Cabling: Optical Fiber Connector and Rj- 45 Connector Modular Essay

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Cable Connector and
Tool Identification
Guide

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This Cable Connector and Tool Identification Guide will allow
you to view connectors and tools in living color. Many items in
the data-communications industry are color-coded; for example,
orange is used to designate fiber optic cable. Some of the products shown in the following pages are:
• Connectors

• Fiber optic test scope

• Cables

• Cable tester

• Mount box

• Punch-down block

• Wall plates

• Fiber patch panel

• Jacks

• Telephone installation

• Face plates

• Fiber optic breakout box

• Cable strippers

• Wiring closet

• Connectorizing kits

• Tractor-mounted unspooler

FIBER OPTIC PATCH CABLE
with MT-RJ connectors

FIBER OPTIC PATCH CABLE
with ST connectors

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A SIX-FIBER MULTIMODE FIBER
OPTIC CABLE
Notice Kevlar threads (yellow) at top.

ARMORED FIBER OPTIC CABLE

A 25-PAIR UTP CABLE
This cable is often used for
telephone applications.

TYPE 1 TOKEN RING CABLE
Notice the shielding and unique
connector.

TWIN-AXIAL CABLE

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SILVER SATIN CABLE
with an RJ-45 connector

MODULAR JACK THAT UTILIZES
EITHER 568A OR 568B PINOUT
CONFIGURATIONS

3M HOTMELT™ ST FIBER
OPTIC CONNECTOR

TWIN-AXIAL CABLE TO
RJ-11 BALUN

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RACEWAY AND SURFACE
MOUNT BOX

MODULAR WALL PLATE
with RJ-45, coaxial video, RCA,
S-Video, and fiber optic connectors

CABLE WITH BOTH 110 AND RJ-45 ENDS
(Photo courtesy of The Siemon Company)

RJ-45 CRIMP-ON CONNECTOR
(Photo courtesy of The Siemon
Company)

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SURFACE-MOUNT, MODULAR
MULTIMEDIA BOX

EXAMPLE OF A SURFACE-MOUNT
BISCUIT JACK

FIXED-DESIGN, DUPLEX, RJ-45
WALL PLATE THAT USES 110
PUNCH-DOWNS

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MODULAR FURNITURE WITH FOUR
ANGLED JACKS
(one with a dust cover)

MODULAR FURNITURE FACEPLATES
both low profile (foreground) and normal
(background)

FIXED DESIGN
WALL PLATES
A. Token Ring
B. RJ-11
C. Dual cable TV
(coax)
B

A

WALL PLATES
A. Modular 3 position
with three RJ-45 jacks
B. Modular with six
RJ-45 jacks
C. Fixed design with
single RJ-45 jack
D. A 6-port wall plate
filled with various types
of multimedia jacks
E. A 4-port metal wall
plate
F. A 4-port wall plate
filled with RJ-45 jacks
G. A 6-port wall plate
filled with various types
of RJ-45 jacks

A

C

C

B

D

E

F

G

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6A FIBER OPTIC WALL PLATE
SURROUND ADD-ON

SIX-GANG, MODULAR FURNITURE
WALL PLATE WITH ANGLED JACKS

DUAL SC CONNECTOR FIBER
PATCH PANEL

TELEPHONE WALL PLATE WITH
MODULAR JACK
HEAVILY SHIELDED 110-TO-RJ-45
PUNCH-DOWN BLOCK

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A 110-TO-RJ-45 PUNCH-DOWN
(Photo courtesy of The Siemon
Company)

SIDE VIEW OF A 110 PUNCH-DOWN
BLOCK

66-BLOCK WITH A 50-PAIR CABLE
CONNECTOR

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