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Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by dcline Very Versatile Wall Plate
While the Decora line generally seems overpriced to me, this particular plate is a noteworthy exception.
If you have a line-voltage box (outlets, switches) and want to add a low-voltage device, Home Depot sells a clip-on low voltage box that will allow you to leave the line-voltage box undisturbed. I am more than comfortable working with line-voltage devices, but the wiring is often difficult to work with and may have little slack to reconnect. So any chance to avoid the hassle seems great to me!
However, there are few wall plates that are intended to connect both line- and low-voltage within the same box. The decora plates are the exception, as there are adapters for video, audio, and quickport connectors (phone, cable, network, etc.) so the decora outlet can be used for almost anything that you might want to attach beside a light switch or line-voltage receptacle.
In my case, I discovered that the installer of my garage door ran the 12v wires through a line-voltage box and simply wedged them between the drywall and the faceplate. Obviously this is not the preferred wiring method, so I added a low-voltage clip-on box and used this faceplate with a decora quickport adapter to correct the improperly installed wiring.
Without the Decora plates, no faceplate would have aligned with the screw holes to cover the hybrid outlet, so it was well worth the cost to me!
June 26, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Sebastian A very useful faceplate
I replaced one of the 15-Amp Single-Pole Toggle Switch with a Single-Pole Occupancy Sensing Switch.
Now that the old face plate could not be used anymore, I found this new face plate, which was made perfectly to fit the new modification.
November 6, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Lorraine this product satisfied my needs.
I am replacing wall plates in my house and choose Leviton because I have used this brand before and liked them.
January 17, 2012