[thelist] Computerized Automatic Phone Answering

Fred Jones fredthejonester at gmail.com
Tue Jun 16 12:02:52 CDT 2009

> > > IIRC FXO is what you need to connect to
> > > the phone company and FXS if you're connecting to analog phones.

> FXO stands for Foreign eXchange Office. FXO ports connect the Plain Old
> Telephone Service (POTS) or the telephone company’s line to the PBX
> system.

> FXO if all you're doing is connecting to the phone company.

OK, we're all set. :)

> Yes, considering the load any pc should work.  My asterisk box at home
> is a PIII with about a Gig of memory.  Been using it for a couple of
> years without issue.

Great. My local store (only one I trust) won't even sell really
low-end hardware. :)

> I agree.  I'd recommend against going the VM route.

Great. OK, today I order the card, tomorrow I order the PC and then
we're off to the races. ;)

Thank you very much.

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