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#225889 10-Dec-2017 12:57
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Hey all,


I'm moving into our new home on Monday 11th December.


VDSL to be enabled this week. I'd like to install get a master splitter installed (3 actually - 1 in the office, 1 in the study, then while I'm at it I may as well get 1 for the main house too)


Once installed I'm assuming the existing phone line will be cabled to the splitter, but I'd need a new connection point for broadband - that correct?


Looking for someone that can install this for me - Whangaparaoa, Auckland.





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  #1916003 10-Dec-2017 13:30
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You can only have one master splitter per phone line, not three. It gives a single xDSL outlet to plug a modem into from that phone line. Do you have 3 separate lines that need doing?

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  #1916004 10-Dec-2017 13:31
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actually I have 5 separate phone lines, but only need 3 to have a master splitter fitted :-)




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  #1916006 10-Dec-2017 13:32
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Are you running a sweatshop call center there or something? Or else a boarding house? Even when I was full of flatmates here we only had at the most 3 active DSL connections into the place ;)


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  #1916007 10-Dec-2017 13:37
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You need to ping @coffeebaron then ;-)

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  #1916009 10-Dec-2017 13:50
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actually I have 5 separate phone lines, but only need 3 to have a master splitter fitted :-)



Why would a house need/want three VDSL2 connections?? Why not data cable the house (maybe you forgot this part) and have one VDSL modem in central location.


Note: Master/splitter filter is typically installed at external termination point not in office etc.

Spark FibreMAX using Mikrotik CCR1009-8G-1S-1S+. UAP, UAP AC Pro, UAP AC Pro Mesh, Apple TV 4, Apple TV 4K, iPad Air 1, iPhone 6s, VodaTV Gen 2. If it doesn't move then it's data cabled.

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  #1916012 10-Dec-2017 14:21
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Home study & main living area (will try to run structured cabling from downstairs study to the rest of the house) + rental apartment + office for onsite boarding cattery


I certainly need a separate VDSL for the business. One of the VDSL lines is already active an only getting 18mb/s - hoping to increase that with the splitter. but if I'm stuck with low speeds I may run separate VDSL connections to the study & the lounge - so that my wife's netflix doesn't interfere with the other line that my son & I will be using for gaming.


Only till April 2019 when fibre arrives. Can't wait for that since I've been enjoying 200mb/s fibre at our current home, big drop down to less than a 10th of that :-(



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