Ethernet crossover cable - Wikipedia An Ethernet crossover cable is a crossover cable for Ethernet used to connect computing devices together directly. It is most often used to connect two devices of the same type, e.g. two computers (via their network interface controllers) or two switches to each other.Patch Cables · Automatic crossover · 1000BASE-T and faster · Crossover cable pinouts CAT-5 Wiring Diagram | Crossover Cable Diagram wwwcamerapros››Networking & InternetCAT-5 Wiring Diagram & Crossover Cable Diagram. This CAT5 wiring diagram and crossover cable diagram will teach an installer how to correctly assemble a CAT-5 cable with RJ45 connectors for regular network cables as well as crossover cables. Please note that these instructions are the same for CAT-6 cable and and other type of 4 twisted pair network cable.