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.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 
19631 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 3474

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 536924 24-Oct-2011 13:19
Send private message

If sky have worked on your telco cabling then all bets are off as to where and how it is connected. You will need to get under there and have a look, chances are they have just chopped into any random cable and joined onto the line. If you have old 3 wire sockets with a master then that absolutely trashes ADSL performance.




Richard rich.ms

4912 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1952

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 536951 24-Oct-2011 15:30
Send private message

@wills,

I can do master DSL splitter for you. Flick me a PM with some contact details. I'm in AK later this week.

Cheers
Fraser




Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their xDSL broadband network faster. If your still stuck on ADSL or VDSL, why not spend from $150 on a master filter install to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
I install - Naked DSL, DSL Master Splitters, VoIP, data cabling and general computer support for home and small business.
Rural Broadband RBI installer for Ultimate Broadband and Full Flavour

 

Need help in Auckland, Waikato or BoP? Click my email button, or email me direct: [my user name] at geekzonemail dot com


 
 
 
 


4228 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1116


  Reply # 536953 24-Oct-2011 15:33
Send private message

richms: If sky have worked on your telco cabling then all bets are off as to where and how it is connected. You will need to get under there and have a look, chances are they have just chopped into any random cable and joined onto the line. If you have old 3 wire sockets with a master then that absolutely trashes ADSL performance.

+1



698 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 11


  Reply # 537007 24-Oct-2011 20:26
Send private message

coffeebaron: @wills,

I can do master DSL splitter for you. Flick me a PM with some contact details. I'm in AK later this week.

Cheers
Fraser


Thanks Fraser, I have sent you a PM



698 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 11


  Reply # 537012 24-Oct-2011 20:32
Send private message

Ok might be onto something here.

Plugged in my spare modem an RTA1025W got the same sync speed. But much different attenuation figures.

The Vodafone router reported 20db attenuation downstream
The Dynalink reports 36DB downstream, which I guess would explain my slow sync speed.

Here is a screenshot comparison

Vodafone complete router:  https://cdn.geekzone.co.nz/imagessubs/f282a3f6d946ed2c7d7cb3fdd7534d77.jpg

Dynalink:  https://cdn.geekzone.co.nz/imagessubs/cc28c5635fd54378632000cc7b609745.jpg 


6407 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 482

Trusted

  Reply # 538328 27-Oct-2011 20:34
Send private message

Just read that the demarc point in an older house can be the first telephone socket.
Is this the case?

Am trying to locate one in a 1970's house and can't see anything obvious outside so was starting to think of looking in the garage/at the fence line of the property etc ...

2713 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 198


  Reply # 538336 27-Oct-2011 20:47
Send private message

In our 1970s house the demarc is actually a little Telecom box on the wall inside the house near the kitchen.
A new demarc has since been made under the house when there were extra phone sockets added and there's now also a master splitter under there.




6407 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 482

Trusted

  Reply # 538339 27-Oct-2011 20:54
Send private message

Ok thanks, we'll go back and have another closer look.

Oh and do you still gain the benefits of the master splitter regardless of telephone sockets being 2 or 3 wire etc? Really hoping a new VDSL master filter will just isolate the modem from the rest of the mess downstream inside the house.....



698 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 11


  Reply # 548640 22-Nov-2011 20:15
Send private message

I had a master filter installed, No luck still have the same sync.

The only way I can better it is using DMT tools, which buys me another 1mbps. So up to about 6500kbps now.

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 »

Whatever ailed Vodafone broadband … seems to be fixed
Posted 23-Jun-2017 14:10


VMware NSX Meets Stringent Government Security Standards with Common Criteria Certification
Posted 22-Jun-2017 19:05


Brother launches next-generation colour laser printers and all-in- ones for business
Posted 22-Jun-2017 18:56


Intel and IOC announce partnership
Posted 22-Jun-2017 18:50


Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: Best Android tablet
Posted 21-Jun-2017 12:05


Wellington-based company helping secure Microsoft browsers
Posted 20-Jun-2017 20:51


Endace delivers high performance with new 1/10/40 Gbps packet capture card
Posted 20-Jun-2017 20:50


You can now integrate SMX security into Microsoft Office 365, Google and other cloud email platforms
Posted 20-Jun-2017 20:47


Ravensdown launches new decision-making tool HawkEye
Posted 19-Jun-2017 15:38


Spark planning to take on direct management of all consumer stores
Posted 19-Jun-2017 10:03


Qrious acquires Ubiquity
Posted 14-Jun-2017 12:21


Spark New Zealand prepares for 5G with Nokia
Posted 14-Jun-2017 12:16


The future-proof 10.5-inch iPad Pro
Posted 13-Jun-2017 18:16


Mandatory data breach reporting in Australia
Posted 13-Jun-2017 11:30


Review: Sony MDR-1000X noise-cancelling headphones
Posted 12-Jun-2017 08:08



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.