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PostPosted: Thu May 05, 2005 2:00 pm    Post subject: New Vonage user Reply with quote Back to top

I am expecting my phone adapter any day now but I have a couple of questions b4 it arrives.

1. Is it necessary to use Vonage as a closed phone circuit by unplugging the phone line from the NIC? Or, can you simply plug the adapter into any phone jack which would then feed the remaining phone outlets?

2. I currently have 2 laptops on a wireless network using a Belkin 54G router. I plan to use the following setup cable modem--->phone adapter--->wireless router. Any reported issues with Belkin compatibilty with the Linksys adapter/router?

Any heads up will be appreciated.
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PostPosted: Thu May 05, 2005 2:04 pm    Post subject: See my earlier post Reply with quote Back to top

Se my earlier post. I hooked up last week, and it was pretty painless.

I would disconnect the phone system from the network interface as suggested by Vonage (they have quite explicit instructions on the site, even advising to label the network interface box accordingly).

After that, you should be able to plug the Vonage box into any RJ-11 jack and the whole house should work.

I don't know about the belkin box. I'm using a Linksys LAN box provided by the local cable company.

I powered down everything, plugged the Vonage box (another Linksys product) between the LAN and the Modem, and got dialtone on a first try.

I didn't bother with the Linksys "setup and install" CDs. I don't think they are necessary. At least not for me.
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PostPosted: Thu May 05, 2005 2:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Thanks for the info robert> i guess that's easy enough to unplug one connections from the interface. I've been scowering this forum for as much info. b4 hand so I don't slam the thing against the wall due to frustration.
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PostPosted: Thu May 05, 2005 2:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

I believe the reason you need to disconnect at the interface box, is that the phone company may send power pulses through the telephone line (even though you do not use their service). If the phone adaptor is plugged in when a power pulse comes through, it could fry the box. So, to be on the safe side, disconnect the inside wiring from the external phone company line.
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PostPosted: Thu May 05, 2005 5:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Here! Try this on. It's the preferred method to remove yourself from the PSTN input, isolate your home, and hook up the phone adapter as your REN source.
http://www.vonage.com/help_knowledgeBase_article.php?category=45&article=649

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