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Old 10.04.2007, 20:21
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Re: Connect UK phone to Swisscom fixnet?

Hi all !

The problem you are having is this:

All RJ11 plugs have 4 connections in them, only 2 are ever used for ringing and voice transmision.
BT in all their wisdom decided to use the 2 outer connections, while the rest of mainland Europe uses the 2 in the middle !!

So what u need is either a Uk to Europe adapter or a connector kit where u can cut off the original RJ11 and rewire a new one using the two external wires (usually White with blue lines and blue with white lines) and connect them to the center two connections.

(I'm an electrician here in Switzerland, so i know what im talking about, just in case ! )
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