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Offline Sigmaz

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AT&T Payphone Plus
« on: January 07, 2018, 08:20:01 PM »
Hey gang.

I have a friend of a friend that would like to have me open it for him.
I'm just sharing because I've never seen one like this with a card reader in the lower information area.
Nifty.


« Last Edit: January 08, 2018, 09:47:51 AM by Sigmaz »

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Re: Request for Payphone Model Identification
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2018, 05:23:26 AM »
I have not seen a phone with a card reader installed in this manner. Are those functional buttons above the reader? Pretty neat phone! Please post photos of the interior once you have it opened please.

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Re: AT&T Payphone Plus
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2018, 08:53:58 PM »
AT&T 1F2B required a transformer. Buttons were speed dial to equal access carriers.

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Re: AT&T Payphone Plus
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2018, 08:54:45 PM »
I never saw this phone in service.

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Re: AT&T Payphone Plus
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2018, 09:00:55 PM »
more pictures

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Re: AT&T Payphone Plus
« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2018, 09:03:11 PM »
I think this was the last phone they built that was all made by them. It required a transformer just like the Eagle.

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Re: AT&T Payphone Plus
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2018, 09:07:32 PM »
Here is a chrome version.

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Re: AT&T Payphone Plus
« Reply #7 on: January 08, 2018, 09:08:54 PM »
This one does not have the equal access buttons for the carriers.

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Re: AT&T Payphone Plus
« Reply #8 on: January 08, 2018, 09:10:26 PM »
There was at least one more AT&T phone I have it I will dig it out and post pictures. It was line powered.

Offline Sigmaz

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Re: AT&T Payphone Plus
« Reply #9 on: January 09, 2018, 11:36:26 AM »
Somehow I knew you had at least one.. lol

I remember you mentioning them during our conversation.

Thanks for the photos!

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Re: AT&T Payphone Plus
« Reply #10 on: January 09, 2018, 08:36:57 PM »
I will be available for express net tomorrow.

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Re: AT&T Payphone Plus
« Reply #11 on: January 09, 2018, 11:01:23 PM »
I will be available for express net tomorrow.
Good deal, I'll bring my stuff to the office as well.

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Re: AT&T Payphone Plus
« Reply #12 on: January 26, 2018, 11:45:27 PM »
Ok so after a bit of a wait the AT&T payphone plus unit was delivered to my basement lab for a once over..

It came complete with dead bugs in the ASD and a nice thick coat of nasty.

The owner has a pretty nice mancave and he wanted to have me crack this one open and see if I could get it to run for him.

First order of business was to remove the upper housing lock. Instead of brute force I plopped it up onto the Bridgeport and milled the core of the lock out.

Once I got inside the upper housing I was pleasantly surprised to find the vault keys!
I popped out the vault lock and replaced the upper housing lock with it. no need for  a vault lock in a mancave.

Anyway this is the intersting part.. I need Payphone Installer's expert mind  to chime in on this one.

Stamped on the chassis is the designation 37A. and looks like the one you posted above.
Interestingly enough it has a dual 9v battery pigtale??.

There are no terminals for L1 L3 CT .. The terminals on the chassis are R T G L.

The EEPROM chip has a sticker on it that says: " NGC Version 3.23  4F4159 Copyright AT&T 1992 "

I guess I need to find out the usual.. what is it, where to find the software, manual...

I'll get more photos up once I get it back together. Right now I have it all over the bench.
I'm scrubbing the unit before I handle it any more.






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Re: AT&T Payphone Plus
« Reply #13 on: January 27, 2018, 12:55:35 AM »
...cont

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Re: AT&T Payphone Plus
« Reply #14 on: January 27, 2018, 09:20:54 AM »

I popped out the vault lock and replaced the upper housing lock with it. no need for  a vault lock in a mancave.


I like to have a locking vault on a firmly mounted payphone. It is a good place to keep a cash stash. A payphone vault can hold $1,000's in folding money.
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