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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
OpenStage 15 G
OpenStage 5

The OpenStage phone family consists of the SIP 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 SIP

Common features

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

  • Standard based SIP support according to RFC 3261
  • 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 or OpenScape Deployment Service
  • Supported Codecs:
  • Full-duplex hands-free talking (except OpenStage 5 and OpenStage 20 E: open listening only)
  • AudioPresenceTM HD
  • 2 ports built-in Ethernet switch (except OpenStage 5)
    • OpenStage 15/20/20 E/40/60/80: 10/100 Mbit
    • OpenStage 20/40/60/80 G: 1000 Mbit
  • Tiltable display (except OpenStage 5 and OpenStage 15)
  • External applications integrated into phone user interface (OpenStage 60/80):
  • Keypad with 12 keys
  • Various housing colors and materials from model to model (ice blue, lava, silver blue metallic)

Hardware related differentiating factors


The phone OpenStage 5 has no display.

Display features OpenStage 15 OpenStage 20 OpenStage 40 OpenStage 60 OpenStage 80
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 5 OpenStage 15 OpenStage 20 OpenStage 40 OpenStage 60 OpenStage 80
Fixed function keys (Pushbuttons) - 5 (3 red LEDs)[1] 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] 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 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 +/- 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 1.4 No LED for call Drop/Release or Redial.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 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 OpenStage 40 OpenStage 60 OpenStage 80
Call handling tick.gif  tick.gif tick.gif (graphical) tick.gif (graphical) tick.gif (graphical)
Phonebook No No Personal phonebook
Directory access
Personal phonebook
Directory access
Personal phonebook
Directory access
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 (User/Admin) tick.gif (User/Admin) tick.gif (User/Admin) tick.gif (User/Admin/Applications) tick.gif (User/Admin/Applications)
Help - - - tick.gif tick.gif


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

Software/Firmware related differentiating factors

The telephony application provides a set of features and the connectivity to a set of SIP systems (proxies, application servers)

  • General overview on platforms / systems:
Platform Comment Details
OpenScape Voice IP-Softswitch V2.2 ... V7R1
Asterisk IP-Softswitch Phone SW >= V1 R5, Asterisk >= V1.4

For detailed interoperability information please check Software version and Interoperability sections on this page.
Connectivity to several VoIP providers is supported.
For configuration hints see the How To article.

It could be possible that particular function on the phone are not available or working.
This may be due the reasons that the communications platform does not feature this function, e.g."Direct pickup" is only available behind OpenScape Voice V3.1.

Supported Languages

See OpenStage SIP Supported Languages.

Supported Country Tones

See OpenStage SIP Supported Country Tones.


All OpenStage phones are shipped with a printed document (pdf.png  QRG OpenStage ML) providing brief instruction regarding installation and operation. For both user and administrators, a comprehensive and updated documentation is provided as PDF files.

Quick Reference Cards for OpenStage SIP phones can be found on the OpenStage Training portal page.

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

International (English)  English

Quick Reference Card

Quick Reference Guides

User Manuals



Deutschland  Deutsch

OpenStage Training

International (English)  English

Deutschland  Deutsch

Firmware / Software

The SIP 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 Partner Portal Web portal (login required).

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

Current software releases

The current application software of OpenStage 15/20/20E/20G, 40/40G, 60/60G, 80/80G SIP V3 is R1.50.0. Please have a look at OpenStage and Asterisk for additional information about software releases and features for Asterisk based solutions.

Version Release Release date Release note
V3 R3.3.9 xx/xx/2014 OpenStage SIP V3 R3.3.9


The support for this SIP version has been discon­tinued!
Version Release Release date Release note
V3 R1.50.0 28/02/2014 OpenStage SIP V3 R1.50.0
V3 R1.49.0 29/11/2013 OpenStage SIP V3 R1.49.0
V3 R1.44.0 30/08/2013 OpenStage SIP V3 R1.44.0
V3 R1.43.0 31/05/2013 OpenStage SIP V3 R1.43.0
V3 R1.41.0 01/03/2013 OpenStage SIP V3 R1.41.0
V3 R1.38.0 21/12/2012 OpenStage SIP V3 R1.38.0
V3 R1.35.0 05/11/2012 OpenStage SIP V3 R1.35.0
V3 R1.31.0 24/08/2012 OpenStage SIP V3 R1.31.0


The support for this SIP version has been discon­tinued!
Version Release Release date Release note
V3 R0.73.0 03/08/2012 OpenStage SIP V3 R0.73.0
V3 R0.68.0 11/06/2012 OpenStage SIP V3 R0.68.0
V3 R0.63.0 30/03/2012 OpenStage SIP V3 R0.63.0
V3 R0.61.0 17/02/2012 OpenStage SIP V3 R0.61.0
V3 R0.48.0 30/09/2011 OpenStage SIP V3 R0.48.0

The support for this SIP version has been discon­tinued!
Version Release Release date Release note
V2 R2.48.0 31/08/2012 OpenStage SIP V2 R2.48.0
V2 R2.47.0 26/01/2012 OpenStage SIP V2 R2.47.0
V2 R2.44.0 11/11/2011 OpenStage SIP V2 R2.44.0
V2 R2.41.0 26/09/2011 OpenStage SIP V2 R2.41.0
V2 R2.37.0 01/07/2011 OpenStage SIP V2 R2.37.0
V2 R2.30.0 30/03/2011 OpenStage SIP V2 R2.30.0

The support for this SIP version has been discon­tinued!
Version Release Release date Release note
V2 R1.28.0 11/04/2011 OpenStage SIP V2 R1.28.0
V2 R1.21.0 29/10/2010 OpenStage SIP V2 R1.21.0
V2 R1.20.0 15/10/2010 OpenStage SIP V2 R1.20.0
V2 R1.16.0 02/08/2010 OpenStage SIP V1 R1.16.0

Version Release Release date Release note
V2 R0.41.0 28/05/2010 OpenStage SIP V2 R0.41.0
V2 R0.30.0 29/01/2010 OpenStage SIP V2 R0.30.0
V2 R0.16.0 16/07/2009 OpenStage SIP V2 R0.16.0

Version Release Release date Release note
V1 R5.13.0 OpenStage SIP V1 R5.13.0
V1 R5.11.0 20/07/2009 OpenStage SIP V1 R5.11.0
V1 R4.23.0 29/05/2009 OpenStage SIP V1 R4.23.0
V1 R4.21.0 06/03/2009 OpenStage SIP V1 R4.21.0
V1 R4.19.0 28/11/2008 OpenStage SIP V1 R4.19.0
V1 R4.17.0 10/10/2008 OpenStage SIP V1 R4.17.0
V1 R4.14.0 22/08/2008 OpenStage SIP V1 R4.14.0
V1 R3.13.0 25/07/2008 OpenStage SIP V1 R3.13.0
V1 R3.12.0 20/06/2008 OpenStage SIP V1 R3.12.0
V1 R3.10.0 09/05/2008 OpenStage SIP V1 R3.10.0
V1 R3.7.0 29/02/2008 OpenStage SIP V1 R3.7.0
V1 R3.6.40 12/02/2008
V1 R3.5.0 3/12/2007
V1 R3.3.7 31/10/2007
V1 R3.2.15 10/10/2007
V1 R2.8.9 26/10/2007
V1 R2.6.4 14/09/2007
V1 R2.5.10 20/08/2007
V1 R0.12.2 15/06/2007
V1 R0.11.0 08/05/2007

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

Interoperability Matrix

For detailed interoperability information please check OpenStage SIP interoperability matrix.

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.

EULA and Open Source Software

For the EULA please have a look to following table

For Open Source Software used in OpenStage please have a look to following table

See also

Show SIP related | Show HFA related | Show TDM related