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SPA514 Intermittant Network Disconnect..

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I recently purchased a SPA514 and configured it for use with Astersik. I usually use SPA504 units, and have extensive experiance with them.

With this SPA514 I updated it to the latest firmware, and provisioned the phone. Initially it seemed to work great. I tested with it for about 5 minutes... (oops should have spent more time).. After deploying the unit, it was brought to my attention that while on a call, the call will go silent for a period of time, and then come back. (from the end user) I did some more testing and found that about every 3-5 minutes the Mute button will flash rapidly (Network disconnect). This rapid flashing perfectly coincides with the lack of audio on the call..

I figured I had a bad cable, bad port on switch, something to that extent. So I swapped out everything, plugged the phone into a different port, switch, etc. I was disappointed to see that it is still happening... So I took the phone to a different site for testing. Even at a different site, it was still happening. (mute flash rapidly, meaning no network). I finally gave up, contacted my vendor, and ordered a replacement. I figured the unit was defective.

So I got the replacement, and well long story short, same thing.... So I now have TWO SPA514s that are on the latest firmware, and are intermitantly losing network connectivity. If they are used to make a call, the call doesn't drop when this happens, but you hear no audio durring the network 'drop'.. the call resumes as normal, when the flashing stops (network regains connection).

The two sites I used for testing have very different network setups, and many SPA504s working great at each site.

I realize its very unlikely that these TWO units are BOTH defective.. Is there anyone else that has experianced this? Any thoughts? I've tried all three available firmware versions, all with the same result (the latest firmware actually works best, with less network drops, but it does still happen every 15-20 minutes..)

Thank you in advance for any ideas on this issue.

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Hi Tonyc,