The Cisco Unified IP Phone 7931G meets the communication needs of retail, commercial, manufacturing workers, and anyone with moderate telephone traffic but also specific call requirements. Dedicated hold, redial, and transfer keys are supplied to facilitate call handling in a retail environment. Illuminated mute and speakerphone keys are provided to give a clear indication of speaker status. A pixel-based display with a white backlight makes calling information easy to see, and Extensible Markup Language (XML) services deliver a rich user experience. The Cisco Unified IP Phone 7931G offers numerous important security features plus the choice of IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE) or local power through a power adapter.
Lighted line keys
Twenty-four lighted line keys to which individual lines can be assigned-Each line key provides a busy-line indication if the line is shared with another IP phone. Lighted line keys are also used to access services and call history directories and to activate the headset port.
Dedicated hold, redial and transfer keys
Dedicated keys for hold, redial, and transfer - the hold key is colored red to make it clearly visible in a fast-moving call environment; the redial and transfer keys facilitate rapid call handling.
Lighted message waiting indicator
Lights turn on when there is voicemail and when the phone rings; the message waiting indicator is visible on both the phone chassis and handset, and it stays lit until the user processes voicemail.
A graphical monochrome display with resolution of 192 x 64 pixels and a white backlight provides scrollable three-line intuitive access to calling features and text-based XML applications. The Cisco Unified IP Phone 7931G also supports audio-based XML applications.
Four soft keys and a four-way rocker key
These keys dynamically present calling options to the user. The four-way rocker key allows easy movement through the displayed information.
The phone offers 10/100Base-T Ethernet connection through two RJ-45 ports: one for the LAN connection and the other for connecting a downstream Ethernet device such as a PC.
A full-duplex speakerphone enables the user to handle calls hands-free.
A volume-control toggle provides easy decibel-level adjustments of the handset, headset, speakerphone, and ringing volume.
A dedicated headset port eliminates the need for a separate amplifier when using a headset; it allows the handset to remain in its cradle, making headset use simpler.
Single-position foot stand
The phone offers optimum display viewing and comfortable use of buttons and keys. The foot stand can be removed for wall mounting with mounting holes located on the base of the phone.
Multiple ring tones
The phone offers more than 24 user-selectable ring tones.
American Disabilities Act (ADA) features
A hearing-aid-compatible (HAC) handset meets ADA requirements, including ADA HAC requirements for a magnetic coupling to approved hearing aids; the phone dialing pad also complies with ADA requirements.
Comfort-noise generation and voice-activity-detection (VAD) programming is offered on a system basis.