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Topic # 109886 28-Sep-2012 13:33
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Is it normal to have the phones go out every couple of weeks? I went on to UFB a month ago, and hooked up my three phones to the Genius. All good for a while but a couple of weeks ago the phones went dead. The Genius had a red flashing Phone LED. Re-booted and all good.

Yesterday, no one could phone in. They got a dead line but the phone rang once in a strange way here. LED was the normal steady blue. Re-booted and all good again. Till next time.

Must admit, I had some trepidation over switching from the good old tried and true copper. These outages don't help the wife acceptance factor.

Are we alone?

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  Reply # 692921 28-Sep-2012 14:13
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Could be a faulty router?

What firmware version is it running?


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  Reply # 692979 28-Sep-2012 15:52
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Nope, not normal, I get the occasional drop out (every few days) but comes back up without me touching anything. Not on UFB tho..

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  Reply # 692998 28-Sep-2012 16:08
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Sorry, forgot to put the version in my post.
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  Reply # 693046 28-Sep-2012 17:17
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As xpd says its not normal. So you can reassure the wife there. I converted from the good old copper to voip nearly 6 years ago and have not regretted it. I did have some problems during that time but nowdays I am finding it very reliable. The only time my phone service drops out is if my internet connection drops or 2talks server fails for some reason which is very rare.

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  Reply # 695085 2-Oct-2012 19:29
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You are not alone.

I'm having that same problem - only been on genius for 3 weeks.

Runtime Code Version: Genius1202
Boot Code Version: 1.0.37-106.17
ADSL Modem Code Version: A2pD030n.d23a

Orcon are troubleshooting it now.

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  Reply # 695883 3-Oct-2012 23:17
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Let's know what happens.

Mine has been OK since my post but I have my fingers crossed.

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  Reply # 695891 3-Oct-2012 23:43
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Mine does the same thing on rare occasion but overall is fine

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  Reply # 696036 4-Oct-2012 11:57
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Thanks for the feedback. And, errr, the avatar!!

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