Telephone Plug Kit

Code: BD41U

Telephone Plug Kit is rated 1.6 out of 5 by 5.
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  • Kit containing two modular plugs and a tool die
  • Use to fix modular BT style connectors to flat telephone type cables

Product details

Telephone Plug Kit

  • Kit containing two modular plugs and a tool die
  • Use to fix modular BT style connectors to flat telephone type cables

A telephone plug kit for fixing modular BT style connectors to flat telephone type cable. The kit contains two modular plugs and a tool die to enable the plugs to be crimped on firmly.

Rated 1 out of 5 by from This product simply doesn't work. With no instructions provided, I spoke to a helpful technical department and followed their advice to the letter. However, my initial assessment that this product wouldn't do the job proved to be right. There are no separate channels for the wires so it is all a mickey mouse. Unsurprisingly neither plug worked. My advice to any prospective purchasers is save your money, time and humour.. don't buy this product. My advice to Maplin would be to withdraw products that are not fit for purpose and to stock NTE 2005 faceplates instead.
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Awful - Complete waste of Money I too found the cable line up for the plugs was a guessing game as the guides inside don't separate the cables well plus the tool that comes with them is completely useless it doesn't push the pins down enough. I manually pushed the pins down with a knife and got 2 out of 4 contacts working but surprise surprise they were in the wrong order. Waste of time spend the extra money and buy the clear ones.
Date published: 2015-12-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Useless Does not work blind guess when you line the cables, used both included in the kit without success. Waste of money!
Date published: 2014-12-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Don't bother There has to be an easier way of rewiring these plugs. Yes, i wasted both plugs in my attempt.
Date published: 2015-06-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from worked fine first time Was a bit skeptical about this product from reading the other reviews. But I carefully trimmed the cable, straightened the cores, pushed them home and crimped it up nice and tight using a mole wrench to apply loads of pressure. Buzzed it out: perfect ! Only trouble later was with the euro faceplate which rearranged the cores within its circuit board, so needed a bit of careful checking of the connections.
Date published: 2017-05-24
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Which colour wire goes to each plug terminal? My cable is yellow/green/black/red.

Asked by: AlanB
Unfortunately, we are not able to provide wiring advice, I would advise searching the internet or contacting a professional install if you are not sure.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-09-18

Does this plug require a special crimping tool to use along with the tool die?
Asked by: Bryn
No just use pliers.
Answered by: TJ
Date published: 2015-07-17

Dose this kit covert UK to europe style telephone if not do you sell a Telephone adaptor UK/eu kit????
Asked by: Ken Spain
Yes the product does support that.
Answered by: DH
Date published: 2015-07-17

I need to replace a broken BT telephone plug. Would BD41U product allow me to do so. If so, how? Please explain how the metal die type item included with two plugs within this kit is used? Thanks.
Asked by: Vijay Sawhney
yes it will be suitable the die fits over the plug and the teeth make contact with the gold terminals on the plug,you then push down on the two with a pair of pliers.
Answered by: TJ
Date published: 2015-07-17

does this plug have a guide to where the wires go in a particular slot
Asked by: Imti
No they don't I'm affraid.
Answered by: JK
Date published: 2015-07-17

I want to install a jack plug to an old style system ie 35years old!, is this the equipment I shuld use
Asked by: John Osborne
These are the BT style plugs, If your device has the input for a one of these then it will be ok.
Answered by: JK
Date published: 2015-07-17

Do the wires have to be bared first, or does the crimping tool cut through the insulation ?
Asked by: David Lewis
The tool cuts the insulation
Answered by: JK
Date published: 2015-07-17
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Item code Item name Quantity Price
BD41U Telephone Plug Kit (1+) £6.99

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