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Whitmarsh Posted:
Yes, boiler-plate
answers they
usually are,
though I did get
one sensible
answer
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Witholding Caller ID from display and the BT 1471 service
On Dec 17, 2014 at 09:58:00

revrob Posted:
I never heard from
them again. Seems
like boilerplate
answers only and
then that's
...

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On Dec 11, 2014 at 15:43:28

dconnor Posted:
It all depends on
the wiring in your
house. Is it wired
for single line or
dual line?
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On Dec 10, 2014 at 11:54:24

sashasuman Posted:
so that would mean
even if the number
is already with
another phone
provider i can
...

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On Dec 10, 2014 at 04:20:21

Pinfold Posted:
Simple question I
hope. I have a
1 line vonage
adapter, ordering
a 2 line one,
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On Dec 09, 2014 at 18:19:52

Sxandy Posted:
so that would mean
even if the number
is already with
another phone
provider i can
...

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Topic:
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On Dec 06, 2014 at 05:47:30

Whitmarsh Posted:
*30 is supposed to
block caller-id
for all subsequent
calls; if *67 does
it for
...

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On Dec 01, 2014 at 06:30:00

revrob Posted:
Thanks for the
userguide info and
the new codes -
unfortunately the
result is the
...

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On Dec 01, 2014 at 06:01:33

ILLLLM Posted:
I have a Cox
connection. Vonage
router is hooked
directly to cox
modem. Cox
Download
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On Nov 25, 2014 at 14:24:54

Sxandy Posted:
so that would mean
even if the number
is already with
another phone
provider i can
...

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 01, 2006 9:17 am    Post subject: PAP2 compatibility problems with DECT system Reply with quote Back to top

Has anyone noticed any differences in compatibility between the RT31P2 and the PAP2? I originally got an RT31P2 when I first signed up to Vonage on the internet and then I later got a second unit for a colleague and that was a PAP2 from Comet.

Unfortunately I gave the RT31P2 to my colleague and am using the PAP2 myself. I recently swapped to a different DECT cordless base station on my PAP2 and it just won't work. I can call out OK but if I get an incoming call then the DECT unit never sees the incoming call (no ringing or caller ID). Oddly though, if I pick up the call then I can connect to it, it's just that I have to know someone is calling at that exact moment because my phone never rings.

I'm sure that when I first got the the RT31P2 I tested it with this very same DECT base station and it worked fine. I've done all the usual debugging stuff like trying the problematic DECT system on my regular BT phone line (it works perfectly) and tried another phone plugged into the PAP2 (which also works perfectly) so I guess it is just a case of the PAP2 not liking this DECT system (Philips Zenia Voice).

Does anyone have any clever suggestions? I really prefer the Zenia DECT system so I fear I'll need to swap my PAP2 for a RT31P2 somehow.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 02, 2006 4:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

I seem to have resolved my problem. I had a spare Zenia base station so I used that and it worked. Note that my original base station is not faulty, until a few days ago I had been using it for two years on another telephone line (a Telewest cable telephone outlet).

I think the message here is that the PAP2 (or at least my PAP2) is really marginal regarding the REN value that it will drive. I suspect that the other base stations I tried (including the second Zenia that is working) were lower in their REN requirements and that the original Zenia base station I tried was just a little to high to be driven by the PAP2 which suggests to me that the driving power of the PAP2 output is really poor.

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