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# 214294 5-May-2017 12:11
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Part one of our UFB install went well - the Chorus installers were able to use the existing conduit so we ended up with a very tidy outside installation.

 

I asked for the ONT to be placed on the concrete wall in the garage. The guys told me that where I wanted it would be higher than what was usually allowed but it shouldn't be a problem.

 

They asked me to mount a block of wood on the wall for the ONT. Just wondering if there is a recommended thickness for the block, and if there was a mounting guide that I could print? I got the length and width measurements from http://ufb.org.nz/faq/

 

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  # 1776226 5-May-2017 13:20
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The Chorus person should be able to mount it straight on to the concrete as when our ONT got installed in my unit, It was mounted straight in to the concrete blocks.

 

Also the same from the fibre to the distribution point where the fibre is split of to the other units.


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  # 1776228 5-May-2017 13:23
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Mine's also directly on the concrete wall in the garage.


 
 
 
 




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  # 1776248 5-May-2017 13:44
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The orange mark on the right wall where i want to put the ONT. The old cupboards are going, and I'm planning to put in a wall mount swing rack where the red mark is.

 

The dangling CAT6 cable in the pic is a temporary run to a modem sitting on a workbench across the room

 

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  # 1776378 5-May-2017 15:25
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Mine is mounted directly to the concrete block wall, a piece of wood I guess makes it easier for them, only wood screws required.  Tell them to mount it directly, so you get a nice flush finish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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  # 1779305 10-May-2017 20:21
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Update - the second part of the installation took place today. They were able to mount it on the wall where I wanted it

 

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I didn't notice this until afterwards but the cable entry point looks quite messy:

 


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