Radio Shack 43-3581 User Manual

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5.8 GHz Cordless Handset

with Charging Cradle

43-3581

Additional Handset — lets you add up to ten additional handsets to expand your telephone system (RadioShack43-3580or43-3880).You can even transfer the outside call or make an intercom conversation between the handsets.

5.8 GHz Digital Spread Spectrum System — spreads the signal across several frequencies, providing additional security for your phone conversation.

10 Tone and 10 Melody Ringer Control — lets you control the way the ring sounds.

35 Channels — give you clear reception for every call.

Voice Mail/Message Indicator — lets you know a message is waiting.

Handsfree Operation — allows you to talk while your hands are occupied for other tasks, such as cooking or ironing.

! IMPORTANT!

If an icon appears at the end of a paragraph, go to the

box on that page with the corresponding icon for pertinent information.

o— Warning

! — Important

— Caution

Ó — Hint

 

Ô — Note

 

 

OWNER’S MANUAL

Please read before using this equipment.

© 2004 RadioShack Corporation.

All Rights Reserved.

RadioShack and RadioShack.com are trademarks used by RadioShack Corporation.

Location a Selecting

CONTENTS

 

Selecting a Location .

2

Using AC Power .......

3

Connecting/Charging

 

the Battery ................

3

Registering the

 

Handset ....................

5

Care .........................

6

Service and Repair ...

6

The FCC Wants You to

Know ........................

7

As an ENERGYSTAR Partner, RadioShack Corporation has determined that this product meets the ENERGYSTAR guidelines for energy efficiency.

Thank you for purchasing a RadioShack 5.8 GHz Cordless Handset with Charging Cradle. Your handset is designed for use with a RadioShack 5.8 GHz Multi-HandsetExpandable Cordless Telephone. You can use this handset in any room in your home or office that has an AC outlet. No more running to the other end of the house to answer the phone! You can also transfer an outside call to another handset.

This handset is designed to work only with a RadioShack 5.8 GHz MultiHandset Expandable Cordless Telephone (Cat. No. 43-3580or 433880). Do not try to use it with other cordless telephones.

SELECTING A

LOCATION

Select a location that is near an accessible AC outlet and away from electrical machinery, electrical appliances, metal walls or filing cabinets, wireless intercoms, alarms, room monitors, and other cordless phones.

WARNING: To reduce the

 

 

..CAUTION..

 

!

 

CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF

risk of fire or shock hazard,

 

 

 

 

ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE

do not expose this product

 

RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK

 

COVER OR BACK. NO USER-

to rain or moisture.

 

 

DO NOT OPEN

 

 

SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SERVICING TO QUALIFIED PERSONNEL.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The lightning symbol is intended to alert you to the presence

 

 

 

The exclamation symbol is intended to inform you that important

of uninsulated dangerous voltage within this product’s

 

 

!

operating and maintenance instructions are included in the

enclosure that might be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a

 

 

literature accompanying this product.

risk of electric shock. Do not open the product’s case.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

USING AC POWER

You can power the handset using the supplied 9V, 210 mA AC adapter.

Insert the supplied AC

adapter’s barrel plug into the DC

IN 9V jack on the back of the charger. Route

the cord

through the strain relief slot and plug the

adapter into a standard AC outlet.

CONNECTING/ CHARGING THE BATTERY

The phone comes with a rechargeable nickel metal hydride (Ni-MH)battery pack. Before using your phone, you must install the battery pack, and then charge it for about15-20hours.

1.Press down and slide the battery compartment cover off.

CAUTION

You must use

!a Class 2 power source

that supplies 9V DC and delivers at least 210 mA. Its center tip must be set to positive and its plug must fit the charger’s DC IN 9V jack. The supplied adapter meets these specifications. Using an adapter that does not meet these specifications could damage the handset or the adapter.

Using AC Power

3

Battery the Connecting/Charging

! IMPORTANT!

2.

Plug the

 

battery

Be sure the battery pack

 

 

pack’s

is properly connected

 

connector

before you try to charge

 

 

into the

it. The CHARGE

 

 

socket in the

indicator lights when the

 

 

compartment

handset is on the

 

charger, even if the

 

(the connector fits only one way),

battery pack is not

 

then place the battery pack in the

connected.

 

compartment. Place handset

 

 

on main base to register

 

 

appears.

Ô NOTESÔ

3.

Replace the cover.

• Using a pencil eraser,

To charge the battery pack, place the

clean the charging

handset on the charger. The CHARGE

contacts on the

handset and charger

indicator on the charger lights. Proceed

about once a month.

to “Registering the Handset” on

• If the battery pack

Page 5.!

becomes weak

 

 

during a call, the

Recharge the battery pack when Low

handset beeps and

Battery appears. Ô

Low Battery

 

 

appears. When this

About once a month, fully discharge the

happens, you cannot

battery by keeping the handset off the

make a call until you

recharge the battery

base or charger until Low Battery

pack.

stays lit. Otherwise, the battery pack

If the display is blank loses its ability to fully recharge.and the phone does

not work, recharge

If you are not going to use your phone

the battery pack.

for an extended period, disconnect the

(The battery power

battery pack. This increases the battery

might be too low to

light the display.)

pack’s usable life.

4

The supplied battery pack should last for about a year. If the battery pack does not hold a charge for more than 2 hours after an overnight charge, replace it with a new 3.6-volt,800 mAh battery pack with a connector that fits the socket in the battery compartment.

You can order a replacement battery pack through your local RadioShack store. Install the new battery pack and charge it for about 15–20hours.

If you have trouble installing the battery pack, take the handset to your local RadioShack store for assistance. o

REGISTERING THE HANDSET

After fully charging the battery pack, register your handset. Ô

1.Before registering the handset, the battery pack must be charged for 15-20hours.

2.Place the extra handset in the main base unit to begin registration.

Registering the Handset

oWARNINGo

Dispose of the old battery pack promptly and properly. Do not burn or bury it. There is a risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used batteries according to the instructions.

5

ÔNOTES Ô

An optional handset can be registered when the main base is in standby mode.

Standby Mode - The handset is not in use and TALK/FLASH has not been pressed.

Care

3.While the handset is registering,

Handset Registering will appear in the LCD. When

Registration Complete is displayed, the handset has been registered to the base.

If Registration Failed appears, please try these steps again. Ô

The handset is ready to operate. Use it as described in the owner’s manual supplied with your original phone.

CARE

Keep the handset dry; if it gets wet, wipe it dry immediately. Use and store the handset only in normal temperature environments. Handle the handset carefully; do not drop it. Keep the handset away from dust and dirt, and wipe it with a damp cloth occasionally to keep it looking new.

SERVICE AND REPAIR

If your handset is not performing as it should, take it to your local RadioShack store for assistance. Modifying or tampering with the handset’s internal components can cause a malfunction and might invalidate its warranty.

6

THE FCC WANTS YOU TO KNOW

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.

However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

Limited One-Year

Warranty

This product is warranted by RadioShack against manufacturing defects in material and workmanship under normal use for one (1) year from the date of purchase from RadioShack company-ownedstores and authorized RadioShack franchisees and dealers. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, RadioShack MAKES NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE DURATION OF THE WRITTEN LIMITED WARRANTIES CONTAINED HEREIN. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, RadioShack SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY TO CUSTOMER OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY WITH RESPECT TO ANY LIABILITY, LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY BY USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCT OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF THIS WARRANTY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM INCONVENIENCE, LOSS OF TIME, DATA, PROPERTY, REVENUE, OR PROFIT OR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF RadioShack HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you.

(Continued)

The FCC Wants You to Know

7

Limited One-Year

Warranty

(continued)

In the event of a product defect during the warranty period, take the product and the RadioShack sales receipt as proof of purchase date to any RadioShack store. RadioShack will, at its option, unless otherwise provided by law: (a) correct the defect by product repair without charge for parts and labor; (b) replace the product with one of the same or similar design; or

(c) refund the purchase price. All replaced parts and products, and products on which a refund is made, become the property of RadioShack. New or reconditioned parts and products may be used in the performance of warranty service. Repaired or replaced parts and products are warranted for the remainder of the original warranty period. You will be charged for repair or replacement of the product made after the expiration of the warranty period.

This warranty does not cover: (a) damage or failure caused by or attributable to acts of God, abuse, accident, misuse, improper or abnormal usage, failure to follow instructions, improper installation or maintenance, alteration, lightning or other incidence of excess voltage or current; (b) any repairs other than those provided by a RadioShack Authorized Service Facility; (c) consumables such as fuses or batteries; (d) cosmetic damage; (e) transportation, shipping or insurance costs; or (f) costs of product removal, installation, set-upservice adjustment or reinstallation.

This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. RadioShack Customer Relations, 200 Taylor Street, 6th Floor, Fort Worth, TX 76102

12/99

Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.

Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.

Consult your local RadioShack store or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

If you cannot eliminate the interference, the FCC requires that you stop using your handset.

Changes or modifications not expressly approved by RadioShack may cause interference and void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

To insure the safety of users, the FCC has established criteria for the amount of radio frequency energy various products may produce depending on their intended usage. This product has been tested and found to comply with the FCC’s exposure criteria. For body worn operation, the FCC RF exposure guidelines were also met when used with the RadioShack accessories supplied or designed for this product. Use of other accessories may not ensure compliance with FCC RF exposure guidelines and should be avoided.

 

43-3581

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