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Rj45 female connector

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About rj45 female connector

An RJ45 connector is a kind of modular interconnection device. RJ stands for Registered Jack. When an RJ45 connector is matched with a cable, the whole system provides data communication service to various electronic devices and systems. An RJ45 connection consists of an RJ45 female and an RJ45 male connector. The RJ 45 connector contains 8 pins and 8 wire positions to handle signals or power so that it can accommodate 4 twisted wire pairs.

Two types of connection standards for RJ45 female connector

Connection standards define the organization of the eight wires in the connector. There are two types of connection standards: T568A and T568B. Both of them could work in an Ethernet network. However, keep in mind not to confuse the two connection standards. Otherwise, the data line will be incompatible, resulting in the RJ45 female Ethernet connector cannot be used.

The cables used in Ethernet and EtherCAT networks are different, such as CAT5 cable and CAT6 cable. Although they are both designed with 4 twisted wire pairs, there are CAT6 female connectors and CAT5 female connectors. Choosing the right connector matched with the cable is important for better connecting results.

Applications of RJ45 female connectors

RJ45 female connectors are the standard solution for connecting with networks, peripherals, and telecommunications. RJ45 splitter adapters make the interconnection system suitable for those beyond office or home networking. They are also great for PCB connectors providing supporting services for network communication equipment. There are different types of RJ45 connectors, including Ethernet female-to-female connectors, waterproof RJ45 couplers, and RJ45 DB9 adapters.

Things to remember when using RJ45 female connectors

The mechanical life of the female-to-female Ethernet connectors will be shortened if they are plugged in and out frequently. When a certain number of times is reached, the RJ45 female connector will be damaged. Please make sure the RJ45 female-to-female coupler is fully connected when using it. Otherwise, data signals will be lost and result in network disconnection. Take care of the RJ45 female connector pins. If they break, RJ45 female connectors will not work.