|Re: Classic Six-Button Keysets - Cost During 1970s?|
|Robert Bonomi (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Mon, 15 Aug 2005 02:31:13 -0000
In article <email@example.com>,|
> Back in the 1970s, a standard fixture in almost every business (and
Commonly known as a "1A2" system.
> From what I saw, the pricing was a la carte--every little feature was
The button itself, and the mechanical actions related there were universal.
> Anyway, would anyone know what typical pricing was in the 1970-1975
> - "Hunting" feature so busy calls would go to the next line.
Handled entirely in the C.O. nothing in the 1A2 had anything to do with it.
> - Two lines, two keysets, line lamps that would blink on ring, but not
> - Wink-hold feature.
> - Basic manual intercom (push-button to sound buzzer). Sometimes there
> - Dial intercom, one common channel, one digit automatically sounded
> - Other features of the six button keyset?
> - If a residence had a key system was the cost cheaper than a business?
> Around the 1960s the Bell System came out with a fancier system known
One of the big features of the call director was idiot lights that
I don't know what equipment was behind it -- had to be considerably
> Six button keysets are rare to see today, having been replaced by more
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