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Hi Everybody,

I am working on Christmas light set up.
I want to be able to have connectors so when im pulling it down makes it easy.
I was looking at some RJ11 plugs they are a little expensive.
I have using Solid Core CAT5e cable.

Any ideas what to use and where to buy ?
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RJ11 expensive? I don't think so.  smiley

50 pcs 2 pin, $1.59 free shipping
50 pcs 4 pin, $1.69 free shipping

Or you could buy a box with 100 RJ45 plugs for $2.90, then you can use the rest for network cables.
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Yeah to expensive i was looking at them today i need 4 pin as they are RGB LED's
Cat is just the cabling i could use just about any plugs but i just can't find any.

Problem with the RJ is i need both the male and female the female ones are expensive lol.
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I don't know how many or what kind you need. But I can find 5 RJ11 sockets for a circuit board for $2.99.

Maybe you want to connect cables to each other, and not connect cables to a board?
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I don't know how many or what kind you need. But I can find 5 RJ11 sockets for a circuit board for $2.99.

Maybe you want to connect cables to each other, and not connect cables to a board?

Yeah Sorry Mate,
Need to connects cables not cables to bored.
And there is going to be like over 50 connections if this works :-)
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I just bought one of these tools and a bunch of pins, sockets, and plastic bodies.  The ones I bought are nonlocking but maybe one of the other socket/body combos would work?  I used them for an LED install.
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You say you don't mind what connector you use really,
Have you considered USB? the male and female parts are normally about the same price.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/100pcs-USB-Type-A-4Pin-90-DIP-Male-Panel-Mount-Connector-HW-UAM-05-/170792672023?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item27c4095b17
http://www.ebay.com/itm/100pcs-USB-Type-A-4Pin-90-DIP-Female-Connector-HW-UAF-05-/170792775707?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item27c40af01b

Its a bit more work though as the cheap ones are for PCB mounting really... but they have pins for soldering.

Or do you require locking connectors?

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Have you considered USB? the male and female parts are normally about the same price.
Or do you require locking connectors?

Dean

I didn't think of USB i thought they were to Expensive but wow $30 for 100 I think USB might be the way to go smiley-grin.

Thanks Dean
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No problem,
Glad to offer my first bit of help smiley
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