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CapTel 840 Features

  • Live captioning service at no charge
  • Caller ID capable
  • Large screen with easy-to-read captions
  • Adjustable font sizes and colors
  • Built-in answering machine takes voice messages with captions
  • Stores up to 95 names/phone numbers in built-in phone book
  • Adjustable volume control up to 40dB
  • One-touch blue button to call Customer Service
  • Available in English and Spanish

Video: Overview of CapTel 840 model

A CapTel 840 user demonstrates how to use the various features of this model.

CapTel 840 Requirements

Connection #1:

Any one of telephone connections:

  • Analog telephone line
  • DSL with digital filter
  • PBX system with analog port

For outgoing calls, simply dial the other party directly.

For incoming calls, the other party first dials a toll-free captioning service then enters your phone number in order for their calls to be captioned for you. 

Connection #2 (optional):

  •  Second analog telephone line

This optional second phone line enables the other party to dial your number directly with the captioning service automatically connected.  For outgoing calls, simply dial the other party directly.