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Telephone Information Resources

Best4Systems are a UK based telecommunications supplier to businesses of many shapes and sizes - from small offices to large international call centres. We have a long standing tradition of supplying anything from entire telephone systems, telephones, conference...

Choosing the Best Conference Phone

Conferencing has long been an essential part of business life and traditionally has taken place in large meeting or conference rooms. Nowadays the trend is towards virtual meetings, whereby there is no longer a need for physical presence. There are many obvious...

Bluetooth in Business Communications

Bluetooth was originally developed by Ericsson in 1994 and was created as a way of allowing data transmission over multiple devices over short distances. Its initial consumer implementations were predominantly for the communications of mobile telephones to headsets or...

How to choose a telephone headset?

Knowing how to choose a telephone headset doesn’t have to be that difficult. Knowing how to connect your telephone to your headset is complicated enough. Trying to work out which lead connects your chosen headset to your specific phone can get a bit confusing....

Avaya telephone Systems

An Introduction Avaya is one of the global leaders in communication systems, applications and services. The company design, build, deploy and manage communication networks for a variety enterprises. Avaya telephone systems can be found in the offices of a range of...

Video Conferencing

Introduction With video conferencing technology, two or more people in different places can communicate by sight and sound at the same time and even share computer applications. The benefits of these systems can be for educational institutions and libraries include...

Introduction to Telephone Headsets

Telephone Headsets attach to the telephone and allow hands-free operation. Telephone headsets are most commonly found in the offices of telephone marketing companies and call centres. Headsets allow comfortable conversation for long periods of time. The telephone...

What is a Conference Telephone

What is a Conference Telephone? The main purpose of conference telephones is to enable easy conversation between more than two people via a single telephone unit. The problems that arise from using just one telephone can be exemplified by picturing the scene of a...

How to change the time on a Norstar system

So how do you get around to changing the time on a Norstar System? You need to be on either of these phones (M7310, M7324 or T7316 telephone) to be able to change the time. Press the Feature key. Type in 266344. (this spells out CONFIG) Depending on System either *...

Meridian Norstar functions

Meridian Norstar functions Programing Features Key Inquiry to show what is programmed to a key Press Feature * 0 The screen will show you what that key does. Programme outside speed dial / number to a key: Press Feature * 1 press required key then...

The history of the Fax Machine

Ready to learn the history of the Fax Machine? What is a Fax? The word fax comes from a Latin derived term "facsimile" which means "make like". In it's basic form a fax machine combines the functions of a digital scanner, a modem and a printer. The scanner scans the...

How do uninterruptible power supplies work

How do uninterruptible power supplies work? Before delving into the details of how an uninterruptible power supply works, let's take a quick look at the basics of this type of equipment. The fundamental purpose of a UPS is to provide an uninterruptible source of power...
Telephone Information Resources

Telephone Information Resources

Best4Systems are a UK based telecommunications supplier to businesses of many shapes and sizes - from small offices to large international call centres. We have a long standing tradition of supplying anything from entire telephone systems, telephones, conference...

Choosing the Best Conference Phone

Choosing the Best Conference Phone

Conferencing has long been an essential part of business life and traditionally has taken place in large meeting or conference rooms. Nowadays the trend is towards virtual meetings, whereby there is no longer a need for physical presence. There are many obvious...

Bluetooth in Business Communications

Bluetooth in Business Communications

Bluetooth was originally developed by Ericsson in 1994 and was created as a way of allowing data transmission over multiple devices over short distances. Its initial consumer implementations were predominantly for the communications of mobile telephones to headsets or...

How to choose a telephone headset?

How to choose a telephone headset?

Knowing how to choose a telephone headset doesn’t have to be that difficult. Knowing how to connect your telephone to your headset is complicated enough. Trying to work out which lead connects your chosen headset to your specific phone can get a bit confusing....

Avaya telephone Systems

Avaya telephone Systems

An Introduction Avaya is one of the global leaders in communication systems, applications and services. The company design, build, deploy and manage communication networks for a variety enterprises. Avaya telephone systems can be found in the offices of a range of...

Video Conferencing

Video Conferencing

Introduction With video conferencing technology, two or more people in different places can communicate by sight and sound at the same time and even share computer applications. The benefits of these systems can be for educational institutions and libraries include...

Introduction to Telephone Headsets

Introduction to Telephone Headsets

Telephone Headsets attach to the telephone and allow hands-free operation. Telephone headsets are most commonly found in the offices of telephone marketing companies and call centres. Headsets allow comfortable conversation for long periods of time. The telephone...

What is a Conference Telephone

What is a Conference Telephone

What is a Conference Telephone? The main purpose of conference telephones is to enable easy conversation between more than two people via a single telephone unit. The problems that arise from using just one telephone can be exemplified by picturing the scene of a...

How to change the time on a Norstar system

How to change the time on a Norstar system

So how do you get around to changing the time on a Norstar System? You need to be on either of these phones (M7310, M7324 or T7316 telephone) to be able to change the time. Press the Feature key. Type in 266344. (this spells out CONFIG) Depending on System either *...

Meridian Norstar functions

Meridian Norstar functions

Meridian Norstar functions Programing Features Key Inquiry to show what is programmed to a key Press Feature * 0 The screen will show you what that key does. Programme outside speed dial / number to a key: Press Feature * 1 press required key then...

The history of the Fax Machine

Ready to learn the history of the Fax Machine? What is a Fax? The word fax comes from a Latin derived term "facsimile" which means "make like". In it's basic form a fax machine combines the functions of a digital scanner, a modem and a printer. The scanner scans the...

How do uninterruptible power supplies work

How do uninterruptible power supplies work? Before delving into the details of how an uninterruptible power supply works, let's take a quick look at the basics of this type of equipment. The fundamental purpose of a UPS is to provide an uninterruptible source of power...

The history of Plantronics

Get ready for the rip roaring ride of the history of Plantronics! The changes, the facts, the years! The 1960s 1961 "Pacific Plantronics" is incorporated on May 18, 1961. 1962 The MS-50, the world's first lightweight headset, is introduced for the aviation industry....

Versatility telephone system reset up

If your Versatility V telephone or any analog telephone is not ringing on incoming calls, go to the Versatility V8 featurephone at extension 20* in your office, this is the programming handset and you will be able to redo your Versatility telephone system set up. On...

Get your Panasonic KXT7668 phone headset up and running

If you are wanting to use a Panasonic KXT7668 phone headset, you must first program your telephone to tell it you are using a headset now. Plug in your headset via the 2.5mm headset jack on the side of the phone, then follow these simple steps: 1. Press the Program...

Panasonic Telephone Systems

An introduction The sales of Panasonic telephone systems in the UK outnumbers those of any other manufacturer. Panasonic have built their reputation upon the years of experience of manufacturing top quality electronic products. The focus on reliability, functionality...