Phone of the Day: i2004 (New Model)

Phone of the Day: i2004 (New Model)
Manufactured in 2006 (06/05 to be exact) today’s phone of the day comes to you from the Ballard Community Center – “From the Desk of Katie Howard” – Rec Leader. This is a newer model of the i2004 and as she says “the buttons all have words on them – whereas the phones you and ...

Phone of the Day: Cisco via the TIC

Phone of the Day: Cisco via the TIC
Todays’ phone of the day is a special edition one brought to you via my other half, who is a firefighter. Often in the fire service we like to “test” tools and this is one of those such tests. She was looking at a new Thermal Imaging Camera (TIC), which help us identify heat sources ...

Phone of the Day: Nobody Home

Phone of the Day: Nobody Home
Following the “nice” payphone from the Houston airport comes today’s phone of the day…Ring ring, no one’s home. Yep, its a payphone very similar to yesterday’s with the small exception that it is missing a handset. I found this derelict phone in New Orleans. Maybe a long night on Burbon street…you decide:

Phone of the Day: 50¢ and a TTY

Phone of the Day: 50¢ and a TTY
So todays phone of the day comes courtesy of the Houston Airport, which I flew through last week. There were two “antique” sightings at once. The first, an old school pay phone, which now seems to cost 50¢ in lieu of the old days where it was just a quarter. That aside, it also had ...

Phones of the Day: Fisher Price

Phones of the Day: Fisher Price
Back in the day when Joe and I were kids we both have fond memories of Fisher Price tag along phones….you know, the ones that had the string with them that you pulled around the house and when it tracked along it rang. It was also the old school rotary dial! I went out to ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel M2616 Digital Phone

Phone of the Day: Nortel M2616 Digital Phone
  Here is an M2616 with a broken display.  It looks as though the pixels are doing some sort of ghosting.  I fixed the problem by pressing the Program button and then 002 to get to the contrast setting.  I then turned the contrast to the lowest setting and you were able to read the ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel T7208 Digital Deskset in a Walgreen’s Pharmacy

Phone of the Day: Nortel T7208 Digital Deskset in a Walgreen's Pharmacy
As I was visiting my parents yesterday, I stopped at the local Walgreen’s to pick up some items when I noticed this T7208 system at the 2nd register at the Walgreen’s in Whiting, IN.  More than likely this phone is operating off a Norstar MICS with analog trunks, as most Walgreen stores are set up ...

Phone of the Day: Toshiba DKT3220-SD 20 Button LCD & Speakerphone

Phone of the Day: Toshiba DKT3220-SD 20 Button LCD & Speakerphone
Today’s phone comes to you from my favorite new Chicago grocery store, called Mariano’s Fresh Market.  Former Dominick’s veteran CEO, Bob Mariano has take then city by storm with these awesome new stores.  This is an amazing grocery store where you can sample the food, drink beer, wine and mimosas on the sales floor, and ...

Phone of the Day: Yours Truly Joe and a Nortel M2008 Digital Telephone

Phone of the Day: Yours Truly Joe and a Nortel M2008 Digital Telephone
Today’s photos contains yours truly from Community Hospital, Munster, IN.   My Sister Dad and I had dinner in the cafeteria and I couldn’t resist taking a photo with one of the best designed digital phones ever.  They are placed on the columns in the cafeteria for doctors and nurses responding to pages and for visitors ...

Phone of the Day: Rotary Dial…Marriott Style

Phone of the Day: Rotary Dial...Marriott Style
Today’s phone of the day comes to you direct from th Big Easy. Yep, New Orleans. No more did I check in and a quick glance across the lobby revealed this sweet vintage rotary dial. A picture is worth a thousand words as you can’t say much about this model but she sure is pretty ...