macca2533
Level 1: Cadet

Do I have to have the ugly battery backup box installed if I don't want it ?

I cannot believe how ugly and cubersome the 2 boxes we have to have installed INSIDE our home are. Is it absolutely necessary to have the battery backup box installed. If the system goes down I can always use my mobile phone to make calls. Also, do you have to have a dedicated power point for the NBN connection or can it be shared with other devices?

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who_knows
Level 2: Rookie

Re: Do I have to have the ugly battery backup box installed if I don't want it ?

It depends on how you want your equipment set up. If you want to have your phone running out of the voice port on the NBN box, then you will get the back up battery installed (handy for people who have alarms, health conditions or elderly). If however you don't need the battery back up if the power goes down then you can have the phone running through your modem and not need the back up battery leaving your equipment much smaller looking (only one box) and easier to hide behind a couch, desk or TV.

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