Lab 3 - Making Ethernet Cat-5 cables

Step 1
Observe as Dr. Skon Demonstrates the process.

Step 2
Review the Tutorial Linked to this assignment at: Tutorial

Step 3
Select a partner. Help each other make two cables, one for each.
Cut a 2-3 foot Length of CAT-5 cable
Terminate both ends as a straight though cable.

Step 4
Test using the Cable Tester provided.
Test using you computer.
Keep trying until you get it right!

Step 5
Turn in your cables.
Write up a half page lab report, addressing:
1. Comment on you difficulties and success.
2. Comment on any thing important you learned.
3. Describe the difference between a straight through cable and a crossover cable. How is each used.
Topic revision: r2 - 2012-09-25 - JimSkon
 
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