Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


848 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 35

Subscriber

Topic # 25481 22-Aug-2008 16:18
Send private message

Is it possible? With XNet VFX or iTalk?





Create new topic
5198 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2219

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 159033 22-Aug-2008 18:53
Send private message

Faxing over VoIP will always have some issues. My experience with VFX
- I've had no issues sending / receiving on VFX using my PAP2T & built in modem on my laptop. I am a very infrequent faxer though.
- I have had issues with a couple of my customers on longer ADSL lines sending / receiving faxes over VFX
- Generally I have not seen many issues sending faxes over VFX, but where I have seen issues (mainly on longer ADSL lines) it is usually in the receiving.

So, yes it works, but ideally you need a SPA2102 or WRP400 etc (or one of the other ATA/Routers that supports T.38), and a good stable ADSL connection.




Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their xDSL broadband network faster. If your still stuck on ADSL or VDSL, why not spend from $150 on a master filter install to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
I install - Naked DSL, DSL Master Splitters, VoIP, data cabling and general computer support for home and small business.
Rural Broadband RBI installer for Ultimate Broadband and Full Flavour

 

Need help in Auckland, Waikato or BoP? Click my email button, or email me direct: [my user name] at geekzonemail dot com




848 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 35

Subscriber

  Reply # 159114 23-Aug-2008 09:13
Send private message

coffeebaron: Faxing over VoIP will always have some issues. My experience with VFX
- I've had no issues sending / receiving on VFX using my PAP2T & built in modem on my laptop. I am a very infrequent faxer though.
- I have had issues with a couple of my customers on longer ADSL lines sending / receiving faxes over VFX
- Generally I have not seen many issues sending faxes over VFX, but where I have seen issues (mainly on longer ADSL lines) it is usually in the receiving.

So, yes it works, but ideally you need a SPA2102 or WRP400 etc (or one of the other ATA/Routers that supports T.38), and a good stable ADSL connection.


Well I have a Belkin F5D8230-4 so I guess I would have to upgrade unless it could work as a repeater with the WRP400 for example. Any 802.11n routers that support t.38 out there?





74 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 159125 23-Aug-2008 10:29
Send private message

Hi-ho,

I can't say for WX as I've not used them, but a a general statement it depends on the termination that the VOIP provider uses if you're going out to the PSTN.

Their termination points (Where they connect to the PSTN) have to support T38, otherwise you'll get variable results..

I've had good results using an FX100P <-> asterisk <-> linksys PAP2-NA <-> Fax setup at home for a while, but not played around with delivering faxes over sip trunks..

Might be time for a play me thinks.. :-)

135 posts

Master Geek

Trusted

  Reply # 163431 10-Sep-2008 07:37
Send private message

In order to get stable fax communication over IP you need a T.38-enabled ATA/router as well as a VoIP-provider, who supports T.38.
The only devices with T.38-support, I know, are the latest FritzBoxes from AVM (7170, 7270 and some others).
If you fax with regular codecs (G.711 and so on) you will regularly experience failures.

Besides this (at least in Europe) some VoIP-providers offer a fax-to-eMail service, so you get your own fax number, but incoming fax calls are received by a server and forwarded as eMail attachment to you, which is quite comfortable, since faxes will reach you wherever you can access your eMails.
Also some providers have a service for sending faxes by uploading common file formats through the web to their server.
So this can be a comfortable alternative to T.38 equipment.




router: AVM Fritz!Box Fon 7390 with Huawei K3765 USB modem attached as GSM voice gateway
VoIP-providers: intervoip.com | sipgate.de (German DID) | sipgate.co.uk (British DID) | sipcall.ch (Swiss DID)
connection: 100/5 MBit/s (DOCSIS 3.0)
mobile devices: Huawei P6 | Nokia Lumia 630 Dual SIM | Huawei: E5832, E1762, K3715, K3765 | Qualcomm Gobi 2000 in Sony VAIO VPC-Z12X9E/X

Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:08


Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:03


Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras
Posted 18-Jun-2018 09:27


Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO
Posted 12-Jun-2018 09:13


Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand
Posted 12-Jun-2018 08:00


Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 6-Jun-2018 15:12


Vocus Group and Vodafone announce joint venture to accelerate fibre innovation
Posted 5-Jun-2018 10:52


Kogan.com to launch Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted 4-Jun-2018 14:34


Enable doubles fibre broadband speeds for its most popular wholesale service in Christchurch
Posted 2-Jun-2018 20:07


All or Nothing: New Zealand All Blacks arrives on Amazon Prime Video
Posted 2-Jun-2018 16:21


Innovation Grant, High Tech Awards and new USA office for Kiwi tech company SwipedOn
Posted 1-Jun-2018 20:54


Commerce Commission warns Apple for misleading consumers about their rights
Posted 30-May-2018 13:15


IBM leads Call for Code to use cloud, data, AI, blockchain for natural disaster relief
Posted 25-May-2018 14:12


New FUJIFILM X-T100 aims to do better job than smartphones
Posted 24-May-2018 20:17


Stuff takes 100% ownership of Stuff Fibre
Posted 24-May-2018 19:41



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.