It is thus intended as either a home use or basic office telephone. It allows line holding to use the second line, or two-line-in conference calling. The cordless handset uses DECT 6.0 to avoid interfering with other wireless devices, and the system can also function as an intercom. Up to 5 additional handsets can be added, for a total of six. Both the handset and base have speakerphones, as well as independent ringer controls, silent modes and night mode. The main unit also remains operational if the power goes out. The handset has a long battery life of up to 12 hours of talk time per charge. The base unit also has an answering machine with up to 40 minutes of recorded message time, and numerous other features. See the manufacturer page for full specifications.