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FAQs about Polycom VSX 5000

323.tv answers many Frequently Asked Questions about the Polycom VSX 5000 series.

The Polycom VSX 5000 is a VSX set top system for personal and small conference room use. The Polycom VSX 5000 replaced the VSX 6000.

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Question #1 What is the Polycom VSX5000?
Answer: The Polycom VSX5000 is a Entry-Essential level system. The Polycom VSX5000 is a basic endpoint only system.

Question #2 What requirements need to be met to use the Polycom VSX5000?  
Answer: The Polycom VSX5000 requires a basic TV/Display or VGA Monitor, Broadband internet IP connection, or ISDN BRI lines.

Question #3 What is the maximum dial speeds for the Polycom VSX5000?  
Answer: 768 Kbps IP. The Polycom VSX5000 can make IP calls up to 768Kbps and on the Polycom V5000 with IMUX/Quad BRI adapter can call 512 Kbps ISDN.

Question #4 Where does the Polycom VSX5000 fall in the product line-up?  
Answer: The Polycom VSX5000 is the first of the Entry-Essential level VSX systems from Polycom.

Question #5 What limitations does the Polycom VSX3000 have compared to higher level models?
Answer: The Polycom VSX5000 has a very limited amount of audio/video input/output ports.

Question #6 If you only have a VGA monitor, how do you get the video to come up on the Polycom VSX5000 when you first boot up the VSX5000?
Answer: You must press and hold down the star button of the Polycom VSX5000 remote control as you power up the VSX5000.

Question #7 What environment is best suited for the Polycom VSX5000?
Answer: The Polycom VSX5000 is best suited for Entry-Essential level office solutions.

Question #8 Does the Polycom VSX5000 support People+Plus content?
Answer: Yes. The Polycom VSX5000 does support People+Content.

Question #9 Does the Polycom VSX5000 support adjustable bandwidth for Content?
Answer: Yes. The Polycom VSX5000 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 VSX5000?

Answer: Click here to view the Polycom VSX 5000