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T568A/B wiring

On 01/11/06, Derek Atkins <warlord at> wrote:
> Quoting Robert La Ferla <robertlaferla at>:
> > Can you mix TIA/EIA T568A and T568B wired jacks on the same network?
> Yes, you just need to make sure that both ends of the same wire are either
> A or B.

On an electrical level, yes, but on a philosophical level, you
shouldn't. Pick a standard for your site and stick with it. Unless
you're talking about your house, in which case you can do what you
want...but I'd still say pick a standard and stick with it.

Gordon Marx
gcmarx at

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