It is a fair question. We do the same thing with Skype...
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> On Sep 20, 2018, at 2:02 PM, Pat Wahl <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I'm curious about SIP phones. Traditional POTS has the caller and send audio shared on a copper pair. Interface to a console requires a complicated hybrid. With SIP, isn't the transport of caller audio and send audio separate? If so, what's the need for a hybrid? Is there (shouldn't there be) an appliance or a 'software defined' phone for PC (using PC sound hardware) that would easily interface to a console's input and mix-minus?
> I know little to nothing, but I'm being plunged into this new world.
> Pat Wahl
> Chippewa Falls, WI