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Uniden ELBT595

Uniden ELBT595
alaScore 77

123 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 123 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Uniden ELBT595 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 123 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Uniden ELBT595 Digital Bluetooth Cordless

 

New docking systems let you milk your cellular calling plan for all its worth.

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Uniden ELBT595

 

The Uniden ELBT595 is difficult to classify, but it's best described as an extremely flexible home or home-office phone system. The product enables you to make and accept phone calls on both your landline and cellular from a single handset. The battery...

Connects your land line, mobile phone, and Bluetooth headset. Lots of personalization options. Good sound. Tons of features

Expensive. Complex setup. Mediocre battery life. Doesn't work with some Bluetooth phones

A great phone for home workers who use both wired and cellular phones.

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Uniden ELBT 595

 

We've become a "networked" society and when all of our communication tools can talk to each other, that's a good thing. Now, our home phone is part of the solution, thanks to the Uniden ELBT 595 cordless phone. This innovative "Best Of" connects to...

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works as advertised

 

This product does everything it claims! Was able to use cellphone link to base to allow answering anywhere in the house while cell charges downstairs. Synced with outlook and added pictures to my contacts. Then synced to base and other handset. total...

Must read manual. Nothing intuitive in this handset design

Consumer review by:

Great phone

 

Not sure what the below user meant with the 20ft limit, I've taken the dog for walks 2-3 blocks away and it worked great, both with the houseline and tapping into the cell. My phone is located near a window but I also happen to live in NYC with 10 apt...

the phone is light, dont feel like its even there, and feels cheaply made with thin plastic. But Im careful with my stuff so Im not worried and have dropped it a few times and nothing happened

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Classy; but

 

Works great if you are not more than 20 feet away from the base. Company claims the federal government made them cut down the distance so as to not interfere with others on the 5.8 band

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Great for Home Office

 

Talk on landline and cell. Download Outlook phone#'s. Use with BT headset.Costco.com service

Receiving bad batteries twice. Poor customer service from Uniden

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Concept great, implementation mediocre (at best)

 

I must have higher expectations of technologically advanced products than most people -- I'm surprised by the number of people who are very happy with this phone -- so I decided to add a review. Conceptually, the ELBT595 is the phone I've been ...

Right design idea.

Bad implementation of some of the basic capabilities, questionable handset design.

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Concept great, implementation mediocre (at best)

 

Right design idea.

Bad implementation of some of the basic capabilities, questionable handset design.

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Could be the best home telephone ever . . .

 

If you need it's distinguishing design features. If not, look elsewhere. What are the these design features? Handset - Clamshell Design: The handsets function as "walkie-talkies" and provide Bluetooth for (eg) wireless headphones. So, ...

Pairs with cellphone10 stationsClamshell designLow cost (today)

Requires cellphone "ON" (and charging) to use Mobile lineTiny display on outside of handset

Product Specifications

The Uniden ELBT595 is a 5.8GHz digital expandable system with Bluetooth capability. PRODUCT FEATURES: Bluetooth capable - compatible with Bluetooth enabled mobile handsets and wireless Bluetooth headsets; 10 handset expandability per system; 4,096 color handset LCD screen; Digital answering system - The product utilizes microchip technology (no more tapes or moving parts). This ensures clearer recordings and longer life; Caller ID with call waiting deluxe options; 100 caller ID / 100 phonebook names / 400 numbers; Base keypad with backlit display screen; Hands free speakerphone at handset and base; Message LED indicator - handset and base; Transfer/Intercom from handset-to-handset - plus handset to base; Advanced phonebook options; Store 4 numbers per name; Alphabetical sort; Group sort - 10 programmable groups; Distinctive caller ID indicators; Recordable/Preset ringer tones; Downloadable/Preset picture displays; Call screening/call recording from handset; Access answering system-using handset; Soft-key menus with joystick navigation; Battery Level / Clock / Date / Animation displays; Calendar with programmable reminders; 20 preset ringer options - 10 melodies and 10 tones; Conference calling - 5-way; Mute and Hold features; Banner display - name each handset; Transfer memory settings from handset to handset; Do Not Disturb setting; DirectLink mode - 2-way radio communication; Room / Baby monitoring; Last 20 number redial; Ringer and speaker volume controls; Find lost handset key; Desk or wall mountable - saves space and charges in two positions - horizontally on a desk or in the hanging position.

Answering Machine

Answering System Type:Digital
Recording Capacity:15min

Display

Type:LCD display

Header

Manufacturer:Uniden
Model:ELBT595
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Uniden

Telephone

Conference Call Capability:5-way
Dialer Type:Dual keypad
Header Features:W/ call waiting caller ID & answering system
Transmission Band:5.8 GHz
Type:Cordless phone

Telephone Features

Caller ID: Yes
Handset Locator: Yes
Intercom: Yes
Multiline Operation Capability:Single-line operation
Speakerphone: Yes