The IP Conference Phone 8831 from Cisco is a simple, scalable solution that meets the challenges in most rooms used for conference calls. It provides flexible deployment options and expansion by using extension wired or DECT microphones with a daisy-chain configuration of two units. The Cisco 8831 has an industrial design with enhanced ergonomics that puts the user first. It offers a detached control panel so that the display may be easily viewed without having to move the entire unit. It also provides easy view of device mute status from all sides.