How To: Make crossover cable from an ordinary LAN cable

Make crossover cable from an ordinary LAN cable

In order to connect two personal computers to each other, you will need a crossover cable. If you don't have one, that's not a problem. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to make a crossover cable from and ordinary LAN cable with a small connector block, a knife, tape, and a lighter.

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If that is all you have I guess that is a good idea. But the RJ connectors are probably cheaper. And the only reason i can see cutting the middle out and doing what you did is if you didn't have anything. Then, I would have just twisted them together instead. But hey, there are many ways to do everything.

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