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Cat. No. 43-1111
OWNER’S MANUAL
Please read before using this equipment.
ET-1111
900 MHz Digital Spread Spectrum
Cordless Telephone
with Caller ID/Call Waiting ID
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FEATURES
Your RadioShack ET-1111 900 MHz
Digital Spread Spectrum Cordless Telephone uses advanced cordless telephone technology to give you superior
audio quality and extended range.
The ET-1111’s Caller ID unit records
each caller’s telephone number (and
name, if available in your area) and the
day and time of the call, as provided by
your local phone company to Caller ID
service subscribers. If you subscribe to
Call Waiting with Caller ID, the ET-1111
can show you the incoming caller information, even when you are already on
the phone.
Your ET-1111 has these features:
900 MHz Operation — provides longer
range and less interference than many
other cordless phones.
Spread Spectrum Technology —
spreads the signal across several frequencies, providing additional security
for your phone conversations.
Caller ID Memory — stores up to 50
Caller ID records.
3-Line Liquid Crystal Display — lets
you view an entire Caller ID record on
one screen.
10-Number Memory Dialing — lets you
store up to 10 numbers in memory for
easy dialing.
Volume Control — lets you adjust the
volume you hear through the handset.
Adjustable Ringer — lets you choose
high or low volume for the ET-1111’s
ringer.
Page/Find — lets you send a signal
from the base to the handset to page
someone or to help you locate the handset if you have misplaced it.
Facedown or Faceup Handset Charging — you can place the handset on the
base facedown or faceup (to show the
Caller ID display, for example).
Ample Talk and Standby Time — the
supplied battery (when fully charged)
provides about 4 hours of talk time or 7
days of standby time.
20 Channels — automatically selects a
clear channel when you make or answer
a call.
Security Access-Protection Code —
automatically prevents other cordless
phone users from using your phone line
while the handset is off the base.
Redial — lets you quickly redial the last
number dialed.
Flash — sends an electronic switchhook signal for use with special phone
services, such as Call Waiting.
© 1999 Tandy Corporation.
All Rights Reserved.
RadioShack is a registered trademark used by Tandy Corporation.
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Tone/Pulse Dialing — lets you use either type of service, and you can easily
switch from pulse to tone dialing for
long-distance, bank-by-phone, or other
special services.
Auto Talk — you can set the phone so
you can answer a call simply by lifting
the handset from the base.
Any Key Answer — you can set the
phone so you can press any key on the
handset to answer a call when the handset is away from the base.
Hearing-Aid Compatibility — lets you
use your phone with hearing aids that
have a T (telephone) switch.
Important Caller ID Information
To use the phone’s Caller ID and Caller
ID with Call Waiting features, you must
be in an area where those services are
available and you must subscribe to
those services through your local phone
company.
Where Caller ID is offered, one or more
options are generally available:
• caller’s number only
• caller’s name only
• caller’s name and number
WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire or
shock hazard, do not expose this product to rain
or moisture.
This telephone has been tested and
found to comply with all applicable FCC
standards and is UL listed.
We recommend you record your
phone’s serial number here. The number is on the bottom of the base.
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK.
DO NOT OPEN.
!
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE
COVER OR BACK. NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING
TO QUALIFIED PERSONNEL.
Serial Number __________________
This symbol is intended to alert
you to the presence of uninsulated dangerous voltage within
the product’s enclosure that might
be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock. Do
not open the product’s case.
!
This symbol is intended to inform
you that important operating and
maintenance instructions are
included in the literature accompanying this product.
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Important:
• Cordless phones such as this one
require AC power to operate. When
the AC power is off, you cannot dial
out or receive incoming calls using
your ET-1111. To be safe, you
should also have a phone that does
not need AC power to operate (not a
cordless phone) so you can still
make and receive calls if there is an
AC power failure.
• When the battery pack is completely
discharged, the ET-1111 loses the
security access-protection code
connection between the base and
the handset. Recharge or replace
the battery pack and place the
handset on the base to restore the
code.
READ THIS BEFORE
INSTALLATION
We have designed your phone to conform to federal regulations and you can
connect it to most phone lines. However,
each device that you connect to the telephone line draws power from the line.
We refer to this power draw as the
phone’s ringer equivalence number, or
REN. The REN is on the bottom of your
phone.
If you use more than one phone or other
device on the line, add up all the RENs.
If the total is more than five, your phones
might not ring. In rural areas, a total
REN of three might impair ringer operation. If ringer operation is impaired, remove one of the devices from the line.
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FCC STATEMENT
Your telephone complies with Part 68 of
FCC Rules. You must, upon request,
provide the FCC registration number
and the REN to your phone company.
These numbers are on the bottom of the
base.
You must not connect your phone to any
of the following:
• coin-operated systems
• party-line systems
• most electronic key phone systems
This equipment complies with the limits
for a Class B digital device as specified
in Part 15 of FCC Rules. These limits
provide reasonable protection against
radio and TV interference in a residential
area. However, your equipment might
cause TV or radio interference even
when it is operating properly. To eliminate interference, you can try one or
more of the following corrective measures.
• Reorient or relocate the receiving
antenna.
• Increase the distance between the
equipment and the radio or TV.
• Use outlets on different electrical circuits for the equipment and the radio or TV.
Consult your local RadioShack store if
the problem still exists.
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CONTENTS
Installation ............................................................................................................... 6
Mounting the Phone ........................................................................................... 6
On a Desk .................................................................................................... 6
On a Wall Plate or Wall ................................................................................ 7
Connecting and Charging the Battery Pack ....................................................... 8
Setting the Dialing Mode .................................................................................... 9
Setting the Ringer’s Volume ............................................................................. 10
Setting Auto Talk .............................................................................................. 10
Turning Caller ID/Call Waiting On/Off ............................................................... 10
Storing Your Area Code ................................................................................... 11
Telephone Operation ............................................................................................
Making and Receiving Calls .............................................................................
Adjusting the Handset Volume .........................................................................
Using Redial .....................................................................................................
Using Flash ......................................................................................................
Using Tone Services on a Pulse Line ...............................................................
Paging ..............................................................................................................
Memory Dialing ................................................................................................
Storing a Name and Number in Memory ...................................................
Editing or Deleting a Number in Memory ...................................................
Entering a Pause .......................................................................................
Reviewing Memory Numbers .....................................................................
Dialing a Memory Number .........................................................................
Chain-Dialing Service Numbers .................................................................
Testing Stored Emergency Numbers .........................................................
Using a Headset ...............................................................................................
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Caller ID Operation ...............................................................................................
Reviewing Caller ID Records ...........................................................................
Storing a Caller ID Record to Memory .............................................................
Dialing Numbers from a Caller ID Record ........................................................
Deleting Caller ID Records ...............................................................................
Caller ID Messages ...................................................................................
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Troubleshooting .................................................................................................... 21
Care and Maintenance ..........................................................................................
Replacing the Battery Pack ..............................................................................
The FCC Wants You to Know ...........................................................................
Lightning ...........................................................................................................
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INSTALLATION
MOUNTING THE PHONE
You can place the ET-1111’s base on a
desk or table, mount it on a standard
wall plate, or mount it directly on a wall.
Choose a location that is:
• near an AC outlet
• near a telephone line jack
jack, you can update the wiring
yourself, using jacks and adapters
available from your local RadioShack store. Or, you can let the
telephone company update the wiring for you.
• The USOC number of the jack to be
installed is RJ11C, or RJ11W for a
wall plate jack.
• out of the way of normal activities
• away from electrical machinery,
electrical appliances, metal walls or
filing cabinets, wireless intercoms,
alarms, and room monitors
• away from other cordless phones
The base’s location affects the handset’s range. If you have a choice of several locations, try each to see which
provides the best performance.
Caution: You must use a Class
2 power source that supplies 9
volts DC and delivers at least
350 mA. Its center tip must be set to
positive and its plug must fit the ET1111's DC IN 9V jack. The supplied
adapter meets these specifications. Using an adapter that does not meet these
specifications could damage the ET1111 or the adapter.
On a Desk
Follow these steps when you place the
base on a desk or table.
1. Plug one end of the supplied long
modular cord into the TEL LINE jack
on the back of the base.
!
The supplied RadioShack adapter was
designed specifically for your ET-1111.
Use only the supplied adapter.
Notes:
• Your telephone connects directly to
a modular phone line jack. If your
phone line jack is not a modular
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2. Plug the modular cord’s other end
into a modular phone line jack.
3. Insert the supplied AC adapter’s
barrel plug into the DC IN 9V jack on
the back of the base.
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4. Route the adapter’s cord through
the strain relief slot on the bottom of
the base.
4. Plug the modular cord’s other end
into the wall plate jack, then align
the base’s keyhole slots with the
wall plate studs and slide the base
downward to secure it.
5. Plug the adapter into a standard AC
outlet.
5. Plug the adapter into a standard AC
outlet.
6. Lift the base’s antenna to a vertical
position.
6. Press and lift out the handset holder, rotate it 180°, then snap it back
into place so it holds the handset.
On a Wall Plate or Wall
1. Plug one end of the supplied short
modular cord into the TEL LINE jack
on the back of the base as in “On a
Desk Top,” Step 1, on Page 6.
2. Insert the supplied AC adapter’s
barrel plug into the DC IN 9V jack as
in “On a Desk,” Step 3, on Page 6.
3. Route the adapter and modular
cords through the grooves on the
bottom of the base.
7. Lift the base’s antenna to a vertical
position.
Note: To mount the ET-1111 directly on
a wall, you need two screws (not supplied) with heads that fit into the keyhole
slots on the bottom of the base.
Follow the steps under “On a Wall Plate
or Wall,” then apply these additional instructions for placement on a wall.
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1. Drill two holes 3 /16
inches (100 mm) apart.
Then thread a screw
into each hole, letting
the
heads
extend
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about /16 inch (8 mm)
from the wall.
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2. Plug one end of the supplied long
modular cord into the TEL LINE jack
on the back of the base.
1. Press down and slide off the battery
pack compartment cover as shown.
3. Route the adapter and modular
cords through the grooves on the
bottom of the base.
2. Lift the battery pack out of the compartment.
3. Plug the battery pack’s connector into the socket in the compartment
(the connector fits only one way).
4. Align the base’s keyhole slots with
the mounting screws and slide the
base downward to secure it.
4. Replace the cover.
To charge the battery pack, place the
handset either faceup or facedown on
the base. The CHARGE/IN USE indicator on the base lights and Total:00
appears on the handset display.
CONNECTING AND
CHARGING THE BATTERY
PACK
The ET-1111 comes with a rechargeable Ni-Cd battery pack in the handset
but not connected. Before using your
phone, you must connect the battery
pack, then charge it for about 24 hours.
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Recharge the battery pack when the
handset beeps every 3 seconds and
Low Battery flashes on the display
during a call. You cannot make another
call until you recharge the battery pack.
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Important: Be sure the battery pack is
properly connected before you try to
charge it. The CHARGE/INUSE indicator lights when the handset is on the
base, even if the battery pack is not connected.
Notes:
• When you first use the phone after
charging or recharging the battery
pack, the phone might not work and
you might hear an error tone when
you press TALK. If this happens, return the handset to the base for
about 5 seconds. This resets the security access-protection code.
• If the handset’s battery pack is completely depleted, the security access-protection code might be lost.
To reset the code, return the handset to the base for about 5 seconds.
• Using a pencil eraser, clean the
charging contacts on the handset
and the base about once a month.
• If the display is blank and the phone
does not work, recharge the battery
pack. (The battery power might be
too low to light the display.)
• If you are not going to use your
phone for an extended period of
time, disconnect the battery pack.
This increases the battery pack’s
usable life.
• The supplied battery pack should
last for about a year. When it loses
its ability to fully recharge, order a
replacement battery pack from your
local RadioShack store (see “Replacing the Battery Pack” on
Page 24).
SETTING THE DIALING
MODE
Set PULSE/TONE on the back of the
base for the type of service you have. If
you are not sure which type you have,
once the battery pack is fully charged,
perform this test.
1. Be sure PULSE/TONE is set to
TONE.
• About once a month, fully discharge
the battery pack by keeping the
handset off the base until Low
Battery flashes with the phone
off-hook. Otherwise, the battery
pack loses its ability to fully recharge.
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2. Lift the handset, press TALK, and
listen for a dial tone.
TA LK
3. Press any number other than 0.
SETTING AUTO TALK
Your phone is preset so you must press
TALK to answer a call. With auto talk
turned on, you can answer a call by just
lifting the handset from the base, or, if
the handset is away from the base, by
pressing any key.
Follow these steps to turn auto talk on or
off.
Note: If your phone system requires
that you dial an access code (9, for
example) before you dial an outside
number, do not dial the access code
either.
If the dial tone stops, you have
touch-tone service. Leave PULSE/
TONE set to TONE.
If the dial tone continues, you have
pulse service. Set PULSE/TONE to
PULSE.
SETTING THE RINGER’S
VOLUME
Lift the handset from the base or leave
the handset faceup on the base. Press
or
(except during a call) to set the
ringer volume. The phone rings at the
selected volume and the display shows
Ringer High or Ringer Low.
1. Lift the handset and press FUNCTION. A menu appears with Auto
Talk selected.
2. Press SELECT to change the auto
talk setting. On or Off appears indicating the selected setting.
3. To clear the display when you finish,
press FUNCTION or return the handset to the base.
TURNING CALLER ID/
CALL WAITING ON/OFF
If you have Call Waiting with Caller ID
service, you can set the ET-1111 to
show Caller ID information for an incoming call even while you are already on
the phone.
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Follow these steps to turn the Caller ID/
Call Waiting feature on or off.
1. Lift the handset and press FUNCTION.
2. Press
to move the cursor to
CIDCW (Caller ID/Call Waiting).
3. Press SELECT to change the Caller
ID/Call Waiting setting. On or Off
appears indicating the selected setting.
take, press DELETE until the incorrect entry is deleted, then enter the
correct number.
Note: To delete an old area code,
press DELETE three times. Then enter your area code.
4. Press SELECT to store the area
code, then press FUNCTION or return the handset to the base to clear
the display.
4. Press FUNCTION or return the handset to the base to store the new setting.
STORING YOUR AREA
CODE
To quickly dial a number from a Caller
ID record (see “Dialing Numbers from a
Caller ID Record” on Page 19) or to correctly store a number from a record into
a memory dialing location (see “Storing
a Caller ID Record to Memory” on
Page 18), you must store your local area
code in the ET-1111’s memory. Then,
when you dial from a Caller ID record,
the ET-1111 skips the area code if it
matches the one you stored.
Follow these steps to store your area
code.
1. Lift the handset and press FUNCTION.
2. Press
to move the cursor to Area
Code.
3. Press SELECT, then enter your 3digit area code. If you make a mis11
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TELEPHONE OPERATION
MAKING AND RECEIVING
CALLS
To make a call, lift the handset and
press TALK (the CHARGE/IN USE indicator on the base lights), then dial the
number. You view the number as you dial, then (after a few seconds) the call’s
elapsed time.
USING REDIAL
You can quickly dial the last number dialed. Lift the handset and press TALK,
then press REDIAL/PAUSE.
Notes:
• You can also dial the number before
you press TALK.
• If you make a mistake, press DELETE to remove the incorrect digits,
then enter the correct number.
• To delete the entire number, press
and hold DELETE for about 1 second.
To answer a call, lift the handset from
the base and press TALK. If auto talk is
on, just lift the handset from the base,
or, if the handset is away from the base,
press any key.
To end a call, place the handset on the
base or press TALK.
ADJUSTING THE
HANDSET VOLUME
To adjust the volume of the sound you
hear through the handset during a call,
press
or . You can adjust the handset volume to Volume Low, Volume
Medium, Volume High, or Volume
Maximum.
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Notes:
• You can also press REDIAL/PAUSE
(so you view the stored number)
first, then press TALK.
• The redial memory holds up to 32
digits, so you can redial longdistance as well as local numbers.
• The redial memory also holds pause
entries. See “Entering a Pause” on
Page 15.
USING FLASH
Flash performs the electronic equivalent of a switchhook operation for special services, such as Call Waiting.
TA LK
For example, if you have Call Waiting,
press FLASH to answer an incoming call
without disconnecting the current call.
Press FLASH again to return to the first
call.
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Note: If you do not have any special
phone services, pressing FLASH might
disconnect the current call.
To have the handset beep for a full
minute, hold down PAGE/FIND for 2 seconds. To stop the beeping, press TALK
twice.
USING TONE SERVICES
ON A PULSE LINE
Some special services, such as bankby-phone, require tone signals. If you
have pulse dialing, you can still use
these special tone services by following
these steps.
1. Be sure PULSE/TONE is set to
PULSE.
2. Dial the service’s main number.
3. When the service answers, press
TONE( ). Any additional numbers
you dial are sent as tone signals.
MEMORY DIALING
You can store up to ten phone numbers
and names in memory, then dial a stored
number by entering its memory location
number.
Each stored number can be up to 20
digits, and each name can be up to 14
characters.
Storing a Name and Number in
Memory
4. To reset the phone to pulse dialing,
hang up or press FLASH (see “Using
Flash” on Page 12).
PAGING
To page the person who has the handset or to locate the handset when the
phone is not in use, press PAGE/FIND located on the base. The handset beeps
for 2 seconds.
Notes:
• An error tone sounds and the phone
exits the storing process if you wait
more than 20 seconds between
each key press.
• If you receive a call during memory
entry, the phone exits the storing
process.
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Follow these steps to store a number in
memory.
1. Lift the handset.
2. Hold down MEM until Memory
Store and a list of memory location numbers appears.
• If you make a mistake, move the
cursor over the error, then enter the
correct character, or press DELETE
to delete a character. To delete all
the characters, hold down DELETE
for at least 1 second.
TA LK
3. Choose a memory location (1–0) by
pressing a number or by repeatedly
pressing
or .
4. To store a name, press SELECT.
Store Name appears.
If you do not want to enter a name,
skip to Step 6. <Memory n> will be
stored as the name (n is the location
number you selected).
5. To enter a name, use
or
to select the characters and
or
to
move the cursor.
Repeatedly press
to view the
characters in alphabetical order.
(The display shows uppercase letters first, then lowercase letters,
numbers, and special characters.)
Notes:
• Press
to view the characters in
reverse alphabetical order.
• You can hold down
or
to scroll
rapidly through the characters.
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6. Press SELECT. Store Number appears.
7. Enter the phone number and any
tone or pause entries (see “Using
Tone Services on a Pulse Line” on
Page 13 and “Entering a Pause” on
Page 15).
8. Press SELECT. The phone beeps
and Memory n Stored appears.
After 2 seconds, Memory Store
appears, and you can repeat Steps
3–8 to store more numbers.
9. When you finish, press MEM to exit
the Memory Store display.
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For each stored number, write the person’s or company’s name next to the appropriate location number on the
supplied memory directory sticker. Peel
the backing from the sticker and attach it
to the phone as shown.
Delete Memory n. The display
prompts you to confirm the deletion.
Move the cursor to Yes or No, then
press SELECT or DELETE. The
phone beeps, and Memory n Deleted appears.
Go Back. Returns you to the list of
memory numbers.
Entering a Pause
To replace a stored number, simply store
a new one in its place.
Editing or Deleting a Number in
Memory
Follow these steps to edit or delete a
memory number.
In some telephone systems, you must
dial an access code (9, for example) and
wait for a second dial tone before you
can dial an outside number. You can
store the access code with the phone
number. However, you should also store
a pause after the access code to allow
the outside line time to connect. To enter a 2-second pause, press REDIAL/
PAUSE. P appears on the display. You
can add more pause entries for a longer
pause.
1. Lift the handset.
2. Hold down MEM until Memory
Store and a list of memory location numbers appear on the display.
3. Choose a memory location (1–0) by
pressing a number or by repeatedly
pressing .
4. Press SELECT. A menu appears
with the three options listed below.
Press
to choose an option, follow
the instructions listed, then press
SELECT.
Edit Memory n. Edit the record as
described in Steps 5 through 8 of
“Storing a Name and Number in
Memory” on Page 13.
Reviewing Memory Numbers
To review your memory numbers, press
MEM. The list of memory location numbers (1–0) appears with the name stored
with each number (or <Memory n> if
you did not store a name).
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To view the stored phone numbers,
press
. An arrow to the right of the
number means it is longer than 14 digits.
Press
again to view the rest of the
number. Repeatedly press
to return
to the name display.
To exit the memory number list, press
MEM.
To view a stored name and phone number at the same time, press SELECT
when the cursor is by a memory location
number. To exit this display, hold down
DELETE until the display clears.
Dialing a Memory Number
To dial a number stored in memory, lift
the handset and press MEM. The list of
memory location numbers appears.
Choose a memory location (1–0) by
pressing a number or by repeatedly
pressing
or , then press TALK.
Testing Stored Emergency
Numbers
If you store an emergency service’s
number (police department, fire department, ambulance) and you choose to
test the stored number, make the test
call during the late evening or early
morning hours to avoid peak demand
periods. Also, remain on the line to explain the reason for your call.
USING A HEADSET
You can make or answer calls with
hands-free convenience using an optional headset that has a 3/32-inch (2.5mm) plug. Contact your local RadioShack store for a suitable headset.
To connect the headset, pull open the
rubber cover marked
on the side of
the handset, then insert the headset’s
plug into the jack.
You can also dial a memory number by
pressing TALK first, then pressing MEM
and entering a memory location number.
Chain-Dialing Service Numbers
For quick recall of numbers for special
services (such as bank by phone), store
each group of numbers in its own memory location.
Dial the service’s main number first.
Then, at the appropriate place in the
call, press MEM and enter the number
for the location where the additional information is stored.
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Notes:
• Connecting a headset disconnects
the handset’s earpiece and microphone.
•
or on the handset also controls
the headset’s volume.
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• If you place the handset on the base
to recharge it while the headset is
connected, be sure the handset
seats properly.
With a headset connected, you can
make or answer calls as usual using the
keys on the handset.
You can use a handset holder (available
from your local RadioShack store) to
hang the handset on your belt for greater
convenience.
When you finish using the headset, disconnect it from the handset and close the
rubber cover to protect the jack.
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CALLER ID OPERATION
If you subscribe to Caller ID service from
your phone company, the phone company sends information about the call, as
well as the time and date, between the
first and second rings of every call you
receive.
The ET-1111 displays this information
when it receives a call, and it stores up
to 50 Caller ID records for later review. It
also shows if caller information is unavailable or if the name and number
were blocked by the caller (see “Caller
ID Messages” on Page 20).
If you subscribe to Call Waiting with
Caller ID, you will hear a tone through
the handset when a call comes in, then
the Caller ID record appears. If you want
to answer the incoming call, press
FLASH. To resume the previous phone
conversation, press FLASH again.
If the ET-1111’s Caller ID memory becomes full, any new call replaces the
oldest call’s record.
REVIEWING CALLER ID
RECORDS
To review the Caller ID records, lift the
handset and press CALL ID. The number
of new Caller ID records, if any, and the
total number of records appears.
Note: If the handset is faceup on the
base, it shows the number of Caller ID
records, so you can see if you have new
records to review.
Repeatedly press
to scroll through
the Caller ID records from the newest to
the oldest, or
to scroll back through
the records. To scroll quickly through the
records, hold down
or .
When you scroll past the last record,
End appears. When you scroll past the
first record, the record totals appear.
The top line of each record shows the
date, time and the number of calls from
that number. The second line shows the
caller’s name, and the third line shows
the caller’s phone number.
STORING A CALLER ID
RECORD TO MEMORY
Follow these steps to store the name
and number from a Caller ID record into
a memory location.
1. Recall the Caller ID record you want
to store, then press MEM. Select
Location appears.
2. Choose a memory location (1–0) by
pressing a number or by repeatedly
pressing
or
, then press SELECT.
If the selected location is empty, the
phone beeps to confirm that it
stored the number, then the Caller
ID record appears.
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If a record exists in the selected location, Replace Memory? appears, prompting you to confirm the
replacement. Press
or
to move
the cursor to Yes or No, then press
SELECT.
To delete all the records at once, press
CALL ID so the record totals appear,
then press DELETE. Delete All? ap-
pears, prompting you to confirm the deletion. Press
or
to move the cursor
to Yes or No, then press SELECT or DELETE.
DIALING NUMBERS FROM
A CALLER ID RECORD
To dial a local number stored in a Caller
ID record, recall the record, then press
TALK. If it is a long distance call, press 1
(1 appears before the displayed number) before you press TALK.
Note: If a Caller ID record does not contain a phone number (if it was blocked
by the caller, for example) you cannot
dial from that record.
DELETING CALLER ID
RECORDS
You can delete Caller ID records individually or all at once.
To delete a single record, recall it, then
press DELETE. Delete Message?
appears, prompting you to confirm the
deletion. Press
or
to move the cursor to Yes or No, then press SELECT or
DELETE.
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Caller ID Messages
Display
Description
New :XX
Total:XX
Shows the number of new Caller ID records
(records you have not reviewed) and the total
number of records.
Private Name
The caller has blocked the Caller ID information
from being sent.
or
Private Number
Unknown Name
The caller is not within a Caller ID service area.
or
Unknown Number
Incomplete Data
Appears if there was an error during the transmission of Caller ID information. Minor electrical
disturbances can affect Caller ID information.
Occasional errors are normal. If the phone frequently displays Incomplete Data, contact
your local telephone company or RadioShack
store for assistance.
End
Appears when you scroll past the oldest Caller
ID record.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
We do not expect you to have any problems with your phone, but if you do, the following suggestions might help.
Problem
The phone does not work or works
poorly.
Suggestion
Be sure the base’s phone line cord and
AC adapter are correctly and securely
connected.
Be sure the battery pack in the handset
is connected and charged.
Return the handset to the base for a few
seconds to reset the security accessprotection code.
The display flashes slowly when the
handset is faceup on the base.
Be sure the battery pack in the handset
is properly connected.
The handset stops working or works
poorly during a call.
Move the handset closer to the base.
Lift the base’s antenna to a fully vertical
position.
Be sure the handset’s battery pack is
charged. (If the battery pack power is
too low, it does not have enough power
to light the Low Battery indicator on
the display.)
Low volume or unusual sounds.
Someone has picked up another phone
on the same line. Hang up the other
phone.
Severe noise interference.
Keep the handset away from computers, remote control toys, wireless microphones, alarm systems, intercoms,
room monitors, fluorescent lights, and
electrical appliances.
Move to another location or turn off the
source of interference.
Hang up and redial the number.
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Problem
The phone cannot be operated at a
useful distance from the base
because the signal becomes weak
or noisy (handset’s range has
decreased).
Suggestion
Lift the base’s antenna to a fully vertical
position.
Be sure neither the handset’s nor base’s
antenna is touching a metal surface.
Recharge the battery pack.
The handset battery pack does not
charge.
Check the charging contacts on the
handset and base. If they are dirty, clean
them with a pencil eraser.
Be sure the battery pack is properly connected.
Be sure the handset is properly seated
on the base.
Replace the battery pack (see “Replacing the Battery Pack” on Page 24).
Handset does not ring or receive a
page.
Lift the base’s antenna to a fully vertical
position.
Move the handset closer to the base.
Move the base away from other electrical devices.
Recharge the battery pack.
You have an incoming call, but do
not receive any Caller ID information.
Let the phone ring twice before you
answer so the system has time to record
the Caller ID information.
Check that the system is correctly and
securely connected.
Call your phone company to verify that
your Caller ID service is active.
If you still have problems, disconnect the phone. If other phones on the same line
work properly, the fault is in this phone or its installation. If you cannot find the problem, take your ET-1111 to your local RadioShack store for assistance.
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CARE AND MAINTENANCE
Your RadioShack ET-1111 900 MHz Digital Spread Spectrum Cordless Telephone
is an example of superior design and craftsmanship. The following suggestions will
help you care for your ET-1111 so you can enjoy it for years.
Keep the ET-1111 dry. If it gets wet, wipe it dry immediately. Liquids
might contain minerals that can corrode the electronic circuits.
Use and store the ET-1111 only in normal temperature environments.
Temperature extremes can shorten the life of electronic devices, damage batteries, and distort or melt plastic parts.
Keep the ET-1111 away from dust and dirt, which can cause premature
wear of parts.
Handle the ET-1111 gently and carefully. Dropping it can damage circuit boards and cases and can cause the ET-1111 to work improperly.
Use only fresh batteries of the required size and recommended type.
Batteries can leak chemicals that damage your ET-1111’s electronic
parts.
Wipe the ET-1111 with a damp cloth occasionally to keep it looking
new. Do not use harsh chemicals, cleaning solvents, or strong detergents to clean the ET-1111.
Modifying or tampering with the ET-1111’s internal components can cause a malfunction and might invalidate its warranty and void your FCC authorization to operate it. If your ET-1111 is not performing as it should, take it to your local
RadioShack store for assistance. If the trouble is affecting the telephone lines, the
phone company can ask you to disconnect your ET-1111 until you have resolved
the problem.
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REPLACING THE
BATTERY PACK
If you follow the instructions in “Connecting and Charging the Battery Pack” on
Page 8, the battery pack should last
about one year. If the battery pack does
not hold a charge for more than 2 hours
after an overnight charge, replace it with
a new 3.6V, 600 mAh battery pack with
a connector that fits the socket in the
battery compartment. You can order a
replacement battery pack through your
local RadioShack store.
Install the new battery pack as described below, then charge it for about
24 hours.
1. Press down and slide off the battery
pack compartment cover as shown.
2. Lift the battery pack out of the compartment, then gently pull on the
battery connector to disconnect it.
3. Insert the new battery pack’s connector into the socket in the compartment and place the battery pack
into the compartment.
4. Replace the cover.
Cautions:
• You must use a replacement battery
pack of the same size and type.
• Do not dispose of the battery pack in
a fire because it might explode.
• Do not open or mutilate the battery
pack.
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• Be careful not to short the battery
pack by touching the connector’s
pins with conducting materials, such
as rings, bracelets, and keys. The
battery pack or conductor might
overheat and burn.
If you have trouble replacing the battery
pack, take the phone to your local RadioShack store for assistance.
Important: This product contains a rechargeable nickel-cadmium battery
pack. At the end of the battery pack’s
useful life, it must be recycled or disposed of properly. Contact your local,
county, or state hazardous waste management authorities for information on
recycling or disposal programs in your
area. Some options that might be available are: municipal curb-side collection,
drop-off boxes at retailers such as your
local RadioShack store, recycling collection centers, and mail-back programs.
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THE FCC WANTS YOU TO
KNOW
In the unlikely event that your phone
causes problems on the phone line, the
phone company can temporarily discontinue your service. If this happens, the
phone company attempts to notify you in
advance. If advance notice is not practical, the phone company notifies you as
soon as possible and advises you of
your right to file a complaint with the
FCC.
Also, the phone company can make
changes to its lines, equipment, operations, or procedures that could affect the
operation of this telephone. The telephone company notifies you of these
changes in advance, so you can take
the necessary steps to prevent interruption of your telephone service.
Your phone might cause TV or radio interference even when it is operating
properly. To determine whether your
phone is causing the interference, turn
off your phone. If the interference goes
away, your phone is causing it. Try to
eliminate the interference by:
If you cannot eliminate the interference,
the FCC requires that you stop using
your phone.
Some cordless telephones operate on
frequencies that might 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.
LIGHTNING
Your telephone has built-in lightning protection to reduce the risk of damage
from surges in telephone line and power
line current. This lightning protection
meets or exceeds FCC requirements.
However, lightning striking the telephone or power lines can damage your
telephone.
Lightning damage is not common. Nevertheless, if you live in an area that has
severe electrical storms, we suggest
that you unplug your phone during
storms to reduce the possibility of damage.
• moving your phone away from the
receiver
• connecting your phone to an AC
outlet that is on a different electrical
circuit from the receiver
• contacting your local RadioShack
store for help
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NOTES
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Limited One-Year Warranty
This product is warranted by RadioShack against manufacturing defects in material and workmanship under normal use for one (1) year from the date of purchase from RadioShack company-owned
stores and authorized RadioShack franchisees and dealers. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, RadioShack MAKES NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING
THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED
IN DURATION TO THE DURATION OF THE WRITTEN LIMITED WARRANTIES CONTAINED
HEREIN. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, RadioShack SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY TO CUSTOMER OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY WITH RESPECT TO ANY
LIABILITY, LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY BY USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCT OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF THIS WARRANTY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM INCONVENIENCE, LOSS
OF TIME, DATA, PROPERTY, REVENUE, OR PROFIT OR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF RadioShack HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE
POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Some states do not allow the limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or the exclusion of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you.
In the event of a product defect during the warranty period, take the product and the RadioShack
sales receipt as proof of purchase date to any RadioShack store. RadioShack will, at its option, unless otherwise provided by law: (a) correct the defect by product repair without charge for parts and
labor; (b) replace the product with one of the same or similar design; or (c) refund the purchase
price. All replaced parts and products, and products on which a refund is made, become the property of RadioShack. New or reconditioned parts and products may be used in the performance of
warranty service. Repaired or replaced parts and products are warranted for the remainder of the
original warranty period. You will be charged for repair or replacement of the product made after the
expiration of the warranty period.
This warranty does not cover: (a) damage or failure caused by or attributable to acts of God, abuse,
accident, misuse, improper or abnormal usage, failure to follow instructions, improper installation or
maintenance, alteration, lightning or other incidence of excess voltage or current; (b) any repairs
other than those provided by a RadioShack Authorized Service Facility; (c) consumables such as
fuses or batteries; (d) cosmetic damage; (e) transportation, shipping or insurance costs; or (f) costs
of product removal, installation, set-up service adjustment or reinstallation.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from
state to state.
RadioShack Customer Relations, 200 Taylor Street, 6th Floor, Fort Worth, TX 76102
We Service What We Sell
04/99
RadioShack
A Division of Tandy Corporation
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
06A99
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