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Offline Telephone_Singer22

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Western Electric Trimline
« on: August 20, 2015, 06:33:22 AM »
I would like to request a very simple diagram of a Western Electric rotary Trimline. The phone is from January of 1970 and I have no idea what the "model" number is. Just the basics. It doesn't not have RJ-14 jacks, it is a single line unit. I was trying to clean up the wires inside the unit but I didn't take note of where each wire was to go

Offline poplar1

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Re: Western Electric Trimline
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2015, 08:26:23 AM »
You probably have an AD1 tel. set base with a 220A hand telephone set.
See figure 15 here in this link to TCI library:
http://telephonecollectors.info/index.php/document-repository/doc_details/2762-502-303-101-i1-reference-220a-hand-tel-set-w-ac1-ad1-bases-tl

However, in the diagram (FIG 15), the black ringer wire is on G. In order for the phone to ring, you will have to do one of the following:

(1) Move the black ringer wire to L1 inside the phone
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(2) Connect the yellow and green line cord conductors together at the wall (if  you are using the original style cord, with a large plug on one end and 5 spade tips on the wall end)
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(3) Run a small piece of wire inside the phone to connect the L1 and G terminals
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