Sign up
 Vonage  

       
 
Vonage Forum Menu

Vonage Forums
Vonage VoIP Forum
ElalfZek Posted:
cheap coach purses
Some sections are
fairly sound,
nevertheless the
general
...

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
Topic:
mcm shoulder bag 761727408
On Nov 19, 2017 at 02:16:33

mikebrown Posted:
Hello
there, Please
check out -
http://www.vonage-
forum.com/home-wir
ing-installation-g
uide.html
...

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
Topic:
Hardwiring in a Rental House
On Oct 24, 2017 at 22:29:48

mikebrown Posted:
Hello, I think
you should consult
it with the Expert
they can surely
help you
...

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
Topic:
Hardwiring in a Rental House
On Jun 24, 2017 at 09:15:34

Haniltery Posted:
For wipe call
history also some
of the offline, in
gengral , it
usually apply to
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
How to Delete call history from online account?
On May 09, 2017 at 06:14:26

diana87 Posted:
You have to use
VPN service to
bypass
Geo-restrictions
and get free
access while
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
Recent calling problem from Egypt
On May 02, 2017 at 17:28:06

dconnor Posted:
What is the main
number on the
account? And
which one is the
virtual number?
...

In The Forum:
Vonage UK
Topic:
How do you call 999
On Apr 27, 2017 at 18:52:02

Trafford Posted:
Seems like a
simple
question. We
rely exclusively
on a Vonage system
for our
...

In The Forum:
Vonage UK
Topic:
How do you call 999
On Apr 27, 2017 at 10:42:50

diazou Posted:
Hello, It's
compatible with
Android your phone
software
? Thanks!
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
IP PBX for small business
On Mar 28, 2017 at 12:42:33

jeddaisg Posted:
Hi all We have
a Vonage VOIP
system for our
office. Lately,
our call quality
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
Ethernet Cable; Wiring schematic? 568-B?
On Feb 23, 2017 at 18:33:52

beast321 Posted:
I don't know if
you heard, that
many more
Dreamcast games
are opened up
recently.
...

In The Forum:
Fax - Tivo - Alarms
Topic:
Using phone as a dial up modem for Dreamcast Gaming
On Feb 16, 2017 at 03:16:51


Vonage VoIP Forums

Vonage In The News
Vonage Expands International Presence with Investments in Asia Pacific Region

Vonage to Present at the Oppenheimer 20th Annual Technology, Internet & Communications Conference

Syndication

Vonage Customer Reviews
Salt Lake City: impressions after several months
Salt Lake City: impressions after several months



Review: My First Day With Vonage, Excellent!
Review: My First Day With Vonage, Excellent!



Great Price, No Complaints
Great Price, No Complaints



You need some common sense.
You need some common sense.



Vonage Customer Review: One month with Vonage, and...
Vonage Customer Review: One month with Vonage, and...




Vonage Reviews


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


Joined: Mar 01, 2005
Posts: 8

PostPosted: Wed Mar 16, 2005 12:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

rjp123 wrote:
This is a great option, $200 or not - look at the ROI on that unit and you're looking 10 months to pay off (based on a basic Bell line).


ROI or not, it doesnt make sense to purchase that piece of equipment.

I would be better off buying a 5ghz base set with 4 phones from costco for 240.00 bux.

But also, the other thing i think I can attribute this to is old wiring in the house.. Anyone else had dealings with this?

time to get some CAT5e
View user's profile Send private message
coolspot
Vonage Forum Senior
Vonage Forum Senior


Joined: Nov 26, 2004
Posts: 91

PostPosted: Wed Mar 16, 2005 10:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Moondoggz wrote:
rjp123 wrote:
This is a great option, $200 or not - look at the ROI on that unit and you're looking 10 months to pay off (based on a basic Bell line).


ROI or not, it doesnt make sense to purchase that piece of equipment.

I would be better off buying a 5ghz base set with 4 phones from costco for 240.00 bux.

But also, the other thing i think I can attribute this to is old wiring in the house.. Anyone else had dealings with this?

time to get some CAT5e



I ended up ditching my old wiring and wired my house with Cat5e into a S110 patch panel. A 110 patch panel makes it a breeze to cross-connect rooms together... basically I can move phone lines around anywhere in the house with a couple strips of wire and a punch down tool.

Just an option - if you do rewire your house, consider using a 110 panel.
View user's profile Send private message
DarKev
Vonage Forum Evangelist
Vonage Forum Evangelist


Joined: Jan 25, 2005
Posts: 336
Location: Gatineau, QC

PostPosted: Wed Mar 16, 2005 5:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

My problem with wiring is getting the wires into rooms on my 3rd floor from the basement without having wires all over the house. I would like them hidden, but there is very little chance of getting a hidden wire to my 3rd floor. My guest bedroom has a TV, but no cable. I would love to have cable in that room, but I'm not willing to have a messy wire running throughout my hallway across baseboards for that. I would not like the wire on the outside of the house either. Or holes drilled into the side of the house destroying my insulation.

Picky, aren't I?
View user's profile Send private message
Moondoggz
New Forum Member
New Forum Member


Joined: Mar 01, 2005
Posts: 8

PostPosted: Wed Mar 16, 2005 8:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Well if you used cables with a FT6 fire rating on the jacket, you could run the cables through the air ducts in the house.
View user's profile Send private message
DarKev
Vonage Forum Evangelist
Vonage Forum Evangelist


Joined: Jan 25, 2005
Posts: 336
Location: Gatineau, QC

PostPosted: Wed Mar 16, 2005 9:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Moondoggz wrote:
Well if you used cables with a FT6 fire rating on the jacket, you could run the cables through the air ducts in the house.


The wires would visibly be coming out of the air ducts though. That would look horrible. Especially if you were trying to sell your home. I would also be nervous that it might interfere with the air flow. It's an idea though!

What really should be done when homes are being built is the builder should always install a pipe that runs from the basement to the attic. That would make things easier. Especially with new technologies coming out all of the time. I definitely think that we need an easier way to incorporate additional wiring throughout our homes as times change with new technology. Another option for me might be to use the pipes for my central vac. I don't have a central vac, but the house has pipes built in for one. I could use that as my wiring pipe, and it does travel from the basement to the top floor, but comes out into my hallway which is not so good.
View user's profile Send private message
tompete
New Forum Member
New Forum Member


Joined: Mar 29, 2005
Posts: 8

PostPosted: Tue Mar 29, 2005 9:27 pm    Post subject: Parallel and star wiring ... Reply with quote Back to top

I've got a house that was renovated with the incoming line hooked to a box with several lines parallel connections coming out.

Is there any hope or do I just bite the bullet for cordless base with three extensions?

Thanks for any advice.
View user's profile Send private message
DarKev
Vonage Forum Evangelist
Vonage Forum Evangelist


Joined: Jan 25, 2005
Posts: 336
Location: Gatineau, QC

PostPosted: Tue Mar 29, 2005 11:03 pm    Post subject: Re: Parallel and star wiring ... Reply with quote Back to top

tompete wrote:
I've got a house that was renovated with the incoming line hooked to a box with several lines parallel connections coming out.

Is there any hope or do I just bite the bullet for cordless base with three extensions?


Is there any hope for what? I am guessing that you mean is there any hope in getting the wiring to work with your Vonage line.

I don't see why not! I have my Vonage adapter plugged into my wall jack here in my computer room on the 3rd floor. From there it powers 5 phones throughout my house, including one cordless, that have been parallel wired from the basement. Prior to hooking this up, I disconnected the Bell Canada wiring all together. Having Vonage and Bell hooked up simultaneously could risk breaking your Vonage adapter. Especially if a call came in on the Bell line. The 98 volts coming through I am sure would not be too kind to the Vonage adapter. Just make sure you have absolutely no other live telephone line connected to your Vonage adapter.
View user's profile Send private message
tompete
New Forum Member
New Forum Member


Joined: Mar 29, 2005
Posts: 8

PostPosted: Tue Mar 29, 2005 11:39 pm    Post subject: But all my lines aren't parallel . . . Reply with quote Back to top

Sure, if all your lines are on one parallel circuit, you're home free.

... but mine are several circuits with a couple of parallel connections off that.
View user's profile Send private message
tschultz
Vonage Forum Associate
Vonage Forum Associate


Joined: Feb 21, 2005
Posts: 18

PostPosted: Wed Mar 30, 2005 9:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

There should a single demarcation point where the outside line from Bell comes in and connects to your inside wiring. You need to disconnect this incoming line. In many homes it is actually a modular jack that you simply unplug, it is done this way so you can test your POTS phone service to determine if the problem in outside (Bell's problem) or inside (your problem).

If you disconnect this incoming line you should be fine. Just plug your phone into each jack throughout the house and verify that all cirucits are indeed "dead".

If all the circuits are dead then you should be able to plug your Vonage ATA into one of the phone jacks and have serive on all the other parallel connected circuits. Just remember the ATA cannot power a large number of ringer circuits, check out the maximum line load.

_________________
---
ISP: Rogers 5Mbps/800Kbps
Vonage user since Feb 05, using Linksys PAP2-CA behind DLink router
View user's profile Send private message
tompete
New Forum Member
New Forum Member


Joined: Mar 29, 2005
Posts: 8

PostPosted: Wed Mar 30, 2005 10:06 am    Post subject: Been there done that Reply with quote Back to top

The very first thing I did was disconnect where my line enters the house. All my lines to that number are dead.

My problem is that I don't have parallel circuits and I'm looking for a workaround.
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 patsykf3
New Today 0
Yesterday 0
Total 101029

Who Is On Site
Visitors 1
Members 0
Total 1


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

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: 0.26 Seconds and Pages In The Last 60 Seconds
The Vonage VoIP Forum