with Caller ID Digital Answering System
Cordless Phone System
USER’S MANUAL
t2447
caller ID / call waiting *
Digital answering system
with 3 mailboxs and
15 minutes record time.
90 name and number
caller ID memory
Important Safety Instructions
When using your telephone equipment, basic safety precautions should always
be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and injury, including the
following:
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. Do not use liquid
cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.
4. Do not use this product near water (for example, near a bath tub, kitchen sink,
or swimming pool).
5. Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand, or table. The product may
fall, causing serious damage to the product.
6. 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
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 where proper ventilation is not 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 abused by persons walking on it.
9. 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.
10. To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not disassemble this product, but take
it to an authorized service facility. Opening or removing cabinet parts other
than specified access doors may expose you to dangerous voltages or
other risks. Incorrect reassembling can cause electric shock when the appliance is subsequently used.
11. Do not overload wall outlets and extension cords as this can result in the risk
of fire or electric shock.
12. Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to an authorized
service facility under the following conditions:
A. When the power supply cord or plug is damaged or frayed.
B.
If liquid has been spilled into the product.
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 an authorized technician to restore the product to normal operation.
E. If the product has been dropped and the cabinet has been damaged.
F.
If the product exhibits a distinct change in performance.
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Important Safety Instructions
13. Avoid using a telephone (other than a cordless type) during an electrical
storm. There may be a remote risk of electric shock from lightning.
14. Do not use the telephone to report a gas leak in the vicinity of the leak.
15. Only put the Handset of your telephone next to your ear when it is in normal
talk mode.
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Before You Begin
Enhanced 2.4GHz Technology - Dual Band transmission combines the best of
2.4GHz and 900MHz technologies, providing enhanced performance over standard cordless telephones.
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Before You Begin
Parts Check List:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Base Unit
Handset
Base AC Power Adaptor
Telephone Line Cord
5.
6.
7.
8.
Battery
Belt Clip
User’s Manual
Base Wall Mounting Bracket
To purchase replacement battery packs, call VTech Communications, Inc. at
1-800-595-9511. In Canada, call VTech Telecommunications Canada Ltd. at 1800-267-7377.
Handset
Belt Clip
Base Unit
Battery
Base Wall
Mounting Bracket
User’s Manual
Telephone Line Cord
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The Handset Layout
1
2
3
9
4
5
10
11
12
6
13
7
8
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
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Antenna
Earpiece
LCD
Left and Right Arrow Keys
Phone/Flash Key
Dialing Keys (0-9,*,#)
Chan/Delete Key
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
5
Microphone
Headset Jack
Sel Key
Off Key
Hold Key
Redial/Pause Key
Prog Key
The Base Unit Layout
MODEL: 2447
VTECH TELECOMMUNICATIONS LTD.
MANUFACTURED IN CHINA
HAC FCC ID: EW780-5298-B00
COMPLIES WITH 47 CFR PART 68
REGISTRATION NO.: US: EW7W901B24280
RINGER EQUIVALENCE: 0.1B
USOC JACK: RJ11C, RJ11W
THIS DEVICE COMPLIES WITH PART 15 OF THE FCC RULES. OPERATION
IS SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING TWO CONDITIONS: 1)THIS DEVICE MAY
NOT CAUSE HARMFUL INTERFERENCE; AND 2) THIS DEVICE MUST
ACCEPT ANY INTERFERENCE RECEIVED, INCLUDING INTERFERENCE
THAT MAY CAUSE UNDESIRED OPERATION.
PRIVACY OF COMMUNICATIONS MAY NOT BE ENSURED WHEN USING
THIS PHONE.
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Volume -/+ Keys
Skip/Quick Key
Delete Key
Repeat/Slow Key
Play/Stop (Mailbox) Keys
DC Connector Jack
Telephone Line Jack
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
Menu Key
Change Key
Time/Set Key
Memo/Rec Key
Page Key
In Use/Charging Light
On/Off Key
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
7
8
9
1
2
3
4
5
10
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6
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Before You Install
1.
2.
Choose a location for the Base near an electrical outlet and a telephone
jack. This phone requires a modular telephone jack and a standard electrical outlet (110V AC) not controlled by a wall switch.
Install the Handset battery. Use only VTech batteries.
a)
Remove battery
compartment cover
by pressing on the
indentation and sliding downward.
b)
Align the two holes in the plug with the
socket pins, then snap the plug into place.
c)
Place the battery in the compartment with
the wires in the lower right corner. Angle
the top of the battery under the top claws
first, then snap the bottom of the battery
in. Place the wires under the guide, located
below the battery.
Replace battery compartment cover.
d)
3.
4.
Plug the DC connectors to the Base. Plug the AC adaptors into an electrical
outlet. Connect the telephone line cord to the jack on the Base, and the other
end to a modular telephone jack, as illustrated on the next page.
Place the Handset in the Base. Charge the battery for 10-12 hours.
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Getting Started
Installation
Getting Started
Installation
Table/Desk Installation
Connect the
power cord.
Connect the telephone
line cord
MODEL: 2447
VTECH TELECOMMUNICATIONS LTD.
MANUFACTURED IN CHINA
HAC FCC ID: EW780-5298-B00
COMPLIES WITH 47 CFR PART 68
REGISTRATION NO.: US: EW7W901B24280
RINGER EQUIVALENCE: 0.1B
USOC JACK: RJ11C, RJ11W
THIS DEVICE COMPLIES WITH PART 15 OF THE FCC RULES. OPERATION
IS SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING TWO CONDITIONS: 1)THIS DEVICE MAY
NOT CAUSE HARMFUL INTERFERENCE; AND 2) THIS DEVICE MUST
ACCEPT ANY INTERFERENCE RECEIVED, INCLUDING INTERFERENCE
THAT MAY CAUSE UNDESIRED OPERATION.
PRIVACY OF COMMUNICATIONS MAY NOT BE ENSURED WHEN USING
THIS PHONE.
1. Check for Dial Tone
After the battery is charged, pick up the Handset and press PHONE, you should
hear a dial tone.
2. Set Time and Date
If you subscribe to Caller ID service, the date and time will be set automatically with
the first incoming call. If you do not have Caller ID service, you can set the date
and time manually.
• Press PROG, and then press
or
until DATE/TIME is displayed. Press
SEL.
• The month is flashing. Press
or
until the screen displays the correct
month. Press SEL.
• The day is flashing. Press
or
until the screen displays the correct day.
Press SEL.
• The hour is flashing. Press
or
until the screen displays the correct hour.
Press SEL.
• The minute is flashing. Press
or
until the screen displays the correct
minute. Press SEL.
• AM or PM is flashing. Press
or
to choose AM or PM. Press SEL.
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Wall Mounting
The Wall Mount bracket is designed for use on standard wall mount plates only.
1. Run the power and telephone line cords through the slots in the bracket,
connecting them to the jacks located on the underside of the Base.
2. Plug the AC adapter into an electrical outlet. If the battery has not been
previously charged, place the Handset in its Base, and allow it to charge for
12 hours.
3. Connect the telephone line cord to the wall jack.
4. Line up the tabs on the wall mount bracket with the slots on the bottom of the
Base Unit. Snap the bracket firmly in place.
5. Mount the Base on the wall. Position the Base Unit so the mounting studs
will fit into the holes on the wall mount bracket. Slide the Base Unit down on
the mounting studs until it locks into place.
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Getting Started
Installation
Telephone Operation
Handset Volume
Adjust the volume while on a call.
A double beep will sound4when
you reach the maximum or minimum setting.
Answer a Call
Press any key
except OFF.
DIR
Press DIR when phone is not in
use to display phonebook entries. While entering letters,
press to advance cusor.
Basic Operation
Hold
Press to put a call
on hold. Press again
to release hold.
OR
Lift the Handset of
an extension.
CID
Press CID when phone is not
in use to display caller ID information. When entering numbers or letters, press to delete
last character entered.
Make a Call
Press PHONE, then dial
the number.
OR
Dial the number (use
to backspace and correct digits), then
press PHONE to call.
Select
Use SEL in conjunction with
PROG during Handset programming.
End a Call
Press OFF
OR
Place Handset
in Base.
Exit
Programming
Cancel a page
Flash/Call Waiting
If you have Call Waiting
service, you will hear a
beep if someone calls
while you are on a call.
Press PHONE/FLASH to
put your current call on
hold and take the new
call. Press this button at
any time to switch between calls.
Redial
Press PHONE, then press REDIAL/PAUSE to call the last number dialed (up to 32 digits).
OR
Press REDIAL/PAUSE, then
press PHONE to the call last number dialed.
Channel
Switch to a clear channel while
on a call.
Delete
While Handset is idle, press and
hold to delete all records in Call
Log.
When viewing the Call Log, press
to delete the current record displayed.
Press REDIAL/PAUSE twice to
delete the last number dialed
record with Handset idle.
Pause
Press REDIAL/PAUSE to inset a
dialing pause when enter numbers.
Program
Enter programming mode with Handset idle (on hook).
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Telephone Operation
Page
Basic Operation
Press to page the Handset for up to 60
seconds. Press again, press OFF on
Handset or place Handset in Base to
cancel the page.
In Use/Charging
• Flashes in unison with the ring of an
incoming call.
• Flashes slowly when the Handset is in
use.
• Flashes rapidly when a call is on hold.
• Glows steadily when the Handset is
charging.
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Telephone Operation
Handset Ringer Style/Battery Save
You can select from four different Handset ringer styles, or turn the ringer off and
extend the battery life.
1. Make sure the Handset is off.
2. Press PROG.
3. Press until the screen displays RINGER:.
4. Press SEL. The current setting blinks, and you will hear a sample of the ring.
5. Press or to select RINGER:1, 2, 3, 4 or OFF. You will hear a sample of
each ring.
6. Press SEL to choose the displayed ringer setting.
Basic Operation
Set Dial Mode
1.
2.
3.
If you have touch tone service, the phone is ready to use as soon as the battery is
charged. If you have pulse (rotary) service, you'll need to change the dial mode.
Press PROG.
Press
Until screen displays DIAL MODE & SETTING.
Press SEL. The current setting blinks.
DIAL
4.
5.
MODEL:
TONE
Default setting: Tone
to display tone or pulse.
Press
Press SEL.
Set Language
1.
2.
3.
Press PROG to begin prgramming.
Press
or until LANGUAGE is displayed.
Press SEL. The current setting blinks.
ENGLISH
4.
5.
Default setting: English
Press to display ENGLISH, ESPANOL or FRENCH
Preess SEL to select displayed language and exit.
Temporary Tone Dialing
If you have pulse (rotary) service only, you can change from pulse to touch tone
dialing during a call by pressing *TONE. This is useful if you need to send touch
tone signals for access to telephone banking or long-distance services.
1. Dial the number.
2. Press *TONE. Buttons pressed after this send touch tone signals.
3. After you hang up, the phone automatically returns to pulse (rotary) service.
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Telephone Operation
Display Screen Messages
**
RINGING
**
When:
There is a call coming in.
CONNECTING...
The Handset is waiting for a dial tone.
PHONE
The Handset is in use.
ON
SCANNING...
The Handset is changing to another of the 30
channels available.
**
The Base is paging the Handset.
PAGING
**
There is a call on hold.
HOLD
BATTERY
NO
LOW
CONNECT
The Battery needs to be recharged.
1.
2.
Displays and a sad tone sounds when the
Base power is off and PHONE is pressed.
Displays and a sad tone sounds when
Handset is out of range and an attempt to
dial is failed.
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Basic Operation
Screen Displays:
Speed Dial
You can store up to 9 telephone numbers with names (up to 15 characters, 24 digits
each location) you dial frequently into the Speed dial memory locations you assign (1
though 9) in the Handset.
You can also store telephone numbers with names alphabetically in the directory. See
Telephone Directory for instructions.
NOTES:
1. The entries you store in Speed dial memory will be marked with 01 through
09 and also display in the directory.
2. Press OFF at any time to exit speed dial mode.
Basic Operation
Store a Number/Name in Memory
1. Press PROG. Then press or until the screen displays SPEED DIAL.
2. Press SEL. The screen displays ENTER 1-9.
NOTE: When memory is full, the screen displays MEMORY FULL, an error tone
sounds, and you will not be able to store a new record until you delete a
stored record the speed dial memory or telephone directory.
3. Press the key (1 through 9) to assign the memory location for your entry. The
screen displays ENTER NAME.
NOTE: If the location is not empty, your new entry will be stored in place of the old
and will delete the former entry. Take caution to not save over entries you do not
wish to delete from memory.
4.
Using the chart below, enter up to 15 characters for the name you’re storing.
to backspace and make corrections; use
to add a space.
Use
Dial Key
1:
2:
3:
4:
5:
6:
7:
8:
9:
0:
*
#:
5.
6.
1
1
A
D
G
J
M
P
T
W
0
*
&
2
Presses
3 4 5
B
E
H
K
N
Q
U
X
C
F
I
L
O
R
V
Y
2
3
4
5
6
S 7
8
Z 9
’
,
-
.
6
#
When you finish entering the name, press SEL or PROG. The screen displays ENTER NUMBER.
Enter the telephone number. Use
to backspace and make corrections.
Press REDIAL/PAUSE to enter a pause if necessary.
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Speed Dial
7.
8.
9.
— OR —
Press REDIAL/PAUSE to display the last number dialed from this phone.
Press SEL or PROG to store your entry. The screen displays DISTINCT
RING? and the current setting.
Press or to change the setting. Choose Y (yes) if you wish the phone
to alert you to calls from this number by assigning a distinctive ringer after
the first ring. Choose N (no) for a normal ringer.
Press SEL or PROG to confirm your selection. If you chose Y in step eight,
a D will be displayed with the entry.
Edit a Number/Name Stored in Memory
2.
Press and hold the memory location key (1 through 9) of the entry you wish
to edit.
When the screen displays the entry you want to edit, press SEL. EDIT flashes
in the screen.
SPEED EDIT ERASE
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3.
4.
Press SEL. The screen displays the name and number. The flashing cursor
appears at the end of the name. Use , and the dial pad keys to edit the
name. Press SEL to move on to edit the number. Use
to backspace and
make corrections. Press SEL to move on to edit the Distinctive Ring setting.
Press SEL to save the edited information.
Delete a Number/Name Stored in Memory
1.
2.
Press and hold the memory location key (1 through 9) of the entry you wish
to delete.
When the screen displays the entry you want to delete, press SEL. Then press
until ERASE flashes.
SPEED
EDIT ERASE
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3.
4.
5.
Press SEL. The screen displays ERASE NO YES and the number. The
current choice flashes.
Press until YES flashes.
Press SEL. You will hear a confirmation beep.
Dial a Speed Dial Entry
1.
2.
Press and hold the memory location key (1 through 9) of the entry you wish
to dial.
Press PHONE to dial.
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Basic Operation
1.
Speed Dial
Reassign Locations in Memory
1.
2.
Press and hold the memory location key (1 through 9) of the entry you
wish to reassign.
When the screen displays the entry you want to reassign, press SEL.
Then press
until SPEED flashes.
SPEED EDIT ERASE
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Press SEL. The screen displays ENTER 1-9.
Press the keys (1 through 9) to reassign this entry into another speed dial
location. You will hear a confirmation beep.
Basic Operation
3.
4.
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Telephone Directory
Your t 2447 can store 50 (including 9 speed dial entries) telephone numbers
with names (up to 15 characters for the name and 24 digits for the number).
NOTE: Press OFF at any time to exit the directory.
Store a Number/Name in the Directory
1. Press PROG. The screen displays DIRECTORY.
2. Press SEL. The screen displays ENTER NAME.
3. Using the chart below, enter up to 15 characters for the name you’re
storing with the number. Use to backspace and make corrections; use
to advance and add a space.
1:
2:
3:
4:
5:
6:
7:
8:
9:
0:
1
A
D
G
J
M
P
T
W
0
*:
*
#:
4.
5.
6.
7.
1
&
B C
E F
H I
K L
N O
Q R
U V
X Y
2
3
4
5
6
S
8
Z
9
’
-
.
,
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Basic Operation
Dial Key
Presses
2 3 4 5
7
#
When you finish entering the name, press SEL or PROG. The screen displays ENTER NUMBER.
Enter the telephone number. Use
to backspace and make a correction.
Press REDIAL/PAUSE to store a pause if necessary.
— OR —
Press REDIAL/PAUSE to display the last number dialed.
Press SEL or PROG. The screen displays DISTINCT RING? and the current
setting.
Press or to change the setting. Choose Y (yes) if you wish the phone to
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Telephone Directory
8.
alert you to calls from this number by changing to a distinctive ringer after the
first ring. Choose N (no) for a normal ringer.
Press SEL or PROG to confirm your selection. If you chose Y in step 7, a D
will be displayed with the directory entry.
NOTE: When the memory is full the screen will display MEMORY FULL, an error
tone sounds and you will not be able to store a new number until you delete a
stored number to make room for another entry.
Edit a Number/Name Stored in the Directory
Basic Operation
1. Press (DIR). The screen displays DIRECTORY.
2. Press or to scroll alphabetically through entries stored in directory.
— OR —
Press the dial pad key for the first letter of the entry you want to edit.
3. When the screen displays the entry you want to edit, press SEL. EDIT flashes
on the screen.
SPEED
EDIT
ERASE
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4. Press SEL. The screen displays the name and number. The flashing cursor
appears at the end of the name. Use , and the dial pad keys to edit the
name. Press SEL to confirm and move on to edit the number. Use
to
backspace and make corrections. Press SEL to confirm and move to edit the
Distinctive Ring setting.
5. Press SEL to save the edited information.
Delete a Number/Name Stored in the Directory
1. Press (DIR). The screen displays DIRECTORY.
2. Press or
to scroll alphabetically through entries stored in directory.
— OR —
Press the dial pad key for the first letter of the entry you want to delete.
3. When the screen displays the entry you want to delete, press SEL. Then
press
until ERASE flashes.
SPEED
EDIT
ERASE
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Press SEL. The screen displays ERASE NO YES and the number. The
current choice flashes.
5. Press until YES flashes.
6. Press SEL. You’ll hear a confirmation beep.
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Telephone Directory
Move a Number/Name to Speed Dial Memory
1.
2.
Press (DIR). The screen displays DIRECTORY.
Press
or
to scroll alphabetically through entries stored in directory.
— OR —
Press the dial pad key for the first letter of the entry you want to move.
3. When the screen displays the entry you want to move, press SEL. Then
press
until SPEED flashes.
SPEED
EDIT
ERASE
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Press SEL. The screen displays ENTER 1-9.
Press the key ( 1 through 9 ) to move this entry from the normal directory to
the Speed Dial memory and assign the memory location. You will hear a
confirmation beep. A memory location number ( 01 through 09 ) will be
displayed with this entry.
Dial a Number from the Directory
1. Press (DIR). The screen displays DIRECTORY.
2. Press
or
to scroll alphabetically through entries stored in directory.
— OR —
Press the dial pad key for the first letter of the entry you want to dial.
Press or to scroll through the contents.
3. When the screen displays the entry you want to dial, press PHONE.
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Basic Operation
4.
5.
Caller ID Operation
Caller’s name
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Long distance call
Caller’s
telephone number
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Date of call
PM
Time of call
OLD
Party has called
2 or more times
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Position of call
in call history
Basic Operation
About Call History (Caller ID)
Your t 2447 can store up to 90 calls in Caller ID memory. The most recent call will
have the highest number. When the memory is full, the oldest call will be deleted
to make room for new incoming call information.
For each call that comes in, the screen displays the following information between the first and second rings:
•
Your caller’s name (up to 15 letters are sent by your telephone company).
•
The caller’s area code and telephone number.
•
The time and date of the call.
•
The repeat Tag (*) in the upper right corner, indicating the party has called
more than once.
If you answer a call before the information appears on the screen, it will not be in
the call history.
NOTE: Press OFF at any time to exit call history.
Review Call History
1. Press (CID) to view call history.
or
to scroll through records in call history.
2. Use
Delete Records from Call History
Delete a Specific Call:
1.
2.
Locate the record you want to delete from call history.
Press DELETE. You’ll hear a confirmation beep.
Delete All Calls:
1.
2.
3.
With the Handset in idle (OFF) mode, press and hold DELETE. The screen
displays ERASE ALL NO YES. The current choice flashes.
Press until YES flashes.
Press SEL. You will hear a confirmation beep.
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Caller ID Operation
Dial a Displayed Number
1. Locate the record in call history you want to dial.
2. If you wish to change how the number is dialed, press # . The screen displays any alternate dialing sequences available for this call (area code +
number; 1 + area code + number; number only; 1+ number).
3. Press SEL. DIAL flashes in the screen.
DIAL PROGRAM
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4.
5:40
PM
Press SEL again. The number is automatically dialed.
— OR —
When the number is correctly displayed for dialing, press PHONE.
1.
2.
3.
Locate the record in the call history you want to store in the directory.
If you wish to change how the number is stored, press #. The screen displays any alternate dialing sequences available for this call (area code +
number; 1 + area code + number; number only; 1+ number).
Press SEL, then press until PROGRAM flashes.
DIAL PROGRAM
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4.
PM
Press SEL three times. The screen displays:
DISTINCT RING?
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6.
N
Press or to select Y or N for distinctive ringer.
Press SEL. You will hear a confirmation beep. If you choose Y in step 5 , a D
will be displayed with the directory entry.
Display Screen Messages
Screen Displays:
When:
PRIVATE
The other party is blocking name and/or number
information.
UNKNOWN
Your phone company is unable to receive
information about this caller’s name and/or number.
* (after the name)
This caller has called you more than once.
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Basic Operation
Store a Call History Record in the Directory
Answering System Operation
Audible Indicators
Your t 2447 gives you voice prompts for feature operations and voice confirmations when you press a button or complete an operation.
Setting the Clock
Basic Operation
1.
Press TIME/SET. The system announces the clock setting, then announces:
“To Set Day and Time, press TIME/SET.”
2. Press TIME/SET.
3. Press CHANGE until the system announces the correct day, then press TIME/SET.
4. Press CHANGE until the system announces the correct hour, then press TIME/SET.
5. Press CHANGE until the system announces the correct minute, then press
TIME/SET.
6. Press CHANGE until the system announces the correct year, then press TIME/
SET. The system announces the current clock setting.
NOTES:
1. You can choose to set the time manually, or you can allow it to be
set automatically with incoming Caller ID information. The time will
be set automatically only if you subscribe to Caller ID service provided by your local telephone company.
2. To advance the minutes or years by increments of 10, press and hold
CHANGE.
About Mailboxes
This answering system has three voice mailboxes. Callers using a touch tone
phone can select the mailbox in which their messages will be recorded by pressing 1, 2 or 3. If the caller does not select a specific mailbox, their message will be
recorded in Mailbox 1.
About Announcements
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•
•
•
•
You can record two different announcements — one for normal answering
and one for when you’ve set the system to play an announcement only.
Use normal answering when you want the system to record callers’ messages. Use Announce Only when you want to give information to callers without accepting messages.
If you choose not to record an announcement, the system answers with a prerecorded announcement.
The normal answering pre-recorded announcement says: “Hello. I’m unable
to answer your call right now. Please leave your name, number and a message after the tone.” The Announce Only pre-recorded announcement says:
“Hello, I’m unable to answer your call right now. Please call again. Thank you.”
By setting Announce Only to ON or OFF, you decide which announcement
your callers will hear when the system answers a call (the system comes set
for normal answering, with Announce Only turned OFF). See Set Announce
Only, located in the Feature Summary chart later in this section, to change
your announcement selection.
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Answering System Operation
Select a feature
setting
Review/change
clock
setting;
confirm feature
settings .
Enter Answering
System
feature
setup and choose a
feature to set.....
Delete outgoing
announcements,
messages and
memos
Record Your Announcement
NOTE: If you have assigned different mailboxes to different people, be sure to
tell callers in your announcement to press 1 , 2, or 3 to leave a message in the
appropriate mailbox. For example: “Thank you for calling. To leave a message
for Bob, press 1 now. To leave a message for Sue, press 2 now. To leave a
message for Elmo, press 3 now. Or, wait for the beep, and leave your message.”
1.
2.
3.
Press MENU until you hear “Record Outgoing Message.”
Press MEMO/REC. After you hear “Now recording” followed by a beep,
speak toward the Base to record an announcement up to 90 seconds long.
Press any MAILBOX button to stop recording. The system plays back your
recorded message.
To Review Your Announcement at Any Time
1.
2.
Press MENU until you hear “Record Outgoing Message.”
Press any MAILBOX button.
To Delete Your Announcement
Press DELETE during announcement playback. The system will use the prerecorded announcement until you record a new one.
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Basic Operation
Record outgoing
announcement s ,
and memos.
Turn Answering
System on or off
Answering System Operation
Setting Up Your Answering System
You can set up one feature at a time, or you can set up the first feature and then
move on to set up the remaining features in sequence.
1. Make sure the answering system is ON.
2. Press MENU until the system announces the feature you want to set.
Refer to the Feature Summary below for a description of the features and
your choices.
3. Press CHANGE until the system announces the desired setting.
4. Press TIME/SET to confirm your selection.
5. Press MENU to move on to the next feature, or press a MAILBOX button to
save and exit Feature Setup.
Feature Summary
Default
settings
indicated by * .Description/directions:
System
announces:
Basic Operation
System announces: Description/directions:
“Set Security Code”
50*
Press CHANGE to choose the remote access code
you will use to access features and functions of the
answering system from a touch tone phone. You can
select any two digit code, from 40 to 99.
“Set Audible Message Alert ” When Message Alert is turned on, the base beeps
Off*
once every 10 seconds when new messages
On
have been received.
“Set Announce Only”
Off *
On
When you turn Announce Only On, callers hear
your announcement, but cannot leave a message.
“Set Base Ringer”
On *
Off
Turn the Base ringer on or off.
“Set Number of Rings”
2
4*
6
Toll Saver
Choose how many times the phone will ring
before the system answers a call.
With Toll Saver active, the system answers after two
rings when you have new messages and after
four rings when you have no new messages.
NOTES:
1. To advance the remote access code by increments of 10, press and hold
CHANGE.
2. You can exit Feature Setup at any time by pressing a MAILBOX button.
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Answering System Operation
Listen to, Save & Delete Messages
The system automatically saves your messages until you delete them, and can
store approximately 15 minutes of messages, memos, and announcements (up
to a maximum of 99 messages). Your caller can leave a message of up to 4
minutes in length.
Before playing a message, the system announces the day and time it was received. While the message plays, the Message Window displays the number of
the message. After playing the last message in a mailbox, the system announces
“End of messages.” If the system has less than five minutes of recording time left,
it announces remaining time.
Message Window
Adjust Playback Volume .
Skip/Quick Messages
Press to skip to the next message; press and hold to
speed up playback.
Repeat/Slow Messages
Press to repeat a message;
press twice to play the previous message; press and
hold to slow down playback.
Play Messages
Press to play messages in a
mailbox. Press again to stop
playback.
Delete Messages
To delete a message, press DELETE while
the message is playing.
Press DELETE then press a MAILBOX button to delete all old messages in that
mailbox.
You cannot delete a message until it’s been
reviewed; deleted messages cannot be
recovered.
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Basic Operation
A MAILBOX key will flash to alert you to new, unplayed messages. If all messages in a mailbox have been reviewed, the key will glow steadily. A mailbox
containing both old and new messages will play only the new messages first.
After all new messages are played, press the MAILBOX key again to hear all
messages.
Answering System Operation
Call Screening/Intercept
1. Make sure the answering system is ON, and set the message playback
volume is set above level 1 so you can hear the caller’s message.
2. If you decide to take the call, press PHONE on the Handset.
3. If you pick up an extension phone during the announcement and the announcement does not stop right away, press and release the telephone
switchhook.
Record a Memo
Basic Operation
You can record a memo up to four minutes long, which is stored as an incoming
message.
1. Press and release REC/MEMO.
2. Press a MAILBOX button to select a mailbox for the memo. After the beep,
speak toward the microphone. The Message Window displays the length of
your memo.
3. To stop recording, press the MAILBOX button again.
Message Window Display
Window Display: when:
0
No messages in any mailbox.
1 -
99
0 -
99
Total number of messages in all mailboxes, or current message number during message playback.
F
Memory is full, or total number of messages is 99.
Counting 1 to 99
Duration of memo recording or announcement (up
to 90 seconds).
99
99, (flashing)
Length of recording is more than 99 seconds.
1 - 8, (steady for
one second)
Indicates volume level selected when VOL - or VOL
+ is pressed.
40 - 99
Current Remote Access Code while setting.
A
Announce Only mode.
ON or OF
OF, steady
for one second
Displayed when any setting is changed from on or
off.
CL
Clock needs to be set.
--
System is answering a call or is in remote operation.
-- , (flashing)
System is in programming mode or initializing.
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Answering System Operation
Connect with the Answering System From a Remote Location
You can access many features of this system remotely from a touch tone phone.
1. Dial your telephone number.
2. When the system answers, enter your Remote Access Code (preset to 50).
The system beeps once and then announces the number of new messages.
3. Enter a remote command (see Remote Access Commands below).
4. Press * 0 to exit remote operation.
Voice Menu
The system has voice prompts to help you with remote operation. Press *5 to
hear the menu while remotely connected to the answering system.
Remote Access Commands
Command:
Play messages
Press #, then the appropriate mailbox number (1, 2
or 3). The system plays new messages. If there are
no new messages, the system plays old messages.
Repeat a message
Press #4 while message is playing; press #4#4 to
back up to previous message.
Skip a message
Press #6 while message is playing to advance to
the next message.
Stop
Press #5.
Save messages
Hang up.
Delete message
Press #9 while message is playing.
Review announcement
Press #7; system plays announcement, then beeps.
Record announcement
Press *7; after beep, record announcement, press
#5 to stop. System plays back announcement.
Record memo
Press *8, then mailbox number where you want
memo recorded; speak after the beep; press #5 when
finished.
End remote access call
Press *0.
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Basic Operation
Function:
Answering System Operation
Remote Access Commands (continued)
Function:
Function:
Command:
Command:
Turn system off
Press #0; the system announces, “Answering machine off.” Press #0 again to
turn the system back on.
Turn system on
When system is off, it answers after 10
rings and announces, “Please enter your
security code.” Enter your access code,
then press # 0.
Basic Operation
NOTE: If no key is pressed within 10 seconds of entering remote access, the
voice menu will be announced. After the voice menu announcement, if
no key is pressed within 20 seconds, the remote access call will automatically end.
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Batteries
Battery Care and Maintenance
•
Maximum talk time on a fully charged battery is approximately six hours.
Maximum standby time is seven days.
•
The Battery needs charging when:
— A new battery is installed in the Handset.
BATTERY LOW
— The phone beeps twice every five seconds.
— The screen displays BATTERY LOW
and the low battery icon.
•
•
Place the Handset in the base so the CHARGING light turns on.The Battery is
typically fully charged in 10 hours.
You can keep the battery fully charged by returning the Handset to the base
after each use.
If you repeatedly get a low battery indicator, even after charging overnight, the
battery should be replaced.
CAUTION: To reduce the risk of fire or injury to persons or damage to the
telephone, read and follow these instructions carefully:
Charge the battery provided with or identified for use with this
product only in accordance with the instructions and limitations
specified in the User’s Manual.
Replacing the Handset Battery
1. Remove the battery compartment cover on the Handset by pressing on the
indentation and sliding the cover downward.
2. Lift out the old battery and disconnect.
3. Align the two holes in the new battery’s plug with the socket pins, and snap
the plug into place. Snap the battery in the compartment, as described in
the Installation section (see page 7).
4. Replace the cover by sliding it up into place.
5. The new battery must be charged before using the phone. Place the Handset in the Base and allow it to charge for at least 12 hours the first charge.
The telephone might operate before that, but for best performance, let the
battery charge fully.
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Basic Operation
•
Headset Operation
Your t 2447 Handset is equipped with a 2.5mm Headset Jack for use with an optional
accessory Headset for handsfree operation. If you choose to use the Headset option,
you must obtain an optional accessory Headset, which is compatible with the t 2447.
To purchase a Headset, call VTech Customer Service at 1-800-595-9511.
Once you have a compatible 2.5mm Headset, locate the Headset Jack on the t 2447
Handset. Connect the plug on the Headset cord to the jack (under a small rubber flap)
on the cordless Handset. The plug should fit securely. Do not force the connection.
NOTE:
Basic Operation
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.
Belt Clip
The t 2447 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 Handset. The belt clip
should snap securely into place. Do not
force the connection.
To Attach
To Remove
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In Case of Difficulty
If you have difficulties in operating your phone, the suggestions below should
solve the problem. If you still have difficulties after trying these suggestions, call
VTECH Communications at 1-800-595-9511. In Canada, call VTECH Telecommunications Canada Ltd. at 1-800-267-7377.
The phone doesn’t work at all
•
•
•
Make sure the Power Cord is plugged in.
Make sure the telephone line cord is plugged firmly into the Base Unit and
the telephone wall jack.
Make sure the battery is properly charged. If you get a BATTERY LOW
message or indication, the battery 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. Contact your local telephone
company.
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 to move the appliance or the Base Unit
to another outlet.
You get noise, static, or a weak signal when you are away from the
Base Unit
•
•
You may be out of range. Either move closer to the Base, or relocate the Base
Unit.
The layout of your home may be limiting the range. Try to move the Base
Unit to another position.
•
•
•
•
Make sure you have the ringers activated. Refer to the section(s) on Handset Ringer Style/ Battery Save (see page 12) in this User’s Manual.
Make sure the telephone 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 to unplug some of the other phones.
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.
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Additional Information
The Handset does not ring when you receive a call
In Case of Difficulty
You hear noise in the Handset, and none of the keys or buttons work
•
Make sure the power cord is plugged in.
Common cure for electronic equipment
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, do the following (in the order listed):
1. Disconnect the power to the Base.
2. Disconnect the Handset battery.
3. Wait a few minutes.
4. Connect power to the Base.
5. Re-install the battery.
6. Wait for the Handset to re-establish its link with the Base. To be safe, allow
up to one minute for this to take place.
Your answering system is not recording messages
•
•
Make sure system is turned on (the ON/OFF key is illuminated).
Make sure Announce Only feature is set to OFF.
You cannot hear recorded messages
•
Using the Base volume control, raise the volume to a comfortable listening
level.
CL is flashing in the Base Message Window Display
You need to set the day and time. Refer to the section on Set the Clock (see
page 23) in this User’s Manual.
Additional Information
•
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Maintenance
Taking care of your telephone
Your cordless telephone contains sophisticated electronic parts, so it must be
treated with care.
Avoid rough treatment
Place 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 luster for
many years. Clean it only with a soft cloth slightly dampened with water or
a mild soap. Do not use excess water or cleaning solvents of any kind.
Additional Information
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.
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Warranty Statement
What does this limited warranty cover?
•
The manufacturer of this VTech product, VTech Communications, warrants
to the holder of a valid proof of purchase (“Consumer” or “you”) that the
product and all accessories provided by VTech in the sales package (“Product”) are free from material defects in material and workmanship, pursuant
to the following terms and conditions, when installed and used normally and
in accordance with operation instructions. This limited warranty extends
only to the Consumer for Products purchased and used in the United States
of America.
What will VTech Communications do if the Product is not free from
material defects in materials and workmanship during the limited warranty period (“Materially Defective Product”)?
•
During the limited warranty period, VTech’s authorized service representative
will repair or replace at VTech’s option, without charge, a Materially Defective Product. If we repair this product, we may use new or refurbished replacement parts. If we choose to replace this product, we may replace it with
a new or refurbished product of the same or similar design. VTech will return
repaired or replacement products to you in working condition. VTech will
retain defective parts, modules, or equipment. Repair or replacement of
Product, at VTech’s option, is your exclusive remedy. You should expect the
repair or replacement to take approximately 30 days.
How long is the limited warranty period?
•
The limited warranty period for the product extends for ONE (1) YEAR from the
date of purchase if we repair or replace a Materially Defective Product under
the terms of this limited warranty. This limited warranty also applies to repaired or replacement Products for a period of either (a) 90 days from the
date the repaired or replacement Product is shipped to you or (b) the time
remaining on the original one-year warranty; whichever is longer.
Additional Information
What is not covered by this limited warranty?
This limited warranty does not cover:
1. Product that has been subjected to misuse, accident, shipping or other
physical damage, improper installation, abnormal operation or handling,
neglect, inundation, fire, water or other liquid intrusion; or
2. Product that has been damaged due to repair, alteration or modification by
anyone other than an authorized service representative of VTech; or
3. Product to the extent that the problem experienced is caused by signal
conditions, network reliability or cable or antenna systems; or
4. Product to the extent that the problem is caused by use with non-VTech
electrical accessories; or
5. Product whose warranty/quality stickers, Product serial numbers
plates or electronic serial numbers have been removed, altered or
rendered illegible; or
6. Product purchased, used, serviced or shipped for repair from outside the United
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Warranty Statement
7.
8.
States, or used for commercial or institutional purposes (including but not
limited to Products used for rental purposes); or
Product returned without valid proof of purchase (see 2 below); or
Charges for installation or set up, adjustment of customer controls and installation or repair of systems outside the unit.
How do you get warranty service?
•
•
•
To obtain warranty service in the United States of America, call 1-800-5959511 for instructions regarding where to return the Product. Before calling
for service, please check the user’s manual. A check of the Product controls
and features may save you a service call.
Except as provided by applicable law, you assume the risk of loss or damage
during transit and transportation and are responsible for delivery or handling charges incurred in the transport of Product(s) to the service location.
VTech will return repaired or replaced product under this limited warranty to
you, transportation, delivery or handling charges prepaid. VTech assumes
no risk for damage or loss of the Product in transit.
If the Product failure is not covered by this limited warranty, or proof of purchase
does not meet the terms of this limited warranty, VTech will notify you and will
request that you authorize the cost of repair prior to any further repair activity.
You must pay for the cost of repair and return shipping costs for the repair of
Products that are not covered by this limited warranty.
What must you return with the Product to get warranty service?
1. Return the entire original package and contents including the Product to the
VTech service location along with a description of the malfunction or difficulty;
2. Include “valid proof of purchase” (sales receipt) identifying the Product purchased (Product model) and the date of purchase or receipt; and
3. Provide your name, complete and correct mailing address, and telephone
number.
•
This warranty is the complete and exclusive agreement between you and
VTech. It supersedes all other written or oral communications related to this
Product. VTech provides no other warranties for this product. The warranty
exclusively describes all of VTech’s responsibilities regarding the product.
There are no other express warranties. No one is authorized to make modifications to this limited warranty and you should not rely on any such modification.
State Law Rights: This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you
may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
Limitations: Implied warranties, including those of fitness for a particular
purpose and merchantability (an unwritten warranty that the product is fit for
ordinary use) are limited to one year from date of purchase. Some states do
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Additional Information
Other Limitations
Warranty Statement
not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above
limitation may not apply to you.
In no event shall VTech be liable for any indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or similar damages (including, but not limited to lost profits or revenue, inability to use the product, or other associated equipment, the cost of
substitute equipment, and claims by third parties) resulting from the use of
this product. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not
apply to you.
Additional Information
•
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FCC, ACTA and IC Regulations
This equipment complies with Parts 15 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:
VTech Communications, Inc.
Customer Service at 1-800-595-9511. In Canada, call VTech Telecommunications Canada Ltd., at 1-800-267-7377.
For repair/warranty information, the telephone company may ask you to disconnect this equipment from the line network until the problem has been corrected.
FCC Part 15
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 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:
•
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 and ACTA
If this equipment was approved for connection to the telephone network prior to
July 23, 2001, it complies with Part 68 of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules. If the equipment was approved after that date, it complies with
the Part 68 rules and with Technical Requirements for Connection of Equipment
to the Telephone Network adopted by the Administrative Council for Terminal
Attachments (ACTA). We are required to provide you with the following information.
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Additional Information
Warning: Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
FCC, ACTA and IC Regulations
1.
Product identifier and REN information
The label on the back or bottom of this equipment contains, among other things,
an identifier indicating product approval and the Ringer Equivalence Number
(REN). This information must be provided to your local telephone company upon
request. For equipment approved prior to July 23, 2001, the product identifier is
preceded by the phrase “FCC Reg No.” and the REN is listed separately. For
equipment approved after that date, the product identifier is preceded by “US”and
a colon (:), and the REN is encoded in the product identifier without a decimal
point as the sixth and seventh characters following the colon. For example, the
product identifier US:AAAEQ03T123XYZ would indicate an REN of 0.3.
The REN is used to determine how many devices you may connect to your
telephone line and still have them ring when you are called. In most, but not all
areas, the sum of all RENs should be five (5.0) or less. For more information,
please contact your local telephone company.
2.
Connection and use with the nationwide telephone network
The plug and jack used to connect this equipment to the premises wiring and the
telephone network must comply with the applicable Part 68 rules and technical
requirements adopted by ACTA. A compliant telephone cord and modular plug
is provided with this product. It is designed to be connected to a compatible
modular jack that is also compliant. An RJ11 jack should normally be used for
connecting to a single line and an RJ14 jack for two lines. See Installation
Instructions in the user’s manual. This equipment may not be used with Coin
Telephone Lines or with Party Lines. If you have specially wired alarm dialing
equipment connected to your telephone line, ensure the connection of this equipment does not disable your alarm equipment. If you have questions about what will
disable alarm equipment, consult your telephone company or a qualified installer.
3.
Repair instructions
Additional Information
If this equipment is malfunctioning, it must 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. For repair procedures, follow the instructions outlined under the Limited Warranty.
4.
Rights of the telephone company
If this equipment is causing harm to the telephone network, the telephone company may temporarily discontinue your telephone service. The telephone company is required to notify you before interrupting service. If advance notice is not
practical, you will be notified as soon as possible. You will be given the opportunity to correct the problem and the telephone company is required to inform you
of your right to file a complaint with the FCC. Your telephone company may make
changes in its facilities, equipment, operation, or procedures that could affect the
proper functioning of this product. The telephone company is required to notify
you if such changes are planned.
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FCC, ACTA and IC Regulations
5.
Hearing aid compatibility
If this product is equipped with a corded or cordless handset, it is hearing aid
compatible.
6.
Programming/testing of emergency numbers
If this product has memory dialing locations, you may choose to store police, fire
department and emergency medical service telephone numbers in these locations. If you do, please keep three things in mind:
a We recommend that you also write the telephone number on the directory
card, so that you can still dial the emergency number manually if the memory
dialing feature doesn’t work.
b This feature is provided only as a convenience, and the manufacturer assumes no responsibility for customer reliance upon the memory feature.
c Testing the emergency telephone numbers you have stored is not recommended. However, if you do make a call to an emergency number:
•
You must remain on the line and briefly explain the reason for the call
before hanging up.
•
Programming/testing of emergency numbers should be performed during off-peak hours, such as in the early morning or late evening, when
the emergency services tend to be less busy.
IC ( Industry Canada )
This telephone is registered for use in Canada.
The term “IC:” before the radio certification number only signifies that Industry
Canada technical specifications were met.
Notice: The Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) for this terminal equipment is
0.1. The REN assigned to each terminal equipment provides an indication of the
maximum number of terminals allowed to be connected to a telephone interface.
The termination on an interface may consist of any combination of devices subject only to the requirement that the sum of the Ringer Equivalence Numbers of
all the devices does not exceed five.
Before installing this equipment, users should ensure that it is permissible to be
connected to the facilities of the local telecommunications company. The equipment must also be installed using an acceptable method of connection. The
customer should be aware that compliance with the above conditions may not
prevent degradation of services in some situations.
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Additional Information
Notice: This equipment meets the applicable Industry Canada Terminal Equipment Technical Specifications. This is confirmed by the registration number. The
abbreviation, IC, before the registration number signifies that registration was
performed based on a Declaration of Conformity indicating that Industry Canada
technical specifications were met. It does not imply that Industry Canada approved the equipment.
FCC, ACTA and IC Regulations
Repairs to certified equipment should be made by an authorized Canadian
maintenance facility designated by the supplier. Any repairs or alterations made
by the user to this equipment, or equipment malfunctions, may give the telecommunications company cause to request the user to disconnect the equipment.
Users should ensure for their own protection that the electrical ground connections of the power utility, telephone lines and internal metallic water pipe system,
if present, are connected together. This precaution may be particularly important
in rural areas.
Caution: Users should not attempt to make such connections themselves, but
should contact the appropriate electrical inspection authority, or electrician, as
appropriate.
Additional Information
Your telephone is designed to operate at the maximum power allowed by the
FCC and IC. 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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The RBRC® Seal
The RBRC® Seal on the nickel-cadmium battery indicates
that VTech Communications, Inc. is voluntarily participating in an industry program to collect and recycle these
batteries at the end of their useful lives, when taken out of
service within the United States and Canada.
The RBRC® program provides a convenient alternative to placing used nickelcadmium batteries into the trash or municipal waste, which may be illegal in your
area.
VTech’s participation in RBRC® makes it easy for you to drop off the used battery
at local retailers participating in the RBRC® program or at authorized VTech
product service centers. Please call 1-800-8-BATTERY™ for information on NiCd battery recycling and disposal bans/restrictions in your area. VTech’s involvement in this program is part of its commitment to protecting our environment and
conserving natural resources.
Additional Information
RBRC® is a registered trademark of Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation.
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Technical Specifications
FREQUENCY CONTROL
WEIGHT
Handset:
Base:
Crystal controlled
PLL synthesizer
188 grams
345 grams
POWER REQUIREMENTS
TRANSMIT FREQUENCY
Base:
2410.2 - 2418.9 MHz
Handset: 912.75 - 917.10 MHz
Handset:
3.6V 400mAh Ni-Cd
Battery Pack
Base:
9V DC @ 400mA
RECEIVE FREQUENCY
Base:
912.75 - 917.10 MHz
Handset: 2410.2 - 2418.9 MHz
MEMORY
30 Channels
Speed Dial: 9 Memory locations;
up to 24 digits, 15
characters per
location
NOMINAL EFFECTIVE RANGE
Directory:
Maximum power allowed by FCC
and IC. Actual operating range may
vary according to environmental
conditions at the time of use.
CID:
CHANNELS
50 Memory locations;
up to 24 digits, 15
characters
per
location
90 Memory locations
SIZE
Additional Information
Handset: 186.01mm x 56.01mm x
36.36mm
Base:
171mm x 140.52mm
x90.09mm
42
SPECIFICATIONS ARE TYPICAL
AND MAY CHANGE WITHOUT
NOTICE.
Table Of Contents
Important Safety Instructions.................................................................1
Before You Begin...............................................................................................................3
Parts Check List......................................................................................................4
The Handset Layout......................................................................................................5
The Base Unit Layout...............................................................................................6
Getting Started...................................................................................................................7
Installation.......................................................................................................................7
Before You Install....................................................................................................7
Table/Desk Installation.....................................................................................8
Wall Mounting.......................................................................................9
Basic Operation................................................................................................................10
Telephone Operation........................................................................................................10
Handset Ringer Style/Battery Save ..............................................................12
Set Dial Mode....................................................................................12
Set Language....................................................................................12
Temporany Tone Dialing....................................................................................12
Call Forward..............................................................................................12
Display Screen Messages .................................................................................13
Speed Dial .................................................................................................14
Store a Number/Name in Memory ...................................................... 14
Edit a Number/Name Stored in Memory ............................................. 15
Delete a Number/Name Stored in Memory ........................................ 15
Dial a Speed Dial Entry ....................................................................... 15
Reassign Locations in Memory .......................................................... 16
Telephone Directory..............................................................................................17
Store a Number/Name in the Directory .........................................................17
Edit a Number/Name Stored in the Directory .................................................18
Delete a Number/Name Stored in the Directory ........................................18
Move a Number/Name to Speed Dial Memory ......................................... 19
Dial a Number from the Directory ....................................................................19
Caller ID Operation......................................................................................................20
About Call History(Caller ID)..............................................................................20
Review Call History.............................................................................................20
Delete Records from Call History...................................................................20
Dial a Displayed Number....................................................................................21
Store a Call History Record in the Directory......................... ...................21
Display Screen Messages...............................................................................21
Answering System Operation ............................................................................22
Audible Indicators ..........................................................................................22
Setting the Clock.........................................................................................22
About Mailboxes ..........................................................................................22
About Announcements...................................................................................22
Record Your Announcement ......................................................................23
Setting up Your Answering System................................................................24
Table Of Contents
Feature Summary..........................................................................................24
Listen to, Save & Delete Messages..............................................................25
Call Screening/Intercept ................................................................................26
Record a Memo ................................................................................................26
Message Window Display .........................................................................26
Connect with the Answering System From a Remote Location................27
Voice Menu.....................................................................................................27
Remote Access Commands ...................................................................27
Batteries.................................................................................................................... 29
Battery Care and Maintenance.................................................................29
Replacing the Handset Battery .............................................................29
Headset Operation................................................................................................30
Belt Clip.................................................................................................................. 30
Additional Information..............................................................................................31
In Case of Difficulty....................................................................................................31
Maintenance..................................................................................................................33
Warranty Statement..................................................................................................34
FCC, ACTA and IC Regulations.........................................................................37
The RBRC Seal.........................................................................................41
Technical Specifications..............................................................................................42
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VTECH TELECOMMUNICATIONS LTD.
A member of THE VTECH GROUP OF COMPANIES.
Distributed in the U.S.A. by VTech Communications, Inc. Beaverton,
Oregon, 97008
Distributed in Canada by VTech Telecommunications Canada Ltd. 7671
Alderbridge Way, Richmond, B.C. V6X 1Z9.
Copyright 2004 for VTECH TELECOMMUNICATIONS LTD.
Printed in China
91-5792-10-00
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