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Post 34 made on Thursday June 21, 2012 at 06:37
Ernie Gilman
Yes, That Ernie!
December 2001
On June 19, 2012 at 23:09, Fins said...
I shouldn't have joked earlier. After reterminating a dozen keypad connections for élan keypads today, my helper turned around and screwed up ten patch cables by completely reversing the solids and stripes for a standard 568A end.

I did something like that a few months ago. I carefully fanned out the wires, got them in order, and very exactly slipped the connectors on upside down. It read like hell on the tester!

On June 19, 2012 at 10:20, Audiophiliac said...
I like to use B. Especially since we started working with CAT6 more. It is just easier to terminate. :)

Why? Since there is no spec for which wires have the most twist, there probably is no spec for how the wires are arranged in a particular model of cable. Therefore you could decide to change wire brands and suddenly find A is easier. And as far as that goes, either one should be harder to terminate at one end than the other due to the reversal of order of the wires. Yeah, I know you're fanning them out, but it's still a bit more easy to do it one way than another, and that reverses at the other end.

Of course, I could be wrong.
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