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What is this outlet

Posted by mmzymxf (My Page) on
Sun, Feb 26, 12 at 14:00

I see this outlet on the wall of everyroom in the house. Just curious what is this for? Can I just remove them? Thanks!


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RE: What is this outlet

The image url in the previous message didn't seem to work.. Here it is...


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RE: What is this outlet

It's an old style telephone jack.


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RE: What is this outlet

For more information:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telephone_plug

Since you have it off, you may as well replace it with an RJ-11 outlet (unless you're really going for that "retro" look and have a phone that uses one.

Dan


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