This video provides a demonstration on how to terminate a cable to the 568A specification, showing the preparation and crimping process.
- What you see before you is everything necessary…to make a basic ethernet network.…So, what I've got over here is an ethernet switch.…This is kind of a small office, home office switch,…and you'll see it's got lots of ports on it.…And over here, I want you to take a look.…This is just a motherboard that I pulled…out of the computer graveyard.…It's a motherboard for a desktop computer.…I'm using a motherboard 'cause I'm too lazy…to pick up a whole desktop computer…and put it on this desk.…
But, built into this motherboard,…as with most computers today,…we've got a little RJ-45 connection there.…That is our network connection.…And this is just a piece of unshielded twisted pair,…and let's go ahead and make a network.…So, I'm gonna start over here with the motherboard,…and I'm just gonna snap the RJ-45 in.…Put it in the right spot, Mike.…There we go.…So I've got my connection on one side.…So now over here, I'm just gonna go ahead…and I can plug it into any port on this switch.…It doesn't matter.…
So I've plugged this in, and if you take a look at this,…
- Network topologies
- Fire ratings
- Ethernet basics
- Hubs vs. switches
- 100BASE-T, gigabit, and 10-gigabit Ethernet
- Installing structured cabling
- Testing cable
- Locating cables and connectors with a toner and probe
- Wired connections
Skill Level Beginner
1. Cabling and Topology
2. Ethernet Basics
3. Modern Ethernet
4. Installing a Physical Network
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