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 ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel M2008 Digital Set, Marriott Frenchman’s Reef + Morning Star Beach Resort, St. Thomas Virgin Islands

Phone of the Day: Nortel M2008 Digital Set, Marriott Frenchman's Reef + Morning Star Beach Resort, St. Thomas Virgin Islands
Thank you to my great buddy Kortoney Gaff, who snapped a photo of this M2008 he was making a call on, at the front desk of the Marriott hotel in St. Thomas this past weekend on vacation! This is one of the most common and most rugged Nortel telephones sets, also referred to as the ...

Phone of the Day: AT&T Synapse Telephone System Marcos Pizza Highland IN

Phone of the Day: AT&T Synapse Telephone System Marcos Pizza Highland IN
With the fall of Nortel, one of their biggest distributors, AT&T appears to be distributing many systems across the board to fill the gap left by Norstar. Interesting enough, it’s not IP office, but appears to be this self contained mini system called a Synapse. I can’t find much online about the Synapse other than ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel M7100 Digital Telephone Lou Mitchell’s Restaurant Chicago, IL

Phone of the Day: Nortel M7100 Digital Telephone Lou Mitchell's Restaurant Chicago, IL
My favorite breakfast place also has my favorite telephone system. I have become their adjunct telephone guy who helps maintain their Nortel CICS from the late 1990s. This particular telephone is on their front wall as a back up phone to answer calls when the main phone is occupied. It’s a single line phone that ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel M7310N Euro Edition Digital Norstar Set

Phone of the Day: Nortel M7310N Euro Edition Digital Norstar Set
Today’s phone is a bit of an anomaly in the USA. It’s a Norstar phone developed to work on the European and Australian markets under the branding “Commander.” The phone system was sold by the local telco (such as BT Commander in the UK) under this Commander name. This M7310N is the exact same set ...