Upgrading an 1120e (Unistim) Firmware with UCx

Here’s how you can upgrade the Unistim firmware of your phones (this post talks specifically about the 1120e) with your UCx, using it as a TFTP server: [FW] DOWNLOAD_MODE AUTO VERSION 0624C8Q FILENAME 0624C8Q.bin PROTOCOL TFTP SERVER_IP 1.2.3.4 SECURITY_MODE 0

Establishing a Dial Plan

One of the most overlooked and often under planned things with telephony installations is/are the dial plans. There’s a lot of things you need to think about when taking in to consideration a dial plan… Extensions Outgoing line(s) Paging Zone(s) Room for expansion Trunking …and many more things. As an example, I’ll take my configuration ...

Joe’s Grand Rapids Experience and Nortel Phones 1999-2002

Joe’s Grand Rapids Experience and Nortel Phones 1999-2002

Converting my Norstar DR5.1 to the new BCM in 2009.

Converting my Norstar DR5.1 to the new BCM in 2009.
After Conversion to my BCM. 2009

Moving to Chicago 2002-2009

Moving to Chicago 2002-2009
Here are photos of my First Norstar system, first in my first apartment in Chicago in Lincoln Park….then in my condo in the Loop starting in 2004.  I had a Norstar system up till 2009 and here are some photos showing it.

Joe’s Purdue Phone History 1996-1999

Joe's Purdue Phone History 1996-1999