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How to Make Ethernet Cable

In the past, if you wished to install an Ethernet cable in your office or home you would have needed to contact a network engineer. Even though Ethernet cables may seem complicated due to the many wires forming its structure, it is now possible for just about anyone to easily create their own patch cables.

In this infographic, 1000 Ft Cables provides a step-by-step guide that shows you exactly how to build your own Ethernet cable. They also answer any questions you may have regarding the measurements, crimping, or the general structure of an Ethernet cable. Learn how to build your own patch cables today!

How to Make Ethernet Cable

Did You Know You Can Do These 4 Things with an Ethernet Cable? (Video)

Every office and network is filled with Ethernet cables. To the average worker, they’re a contribution to a mess behind a computer or in a server room, but a necessity for fast and reliable internet or network access. To an experienced IT pro, specifically those who specialize in networks, though, Ethernet cables are more complex than that and offer some interesting functionality.

This video from Tinkernut offers some insight to the Ethernet cable. Starting with a brief overview of how these office essentials work, the video also provides four clever hacks for an Ethernet cable. If you’d like to learn more about these, have a watch. If you think you already know everything there is to know, then definitely check this out to see if you can learn something new.

Note: The video also states that Ethernet cables are going obsolete, which sparks some colourful debate on its YouTube page. Would you agree?