FCC and Telephone Company Information (Cont.)
Important Safety Instructions (Cont.)
to a compatible modular jack that is also compliant. An RJ11 jack should
normally be used for connecting to a single line and an RJ14 jack for two lines.
where the cord may have anyone walking on it.
11. Never push objects of any kind into this product through slots in the
telephone base or handset as they may touch dangerous voltage
points or create a short circuit that could result in a risk of fire or electric
shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the product.
12.To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not disassemble this product,
but take it to an authorized service facility. Opening or removing parts
of the telephone base or handset other than specified access doors
may expose you to dangerous voltages or other risks. Incorrect
reassembling can cause electric shock when the product is
subsequently used.
13. Do not overload wall outlets and extension cords as this can result in
the risk of fire or electric shock.
14. The power adapter is intended to be correctly oriented in a vertical or
floor mount position. The prongs are not designed to hold the plug in
place if it is plugged into a ceiling or an under-the-table/cabinet outlet.
15. Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to an
authorized service facility under the following conditions:
A. When the power supply cord or plug is damaged or frayed.
B. If liquid has been spilled onto the product.
C. If the product has been exposed to rain or water.
D. If the product does not operate normally by following the operating
instructions. Adjust only those controls that are covered by the
operating instructions, as improper adjustment of other controls may
result in damage and often requires extensive work by an authorized
technician to restore the product to normal operation.
E. If the product has been dropped and the telephone base and/or
handset has been damaged.
F. If the product exhibits a distinct change in performance.
16. Avoid using a telephone (other than cordless) during an electrical storm.
There is a remote risk of electric shock from lightning.
17. Do not use the telephone to report a gas leak in the vicinity of the leak.
18. Do not dispose of batteries in a fire. They may explode. Check with
local codes for possible special disposal instructions.
The Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) is used to determine how many
devices you may connect to your telephone line and still have them ring when
you are called. The REN for this product is encoded as the 6th and 7th
characters following the US: in the product identifier (e.g., if ## is 03, the REN
is 0.3). In most, but not all areas, the sum of all RENs should be five (5.0) or
less. For more information, please contact your local telephone company.
This equipment may not be used with Party Lines. If you have specially wired
alarm dialing equipment connected to your telephone line, ensure the
connection of this equipment does not disable your alarm equipment. If you
have questions about what will disable alarm equipment, consult your
telephone company or a qualified installer.
If this equipment is malfunctioning, it must be unplugged from the modular
jack until the problem has been corrected. Repairs to this telephone
equipment can only be made by the manufacturer or its authorized agents.
For repair procedures, follow the instructions outlined under the Limited
Warranty.
If this equipment is causing harm to the telephone network, the telephone
company may temporarily discontinue your telephone service. The telephone
company is required to notify you before interrupting service. If advance notise
is not practical, you will be notified as soon as possible. You will be given the
opportunity to correct the problem and the telephone company is required to
inform you of your right to file a complaint with the FCC. Your telephone
company may make changes in its facilities, equipment, operation, or
procedures that could affect the proper functioning of this product. The
telephone company is required to notify you if such changes are planned.
This telephone system meets FCC Standards for Hearing Aid Compatibility.
Big Button Speakerphone
WARNING:
TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE
THIS PRODUCT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
Model EM300
FCC and Telephone Company Information
Your telephone equipment is approved for connection to the Public
Switched Telephone Network and is in complaince with parts 15 and 68,
FCC Rules and Regulations and the Technical Requirements for Telephone
Terminal Equipment published by ACTA.
FCC Part 15
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the requirements
for a Class B digital device under Part 15 of the Federal Communications
Commission (FCC) rules. These requirements are intended to provide
reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential
installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that 1interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to
radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the
equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
● Re-orient or relocate theing antenna.
● Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
● Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to
which the receiver is connected.
● Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Changes or modifications to this equipment not expressly approved by the
party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate
the equipment.
FCC Part 68 and ACTA
This equipment complies with Part 68 of the FCC rules and with technical
requirements adopted by the Administrative Council for Terminal
Attachments (ACTA). The label on the back or bottom of this equipment
contains, among other things, a product identifier in the format US:
AAAEQ##TXXXX. This identifier must be provided to your local telephone
company upon request.
The plug and jack used to connect this equipment to premises wiring and
the telephone network must comply with applicable Part 68 rules and
technical requirements adopted by ACTA. A compliant telephone cord and
modular plug is provided with this product. It is designed to be connected
CAUTION
Important Installation Information
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
The lightning flash with
arrowhead symbol, within
an equilateral triangle, is
intended to alert the user
to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage”
within the product’s
enclosure that may be of
sufficient magnitude to
constitute a risk of electric
shock to persons.
WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK
OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT
REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).
NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS
INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO
QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
The exclamation point
within the equilateral
triangle is intended to alert
the user to the presence of
important operating and
maintenance (servicing)
instructions in the literature
accompanying the product.
● Never install telephone wiring during a lightning storm.
● Never touch uninsulated telephone wires or terminals, unless the
telephone line has been disconnected at the network interface.
● Use caution when installing or modifying telephone lines.
● Never install telephone jacks in wet locations unless the jack is
specifically designed for wet locations.
● Temporarily disconnect any equipment connected to the phone, such as
faxes, other phones, or modems.
CAUTION: Disconnect the phone cord from the wall
outlet before installing or replacing the batteries.
(Only for telephones which require batteries)
Rating plate and caution marking are marked on the bottom enclosure
of the apparatus.
CAUTION: When using telephone equipment, there are basic
safety instructions that should always be followed. Refer to
the IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS provided with
this product and save them for future reference.
Important Safety Instructions
 Some of the below precautions may not apply to your product, e.g.: Battery
and power cord precautions.
When using your telephone equipment, basic safety precautions should
always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and injury,
including the following:
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. Do not use liquid
or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.
4. Do not use this product near water (for example, near a bath tub, kitchen
sink or swimming pool).
5. Do not place this product on an unstable surface, such as a table, shelf or
stand. The product may fall, causing serious damage.
6. Slots and openings in the back or bottom of the telephone base and
handset are provided for ventilation. To protect them from overheating,
these openings must not be blocked by placing the product on a soft
surface such as a bed, sofa or rug. This product should never be placed
near or over a radiator or heat register. This product should not be placed
in any area where proper ventilation is not provided.
7. Use only the power cord and batteries indicated in this manual.
8. 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 in your home, consult your dealer or local power company.
9. Plug the adaptor to the socket - outlet that is closest to the equipment and
which is easily accessible.
10. Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord. Do not install this product
Installation
1. Place your telephone on a hard, flat surface.
2. Insert the modular plugs of the coil handset cord into the jack of the
telephone handset and into the jack marked “TO HANDSET” at the
side of the telephone base (Figure 1).
3. Insert the straight-line cord into the modular jack at the back of the
telephone marked “TO WALL JACK”. (Figure 1)
connect straight line cord
to the jack marked [TO WALL JACK]
modular wall jack
connect the coil
cord to the
jack marked
[TO HANDSET]
H O LD
STO RE
AU TO
FLASH
R E D IA L
HF
M IC
Figure 1
connect coil cord
4. Make sure all plugs snap firmly in place.
5. Pick up the handset and confirm you hear the dial tone.
Wall Mount Installation
To mount your telephone on a wall plate (not included), connect the
mounting bracket to the back of the base (Figure 2), and plug the straight
line cord into a modular wall phone jack. Align the holes on the base with
the mounting studs on the wall plate, and pull the base down onto the
studs until the telephone is secure.
Installation (Cont.)
attach the wall mount bracket
to the back of the phone
Troubleshooting Tips
Warranty Information (Cont.)
● No dial tone - Check to see if your phone is properly connected to the
modular wall jack. (Refer to Installing Your Telephone).
● Phone doens’t ring - Make sure the [RINGER ON/OFF] switch (located
at the back of the base) is set to the ringer ON position.
● Handset volume is low - Adjust the [HANDSET VOLUME] switch to the
MID or HI position.
● Speaker volume is low - Adjust the [SPEAKER VOLUME] switch to the
desired volume level.
Some states do not allow the exclusion nor limitation of incidental or
consequential damages, or limitations on how long an implied warranty
lasts so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This
warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you also may have other rights
that vary from state to state.
Product Maintenance
Figure 2
Location of controls
1
1 2 3
2
4 5 6
3
4
Warranty Information
5
7 8 9
STORE
AUTO
FLASH
REDIAL
HF
13 11 9
12 10 8
MIC
16
1 Year Limited Warranty
17
In the unlikely event that this product is defective, or does not perform
properly , you may within one (1) year from your original date of purchase
return it to the authorized service center for repair or exchange.
18
* 0 #
HOLD
14
15
TO OBTAIN WARRANTY SERVICE:
● Provide proof of the date of purchase within the package
(Dated bill of sale).
● Prepay all shipping costs to the authorized service center, and
remember to insure your return.
● Include a return shipping address (no P.O. Boxes), a telephone
contact number, and the defective unit within the package.
● Describe the defect or reason you are returning the product.
20
6
7
19
1 - Hook switch
2 - Handset
3 - Speaker
4 - Coil cord
5 - Numeric keypad
6 - Mic
7 - In use indicator light
8 - HF (speakerphone)
9 - Auto (memory dialing)
10 - Redial
Follow the guidelines below to properly maintain this product:
● Avoid putting it near heating appliances and devices that generate
electrical noise (for example: motors or fluorescent lamps).
● DO NOT expose to direct sunlight or moisture.
● Avoid dropping the unit and/or other rough treatment.
● Clean with a soft cloth
● Never use a strong cleaning agent or abrasive powder because this will
damage the finish.
● Retain the original packaging in case you need to ship it at a later date.
11 - Store
12 - Flash
13 - Hold
14 - Line jack
15 - Ringer ON/OFF switch
16 - Handset volume Hi/Mid/Low control
17 - Speaker volume control
18 - Mountable wall bracket slots
19 - Mountable wall bracket
20 - Headset jack
Telephone Operation
● Handset Volume - Adjust the [HANDSET VOLUME] switch to the
LO/MID/HI position.
● Ringer On/Off - To avoid being disturbed by the ringer during incoming
calls, slide the [RINGER ON/OFF] switch to the OFF position.
● In use Indicator - Indicator lights when the phone is in use.
● Flash - Press the [FLASH] button to activate services such as call
waiting or call transfer. You must subscribe to these services from your
local phone company.
● Redial - To redial the last number you called, pick up the handset and
press the [REDIAL] button.
● Hold - Press the [HOLD] button to temporarily put a caller on hold.
Press the [HOLD] button again to continue the conversation.
● Headset jack - Connect a 2.5 mm compatible headset with mic for
private handsfree conversations.
Memory Dialing
This telephone can store up to 10 phone numbers (up to 16 digits), which
will remain stored in memory unless you erase or change them by entering
other numbers, or unplug your telephone from the wall jack.
To Program Numbers Into Memory
1. Lift the handset.
2. Press the [STORE] button.
3. Dial the number you would like to store (up to 16 digits).
4. Press the [STORE] button.
5. Enter a digit [0 - 9] for the memory location where you want to store the
number.
To Dial Out From Memory
1. Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone.
2. Press the [AUTO] button, and then press the memory location [0 - 9].
3. The number stored in that location will be dialed automatically.
Your product will be repaired or replaced, at our option, for the same or
similar model of equal value if examination by the service center
determines this product is defective. Products received damaged as a
result of shipping will require you to file a claim with the carrier.
The shipping address of the authorized service center is:
Southern Telecom Inc.
ATTN: Returns Department
14-C 53rd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232
Should you have any questions or problems concerning this product, please
contact our customer service department, toll free at:
1-877-SOUTHTEL (1-877-768-8483)
Monday – Thursday: 9AM – 5PM (EST)
Friday: 9AM - 3PM (EST)
or via email at cs@southerntelecom.com. To obtain service after the
warranty period, please email cs@southerntelecom.com with product
information,date of purchase and nature of the problem. Customer service
will reply to the email with service instructions.
Warranty service not provided
This warranty does not cover damage resulting from accident, misuse,
abuse, improper installation or operation, lack of reasonable care, and
unauthorized modification. This warranty is voided in the event any
unauthorized person opens, alters or repairs this product. All products
being returned to the authorized service center for repair must be suitably
packaged.
Limitation of Warranty:
● THE WARRANTY STATED ABOVE IS THE ONLY WARRANTY
APPLICABLE TO THIS PRODUCT. ALL OTHER WARRANTIES,
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE)
ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED. NO VERBAL OR WRITTEN
INFORMATION GIVEN BY SOUTHERN TELECOM INC. IT’S AGENTS,
OR EMPLOYEES SHALL CREATE A GUARANTY OR IN ANY WAY
INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THIS WARRANTY.
● REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT AS PROVIDED UNDER THIS WARRANTY
IS THE EXCLUSIVE REMEDY OF THE CONSUMER. SOUTHERN
TELECOM INC. SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THIS
PRODUCT OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF ANY EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED WARRANTY ON THIS PRODUCT. THIS DISCLAIMER OF
WARRANTIES AND LIMITED WARRANTY ARE GOVERNED BY THE
LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK. EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT
PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF
MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ON
THIS PRODUCT IS LIMITED TO THE APPLICABLE WARRANTY
PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE
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