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Topic # 173161 13-May-2015 15:17
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Can someone who actually owns one of the phones listed who has it working with a fritzbox please let me know which phone to get?

https://www.flybuys.co.nz/rewards?category=193

Want to grab a phone and actually use the landline number ive had for the last 2 years lol

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  Reply # 1304596 13-May-2015 15:21
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Do you want it to use the fritzbox as dect base station, or happy just to plug it into one of the FON ports?

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  Reply # 1304598 13-May-2015 15:23
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i know the panasonic single cordless phone works as its the one i use with snap voip and the fritzbox, i just plug it into one of the Fon sockets and i have had no problems with it , the only phone i have had problems with are the Unidens. 

 

 




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  Reply # 1304626 13-May-2015 16:09
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I have the cheapest Panasonic, works fine. I have the phone pair directly with the Fritz. Call quality is good enough.

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  Reply # 1304636 13-May-2015 16:31
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timmmay: I have the cheapest Panasonic, works fine. I have the phone pair directly with the Fritz. Call quality is good enough.


Directly paired as in the panasonic base station isn't used at all? (other than for charging)  - does caller ID work on the handset?



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  Reply # 1304667 13-May-2015 16:50
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timmmay: I have the cheapest Panasonic, works fine. I have the phone pair directly with the Fritz. Call quality is good enough.


Can you link which one the cheapest panasonic is off the flybuys website? want to make sure i get the right one.

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  Reply # 1304701 13-May-2015 17:47
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Sounds like the OP wants one that works over DECT though, not plugged into the Fon port. I tried 2 cheap Panasonics and while both worked over dect I couldn't get caller id working fully on either, so I ended up plugging into fon port.

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  Reply # 1304715 13-May-2015 18:11
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sidefx: Sounds like the OP wants one that works over DECT though, not plugged into the Fon port. I tried 2 cheap Panasonics and while both worked over dect I couldn't get caller id working fully on either, so I ended up plugging into fon port.


not sure why you need DECT though, i just use the fon app on all the mobiles and tablets in the house and use them as land lines .




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  Reply # 1304723 13-May-2015 18:55
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sidefx: Sounds like the OP wants one that works over DECT though, not plugged into the Fon port. I tried 2 cheap Panasonics and while both worked over dect I couldn't get caller id working fully on either, so I ended up plugging into fon port.

Same here. Phone works over DECT, all display information such as caller ID does not. We have some older version of a panasonic twin pack with answermachine

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  Reply # 1304730 13-May-2015 19:17
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my dect (gap) panasonic doesn't work well with the fritzbox dect basestation. 

It just disconnects sometimes.....the phone is about 2 meters from the fritzbox (wall in between) so I don't think it is a range thing. 


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  Reply # 1304761 13-May-2015 19:56
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Read this thread.

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  Reply # 1304770 13-May-2015 20:04
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vexxxboy:
sidefx: Sounds like the OP wants one that works over DECT though, not plugged into the Fon port. I tried 2 cheap Panasonics and while both worked over dect I couldn't get caller id working fully on either, so I ended up plugging into fon port.


not sure why you need DECT though, i just use the fon app on all the mobiles and tablets in the house and use them as land lines .


Well, I have 2 panasonics, one plugged into the fon port and one registered with the fritzbox dect, and I have a slightly odd issue on the fon port one where my internet connection gets patchy (possibly dns starts misbehaving - though I've never been able to track down exactly what the issue is) when using it.  I've google plenty and asked on here but never been able to track down the issue. When using the handset that's registered via dect, I don't get caller id, but I also don't have the internet issues...     so I guess neither are perfect, lol.

EDIT:  Ah, thanks timmay - yeah that linked thread has plenty of info on my trials and tribulations with the fritzbox and panasonic.   Just thought I'd also mentioned that the TG1611 also has a slightly annoying trait when registered with the fritzbox as dect base station in that when you pick it up to make a call it gets no dial tone and you can't hear the phone ringing at the other end - it's slightly disconcerting as after a long period of silence you just suddenly hear the person at the other end pick up and say "hello"

TBH, if you want something that works perfectly with the fritzbox, I suspect the fritzfon might be you best bet. I think there are a few other handsets people on here recommend but none really in the price range of the cheap panasonics

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