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Tech Talk: Multi-tasking Made Easy with VTech

My kindergartener and her class recently had to learn their phone numbers and to make sure they remembered them, the teacher would have them write the numbers down, over and over again.

My daughter, a social butterfly, decided it would be best to pass her number out to all her friends in the class. Only problem, her number was actually my number and her friends would call me constantly, sometimes 5-6 times within 30 minutes.

I always put the call on speakerphone to help aid in the conversation because at 5 years old, there is only so far “soooo… what are you doing…. soooo hi….” can get you.

While I didn’t mind the first week, by the second week, I was a little tired of the calls. Oh what I would have gave to have a home phone that she could use to talk to her friends.

I couldn’t help but think that it would just make life easier and would allow myself the opportunity to multi-task as little miss chatty cathy would talk away with her little gal friends.

Enter in the VTech CS6859 Cordless Phone:

With full duplex speakerphones on both the handset and base, the whole family can speak and be heard at the same time when using this VTech Phone.

VTech brings innovative and affordable technology to consumers with this break-through product at a great price point — the “hub of the home” phone, featuring a dial-in base and multi-handset bundles.

Base speakerphone eliminates the hassle of trying to find the handset when the phone rings. Mom is free to multitask with both hands while holding a conversation through the base speaker, which acts as a second phone unit.

Special Features of the VTech CS6859 Cordless Phone

Digital Answering System
With up to 14 minutes of recording time, the digital answering system grabs calls when you can’t.

Caller ID/Call Waiting* stores 50 calls
Know who’s calling with Caller ID/Call Waiting. Handset displays the name, number, time and date of incoming calls.

Full Duplex Handset and Base Speakerphones
Enjoy a speakerphone that can keep up with your calls. Increase participation by allowing both ends to speak and be heard at the same time for conversations that are more true to life.

Backlit cordless handset keypad and display
The entire keypad illuminates along with the LCD screen, allowing for easier viewing in dim light.

ECO Mode power-conserving technology
Power-conserving technology manages consumption for optimal battery performance.

Quiet Mode
Silence the ringer on the handset and base unit immediately, or for an extended period of time.


DECT 6.0 Digital technology
Digital answering system
Caller ID/Call Waiting
Full Duplex Handset and Base speakerphone
Backlit cordless handset keypad and display
Large backlit base display
Expandable system up to 5 handsets (uses CS6709 accessory handset)
ECO Mode power-conserving technology
Quiet Mode silences the ringers
50 name and number phonebook directory
50 name and number Caller ID history
Intercom between handset and base unit
Conference between an outside line and up to 2 cordless handsets
Voicemail Waiting Indicator
English/Spanish/French setup menu
Table- and wall-mountable
Up to 14 minutes of digital recording time
Call screening
Call intercept
Remote access
Message retrieval from handset
Message time and date stamp
Last 10 number redial
Volume control
Any key answer
Battery type – 2.4V 300mAh Ni-MH

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  • Rochel S

    Love the speakerphone feature for hands free talking!

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