Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 
Mr Snotty
8879 posts

Uber Geek

Moderator
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 886022 28-Aug-2013 17:27
Send private message

gorringS: anyone think about actual proclaim vdsl filter that telecom maybe using is infact not complaint with vdsl. I had previously with my adsl a filter and on label it said it was vdsl2 complaint but when I tempted to use that filter I found line performance was horrid . I got one from ulteranative supplier making sure it was vdsl2 complaint one. Sure enough my line perfomance is at simliar distance to his person and im getting 33meg/10meg here so just thought to throw to all that replying here


Incorrect, a VDSL splitter is simply a low pass filter, and they're installed by Chorus and are in-fact VDSL compliant. Also welcome back, I thought after this post you were not planning to visit Geekzone again?




2909 posts

Uber Geek


  # 886049 28-Aug-2013 18:03
Send private message

heres my stats, as you can see my Attenuation is worse than yours , yet i have had speeds up to just over 22.





Common sense is not as common as you think.


 
 
 
 


31 posts

Geek
Inactive user


  # 886202 28-Aug-2013 21:33
Send private message

vexxxboy: heres my stats, as you can see my Attenuation is worse than yours , yet i have had speeds up to just over 22.



What's your line length?



18 posts

Geek


  # 886221 28-Aug-2013 21:45
Send private message

I have just Tried bypassing the filter and gained nothing. Can rule out a faulty filter. . . The mystery continues

2909 posts

Uber Geek


  # 886263 28-Aug-2013 22:56
Send private message



What's your line length?



my line length is around 700 but on ADSL2 i could only get 15000




Common sense is not as common as you think.


106 posts

Master Geek


  # 886473 29-Aug-2013 12:51
Send private message

the incoming line ie the black u/g sometimes runs to the first original jack and there is no etp quite ok to place master there.did chorus guy change master tovdsl type might pay to get a line test.

21331 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 886474 29-Aug-2013 12:56
Send private message

I had a similar issue, turned out the first mistake made by the first chorus tech was he connected me to an ADSL port, so I had ADSL Down speeds and VDSL UP speeds. Second mistake he made was to put a staple through the cable running from our entry point to the Master Filter. The second Chorus tech had both sorted in about 20 minutes. Then i was getting 70/10.

 
 
 
 




18 posts

Geek


  # 886527 29-Aug-2013 14:13
Send private message

What do you mean by change to master and I'm worried about cost. If I get my line checked and no fault is found what is the charge likely to be?



18 posts

Geek


  # 902479 25-Sep-2013 14:36
Send private message

So after many calls with snap (where most snap representatives agreed something looked wrong) snap have come back with an answer to what they think has caused these sort of sync speeds. Apparently there are 3 multiples on my line between me and the exchange. They claim that this will greatly affect the signal loss of my line without affecting the line attenuation figures. They've opted not to get a chorus technician out to investigate due to the cost incurred to them if no fault is found. They offered to put me back on adsl but my upload speed is to good to go back so I'll stick with VDSL. Overall snap have been great. I guess all I'm asking you guys before I'm satisfied is just for a second opinion on what snap have come back with.

Would line multiples (3 of them) Create so much noise that there would be that much signal loss without losing line attenuation?

Thanks guys for all your posts to date. :)


21331 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 902485 25-Sep-2013 14:50
Send private message

I am really unhappy. After 2 years with Unleash I switched providers. In the whole time I was with Unleash I had 70/10 speeds and it never varied. Switching to new provider immediately I was at 44/10 and it had built over time toward 50/10. Then one day for no reason it dropped back to 41Mbps.


2785 posts

Uber Geek


  # 902487 25-Sep-2013 14:59
Send private message

I think I've finally found the cabinet I'm connected to, 900m away by road, no idea how much cable though, and I'm getting 45Mbps down and 10Mbps up. 12dB attenuation which seems rather high, but all appears ok.

I've had the same thing as networkn though, went up to 50Mbps, then down to 41Mbps, now it's settled on 45Mbps. Different SNR tolerances somewhere?




393 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 903125 26-Sep-2013 14:48
Send private message

jayjay03301:
Would line multiples (3 of them) Create so much noise that there would be that much signal loss without losing line attenuation?


Yes, it absolutely could cause that degradation without showing an increase in attenuation. The only solution would be to try to get put onto a different line.

I fix stuff!
1783 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Vocus
Subscriber

  # 903129 26-Sep-2013 14:54
Send private message

michaelmurfy:
Incorrect, a VDSL splitter is simply a low pass filter, and they're installed by Chorus and are in-fact VDSL compliant. Also welcome back, I thought after this post you were not planning to visit Geekzone again?


Depends how long ago the master splitter was installed.

Yes is it a low pass filter, but a ADSL2+ filter will not pass the VDSL frequencies.

We ran into this issue with the ADSL2+ splitters in our DSLAM kit when trialing VDSL cards.


1 | 2 
Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Arlo unveils its first video doorbell
Posted 21-Oct-2019 08:27


New Zealand students shortlisted for James Dyson Award
Posted 21-Oct-2019 08:18


Norton LifeLock Launches Norton 360
Posted 21-Oct-2019 08:11


Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards results
Posted 18-Oct-2019 10:18


Logitech introduces new Made for Google keyboard and mouse devices
Posted 16-Oct-2019 13:36


MATTR launches to accelerate decentralised identity
Posted 16-Oct-2019 10:28


Vodafone X-Squad powers up for customers
Posted 16-Oct-2019 08:15


D Link ANZ launches EXO Smart Mesh Wi Fi Routers with McAfee protection
Posted 15-Oct-2019 11:31


Major Japanese retailer partners with smart New Zealand technology IMAGR
Posted 14-Oct-2019 10:29


Ola pioneers one-time passcode feature to fight rideshare fraud
Posted 14-Oct-2019 10:24


Spark Sport new home of NZC matches from 2020
Posted 10-Oct-2019 09:59


Meet Nola, Noel Leeming's new digital employee
Posted 4-Oct-2019 08:07


Registrations for Sprout Accelerator open for 2020 season
Posted 4-Oct-2019 08:02


Teletrac Navman welcomes AI tech leader Jens Meggers as new President
Posted 4-Oct-2019 07:41


Vodafone makes voice of 4G (VoLTE) official
Posted 4-Oct-2019 07:36



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.