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This story appears in the July 1999 issue of Business Start-Ups magazine.

What good is a cordless phone if you have to stand right next to the base unit to have a static-free conversation? Using the newly allocated 2.4 GHz band and a dual antenna system, the Panasonic KX-TGM240 GigaRange offers up to eight times the range of 900 MHz phones without the echo and delays usually associated with digital cordless phones. This model also has a full-duplex speakerphone built into the base, as well as an all-digital answering system that can record 16 minutes of messages. The phone's handset has a fully lighted keypad, a jack for an optional hands-free headset, and a Nickel Metal Hydride battery with a 14-day standby life and six hours of talk time.

  • KX-TGM240 GigaRange
  • Panasonic

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