funktel FC4 Ex HS

Intrinsically Safe DECT Industrial Handset

The new ATEX DECT handset FC4 Ex HS marks funktel’s latest development in intrinsically safe, robust industrial handsets with DECT-based integrated voice-data communication and explosion protection. As successor to the well-known FC1 series, the FC4 handsets are integrated seamlessly in any existing DECT system.

The illuminated high-resolution colour display, a newly designed symbol-based user interface and the illuminated keypad containing colour function keys make using the FC4 series a child’s play.

The battery can be easily changed by the user and offers state-of-the-art power management. Combined with highly individualized configuration of usage, signalling, messaging functions and outstanding communication lists, the FC4 handset is the perfect professional communication tool, resulting in a high level of security, while offering easy operation and exact information.

The FC4 Ex HS is certified for usage within hazardous areas and fulfills the latest European ATEX guideline; Gas according to ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU: Ex II 2G Ex ib IIC T4 Gb


  • Explosion protection for gas in zones 1 and 2
  • Degree of protection: IP65 (water-jet proof and dust-tight)
  • Head-set socket for audio equipment
  • Colour display with 65,536 colours, fixed shatter-proof
  • Graphical User Interface
  • Illuminated keys, abrasion resistant, with coloured menu hotkeys
  • 20 MIDI ringtones, high volume up to 92 dB
  • Individual signalling for internal, external and messaging alerts: tone, volume, duration, vibration, with temporary muting
  • Hot key for local phone book with 500 entries
  • User-replaceable, screw-fastened Lithium-ion battery with exact status information
  • Diversity DECT antenna for optimum connection quality
  • Speaker for hands-free operation



  • Radio standard: DECT™ (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications)
  • Frequency range: 1,88 … 1,9 GHz
  • Transmission power: Average: 10 mW, Peak: 250 mW
  • Dimensions: 141 x 47 x 35 mm (incl. clip)
  • Mass: Approx. 133 g (incl. battery and clip)
  • Ring tone volume: max. 87 dB (A) at 50 cm distance(1)
  • Handset operating life(2): Talk-time: up to 17 hours / Stand-by: up to 150 hours
  • Charging time: Approx. 7 hours with discharged battery
  • Battery type: Lithium-Ion, 700 mAh
  • Operating temperature: Handset: -10 … +55 °C / Charger: +5 … +40 °C
  • Storage temperature: -25 … +55 °C (Short-term storage, max. 1 month) / 0 … +25 °C (max. 12 months)
  • Shipping temperature: -20 … +60 °C (with battery)
1)  depending on ring tone
2)  at fully charged battery, depending on display settings