Skype Extension Cable

  Ex plorer 13:14 29 Jun 08

Hi before purchasing a skype phone I will need to extend the the USB connection by 5 Meters from the PC as I want one phone down stairs if possible, I realise that a USB extension cable wont work as other people have tried it.
I have searched Google to solve the problem but cannot find a solution has any one over come this problem.

  MAT ALAN 13:34 29 Jun 08

Make sure that in the audio setup, you have selected the USB device and not the usual onboard audio/record devices. You have to activate the USB VoIP phone.

  Ex plorer 15:13 29 Jun 08

After more re-search on extending a skype USB phone line it apears that there is a loss in quality to the phone and a USB has its limits.

  wiz-king 16:19 29 Jun 08

Maplin have a 5 m extention lead with a built in amplifier click here this might do what you want.

  Ex plorer 15:47 12 Aug 08

Thanks wiz-king much aprecited, sorry for the long delay in getting back.

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