Eta 80 Iskra Ringing Telephone

Automatic telephone Iskra Eta 80 – ringing

The Iskra Eta 80 was first presented at Ljubljana's Electronics Fair in 1978 under the name of Olimpik. It was the work of the famous Slovene designer, Davorin Savnik, who received a number of awards for it. The model of the phone was made by Iskra's model maker Viktor Bančič. The telephone came in different colours and was mass-produced from 1980.

Year of production: 1986
Manufactured by Iskra, Kranj, Slovenia
Sound of ringing of Iskra Eta automatic telephone

Sound level: 83,5 dB

Sound recordist: Boštjan Troha
Photographer: Barbara Grilc
Video recordist: Barbara Grilc


3.8 MB
39 s
1 (Mono)
Sample rate:
Bit rate:
Bit depth:
48 kHz
768 kb/s
16 bit
84 dB

Recorded on April 7, 2014
Museum of Post and Telecommunications
Polhov Gradec, SLOVENIA
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