[ILUG] I've asked you once...
jmaguire at clubi.ie
Mon Apr 24 21:00:05 IST 2000
"Michael Treacy" wrote:
> AFAIK, and I could be wrong on this, but the difference between the
> and UK connections lies in which of the four wires are used. Somebody
> me not too long ago, that in Ireland, we use the middle two wires of
> four wires in the connector, whereas in the UK, they use the outer
> could be the other way around.
Yep, only the centre two wires are used. They are run straight through,
though sometimes companies request that their wall boxes be crossed to
stop people plugging phones in. You can use the original (UK) cable
with a BT->RJ11 converter that has an internal capacitor. Alternatively
you could just rig it up with the proper wiring.
[jmaguire at clubi.ie]
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