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In TIA-568B, wires are in the order 1, 2, 3, 6, 5, 4, 7, 8 on the modular jack on each end. The colour-order would be orange/white, orange, green/white, blue, blue/white, green, brown/white, brown:
The configuration of 100BASE-TX networks is very similar to 10BASE-T. When used to build a local area network, the devices on the network (computers, printers etc.) are typically connected to a hub or switch, creating a star network. Alternatively it is possible to connect two devices directly using a cross-over cable.
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