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# 237572 8-Jun-2018 12:11
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We're moving to fibre soon, and want to replace our Uniden DECT cordless phone that has very poor sound quality. 

 

Wondering whether we should look to get another DECT phone or move to a VOIP cordless phone. We only have 1 phone line at the moment, moving to 2 later this year.

 

Voice call quality and clarity is our most important criteria.

 

Recommendations or suggestions welcome.  Thanks.

 

 


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  # 2032097 8-Jun-2018 12:45
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Personally I would just stick with DECT. (maybe time to upgraded to a newer DECT handset?)

 

DECT uses 1.9GHz so that alone is a great benefit. Its has far better range than 5GHz or 2.4GHz Wifi networks, plus no interference from neighbour wifi networks.

 

VOIP handsets over wifi have lots of challenges like smooth handover functions between different AP's while roaming indoors, QOS will need to be setup properly too.  Not impossible to get working flawlessly, just lots of effort could be involved.


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  # 2032101 8-Jun-2018 13:01
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Hi, most if not all VOIP cordless phones I have used use DECT for the wirless leg, can recommend siemens and Panasonic models, you can have upto 5 or 6 handsets on each base statation, each is on an independent sip account.

 

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  # 2032296 8-Jun-2018 18:08
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Yep, definitely go VoIP Dect phone for best call quality. I've used the Yealink IP Dect phones with great success.




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Hi, should say I too have deployed a large number of Yealink DECT sets, they work very well, but for me personally I found the handsets a little small, the keys in particular.

 

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  # 2033858 11-Jun-2018 19:16
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cyril7:

 

Hi, should say I too have deployed a large number of Yealink DECT sets, they work very well, but for me personally I found the handsets a little small, the keys in particular.

 

Cyril

 

 

The newer W56p handsets are bigger :)

 

 





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  # 2033868 11-Jun-2018 19:41
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Thank you both.

 

For SIP I was looking at the Yealink SIP-W52P but might see it instore first to check sizing.

 

Or Panasonic brand DECT if we don't go for VoIP.

 

 


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  # 2033924 11-Jun-2018 20:47
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Hi just to reiterate Panasonic have dect based VoIP sets just like yealink, and they have proven very good in my experience.

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Hi just to reiterate Panasonic have dect based VoIP sets just like yealink, and they have proven very good in my experience.

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