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BT/Openreach Mk1, Mk2 & Mk3 Interstitial ADSL/VDSL Faceplate
January 16th, 2019 10:10 am
Mk1 VDSL/ADSL FaceplateMK2 VDSL/ADSL FaceplateMk3 VDSL/ADSL Faceplate

The BT/Openreach "Interstitial ADSL/VDSL Faceplate" was a clever design that was designed to fit onto an existing NTE5 type master socket WITHOUT any rewiring. We were one of the first companies to offer this faceplate & during production we sold literally thousands with zero returns! That was nearly 10 years ago now and as with anything electronic they don't last forever and are now starting to fail. The bad news is production of these units ceased years ago (we DO sometimes have stock available, check out the product page!), the last revision being the Mk3. The good news is a replacement is available!

However, when replacing there is a choice of faceplates available....

The nearest direct replacement is the Openreach Mk4 faceplate (https://www.run-it-direct.co.uk/adsl-vdsl-faceplates/mk4btopenreachvdslsocket/).

Unlike the previous version this is designed to fit onto the new NTE5C type master socket, indeed it is supplied as a complete unit (the N...