[rescue] Looking for a few used cisco 7940 phones

Phil Brutsche phil at tux.obix.com
Sun Nov 25 17:34:07 CST 2007

Robert Darlington wrote:
> My 7960 most definitely does NOT work with my Dell 6224P PoE switches
> at work.  I had to wire a special cable for it.  All of the phones I
> have at work are Linksys, with the exception of my 7960 I brought in
> for testing.  That being said, I have no idea what standard these
> Linksys phones use, nor what my switch supports.  They were bought
> together from a VoIP provider.

Hrm, most of my phones are 7960Gs rather than plain 7960s, but I doubt
that's would make a difference.

Could be a midspan vs endspan thing.

If it's modern and supports PoE, it uses 802.3af. Only Cisco would have
the gall to create something non-standard.


Phil Brutsche
phil at tux.obix.com

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