> Your statement "I think the attractiveness of a
> pre-boxed unit like a 5200 is the size and only one power plug, instead
> 17." leaves out the fact that most any of the modern digital modem boxes
> has the ability to have a T1 or PRI card. In either case, the D/A
> conversion takes place on your box and not the telco's box. Personally, I
> would rather deal with a single T1 or PRI than 24 POTS lines any day.
> todays technology, you can easily get more than 24 channels from a single
> T1 or PRI service. Plus you get the advantage of doing analog and digital
> connections on the same box.
How do you get more than 24 channels from a T1 or PRI?
It was my understanding that you could only have 24 incoming phone lines on