Phone of the Day: Toshiba DKT 2010H Digital Telephone at Lowes Home Improvement Noblesville, IN

Phone of the Day: Toshiba DKT 2010H Digital Telephone at Lowes Home Improvement Noblesville, IN
This telephone was spotted at the paint desk at a home improvement store in surburban Indianapolis.  Lowes has hung on to their trusty DK Strata telephones which appear to be very reliable.  This particular model dates to the early 1990s, but can still be found in retail outlets such as Pep Boys, Lowes Home Inprovement, ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel T7316E Digital Telephone with KEM BLF at a Park District Office in Chicagoland

Phone of the Day: Nortel T7316E Digital Telephone with KEM BLF at a Park District Office in Chicagoland
I was at a Park District office today and noticed this large Nortel T7316E digital telephone with the attached busy lamp field (key expansion module) that is either working off a BCM or a Norstar system from Nortel.   These telephones were introduced in 1999 to work on the new SMB platform named the Nortel ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel T7316E Digital Telephone at Piece Brewery and Pizzeria Bucktown, Chicago, IL

Phone of the Day: Nortel T7316E Digital Telephone at Piece Brewery and Pizzeria Bucktown, Chicago, IL
I stopped by Piece last Saturday evening to get a growler of beer for a party and I noticed they had these Nortel Norstar/BCM digital key system telephones.   They utilize an older Norstar system that still functions like new.  Piece opened around 2000 to employ the cast of MTV’s “The Real World” in 2001. ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel M7208 Digital Telephone at a Bridal Shop in Illinois

Phone of the Day: Nortel M7208 Digital Telephone at a Bridal Shop in Illinois
My fiancĂ© sent me a pic of this phone while she was picking out her wedding dress.  Once a highly respected digital telephone known for durability and ease of use, the M7208 is now known for being a phone of the past.  Even though it’s highly reliable and well made, Avaya has told users to ...

Phone of the Day: Avaya 1608 Digital Telephone at Potash Brothers Market Old Town Chicago, IL

Phone of the Day: Avaya 1608 Digital Telephone at Potash Brothers Market Old Town Chicago, IL
This Avaya 1608 Digital Telephone was spotted at a small neighborhood grocery store in a ritzy neighborhood of Chicago. An IP Office is running these phones, which are peppered throughout the sales floor and service counters.  They might want to check their spelling on the phones display where the word “aisle” is misspelled.

Phone of the Day: Panasonic Digital Office KX-DT333 Phone with President Elect Donald Trump Calling

Phone of the Day: Panasonic Digital Office KX-DT333 Phone with President Elect Donald Trump Calling
Oddly enough, I received a call on my office phone today from newly elected Trump.  When I answered the call, I was greeted with fast busy reorder tone.   Very interesting that his automated system called me on 11/09/16, the day AFTER the 11/08/16 election. 

Phones of the Day: The US Presidential Candidates Telephones

Phones of the Day: The US Presidential Candidates Telephones
Well our prospective candidates do have one thing in common. They both use Avaya phones on their desks. Donald Trump uses an older 8400 series digital set which date back to 1990 to 1996, while Hillary uses a “newer” 6400 set which dates to 1996-2001.   Who says good ole digital phones still aren’t important ...

Phone of the Day: Polycom VVX 310 IP SIP Telephone at Goddess and the Grocer In Bucktown Chicago, IL

Phone of the Day: Polycom VVX 310 IP SIP Telephone at Goddess and the Grocer In Bucktown Chicago, IL
I spotted this clean and modern Polycom set at this unique neighborhood market and cafe.  I highly recommend their breakfast sandwich where today I enjoyed a Salmon Lox and Scrambled Egg Everythung Bagel Sandwich.  My fiancĂ© and I enjoyed the unseasonably warm weather and festive Cubs winning atmosphere amongst Chicagoans on their outdoor patio. I ...

Phone of the Day: Vertical Edge 700 8-Button Digital Phone at Jewel Osco Chicago IL

Phone of the Day: Vertical Edge 700 8-Button Digital Phone at Jewel Osco Chicago IL