Patch Vs. Crossover Cable?

Answer Patch and crossover cables are made from four-pair twisted copper cable, and are used to connect computer network devices. Even though they look the same, they are made, and used, differently.

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Cat 6 Ethernet Cable Patch Vs. Crossover?

Choosing the proper cable to connect your network devices will determine whether or not they work. Understanding the difference between patch and crossover cables and knowing the capabilities of yo... Read More »

How to Make a Crossover Cable from One Standard Ethernet Cable?

This article would benefit from step-by-step photos. You can help wikiHow by adding photos to this article. Click here for instructions. Notice added on 2009-02-20.If you need a Crossover Cable, an... Read More »

Whats the difference between a patch cable and an ethernet cable?

Same thing.A 'patch' cable is generally shorter as it's used to make the small jump from the switch to the distribution board, or the floor socket to the PC.But, mechanically they are exactly the s... Read More »

What is a crossover UTP cable?

A crossover UTP cable is an Ethernet cable for computer networking that has wires inside the cable with a configuration from standard Ethernet cables. A crossover cable can directly connect two com... Read More »