Difference between revisions of "Telephone Sockets"

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=== Non-NTE5 ===
 
=== Non-NTE5 ===
[[File:Non-NTE.svg|Thumb|Non NTE socket]]
 
 
This socket could be an old style master socket, or it could be a secondary socket. Openreach should not be installing this style of socket as the master socket when installing a new phone line.
 
This socket could be an old style master socket, or it could be a secondary socket. Openreach should not be installing this style of socket as the master socket when installing a new phone line.
   
 
=== NTE5 ===
 
=== NTE5 ===
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NTE5.svg|Standard NTE5 socket
 
NTE5-Open.svg|NTE5 with lower part removed
 
Unfiltered_Broadband_faceplate_AAISP_Branded.svg|Unfiltered Broadband Faceplate (AAISP Branded)
 
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This is the 'standard' socket that Openreach will install, it has been the standard since the 1980's. The lower half is removable. Removing the lower half gives access to the 'Test Socket' as well as the connectors.
 
This is the 'standard' socket that Openreach will install, it has been the standard since the 1980's. The lower half is removable. Removing the lower half gives access to the 'Test Socket' as well as the connectors.
   

Revision as of 14:31, 20 July 2015

Socket Overview

Non-NTE5

This socket could be an old style master socket, or it could be a secondary socket. Openreach should not be installing this style of socket as the master socket when installing a new phone line.

NTE5

This is the 'standard' socket that Openreach will install, it has been the standard since the 1980's. The lower half is removable. Removing the lower half gives access to the 'Test Socket' as well as the connectors.

VDSL Faceplate

With an engineer installed FTTC (aka VDSL, BT Infinity) a VDSL faceplate is sometimes installed. The socket at the top is a RJ11 socket and should be connected to the FTTC modem or router. The Lower socket is a BT telephone socket for a phone to connect to.

Service Specific Faceplate

Unfiltered Broadband Faceplate (Installed)