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2.4 GHz vs. 5.8 GHz Cordless Phones

  1. Jan 8, 2005 #1


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    What are the advantages/disadvantages for one frequency of cordless phone over the other, and what are the scientific reasons for these differences? I've heard some things but the reasons for the differences sounded made up :rolleyes: Thanks.
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  3. Jan 8, 2005 #2
    I don't know about phones but i know 5GHz wifi connections don't go as far as 2.4Ghz. However 5GHz holds much more info.
  4. Jan 9, 2005 #3
    When I bought my cordless phone, I had the choices of either 900 MHz or 2.4 GHz. If I remember correctly, there was supposed to be less interference with the 2.4 GHz. Either that or better range, or both.
  5. Jan 9, 2005 #4


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    2.4 GHz might not be good if you have a wireless network. Also, the higher the frequency the less it can pentrate walls.
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