[TAG] Wiring a house with ethernet
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Tue Oct 18 21:13:44 MSD 2005
On Tue, Oct 18, 2005 at 09:01:01AM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> o Ideal Industries, Inc. Crimpmaster (some model or other, not indicated)
Mine's an ATP, but it's decent.
> o Progressive Electronics, Inc. model 200B inductive amplifier
> o Progressive Electronics, Inc. model 77M toner
> o Harris - Dracon Division model HD8762/D-814 punch tool ("impact tool")
I have the 714.
> o Siemon Company Modapt RJ45 pin-breakout tool (w/pin-diagrams for
> T568A, T568B, and USOC)
That's a "banjo" adapter, right?
> o Ideal Industries T-Stripper wirestripping tool with preset holes for
> AWG 10, 12, 14, 16, 18
I have teeth for that. :-)
> cheated all at the same time. ;-> (They also tend to all have the same
> make/model of "butt set" tester telephone, which I don't, because I
> seldom touch voice circuits.)
Harris Dracon TS-21 or 22, usually; mine's a 21.
> You can learn a lot from old telephone company guys, but take care not
> to learn too much: I've seen several ethernet cabling jobs go off the
> rails because these guys figure that Cat3 standards have been good
> enough for them since 1952, so they should be good enough for you.
Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
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