The Gigaset A540 is everything you need in a landline phone. This cordless phone combines ease of use with two-tone design in anthracite/black. It’s harmonic shape and useful features complement any living environment. A large, high-contrast display with lighting offers a choice of colours.
FYI: The Gigaset A540 is the upgraded replacement for the Gigaset A510.
- Brilliant hands-free talking in HSP™ sound quality
- Telephone book with up to 150 names and numbers
- Call display with telephone number or name
- Adjustable volume (5 level for handset and hands-free mode)
- Adjustable ring melodies (20 melodies in the handset)
- Day/Night mode: timed ring deactivation (except VIP calls)
- Anonymous call suppression: indicated visually
Voice over Internet Protocol, also called VoIP, IP Telephony, Internet telephony, Broadband telephony, Broadband Phone and Voice over Broadband is the routeing of voice conversations over the Internet or through any other IP-based network.
VoIP Phones (also known as IP Phones or SIP Phones) are fast becoming the standard for home and business communications. Giving end-users the look and feel of traditional telephones, these clever devices actually provide all the flexibility associated with VoIP solutions and don’t rely on any computer connection!
Settings to suit your lifestyle
Customise your Gigaset A540 with these great options
Enjoy the visual delight of a large, 1.8” (32 x 34 mm [w x h]) high-contrast colour display with 96 x 64 pixels and a choice of four colours for the display lighting. Special contacts can be set as a VIP call with individual melody and display colour – so you can be sure when loved ones call. You can choose from 20 ringtones on the handset and six on the base.
Everything you need – and only that!
Essential phoning features for ease of use
The Gigaset A540 Cordless phone offers everything you need in a landline phone. You can make use of an easy-to-use telephone book with enough storage space for up to 150 contacts, with names and numbers. The display presents the telephone number or name as a useful call indication.
The convenient VoIP and fixed line phone makes calling a pleasure with up to 3 parallel calls, and HD sound
On the Gigaset A540 IP, you have the choice of either VoIP or fixed line calls to suit your needs. Enjoy the convenience and flexibility of making up to 3 parallel calls. The hands-free talking function allows you to multitask with ease. All VoIP calls reach you in exceptional HD sound1 with HDSP™ technology. The connection to the Internet allows you to access basic online information services such as the weather forecast, email notification or RSS feeds via the Gigaset A540 IP.
Choose to enjoy the silence
Deactivate the ringtone when you prefer not to be disturbed
Use the day/night mode to deactivate your ringtone with a timer so you can sleep without being disturbed by your phone. Your VIP calls keep activated in case someone close to you urgently needs to get hold of you. In addition, you can suppress anonymous calls so that calls with no caller ID are only indicated visually.
The sound you want to hear
Enjoy Brilliant HSPTM sound with adjustable volume settings
Multitasking is easy with the Gigaset A540 Cordless phone: you can continue whatever it is you’re doing while enjoying hands-free conversations in Brilliant HSPTM sound. You can also adjust the volume in order to suit your environment and personal preference, by choosing from five volume levels for the handset, as well as the hands-free mode.
ECO DECT: Pure energy savings and radiation-free
The Gigaset A540 is energy saving and environment-friendly
The energy-saving power supply of the Gigaset A540 consumes less electricity, so it’s kinder to the environment and kinder to your wallet. Like all Gigaset cordless phones, it variably reduces the transmitting power from the handset to base station depending on their distance apart. You can also reduce the transmitting power of the Gigaset A540’s base station by 80% simply by selecting the ECO Mode. Furthermore, radiation-free ECO Mode Plus turns off the transmitting power when the phone is on standby.
The Gigaset A540A takes your messages
With an integrated answering machine, the A540A landline phone has up to 20 minutes of recording time – so you can be sure never to miss an important message. The answering machine is easy to use via both the handset and base station. New message notifications are displayed on the handset and the base station.
Add extra handsets
The Gigaset A540 can be expanded with up to six handsets
Make your Gigaset A540 analogue phone system reach further by adding extra handsets according to your needs. You can add up to six additional handsets and set them up in different rooms around the house or office. Not only will it add a functional element to your life, it also adds a beautiful design enrichment for your living environment.
The Gigaset A540 IP is the flexible and convenient VoIP and fixed line phone with additional online information services and parallel calls. If you need a versatile VoIP and fixed line phone, then the Gigaset A540 IP is the solution for you.
Number of telephone numbers (analogue)
Telephone numbers (IP)
Calls in parallel (analogue)
Calls in parallel (IP)
LAN Port, Headset connection 2,5 mm
Autom. reduction of transmission power, Radiation-free in standby mode, Low energy consumption
Gigaset GO Features
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Standby time up to (h)
Talk time up to (h)
Phonebook # entries (name / number)
Individual ringtones for VIP entries
Optical call signalling
Illuminated display, Flashing send key
Number of Expandable Handsets
Number assignment for incoming and outgoing external calls
Number assignment for incoming and outgoing internal calls
Free internal calls
Phone-/Adressbook-transfer internal via DECT (handset to handset)
Internal transfer of external calls, conference circuit, call back
Sound Quality / Acoustic Features
HD Voice (wideband voice)
Convenient hands-free talking (full duplex quality)
Handsfree talking handset/base
Number of ringtones
Display Dimensions (H x W mm)
33 x 52
Display Diagonal spread (inch)
Display Resolution (px)
96 x 64
Display of caller
Display of caller’s number (CLIP)
List of the last # missed calls with time and date
List of # outgoing calls with time and date
List of # received calls with time and date
List of # all calls with time and date
Multilingual menu (several display languages)
Time / Date displayed
Number of languages
Easy handling with navigation key
Message indicator key
Handset, H x W x D in mm
155 x 50 x 28
Handset, weight incl. Accu in grammes
Base station, H x W x D in mm
132 x 105 x 46
Base station, weight in mm
Charger, H x W x D in mm
6 x 75 x 71
Charger, weight in g 40
Accu-Type 2 x NiMH AAA
1 x Gigaset A540 IP base
1 x power adapter for connecting the base to the mains power supply
1 x phone cable to connect the base to the analogue fixed line (RJ11 6-pole; flattened cable)
1 x Ethernet cable (Cat 5 with 2 x RJ45 module plug) for connecting the base to the LAN/Internet
1 x Gigaset A540H handsets
2 x batteries for the handset (uncharged)
1 x battery covers for the handset
1 x handset charger
1 x power adapter for connecting the charger to the mains power supply
1 x quick guide
1-year carry-in warranty