Keystone Inserts

This Product Selection Guide contains information to help select products in the Keystone Inserts category on DigiKey.com

Keystone Inserts are connectors of different styles or the same styles that snap into a wall plate to allow connection of an external cable into the wall run cables. The styles include audio, audio/video, banana, barrel/coaxial, coaxial/RF, d-sub, fiber optic, modular, USB, or video with exterior type being banana jack, binding post, BNC, D-Sub, DisplayPort, F-Type, HDMI, LC duplex, modular jack, MT-RJ, phone, RCA, RJ45, S-video, SC duplex/simplex, speaker post, ST simplex, USB, VF-45, or 3.5mm Stereo jack.


SelectionCharacteristics

Style: Indicates the type of connector.

Exterior Type (Adapter End): Identifies the connector that will be user-accessible in end use.

Interior Type (Adapter End): Indicates the connector present on the side of the insert intended for permanent connection.

Exterior Housing Material: Indicates the composition of the housing on the side of the insert intended for user-accessible connection.

Interior Housing Material: Indicates the composition of the housing on the side of the insert intended for permanent connection.

Exterior Housing Color: Indicates the color of the housing material that will be visible in end use.

Interior Housing Color: Indicates the color of the housing material on the side of the insert intended for permanent connection.

Exterior Contact Material: Indicates the base material from which the exterior (user-accessible in end use) contacts are formed.

Interior Contact Material: Indicates the contact base material on the side of the insert intended for permanent connection.

Exterior Contact Finish: Indicates the surface material on the contacts which are external/user accessible in end use.

Interior Contact Finish: Indicates the contact surface material on the side of the insert intended for permanent connection.

Operating Temperature: Recommended operating temperature, typically given in a range or as a maximum. Exceeding these temperatures may affect performance or damage the device and other system components.

Ratings: Minimum performance standards of the device, which are typically set by a third party.

Specifications: This selection indicates the attributes which expound on a product’s abilities, but are not a standard attribute universal to this product family.

Features: These are different capabilities or properties of the device such as a dust cap, keyed, or shielded.

ProductExamples

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MFR PART # A-TA3534
DIGI-KEY PART # AE10093-ND
MANUFACTURER Assmann WSW Components
DESCRIPTION Insert Modular Jack 8p8c (RJ45, Ethernet) To Modular Jack 8p8c (RJ45, Ethernet) Black
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MFR PART # CJS5E88TGY
DIGI-KEY PART # 298-12591-ND
MANUFACTURER Panduit Corp
DESCRIPTION Insert Modular Jack 8p8c (RJ45, Ethernet) To IDC, Pressdown, Punchdown Block Black
DATASHEET Click Here

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MFR PART # SS-82000-005
DIGI-KEY PART # 1847-1158-ND
MANUFACTURER Bel Inc.
DESCRIPTION Insert Modular Jack 8p8c (RJ45, Ethernet) To IDC, Pressdown, Punchdown Block
DATASHEET Click Here

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