OWNER'S MANUAL —
Please read before using this equipment.
Thank you for purchasing a RadioShack Advance
CID/Call Waiting ID Box. Your Caller ID box stores and
displays up to 64 Caller ID records. It displays the caller's
telephone number (and name, if available in your area) and
the current date and time, as provided by your local phone
company to Caller ID service subscribers.
Where Caller ID is offered, one or more of the following
options are generally available.
• caller's number only
• caller's name only
• caller's name and number
The actual number of Caller ID records your Caller ID box
stores depends on the Caller ID information sent by the phone
To use this Caller ID box, you must be in an
area where Caller ID service is available, and
you must subscribe to the service.
• The backlight does not work if the AC
adapter is disconnected.
• The USOC number for both the single-line
and two-line jacks to be installed is RJ11C
(or RJ11W for a wall plate jack).
If your home has specially wired alarm
equipment connected to the telephone line,
be sure that installing the Caller ID box does
not disable your alarm equipment. If you
have questions about what will disable your
alarm equipment, contact your telephone
company or a qualified installer.
• Dispose of dead batteries promptly and
• Do not burn or bury batteries.
• Use only fresh batteries of the required size
and recommended type.
• Do not mix old and new batteries, different
types of batteries (standard, alkaline, or
rechargeable), or rechargeable batteries of
• If you do not plan to use the Caller ID box for
a month or more, remove the batteries.
Batteries can leak chemicals that can
destroy electronic parts.
• When replacing batteries, do not press any
buttons on the Caller ID box after you
remove the old batteries. Doing so could
erase all stored information.
• When replacing the batteries, have fresh
ones on hand before you begin. If you do not
install the new batteries within about 2
minutes after removing the old ones, you will
lose all the information stored in the
Caller ID box.
If an icon appears at the end of a paragraph, go to the box on that page with
the corresponding icon for pertinent information.
CALLER ID BOX SETUP
Caller ID is a service provided by your tele-
phone company. When you subscribe to this
service, between the first and second rings,
the telephone company sends the caller's
telephone number (and name, if available) and
the call's date and time. The Caller ID box
receives and displays this information for each
call and updates the display with the current
date and time. Your Caller ID box saves up
to 64 Caller ID records, then replaces the
oldest Caller ID record with each new one.
You need four AA
supplied) to power
and protect the
Caller ID box's
memory during a
available at your
store or online at
1. While holding down the button on the
bottom of the attached mounting
bracket, lift up the bracket to remove it.
2. Use a flat-blade screwdriver to lift the
tab on the battery compartment door on
the bottom of the Caller ID box.
3. Place four fresh AA batteries (not
supplied) into the compartment as
indicated by the polarity symbols
(+ and –) marked inside.
4. Replace the battery cover and snap it
replace the batteries.
Advance CID/Call Waiting ID Box
with Blue Backlight and 10-Number VIP
The display is
protected by a
piece of film
ment. Peel off
this film before
you use the
Caller ID box.
ID records, or
Press to save and
work with a list of
appears or the display dims,
Ô — Note
Press to call
Press to scroll
back a number
through Caller ID
records and program
the Caller ID box.
To power the system, plug the
supplied Class 2 AC adapter's
barrel plug into
back of the Caller ID box. Then connect the
other end of the adapter to a standard AC
Your Caller ID box is ETL listed to UL
standards and meets all applicable FCC
Your Caller ID box connects directly to a
modular telephone line jack. If your
telephone wiring does not have a modular
jack, you can update the wiring yourself
using jacks and adapters (available at your
local RadioShack store), or have the
telephone company update the wiring for
you. You must use compatible modular
jacks that are compliant with Part 68 of FCC
Rules and the requirements adopted by the
ACTA. The telephone cord and modular
plug provided is Part 68 compliant for
connecting to the telephone company
Connecting to a Single-Line
1. Disconnect the telephone line cord from
the modular phone jack on the wall and
plug it into the PHONE JACK on the
back of the Caller ID box.
2. Plug the Caller ID box's pre-wired
telephone line cord into the modular
phone jack on the wall.
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