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Repairing Security System Telephone Wiring

How to Identify and Splice Telephone System Cables – Telephone system wiring is considered low voltage however when a call comes in there could be up to 90 volts present.


How To Identify and Splice Security System and Telephone Cables
Electrical Question: I cut all of the wires to the security systems main box because we hadn’t ever used it in 7 years.

This electrical wiring question came from: James, a Homeowner from Kokomo, Indiana.
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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question James.

How to Identify and Splice Telephone System Cables

WARNING
Telephone system wiring is considered low voltage however when a call comes in there could be up to 90 volts present, so be well insulated and lay on a dry insulated surface to preventĀ  direct contact with the ground and handle one wire at a time. The splices do not require to be in a junction box, just keep it neat and tidy, and staple the cables up against the floor joists. Usually there is some slack in the length of wires, so I like to bring them together and tie them into a knot.

The Following will assist you with Telephone System Cables

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