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RJ45 Crimping Tool

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About this product

Overview

  • Crimps 8-position modular plugs
  • Spring loaded handles for automatic opening
  • Cuts and strips with the 2 separate blades built into the handle

Product overview

• Crimps 8-position modular plugs
• Spring loaded handles for automatic opening
• Cuts and strips with the 2 separate blades built into the handle
• Suitable for use with FCC68 modular connectors
• Can be used on computers and American telephones
• Overall length: 200 mm

Warranty: 5 years

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poor quality Purchased this crimping tool and some RJ45 plugs to make up some cables. The cast bracket which holds the plug cracked the first time I used it and by the time I'd made up two cables it had broken into several pieces. Returned for a replacement which I didn't use for several months but now that I have, it has failed in exactly the same way. Will be returning it under the '5 year guarantee'.
Date published: 2015-11-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not up to the job Bought this with the ten-pack of RJ45 connectors, also from Maplin. Between rubbish tool and rubbish connectors, not a single good result, and returned for refund. Doesn't exert even pressure across the eight strands, and therefore doesn't make all eight prongs penetrate wires.
Date published: 2015-12-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Broken Completely agree with previous reviews. After failing to crimp a single cable correctly I turn to some expert assistance (someone who has done hundreds) and it broke first time he used it. Returning it for a refund.
Date published: 2017-08-25
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Waste of money The cast bracket which holds the plug cracked. Waste of money.
Date published: 2016-08-03
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Do not buy. Plastic holders broke on the first crimping - do not buy.
Date published: 2017-11-03
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Is this easy for a non-expert to use? I need two 10metre extensions to join telephones and a fax, and they all have RJ45 connectors. You don't sell ready made cables.

Asked by: HumphreyBogart
This will vary with skill level so its hard to say, we have a full range of ready made cables in the link below: http://www.maplin.co.uk/search?text=telephone+extention+cable&x=0&y=0
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2015-07-17
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