The QX500 IP PBX is designed for offices with as many as 500 users. The QX500 can support up to 500 IP devices
and 80 concurrent calls. SIP trunking allows for the QX500 to connect directly to an ITSP with no additional equipment.
The QX500 includes a firewall and SIP Intrusion Detection for optimal security. E1, T1, FXO, ISDN BRI and FXS ports
can easily be provided using the Epygi QX Gateways.
|Additional IP phones with keys
|Ethernet LAN port (10/100/1000)
|Ethernet WAN port (10/100/1000)
|Audio In port
|Audio Out port
||3 (E1 mode), 4 (T1 mode)
All products are guaranteed a One Year Warranty and a Two Year Warranty for European Union customers. An additional Three Year Warranty is available for purchase.
Click here for more information about our product support and warranties.
NOTE: Customers can still purchase licenses for older Quadro products that are no longer available for sale.
Features Included with Your QX IP PBX
The following is the list for group of features available for free on your QX IP PBX product.
- Automatic Backup/Download of QX Configuration
- This feature provides automatic scheduled backup and download of QX's configuration to
the specified location or send via email.
- Automatic Firmware Updates for installed IP Phones
- This feature allows your QX to identify the firmware on each installed IP phone
(Aastra and Snom) and automatically load the proper firmware updates.
- Automatic QX Firmware Update
- This feature provides automatic notification or firmware update when the QX IP PBX new
SW becomes available on the Epygi Support Portal.
- CDR Tags for Billing
- CDR tags eliminates the need for hand-coding of invoices by department, etc.
- Daylight Savings Time Adjustment
- This feature allows your QX IP PBX to automatically adjust for daylight saving time.
- Custom Language support
- Your system's voice prompts and GUI pages can be configured to fit a variety of different downloaded languages.
- Enhanced System Logging Support
- The QX IP PBX's Graphical User Interface (GUI) has extensive logging utilities to assist
in gathering information for problem resolution.
- IP Phone Plug-and-Play
- Plug-and-Play allows for the list of supported IP phones to automatically acquire an extension and an IP line
on the system and auto-configure without you having to intervene.
- QXFXO4, QXISDN4, QXE1T1 and QXFXS24 Gateways Auto Configuration
- The Auto Configuration allows your QX IP PBX to detect and automatically configure ports
added via the QXFXO4, QXISDN4, QXE1T1 and QXFXS24 Gateways. The new ports appear in the IP PBX's Graphical User Interface (GUI).
- Remote IP Phone Support
- You can be remotely located from the QX IP PBX and can take advantage of the same features
as if you were in the office.
- Voicemail Setup via Phone
- This feature allows the voice-enabled wizard to guide you through setting up your personal recorded username,
password and voicemail greeting per extension.
- Auto Attendant
- The Auto Attendant feature is an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system that replaces a human operator and
directs calls to the appropriate extensions or voice mailboxes. It engages callers through pre-recorded or
synthesized audio prompts.
- Call Hunt
- Call Hunt allows incoming calls to sequentially ring several extensions so that the first available person
can answer the call.
- Call Pickup
- Call Pickup allows you to define pickup groups by grouping extensions together. Any phone in the building can
be used to answer a call that is ringing on another extension within the designated pickup group.
- Call Queue
- This feature allows incoming callers to be held in a queue while they listen to a customizable recorded message.
The caller will then be sent to voicemail or redirected to another extension if not answered in the defined
- Extension Status
- This feature allows a receptionist's phone to monitor multiple managers' phones and provide information on the
extension's status - off-hook, on-hook or ringing.
- Hot Desking
- Hot Desking allows an office with multiple workers using a single physical work station at different times to
log in to the handset and use it as their own extension.
- Multi-Company Receptionist
- The Multi-Company Receptionist feature allows one receptionist to answer calls from predetermined PSTN/IP lines,
each identified to a specific company, saving you time and money.
- Simultaneous Ring
- While covering several managers' extensions, this feature allows a receptionist's phone to ring simultaneously
with each extension, while showing which manager is being called through the caller ID.
- Call Hold
- Call Hold keeps one line "off hook" and connected while you make or receive a call on another line. You also
have the ability to take the original call off hold and resume the conversation.
- Call Park
- When a call is "parked," it is put on hold at a specific extension number to be resumed by someone on another
phone. That person can pick up the call by keying the displayed extension number. If no one is available to
take the call at the other location, it will "ring back" to the original extension alerting the person who
originally parked the call.
- Call Transfer
- Call Transfer enables you to forward incoming calls to another telephone or extension.
- Call Waiting
- Call Waiting alerts you that you have an incoming call on an engaged line, allows you to hold your current
call, take the second call and gives you the ability to switch back to the original caller.
- Three-Way Conferencing
- This conferencing feature allows the caller and two other parties to speak together on one connection.
- Call Blocking
- Call Blocking prevents calls from pre-selected numbers from ringing through. This feature gives you the
opportunity to avoid unwanted callers.
- Direct Transfer to a Voice Mailbox
- This feature allows a caller to be transferred directly to the voicemail of another user.
- Distinctive Ringing
- The Distinctive Ringing feature gives you the opportunity to program your IP phones to produce distinctive
ring tone sounds for identified callers and to categorize incoming calls made to direct lines (service,
sales, billing, etc.).
- Do Not Disturb
- This feature allows you to route all your incoming calls through the PBX directly to your voicemail. The
phone will no longer ring when this setting has been switched on.
- Hiding Caller ID
- This feature allows you to block your phone number from being identified by the call recipient.
- Auto Redial
- Callers who get a busy signal will be alerted if the line they are calling becomes available during a specified
period of time. A distinctive ring functions as an alert for when the call is connected. You only need to pick
up the phone to be connected to the number you were trying to reach.
- Call Paging
- Call paging allows you to dial into the overhead or external speakers of telephones in order to make voice
- Corporate Directory
- This feature provides incoming callers with the ability to scroll through a company Global Contact Directory
and dial the desired extension automatically.
- The Intercom feature allows for room-to-room communication via telephone sets with auto-answer on the
- Speed Dial
- Speed Dial gives you the ability to "save" frequently called numbers so that they can be easily dialed with an
assigned shortcut of digits.
Cost & Bandwidth Saving
- Call History
- The Call History feature gives you the ability to track and report call details (call recipient, length of call,
on-hold time, etc.) on incoming and outgoing calls per extension.
- Dial Plans (Call Routing)
- Call Routing allows calls to travel through a network along a pre-determined path to the end user. This feature
helps determine the least expensive way and/or least congested path to route a call. Incoming calls can also be
grouped according to area code and routed to specific customer service reps who manage different geographic regions.
- Time of Day Dialing
- Time of Day Dialing makes it possible for calls to be routed according to the time of day. This enables you to
pre-select where a call will be directed in regards to time.
RTP Streaming Channels
This feature allows on-hold party to listen to music streamed by the Epygi Media Streamer, which has the
ability to play MP3 files instead of the pre-recorded voice stored on your QX. This feature
gives you the ability to play different streams for each extension, to play very long audio files and allows the
playlist selection to be easily changed.
- Hold Music (".WAV" and ".MP3" Files Upload)
- The Hold Music feature allows callers to hear music or a recorded message while on hold or waiting for other
participants to arrive on a conference call.
- T.38 Fax, Fax Relay and Clear Channel Fax
- The T.38 fax relay standard permits faxes to be transported across IP networks between existing fax terminals.
A clear channel gives full use of the bandwidth for this purpose.
HotCall Add-In for Microsoft Outlook
The HotCall Add-In application works with Microsoft Outlook allowing incoming and outgoing calls to
be made within the native Outlook interface.
HotKeyCall is a Microsoft Windows software application, which allows PC users to dial telephone numbers directly
from their desktop on any application window (e.g. web-browsers, e-mail client, text documents, etc.). This can
be done by simply highlighting the number you wish to dial and pressing a predefined hot key sequence (e.g. Ctrl-Y).
QX Configuration Console (QCC)
The QX Configuration Console (QCC) application allows
you to centrally manage a network of QX units from a single desktop PC. The following QCC features
allow for efficient and convenient administration of the QX network:
- Automatic Login to QX Web Management
Allows for automatic log-in to the QX WEB server
Allows you to remotely initiate a system reboot
- Configuration Backup
Allows the network of QX units to be backed up and downloaded to your PC
- Configuration Restore
Allows a backup configuration file to be uploaded and restored on your QX units
- Firmware Update
Allows firmware files to be uploaded and installed on your QX units
- Legible Configuration File Upload
Allows configuration files to be sequentially uploaded to your QX units
- Language Pack Upload
Allows language packs to be uploaded to your QX units
System Security Software
- The System Security Software feature protects your IP PBX against external hackers, who could have the ability
to reconfigure your system through eavesdropping, Denial of Service (DoS) or Theft of Service (ToS). Not only
does the software prevent the above through internal protections, but each line also has the ability to be
password protected through the security system.
- Call Relay
- The Call Relay feature allows an external call to be relayed through your IP PBX box to an external line or vice
versa. This feature allows the call to be routed through one number, thus not revealing the private number of an
external phone line. This feature is especially useful when an employee is out of the office. The employee can
initiate the call on their cell phone through the internal line of the PBX as if they were in the office.
- Call Forwarding
- Call Forwarding allows you to program your PBX to automatically redirect incoming calls to another number -
a mobile phone or home phone for example.
- Find Me Follow Me
- The Find Me Follow Me feature permits employees to have calls track them down wherever they are. This QX
feature makes your employees more efficient, because it gives them the ability to handle office tasks from any
- Receive Notification of System Events via Text Message
- This feature gives you the ability to choose to receive notice of "events" (calls, voice mails, etc.) from
the PBX to your mobile phone in the form of a text message.
- Your IP PBX is capable of combining your voice, video and surveillance products in order to create one
integrated solution for your business. This surveillance feature allows you to receive 24/7 security updates to
your email, video phone, cell phone, etc. so you can maintain a secure environment for your employees and
visitors of your business.
- Unified Messaging
- Unified Messaging integrates different message types - voicemail, email, text messaging, fax - into a single
box that is accessible from a variety of devices, including your office phone, PC and cell phone.
- Voicemail is a centralized system of managing phone messages for a group of people. Voicemail allows you to receive,
answer and manage your phone messages from different locations, sometimes tailoring a response to different callers.
Licensable Features for Your QX IP PBX
The following is a list of advanced features that can be purchased as licensable items for your QX IP PBX product. By offering licensable features, Epygi gives you the ability to choose what you pay for instead of
being locked into a one-size-fits-all solution. These enhanced features can be added at any time during or after
your IP PBX purchase.
IP Phone Expansion Key
This phone expansion key enables up to 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128 or 256 additional local IP phone extensions on the
QX500. These additional key purchases can bring your unit to a maximum
of 500 total IP extensions.
Automatic Call Distribution (ACD)
Automatic Call Distribution (ACD) is a purchasable feature to support call center environments allowing for more
customizable call distribution management. Adding this feature to your IP PBX product will allow your system the
ability to be used as an IP call center. The following describes how ACD can distribute your calls in different
- All Agent Ringing — All of the Agents' phones will ring simultaneously with an incoming call.
- Round Robin — Each of the Agents' phones will ring sequentially until the call is picked up by an Agent.
- Longest Idle — The call is sent to the Agent who has been idle the longest since their last call.
- Less Busy During Last Half Hour — The Agent who has had the least talk time during the last 30 minutes
will receive the call.
- Random Hunting — Calls are routed to Agents at random.
- Skills — The Agent who has the highest composite skill grade will receive the call.
Epygi ACD Console (EAC)
The Epygi ACD Console (EAC) is a purchasable feature to enable the Web application used by call center agents,
supervisors and administrators for monitoring the queues and agents, watching the call statistics, updating the
agents' status, etc. EAC stores and formats the data and produces real-time information and statistical reports
on ACD activities. The EAC is an annually renewable license. The number of EAC licenses required is determined
by the number of ACD Agents and Supervisors that will be connected simultaneously to the system.
Attention: The EAC relies on ACD and works only if ACD is active. EAC expires and will need to be renewed annually.
For more details, click here.
Epygi Hotel Console (EHC)
The EHC is a licensable hotel application complementary to the QX IP PBX line of products from Epygi. Provides telephone control and
billing of telephone calls for hotel rooms, as well as supplementary functions such as room status, wake up calls, do not disturb
and management of minibar items.
Attention: EHC expires and will need to be renewed annually.
For more details, click here.
Three unique features are enabled when the Barge-In license is activated. Silent Monitoring, Agent Whisper and
Supervisor Barge-In are made available as enhanced features for authorized users on the IP PBX.
Silent Monitoring: Supervisors are able to listen in on calls by dialing *91+extension number with no audible
notification to the user or incoming caller.
Whisper Mode: Supervisors are able to listen in on calls and advise user on what to say to the external
caller. Supervisor's comments are only heard by the Agent. The Supervisor can activate Whisper Mode by dialing
*92+extension number. The user dialed will hear an audible tone to notify them that their Supervisor has joined
Supervisor Barge-In: ACD Supervisors are able to join established calls and have three-way calls by dialing
*93+extension number. All call participants will hear an audible tone to notify that another party has joined
The Auto Dialer feature allows you to automate outbound calls directly to your clients. The messages played to the
clients can be pre-recorded and updated regularly. The list to call can be created in any spreadsheet application
and exported to .CSV format. The clients contacted can be prompted to respond to the information with pre-set
options delivered by the automatic call. The Auto Dialer Expansion license is also available for purchase, and it
increases the number of concurrent outbound calls by one.
Call Recording is used to record all types of calls on the QX and store the recordings either locally on the
QX by using internal memory or on an external server. The QX500 can
support up to 48 ports of simultaneously recorded calls. The recording will start automatically as soon
as the call is established or it will be activated manually on the phone during the active call.
Audio Conference Bridge
Audio Conference Bridge is an integrated conferencing feature that allows your company to stay connected and current
around the globe. The QX500 can have a maximum of
48 audio conferencing ports with purchasable feature keys.
The number of available ports determines how many active users can be on the individual conference bridge at one time.
Video Conference Bridge
Audio conferencing has always been the method for group communication, especially for remote users. Today, video is
more affordable and offers an additional return on investment when addressing remote communication needs. The
ability to visually describe something, or determine moods and gestures, greatly increases the effectiveness of
This feature is available after activating the appropriate feature key, in addition to purchasing the Audio
Conferencing license. On the QX500, six user licenses can be
purchased for a total of 24 video conference participants in all active conferences.
The maximum total number of video and audio participants in all active conferences is 48.
Desktop Communication Console (DCC)
The Epygi Desktop Communication Console (DCC) is a Windows-based, desktop presence powered communication tool. This
productivity tool allows you to view the current status/presence of team members in their office, instantly click-to-dial
those users, open chat sessions, update your presence with pre-configured states and add custom text. Other
features include visual voicemail, call history, access to Outlook or LDAP directories and speed dial lists.
On the QX500, the basic user license allows for 20 watched
extensions, and the professional user license allows for 100 watched extensions.
3PCC Activation License
The QX PBX family has a full featured Application Programming Interface (API). With this feature,
applications can be designed to gain direct access to the IP phone system to enhance the feature offerings of this system.
iQall Mobile Toggling
Mobile Toggling is a licensable feature that allows users to alternate a call between their iPhone/Android and their desk phone
using iQall without the call being dropped.
In order to switch between a mobile phone and office phone, the user simply opens iQall and pushes the "toggle" button. The
QX IP PBX automatically redirects to call the owner's iPhone/Android and upon the user answering, then
switches that call from the desk phone to a cell phone without the person on the other end even noticing.
For more details, click here.
Download the iQall application for iPhone today from the
Apple Store or for the Android from the
Google Play Store.
Server System Redundancy Activation
The QX500 has the ability to be in a 1+1 redundancy design where a second
unit is running as an active standby unit. The primary QX500 will need to
have all of the required software licenses enabled.
The secondary standby QX500 will also need all duplicate software licenses
enabled, which will be included with the purchase of the System Redundancy Activation key.