Bogen HAA20 User Manual
U S E R G U I D E
NOTICE: Every effort was made to ensure that the information in this guide was complete and accurate at the time of printing. However, information is subject to change.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION Always follow these basic safety precautions when installing and using the unit:
1.Read all instructions.
2.Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product.
3.Never spill liquid on the product.
4.Repair or service must be performed by a factory authorized repair facility.
5.DO NOT staple or otherwise attach the AC power cord to building surfaces.
6.DO NOT use the product near water or in a wet or damp place.
7.DO NOT use extension cords. Install product within 6 feet of an outlet.
8.DO NOT install telephone wiring during a lightning storm.
Supports both electret and carbon type telephone systems.
Easy to install and user friendly.
To conserve the battery, the unit automatically performs a power down (sleep mode) when the unit is not being used. It will automatically resume normal operation when an incoming signal is detected.
The HAA20 will automatically "learn" your telephone handset configuration.
Low battery and function LED indicator.
-LED "off": Standby or power down mode
-LED "on": Mute switch is on
-LED "flash": Battery low
-During normal use, the LED will flicker with the incoming ring signal
Power: two 1.5V AA battery or AC/DC adapter (optional).
This unit will not alter the normal function of your telephone system.
This unit will provide a
HAA20 Amplifier Box
AA batteries, 2 pcs
1. Speaker Volume Control
2. Microphone Volume Control
Electret/Carbon Telephone Type switch
Telephone Headset/Handset Switch
6. LED indicator
8.AC/DC Adapter (optional) Jack
10.Telephone Handset Jack
12.Ampbox Buzzer location
Note: The HAA20 is not compatible with a telephone that has the keypad located in handset
1. Disconnect the telephone handset cable from telephone and plug it into the handset jack indicated by the handset symbol.
2. Connect one end of the supplied telephone to the telephone jack (#11) indicated by the telephone symbol. Connect the other end to the handset jack on your telephone.
3.Connect the Rapid Headset Disconnect/Reconnect cable (supplied with
the headset) to the headset jack (#9) indicated
by the headset symbol. Connect the Rapid Headset Disconnect/Reconnect end of the cable to the actual headset.
4. Install the batteries or optional AC/DC adapter. Route
of the HAA20 under the cable retention tangs.
TELEPHONE HANDSET PROGRAMMING
Please perform the following procedure to configure the
1.Set the Telephone Type switch (#4) on the front panel and determine if the system performance is acceptable a call to another party.
Note: If the LED is illuminated, switch the Mute Switch
symbol for conversation.
If performance is acceptable, skip the remaining steps in
If performance is not acceptable, follow these steps for the
optimize its setup for your particular telephone.
Set the Telephone Type switch (#4) on the front panel to
Set the Mute switch (#3) to the mouth position.
Set the Telephone Handset/Headset switch (#5) on the
5. Turn the HAA20 over and place the microphone portion of the telephone handset over the area labeled Buzzer (#12).
Scan switch (#13) for no more
the tones continue for more than 30 stop the process by pressing the Scan
switch again. Then try the procedure again from step 5. If the tones continue for more than 30 seconds again, contact Bogen for technical assistance.
8.Place the handset back on the cradle of your telephone.
The HAA20 also allows users to manually step through the different configuration settings. Following the steps below, the user can select the optimum configuration. Typically this would only be done if either the Auto Learn was unable to select the optimum configuration setting or if many HAA20 amplifiers were to be set to the same configuration as in a call center application.
1.Set the Telephone Handset/Headset switch (#5) on the front panel to the Handset position.
2.Remove the telephone handset from its cradle and dial the number of a person to assist you in configuring the HAA20 by listening to the quality of your voice as you go through the seven different settings.
Note: Each of the seven configuration settings is accessed using the scan switch and is identified by its own unique tone. The tones sound like Do, Re, Mi, Fa, So, La, Ti.
3.Once the call is established, put on the headset and set the Telephone Handset/Headset switch (#5) to the Headset position.
4.Press and hold the Scan switch (#13) for approximately 3 seconds until the first tone is heard. You will have 12 seconds to test the unit's performance using this setting. If the performance is acceptable, then wait for 2 short beeps from the HAA20 and the configuration will be stored.
If the performance is not acceptable, push the scan switch again within
12 seconds for the next setting and test again. Repeat this process until you find the setting that gives the HAA20 acceptable performance. The unit will continuously rotate through the available settings as the Scan switch is pressed.
5. After the optimum setting is stored, terminate the call by putting the telephone handset back on its cradle. The configuration process will be completed.
It is recommended that you call someone to help you make initial volume adjustments and enable you to get familiar with using the HAA20 before using it for business service.
Perform the following steps to operate the HAA20.
1.Ensure that the Mute switch (#3) is in the mouth position and the Telephone Handset/Headset switch (#5) is in the headset position.
2.Remove the handset of your telephone from its cradle.
3.Wait until you hear a dial tone and dial the number of the party you wish to contact.
4.Adjust the receive volume of the Headset for a comfortable listening level.
5.If the person on the other end of the line has trouble hearing you, adjust the MIC volume control.
6.Place the Handset of your telephone back on its cradle to terminate a call.
Note: The handset of your phone still controls the state of your phone (hung up or off hook).
You may at anytime during a call switch between the handset of your telephone and your Bogen Headset by using the Telephone Handset/Headset switch on the front panel of the HAA20.
To mute your microphone, set the Mute switch to the symbol of the mouth with an “X” over it. The LED on the front panel will light continuously when the Mute is on. To take the mute off, set the Mute Switch to the symbol of the mouth and the LED will turn off.
Our Applications Engineering Department is available to assist you from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on call until 8:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time, Monday through Friday. Call
This equipment complies with 47CFR Part 68.
Registered equipment may not be used with Coin Telephone Lines. Equipment may be used with Party Lines in areas where state tariffs permit such connections and when equipment is adaptable for such service. This equipment is registered as follows:
Registration Number - US:CD2TXNAN46049
Ringer Equivalence - 0.0B
If trouble is experienced, the equipment should be disconnected from the interface to determine if this equipment or the telephone line is the trouble source. If the equipment is determined to be malfunctioning, it should not be reconnected until repairs are made.
Repairs to this equipment, other than routine repairs, can be made by the manufacturer or its authorized agents.
If the equipment causes harm to the telephone network, the local telephone company may temporarily discontinue your service and, if possible, notify you in advance. 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 informed of your right to file a complaint with the FCC.
The local telephone company may make changes in its facilities, operations, or procedures that could affect the proper functioning of your equipment. If they do, you will be given adequate notice in writing to allow you an opportunity to maintain uninterrupted telephone service.
Bogen warranties all headsets and amplifiers against defects in material or workmanship provided that the equipment has not been subjected to abuse or accident or altered in any way for two (2) years from the date of sale to the original purchaser. Any part of the equipment covered by this warranty that, with normal installation and use, becomes defective will be repaired or replaced by Bogen, at our option, provided the product is shipped, insured and prepaid, to:
Bogen Factory Service Department, 50 Spring St., Ramsey, NJ 07446, USA.
The equipment will be returned to you freight prepaid. This warranty does not extend to any of our products that have been subjected to misuse, improper storage, neglect, accident, improper installation or have been modified or repaired in any manner that Bogen believes may affect the reliability of the product, or where the serial number or date code has been removed or defaced.
THE FOREGOING LIMITED WARRANTY IS BOGEN'S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE WARRANTY AND THE PURCHASER'S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY. BOGEN MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED AND EXCLUDED.
Bogen's liability arising out of the manufacture, sale or supplying of products or their use or disposition, whether based upon warranty, contract, tort or otherwise, shall be limited to the price of the product. In no event shall Bogen be liable for special, incidental or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, loss of profits, loss of data or loss of use damages) arising out of the manufacture, sale or supplying of products, even if Bogen has been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses.
Products that are out of warranty will also be repaired by the Bogen Factory Service Department— same address as above or call
50 Spring Street, Ramsey, NJ 07446, U.S.A.
© 2001 Bogen Communications, Inc. Printed in USA 0110 Specifications subject to change.