When building the network infrastructure in large environments using wiring blocks, you need to punch wires down into them. Such punch-down blocks are usually placed inside the MDF or IDF to aggregate the wires coming from different network locations.
The punch-down process may be very tedious, as every wire must be individually punched into the corresponding block. For a UTP cable, you have to punch down each of the eight wires separately. The purpose of this process is not only to electrically connect the wires but also to trim them during the punch in order for everything to . . .
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