Phone of the Day: Nortel M3902 Digital Telephone at the Now Riveria Maya Cancun Mexico

Phone of the Day: Nortel M3902 Digital Telephone at the Now Riveria Maya Cancun Mexico
I featured some Mexican telephones last month but I wanted to specifically feature a Nortel Meridian1/CS1000 telephone spotted by my girlfriend last month at this Mexican resort in Cancun.  It’s pretty awesome to see a familiar Canadian developed telephone in Mexico.  In fact, most of the Nortel telephone sets produced for Meridian 1 and Norstar ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel M7310 at a Wholesale Discount Store in Chicago, IL

Phone of the Day: Nortel M7310 at a Wholesale Discount Store in Chicago, IL
Today my beautiful girlfriend and I did some after Christmas shopping.  Here is a photo of a pristine Nortel M7310 digital telephone at a wholesale club store in Lincoln Park Chicago that rhymes with “bostco”.  I spotted this at the service desk.  The page button must be completely useless because this retailer doesn’t believe in ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel M9617 Analog Unified Communications Personal Call Manager Telephone

Phone of the Day: Nortel M9617 Analog Unified Communications Personal Call Manager Telephone
Around 1998, Nortel was still manufacturing small business and residential analog telephones. The meridian 9000 and 8000 analog telephones or released in 1993. These telephones replaced the rather obscure unity analog telephones. This particular telephone took features of a large office with unified messaging and integrated it into a small analog telephone. This particular phone ...

Phones of the Day: Cisco 7965 at a Bed and Bath Superstore in Chicago, IL

Phones of the Day: Cisco 7965 at a Bed and Bath Superstore in Chicago, IL
I was shopping for Christmas gifts yesterday and stopped at this bed and bath superstore in Lincoln Park Chicago and I discovered that they have upgraded their Toshiba DK Strata Telephones to color display Cisco IP telephones. They also use some type of paging controller that makes an interesting time before they make a paging ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel M7310 @ a Real Estate Office in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin 

Phone of the Day: Nortel M7310 @ a Real Estate Office in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin 
I attended a wedding with my girlfriend in Lake Geneva Wisconsin this past Saturday night and walked past a real estate office and noticed this Nortel Norstar digital phone in the window as I walked past.   

Phone of the Day: Nortel M2008 at a Von Maur Department Store in Lombard, IL

Phone of the Day: Nortel M2008 at a Von Maur Department Store in Lombard, IL
Yesterday I visited a classy Nordstrom like Midwest department store named Von Maur.  I especially like this store as I saw that it contains a state of the art Nortel Meridian 1 telephone system.  This system cannot be more than 12 years old, as I remember going to this store in 2004 and it contained ...

Phone of the Day: Cisco 7961 at a Cooking Store in Chicago IL

Phone of the Day: Cisco 7961 at a Cooking Store in Chicago IL
I spotted this telephone while shopping at the 900 North Michigan shops in downtown Chicago last Monday evening.   This Cisco 7900 series telephone is a 6 line capable multi line IP telephone introduced around 2005 to replace the 7960 series set.   

Phone of the Day: Inside of a Nortel M7310 Red Telephone

Phone of the Day: Inside of a Nortel M7310 Red Telephone
I had to clean up tonic water spilled on my Red Bar M7310 telephone.  It’s been in the phone for a couple of years, so I decided to take the phone apart and clean all of the plastic buttons in soapy water.  They are rather easy to remove.  Cleaning them solved the problem and the ...

Phone of the Day: Lucent (Avaya) 6408D Digital Telephone at a car rental facility at the Dallas airport

Phone of the Day: Lucent (Avaya) 6408D Digital Telephone at a car rental facility at the Dallas airport
My girlfriend is visiting Dallas for work and she captured this older Lucent badged 6408D digital telephone. The 6400 sets were introduced under the Lucent banner in 1997 which was changed to Avaya in 2000. The 6400 sets replaced the square designed 8400 series sets. The 6408 was a replacement for the 8410 digital set. ...