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Member Forums => Buy & Sell Telephone Equipment => Topic started by: silversam on July 05, 2010, 05:14:35 PM

Title: Looking for a door box
Post by: silversam on July 05, 2010, 05:14:35 PM
Guys -

My door box at home has died. Very sad. It's been in for 30 years so I guess I can't complain, but I still need one... The system was a modified ITT 76A call announcer wired to a 401 (1A2) card. I'm no longer able to get call announcers so it's probably time for something new.

I looked at Sandman, but what I'm looking for would ideally wire to a 400 (CO) line card and ring the card and the phones when the button was pushed. HF talkback is a must.

Any suggestions? And more important -anyone have one for sale?

Sam
Title: Re: Looking for a door box
Post by: KENB on July 05, 2010, 06:13:57 PM
Sam
Did you look @ Viking ?

or valcom door boxes
Title: Re: Looking for a door box
Post by: silversam on July 06, 2010, 07:28:45 AM
Ken -

I took a quick look, but what I was really looking for was feedback fro the guys here - and availability. I'd rather spend my money with the guys on the board then with some faceless supply house.

Sam
Title: Re: Looking for a door box
Post by: KENB on July 06, 2010, 08:40:27 AM
Then its time to sent a signal to Ed in his bat cave .
Title: Re: Looking for a door box
Post by: hbiss on July 06, 2010, 12:47:11 PM
Viking. They have a wide variety of styles, sizes and finishes and that's mostly all you need to concern yourself with. I believe all are designed to ring a trunk port so even a 1A2 is supported. If you see something you like I'll be happy to give it a look to make sure it will work for you.

-Hal
Title: Re: Looking for a door box
Post by: Skip555 on July 06, 2010, 12:57:53 PM
Ive had good luck with the one Sandman sells , it rings a co port or a 2500 set so I don't see why it wouldn't work on your 1a2

  the awning he sells for it makes a nice looking install

 
Title: Re: Looking for a door box
Post by: silversam on July 06, 2010, 03:25:44 PM
Hal -

Thanks, I'll take a look at Viking.

Skip -

Maybe I'm missing something, I thought Sandman's worked on your existing phone line, not on an empty CO port. I'll look again.

Ken -

Ed's bat cave may be the right idea.


Sam