Phone of the Day: Avaya Definity 8410 Digital Telephone @ Nordstrom Michigan Avenue Chicago

Phone of the Day: Avaya Definity 8410 Digital Telephone @ Nordstrom Michigan Avenue Chicago
Introduced during Lucents boxy phone days of the late 1990s, the 8410 is a work horse telephone still in good standing and use at this magnificent luxury department store on North Michigan Avenue in Chicago.       

Phone of the Day: Fujitsu Omni/GTE Digital Telephone in the 1980s at Purdue University

Phone of the Day: Fujitsu Omni/GTE Digital Telephone in the 1980s at Purdue University
Today I am going to display a memory of my attendance at Purdue University and show you the type of phones that were on campus when I was a student there in the late 1990s. While cleaning out my parents house, I came across this user manual that I must’ve taken while I was at ...

Phone of the Day:  Avaya 9608 IP Telephone at a Seattle based discount store in Lincoln Park Chicago

Phone of the Day:  Avaya 9608 IP Telephone at a Seattle based discount store in Lincoln Park Chicago
I spotted this clean crisp Avaya IP set while shopping with my girlfriend this past Saturday afternoon.  More than likely this telephone is connected to an IP Office, but it can work on any current Avaya Aura or IP Office platform. Those buttons are a bit confusing.  Shouldn’t they just say park 101,  park 102, ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel T7208 Marianos Fresh Market Park Ridge, IL

Phone of the Day: Nortel T7208 Marianos Fresh Market Park Ridge, IL
I am so impressed with Marianos in every fashion, from their wine bars, to their offer to grill your meat purchases to the friendliness of the staff.   I am even more impressed that instead of installing Roundys Supermarkets  (Marianos Parent Company)  typical Toshiba DK Strata system, the Telecom staff kept the Nortel BCM 200 ...

Phone of the Day: Polycom VVX400 IP Telephone at Townhouse Restaurant Detroit 

Phone of the Day: Polycom VVX400 IP Telephone at Townhouse Restaurant Detroit 
I stopped in Detroit on my way back from Toronto on Thursday evening and met my girlfriend at this newer place called Townhouse Restaurant in downtown Detroit.  She was in Detroit for business.  I had an unreal awesome burger called the Townhouse burger and some great Michigan beers.  Downtown Detroit has really come a long ...