[asterisk-users] Fax/Modem, Asterisk, Channel Banks

Dave Fullerton dfullertasterisk at shorelinecontainer.com
Tue Aug 3 09:57:53 CDT 2010

On 08/03/2010 10:48 AM, Joel Maslak wrote:
> I've been replacing an old Toshiba DK switch with an Asterisk solution.  I'm
> needing a solution for fax machines that works as well as a POTS line from
> my carrier.  If the POTS line is the solution, I'll keep it, but I'd rather
> move away from that.
> Here's what I'm thinking...will it work?
> I would use a dual-port Digium T1 card.  In one port, I'd terminate a telco
> PRI T1.  In the other port, I'd terminate a Rhino channel bank, connected to
> each of my fax machines (and a stamp machine with an internal modem).
> What I'm wanting is to be able to send/receive faxes via the telco PRI and
> the analog fax machines.  I also want the stamp machine to work.  I don't
> want this to work 98% as well as the Telco - they truly need to work 100% as
> well.
> So...will this work?

It should. That's the setup I'm using (but with an Adit 600 channel 
bank) and it works perfectly.


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