Wiring VoIP for use
on all phones in your house...
- Obtain a 2-Line phone jack adapter from
DACOR or your favorite phone supplier. DACOR will give you the
adapter if you turn in your DSL filters in exchange.
- Make sure that the phone jack where your
DSL modem is plugged in has all 4 colored wires properly connected
to your house phone wiring, if not connect the colors as noted in
"DSL Jack inside". If the yellow and black wires are connected
to the screws that go to the center two connectors in the jack, stop
and call DACOR, your DSL service may already be wired properly and
you will not need the 2-Line adapter.
- At the Verizon terminal on the outside of
your house, removed the red and green wires from the connectors and
connect the black and yellow wires in their place.
- Plug the 2-Line adapter into the jack in
place of your DSL modem (remove any splitters and other phone
- Plug the Line port on your DSL modem into
L2 on the adapter using a standard (RJ-11) phone cord.
- Plug your VoIP Adapter's WAN port into the
Ethernet port of your DSL Modem using a Cat 5 Ethernet cable.
- Plug the Line Port on your VoIP adapter
into L1 on the 2-Line adapter.
- If you have a phone connected to this jack
it can be plugged into the L1+L2 port on the 2-Line adapter (DSL
filters are no longer required). You should now hear the VoIP
dial tone on all phones.
- The VoIP Adapter (ATA) should be the first
device connected to your DSL Modem if you experience voice quality
issues (like echo or delays).
- Do not do this conversion if you current
have two phone lines. The black and yellow wires may be in use
for the second line. In this case additional separate wiring and
phone jack to your DSL Modem is required and the adapter will not be
- Do not do this conversion on a FAX line
unless you have ordered the special FAX over VoIP service. FAX
machines and other dialup modem devices will not operate reliably on
standard VoIP service.
- Be sure to sign up for e911 service with
your VoIP carrier and put the e911 stickers on your phones.
- Be sure to add a Battery Backup unit for
both your DSL modem and VoIP adapter if your want to insure
uninterrupted phone service during a power outage.
- Contact your phone company if you want to
continue your white pages listing after your local number has been
moved to your new VoIP service.