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Offline dsk

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My English are to bad,,, or
« on: October 04, 2012, 08:48:22 AM »
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How does this rotary work?

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« Last Edit: October 04, 2012, 12:27:17 PM by Dennis Markham »

Offline LarryInMichigan

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Re: My English are to bad,,, or
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2012, 09:36:04 AM »
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How does this rotary work?

Probably exactly like a DTMF (touch-tone) phone ;)

Offline 1954NE500

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Re: My English are to bad,,, or
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2012, 10:33:30 AM »
Phone here is an AE80E (Automatic Electric/GTE) Touch Call. Circa 1970's/early 1980's at the latest.

Offline Brinybay

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Re: My English are to bad,,, or
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2012, 12:52:25 PM »
"...have been told it works".  Reminds me of when I bought my 1929 Majestic Radio, the lady said "It used to work".  Uh, well, yeah, I'm sure it did, 70-80 years ago, but it don't now!
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Re: My English are to bad,,, or
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2012, 02:23:18 PM »
 ;) I have an 80E rotary, it looks like it has been in the war, so I have done lots of fetteling, ang got great help, and parts from other forum members. The decor plate system is a great gimmick. It seems like the functions are almost WE500, but the assembly and mechanical design is of a more limited quality. Still its impressing to see how much stress it can tolerate, and still function. This telephone is by me classed, as just good enough, and nothing more, and that's just what I believe AE had meant to make.

It will never be my favorite,  but it could be the best example on just "good enough" a price winner, with quality good enough to not loose the reputation of trustability.

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Re: My English are to bad,,, or
« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2012, 01:43:04 AM »
Phone here is an AE80E (Automatic Electric/GTE) Touch Call. Circa 1970's/early 1980's at the latest.

1975 through about 1986 for the AE 80E. There were UDK (Universal Dialing Keypad) models that had touch pads that produced dial pulses but this doesn't appear to be one of them.

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