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Re: Best way to wire up a collection? (PBX)
« Reply #30 on: May 13, 2016, 12:50:18 PM »
My 1st $25 offer on a 308) was refused. Along with this comment "Also it is a big and heavy unit so saving $10 on it won't really help much. Depending on where you live, shipping will probably add $20-$30 to the price."

Are these so large that they can't be safely shipped in a USPS Large flat rate box for about $15?
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Re: Best way to wire up a collection? (PBX)
« Reply #31 on: May 13, 2016, 02:56:57 PM »
Benny, these units aren't mandatory to have, so if you are patient, a good deal will come along. I missed a 616 a couple weeks ago for $20 + shipping. I usually at least get a counter offer, even if it isn't much less than the asking price. I put in an offer on a "BK-Precision-1045B-Telephone-Tester". He was asking $104.99, I offered him $45 & he countered with $70. I didn't get back to him in time, this morning. He relisted It today for $94.99.I like "Make Offer", I always feel like I got a deal. Since I have the 308 I can test phones with, do I really need another toy? My answer would be yes but my wife's would be no. I don't think telling her that since we are married it is half hers would help matters any. I'm thinking of having some of my stuff that I really don't NEED shipped to another address & bringing it home when she's not there. I'm guessing that wouldn't be the act of a loving husband ;-)
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Re: Best way to wire up a collection? (PBX)
« Reply #32 on: May 13, 2016, 06:47:08 PM »
Benny ...they are big and no way will fit in a flat box ....$25 shipping would be expected....Doug
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Re: Best way to wire up a collection? (PBX)
« Reply #33 on: May 13, 2016, 10:11:39 PM »
Benny, these units aren't mandatory to have, so if you are patient, a good deal will come along. I missed a 616 a couple weeks ago for $20 + shipping. I usually at least get a counter offer, even if it isn't much less than the asking price. I put in an offer on a "BK-Precision-1045B-Telephone-Tester". He was asking $104.99, I offered him $45 & he countered with $70. I didn't get back to him in time, this morning. He relisted It today for $94.99.I like "Make Offer", I always feel like I got a deal. Since I have the 308 I can test phones with, do I really need another toy? My answer would be yes but my wife's would be no. I don't think telling her that since we are married it is half hers would help matters any. I'm thinking of having some of my stuff that I really don't NEED shipped to another address & bringing it home when she's not there. I'm guessing that wouldn't be the act of a loving husband ;-)
I understand about the "wife" situation....I also have one of those....Ha!
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Re: Best way to wire up a collection? (PBX)
« Reply #34 on: May 13, 2016, 10:14:51 PM »
Benny ...they are big and no way will fit in a flat box ....$25 shipping would be expected....Doug

It is not always evident how bulky items are in pictures....thanks for the response....

They look lik a older cassette recorder!...Thanks!
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Re: Best way to wire up a collection? (PBX)
« Reply #35 on: May 13, 2016, 10:37:44 PM »
It is not always evident how bulky items are in pictures....thanks for the response....

They look like a older cassette recorder!...Thanks!

From the manual:

Dimensions (HWD)  14 1/2 x 11 1/8 x 3 3/4 inches

Weight:  Approx. 5.6 lb
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Re: Best way to wire up a collection? (PBX)
« Reply #36 on: May 14, 2016, 09:51:38 AM »
From the manual:

Dimensions (HWD)  14 1/2 x 11 1/8 x 3 3/4 inches

Weight:  Approx. 5.6 lb

Thanks!...That is indeed larger than the pictures look!

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Re: Best way to wire up a collection? (PBX)
« Reply #37 on: May 14, 2016, 11:32:24 AM »
From the manual: ( KX-TA308 )

Dimensions (HWD)  14 1/2 x 11 1/8 x 3 3/4 inches

Weight:  Approx. 5.6 lb

I don't have a 308 so I got the above from a KX-TA308 on line manual but the TA308 is not be the same as the KX-T308. The TA308 seems to be a newer, more advanced unit that is smaller in size and weight than the T308. My T616 seems to have the same sized cabinet as the T308 but the T308 may weigh a bit less. Anyone who has a KX-T308 could provide accurate dimensions for that model.

I took my KX-T61610 off the wall to get the following specs. The T616 and T308 on line manuals do not have this information. The dimensions may be the same as the T308 but may weight more for the T616.

KX-T61610

     Dimensions (HWD): Approx. 17 x 13 x 4 inches

     Weight:  Approx. 14.4 lb
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Re: Best way to wire up a collection? (PBX)
« Reply #38 on: May 14, 2016, 12:13:45 PM »
The KX-T30810 and KX-T61610 have the identically sized case.

Per manual:
Size:
334 (W) x 437 (H) x 107 (D) mm
13 6/32" x 17 7/32" x 4 7/32"

Weight:
KX-T30810 version 1:         5 kg (11 lb 0.4 oz)
KX-T61610 version 2 or 3:  7.2 kg (15 lb 14 oz)

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Re: Best way to wire up a collection? (PBX)
« Reply #39 on: May 14, 2016, 02:28:56 PM »
Here are copies of the
 - Installation Manual
 - Station User Guide
 - Service Manual (V1)
for the 30810.

The installation manual has all the configuration options.

 Panasonic KX-T30810--Installation Manual--CRPF.pdf
 Panasonic KX-T30810--Station User Guide for TT and Rotary Telephones PQQX5291YA--CRPF.pdf
 Panasonic KX-T30810--Service Manual--CRPF.pdf

PS:  I have moved the manuals to a separate post in the designated key system section:

http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=16184.0
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Re: Best way to wire up a collection? (PBX)
« Reply #40 on: May 14, 2016, 03:17:18 PM »
Thanks unbeldi for the manuals & measurements. My rough measurements were 17"X13"X 4", so the manual is correct. I didn't weigh it though. I'm sure I will get a lot of use out of the manuals.
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Re: Best way to wire up a collection? (PBX)
« Reply #41 on: May 15, 2016, 06:53:10 PM »
I ordered this 30810 PBX today....

http://www.ebay.com/itm/172201471182

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Re: Best way to wire up a collection? (PBX)
« Reply #42 on: May 15, 2016, 07:24:16 PM »
I ordered this 30810 PBX today....

http://www.ebay.com/itm/172201471182

Looks like another good purchase, since the shipping is low.  It is a version 3 unit, the latest of these. Looks clean.

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Re: Best way to wire up a collection? (PBX)
« Reply #43 on: May 15, 2016, 08:18:22 PM »
Looks like another good purchase, since the shipping is low.  It is a version 3 unit, the latest of these. Looks clean.

It did look clean..I took that as s sign....
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Re: Best way to wire up a collection? (PBX)
« Reply #44 on: May 15, 2016, 09:46:29 PM »
Hey Benny, did you give in & pay the full price, or did they take a $25 offer? Even if you paid full price, you more than made up for it on the BK Precision 1045A phone taster.
Gary