Polycom Equipment

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Systems in Use

<tdYes</td><td></td> <tr> <td>FSU</td><td>H323</td><td>Polycom</td><td>QDX6000</td><td>No</td><td>QDX 6000 data sheet</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Regina</td><td>H323</td><td>Polycom</td><td>VSX7000</td><td>?</td><td>online management, H323 extension 202166</td> </tr> <tr> <td>UConn</td><td>H323</td><td>Polycom</td><td>Viewstation H323</td><td>Yes</td><td>online management, H323 extension 202130 (product no longer offered) </td> </tr> <tr> <td>Timbuktu</td><td>PC</td><td>Dell</td><td>N/A</td><td>No</td><td>Headset with mic</td> </tr> </table>

Obtaining Equipment

Video Equipment

  1. Polycom V500: New is $1500, refurbished is $700.
  2. Polycom VSX 5000: New is $3000, refurbished is $2000.
  3. Polycom VSX 7000: New is $5000, refurbished is $2800.
  4. Polycom QDX 6000: New is $2900.
  5. Polycom VSX 3000 System: This system comes with a display screen as well as the camera. $3800.

Audio Equipment

  1. Polycom VTX 1000 microphone/speaker/conference phone. Purchase new for about $700.

Comments on Recent Purchases

  • Curtis: about 18 months ago, I purchased a new system (better camera and micrphone). It is the VSX 5000 unit, which was about $3000. Refurbished units are about 2/3 of that. I also bought a VTX1000 phone/micrphone extension which is about 700 new and 400 refurbished. ur VTX 1000 unit provides the phone-line connection.
  • Paul: We purchased a new system polycom QDX 6000 in December for $2800 from www.govconnection.com (you can get a better educational price if you call). So far, we have been happy with the system. The only downside was that our old polycom .H323 system also doubled as a teleconference system. The new system does not connect to a phone line. I do not know if VSX 5000 does. QDX 6000 High Resolution Video Conferencing System, Mfr: Polycom, Inc. Item#: 9405371 Mfg. Part #: 7200-30831-001.

Setting Up Systems

GlueX Communication Equipment
InstitutionEquipment TypeBrandModelPhone LineOther Details
CMUH323PolycomVSX5000NoVSX5000 data sheet add on VTX1000 speaker phone