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Old 23-07-2011
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wiring of patch panel

We have a patch panel in a remote site that has 24 hit with a low standard. I cannot seem to get network connectivity for change. Now I've sung the patch panel to each office, and I get the tone. I've also connected a cable tester on each end. But here's where I'm confused. The cable tester shows only the pins 5 and 6 in vivo. Why would it be? I can go back to punching each connector on both ends to ensure it is correct. And I find that I'm using a standard at both ends. It seems as if these races are drilled for mobile only, with a single pair. What am I missing?
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Re: wiring of patch panel

Try replacing the batteries in your tester. Sometimes when the batteries are low that gives false readings. Then I would like to open a wall jack and check to see how your cable. I replace the batteries and the identical consequences. I opened three of the face plate and I re-scored all three, and still receive illumination only pins 5 and 6 above. If it were a single cable, I would say that perhaps his damaged en route. However, for three different offices, I do not think your cable. The entire cables I have on a further site 568B. Nevertheless I've noticed all the panels are 568A. Cables to mix and match the 568A connection will work, but maintain the same level in all areas.
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Re: wiring of patch panel

My advice would be to draw a wire an office for the patch panel and verify that there are / no joint IDF / breaks a couple was robbed. Are you using a CAT 5 patch panel.There are different types of patch panels. The difference between 568A and 568B wiring is pin 1,2,3,6 exchanged. Pins 1,2,3,6 are for data transmission are not used 4.5, 7.8 are for the POE.i think this information may be helpful to you .if you have any further query than do let me know.
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Re: wiring of patch panel

How do I connect the meter to the patch panel. Have you try the authentic cable that is being used to that. Test your tester on a recognized working cable.568A vs. 568B makes no dissimilarity as long as both ends are the same. Mix them with at one end and B on the other and ends with a crossover cable. The tester will say "crossover" in that case. Let us know what you find. If you need any further assistance than do tell me here.
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Re: wiring of patch panel

I have a cable tester on one end with the on / off the ground and at one end with a cable cat5e working and the LED on the connector in the office also has a job to test each cable cat5e see cable. But individual who comes in the server room from the tone of today floor.again and I found that only 2 pins are hot. The two pins are strong in the toner when out of tune, so they are definitely live. But the others are very quiet, if not silent. I'm thinking of running a long cable and punch down from each end and see what happens to me. At this point, I'm thinking it's the cable.
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Re: wiring of patch panel

Here is a troubleshooting step if you do. Separate the cable at the finish of the wall plate. Also remove the cable beginning the patch panel. Stripe all four-pair cables on equally end. After that attach two cables mutually at one end, like the green pair, then go to the another end and unite them to the turn green and continuity tester tone generator, if you get a light The couple goes all the way. Do this for the other three pairs. If the light is not lit, the cable breaks or splits along the road. I know this is hard work, but it will solve problems for testing.
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