snom has released the D7 expansion module which is compatible with Skype for Business & Lync.
- 18 Buttons with color presence
- Backlit Mono display for Contact Names
- Colors are clearly Red, Green & Yellow
- USB pairing means very simple pairing process
- Daisy chain up to 3 D7’s for total of 54 buttons
- coming Aaailability in grey and black
- my D7 is black color (whereas older 7xx are grey)
- Does not display the Skype4B/Lync presence text (“In a Call”, “In a Meeting” etc)
Video Review of snom D7 Expansion Module
Color presence buttons and mono backlit display
The D7 doesn’t physically latch to 7xx phone (at this time, a latch is coming see below), it just sets beside it.
D7 beside snom 7xx
Back view: Non replaceable USB cord, USB plug and power plug. (the power cord is only used on the middle of 3 snom D7
documentation indicates 2 colors (grey & black) click here
The snom D7 is very easy to pair with a snom 7xx phone, just plug the standard USB into the host snom 7xx phone. Performance seems very snappy.