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Topic # 196544 3-Jun-2016 16:46
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Hi all - bit of a newbie at this.

 

Have just had the LFC around to discuss connection - they wont go an extra few metres with the fibre outside, and the only option  is a cowboy job down the outside of an internal wall.

 

Just wondering if the connection from the ONT to the router can use powerline adaptors (probably 500mbs model) - this would solve the problem.

 

An issue may be that I currently have a set of powerline adaptors working from the old router to a wireless AP at the other end of the house - this would need to move to the new router.

 

Appreciate any comments.laughing

 

 


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  Reply # 1565772 4-Jun-2016 19:17
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Should work fine. Though you are probably best to hard wire the ONT to the router, then use powerline to extend the wifi.





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  Reply # 1565782 4-Jun-2016 19:28
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I've used a pair of power line adapters to the router, worked fine for me.

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  Reply # 1565787 4-Jun-2016 19:40
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Powerline adapters are not that good - but it is a shame that your LFC won't extend it that few metres. Personally I'd use the money that you were going to use to buy the adapters and do a run of Cat5e since it'll offer unbeatable performance or bribing the guy doing your installation with Coffee to install the ONT where you want it (what I personally did).





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  Reply # 1565789 4-Jun-2016 19:47
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michaelmurfy:

 

 it is a shame that your LFC won't extend it that few metres.

 

 

 

 

I generally find a box of steinlager and $40 goes a long way with downers





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  Reply # 1566292 6-Jun-2016 09:59
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Thanks for reply's - I will have a go at getting Cat5 to where I need it, and I will have beer and money on standby as a fallback.

 

Quick question - I am also getting a VOIP line over this - can I use one cat5 for both I/net and VOIP (ie 4 wires for I/Net and the rest for VOIP) - I dont think I will get two Cat5's down the same hole in the nogs.

 

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  Reply # 1566295 6-Jun-2016 10:13
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Mack13:

 

Thanks for reply's - I will have a go at getting Cat5 to where I need it, and I will have beer and money on standby as a fallback.

 

Quick question - I am also getting a VOIP line over this - can I use one cat5 for both I/net and VOIP (ie 4 wires for I/Net and the rest for VOIP) - I dont think I will get two Cat5's down the same hole in the nogs.

 

Regards

 

 

 

 

Simple answer is yes you can set it up with spliter adapters, at either end, to have a 10/100 data connection and a voice connection over the same Cat5+ cable ( have both ends of the cable connected to an single RJ45 jack, at either end, and then plug in the correct adapters don't hard wire the adaption)

 

But

 

If you are getting voice off the ONT then the installers should (will - as they are getting paid by chorus to do this @ the time of install, despite any protests they may make about it being to hard etc :-) ) cable this back to the existing phone cabling in the house so that your exiting jackpoints will work as if they are connected to the copper network.


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  Reply # 1566300 6-Jun-2016 10:23
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an additional point -

 

Depending on who your provider is (that is if they accept WYAH (While You Are Here) charges ) then the installers can and should do all the cabling required to make your connection work for you in the position and configuration that you need.

 

It will also depend on which provider you have selected as to if the additional charges for the extras are pasted on to you for the additional work




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  Reply # 1566580 6-Jun-2016 16:35
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Thanks InstallerUFB - I will put that to them.

 

Provider is Spark and LFC is UFF.

 

 

 

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