Cisco IP Phone 8800 Key Expansion Module
The Cisco IP Phone 8800 Key Expansion Module allows you to add extra line appearances or programmable buttons to your phone. The programmable buttons can be set up as phone line buttons, speed-dial buttons, or phone feature buttons.
Cisco IP Phone Model
Number of Key Expansion Modules Supported
8851 and 8851NR
2 key expansion modules with 72 buttons
8861 and 8865
3 key expansion modules with 108 buttons
Key expansion module 1 is the closest unit to the phone.
Key expansion module 2 is the unit in the middle.
Key expansion module 3 is the farthest unit from the phone.
The slots in the side of the phone are designed only for use with the spine connectors on the key expansion module. Insertion of other objects permanently damages the phone.
When you use key expansion modules, check with your administrator about power requirements.
Cisco IP Phone 8800 Key Expansion Module Buttons and Hardware
LCD screen—Displays the phone number, speed-dial number (or name or other text label), phone service, or phone feature assigned to each button.
Icons that indicate line status resemble (in both appearance and function) the icons on the phone to which the key expansion module is attached.
Lighted buttons—18 buttons. If the feature on the button is the line feature, that button corresponds to one line (same as on the phone). The lights beneath each button indicate the state of the corresponding line as follows:
Shift buttons—2 buttons. Each button corresponds to one page of 18 buttons. The button for page 1 is labeled as 1 and the button for page 2 is labeled as 2. The lights in each button indicate the state of the page as follows:
The key expansion module displays keys in two-column mode.
- Two-Column Mode
In two-column mode, each button on the left and right of the screen is assigned to a different phone number, speed-dial number (or name or other text label), phone service, or phone feature. In this configuration, the key expansion module displays up to 18 items on page 1, and up to 18 items on page 2.
Connect a Single Key Expansion Module to a Cisco IP Phone
Connect Two or Three Key Expansion Modules to a Cisco IP Phone
|1||Unplug the Ethernet cable from the phone.|
|2||If installed, remove the footstand from the phone.|
|3||Locate the accessory connector covers on the side of the phone. |
This diagram shows the location.
|4||Remove the two accessory connector covers, as shown in the diagram. |
|5||Position the phone so that the front of the phone faces up.|
|6||Connect one end of the key expansion module spine connector to the accessory connector on the Cisco IP Phone.|
This diagram shows the spine connector.
This diagram shows the installation of the spine connector.
|7||Connect the other end of the spine connector to the key expansion module as shown in this diagram.|
The first Key expansion module is now connected to the Cisco IP Phone.
|8||Use a second key expansion module spine connector to connect the second key expansion module to the first key expansion module.|
|9||Use a third key expansion module spine connector to connect the third key expansion module to the second (middle) key expansion module. This figure shows a Cisco IP Phone with three key expansion modules attached.|
|10||Use a screwdriver to fasten the screws into the phone and into each key expansion module. |
This step ensures that the phone and key expansion modules remain connected at all times. This diagram shows the location of the screw holes.
|11||(Optional)Install the footstands on the phone and on the key expansion modules, and adjust all footstands to rest evenly on the work surface.|
|12||Plug the Ethernet cable into the phone.|
Manage Your Key Expansion Modules
After you install and set up a key expansion module on your phone, the device automatically gets added to My Cisco Spark. Here, you can perform any number of actions:
View the status of a device.
Rename a device.
Change the time zone of a device.
Deactivate a device.
|1||From My Cisco Spark, select Call Settings.|
|2||Select the ellipsis (…) icon and perform the action you require.|