Your Cisco IP Conference Phone 8832

The Cisco IP Conference Phone 8832 Multiplatform Phones provide high‑definition (HD) audio performance and 360-degree coverage for medium to large conference rooms and executive offices. The conference phone has sensitive microphones that let you speak in a normal voice and be clearly heard from up to 10 feet (2.1 m) away.

Figure 1. Cisco IP Conference Phone 8832 with Multiplatform Firmware

You can connect two wired expansion microphones to the phone to increase coverage in larger conference rooms.

The phone also supports an optional set of two wireless expansion microphones.

The phone can be used for a 20 x 20 foot (6.1 x 6.1 m) room and up to 10 people. When you add the expansion microphones, coverage extends to a 20 x 34 foot (6.1 x 10 m) room and up to 22 people.

Cisco IP Conference Phone 8832 Buttons and Hardware

The following figure shows the Cisco IP Conference Phone 8832.

Figure 2. Cisco IP Conference Phone 8832 Buttons and Features

1

Mute bar

Toggle the microphone on or off. When the microphone is muted, the LED bar is lit red.

2

LED bar

Indicates call states:

  • Green, solid—Active call

  • Green, flashing—Incoming call

  • Green, pulsing—Held call

  • Red, solid—Muted call

3

Softkey buttons

Access functions and services.

4

Navigation bar and Select button

Scroll through menus, highlight items, and select the highlighted item.

When the phone is idle, press Up to access the recent calls list and press Down to access the favorites list.

5

Volume button

Adjust the speakerphone volume (off hook) and the ringer volume (on hook).

When you change the volume, the LED bar lights white to show the volume change.