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Topic # 130964 3-Oct-2013 20:22
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Can anyone recommend someone to do a little bit of network cable installation at my place in Johnsonville, Wellington? Cyril did it for me last time but he doesn't do it any more. Prefer cash job, it's a tiny job.

I need a network cable put up from a cupboard through the ceiling, down through some existing conduit, then up into a room (existing hole). I can't easily use premade cables as the holes aren't big enough for them.

If it's possible I might get the phone output from the Fritzbox wired into the home phone wiring, after it's disconnected from the phone network - it's not turned on but may still be connected. I'm not sure if you can do that though, maybe you have to connect a single phone to the Fritzbox.




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  Reply # 907447 3-Oct-2013 20:26
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I would have recommended Cyril for this too, is he out of the master filter / cabling / side jobs game now?






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  Reply # 907455 3-Oct-2013 20:29
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Yeah I asked him first, he said he's doing network design and such now, rather than crawling under houses.




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  Reply # 907467 3-Oct-2013 20:49
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I can put my hand up as a last resort if you can't find someone local.

I am up in Palmy but come down to Welly fairly frequently. Can make a trip with the kit on board to help you out. Next trip down will be in 3 (maybe 4) weeks.

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  Reply # 907468 3-Oct-2013 21:03
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Thanks Sam, I'm having UFB installed tomorrow and I'm hoping to be able to use it within the next week or so. My PC is wired only, I can use it with my wireless devices, and I don't think my fiance would like me having a network cable stretched across half the house!

I have cable still in place though, so no huge hurry, and if I don't find someone in the next few weeks I'll get in touch.




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  Reply # 907520 3-Oct-2013 22:35
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timmmay: Thanks Sam, I'm having UFB installed tomorrow and I'm hoping to be able to use it within the next week or so. My PC is wired only, I can use it with my wireless devices, and I don't think my fiance would like me having a network cable stretched across half the house!

I have cable still in place though, so no huge hurry, and if I don't find someone in the next few weeks I'll get in touch.


BTW if your new UFB cable install is coming in @ the same location as the exisiting copper then the install techs can & should put a RJ45 socket on a copper pair, in the hybrid (copper & fibre) cable they will bring in, to back feed from your RGW (in this case a fritzbox) to your existing phone wireing and the external line disconnected.  Then all you need is a RJ12 to RJ12 cord to feed your Fritzbox to your phones



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  Reply # 907531 3-Oct-2013 23:17
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Thanks, I'll show them your post as I don't understand exactly what you mean but I get the general idea.




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  Reply # 908335 5-Oct-2013 09:54
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From our install.  From where the fiber cable comes from - we had a new cable put in than using exisiting cable.  so a new cable into the lounge - behind the TV - next to that was a telephone socket they just feed the Fritzbox to that telephone socket as a ouput than a input so the rest of the phones in the house continued to work.  We did our own single Cat6 cable install from the Fritzbox to upstairs where we have a Network Switch which spreads into the bedrooms.



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  Reply # 908394 5-Oct-2013 12:08
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I can buy and run cat6 cable, but I'd need someone to terminate and test it for me.




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  Reply # 908399 5-Oct-2013 12:35
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Wouldnt they have the gear during install to do it for you? If its all pre run and you have the bits I am sure they would take the 2 minutes to do that



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  Reply # 908401 5-Oct-2013 12:38
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I don't actually have any cat6 cable, I'd have to buy it. They didn't have any in the van either. The guy said if I had the cable in place he'd have done it for me since it only takes a minute.




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