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Ethernet pinout purposes


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#1 famicus

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Posted 20 June 2014 - 07:15 PM

Pins 1, 2, 3, and 6 are used for sending and receiving data.

 

Pins 4, 5, 7, and 8 however...

 

I think those are used for PoE and grounding purposes? But i want to confirm.

 

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Posted 20 June 2014 - 07:35 PM

I am assuming you are referring to a straight through Ethernet, not a crossover cable.

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