Sign up
 Vonage  

       
 
Vonage Forum Menu

Vonage Forums
Vonage VoIP Forum
tplink Posted:
Im trying to add
my HT802 vonage
adapter to my home
network. I
currently have
...

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
Topic:
Vonage behind switch
On Dec 05, 2016 at 06:35:11

DWSupport Posted:
After recent
Vonage update that
took place on the
4th and 5th of
Nov. E-mails with
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
Voicemail Not Forwarding to Outlook Accounts
On Nov 10, 2016 at 12:23:26

peterlee Posted:
Had a call from a
Hospital in Ajax,
Ontario to my home
in
Scarborough, Onta
rio
...

In The Forum:
Vonage Canada
Topic:
Hospital Incoming call unable to connect
On Nov 08, 2016 at 11:59:50

TELLDOUG Posted:
I am looking for a
product that will
make my phone ring
louder so I can
hear using
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
Looking for a ringer ameliorate
On Oct 26, 2016 at 09:21:30

HildBeft Posted:
You can recollect
password by
connecting the
router to your pc
and open the
browser
...

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
Topic:
How to arrive at wifi password?
On Oct 20, 2016 at 05:05:49

HildBeft Posted:
Great tips..
Thanks for sharing
...

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
Topic:
How to have Vonage and another land line?
On Oct 20, 2016 at 04:55:03

massrman Posted:
The devices are
available at
different price
margins , please
share your
estimated
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
IP PBX for small business
On Sep 30, 2016 at 00:48:03

massrman Posted:
Hi these are most
commonly used SIP
PBX interops and
their
configuration
guides,
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
IP PBX for small business
On Sep 30, 2016 at 00:37:45

Sammy00 Posted:
Has anyone setup a
W52p phone for
vonage? I have
a W52p with two
wireless handsets,
...

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
Topic:
W52p Setup
On Aug 30, 2016 at 10:38:01

James44 Posted:
Hi, I am
looking for a good
Sip Trunking
provider in
Canada. they
should offer
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
A good sip trunking provider
On Jul 17, 2016 at 23:42:46


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 » Vonage Forum Archive
Author Message
Procter
Vonage Forum Associate
Vonage Forum Associate


Joined: Jun 30, 2005
Posts: 13

PostPosted: Mon Nov 07, 2005 12:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

And this is what i have now: http://www.officedepot.com/ddSKU.do?level=SK&id=684216&&An=text

You guys think it's a wrong splitter?
View user's profile Send private message
Trowski
Vonage Forum MVM
Vonage Forum <b>MVM</b>


Joined: May 16, 2005
Posts: 1389
Location: Putnam, CT

PostPosted: Mon Nov 07, 2005 7:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

I tried one like that before and had a rough time getting it to stay in the jack on the back of the router.

_________________
-------------------------------------
Eastern Connecticut Cable--WRT54G---RTP300--Uniden True 8866
View user's profile Send private message
NateHoy
Vonage Forum MVM
Vonage Forum <b>MVM</b>


Joined: Nov 01, 2005
Posts: 2257
Location: New England

PostPosted: Mon Nov 07, 2005 7:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Procter wrote:
OK. I'm totally confused now.
The adaptor I got yesterday is Belkin 2 line adaptor, 1Rj11 to 2 RJ11 jacks. It says to connect a 2 line phone to 2 seperate jacks. Each line out has 2 wire construction inside. So the two output jacks should be identical, at least they both have 2 wire construction. If I can use one of them, why not the other.

Do you think this product is OK for my use?http://www.staples.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/StaplesProductDisplay?storeId=10001&catalogId=10051&langId=-1&productId=29819&cmArea=SEARCH


The item you posted in the link above is precisely what you are looking for.

The Belkin one you describe is for taking the four wires in a standard wall jack and wiring one plug for Line 1 (the inner wires on the jack) and one plug for Line 2 (the outer wires on the jack).

For your purposes, you want something that sends the inner wires on the jack out to two plugs. The item at Staples you posted above seems to do that.

The type you are looking for should be far more common than the Belkin one you ended up with. They are common as dirt, and about as cheap. Wink
View user's profile Send private message
Procter
Vonage Forum Associate
Vonage Forum Associate


Joined: Jun 30, 2005
Posts: 13

PostPosted: Mon Nov 07, 2005 10:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

NateHoy wrote:
Procter wrote:
OK. I'm totally confused now.
The adaptor I got yesterday is Belkin 2 line adaptor, 1Rj11 to 2 RJ11 jacks. It says to connect a 2 line phone to 2 seperate jacks. Each line out has 2 wire construction inside. So the two output jacks should be identical, at least they both have 2 wire construction. If I can use one of them, why not the other.

Do you think this product is OK for my use?http://www.staples.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/StaplesProductDisplay?storeId=10001&catalogId=10051&langId=-1&productId=29819&cmArea=SEARCH


The item you posted in the link above is precisely what you are looking for.

The Belkin one you describe is for taking the four wires in a standard wall jack and wiring one plug for Line 1 (the inner wires on the jack) and one plug for Line 2 (the outer wires on the jack).

For your purposes, you want something that sends the inner wires on the jack out to two plugs. The item at Staples you posted above seems to do that.

The type you are looking for should be far more common than the Belkin one you ended up with. They are common as dirt, and about as cheap. Wink


Have you seen the Belkin product's link I posted above? So you are sure that this Belkin is not right, and the staple cheap one is what I actually need? Dam, I've spent 10 bux on wrong stuff.
View user's profile Send private message
NateHoy
Vonage Forum MVM
Vonage Forum <b>MVM</b>


Joined: Nov 01, 2005
Posts: 2257
Location: New England

PostPosted: Mon Nov 07, 2005 10:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Procter wrote:
Have you seen the Belkin product's link I posted above? So you are sure that this Belkin is not right, and the staple cheap one is what I actually need? Dam, I've spent 10 bux on wrong stuff.


The one you purchased from OfficeMax (Belkin F8V1028) does look like the correct product. I have no idea why that one would not work for you, actually, unless it is defective or you have a phone cable problem.

So you've tried both phones individually in your Vonage adapter and they both work, using their own individual cables? But when you put the Belkin F8V1028 adapter into the Vonage adapter and plug both phones into the Belkin, you cannot get one of the phones to work?

Sounds to me like the Belkin adapter is defective, or the product description is slightly misleading and you have a Line 1/ Line 2 splitter instead of a "straight through", which is what you want. Go to Wal-Mart, Staples, Radio Shack, Home Depot, or anywhere they carry phone cables. Splitters like this are generally about $2-3 retail, and about as common as dirt.

The fact that one of the phones is working tells me you have it plugged into the Vonage adapter and are getting good connection.

EDIT: Just to be clear on the issue. Here is what you want:



This is the most common type of splitter.
View user's profile Send private message
Procter
Vonage Forum Associate
Vonage Forum Associate


Joined: Jun 30, 2005
Posts: 13

PostPosted: Mon Nov 07, 2005 10:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

NateHoy wrote:
Procter wrote:
Have you seen the Belkin product's link I posted above? So you are sure that this Belkin is not right, and the staple cheap one is what I actually need? Dam, I've spent 10 bux on wrong stuff.


The one you purchased from OfficeMax (Belkin F8V1028) does look like the correct product. I have no idea why that one would not work for you, actually, unless it is defective or you have a phone cable problem.

So you've tried both phones individually in your Vonage adapter and they both work, using their own individual cables? But when you put the Belkin F8V1028 adapter into the Vonage adapter and plug both phones into the Belkin, you cannot get one of the phones to work?

Sounds to me like the Belkin adapter is defective, or the product description is slightly misleading and you have a Line 1/ Line 2 splitter instead of a "straight through", which is what you want. Go to Wal-Mart, Staples, Radio Shack, Home Depot, or anywhere they carry phone cables. Splitters like this are generally about $2-3 retail, and about as common as dirt.

The fact that one of the phones is working tells me you have it plugged into the Vonage adapter and are getting good connection.

EDIT: Just to be clear on the issue. Here is what you want:



This is the most common type of splitter.


Yes, I plugged the adapter in, then tried to plug in two phones, but I could hear dial tone only from "line 1" jack. Then I switched the position of these two phones to see if it was the problem of the phone cord but again still only one of the jacks was working. Two phones have no problem at all.
View user's profile Send private message
Procter
Vonage Forum Associate
Vonage Forum Associate


Joined: Jun 30, 2005
Posts: 13

PostPosted: Mon Nov 07, 2005 10:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

NateHoy wrote:
Procter wrote:
Have you seen the Belkin product's link I posted above? So you are sure that this Belkin is not right, and the staple cheap one is what I actually need? Dam, I've spent 10 bux on wrong stuff.


The one you purchased from OfficeMax (Belkin F8V1028) does look like the correct product. I have no idea why that one would not work for you, actually, unless it is defective or you have a phone cable problem.

So you've tried both phones individually in your Vonage adapter and they both work, using their own individual cables? But when you put the Belkin F8V1028 adapter into the Vonage adapter and plug both phones into the Belkin, you cannot get one of the phones to work?

Sounds to me like the Belkin adapter is defective, or the product description is slightly misleading and you have a Line 1/ Line 2 splitter instead of a "straight through", which is what you want. Go to Wal-Mart, Staples, Radio Shack, Home Depot, or anywhere they carry phone cables. Splitters like this are generally about $2-3 retail, and about as common as dirt.

The fact that one of the phones is working tells me you have it plugged into the Vonage adapter and are getting good connection.

EDIT: Just to be clear on the issue. Here is what you want:



This is the most common type of splitter.


OK, I can see 4 wires(1-4) in the input side (the one connected with Vonage device), but only wire 2 and 3 in each of the output side.
View user's profile Send private message
NateHoy
Vonage Forum MVM
Vonage Forum <b>MVM</b>


Joined: Nov 01, 2005
Posts: 2257
Location: New England

PostPosted: Mon Nov 07, 2005 10:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Procter wrote:
OK, I can see 4 wires(1-4) in the input side (the one connected with Vonage device), but only wire 2 and 3 in each of the output side.


That leads me to believe that you probably have a line 1/line 2 splitter, which would be wired like this:



The reason I say that is, if they put four wires on the input on a "straight thru" splitter, they'd probably put four wires on the output too.

REALLY cheap straight through splitters might not have wires 1 and 4 wired, since they are not used if you don't have a second line. The telephone company sends Line 1 in through wires 2 and 3 (the middle wires, so many cheap phone cords and splitters only have those two wires. However, they'd have wires 1 and 4 missing from ALL THREE jacks, like this:



If you have all four contacts on one side, and only two contacts on the other, I strongly suspect they sent you a "2 line -> 1 line + 1 line" splitter, which is useless for you. Get thee to thy local store and buy a cheap, simple, straight-thru.
View user's profile Send private message
CA1900
Vonage Forum Associate
Vonage Forum Associate


Joined: Sep 09, 2005
Posts: 21

PostPosted: Tue Nov 08, 2005 8:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

An adapter with labels of "Line1 / Line 2" or "L1 / L2" generally indicate that it's the wrong adapter for this application. That's not a splitter, but a two-line adapter. (In effect, it puts wires 2 and 3 straight through on the L1 jack, and reroutes wires 1 and 4 into 2 and 3 on the L2 jack.) This adapter lets you use two single-line phones on a 2-line phone jack.

The proper adapter probably won't have any labels on it.
View user's profile Send private message
essdeek
Vonage
Representative
Vonage<br>Representative


Joined: Nov 09, 2005
Posts: 28

PostPosted: Wed Nov 09, 2005 12:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

check the dollar store dude, they always have them Cool
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 leomt16
New Today 2
Yesterday 10
Total 99059

Who Is On Site
Visitors 96
Members 0
Total 96


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: 6.84
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: 0.72 Seconds and 535 Pages In The Last 60 Seconds
The Vonage VoIP Forum