Ethernet Cables - RJ45/Colors & Crossover

This diagram shows how Ethernet cable color coding works. Alter cables at your own risk. 
Ethernet cable color-coding exists as part of the industry standard - T568A/T458B. Standards exist so technicians can know how the cable should work and can reliably alter the cable when necessary.


Ethernet SwitchesEthernet Switches

Ethernet Media ConvertersEthernet Media Converters

Ethernet Serial ServersEthernet to Serial

Cat 5 CablesEthernet Cables

Recommended Reading


Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

Ethernet to Serial Selection Guide

Ethernet Media Converter Selection Guide