Sign up
 Vonage  

       
 
Vonage Forum Menu

Vonage Forums
Vonage VoIP Forum
AaronzKix Posted:
impotence forum
viagra black
viagra without
prescription
is viagra the
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
Allow low-priced pill generic no remedy
On Jan 15, 2017 at 14:09:05

Bobbiedet Posted:
rz7433bw6925 <a
href="
http://lev365.com
">buy
levitra</a>
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
levitra online specials
On Jan 15, 2017 at 10:43:27

Bobbiedet Posted:
rs7458 et409
payday loan online
wk2018 gs2575
xs7015 online
pharmacy nz2685
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
genpharma finasteride hair loss
On Jan 15, 2017 at 07:49:31

Bobbiedet Posted:
ok3155rc7615 <a
href="
http://buy-viagra-
iner.com ">buy
cheap
viagra</a>
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
buy levitra computer
On Jan 14, 2017 at 15:59:29

Ridgepr Posted:
...
In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
The best essay writing service. 11895 likes!
On Jan 14, 2017 at 10:28:23

Bobbiedet Posted:
lt5426yd9443 <a
href="
http://ciali3.com
">online
pharmacy</a>
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
diabetes cialis tablets
On Jan 14, 2017 at 09:36:32

GalenSi Posted:
...
In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
IMHO, the best paper writing service. 17906 likes!
On Jan 14, 2017 at 09:30:36

Bobbiedet Posted:
ha3824
http://buy-viagra-
iner.com pfizer
viagra
pa6398do9843
pd3587
http://paydl01.com
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
online pharmacy viagra
On Jan 14, 2017 at 06:47:30

Bobbiedet Posted:
fs4995 xs3447
ohio payday ballot
ks7793 af9602
vw1425 buy cheap
levitra wp526
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
buy cialis online mexico
On Jan 14, 2017 at 02:26:14

KrystalDog Posted:
Buy Trileptal
Online Saturday
Delivery ->
Trileptal
overnight no
consult
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
Buy Trileptal Online Saturday Delivery -> Trileptal overn
On Jan 13, 2017 at 14:05:35


Vonage VoIP Forums

Vonage In The News
Vonage Holdings Corp. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results

Carolyn Katz Elected to Board of Directors of Vonage Holdings Corp.

Syndication

Vonage Customer Reviews
Vonage vs. Time Warner Cable SoCal
Vonage vs. Time Warner Cable SoCal



Vonage UK Review
Vonage UK Review



Vonage Pros and Cons for 2006
Vonage Pros and Cons for 2006



Vonage, a VT2142 and a RTP300, My Experiences - A Detailed Review
Vonage, a VT2142 and a RTP300, My Experiences - A Detailed Review



Salt Lake City: impressions after several months
Salt Lake City: impressions after several months




Vonage Reviews


Post new topic   Reply to topic  Vonage® VoIP Forum - Vonage News, Reviews And Discussion » Hard Wiring - Installation
Author Message
dschrammie
New Forum Member
New Forum Member


Joined: Nov 21, 2006
Posts: 5

PostPosted: Tue Nov 21, 2006 1:56 pm    Post subject: no dial tone when going thru an "extension cord" ( Reply with quote Back to top

Okay, this is probably simple, but something's not working here. I have my computer set up in my basement, therefore that's where my Linksys router (with the phone out) resides. I'd like to be able to have my phone on my main floor, so during a little remodel project that I just finished I put a 4-wire RJ-11 receptacle in the wall in the basement and routed the wire to another 4-wire RJ-11 receptacle on the main floor. Note this is the only connection going on...it is, for all intents and purposes, just an extension cord. So I made sure that all of my connections are solid/tight and that I have red to red, yellow to yellow, green to green, and black to black. I used a standard telephone cable and connected from the "phone out 1" on the router to the basement wall receptacle...then connected the phone to the main floor wall receptacle. Nothing. I brought the phone back down to the basement and connected it directly to the router and it works fine, so I know that I have a good connection there. I spoke with Vonage tech support and they indicated that the set up I have should work, that they believe it must be a problem with my connection from the basement to the main floor...perhaps a crimp problem. I can't say that I have any idea how I would test to see if the problem is with the wall receptacles. Any thoughts? Anything else you think I should be looking into or considering?
View user's profile Send private message
Steve48
Vonage Forum MVM
Vonage Forum <b>MVM</b>


Joined: Aug 30, 2005
Posts: 4777

PostPosted: Tue Nov 21, 2006 8:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

I would have to agree with tech support on this one. Of course, you're also using two phone cords- one for the phone and one to connect the Vonage box to the RJ11. Make sure that both of those is good. Double check your wiring at both ends. It's also possible that one of the pairs in the wire you ran between floors is bad, but the other is good. To test that, swap red with yellow and green with black at both ends.

_________________
Steve Gray
Orlando, FL
View user's profile Send private message
sophia
Vonage Forum Junior
Vonage Forum Junior


Joined: Aug 18, 2006
Posts: 27

PostPosted: Sat Nov 25, 2006 11:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

i agree with the tech as well, just check the wall jack or the cable...you can use a line tester if you have one...
View user's profile Send private message
dschrammie
New Forum Member
New Forum Member


Joined: Nov 21, 2006
Posts: 5

PostPosted: Sat Nov 25, 2006 2:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

sophia wrote:
i agree with the tech as well, just check the wall jack or the cable...you can use a line tester if you have one...


Hi Steve & Sophia - thanks for the replies. So I switched the wires as you indicated: red/green, yellow/black. Nothing. I tried just about every combination I could think of, and still nothing. I've checked every cable direct to the router & phone and they all work...the only connection I don't know how to test is the basement to first floor. I can only assume that signal, for some reason, is not getting from the one wall jack to the other. I'm wondering if it would just be that the wall connector/jack on one end or the other is bad...but I don't know how to test that. I was thinking about the line testers (it looks like they're only about $10 at Home Depot), but I don't know how that would work. Doesn't there have to be a signal in the first place? If I connect my router (phone out 1) to the basement wall receptacle and then I connect the tester to the wall receptacle upstairs and get an indication of "no signal" that doesn't necessarily tell me which, if either, of the wall receptacles is bad. I'd think there's got to be some way to determine if the connections are all good to pass signal properly, right? But how? Ugh... I'm lost...and frustrated. Mad
View user's profile Send private message
Steve48
Vonage Forum MVM
Vonage Forum <b>MVM</b>


Joined: Aug 30, 2005
Posts: 4777

PostPosted: Sat Nov 25, 2006 3:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

When you plug the Vonage box into the wall receptacle does the phone 1 light on the Vonage box start flashing? If it does, then you have a short and you need to find it. Assuming it doesn't, and given that you've checked all your connecting cords, I like your idea that a jack might be bad. Rather than trying to test that, I would just try replacing the jacks. They don't cost much.

_________________
Steve Gray
Orlando, FL
View user's profile Send private message
sophia
Vonage Forum Junior
Vonage Forum Junior


Joined: Aug 18, 2006
Posts: 27

PostPosted: Sat Nov 25, 2006 3:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

...how long is the wire...you might having a problem with the resistance...the signal is not going upstaires coz the cable is to long...the Vonage has no voltage on it like and analog phone...it cant support long cables...
View user's profile Send private message
Steve48
Vonage Forum MVM
Vonage Forum <b>MVM</b>


Joined: Aug 30, 2005
Posts: 4777

PostPosted: Sat Nov 25, 2006 4:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

That's not exactly correct. The Vonage adapters are designed to simulate POTS lines pretty accurately. The open line voltage is roughly 50 volts.

_________________
Steve Gray
Orlando, FL
View user's profile Send private message
sophia
Vonage Forum Junior
Vonage Forum Junior


Joined: Aug 18, 2006
Posts: 27

PostPosted: Sat Nov 25, 2006 5:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Vonage device can't support long rj11 cable just like an ordinary router (10/100) that can only support 100 meter long cat5 cable unless you connected a repeater between them...
the power adapter of the Vonage is supplying 9 - 12 V...how will the Vonage device will be able to support 50 V for the phone line?
View user's profile Send private message
dheiy
Vonage Forum Master
Vonage Forum Master


Joined: May 23, 2006
Posts: 253

PostPosted: Sat Nov 25, 2006 7:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

sophia, obviously it's not more than 100 meters because it was installed already. Logically if cables are already installed in the house, all excess wires are cutted. Eek

_________________
taburnok
"stop the lies...!!!"
View user's profile Send private message
Steve48
Vonage Forum MVM
Vonage Forum <b>MVM</b>


Joined: Aug 30, 2005
Posts: 4777

PostPosted: Sat Nov 25, 2006 7:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

sophia wrote:
Vonage device can't support long rj11 cable just like an ordinary router (10/100) that can only support 100 meter long cat5 cable unless you connected a repeater between them...
the power adapter of the Vonage is supplying 9 - 12 V...how will the Vonage device will be able to support 50 V for the phone line?


My guess would be a DC-DC converter inside the adapter itself. You might also ask where the high AC ring voltage comes from. In any case, all you need to do is put a voltmeter on it to see that the open line voltage is around 50 V.

_________________
Steve Gray
Orlando, FL
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum


All times are GMT - 5 Hours

Vonage Service Plans


Vonage VoIP Members
Members List Members
New Camsnigh
New Today 8
Yesterday 17
Total 99381

Who Is On Site
Visitors 106
Members 0
Total 106


Vonage VoIP Forum Members:
Login Here
Not a Member? You can Register Here
As a registered member you will have access to the VoIP Speed Test, Vonage Service Announcements and post comments in the
Vonage VoIP Forums

Vonage Stock Price
Value: 7.83
Change:   N/A
Up to 15 Minute Delay

Site Search
 






†AK and HI residents pay $29.95 shipping. ††Limited time offer. Valid for residents of the United States (&DC), 18 years or older, who open new accounts. Offer good while supplies last and only on new account activations. One kit per account/household. Offer cannot be combined with any other discounts, promotions or plans and is not applicable to past purchases. Good while supplies last. Allow up to 2 weeks for shipping. Other restrictions may apply.

1Unlimited calling and other services for all residential plans are based on normal residential, personal, non-commercial use. A combination of factors is used to determine abnormal use, including but not limited to: the number of unique numbers called, calls forwarded, minutes used and other factors. Subject to our Reasonable Use Policy and Terms of Service.

2Shipping and activation fees waived with 1-year agreement. An Early Termination Fee (with periodic pro-rated reductions) applies if service is terminated before the end of the first 12 months. Additional restrictions may apply. See Terms of Service for details.

HIGH SPEED INTERNET REQUIRED. †VALID FOR NEW LINES ONLY. RATES EXCLUDE INTERNET SERVICE, SURCHARGES, FEES AND TAXES. DEVICE MAY BE REFURBISHED. If you subscribe to plans with monthly minutes allotments, all call minutes placed from both from your home and registered ExtensionsTM phones will count toward your monthly minutes allotment. ExtensionsTM calls made from mobiles use airtime and may incur surcharges, depending on your mobile plan. Alarms, TTY and other systems may not be compatible. Vonage 911 service operates differently than traditional 911. See www.vonage.com/911 for details.

** Certain call types excluded.

www.vonage-forum.com is not an official Vonage support website & is independently operated.
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owners. All comments are property of their posters.
All other www.vonage-forum.com content is © Copyright 2002 - 2013 by 4Sight Media LLC.

Thinking of signing up for Vonage but have questions?
Business and Residential customers can call Toll Free 24 hours a day at: 1-888-692-8074
No Vonage Promotion Code or Coupon Codes are required at www.vonage.com to receive any special,
best Vonage cheap deals, free sign up offers or discounts.

[ | | | | | ]

Vonage Forum Site Maps

Vonage | VoIP Forum | How VoIP Works | Wiring and Installation Page Two | International Rate Plans 2 | Internet Phone
Promotion | Vonage Review | VoIP | Broadband Phone | Free Month | Rebate | Vonnage | Vontage | VoIP | Phone Service
Phone | llamadas ilimitadas a Mexico | Latest News | VoIP Acronyms | Deal | Philippines Globe Phone | Site Maps

The Vonage Forum provides the Vonage sign up Best Offer Promotion Deal.
If you are considering signing up for Vonage and have found our Vonage News, Customer Reviews, Forums
& all other parts of this site useful, please use our Vonage Sign up page.


Vonage VoIP Phone Service is redefining communications by offering consumers
& small business VoIP Internet phones, an affordable alternative to traditional phone service.
The Vonage VoIP Forum Generated This Page In: 0.69 Seconds and 479 Pages In The Last 60 Seconds
The Vonage VoIP Forum