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Topic # 114234 12-Feb-2013 20:50 Send private message

I had a problem with my ADSL connection a few months back where it slowed down to virtually unusable speeds. (have splitter installed, new house).

A technician fixed something in the whisper cabinet and my sync speed went up to ~23,000kbps but after a few days it reduced to ~20,000kbps (my pre-fix speed too). 

Being a bit interested in this, I was wondering if it were possible to regain the 23,000kbps speed. 

This is the modem status page...

DSL Details
Modem Type: Built in modem - ADSL
DSL Line (Wire Pair): Line 1 (inner pair)
Current DSL Connection:
Down Up
Rate: 20957 kbs 921 kbs
Max Rate: 20957 kbs 960 kbs
Noise Margin: 12.0 dB 12.2 dB
Attenuation: 1.7 dB 0.8 dB
Output Power: 15.6 dBm 12.3 dBm

Protocol: G.DMT2+ Annex A
Channel: Fast
DSLAM Vendor Information Country: {46336} Vendor: {IKNS} Specific: {256 }
ATM PVC: 0/100

Rate Cap: 20957 kbs
Attenuation @ 300kHz: 0.4 dB
Uncanceled Echo: -20.3 dB Ok
VCXO Frequency Offset: -67.1 ppm Ok
Final Receive Gain: -10.7 dB Ok
Impulse Noise Comp. Tones: 0 Ok
Excessive Impulse Noise: 0 Ok

And this is the diagnostic page....
GENERAL
Downstream Rate Cap: 29552 kbps
Downstream Atten. at 300kHz: 0.4 dB
Impulse noise protection: 0.00
Delay of latency path:0.04 ms

I have read somewhere on this website that telecom can put you on different profiles and I asked them on the phone about this but they didn't know what I was talking about so no luck there. 

Is it possible to increase my speed based on the above connection stats?  Or, am I at max speed and the previous speed boost was due to some testing they were doing? 

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  Reply # 760385 12-Feb-2013 20:57 Send private message

Do you have a master filter/splitter installed?




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Reply # 760388 12-Feb-2013 21:02 Send private message

freitasm: Do you have a master filter/splitter installed?


You can't ask that only Peter or I can

The OP is almost on top of a cabinet no idea why they require faster speed bit OTT




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  Reply # 760390 12-Feb-2013 21:04 Send private message

I am the BDFL. I can ask anything. But if the OP has more than 350 posts here they should know to post this information straight in the first post ;)






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  Reply # 760391 12-Feb-2013 21:06 Send private message

freitasm: Do you have a master filter/splitter installed?


Yes I have a splitter installed. 



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  Reply # 760394 12-Feb-2013 21:07 Send private message

freitasm: I am the BDFL. I can ask anything. But if the OP has more than 350 posts here they should know to post this information straight in the first post ;)


You are correct, and I did say I had a splitter installed in the first sentence :)  

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  Reply # 760395 12-Feb-2013 21:09 Send private message

First lines says "have splitter installed" so I guess he means master splitter installed. Perhaps OP can confirm this splitter is a wired in master, and not just a plug in?




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  Reply # 760396 12-Feb-2013 21:10 Send private message

I type too slow :)




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  Reply # 760397 12-Feb-2013 21:11 Send private message

Move to VDSL?




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  Reply # 760398 12-Feb-2013 21:13 Send private message

johnr: 
The OP is almost on top of a cabinet no idea why they require faster speed bit OTT


I'm only asking because my speed was faster but dropped; they gave me a taste of faster speeds then took it away .  

I know the current speed is still great and I am happy with that but I am the type of person who likes to tweak settings to achieve the best possible performance :)

eg, I found out you don't muck around with the vci setting you get 0 speed then :) 

I'll probably move to UFB in a few months anyway but still interested in this. 

I saw a graph on GZ that said at my distance I should sync at 24,000kbps. 




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  Reply # 760399 12-Feb-2013 21:14 Send private message

coffeebaron: First lines says "have splitter installed" so I guess he means master splitter installed. Perhaps OP can confirm this splitter is a wired in master, and not just a plug in?


Yes, it is a wired in master, i didn't know there was a different type actually. 



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  Reply # 760402 12-Feb-2013 21:15 Send private message

coffeebaron: Move to VDSL?


I'll change to fibre sometime this year I expect. 

I'm just curious and had a little spare time this evening. 

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  Reply # 760482 13-Feb-2013 06:20 Send private message

Simple answer is no, the conservative Chorus 12dB noise margin dictates the sync speed.

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  Reply # 760487 13-Feb-2013 07:03 Send private message

ask one of the telecom guys to make are you are on the right dsl profile

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  Reply # 760488 13-Feb-2013 07:03 Send private message

"make sure"



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  Reply # 760514 13-Feb-2013 07:59 Send private message

johny99: ask one of the telecom guys to make are you are on the right dsl profile


I already asked telecom about the ADSL 'profile' but they didn't know what I was talking about.  

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