Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
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 
285 posts

Ultimate Geek

  # 532621 13-Oct-2011 06:04
Send private message

When Orcon 1st offered their own phone service. i swapped. I had major problems with my monitored alarm until they finally sorted out the problem in their network. Since then not a problem.

When my alarm was installed they put in a master filter\splitter. Means i dont need them in the jacks.

1316 posts

Uber Geek

  # 532753 13-Oct-2011 11:17
Send private message

so, why can't you just put a filter on the alarm like you do on a phone when you have dsl? doesn't it just have a dialup modem that makes the same internet noises that sky decoders make?

sky decoders work fine with just a filter and can communicate with their servers just fine?  


7057 posts

Uber Geek


  # 532760 13-Oct-2011 11:22
Send private message

Hi, because the alarm is slightly different, it does not just sit across the line like a phone or fax/modem it disconnects the line from time to time and also passes the line though to the rest of the house wiring.

The correct wiring is to put a filter at or directly inline from the demarc, take the modem port of the filter to a dedicated socket for the DSL modem, and the voice circuit to the alarm panel, then the return from the alarm then feeds all other voice sockets in the house.


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

Switch your broadband provider now - compare prices

Twitter and LinkedIn »

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 »

Chorus to launch Hyperfibre service
Posted 18-Nov-2019 15:00

Microsoft launches first Experience Center worldwide for Asia Pacific in Singapore
Posted 13-Nov-2019 13:08

Disney+ comes to LG Smart TVs
Posted 13-Nov-2019 12:55

Spark launches new wireless broadband "Unplan Metro"
Posted 11-Nov-2019 08:19

Malwarebytes overhauls flagship product with new UI, faster engine and lighter footprint
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:48

CarbonClick launches into Digital Marketplaces
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:42

Kordia offers Microsoft Azure Peering Service
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:41

Spark 5G live on Auckland Harbour for Emirates Team New Zealand
Posted 4-Nov-2019 17:30

BNZ and Vodafone partner to boost NZ Tech for SME
Posted 31-Oct-2019 17:14

Nokia 7.2 available in New Zealand
Posted 31-Oct-2019 16:24

2talk launches Microsoft Teams Direct Routing product
Posted 29-Oct-2019 10:35

New Breast Cancer Foundation app puts power in Kiwi women's hands
Posted 25-Oct-2019 16:13

OPPO Reno2 Series lands, alongside hybrid noise-cancelling Wireless Headphones
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:32

Waikato Data Scientists awarded $13 million from the Government
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:27

D-Link launches Wave 2 Unified Access Points
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:07

Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron

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.