Phone of the Day: Avaya 9608 IP Telephone at Kendall College Chicago, IL

Phone of the Day: Avaya 9608 IP Telephone at Kendall College Chicago, IL
While my fiance and I were checking out a wedding venue in Chicago, I spotted these nice looking Avaya 9600 phones at the front desk of the college.   I took some of the features of the phone and listed them below here: Product Description The Avaya 9608 IP phone is a full-featured IP desk ...

Shared Call/Line Apperance

One of the cool features of the UCx is that is has what’s called “Shared Call Appearance” or “Shared Line Appearance”. What this allows for is for an incoming call to come in on a “Line” and then be put on hold for transfer or paging to that same line. For example if someone calls ...

Northern Michigan: Remote Phones on the E-MetroTel UCx platform

Northern Michigan: Remote Phones on the E-MetroTel UCx platform
Greetings from the Northern Michigan village of Elberta, MI.  I am located 300 miles North of Chicago and 30 miles west of Traverse City, MI nestled at the base of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.   I am staying at my favorite place, Wayfarer Lodgings run by wonderful Mike and Iris Jones.  You might want ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel 1110

Phone of the Day: Nortel 1110
So today’s phone of the day is the Nortel 1110. I just got this beauty in the mail today to integrate it in to my eMetroTel UCx system. The little gem runs SIP firmware as well as Nortel/Avaya UNIStim. A little note, it originally ran UNIStim when first released in 2008 (the 1100 series were ...

Upgrading an 1120e (Unistim) Firmware with UCx

Here’s how you can upgrade the Unistim firmware of your phones (this post talks specifically about the 1120e) with your UCx, using it as a TFTP server: [FW] DOWNLOAD_MODE AUTO VERSION 0624C8Q FILENAME 0624C8Q.bin PROTOCOL TFTP SERVER_IP 1.2.3.4 SECURITY_MODE 0

One of Joe’s Favorite Videos

Joe has always been proud of what he knows in the telephony realm and he never ceases to amaze me. I’m still shocked at what we have set up between our two houses today and the funny thing, he keeps pushing to make it even more sophisticated and better. One of the other things Joe ...

Who is Joetheucxguy?

Well hello out there….I think Alexander Graham Bell would be pretty proud of Justin and I, lol… As Justin mentioned, we met at Purdue University, lived on the same floor in the dorm, and as soon as I purchased a then expensive Nortel M9000 series set that could plug into the analog lines in our ...