This is an animated video explaining Ethernet network cables, such as unshielded twisted pair (UTP) and shielded twisted pair (STP). Straight (patch ) cables vs Crossover cables and CAT 3,5,5e,6,6a,7 and 8. It also shows the wiring order of ethernet cables and how to make RJ45 network patch cables. Crimper, Cable Tester, & 100 RJ45 Connectors Network Tool Kit that I recommend (affiliate) https://amzn.to/2uyZSNN
more, with diagrams: www.weeklyreview.dipolnet.com issue: 42/2009 There are two basic standards for 100Base-T networks: * T568B (more popular) * T568A In the case of identical connections on both sides we get a "straight-through" cable. Applying two different standards on the sides we have "crossover" cable. To connect a computer to a switch (hub, router) we use "straight-through" cable, but computer - computer connections usually require "crossover" cable.