Set Up the Charging Cradle, on page 19 • Charge the Handset Battery, on page 19 Installation Requirements The Cisco IP DECT 6800 Series is made up of the following hardware: • 6825 Handset • 6825 Ruggedized Handset • 6823 Handset •...
Hardware Installation Installation Requirements • Estimated simultaneous handset usage: For more information, see Handset Registrations, on page • Size of the space covered. • Range of the base stations. Each base station has a range of up to 984 feet (300 meters) outdoors and a range of 164 feet (50 meters) indoors.
Hardware Installation Handset Registrations • Ensure that the repeater is within the range of the base station. Each base station has a range of up to 984 feet (300 meters) outdoors and a range of 164 feet (50 meters) indoors. Handset Registrations You can have up to 20 handsets registered on 110 Single-Cell Base Station and 30 handsets registered on 210 Multi-Cell Base Station.
Hardware Installation Single Cell and Multicell Networks Figure 1: Single Cell Network The following diagram shows a single cell base station with one repeater. Figure 2: Single Base Station with One Repeater A multicell system consists of up to 250 of the 210 Multi-Cell Base Stations with up to 1000 handsets. In this system, you can also use up to 100 of the 110 Repeaters for improved radio coverage.
Hardware Installation Base Station Package Contents Figure 3: Multicell Network Base Station Package Contents Your base station package has the following contents: • Base station • Base station stand • Ethernet cable • Regional power adapter • USB-to-power jack cable •...
Hardware Installation Handset Package Contents If you want to mount the repeater on the ceiling, you need to order a separate ceiling mount kit. Handset Package Contents Your handset package has the following contents: • Handset with attached belt clip. Inside the handset is the battery, with a piece of plastic over the battery contacts.
Hardware Installation Mount the Base Station or Repeater on the Ceiling • Red, solid—Network connection resetting. Use this procedure to check that the base station and the network can communicate with each other, before you mount the base station in the chosen location. Before you begin The base station requires: •...
Hardware Installation Mount the Base Station or Repeater on the Ceiling Figure 4: Ceiling Mount Bracket The base station and repeater have a range of up to 984 feet (300 meters) outdoors and a range of 164 feet (50 meters) indoors. In this task, the term device means the base station or repeater.
Hardware Installation Mount the Base Station or Repeater on the Ceiling Step 3 Install the plugs as described by the manufacturer. Step 4 Install the screws through the bracket and into the plugs. Step 5 Base station only: Connect the Ethernet cable to the device and route the cable through the slot in the device. Step 6 Provide power to the device: •...
Hardware Installation Mount the Base Station or Repeater on the Ceiling This diagram shows the way you turn the device to lock it into the mounting bracket. Step 8 Base station only: Plug the Ethernet cable into the LAN port. Hardware Installation...
Hardware Installation Mount the Base Station or Repeater on a Desk Step 9 If required, plug the power adapter into the electrical outlet. What to do next Do one of these: • Base station installation: • Manual configuration: Sign into the Administration Web Page Configure the Base Station •...
Hardware Installation Mount the Base Station or Repeater on the Wall • Base station without PoE: Plug the power adapter into the base station and route the cable through the slot in the base station. • Repeater: Plug the power adapter into the repeater and route the cable through the slot in the repeater. Step 3 Slide the stand into the device and press it until it clicks into place.
Hardware Installation Mount the Base Station or Repeater on the Wall In this task, the term device means the base station or repeater. Before you begin You need: • Pencil • Level • Tape measure • Mounting hardware (screws and wall plugs) suitable for the wall construction. You can also use the ceiling mount bracket.
Hardware Installation Mount the Base Station or Repeater on the Wall • With the ceiling mount bracket: Hold the bracket so that two of the holes intersect the line. Mark the holes. Step 3 Install the wall plugs as described by the manufacturer. Step 4 Insert the screws.
This diagram shows how you seat the device on the screw heads. • With the ceiling mount bracket: Hold the device with the lettering in the Cisco logo on the bottom and turn slightly right. Align the slots on the underside of the device with the hooks on the bracket, press the device into the bracket, and turn it left until the device is attached.
Hardware Installation Install the Battery in the Handset Install the Battery in the Handset The handset battery is shipped inside the handset, but there’s a plastic tab over the battery contacts. You need to remove the plastic tab. Procedure Step 1 On the back of the handset, turn the latch counterclockwise to unlock the back, lift the clip, and lift the cover to remove the battery cover.
Hardware Installation Install the Battery in the Handset Step 3 Remove the plastic over the contacts. Step 4 Place the battery under the clip and drop it into the compartment. Hardware Installation...
Hardware Installation Install the Battery in the Handset The battery contacts are on the top left edge of the battery and the top left edge of the battery compartment. Ensure that the contacts meet and that the battery is seated in the compartment. Note The battery fits only one way in the compartment.
Hardware Installation Set Up the Charging Cradle Set Up the Charging Cradle You use the charging cradle to charge the handset. The cradle has a built-in USB cable that plugs into the power adapter. The power adapter is designed for your country's electrical outlet configuration and power rating.
Hardware Installation Charge the Handset Battery Caution Charge the battery with the handset charger provided. If you use another method, you can damage the battery, the handset, or your surrounding area. Only charge the battery in environments where the temperature is between 32°F (0°C) and 104°F (40°C). Caution Don’t charge the battery in hazardous environments or where there’s explosion danger.