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Topic # 42408 4-Oct-2009 18:35 Send private message

--- System Information ---
Vendor: Linksys
ModelName: WAG325N
Firmware Version: A1.00.12 , 2008-01-25
Boot Version: 1.0.37-5.4
Hardware Version: 0.01

--- DSL Information ---
DSL Driver Version:  AnnexA version - A2pB022g.d20e
DSL VPI/VCI:         0/100
DSL Status:          ShowtimeRetrain Reason: 1
DSL Mode:            ADSL2+
DSL Channel:         FAST
DSL Upstream Rate:   945 Kbps
DSL Downstream Rate: 8428 Kbps

                      Down         up   
DSL Noise Margin:    11.9 dB      15.4 dB
DSL Attenuation:     28.5 dB      13.6 dB
DSL Transmit Power:  19.4 dBm     12.4 dBm


DOWNS STREAM RATE NOT AT 24MB

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  Reply # 261018 4-Oct-2009 19:31 Send private message

And it never will be at 24mb, not unless you were living right on top of the cabinet. 24mb is the theoretical max an ADSL2+ line can go, in practice this is limited by your distance from the exchange and your line conditions. Your line attenuation is accurate with your downstream rate. On the plus side you now have an excellent upload rate instead of the 128k limit you had on Go Large.

For the record Go Large: FS/128, Big Time: FS/FS. Your upload speed has increased meaning you should now be able to conduct multiple tasks better on your connection or have more people browsing.



From the Telecom Website:



Factors affecting overall connection speed:


  • How close your house is to the exchange or roadside cabinet

  • Your internal house connection and telephone wiring

  • The capability of your modem

  • The type of phone line and its condition


http://www.telecom.co.nz/speed







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  Reply # 261034 4-Oct-2009 22:41 Send private message

This should make it clearer how distance/line attenuation affect modem sync speed:

Note:  Ignore the ADSL1 (red) example as that's a old plan specific to the ISP that made this image (1.5Mbit plan)



Anyway that's download sync rate ^

The two advantages of Big Time over Go Large are:

1:  Whatever your line can get (depending on distance/line noise) upload speed (instead of limited to 128k)
2:  You can get interleaving turned off for lower latency.

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