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  Reply # 972462 22-Jan-2014 20:02 Send private message

If you're exchange connected, you may have moved from Orcon ULL gear to Chorus wholesale.




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  Reply # 972464 22-Jan-2014 20:05 Send private message

coffeebaron: If you're exchange connected, you may have moved from Orcon ULL gear to Chorus wholesale.


that's a strong possibility as Orcon has unbundled quite a bit of the Tron (it is the city of the future after all  ), but I wouldn't have thought it would mean a change from 15Mbps to 9Mbps.




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  Reply # 972478 22-Jan-2014 20:45 Send private message

Whre abouts in hamilton are you - i can posaibly test your line one day

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  Reply # 972756 23-Jan-2014 12:06 Send private message

In Glenview, near TeAnau park

Re: stats on my router. Im a little frustrated with this router... The firmware seems terribly lacking.

Heres what I can get:

Status: Up
Downstream Rate: 10691 Kbps
Upstream Rate: 1065 Kbps


Encapsulation: RFC 2364 PPPoA
Multiplexing: VC
QoS Type: UBR
PCR: 0 cps
SCR: 0 cps
Autodetect: Disable
VPI: 0
VCI: 100
Enabled: Yes
PVC Status: Up

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  Reply # 972785 23-Jan-2014 12:24 Send private message

Update, there is some hidden page in the routers config.

Vendor: LINKSYS
ModelName: X3500
Firmware Version: v1.0.01 build 001 May 17, 2013
Boot Version: 1.0.38-112.37
CodePattern: N/A
Country: N/A
Language: EN

--------Dynamic Information--------
RF Guest Mac Address: N/A
RF2G Mac Address: 48:F8:B3:5D:AA:D7
LAN Mac Address: 48:f8:b3:5d:aa:d6
WAN Mac Address: N/A
Hardware Version: 1.0
Device Serial NO: 12F10705300336
GUID: N/A

-------- DSL Information --------
DSL Driver Version: A2pD035m.d24c
DSL VPI/VCI: 0/100
DSL Status: Up
DSL Mode: ADSL_2plus
DSL UpStream Rate: 1065Kbps
DSL DownStream Rate: 10691Kbps

Down Up
DSL Noise Margin: 12.5 11.8
DSL Attenuation: 24.5 14.4
DSL Transmit Power: 19.1 12.2



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  Reply # 972851 23-Jan-2014 13:53 Send private message

your attenuation at ~24dB suggests you should be able to get speeds quite a bit better than the 10Mbps you are syncing at. Possibly up to 20Mbps with luck and a following wind (your speedtest results will be slower than that, but not too much).

Recommend you get a master filter installed - get coffeebaron to do it. He has a geekzone 'special'.




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  Reply # 972875 23-Jan-2014 14:26 Send private message

Ill need to check my wiring, and will probably do so in the weekend, but i'm fairly certain there is one already (assuming, master filter == splitter).

There is an alarm in the house, and there is a phone jack labelled ADSL, so im picking there is a splitter installed.



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  Reply # 972932 23-Jan-2014 15:25 Send private message

metalla: Ill need to check my wiring, and will probably do so in the weekend, but i'm fairly certain there is one already (assuming, master filter == splitter).

There is an alarm in the house, and there is a phone jack labelled ADSL, so im picking there is a splitter installed.


that suggests there is one,  however the fact that you could get broadband working (albeit at lower speeds) on a different jackpoint is very odd, as I believe that with a master filter only that one labelled jack point should work for getting DSL, all the others won't.




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  Reply # 972936 23-Jan-2014 15:27 Send private message

I agree, that seems odd to me also, unless the other point was also off the splitter, which is what Im thinking is the case. Either way ill hopefully get to the bottom of it and report back.

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  Reply # 972942 23-Jan-2014 15:36 Send private message

Am I getting the right speeds for ADSL2+?
I get between 10/13.5mbps DL on speedtest

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  Reply # 973002 23-Jan-2014 16:53 Send private message

BigPipeNZ:
metalla: Ill need to check my wiring, and will probably do so in the weekend, but i'm fairly certain there is one already (assuming, master filter == splitter).

There is an alarm in the house, and there is a phone jack labelled ADSL, so im picking there is a splitter installed.


that suggests there is one,  however the fact that you could get broadband working (albeit at lower speeds) on a different jackpoint is very odd, as I believe that with a master filter only that one labelled jack point should work for getting DSL, all the others won't.


If it's the Linksys router I'm thinking of it has a bug in the firmware that causes low sync with Chorus Wholesale connections. Try updating the firmware / testing with another router.




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  Reply # 973004 23-Jan-2014 16:55 Send private message

Firmware is the latest version.

Will try another router this evening, and report back..

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  Reply # 973016 23-Jan-2014 17:11 Send private message

michaelmurfy:
BigPipeNZ:
metalla: Ill need to check my wiring, and will probably do so in the weekend, but i'm fairly certain there is one already (assuming, master filter == splitter).

There is an alarm in the house, and there is a phone jack labelled ADSL, so im picking there is a splitter installed.


that suggests there is one,  however the fact that you could get broadband working (albeit at lower speeds) on a different jackpoint is very odd, as I believe that with a master filter only that one labelled jack point should work for getting DSL, all the others won't.


If it's the Linksys router I'm thinking of it has a bug in the firmware that causes low sync with Chorus Wholesale connections. Try updating the firmware / testing with another router.


No. the low pass filter will still allow DSL sync on the phone side. Around 2Mbit down with crazy attenuation numbers.

The modem will take a long while to negotiate but its obviously recommended to run off the dsl jack


I'd test in the dsl jack before you check anything that was quoted above

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  Reply # 973017 23-Jan-2014 17:12 Send private message

Yeah its in the DSL jack at the moment.

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  Reply # 973055 23-Jan-2014 18:02 Send private message

Dependig on what side of the park your on you could either be fed from the melvile exchange or a whisper cabinet on the waterford road side - but i think your direct fronthe exchnage and orcon was syncing better cos you were connected to there ucll gear in the exchnage

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