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FAQs about Polycom V500

The Polycom V500 is a small set top system for personal and small conference room use.

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Question #1 What is the Polycom V500?

Answer: The Polycom V500 is a small office videoconferencing solution. The Polycom V500 is a basic endpoint only system.

Question #2 What requirements need to be met to use the Polycom V500?  
Answer: The Polycom V500 all require a basic TV/Display, Broadband internet IP connection, or ISDN BRI lines.

Question #3 What is the maximum dial speeds for the Polycom V500?  
Answer: 768 Kbps. The Polycom V500 can make IP calls up to 768Kbps and on the Polycom V500s model can call 128 Kbps ISDN.

Question #4 Where does the Polycom V500 fall in the product line-up?  
Answer: The Polycom V500 is the base entry model in the VSX line-up.

Question #5 What limitations does the Polycom V500 have compared to higher level models?
Answer: The Polycom V500 does have a PTZ camera. The camera has to be manual moved and focused by the Polycom V500 User.

Question #6 What is another limitation the Polycom V500 have compared to the higher-end models?
Answer: The Polycom V500 does not have a built-in or external speaker or subwoofer system. All audio from the Polycom V500 relies on the monitor it is connected to.

Question #7 What  environment is best suited for the Polycom V500?
Answer: The Polycom V500 is best suited for home or small office solutions.

Question #8 Does the Polycom V500 support People+Plus content?
Answer: Yes. .

Question #9 Does the Polycom V500 support adjustable bandwidth for Content?
Answer: Yes. The Polycom V500 gives you the option to include 90% Content/ 10% People; 50% Content/ 50% People; or 10% Content/ 90% People.

Question #10 Where can I find out more about the Polycom V500?