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Digital Phone Conversion

What device is used to convert digital phone traffic, similar to the to what the ATA-186 does for analog phones?

What I would like to do is plug say 10 digital phones into some sort of converter type patch panel , except for digital phones, and run into a 4000 series switch and go from there.

I am fairly new to VOIP, does something like this exist? Or am I way off base.


Harris C

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Re: Digital Phone Conversion

The problem with most digital phones is that they talk their own language. They were meant to talk to a PBX or key system and there is usually a proprietary way that is done.

There is one company, MCK, that interface to several digital phones. Don't know if they talk to call manager or not though.

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Re: Digital Phone Conversion

Thank you for the reply. I will look into MCK and see what they are about.

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