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Meridian DECT
Capacity and Coverage

System Capacity

Succession 1000 X21 Release 1 and later 640 handsets and 32 base-stations
M1 Option 11C mini X11R25 and later 640 handsets and 32 base-stations
M1 Option 11 C X11R25 and later 640 handsets and 160 base-stations
Meridian 1 Options 51, 61 and 81X11R25 and later 3000 handsets (typical office traffic) and 256 base-stations

Multiple systems can be used to increase coverage and/or user capacity on a single or multiple sites.
DECT is supported on Meridian X11 Releases R23 onwards at lower capacities.


Up to 700,000 square metres on large Meridian (depends on building characteristics)

DECT Base-station

Base-stations provide the radio link to the user's handset.
Support handover and roaming - user can walk and talk wherever he/she is on site.

  • Two base-stations are available:
  • Normal Base-station: 6 channel (supports up to 6 simultaneous calls)
  • High Capacity Base-station: 12 channel (supports up to simultaneous calls). For use in dense offices.
  • Typical cell radius within a building 20-100m
  • Optional directional antenna
  • Unobtrusive - wall or ceiling mounted
  • Optional external housing for outdoor coverage

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