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Cordless
Telephone
with Answering System
Instruction Manual
900 MHz
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Precautions!
Important Safety Instructions
Before you read anything else, please observe the
following:
When using your telephone equipment, these basic
safety precautions should always be followed to
reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, and injury
to persons:
Warning!
Uniden America Corporation DOES NOT
represent this unit to be waterproof. To reduce the
risk of fire, electrical shock, or damage to the unit,
DO NOT expose this unit to rain or moisture.
Rechargeable Nickel-Cadmium Battery
Warning
• This equipment contains a rechargeable
nickel-cadmium battery.
• Cadmium is a chemical known to the State of
California to cause cancer.
• The rechargeable nickel-cadmium battery
contained in this equipment may explode if
disposed of in a fire.
• Do not short-circuit the battery.
• Do not charge the rechargeable
nickel-cadmium battery used in this equipment
in any charger other than the one designed to
charge this battery as specified in the
instruction manual. Using another charger may
damage the battery or cause the battery to
explode.
Rechargeable Nickel-Cadmium
Batteries Must Be Recycled or
Disposed of Properly
•
•
•
Uniden voluntarily participates in an RBRC®
industry program to collect and recycle
nickel-cadmium batteries at the end of their
useful life, when taken out of service within
the United States. The RBRC® program
provides a convenient alternative to placing
used nickel-cadmium batteries into the trash or
municipal waste stream, which is illegal in
some areas.
Through the RBRC® program, Uniden makes
it easy for you to drop off the used battery at
local retailers of replacement nickel-cadmium
batteries. You may also contact your local
recycling center for information on where to
return the used battery.
Please call 1-800-8-BATTERY for information
on Ni-Cd battery recycling in your area.
Uniden’s involvement in this program is part of
its commitment to protecting our environment
and conserving natural resources.
RBRC® is a registered trademark of the
Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation.
The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle
is intended to alert the user to the presence of
important operating and maintenance (servicing)
instructions in the literature accompanying the
appliance.
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1. Read and understand all instructions.
2. Follow all warnings and instructions marked
on the product.
3. Unplug this product from the wall outlet before
cleaning. Use a dry cloth for cleaning without
liquid or aerosol cleaners.
4. 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.
5. Do not place this product on an unstable cart,
stand, or table. The telephone may fall, causing
serious damage to the unit.
6. Slots and openings in the cabinet and the back
or bottom are provided for ventilation. To
protect the product from overheating, these
openings must not be blocked or covered. 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.
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.
8. Do not allow anything to rest on the power
cord. Do not locate this product where the cord
will be damaged by persons walking on it.
9. Do not overload wall outlets and extension
cords, as this can result in the risk of fire or
electrical shock.
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.
11. To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not
disassemble this product. Take it to qualified
service personnel when 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.
12. Unplug this product from the wall outlet and
refer servicing to qualified service personnel
under the following conditions:
A. When the power supply cord is damaged or
frayed.
B. If liquid has been spilled into the product.
C. If the product has been exposed to rain or
water.
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D. If the product does not operate normally
when following the operating instructions.
(Adjust only those controls that are covered
by the operating instructions. Improper
adjustment of other controls may result in
damage and will often require extensive
repair work by a qualified technician.)
E. If the product has been dropped or the
cabinet has been damaged.
F. 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.
Additional Battery Safety Precautions
Caution! To reduce the risk of fire or injury to
persons by the battery, read and follow
these instructions:
1. Use only the appropriate type and size battery
pack specified in the instruction manual.
2. Do not dispose of the battery pack in a fire.
The cell may explode. Check the
nickel-cadmium battery disposal package insert
for disposal instructions.
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.
4. Exercise care in handling the 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.
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
provided for this product.
6. Observe proper polarity orientation between
the battery pack and battery charger.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS!
Important Electrical Considerations
Unplug all electrical appliances when you know an
electrical storm is approaching. Lightning can pass
through your household wiring and damage any
device connected to it. This phone is no exception.
Warning!
Please do not attempt to unplug any appliance
during an electrical storm.
The FCC Wants You To Know
Changes or modifications to this product not
expressly approved by Uniden, or operation of this
product in any way other than as detailed by the
instruction manual, could void your authority to
operate this product. The equipment cannot be
used on public coin phone service provided by the
telephone company. Connection to party line
service is subject to state tariffs. (Contact the state
public utility commission, public service
commission or corporation commission for
information.)
Range
Your new phone is designed to achieve the
maximum possible range by transmitting and
receiving according to the highest specifications
set forth by the FCC. We have rated this phone to
operate at a maximum distance with the
qualification that the range depends upon the
environment in which the telephone is used. Many
factors limit range, and it would be impossible to
include all the variables in our rating. The
Maximum Range rating of this phone is meant to
be used as a means of comparison against other
range claims.
Telephone Line Problems
The FCC has granted the telephone company the
right to disconnect service in the event that your
phone causes problems on the telephone line. Also,
the telephone company may make changes in
facilities and services which may affect the
operation of your unit. However, your telephone
company must give adequate notice in writing
prior to such actions to allow you time for making
necessary arrangements to continue uninterrupted
service.
If you are having trouble with your telephone
service, you must first disconnect your phone to
determine if it is the cause of your problem. If you
determine that it is the cause, you must leave it
disconnected until the trouble has been corrected.
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Radio Interference
Radio interference may occasionally cause buzzing
and humming in your cordless handset, or clicking
noises in the base. This interference is caused by
external sources such as TV, refrigerator, vacuum
cleaner, fluorescent lighting, or electrical storm.
Your unit is NOT DEFECTIVE. If these noises
continue and are too distracting, please check
around your home to see what appliances may be
causing the problem. In addition, we recommend
that the base not be plugged into a circuit that also
powers a major appliance because of the potential
for interference. Be certain that the antenna on the
unit is fully extended when needed.
In the unlikely event that you consistently hear
other voices or distracting transmissions on your
phone, you may be receiving radio signals from
another cordless telephone or other source of
interference. If you cannot eliminate this type of
interference, you need to change to a different
channel.
Finally, it should be noted that some cordless
telephones operate at frequencies that may cause
interference to nearby TVs and VCRs. To
minimize or prevent such interference, the base of
the cordless telephone should not be placed near or
on top of a TV or VCR. If interference is
experienced, moving the cordless telephone farther
away from the TV or VCR will often reduce or
eliminate the interference.
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More Than One Cordless Telephone
If you want to use more than one cordless
telephone in your home, they must operate on
different channels. Press the channel key to select
a channel that provides the clearest
communication.
Connecting the Telephone Cords
Consider these safety guidelines before connecting
the telephone cords:
Cordless Telephone Privacy
Cordless telephones are radio devices.
Communications between the handset and base of
your cordless telephone are accomplished by
means of radio waves which are broadcast over the
open airways. Because of the inherent physical
properties of radio waves, your communications
can be received by radio receiving devices other
than your own cordless telephone unit.
Consequently, any communications using your
cordless telephone may not be private.
Installation Considerations
Selecting a Location
Before choosing a location for your new phone,
there are some important guidelines you should
consider:
• The location should be close to both a phone
jack and continuous power outlet. (A
continuous power outlet is an AC outlet which
does not have a switch to interrupt its power.)
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Keep the base and handset away from sources
of electrical noise such as motors or
fluorescent lighting.
Be sure there is sufficient space to fully extend
the base antenna.
The base can be placed on a desk or tabletop or
mounted on a standard telephone wall plate.
You should charge your new phone for 15-20
hours before completing the installation or
using the handset.
Telephone Line Outlets
There are two types of phone outlets:
Modular Jack
Most phone equipment available now uses
modular jacks. Phone cords are fitted with a
molded plastic connector which plugs into this
type of jack. If you do not have modular phone
jacks, contact your local telephone company for
information about their installation.
Hardwired Jack
Some equipment is wired directly to a phone jack,
and these types of installations require a modular
jack converter. This type of installation is not
difficult; however, you should contact your Uniden
telephone dealer or a telephone supply store for
advice about the proper adapter or converter for
your particular situation.
Caution!
• Never install telephone wiring during a
lightning storm.
• Never touch uninsulated telephone wires or
terminals unless the telephone line has been
disconnected.
• Use caution when installing or modifying
telephone lines.
Applying Power to the Base
This phone requires an AC outlet, without a switch
to interrupt power, and the included AC adapter.
To relieve strain on the DC plug when the phone is
placed on a desk or table, wrap the power cord
around the strain relief notch on the bottom of the
base.
NOTE: Place the power cord so that it does not
create a trip hazard, or where it could
become chafed and create a fire or other
electrical hazards.
Plug the AC Adapter into a standard 120 VAC wall
outlet.
Do not use an outlet controlled by a wall switch.
Use only the Uniden AC Adapter supplied with
this phone.
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Table of contents
Getting Started
6 Read this first
7 Step 1:Checking the package
contents
8 Step 2:Setting up the base phone
11 Step 3:Preparing the battery
pack
13 Identifying the parts
29 Transferring a call
29
To transfer from the base
phone to the handset
30
To transfer from the handset
to the base phone
31 Having a three-way conference
31
To join the phone
conversation
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Features
Basics
16 Making calls
18
Redialing
19 Receiving calls
Telephone Features
20 Memory dialing
20
Storing phone numbers on the
handset
21
Storing phone numbers on the
base phone
22
Making calls with memory
dialing on the handset
22
Making calls with memory
dialing on the base phone
23 Setting the ringer type
23
Turning off the ringer
24
Checking the ringer type
24
Adjusting the ringer volume
level of the base phone
25 Switching the phones during a
call
25
To switch from the base
phone to the handset
26
To switch from the handset to
the base phone
27 Talking between the handset and
the base phone (Intercom)
27
To talk from the handset to
the base phone
28
To talk from the base phone to
the handset
32 Setting up the answering machine
32
Setting the time and day of
the week
33
Recording the greeting
35
Setting the number of rings
36
Setting the audible message
alert
37
Turning on the answering
function
39 Playing back messages
40
Adjusting the speaker volume
40
Erasing messages
42 Selecting the Announcement
Only Mode
43 Screening calls
44 Recording a memo message
45 Operating from an outside phone
45
Setting the remote ID code
(security code)
46
Picking up new messages
Additional Information
47
48
50
51
52
55
Mounting the base phone on a wall
Troubleshooting
Maintenance
Specifications
Index
One Year Limited Warranty
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Getting Started
Read this first
Before you use your phone, you must first set it up. Here's a quick way
to set up your phone: Steps 1, 2 and 3.
Step 1 (page 7)
First, unpack the phone and the supplied
accessories.
Step 2 (pages 8 to 10)
Next, you need to do three things to set
up the base phone, including finding the
best location for the base phone.
Base phone
Step 3 (pages 11 to 12)
Then, insert the battery pack into the
handset and charge it for 15-20 hours.
Handset
That‘s it!
About the digital security code
The cordless telephone uses a digital security code to provide protection against unwanted
access to your base phone.
The security code blocks other cordless handsets to make calls through your base phone.
A random security code will be assigned automatically between your base phone and
handset when you charge the battery pack for the first time.
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Step 1
Checking the package contents
Make sure you have received the following items in the package.
AC power adapter (AD-314)
Telephone line cord (1)
Base phone
Wall bracket/stand
for base phone
Handset
Rechargeable battery
pack (BT-905)
Uniden Parts Department
(800) 554-3988
Hours: M-F 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM CST.
We can also be reached on the web at www.uniden.com
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Step 2
Setting up the base phone
Do the following steps:
• Choose the best location
• Connect the base phone
• Choose the dialing mode
Choose the best location
Where you place the base phone affects the reception quality of the
handset.
Away from noise sources such as a window
by a street with heavy traffic
Away from television
sets and other
electronic equipment
Away from heat sources, such as radiators,
airducts, and sunlight
Away from a microwave
oven
Away from excessive
moisture, extremely low
temperatures, dust,
mechanical vibration, or
shock
Away from a personal
computer
Near a central location
and on a level surface
Away from another
cordless telephone
CAUTION: • Should you experience intermittent loss of audio during a conversation, try
moving closer to the base or move base phone away from other noise sources.
• The cordless telephone operates at a frequency that may cause interference to
nearby TVs and VCRs; the base phone should not be placed near or on the top
of a TV or VCR; and, if interference is experienced, moving the cordless
telephone farther away from the TV or VCR will often reduce or eliminate the
interference.
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Connect the base phone
If you want to hang the base phone on the wall, see page 47.
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Route the code
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To an AC outlet
To DC IN 9V
2 AC power adapter
(supplied AD-314)
To LINE
Align the
∆ marks.
1 Telephone line cord
To the
telephone outlet
(supplied)
If you want to use the wall bracket as the stand, attach it on the bottom
of the base phone before step 1 as illustrated above.
1 Connect the telephone line cord
to the LINE jack and to a
telephone outlet.
2 Connect the AC power adapter
to the DC IN 9V jack and to an
AC outlet.
3 Raise the antenna. Make sure it
points towards the ceiling.
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Step 2: Setting up the base phone (continued)
Notes
• Use only the supplied AD-314 AC power adapter.
Do not use any other AC power adapter.
• Connect the AC power adapter to a continuous
power supply.
• Place the base phone close to the AC outlet so that
you can unplug the AC power adapter easily.
Polarity of the plug
Tip
If your telephone outlet is not modular, contact your
telephone service company for assistance.
Modular
Choose the dialing mode
For the telephone to work properly, select an appropriate dialing mode
(tone or pulse).
DIAL MODE switch
Depending on your dialing system, set the DIAL MODE switch as
follows:
If your dialing system is
Tone
Pulse
Set the switch to
TONE
PULSE
If you aren’t sure of your dialing system
Make a trial call with the DIAL MODE switch set to TONE.
If the call connects, leave the switch as is; otherwise, set to PULSE.
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Step 3
Preparing the battery pack
Charge the battery pack for 15-20 hours before you start using your phone.
1 Slide open the battery compartment
2 Connect the battery connector with
BT-905
correct polarity (black wire goes on
left side and red wire goes on
right).
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lid of the handset.
Red
Black
3 Close the battery compartment lid.
4 Place the handset on the base
phone.
The CHARGE LED lights up when
the handset is properly seated on
the charge terminals of the base
phone. Charge the battery pack for
15-20 hours so that the battery is
fully charged. The CHARGE LED
remains lit even after charging is
completed.
CHARGE LED
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Step 3: Preparing the battery pack (continued)
Battery duration
A fully charged battery pack lasts for about:
• approx. 7 hours when you use the handset continuously.
• approx. 7 days when the handset is in standby mode.
Notes
• The battery pack will gradually discharge over a long period of time, even if
not in use.
• If you leave the battery pack in the handset without charging it, the battery
pack will be completely discharged.
It may require several times of charging to recover its full capacity.
To obtain the best performance from the battery
Do not place the handset on the base phone after each call. The battery
works best if the handset is returned to the base phone after two or
three calls. However, do not leave the handset off the base phone for a
long period of time as this will completely discharge the battery pack.
When to purchase a new battery pack
If the battery lasts only a few minutes even after 15-20 hours of charging,
the usable life of the battery has expired and needs replacement.
Contact Uniden Parts Department (see page 7), and ask for a BT-905
rechargeable battery pack.
Note
Battery life may vary depending on usage condition and ambient temperature.
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Identifying the parts
Refer to the pages indicated in parentheses for details.
Handset
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1
2
3
Antenna
Speaker
TALK/BATT LOW LED
(p. 16, 20)
Lights up during a call, flashes when
you store a phone number for memory
dialing.
4
VOL (volume) switch (p. 16, 19)
Adjusts the handset volume.
5
TALK button (p. 16, 19)
Lets you make or receive a call.
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7
8
Dialing keys (p. 16)
Battery compartment (p. 11)
TONE button (p. 16, 19)
Allows you to disconnect the call.
11 FLASH button (p. 16, 19)
12 HOLD button (p. 16, 19, 26)
Used to hold a call.
13 INTERCOM button (p. 27)
Used to make an intercom call.
14 CHANNEL button (p. 16, 19)
Used to select a better channel.
15 REDIAL/P (PAUSE) button
(p. 18, 22)
Redials the last number called, inserts a
pause in the dialing sequence.
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16 SET UP button (p. 20)
MEMORY button (p. 22)
Used to make a call with memory
dialing.
17 Microphone
Allows you to switch temporarily to
tone dialing.
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10 OFF button (p. 16, 19)
Used to store numbers for memory
dialing.
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Identifying the parts (continued)
Base Phone
1
2
3
4
5
Message counter (p. 37)
Indicate the number of new messages
recorded. “A” appears in the
announcement only mode. “FL”
appears when there is no space to
record messages.
8
IN USE LED (p. 17, 19, 25)
Lights when one of the phones is in
use.
9
CHARGE LED (p. 11)
Lights while the battery is being
charged.
TIME/SET button (p. 32, 45)
Press when setting the day and time, or
to check the current time.
Also used when setting the remote ID
code (security code).
10 MIC (microphone) (p. 33, 44)
11 TONE button (p. 17, 19)
SELECT button (p. 32)
MENU button (p. 32)
REPEAT/SLOW button
(p. 32, 39)
Press to repeat the current message or
go back to the previous message.
Keep the button pressed for slow
playback of messages.
6
7
Dialing keys (p. 17)
EDIT button (p. 21)
Used to store numbers for memory
dialing.
14
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Allows you to switch temporarily to
tone dialing.
12 HOLD button (p. 17, 19, 25)
Used to hold a call.
13 Speaker
14 Antenna (p. 9, 47)
15 SKIP/QUICK button (p. 32, 39)
Press to skip to the next message.
Keep the button pressed for quick
playback of messages.
16 ANSWER ON/OFF button (p. 37)
Turns the answering function on or off.
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18
REC/MEMO button (p. 33, 44)
24 INTERCOM button (p. 28)
Records a greeting or memo
message.
25 INTERCOM LED (p. 27)
ERASE button (p. 34, 40)
Erases the recorded greeting or
messages.
19
PLAY/STOP (MAILBOX 1,2,3)
button (p. 39)
Plays back the messages in each
mailbox.
20 VOL (Volume) +/- button
(p. 17, 19, 40)
Adjusts the speaker volume.
21
Used to make an intercom call.
Lights up during an intercom call.
26 SPEAKER (PHONE) button
(p. 17, 19)
Used to make or receive a call with
the base phone.
27 SPEAKER (PHONE) LED
(p. 17, 19)
Lights while making or receiving a
call with the base phone.
28 RINGER switch (p. 24)
REDIAL/P (PAUSE) button
Adjusts the ringer volume.
(p. 18 ,22)
Redials the last number called,
inserts a pause in the dialing
sequence.
29 DIAL MODE switch (p. 10)
22 MEMORY button (p. 22)
Used to make a call with memory
dialing.
Selects pulse or tone dialing.
30 DC IN 9V jack (p. 9, 47)
31 LINE (telephone line) jack
(p. 9, 47)
23 FLASH button (p. 17, 19)
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Basics
Making calls
1 Pick up the handset from the base
phone.
2 Press
TALK/BATT
LOW LED
VOL
switch
FLASH
CHANNEL
TALK .
The TALK/BATT LOW LED on the
handset and the IN USE LED on the
base phone light up.
Then you’ll hear a dial tone. If you
hear error beeps, move closer to the
base phone.
3 Dial the phone number.
4 When you’re done talking, press
HOLD
*TONE
REDIAL/P
OFF or replace the handset on the
base phone.
The TALK/BATT LOW LED on the
handset and the IN USE LED on the
base phone go off.
Additional tasks
To
Put a call on hold
Do this
Press HOLD .
The TALK/BATT LOW LED flashes slowly.
Press TALK to resume the conversation.
Select a better channel
Press CHANNEL .
Adjust the handset
Set the VOL switch to H (high), M (middle) or L
Volume
(low).
Switch to tone dialing
Press *TONE while using the telephone after
Temporarily
you’re connected.
The line remains in tone dialing until disconnected.
Switch to another call
Press FLASH to access the flash function.
(“call waiting” service*) Press FLASH again to return to the first caller.
* You need to subscribe to the service from your telephone company.
Notes
• Before dialing, make sure you can hear the dial tone, otherwise you cannot
dial correctly.
• When the TALK/BATT LOW LED repeats a set of two flashes, the base
phone is in use.
• When you set the handset volume to H (high), the volume will be raised
considerably. Under normal circumstances, set the volume to M (middle).
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If the handset battery becomes weak during a call
You hear a beep every three seconds and the TALK/BATT LOW LED on
the handset flashes.
The call will disconnect soon. Replace the handset on the base phone to
charge.
For optimum performance, charge the battery for 15-20 hours.
Note that during the first 10 - 15 minutes of charging, the phone will be
inactive, i.e., unable to make or receive a call.
After this initial 10 - 15 minutes, you may be able to use the phone, but
the battery duration will be very short; thus it is recommended that you
fully charge the battery before the next usage.
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Making calls through the speakerphone
Press SPEAKER on the base phone.
The SPEAKER LED and the
IN USE LED light up.
“- -” appears on the display.
Dial the phone number.
When you are done talking, press
SPEAKER again.
*TONE
IN USE
LED
VOL
HOLD
SPEAKER
LED
REDIAL/P
FLASH
SPEAKER
Additional tasks
To
Put a call on hold
Do this
Press HOLD .
The IN USE LED flashes slowly.
Press SPEAKER to resume the conversation.
Adjust the speaker volume Press VOL
or VOL
.
Switch to tone dialing
Press *TONE while using the telephone after
temporarily
you’re connected.
The line remains in tone dialing until disconnected.
Switch to another call
Press FLASH to access the flash function.
(“call waiting” service*) Press FLASH again to return to he first caller.
* You need to subscribe to the service from your telephone company.
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Making calls (continued)
To obtain the best speakerphone performance
• You may not be able to hear the other party’s voice in a noisy place.
Therefore, use the speakerphone in a quiet room.
• Do not bring your hand or other object too close to the microphone
or you will hear a shrill noise (“feedback”).
• When the speaker volume is loud, or the telephone has been placed
close to a wall, you may find that the volume drops suddenly. This is
due to a circuit in the telephone designed to protect against
feedback. In such cases, lower the speaker volume slightly.
Redialing
On the handset
1 Press TALK .
The TALK/BATT LOW LED lights up.
2 Press REDIAL/P to redial the number last dialed.
On the base phone
1 Press SPEAKER .
The SPEAKER LED lights up.
“- -” appears on the display.
2 Press REDIAL/P to redial the number last dialed.
Note
If the number last dialed exceeds 32 digits, only the first 32 digits are dialed.
Tip
The number to be redialed is the last number dialed either on the handset or on
the base phone.
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Receiving calls
1 When
you hear the phone ring;
• Press
TALK
TALK/BATT
LOW LED
VOL
switch
FLASH
HOLD
*TONE
Additional tasks
2 When you’re
done talking, press
or replace the handset on
OFF
the base phone.
The TALK/BATT LOW LED on
the handset and the IN USE
LED on the base phone go off.
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CHANNEL
(or any key except OFF ).
or
• Pick up the handset from the
base phone when the handset
is placed on the base phone.
The TALK/BATT LOW LED on
the handset and the IN USE
LED on the base phone light up.
To
Put a call on hold
Do this
Press HOLD .
The TALK/BATT LOW LED flashes slowly.
Press TALK to resume the conversation.
Select a better channel
Press CHANNEL .
Adjust the handset volume Set the VOL switch to H (high), M (middle) or L (low).
Switch to tone dialing
Press *TONE while using the telephone after you’re connected.
temporarily
The line remains in tone dialing until disconnected.
Switch to another call
Press FLASH to access the flash function.
(“call waiting” service*) Press FLASH again to return to the first caller.
Turn on/off the ringer
See “Setting the ringer type” on page 23.
of the handset
* You need to subscribe to the service from your telephone company.
Receiving calls through the speakerphone
When the phone rings, press
*TONE
SPEAKER on the base phone.
IN USE
LED
The SPEAKER LED and the
IN USE LED light up.
“- -” appears on the display.
To adjust the speaker volume,
press VOL
or VOL .
When you are done talking, press
HOLD
SPEAKER again.
To obtain the best speakerphone
SPEAKER
LED
performance, see page 18.
To adjust the ringer volume, see page 24.
VOL
FLASH
SPEAKER
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Telephone Features
Memory dialing
You can dial with a touch of a few buttons by storing a phone number
on a dialing key. You can store up to 10 different phone numbers
separately on the handset and on the base phone.
Storing phone numbers on the handset
1 Press
SET UP .
The TALK/BATT LOW LED
flashes.
2 Press one of the dialing keys
TALK/BATT
LOW LED
( 0 to 9 ) for the phone
number to be stored.
You’ll hear a confirmation beep.
3 Enter the phone number you
TALK
want to store.
You can enter up to 16 digits,
including a tone and a pause,
each of which is counted as one
digit.
OFF
MEMORY
REDIAL/P
4 Press
again.
You’ll hear a confirmation beep,
and the number is stored. The
TALK/BATT LOW LED goes off.
SET UP
Notes
• In step 3, if you don’t enter the phone number, the previously stored number
will be erased.
• Do not allow more than 20 seconds to elapse between each step of the
procedure.
• Before storing phone numbers, make sure the handset is not in use.
Tip
If you enter a wrong number, press OFF , then start from the beginning.
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Storing phone numbers on the base phone
1 Press
EDIT .
The SPEAKER LED flashes
quickly.
2 Press one of the dialing keys
( 0 to 9 ) for the phone
number to be stored.
You’ll hear a confirmation beep.
IN USE
LED
3 Enter the phone number you
REDIAL/P
MEMORY
SPEAKER
4 Press
again.
You’ll hear another
confirmation beep, and the
number is stored.
EDIT
Notes
• In step 3, if you don’t enter the phone number, the previously stored number
will be erased.
• Do not allow more than 20 seconds to elapse between each step of the
procedure.
• You cannot store phone numbers on the base phone while the handset is
being used. The IN USE LED will light up to indicate this condition.
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SPEAKER
LED
want to store.
You can enter up to 16 digits,
including a tone and a pause,
each of which is counted as one
digit.
Tip
If you enter a wrong number, press EDIT , then start from the beginning.
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Memory dialing (continued)
To store the previous number dialed
Press
directly after step 2, then go to step 4.
REDIAL/P
To store a number to be dialed via Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Before entering a phone number in step 3 on the previous page, do as
follows:
1 Enter the outside line access digit (e.g. 9).
2
Press
REDIAL/P
.
To change a stored number
To store a new number, follow the instructions described previously.
To clear a number from memory
1
2
3
Press
SET UP
on the handset/
EDIT
on the base phone.
Press the memory dialing key you want to clear.
Press
EDIT
again.
Making calls with memory dialing on the handset
1
Press TALK .
The TALK/BATT LOW LED lights up.
2
3
Press
MEMORY
.
Enter the desired memory dialing number ( 0 to 9 ).
The phone number stored in the memory dialing number will be dialed.
Making calls with memory dialing on the base phone
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1
Press SPEAKER .
The SPEAKER LED lights up.
2
3
Press
MEMORY
.
Enter the desired memory dialing number ( 0 to 9 ).
The phone number stored in the memory dialing number will be dialed.
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Setting the ringer type
You can select a ringer type from four types.
1 Press
2 Press
SET UP
or
.
*TONE .
3 Press a number button,
1 to
, to select a ringer type.
You’ll hear the corresponding
ringer tone.
OFF
4
4 Press
*TONE
OFF
.
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Turning off the ringer
1 Press
2 Press
3 Press
4 Press
SET UP
or
5
.
*TONE .
.
OFF .
The ringer on the handset is turned off.
To turn the ringer on again
Follow the instructions described in “Setting the ringer type.”
Note
Do not allow more than 20 seconds to elapse between each step of the
procedure.
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Setting the ringer type (continued)
Checking the ringer type
1
2
3
Press
4
Press
SET UP
Press
or
.
*TONE .
Press 0 .
The currently selected ringer sounds.
OFF
.
Note
If you hear no sound (only key beep), the ringer on the handset has been turned
off.
Adjusting the ringer volume level of the
base phone
Set the RINGER switch on the base phone to HIGH or LOW. To turn
the ringer off, set it to OFF.
RINGER switch
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Switching the phones during a call
When you put a call on hold, you can return to the call on the other
phone without disconnecting the call.
To switch from the base phone to the
handset
1 Press
HOLD on the base
phone.
The IN USE LED and the
TALK/BATT LOW LED on the
handset will flash slowly.
IN USE LED
2 Press
TALK/BATT
LOW LED
3 When you are done talking,
OFF
press OFF or replace the
handset to the base phone.
TALK
Notes
• If you pick up the handset while talking through the speakerphone on the
base phone, the call will be switched to the handset.
• If you do not press HOLD in step 1, and press TALK in step 2, you can
make a three-way conversation (see “Having a three-way conference” on
page 31).
• When the call is put on hold on the base phone, if you pick up the handset,
the call will be switched to the handset.
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TALK or pick up the
handset from the base phone.
The IN USE LED and the
TALK/BATT LOW LED on the
handset will light up.
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Switching the phones during a call (continued)
To switch from the handset to the base
phone
1 Press
HOLD
2 Press
SPEAKER
on the handset.
The TALK/BATT LOW LED
and the IN USE LED on the
base phone will flash slowly.
TALK/BATT
LOW LED
.
The SPEAKER LED on the base
phone will light up.
The TALK/BATT LOW LED
will flash.
3 When you are done talking,
press
IN USE LED
SPEAKER LED
SPEAKER
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SPEAKER
again.
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Talking between the handset and the
base phone (Intercom)
You can talk between the base phone and the handset. You can start
the intercom from either phone.
To talk from the handset
to the base phone
TALK/BATT
LOW LED
TALK
OFF
Press INTERCOM on the handset.
The TALK/BATT LOW LED lights
up, and INTERCOM LED on the base
flashes.
The base phone rings.
You will be connected
automatically after 3 seconds.
When a person at the base phone
answers, you can talk.
Tips
• You can receive an intercom call on the base phone even when the
RINGER switch on the base phone is set to OFF. The base phone will ring
at a low level.
• When a person at the base phone want to answer the intercom call within
3 seconds, press INTERCOM on the base phone. If a person at the base
phone press INTERCOM after the intercom call is automatically
connected, the intercom call will be disconnected.
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The IN USE LED on the base and the
TALK/BATT LOW LED on the
handset will light up. The
INTERCOM LED on the base will
light up.
When you are done talking or if no
one answers the phone,
Press OFF .
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Talking between the handset and the base phone (Intercom)
(continued)
To talk from the base phone
to the handset
Press INTERCOM on the base phone.
The handset rings. TALK/BATT LOW
LED flashes.
When the person at the handset presses
INTERCOM , you can talk.
The call to the handset will stop by
pressing OFF on the handset.
SPEAKER
INTERCOM LED
The IN USE LED on the base and the
TALK/BATT LOW LED on the handset
will light up. The INTERCOM LED on
the base phone will light up.
When you are done talking or if no
one answers the phone
Press
INTERCOM
again.
Notes
• If there is an incoming call while on the intercom, only the base phone rings
at a low level. To answer the call, press TALK on the handset or
SPEAKER on the base phone. The intercom is canceled and you can
talk to the outside caller.
• While conversing with an outside caller via the base phone or handset, you
cannot make an intercom call. If you press INTERCOM on the handset, you
will hear a busy tone. If you press INTERCOM on the base phone, it is
invalid.
Tip
You can receive an intercom call on the handset even when the ringer is set to
off. The handset will ring at a high level.
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Transferring a call
You can transfer a call between the handset and base phone without
disconnecting the call.
To transfer from the base phone to the
handset
1 Press
INTERCOM .
The call is put on hold, the handset
rings.
The TALK/BATT LOW LED on
the handset flashes.
2 Press
SPEAKER
TALK/BATT
LOW LED
3 Press
TALK on the handset to
talk to the caller with the handset.
INTERCOM
If no one answers the phone
TALK
Press
SPEAKER
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INTERCOM
LED
INTERCOM on the handset.
The TALK/BATT LOW LED on
the handset and INTERCOM LED
on the base phone light up.
You can talk between the base
phone and the handset.
on the base phone.
Tip
You can receive an intercom call on the handset even when the ringer is set to
off. The handset will ring at a high level.
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Transferring a call (continued)
To transfer from the handset to the base
phone
1 Press
TALK/BATT
LOW LED
INTERCOM .
The call is put on hold, the base
phone rings.
The INTERCOM LED on the
base phone flashes.
You will be connected
automatically after 3 seconds.
The TALK/BATT LOW LED on
the handset lights up.
When a person at the base phone
answers, you can talk.
TALK
2 Press
SPEAKER on the base
phone to talk to the caller with the
base phone.
If no one answers the phone
Press
TALK
on the handset.
INTERCOM
SPEAKER
INTERCOM LED
Tips
• You can receive an intercom call on the base phone even when the RINGER
switch on the base phone is set to OFF. The base phone will ring at a low
level.
• When a person at the base phone want to answer the intercom call within 3
seconds, press INTERCOM on the base phone. If a person at the base phone
press INTERCOM after the intercom call is automatically connected, the
intercom call will be disconnected.
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Having a three-way conference
The handset and the base phone operate like two extensions on the
same line. Both phones can operate at the same time, so that you, the
outside caller, and the person at the other phone can engage in a three-way
conversation.
To join the phone
conversation
TALK/BATT
LOW LED
Press
TALK
.
The TALK/BATT LOW LED on the
handset lights up.
If you are at the base phone, simply
press SPEAKER .
TALK
The SPEAKER LED on the base phone
lights up.
OFF
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SPEAKER LED
SPEAKER
When you are done talking
Press OFF on the handset (or press
base phone).
SPEAKER
if you’re at the
Tip
While talking through the speakerphone on the base phone, if you pick up the
handset, the conversation will be continued between the handset and outside
caller.
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Answering Machine Features
Setting up the answering machine
Setting the time and day of the week
1 Press
MENU repeatedly until
you hear “Set day and time”.
“- -” appears on the display.
2 Press
, and you’ll hear
voice guidance.
3 Press
or
SELECT
REPEAT/SLOW
repeatedly to
select the day of the week.
SKIP/QUICK
4 Press
TIME/SET
5 Press
REPEAT/SLOW
.
The day is set and the hour is
announced.
SKIP/QUICK
or
repeatedly to
select the hour.
REPEAT/SLOW
SKIP/QUICK
6 Press
TIME/SET
7 Press
REPEAT/SLOW
.
The hour is set and the minute is
announced.
or
repeatedly to
select the minute.
SKIP/QUICK
8 Press
TIME/SET
9 Press
PLAY/STOP
.
The day and time you just
entered is announced and the
clock restarts.
to exit the
menu setup mode.
Notes
• The time and day are preset to Monday, 12:00 AM.
• “PF” flashes when the day and time is cleared or delayed due to a power interruption, or
when you connect the base phone to the AC outlet for the first time.
• Do not allow more than 20 seconds (or 60 seconds when setting the day and time) to elapse
between each step of the procedure.
• If a power interruption occurs, the day and time will be erased.
• If the current day and time are not set, you will not hear a time stamp when you play back
recorded messages. If you try to check the current time, you will hear five short error beeps.
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Tip
All the mailbox buttons MAIL BOX 1 , MAIL BOX 2 and MAIL BOX 3 work as
the PLAY/STOP button; press any of the three in this case.
To hear the current time
Press
TIME/SET
. The current time setting is announced.
Recording the greeting
This answering machine has prerecorded greetings (see page 34).
However, you can record your own greeting.
The greeting must be between 2 seconds and 90 seconds long.
You can record two greetings for the answering mode (“normal” and
“announcement only” modes. See page 42). One greeting can be
assigned in each mode, so you record a new greeting to match for each
mode.
When you have already recorded two greetings, and you want to use a
prerecorded greeting for one of the modes, erase your own greeting in the
mode you want to change. Your own greeting in the mode you select is
erased, and a prerecorded greeting is set automatically.
1 Press
2 Press
.
“Now recording” is announced
and a long beep sounds.
REC/MEMO
3 Speak into the base phone
microphone (MIC). The display
starts counting. You can record
up to 90 seconds.
4 To stop recording, press
MIC
.
Your greeting replays
automatically.
PLAY/STOP
ERASE
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MENU repeatedly until
“Set greeting message” is
announced.
“- -” appears on the display.
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Setting up the answering machine (continued)
Notes
• If you do not record your own greeting, the prerecorded greeting will be
assigned automatically (see page 35).
• If your greeting is less than two seconds, the greeting is not recorded. The
prerecorded greeting will be assigned automatically.
• If a call comes in during recording, recording stops automatically.
• If 90 seconds have passed or memory becomes full in step 3, recording stops
automatically.
• “Memory full” is announced if no recording space is available when you
press REC/MEMO . Erase unnecessary messages (see page 40).
Tips
• To record the greeting from a touch-tone phone, see “Operating from an
outside phone” on page 46.
• Even if a power interruption occurs, your own greeting is not erased.
To check the greeting
Press MENU repeatedly until “Set greeting message” is announced.
“- -” appears on the display. Then press PLAY/STOP to play back the
greeting.
To change the greeting
Record a new greeting by following the instructions on the previous
page. The new greeting replaces the old one.
To erase the greeting
1
2
Press MENU repeatedly until “Set greeting message” is
announced. “- -” appears on the display.
Press ERASE , and “Greeting message has been erased” is
announced.
To go back to the factory prerecorded greeting
Press ERASE while playing back the greeting.
This will bring back the original greeting, but your own greeting is
erased.
Notes
• You can also erase the greeting during playback.
• If you have erased your own greeting, the prerecorded greeting will be
assigned automatically.
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Prerecorded greetings
Normal mode:
“Hello, I’m unable to answer your call
right now. Please leave your name,
number and message after the tone.”
Announcement only mode: “Hello, I’m unable to answer your call
right now. Please call again. Thank you.”
Setting the number of rings
You can select the number of times the phone rings before it answers
to take a message.
There are three modes: 2, 5, and Toll Saver.
1
2
3
5
Press
PLAY/STOP
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4
Press MENU repeatedly until you hear “Set number of
ring”.
“- -” appears on the display.
Press SELECT .
The present selected number of ring is announced.
Press REPEAT/SLOW or SKIP/QUICK repeatedly to select a
ring duration (2, 5, or Toll Saver).
To answer after 2 rings, select “2”.
To answer after 5 rings, select “5”.
Select “Toll Saver” to answer after 2 rings when there are
new messages, and 5 rings when there are no new messages.
Press TIME/SET .
The ring duration setting is announced.
to exit the menu setup mode.
Notes
• When the number of rings is set to “Toll Saver”, the phone answers after 2
rings if new messages are recorded. If no new message are recorded, it
answers after 5 rings. When you hear 3 rings, you will know that there are no
new messages. You can save the toll for the call when you pick up messages
from an outside phone.
• The number of rings is preset to Toll Saver.
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Setting up the answering machine (continued)
Setting the audible message alert
You can set the answering machine to record incoming messages
(normal mode), or just make an announcement without recording
messages (announcement only mode). To set an announcement only
mode, see page 42.
In the normal mode, you have the option of having a beep to tell you if
you have received any new incoming messages.
When you use this option, set the message alert to on. If you want the
caller to leave message but not to use this option, set the message alert
to off.
1 Press
MENU repeatedly until
you hear “Set message alert”.
“- -” appears on the display.
2 Press
SELECT ,.
The present selected setting is
announced. The display shows
“On” or “OF” (off).
3 Press
or
audible
message alert on or off. The
display shows “On” or “OF”
(off).
REPEAT/SLOW
SKIP/QUICK to set the
4 Press
TIME/SET .
The setting is announced.
REPEAT/SLOW
SKIP/QUICK
VOL
5 Press
PLAY/STOP
menu setup mode.
Notes
• When the audible message alert is turned on, you will hear a beep every 5
seconds if there are any new messages.
• To stop the beep, press any button related to the answering machine function
or VOL
/ VOL .
• The audible message alert is preset to “On”.
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Turning on the answering function
Message counter
Press ANSWER ON/OFF on the base
phone.
The ANSWER ON/OFF button lights
up. “Answering function is on” is
announced.
ANSWER ON/OFF
Mailbox usage
This phone offers you three voice mailboxes, providing a convenient way to share
the mailbox feature with other members of your household or business.
When a caller calls
The caller can choose one of the two ways to leave a message:
1
• If calling from a touch-tone phone, the caller select a mailbox by pressing
2 (MAILBOX 2) or
3 (MAILBOX 3) while the
(MAILBOX 1),
caller hears the greeting. The greeting stops and a beep will sound, then the caller
can start recording a message.
• Wait until the greeting finishes, then start recording a message. When the caller
does not select a mailbox, the message is automatically recorded to MAILBOX 1.
To turn off the answering function
Press ANSWER ON/OFF on the base phone.
The ANSWER ON/OFF button goes off. “Answering function is off” is announced.
Note
The answering function is preset to on.
Tips
• The answering machine will automatically answer a call after 10 rings, even if the
answering function is off and announces greeting message to prompt the caller to
turn on the answering function.
• You can also turn on or off the answering function from an outside phone, see
“Operating from an outside phone” on page 46.
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Notes
• If four minutes have passed while recording the incoming message, the line will be
disconnected automatically.
• If the message is shorter than two seconds, it will not be recorded.
Tip
Even if a power interruption occurs, the incoming messages are not erased.
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Setting up the answering machine (continued)
When the memory is full
The total recording time of this answering machine is approximately
15 minutes (including the greeting, messages, and memo).
When the remaining recording time becomes less than 30 seconds,
“FL” flashes on the display and the answering machine goes into the
memory full status.
To avoid this erase unnecessary messages (see page 40). You can also
erase the messages from an outside phone (see page 46).
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Playing back messages
If there are new messages, the display flashes the number of new
messages.
You will hear beeps if the audible message alert setting is on (see page 36).
Press a mailbox button
MAIL BOX 1 , MAIL BOX 2 or
MAIL BOX 3 to play back new
messages in the selected mailbox.
REPEAT/SLOW
SKIP/QUICK
VOL
Additional tasks when playing back messages
To
Adjust the speaker volume
Stop playback
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Do this
Press VOL
or VOL .
Press a mailbox button MAIL BOX 1 ,
MAIL BOX 2 or MAIL BOX 3 .
Repeat the current message
Press REPEAT/SLOW during play back.
Skip the current message
Press SKIP/QUICK .
Go back to the previous message Press REPEAT/SLOW within the first 2.5
seconds of the current message playback.
Play back slowly
Press and hold REPEAT/SLOW during play
back.
Release REPEAT/SLOW to return to normal.
Play back quickly
Press and hold SKIP/QUICK during play
back.
Release SKIP/QUICK to return to normal.
Notes
• If a call comes in, the play back will stop.
• A time and day stamp is announced after each message if you set the time
and day (see page 32).
• The old messages will not be played back unless all new messages are played
back.
Tips
• If there are no new messages, all the previously reviewed messages are
played back.
• The messages are saved even after a power failure.
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Playing back messages (continued)
Adjusting the speaker volume
To adjust the speaker volume, press
VOL
or VOL .
Note
You cannot adjust the speaker volume while the phone is ringing.
Tip
There are 10 steps for the volume level (1 to 10). The volume level is preset to 6.
Erasing messages
1 Press and hold
for
more than one second.
“Please select mailbox” is
announced.
ERASE
2 Press a button for the mailbox
you want to erase ( MAIL BOX 1 ,
MAIL BOX 2 or MAIL BOX 3 ).
All “old” messages in the
selected mailbox are erased.
“All of your messages has been
erased” is announced.
To erase individual messages
Press ERASE while playing back the message that you want to erase.
“Message has been erased” is announced.
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Notes
• The display shows the total number of “new” (i.e. unreviewed) messages.
Therefore, the display is reset to “0” when you have played back all new
messages, whether they have been erased or not. Be sure to erase
unnecessary messages before the memory becomes full.
• When the number of new messages exceeds 59, “FL” flashes on the display
window.
• If you try to erase all messages in a mailbox with any new messages
remaining. You hear five short error beeps and you cannot erase the
messages.
Tip
You can also listen to the messages or erase the messages from a touch-tone
phone, see “Operating from an outside phone” on page 46.
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Answering Machine Features
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Selecting the Announcement Only
Mode
You can set the answering machine to play the greeting without
recording incoming messages (announcement only mode). You might
want to select this mode when, for example, you expect to be away for
a while and you cannot pick up messages.
1 Press
repeatedly until
you hear “Set announce only”.
“- -” appears on the display.
MENU
2 Press
SELECT .
The present selected setting is
announced. The display shows
“On” or “OF” (off).
3 Press
REPEAT/SLOW or
SKIP/QUICK to set the
announcement only mode on or
off.
4 Press
.
The setting is announced.
TIME/SET
5 Press
REPEAT/SLOW
SKIP/QUICK
PLAY/STOP to exit the
menu setup mode. The display
shows “A” when the answering
machine is set to the
announcement only mode.
Notes
• To activate announcement only mode, you have to turn on the answering
machine.
• The announcement only mode is preset to off.
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Screening calls
You can screen calls by leaving the answering machine on while you
are at home. When a call is answered, you can hear the message being
recorded through the base phone. You can decide either to continue
recording or to answer the call.
The message will be recorded, but to hear it you will need to play back
the message (see page 39).
To answer the call
Press
TALK
on the handset.
Notes
• Press VOL
or VOL
to adjust the speaker volume. If the speaker
volume is set at its minimum level, you will not be able to hear incoming
calls.
• The answering machine will stop automatically when the handset or a parallel
phone is picked up. If the answering machine does not stop, press either
PLAY/STOP on the base phone.
The recording will remain as a new message.
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Recording a memo message
You can leave messages for other users of the phone.
1 Press
REC/MEMO .
“Please select mailbox” is
announced.
2 Press a mailbox button
MAIL BOX 1
MAIL BOX 3
,
MAIL BOX 2
to which you
want to leave the message.
“Now recording” is announced
and counting starts.
3 Speak into the base phone
MIC
microphone (MIC) to record
your message.
A memo can be up to four
minutes in length.
4 Press
PLAY/STOP to stop
recording.
The message number on the
display increases by one.
Notes
• If the memory becomes full, the answering machine will stop recording.
• “Memory full” is announced if no recording space is available when you
press REC/MEMO .
• If your message is shorter than two seconds, the recording will be canceled.
• The display flashes “99” if you record a memo for more than 99 seconds.
• If a call comes in during recording, the recording will be stopped.
Tips
• If four minutes have passed in step 3, recording stops automatically, and the
recorded memo is counted as a new message.
• Even if a power interruption occurs, the memos are not erased.
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Operating from an outside phone
Setting the remote ID code (security code)
To operate the answering machine from a touch-tone phone while you
are away from home, you need to set the remote ID code (security
code).
1 Press
MENU repeatedly until
you hear “Set security code”.
2 Press
3 Press
SELECT
.
or
to change the
remote ID code (security code)
setting.
REPEAT/SLOW
SKIP/QUICK
4 Press
TIME/SET
5 Press
PLAY/STOP
to confirm
your choice.
The new remote ID code
(security code) is announced.
to exit the
REPEAT/SLOW
Answering Machine Features
menu setup mode.
SKIP/QUICK
To change the remote ID code (security code)
Enter a new remote ID code (security code). The new code will replace
the old one.
Tip
Even if a power interruption occurs, the remote ID code is erased.
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Operating from an outside phone (continued)
Picking up new messages
1 Call your telephone number from a touch-tone phone.
2
When you hear the greeting, press
and enter your remote ID code
(security code).
You will hear a confirmation beep.
The number of new messages will be announced.
3
Press the keys in the “Table of control codes” below for the desired
operation command.
4
When you finish, disconnect the line.
Notes
• Do not let two seconds elapse between each digit of the remote ID code (security code) and
the control code.
• If you did not turn on the answering machine, your phone answers automatically after 10
rings.
• If you enter wrong remote ID code (security code) three times, the line will disconnect.
• If no keys are pressed within 20 seconds, the line will disconnect.
Tip
Cut off the Remote Control Card and carry it with you to see how to operate from an outside
phone.
Table of control codes
To
Play back messages in MAILBOX1
Play back messages in MAILBOX2
Play back messages in MAILBOX3
Repeat backward
Skip forward
Erase individual message
Erase all the messages in MAILBOX1
Erase all the messages in MAILBOX2
Erase all the messages in MAILBOX3
Record greeting
Turn answering machine on
Turn answering machine off
Stop operation
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Key
Notes
Plays back from the first new message.
Plays back from the first new message.
Plays back from the first new message.
Press during play back to repeat a
message.
Press during play back to skip forward.
Press during play back.
1
2
3
4
6
9
9
1
9
2
9
3
7
0
0
“Now recording” is announced.
Turns the system on. “Answering
function is on” is announced.
Turns the system off. “Answering
function is off” is announced.
Stops every function.
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Additional Information
Mounting the base phone on a wall
1
1 Raise the hang-up tab.
2 Plug the telephone line cord to
Hang-up tab
the LINE jack and the AC power
adapter to the DC IN 9V jack,
and hook the cords.
3 Attach the wall bracket to the
center of the base phone.
Align the f marks of the wall
bracket with those of the base
phone.
2
4 Plug the telephone line cord to
AC power
adapter cord
the telephone outlet, and hook
the base phone to the wall plate.
Telephone
line cord
5 Plug the AC power adapter to
an AC outlet. Then raise the
antenna so that it points
towards the ceiling.
3
4,5
AC outlet
Wall
bracket
Tip
To remove the wall bracket, press the lower tabs.
AC power
adapter
Additional Information
Telephone
line cord
Wall
plate
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Troubleshooting
Memory dialing
During conversation
Receiving calls
Making calls
If you’ve experienced any of the following difficulties while using your
phone, use this troubleshooting guide to help you remedy the problem.
Should any problem persist, call our customer hotline at 1-800-297-1023.
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Symptom
Remedy
You hear five short error
beeps when you press
TALK .
• Make sure you have set up the base phone correctly
(page 8).
• Move the handset closer to the base phone.
• Replace the handset to the base phone for a while to
reset the random security code.
You hear no dial tone.
• Make sure the telephone line cord is securely
connected to the telephone outlet.
• Make sure the battery is fully charged (page 11).
The phone does not connect at
all, even though the number
you have dialed is correct.
• Make sure the dialing mode is set correctly (page 10).
• Before dialing, make sure you hear a dial tone.
The phone does not redial
correctly.
• Make sure the last dialed number is really the one you
want to dial.
The handset does not ring.
• Make sure the ringer is turned on (page 23).
• The battery may be weak. Charge the battery for 15-20
hours (page 11).
• Make sure you have set up the base phone correctly
(page 8).
• Move the handset closer to the base phone.
• Replace the handset to the base phone for a while to
reset the random security code.
The base phone does not ring.
• Make sure the telephone line cord is securely
connected to the telephone outlet.
• Make sure the ringer is turned on (page 24).
You hear interference during
conversation.
• Move the handset closer to the base phone.
• Place the base phone away from noise sources
(page 8).
• Press CHANNEL for a channel that gives better
reception.
You hear a beep every three
seconds during the
conversation.
• The battery is weak. Charge the battery for 15-20
hours.
You cannot store a memory
dialing number.
• Make sure you follow the procedure in storing the
number correctly (page 20).
• When the handset is in use, you cannot store a memory
dialing number on the base phone.
• Replace the handset to the base phone for a while.
You cannot make a memory
dialing call.
• You pressed the number button to which no phone
number has been stored.
Memory dialing is incorrect.
• Store a correct number (page 20).
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Symptom
Remedy
The handset does not ring
when calling from the base
phone.
• The handset may be engaged in conversation.
• The battery may be weak. Charge the battery for 15-20
hours (page 11).
• Move the handset closer to the base phone.
• Place the base phone away from noise sources
(page 8).
Message is not recorded.
• The remaining recording time is less than 30 seconds
or 59 messages were recorded. The answering machine
becomes “Memory full” status and does not record
messages. Erase messages (page 40).
• The message is less than two seconds. The answering
machine does not record messages less than two
seconds in length.
No sound from the speaker of
the base phone.
• Adjust the speaker volume (page 40).
The caller’s message is
interrupted.
• The caller’s message is too long.
• The caller’s voice is too low. The phone disconnects
the line when it detects seven seconds of silence.
The clock is incorrect.
• There was a power interruption. Reset the time
(page 32).
The phone does not accept
your remote ID code (security
code).
• Make sure you call from a touch-tone phone.
• Make sure the remote ID code (security code) is
correct.
• Make sure you entered the remote ID code (security
code) within two seconds after you’ve entered
.
The line is disconnected when
you call your phone from a
touch-tone phone.
• You entered wrong remote ID codes (security codes)
three times.
The CHARGE LED does not
light up when you place the
handset to charge.
• Wipe the charge terminals of the base phone and the
handset with a soft cloth for better contact of the
charge terminals.
• Make sure the handset is placed on the base phone
properly.
The battery duration is short.
• The battery pack was charged for 15-20 hours (due to
power failure, etc.).
• The usage life of the battery has expired and needs
replacement.
Additional Information
Power source/battery Operating from an
outside phone
Answering machine
Intercom
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Troubleshooting (continued)
Message counter
The message counter on the base phone shows the following information.
When the counter shows
It means
Flashing number
Number of messages not yet played back.
PF
Flashes when the day and time is cleared due to a power
interruption. Reset the time correctly (page 32).
A
The announcement only mode is selected (page 42).
FL
The recording area is full. Erase unnecessary messages
(page 41).
Maintenance
• Clean the cabinets with a soft cloth slightly moistened with water or a mild detergent
solution. Do not use any type of abrasive pad, scouring powder or solvent such as alcohol
or benzine as they may damage the finish of the cabinet.
• If the charge terminals of the base phone and handset are soiled, wipe them with a soft
cloth.
If you have any questions or problems concerning your phone, please call our customer
hotline at 1-800-297-1023.
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Specifications
General
Base phone
Frequency band
902 - 928 MHz
Operating channel
40 channels
Dial signal
Tone, 10 PPS (pulse) selectable
Supplied accessories
See page 7.
Power source
DC 9V from AC power adapter
AD-314
Dimensions
Approx. 170 x 65 x 220 mm (w/h/d),
antenna excluded
(approx. 6 3⁄4 x 2 5⁄8 x 8 3⁄4 inches)
Antenna: Approx. 150 mm
(approx. 6 inches)
Mass
Approx. 600 g
(approx. 1 lb 5 oz), wall bracket excluded
Handset
Power source
Rechargeable battery pack BT-905
Battery charging time
Approx. 15-20 hours
Battery life
Standby: Approx. 7 days
Talk: Approx. 7 hours
Dimensions
Approx. 54 x 178 x 46 mm (w/h/d),
antenna excluded
(approx. 2 1⁄4 x 7 1⁄8 x 1 13⁄16 inches)
Antenna: Approx. 35 mm
(approx. 1 7⁄16 inches)
Mass
Approx. 210 g
(approx. 7.4 oz), battery included
Answering machine
Maximum recording time
About 15 minutes, using incorporated IC
Greeting message
Up to 90 seconds per each
Incoming and Memo message
Up to 4 minutes per message
Design and specifications are subject to
change without notice.
Additional Information
continued
Additional Information
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Index
A
L
S
Adjusting volume
handset volume 16, 19
speaker volume 17, 19,
40
Announcement only
mode 42
Answering machine
playing back
messages 39
setting up 32
turning on 37
Audible message alert 36
Location, base phone 8
Screening calls 43
Setting up
answering machine 32
base phone 8
handset 11
Speaker 17, 19, 40
Stamping messages with
day and time 32, 39
Switching the phones
during a call 25
B
Battery pack
charging 11
duration 12
C
Connection 9
Control codes for remote
operations 46
D
Day and time stamp 32, 39
Dialing mode
choosing 10
switching to the tone
temporarily 16, 19
E, F
Erasing
messages 40
G, H
Greeting 33
I, J, K
Identifying the parts 13
Intercom 27
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M
Mailbox 37
Making calls 16
Memo 44
Memory dialing 20
Messages
pick up from an outside
phone 46
playing 39
Mounting the base phone
on a wall 47
N
Number of rings 35
O
Operating from an outside
phone 45
P, Q
Package contents 7
Playing back 39
Pulse dialing 10
R
Receiving calls 19
Recording
greeting 33
memo 44
Redialing 18
Remote ID code
(security code) 45
Ringer
adjusting the base ringer
24
setting the ringer
type 23
turning on/off 23
T, U
Talking between the
phones 27
Three-way conference 31
Toll saver 35
Tone dialing
dialing mode 10
switching to 16, 19
Transferring a call 29
Troubleshooting 48
V, W, X, Y, Z
Volume
handset 16, 19
speaker 17, 19, 40
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One Year Limited Warranty
Important: Evidence of original purchase is required for warranty service.
WARRANTOR: UNIDEN AMERICA CORPORATION (“Uniden”)
ELEMENTS OF WARRANTY: Uniden warrants, for one year, to the original retail owner,
this Uniden Product to be free from defects in materials and craftsmanship with only the
limitations or exclusions set out below.
WARRANTY DURATION: This warranty to the original user shall terminate and be of no
further effect 12 months after the date of original retail sale. The warranty is invalid if the
Product is (A) damaged or not maintained as reasonable or necessary, (B) modified,
altered, or used as part of any conversion kits, subassemblies, or any configurations not
sold by Uniden, (C) improperly installed, (D) serviced or repaired by someone other than
an authorized Uniden service center for a defect or malfunction covered by this warranty,
(E) used in any conjunction with equipment or parts or as part of any system not
manufactured by Uniden, or (F) installed or programmed by anyone other than as
detailed by the Instruction manual for this product.
STATEMENT OF REMEDY: In the event that the product does not conform to this
warranty at any time while this warranty is in effect, warrantor will either, at its option,
repair or replace the defective unit and return it to you without charge for parts, service,
or any other cost (except shipping and handling) incurred by warrantor or its
representatives in connection with the performance of this warranty. Warrantor, at its
option, may replace the unit with a new or refurbished unit. THE LIMITED WARRANTY
SET FORTH ABOVE IS THE SOLE AND ENTIRE WARRANTY PERTAINING TO THE
PRODUCT AND IS IN LIEU OF AND EXCLUDES ALL OTHER WARRANTIES OF ANY
NATURE WHATSOEVER, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR ARISING BY
OPERATION OF LAW, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
THIS WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER OR PROVIDE FOR THE REIMBURSEMENT OR
PAYMENT OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not
allow this exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages so the above
limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
LEGAL REMEDIES: This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have
other rights which vary from state to state. This warranty is void outside the United
States of America.
PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING PERFORMANCE OF WARRANTY: If, after following
the instructions in the Instruction manual you are certain that the Product is defective,
pack the Product carefully (preferably in its original packaging). The Product should
include all parts and accessories originally packaged with the Product. Include evidence
of original purchase and a note describing the defect that has caused you to return it. The
Product should be shipped freight prepaid, by traceable means, to warrantor at:
Uniden America Corporation
Parts and Service Division
4700 Amon Carter Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76155
(800) 297-1023, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Central, Monday through Friday
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