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    Face Plate Wiring

    This is a discussion on Face Plate Wiring within the Cabling and faceplate help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; For those interested for me the correct wire combination was as follows. Orange/white to pin 5 White/blue to pin 2 ...

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      Re: Face Plate Wiring

      For those interested for me the correct wire combination was as follows.

      Orange/white to pin 5
      White/blue to pin 2
      You are using a split pair, which is not recommended for good performance. The most commonly used is Blue/white/blue, orange is normally used for the ring wire.

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      Re: Face Plate Wiring

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      Re: Face Plate Wiring

      Quote Originally Posted by RUNITDIRECT View Post
      That's interesting, with these colours they must be using a completely different cable.

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      Re: Face Plate Wiring

      Certainly are.
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      Re: Face Plate Wiring

      Quote Originally Posted by Isitme View Post
      You are using a split pair, which is not recommended for good performance. The most commonly used is Blue/white/blue, orange is normally used for the ring wire.
      Yes I have heard that before. You can see why I had trouble rewiring. However the extension sockets give roughly the same performance as the master socket though always a bit less (but that is to be expected?) of around 10-30 kB/s.

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      Re: Face Plate Wiring

      Try using a pair, if the cable is good you should see next to no difference from the test socket...........
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      Re: Face Plate Wiring

      Is this what I posted here?

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      Re: Face Plate Wiring

      Quote Originally Posted by Sebby View Post
      Is this what I posted here?
      Certainly sounds like it!! We got that info a bit late
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      Re: Face Plate Wiring

      Quote Originally Posted by RUNITDIRECT View Post
      Is there a CW type designation for this new cable?

      They have gone back to the pre-80s colours.

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      Re: Face Plate Wiring

      Note sure TBH, not had chance to check. The new wiring scheme is in the latest Openreach NTE5 installation booklet.
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