Cat5 Cable or Category 5 Cables the type of networking cable made by twisting the internal wires. That is why it is also known as Twisted pair networking cable. The most commonly used form of Cat5 cable is Cat5e cable which supports the network bandwidth of up to 100MHz. The cable transfers data with the speed of 1000 BASE-T, i.e., gigabit ethernet speed.
These are the cables commonly used in large data centers, computer networking offices, and homes.
Wiring the Cat5 cable correctly is necessary. Only a computer networking person should be consulted for this purpose, but you should follow the below steps carefully if you want to wire a Cat5 cable for your home purposes.
First, peel off the outer sheath of the Cat5 cable for about 2 inches.
You will see the four twisted pairs, untwist them that they all stand alone. Now, you have to set them according to your need. If you want crossover transmission, then align them with the help of the diagram below.