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VoIP Modem Problems??

I can't get my Other House Phones to work with This Modem System...Only the Phone right next to my Computer works??
The Clearwire Service told me to Plug-in an Adapter to Line 1 on the Modem(Linksys Phone Router// Model SPA2102-SF) that's a "splitter-2 to 1", then Plug In My Computer Desk Phone, and Hook up the Other back to the Wall Jack...They said this would tie my other Home phones to the system, except when I do that EVERYTHING goes Dead.
When I signed up for this, I was TOLD that This system would work with ALL my Home Phones, but it's Not!!
HOW? can I get this to Work properly?? I have a 2-Level House, with 4 Phones Upstairs, and 2 Phones Downstairs,
2 Phones are Wall-Mount, and the others are Desktop (3 of these Phones are Higher End Phones, Cost a Few $$$ to buy them).,...

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  • Rick Wymer
    Rick Wymer Jan 22, 2009

    No, No Filter on the Phone I Use, it's Plugged right into Line 1, works Fine...
    When I had DSL I had Filters that were Plugged in to the "other" Phones, and I tried Those but to no avail, got the Same Thing DEAD...???
    So, what Type/Brand/Model of Filters would I Need for a ClearWire System?
    Clarification:
    The Phone that works is ONLY Plugged into the Modem, NOT the Wall Jack
    ALSO, My Outside Line that comes into My House from QWEST is still Hooked Up to the Trunk Line in My House, would I Need to remove that from the System??


  • Rick Wymer
    Rick Wymer Jan 23, 2009


    My "Previous Post" addressed this...However, I do NOT have a Filter on my Phone next to the 'puter, it plugs directly into "Line 1" on the Modem...
    So what Type/Brand/Model "Filters" do I need to get??
    My Prior DSL Filters do NOT work as I tried them with this Set-Up, AND the Qwest Phone Line from Outside is still Hooked up Inside the House, is that going to be an Issue???


  • Rick Wymer
    Rick Wymer Feb 27, 2009


    I gave you a "Fixya" rating(Expert-to-Expert), even though I already figured that out about 2 weeks ago...
    Do you have ANY insight/experience on Analog/Digital TV Converter boxes??


  • Ekse May 11, 2010

    You need to have a filter at each wall socket which has phone connected to it, just like you have next to the computer I assume.

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The line coming in from your old provider of phone is causing your problem, I am a phone tech for cable company and I find this all the time . your old phone provider if still hooked uo is push a small amount of voltage onto your in house wireing even though it does not have dial tone. just unhook your test port on the old interface and this should fix your problem .dsl filters will also cause a prblem , make sure all filters are removed.

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  • cableguy729 Feb 28, 2009

    as to phones not working in house , the other thing that could be causing it is if the phone jack you are pluging into is the same jack that your dsl was feeding could be on the black/yellow twisted pair instead of the primary line wich should be red/green. open that wall plate and see if you are on the same color as another jack in the house. sometime dsl will be dedicated line.


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I disconnected my incoming phone line and connected my VOIP line 1 to my R11 wall phone jack. This feeds the signal to all phone jacks in the house.

I also use the VoIP to fax and send data using my PC modem.
For Fax
Use *99 as a prefix for any number you are faxing or dialing to.

Dial-up
1. Configured area code dialing rule in Phone

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