Hi-Phone Maestro - Technical Specifications

Way2call Hi-Phone Maestro

Technical Specifications (preliminary)


Operating system:

  • Supports Windows XP, 2000, Server 2003, VISTA 32 bit and 64 bit, WIN7 32 bit and 64 bit, WIN Server 2008 R2

Host Interface:

  • USB 2.0 (Full speed, High speed)

Telephone Line Interface:

  • Trunk Type: 2-wire analog


  • Four RJ11 for external (loop start) phone lines, One RJ11 for local phone support

Network interface:

  • PSTN: Loop Start Analog

Peripheral Interfaces:

  • One RJ12 jack for professional headset
  • Two 3.5mm jack In/Out (PC style)


  • Power, suspend, headset, handset, line1, line2, line3, line4

Power supply:

  • 7.5V DC from external power adapter
  • USB bus powered


  • Operating Temperature: 10 to 40 C
  • Storage Temperature: 5 to 55 C
  • 15% - 80% relative humidity, non-condensing

Hi-Phone Maestro Sample Setup Scenario

Hi-Phone Maestro setup illustration
  1. Make sure that an analog phone and analog ine are used.
  2. (A) - (D) Line 1 - Line 4
  3. (E) Business Phone System
  4. (F) (Optional ) Connect with telephony headset
  5. (G) Connect with PC via USB
  6. (H) Power Adapter
*In some countries (e.g. U.K., Germany), and external adapter for the phone and line might be required. Please check whether your local telephony connection standards default to the U.S.


  • Supports TAPI 2.1
  • Direct sound support
  • Local Phone set:
  • Handset on/off hook detection
  • DTMF detection
  • Hook flash detection
  • Audio streaming
  • DTMF generation
  • Ring generation
  • Visual message waiting generation
  • Caller ID and Caller ID on call waiting (CIDCW) generation

Telephone Line:

  • Line on/off hook
  • DTMF detection
  • Ring detection
  • Distinctive ringing detection
  • Loop current drop detection
  • Hook flash generation
  • Caller ID detection (FSK, DTMF)
  • Caller ID on Call waiting (CIDCW) detection
  • On hook audio in streaming (wiretapping)
  • Parallel phone on/off hook detection (Phone which not attached to the device)
  • Parallel phone DTMF detection (Phone which not attached to the device)


  • Plug in/out detection
  • Thumb digital volume control


  • PCM 16 bit 8Khz
  • Full Duplex
  • Echo suppression
  • Echo cancellation
  • AGC
  • Mixer of 3 audio sources (For conferencing)
  • Separate channel volume control

Call progress detection:

  • SIT (Special Information Tone detection)
  • Dial tone, Ring back, busy, reorder, voice, connected, silence and fax.

Applications Using Way2call Telephony Card / Board Device Hardware

  •   Call Center agent
  •   Personal Telephony center with PIM application
  •   Inbound and outbound calling
  •   Call Recording
  •   Voice Mail
  •   IVR (Interactive Voice Response)
  •   Caller ID display and Caller ID on call waiting
  •   Automated calls
  •   Home Automation
  •   Queue calls
  •   Telemarketing
  •   Central Office subscriber functionality control
  •   Internet VoIP (Voice Over IP) Converged with Analog Telephone Line
  •   TAPI PC Answering System/Machine Automation
  •  Way2call Hi-Phone products family comparison chart
  •  and more...