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Topic # 127401 8-Aug-2013 22:18
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I currently have a mess of wiring in my house. I have naked broadband, and have no need for any phone jacks around the house. I just want to wire a cat 5/6 wire straight from the demarcation point to my adsl router. I've done a lot of searching but can't find the exact answer. What wires to I connect to at the demarcation point? I am planning on wiring to a RJ45 keystone panel in the wall of my AV cupboard, and then a RJ45 to RJ11 patch wire to the adsl router. Can anybody tell me what I need to do (I have some gel type joining things)?
Thanks heaps.

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  Reply # 874630 9-Aug-2013 15:25
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Run a cat5 cable from the phone jack next to your modem, to the demarc box.

Inside the cat5 cable, use the blue pair of wires.

===At the telephone socket where your modem plugs in===
 - BT Style plug: This is the old standard telephone plug used throughout NZ. There should be two sets of three punch down terminals. Use the middle terminal on each set
 - RJ45: Use terminals or pins 4/5  <--This is a standard network plug like on back of modem. Can usually plug an RJ11 plug into an RJ45 socket as the middle pins match up.
 - RJ11: Use pins 3/4  <--This is the same type of line plug on the back of your modem

===At the demarc box===
Use the Scotchlok connectors (possibly the gel ones you are talking about) to join to the incoming line. The drop cable will usually be a black cable with black/brown/white/yellow wires coming out of it. They will probably also be covered in a wax substance though it may have dried up.

You should be able to identify which pair of the wires in your drop cable is your naked dsl. The spare pair will usually have a scotchlok shorting them out, or be not connected to anything.

The image below shows the drop cable is black with two pairs in it.
But just to make it a little difficult, the cable that goes to the internal jacks is also black.
You can see the black/yellow pair are connected to the black/yellow pair going inside.
The Brown pair is shorted out with a scotchlok.

Edit: Sorry run the cat5 cable to the back of your patch panel - where you have multiple RJ45 sockets in a row. Wire the blue pair into pins 4/5
If your modem is in the patch cupboard, plug an RJ11 cable straight from the back of the modem direct into the patch panel

If the modem is in the office / lounge wherever elsewere, use an RJ45 network patch cable (with blue pair) to join the TEL line port on the patch panel, to the jack/socket number which goes out to the room with the modem.

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  Reply # 874746 9-Aug-2013 19:40
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Wow! Thanks! Fantastic reply, that is everything I need. I'm just going to keep it simple and have the one connection from the demarc to the adel router. I have a 3 handset dect phone that plugs into the router. I'm just going to leave all the other jacks in the house not connected.
Thanks again for the great reply, I'll run some wires this weekend. I'll try and take some photos.


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  Reply # 875473 11-Aug-2013 20:20
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Just about to venture under the house....... any way of knowing what wires out of the pair coming out of the ground should connect to the blue or the blue/white. Should I just go for trial and error?

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  Reply # 875486 11-Aug-2013 21:03
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Use a tone generator tool

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