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CapTel 840

For people who don’t have Internet access, the CapTel 840 relies on a landline (analog telephone line) to provide captions and voice. This is also known as a one-line CapTel.

CapTel 840 Phone Features

  • Requires an analog phone line. DSL can be supported if using an appropriate filter

  • Large screen with easy-to-read captions

  • Built-in answering machine with captions

  • One touch button to reach customer service 24/7

  • Available in Spanish

  • Captioning service is at no cost

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Requirement for Captel 840

Connection 1:*

Any one of these 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 line
    or
  • DSL with digital filter

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.

* Not compatible with PBX system unless an analog port is available.


VIDEO: CapTel 840 Overview