Phone of the Day: Here are some 1990s phones from 1997

Phone of the Day: Here are some 1990s phones from 1997
I snapped these screenshots from a video about companies switching to casual dress in 1997.  This is deep in the heart of the great phone system era. Second generation ROLMphones: AT&T 7400 Series Phone: Nortel M2616 Phone:  

Phone of the Day: Panasonic KX-DT543 Digital Telephone at an Independent Bookstore in Lagrange IL

Phone of the Day: Panasonic KX-DT543 Digital Telephone at an Independent Bookstore in Lagrange IL
This is a newer styled Panasonic digital telephone shown at a bookstore.  It looks very similar to the Toshiba digital phones that have just been discontinued.

Phone of the Day:Avaya 1416 Digital Desk Digital Phone at Saks Off Fifth Rosemont, IL 

Phone of the Day:Avaya 1416 Digital Desk Digital Phone at Saks Off Fifth Rosemont, IL 
I snapped this photo at a retail outlet store here in the Chicago area.  This phone was spotted at the checkout.  Saks used to be all Nortel but has switched to Avaya. 

Phone of the Day: Vertical SBX 24-Button Digital Telephone at a Menswear Store in Chicago 

Phone of the Day: Vertical SBX 24-Button Digital Telephone at a Menswear Store in Chicago 
I spotted this Vertical Vodavi LG Nortel Ericsson digital telephone at a menswear store in Chicago.  You name the manufacturer because it has a ton of different brand names stemming from Vertical buying Vodavi and Vertical partnering with LG Nortel which became LG Ericsson. This phone design is a digital set, although the manufacturer also ...

Phone of the Day: Cisco 7945 and 7965 IP Telephones at a Home Improvement Store in Chicago  

Phone of the Day: Cisco 7945 and 7965 IP Telephones at a Home Improvement Store in Chicago  
I spotted these Cisco IP phones at a very popular Home Improvement store in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood.  This customer used to solely be an Avaya customer but in the last few years has switched to Cisco.  These Cisco color display phones are quite nice and durable.  Obviously its a shame that the phone in ...

Note: By now, after viewing the numerous daily phone posts on here, you should all realize “landline” business phones are not dead and are still everywhere and being evolved into newer and better looking phones and technology.

Note: By now, after viewing the numerous daily phone posts on here, you should all realize
The latest and greatest Cisco phones

Phone of the Day: Avaya Partner 6 Digital Telephone at a Dermatologists Office in Chicago

Phone of the Day: Avaya Partner 6 Digital Telephone at a Dermatologists Office in Chicago
I was awaiting a visit with my dermatologist and I noticed this digital Avaya phone in the exam room.

Phone of the Day: Aastra 6757i SIP Telephone at the Fairfield Inn Downtown Milwaukee 

Phone of the Day: Aastra 6757i SIP Telephone at the Fairfield Inn Downtown Milwaukee 
I spotted this phone a few weeks ago at the hotel front desk of a Fairfield Inn in downtown Milwaukee.  It appears this hotel is using some type of SIP based IP PBX.  This is the thrid generation SIP phone developed by the former Nortel guys at Aastra.  The first SIP mimicked a M9417, the ...

Phone of the Day: Northerm Telecom M5312 with Multiple KEM Modules at the Lancaster County Pennsylvania 911 Center

Phone of the Day: Northerm Telecom M5312 with Multiple KEM Modules at the Lancaster County Pennsylvania 911 Center
I found this photo online of a super sized M5312 Centrex set shown in a 911 Center in Pennsylvania.  I love the sheer size of this phone meant for handling and dispatching emergency calls.

Phone of the Day: Yealink T21P Enterprise HD IP Phone at a Bakery in Chicago’s Bucktown

Phone of the Day: Yealink T21P Enterprise HD IP Phone at a Bakery in Chicago's Bucktown
A bakery that we visited had this Yealink IP phone in their office area.  This is a compact SIP based IP phone with two lines and simple SIP based features such as Hold, Conference, Transfer, and Park.  I assume this phone is connected to their much larger facility in the suburbs.  Usually these Yealink phones ...