I am attempting to specify a replacement part for a modular jack used in an original design (I basically need something that will stick out farther than the original). However, the part I would like to use specifies different solder tail positions than the original because it is designed for use with Cat 5.
The part is from TE and can be found here.
Here is the difference in the solder tail positions:
1. What is the reason for changing the positions of the solder tails for a category 5 jack?