[asterisk-users] 'Traditional' Faxing

Andrew Kohlsmith aklists at mixdown.ca
Mon Nov 12 11:27:34 CST 2007

On Monday 12 November 2007 07:54:42 Dave Fullerton wrote:
>  From what I've heard, I think your best bet is to buy a multi-port
> T1/E1 card for asterisk, put your E1 in one port and a channel bank in
> the other port, then plug your fax extension into an FXS port on the
> channel bank. Since both legs of the call pass through the same E1
> interface card asterisk can bridge the call on the card itself and the
> timing issue should become moot. I have not done this nor have any
> hands-on experience to share, but I have done some research into this in
> the past. This is also the method Fonality recommends for customers of
> their asterisk based system:

That is exactly what I do in my systems.  I did have success with a 
TDM400<-->T100P but that was a long time ago and I was unable to repeat it 
recently.  I didn't spend a whole lot of time on it, though.


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