ISDN useless relic? Token Ring unkillable

From: Dave Brown <>
Date: Mon Sep 20 16:36:00 2004

The P8 card is basic, not primary rate.

There are many vendors for channelised E1 PCI cards around now- try a
search on something like 'dual port E1 PCI" and you should get quite a

 DaveB, NZ

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Sokolov" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 2004 5:34 AM
Subject: Re: ISDN useless relic? Token Ring unkillable

> Mike Ford <> wrote:
>> Sitting on my desk I have a totally neat Harmonix Hi-Card P8, a PCI
>> card
>> that I think can talk to 4 primary ISDN lines [...]
> Did you say ISDN *Primary* Rate Interface (PRI), the big expensive
> one
> that carries 23 (in North America) or 30 (in Europe) B channels, NOT
> the 2B+D Basic Rate Interface (BRI)? So it's basically a
> channelised
> T1/E1 card, right? Do you know if it can do E1 or just T1? If it
> can do E1, my friend Stacy Minkin in Uzbekistan was looking for a
> channelised E1 card and probably still is. It isn't ISDN, though,
> just a channelised E1. He wants to connect an E1 line from their
> old
> municipal telephone switch (classic traditional telephony, pre-ISDN,
> pre-other modern innovations) to an Asterisk Linux-based VoIP
> gateway.
> MS
Received on Mon Sep 20 2004 - 16:36:00 BST

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.0 : Fri Oct 10 2014 - 23:37:30 BST