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  1. Home Theater
    Sorry, this is the most applicable forum i can find for this question(electrical is home improvement and more about 240v, breaker boxes, etc...) I bought a throat microphone for motorola walkie-talkie, that uses a mini-din to 2.5mm jack. I thought i would be able to make my own mini-din to...
  2. Electrical
    Hello Everyone, I know that CAT6 can be used as regular phone wire, however I've never done it before and have a couple of questions? Can I terminate the CAT6 with an RJ45 as I would with ethernet? If I'm running the CAT6 to a modular surface mount wall jack or phone junction box, which of...
  3. Electrical
    In the house I recently bought, built 1976 there is a 'phone' in the basement right next to the service panel. I call it a phone cause that is what it looks like, however, it doesn't have any numbers on it to dial with. When you pick it up there is no dial tone although we don't have land...
  4. Electrical
    I just found the wiring in my phone lines was causing a problem with my dsl connection.. The centurylink tech rewired the dsl to our 2nd phone line (not in use for several years) and filtered the signal from the main line at the NID. I then went and disconnected the 2nd phone line from all the...
  5. Electrical
    I'm doing something incorrect because I'm not getting dial tone after running cable and installing jacks. I'm simply trying to extend the Comcast VOIP modem dial tone to an external structure. The cable currently leading to the phone has only two wires. I ran 200 ft of 6 Wire, Stranded, Silver...
  6. Electrical
    We just moved into a new house. The previous owners had coax for their UVerse installation. At the house we came from we had the phone jack installation - so ATT sent us another phone jack 2-wire modem for the tech to install. However, when he came out, he realized that he would have to...
  7. Electrical
    I want phone service installed in my new home. According to the phone company, I am required to provide a ground at the phone junction box. NEC 800.100 supports this assertion. Unfortunately, it would be very difficult to run wire from the location of the phone junction box to the service...
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