Monday, January 31, 2005

Skype for Home!

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rapidBox Skype Router

Software : Software : VoIP

filed under Software : VoIP

rapidbox.jpg imageFor as cool as $20 Skype USB handsets are, there's something a bit cluttered about having seperate handsets for both VoIP and regular phone calls. The rapidBox is a simple USB router with three RJ11 (phone plug) jacks that lets you use the handsets you already own to make calls over the Skype network (including SkypeOut). The slick bit is that both types of calls work at the same time, so that a Skype call will ring into handset just as easily as a regular phone call, and switching between modes is as easy as pressing the * key. And since there are three phone jacks instead of the expected two, you can also drop on a second phone or fax machine (although faxing over VoIP doesn't really work). Not bad for 50 clams.

RapidBox Skype Adaptor Review [VoIPUser]
Product Page [RapidVoIP]

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