Electrical outlet not controlled by a wall switch Telephone wall jack DSL filter (not included), required if you have DSL high-speed Internet service. Quick start guide for model CD1291 Follow the steps below to install the telephone. 1. Plug one end of the coiled handset cord into the handset jack on the left side of the telephone base. Plug the other end into the handset and hang up. 3. Plug the small end of the power adapter into the POWER jack on the back of the telephone base. Plug the large end into an electrical outlet not controlled by a wall switch. To turn on the answering system To make a call: To turn the answering machine on and answer calls: • Lift the handset, wait for the dial tone, and then dial a number. To answer a call: 11:20AM 12-30 • Lift the handset. 15 Using speakerphone To make a call: Telephone line cord 4. Lift the handset or press check for a dial tone. • • SPEAKER to Use only the power adapter provided with this product. To obtain a replacement, visit our website at www.vtechcanada.com or call 1 (800) 267-7377. The power adapter is intended to be correctly oriented in a vertical or floor mount position. The prongs are not designed to hold the plug in place if it is plugged into a ceiling, under-the-table or cabinet outlet. You can use this telephone without AC power. Without power, the telephone’s functionality is limited to making or answering calls using the handset, and adjusting the handset listening volume. For optimal performance, power your telephone with the supplied power adapter. • Press SPEAKER. On-hook dialing (pre-dialing) 1. Use the dial pad keys 11:20 12-30 to enter a telephone 8 0 0 6 2 4 5 6 8 8 _ 15 number. AM • Press REDIAL/PAUSE to insert a four-second dialing pause. • Press REMOVE to backspace and erase a digit. • Press FLASH to return to idle mode. -ORWait 15 seconds and the telephone returns to idle mode automatically. 2. Lift the handset to call. -ORPress DISPLAY DIAL to call using the speakerphone. Switching between handset and speakerphone To switch from handset to speakerphone during a call: • Press SPEAKER then place the handset in the telephone base. To switch from speakerphone to handset during a call: • Lift the handset. 11:20AM 12-30 16 CALLS 15 12 NEW To turn off the answering system • Press ON/OFF until the system announces, “Answering machine is 11:20 12-30 off.” The ON/OFF light is off and the message 16 CALLS 12 NEW window is blank. AM SPEAKER. To end a call while using the speakerphone: • Press • Press ON/OFF until the system announces “Answering machine is on.” The ON/OFF light is on. To turn the answering machine off and not answer calls: • Press SPEAKER then dial a number. To answer a call: • 2. Plug one end of the telephone line cord into the TEL LINE jack on the back of the telephone base. Plug the other end of the telephone line cord into a telephone wall jack. Using handset • Place the handset in the telephone base. Handset Coiled handset cord Answering mode To end a call while using the handset: Telephone installation If you subscribe to high-speed Internet service (digital subscriber line - DSL) through your telephone line, you must install a DSL filter between the telephone line cord and the telephone wall jack. The filter prevents noise and caller ID problems caused by DSL interference. Please contact your DSL service provider for more information about DSL filters. Making and answering a call • When the answering system is turned on, if recording time is less than five minutes, the system announces “Less than five minutes record time left.” • When the answering system is turned on, if the memory is full, the system announces “Memory is full.” If the answering system is off, after 10 rings, the system announces “Enter remote access code.” The telephone hangs up automatically if the remote access code is not entered within 15 seconds. Recording your outgoing announcement Message playback IMPORTANT! The outgoing announcement is the message callers hear when calls are answered by the answering system. To play messages If your product is not working properly: If you have new messages, the system plays only the new messages (oldest first). If there are no new messages, the system plays all messages (oldest first). • Refer to the Troubleshooting section of the user’s manual. If the answering system is on, the telephone automatically answers calls with “Hello, please leave a message after the tone.” You can use this announcement, or use the following steps to replace it with a recording of your own. 1. Press SKIP/ANNC. The screen shows RECORD and the message window displays A. 2. Press SELECT. The screen shows USE STOP TO END with a long beep. • Visit our website at www.vtechcanada.com or call 1 (800) 267-7377. 1. Press PLAY/STOP to begin message playback. 2. Press PLAY/STOP to end message playback. 11:20AM 12-30 A RECORD 11:20AM 12-30 A USE STOP TO END If there are no messages, when you press PLAY/STOP to begin message playback, the telephone announces, “You have no messages.“ Options during message playback • To adjust the playback volume to a comfortable level (L1 through L9), press VOLUME. • To skip to the next message, press SKIP/ANNC. 3. Speak towards the microphone (MIC) on 11:20 12-30 AP the telephone and USE STOP TO END maintain a distance of about nine inches. You can record an announcement for up to two minutes. Announcements shorter than one second are not recorded. • To go back to the previous message, press REPEAT/MEMO while the telephone is playing the day and time the current message was received. 4. Press PLAY/STOP to end the recording. The recorded announcement automatically plays back and then the telephone automatically returns to idle mode with a beep. • To delete the message currently playing, press DELETE. AM • To repeat the message currently playing, press REPEAT/MEMO after the telephone plays the day and time the current message was received. • To stop playback and exit, press PLAY/STOP. Issue 1 VTT 10/09.