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My organization holds board meetings periodically.  Some cannot make it to our site, so they participate by conference call.  For the ones that do make it on-site (which is the majority), we have a speaker phone set up in the middle of the room.  We setup a bunch of tables, in a space that is 80ft by 30ft, and we are talking about 30 people.  

The problem comes from the people who are listening in remotely.  They couldn't hear the people on-site at times.  When they could hear, the quality was good at times, poor at others.  

Does anyone have any suggestions on what sort of equipment/setup would enhance the audio experience for people calling in?
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I am sure there are other providers, but we use Polycom conference phones.  Some of their phones can have remote microphone.  We use the Soundstaion2 and I think ours have 15-20 foot cables.

http://www.polycom.com/products/voice/conferencing_solutions/conference_phones/index.html
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For a room that large we often have a custom install, with remote mics installed.  If the room is large enough, we often use speakers in the ceiling instead of a centralized unit like a Polycom.  A good audio expert (check with local A/V firms) can help set it up.  We did a couple that incorporated the other A/V components in the room into a single control unit (made by Extron).

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Thanks for the suggestions.
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