pinout question

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I'm looking to purchase this hikvision set from nelly security. I did have what is probably a newbie question. I'm having a major house remodel done, so I'm going to have the electrician wire the Ethernet. I am going to use POE, so I plan on having a POE NVR, that can power the cameras. I asked nelly about the pinouts for the cable, so that I can instruct the electrician to make the rj45 connectors. What Nelly told me was that it
needs to be T-568B, which is 1:White/Orange 2: Orange 3: White/Green 4:Blue 5:White BLue 6:Green 7:White Brown 8: brown.
I wanted to confirm that on this forum, and also understand if both ends need to be that way? I used to make regular Ethernet cables back in the day, and I had to roll certain pairs(I want to say it was 2,3,4,6)

Can someone confirm the pinout, and if both ends are going to be made the same way?
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That is correct.
 

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Sounds like your electrician doesn't do a lot of data or he would know. Most jacks have the color code right on them. 2 things to note, they list color code for both A & B so make sure he uses B. Also keep the twist on the pairs as close to the pins as possible.

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I'm not sure if he knows it or not. I wanted to make sure that I had the information, so that there will be no question on how it needs to be punched down. So if I have "B" done on both the camera side, and the jack near the NVR. I just need a patch cord wired to "B", and that will be fine for wiring into the NVR.
 

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A or B doesn't matter, as long as you are consistant at both ends of each cable. TIA-568B is just used the most.
(it actually doesn't matter of you get the colors right, as long as both ends are the same and the pairs remain together,
ie, a pair in the middle, a pair spanning that middle pair, and pair on either side - light/dark in each pair also doesn't matter as long as both ends are the same)
 
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