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  • external horn

    Any ideas on the best why to setup an external horn.
    Last edited by southeasternMI; 09-19-2008, 04:10 AM.

  • #2
    I'm running ST8 if that helps.


    • #3
      There may be a better way to do it, but the method that comes to mind is to setup an analog extension that would be hooked up to the horn and then put the two extensions in a hunt group.


      • #4
        Yes, I was thinking of a hunt group, but would like something cleaner. Because if the indiv extension of the IP phones was dialed we wouldn't get the horn. I guess I could make the IP phone extension the hunt group ext and have a unpublished ext as the indiv ext of the IP phone thats in the huntgrp. Then when the IP phone was called both would ring.


        • #5
          Mountain out of a mole hill?

          What is wrong with the paging port and use a very simple device like Viking Electronics PA-2A with ring over paging. It is assumed you are trying to get ringing over the horn.

          If it paging then it is even more simple. Give a look at Viking Electronics Telecom & Security Products or Valcom Self Amplified Paging and Voice Evacuation Solutions.


          • #6
            Yes, the biggest questiion is what do you want the horn to do? Paging or ringing?


            • #7
              I don't know if this fits your needs but we had similar needs. What we did was make the horn the number in question then on an IP phone used a monitor Extension.

              Idealy you would be able to make the analog horn a bridged appearance of the number being called. But I have to find that capability


              • #8
                Yes the call appearance would work if we had 230's or above, but we are working with 115's. It would be nice if we could add the night bell to a hunt grp.