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why haven't ethernet connectors changed?
- Subject: why haven't ethernet connectors changed?
- From: jra at baylink.com (Jay Ashworth)
- Date: Sat, 22 Dec 2012 11:07:18 -0500 (EST)
- In-reply-to: <[email protected]om>
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jimmy Hess" <mysidia at gmail.com>
> On 12/21/12, Naslund, Steve <SNaslund at medline.com> wrote:
> > I have noticed that too. However it is not the RJ-45 connector's fault.
> > It is the morons that insist on recessing connectors in places where you
> > can't get your finger on the tab. I like the patch cords that have
> > the
> Likely any connector with a latching retention mechanism requiring a
> manual release will have this kind of problem in space-constrained
> situations. A small flat edge screwdriver, spudger, or similar
> instrument can work wonders, since they are much longer than
I, too, have had to peel patch cables with boots off the front of a 4506;
it is indeed no fun.
That's not really where they belong, though; they belong on 6-12'+ *drop*
cables, not on patch cables. There, they're useful in saving you having
to reconnectorize a cable when you pull the clip off, while back-fishing
it. You can -- and should -- order frame patch cables without the boots.
Jay R. Ashworth Baylink jra at baylink.com
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