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  1. #1
    John
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    I bought this phone today and it rocks. I couldn't be happier. I went from
    a SCP-4900 to this one. I'll miss the 4.5 hour talk time on the 4900 but
    for the features I can't go wrong with this one. I decided to use it as a
    modem so I could surf the net and it went pretty quick as well.
    dslreports.com showed the speed at 85K down and 35k up.

    Sanyo and Sprint ROCK!





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  2. #2
    fusQuanto
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    Re: Sanyo SCP-5500 / VM4500

    where did u get the cable for it. i need one for my 2500

    On Tue, 6 Apr 2004
    00:25:39-0400"John" <[email protected]> wrote:

    > I bought this phone today and it rocks. I couldn't be happier. I went from
    > a SCP-4900 to this one. I'll miss the 4.5 hour talk time on the 4900 but
    > for the features I can't go wrong with this one. I decided to use it as a
    > modem so I could surf the net and it went pretty quick as well.
    > dslreports.com showed the speed at 85K down and 35k up.
    >
    > Sanyo and Sprint ROCK!
    >
    >




  3. #3
    Cell merger
    Guest

    Re: Sanyo SCP-5500 / VM4500

    Check ebay for vendors selling cablkes for an RL2500. ~ $10



  4. #4
    Cell merger
    Guest

    Re: Sanyo SCP-5500 / VM4500

    If you don't use and subscribe to ReadyLink, go to Settings, ReadyLink,
    Disable. Then the phone isn't frequently reporting its status for ReadyLink to
    the SprintPCS Network, and battery life becomes on a par with other phones.



  5. #5
    tom ronson
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    Re: Sanyo SCP-5500 / VM4500


    "fusQuanto" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    news:[email protected]
    > where did u get the cable for it. i need one for my 2500


    You can get a charging data cable fro your phone @

    http://gomadic.com/sa49tolawiin.html

    Cost is $15, but great company to deal with, fast shipping --- and they
    honor their lifetime warrantee --- no questions asked.





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  6. #6
    D Duddles
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    Re: Sanyo SCP-5500 / VM4500

    I just bought one last night, and haven't been productive sense (Too
    much time playing with it).

    But, I have one question...what the heck is the little icon that looks like
    a crosshair that appears both on the main LCD and on the external LCD? I
    can't find anything out about this.

    Thanks,

    Doug

    "John" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    news:[email protected]
    > I bought this phone today and it rocks. I couldn't be happier. I went

    from
    > a SCP-4900 to this one. I'll miss the 4.5 hour talk time on the 4900 but
    > for the features I can't go wrong with this one. I decided to use it as a
    > modem so I could surf the net and it went pretty quick as well.
    > dslreports.com showed the speed at 85K down and 35k up.
    >
    > Sanyo and Sprint ROCK!
    >
    >






  7. #7
    D Duddles
    Guest

    Re: Sanyo SCP-5500 / VM4500

    Oops...nevermind...I just found it in the user guide. Must've skipped that
    page the first time through.

    -D.

    "D Duddles" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    news:[email protected]
    > I just bought one last night, and haven't been productive sense (Too
    > much time playing with it).
    >
    > But, I have one question...what the heck is the little icon that looks

    like
    > a crosshair that appears both on the main LCD and on the external LCD? I
    > can't find anything out about this.
    >
    > Thanks,
    >
    > Doug
    >
    > "John" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    > news:[email protected]
    > > I bought this phone today and it rocks. I couldn't be happier. I went

    > from
    > > a SCP-4900 to this one. I'll miss the 4.5 hour talk time on the 4900

    but
    > > for the features I can't go wrong with this one. I decided to use it as

    a
    > > modem so I could surf the net and it went pretty quick as well.
    > > dslreports.com showed the speed at 85K down and 35k up.
    > >
    > > Sanyo and Sprint ROCK!
    > >
    > >

    >
    >






  8. #8
    John
    Guest

    Re: Sanyo SCP-5500 / VM4500

    They are on ebay for CHEAP but I couldn't wait and went to Radio Shack and
    paid 22 bucks.


    "fusQuanto" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    news:[email protected]
    > where did u get the cable for it. i need one for my 2500
    >
    > On Tue, 6 Apr 2004
    > 00:25:39-0400"John" <[email protected]> wrote:
    >
    > > I bought this phone today and it rocks. I couldn't be happier. I went

    from
    > > a SCP-4900 to this one. I'll miss the 4.5 hour talk time on the 4900

    but
    > > for the features I can't go wrong with this one. I decided to use it as

    a
    > > modem so I could surf the net and it went pretty quick as well.
    > > dslreports.com showed the speed at 85K down and 35k up.
    > >
    > > Sanyo and Sprint ROCK!
    > >
    > >






  9. #9
    Robert Sims
    Guest

    Re: Sanyo SCP-5500 / VM4500

    On Tue, 6 Apr 2004 00:25:39 -0400, "John"
    <[email protected]> wrote:

    >I bought this phone today and it rocks. I couldn't be happier. I went from
    >a SCP-4900 to this one. I'll miss the 4.5 hour talk time on the 4900 but
    >for the features I can't go wrong with this one. I decided to use it as a
    >modem so I could surf the net and it went pretty quick as well.
    >dslreports.com showed the speed at 85K down and 35k up.
    >
    >Sanyo and Sprint ROCK!
    >


    But don't you have to subscribe to SpringPCS data service at something
    like ~$40 for about 20Megs of data transaction. That's what I was told
    anyways.

    Bob



  10. #10
    Jerome Zelinske
    Guest

    Re: Sanyo SCP-5500 / VM4500

    Using the phone as a modem is not allowed. The data service plans
    are only for PCS Connection Cards for laptops and pdas.


    Robert Sims wrote:
    > On Tue, 6 Apr 2004 00:25:39 -0400, "John"
    > <[email protected]> wrote:
    >
    >
    >>I bought this phone today and it rocks. I couldn't be happier. I went from
    >>a SCP-4900 to this one. I'll miss the 4.5 hour talk time on the 4900 but
    >>for the features I can't go wrong with this one. I decided to use it as a
    >>modem so I could surf the net and it went pretty quick as well.
    >>dslreports.com showed the speed at 85K down and 35k up.
    >>
    >>Sanyo and Sprint ROCK!
    >>

    >
    >
    > But don't you have to subscribe to SpringPCS data service at something
    > like ~$40 for about 20Megs of data transaction. That's what I was told
    > anyways.
    >
    > Bob





  11. #11
    John Richards
    Guest

    Re: Sanyo SCP-5500 / VM4500

    Your characterization that it "is not allowed" is incorrect.
    It is against Sprint's written rules, but in fact they tacitly enable such
    activity and permit moderate usage of the phone as a tethered modem
    without any additional charges.

    --

    John Richards


    "Jerome Zelinske" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected]
    > Using the phone as a modem is not allowed. The data service plans
    > are only for PCS Connection Cards for laptops and pdas.






  12. #12
    Bob Smith
    Guest

    Re: Sanyo SCP-5500 / VM4500


    "Robert Sims" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    news:[email protected]
    > On Tue, 6 Apr 2004 00:25:39 -0400, "John"
    > <[email protected]> wrote:
    >
    > >I bought this phone today and it rocks. I couldn't be happier. I went

    from
    > >a SCP-4900 to this one. I'll miss the 4.5 hour talk time on the 4900 but
    > >for the features I can't go wrong with this one. I decided to use it as

    a
    > >modem so I could surf the net and it went pretty quick as well.
    > >dslreports.com showed the speed at 85K down and 35k up.
    > >
    > >Sanyo and Sprint ROCK!
    > >

    >
    > But don't you have to subscribe to SpringPCS data service at something
    > like ~$40 for about 20Megs of data transaction. That's what I was told
    > anyways.
    >
    > Bob


    SPCS has a backdoor on Vision, where we can tether our phones to our laptops
    to access the web. As long as it's not done to replace your regular ISP, or
    to do large downloads, it hasn't been a problem for any of us. I can't speak
    for everyone else, but for yours truly, when I'm on the road, I hook up for
    15 to 30 minutes to check email and casual surfing ...

    Bob





  13. #13
    Donkey Agony
    Guest

    Re: Sanyo SCP-5500 / VM4500

    Jerome Zelinske wrote:


    >> But don't you have to subscribe to SpringPCS data service at
    >> something like ~$40 for about 20Megs of data transaction.
    >> That's what I was told anyways.


    > Using the phone as a modem is not allowed. The data service
    > plans are only for PCS Connection Cards for laptops and pdas.


    *giggle*

    When I read that I thought to myself, "that sounds just like Jerome
    wagging his finger." *Then* I looked and saw who posted it.

    Jerome, all I can say is I use Vision with my laptop. It works. My
    service has never been cancelled. Nobody's ever called or written me
    from Sprint to whack me across the wrist.


    --
    da
    ~~
    "OE Quotefix" http://flash.to/oe-quotefix
    to fix Outlook Express' broken quoting.





  14. #14
    Donkey Agony
    Guest

    Re: Sanyo SCP-5500 / VM4500

    Bob Smith wrote:

    > SPCS has a backdoor on Vision, where we can tether our phones to our
    > laptops to access the web. As long as it's not done to replace your
    > regular ISP, or to do large downloads, it hasn't been a problem for
    > any of us. I can't speak for everyone else, but for yours truly, when
    > I'm on the road, I hook up for 15 to 30 minutes to check email and
    > casual surfing ...


    Don't tell Jerome, he's the newsgroup's Vision Police.

    I use Vision the same way you do. I rather doubt SprintPCS will yank
    this capability, especially with Verizon now rolling out EV-DO.


    --
    da
    ~~
    "OE Quotefix" http://flash.to/oe-quotefix
    to fix Outlook Express' broken quoting.





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