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If master looks like this then Internet will only work in master socket. So get powering adapters to get you view box to work
Not quite true, you can get another socket to work but you will need to re-wire the socket you want to have broadband on. In my house behind the master socket there was a pair of orange cables not connected and these wires were present in the extension sockets.
So behind the master faceplate there is 2 push down terninals I connected the orange ones in to there. I purchased a dual faceplate with a normal socket and internet socket and replaced one of the extension sockets. Thus connecting the orange pair into this so it would carry the broadband signal.
I can get some pictures if you need them.
It is true that when wired normally your broadband will only work in master socket assuming SSFP. However if you want to set up a data extension then you can connect to the 2 terminals shown by the yellow arrow and connect to an extension socket and broadband will work with filter
Just come across this forum thread, so I hope the original contributors are still around!
We live in a street with fibre to the cabinet, but are still on ordinary broadband. The problem is that our master socket doesn't have a power socket anywhere nearby and running an ethernet cable to another room would be a bit problematical, especially for the appearance of the hallway, which has the original Edwardian tiled floor.
We don't have the new master socket, just an old socket with a single connection which probably goes back to the 1980s. So am I to gather that if I rewire one of the other sockets that is near power that I can turn it into a sort of master socket and attach a Smart Hub? If so, could someone explain in simple language how to do it?
Grateful for any advice.