"Cortelco ITT-2500-MC Brand New Includes Five Year Warranty, Desk Phone, Fully Modular, 9' Handset Cord, Double-Gong Ringer, Ringer Volume Control, Hearing Aid Compatible, Nationwide Support System, ADA Volume Control Compliant, Colors: Ash, Ivory, Black, Red"
I bought this phone for power outages, but I'm realizing that I have to find it a permanent full-time spot. It's a nice old-fashioned phone, with a big, comfy handset and a roomy button array. But most of all, it is just wonderful to see -- a beautiful clear red.
It's a very light-weight copy of the real thing--feels like a toy telephone. There's a static noise and I have to speak loudly and directly into the mouthpiece. When I called the vendor to complain he said that it sounded fine to him and wouldn't give me a refund. It doesn't have a redial button. The one star is for the color--it's a pretty red.
My 91 year old mother can hear this phone ring with it's two-bell ringer. In fact, it's too loud. I'm going to put tape around one of the bells to reduce the volume of the ring. She often does not hear the high-pitched, electronic, chirping phones. The built-in amplifier with rotary volume control built into the handset is very intuitive to use. She becomes confused with the multi-purpose loudness buttons on cordless phones. The amplifier produces a very loud, very clear sound. The phone is heavy which is v..