BERKSHIRE by ASCOM



The Berkshire Standard
A basic two-piece telephone, compatible for PABX working. It uses MF signalling and is available with either Earth Leg Recall (ELR) or the optional Time Break Recall (TBR).

Key features:

  • MF Dialling
  • Earth Recall
  • Mute Button
  • Last Number Redial
  • Electronic Ringer
  • Ringer with variable pitch/volume control

It has an optional Wall Bracket and the colours available are Light Grey, White and Beige.

Autophon called this the Berkshire Tone.

Autophon also did a similar model called the Berkshire Pulse which identical to the Berkshire Tone but was pulse dial only.



The Berkshire Select
The Berkshire Select offers all signalling operations with MF/LD Dual Dial Signalling, as well as ELR and TBR.

Standard features are Last Number Redial, Mute Button and Electronic Ringer (with variable pitch/volume controls).

As an optional extra the Select can be supplied with a Ringing Indicator Lamp (LED) which flashes in conjunction with the Bell or Tone Caller.

Also offered is an optional Wall Bracket and the colours available are Grey, White, Beige and Red.

Approval number : S/1284/M/502378

 









Berkshire Message Waiting
This telephone benefits from having a "Message Waiting" lamp that can be activated by the hotel receptionist to inform a guest o a waiting message. Additionally with a large face plate suitable for silk of screen application it is ideal for those hotels wishing to display the telephone numbers of their facilities and services.

Key Features:

  • LD/MF/Mixed Dialing
  • Time Break and Earth Recall
  • Mute Button
  • Last Number Redial
  • Electronic Ringer
  • Ringer has variable pitch & volume control
  • Message waiting

With an optional Wall Bracket, the colours available are Grey, White and Beige.


The EMC Berkshire Radio Frequency Suppressed Telephone
This telephone was specifically produced to reduce the risk of Radio Frequency Interference experienced near radio transmitters by Police Forces. It is especially suitable for any application where radio interference could be a potential problem.

It offers all the signalling operations with MF/LD Dual Signalling, as well as ELR and TBR. Standard features are Last Number Redial, Mute Button and Electronic Ringer (with variable pitch/volume control).

Also offered is an optional Wall Bracket and the colours available are Grey, White and Beige.


Berkshire MR10
Whilst having all the benefits of the Berkshire Select the MR10 comes with additional 10 one touch memory store buttons. Each memory store can hold up to 24 digits.

Access to the memories can be locked by using an on/off switch concealed under the main address label, thus preventing inadvertent changes to the stored numbers.

The space alongside the memory keys can be used for silk screen printed company logos, feature codes or extension numbers.

Key features:

  • Pulse/tone switchable
  • Earth/time break recall selectable
  • 10 number memory - 24 digit store
  • Last number redial
  • Pause
  • Mute
  • Visual ringing indicator
  • Adjustable ringer volume and tone
  • Desk/wall mountable
  • Optionally available with message waiting indicator
     
  • MR10 User Guide



Berkshire MR20
This telephone shares the same features and facilities as the MR10 but has the added benefit of 20 Memory Stores.

MR20 User Guide

 

See additional information on the expanded MR range


The Berkshire Manager Secretary system - MS2/MS8/MS14
The Manager Secretary System is an essential requirement for any professional office organisation, providing instant visual identification of telephone lines - busy, free or ringing on up to 14 telephones. Additionally the ringing tone can be switched off to avoid distractions. It saves endless frustration, vital time and unnecessary expense.

The MS System is available in three sizes, MS2 MS8 and MS14, providing a flexible choice of standard telephones or sophisticated feature telephones. System MS2 incorporates two other lines in a set of three telephones, System MS8 incorporates eight other lines in a set of nine telephones and System MS14 incorporates fourteen other lines in a set of fifteen telephones.

These Systems are versions of the Berkshire Featurephone III with the added facilities of the LED's to provide visual line status, being positioned alongside the one-touch memory keys enabling fast, easy transfer or pick-up of calls. Installation of the MS Systems is quick, easy and trouble free. A simple control unit is connected within the existing wiring systems to monitor the line activity of standard telephones and featurephones in a configuration of your choice. The System connects to existing PABX systems and all the normal features are available using the PABX access codes.

Approval number (MS14): S/1284/3/J/501248


The Berkshire MR2S and MR8S
In addition to the MS2/8/14 telephones two other lower cost variants were introduced to give a wider choice.

Equipped with LED's, the MR2S and MR8S provide instant visual identification of telephone lines and line status - busy, free or ringing. In addition, the line monitor buzzer can be switched off to avoid distractions. The MR2S monitors two other lines in a set of three telephone. The MR8S monitors eight other lines in a set of nine telephones.

Berkshire SD4


Berkshire SD14


Berkshire SD30

 

Berkshire Featurephone 1
The Feature phone 1 is the same specification as the Featurephone 2 except that is does not have full loud speech.

USER GUIDE
 


Berkshire Featurephone II
The superb executive Berkshire Featurephone II incorporates a comprehensive range of facilities, and offers the business user an exceptional service. Based on the Berkshire Select Model, this Featurephone also has an LCD Display, giving date, time and duration of call, a 24 number memory bank and line power operation. Additional features are on-hook dialling, full two way hands free speech, notepad facility and four separate alarms with self cancelling feature when activated. It incorporates LD/MF/Mixed Signalling, with battery backup and is TBR/ELR switchable. It has a 16 digit display with adjustable brightness and each of the 24 telephone number stores have a maximum 40 digit capacity. Additional features include push button dialling, tone caller with volume and tone controls, microphone mute, speaker volume and pause duration control, visual call indicator and a choice of non-display mode for all stored numbers.

The Berkshire Featurephone II is offered in Polar White.



Berkshire Featurephone III
This has all the features of the Berkshire Featurephone II model with the addition of an enhanced 42 number memory (30 named with designated buttons and a further 12 Standard accessible through the keypad).

USER GUIDE


 

Taken from ACSOM sales literature

 

 
 
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