C-Phone uses

Discussion in 'Sport Yachts/Yachts' started by Alum of CU, Dec 9, 2019.

  1. Alum of CU

    Alum of CU New Member

    6
    Jul 11, 2019
    1998 SeaRay 500DA
    Previous Boats
    1988 4280 Cruisers Yachts
    1991 MasterCraft Prostar 1990
    Caterpillar 3176's
    Hi All,
    Any new updates for the C-Phone in my 500DA that you have done to yours? How do you use yours? Do you still use it? Where did you get rj-11 style phones? That sort of thing.
    I still have the manual, and it looks like it does a lot of stuff. The old Analog Cellular phone is obsolete but looks like there is other stuff like room to room, fog horn, etc.

    Thank you,
    Dave
     
  2. Skip Boyer

    Skip Boyer Member

    68
    Sep 24, 2015
    North Carolina
    1998 500DA Sundancer, 1999 Maxum 2800, 1998 270DA, FFG 7 Oliver Hazard Perry
    Twin Detroit 6V92TA
    I took most of mine out. LOL Seriously i did remove it. I turned the power switch on a few times and and a minute or two it beeped and powered itself down ??? Im curious to see if anyone else is using theres.
     
  3. tc410

    tc410 Active Member PLATINUM Sponsor

    951
    Oct 9, 2006
    Charlevoix, MI/Jupiter, FL
    2005 550DB
    MAN CRM-900
    I have phones in the GSR, MSR, salon, and bridge that are strictly room to room intercoms - no cellular interface. I will admit that I rarely use it. I’ve called the salon from the bridge a few times with it while underway to ask my wife to bring something up on her next trip, but honestly it’s just easier to text her.

    My Raymarine VHF/Hailer has a fog horn feature that sounds through the loudspeaker on the hardtop. I have used that a few times.

    RJ-11 phones can be purchased on Amazon or your local Ace Hardware for about $10 each.
     

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