Need to convert from Voip to Analog

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Jun 30th, 2010

Hi all

I Registered here for a cruical help needed .

I have a security system which is power 832 PC5010 to secure classrooms in a university i was asked to

Add option to this security system which is to enable it to send SMS to a cell phone , after searching i knew that this kind of device could enable me to receive a call and remotely support the security system , here is the link of the device :

http://www.alarmsystemstore.com/DSC-5580TC-Escort-Phone-X10-Interface-Module-p/dsc%20escort%205580tc.htm

But this device requires an analog telephone line , and at my work we use the VOIP , so i need to know whether this Cisco device ATA186 will help me to turn the VOIP to Analog and working properly with the mentioned device or not ?

I have this problem too.
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Correct Answer by Brandon Buffin about 6 years 5 months ago

Yes, you can use an ATA to give you an analog port. You could also use one of the newer VG202/204 gateways:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/gatecont/ps2250/index.html

Another option is to use an FXS port on a router if you have one available.

Hope this helps.

Brandon

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