A telephone that has a 'base station' and a separate handset. The base station is connected to the telephone line and also to a standard mains socket. The handset has rechargeable batteries and its own radio transmitter, allowing it to communicate wirelessly with the base station.
a model of telephone which replaces the coiled wire between the handset and base unit with wireless radio technology
a telephone where the two parts are separate and not joined by a curly cord like some telephones are
Phone where only the base is physically connected to the telephone line socket. The handset is cordless, and not attached to the base or telephone line socket.
A telephone that connects without wires to a base station
For use around the home, and not to be confused with a mobile phone. A base unit plugs into the telephone socket and the handset is portable.
A phone that does not have a cord between the handset and the base unit, which is plugged into an electrical outlet and the telephone line. Cordless phones allow users to roam a short distance from the phone's base. Early cordless phones used analog technology; however, many cordless phones manufactured today employ digital transmission technology. Cordless phones are vastly different from wireless phones, which allow phone use wherever there is a compatible transmission network. See also 900 MHz Cordless Phone.
Cordless phones are a type of telephone set that offer customers portability in their premises. They send radio signals from a base unit to the handset and from the handset back to the base. Signals from cordless phones can be picked up by a number of other devices including radio scanners, baby monitors, radios and other cordless phones.