Phone of the Day: Avaya Partner 6D Digital Telephone @ an antique store in Traverse City, MI

Phone of the Day: Avaya Partner 6D Digital Telephone @ an antique store in Traverse City, MI
Last weekend, at super big antique store in downtown Traverse City, I discovered this simple yet refined digital telephone from Avaya that works on the Partner system from Avaya.  This is the light to medium use model, with six line/feature buttons.  Note the interesting sign encouraging customers to pick up the phone and dial the ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel M7208 @ a well know wholesale store in Chicago

Phone of the Day: Nortel M7208 @ a well know wholesale store in Chicago
My girlfriend and I just visited one of those big bulk warehouse stores and as we were standing at the membership desk, I snapped this photo of a Nortel M7310 that works on BCM, Norstar and Emetrotel UCx telephone systems.   This store doesn’t use the phone for much more than external telephone calls.  They ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel M2006 Digital Telephone @ Chicago Post Office

Phone of the Day: Nortel M2006 Digital Telephone @ Chicago Post Office
Here is a picture of a Nortel M2006 single line digital telephone.  This telephone works on all Nortel Meridian 1 PBX switches, CS1000 switches, CS2100 switches, and the Emetrotel UCx switches.  The post office was built during the heyday of Nortel in 1995.  I believe the U.S. Postal service was a large Nortel customer.    ...

Phones of the Day:  Avaya 4621 and 4610 IP Telephones @ Black Star Farms Winery Tasting Room Traverse City Michigan 

Phones of the Day:  Avaya 4621 and 4610 IP Telephones @ Black Star Farms Winery Tasting Room Traverse City Michigan 
My girlfriend and I explored Traverse City, Michigan this past Sunday and we decided to visit a nice winery that is on the Mission Peninsula between the East and West Bay of Grand Traverse Bay.   I know this area well, as my late Parents  would  vacation in this area quite frequently and they particularly ...

Phone of the Day: Cisco 7940 IP Set @ The Cherry Republic in Traverse City, MI 

Phone of the Day: Cisco 7940 IP Set @ The Cherry Republic in Traverse City, MI 
I spotted this Cisco 7940 IP Telephone at a very awesome unique retail store centered around cherries in downtown Traverse City.   The Cherry Republic used to have Nortel Norstar phones and I picked up a few of them on eBay a few years back when they upgraded to Cisco.   Yet another company that ...

Phone of the Day: Avaya Partner 18D Benzie County tourism office Benzonia Michigan

Phone of the Day: Avaya Partner 18D Benzie County tourism office Benzonia Michigan
Todays phone is a rather sophisticated telephone compared to the standard analog one line telephones I’ve been seeing all around this town.  This is the second generation Avaya Partner series phone introduced in 1997, called the euro version due to its enhanced curved styling.      

Phone of the Day: Cisco 7941 IP Telephone @ Sweet Tomatoes in Glenview, IL

Phone of the Day: Cisco 7941 IP Telephone @ Sweet Tomatoes in Glenview, IL
I went out to dinner with my girlfriends family at a healthy buffet style restaurant in Glenview and noticed this Cisco telephone on the front counter.  I assume it isn’t used for any internal communications since all of the employees are equipped with headsets that make them appear as secret service agents.