Phone of the Day: Avaya 2420/5420 Digital Telephone at Piccolo Sogno Italian Restaurant Chicago IL

Phone of the Day: Avaya 2420/5420 Digital Telephone at Piccolo Sogno Italian Restaurant Chicago IL
My girlfriend and I celebrated our 547 days anniversary at this really nice Italian restaurant on their outdoor patio.  I spotted this Avaya telephone on the main host stand when we checked it.  It’s very hard to tell if it’s a digital 2420/5420 or one of the IP sets.  Avaya came out with this style ...

Phone of the Day: Crappy Telematrix Hotel Room Analog Phone

Phone of the Day: Crappy Telematrix Hotel Room Analog Phone
The photo shows a crappy boring bland hotel room telephone, nothing else to add!  About as boring and analog as a phone can get!  They are so ugly you’d never want to take one home! 

Yours Truly and Phone of the Day: Enjoying some of my Three favorite things at Marianos Park Ridge, IL including a Nortel T7208 Digital Telephone

Yours Truly and Phone of the Day: Enjoying some of my Three favorite things at Marianos Park Ridge, IL including a Nortel T7208 Digital Telephone
1-A Nortel telephone system that still is used for overhead paging in a grocery store (overhead paging is my favorite, provides comfort to me).  Marianos proves you don’t need walkie talkies to effectively communicate in your store.  Give managers wireless phones connected to the phone system that’s already in place and avoid having to buy ...

Payphones Still Exist:

Payphones Still Exist:
This one is on the platform of the Blue Line in Chicago.  No longer serviced by Ameritech ATT, the phone is now run by a an independent Payphone company. 

Phone of the Day: Panasonic KX-T7730 Digital Phone (KX-T7730) at Bernies Chicago, IL

Phone of the Day: Panasonic KX-T7730 Digital Phone (KX-T7730) at Bernies Chicago, IL
Today’s telephone comes to you from a restaurant bar with a nice outdoor rooftop patio named Bernies on Orleans St in Chicago’s River North.   Our group was having a great time racking up a large tab when the bar manager asked us to leave because there was a three hour limit on our tables. ...

Phone of the Day: Toshiba DKT3210‑SD Digital Set at Marianos Fresh Market Chicago

Phone of the Day: Toshiba DKT3210‑SD Digital Set at Marianos Fresh Market Chicago
This locally based grocery store is my favorite.  They get about the most use out of a telephone system of any retailer I have observed.  The managers use Spectralink IP wireless handsets while most of the associates use a good old Deskphone.  This proves you don’t need walkie talkies and headsets for internal communications.  The ...

Phone of the Day: Toshiba DP5032F-SD Telephone at Whole Foods Lincoln Park Chicago, IL

Phone of the Day: Toshiba DP5032F-SD Telephone at Whole Foods Lincoln Park Chicago, IL
Tonight my girlfriend and I went to have dinner at the flagship Chicago Whole Foods.  They are mainly installing Cisco 7900 series IP sets in all new Whole Foods but it was interesting to come across these digital Toshiba telephones that are at this location.   The store is 4 years old so sometime between ...

Phone of the Day: Avaya Lucent 8410B Digital Telephone at Lambs Farm Libertyville, IL

Phone of the Day: Avaya Lucent 8410B Digital Telephone at Lambs Farm Libertyville, IL
Today my girlfriend and I stopped at a cute farm that offers mentally disabled individuals a chance to succeed in life.  It’s a camp of sort for mentally disabled individuals to work and live and enjoy life helping others. It’s named Lambs Farm.  We had lunch in the Magnolia cafe and it was very very ...

Phone of the Day: Yealink IP Telephone at New Holland Brewery in Holland, MI

Phone of the Day: Yealink IP Telephone at New Holland Brewery in Holland, MI

Phone of the Day: Shoretel 212K IP Telephone at City Market Purdue Campus West Lafayette IN

Phone of the Day: Shoretel 212K IP Telephone at City Market Purdue Campus West Lafayette IN
I made a visit back to my Alma Mater this past Sunday and on campus and tucked amongst former GTE territory, is this new urban City Market grocery store on Purdue’s campus with a Shoretel system.  This store is an outpost for Grand Rapids Michigan based SpartanNash which runs this store.  I know SpartanNash for ...