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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

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

Results should be the same.

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  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.

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  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

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  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.



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

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

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  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

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