Synapse® Installation Guide
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CONTENTS
Preface .............................................................................................................. 4
Additional Documentation ................................................................................................................................. 4
Topic Navigation ..................................................................................................................................................... 5
Text Conventions .................................................................................................................................................... 5
Installation ....................................................................................................... 6
System Overview .................................................................................................................................................... 7
Software Version Compatibility...................................................................................................... 8
System Installation Overview....................................................................................................... 10
System Installation Overview for Remote Sites.................................................................. 12
Recommended Installation Sequence....................................................................................................... 13
Planning Your System and Network Configuration............................................................................ 15
About Modes of Operation............................................................................................................ 15
IP Addresses and Connectivity.................................................................................................... 16
Extension Assignments.................................................................................................................... 17
Connecting Analog Devices to the ATA ................................................................................. 18
Overhead Paging Overview........................................................................................................... 20
Door Phones Overview.................................................................................................................... 23
Site Preparation.................................................................................................................................................... 26
Network Requirements.................................................................................................................... 26
Placement Considerations ............................................................................................................. 26
Power Considerations ...................................................................................................................... 27
Other Preparations ............................................................................................................................ 27
Assigning Telephone Lines and Extensions............................................................................................ 28
Providing Limited Telephone Service During AC Power Outages ............................. 28
Analog Line Connection Order on PSTN Gateways.......................................................... 28
ATA Fax Line Configuration........................................................................................................... 29
Gateway and ATA Placement........................................................................................................................ 31
Rack Mounting ..................................................................................................................................... 31
Wall Mounting...................................................................................................................................... 32
Grounding .............................................................................................................................................. 33
Gateway Installation .......................................................................................................................................... 35
Deskset Installation ............................................................................................................................................ 38
SB67050 ATA Installation ............................................................................................................................... 45
Connecting Analog Telephones .................................................................................................. 45
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Connecting a Fax Machine ............................................................................................................ 46
Connecting an Overhead Paging System (OHP) ................................................................ 47
Connecting a Music on Hold Source ........................................................................................ 49
SB67040 Cordless Handset Installation................................................................................................... 50
Charger Installation........................................................................................................................... 50
Battery Installation ............................................................................................................................ 51
Battery Charging ................................................................................................................................ 52
TL7600 Cordless Headset Installation ...................................................................................................... 53
Charger Installation........................................................................................................................... 53
Battery Installation ............................................................................................................................ 54
Battery Charging ................................................................................................................................ 55
Getting Started..............................................................................................56
PSTN Gateway Features................................................................................................................................... 57
T1 Gateway Features......................................................................................................................................... 59
SIP Gateway Features ....................................................................................................................................... 61
Gateway Front Panel Interface..................................................................................................................... 63
Gateway Configuration.................................................................................................................... 64
Upgrade Gateway Software .......................................................................................................... 65
ATA Features.......................................................................................................................................................... 67
ATA Front Panel Interface ............................................................................................................. 69
ATA Configuration.............................................................................................................................. 70
Upgrade ATA Software .................................................................................................................... 70
Resetting Devices................................................................................................................................................ 72
Deskset IP Settings............................................................................................................................................. 74
Set/Edit Static IP ................................................................................................................................ 75
IP Status.................................................................................................................................................. 76
Upgrade Deskset Software ............................................................................................................................. 77
System Configuration...................................................................................78
WebUI Overview................................................................................................................................................... 79
Log in as Administrator................................................................................................................... 80
Error Handling...................................................................................................................................... 82
System Settings.................................................................................................................................................... 83
Configuring a Trunk Port (FXO) Door Phone ......................................................................................... 85
Line Calibration Configuration...................................................................................................................... 90
Updating Devices................................................................................................................................................. 91
Product Registration .......................................................................................................................................... 94
Troubleshooting ............................................................................................95
Common Troubleshooting Procedures ..................................................................................................... 96
Resetting Devices............................................................................................................................... 96
Resolving General Functional Issues........................................................................................ 97
Resolving Audio Echoes (PSTN Gateway) ............................................................................100
Resolving General Audio Issues................................................................................................101
Reintroducing a Deskset Into the System ...........................................................................101
Reintroducing a Gateway or ATA Into the System .........................................................103
Power Failure Recovery Procedure.........................................................................................104
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Initial Installation ...............................................................................................................................................105
Display Messages...............................................................................................................................................106
T1 Gateway Indicators ...................................................................................................................109
PSTN Gateway Setup......................................................................................................................111
WebUI......................................................................................................................................................................112
Administrator WebUI ......................................................................................................................112
System Upgrade................................................................................................................................117
User WebUI .........................................................................................................................................118
PC/Deskset Interaction ..................................................................................................................................119
Other Deskset Features..................................................................................................................................120
SB67050 Analog Terminal Adapter..........................................................................................................123
General Troubleshooting..............................................................................................................123
Music on Hold (MoH) ......................................................................................................................125
Overhead Paging (OHP)................................................................................................................128
Fax Configuration .............................................................................................................................137
Analog Phone.....................................................................................................................................140
Group Mailbox....................................................................................................................................142
Appendixes.................................................................................................. 143
Appendix A: Technical Specifications ......................................................................................................143
Appendix B: Default Settings.......................................................................................................................146
Appendix C: Part Lists .....................................................................................................................................150
SB67010 PSTN Gateway Parts List .........................................................................................150
SB67060 T1 Gateway Parts List ...............................................................................................151
SB67070 SIP Gateway Parts List..............................................................................................152
SB67050 Analog Terminal Adapter (ATA) Parts List ......................................................153
SB67020 Deskset Parts List........................................................................................................154
SB67030/031 Deskset Parts List .............................................................................................155
SB67040 Cordless Handset Parts List ...................................................................................156
TL7600 Cordless Headset Parts List.......................................................................................157
Appendix D: Maintenance..............................................................................................................................158
Appendix E: Important Safety Instructions ...........................................................................................159
Glossary ....................................................................................................... 161
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PREFACE
This Installation Guide provides instructions for installing and setting up your Synapse
system with software version 2.0 or later. See page 8 for instructions on checking the
software version on the Gateway, the Deskset, and the ATA.
Before using this AT&T product, please read “Appendix E: Important Safety Instructions”
on page 159. Please read this guide thoroughly for all the information necessary to
install your new AT&T product.
For customer service or product information, contact the person who installed
your system. If your installer is unavailable, visit our web site at
www.telephones.att.com/smb or call 1 (888) 916-2007. In Canada,
dial 1 (888) 883-2474.
Additional Documentation
Downloadable copies of all Synapse documents, including user’s and
administrator’s guides, installation instructions and quick-start guides, are
available at www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
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Topic Navigation
This Synapse Installation Guide features easy navigation between topics and the ability
to return to your original topic.
Text in blue indicates a link to another page in the document.
indicates a hyperlink to an external web site.
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You can also click the arrows at the bottom of the page to move around this document.
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Text Conventions
Table 1 lists text formats and describes how they are used in this guide.
Table 1.
Description of Text Conventions
Text Format
Description
Screen
Identifies text that appears on a device screen or
a WebUI page in a title, menu, or prompt.
HARD KEY or DIAL-PAD KEY
Identifies a hard key, including the dial-pad keys.
CallFwd
Identifies a soft key.
[PSTN], [T1], [ATA], [Handset], [Headset]
Identifies information about devices and
capabilities beyond the basic configuration of a
Gateway and Desksets.
Line Appearance 
mode
Text in the left-hand margin identifies a step or
paragraph that applies to a specific configuration
or Synapse device.
T1 Gateway
Preface
Notes provide important information
about a feature or procedure.
Example of a Note.
A caution means that loss of data or
unintended circumstances may result.
Example of a Caution.
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INSTALLATION
This section describes the physical installation of the Synapse devices. Each system must
include at least one PSTN Gateway, one T1 Gateway, or one SIP Gateway. Each PSTN
Gateway supports up to four analog telephone lines. Up to four PSTN Gateways can
support up to 16 analog telephone lines. The T1 Gateway supports up to 23 T1 PRI voice
channels.
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“System Overview” on page 7
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“Recommended Installation Sequence” on page 13
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“Planning Your System and Network Configuration” on page 15
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“Site Preparation” on page 26
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“Assigning Telephone Lines and Extensions” on page 28
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“Gateway and ATA Placement” on page 31
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“Gateway Installation” on page 35
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“Deskset Installation” on page 38
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“SB67050 ATA Installation” on page 45
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“SB67040 Cordless Handset Installation” on page 50
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“TL7600 Cordless Headset Installation” on page 53.
You can view Synapse installation videos at
www.telephones.att.com/smb. In the left navigation menu, click
Product Support and then Video Gallery.
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System Overview
AT&T SB67010 PSTN Gateway — Each PSTN
Gateway provides access to up to four analog
outside telephone lines. The system can have up to
four PSTN Gateways, supporting up to 16 telephone
lines. Information that is only about the PSTN
Gateway is designated by [PSTN] in this guide.
AT&T SB67060 T1 Gateway — The T1 Gateway
supports the T1 PRI (Primary Rate Interface) that
provides access to up to 23 voice channels to
support up to 23 simultaneous calls. The system can
have only one T1 Gateway. Information that is only
about the T1 Gateway is designated by [T1] in this
guide.
AT&T SB67070 SIP Gateway — The SIP Gateway
enables calls using a SIP Trunk Service Provider. If
the Provider supports PSTN connections, then calls
can be made to a remote party. The system can have
only one SIP Gateway. Information that is only about
the SIP Gateway is designated by [SIP] in this guide.
AT&T SB67020 Deskset — A Deskset with a standard screen and
Programmable Feature Keys. The system can have up to 100
Desksets, and you can combine SB67020 and SB67030/031
Desksets. Information that is only about the SB67020 Deskset is
designated by [020] in this guide.
AT&T SB67030/031 Deskset — A Deskset with a large screen and
a DECT 6.0 radio to host the optional Cordless Handset and Headset
accessories. The system can have up to 100 Desksets, and you can
combine SB67030/031 and SB67020 Desksets. Information that is
only about the SB67030/031 Deskset is designated by [030/031] in
this guide.
AT&T SB67040 Cordless Accessory Handset (Optional, requires
SB67030/031 Deskset) — The Cordless Handset duplicates many of
the Deskset features and provides a high degree of mobility.
Information that is only about the Cordless Handset is designated by
[Handset] in this guide.
AT&T TL7600 Cordless Accessory Headset (Optional, requires
SB67030/031 Deskset) — The Headset lets you work while you talk.
Information that is only about the Cordless Headset is designated by
[Headset] in this guide.
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AT&T SB67050 Analog Terminal Adapter (ATA Optional) — The ATA allows the integration of
non-Synapse devices, such as analog telephones, a
fax machine, overhead paging equipment, and a
music-on-hold source into the Synapse system. It
also provides Group Mailboxes to allow different
people to access the same Mailbox. The system can
have only one ATA. Information that is only about the
ATA is designated by [ATA] in this guide.
Web User Interface (WebUI) — The WebUI
provides the ability to customize your system
for your business from a PC that is on the same
Local Area Network. The WebUI resides on the
Gateways, ATA, and Desksets, and is updated
with device software updates. See “Updating
Devices” on page 91.
You can register only one AT&T SB67040 Cordless Handset and only one AT&T
TL7600 Cordless Headset to a SB67030/031 Deskset. Up to five SB67030/031
Desksets can have cordless accessories, although this number can increase
depending on your office environment. Factors such as proximity of Desksets,
number of simultaneous calls, and structural obstacles affect how many
Desksets can have cordless accessories. When a Deskset has cordless
accessories, they are all part of the same extension, and only one extension
device can be used at a time.
To integrate the Headset into the system, see “User Settings” in the
SB67030/031 Deskset and Accessories User’s Guide at
www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides, rather than the
manual that is packaged with the Headset.
Software Version Compatibility
Systems with software versions 2.0 and later support the features described in this guide.
All Gateways, ATAs and Desksets must have compatible software versions installed.
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To determine the software version of Gateways and the ATA from the device front
panel, from idle, press SELECT, SELECT, and then DOWN. The software version
appears.
Device Info
SW Ver:
FW Ver:
S-Series:
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Installation
2.0
Z003
1.11.0
To determine the SB67020 Deskset software version, press MENU, then 4, and then
 to display the software version.
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To determine the SB67030/031 Deskset software version, press MENU, then 4. See
the P Firmware version.
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To determine the software version of all installed devices, log in as administrator. See
“Log in as Administrator” on page 80. Then click
to see the
software versions and other information. There may be a delay as the system gathers
this information.
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System Installation Overview
Figure 1 illustrates how the Synapse system differs from conventional telephone systems
in that calls are not coordinated by a central controller. Instead, the system uses a
distributed control system over a new or existing LAN.
Figure 1. Sample System Network
A system must have at least one PSTN Gateway, one T1 Gateway, or one SIP Gateway.
There can be up to four PSTN Gateways, and a system can include a T1 Gateway, SIP
Gateway, and PSTN Gateways. Figure 2 illustrates the minimum components needed to
make the system work (blue line = telephone; red lines = Ethernet).
The system uses a Local Area Network (LAN) for system communication. It uses
Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) connections for outside calls.
Deskset
Local Area Network (LAN)
Gateway
PSTN Plug
Figure 2. Simplified System (PSTN Gateway and SB67030/031 Deskset Shown)
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System Installation Overview with Optional Analog Terminal Adapter
If you have analog devices that you want to attach to the system, you will need an AT&T
SB67050 Analog Terminal Adapter (ATA). The Synapse system supports one ATA per
system. The ATA allows you to attach hardware such as conference phones, overhead
paging equipment, a fax machine, or a source for Music On Hold (MoH) to Synapse.
Figure 3 illustrates a more complex installation (blue lines = telephone; red lines =
Ethernet; orange lines = audio), but there are different options for attaching some of the
equipment to the ATA.
Install the ATA after you have installed at least one Gateway and the Desksets.
Deskset
Gateway
Local Area Network (LAN)
Music on Hold
Source
ATA
Fax Machine
Analog Telephone/
Conference Phone/
Door Phone
Figure 3. Example of a System Featuring an ATA
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System Installation Overview for Remote Sites
If two separate Synapse systems both have SIP Gateways, then they can communicate
with each other as “Remote Sites” on a privately managed network. Remote Sites allow
users to make extension-to-extension calls between Synapse sites, thus avoiding
long-distance charges. Users can also call external numbers at a Remote Site by routing
a call through a remote Gateway, thereby completing a long-distance call as a local call.
To use Remote Sites, you must set up a dedicated router-to-router Virtual Private
Network (VPN) between each site. This type of installation requires the following at each
site:
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A router that supports simultaneous VPNs and IPsec. AT&T recommends using
IPsec VPN.
Ensure that you configure the VPN to allow communication between the
two SIP Gateways by entering each Gateway’s private IP address into the
VPN setup.
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A static Wide Area Network (WAN) IP address at both sites
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Each Synapse site should be on a different LAN subnet.
See also “SIP Gateway Static IP Configuration” on page 16.
Configuring Remote Sites requires some coordination between the system administrators
for each site. To configure Remote Sites, you must configure one Remote Site SIP
Account for every other remote site. For more information, see “Configuring Remote
Sites” in the Synapse Administrator‘s Guide at
www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
Figure 4. Example of Remote Site Installation
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Recommended Installation Sequence
1.
Prepare your site for installation. See “Site Preparation” on page 26.
2.
Install the Gateway(s). See “Gateway Installation” on page 35.
3.
If you have only one Gateway, install the first Deskset. See “Deskset Installation” on
page 38. This Deskset is assigned extension number 200 with no Direct Inward
Dialing.
4.
If necessary, use the WebUI to change the mode of operation from Call Appearance
mode to Line Appearance mode. See “About Modes of Operation” on page 15.
You cannot enable Line Appearance mode if a T1 Gateway or SIP Gateway is
installed in your system. Line Appearance mode is not compatible with the T1
Gateway and SIP Gateway.
5.
Configure the Dial Plan Settings and [T1/SIP] Direct Inward Dialing (DID). Unless you
do this, the other Desksets will be assigned sequential three-digit extension numbers
starting with 201 and without DID numbers.
For more information about Dial Plan and DID configuration, see the Synapse
Administrator’s Guide at www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
Use the WebUI to change the Dial Plan Settings if you want the first extension digit
to be something other than 2, possibly to correspond to the DID numbers, or if you
want the parked-call extension numbers to start with a digit other than 1.
After changing the Number of Digits and Default Phone Extension Prefix, manually
change the extension number of the first Deskset you installed, and manually set its
DID number.
Changing the number of extension digits after installing some Desksets may result in
undesired extension number re-assignment, where the last three digits of previous
extension numbers may not be preserved.
6.
Install the other Desksets. See “Deskset Installation” on page 38.
7.
Optional: Install the AT&T SB67050 Analog Terminal Adapter (ATA). See “SB67050
ATA Installation” on page 45. If you install the ATA with phones or a fax machine
connected to an FXS port before installing a Deskset, that device will default to being
the operator. Install the ATA after installing at least one Deskset so that a Deskset
is the default operator.
8.
Connect any analog device such as a fax machine, paging system, or door phone to
the ATA. For more information, see:
9.
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“Connecting Analog Telephones” on page 45
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“Connecting a Fax Machine” on page 46
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“Connecting an Overhead Paging System (OHP)” on page 47
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“Station Port (FXS) Door Phone Support” on page 23.
Configure the system using the WebUI.
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See “System Configuration” on page 78 and the Synapse Administrator’s Guide
at www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
10. Complete post-installation tasks.
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If you have set the system to use Call Appearance mode, ask all users to record
their user names on their Desksets.
See “Name Recording for the Auto Attendant Directory” in the Synapse
Administrator’s Guide at
www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
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If you have set the system to use Call Appearance mode, distribute and register
any Cordless Handsets or Headsets. Synapse Cordless Handsets are not
compatible with Line Appearance mode. See “SB67040 Cordless Handset
Installation” on page 50 and “TL7600 Cordless Headset Installation” on page 53.
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Check for software upgrades and register your Synapse system products. See
“Updating Devices” on page 91 and “Product Registration” on page 94.
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Planning Your System and Network Configuration
This section describes several important configuration options that you should be aware
of before you install the Synapse system. These options include Operation Mode (Call
Appearance versus Line Appearance), IP addresses and connectivity, extension number
assignments, analog bypass lines and analog telephones in the Synapse system.
About Modes of Operation
The system administrator can configure the Synapse system to operate in one of two
different modes: Call Appearance mode and Line Appearance mode. The operation mode
affects how Deskset users make, answer, and manage calls. Each mode provides a unique
set of configurable features.
Before beginning the installation, you and the system administrator should decide which
mode will work best for the site.
Call Appearance Mode
In Call Appearance mode, each Deskset has virtual “lines” (5 on SB67030/031 Desksets,
and up to 10 on SB67020 Desksets) for calls to and from external numbers
(232-555-0176, for example) or other extensions (Extension 220, for example). These
virtual lines are called Call Appearances.
Systems using Call Appearance mode can have any combination of PSTN Gateways, T1
Gateway, SIP Gateway, and an optional ATA. In Call Appearance mode, SB67030/031
Desksets can have SB67040 Cordless Handsets and TL7600 Cordless Headsets.
Line Appearance Mode
In Line Appearance mode, each line that Deskset users can access corresponds to an
actual physical line connected to the PSTN Gateway (the Synapse system can have up to
four PSTN Gateways providing up to 16 lines). Incoming lines are mapped to
Programmable Feature Keys on Desksets. You can assign different lines to different
Desksets or groups of Desksets. You can configure SB67020 Desksets to access up to 9
lines and SB67030/031 Desksets to access up to 4 lines.
Other Desksets in the system can share these lines and display the line status. Incoming
calls on a line ring at all Desksets that share that line. Users at Desksets that share lines
can see when lines are ringing, busy, or on hold.
Systems using Line Appearance mode must use PSTN Gateways only. An optional ATA is
also compatible with Line Appearance mode. For more information, see “ATA Fax Line
Configuration” on page 29. A system using Line Appearance mode cannot support the
T1 Gateway, SIP Gateway, Ring Groups, Call Queue and some Deskset-specific features.
For more information, see the Synapse Administrator’s Guide at
www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
In Line Appearance mode, SB67030/031 Desksets cannot use SB67040 Cordless
Handsets, although TL7600 Cordless Headsets are compatible with Line Appearance
mode.
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IP Addresses and Connectivity
An IP address is an individual numeric identification assigned to devices on a computer
network. At least one Synapse device needs a network-assigned IP address on the subnet
shared with any computers that will allow access to the WebUI. Valid IP addresses on the
same subnet allow devices on the network to identify each other and enable
communication.
This IP address may be assigned from a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
server, or set statically to the same subnet, and will be separate from the self-assigned
169.254.xxx.xxx link-local address that the Synapse devices use to communicate with
each other. When setting up the IP address on a Synapse device, this network IP address
used for WebUI connectivity is the only address you can change.
The network IP addresses can be assigned in two ways:
1.
The Synapse device can request a network server to automatically assign an IP
address. This IP address is a dynamic assignment; the address is on lease from the
server. The lease is renewed as long as the device remains connected and there is
no change to the network. However, if the device is disconnected, or if there is a
network or AC power interruption, the lease may not be renewed (that is, the IP
address expires) and a new IP address may be assigned.
Most LANs use servers to automatically assign IP addresses. Synapse defaults to
assuming that this automatic assignment will occur.
Some servers have default settings that limit the number of network IP
addresses assigned to devices on the network. You should log in to your server
to confirm that the IP range is sufficient to accommodate at least one of the
Synapse devices that you are adding as at least one Synapse device needs an
assigned IP address to enable WebUI configuration activities. Consult the IT
department if you need help checking the server.
2.
The Synapse Administrator can manually assign a static system IP address. This IP
address does not change, even when there are network or AC power interruptions.
Some installations will require manual static IP assignment. You can assign a static
IP address for a Gateway or ATA using the device front panel interface. See “Gateway
Configuration” on page 64.
A switched-network topology is recommended. This topology refers to the network
virtual shape or structure and does not necessarily reflect the physical layout. Switched
networks involve connecting the network components to switches rather than hubs; this
improves network communication.
SIP Gateway Static IP Configuration
If your SIP service provider requires static registration for a SIP Gateway, please ensure
that:
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The SIP Gateway uses the same IP address, preferrably via a static mapping in
the DHCP Server. If this is not possible, you can configure a static IP address
using the SIP Gateway’s front panel.
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Port forwarding on your router is configured to route UDP 5060 traffic from the
WAN side to the SIP Gateway LAN IP address.
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SIP ALG (application-level gateway) functionality may be required if the SIP service
provider does not use hosted NAT traversal.
Extension Assignments
The system assigns the first Deskset to join the network as extension 200. At this point
you can use the Dial Plan Settings page in the WebUI to set a different first digit for
extension numbers for Desksets that will be connected to the network. The WebUI calls
this the Default Phone Extension Prefix. If desired, you should also change the number
of digits from three to four at this point.
The system automatically assigns each additional Deskset an extension number in
ascending order as it is connected to the LAN.
Once the Desksets are connected to the same network, they find each other through
Peer-to-Peer (P2P) discovery protocols and automatically self-configure. Additional
telephony and network configuration is administered through the WebUI.
Even if you unplug a unit, its extension number is reserved. If you want to remove an
extension from the network, you must delete the extension number using the WebUI
Device Management menu. Deletion ensures that the Deskset does not tie up an
extension. You can use the WebUI to change or delete extension numbers.
If your site is one of several Remote Sites using SB67070 SIP Gateways, depending on
your dial plan and other configuration, you may want to ensure that extension numbers
do not overlap with the Remote Sites. You can prevent overlap either by choosing a
unique first digit (Default Phone Extension Prefix) or by restricting your extension
numbers to a range. For example, your site uses 200 to 249, while another site uses 250
to 299.
For more information, see the Synapse Administrator’s Guide at
www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
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Connecting Analog Devices to the ATA
The ATA allows you to attach the following analog devices to the ports and jacks
identified in Figure 23 on page 45. Most options require the system administrator to
configure the feature in the WebUI. If you are planning to install more than one type of
analog equipment, make sure there are suitable ATA ports available and configured.
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Analog telephones, including conference phones
If not used for a fax machine or for Overhead Paging, the two FXS station ports
on the ATA allow for connecting standard POTS (Plain Old Telephone Service)
analog telephones and conference phones. When an ATA is added to the
Synapse system, the FXS ports are automatically assigned extension numbers
that can be changed by the system administrator using the WebUI. Users can
make and receive calls on those analog telephones, but system features such as
Hold, Call Forward, and Transfer are not supported. You can use the WebUI to
assign features such as Ring Group, Auto Attendant menus, and Call Forward–No
Answer targets to an analog telephone.
An analog telephone connected to an FXS port can be used for Private Line
Automatic Ringdown (PLAR). When you enable the PLAR feature through the
WebUI, an analog telephone or device connected to an ATA FXS port will ring a
destination when it goes off hook.
For more information about configuring a PLAR destination, see “PLAR Setup”
in the Synapse Administrator’s Guide at
www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
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A single fax machine to share your general telephone lines instead of using a
dedicated fax line
See “ATA Fax Line Configuration” on page 29. One of the two FXS station ports
can be configured to support a fax machine. The system administrator must
configure the Fax mode in the WebUI.
For more information about fax configuration and ATA configuration, see the
Synapse Administrator’s Guide at
www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
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Overhead Paging Equipment (OHP)
See “Overhead Paging Overview” on page 20. The ATA provides three options to
connect OHP. The system administrator must configure the OHP in the WebUI.
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Single-zone paging with OHP equipment connected to the ATA Aux Out jack
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Single-zone paging with OHP equipment connected to one of the FXS station
ports
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Multi-zone paging with OHP equipment connected to one of the FXS station
ports.
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Loud Ringers
Loud Ringer devices must be connected to an FXS port assigned as Voice (default
setting). Loud Ringers can be used for alerting users of an incoming call via a
loud speaker and are treated within Synapse as a regular analog phone instead
of OHP equipment. This type of overhead alerting can only be done by including
the voice FXS port in a Ring Group.
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A source for Music On Hold (MoH)
You can use the ATA to route MoH audio input to outside held, parked, or queued
calls. When external callers are placed on hold, parked, or enter a call queue,
they hear the audio source provided by the MoH input. The system administrator
must configure the MoH in the WebUI. For more information, see “Connecting a
Music on Hold Source” on page 49.
For MoH WebUI configuration, see “Hold Settings and Music on Hold
(Requires ATA)” in the Synapse Administrator’s Guide at
www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
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Door phone
See “Station Port (FXS) Door Phone Support” on page 23.
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Overhead Paging Overview
You can set up either single or multi-zone external overhead paging (OHP), as shown in
Table 2, but only one OHP system can be connected to the ATA. You can also use a loud
ringer device, either on its own or with your existing OHP paging system, if supported.
For more information, see “Loud Ringers” on page 19.
Synapse supports most OHP systems that can connect to PBX Analog Station (FXS) ports
as well as those that support direct Audio Input detection, also known as VOX Detect.
This overview describes the differences between OHP systems and is intended to help
you determine how your system connects to the ATA. You should also refer to your OHP
system's product documentation for installation and configuration instructions or contact
your OHP equipment provider.
Table 2.
Single- vs. Multi-Zone Overhead Paging Systems
Single-Zone Paging
Multi-Zone Paging
Broadcasts to all overhead speakers at once.
Broadcasts to speakers grouped into separate
zones.
Can be included in a Synapse Paging Zone.
Cannot be included in a Synapse Paging Zone
because the multi-zone OHP cannot be paged
together with Desksets.
Does not appear in the Deskset Paging Zones
menu unless you add Single-Zone paging to a
paging zone you create.
Automatically appears in the Deskset Paging
Zones menu as Overhead Paging.
Requires no additional user input to initiate a
page.
Requires using the Deskset dial pad to enter
digits to address the OHP paging zone.
For a connection through a FXS port, requires you
to set a delay determined by trial and error. This
delay, which starts after the user presses
Start , gives the paging equipment time to
prepare to broadcast the message. It is required
for every page, even if the OHP is not the chosen
paging zone.
There is no programmed delay as the paging
equipment provides feedback to the user when
to start speaking.
Can be connected to an FXS port or the AUX Out
jack.
Must be connected to the FXS port.
If your OHP is single-zone, you will have to decide whether it requires an FXS connection
or an AUX OUT connection. You can only connect a multi-zone OHP to an ATA FXS port,
i.e. a multi-zone OHP system cannot be connected to the AUX OUT port.
Equipment that can interface with the AUX OUT jack can have no “intelligence” in its
audio output. It doesn't require any exchange of signals to be ready to broadcast.
Equipment that uses an FXS port must be able to go on and off hook, because the FXS
ports use telephone signals to exchange information. The OHP generally includes some
sort of controller or telephone interface, which often requires setting up, for example,
“PABX loop start trunk port access”, or “RJ-11 for Tip and Ring connections”.
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Even if the OHP has no RJ-11 jack, it may still have a Tip/Ring interface, requiring
hard wiring. Whenever possible, try both the AUX OUT jack and an FXS port to
find the best configuration for your needs.
To install an OHP system, see “Connecting an Overhead Paging System (OHP)” on
page 47. There are three possible OHP configurations.
For OHP WebUI configuration, see “Overhead Paging Overview (ATA Required)”
and “Creating, Editing and Deleting Paging Zones” in the Synapse Administrator’s
Guide at www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
Single-Zone Paging
Single-zone paging means that all speakers connected to the OHP system are activated
together (that is, they are in the same zone).
Single-Zone OHP equipment connected to the AUX OUT jack:
Use this configuration to connect single-zone paging equipment that uses a 3.5 mm
audio jack as input. For example, use this configuration if the OHP device is just an
amplified speaker. See Figure 26 on page 48 for connection details. Verify that the OHP
input levels are compatible with ATA level. See “Appendix A: Technical Specifications” on
page 143. Only single-zone paging is supported in this configuration.
Figure 5. Single-Zone Overhead Paging on AUX OUT Jack
Single-Zone OHP equipment connected to one of the FXS ports:
Use this configuration to connect paging equipment that interfaces through a telephone
line. Typically, any OHP that connects to an FXS port has some intelligence to go off and
on hook or otherwise send a signal back to the pager. These are generally controllers or
telephone interfaces with controls and settings.
In this configuration, you can specify a paging delay on the WebUI to compensate for the
fixed delay introduced by the OHP system. This delay ensures that the paging tone is
played simultaneously on both Desksets and on the OHP system.
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Figure 6. Single-Zone Overhead Paging on FXS Port
Multi-Zone Paging
Broadcasts to speakers grouped into separate zones. Since the multi-zone OHP systems
require zone selection, they cannot be combined into one zone together with Synapse
Desksets.
Multi-Zone OHP equipment connected to one of the FXS ports:
When paging is configured as a multi-zone OHP, a dedicated Overhead Paging zone
automatically appears as the last entry in the Deskset paging menu.
Overhead paging cannot be added to Synapse-specific paging zones because
the multi-zone OHP cannot be paged together with Desksets.
Figure 7. Multiple-Zone Overhead Paging on FXS Port
The OHP system may have settings that need to be adjusted to work with
Synapse. Refer to your OHP system’s product documentation for installation and
configuration instructions.
Desksets and single-zone OHPs can be included in the same zone. In the case of
a single-zone OHP connected to the FXS port, this Paging System and the
Desksets generate different paging tones. Note that users hear both tones at the
same time if the paging delay is set properly in the WebUI settings.
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Verified Overhead Paging Devices
Table 3 lists OHP systems that have been demonstrated to work with the Synapse
System as of the publication of this document. More OHP systems may also have
qualified for this list. For more information, call 1 (888) 916-2007. In Canada,
dial 1 (888) 883-2474.
Table 3.
[ATA] Verified Overhead Paging Devices
Single Zone
Multi Zone
Aux Out Jack
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Bogen TPU35B
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Valcom 1030c
FXS Port
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Bogen
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Bogen
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Bogen
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Bogen
FXS Port
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Bogen TAMB
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Bogen TPU15A
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Bogen TPU35B (alternate to TPU15A)
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Viking CPA-7B
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Valcom V-9940 (expandable for multi-zone)
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Valcom V-9941A (with talkback)
PCM 2000
PCM TAMB
TPU15A or TPU35B
ZPM3
Door Phones Overview
Door phones and their associated door-entry mechanisms have become a common
accessory in business phone systems. Door phone systems provide an easy method for
Deskset users to attend to someone who is present at a door elsewhere. Synapse
supports two types of door phones: Station Port (FXS) and Trunk Port (FXO). The system
lets you select which Desksets will be notified by the door phone.
A Deskset user can send DTMF digits from the Deskset to the door phone to activate
associated door-latch and relay mechanisms. How the door phone operates using a
Deskset and the method to control a door latch varies with the door phone model.
Station Port (FXS) Door Phone Support
This type of door phone emulates a regular analog phone and can be connected to either
FXS1 or FXS2 of a Synapse SB67050 ATA as shown in Figure 8. For single-button door
phones a feature called Private Line Automatic Ringdown (PLAR) is supported. With PLAR
configured in Synapse, as soon as the phone goes off-hook it will cause the configured
extension(s) to ring with a pre-set Caller ID. Any Synapse extension can call the
associated extension of the ATA port connected to the Doorphone.
In Call Appearance mode, you can configure PLAR to ring either a single extension or
group of extensions (a Ring Group) when the door phone goes off hook. In Line
Appearance mode, you can configure PLAR to ring a single extension.
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ATA FXS 1 & FXS 2
FXS Door Phone
Figure 8. Station Port (FXS) Door Phone Connection
Trunk Port (FXO) Door Phone Support
You can connect a Trunk Port (FXO) door phone to any one of the four Line (FXO) ports
on a Synapse SB67010 PSTN Gateway as shown in Figure 9. The FXO door phone can be
configured to call either a single extension or a group of extensions (a Ring Group). You
can use the WebUI to configure an FXO door phone. For more information, see
“Configuring a Trunk Port (FXO) Door Phone” on page 85.
In Call Appearance mode, Synapse requires a dedicated door phone line to be Trunk
Reserved to a spare Deskset in order for other Desksets not to seize that line for
outbound calls. If there are no extra Desksets available for Trunk Reservation, the door
phone should be connected to the last, or closest to last, line of the last Gateway to limit
the chance of the door phone line being seized.
In Line Appearance mode, the Deskset user must be aware not to use the assigned line
key for regular outbound telephone calls. Desksets automatically select a line when
going off-hook, so the Deskset will seize an assigned door phone line if all other lines
are busy.
Bypass Phone
PSTN Gateway #1
FXO Lines 1–4
PSTN Telephone Connections
PSTN Gateway #2
FXO Lines 5–8
FXO Door Phone
Figure 9. Trunk Port (FXO) Door Phone Connection
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Tested Door Phone Models
Table 4 lists door phones that have been demonstrated to work with the Synapse System
as of the publication of this document. More door phones may also have qualified for this
list. For more information, call 1 (888) 916-2007. In Canada, call
1 (888) 883-2474.
Table 4.
Verified Door Phones
PSTN Gateway Compatible
Trunk Port (FXO) Door Phones
ATA Compatible
Station Port (FXS) Door Phones
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ALGO 3226 Trunk Port Door Phone (with
3201 Digital Door Station)
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ALGO 3008 Station Port Door Phone (with
3106 Door Control Module)
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Valcom V-2900 Trunk Port Door Phone
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Viking E-30 (with SRC-1 Door Control Module)
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Valcom V-2901 Trunk Port Door Phone
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Site Preparation
This section describes how to prepare your site for a successful Synapse system
installation.
Network Requirements
For more information on the network configuration, see “Planning Your System
and Network Configuration” on page 15.
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A switched network topology is recommended for your LAN (using standard
10/100 Ethernet switches that carry traffic at a nominal rate of 100 Mbit/s).
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The office LAN infrastructure should use Cat.-5 (or better) cable.
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The LAN connections to Synapse devices should all be wired. However, wireless
connections to other devices (such as laptops) in your office network that are not
part of the Synapse system will not impede performance.
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All devices in the Synapse system must reside on a single subnet.
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A DHCP server is recommended and must be on the same subnet as the Synapse
system so that IP addresses can be auto-assigned. If no DHCP server is present,
you can assign static IPs if desired. DHCP or static IPs are only required if the
system is to be managed from a routable network and/or automatic time
updates from an NTP server are desired. Synapse devices will self-assign
link-local IP addresses for all voice communication in addition to any DHCP or
static IPs that are assigned for management purposes.
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Unless you want to manually set the Synapse clock and manually upgrade
Synapse software, an Internet connection to the LAN is required.
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A DNS server is recommended to resolve the path to the Internet and to the AT&T
server for software upgrades.
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If a routing path to the Internet is not available, the system administrator can
download the upgrade files and use the WebUI to upgrade the software
manually.
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For users whose computers require a GigE Ethernet frame rate (a gigabit per
second), use separate Ethernet connections for the Deskset and the computer.
The Ethernet connection through a Deskset is limited to 100 Mbits/s.
Placement Considerations
Avoid placing any Synapse component too close to the following:
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Communication devices, such as television sets, DVD players, or other cordless
telephones
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Excessive heat sources
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Noise sources, such as a window with traffic outside, motors, microwave ovens,
refrigerators, or fluorescent lighting
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Excessive dust sources, such as a workshop or garage
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Excessive moisture
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Extremely low temperature
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Mechanical vibration or shock, such as on top of the washing machine or
workbench.
ATA Placement Considerations
You can install the optional ATA near the Gateway, or near one of the third-party devices
that are being used with it. For example, it might be easier to connect the ATA to the fax
machine in the room with the fax machine instead of running a telephone line connection
from the fax to an ATA located in a telephone equipment cabinet.
Power Considerations
Ensure that there is an electrical outlet not controlled by a wall switch within 6 feet
(1.83 m) of each device location.
SB67020 Desksets and SB67031 Desksets are also compatible with Power over Ethernet
(PoE). To use PoE, your network needs a switch that provides PoE. Using PoE simplifies
your installation by eliminating the need to route separate power cords. It also allows
you to protect your system from power outages by connecting an Uninterruptible Power
Supply (UPS) to your PoE switch, Gateways, and ATA. For power requirement
specifications, see page 144.
Other Preparations
Before installing the Gateway and Desksets, the following preparations may need to be
taken:
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All PSTN lines must be gathered into one access point situated no more than 9
feet (2.74 m) from the Gateway location. If rewiring is required, contact your
telephone service provider and request the help of a qualified technician.
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You may need one or more network switches set up to ensure there are sufficient
ports available for other devices in the network (such as a DSL modem).
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If you plan to use the emergency bypass feature on the PSTN Gateway, you will
need an analog phone.
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An Ethernet Port must be available within 9 feet (2.74 m) of each Deskset
location. Each Deskset is capable of sharing an Ethernet port with a PC. If one
Ethernet port already exists at a workstation, another port is not necessary
unless you need a GigE Ethernet frame rate. Use a separate Ethernet connection
for the Deskset and the computer.
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Assigning Telephone Lines and Extensions
This section discusses various telephone line configuration issues to consider.
Providing Limited Telephone Service During AC Power Outages
PSTN Gateway
The fourth line on each PSTN Gateway is a Bypass port that works during AC power
failures. If you have a PSTN line plugged into LINE 4, connect a line-powered analog
telephone to the RJ-11 jack labeled BYPASS for telephone service during power failures.
When power returns, a relay disconnects this emergency bypass line so that the bypass
line cannot be used to eavesdrop on normal calls.
If your telephone lines are part of a hunt group (a telephone company feature that allows
calls to a busy phone number to roll over to the next available telephone line), connect
the line with your main (pilot) telephone number to PSTN Gateway LINE 4.
If your system features both PSTN Gateways and a T1 Gateway, outbound calls are
placed first through the T1 channels by default.
T1 Gateway and SIP Gateway
The T1 Gateway and SIP Gateway provide no analog bypass port. To provide telephone
communication during power outages, either subscribe to at least one analog phone line
and install a PSTN Gateway or use uninterruptible power supplies to provide power to
your computer network, the Synapse T1 Gateway or SIP Gateway, and one or more
system Desksets.
Analog Line Connection Order on PSTN Gateways
For outgoing calls, the system first seizes the lowest idle PSTN port numbers (as labeled
on the PSTN Gateway). PSTN phone lines should be connected to your system with your
busiest incoming line placed in the highest port number on the highest numbered PSTN
Gateway, so that incoming calls are less likely to receive busy signals. For instance, if
your customer service team receives many calls, you would want to plug their phone
lines into higher-numbered PSTN ports.
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ATA Fax Line Configuration
To support fax on the Synapse system, you should consider where the fax is, and which
telephone line will be used for incoming faxes. Fax line configuration for the Synapse
system differs depending on whether you are using a PSTN Gateway or a T1 or
SIP Gateway.
For more information about fax configuration and ATA configuration, see the
Synapse Administrator’s Guide at
www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
Figure 10. Fax Machine Connected to FXS Port
PSTN Gateway
The PSTN fax line can be connected to any FXO port (LINE 1–4) on the PSTN Gateway.
However, trunks for outgoing calls are seized in ascending order (LINE 1 then LINE 2,
and so on). To avoid using the fax line for outgoing voice calls, make the fax line the
highest possible numbered line on the highest numbered Gateway. Use the Fax
Configuration page in the WebUI to select a telephone line on the PSTN Gateway as
the fax line.
If your office has heavy fax volume, the fax line should be a separate dedicated line, and
not part of a hunt group.
Line Appearance mode only—Do not assign the PSTN fax line to any
Programmable Feature Keys on Desksets.
For more information, see the Synapse Administrator’s Guide at
www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
Call Appearance mode only—If your office has low fax volume, your telephone service
provider may be able to include your fax line in the hunt group. This way, you can save
on the expense of a separate fax line. In this scenario, you can maximize your system for
voice usage while maintaining the capacity to send or receive the occasional fax.
You should consider the following issues when fax and voice calls share a PSTN Gateway
line:
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Incoming calls that get routed through the PSTN Gateway fax line are
automatically checked by the system for a fax signal. If the system detects
incoming fax tones, it routes the call through the configured ATA FXS port to the
fax machine. Voice callers will experience a delay of up to eight seconds before
the call is connected to the Auto Attendant or Operator. In addition, during the
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delay, the ringback tone generated by the CO (Central Office) is no longer heard
by the caller. Instead, the caller hears the ringback tone generated by the
Gateway.
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For outgoing calls, the caller ID of the fax number may be sent instead of the
primary business telephone number. If the recipient returns a missed call via their
caller ID log, the caller will then experience the eight-second delay mentioned
above.
T1 Gateway and SIP Gateway
When a T1 Gateway and/or SIP Gateway is installed, you can assign a DID number for
the fax machine on the DID Assignments WebUI page. Incoming faxes are routed
directly to that DID number (with no eight-second delay).
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Gateway and ATA Placement
You can place the Gateway or ATA on a tabletop, mount it into a standard 19-inch metal
rack, or wall mount it. The PSTN Gateway must be installed within three feet of the
building ground point. Install each device using the following instructions.
Rack Mounting
To mount the Gateway or ATA into a standard 19-inch rack:
1.
Remove the two mounting brackets and six screws from the packing tissue.
2.
Position a bracket at the front of the device.
3.
To align the screw holes, place the bracket on the device so that the locating indent
on the bracket matches the indent on the device.
Locating Indent
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4.
Insert each of the three screws into the holes provided and tighten securely. Repeat
the process for the other bracket.
5.
Position the chassis into the 19-inch metal rack.
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6.
Insert a top mounting screw (not included) in one side and turn it several turns to
establish support. Repeat for the other side.
7.
Tighten the screws.
Wall Mounting
You can mount the Gateway or ATA to a wall using the two mounting slots on the bottom
of the device. Ensure that the device is oriented as shown in Figure 11 to allow air to
flow vertically through the ventilation holes on each side of the device.
Figure 11. Wall Mount Orientation
To mount the Gateway or ATA to a wall:
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Install two pan-head screws (with ¼-inch diameter head) 7 ⅞ inches (20 cm) apart.
The screw shaft diameter should be ⅛-inch (3.2 mm). Ensure you use anchors
appropriate for your mounting surface. Leave about ⅛-inch (3.2 mm) clearance
between the screw head and the wall.
2.
Position the device with the mounting slot centers aligned over the mounting screws.
Carefully bring the device down onto the screws.
3.
Slide the device downwards so that the screws go into the mounting slots on the
device. Ensure the device is secure.
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Grounding
The SB67010 PSTN Gateway, SB67060 T1 Gateway, SB67070 SIP Gateway, and the
SB67050 Analog Terminal Adapter must be connected to reliable earth ground. The
connection to earth ground must be verified by qualified personnel.
The SB67010 PSTN Gateway must be connected to reliable earth ground using the
supplied ground wire connected to a terminal on the back of the Gateway chassis.
The SB67060 T1 Gateway and SB67070 SIP Gateway must be connected to reliable earth
ground through a separate ground wire connected to a terminal on the back of the
Gateway chassis before connecting the T1 cable or LAN cable.
The SB67050 Analog Terminal Adapter is connected to earth ground through a properly
grounded wall outlet. Additional grounding may be necessary for the ATA if you need to
improve immunity to Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) and to minimize the possibility of
electrical interference when using third-party audio equipment.
To provide additional grounding, the ATA can be connected to reliable earth ground
through a separate ground wire connected to a terminal on the back of the ATA chassis.
To ground the Gateway or ATA:
1.
Acquire a grounding cable of 18 AWG or greater gauge. For the PSTN Gateway, use
the supplied grounding cable.
2.
Locate the device near the building ground point, usually located at the electrical
breaker box. The PSTN Gateway must be within three feet (91.4 centimeters) of the
building ground point.
If you are unsure about the location of the building ground point or how
to ground the device, contact the facilities manager.
3.
Loosen the grounding terminal screw on the back of the device, as identified in
Figure 12 and Figure 13.
Grounding Terminal
Figure 12. PSTN Gateway Grounding
Grounding Terminal
Figure 13. T1 Gateway, SIP Gateway, and ATA Grounding
4.
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5.
Tighten the screw.
6.
Connect the other end of the grounding cable to the building ground point, usually
located at the electrical breaker box.
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Gateway Installation
To install the Gateway:
1.
Install a Gateway first. Plug the AC plug into an electrical outlet not controlled by a
wall switch and the DC plug into the DC jack, as shown in Figure 14. Wait up to one
minute until the screen lights up.
2.
Plug a gray Cat.-5 LAN cable for the PSTN Gateway or SIP Gateway or yellow Cat.-6
LAN cable for the T1 Gateway into the Ethernet port marked LAN. Use the supplied
cables or a comparable substitute. Plug the other end of the cable into your
office LAN. The T1 Gateway is Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) capable, so it has a Cat.-6 LAN
cable. The Desksets and other devices require only Cat.-5 cables.
PSTN Gateway
LAN
DC Power
T1 Gateway
SIP Gateway
Figure 14. Gateway Power and LAN Connections
The Gateway takes about a minute to power up.
After another Synapse device is installed, and after the Gateway has found the
network and the other Synapse device, Synchronized appears on the third line of
the display as shown in Figure 15 (PSTN Gateway shown). This is the Idle screen.
Figure 15. Gateway Idle Screen, Synchronized
The time and date may not be correct. You can set the time and date on the System
Basic Settings page in the WebUI or using the Deskset Admin Settings menu.
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For more information, see the Synapse Administrator’s Guide at
www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
To connect the PSTN Gateway telephone lines:
1.
Remove the plastic covers from the Gateway PSTN (telephone) jacks to be used,
marked LINE 1 through LINE 4 and BYPASS, as shown in Figure 16.
PSTN Line LEDs
LINE 1 through LINE 4
LINE 1
LINE 1
LINE 2
LINE 3
LINE 4
BYPASS
BYPASS
LINE 2
LINE 3
LINE 4
POWER
UP
DC 5.1V
LAN
RESET
DOWN
SELECT
-
+
CANCEL
Figure 16. PSTN Gateway Telephone Line Connections
If your service provider uses Centrex lines, you must use the WebUI to enter a
line access code to allow calibration to take place. Before connecting the PSTN
lines, see “Line Calibration Configuration” on page 90.
2.
Plug up to four telephone lines from the telephone wall jacks into the Gateway. The
line LEDs blink for up to 15 seconds during initialization.
If you subscribe to Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) high-speed Internet service
through your telephone line, you must plug each telephone line with DSL
service into a DSL filter. Then plug the DSL filter into the telephone wall jack,
as identified in Figure 17.
Figure 17. DSL Connection
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dial 1 (888) 883-2474.
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To connect the T1 Gateway T1 cable:
Plug the black T1 cable into the Gateway T1 Port, as shown in Figure 18, and into your
T1/PRI network device from your service provider.
T1 Status Indicators
T1 Port
Figure 18. T1 Gateway Line Connections
Do not make any calls until the POWER and the SYN/ACT LEDs are green. See “T1
Gateway Features” on page 59.
The SB67060 T1 Gateway must use only No.26 AWG or larger
Telecommunications line cord to reduce the risk of fire.
For customer service or product information, visit our website at
www.telephones.att.com/smb or call 1 (888) 916-2007. In Canada
dial 1 (888) 883-2474.
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Deskset Installation
Figure 19 identifies the features on the bottom and side of the Deskset. You can install
the Deskset on a desktop or mount it on a wall. Figure 19 represents the SB67030/031
Deskset. Although the SB67020 Deskset is slightly different, its features have the same
basic layout.
The SB67031 Deskset is compatible only with Synapse systems with software
version 1.9.5 and later. Ensure you have upgraded your system to software
version 1.9.5 or later before installing an SB67031 Deskset.
7
1
4
2
5
6
3
Figure 19. Deskset Connections
1. Network Port
The two LEDs next to each network port indicate network
status and AC power status.
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The green LED is on when the Deskset is connected to
the network and has AC power.

The yellow LED flashes when there is network activity.
2. PC Port
3. Reset Button
Restarts the Deskset when pressed momentarily.
Restores factory defaults when pressed and held for more
than five seconds with the LAN cable not connected.
4. Power Jack
Installation
SB67020 and SB67031 Desksets also support Power over
Ethernet.
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Actual jack location may be different than shown
6. Corded Handset
Jack
7. Wall-Mount Slots
See “To install the Deskset on a wall:” on page 42.
To attach the Desktop Stand for desktop installation:
1.
Select a Deskset position. The desktop setup requires the Deskset Stand and provides
two positions, Option 1 at 45° and Option 2 at 60°, as shown in Figure 20. If you use
Option 2, rotate the Handset tab as explained in “To rotate the Handset tab for wall
and Deskset Option 2 installation:” on page 40.
Option 1
Option 2
Figure 20. Deskset Stand Options
2.
Place the Deskset on a flat surface with the power and network ports facing you, as
illustrated in Figure 22.
3.
Place the stand, illustrated in Figure 21, on the base with the flexible tab side away
from you.
Flexible Tabs
Figure 21. Deskset Stand Tabs
4.
Installation
Insert the solid tabs of the stand into the Option 1 or Option 2 slots on the base that
are marked in red in Figure 22.
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Flexible tabs
Option 1
Solid tabs
Flexible tabs
Solid tabs
Option 2
Figure 22. Deskset Stand Installation
5.
Rotate the stand away from you until it rests against the base and you hear a click
as the flexible tabs lock into place.
To rotate the Handset tab for wall and Deskset Option 2 installation:
1.
Press the switch hook and slide the Handset Tab toward the top of the base, as
shown.
Switch hook
Handset Tab
Installation
2.
Rotate the Handset Tab 180° so that the “hook” is at the top.
3.
Slide the Handset Tab back into the base.
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“Hook”
To connect the Cat.-5 LAN cable to the Deskset:
With a PC:
If there is a networked computer and no extra Ethernet wall jacks near the Deskset, then
plug the PC Ethernet cable into the Deskset so the Deskset and PC share the same
network connection.
1.
Unplug the Cat.-5 Ethernet cable from your computer.
2.
Plug that Cat.-5 Ethernet cable into the Network port on the back of the Deskset, as
shown below.
Network
PC
3.
Plug another Cat.-5 Ethernet cable into the PC port on the Deskset.
4.
Plug the other end of the second Cat.-5 Ethernet cable into your computer.

If a GigE network is being used, a computer connected through the Deskset will
be limited to 100 Mbits/s. If you require a GigE Ethernet rate, use separate
Ethernet connections for the Deskset and the computer so that the computer can
take advantage of the greater bandwidth.

If a PC is connected to your LAN through a Deskset, any Deskset resets and
power or network interruptions will disrupt the PC’s connection to the network.
The PC port on the Deskset is intended for connection to an end-user PC only.
Installation

Do not use the PC port to connect to a PC with a heavy bandwidth load
(such as a network server PC or a hub, switch, or router).

Do not use the PC port to extend the network. The end-user PC should be
the final point. Do not use the PC port to connect to other system devices.
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Without a PC:
If the Deskset has a dedicated network connection, then connect the Deskset to the
network connection only.
1.
Plug a Cat.-5 Ethernet cable into the Network port on the back of the Deskset.
2.
Plug the other end into the Ethernet wall jack.
To connect power:
[020/031] If you are using PoE, connecting the Deskset to the network also connects
the power.
If you are using the supplied power adapter:
1.
Plug the power adapter (blue tag) into the DC Power jack on the back of the Deskset.
Power Jack
2.
Plug the power adapter into an outlet not controlled by a wall switch. The display
screen illuminates within about a minute.
If the user's computer is plugged into an uninterruptible power supply (UPS), consider
plugging the Deskset into it, too.
To install the Deskset on a wall:
Installation
1.
Plug the Ethernet cable into the port on the back of the Deskset. (See “To connect
the Cat.-5 LAN cable to the Deskset:” on page 41.)
2.
Plug the power adapter into the jack on the back of the Deskset. Skip this step if
using POE. (See “To connect power:” on page 42.)
3.
Place the Deskset base over the mounting plate above the mounting studs as shown
in
.
4.
Slide the Deskset base down as shown in
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Screws
Installation
5.
Plug the Ethernet cable into the wall jack.
6.
Plug the power adapter into a power outlet not controlled by a wall switch. Skip this
step if using PoE.
7.
Make sure the Handset tab is in Wall position, as described in “To rotate the Handset
tab for wall and Deskset Option 2 installation:” on page 40.
8.
Connect the corded handset to the handset jack on the left side of the Deskset.
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To connect the corded handset and an optional corded headset:
Connect the corded handset:
1.
Plug the coiled end of the handset cord into the handset jack on the left side of the
Deskset.
Handset Jack
On Deskset
Handset Jack on Handset
2.
Plug the end of the handset cord with the longer straight portion into the handset,
then hang up.
Connect an optional corded headset:
Plug an optional corded headset or cordless headset base into the RJ-9 connector on
the bottom of the Deskset, as shown.
Optional Headset Jack
SB67030/031
A headset plugged into this jack takes precedence over a registered AT&T TL7600
Cordless Headset.
Do not plug a headset into the jack for the corded handset.
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SB67050 ATA Installation
To install the ATA:
1.
After installing at least one Deskset, plug the AC plug into an electrical outlet not
controlled by a wall switch and the DC plug into the DC jack, as shown in Figure 23.
Wait up to one minute until the screen lights up.
To prevent the loss of ATA-supported services during power outages, plug the
AC power plug into an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS).
2.
Plug a Cat.-5 Ethernet cable into the port marked LAN. Plug the other end of the
Ethernet cable into your office LAN.
Station Ports
FXS 1 FXS 2
AUX IN
AUX OUT
LAN
DC Power
Figure 23. ATA Power, LAN, and Station Port Connections
The ATA takes about a minute to power up.
After the ATA has found the network and the Gateway, Synchronized appears on
the third line of the ATA Idle screen.
3.
Remove the plastic covers from the FXS station ports that you are using.
Connecting Analog Telephones
To install analog telephones:
Installation
1.
Remove the plastic covers from the FXS 1 and FXS 2 (telephone) ports to be used
on the ATA.
2.
Plug up to two telephone lines from analog telephones into the ATA FXS 1 and
FXS 2 ports, as shown in Figure 24 on page 46.
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Analog Telephone/
Conference Phone
Analog Telephone/
Conference Phone
Figure 24. ATA Analog Telephone Connections
Connecting a Fax Machine
To install a fax machine:
1.
Remove the plastic covers from the FXS 1 or FXS 2 (telephone) port to be used on
the ATA.
2.
Plug a telephone line from the fax machine into the ATA FXS 1 or FXS 2 port, as
shown in Figure 25.
3.
Configure the fax connection in the WebUI.
For information on configuring the ATA to work with your fax machine, see the
Synapse Administrator’s Guide at
www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
ATA
Fax Machine
Figure 25. ATA Fax Machine Installation
If you are connecting your fax machine to the ATA and your Synapse Dial Plan
uses a number for external line access, such as 9, you should inform users that
they need to dial this number when sending faxes.
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Connecting an Overhead Paging System (OHP)
A Single Zone or Multi-Zone system can be integrated into an existing Synapse network.
The control unit or analog amplifier for the Overhead Paging system connects directly to
the ATA via an FXS or the AUX OUT jack, depending on the type of paging system.
Synapse supports most OHP systems that support PBX station ports or auxiliary
audio-out connections to a PBX. Some settings for the OHP may have to be changed to
work with Synapse.
If you don't know whether your OHP is Single Zone or Multi Zone, see “Overhead Paging
Overview” on page 20. There are so many types of paging equipment that you may need
to contract with a communications equipment professional to install the OHP.
Whether you are replacing a phone system and using an existing, functional
OHP, or installing a new OHP, the paging system may have settings that need
to be adjusted to work with Synapse.
OHPs that are “Line Mode” that cannot be set to “Station Mode” cannot be used
with Synapse.
If you want to connect a single-zone paging system to the AUX OUT jack, you
may need to buy or make a custom cable.
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To install an overhead paging system:
1.
Remove the plastic cover from the FXS 1 or FXS 2 port to be used on the ATA.
2.
Plug the telephone line from the OHP device into the FXS 1 or FXS 2 port, or plug
an audio cable from the OHP device into the ATA AUX OUT port, as shown in
Figure 23 on page 45, depending on the requirements of the paging system.
If you need to hard-wire a connection between your OHP device and the ATA AUX
OUT jack, you can use the supplied auxiliary audio cable as follows:
a.
Remove the 3.5 mm plug from one end of the cable.
b.
Strip enough shielding from the cable to expose the three wires inside.
c.
Identify the Tip (Left channel) and Ground wires. Depending on the cable, the Tip
wire may be white, the Ground wire may be bare/unshielded, and the Ring (Right
channel) wire may be red, as shown in Figure 26. You can use a voltmeter to
properly identify the wires.
Ring (Right Ch.)
(Do not wire to OHP)
3.5 mm stereo plug
to ATA AUX OUT
Ground
Tip (Left Ch.)
Figure 26. Hard-Wiring a Stereo Cable to the OHP
3.
d.
Trim the Ring (Right channel) wire to ensure it does not contact other wires or
terminals.
e.
Connect the Ground wire to the negative terminal and the Tip wire to the positive
terminal on the OHP device.
f.
Plug the 3.5 mm plug on the other end of the cable into the AUX OUT port on
the ATA.
Enable the OHP device in the WebUI.
For information on setting up OHP, see the Synapse Administrator’s Guide at
www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
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Connecting a Music on Hold Source
To install a music on hold source:
1.
Use the supplied auxiliary audio cable to plug a streaming audio source, such as a
radio or MP3 music player, into the ATA AUX IN port as shown in Figure 27. If the
supplied cable does not connect to your music source, use another cable that will
connect your device to the 3.5 mm AUX IN port. This audio source must have a
volume control. The volume adjustment on the audio device should be set to obtain
the preferred level of music on hold within the system.
The ATA AUX IN port is set up to receive headset-out audio signals. Do not
connect to a “Line-Out” audio source or to speaker outputs.
On-hold music functionality should only be used in conjunction with music
specifically licensed for on-hold use. Licensed on-hold music is available from
many third-party suppliers. AT&T disclaims any liability arising from the failure to
obtain such a license.
2.
Enable Music on Hold under Hold Settings in the WebUI.
For more information, see “Hold Settings and Music on Hold (Requires ATA)” in
the Synapse Administrator’s Guide at
www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
Music on Hold
Source
ATA
Figure 27. ATA Music on Hold Source Installation
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SB67040 Cordless Handset Installation
The SB67040 Cordless Handset requires registration to an SB67030/031
Deskset. The SB67020 Deskset does not support the SB67040 Cordless Handset.
The SB67040 Cordless Handset is not supported when the system is in Line
Appearance mode.
Charger Installation
Place the Handset in the charger when not in use.
To plug the Handset charger into AC power:
Installation
1.
Plug the power adapter into an electrical outlet not controlled by a wall switch.
2.
Plug the small end of the power adapter into the jack on the underside of the
charger.
3.
Route the cord through the slot, as shown.
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Battery Installation
The Cordless Handset uses a rechargeable 2.4v nickel-metal hydride cell (NiMH) battery
pack.
To install the Handset battery:
1.
Remove the battery cover by pressing and sliding the cover downward.
Color-Coded
Battery Connector
2.
Plug the battery connector securely into the plug inside the Handset battery
compartment, matching the color-coded label.
Use only the supplied rechargeable battery or replace it with battery model
BT8001. To obtain a replacement battery, visit our website at
www.telephones.att.com/smb or call 1 (888) 916-2007. In Canada,
call 1 (888) 883-2474.
3.
Place the battery in the compartment with THIS SIDE UP facing up.
4.
Align the cover flat against the battery compartment, then slide it upward until it
clicks into place.
If the battery has enough charge, within 10 seconds the Place in charger screen
appears. If there is no charge, the screen remains blank.
12:00a Jan. 00
Place in charger.
5.
Installation
Place the Handset in the charger.
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Battery Charging
Charge the Handset battery for at least 16 hours before use. When fully charged, the
Handset battery provides approximately five hours of talk time or three days of standby
time.
To charge the Handset battery:
Place the Handset in the charger, as shown.

The CHARGE light is on when the Handset is charging.
CHARGE
light

If the Handset has not yet been registered, the Register screen appears within
15 seconds.
12:00a Jan. 00
REGISTER
1/3
To register Handset:
1. Go to your
Deskset.
2. Press MENU.
3. Select User
To register the Handset, follow the on-screen instructions or see the
“Handset Registration” section in the AT&T SB67040 Cordless Accessory
Handset Quick Start Guide that was packaged with the Handset and
available at www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
Place the Handset in the charger when not in use.
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TL7600 Cordless Headset Installation
The TL7600 Cordless Headset requires registration to an SB67030/031
Deskset. The SB67020 Deskset does not support the TL7600 Cordless Headset.
Charger Installation
To install the TL7600 charger:
1.
Plug the small end of the charger power adapter into the jack on the underside of
the charger, then route the cord through the slot.
Power Jack
2.
Installation
Plug the large end of the charger power adapter into an AC wall outlet not controlled
by a wall switch.
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Battery Installation
Install the battery as shown below. For optimal performance, charge the Headset battery
for at least six hours before use. When not in use, recharge the Headset by returning it
to the Headset charger.
To install a battery:
1.
If the battery door is attached, press on both sides of the battery compartment cover
and lift the cover up and off as shown.
2.
Insert the battery into the battery compartment with the label THIS SIDE UP facing
up.
3.
Push the battery plug into the connector inside the compartment according to the
color-coded label and place the wires neatly inside the compartment as shown.
Insert Battery
Insert Plug
4.
Insert the tab on the bottom of the battery cover into the battery compartment. Press
down gently on the battery cover until it snaps into place.
Remove the ear hook from the Headset before battery replacement.
Use only the supplied rechargeable battery or replace it with battery model
BT191545. To obtain a replacement battery, visit our website at
www.telephones.att.com/smb or call 1 (888) 916-2007. In Canada,
call 1 (888) 883-2474.
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Battery Charging
After installing the battery, charge the Headset by placing it in the Headset charger as
shown below. Before registration, the Headset ON/OFF light flashes twice every five
seconds whether the Headset is charging or not. After registration, the Headset ON/OFF
light is on when the Headset is charging.
To charge the battery:
1.
Insert the Headset into the charger as shown.
2.
Push the Headset downward until the Headset ON/OFF light turns on.
ON/OFF
Light
If the Headset has not yet been registered, the ON/OFF light flashes blue and orange.
To register the Headset, use the process described in “Registering an Optional
Cordless Headset” in the AT&T SB67030/031 Deskset and Accessories User’s
Guide at www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
Place the Headset in the charger when not in use.
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C
HAPTER
2
GETTING STARTED
This chapter gets you started with configuring the Synapse system from the devices. Most
of these functions are duplicated in the easier-to-use WebUI described in the next
chapter, but if you need to assign static IP addresses, they must be set at each device.
You can only directly reset a device from the device, although some functions in the
WebUI include device resets.
This chapter covers:
Getting Started

“PSTN Gateway Features” on page 57

“T1 Gateway Features” on page 59

“SIP Gateway Features” on page 61

“Gateway Front Panel Interface” on page 63

“ATA Features” on page 67

“Resetting Devices” on page 72

“Deskset IP Settings” on page 74

“Upgrade Deskset Software” on page 77.
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PSTN Gateway Features
Figure 28 illustrates the PSTN Gateway features and connections.
LINE 1
LINE 1
1
LINE 3
LINE 4
BYPASS
DC 5.1V
LAN
RESET
LINE 3
LINE 4
POWER
UP
LINE 2
LINE 2
DOWN
SELECT
-
2
CANCEL
3
4
5
+
6
Figure 28. PSTN Gateway Features and Connections
1. Display
Provides system and network status, device information, and
configuration data. See “Gateway Front Panel Interface” on
page 63.
2. Reset
Restarts the Gateway when pressed momentarily.
Restores factory defaults when pressed and held for more than five
seconds with the LAN cable not connected.
3. PSTN Line Ports 1–4
Traditional 2-conductor wiring (FXO—Foreign Exchange Office
Ports).
4. Bypass Port
Traditional analog POTS (Plain Old Telephone Service) that is
available during an AC power outage. When the Gateway power
fails, calls on Line 4 are routed to the bypass line.
5. RJ-45 Ethernet Network Port 10Base-T/100Base-Tx with Auto MDI/MDI-X switching.
6. DC 5.1V Power-Supply Jack
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Figure 29 and Table 5 provide an illustration and description of the PSTN Gateway front
panel.
Status LEDs
Power LED
Menu
Navigation
Keys
Figure 29. PSTN Gateway Front Panel
Table 5.
PSTN Gateway Front Panel Keys and LEDs
Key
Used To:
LED
Navigate through the menus, and to
increase/decrease editable fields.
Highlight the previous or next item
in the list.
LINE 2
LINE 3
Display the Main menu when in idle
mode or while in network detection
mode; save current setting and
return to previous menu.
Terminate current operation without
saving new settings and to return to
the previous menu.
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LINE 1
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LINE 4
Description
Line-status LEDs indicate the
status for each PSTN line.
Indications include:
Off—Connected.
Red (steady)—Disconnected.
Green (steady)—In use.
Green (flashing)—Ringing.
Line-status LEDs flash red after
lines are connected (while
matching line impedance).
POWER
Off—No power to the device.
Green—Power is present.
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T1 Gateway Features
Figure 30 illustrates the T1 Gateway features and connections.
1
2
3
4
5
Figure 30. T1 Gateway Features and Connections
1. Display
Provides system and network status, device information, and
configuration data. See “Gateway Front Panel Interface” on
page 63.
2. Reset
When pressed momentarily, restarts the Gateway.
When pressed and held for more than five seconds and with the
LAN cable not connected, restores factory defaults.
3. T1 Port
4. RJ-45 Ethernet Network Port
10Base-T/100Base-Tx with Auto MDI/MDI-X switching.
5. DC 12V Power-Supply Jack
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Figure 31 and Table 6 provide an illustration and description of the T1 Gateway front
panel.
Status LEDs
Power LED
Menu
Navigation
Keys
Figure 31. T1 Gateway Front Panel
Table 6.
T1 Gateway Front Panel Keys and LEDs
Key
Used To:
Navigate through the menus,
and to increase/decrease
editable fields.
Highlight the previous or next
item in the list.
Display the Main menu when
in idle mode or while in
network detection mode;
save current setting and
return to previous menu.
Terminate current operation
without saving new settings
and to return to the previous
menu.
LED
SYN/ACT
Off—Not synchronized with T1
network.
Green—T1 Synchronization.
Green (flashing)—Active call.
RAI/LOF/LOS
Off—No RAI/LOF/LOS errors.
Yellow—Remote Alarm Indication
(RAI).
Red (steady)—Loss Of Frame (LOF).
Red (flashing)—Loss Of Signal (LOS).
Off—No Alarm Indication Signal.
Blue—Alarm Indication Signal.
Off—Network not in local loopback
mode.
Green (steady)—Network Loopback.
Green (flashing)—Payload Loopback.
Red—T1 Gateway is not synchronized
with the LAN.
Off—No power to the device.
Green—Power is present.
AIS
LOOPBACK
POWER
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SIP Gateway Features
Figure 32 illustrates the SIP Gateway features and connections.
1
2
3
4
5
Figure 32. SIP Gateway Features and Connections
1. Display
Provides system and network status, device information,
and configuration data. See “Gateway Front Panel
Interface” on page 63.
2. Reset
When pressed momentarily, restarts the Gateway.
When pressed and held for more than five seconds and
with the LAN cable not connected, restores factory
defaults.
3. AuxNet Port
Reserved for future use. This Ethernet port will be
enabled in a future product upgrade.
4. RJ-45 Ethernet LAN Port
Connects to the Synapse network.
10Base-T/100Base-Tx with Auto MDI/MDI-X switching.
5. DC 12V Power-Supply Jack
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Figure 33 and Table 7 provide an illustration and description of the SIP Gateway front
panel.
Status LEDs
Power LED
Menu
Navigation
Keys
Figure 33. SIP Gateway Front Panel Description
Table 7.
SIP Gateway Front Panel Keys and LEDs
Key
Used To:
Navigate through the menus,
and to increase/decrease
editable fields.
Highlight the previous or
next item in the list.
Display the Main menu when
in idle mode or while in
network detection mode;
save current setting and
return to previous menu.
Terminate current operation
without saving new settings
and to return to the previous
menu.
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LED
Description
SYN/ACT
Off—Synchronization failed.
Green—Synchronized to Synapse.
Green (flashing)—Active call(s).
REGISTRATION
Off—No accounts configured; all
accounts disabled; all accounts
configured for static registration.
Green (steady)—All registrations
active.
Red (steady)—One or more
registrations failed.
Red (flashing)—All registrations failed.
Off—No power to the device.
Green—Power is present.
POWER
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Gateway Front Panel Interface
You can access basic information and perform some configuration tasks using the
Gateway’s front panel. Most of these tasks are easier to do using the WebUI. See “WebUI
Overview” on page 79.
The Gateway displays the Idle screen after completing the power-up sequence. Use the
Gateway Main menu to perform some system operations.
To access the Gateway Main menu from the Idle screen, as shown in Figure 34 (PSTN
Gateway shown), press the
key.
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Figure 34. Gateway Idle Screen
From the Main menu you can access the:

Device Information screen

Network Status screen

Configuration menu.
Figure 35. Gateway Menu Screens
Press the
key to highlight an entry, then press
your Gateway or your Network.

Select Configuration to view or modify some Gateway settings. See “Gateway
Configuration” on page 64.

On the Device Information screen, you can view:

Getting Started
to see information about

Model #

Software Version

Serial #

Firmware Version (PSTN Gateway only).

Boot Version
On the Network Status screen, you can view:

IP Address

MAC Address

Subnet Mask

Network Port

Default Gateway

Local Address.

DNS Server x
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to return to the Main Menu.
Gateway Configuration
Press
/
in the Gateway Main menu until Configuration is highlighted,
as shown in Figure 36, and press
to display the Configuration menu. The
current setting is indicated with [x].
Figure 36. Gateway Configuration
Configuration — Current Gateway settings.
Getting Started

Auto IP — Is set automatically.

Static IP — You can change the static IP only from the Gateway. See your
network administrator if you require details regarding IP assignments.

Restore Defaults — Highlight Restore Defaults and press and hold
two seconds when prompted to restore the Gateway to factory defaults.

Upgrade Software — Highlight Upgrade Software and press
. If new
software is available, you are prompted to press
again to accept the
upgrade. You can use this interface or the WebUI to upgrade software.
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Upgrade Gateway Software
If you have system settings that you want to retain, back up the settings before upgrading
the system software.
To upgrade the Gateway software to the latest version:
in the Gateway Main menu until Configuration is
to display the Configuration menu.
1.
Press
/
highlighted and press
2.
Press
to highlight Upgrade Software and press
to initiate the
software upgrade process. The device initiates a link to the Synapse Software
Updates web site host and any new software.

If a host cannot be found or the server name cannot be resolved, Timeout or
Host Not Found appears. Upgrade the software from the PC, which can offer
more information about connection issues.
For more information, see the Synapse Administrator’s Guide at
www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
If the host is found, but there is no new software available, then the No New Version
message appears.
If the device is sluggish or unresponsive during the upgrade process, see “A
Synapse device becomes sluggish or unresponsive during or immediately after
software upgrade.” on page 117.
3.
If new software is available, you are prompted to initiate the upgrade by pressing
, or abort by pressing
.
Once the downloading starts, the display indicates the progress as shown by the
percentage indicator.
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
If the upgrade process is interrupted by removing the server connection, no
restart occurs. The Gateway remains on the xx% complete screen, until an action
is taken at that Gateway. The process does not resume even after the server
connection is reestablished.

Pressing
during the programming process terminates the download
midstream and returns you to the Configuration menu. The previous software
version remains in effect.

When the upgrade is complete, the screen briefly displays 100% complete,
then 0% complete for few seconds, before restarting the Gateway.
Press
repeatedly until you return to the Gateway Main menu.
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ATA Features
When the ATA is first connected to your LAN, the two FXS ports are configured as POTS
phone lines and assigned the next available extension numbers. ATA extension numbers
do not appear in the Extension list on Deskset screens. They do, however, appear on Call
Logs, Redial lists, and Message lists. The two ATA extensions do not count toward the
100-extension limit of the Synapse system.
In addition, one 10/100BT Ethernet port is provided for communication with the Synapse
network. The front panel LCD and buttons allow network configuration, firmware
upgrades, and information functions. Figure 37 illustrates the ATA features and
connections.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Figure 37. ATA Features and Connections
1. Display
Provides system and network status, device information, and
configuration data.
2. Reset
When pressed momentarily, restarts the ATA. When pressed and
held for more than five seconds and with the LAN cable not
connected, restores factory defaults.
3. FXS 1, FXS 2
Station ports for analog telephones, a fax machine, door phone, or
overhead paging equipment.
4. AUX IN
Audio in for MoH.
5. AUX OUT
Audio out, an option for OHP.
6. RJ-45 Ethernet Network Port
10Base-T/100Base-Tx with Auto MDI/MDI-X switching.
7. DC 12V Power-Supply Jack
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Figure 38 and Table 8 provide an illustration and description of the ATA front panel.
Status LEDs
Power LED
Menu
Navigation
Keys
Figure 38. ATA Front Panel Description
Table 8.
ATA Front Panel Keys and LEDs
Key
Used To:
Navigate through the menus, and
to increase/decrease editable
fields.
LED
FXS 1
Station port status LEDs indicate:
FXS 2
Off—No connection detected or idle
Green (steady)—Line activity
detected
Green (flashing)—Ringing
AUX IN
Audio status LEDs indicate:
AUX OUT
Off—Not configured in the WebUI
Red (steady)—Configured in the
WebUI, but no connection detected.
Green (steady)—Configured and
connected.
Green (flashing)—Paging active.
POWER
Off—No power to the device.
Green—When power is present.
Highlight the previous or next
item in the list.
Display the Main menu when in
idle mode or while in network
detection mode.
Save current setting and return
to previous menu.
Terminate current operation
without saving new settings and
to return to the previous menu.
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ATA Front Panel Interface
You can access basic information and perform some configuration tasks using the ATA
front panel. These tasks are easier to do using the WebUI. See “WebUI Overview” on
page 79.
The ATA displays the Idle screen after powering up. Access the ATA Main menu to
perform the system operation functions.
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To access the ATA Main menu from the Idle screen, as shown in Figure 39, press the
key. The menu provides the following functions:

Device Information

Network Status

Configuration
Device Information
Netw ork Status
Configuration
Figure 40. ATA Menu Screens
Press the
key to highlight an entry, then press
to see information
about your ATA or your network, as shown in Figure 40. Select Configuration to view
or modify some ATA settings. Here is the information you can see in Device Information
and Network Status:
Device Information
Network Status
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
Model #

IP Address

Serial #

Subnet Mask

Boot Version

Default Gateway

Software Version

DNS Server X

Firmware Version

MAC Address

Network Port

Local Address
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ATA Configuration
Press
/
in the ATA Main menu until Configuration is highlighted, as
shown in Figure 41, and press
to display the Configuration menu. The current
setting is indicated with [x]. You can use this interface or the WebUI to upgrade
software.
Figure 41. ATA Configuration
Configuration — Current ATA settings:

Auto IP — Is set automatically.

Static IP — You can change the Static IP only from the ATA. See your network
administrator if you require details regarding IP assignments.

Restore Defaults — Highlight Restore Defaults and press and hold
two seconds when prompted to restore the ATA to factory defaults.

Upgrade Software — Highlight Upgrade Software, and press
. If new
software is available, you are prompted to press
again to accept the
upgrade.
for
Upgrade ATA Software
If you have system settings that you want to retain, back up the settings before upgrading
the system software.
To upgrade the ATA software to the latest version:
Press
press
2.
Press
to highlight Upgrade Software and press
to initiate the
software upgrade process. The device initiates a link to the Synapse software updates
web site host and any new software.

/
in the ATA Main menu until Configuration is highlighted and
to display the Configuration menu.
1.
If a host cannot be found or the server name cannot be resolved, Timeout or
Host Not Found appears. Upgrade the software from the PC, which can offer
more information about connection issues.
For more information, see the Synapse Administrator’s Guide at
www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
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If the host is found, but there is no new software available, then the No New Version
message appears.
If the device is sluggish or unresponsive during the upgrade process, see “A
Synapse device becomes sluggish or unresponsive during or immediately after
software upgrade.” on page 117.
3.
If new software is available, you are prompted to initiate the upgrade by pressing
, or abort by pressing
.
Once the downloading starts, the display indicates the progress as shown by the
percentage indicator. The device restarts automatically once the programming is
completed.
4.
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
If the programming process is interrupted by removing the server connection, no
restart occurs. The process does not resume even after the server connection is
reestablished. The ATA remains on the xx% complete screen until an action is
taken at the ATA.

Pressing
during the programming process terminates the download and
returns you to the Configuration menu. The previous software version remains in
effect.

When the upgrade is complete, the screen briefly displays 100% complete,
then 0% complete for few seconds, before restarting the ATA.
Press
repeatedly until you return to the ATA Main menu.
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Resetting Devices
You may need to manually restart a device or return a device to factory defaults (see
“Appendix B: Default Settings” on page 146). To reset a device, press the RESET button
shown in Figure 42 and Figure 43 on page 73 by inserting a pen or paper clip into the
hole and applying pressure to the button. The T1 Gateway, SIP Gateway, and ATA (not
shown) have a RESET button in the same location on the front panel as the PSTN
Gateway. Although Figure 43 on page 73 shows the SB67030/031 Deskset, the SB67020
Deskset reset button is in the same location.
To restart the device without losing any custom settings, press the RESET button for less
than five seconds. You can get the same result by disconnecting and reconnecting power
to the device. You can restart the device if the device does not respond or fails to
synchronize with the system.
To completely reset the device to factory defaults, unplug the LAN cable from the device
and press the RESET button for more than five seconds. You might do this if the device
is not synchronized or you want to reset the IP address settings to Auto (DHCP). Any
static IP configurations are lost.
When resetting a Deskset to factory defaults, the system configuration (the user settings
and Personal directory) and Voicemail messages, Call Log, and the Redial list are all
deleted. You can use this complete reset when assigning Desksets to new users. If you
do not disconnect the LAN cable before pressing the RESET button, the extension
number is retained, and Group Mailbox messages associated with the Deskset are
recovered from the ATA. During the reset, any PC connected to the Deskset PC port
momentarily loses network connectivity.
To reset the entire system to factory defaults and completely clear the system
of all settings (Auto Attendant, Ring Groups, hold message, and System
Directory) and Voicemail messages, unplug the LAN cables from all devices and
press the RESET button for more than five seconds on each device. Then
reconnect all devices to the LAN.
If there is one Gateway in the system, but there are still Desksets connected, then only
the voice prompts and hold messages are deleted; the rest of the Auto Attendant settings
are maintained on the Desksets. If there is another Gateway, the other Gateway
maintains all system configuration settings.
If you have already set up the system, back up the Deskset and system settings
before resetting the device to factory defaults. For more information, see the
Synapse Administrator’s Guide.
LINE 1
LINE 1
LINE 2
LINE 3
LINE 4
BYPASS
LINE 2
LINE 3
LINE 4
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UP
DOWN
SELECT
-
CANCEL
Reset Button
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Deskset IP Settings
Synapse devices are connected to a LAN so they can communicate with each other. See
“System Installation Overview” on page 10 and “IP Addresses and Connectivity” on
page 16 for a discussion of the Synapse network configuration and IP settings.
To display the IP Settings screen:
1.
Access the Admin Settings menu: Press MENU, then press 3 on the dial pad, then
enter the Admin password (12345 is the default password), and press SELECT.
2.
Press 3 on the dial pad to display the IP Settings menu.
IP Settings
1. IP Configuration
Auto
2. Set/Edit Static IP
3. IP Status
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Perform one of the following:
a.
Press 1 to select IP Configuration. See “To set the IP Configuration:” on
page 74.
b.
Press 2 to select Set/Edit Static IP. See “To set and edit static IP Address:” on
page 75.
c.
Press 3 to select IP Status. See “To view the IP status:” on page 76.
To set the IP Configuration:
1.
From the SB67020 Deskset IP Settings menu, press 1 to select IP Configuration.
The IP Configuration screen appears.
From the SB67030/031 Deskset IP Settings menu, go to Step 2.
2.
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Press
 or  to select Auto or Static.
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IP Settings
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Auto
2. Set/Edit Static IP
3. IP Status
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Press
Save
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to accept the changes and return to the Admin Settings menu.
Set/Edit Static IP
If your business requires a static IP address, contact your network administrator.
To set and edit static IP Address:
1.
Access the Admin Settings menu: Press MENU, then press 3 on the dial pad, then
enter the Admin password, and press SELECT.
2.
Press 3 on the dial pad to display the IP Settings screen.
3.
Press 2. The Set/Edit Static IP screen appears.
Static IP Edit
IP Address:
Subnet Mask:
Gatew ay:
DNS Server:
Use dial pad to enter digits and press #
to enter a dot.
Save
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030/031 Deskset Set/Edit Static IP
4.
Backspc
020 Deskset Set/Edit Static IP
Enter digits:

There is a 12-digit limit on the number field (not including dots).

On the SB67030/031 Deskset, press the pound key (#) to insert a dot.
On the SB67020 Deskset, press

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Set/Edit Static IP
IP Address:
Subnet Mask:
Save
"."
Quick
Dial
"."
to insert a dot.
Pressing Backspc when the cursor is positioned next to a dot deletes the dot
and the digit to the left of the dot.
5.
Press
6.
Press
 or  to cycle through the four fields.
Save
to accept the changes and return to the Admin Settings menu.
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IP Status
This screen is for informational purposes only.
To view the IP status:
1.
Access the Admin Settings menu: Press MENU, then press 3 on the dial pad, then
enter the Admin password, and press SELECT.
2.
Press 3 on the dial pad. The IP Settings screen appears.
3.
On the IP Settings screen, press 3. The IP Status screen appears.
IP Status
Auto
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255.255.255.0
192.168.0.1
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Connected
192.168.0.134
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IP Address:
Subnet Mask:
Gatew ay:
MAC Address:
Netw ork Port:
PC Port:
DNS Server 1:
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The list is not circular, so when you reach the end of the available text, pressing
 has no effect. If you are at the top of the screen, pressing  has no effect.
5.
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Press
Exit
[030/031] or CANCEL [020] to return to the Admin Settings menu.
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Upgrade Deskset Software
To access the Deskset Software Upgrade feature:
1.
Access the Admin Settings menu: Press MENU, then press 3 on the dial pad, then
enter the Admin password, and press SELECT.
2.
Press 5. The Software Upgrade screen appears. The system scans for an upgrade.
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
If no upgrade is available, a No New Version screen appears. Press
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If the device is sluggish or unresponsive during the upgrade process, see “A
Synapse device becomes sluggish or unresponsive during or immediately after
software upgrade.” on page 117.
The Deskset automatically resets at the end of the software upgrade process. If a PC is
connected to the Deskset that you are using, any network traffic involving that PC halts
until the Deskset has resumed operation. Avoid updating the Deskset when the user is
likely to be at the workstation.
See “Updating Devices” on page 91 to update the Deskset software from the WebUI.
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3
SYSTEM CONFIGURATION
You can configure the Synapse System using the WebUI. The WebUI consists of web
pages with editable settings for the system and each Synapse device. The WebUI is
embedded in every SB67010 PSTN Gateway, SB67020 Deskset, SB67030/031 Deskset,
and optional SB67050 Analog Terminal Adapter (ATA). When you access the WebUI, you
are accessing it on the device, not on the Internet.
This chapter shows you how to access and log in to the WebUI. This chapter also lists
the settings you may have to configure to commission a basic Synapse System with
Gateways, Desksets, ATA, and an optional fax machine and paging system.
To fully configure a newly installed Synapse System, see the Synapse
Administrator’s Guide at www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
The feature descriptions and sample screens in this chapter are from a system
that includes optional devices. Your Deskset screens and WebUI pages may be
different. For example, if your system does not include an ATA, the Fax
Configuration, Group Mailbox, Overhead Paging, and ATA Settings items do not
appear in the WebUI menu.
This chapter also includes some settings you may have to configure as part of the
installation process:

“Configuring a Trunk Port (FXO) Door Phone” on page 85

“Line Calibration Configuration” on page 90

“Updating Devices” on page 91

“Product Registration” on page 94.
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WebUI Overview
If two Synapse devices are connected to the LAN, and as long as one Synapse device is
currently on the same subnet as a PC, you can use the WebUI to administer the system.
Only one person should log in as system administrator at a time to prevent accidentally
overwriting and losing intended changes.
Any PCs used for configuring the WebUI must be connected to the same IP subnet as
the devices they will manage, or to other subnets that the PCs can communicate with.
Confirm either that all devices are connected to the same router, or that the first three
octets of the IP address are the same for all system devices. The Gateway displays its IP
address in the Idle mode as shown in Figure 44. To determine the Deskset IP address,
press MENU, then 4 on the Deskset dial pad to display the Deskset Information screen
shown in Figure 44.
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In most cases there are multiple settings on one page. Changing a setting does
not instantly apply the new value. Click
on the WebUI to save all
changes on that page.
Changes made on the WebUI are transmitted to all connected devices when
applied. If changes are being made at the Deskset and WebUI simultaneously, a
first-come-first-served policy on resource allocation applies. System
configuration changes are transmitted globally when you press
on the
Deskset or click
on the WebUI.
WebUI information for individual users is contained in the “Web Interface” chapter
of the SB67020 Deskset User's Guide and the SB67030/031 Deskset and
Accessories User's Guide at www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
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Log in as Administrator
To access the browser interface and log in:
1.
Ensure your computer is connected to the same IP subnet as the Synapse system.
You can connect your computer to the PC port on the back of a Deskset.
2.
On the Deskset, press MENU then 4. The Deskset Information screen appears.
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3.
Find the IP address on the Deskset Information screen.
4.
Open a browser. AT&T recommends Internet Explorer 7 or higher for best
performance. (If you are using a different browser, some of the pages presented here
may look different and have different controls.) The PC must be on the same subnet
as the Deskset, or your network administrator must have set it up so that devices on
different subnets are able to communicate.
5.
Type the Deskset IP Address in the address bar, and press ENTER.
You can also use a Gateway IP address (shown in Figure 34 on page 63) to
log in to the WebUI.
The Login page appears in the browser.
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Enter admin in the Login Name field and 12345 in the Password field, then click
. You may change the Admin ID and password once you are logged in.
The System Information page appears.
Click topics from the navigation menu on the left side of the WebUI to see them. You
view and change settings in two different types of fields: drop-down lists and entry
fields into which you type information. For your security, the WebUI times out after
10 minutes, so if it is idle for that time, you must log in again.
The remaining procedures in this chapter assume that you are already logged in to
the WebUI as administrator.
Only one person at a time should log in as the system administrator to
prevent unintentional overwriting of changes.
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Error Handling
If you type an invalid value into one of the WebUI fields and click
, the page is not
saved. The WebUI displays an error message at the top of the page. The field with the
incorrect value is highlighted in yellow, as shown in Figure 45. You can view a more
detailed error description by resting your mouse pointer on the highlighted field.
.
Error Message
Invalid Entry
Figure 45. WebUI Error Indication
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System Settings
When making changes to the System Settings through the WebUI, ensure that
no one is using the system. You might need to make the changes after normal
office hours.
The WebUI settings available to you vary according to the system
configuration.

T1, SIP, and ATA settings and features are only available and visible in
the WebUI when those devices are installed.

Many settings available in Call Appearance mode are not available in
Line Appearance mode.
To configure a newly installed Synapse System, see the Synapse Administrator’s
Guide at www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
To configure the Synapse System, you may have to change the default settings for the
following features and devices.
Appearance Mode
By default, the Synapse system starts up in Call Appearance mode. If you need to change
the appearance mode, change it at the beginning of the installation—after you have
installed one Deskset but before you have installed all the Desksets. If possible, setting the
appearance mode should be a one-time procedure. See “Changing the System Basic
Settings” and “Configuring Line Appearance” in the System Administrator’s Guide.
Dial Plan Settings
Synapse features a configurable dial plan, with which you can configure settings for
internal calls and outgoing external calls. You can select formats for Deskset extension
numbers and parked call extension numbers. You can also configure how numbers for
outgoing calls are dialed to maximize user convenience and compatibility with your
Synapse equipment, location, and service provider. See “Dial Plan Settings” in the
System Administrator’s Guide.
Call Restriction Settings
Call Restriction enables you to prohibit certain types of calls from being made from
certain extensions. The feature affects outgoing calls only. No matter how Call Restriction
is configured, users can answer and transfer all incoming calls. See “Call Restriction
Configuration” and “Configuring ATA Call Restriction Settings” in the System
Administrator’s Guide.
Direct Inward Dial
When the system is set to Call Appearance mode, use the Direct Inward Dial page to
assign unique telephone numbers to specific Desksets. Callers can bypass the Call
Queue, Auto Attendant, or Operator by using those telephone numbers. The T1 Gateway
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and SIP Gateway use the Direct Inward Dial (DID) data from your Telephone Service
Provider to automatically route incoming calls. See “Direct Inward Dial” in the System
Administrator’s Guide.
Trunk Naming
Name the system trunks for easier identification. For PSTN Gateways, you can assign
names to all lines—up to 16, depending how many PSTN Gateways are installed. For the
T1 Gateway, there is only one physical trunk, so only that one trunk can be named. You
can name SIP accounts on the SIP Account Settings page. Renaming PSTN Gateway
trunks is highly recommended in Line Appearance mode and when reserving trunks. See
“Trunk Naming” in the System Administrator’s Guide.
Trunk Reservation
Reserve a PSTN telephone line, T1 channel, or SIP account for an extension, so that only
that extension can use that line, channel or account for outgoing calls. Trunk reservations
apply only to outgoing calls. A user with a reserved trunk will not be able to make
outgoing calls if all lines and channels are busy with incoming calls. If necessary, 911 calls
use trunks that are reserved for other extensions. See “Trunk Reservation (Outgoing
Calls)” in the System Administrator’s Guide.
Trunk Routing
Route incoming calls on a PSTN Gateway line, T1 Gateway, or SIP Account to specific
destination. See “Trunk Routing (Incoming Calls)” in the System Administrator’s Guide.
ATA Settings
Configure the two FXS ports on the ATA. See “Configuring ATA FXS Ports” in the System
Administrator’s Guide.
SIP Gateway Settings
Enter SIP account details to register the SIP Gateway with your Service Provider. See “SIP
Gateway Settings” in the System Administrator’s Guide.
T1 Gateway Settings
Modify the settings of your T1 connection. Most installations will use the default settings.
See “T1 Gateway Settings” in the System Administrator’s Guide.
Fax Configuration
Select a PSTN Gateway line as your fax line and assign an ATA FXS port as your fax line
destination. You can select a DID number for incoming faxes on the Direct Inward Dial
Assignments WebUI page. See “Fax Configuration (Requires ATA)” and “DID
Assignments” in the System Administrator’s Guide.
Overhead Paging
Set up Overhead Paging and create Paging Zones. See “Overhead Paging Overview
(ATA Required)” and “Creating, Editing and Deleting Paging Zones” in the System
Administrator’s Guide.
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Configuring a Trunk Port (FXO) Door Phone
You can configure a Trunk Port (FXO) door phone as described in “Trunk Port (FXO) Door
Phone Support” on page 24 using several different WebUI pages. The procedure varies
depending on whether the system is in Call Appearance mode or Line Appearance mode.
The outcome of the procedure ensures that door phone calls are routed to the correct
destination, and that the door phone’s connection to a PSTN Gateway line does not affect
regular inbound and outbound call activity.
To configure a trunk port (FXO) door phone (Call Appearance mode):
1.
2.
Enable Door Phone Mode.
a.
In the navigation menu at left, click Device Management, then Device Log.
b.
In the Device Log list, select the PSTN Gateway that will connect to the door
phone.
c.
Under Line Calibration Configuration, select a PSTN Gateway port to be the
door phone port (under Door Phone Mode).
d.
Click Save Configuration.
Name the trunk that the door phone will use.
a.
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b.
On the Trunk Naming page, select the trunk (PSTN Gateway port) for which you
enabled Door Phone Mode in Step 1.
c.
Give this trunk a name such as “Door” or “Entry”.
3.
Click
4.
Reserve the trunk that the door phone will use. Doing this will prevent other Desksets
from seizing the door phone line for outside calls.
5.
.
a.
In the navigation menu at left, click Trunk Reservation.
b.
Select an extension to reserve the door phone trunk for outgoing calls. The
Deskset should then be disconnected from the network or used only for internal
calls.
c.
In the Trunk Assigned list, select the trunk you named in Step 2.
d.
Click
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Route the door phone trunk to the desired destination.
a.
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In the Select Trunk list, select the door phone trunk.
c.
In the Route Call to list, select the extension or Ring Group that you want the
door phone to ring.
Click
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To configure a trunk port (FXO) door phone (Line Appearance mode):
1.
Enable Door Phone Mode.
a.
In the navigation menu at left, click Device Management, then Device Log.
b.
In the Device Log list, select the PSTN Gateway that will connect to the door
phone.
c.
Under Line Calibration Configuration, select a PSTN Gateway port to be the
door phone port (in the Door Phone Mode column).
d.
Click Save Configuration.
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Name the trunk that the door phone will use.
a.
In the navigation menu at left, click System Settings, then Trunk Naming.
b.
On the Trunk Naming page, select the trunk (PSTN Gateway port) for which you
enabled Door Phone Mode in Step 1.
c.
Give this trunk a name such as “Door” or “Entry”. Because this name appears on
SB67030/031 Deskset screens, names should be four to six characters in length.
Click
.
If you selected GW-1 (PSTN Gateway 1) in Step 1b, all Desksets that were assigned
the door phone line you selected in Step 1c now have the Line Appearance key for
that line assigned to answer door phone calls. On SB67030/031 Desksets, the Trunk
Name you assigned in Step 2 appears. If necessary, go to Step 4 to assign the door
phone line to a different key, or disable door phone line access for certain Desksets.
4.
If necessary, assign the door phone trunk to an extension’s Programmable Feature
Key (PFK). You can assign this trunk to a single extension or multiple extensions,
thereby controlling which Deskset users can answer door phone calls.
a.
In the navigation menu at left, click Extension Settings.
b.
Select an extension, then click Feature Keys in the navigation menu at left.
c.
Select the door phone trunk from the list for the desired PFK. If the door phone
trunk is already assigned to a PFK, select None to make it available to other PFKs
or to disable door phone functionality for the Deskset. SB67030/031 Deskset
PFKs are shown in Figure 46 on page 89 and SB67020 Deskset PFKs are shown
in Figure 47 on page 89.
d.
Click
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Select the door phone trunk,
or select None to assign it to
other PFKs or disable door
phone access for this
Deskset.
Figure 46. SB67030/031 Deskset PFKs
Select the door phone trunk,
or select None to assign it to
other PFKs or disable door
phone access for this
Deskset.
Figure 47. SB67020 Deskset PFKs
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Line Calibration Configuration
If your system uses Centrex lines, you must enter an outbound line prefix or code in order
for line calibration to take place. You should perform this procedure before connecting
the lines to the PSTN Gateway. Consult your Centrex line provider for the correct code
to enter.
Centrex lines operate in Line Appearance mode only.
To enter Centrex line access codes:
1.
In the navigation menu at left, click Device Management, then Device Log.
2.
Select the PSTN Gateway from the Device Log drop-down list. Line Calibration
Data and Line Calibration Configuration appear.
3.
Enter the Line Access Code for each line. Do not enter a code for a line that has been
selected for Door Phone Mode.
The Door Phone Mode column is used for selecting a line for a Trunk Port (FXO)
door phone. See “Configuring a Trunk Port (FXO) Door Phone” on page 85.
4.
Click Save Configuration.
You can now connect the physical lines to the PSTN Gateway.
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Updating Devices
New software versions improve system functionality. All Gateways, the optional ATA, and
all Desksets should be running the same software version number. (The optional Cordless
Handsets and Cordless Headsets have different software version number sequences.)
You can update all devices with one command, or you can update the Synapse devices
individually.
AT&T recommends automatic device software upgrades for installations with Internet
access. This allows your system to obtain the latest upgrade from our server. Automatic
upgrades may not work if your network’s firewall prohibits connection to the AT&T
servers, or if you do not have DNS services provided by your ISP. If you need to manually
initiate updates, see “To update all devices to the latest software version:” on page 92.
If Internet access is not available, see “To update a single device to the latest software
version:” on page 93.
Sometimes devices with different versions of software cannot detect each other
in the WebUI. Some versions of Synapse software codes are incompatible, so
that when you use one device's IP address for logging into the WebUI, only the
devices with compatible code versions appear in the device lists. For this reason,
if you are updating devices individually, wait until all other devices are updated
before updating the software version of the device whose IP address was used
for logging into the WebUI. When an updated device restarts with new software,
it may disappear from the device list.
When you add a new “out of box” device that has software version 1.7.10 or
higher to the system, the device automatically gets new software from the
network and then restarts. Allow this process to complete before using the
device. The process may take anywhere between 30 seconds to a few minutes,
depending on server speed.
Although unlikely, some types of software upgrades could interfere with
system settings and directories. Therefore, back up the system settings and
Deskset settings before updating the system software. If you receive automatic
updates, back up each device after each configuration change.
The device restarts after a software upgrade. Ensure that there are no calls in
progress or they will be dropped.
If a PC is installed in series with the Deskset, restarting the Deskset causes the
PC's connection to the network to be briefly lost.
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To update all devices to the latest software version:
1.
In the navigation menu at left, click Device Management, then Update Device.
The Update Device page appears.
2.
At the bottom of the page, press
. The system looks on the Internet
for the latest software and systematically updates and then restarts each device. All
calls are dropped.
A caution appears to remind you that all devices will be restarted as each is updated.
Any Desksets registered with the system but disconnected at the time of the
update will be updated as soon as they are reconnected to the system.
After you have started an update using
, attempts to manually
update a device through the device itself or the WebUI may be interrupted by
the system software update in progress.
Using
requires a minimum Internet download bandwidth of 1
Mbps and an Internet router that can handle the same number of total
simultaneous connections as the number of Synapse devices. Refer to your
router specification. Performing an update without meeting the minimum
requirement may cause some or all devices not to update correctly. See “System
Upgrade” on page 117.
The total time to update all the devices varies. The update time depends on
Internet connection speed, the number of connections to the server, and the
number of devices in the system. AT&T recommends conducting system updates
overnight to reduce the impact on Deskset users.
If the automatic process does not work, you can manually upgrade a Deskset, Gateway,
or ATA individually.
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To update a single device to the latest software version:
1.
In the navigation menu at left, click Device Management, then Update Device.
2.
In the Update Device list, select a Gateway, ATA, or Deskset to update.
The Current Software Version for that device appears.
You can only update one device at a time. Only the selected device is
updated.
3.
Click
.
If there is an update available on the Internet, the message “There is new software
available” appears. Click
. The specified device restarts.
OR
In the Update Software From File section of the page, enter a file name or click
to select a previously acquired upgrade file. Once selected, click
. The specified device restarts.
4.
After the device restarts, check the software version number at the device to confirm
that the upgrade was successful.
SB67030/031
Press MENU, then 4. Check the P Firmware Ver.
SB67020
Press MENU, then 4. Check the Software Ver.
Gateway, ATA
Press SELECT, SELECT and DOWN. Check the SW Ver.
If the device is sluggish or unresponsive during the upgrade process, see “A
Synapse device becomes sluggish or unresponsive during or immediately
after software upgrade.” on page 155.
When an updated device restarts with the new software, it may disappear
from the device list if its software version is incompatible with the device
whose IP address was used for logging into the WebUI.
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Product Registration
In order to keep your system up to date with the latest upgrades and ensure timely
warranty support, it is extremely important to register your system. To register a device,
you need its MAC address.
To find a Deskset MAC address:

For Desksets, at the Desksets, press MENU, then press 4. Note the MAC Address
line.
SB67030/031 Deskset
SB67020 Deskset
To find a Gateway or ATA MAC address:

For Gateways and the ATA, at the devices, press SELECT, DOWN, SELECT, and
then press DOWN until MAC Address appears.
To register your Synapse system:
1.
Open a new browser tab and navigate to the product registration web site
2.
Select your products, then complete the form.
3.
When the form is complete, click
http://smbtelephones.att.com/registration
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4
TROUBLESHOOTING
If you have difficulty operating your system, try the following suggestions in this section:

“Common Troubleshooting Procedures” on page 96
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“Initial Installation” on page 105

“Display Messages” on page 106
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“WebUI” on page 112
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“PC/Deskset Interaction” on page 119
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“Other Deskset Features” on page 120

“SB67050 Analog Terminal Adapter” on page 123.
For customer service or product information, contact the person who installed
your system. If your installer is unavailable, visit our web site at
www.telephones.att.com/smb or call 1 (888) 916-2007. In Canada
dial 1 (888) 883-2474.
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Common Troubleshooting Procedures
Follow these procedures to resolve common issues.
Resetting Devices
You may need to manually restart a device or return a device to factory defaults (see
“Appendix B: Default Settings” on page 146). To reset a device, press the RESET button
shown in Figure 48 on page 97 and Figure 49 on page 97 by inserting a pen or paper
clip into the hole and applying pressure to the button. The T1 Gateway and ATA (not
shown) have a RESET button in the same front-panel location as the PSTN Gateway.
Although Figure 49 on page 97 shows the SB67030/031 Deskset, the SB67020 Deskset
reset button is in the same location.
To restart the device without losing any custom settings, press the RESET button for less
than five seconds. You can get the same result by disconnecting and reconnecting power
to the device. You can restart the device if the device does not respond or fails to
synchronize with the system.
To completely reset the device to factory defaults, unplug the LAN cable and press the
RESET button for more than five seconds. You might do this if the device is not
synchronized or you want to reset the IP address settings to Auto (DHCP). Any static IP
configurations are lost.
When resetting a Deskset to factory defaults, the system configuration (the user settings
and Personal directory) and Voicemail messages, Call Log, and the Redial list are all
deleted. You can use this complete reset when assigning Desksets to new users. If you
do not disconnect the LAN cable before pressing the RESET button, the extension
number is retained. During the reset, any PC connected to the Deskset PC port
momentarily loses network connectivity.
To reset the entire system to factory defaults and completely clear the system
of all settings (Auto Attendant, Ring Groups, hold message, and System
Directory) and Voicemail messages, unplug the LAN cables from all devices and
press the RESET button for more than five seconds on each device. Then
reconnect all devices to the LAN.
If there is one Gateway in the system, but there are still Desksets connected, then only
the voice prompts and hold messages are deleted; the rest of the Auto Attendant settings
are maintained on the Desksets. If there is another Gateway, the other Gateway
maintains all system configuration settings.
If you have already set up the system, back up the Deskset and system settings
before resetting the device to factory defaults.
For more information, see the Synapse Administrator’s Guide at
www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
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LINE 1
LINE 1
LINE 2
LINE 3
LINE 4
BYPASS
LINE 2
LINE 3
DC 5.1V
LAN
RESET
LINE 4
POWER
UP
DOWN
SELECT
-
+
CANCEL
Reset Button
Figure 48. PSTN Gateway Reset Button
Reset Button
Figure 49. Deskset Reset Button
Resolving General Functional Issues
To resolve a blank screen or device that does not work at all:

Ensure the AC plug is plugged into an electrical outlet not controlled by a wall
switch.

Verify that the AC power outlet has power. Try plugging in some other AC device.
If nothing works, contact an electrician or use another power outlet.

Verify that the DC plug is plugged into the power jack on the device.

The system devices are not immediately active when powered up and after a
power interruption. Allow at least 30 seconds for the device to boot up.

If this is a Gateway or ATA, check the LED status. The POWER LED should be
GREEN.

For Desksets connected to PoE, check whether any PoE switch ports have been
configured for devices that require less power. If so, configure your PoE switch
to auto-detect device power requirements. For Deskset PoE specificiations, see
page 144.
To resolve a sluggish, unresponsive, or unusually behaving device:
Reset the device by pressing the RESET button for less than five seconds (see Figure 50
on page 99) or by removing and restoring AC power.
Pressing the RESET button for more than five seconds will erase all data and
settings.
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To resolve an incorrect system clock:
If the system clock displays the wrong time, the system lacks Internet access for
acquiring current time data.
1.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator and click System Basic Settings.
2.
In the System Time/Date Options section, specify a local Network Time Protocol
(NTP) Server, or manually set the time. Then click
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To restore a Deskset to factory defaults:
To restore a Deskset to factory defaults, insert a pen or paper clip into the reset hole on
the bottom of the Deskset (as shown in Figure 50) and press the RESET button for more
than five seconds.
Figure 50. Deskset Reset Button
To resolve problems with a cordless device:
For features or audio problems, make sure that the Deskset associated with the cordless
device does not share the problem.
1.
2.
Verify that the device battery has power.

When removed from the charger, the Handset screen is lit for about 30 seconds.

When removed from the charger, the Headset emits a dial tone or three beeps
when you press ON/OFF.
Verify that the Deskset Cordless Settings screen indicates that the device is
registered.

Press MENU –> 2 –> 6.

If the Handset is not registered, register it:
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a.
Place the Handset in the charger.
b.
At the Deskset, press MENU –> 2 –> 6 –> 1 –>
.
If the Headset is not registered, register it:
a.
Place the Headset in the charger.
b.
At the Deskset, press MENU –> 2 –> 6 –> 2 –>
mode, press MENU –> 2 –> 3 –> 2 –>
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Resolving Audio Echoes (PSTN Gateway)
The SB67010 PSTN Gateway uses automatic telephone line calibration to ensure optimal
audio performance on outside calls. If excessive echo occurs on outside calls
consistently, observe the Gateway line calibration data to understand any telephone line
issues. Occasional echoes may be caused by the other person’s phone.
To resolve audio echo issues:
1.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator. Click Device Management, then Device Log
in the navigation menu at left.
2.
Select the PSTN Gateway from the drop-down list. Line Calibration Data appears as
shown in Figure 51.
3.
Check the loss numbers within the Line Calibration Data box for each telephone line
on each Gateway. (A loss number above 10 indicates good audio performance.)
Figure 51. Line Calibration Data
4.
5.
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If the loss number is below 10, the system will most often function normally, but
there is an increased likelihood of audio performance issues like echo. If the loss
number is below 10 the following procedures can be used to increase the loss value:
a.
Unplug that telephone line at the Gateway.
b.
After the line LED turns red, plug the line back in to recalibrate.
If the recalibration has no effect, a parallel device such as a fax adapter, alarm
system, DSL modem, or DSL splitter/filter may be connected to the system. Parallel
external devices may affect line calibration. Disconnect these devices from the
telephone wall jacks that are connected to the same telephone lines, as follows:
a.
Unplug these non-system external devices from their telephone wall jacks.
b.
Unplug the telephone line connections from the Gateway.
c.
After the Gateway Line-Status LEDs turn red, plug the telephone lines into the
Gateway again to recalibrate.
d.
If there is a significant increase in the loss number and improved audio
performance on those lines after disconnecting a parallel device, consult your
telephone service provider to either investigate the problem or to install separate
lines for those parallel devices.
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Resolving General Audio Issues
Check the following if you hear static, sudden silences, gaps in speech, echoes, distorted
speech, or garbled speech.
To resolve general audio issues:
You may be experiencing network problems.


Your LAN administrator should ensure the following minimum guidelines are met:

A switched network topology, which requires attaching network components
to switches rather than hubs, is recommended. The network should use
standard 10/100 Ethernet switches that carry traffic at a nominal rate of
100 Mbit/s.

The office network infrastructure should use Cat.-5 wiring.
Do not connect a network server PC to the PC port on the Deskset.
If you have Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) service, you may be experiencing telephone line
problems.

Make sure you have a DSL filter plugged in between each DSL line and the
telephone wall jack.

You may need a higher quality DSL filter than you are currently using. You can
also try plugging in multiple DSL filters in sequence to decrease DSL interference.

Move the DSL line to the lowest priority line, which is Line 4 on the highest
numbered PSTN Gateway, as indicated on the Gateway display.
The PSTN Gateway might not have recognized a new outside telephone line, so line
calibration — which allows the PSTN Gateway to adjust its performance depending on
the phone lines’ characteristics — did not occur. After unplugging the telephone line, wait
two full seconds for the LED to turn red before plugging the telephone line back into the
Gateway.
Reintroducing a Deskset Into the System
If there are no more than 100 Desksets in the system and a Deskset screen displays
Synch Failed or Synchronizing for a long time, you may need to remove the Deskset
from the system and reintroduce it. This problem may have been caused by a network
disruption, the Deskset having been part of a different network, or by an AC power failure.
To reintroduce a Deskset into the system:
1.
Ensure that the Deskset is connected to the same LAN subnet as other system
Gateways and Desksets. Ensure that the PC you will use to access the WebUI is either
on the same subnet as Synapse, or that the PC subnet can communicate with the
Synapse subnet. Devices on the same subnet generally share the first three octets of
their IP addresses. If the subnets are different, contact your installer.
2.
If you want to retain the programming for a problem Deskset, back up the Deskset.
a.
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Log on to the WebUI as administrator on the problem Deskset. Click Device
Management, then Back up/Restore, and then Extension Settings in the
navigation menu at left.
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Select the extension from the Select Extension to Back up drop-down list, and
click
to save the file to a specified location on your computer.
You will need to locate and retrieve this file later, so make sure you remember
where you saved it. The default file name will be in the format:
backup_ds_[extension number]_[year]-[month]-[day]_[time].cfg.
If you back up the same extension less than one minute after creating the
backup, you may overwrite the earlier backup file.
3.
Perform a complete factory reset to return to the values set at the factory.
a.
Unplug the LAN cable.
b.
Insert a pen or the end of a paper clip into the RESET button, located on the
underside of the Deskset. Hold until Restoring to Factory Defaults appears on
the screen (approximately 5 seconds).
After the Deskset restarts, the screen displays EXT 0.
c.
Reconnect the LAN cable.
The Deskset rejoins the system. Unless the entire system was reset, the Deskset
retains its previous extension number. After the Deskset rejoins the system, the
screen changes from EXT 0 to the previous extension number.
4.
If you backed up the Deskset settings in Step 2, restore your settings.
a.
Log on to the WebUI as the Administrator at the PC where you stored the backup
file.
Synapse Desksets with static IP addresses need to have new addresses assigned
if the Deskset IP addresses are to be used for logging into the WebUI. At the
Deskset, press MENU –> 3 –> 3 –> 2 to set the IP address.
Troubleshooting
b.
Click Device Management, then click Back up/Restore.
c.
Under Restore Extension Settings, select the Deskset's extension number
from the Select Extension to Restore drop-down list. See “Back Up and
Restore Settings” on page 130.
d.
Select the backup file.
e.
Click Restore Extension.
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Reintroducing a Gateway or ATA Into the System
If there are no more than five Gateways in the system (four PSTN Gateways and one T1
Gateway), and a Gateway or ATA screen displays Synch Failed or Synchronizing for
more than a few minutes, you may need to remove the Gateway or ATA from the system
and reintroduce it. This problem may have been caused by the Gateway or ATA having
been part of a different network or by a network disruption, which may have been caused
by an AC power failure.
To reintroduce a Gateway or ATA into the system:
1.
Ensure that the Gateway or ATA is connected to the same LAN as other system
Gateways, Desksets, and the PC you will use to access the WebUI. Confirm that the
first three octets of the IP address match other devices in the system.
2.
Back up the system if you are reintroducing a Gateway and this is the only Gateway.
If you are reintroducing a Gateway or ATA, and there are other Gateways
that are synchronized, this step is not necessary.
a.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator using the Gateway or ATA IP Address
shown on the Gateway or ATA display.
b.
Click Device Management, then Back up/Restore, then System Settings in
the WebUI navigation menu at left.
c.
Click Back up System Settings and save the file to a specified location on your
computer. You will need to locate and retrieve this file later, so make sure you
remember where you saved it. The file name will be in the format:
backup_system_[year]-[month]-[day]_[time].cfg.
If you back up the system less than one minute after creating another backup,
you may overwrite the earlier file.
The system backup also saves ATA setup information.
3.
Disconnect the Gateway or ATA from the network by unplugging the Ethernet cable
from the Ethernet port located on the front of the Gateway.
4.
Complete a factory reset to restore factory values. Insert a pen or the end of a paper
clip into the RESET button (located on the front of the Gateway and ATA) and hold
it for more than five seconds until the LCD displays Restoring to factory defaults.
5.
Reconnect the Gateway or ATA to the network and ensure that it synchronizes with
the other devices.
6.
If you are reintroducing the only system Gateway, restore your settings.
Troubleshooting
a.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator at the PC where you stored the backup file.
b.
Click Device Management, then Back up/Restore, then System Settings in
the navigation menu at left.
c.
Under Restore System Settings, click
file.
d.
Click Restore System Settings.
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Power Failure Recovery Procedure
The Synapse system automatically recovers after a power failure. The following describes
the recovery process.
Allow about a minute for the Gateways and ATA to boot up when power returns after a
power failure. The power-up sequence for the Gateways and ATA follows:
1.
About 20 seconds after turning on power to the device, the POWER LED turns on.
2.
When the device finds the network, Synchronizing momentarily appears, indicating
that the device is in the process of detecting and synchronizing with other system
devices.
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Once the device has successfully finished synchronizing with the rest of the system,
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When AC power returns after a power failure, the system self-assigns a link-local address
to the Deskset beginning with number 169.254.

If the Deskset is set for automatic IP address configuration, it searches for the
DHCP server. If the DHCP server is found, it assigns an IP address.

If the Deskset is set with static IP addresses, the address does not change.
We recommend that you check each Deskset, Gateway and ATA to confirm that it has
started up properly.
If any of the system devices’ screens report Synch Failed or Synchronizing for more
than 10 minutes, see “Reintroducing a Deskset Into the System” on page 101 and
“Reintroducing a Gateway or ATA Into the System” on page 103 for recovery methods
from these states.
i
The time and date may not be correct. The time and date are set using the
WebUI “System Basic Settings” on page 28.
The Desksets also automatically restart and synchronize after an AC power
failure.
Some systems will take longer than others depending on the network topology.
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The device screen displays Synchronizing.
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Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The device has previous data
and settings that are now
inconsistent with current
system settings.

Erase all Deskset data and settings by unplugging
the LAN cable and pressing the reset button on
the bottom of the Deskset for more than five
seconds.

The Ethernet cable may be connecting the
Network port on the bottom of the Deskset,
marked
, to another system device, rather
than to the Network. Make sure the Ethernet
cable is attached to the LAN.
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Display Messages
The Gateway screen is blank.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
Many.

See “To resolve a blank screen or device that
does not work at all:” on page 97.
The Gateway screen displays Joining Site... for more than one minute.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The Gateway is failing to
synchronize with a Deskset
configured for a different
system configuration.

Always disconnect the LAN cable before restoring
factory defaults (by pressing the RESET button
more than five seconds).
The device screen displays Network Down.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The Ethernet cable is
unplugged.

Ensure that one end of the Ethernet cable is
plugged into the port marked LAN on the device
and that the other end is plugged into your office
LAN.

Confirm that the Ethernet port light next to the
Ethernet port is green. If it is not, unplug the
cable and plug it in again.

Check if other network devices, such as
computers, are communicating with the network.
If not, then contact your IT administrator.
There may be a problem with
the office network.
The device screen displays Synch Failed.
Troubleshooting
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The device synch failed when
trying to connect to the
system.

Reset the device. Insert a pen or paper clip into
the reset hole and press for more than five
seconds.
The device was disconnected,
then reconnected after
configuration changes were
made to the system.

See “Reintroducing a Deskset Into the System” on
page 101 or “Reintroducing a Gateway or ATA
Into the System” on page 103.
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Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The device was configured
on another network or has
returned to the system after
being deleted from the
system.

Reset to factory defaults by using a paper clip to
press and hold the RESET button for more than
five seconds. See “Reintroducing a Deskset Into
the System” on page 101 or “Reintroducing a
Gateway or ATA Into the System” on page 103.
The maximum number of that
type of device has been
reached.

A device must be removed from the network and
deleted from the system before another device
can be added.
The same Deskset extension
number already exists.

Reset the Deskset to factory defaults without the
network cable connected. Use a paper clip to
press and hold the RESET button for more than
five seconds.
The device screen displays Synchronizing.
Troubleshooting
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
Not enough time has
elapsed.

The device may display Synchronizing for a few
seconds. This is normal and does not indicate a
problem.
This device is the first
Synapse device on the
network.

Connect another Synapse device to the network.
The devices are on different
subnets.

If you use static IP addresses, ensure that the first
three octets of the device IP address matches the
IP addresses of the other system devices. For
more information, see the Synapse Installation
Guide.
The device may have been
configured on another
network.

Power cycle the Deskset by unplugging the
power cord and plugging it back in.

If power cycling does not work, back up your
Deskset and reset to factory defaults.
a.
Back up the Deskset. See “Back Up and
Restore Settings” on page 130.
b.
Unplug the LAN cable
c.
Press the RESET button for at least five
seconds.
d.
Restore your settings after the Deskset
restarts.
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Deskset cannot make or receive phone calls and the Deskset screen displays Synchronizing.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The Deskset may have an
incompatible software
version.

Log on to the WebUI using the IP address of the
Deskset and update the software. See “Updating
Devices” on page 135.
A Synapse device displays Host Not Found after a user attempts a software upgrade.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The user attempted a
software upgrade with no
outside Internet connection.

Ensure you have Internet connectivity and that
your connection to your Internet Service Provider
is operating normally.

Ensure your firewall is not blocking http requests.

Ensure that http requests are not being directed
to a firewall log-in page.

Ensure that your http requests are not being
routed through a proxy server.
A Synapse device displays an error message other than Host Not Found after a user attempts a
software upgrade.
Troubleshooting
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The device encountered an
unexpected problem.
1.
Disconnect the power to the device, wait a few
minutes, then reconnect the power and try the
upgrade process again.
2.
If the error message persists, contact the person
who installed your system.
3.
If your installer is unavailable, visit our web site at
www.telephones.att.com/smb or call
1 (888) 916-2007. In Canada, call
1 (888) 883-2474.
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T1 Gateway Indicators
I cannot make or receive phone calls and the T1 Gateway SYN/ACT LED is GREEN.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
There are no T1 channels
available to make the call.

Check the T1 trunk configuration.
a.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator, click
System Settings, then T1 Settings.
b.
Verify that Number of Voice Channels and
Lowest Voice Channel have been
configured correctly according to your T1
service.
c.
Click Trunk Reservation and verify that the
assignments are correct.
I cannot make or receive phone calls and the T1 Gateway RAI/LOF/LOS LED is YELLOW.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The Yellow Alarm is a
Remote Alarm Indication.
1.
Check the T1 Settings to confirm that the
configuration parameters (Signaling type,
Buildout) correspond to the service provider’s.
2.
If the problem remains, contact your T1 service
provider.
Telephone equipment outside
of your Synapse system is
sending an alarm that signals
that it is receiving unreliable
signals.
I cannot make or receive phone calls and the T1 Gateway RAI/LOF/LOS LED is RED.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The Red Alarm indicates Loss
of Frame. A signal is present,
but its pattern cannot be
interpreted.
1.
Check the T1 Settings to confirm that the
configuration parameters (Signaling type, Build
out) correspond to the service provider's.
2.
If the problem remains, contact your T1 service
provider.
There is an error in the signal
from the service provider.
Troubleshooting
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I cannot make or receive phone calls and the T1 Gateway RAI/LOF/LOS LED is flashing RED.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The Flashing Red alarm
indicates Loss of Signal
1.
Verify that your T1 cable is connected to the
equipment.
There is loss of valid signal
from the service provider.
2.
Check the T1 Settings to confirm that the
configuration parameters (Signaling type, Build
out) correspond to the service provider's.
3.
If the problem remains, contact your T1 service
provider.
I cannot make or receive phone calls and the T1 Gateway AIS LED is flashing BLUE.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The Blue Alarm is an Alarm
Indication Signal.

Contact your T1 service provider.
The T1 circuit is operating
correctly, but the service
provider is not sending
proper data.
I cannot make or receive phone calls and the T1 Gateway LOOPBK LED is GREEN or flashing
GREEN.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The system is in Local
Network or Loopback test
mode.

The LOOPBK LED should only be ON when you
have activated a Loopback test. If this test should
not be running, disable the Loopback Test in the
Admin WebUI.
a.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator, click
T1 Settings, then T1 Diagnostics.
b.
In the Set Loopback Mode list, select None.
c.
Click
.
I cannot make or receive phone calls and the T1 Gateway LOOPBK LED is RED.
Troubleshooting
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The T1 Gateway is not
synchronized with the
Synapse system.

Check the Ethernet connection to your Synapse
T1 Gateway.
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I cannot make or receive phone calls and the T1 Gateway SYN/ACT LED is OFF and RAI/LOF/LOS
LED is RED.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The T1 Gateway is not
synchronized with the T1
service.

Check the correct T1 cable is used and that it is
properly connected to the T1 Gateway.
PSTN Gateway Setup
Line-Status LEDs do not flash red when the telephone line cords are plugged into the Gateway
after power is switched on.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
Line calibration allows the
PSTN Gateway to adjust its
performance depending on
the phone lines’
characteristics. The Gateway
may not have performed
calibration.

Make sure an Ethernet cable is plugged into the
port marked LAN.

Unplug the PSTN telephone line and wait two full
seconds for the Gateway line LED to turn red
before plugging it back in.
Bypass jack does not work during power failure.
Troubleshooting
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The PSTN line is not in the
correct jack.

Make sure there is a PSTN line plugged into Line 4.

Make sure an analog phone is plugged into the
Bypass jack (using a modular line cord).
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WebUI
Administrator WebUI
The WebUI is unresponsive.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The web browser
encountered an unexpected
problem.
1.
Close the unresponsive web browser, reopen the
browser, and log back in as administrator.
2.
If this does not work, try again using the IP
address of a Deskset that is connected to the PC
you are using.
3.
If this does not work, try closing the browser and
waiting 10 minutes before logging back in.
The WebUI displays “Login to target device failed.”
Troubleshooting
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The software version of the
device you are currently
logged into is no longer
compatible with the software
version of other devices
within the network.
1.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator using the
IP address of the device that caused the problem.
Click Device Management, then Update
Device in the WebUI navigation menu at left.
2.
Click
. The selected device
updates its software and reboots.
3.
After the device reboots, check the software
version number on the device to confirm that the
upgrade was successful.

On the Deskset, press MENU –> 4. Note the
P Firmware Ver [030/031] or Software
Ver [020] value.

On the Gateway or ATA, press the
key
to access the Main Menu. Then select
Device Information, then SW Ver.
The device to be updated is
unplugged.

Verify that the device is powered up.
The device to be updated has
failed to synchronize with the
system.

Verify that the other device says Synchronized.
If it does not, see “Reintroducing a Deskset Into
the System” on page 101 or “Reintroducing a
Gateway or ATA Into the System” on page 103.
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A Synapse device upgrade failed, the WebUI displays “Login to target device failed”, and the
WebUI and device screens display the old software version.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The software version of the
device you are currently
logged into is no longer
compatible with the software
version of other devices
within the network.
1.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator using the
IP address of a device that does not have updated
software and is not having any problems. Click
Device Management, then Update Device.
2.
Select a device from the Update Device
drop-down list. Do not select the device whose IP
address you are using.
3.
Click
. The selected device
updates its software and reboots.
4.
After the device reboots, check the software
version number on the device to confirm that the
upgrade was successful.
5.
Troubleshooting

On the Deskset, press MENU –> 4. Note the
P Firmware Ver [030/031] or Software
Ver [020] value.

On the Gateway or ATA, press the
key
to access the Main Menu. Then select
Device Information, then SW Ver.
After updating all other devices, upgrade the
device whose IP address you are using.
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Some devices did not update after using
.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
Did not allow enough time for
software to update due to a
slow Internet connection.

Wait 30 minutes, then check whether additional
devices have been updated. If devices are still
being updated, then the Internet connection is
slow and you must wait for all the devices to
complete the update process.

If the update has failed (you see a failure
message), retry
. Allow sufficient
time for the upgrade process to complete. You
may prefer to schedule a system update to take
place overnight.

Update individual devices manually either
through the front panel or through the WebUI for
that particular device.
If you are using the WebUI to upgrade the
device, ensure that you log on using that
device’s IP address.

Power cycle each device that did not get
upgraded. Unplug the power cord and plug it
back in. As each device reboots, it automatically
updates (if it detects updated software in the
system).
The Outgoing Caller ID option does not appear on the Extension Basic Settings page of the
administrator WebUI.
Troubleshooting
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
A DID number has not been
assigned.

Assign a DID number to the extension.
a.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator and
click System Settings, then Direct Inward
Dial, then DID Assignments.
b.
In the Destination column, select the
desired extension as the destination for a DID
Number.
c.
Click
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An extension number was not changed correctly.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
That extension may have
been on a call while the
extension number was
changed in the WebUI, or
someone tried to change the
extension number to a
number that was already
being used.

Change the extension number again. Make sure
no one is using that extension while you are
changing its settings.
a.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator, click
Extension Settings, then Basic Settings.
b.
Enter a new extension number in the Change
Extension Number to box.
I changed an extension number, but the DID number did not change.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
DID numbers do not change
when extension numbers are
changed.

Assign a DID number to the extension.
a.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator and
click System Settings, then Direct Inward
Dial, then DID Assignments.
b.
In the Destination column, select the
desired extension as the destination for a DID
Number.
c.
Click
.
I cannot find the specific DID number for assignment on the DID Assignments page.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
There may be a DID range
error. The DID is not within
the DID ranges configured.

Check the DID ranges configuration.
a.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator, click
System Settings, then Direct Inward Dial.
b.
Verify the Current DID Ranges.
WebUI reverts to Log-in page after clicking a navigation link.
Troubleshooting
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The browser is not checking
for newer versions of pages.

Ensure that your Internet browser is working
normally. It may not be automatically caching
pages. For example, in Internet Explorer 7, click
Tools –> Internet Options. Then under
Browsing history, click Settings. Under Check
for newer versions of stored pages, select
Automatically.
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Changes made to the T1 Settings WebUI page do not change the system.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
Clicking
alone may
not perform the needed
reset of the T1 Gateway.

After you make changes to the T1 Settings WebUI
page and click
, press the T1 Gateway
RESET button for less than five seconds or
remove and restore AC power to the T1 Gateway.
Pressing the RESET switch for more than
five seconds will erase all data and
settings.
Changes made to System Configuration from the WebUI are not saved.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The device whose IP address
you used to log in to the
WebUI failed to synchronize
with the system. The WebUI
displays “Unable to save data
at this time. Please re-enter
and try again.”

Check the device status in the footer of the
WebUI page. If the status reads "Synch Failed,"
see “Reintroducing a Deskset Into the System” on
page 101 or “Reintroducing a Gateway or ATA
Into the System” on page 103.
More than one person is
using the WebUI to change
System Configuration at the
same time.

Make sure only one person at a time logs on as
the administrator.
must be clicked on
each page to confirm the
changes.

Click
changes.
on each page to confirm the
Prompt created for Auto Attendant menu or Hold Announcement is not saved.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
You must hang up the
extension before saving the
recording.

After recording a prompt for an Auto Attendant
menu or for the Hold Announcement, hang up the
extension before clicking
in the
WebUI.
I cannot record a Hold Announcement or an Auto Attendant prompt.
Troubleshooting
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
Calls to the extension you
want to use may be
immediately forwarded.

Choose an extension that is not set up to
automatically forward calls.
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My hold announcement is cut off.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
Hold announcements in later
versions of Synapse are
limited to two minutes.

Record your hold announcement again. Keep it
under two minutes in length.
System Upgrade
A Synapse device becomes sluggish or unresponsive during or immediately after software
upgrade.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
Cannot connect to AT&T
server or the device
encountered an unexpected
problem.

Disconnect the power to the device, wait a few
minutes, then reconnect the power and try the
upgrade process again.
During device upgrade one of the following messages appears: “UNKNOWN ERROR Current image
version” or “UNKNOWN ERROR”.
Troubleshooting
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
A communication error
between the devices and the
server.

If this failure occurred after clicking
, power cycle each device that
did not get upgraded. Unplug the power cord and
plug it back in. As each device reboots, it
automatically updates (if it detects updated
software in the system).

Wait 30 minutes to allow for the device to
update. If the system has a very low bandwidth
Internet connection, it may take up to 4 hours.

If this failure occurred during a manual
single-device update, power cycle the device that
did not get upgraded. Unplug the power cord and
plug it back in. As the device reboots, it
automatically updates (if it detects updated
software in the system).
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User WebUI
Unable to access the WebUI Log-in page from my computer.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The computer is not
connected to the same
subnet (network) as the
Deskset, and the subnets are
not set up to communicate.

Verify the IP address. You must correctly enter
the IP address of your Deskset into your Internet
browser’s address bar. At the Deskset, press
MENU –> 4 to see the IP address displayed in
the third line of the information.

Ensure that there is an Ethernet cable attached to
Network port on the Deskset and to the LAN. If a
PC at the same workstation is sharing the LAN
connection, attach an Ethernet cable to your
computer’s Ethernet port and to the PC port on
the back of the Deskset.

Confirm that your computer and your Deskset are
on the same subnet so that they can talk to each
other. Check that the first three sections of each
IP address are the same. If they are not, they may
not be connected to the same subnet. Contact
the installer; the subnets may not be set up to
communicate.

Use the network IP address assigned through
DHCP or manually in the address bar of the
browser.
The local address, rather
than the network IP address,
was used in the address line
of the browser.
Changes made to System Configuration from the WebUI are not saved.
Troubleshooting
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
must be clicked on
each page to confirm the
changes.

Click
changes.
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PC/Deskset Interaction
Internet connection or access to the local network on my computer does not work after installing
the Deskset.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The Ethernet cords are not
installed correctly.

Check that the Ethernet cord from the computer
is plugged into the Deskset port labeled
.A
second Ethernet cord should be plugged into the
Ethernet port on the Deskset marked
with
the other end plugged into your LAN.
My PC is slower now that I have connected it to the LAN through the Deskset.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
A computer connected
through the Deskset will be
limited to 100 Mbits/s.

Use separate Ethernet connections for the
Deskset and the computer so that the computer
can take advantage of the network’s greater
bandwidth.
My PC, which is connected to the LAN through the Deskset, briefly loses its network connection.
Troubleshooting
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
For PCs connected to the
LAN through Desksets,
disruption to the Deskset
operation affects the PC. For
example, when the Deskset
restarts (possibly due to a
software upgrade) the
connection to the LAN is
temporarily lost.

If the PC is connected to the LAN through the
Deskset, avoid updating software or restoring the
Deskset settings when a user is at the
workstation.

If the PC is connected to the Deskset, and if the
PC is connected to an Uninterruptible Power
Supply (UPS), plug the Deskset into a UPS.

Use separate Ethernet connections for the
Deskset and the computer.
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Other Deskset Features
For more information about the corrective actions recommended in this
troubleshooting section, see the SB67030/031 Deskset and Accessories User’s
Guide and SB67020 Deskset User’s Guide at
www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
Other Desksets do not appear in the extension list.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The Deskset is not connected
to the same subnet as the
other Desksets.

Verify that the first two sections of the IP address
(the portion before the second “dot”) match the
IP addresses of the other Desksets or that the
subnets are set up to communicate with each
other. Press MENU –> 4 at a Deskset to find the
IP address.

If the other Desksets have been assigned static IP
addresses, you may have to assign your Deskset
a static IP address to match the other Desksets.
I am unable to record a greeting.
There is no
Troubleshooting
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The selected Deskset is set
up to forward all calls.

Select a different Deskset to record the greeting.

Disable the call forwarding on the selected
Deskset. Press
[030/031] or MENU –> 1
–> 6 [020].
key so I cannot forward messages to Distribution list.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The
key is not
present unless the
Distribution List feature is
enabled and the extension
user created at least one
Distribution List.

Log in to the WebUI as a user and click
Voicemail Distribution. Enable Voicemail
Distribution, and create one or more Distribution
Lists.
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My Deskset soft keys have changed.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The highlight bar has moved
to another line on the
screen.

The soft keys reflect the call state and Deskset
functions. They change depending on which line
is highlighted.
For example, there may be a held call, an active
call, or an incoming call on the screen. To view
the soft keys for that call, move the highlight bar
by pressing  or .
I am unable to add an entry to Quick-Dial list.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
If you have an SB67030/031
Deskset, the Quick-Dial list is
full — there are six entries
available.


Your SB67030/031 Deskset
has been configured for Call
Queue and the Quick-Dial
key and Quick-Dial list are
unavailable.

Edit Quick-Dial entries on the Deskset to write
over an existing entry:
a.
Press the button to the right of
b.
Press
entry.
.
to add or edit a Quick-Dial
Edit Quick-Dial entries on the WebUI to write over
an existing entry:
a.
Log in to the WebUI as a user and click
Quick Dial Keys.
b.
Edit the Quick-Dial entries.
c.
Press
.
If necessary, configure the Deskset to use Quick
Dial instead of Call Queue. See Feature Keys
under the Extension Settings menu.
For more information, see the Synapse
Administrator’s Guide at
www.telephones.att.com/synapse
guides.
If you have an SB67020
Deskset, you must configure
one or more Programmable
Function Keys as Quick Dial
keys before they can be used.

Configure one or more Quick-Dial keys for the
Deskset. See Feature Keys under the Extension
Settings menu.
For more information, see the Synapse
Administrator’s Guide at
www.telephones.att.com/synapse
guides.
Troubleshooting
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I am unable to locate the Cordless Handset from the SB67030/031 Deskset.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The Cordless Handset’s
battery is dead.

Charge the Cordless Handset battery.
The Cordless Handset is out
of range or not registered.

If
does not appear on the Deskset Idle
screen, then the Cordless Handset is not
registered. Register the Handset at the Deskset.
Press MENU –> 2 –> 6 –> 1 –>
.
You deregistered the
Cordless Handset on the
Handset, but the Deskset still
indicates it is registered.

Deregister the Cordless Handset on the Deskset.
On the Deskset, press MENU –> 2 –> 6. If the
Handset is registered, the screen indicates
1. Handset (Registered). Press 1 –>
to deregister the Handset.
Cannot make or receive phone calls on the T1 channels.
Troubleshooting
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
Incoming or outgoing calls
using the T1 trunk are
attempted before the 
SYN/ACT LED is GREEN.

Press the RESET button on the front panel of the
T1 Gateway for less than 5 seconds.

Wait for the SYN/ACT LED to turn GREEN before
making or receiving any T1 calls or receiving calls
on the T1 Gateway.
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SB67050 Analog Terminal Adapter
General Troubleshooting
ATA does not work at all. The Power LED is off.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
There is no power to the
device.

Ensure the AC plug is plugged into an electrical
outlet not controlled by a wall switch.

Verify that the AC power outlet has power. Plug
in a lamp. If the lamp won’t light, contact an
electrician or use another power outlet.

Verify that the DC plug is a 12V 1500mA adapter
and plugged into the power jack marked DC 12V
on the front of the ATA.
ATA screen displays Network Down.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The Ethernet cable is
unplugged.

Ensure that one end of the Ethernet cable is
plugged into the port marked LAN on the front of
the ATA and that the other end is plugged into
your office LAN.

Confirm that the Ethernet port light next to the
Ethernet port on the ATA is green. If it is not,
unplug the cable and plug it in again.

Check if other network devices, such as
computers, are communicating with the network.
If not, then contact your IT administrator.
There may be a problem with
the office network.
ATA screen displays Synch Failed.
Troubleshooting
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The ATA was disconnected,
then reconnected after
configuration changes were
made to the system.

See “Reintroducing a Gateway or ATA Into the
System” on page 103.
The ATA was configured on
another network or has
returned to the Synapse
system after being deleted
from the system.

Reset to factory defaults by using a paper clip to
press and hold the reset button (located on the
front of the unit) for more than five seconds. See
“Reintroducing a Gateway or ATA Into the
System” on page 103.
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ATA is not active immediately after a power interruption.
Troubleshooting
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The ATA needs time to
restore service.

Allow at least 30 seconds for the ATA to boot up
again after a power failure.
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Music on Hold (MoH)
Music on Hold (MoH) is not playing and the AUX IN LED is OFF.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
MoH is disabled.

Log in to the WebUI as administrator, click
System Settings, then Hold Settings. Set
Select Port to be ATA: AUX IN and then click
.
MoH is not playing and the AUX IN LED is solid RED, but MoH is enabled in the WebUI.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
MoH not properly connected
and no connected equipment
is detected in AUX IN.

Verify that an audio source is connected to AUX
IN on the ATA and power is applied.
MoH audio is interrupted.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
Hold Announcement is
enabled.

The Hold Announcement is a feature that repeats
a recorded audio clip at regular intervals during
MoH.
For more information, see the Synapse
Administrator’s Guide at
www.telephones.att.com/synapse
guides.
My audio player jack is not the same size as the supplied audio cable.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
Your audio device does not
have a 3.5mm audio out jack.

Use a different audio cable with ends to fit your
audio device and the 3.5mm AUX IN jack on the
ATA.
Do not exceed the ATA AUX IN input specifications. Grossly exceeding these
specifications can damage the ATA. See “Appendix A: Technical Specifications”
on page 143.
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MoH is not playing and the AUX IN LED is GREEN.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
MoH not properly configured.

Verify that the audio source is playing and not
muted.

Set the MoH output volume level by adjusting the
playback volume of the music source device
connected to the ATA. You may need to set the
volume near the maximum.

Some MoH sources without volume controls, such
as those with audio-out jacks, are usually very
loud and might be too loud.

Synapse limits the volume of the sound delivered
to the phone line. Because of this, there may be
audio clipping (missing sounds) for some sources.

Some forms of music do not play well over a
telephone line.

Verify that the audio source meets the electrical
specifications for ATA AUX IN. See “Appendix A:
Technical Specifications” on page 143.

Verify that Hold Announcement is not playing a
silent message.
For more information, see the Synapse
Administrator’s Guide at
www.telephones.att.com/synapse
guides.
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MoH audio is too quiet, fluctuating, or dropping out.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
The volume on the audio
source is too low or too high.
If the volume is too high,
overdriving the audio
components may be causing
short periods of sound to
drop out (not be heard).

If you can adjust the output volume of your audio
source (like the headset jack of an MP3 player),
call into your Synapse system, place the call on
hold, listen to MoH on the outside line, and adjust
the audio volume on your audio source up or
down until the best sound quality is achieved.

If your audio source does not have adjustable
volume, such as the AUX OUT on a radio, verify
that the audio source meets the electrical specs
for ATA AUX IN. See “Appendix A: Technical
Specifications” on page 143.

If you created a recording to use as the audio
source, try to adjust the recording volume by
speaking louder or speaking closer to the
microphone.

Please note that some types of music sound
better then others when played across a
telephone line. For example, classical music with
extreme volume fluctuations may not sound very
good when used as MoH.

Use an audio source with output volume control.
Use of audio source outputs
whose levels are not
adjustable, such as RCA “Line
Out” may result in
unacceptable background
music levels and should not
be used.
Do not exceed the ATA AUX IN input specifications. Grossly exceeding these
specifications can damage the ATA. See “Appendix A: Technical Specifications”
on page 143.
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Overhead Paging (OHP)
OHP General Troubleshooting
Overhead paging (OHP) is not working.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
You don’t know whether your
OHP is single- or multi-zone
and whether it needs an FXS
or an Audio-Out connection.

The OHP may not be properly
installed.
There are three possible configurations for OHP:

Single-zone paging connected to the AUX
OUT jack.

Single-zone paging connected to one of the
two FXS ports.

Multi-zone paging connected to one of the
two FXS ports.

Select the appropriate configuration for your
specific paging equipment. See “Overhead
Paging Overview” on page 20.

Refer to your OHP product documentation and
the respective troubleshooting section below.
The paging equipment, the jack it is plugged into,
and the WebUI must all match.

For OHP equipment connected to an FXS port,
verify WebUI configuration:

a.
Connect a corded phone to the FXS port
configured for paging and verify that the
phone rings when it is paged.
b.
If the phone does not ring, there is a problem
with the WebUI configuration or the
installation at the ATA.
c.
If the phone rings, the configuration allows
communication with the OHP. Verify your
paging equipment. Does it have power? Is it
turned on?
For OHP equipment connected to the AUX OUT
port, verify the correct cable connections. See
“Connecting an Overhead Paging System (OHP)”
on page 47.
Refer to your paging equipment documentation if
there are still problems.
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I cannot add a multi-zone Paging Zone to other Paging Zones.
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
Multi-zone paging does not
allow a combination of OHP
equipment and Desksets
within one Paging Zone.

Page multi-zone OHP zones separately from
extensions.
Unable to make phone calls on the extension configured for the FXS OHP jack.
Troubleshooting
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
System limitation.

Once an FXS is configured for OHP, it cannot be
used for audio calls, nor will it receive voice calls.
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Single-Zone OHP Connected to AUX OUT Jack
For OHP equipment connected to the AUX OUT jack, this Troubleshooting refers to the
ATA front-panel AUX OUT LED. This describes the behavior of these LEDs:

OFF: There is a problem with the WebUI configuration for OHP. Either Paging is
disabled, or the selected Paging Port is not AUX OUT.

RED: Although the WebUI supports OHP, no connection is detected.

Steady GREEN: The WebUI is configured for OHP on AUX OUT, it is enabled, and
the ATA has detected that a cable is connected.

Flashing GREEN: An OHP is in progress.
We also use these LEDs to help diagnose problems.
Single-zone OHP on AUX OUT is not working and the AUX OUT LED (right of the ATA LCD screen) is
OFF.
Cause
Action
The OHP is not configured in
the WebUI for use on AUX
OUT.

The OHP is not a member of
a Paging Zone.

Verify the Single-Zone on AUX OUT WebUI
configuration:
a.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator, click
System Settings, then Overhead Paging.
b.
Verify that Paging is Enabled. If not, select
Enable.
c.
Verify that the Paging System Type is set to
Single Zone.
d.
Verify that Select Paging Port is set to AUX
OUT and that your OHP system is physically
plugged into the AUX OUT jack.
e.
Click
Verify that the OHP equipment is part of the
Paging Zone that you are trying to page.
Single-zone OHP on AUX OUT is not working and AUX OUT LED (right of the ATA LCD screen) is
solid RED.
Troubleshooting
Cause
Action
The OHP is configured for
use, but no connector is
detected in the jack.

Verify that your paging equipment is connected
to AUX OUT. If not, connect it, or change the OHP
configuration in the WebUI if your OHP
equipment is intended to be connected to an FXS
port. For background information and
configuration instructions, see “Overhead Paging
Overview” on page 20..
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Single-zone OHP on AUX OUT is not working and the AUX OUT LED (right of the ATA LCD screen) is
solid GREEN and the WebUI is configured for paging through the AUX OUT jack.
Cause
Action
The ATA has detected a cable
connected to the AUX OUT
jack. There may be a problem
with your paging equipment
or its configuration.

Refer to your OHP product documentation for
installation and configuration instructions.

To isolate OHP-related problems, connect PC
speakers to the AUX OUT jack configured for
paging. If the page is broadcast through the
speakers when paged, refer to the documentation
that came with your OHP.

Verify your paging equipment configuration.
Check to see if the OHP system has settings that
need to be adjusted to work with Synapse. Refer
to your paging equipment documentation or to
your VAR.
Single-zone OHP on AUX OUT is not working and the AUX OUT LED (right of the ATA LCD screen) is
flashing GREEN.
Cause
Action
Paging is active (a user on
the system is paging the
OHP system). There may be a
problem with the paging
equipment or its setup.

Verify your paging equipment configuration.
Check to see if the OHP system has settings that
need to be adjusted to work with Synapse. Refer
to your paging equipment documentation or to
your installer.
In single-zone paging, paging starts on Desksets before the paging starts on the OHP system.
Troubleshooting
Cause
Action
Paging delay is too short.

Verify that the Paging Delay is set to an
appropriate delay to work with your OHP system.
a.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator, click
System Settings, then Overhead Paging.
b.
Set the Paging Delay.
c.
Click
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Single-Zone OHP Connected to an FXS Port
For OHP equipment connected to an FXS port, this Troubleshooting refers to the ATA
front-panel FXS LED for the FXS port you are using for the OHP equipment. When the
equipment is properly installed, and everything is configured correctly, this is the
behavior of these LEDs:

OFF: There is no paging activity.

Flashing GREEN: A user has initiated a page.

Solid GREEN: A device other than an OHP (such as a fax machine) is connected
to the FXS port and has gone off hook.
We also use these LEDs to help diagnose problems.
Single-zone OHP on FXS is not working.
Cause
Action
The OHP may not be properly
installed.

There may be a problem with
the paging equipment or its
setup.
Troubleshooting

Test basic OHP functionality.
a.
Connect a corded phone to the FXS port
configured for paging.
b.
Page all extensions and verify that the phone
rings when paged.
c.
If the phone does not ring, there is a problem
with the WebUI configuration or the
installation at the ATA.
d.
If the phone rings, the configuration allows
communication with the OHP, verify your
paging equipment:

Does it have power? Is it turned on?

Refer to your paging equipment
documentation if there are still
problems.
Verify your paging equipment configuration.
Check to see if the OHP system has settings that
need to be adjusted to work with Synapse. Refer
to your paging equipment documentation or to
your installer.
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Cause
Action
There may be a problem with
the connection between the
FXS port and the OHP system.

Verify that your paging equipment is connected
to FXS 1 or FXS 2. If not, connect it, or change
the OHP configuration in the WebUI if your OHP
equipment is intended to be connected to the
AUX OUT jack. For background information and
configuration instructions, see “Overhead Paging
Overview” on page 20.

Verify the Single-Zone on FXS WebUI
configuration:
There may be a problem with
the Paging Zone setup.

a.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator and
click Overhead Paging.
b.
Verify that Paging is set to Enable.
c.
Verify that the Paging System Type is set to
Single Zone.
d.
Verify that Select Paging Port is set to
FXS 1 or FXS 2 and that your OHP system is
physically plugged into the FXS port with the
same number.
e.
Click
.
Verify that the Paging Zone you are paging
includes Overhead Page.
Single-zone OHP on FXS is not working and the FXS LED (right of the ATA LCD screen) for the FXS
port that is used for the OHP equipment is solid GREEN.
Troubleshooting
Cause
Action
A device other than an OHP
(such as a fax machine) is
connected to the FXS port
and has gone off hook.

Ensure that the OHP is connected to the correct
ATA port.

Refer to your OHP product documentation for
installation and configuration instructions.

Verify WebUI configuration (see “Verify the
Single-Zone on FXS WebUI configuration:” on
page 133).
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Single-zone OHP on FXS is not working and the FXS LED (right of the ATA LCD screen) for the FXS
port that is used for the OHP equipment is OFF.
Cause
Action
No signal is detected.

There is no signal when no one is paging or the
FXS ports are not configured for overhead paging.

Verify that your paging equipment is connected
to FXS 1 or FXS 2. If not, plug it in, and verify
your OHP equipment connections.

Add OHP to the Paging Zone.
The OHP is not a member of
a Paging Zone.
a.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator, click
System Settings, then Paging Zones.
b.
Click the
paging zone.
c.
Select Overhead Page from the Available
Members list and click
.
d.
Click
button for the desired
.
In single-zone paging, paging starts on Desksets before the paging starts on the OHP system.
Troubleshooting
Cause
Action
Paging delay is too short.

Verify that the Paging Delay is set to an
appropriate delay to work with your OHP system.
a.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator, click
System Settings, then Overhead Paging.
b.
Set the Paging Delay.
c.
Click
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Multi-Zone OHP Connected to an FXS Port
For OHP equipment connected to an FXS port, this Troubleshooting refers to the ATA
front-panel FXS LED for the FXS port you are using for the OHP equipment. When the
equipment is properly installed, and everything is configured correctly, this is the
behavior of these LEDs:

OFF: There is no paging activity.

Flashing GREEN: A user has initiated a page.

Solid GREEN: A device other than an OHP (such as a fax machine) is connected
to the FXS port and has gone off hook.
We also use these LEDs to help diagnose problems.
With multi-zone paging, paging all extensions does not broadcast over my OHP equipment.
Cause
Action
Multi-zone OHP cannot be
paged at the same time as
Desksets.

To page the OHP, the user must select Overhead
Paging from the Paging Zones selection screen
on the Deskset. Selecting any other zone will not
page the OHP system, even if the Paging Zones
did include Overhead Paging prior to changing
the Paging System Type to multi-zone.
Multi-zone OHP is not working.
Troubleshooting
Cause
Action
Inconsistent configuration.

Verify the Multi-Zone WebUI configuration:
a.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator, click
System Settings –> Overhead Paging.
b.
Verify that Paging is set to Enable.
c.
Verify that the Paging System Type is set to
Multi Zone.
d.
Verify that Select Paging Port is set to an
FXS port and that your OHP system is
physically plugged into that FXS port.
e.
Click
.
The OHP cannot be paged at
the same time as the
Desksets.

Page the Desksets and OHP separately.
There may be a problem with
the paging equipment or its
setup.

Verify your paging equipment configuration.
Check to see if the OHP system has settings that
need to be adjusted to work with Synapse. Refer
to your paging equipment documentation or to
your installer.
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Cause
Action
There may be a problem with
the Paging Zone setup.

Verify that the Paging Zone you are paging is
Overhead Paging.
There may be a problem with
the connection between the
FXS port and the OHP system.

Verify the connection between the FXS port and
your OHP system. For background information
and configuration instructions, see “Overhead
Paging Overview” on page 20.
Multi-zone OHP is not working and the FXS LED for the FXS port that is used for the OHP
equipment is OFF.
Cause
Action
No signal is detected.

There is no signal when no one is paging.

Verify that your paging equipment is connected
to FXS 1 or FXS 2. If not, connect it, and check
your OHP equipment connections.

Verify the WebUI configuration. See “Verified
Overhead Paging Devices” on page 23.
Inconsistent configuration.
Multi-zone OHP is not working and the FXS LED for the FXS port that is used for the OHP
equipment is solid GREEN.
Cause
Action
A device other than an OHP
(such as a fax machine) is
connected to the FXS port
and has gone off hook.

Refer to your OHP product documentation for
installation and configuration instructions.

Verify the WebUI configuration. See “Verified
Overhead Paging Devices” on page 23.
Multi-zone OHP is not working and the FXS LED for the FXS port that is used for the OHP
equipment is flashing GREEN.
Troubleshooting
Cause
Action
Someone has initiated a page,
but the OHP equipment has
not yet acknowledged the
page request.

Verify the connection between the FXS port and
your OHP system. See “Overhead Paging
Overview” on page 20.

Verify your paging equipment configuration.
Check to see if the OHP system has settings that
need to be adjusted to work with Synapse.
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Fax Configuration
While using T.38 mode, unable to receive faxes or having persistent fax transmission failures.
Cause
Action
Incompatible Fax Mode
setting.

Change the Fax Mode setting:
a.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator, click
System Settings, then Fax Configuration.
b.
Set Fax Mode to G.711.
c.
Click
.
While using T.38 mode, fax usually works with occasional failures.
Cause
Action
Network impairment issues.

Resend the fax later or use the fax machine’s
retransmission feature.
While using G.711 mode, fax usually works with occasional failures.
Troubleshooting
Cause
Action
Network impairment issues.

Resend the fax later or use the fax machine’s
retransmission feature.

If the above does not work, try switching the Fax
Mode setting.
a.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator, click
System Settings, then Fax Configuration.
b.
Set Fax Mode to T.38.
c.
Click
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The fax is not working and the ATA FXS LED that corresponds to the port connected to the fax
machine is OFF when the fax is attempting to send or receive a fax.
Cause
Action
The Gateway and the fax are
not communicating.

Verify the connection between the FXS port and
your fax machine. For background information
and configuration instructions, see “Overhead
Paging Overview” on page 20.

Verify the fax configuration on the WebUI:
a.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator, click
System Settings, then Fax Configuration.
b.
Verify that Fax is set to Enable and that Fax
Mode is set to the appropriate setting.
c.
Verify that Fax Destination is set to the
appropriate ATA FXS port and that the fax
machine is physically connected to that jack.
d.
Verify that Fax Line is set to the correct
Gateway line. Verify that the physical outside
line on which incoming faxes are received is
connected to the chosen Fax Line on the
Gateway. If not, outgoing faxes will work but
incoming faxes will be directed to the Auto
Attendant instead of being directed to the fax.
e.
Click
f.
Make sure the fax machine has power and is
turned on.
.
The fax is not working and the ATA FXS LED that corresponds to the port connected to the fax
machine is solid GREEN.
Troubleshooting
Cause
Action
The FXS port is configured for
fax, and a phone connected
to the FXS port is off hook.

Verify the fax machine settings.
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The fax is not working and the ATA FXS LED that corresponds to the port connected to the fax
machine is flashing GREEN.
Cause
Action
The ring voltage is present
but your FXS configuration
may be wrong.

Change the Fax Mode:
a.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator, click
System Settings, then Fax Configuration.
b.
Change the Fax Mode setting, then click
.
The default Fax Mode is G.711. If the fax fails
to work in G.711 mode, switch to T.38.
The fax machine is connected to the telephone line through the Synapse system and the FXS LED
indications appear correct, yet outgoing faxes fail.
Cause
Action
Number dialed incorrectly.

To send faxes, ensure that you enter a 9 or
whatever digit, if any, that must be dialed first for
an outside call. For example, 9-1-555-0123.
Unable to receive incoming faxes.
Cause
Action
Fax line not configured
properly.
1.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator, click
System Settings, then Fax Configuration.
2.
Verify that Fax Line is set to the correct line.
3.
Verify that the physical outside line on which
incoming faxes are received is connected to the
chosen Fax Line on the Gateway. If not, outgoing
faxes will work but incoming faxes will be
directed to the Auto Attendant instead of being
directed to the fax.
4.
Click
.
Unable to make phone calls on the telephone that is part of my fax machine.
Troubleshooting
Cause
Action
System limitation.

Once an FXS port is configured for fax, the fax
machine’s integrated telephone cannot be used
for audio calls. If the fax machine has a corded
handset, it will not receive voice calls, and even
though a user may get a dial tone, dialing out is
not possible.
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Analog Phone
Analog phone connected to FXS port does not work as expected.
Cause
Action
The WebUI configuration is
incorrect.

Verify that your telephone is connected to FXS 1
or FXS 2. If not, plug it in, or change the analog
telephone configuration in the WebUI. Verify that
your phone is connected to the correct FXS port
and that the phone has power.
1.
Log on to the WebUI as administrator and click
ATA Settings.
2.
Verify that the desired FXS port has a Voice
assignment. If not, try connecting the analog
telephone to the other FXS port or disable the
other assignment. Voice is the default setting
when no other assignments are enabled.
If the desired FXS port is assigned to Fax:
a.
Click System Settings, then
Fax Configuration.
b.
Set Fax to Disable.
c.
Click
.
If the desired FXS port is configured for
Overhead Paging:
Troubleshooting
a.
Click System Settings, then Overhead
Paging.
b.
Set Paging to Disable.
c.
Click
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Cause
Action
Analog phone is working
with Synapse, but does not
have Deskset capabilities.



Troubleshooting
Consider the analog phone limitations:
To make outgoing calls on an analog phone
connected to the FXS port on the ATA, the
outside phone number must be preceded by
9 or whatever digit, if any, that must be dialed
first for an outside call (same as on a
Deskset).
The analog phone connected to the FXS port on
the ATA can pick up incoming calls and make
outgoing calls. Idle, Ringing, Dial, caller ID, and
Active states are all supported, but advanced
features such as Call Waiting, Call Forward, Hold,
Transfer, DND, Paging, Park, and Voicemail are
not supported on analog phones.
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Group Mailbox
Group Mailbox does not work.
Cause
Action
Needs an ATA to be
available.

Group Mailboxes reside on the ATA. The ATA must
be connected.
Group Mailbox is full even though it has not reached quota.
Cause
Action
The sum of the quotas for
individual Group Mailboxes
may exceed 60 minutes or
some Group Mailboxes do not
have quotas enabled. In other
words, quotas do not reserve
recording time for a given
Group Mailbox. Quotas only
limit the maximum amount of
recording time available for a
Group Mailbox.

The ATA allows for a total of 60 minutes of
recording time for all Group Mailboxes. You can
assign quotas for individual Group Mailboxes.
Note that the sum of the quotas for individual
Group Mailboxes may exceed 60 minutes.

To free additional recording time for a Group
Mailbox, delete messages on any of the
Group Mailboxes.

To prevent this problem from occurring again,
reduce quotas to add up to 60 minutes or
less, and make sure that all Group Mailboxes
have quotas enabled.

Note that personal messages reside on the
specific Desksets and do not affect Group
Mailbox recording time.
Unable to find a message.
Cause
Action
Group Mailboxes are
accessed by multiple users.

None. Another user may have deleted the
message you are looking for.
The number of new messages changed spontaneously.
Troubleshooting
Cause
Action
Group Mailboxes are
accessed by multiple users.

None. Another user may have listened to the new
messages or cleared “New” indicators from
messages.
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APPENDIXES
Appendix A: Technical Specifications
Table 9 lists the technical specifications for the SB67010 PSTN Gateway, SB67060 T1
Gateway, SB67070 SIP Gateway, SB67050 ATA, SB67030 Deskset, SB67031 Deskset,
SB67020 Deskset, and SB67040 Cordless Handset.
Table 9.
Technical Specifications
Feature
Specification
Frequency control
Crystal controlled PLL synthesizer
Transmit
Frequency
Deskset, Cordless Handset, Cordless Headset: 1921.536–1928.448 MHz
Deskset: 1921.536–1928.448 MHz
Nominal Effective
Range
Maximum power allowed by FCC (Federal Communications Commission) and IC
(Industry Canada). Actual operating range might vary according to
environmental conditions at the time of use.
Voice Channels
Deskset, Cordless Handset, Cordless Headset: 5
Size
Cordless Handset: 6.9” × 1.8” × 1.4” (H × W × D)
SB67020 Deskset: 6.9” × 7.9” × 8.1” (H × W × D @ 57° angle), 
7.9” × 7.9” × 7.1” (H × W × D @41° angle)
SB67030/031 Deskset: 8.2” × 8.9” × 6.5” (H × W × D)
Gateways and ATA: 1.8” × 13.5” × 7.9” (H × W × D)
Weight
PSTN Gateway: 88.18 oz. (2500 g) (including adapter)
T1 Gateway and SIP Gateway: 63.5 oz. (1800 g) (including adapter)
ATA: 63.5 oz (1800 g) (including adapter)
SB67020 Deskset: 35.59 oz. (1009 g) (including adapter)
SB67030/031 Deskset: 59.96 oz. (1700 g) (including adapter)
Cordless Handset: 7.05 oz. (200 g) (including battery)
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Technical Specifications (Continued)
Feature
Specification
Power
Requirements
PSTN Gateway: 5.1 V DC @ 1700 mA
T1 Gateway and ATA: 12 V @ 18 Watts
SIP Gateway: 12 V @ approx. 13 Watts
SB67020 and SB67030/031 Deskset: 5.1 V DC @ 1700 mA (AC Adapter)
SB67020 Deskset: PoE Class 2
SB67031 Deskset: PoE Class 3
Cordless Handset, Cordless Headset chargers: 6 V DC @ 200 mA
Cordless Handset: 2.4 V 550 mA Ni-MH battery
Cordless Headset: 3.7 V 240 mAH battery
RJ-45 Ethernet
Network Jack
(10Base-T/100Base-Tx) with auto MDI/MDIX switching
PSTN Gateway
Telephone Jacks
1–4 and BYPASS (FXO ports) use traditional 2-conductor wiring
T1 Jack
RJ48C jack on the supplied T1 cable:
Pin 1: R pair, RX-Ring
Pin 2: T pair, RX-Tip
Pin 4: R1 pair, TX-Ring
Pin 5: T1 pair, TX-Tip
Figure 52. T1 Jack Pinouts
Gateway BYPASS
26 mA loop current; REN 5; 100 m max loop length
LAN Cable
Cat.-5 standard cable, except the T1 Gateway, which uses a standard Cat.-6
LAN cable
[T1] T1 Port
RJ48C standard T1 interface
The T1 Gateway provides ITU G.168 compliant hardware-based echo
cancellation.
[ATA] FXS
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Feature
Specification
[ATA] AUX In
3.5 mm Tip (Signal), Ring (NC) Sleeve (Ground) (TRS) jack
Frequency range 300 to 3.4 KHz
Input level -15 dBm nominal
Impedance greater than or equal to 10 K ohms input
AC coupling
[ATA] AUX Out
3.5 mm Tip (Signal), Ring (NC) Sleeve (Ground) (TRS) jack
Frequency range 300 to 3.4 KHz
Output level -15 dBm nominal
Output impedance less than or equal to 8 ohms
AC coupling
Deskset Headset
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Appendix B: Default Settings
Table 10, Table 11, Table 12, and Table 13 list the default settings for the Synapse
system, Deskset, SB67040 Cordless Handset, and SB67050 ATA.
Table 10.
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System Default Settings
Parameter
Selection
Default
Admin Password
4 through 6 digits
12345
Administrator Login Name
16 characters max
Admin
Auto Attendant Day Start
12-hour clock
8:00AM
Auto Attendant Digit Assignment
(1–9, *, #)
None, Replay, Directory,
Previous Menu, Main Menu,
Default Menu, (user created)
None
Auto Attendant Enable Direct Dial
On, Off
On
Auto Attendant Enable Operator
On, Off
On
Auto Attendant Main Day, Night, and
Lunch Menu
Default Menu, User Created
Menu
Default Menu
Auto Attendant Night Start
12-hour clock
5:00PM
Backup/Restore Settings
All extensions
Nothing
Call Forward Unconditional
On, Off
Off
Call Forward Unconditional Target
Type
Voicemail, Extension
Voicemail
Call Forward-No Answer
On, Off
On
Call Forward-No Answer Extension
Number
200 through 299
Nothing
Call Forward-No Answer Seconds
Before Forwarding
5 though 45
15
Call Forward-No Answer Target Type
Voicemail, Extension
Voicemail
Call Forward-No Answer Telephone
Number
32 Digits Maximum
Nothing
Delete Extension
All extensions
Nothing
Directory First and Last Name Fields
20 Digits Maximum
Nothing
Directory Number Field
32 Digits Maximum
Nothing
Directory Sort
First Name, Last Name
First Name
Display First and Last Name
16 characters maximum
Nothing
Enable Auto Attendant
Scheduled, Manual, Off
Manual
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Parameter
Selection
Default
Hold message: Extension for
Recording
All extensions
Nothing
Operator Extension
All extensions
200
Ring Group No Answer Target
Extension
All extensions
0
Ring Group Seconds Before Forward
1 through 60 Seconds
15
System Time/Date Option
NTP Server, Custom Server,
Manual
NTP Server
Timer for Forwarded and Transferred
Outside Calls
15 through 120 (in 5-minute
increments)
30
User Password
6 digits maximum
Nothing
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Deskset Default Settings
Parameter
Selection
Default
Backlight
Hi, Lo, Off
Hi
Call Forward All Target
Ext, Mailbox, Phone #
Mailbox
Call Forward–No Answer Delay
5 through 45 (in 5-second increments)
15
Call Forward–No Answer Target
Mailbox, Ext, Phone #, OFF
Mailbox
Call Forward/Trans to outside line
Enabled/Disabled
Enabled
Contrast
1 through 9
5
Current Greeting
Primary, Alternate, Pre-Set
Pre-Set
Current Name
Personal, Pre-Set
Pre-Set
Date and Time (when server is not
available)
12:00PM, January 1,
2009
Directory List
All, Personal, System, Extension
All
First Name/Last Name toggle
First Name, Last Name
First Name
Handset
Registered, Not Registered
Not Registered
Headset
Registered, Not Registered
Not Registered
IP Configuration
Auto, Static
Auto
Key Beeps
On, Off
On
Preferred Audio Mode
Speakerphone, Headset
Speakerphone
Ring Volume
0 through 9
3
Ringtones
1 through 9
1
User Password
0 through 6 Digits
Nothing
Table 12.
Cordless Handset Default Settings
Parameter
Selection
Default
Contrast
1 through 9
5
Key Beeps
On, Off
On
Ring Volume
0 though 9
3
Ringtones
1 though 9
1
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ATA Default Settings
Parameter
Selection
Default
AUX IN
Enable, Disable
Disable
AUX OUT
Enable, Disable
Disable
Fax Enable
Enable, Disable
Disable
Fax Mode
G.711, T.38
G.711
Fax Destination
FXS 1, FXS 2
None. “Select a Fax Port” appears
Fax Line
Line 1, 2, 3, 4, T1 DID numbers
None. “Select a Fax Line” appears
FXS 1
Voice, Fax, OHP
Voice
FXS 2
Voice, Fax, OHP
Voice
Group Mailbox Greeting
Pre-Set, Custom
Pre-Set
Group Mailbox Quota
Enable, Disable
Disable
IP Address
Auto (DHCP), Static
Auto (DHCP)
Music on Hold Port
AUX IN
None. “Select a Port” appears
Overhead Paging Delay
0 though 5
0
Overhead Paging Enable
Enable, Disable
Disable
Overhead Paging Port
FXS 1, FXS 2, AUX OUT
None. “Select a Port” appears
Overhead Paging System Type
Single Zone, Multi Zone
Single Zone
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Appendix C: Part Lists
SB67010 PSTN Gateway Parts List
Figure 53 illustrates the PSTN Gateway parts.
SB67010 PSTN Gateway
Grounding Cable
Power Adapter
Four Phone Cords
Mounting brackets
and screws
Important Product
Information
Figure 53. PSTN Gateway Parts List
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LAN Cable (Gray)
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SB67060 T1 Gateway Parts List
Figure 54 illustrates the T1 Gateway parts.
SB67060 T1 Gateway
Power Adapter and
Cord (Green tag)
Cat.-6 Ethernet
LAN Cable (Yellow)
Mounting brackets
and screws
Important Product
Information
Figure 54. T1 Gateway Parts List
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SB67070 SIP Gateway Parts List
Figure 55 illustrates the SIP Gateway parts.
SB67070 SIP Gateway
Power Adapter and
Cord (Green tag)
Cat.-5 Ethernet
LAN Cable (Gray)
Mounting brackets
and screws
Important Product
Information
Figure 55. SIP Gateway Parts List
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SB67050 Analog Terminal Adapter (ATA) Parts List
Figure 56 illustrates the ATA parts.
SB67050 Analog Terminal Adapter (ATA)
Power Adapter and
Cord (Green tag)
Auxiliary Audio
Cable
Cat.-5 Ethernet
LAN Cable (Gray)
Two Phone Cords
Mounting brackets
and screws
Important Product
Information
Figure 56. ATA Parts List
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SB67020 Deskset Parts List
Figure 57 illustrates the Deskset parts.
SB67020 Deskset Base
Power Adapter
Deskset Stand
Handset Cord
(Blue Tag)
Quick Start Guide
Handset
Cat.-5 Ethernet
LAN Cable (Gray)
Important Product
Information
Figure 57. SB67020 Deskset Parts List
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SB67030/031 Deskset Parts List
Figure 58 illustrates the Deskset parts.
Deskset Base
Power Adapter
(Blue Tag)
Deskset Stand
Cat.-5 Ethernet
LAN Cable (Gray)
Quick Start Guide
Handset
Handset Cord
Important Product
Information
Figure 58. SB67030/031 Deskset Parts List
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SB67040 Cordless Handset Parts List
Figure 59 illustrates the Cordless Handset parts.
Handset Charger
Battery
Power Adapter
(Yellow Tab)
SB67040 Cordless
Handset
Quick Start Guide
Battery Cover
Belt Clip
Important Product
Information
Figure 59. Cordless Handset Parts List
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TL7600 Cordless Headset Parts List
Figure 60 illustrates the TL7600 Cordless Headset parts.
TL7600 Headset
Earpiece
Headset Charger
Power Adapter
Over-the-Ear Hook
Behind-the-Neck Band
Over-the-Head Band
Battery Cover
Battery
User’s Manual
Figure 60. TL7600 Cordless Headset Parts List
The process for registering the TL7600 Cordless Headset with the SB67030/031
Deskset is different than the registration process described in the TL7600 User’s
manual that comes in the box with the Cordless Headset.
Use the registration process described in “Registering an Optional
Cordless Headset” in the SB67030/031 Deskset and Accessories User’s
Guide at www.telephones.att.com/synapseguides.
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Appendix D: Maintenance
Your system contains sophisticated electronic parts, so it must be treated with
care.
Avoid Rough Treatment
Handle the unit gently. Save the original packing materials to protect your equipment if
you ever need to ship it.
Avoid Water
Your unit can be damaged if it gets wet. Do not use the equipment outdoors in the rain
or handle it with wet hands. Do not install the equipment near a sink, bathtub, or shower.
Electrical Storms
Electrical storms can sometimes cause power surges harmful to electronic equipment.
For your own safety, exercise caution when using electrical appliances during storms.
Cleaning Your Unit
Your unit has a durable plastic casing that should retain its luster for many years. Clean
it only with a soft cloth slightly dampened with water or a mild soap solution. Do not use
excess water or cleaning solvents of any kind.
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Appendix E: Important Safety Instructions
This symbol alerts you to important operating or servicing instructions in this
document. Always follow basic safety precautions when using this product to
reduce the risk of injury, fire, or electric shock.
When using your telephone equipment, basic safety precautions should always be
followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, and injury, including the following:

Read and understand all instructions.

Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product.

Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use aerosol or
liquid cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.

Do not use this product near water (for example, near a bathtub, kitchen sink, or
swimming pool).

Do not place this product on an unstable surface.

This product should be operated only from the type of power source indicated
on the marking label. If you are not sure of the type of power supply in your
home or office, consult your dealer or local power company.

Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord. Do not install this product
where the cord may be walked on.

Never push objects of any kind into this product through the slots in the unit
because they may touch dangerous voltage points or create a short circuit. Never
spill liquid of any kind on the product.

To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not disassemble this product; take it to
an authorized service facility. Opening or removing parts of the unit other than
specified access doors may expose you to dangerous voltages or other risks.
Incorrect reassembling can cause electric shock when the product is
subsequently used.

Do not overload wall outlets and extension cords.

The power adapter is intended to be correctly oriented in a vertical or floor
mount position. The prongs are not designed to hold the plug in place if it is
plugged into a ceiling or an under-the-table or cabinet outlet.
Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to an authorized service
facility under the following conditions:
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When the power supply cord or plug is damaged or frayed.

If liquid has been spilled on the product.

If the product has been exposed to rain or water.

If the product does not operate normally when following the operating
instructions. Adjust only those controls that are covered by the operating
instructions. Improper adjustment of other controls may result in damage and
often requires extensive work by an authorized technician to restore the product
to normal operation.
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If the product has been dropped and the unit has been damaged.
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If the product exhibits a distinct change in performance.
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GLOSSARY
This glossary provides definitions that pertain to the Synapse telephone system.
10/100 Ethernet Port: An Ethernet port that supports two different speeds of Ethernet
on the same port. The two speeds supported are 10Base-T and 100Base-TX.
10Base-T/100Base-TX: An Ethernet network operating at up to 100 megabits per
second
active call: An established telephone call that is not on hold
analog: A continuously variable signal
analog phone: A non-Synapse telephone that plugs directly into a normal telephone wall
plug or into the Synapse PSTN Gateway BYPASS port or ATA FXS port
ATA (Analog Terminal Adapter): Allows the integration of non-Synapse analog
telephones, a fax machine, overhead paging equipment, and a music-on-hold source into
the Synapse system. It also provides Group Mailboxes to allow different people to access
the same Mailbox.
Auto Answer: When the system is in Call Appearance mode, you can set the Deskset to
automatically answer calls after a delay that you specify. Without touching the Deskset,
you can speak to and be heard by people who call you.
Auto Attendant: A system that automatically answers incoming calls and provides
instructions to callers
Auto-MDIX (Automatic Medium-Dependent Interface Crossover): A computer
networking technology that automatically detects the required cable connection type
(straight-through or crossover) and configures the connection appropriately
Aux In: A 3.5 mm jack on the ATA that allows connection to a streaming audio source,
such as a radio or MP3 music player. This jack is typically used to connect a music player
for Music on Hold.
Aux Out: A 3.5 mm jack on the ATA that can be used to connect some single-zone
overhead paging devices.
Available ( ): An SB67030/031 Deskset screen icon that indicates that there is a Call
Appearance key that is not busy with predialing, dialing, ringing, or an active or held call
BYPASS port: An RJ-11 jack on the PSTN Gateway that allows for communication during
power outages. Plug an analog telephone into this jack.
Call Appearance: On the SB67020 Deskset, the Programmable Feature Keys identified
as Call Appearance keys on the right side of the Deskset. On the SB67030/031 Deskset,
the five icons on the right side of the Deskset display and the keys and LEDs associated
with those icons. These keys access active and held calls, and calls that are being dialed
or predialed. The LEDs and icons indicate the state of each call or potential call.
Call Forward All: Automatically forward calls before they ring. All calls are immediately
forwarded to the specified destination.
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Call Forward–No Answer: Automatically forward unanswered calls to Voicemail, an
extension, or outside phone number
call screening: Listening to a Voicemail message while it is being recorded
Cat.-5 wiring: A twisted pair data cable commonly used in offices for computer
communication
CO (Central Office): An office to which subscriber home and business lines are
connected. The central office has switching equipment that can switch calls locally or to
long-distance carrier phone offices.
CPT (Call Progress Tones): Audible tones sent from the telephone company central
office to indicate the status of phone calls such as ringback and busy tones
CSU (Channel Service Unit): A line-bridging device that is part of the PSTN, that resides
on the customer premises and is connected to Synapse, and is also used to perform
loopback and other tests on T1 connections. This device is typically provided by the T1
phone service provider.
DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunication): A wireless telephone
technology developed specifically for cordless telephones using frequencies between 1.8
and 1.9 Gigahertz. DECT communication is resistant to interference from other electronic
equipment, has longer range, and improved battery life
default: The original product settings
deregister: To remove the association between an SB67030/031 Deskset and a Cordless
Handset or Cordless Headset
DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol): A network protocol that automatically
assigns computer IP addresses
dial pad: The 0 through 9, *, and # keys on the Deskset and the SB67040 Cordless
Handset
direct dial: Allows callers to directly dial users' extension numbers after the Auto
Attendant answers
Directory: A list of names and phone numbers
Display Names: The names that the system administrator enters to identify each
extension number. The Auto Attendant uses these names to assist callers in forwarding
calls.
DID: This feature allows outside caller to directly dial an extension, bypassing the Auto
Attendant and the operator
DND (Do Not Disturb): A feature that suppresses audible ringing and incoming paging
at the Deskset
DND ON (
): An indicator in the top right corner of the Deskset display that
illuminates when you turn on the Do Not Disturb feature
DNS (Domain Name System) server: A server that stores the Domain Name System
records, such as address, name server, and mail exchanger records for a domain name
and responds with answers to queries against its database
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DSL (Digital Subscriber Line): High-speed Internet service through your telephone line.
Telephone lines with DSL service require DSL filters to separate the telephone and data
signals.
DTMF (Dual-Tone Multi-Frequency): Telephone tones commonly known as “touch-tone”
dynamic IP address: An IP address that is automatically assigned by the server
Emergency Bypass Port: The fifth SB67010 PSTN Gateway jack that can provide
telephone operation during a power failure when used with an analog phone
ESD (Electrostatic Discharge): A sudden and momentary electric current that flows
between two objects at different electrical potentials that may cause damage to
electronic equipment
ESF (Extended Super Frame): A telecommunication standard for T1 framing that
includes a cyclic redundancy check and a 4000 bit/s channel capacity for the data link
channel
Ethernet: A type of computer networking technology that connects devices via Local
Area Networks (LANs)
Extension Directory: A private list of names and phone numbers available to only a
single extension (referred to as “Personal list” on the Deskset)
Extension list: A list of names and extension numbers for the Synapse system
telephones
extension number: The three-digit or four-digit number representing each individual
Deskset
factory default: The original product settings
FDL (Facility Data Link): A 4-kbps channel provided by the Extended Super Frame (ESF)
T1 framing format that allows a service provider to check error statistics on customer
premises equipment without interfering with the customer premises
flash memory: Reprogrammable system storage used for storing software upgrades
FWD ON (
): An indicator in the top right corner of the Deskset display that
appears when the Call Forward feature has been turned on. This feature causes calls to
that extension number to be automatically forwarded to another extension, outside
phone number, or to Voicemail.
FXO (Foreign Exchange Office): The Gateway telephone signaling interface between the
PSTN telephone lines and the LAN
FXS station port: A jack on the ATA for connecting non-Synapse analog telephone
equipment to the Synapse system
G.711: A digital fax protocol
Gateway: A network device equipped for interfacing with another network that uses
different protocols
greeting, preset: The voice message that plays to callers if the user has not recorded an
outgoing message
grounding: An electrical ground connection that minimizes interference, reduces the risk
of equipment damage due to lightning, eliminates electrostatic buildup, and helps protect
people who service the equipment
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Group Mailbox: Provide general delivery of Voicemail messages to a group within an
organization. Only subscribers can access these Voicemail messages.
hard key: Any physical key on the Deskset, Cordless Handset or Gateway. Examples
include MENU and 1 on an SB67020 Deskset; PHONE and 1 on the SB67040 Handset;
and SELECT and CANCEL on the SB67010 Gateway.
hard reset: An action that restores factory default settings
Hold announcement: A recorded message to play while calls are on hold. It can be
combined with music on hold.
hub: A network hub or repeater hub is a device for connecting electronic devices, making
them act as a single link
hunt group: A telephone company feature that allows calls to a busy phone number to
roll over to the next available line or a Synapse system Ring Group feature where
unanswered calls are forwarded to the next available extension in a predefined group of
extensions
icon: A small picture in the display that presents status information
Idle: The mode of a device when it is not involved in call or call setup activity
interference: Electrical signals close by that cause degraded audio performance for
cordless devices
internal call: A phone call placed from one of your Synapse system extensions to
another extension
IP address (Internet Protocol address): An individual numeric identification assigned to
devices on your LAN
ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network): A set of communication standards for
simultaneous digital transmission of voice, video, data, and other network services over
the traditional circuits of the public switched telephone network.
IT Controller: Part of a computer network infrastructure that connects different parts of
the network, so that different LANs and subnets can exchange information. Also known
as a backbone network or a network backbone.
key beep: When enabled, pressing a key plays a tone
LAN (Local Area Network): A communications network that allows data devices to
communicate with each other
LCD (Liquid Crystal Display): The screen that provides instructions and feedback
LED (Light Emitting Diode): A small light on a device that indicates status
link loss: Occurs when the connection between two RF devices fail, such as between the
SB67030/031 Deskset and the optional Cordless Headset or Cordless Handset
link-local address: A local address used for network address creation when no external
source of network addressing information is available
live dial: Dialing after the phone is off hook
MAC address (Media Access Control address): A unique identifier assigned to most
network adapters or network interface cards that is required for registering your devices
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main menu, Auto Attendant: The Auto Attendant messages and actions that are
available to callers before the callers take additional actions
MDI/MDIX: (Medium-Dependent Interface Crossover): A computer networking
technology
MoH (Music on Hold): Music or other audio that plays to an outside caller that has been
placed on hold by a Synapse user
multi-zone paging: Paging through a multi-zone overhead paging system. The overhead
loudspeakers are configured in multiple areas and transmit messages independently.
mute: Stop sending your voice to the other party during a phone call
NTP (Network Time Protocol): An Internet standard protocol that assures time
synchronization in a computer network
Network Termination Unit (NTU): A device that terminates a network access point
octet: Octets are used in Internet Protocol computer network addresses. These consist
of a series of four octets, usually shown in decimal and separated by dots.
off hook: Indicates that you are on a phone call, have lifted the corded handset, or have
pressed SPEAKER or HEADSET to answer a call or to prepare to place a call. You are off
hook from the moment that you hear a dial tone to when you hang up a call.
OHP (overhead paging) system: An amplified public address system
on hook: Indicates that no corded handset, speakerphone, Cordless Handset, or corded
or Cordless Headset is active
operator: The extension that callers reach by dialing 0 (zero) when the Auto Attendant
operator feature is enabled or that system users reach at any time by dialing 0 (zero)
outside call: A phone call between a phone not a part of your Synapse system and an
extension within your Synapse system
P2P (Peer-to-Peer): A telecommunication system architecture in which some resources
associated with a device are directly available to other similar system devices
page: Broadcasts your voice to all idle extensions that do not have Do Not Disturb turned
on
page caching: Most web browsers store recently obtained web site data on a local hard
drive. The browser then only asks for data that has changed since the last download.
Caching helps reduce the amount of traffic on the Internet.
paging zone: A set of extensions that can be paged as a group
park: A form of hold that allows held calls to be retrieved by any Deskset or the SB67040
Cordless Handset
Park list: The list of unretrieved parked calls
pass code: Another term for password
Personal list: A private list of names and phone numbers available to only a single
extension (referred to as “Extension Directory” on the WebUI)
Pilot Number: Usually the company’s main telephone number
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POTS (Plain Old Telephone Service): Basic telephone operation. The ability to make and
receive phone calls.
predial: Enter digits before going off hook to place a call
PRI (Primary Rate Interface): A standardized telecommunications service level within
the ISDN specification for carrying multiple voice and data transmissions between a
telephone network and a user.
PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network): The world’s telephone network
Quick Dial: Provides two-touch dialing for frequently called phone numbers
quota: The maximum recording time for a Group Mailbox
reboot: Restart a device
Redial: Accesses the log of outgoing calls
Remote site: A Synapse site in another location that is linked to your office through a
SIP Gateway. You can call remote Desksets by dialing their extension number. You can
also make long-distance calls through a remote site as if you were dialing a local call.
Depending on your system configuration, you may need to dial a prefix such as 9 to make
Remote Site calls. Consult your system administrator.
RF (radio frequency): The communication channel for most Cordless Handsets and
Cordless Headsets
Ring Group: Groups of extensions configured by the system administrator to all ring in
a predetermined pattern within the group when calls come in for that group
router: An electronic device that connects two or more other electronic devices to each
other, allowing them to communicate
single-zone paging: Paging to a single set of overhead loudspeakers. All speakers
transmit the same announcement simultaneously.
SIP: Session Initiation Protocol, a signaling protocol used for voice and video
communications over the Internet
soft key: The Synapse Desksets and Cordless Handsets feature keys below the LCD
screen. The bottom of the LCD displays the appropriate label for each key as the function
of the key changes.
standby time: The amount of time that a Cordless Handset or Cordless Headset can sit
idle out of its charger while still capable of operating normally
static IP address: An IP address that is manually assigned to a computer by a system
administrator. This type of addressing requires specific knowledge of the LAN.
subnet (subnetwork): Typically a LAN served by one router
subscriber: A user who can access messages in a Group Mailbox
supervised transfer: Occurs when you communicate with the transfer recipient before
completing a transferred call
switch: A network switch links electronic devices. The switch processes and routes data
flexibly, allowing more data to be handled without error.
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system administrator: A person to perform functions such as setting up and modifying
system configurations. This system administrator can be an employee or your telephone
equipment provider.
System Directory: (see System list)
System list: This list of names and phone numbers is created and maintained by the
system administrator. All system users can sort and view this list.
system operator: The extension that callers reach by dialing 0 (zero) when the Auto
Attendant operator feature is enabled or that system users reach at any time by dialing
0 (zero)
T1: A digital signaling standard to transmit voice and data between devices
T.38: An analog fax protocol that encodes fax-modem codes over VoIP
trunk: A communications connection between the Synapse system and the telephone
company
unsupervised transfer: Occurs when you do not communicate with the transfer recipient
when transferring calls. The transfer recipient does not have to pick up the phone and
talk to you before receiving the transferred call.
UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply): A battery-powered emergency power supply
device
URL (Uniform Resource Locator): An Internet address
VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol): A transmission technology for delivery of voice
communications over IP networks such as the Internet or other packet-switched
networks. Other synonymous terms include IP telephony, Internet telephony, Voice Over
BroadBand (VoBB), broadband telephony, and broadband phone.
WebUI (Web User Interface): A means of interacting with a product using a computer
interface. Connection to the World Wide Web is not necessary.
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