Coupling two “link-to-mobile” base-stations together to increase the max handset count
We are looking to migrate from an old landline-based, whole-house, 8-handset Phillips DECT system to one that can adapt to integrating our mobile phones and gradually eliminating the use of the landline.
We could not find a “domestic price” DECT system that offered to drive more than 6 handsets AND link in mobiles., but we have trialled a Panasonic KX-TGH264 4-handset system.
We have found the mobile integration a great boon (we leave our mobiles by the base station when at home), and have also temporarily coupled in two of the old DECT handsets to the max of 6.
Which leaves a problem; the two areas serving by the last two handsets the old system covered, but the new one doesn’t.
Before we buy more kit, we’d like to find out if we can buy a second “link to mobile” base-station system to get back our 8-handset setup (ideally, we’d like a 9th)
Has anyone coupled two such base-stations together to increase the max handset count, while still integrating mobiles?
Thinking about how the mobiles pair with a single base station, we were wondering if either of these setups might be workable:
Configuration 1 – Use Base Station Bluetooth to link two base-stations together
Configuration 2 – Use mobile Bluetooth to link two systems
Note: It is important that all the DECT handsets ring, nomatter where the incoming call came from, which is currently the case. To achieve this, a variation of either of these could be to split the incoming landline and connect both parts to both base-stations.
Could either of the 4 options work if the second base-station were another Panasonic model/same model, or could it be any “link-to-mobile” module ?