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Page tone

Page tone

Page tone


Does anyone know if a device that will do a page tone for external speakers when you do a page?


RE: Page tone

To my knowledge the system will do a page tone for both internal or external but you can test by putting your test set on the page port and activate F62.

You also must not have a paging zone module or anything else that would assist with the page process.

What is the setup? what make amps?


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RE: Page tone

I just have a old Radio Shack amplifier hooked up to the page port. The page function does work when I do a page for the external loud speakers but no page tone. So I'm thinking it does not supply a tone for external..

RE: Page tone

Never seen a tone to external speakers. Tone is optional on page over sets.

RE: Page tone

I have to agree now, I think I suggested to press any digit before paging once before and in fact come to think of it that was how I tested warehouse paging from the front office sometimes.

Now I am thinking of a work around (but just for external paging) not to have to press a digit after pressing page and that is to use a trunk port instead of the page port then create an external Auto dial to dial as many digits as needed to wake up whom ever.
Put the trunk in it's own pool
Create a Dest code and Route to use that Pool (or older smaller systems just use Pool Codes)
Allow the sets to use the Pool
On the sets program an external auto dial suing the code plus any digit/s.

Another option would be to use a Feedback Eliminator along side your amp or get a new amp that has the page tone.


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RE: Page tone

No Nortel phone system supplies a page tone to external paging speakers.
If you hear a page tone through external speakers connected to a Nortel system, it's the paging controller interface (e.g. a Bogen TAMB2) or the paging amplifier.
Nortel phone systems only supply the audio signal.

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