Care170 Speakerphone with Emergency Call Function

Emergency Phone with Smart Dialler Pendant
When a little extra care is needed, this is the phone for you. The Care170 provides an EMERGENCY CALL FUNCTION.

This waterproof SOS remote pendant can be worn around the neck or on the wrist. Should the user fall, feel threatened or be unable to reach the phone they just press the red button on the pendant or the SOS button on the phone. The people you have alerted will hear your pre-recorded message and know that assistance is required.

This amazing corded, amplified, speakerphone is also packed full of features that make conversations louder, clearer and easier to understand. The Care170 offers one touch volume boost, extra loud ringer, a flashing ring indicator, loud hands-free speakerphone, and is hearing aid compatible. This phone is the ideal choice for those who need that extra care, the elderly or people with special needs.

WARNING: If connected via the NBN, this product may not be able to make calls during a power outage, please check with your service provider.

Click here for information on how to register your emergency call button with the NBN Medical Alarm Register.


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  • Remote phone answering 
  • For those with poor mobility there is no need to rush to the phone to answer it.Simply press the speakerphone button on the pendant to answer the phone and talk hands free.

  • Hearing Aid Compatible
  • The phone contains an inbuilt inductive coupler which offers Hearing Aid users clearer sound. Simply switch your hearing aid to the “T” setting to use this function.

  • Talking Caller ID
  • Talking caller ID* announces the caller’s name or number loudly and clearly so the users can identify the caller before they take the call.

  • Visual Ring Indicator
  • A red light flashes on the phone to alert you of an incoming call. Great in noisy environments or for uses who are hearing impaired.

  • Extra Loud Ringer
  • Ensures that you can hear your phone ring from any room in the house. Up to 90dBA

  • Talking Keypad
  • The Talking keypad speaks out the numbers as they are pressed. So you know that the correct number has been dialed.

  • Amplified Receiver
  • Allows you to adjust the volume in the earpiece to a higher level for comfortable listening. (Up to 20dB)

  • Big Buttons
  • Large high contrast keypad for easy dialling.

  • 30 Name & Number Phone Book
  • Store your most frequently dialled numbers to make keeping in touch easier.

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Q. Is the pendent water proof?
A. The pendant is compliant to IP57 which means it is resistant to dust and strong jets of water such as from a shower or garden hose. The pendent should not be immersed below water

Q. Can I have more than 1 pendant?
A. Yes multiple pendants can be added to the phone, these can be purchased from Oricom.

Q. Are there any ongoing costs?
A. The CARE170 is not a monitored system so there are no additional running costs once you have purchased the product.

Q. I hear a lot of interference on my telephone when making or receiving calls, what is wrong?
A. If you have ADSL or ADSL2+ ensure you have suitable line filters installed on every device connected to the phone line. You should also ensure that the handset and base are located away from other electronic devices such as computers, televisions, microwave ovens and fridges.

Q. The red light is constantly flashing, how do I stop it.
A. This indicates you have new messages on your voicemail service or new calls in your calls list. Check for messages on your Home Messages 101 or Messagbank service and / or view the calls in you calls list.

Q. When I press the button on my pendant it does not work.
A. When you press the button on the pendant check that the red light on the pendant comes on. If it does not the battery in the pendant may require changing. Change the battery.

Q. What is the range of the pendant?
A. The pendant has a range of up to 30 meters. The actual range will depend on the construction and materials in your home .

Q. I cannot hear the phone announce the numbers when I press them?
A. Check that the Voice Prompt feature is turned on in the main menu and that the volume is turned up.

Q. Can I change the recorded message for the emergency function?
A. Yes you can but you need to include in your message that the person should press 0 to accept the call.

Q. Can I put 000 as a contact person?
A. It is not recommended that the 000 number be entered as a main contact person.

Q. Can the contacts programmed into the M1 and M2 buttons be used as emergency numbers?
A. The M1 and M2 buttons are quick dial buttons for frequently used numbers. If you also wish these contacts to be in your emergency contact list, they must also be entered into the phonebook.


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