Add-on Handset: The KX-TGA680 cordless handset is an add-on accessory for select Panasonic cordless phone systems. It is compatible with Panasonic KX-TG6840-, KX-TG6870-, KX-TG7840-, and KX-TG7870-series Digital Cordless Answering Systems. It is not a stand-alone phone. It must first be registered to the base unit of the cordless phone system before it can be used.
A total of six handsets can be registered the phone system's base unit.
DECT 6.0 Plus with Range Boost: DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless
Telecommunications) operates in the 1.9 GHz
frequency range, which means the phone systems will not conflict with other wireless devices such
as computer routers, wireless keyboards, microwave ovens and other common
household devices. DECT 6.0 Plus with Range Boost provides an 80 times increase in signal
correction resolution over conventional DECT 6.0 handsets, and better talking
quality over a longer range.
1.8" Backlit LCD: The cordless handset features a backlit
1.8" Full-dot Mono LCD screen with a resolution of 103 x 65 pixels. The handset
LCD displays Caller ID information, battery strength, Caller List, Directory,
plus the Function Menu table. Along the bottom, the functions for the two
handset soft keys are displayed.
Navigator Key: The navigator key on the handset is used to
navigate through menus and to select items shown on the display by pushing it
up, down, left, or right. You can easily adjust the receiver or speaker volume
by pressing the navigator key up or down as you talk.
Located below the LCD screen, three soft keys are provided for selecting functions
displayed directly above the keys. Functions displayed above the keys will
change depending upon the state of use.
You can select one of six ringer
volume settings or Off for the cordless handset. In
addition, the handset has five ring tones and five ring melodies to choose from.
Talking Caller ID: This unit is compatible with Caller ID
services offered by your telephone company. If you subscribe to Caller ID, the
caller's name and phone number will be displayed and recorded in the handset's
Caller List. In addition, the phone uses text-to-speech technology to announce
the caller's information between rings.
Call Waiting Caller ID: If you subscribe to Call Waiting
with Caller ID, when talking on the phone as another call comes in, the second
caller's name and phone number will be displayed.
Caller List: The unit records information for the last 50
callers and stores this information in the Caller List. The unit can show the
number of calls you missed. You can call back any number in the caller list.
Once a number is in the Caller List, it can be manually or automatically edited
(to add or remove area codes or prefixes), saved in the Directory, or deleted.
Shared Phonebook: All handsets registered to the base unit
can use the unit's phonebook. Up to 100 names and phone numbers can be stored in
the base unit's phonebook. You can enter names up to 16 characters, and phone
numbers up to 24 digits. A pause can be entered in the phone number if required
for dialing. Each pause is stored as one digit and the pause is approximately
3.5 seconds. The directory names are sorted alphabetically.
Redial List: You can review a list of the last five numbers
dialed, then call any of those numbers. Each redial list entry can have a
maximum of 48 digits.
Call Transfer/Intercom: If you have more than one handset registered to the phone, calls can be transferred from one handset to another handset.
You can also set-up a 2-way conversation between two handsets (intercom).
Privacy Mode: You can prevent users of other handsets from
joining your conversations by engaging the Privacy Mode in the Initial Setting
menu. To allow other users to join your conversation (call share), you can turn
the Privacy Mode off.
Any Key Talk/Auto Talk: The Any Key Talk feature allows you
to press any of the numeric keys, the * key, or the # key to answer a call. When
the handset is on the charger base, the Auto Talk feature allows you to answer a
call by simply picking up the handset. Auto Talk can be turned on/off in the
Volume Controls: You have the ability to adjust volume
levels for the handset (4 levels), the handset speakerphone (8 levels), and the
base speakerphone (8 levels).
Conference Calls: Up to 2 handsets can have a conference call with an outside party.
Battery Information: The phone comes with two "AAA"
rechargeable Nickel-Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) batteries for each cordless handset. A
Ni-MH battery doesn't develop the "memory" effect like many Nickel-Cadmium
(Ni-Cad) rechargeable batteries.
- Initial Charge Time: 7 hours
- Battery Talk Time: up to 10 hours continuous
- Battery Standby Time: up to 8 days
Wall Mounting: The charger can be wall-mounted using the integrated slots.
Dimensions: The handset has the following dimensions:
- Cordless Handset:
- Width: 1.865"
- Height: 6.589"
- Depth: 1.191"
- Battery Charger:
- Width: 2.851"
- Height: 1.681" (7.25" w/handset)
- Depth: 2.858"