Correct wire termination using cat-5 quick connectors

MikeLaurel | September 25, 2006
Technical Bulletins

Correct wire termination using cat-5 quick connectorsThe M&S dmc1 Music/Communication System uses plug-in Cat-5 Insulation Displacement Connectors “Quick Connectors” for interconnection between the Master unit and the Room Stations.

These connectors are designed to terminate the four color-coded twisted pairs of standard Cat-5 cable. The connector can only terminate solid copper strands of Cat-5 wire that range from 22 gauge to 24 gauge.

To ensure good electrical and mechanical connections, and to avoid service call-backs, refer to the following steps and the associated figures when terminating wires using the Cat-5 Quick Connectors.

PDF: TB2006-007