# Ringer equivalence number (REN)

## French translation: numéro d'équivalence sonnerie/L'Indice d'Equivalence de la Sonnerie (IES)

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 13:55 Feb 21, 2000
English to French translations [PRO]
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 English term or phrase: Ringer equivalence number (REN) Encore un peu de contexte:"The REN is used to determine the number of devices you may legally connect to your telephone line. In most areas, the sum of the REN of all devices connected to one line must not exceed five (5.0)." Merci, Evelyna
 French translation:numéro d'équivalence sonnerie/L'Indice d'Equivalence de la Sonnerie (IES) Explanation:Def: Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) A REN is used by the telephone company to determine the maximum number of devices that may be connected to a telephone line and still ring when that telephone number is dialed. In most areas, the REN should not exceed five.(http://casiophones.com/glossary.htm General Telephone and Telephone Answering Machine Terms) 'numéro d'équivalence sonnerie' proposé par Siemens (cf adresse ci-dessous), tandis que 3M propose 'indice d'équivalence de la sonnerie (IES)'(2ème adresse URL) Pas de glossaire officiel trouvé malheureusement. Bonne chance!
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nanuméro d'équivalence sonnerie/L'Indice d'Equivalence de la Sonnerie (IES)Sophie Dhal

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numéro d'équivalence sonnerie/L'Indice d'Equivalence de la Sonnerie (IES)

Explanation:
Def: Ringer Equivalence Number (REN)
A REN is used by the telephone company to determine the maximum number of devices that may be connected to a telephone line and still ring when that telephone number is dialed. In most areas, the REN should not exceed five.(http://casiophones.com/glossary.htm
General Telephone and Telephone Answering Machine Terms)

'numéro d'équivalence sonnerie' proposé par Siemens (cf adresse ci-dessous), tandis que 3M propose 'indice d'équivalence de la sonnerie (IES)'(2ème adresse URL)
Pas de glossaire officiel trouvé malheureusement. Bonne chance!

Reference: http://www.comegatech.com/comega_web/Siemens/cordless/faqsf....
Reference: http://stimpy.usr.com/voice/manual/usrv90v/usrv90v-34.htm
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