Serene CL-30 Specifications

Serene CL-30 Specifications
User 's Manual
Models CL-65, CL-30
Amplified DECT Cordless Telephone
With Talking CID & Talking Keypad
(CL-65 = 55 dB; CL-30 = 40 dB)
Thank you for purchasing this product, please read before use
(Keep this manual for future reference)
1 Product Features
2 Important safety instructions
3 Package content
4 Installation
5 Detailed features and controls
6 Answering a call
7 Making a call
8 Receiver volume control
(Amplify) function
10 Receiver tone control
Function, Talking function &
11 Automatic
Language Switches
12 Programming one-touch memories
13 Dialing from a one-touch memory
14 Change handset ringer tone and volume
15 Register a new handset to base
16 De-register all handsets
17 Dialing mode setting
18 “Battery low” warning tone
out-of-range warning tones
Handset and base default setting
Call waiting
Intercom between handsets
Forward an incoming call from handset 1 to handset 2 12
Conference call
Pause function
Handset power on / off
Trouble shooting
Warranty Service Information
FCC Registration Information
Important Safety Instructions
1. DECT 6.0 Technology ensures crystal clear conversation
2. Up to 55 dB Of amplification for CL-65 (40 dB for CL-30)
Instructions pertaining to a risk of fire, electric shock or injury to
persons. Privacy of communications may not be ensured when
using a cordless phone.
3. "AMPLIFY"key that automatically returns to the last receiver
Caution: To maintain compliance with the FCC’s RF exposure
volume setting
4. Four (4) digital tone control settings
5. High performance speakerphone
6. Two types of announcing voice (English & French)
7. Loud ringer in handset
8. Bright ring flasher in handset and base
9. Handset flasher also serves as voice-mail and new-call
10. Voice mail reminder tone every 6 minutes
11. Compatible with FSK CID (Type II) and voice mail signals
12. Extra-large keypad buttons
13. Eight one-touch memories
14. Emergency one-touch memory (dials number and turns on
15. Max link up to 5 handsets
16. Volume adjustment (5 levels)
17. Low battery warning tone; Out-of-range alarm tone
18. 10 handset ring tones
19. Intercom function
20. Three-way conference
21. On-line and Off-Line buttons
22. Battery back-up option on Base
23. Inter-changeable battery between handset and base
guideline, place the base unit 20 cm from nearby persons.
WARNING-When using electric appliances, basic precautions
should always be followed, including the following:
1. Read all the instructions before using the appliance.
2. This product uses rechargeable batteries. Do no t use any
non-rechargeable battery as charging of this type can cause
battery leakage.
3. Always disconnect phone cord to wall jack before changing
or installing batteries.
4. To reduce the risk of injury, close supervision is necessary
when an appliance is used near children.
5. Do not cont act moving parts or any exposed metal surface.
6. Only use attachments recommended or sold by the
7. Do not use outdoors. Do not use near water .
8. To disconnect, turn all controls to the off position, then
remove plug from outlet.
9. Do not unplug by pullin g on cord. To unplug, grasp the plug,
not the cord.
10. Unplug from outlet when not in use and before servicing or
11. Do not operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug,
or after the appliance malfunctions or is dropped or damaged
in any manner. Return appliance to the nearest authorized
service facility for examination, repair, or electrical or
mechanical adjustment.
12. To reduce the risk of electric shock, this appliance has a
polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other). This plug
will fit in a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not
fit fully in the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit,
contact a qualified electrician to install the proper outlet.
Do not change the plug in any way.
13. Avoid using any telephone product 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. Specifications of this product are subjected to change without
Battery and AC Power Adapter
Handset: Requires 2AAA size NiMH rechargeable batteries
(included). Do not use any non-rechargeable battery as charging
of this type can cause battery leakage. Fully charged handset
batteries can provide 100 hours of standby or 9 hours of talk time
(80 hours and 6.5 hours respectively for CL-30).
Base: Can accept four (4) user provided AAA size NiMH
rechargeable batteries for AC power outage backup purpose.
Therefore, installation of base batteries is optional. Do not use
any non-rechargeable battery as charging of this type can cause
battery leakage. Fully charged base batteries can provide ~4
hours of AC power outage backup.
Please care for the environment by disposing any used batteries
through your local community recycle center. Do not dispose any
used battery in trash bin.
Swapping Handset Batteries with Base Batteries
Handset and base batteries are inter-changeable. In the ev ent
that handset batteries are running low, it is acceptable to swap
handset batteries with two from the base. This eliminates handset
battery recharge time.
WARNING: For safety consideration, always disconnect phone
cord to wall jack before swapping batteries
Disposal of Used Batteries and Safety Information
1. Do not disp
ose of the battery in a fire as it may explode.
Please disp ose any used battery through your local
community recycle center.
2. Do not open or mutilate the battery. Released e lectrolyte is
highly corrosive and may cause damage to the eyes and skin.
It may be toxic if swallowed.
3. Exercise ca re in handling batteries in order not to short the
battery with conducting material such as rings, bracelets and
keys. Shorting a battery may overheat and cause burns.
AC Power Adapter
For your safety, please plug the provided AC power adapter into
the nearest AC outlet.
Use only UL listed Class 2 power adapter, 7.5VDC, 300 MA.
Package Content
Handset and Base
Phone Cord
2 Rechargeable
AC Power Adapter
1. Install rechargeable
batteries in handset
(included) and base
(batteries not included)
as shown.
2. Connect AC adapter
and phone cord to the
base as shown.
3. Charge the handset in
the base 10 hours or
overnight before initial use.
Detailed Features and Controls
button: Press to end a call.
6. Auto-Amplifier Switch: Enables automatic
(6, 7 & 7B are located in battery compartment).
7. Talking CID/ Keypad Switch:Enables Talking CID and Talk
-Back feature
7B. Language Switch: Select either English or French voice
8. Keypad: Standard phone keypad
(Amplify) button with indicator: Press to engage extra
handset receiver amplification.
button: Press to make or answer a call. During a call,
press to engage speakerphone.
button: For tone control and ringer tone setting.
button: For tone control and ringer volume setting.
M1 button:
One-touch memory that activates
14. Speaker: Handset ringer & speakerphone
VOLUME Up/Down (side): For receiver
& speakerphone volume.
16. Battery Compartment Cover
17. Base Flasher / In-Use Indicator
18. One-Touch Memory Directory Label
1. In-Use / Ring Flasher / Voice mail / Missed Call indicator:
It flashes slowly if there is a missed call or voice mail (service
provided by local phone company); it also beeps every 6
minutes if there is voice mail waiting.
19. Page Button: Press to page all registered handsets
20. Charge Indicator: Indicates handset is charging.
21. Audio Jack: For receiver audio output.
22. Page button: Press to intercom or transfer a call.
23. Headset Jack: For cordless phone headset.
2. M2 to M8 buttons: One - touch memories
24. Base Ringer Volume Control: Hi -Lo -Off
button: Redial / Pause
25. AC AdapterJack (rear): For connection to power
button: Generates a "Flash"signal to activate call
26. Phone jack (rear): For connection to phone line.
waiting (service provided by local phone company).
Answering a call
1. Press
2. Press
key when phone rings.
again to engage speakerphone if need).
key to end the call.
Making a Call
1. Enter phone number on keypand .
2. Press
3. Press
repeatedly means changing from T1 toward
T4. A long beep indicates the highest tone setting has
reached (T4). You should stop pressing.
key to go on-line and dial.
repeatedly means changing from T4 toward
T1. A long beep indicates the lowest tone setting has
reached (T1). You should stop pressing.
3. If necessary , re-adjust receiver volume in order to further
enhance voice clarity.
4. Press
key to end the call.
gain to engage speakerphone if need).
key to end the call.
Function, Talking CID/Keypad, Language Switches
Volume Control (receiver and speakerphone)
1. While on a call, press
key on the handset (side ) to
change volume setting. A short audio beep is provided on
each key activation. A long beep indicates either maximum
or minimum volume setting has reached. You should stop
pressing in that direction.
2. Press
key to end the call.
(Amplify) Function
1. While on a call, press
key to add an extra level of
amplification (37 dB for CL-65 and 22 dB for CL-30) to the
receiver volume. This is indicated by an illuminated button.
2. Press
key to end the call.
Receiver Tone Control
i s active (illuminated), digital tone
1. While on a call and
control becomes active.
2. Press
key to select one of four tone settings
(T1, T2, T3, T4) for best voice clarity. (T1 is the lowest
tone setting while T4 is the highest).
function can be set to ON automatically each time
the phone is used. This automatic setting can be selected via a
slide switch and is recommended for a single user household.
Talking CID and Talking Keypad feature can also be set to ON /
OFF via a second slide switch.
1. Open battery compartment
cover to expose three small
slide switches as shown.
2. Set Switch 1 to ON if you
to be ON every
3. Set Switch 2 to ON for ta lking CID and Talking keypad.
4. Slide Switch 3 for either English or French voice for the
talking features.
Programming One-Touch Memories
1. While off -line, enter phone number and confirm.
2. Press and hold
(or M1 to M8) for 5 seconds to save.
V erify by a confirmation tone.
Dialing from a One-Touch Memory
1. While off-line, press any one-touch memory key to hear
audio confirmation (assume talking feature is on).
2. Press
to go on-line and dial.
3. Press
to end the call.
Change Handset Ringer Tone and Volume
Note: Base ringer tone is fixed. Base ringer volume is controlled
by a slide switch located on the side of the base.
Ringer tone or melody setting
1. While of f-line, press
2. Press the
key plays the current ringer melody.
key on the side of handset to change the
ringer melody (ten melodies total).
3. Press and hold
key for 5 second to save the latest
melody for the ringer.
key plays the current ringer melody.
This step is necessary only if there are too many handsets
registered to the base and there is difficulty in registering a new
1. Press PAGE
key of base for 5 seconds and the base ringer
flasher indicator starts flashing.
2. Press the
key of base seven more times at a normal
pace; the ringer flasher indicator should flash at a faster speed
than before indicating de-register process is in progress.
5. You must register the handsets you want again.
key on the side of handset to change the
ringer loudness (five loudness level total).
3. Press and hold
fo 5 second to save the latest loudness
setting for the ringer.
Register a New Handset to the Base
Note: Handset and ba se are pre-registered with each other in
the factory . They are ready to use out of the box. You only need
to do this step if you bought an extra handset for the system.
A maximum of five handsets is allowed
De-Register All Handsets
4. All previously registered handse t s are now de-registered.
1. While off-line, press
1. Press
3. Wait about 5 to 30 seconds for registration to take place.
A long "du di du"sound indicates a successful registration.
3. De-register is complete when the indicator light goes out.
Ringer volume setting
2. Press the
2. While of f -line, press and hold the
key on the side of the
handset for about 5 seconds. It beeps once and starts
searching for the base.
key on the base for about 5 seconds while
off -line, the Ring-Flasher light starts flashing after a loud
beep. This indicates the base is ready for handset
registration. (Please complete the following steps in less
Dialing Mode Setting
Both CL-65 and 30 are factory preset for tone dialing
1. While of f-line, press and hold
key for 3~5 seconds
toggles the dialing mode from tone and pulse (or vice-versa).
2. The dialing mode is announced in voice if the Talking feature
is on.
Confirm the correct di aling mode by calling a phone number.
Battery Low Warning Tone
While talking, there will be a periodic short beep sound if the
battery is running low. Please recharge handset as soon as
than 120 seconds).
Out-Of-Range Warning Tone
Intercom Between Handsets
While talking, there will be a long beep sound if the handset is
out-of-range from the base. Please walk back toward the base
immediately to remedy the situation.
1. This function is available when two or more handsets are
registered to the same base. The handset that came with
each system is HANDSET 1 (HS 1). Each subsequent
handset added to the system is automatically assigned as
HS 2, HS 3,HS 4 and HS 5. Users need to remember the
number of each handset in order to use the intercom function
Handset and Base Default Setting (Restore Factory Defaults)
Note: This setting restores factory default settings (tone dialing,
ringer volume is set at maximum). All custom settings will be lost.
One-touch memories are not affected.
1. While off-line, press and hold
key for 3~ 5 seconds
resets to factory defaults. A beep tone confirms the reset.
2. Base must be powered up in order for the intercom function
to work.
Intercom from Handset 1 to Handset 2
2. Please wait 5 ~ 30 seconds for the handset to re-establish
handshaking with the base before using. You should hear a
long beep tone as confirmation.
1. While in the standby mode, press PAGE
key on “Handset 1”
to initiate intercom tone.
2. Press "2"on "Handset 1" keypad to call. "Handset 2" will ring.
Call Waiting
3. The user on "Handset 2" activates
mode and talk.
If you are on a call and there is a new call coming in, you will hear
a short beep tone in your receiver indicating a new call is waiting.
(Note: You must subscribe to Call Waiting service from your local
phone company in order to enjoy this convenience.)
Answer a new call and place the first call on "HOLD"
1. Press
key to answer this new call will automatically
place the first call on HOLD.
2. Press
key again t o switch back to the first caller while
placing the second (new) caller on HOLD. This way you can
go back and forth between these two calls.
To end the first call but keep the second (new) call
4. Press
key to ent er intercom
key on either handset to end the intercom call and
returns to the standby mode.
Forward an Incoming Call from Handset 1 to Handset 2
1. On Handset 1, press
key and then press " 2" on the
keypad. This pages Handset 2 (via intercom) while putting
the outside call on HOLD.
2. When Handset 2 rings, press
key on to answer the page.
3. Over the int ercom, tell Handset 2 that an outside call is waiting.
4. Press
key on Handset 1 to transfer the call and then press
key on Handset 1 to exit.
1. Tell the other party to hang up while on the first call.
2. Press
3. Press
key jump s back to the second (new) call.
(Note: If within 30 seco nds there is no answer, the call will ring
handset 1.)
key to end the call.
Conference Call
This allows two handsets conferencing with the incoming caller.
1. On Handset 1, press
key to answer the incoming call.
p age key and then press "2"on
2. On Handset 1, press
the keypad to page Handset 2. (This also places the caller
on HOLD.)
3. On Handset 2, press
ke y to answer the page.
4. On Handset 1, press
key to init iate conferencing.
Both Handset 1 and Handset 2 are now connected to the
outside caller.
5. On either handset , press
key to end the call an d return
to off-line.
Handset size: 7.0"x 2.1"x 1.2"
Base size: 6.7"x 3.1"x 5.0"
Pause Function
During pre-dialing or one-touch memory programming, press
key insert s a 2-second pause into the dialing sequence. For
example: 9 P 7 2 2 8 8 5 0 where "P" represents a 2-second
pause. This pause is needed to access an outside line on some
business phone system.
Handset Power On / Off
Power down a handset ignores all calls and saves battery power.
key for five seconds, the handset will be
Press and h old
off. There will be no Talking keypad and no keypad back-light.
Press and h old
powers up again.
Amplified dB level (Amplify off): 0 to 18 dB in 5 steps
CL-65 Amplified dB level (Amplify on):
37 to 55 dB (measured at 3 Khz with Tone=4)
CL-30 Amplified dB level (Amplify on):
22 to 40 dB (measured at 3 Khz with Tone=4)
Tone control settings: 4 settings (T1 = lowest tone, T4 = highest tone)
Talking CID / Keypad voice: English or French
Flash time: 600 msec
Dialing: Tone or pulse
Specifications are adjected to change without any notice
Handset weight: 5.7 oz.
Base weight: 16 oz.
Temperature range:
Operating: 0 to 40℃
Storage: -10 to 50℃
Power requirements:
AC Adapter: UL listed 7.5vdc, 300 ma
Base battery: 4 xAAA size NIMH (optional and are provided by user)
Handset battery: 2 xAAA size NIMH (included)
Trouble Shooting
key for five more seconds, the handset
Please wait 5-30 seconds for a "di-du" sound which confirms
that handset has established handshaking with the base. The
handset is now ready.
Base Charging Indica tor is not on when handset is placed
on the base.
Move the ha ndset slightly to make better contact.
No CID announcement on an incoming call.
Make sure the Talking CID feature is turned on (check
Switch 2 setting in battery compartment). Check your CID
subscription with your phone company.
No Dial tone.
Warranty Service Information
Check AC adapter and phone cord connection. Make
sur e the handset is not powered off. If this is a brand
new handset, you must register it to the base before
Your CL Cordless Phone comes with one-year limited warranty.
We warrant during this warranty period, from the date of purchase,
to the original consumer, the CL Cordless Phone to be free from
defects in materials and workmanship under intended home use.
No keypad backlight on handset.
In the event that CL Cordless Phone fails to function properly
V erify battery is OK; make sure the handset is not
powered off. (Press and hold the
key for 5 seconds
to po wer up the handset).
within one year of original purchase due to defects in materials or
Handset flasher works but handset does not ring.
Verify handset ringer volume is not set at minimum.
Why is the handset flasher al ways blinking?
purchase (sales receipt or packing slip, no exceptions) to Serene
Innovations. Serene Innovations will either repair or replace the
unit (with a refurbished unit or unit of equal condition) and return
it to you (using UPS/USPS ground shipping) at no cost to you if
the unit is returned within 30 days of purchase. If the unit is
This indicates you have voice mail waiting in your
returned after 30 days of purchase but within the warranty period,
provider's voice mail server or, you have missed a call.
there will be a warranty handling charge of $9.95 for each return.
Press and hold
Incidental or Consequential Damages: Neither Serene Innovations,
Inc. nor retailer, dealer or selling distributor has any responsibility
for any incidental or consequential damages including without
limitation, commercial loss of profit, or for any incidental expense,
loss of time, or inconvenience. Some states do not allow
exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damage, so
the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
This warranty does not apply to any product that has been
accidentally damaged, abused, misused or negligent, used on
electrical frequency or voltage other than marked on product and/
or described in manual. Defects or errors caused by unauthorized
alterations, repairs, and/or tampering are also not covered by this
This Warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also
have other legal rights that vary from states to states.
If a defect covered by this warranty should occur, promptly
for 5 seconds clears this indicator.
Why does the handset beeps every few minutes?
In addition t o the voice mail indicator, CL-65 and CL-30
provide an audio indicator to alert the user on the presence
of voice mail. It beep s once every 6 minutes (du-du-du
du-di-du). Or , if the handset battery is running low, you
will hear a short beep tone (du) once in a while.
Or , if you are using the handset too far from the base,
you will also hear a warning beep tone indicating out-of
-range situation.
St atic noise on the line.
Your phone may be located near a touch lamp,
microwave, or other appliance. If you have a DSL
computer modem service, make sure you have installed
a DSL filter to block the DSL noise.
workmanship, return the unit (freight prepaid) with proof of
contact a Customer Care Representative by phone or log onto
16 to obtain a Return Authorization
Number (RAN) and shipping instructions before shipping the
product to us. Any shipment without a RAN will not be accepted
and will be returned to you at your expense. Any authorized
returned product must be accompanied with proof of purchase
Your telephone company may make changes in its facilities,
equipment, operations or procedures that could affect the proper
functioning of your equipment. If they do, you will be notified in
advance to give you an opportunity to maintain uninterrupted
telephone service.
and a brief explanation of the problem.
For out of warranty repaired and service, please contact our
Customer Care Department for directions.
This equipment complies with Part 68 of the FCC Rules.
On the equipment is a label that contains, among other information,
the FCC registration number and ringer equivalence number
(REN) for this equipment. If requested; this information must be
provided to your telephone company.
This equipment uses the following Universal Service Order
Codes ("USOC") jacks: RJ-11. Connection to the telephone
network should be made by using standard modular telephone
jack type RJ11.
The REN is useful to determine the quantity of devices you
may connect to your telephone line and still have all of those
devices ring when your telephone number is called. In most,
but not all areas, the sum of the RENs of all devices
connected to one line should not exceed five (5.0). To be
certain of the number of devices you may connect to your line,
as determined by the REN, you should contact your local
telephone company to determine the maximum REN for your
calling area.
If your telephone equipment causes harm to the telephone
network, the telephone company may discontinue your service
temporarily. If possible, they will notify you in advance. But
if advance notice is not practical, you will be notified as soon
as possible.
You will be informed of your right to file a
complaint with the FCC.
In the event this equipment should fail to operate properly,
disconnect the unit from the telephone line. Try using another
FCC approved telephone in the same telephone jack. If the
trouble persists, call the telephone company repair service
If the trouble does not persist and appears to be with this unit,
disconnect the unit from the telephone line and discontinue use of
the unit until it is repaired. For repair or warranty information,
please contact Serene Innovations, Inc. at 562- 407 5400.
Please note that the telephone company may ask that you
disconnect this equipment from the telephone network until the
problem has been corrected or until you're sure that the equipment
is not malfunctioning.
There are no user serviceable parts in this equipment.
This equipment may not be used on coin service provided by the
telephone company. Connection to party lines is subject to state
tariffs. Contact the state public utility commission, public service
commission for information.
If your home has specialty wired alarm equipment connected to
the telephone line, ensure the installation 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.
Part 15 of FCC Rules Information
Modification: Any modification not expressly approved by the
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules.Operation
manufacturer of this device could void the user's authority to
is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may
operate the device.
not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must
NOTICE:The Industry Canada label identifies certified equipment .
accept any interference received, including interference that
This certification means that the equipment meets
may caused undesired operation.
telecommunications network protective,
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the
safety requirements as prescribed in the appropriate
limits of a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of FCC
Terminal Equipment Technical Requirements document(s).
rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable
The Department does not guarantee the equipment will
operate to the user's satisfaction.
protection against harmful interference in 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
operational and
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 service in some
off and on, you may try one the following suggestions to correct
Repairs to certified equipment should be coordinated by a
the interference:
representative designated by the supplier. Any repairs or
1. Where it can be done safely, re-orient the receiving
television or radio antenna.
2. To the extend possible, relocate the television, radio,
or other receiver with respect to the cordless phone.
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
3. Connect the cordlessphone AC adapter into a different
electrical outlet.
metallic water pipe system, if present, are connected together.
4. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician
Caution: Users should not attempt to make such connections
for help.
This precaution may be particularly important in rural areas.
themselves, but should contact the appropriate electric
inspections authority, or electrician, as appropriate. The REN for
this amplified telephone as stated on the IC regulatory label
located on the bottom of the product.
NOTICE: The Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) assigned to
each terminal device 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 5.
This Class B digital device complies with Canadian ICES-003.
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