3 pair

Old 08-22-04, 06:18 PM
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I am trying to add some extra phone outlets in my house. I looked at the wire and there are three twisted pairs. Green, Orange and Blue. The thing is I can't seem to find this type of wire anywhere. The closest I can find is cat3 4pair. Can anyone tell me where to get it?
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Green, Orange, Blue is Cat3 - or something similar anyway.

Just use whatever you've got or can find, even Cat5 will be fine for phones.

Just make sure you know what's connected to what.

Good luck!
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Im sure you could still find cat3 3 pair the question would be why bother ?

I still find electrcians wiring some farily high end homes with quad wire (two pair not evan cat3 ) all to save a few cents.

like brandon said I would go ahead and pull 4 pair cat5e if you are buying new cable its within .01 a foot of cat3 usually

if you already have the cable cat 3 will be fine

4 pair has prety much been the standard for 10+ years

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