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Core Systems Introduces the Rugged Cisco 8851 IP Phone: Unmatched Communication Reliability

Core Systems, a leader in rugged computing, proudly announces the launch of the Rugged Cisco 8851 IP Phone, setting a new standard for dependable communication in demanding industrial and military settings.

The Rugged Cisco 8851 IP Phone is designed to exceed expectations, boasting VoIP Class A certification and meeting the stringent requirements set forth by the Committee On National Security System (CNSS). With support for both Power over Ethernet (PoE) and AC-powered installations, this phone ensures uninterrupted communication even in the harshest conditions.

Key features of the Rugged Cisco 8851 IP Phone include:

  • Full functionality comparable to the Cisco 8851, including essential features like “Hold,” “Mute,” and “Hands-Free” capabilities.
  • TSG Class A certification ensures on-hook security within sensitive areas, providing peace of mind in high-security environments.
  • Positive disconnect of transducers when on-hook or on-hold enhances security and privacy.
  • Mechanical isolation of Ethernet wire pairs minimizes Triboelectric noise, ensuring crystal-clear communication.
  • Sealed enclosure, keypad, and display protect against environmental contaminants, ensuring longevity and reliability.
  • Redesigned handset with locking mechanism facilitates mobile applications in rugged environments.
  • IP68 handset and headset connections, along with IP67 Mil-Spec RJ45 LAN connections, ensure robust connectivity in challenging conditions.
  • 5-inch TFT color display with 16-bit color depth delivers clear visuals, enhancing user experience.
  • Wide range of supported audio compression codecs and compatibility with H.323 and Microsoft NetMeeting offer versatility in communication.
  • Network settings assignable via DHCP or static configuration for simplified setup.
  • Acoustic noise cancellation with full-duplex speakerphone ensures clear audio transmission in noisy environments.

The Rugged Cisco 8851 IP Phone undergoes rigorous testing, including MIL-810 and MIL-461D certifications, ensuring reliability and performance in the most demanding conditions. With environmental testing covering operational temperatures ranging from -4°F to +131°F, storage temperatures from -40°F to +158°F, and humidity levels from 10% to 95% (Non-Condensing), this phone is built to withstand extreme environments with ease.

“We are excited to introduce the Rugged Cisco 8851 IP Phone, offering unmatched communication reliability for military applications,” said Chris Schaffner, President at Core Systems. “The Rugged Cisco 8851 is MIL-810 and MIL-461D tested, making it the ideal solution for missions seeking dependable communication solutions in challenging environments.”

For more information about the Rugged Cisco 8851 IP Phone and other ruggedized solutions from Core Systems, contact us here.