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Re: [SLUG] ADSL with two pair cable [slightly OT]




Campbelltown main exchange in the main street has ADSL as of about 2 weeks
ago.. although my phone hangs off an exchange connected to the main one,
so until they roll it out to the outlying exchanges. I have to
wait. Although it hasn't stopped me from signing up every few days, just
to show my interest.

I'll get it, and downgrade my dingoblue account to 9.95 or something for
when adsl is down :) I heard they had a few teething problems on the odd
ocassion. Doh

Thanks

On Fri, 1 Jun 2001, Dean Hamstead wrote:

> They are in the mountains now ;)
> Glenmoore park has ADSL as well but its one rack is now full
> (all 80 positions or something silly like that) i think my
> installation was in the last 20 places on the glenbrook exchange
> 
> ADSL really hasnt been publicised alot (tv ads etc) so i think
> at this point its really being taken up by the more technologically
> inclined (eg. linux gurus and counter-strike players)
> 
> I get a ping of about 80ms to my old isp (1/2 of dialing in)
> and ssh is a whole new experience ;)
> 
> Dean
> 
> Michael wrote:
> 
> > With the roll out of pit street , maybe they might put more effort into
> > rolling out more exchanges in other areas.
> > 
> > I only wish :)
> > 
> > On Fri, 1 Jun 2001, Dean Hamstead wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >>When i had mine installed i asked the telstra tech about it
> >>Apparently in a given bundle, only about 2-3/10 lines can have
> >>adsl otherwise you get interferance. So if your considering it
> >>stop considering and start ordering as in a street only a handful
> >>of houses can have adsl (or in my street of about 15, only
> >>maybe 4 can have it)
> >>
> >>They supply you with up to 3 inline filters for your handsets
> >>and if you have 4 or more handsets they install one master filter
> >>thingy (apparently). I dont think you should have more than 4
> >>connecting devices anyway, i recall hearing that it splits the
> >>signal too much.
> >>
> >>Linux runs bigpond adsl as perfectly as i can imagine. My tip
> >>is *not* to get 256kbps (if your getting a home plan), get the
> >>512k. For $10/m your making your life that muych better ;)
> >>
> >>(apparently the pit street data center will be in place in
> >>6 months... apparently)
> >>
> >>Dean
> >>
> >>Vince Meissner wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>>I have a multi pair cable comming into my place, there doesn't seem to be
> >>>any noticable interference from the ADSL enabled line to the other lines.
> >>>
> >>>For ADSL you just connect the ADSL modem straight into the line,
> >>>To use a normal phone, fax, modem etc,  you need to use a double adapter,
> >>>and then a filter (supplied with most ADSL modems) on the lead going to
> >>>the phone.
> >>>
> >>>-Vince
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>Howard Lowndes wrote:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>Most domestic premises have two pair cabling which allows two separate
> >>>>services.
> >>>>
> >>>>1. Has anyone any experiences with cross talk from an ADSL enabled pair
> >>>>over to the other non-ADSL enabled pair, or between two ADSL enabled
> >>>>pairs?
> >>>>
> >>>>2. Is the Telstra offering splitterless or bandpass filtered?
> >>>>
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> 
> 
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