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Topic # 180564 13-Sep-2015 20:17
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Hi all.

I am wondering if anyone has any tips on removing keystone jacks from faceplates.

I have tried a small flat head screwdriver but had no luck.

Is there a tool available?


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  Reply # 1386897 13-Sep-2015 20:20
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What brand?

All the major brands all have tools for removing them.




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  Reply # 1386929 13-Sep-2015 21:08
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sbiddle: What brand?

All the major brands all have tools for removing them.



Leviton RJ45 Jacks

And F Connector jacks - no brand

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1386967 13-Sep-2015 22:59
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PDL plates are easily removed with a small flat head.

Clipsal (Schneider) are quite a lot harder to remove but just some gentle pressure around each corner with a flat head does it.



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  Reply # 1387002 14-Sep-2015 08:26
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The faceplates are clipsal.

I will keep trying, thanks for the tips and I will see if clipsal have a removal tool if I have no luck

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  Reply # 1387371 14-Sep-2015 18:30
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I'm quite sure you won't find a removal tool. You will find specific applicator tools.

However, if you find a tool I will feel very very stupid as I removed a hell of a lot them the hard way Haha.

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  Reply # 1392972 23-Sep-2015 19:00
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darkasdes2: Hi all.

I am wondering if anyone has any tips on removing keystone jacks from faceplates.

I have tried a small flat head screwdriver but had no luck.

Is there a tool available?



Theres no need for tools to remove keystone jacks, you do need a tool to remove the insert/clip from the plate itself. To remove the jack, you pull the jack towards the spring-clip side and it should pop out of the other side. To put it back in its opposite: spring-clip side goes in last.

Modclip jacks are more challenging to get out... especially the clipsal ones always break their tiny clip off.




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  Reply # 1393082 23-Sep-2015 21:10
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Thanks for all the tips everyone

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