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Wiring problem?

Wiring problem?

(OP)
I'm helping someone with dry loop DSL. I'm trying to add a second line/outlet in an office. I ran 50 feet of common (flat) phone cable/wire (4 conductor): http://www.homedepot.com/p/CE-TECH-50-ft-Telephone...
and terminated the end in the office using a voice grade module:
http://www.homedepot.com/p/CE-TECH-Voice-Grade-Jac...
The network interface device is terminated on a TII 95s series module (I think it's p/n: 95s-1-00-0). It looks like the module in this document:
http://www.tiitech.com/repository/datasheetlibrary...

For an outlet in a different room that terminates on the same TII module, DSL works great. With the one I'm adding, I can't get good continuity tests. In writing this post, I noticed that the voice grade module from Home Depot has a single (1-star) review. The reviewer indicates that he tried several of those modules (unsuccessfully). According to the reviewer, the wire insulation isn't pierced, so no contact/continuity.

I double-checked that I'm wiring the voice grade module correctly as well as the TII 95s module. Pairs and tip/ring are in the right place.

I think I'll try a different keystone jack / port.

Any other suggestions?

Thank you!

RE: Wiring problem?

You are using the wrong type of cable. The flat wire will not crimp to the module. Use regular 4 wire 22 or 24awg cable.

Marv ccna

www.telemarv.ca
Sales, Installation & Service for Norstar, BCM, Samsung & Allworx Serving Ottawa and Eastern Ontario since 1990

RE: Wiring problem?

You also need to run proper FT rated cable according to fire codes.

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RE: Wiring problem?

(OP)
Thank you Marv!
A CAT 5E riser cable from Lowes worked great.

curlycord, your reply is a bit confusing. I think you mean whatever cable I use needs to meet flame test ratings as mandated by the local/municipality fire codes...not that I necessarily need to run plenum rated cable...? The cable I selected should meet local safety/fire codes as it is CM/CMR (in-wall, riser) rated. The cable isn't installed in a plenum space.

RE: Wiring problem?

Yes Plenum cable FT6 (flame resistant) required in return air ceilings.



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