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Started by marty, April 12, 2011, 11:20:11 AM
Quote from: marty on April 14, 2011, 07:10:50 PMHi All;When looking under Google for 557 switchboard operators manual.. I didn't find a manual, but did find many articles on starting your own Telephone Answering Service, using this SwitchBoard.. I don't know how old the articles are, but I plan on going home and reading them just for Fun..THANK YOU Marty
Quote from: marty on March 29, 2013, 12:21:13 PMHi All;I have moved my 557B to a different location, so that I could put in the writing shelf and the Dial, and plug in the Handset..What I would like to know is CAN I dial out from the Dial and use the Dial and the Handset, just like a regular Dial phone for calling out ??OR would some of it need to be rewired to do that ??THANK YOU Marty
Quote from: Jim S. on April 05, 2013, 02:25:59 PMThe purpose of the dial on manual boards was to connect with the long distance network. The switchboard operator would call the long distance operator and set up the call.