Going to go with VoIP...

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  1. 5Gen_Prelude

    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    ... but I was also thinking of going wireless at the same time. Do you think it would be better to get two separate units for a bit more money or get an all-in-one unit that does both?
     
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    SLED build an idiot proof device and someone else will

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    you'll save money if you get the unit that has both. Make sure the one you get supports QoS. You'll need it.
     
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    A 802.11 wireless IP phone is going to be lots of money. Get a wired ATA and use your existing wireless phones. :dunno:




    Did I read that question completely wrong? :o
     
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    SLED build an idiot proof device and someone else will

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    i took it as: should i get a wireless router and an ATA built together, or buy them seperate :o
     
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    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    Bingo.
     
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    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    I mean the only reason not to get them all in one is if there is another standard that comes along (wireless or VoIP technology) making half of the unit worthless.
     
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    SLED build an idiot proof device and someone else will

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    meh... they're so cheap these days anyway, i wouldn't worry about it. If you get the combo device, they usually DO come with QoS, where as if you buy a router seperate, you'll have to hunt for one that does it.
     
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    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    Well you can put the unit in front of the router.
     
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    SLED build an idiot proof device and someone else will

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    well even if you do, whatever pipe your ISP gives you for upload is just it. If you have a bunch of shit from your network going out to the net, and nothing is queing the voip packets, you WILL get lag. When you put all your devices behind a router that supports QoS, and everything is run through it and given a priority to the net, you will be much better off. Your ISP may or may not hand out more than 1 public ip address anyway.
     
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    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    Two IP's but it's something I hadn't thought of. Thanks for the input :bigthumb:
     

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