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Is it possible to fax over a regular VONAGE line?...

I was wondering because I am trying to maximize savings by getting a single regular Vonage line and using a fax/phone switch so that I can have a single line, but I am not sure if this fax would work with Vonage this way. I do know that this works with regular analogue lines though...

Please let me know....

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  • btech5943 Jun 16, 2009

    I thought about that, but doesn't magicjack require a computer onsite? See that is the problem...I have to have a computer running all the time just to fax...This is a stand alone fax machine with no computer hookups.

  • btech5943 Jun 16, 2009

    Thanks...I see what you mean...I do have Hi speed internet and in process of Vonaging and leaving prev provider, but like you said the thought of having to pay hi-speed, and vonage and also deal with no 9-1-1calls and not sure of how house alarm would cope, I think I would just change back to prev provider and cutoff 2nd fax line and keep 1 line and use a switch/selector for phone/fax and this would actually save me more than Vonage would with the exception that...

    if it possible to run a switch on a single regular Vonage voice line then I would save even more because I can simply get a switch and get a single Vonage line and pay like 239.99 a year for that one line or 19.99/mo roughly...which goes back to my 1st question...


  • btech5943 Jun 16, 2009

    ...hmmm, really that sounds good. Could you tell me step by step exactly what your set up is and exactly how much you pay for everything so that I can try to replicate what you did? Thank you.

  • btech5943 Jun 16, 2009

    Thanks a lot "GURU" I thought about this before, but I wasn't sure if it would work...appreciate...



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Forget Vonage, magic jack is only $20 per year and I see no reason why you couldn't fax with magic jack

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    buffalonyman Jun 16, 2009

    You have to have high speed internet for vonage, so you have to pay for high speed internet and pay for vonage. You are better off with paying for a telephone. I assumed you had a computer and high speed internet when you said you were considering vonage

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    buffalonyman Jun 16, 2009

    I'm not sure why you would need a switch. I have a stand alone fax machine, and I also run my pc 24/7, and receive faxes through my pc. I use my primary phone for faxing and calls. I also have magic jack for a second line.

    When I receive a fax, I simply tell the sender to call me first, and when they fax, I simply let the machine get it

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    buffalonyman Jun 16, 2009

    Plug your fax machine into the same phone line as your telephone. Turn off the automatic reception of faxes. When you want to receive a fax, have the sender tell you ahead of time, and then manually receive the fax when it comes



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