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Standard User MHC
(legend) Wed 12-Jan-11 09:49:43
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Installation questions ...


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For the BT techs

1. How long is the power lead that is used for the modem? I know where I want to put the modem - just need to ensure the socket is close enough.

2. Have you ever seen one wall mounted? or is there provision to do so?

3. Can I assume the 2701HGV-C Fibre Hub is the exact same profile as the standard ADSL variant but with a WAN port rather than DSL - I can then use the same wall mount fixings.





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Anonymous
(Unregistered)Wed 12-Jan-11 10:38:54
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Here ism one thats was wall mounted:
http://community.bt.com/t5/BB-in-Home/BT-Infinity-No...
Moderator billford
(moderator) Wed 12-Jan-11 10:39:25
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Not a BT Tech, but I measured mine- power lead is 3 metres.

I've wall-mounted mine- two "keyhole" type screwhead slots at 4" centres, can be either vertical (cables exit on right) or horizontal (cables exit at bottom).

Can't help with the last point.

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Standard User MHC
(legend) Wed 12-Jan-11 10:50:58
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Thanks ...

I noticed teh speedtest.net results there - pre Infinity 350 miles from London, and then suddenly when installed it's just 100 miles! So, Infinity really does bring you closer.





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Standard User MHC
(legend) Wed 12-Jan-11 10:51:56
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Excellent ... It will be just under 2m so all should be fine.





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Moderator billford
(moderator) Wed 12-Jan-11 11:02:18
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The lead to the master socket is 2 metres (I think, didn't actually measure it) and is cheapo voice quality flat twin, not even twisted pair so you might want to think about something better if you have any local problem with electrical noise.

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Edited by billford (Wed 12-Jan-11 11:04:08)

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Standard User MHC
(legend) Wed 12-Jan-11 11:08:42
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There are two possible locations for the modem - one will require about 200mm of lead from the master and the second about 400mm. I have got some 2 pair Cat5e leads terminated in RJ11s already and use those for the existing ADSL.





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Standard User krazykizza
(fountain of knowledge) Wed 12-Jan-11 12:17:19
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That doesn't mean anything really, its based on where your IP address has been registered.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
AOL > Virgin Media > Tiscali > Falconnet > UKFSN > Norfolk Internet
2mbps > Shapped 512k > 1mbps! > 6.5mbps > 4.5mbps > 6.5mbps
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Standard User MHC
(legend) Wed 12-Jan-11 12:24:27
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You did not recognise the comment being a little TiC!





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Standard User RobertoS
(sensei) Wed 12-Jan-11 17:11:15
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In reply to a post by MHC:
Thanks ...

I noticed teh speedtest.net results there - pre Infinity 350 miles from London, and then suddenly when installed it's just 100 miles! So, Infinity really does bring you closer.
Ah, but at the speed of light your mass becomes infinite, so better start watching your (band)width stats. 300kg per month is easily achieved!

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