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Not sure if this is the right stack* site to post on but I believe cabling is a just subject. Essentially I have a Credit Card machine which is connected to a phone line via standard BT Socket.

So basically, the port of the wall has a balun plugged in which takes the RJ45 outlet on the wall to BT, so I can plug the device in. This works fine, however I need the machine to be on the other side of the room so want to route it through my patch panel (strucutered cabling).

How can this be done?

So Device --> ? --> RJ45 port --> Patch Panel --> ? --> Balun out wall outlet

Where ? is to be filled in ! :)

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Is your PSTN line currently connected into your structured wiring, eg, do you need to connect the BT socket on the wall into your infrastructure or is that already in place? –  James Yale Jun 28 '13 at 21:57
    
It's an independent PSTN line for a credit card machine, it won't be in use for anything else. –  PnP Jun 28 '13 at 22:11
    
The important part of this isn't the credit card machine, it's the PSTN - once you get that onto your structured wiring it should be plain sailing. Is the PSTN currently connected to your structured wiring? –  James Yale Jun 28 '13 at 22:16

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Yes you can do this. What you need is one of these:

http://www.cables2u.co.uk/rj45-network-pabx-phone-adapter-p-903.html?gclid=CLeClMTTiLgCFQbJtAodun8Acw

Thw differance between MASTER and Slave is that master shoukd be used on devices that ring using the pstn (example a very old phone that draws power from pstn)

A slave should be used for digial devices. The only differance is there is a capicter in the master to enable no influx in voltage.

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