Maplin Cat 5/Cat 5e Unshielded Cable RJ45 Connectors 10 Pack

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  • RJ45 crimp-on connectors for use with stranded Cat 5e twisted pair cable
  • 30µ" gold plated for reliability
  • Supplied in packs of 10

Product overview

• RJ45 crimp-on connectors for use with stranded Cat 5e twisted pair cable• 30µ" gold plated for reliability• Supplied in packs of 10

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poorly Manufactured. Avoid Bought a pack of ten of these because they did not have CAT6 connectors in store. They are manufactured horrifically. There is a space beside the first and last connector which means when crimping, the prongs can push the Cat Wire's out, meaning that you'll have either the first, last or both wires unconnected. There is no built in tab which means that you'll most certain have to use the cable guides supplied, however once you crimp them and miss they're pointless. I'll be taking these back to the store and getting my money back. 10/10 attempts to crimp failed.
Date published: 2016-01-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Never had a failure in years using RJ45 connectors from other sellers. Happened to be near a Maplins so bought them without thought. I have used and discarded 6 out of 10. The quality is poor and they do not crimp like previous ones I've bought. Cheap price and it tells.
Date published: 2014-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just the usual run of the mill connectors, they do the job fine!
Date published: 2014-11-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Out of the 10 only 2 of them actually crimped the cable correctly, the rest just bent trying to bind into the cable.
Date published: 2014-11-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from RJ45 stranded Core These are useless connectors as they have no grooves to guide the wires in and the connector does not crimp properly. bought two packs from Bootly branch of Maplin and can not see using any of them-Total waste of money...!
Date published: 2015-09-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Absolute pile of rubbish!!! I bought these as a matter of urgency! I've never had an RJ45 connection fail me in 15 years of making the ends off. Out of a pack of ten I used eight ends and not one tested out! I even used a multimeter on the two newly installed cables to test that all pairs were clear and they were. I will be returning the remaining ends for a full refund and waste of my time!
Date published: 2016-05-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Absolute rubbish Out of the pack of 10, only one worked, and it fell off within a day. I thought I must be doing something wrong, but the pack bought elsewhere to replace these worked perfectly.
Date published: 2016-02-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from RJ45 RUBBISH!! As has been pointed out on other reviews.. there are no grooves for the cables to follow internally therefore causing the crimping to be out of line. Rubbish product.
Date published: 2017-08-12
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Network compatibility: Cat 5, Cat 5e
Cable type: UTP Stranded
Contact plating: 30 micro inch gold plated

Can these be used on solid core Cat 5 cable?
Asked by: N/A
Wrong insulating piercing profile for solid core on these, stranded cores only.
Answered by: GM
Date published: 2015-07-17

Do I need to buy special crimpers to fit these connectors?
Asked by: Peter
Any RJ45 Crimper will be suitable.
Answered by: PW
Date published: 2015-07-17

I have been using these connectors on solid core cable for years and have had no problems at all. Is there any other problems that I might come across with them then?
Asked by: Richard
I have also used these successfully on solid core cable many times, but the metal insulation-piercing parts are actually shaped differently for stranded and solid cores. We will be introducing RJ45s specifically designed for solid core cable shortly: Order Code N20CH.
Answered by: LS
Date published: 2017-02-16

Are these connectors CAT6 Compatible
Asked by: Andrew
They are compatible in the sense that they will fit onto Cat 6 cable and sockets, but they are not up to the technical specifications of the current Category 6 requirements. We will be introducing Cat 6 RJ45s shortly: Order Code N19CH.
Answered by: LS
Date published: 2015-07-17

Sir, Also I am looking for some female RJ45 connectors as well. Do anyone know where I can find them? Thanks.
Asked by: George
The only way is a connector eg order code SH93
Answered by: LC
Date published: 2015-07-17

Besides the wire guides and the connector bodies, there are small clear plastic pieces shaped like miniature figures of 8. What are their purpose and how do I use them in assembling connectors? (This question relates to Cat 5e Network RJ45 connectors, pack of 10, code JT49D)
Asked by: David Bradshaw
you put the cables through the figure of 8 then into the main plug itself. This helps to secure the cable tightly in the plug
Answered by: CF
Date published: 2015-07-17

They are called cat5e network connectors. I thought RJ45 connectors worked on all catagorys of cable?
Asked by: N/A
Cat5e refers to the technical specification of the entirety of the cabling and connectors (and its ability to tranfer data). Cat 5, Cat5e and Cat 6 all use RJ45 type connectors but not all RJ45 connectors meet the necessary specification for a given category. These connectors are suitable for Cat5 and Cat5e only. Cat6 connectors will be available shortly: Order Code N19CH.
Answered by: LS
Date published: 2015-07-17

do you sell 6-pin rj45 plugs?
Asked by: martin hamilton
No sorry this product does not support that.
Answered by: JK
Date published: 2015-07-17
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