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TOP TEN Reasons To Buy Norstar
Because communications is such an integral part of doing business, the
telephone system a business chooses can make a crucial difference in
its success. Research conducted for Nortel indicates that businesses
want a telephone system that is flexible, reliable, and above all,
easy to use. Norstarís modular design, digital technology and LCD
Window were developed to meet these needs. Users get an easy-to-use
communications system that gives them advanced technology today, in
small companies with growing needs or larger companies with
far-reaching objectives. Norstar Integrated Communications Systems
provide sophisticated, yet easy to use business solutions:
1. Norstar has one of the lowest failure rates in the industry,
which means itís an extremely durable and reliable communications
Norstarís LCD Window walks users through feature
and application usage. This makes Norstar one of the easiest
telephone systems to use and eliminates the need for time-consuming
and expensive training sessions.
Norstarís advanced architecture provides high bandwidth to the
desktop. This means users can take advantage of applications
like ISDN and Computer Telephony Integration without any changes to
existing wiring. Norstar can meet business needs today, as well as in
Norstarís scaleable design allows telephone systems to grow with the
business. Expansion Cartridges or Station and Trunk Modules
enable users to easily increase system size, whether the business has
one employee or one hundred. And the investment is protected, since
common hardware components, most peripherals and all telephone sets
can be used on larger Norstar systems.
scaleable design also makes it easier to add software and
hardware applications to the system, tailoring it to communication
needs. Norstar Applications like StarTalk FLASH, Voice Mail, Desktop
Messaging, Digital Networking, and Fax Messaging to handle the complex
messaging needs of businesses with a large number of callers; Norstar
Automated Call Distribution (ACD) systems to route calls more
efficiently; Norstar Computer-Telephony Integration to link your
computer and telephone; and data communication interfaces, analog
terminal adapters, key lamp modules, and busy lamp fields to maximize
call coverage and increase office productivity.
Norstarís digital architecture creates a platform for current
and future PC-based applications. Special software packages can
distribute calls, track billable activity and even generate reports on
incoming and outgoing telephone calls.
features a family of award-winning telephone sets. Norstarís
attractive high-tech, yet compact, design makes it a favorite of
professional office designers.
Norstarís telephone sets (M7100, M7208, M7310, and M7324 and
the new T7100, T7208, and T7316) feature built-in, handsfree
speakerphones (except M7100 and T7100); built-in wall mount
capability; headset jacks; and volume controls. These features are
standards, not options.
Norstar is the #1 small system for business communications in
the world. Norstar telephones sit on the desktops of over 8 million
business people in more than 80 countries around the globe. (Source:
Northern Business Information/Datapro 1996).
Norstar is manufactured and supported by Nortel, a 100-year-old
company that is one of the worldís leading providers of fully digital
telecommunications and transmission equipment.
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Common Telephone System Features & Terms
Control Unit or KSU: (Key Service Unit): In smaller
office phone systems the control unit is commonly referred to as the
"Brain" or "phone box". The size of the control unit determines
the maximum configuration. Most business phone systems have a number
in the name such as "Meridian
Norstar 616" or "Meridian
Norstar 824 or the MICS
0x32". These numbers usually refer to the maximum configuration of
the system although not always. The "616" would mean 6 incoming lines
and 16 telephones (extensions). The "824", 8 incoming lines and 24
telephones (extensions). The 824 Norstar phone system is expandable to
56 incoming lines and 56 telephones (extensions) by adding expansion
modules. Note: All key telephone systems have music on hold.
are the incoming phone lines from your local telephone company.
Extensions-Stations-These are the actual telephones. They are
extensions of the telephone system. They look like telephones and work
like telephones, But only work with the control unit and will not work
if they are plugged into a regular telephone line from the telephone
company. So, if you ever move, Don't forget the control unit.
Attendant- voice mail systems with the auto attendant is like
having a receptionist 24 hours a day without paying labor costs.
The auto attendant is an answering service that answers incoming calls
with a company greeting,plays a list of options to a caller, and
transfers calls to the different departments, then to mail boxes if
that extension is not answered, or back to a main directory.
The auto attendant can be turned off during business hours and
answered manually. The person answering the call can transfer
calls to the different departments and mail boxes. The voice mail
system is a separate unit from the telephone system, it is wired into
an extension port on the telephone system and is programmed to answer
after a determined amount of rings. Voice mail comes in
different sizes 2 port,4 port, 6 port and up, it depends on the
amount of incoming traffic your company has.
term port means circuit. For instance, a 2 "Port" voice mail system
has 2 circuits to handle call traffic. The number of ports on a voice
mail system is directly related to the number of users that can be in
voice mail at the same time. An example the "Norstar Startalk Flash"
voice mail system is 2 port and 24 mail boxes and is expandable to 4
ports and 48 mailboxes. The term "port" is used when describing a
telephone system it refers to the combined number of lines and
extensions. An example of this would be the "Meridian Norstar Modular
ICS with XC software ". This telephone system supports up to 272 total
Things to think about
before purchasing a office phone system.
Many companies today have purchased
telephone equipment that was just right for there company only to find
out that as there company grow there phone system could not.
Estimating your future growth today may not cause you problems in your
telephone system later. These are questions you need to consider when
purchasing a telephone system.
What is the maximum
number of phones that I can have on my business phone system?
What is the maximum number of phone lines (co lines) for my phone
Can I add phone equipment to increase the number of phones or phone
Can I add features to my phone system such as voicemail?
"Well I need 4 phones so I must
need 4 lines, right?"
NO! Picking phone
lines really depends on the number of calls you receive in a day, how
many phones lines will be used at the same time. If you were running a
sales office and you had 4 phones lines with 4 sales people and they
were all on there phones, new callers would get a busy signal.
You would more likely need 6 to 8 phone lines. A fax lines
can be shared with the credit card terminal,shipping terminal or
anything else, But not at the same time.
Lines- Meaning if line 1 is busy it will roll
over to line 2 an on down to your last line. Don't put the fax line in
the hunt group, Because if all lines are busy the next caller will get
the fax machine. "Not good for business."
When ordering your CO lines from your local telephone company order
them in a hunt group, i.e. Ordering 6 lines, put 4 in the hunt
group 1 for the fax and 1 for a modem or 5 in the hunt group and share
1 line for the fax and the modem.
Meridian Norstar phone systems
are one of the best on the market. "We think the best business phone
Nortel Networks has been designing
communication systems for over 50 years. Product lines such as the
Meridian Norstar are designed with usability and longevity in mind.
Nortelís Norstar phone systems provides
you with an expandable system that will support your companies growing
needs. With usability and reliability combined.
About the Meridian Norstar
We specialize in wholesale
distribution of both new and refurbished Norstar phone systems
and Norstar phone equipment, plus Nortel Phone Systems, Lucent
phone systems, and Panasonic phone systems. Our refurbished
Norstar phone systems and other Norstar telephone systems are
extensively tested, and include a twelve month warranty and
advance replacement policy.
Meridian Norstar telephone
systems are very advanced, but equally important, they are very
easy to use office phones. Norstar's flexibility allows the
office phone system to be tailored to the way a business works
and upgraded and enhanced, as business needs change. There are
several members of the Norstar Office Phone System family from
the compact 6 line 16 extension system to the ISDN 30 compatible
0x32 modular system capable of up to 128 extensions. Ensuring we
can tailor a Norstar Phone System to your needs. There are four
Norstar system phones in the range which can be easily
programmed to suit individual needs. By connecting a Norstar
voice processing system, the Norstar phone system can be
programmed to answer calls, take messages and pass messages on Ė
accurately, professionally, 24 hours a day.
Norstar has an office phone to
suit every job. All four Norstar office phones have digital
displays showing the time and date. All but the most basic
Norstar office phones can be easily programmed by the user to
meet their personal office phone preferences and offer
hands-free operation with optional headsets.
For operators and administrators -
the M7324 office phone has a 2 line display which prompts the
user to use certain office phone functions using three special 'softkeys'
that respond to the screen. The
Norstar Office Phone Memory
keys give access to up to 24 features, lines or extensions. The
Norstar Office Phone LCD indicators show when lines or
extensions are busy. The Norstar Office Phone capabilities can
be extended by adding Central Answering Position modules,
designed for operators managing incoming calls on larger Norstar
phone systems. For intensive use - the M7310 is The Norstar
Office Phone most people prefer. The Norstar Office Phone is
ideal if you make and receive lots of calls. With the same 2
line LCD and soft key functionality, up to 24 speed dial keys
are available on the The Norstar Office Phone, plus 10 memory
keys for line access or frequently used features. This Norstar
Office Phone is easily flexible enough to meet most needs.
For office phone general use -
the M7208 incorporates a 1 line display and 8 memory keys for
access to lines or frequently used features. This Norstar Office
Phone is ideal for those who mainly receive calls or make mostly
For low Norstar Office Phone use
- the M7100 is the right Norstar phone for a warehouse or
conference room, where it may only be used occasionally. This
Norstar Office Phone provides access to Norstar's features
solely via codes, rather than through programmable one touch
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