Radio Shack 43-3821 User Manual

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43-3821

10 Number Memory Dialing — stores 10 numbers in memory for easy dialing. See “Memory Dialing” on Page 15.

Long Battery Life — the supplied battery pack (when fully charged) provides about 7 hours of talk time or 14 days of standby time. See “Connecting, Charging and Replacing the Battery Pack” on Page 10.

20 Channels — automatically selects a clear channel when you make or answer a call. You can also manually change channels during a call. See “Selecting the Channel” on Page 13.

Headset Jack — connects an optional headset (available at your local RadioShack store) forhands-freeconvenience. See “Using a Headset” on Page 14.

Toll-Saver — lets you avoid unnecessary charges when you call by long distance to check your messages. See “Using theToll-Saver”on Page 24.

Thank you for purchasing a RadioShack 2.4 GHz Cordless Telephone. Your telephone uses the 2.4 GHz band for less interference. Its headset jack lets you connect an optional handset for handsfree convenience.

The digital answering system provides clear reliable messaging with call screening, day/time stamp, call counter, remote access and instant skip or replay messaging.

OWNER’S MANUAL

© 2002 RadioShack Corporation.

All Rights Reserved.

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

Know to You Wants FCC The

WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire or shock hazard, do not expose this product to rain or moisture.

 

..CAUTION..

 

!

RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK

 

DO NOT OPEN

 

 

 

 

 

CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER OR BACK. NOUSER-SERVICEABLEPARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED PERSONNEL.

The lightning symbol is intended to alert you to the presence of uninsulated dangerous voltage within this product’s enclosure that might be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock. Do not open the product’s case.

The exclamation symbol is intended to inform you that important operating and maintenance

!instructions are included in the literature accompanying this product.

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

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Some cordless telephones operate on frequencies that might cause interference to nearby TVs and VCRs. To minimize or prevent such interference, the base of the cordless telephone should not be placed near or on top of a TV or VCR.

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In the unlikely event that your phone causes problems on the phone line, the phone company can temporarily discontinue your service. If this happens, the phone company attempts to notify you in advance. If advance notice is not practical, the phone company notifies you as soon as possible and advises you of your right to file a complaint with the FCC.

Also, the phone company can make changes to its lines, equipment, operations, or procedures that could affect the operation of this telephone. The telephone company notifies you of these changes in advance, so you can take the necessary Steps to prevent interruption of your telephone service.

Your phone might cause TV or radio interference even when it is operating properly. To determine whether your phone is causing the interference, turn off your phone. If the interference goes away, your phone is causing it. Try to eliminate the interference by:

moving your phone away from the receiver

connecting your phone to an AC outlet that is on a different electrical circuit from the receiver

contacting your local RadioShack store for help

If you cannot eliminate the interference, the FCC requires that you stop using your phone. ±ý

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Your telephone has built-inprotection circuits to reduce the risk of damage from surges in telephone line and power line current. These protection circuits meet or exceed the FCC requirements. However, lightning striking the telephone or power lines can damage your telephone.

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Lightning damage is not common. Nevertheless, if you live in an area that has severe electrical storms, we suggest that you unplug your phone when storms approach to reduce the possibility of damage.

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Careful attention is devoted to quality standards in the manufacture of your telephone equipment, and safety is a major factor in its design. However, safety is also your responsibility.

When using your telephone equipment, always follow basic safety precautions to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, and injury to persons. Read all the included safety and operating instructions before using your equipment. Follow them closely, and retain them for future reference.

Heed Warnings — Follow all warnings on the product and in the operating instructions.

Cleaning — Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Use only a damp cloth for cleaning. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners.

Water and Moisture — Do not use this product near water (for example, near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub; in a wet basement; or near a swimming pool).

Mounting Accessories — Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table. The product may fall, causing serious injury to a child or adult, and serious damage to the product. Use only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table recommended by the manufacturer or sold with the product. Follow the manufacturer's instructions for mounting, and use a recommended mounting accessory.

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The FCC Wants You

 

to Know ............................

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Lightning .......................

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Important

 

Safety Instructions ...........

3

Battery

 

Safety Instructions ...........

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Read This Before

 

Installation ....................

6

Installation .......................

7

Mounting the Phone .....

7

Connecting, Charging and

Replacing the

 

Battery Pack ...............

10

Setting the

 

Dialing Mode ..............

11

Setting the Handset’s

 

Ringer Tone ................

12

Turning the Base’s Ringer

On/Off .........................

12

Telephone Operation .....

13

Making and

 

Receiving Calls ...........

13

Selecting the Channel

13

Adjusting the

 

Handset Volume .........

13

Using FLASH ..............

13

Using Redial ...............

14

Using Tone Services on a

Pulse Line ...................

14

Paging ........................

14

Using a Headset .........

14

Memory Dialing ..........

15

Answering System

 

Operation .......................

16

Using the

 

Menu Button ...............

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Setting the Day/Time ..

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Setting the

 

Number of Rings ........

17

Setting the

 

Record Time ...............

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(Continued)

 

Important Safety Instructions

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Instructions Safety Important

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If an icon appears at the end of a paragraph, go to the box on that page with the corresponding icon for pertinent information.

— Warning

# — Important

. — Caution

°— Hint

± — Note

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Setting the

 

Message Alert Tone ....

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Selecting the

 

Outgoing Message .....

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Recording/Deleting an

 

Outgoing Message .....

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Setting the System to

 

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

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Screening Calls ..........

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Recording

 

Incoming Messages ...

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Recording a Memo .....

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Recording a

 

Conversation ..............

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Playing Messages ......

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Adjusting the

 

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

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Deleting Messages .....

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Remote Operation ......

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Using

 

Remote Commands ...

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

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

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FCC Statement ..............

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Ventilation — Slots and openings in the cabinet provide ventilation, ensure reliable operation, and protect from overheating. Do not block or cover these openings, and do not place the product on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface. Do not place the product in abuilt-ininstallation such as a bookcase or rack unless it provides proper ventilation as specified by the manufacturer.

Heat — The product should be situated away from heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other products (including amplifiers) that produce heat.

Power Sources — Operate this product using only the power source indicated on its marking label. If you are not sure of your home's power type, consult your product dealer or local power company.

Polarization — This product is equipped with a polarized AC line plug (a plug having one blade wider than the other). This plug will fit in the power outlet only one way. This is a safety feature. If you cannot insert the plug fully into the outlet, try reversing the plug. If the plug still doesn't fit, contact your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug. If you need an extension, use a polarized cord.

Power-CordProtection— Route power-supply cords so they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed on or against them, paying particular attention to cords at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the product.

Overloading — Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords, or integral convenience receptacles, as this can result in a risk of fire or electric shock.

Objects and Liquids — Never push objects of any kind into this product through openings, as they

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may touch dangerous voltage points or short out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the product.

Servicing — Do not attempt to service this product yourself, as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.

Damage Requiring Service — Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions:

When the power-supplycord or plug is damaged.

If liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the product.

If the product has been exposed to rain or water.

If the product does not operate normally by following the operating instructions. Adjust only those controls that are covered by the operating instructions, as an improper adjustment of other controls may result in damage and will often require extensive work by a qualified technician to restore the product to normal operation.

If the product has been dropped or damaged in any way.

When the product exhibits a distinct change in performance.

Lightning — Avoid using a telephone (other than a cordless type) during an electrical storm, as there might be a remote risk of electric shock from lightning.

Gas Leak — Do not use the telephone to report a gas leak in the vicinity of the leak.

Important Safety Instructions

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Instructions Safety Battery

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Cordless phones such as this one require AC power to operate. When the AC power is off, you cannot dial out or receive incoming calls using your phone. To be safe, you should also have a phone that does not need AC power to operate (not a cordless phone) so you can still make and receive calls if there is an AC power failure.

When AC power is lost, the phone loses the security access-protectioncode connection between the base and the handset. When power is restored, put the handset on the base briefly to restore this connection.

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To reduce the risk of fire or injury to persons, read and follow these instructions.

Use only the required size and type of batteries.

Do not dispose of batteries in a fire. They can explode. Check with local codes for possible special disposal instructions.

Do not open or mutilate batteries. Released electrolyte is corrosive, can cause damage to the eyes or skin, and can be toxic if swallowed.

Be careful when handling batteries in order not to short them with conducting materials such as rings, bracelets, and keys. The battery or conductor can overheat and cause burns.

Charge the batteries provided with or identified for use with this product only in accordance with the instructions and limitations specified in this manual.

Observe proper polarity orientation between the batteries and battery charger.

Do not mix old and new batteries in this product.

Do not mix batteries of different sizes or from different manufacturers in this product.

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We have designed your phone to conform to federal regulations and you can connect it to most phone lines. However, each device that you connect to the telephone line draws power from the line. We refer to this power draw as the phone’s ringer

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equivalence number, or REN. The REN is on the bottom of your phone.

If you use more than one phone or other device on the line, add up all the RENs. If the total is more than five (three in rural areas), your phones might not ring. If ringer operation is impaired, remove one of the devices from the line.

The digital answering system stores up to 16 minutes of messages on a computer chip and records each message’s day and time. This gives you advanced capabilities over tape-basedanswering machines:

You can delete individual messages and save the rest.

There are no tapes to bother with and no tape mechanisms to wear out.

The remote operation feature lets you operate your answering system from a touch-tonephone (or from a rotary phone with a pocket tone dialer).

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Before using your phone, carefully peel the protective film off the display. The film protects the handset window during shipment and is not necessary for use.

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You can place the phone on a desk or table, mount it on a standard wall plate, or directly on a wall. Choose a location that is:

near an AC outlet

near a modular telephone line jack

out of the way of normal activities

Installation

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Installation

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You must use a

!Class 2 power

source that supplies 9V DC and delivers at least 350 mA. Its center tip must be set to positive and its plug must fit the phone's DC IN 9V jack. The supplied adapter meets these specifications. Using an adapter that does not meet these specifications could damage the phone or the adapter.

Always connect the AC adapter to the phone before you connect it to AC power. When you finish, disconnect the adapter from AC power before you disconnect it from the phone.

away from electrical machinery, electrical appliances, metal walls or filing cabinets, wireless intercoms, alarms, and room monitors

away from other cordless phones

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Your telephone connects directly to a modular telephone line jack. If your telephone wiring does not have a modular jack, you can update the wiring yourself using jacks and adapters (available at your local RadioShack store or online at RadioShack.com), or have the telephone company update the wiring for you. You must use compatible modular jacks that are compliant with Part 68 of FCC Rules. The USOC number of the jack to be installed is RJ11C (RJ11W for a wall plate).

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1.Plug one end of the supplied long modular cord into the TEL LINE jack on the base’s back.

2.Plug the modular cord’s other end into a modular telephone line jack.

3.Insert the supplied AC adapter’s barrel plug into the DC IN 9V jack on the back.

4.Route the adapter’s cord through the strain relief slot on the base’s bottom.

5.Plug the adapter into a standard AC outlet.

6.Lift the base’s antenna to a vertical position.

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TEL LINE

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To mount the phone directly on a wall, you need two screws (not supplied) with heads that fit into the keyhole slots on the base. Drill two holes 315/16 inches apart. Thread a screw into each hole, letting the heads extend about1/8 inch.

1.Plug one end of the supplied modular cord (short for a wall plate, long for direct wall mounting) into the TEL LINE jack on the base’s back.

2.Insert the supplied AC adapter’s barrel plug into the DC IN 9V jack.

3.Route the adapter and modular cords through the base’s grooves.

4.For a wall plate,

plug the modular cord’s other end into the wall plate jack, then align the base’s keyhole slots with the wall plate studs and slide the base downward to secure it.

For direct wall

DC IN 9V

TEL LINE

mounting, align the

 

 

base’s keyhole

 

 

slots with the

 

 

mounting screws

 

 

and slide the base

 

 

downward to

 

 

secure it.

 

 

5. Plug the adapter into a standard AC outlet.

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Be sure the battery pack is

 

 

 

 

 

 

properly connected before

 

 

 

you try to charge it. The

 

 

 

CHARGE/IN USE indicator

 

 

 

lights when the handset is

 

 

 

on the base even if the

 

 

 

battery pack is not

 

 

 

connected properly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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• If the phone does not

 

 

 

 

work, recharge the

 

 

 

 

battery pack. (The

 

 

 

 

battery power might be

 

 

 

 

too low for the display to

 

 

 

 

operate.)

 

 

 

 

• If the battery pack

 

 

 

 

becomes weak during a

 

 

 

 

call, the handset beeps

 

 

 

 

about every 3 seconds

 

 

 

 

and TALK/BATT flashes.

 

 

 

 

When this happens, you

 

 

 

 

cannot make a call on

 

 

 

 

the phone until you

 

 

 

 

recharge the battery

 

 

 

 

pack.

 

 

 

 

• If the battery pack is

 

 

 

 

completely discharged

 

 

 

 

or the base loses power

 

 

 

 

while the handset is

 

 

 

 

away from it, place the

 

 

 

 

handset on the base to

 

 

 

 

reset the security

 

 

 

 

access-protectioncode.

 

 

 

 

If it was the handset that

 

 

 

 

lost power, recharge the

 

 

 

 

battery pack.

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. Lift the base’s antenna to a vertical position.

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The phone comes with a rechargeable Ni-Cd(nickel-cadmium)battery pack installed in the handset, but not connected. Before using your phone, you must connect the battery pack, then charge it for about 24 hours.

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

2.Lift the battery pack out of the compartment.

3.Plug the battery pack’s connector

into the socket in the compartment. The connector fits only one way.

4.Put the battery pack in the compartment.

5.Replace the cover.

To charge the battery pack, place the handset on the base, face up or down. The base’s CHARGE/IN USE indicator lights. #"

Recharge the battery pack when the handset beeps and TALK/BATT flashes. ±ý

When you first use the phone after charging or recharging the battery pack, the phone might not work and you might hear error beeps. If this happens, return the handset to the base for about 5 seconds to reset the security access-protectioncode.

Using a pencil eraser, clean the charging contacts on the handset and the base about once a month.

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About once a month, fully discharge the battery pack by keeping the handset off the base until TALK/BATT flashes. Otherwise, the battery pack loses its ability to fully recharge.

The supplied battery pack should last 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 3.6V, 600 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 (or online at RadioShack.com). Install the new battery pack and charge it for about 24 hours.

If you have trouble replacing the battery pack, take the phone to your local RadioShack for assistance. #

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Your phone is set for tone dialing. If you have pulse service, change the dialing mode. If you are not sure which type of service you have, do this test:

1.Lift the handset and press TALK, then listen for a dial tone.

2.When you hear the dial tone, press any number other than 0.

If the dial tone stops, you have touch-tone service.

If the dial tone continues, you have pulse service.

Once you have determined which type of service you have, set the dialing mode.

1.Hold down FLASH until the phone beeps and TALK/BATT flashes.

2.Press # to set the phone to pulse mode orTONE/ to set the phone to tone mode.

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Dispose of the old battery pack promptly and properly. Do not burn or bury it (see “Battery Safety Instructions” on Page 6 for additional information on proper battery handling).

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The EPA certified RBRC® Battery Recycling

Seal on the nickel-cadmium(Ni-Cd)battery indicates RadioShack is voluntarily participating in an industry program to collect and recycle these batteries at the end of their useful life, when taken out of service in the United States or Canada. The RBRC program provides a convenient alternative to placing usedNi-Cdbatteries into the trash or the municipal waste stream, which may be illegal in your area. Please call1-800-THE-SHACK(1-800-843-7422) for information on NiCd battery recycling and disposal bans/restrictions in your area. RadioShack’s involvement in this program is part of the company’s commitment to preserving our environment and conserving our natural resources.

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Installation

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The phone exits the setting mode if you:

-wait more than 2 seconds between key presses

-receive an incoming call

-press PLAY/STOP

-press TALK on the handset

If the phone exits the setting mode, start again at Step 1.

If your phone system requires that you dial an access code (9, for example) before you dial an outside number, do not dial the access code.

The phone exits setting mode if a call or page is received, or if you press END.

If the battery power is too low, the dialing mode might reset to tone. If you are on a pulse line and cannot make a call, try resetting the dialing mode to pulse.

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You can select either a high or low ringer tone setting while the phone is not in use.

Lift the handset and press VOL/RING to hear the current ringer setting. Repeatedly pressVOL/RING to select the desired ringer setting.

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You can set the base’s ringer to high or low, or turn it off.

1.Press SET/RING. The phone’s currently set ring sounds, and the current setting appears.

2.Repeatedly press SET/RING to change to the

desired setting. The system rings at the setting

and >_,Be, orE\ appears. When the ringer is set toE\, the phone announces “Off.” ±ý

Even when you turn off the base’s ringer, you can still make or receive calls using this phone. Telephones on the same line and the handset (if its ringer is not turned off) still ring when there is an incoming call.

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To make a call, lift the handset and press TALK. To answer a call, lift the handset. Or, if the handset is not in place on the base, pressTALK or any number key,#, or*. TALK/BATT on the handset and CHARGE/IN USE on the base light.

To end a call, place the handset on the base or press END. TALK/BATT and CHARGE/IN USE turn off.

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The phone scans 20 channels (frequency pairs used between the base and the handset) and automatically selects a clear channel when you make or receive a call.

If you hear other conversations or excessive noise during a call, press CH to select a different channel. TALK/BATT flashes, followed by a brief pause as your phone searches for a clear channel.

If the handset is too far from the base, the channel might not change. Move closer to the base and try again.

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To adjust the volume of the sound you hear through the handset during a call, repeatedly press VOL/RING.

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FLASH performs the electronic equivalent of a switchhook operation for special services, such as Call Waiting. For example, if you have Call Waiting, pressFLASH to answer an incoming call without disconnecting the current call. PressFLASH again to return to the first call.

Telephone Operation

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Operation Telephone

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Using Redial

The redial memory holds up to 24 digits, so you can redial long-distanceas well as local numbers.

The redial memory also holds pause entries (see “Entering a Pause” on Page 15).

Using a Headset

Connecting a headset disconnects the handset’s earpiece and microphone.

VOL/RING on the handset also controls the connected headset’s volume.

If you place the handset on the base to recharge it while the headset is connected, be sure the handset seats properly.

With a headset connected, you make or answer calls as usual using the keys on the handset.

You can use an optional handset holder (available from RadioShack) to hang the handset on your belt for greater convenience.

If you do not have any special phone services, pressing FLASH might disconnect the current call.

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You can quickly dial the last number you dialed. Lift the handset and press TALK, then pressRDL/ PAUSE when you hear a dial tone. ±

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Some special services, such as bank-by-phone,require tone signals. If you have pulse service, you can still use these special tone services. Dial the service’s main number. When the service answers, pressTONE/ . Any additional numbers you dial are sent as tone signals.

When you hang up, the phone automatically resets to pulse dialing.

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To page the person who has the handset or to locate the handset when the phone is not in use, press PAGE on the base. The handset beeps for about one minute. To stop it from beeping sooner, press any key on the handset or return the handset to the base. PressPAGE again to stop the paging at the base.

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You can connect an optional headset with a 3/32- inch(2.5-mm)plug. Contact RadioShack for a suitable headset.

To connect the headset, open the rubber cover on the side of the handset, then insert the headset’s plug into the jack.

When you finish using the headset, disconnect it from the handset and close the rubber cover to protect the jack. ±ý

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You can store up to 10 phone numbers in memory, then dial a stored number by entering its memory location number. You can also dial a number stored in memory location number 1 by pressing SPEED DIAL. Each number can be up to 16 digits.

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1.Lift the handset.

2.Press MEMORY. TALK/BATT blinks.

3.Enter the number and any tone or pause

entries (see “Using Tone Services on a Pulse Line” on Page 14 and “Entering a Pause”). ±

4.Press MEMORY again, then enter the memory location number(0-9)where you want to store the number. A tone sounds to indicate that the number is stored.

To replace a stored number, simply store a new one in its place. Or, lift the handset and press MEMORY twice. Then press the memory location number (0-9) you want to clear. A tone sounds.

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Some telephone systems require you to dial an access code (9, for example) and wait for a second dial tone before you can dial an outside number. You can store the access code with the phone number. However, you should also store a pause after the access code to allow the outside line time to connect.

To enter a 2-secondpause, pressRDL/PAUSE. You can add more pause entries for a longer pause.

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To dial a number stored in memory, lift the handset and press TALK. TALK/BATT lights. When you hear a dial tone, pressMEMORY and enter the memory location number for the number you want to dial. ±

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Storing a Number in

Memory

An error tone sounds and the phone exits the programming mode if you wait more than 30 seconds between keypresses.

Each tone or pause entry uses one digit of memory.

If you try to enter more than 16 digits, the phone beeps 5 times and exits the programming mode. Start over at Step 2 and enter no more than 16 digits in Step 3.

Dialing a Memory Number

If you select an empty memory location, the phone beeps 5 times.

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Operation System Answering

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The phone exits menu setting mode if you:

wait more than 30 seconds between key presses (except when you set the clock, for which time-outis about 2 minutes)

receive an incoming call

press PLAY/STOP

press TALK on the handset

If the phone exits the setting mode, start again at Step 1.

To dial a number stored in memory location 1, press SPEED DIAL. You do not have to pressTALK when you pressSPEED DIAL.

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To quickly recall numbers for special services (such as bank-by-phone),store each group of numbers in its own memory location.

1.Dial the service’s main number.

2.When the next number is requested, press MEMORY and enter the number for the location where the additional information is stored.

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If you store an emergency service’s number (police department, fire department, ambulance) and you choose to test the stored number, make the test call during the late evening or early morning hours to avoid peak demand periods. Also, remain on the line to explain the reason for your call.

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Use MENU on the base to select the various function settings. Each time you pressMENU, the system announces the function and its current setting. ±ý

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1

Clock set

 

 

2

Remote operation Security Code

3

Number of rings before the system answers

 

 

4

Recording time for incoming messages

5

Message Alert

 

 

6

Exit the menu setting mode.

 

 

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You must set the day and time so the system can

record the correct day and time of each message.

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1.Press MENU once. The system announces “Time,” then the currently set time, day, and the day’s number (' for Sunday,( for Monday, and so on) appear.

2.Repeatedly press 7| on the base to move forward or|6 to move backward until the correct day appears, then pressSET/RING. The system announces and displays the hour.

3.Repeatedly press |6or7| until the correct hour appears, then pressSET/RING. The system announces and displays the minutes.

4.Repeatedly press |6or7| until the correct

minutes appear, then press SET/RING. The system announces “AM” or “PM,” and7 orF appears.

5.Press |6or7| to choose AM or PM, then pressSET/RING. The system beeps and announces “Time” then announces the currently set day and time.

To check the day and time, press MENU once. The system announces the currently set day and time.

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You can select how long the system waits to answer a call — 2, 4, or 6 rings, or toll-saver.If you plan to check messages by long distance, set the ring time totoll-saver(see “Using theToll-Saver”on Page 24).

1.Press MENU three times. The system

announces “Ring time” followed by the current setting. The current setting — (,*,,, orjI (toll saver) — displays.

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Enter each key press within about 2 minutes. Otherwise, the system exits the time setting process and you must begin again with Step 1.

If power fails, the clock retains the current time. When the power is restored, it starts counting again from the time the power failed.

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Operation System Answering

2.Repeatedly press |6or7| until the desired number appears.

3.Press SET/RING to store the setting.

The system beeps and announces “Ring Time” and the currently set ring time.

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You can set the recording time to ',*, or7 (Announce Only)ýto determine how the system records incoming messages.

When set to ' or*, the system plays the outgoing message and lets callers leave a message up to 1 minute (for') or 4 minutes (for*) long. When set to7, the system plays the outgoing message but does not let callers leave a message.

1.Press MENU four times. The system announces “Record time” followed by the current setting. The current setting —',*, orý7 — appears.

2.Repeatedly press |6or7| until the desired number appears.

3.Press SET/RING to store the setting.

The system beeps and announces “Record Time”, followed by the currently set record time.

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The Message Alert feature lets you know you have new messages by sounding a short beeping tone. When a new message is received with the message alert on, the alert tone sounds every 15 seconds.

1.Press MENU five times. The system announces “Message Alert” followed by the current setting. The current setting —E< (Off) orEd — appears.

2.Press |6or7| to selectEd orE<.

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3.Press SET/RING to store the setting. A beep sounds, then the system announces “Message Alert” followed by the new setting.

When the first new message is received, a beep sounds.

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The Message Alert tone automatically stops when you have listened to all the new messages.

To turn off the Message Alert tone sooner, press any key on the base. The Message Alert tone automatically sounds when the next message is received.

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The system has two prerecorded outgoing messages. One asks the caller to leave a message: “Hello, no one is available to take your call. Please leave a message after the tone.” The system uses this message when the recording time is set to ' or* (see “Setting the Record Time” on Page 18).

The other announcement does not allow the caller to leave a message: “Hello, no one is available to take your call. Please call again.” The system uses this message when the recording time is set to Announce Only.

You can also record your own message (see “Recording/Deleting an Outgoing Message”). When you record your own outgoing message and select it, the system uses it for all recording time settings (',*, and7).

To switch between your outgoing message and the system’s prerecorded message, press OGM. The current message plays. While the message is playing, pressOGM again.

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Recording/Deleting an

Outgoing Message

Outgoing messages must be between 2 and 30 seconds long.

Setting the System to Answer Calls

When the system’s message memory is full, <B appears and the system announces “No remaining time” when you try to operate it.

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1.Hold down OGM. The system announces

“Record greeting,” followed by a beep. #ý# flashes. ±ý

2.Speak your message.

3.When you finish your message, press OGM orPLAY/STOP. The system beeps and plays back your message.

To delete your outgoing message and use the system’s prerecorded messages, press OGM, then pressDELETE when your message plays. The system announces “Greeting has been deleted.”

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Press ANSWER.

If the system is set to record a caller’s message

(see “Setting the Record Time” on Page 18), it plays the outgoing message and the number of recorded messages appear.

If the system is set to 7ddekdY[c[djýEdbo, it plays the outgoing message, and 7 appears.

To set the system to not answer calls, press ANSWER again. The system announces “Answer off” and the message counter turns off. ±ý

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You can let the system answer calls while you listen to the caller’s message through the speaker.

Press TALK to answer the call if the handset is off the base, or lift the handset if it is on the base. You can also pick up any phone on the same line. The system stops recording and resets to answer the next call.

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