PIKA Appliance for Asterisk
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Saturday, 22 September 2007

 From PIKA's website you can find this press release announcing the PIKA Appliance for Asterisk.  From the description this looks like the applicance is intented for developers to add and enhance. Unlike the Asterisk appliance from Digium and the Trixbox Appliance from Fonality this is not a complete end user solution. Some of the features include:

  • AMCC Power PC 440EP Embedded Processor
  • 10/100BT Ethernet port
  • One USB host port
  • One FXS port with every unit
  • 4-port FXS modules and 4-port FXO modules can be used in any combination to a maximum of 8 additional ports
  • Each 4-port module also contains a power failure transfer jack (RJ-11)
  • Audio in, Audio out jacks for music-on-hold and paging functions
  • Externally removable SD flash memory card - no hard drive failures to worry about
  • Custom settings are stored on the flash card to facilitate unit replacement
  • 40 character (2 x 20) LCD backlit display with scroll button (API controlled)
  • Power LED
  • Reset Button
  • External brick-format universal power supply
  • Surface standalone/stackable or wall mountable to accommodate any space requirements
  • Customizable look so you can promote your brand!
  • Dynamic thermal management
  • BRI Module (FUTURE)