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Panasonic Black Expandable Digital Answering System With 5 Handsets - KX-TGE245B

Abt Model: KXTGE245B | UPC Code: 885170183124
Panasonic - KX-TGE245B - Cordless Phones
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Easy-To-Use Big Buttons On Handset And Base/ Amplified Handset Volume With Dedicated Volume Key/ Advanced TAD Functions/ Enhanced Noise Reduction/ Key Detector Compatible/ Power Back-Up Operation/ DECT 6.0 PLUS Technology/ Talking Caller ID/ Dial Keypad On Base/ Large, 1.8 Inches White Backlit Handset Display/ Black finish
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Panasonic Black Expandable Digital Answering System With 5 Handsets - KXTGE245B

Key Features:

  • Easy-to-use Big Buttons on Handset & Base
  • Amplified Handset Volume with Dedicated Volume Key
  • Advanced TAD Functions
  • Enhanced Noise Reduction
  • Key Detector Compatible
  • Power Back-up Operation
  • DECT 6.0 PLUS Technology
  • Talking Caller ID
  • Dial Keypad on Base
  • Large, 1.8" White Backlit Handset Display

Features:

Easy-to-use Big Buttons on Handset & Base
No more fumbling to find the right key, and no more dialing the wrong number with the streamlined handset and base keypad configurations.

Advanced TAD Functions
Panasonic keeps you in touch with Advanced Answering Device Functions on select models. Now you can be alerted to recorded messages whether you're at home or on the road. When a caller records a message, the base unit will beep alerting those in the house. Not at home? The phone will automatically send a message to a registered cell or office phone along with playback options.

Enhanced Noise Reduction
The Enhanced Noise Reduction feature available on select 2014 models lets you suppress background noise around the caller while simultaneously enhancing their voice making it easier to hear them. So a parent getting a call from their teenager at a concert can hear what time to pick them up or when a friend calls from a noisy ballgame, you can hear where to meet afterwards.

Key Detector Compatible
Attach the optional Key Detector to your car key ring or other easily misplaced items and forget about ever losing them ever again. Using any of your telephone handsets, you can activate the Key Detector's beeping alarm and quickly track down your lost keys. Key Detector's powerful range finds objects up to 200 yards away so you'll find whatever's lost whether it's upstairs, in your car or in the yard. You can register up to four Key Detectors and give each a distinctive name, like Dave's keys, Sharon's keys, etc.

Power Back-Up Operation
A powerful battery back-up system keeps you connected when the power goes out. Keep a charged handset in the base unit and you can still make and receive calls with the other cordless handsets.

DECT 6.0 PLUS Technology
Enhanced version of DECT 6.0 in which transmission quality and range are improved by increasing the frequency of error correction up to 80x.

Talking Caller ID
Now you can hear who's calling from across the room without having to get up. Using text-to-speech technology, Panasonic phones featuring Talking Caller ID announce caller ID information in between rings. What could be more convenient?

Large, 1.8" White Backlit Handset Display
See who's calling at a glance on our wide, 1.8-inch LCD and set screen. Featuring black against a white-backlit display, it's crystal clear and easy to read-even from a short distance away.

Specifications:

  • R Standard:
    • DECT 6.0 (Digital Enhanced Cordless
    • Telecommunications 6.0)
  • R Frequency range: 1.92 GHz to 1.93 GHz
  • R RF transmission power: 115 mW (max.)
  • R Power source: 120 V AC, 60 Hz
  • R Power consumption: Base unit*1:
  • Standby: Approx. 1.0 W
  • Maximum: Approx. 3.5 W
  • Base unit*2:
    • Standby: Approx. 1.0 W
    • Maximum: Approx. 4.3 W
  • Charger:
    • Standby: Approx. 0.1 W
    • Maximum: Approx. 1.8 W
  • R Operating conditions: 0 °C – 40 °C (32 °F – 104 °F), 20 % – 80 % relative air humidity (dry)

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 7 lbs.

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 1 Year Parts and labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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Frequency1.9 GHz
Number of Lines1
Answering MachineYes
Caller IDYes
Talking Caller IDYes
Expandable HeadsetsYes
Number of Included Handsets5
SpeakerphoneYes
BluetoothNo
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Panasonic Black Expandable Digital Answering System With 5 Handsets
 
4.2

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (6)
  • Exceeded expectations (4)
  • Convenient (3)
  • Inexpensive (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great phone - Blocks numbers and area-codes

This phone will alow you to block up to 250 numbers and/or area-codes. (the area-code block is called "blocking a range of numbers"). I have blocked both individual numbers and...Read complete review

This phone will alow you to block up to 250 numbers and/or area-codes. (the area-code block is called "blocking a range of numbers"). I have blocked both individual numbers and area-codes and it works great. I also unplugged the base unit from the power to test its ability to work in a power outage and it worked fine.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

After 5 months use, party on other end can't hear

After 5 months of use, party on other end of line can't hear and tones are not transmitted (tried picking # on menu of a business I called#. On hold for total of...Read complete review

After 5 months of use, party on other end of line can't hear and tones are not transmitted (tried picking # on menu of a business I called#. On hold for total of 1 1/2 hours today with customer service #called from cell phone) to no avail. Told to return unit to store for replacement. Not the first with this problem. Read another review with similar experience. Disappointing. Decent features otherwise. Had trouble off and on with not being able to hear the person you're calling - volume dropped after number was dialed. Frustrating experience overall. We have VOIP through cable modem. Don't know if that's affecting things.

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5.0

First Review Was Wrong

By 

from NC

Pros

    Cons

    • Difficult to use

    Best Uses

      Comments about Panasonic Black Expandable Digital Answering System With 5 Handsets:

      Wrote a bad review after getting this product due to the stress of trying to get it to work even after Tech help. Figured it out myself and rewriting this review. Sorry Panasonic.

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      1.0

      NO GOOD

      By 

      from USA

      Pros

      • There are no pros

      Cons

      • Did not meet expectations
      • Difficult to use
      • Expensive
      • Poor Documentation
      • Poor quality
      • way to much money for this piece of mess

      Best Uses

        Comments about Panasonic Black Expandable Digital Answering System With 5 Handsets:

        The voice announce doesn't work so I have to take the time to wrap this thing up and send it back. Way too confusing to even play or delete the messages. I hate this phone to death. The first one I bought similar to this was great but not this one. Do not buy it!

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        5.0

        Absolutely Fabulous

        By 

        from NC

        Pros

        • Convenient
        • easy to use
        • Exceeded expectations

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Panasonic Black Expandable Digital Answering System With 5 Handsets:

            I am extremely pleased with this product and with Panasonic's on line support. This phone systems has options I did not expect like being able to get messages from each phone. The setup is easy and the phone system is great to use. I can use my headset plug in for work at home and I would recommend this phone system highly!

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            5.0

            A good product turned excellent

            By 

            from Seattle, WA, USA

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Convenient
            • easy to use
            • Exceeded expectations
            • Inexpensive

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Panasonic Black Expandable Digital Answering System With 5 Handsets:

                We had the previous model of this system for a number of years and liked it, but had a wish list of things we would have preferred. Because we did like it, we went ahead and got this one when the old ones wore out -- and the whole wish list was met! We have it permanently on silent mode, but have typed in a list of exceptions, so that it will ring for family members and close friends. It still lets us hear voice messages, though -- and block calls from the pesky sales robots who leave messages. Also it is easy to erase the caller list so that the phone displays the time of day rather than "Missed Call", which is all the old ones ever showed us. All in all, we are delighted!

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                NICE PHONE

                By 

                from Bronx, NY, USA

                Pros

                • Easy to read screen
                • easy to use

                Cons

                • bulky wall base

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Panasonic Black Expandable Digital Answering System With 5 Handsets:

                  THIS WAS A NICE PHONE FOR THE PRICE. THE ONLY REASON I DID NOT GIVE IT 5 STARS IS THAT THE WALL BASE IS A LITTLE TO BULKY AND STICKS OUT A GOOD 5 INCHES FROM THE WALL AND THE HANDSET DOES NOT SIT SNUG ENOUGH SO THAT A BUMP INTO THE BASE CAN SEND THE HANDSET FALLING OFF, OTHER THAN THAT, THE SOUND QUALITY AND AND EASY TO USE BIG BUTTONS AND EASY TO READ SCREEN REALLY NICE FEATURE

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                  5.0

                  Great Phones

                  By 

                  from New Jersey

                  About Me Quality Oriented

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable Handset
                  • Compact design
                  • Easy To Set Up
                  • Features And Flexabilityt
                  • Good Sound
                  • Good Speakerphone
                  • Nice Features

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday Use
                  • Flexability
                  • Home Use
                  • Outdoors

                  Comments about Panasonic Black Expandable Digital Answering System With 5 Handsets:

                  The flexability of having five phones dispersed about the house plus intercom is great. The speaker phone, programming and auto features make it easy to set up and use,

                  The only negative I have foung is placing the phone back on the base unit ... small fit makes placement slightly difficult.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  1.0

                  After 5 months use, party on other end can't hear

                  By 

                  from Upstate NY

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Did not meet expectations
                    • Expensive
                    • Poor quality

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Panasonic Black Expandable Digital Answering System With 5 Handsets:

                      After 5 months of use, party on other end of line can't hear and tones are not transmitted (tried picking # on menu of a business I called#. On hold for total of 1 1/2 hours today with customer service #called from cell phone) to no avail. Told to return unit to store for replacement. Not the first with this problem. Read another review with similar experience. Disappointing. Decent features otherwise. Had trouble off and on with not being able to hear the person you're calling - volume dropped after number was dialed. Frustrating experience overall. We have VOIP through cable modem. Don't know if that's affecting things.

                      Comment on this review

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      GREAT PHONES WITHIN EASY REACH

                      By 

                      from PAHRUMP, N

                      Pros

                      • blend in to decor
                      • Compact
                      • Convenient
                      • Durable
                      • Easy to use
                      • Inexpensive

                      Cons

                      • none

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Panasonic Black Expandable Digital Answering System With 5 Handsets:

                        We purchased these phones about a year ago to replace another set of Panasonic cordless phones. We LOVE them, and with 5 phones we can have them all over, even on the patio. I will always use Panasonic products, especially the phones. They have all the features and are easy to use. They store all our numbers for family, friends and even a few restaurants and other businesses. Don't hesitate to purchase any Panasonic product!

                        Comment on this review

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Full featured

                        By 

                        from Thousand Oaks, CA

                        Pros

                        • Inexpensive
                        • so many great features that work

                        Cons

                        • access to advanced features is not through menu
                        • poor standby time

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Panasonic Black Expandable Digital Answering System With 5 Handsets:

                          Bought this set at Costco. Have to say I'm thrilled with every aspect of the phone so far with limited exceptions. The good: Range is great. I bought the range extender just to try it out and with that I can stay connected more than half way down the block from my house. The standard range is perfectly fine. Quality of calls is fabulous. Features - everything advertised works as expected. I've used as many features as I could to try them out and happy with them all. The bad: Standy time is poor. Could be I got a bad batch of handsets or batteries from Costco. I didn't try returning it to see. All five handsets lose power very quickly and need to be left on the chargers almost every day. My previous Panasonic handsets did not need to be charged for 5-7 days. With all those features comes one notable drawback.... The interface to control the features using coded values that are impossble to remember and many are not accessible throuh the quick menu. So you need to constantly go back to the mnaul or make your seld a quick reference guide. Things like call blocking are impacted but most other common functions are not. Since this mainly affects advanced functions I'm ok with it.

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                          5.0

                          Works great so far

                          By 

                          from Camden, ME

                          Pros

                          • Easy to use

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Panasonic Black Expandable Digital Answering System With 5 Handsets:

                              I received the phone system in good condition and on time. Set up went well (It replaced an older model Panasonic phone.). I have already used the power backup feature when I lost power. The phone is easy to use and sound quality on incoming calls is good.

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