We have been with sky TV for a number of years and disconnected the
telephone a number of years ago. We have got a sky + box coming this
week so I tried to reconnect the Telephone. Jjust put the 2+5
connections/blue+white cables into the main socket. Our normal phone
rings out but will not ring in ?
2 questions. Are thse the right connections, does the sky connection
require and other cables to connect.
2. will sky require me to connect the telephone line for the first 12
Months as it did originally. only up grading to Sky+ not changing
Cores 2, 3 and 5 are used IIRC, but core 3 is only needed if you're
not connecting via a filter, or have an older phone that requires 3 to
be connected - I think :-}
Have you got filters on all the phones in the house ? (if not, I think
that's the starting point)
There's more on the subject in one of the threads on improving your
connection over at skyuser.co.uk
Not sure about the contract etc, but perhaps the above site can help
on that too :-}
Phones are polarity insensitive, it will make no difference which way
around they are connected. The only telephone device I've ever come
across which was polarity sensitive was some 12 years ago and was one
particular Modem card imported from the USA It broke FCC regulations
by being polarity sensitive - hence the manufacturers dumped all
their stock in the UK.
No ringing signal on the Sky extension is because pin 3 isn't
Peter Parry WPP Ltd http://www.wpp.ltd.uk
Antenna solutions for car, caravan, house, office, boat and tent.
On Mon, 18 Jun 2007 00:25:30 -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sounds normal behaviour for a phone expecting the "ring" wire, some phones
do some phones don't...
for a good description of UK telephone wiring.
Might be better to ask the Sky+ related questions in a group dedicated to
Dave. pam is missing e-mail
On Mon, 18 Jun 2007 10:05:29 +0100 (BST), "Dave Liquorice"
Some phones/fax will ring all the time if 2 & 5 are reversed and 3
BT downlead A - connector 5 0volts - white trace blue
Bt downlead B - connector 2 -48 volts (minus 48v) - blue trace white
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