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  Reply # 673473 16-Aug-2012 20:19 Send private message

coffeebaron: Indeed, I may even flick his name in the draw an extra time :)


Good on you Fraser ;)

I was almost confused for a minute, I didn't think you could still get Jetstream Starter.




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  Reply # 673475 16-Aug-2012 20:22 Send private message

I'll chuck in an entry for my sister in law and her family in Hamilton, they have terrrrrrrrrrrible line stats (2-3mb from memory) and I told them to get a master splitter installed ages ago.


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  Reply # 674373 19-Aug-2012 20:25 Send private message

isnt this competition relievent on obtainable vs actual? not just the slowest sync rates

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  Reply # 674387 19-Aug-2012 21:11 Send private message

Not that I really need it but would be happy to hold onto this for when I move later this year :)
Slingshot, off a Chorus cabinet just around the corner, interleaving off.

ADSL Link              Downstream Upstream
Connection Speed   20923 kbps 1053 kbps
Line Attenuation     8.0 db 5.0 db
Noise Margin          12.1 db 13.3 db

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  Reply # 674416 20-Aug-2012 01:56 Send private message

--- System Information ---
Vendor: Linksys
ModelName: WAG120N
Firmware Version: A1.00.16 , 2010-08-06T14:08:04
GUI Version: A1.00.16_007
Boot Version: 1.0.37-5.4
Hardware Version: 0.01

--- DSL Information ---
DSL Driver Version: 3.4.4.10.0.1
DSL VPI/VCI: 0/100
DSL Status: Up
DSL Mode: ADSL2+
DSL Channel: 0
DSL Upstream Rate: 985 kbps
DSL Downstream Rate: 18934 kbps

Down up
DSL Noise Margin: 141 dB 121 dB
DSL Attenuation: 141 dB 58 dB
DSL Transmit Power: -382 dBm -472 dBm




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  Reply # 674431 20-Aug-2012 08:53 Send private message

Wish I had seen this earlier!

At work so don't know all the info of the top of my head.

Only info i remember is downstream sits at roughly 12730 kbps

I also have awesome access under my house for the install & would condition that I get to join you in working on the install :) Would have done it on my own but have a baby on the way... does that get another entry ?

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Reply # 674745 20-Aug-2012 19:36 Send private message

My details:

Downstream
Connection Speed 1361 kbps
Line Attenuation 51.0 dB
Noise Margin 12.2 dB

Upstream
Connection Speed 109 kbps
Line Attenuation 52.2 dB
Noise Margin 7.6 dB

I live in West Auckland.



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  Reply # 674951 21-Aug-2012 09:15 Send private message

We have a winner - will announce once I receive details back form that person.




Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their ADSL broadband network faster. Why not spend a couple of hundred to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
Geekzone special price: $150* for master splitter install, normally $200+ through your ISP. Auckland and Waikato areas.
*Travel charges may apply. Additional costs may apply for complex installs.
I install - Naked DSL, DSL Master Splitters, VoIP, RBI Rural Broadband. Also a dealer for WorldxChange.
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  Reply # 675226 21-Aug-2012 20:20 Send private message

And the winner is... Regs takes the prize!

For the rest of you who don't want to miss out completely I have good news - a master splitter install for $100. Geekzone users already get a discounted price of $150 (normally $195), so this is very much a once off giveaway price.
- this offer is only for those who entered the competition above
- the offer closes 9am Thurs morning - 23-Aug-12
- only one install at this price per Geekzone member (still transferable)
- to take advantage of offer, please send me your contact details, including address via PM no later than 9am Thurs morning.
- travel charge of $25 will apply if you are not so urban
- and as usual additional cost may be applicable if the install is complex

Cheers
Fraser






Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their ADSL broadband network faster. Why not spend a couple of hundred to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
Geekzone special price: $150* for master splitter install, normally $200+ through your ISP. Auckland and Waikato areas.
*Travel charges may apply. Additional costs may apply for complex installs.
I install - Naked DSL, DSL Master Splitters, VoIP, RBI Rural Broadband. Also a dealer for WorldxChange.
Need help in Auckland or Waikato? Click my email button, or email me direct: [my user name] at geekzonemail dot com

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  Reply # 675286 21-Aug-2012 22:52 Send private message

Thanks so much Fraser! I'm not going to get the option of VDSL here, or UFB for a few years, so it will be good to squeeze the best I can out of what i'm stuck with..




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  Reply # 675778 23-Aug-2012 08:25 Send private message

leef: Not sure I know what these numbers mean,
I just know my internet is pretty slow and my numbers are less than most others here.
I think I started researching slow internet at just the right time :)
Good luck everyone, and thanks Fraser... Cool idea!


Mode:                             ADSL_G.dmt
Traffic Type:                       ATM
Status:                               Up
Link Power State:                 L0

                                 downstream   upstream
Line Coding(Trellis):          On               On
SNR Margin (0.1 dB):         119             120
Attenuation (0.1 dB):         635             315
Output Power (0.1 dBm):    126            118
Attainable Rate (Kbps):      640            320

                                 Downstream    Upstream
Rate (Kbps):                  352                192  


Have decided to do a 2nd free install - for the lowest sync speed.
Will be in touch Lee.




Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their ADSL broadband network faster. Why not spend a couple of hundred to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
Geekzone special price: $150* for master splitter install, normally $200+ through your ISP. Auckland and Waikato areas.
*Travel charges may apply. Additional costs may apply for complex installs.
I install - Naked DSL, DSL Master Splitters, VoIP, RBI Rural Broadband. Also a dealer for WorldxChange.
Need help in Auckland or Waikato? Click my email button, or email me direct: [my user name] at geekzonemail dot com

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  Reply # 675917 23-Aug-2012 13:24 Send private message

Wow this just doesnt happen, hidden prizes for 2nd!
Thanks so much Fraser.. you're too kind!

This is awesome! I might even be able to join facebook!

Cheers
Lee




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  Reply # 675995 23-Aug-2012 15:57 Send private message

And thanks @networkn who has contributed some petrol money!




Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their ADSL broadband network faster. Why not spend a couple of hundred to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
Geekzone special price: $150* for master splitter install, normally $200+ through your ISP. Auckland and Waikato areas.
*Travel charges may apply. Additional costs may apply for complex installs.
I install - Naked DSL, DSL Master Splitters, VoIP, RBI Rural Broadband. Also a dealer for WorldxChange.
Need help in Auckland or Waikato? Click my email button, or email me direct: [my user name] at geekzonemail dot com

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  Reply # 679446 30-Aug-2012 20:22 Send private message

so it turns out my wiring wasn't too bad, but I still got an extra 15KB/sec to 20KB/sec on the download speed and my 'maximum attainable line rate' is constantly 500kbps higher than it was before, at 9560kbps.

That max rate is still under the 10mbps that I supposedly should get according to the chorus maps, and the actual connection rate of 7456Mbps quite a bit lower, so now that I have all my internal wiring sorted I could reasonably request a check done on the external wiring.

the greatest news is that I also have an extra 11KB/sec on the upload now - it went from a max of 95kb/sec up to 106kb/sec. That will make a *huge* difference when working on documents, uploading photos or doing across the internet backups.

jitter and latency have also improved, so that will be good when I finally get around to VoIP at home.

thanks for the splitter install fraser, and thanks also for attending to my extra wiring requests while you were here!




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