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#113984 3-Feb-2013 22:49
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Hi Guys. i have recently moved into ny new home and i have a question i decided to get vdsl at my new place however we have an alarm and snap's connection prices are waaayyy too high. but what i notced around the house is that i have multiple boxes where the connection goes inside the house. so iam wondering i that woukd mean i dont need a master splitter. also iam on a port waiting list. ridiculous for the fact that i live in a very fast developing area of auckland.
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  #755275 3-Feb-2013 23:02
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If you are in Auckland then CoffeeBaron is your man. Look him up on here. I think his price was $150. It is a worth while thing to do anyway.

You will probably find you are only a waiter for a VDSL port and probably not an ADSL port. So they could get ADSL on for you in the mean time and then swap it to VDSL in the future.



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  #755279 3-Feb-2013 23:08
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That is problem since i just started school and cant get internet. what iam thinking is that this house has been built 2 years ago maybe we have it installed. and i have around 3 small boxes around the house that connect to my house and they look like a box where you jnstall a master splitter.

 
 
 
 


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  #755299 4-Feb-2013 06:15
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Port Waiter's for VDLS2 are pretty common. It simply means a VDSL2 line card hasn't yet been fitted to the cabinet you're serviced from you you'll have to wait until that is installed which can be a lead time of a couple of weeks.

The fact you have multiple jackpoints means you need a master filter and an alarm makes a master filter mandatory.



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  #755300 4-Feb-2013 06:27
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Chorus map stated that vdsl is avilable in my area , oteha, auckland

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  #755308 4-Feb-2013 07:27
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qubasiasty: That is problem since i just started school and cant get internet. what iam thinking is that this house has been built 2 years ago maybe we have it installed. and i have around 3 small boxes around the house that connect to my house and they look like a box where you jnstall a master splitter.


In regard to the external connection boxes - the real ETP is most likely to be near the point where the power and water come in to the house and the other two are most likely to interconnect cable around the outside of the house, were maybe an additional jackpoint was required, after the house was prewired

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  #755314 4-Feb-2013 07:36
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take some photos and post



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  #755323 4-Feb-2013 07:57
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i had a look the other 2 are just sky and alarm one is internet however i cant open it because o.a trihead screwdriver blocking it. iam goin to try today a bit later on when iam really awake :(

 
 
 
 


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  #755327 4-Feb-2013 08:17
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Mate, do post some photos as I find it confusing when you say the "3" boxes on the outside of your house are for what you say i.e. SKY wont have a box on the outside...rather it would be a cable from the lounge to the roof dish. For an alarm, the cable wont be visable (shouldnt be) and the only thing on the outside should be the siren/strobe box). IS your street serviced by telstra cable (something tells me it wont be).

You also have to consider that there may be power and gas on these outside boxes.



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  #755342 4-Feb-2013 08:42
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One had a massive black cable coming inside the house the rest i cannot open. i will open it later.
If i need a master splitter which could be installed i will contact CoffeeBaron instead of paying 400$

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  #755370 4-Feb-2013 09:39
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A house that new should have a star wiring configuration unless the electrician is ultimate sh!t. This usually goes to the garage. You should put your master splitter in here or if you will be using Snap's VOIP service it isn't even necessary. Coffeeebaron will be able to get this wired up correctly if it hasn't been already.




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  #755384 4-Feb-2013 09:50
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Iam going to use voip but the problem is the alarm i will ask the house owner if the house alarm is wired up to the phone line. if it is i will contact coffebaron :) i have opened the box and there was no splitter i took a picture but i cannot upload it as iam using internet on my phonee and cannot upload the picture. but the cables look preety organised in gel casings separated from each other i wonder if i coffeebaron just checks the boxes and then install splitters if necessary



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  #755386 4-Feb-2013 09:50
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Iam going to use voip but the problem is the alarm i will ask the house owner if the house alarm is wired up to the phone line. if it is i will contact coffebaron :) i have opened the box and there was no splitter i took a picture but i cannot upload it as iam using internet on my phonee and cannot upload the picture. but the cables look preety organised in gel casings separated from each other i wonder if i coffeebaron just checks the boxes and then install splitters if necessary

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  #755390 4-Feb-2013 09:56
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Zeon: A house that new should have a star wiring configuration unless the electrician is ultimate sh!t.


Phone wiring in series is still the norm, not the exception.


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  #755400 4-Feb-2013 10:03
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qubasiasty: One had a massive black cable coming inside the house the rest i cannot open.


I hope that's not the power cable.

If you don't know 100% what each box is, DO NOT TOUCH THEM.

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  #755422 4-Feb-2013 10:25
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RunningMan:
qubasiasty: One had a massive black cable coming inside the house the rest i cannot open.


I hope that's not the power cable.

If you don't know 100% what each box is, DO NOT TOUCH THEM.


+1  please get someone who knows what they are doing to take a look and in the meantime when you get a moment post the photos.  The big black cable will most likley be the mains power feed from the street. 





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