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Phone connection for Lucent 854

I purchased a Lucent 854 to use at work. When I got it I realized it is set up to connect to 4 separate lines. What we have at work in 1 phone jack that has 3 separate lines in it. How can I hook up the Lucent phone to this and make it work? Do I have to separate the 3 lines then connect to the Lucent? Please email me at rjtazski@yahoo.com with any help you can give.
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Robert

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On the new lucent phone, you should have a connection on the back of the phone for Line 1/2 and line 3/4.
You should be able to plug the line cord from your jack into line 1/2 and those 2 lines should work . to get the 3rd line working, you will have to put line 3 on a second jack and plug that into Line 3/4. MAKE SURE THAT YOUR LINE CORD FROM THE WALL TO THE PHONE HAS 4 GOLD PENS ON THE PLUG.
The 2 inside pens on the plug is line 1 and the 2 outside pens are line 2.

Hope this helps.

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You can get a splitter for it which will then divide that one phone jack into 3 out or 4 out which ever you need. the only problem that you might run into is how close the phones might be to each other. Otherwise there isn't much other ways around it with only one phone jack.

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