extending USB extension over cat5 cable

Three things on running USB over Cat-5 wiring: 1. On the RJ-45 8-pin jack, you want to avoid pins 1,2,3,6 because if it accidentally gets plugged into a switch or PC Ethernet jack, the 5-volts could fry something. 2. You want the power (+5v,ground) on the same color (blue,blue-stripe) so it doesn’t make an electronic […]