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I am looking for a new cordless phone. My old one which I love doesn't work well anymore. It was a 2.4GHz. I've tried 2 new ones that were expensive and they are 5.8GHz which I thought would be better, but for some reason they have static. Should I go back to a 2.4GHz, at least the old one was clear? Any suggestions?

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Donna J.

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By guest (Guest Post)
August 30, 20050 found this helpful

Higher GHz is *supposed* to be better, but because so many people are on those, the static & interference is usually worse. I have 2 very old 900 MHz and they are crystal clear!

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By guest (Guest Post)
August 31, 20050 found this helpful

I wasted a lot of money buying inexpensive phones that didn't work well. A cousin suggested I buy a Uniden phone, since he has owned several with no problems. I took his good advice and got one I am happy with for $20 at Walmart. It has caller ID and headset jack, plus other nice features.

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By guest (Guest Post)
August 31, 20050 found this helpful

Have you tried buying a new battery for your old phone? It may be that the only thing wrong with it was the battery quit taking a charge. Check on the manufacturer's website (or the manuals if you still have it) for the battery number, then visit Best Buy, Walmart, etc. and see if they stock them.

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Also, send an email to the manufacturer of the old phone and tell them how much you like their product. Maybe they'll send you a coupon toward a new phone. It's worth a try.

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By guest (Guest Post)
August 31, 20050 found this helpful

I have two GE 2.4 GHZ and have been very pleased.

The ones that had, were very poor are Bell South ... I had even exchanged for a new phone and still poor quality. AT&T phones never held up well, even going back to their old answering machines. My recommendation is to stay away from these brands.

Syd

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