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84 Series delivers enterprise-grade voice quality and a dependable user experience in demanding environments.

Designed for on-site workers in the healthcare, retail, and manufacturing industries, the 84 Series feature phone delivers business-critical communication, requests, and alarms instantly. The handset also supports text alerts, instant messaging, and Push-to-Talk, making it easy to instantly reach colleagues and eliminating the need for two-way radios or overhead paging. To keep mobile workers safe anywhere the job takes them; the handset is equipped with personal safety features, including a panic button and man-down functionality.  

The 84 Series handset combines the critical elements of mobile communication into a single device and empowers workers to deliver the absolute best care, service, and response times in any situation, optimizing efficiency and resulting in improved safety, sales, and satisfaction. 


Simple and familiar form factor
Wide range of options for application integration
Puts employee safety features in hand
Tough, rugged, built to last for investment protection
Reliable option for critical voice communication
Easily manageable with Configuration Management Server (CMS)
  • Simple user interface, 2.2-inch glass-free screen
  • Physical buttons for immediate communication without a lock screen, sign-on, or need to remove gloves
  • Soft keys for quick access to frequently used operations
  • Auto-answer and any key answer capabilities


How 84 Series can support your industry

84 Series Specifications



•   2.2in. (55.9mm)
•   240×320 resolution
•   65,000 color palette
•   Four (4) context-sensitive softkey buttons
•   Push-to-Talk
•   Five-way navigation and select control
•   Home & Back navigation keys
•   Up/Down volume control
•   Start and End Keys
•   Panic/Duress
•   Two easy-access cosmetic battery capacity options:
•   Standard – Up to 8 hrs talk time, 80hrs standby time
•   Enhanced – Up to 12 hrs talk time, 120hrs standby time
Status LED
•   Message (voicemail) waiting
•   Out of coverage
•   Phone ringing
•   Drop/shock: MIL-STD 810F, method 516.5 procedure IV
•   Ingress protection standard: IP 64 per IEC 60529
•   Rubberized molding
•   Magnesium LCD mounting
Dimensions & weight
•   5.8 x 2.1 x 1.0 in. (147 x 53 x 25 mm)
•   Weight 5.1 oz (144.6 gr.)
Peripheral interfaces
•   Micro USB interface
•   2.5mm connector
•   Bluetooth
•   Operating temperature: 32º – 104º F (0 – 40º C)
•   Storage temperature: -22º – 140º F ( -30º – 60º C) QOS
•   Wi-Fi standard QoS; including WMM, WMM Power Save, and WMM Admission Control
•   IEEE 802.1p/Q tagging (VLAN)/DSCP tagging

Radio frequencies
•   2.4 – 2.4835 GHz (802.11b, 802.11g)
•   5.15 – 5.825 GHz (802.11a varies by country)
•   2.4 and 5 GHz (802.11n)
Wireless Networking
•   2.4GHz and 5GHz dynamic band roaming supported
Transmit data rates
•   Up to 11 Mbps (802.11b), up to 54 Mbps (802.11a/g), up to 72.2 Mbps (802.11n)
Bluetooth headset support
•   Version 2.1, HSP Version 1.2
•   Class 1 support with a range of ~10meters
Call handling features*
•   Up to six (6) telephone line appearances
•   Call Hold/Resume function
•   Last Call Return
•   Music on Hold
•   Consultation Hold
•   Call Transfer (Attended, Unattended)
•   Overlap dialling
•   Bridged Line Appearance (BLA)
•   Three-Way Conferencing (local)
•   Find-Me call forking
•   Call Screening (Incoming, Outgoing)
•   Automatic Answer
•   Programmable Buttons
•   Over-the-air configuration settings and updates
•   Call Park & Retrieve
•   Group Call Pickup
•   Call Waiting
•   Multiple Calls per Line
•   Do Not Disturb
•   Calling party ID (Name and Number)
•   Called party ID (Name and Number)
•   Connected party ID (Name and Number)
•   Call Forward (Busy, No Answer, Unconditional)
•   Call Reject
* Summary only – actual feature support will vary among call platforms
•   G.711 (A-law, u-law), G.729, G.722, G.722.1
Push-to-talk (PPT)/paging
•   On-board native ‘walkie-talkie’ capability
•   One-to-one, one-to-many broadcast communication
•   24 configurable channels
•   Priority, default channel
Additional telephony features
•   RTCP (RFC 3550, RFC 1889)
•   Call server redundancy
•   Predictive dialing from the contacts list
•   Recent call lists
Personal safety
•   Duress/Panic button
•   No motion, running, tilt detection (8441 only)
•   Alarm notifications

User profiles
•   Intuitive Graphical User Interface
•   Selectable wallpaper/background
•   Adjustable display brightness
•   Backlit keypad with an adjustable timeout period
•   Ten (10) selectable ring tones
•   Ten (10) selectable alert tones
•   Multiple vibrate cadence options
•   Vibrate-to-ring options
•   Audible and vibrate notification options
•   Speed dial menu list
•   Contacts directory with support for 1000 local entries
•   Call logs – Minimum of 20 logged entries for each call type (Incoming, dialed, and missed)
•   Emergency system-wide speed dial
•   Auto-answer & any key answer capability
•   Selectable ring tones
•   Unicode UTF-8 Multilingual User Interface


•   Server based central provisioning via FTP, FTPS, TFTP, HTTP or HTTPS
•   Centralized user administration
•   Provisioning and call server redundancy
•   USB and over-the-air configuration

Performance and fault management
•   On-board site survey and diagnostics tools
•   Enhanced syslog reporting
•   Roaming and handoff reporting
•   Event logging
•   Hardware diagnostics
•   Status and status reporting
•   PING support (initiate and response)
•   Traceroute
Configuration management
•   User and administrator login and privileges
•   PC-connected (USB) and remote over-the-air configuration management


XML applications program interface
•   Standards-based XHTML API
•   On-board WebKit-based browser (JavaScript, CSS, DOM) for rich applications integration
•   Corporate directory access LDAP
Spectralink open application interface (OAI)
•   Backward compatibility with Spectralink OAI applications
Instant messaging
•   Handset-to-handset, PC client-to-handset IM support via Microsoft® OCS and/or Microsoft Lync
Real-Time Location Services (RTLS)
•   Embedded RTLS beacon (Ekahau) for location tracking
•   AeroScout
Calendar – Exchange server integration
•   Day and month view
•   Meeting reminders


Audio quality
•   ATIA 810B, TIA 920 audio quality standards
•   Full-duplex audio (compliant with IEEE 1329 full duplex standards)
•   Voice activity detection (VAD)
•   Comfort noise fill
•   Adaptive jitter buffer & packet loss concealment
•   Acoustic echo cancellation & background noise suppression
Quality of service (QOS)
•   Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM)
•   WMM-Power Save
•   WMM-Admission Control (draft)
•   IEEE 802.1p/Q tagging (VLAN)/DSCP tagging
•   WEP, WPA-Personal, WPA2-Personal, WPA2-Enterprise with 802.1X (EAPTLS, EAP-FAST, PEAP-MSCHAPv2) with Opportunistic Key Caching (OKC) and Cisco Client Key Management (CCKM)
•   Media encryption via Secure Real-Time Protocol (SRTP)
•   SIP signaling encryption via Transport Layer Security (TLS)
•   Server-based configuration file encryption (AES 128 bit)
•   HTTPS secure provisioning
•   Support for signed software executables

•   Address assignment via Manual or Dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP)
•   Domain name resolution via Domain Name Service (DNS)
•   Time and date synchronization using Simple Network Time Protocol (SNTP)
•   Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) for directory lookup and download
•   IEEE 802.1p/Q tagging (VLAN)/DSCP tagging

84 Series Chargers and Accessories

Complete your communication solution with 84 Series chargers and accessories. Spectralink offers versatile charging options, including multi-battery chargers and dual charger. The standard charge time is 3.5 hours to 100%. Back-up battery, case, and clip options extend convenience on the move. Chargers and accessories are compatible with 8440 and 8441 devices.

84 Series Dual Charger

The Dual charger charges a handset and battery and spare battery pack. There is a single LED for each slot. The handset slot charges first followed by the battery pack slot. The handset will display charging information on the LCD in standby state. Power supply sold separately.

84 Series Multi-Charger

The Spectralink 84 Series 12-Bay Multi-Charger is an assembly of three Spectralink 84 Series Quad Chargers on a rack that can be mounted on the wall or on a desk. The unit charges up to 12 batteries simultaneously (batteries not included).


84 Series Quad Charger

The Quad Charger charges four separate spare battery packs simultaneously. There is a single LED for each slot. Tabletop or wall mount options. The Quad Charger allows users to save time and improve productivity in maintaining a supply of charged battery packs in multi-shift environments. Power supply sold separately.

84 Series Battery Packs

There are two easy-access cosmetic battery capacity options: Standard – for up to 8 hours talk time, 80 hours standby time. Extended – for up to 12 hours talk time, 120 hours standby time.

Vinyl or Silicone Carrying Cases

The carrying case fits snugly around the handset providing added protection. Available in clear or black.

Swivel Clips

Attach your device to your side for convenience on the go. The swivel clip is screw-mounted to the device for extra durability.

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