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Offline dsk

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Re: Worldwide Telephone Jacks and Plugs
« Reply #30 on: December 29, 2020, 08:35:32 AM »
I am sorry this ended up to be more complicated than I could guess.
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Re: Worldwide Telephone Jacks and Plugs
« Reply #31 on: December 29, 2020, 09:04:57 AM »
I am liking it so far... ;)

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Re: Worldwide Telephone Jacks and Plugs
« Reply #32 on: December 29, 2020, 09:08:51 AM »
I am sorry this ended up to be more complicated than I could guess.
dsk

Don't be sorry, This thread is a good reference for anyone wanting to research these.

Offline countryman

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Re: Worldwide Telephone Jacks and Plugs
« Reply #33 on: December 29, 2020, 03:23:43 PM »
Indeed. A comprehensive list would be impossible to compile. Most telephone authorities used a proprietary standard, at least at some time.

Offline Babybearjs

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Re: Worldwide Telephone Jacks and Plugs
« Reply #34 on: December 29, 2020, 07:36:01 PM »
russ, the 12 pin plus and socket could have been used on small multiline phones, ITT 576, AE 87A, 187A, and other phones that used a 10 conductor line cords... also could have been used on additional equipment requiring 6 pair cabling.... speaker system??
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Offline countryman

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Re: Worldwide Telephone Jacks and Plugs
« Reply #35 on: February 28, 2021, 04:19:31 AM »
Here's a modern Austrian plug, or adapter to modular.

Offline countryman

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Re: Worldwide Telephone Jacks and Plugs
« Reply #36 on: November 12, 2021, 01:59:45 PM »
A comprehensive list would be impossible to compile.

It looks like someone already accepted the challenge and compiled quite a few pictures:
https://phone-jack.org/

Offline dsk

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Re: Worldwide Telephone Jacks and Plugs
« Reply #37 on: November 13, 2021, 06:01:00 AM »
It looks like someone already accepted the challenge and compiled quite a few pictures:
https://phone-jack.org/

Then we all go for the Afghanistan standard :-)  Not esy, but yes a pretty good list, but it is difficult to see that Italian, Finish and Norwegian old plugs fits in the same jack.... maybe even more .

Offline countryman

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Re: Worldwide Telephone Jacks and Plugs
« Reply #38 on: November 13, 2021, 06:38:26 AM »
strange how Afghanistan appears repeatedly instead of the correct country names. I saw the correct version when I visited the site earlier but now it's messed up, no matter what browser or computer I use.
The site seems pretty old, as on a subpage the author refers to traveling with a computer modem. That would also be the only reason to gather this type of info, besides for us nerds :-)

The German standard plug (TAE) which is still in use is not mentioned, in many respects the list is far from being complete.

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Re: Worldwide Telephone Jacks and Plugs
« Reply #39 on: November 14, 2021, 02:42:04 PM »
I just came across this old Czechoslovakian Tesla plug. It's a phone plug according to the info I got here (with more pics)
It's quite bulky for a phone plug and follows an unusual principle. It almost looks like the grandfather of the USB B plug!