Clearing up the Confusion Over RJ45 and 8P8C Connectors
22 Jan 2012 - By Omar Mariño

8P8C connectors, or 8 Position 8 Contact connectors, are modular connectors that are used widely within the telecommunications industry on both twisted pair and multiconductor flat cables. For a variety of reasons, they became confused with the RJ45 connector and to this day are most commonly known as RJ45s.