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# 119588 6-Jun-2013 21:02
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Android based VoIP Desk Phone
With my Linksys ATA thing going bung I was about to buy a standard VOIP desk phone when I came across these.

GXP2200

GXP2124

I
 haven't really given them a great deal of thought but they sound like a great idea 
Has anyone used one or owns one etc

They seem to be asking about $378 at This Place
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$166 on amazon but you have to get it here I haven't really don't much looking around wanted to kick the idea around for awhile





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  # 831854 6-Jun-2013 21:08
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I honestly don't see the point, sure you can use other apps like Skype on this, but everything else is pointless to a degree.




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  # 831856 6-Jun-2013 21:11
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Hadley from www.nicegear.co.nz has one.

With one (possibly two if you really want to stretch things) everything Grandstream have ever made has been total junk. Early firmware releases for this followeed that tradition but it seems to be a nice device now.

 
 
 
 




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  # 831859 6-Jun-2013 21:16
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sbiddle: Hadley from www.nicegear.co.nz has one.

With one (possibly two if you really want to stretch things) everything Grandstream have ever made has been total junk. Early firmware releases for this followeed that tradition but it seems to be a nice device now.


So what would you suggest ? I asked Hadley

I use slingshots italk system which I am quite happy with, does the job

Most of my OS calls take place on skype

I get very few “landline calls”

Can I get

desk phone with answer machine and handsfree speaker

phone that does away with the ata box

preferably so I could program two voip lines one for nz and one for

au

 




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  # 831889 6-Jun-2013 22:16
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Cisco SPA504G. Half the price and does what it says. Really don't see the point in an android based phone.

What VoIP platform are you on? No need for the phone to have voicemail if the platform does voicemail.



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  # 831904 6-Jun-2013 23:07
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I am on italk I was hoping that there was a unit out there that would allow me to conduct a voip call or a skype call on the same phone 

Yes I relise that you can get an answer machine faculty on the italk but i also like to monitor a call to decide if I want to talk to the person
The hassle of having to access the voicemail via the net bit clunky i reckon




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  # 831912 6-Jun-2013 23:18
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hey This looks interesting guys

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  # 832186 7-Jun-2013 11:38
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800VoIP: Panasonic do one. Great phone available from the states



800 VoIP Store
http://www.800voip.co.nz
0800 001358


Looks like the bes knes will do a bit of alook into
amzon has it at about $530 NZD plus freight say $80 would want to make sure it does the lot !
also got to get it here not going over or through there for awhile and its a "cannot ship to your location" on amazon some research is needed!




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  # 832210 7-Jun-2013 11:51
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thank you for the invite but not there anytime soon live in the outback...wanganui
how use able is it for skype calls does it intigrate well or is a pain to use
for example can you leave it set on your desk and it will receive sip calls and Skype calls without any operator interaction

as i said earlier what i need is a desktop speakerphone with answermachine that will do skype and two sip lines 





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  # 832243 7-Jun-2013 12:12
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KX-UT670 is it me or does it NOT have a built in camera?




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  # 832250 7-Jun-2013 12:20
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800VoIP:
gnfb: KX-UT670 is it me or does it NOT have a built in camera?


No Camera

800 VoIP Store
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  # 832270 7-Jun-2013 12:51
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Cry


Saw this phone up in the states a while back and the first question I asked was.. why no camera??!




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  # 832451 7-Jun-2013 21:24
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I have to admit I have not seen the need for a VOIP phone, I use softphone (program on my Mac) and a wireless headset.

That setup would give you the use of Skype and the VOIP from the same place, and give you your hands free to make notes or whatever else you need doing while on a call.



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  # 833011 9-Jun-2013 13:52
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Ok so I am going to try one of these phones

Grandstream GXP 2200 $378

or

Grandstream GXV3140v2 $355


And i believe they both do Skype and sip

any help from anyone?






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  # 845549 26-Jun-2013 12:48
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I was unavailable to obtain at present a unit which did what I wanted it to which was to operate skype video call and VoIP calls 
But I have to say the guys at go wireless really put there back into trying to resolve the problem




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