I’m sure Asterisk can do the following, but I want it to be very cheap and very simple. My requirements for this device are stunningly simple:
- A device that answers my POTS line when I set it active.
- When answering plays a message “I am currently asleep, if emergency press 1, otherwise leave a message”
- If the caller presses 1, it rings the house. Otherwise -> voicemail.
That’s it. I don’t need any of the other extensive list of feature that Asterisk can offer.
So obviously with such a simple device should be cheap and easy… but I get the feeling that may not be true. (When I say cheap i mean < $100)