Wall plate

Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope
Wall plate from Pyle Home

A plate is used to cover a portion of a wall where there is an opening for electrical or networking outlets. The cover is usually rectangular in shape and allows the cable(s) to come through the wall while still covering the larger opening. The picture shows an example of a combo wall plate from Pyle Home that has an HDMI, coaxial, and dual Ethernet jacks.

Power terms, Wall outlet