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Norstar: Systems - Compact CICS


Designed for growing businesses, the Norstar Compact Integrated Communications System (CICS) offers from 4 to 8 lines and 8 to 24 telephone extensions. It supports all Norstar and Business Series telephones, including fully-featured digital functions with LCD and soft keys. Easily add Norstar applications, such as voice mail, automated attendant, computer telephony integration (CTI), and automatic call distribution (ACD).

Norstar: Systems - Compact CICS

Key Features:
Features & Benefits



Technical Specifications

Service Tone Cadences
Tone Cadence (Seconds)
Busy 0.5 on / 0.5 off
Confirmation 1.0 on / 1.0 off (3 bursts followed by no tone)
Expensive Route 0.3 on / 0.3 off (3 bursts)
Overflow 0.25 on / 0.25 off
Recall 1.0 / 1.0 off (3 bursts followed by steady tone)
Ringback 2.0 on / 4.0 off
Ring Splash 0.2 on (1 burst)

Power Specifications
Characteristics ICS
Voltage V ac 110 - 120
Current A rms (max) 1.9
Frequency Hz 45 - 70
Crest Factor 4.0

Telephone Loop Specifications
Characteristics Value
Loop resistance 64 Ohms (300 m of 0.5 mm wire or 1000 ft of 24 AWG wire)
Loop length 300 m (1000 ft) without SAPS, 780 m (2600 ft) with SAPS
Min. voltage at telephone 10 V dc
Current at telephone (idle) 45 mA nominal
Current at telephone (active) 80 mA maximum

Electrical Requirements
Characteristics Spec/Value
Electrostatic discharge
   ICS and telephones IEC 1000-4-2 / EN 61000-4-2 severity level 3 max.of 8 kV with a 300 Ohm/150 pF probe
   Connectors IEC 1000-4-2 / EN 61000-4-2 severity level 2
Radiated Immunity max. of 5 V/m from 100 kHz to 1 GHz
Conducted immunity max. of 3 V rms from 150 kHz to 30 MHz

Internal Analog Terminal Adapter Specifications
Characteristics Spec/Value
Battery voltage -31 V dc +/- 10%
Maximum loop length 900 m (3000 ft.)
Maximum loop current 25 mA
Current limit 39 mA
Ringing voltage at T/R 50 Vrms
Maximum ringing load 2 REN
Ringing frequency 20 Hz
Ring trip time limit 150 ms

Physical Specifications
Characteristics Spec/Value
Height 18.2 in.
Width 9.8 in.
Depth 6.5 in.
Weight 6.7 lbs. (8 lbs with all slots filled)

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