Phone of the Day: Aastra (Mitel) 6869i SIP Telephone

Phone of the Day: Aastra (Mitel) 6869i SIP Telephone
I’ve been considering buying this SIP based Aastra telephone that will work on any sip based telephone system.  It evolved out of the original Aastra acquisition of Nortel’s small business and centrex sets in 1999, so this phone has Nortel ringers and button arrangements.       

Phone of the Day: ROLM RP120 Digital Telephone, Rendered by Yours Truly

Phone of the Day: ROLM RP120 Digital Telephone, Rendered by Yours Truly
I am building a 3D model of a grocery store that once contained ROLM telephones.  I created this 3D view of a 1980s ROLM 120 telephone using Sketchup.   The grocery store was an Omni Superstore owned by Dominick’s Finer Foods, once a Chicago institution who used ROLM Redwood systems in their stores during the ...

Phone of the Day: Lucent/Avaya (formerly ATT) Partner 34D Digital Telephone at a Grand Rapids Restaurant 

Phone of the Day: Lucent/Avaya (formerly ATT) Partner 34D Digital Telephone at a Grand Rapids Restaurant 
While my girlfriend and I were visiting Grand Rapids this past weekend, we had brunch with our friends at the Rockwell.  The food was excellent and definitely worth a visit, especially for Sunday brunch where I recommend the biscuits and gravy and the Bloody Mary bar. I spotted this 34D at the front host stand. ...

Reboot Screen Notifications of a Nortel 1120E IP Telephone.  Today’s Server: Nortel CS1000 Unistim 

Reboot Screen Notifications of a Nortel 1120E IP Telephone.  Today's Server: Nortel CS1000 Unistim 
  Avaya Notification     Waiting for Configuration Files via Provisoning Server     Firmware Version Notification   Starting DHCP signaling to the POE switch       Node Configuration pertains to the CS1000 node (only shown on CS1000 restart)    Forwarding (only shown on CS1000 restart).  What does this mean? Forwarding where?  The Signaling Server.    Terminal ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel 1110 Unistim IP Telephone at the JW Marriott Grand Rapids Michigan 

Phone of the Day: Nortel 1110 Unistim IP Telephone at the JW Marriott Grand Rapids Michigan 
Here is a hallway 1110 IP telephone at the JW Marriott in Grand Rapids.  This phone is connected to a Nortel CS1000 PBX. This has to be one of my most favorite petite IP telephones, with the sleek styling and color coded buttons topped off with the blue display.    

Phone of the Day: Nortel 1120E IP Set at the JW Marriott Grand Rapids Michigan

Phone of the Day: Nortel 1120E IP Set at the JW Marriott Grand Rapids Michigan
I am visiting the JW Marriott in Grand Rapids Michigan and the hotel has the ultimate Nortel Avaya CS1000 telephone system. This 1120E is in my hotel room.                         

Phone of the Day: Panasonic KX-T7433 Digital Telephone at RJ Grunts Restaurant Chicago IL 

Phone of the Day: Panasonic KX-T7433 Digital Telephone at RJ Grunts Restaurant Chicago IL 
Greetings from the home of the creator of the worlds first salad bar, RJ Grunts in Chicago’s  Lincoln Park neighborhood.  I spotted this older digital key system telephone on their main host desk. You definitely need to check this restaurant out. It’s the original creation of Rich Melman and Jerry A. Orzoff who founded R.J. ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel M3901 Taurus Digital Telephone

Phone of the Day: Nortel M3901 Taurus Digital Telephone
This Nortel M3901 Taurus Digital Telephonewas newly introduced in 1998 as an alternative to a single line analog telephone.  The next model up, the M3902 was meant to replace the M2006 Aries II single line digital telephone.   This set mimics an analog phone but is fully digital.  It contains a feature key that allows ...

Phone of the Day:Vertical Vodavi LG Nortel Ericsson Aria 7008D Digital Telephone at Jewel Osco Chicago 

Phone of the Day:Vertical Vodavi LG Nortel Ericsson Aria 7008D Digital Telephone at Jewel Osco Chicago 
A longtime Nortel customer, Chicago grocery proprietor Jewel Osco, recently ditched the Norstar BCM product and went with these multi named digital sets originally manufactured by LG Nortel for use on the LG Nortel Aria platform, but more recently have been re badged as Vodavi Vertical Edge telephones.  How can a telephone have so many ...

Phone of the Day: E-Metrotel UC-202 IP SIP Telephone

Phone of the Day: E-Metrotel UC-202 IP SIP Telephone
From the guys that brought you Nortel, here is the UC-202 SIP telephone. The Emetrotel team consists of former Nortel engineers, marketing staff and technical support staff who are destined to keep Nortel products alive with full support, enhancements, new products and features, and upgrades to Nortel products discontinued by Avaya.   Here is a ...