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Old 03-05-2008, 09:45 AM   #1
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I am wireing up wall plates at work and i want to know if anyone can confirm that this is wired correctly. It works, but that doesn't mean it was done right thgough...

this is how i made the cable end that plugs into the switch...


this is how i did the wall plate...


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the only thing "wrong" is that I put all lines in towards the center, the cut end is out. no biggie though
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yeah, i'm thinking i'll do that next time. this is the first one i've done (ever...) and the green yellow colors threw me.
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Looks good.
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What type of tool did you use to punch down the wires on to the jack?
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standard 110 punch down tool
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What type of tool did you use to punch down the wires on to the jack?
A pair of needle nose pliers...

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standard 110 punch down tool
but that is what i'm going to go get to do it right...
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Better get the punch down tool. Network wires can be really picky. I've done it for years and even with teh tool it can still not work right.
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Better get the punch down tool. Network wires can be really picky. I've done it for years and even with teh tool it can still not work right.
Punch down tool FTW!!
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plus the punch down tool trims off the ends, less chance for interferance.
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