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This review is from: Obihai OBi200 VoIP Telephone Adapter with Google Voice & SIP
Pros: Reliable VoIP client
Reasonably priced, especially on sale
Cons: Wish Obihai still sold a 2XX VoIP adapter with a POTS line input.
USB adapters are nice but the ObiLINE seems dicey.
Other Thoughts: I'm a big fan of the previous generation Obihai VoIP 1XX clients, and use two of them for my regular phone service. I purchased this 200 on sale for evaluation as a possible replacement for my Obi110. The 200 works well with Google Voice and Callcentric. However, Obihai discourages provisioning through the local web server, strongly suggesting that you use their cloud provisioning method instead. I need some customization to ensure proper E-911 function and did not spend enough time to figure out if it's even possible using the cloud application.
To actually replace the Obi110 I'd need to purchase an ObiLINE USB adapter, another US$40 item that gets rather poor reviews for introducing echo and delay. But if you don't need to deal with actual POTS, the Obi200 is an excellent choice.
Pros: Good functionality, especially at this price point.
Cons: None so far, but I haven't put mine through a lot of stress.
Other Thoughts: Needed a BD burner to replace a USB 2.0 powered unit that apparently croaked due to power issues. Wanted something a lot more robust, so assembled this LG drive in a USB 3.0 5.25" enclosure. MUCH faster BD ripping than my old drive! Have not yet burnt a BD-RE but my Win7 system recognizes the blanks in this drive.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Decent price against competitors, especially on sale.
Excellent IPS picture.
Integrated speakers aren't bad at all.
Includes 3.5mm stereo audio output.
Includes VESA mount points.
Cons: Buttons are a little small and sensitive.
Control interface isn't all that intuitive.
Other Thoughts: Got this to watch video on our back porch. Did not want a large HDTV theft magnet, just a decent screen I could easily pick up and connect with minimal hassle. HDMI means a single cord is all I need to attach to a laptop or streaming video appliance. Integrated speakers and audio output give me plenty of audio options. The speakers are better than most average laptop speakers, although nothing to get excited about. I'm impressed with the IPS screen, nice wide viewing angle and decent color. A perfect match for a Raspberry Pi!
Tends to be a little lower priced than most competitors in this range but is fully featured with great video quality. Let's hope it lasts a long time.