This phone is no longer available to order, but it is still supported by OIT.
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The 7940 provides two programmable line and feature keys, plus a high-quality speakerphone. The 7940 also has four dynamic soft keys that guide users through call features and functions. This phone features a large, pixel-based LCD display that provides information such as date and time, calling party name, calling party number, and digits dialed.
This model is no longer available to rent. For OIT’s latest IP Phone offering, see 8961 - Gigabit Office Phone.
Note: All calls made from BYU office telephones will display “Brigham Young University” on the Caller ID for calls placed off campus. This cannot be personalized for individual users.
The Messages key offers direct access to voicemail.
The 7940 identifies incoming messages and categorizes them for users on the screen, allowing users to quickly and effectively return calls using direct dial-back capability.
The Settings feature key allows the user to adjust display contrast and select from a large number of unique ringer sounds, volume settings for all audio such as ringer, handset, headset, and speaker. Network configuration preferences can also be set up. (Network configuration is usually set up by the system administrator.)
The 7940 allows users to quickly access diverse information such as weather, stocks, quote of the day, or any Web-based information using XML to provide a portal to an ever-growing world of features and information.
The online help feature gives users information about the phone keys, buttons, and features. The pixel display allows for greater flexibility of features and significantly expands the information viewed when using features such as Services, Information, Messages, and Directory. For example, the Directory button can show local and server-based directory information.
The 7940 features high-quality, speakerphone technology. It also includes an easy-to-use speaker on/off button and microphone mute buttons. These buttons are lit when active.
To view a comprehensive list of options and capabilities, please visit the 7940 model page on the Cisco website.
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