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#26 arcadeshopper ONLINE  

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Posted Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:26 AM

The odd thing is my fax machine works just fine with Magicjack.  I'll have to look into this ooma.  Anyone else have success using modems with voip?

Fax is a totally different protocol and their codec is designed to support it.
I ended up getting a line with fios that works perfect at any baud rate.

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#27 ricortes OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Jun 26, 2017 12:05 PM

I bought a USB modem several years ago, this model I think http://www.frys.com/...CH:MAIN_RSLT_PGIt ran OK for a couple of years but then went south on me. I'll probably be dropping my land line this year as I get 10 crank calls a day from telemarketers and only 4 calls a month from real humans.<sic>

 

IMHO: Lots of USB modems for sale at lower price points then the Hiro. Considering the fate of mine, I would give them a try as the expensive Hiro ended up just as dead.


Edited by ricortes, Mon Jun 26, 2017 12:07 PM.


#28 Kyle22 OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Jun 26, 2017 6:37 PM

Well, if the above is all correct, I'd get a nice Hayes compatible fast modem and use it on fios.

The proof is in the results :)

#29 tep392 ONLINE  

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Posted Yesterday, 9:07 AM

I cant get fios in my complex. I would need a sevice that works with my current ISP.




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