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  Reply # 561754 27-Dec-2011 10:19
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personally, I like to use keystone jacks when ever I can. They are the only type that are easy to remove from the faceplate if need be and they dont space the jack that far back. if you went molex with pdl then you have issues with patch cords not coming out. If you want a real nice look then a clipsal faceplate with molex jack is what you want but you will be paying 3 times what dynamix jacks costs. When you use clipsal faceplates with molex jacks there is no adapter needed and the face of the jack sits dead flush with the faceplate. But also it is very hard to remove the jack from the plate if needed. 9 times out of 10 you either wreck the jack or wreck the plate lol.

Generally, we only use molex on sites that are going to be certified (by molex for 50 years). In home installs we use 3M jacks as they are cheap. About the same as dynamix. They are just good, no-frills jacks.

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  Reply # 561827 27-Dec-2011 14:14
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Hi, while I agree with richard that the pdl clips can make releasing the patch cord sometimes a bit of an issue its never more than a few seconds of brute force and ignorance, they are still a good clip and clench the keystone good and strong. You can also get Krone/PDL clips that work with any keystone including the Dynamix ones and dont have the same issue as the genuine PDL one.

I would suggest that in NZ 75% of all data jacks use PDL clips people just get over it.

If you are after Signet parts then most wholesalers can get you them, especially Crane/Cory's, otherwise give me a PM I have an account with Signet but I am away till the 5th so no go till then.


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