GolfHos
 
*
June 02, 2020, 08:00:11 AM
Username: Password: Duration:

RJ11 stupid question

 
Pages: [1]   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: RJ11 stupid question  (Read 1702 times)
0 Members and 1 Lurker/Spider are viewing this topic.
Uisce Beatha
Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
From: In the Jar

Karma: 116
Posts: 7357
Offline Offline

Get me the tank!

View ProfileIgnore this user
RJ11 stupid question
« on: November 05, 2007, 07:10:56 AM »

I have to do some telephone line mods today.  It's been ages.  I need to go buy a couple of female extension jacks and hook 'em up.  I don't want in-the-wall units.  I have loose wires coming into my AV stuff and I just want free-hanging jacks.

So, stupid question time.  Am I safe running down to Lowes or Radio Shack for these?  Also, do I need any special tools?  I used to have a 'crimper' back in the day for RJ11 and RJ45 but I have no idea where it is.  It wouldn't help me for female connections anyway. 
Logged Return to Top

"If you're darker than a caramel, Reverend Al speaks for you." - Aasif Mandvi
"Well, you can tell by the way I use my walk, I'm a woman's man: no time to talk." - stroh
hobbit
Tartan Jacket
From: The Shire

Karma: 27
Posts: 1823
Offline Offline


View ProfileIgnore this user
Re: RJ11 stupid question
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2007, 07:15:29 AM »

I still have my crimper..... somewhere.

I know the in-the-wall units have the 'blade' type termination (no crimper needed), just not sure about free-hanging ones.

Logged Return to Top

I've gone to find myself.  If I get back before I return, keep me here.
Uisce Beatha
Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
From: In the Jar

Karma: 116
Posts: 7357
Offline Offline

Get me the tank!

View ProfileIgnore this user
Re: RJ11 stupid question
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2007, 09:17:04 AM »

If I stumped Hicks on telecom I know I'm in trouble.   Wink
Logged Return to Top

"If you're darker than a caramel, Reverend Al speaks for you." - Aasif Mandvi
"Well, you can tell by the way I use my walk, I'm a woman's man: no time to talk." - stroh
stroh
Sleeveless Hoodie
From: Impact Crater Springs, CA

Karma: 155
Posts: 16135
Offline Offline

We're doomed!

View ProfileIgnore this user
Re: RJ11 stupid question
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2007, 09:29:20 AM »

If you're asking what I think you're asking, you should be just fine.  No crimper needed.  You may have to buy an actual jack, even if you don't plan to sink it in the wall.  you can get a small round modular one for about $1.50.  Then you just strip, and screw down the wires.  red, green, yellow, and black IIRC.


Is this for the DirecTV receiver?
Logged Return to Top
hobbit
Tartan Jacket
From: The Shire

Karma: 27
Posts: 1823
Offline Offline


View ProfileIgnore this user
Re: RJ11 stupid question
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2007, 09:34:53 AM »

If I stumped Hicks on telecom I know I'm in trouble.   Wink

I've always used the in-wall ones - no 'shoddy' work from me with dangling mods  En Guard

 Cheesy
Logged Return to Top

I've gone to find myself.  If I get back before I return, keep me here.
Uisce Beatha
Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
From: In the Jar

Karma: 116
Posts: 7357
Offline Offline

Get me the tank!

View ProfileIgnore this user
Re: RJ11 stupid question
« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2007, 09:35:44 AM »

If you're asking what I think you're asking, you should be just fine.  No crimper needed.  You may have to buy an actual jack, even if you don't plan to sink it in the wall.  you can get a small round modular one for about $1.50.  Then you just strip, and screw down the wires.  red, green, yellow, and black IIRC.


Is this for the DirecTV receiver?

Yep.  x2.

Wires are there.  Blue and blue/white are single line telephone and that's what I had plugged into the old Dish equipment.  However, the lines are way too long for the new stand and they're male connectors coming straight from the wall to the units.  I need to shorten the lines and figure I might as well go with female connectors closer to the wall for flexibility.
Logged Return to Top

"If you're darker than a caramel, Reverend Al speaks for you." - Aasif Mandvi
"Well, you can tell by the way I use my walk, I'm a woman's man: no time to talk." - stroh
Uisce Beatha
Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
From: In the Jar

Karma: 116
Posts: 7357
Offline Offline

Get me the tank!

View ProfileIgnore this user
Re: RJ11 stupid question
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2007, 09:37:56 AM »


no 'shoddy' work from me with dangling mods


Honestly though, that's really not your call to make.   Hump
Logged Return to Top

"If you're darker than a caramel, Reverend Al speaks for you." - Aasif Mandvi
"Well, you can tell by the way I use my walk, I'm a woman's man: no time to talk." - stroh
Uisce Beatha
Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
From: In the Jar

Karma: 116
Posts: 7357
Offline Offline

Get me the tank!

View ProfileIgnore this user
Re: RJ11 stupid question
« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2007, 03:00:29 PM »

In case you need to know:

Radio Shack -  Thunbs Down

Lowes -  Thumbs Up

Oh, one more thing.

Guy who decided we needed two RJ45 wiring standardsCussing Cussing Cussing Cussing Cussing Cussing Cussing
Logged Return to Top

"If you're darker than a caramel, Reverend Al speaks for you." - Aasif Mandvi
"Well, you can tell by the way I use my walk, I'm a woman's man: no time to talk." - stroh
hobbit
Tartan Jacket
From: The Shire

Karma: 27
Posts: 1823
Offline Offline


View ProfileIgnore this user
Re: RJ11 stupid question
« Reply #8 on: November 05, 2007, 03:10:19 PM »

In case you need to know:

Radio Shack -  Thunbs Down

Lowes -  Thumbs Up

Oh, one more thing.

Guy who decided we needed two RJ45 wiring standardsCussing Cussing Cussing Cussing Cussing Cussing Cussing

LOL - thats easy these days - hardly any need for crossover cables anymore.  Any recent switch will have auto MDI/MDI-X capabilities.  Unless you're wiring two computers directly to one another, its safe to forget about crossover wiring.

Logged Return to Top

I've gone to find myself.  If I get back before I return, keep me here.
Uisce Beatha
Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
From: In the Jar

Karma: 116
Posts: 7357
Offline Offline

Get me the tank!

View ProfileIgnore this user
Re: RJ11 stupid question
« Reply #9 on: November 05, 2007, 03:19:21 PM »

It's not the cross-over bit.  I get that.  It's the different pin-outs for 568A v. 568B.  Why?   Huh?

Since this is a phone jack it didn't really matter as blue and blue/white are the same in both but, damn, it sure made me think much more than I wanted.   Undecided
Logged Return to Top

"If you're darker than a caramel, Reverend Al speaks for you." - Aasif Mandvi
"Well, you can tell by the way I use my walk, I'm a woman's man: no time to talk." - stroh
hobbit
Tartan Jacket
From: The Shire

Karma: 27
Posts: 1823
Offline Offline


View ProfileIgnore this user
Re: RJ11 stupid question
« Reply #10 on: November 05, 2007, 03:44:22 PM »

It's not the cross-over bit.  I get that.  It's the different pin-outs for 568A v. 568B.  Why?   Huh?

Since this is a phone jack it didn't really matter as blue and blue/white are the same in both but, damn, it sure made me think much more than I wanted.   Undecided

Oh, well the true pin out is the same, its just colors - do it however you want.  Toss in some fuchsia if ya want, or some periwinkle.

Logged Return to Top

I've gone to find myself.  If I get back before I return, keep me here.
Uisce Beatha
Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
From: In the Jar

Karma: 116
Posts: 7357
Offline Offline

Get me the tank!

View ProfileIgnore this user
Re: RJ11 stupid question
« Reply #11 on: November 05, 2007, 04:10:04 PM »

LOL.  The problem is not knowing how it's configured on the other end.  They can be either pattern but they do have to match. 

You're the second person in my life to use the word periwinkle.  I've been arguing with a friend for 8.5 years that it's not a real word since nobody else uses it.  So now you've gone and ruined that for me.   Wink

Logged Return to Top

"If you're darker than a caramel, Reverend Al speaks for you." - Aasif Mandvi
"Well, you can tell by the way I use my walk, I'm a woman's man: no time to talk." - stroh
stroh
Sleeveless Hoodie
From: Impact Crater Springs, CA

Karma: 155
Posts: 16135
Offline Offline

We're doomed!

View ProfileIgnore this user
Re: RJ11 stupid question
« Reply #12 on: November 05, 2007, 04:49:46 PM »

Pretty sure it's real.

Logged Return to Top
hobbit
Tartan Jacket
From: The Shire

Karma: 27
Posts: 1823
Offline Offline


View ProfileIgnore this user
Re: RJ11 stupid question
« Reply #13 on: November 05, 2007, 04:59:49 PM »

Pretty sure it's real.




Did you understand a word that he just said?

Logged Return to Top

I've gone to find myself.  If I get back before I return, keep me here.
Uisce Beatha
Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
From: In the Jar

Karma: 116
Posts: 7357
Offline Offline

Get me the tank!

View ProfileIgnore this user
Re: RJ11 stupid question
« Reply #14 on: November 06, 2007, 07:21:47 AM »

Brad Pitt should have won an Oscar.  No contest.  He was brilliant.

NSFW.

Logged Return to Top

"If you're darker than a caramel, Reverend Al speaks for you." - Aasif Mandvi
"Well, you can tell by the way I use my walk, I'm a woman's man: no time to talk." - stroh
Pages: [1]   Return to Top
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Related Posts
Office Etiquette Question
If he is so cold all the time why did he pick Pittsburgh to live in? Another stu
by Spanky

[SPOILERS] Fantasy Football Week 1
Yeah, you should be set.  The only reason I was calling out twoiron is beca
by dystopia

Office Etiquette Question
1. good question2. just being too nice i guess.  intraoffice infighting is
by Aske

Dumb question
Nope, does not remind me of Alfred Hitchcock.Oh, and to borrow a small phrase fr
by E-A-G-L-E!

 


 
  Powered by SMF | SMF © 2001-2009, Lewis Media

Dilber MC Theme by HarzeM