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Use Linksys PAPT2 for Overhead Paging

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I have a customer that has a overhead paging system with an amp and from that amp it goes to a phone jack and to their phone system.  I would like to take that and plug it into the linksys PAPT2 and use it with freepbx.  Is there a way to have the Linksys PAPT2 auto answer so it can accept the call and play over the loud speaker?
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Depending on the paging system interface, you may be better off with a different arrangement. If the paging system is something like a Viking PA-2A, and already has the ability to answer the line then the PAP-2T should work fine. However we typically find a paging system looking for an 8 ohm speaker interface. With these you need an adapter that can work as a speaker phone. There are other companies that make such an animal but we don't like the near $200 price tag. We typically install a Grandstream BT201 instead. This provides a SIP phone that can be set to auto answer for a sub $50 price tag. It has a 2.5mm headset jack that can be plugged straight into a 8 ohm interface.
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I just hooked up the amp to the new phone system using the pap2 and i can head a dial tone over the loud speaker.  Is there a way to configure it to work with a pap2 and the freepbx or will i need to get like a grandstream phone and do it that way?
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jfaubiontx, i have a Bogne C20 amp: http://www.bogen.com/products/pdfs/mixerampspdfs/C10m.pdf

Can i just get a rca to headphone adapter and use that with the Grandstream BT201 phone to accomplish the overhead paging?
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Using the grandstream BT201 phone worked awesome!
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