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Gigaset AL180/AL185/AL280/AL285
The handset at a glance
1 Charge status of the
batteries
2 Answer machine icon
(AL185/AL285 only)
3 Display keys
1
4 Message key
Flashes: new messages
received
2
5 AL180/AL185:
h Directory key
AL280/AL285:
d Handsfree key
3
6 Control key (u)
7 Talk key
4
8 AL280/AL285:
5
h Directory key (press 6
down on the control key) 7
8
9 End call key and
9
On/Off key
10 Ringer tone on/off (press
and hold in idle status)
11 Keypad lock on/off (press
and hold)
12 Recall key
10
11
- Consultation call
12
(flash)
13
- Dialling pause
14
(press and hold)
13 Microphone
14 "Microphone off" key
Display key on handset:
Pressing a key launches the function that
appears above that key in the display.
Display
INT
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MENU
MENU
“
U
T
˜
OK
Function when pressed
Call other registered handsets ¢ page 11.
Open main/submenu
(see Menu tree ¢ page 22).
Go back one menu level.
Scroll up/down or adjust volume with u.
Move cursor to left/right with
u.
Backspace deletes one
character at a time.
Confirm menu function or
save entry.
Version: 12-11-2010
Issued by
Gigaset Communications GmbH
Frankenstr. 2a
D-46395 Bocholt
Manufactured by Gigaset Communications GmbH under
trademark license of Siemens AG.
As of 1 Oct. 2011 Gigaset products bearing the trademark
"Siemens" will exclusively use the trademark "Gigaset".
© Gigaset Communications GmbH 2010
All rights reserved. Subject to availability.
Rights of modification reserved.
www.gigaset.com
This user guide is made from 100 % recycled paper.
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The base station at a glance
AL185/AL285 base station
2
1
5
6
7
4
3
AL180/AL280 base station
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1 Registration/paging key :
Search for handsets (press briefly, "Paging" ¢ page 11)
Register handsets (press and hold ¢ page 11).
2 On/Off key: activate and deactivate answer machine.
Lights up: answer machine is activated.
Flashes: there is at least one new message or message is in the process
of being recorded.
Flashes very quickly for about four seconds: memory is full.
3 Volume keys: (– = quieter; + = louder)
During message playback: adjust the speaking volume.
While phone is ringing: adjust ringer volume.
4 Play/Stop key:
Play back messages from the answer machine, or cancel playback.
During message playback:
5 delete current message.
6 Skip to the start of the current message (press once) or go to the previous message (press twice).
7 Skip to next message.
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Safety precautions
Read this user guide and the safety precautions carefully
before use. Explain their contents and the potential hazards
associated with using the telephone to your children.
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Only use the mains unit supplied.
Wipe the base station, charging cradle and handset
with a damp cloth (do not use solvent) or an antistatic
cloth.
Never use a dry cloth. This can cause static.
Contact with liquid
Fit only the recommended, rechargeable
batteries (¢ page 14), i.e. never use a conventional (non-rechargeable) battery or other battery
types as this could result in significant health risks
and personal injury.
The operation of medical appliances may be
affected. Be aware of the technical conditions
in your particular environment, e.g. doctor's surgery.
Do not hold the rear of the handset to your ear
when it is ringing. Otherwise you risk serious and
permanent damage to your hearing.
The handset may cause an unpleasant humming
noise in hearing aids.
Do not install the phone in a bathroom or shower
room. The handset and base station are not
splashproof.
Do not use your phone in environments with a
potential explosion hazard, e.g. paint shops.
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Care
If you give your Gigaset to someone else, make
sure you also give them the user guide.
!
If the handset has come into contact with
liquid:
u Switch off the handset and remove the battery
pack immediately.
u Allow the liquid to drain from the handset.
u Pat all parts dry, then place the handset with the
battery compartment open and the keypad facing
down in a dry, warm place for at least 72 hours
(not in a microwave, oven etc.).
u Do not switch on the handset again until it is
completely dry.
When it has fully dried out, you will normally be able
to use it again.
ECO DECT
You are helping to protect the environment with
your Gigaset AL180/AL185/AL280/AL285.
Reduced energy consumption
Please remove faulty base stations from use or
have them repaired by Service, as they could interfere with other wireless services.
Disposal
Batteries should not be disposed of in general
household waste. Observe the local waste disposal regulations, details of which can be obtained
from your local authority or the dealer you purchased the product from.
All electrical and electronic equipment must be
disposed of separately from general household
waste using the sites designated by local authorities.
If a product displays this symbol of a crossed-out
rubbish bin, the product is subject to European
Directive 2002/96/EC.
The appropriate disposal and separate collection
of used equipment serve to prevent potential
harm to the environment and to health. They are a
precondition for the re-use and recycling of used
electrical and electronic equipment.
For further information on disposing of your used
equipment, please contact your local authority,
your refuse collection service or the dealer you
purchased the product from.
Emergency numbers cannot be dialled if the keypad lock
(¢ page 1) is activated!
Not all of the functions described in this user guide are available in all countries.
Your telephone has an energy-saving adapter plug
and uses less energy.
Reduced transmission power
The transmission power of your telephone is
reduced automatically:
The handset's transmission power is reduced
depending on the distance to the base station. The
transmission power on the base station is reduced
to virtually zero when only one handset is registered and the handset is in the base station.
You can reduce the transmission power of the
handset and base station even more by using Eco
Mode/Eco Mode+ (see Menu tree page 23):
u Eco Mode: 80% transmission power reduction
in standby mode and during a call (the range of
the base station is reduced).
u Eco Mode+: 100% transmission power deactivation in standby mode (top left display icon ½).
Press and hold the talk key c to check that the
base station can be reached. You will hear the
ringing tone if the base station can be reached.
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First steps
Check the pack contents
u
u
u
u
u
u
u
One Gigaset AL180/AL185/AL280/AL285 base station,
one mains adapter,
one Gigaset AL18H/AL28H handset,
one phone cord,
two batteries,
one battery cover,
one user guide.
If you have purchased a model with multiple handsets, the package should contain two batteries, a battery cover and a charging cradle with mains adapter for each additional handset.
Setting up the base station and charging cradle (if included)
The base station and charging cradle are designed for use in enclosed dry rooms with a temperature range of +5 °C to +45 °C.
¤ Set up the base station at a central location on a flat, non-slip surface in your house or
apartment.
Please note
Pay attention to the range of the base station.
This is up to 300 m in unobstructed outdoor areas and up to 50 m inside buildings. The
range is reduced when Eco Mode is activated (¢ page 23).
The phone's feet do not usually leave any marks on surfaces. However, due to the multitude of
different varnishes and polishes used on today's furnishings, the occurrence of marks on the
surfaces cannot be completely ruled out.
You can also mount the base station and charging cradle on the wall.
Please note:
u Never expose the telephone to the influence of heat sources, direct sunlight or other electrical devices.
u Protect your Gigaset from moisture, dust, corrosive liquids and vapours.
Connecting the base station
¤ First connect the mains adapter 1.
¤ Then connect the telephone jack 2 and
insert the cables into the cable ducts.
Please note:
u The mains adapter must always be connected, as the phone will not operate
without mains connection.
u Only use the mains adapter and phone
cord supplied. Pin connections on telephone cables can vary.
2
1
1
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Connecting the charging cradle (if included)
2
1
¤ Connect the flat plug from the power supply 1.
¤ Plug the mains adapter into the plug socket 2.
2
If you need to disconnect the plug from the charging cradle,
press the release button 1 and disconnect the plug 2.
1
Setting up the handset for use
The display is protected by a plastic film.
Please remove the protective film!
Inserting the batteries and closing the battery cover
Warning
Use only the rechargeable batteries recommended by Gigaset Communicatons GmbH
(¢ page 14). Never use a conventional (non-rechargeable) battery or other battery types
as this could result in significant health risks and personal injury. For example, the batteries
could explode. The phone could also malfunction or be damaged as a result of using batteries that are not of the recommended type.
¤ Insert the batteries the right
way round.
The polarity is indicated in/on
the battery compartment.
a
b
If you need to open the battery cover, for
instance to replace the batteries, place
your fingertip in the cavity on the casing
and pull the battery cover upwards.
¤ First insert the battery cover at the top
a.
¤ Then press the cover b until it clicks
into place.
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Placing the handset in the base station and registering
V
Put into base
Before you can use the phone, you must first register the handset
to the base station.
MENU
¤ Place the handset with
the display facing up
in the base station.
V
Registering
V
INT
MENU
The handset registers automatically. Registration can take up to 5 minutes.
Do not remove the handset from the
base station during this time.
After successful registration, the idle screen is displayed.
Charge status of the batteries:
– = e V U (flat to full)
– = flashes: batteries almost flat
– e V U flashes: charging
If you have purchased a model with multiple handsets, repeat the registration process for
each individual handset. Handsets are assigned the lowest available internal number (1-4). If
more than one handset is registered to the base station, the internal handset number appears
in the top left of the display, e.g. 2. If the internal numbers 1–4 are already assigned to other
devices, the number 4 will be overwritten.
Please note
u Each key press interrupts the automatic registration.
u If automatic registration does not work, the handset will have to be registered manually (¢ page 11).
u Only place the handset in the base station or charging cradle that is intended for it.
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Initial charging and discharging of the batteries
The correct charge level can only be displayed if the batteries are first fully charged and discharged.
8h
¤ Place the handset in the base station or charging cradle for eight hours.
¤ Then remove the handset from the base station or charging cradle and do
not replace it until the batteries are completely discharged.
Please note
u After the first battery charge and discharge you may replace your handset in the base
station or charging cradle after every call.
u Always repeat the charging and discharging procedure if you remove the batteries
from the handset and reinsert them.
u The batteries may warm up during charging. This is not dangerous.
u After a while, the charge capacity of the batteries will decrease for technical reasons.
Setting the date and time
Set the date and time so that the correct date and time can be assigned to incoming calls, and
so that the alarm can be used.
MENU ¤ Settings ¤ OK ¤ Date/Time ¤ OK
¤ Date: ¤ ~ (enter the day, month and year in 6-digit format) ¤ OK
¤ Time: ¤ ~ (enter hours and minutes in 4-digit format) ¤ OK (display message: Saved)
¤ a (press and hold to return to idle status)
Please note
When entering the time and date, you can move the position of an entry to the left or right
by pressing the control button up or down.
Display in idle status
Once the phone is registered and the time set, the idle display
is shown as in this example.
If the answer machine is activated (AL185/AL285), the answer
machine icon × will be displayed in the header. Your answer
machine is set with a pre-recorded announcement.
Activating/deactivating the handset
Press and hold the a key to activate or deactivate the handset.
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MENU
If you place a deactivated handset in the base station or charging cradle, it will automatically
activate.
Your phone is now ready for use.
If you have any questions about using your phone, please read the tips on troubleshooting
("Questions and answers" ¢ page 14) or contact our Customer Care team page 15.
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Making calls
Muting
Making external calls and ending
calls
You can mute your handset when making external
calls. Your caller can no longer hear you.
Press the "Microphone off" key m during the call to
activate/deactivate the function.
External calls are calls using the public telephone network.
~ (Enter the phone number)
c.
The phone number is dialled. (Or you can first press
and hold c [dial tone] and then enter the number.)
During the call you can adjust the earpiece volume
using t and set the volume with u.
End the call/cancel dialling:
Press the end call key a.
You can automatically insert a network provider dialling code before any phone number (see Menu tree
"Preselection" ¢ page 23).
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Accepting a call
The handset indicates an incoming call by ringing
and by a display on the screen.
Press the talk key c to accept the call.
When Auto Answer is activated (see Menu tree
¢ page 23), simply remove the handset from the
base station/charging cradle.
In idle status, use t to activate the menu for setting
the call volume and use u to set the volume.
Calling Line Identification
When you get a call, the caller's number will be displayed on your handset; the caller's name will be displayed if it is stored in the directory.
Preconditions:
1 You have asked your network provider for the caller's number (CLIP) to be displayed on your handset screen.
2 The caller has asked the network provider for his
number to be identified (CLI).
® appears in the display if you have not
requested Calling Line Identification, Withheld
appears if the caller has withheld CLI, and Unavailable
appears if CLI has not been requested.
Handsfree (AL280/AL285 only)
Activating while dialling:
Enter the number ~ and press the handsfree key d.
Switching between earpiece and handsfree mode:
During a call and when listening to the answer
machine (AL285 only), press the handsfree key d to
activate or deactivate handsfree talking.
During a call, use t to activate the menu for setting
the handsfree volume and use u to set the volume.
Using the directory and lists
Directory
To open the directory: press h.
You can save up to 40 (AL180/AL185) or 80 (AL280/
285) phone numbers (max. 32 digits) with corresponding names (max. 14 characters). Enter letters/
characters ¢ page 13.
Saving the first number in the directory
h ¤ New Entry? ¤ OK
¤ ~ (enter number) ¤ OK
¤ ~ (enter number) ¤ OK
Storing a number in the directory
h ¤ MENU ¤ New Entry ¤ OK
¤ ~ (enter number) ¤ OK
¤ ~ (enter number) ¤ OK
Selecting a directory entry
Open the directory with h. You have the following
options:
u Use u to scroll through the entries until the
required name is selected.
u Enter the first character of the name and scroll to
the entry with u, if required.
Dialling with the directory
h ¤ u (select entry) ¤ c
Using other functions
h ¤ u (select entry) ¤ MENU
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The following functions can be selected with u:
New Entry
Save new phone number.
Show Number
Display the phone number.
Use Number
Edit or add to the number.
Then dial or use other functions
with MENU.
Edit Entry
Edit selected entry.
Delete Entry
Delete selected entry.
Send Entry
Send a single entry to another
handset (¢ page 9).
Delete List
Delete all directory entries.
Send List
Send the complete list to another
handset (¢ page 9).
Shortcut
For shortcuts, assign the current
entry to a key.
Using shortcut keys
You can assign directory entries to the keys 0 and 2–9:
h ¤ u (select entry) ¤ MENU ¤ Shortcut ¤ OK ¤ ~
(press the key you want to assign the entry to)
To dial, press and hold the required shortcut key.
Sending the directory to another handset
Preconditions:
u The sending and receiving handsets must both be
registered to the same base station.
u The other handset and the base station can send
and receive directory entries.
Calls list/answer machine
(network mailbox) list
An advisory tone sounds and the message key
flashes as soon as a new entry appears in the calls
list/answer machine list. A message appears in the
display.
When you press the f key, all the lists are displayed.
If only one list contains new messages, this will be
opened automatically.
Please note:
If calls are saved in the network mailbox, you will
receive a message if the appropriate settings have
been made (depending on your network provider).
Calls list
Precondition: CLIP (¢ page 8)
Depending on the type of list set, the calls list contains (¢ page 23)
u answered calls
u missed calls
u calls recorded by the answer machine (AL185/
AL285 only)
Depending on the type of list set, all numbers of the
last 25 incoming calls are saved or just the missed
calls are saved.
The calls list is displayed as follows:
CallsList 01+02
Number of new entries + number of old, read entries
h ¤ u (select entry) ¤ MENU ¤ Send Entry / Send List
¤ OK ¤ ~ (enter the internal number of the receiving
Open the calls list
f ¤ CallsList 01+02 ¤ OK
Last number redial list
Using other functions
This list contains the ten last dialled numbers.
The following functions can be selected with u:
handset) ¤ OK
Dialling from the last number redial list
c (press briefly) ¤ u (select entry) ¤ c
Managing entries in the last number redial list
c (press briefly) ¤ u (select entry) ¤ MENU
The last incoming call is displayed.
If necessary, use u to select another entry.
u (select entry) ¤ MENU
Delete Entry
Delete current entry.
Copy to Dir.
Copy an entry to the directory.
Date/Time
Call date and time (if set).
Status
New Call: new missed call.
Old Call: entry already read.
Answ.: call taken.
Delete List
Warning! All old and new entries
will be deleted.
You can select the following settings:
Use Number
Edit or add to the number.
Then dial or use other functions
with MENU.
Copy to Dir.
Copy an entry to the directory.
Delete Entry
Delete selected entry.
Delete List
Delete all entries.
Calling back a caller from the calls list
f ¤ CallsList 01+02 ¤ OK ¤ u (select entry) ¤ c
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Answer machine list (AL185/AL285 only)
You can use the answer machine list to listen to the
messages that are on the answer machine.
The answer machine list is displayed as follows:
Please note:
Recording ends automatically when the max. recording time of 170 seconds is reached or if there is a
break in speaking of more than 2 seconds.
Playing back or deleting announcements
VoiceMail 01+02
Number of new messages + number of old, played back messages
Opening the answer machine list
f ¤ VoiceMail 01+02 ¤ OK
If you have new messages, playback will start with the
first new message, otherwise with the first old message.
See Menu tree ¢ page 22.
Playing/deleting messages
Open the answer machine list to play back messages.
Stopping and controlling playback
During message playback:
Using other functions
2
t
The following functions can be selected with u:
v
u (Select entry) ¤ MENU
Continue
Resume paused playback.
Volume
Set the volume.
Copy to Dir.
Copy an entry to the directory.
Delete all old
Delete all old messages.
Operating the answer
machine (AL185/AL285)
The answer machine can be operated from the handset or by using the key on the base station (¢ page 1).
The telephone is supplied with a pre-recorded
announcement. You can only record your own
announcement messages using the handset. This
pre-recorded announcement is used if no personal
announcement is available.
If the memory is full, the answer machine switches
itself off automatically. It activates again automatically when you delete old messages.
Activating/deactivating the answer machine
MENU ¤ Voice Mail ¤ OK ¤ Answer Mach.
¤ OK (‰ = on)
2xt
2xv
Stop playback. Press 2 again to resume.
Go to the start of the current message.
Skip to the previous message.
Skip to the next message.
Skip to the next message but one.
Deleting individual messages
While playback is paused, press the ˜ display key.
Deleting all old messages
During playback or pause:
MENU ¤ Delete all old ¤ OK (Confirm the security
prompt)
Picking up a call from the answer machine
You can still accept a call while the answer machine is
recording the message by pressing c . Recording
stops and you can speak to the caller.
Setting up the answer machine
The answer machine has already been preset at the
factory. Make individual settings using the handset.
Details on how to set a delay time, after which the
answer machine is to answer a call, as well as details
on how to set the recording length and activate call
screening during the recording, are available from the
Menu tree ¢ page 22.
When you switch on the answer machine, the ± icon
appears in the display.
Setting a different language
Recording your own announcement
MENU ¤ 4 3 9 2 1 (starts the procedure).
MENU ¤ Voice Mail ¤ OK ¤ Announcements ¤ OK
¤ Rec announce ¤ OK ¤ Speak after OK ¤ OK
You hear the ready tone (short tone). Now speak your
announcement (at least 3 sec.). Press OK to confirm or
press a or ” to reject your recording. After recording, the announcement is played back for you to
check.
You can change the language used for voice prompts
and the pre-recorded announcement.
Selecting the language:
0 (English), 1 (French), 2 (Arabian).
The display shows Saved.
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Assigning key 1 for fast access to the
answer machine (network mailbox)
Simply press and hold key 1 on the handset and you
will be connected directly to the answer machine
(network mailbox).
See Menu tree ¢ page 22.
Remote operation when on the move
You can check and activate your answer machine
from any other telephone (hotel, pay phone etc.).
Preconditions:
u You have set a system PIN other than 0000
¢ page 23.
u The phone you are using for remote operation has
touch tone dialling (DTMF), i.e. you hear different
tones when you press the keys.
Calling the answer machine and playing back
messages
~ (Dial your own number) ¤ while listening to your
announcement: press the 9 key and enter the system
PIN
The following keys are used for operation:
A
B
3
0
Go to the start of the current message.
Press twice to go back to the previous message.
Stop playback. Press again to resume.
Skip to next message.
Delete current message.
Activating the answer machine
~ (Enter your own number and allow the phone to ring
until you hear the message: "Please enter PIN") ¤ ~
enter system PIN
Your answer machine is activated. It tells you how
much memory time is left. The messages are now
played back. The answer machine cannot be deactivated remotely.
Locating a handset
("paging")
You can locate your handset using the base station.
u Briefly press the registration/paging key on the
base station (¢ page 1).
u All handsets will ring simultaneously ("paging"),
even if the ringer tones are deactivated.
End paging: briefly press the register/paging key on
the base station (¢ page 1) or the talk key c on a
handset.
Registering handsets
You can register up to four handsets on your base station (Gigaset AL18H/AL28H) recommended).
Please note:
Each additional handset must be registered on the
base station in order for it to work properly!
For automatic registration of handsets to
Gigaset AL180/AL185/AL280/AL285, see ¢ page 6.
Manual registration of handsets to
Gigaset AL180/AL185/AL280/AL285
1. On the handset: MENU ¤ Settings ¤ OK ¤ Handset
¤ OK ¤ Register HS ¤ Enter the system PIN of the base
station (default is 0000) ¤ OK
Registering flashes in the display
.
.
2. On the base station: within 60 sec. of entering the
system PIN, press and hold the registration/paging
key (¢ page 1) (min. 3 sec.).
Registration takes approx. 1 minute.
De-registering handsets
Handsets can only be de-registered by resetting the
base station to its default settings. This will also reset
every other setting ¢ page 12.
If you have only registered handsets for other GAPcompatible devices, these can only be de-registered
with a hardware reset ¢ page 12.
Using several handsets
Making internal calls
Internal calls are free calls to other handsets that are
registered to the same base station.
To make a call to other handsets, press
u INT ¤ ~ (1...4, enter internal number of the handset) ¤ OK, the handset is called or
u INT ¤ star key P ¤ OK, all handsets are called.
When a participant answers you can speak to them.
To end the call, press a.
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Internal consultation call/connecting
a call
You are in conversation with an external participant.
Press the INT key and call one or all handsets. The
external participant hears the hold music.
u Before the internal participant has answered,
press the end call key a; the call is diverted to the
participant who answers the call.
u After the internal participant has answered, you
can talk to him. Press the end call key a; the call is
diverted, or press the display key ; you are reconnected to the external participant.
Listening in to an external call
You are conducting an external call. An internal participant can listen in on this call and take part in the
conversation (conference).
Precondition: The Listening in function must be activated.
Activating/deactivating listening in
MENU ¤ Settings ¤ OK ¤ Base ¤ OK
¤ Listening in ¤ OK (‰ = on)
Internal listening in (conference)
You want to listen in to an existing external call.
Briefly press and hold the c key. You can listen in to
the call. All participants hear a signal tone.
To end: press the end call key a. All participants hear
a signal tone.
If the first internal participant presses the end call key
a, the handset that has "listened in" remains connected to the external participant.
Setting the alarm clock
Activating/deactivating the alarm clock
MENU ¤ Alarm Clock ¤ OK ¤ Activation ¤ OK (‰ = on)
When activated:
¤ Set the wake-up time ¤ OK
When the alarm clock rings, press any key to switch it
off for 24 hours. If the alarm clock is set, the wake-up
icon 9 will appear on the screen and the wake-up
time will be displayed instead of the date.
Setting the wake-up time
MENU ¤ Alarm Clock ¤ OK ¤ Wake-up time ¤ OK
Enter the wake-up time in hours and minutes, then
press OK.
Phone settings
For details on how to make audio settings, see Menu
tree ¢ page 22.
For details on how to set the system PIN on the base
station, see the Menu tree ¢ page 23.
Changing the display language
MENU ¤ Settings ¤ OK ¤ Handset ¤ OK ¤ Language
¤ OK ¤ select the language ¤ OK
The current language is indicated by ‰.
If you accidentally choose a language you do not
understand:
MENU ¤ 4 2 1 (press the keys one after the other)
Select the correct language with u and press OK.
Resetting the handset
You can reset individual settings and changes that
you have made. Entries in the directory, the calls list
and the handset's registration to the base station will
be retained.
MENU ¤ Settings ¤ OK ¤ Handset ¤ OK
¤ Reset Handset ¤ OK
Cancel the reset with a.
Restoring the base station to the
factory settings
When restoring factory settings:
u All handsets are de-registered
u Individual settings are reset
u All lists are deleted
u The system PIN is reset to the original code 0000
Only the date and time are retained.
Software reset
MENU ¤ Settings ¤ OK ¤ Base ¤ OK
¤ Base Reset ¤ OK
Hardware reset
Disconnect the power cord from the base station.
Hold down the registration/paging key (¢ page 1) on
the base station while reconnecting the power cable
to the base station. Release the key after approximately 5 seconds.
Repeater mode
With a repeater you can increase the range of your
base station. You will need to activate repeater mode
(¢ page 23). Repeater mode and Eco mode or Eco
mode+ (¢ page 1) cancel each other out.
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Operating the base station on
the PABX
The following settings are only necessary when your
PABX requires them, see the user guide for your PABX.
When entering the digits, enter them slowly one after
the other.
Changing the dialling mode
MENU ¤ 4 I O 1 1 ¤ The number for the set dialling
¢ .
mode flashes: 0 = touch tone dialling (DTMF); 1 = dial
OK
pulsing (DP) ¤ enter number
Setting recall
MENU ¤ 4 I O 1 2 ¤ The number for the current
recall flashes: 0 = 80 ms; 1 = 100 ms; 2 = 120 ms;
3 = 400 ms; 4 = 250 ms; 5 = 300 ms; 6 = 600 ms;
7 = 800 ms ¤ enter number ¤ OK
.
Changing pause after line seizure
You can set the length of the pause inserted between
pressing the talk key c and sending the phone
number.
MENU ¤ 4 I O 1 O ¤ The number for the current pause
length flashes: 1 = 1 sec.; 2 = 3 sec.; 3 = 7 sec. ¤ enter
number ¤ OK
.
Changing the pause after the recall key
MENU ¤ 4 I O 1 4 ¤ The number for the current pause
length flashes: 1 = 800 ms; 2 = 1600 ms; 3 = 3200 ms
¤ enter number ¤ OK
.
Appendix
Entering letters/characters
Press the relevant key the number of times indicated.
Briefly press the hash key # to switch from "Abc" to
"123" mode, from "123" to "abc"mode and from "abc"
to "Abc" mode.
Standard characters
1
2
I
4
5
L
M
N
O
Q
P
#
1x 2x
1)
1
a b
d e
g h
j k
m n
p q
t u
w x
. ,
* /
Abc
-->
123
123
-->
abc
3x
£
c
f
i
l
o
r
v
y
?
(
#
4x
$
2
3
4
5
6
s
8
z
!
)
@
5x
¥
ä
ë
ï
6x 7x 8x 9x 10x 11x 12x 13x 14x
¤
á à â ã ç
é è ê
í ì î
ö
7
ü
9
0
<
\
ñ
ß
ú
ÿ
+
=
&
ó
ò
ô
ù û
ý æ ø
- : ¿
> %
§
õ
å
¡
"
’
;
_
1) Space
Arabic
1
2
I
4
5
L
M
N
O
Q
1x 2x 3x 4x 5x 6x 7x 8x 9x 10x 11x 12x
1)
.
P *
#
Abc
-->
123
1) Space
1 $
,
/
123
-->
abc
2 a b c
3
4 g h i
5 j k l
6 m n o
7 p q r
8 t u
9 w x y
? ! 0 + - :
( ) < = > %
# @ \ &
d e
f
s
v
z
“
;
‘
_
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Specifications
Recommended batteries
Technology:
Nickel-metal-hydride (NiMH)
Size:
AAA (Micro, HR03)
Voltage:
1.2 V
Capacity:
400–800 mAh
We recommend the following types of battery:
u GP 550/700 mAh
u Yuasa Phone 700/800 mAh
u Peacebay 550/650 mAh
(Valid at the time of going to press)
The handset is supplied with recommended batteries.
approx. 1.3 W
approx. 1.3 W
approx. 1.5 W
General specifications
DECT standard
GAP standard
Range
Base station power supply
Environmental conditions
in operation
is supported
is supported
up to 300 m outdoors
up to 50 m indoors
230 V ~/50 Hz
+5 °C to +45 °C, 20% to
75% elative humidity
Questions and answers
If you have any queries about the use of your telephone, visit our website at
www.gigaset.com/service
for 24-hour support. The table below contains a list of
common problems and possible solutions.
Problem
Cause
Solution
The handset is not Press the end call
switched on.
key a for approx.
5 seconds or place the
handset in the base
station.
The batteries are Charge or replace the
batteries.
flat.
The handset is out- Move the handset
No wireless
side the range of closer to the base
connection
to the base sta- the base station.
station.
tion,
The handset is not
Base flashes in registered.
Register the handset
The base station is ¢ page 11.
the display.
not turned on.
Check the mains connector on the base station ¢ page 4.
Nothing
appears in
the display.
Cause
You cannot
hear a ringer/
dialling tone
from the fixed
line network.
The phone cord
supplied has not
been used or has
been replaced by a
new cord with the
wrong jack connections.
Solution
Please always use the
phone cord supplied or
ensure that the
pin connections are
correct when purchasing from a retailer:
3-4 assignment of
telephone leads/
EURO CTR37.
The system PIN you Reset the system PIN to
Error tone
the default 0000
have entered is
sounds after
system PIN
incorrect.
¢ page 12.
prompt.
All handsets are
de-registered. All setPIN forgotten.
tings are reset. All lists
are deleted.
Authorisation
Base station power consumption
In standby mode
– Handset in base station
– Handset outside base station
During a call
Problem
This device is intended for connection to analogue
networks outside the EEA (with the exception of Switzerland) depending on national type approval.
Country-specific requirements have been taken into
consideration.
We, Gigaset Communications GmbH, declare that this
device meets the essential requirements and other
relevant regulations laid down in Directive
1999/5/CE.
A copy of the 1999/5/EC Declaration of Conformity is
available at this Internet address:
www.gigaset.com/docs
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Customer Service & Assistance
Do you have any questions? As a Gigaset customer, you can find help quickly in this User Manual and in the service section of our Gigaset online portal www.gigaset.com/service.
In our constantly updated online service you can find:
u Extensive information about our products
u FAQ compilations
u Keyword search to help find topics quickly
u Compatibility database: Find out which base stations and handsets can be combined.
u Product comparison: Compare the features of several products with each other.
u Downloads for user manuals and current software updates
E-mail contact form for customer service
Please register your phone online right after purchase.
This enables us to provide you with even better service regarding questions or an after sales query/issue/claim.
In order to contact our customer service via email, please use the email contact form from our Gigaset online portal after selecting your home country.
Our representatives are also available on the telephone hotlines for consultation.
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Australia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1300 780 878
Austria. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0043 1 311 3046
Bahrain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97 31 73 11 173
Belgium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 78 15 66 79
Bosnia Herzegovina . . . . . . . . . . . . .033 276 649
Brazil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4003 3020
(grandes cidades e regiões metropolitanas Custo de uma ligao local)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0800 888 3020
(demais localidades - Gratuito)
Bulgaria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . +359 2 9710666
(0.50 евро на минута от всички държави за
стационарни телефони. За обаждания от
мобилни телефони може да има други цени).
Canada . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-866 247-8758
China . . . . . . . . . .0 21 400 670 6007 (RMB 0.11)
Croatia. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01 2456 555 (0,23 Kn)
Czech Republic. . . . . . . . . . . . +420 23303 2727
Denmark. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . +45 (0) 35 25 86 00
Finland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 09 231 134 25
France . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . +33 170 706 181
Coût d’un appel local depuis une ligne fixe
France Télécom.
Germany. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01805 333 222
Der Anruf kostet Sie aus den deutschen Festnetzen 0,14 € pro Minute. Anrufe aus den deutschen Mobilfunknetzen kosten höchstens 0,42
€ pro Minute.
Greece . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 801-1000 500
(Χρέωση 0,0026 € το λεπτό για το σταθερό δίκτυο
της Ελλάδας. Για κλήσεις από κινητό ίσως ισχύουν
άλλες χρεώσεις)
Hong Kong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2763 0203
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2389 7285
Hungary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .06 14 71 24 44 (27 Ft)
India . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Please refer to your
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . local warranty card
Indonesia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(62-21) 5673813
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (62-21) 888856000
Ireland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 50 77 72 77
Italy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199.15.11.15
(€ cent 8,36 + IVA al minuto da telefono fisso
della rete Telecom Italia senza scatto alla risposta mentre per le chiamate effettuate attra-
verso la rete di altri operatori fissi o mobili consultate le tariffe del vostro operatore)
Jordan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 00962 6 5625460/1/2
Kuwait . . . . . . . . . . .+965 -22458737/22458738
Lebanon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . +9611240259/
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .+9611236110
Luxembourg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . +352 8002 3811
Malaysia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . +603-8076 9696
Malta . . . . . . . . . . . . . .+390 2360 46789 (0,10 €)
Mexico
. . . .01800 999 4442738 (01800 999 GIGASET)
Netherlands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0900-3333102
(0,25 € per minuut (vast net). Voor oproepen uit
het mobiele netwerk kunnen andere prijzen
gelden.)
New Zealand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0800 780 878
Norway . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 70 84 00
(Oppstartskost 89 øre + 15 øre pr minutt fra
fasttelefon linje. For samtaler fra mobil vil det
gjelde egne priser.)
Oman . . . . . . . . . . . . +968 709281 Ext. 49/21/75
Poland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 801 140 160
Portugal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (351) 808 781 223
(custo de uma chamada local)
Qatar . . . . . . 00974 4257777 / 00974 4257844
Romania . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . +40 021 204 9130
Russia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 (495) 2281312
Saudi Arabia . . . . . .00966 2 6500282 Ext. 209
Serbia. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0800 222 111
Singapore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6735 9100
Slovak Republic . . . . 02 59 68 22 66 (4,428 sk)
Slovenija . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01 5644171
South Africa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . +2711 46 13 181
Spain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 902 103935
Sweden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .08-750 99 11
Switzerland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0848 212 000
Taiwan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 02 266 24343
Turkey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0216 459 98 59
Ukraine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . +380-44-451-71-72
United Arab Emirates . . . . . . . .+97144458255/
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . +97144458254
United Kingdom. . . . . . . . . . . . 0 84 53 67 08 12
USA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-866 247-8758
Vietnam. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1900 545 416
Please have your record of purchase ready when calling. After sales service is not offered in countries where our
product is not sold by authorised dealers.
For Southern Africa:
In the event of an after-sales issue/query/claim please refer back to your point of purchase.
Proof of purchase (receipt) has to be submitted.
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Warranty
Service Centres (Middle East)
KARAMA
Sea Shell Electronics
Opp. Karama Centre
Dubai, UAE
TEL: 00971-4-3979228
FAX: 00971-4-3966205
Sou
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Saudi Arabian
Service Centers:
JEDDAH SERVICE CENTER:
AL-AMAL PLAZA, HAIL STREET,
TEL: 02-6500282 EXT. 209,
JEDDEH, SAUDI ARABIA.
RIYADH SERVICE CENTER:
OLAYA STREET,
TEL: 01-4622470/4623850,
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA.
KHOBAR SERVICE CENTER:
AL-KHOBAR STREET,
TEL: 03-8944193/03-8952359,
AL-KHOBAR, SAUDI ARABIA.
TEL: 00966-7-2230772
TEL: 00966-4-4219232
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Customer Service Hotline Kuwait
Tel: 0096522458737 / 0096522458738
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Manufacturer warranty (Middle East)
For Southern Africa:
In the event of an after-sales issue/warranty claim please refer back to
your point of purchase.
Proof of purchase (receipt) has to be submitted.
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Menu tree
Your phone has an extensive range of features. These
are offered in the form of menus.
To select a function while the phone is in idle status,
press MENU (open menu), use the t and v keys to
scroll to the function you require and press OK to confirm.
1
Alarm Clock
1-1 Activation
Activating/deactivating the alarm clock
1-2 Wake-up time
Input format: HHMM
2
Audio Settings
2-1 Handset Volume
2-1 Handset Volume
2-2 Ringer Volume
2-3 Ringer Melody
2-4 Advis. Tones
2-5 Battery Low
3
To return to idle status: press and hold the a key.
As an alternative to selecting functions using the
t and v buttons, you can also enter the digit combination that is in front of the function in the menu tree.
For setting the time and date, for example:
MENU ¤ 4 1 ¤ OK
Can be set to one of 3 levels (AL180/AL185)
2-1-1 Earpiece
Can be set to one of 3 levels (AL280/AL285)
2-1-2 Speaker
Can be set to one of 5 levels (AL280/AL285)
5 levels + "crescendo" available
2-3-1 External Calls
10 ringer tones available for external calls
2-3-2 Internal Calls
10 ringer tones available for internal calls
2-3-3 Alarm Clock
10 ringer tones available for alarm clock
During a conversation
2-5-1 Off
(Devices
with answer
machine only)
3-2 Answer Mach.
3-3 Call Screening
3-4 Announcements
never
2-5-2 On
always
2-5-3 During Call
only during a call
Voice Mail
3-1 Set Key 1
(all devices)
Warning tone to indicate
battery is almost flat:
3-1-1 Netw. Mailbx
3-1-2 Answer Mach.
Assign key 1 with network mailbox and enter the network mailbox
number (in idle status, press and hold key 1 to dial).
Netw. Mailbx: your network provider's answer machine; must be
requested separately. The network mailbox list can be displayed if your
network provider supports this function and if key 1 has been
assigned with the network mailbox.
Assign key 1 with answer machine
(in idle status, press and hold to dial).
Activating/deactivating the answer machine
3-3-1 Handset
You can use the loudspeaker on the handset to screen a message that
is being recorded (AL285 only).
3-3-2 Base
You can use the loudspeaker on the base station to screen a message
that is being recorded.
3-4-1 Rec announce
¢ page 10
3-4-2 Play announce
Play your announcement
3-4-3 Del announce
Delete your announcement
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3-5 Message Length
3-6 Ring Delay
4
3-5-1 Maximum
Do not limit the recording time for each call.
3-5-2 1 Minute
Limit the recording time to 1 minute per call.
3-5-3 2 Minutes
Limit the recording time to 2 minutes per call.
3-5-4 3 Minutes
Limit the recording time to 3 minutes per call.
3-6-1 Immediately
Call is answered immediately.
3-6-2 10 sec
Call is answered after 10 seconds.
3-6-3 18 sec
Call is answered after 18 seconds.
3-6-4 30 sec
Call is answered after 30 seconds.
3-6-5 Auto
If there are no new messages, the answer machine answers a call after
18 seconds. If new messages are present, the answer machine answers
a call after just 10 seconds.
Settings
4-1 Date/Time
4-2 Handset
4-3 Base
Enter date (DDMMYY format), then time (HHMM format)
4-2-1 Language
Set the display language ¢ page 12
4-2-2 Auto Answer
Automatically activate/deactivate auto answer ¢ page 8
4-2-3 Register HS
Manually register the handset ¢ page 11
4-2-4 Reset Handset
Reset the handset ¢ page 12
4-3-1 Audio Settings
(AL185/AL285
only)
4-3-2 Call list type
4-3-1-1 Ringer Volume
5 level settings + "crescendo" + "off"
4-3-1-2 Ringer Melody
10 selectable melodies
4-3-2-1 Missed Calls
¢ page 9
4-3-2-2 All Calls
¢ page 9
4-3-3 System PIN
Change system PIN (default is 0000)
4-3-4 Base Reset
Restore factory settings ¢ page 12
4-3-5 Additional
4-3-6 Listening in
4-3-7 Preselection
4-3-5-1 Repeater
Activating/deactivating ¢ page 12
4-3-5-2 Eco Mode+
Activating/deactivating ¢ page 3
4-3-5-3 Eco Mode
Activating/deactivating ¢ page 3
Activate/deactivate the function ¢ page 12
4-3-7-1 Presel. Number
Network provider dialling code,
should be inserted automatically
before the dialled phone number.
4-3-7-2 With Preselect
First digits of the dialling codes,
should be dialled with preselection.
4-3-7-3 Without Presel
First digits of dialling codes, should be
dialled without preselection.