I travel with my IP 7000 phones and use them in environments sucha as hotels and meeting spaces where I do not have wired ethernet or control over the network.
I have 3 IP 7000 phones, two sets of extension mics, polycoms cable that connect the phone to a computer or phone, and PoE connectors.
I am able to connect 1 phone + ext. mics to a phone or laptop. If C-link is on then it takes ~30 minutes for the phone to recognize the computer. With C-link off then it connects immediatly.
I am using these phones in a u-shape with up to 30 people and a presentor. One phone an 2 mics are not enough to pick up the whole room clearly. In the guide for the IP 7000 phone it has guidance on linking up 3 phones + 2 ext. mics at the end of the chain.
I followed the setup instructions in the guide but neither of the other phones turned on or worked as a mic or speaker. The ext. mics at the end of the chain did not turn on either.
I added PoE to the other phones. They and the ext. mics turned on but the microphones and speakers were not working in tandem with the central phone.
I tried turning C-link back on but still had no luck with and without power to all phones.
What can I do to make this chain work using a laptop or cell phone connection?
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You are referring to a Poly documentation but do not provide any links to it.
If 2 SSIP7000 are used with the Multi Interface module you can only daisy chain >2< SSIP together. I am not aware of a way to have 3 or more units.
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