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Instant Rebate Savings on Sangoma Vega Gateways and Session Border Controllers

Get up to $200 instant rebate savings when you purchase any of the qualifying Sangoma Vega Gateway or Session Border Controllers (SBC) from The Telecom Spot’s already discounted low pricing now through December 31st, 2013.

Sangoma Vega Series Gateways

Simply log into your customer account to view the special discounts, or contact us directly – no need to fill out lengthy rebate forms or wait for a check to arrive!


Sangoma Vega Appliance Series Product Highlights:

  • Sangoma Resilience Enablement Suite (SRES)
    • Enhanced Network Proxy – Keeps SIP Endpoints Operational in the event that connectivity to the main switch is lost
    • Bypass – Creates physical links between devices connected to the gateway in the event that power to the gateway is lost
    • Failover/Fallback – Advanced dialplan capabilities that can select a route based on real-time network conditions
  • GUI Interface for quick and easy configuration
  • Sangoma Network Appliance Provisioning (SNAP) tool simplifies deployment of many similarly configured gateways
  • Voice traffic prioritization
  • Interoperability with a growing list of SIP Trunking providers
  • View Sangoma Vega Series Datasheet here for more details or contact us today!

 

New Konftel 300Wx Wireless Expandable Conference Phone

Many have been asking for an expandable version of Konftel’s wireless 300W conferencing phone, and now it’s finally here!  Introducing the Konftel 300Wx, Konftel’s latest wireless expandable conference phone that can be connected to DECT systems, mobile phones (with adapter) or computers via USB.  The 300Wx can be connected to a Konftel DECT base station or any GAP-compatible DECT systems. The North American version of the Konftel DECT base will also be able to connect to regular analog line or PBX with analog extensions.

Konftel 300Wx Wireless Conference Phone

Konftel 300Wx Wireless Conference Phone

The Konftel 300Wx works for both small meetings by itself or larger meetings up to 16 participants with optional expansion microphone.  It can be used completely wireless in a DECT environment with its rechargeable lithium-ion battery for up to 60 hours of talk time.  The 300Wx utilizes new GAP/CAT-Iq technology which improves interoperability with 3rd party IP base stations as well as providing fantastic HD audio quality.  According to Konftel, the 300Wx will likely work great paired to a SIP Yealink, Snom, RTX, Aastra and other similar IP base stations.  The Konftel 300Wx can also combine and switch easily between DECT, USB and mobile calls.

Highlights & Features:

  • OmniSound HD audio technology
  • USB connectivity allows the phone to be used to make VoIP calls
  • Rechargeable battery
  • Conference guide for easy set-up for multi-party calls
  • Expandable with microphones (optional)
  • Built-in bridging function
  • SD call recording so you can listen to them later
  • Phonebook
  • Upgradeable software – future proof
  • Charging cradle
  • Line selector
  • 2-year manufacturer warranty

Konftel 300Wx comes with: 

  • Konftel 300Wx conference phone and DECT base station
  • Rechargeable battery
  • Charging cradle
  • Power cable
  • AC adapters
  • USB cable
  • Quick reference guide

The Konftel 300Wx wireless expandable conferencing phone is now available and ready at The Telecom Spot.  Get yours today or contact us with any questions.

 

Polycom Trade4TheBest Phone Trade-In Promotion

Replace your old legacy Polycom and competitive devices and take advantage of Polycom’s Trade4TheBest phone trade-in promotion!  The trade-in program is valid from 10/1/2013 thru 6/20/2014 in North America.

Eligible competitive displacement devices include any working business grade desktop or conference phone from a non-Polycom vendor including conference phones, deskphones and corded speakerphones.  Eligible Polycom legacy devices include SoundPoint IP 300, 301, 320, 430, 500, 501, 600 and 601.  The following Polycom conference phones also quality:  original SoundStation, SoundStation EX, SoundStation Premier, SoundStation IP 3000, SoundStation IP4000, and SoundStation Premier 500D/550D.

Eligible new phones and rebate amounts:

$15 Rebates:

$25 Rebates:

$50 Rebates:

$100 Rebates:

$150 Rebates:

View Polycom’s rebate form here for full terms and conditions as well as rebate form.

Digium TE133/TE134 Single-Span Digital PBX Cards 2013 Promotion

Looking for single span digital telephony cards?  Digium offers their new TE133 and TE134 cards with built-in echo cancellation at an extremely competitive price point all while maintaining Digium quality and ease of implementation.  From the people that brought you the Asterisk platform paired with their rock-solid 5-year warranty, it’s hard to beat.

Digium TE133 Digium TE134

The TE133/TE134 cards are designed as replacements to the TE121BF and TE122BF cards and are fully compatible with existing software applications as well as integrate fully with Asterisk platform.  Both line-side and trunk-side interfaces are supported as well as many advanced call features.  The cards support industry standard protocols and are capable of running in E1, T1 or J1 modes.  The Octasic based hardware echo cancellation is built into the cards to eliminate the task of echo cancellation from systems CPC which increases overall system performance and call quality.

Specs:

  • Up to 24 (T1/J1) or 30 (E1) simultaneous calls
  • Selectable T1, E1 or J1 Mode / Half-Length, Half-Height, Digital Card
  • PCI-Express (TE133) or PCI (TE134)
  • 1x RJ48 Interface Port
  • Supported protocols include: ISDN PRI, Robbed-Bit, CAS, MFC/R2
  • Built-in 128ms Octasic DSP hardware echo cancellation
  • Supported with both Switchvox and Asterisk
  • 5 year manufacturer warranty

Both the Digium TE133 and TE134 digital telephony cards are in stock and ready to ship at The Telecom Spot.  The current promotional pricing at $495 MSRP will expire end of year and increase by $235 more in 2014, so now is the right time to buy!

Additional resources:

Snom Increases IP Phone Warranty to Two Years

Snom has announced they are doubling their IP desktop phones warranty from one to two years to further protect customer’s investment.  This extended warranty will apply to snom phones purchased from July 1, 2013 by customers in North America, Carribbean, Central America, South America, Australia and New Zealand.

The products covered under the new 2 year warranty are:

  • snom 3xx series (300, 320,370)
  • snom 7xx series (710, 720, 760)
  • snom 8xx series (821 and 870)
  • PA1 paging adapter

 

Factory Reset Guide for Yealink, Cisco, Polycom, Grandstream and Patton VoIP Products

Occasionally it is necessary to factory reset during troubleshooting and provisioning IP devices connected to VoIP phone systems.  Factory resetting is an alternative quick fix if a device is not working properly or if you are looking to follow an online guide from the same starting point. However, do be careful because all the localized settings on the device will be deleted when you factory reset.  See below for directions on factory resetting Yealink, Cisco, Polycom, Grandstream and Patton VoIP products.

Yealink T20P, T22P, T26P, T28P, T32G, and T38G:

  • Hold down the OK button for 10 seconds
  • Hit OK again to confirm the reset.
  • Alternatively, factory reset the phone with the Advanced Settings in the phone’s menu

Yealink VP530:

  • Navigate to Advanced Options on the touch screen (default password is admin)
  • Select Reset & Reboot which will open the factory reset menu.
  • Choose from Reset All, Reset Configuration, or Reset UserData.  Press the button next to Reset Now and press OK to confirm the reset.

Yealink W52P:

  • Log in to the web interface of the DECT base.
  • Navigate to Phone > Upgrade and then select Reset to Factory.

Cisco 303, 502G, 504G, 508G, 509G, and 525G2:

  • Select Option 14 in the phone menu to factory reset the phone.
  • Hit OK to confirm the reset.

Polycom IP 320, 321, 330, 331, 335, 430, 450, 560, and 7000:

  • Press and hold 1, 3, 5, and 7.
  • Enter the admin password to proceed with the factory reset.  The password is 456 by default.

Polycom IP 4000, 5000, and 6000:

  • Press and hold 6, 8, and *
  • Enter the admin password to proceed with the factory reset.  The password is 456 by default.

Polycom VVX 1500:

  • Press and hold 2, 4, and 6.
  • Enter the admin password to proceed with the factory reset.  The password is 456 by default.

Grandstream GXP 2000, 2010, and 2020:

  • Navigate to Menu > Config > Factory Reset in the phone menu.
  • Press OK to proceed with the factory reset.

Grandstream GXP 2100, 2110, 2120, 2124, 1405, 1400, and 1450:

  • Navigate to Menu > Config > Factory Reset in the phone menu.
  • Press OK to proceed with the factory reset.

Patton SmartNode 4110 series, 4300 series, 4400 series, 4520 series, 4940, 4950, 4960, 4970, and 5200:

  • Press the Reset button (left of the console port) for 5 seconds until the Power LED starts blinking.
  • The unit will restart with factory default configuration.

 

Free User Training with Digium Switchvox Purchase!

From now thru Dec 31, 2013 March 31, 2014 get free Switchvox User Training ($995 value) with purchase of any eligible Digium Switchvox system or software.  The Digium Switchvox training, Introduction to Switchvox:  User Interface On-Line Training – English, is ideal for new users that want to learn how to get started using their Switchvox business phone systems.

Eligible Switchvox models include:

Please Note:  The free user training offer is only available at the time of a qualified purchase, and will not be available separately post-purchase.  Contact us for details.

 

Jabra Pro 9450 Wireless Headset Promotion is Back!

The popular Jabra Pro 9450 wireless headset promotion is back!  From now thru December 31, 2013 March 31st, 2014 Jabra will give you a free compatible EHS cable or handset lifter (with proof of purchase) for every Jabra Pro 9450 headset you purchase.  That’s a bonus value of up to $75 per headset!

Jabra Pro 9450 Headsets

Jabra PRO 9450 wireless headset comes with 3 flexible wearing options, and with multiple connectivity you can easily transition between mobile, desk-phone and PC.  Premium audio quality let you hear it all with rich wideband audio plus SafeTone Intelligent Volume Adjustment to protect your ears.  Wireless range of up to 450 feet, plus remote call control capabilities from your free bonus EHS cable or handset lifter.

To claim your free wireless accessory, just fill out Jabra’s online claim form along with a copy of the purchase invoice.  Jabra will determine which EHS cable of lifter to send you based on compatibility with your telephone model.  (Check Jabra’s compatibility guide to see options).  Once eligibility has been determined by Jabra, the free EHS cable or handset lifter will be shipped directly to the end user at the address listed on the original invoice in 1-2 weeks.

Please see full terms and condition, as well as submit claims, for Jabra’s promotion here:  http://www.jabra.com/uc-plus

Guest Checkout is Now Available on The Telecom Spot!

You asked and we listened – guest checkout is now available on The Telecom Spot without having to register for an account first!  By registering an account with us online you will have access to order history and status, save time in future check-outs, and be able to view our special below MAP pricing on certain product lines.  But now the choice is yours.

Guest Check-out Screenshot

 

 

Aastra Buy 8, Get 2 Free Offer on 6730i and 6735i SIP Phones!

Aastra Free Phone Promo

Don’t get caught behind the 8-ball – rack up savings with free phones from Aastra!  From now thru end of October, Aastra will give you 2 free phones of the same models when you buy 8 of their 6730i and 6735i SIP phones.  Free phones will be shipped together with your order – no rebates or claims to fuss over!  Both the Aastra 6730i and 6735i combine fantastic quality, compelling and flexibility to create two outstanding IP phones.

Aastra 6730i IP Telephone Aastra 6735i IP Telephone

Aastra 6730i:

  • Up to 6 lines with call appearances
  • 3 line LCD display
  • XML browser
  • Hi-Q Audio Technology
  • Enhanced call management
  • Simplified deployment

Aastra 6735i:

  • Up to 9 lines with call appearances
  • 144×75 pixels back-lit LCD display
  • Dual Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • HD audio
  • Expandability
  • Enhanced call management
  • Simplified deployment

Terms & Conditions:

For each multiple of Eight (8) 6730i or 6735i phones ordered, Aastra will add 2 phones of the same model to the order at no charge. Offer valid beginning September 1, 2013 thru October 31, 2013. Orders must be placed by October 31, 2013 or while supplies last. Free phones cannot be returned for credit. Offer valid in the U.S. only.