Phone of the Day: Cisco 7962

Phone of the Day: Cisco 7962

Phone of the Day: Nortel 1230 SIP IP Telephone Purdue University

Phone of the Day: Nortel 1230 SIP IP Telephone Purdue University
A few weeks back, I spotted this SIP unregistered IP phone being tested at Purdue University in their Telecommunications Building.  It is branded an Avaya set, but in reality was developed by Nortel as a less expensive option to the designer 1100 IP phone sets.  It is being tested on a Nortel Baystack 460-24T Full ...

Nortel Norstar System installed at a Non-Profit

Nortel Norstar System installed at a Non-Profit
A few months ago, a good friend of mine Dan Raftrey knew of my intense Nortel phone interest and asked if I would like to help out a non profit group named Youth Conservation Core in Waukegan, IL.  I took a winter’s afternoon trip up there and installed a Nortel 6×16 Norstar DR1 telephone system ...

Phone of the Day: Avaya 1408 Digital Deskphone Saks Style

Phone of the Day: Avaya 1408 Digital Deskphone Saks Style
Up on the 7th Floor of the Saks Fifth Avenue on Chicago’s Magnificent Michigan Avenue mile, is a great bar to enjoy the great store design and beautiful women at the store.  It’s called Sophie’s.  I grabbed a few photos of the newly installed Avaya 1408 Digital Deskphones.  Interesting enough, Saks used to be a ...

Purdue University Nortel Telephone System

Purdue University Nortel Telephone System
Attached are a few pictures from my visit to the Purdue University Phone System, my Alma Mater, a few weeks ago. They are a heavy Nortel CS2100 client along with SIP clients: Here is a photo of the Ultimate Wall of Nortel Phones: And next is Yours Truly posing with an Option 81C cabinet setup ...

Phone of the Day: Disgraceful Analog Phone JW Marriott Indianapolis

Phone of the Day: Disgraceful Analog Phone JW Marriott Indianapolis
While I was thoroughly impressed with my stay at the JW Marriott in Grand Rapids Michigan with their full IP based NorAvaya CS1000 phone system, the JW Marriott Mitel telephone system in Indianapolis run by White Lodging, is less high tech and less desirable than that of the Grand Rapids hotel.  I found this piddly ...

Phone of the Day:Avaya 2410 Digital Telephone Chicago Style

Phone of the Day:Avaya 2410 Digital Telephone Chicago Style
Shown below is a beautiful Spring Afternoon view of the Chicago River from the corner of LaSalle and Wacker drive in the Windy City.  I found this Avaya digital 2410 phone sitting on a conference room ledge at a meeting I was attending.  The 2410 can work on all platforms of Avaya systems from the ...

Phone of the Day:Al’s Charhouse Nortel M7310 Norstar phone

Phone of the Day:Al's Charhouse Nortel M7310 Norstar phone
It seems like to me, every great restaurant has a great phone system and Al’s Charhouse is no excpetion with their Meridian phones! Today’s post is showing a Nortel Norstar M7310 digital set with Ameritech branding, at Al’s Charhouse, 32 S La Grange Rd, La Grange, IL(Phone:708-354-6255).  This evening, I had the best steak I’ve ...

Phones of the Day:Nortel SME/Home Phone Catalog 1996

Phones of the Day:Nortel SME/Home Phone Catalog 1996
Found deep in a design magazine from 1996 that I just pulled off the shelf, here is a very well graphically designed Analog phone catalog from Nortel.  These phones powered my 4 years of dorm life at Purdue.  The 8003 was my phone first semester Freshman year, then the 8009 was with me for the ...

Phone of the Day: Avaya Partner Euro 18D Casablanca Mexican Restaurant

Phone of the Day: Avaya Partner Euro 18D Casablanca Mexican Restaurant
Today’s phone comes to you from one of my favorite restaurants called Casablanca in East Chicago, IN.  The owner Manuel is extremely gracious and is always awaiting his customers in all white attire in tribute to his restaurant.   The food is incredibly tasty and reasonably priced.  The margaritas are amazing too! I took a picture ...