My Broadband is terrible. i'm running at 280kbps [0.28mbps !].
I Heard that replacing the BT Mastersocket Faceplate/ adjusting the wiring could help...
I have plugged my SKY router/filter cable directly into the BT Test socket in the back of the master faceplate, and that took it up to 320kbps [0.32mbps] so roughly a 15% increase, but still pretty measly.
I have bought an ADSL filtered faceplate and attempted to fit it...thats is where i got stuck.
The wire in the back of the socket has 8 individual wires, and the back of the original had 6 terminals. numbered 1-6. this is how they were connected;
T1 - Green/White
T2 - Blue/White
T3 - Orange/White
T4 - White/Orange
T5 - White/Blue
T6 - White/Green
This left a Brown/White & a White/Brown un attached.
The new ADSL Filtered faceplate has A, B and T2 to T5
After reading some forums, I connected the Blue/White and White Blue to T2 and T5 respectively.
i think where i have gone wrong is some forums mentioned that the orange were unnnecisary [thus i have left unconnected] but some also mentioned A & B on new faceplates were for Date, therefore purely by process of elimination i connected the GReen/White and White/Green to A & B respectively...Plugged my adsl in and...no broadband.
I have put it back into the test socket for now, just to keep me going but the faceplate and wires are now left exposed...CAN SOMEONE GIVE ME SOME ADVISE TO FINISH THE JOB PLEASE???
Also ANY ADVISE ON HOW I CAN STEP UP MY BROADBAND SPEED??? i know i can get better in my area [1.5Mbps ish], i can only assume that my house infrastructure is not up to par.
THANKS in advance to any replies.