Direct Station Select A button on a phone system endpoint used to directly dial a person or extension associated with that button.
Direct Station Select. This is a piece of equipment that is usually attached to the operator's phone set. This unit then allows the operator to call or transfer a call to a particular extension with one touch of the button. In most cases this equipment also has lights that show what is happening at each extention (busy, on hold, etc.)
Direct Station Selection. Ability to call any station within a PBX by means of a single pushbutton associated with that station number. A DSS panel is usually part of an attendant console.
See Direct Station Selection.
Direct Station Select. This function (typically a set of buttons) allows the operator to call or transfer a call to a particular extension with a single keypress.
Direct Station Selector. A unit which fits alongside a telephone to turn it into an operator console. Typically containing a large number of programmable buttons which can be used to call and to indicate the status of extensions (stations).
A feature of the system that allows connection of an outside call to a station by using one button on the console.
Direct Station Selection. Access another station with one key press, and view who is already on the phone. (see BLF). Usually a free standing phone unit. Some phones have DSS keys.