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

How to Wire CAT5e/CAT6 Vertical Keystone Jacks

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


  • 110 Punchdown Tool
  • Cutters
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.
Step 2. When the conductors are installed, snap the lid of the jack securely in place.
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

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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