Step 7: Congradulations! If ALL went well, you have just Terminated your very own custom length CAable. I hope you enjoyed reading and utilizing this instructable as much as i enjoyed making it! Modular connectors come in four sizes: 4-, 6-, 8-, and 10-position, where a position is a location for a contact. Not all of the positions may have contacts installed. When contacts are omitted,. Instructions for making Ethernet 'patch cables ' using RJ 45 connectors and Cat5e bulk cable. Here's how to make a standard cable : Cut into the plastic sheath about 1 inch (2.5 cm) from the end of the cut cable. RJ 45 to RJ 45 Connector. How to Make a T1 Rollover Cable. Editor: Admin. How to Make RJ 45 July 19. How To Make An Ethernet Cable (You may also use Category 6 or CAT6 cabling which has higher performance specifications and is about 20 more expensive than CAT5e.). If you have any questions, comments or concerns please Comment below OR PM me! I will be sure to get back with you as soon as i can! Comments.
Step 5: Now your going to install a cable connector boot. this adds protection to the cable at the termination so the cable doesnt chafe and get ruined and extends the cable life.