Presentation on theme: "How to Make a Straight-through Cable"— Presentation transcript:
1 How to Make a Straight-through Cable Select the “View Show” command from the “Slide Show” menu.
2 After completing this lesson, you will be able to create a functioning straight-through cable.
3 Strip the Wire CoatingFirst strip about an inch and ½ of the plastic coating from the end of the UTP media. Do this carefully so you don’t cut any of the copper wires in the cable.
4 What not to do?This is why they inventedwire cutters.
5 Untwist and Straighten the Wires After removing a portion of the coating, untwist each wire from it’s partner and straighten them out.
6 Order the Wires for Placement in the RJ-45 Connector. Place the wires in the following order, starting from left and going right, and then trim them with the wire cutter before placing them in the RJ-45 connector.White OrangeOrangeWhite greenBlueWhite blueGreenWhite brownbrown
7 CrimpingNext, insert the wires neatly into the RJ-45. Then crimp the wires tight. Using the crimping toolBut not that tight
8 Repeat the procedure on the opposite end of the cable.
9 Testing your cableTake your cable toMr. Wright to see ifit passes.
10 Congratulations You just made your first cable! SEEAGAINENDSHOW