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Old March 30th 06, 07:24 PM posted to uk.telecom.voip
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worth it?


Old March 30th 06, 08:09 PM posted to uk.telecom.voip
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On 30 Mar 2006 10:24:56 -0800, "misterroy"


worth it?


Not unless you want to keep your PC switched on all the time and be
confined to using Skpe. It isn't real voip just 'toy' voip.
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Old March 31st 06, 12:05 AM posted to uk.telecom.voip
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worth it?

Looks like it is just a sound card style device - ie computer needs to be on
for it to work.

For less that twice the price you can get a "proper" unit that does
everything in hardware - connects up via an ethernet
port and you plug a 'phone into it

Old March 31st 06, 03:19 AM posted to uk.telecom.voip
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"misterroy" wrote in message


worth it?


No. You might aswell buy a headset for a pound from your local pound shop.

Get a proper ATA which doesn't need to be plugged into a switched on


Old March 31st 06, 07:34 AM posted to uk.telecom.voip
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thanks all

Old March 31st 06, 10:03 AM posted to uk.telecom.voip
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misterroy wrote:

worth it?


I'd say it's worth it. It's exactly what I use, for the following

1. It's cheap
2. It allows you to use multiple providers from one telephone,
depending on your softwares abilities, e.g if you use x-lite you can
have up to 10 providers, specifying the code used to route via each
3. You can use it with software other than skype by downloading the
appropriate driver from www.yealink.com. e.g for x-Lite download

The only thing is, you might not want your PC turned on all the time.
In that case, get a "proper" ATA. I didn't bother because I couldn't
find one that would let me do what I can with this device and x-Lite
without costing a fortune. My PC is on all the time anyway.


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