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  Reply # 624602 14-May-2012 07:58 Send private message

NZCrusader: Who won ?


Good question! Ben was away Sick Thursday and Friday last week so would not have gotten around to posting up the info,

Ill chase it up with him today and get it up here asap.

Cheers,
Joe.




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  Reply # 624722 14-May-2012 10:56 Send private message

Congratulations DrCheese! You are the winner of the ATA.

I have sent you a private message.

Thanks to everyone who entered, maybe we will do another giveaway soon. What sort of stuff would you like to see?

Thanks,
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  Reply # 624726 14-May-2012 11:02 Send private message

Slingshot: Congratulations DrCheese! You are the winner of the ATA.

I have sent you a private message.

Thanks to everyone who entered, maybe we will do another giveaway soon. What sort of stuff would you like to see?

Thanks,
Ben

Well done DrCheese - we expect a review once you have it set up   Seriously thinking about getting one myself.




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  Reply # 624961 14-May-2012 16:16 Send private message

Thanks again Ben. A review will be forthcoming. This is a well-timed prize as my old ATA melted down a couple of weeks back.

DrCheese.





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  Reply # 625799 15-May-2012 22:00 Send private message

A few comments on my nice new prize of a Linksys SPA2012 analog telephone adapter. I have a network of cordless phones scattered around the house so this was a great solution to press them back into service again (I have naked VDSL2, so no phone line) to complement my single home office IP phone on VFX.

My provider of choice was 2talk in this case, and the instructions on their web site made it a simple process to get everything up and running. The default IP address of 192.168.0.1 was a nice touch that made it simple to avoid conflicts with my router (192.168.1.1) during the set up process (OK, it only saved me a few minutes of mucking around). 2talk offers a slightly better quality product called 2talk+ that I think has a noticeable improvement in voice quality, although not as good as a dedicated IP phone. 2talk+ also offers the G.722 wideband audio codec, but sadly the ATA doesn't provide this feature.

A nice little box (smaller than a standard sized router) that is happily making and taking calls. And if I wanted to, I could connect up a second phone or fax machine (remember fax machines from last century?). The ATA also offers a single ethernet port for connecting an additional device. Still playing around with the configuration web page so I might uncover more useful features later.

Cheers,

David.





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