Phone of the Day: TeleMatrix 9600 Analog Set @ The W Hotel Westwood Los Angeles, California

Phone of the Day: TeleMatrix 9600 Analog Set @ The W Hotel Westwood Los Angeles, California
Sent by my lovely and beautiful girlfriend, is a photo of a Telematrix cordless analog phone from a hotel she stayed at recently in the Westwood area of Los Angeles. At first this phone looked like another “cheap” Teledex analog hotel room phone, but upon further reading on the Telematrix website, this phone can actually ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel Networks T7208 Mariano’s Fresh Market-Park Ridge, IL 

Phone of the Day: Nortel Networks T7208 Mariano's Fresh Market-Park Ridge, IL 
While stopping to pick up a wonderful birthday cake for my Sister, at my favorite grocery store Mariano’s with my favorite girlfriend Gina, I spotted this Nortel T7208 digital set at the checkout.   Most Mariano’s use Toshiba DK Strata digital telephone systems as that’s what parent company Roundy’s uses.  This Mariano’s and a few ...

Phone of the Day (2): Nortel M3904 United Center Chicago Bulls Game

Phone of the Day (2): Nortel M3904 United Center Chicago Bulls Game
I was invited to a Chicago Bulls game with my girlfriend tonight and I was so happy to spend time with her and to see the United Center is a Nortel CS1000 facility.  Here is an M3904 located in the Bulls Fan Shop.  There are also some analog sets and dolphin grey M2000 sets around ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel M7310 Digital Telephone at Lou Mitchell’s Restaurant

Phone of the Day: Nortel M7310 Digital Telephone at Lou Mitchell's Restaurant
I am  here at my favorite Chicago breakfast place, the famous Lou Mitchell’s.  Why famous?  Countless presidents have eaten here, movies and tv shoes have been filmed here, and countless local politicians eat here…..not to mention I always meet people from the farthest reaches of the planet here such as Australia, China and Europe. Oh ...

Phone of the Day: Avaya 9620L IP Phone-Quicken Loans Corporate Office Detroit

Phone of the Day: Avaya 9620L IP Phone-Quicken Loans Corporate Office Detroit
A very special lady sent me a pic of the following phone when she was at the Quicken Loans corrporate office recently.  It’s an Avaya smaller sized IP telephone that would be perfect for general desks in offices, checkouts at a retail store or guest rooms in a hotel.    For some reason this phone ...

Phone of the Day: Mitel Superset 4025 Digital Telephone; Holiday Inn West Loop Chicago

Phone of the Day: Mitel Superset 4025 Digital Telephone; Holiday Inn West Loop Chicago
It was voting day for the Chicago mayoral race yesterday and I snapped a photo of this Mitel digital set at the front desk of the hotel on my way out after voting. This telephone is an odd ball mix between a Nortel and Avaya set.  Mitel has always been a staple of North American ...

Phone of the Day (2): Cisco 7942 Whole Foods Market Chicago

Phone of the Day (2): Cisco 7942 Whole Foods Market Chicago
I was having a beer with my girlfriend at the new DePaul Whole Foods in Lincoln Park Chicago and spotted this Cisco phone that the bartender made a page over the store for last call with.  Whole Foods used to be Panasonic and then Toshiba, now Cisco.            

Phone of the Day: Avaya 9608 IP Set and BM12 KEM Module at yet a different Fashion Discount Store based in Seattle

Phone of the Day: Avaya 9608 IP Set and BM12 KEM Module at yet a different Fashion Discount Store based in Seattle
I recently ventured into to my favorite discount fashion store down the street from in Chicago and ran into these awesome IP phones.  Some of their stores are still 6408 sets while others are the newer IP sets most likely running off an IP Office.  Paging isn’t frequent because they use headsets but if someone ...

My Phone Collection

My Phone Collection
Here a few updated views of the current phone system set up in my lab  at home.  The Ip phones should read UCx 1000 not CS1000, I haven’t updated them yet.                                                     

Phone of the Day: Nortel M7208 @ My Friend Derek’s Home

Phone of the Day: Nortel M7208 @ My Friend Derek's Home
While visiting my friend Derek in the Indianapolis area a few weeks ago, I grabbed a picture of one of his Nortel M7208s located in the family room of his house.  We installed the Norstar DR1 back in 2010 and him, his wife and kids use it to page each other all of the time. ...