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Need a tool

Need a tool

Need a tool

I am not sure what you call this, but I will try to describe it and hopefully someone out there will know where to find one.

I need a small plug in device that fits into a KRON (BIX) CRON??? block and gives me 2 metal leads which I can then connect a test set or meter to.

I have seen them.  They are sort of shaped like a Y where the bottom of the Y plugs into the space in the middle of each pair on the block and the 2 Y tips end in a small stud.

Anyone know what I am talking about here and where I might fine one?


RE: Need a tool

There are Krone blocks and also BIX (nordx) blocks, which do you need this for?

jeff moss

RE: Need a tool


How can I tell which is which?

RE: Need a tool

Krone block holds 25 phone lines (25 pairs), BIX (nordx) block holds 10.

RE: Need a tool

Its a Krone.  Its about the same size as a 66 block but requires a different punch tool which I do have.  Its the pair test tool I am looking for.

Thanks for your help on this.


RE: Need a tool

Krone.  Very high quality terminations. Those tools are available from Anixter. The rep I work with is Bo. His number is (504) 465-5922.

(The common pronunciation is with a long o and silent e. I have also heard it is a long o with the e as a short a, like Porshe is actually Porsha, Krone could be Krona)


RE: Need a tool


U nailed it!

That is EXACTLY what I was looking for.

Big Thanks,

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