Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



124 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 7


Topic # 112082 25-Nov-2012 23:04 Send private message

Hi

I have a Master ADSL switch on my house..

when modem connected directly at ETP.. I get 46db.. when connected to my ADSL line inside I get 54db

Is that what you would expect? or do I have a wiring problem?
can I do any test on line with any equipment?

Dean

Create new topic
19872 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1568

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Subscriber

  Reply # 722797 26-Nov-2012 06:05 Send private message

Results should be the same.

5971 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 109

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 722802 26-Nov-2012 07:43 Send private message

When you connect at the ETP do you still have the remainder of the house wiring attached, if so remove it so all you have is the inbound line at the ETP connected to the modem, nothing else.

Cyril



124 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 7


  Reply # 722831 26-Nov-2012 09:06 Send private message

When I connected to ETP.. nothing else was.. result was 46 db..
When I got 54db, house was reconnected, and plugged in at ADSl port inside house

Dean

19872 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1568

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Subscriber

  Reply # 722839 26-Nov-2012 09:14 Send private message

It could indicate that a) your house wiring is very poor and still causing issues despite the installation of the filter, or b) the filter is damaged.



124 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 7


  Reply # 722843 26-Nov-2012 09:19 Send private message

are all master filters much of same.. or is any brand better?

5971 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 109

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 723372 27-Nov-2012 07:44 Send private message

Hi, pretty much all master filters are the same they are all tested to the same standard. Sounds very much like its faulty or there is something very screwed with your house wiring.

That said, your attenuation is clearly high (due to line length), once you approach the 50dB mark you are starting to step on the edge of ability for the modems to work comfortatably, so the behavior of the technology can be a bit erratic.

Cyril

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Government Limos
Created by networkn, last reply by Bung on 31-Oct-2014 12:39 (94 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Snap refuses to replace faulty gear
Created by Brendan, last reply by MadEngineer on 28-Oct-2014 19:07 (92 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Shutup and take my money (via NFC on my mobile phone)
Created by sxz, last reply by sonyxperiageek on 31-Oct-2014 22:34 (24 replies)
Pages... 2


How good is your general Science Knowledge?
Created by Aredwood, last reply by Dairyxox on 1-Nov-2014 14:30 (46 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


OneDrive code giveaway - go!
Created by freitasm, last reply by PhantomNVD on 1-Nov-2014 10:31 (36 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Uber: a cheaper taxi ride?
Created by kingdragonfly, last reply by livisun on 31-Oct-2014 14:47 (34 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Sky will be 'upgrading software' of My Sky to connect to internet. What does that mean?
Created by Geektastic, last reply by TwoSeven on 1-Nov-2014 17:43 (30 replies)
Pages... 2


DDos Protection from ISP
Created by charsleysa, last reply by freitasm on 31-Oct-2014 12:11 (46 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.