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Can I connect my SPCS phone, a LG VI5225, to my credit card machine?
If so what do I need? I can then I can get rid of my QWest LL

Or can you recommend a phone that will be able to be able to be connected?

Thanks

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"Graham Sorenson" <Graham@Luna-AromaticsREMOVETHIS.com> wrote in message
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> Can I connect my SPCS phone, a LG VI5225, to my credit card machine?
> If so what do I need? I can then I can get rid of my QWest LL
>
> Or can you recommend a phone that will be able to be able to be connected?
>
> Thanks
>
> --
> Graham Sorenson

Graham,

AFAIK, this hasn't been asked before. I don't know your phone model, but I'm
guessing it can't be hooked up, as your credit card machine is programmed a
data number, and not a web address.

Bob
 
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Bob Smith wrote:
> "Graham Sorenson" <Graham@Luna-AromaticsREMOVETHIS.com> wrote in message
> news:zKGdnWjUvs9_C1XcRVn-sQ@comcast.com...
>
>>Can I connect my SPCS phone, a LG VI5225, to my credit card machine?
>>If so what do I need? I can then I can get rid of my QWest LL
>>
>>Or can you recommend a phone that will be able to be able to be connected?
>>
>>Thanks
>>
>>--
>>Graham Sorenson
>
>
> Graham,
>
> AFAIK, this hasn't been asked before. I don't know your phone model, but I'm
> guessing it can't be hooked up, as your credit card machine is programmed a
> data number, and not a web address.
>
> Bob
>

Bob - I'd say that Graham's phone is a LG VI5225.

Anyway, Graham, if the credit card machine only has an RJ-11 connection
for an analog landline and dials to a modem at the credit card service,
then I know of no current gadget that provides dialtone for it from a
cellphone AND can handle the analog modem it requires. There are
gadgets that let you hook up multiple home phones to your cell phone
(e.g. Cellsocket) but I doubt they'd pass the modem tones well enough,
as Steven DenBeste used to tell us.

If the credit card machine has a DB9 serial connection, then maybe you
could hook it up to an old SPCS Wireless Web phone, such as a Samsung
A460 or 8500 or 3500 and dial out.

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check out www.cellsocket.com and those devices are used to hook up your cell
phone up to standard phone just like a land line in your home.... and then
it should work on your credit card machine..

"Frank Harris" <frankbhX@XcompuserveX.com> wrote in message
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> Bob Smith wrote:
>> "Graham Sorenson" <Graham@Luna-AromaticsREMOVETHIS.com> wrote in message
>> news:zKGdnWjUvs9_C1XcRVn-sQ@comcast.com...
>>
>>>Can I connect my SPCS phone, a LG VI5225, to my credit card machine?
>>>If so what do I need? I can then I can get rid of my QWest LL
>>>
>>>Or can you recommend a phone that will be able to be able to be
>>>connected?
>>>
>>>Thanks
>>>
>>>--
>>>Graham Sorenson
>>
>>
>> Graham,
>>
>> AFAIK, this hasn't been asked before. I don't know your phone model, but
>> I'm
>> guessing it can't be hooked up, as your credit card machine is programmed
>> a
>> data number, and not a web address.
>>
>> Bob
>>
>
> Bob - I'd say that Graham's phone is a LG VI5225.
>
> Anyway, Graham, if the credit card machine only has an RJ-11 connection
> for an analog landline and dials to a modem at the credit card service,
> then I know of no current gadget that provides dialtone for it from a
> cellphone AND can handle the analog modem it requires. There are gadgets
> that let you hook up multiple home phones to your cell phone (e.g.
> Cellsocket) but I doubt they'd pass the modem tones well enough, as Steven
> DenBeste used to tell us.
>
> If the credit card machine has a DB9 serial connection, then maybe you
> could hook it up to an old SPCS Wireless Web phone, such as a Samsung A460
> or 8500 or 3500 and dial out.
>
> --
> Frank Harris in San Francisco with an A680
 
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Well, here's a link to Steven DenBeste's info on why the cellsocket
probably doesn't work with data:
http://denbeste.nu/cdmafaq/modem.shtml

And here's a link from Cellsocket on why it definitely doesn't work with
data:
http://www.cellsocket.com/docs/Wont_work_with_Data.pdf

And here's another company that sells a similar adapter
http://www.telular.com/telguard/index.asp
This is used for an alarm system when a landline is cut or not
available. Probably not what you're looking for.

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