Try your master socket for better results
This is a discussion on Try your master socket for better results within the Cabling and faceplate help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Thanks for the reply hugsie. Adsl nation have gone out of stock again, any idea if this is any good ...
- 12-10-06, 02:01 PM #71
- 12-10-06, 02:12 PM #72
Having a quick look it seems that the one you have linked to is just a filter, like the dangly ones sky sell you but tidier. It does not have the connection at the back of the face plate into which you wire your extention.
If you have just split the main phone line then it would be fine, but if your extensions are wired to the back of your master socket you need on like the ADSL Nation version, I am sorry I have only used that one so am not sure what others there are.
- 12-10-06, 02:43 PM #73
- 12-10-06, 04:19 PM #74
Yes that should do the job! Please keep us informed of your experiences, you may help someone else!
- 12-10-06, 06:44 PM #75
Clarity claim to use the same manufacturer as BT - probably why it costs more, however check if you need to buy screws for 20p, ADSL Nation include both types with the Filter, Clarity only include self tapping.
However one of the two versions is in stock at ADSL Nation, the NTE-2005 is in stock and the XTE-2005 is out of stock, perhaps our friend at ADSL Nation can explain the difference.
Last edited by davidw; 12-10-06 at 06:50 PM.
- 12-10-06, 08:44 PM #76
Had a chat with a guy at ADSL nation and the one they have in stock is for adsl and caps at 8mb, so no good for adsl2 and anything over 8 meg. So i was not sure if it would be anygood for sky.
- 13-10-06, 11:26 AM #77
The faceplate sold by Clarity is identical to the NTE-2005, both are made by Pressac. There is nothing stopping you using one of those on ADSL 2, they were only ever designed for regular ADSL upto 8M so you are probably better off waiting for the XTE-2005 if you are one of the people on an ADSL 2 exchange.
- 25-10-06, 11:13 AM #78
I went for the NTE-2005 from adslnation and it arrived today. It only came with the BT instructions and if i rewire it using 2,3 and 5 am i correct in thinking that my extensions will only be carrying a phone signal? And if i want adsl sent to the extension i need to use the A & B connections? If so does anyone know which wire goes to which connector, i would check out their website but it seems down to me. Also if i use A & B does that mean my extensions will have a phone signal or not. If not i guess i'll just do a bit of trial and error tonight
- 25-10-06, 11:50 AM #79
If you want the extensions to be filtered (the best option for speed) then you simply remove the wires on the existing faceplate and connect them on the same number on the NTE-2005.
If you need to have an ADSL extension then use the terminals marked A&B they relate to numbers 5 & 2.
- 25-10-06, 11:57 AM #80
Gotcha, thanks for the reply. So if i go the extension route with A & B, do you think i will loose the advantage of the new faceplate or i should still see the improvements? Also i have a standard phone faceplate on my extensions, so i will have to use my dangly filters to beable to connect to the socket. will this cause a problem?