AT&T 210 Corded Trimline Phone 210 User Manual

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This symbol is to alert you to importantoperating or servicing instructions that may appear in this user’s manual. Always follow

basic safety precautions when using this product to reduce the risk of injury, fire, or electric shock.

1.Read and understand all instructions in the user’s manual. Observe all markings on the product.

2.Avoid using a telephone during a thunderstorm. There may be a slight chance of electric shock from lightning.

3.Do not use a telephone in the vicinity of a gas leak. If you suspect a gas leak, report it immediately, but use a telephone away from the area where gas is leaking. If this product is a cordless model, make sure the base is also away from the area.

4.Do not use this product near water, or when you are wet. For example, do not use it in a wet basement or shower, or next to a swimming pool, bathtub, kitchen sink, or laundry tub. Do not use liquids or aerosol sprays for cleaning. If the product comes in contact with any liquids, unplug any line or power cord immediately. Do not plug the product back in until it has dried thoroughly.


5.Install this product in a protected location.

Where no one can trip over any line or power cords. Protect cords from damage or abrasion.

6.If this product does not operate normally, read In case of difficulty in the user's manual. If you cannot solve the problem, or if the product is damaged, refer to the limited warranty. Do not open this product except as may be directed in your user's

manual. Opening the product or reassembling it incorrectly may expose you to hazardous voltages or other risks.

7.If this product has user-replaceablebatteries, replace batteries only as described in your user’s manual.Do not burn or puncture batteries — they contain caustic chemicals.

8.If this product has a three-prong(grounding) plug or a polarized plug with one wide prong, it may not fit innon-polarizedoutlets.Do not defeat the purpose of these plugs. If they do not fit in your outlet, the outlet should be replaced by an electrician.

CAUTION: Use only the power adapter

provided with this product. To obtain

a replacement, visit our website at www. or call1 (800) 222-3111.In Canada, dial1 (866) 288-4268.


Especially about corded telephones

Electrical power: The telephone base must be connected to a working electrical outlet. The electrical outlet should not be controlled by a wall switch.Calls cannot be made from the handset if the telephone base is unplugged or switched off, or if the electrical power is interrupted.

Power adapter: The power adapter is intended to be correctly oriented in a vertical


or floor mount position. The prongs are not designed to hold the plug in place if it is plugged into a ceiling, under-the-tableor cabinet outlet.

Especially about

telephone answering systems

Two-way recording: This unit does not sound warning beeps to let the other party know that the call is being recorded. To ensure that you are in compliance with any federal or state regulations regarding a telephone call, you should start the recording process and then inform the other party that you are recording the call.

FCC and ACTA information

If this equipment was approved for connection to the telephone network prior to July 23, 2001, it complies with Part 68 of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules. If the equipment was approved after that date, it complies with the Part 68 rules and with Technical Requirements for Connection of Equipment to the Telephone Network adopted by the Administrative Council for Terminal Attachments (ACTA). We are required to provide you with the following information.

1.Product identifier and REN information

The label on the back or bottom of this equipment contains, among other things, an identifier indicating product approval and the Ringer Equivalence Number (REN). This information must be provided to your local telephone company upon request. For equipment approved prior to July 23, 2001, the product identifier is preceded by the phrase "FCC Reg No." and the REN is listed separately. For equipment approved after that


date, the product identifier is preceded by "US" and a colon (:), and the REN is encoded in the product identifier without a decimal point as the sixth and seventh characters following the colon. For example, the product identifier US: AAAEQ03T123XYZ would indicate an REN of 0.3.

The REN is used to determine how many devices you may connect to your telephone line and still have them ring when you are called. In most, but not all areas, the sum of all RENS should be five (5.0) or less. You may want to contact your local telephone company for more information.

2.Connection and use with the nationwide telephone network

The plug and jack used to connect this equipment to the premises wiring and the telephone network must comply with the applicable part 68 rules and technical requirements adopted by ACTA. A compliant telephone cord and modular plug is provided with this product. It is designed to be connected to a compatible modular jack that is also compliant. An RJ11 jack should normally be used for connecting to a single line and an RJ14 jack for two lines, see installation instructions in the user's manual. This equipment may not be used with coin telephone lines or with party lines. If you have specially wired alarm dialing equipment connected to your telephone line, ensure the connection of this equipment does not disable your alarm equipment. If you have questions about what will disable the alarm equipment, consult your telephone company or qualified installer.

3. Repair instructions

If this equipment is malfunctioning, it must be unplugged from the modular jack until the problem has been corrected. Repairs to this telephone equipment can only be made by


the manufacturer or its authorized agents. For repair procedures, follow the instructions outlined under the limited warranty.

4.Rights of the telephone company

If this equipment is causing harm to the telephone network, the telephone company may temporarily discontinue your telephone service. The telephone company is required to notify you before interrupting service. If advance notice is not practical, you will be notified as soon as possible. You will be given the opportunity to correct the problem and the telephone company is required to inform you of your right to file a complaint with the FCC. Your telephone company may make changes in its facilities, equipment, operation, or procedures that could affect the proper functioning of this product. The telephone company is required to notify you if such changes are planned.

5.Hearing aid compatibility

If this product is equipped with a corded or cordless handset, it is hearing aid compatible.

6.Programming/testing of emergency numbers

If this product has memory dialing locations, you may choose to store police, fire department and emergency medical service telephone numbers in these locations. If you do, please keep three things in mind:

a.We recommend that you also write the telephone number on the directory card (if applicable), so that you can still dial the emergency number manually if the memory dialing feature doesn't work.

b.This feature is provided only as a convenience, and the manufacturer assumes no responsibility for customer reliance upon the memory feature.

c.Testing the emergency telephone numbers you have stored is not recommended.


However, if you do make a call to an emergency number:

You must remain on the line and briefly explain the reason for the call before hanging up.

Programming/testing of emergency numbers should be performed during offpeak hours, such as in the early morning or late evening, when the emergency services tend to be less busy.

Interference information: Part 15 of FCC rules

Some telephone equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio-frequencyenergy and, if not installed and used properly, may cause interference to radio and television reception. This product has been tested and found to meet the standards for a class B digital device, as specified in part 15 of the FCC rules.

These specifications area designed to provide reasonable protection against such interference in a residential installation. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation.

If this product causes interference to radio, VCR or television reception when it is in use, you might correct the interference with any one or all of these measures:

Where it can be done safely, re-orientthe receiving radio, VCR or television antenna.

To the extent possible, relocate the radio, VCR, television or other receiver with respect to the telephone equipment.

If this telephone product runs on AC power, plug your product into an AC outlet that's not on the same circuit as one used by your radio, VCR or television.

Modifications to this product, not expressly approved by the manufacturer, could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.


Limited warranty

The AT&T brand is used under license - any repair, replacement or warranty service, and all questions about this product should be directed to: In the United States of America call 1 (800) 222-3111 or In Canada, dial1 (866) 288-4268.

1.What does this limited warranty cover?

The manufacturer of this AT&T-brandedproduct warrants to the holder of a valid proof of purchase (“CONSUMER” or “you”) that the product and all accessories provided in the sales package (“PRODUCT”) are free from defects in material and workmanship, pursuant to the following terms and conditions, when installed and used normally and in accordance with the PRODUCT operating instructions.

This limited warranty extends only to the CONSUMER for products purchased and used in the United States of America and Canada.

2.What will be done if the PRODUCT is not free from defects in materials and

workmanship during the limited warranty period (“materially defective PRODUCT”)?

During the limited warranty period, the manufacturer’s authorized service

representative will repair or replace at the manufacturer’s option, without charge,

a materially defective PRODUCT. If the manufacturer repairs the PRODUCT, they may use new or refurbished replacement parts.

If the manufacturer chooses to replace the PRODUCT, they may replace it with a new or refurbished PRODUCT of the same or similar design. The manufacturer will retain defective parts, modules, or equipment. Repair or replacement of the PRODUCT, at the manufacturer’s option, is your exclusive

remedy. The manufacturer will return repaired or replacement products to you in working


condition. You should expect the repair or replacement to take approximately 30 days.

3.How long is the limited warranty period?

The limited warranty period for the PRODUCT extends for TWO (2) YEARS from the date

of purchase. If the manufacturer repairs or replaces a materially defective PRODUCT under the terms of this limited warranty, this limited warranty also applies to repaired or replacement PRODUCT for a period of either

(a) 90 days from the date the repaired or replacement PRODUCT is shipped to you or (b) the time remaining on the original two-yearlimited warranty; whichever is longer.

4.What is not covered by this limited warranty?

This limited warranty does not cover:

PRODUCT that has been subjected to misuse, accident, shipping or other physical damage, improper installation, abnormal operation or handling, neglect, inundation, fire, water, or other liquid intrusion; or

PRODUCT that has been damaged due to repair, alteration, or modification by anyone other than an authorized service representative of the manufacturer; or

PRODUCT to the extent that the problem experienced is caused by signal conditions, network reliability or cable or antenna systems; or

PRODUCT to the extent that the problem is caused by use with non-AT&Taccessories;

-OR -

PRODUCT whose warranty/quality stickers, PRODUCT serial number plates or electronic serial numbers have been removed, altered or rendered illegible; or

PRODUCT purchased, used, serviced, or shipped for repair from outside the United


States of America or Canada, or used for commercial or institutional purposes

(including but not limited to products used for rental purposes); or

PRODUCT returned without valid proof of purchase (see item 6 below); or

Charges for installation or setup, adjustment of customer controls, and installation or repair of systems outside the unit.

5.How do you get warranty service?

To obtain warranty service in the United States of America, call 1 (800) 222-3111;in Canada, please dial1 (866) 288-4268.NOTE: Before calling for service, please review the user’s manual - a check of the PRODUCT controls and features may save you a service call. Except as provided by applicable law, you assume the risk of loss or damage during transit and transportation and are responsible for delivery or handling charges incurred in the transport of the PRODUCT(s) to the service location. The manufacturer will return repaired or replaced PRODUCT under this limited warranty to you, transportation, delivery or handling charges prepaid. The manufacturer assumes no risk for damage or loss of the PRODUCT in transit. If the PRODUCT failure

is not covered by this limited warranty, or proof of purchase does not meet the terms of this limited warranty, the manufacturer will notify you and will request that you authorize the cost of repair prior to any further repair activity. You must pay for the cost of repair and return shipping costs for the repair of products that are not covered by this limited warranty.


6.What must you return with the PRODUCT to get warranty service?

you must:

a.Return the entire original package and contents including the PRODUCT to the service location along with a description of the malfunction or difficulty; and

b.Include “valid proof of purchase” (sales receipt) identifying the PRODUCT purchased (PRODUCT model) and the date of purchase or receipt; and

c.Provide your name, complete and correct mailing address, and telephone number.

7.Other limitations

This warranty is the complete and exclusive agreement between you and the manufacturer of this AT&T branded PRODUCT. It supersedes all other written or oral communications related to this PRODUCT. The manufacturer provides no other warranty for this PRODUCT. The warranty exclusively describes all of the manufacturer's responsibilities regarding the PRODUCT. There are no other express warranties. No one is authorized to make modifications to this limited warranty and you should not rely on any such modification. State/Provincial Law Rights: This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state or province to province.

Limitations: Implied warranties, including those of fitness for a particular purpose and merchantability (an unwritten warranty that the PRODUCT is fit for ordinary use) are limited to one year from date of purchase. Some states/provinces do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation may not apply to you. In no event shall the manufacturer be liable for any indirect, special, incidental,

consequential, or similar damages (including,