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Uniden MPH6955 Owner Manual
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Contents
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Ringer Tone and Volume. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Setting the Handset Earpiece Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Included with Your MPH6955 Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Using Your Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
• Making and Receiving Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Controls and Functions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
• Storing a Number in Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
• Entering a Pause in Memory Dialing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
• Charging the Battery Pack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Charging the Handset . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Low Battery Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Cleaning the Battery Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
• Storing Mixed Tone/Pulse Numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
• Dialing a Stored Number . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
• One-Touch Dialing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
• Selecting a Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
• Chain Dialing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
• Setting the Dial Mode Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
• Erasing a Stored Number. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
• Desk or Tabletop Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
• Replacing a Stored Number . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
• Wall Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Setting the Handset Retainer for Wall Mounting . . . . . . . . 6
Mounting on a Standard Wall Plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Mounting Directly on a Wall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
• Selecting a Different Channel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
• Using the Flash Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
• Using the Page Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
• Traveling Out-of-Range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Setting Up Your Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
• Raising the Antenna . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
• Adjusting Ringer/Volume Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Introduction
The MPH 6955 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 or flipping switches. AutoStandby allows you to hang up
by simply returning the handset to the base.
The Memorex® MPH 6955 900 MHz cordless phones are designed
and engineered to exacting standards for reliability, long life, and
outstanding performance.
▼ Features
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900 MHz Extended Range Technology
40 Channel Autoscan
10-Number Memory Dialing
3 “One-Touch Priority” Keys
Desk or Wall Mountable
Tone/Pulse Dialing
Handset Volume Control
32 Digit Redial
Page
AutoTalk™
AutoStandby™
7 Hours Talk Time
Hearing Aid Compatible
The UltraClear Plus true compander circuitry virtually eliminates
background noise. This innovative technology, together with 40
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 MPH 6955
has Random Code™ digital security which automatically selects
one of over 65,000 digital security codes for the handset and
base. 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 reference guide
thoroughly. Also, be sure to complete the product registration form
and mail it in.
Memorex is a registered trademark of the Memorex Telex N.V.
AutoTalk, AutoStandby, Random Code, and AutoSecure are proprietary trademarks of Uniden America Corporation.
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Included with Your MPH 6955 Phone
Base
Handset
Telephone Cord
AC Adapter
Also included:
• This Reference Guide
• IC Information
• Precautions and Important Safety Instructions
• Other Printed Material
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Rechargeable Battery
(Located inside handset)
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Controls and Functions
1. Handset Speaker
2. TALK/BATT LOW LED - indicates when phone is in use or
the battery is low
3. TALK - answers or places calls
5.
✱
4. MEM - enters or recalls numbers in memory
/TONE - switches to tone dialing in pulse dial mode
6. REDIAL - redials the last number
7. PAUSE - adds a timed pause in a memory dialing sequence
8. M1, M2, M3 - accesses stored numbers in memory
locations 1, 2, and 3 for one-touch dialing
9. Handset Microphone
10. Handset Antenna
11. FLASH - accesses call waiting (if available)
12. VOLUME - sets both the ringer and earpiece volumes
13. CHAN - selects another channel for clearer reception
14. P/T switch - selects pulse or tone dialing
15. DC Power Input
16. Phone Line Jack
17. Handset Retainer- holds handset in base for wall mounting.
18. Base Antenna
19. STATUS LED - indicates the phone is in use or the handset
is charging
20. PAGE - locates the handset
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Installation
Charging the Battery Pack
▼ Low Battery Indicator
The rechargeable Nickel-Cadmium battery pack must be fully
charged before using your phone for the first time. Before
plugging the phone line into your new phone, you must
charge the battery for approximately 15-20 hours
without interruption.
When the battery pack in the handset
is low and needs to be charged, the
BATT LOW LED flashes every 3 seconds.
If this occurs while you are on the
phone, you will hear an alert tone.
Complete your call as quickly as
possible, and return the handset to
the base for charging.
1. Remove the handset battery cover. (For initial charging, the
battery pack will already be inside the compartment, but
will not be plugged in.)
2. Plug the battery’s cable
into the handset.
NOTE
▼ Cleaning the Battery Contacts
To maintain a good
charge, it is important
to clean all battery
contacts on the handset
and base about once a
month. Use a pencil eraser
or other contact cleaner.
Do not use any liquids
or solvents.
The plastic connectors will fit together only one
way. Make sure the battery’s connector is
properly aligned. Use only the battery pack
(model BT-905) supplied with your phone.
Selecting a Location
Before choosing a location for your new phone, read the
“Installation Considerations” included in the “Precautions and
Important Safety Instructions” brochure.
3. Replace the battery cover.
▼ Charging the Handset
!
Place the handset on the
base to charge. (The
handset can charge in
either the face-up or
face-down position.)
Important: Do not place the power cord in an
area where it may create a trip hazard or
become chafed and create a fire or
electrical hazard.
Setting the Dial Mode Switch
Place the switch in the
T position for tone dialing, or
the P position for
pulse dialing.
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Desk or Tabletop Installation
2. Flip the retainer over so
the tab is facing up.
1. Plug the AC adapter cord into the DC IN 9V input jack on
the base.
2. Wrap the AC adapter cord inside the molded strain-relief.
3. Slide the retainer back
onto the base.
▼ Mounting on a Standard Wall Plate
The phone is designed to be mounted on a standard AT&T or GTE
wall plate.
1. Plug the AC adapter into the DC IN 9V input jack on the base.
2. Place the AC adapter cord inside the left molded channel
cord holder.
3. Plug a telephone cord into the TEL LINE jack on
the base.
3. Plug one end of the telephone cord into the TEL LINE jack on
the base.
4. Place the telephone cord into the right molded channel
cord holder.
5. Plug the other end of the telephone cord into the telephone
wall jack. (Remember, the handset must be fully charged
before you can use it.)
6. Plug the AC adapter into a standard 120V AC wall outlet that is
not controlled by a wall switch.
!
Use only the Memorex AC adapter that came
with the phone.
7. Raise the antenna on
the base.
4. Place the telephone cord into the right molded channel
cord holder and plug the other end of the cord into the wall
jack. (Remember, the phone must be fully charged before
you can use it.)
5. Place the base on the two posts of the wall plate and slide
downward to secure.
Wall Installation
6. Plug the AC adapter into a standard 120V AC wall outlet that is
not controlled by a wall switch.
▼ Setting the Handset Retainer for Wall Mounting
1. Remove the handset
retainer on the base by
sliding it upward.
!
Use only the Memorex AC adapter that came
with the phone.
7. Raise the antenna on the base.
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▼ Mounting Directly on a Wall
3. Place the AC adapter cord inside the left molded channel
cord holder.
If you do not have a standard wall plate, you can mount the
phone directly on a wall. Before mounting your cordless
telephone, consider the following:
4. Plug one end of the telephone cord into the TEL LINE jack on
the base.
• 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 and handset; otherwise, damage to the
unit could result.
• Use #10 screws with anchoring devices suitable for the wall
material where the base will be placed.
5. Place the telephone cord into the right molded channel
cord holder.
6. Place the base on the screws and push down until it’s
firmly seated.
7. Plug the other end of the telephone line into the telephone
wall jack. (Remember, the phone must be fully charged
before you can use it.)
1. Insert the screws, with their appropriate
anchoring devices, 3 5/16 inches apart.
Allow 3/16 of an inch between the wall
and screw heads for mounting the phone.
8. Plug the AC adapter into a standard 120V AC wall outlet that is
not controlled by a wall switch.
!
Use only the Memorex AC adapter that came
with the phone.
9. Raise the antenna on the base.
2. Plug the AC adapter into the base.
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Setting Up Your Phone
Raising the Antenna
2. The phone has two ringer tones, each with two volume levels.
Press VOLUME again until you hear the ringer tone and
volume level you want.
Before using your phone, be sure to raise its antenna to the
vertical position.
▼ Setting the Handset Earpiece Volume
Adjusting Ringer/Volume Controls
1. While you are on a call, press VOLUME .
▼ Ringer Tone and Volume
2. The phone has three receiver volume levels, Normal, High and
Loud. Press VOLUME again until you hear the volume level
you want. When you hang up, the phone keeps the last
volume setting selected.
1. While the phone is not in use, press VOLUME .
Using Your Phone
Making and Receiving Calls
Handset on Base
Answer call
When the phone rings, remove the handset from the base. Press any key.
(AutoTalk)
1. Remove the handset from the base and press TALK.
Make call
Hang up
Redial
2. The TALK LED lights.
3. Listen for the dial tone.
4. Dial the number.
1. Pick up the handset and press TALK.
2. The TALK LED lights.
3. Listen for the dial tone.
4. Dial the number.
Return handset to the base. (AutoStandby)
Press TALK.
1. Remove the handset from the base and press TALK.
2. Listen for the dial tone.
1. Pick up the handset and press TALK .
2. Listen for the dial tone.
3. Press REDIAL to dial the number.
Storing a Number in Memory
You hear a long beep and the TALK LED goes out indicating
the number has been stored successfully.
1. Remove the handset from
the base and press MEM.
The TALK LED flashes and
you hear a beep.
If you select any keys other than 0-9, the handset will beep
rapidly and no number will be stored.
2. Enter the phone number
you want to store (up to
16 digits).
NOTE
You have 20 seconds after pressing MEM
to enter the number you wish to store.
Otherwise, an error tone will sound.
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3. Press REDIAL to dial the number.
3. Press MEM and enter a number (0-9) on the keypad for
the memory location you want to use.
Your MPH 6955 phone has 10 memory locations for storing
important telephone numbers.
NOTE
Handset off Base
You cannot store numbers in M1, M2, or
M3. Refer to “One-Touch Dialing.”
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Entering a Pause in Memory Dialing
Dialing a Stored Number
If you would like to use a
phone number stored in
memory to access voice mail,
for example, you can store a
pause in the phone
number sequence.
To dial a phone number stored in memory, press TALK, then
press MEM and the memory location (0-9). Your phone will dial
the stored number.
NOTE
To use this function, follow
steps 1 and 2 in “Storing a
Number in Memory,” then
press the PAUSE button on the
handset to place a pause in the
phone number sequence.
NOTE
One-Touch Dialing
Your phone is equipped with three “One-Touch Priority” keys for
instant dialing (M1, M2, and M3). You cannot store phone
numbers directly into M1, M2, and M3. They are only used
to dial phone numbers stored into memory locations 1, 2, and 3
on the keypad.
Remember, the phone number you wish to
store cannot have more than 16 digits,
including the pause. (The PAUSE button
counts as one digit.)
1. To instantly dial phone
numbers stored in
memory locations 1, 2,
or 3, simply press M1,
M2, or M3. (There is no
need to press talk, the
phone will
automatically dial.)
Follow the remaining steps in the “Storing a Number in Memory”
section to complete the operation.
Storing Mixed Tone/Pulse Numbers
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2. If no phone number was
stored in memory
locations 1, 2, or 3 on
the keypad, pressing M1,
M2, or M3 will
do nothing.
If your phone is set up for pulse dialing, you can store a mixed
mode number (up to 16 digits) to easily access long
distance services.
1. Remove the handset from
the base and press MEM.
The TALK LED flashes and
you hear a beep.
Chain Dialing
After dialing a number you may be requested to enter a special
access code, for example, when performing a banking transaction.
2. Enter the number to be
dialed in pulse mode.
1. Store the access code into one of the memory locations (0-9).
2. Dial the main number.
✱
3. Press the /TONE button
on the handset. The
/TONE button counts as
one digit and enters a pause.
✱
3. Press MEM and the memory location of the access code at the
appropriate time.
4. Enter the number(s) to be dialed in tone mode.
5. Press MEM and a number (0-9) on the keypad for the
memory location you wish to use. You hear a long beep and
the TALK LED goes out.
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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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Erasing a Stored Number
Using the Flash Button
1. Remove the handset from
the base.
Use FLASH for accessing services such as call waiting. (You must
subscribe to Call Waiting Service from your phone company to
use this feature.) If you receive a call during your conversation,
press the FLASH button on the handset. Press FLASH again to
return to the previous call.
2. Press MEM twice.
3. Press the memory location
number (0-9) you want to
clear. You hear a long beep
confirming that you have
erased the number.
Using the Page Feature
The Page feature sends a
signal from the base to
the handset causing it to
beep. This is useful for
locating the handset
when it is away from the
base. To use this feature,
press PAGE on the base.
The handset beeps for 60
seconds. (Press and
hold the PAGE button
to get a continuous
beep.)
Replacing a Stored Number
Remember, your MPH 6955 phone has 10 memory locations,
represented by the numbers 0-9 on the keypad. If you store a
phone number in one of these locations, then attempt to store a
different number in the same location later, the new number
will replace the previous one.
Selecting a Different Channel
If you encounter interference while using your phone, you can
manually change the phones channel for clear operation.
Interference can come from appliances or other phones in your
home. This function works only when the phone is in use.
NOTE
On the handset press TALK to end the page. Press TALK again if
you do not wish to make a call.
The CHAN button on the handset allows you to choose between
40 factory set channels. During the course of a conversation, if
you hear static or noise which makes it difficult to hear, press
CHAN. TheTALK LED flashes, indicating the phone is changing
to another channel.
Traveling Out-of-Range
As you begin to move too far from the base, you hear a clicking
sound. As you travel further, the noise increases. If you travel
out-of-range, your call terminates.
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The paging feature does not work when
the phone is in use.
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Troubleshooting
If your MPH 6955 cordless telephone is not performing to your expectations, please try these simple steps.
Caution: Do not attempt to service this unit yourself. Servicing must be performed by qualified personnel.
Problem
Suggestion
Charge light won’t come on when
handset is placed in base.
• Make sure the AC adapter is plugged into the base and wall outlet.
• Make sure the handset is properly seated in the base.
• Make sure the rechargeable battery pack is properly connected in the handset.
• Make sure that the charging contacts on the handset and on the base are clean.
The audio sounds weak and/or scratchy.
• Make sure that the base antenna is in the vertical position.
• Move the handset and/or base to a different location away from metal objects or
appliances and try again.
• Check both ends of the telephone line cord.
• Make sure the AC adapter is plugged into the base and a wall outlet.
• Disconnect the AC adapter for a few minutes, then reconnect it.
• Place the handset back on the base for a few seconds.
Can’t make or receive calls.
The STATUS LED will blink indicating that the phone has been reset.
Handset doesn’t ring or receive a page.
• 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.
• Place the handset back on the charging cradle for a few seconds.
The STATUS LED will blink indicating that the phone has been reset.
Specifications
General
Frequency Control
Modulation
Operating Temperature
Base
Transmit Frequency
Power Requirements
Size
Weight
Handset
Transmit Frequency
Size
Weight
Battery
Capacity
Talk Mode
Standby Mode
Phase Locked Loop
FM
-10° to 50° C, 14° to 122° F
925.997 ~ 927.947 MHz (40 Channels)
9V 210mA (from AC adapter)
4.53 in. W X 2.17 in. D X 8.82 in. H
Approximately 12 oz.
902.052 ~ 904.002 MHz (40 Channels)
2.28 in. W X 1.73 in. D X 7.09 in. H
Approximately 8.9 oz.
600 mAH, 3.6V
7 hours
14 days
Specifications shown are typical and subject to change without notice.
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