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What type of Master Socket for Unlimited fibre extra

DOC1
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What type of Master Socket for Unlimited fibre extra

Hi all

I have unlimited fibre extra and I have a Openreach NTE5A Master socket (Single Port) .Is this the correct master socket for fibre internet? any help would be much appreciated .

 

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jab1
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Re: What type of Master Socket for Unlimited fibre extra

@DOC1 Your NTE type is irrelevant really - it just means you will have to use an ADSL filter to connect.

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Re: What type of Master Socket for Unlimited fibre extra

Ok John thank you, was just wondering as seen other peoples master plates and they was different. thank you. 

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@DOC1 If you do not like unsightly dangly filters OR if you have any extension wiring and want the best possible broadband speed then fit a filtered faceplate. All that you have to do is remove the existing front by removing two screws, connect any extensions to the extension output on the new faceplate, plug it in and replace the screws. Faceplates are not expensive, see  https://www.amazon.co.uk/Solwise-ADSL-VDSLFACE-SOL-Filtered-Compliant-Faceplate/dp/B00NBZKN30/ref=sr...

Once you have fitted this then no dangly filters are required but note that the hub must be plugged into the filtered faceplate, the extensions will only work with phones.

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Thanks, @Baldrick1 - I had thought of that, but answered quickly.

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Re: What type of Master Socket for Unlimited fibre extra

@Baldrick1

Ok thank you.

I think I will give that a go as I do have a unsightly dangly filter, And thanks also for the instructions on how to do it and the link.. much appreciated

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@Baldrick1 

Hi there ,

I purchased the

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Solwise-ADSL-VDSLFACE-SOL-Filtered-Compliant-Faceplate/dp/B00NBZKN30/ref=sr...

that you suggested and fitted it this morning and I have now noticed that my SNR Margin(dB) upstream is lower from 15.4 to 7.3 is this normal or have I been sent a faulty faceplate .

Also looking at the screenshots I have attached does everything look ok .

Any help would be much appreciated . 

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@DOC1 wrote:

Also looking at the screenshots I have attached does everything look ok .


Look OK? Some people would give their right arm for figures like that! You must be virtually adjacent to the green cabinet.

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Ok thanks.

Yes the green cabinet is just outside my street door approx.118ft  

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@DOC1 

As @198kHz suggests, there are people who would give their right arm for this sort of performance. I have no idea why the upstream SNR has dropped, there's a myriad of possible causes but it's not something that you should worry about.

The connections inside filters of both types is basically the same. The DSL signal goes straight though and it's the phone output that is filtered.

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Re: What type of Master Socket for Unlimited fibre extra

Ok well you have both put my mind to rest so I have nothing to worry about .

Thank you