Ascom d83 Protector Lite

The reliable, robust and professional handset for mobile workers

The new Ascom d83 Protector Lite is possibly the toughest, most versatile enterprise-grade DECT handset ever made. It delivers the voice quality, reliability, messaging and alarm functions demanded in today’s workplaces.

Where and how it works

Robust design

Durable against shock, squeeze, vibration, temperature and chemicals. Water and dust resistant with IP65 classification

Protect lone and vulnerable workers

Unparalleled protection through push-button, man-down, no-movement and pull-cord alarms. DECT, LF and IR technologies provide high precision location tracking of workers.

Exceptional sound quality´╗┐

Strong and clear audio thanks to wide-band audio and noise/echo cancellation - critical for workplaces with high ambient noise levels.

Safe and secure

Classified DECT security and certified for intrinsic safety. Encrypted voice and data.

24/7 operation

Long-life and replaceable batteries enable cost effective and efficient 24/7 use of every handset. 

Effective communication and collaboration

Visualize data from devices, equipment, colleagues, customers and personal alarms supported by it's large screen. 

  • Technical specifications
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Dimensions: 150 x 64 x 23 mm 
Weight: 175 g (6.17 oz) (incl. clip and battery) Color: Handset: gray/black, Front plate: steel grey (standard), black, turquoise, green, orange

Build: Case: PC/ABS, Keypad: PC, Clip: PA Case: Hinge type (standard), swivel type or no clip

Size: 40 x 50 mm (2.4 ")
Type: TFT
Colors: 262 k individual colors Screen: 240 x 320 pixel LCD with white LED backlight.

Battery and charging
Type: Li-ion 3.7 V, 920 mAh 
Speech time: Up to 10 hrs (with location features enabled)
Stand-by time up to 120 hrs (with black screen saver activated and location features disabled).
Charge time: <4 hrs.

Multi-purpose connector for battery charging, fast software download and configuration
Other: Screw-reinforced standard 3.5 mm headset connector for Peltor/3M hearing protection headset cable The 3.5 mm connector can also be used for charging with a charging cable using a Europlug.

DECT protocol detection: Automatic detection and configuration for US DECT and EU. DECT at first registration Frequency range:  
1880–1900 MHz: Europe, Africa, Middle East, Australia, New Zealand and parts of Asia 1900–1906 MHz: Thailand 
1910–1920 MHz: Brazil 
1910–1930 MHz: Latin America
1920–1930 MHz: US
Modulation: GFSK
Channel spacing: 1.728 MHz
Antenna: Two integral antennas for diversity Sensitivity: -93 dBm
Maximum: 10 mW: Europe, Latin America, Brazil, 4 mW: US
Bluetooth: Not supported

Wideband audio: Support of voice codecs 
G.722.2 and G.726
Background noise reduction: Two micro-phones and Adaptive Noise Reduction Ring signal: Adjustable in 8 steps
Max. sound ring signal level: 100 dBA at 10 cm distance
Earpiece: Adjustable in 8 steps of 3dB each Loudspeaker: Duplex loudspeaker

User interface
Indicators: Sound, vibrator, illuminated display and/or a multicolored LED indicates incoming call/message, 14 ring signals
Button and keys: Three programmable soft keys, fourway navigation key, off-hook key, on-hook and power on/off key, numerical keys, sound off key, volume up/down, alarm button, mute multifunction button and push-to-talk multifunction button

Central phonebook: Unlimited number of entries, maximum 40 characters in a name and 20 digits in a number 
Company phonebook: 1,000 entries, maximum 24 characters in a name and 24 digits in a number
Local phonebook: 250 entries, maximum 48 character in a name and 24 digits in a number

Answer call: Button press or auto answer
Call list storage capacity: 50 calls (received, dialed and missed) with time stamp

Maximum message length: Up to 140 characters from handset, depending on language and system settings 
Storage capacity: 30 received/sent messages (>20,000 characters)
Other: Configurable beeps depending on urgency, pre-programmed messages

Menu and message languages: Arabic, Czech, 
Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, Flemish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Portuguese (European), Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovakian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish plus one downloadable language

Location and alarm
Location types: DECT, Infrared (IR), Low Frequency (LF)
Alarm types: Push button, man-down, no-movement and/or pull-cord 
Optional add-ons: Acoustic Location Signal, post-alarm automatic  emergency call 

Encryption: Full support of the DECT Security EN300444 feature N35 (Enhanced security) and N36 (AES/DSAA2 authentication)


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d83 product sheet
d83 product sheet

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