The RJ 45 plug (common name for plug 8P8C) is used for Ethernet connections or for telephone connections and some computer networks. In 2008, it replaced the traditional T-shaped telephone sockets in homes. Imposed at that date in new dwellings, it is lacking in older homes. It may therefore be justified to install one or more cards of this type.
The installation of an RJ 45 wall outlet does not differ from that of a standard 2P + T outlet. Depending on the nature of the wall, different types of wallbox will be used. We can also make an apparent installation in wall, with chopsticks or skirting PVC. The wiring of the plug as the plug is much more delicate given the fineness and the number of conductors (8). One must be very precise in stripping and follow the order of the wiring convention depending on the use of the network.
Drilling and installation of the housing
1. The RJ45 sockets must not be installed more than 1.30 m above the ground. Here the marker is placed 12.5 cm from the plinth.
2. Drill at the mark with a hole saw (here in plasterboard).
3. Remove the plasterboard cylinder, if necessary with an electrician's screwdriver or a piece of wire.
4. Check that the hole can accommodate the flush-mounting box (yellow for drywall).
5. Enlarge the hole to the rasp if the housing is struggling to enter its housing.
6. Engage the flush-mounting box and route the cable jacket into the housing after opening the cover for the duct passage.
7. Put the case in place by hand and then finish with a few hammers to push it in completely. It is better for him to enter a little more force than to float in his dwelling.
8. Tighten the set screws of the flush-mounting box to prevent any risk of tearing.
9. Strip the sheath of the RJ45 cable 2-3 cm with an electrician's knife.
10. Rotate the cable on the knife blade and bend the cable to expose it.
11. Use the cable puller for the RJ45 cable.
Wiring the RJ45 plug
1. The plug consists of a connection socket, an outer cover and a cover for the screws. The demonstration of wiring is done here on the table for better readability.
2. Leverage with a small screwdriver to remove the screw cover.
3. An RJ45 cable is composed of 4 pairs of conductors.
4. De-stress all drivers by hand.
5. The drivers must be set up according to one of the two proposed diagrams (A and B).
6. Take diagram B for a first new installation.
7. Open the form. It has a jaw to strip drivers and ensure contact.
8. Arrange the conductors in pairs according to diagram B.
9. Close the plug on the conductors.
Placing the RJ45 plug
1. Clip the plug on its turntable.
2. Place the plate in the recess box.
3. Tighten the connection and locking screws of the board to its flush-mounting box.
4. Put on the cover for the screws.
5. Fit the outer cover.
6. Connect an RJ45 cable to the jack.
7. Connect your computer to join your network.
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