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  Reply # 2166397 23-Jan-2019 17:15
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Upload a picture of your network box too.

You may need to buy a number of small cables (30 cm ) too if you are planning on using the network to distribute the in wall wires connections.

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  Reply # 2166401 23-Jan-2019 17:23
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Above you see the white ont box on wall which is connected to my Vodafone box directly in front of it.
From this box an ethernet cable runs to the white switch inside the steel cabinet.
Short yellow patch cables exit the switch and run to the left and enter the patch panel which is where the wires connections from the various rooms connect.
If I want wired connection in a room I make sure the relevant connection on patch panel is connected to switch port.



 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 2166409 23-Jan-2019 17:50
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Coil:

This is effectively what you are trying to achieve. In a simple visual way.




You need to have that switch in a central location where all the cables that are around the house terminate to.
You then need to connect that switch to the Spark device. But the switch needs to be where the central point for all the cables is and the spark device needs to be able to retain a cable connection to the Chorus ONT and the switch.




 



Thank you that helped me as well good example



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  Reply # 2167658 25-Jan-2019 21:27
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Hi this is my box.

 

These are Ethernet wires from the entire house that feeds centrally to this box

 

There are few more wires that I think are related to TVs and other SKY aerial.

 

I suspect that "black panel" is for a phone but we do not own a home phone.

 

I was going to bring my router in the box then attach it directly to the ONT then get a Switch to feed the ethernet wire.

 

 

 

I think that would work?

 

 


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  Reply # 2167692 26-Jan-2019 07:40
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Hi each of the cat6 (blue) cables are labeled with a felt tip marker, could you purhaps list those, most importantly do two go to the lounge

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  Reply # 2167773 26-Jan-2019 10:52
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Ok, my summation:
1. The blue wires are for phone
2. The white wire is for Ethernet
3. Nothing is terminated into the cabinet yet.
4. The 6 port unit is planned for voice.

So typical and classic design, if date now. Shame about the blue wires but there you go. You might be able to convert to 100mb fast Ethernet.

My questions:
1. Is this install actually finished? It certainly doesn’t look like it
2. Where does the blue cable connected to the ONT go to?
3. What about your aerials and tv?





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  Reply # 2167777 26-Jan-2019 11:14
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if you have 2 of the blue cat 6 cables going to where ever your router is you should be able to patch from the lan port of the router back to the cabinet you took a pic of and plug all the cat6 cables in to a switch and that would liven up all the ports in the house, but as @cyril has mentioned and asked can you list all the names on the cables and how many go to the lounge?


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  Reply # 2167786 26-Jan-2019 11:28
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Hi as Antonios says it looks a little unfinished or more likely done by a sparkie who has not been formally trained in data work, but assuming it is all correctly wired and there are two outlets to the lounge you can feed a lan feed back to a switch in the hub and distribute from there.

If there is only one feed to the lounge and you only have a 100/20 speed plan then you could use a pair of the following to create two 100mb/s feeds to achieve the same.

As the cables are not terminated on a patch panel as they should have been you will need a female to female adapter as also linked below.


https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/ITPFPD020/Dynamix-C-RJ45LT2-T2-connector-DUAL-ADAPTER-RJ-45

https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/CABDNX7050/Dynamix-A-RJ45-C6N-Cat6-Rated-RJ45-8C-Joiner-2-Way

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  Reply # 2167931 26-Jan-2019 13:31
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antoniosk: Ok, my summation:
1. The blue wires are for phone
2. The white wire is for Ethernet
3. Nothing is terminated into the cabinet yet.
4. The 6 port unit is planned for voice.

My questions:
1. Is this install actually finished? It certainly doesn’t look like it
2. Where does the blue cable connected to the ONT go to?
3. What about your aerials and tv?

 

3. thats the best that you will get as its probably done by someone who only has half a clue when it comes to these things

 

1. yep it will be finished, see the above comment

 

2. it goes to where his router currently is, which is what the thread is about :)




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  Reply # 2167949 26-Jan-2019 14:01
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antoniosk: Ok, my summation:
1. The blue wires are for phone
2. The white wire is for Ethernet
3. Nothing is terminated into the cabinet yet.
4. The 6 port unit is planned for voice.

So typical and classic design, if date now. Shame about the blue wires but there you go. You might be able to convert to 100mb fast Ethernet.

My questions:
1. Is this install actually finished? It certainly doesn’t look like it
2. Where does the blue cable connected to the ONT go to?
3. What about your aerials and tv?

 

Blue wires have the RJ45 type plug, so I suspect they are for data rather than phone? -correct me if I am wrong

 

White wires says UHF/SKY/TV on it, so I suspect they are the "TV and aerial"

 

 

 

The house was completed 2 years ago by a builder, so I guess it is "finished" unfortunately

 

We do have two Ethernet wire that goes to the lounge and living room.

 

My router is however currently set up in a room (located at the center of the house), which has only one Ethernet jack. (the ONT blue wire currently goes to this room)

 

From the lounge, there is no way, we will have good signal in the bed room. 

 

So is the only solution to move the router in to the distribution box and install a Wireless Access Point where the router was?

 

 


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  Reply # 2167959 26-Jan-2019 14:10
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A solution was previously explained where you use one cat6 run to connect router WAN interface to ONT and another to connect router LAN interface to switch (in cabinet). Router could then stay in the lounge.


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  Reply # 2167966 26-Jan-2019 14:17
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Spyware:

 

A solution was previously explained where you use one cat6 run to connect router WAN interface to ONT and another to connect router LAN interface to switch (in cabinet). Router could then stay in the lounge.

 

 

there is no "other" cable though


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  Reply # 2167969 26-Jan-2019 14:20
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The "hub" box is metal, so a Faraday shield, so wireless will not get out successfully, a suitable solution was stated in my last post.

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  Reply # 2168095 26-Jan-2019 18:32
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kojo7864:

 

Blue wires have the RJ45 type plug, so I suspect they are for data rather than phone? -correct me if I am wrong

 

>> look at the sheath... if you see 4 wires in there, thats for phone. It can be 'munted' into basic ethernet, but no faster than 100mbps.

 

White wires says UHF/SKY/TV on it, so I suspect they are the "TV and aerial"

 

>> from the picture, there are white cables with the blue cables? they look like they might have 8 wires in them. I didnt mean the white stiff cable marked sky

 

The house was completed 2 years ago by a builder, so I guess it is "finished" unfortunately

 

>> you're a homeowner now. this cabling is insufficient, but getting remedy will be pricey and time consuming compared to paying someone to just finish the job. Happy to be corrected here, I don't know the law around unfinished work like this when it's been 'accepted as is' by previous owner.

 

We do have two Ethernet wire that goes to the lounge and living room.

 

>> wires or ports? is it 2 ports to the lounge and 2 to the living room, or just free floating cables not terminated

 

My router is however currently set up in a room (located at the center of the house), which has only one Ethernet jack. (the ONT blue wire currently goes to this room)

 

>> so you have some success. Does the router plug into a jack socket on the wall, or is it a free floating cable coming out of the wall with a jack plug in it?

 

From the lounge, there is no way, we will have good signal in the bed room. 

 

So is the only solution to move the router in to the distribution box and install a Wireless Access Point where the router was?

 

>> as cyril said, a metal box is the best way of ensuring you get no radio signal whatsover. 

 

 

So the summary.... some $$ to be spent. Good luck!





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