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Author Topic: How long does the concord 4 wait for an answer after dialing the CS before fail.  (Read 1089 times)


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I have AT&T uverse internet and phone.  Phone is not POTS.  Concord 4 is roughly 4 years old and has worked flawlessly until the last few weeks.  It shows phone line failure on occasion now.  I notice that when I take a phone off hook, it takes about 2 seconds to get dial tone, but after dialing a number it takes from 5 to 15 seconds to hear the ring tone.  Doesn't matter if it is a local call or long distance.  Could it be timing out before getting the connection complete?  Does anyone know the delay it will tolerate before showing a phone line failure?


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Couldn't find any specs on comm fail times in the manual.  Other manufacturers are normally about 40 seconds from Off Hook to Hand Shake requirement.  I have a couple Concord 4's in the field that use a derivative of VOIP and it's nothing but trouble with those.  Customers refuse to switch to GSM or internet.
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