PARTS CHECKLIST
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2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
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Base Unit
AC Power Adaptor
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Wall Mounting Bracket
Telephone Line Cord
Belt Clip
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PHONE
Speaker
OFF
Flash
ABC
GHI
PQRS
DEF
JKL
MNO
TUV
WXYZ
OPER
Mute
Intercom Program
Billed Services
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*Callback
Repeat
Dialing
Redial/
Pause
3-Way
Dialing
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OWNER’S MANUAL
FCC Regulations
FCC Regulations
harmful interference in a residential
installation. This equipment generates,
uses and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with the instructions, may
cause harmful interference to radio
communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not
occur in a particular installation. If this
equipment does cause harmful
interference to radio or television
reception, which can be determined by
turning the equipment off and on, the
user is encouraged to try and correct
the interference by one or more of the
following measures:
This equipment complies with Parts 15
and 68 of the Federal Communications
Commission (FCC) rules for the United
States. It also complies with regulations
RSS210 and CS-03 of Industry and
Science Canada. Operation is subject
to the following two conditions: (1) this
device may not cause interference, and
(2) this device must accept any
interference, including interference that
may cause undesired operation of the
device.
A label is located on the underside of
the base unit containing either the FCC
registration number and Ringer
Equivalence Number (REN) or the IC
registration number and Load Number.
You must, upon request, provide this
information to your local telephone
company.
•
•
•
This equipment is compatible with
inductively coupled hearing aids.
•
Should you experience trouble with this
telephone equipment, please contact:
Reorient or relocate the receiving
antenna.
Increase the separation between the
equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet
or on a circuit different from that to
which the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced
radio/TV technician for help.
FCC Part 68
The FCC requires that you
your cordless telephone
nationwide telephone network
a modular telephone jack
RJ11C, RJ11W or RJ14).
AMERITECH at 1-800-456-6858.
For repair/warranty information. The
telephone company may ask you to
disconnect this equipment from the line
network until the problem has been
corrected.
connect
to the
through
(USOC
FCC Part 15
Warning: Changes or modifications to
this unit not expressly approved by the
party responsible for compliances could
void the user's authority to operate the
equipment.
Your telephone company may
discontinue your service if your
equipment causes harm to the
telephone network. They will notify you
in advance of disconnection, if possible.
During notification, you will be informed
of your right to file a complaint with the
FCC.
The equipment has been tested and
found to comply with part 15 of the FCC
rules. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against
Occasionally, your telephone company
may make changes in its facilities,
equipment, operation, or procedures
that could affect the operation of your
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equipment. If so, you will be given
advance notice of the change to give
you an opportunity to maintain
uninterrupted service.
The base unit contains no user
serviceable parts. The handset contains
a user replaceable battery pack.
If it is determined that your telephone
equipment is malfunctioning, the FCC
requires that it not be used and that it
be unplugged from the modular jack
until the problem has been corrected.
Repairs to this telephone equipment
can only be made by the manufacturer
or its authorized agents or by others
who may be authorized by the FCC.
For repair procedures, follow the
instructions outlined under the
manufacturer’s Limited Warranty.
This equipment may not be used on
coin service provided by the phone
company or Party Lines.
The REN is useful in determining the
number of devices you may connect to
your telephone line and still enable the
devices to ring when you receive a call.
The general rule is that the REN value
should not exceed 5.0 total; however,
contact your local telephone company
for the specific number in your area.
Your AM 1933 is designed to operate at
the maximum power allowed by the
FCC . This means your handset and
base unit can communicate only over a
certain distance - which will depend on
the location of the base unit and
handset, weather, and the construction
and layout of your home or office.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
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 to your home, consult your
dealer or local power company.
When using your telephone equipment,
basic safety precautions should
always be followed to reduce the risk
of fire, electric shock and injury to
persons, including the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Read
and
instructions.
understand
all
8. Do not allow anything to rest on the
power cord. Do not locate this product
where the cord will be abused by
persons walking on it.
Follow all warnings and instructions
marked on the product.
9. Do not overload wall outlets and
extension cords as this can result in
the risk of fire or electric shock.
Unplug this product from the wall
outlet before cleaning. Do not use
liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners.
Use a dry cloth for cleaning.
10.Never push objects of any kind into
this product through cabinet slots 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.
Do not use this product near water,
for example, near a bath tub, wash
bowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub,
in a wet basement, or near a
swimming pool.
Do not place this product on
unstable cart, stand, or table. The
telephone may fall, causing serious
damage to the telephone.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
FIRE OR INJURY TO PERSONS BY
BATTERY, READ AND FOLLOW THESE
INSTRUCTIONS.
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 because
improper adjustment of other
controls may result in damage and
will often require extensive work by
a qualified technician to restore the
product to normal operation.
1. Use only the appropriate type and
size battery pack specified in the
instruction manual provided for this
product.
2. Do not dispose of the battery pack in
a fire. The cell may explode. Check
with State and local codes for
possible
special
disposal
instructions.
E. If the product has been dropped or
the cabinet has been damaged.
F.
3. Do not open or mutilate the battery
pack. Released electrolyte is
corrosive and may cause damage to
the eyes or skin. It may be toxic if
swallowed.
If the product exhibits a distinct
change in performance.
13. Do not use the telephone to report
a gas leak in the vicinity of the leak.
4. Exercise care in handling battery in
order not to short the battery with
conducting materials such as rings,
bracelets, and keys. The battery or
conductor may overheat and cause
burns.
11.To reduce the risk of electric shock,
do not disassemble this product, but
take it to a qualified service personnel
when some service or repair work is
required. Opening or removing
covers may expose you to dangerous
voltages or other risks. Incorrect
reassembly can cause electric shock
when the appliance is subsequently
used.
Slots and openings in the cabinet
and the back or bottom are provided
for ventilation, to protect it from
overheating, these openings must
not be blocked or covered. The
openings should never be blocked
by placing the product on the bed,
sofa, rug, or other similar surface.
This product should never be placed
near or over a radiator or heat
register. This product should not be
placed in a built-in installation
unless proper ventilation is
provided.
5. Charge the battery pack provided
with or identified for use with this
product only in accordance with the
instructions and limitations specified
in the instruction manual.
12. Unplug this product from the wall
outlet and refer servicing to qualified
service personnel under the
following conditions:
6. Observe proper polarity orientation
between the battery pack and battery
charger.
A. When the power supply cord plug
is damaged or frayed.
B. If liquid has been spilled into the
product.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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GETTING STARTED
GETTING STARTED
• Plug the AC POWER ADAPTER into a
live electrical outlet and the DC POWER
CONNECTOR into the back of the Base
Unit.
• After charging the battery pack, connect the telephone line cord to a live
telephone outlet and the TEL. LINE
jack, located on the back edge of the
Base Unit.
• If your Base Unit is not connected to a
live telephone outlet, the Handset will
display:
PLEASE NOTE THE
CORRECT POSITION
OF THE BATTERY
PACK WHEN INSTALLING
AC
OUTLET
11V DC
TEL.LINE
CHECK TEL. LINE
• Slide the Handset battery cover down,
and remove it from the Handset.
SLIDE IN THE
BATTERY
COVER
PRESS and SLIDE
DOWNWARD
TELEPHONE
WALL JACK
11V DC
• Place the Handset into the Base Unit
cradle. Make sure the Charging light is
illuminated. Charge for at least 16
hours before first using the phone.
The Handset can charge face up or
down.
• Install the BATTERY PACK, with the
metal contacts facing down and aligned
with the Handset contacts. Replace
Handset battery cover.
• Set the TONE/PULSE switch, located
on the antenna side of the Base Unit,
to the desired dialing mode. In most
areas, TONE is the desired mode.
TEL.LINE
For best results, raise the antenna on the
Base Unit and Handset when using
the phone.
RINGER
OFF LOW HI
BASE RINGER
SWITCH
6
PULSE
TONE
TONE/PULSE SWITCH
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WALL MOUNTING
HANDSET UNIT KEYS AND FEATURES
The Wall Mounting bracket is
designed to fit on standard Wall Mounting plates
1. Choose a spot near an electrical
outlet and a telephone jack.
Your phone requires a modular
telephone jack and a standard
electrical outlet (120v AC). The power
cord is six feet long; make sure there
is an electrical outlet within reach of
the Base Unit. The outlet should not
be controlled by a wall switch. If the
switch is ever turned off, the phone
will not operate.
BASE
UNIT
ANTENNA
WALL
MOUNT
VOLUME UP & DOWN
2. Position the wall mount bracket on
the base.
Line up the tabs on the wall mounting
bracket with the holes on the bottom
of the base. Snap the wall mounting
bracket firmly into place.
HEADSET
JACK
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3. Mount the base on the wall.
Position the base so the mounting
studs will fit into the holes on the
bottom of the base. Position the
power cord to extend down the wall.
Slide the base down on the mounting
studs until it locks into place.
PHONE
Speaker
Flash
Flash
ABC
GHI
PQRS
OFF
DEF
JKL
MNO
TUV
WXYZ
OPER
Mute/
Hold
WALL
4. Connect the telephone line cord.
Insert one end into the TEL.LINE
jack on the back edge of the base.
Insert the other end into the wall
jack.
Intercom Program
Billed Services
69Auto
*Callback
Repeat
Dialing
Redial/
Pause
3-Way
Calling
DISPLAY
BACK
FORWARD
SELECT
OFF KEY
SPEAKER
PHONE
DIALING KEYS (0-9, ,#)
*
INTERCOM
PROGRAM
REDIAL/PAUSE
3-WAY CALLING
REPEAT DIALING
AUTO CALLBACK
MUTE/HOLD
TONE KEY (Temporary Tone)
5. Plug the AC adapter into an electrical
outlet and the DC connector into the
power jack located on the back of
the Base Unit .
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BASE UNIT KEYS AND FEATURES
BASIC TELEPHONE OPERATIONS
• Press
until the desired location is
blinking (#1…..#5).
• Press Select . ENTER AREA CODE is
displayed.
• Enter a “local” area code.
• Press Select.
AREA CODE PROGRAMMING
To benefit from all the Caller ID features
of your telephone, you must enter your
home area code.
ANTENNA
LINE IN USE INDICATOR
CHARGING INDICATOR
SPARE BATTERY INDICATOR
VOICE MAIL INDICATOR
REDIAL/PAUSE
PROGRAM
HOLD
MUTE
MEMORY
SPEAKERPHONE
INTERCOM
VOLUME UP
VOLUME DOWN
FLASH
RINGER
OFF LOW HI
BASE RINGER
SWITCH
PULSE
TONE
If you live in an area where you dial calls
within your own area code by dialing 7
digits (no area code), follow these steps
(with the Handset OFF ):
• Press Program.
• Press
until AREA is blinking.
• Press Select.
• HOME should be blinking. If not, press
until it blinks.
• Press Select. ENTER AREA CODE is
displayed.
• Enter your own home area code.
• Press Select.
NOTE: To replace or edit an existing area
code, use the
key to delete the existing digits, and enter the desired area
code. Press Select when done.
MAKING CALLS
Handset: Press PHONE. Listen for Dial
Tone. Dial the phone number. Press OFF
to end your call.
Cordless Speakerphone:
Press SPEAKER on the Handset. Dial
the number. The Handset can now be
used as a cordless speakerphone. You
can hold it in your hand or place it standing up on a table. To end a call, press
OFF.
LESS COMMON ALTERNATIVE
If you live in an area where all local calls
require 10 digits (area code plus phone
number, without dialing “1” first:)
• Press Program.
• Press
until AREA is blinking.
• Press Select.
• HOME should be blinking. If not, press
until it blinks.
• Press Select. ENTER AREA CODE
is displayed.
• Enter 000.
• Press Select and continue below.
CALL TIMER
While the Handset is ON, the approximate duration of your call is displayed.
Base Unit Speakerphone:
Press Speakerphone on the base. Dial
the number. To end a call, press Speakerphone again.
TONE/PULSE SWITCH
9V DC
TEL.LINE
DC POWER CONNECTOR
PHONE CORD JACK
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You may program up to 5 local area
codes. An area code is “local” if you do
not dial “1” when you make calls to that
area code. In other words, you make calls
to “local” area codes by dialing 10 digits
(area code plus phone number) without
a preceding “1”. This might include your
own area code
• Press Program.
• Press
until AREA is blinking.
• Press Select.
• Press
until LOCAL is blinking.
Press Select.
SPEAKERPHONE TIPS
If you use your Speakerphone in a noisy
environment, the other person’s voice
may fade out. In this case, try eliminating
the environmental noise (a television or
radio playing, for example). Otherwise,
press Mute while the other person is
speaking. Before you start to talk, press
Mute again so the other person can hear
you.
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BASIC TELEPHONE OPERATIONS
BASIC TELEPHONE OPERATIONS
REDIAL/PAUSE
Press PHONE or the Handset Speaker
key.
Press Redial/Pause.
The last number you called will be
redialed.
PAGING THE HANDSET
•To make the Handset ring, press
Intercom on the Base.
•To stop the ringing, press OFF on the
Handset.
HANDSET VOLUME
CONTROL
Voice Mail Tips:
After hearing your messages, wait until
the Voice Mail indicators turn off before
you make another call. This will ensure
the indicators do not remain on after the
messages are reviewed.
INTERCOM
(Conversation between the Base and
Handset)
From the Handset: Press Intercom.
The Base Unit will ring, and the intercom
call will be automatically connected.
ANSWERING CALLS
Handset: Press PHONE. TALK is displayed on the Handset. Press OFF to
end your call.
Cordless Speakerphone : Press
Speaker on the Handset. The Handset
answers the call as a cordless speakerphone. You can hold it in your hand or
place it standing up on a table. To end a
call, press OFF.
MUTE
When you mute a call, the other person
cannot hear you, but you can hear them.
To mute a Handset call, press Mute/Hold
during the call. The Handset will display
MUTE. You can still hear the other person talk, but they cannot hear you. Press
Mute/Hold again to return to normal 2way conversation.
Base Unit Speakerphone: Press Speakerphone on the Base. To end the call,
press Speakerphone again.
LINE IN USE
The LINE IN USE indicator on the Base
Unit will illuminate when the Handset, or
an extension phone sharing the same line
is in use.
HOLD
To put a Handset call on hold, press and
hold the Mute/Hold key for 2 seconds.
The Handset will display HOLD. Neither
you nor the other person can hear eath
other. Press PHONE or Speaker to return to normal 2-way conversation.
BASE IN USE
In the OFF (on hook) mode, the Handset
will display BASE IN USE if the Base
Speakerphone is in use.
CALL WAITING
If you subscribe to Call Waiting, you will
hear a tone when you receive a second
call while on the phone. If you subscribe
to Caller ID on Call Waiting, the Handset
displays who is calling before you answer.
HANDSET VOLUME
Adjust the Handset volume with the
and
keys, located on the side of the
Handset. There are 4 volume levels.
If, after reviewing all new voice messages, the Handset or Base Unit Voice
Mail indicator remains on, using the
Handset, follow these steps:
•Press Program.
•Press #. The Handset displays:
From the Base: Press Intercom. The
Handset will ring. To answer the call,
press Intercom on the Handset.
MESSAGE WAITING
LIGHT-OFF RESET
To end an Intercom call, press OFF on
the Handset or Intercom on the Base.
•With LIGHT-OFF flashing, press Select.
VOICE MAIL INDICATOR
If you subscribe to Voice Mail, the Voice
Mail light on the Base Unit will flash when
you have new messages. The Handset
will display:
If you have new messages, but the Voice
Mail indicators do not turn on, ask your
phone company to make sure your
Voice Mail service has Visual Message
Indication assigned.
MESSAGE WAITING
SETTING THE HANDSET RINGER
•Press Program.
•Press
until RINGER is blinking.
•Press Select. TYPE is blinking.
•Press Select.
Once you have reviewed your new messages, the MESSAGE WAITING indication on the Handset, and the Voice Mail
light on the Base will turn off.
There are 4 ringer styles. The current
setting is blinking.
•Press
or
to hear the other ring
styles OR turn the Handset ringer OFF.
•When the desired ringer type is blinking, press Select.
VOICE MAIL Light
To answer Call Waiting during a normal
handset call, press PHONE. To answer
during a Handset Speakerphone call,
press Speaker. To answer during a Base
Unit Speaker call, press Flash on the
Base.
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To turn the Handset ringer ON again,
follow the steps in, “Setting the Handset
Ringer”.
HANDSET RINGER VOLUME
•Press Program.
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BASIC TELEPHONE
OPERATIONS
CALLER ID
•Press
until RINGER is blinking.
•Press Select.
•Press
until VOL is blinking.
•Press Select.
•Press
or
to raise or lower the
ringer volume.
•When the desired setting is blinking,
press Select.
Caller ID: Displays the name and
number of each caller after the
phone begins ringing (requires Caller
ID service from your telephone
company).
Caller ID on Call Waiting: Shows the
name and number of each caller on
Call Waiting after you hear the Call
Waiting tone (requires Caller ID on
Call Waiting service).
BASE UNIT RINGER
The Base Unit ringer volume is controlled by a switch on the right edge of
the Base. It can be set to Off, Low, or
High volume.
Voice Announce: Announces aloud
the name or number of each caller
while displaying it on the Handset
(requires Caller ID service).
HANDSET SPEAKERPHONE FEATURE
PHONE
Speaker
OFF
Flash
ABC
GHI
PQRS
DEF
JKL
MNO
TUV
WXYZ
The phone has a Call Log, which stores
the name, number, date, and time of the
last 50 calls received. You can review
the Call Log to see who called while
you were out. You can speed-dial numbers from the Call Log. And you can
store names and numbers from the Call
Log into your directory.
SPEAKER KEY
OPER
Mute
Intercom Program
Billed Services
*69 Auto
Callback
Repeat
Dialing
Redial/
Pause
3-Way
Dialing
Press the Speaker to make or answer a
call using the Handset Speakerphone.
The Handset displays SPEAKERPHONE. You can now talk hands-free,
away from the Base Unit. Press OFF to
end a call.
REVIEWING THE CALL LOG
With the Handset OFF:
• Press
or
. You will see the
number of NEW (not viewed) and OLD
(previously viewed) calls.
• Continue to press
or
to review
the callers.
Call Waiting: If you hear a Call Waiting
tone during a speakerphone call, press
the Speaker key to answer it. (Do not use
the PHONE key to answer Call Waiting
while using the speakerphone.)
Some locations are not equipped to send
Caller ID information when a person
places a call. When you receive calls from
such locations, your phone will display
UNAVAILABLE.
Switching from Speakerphone to Earpiece: At any time during a Handset
speaker call, you can press PHONE to
switch to a non-speaker call. The Handset will display TALK, and you can hold
the handset to your ear normally. Press
Speaker whenever you want to change
back to the Speakerphone. The Handset
will display SPEAKERPHONE.
This telephone provides three types of
Caller ID:
If a caller purposely blocks their phone
number from being delivered by Caller
ID, your phone will display PRIVATE.
HINT: If an x_ follows the phone number
(x3 for example) it indicates the party has
called more than once.
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CALLER ID
If you want the phone to announce
names, you must record some spoken
names with the numbers in your Directory. See the section “DIRECTORY:TO
STORE A NAME, NUMBER, AND VOICE
ANNOUNCE RECORDING”.
JOHN SMITH
123-4567
x3
ERASING CALLS
To erase a call; with the Handset OFF:
or
until you see the call
• Press
you want to erase.
• Press Select.
until ERASE is blinking. Press
• Press
Select.
until YES is blinking.Then
• Press
press Select.
When you first receive the phone, it is set
to announce ALL CALLS. It will announce the caller’s name if you have recorded it, or the phone number if you
haven’t recorded a name.
If an inbound call has the Caller ID information blocked, the Base Unit will announce “PRIVATE CALLER ”.
To erase your entire Call Log; after you
have viewed all calls and the handset
is off:
• Press
or
until you see any call
in the log.
• Press Select.
until ERASE is blinking. Press
• Press
Select.
until ALL is blinking.Then
• Press
press Select .The handset displays:
If the Caller ID information unavailable
(both name and number), the Base Unit
will announce “UNKNOWN CALLER ”.
You can choose to turn off Voice
Announce, or to announce only your
pre-recorded names. The Handset will
still display all Caller ID information.
To turn Voice Announce ON or OFF:
• Press Program.
until ANNOUNCE is blink• Press
ing.
• Press Select. You will see three
announcement options:
ERASE ALL
NO YES
• Press
until YES is blinking.Then
press Select.
ALL CALLS
SPEED DIALING FROM CALLER ID
With the Handset OFF:
• Press
or
until you see the desired caller.
• Press PHONE. You will hear a dial tone,
and the number will be dialed
automatically.
NAMES ONLY OFF
ALL CALLS: Announces names that you
have recorded, and phone numbers for
all other callers.
NAMES ONLY: Announces names that
you have recorded. If you have not recorded a caller’s name, you will not hear
anything.
VOICE ANNOUNCE CALLER ID
If you subscribe to Caller ID, the Base
unit can announce each caller’s name or
number aloud while displaying it on the
Handset.
OFF: Nothing is announced aloud.
until the desired option is
• Press
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DIRECTORY
DIRECTORY
When the name is complete, press
Select.The screen will display:
blinking.
• Press Select. The Handset will beep
and turn off automatically.
DEAN
You can store the names and phone
numbers of up to 50 frequently called
people. Each name can be up to 16
characters. Each phone number can be
up to 32 digits.
ENTER NUMBER
Enter the phone number. Press Redial/
Pause if you need to enter a 2-second
pause in the dialing sequence. (For
example, you might store a voice mail
access number, pause, password.)
TO STORE A NAME, NUMBER, AND
VOICE ANNOUNCE RECORDING:
• Press Program. DIRECTORY will be
blinking.
• Press Select.
• The screen will display ENTER
NAME.
When the phone number is complete,
press Select .
The display shows:
Use the Dialing keys to enter the desired
name. Press the key until the desired
letter or character appears. A guide to
the characters:
KEY
CHARACTERS
1
1
2
A>B>C>2
3
D>E>F>3
4
G>H>I>4
5
J>K>L>5
6
M>N>O>6
7
P>Q>R>S>7
8
T>U>V>8
9
W>X>Y>Z>9
0
0
*
*
#
& ’ , - . # @
RECORD NAME?
You will then hear a long beep. The
name and number have been stored in
the Directory. If you want to record this
person’s name for Voice Announce
Caller ID, you will need to edit the entry
and add a recording at that time. See
the section, “Editing a Directory Entry.”
Press Select while YES is blinking.
To make a new recording of the name:
Press
until REDO is blinking. Press
Select. Speak after the beep. You can
re-record as many times as you want.
Each time you re-record or review the
name, the Handset shows:
MAKING
PLAY NAME? YES
NO REDO ERASE
•
•
DIRECTORY
CALLS
Press Select. DIRECTORY will
appear.
Press
or
to scroll to the desired
name; or, search by entering the first
letter of the name, and then press
or
if necessary.
Press PHONE. You will hear a dial
tone, and the number will be dialed.
When
you are satisfied with your
recording:
• Press
until NO is blinking.
• Press Select .
•
REVIEWING
YOUR
ANNOUNCE” NAMES
EDITING A DIRECTORY ENTRY
“VOICE
YES NO
You can record your voice saying the
person’s name. If you subscribe to
Caller ID, the phone will play your
recording when this person calls, so that
you can hear who’s calling without
seeing the Caller ID display.
If you do not want to record a name:
until NO is blinking. press
• Press
Select.
To record a name:
• Press Select while YES is blinking.
Speak after the beep.
• You can press Select when you’re
finished speaking; OR, just wait recording ends after 4 seconds.
If consecutive characters are found on
the same key (D and E, for example),
to advance to
you’ll need to press
the next space. For example, to enter the
name DEAN:
Press
3
(D)
Press
Press
3 twice
( E)
Press
2
(A)
Press
6 twice
(N)
To hear your recording:
The Handset shows:
PLAY NAME? YES
NO REDO ERASE
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• Press Select . DIRECTORY will be
blinking.
• Press
or
until you see the
desired name.
• Press # . The recording will play.
• Press Select . The Handset says
DIRECTORY.
• Press
or
to scroll to the
desired
name;
or ,
search by entering the first
letter of the name, and then press
or
if necessary.
• Press Select .
• Press
until EDIT is blinking.
• Press Select .The name appears.
• If you want to edit the name, press
to erase letters. Use the dialpad to
enter new letters. When the name is
correct, press Select .
STORING A CALLER ID RECORD IN
THE DIRECTORY
With the Handset OFF:
• Press
or
until you see the
desired call.
• Press Select .
• Press
until EDIT is blinking.
Press Select .
If you want to edit the name, press
to erase letters. Use the dialpad to enter
new letters. When the name is correct,
press Select .
The number appears. If you want
the number, press
to erase
Use the dialpad to enter new
When the number is correct,
Select.
If you want to edit the number, press
to erase digits. Use the dialpad to enter
new digits. When the number is correct,
press Select .
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to edit
digits.
digits.
press
DIRECTORY
HEADSET OPERATIONS
The handset displays several options
that let you hear the recorded name or
re-record or erase it. Press
or
until the desired option is blinking.
Press Select .
Your AMERITECH cordless phone is
equipped with a 2.5mm Headset Jack for
use with an optional accessory Headset
for hands-free operation.
For maximum sound quality, the flexible
microphone should be positioned at the
corner of your mouth, about one inch from
your face.
If you choose to use the Headset option,
you must obtain an optional accessory
Headset, which is compatible with the
AMERITECH cordless phone
ERASING A DIRECTORY ENTRY
• Press Select .
• Press
or
to scroll to the desired
name; or, search by entering the first
letter of the name, and then press
or
if necessary.
• Press Select .
• Press
until ERASE is blinking.
until YES is
• Press Select. Press
blinking.
• Press Select .
Select
PHONE
Speaker
OFF
Flash
ABC
To purchase a Headset, call AMERITECH
Customer Service at 1-800-456-6858.
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Mute
Intercom Program
Billed Services
Auto
Callback
Once you have a compatible 2.5mm
Headset, locate the Headset Jack on the
AMERITECH cordless phone Handset.
Connect the plug on the Headset cord
to the jack on the cordless Handset.
The plug should fit securely. Do not
force the connection.
PROGRAMMING SPEED DIAL NUMBERS IN THE BASE UNIT
NOTE: Whenever a compatible Headset
is connected to the cordless Handset, the
microphone on the Handset will be muted.
This is done to limit the effect of background noise.
The following operational characteristics
also apply to other headsets which are
not sold by AMERITECH; however,
AMERITECH assumes no responsibility
for their performance.
The AMERITECH compatible Headset
has a reversible, monaural design. You
can wear your Headset on either ear,
leaving one ear free for room conversation.
The headband can be adjusted to fit the
contour of your head. Using both hands,
slide the headband up or down so that it
rests comfortably on your head, with the
speaker cushion centered against your
ear.
SPEED DIALING FROM THE BASE UNIT
• Press Speakerphone
• Press Memory
• Enter Location (0-9)
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Repeat
Dialing
Redial/
Pause
3-Way
Dialing
BELT CLIP
The AMERITECH cordless phone is
also equipped with a detachable belt clip.
Align the pins on the inside edge of the
clip with the notches on the sides of the
AMERITECH cordless phone Handset.
The belt clip should snap securely into
place. Do not force the connection.
OPERATION
With the Base Unit OFF:
• Press Program
• Press Memory
• Enter desired Location (0-9)
• Enter the Phone Number
• Press Program
DEF
JKL
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MAINTENANCE
ADDITIONAL OPERATIONS
people. Press 3-Way Calling again to
drop the last person. Press OFF to end
your call.
BILLED SERVICES (Blue keys)
The Handset provides 3 keys that give
you easy access to convenient custom
features:
*69 Auto Callback
Repeat Dialing
3-Way Calling
POWER BACKUP
When a spare battery pack (optional) is
installed in the Base Unit, your Ameritech
cordless telephone uses this battery to
provide operational backup during a
power failure. If you have a fully charged
battery pack in the Base Unit charger,
you will be able to place and receive
calls from the Handset for up to 5 hours.
NOTE: You can subscribe to any of
these services for a monthly fee. If you
do not subscribe, a fee is charged to your
phone bill when you use the services.
For specific information about rates,
contact your local telephone company.
Note:
During power backup mode, the Base
Unit functions are not operable, In
addition, Caller ID information may not
be reliable.
*69 Auto Callback
This key will dial the last person who
called you, whether you answered the
call or not. (This is most useful if you
do not subscribe to Caller ID.)
REPLACING A DRAINED HANDSET
BATTERY
The spare battery pack can also be used
to replace a drained Handset battery, to
ensure uninterrupted use. Be sure to put
the drained battery pack in the Base Unit
charger for recharging.
Repeat Dialing
This key will repeatedly dial the last
number you called. For example, if you
dial a number that’s busy, press OFF,
then Repeat Dialing, then OFF again.
For up to 30 minutes, your line will keep
trying to reach the number. When it gets
through, your phone will ring to let you
know. Press PHONE and wait for the
other person to answer.
The Base Unit battery compartment
charges at a slower rate than a battery
pack charging in the Handset. It takes 24
hours to fully charge a battery pack in
the Base Unit.
3-Way Calling
This key allows you to talk to 2 people
at 2 different locations at the same time.
While you have one person on the line:
To purchase replacement battery packs,
call Ameritech at 1-800-456-6858.
• Press 3-Way Calling and listen for dial
tone.
• Dial the phone number of the second
person.
• After the second person has answered,
press 3-Way Calling.
Taking Care Of Your Telephone
Your AM1933 cordless telephone contains sophisticated electronic parts, so it
must be treated with care.
Avoid rough treatment
Please the Handset down gently. Save
the original packing materials to protect
your telephone if you ever need to ship it.
Avoid water
Your telephone can be damaged if it gets
wet. Do not use the Handset outdoors in
the rain,or handle it with wet hands. Do
not install your Base Unit near a sink,
bathtub or shower.
Electrical storms
Electrical storms can sometimes cause
power surges harmful to electronic equipment.
For your own safety, use caution when
using electric appliances during storms.
Cleaning your telephone
Your telephone has a durable plastic casing that should retain its iuster for many
years. Clean it only with a soft cloth slightiy
dampened with water or a mild soap. Do
not use excess water or cleaning solvents of any kind.
Remember that electrical appliances can
cause serious injury if used when you
are wet or standing in water. If your Base
Unit should fall into water, DO NOT RETRIEVE IT UNTIL YOU UNPLUG THE
POWER CORD AND TELEPHONE LINE
CORDS FROM THE WALL. Then pull the
unit out by the unplugged cords.
You are now connected with both
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IN CASE OF DIFFICULTY
IN CASE OF DIFFICULTY
THE HANDSET DOES NOT RING
WHEN YOU RECEIVE A CALL.
• Make sure you have the handset
ringer activated. To set the ringer,
see "HANDSET RINER VOLUME".
• Make sure the telephone line cord is
plugged firmly into the base unit and
the telephone jack. Make sure the
power cord is plugged in.
• You may be too far from the base
unit.
• You may have too many extension
phones on your telephone line to
allow all of them to ring.
Try
unplugging some of the other
phones.
If you have difficulty operating your phone,
the suggestions below should solve the
problem. If you still have difficulty after
trying
these
suggestions, call
AMERITECH at 1-800-456-6858.
THE PHONE DOESN'T WORK AT ALL.
• Make sure the Power Cord is pugged
• Make sure the telephone line cord is
plugged firmly into the base unit and
the telephone wall jack.
• Make sure the batteries are properly
charged.
If the 'LOW BATTERY'
message is shown, the battery pack
needs charging.
NO DIAL TONE.
• First check all the suggestions above.
• If you still don't hear a dial tone,
disconnect the base unit from the
telephone jack and connect a
different phone. If there is no dial
tone on that phone either, the problem
is in your wiring or local service. Call
your local telephone company.
6. Install the handset battery pack.
7. Install the base unit battery pack,
where applicable.
8. Place the handset in the base unit
cradle. If the handset has not been
recently charged, allow 8 hours
before use.
YOU HEAR OTHER CALLS WHILE
USING YOUR PHONE.
• Disconnect your base unit from the
telephone jack, and plug in a regular
telephone. If you still hear other
calls, the problem is probably in
your wiring or local service.Call your
local telephone company.
YOU HEAR NOISE IN THE HANDSET,
AND NONE OF THE KEYS OR
BUTTONS WORK.
Make sure the power cord is plugged
in.
YOU GET NOISE, STATIC, OR A WEAK
SIGNAL EVEN WHEN YOU'RE NEAR
THE BASE UNIT.
• Household appliances plugged into
the same circuit as the base unit can
sometimes cause interference. Try
moving the appliance or the base
unit to another outlet.
COMMON CURE FOR ELECTRONIC
EQUIPMENT
Electronics, like people, can sometimes
get confused. If the unit does not seem
to be responding normally, then try
putting the handset in the cradle. If it
does not seem to respond after trying
this a few times, do the following (in the
order listed):
1. Disconnect the power to the base.
2. Disconnect (remove) the handset
battery pack.
3. Remove the base unit battery pack,
where applicable.
4. Wait a few minutes.
5. Connect power to the base.
YOU GET NOISE, STATIC, OR A WEAK
SIGNAL WHEN YOU'RE AWAY FROM
THE BASE UNIT.
• You may be out of range. Either
move close to the base, or relocate
the base unit.
• The layout of your home may be
limiting the range. Try moving the
base unit to another position.
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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
WARRANTY
LIMITED WARRANTY
The Manufacturer's Limited Warranty, to the original purchaser only, the material and
workmanship of this product for ONE YEAR from the date of purchase. The
manufacturer will repair or replace, at our option, this product without charge should
it fail due to a defect in material or workmanship within that time period.
This warranty does not apply to loss or damage which is the result of accident,
misuse or negligence. All other warranties, expressed, implied, or statutory, including
warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, are limited to the time period listed and
are otherwise excluded from this warranty. The manufacturer may, at its option, void
the warranty if unauthorized repairs are attempted. Additionally, the manufacturer
shall not be liable for any incidental or consequential damage or commercial loss,
nor for any other loss or damages.
The manufacturer assumes no responsibility for products sent without prior Return
Authorization.
FREQUENCY CONTROL
Crystal Controlled Dual PLL Synthesizer
WEIGHT
Handset : 205 grams
Base
: 570 grams
TRANSMIT FREQUENCY
Handset : 923.10 MHz to 927.75 MHz (
All ten channels within this
range)
POWER REQUIREMENTS
Handset : Self-contained nickel-cadmium rechargeable battery
supply,
3.6V
nominal,
600mAh capacity.
Base
: 902.3 MHz to 906.65 MHz
(All ten channels within this
range)
Base:
RECEIVE FREQUENCY
Handset : 902.3 MHz to 906.65 MHz
( All ten channels within this
range)
MEMORY
Speed Dial:50 Memory locations, 32
digits and 16 letters per
location.
Base
CID
To arrange for service, in or out of warranty, please call AMERITECH at 1-800-4566858. For warranty service, proof of purchase is required.
: 923.10 MHz to 927.75MHz
( All ten channels within this
range)
NOMINAL EFFECTIVE RANGE
Maximum power allowed by FCC and
IC. Actual operating range may vary
according to environmental conditions
at the time of use.
Base
: Alpha Numeric Display 50
Memory locations
SPECIFICATIONS ARE TYPICAL AND
MAY CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
SIZE
Handset : 17.5 x 6 x 4.5cm (L x W xT)
Maximum (Antenna excluded)
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9VDC @ 500mA
: 20.5 x 17x 70cm (L x W x T)
Maximum (Antenna excluded)
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PARTS CHECKLIST .................................................................................... 1
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ...................................................... 4
Making Directory Calls ................................................................................ 17
Editing a Directory Entry ............................................................................. 17
Erasing a Directory Entry ............................................................................ 18
Programming Speed Dial Numbers in the Base Unit .................................... 18
Speed Dialing from the Base Unit ............................................................... 18
GETTING STARTED ................................................................................... 6
HEADSET OPERATIONS ........................................................................... 19
WALL MOUNTING ....................................................................................... 8
ADDITIONAL OPERATIONS
Billed Services ............................................................................................ 20
Power Backup ............................................................................................. 20
Replacing a Drained Handset Battery .......................................................... 20
FCC REGULATIONS ................................................................................... 2
HANDSET UNIT KEYS AND FEATURES .................................................... 9
BASE UNIT KEYS AND FEATURES ......................................................... 10
MAINTENANCE .......................................................................................... 21
BASIC TELEPHONE OPERATIONS
Area Code Programming ........................................................................... 11
Making Calls ............................................................................................... 11
Speakerphone Tips ..................................................................................... 11
Redial/Pause .............................................................................................. 12
Answering Calls ........................................................................................ 12
Handset Volume ......................................................................................... 12
Mute .......................................................................................................... 12
Hold ........................................................................................................... 12
Call Waiting ................................................................................................ 12
Paging the Handset .................................................................................... 13
Intercom .................................................................................................... 13
Voice Mail Indicator .................................................................................... 13
Setting The Handset Ringer ........................................................................ 13
Handset Ringer Volume .............................................................................. 13
Base Unit Ringer ........................................................................................ 14
Handset Speakerphone Feature ................................................................. 14
IN CASE OF DIFFICULTY .......................................................................... 22
WARRANTY ................................................................................................ 24
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS ................................................................. 25
CALLER ID
Reviewing the Call Log ............................................................................... 14
Erasing Calls .............................................................................................. 15
Speed Dialing from Caller ID ...................................................................... 15
Voice Announce Caller ID .......................................................................... 15
DIRECTORY
To Store a Name, Number, and Voice Announce Recording ........................ 16
Reviewing Your “Voice Announce” Names ................................................... 17
Storing a Caller ID Record in the Directory ................................................. 17
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