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Re: E1 - RJ45 pinout with ethernet crossover cable
In article <[email protected]>, Miquel van Smoorenburg <[email protected]> wrote: > >In article ><[email protected]ia.net>, >Sam Stickland <[email protected]> wrote: >>Quick question: If I have two E1 ports (RJ45), then will running a >>straight ethernet cable between the two ports have the same affect as >>plugging a ballan into each port and using a pair of coax (over a v. >>short distance). >> >>Likewise would using an ethernet crossover cable have the same affect as >>swapping the pairs round on one balland. >> >>Or are the pinouts different to ethernet? I tried googling but couldn't >>find anything (perhaps because I can't seem to spell ballan :/ ). > >The pinouts are different. It's easy to make your own E1 crosscable >though. > >E1 uses pairs 4-5 and 3-6, just swap those. > > 4-5 <------------> 3-6 > 3-6 <------------> 4-5 I wrote this from memory, and I got it wrong. Sorry. It's not 4/5 and 3/6, but 1/2 and 4/5 (as others undoubtedly will point out). Mike.