{"searchBar":{"inputPlaceholder":"Search by keyword or ask a question","searchBtn":"Search","error":"Please enter a keyword to search"}}
{}

Welcome to the Schneider Electric Website

Welcome to our website.

Select your location

Welcome the the Schneider Electric French website. It looks like you are located in the United States, would you like to change your location?

Traduisez en francais
{"support":{"yesButton":"Yes","noButton":"No","feedback":{"title":"What can we do to improve?"},"submitButton":"Submit","successMessage":"Thank you for your feedback","title":"Was this helpful?","feedbackPercentLabel":"of people found this helpful","captcha":{"error":"Please tick the box"}}}
Search FAQs

How are the Color Codes 568A and 568B different?

Issue:
The difference between T568A and T568B color codes is needed.

Product Line:
Cables and Connectivity Solutions, Patch Panels

Environment:
CAT6PNL-24 and CAT6PNL-48, all serial ranges. 

Cause:
Not following the correct color code can cause wiring errors.

Answer: 
568A and 568B are color code standards that show which color wire matches up with a specific position on an RJ45 connector. When designing a network infrastructure only one color code can be followed. All commercial and residential wiring in the US follows TIA 568B color code. 

T568B Color Code
RJ45 Pin---Pair Color
1-------------White/Orange
2-------------Orange
3-------------White/Green
4-------------Blue
5-------------White/Blue
6-------------Green
7-------------White/Brown
8-------------Brown

T568A Color Code
RJ45 Pin---Pair Color
1-------------White/Green
2-------------Green
3-------------White/Orange
4-------------Blue
5-------------White/Blue
6-------------Orange
7-------------White/Brown
8-------------Brown
Explore more