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.


JaBZ

336 posts

Ultimate Geek


#11833 14-Feb-2007 08:56
Send private message

I have a splitter on my line however it is wired approx 10-15 meters away from where the line comes into the house, on what I presume is the first phone jack point.
I am getting 4mbp down and 600kbps up my modem is connected at 4mb.  Out west in Blockhouse Bay.
If I move this first jack point to the entry point of the cable into the house and plug the ADSL modem into it will this give the modem the best chance of negotiating a higher connect speed?  And will it still matter how many jack points and devices are connected after this first jack point?





My opinions and ideas expressed in posts are solely my own and do not reflect the views of my employer in any way..


Create new topic
Bung
3492 posts

Uber Geek

Subscriber

  #60738 14-Feb-2007 09:13
Send private message

Your connect speed is limited by the cable distance to the DSLAM, don't bother shifting the splitter.
How many jacks do you have? I've found most of mine surplus to requirement now that good cordless phones are cheap.

cyril7
7822 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  #60789 14-Feb-2007 16:09
Send private message

Its not hard to wire phone circuits, but it needs to be done properly. But as Bung points out if you can remove unessecary cabling within the home and have as few sockets as possible all the better. With cheap DECT phones that can operate like a mini PABX and transfer calls around the home there is no reason why you should need more than a couple of phone sockets these days.

Cyril

Create new topic





News »

Nanoleaf enhances lighting line with launch of Triangles and Mini Triangles
Posted 17-Oct-2020 20:18


Synology unveils DS1621+ 
Posted 17-Oct-2020 20:12


Ingram Micro introduces FootfallCam to New Zealand channel
Posted 17-Oct-2020 20:06


Dropbox adopts Virtual First working policy
Posted 17-Oct-2020 19:47


OPPO announces Reno4 Series 5G line-up in NZ
Posted 16-Oct-2020 08:52


Microsoft Highway to a Hundred expands to Asia Pacific
Posted 14-Oct-2020 09:34


Spark turns on 5G in Auckland
Posted 14-Oct-2020 09:29


AMD Launches AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Desktop Processors
Posted 9-Oct-2020 10:13


Teletrac Navman launches integrated multi-camera solution for transport and logistics industry
Posted 8-Oct-2020 10:57


Farmside hits 10,000 RBI customers
Posted 7-Oct-2020 15:32


NordVPN starts deploying colocated servers
Posted 7-Oct-2020 09:00


Google introduces Nest Wifi routers in New Zealand
Posted 7-Oct-2020 05:00


Orcon to bundle Google Nest Wifi router with new accounts
Posted 7-Oct-2020 05:00


Epay and Centrapay partner to create digital gift cards
Posted 2-Oct-2020 17:34


Inseego launches 5G MiFi M2000 mobile hotspot
Posted 2-Oct-2020 14:53









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.