Radio Shack 43-324 User Manual

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43-324User’s Guide

5.8 GHz • Caller ID Cordless Phone

Thank you for purchasing your 5.8 GHz Caller ID Cordless Phone from RadioShack. Please read this user’s guide before installing, setting up, and using your new phone.

Contents

Contents

 

Package Contents ...................................................................................

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Features...................................................................................................

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Setup................................................................................................

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Telephone Base Installation.....................................................................

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Battery Installation and Charging............................................................

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Wall Bracket Installation...........................................................................

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Telephone Features..................................................................................

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Date and Time.......................................................................................

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Ringer.....................................................................................................

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Ringer Volume........................................................................................

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Dial Mode..............................................................................................

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Home Area Code...................................................................................

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Language...............................................................................................

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Clear Voicemail......................................................................................

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Telephone Operation.....................................................................

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Make Calls .............................................................................................

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Answer Calls...........................................................................................

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End Calls ..............................................................................................

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Volume...................................................................................................

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Channel..................................................................................................

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Call Waiting............................................................................................

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Temporary Tone Dialing.........................................................................

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Redial.....................................................................................................

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Find Handset..........................................................................................

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Directory........................................................................................

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Store a Directory Entry...........................................................................

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Character Chart......................................................................................

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Review the Directory..............................................................................

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Edit a Directory Entry.............................................................................

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Delete a Directory Entry........................................................................

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Copy a Directory Entry into Speed Dial.................................................

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Dial a Number from the Directory.........................................................

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Speed Dial......................................................................................

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Store a Speed Dial Entry........................................................................

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Edit a Speed Dial Entry..........................................................................

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Delete a Speed Dial Entry......................................................................

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Dial a Speed Dial Number.....................................................................

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Reassign Speed Dial Locations..............................................................

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Call log...........................................................................................

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About Caller ID......................................................................................

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About the Call Log.................................................................................

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Review the Call Log...............................................................................

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Make Call Log Entries Ready to Dial.....................................................

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Dial a Call Log Number..........................................................................

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Save a Call Log Entry to the Directory...................................................

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Delete from the Call Log.......................................................................

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Call Log Display Screen Messages........................................................

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Additional Information...................................................................

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Handset Display Screen Messages........................................................

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Battery....................................................................................................

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Important Safety Instructions.................................................................

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Troubleshooting.....................................................................................

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Operating Range...................................................................................

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Maintenance..........................................................................................

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About Cordless Telephones...................................................................

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Specifications.........................................................................................

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FCC Information.....................................................................................

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Limited Warranty....................................................................................

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Contents

Package Contents

AC adapter

Telephone base

Handset battery

and handset

 

Telephone

Base holder

line cord

 

Features

Caller ID Display

Voicemail Indicator

9-numberspeed-dial

Setup

Telephone Base Installation

Install the telephone base as shown below. Make sure that the electrical outlet is not controlled by a wall switch.

If you subscribe to Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) high-speedInternet service through your telephone lines, you must install a DSL filter between the telephone base and the telephone wall jack to prevent noise and caller

ID problems caused by DSL interference. Please contact your DSL service provider for more information about DSL filters.

nNote: Use only the power adapter supplied with this product. To purchase a replacement, visit your local RadioShack store or go towww.RadioShack.com.

 

Telephone

Telephone

 

wall jack

base

 

 

adapter

DSL filter

 

 

(optional, not

Telephone

 

included)

 

line cord

 

 

 

Telephone

 

 

base

 

 

Setup

Battery Installation and Charging

Install the battery as shown below. The battery may have enough charge for short calls. For best performance, charge the battery for at least 16 hours before first use. Completely charge and drain the battery two or three times every three months afterwards. When the battery power is low, LOW BATTERY is displayed andflashes on the handset screen.

1. Insert the plug of the battery as indicated. Make sure it is plugged securely and matches the color-codedlabel inside the battery compartment.

Setup

2.

Place the battery with the label THIS SIDE UP facing up, and the wires

 

 

 

inside the battery compartment.

 

3.

Align the battery compartment cover flat against the battery

 

 

compartment, then slide it upwards until it clicks into place.

 

4.

Charge the handset by placing it in the telephone base. The handset

 

 

charge light is on when charging.

nNote: If the handset will not be used for a long period of time, remove the battery to prevent possible leakage.

Match color

 

 

 

Black wire

code label

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red wire

Wall Bracket Installation

Your telephone base comes with the wall bracket installed, ready for desktop use. You may also mount your telephone onto a standard telephone wall plate.

Wall bracket installation:

To prepare the telephone base for wall mounting, you need to remove the bracket if it is currently attached for desktop use. Press the tabs located on the legs of the bracket to loosen, then lift the bracket up and away from the telephone base.

1.Insert the lower tabs of the wall bracket into the lower grooves in the telephone base, then snap the upper tabs of the wall bracket into place.

2.Mount the telephone base on the wall by positioning it so the mounting studs fit into the holes on the telephone base and wall bracket. Slide the telephone base down on the mounting studs until it locks into place.

3.To remove the bracket, press both upper portion tabs firmly and pull the bracket downward until it releases from the grooves.

Wall bracket

Wall bracket in

 

correct mounting

 

position

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Setup

Setup

Telephone Features

Charge Light

Indicates the handset is charging.

/VOL- /CID

Lower the listening volume (during a call).

Review the call log (when phone is not in use).

Hold to adjust ringer volume (when phone is not in use).

Scroll down (while programming or reviewing the redial list).

/ Flash

Make or answer a call.

Receive an incoming call when you receive a call waiting alert.

TONE

Switch to tone dialing temporarily when using the pulse service (see page 15).

CHAN / REMOVE

Switch to a clearer channel (during a call).

Hold to delete all records in the call log (when phone is not in use).

Delete the desired record (when reviewing the call log or redial list).

PROG

Enter programming mode (while phone is not in use).

REDIAL/PAUSE

• Review the redial list.

• Insert a dialing pause while dialing or entering numbers into the directory.

SELECT

Store a programming option or a directory entry.

/ VOL+ /

Display the directory (when phone is not in use).

Hold to adjust the ringer volume (when phone is not in use).

Increase the listening volume (during a call).

Scroll up (while programming or reviewing the redial list).

OFF

Hang up.

Silence the ringer while the handset is ringing.

Hold for two seconds to erase the MISSED CALLS display (while phone is not in use).

• Exit without making changes (during programming).

IN USE

Flashes when there is an incoming call.

On when the handset is in use.

VOICEMAIL

Flashes when you have new voicemail from your telephone company.

FIND HANDSET

Press to page the handset.

Display other dialing options when reviewing the call log.

Use the CLR VOICEMAIL feature from the main menu.

Setup

Date and Time

If you subscribe to caller ID service, the date and time is set automatically with the next incoming call. If you do not have caller ID service, you can set the date and time manually.

 

1.

Press PROG.

 

 

 

2.

Press or until DATE/TIME is displayed. Press SELECT.

 

3.

When the month is flashing, press

or

until the screen displays the

 

 

correct month and then press SELECT or PROG.

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4.

When the date is flashing, press

or

until the screen displays the

 

correct date and then press SELECT or PROG.

 

 

 

5.

When the hour is flashing, press

or

until the screen displays the

 

 

correct hour and then press SELECT or PROG.

6. When the minute is flashing, press oruntil the screen displays the correct minute and then press SELECT or PROG.

7. When AM or PM is flashing, press orto choose between AM or PM and then press SELECT or PROG. You will hear a confirmation tone.

nNote: When there is a power failure, the time may need to be reset.

Ringer

You can select from different ringers. 1. Press PROG.

2. Press oruntil the screen displaysRINGER: and the current setting.

3.Press SELECT. The current setting flashes, and you will hear a sample of the ringer.

4. Press orto selectRINGER:1,2,3, or4. You will hear a sample of each ring tone.

5. Press SELECT or PROG to confirm. You will hear a confirmation tone.

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