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BT Openreach™ NTE5C Master Socket

BT Openreach™ Branded NTE5C Master Socket NTE5C Master Socket User Guide Download User Guide

Openreach branded NTE5-click for large picture Click the pictures for an ENLARGED view! Genuine BT Openreach NTE5A Socket Latest 2016 NTE5C Version


Latest NTE5C master socket with BT Openreach branding printed on the top left corner. Facilitates easy testing of the BT line by removal of the front lower faceplate to reveal what is known as the test socket. Cam lock connectors on the rear (RED cam lock) connect to the incoming phone line, cam lock connectors on the front (BLUE cam lock) allow the end user to easily connect internal telephone extension wiring. The NTE5C is the latest type of socket that BT Openreach currently install, supplied as three pieces (22mm rear back box, rear plate with test socket and front lower plate). Note, the socket can be flush mounted to a single gang back box but modification of the back box may be required! Dimensions (L) 85mm x (W) 85mm x (H) 35.5mm. No tools are required for the wiring (tool-less IDC connectors).


NTE5C extension connectors

Cam lock connectors for telephone extensions (front)


NTE5C telephone line connections


Cam lock connectors for incoming telephone line (rear)

NTE5C lower front plate

Lower front plate

Key Features

  • The front of the NTE5C includes subtle curves to improve the overall aesthetics but external dimensions remain similar to the current NTE5A.
  • Now includes labelling on top plane – “Master Socket 5C”.
  • Access the test socket and home wiring terminations without using a screwdriver.
  • The front plate has no connected wires making its removal and replacement wire-free.
  • Tool-less Insulation-Displacement Connector (IDC) wire connection for both network and home wiring.
  • Home wiring termination is now on a secure connector on the face of the back plate.
  • The internal design uses components that are resistant to moisture ingress. Address 30 Pendle Way | Washford Park | Meole Village | Shrewsbury | Shropshire | SY3 9QH | Telephone Number 01743 Email

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