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Video Products, Inc., Computers  Dealers, Aurora, OH

How to Wire a CAT5e Horizontal Keystone Jack

Materials Required
  • CAT5e Cable
  • CAT5e Horizontal Keystone Jack
  • Cable Stripper


  • 110 Punchdown Tool
  • Cutters
Step 1. Carefully strip the jacketing from the cable. Do not remove any insulation from the conductors.
Step 2. 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.
Step 3. Trim any excess wire (if 110 tool does not cut).

Color Code Instructions
  T568B T568A
2 Orange Green
1 White/Orange White/Green
7 White/Brown White/Brown
8 Brown Brown
Horizontal Keystone Jack Color Code Diagram
  T568A T568B
3 White/Orange White/Green
6 Orange Green
5 White/Blue White/Blue
4 Blue Blue

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