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PostPosted: Wed Feb 16, 2005 3:45 pm    Post subject: Wireless 802.11b plus phone adapter question Reply with quote Back to top

I want to know if I can use a phone adapter on a 802.11b network.

I searched the Vonage site as well as this forum but I think I'm missing something.

My config is as follows: Cox cable service w/high speed internet. Motorola SBG1000 modem/router/802.11b access point integrated device.

I live in a very old house that doesn't have phone wiring. We currently use our cell phones for all calls but I would like a land line.

My SBG1000 is in an upstairs office. I would like a phone downstairs in the kitchen. I would like to use a linksys WET11 wireless ethernet bridge in the kitchen and attach a phone adapter to the wireless bridge, and of course an analog phone to the phone adapter. Was thinking of the linksys PAP2 or cisco ata-186 adapters.

All the wiring diagrams show a PC in the chain. Why would a PC need to be connected to the adapter?

So, can I go modem/router/802.11b -> WET11 -> PAP2 -> analog handset?

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 16, 2005 3:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

this may not be your best solution. check this thread for a little more info:
http://www.dslreports.com/forum/remark,11451588
just fyi, the cisco 186 is no longer available. Vonage ships only the linksys RT31P2, but the PAP2 and WRT54GP2 are available retail. the motorola vt1005 is available at some radio shacks still.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 16, 2005 3:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

I have a Linksys WCG200 combo cable modem/router/wireless-G, which is essentially the same as your Motorola combo. It works fine with Vonage for me.

If I understand your needs, it would seem easier to use an expandable cordless with mulitple handsets. The phone base would be plugged into your phone adapter, which would be plugged into your combo unit. Then the expansion handsets could be anywhere in your house, because they will receive their signals from their own cordless base phone and not from your wireless-G device. You can get an expandable cordless phone set for $75 or less, but some are quite expensive.

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Oops, you said 802.11b and I talked about g. Nevertheless, it will work fine with the expandable cordless solution I mentioned.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 16, 2005 3:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Fletcher wrote:
I have a Linksys WCG200 combo cable modem/router/wireless-G, which is essentially the same as your Motorola combo. It works fine with Vonage for me.

If I understand your needs, it would seem easier to use an expandable cordless with mulitple handsets. The phone base would be plugged into your phone adapter, which would be plugged into your combo unit. Then the expansion handsets could be anywhere in your house, because they will receive their signals from their own cordless base phone and not from your wireless-G device. You can get an expandable cordless phone set for $75 or less, but some are quite expensive.

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Since I was unsure if Vonage was going to work for me, I picked up a Uniden expandable for 40 dollars at Sears.
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