Cabling is no-doubt one of the fundamentals of the IT world.
Whether you're an Intern or a Level III Technician, you'll eventually run into a situation that requires you to create and run cable. What seems like an easy task can turn into a real headache if the proper steps aren't executed properly.
This course is designed to teach you the core principles of network cabling so that you can;
By the end, you'll know network cable wiring inside and out.
So, If you're ready to hone your skills in the art of cabling, Enroll now.
In this video I quickly take apart a cable and expose the inner wiring.
RJ - 45 Connectors are the main connectors we use for data transfer
It's the successor to the RJ - 11 cable, which we primarily use for voice.
Electrician Scissors - Used for cutting cable
** Not kitchen scissors like the ones used in the video!!
We start by defining a "Patch cable", a patch of cable used to test a larger portion of that cable.
We begin the process of creating a patch cable by cutting off some cable and opening it up.
Once you've exposed the cable's inner wiring, you'll want to color code and level them.
In this lecture, I demonstrate how to use the crimper to install RJ - 45 connectors.
This video's a review of the connector installation.
The most important part of creating cables - testing.
Now that the wires are fitted, we secure them to the jack using the Impact tool.
A review of punching down a jack
Time to test our new cable!
Every cabling job is going to be different. Here are a few tips for navigating a job in the field.
Congrats on making it to the end!
If you have any lingering questions, please leave it in the Q&A. I promise I'll answer any questions you might have.
Matt's a tech fanatic with a passion for computer hardware and an extensive background in the professional IT field.
Naturally, he's loved tinkering with computers his whole life, building and upgrading various systems along the way. He has acquired a wide variety of skills as a result of his years of experience working with hardware. From setting up extreme performance rigs to cabling new and old infrastructure, he's done it all.
Nothing makes him happier than passing on his expertise onto those out there willing to learn and expand their skill sets. Knowledge should be applicable, understandable, and most importantly, useful. If you take any of his courses, you'll see how detailed he gets in breaking down every idea. You won't miss a thing!