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post #1 of 7 Old 09-09-2013, 02:55 PM - Thread Starter
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I can't find any dual gange Decora wall plates that will let me add the following:

8 speaker
3 RCA
1 Coax
2 power outlets

Can anyone helped? I've looked all over the place. I attached a pic of exactly what I want/need.
Wall is already finished, so I can't split up the wall plates. It has to be a dual gang.

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I haven't used these plates/connectors nor have I purchased from this vendor... but this seems like it will meet your needs.

http://electronics.mcmelectronics.com/search?w=adaptiplate - General page

http://www.mcmelectronics.com/product/50-10080 - 8 port decora plate
http://www.mcmelectronics.com/product/50-10830 - Red RCA
http://www.mcmelectronics.com/product/50-10825 - White RCA
http://www.mcmelectronics.com/product/50-10833 - Yellow RCA
http://www.mcmelectronics.com/product/50-10810 - Red and Black Binding Posts

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Wall is already finished, so I can't split up the wall plates.
You can always use cut out the old box and replace it or use an old work box next to it with another plate. Walls can be refinished easily enough in most cases. I'm not saying you want to or should do it... but it can be done if you don't like the options you are finding.

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You are absolutely my hero!!!!!! My Googling has failed me, because I swear I've spent a few hours on Amazon and other places looking for something like this.
What you provided here is PERFECT! Thanks so much!! smile.gif

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Maybe I am missing something, but I don't see how you can put a duplex receptacle and 12 low voltage connectors in a double gang junction box. The duplex receptacle takes up one side. That means 12 connectors on the other side. I don't remember seeing a commercial plate that will do that. I think you should bit the bullet and install an appropriate size j-box. It isn't very difficult.

BTW there needs to be an approved divider between the high voltage side of the box and the low voltage side in most jurisdictions. Consult your local electrical code.
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You are absolutely my hero!!!!!! My Googling has failed me, because I swear I've spent a few hours on Amazon and other places looking for something like this.
What you provided here is PERFECT! Thanks so much!! smile.gif

Glad I could help. smile.gif Please report back and let us know what you think of these if you get them.

I think where you sidetracked Colm was that in your text description you said you wanted eight speaker terminals. I went by the picture you provided which only had four. His cautions about mixing low volt A/V and high volt power connections in the same box are valid concerns worth paying attention to.

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Metal decora insert + binding posts = dead short.
Normally keystone inserts are used as they are insulated.
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and I sure wouldn't mix low-voltage and power in the same box.
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