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Vonage I spent time testing that feature and came to the fairly definite conclusion you




I spent time testing that feature and came to the fairly definite conclusion you should set it to your actual upstream data rate. It tells the router how much total upstream bandwidth is available on your circuit, so the router knows how much to throttle other traffic to keep enough capacity available for phone traffic. In other words the router thinks, "QoS settings tell me there is 300k available on the circuit, and I know I need 120k for a reliable phone call, so I must prevent non-phone traffic from consuming more than 180k of bandwidth during a phone call."

In reality, you're not going to get 100% of rated upstream capacity 100% of the time, so it's best to be conservative. My upstream is 384k, so I tell the router it's 320k. (I use the 50k bandwidth saver option.)

If I start an FTP upload and open my bandwidth monitor, I see a strong 375-380 kbps upload. As soon as I place a call, FTP uploads drop to around 180k until I hang up.

If I set voice QoS to 256k and run the same test, my FTP upload drops to around 110 kbps.

If I set voice QoS to 128k and repeat the test, my FTP upload crawls to almost a stop.

So, with my bandwidth saver option set at 50k, the phone adapter eats about 125k per call. The only thing I haven't determined is whether (a) the phone adapter really consumes more than 2x the bandwidth set in the bandwidth saver option, or (b) if it reserves double that bandwidth "just in case" it needs it.

 



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In my 4 1/2 months with Vonage, I have went from 90Kbps to 50 now to 30. The first two
I just checked and the default number my RT3P2 uses is 256kbp/s. Assuming from
My wife has commented about dropped calls lately... We're on TWC Road Runner -
maikn: I've never seen a definitive explanation of the QoS in the RT31P2. in other
I have mine set on medium (50). I have TW RR in NY. My speeds are around 4.5 down/ 350
no effect. the amount of bandwidth a call is using (assuming you have enough
2,226,432 bps Upload 248,112 bps QOS 73% RTT 66 ms MaxPause 191 ms is
Mine is: down: 451 kBps up: 134 kBps QoS: 74% RTT: 108 ms MaxPause:
80K Up is the sweet spot for me.

rebus posted "I spent time testing that feature and came to the fairly definite conclusion you" on 02/05/2005

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