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Offline Dennis Markham

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Re: AE 40 inspection.
« Reply #15 on: April 27, 2010, 06:54:59 PM »
Greg, that is the one in the video, isn't it???

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Re: AE 40 inspection.
« Reply #16 on: April 27, 2010, 06:56:13 PM »
Greg, that is the one in the video, isn't it???

Yes, it is.
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Re: AE 40 inspection.
« Reply #17 on: April 27, 2010, 06:56:30 PM »
Sounds pretty good for a 50hz ringer............

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Re: AE 40 inspection.
« Reply #18 on: April 27, 2010, 07:01:36 PM »
The other funny thing is notice that the hesitation in the ringer is more pronounced with the cover on, but is almost steady with it off.  Maybe it's scared of the dark!   :D
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Re: AE 40 inspection.
« Reply #19 on: April 27, 2010, 10:22:51 PM »
I hadn't watched the youtubes of the AE40 ringing until now. The clapper looks to be the correct one for a ringer frequency in the 42 to 50 cycle range. I looked at some frequency ringers that I have here in a box and the higher the frequency, the smaller the clapper. A 20 cycle frequency ringer has a huge clapper.

My guess is going to be that someone "messed" with the adjustment of your ringer to make it work. If so, it doesn't work half bad!

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Re: AE 40 inspection.
« Reply #20 on: April 27, 2010, 11:04:12 PM »
Listen to it hooked to a PBX, hardly any hesitation.  The PBX must have more juice in it than the straight phone line.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmLJWcQsPPE
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Re: AE 40 inspection.
« Reply #21 on: April 28, 2010, 09:24:43 AM »
@ Brinybay, who said "I have to say, I really like the art deco look of this phone"....

I do too.   The AE40 is really a great example of Art Deco style, and with the chrome trim these are cool looking phones.

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Re: AE 40 inspection.
« Reply #22 on: April 29, 2010, 02:52:39 AM »
@ Brinybay, who said "I have to say, I really like the art deco look of this phone"....

I do too.   The AE40 is really a great example of Art Deco style, and with the chrome trim these are cool looking phones.

Did they make them in colors other than black?
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Re: AE 40 inspection.
« Reply #23 on: April 29, 2010, 10:47:25 AM »
Yes.
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Re: AE 40 inspection.
« Reply #24 on: April 29, 2010, 11:02:17 AM »
even purple?   Pretty cool!

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Re: AE 40 inspection.
« Reply #25 on: April 29, 2010, 12:37:37 PM »
Yes.

Oo, I want that maroon and gold one!
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Re: AE 40 inspection.
« Reply #26 on: April 29, 2010, 12:56:19 PM »
Ray Kotke (telephonecreations.com) sells housings in various colors.

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