Private Automatic Branch Exchange (PABX)
A Private Automatic Branch Exchange (PABX) is a viable VoIP alternative. This system makes it possible to have many lines of access using a few connections to the public network.
PABX Installation (Analog and IP)
To install the PABX system, find a position convenient to all phone lines and staff; this is where we will mount the PABX itself. PABX must be connected to all the phone lines and all telephone devices.
Fasten the PABX to the surface with mounting material and screwdriver. It may need to make the holes on the wall using an electric drill.
- Fix all necessary circuit cards to the PABX system. These cards are usually used for voicemail facility and have dedicated, labeled slots for each feature card.
- Connect all telephone lines directly to the PABX using telephone cables. These telephone lines are provided by the telephone service provider.
- Connect a telephone cable from the PABX to all of the staff’s phone.
- Connect the power cord of the PABX system to a wall outlet and turn on the system and check to make sure all its system indicators are lightened.
Turn on all phones and watch for the proper indicator to flag that it has properly connected with the PBX.
- Program the PBX system as per the directions in the manual provided by PBX manufacturer.
- After successfully completing the programming, test each phone for receiving and making both internal and external calls.
IP phones configuration
Configuring Multiple Ip phone for PABX connection. you can also configure extension lines per office person.
Cabling and Testing
PABX cabling are normally interchanged in terminology with the telecommunication works. Big offices nowadays have telephone exchange to efficiently provide telephone connections between office employees and outside offices. Connections in an office are centrally terminated to a PABX equipment. The main incoming trunk from the telephone company is also terminated at the PABX telephone terminal cabinet in coordination with the telephone company.