[vcf-midatlantic] Neat donation from Martin F.

Richard Cini rich.cini at verizon.net
Tue Feb 2 21:55:50 EST 2016


I think Panasonic makes an analog/digital PBX that can be used for that (32x8). eBay has them for a decent price. 

I personally use a TalkSwitch unit (8x4) that I got from Dave Dunfield. Works great with Hayes modems. 




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On Feb 2, 2016, at 9:44 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

>>> Here's a nice donation from Martin (of our neighbor organization OMARC): "I have a dozen Western Electric and ITT  1A2 model 2565 (1972 vintage) phones. The batch I have came out of the IBM Corporate Campus on Castle Drive in Armonk, NY. Many still have dial cards depicting (914) 765-xxxx numbers."
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>> Awesome! 1A2 systems are pretty neat -- I have a 4-line setup (currently packed up) that was hooked up to my Asterisk box in Troy. I'd be happy to set one up for VCF if we can find a KSU to go with them.
> 
> Might take you up on that.
> 
> I want us to get a POTS line simulator (I'm fond of the old Teltone brand) so that we can have "real" computer/modem to server/modem handshake communications within the museum.



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