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    2-Gang Wall Plate for Keystone, 12 Hole - Ivory
    Product # 6838
    Color: White
    Ports: 2 Gang
    2 Gang
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    2-Gang Wall Plate for Keystone, 12 Hole - Ivory

    Wall plate for use in conjunction with gang box and keystones. Use appropriate keystones to create a nicely finished, professionally installed look for Ethernet networks or Home Theater interconnects. Eliminate that cluster of wires and hide them behind a wall.
    * Some keystone ports will not fit next to each other when using modular RCA flush type keystones, RJ12 and RJ45 keystone inserts.

    *Monoprice continually strives to improve its product line to bring our customers the best products available. Therefore, changes may be made to listed specifications without prior notice. Item received may not match photo or specs shown.

    The color indicated can vary in tone and/or hue between production runs and manufacturing facilities.  The color of this item may not be an exact match to any other product, even if they are indicated as being the same color, whether sold by Monoprice or any other vendor.  Individual pieces may also vary very slightly in color from each other.

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    2.9 / 5.0
    95 Reviews
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    Too cramped to be useful to this user
    I ordered this 2-gang plate in order to try to expand a communication junction (adding 1 coax, 1 cat6 ethernet, and 1 cat5 phone jack to an existing single-gang 6-hole cat6 ethernet plate - all punch-down jacks).

    Sadly, it wasn't until I tried to snap the keystone jacks into the plate that I realized that they would not fit. In fact, the holes are spaced so close together horizontally that even the blanks that I bought (to fill the unneeded 3 holes) were slightly problematic to snap into place (with the cat6 jacks already installed).

    In the end, I turned a 6-hole single-gang plate into a 12-hole two-gang plate and only gained 1 coax connection (over the 6 existing ethernet). Nothing else could fit.

    Given a different application, however, the plate might serve a more useful purpose (A/V perhaps? hard to say, since even A/V keystone jacks may be problematic given the tight space tolerance).

    PROS: *Fits well onto 2-gang low-voltage box
    *Ethernet keystone jacks (punch-down) fit snugly
    *clean, simple look

    CONS: *poor placement of holes (there is plenty of room to space the holes better, so this is a design flaw, IMO):
    **jacks are spaced too close together to fit ethernet or phone jacks side-by-side
    **jacks are spaced too close together to fit ethernet or phone jacks top-to-bottom (without really squeezing them in - not recommended if you ever plan to try to remove the keystone jacks)

    *screws to attach to low-voltage box are far too soft and strip far too easily given the stresses involved in mounting it
    November 18, 2010
    Looks nice if it only worked!
    I should have looked at the comments before hand, but like others have said, the Ethernet Keystones I got here, (Cat6 version) and I'm sure the others also, Don't Fit in this. They are to large in size and won't fit side by side at all. This is what I was going to use myself until I ran into this problem. It'll work for COAX or Speaker type Keystones are they're smaller, but otherwise you're out of luck. Of course I had already cut my hole in the wall and installed the low power box.

    My Solution, though not quite as pretty was to get 2 of the 6 port single hole covers, then I cut a small bit of the side on one side of one, and the other side of the other. That way the cut sides are next to each other and screwed those two plates onto the Box flat. You can't see it because it's behind my A/V rack anyway but it works! I used a Dremel to cut mine. Of course it needs to be a nice straight cut and just the right amount so it'll mount flat and not overlap, but also not leave a Gap in the middle!!! This was my solution to the problem for now! The 6 port single cover plate ports are spaced further apart then the dual 6 plate 12 port cover! You can see this looking at the pictures here! Why it was done the way it was?!?!?! Someone really wasn't thinking!

    I did try Modifying the 12 Port Plate but it just didn't work out at all. I threw it away. At least it didn't cost much. Monoprice.com does have some great prices. Using a number of keystones and Keystone plates around my house, allowed me to use a Single 24 Port Switch. Actually the Monoprice 10/100/1000 24 port switch. That way I don't need a number of small switches in all my rooms, just the one larger switch in my Closet! Then I just plug whatever I need into one of my Keystone ports!!! It's a great setup. I got most everything here at Monoprice! CAT6 cable is cheap, got a 1000 foot roll and went to town under my house! Ketstones are a snap to wire up, just match the wires to the color chart on the keystone. Use the special took to install the wires and cut them all at once as you go!

    PROS: Looks nice if you can use it!

    CONS: Doesn't work with Ethernet Keystones!!! They are just to large, more likely this 12 port plate was designed wrong!!!
    December 30, 2012
    Response from Monoprice
    Other then the Keystones not fitting in the 12 port plate and having to do something else to make it all work. I've had no other issues. It's nice to just plug in where I want without small switches all over my house. So I rate it 9 out of 10. Everything else was great other then that 12 port cover when using Ethernet Keystones. Coax, Audio, those type of smaller ones would have been just fine.
    November 18, 2016
    Monoprice Administrator
    Poor Man's Patch Panel
    If you are going to use this for a patch panel, choose the punch-down jacks over the tooless design and they will fit side-by-side (tightly). They're just as easy to wire. Realize that there is only one direction that the jacks will snap into place. You'll have to figure out the direction yourself as it isn't marked. Also, the jacks pivot into place so the order you snap them in will make your job easy or impossible.

    PROS: Inexpensive, high density.

    CONS: None.
    October 1, 2012
    Good for the price
    All in all, these are great value, and the fit and finish is a reasonable level of quality especially for the price.

    PROS: Excellent replica of brand name product. Parts are interchangeable with other brand name parts.

    CONS: Cons - As mentioned in disclaimers color matching of these modular products may drift between different product runs of the product. The Ivory color is far closer to Leviton Almond than Ivory. The insert blanks that I ordered were a little darker than this plate. My biggest problem with this plate is the included screws. It includes the correct screw to attach it to the decora inserts, but the screws that are included to attach the decora inserts to the box are only partially correct. They are wood type screws that would work ok in a plastic box, but they do not work well with metal retrofit cut in rings.
    January 11, 2011
    Needs better spacing between holes
    I agree with Mr. Everyman, the spacing needs to be more so that it will fit network keystone jacks. I used other plates that were one piece without this problem. I was using this to have a patch point for 11 network connections. I needed to finish the project so I was able to make the plate work by trimming one edge of each insert to allow the jacks to slide approximately 1 mm towards the walls of the box to allow the next connection to fit snuggly. It still was a tight fit with the lower connections and they are difficult to remove once in place, but it worked. I would think the one piece plate could be sold by monoprice and it should be cheaper to make that the three piece wall plate they sell now.

    PROS: Inexpensive, Fits the gang box, screws included

    CONS: Not enough space between holes
    March 3, 2011
    Keystone 12 hole Wall plate
    It is nice to have a plate which enables 12 units to be connected from one place. but the spacing is not layed out thoughtfully. Some of the Keystone jacks, like s-video or ethernet jack can not be fitted side by side properly because of narrow spacing.

    PROS: Coveniently fits over a 2 gang wall socket.

    CONS: Some of the Keystone jacks do not fit snugly.
    November 15, 2010
    Couldn't fit Ethernet jacks. I should have read more closely. Some creative use of a razor knife helped a little as I was able to shave enough material to fit a keystone f connector beside the rj45.

    PROS: Lots of holes.

    CONS: Lots of tightly packed holes.
    May 18, 2015
    Just really misses the mark.
    This product misses the mark on many levels. As other reviewers have mentioned, the keystone holes are too close together. RJ-45 jacks and even RJ-11 jacks are just too wide to fit in this plate. The screws that come with this plate are odd as well, coarsely threaded instead of the usual fine thread (this is a nitpick).
    Recently I needed to remove this plate. The tiny screws that hold the decorative plate part into the keystone portion stripped out during extraction, breaking the plate and rendering it ugly.
    Frankly, it is poorly designed, and poorly made.

    PROS: Price

    CONS: Poor keystone placement
    Cheap screws
    Plates look like standard Decora style. They are not.
    January 15, 2016
    Doesn't work with ethernet keystones
    As others mentioned, if you're planning to use this with ethernet keystones (at least the ones sold on MP), keep looking. The ports are too narrow to insert them side by side.

    PROS: Cheap

    CONS: Spacing too tight
    May 13, 2012
    The keystones are so close you cannot actually put two cat6 jacks side by side. Unless you're using these for RCA jacks or maybe speaker binding posts stay away.

    CONS: The keystones are so close you cannot actually put two cat6 jacks side by side.
    February 11, 2015


    In Stock This item should ship tomorrow (1/17/2018) if ordered within 16 hours 31 minutes