Phone of the Day: Nortel Aastra M8009 Analog Telephone at Family Fare Supermarket in Frankfort, MI

Phone of the Day: Nortel Aastra M8009 Analog Telephone at Family Fare Supermarket in Frankfort, MI
I spotted this M8009 at a vacation land grocery store in northern Michigan.  It’s connected to the stores Panasonic key system, but has served the store well as a checkout telephone.   The M8009 set is reliable, durable and easy to use. 

Phone of the Day: SNOM 710 IP Telephone at Toms Market in Northport, Michigan

Phone of the Day: SNOM 710 IP Telephone at Toms Market in Northport, Michigan
Today my fiancé and I visited Toms Market while spending the day in Northport Michigan.  Northport is a beautiful small town full of little shops, a brewery and a local grocery store named Toms.    Toms Market is a small chain of grocery stores based in the Traverse City, Michigan area.  Their phones used to ...

SNOM PA-1 Paging Device UPDATE and Diagrams

SNOM PA-1 Paging Device UPDATE and Diagrams
I’ve had the SNOM PA1 for almost a year and it’s working out quite awesome! I attached a video below showing a little more detail of the device I posted back in May 2015.   In addition to the videos, I am showing some diagrams explaining possible scenarios of this device. I am showing a grocery store ...

Establishing a Dial Plan

One of the most overlooked and often under planned things with telephony installations is/are the dial plans. There’s a lot of things you need to think about when taking in to consideration a dial plan… Extensions Outgoing line(s) Paging Zone(s) Room for expansion Trunking …and many more things. As an example, I’ll take my configuration ...