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Paragon 400 Plus ~ 3rd Edition ~ 5th August ’03 ~ 5290

User Guide

BT PARAGON 400 PLUS

DIGITAL TELEPHONE ANSWERING MACHINE

This product is intended for connection to analogue public switched telephone networks and private switchboards in the United Kingdom.

Paragon 400 Plus ~ 3rd Edition ~ 5th August ’03 ~ 5290

Please open this page for an ‘at a glance’ guide to your BT Paragon 400 Plus.

Paragon 400 Plus ~ 3rd Edition ~ 5th August ’03 ~ 5290

Please open this page for a further ‘at a glance’ guide to your BT Paragon 400 Plus.

Paragon 400 Plus ~ 3rd Edition ~ 5th August ’03 ~ 5290

At a glance

Inductive coupler

Leave yourself or user a reminder instead of a written

Adjusts the volume loudspeaker when

back messages and

Answer

Switches the

machine on

Dial/OK

Confirms the setting you want.

Also dials out.

Allows you someone close by person on the other

telephone line being hear the

Recall

For use when connected to a switchboard or BT Calling Features.

Redial the last 5 numbers called.

Also lets you enter

when

storing numbers

.

Lets you skip forwards and backwards through your messages.

Used to select set-upoptions.

Allows you to change the display contrast.

 

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Answer

 

 

Handset park

Use when telephone is wall mounted to rest the handset temporarily during a call.

select the function from the range of

Del

Deletes messages.

Mailboxes 2 and 3

 

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NO.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Recall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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numbers at

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monitor

 

 

 

 

Shift

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Directory label

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Micro

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For

and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

your

.

Allows you to dial and

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lets you store and dial

 

hear if a call has been

 

 

 

 

 

 

a further 10 numbers by

 

answered without lifting

 

 

 

 

 

 

pressing just two buttons.

 

the handset.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Paragon 400 Plus ~ 3rd Edition ~ 5th August ’03 ~ 5290

Mode switch

Default to TB

P

T

TB

MODE

HANDSET

Battery

 

Takes one

 

9V DC

LINE

CAUTION

 

DISCONNECT

 

FROM PHONE

 

LINE BEFORE

 

REPLACING

 

BATTERY

 

Handset socket

socket

9V power socket

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In this guide

At a glance

1

Introduction

4

For your records

4

Unpacking your Paragon 400 Plus

4

Setting up

5

Safety

5

Plan the location of your Paragon 400 Plus

5

Using the telephone

10

Making and ending calls

10

Using the quickdial memory

11

Two way recording

12

Using the answering machine

13

Selecting the answering machine mode

13

Using the Mailboxes

13

To use the pre-recordedoutgoing

 

message and announcement

14

Message and Ring indicator

16

To use Caller return (Auto 1471)

17

Using VIP

18

Using Remote access

19

Optional settings

21

Help

23

General information

24

Help and advice

23

Guarantee

24

Technical information

24

Wall-mountingtemplate

26

Index

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INTRODUCTION

Paragon 400 Plus ~ 3rd Edition ~ 5th August ’03 ~ 5290

Introduction

Your Paragon 400 Plus has been designed for ease of use and made to the high standards set by BT.

You can expect your Paragon 400 Plus to give you many years of trouble-freeservice.

Please read the instructions carefully before use and keep this User Guide for future reference.

Unpacking your Paragon 400 Plus

If anything is missing, please contact your place of purchase immediately.

For your records

Date of purchase:

Place of purchase:

Serial number (on the underside of the telephone base):

Purchase price:

For guarantee purposes, proof of purchase is required, so please keep your receipt.

Paragon 400 Plus telephone answering machine.

Handset and cord.

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Plug mounted, 13 amp mains adaptor.

Line cord.

Wall mounting plugs and screws.

Enter your Remote access PIN here

Plinth for desk mounting

Remote access card. Spare memory label.

See page 19 for more information about your PIN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

400

 

Operating

yourParagon

 

 

 

telephone

 

from another

 

 

 

 

.

Toplaybackmessages:

machine as normal

•Ring

your answering

 

 

message.

 

 

during the outgoing

PIN.

•Press

 

 

beeps.

your security

You hear two

 

 

 

 

 

the keypad to enter

 

beep after

•Use

to hear the confirmation

 

Wait

digit.

 

 

 

 

says: “You

each

 

 

digit, the promptto play them.

•After the last

 

and begins

 

have X messages”

 

your answeringbutton

•You can

now control

 

appropriate

 

pressingthe

 

 

 

machineby .

 

 

 

 

 

on the keypad

 

 

 

 

 

access menu

 

to:

 

Hear main message.

 

Play messages.

 

Repeat message and play

previous message.

 

 

Delete the message

being

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played or delete all messages

 

at the end of playback.

6

Skip to next message.

8

Play outgoing message.

9

Record outgoing

message.

 

0

Answer on/off.

 

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Paragon 400 Plus ~ 3rd Edition ~ 5th August ’03 ~ 5290

Setting up

Follow these steps to set up your Paragon 400 Plus ready for use.

Safety

 

Plan the location of your

 

 

Paragon 400 Plus

 

Situate your Paragon 400 Plus close enough to

 

both the phone and mains power sockets so that

 

the cables will reach.

 

Your Paragon 400 Plus should be kept free of

 

dust, moisture, high temperature, vibration and

 

should not be exposed to direct sunlight. Do

 

not stand it on carpets or other surfaces which

 

generate fibres or place it in locations which

 

prevent the free flow of air over its surfaces.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Warning

 

 

 

The apparatus is designed to be operated in a

 

 

normal office or domestic environment where

 

 

the relative humidity does not exceed 75%.

 

 

It should not be used in bathrooms or near water.

 

 

 

 

UP SETTING

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SETTING UP

Paragon 400 Plus ~ 3rd Edition ~ 5th August ’03 ~ 5290

1Insert back-upbattery

Although optional we recommend fitting an alkaline battery which will provide up to 25 hoursback-upand ensure your messages are saved

in the event of a mains power failure.

Ensure the Paragon 400 Plus is disconnected from the telephone line.

To fit the battery.

1 Lift the cover.

2 Insert one LR61 battery (not supplied).

1

2

The battery compartment must be fully closed for the battery to work.

2Connect handset cord to base

HANDSET

9V DC

LINE

3Connect the telephone line cord

9V DC

LINE

Battery low warning

The display indicates when the battery power is low. If no battery is inserted, it remains lit.

If you do not have a modern phone socket, call 0800 800 150 and ask for a BT engineer to come and fit the correct socket. This is a chargeable service.

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Paragon 400 Plus ~ 3rd Edition ~ 5th August ’03 ~ 5290

4Check Dial Mode setting (default TB)

Use the dialling mode switch on the underside of your Paragon 400 Plus.

Your Paragon 400 Plus should be pre-settoTB which gives you Tone dialling. This ensures the phone will work with all modern digital exchanges.

P

T

TB

MODE

HANDSET

5Plug the mains adaptor cord into the back of the telephone

9V DC

LINE

6Plug the mains adaptor into the wall socket and switch on

If you do not get a dialling tone, try setting the dialling mode to P.

If you are connecting to a switchboard, check with your switchboard operator or communications manager which dialling mode you need. Your Paragon 400 Plus is approved for all compatible switchboards.

Note

For most switchboards the switch should be set to T.

The Paragon 400 Plus automatically goes through a start up process during which the display shows INITIALISING and the monitor light flashes.

On completion the unit display will show the time and number of messages.

UP SETTING

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