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Cat. No. 43-764
OWNER’S MANUAL
Please read before using this equipment.
TAD-764
Digital Answering System Trim Phone
with Day/Time Voice Stamp
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FEATURES
Your RadioShack TAD-764 Digital Answering System Trim Phone with Day/
Time Voice Stamp is a combination
multi-feature telephone and high-quality
fully-digital answering system. Fully digital means the TAD-764 stores all messages on a computer chip — there are
no tape mechanisms to wear out and no
tapes to bother with. This gives you capabilities that tape-based answering
machines do not have. For example,
you can move quickly from message to
message without listening to all of them.
Its unique, space-saving design makes
it ideal for placing on any desk or nightstand, or for mounting on a wall.
Note: Your TAD (telephone answering
device) requires a 9-volt battery (not
supplied) for memory backup.
ANSWERING SYSTEM
FEATURES
High Capacity — Lets you record up to
16-minutes of incoming and outgoing
messages.
Voice Day/Time Stamp — announces
the day and time each message was recorded.
Digital Outgoing Message — gives
you a clear outgoing message that can
be up to 60 seconds long.
Digital Incoming Message Storage —
stores incoming messages on a computer chip, making it easy to quickly access messages. Incoming messages
can be up to 60 seconds long.
Memory Backup — protects stored
messages in case of a power failure.
Adjustable Ring Selection — lets you
set the TAD-764 to answer the telephone after four or seven rings.
Toll Saver — lets you avoid unnecessary long-distance charges when you
call long distance to check your messages.
Remote Control — lets you retrieve
messages from almost any touch-tone
phone. With an optional pocket tone dialer, you can even use it from a rotary
phone.
User Selectable 3-Digit Remote Operation Security Code — helps prevent unauthorized remote operation.
Call Screening — lets you listen to incoming calls so you can decide whether
or not to answer.
Phone Pickup Detection — automatically stops the TAD and resets it if you
answer a call after the TAD answers.
Memo Recording — lets you leave
yourself memos.
© 1998 Tandy Corporation.
All Rights Reserved.
RadioShack is a registered trademark used by Tandy Corporation.
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TELEPHONE FEATURES
Lighted Keypad with Big Buttons —
makes it easy to see the numbers and
dial a number in the dark.
CAUTION : TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE
COVER OR BACK. NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED PERSONNEL.
This symbol is intended to alert you to
the presence of uninsulated dangerous voltage within the product’s enclosure that might be of sufficient
magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock. Do not open the product’s
case.
Handset Volume Control — lets you
adjust the sound you hear through the
handset.
Redial — dials the last number you dialed.
Reset — lets you disconnect from a call
and dial another number without hanging up the handset.
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This symbol is intended to inform you
that important operating and maintenance instructions are included in the
literature accompanying this product.
Ringer Volume Switch — lets you adjust the ringer’s loudness or turn it off.
Hearing-Aid Compatibility — lets you
use the phone with any hearing aid that
has a T (telephone) switch.
To take advantage of all the TAD-764’s
features, we recommend that you read
this manual completely before using the
TAD.
Your TAD has been ETL listed to UL
standards and meets all applicable FCC
standards.
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.
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READ THIS BEFORE
INSTALLATION
Your TAD-764 conforms to federal regulations, and you can connect it to most
telephone lines. However, each device
you connect to the phone line draws
power from the phone line. We refer to
this power draw as the device’s ringer
equivalence number, or REN. The REN
is on the label on the bottom of the TAD.
FCC STATEMENT
Your TAD-764 complies with Part 68 of
FCC Rules. You must, upon request,
provide the FCC Registration Number
and the REN to your telephone company. Both numbers are on the label on
the bottom of the TAD.
Note: You must not connect the TAD764 to:
• coin-operated systems
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 (or three in
rural areas), your phone(s) might not
ring and your TAD might not answer. If
ringer operation is impaired, remove a
device from the line.
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• party-line systems
• most electronic key phone systems
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CONTENTS
Installation ......................................................................................................... 6
Installing a Backup Battery ........................................................................... 6
Mounting the TAD ......................................................................................... 7
On a Desk Top ....................................................................................... 7
On a Wall Plate ...................................................................................... 8
On a Wall .............................................................................................. 10
Preparation ......................................................................................................
Setting the Dialing Mode .............................................................................
Setting the Day and Time ...........................................................................
Setting the Ringer’s Volume .......................................................................
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Telephone .........................................................................................................
Setting the Handset Volume .......................................................................
Using REDIAL...............................................................................................
Using RESET ................................................................................................
Using Tone Services on a Pulse Line .........................................................
Using the Phone Number Index Card .........................................................
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ANSWERING SYSTEM OPERATION ..............................................................
Recording the Outgoing Message ..............................................................
Setting the Number of Rings .......................................................................
Toll Saver ....................................................................................................
Setting the TAD to Answer Calls .................................................................
Recording Incoming Messages ..................................................................
Screening Calls ...........................................................................................
Playing Messages .......................................................................................
Repeating Messages ...........................................................................
Skipping Messages ..............................................................................
Pausing Message Playback .................................................................
Stopping Message Playback ................................................................
Deleting Messages .....................................................................................
Recording a Memo .....................................................................................
Changing the Remote Operation Security Code ........................................
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Remote Operation ........................................................................................... 20
Remote Commands .................................................................................... 21
Troubleshooting .............................................................................................. 22
Care and Maintenance .................................................................................... 23
The FCC Wants You to Know ..................................................................... 24
Lightning ..................................................................................................... 24
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INSTALLATION
INSTALLING A BACKUP
BATTERY
The TAD-764 requires AC power to operate. However, if AC power fails or you
unplug the TAD, a 9-volt backup battery
(not supplied) saves the messages and
the settings for the day, time, and remote operation security code. We recommend you use a RadioShack
alkaline battery.
Warning: If the TAD’s modular line cord
is already connected to the telephone
line jack, disconnect it before you install
the backup battery. This reduces the
risk of electric shock.
Caution: Always use a new battery of
the required size and recommended
type.
Note: The telephone operates normally
during a power failure; however, the
TAD cannot answer or record incoming
calls without AC power.
Follow these steps to install the backup
battery.
1. Place a flat-bladed screwdriver
under the tab on the battery compartment cover, pry open the cover,
then lift it off.
Illus. showing removal of
battery compartment
cover.
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2. Snap the battery’s contacts firmly
to the TAD’s connector and put the
battery in the compartment.
Illus. showing battery
installation
3. Replace the cover.
After the power is connected (see
“Mounting the TAD” on Page 7), when
the battery is weak or not installed, the
ANSWER indicator flashes. If you are
replacing a weak battery, be sure the
AC adapter’s cord is plugged in so you
do not lose the TAD’s stored information.
Caution: Dispose of the old battery
promptly and properly.
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MOUNTING THE TAD
On a Desk Top
Select a location that is near both a
modular telephone jack and an AC outlet. You can place the TAD on a desk, or
mount it on a wall plate or directly on a
wall.
Follow these steps when you place the
TAD on a desk, shelf, or table.
Your TAD-764 connects directly to a
modular telephone line jack. If the jack
is not a modular jack, you must update
the wiring. You can convert the wiring
yourself, using jacks and adapters
available at your local RadioShack
store. Or, you can let the telephone
company update the wiring for you. The
USOC number of the jack to be installed
is RJ11C, or RJ11W for a wall plate
jack.
Illus of TO LINE jack and
end of modular cord about
to be inserted into jack.
Other connections are not
yet made.
Note: Adjust VOLUME (located on the
TAD’s right side) to the middle position
before connecting power.
Illus. of VOLUME
switch.
Caution: The supplied adapter supplies 9 volts AC, delivers at least 440
milliamps, and has a plug which properly fits the TAD’s AC 9V 440mA jack. Using an adapter that does not meet these
specifications might damage the TAD or
the adapter.
1. Plug one end of the supplied long
modular cord into the TO LINE jack
on the back of the base.
2. Plug the modular cord’s other end
into a modular phone line jack.
3. Plug one end of the supplied coiled
handset cord into the jack on the
base’s bottom and route the cord
into the groove near it. Plug the
other end into the handset’s jack.
Illus. of coiled handset
cord and base
4. Place the handset in the cradle.
5. Insert the supplied AC adapter’s
barrel plug into the AC 9V 440mA
jack on the back of the base.
Illus. of AC 9V 440mA jack.
Show barrel plug about to be
inserted into jack. Show
modular cord already con-
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6. Route the adapter’s cord through
the strain relief slot on the base.
Illus. showing cord routed through the strain relief slot.
7. Plug the adapter into a standard
AC outlet.
When you first connect power, the
PLAY/SKIP indicator flashes (until
you record the outgoing message),
the ANSWER indicator flashes (if
you did not install a backup battery), and the TAD automatically
runs a self-test for about 20 seconds. You cannot operate the TAD
during this test. When the test is
complete, the TAD Beeps once and
announces, “Answer off.”
On a Wall Plate
1. Plug one end of the supplied short
modular cord into the TO LINE jack
on the back of the base.
Illus of TO LINE jack and
end of modular cord about
to be inserted into jack.
Other connections are not
yet made.
2. Route the cord into the groove on
the phone’s base.
Illus. showing routing of
modular cord.
Illus. of ANSWER and
PLAY/SKIP indicators.
3. Plug one end of the supplied coiled
cord into the jack on the bottom of
the base and route the cord into the
groove beside the jack.
Illus. showing routing of
coiled cord before it is
plugged into the handset.
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4. Insert the supplied AC adapter’s
barrel plug into the AC 9V 440mA
jack on the back of the base.
Illus. of AC 9V 440mA jack. Showing barrel plug about to be inserted
into jack and modular cord already
connected.
5. Plug the other end of the short
modular cord into the wall plate
jack. Then move the power cord to
the right of the two tabs, align the
wall plate studs with the TAD’s keyhole slots and slide the TAD downward to secure it.
7. Plug the other end of the coiled
cord into the handset’s jack.
Illus. showing coiled cord
connection to handset.
8. Place the handset into the cradle.
9. Plug the adapter into a standard
AC outlet.
Illus. of wall plate alignment
and power cord attachment.
6. Slide the handset clip up and out of
its retaining slot, rotate it 180°, then
slide the clip back into its slot.
Illus. showing clip being removed and re-inserted.
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On a Wall
You need two flat-head wood screws
(not supplied) with heads that fit into the
keyhole slots on the bottom of the TAD.
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1. Drill two holes 3 / inches (100
mm) apart. Then thread a screw
into each hole letting the heads
extend about 3/16 of an inch (5 mm)
from the wall.
Illus. showing screw
positions on the
2. Plug one end of the supplied long
modular cord into the TO LINE jack
on the back of the base.
Illus of TO LINE jack and
end of modular cord about
to be inserted into jack. Other connections are not yet
made.
3. Route the cord into the groove on
the phone’s base.
Illus. showing routing of
modular cord.
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4. Plug one end of the supplied coiled
cord into the jack on the bottom of
the base and route the cord into the
groove beside the jack.
Illus. showing routing of
coiled cord before it is
plugged into the handset.
5. Insert the supplied AC adapter’s
barrel plug into the AC 9V 440mA
jack on the back of the base.
Illus. of AC 9V 440mA jack.
Showing barrel plug about
to be inserted into jack and
modular cord already connected.
6. With the power cord moved to the
right of the two tabs and the modular cord hanging straight down from
the groove, align the two screws
with the TAD’s keyhole slots and
slide the TAD downward to secure
it.
Illus. showing bottom of base,
keyhole slots, screws.
Also, show power cord and
modular cord hanging down.
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7. Slide the handset clip up and out of
its retaining slot, rotate it 180°, then
slide the clip back into its slot.
Illus. showing clip being
removed and re-insert-
8. Plug the other end of the coiled
cord into the handset’s jack.
Illus. showing coiled cord
connection to handset.
9. Place the handset in the cradle.
10. Plug the modular cord into a modular phone line jack.
11. Plug the adapter into a standard
AC outlet.
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PREPARATION
SETTING THE DIALING
MODE
Set TONE/PULSE on the handset for the
type of service you have. If you are not
sure which type you have, do this test.
Illus. of
switch.
TONE/PULSE
Follow these steps to set the current
day and time.
Note: If you do not complete each step
within 8 seconds, the TAD beeps three
times and stops setting the day and
time. Start again at Step 1.
1. Use a straightened paper clip to
hold down CLOCK (located on the
TAD’s right side) until the TAD-764
beeps. The TAD then announces,
“Sunday.”
Illus. showing
switch.
CLOCK
1. Set TONE/PULSE to TONE.
2. Lift the handset and listen for a dial
tone.
3. Press any number other than 0.
Notes: If your phone system
requires that you dial an access
code (9, for example) before you
dial an outside number, do not
press the access code either.
If the dial tone stops, you have
touch-tone service. Leave TONE/
PULSE set to TONE.
If the dial tone continues, you have
pulse service. Set TONE/PULSE to
PULSE.
SETTING THE DAY AND
TIME
The answering system records the day
and time of each incoming message.
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Note: If necessary, adjust VOLUME.
2. To change the day of the week,
repeatedly press OGM/REPEAT to
move back or PLAY/SKIP to move
forward to the current day of the
week.
Illus. showing OGM/REPEAT
and PLAY/SKIP.
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3. Press ANSWER/STOP/DELETE. The
TAD beeps once and announces
the hour and “AM” or “PM.”
4. To change the hour, repeatedly
press OGM/REPEAT to move back
or PLAY/SKIP to move forward to
the current hour.
to HI for a noisy room or LO for a quiet
room.
Illus. showing
switch.
RINGER
5. Press ANSWER/STOP/DELETE. The
TAD beeps once and announces
the minutes.
6. To change the minutes, repeatedly
press OGM/REPEAT to move backward or PLAY/SKIP to move forward
to the current minute.
To turn off the telephone’s ringer, set
RINGER to OFF. You can still make out-
going calls. If you hear an extension
ring, you can answer calls.
Note: You can hold down OGM/
REPEAT or PLAY/SKIP to move the
minutes in 10-minute increments.
7. When you finish, press ANSWER/
STOP/DELETE. The TAD beeps and
announces the day and time.
To check the current day/time at any
time, use a straightened paper clip to
press CLOCK.
SETTING THE RINGER’S
VOLUME
To adjust the ringer’s volume, set OFF/
LO/HI (located on the TAD’s right side)
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TELEPHONE
SETTING THE HANDSET
VOLUME
The handset’s volume control lets you
adjust the sound you hear through the
handset.
Illus. showing the
handset volume con-
USING RESET
To disconnect a call without hanging up
the phone, hold down RESET for about
1 second. When you release it and hear
a dial tone, dial again.
Illus.
showing
RESET button.
To increase or decrease the volume,
roll the handset’s volume control up or
down.
USING REDIAL
You can quickly dial the last number dialed. When you hear a dial tone, press
REDIAL.
Illus. showing the
REDIAL button.
USING TONE SERVICES
ON A PULSE LINE
Some special services, such as bankby-phone, require tone signals. If you
have pulse service, you can still use
these special tone services by following
these steps.
1. With TONE/PULSE set to PULSE,
dial the service’s main number.
2. When the service answers, set
TONE/PULSE to TONE. Any additional numbers you dial are sent as
tone signals.
Note: The redial memory holds up to 31
tone digits or 32 pulse digits, and lets
you redial long distance or local numbers.
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3. After you complete the call, set
TONE/PULSE back to PULSE and
hang up the phone.
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USING THE PHONE
NUMBER INDEX CARD
Use a straightened paper clip or another small pointed object to lift the plastic
cover off the phone number index card.
Write your phone number at the top and
other important names and numbers
below it. Replace the cover.
Illus. showing the
phone number index
card and its cover.
A quick reference card showing how to
use the answering system is on the
back of the phone number index card.
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ANSWERING SYSTEM OPERATION
RECORDING THE
OUTGOING MESSAGE
Before you can set the TAD to answer
calls and record messages, you must
record an outgoing message (OGM).
Your outgoing message can be up to 60
seconds long.
1. Hold down OGM/REPEAT until the
TAD beeps.
Illus. showing ANSWER/STOP/
DELETE .
3. The TAD automatically stops
recording after 60 seconds, or you
can press ANSWER/STOP/DELETE
when you finish recording the message. The TAD beeps and automatically plays the outgoing
message.
To play the outgoing message at any
time, press OGM/REPEAT. If no outgoing message is recorded, the TAD says,
“No announcement.”
SETTING THE NUMBER
OF RINGS
To set the number of times the TAD
rings before it answers a call, slide the
4, 7, TS switch (located on the right side
of the TAD) to the desired slot.
Note: If memory is full, the PLAY/SKIP
indicator flashes, the TAD announces,
“Memory is full,” and you cannot record
the outgoing message. Delete old messages to make room in memory (see
“Deleting Messages” on Page 18).
2. Position yourself about 8 inches
away from the TAD and speak into
the microphone (located on the
front of the TAD).
Illus. showing microphone.
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Illus. showing 4/7/TS
switch.
TOLL SAVER
To help you avoid unnecessary long
distance charges, you can slide RING
SELECT to TS (Toll Saver). Once you
select TS, if there are new messages
(ones you have not played), the TAD
answers on the second ring. If there
are no new messages, the TAD answers on the 4th ring, and gives you
time to hang up before it answers.
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SETTING THE TAD TO
ANSWER CALLS
The PLAY/SKIP indicator flashes when
a new message is recorded.
To set the TAD to answer calls, press
ANSWER/STOP/DELETE.
SCREENING CALLS
• If an outgoing message is recorded, the TAD announces, “Answer on,” and the ANSWER
indicator lights.
• If no outgoing message is
recorded, the TAD says, “Answer
off, no announcement” (see
“Recording the Outgoing Message”
on Page 16).
To have the TAD not answer calls,
press ANSWER/STOP/DELETE again.
The TAD announces “Answer off,” and
the ANSWER indicator turns off.
To screen calls, let the TAD answer.
Listen to the caller’s message through
the TAD’s speaker. If you decide to answer the call, pick up any phone connected to the same phone line as the
TAD. The TAD stops recording and resets to answer the next call.
Note: If you pick up the phone just as
the TAD answers, it might not stop playing the OGM. If this happens, press ANSWER/STOP/DELETE to stop the TAD.
PLAYING MESSAGES
RECORDING INCOMING
MESSAGES
When there are new messages, the
PLAY/SKIP indicator flashes until all the
new messages have been played.
The TAD-764 lets you record up to 16
minutes of outgoing and incoming messages. It hangs up and resets to answer
the next call when:
To play all messages, press PLAY/SKIP.
The TAD announces the number of
messages. If there are no messages,
the TAD announces, “No message.”
• The caller hangs up.
• The maximum message length (60
seconds) is reached.
Illus. showing PLAY/SKIP
• There are more than 8 seconds of
silence.
• You pick up any extension on the
same phone line as the TAD (see
“Screening Calls”).
Before playing each message, the TAD
announces the message number and
the day and time when the message
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was recorded. After all messages play,
the TAD announces, “End of message(s)” then it resets to answer calls.
The PLAY/SKIP indicator lights steadily
and the TAD saves all messages until
you delete them.
Repeating Messages
To repeat the current message, press
OGM/REPEAT.
Note: If you have not listened to 5 seconds of the message, or the message is
not at least 5 seconds long, pressing
OGM/REPEAT replays the previous
message.
Skipping Messages
To skip to the next message during
playback, press PLAY/SKIP once. The
next recorded message plays.
Pausing Message Playback
To pause message playback, press ANSWER/STOP/DELETE. To resume playing messages, press PLAY/SKIP .
Otherwise, after pausing for 60 seconds, the TAD beeps three times and
stops.
Stopping Message Playback
To stop playback at any time, press ANSWER/STOP/DELETE twice. The TAD
beeps once and resets to answer calls.
The PLAY/SKIP indicator continues to
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flash if you have not listened to all new
messages.
DELETING MESSAGES
To delete messages you have already
played, while playback is stopped, hold
down ANSWER/STOP/DELETE. The
TAD beeps and deletes old messages.
The TAD keeps the messages you have
not played, and the PLAY/SKIP indicator
continues flashing.
Notes:
• Even if you play only a portion of a
message, the TAD might delete it.
• You can only delete individual messages using remote operation (see
“Remote Operation” on Page 20).
RECORDING A MEMO
A memo is a message you can record
by speaking directly into the TAD, without calling on a phone.
Notes:
• The maximum memo length is 60
seconds.
• When its memory is full, the TAD
announces, “Memory is full,” and
you cannot record the memo.
Delete messages to make room in
memory (see “Deleting Messages”).
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Follow these steps to record a memo.
1. Hold down PLAY/SKIP until the TAD
beeps.
2. Position yourself about 8 inches
away from the TAD and speak into
the microphone (located on the
front of the TAD).
3. The TAD automatically stops
recording after 60 seconds, or you
can press ANSWER/STOP/DELETE
when you finish. The TAD beeps
once.
The memo is recorded along with the incoming messages. To hear the memo,
simply play back your messages.
CHANGING THE REMOTE
OPERATION SECURITY
CODE
The TAD’s remote operation security
code is preset to 764. You can operate
your TAD remotely with this code; however, we recommend that you set your
own code.
1. Use a pointed object, such as a
straightened paper clip, to hold
down CODE (located on the right
side of the TAD) until the TAD
beeps and announces the first digit
of the current security code.
Illus. showing CODE switch.
2. Repeatedly press PLAY/SKIP or
OGM/REPEAT to set the first digit,
ANSWER/STOP/
then
press
DELETE . The TAD beeps and
announces the second digit.
3. Repeatedly press PLAY/SKIP or
OGM/REPEAT to set the second
digit, then press ANSWER/STOP/
DELETE . The TAD beeps and
announces the third digit.
4. Repeatedly press PLAY/SKIP or
OGM/REPEAT to set the third digit,
ANSWER/STOP/
then
press
DELETE. The TAD beeps once and
announces the complete remote
operation security code.
Notes:
• You have 8 seconds to set each
individual digit. Otherwise, you
must start over from Step 1.
• If AC power fails and the backup
battery becomes weak, the remote
operation security code automatically resets to 764.
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REMOTE OPERATION
You can operate the TAD from almost
any touch-tone phone, or from a rotary
phone using a pocket tone-dialer (available at your local RadioShack store).
Notes:
• When memory is full, the TAD
answers the call after two rings and
announces, “Memory is full.”
Delete some of the messages to
make room in memory.
• You must record an outgoing message before you can remotely set
the TAD to answer calls.
• The TAD beeps three times if you
press a wrong button.
Follow these steps to operate your TAD
remotely.
1. Dial your phone number.
Notes:
• If the TAD is set to answer-off
and an outgoing message is
recorded, it answers the call
after 10 rings and announces,
“Answer off.”
• If the TAD is set to answer-on, it
answers according to the number of rings you set.
2. Within 8 seconds after the outgoing
message starts, enter the remote
operation security code. The TAD
beeps.
Note: If you do not enter each digit
of the security code within 8 seconds, the TAD will disconnect.
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3. Enter the remote command code
(see “Remote Commands” on
Page 21).
4. Hang up to end remote operation.
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REMOTE COMMANDS
Press:
To:
After you press 4 (to play all messages):
Press:
To:
0
Stop message playback
or recording.
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Delete the current
message.
1
Play OGM.
7
2
Record a new OGM.
When the TAD announces
“Record announcement,”
begin speaking. When
you finish, press 0. The
TAD repeats the OGM.
Repeat the previous
message.
8
Repeat the current
message.
9
Skip forward to the next
message.
0
Stop message playback.
4
Play recorded
messages.
6
Delete old messages.
#
Set the TAD to answer or
not answer calls.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
If you have problems using your TAD, try these suggestions. If you still have problems, contact your local RadioShack store for assistance.
Problem
The incoming message is
incomplete.
Suggestion
Be sure the memory is not full.
The caller’s message was longer than 60 seconds.
The caller was silent for more than 8 seconds.
The incoming message is
unclear.
Adjust VOLUME.
The TAD does not answer after
four or seven rings.
Be sure the TAD is set to answer calls.
ANSWER indicator flashes.
The backup battery is weak or missing.
Replace the battery (see “Installing a Backup
Battery” on Page 6).
The TAD does not respond to
the remote operation security
code.
Make sure the phone you used to dial the TAD
is a touch-tone phone. (If it is not, you can use
a pocket tone-dialer to enter the code and commands.)
Re-enter your remote operation security code.
Press each button for about 2 seconds to be
sure the touch-tone signals are clear enough.
The remote operation security code might have
reset to the default code due to a power failure.
Try using 764.
You cannot record an incoming
message.
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Be sure the TAD is set to answer calls.
Be sure the memory is not full.
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CARE AND MAINTENANCE
Your RadioShack TAD-764 Digital Answering System Trim Phone with Day/Time
Voice Stamp is an example of superior design and craftsmanship. The following
suggestions will help you care for your TAD so you can enjoy it for years.
Keep the TAD dry. If it gets wet, wipe it dry immediately. Liquids
might contain minerals that can corrode the electronic circuits.
Use and store the TAD only in normal temperature environments.
Temperature extremes can shorten the life of electronic devices,
damage batteries, and distort or melt plastic parts.
Keep the TAD away from dust and dirt, which can cause premature
wear of parts.
Handle the TAD gently and carefully. Dropping it can damage circuit
boards and cases and can cause the TAD to work improperly.
Use only a fresh battery of the required size and recommended type.
Batteries can leak chemicals that damage your TAD’s electronic
parts.
Wipe the TAD with a damp cloth occasionally to keep it looking new.
Do not use harsh chemicals, cleaning solvents, or strong detergents
to clean the TAD
Modifying or tampering with the TAD-764’s internal components can cause a malfunction and might invalidate your TAD-764’s warranty and void your FCC authorization to operate it. If your TAD is not performing as it should, take it to your local
RadioShack store for assistance. If the trouble is affecting the telephone lines, the
phone company can ask you to disconnect your TAD until you have resolved the
problem.
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THE FCC WANTS YOU TO
KNOW
In the unlikely event that your TAD-764
causes problems on the telephone line,
the telephone company can temporarily
discontinue your service. If this happens, the telephone company attempts
to notify you in advance. If advance notice is not practical, the telephone company notifies you as soon as possible
and advises you of your right to file a
complaint with the FCC.
Also, the telephone company can make
changes to its lines, equipment, operations, or procedures that could affect
the operation of this TAD. 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 TAD complies with the limits for a
Class B digital device as specified in
Part 15 of FCC Rules. These limits provide reasonable protection against radio and TV interference in a residential
area. However, your TAD might cause
TV or radio interference even when it is
operating properly.
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To eliminate interference, you can try
one or more of the following corrective
measures:
• Re-orient or relocate the receiving
antenna of the radio or TV
antenna.
• Increase the distance between the
TAD and the radio or TV.
• Use outlets on different electrical
circuits for the TAD and the radio or
TV.
Consult your local RadioShack store if
the problem still exists.
LIGHTNING
Your TAD-764 has built-in protection
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
TAD.
Lightning damage is not common. Nevertheless, if you live in an area that has
severe electrical storms, we suggest
that you unplug the TAD during storms
to reduce the possibility of damage.
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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-owned
stores 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 the limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or the exclusion of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you.
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-up service 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, Dept. W, 100 Throckmorton St., Suite 600, Fort Worth, TX 76102
We Service What We Sell
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RadioShack
A Division of Tandy Corporation
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
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