|Re: Classic Six-Button Keysets - Cost During 1970s?|
|Carl Navarro (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Sun, 14 Aug 2005 23:56:04 GMT
On 13 Aug 2005 18:30:30 -0700, email@example.com wrote:|
> Back in the 1970s, a standard fixture in almost every business (and
Since the stuff was regulated in that time frame it might be hard to
In 1985, I paid:
6-button set 65.79
Line cards were about $20.00 without MOH option and KSU's about $340
Now, to give you a comparison, the new-fangled Comdial Executech
> From what I saw, the pricing was a la carte--every little feature was
> Anyway, would anyone know what typical pricing was in the 1970-1975
>- "Hunting" feature so busy calls would go to the next line.
Still in the $2-4 range per line.
> - Two lines, two keysets, line lamps that would blink on ring, but not
> - Wink-hold feature.
> - Basic manual intercom (push-button to sound buzzer). Sometimes there
In the '80's, the unit was about $25 for a 401 common battery card.
> - Dial intercom, one common channel, one digit automatically sounded
> - Other features of the six button keyset?
Whatever you wanted, you added them ... if they would fit in the set.
> - If a residence had a key system was the cost cheaper than a business?
Probably not, just the lines were less.
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