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#4452 by Boodles
Thu Mar 12, 2009 2:35 am
Thanks all for the info. I'm curious tho - we have two new hd direct tv pvr and neither of them is plugged in to a phone line. My old ones were but not these .... do they download differently with the new units???

Nancy
#4479 by luvalaff
Thu Mar 12, 2009 8:41 am
WayneDsr wrote:Yes, put a splitter on the PHONE plug on the back of your hub and share this with your present phone and the phone wall jack of your house. This will make any phone jack in your house a hub connection. Extra Scouts not needed.
I don't use this setup, but have heard in the forums that it works.

Wayne


Will the phone jacks still work if we cancel the AT&T phone?
#6202 by TonyB
Thu Apr 09, 2009 8:35 pm
Wayne, this is helpful information, thank you. I'm contemplating if I should go outside now with my headlamp to give this a try...

Including our DirecTV TiVo, we have 5 total source points for call generation/reception. All 5 of these have lines running to the phone company's junction box on the exterior of the house. We still have a landline, but will cancel it and go dryloop DSL if the Ooma continues to shine. It has been about a week, and so far, it has been fantastic.

With the wiring config I explained, would the splitter recommendation you provided work (activate Ooma on all house jacks on the network)?

I appreciate the help.

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