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Ethernet cables not appearing to work in lounge....

Discussion in 'Networks & Internet Connectivity' started by Bazzards, May 8, 2019.

  1. Bazzards

    Hitman

    Joined: Jul 2, 2008

    Posts: 855

    Location: Near London

    Quick update, wired the plugs 3 times and still no internet. Was using cat 5e plugs, so have cat 6 plugs on order, whether that makes any difference, I don’t know. Will update at weekend.
     
  2. bledd

    Don

    Joined: Oct 21, 2002

    Posts: 46,123

    Location: Parts Unknown

    Take photos of the ends.

    They must be in the correct order and in far enough.

    568B is the scheme you want to use.

    What does your tester show? Both ends.
     
  3. Bazzards

    Hitman

    Joined: Jul 2, 2008

    Posts: 855

    Location: Near London

    Thanks one and all. I purchased some cat 6 pass through connectors and with a bit of fiddling all cables working fine. I now have cabled internet in the lounge. :)

    These are solid core cables, so will look at patch panels in the future.
     
  4. bremen1874

    Capodecina

    Joined: Oct 20, 2008

    Posts: 10,046

    The first plugs you bought may have been for stranded cable only. They can work with solid core cable, but they aren't 100% reliable.