How to Wire a
CAT5e/CAT6 Vertical Keystone Jack

How to Wire CAT5e/CAT6
Vertical Keystone Jacks

Materials Required
  • CAT5e/CAT6 Cable
  • CAT5e/CAT6 Vertical Keystone Jack
  • Cable Stripper
  • 110 Punchdown Tool
  • Cutters
Step1 Step 1. Strip 1" of jacketing from the cable.
Place the insulated conductor pair between the two contacts.
Refer to the color code instructions below. Punch the conductor down using a 110 style tool.
Step2 Step 2. When the conductors are installed, snap the lid of the jack securely in place.
Step3 Step 3. Trim any excess wire. Apply the stress relief tie wrap to secure the cable to the jack. Secure the conductor to lid with plastic wire wrap provided.
Color Code Instructions
Left Side
T568B T568A
White/Green White/Orange
Green Orange
White/Brown White/Brown
Brown Brown
color code diagram
Right Side
T568A T568B
White/Blue White/Blue
Blue Blue
White/Green White/Orange
Green Orange