VTech VT2650 User Manual

VTech Electronics (HK) Ltd.
Important Safety Instructions
When using your telephone equipment, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and injury, including the following:
1. Read and understand all instructions.
2. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product.
3. Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.
4. Do not use this product near water (for example, near a bath tub, kitchen sink or swimming pool).
5. Do not place this product on an unstable surface, such as a table, shelf, or stand. The product may fall, causing serious damage.
6. Slots and openings in the back or bottom of the Base Unit and Handset are provided for ventilation. To protect them from overheating, these openings must not be blocked by placing the product on a soft surface such as a bed, sofa or rug. This product should never be placed near or over a radiator or heat register. This product should not be placed in any area where proper ventilation is not provided.
7. This product should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the marking label. If you are not sure of the type of power supply in your home, consult
your dealer or local power company.
8. Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord. Do not install this product where the cord may have anyone walking on it.
9.Never push objects of any kind into this product through slots in the Base or Handset as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short out parts that could result in a risk of fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the product.
10. To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not disassemble this product, but take it to an authorized service facility. Opening or removing parts of the Base or Handset
other than specified access doors may expose you to dangerous voltages or other risks. Incorrect reassembling can cause electric shock when the product is
subsequently used.
11. Do not overload wall outlets and extension cords as this can result in the risk of fire or electric shock.
12. Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to an authorized service facility under the following conditions:
A. When the power supply cord or plug is damaged or frayed. B. If liquid has been spilled onto the product. C. If the product has been exposed to rain or water. D. If the product does not operate normally by following the operating instructions.
Adjust only those controls that are covered by the operating instructions, as improper adjustment of other controls may result in damage and often requires extensive work by an authorized technician to restore the product to normal operation.
E. If the product has been dropped and the Base and/or Handset has been damaged.
F. If the product exhibits a distinct change in performance.
13. Avoid using a telephone (other than cordless) during an electrical storm. There may be a remote risk of electric shock from lightning.
14. Do not use the telephone to report a gas leak in the vicinity of the leak.
Parts Check List
1. Base Unit 5. Telephone Line Cord
2. Handset x 2 6. Belt Clip x 2
3. Handset Charger 7. User’s Manual x2
4. Base AC Power Adapter 8. Battery Cell x 6 To purchase replacement battery cells, call VTech customer service at
852-2776 3223.
NOTE:Use only VTech batteries (part number 80-5380-00-00) or equivalent AAA NiMH chargeable batteries.
Base Unit
Getting Started
Base AC power Adapter
Telephone Line Cord
Belt Clip x 2
English and Chinese
User's Manual
Handset x 2
Handset Charger
Battery Cell x 6
Handset Layout
1. Antenna
2. Volume Control
3. Speakerphone LED
Getting Started
4. CID (Scroll Down)
5. Select (Menu)
6. On (Flash)
7. Dialing Keys (0-9, , #)
8. Redial (Pause)
9. Mute (Delete)
10. Speakerphone
11. LCD Display
12. Headset jack (2.5mm)
13. Phonebook (Scroll Up)
14. Off (Clear)
15. Intercom
16. Microphone
Base Unit Layout
1. In Use LED
2. Charging LED
3. Message Window Display
4. Page key
5. Volume keys
6. Menu
7. Change
8. Time/Set
9. Record/Memo
13. Mailbox/Stop keys
14.Answer On/Off key
16.Mailbox/Stop LED 1
17.Mailbox/Stop LED 2
18.Mailbox/Stop LED 3
Getting Started
16 17 18
Connecting Power to Base Unit/Handset Charger
1. Plug the AC power adapter into an electrical outlet, and the DC connector into the bottom of the Base Unit.
2. Choose the location for your Handset Charger, and plug its power supply into an electrical outlet.
Getting Started
Installation and Charge of Battery Cells in Handset
1. Place the new battery cells in the Handset with the positive and negative poles aligned in the battery compartment.
2. Replace the battery cover by sliding it upwards
3. If the new battery cells are not already charged, place the Handset in its Charger or Base Unit, and allow it to charge for 12 hours. After initial charge, a maintenance charge of 8 hours should be sufficient.
WARNING: Alkaline batteries must NOT be used in your VT2650 cordless telephone. Use only the batteries that came with your phone, or contact our Customer Support Center to order additional batteries.
Charging of the Handset Battery Cells
The Handset of your cordless telephone is powered by rechargeable battery cells. It charges automatically whenever the Handset is in its charger or Base Unit.
You should charge the battery cells for at least 12 hours when you first
receive your phone. You’ll know the battery cells needs charging when:
The low battery message and the icon are displayed.
The Handset seems completely dead, the LCD is completely clear and does not activate when you press the keys.
NOTE: When in LOW BATTERY mode, the keypad sounds, backlighting and speakerphone features will not work. When your battery cells have been charged, your features will return to their normal function.
1. Do not dispose of battery cell in a fire, the cell may explode.
2. Do not open or mutilate the battery cell. Toxic substances may be released, causing harm to eyes or skin.
3. Exercise care in handling battery cell in order to prevent an accidental short of the charge contacts, potentially causing the battery pack to overheat.
4. Do not dispose of this battery cell into household garbage.
5. Do not charge the battery cell with other electrical device.
Check Battery Indicator
If you receive a check battery warning it indicates one of the following:
1. There are no battery cells in your Handset. You’ll need to install battery cells into your Handset (see Installation and Charge of Battery Cells in Handset section on the previous page.)
2. You have accidentally installed alkaline batteries into the Handset. (Alkaline batteries must NEVER be used in this phone. See the warning on the previous page for additional information about batteries for this telephone.)
3. The rechargeable batteries in your Handset need to be replaced by new batteries.
4. The batteries have been installed incorrectly. Please reinstall (see Installation of Battery Cells in Handset) and/or the diagram in the battery compartment on the Handset.
Connecting to Phone Line
Plug one end of the telephone line cord into the jack on the bottom of the Base Unit. Plug the other end of this cord into the wall jack.
Checking for Dial Tone
After the battery cells are charged, press ON on the Handset. The LCD displays PHONE and shows a call timer, and you will hear dial tone. If not, see In Case of Difficulty.
Tone/Pulse Selection
Your phone is preset for tone dialing. See Handset Settings for details.
CAUTION: Use only the VTech power supply provided with your telephone.
check battery!
Getting Started
1. Choose a central location for your Base Unit.
2. Install your Base Unit and Extension Handsets away from electronic equipment, such as personal computers, television sets, wireless equipment and microwave ovens.
3. In locations where there are multiple cordless telephones, separate Base Units as much as possible.
4. Install your telephone equipment away from heat sources and sunlight.
5. Avoid excessive moisture, dust or extreme cold.
Handset and Base Indicators
Handset Icons
Icon Description
• Turns on when the Handset is in speaker phone mode.
Basic Operation
Handset LEDs
LED Description
• Turns on when the microphone is muted.
• Turns on when there are new call log enteries.
• Turns on when the ringer is muted.
• Low battery indicator or charging indicator.
• LED is on when in speakerphone mode.
Base LEDs
LED Description
1, 2, 3
• On when the phone is off hook.
• Flashes when an extension phone is off hook.
• On when the Handset is charging in the cradle.
Lights beneath the Play/Stop buttons will flash when new messages are in the corresponding mailbox.
• On when only old messages are in the corresponding mailbox.
• On when the answering system is on.
Handset Operation
Making Calls
Press ON (or, SPEAKERPHONE to use the Handset Speakerphone feature). Dial the phone number. -OR-
Dial the phone number first; then press ON (or SPEAKERPHONE).
Press OFF to end your call.
Answering Calls
Press ON, SPEAKERPHONE or any dialing keys.
Press OFF to end your call.
Adjust the Handset Volume
(Also applies to the Handset Speakerphone and Headset).
The volume control is on the left edge of the Handset. During a call, press key to adjust the listening volume to a comfortable level. When you reach the maximum or minimum setting, a double-beep will sound.
NOTE: The procedure is the same for the Handset earpiece, Speakerphone and Headset.
Flash Function
• You can use your VT2650 with services such as Call Waiting. When you receive a call-waiting signal, simply press the ON/ FLASH key to connect to the new call. Press ON/FLASH again to return to the original call.
NOTE: Use ON/FLASH to access other phone
company subscriber services, as described by your provider.
Redial Function
Press REDIAL• PAUSE to display the last telephone number dialed from the Handset. Use or to scroll through the 5 previously dialed numbers (up to 32 digits each). When you reach the beginning or the ending of the redial list, a double-beep will sound. Press OFF to quit the redial review list.
Basic Operation
REDIAL 595-9511
Handset Operation
NOTE: When the redial memory is empty,
pressing REDIAL, a double-beep will sound.
When you reach the desired number, press ON or SPEAKERPHONE to dial.
When the desired entry displays, press MUTE.DEL to delete it. A confirmation tone will sound.
Mute Function
During an active call, pressing
Basic Operation
Press MUTE.DEL again to return to
Intercom Call
From the idle (OFF) mode, press
The other Handset will ring and the
DEL key will disable the
microphone. The screen will display MICROPHONE MUTED briefly:
normal 2-way conversation. The screen will display MICROPHONE ON briefly.
INTERCOM. The Handset will display:
screen will display:
PHONE 00:00:15
Press ON, SPEAKERPHONE, INTERCOM or any dialing keys to
answer the intercom call. The screens will display:
To end the call, press INTERCOM or
NOTE: If the other Handset is out of range,
or on an external call, when you intercom it, the display of the first handset will show the following:
Call Forward and Call Transfer
An external call can be forwarded or transferred from one Handset to the other Handset. The difference between forwarding and transfering depends on if the sending Handset needs to talk with the receiving Handset before the external call is actually sent to the other Handset.
Handset Operation
Call Forward
• A Handset (HS1), on an external call can forward it to the other Handset (HS2), b y pressing and holding the INTERCOM key. The display of HS1 will initially show:
• HS2 can Press ON, SPEAKERPHONE or any dialing keys to answer the call.
NOTE: If HS2 does not respond in about
30 seconds, the external call will be returned to HS1 and the display will show CALL BACK: If the returned call is not answered within 30 seconds, the external call will end automatically.
Call Transfer
• A Handset (HS1), on an external call can transfer it to the other Handset (HS2), by pressing the INTERCOM key.
NOTE: The external call is put on hold automatically.
• HS2 will ring, showing an intercom call.
• Pressing ON on HS2 will answer the intercom call. HS1 may discuss the external call with HS2 while the call is on hold.
• Press OFF on HS1, to transfer the external call to the other Handset. The HS2 is now on the external call. CALL TRANSFERRED will briefly display on HS1.
Basic Operation
NOTE: If there is no answer on HS2, then HS1 can be reconnected to the held call by pressing ON to reconnect to the external call.
Conference Call
It is possible to establish a conference between two Handsets and the external line.
If a Handset already has a connec­tion to the external line, and the other Handset presses ON or SPEAKER- PHONE, a conference is immediately established. Both Handsets will show:
CONF. 00:00:25
Base Operation
From the Base Unit, you can use the PAGE key to locate the Handsets for 60 seconds.
When the Handset is in idle, press PAGE on Base Unit. The Handsets will display:
To end the page at the Base, press PAGE again.
To end the page from either Handset, press any dialing keys, ON or
Basic Operation
+ 26 hidden pages