Phone of the Day: Nortel 1140E IP Phone with a Parked Call and an Avaya 2526T POE Switch

Phone of the Day: Nortel 1140E IP Phone with a Parked Call and an Avaya 2526T POE Switch
I powered up a POE switch I bought for a friend of mine, for whom I installed an Emetrotel UCx in his brewery.  This POE switch will go into an additional building to control remote Nortel 1140E telephones, hosted back at the main building a mile away. The UCx is awesome if you like being ...

Phone of the Day: Avaya Lucent Partner 18 Digital  Telephone at Eddie Bauer Outlet Michigan City, IN

Phone of the Day: Avaya Lucent Partner 18 Digital  Telephone at Eddie Bauer Outlet Michigan City, IN
The first time I saw these second generation “AT&T Lucent Avaya” Partner phones was in 1996 when Eddie Bauer first opened a flagship on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile.  I thought these phones looked quite futuristic at the time and didn’t even know they were a AT&T Lucent product until I started seeing them pop up at ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel M2616 Digital Telephone at Sysco Food Service in Seattle 

Phone of the Day: Nortel M2616 Digital Telephone at Sysco Food Service in Seattle 
It appears Nortel Meridian 1 telephones are alive and well at Sysco Offices, not to be confused with Cisco! Justin, my blog partner on this site, sent me this photo from Seattle today. The M2616 was the 1990s equilavent to the now ever so present Cisco 7900 series IP phones seen everywhere today.  The M2616 ...

Phone of the Day: Panasonic KX-TS105B Analog Telephone at The Vitamin Shoppe Chicago, IL 

Phone of the Day: Panasonic KX-TS105B Analog Telephone at The Vitamin Shoppe Chicago, IL 
My fiancé and I stopped at a vitamin store in the Lincoln Park area of Chicago and I noticed this plain standard line analog telephone at the main checkout of this vitamin store.   Seeing they are a large chain, I am surprised to see they haven’t dropped the one analog line per location setup ...