A Very good phone system - worth the money
I bought this system as a replacement largely because we were converting to the NBN and I had no means of providing a second phone on the first floor through NBN. I was also looking for a phone system with extended range as we have a fairly large house.
I have had Uniden products before and they have never let me down so I figured another one would have to be good, and I was right!
The system was really easy to set up and it plugged into my NBN modem easily.
The 5135 features a few really nifty ideas - for example you can connect your mobile...
Uniden cordless home phone. What is not stated on the box
I went shopping for a replacement cordless home phone and thought i would upgrade the features but go for the same brand as before eg uniden. After browsing the display shelves i decided on the uniden xdect 5135 + 1. The printing on the box appeared to say all of the right things eg dual mode bluetooth to connect my mobile and the big plus " intergrated digital answering machine". Most of my friends are getting rid of their land line phones and are just using their mobiles . So they could call anytime i thought the answering machine function wo...uld be a big plus. After setting it up with my personal voice message i decided to use my mobile and leave a message. Guess what.No message. After much frustration i find in the hand book (page 35) a single line comment. " the answering machine works with landline calls only". I phoned uniden help desk only to have that point confirmed and to be advised none of their phones are able to record messages from mobiles. How silly in a world where mobile phone usage is huge. Also false advertising by uniden not to have this displayed somewhere on the outside of the box.
ProductReview.com.au has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence our content moderation policies in any way, though ProductReview.com.au may earn commissions for products/services purchased via affiliate links.