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Meridian M8X24-DS System Problem - All handsets are blinking on all lines

I just got back from vacation and there had been a power outage down the street that affected our office. Our meridian M8X24-DS with flash is set up on a UPS, but the power was out for about 5 hours so the UPS drained. Now all handsets in our office are blinking on all lines and periodically ringing.We don't know if it is an actual call or the system acting up. If we choose a line, we can dial out, and people can dial in to the system attendent, but the blinking lines are driving us crazy. I checked with the phone company and there is no problem on their end.

I tried recycling the Meridian unit for about 5 mins. but when it came back online the same blinking occurred.

Any suggestions?

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  • medman Nov 26, 2007

    I don't have a backup software cartridge. Is there a way for me to wipe this cartridge clean and reprogram it?

  • medman Nov 27, 2007

    G-r-r-r-r. Thanks for the solution. Not what I wanted to hear. BTW., do you know of any better user manuals then the standard Northstar one that come with the unit?



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Sounds like a defective software cartridge
try a swap and see if flashing stops

Posted on Nov 26, 2007

  • Eugene Merritt Nov 27, 2007

    No backup on a computer or restore tools I guess you
    have to reprogram a new cartridge

  • Eugene Merritt Nov 27, 2007

    They used to offer updates on their website
    I am not sure ir they still do or not there should
    be an address on your manual near either the first or last



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