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Topic # 131038 6-Oct-2013 19:59
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Hi All,

I have a patch panel located in the garage which is linked to my structured wiring and also the main Telecom line.

I need a RJ45 to female BT adapter to fir between the patch panel and the ADSL filter and have found quite a few hits on the net, but there seem to be different types, e.g.  PABX master, Full Master, Slave, Secondary, etc.... so not sure which one to get.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Cheers

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  Reply # 908896 6-Oct-2013 20:07
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http://www.dicksmith.co.nz/telephones-accessories/bt-jf45-adaptor-150mm-dsnz-f9113 ??




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  Reply # 908897 6-Oct-2013 20:08
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Secondary. The others have ringing capacitors in them which will be of no benifit upstream of an ADSL filter, and may degrade it.

You would use PABX master ones downstream of any structured cabling if you have any vintage phones which dont ring with a straightfoward RJ45 to RJ12 cable, or have a fixed cable and you dont want to go chopping it off and crimping on a RJ45 instead.




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  Reply # 908898 6-Oct-2013 20:09
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BlakJak: http://www.dicksmith.co.nz/telephones-accessories/bt-jf45-adaptor-150mm-dsnz-f9113 ??


SEVENTEEN BUCKS!!! Bloody hell I knew DSE were bad but that is insane!




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  Reply # 908907 6-Oct-2013 20:24
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BlakJak: http://www.dicksmith.co.nz/telephones-accessories/bt-jf45-adaptor-150mm-dsnz-f9113 ??


SEVENTEEN BUCKS!!! Bloody hell I knew DSE were bad but that is insane!

 

yep - considering the general wholesale price is around $5.00 a unit (full master version with 300mm lead)

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  Reply # 908911 6-Oct-2013 20:36
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Thanks for the quick responses guys.

I'll go for the secondary one then, but not from Dick Smiths. I've been getting all my patch cables from electrician supply stores and it's amazing how much cheaper they are.

Thanks again

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  Reply # 908912 6-Oct-2013 20:37
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To be fair i wasn't advocating DSE as anything but a last resort. They are horrendous in pricing terms. :/ However happy to help, lol.




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  Reply # 908914 6-Oct-2013 20:39
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niekerkj: Hi All,

I have a patch panel located in the garage which is linked to my structured wiring and also the main Telecom line.

I need a RJ45 to female BT adapter to fir between the patch panel and the ADSL filter and have found quite a few hits on the net, but there seem to be different types, e.g.  PABX master, Full Master, Slave, Secondary, etc.... so not sure which one to get.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Cheers

I'll stop you right there. You would not be asking this question if your structured cabling has been done properly. You should have a master splitter installed and punched into your patch panel. You can then use RJ45-RJ12 cables to plug into modem, phones etc.
Did you a sparky wire up your patch panel?




Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their xDSL broadband network faster. If your still stuck on ADSL or VDSL, why not spend from $150 on a master filter install to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
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  Reply # 908915 6-Oct-2013 20:40
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Or get RJ11 - RJ45 cables instead

http://www.cablesdirect.co.nz/catalog/entry?entry=384

less than $2.00



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  Reply # 908919 6-Oct-2013 20:58
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coffeebaron:
I'll stop you right there. You would not be asking this question if your structured cabling has been done properly. You should have a master splitter installed and punched into your patch panel. You can then use RJ45-RJ12 cables to plug into modem, phones etc.
Did you a sparky wire up your patch panel?


Yes, you're right. Due to budget constraints the electrician who wired the house did the cabling. Everything was good except for the finishing touches inside the patch panel. Lesson learnt, so next time I'll get the experts in.

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  Reply # 908920 6-Oct-2013 21:01
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Can you install the master splitter yourself?



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  Reply # 908922 6-Oct-2013 21:09
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RunningMan: Can you install the master splitter yourself?


Space is a real issue as I have already have 3 x 8 patch panels, a modem, a 8 port switch in there plus the Sky cabling goes through there as well - time for a bigger enclosure and some rewiring!

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  Reply # 908923 6-Oct-2013 21:12
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Where do you live? (Approx) I can help with a master splitter if you are Auckland / Waikato (if your budget allows). Can chuck in a few cables and check your phone line is punched & patched correctly too.




Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their xDSL broadband network faster. If your still stuck on ADSL or VDSL, why not spend from $150 on a master filter install to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
I install - Naked DSL, DSL Master Splitters, VoIP, data cabling and general computer support for home and small business.
Rural Broadband RBI installer for Ultimate Broadband and Full Flavour

 

Need help in Auckland, Waikato or BoP? Click my email button, or email me direct: [my user name] at geekzonemail dot com


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  Reply # 908925 6-Oct-2013 21:16
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You could try and fit a xDSL splitter into the demark box, and fed the separated phone/dsl lines from there to the panel enclosure



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  Reply # 910072 8-Oct-2013 20:03
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coffeebaron: Where do you live? (Approx) I can help with a master splitter if you are Auckland / Waikato (if your budget allows). Can chuck in a few cables and check your phone line is punched & patched correctly too.


Thanks for the offer. I'm in Wellington. I've got everything working now so will probably wait a bit before i upgrade. Thanks for your assistance though.

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