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If equipment is purchased elsewhere, in order for Bizfon to provide any assistance or help with said equipment customer must pay a $300 Re-provisioning fee to Bizfon. After that, customer can purchase Helpdesk on that equipment for $229, or pay a 1 time Help Desk of $95 for each service call going forward. This does not apply to anything purchased through Bizfon's Shopify store.
No. Bizfon does not offer parts for their phones. This includes but is not limited to power supplies, handsets, covers for the 680.
When a system is damaged by a storm, power outage, or power surge the only option is replacement of the telephone system. When a new system is purchased, Bizfon will provide documentation to the client for insurance reimbursement purposes.
We urge all of our clients to purchase a UPS with all Bizfon 680 and Bizworx systems. A UPS can be purchased from Bizfon specifically chosen to protect the Bizfon telephone systems.
Bizfon, Inc. is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of full featured, affordable phone systems for the SOHO (small office/home office) market. Bizfon, Inc. was founded in 1996. The assets of Bizfon, Inc. were purchased by A-1 Fone, Inc. a private, closely held corporation.
A complete "Plug-and-Play" phone system that includes Voice Mail, Automated Attendant, Call Forwarding, Caller ID, Music on Hold, and much more for small businesses.
You can't afford not to buy a Bizfon system. The phone system is the front line of your business. The features in the Bizfon are designed to both increase your responsiveness to your customers and support smooth internal communications. The Bizfon offers a price/performance breakthrough that is for small companies with big ideas.
The Bizfon is sold direct through the web site, through our telephone sales division and through our dealer network. Please call (603) 870-4400 to place an order or find a local Bizfon dealer in your area. Our web site www.bizfon.com provides pictures and complete descriptions of the products and features. We can also send you promotional literature for your review. You may listen to a Bizfon by calling our demo line 877-603-4142.
The Bizfon sales department is open Monday through Friday, 8am to 6pm EST. Please call (603) 870-4400.
Pricing is displayed within the shopping cart on the Bizfon Buy Now Tab on our web site www.bizfon.com. You can also contact our sales department, (603) 870-4400.
Built-in voice mail, remote Bizfon office support, customizable auto attendant, call distribution, music on hold capabilities, conferencing, follow-me forwarding, 30days of free Customer Care Center support, one year return to factory - parts and labor. Dollar for dollar, no system comes close!
Each Bizfon unit supports 6 phone lines and 8 extensions. The system is expandable to 24 lines and 32 extensions. 15 remote/virtual extensions are also available with the addition of a Voice Vault card.
The Bizfon 680 does not include phones. Phones must be purchased separately.
The Bizfon works with a central phone number(s) coming into the system. Each employee is assigned an extension number, allowing for easy access to employees and eliminates confusion over multiple telephone numbers. It is possible to have a direct line (please ask our sales department about a hot ring, (603) 870-4400 however, a hot ring will require a dedicated phone line.
The Bizfon is equipped with an audio-in jack for music on hold from a CD player or other sound source. You simply plug the device into the jack and the music on hold feature is activated. Bizfon can also arrange to professionally record your on hold promotions. Our sales department can provide you with further information, (603) 870-4400.
The Bizfon, BizTouch2 and BizTouch3 are all caller ID capable. You must however you must subscribe to caller ID for your phone lines through your local phone service provider company to access this feature. After the telephone company turns on your Caller ID feature a BizCare customer service represenitve must be contacted to setup your 680 system.
If all of the incoming lines for your Bizfon system are being used then the caller will receive a busy signal. If you find you need to add another line to your system you simply need to arrange for a new line with the phone company and then plug it in to the next open blue port to add the new line to your system (based on the availability of the lines/extensions in your system).
Each extension can have 2 callers accessing it at any time (the call waiting feature is built into the system) a third caller will automatically go to voice mail. If you are on your extension you will be alerted (call waiting feature) that another caller is trying to get in touch with you. If you do not take the call they will go into your voice mail. However, if you are using a BizTouch3 phone you can access many more calls.
The Bizfon uses a standard 110 outlet (within the U.S.).
No, but we do suggest that you use a Bizfon UPS battery back up to safeguard your Bizfon 680 system form voltage spike and surges as well as keep your system up and running during short term power outages.. It is also important to note that in case of an extended power outage/failure, an extra jack is provided on the Bizfon 680 system that bypasses electrical circuitry providing you emergency access to your (LINE1) main phone line during a power outage.
Extremely compact at 8.5" x 17.5" and less than 4 pounds.
Every Bizfon is sold with 30 Days of free Customer Help Desk Care support. We offer extended Help Desk Care support contracts for customers that want to call us any time at no additional charge. This includes a Bizfon Orientation session where you have direct access to configuration assistance and suggestions to help you realize the full potential of your system. Just pick up your Bizfon and dial ext. 299 to start your orientation session.
The Bizfon system is expandable up 12 lines and 16 extensions. System expansion involves "stacking" the Bizfon units together with a proprietary network cable system that allows the 2 units to act as one system.
The Bizfon allows you to change your extension settings yourself without having to call out a service technician! Simply start the settings menu, choose your own extension, then follow the voice prompted setup instructions.
The Bizfon works with all BizTouch (BT2 & BT3) feature phones, as well as with conventional analog telephones (home, cordless, and cell phones, as well as high range 2.4 GHz cordless) instead of proprietary digital phones, savings hundreds of dollars every time you add a new phone.
The BizTouch3 is a feature-enhanced phone when compared to the BizTouch2. BizTouch3 unique features over the BizTouch2 include: Visual line and extension display shows you which lines and phone extensions are is in use or available, 1 touch access to call forwarding, headset read jack connection built into the BT3 phone, self answering for inter-office calls, 20 person last number dialed, 20 number caller ID log. The BizTouch2 is a "blind" phone (no lights indicating line or extension use), an excellent easy to use basic telephone for a company that has the auto attendant answering setup and directing phone calls.
Both Modes provide DSS (direct station select) keys so you can see the status of other extensions and be able to dial them with one touch access. Line Appearance Mode is good for businesses that operate by employees picking up calls off of certain lines, i.e. "Bob ? there is a call for you on line 3" (multi-tenant or retail business communications). Line Mode gives you direct access to each line independently and immediately. The BizTouch3 Line Appearance gives you the flexibility to control lines based on your business needs. Call Appearance Mode is good for a single office or high call volume business. The BizTouch3 Call Appearance allows an individual to juggle multiple calls, and see the status of other employees' extensions before transferring calls.
If you need to see what lines telephone calls are coming in on or who is on their extension then you need a BizTouch3.
You may place an order through the Bizfon website www.bizfon.com or by calling our sales department at (603) 870-4400. You may also order from your local authorized Bizfon dealer. Please call us to find an authorized dealer in your area.
Orders are shipped via UPS ground (unless otherwise requested) and should arrive one day to within one week of the order being placed depending on your location
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Every Bizfon 680 sold direct is covered with these services: 30 days of free Customer Care Center support, One year return to factory - parts and labor. You can also purchase an extended warranty for $479 per year up to year 5 (see 5 year + warranty FAQ for more details) and provides you with peace of mind knowing you system is covered by replacement.
90 Day Limited Manufacturer's Warranty comes with purchase of either BT2 or BT3. At the time of purchase you are given the option to extend this warranty to 1 year from purchase date for $30. Limited Manufacturer's Warranty covers manufacturing defects. It does not cover wear and tear, water damage, or acts of god. There is no return on technical services or warranties purchased. The return policy for all Bizfon equipment is 7 days from purchase date item must be shipped back to Bizfon (customer pays for shipping) as well as a 15% re-stocking fee (minimum charge $35). Equipment must be in the same condition as when it was shipped.
If the core comes back in damaged condition, no refund will be given. Please make sure to package properly.
You may obtain service for your Bizfon phone system after the warranty has expired by calling our Customer Care Center, ext. 299 or (603) 870-4400 If do not have a current service plan there will be a charge for each call. Please call our BizCare customer service department for pricing to extend your warranty and service coverage.
Warranties on the 680 system are $479 for years 2-5. Years 5-7 the warranty cost is $599, and for any years 7+ $699.
All customer equipment returns are subject to a 15% restocking fee. On all customer returns, the customer must pay for shipping the product back, as well as the previous shipping charges from when the order was originally shipped.
Most of our customers install their Bizfon 680 system themselves. We also provide a professional Technical assistance to customers who want to self install.
Professional installation service is available for a single switch (6x8), as well as multiple switch systems. For more information please call Bizfon Customer Service at (603) 870-4400 The installation includes: pre-installation assessment via telephone, all necessary parts to adapt your existing wiring and connections to the Bizfon system, installation of the Bizfon 680 to incoming lines and telephones/devices, setup and configuration, verification that the system is fully functional.
RJ-11 jacks or RJ45 jacks. The Bizfon system is a modular system and ready to plug & play into your existing wiring.
Bizfon can service your system remotely while you have a BizCare Customer Service contract. This is one of the reasons we can keep our prices so low. If your system is not working correctly all you have to do is pick up your Bizfon and dial ext. 299 and you will be connected to our BizCare Customer Service department. So, you have direct access to a Customer Care Specialist simply by dialing 299 from any phone connected to your Bizfon system. The BizCare Customer Service Department can run diagnostics and attempt to fix your Bizfon unit(s), give you configuration assistance and suggestions to help you realize the full potential of your system, schedule routine backups of critical files and recordings at our secure site, overnight replacement of the Bizfon if needed, configure and test with saved back-up files and recordings. If you are unable to dial ext. 299 from the Bizfon system please call (603) 870-4400
Dialing ext. 299 from any phone in the Bizfon system will connect you to a Customer Care Specialist who can dial into our phone system via a built-in modem and service your unit. If you are unable to dial ext. 299 from the Bizfon system please call (603) 870-4400.
There is no regular maintenance that needs to be performed on your Bizfon phone system. However, we suggest that you do configuration you contact our BizCare service dept. for back-ups periodically in case of power failure, lightening etc. If you do not have a BizCare warranty there will be a fee for a system backup.
The Operator extension is a virtual extension that only rings physical phones if the forwarding is in place. It is possible that the forwarding has been removed on your Operator extension. Start the settings menu by lifting the handset and pressing 7, press 0 when asked which extension you would like, press 1 for call forwarding, and listen to the prompts. If you only want 1 phone to ring, choose 1 and type in the extension number. If you would like all phones or a list of phones to ring, choose option 3.
Reboot system (unplug power cord)
Dial 299 to have tech support dial in and remove ($95).
Check the outlet that the system is plugged into to verify that power is present. Reboot the system by unplugging the 680 from power for a few seconds, then plugging it back in. The system should boot up in approximately a few minutes. If, after 5 minutes or so, the system has not booted up and given the greeting "The Bizfon is ready", call Bizfon Customer Care at (603) 870-4400.
Connect your fax line to the next available blue port on the 680 Connect your fax machine to the next available yellow port on the 680 If the extension has been previously set up, reset the extension in General Settings Re-initialize the extension as a fax machine using the handset or speaker on the fax machine. If your fax does not have the phone option, plug in a BT2 or 2500 handset in to the jack to do the initial setup, being sure to choose fax when that option is offered. Then once the setup is complete, unplug the phone you used and plug the fax machine in to the jack.
To change the mode of your Biztouch 3, press and hold the mute button, then press Setup at the same time and release both. Use the up or down arrows until the screen shows Appearance. Press the button for the desired mode and press enter to save. Unplug the power and telephone cords, then plug them both back in and the phone will be in the new mode.
A hunt/rollover group means that calls to a single phone number will ring in one of several phone lines. For example, a telephone number 555-1212 could ring into a group of 10 lines. To use the Bizfon phone system you will need to have your phone lines arranged in a hunt/rollover group. To arrange the hunt/rollover group please call your local telephone company.
Key systems allow for the accessing of telephone lines by pressing a specific key (known as line appearance). PBX (Private Branch exchange) systems, because of the number of lines coming into the system, do not have direct line appearance. Usually the system is set up to dial a line access code such as 9 in order to make an outside call. The Bizfon phone system is a hybrid system. Depending on the type of phone(s) you are using the Bizfon can look like a Key (BT3 Line Appearance), PBX (BT3 Call Appearance and BT2) or a Hybrid (BT3 Line Appearance and BT2) system.
Telephone systems have very defined capabilities. Systems are equipped to handle a specific number of lines and telephone units (extensions). It is important when planning a new system that future expansion needs are taken into account. Please note that you may also include employees who work remotely in the system through virtual extensions.