Refurbished Phone Exchange Blog — wireless

The Differences Between Wireless Access Points and Wireless Routers

Posted by Jeff Csisar on

Wireless Access Points (WAPs) are enterprise level gear often found in a business networking environment. Contrast this with the ubiquitous Wireless Router, found in everyone’s home. We often receive questions by customers wanting to know the difference between the two, and can they use a router as a WAP or vice versa? Wireless Access Points (WAP) Wireless Access Points are considered “dumb.” The WAP often will require a wireless access controller in order to effective use the data it receives and sends. Most often a layer 3 switch or router will handle this for you. For instance, the NetVanta 7100...

Read more →

Pairing the Plantronics CS-50 to a Headset

Posted by Jeff Csisar on

Many customers have trouble pairing their CS-50 headset to the base of the unit. Our refurbished Plantronics CS50 headsets all come configured when we ship them, but if there is a problem with the unit not making sound, these few simple steps can help you get up and running. To pair the headset and base together, first start with the base. On the back of the base, you’ll find two arrow shaped buttons, one pointing up and the other down. Press these buttons for five seconds until the red power light of the base begins to flash. Once the red...

Read more →

Plantronics CS50 setup guide

Posted by Rick Torres on

We've had a few customers ask for help when setting up their Plantronics CS50 wireless headsets.  In response, we created this short video as a how-to/setup guide which should answer some of the basic questions.  

Read more →



Sold Out