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# 39533 16-Aug-2009 00:09
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hi geekzoners,

anyone can suggest me

1. which wifi voip phone is the recommended one?

2. where can i buy it in nz? online stores?

 

 





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  # 247371 16-Aug-2009 21:21
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Depends on what you mean by WiFi phone, as the Linksys SPA942 / SPA962 etc can use a Wireless adapter like the Linksys WBP54g.

If you mean Cordless, it's usually more cost-effective to use an ATA and a decent cordless rather than a wifi-cordless.

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  # 247393 16-Aug-2009 22:22
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The wifi cordless phones have bad battery life when compared to a normal dect phone. I would avoid going that way particually with the cost of them.




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  # 247418 16-Aug-2009 23:56
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I have a Siemens C470IP which has the best of both worlds, a VOIP phone that uses DECT. They're not available in NZ (I picked mine up in Australia) but you can order them online from hip-ip, the coupon code "ausvat" will give you 15% off.

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  # 247422 17-Aug-2009 00:45
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meesham: I have a Siemens C470IP which has the best of both worlds, a VOIP phone that uses DECT. They're not available in NZ (I picked mine up in Australia) but you can order them online from hip-ip, the coupon code "ausvat" will give you 15% off.


I've had a play with one of these (very cool little units), and we purchase them locally through a distributor.  If you really want one (they are pricey) PM me.

Otherwise, an ATA and a standard DECT cordless phone does the job just as well.



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  # 247440 17-Aug-2009 05:48
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ChillingSilence: Depends on what you mean by WiFi phone, as the Linksys SPA942 / SPA962 etc can use a Wireless adapter like the Linksys WBP54g.


If you mean Cordless, it's usually more cost-effective to use an ATA and a decent cordless rather than a wifi-cordless.


 

no not codless, more like this phone http://www.belkin.com/skype/howitworks/





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  # 247442 17-Aug-2009 06:37
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nakedmolerat:
ChillingSilence: Depends on what you mean by WiFi phone, as the Linksys SPA942 / SPA962 etc can use a Wireless adapter like the Linksys WBP54g.


If you mean Cordless, it's usually more cost-effective to use an ATA and a decent cordless rather than a wifi-cordless.


 

no not codless, more like this phone http://www.belkin.com/skype/howitworks/


You didn't explain you wanted a Skype phone. If that what you're after rather than a SIP device?


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  # 247445 17-Aug-2009 07:00
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So you want something such as this?
http://nicegear.co.nz/ip-phones/snom-m3-with-base-station/

 
 
 
 


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  # 247845 17-Aug-2009 19:02
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nakedmolerat:  no not codless, more like this phone http://www.belkin.com/skype/howitworks/


A Skype cordless phone is very different from a SIP cordless phone.  What exactly are you after?



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  # 247870 17-Aug-2009 19:44
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nate:
nakedmolerat:  no not codless, more like this phone http://www.belkin.com/skype/howitworks/



A Skype cordless phone is very different from a SIP cordless phone.  What exactly are you after?


 

SIP wifi phone that I can use with http://www.voipbuster.com/en/sipp.html





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  # 247893 17-Aug-2009 20:25
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nakedmolerat:
nate:
nakedmolerat:  no not codless, more like this phone http://www.belkin.com/skype/howitworks/



A Skype cordless phone is very different from a SIP cordless phone.  What exactly are you after?


 

SIP wifi phone that I can use with http://www.voipbuster.com/en/sipp.html


In which case the best options are listed above. The Snom M3's are fantastic, Polycom Spectralink 8002's are also great or if you want a cheap option go for the Siemens.

I'm guessing all 3 are probably far in excess of what you want to pay. If that's the case then a cheap ATA and $39 DECT cordless phone will be the best option for you.



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  # 247923 17-Aug-2009 21:14
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sbiddle:
nakedmolerat:
nate:
nakedmolerat:  no not codless, more like this phone http://www.belkin.com/skype/howitworks/



A Skype cordless phone is very different from a SIP cordless phone.  What exactly are you after?


 

SIP wifi phone that I can use with http://www.voipbuster.com/en/sipp.html


In which case the best options are listed above. The Snom M3's are fantastic, Polycom Spectralink 8002's are also great or if you want a cheap option go for the Siemens.


I'm guessing all 3 are probably far in excess of what you want to pay. If that's the case then a cheap ATA and $39 DECT cordless phone will be the best option for you.


What is the model name for siemens?





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  # 248295 18-Aug-2009 19:16


...My VoIP continues to disconnect durring a call, Internet continues to disconnect at least once a day...


HELP ME PLEASE


do i need a new Router perhaps?

there are 7 flatmates, however they are all home at different times, 3 storey house, what would you suggest i get?

i have a D-Link, and a linksys which judging from the forums are absolutly crap.

im currently with World Exchange

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  # 248339 18-Aug-2009 20:47
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The D-Link is most probably crap, depending on the Linksys such as the WAG160N it may also be problematic, but it can also be your ISP ... Or better still, a combination of the lot.

What are the make / model numbers of the routers / modem?
You're best to stick to the one thread:
http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=65&topicid=39764

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