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Topic # 123379 5-Jul-2013 11:43
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Hi,

I'm looking at going VDSL with VOIP rather than the traddtional POTS approach for voice.  My internet setup is done so that it all comes in to a cabinet in a cupboard rather than the lounge.  Is it possible to run an extension cable (home made or bought) with an RJ11 connector in to the new voip router terminated in a standard telephone box in the lounge, so I can plug my phone straight in.

Is this possible?  Am I likely to get problems with quality (i've got a load of cat 6 cable that I can use).

Thanks,

CHris

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  Reply # 849647 5-Jul-2013 12:18
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Will not be a problem at all.
Do you have a RJ45 outlet where you want a phone? If so, why not save yourself some work and just patch the ATA directly in to an outlet in your cupboard.

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  Reply # 849648 5-Jul-2013 12:22
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Coffeebaron on these forums does this a bit....reinjects the VoIP line into the premises existing internal wiring.



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  Reply # 849672 5-Jul-2013 12:40
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Nope, I was planning on moving the standard BS 6312 jack to a new location in the lounge and then run the cable from there to an RJ11 in to the Voip socket of the router...

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  Reply # 849690 5-Jul-2013 12:56
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Benoire: Nope, I was planning on moving the standard BS 6312 jack to a new location in the lounge and then run the cable from there to an RJ11 in to the Voip socket of the router...



You could do that.  I have an RJ45 connection connected to my existing phone wiring and I use a cable with RJ11 on one end and RJ45 on the other to connect the Voip socket to the house wiring.

In your case I'd run a couple of cables between the two locations and terminate them both with RJ45 sockets.  That way I could use them for data or phone.

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  Reply # 850084 6-Jul-2013 13:13
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Benoire: Nope, I was planning on moving the standard BS 6312 jack to a new location in the lounge and then run the cable from there to an RJ11 in to the Voip socket of the router...

So you already have Cat6 going to the lounge BT (BS.6312) jack? In that case change it to a Cat6 jack while you are moving it, and perhaps put in a voice/data splitter if you don't have another Cat6 outlet already there for the router.

Is there a special reason why you need the router in the lounge when you already have a cabinet? The idea of the cabinet is that it can feed both ethernet and phone connections to anywhere in the house.

Just put the router in the cabinet and patch it to whichever link connects the lounge. If the other outlets are BT as well but have Cat5 or higher cable, then maybe change them all to RJ45 so you can connect ethernet to any of them from the cabinet.





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  Reply # 850184 6-Jul-2013 17:27
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Hi Webwat, I might have confused people. The router/Modem/Voip system will still remain in the cupboard... However my digital cordless has a base unit with message manager so I would still want that in the lounge for easy access.

I plan on running an extension from the voip socket to the standard BT wall mounted box in the lounge via cat6 cable and was simply wondering if this would affect quality?

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  Reply # 850264 6-Jul-2013 21:13
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Benoire: Hi Webwat, I might have confused people. The router/Modem/Voip system will still remain in the cupboard... However my digital cordless has a base unit with message manager so I would still want that in the lounge for easy access.

I plan on running an extension from the voip socket to the standard BT wall mounted box in the lounge via cat6 cable and was simply wondering if this would affect quality?


i think not as long as it's no more than 100 Meters of cable





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