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Understanding Cordless Phone Frequencies

Last Updated: Jun 21, 2018 09:58AM CDT
Here is a breakdown of how cordless telephones work, and what frequencies phones operate on, and what it all means:
FREQUENCY USUALLY EQUALS RANGE 
THE RANGE OF THE PHONE DEPENDS ON THE ENVIRONMENT

10 CHANNEL:  THE FIRST PHONES THAT UNIDEN MADE WERE A 10 CHANNEL PHONE WITH NO FREQUENCY.  IT OPERATED ON CHANNELS ONLY UP TO 49GHZ CHANNEL--BASIC PHONES. 
  • OLD MODELS INCLUDE: XC302, XC305, XC310, XC315, XC320, DX419, DX434, XC345.

25 CHANNEL: THE SECOND SERIES OF PHONES UNIDEN MADE  RAN ON A 25 CHANNEL NO FREQUENCY.  IT RAN ON CHANNELS ONLY. 
  • MODELS INCLUDE: DX3555, DX3565, DX4519,DX4534, DX719, DX8200, XCA2500, XC645.

900 MHZ ANALOG(NON-EXPANDABLE ): SOMETIMES KNOWN AS EXTEND A PHONES THIS WAS THE FIRST FREQUENCY USED BY UNIDEN. 
  • MODELS INCLUDE: DXI9862, DXI3862EWCI936, EXA915, EXAI378I, EXAI978, EXP376, EXI976, EXP91, EXI916, EXAI918.

900 MHZ DIGITAL(NON EXPANDABLE): THEN UNIDEN MADE THE DIGITAL SPEAD SPECTRUM(DSS) 900MHZ-IN WHICH CUSTOMERS LOVED THIS PHONE.  IT PROVIDED LONG RANEG AS WELL AS SECURITY OR PRIVACY. 
  • MODELS INCLUDE: EXT1965, EXT1865, EXS2060, EXS2050, EXS2010, EXL8901, EXL8900, EXLI8962,EXI8965,EXA8955.

2.4 GHZ(NON EXPANDABLE): UNIDEN WENT ON TO DELEVOP A LARGER FREQUENCY DUE TO SO MUCH HOME HOSPITAL EQUIPMENT RUNNING ON THE 900 MHZ FREQUENCY.
  • OLDER MODELS INCLUDE: DXI3286-2, DXAI3288-2, DXI388-2,
  • NEWER MODELS INCLUDE: DXI4286-2, DXAI4288-2, EXI4246, EXAI4248, EXP4240

2.4 GHZ DIGITAL(EXPANDABLE): UNIDEN MADE THE DIGITAL SPREAD SPETRUM(DSS) 2.4MHZ IN WHICH GAVE VERY GOOD RANGE AS WELL AS SECURITY/PRIVACY.
 
  • OLDER MODELS INCLUDES DCT5280, DCT5285, DCX520(EHS), TRU448, TRU4485, TRU446, TRU4465
  • NEWER MODELS INCLUDES DCT7488-2, DCT748-2, DCT746M, DCX700(EHS) DCT648, DCT6485, DCX640
 
5.8 GHZ (NON-EXPANDABLE):  UNIDEN MADE THE 5.8GHZ DUE TO THE FACT THAT SO MUCH INTERNET EQUIPMENT SUCH AS MODEMS RUN ON THE 2.4 GHZ FREQUENCY ; THIS WAS NOT A BETTER  FREQUENCY, JUST AN ALTERNATE ONE. 
  • MODELS INCLUDE: EXI5160, EXI5560, EXI5660, EXI8560, EXAI5180, EXAI5580, EXAI5680, EXAI8580,CXAI5198, CXAI5698, CEZAI998, DXAI5188-2, DXAI5588-2, DXAI5688-2, DXAI8580-2, DXI5186-2, DXI5586-2, DXI5686-2, DXI8560-2.

5.8 GHZ DIGITAL (EXPANDABLE):  UNIDEN CREATED A DIGITAL SPREAD SPECTRUM(DSS) 5.8GHZ TO INCREASE THE RANGE AND ALSO PROVIDE SECURITY AND PRIVACY. 
  • MODELS INCLUDE: TRU5885, TRU5865,TRU5860, TXC580(EHS), TRU8865, TRU8880, TRU8885, TRU8888, TCX800/TCX805(EHS), TRU9496, TRU9466, TRU9460, TRU465, TRU9485, TRU9488, TRU9480, TCX905(EHS), CLX465, CLX475-3,CLX485, TCX440/TCX400(EHS), ELBT595, ELBT585, ELT560, ELX500(EHS), TRU9260, TRU9280(NEXP), TRU9380, TRU9385, TRU9360, TCX930(EHS).

DECT 6.0 DIGITAL ONLY:  THE DECT MODEL WAS CREATED DUE TO THE 5.8GHZ FREQUENCY BEING SUCH A HIGH FREQUENCY.  5.8 PROVED TO BE VERY SENSITIVE TO EVERYTHING IN THE ENVIRONMENT WITH LOTS OF INTERFERENCE AND AUDIO ISSUES. THAT’S WHY THE (DIGITAL ENHANCED CORDLESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS) WAS CREATED ON A 1.9GHZ FREQUENCY.  DECT6.0 IS JUST THENAME OF THE UNIT FOR ADVERTISEMENT PURPOSES.
 
  • OLDER MODELS:  DECT2080, DECT2060, DECT2085, DECT2088, DCX200(EHS) WHT, BLU, BLK, RED, SIL,  DECT3080,ECT3080-2, DCX300(EHS), DECT1560, DECT1580, DECT1588, DCX150(EHS), DECT180, ECT160(CANADIAN MODELS), DECT2180, DECT2185, DECT2188 ,DCX210(EHS), DECT3380-3R, DECT4066, DECT4086, DECT4096,DCX400(EHS), WXI2077, DWX207 (EHS),  DECT1480-NON-EXPANDABLE. 
  • NEWER MODELS: WXI3077, DECT3181-2, D1660, D1680, D1685, D1688, DCX160 (EHS) D1760, D1780, D1785, D1788, DCX170 (EHS). D3580, D3588, DCX350 (EHS)

Benefits of a Uniden DECT 6.0 Cordless Telephone:
  • Wi-Fi friendly DECT 6.0 technology
  • Multi-handset capability (6 handsets from each base)
  • Ergonomically sleek handsets, space saving bases
  • Digital answering system
  • Call Waiting/Caller ID
  • Handset Speakerphones
  • Advanced phonebook features
  • Intercom between handsets
  • Message waiting indicators
  • Personalized ringers
  • Large 3 Line backlit LCD’s
  • Backlit keypads
  • Call transfer between handsets
  • Longer Battery Life

 

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