The intercom menu is to provide intercom calls, to announce a voice message to a single or multiple phone user simultaneously in a single direction. Intercom is an auto answer and loud speaking function at the receiving extension. To get the Intercom working the telephones must support the intercom feature.
A typical application of the intercom is a chief-secretary or a doctor-nurse setup. The chief/ doctor has a Push2Talk or Intercom button on his Telephone. The secretaries/nurse telephone has the Intercom enabled to answer automatically via the loudspeaker. the chief announces: “next guest/patient please…”. The intercom windows consist of a list panel and a configuration panel.
|Name:||Give your intercom a suitable name|
|Extension:||The extension number that you dial to setup an intercom call.|
|CID Prefix||The number or name display that is sent to the caller|
|Header 1||Send a 1st text header due intercom call setup|
|Header 2||Send a 2nd text header due intercom call|
|Add DID||Select from an available DID line to start an intercom call from external|
|Assign extensions||Select the participants from the list|
Intercom button assignment #
Intercom must be enabled. The telephones must support the intercom feature. Check your feature list of your telephones. (SIP terminal features 3.4)
Example: SNOM 785, advanced configuration settings for intercom receiving.
Example: line key settings for intercom sending.
Intercom: setup or disconnect an intercom connection.
Push2Talk: Establish the connection as long the Push2Talk key is pressed.
Important Notice: The following HW types are currently supported:
- Snom, Yealink, Mitel and Polycom