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Nice little budget unit, shame about the faults - possible return
on 9 January 2016
Product arrived within the timeframe previously advised, in good condition, with the external packaging intact.
Instructions good, easy to assemble and set-up. Comes with separate mains adapter.
Pros :- Compact, lightweight base, with a good sized, weighted and balanced handset, with a good keypad, well-sized and easily read keys with a good "Positive return" action, and a compact and easy-to-read LCD panel which has good contrast at the standard setting. Intuitive and easy to program telephone and answerphone functions (Hierachicial Menu system) using the keypad and menu options and the results of changes displayed on the screen. Incoming and outgoing audio is OK, using either the handset or hands-free operation.
Cons: No battery-back-up.
Handset cord too short.
LCD Display not tiltable or backlit (Although LCD display is much more readable than the battery powered, non-answerphone Décor models).
Limited built-in ringtones. skewed towards Asiatic tastes (Built in China) and no gentle, UK type, warble or ability to install ringtones.
Possible design fault with power adapter (Supplies 500ma @ 6v) - Change in "White Noise" tone in handset earpiece when dial key
Dialling fault, whereby, with the handset raised, on first key depression, the telephone does not seize the outgoing line and dialling-tone continues to sound whilst other keys are pressed - only resolved by "Clearing down" the line several times in succession using the handset switch - this may be a problem with my domestic telephone providers equipment (Twisted pair copper shared with broadband).
To date, poor quality on incoming recorded messages - poorer than I would have expected. Outgoing recorded message was clear as a bell on my mobile.
Possible fault with the Answerphone, date of message reported on message playback are randomly wrong - power adapter problem ?
I think the Décor models being sold here are end-of-line and perhaps not originally destined for the UK market ?
If I'm unable to resolve these problems the unit is going to be returned.