Network Connectors for IP Cameras Guide

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Nov 05, 2015

Fewer installation tasks are as nuanced as terminating cables and attaching connectors. Fortunately, this task is easy to manage and get right if the proper components and tools are understood.

In this note, we explain:

  • Connector Type vs Cable Type
  • Single Piece vs Three Piece vs Connector Glands
  • Tools Needed
  • Cable Testing
  • Termination Labor

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Wire **** ******* ********* ****

********** ********** ******* ** ******* ****** ** *** *** ** the *********. *** ** *******, **** ********** ** **** **** RJ45 (********* ****** ****) ************. ********** ** *** **** ** the *** ***** **** ** *** *******, **** ********* **** configure **** ** *** ********* ***** *** ******* ***** *** use ** ******** ******** *****.

******* ** **** **** ***********, *** **** ** ********* **** match *** ******* ****. **** * **** ** *** ***** below:

***** ****** ********* **** *** ** ** ******** ****, *** wires ** * *** ****** ** *** ** *** ****** than ***** ** *** **. *** ********** ** **** **** (denoted ** *** ** *****) *** ** **** ********* ** how *** ****** *** ** ***** **** ** ****** ** staggered ****** *** ********* ******** ** *** ***** ** ******** orientation ** *** ******* *** ** **********.

**** ********** ** ******, *** ******** ******* ********* ***** **** match *** ***** ***** **** *********. *** ** ********** ****** not ** **** ** ********* *** ** ***** ******* *** fit *** *********** ** ***** ** ******** ** ***** ***********.

Single ***** **********

*** **** ****** *** ***** ********* ********* **** ** *** single ***** ******* *****. **** ***** *** ******** **** *** connector ** * ******** ***** ** **** ******* ********** **** at *** ***. ***** ***** ***** ********, * ******** **** is **** ** ***** *** *** ** *** *********, ********* the **** **** *** ***** ******** ******* *** * ***** fit:

******* **** ***** *** ******* **** *** **, ***** ********** are **** ****** *** *********** *** ***, ******* ***** $*.** - $*.** ****.

Three ***** **********

*** ****** **** *****, ********** *** **, *** ***** *********** of ********* ***** *** ********* ** ******** ****** ***** ***********. For **** ******, ***** ****** *** ****** ** **** *** connector ****. *** ***** **** ** * ****** ***** ***** connector ** ******** ** ******* * '*****' *** * '****' that ** **** ** ********* ****** ***** ****** *** ***** connector ****:

***** *** ***** *** **** ** ********* **** * ***** end, *** ******* ** ********* * *-***** ********* ** ******* to * ****** ***** *****, ***** * ******* ******** ****** the **** ** *** ********* **** *** ***** ******.

***** **** ****** *** **** ********* ** ******* **** * single ***** *********, ****** *** ***** *********** ******* ***** $*.** - $*.** ****.

Compression ***** **********

* **** ******, *** ******* ********* *** *****-***** **** ** connector ** ***** **** *** ****** **** ******* ** ** harsh ************. *** ***** ************ ******* ****** ********* ** *******, but ** ******* ***** *****-***** ********* ********** *** ******* ******* or ****** *** ********** ******** **** *********** *** *** ******* termination *****.

**** ***** ************ * *********** ***** ********* **** ** ****. Notice **** ***** ** ******* ***** *** ********, *** ******* for *********** * ***** ** *** ** **** ***** **** are **** ********:

***** ******* *** *********** ***** ********** ****, **** ***** **** $5.00 ** $**+ ****.

Tools ******

*********** ****** ******** ******* ***********, *** *** ********* *********. *** main **** ***:

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  • ********* *******: **** **** ** **** ** **** ********** ***** ** uniform ******.  ** **** *****, ******* ****** *** ** *****-** to * ******* ** ***** *** ****** ** *** * knife. * **** ** ******* ***** *** *** **** ************* ***** $** - $** ****.
  • **** *********: ******** **** **** **** **** ********, * *** ** wire ********* *** ************ ******** ********** ******* **** **** ***** should ** **** ******* ** ****** ** *******. ***** *********** techs *** **** '* ****' *** ********* ****** ******* ******** conductors, * **** ******** ** ******** ** ******* ******. * set ***** *** *** ******* **** ********** ***** $** - $** ****.

  • **** *******: *** ******** **** ** ***** *** ********* ** *** end ** *** **** ** **** *********** *** ******* *** general *** *** ***** ****, *** * **** ******* ***** combines ******* ** *** ***** ***** *** ******* ********* ********* sizes **** * ********* ** **** ********* *****. *** ******* alone**** ***** $** - $**, *** ******** ********** *** ******* ******** ***** *****.

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***** ********* ***** *** ***** ********* **** **** ********* **** low-voltage ************ *** **** **** ****$** *** ****** *****.  *******, ****** ********* ********** ** ** ********** ****, *********** may **** *** ******* *** ********** ** ******* **** ********, with *** **** ** ***** *************** ******* ******* ***** ********** *** ***** ***** ******* ** *** ***.

Cable *******

* *** ****** ** ******** ****** *** ********* ********** ********** overlooked ** ******** **** *** ********. ** ** **** ** create ****** ** *********** ********* **********, *** ***** ******** *** a ***** *** ** ****** **** *** **** *********.

*** ****** ** ******** *** ***** **** ****** ******** ****** all *** *** ** ******** ************* ** **** ****, *** testing ***** *** ***** ** ***** **** $** ** $**,***+ depending ** ****** ******.  ** ***** **** ******* ** ****** in *** ******* ***** ******* *****.

Termination *****

*** ****** ** **** ** ***** ** ******** ******* *** terminate * *** ***** ** *** ****; ******* *** *** done *** ******* * *** ***** *** ***** ** ******** the ******* ** **** **** * ****** (** *******) *** termination, ******** ******* **** ***** ********, *************, *** ***** **** can *** ******* ******* ** *** ******* ***** *******.

*** *******, ** ***** *** ** ***** ********* * *********, installing *** ********* ** ******** ***** ******* **** **** ********* usually ***** *** ******* **** *** *** *** * ** 10 ******* ** *** ****** *********** ******* *** ******** **********.  And **** ************ ********** *** ****, **** *** *********** ***** type ********* *****, *** ******* ****** ** ********** ******* ****** may *** ******* * ** ** ******* *** ***.

Comments (22)

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