[TriLUG] "IP Passthrough" and AT&T 1-Wire
bdmc at bdmcc-us.com
Sun Mar 15 16:42:49 EDT 2009
On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 03:53:11PM -0400, Rob Lockhart wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 14:36, Brian McCullough <bdmc at bdmcc-us.com> wrote:
> > That's an interesting thought. My issue is a ( 25? ) year-old house
> > with the original telephone wiring, among other things. When the tech
> > came out, he plugged into the box on the outside of the house and
> > measured between 3.5 and 4 Mbps with a "very good" noise factor.
> > Inside, where the modem is attached, he was just barely 3, with an
> > "adequate" noise value. Aside from rewiring things ( which is in the
> > plan ), his suggestion was replacing the box with one that he had on his
> > truck.
> I don't know why this is so hard to find, but your best bet is to use a NID
> filter and use one of the unused pairs of wires in your house. Throw those
I also found it referred to as a NID Splitter or DSL Splitter. VERY
inexpensive, considering what it does for me. That, combined with the
new CAT-5 cable run from there across to the DSL modem should help
This makes my original question much less critical, although I would
still appreciate some guidance there.
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