Gigaset C285 –
more than just a telephone
Your phone not only lets you store up to
140 phone numbers (page 15), it can do a
whole lot more:
Phone directly using the base station:
Your base station has the same keys as
your handset. So nearly all functions
you usually use on the handset are also
available directly on the base station.
Use two telephone lines with only one
Make conference calls with two exter-
nal parties (page 28).
View missed calls on your phone
ECO DECT uses a power supply with
low power consumption. Your handset
reduces the transmission power
depending on its distance from the
base station (close-up range).
The transmission power of the base station is
lowered to its minimum level when the hand-
set is placed in the base station and only one
handset is registered on the base station.
Which headsets are compatible?
Please call the Service number
1-866-247-8758 or contact us at
www.gigaset.com/customercare for infor-
Do not charge the handset in the charging cra-
dle or base station while the headset is con-
Have fun using your new phone!
Gigaset C285 – more than just a telephone
One base station Gigaset C285
Two telephone line cords
One AC adapter for the base station
(with yellow marked plug)
One User Guide
One Gigaset C28H handsets with bat-
One belt clip
Included with each additional handset:
One Gigaset C28H handset with bat-
One Gigaset charging cradle
One AC adapter for the charging cradle
(with black marked plug)
One belt clip
Installing the base station
The base station is designed for use in dry
rooms in a temperature range of +41°F to
Set the base station at a central point in
Never expose the phone to heat
sources, direct sunlight, or other elec-
Protect your phone from moisture,
dust, corrosive liquids, and vapors.
Range and reception indicator
Up to 984 feet in the open
Up to 165 feet in buildings