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    new BT vDSL faceplate results..

    This is a discussion on new BT vDSL faceplate results.. within the Cabling and faceplate help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Well I got a new Face plate and I am pleased with the results my speed went from 12mb download ...

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      new BT vDSL faceplate results..

      Well I got a new Face plate and I am pleased with the results my speed went from 12mb download to 14meg but to be honest it went to that speed as soon as I took the cover off and plugged the router in the test socket behind! So not sure what benifit there is, would I have been better just doing that or is that not good?

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      Re: new BT vDSL faceplate results..

      That is the point of the filtered faceplate. It should give a very similar speed to the Test socket. There is nothing to stop you using the Test socket on its own, but any extensions you have will cease to work with the faceplate removed.

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      Re: new BT vDSL faceplate results..

      I'm having a new master socket fitted next week, there will be no extension wiring on the faceplate will I benefit from one of these or will it be a waste of money?

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      Re: new BT vDSL faceplate results..

      Quote Originally Posted by Naranja View Post
      I'm having a new master socket fitted next week, there will be no extension wiring on the faceplate will I benefit from one of these or will it be a waste of money?
      Test your stats with it on, and then take the faceplate off and check again.

      Post the different ones on here, and we can tell you.
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      Re: new BT vDSL faceplate results..

      The only advantage would be that the faceplate filters, provided you don't buy a cheapo one from eBay, have a better quality filter than the plug in one supplied by Sky. Other than that, the benefits are only cosmetic.

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      Re: new BT vDSL faceplate results..

      Quote Originally Posted by NewsreadeR View Post
      Test your stats with it on, and then take the faceplate off and check again.

      Post the different ones on here, and we can tell you.
      I'll do that when I get the new master socket on, the faceplate was causing disconnects and I'm plugged into the test socket now. Also I've just found that Sky have started DLM on my line

      Quote Originally Posted by Isitme View Post
      The only advantage would be that the faceplate filters, provided you don't buy a cheapo one from eBay, have a better quality filter than the plug in one supplied by Sky. Other than that, the benefits are only cosmetic.
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      Re: new BT vDSL faceplate results..

      Quote Originally Posted by Naranja View Post
      I'm having a new master socket fitted next week, there will be no extension wiring on the faceplate will I benefit from one of these or will it be a waste of money?
      I thought that then I realised I do have a splitter with phone and Sky box extension feed, I never tested it mind. I would say the firm I got it from (the one posted in the other thread, run-it-direct) were extremely quick.

     

     

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