NEX1's Keystone Jacks feature tool-less; non-PC board design. They guarantee a defective-free environment and meet/exceed ANSI/EIA/TIA 568A (TSB-40A); ISO/IEC 11801 connector requirements for high performance, reliable transmission service.


  • Hassle-free, tool-less installation
  • Easy to terminate, compact jack design
  • Exceeds requirements in NEXT TIA/EIA 568-A test procedures
  • Twists are maintained to within 1/2" (12.7mm). Per Category 5e installation requirements
  • Work in standard Keystone opening
  • Small high-density configuration, so you can mount mor jacks in plates
  • Beryllium copper contacts for superior connectivity
Tool-less Category 5e Keystone Jack

Part Number Description Std.Pkg.Qty.
NKSJ-TL-WE Tool-less, standard Keystone for use in all Standard Keystone style outlets and patch panels. Color coded for T568A and T568B wiring schemes.



  • 1,000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet (IEEE 802.3Z)
  • 622 Mbps ATM
  • 155 Mbps ATM
  • 100 Mbps TP-PMD
  • 100 Mbps Fast Ethernet (IEEE 802.3u)
  • 100 Mbps CDDI
  • 10 Mbps Ethernet (IEEE 802.3)
  • 4 Mbps & 16 Mbps Token-Ring (IEEE 802.5)
  • ISDN
  • Analog voice

Physical Specifications
  • Apply UL-94V high-impact, fire-retardant ABS material
  • Beryllium copper contact: 50-µ gold-plated pins over 100-µ nickel layer
  • Plug & jack contact force: 100 g.
  • Take IDC 22~26 AWG wires
  • Plug retention force: 30 lb. (minimum)
  • Feature staggered plug contacts
  • Include dust covers for dust and dampness protection
  • FCC Part 68, UL certified

Electrical Specifications
  • Insulation Resistance: 500M.W
  • Contact Resistance: 20M.W
  • Current rating: 1.5 Amps
  • DC Resistance: Max.0.1 W
  • Dielectric Withstand Voltage: 1,000VAC RMS @60Hz/1 min

Color Options: White, BE

Installation procedures for NEX1 tool-less Keystone jack:

  • Strip cable jacket for about 5-7cm Straight each pair from the original stranded condition.

  • Insert cables into guided tray based on the planned wire scheme.
  • Slightly bent the cables up to prevent from falling back and pull cables up all the way up until the edge of the stripped cable stops at the insertion point.
  • Cut the exposed part

  • Securely tighten the cover by using fingers or applying the prier.
  1. Fits wire gauges between 0.5mm - 0.65mm (22-24AWG)
  2. Can be re-terminated a minimum number of 10 times. 0.5mm solid cable mis-conductivity might occur once 0.65mm solid cable has been terminated.
  3. Can be used for connecting digital voice telephone system.
  4. Avoid using under high temperature and high humidity environments.
  5. Stop the installation when lighting or the power source is switched on.

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Last Update: October 31, 2003