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KONFTEL WEBINAR: Addressing the Conferencing Challenges & Opportunities

We’re offering you the opportunity to win a free Konftel Ego personal conference speaker phone with our upcoming webinar! Taking place on Wednesday 30th October at 11 am, registration is now open, register now to hear more about addressing the conferencing challenges and opportunities with Konftel.

Throughout the webinar, we’ll be joined by Konftel’s Regional Sales Director, Jeff May who will be discussing the challenges of creating conferencing solutions in today’s business environment and how Konftel can help you to address even the most complex requirements.

With the imminent launch of the new Konftel 800 solution which can be scaled to be part of Konftel’s video conferencing solution (Co50800), this webinar offers a great opportunity for you to learn more about this new groundbreaking video collaboration kit.

Find out more & register to attend

Konftel’s Exclusive Product Launch – Channel Live 2019

With just under a week to go until Channel Live opens its doors, there’s still time to register for your free visitor pass. We are delighted to announce Konftel will also be joining us at this year’s show where they will be launching their brand new Konftel 800 and their new incredibly user friendly video collaboration solutions!

Why visit Konftel on stand 556?

1. See the new, award-winning Konftel 800 and the Konftel C50300 Hybrid video collaboration solution live in action.


2. Experience the rich audio quality across the Konftel range of conference phones.


3. Meet with Konftel’s Regional Sales Director, Jeff May.


4. Be in with a chance to win a free Konftel Ego personal speakerphone in their prize giveaway.


5. Discover more about Konftel’s offering with their range of multi-purpose collaboration devices.

Channel Live 2019 – Register now to be there!

Have you registered for your free visitor pass at Channel Live yet? With just under a month to go, we’re gearing up to bring some of the latest VoIP technology to the show with some exclusive product reveals from Cisco, Konftel, Snom, and Yealink!

Join us on the 11th and 12th September at the NEC, Birmingham on stand 556 to try out the newest hardware and meet with the members of the ProVu Team.

Alliot at Channel Live

Interested in finding out more about IoT? Our sister company, Alliot will be joining the ‘Smart Business – Finding Lucrative Opportunities in IoT’ panel debate at the show at 11:15 am on the 12th September. This session is free to attend, if you’re interested in hearing more be sure to attend!

Meet the Konftel Range of Conference Phones

Konftel, a manufacturer based in Sweden, has been providing conferencing solutions for over 30 years, and for the last 10 of those years those solutions have been supplied throughout the UK via ProVu.

Unlike other vendors who manufacture deskphones and DECT solutions, whilst also offering conference units, Konftel have spent 30 years focusing only on conferencing solutions, meaning they are able to offer the very best when it comes to quality and performance in your meeting rooms and huddle spaces.

Konftel have developed their patented OmniSound® technology which guarantees powerful and crystal-clear HD sound in both directions of the call, and all directions of the meeting room, with automatic echo cancellation and background noise suppression. They have included this technology in all of their available units.

Konftel 300IPx

As Konftel’s flagship conference phone, this device is designed to make hosting and attending conference calls as easy and stress-free as possible. Thanks to the Konftel Unite app, users can manage their conference calls through their mobile phone. The Konftel 300IPx is ideal for small and medium-sized conference rooms for up to 12 people (30 m2) as standard, but, with the ability to connect up to two additional microphones, this solution is expandable for larger parties and rooms. You can add a SIP account directly to the unit and make calls to and from it, or connect it to your PC and use it with your chosen meeting software.

Connections: SIP (PoE), USB

Konftel Unite: Yes

Expansion microphones available: Yes

Konftel 300Wx

This unit uses DECT technology to allow you to move your conference calls to wherever it is convenient without having to worry about network or power sockets. Its powerful Li-ion battery gives you up to 60 hours of talktime and is recharged simply by placing the unit back onto its charging base. Like the 300IPx this unit is ideal for small and medium-sized conference rooms, but has expansion microphones available.

Compatible with a range of DECT base stations, the Konftel 300Wx is easily integrated into your existing solutions, and its USB port allows you to use it via your PC with your chosen meeting software.

Connections: DECT, USB

Konftel Unite: Yes (via adapter)

Expansion microphones available: Yes

Konftel 300Mx

The Konftel 300Mx offers you true mobility by allowing you to make calls wherever there is mobile network coverage, and it remains the only conference unit that has this functionality. Simply insert your SIM card and you can start your conference immediately. With support for HD voice when 3G network coverage is available your calls can be as clear as if you were using any other Konftel model. With the expansion microphones as an option this unit allows you to cover larger conference rooms as well as small and medium rooms.

Connections: GSM, UMTS (3G), USB

Konftel Unite: Yes (via adapter)

Expansion microphones available: Yes

Konftel 55Wx

The Konftel 55Wx allows you to turn any communication device into a conference unit, by way of connecting to your PC or mobile phone via USB or Bluetooth, or your deskphone via the included switchbox, which allows seamless switching between your handsets and the 55Wx. Suitable for meeting with up to 20 people the Konftel 55Wx is the ideal add-on solution for an SME’s offices. Its battery allows portability so that you may take your conference calls anywhere.

Connections: Bluetooth, USB

Konftel EGO

The Ego is Konftel’s smallest unit and is designed for one thing, portability. With a footprint not much larger than that of a CD it is designed to go anywhere and turn anywhere into a conference room. It connects via USB and Bluetooth to your PC or mobile phone, and even includes an NFC chip for instant Bluetooth pairing.

Connections: Bluetooth, USB

Konftel Webinar: SMART CONFERENCING – Combine Networks & Applications

Have you explored the latest trends in conferencing? Konftel invites you to join their upcoming webinar ‘Smart Conferencing – Combine Networks and Applications’ on Tuesday 28th November, at 11 am when Konftel’s Regional Sales Director, Jeff May will be taking a look at the latest conferencing trends and collaboration in the workplace.

Konftel’s product line allows for smoother communication across platforms by combining HD IP voice calls with Skype meetings in boardrooms and/or huddle rooms. Prepare yourself for the year ahead and register now for this free 20-minute webinar to learn how the Konftel range embraces Hybrid conferencing and IoT to meet your customers’ ever-changing requirements.

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Ease the Chaos of Conferencing with Konftel’s new 300IPx

We’re pleased to announce the launch of Konftel’s latest SIP conference phone, the 300IPx. Designed to make hosting and attending conference calls as easy and stress-free as possible, with the Konfetl Unite App, users can manage their conference calls through their mobile phone – meaning you don’t have to type in long telephone numbers, conference room IDs and pins!

Join us for our Konftel 300IPx and Unite App Webinar
To help you get up to speed on the unique selling points of this new solution we are hosting a free webinar, with Konftel’s Regional Sales Director, Jeff May.
Register now to join us on Thursday 7th September at 11 AM.

Register for your place now!

Konftel 300Wx firmware upgrade

When using a Konftel 300Wx with a Gigaset N300IP or N510IP it may be necessary to upgrade the 300Wx to the latest firmware.  If you are having problems making or receiving calls this should sort it.

  1. Go to go the Konftel firmware download page: http://www.konftel.com/Support/Upgrade
  2. Select “Konftel 300Wx” and scroll down to the bottom of the page
  3. Download the latest firmware version for use with SD card.  The version is 1.9.8 at the time of writing
  4. Then download the “DECT module” firmware.  The version of this is 932 at the time of writing
  5. Put both files onto a FAT formatted SD card in the root folder
  6. Insert the SD card into the 300Wx, navigate to the settings menu and select the upgrade mode option
  7. Press and hold the “hold” key on the 300Wx (bottom left of the keypad)
  8. Follow the instructions on screen
  9. Once the firmware image upgrade has completed, go back into “menu” -> “Settings” -> “Upgrade Mode” and this time select DECT
  10. Wait approx 3 minutes for the upgrade to complete
  11. Finally, reboot the 300Wx

 

 

How to firmware upgrade a Konftel 300Wx

Below is a step-by-step guide on upgrading a Konftel 300Wx using the SD card method. You will need to download the firmware file found here: http://www.konftel.com/Support/Upgrade and put it in the root of a Fat32 formatted SD card. Once you have done this, follow the steps below:

Power on the device, once it has booted up insert the SD card. Then go to > Settings > Upgrade Mode:

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The phone will enter the Firmware upgrade mode and prompt you to run the PC Suite to start the upgrade:

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Instead, press the button on the bottom left corner of the phone, the device will then start reading from the SD card:

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If the phone finds the upgrade file on the SD card, the screen will display the new firmware version. To start the upgrade, press OK. It will then start “Erasing” the firmware and upgrading to the new version. Do not power it off while the upgrade is in progress.

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After it has finished “Erasing” the firmware upgrade is complete, click “Ok” at this message and you have completed the upgrade successfully. Once the unit has rebooted fully you can remove the SD card:

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If you are still having problems please contact our support team.

Konftel launches new conferencing app

Konftel has developed a free mobile app for handling conference calls. Konftel Unite enables users to join conference calls and online meetings quickly – an ideal solution for remote workers and staff who are out and about.

Users can dial into conference calls with just one click, join sessions in various web meeting applications including Google hangout and WebEx. User are also see a complete overview of their upcoming events and meetings from multiple calendars simultaneously. The app works seamlessly with traditional Konftel devices for optimum audio performance.

Konftel’s UK Sales Director, Jeff May, says Konftel Unite is an intuitive and powerful collaboration tool that represents the next step in audio conferencing convenience, putting the power of conferencing in a pocket – anywhere.

Users can also receive notifications and call alerts, take text and voice notes and share them with others – as well as see who has been invited to a meeting.

Konftel Ego – The Must Have Personal Conference Phone

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We are delighted to launch the new Konftel Ego personal conference phone! Ideal for both business and personal use, the Ego is Konftel’s most portable device yet. With its compact size it is ideal for people who frequently travel and we believe this is set to be the next must have gadget.

Featuring both Bluetooth and USB connectivity, the Ego can be easily paired with mobile, tablet and desktop devices. Plus, with advanced NFC functionality, compatible mobile devices can be paired in seconds.

Find out more here:

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