The Alcatel-Lucent 8242 DECT Handset

The Alcatel-Lucent 8242 DECT handset offers a rich on-site mobility communication experience, leveraging all capabilities of the powerful OmniPCX Enterprise Communication server and OmniPCX Office RCE.

Day-to-day communication activities are made easier for mobile workforces, with new 8242 DECT features such as a large color screen for crystal-clear readability, HD audio-ready technology for superior sound quality, Bluetooth® technology for headset use, as well as USB connectivity.

Designed as a high-end business terminal, the 8242 DECT handset also provides notification and location capabilities, as well as a one-button alarm function to address vertical markets such as hospitality, healthcare or any other on-demand environment.


  • Alcatel-Lucent OmniPCX™ telephony protocol (AGAP)
  • Lightweight, ergonomic design and intuitive operation
  • Large (2.4 in), 65,000 color thinfilm-transistor (TFT) display with 320 x 240 pixel resolution
  • Keypad and display backlight
  • Programmable keys
  • Hands-free, microphone mute and vibrate modes
  • Headset jack (3.5 mm)
  • Antenna diversity
  • Direct micro-USB charging
  • Embedded alarm applications:Notification- and location-based services
  • Alarm button
  • Bluetooth headset profile*


  • Investment protection: Compatible with previously deployed Alcatel-Lucent base stations
  • Supports large Alcatel-Lucent OmniPCX Enterprise campus configurations
  • IP-DECT connectivity**
  • Notification- and location-based services:
    ¬ Location alarm signal when alarm is triggered to help locate user
    ¬ Up to four notification call types from server
    ¬ Personal protection and location features require an external server
    ¬ Task monitoring can be signaled by handset to central server (e.g., hospitality, healthcare, warehousing)
  • Excellent voice quality and business telephony features improve user responsiveness and business productivity
  • Green: Economy mode automatically uses low radio emission power (25 mW peak)
  • Low power mode (50 mW) makes it suitable for demanding environments (require specific site survey)

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