How To: Terminate a Shielded Cat6/6A External Ground Pass Through RJ45 Connector
Nov 16, 2023

How To: Terminate a Shielded Cat6/6A External Ground Pass Through RJ45 Connector

One of the most challenging Ethernet cable terminations, is the shielded Cat6 or Cat6A RJ45 connector. Let's walk you through...
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Slaying the Dragon: RJ45 Termination of Cat6 & Cat6A Shielded Direct Burial Ethernet
Apr 13, 2023

Slaying the Dragon: RJ45 Termination of Cat6 & Cat6A Shielded Direct Burial Ethernet

If you want the biggest challenge of all when terminating Ethernet cable, then take on our Cat6 Shielded Direct Burial cable and...
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Low-Voltage Q&A With Don and Dave
Sep 30, 2022

Low-Voltage Q&A With Don and Dave

We often get asked questions through email, live chat, social media, and over the phone. A lot of times these...
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Terminating Pass-Through RJ45 Connectors onto Solid Copper Ethernet Cable  --  A Really Bad Idea?
May 26, 2022

Terminating Pass-Through RJ45 Connectors onto Solid Copper Ethernet Cable -- A Really Bad Idea?

A question that keeps coming up is “Do pass-through RJ45 connector plugs not work as well as the standard solid...
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Choosing the Right Termination -  Keystone Jack vs RJ45 Connector vs Field Termination Plug
Jan 13, 2022

Choosing the Right Termination - Keystone Jack vs RJ45 Connector vs Field Termination Plug

The folks at trueCABLE frequently get asked a great number of questions about the correct cable needed for any particular...
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How To: Terminate an Unshielded Pass Through RJ45 Connector
Jul 30, 2021

How To: Terminate an Unshielded Pass Through RJ45 Connector

Termination means to attach something to the raw end of the cable so it can be plugged into something else...
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Load Bar Staggered RJ45 Connectors: Do They Increase Ethernet Cable Performance?
Jun 21, 2021

Load Bar Staggered RJ45 Connectors: Do They Increase Ethernet Cable Performance?

Companies selling staggered RJ45 8P8C modular plugs often state in the product description that this new fangled attachment “improves cable...
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How To: Terminate a Shielded Cat5e Internal Ground Pass Through RJ45 Connector
Apr 26, 2021

How To: Terminate a Shielded Cat5e Internal Ground Pass Through RJ45 Connector

How To: Terminate a Shielded Cat5e Internal Ground Pass Through RJ45 Connector Written by Don Schultz, trueCABLE Senior Technical Advisor,...
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RJ45 vs. RJ11: What's the Difference?
Feb 28, 2021

RJ45 vs. RJ11: What's the Difference?

If you work with networking, telecommunications or any cabling systems, understanding the distinction between RJ45 and RJ11 connectors is critical....
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