I started the network and phone wiring in the utility room. O-M-G. I don’t know what made me think my buddies in IT had a cushy job. My hat’s off to Lenny and his crew of unsung heroes. Wiring a building is a PITA. The worse part is that you may not know you have a bad cable until the very very end. I wired up the first two cables and nothing worked. It wasn’t until I wired up the 12th that I realize I had confused which box the first two ran from – even though I had done a good job of labeling everything.
- cut to length; remove outer insulation; cut thread; cut core; untwist all the pairs; align; push into pin block
- white with blue … blue … white with green … green … white with orange … orange … white with brown … brown
Oh boy, this is fun …. 1, 2, 3, 4, … Oh boy, this is tedious … 16, 17, 18, 19, … Oh please, ENOUGH ! … 29, 30, 31 ….
Did I forget to mention, the phone system uses the same wiring ?!