Wiring Diagram Bt Master Socket
You must have one of these at the point at which bt wiring ends and yours begins.
Wiring diagram bt master socket. Home wiring and broadband set up a checklist. Put the cable in place and tighten the tie see diagram below. Master sockets should not normally be used for extensions. I have some serious noise problems and i am in the process of renewing the very old bt wiring scheme.
How to wire a phone extension from a bt master socket uk business and residential telephone engineers in uk west sussex east sussex sussex and hampshire. The sockets wire from the master and then follow from socket to socket. To download this image you can hover on image above then right click and save as. This picture size is 1168 x 910.
How to replace a master socket. Contrary to how it might seem c1 is connected to terminals 2 3 not 1 4. If you have fibre to the home. The original master socket is an lj31a i have just purchased a mk5.
This is the main telephone socket where the phone line enters your home usually found in the hallway near the front door. 2 and 5 carry the main phone pair. Note that the pictorial view shown above only serves to indicate the two differing types of sockets and wiring connections. Install an new style nte5c bt openreach etc telephone master socket replacing nte5a.
A circuit diagram of the bt openreach nte5c telephone master socket. Pin 3 was used as a bell wire for the old phones with a mechanical bell and a rotary dial. All extension sockets are like this. The master line box is the demarcation point between your telephone equipment wiring and bts exchange line.
The reason this is so is that everything on your side of the master is your problem. The wiring diagram for a master lju socket is shown here. Cable after the bt master socket if bt holds ownership. Youll need to check your type of master socket.
Help to check youve got your broadband set up correctly from the socket to your bt hub. If you cable to the 1st floor then consider going external usually via the front window up the wall and in the bedroom window. You will need to be connected to your home bt broadband connection to view it or any links to it that i post on this forum.