Geemarc AmpliDECT 295 Amplified Cordless Telephone with Answering Machine
If you find yourself straining to hear telephone conversations, then a handset offering adjustable amplified volume settings could help improve this. The Geemarc AmpliDECT 295 Amplified Cordless Phone with Answering Machine provides volume adjustment to help enhance your telephone use.
- Receiver Volume: Up to 30dB
- Ringing Volume: Up to 80dB
- Hearing aid compatible
- Answering machine
- Power cord
- Caller ID
What's Included with This Purchase?
The package contains the following items:
- 1 x Base station
- 1 x Cordless handset
- 1 x AC power adaptor
- 1 x NiMh rechargeable battery pack
- 1 x Telephone line cord
- 1 x User manual
How Loud Is This Amplified Telephone?
The AmpliDECT 295 Telephone has a fully adjustable volume from a normal receiver to an extra loud 30dB, which is approximately three times louder than a standard telephone. Moreover the ringing volume is adjustable on both the handset and the base. The ringer on the handset can be turned up to 75dB, while the base can be as loud as 80dB.
How Easy to Use Is the AmpliDECT 295?
The Geemarc Amplidect 295 Telephone is designed for users who might find it difficult to remember to press a button whenever they pick the phone up from the cradle. This is why the Amplidect 295 comes with the option to set the handset to "auto answer", in which case you can answer a call by simply picking the phone up from the charging cradle or the base station.
If the handset is not on the charging cradle, however, you need to press either the green button or the speaker button to answer a call. Pressing the button twice activates the speakerphone.
Is the Screen Backlit?
Yes, the screen of the AmpliDECT 295 is backlit. The white backlight makes it easier to see for individuals with visual impairments.
Does It Include an Answering Machine?
During those occasions when you're away from your home, the built-in answering machine enables callers to leave messages for you to listen to later. The recorded messages can provide reassurance that you will never miss any important messages again.
How Is This Amplified Telephone Powered?
The telephone base needs to be connected to mains. The cordless handset runs on one rechargeable battery, which need to be charged in order for them to work. The range of the cordless handset is 50 metres inside your house.
Does the Phone Light Up When Receiving a Call?
When an incoming call is detected, the red LED light at the top of each handset will illuminate. This light brightly and steadily flashes, clearly signifying that a call is on the line.
Who Is This Amplified Telephone Suitable For?
The AmpliDECT 295 Amplified Cordless Telephone can be kept in its cradle when not in use to help ensure that it is not misplaced. This will be useful if you suffer from memory difficulties or would struggle to quickly locate the phone when it rings. Due to the cordless nature of the phone, you will also have the option to carry it with you around your home, receiving up to eight hours of continuous talk time.
The ability to move the handset between rooms will be ideal for when you are waiting for a phone call but don't want to remain seated by the cradle. It also allows you to walk about while taking calls. You can even take the phone into your bedroom at night for peace of mind that it will be within easy reach should you need to make or receive any urgent calls.
How Many Additional Handsets Can I Connect?
The AmpliDECT 295 Amplified Telephone can be connected with up to four additional handsets. This includes:
Alternatively, you can opt for the Twin Pack, which already includes one additional handset, providing a total of two cordless handsets.
Can I Set A Distinct Ring for Each Caller?
Yes, you can set a different ring for each caller in your phonebook, allowing the user to easily identify the caller from the ring alone. Each AmpliDECT 295 handset features five standard rings and five polyphonic rings, while the base itself features five standard rings. This provides plenty of room for customisation to ensure important numbers can have a distinct ring.
How Easy to Set Up Is This Amplified Telephone?
To set up the AmpliDECT 295 Amplified Telephone, you first need to connect the corded base station. To do so, you need to connect the power adaptor into the mains, and the telephone line cord into a telephone jack or a DSL filter.
Then, install and charge the handset battery. Once you've inserted the rechargeable battery (included), charge the handset by placing it face forward in the charger.
You can learn more about how to install the AmpliDECT 295 Amplified Telephone by viewing the user manual linked below:
|User Manual |
Does This Phone Include Silent Mode?
Yes, you can set the handset to silent mode. To do so, press and hold the # key, which will turn the ringer off. When the phone is in silent mode, press and hold the same key to turn the ringer back on.
- Standby Time: Approximately 4 days
- Talk Time: Approximately 8 hours
- Frequency: 1.88GHz to 1.9GHz
- Phonebook Memory: Up to 50 numbers
- Answer Machine Memory: 15 minutes
- Menu Languages: 16
- Handset: 172 x 55 x 25cm
- Base: 136 x 91 x 105cm
- Indoor: up to 50m
- Open field: up to 300m