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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
Solid, reliable, easy to use
on March 3, 2005
We have owned this machine for a couple of years now. It has proven to be superior to every answering machine we have previously owned in a very important respect: it still works as well as it did when we first installed it. It is adequate in every respect but one, which is only of interest to rural users: it does not have a battery backup for the time and date settings.
We live in rural Virginia, and the power fails fairly frequently at some times of the year due to ice storms, wind-blown tree limbs, etc. When this happens, the KXTM100B preserves our greeting and our messages, but we have to reset the time and day of the week. Until we do that (it is very easy to do), the unit does not record these with new incoming messages.
That said, the unit is, in every other respect, at the very least adequate, and in most ways excellent and easy to use. We have not had any of the negative experiences reported by others here.
Bottom line: knowing what we know, we'd buy it again.