[Build] phone lines to payphones run this past Tuesday

Ben Kochie ben at nerp.net
Fri Aug 8 07:09:46 UTC 2014


The net6501 is PCIe, so it would need to be a different card.

Also, I would double check that there is room.

Personally, I would stick with using ATAs.  They're less hassle, cheap, 
and easy to replace.

-ben

On Thu, 7 Aug 2014, Jonathan Lassoff wrote:

> That's an awesome card. I think the minotaur soekris net6501 might
> have space for a card.
> I hope to stop by next Tuesday night and check out what's been going on lately.
>
> On Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 6:19 PM, Naomi Most <pnaomi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> That's what I'm saying, i'm running POTS lines into the phones.  No idea
>> about any ATA adapters.
>>
>> The payphones are going to get service from an asterisk server mounted in
>> Susan The Rack.  Just received this little beauty a few days ago and am
>> setting it up at home first:
>>
>> http://www.amazon.com/TDM410P-Supports-Asterisk-Elastix-Trixbox/dp/B00IJM672Q/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1407457781&sr=8-8&keywords=digium+tdm410
>>
>> Mine's actually got 2xFXO and 2xFXS
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 5:23 PM, Jonathan Lassoff <jof at thejof.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Are the ATA adapters still around? We used to run Ethernet to the phone
>>> and colocate the ATA with the phone.
>>>
>>> Maybe it'd be better to just put the ATAs in a central spot and run POTS
>>> to the phones?
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thursday, August 7, 2014, Naomi Most <pnaomi at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi gang,
>>>>
>>>> Using the *awesome* new ceiling wire runners Casey hooked us up with, I
>>>> ran two honest-to-goodness phone lines -- one to the Red Phone and one
>>>> optimistically to the Break Room to connect to the black payphone lying
>>>> around there.
>>>>
>>>> They're still not actually connected yet (and the payphone in the break
>>>> room isn't even mounted).  I'll get to that task when I can, but if anybody
>>>> feels like finishing the job, here's what I was planning to do:
>>>>
>>>> Red Phone:
>>>>
>>>> * trim the line ending down to just the CAT-5 coming out of the Red Phone
>>>> * fuse phone line and CAT-5
>>>>
>>>> Break Phone:
>>>>
>>>> * crimp phone line into a wall-mounted phone jack (3-4 ft off floor)
>>>> * mount the black payphone
>>>> * use wire staples to stick line to the pillar.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Naomi Theora Most
>>>> naomi at nthmost.com
>>>> +1-415-728-7490
>>>>
>>>> skype: nthmost
>>>>
>>>> http://twitter.com/nthmost
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Naomi Theora Most
>> naomi at nthmost.com
>> +1-415-728-7490
>>
>> skype: nthmost
>>
>> http://twitter.com/nthmost
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