"The phone is a remarkably complex, simple device, and very rarely ever needs repairs, once you fix them." - Dan/Panther
Started by bellsystem, July 19, 2017, 12:23:38 PM
Quote from: bellsystem on July 19, 2017, 12:23:38 PMIf you pick up the receiver, you get a dial tone, but after about 10 or 15 seconds, if nothing has yet been dialed, the PBX "times out" that lineOn a "real" landline, typically it's almost a minute before your line times out, and you get intercept, fast busy, or howler tone. I'm not sure why it's so relatively short for Panasonic PBXs.
Quote from: bellsystem on July 19, 2017, 02:13:26 PMInteresting,I guess I should lower my expectations. I have heard recordings from before the Precise Tone Plan when actual machines were use to generate dial tone, and it was almost a minute before the line was intercepted,Is there any way to make it at least a little longer? Maybe 15 or 20 seconds? I'm not even sure what the number of digits to dial has to do with how long the CO/PBX waits before terminating your connection.(Also, I'm not concerned about between digits after the first digit has been dialed, I'm talking about before dialing anything).
Quote from: bellsystem on July 19, 2017, 02:44:10 PMNo, timeout doesn't vary. I just never counted exactly - that was an estimate.I just went to check. Both my 308 and 824 PBXs time out after exactly 10 seconds.
Quote from: bellsystem on July 21, 2017, 06:41:43 PMYes, I have the programming phone. I only use it for programming and speakerphone because as a regular phone it sucks (tons of static).I programmed intercom rings from double to single the same day, so yes it's working for programming. Scanned the entire manual and no mention of the setting I want.