FRITZ!Box 7560 Service - Knowledge Base
Pin assignment of cables, adapters and ports
The FRITZ!Box comes with various cables and adapters to connect it to the DSL line and connect your telephony devices to the FRITZ!Box. Here you will find the assignment of the cables and adapters included with delivery as well as of the FRITZ!Box ports so you can use your own cables, for example.
Note:The FRITZ!Box is available in several different product variants, each of which is delivered with different components. For the exact contents of the package, see the information printed on the FRITZ!Box packaging.
1 DSL cable (RJ45/TAE)
Pins 4 and 5 on the RJ45 plug lead to Pins 1 and 2 on the TAE plug (see fig.).
Fig.: Pin assignment of the DSL cable
2 RJ11 socket of "FON" extension
The RJ11 socket "FON" only uses the two middle pins.
3 TAE socket of "FON" extension
The TAE socket "FON" is assigned so that contacts 1 and 2 of TAE plugs from the telephony device must be assigned (see fig.).
Fig.: Contacts 1 and 2 on a TAE plug