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woobl
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Infinity extension - What wires go where for RJ11 in extension box?

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Hi all,

 

I had the engineer over today to install Infinity. Everything working good and he left me some CAT5 and an extension box as I want to extend the line to different part of the flat at a later date. However, I fancied doing it now but am having some issues getting the extension to work. I've followed the engineer's instructions which were:

 

Faceplate off and CAT5 single strand into 2 and 5 on the extension point (orange in 2 and orange/white in 5)

 

Now I cant' seem to figure out where the orange/white etc goes on the extension box - does it go into 4 and 5? This will be for an RJ11 connectotr o the homehub.

 

Here is the extension box: photo.JPG

 

Any ideas?

 

Many thanks!

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Deathtrap3000
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Pairs match up to the colours...

Blue pair is first. Connected to the matching terminals on the cat5e socket and onto the terminals on the faceplate. 

Nothing should be in 2 and 5 if its an extension for infinity as the filtered faceplate filters it all out of the phone wiring.

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woobl
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Hi Deathtrap3000,

 

I'm a little confused...

 

On the master socket, I connected white to 5 and blue to 2. Where does the corresponding end connect to in the photo above? Does the other (orange/white) cable need to be connected as well?

 

Thanks!

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woobl
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Figured out what was the issue - I was going into the phone line extension conections - not the DSL connections that were on the other part of the faceplate!

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Deathtrap3000
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@woobl wrote:

Figured out what was the issue - I was going into the phone line extension conections - not the DSL connections that were on the other part of the faceplate!


Yep thats what I was trying to say. 2 and 5 is for the phone line. Not the dsl, unless its not filtered. 

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