OpenStage HFA

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OpenStage 80
OpenStage 80 G
OpenStage 60
OpenStage 60 G
OpenStage 40
OpenStage 40 G
OpenStage 20 E
OpenStage 20
OpenStage 20 G
OpenStage 15

The OpenStage phone family consists of the HFA phones shown on the right.

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 (except OpenStage 15)
  • External applications integrated into phone user interface:
  • 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 15 OpenStage 20 (order stop) OpenStage 40 OpenStage 60 OpenStage 80 (order stop)
Color Monochrome Monochrome Monochrome 16 bit depth 16 bit depth
Size 205x41 pixel 205x41 pixel 240x128 pixel 320x240 pixel (QVGA) 640x480 pixel (VGA)
Diagonal N/A N/A 5.1" 5.7" 6.4"
Lines 2 (24 characters) 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 15 OpenStage 20 (order stop) OpenStage 40 OpenStage 60 OpenStage 80 (order stop)
Fixed function keys (Pushbuttons) 5 (3 red LEDs) 9 (5 red LEDs)[1] 10 (6 red LEDs)[1] 6 (5 blue LEDs)[1] 6 (5 blue LEDs)[1]
Freely programmable keys 8 (keys with red LEDs and paper lables)[2] 0 6 (touch keys with red LEDs)[2] 8 (touch keys with blue LEDs)[2] 9 (touch keys with blue LEDs)[2]
Mode keys (touch keys) 0 0 0 6 (blue LEDs)[3] 6 (blue LEDs)[3]
Optical call alert - - Red LED Blue LED Blue LED
Volume adjustment via +/- keys via +/- keys via +/- keys via TouchSlider[4] via TouchSlider[4]
Navigation element 3 navigation keys 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 2.3 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 15 OpenStage 20 (order stop) OpenStage 40 OpenStage 60 OpenStage 80 (order stop)
Call handling tick.gif tick.gif tick.gif (graphical) tick.gif (graphical) tick.gif (graphical)
Phonebook No System phonebook System phonebook Personal phonebook
Directory access
System phonebook
Personal phonebook
Directory access
System phonebook
Call log / history tick.gif tick.gif tick.gif tick.gif tick.gif
Mailbox tick.gif tick.gif tick.gif tick.gif tick.gif
Menu tick.gif (Service) tick.gif (Service) tick.gif (Service) tick.gif (Service/User/Admin) tick.gif (Service/User/Admin)
Help - - - tick.gif tick.gif


Interfaces OpenStage 15 OpenStage 20 (order stop) OpenStage 40 OpenStage 60 OpenStage 80 (order stop)
Bluetooth V2.0 - - - tick.gif tick.gif
Headset jack (121 TR9-5) - - tick.gif tick.gif tick.gif
USB Master - - - 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.

Quick Reference Cards

Quick Reference Cards help users become acquainted with the core functionality of their OpenStage phones. Open the PDF in your web browser, or download it directly to your PC.

Print out the Quick Reference Card and put it under your phone for a quick lookup of a desired function.

To get a high-quality printed version of this Quick Reference Card, please contact your local sales partner. The Quick Reference Cards can be ordered at our KOMM Shop too (language can be changed in the shop).

Phone Software International (English)  Quick Reference Card Deutschland  Schnelleinstieg
OpenStage 40
Plattforms: OpenScape 4000
HiPath 4000
pdf.png  QRC OpenStage 40 HFA
zip.png  Graphic Sources
pdf.png  QRC OpenStage 40 HFA
OpenStage 60/80
Plattforms: OpenScape 4000
HiPath 4000
pdf.png  QRC OpenStage 60/80 HFA
zip.png  Graphic Sources
pdf.png  QRC OpenStage 60/80 HFA

Other Documentation

symb-docu.gif More documentation in further languages for OpenStage telephones can be found on

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 Unify technicians or by official Unify Partners. Customers with self-care contracts will have access to SW within the Partner Portal Web portal (login required).

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

  • using FTP method.
  • using Deployment Service (HiPath DLS V7 R3.20.0 necessary).
  • using WBM phone interface.

Current software releases

The actual Application software is OpenStage 15/20/40/60 HFA V3 R0.40.0.

Version Release Release date Release note
V3 R0.40.0 11/17/2017 OpenStage HFA V3 R0.40.0
V3 R0.39.4 09/27/2017 OpenStage HFA V3 R0.39.4
V3 R0.39.2 08/08/2017 OpenStage HFA V3 R0.39.2
V3 R0.39.0 04/28/2017 OpenStage HFA V3 R0.39.0
V3 R0.36.0 10/04/2016 OpenStage HFA V3 R0.36.0
V3 R0.35.0 05/31/2016 OpenStage HFA V3 R0.35.0
V3 R0.33.1 02/25/2016 OpenStage HFA V3 R0.33.1
V3 R0.33.0 02/03/2016 OpenStage HFA V3 R0.33.0
V3 R0.28.0 09/29/2015 OpenStage HFA V3 R0.28.0
V3 R0.23.3 08/12/2015 OpenStage HFA V3 R0.23.3
V3 R0.23.1 04/13/2015 OpenStage HFA V3 R0.23.1

To get an overview of all release notes for the OpenScape Desk Phone IP (HFA) and 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.

See also

Show SIP related | Show HFA related | Show TDM related