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.



6 posts

Wannabe Geek


Topic # 138885 20-Jan-2014 19:35 Send private message

Gday, I am about to install a master splitter, I have no phone lines connected, am on naked broadband. I am about 550m from the cabinet.
I will be putting a master splitter in on Sat along with new CAT cable to the modem. I have a Linksys WAG200G.

Below are my results, why is is so slow/should I be getting better speeds?


Thanks for you feedback!

3244710191.png  

DSL Status: Connected DSL
Modulation Mode: MultiMode
DSL Path Mode: Interleaved
Downstream Rate: 7547 kbps
Upstream Rate: 999 kbps
Downstream Margin: 14 db
Upstream Margin: 12 db
Downstream Line Attenuation: 12 db
Upstream Line Attenuation: 3 db
Downstream Transmit Power: 12 db
Upstream Transmit Power: 19 db

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
 1 | 2
1295 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 247

Subscriber

  Reply # 970250 20-Jan-2014 19:37 Send private message

Welcome to Geekzone.

The cable from your local cabinet might be a lot longer than 550 metres.

1734 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 325

Trusted
Spark NZ

  Reply # 970251 20-Jan-2014 19:38 Send private message

Are you sure you are not rural as it looks like you are connected at adsl1




I work for Spark, but as always my views are my own.



6 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 970252 20-Jan-2014 19:44 Send private message

I am not rural. I live in Massey, Auckland.
installerUFB checked my address and told me where I am probably connected to.

Does it matter that my Modulation Mode is Multimode?

1734 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 325

Trusted
Spark NZ

  Reply # 970257 20-Jan-2014 20:01 Send private message

FurzNZ: I am not rural. I live in Massey, Auckland.
installerUFB checked my address and told me where I am probably connected to.

Does it matter that my Modulation Mode is Multimode?


If you are with telecom I can run a test. But a speed of 7mb with such a low attenuation looks rather fishy.




I work for Spark, but as always my views are my own.



6 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 970258 20-Jan-2014 20:05 Send private message

Sorry I am with Vodafone, but they don't have VDSL and clam up when you ask them about it, so I am going to change as they don't seem to care about keeping customers.
Could Vodafone lock me onto ADSL1?

16338 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1331

Trusted
Vodafone NZ

  Reply # 970260 20-Jan-2014 20:11 One person supports this post Send private message

Why would you need a master splitter if you are on Naked BB and nothing else connected to the Telephone jack points in the house?

Isolate all the other Telephone jack points from the master Telephone jack point

What exchange / cabinet do you think you are connected to?




108 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 14


  Reply # 970262 20-Jan-2014 20:12 Send private message

7547 kbps interleaved
your problem is there's a bug in your modem firmware (TI chipsets, the WAG200G is one of them, also affects some D-Link DSL-xxxT/Netgear DG834v that are commonly used in NZ) that is limiting your speed.

Either check for new firmware versions or as the bug only appears on interleaved connections, disable interleaving.

16338 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1331

Trusted
Vodafone NZ

  Reply # 970263 20-Jan-2014 20:16 Send private message

yitz: 7547 kbps interleaved
your problem is there's a bug in your modem firmware (TI chipsets, the WAG200G is one of them, also affects some D-Link DSL-xxxT/Netgear DG834v that are commonly used in NZ) that is limiting your speed.

Either check for new firmware versions or as the bug only appears on interleaved connections, disable interleaving.


If this is correct then trying another modem should be done






6 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 970265 20-Jan-2014 20:16 Send private message

johnr: Why would you need a master splitter if you are on Naked BB and nothing else connected to the Telephone jack points in the house?

Isolate all the other Telephone jack points from the master Telephone jack point

What exchange / cabinet do you think you are connected to?


I am doing a master filter because the forums talk about looking at your wiring before doing anything else. I went to the demarc and traced the cable to the first jack point. I disconnected every other line.
I was going to run CAT cable from the filter and have everything new.

I was told I was probably on the cabinet at 46 Royal Road.
If I was further away, I would expect my attenuation to be higher.

5954 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 104

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 970266 20-Jan-2014 20:17 Send private message

Yep, dump the modem, get something proper. As for the filter, if your naked and the inbound cable connects directly to just the one socket, then no filter is required, however I would normally recommend one if the house is rented or soon to be sold and future users have a "more consistent" arrangement with less hassle.

Cyril

46 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 5


  Reply # 970267 20-Jan-2014 20:17 Send private message

amaster splitter and cat 5 is mandatory for vdsl .



6 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 970268 20-Jan-2014 20:22 Send private message

cyril7: Yep, dump the modem, get something proper. As for the filter, if your naked and the inbound cable connects directly to just the one socket, then no filter is required, however I would normally recommend one if the house is rented or soon to be sold and future users have a "more consistent" arrangement with less hassle.

Cyril


Cheers for that.
I currently have a WAG200G, what do you recommend. I'm not too flush with $$ at the moment but appreciated I need to spend some money.

571 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 315

Trusted
BigPipe

  Reply # 970269 20-Jan-2014 20:23 Send private message

bales: amaster splitter and cat 5 is mandatory for vdsl .


No it isn't, although it is recommended.




www.bigpipe.co.nz
https://www.facebook.com/BigPipeNZ
https://twitter.com/BigPipeNZ

452 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 95

Subscriber

  Reply # 970273 20-Jan-2014 20:38 Send private message

johnr: Why would you need a master splitter if you are on Naked BB and nothing else connected to the Telephone jack points in the house?

Isolate all the other Telephone jack points from the master Telephone jack point

What exchange / cabinet do you think you are connected to?


I've checked his address and he is connected to MSY/G (Which is a FFTN)

452 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 95

Subscriber

  Reply # 970286 20-Jan-2014 20:49 Send private message

BigPipeNZ:
bales: amaster splitter and cat 5 is mandatory for vdsl .


No it isn't, although it is recommended.


For A Chorus provided VDSL install - A xDSL Master Spliter instalation and Cat5E/Cat6 cable (actualy now a hybrid cable -Cat5e + 2 Fibre) is mandatory to be installed by the installer at the time of installation.  Existing installed cables such as  2pr Homelan or 3 pr twisted 6way can be used if the installation of new cables are not possible due to building construction issues.

 1 | 2
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page 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:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Moment of Truth?
Created by BarTender, last reply by joker97 on 20-Sep-2014 11:54 (405 replies)
Pages... 25 26 27


Festival of Democracy
Created by gzt, last reply by sdav on 21-Sep-2014 08:38 (116 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


Mr. Key to extradite Kim Dotcom?
Created by TimA, last reply by SaltyNZ on 18-Sep-2014 09:20 (126 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


New On Account mobile plans - Red+
Created by NikT, last reply by kawaii on 20-Sep-2014 20:55 (45 replies)
Pages... 2 3


IOS8 - Network Load
Created by FireEngine, last reply by raytaylor on 20-Sep-2014 16:55 (45 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Computer Lounge's Zen Radical
Created by JayADee, last reply by JayADee on 19-Sep-2014 14:51 (15 replies)

Maybe some politicians should go back to school?
Created by jarledb, last reply by DarthKermit on 18-Sep-2014 18:27 (31 replies)
Pages... 2 3


FS: Server time
Created by deathslocus, last reply by CamH on 17-Sep-2014 21:31 (30 replies)
Pages... 2



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.