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  Reply # 986994 13-Feb-2014 20:59
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didn't think 2talk, were a part of call plus.

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  Reply # 986997 13-Feb-2014 21:03
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coffeebaron: I hear sbiddle did a master filter install today, maybe this was his work!
https://twitter.com/stevebiddle/status/433784955651387392


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  Reply # 986998 13-Feb-2014 21:06
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kornflake: didn't think 2talk, were a part of call plus.


It technically has been since day one - and was quite central to the big divorce spat between Annette Presley and Malcolm Dick.




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  Reply # 987002 13-Feb-2014 21:08
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jnimmo: That is so bad I almost don't believe you! Far out lol
No that is not normal, and those wires will be giving a very poor connection.

I have seen VDSL being slower than ADSL, but that was out at the very fringe of VDSL coverage area.
Your download is slower but the upload is much better.
Anyway, you should have a nice connection when some qualified installers replace the wiring


Thanks for your reply. I have requested 2Talk check the line, and get a competent Chorus technician to see its all connected correctly.
I got 2Talk to check the line before i moved to VDSL. They gave me a median line upload and download speed of about 28Mbps / 10Mbps and said the line had low amounts of noise.

So its quite freaky to see such slow speeds! As i understand it there is 60Mbps/10Mbps at the cabinet (200metres away - LOS) (but have no idea how old the cabinet is, or quality etc)

They put this thing in, which is also badly jointed and stuck together with insulation tape.





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  Reply # 987003 13-Feb-2014 21:15
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At least it is Telepermit I guess

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  Reply # 987006 13-Feb-2014 21:23
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@samoir that has to be a joke or did they come from the pub half cut or was smoke coming out the van windows when they parked?



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  Reply # 987008 13-Feb-2014 21:27
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I found a technical PDF, with the model number of the splitter. I know enough to be dangerous.



It says blue/white to phone, orange/white to line, green/white to modem.
Blue/white is going to the modem. (Its naked DSL, with 2Talk SIP). So wonder how/if this matters much.

I doubt one should have to do this much troubleshooting for a paid Chorus beaten-up-sedan-install, lol!!



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  Reply # 987012 13-Feb-2014 21:31
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johnr: @samoir that has to be a joke or did they come from the pub half cut or was smoke coming out the van windows when they parked?


I wish it were. We were burgled recently, so you can imagine how it feels to come home with two no-names wandering around your house.
It completely put the 5h1t.s up me!

Funny thing though... he had a "trainee" with him...!! 
You can imagine it... "this is how you.... "

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  Reply # 987014 13-Feb-2014 21:34
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Blue/white is going to the modem. (Its naked DSL, with 2Talk SIP). So wonder how/if this matters much.


Wow, yes that would cause major issues. The filter will be filtering out majority of the frequencies VDSL/ADSL needs to function well.

Surprised its working at all!



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  Reply # 987015 13-Feb-2014 21:34
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samoir:
Blue/white is going to the modem. (Its naked DSL, with 2Talk SIP). So wonder how/if this matters much.


I am really surprised that you even had any DSL wired this way.  If you want to give it a go, strip back the green/white wires of the master splitter and connect to the ones that are connected to the blue/white at present (going to your router).  Even if you make a hash job of it, you will be one step ahead of those cowboys.




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  Reply # 987057 13-Feb-2014 22:51
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seriously even gel splicers with only pliers is better than that!







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  Reply # 987061 13-Feb-2014 23:00
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the cat 5 is "taped" onto two copper wires. I dont know how much loss you get? but it cant be good.
Am thinking of removing the splitter entirely to see what it does.
With any luch 2Talk / Chorus will respond in the morning with a solution.

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  Reply # 987074 13-Feb-2014 23:29
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samoir: I found a technical PDF, with the model number of the splitter. I know enough to be dangerous.



It says blue/white to phone, orange/white to line, green/white to modem.
Blue/white is going to the modem. (Its naked DSL, with 2Talk SIP). So wonder how/if this matters much.

I doubt one should have to do this much troubleshooting for a paid Chorus beaten-up-sedan-install, lol!!


In your Pic it's the green/white thats connected to the white/blue in the cat5e cable (or is that cat5 for your existing jkpts?) either way even if you think you can fix the wireing I would recommend you leave it as is untill the Chorus Rep and/Or Service Tech look at it.

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  Reply # 987089 14-Feb-2014 02:51
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shel` be right mate, just wrap it in duck tape! right?

sarcasm aside, im speechless. ducktape, stripped wires.. i suppose atlest they used cat5 and not twine?


why they showed up, not even suited up, no tools or anything further pushes the point of a new low.


clearly the experienced tech needs to go back and get some real training too, how this tech was even considered ready for training is a joke.


i just.. not even words to describe it.



i guess on the upside, clearly visionstream found a way to cut some more costs? lol




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  Reply # 987095 14-Feb-2014 06:25
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samoir: the cat 5 is "taped" onto two copper wires. I dont know how much loss you get? but it cant be good.
Am thinking of removing the splitter entirely to see what it does.
With any luch 2Talk / Chorus will respond in the morning with a solution.


Fixing it will probably fix the performance issue (as it's wired the wrong way), but if I were you I'd leave it there in the mean time. Some serious butt kicking will be occur as a result of this and people may want to see the work in person.


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