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Maplin Crimp Tool and Cable Stripper Set

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Overview

  • Cut, strip and terminate plugs for RJ45 network and RJ11 phone cables
  • Crimp tool can be used with stranded and solid core cable
  • Includes 5 x RJ45 and 5 x RJ11 plugs*

Product overview

• Cut, strip and terminate plugs for RJ45 network and RJ11 phone cables• Crimp tool can be used with stranded and solid core cable• Includes 5 x RJ45 and 5 x RJ11 plugs*

* Please note: The connectors are only suitable for use on stranded core cable.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bought this crimper around a year back.Been crimping many connectors on a weekly basis hasnt failed me yet.Its a well built tool and robust and well priced too.You cant go wrong.Recommended!!!!
Date published: 2014-11-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from poor quality After battling with a couple of cables at both ends and not considering that this tool wouldn't work, i could not for the life of me work out why i couldn't get a connection. On close examination of the resulting crimped plugs, not one of them was crimped properly. The tool simply does not work. The comb that pushes the plug's metal connectors into the wires does not push far enough into or evenly across the plug, so no connection is made. This tool might be cheap, but what's the point of paying even a penny for something that can't do the job at all.
Date published: 2014-12-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from They look like crimpers but the actual connections they make are terrible. The punch down dies don't come down parallel to the plug resulting in a connection that is unreliable.
Date published: 2014-11-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Wish I'd read Gavin's review first, had exactly the same problem. Bought this because we couldn't find our proper crimp tool and had to do some installations in a hurry. spent half a day wiring up cables. almost all failed. complete waste of time , money and effort. on the plus side the LAN cable tester is an excellent bit of kit. wish I'd bought that at the same time, rather than afterwards. only clicking one star because there is no 'no stars' option.
Date published: 2014-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from They have been in use for months on end and are still going strong unlike a different pair I bought
Date published: 2014-11-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good tool but when crimping it squashes the lock-in lug down so the plug doesn't lock, you have to carefully bend the lug back up on the plug, i managed it without snapping it but that's only 2 plugs i've fitted with this tool, maybe the next fit the lug might snap this time. Other than that all the wires was crimped nicely so too was the cable grip, just a shame it squashes the plug lug down.
Date published: 2014-11-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Confusing instructions. If you are relying on the pictures on the packaging to guide you, it might be a good idea to purchase a magnifying lens at the same time.
Date published: 2014-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from i cant fault this tool, and its cutter/stripper, though i would throw away the RJ45 connectors which come with the set and use N20CH instead, as these are excellent and much more reliable.
Date published: 2014-11-18
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I need to crimp a part of cable with diameter 1.6mm - can this tool do this small?

Asked by: Victoria
This is only suitable for standard rj11 or rj45 installs.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-07-17

will it work for sky cable
Asked by: izzy
No sorry this product does not support that.
Answered by: DH
Date published: 2015-07-17

Does the stripper that comes with this tool do the same job as a cyclops stripper - ie cut at a fixed depth to avoid cutting through the inner wires?
Asked by: Paul
Yes the product does support that.
Answered by: DH
Date published: 2015-07-17

Is the RJ45 Crimp tool (Code N87CU) compatible with the RJ45 connectors (Code N20CH)? Thanks
Asked by: Kevin Backhouse
Yes the product does support that.
Answered by: DH
Date published: 2015-07-17

hi does this tool replace the ends on a home ethernet cable
Asked by: pat
Yes, this product does include that
Answered by: DH
Date published: 2015-07-17

Will the tool crimp RG12 (6P6C) connectors? Thanks
Asked by: John Knight
No sorry this product does not support that.
Answered by: JK
Date published: 2015-07-17

Hi. Does the crimp tool work with 6p6c plugs? Regards
Asked by: Bert Barnes
No sorry this product does not support that.
Answered by: JK
Date published: 2015-07-17

do you sell replacement blades for these tools?
Asked by: Martin
No sorry this product does not support that.
Answered by: JK
Date published: 2015-07-17
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