Avaya B149 Cordless Telephone User Manual

Avaya B149 Conference Phone
User Guide
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March 2011
Avaya B149 Conference Phone User Guide
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The patented audio technology OmniSound® 2.0 provides impressive audio quality for
your distance meetings. Full-duplex audio via the hypersensitive microphone and powerful
speakers enables speech in both directions. This natural loudspeaker sound quality is
critical for effective, collaborative meetings that keep everyone engaged and contributing.
OmniSound 2.0® is also enhanced with innovative features: noise suppression minimizes
distracting background noise, wideband voice transmission provides a 7 kHz frequency
range during VoIP calls, and an equalizer allows you to adjust the sound to suit the room’s
acoustics.
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Table of contents
Description
2
General................................................... 2
Maintenance........................................... 2
keypad................................................... 4
Navigation and selection in menus............ 5
Connections
6
Unpacking.............................................. 6
Connecting and installing......................... 6
Select region and language....................... 6
Answering and making calls
7
Answering calls....................................... 7
Ending calls............................................ 7
Making calls............................................ 7
Making three-way calls............................. 8
During a call
9
Displaying recording feature status...........17
Settings
18
Selecting languages................................18
Select region..........................................18
Deactivating keypad tones.......................18
Adjusting date and time..........................18
Adjusting ring level volume......................19
Adjusting the flash/R pulse duration ........19
Selecting Caller ID standard....................19
Adjusting sound (equalizer)..................... 20
Changing text on the display screen......... 20
Adjusting LCD contrast........................... 20
Resetting.............................................. 20
Checking status..................................... 20
Technical specifications
21
Adjusting the speaker volume.................... 9
Placing calls on temporary hold................. 9
Ending calls............................................ 9
Conference guide
10
Creating conference groups.....................10
Making conference group calls.................10
Making multi-party calls..........................11
Displaying conference group participants..11
Editing conference groups.......................11
Deleting conference groups......................12
Delete all conference groups....................12
Conference guide settings.......................12
Displaying conference guide status...........12
Phonebook
13
Searching for contacts............................13
Adding contacts.....................................13
Editing contacts.....................................13
Deleting contacts....................................14
Deleting all conference groups.................14
Displaying phonebook status....................14
Recording
15
Starting a recording................................15
Mute function.........................................15
Hold......................................................15
Ending a recording..................................15
Listening to a recording...........................16
Managing recordings...............................17
Adjusting the recording indicator..............17
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Description
General
The Avaya B149 conference phone offers a host of innovative features:
• OmniSound® audio technology.
• Conference guide for easy set-up of multiparty calls.
• Record your meetings with an SD memory card so that you can listen to them later
on.
• Expansion microphones can be added to increase the voice pickup range.
(Optional.)
Maintenance
Clean the equipment with a soft, dry cloth. Never use liquids.
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Description
Speaker
Microphone
Display screen
Keypad
LEDs
SD memory card
port
LEDs
Flashing blue Incoming call
Steady blue light Call in progress
Flashing red Hold, microphone and
speaker turned off
Steady red light Mute, microphone turned off
Analog line connection
Expansion
microphone port
Expansion microphone
port
Security lock port
Power supply port
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Description
keypad
UP ARROW
Navigation in menus
Display of call list
MENU,
Settings menu
DOWN ARROW
Navigation in menus
Display of call list
C
No/end/back
Start/stop recording
OK
Yes/confirm choice
Answer/connect calls and
Flash
Increase volume
During a call: Press to call
a new person
Decrease volume
Hang up/end call
CONFERENCE
Automatic dialling of
conference groups
Mute
One press of this button
will always connect all
parties to a conference call
HOLD
Alphanumerical buttons
Phonebook
Writing text
Each button contains letters and characters – more than those shown on the button
(see illustration below). Press the same button repeatedly to change to another character. If there are two letters under the same button that you want to enter one after the
other, you need to pause slightly before entering the second letter.
Press the C button to delete the last character you entered.
(space) . - 1
A B C Å Ä Á À 2
D E F É È 3
G H I 4
J K L 5
M N O Ö Ø Ñ 6
P Q R S 7
T U V Ü Ú 8
W X Y Z 9
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Navigation and selection in menus
 Press MENU.
 Select the option you want from the menu using the arrow buttons.
 Confirm by pressing OK to select the marked option.
 Cancel the setting or go back one level in the menu by pressing C.
 Quit the menu by pressing MENU again.
 Note that after you have made changes to a setting, you must press OK to activate
the setting.
Writing style in instructions
In the instructions, MENU > SETTINGS means you should:
 Press MENU.
 Mark the SETTINGS option using the arrow buttons and confirm by pressing OK to
open the menu.
Menu tree
PHONE BOOK
SETTINGS
CONF GUIDE
RECORDING
SEARCH CONTACT
LANGUAGE
SEARCH GROUP
PLAYBACK FILE
ADD CONTACT
REGION
SHOW GROUP
RENAME FILE
EDIT CONTACT
KEY TONE
ADD GROUP
DELETE FILE
ERASE CONTACT
TIME DATE
EDIT GROUP
DELETE ALL
ERASE ALL
RING LEVEL
ERASE GROUP
SETTINGS
STATUS
STATUS
FLASH
ERASE ALL
CALLER ID
SETTINGS
EQUALIZER
STATUS
STATUS
SCREEN TEXT
LCD CONTRAST
DEFAULT
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Connections
Unpacking
 Check that all parts are included in the package. If any parts are missing, please
contact your retailer.
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The Avaya B149 conference phone
Power adapter with universal socket compatibility
7.5 metre cable for electric power and line connection
Intermediate plugs for analog connection
Quick reference guides in different languages
Connecting and installing
 Connect to an analog line as illustrated.
 Plug the Avaya B149 into the mains using the power adapter as illustrated.
 Place the conference phone in the middle of the table.
Select region and language
The first time the Avaya B149 is started, you will be required to select the region in
which you are located. The Avaya B149 then automatically configures to the telecom
network for that region.
 Select the region in which you are located. Click OK to confirm your selection.
 You can use the arrow buttons to press an alphanumeric button to jump to the first
region that starts with that letter in the list.
 Select the language you want. Click OK to confirm your selection.
 Select MENU > SETTINGS if you want to set the date and time or make other
adjustments.
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Answering and making calls
Answering calls
A ring tone is heard and the blue LEDs start flashing.
 Press
to answer.
The LEDs show a steady blue light. The duration of the call is shown on the display screen.
Ending calls
 End the call by pressing
.
Making calls
 Dial the number.
 Press .
The number is called and the LEDs show a steady blue light. The duration of the call is shown
on the display screen.
Or:
 Press .
 Dial the number.
The number is called and the LEDs show a steady blue light. The duration of the call is shown
on the display screen.
Redialling
 Press an arrow button.
The last number that you dialled appears on the display screen.
 Use the arrow buttons to look through previously dialled numbers.
 Press .
The number you select is dialled.
Calling from the phonebook
Please turn to page 13 for instructions on adding and updating contacts in the phonebook.
 Press (Phonebook).
 Mark the contact you want.
 You can use the arrow buttons to press an alphanumeric button to jump to the first
name that starts with that letter in the list.
 Press
.
The contact you select is dialled.
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Answering and making calls
Making three-way calls
The simplest way to set up a multi-party call is to use the conference guide (see page
10). You can connect another party to an on-going call as follows. During a call, the
button acts as Flash/R-pulse, which means it transmits commands to the PBX.
 If you experience problems making multi-party calls: Please contact your telephone
administrator. Turn to page 12 for more details.
 Press
(F).
A second dialling tone is heard.
 Dial the second participant’s number and wait for an answer.
(F) button and then 3.
 Press the
All three participants are now linked together in one call.
If you don’t get an answer when you dial the second number
 Go back to the first call by pressing
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During a call
Adjusting the speaker volume
 Adjust the speaker volume using the buttons
and
.
Placing calls on temporary hold
Mute
 Press
(Mute) to turn off the microphone.
The LEDs change from blue to red. The other party cannot hear what you are saying.
 Press
(Mute) to reconnect the call.
Hold
 Press HOLD to put the call on hold.
The LEDs change from blue to flashing red. Both the microphone and the speaker are turned off
and the call is on hold.
 Press HOLD to reconnect the call.
Ending calls
 End the call by pressing
.
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Conference guide
The conference guide allows you to create 20 conference groups with up to six people in
each. You can now call the participants in a meeting by simply pressing a few buttons.
You may need to adjust some settings in your Avaya B149 to make it compatible with
your PBX. Please turn to page 12 in this User Guide for more details.
Entering text with the keypad
Please turn to page 4 for instructions on using the keypad to enter text.
Creating conference groups
 Select MENU > CONF GUIDE > ADD GROUP.
 Enter a group name and press OK to confirm.
 Press OK to enter the first person.
 Write the name of the first person and press OK to confirm. Enter the number and
press OK to confirm.
 Press OK to add another person and repeat the above steps.
 Conclude by pressing C.
Making conference group calls
 Press the (Conference) button.
 Select the conference group you want to call.
The Avaya B149 dials the first person and asks you to confirm when the person answers.
 Press OK when the first person has answered.
 Continue in the same way for each person in the group.
If you don’t get an answer
 Press C if one of the persons you are trying to call does not answer.
The conference guide will ask you if you want to redial that person.
 Either press OK or C.
If you decide not to redial (C) you will be asked if you want to end the conference guide or
continue to the next person.
 Press OK to continue and C to end the guide.
When the guide has ended, you will be connected with up to six people and ready to start your
conference.
 Please note that you can also call a conference group via SEARCH GROUP in the
CONF GUIDE menu.
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conference guide
Making multi-party calls
 Press the (Conference) button.
 Select QUICK GUIDE with the arrow buttons. Press OK to confirm.
The Quick Guide asks you to dial the first number.
 Dial the first person’s telephone number. Press OK to confirm.
 Press OK when the first person has answered.
 Press OK to call another person and repeat the above steps. Press C when you have
called all the persons you want for your meeting.
If one of the persons does not answer, follow the steps for calling a saved conference
group (see above).
Displaying conference group participants
 Select MENU > CONF GUIDE > SHOW GROUP.
 Mark the group you want and press OK.
The names of the conference group participants are displayed.
Editing conference groups
 Select MENU > CONF GUIDE > EDIT GROUP.
Here, you can change the name of a conference group, add or delete a person from a
group and change a person’s name and phone number.
 Mark your choice of option in the menu using the arrow buttons and press OK to
confirm.
The names of the conference groups are displayed.
 Mark the group you want to change and press OK to confirm.
 Mark a person you want to change and press OK to confirm.
 Make the change and press OK to confirm.
 Delete a number or a letter in a name by pressing C. If you want to cancel the
change you are making and leave the name or number as they were, press C until
the CONFERENCE GUIDE menu appears.
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conference guide
Deleting conference groups
 Select MENU > CONF GUIDE > ERASE GROUP.
 Mark the group you want to delete and press OK.
 Confirm that you really want to delete the group by pressing OK or cancel the deletion of a group by pressing C.
Delete all conference groups
 Select MENU > CONF GUIDE > ERASE ALL.
 Confirm that you really want to delete all groups by pressing OK or cancel the deletion of all groups by pressing C.
Conference guide settings
When a multi-party call is going to be connected, a special signal (flash or R-pulse) is
produced which transmits the command (request, return and conference) to the PBX. It
may be necessary to change the type of signal if calls are connected via a PBX.
 Select MENU > CONF GUIDE > SETTINGS.
 Enter the command for a request for a new dialling tone and press OK to confirm.
(“F” is the default setting)
 Enter the command to connect everyone to a multi-party call and press OK to
confirm. (“F3” is the default setting)
 Enter the command to return to your original call and press OK to confirm. (“F” is
the default setting)
If you experience problems making multi-party calls
It may be necessary to change the duration of the R-pulse so that it works with your
PBX. Read “ADJUSTING THE FLASH/R PULSE DURATION” on page 19.
Your PBX may not be programmed to admit multi-party calls or the procedure may be
different. Please contact your telephone administrator or service provider.
Displaying conference guide status
 Select MENU > CONF GUIDE > STATUS.
The display screen indicates the number of conference groups already stored plus how many
more groups can be added.
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Phonebook
The Avaya B149 has a phonebook that holds up to 50 entries. See page 7 for making
calls via the phonebook.
Entering text with the keypad
Please turn to page 4 for instructions on using the keypad to enter text.
Searching for contacts
 Press (Phonebook).
 Another way to search for a contact in the address book is to hold down a number
button for two seconds (see page 8). You can also search for a contact via the
PHONEBOOK menu. (MENU > PHONE BOOK > SEARCH CONTACT).
 Mark the contact you want.
 You can use the arrow buttons to press an alphanumeric button to jump to the first
name that starts with that letter in the list.
 Press OK or
to dial the selected contact, C to return to the PHONEBOOK menu
or MENU to exit the menu.
Adding contacts
 Select MENU > PHONE BOOK > ADD CONTACT.
 Enter the name of the contact and press OK to confirm.
 Write the number and press OK to confirm.
 Press OK to add another contact or MENU to exit the menu.
Editing contacts
 Select MENU > PHONE BOOK > EDIT CONTACT.
 Mark the contact you want to change. Press OK to confirm.
 Make the change and press OK to confirm.
 Delete a number or a letter in a name by pressing C. If you want to cancel the
change you are making and leave the name or number as they were, press C until
the PHONEBOOK menu appears.
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phonebook
Deleting contacts
 Select MENU > PHONE BOOK > ERASE CONTACT.
 Mark the contact you want to delete and press OK.
 Confirm that you really want to delete the contact by pressing OK or cancel the
deletion of a contact by pressing C.
Deleting all conference groups
 Select MENU > PHONE BOOK > ERASE ALL.
 Confirm that you really want to delete all contacts by pressing OK or cancel the
deletion of a contact by pressing C.
Displaying phonebook status
 Select MENU > PHONE BOOK > STATUS.
The display screen indicates the number of contacts already stored plus how many more
contacts can be added.
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Recording
It is possible to record a phone conference on an SD (Secure Digital) memory card so
you can listen to it later on.
A flashing symbol appears on the display screen during recording. A beep is heard every
20 seconds so that other parties in the call know it is being recorded. The beep can be
turned off (see page 17).
The recorded call is saved on the memory card. The document is named after the time
at which the recording began (e.g. 14-35-01.wav) and is saved in a folder with the
current date. This name can be changed after the recording has ended (see page 17).
Starting a recording
Remember to notify all parties in the call before you start recording.
 Press the REC /C button for two seconds and press OK to confirm.
The recording symbol flashes on the display screen.
Mute function
 Press the
(Mute) button during a call to turn the microphone off.
The LEDs change from blue to red.
The other party cannot hear what you are saying and only the called party is recorded.
Hold
 Press HOLD during the call to put the call on hold.
The LEDs change from blue to flashing red.
Both the microphone and the speaker are turned off and the call is on hold. None of the parties
will now be recorded.
Ending a recording
 Press the REC /C button for two seconds and press OK to confirm.
The recording symbol is no longer displayed on the screen.
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recording
Listening to a recording
You can listen to a recorded phone conference on your Avaya B149 or a computer using
an SD memory card reader. Recordings are saved in .wav format and can be played
back on your choice of media player.
Listening to recordings on the Avaya B149:
 Select MENU > RECORDING > PLAYBACK FILE.
 Mark the folder you want (date) and press OK to confirm.
A list of all recordings for the specified date is displayed. Names, date, time and length are
displayed for each recording.
 Mark the recording you want and start the playback by pressing OK.
Adjusting the speaker volume
 Increase the volume using the
button and lower it using
.
Pause playback
 Pause the playback by pressing OK.
 Restart playback by pressing OK again.
Move forward in the recording during playback
 Move forward in the recording by pressing arrow down or backward by pressing
arrow up.
 The recording advances about 10 seconds every time you press the button.
You can also jump further forward in the recording:
Key
Key
Key
Key
3
6
1
4
–
–
–
–
forward 1 minute
forward 10 minutes
backward 1 minute
backward 10 minutes
Stop playback
 Stop the playback by pressing C.
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recording
Managing recordings
Editing the name of a recording
 The recording is named by default with the time at which the recording started.
 Select MENU > RECORDING > RENAME FILE.
 Mark the folder you want and press OK to confirm.
 Mark the recording to be edited and press OK.
 Make the change and press OK to confirm.
 Delete a number or a letter in a name by pressing C.
If you want to cancel the change you are making and leave the name or number as they
were, press C several times until the RECORDING menu appears.
Deleting a recording
 Select MENU > RECORDING > DELETE FILE.
 Mark the folder you want and press OK.
 Mark the recording to be deleted and press OK.
 Confirm that you really want to delete the recording by pressing OK again, or cancel
the deletion of a recording by pressing C.
Deleting all recordings
 Select MENU > RECORDING > DELETE ALL.
 Confirm that you really want to delete all recordings by pressing OK again, or cancel
the deletion of a recording by pressing C.
Adjusting the recording indicator
A short beep is heard every 20 seconds so that all the parties in the call know it is
being recorded. This feature can be turned off.
 Select MENU > RECORDING > SETTINGS.
 Select your choice and press OK to confirm.
Displaying recording feature status
 Select MENU > RECORDING > STATUS.
The display screen indicates the number of recordings, the total length of recorded calls and
how many hours of recording time are left before the memory card is full.
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Settings
Selecting languages
 Select MENU > SETTINGS > LANGUAGE.
 Select the language you want and press OK to confirm.
Select region
The first time the Avaya B149 is started, you will be required to select the region in
which you are located. The Avaya B149 then automatically configures to the telecom
network for that region. Your selected entries can be changed later via this menu.
 Select MENU > SETTINGS > REGION.
 Select the region in which you are located.
Deactivating keypad tones
You can select whether or not you want a tone to be heard when you press a button.
Note that this setting does not affect the tone you hear when you dial a number in call
mode.
 Select MENU > SETTINGS > KEY TONE.
 Select your choice and press OK to confirm.
Adjusting date and time
Changing the date
 Select MENU > SETTINGS > TIME DATE > DATE.
 Change the flashing figures for the year using the arrow buttons or by entering the
figures on the keypad. Press OK to confirm and to continue to the month, and then
proceed in the same way for the day.
Changing the time
 Select MENU > SETTINGS > TIME DATE > TIME.
 Change the flashing figures for the hour using the arrow buttons or by entering the
figures on the keypad. Press OK to confirm and to continue to minutes.
Changing the time format
 Select MENU > SETTINGS > TIME DATE > TIME FORMAT.
 Select either a 12-hour or a 24-hour format using the arrow buttons and press OK
to confirm your choice.
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SETTINGS
Adjusting ring level volume
 Select MENU > SETTINGS > RING LEVEL.
 Select your choice and press OK to confirm.
 There are six volume levels plus a silent mode. You will hear the ring tone for each
level you select. If you select silent mode, an LED on the phone flashes when an
incoming call is received.
Adjusting the flash/R pulse duration
The Flash/R pulse (Register recall) is used to request a new line from the PBX. Different
countries may require different durations for activating the Flash/R pulse.
 Select MENU > SETTINGS > FLASH.
 Select your choice and press OK to confirm.
Examples of suitable settings are:
100 ms – Scandinavia, Europe, Siemens HiPath
300 ms – Germany, France, Israel
500 ms – USA
Selecting Caller ID standard
Avaya B149 needs to be configured to match the Caller ID standard in your country.
Note that in some cases even individual states/provinces within a country use different
standards. The table below is a guideline for choosing the correct setting. If the caller
ID is not working properly, select another setting or contact your telephone service
provider for further information.
Caller ID standard
Country
Bellcore (Telcordia)
Canada (usually), USA, Australia, New Zealand,
China, Hong Kong, Singapore
ETSI
Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy,
Luxemburg, Norway, Poland, Spain, Slovenia, Switzerland,
Turkey, South Africa, Taiwan
BT (British Telecom) United Kingdom
DTMF
Denmark, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Netherlands, Portugal,
Sweden, China, India, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Uruguay
 Select MENU > SETTINGS > CALLER ID.
 Select your choice and press OK to confirm.
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Settings
Adjusting sound (equalizer)
The sound reproduction can be adjusted to the required pitch (SOFT, NEUTRAL and
BRIGHT).
 Select MENU > SETTINGS > EQUALIZER.
 Select your choice and press OK to confirm.
Changing text on the display screen
The text on the display screen can be changed when the Avaya B149 is on hook.
 Select MENU > SETTINGS > SCREEN TEXT.
 Delete existing text using C and enter your new text. Press OK to confirm.
Adjusting LCD contrast
 Select MENU > SETTINGS > LCD CONTRAST.
 Select your choice and press OK to confirm.
Resetting
There is a menu option under SETTINGS that resets all settings to default. Please note
that this also deletes all contacts in the phonebook and all groups saved in the conference guide.
 Select MENU > SETTINGS > DEFAULT.
 Confirm that you really want to reset the settings to default by pressing OK again, or
cancel the resetting procedure by pressing C.
Checking status
If you need to check the software version or serial number.
 Select MENU > STATUS.
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Technical specifications
Size
Diameter 240 mm, height 77 mm
Weight
1 kg
Color
Charcoal black
Display screen
Illuminated graphics (LCD), 128x64
Keypad
Alphanumerical 0–9, *, off hook/F, on hook, mute, hold,
volume up, volume down, 5 buttons for menu navigation,
phone book, conference guide
Anti-theft protection
Kensington security slot
Memory
Support for SD memory cards up to 2 GB
Connectivity
Analog telephone connectivity
Modular 6/6 modular (RJ11) to a public analog telecommunication network or an analog PBX
Power supply
AC adapter 100–240 V AC/14 V DC
Expansion microphones
2 modular 4/4
Audio
Technology
OmniSound® 2.0
Microphone
Omni-directional
Reception area
Up to 30 metres2, >10 people
Speakers
Frequency band 200–3300 Hz
Sound level
90 dB SPL 0.5 m
Equalizer
Three pitches: soft, neutral, bright
Environment
Temperature
5°–40°C
Relative humidity
20-80% condensation free
Recommended acoustic conditions
Reverberation period: 0.5 S Rt 60
Background noise: 45 dBA
Approvals
Telecommunication
TBR21, 47 CFR Part 68/TIA, IC CS-03 Issue 1999/01/01
EMC
EN301 489-1,3. EN 300 220-1,2, FCC subparts B and C
Electrical safety
UL 60950-1, EN 60950-1:2001
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