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Rotary Phone Does Not Dial Out
ClaytonP
Newbie

My phone does not dial out, although I can get incoming calls.  I was informed that I need a converter.  I believe they said a "Rotatone" converter, sold in the UK and Canada.  Is anyone familiar with this product and will it work?

Thanks,

Perry

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Re: Rotary Phone Does Not Dial Out
gs0b
Super User
Super User

What Verizon phone service do you have?  I've used ancient rotary phones on FiOS without any problems.

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Re: Rotary Phone Does Not Dial Out
Edg1
Super User
Super User

Some older rotary phones may not work with the newer voice technologies, but you need a pulse to tone converter. They are a little more expensive than  I would think in the $60 range. It would be way cheaper just to buy a new phone. 

Re: Rotary Phone Does Not Dial Out
gs0b
Super User
Super User

What Verizon phone service do you have?  I've used ancient rotary phones on FiOS without any problems.