[KwartzLab] in search of bix punchdown tool
dada.da+kwartz at gmail.com
Thu Jul 5 15:36:03 EDT 2012
Does anybody have a bix punchdown tool I could borrow for an evening or
Having just moved into my new condo, I was very pleased to discover
ethernet jacks in most rooms, plus a *tiny-leetle* wiring closet in my
utility room; which contains a pair of bix mounts as well as phone/cable
incoming wires AND what I believe are 6 ethernet-grade cables which run to
Given my photo of the wiring closet (
http://coder.com/daniel/photos/wiring-box2.jpg) a friend pointed me at
bix-mounted block of 6 ethernet jacks. I'm told I should just unhook the
wires from the one bix block (for phone) and then mount them on the rj45
block I'd buy. Et Voila, capacity for ethernet to each room. I've got wifi
running now, and it's pretty sweet, but ethernet would make us even happier.
I think all I need is a bix punchdown tool. If you have one I could borrow,
I'd be grateful. Or if you have other recommendations, I'm all ears.
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