CONTENTS
Important Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Battery Safety Precautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Included with the EXI 960 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Important Electrical Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Telephone Line Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Radio Interference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
More Than One Cordless Telephone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Installation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Selecting a Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Telephone Line Outlets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Connecting the Telephone Cords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Applying Power to the Base Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Adapter Safety Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Desk or Tabletop Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Wall Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Direct Wall Mounting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Setting Up Your Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Extending the Antenna . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Installing the Handset Battery Pack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Installing the Beltclip. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Charging the Battery Pack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Low Battery Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Cleaning the Battery Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Setting the Pulse/Tone Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Adjusting Ringer Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Automatic Digital Code Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Entering the Local Area Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Setting Caller ID on Call Waiting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Setting the AutoTalk Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Using Your Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Making Calls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Receiving Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Redialing the Last Number Called . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Using the Flash Key with Call Waiting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Using Caller ID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
The Caller ID Display. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Viewing Calls in Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Calling the Displayed Number. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Programming Your Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Storing a Caller ID number in Dial Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Entering a Number in Dial Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Calling a Number Stored in Memory. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Editing and Deleting Numbers in Dial Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Specifications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
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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, and use a dry
cloth, without liquid or aerosol cleaners.
4.
Do not use this product near water; for example, near a bath tub, 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 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 used.
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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 technician.)
E. If the product has been dropped or the cabinet has been damaged.
F. If the product exhibits a distinct change in performance.
13. Do not use the telephone to report a gas leak in the vicinity of the leak.
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Battery Safety Precautions
Caution: To reduce the risk of fire or injury to persons by the battery, read
and follow these instructions:
1.
Use only the appropriate type and size Battery Pack specified in this
Operating Guide.
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 instruction manual provided for this product.
6.
Observe proper polarity orientation between the Battery Pack and
battery charger.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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Introduction
Congratulations on your purchase of the Uniden EXI 960 Cordless
Telephone. It is designed to exacting standards which provide reliability,
long life, and outstanding performance.
Features
+ Caller ID with Call Waiting ID
+ Alphanumeric 2-line Backlit LCD
+ 30 Number Caller ID Memory
+ Call Counter
+ Time and Day Stamp
+ Automatic Call Return
+ 900 MHz Performance
+ Advanced Digital Electronics
+ 30 Channel Autoscan System
+ 14 Day Long Life Battery
+ Page/Find System
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 or flipping
switches. AutoStandby™ allows you hang up by simply returning the
Handset to the Base.
The UltraClear Plus innovative technology, together with 30 different
channels, virtually eliminates background noise and provides you with the
best possible reception during all of your conversations.
To protect you against misbilled calls which might result from your phone
being activated by other equipment, Random Code™ digital security
automatically selects one of over 65 thousand digital security codes for the
Handset and Base Units. Also, the AutoSecure™ feature electronically locks
your phone when the Handset is in the Base.
To get the most from your phone, please read this Operating Guide
thoroughly. Also be sure to complete the Product Registration form and mail
it in.
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If any of these items are missing or damaged, contact Uniden Customer
Service at: (800) 297-1023, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Central, Monday through
Friday.
Included with the EXI 960
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 exception.
Warning:
Please do not attempt to unplug any appliance during an electrical storm.
Caution: Changes or modifications to this product not expressly approved
by Uniden, or operation of this product in any way other than
as detailed by this Operating Guide, could void your authority
to operate this product.
Range
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.
Telephone Line Problems
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.
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Radio Interference
Radio interference may occasionally cause buzzing and humming in your
cordless Handset, or clicking noises in the Base Unit. 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 interference.
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.
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Installation
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 Unit 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 Unit antenna.
+ The Base Unit can be placed on a desk or tabletop or mounted on a
standard AT&T or GTE 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 installation.
Hard-wired 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.
Connecting the Telephone Cords
Consider these safety guidelines before connecting the telephone cords:
CAUTION:
+ 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.
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Applying Power to the Base Unit
The EXI 960 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
convenient notch on the bottom.
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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.
Adapter Safety Feature
The AC adapter furnished with this
phone may be equipped with a
polarized line plug — a plug having
one blade wider than the other. This
plug will fit into the power outlet only
one way. If you are unable to insert the
plug fully into the outlet, try reversing
the plug.
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Wide
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Do not alter the shape of the blades of the polarized plug.
If you cannot plug the AC Adapter into the outlet, contact someone
about replacing the outlet.
Desk or Tabletop Installation
1. Plug the AC Adapter cord into the DC
input jack on the Base Unit.
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AC
ADAPTER
2. Place the AC Adapter cord around the
strain relief.
3. Plug one end of the long telephone
cord into the TEL LINE jack on the Base
Unit.
4. Plug the other end of the cord into the
telephone jack on the wall.
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5. Plug the AC Adapter into a standard
120V AC wall outlet.
Note: Do not use an outlet controlled
by a wall switch.
AC
ADAPTER
Use only the Uniden AC Adapter
supplied with this phone.
Wide
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Wall Installation
Standard Wall Plate Mounting
These phones are designed to be mounted on a standard AT&T or GTE wall
plate. To attach the wall mount stand to the Base Unit:
1. Slide the wall mount stand into the
notches at the top of the Base Unit.
2. Rotate the wall mount stand down and
snap it into place.
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3. Plug the AC Adapter into the Base Unit.
4. Wrap the AC Adapter cord around the
strain relief on the Base Unit.
5. Place the AC Adapter cord inside the
molded channel.
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6.
Plug one end of the short telephone
cord into the TEL LINE jack on the Base
Unit.
7. Place the telephone cord inside the
molded channel on the bottom of the
Base Unit.
Then plug the other end of the
telephone cord into the modular jack
on the wall.
8. Place the Base Unit on the posts of the
wall plate and push down until it’s
firmly seated.
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9. Plug the AC Adapter into a standard
120V AC wall outlet.
Note: Do not use an outlet controlled
by a wall switch.
AC
ADAPTER
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Direct Wall Mounting
If you do not have a standard wall plate, you can mount your phone directly
on a wall. Before mounting your phone, consider the following:
+ Select a location away from electrical cables, pipes, or other items
behind the mounting location that could cause a hazard when
inserting screws into the wall.
+ Make sure the wall material is capable of supporting the weight of the
Base Unit and Handset.
+ Use #10 screws with anchoring devices suitable for the wall material
where the Base Unit will be placed.
1. Insert two mounting screws 315⁄16 inches
apart. Allow about 3⁄16 of an inch
between the wall and screw heads for
mounting the phone.
3/16 IN.
3 15/16 IN.
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2. Plug the AC Adapter into the Base Unit.
3. Wrap the AC Adapter cord around the
strain relief on the Base Unit.
4. Place the AC Adapter cord inside the
molded channel.
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5. Plug one end of the long telephone
cord into the TEL LINE jack on the Base
Unit.
6. Place the cord inside the molded
channel on the bottom of the Base Unit.
7. Place the Base Unit on the screws and
push down until it’s firmly seated.
3/16 in.
3 15/16 in.
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8. Plug the other end of the telephone
line cord into the wall jack.
9. Plug the AC Adapter into a standard
120V AC wall outlet.
Note: Do not use an outlet controlled
by a wall switch.
AC
ADAPTER
Wide
Blade
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Setting Up Your Phone
Extending the Antenna
Before using your phone, be sure to
raise its antenna to the vertical position.
page
/find
status
Installing the Handset Battery Pack
1. Press in on the Battery Cover Release
and slide the battery compartment
cover down.
2. Align the plastic connector of the
Nickel-Cadmium battery pack with its
socket and plug it in.
❉
The black lead will be on the left when
the plug is properly aligned.
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4. Place the battery pack inside the battery
compartment, and slide the battery
cover back on.
❉
The built-in Memory Backup feature
allows up to 3 minutes to disconnect the
old battery pack and install a new one
without losing any numbers stored in
memory.
Installing the Beltclip
To attach the beltclip:
1. Remove the slot cover.
2. Put the beltclip in the slot and press
down until it clicks.
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Removing the Beltclip
1. Pull back on the release tab and pull up.
2. Replace the slot cover.
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Charging the Battery Pack
Initial Battery Charging
❉
1.
The rechargeable Nickel-Cadmium battery pack must be fully charged
before using your phone for the first time. We recommend that the
battery pack charge for approximately 15-20 hours, without
interruption, before plugging the phone line into your new phone.
Ether place the Handset upright on the
Base Unit
talk
caller id
mem
flash
1
— OR —
2abc
4 ghi
3def
5 jkl
7pqrs
6mno
8 tuv
9wxyz
tone
0 oper
function
rdl/pause
vol/can
chan/del
#
page
/find
status
Hang the Handset on the cradle when
the phone is mounted on a wall.
2. Make sure the Status LED on the Base
Unit lights. If the LED doesn’t light,
check to see that the AC adapter is
plugged in, and that the Handset is
making good contact with the Base Unit
charging contacts.
talk
caller id
mem
flash
1
2abc
4 ghi
5 jkl
7pqrs
8 tuv
tone
0 oper
function
rdl/pause
vol/can
3def
6mno
9wxyz
#
chan/del
page
/find
status
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Continuous Battery Charging
For the best battery performance, return the Handset to the Base Unit at the
end of the day. This keeps the battery fully charged, so your phone works
best.
Low Battery Indicator
When the Battery Pack in the Handset is
very low and needs to be charged, the
Battery icon on the Handset flashes.
TOTAL CALLS
10
If the Battery icon begins to flash, the phone is programmed to eliminate its
functions to save power. The table below describes what to do to return
your phone to normal operation.
During a Call
In Standby Mode
Only the TALK button operates.
None of the buttons will operate.
The Handset beeps and the Battery
icon flashes once every 3 seconds.
The Handset beeps and the Battery
icon flashes once every 3 seconds.
Complete your call as quickly as
possible.
You will not be able to make a call.
Return the Handset to the Base
Unit for charging.
Return the Handset to the Base
Unit for charging.
❉
Allow 15 to 20 hours without any interruption for the Handset to fully
recharge.
Cleaning the Battery Contacts
To maintain a good charge, it is
important to clean all charging contacts
on the Handset and Base Unit about
once a month. Use a pencil eraser or
Contacts
other contact cleaner. Do not use any
liquids or solvents.
page
/find
status
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Setting the Pulse/Tone Switch
Be sure the PULSE/TONE switch is in the
TONE position.
❉
PU
LS
E-
TO
N
E
Most phone systems are Tone dialing.
Check with your local phone company if
you are not sure whether your system is
Tone or Pulse dialing.
Adjusting Ringer Controls
❉
Please refer to the foldout in front of your operating guide for key
positions.
To adjust the ringer volume of your Handset, press vol/can until you hear the
desired ringer tone and volume.
Ring Type A High
Ring Type A Low
Ring Type B High
Ring Type B Low
To adjust the receiver volume, press vol/can while you are on a call.
VOLUME HIGH
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VOLUME LOW
Automatic Digital Code Security
To avoid unauthorized calls on your phone, a Digital Code feature was
added to the EXI 960 phone. This Digital Code is shared only between the
Handset and Base Unit. The Code is set automatically when you first use the
phone.
❉
Please refer to the foldout in front of your operating guide for key
positions.
To change the Digital Code, be sure the Handset is on the Base, then:
1. Remove the Handset from the Base Unit.
2. Press the page/find button on the Base
Unit.
pag
e/fin
d
sta
tus
3. Place the Handset back on the Base
Unit while it’s still beeping.
talk
caller id
mem
flash
1
2abc
4 ghi
5 jkl
7pqrs
8 tuv
tone
0 oper
function
redial
pause
volume
redial
3def
6mno
9wxyz
#
channel
delete
page
/find
status
4. When the beeping stops, briefly remove the Handset again, and then
return it to the Base Unit.
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0 oper
5. The Status LED on the Base Unit will
blink to indicate that the Digital
Security Code is set to one of the more
than 65,000 codes.
function
rdl/pause
vol/can
#
chan/del
page
/find
status
❉
If the Base Unit loses power while the Handset is off the Base, the
Digital Code may be erased. When this happens, the Handset will not
function.
To reestablish communication between the Handset and Base Unit:
1. Restore power to the Base Unit.
2. Place the Handset back on the Base Unit.
3. The Status LED on the Base Unit will blink to indicate that the Digital
Security Code is set.
Entering the Local Area Code
❉
Please refer to the foldout in front of your operating guide for key
positions.
❉
If you do noit press a key within 5 seconds, the Handset beeps and the
phone returns to standby.
You must enter your local area code for the Caller ID redial features to work
properly.
To enter your local area code:
1. Remove the Handset from the Base Unit.
2. Press function twice.
AREA CODE
1-
3. Enter your local area code. For
example, 817.
AREA CODE
1-817
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4. Press mem. A confirmation tone sounds
and the display remains on for two
seconds.
STORING
6 CALLS
5. Place the Handset on the Base. The Status icon on the Base Unit will
blink to indicate that the area code is stored.
To delete your local area code:
1. Remove the Handset from the Base Unit.
2. Press function twice.
AREA CODE
1-817
3. Press chan/del three times.
AREA CODE
1-
4. Press mem. A confirmation tone sounds
and the display remains on for two
seconds.
DELETING
1-817
5. Place the Handset on the Base. The Status icon on the Base Unit will
blink to indicate that the setting is stored.
Setting Caller ID on Call Waiting
❉
You must subscribe to Caller ID on call waiting from your local phone
service to use this feature.
You can set your EXI 960 phone to display information about calls that
generate a call waiting tone while you are on a call.
❉
With this feature set you will not be able to hear the person you are
talking to for 2.4 seconds after you receive the call waiting tone.
To turn Caller ID on Call Waiting on:
1. Remove the Handset from the Base Unit.
2. Press function three times.
CIDCW OFF
ON-1 OFF-0
3. Press 1.
CIDCW ON
ON-1 OFF-0
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4. Press mem. A confirmation tone sounds
and the display remains on for two
seconds.
CIDCW ON
ON-1 OFF-0
5. Place the Handset on the Base. The Status icon on the Base Unit will
blink to indicate that the setting has been stored.
To turn Caller ID on Call Waiting off:
1. Remove the Handset from the Base Unit.
2. Press function three times
CIDCW ON
ON-1 OFF-0
3. Press 0.
CIDCW OFF
ON-1 OFF-0
4. Press mem. A confirmation tone sounds
and the display remains on for two
seconds.
CIDCW OFF
ON-1 OFF-0
5. Place the Handset on the Base. The Status icon on the Base Unit will
blink to indicate that the setting has been stored.
Setting the AutoTalk Feature
To turn AutoTalk on:
1. Remove the Handset from the Base Unit.
2. Press function four times.
AUTOTALK OFF
ON-1 OFF-0
3. Press 1.
AUTOTALK ON
ON-1 OFF-0
4. Press mem. A confirmation tone sounds
and the display remains on for two
seconds.
AUTOTALK ON
ON-1 OFF-0
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To turn AutoTalk off:
1. Remove the Handset from the Base Unit.
2. Press function four times.
AUTOTALK ON
ON-1 OFF-0
3. Press 0.
AUTOTALK OFF
ON-1 OFF-0
4. Press mem. A confirmation tone sounds
and the display remains on for two
seconds.
AUTOTALK OFF
ON-1 OFF-0
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Using Your Phone
❉
Please refer to the foldout in front of your operating guide for key
positions.
Making Calls
1. Remove the Handset from the Base Unit.
2. Dial the number you wish to call. For
example, 1234567
CIDCW ON
1234567
3. If you entered a wrong number, press
chan/del to backspace until the number
is erased.
CIDCW ON
123456
❉
To cancel making the call, press vol/can.
4. Press talk. The LCD displays the channel
number.
❉
CH-10
CH-10
If the Handset fails to connect with the Base, the Handset beeps and
returns to standby mode.
5. During your conversation the LCD
displays the call timer.
CIDCW ON
00:00:01
When you are finished with the conversation, press talk to hang up.
— OR —
Place the Handset back on the Base.
Receiving Calls
❉
You must subscribe to Caller ID services from your local phone
company for the caller’s name and number to be displayed.
When the EXI 960 receives a call, the Status LED on the Base Unit will blink.
Depending on the caller information available, several displays can occur.
When the phone rings, the LCD
displays a calling screen for two rings. If
Caller ID information about the person
calling you is not available, this screen
remains on until you answer the call.
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LINE ERROR
CALLING
Once the Caller ID information is
received, the LCD displays:
KATHLEEN ROL
817-858-3333
— OR —
If the signal is invalid, the LCD displays:
LINE ERROR
UKNOWN NUM.
 OR 
If the number of the person calling is a
private number, the LCD displays:
PRIVATE NAME
PRIVATE NUM.
 OR 
If the name of the person calling is a
private name, the LCD displays:
PRIVATE NAME
817-858-3333
 OR 
If the number of the person calling is
unknown, the LCD displays:
UKNOWN NAME
UKNOWN NUM.
 OR 
If the name of the person calling is
unknown, the LCD displays:
UKNOWN NAME
PRIVATE NUM.
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Answering a Call with AutoTalk Enabled
If you have enabled the AutoTalk feature, just remove the Handset from the
Base to answer an incoming call. See “Setting the AutoTalk Feature” on page
30 for details on setting AutoTalk.
Answering a Call without AutoTalk Enabled
1. When the phone rings, pick up the
Handset and press talk. The channel
number is displayed for 2 seconds.
During your conversation the LCD displays
the call timer.
CH-10
CH-10
CIDCW ON
00:00:01
When you are finished with the conversation, press talk to hang up.
— OR —
Place the Handset back on the Base.
Redialing the Last Number Called
1. Remove the Handset from the Base Unit.
2. Press talk.
CH-10
CH-10
❉
If the Handset fails to connect with the Base, the Handset beeps and
returns to standby mode.
❉
If you do not press a key within 5 seconds, the Handset beeps and the
phone returns to standby.
3. Press rdl/pause.
❉
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CIDCW ON
1234567
If the last number dialed is longer than 12 digits, the display will
scroll to the left until the last number is shown in the display.
4. During your conversation the LCD
displays the call timer.
CIDCW ON
00:00:01
When you are finished with the conversation, press talk to hang up.
— OR —
Place the Handset back on the Base.
Using the Flash Key with Call Waiting
❉
You must subscribe to call waiting service from your local phone
company to use this feature.
❉
If you do not press a key within 5 seconds, the Handset beeps and the
phone returns to standby.
1. While talking, you hear the call waiting
signal.
KATHLEEN ROL
817-858-3333
2. Press flash to switch to that call.
CIDCW ON
00:00:01
3. To switch back to your original call, press flash again.
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Using Caller ID
The Caller ID Display
The LCD displays information about the current call and previous calls
received on your EXI 960 cordless phone, including the total calls received,
and the number of new calls received.
The LCD display is always active while the Handset is on the Base. While the
Handset is off the Base, the LCD display remains on for two minutes before
turning off. To reactivate the LCD, you need to press the caller id key.
LCD with Handset on Base
TOTAL CALLS
10
NO NEW CALLS
NEW
02
TOTAL
10
WITH NEW CALLS
LCD with Handset off Base and caller id Pressed.
TOTAL CALLS
10
NO NEW CALLS
❉
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NEW
02
TOTAL
10
WITH NEW CALLS
The EXI 960 can store information on up to 30 different calls.
Information on new calls received after 30 calls will be stored, and the
oldest call in memory will be deleted.
Viewing Calls in Memory
❉
If you do not press a key within 5 seconds, the Handset beeps and the
phone returns to standby.
1. Remove the Handset from the Base Unit.
2. Press caller id.
TOTAL CALLS
10
3. To view calls stored in memory, Press
the ▼ or ▲ keys.
KATHLEEN ROL
817-858-3333
Calling the Displayed Number
To dial the number currently displayed, press the talk key.
To add a 1 for long distance dialing, press 1 and then press the talk key.
❉
If the number is longer than 12 digits, the display will scroll to the left
until the last number is shown in the display.
4. To see all calls stored in memory, press
the ▲ key repeatedly until the LCD
displays END.
END
817-858-3333
To see the time and day a call was received:
1. While the name and number are
displayed press *.
05-10
10:05 AM
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2. To return to the name and number display press *.
To see how many times a caller has phoned:
1. While the name and number are
displayed, press 9.
KATHLEEN ROL
6 CALLS
2. To return to the name and number display press 9.
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Programming Your Phone
Storing a Caller ID number in Dial Memory
❉
You can store up to 20 Caller ID numbers in Dial memory.
You can transfer up to 20 Caller ID numbers to Dial memory to be used later
with memory dialing. See Calling a Number Stored in Memory on page 38
for details on how to use the memory dial feature.
1. Remove the Handset from the Base Unit.
2. Press caller id.
TOTAL CALLS
10
3. Press ▲ or ▼ until the call you want to
store is displayed.
KATHLEEN ROL
817-858-3333
4. Press mem.
LOCATION?
6 CALLS
5. Enter the memory location, for
example, 05. You hear a confirmation
beep and the LCD displays:
STORING
6 CALLS
6. Press caller id to clear the display, or wait two minutes and the display
will clear automatically.
Entering a Number in Dial Memory
❉
You can store up to 20 Caller ID numbers in Dial memory.
You can manually enter any number into dial memory so that it can be
dialed later.
1. Remove the Handset from the Base Unit.
2. Press function.
DIAL MEMORY?
MEM-1 EDIT-0
3. Press 1.
PHONE NO.?
MEM-1 EDIT-0
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4. Enter the phone number you want to
store. For example, 1234567.
PHONE NO.?
1234567
5. Press mem.
NAME?
6. Enter a name up to 12 characters long using the ▼ and ▲ keys to select
characters and the 0 or 2to move one character to left or right. The
available characters are A-z, a-z, 0-9, * # & ‘ ( ) , / and a blank.
For example, to enter the name Bob Jones:
Press ▲ until B is displayed in the LCD.
❉
You can hold down the key to scroll
through the characters.
Press 2 to move one character to the
right.
Press ▼ until o is displayed in the LCD.
Press 2 to move one character to the
right.
NAME?
B
NAME?
Bo
NAME?
Bo
NAME?
Bo
Press ▼ until b is displayed in the LCD.
NAME?
Bob
Continue until the name Bob Jones is
displayed in the LCD.
NAME?
Bob Jones
7. Press mem.
LOCATION?
6 CALLS
37
8. Enter a memory location for the
number. For example, press 05 to
assign location 05 to the number. You
hear a confirmation beep and the LCD
displays:
STORING
6 CALLS
Calling a Number Stored in Memory
Use this feature to dial a number previously stored in memory. See Storing a
Caller ID number in Dial Memory on page 36 or Entering a Number in Dial
Memory on page 36 for details.
1. Remove the Handset from the Base Unit.
2. Press mem.
LOCATION?
6 CALLS
3. Enter the memory location. For
example, for memory location 05, press
05.
05 Bob Jones
1234567
❉
If you want to dial a different number stored in dial memory, use the
▲ and ▼ keys to scroll through the numbers stored in memory. The
memory locations are like a list with 1 at the top and 20 at the bottom.
4. Press talk to dial the number.
Editing and Deleting Numbers in Dial Memory
Use this feature to edit or delete numbers stored in dial memory.
1. Remove the Handset from the Base Unit.
2. Press function.
DIAL MEMORY?
MEM-1 EDIT-0
3. Press 0.
LOCATION?
6 CALLS
4. Enter the memory location to edit or
delete. For example, to edit or delete
location 05, press 05.
05 Bob Jones
1234567
— OR —
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Use the ▲ and ▼ keys to scroll to the
memory location.
05 Bob Jones
1234567
To delete the entry in dial memory:
Press and hold chan/del for two seconds.
A confirmation tone sounds and the
memory location is cleared.
05
No memory
To edit the number entry in dial memory, for example, to change 4567 to
5941:
Repeat steps 1 - 4 and press mem.
Bob Jones
1234567
Press chan/del four times.
Bob Jones
123
Enter 5941.
Bob Jones
1235941
To edit the name entry in dial memory, for example to change Bob Jones to
Tom Jones:
Repeat steps 1 - 4 and press mem twice.
Bob Jones
1235941
Press ▼ until T is displayed in the LCD.
Tob Jones
1235941
Press 2 twice to move two characters
to the right.
Press ▼ until m is displayed in the LCD.
Press mem.
Tob Jones
1235941
Tom Jones
1235941
STORING
6 CALLS
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Troubleshooting
If your EXI 960 Cordless Telephone is not performing to your expectations,
please try these simple steps. If you are still unable to resolve the problems,
contact Uniden Customer Service at (800) 297-1023, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Central, Monday through Friday.
Problem
Suggestion
Charge light won’t come on when
Handset is placed in Base Unit.
Make sure AC Adapter is plugged
into the Base Unit and wall outlet.
Make sure Handset is properly
seated in Base Unit.
Make sure that the charging
contacts on the Handset and Base
Unit are clean.
Audio sounds weak and/or
scratchy.
Make sure that the Base Unit
antenna is fully extended and
vertical.
Move the Handset and/or Base
Unit to different locations and try
again.
Press the chan/del key to select
another channel.
Can’t make or receive calls.
Check both ends of the Base Unit
telephone line cord.
Make sure the AC Adapter is
plugged into the Base Unit and
wall outlet.
Disconnect the AC Adapter for a
few minutes, and then reconnect it.
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Problem
Handset doesn’t ring or receive a
page.
Suggestion
Nickel-Cadmium battery pack
may be weak. Charge the battery
on the Base Unit for 15–20 hours.
Extend the Base Unit antenna
vertically.
The Handset may be too far away
from the Base Unit.
Place the Base Unit away from
noise sources.
The Digital Security Code may be
erased. Set the Digital Code.
Hear only continuous static from
Handset and phone will not turn
off.
The power has been interrupted
during a call.
Restore power to the Base Unit.
Make sure the phone is not
plugged into an outlet controlled
by a wall switch.
If a power failure has occurred
and power will be out for some
time, remove the battery from the
Handset. This will prevent the
battery from completely
discharging.
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Specifications
General – The EXI 960 complies with FCC Parts 15 and 68.
Frequency Control
PLL
Modulation
FM
Operating Temperature
-10°C to 30°C
Base Unit
Receive Frequency
902.10 to 905.00 MHz (30 Channels)
Transmit Frequency
925.00 to 927.90 MHz (30 Channels)
Power Requirements
9 V 210 mA (from AC Adapter)
Size
7 3/4" H X 5 1/2" W X 2 1/2" D
Weight
Approximately 11.1 oz.
Handset
Receive Frequency
925.00 to 927.90 MHz (30 Channels)
Transmit Frequency
902.10 to 905.00 MHz (30 Channels)
Power Requirements
Rechargeable Ni-Cd Battery Pack
Size (w/o antenna)
7 1/2" H X 2" W X 2 1/4" D
Weight (w/battery)
Approximately 10 oz.
Battery
Capacity
600mAh 3.6V
Talk Mode
7 hours
Standby
14 days
Mode
Specifications, Features, and availability of Optional Accessories are all
subject to change without prior notice.
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PRECAUTIONS
Before you read anything else, please observe the
following:
WARNING!
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 WARNING
■ 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 this Guide . Using another charger may damage the
battery or cause the battery to explode.
RECHARGEABLE NICKEL-CADMIUM BATTERIES MUST BE
RECYCLED OR DISPOSED OF PROPERLY
■ Residents of Minnesota should contact 1-800-225-PRBA for information
concerning reclamation and disposal of Rechargeable Nickel-Cadmium
Batteries.
■ Residents outside of Minnesota should contact their local authorities for
information concerning reclamation and disposal of Rechargeable
Nickel-Cadmium Batteries.
Controls and Functions
flash
1
2abc
3def
4 ghi
5 jkl
6mno
7pqrs
8 tuv
9wxyz
0 oper
#
a
b
c
d
e
f
tone
1
talk
2
3
4
caller id
mem
8
9
flash
1
2abc
3def
4 ghi
5 jkl
6mno
7pqrs
8 tuv
9wxyz
0 oper
#
page/find
5
6
7
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
tone
function rdl/pause vol/can chan/del
14
10
11
12
13
LCD Display
Talk Key talk
Flash Key flash
Keypad (see breakout)
Star Key
Function Key function
Redial/Pause Key rdl/pause
Caller ID Key caller id
Memory Key mem
Pound Key
Channel/Delete Key chan/del
status
900 MHz Extend A Phone
12.
13.
14.
15.
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
Volume Cancel Key vol/can
Microphone
Page/Find Button page/find
Status LED
Channel Down Key ▼
Channel Up Key ▲
Backspace Key 0
Forward Key 2
Caller Time Key *
Number of Calls # (caller id)
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One-Year Limited Warranty
Important: Evidence of original purchase is required for warranty service.
WARRANTOR: UNIDEN AMERICA CORPORATION (“Uniden”)
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 Operating Guide 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 repair the defect
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. THE LIMITED WARRANTY SET FORTH
ABOVE IS THE SOLE AND ENTIRE WARRANTY PERTAINING TO THE PRODUCT
AND IS IN LIEU OF AND EXCLUDES ALL OTHER WARRANTIES OF ANY NATURE
WHATSOEVER, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR ARISING BY OPERATION OF LAW,
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THIS WARRANTY
DOES NOT COVER OR PROVIDE FOR THE REIMBURSEMENT OR PAYMENT OF
INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not allow this
exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages so the above
limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
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.
PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING PERFORMANCE OF WARRANTY: If, after
following the instructions in this Operating Guide you are certain that the Product is
defective, pack the Product carefully (preferably in its original packaging). 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, or
delivered to warrantor at:
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
Covered under one or more of the following U.S. patents:
4,511,761
4,595,795
4,797,916
4,523,058
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