Re: [NTLK] PhoneNet RJ11 cabling

From: James Elliott (
Date: Wed Jul 06 2005 - 11:31:24 PDT

It uses the two wires not used by your phone (unless you have caller
ID, I think). Are you saying you only use two-wire cables from your
wall to your phones or that the wiring in the walls is only two-wire?
I assume the former. If that's the case and you want to run LocalTalk
through your house lines, all you need is regular four-wire cabling for
the LocalTalk devices and a bit of modification to the box where your
phone connection enters your house. Hit me offlist and I can help you
set it up.


Martin Joseph <> wrote:

> On Jul 5, 2005, at 7:02 PM, Mac User wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I I put my hand on a few Phonenet Adaptor for localtalk. My cabling
>> in my houses are on 2 wire only. If I'm correct, the wiring specs
>> need to be 4 cables all the way to work for those adaptor, right?
> No, it also only uses two wires. You can set it up to use the other
> two and use your existing phone house wiring...
> Marty

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