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os20-p.jpg os40-p.jpg
OpenStage 20 E
OpenStage 20
OpenStage 20 G
OpenStage 40
OpenStage 40 G
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OpenStage 60
OpenStage 60 G
OpenStage 80
OpenStage 80 G

The OpenStage phone family consists of the HFA phones:

The G means that these phones have a 1000 Mbit Ethernet switch, phones with an E suffix have no full-duplex handsfree talking (open listening is available).

Phone range

Example of an administration settings screen on OpenStage 80 HFA

Common features

The OpenStage family have a wide common feature set (listed below) and additional features per model (specified for each phone model).

  • Power over Ethernet (PoE) IEEE 802.3af or external power supply (EU, US and UK power adapters)
  • Computer Telephony Integration (CTI) / Third party call control
  • Remote administration via Web-based management, HiPath Deployment Service or XML files
  • Supported Codecs:
  • Full-duplex hands-free talking (except OpenStage 20 E: open listening only)
  • 2 ports 10/100Base-T built-in Ethernet switch (except OpenStage 20/40/60/80 G: 1000 Mbit Ethernet switch)
  • Tiltable display
  • External applications integrated into phone user interface:
    • XML API (OpenStage 60 and OpenStage 80; coming soon)
    • JAVA VM (OpenStage 60 and OpenStage 80; coming soon)
    • SDK Software Development Kit (OpenStage 60 and OpenStage 80; coming soon)
  • Keypad with 12 keys
  • Various housing colors and materials from model to model (ice blue, lava, silver blue metallic)

Hardware related differentiating factors


Display features OpenStage 20 OpenStage 40 OpenStage 60 OpenStage 80
Technology LCD LCD TFT TFT
Color Monochrome Monochrome 16 bit depth 16 bit depth
Size 205x41 pixel 240x128 pixel 320x240 pixel (QVGA) 640x480 pixel (VGA)
Diagonal N/A 5.1" 5.7" 6.4"
Lines 2 (24 characters) 6 (Graphics) Graphics Graphics
Tiltable tick.gif tick.gif tick.gif tick.gif
Backlit - tick.gif tick.gif tick.gif


Keys and LEDs features OpenStage 20 OpenStage 40 OpenStage 60 OpenStage 80
Fixed function keys (Pushbuttons) 7 (5 red LEDs)[1] 8 (6 red LEDs)[1] 6 (5 blue LEDs)[1] 6 (5 blue LEDs)[1]
Freely programmable touch keys 0 6 (red LEDs)[2] 8 (blue LEDs)[2] 9 (blue LEDs)[2]
Mode keys (touch keys) 0 0 6 (blue LEDs)[3] 6 (blue LEDs)[3]
Optical call alert No Red LED Blue LED Blue LED
Volume adjustment via +/- keys via +/- keys via TouchSlider[4] via TouchSlider[4]
Navigation element 3 Ways navigator 5 Ways navigator TouchGuide TouchGuide
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 No LED for call Drop/Release or Redial.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Thereof one can be a Shift Key 2 levels.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Thereof 2 (Call Log and Message Waiting) with additional white LED to display status changes.
  4. 4.0 4.1 With blue/white LEDs.

Built-in applications

Application OpenStage 20 OpenStage 40 OpenStage 60 OpenStage 80
Call handling tick.gif tick.gif (graphical) tick.gif (graphical) tick.gif (graphical)
Phonebook System phonebook System phonebook Personal phonebook
Directory access (LDAP)
System phonebook
Personal phonebook
Directory access (LDAP)
System phonebook
Call log / history tick.gif tick.gif tick.gif tick.gif
Mailbox tick.gif tick.gif tick.gif tick.gif
Menu tick.gif (Service) tick.gif (Service) tick.gif (Service/User/Admin) tick.gif (Service/User/Admin)
Help No No tick.gif tick.gif


Interfaces OpenStage 20 OpenStage 40 OpenStage 60 OpenStage 80
Bluetooth V2.0 No No tick.gif tick.gif
Headset jack (121 TR9-5) No tick.gif tick.gif tick.gif
USB Master No No tick.gif tick.gif


All OpenStage phones are shipped with a printed document (pdf.png  QRG OpenStage ML) providing brief instruction regarding installation and operation.

symb-docu.gif Documentation in further languages, software and other downloads can be found on
Any comments to the files provided here?

International (English)  English

Deutschland  Deutsch

Firmware / Software

The HFA firmware provides encryption capabilities. Hence its distribution must follow legal requirements which do not allow unrestricted SW distribution via the Internet. The firmware is only provided by Siemens technicians or by official Siemens Partners. Customers with self-care contracts will have access to SW within the SEBA Web portal (login required).

The Application software of the OpenStage HFA phones can be transferred to the phone:

  • using FTP or HTTPS method.
  • using Deployment Service (HiPath DLS V1 R2.21.0 necessary).
  • using WBM phone interface.

Current software releases

The actual Application software is OpenStage 20/40/60/80 HFA V1 R3.25.0.

Version Release Release date Release note
V1 R3.25.0 17/08/2009 OpenStage HFA V1 R3.25.0
V1 R3.24.0 10/08/2009 OpenStage HFA V1 R3.24.0
V1 R3.15.0 31/03/2009 OpenStage HFA V1 R3.15.0
V1 R3.10.0 19/01/2009 OpenStage HFA V1 R3.10.0
V1 R3.6.0 21/11/2008 OpenStage HFA V1 R3.6.0
V1 R1.4.0 07/03/2008 OpenStage HFA V1 R1.4.0
V1 R1.2.17 07/03/2008 OpenStage HFA V1 R1.2.17
V1 R1.1.14 07/03/2008 OpenStage HFA V1 R1.1.14
V1 R1.0.212 26/02/2008
V1 R1.0.210 18/01/2008
V1 R0.1.41 29/11/2007
V1 R0.1.17 24/10/2007

To get an overview of all release notes for the OpenStage HFA family see the history of all Release Notes.

Interoperability Matrix

For detailed interoperability information please check OpenStage HFA interoperability matrix.


Screen Saver

Downloads your individual pictures in the phones to be used in screen saver mode (similar to an electronic picture frame).

Individual Ringer tones

Downloads your favorite ringer tones in the phones (Formats: MP3, WAV, MIDI). Here are some examples for MP3 ringtones (Pop, Rock, Latin, Reggae, Jazz): zip.png  OpenStage Ringertones.

OpenStage Manager

The OpenStage Manager is a comprehensive and powerful tool for your OpenStage 60 and OpenStage 80 telephone. The main function of the OpenStage Manager is to serve as an interface between your phone and PC, thus enabling convenient phonebook editing on your PC. OpenStage Manager allows you to synchronize contacts in Microsoft Outlook with the contacts in your telephone.

Mass deployment

See Mass Deployment.

Add-On devices, Adapters and Accessories

See OpenStage Accessories.

External links

See also

Show SIP related | Show HFA related | Show TDM related