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Wall Phone Jack

Posted by hillybelle (My Page) on
Thu, Sep 7, 06 at 19:47

This is propably a Duh! question but if you can help, I surely would appreciate it. We need a simple phone that will work in a power outage. I bought one to replace my old one but the holes to hang it are spaced further apart than the ones on the jack that I have. The only jack with the wider spaced holes that I've found, so far, sticks out from the wall so that the phone doesn't sit flush with the wall.

Is there a difference in the two types of jacks and, if not, is there an adaptor or a flush fitting one with a wide hole pattern. Am I going on a goose chase trying to find an adaptor or flush jack?

Thanks- hb


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RE: Wall Phone Jack

Get a new plate to replace that out of date one you have now. The new plate connections are color coded the same as the wires making the whole job quite simple.

Here is a link that might be useful: how to install a phone jack


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