What IP Phones are Supported by 3CX?

Our tech support team at VoIP Supply offers great pre- and post-sales support plus provisioning, consultations, configuration, and installation help. We get a lot of VoIP hardware and software questions and would like to share the solutions with everyone.  In previous Mom’s calling Q&A series, we have discussed: What VoIP Phones are Certified for Microsoft Teams? Today, we have more new real questions and answers from VoIP users just like you.   What SIP Phones can I use with 3CX? A: I am looking for an IP phone that will work with 3CX phone system. Could you give me a list? Q: 3CX supports many known brands such as Fanvil, Snom, Yealink and Grandstream, etc. Here’s a quick list: Fanvil C Series Fanvil H Series Fanvil X Series Grandstream GXP16 Series Grandstream GXP17 Series Grandstream GXP21 Series snom D1 Series snom D3 Series snom 7/D7 Series Yealink T1 Series Yealink T2 Series Yealink T4 Series Yealink T5 Series Download our free service provider compatibility guide to learn more! STAY TUNEDCome back for more VoIP questions and answers next time! If you have VoIP questions to ask us, please submit a technical support ticket or contact our VoIP experts today at (866) 582-8591 The post What IP Phones are Supported by 3CX? appeared…


November Hardware Roundup: New Poly Teams Phones, Fanvil X5U-Red and More!

Poly’s CCX Microsoft Teams VoIP Phones Poly introduced the CCX Series of Microsoft Teams Edition desk phones! The CCX Series is designed to increase workplace productivity with intuitive interfaces that help employees and executives get to work immediately and hassle-free.  This series includes the CCX 400, CCX 500 and CCX 600. These phones will ship in January 2020. Call our VoIP experts at 1-800-398-8647 for more details: New Fanvil X5U Red Mid-level IP Phone If you are looking for an IP phone that will stand out for an emergency event, you must check out Fanvil’s new X5U Red IP phone! See some cool features of this unit: 3.5-inch color screen 2.4-inch side color screen  4 line keys, 30 DSS keys  SIP Hotspot 16 SIP Lines  PoE, Gigabit   Poly’s Studio X Series The last new hardware we are going to introduce this month is the Poly Studio X Series phones. These phones are purpose-built video conferencing devices designed for small to medium room settings. This series includes Poly Studio X30 and Poly Studio X50. Both devices will run the Teams application natively (in 2020). See highlighted features: 4K Ultra high definition (UHD) Advanced noise suppression and unmatched video production rules Ability to control with the new Poly TC8 touch screen…


Microsoft Teams Certified IP Phones and Conference Phones Comparison

As the number of Microsoft Teams users continues to grow, more and more desk phones and conference phones are now certified with Teams to streamline team collaboration and communication experience. Are you wondering what VoIP Phones are certified with Teams? Let’s check them out!  Microsoft Teams Certified Desk Phones Audiocodes C450HD Microsoft Teams Phone The Audiocodes C450HD is a native Teams phone that contains a large 5’’ color touch screen with integrated Bluetooth and an optional WiFi support.  With one simple click, you can easily toggle between Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business! The C450HD also comes with 8 programmable keys that will give you the flexibility you want. 8 line, 8 concurrent calls per line 5” color TFT screen (1280 x 720) with multi-lingual support Touch screen user interface enabling up to 8 programmable keys See AudioCodes 400HD Series Datasheet Yealink T58A, T56A, and T55A Microsoft Teams Phones Comparing to the C450HD, Yealink’s T58 and T56 Series IP phones have a bigger touch screen and more SIP lines (16). These devices are easy-to-use smart media phones that provide HD audio, 7’’ touch screen, built-in Bluetooth and wifi support, and more features. The Yealink T55A is another Teams phone from Yealink. This device is a mid-level IP phone that comes…


A Sneak Peek at Fanvil’s New XS and XU Series IP Phones

Since Fanvil released their XU Series IP phones, our team has been receiving a lot of interests and questions! In our recent webinar with Fanvil, we were able to interact with our partners and get their questions answered and we’d like to share them with all of you who may be interested.  Fanvil’s XS Series vs XU Series  Fanvil’s XS and XU series both are upgraded from the X Series IP phones including both software and hardware. Comparing to the XS Series, the XU Series comes with more SIP lines and advanced support such as PoE, IPv6, Opus, and more. Learn more about the differences here! During the webinar, Tommy from Fanvil mentioned a ton of cool features that Fanvil’s XU Series IP phones are equipped with. I will quickly go through some of them here:  WiFi and Bluetooth  The XU Series is excellent for network environment with no or poor wiring. Simply plug the Wifi adapter into your XU Series IP phones and enable WiFi, you are ready to communicate wirelessly. Video Preview  Fanvil’s XU Series supports IP cameras. You can set the DSS keys with the URL of your IP camera to play videos (switch between different LANs). Fanvil IP Phones can call the RTSP URL of a…


The Snom Wireless Conference Phones with 3-Year Warranty (Webinar Recap)

Are you thinking about going wireless like many other businesses? VoIP Supply and Snom co-hosted a webinar last week to showcase Snom’s latest wireless conference phones, the C520, the C620, and the C52 expansion speaker. If you couldn’t make it to the webinar, don’t miss out on this webinar recap! During the webinar, we talked about how the C520 and C620 can be configured to fit different meeting room settings. From a huddle room to a training room with more than 20 participants, Snom has the wireless solution for you.  Both C520 and C620 support 3 SIP accounts and can work with the C52 expansion speaker; however, C620 is a 100% wireless solution that provides more powerful features such as 150 feet sound pickup range, and 24 hour wireless talk time. See a comparison chart below: Download the webinar slides here! We will publish our webinar recording in a few days. Stay tuned! What do you think about Snom’s wireless conference phones? Leave us a comment with your thoughts! The post The Snom Wireless Conference Phones with 3-Year Warranty (Webinar Recap) appeared first on VoIP Insider. VoIP Insider


How to Set Up Call Pickup on Digium’s D-Series IP Phones

Call Pickup is a feature that allows you to answer someone else’s call. This comes in handy in workgroup settings like customer service and/or call centers where you have high call volume to handle!  Setting up the Call Pickup feature is fairly easy on Digium’s D-Series and there are many customization options to make your communication as smooth as possible. Let us walk you through the steps: How to Set Up Call Pickup on Digium’s D-Series IP Phones To set up Call Pickup, you must log in as a Switchvox administrator and have the permission to manage extensions.  Create a Feature Code extension of the type Directed Pickup: Setup > Manage: Create Extension Set a feature code and use Create Directed Pickup Group to specify the authorized extensions (who can pick up others’ calls) and the target extensions (whose calls can be picked up by the authorized extensions). Click Save Directed Pickup Feature Code.   Set up the authorized SIP Phone extensions: You can make this change in each extension, or use the Bulk Modify tool. Digium Phone Settings: Contact Settings: Number of Rapid Dial Subscriptions Ensure that items #1-5 (depending on phone model) are subscribed to. Meaning set this number high enough to serve your call pickup targets. Subscribing…


Spectralink’s DECT Phones Now Support 3rd Party ATEX Handsets and More!

Spectralink is getting even better! In order to offer the highest quality and secure voice communications across all enterprise environments, Spectralink recently announced the newest features and latest enhancements to their DECT product portfolio. Let’s check out what this is all about! What has been updated? The enhancement focuses on three major parts – security, scalability, and centralized management & provisioning. Key product enhancements include: Integration with Microsoft Skype for Business Online  Expand DECT server capabilities to target new accounts with Tetronik (lone worker/ man down regulatory compliance) Eliminate multicast WAN issues (up to 256 IP-Base Station per site) Manage Unified Communications locally even if Cloud connections fail; Branch survivability Support Funktel ATEX DECT handsets for explosion protection applications Click the links below to see different use case scenarios of Spectralink’s DECT Phones: Health Care Hospitality Retail Are you using Spectralink’s DECT Solutions? How is your experience? Leave us a comment below! Have questions? Simply lift your phone and give our VoIP experts a call at 1-800-398-8647! The post Spectralink’s DECT Phones Now Support 3rd Party ATEX Handsets and More! appeared first on VoIP Insider. VoIP Insider


February New VoIP Hardware Roundup: New DECT Phones, IP Phones and More!

February is not just a month for romance, but also a month for lots of new VoIP innovation! This month, we are introducing several great, new additions to our VoIP catalog. Don’t waste another second, let’s get to it! Grandstream DP DECT Phone Series Ideal users: Warehouses, retail stores and residential environments where mobility is key. Remember Grandstream’s DP 720 DECT handset? Now Grandstream is adding two more DECT phones to the DP series, offering up to 400 meters outdoor range and 40 hours talk time! The new DP series includes the DP722, DP730 and the DP752 DECT VoIP base station that complements any of the DP series handsets to offer mobility. Grab one of these units to enjoy wire-free communication today! Up to 400 meters outdoors Up to 40 hours talk time Up to 2.8-inch color display Sangoma s206 Entry-Level IP Phone Ideal users: Contact centers, remote workers, FreePBX/ PBXact users. Sangoma’s s series is getting even better! The s206 is an enhanced model for the s205 IP phone with an upgraded processor and OPUS codec support. It comes with 2 SIP accounts, 5-way conferencing, and all the features you need to work with FreePBX and PBXact. If you are looking for an affordable IP phone that can be…


3 Key Components to Consider When Evaluating IP Phones to Sell with Your VoIP Service

Evaluating which VoIP phones to sell with your VoIP service can be a daunting task, especially when there are so many IP phone options available on the market. Which manufacturers or products are best for your customers? Before you jump into making a rash decision, be sure to at least consider these 3 key components: Product Stability Product stability is one of the top priorities during any IP phone evaluation. You will want to make sure your customers have a great communication experience without any interruptions or downtime. Check reviews or forums to see what other users are saying about the products you are interested in. Are there any software bugs or issues? How frequently do the issues happen? Have they been solved in a timely manner? Stellar Support There’s no 100% guaranteed, for perfect IP phone; so make sure you have a great technical support team to help you solve issues when needed. How does the manufacturer handle technical issues? Is there an easy way for you to contact the support team (via phone, email, webpage, etc.)? Do they offer 24/7 support? Customer Preference Last but not least, do your research on your customer base! Whether it’s the location of a button, touchscreens, or the size of the phone,…


Polycom Has Released a New Series of VVX SIP Phones and New Cloud Service Certifications!

After being acquired by Plantronics earlier in July of 2018, Polycom Inc. has recently announced the release of their new VVX series of business IP phones! This new portfolio includes the VVX 150, VVX 250, VVX 350, and VVX 450 business phones. Polycom’s New VVX Business SIP Phones All four of these models feature Polycom HD Voice and Polycom Acoustic Fence, color LCD, modern design, easy deployment options, and USB, and Gig ports. Designed to meet all budgets and communication needs, the new VVX series also supports the industry’s most popular Open SIP software features and integrates with over 60 call control platforms worldwide. Polycom Device Management Service for Service Providers (PDMS-SP) Polycom also announced that they are now beginning to certify VoIP service providers on their new cloud service, PDMS-SP. The PDMS-SP is designed to help partners better manage complexity, increase profitability, and enhance customer satisfaction. Service providers are able to manage, monitor, and measure the growing complexity of audio devices in organizations easily through Polycom’s cloud service. An API is expected to be released to allow providers to customize the services and analytics they need from Polycom audio devices used by each customer into their portals. We are excited about the new releases from Polycom and are expecting…


BroadSoft Updates the Firmware for Yealink and Polycom IP Phones

Sept. 19th, 2017- BroadSoft announced that they will be updating the firmware for Yealink T4xG/P/S Series and Polycom VVX IP Phones through their BroadCloud offering! Find some details here: These firmware updates will affect several Yealink and Polycom phones: Yealink T4xS Series (Firmware – 81.xxx.110) Yealink T4xG / T4xP Series (Pending Firmware Deployment 81.xxx.90 – Sept 2017) Polycom VVX Series (Pending Firmware Deployment 5.5.2 – Beginning Oct 2017) Models for future consideration Audiocodes 4xxHD IP Phones (Timing TBD) They will be adding additional services to be managed from the phones: BroadWorks Enterprise Directory BroadWorks Personal Directory (Yealink Only) Network Call Logs, Received/Missed/Placed Office Anywhere Remote Office Hide Calling Line ID Reject Anonymous calls Sim-Ring The XSI will also be enabled by Default for Yealink and Polycom VVX Phones. End users will need to reboot their phones to enable the XSI capabilities. Check out the User Guides for changes to the User Interface on the Phones. Yealink Polycom More information see broadsoft’s website The post BroadSoft Updates the Firmware for Yealink and Polycom IP Phones appeared first on VoIP Insider. VoIP Insider


Skype Ready Phones – Best Phones for Skype

Whether you are a current Skype user or you are just about to step into the Skype world, you may have already experienced or heard a lot of complaints about not being about to get Skype to function smoothly during the calls. In the blog: Improve Skype for Business Audio/Video Quality, we discussed the top factors that affect your Skype call quality. Choosing an ideal Skype-optimized phone is the first step to building a satisfactory Skype call experience. Here we highlight the best Skype ready phones at VoIP Supply that will take your communication to the next level!   What are the Best Skype Ready Phones? The Grandstream GXV 3240 is one of the most popular Skype phones that is designed for all size companies and Android smartphone users. It is a 6-line multimedia Gigabit VoIP video phone that comes with a 3-way video conferencing, a tiltable CMOS camera and HD audio/ voice. Combined the functionality of a multimedia platform with a 6-line video phone for an all-in-one voice, video, data, and mobility solution, the Grandstream GXV 3240 is the most powerful solution for users connecting from different channels. Popular Features: 6 lines with up to 6 SIP accounts including FREE IPVideoTalk account with video mail Phonebook with up to…


Digium is excited to announce the release of new Digium phones, the D6x series

We are excited to announce the release of Digium’s new line of colored screen phones. The newest line of Digium phones include the D60, D62 and D65. These Digium phones are designed for seamless integration for effortless setup with Switchvox and Asterisk. The new phones increase workplace efficiency with built-in applications such as voicemail, call log, contacts, phone status, user presence, parking and queue metrics. What are some new features? Color Screen The first thing that sticks out is the 4.3 inch color screen, which is offered on all three models. This is a huge advantage to have such a large color screen even on the lower end models such as the D60. Sleeker Design The new Digium phones offer a much sleeker and thinner design than past models. With the models being less bulky they are able to be wall mounted with greater ease than past models. Entirely New Handsets The handsets are designed specifically for these new models of VoIP phones. You will not be able to use the older models with the new models or vis versa. The HD Voice silkscreen is upside down by the handset cord port. Universal Desk stand, wall mounts and power supplies for all 3 models The Digium D6x series is optimized for…


On a budget? Choose Refresh Polycom Phones

Here at VoIP Supply, we pride ourselves at being the one stop shop for all of your VoIP hardware and software needs. Our Refresh line of VoIP Hardware encompasses a large variety of phones, gateways and switches that have been reconditioned and put through a meticulous 10-step process to assure that our customers only receive quality products. This month for our dose of Refresh, we are featuring Polycom VoIP phones that would make a great addition to any home or office. Polycom VVX201 This is an entry level two-line IP Phone that supports HD sound and dual 10/100 ethernet ports. Part of Polycom’s VVX Business Media Phone series, the VVX201 was designed with interoperability in mind, supporting multiple software platforms as well as hosted or premise-based environments. Polycom VVX310 Here you have a mid level VoIP Phone that is also part of Polycom’s Business Media Phone series. The VVX 310 is Gigabit and supports up to six lines. With dual RJ45 ports, this phone is suitable for call center operators and cubicle style environments. The VVX310 complements your PC by allowing you to view and manage workplace applications such as calendars, meeting reminders, and instant messaging presence right on the phone display. Polycom IP6000 PoE The IP 6000 provides crystal…


Voip Phones & Pbx High Quality Communication Which Is Better?

The Siemens Gigaset C470IP VoIP phone comes with dual mode functionality that allows you to switch between internet VoIP and fixed-line calls at the touch of a button. You can make internet calls without a PC and access up to 6 SIP accounts from different VoIP providers directly through the handset. It allows you the freedom to make 3 parallel calls by using additional Gigaset handsets that wirelessly connect to the same base. Two of these calls can be VoIP calls and one a fixed line call. Finally, its simple and modern design matches any interior or sophisticated decor. The Gigaset C470IP boasts a handy e-mail notification feature, bringing you alerts of new messages on the set. The details will include the date, time and subject line of the mails. If you happen to be away from home, you can program the Gigaset C470 IP to alert you of any missed calls by sending you an SMS to your cell phone or another external number. The VoIP phone also provides information services like weather forecasts as screensaver. For multi-taskers with busy lifestyles this phone is a great convenience as its hands free feature allows you to carry on with whatever you happen to be occupied with or just lie back…


Voip Phones & Pbx High Quality Communication

The Siemens Gigaset C470IP VoIP phone comes with dual mode functionality that allows you to switch between internet VoIP and fixed-line calls at the touch of a button. You can make internet calls without a PC and access up to 6 SIP accounts from different VoIP providers directly through the handset. It allows you the freedom to make 3 parallel calls by using additional Gigaset handsets that wirelessly connect to the same base. Two of these calls can be VoIP calls and one a fixed line call. Finally, its simple and modern design matches any interior or sophisticated decor. The Gigaset C470IP boasts a handy e-mail notification feature, bringing you alerts of new messages on the set. The details will include the date, time and subject line of the mails. If you happen to be away from home, you can program the Gigaset C470 IP to alert you of any missed calls by sending you an SMS to your cell phone or another external number. The VoIP phone also provides information services like weather forecasts as screensaver. For multi-taskers with busy lifestyles this phone is a great convenience as its hands free feature allows you to carry on with whatever you happen to be occupied with or just lie back…


Wide Range of VoIP Phones and Devices

With the growing popularity of VoIP telephony systems in the market today, it is not surprising that VoIP phones are also rampant in the market. There is a growing selection of phone models which can be used in VoIP telephony. It may be a daunting task to select the best telephone to fit the VoIP telephony system but with the right knowledge and experts, the choice is most important. The right phone can enhance the telephony system for the business with the advanced and flexible features. There is a wide range of IP handsets and devices which can meet the business telephony needs. Polycom phones There are many models of Polycom phones such as Soundpoint IP 331, IP 450 and IP 650. These models are designed for employees who have a high volume of calls. These models offer superb HD voice quality features with grayscale pixel display and full-duplex speakerphone. There are many advanced dedicated feature keys which operate on a single button access to enjoy corresponding telephony features. Cisco SPA phones Cisco SPA phones offer many models such as 303 and 500-series which are ideal choices for those who need a phone with plenty of advanced features. These phone models offer high voice quality capabilities with monochrome or full…