[LUNI] OT: VoIP Satisfaction
kris at krisk.org
Fri Mar 11 11:22:18 CST 2005
Andrew Close wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Mar 2005 10:22:16 -0600, Jay Strauss <me at heyjay.com> wrote:
>>Can you use more than one phone in your house? That is, is there a way
>>to wire up the vonage modem to your house's main splitter (NID, 66
>>Block, whatever)? I'd like to be able to use all my wired phone outlets
>>in my house with a VOIP system
> yep. that's actually part of this weekends project. :)
> last weekend i wired outlets into my closet were the phone junction
> box is. this weekend i'm turning the closet into my server room.
> Vonage provides a Linksys router with two phone ports on it. you plug
> your internet connection into the router and then the two line outs go
> to a phone (one for each line if you have multiple lines). i'm just
> going to strip off one end of my phone wire and plug it into my phone
> junction box. so a regular phone line/cable out of the router. strip
> the other end so you have four little wires. then you splice the
> red/green, black/yellow into the junction box for all the phones in
> your house. if you don't have a phone junction box you can just
> splice into your existing phone line and it should propogate to the
> rest of the jacks in the house just fine.
See my other post about REN's. Linksys ATAs are re badged Sipura's.
Every Sipura that I have seen has a REN of three - just like my other
post. Make sure that you don't melt your ATA! (I don't actually know
what happens when you have more phones than you are supposed to, maybe
they just don't work, or maybe it actually does melt your ATA)!
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