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Webslinger wrote:
Jan 22nd, 2017 12:39 pm
3.1.1 (Build: 5491) firmware has been released for OBi200/202 ATAs.

Latest OBi200/202 firmware release notes are found at https://www.ukvoipforums.com/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=987.

Firmware download link is http://fw.obihai.com/OBi202-3-1-1-5491.fw.

If you aren't experiencing issues, don't update.
It's kind of hilarious that Obihai no longer announces new firmwares on their own, and release notes have to be found on a 3rd party forum. Their support really sucks.
get what is cheap, not what you need :lol:
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BB88 wrote:
Feb 1st, 2017 11:30 am
It's kind of hilarious that Obihai no longer announces new firmwares on their own, and release notes have to be found on a 3rd party forum. Their support really sucks.
Yeah, I'm less than thrilled with respect to what they do with firmware releases. I infer Obihai wants $10 USD annually for people to obtain firmware from Obitalk.com web accounts instead. But you can't find release notes there either.

And dialing ***6 won't always update you to the latest firmware either anymore, even if you've paid $10 USD for extended support.
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Webslinger wrote:
Jan 22nd, 2017 12:39 pm
3.1.1 (Build: 5491) firmware has been released for OBi200/202 ATAs.

Latest OBi200/202 firmware release notes are found at https://www.ukvoipforums.com/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=987.

Firmware download link is http://fw.obihai.com/OBi202-3-1-1-5491.fw.

If you aren't experiencing issues, don't update.

im keeping mine as it since i have my Google voice setup (thanks to your step by step postings). Dont want to screw a good thing up
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im keeping mine as it since i have my Google voice setup (thanks to your step by step postings). Dont want to screw a good thing up
Yeah, if everything is working fine, don't bother updating.
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Ive had my setup (obi 100, asus ac68 router) working for a while now. Lately ive been getting calls once and a while where they ring, i go to pick up and nothing. I check the call history and it shows the number that called, it doesnt state that the inbound call connected, yet my home phone rang. Any ideas?
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dan668 wrote:
Feb 4th, 2017 12:16 am
Ive had my setup (obi 100, asus ac68 router) working for a while now. Lately ive been getting calls once and a while where they ring, i go to pick up and nothing.
What kinds of numbers are appearing on your call display?

Visit freephoneline-ca-free-local-soft-phone- ... #p27341855

I check the call history and it shows the number that called, it doesnt state that the inbound call connected, yet my home phone rang. Any ideas?
Are actual, real phone numbers appearing in those logs? How about in FPL's call history? https://www.freephoneline.ca/doGetCallLogs

The call could be dropping before you actually (or as soon as you) pick up the phone. Some robodialers just call numbers to see if they ring to create telemarketing lists. If your phone rings, your phone number is valid and works, and then it's automatically added to the list.
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My PAP2T suddenly stopped working today.

There is no dial tone. No calls can dial out nor come in. I've tried rebooting the modem, and router, but it still doesn't work. On the configuration page, it shows the ATA is online and is registering with FPL. The Mapped SIP port isn't forwarded though, do I need to forward that? The IP address of the ATA is dynamic, should it be static? Help!
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AsianXL wrote:
Feb 10th, 2017 1:13 am
My PAP2T suddenly stopped working today.

There is no dial tone. No calls can dial out nor come in. I've tried rebooting the modem, and router, but it still doesn't work. On the configuration page, it shows the ATA is online and is registering with FPL. The Mapped SIP port isn't forwarded though, do I need to forward that?
If you've never port forwarded before, I don't see why you'd have to port forward now, unless your router has changed.

What brand and model router are you using? (you may need to disable SIP ALG in it)
The IP address of the ATA is dynamic, should it be static?
I use static LAN IPs simply because it makes accessing my devices a lot easier (for me). If you can only use QoS based on LAN IP (as opposed to MAC address), then, yes, setup a static LAN IP for your ATA. But I doubt doing that is going to address your problem.

1) What is the light status on the ATA? Are they all solid green? Is the power light flashing? If so, what is the flash pattern?

2) Is this a fake PAP2T you're using? http://voipfan.net/other/fakepap2.php

3) On the info tab, what does the hook state show for Line 1 and Line 2? How about when you pick up the phone?

4) Check the pins on phone jack and wires on the phone cable.

5) Do you hear anything if you dial ***? Related to #4 (maybe try a different cable; ensure the cables are seated properly).

6) Try all the steps at freephoneline-ca-free-local-soft-phone- ... #p26808549 (especially at the bottom of the post, steps 1 to 11)

You may want to try factory resetting the ATA and reconfiguring using these settings: http://forum.fongo.com/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=16294 (ensure you do what Mango wrote)

Lastly you may want to try asking at http://www.dslreports.com/forum/voip.

Maybe others here will have suggestions.
If you determine that your ATA is bricked, I would strongly consider an OBi200 or OBi202 instead.
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Someone with a FPL service was just asking me about conference calling. Seems like a lot of people still don't know about this:
https://www.freephoneline.ca/features/c ... e-calling/
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I've got FPL and Obi. Anyone know what specific settings to change to get my home answering machine to pick up the call (say, after 4 rings)?
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I've got FPL and Obi. Anyone know what specific settings to change to get my home answering machine to pick up the call (say, after 4 rings)?
A. Login at https://www.freephoneline.ca/voicemailSettings, and set rings before voicemail to 5.

B. Connect your answering machine to your Obihai ATA, and set your answering machine to pickup in 4 rings.

Unless you have a very advanced home voicemail system, FPL's voicemail is probably better since it can answer fax machines, convert incoming faxes to PDF file format, and automatically email them to you. Also you can access FPL's voicemail using remote access numbers.


To access your FPL voicemail, dial your FPL phone number from your OBi, using FPL.

OR

Log into https://www.freephoneline.ca/mailbox

OR

Dial a Freephoneline voicemail remote access phone number (useful from your smartphone) followed by your FPL account phone number (starting with 1) + #, followed by your voicemail password + #: http://www.freephoneline.ca/vmAccessNumbers

OR

Let's get voicemail access working by dialing *98. I think that's what most of us are used to.

If you used the OBitalk web portal to configure your ATA, you need to continue using www.obitalk.com for now. Enter the expert menu (advanced configuration; it's an "E" icon). Otherwise, dial ***1, and enter the IP you're told into your web browser.

For these changes, don't copy and paste entire sections. Just add the bolded stuff.

1. Navigate to Physical Interfaces-->PHONE Port(FPL)-->PHONE Port->DigitMap

Yours probably looks something like this:

([1-9]x?*(Mpli)|[1-9]S9|[1-9][0-9]S9|911|**0|***|#|##|**70(Mli)|**8(Mbt)|**81(Mbt)|**82(Mbt2)|**1(Msp1)|**2(Msp2)|**3(Msp3)|**4(Msp4)|**9(Mpp)|(Mpli))

You need to stick |*98| in there somewhere.

So, change that to

([1-9]x?*(Mpli)|[1-9]S9|[1-9][0-9]S9|911|*98|**0|***|#|##|**70(Mli)|**8(Mbt)|**81(Mbt)|**82(Mbt2)|**1(Msp1)|**2(Msp2)|**3(Msp3)|**4(Msp4)|**9(Mpp)|(Mpli))

(submit/save/reboot ATA)

2. Navigate to Service Providers-->ITSP Profile (freephoneline)-->General-->DigitMap

It probably looks something like (1xxxxxxxxxx|<1>[2-9]xxxxxxxxx|011xx.|xx.|(Mipd)|[^*#]@@.)

Add |*98| in there.

So, change that to

(1xxxxxxxxxx|<1>[2-9]xxxxxxxxx|*98|011xx.|xx.|(Mipd)|[^*#]@@.)

(submit/save/reboot ATA)


Now FPL voicemail should be set to work with *98 when you dial. But there's a problem. In the OBi ATA, *98 is set to Blind Transfer. Let's change that to *99.

3. Navigate to Star Codes-->Star Code Profile (Freephoneline)-->Code28

To Figure out what Star Code Profile you should be using look at Physical Interfaces-->Phone Port (FPL)-->Calling Features-->StarCodeProfile
It's probably set to A. So for step 3, it's probably Star Code Profile A that you need to change.

It will show: *98, Blind Transfer, coll($Bxrn)

Change that to
*99, Blind Transfer, coll($Bxrn)

(submit/save/reboot ATA)




Here's an OBihai Star Code quick reference guide: http://www.obihai.com/docs/OBiFeatureStarCodes.pdf


Blind Transfer is neat by the way: http://www.obitalk.com/forum/index.php?topic=3039.0
Obviously, if you change Blind Transfer to *99, you need to use *99.
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New OBi200/202 ATA series firmware released

Firmware 3.1.1 (Build: 5562)

Release notes are located at https://www.ukvoipforums.com/viewtopic. ... =987#p4313

http://fw.obihai.com/OBi202-3-1-1-5562.fw (works with OBi200)
Please do not PM me for assistance unless it's to reply to a PM I sent. I try to help when I can on the forums. Thank you. OBi200/202 Freephoneline setup guide can be found here (v. 1.33). Related OBi200 discussion can be found here. For OBi202, click here.
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Need some help!!!! reset my OBI200.... and now, I am unable to find the Digital Map for an Obi200 for Montreal area ?
Can someone PM or paste the ITSP A DigitMap i would use to access all free calling areas and the 911/311/811 (info santé)? I am able to find the maps for Linksys but am not completely sure if they fit with OBI.

Thanks.
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barginfreak wrote:
Feb 25th, 2017 4:08 pm
Need some help!!!! reset my OBI200.... and now, I am unable to find the Digital Map for an Obi200 for Montreal area ?
Can someone PM or paste the ITSP A DigitMap i would use to access all free calling areas and the 911/311/811 (info santé)? I am able to find the maps for Linksys but am not completely sure if they fit with OBI.

Thanks.
911 should work automatically without you needing to do anything.


(1xxxxxxxxxx|011XX.S3|[2-9]xxxxxxxxx|<211:4163974636>|<311:4163922489>|<511:4162354686>|<611:4164772010>|<811:8667970000>|*98|911)

The digitmap is appropriate for Toronto. For 211, 311, 511, 611, 811 you will need to look up the corresponding phone numbers for your area and replace the phone number after the colon.
I don't know what those numbers are for Montreal. You'll need to look them up.

<1> means add or prepend 1 to the beginning of the phone number
<:1> also means add 1
<1:> means remove 1 from the beginning (and replace with what follows after the colon)
[2-9] means match any single digit from 2 to 9
XX. means match any phone number you dial (also XX. is an indefinite variable, and without XX.S3, for example, your ATA will wait 10 seconds for you to finish entering in a phone number before dialing out). S3 reduces the wait (represents 3 seconds).
011XX. means any number starting with 011 (for international dialing), and again XX is an indefinite variable. Without the .S3, your ATA will wait 10 seconds.
011xxxxxxxxxxxx. is wrong if the international phone number is less than 11 digits.

Mipd is for IP dialing.
[^*#]@@. is for SIP URI.
Neither is needed with Freephoneline. They should be removed.

[6-7]x*xxxxxxxxxxx. listed in another guide should never be used since it can't logically apply to anything.

XX. is usually not needed (and actually, inadvisable, since it can apply to anything and, due to it being an indefinite variable creates a 10 second timeout in the ATA while it waits for the user to finish entering a phone number).

*98 is for voicemail, which works with Freephoneline, by default.
For more information on Obihai Digitmaps, visit http://www.obihai.com/docs/OBi-DigitMap ... l-v1-1.pdf


The FPL OBi200 guide can be found here: http://forum.fongo.com/viewtopic.php?f= ... 310#p74310
I recommend following it, step by step.
Please do not PM me for assistance unless it's to reply to a PM I sent. I try to help when I can on the forums. Thank you. OBi200/202 Freephoneline setup guide can be found here (v. 1.33). Related OBi200 discussion can be found here. For OBi202, click here.
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I rewrote a safer version of my OBi200/202 guide: http://forum.fongo.com/viewtopic.php?f= ... 404#p74404

There's a potential issue with the older version of the guide involving server failover.
Please do not PM me for assistance unless it's to reply to a PM I sent. I try to help when I can on the forums. Thank you. OBi200/202 Freephoneline setup guide can be found here (v. 1.33). Related OBi200 discussion can be found here. For OBi202, click here.
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