[VoiceOps] Problems with defective Adtran TA900s
paul at timmins.net
Thu Oct 15 20:34:58 EDT 2009
Have had a small rash of flash chip failures but beyond that with
hundreds in the field I can count the number of DSP failures on one hand.
Owen Roth wrote:
> We deploy the total range of Adtran TA900s as CPE feature-rich boxes,
> and in general like the product. However, of the last 25 Adtran TA
> 900s we've deployed, we've had 6 with confirmed hardware defects where
> the symptoms range from the obvious hardware crashes, to much trickier
> and costly bugs to find, such as bad DSPs, and one that had a bad
> clocking chip. Adtran claims I'm alone in this, and it's gotten to the
> point where I'm seriously considering building a quality control TA900
> tester in the lab to torture all prospective field boxes. Anyone
> notice anything like this percentage of defects?
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