Volume fades away mid conversation
My Mum and Dad have this model. When I'm talking to them on the phone, the volume at their end starts off fine and then seems to fade away mid conversation to the point where they can't hear me when I'm shouting into my phone. It's very annoying and am looking at replacing their phone with another brand.
Purchased in June 2019.
One of the most useful devices I've owned.
My review on the Uniden DECT1635 explains why I've got the Panasonic.
The Panasonic works reliably, has good sound and connect volume. The phone book holds 50 numbers and can be accessed from any handset. This is more than enough - my household has no mobile coverage so we rely on the landline, the Panasonic does the job admirably.
It has a base station and two other handset stations. Perfect for one upstairs, one downstairs and one out in the workshop. The phone works some distance from the house - I haven't got to its limit yet but ha...ven't tried too hard. Suffice to say I live on a rural property so I reckon the coverage for a suburban block would be fine. In the city you could probably take a handset with you if you drop over to the neighbour's place for a cuppa. The units look good with a small footprint and long battery discharge time. There's an intercom function where you can put a call through to another handset. Handy when Mum's in the workshop fixing the mower deck and Dad takes the call in the kitchen. Some of the controls are not intuitive so don't lose the manual. For example setting up the answering machine is a bit tricky, while others, like the speed dial function, are a dream. This is the only drawback to the Panasonic I can find and even then it's a bit picky because once it's set up you rarely have to change it.
Questions & Answers
How to increase the volume and CLARIFY the sound at the other end of the phone? It sounds so muffled. I have just bought the kx-tgc220als model (in Brisbane, Australia) and find it's very difficult to hear another party on the phone line. Any help most gratefully received. :)
Sorry Moi,. don't know. I'm finding the sound quality is not particularly good. I didn't notice it at first because compared to previous cordless setups. this is better, But it's still not terrific. Very muddy sound.
Is the second phone on its own in a charger that can be away from the first phone, say plugged into power in another room?
Yes. That’s the good thing. The handsets connect by dedicated radio signal. Once you get used to them you can pretty much do anything on the system from any handset.
is this phone wall mounted
Hey Roger no it's not wall mounted. One of its drawbacks.
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