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Offline deedubya3800

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Where can I get a modular plug like these?
« on: October 09, 2010, 01:24:39 PM »
These look kinda funny, but they look they may be pretty good for connecting a phone with no plug on the line cord without damaging the cord. Is this true, and where can I get them if so?

Offline Jim Stettler

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Re: Where can I get a modular plug like these?
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2010, 01:31:21 PM »
I don't like either style.
 the top style won't damage the spades. The bottom style does, (you have to bend them over to fit on the cover. The top style is a nuisance to wire.


I like to connect a suface jack to the line cord for an adaptor. Then you can use a standard mod cord to connect to the wall.

Another option if you don't have a line cord is a HW-to-mod cord. These are usually silver-satin.
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Re: Where can I get a modular plug like these?
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2010, 01:35:47 PM »
PhoneCo seems to have every adaptor under the sun
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Re: Where can I get a modular plug like these?
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2010, 01:41:39 PM »
Yes, I use the ones from Phoneco similar to the first picture.
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Re: Where can I get a modular plug like these?
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2010, 03:17:15 PM »
The Phoneco plug can be found here:

http://www.phonecoinc.com/category.asp?rpage=search&category=Acc#01022

Scroll down, left side, part #212.  I have used these many, many times on refurbished phones.  They're not "original" like a 4 prong plug, but they work.  They are ugly but usually the plug isn't seen anyway.

« Last Edit: October 09, 2010, 08:15:00 PM by Dennis Markham »

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Re: Where can I get a modular plug like these?
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2010, 03:57:29 PM »
That one is reasonable. It doesn't damage anything, and it looks easy to install.
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Re: Where can I get a modular plug like these?
« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2010, 03:59:01 PM »
Thanks! I'll certainly consider it next time I have budget for parts. This week it's all about the gas money. ;D