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  Reply # 999720 5-Mar-2014 19:35 Send private message

RFI there isnt the prettest, but you now have a very nice line..

i suspect something has been fixed.


chances are you might get to a 17a profile too looking at your line, see how it goes..




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  Reply # 999723 5-Mar-2014 19:41 Send private message

hio77: RFI there isnt the prettest, but you now have a very nice line..

i suspect something has been fixed.


chances are you might get to a 17a profile too looking at your line, see how it goes..


What is a "17a profile"?

 

 



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  Reply # 999728 5-Mar-2014 19:44 Send private message

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hio77: RFI there isnt the prettest, but you now have a very nice line..

i suspect something has been fixed.


chances are you might get to a 17a profile too looking at your line, see how it goes..


What is a "17a profile"?


17a is a faster line profile, thats given to thoses with short lines.

on an 8b profile (which your currently on) the max anyone tends to reach is about 45~55/10 where as 17a is able to go up to 60~70/10.


put simply, you have a chance of getting a decent speed boost at some point.

your holding a DLM-1 DLM profile currently, ild suggest keeping you modem reboots to a minimum to keep that. 




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  Reply # 999730 5-Mar-2014 19:47 Send private message

im wondering if you were still on the ADSL profile and thats just been changed to the VDSL one

seems to happen quiet a bit with snap and orcon

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  Reply # 999731 5-Mar-2014 19:49 Send private message

Jase2985: im wondering if you were still on the ADSL profile


not likely, normally when people talk of being on an ADSL capped profile, they will still sync at decent speeds but throughput will be limited.






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  Reply # 999736 5-Mar-2014 19:54 Send private message

strange then that it just changed when he did nothing but pull the cover off

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  Reply # 999738 5-Mar-2014 19:54 Send private message

Jase2985: strange then that it just changed when he did nothing but pull the cover off


that is strange indeed.




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  Reply # 999769 5-Mar-2014 20:18 Send private message

hio77:

i always understood the filter simply only let the voice portion of the spectrum through? 


Yep, it will attenuate the high frequency signals very significantly, but on a short line you may still get a [very poor] sync.

I wonder if there's a loose wire on the back of the DSL jack causing an intermittent connection?

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  Reply # 999770 5-Mar-2014 20:20 Send private message

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hio77:

i always understood the filter simply only let the voice portion of the spectrum through? 


Yep, it will attenuate the high frequency signals very significantly, but on a short line you may still get a [very poor] sync.

I wonder if there's a loose wire on the back of the DSL jack causing an intermittent connection?


quite possibly.. would explain the sudden fix out of nowhere with bumping it..


i thought it was flat out wont let the signal through, learnt a new thing today :)




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  Reply # 999830 5-Mar-2014 21:19 2 people support this post Send private message

Oh, and you don't need those line filters anymore for your telephones :)




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  Reply # 999838 5-Mar-2014 21:26 Send private message

coffeebaron: Oh, and you don't need those line filters anymore for your telephones :)


Hmmm - well spotted ;-)

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