What's New: Wireless: March 7, 2007.

ZyXEL Communications P-2302HWUDL-P1

The 802.11g wireless VoIP station gateway is designed for home and small office users. It features multiple Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) numbers and voice channels, bi-directional call forwarding between PSTN to VoIP, as well as a built-in DECT station gateway that enables voice conversation over the Internet or conventional phone lines. It comes with two built-in standard phone jacks and a DECT station, allowing users to enjoy VoIP conversations via wired phone or up to six cordless DECT handsets such as ZyXEL V250 or other DECT compliant devices. It helps users save on phone bills by offering routing calls through PSTN or VoIP network flexibly. Users can make long-distance calls with P-2302HWUDL-P1 through VoIP, and switch to traditional PSTN for local access. It is equipped with two high-speed USB 2.0 interfaces for hard drives or memory disks to share files over the LAN, or connect USB printers to take advantage of its print server feature. It provides both wired and wireless security and protection based on Stateful Packet Inspection.
Distributed by Lan1.
RRP: $369

Plantronics Voyager 510-USB Bluetooth headset

Plantronics claims its latest offering is the first Bluetooth headset system optimised for VoIP that provides instant wireless connectivity to PC-based softphones. It brings Bluetooth connectivity to enterprise class softphones. The system integrates with enterprise softphone software from Avaya, Cisco, Nortel and Skype and others to offer call notification and remote call answering via the headset. It includes a plug-and-play Bluetooth USB adapter that eliminates cumbersome software setup processes and enables mobile professionals to place hands-free calls through any VoIP service with one step. The Voyager 510-USB also features multipoint technology to allow users to switch between multiple Bluetooth-enabled devices, including softphones and mobile phones, with the touch of a button.
Distributed by Anixter Australia, Auroz Pure Distribution, Anyware Computer Accessories and Roadhound Electronics.
RRP: $329

Nortel IP handset 1140E

This multi-line Nortel IP Phone 1140E supports presentation of data and Web-centric applications on its high resolution graphical display, while an integrated USB port streamlines applications navigation with standard USB mice and keyboards supported. The multi-line IP phone supports up to 12 line/programmable feature keys, 14 fixed keys, and four soft-label keys. Key features include: four-way navigation cluster with new Enter/Send key; integrated USB port powers standard USB mice and keyboards; and integrated 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet switch with LAN and PC ports (enabling a single cable drop to support both the phone and a collocated PC). It offers Gigabit Ethernet to accommodate multimedia-intensive, PC-based applications. It supports 802.3af standard-based PoE and local AC power via power adapter, and customised data and Web-based applications via external application servers. Secured Tools Menu offers local access to configuration, diagnostic and user preference options.
Distributed by LAN Systems.
RRP: from $550

D-Link DPH-540

The G Flip-Style Wi-Fi mobile phone gives users the freedom of wireless connectivity and the benefits of VoIP service. Utilising the DPH-540 and an Internet (VoIP) phone service plan can reduce telephone charges compared to standard telephone services. When used with a VoIP phone service plan, it works like a cellular phone - and no PC is required. It connects to the wireless network using 802.11b/g, providing greater freedom to roam while making phone calls. It includes a large LCM to display call information such as the numbers dialled, address book entries and caller ID numbers. It also supports several calling features, including last number redial, mute, hold and text messaging. With echo cancellation, packet delay compensation and lost packet recovery, a VoIP call over a wireless network will sound similar to regular phone service.
Distributed by BJE Enterprises, Bluechip Infotech, Edsys Computers, Ingram Micro, Lan1, Pacifi c Datacom, Page Data Products and Synnex.
RRP: from $500

3Com 3108 Wireless Phone

The wireless phone is a SIP-based IP phone that provides enterprise users with greater mobility by delivering full-featured VoIP communications on a wireless LAN (802.11b/g) infrastructure. It enables users to roam a building or campus environment and stay connected with customers, partners and co-workers while using VoIP, wireless email and data applications. With the phone, users are connected to an enterprise phone system so they can receive calls destined for their desks while they are anywhere in a building or campus environment. Designed for people that have mobility requirements on the job in markets including education, government, healthcare and retail, end-users can also use the phone to transfer calls to other departments, gain access to a live receptionist and listen to office voice mail. These capabilities are delivered with no expensive per minute usage fees, enabling the 3Com 3108 Wireless Phone to be more cost effective than cellular phones.
Distributed by LAN Systems and Ingram Micro.
RRP: $535

Mitel Wireless LAN Stand

The design of the Wireless LAN Stand allows the wired Mitel IP phone to be converted to a wireless device so it can connect to the wireless network anywhere. It allows an IP phone to operate as both a wireless client or an access point that supports voice, data and video over a wireless network. Alternatively, the Wireless LAN stand connected to an IP phone can allow that phone to act as an access point for up to six other wireless Mitel IP Phones. Users can connect a PC to the second port to have wireless data access. It supports both 802.11b and 802.11g wireless standards. In Access Point Mode, the Wireless LAN Stand also supports Wireless Multimedia (WMM) for wireless voice prioritisation (QoS), and WPA/WPA2 for security on a wireless network. It provides wireless data access for the PC via the 10/100 LAN port in the IP phone, and eliminates Ethernet cabling for wireless IP phone clients.
Distributed by Uptime Distribution and Telstra Business Systems.
RRP: $280