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    Is there a way to connect the pc to a cordless phone so that one can roam around the house while having an audio conversation?

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    Re: cordless to pc

    I may be completely dense, (pause for chorus of "Yes, you are!") but when you're roaming about the house having a conversation using a cordless phone, why would you want to connect it to a PC?

    Are you thinking about mobile phones, which I believe are called cellphones in the USA, or Handy(s) in Germany? Bluetooth? Wireless?
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    Re: cordless to pc

    Hi John,
    I conversate using my mic and my speakers to listen to the interlocutor during an audio conversation through my pc but this keeps me tied to the pc, I was thinking of finding a way to roam around the house instead.

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    Re: cordless to pc

    Sounds as though you'll need a gizmo to connect an RJ-11 cable to the computer. If you aren't using your modem port, maybe your phone software can take it over and let you connect that way?

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    Re: cordless to pc

    RJ-11 is the connector used for standard analog phone lines ... at least where I live, I should be careful in a global forum. <img src=/S/smile.gif border=0 alt=smile width=15 height=15> The idea would be to attach the cordless phone "base" to the computer using its RJ-11 "line" connector.

    I have no idea whether you could corrupt the modem port for these purposes. Maybe your IP telephony software vendor has some tips on how to hook up a "real" phone.

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    Re: cordless to pc

    Thanks Jeff, welcome along.
    1) What's the purpose of an RJ-11 cable?
    2) Could the modem port be able to carry the signals which currently go in from the microphone and out to the speakers?

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    Re: cordless to pc

    Jeff,
    My cordless doesn't have any software coming with it so I've decided to enquire about one the most recent cordless out on the market(see picture) and I've received the following:<font color=red>
    Hi Giorgio
    As far as I am aware there is not an inteface available which will allow
    you to do this.
    Have Fun!
    Tim</font color=red>

    So... <img src=/S/bingo.gif border=0 alt=bingo width=15 height=22>shall we start a new company me and you <img src=/S/whisper.gif border=0 alt=whisper width=29 height=17> catering to that unfulfilled need? Even the first pc's seemed destined to have such a small market...I think what we need here is something on the line of a cordless look alike being able to plug into the audio/line out and mic/line in of a pc's sound card. <img src=/S/cheers.gif border=0 alt=cheers width=30 height=16>

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