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# 40216 26-Aug-2009 21:18

             Moving to a house which in one room has a dedicated adsl connection adjacent to RJ-11. The owners believe the other phone jacks in the house are internet compatible, which I'm not too sure about. Haven't tested them yet will a little later this week, but based on everybody's experience would these connections be internet capable, although looking at one it only seems to be normal phone jack. If these aren't capable is it easy to convert them to dual connection??

Hope this hasn't been too vague!!

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  # 250836 26-Aug-2009 21:26
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I think you need to provide a littel more detail, but RJ11/RJ12 connectors are only used for phone/DSL services not ethernet, but whats critical is that you know what cable is behind the connectors, if cat5e back to a hub then its can be reconnected to RJ45s and ethernet run over it, otherwise its hard to tell without more info.


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  # 250838 26-Aug-2009 21:34

Thanks cyril7 for quick reply! Probably go tomorrow and do more investigation. The fact there was a dedicated adsl connection in one bedroom, got me rather excited! Never had that before!


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  # 250843 26-Aug-2009 21:39
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Hi, that indicates that there is a central filter installed, presumably in the demarc, but as for RJ11 sockets for voice/phone, these are common in the US but not so here. Its more common to have either BT or RJ45s fully wired. Are you sure they are not RJ45s and you just did not pay enough attention.

As an aside I normally wire a surface mount RJ45 socket for ADSL when installing a central filter in a premise that is historically wired out with BT sockets, this way the RJ11 line cord from the modem plugs straight in with no confusion, (I hope).


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