You can use an Analog Telephone Adapter (ATA) and a RingCentral DigitalLine to send and receive faxes by connecting your fax machine to the VoIP service.
How Does An Analog Telephone Adapter Work?
The analog telephone adapter (ATA) converts any standard analog phone into a device that can be used to make Voice Over IP (VoIP) calls. In order to make outbound calls, the ATA converts analog signals to digital ones, which are understood by local computer networks and the internet.
What Is A Network Ata?
Traditional analog telephone adapters (ATA) connect traditional analog telephones, fax machines, and similar devices to digital telephone systems or to a voice over IP network.
How Do I Connect My Ata?
The first step is to connect the network cable to your network and to the port on the network access point. The second step is to connect the phone cable to the PHONE 1 port on the ATA and to your analog device (such as a phone or fax machine). Direct connection to the ATA is recommended if you are connecting a fax machine.
How Do I Set Up An Ata Fax?
The power adapter must be connected to the “DC 5V Adapter” slot, which is located on the right side.
The Ethernet cable from your router needs to be connected to the “Internet” slot.
The Fax Machine RJ 11 cable should be connected to “Phone 1”.
What Is Sip Ata?
Analog telephone adaptors are known as ATAs. In other words, it bridges standard telephone lines and PBXs to a network, so calls can be made over the internet instead of over copper wires directly.
Do Analog Phones Still Work?
The analog telephone uses copper wire, connects to plain old telephone service (POTS) lines, and has a high quality voice. analog phones are inexpensive to buy and easy to use, even in the VoIP world. There are still many uses for them.
Will Analog Phone Work On Digital Line?
In traditional analog phones, the RJ11 or RJ12 connectors are used instead of the IP ports, so they cannot be plugged directly into your IP network. This can be addressed by purchasing an ATA – Analog Telephony Adaptor.