Panasonic KX-TA616. SMDR/CDR data format and connection settings


This data is being extracted with help of the "Advanced PBX Data Logger" software only. It may not applicable for other software titles.

Default configuration
baud rate 9600
data bits 8
parity none
stop bits 1
flow control hardware

Default programming code for panasonic is 1234 or 0000 or 9999.

KX-TDA Series : KX-TDA30 KX-TDA50 KX-TDA100 KX-TDA200

If you are willing to use the USB driver for call accounting you must be aware that the original Panasonic USB Driver does not supports this. There are thridparty commercial drivers that could do that. Please, google for it.

Open the KX-TDA Maintenance Console and go to:

Maintenance > SMDR

SMDR Type: TYPE C
Outgoing Call Print: Print
Incoming Call Print: Print
Intercom Call Print: Print
Log-in/Log-out Print: Print
ARS Dial (Automatic Route Selection): Dial after ARS Modification
CallerID Print format: Name + Number
DDI/DID Print format: Name + Number
Secret Dial: Print dialled number
Privacy mode: Print Dialled Number
Date Format: YY-MM-DD - named as international format

Maintenance > Miscellaneous

RS-232C: Baud Rate: 19200
RS-232C: NL Code: CR+LF
RS-232C: Word Length: 8bit
RS-232C: Parity Bit: None
Error Log Information Print: Print

System > Date & Time

Change the date and time to current ones.

KX-TD and KX-TA Series (newer)

Go to the main console (Extension 101) and put it to programming mode by moving the switch on the phone to programming position.
Press *#xxxx where xxxx if the password for programming. This is usually 1234 or 0000 or 9999. If you don't know the password then please contact the supplier.
[800] - RS-232C Communication Parameters: CR+LF, 9600, 8 bits, mark parity, 1 stop bit.
[801] - choose 0 (skip perforation)
[802] - incoming on and outgoing on
[803] - choose to print the speed dialing
[805] - choose account code report to be code or index.
[806] - choose English language reporting
move the programming switch to the original position

KX-TD and KX-TA Series (older ones)

The programming switch is located on the PBX unit - open the cover and you'll find it and move it to programming mode.
[23] - Duration time count star mode: instantly (can be configured in the software)
[24] - SMDR Communication Parameters: CR+LF, 1200 bps, 7 bits, mark parity, 1 stop bit, 66 lines per page, skip perforation 0.
[26] - Outgoing: ON, Incoming: ON
move the programming switch to the original position

Pinout and wiring

PBX (9 pin female) PC (9 pin female) PC (25 pin female)
2 3 2
3 2 3
4 6 5,6,8
5 5 7
6 4 20
7 8 -
8 7 20

Data items

DescriptionData typeColumn name
Call timestringCALL_TIME
ExtensionstringEXT
COstringTRUNK
PhonestringDIALED_PHONE
DirectionstringDIRECTION
Call durationdatetimeCALL_DURATION
Call duration (s)integerCALL_DURATION_S
AccountstringACC

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