UTP and Screened Telecommunications Outlet/Connector
- 8-position modular jack per IEC 60603-7 ('568-B.1 states that all 4 pairs must be connected).
- Pin/pair assignment: T568A (US federal government publication NCS, FTR 1090-1997 recognizes designation T568A only).
- Optional assignment to accommodate certain systems: T568B.
- Durability rating 750 mating cycles minimum.
- Backward compatibility and interoperability is required.