Yesterday I got the new modem up and running fine and had already done the setup of registration, etc. I've got a phone point upstairs, and one downstairs. Its not a wireless network as such. Your second modem will work as a network switch,but depending on make and model, may require some minor setup, such as a tick in a box, to achieve this. A single residence can have any number of adsl modems connected to any number of telephone lines, provided that number is the same. Isn't this how the telstra tech, who's come out to fix a fault, is able to log into his bigpond testing account to prove to the internode customer that their internode provisioned line is working? Thanks to you both for your prompt responses wormbles The Wifi Extender Max sits on the edge of your current wifi signal, 'grabs' it and boosts it. The router can also expand wired network range by acting as a repeating station.
So voice and data is split for each phone. And that is going to be one glorious commercial food fight. Adding a secondary router to a network can augment the existing network's capabilities depending on what features the secondary router carries. I'd like to know if I can get a second adsl modem for downstairs, and plug it into the same account as those upstairs, and have both connected. Which is best in which situation? I found that when the wireless network wasn't secured the connection was extremely unstable. I only want one cable modem active and usable in my home.
Would prefer not to have to drill holes in the floor but it looks like that is what I am going to have to do. But I have a feeling that wasn't what he had in mind. If you hear it, dial your primary number. I suspect It will be a case of inteference and one would effectively squelch the other out. Or is there any way to spoof the mac address of any one modem. You can only have one modem connected to the internet at a time. Would a 2nd modem automatically be blocked by Cox unless we have them set it up? I'm really just hoping that the family member's 2nd modem simply wouldn't connect to the service, and that only mine Cox-provided, Cox-installed would connect.
Lastly, double check for dial tones at each outlet while you're working on it. That seems to be the main hurdle. Is there any way to use two adsl modems on the same telephone line. Perhaps using bridge mode, or something? Be sure to ask the electrician to confirm that the previous telephone provider has been removed before installing the modem. But that would then be a violation of the Terms and Conditions.
If we plug-in a supported 2nd router and have 2 routers on at the same time, will both connect and have internet access? I'll show both screw terminal jacks now. While a modem is a plug-and-play device, connecting it to a multi-line phone system will require some additional hardware to provide uninterrupted service. Stone received a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and a Master of Arts in communication studies from Northern Illinois University. To connect line one to the top jack, connect the green wire on the screw terminal marked for green and the red wire on the screw terminal marked for red. To connect both lines on one jack, simply connect the wires from your cable to the matching screw terminal. We'll also go over that currently doesn't have a phone jack, so you will be able to pick and choose where you want the second line to be located.
Okay, that was utterly pointless. If you want to be able to limit which lines can be accessed at a particular location, such as to provide a teen-ager access to only line 2 in their bedroom, you'll want to use a variant of the second method. I'd try to buy them locally Best Buy or Wal-Mart just to test if they work that way you don't have to wait for them, try them and if they don't work, then fight with an online store to return them. To use line two with a single phone or other single line device on a jack wired in this manner, you'll need to use an. Why would I use one rather than the other? Please note: I am not a Telstra employee and any posts or opinions are entirely my own and don't reflect any official company position. Your max speed on a single connection will still only be the max speed of one of your lines, but if you are doing something that connects to multiple sources such as torrenting or other p2p activity , it will max out both connections. Ok, Ok, Ok My internet provider is already sending me a second router-modem to fix a problem I found another solution for.
Whatever - why can't someone have two modems on the same phone line, same account, same everything? As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Telstra sell extenders which might be useful if the other sockets are separate lines rather than extensions. This is the most simple connection. Some people may say you don't need to remove the wires, but for the time it takes, it can save you some potential issues down the road. Step 5 — Re-install the Faceplate Wrap the red and green wires back down the phone cable and tape the ends with black electrical tape. I think that statement is good for 1. Which dlink extender did you try? As I mentioned above, I use a splitter with each of my two telelphones on the line.
Can two different modems one wireless and one regular be used at two different locations in the same house using one phone line. But there can also be problems and not as reliable as a access point connected to the router. Home Plug is good for up to 14 Mbps of throughput, which is more than adequate for most broadband connections. Thanks dannyboy87 and Kalak for your suggestions. Yes I said the simple answer because I don't feel like quoting all the web pages that explain why you can't. Follow the installation instructions to install the needed drivers for the modem.
Running cables to the Access Point was a bit of a pain, but it solved my problem. Simply hook the red and green to the top jack and the yellow and black to the bottom jack, and you now have two-line access in the same room without having to run additional wires. He advised me to get another router. This splitter has two different Ethernet cable ports with a single Ethernet cable reaching out of the back end of the splitter it resembles a computer mouse. Both modems would be trying to use the same frequency on the phone line which just isnt going to happen.