OpenScape DECT Phone S5

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DECT Handset S5 and SL5
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The OpenScape DECT Phone S5 is the elegant DECT cordless handset with top-of-the-range features. From the high-quality handset with silver front panel, to the large 1.8-inch TFT color display with modern user interface, this handset looks exquisite. As well as great style, it offers optimum functionality, with excellent two way hands-free, Vibra Alarm, Bluetooth Interface and a 2.5mm headset jack. The OpenScape DECT Phone S5 is the successor of Gigaset S4 professional.

Based on DECT-/GAP-/PN-CAP- standards, it implements the requirements of professional telephone users and makes them available to the HiPath-/OpenScape- Cordless systems.

For OpenScape DECT Phone S5 Base, meant DECT base station with OpenScape DECT Phone S5 handset please look here.

Key Features

The following table provides an overview. This list is not exhaustive. Please refer to the detailed operating instructions for more information.

Mobility Features

Multi-cell capability

  • Roaming
  • Seamless connection Handover during a call
  • Bearer handover in case of disturbances
  • Display message when leaving the radio network


  • Encrypted voice transmission regarding DECT standard
  • Secure system logon

Multi-DECT system capability option for parallel registration of the handset at up to four DECT systems

Description of Features of the OpenScape DECT Phone S5 handset


  • Illuminated keypad
  • Combined accept call/hands-free key
  • MWI (Message Waiting Indicator) key
  • 5-way navigation key
  • Keypad lock on/off
  • Key for all ringers off
  • Talk key functions:
    • when pressed briefly: redial list
    • when held down: dial state
  • Free programmable Display-key
  • Combined microphone transmit volume/mute key
  • R- (Flash) key
  • 2-way side rocker switch for simple volume control during a call


  • Illuminated graphical display
  • brilliant TFT display, 65k color, 128*160 pixel resolution
  • Color scheme and screen saver settings
  • Display of fonts and symbols in different situations in large fonts
  • Configurable timeout of the display
  • Display-Languages of the handsets:

German, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, Czech, Slovakia, Polish, Turkish, Greek, Hungarian, Russian, Croatian, Slovenian, Roman, Serbian, Catalan, Bulgarian, Bosnian, Ukrainian, Arabian

Display in idle state

  • Status display:
    • Battery charging
    • Received field strength
    • Ring tones off
    • Warning tone on
    • Keypad lock on
    • Bluetooth activated
  • Local editing of base station name
  • Notices of (Display-indicate with the first off hock):
    • own call number
    • Date and time


  • Picture out of media pool store
    • alternative to pictures: analogue or digital clock
  • Screensaver replaces the notices in idle


  • Handset is preset
  • Individual settings
    • Fast access on functions and numbers
    • Belay of numeric key/ display key
    • Display: Language, Color-Schema, Contrast, Illuminating, Screensaver
    • Automatic Call acceptance on/off
    • handsfree-/earpiece volume
    • ring tones, melodies

Media Pool administered:

  • Monophonic ring tones (Sounds)
  • Polyphone melodies (Sounds)
  • Pictures for:
    • Screensaver
    • Caller pictures (ClIP pictures)

Alarm clock

  • activated/deactivated
  • Period: Monday – Friday or daily
  • Wake-up call is signaled with selected Sound

Appointments (Calendar)

  • They can remember let up to 30 appointments
    • Appointments of the day are indicated,
    • Appointment can be supplemented with text,
    • Appointment call is signaled with selected Sound,
    • Indicated text, date and time are indicated.
  • List of missed appointments

Phone book

  • Storage possibility of the directory
    • Up to 500 entries for all directories
    • Fast access on a number (speed dialing)
    • Up to three phone numbers with accompanying name, surname (private/office/mobile), e-mail address, appointments with signaling, VIP-notation, CLIP pictures
  • phone book administration via PC (Gigaset QuickSync = PC application)
    • via Bluetooth-Interface
    • via Mini- USB interface
  • Saving/loading phone book data from/to HiPath Manager (HiPath-/OpenScape- Cordless Enterprise)
  • Access to System phone book
    • LDAP system telephone database (only with HiPath Cordless Office)
    • HiPath Manager (HiPath-/OpenScape- Cordless Enterprise)

Message signaling

  • Illuminated MWI (Message Waiting Indication) key alerts users of new messages
  • Signaling of the new message through press the MWI-key

Call signaling

  • Automatic call acceptance when the handset is removed from the charging unit (configurable)
  • Visual/acoustic call signaling
  • Display of call number and caller name
  • Distinction between internal and external calls
  • Ring tones and melodies:
    • 5 standard ringer tones
    • 21 polyphonic ringer melodies
  • Ring tones can be deactivated while attention tone is activated
  • Setting of different ringers for internal and external calls
  • Volume can be set in 5 steps plus crescendo

Handset lock

  • with 4-digit PIN


  • 2 Nickel-Metal-Hydride „AAA“ Micro batteries
  • Approved capacity: 550-1000mAh
  • Two approved batteries are supplied with the phone
  • Charging
    • in power-off mode
    • in power-off mode with activated PIN protection
    • in operating mode
  • Low battery warning tone (configurable)

Headset 1
Headset connection via:

  • Corded: 2,5 mm jack
  • Cordless: Bluetooth
  • Tested Corded- Headsets (please consider the adapter cable):
    • Plantronics CHS142N
    • Plantronics HW291N/A (requires adapter cable 2.5mm jack to QD – Plantronics P/N 64279-02)
    • Jabra BIZ 2400 Mono 3 in 1
    • Jabra BIZ 2300 Mono
    • Jabra BIZ 1900 Mono
  • Tested Cordless (Bluetooth)- Headsets:
    • Plantronics Blackwire 720
    • Plantronics Voyager 8200 UC
    • Plantronics Voyager Focus UC
    • Plantronics Voyager 5200 UC
    • Plantronics Voyager 3200 UC
    • Plantronics Voyager Legend UC
    • Plantronics Voyager Edge/R (EOL)
    • Plantronics M55 (EOL)
    • Jabra Supreme UC
    • Jabra Motion UC +
  • Hearing aide compatible (HAC)

Accessories (e.g. carrying aids) 2

  • One Belt clip is supplied with the phone

PC Interface

  • Bluetooth, Mini- USB
  • Bluetooth Specification: V2.1, the following profiles are available:
    • Headset-HSP, Data-SPP, Handset-HFP, Object-Push- profile OPP

PC Application

  • Gigaset QuickSync
    • Phone book synchronization
    • Loading from Screensaver, CLIP-pictures, melodies and ringer tones

Compatible with HiPath Positioning System (HPS)

  • Localization of mobile users (only with HiPath-/OPenScape Cordless Enterprise) using HiPath Positioning System

PC-Software (Gigaset QuickSync)

  • Download of Gigaset QuickSync software, available for Microsoft Windows 32/64 bit and Apple MacOS operative systems.

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  • you can use this page to look for different carrying aids, belt clips and special-headsets - DECT Handset accessory

Comparison to the predecessor Gigaset S4 professional

The following provides an overview of the new features provided with the OpenScape DECT Phone S5

  • Functionality
    • Audio: adjustment of the microphone/sending level up to 4 steps, to provide an enhanced acoustics in noisy environments
    • Battery exchange: separate battery compartment for easier battery exchange
    • Vibra Alarm/Silent Alarm: integrated
    • Signal: optional acoustic signal when user leaves/enters the DECT covered area
    • Automatically Keypad lock: switches off/on automatically when receiving calls
    • Bluetooth: (if supported by the headset) transfer of the caller id (e.g. clip info) in the headset via Bluetooth
    • Ringer: optional off, when handset is located in charger
  • User Interface
    • Keys: Larger keys for easier usage
    • Function keys: located around the Navigation key
    • Quick dial: telephone book entries could be assigned to the two soft keys for quick dialing
    • Housing: surface optimized to resist against aggressive substances
    • Cooperate Design: integrated (e.g. colors, Harmonized ringer tone and brand)
    • Phonebook editor: In addition to the handset menus, the language of the Phonebook editor can now be changed between Latin (standard), Cyrillic, Turkish, Arabic and Greek. Instruction to change this language, please look here.

Connectable Devices

The OpenScape DECT Phone S5 handset can be connected to the following systems:

HiPath 4000

  • HiPath Cordless Enterprise from R3.42.0-CV422

OpenScape 4000

  • OpenScape Cordless Enterprise from R0.4.0-CV020

HiPath 3000

  • HiPath Cordless Office from V9_R2.8.1_006

OpenScape Business

  • HiPath Cordless Office from V1R1.3.0

HiPath Positioning System

  • from R1.2.0

Tests at predecessor releases of the systems were not carried out. The use of the handset in earlier system-versions should be possible, but functional restrictions could not be absolutely excluded.

The following Gigaset QuickSync Software is supported:

  • Gigaset QuickSync from 8.5.872.1

Technical data

  • standard battery type (supplied with the phone)
    • 2 * NiMH AAA 700 mAh
  • Dimensions
    • Handset 151 x 49 x 26 (H × W × D in mm)
      • Weigth (incl. batteries) approx. 125g
    • Charging unit 40 x 81 x 80 (H × W × D in mm)
      • Weigth (incl. power supply unit) approx. 110g
  • package content:
    • OpenScape DECT Phone S5: handset, battery cover, two batteries, belt clip, Manual "Mobile Telephone Information"
    • OpenScape DECT Phone S5 Base: handset, two batteries, belt clip, DECT base station, power connector cable, telephone connector cable, Manual "User Guide"
    • OpenScape DECT Phone S5 charger: charger unit, power connector cable
  • order numbers
    • OpenScape DECT Phone S5 Handset - S30852-H2665-R141
    • OpenScape DECT Phone S5 Handset LAM - S30852-H2665-U141
      • shifted DECT frequency: 1910 - 1930 MHz
    • OpenScape DECT Phone S5 charger EU - S30852-H2685-R141
    • OpenScape DECT Phone S5 charger UK - S30852-H2685-L141
    • OpenScape DECT Phone S5 charger AUS/NZ - S30852-H2685-C441
    • OpenScape DECT Phone S5 charger BRA - S30852-H2685-U341
    • OpenScape DECT Phone S5 charger LAM/US - S30852-H2685-U141

Documentation and Training

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See also