The Avaya B159 extends the uses of the typical conference phone by allowing you to switch between, and combine, three connectivity technologies, Analog, Mobile and USB, extending your mobile’s speaker phone capabilities. The USB connection allows the phone to be used to make VoIP calls so you can hold group calls over the internet.
The B159 is ideal in larger settings as you have the option of connecting to an external PA system and adding expansion microphones that effectively double the voice pickup range. A wireless headset can also be connected for lecture situations enabling mobility while still delivering high quality sounds
Your Avaya B159 Conference Phone comes with:
AC Adapter 14V DC
25 foot Dual Power/Analog Line Cable
5 foot USB Cable
SD Memory Card
Connect the Avaya B159 to an analog line, wireless or mobile phone or PC via Dual Power/Analog Line Cable or USB Cable. Plug in to the power outlet using the power adapter.
Analog is the pre-programmed option but you can switch connectivity options by pressing the “LINE MODE” key. Use the arrow buttons to select an option and press OK to confirm.
Place the conference phone in the middle of the table. The first time the Avaya B159 is started, you will be required to select the region in which you are located and the language you wish to use. Once selected, click “OK” to confirm your selections.
- LED Indicators
- Powerful Speakers – for optimal sound broadcasting
- 360 degree Microphone – with surround sound pick up
- Display Screen – shows the time and date, call status and timer and menu options
- Keypad – with alpha-numerical buttons and additional function buttons
- SD Memory Card Port c
And on the bottom of the phone:
- Mobile/DECT Connection
- Analog line Connection
- USB port
- Expansion microphone port
- AUX port – for connection to PA system
- Security lock port
- Power supply port
Buttons available on your conference phone:
The Avaya Menu contains options for:
“UP and DOWN” Arrows
Allow you to navigate through menus
From the idle phone, they also display call list
The “Mute” Button
When the phone is muted, the indicators are solid red
When a call is on hold, the indicators will flash red
It allows you to change connectivity options
Calling Conference Groups
To make a conference group call, press the conference button and select the Conference group you want to call
Press OK when the first person has answered
Continue for each person in the group
Press C if one of the persons you are trying to call does not answer
The Conference Guide will ask you if you want to redial that person
If Yes, press OK. If No, press C
You will be asked if you want to end the conference guide or continue to the next person
Press OK to continue or C to end the guide
When the guide has ended, you will be connected with up to 6 people and ready to start your conference.
Instant conference calls
To make an instant conference call, press the conference button
Select “INSTANT” and press OK to confirm
Follow the Conference Guide but this time, you have to dial the number of each participant
It is possible to record a phone conference on an SD memory card. Perfect for when you want to document and archive a meeting or play it back to people who are unable to attend.
A flashing symbol appears on the display screen during recording. A beep is heard every 20 seconds so that other parties in the call know it is being recorded.
The document is saved and named after the time at which the recording began and is saved in a folder with the current date.
To start the recording, press the “Record/C” button for 2 seconds and press OK to confirm
The recording symbol flashes on the display screen
Press the “Mute” button during a call to turn the microphone off
The LED’s will change from blue to red
The other party cannot hear what you are saying and only the called party is recorded
Pressing the “HOLD” button during the call will turn off both the microphone and the speaker
The LED’s change from blue to flashing red
None of the parties will now be recorded
To end the recording, press the “Record/C” button for 2 seconds and press OK to confirm
The recording symbol is no longer displayed.
The Avaya B159 is packed with many smart features and is designed for flexible performance. This phone not only features high quality sound and recording capability, but the ability to switch between, and combine, connectivity modes. The B159 is also ideal for larger arenas as you have the option of adding expansion microphones, a wireless headset and even a PA system.
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