Uniden EXP3240 Operating instructions

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The Uniden EXP3240 Series (EXP3240/EXP3241) 2.4GHz cordless phones are designed
and engineered to exacting standards for reliability, long life, and outstanding performance.
NOTE: Some illustrations in this manual may differ from the actual unit for explanation
purposes. The color of your cordless phone may vary.
• 2.4 GHz Extended Range
• Pulse/Tone Dialing
• One Touch RocketDial™
• Up to 7 Hours Talk Time
• 10-Number Memory
• Handset Volume Control
• AutoTalk™
Up to 14 days Standby Time
20 Channel Autoscan
24 Digit Redial
Hearing Aid Compatible
▼ Features
The cordless phone features include AutoTalk and AutoStandby. AutoTalk allows you to
answer a call by just removing the handset from the base so you don’t have to waste time
pushing buttons. AutoStandby allows you to hang up by simply returning the handset to the
The UltraClear Plus™ true compander circuitry virtually eliminates background noise.
This innovative technology, together with 20 different channels, provides you with the best
possible reception during all your conversations.
To protect you against misbilled calls which might result from your phone being activated by
other equipment, the cordless phone has Random Code™ digital security which automatically
selects one of approx. 262,000 digital security codes for the handset and base. Also, the
AutoSecure™ feature electronically locks your phone when the handset is in the base.
RocketDial™ is a one-touch speed dial key that automatically dials your most important or
frequently called number. The number dialed, is a preset number stored by the user.
Be sure to visit our web site: www.uniden.com
Uniden® is a registered trademark of Uniden America Corporation.
AutoTalk, AutoStandby, UltraClear Plus, Random Code, AutoSecure, and RocketDial are
trademarks of Uniden America Corporation.
As an ENERGY STAR® Partner, Uniden has determine that this product or
product models meets the ENERGY STAR® guidelines for energy
efficiency. ENERGY STAR® is a U.S. registered mark.
Controls and Functions
1. Handset antenna
2. Handset earpiece
3. talk/batt low LED - indicates when
phone is in use or the battery is low
4. flash - accesses call waiting (if available)
5. talk - answers or places calls
6. /tone - switches to tone dialing in pulse
dial mode
7. redial/p - redials the last number /
adds a timed pause in a memory
dialing sequence.
8. Handset Microphone
9. mem - enters or recalls numbers in
10. RocketDial - one touch priority key
11. end - hangs up a phone call / mutes
the ringing tone temporarily
12. vol/ring - sets the ringer tone and
earpiece volume
13. channel - selects another channel for
clearer reception
14. Handset charging contacts
15. Base antenna
16. Charge / in use LED
17. find handset - locates the handset
18. Base charging contacts
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Included with Your Phone
• Base
• Handset
• AC Adapter
• Telephone Cord
• Rechargeable Battery
Setting up the Phone
Do the following steps:
A. Choose the best location
B. Install the rechargeable battery pack into the handset
C. Connect the base unit
D. Choose the dialing mode
Choose the best location
Before choosing a location for your new phone, read the INSTALLATION CONSIDERATIONS
Here are some important guidelines you should consider:
Avoid noise sources such as a window
by a street with heavy traffic
Avoid heat sources, such as
radiators, air ducts, and sunlight
Avoid microwave ovens
Avoid television sets and
other electronic equipment
Avoid excessive moisture,
extremely low temperatures,
dust, mechanical vibration,
or shock
Avoid personal computers
Choose a central location
Avoid other cordless telephones
• Be sure there is sufficient space to raise the base antenna to a vertical position.
• The location should be close to both a phone jack and a continuous power outlet which
is not switchable.
• Keep the base and handset away from sources of electrical noise such as motors and
fluorescent lighting.
• The base can be placed on a desk, tabletop, or mounted on a standard wall plate.
B. Install the rechargeable battery pack into the handset
The handset is powered by a rechargeable battery pack. The battery recharges
automatically when the handset is placed in the base unit.
Charge the handset battery pack for at least 15-20 hours before using your new cordless
telephone for the first time! To maximize the charge capacity of your battery pack, DO NOT
plug the telephone cord into the base unit and wall jack until the battery is fully charged.
NOTE: If your home has specially wired alarm equipment connected to the telephone line, be
sure that installing the system does not disable your alarm
equipment. If you have questions about what will disable your
alarm equipment, contact your telephone company or a qualified
1) Press down on the handset battery case cover (use the finger
indention for a better grip) and slide the cover downward to remove.
2) Plug the battery pack connector (red & black wires) into the small,
black jack inside the battery compartment (the connector notches fit
into the grooves of the jack only one-way). Match the wire colors to
the polarity label in the battery compartment, connect the battery and
listen for a click to insure connection.
3) Make certain you have made a good connection by slightly pulling on
the battery wires to insure that there is a secure connection.
If the battery connector is not securely connected, the handset will
not charge properly.
4) Place the battery case cover back on the handset by sliding it
upwards until it clicks into place.
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5) Place the handset in the base with the keypad facing
forward. Be sure there is sufficient space to raise the base
antenna to a vertical position.
NOTE: • Use only the Uniden Battery (BT-905) supplied
with your phone. Replacement batteries are also
available through the Uniden Parts Department at
(800) 554-3988, Monday thru Friday from 7:00 a.m.
to 5:00 p.m. or online at www.uniden.com
Battery use time (per charge)
From fully charged
• Up to seven hours continuous use
• Up to fourteen days when the handset is in the standby mode
Low Battery Alert
When the battery pack is very low and needs to be charged, the phone is programmed to
eliminate functions in order to save power. If the phone is not in use, the talk/batt low LED
flashes when the battery pack is low.
If the phone is in use, the talk/batt low LED flashes and the handset beeps. Complete your
conversation as quickly as possible and return the handset to the base for charging.
Cleaning the battery charging contacts
To maintain a good charge, it is important to clean the charging
contacts on both the handset and base unit once a month.
Use a dry cloth or a pencil eraser to clean. If the contacts
become very dirty, using water only, dampen a cloth to clean
the charging contacts. Then make sure to go back over the
charging contacts with a dry cloth before returning the handset
to the base to charge.
NOTE: Even when the battery pack is not being used, it will gradually discharge over a
long period of time. For optimum performance, be sure to return the handset to the
base unit after each telephone call.
C. Connect the base unit
1) Connect the AC adapter to the DC IN 9V jack
Route the cord.
and a standard 120V AC wall outlet.
2) Wrap the cord inside the molded wiring channel
as shown.
3) Set the base unit on a desk or tabletop, and
place the handset in the base unit.
4) Make sure the charge/in use LED illuminates.
If the LED does not illuminate, check to see that
the AC adapter is plugged in and the handset
makes good contact with the base charging
NOTICE: Place the power cord so it does not create a trip hazard or where it could
become chafed and create a fire or electrical hazard.
NOTE: • Use only the supplied AD-446 AC adapter. Do not use any other AC
• Connect the AC adapter to a continuous power supply.
• Place the base unit close to the AC outlet so that you can unplug the AC adapter
After installing the battery pack in the handset, charge your handset at least 15-20
hours before plugging into the phone line. Once the handset battery pack is fully
charged, connect the telephone line cord to the base and telephone wall outlet.
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5) Connect the telephone line cord to the TEL LINE
jack and a telephone outlet once the handset is
fully charged.
If your telephone outlet isn’t
modular, contact your telephone
company for assistance.
D. Choose the dialing mode
Most phone systems use tone dialing which sends DTMF tones through the phone lines.
However some phone systems still use pulse dialing such as in rural areas. The default
setting is tone dialing. Depending on your dialing system, set the mode as follows:
1) Press and hold flash until you hear a confirmation tone.
2) To set the dial mode for pulse dialing, press #. Or to set the dial mode for tone dialing,
press /tone. A confirmation tone sounds to indicate the setting is complete.
• If you are not sure of your dialing system, set for tone dialing. Make a trial call. If the call
connects, leave the setting as is, otherwise set for pulse dialing.
• If your phone dialing system requires pulse dialing and you need to send DTMF tones
for certain situations during a call, you may “switch-over” to tone dialing (Refer to “Tone
Dialing Switch-over”).
NOTE: Make sure your battery pack is fully charged before choosing the dial mode.
Using Your Phone
Making and Receiving Calls
Handset On Base
Handset Off Base
When the phone rings, remove
Press talk, any number key, /tone,
Answer call the handset from the base
or # (AutoTalk).
1) Remove the handset from
1) Press talk.
the base and press talk.
Make call 2) The talk/batt low LED
2) The talk/batt low LED flashes
flashes and turns on.
and turns on.
3) Listen for the dial tone.
3) Listen for the dial tone.
4) Dial the number.
4) Dial the number.
Hang up
Press end or return the handset to the base (AutoStandby).
1) Remove the handset from
1) Press talk.
the base and press talk.
2) Listen for the dial tone.
2) Listen for the dial tone.
3) Press redial/p to dial the last
3) Press redial/p to dial the last dialed
dialed number.
Ringer Mute None
Press end when ringing.
• The redial/p key redials the last number dialed.
• The redialed number can be up to 24 digits long.
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Throughout this manual, terms such as Standby and Talk Mode are used. Below is the
terminology explanation.
• Talk Mode - The handset is off the base and talk has been pressed enabling a dial
• Standby Mode - The handset is not in use, off the base, and talk has not been pressed.
A dial tone is not present.
Adjusting the Ringer and Earpiece Volume
Ringer tone
When the phone is in standby mode, pressing the vol/ring key on the handset selects the
handset ringer tone. There are two ringer tones. Continue pressing the vol/ring key to
listen to all tones. The phone keeps the last ringer tone setting selected.
Earpiece volume
The handset earpiece volume settings (Low, Medium and High) can only be adjusted during
a call. Press the vol/ring key repeatedly to select Low, Medium and High. When you hang
up, the phone keeps the last volume setting selected.
Ringer Mute
The end key can be used to temporarily mute the ringer tone. When the handset is off the
base and the phone is ringing, press the end key and the ringer tone will be temporarily
silenced. The ringer tone will return to normal starting with the next incoming call.
Tone Dialing Switch-over
Some telephone companies use equipment that requires pulse
dialing (sometimes referred to as rotary dialing). If you need to enter
tone dialing digits, you can switch-over to tone dialing during the call.
For example, entering your bank account number after you have
called your bank.
Initially make your call with the pulse dialing mode. Once your call
connects, press /tone. Enter the desired number. These digits will
be sent as tone dialing. This special number can be stored in a
memory location. This is referred to as Chain Dialing. Once the call
ends, the tone mode is canceled and pulse dialing mode resumes.
NOTE: The tone feature only applies when the dial mode is set to pulse.
Traveling Out-of-Range
During a call, as you begin to move your handset too far from your base unit, noise
increases. If you pass the range limits of the base unit, your call will terminate within
1 minute.
Selecting a Different Channel
If you encounter interference while using your phone, you can manually change the phone’s
channel for clear operation. This function works only when the phone is in use.
Press channel. The talk/batt low LED flashes, indicating the phone is changing to another
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To locate the handset (while it’s off the base), press find handset on the base. The handset beeps
for 60 seconds.
Paging is canceled when pressing any key, find handset on the base or return the handset
to the base.
Flash and Call Waiting
If you have “Call waiting” service and a call waiting tone sounds
while you are on a call, press flash to accept the waiting call. There
is a short pause, then you will hear the new caller. To return to the
original caller, press flash again.
NOTE: You must subscribe through your local telephone company to
receive Call Waiting Service.
Storing a Phone Number in Memory
Your cordless phone has 1 RocketDial memory location and 10 additional memory locations
for storing important telephone numbers. You can store your most frequent dialed number in
the one-touch RocketDial location.
1) Remove the handset from the base.
2) Press mem. The talk/batt low LED flashes.
3) Enter the phone number, up to 20 digits. If a pause is needed
during the dialing sequence, press redial/p to insert a pause.
Each pause counts as a digit and represents a two second delay
in time between digits as they are sent.
4) Press mem again.
To actually store a number in it’s designated location;
5) Press RocketDial.
5) Press memory location (0-9) on the keypad to store a number.
A tone indicates that the number is stored. If you enter a number in a location that has a
previously stored number it will overwrite the existing number without warning.
NOTES: • The pause button counts as one digit. Pressing redial/p more than once
increases the length of pause between numbers.
• You have 30 seconds after pressing mem to enter the number you wish to store.
Otherwise, the handset will beep rapidly.
• Memory location for the RocketDial is independent from the memory location for
Memory Dial.
Dialing a Stored Number
Using the memory location features
1) Press talk, then press mem.
2) Enter the memory location (0-9) on the keypad. The stored number automatically dials.
NOTE: If you select a memory location that does not have a stored number, the handset
will beep rapidly and the phone will not dial.
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One-touch RocketDial
Your phone is equipped with “One-touch RocketDial” for instant dialing.
It is used to dial the phone number stored in the one-touch RocketDial
location (See “Storing a Phone Number in Memory”).
To instantly dial the phone number stored in the one-touch RocketDial
location, simply press RocketDial. (There is no need to press talk.
The phone will automatically dial). If you press RocketDial and a
phone number is not stored in the one-touch RocketDial location, the
phone will beep rapidly and will not dial.
Chain Dialing
The memory locations on the handset are not limited to phone numbers. You can also store
a group of numbers (up to 20 digits) that you need to enter once your call connects. This is
referred to as Chain Dialing.
An example of this is a bank account number. Once you have called your bank, and are
prompted to enter the account number, simply press mem and the location number (0-9) where
the special number has been stored.
Store your special number in memory as you would store a phone number (Refer to
“Storing a Phone Number in Memory”).
Erasing a Stored Number from Memory
1) Remove the handset from the base unit.
2) Press mem twice.
3) Press RocketDial or the memory location (0-9). A tone indicates that the stored number
is erased from memory.
Changing the Digital Security Code
The digital security code is an identification code used to connect the handset and the base
unit. Normally, setting the code is not necessary.
The first time you charge your handset, the security code is automatically set. In the rare
situation that you suspect another cordless telephone is using the same security code, you
can change the code.
1) Remove the handset from the base unit. Press and hold find handset on the base.
2) The handset begins emitting a paging sound. While holding find handset for at least 3
seconds, place the handset in the base unit. The paging sound stops. Leave the
handset in the base for more than 3 seconds. A new random security code is set.
NOTE: If the handset battery pack is completely discharged or the battery pack is removed,
the digital security code will be lost. If this happens, a new security code is set
automatically next time the battery pack is charged.
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If your cordless telephone is not performing to your expectations, please try these simple
NOTE: Do not attempt to service this unit yourself. Servicing must be performed by
qualified personnel.
The charge/in use LED won’t
illuminate when the handset
is placed in the base.
The audio sounds weak
and/or scratchy.
Can’t make or receive calls.
Handset doesn’t ring or
receive a page.
Severe noise interference
If you still have a problem
• Make sure the AC adapter is plugged into the base and a wall outlet.
• Make sure the handset is properly seated in the base.
• Make sure that the charging contacts on the handset and on the
base are clean.
• Move the handset and/or base to a different location away from
metal objects or appliances and try again.
• Press channel to help eliminate background noise.
• Check both ends of the telephone line cord.
• Make sure the AC adapter is plugged into the base and a wall outlet.
• Make sure that the base antenna is in the vertical position.
• Disconnect the AC adapter for a few minutes, then reconnect it.
• Change the digital security code (See page 7).
• Make sure that the handset is not too far from the base.
• The Nickel-Cadmium battery pack may be weak. Charge the
battery for 15-20 hours.
• The handset may be too far away from the base.
• Place the base away from appliances or metal objects.
• Change the digital security code (See page 7).
• Keep the handset away from microwave ovens, 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.
• Call our customer hotline at 1-800-297-1023
Liquid Damage
Moisture and liquid can damage your cordless phone. In case of accidental submersion,
please read the following steps.
If the handset or base is exposed
to moisture or liquid, but only
affects the exterior plastic housing.
If moisture or liquid has entered
the plastic-housing (i.e. liquid can
be heard in the phone or liquid
has entered the handset battery
compartment or vent openings
on the base).
Wipe off the liquid and use as normal.
1. Remove the battery cover and leave it off for ventilation.
2. Remove the battery pack by disconnecting.
3. Leave the battery cover off and the battery pack disconnected for at
least 3 days.
4. Once completely dry, reconnect the battery pack and the battery cover.
5. Recharge the handset’s battery pack for 20 hours in the base unit
before using the phone.
1. Disconnect the AC adapter from the base unit, cutting off electrical
2. Disconnect the telephone cord from the base unit.
3. Let dry for at least 3 days.
IMPORTANT: You must unplug the telephone line while
recharging the battery pack to avoid charge interruption.
DO NOT use a microwave oven to speed up the drying process. This will
cause permanent damage to the handset, base and the microwave oven.
After following these steps, if your cordless telephone does not work,
please send to:
Uniden America Corporation
Parts and Service Division
4700 Amon Carter Blvd.
Ft. Worth, TX 76155
1-800-554-3988. Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST
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on it.
9. Do not overload wall outlets and extension cords, as this can
result in the risk of fire or electrical shock.
10. Never push objects of any kind into this product through
cabinet slots, as they may touch dangerous voltage points or
short out parts that could result in a risk of fire or electric
shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the product.
11. To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not disassemble this
product. Take it to qualified service personnel when service or
repair work is required. Opening or removing covers may expose
you to dangerous voltages or other risks. Incorrect reassembly
can cause electric shock when the appliance is subsequently
12. Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to
qualified service personnel under the following conditions:
A. When the power supply cord is damaged or frayed.
B. If liquid has been spilled into the product.
C. If the product has been exposed to rain or water.
D. If the product does not operate normally when following
the operating instructions. (Adjust only those controls
that are covered by the operating instructions. Improper
adjustment of other controls may result in damage and
will often require extensive repair work by a qualified
E. If the product has been dropped or the cabinet has
been damaged.
F. If the product exhibits a distinct change in
13. Do not use the telephone to report a gas leak in the vicinity of
the leak.
Before you read anything else, please observe the following:
Uniden America Corporation DOES NOT represent this unit to be
waterproof. To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or damage
to the unit, DO NOT expose this unit to rain or moisture.
Rechargeable Nickel-Cadmium Battery
• This equipment contains a rechargeable nickel-cadmium battery.
• Cadmium is a chemical known to the State of California to
cause cancer.
• The rechargeable nickel-cadmium battery contained in this
equipment may explode if disposed of in a fire.
• Do not short-circuit the battery.
• Do not charge the rechargeable nickel-cadmium battery used in
this equipment in any charger other than the one designed to
charge this battery as specified in the owner’s manual. Using
another charger may damage the battery or cause the battery to
Rechargeable Nickel-Cadmium
Batteries Must Be Recycled or
Disposed of Properly
• Uniden voluntarily participates in an
RBRC® industry program to collect and recycle nickel-cadmium
batteries at the end of their useful life, when taken out of
service within the United States. The RBRC® program provides a
convenient alternative to placing used nickel-cadmium batteries
into the trash or municipal waste stream, which is illegal in
some areas.
• Through the RBRC® program, Uniden makes it easy for you to
drop off the used battery at local retailers of replacement
nickel-cadmium batteries. You may also contact your local
recycling center for information on where to return the used
battery. Please call 1-800-8-BATTERY for information on Ni-Cd
battery recycling in your area. Uniden's involvement in this
program is part of its commitment to protecting our
environment and conserving natural resources.
• RBRC® is a registered trademark of the Rechargeable Battery
Recycling Corporation.
Additional Battery Safety Precautions
To reduce the risk of fire or injury to persons by the
battery, read and follow these instructions:
1. Use only the Uniden battery pack specified in the owner’s
2. Do not dispose of the battery pack in a fire. The cell may
explode. Check the nickel-cadmium battery disposal package
insert for disposal instructions.
3. Do not open or mutilate the battery pack. Released electrolyte
is corrosive and may cause damage to the eyes or skin. It may
be toxic if swallowed.
4. Exercise care in handling the battery in order not to short the
battery with conducting materials such as rings, bracelets, and
keys. The battery or conductor may overheat and cause burns.
5. Charge the battery pack provided with or identified for use with
this product only in accordance with the instructions and
limitations specified in the owner’s manual provided for this
6. Observe proper polarity orientation between the battery pack
and battery charger.
The exclamation point within an equilateral
triangle is intended to alert the user to the
presence of important operating and
maintenance (servicing) instructions in the
literature accompanying the appliance.
Uniden works to reduce lead content in our PVC coated cords in
our products and accessories.
WARNING: The cords on this products and/or accessories
contain lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause
birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after
Important Electrical Considerations
Unplug all electrical appliances when you know an electrical storm
is approaching. Lightning can pass through your household wiring
and damage any device connected to it. This phone is no
Important Safety Instructions
When using your telephone equipment, these basic safety
precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire,
electrical shock, and injury to persons:
1. Read and understand all instructions.
2. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product.
3. Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Use a
dry cloth for cleaning without liquid or aerosol cleaners.
4. Do not use this product near water; for example, near a
bathtub, wash bowl, kitchen sink or laundry tub, in a wet
basement, or near a swimming pool.
5. Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand, or table.
The telephone may fall, causing serious damage to the unit.
6. Slots and openings in the cabinet and the back or bottom are
provided for ventilation. To protect the product from
overheating, these openings must not be blocked or covered.
This product should never be placed near or over a radiator or
heat register. This product should not be placed in a built-in
installation unless proper ventilation is provided.
7. This product should be operated only from the type of power
source indicated on the marking label. If you are not sure of
the type of power supply to your home, consult your dealer or
local power company.
8. Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord. Do not locate
this product where the cord will be damaged by persons walking
The FCC Wants You To Know
Changes or modifications to this product not expressly approved by
Uniden, or operation of this product in any way other than as
detailed by the owner’s manual, could void your authority to
operate this product. Your telephone compiles with Part 68 of FCC
Rules. You must, upon request, provide the FCC registration number
and the REN to your telephone company. Both numbers are on the
base unit.
You must not connect your phone to:
• coin-operated systems
• most electronic key telephone systems
Your new phone is designed to achieve the maximum possible
range by transmitting and receiving according to the highest
specifications set forth by the FCC. We have rated this phone to
operate at a maximum distance with the qualification that the
range depends upon the environment in which the telephone is
used. Many factors limit range, and it would be impossible to
include all the variables in our rating. The Maximum Range rating
of this phone is meant to be used as a means of comparison
against other range claims.
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Telephone Line Problems
Connecting the Telephone Cords
The FCC has granted the telephone company the right to
disconnect service in the event that your phone causes problems
on the telephone line. Also, the telephone company may make
changes in facilities and services which may affect the operation of
your unit. However, your telephone company must give adequate
notice in writing prior to such actions to allow you time for making
necessary arrangements to continue uninterrupted service.
If you are having trouble with your telephone service, you must
first disconnect your phone to determine if it is the cause of your
problem. If you determine that it is the cause, you must leave it
disconnected until the trouble has been corrected.
Consider these safety guidelines before connecting the telephone
• Never install telephone wiring during a lightning storm.
• Never touch uninsulated telephone wires or terminals unless the
telephone line has been disconnected.
• Use caution when installing or modifying telephone lines.
Applying Power to the Base
This phone requires an AC outlet, without a switch to interrupt
power, and the included AC adapter. To relieve strain on the DC
plug when the phone is placed on a desk or table, wrap the power
cord around the strain relief notch on the back of the base.
Radio Interference
Radio interference may occasionally cause buzzing and humming in
your cordless handset, or clicking noises in the base. This
interference is caused by external sources such as TV, refrigerator,
vacuum cleaner, fluorescent lighting, or electrical storm. Your unit
is NOT DEFECTIVE. If these noises continue and are too distracting,
please check around your home to see what appliances may be
causing the problem. In addition, we recommend that the base not
be plugged into a circuit that also powers a major appliance
because of the potential for interference. Be certain that the
antenna on the unit is fully extended when needed.
In the unlikely event that you consistently hear other voices or
distracting transmissions on your phone, you may be receiving
radio signals from another cordless telephone or other source of
interference. If you cannot eliminate this type of interference, you
need to change to a different channel.
Finally, it should be noted that some cordless telephones operate
at frequencies that may cause interference to nearby TVs and VCRs.
To minimize or prevent such interference, the base of the cordless
telephone should not be placed near or on top of a TV or VCR. If
interference is experienced, moving the cordless telephone farther
away from the TV or VCR will often reduce or eliminate the
Place the power cord so that it does not create a
trip hazard, or where it could become chafed and
create a fire or other electrical hazards.
One Year Limited Warranty
Important: Evidence of original purchase is required for warranty
ELEMENTS OF WARRANTY: Uniden warrants, for one year, to the
original retail owner, this Uniden Product to be free from defects in
materials and craftsmanship with only the limitations or exclusions
set out below.
WARRANTY DURATION: This warranty to the original user shall
terminate and be of no further effect 12 months after the date of
original retail sale. The warranty is invalid if the Product is (A)
damaged or not maintained as reasonable or necessary, (B)
modified, altered, or used as part of any conversion kits,
subassemblies, or any configurations not sold by Uniden, (C)
improperly installed, (D) serviced or repaired by someone other
than an authorized Uniden service center for a defect or
malfunction covered by this warranty, (E) used in any conjunction
with equipment or parts or as part of any system not manufactured
by Uniden, or (F) installed or programmed by anyone other than as
detailed by the owner’s manual for this product.
STATEMENT OF REMEDY: In the event that the product does not
conform to this warranty at any time while this warranty is in
effect, warrantor will either, at its option, repair or replace the
defective unit and return it to you without charge for parts,
service, or any other cost (except shipping and handling) incurred
by warrantor or its representatives in connection with the
performance of this warranty. Warrantor, at its option, may replace
the unit with a new or refurbished unit. THE LIMITED WARRANTY
allow this exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential
damages so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to
LEGAL REMEDIES: This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and
you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. This
warranty is void outside the United States of America and Canada.
following the instructions in the owner’s manual you are certain
that the Product is defective, pack the Product carefully (preferably
in its original packaging). The Product should include all parts and
accessories originally packaged with the Product. Include evidence
of original purchase and a note describing the defect that has
caused you to return it. The Product should be shipped freight
prepaid, by traceable means, to warrantor at:
More Than One Cordless Telephone
If you want to use more than one cordless telephone in your home,
they must operate on different channels. Press the channel key to
select a channel that provides the clearest communication.
Cordless Telephone Privacy
Cordless telephones are radio devices. Communications between the
handset and base of your cordless telephone are accomplished by
means of radio waves which are broadcast over the open airways.
Because of the inherent physical properties of radio waves, your
communications can be received by radio receiving devices other
than your own cordless telephone unit. Consequently, any
communications using your cordless telephone may not be private.
Installation Considerations
Selecting a Location
Before choosing a location for your new phone, there are some
important guidelines you should consider:
• The location should be close to both a phone jack and
continuous power outlet. (A continuous power outlet is an AC
outlet which does not have a switch to interrupt its power.)
• Keep the base and handset away from sources of electrical
noise such as motors or fluorescent lighting.
• Be sure there is sufficient space to fully extend the base
• The base can be placed on a desk or tabletop or mounted on a
standard telephone wall plate.
• You should charge your new phone for 15-20 hours before
completing the installation or using the handset.
Telephone Line Outlets
There are two types of phone outlets:
Modular Jack
Most phone equipment available now uses modular jacks. Phone
cords are fitted with a molded plastic connector which plugs into
this type of jack. If you do not have modular phone jacks, contact
your local telephone company for information about their
Uniden America Corporation
Parts and Service Division
4700 Amon Carter Blvd. Fort Worth, TX 76155
(800) 297-1023, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central, Monday through Friday
Hardwired Jack
Some equipment is wired directly to a phone jack, and these types
of installations require a modular jack converter. This type of
installation is not difficult; however, you should contact your
Uniden telephone dealer or a telephone supply store for advice
about the proper adapter or converter for your particular situation.
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