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Background Information

Sony SPP-A946 Specifications

Answering Machine Max Recording Time: 15 min

Operating Channel: 40 Channels

Frequency Band: 902-928 MHz

Power Source: DC 9V from AC Power Adapter

Dimensions(w/h/d): Approx 170x65x220 mm

Mass: Approx 600 g

The SPP-A946 has a slate-gray color, antennae, LED screen, and the phone charges with the buttons face down. This telephone was released in 1999 and had a 1 year warranty on defective or broken components or accessories. This telephone does not have many great reviews and struggled with battery/charging issues, and voice quality issues. Sony never issued any recalls or statements for this device. This device, as many others that were produced in this era, are now mostly obsolete but there are still some parts available for this telephone so there's no reason for it to go to waste if you have a use for it.

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