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

How to Wire a CAT5e Shielded Keystone Jack

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


  • 110 Punchdown Tool
  • Cutters
Step 1. Strip outer sheath insulation back 1", roll back the foil shield insulation and tie the foil down with the drain wire.
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 excess wire (if 110 tool does not cut). Snap on metal shield cover.

Color Code Instructions
Left Side
T568B T568A
White/Orange White/Green
Orange Green
White/Brown White/Brown
Brown Brown
color coded diagram
Right Side
T568A T568B
White/Blue White/Blue
Blue Blue
White/Orange White/Green
Orange Green

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Video Products Inc (VPI), based in Aurora, OH (USA), is dedicated to supplying the highest quality connectivity products to integrators, distributors, IT professionals, and tech-savvy home-users. VPIs product line includes a wide variety of monitor testers, cables, adapters, switches and splitters. All products are rigorously tested and are backed with a one-year warranty on all parts and labor, and a 30-day satisfaction guarantee. For more information, visit