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Topic # 55484 5-Jan-2010 18:34
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Will it work in NZ ?

A mate bought one over from Australia when he moved and it doesn't seem to like NZ ?

The phone jack is different and plugging it into his dedicated internet phone line kills his phone.

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  Reply # 287236 5-Jan-2010 18:40
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It may not work, it would depend on whether or not it is telepermitted for NZ. There will be a sticker on the device, or packaging, stating whether or not it has been telepermited for NZ.
Also, the model number may give you an indication.

What model is it?

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  Reply # 287240 5-Jan-2010 18:47
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Is it an ADSL modem or just a router? You are trying to plug the phoneline into an RJ11 ADSL jack on the back of the device and not a RJ45 WAN port?

Only reason I'm asking is because you won't be the first or last to try this and it wil take out the phoneline while it's plugged in.




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  Reply # 287242 5-Jan-2010 18:57
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The box itself will work, yes.
I've taken a NZ DSL Router to Australia and it's working there to this day with no problems.

Does it have a permit? NFI!




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  Reply # 287248 5-Jan-2010 19:18
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Thanks for the quick replies.

It's model DIR-300.

No Telepermit sticker.

ADSL modem and router.

The internet jack ADSL jack is different to NZ routers, on this model it's the same size as a LAN jack.

He says he's off to Telecom if he can't get this to work.

LOL

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  Reply # 287249 5-Jan-2010 19:21
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That is NOT a modem router. It is a router only, hence why the WAN port looks like a LAN jack, thats because it is.

http://files.dlink.com.au/products/DIR-300/images/DIR-300_A1_Image_Back_L.jpg Internet port is also more commonly called a WAN port.



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  Reply # 287255 5-Jan-2010 19:44
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Ok, so how does he use it ?

Needs to be fed by an ADSL modem ?

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  Reply # 287256 5-Jan-2010 19:48
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You need to buy an ADSL modem.

This isn't a modem - it's only a router and won't work by itself.





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  Reply # 287257 5-Jan-2010 19:54
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Thanks guys.

I'll pass this info on.

Wink

Guess he really will be be going to Telecom tomorrow.

Tongue out


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  Reply # 287417 6-Jan-2010 12:54
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So he's on a Telecom ADSL connection or different ISP?

If he's on a standard residential (pppoa) ADSL connection really all he needs is a basic $60 ADSL modem that can be half bridge'd to the router.


Examples
http://www.gearbot.co.nz/store_products/search/TD-8840/
http://www.dse.co.nz/dse.shop/en/product/XH9949

Half Bridge Setup Guide
http://www.ben.geek.nz/adsl-routing-solution-in-detail/



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  Reply # 287448 6-Jan-2010 14:19
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Yes, on Xtra.

Gave him my old ADSL modem and all is up and running.

Thanks to all you experts for your quick replies.

Much appreciated.


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  Reply # 287453 6-Jan-2010 14:22
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Did you set it up in half bridge, otherwise it's likely he will have problems with double NAT that affect bit torrent and gaming.

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