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PostPosted: Sat Oct 27, 2007 10:13 am    Post subject: Disconnecting Verizon Reply with quote Back to top

I have just successfully backfed Vonage through my house. I have not yet disconnected Verizon although they have shut us off. To be safe I wanted to disconnect. There is no rj11 jack in the box on the outside of the house, it's all hard wired. In the basement where the feed comes in there is a punch block and the feed is punched down into the block (at least I THINK it's the feed).
I would like to disconnect it so that in the future Verizon should for some reason accidentally turn service to the house back on, I don't damage any equipment.
Any thoughts?
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 27, 2007 10:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

you should remove any connections to the Verizon loop. If you do not, your Vonage TAD could be damaged and you will have to buy another one.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 27, 2007 12:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

If you can actually trace the feed into your punchdown block, then you should snip it while making sure to have plenty of slack in the event you need to reconnect it later to your home.

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 27, 2007 8:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Pull it off the punch block one wire at a time, or as a minimum, "snip" one wire at a time. DO NOT cut through the wire completely as one "snip", or else you could end up shorting several wires in the cable together and that may cause problems for your connection.

Once the incoming Verizon end is off the punch block, pull any remaining strands of wire off the block. You can use simple pliars to do that, just pull the wire straight back from the terminal without pulling at an angle and it should come right out cleanly.

Do all this with your Vonage box disconnected from your house wiring.
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