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Cordless (DECT) Phones

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We can now offer native cordless DECT phones on the University phone system. The system comprises of two components: A DECT base station and a DECT handset. There is no need for an ATA or a VG224 port.

DECT Access Point

The DECT base stations are quite small (3" x 3" x 1") units designed for wall mounting. They connect into the voice network and can be powered either through their network port or via a separate power unit.

The access point provides coverage across a large area. In trials, the coverage has been much greater than that of consumer DECT base stations. Just like a WiFi access point, the exact coverage range will depend on the nature of the building. A single access point can support multiple handsets at once.

You can deploy multiple DECT access points across a location, and providing there is sufficient signal overlap, a user can roam across access points with no loss of call.

DECT Repeater

A DECT repeater works in conjunction with a DECT access point to increase the signal range for an access point. The repeater has to be able to "see" (via radio) an existing DECT access point. Repeaters are limited to either two or four concurrent calls. They are approximately half the price of a DECT access point. They require a 13A socket and NO network connection. (They do not support PoE)

DECT Handsets

We support three DECT handsets:

  • 7202
  • 7622
  • 7522

Feature Summary

Handset
Feature720275227622
Rugged Yes No Yes
Hands Free No Yes Yes
IP Ingress Rating None None IP64
Vibrate Alert No Yes Yes

Handset Phone Book Size

50 300 300

Ad-Hoc Conference Initiate

No Yes Yes

We do not support using consumer (Or other manufacturer's) DECT handsets on the system.

Handsets come with a desktop charger by default. Leather cases, belt clips, extra batteries and multi handset chargers are all available as options.

Pricing

 

Base
Station
7202 7522 7622
Approx. Cost
(Inc. VAT)
£POA £POA £POA £POA

We do not currently keep stock of the DECT products, so price is on application.

Handset prices include charging base station and power supply.

Prices are not exact and will vary. Please request a quote before submitting any orders.

Limitations

Two DECT handsets cannot share the same phone number. But a DECT handset can share a number with another Cisco handset (IP Phone, ATA, etc)