Linksys LVS9000

Linksys LVS9000
Linksys SPA9000
Linksys LVS9000 System Diagram

A complete VOIP PBX
  • IP PBX system with high-end features
  • Connect up to sixteen (16) SIP compatible VOIP Phones
  • Self-configuration capabilities enabled with Linksys IP Phones
  • Works with most Internet Telephone Service Providers

The LVS9000 marries the rich feature set of legacy PBX telephone systems with the convenience and cost advantages of Internet telephony. It has common key system features such as an auto attendant, shared line appearances, three way call conferencing, music on hold, "follow me" calling, and many more. The SPA9000 opens up access to the benefits of Voice Over IP, including low cost long distance service, phone number portability, and one network for both voice and data.

The LVS9000 is so easy to configure that a fully working system can be setup up in minutes. New phones are automatically detected and registered when they are connected to the SPA9000. The SPA9000 has an integrated web server that allow features to be configured using a web browser. The web server has multiple levels of password protected access to user and service level features. Service level settings may be locked by the Internet Telephone Service Provider to ensure they are not accidentally corrupted. The Service Provider can remotely update the software and settings through a secure encrypted connection.

With it's integrated router, the LVS9000 can be either connected directly to the internet connection, or connected indirectly through another router. The LVS9000 has separate WAN and local network Ethernet ports. The WAN connection can be connect through DHCP, a fixed IP address, or through DHCP. The LAN port can assign IP addresses to IP telephones and computers using NAT and DHCP. While the LVS9000 will work with any SIP compatible IP telephone, it is the ideal host for Linksys business telephones, such as the SPA941, SPA942, and SPA962. With little additional configuration, the SPA9000 supports the advanced features of these phones, such as shared line appearances, hunt groups, call transfer, call parking lot, and group paging. With its two FXS ports, the LVS9000 can support traditional analog devices such as telephones, answering machines, FAX machines, and media adapters.

Components of the LVS9000 System

Linksys IP PBX: SPA9000 IP Telephony System

The Linksys IP PBX: SPA9000 IP Telephony System is the center of the system, delivering advanced, multi-line features normally found only in enterprise telephone networks.

Software Functionality

  • Configuration Server
  • SIP Proxy and Registrar
  • Up to 16 users

Hardware Interface Functionality

  • Two phone ports: Analog Telephone and Fax Machine
  • Two Ethernet ports: LAN Connectivity

IP PBX Features

  • Automated Attendant
o Reduce Call Load On Receptionist (No Receptionist)
o Professional Welcome for All Callers
o Single Number Access to All Employees
o Guaranteed Call Completion
o Fast, Easy Set-Up and Maintenance
  • Automatic Call Distribution / Routing
  • Bridged / Shared Line Call Appearance
  • Call Transfer
  • Call Forwarding
  • Local and Corporate Directory
  • Call Pickup
  • Group Paging
  • Intercom
  • Call Hunt Groups
  • Direct Inward Dialing (DID) and Voice Mail Integration with ITSP
  • Music on Hold
  • Do Not Disturb
  • Three Party Conference Calling


Linksys Voice Gateway: SPA3000 Intelligent Call Routing (Soon to be replaced with the SPA3102)

If Internet service is lost to the SPA9000 or Internet service is down, calls can be redirected to a public telephone network using the SPA3000 Analog Gateway so service continues without interruption. The SPA3000 can be remotely provisioned and supports dynamic, in-service software upgrades.

One Phone Port Provides...

  • Back up in case of Internet access problems
  • Transparent Migration from legacy PSTN service
  • Optional routing of local, toll-free calls to PSTN

Additional Phone Port Provides...

  • Add fax machine
  • Add analog phone


Linksys IP Phones

Stylish and functional in design, the Linksys IP Phones are ideal for a residence or business using a hosted IP telephony service, an IP PBX, or a large scale IP Centrex deployment. These telephones work with all SIP-based IP Telephony solutions, but when used with the SPA9000, the phones install in minutes, automatically configuring themselves with business features set by the Service Provider.

Linksys IP Phone Models Compared
Model Voice Lines Ethernet Ports High Resolution Graphical Display Power over Ethernet Support
SPA901 1 1 N N
SPA921 1 1 Y N
SPA922 1 2 with PoE Y Y
SPA941 2-4 1 Y N
SPA942 2-4 2 with PoE Y Y


SPA400 Internet Telephony Gateway with 4 FXO Ports

Advanced Multi-Port PSTN Gateway Solution for the Linksys Voice System

  • Functions as an Analog Line Gateway for a Linksys Voice System VoIP Network
  • Integrated Voicemail Application Server with up to 32 Voicemail Accounts
  • Perfectly Suited to Connect up to 4 Analog Lines
  • Enables Linksys Voice System Users to Leave and Playback Voicemail Messages
  • Designed only to be deployed with the Linksys SPA9000

The SPA400 features the ability to connect up to four (4) standard analog telephones lines to a Linksys Voice System (LVS) VoIP network and includes the additional benefit of an integrated voicemail application. The SPA400 utilizes multiple analog phone lines and automatically routes calls to and from your existing PSTN telephone service. Designed to be implemented with the LVS IP Telephony System, the SPA400 enables cost-conscience business users to leverage the high value features generally found only on more expensive PBX equipment.

The SPA400 also includes an integrated voicemail application supporting up to 32 voicemail accounts or boxes with customized greetings, providing LVS users the ability to receive and playback voicemail messages from their Linksys IP Phones.

The SPA400 supports four (4) RJ-11 FXO ports to connect to the PSTN and also includes one 10/100 BaseT RJ-45 Ethernet interface that is used to connect to the local IP network. Compact in design, the SPA400 is perfectly suited for a small business in providing reliable operation for both VoIP and PSTN voice communication service.

Installed by the service provider, reseller, or end user, the SPA400 enables transparent PSTN gateway functionality for a VoIP telephony network and is a key element in building a solid business communications system.

Where to buy

  • Call Ctrl Call Manager for SPA9000 Utilize all SPA IP Phone features from your desktop. Perform Click-to-Dial from Windows in applications suck as Internet Explorer and Outlook.

See Also

Created by: e42006, Last modification: Fri 20 of Nov, 2009 (06:18 UTC) by callctrl
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