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#295326 21-Mar-2022 22:17
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It is possible the storm has fried my nice Fritzbox 7590, initially it just completely stopped but I coaxed it into working enough to do a reset, but it is not connecting to the DSL cabinet.


Any tests that can be done to check the physical line to the cabinet is working ?  Other than the suspect modem the only tools I have are a real corded phone and a multimeter :-)



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  #2889854 22-Mar-2022 06:29
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More likely water in a joint on the line somewhere.


EDIT: Roughly where are you? Someone may be able to lend you a modem to test. Also, check the Chorus site for copper outages in your area.


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  #2889871 22-Mar-2022 08:53
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If you are anywhere in the greater wellington region I can loan you something

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  #2889906 22-Mar-2022 09:57
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I'm up in Mangawhai ... luckily I managed to find my old Fritz Box in the depths of the garage!  It has the same issue, no xDSL connection being made, so I'm fairly sure it is a "not me" problem :-)


Now to wait for Chorus to come and look.


Thanks for the offers, much appreciated!

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