Andrew W Young was thinking very hard :
>>On Fri, 2 Apr 2010 18:20:04 +0100, Andrew W Young
>>>I am looking for a way to answer PSTN landline calls on a VOIP handset.
>>>The aim is to have one handset which rings for both its own incoming
>>>VOIP calls and also any calls on a landline within the premises.
>>>Any ideas on a piece of hardware to present the PSTN line to the VOIP
>>BUT getting good voice quality without far-end echo on the PSTN line
>>is a challenge. Google for more info.
> Thanks -- I have been looking at the manuals for this device and it looks to
> be ideal for connecting analog/PSTN handsets to VOIP services.
> But is it suitable for connecting VOIP handsets to analog/PSTN services, i.e.
> the other way round?
Possibly, though you'd need more help on the dial plan than I can
offer, without something in between, like Asterisk.
These are some of the things I use my 3 for:
an analogue phone to a Voip service.
an analogue line to the same box/phone
an analogue line to a Asterisk PBX
an analogue phone to a pbx
a remote analogue line (I can make and receive calls on my Mum's
a remote analogue phone connected to my PBX
a GSM gateway connected to my PBX
So, I can, using Asterisk in between, dial out on my fixed line, or my
Mum's, from any of my IP phones and, of course, answer the landlines on
Look at http://www.provu.co.uk/support.html
in the Linksys section for
some interesting articles.
Note the SPA3000 was superceded with the SPA3102.