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Speakerphones for groups, over VOIP

Hello all, I thought it wise to turn to your group expertise in this.

I've been looking into speakerphone-type products lately for use primarily over Skype, but it's also handy if they work with plain old telephones too.

This is for roleplay - essnetially the product needs to sit on a table, and be able to pick up four to five people, all of whom are sitting closely around a dining room table, and channel that audio to me. It's helpful if there's not too much audio confusion if more than one person speaks at a time. It also needs to be a speaker so they can hear me from my end. I'm using Skype, but it's important that the product can use plain telephone service too as a backup.

I've been looking at this product, the Phoenix DUET Executive Speakerphone, http://assets.twacomm.com/assets/pdf/28534.pdf but I've been unable to find an independent review of it, so I thought I might ask you fine people if anyone had either tried this product, or (perhaps more likely) had an alternative suggestion for a product that could act as a speakerphone, over VOIP and telephone.

My budget for this is $200 - $300, and it's helpful if the product is available in Canada, though not strictly required.

As always, thank you for your opinion!

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Voip hardware.

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Normal voip phones will work.

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VOIP hardware

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Thanks for replying!

Is there any product in particular you were thinking of?

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Hardware solution...

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I found a lot of hardware for my VoIP that I use at home from www.altoedge.com
I don't use skype but a SIP provider that worked best for my needs but I would check out that website as I believe they have what you are looking for.

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VOIP FORUMS

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Hi Guys! How are you all ? I am Asif from Memphis. I must
say that this is a good forum for VOIP discussion .

During my search for for VOIP and call termination forums i found lots of forums like www.voiptm.com/vforums which is a good forum for finding Buyers/Sellers forour desired destination.

I think i have shared the beneficial information
for all of you if it is true
then please write few lines in reply.Thanks

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VoIP handsets

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When you acquire a VoIP pbx service, there's no problem with compatibility to VoIP handsets. When you get an ip pbx service, make sure they offer excellent and reliable service. You can check out online about excellent pbx service providers

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