BT CONVERSE
Full range


GENERAL

Range Update (1994)
From August to December 1994, seven corded telephones were launched as an overhaul to the existing Relate and Vanguard ranges.  The new range has been split, within the BT portfolio, to have residential products (new Relates) separate from business products (new Converses).

New Relate range is; Relate 80, Relate 180, Relate 250.
New Converse range is; Converse 100, Converse 180, Converse 250, Converse 400.

The new Relate range listed above will support Time Break Recall ONLY. The new Converse range will support both Earth Loop and Time Break Recall. Earth recall is mechanical and as such, cannot be programmed into digit strings, unlike TBR. This also makes the new Converse range Renown and 2+8 compatible.


Converse 100
A strong candidate for domestic installation but featured to offer genuine value behind a PABX in a busy office.
Introduced in 1994.

Key Features:

Pulse/Tone switchable
Earth/Time break recall selectable
Recall button
Last number redial
Mute button
Visual ring indicator
Ringer volume control
Desk/wall mountable

Colours: Alpine White, Charcoal Grey and Red



 

Converse 120
The Converse 120 is a basic business phone with call indicator light and ringer volume control. Ideal for not only the small office/home office environment, this product would fit nicely into the residential arena, specifically aimed at first time corded buyers.
Introduced in 2001.

Key Features:

  • Visual ring indicator

  • Last number redial

  • Ringer volume control

  • Mute button

  • Message waiting indicator

  • Wall mounted for additional security

  • Recall button

  • Ringer pitch control

  • Memory protection - 5 minutes

  • ELR/TBR switchable

  • Pulse/tone switchable

  • REN - 1

Colour: Alpine White


 

Converse 125
The Converse 125 is a basic business phone with a call indicator light and volume control. Ideal for not only the small office/ home office environment this phone would fit nicely into the residential arena, specifically aimed at first time corded buyers.  This telephone has the added benefit of a data port.
Introduced in 2003.

Key Features:

  • Visual ring indicator
  • Ringer pitch control
  • Last number redial
  • Memory protection - 5 minutes
  • Ringer volume control
  • ELR/TBR switchable
  • Mute button
  • Pulse /tone switchable
  • Message waiting indicator
  • REN - 1
  • Wall mounted for additional security
  • Data port
  • Recall button

Colour: Alpine White
 


Converse 180

Specified essentially as Converse 100 but with on-hook dialling convenience and time saving 10 memory capacity.

Key Features:

  • Pulse/Tone switchable
  • Earth/Time break recall selectable
  • Recall button
  • On-hook dialling (monitor)
  • 10 number memory
  • Last number redial
  • Mute button
  • Pause button
  • Visual ring indicator
  • Ringer volume control
  • Easy access to Network Services
  • Save button
  • Call indicator
  • Desk/wall mountable

Colours: Alpine White and Charcoal Grey

Click here for the Converse 180 User Guide
 

 

Converse 200
Exceptional quality and a host of features to make telephone use so much easier - particularly for the hard of hearing.

Key Features:

  • Pulse/Tone switchable
  • Earth/Time break recall selectable
  • On-hook dialling (monitor)
  • 20 number memory
  • Last number redial
  • Latchable mute button
  • Visual ring indicator
  • Adjustable tone ringer
  • Easy access to Network Services
  • Ringer volume control with extra loud option
  • Voice amplification
  • Desk/wall mountable
  • Hearing aid compatible

Colours: Alpine White and Charcoal Grey
 

 


Converse 220
Incorporating all the features of the Converse 120, with a headset port, Message Waiting indicator (Meridian system), 10 number memory, speech amplification and inductive coupler.

Key Features:

  • Visual ring indicator

  • Hearing aid compatible

  • Speech amplification

  • Number of direct memories - 10

  • Message waiting indicator

  • Headset port

  • Last number redial

  • Mute button

  • Wall mounted for additional security

  • Easy Access to BT Select Services

  • On hook dialling

  • Low battery warning

  • ELR/TBR switchable

  • Pulse/tone switchable

  • REN - 1

Colour: Alpine White

 

Converse 225
Incorporating all the features of the Converse 125, this telephone has a headset port and message waiting indicator (Meridian system) in the Converse 225. It has a 10 number memory, speech amplification and an inductive coupler, matching the needs of the business user. The Converse 225 has the addition of a data port.

Key Features

  • Visual ring indicator
  • Hearing aid compatible
  • Speech amplification
  • Number of direct memories - 10
  • Message waiting indicator
  • Headset port
  • Last number redial
  • Mute button
  • Low battery warning
  • On hook dialling
  • Pulse /tone switchable
  • ELR/TBR switchable
  • REN - 1
  • Data port
  • Wall mountable

Colour: Alpine White

 

Converse 250
An ideal executive telephone which takes the Converse 180 to full hands free operation and doubles it's memory capacity to 20.

Key Features:

  • Pulse/Tone switchable
  • Earth/Time break recall selectable
  • Recall button
  • Fully hands free speakerphone
  • 20 number memory
  • Last number redial
  • Pause button
  • Ringer volume control
  • Easy access to Network Services
  • Save button
  • Call indicator
  • Secrecy button
  • Desk/wall mountable

Colours: Alpine White and Charcoal Grey
 

Converse 300
Full hands free upgrade of Converse 200. Helpful auxiliary earpiece is available and headset connection option can aid efficiency of intensive user.

Key Features:

  • Pulse/Tone switchable
  • Earth/Time break recall selectable
  • Fully hands free speakerphone
  • LCD dialled number
  • 20 number memory
  • Last number redial
  • Mute button
  • Visual ring indicator
  • Adjustable tone ringer
  • Voice amplification
  • Clock
  • Calculator
  • Ringer volume control with extra loud option
  • Headset socket
  • Optional earpiece for the hard of hearing
  • Headphone compatible
  • Desk/wall mountable
  • Hearing aid compatible

Colour: Alpine White

Click here for the Converse 300 User guide

 

Converse 320
In addition to the features of the Converse 220, the Converse 320 boasts a LCD and a 20 number memory. Handsfree operation allows a conversation to be held without lifting the handset.

Key Features:

  • REN - 1

  • Speech amplification

  • LCD

  • Number memory - 20

  • Hands free operation

  • Visual ring indicator

  • Message waiting indicator

  • Call timer

  • Calculator

  • Headset port

  • Hearing aid compatible

  • On hook dialling

  • Recall button

  • Memory protection - 5 mins

  • On-hook volume control

  • Ringer volume control

  • Last number redial

  • Mute button

  • Wall mounted for additional security

  • ELR/TBR switchable

  • Pulse/tone switchable

Colours: Alpine white and Charcoal Grey

 

Converse 325
In addition to the features of the Converse 225, the Converse 325 has an LCD and a 20 number memory.  Handsfree operation allows a conversation to be held without lifting the handset.  It also has a built-in calculator and data port.

Key Features:

  • REN - 1
  • Speech amplification
  • LCD - large
  • Number memory - 20
  • Handsfree operation
  • Visual ring indicator
  • Message waiting indicator
  • Call timer
  • Calculator
  • Headset port
  • Hearing aid compatible
  • On hook dialling
  • Recall button
  • Memory protection - 5 minutes
  • On-hook volume control
  • Ringer volume control
  • Last number redial
  • Mute button
  • Wall mountable
  • ELR/TBR switchable
  • Pulse /tone switchable
  • Data port

Colour: Alpine White

 

Converse 400
A data base as well as a telephone. Incorporates a 300 name and number directory and a Liquid Crystal Display with clock, alarm, call timer and calculator.
Introduced in 1997.

Key Features:

  • Pulse/Tone switchable
  • Earth/Time break recall selectable
  • Recall button
  • Hands free speakerphone
  • LCD display
  • Last number redial
  • Call timer
  • Alarm
  • Mute button
  • Pause button
  • Visual ring indicator
  • Adjustable tone ringer
  • Save button
  • 300 name and number memory
  • Easy access to Network Services
  • Clock
  • Calculator
  • Desk/wall mountable
  • Pulse/Tone switchable
  • Earth/Time break recall selectable
  • Fully hands free speakerphone
  • LCD dialled number
  • 20 number memory
  • Last number redial
  • Mute button
  • Visual ring indicator
  • Adjustable tone ringer
  • Voice amplification
  • Clock
  • Calculator
  • Ringer volume control with extra loud option
  • Headset socket
  • Optional earpiece for the hard of hearing
  • Headphone compatible
  • Desk/wall mountable
  • Hearing aid compatible

Colour: Alpine White

 

Converse 420
Take another step up, adding more features, to discover the Converse 420. A new rotary feature allows rapid access to the volume and calculator controls as well as to the 75 name and number directory. The volume control covers headset, handset and hands free options.

Key Features:

  • Anti-tangle handset cord

  • Call timer

  • Message waiting indicator

  • Calculator

  • Headset port

  • Visual ring indicator

  • Hearing aid compatible

  • Mute button

  • Volume control

  • Wall mounted for additional security

  • REN - 1

  • Navigator

  • Name and Number Directory - 75

  • LCD

  • Hands free operation

Colours: Charcoal Grey and Alpine white

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Converse 425
The model has a rotary feature which allows rapid access to the volume and calculator controls as well as to the 75 name and number directory. The volume control covers headset, handset and handsfree operation.

Key Features:

  • Low battery warning
  • REN - 1
  • Navigator
  • Name and number directory - 75
  • Headset port
  • LCD - large
  • Hands free operation
  • Anti-tangle handset cord
  • Call timer
  • Message waiting indicator
  • Calculator
  • Visual ring indicator
  • Mute button
  • Hearing aid compatible
  • Wall mountable
  • Volume control
  • Data port

Colour: Alpine white

 

Converse 1100
Corded telephone with headset and data ports.

Key Features:

  • Port RJ11
  • Headset Port (RJ11)
  • Call Indicator Light
  • Message Waiting Indicator
  • Data Port
  • 3 Memory Keys
  • Last Number Redial
  • 3-5 Minutes Memory Without Power
  • Quick Dial
  • Recall
  • Secrecy Button
  • Redial
  • Ringer On/Off Switch
  • Ring Tone Option
  • Ringer Volume Control
  • Inductive Coupler
  • Wall Mountable
  • Recall ELR/TBR Switchable

Colour: White
 

Converse 1200
Corded telephone with 10 memory buttons.

Key Features:

  • Push-button keypad
  • Ten-number quick dial memory
  • Adjustable ringer volume and tone
  • Visual ring indicator
  • Adjustable incoming volume
  • Message waiting indicator
  • Hands-free facility
  • Inductive coupler
  • Headset port

Colour: White and black
 

 

Converse 1300
The BT Converse 1300 is fully PBX working has 100 name and number memory, on-hook dialling, call timer, access code and secrecy. It also operates from battery power.

Key Features:

  • Caller display (last 30 number call list)
  • 100 name and number directory
  • Data port
  • Hands-free speakerphone
  • Access code
  • Headset port (RJ11)
  • Call timer
  • Inductive coupler
  • LCD display
  • Message indicator light
  • Secrecy
  • Mute button
  • Anti-tangle handset cord
  • Repeat dial
  • REN - 1.50
  • Call indicator light
  • Wall mountable

Colour: Black

 

Converse 1400
The two line capable BT Converse 1400 is fully PBX working, has 200 name and number memory, on hook dialling, call timer, access code, conference call facility and secrecy buttons.

Key Features:

  • Headset port
  • Mute button
  • Secrecy
  • Call timer
  • Hands-free operation
  • Message indicator light
  • Anti-tangle handset cord
  • Inductive coupler
  • Data port
  • Two line capacity
  • Repeat dial
  • LCD display
  • Access code
  • Power supply unit
  • Name and number directory 200
  • REN 1.5
  • Caller display 30 calls

Colour: Black

 

Converse 2015
2 line corded data telephone

Key Features:

  • 2 line capacity

  • Mute

  • Message waiting indicator

  • Handsfree

  • 8 memory buttons

  • PIC memory copy

  • Wall mountable

Colour: Black
 

 

Converse 2025
The Converse 2025 2-line phone offers the benefits of CLI, handsfree operation, data port and conference calling. Ideal for small to medium businesses.

Key Features:

  • Two lines

  • Data Port

  • Caller display

  • Hands-free operation

  • Name and Number Directory - 32 names

  • 2.5mm Headset port

  • Conference call

  • One touch memory button - 3 buttons

  • Hold function

  • Wall mountable

Colour: Black


 

Converse 2100
Entry level corded telephone.

Key Features:

  • 3 quick dial memories
  • 3 ring tones
  • Headset socket (RJ11)
  • Inductive coupler
  • Recall button
  • Earpiece volume control
  • Message waiting indicator
  • Wall mountable

Colours: White and Black

 

Converse 2200
Corded telephone with 11 memory buttons.

Key Features:

  • No Batteries or Power Supply Unit required
  • ELR/TBR Switchable
  • Handset Volume Control
  • Headset Port (RJ11 Socket)
  • Hands-Free Speaker Phone Operation
  • Inductive Coupler (Hearing Aid Compatible)
  • Incoming Voice Amplification
  • One Last Number Redial
  • PABX Compatible
  • Message Waiting Indicator (PBX)
  • Pause (for Number Memory)
  • Ringer Volume Control
  • Secrecy/Mute Button
  • Tone & Pulse Dialling Options
  • Visual Call Indicator
  • 10-Number Speed Dial Memory
  • Wall Mountable

Colour: White and black
 

Converse 2300
Coded telephone with 100 name directory.

Key Features:

  • Caller display
  • Backlit
  • Contrast control
  • Call timer
  • Clock
  • Calendar
  • Caller ID
  • BT MeetMe menu (service short-cuts)
  • BT services menu (Call Divert, Call wait etc.)
  • 50 no. call log
  • 100 name & no. directory
  • 10 last no. redial
  • 10 one touch memory buttons
  • 3 ring tones
  • Headset socket - RJ11
  • Inductive coupler - for hearing aids
  • Handset volume control
  • Earpiece volume control
  • Three standard ringtones
  • Handsfree Speakerphone
  • Ringer volume control
  • Ringer volume on/off
  • Visual ring indicator
  • Message waiting indicator
  • PBX compatible
  • PBX access code
  • Energy efficient "Switch Mode" power supply
  • Wall Mountable

Colour: White and black
 

 

Converse 2-Line Telephone
Ideal for the busy office, the Converse 2-line combines the best in business functionality with the ability to manage two telephone lines from one phone. The new Converse 2-line is effectively two phones in one, offering the benefits of 3-way calling, call timer, clock, calendar and handsfree operation. The Converse 2-line gives the user the ultimate in control all from one phone.

Key Features:

  • 2-line functionality
  • 3-way conference call
  • LCD
  • Handsfree
  • 20 number memory
  • Call timer
  • Clock
  • Calendar
  • Line status monitoring
  • Wall mountable
  • Visual ring indicator
  • Last number redial
  • On-hook dialling
  • Pause button
  • Recall button
  • Ringer volume control
  • Mute button
  • Speaker volume control
  • Timed break recall
  • Tone dialling
  • REN I

Colour: Alpine White

 

 

 

 

 
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