BT 8600 Advanced Call Blocker Cordless Home Phone with Answer Machine (Trio Handset Pack) £57.99 at Amazon
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BT 8600 Advanced Call Blocker Cordless Home Phone with Answer Machine (Trio Handset Pack) £57.99 at Amazon

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Found 10th MarEdited by:"gxw"
Now dropped in price by from 59.99 to 57.99 since I posted the dea, not many left though.

Been tracking these for months, nice low price. Worth buying? (Thanks mods for adding image)
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might be too late but try Tesco and asda they have been selling these off very cheap

they had some on my store a few days ago so try your own

hotukdeals.com/dea…253
Edited by: "caverncity" 10th Mar
Excellent value. HOT. Thanks for posting.
Edited by: "Adult" 10th Mar
caverncity14 m ago

might be too late but try Tesco and asda they have been selling these off …might be too late but try Tesco and asda they have been selling these off very cheapthey had some on my store a few days ago so try your ownhttps://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/bt-8600-premium-call-blocker-quad-now-only-30-tesco-instore-2899253


No thanks, I'll just thank the OP for posting the deal. People find it surprisingly hard to do.
ITMA18 m ago

No thanks, I'll just thank the OP for posting the deal. People find …No thanks, I'll just thank the OP for posting the deal. People find it surprisingly hard to do.


I was telling the OP to check seens as he is after one , fool. And yes I can thank when needed and no don't find it surprisingly hard to do either.
To be fair, the OP did ask "worth buying?" so I think he/she would be happy for a cheap suggestion. Then up to them which they find/go for
Really good price, ordered thanks
Great price. I paid £59.98 for the twin set.
I've had these for a couple of years and they've been excellent. Good range, call quality and battery life and the call blocker is a godsend. The only problem I've seen is that the backlight sometimes stays on while charging - easily sorted by just picking up and replacing the phone in the dock.
Great price for these, haven't had a scam call since I got them a year ago.
Some Tesco stores had the 4 phone reduced to £6 and this one reduced to £5 just over a year ago.
Some stores have since brought the phones back in after a range update.
Makes you wonder how much money they throw away due to poor planning and management.
Yes they are worth buying- I've had some of these for some time (I paid a lot more of course!) and they stop the nuisance calls dead.
Great for stopping nuisance calls.

Just to mention though, for anyone with talktalk their free callsafe service does exactly the same. I think all phone providers should offer this.
Edited by: "Mark43" 10th Mar
Easy to use and exceptionally efficient nuisance call blocking function for users with caller ID service. Suspect the 8600 model may be the previous generation to the current 8610 range so current price may offer good value for the features.
Thanks OP just ordered been looking for new set of phones and these seem great ..heat added.
Is it worth upgrading the BT8500 to these?
mugen62 h, 36 m ago

Is it worth upgrading the BT8500 to these?


No - there's practically no difference.
Thanks for the thanks, great that people like the deal
I have similar landland phones, using BT Call Guardian. I can't begin to tell you how good they are at filtering out call centre **** and other unwanted calls.
Thanks just ordered for delivery tomorrow.
Thanks to OP . Just ordered 3.

I've been waiting for these to be a decent price.

The call blocking works really really well. My friend uses them and swears by it. No junk calls at all since he bought them.
These are great. Call Guardian is worth it's weight in gold.
ordered based on comments about blocking calls, the missus is always moaning about calls during the day coming through and then hanging up - hopefully this will help

good find OP - twin pack is more as well
Nice call blocker be aware that to block calls the unit uses a whitelist of known good incoming numbers. Most of the bad reviews are from people who are unaware that the incoming number may be DIFFERENT from the number you would dial out from.

e.g.
Incoming 02081234567
Outgoing 81234567

Another thing to watch out for is that sometimes the incoming number may be in international format! e.g. 442081234567

What I found worked best was to look at the list of incoming calls and white list the ones that you wanted to receive. This has 2 benefits 1) You don't have to enter the phone numbers manually as they are pulled from the incoming calls 2) this approach always ensure the correct caller ID number is used.

If you remember that you can assign >1 number to a contact on the allowed caller list the phone will work fine. I got mine reduced from Amazon warehouse works fine. Of course the type of line you have (BT/ Virgin / Sky / VOIP / PlusNet / etc ) AND the provider used by the caller. Bottom line is these work as expected, they will hold the line for a minute or 2 when a call comes in, again not a problems and the second most common source of complaints by folk who report issues. The other "problem" that people report is the inability of unknown callers to follow the voice prompts - this might be a concern if your callers do are not english speakers. Again not a huge issue as you can review the dropped call log and whitelist specific calls. Well worth the time to set up. I installed one for my elderly parents - zero spam calls as the phone does not even "ring" in their house unless calls are on the whitelist. Be aware you might want to use a different (e.g. mobile ) number for hospital appointments etc. It all depends on your use / needs

Heat++ recommended
Edited by: "frownbreaker" 13th Mar
If I just wanted a good phone and not bothered about the blocking thing any recommendations please ?
frownbreaker59 m ago

Nice call blocker be aware that to block calls the unit uses a whitelist …Nice call blocker be aware that to block calls the unit uses a whitelist of known good incoming numbers. Most of the bad reviews are from people who are unaware that the incoming number may be DIFFERENT from the number you would dial out from. e.g.Incoming 02081234567Outgoing 81234567Another thing to watch out for is that sometimes the incoming number may be in international format! e.g. 442081234567What I found worked best was to look at the list of incoming calls and white list the ones that you wanted to receive. This has 2 benefits 1) You don't have to enter the phone numbers manually as they are pulled from the incoming calls 2) this approach always ensure the correct caller ID number is used.If you remember that you can assign >1 number to a contact on the allowed caller list the phone will work fine. I got mine reduced from Amazon warehouse works fine. Of course the type of line you have (BT/ Virgin / Sky / VOIP / PlusNet / etc ) AND the provider used by the caller. Bottom line is these work as expected, they will hold the line for a minute or 2 when a call comes in, again not a problems and the second most common source of complaints by folk who report issues. The other "problem" that people report is the inability of unknown callers to follow the voice prompts - this might be a concern if your callers do are not english speakers. Again not a huge issue as you can review the dropped call log and whitelist specific calls. Well worth the time to set up. I installed one for my elderly parents - zero spam calls as the phone does not even "ring" in their house unless calls are on the whitelist. Be aware you might want to use a different (e.g. mobile ) number for hospital appointments etc. It all depends on your use / needsHeat++ recommended


The downside, of course, though, is that numbers you haven't whitelisted have to go through a procedure to get connected, and that can lead to missed important calls. Some people are happy to live with that, some aren't.
Looks like a good deal heat added.... Am looking for a hybrid handset that can accept both analogue calls (first line,BT) and VOIP calls (second line,internet connection). Any ideas?
PYLK25 m ago

Looks like a good deal heat added.... Am looking for a hybrid handset that …Looks like a good deal heat added.... Am looking for a hybrid handset that can accept both analogue calls (first line,BT) and VOIP calls (second line,internet connection). Any ideas?


would look at Gigaset get a N300 base then Gigaset additional handset of your choice to match, theres also a N300A if you want an answermachine as well, its a good hybrid set up
As mentioned before this model is end of life BT are completely in bed with Amazon hence why you will start to see less and less deals on BT phones. As also mentioned the screen on these is bloody annoying if you have one in the bedroom the bloomin thing just freezes with the backlight on and illuminates you room ! Happens all the time on them. Doesnt have a great range but very few dect phone do, advertised 50m indoors - I think not.
I have these, never had a problem with them. The call blocking on them is fantastic and would highly recommend. Takes a while to get all friends and family home and mobile phones etc whitelisted, but once you do it works a treat
Do these work with Virgin Media
These are good. We have a quad set. Just bear in mind when someone is calling you, it can take a couple or few rings on their end before the phones start to ring (I think the main base station is instant). We've had people saying it takes ages for us to answer and it goes to the machine, we upped the amount of rings in the settings before it goes to answer machine so it sorted it. It's no biggie though really.

Also the call blocker is great, we haven't had a single cold call get through to us and we've owned these a few years.

Not as fast or nice looking as our old Panasonic ones but the call guardian feature is the main reason to get these.
I saw one review where they had been returned becuaee if someone hung up during the answer machine bit the phone wouldn't disconnect and when the next person called they would just get an engaged line?
bilaldude3318 h, 40 m ago

I saw one review where they had been returned becuaee if someone hung up …I saw one review where they had been returned becuaee if someone hung up during the answer machine bit the phone wouldn't disconnect and when the next person called they would just get an engaged line?


I saw that too, more than one person said that. Mine does work fine, it does keep the line open for a few seconds but after one minute its dropped. Could be fault;y phones or more likely bad wiring / too many phones REN etc and people not understanding their home phones.
dazzler30313th Mar

would look at Gigaset get a N300 base then Gigaset additional handset of …would look at Gigaset get a N300 base then Gigaset additional handset of your choice to match, theres also a N300A if you want an answermachine as well, its a good hybrid set up


N300 are £35 2nd hand on ebay and new one on Broadband buyer. Simple to setup Vs Linksys SPA3000
Also these units will work with the Gigaset N300 but you'll loose the call blocking.
Edited by: "frownbreaker" 15th Mar
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