Good answering machines include the Amplicom AB900, the AT&T 1740, the ClearSounds ANS3000, the Motorola L701 and the Uniden D3097, as of 2015. Other recommended models include the Panasonic KX-TG7644M, the Panasonic KX-TG4733B, the Siemens Gigaset SL785, the VTech DS6421-3 and the Panasonic KX-TG6672B, states eBay.
The Amplicom AB900 offers playback speed control, headset support, tone adjustment and a 24-minute recording capacity. The AT&T 1740 has volume control, a display for new messages, 60 minutes of message space, and an audio reminder of the date and time of the received message. The ClearSounds ANS3000 showcases large buttons, call screening, 30-minute recording time and remote access to messages. The Panasonic KX-TG7644M features Bluetooth compatibility, 18 minutes of message space, a battery alert and call screening. The Siemens Gigaset SL785 offers Bluetooth compatibility, headset support and caller ID.