KX-T: KX-TA624 Strange things happening

Bob Bruskin dralarm at optonline.net
Thu Jul 15 07:52:53 PDT 2010

Normal routing is to Line 1 first then 2,3,4.
I had the customer unplug the sets one at a time while the line 4 was lit 
and NO extension being unplugged caused the light to go out on line 4. He 
then tried it with only one set at a time plugged in and had the same 
results.  I am leaning toward a bad expansion board or base board in the 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Charles Patterson" <charles at pattcom.com>
To: "Bob Bruskin" <dralarm at optonline.net>
Cc: "Kxthelp" <kxt at kxthelp.com>
Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2010 10:01 AM
Subject: Re: KX-T: KX-TA624 Strange things happening

> On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 9:14 PM, Bob Bruskin <dralarm at optonline.net> 
> wrote:
>> The first call that comes in goes to Line 4 [Lines 1,2,3 not busy]. After 
>> the call is completed, line 4 stays lit and all calls properly route to 
>> Line1 and if busy to 2, etc, the Line 4 light stays lit and that line is 
>> not usable.
> Is that the normal routing of the calls? that it goes to line 4 first,
> then rolls to 1,2,3?
> It appears that something within the system is locking up line 4.
> As Jim mentioned, a bad station could auto answer.
> I have not seen it with cordless, but I have seen it a number of times
> with the analog sets.
> When the line is lit, you could go through and unplug each station at
> the ksu and see if the line goes out when you hit a certain extension.
> I had it happen at a restaurant where the offending phone was one that
> was forgotten about in a back storage room, and had crusty old wires
> too.
> It could also happen from just corroded extension wiring, or something
> in the system too.
> You could temporarily program a phone's DSS buttons to show groups of
> extensions (even unused ones) and see if one of them lights up when
> the call comes in.
> Charles
> Charles Patterson
> charles at pattcom.com
> Patterson Communications, Inc.
> Tarrytown, NY
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