Black Box 2010 User Manual
Please open this page for an ‘at a glance’ guide to your Quartet 2010.
At a glance
In use light
Lights up when ringing.
Earpiece volume control
Increase or decrease volume during a call.
See page 13
Used in conjunction with
Display screen options.
To call and store up to 20 names and numbers.
See page 15
Stores last 3 numbers dialled.
See page 12
Illuminates when a handset is charging.
Shows all status displays.
For navigating through the menu.
For making and ending calls.
Keys 0 - 9 plus and #.
Extend for use.
new handsets base unit.
In this guide
At a glance
Using your Quartet 2010
Making and receiving calls
Using the directory
Using Select Services
Using additional handsets
Help and advice
Wall mounting template
Your BT Quartet 2010 cordless telephone is designed for ease of use and is made to BT’s high standards.
The BT Quartet 2010 combines the advantages of cordless operation with the performance of a high quality telephone. It offers unparalleled quality and features.
Cordless telephone functions
Your Quartet 2010 offers you the convenience and flexibility of a cordless telephone system and has been specifically designed to be easy to use. You can use up to 4 handsets with the base unit and transfer calls between them. The handset
is highly functional and has a clear and simple display to assist you to use the many helpful features of your telephone, and BT Select Services.
These can all be edited, enabled or cancelled via the handset display.
Apart from some very basic functions on the base unit and charger, your Quartet 2010 is managed almost entirely from the handset. Using the handset’s display screen and buttons, you can edit and activate the functions of your Quartet 2010, both on and
Please see ‘Menu options’, page 8.
The Directory, which you access via the directory button, allows you to store up to 20 names and numbers in alphabetical order. You can scroll through and edit or delete them. You can also preview entries and set up calls directly from them.
Your Quartet 2010 is designed to make it easy for you to access and manage BT’s Friends & Family and certain BT Select Services. For instance, you may also want to change the time for your Reminder Call or switch Call Waiting on or off.
Unpacking your Quartet 2010
Check that your BT Quartet 2010 is complete. When you unpack it, you should have:
cBT Quartet 2010 base unit with telephone line cable attached.
Date of purchase:
Place of purchase:
Serial number (on the underside of the telephone base unit):
For warranty purposes, proof of purchase is required, so please keep your receipt.
c2 x 13 amp mains power adaptor plugs
cWall plugs and screws
Follow these steps to get your Quartet 2010 ready for use.
Situating your Quartet 2010
Position your Quartet 2010 within 2 metres of a phone socket and 3 metres of a mains power socket.
Do not stand it on carpets or other similar surfaces which might generate fibres.
Do not cover or enclose the machine. Allow a free flow of air to its surfaces.
For the best performance do not position your Quartet 2010 close to other electrical equipment, eg. TV’s or large metal objects, metal cabinets etc.
Your Quartet 2010 can be
If you have any problems setting up or using your Quartet 2010, please call Helpline on
Plug your Quartet 2010 base unit 1 into the telephone wall socket
If you do not have a
Plug your Quartet 2010 base unit
2and charger into the mains power socket
There is one mains power adaptor for the charger and one for the base unit. Simply plug one end in the socket provided on the underside of each box, plug the other end into a mains power supply socket, and switch on.
3Charge the handset batteries for at least 24 hours
Before you use your Quartet 2010 for the first time, it is important to have the handset batteries fully charged. We recommend that you leave the Quartet 2010 handset on the cradle charger for at least 24 hours.
Battery Low Indication
When the batteries need
It is advisable to extend the aerials on both the handset and base unit for optimum performance.
Your Quartet 2010 is now ready for use.
Using your Quartet 2010
Your Quartet 2010 uses a display on the handset which allows you to select from the various product features detailed throughout this guide. Using the keypad, you are guided through the menu options by the prompts on the display.
At standby (that is the basic screen when not in use) the handset display shows:
For example, if you press OK when inSELECT SERVICES, you will be presented with a further menu of 7 screens, which you move between by pressing theOPTIONS button again.
Press Options button. Display shows:
Press the Options button. This opens the top level menu, showing the first of 2 main options. The first is:
Press Options button again. Display shows:
CALL MY BILL
Press Options again. Display shows:
Each menu option offers you with a choice of prompts that appear on screen (ie. BACK,OK) which are selected using the 2 buttons located just below the display.
The Options button is in the middle of these.
If you wish to select an option, press the right hand OPTION button, orBACK to move back to the previous menu.
When you wish to exit the menus completely, press and hold BACK.
The order of the select services will always start from the last service used.