Add-on Handset: The KX-TGA641 cordless handset is an add-on accessory for select Panasonic cordless phone systems. It is compatible with the KX-TC64xx series digital cordless
phones. 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.
DECT 6.0: The Panasonic KX-TGA641 uses DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications) 6.0 technology, which lets you move freely around your home with long range and clear sound.
Operating in the 1.9 GHz frequency range (1.92 GHz to 1.93 GHz), your phone will not conflict with other wireless devices such as computer routers, wireless keyboards, microwave ovens and other common
The cordless handset can double as a speakerphone for hands-free conversations. You can choose from six volume settings for the speakerphone.
The cordless handset features a
bright backlit 1.8" LCD screen. The display will show
lots of information, including Caller ID info, battery strength,
Caller List, Phone Book, plus the Feature Menu. You can adjust the
contrast of the LCD from 1-6.
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 three ringer
volume settings for the cordless handset. In
addition, the handset has three ring tones and four ring melodies to choose from.
The cordless handset has a sub-mini (2.5mm) jack on the side for an optional
headset. Panasonic recommends (headsets) KX-TCA60,
KX-TCA86, KX-TCA92, KX-TCA93, and KX-TCA94.
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.
Call Waiting Caller ID:
If you subscribe to both Call
Waiting and Caller ID, when talking on the phone as another call comes in, the
second caller's name and phone number will be displayed.
Call Block: If you subscribe to Caller ID, you can enter the phone numbers (up to 30) from which you do not want to receive calls. You can also block calls without a phone number, including those that
show "Out of Area", "Private Caller", or "Long Distance".
The unit can record information for up to 50 different callers and store this information in the Caller List, including 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 Phone Book, or deleted.
Shared Phone Book:
You can store up to 50 names and phone numbers into the shared Phone Book. Any handset registered to the base unit can use the shared phonebook, however only one person can access the shared phonebook
at a time. The directory names are sorted
alphabetically. You can enter names up to 16 characters, and enter phone
numbers up to 32 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
You can review a list of the last five numbers dialed, then call any of those
Alarm: You can set one of 2 different alarms (once or daily) at a time for each registered handset. You can choose an alarm sound from 3 tones and 4 melodies.
Mode: You can select a period of time during which the handset will not ring for outside calls. This is useful for time periods when you do not want to be disturbed, such as while sleeping. The
Silent Mode can be set for each handset independently. In the menu, you can turn the Silent Mode on and off, and set the start and end time of the Silent Mode.
This system features both a Mute
key and a Hold feature on the cordless handset and base. If you wish to
temporarily mute the conversation, you can mute the handset so the other party
cannot hear you, but you can still hear the other party. You can put the call on
Hold for up to 10 minutes. After 9 minutes, the handset will sound an alarm
tone, after another minute, the call is disconnected.
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).
Conference Calls: Up to 2 handsets can have a conference call with an outside party.
If you are using the cordless
handset in an area with interference, you can improve the sound quality by
turning on the Clarity Booster feature. During and outside call the Clarity
Booster turns on automatically when needed. You can also turn it on and off
manually as needed. Use of the Clarity
Booster will shorten the battery life.
Battery Information: The handset comes with two "AAA"-sized, HHR-65AAABU rechargeable
Nickel-Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) batteries. Ni-MH batteries do not develop the
"memory" effect like many Nickel-Cadmium (Ni-Cad) rechargeable batteries do. You can also use other brands of rechargeable "AAA" Ni-MH batteries, if desired. (Capacity and charging times may
vary with other brands.) Specifications for the supplied batteries are:
- Initial Charge Time:
- Battery Talk Time: approximately 5 hours continuous use (3 hrs with Clarity Booster feature on)
- Battery Standby Time: approximately 11 days
Wall Mounting: The charger can be wall-mounted using the integrated keyhole slots.
Dimensions: The handset has the following dimensions:
|Handset on charger