Adding a Phone Jack
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Wiring a 3rd Line
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What do all the wire colors mean?

Click here to discover a special symbolic meaning for each of the wire colors!

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Links to My Main Pages:
Add a Jack | Wire 2nd Line | Wire 3rd Line | Wire DSL | Wire Colors
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Links to My Info Pages:
Safety Cautions | Color Codes | Network Interface (NID)
Jacks/Adapters | 2 Line Jacks | Jack Standards
Repair Service | Cable Routing | Tools
DSL Splitter at NID | DSL Splitter at Star Hub
DSL Splitter at the Router | DSL Splitter and Alarm Systems
Why do wiring? | Why more lines?

Some useful outside links:
Sites that support,
non-phone related advice sites, and customers.

Regional Bell Operating Companies and Local Exchange Companies
Manufacturers and Vendor/Distributors for Jacks and Tools
Other Phone Wiring Advice Pages and other links

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