Phone of the Day: Toshiba DP5022SD Digital Set Lagunitas Brewery Chicago IL

Phone of the Day: Toshiba DP5022SD Digital Set Lagunitas Brewery Chicago IL
Along with amazing beer in this new microbrewery (which is 300,000 sq ft) I found this newest generation Toshiba digital telephone. These proprietary digital sets work on the CIX and CTX and are replacements for the former DK Strata digital sets. These sets are a dramatic departure from the former vertically designed DK sets. While ...

Phone of the Day: Joetheucxguy and an Avaya 6408D Digital Set, Polo Ralph Lauren Flagship Chicago, IL

Phone of the Day: Joetheucxguy and an Avaya 6408D Digital Set, Polo Ralph Lauren Flagship Chicago, IL
Yours truly is pictured next to an arctic white Avaya 6408D next to a mirror with me taking a selfie at the Ralph Lauren store on Michigan Avenue. The system must be a Definity as there are a ton of phones around the store, some charcoal and some arctic white. The attached Ralph Lauren Grill ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel M3904 The Times Newspaper Munster Indiana

Phone of the Day: Nortel M3904 The Times Newspaper Munster Indiana
I grew up with The Times newspaper all of my life in Northwest Indiana. I noticed a picture in their newspaper showing a desk in one of their offices and a Nortel M3904 telephone. I also found a picture of their newsroom and it looks as though they have 1120e sets, so I am assuming ...

Phone of the Day: Ma Bell 2555 Wall Phone Dallas Fort Worth Airport

Phone of the Day: Ma Bell 2555 Wall Phone Dallas Fort Worth Airport
Perched on the wall near my terminal for my flight home this past Saturday night is a white wall phone nicely integrated into the wall graphics. According to my Avaya friend Mike, the 255 was the rotary wall model introduced in the 1950s while the push button model is the 2555.

Phone of the Day: Vertical Networks Edge 700 8 button set Central Market Plano Texas

Phone of the Day: Vertical Networks Edge 700 8 button set Central Market Plano Texas
HEB owned Central Market has been a long time NEC pbx user, so I was surprised to see these Vertical Edge 700 8 and 24 Digital (not IP) sets throughout this Plano, Texas location. To me, other than the plentiful LCD display, the set is very plain and boring especially compared to the uniqueness or ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel i2002 IP Set My Parents House

Phone of the Day: Nortel i2002 IP Set My Parents House
Next to my Dads TV in my Parents family room sits a Nortel i2002 IP telephone connected remotely to my E-MetroTel UCx back in Chicago 30 miles away. I gave him an autodial to both my system and the remote phone at my sisters house, halfway between my Dads and Chicago. This is the perfect ...

Phone of the Day: Northern Telecom Logic 1A2 Phone SCTV John Candy Skit

Phone of the Day: Northern Telecom Logic 1A2 Phone SCTV John Candy Skit
The phone showing in the bottom of the attached photo is an early modern wedge shaped Northern Telecom telephone. There were two version of Nortel business sets in the early 1980s when this show was produced in Edmonton. There was the digital SL-1 sets that ran off the digital SL-1 PBX. Judging from the size ...

Phone of the Day: Yet Another Nortel T Series Phone, Nortel T7208 Digital Phone Walgreens Chicago

Phone of the Day: Yet Another Nortel T Series Phone, Nortel T7208 Digital Phone Walgreens Chicago
Spotted at a new Walgreens in Chicago is a platinum colored T series telephone working off a Nortel Norstar MICS system. This system won’t be around for long as all Walgreen stores will be Cisco phones soon. This phone is a perfect checkout phone. It’s a step up from the single line T7100 I featured ...

Phone of the Day: Another Nortel T7100, Tj Maxx Countryside IL

Phone of the Day: Another Nortel T7100, Tj Maxx Countryside IL
Per yesterday’s posting here is yet another Nortel T7100 spotted at one of the busiest TJ Maxx stores I’ve ever been to, Countryside, IL. This phone was spotted at the customer checkouts.

Phone of the Day: Nortel T7100 Ultra Foods Highland Indiana

Phone of the Day: Nortel T7100 Ultra Foods Highland Indiana
Back when my family moved to Munster Indiana in 1984, we had went to the local grocery store with the lowest prices Ultra Warehouse Foods, a relatively new concept that opened in 1981 in a former Topps discount store that closed in the mid 1970s. The store was busy with forklifts pallet ing around merchandise ...