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Linksys CIT200 Cordless Internet Telephony Kit Caller ID Silver

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CIT200 Cordless Internet Telephony Kit
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Call your friends, business partners or customers with one of these great telephones!
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Long product name Linksys CIT200 Cordless Internet Telephony Kit Caller ID Silver :
The short editorial description of Linksys CIT200 Cordless Internet Telephony Kit Caller ID Silver

CIT200 Cordless Internet Telephony Kit

Linksys CIT200 Cordless Internet Telephony Kit Caller ID Silver:
The official marketing text of Linksys CIT200 Cordless Internet Telephony Kit Caller ID Silver as supplied by the manufacturer
Get cordless handset convenience when you use Skype! Now you don't have to sit in front of your computer when you want to talk to your friends. The Linksys Cordless Internet Telephony Kit comes with the Handset and its charger, and a USB Base Station that plugs into your computer. With the included Skype program running on your PC, the Handset can read and display your contact list on its built-in illuminated display. Just choose who you want to talk to from the menu, press a button, and get ready to talk.

Of course, the Handset supports SkypeOut dialing as well as your Skype contact list. It rings when you have a Skype or SkypeIn call coming in, and shows the caller's ID on the screen. The Handset also supports call waiting and Skype's optional Voicemail service. When you're on a call, you can hit the Mute button for privacy, or use the speakerphone function to let everyone join in. You can even use the phone as an intercom -- each Base Station supports up to four Handsets.

In short, the Linksys Cordless Internet Telephony Kit gives you all the functionality of a regular phone, through Skype. You'll get the convenience of a cordless phone and all its features, plus the high-quality voice reception that you get from Skype on your PC, without being tied to your computer.

Key features:
- You don't have to sit in front of your computer to talk to your friends with Skype™;
- USB Base Station connects to your PC and puts your Skype contact list on the handset's screen -- just choose and talk;
- Handset features illuminated Caller ID screen, speakerphone, call waiting, and intercom to other (optional) handsets;
- Also supports SkypeOut dialing, incoming SkypeIn calls, and Skype voicemail.

The Kit consists of:
- Handset
- Charger with Power Adapter
- USB Base Station
Short summary description Linksys CIT200 Cordless Internet Telephony Kit Caller ID Silver:
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Linksys CIT200 Cordless Internet Telephony Kit, Speakerphone, Caller ID, Silver
Long summary description Linksys CIT200 Cordless Internet Telephony Kit Caller ID Silver :

Linksys CIT200 Cordless Internet Telephony Kit. Speakerphone. Maximum indoor range: 1968.5" (50 m), Maximum outdoor range: 11811" (300 m). Caller ID. Color of product: Silver

This is an auto-generated long summary of Linksys CIT200 Cordless Internet Telephony Kit Caller ID Silver based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Maximum indoor range
The maximum distance to which the signals are transmitted, when the device is used indoors.
1968.5" (50 m)
Maximum outdoor range
The maximum distance to which the signals are transmitted, when the device is used outdoors.
11811" (300 m)
Color of product *
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Backlight buttons
Call management
Caller ID *
The name and/or number of the caller comes up on screen when they ring the phone. You also send your caller ID when you call someone else unless you choose to deactivate it.
Phone features
Speakerphone *
Device has a microphone and loudspeaker provided separately from those in the handset. This device allows multiple persons to participate in a conversation. The loudspeaker broadcasts the voice or voices of those on the other end of the telephone line, while the microphone captures all voices of those using the speakerphone.
Multi handset capability
The number of headsets that can be used with the phone system.
Paging function
LED indicators
The description of display that can includes display type, resolution, size etc.
Ports & interfaces
Wireless connection
Wireless is a term used to describe telecommunications in which electromagnetic waves (rather than some form of wire) carry the signal over part or all of the communication path.
Interface ports to connect pieces of equipment. USB (Universal Serial Bus) has become the most popular wired interface to connect peripherals. USB 2.0 supports speeds up to 480 Mbit/s (USB 1: 12 Mbit/s). The interface FireWire is also known as the IEEE 1394 standard. Enhanced IDE (EIDE)is sometimes referred to as Fast ATA, Fast IDE or ATA-2.
USB 1.1
Plug and Play
Indicates whether this product supports is "plug and play". Plug and play is hardware or software that, after being installed ("plugged in"), can immediately be used ("played with"), as opposed to hardware or software which requires configuration.
Power supply type
The type of power supply which this product uses.
9V DC, 150mA
Talk time
The total time a battery can power a device for calls. As the device drains the battery during a call, the talktime left in the battery is diminished until the device is turned off or the battery recharged. The longer the talktime the less frequently you will need to recharge. Talktime, expressed in hours and minutes, is much shorter than standby time because transmission requires more power.
10 h
Standby time
120 h
Battery technology
The type of battery in the device, e.g. nickel–cadmium (NiCd).
Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Number of batteries supported
The number of batteries that can be used with the product.
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
0 - 46 °C
Storage temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely stored.
-20 - 76 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
10 - 50%
Other features
Networking features
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows XP/2000
Minimum system requirements
CD-ROM Drive Skype Application
Minimum RAM
The lowest RAM (memory) required to run a computer program or operating system.
128 MB
Minimum hard disk space
The minimum hard disk space required to store or run a computer program or operating system.
15 MB
Processor frequency
The clock rate is the fundamental rate in cycles per second (measured in hertz) at which a computer performs its most basic operations such as adding two numbers. There are more factors, like internal memory size, that influence a computer's actual response time.
400 MHz
The other products, software and hardware this product can be used with.
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Testseek has collected 20 expert reviews for Linksys CIT200 Cordless Internet Telephony Kit and the average expert rating is 72 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
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Users of Skype, the global Internet telephony company owned by eBay, can finally cut the cord – that is, the USB cord to their computers. A variety of wireless Skype phones are hitting the market and getting noticed, especially since eBay’s re...
If youre one of the millions of registered Skype members who regularly use the companys Internet phone services, you already know that the service tethers you to your computer. The new Linksys CIT200 Internet Telephony Kit cuts the cord—for a price...
Good Easy to use. Doesnt interfere with wireless networks. Good range. Displays entire Skype contact list, including online status, on handset.
Bad Cordless handset cant pick up a call previously answered or that originated on the computer using the Skype client. Limited to Skype.
Bottom line If youve been waiting for a wireless Skype-enabled phone, the CIT200 is it...
This phone is sexy. Sounds funny doesn’t it? Cordless phones are supposed to be boring, black or gray, and for the most part, featureless. The CIT200 looks like a slightly oversized cellphone—it even has a color screen and easy-to-use menu options. On...
Talk wirelessly around the house using the Skype service.
An ergonomic VoIP handset with excellent call clarity, but its expensive...
VoIP headsets with built-in mics are fairly inexpensive, starting at around $15. For real comfort, however, consider springing for the Linksys CIT200. The CIT200 frees you from the tethers of your computer and makes Skype accessible from your desk, the...
Good Feels like using a regular phone, All the benefits of Skype, including free calls in-network, No contract or monthly fees...
Bad Dated design, Mediocre audio quality, Short battery life...
The Linksys CIT 200 Portable telephone is a wireless phone which allows you to make and receive Skype calls without being tethered to your computer. Skype, for those who don’t know, is a peer-to-peer internet telephony (VoIP) network where you can c...
VOIP and Skype are the future of telephony, but not if you have to use a nasty headset clamped to your PC. Thats where Linksys and their new DECT phone come in.
Skype is quickly creating a new ecosystem for how people will be able to make and receive international phone calls. Its appeal is clear: Nearly 300 million subscribers can call each another anywhere in the world for free. They also can call non-Skype...
What It IsThe Linksys CIT200 carries the title of Cordless Internet Telephony Kit, but I prefer to think of it simply as the Skype phone. Skype, as you probably know, is a PC-based voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) application that allows you to chat...
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