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BellSouth MH9915 Installation And Operating Instructions Manual

Bellsouth cordless caller id telephone installation and operating instructions.

 
900 MHz CORDLESS CALLER ID
TELEPHONE WITH CALL WAITING
40 CHANNEL AUTOSCAN
Model MH9915
OWNER'S MANUAL
INSTALLATION AND
OPERATING
INSTRUCTIONS
PLEASE READ THIS
MANUAL CAREFULLY
BEFORE USE.
KEEP FOR YOUR
REFERENCE.
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www.uselectronics.info
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© 19952002 BellSouth Corporation

Summary of Contents

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    900 MHz CORDLESS CALLER ID TELEPHONE WITH CALL WAITING 40 CHANNEL AUTOSCAN Model MH9915 OWNER'S MANUAL INSTALLATION AND OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS PLEASE READ THIS MANUAL CAREFULLY BEFORE USE. KEEP FOR YOUR REFERENCE. Visit Us on the Web www.uselectronics.info ¬ © 19952002 BellSouth Corporation...

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    BellSouth is committed to providing quality products that fit your needs. We would like to have any comments or suggestions you might have on this product. You may mail your...

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    Special Features HEADSET JACK - Your telephone can utilize a headset for hands-free communication. BELT CLIP - Use the BELT CLIP to hang your HANDSET on your belt. CALLER ID SYSTEM Multi-Function Large LCD Screen - Shows the number you are dialing and, with Caller ID service (available through subscription from your local telephone company), displays information about the caller before you answer the call.

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    HANDSET Controls 1. HANDSET ANTENNA 2. LARGE LCD SCREEN 3. RE ( REDIAL)/PA (PAUSE) /SAVE BUTTON Pg. 10, 15~18, 20~25 4. DIR (DIRECTORY) BUTTON Pg. 14~19 5. TALK BUTTON Pg. 6, 7, 9, 10, 13, 14, 18, 29 6. TELEPHONE KEYPAD Pg.

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    HANDSET Controls /re (REDIAL)/pa (PAUSE) Button: (SAVE) Press and hold down to save the s a v e changes on the listed items. (REDIAL) Press to redial the last number you dialed. (PAUSE) Press to insert a pause while dialing. (You will need the button to dial numbers which use an alternative Long Distance Access Code.) DIRECTORY (PHONEBOOK) Button: Press to access names and numbers d i r...

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    BASE UNIT Controls 2. POWER-IN 3. TONE/PULSE 1. TELEPHONE LINE CONNECTION JACK CONNECTION JACK SELECT SWITCH Pg. 5, 6 Pg. 6, 30 Pg. 5, 6, 9, 30 4. BASE UNIT ANTENNA Pg. 5, 10, 30, 31 5. IN USE/CHARGE LED INDICATOR Pg.

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    BASE UNIT Controls 1. TELEPHONE LINE CONNECTION JACK 2. POWER-IN CONNECTION JACK 3. TONE/PULSE Select Switch 4. BASE UNIT ANTENNA: Raise or reposition for the best reception. 5. IN USE/CHARGE LED Indicator: (IN USE) Lights up to indicate that the HANDSET is in TALK mode.

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety Instructions...3 Getting Started... 5 Desk Mounting...8 Wall Mounting... 8 Cordless Telephone Operation...9 Preparing for Use... 9 Receiving Calls... 9 Placing Calls...10 Redial Feature...10 Using the Headset Feature... 11 Caller ID System Operation... 12 Caller ID System...12 Viewing Caller Information During Incoming Calls... 12 Caller ID with Call Waiting...

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Contents Function Settings...20 A. Setting the Ringer Level... 21 B. Changing the Language...21 C. Turning the First Ring ON or OFF... 22 D. Setting the Time and Date... 22 E. Adjusting the Contrast... 23 F. Setting the PBX Number...23 G. Changing the Flash Time... 23 H.

  • Page 10: Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and/or injury, always follow these basic safety precautions when using your cordless telephone equipment. 1. Read and understand all instructions. 2. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the telephone.

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    To reduce the risk of fire or personal injury, read and follow these instructions: 1. Use only the following type and size of BATTERY PACK: Cordless Telephone BATTERY PACK 3.6V, 600mAh U.S. Electronics Inc.

  • Page 12: Getting Started

    Return it to the place of purchase. 2. Check to be sure you have all items that come with this cordless telephone system. You should have a HANDSET, BASE UNIT, AC ADAPTOR, BATTERY PACK, MOUNTING BRACKET, TELEPHONE LINE CORD, SHORT TELEPHONE LINE CORD, BELT CLIP, and Owner’s Manual.

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    Getting Started BASE UNIT ANTENNA 120V WALL OUTLET TONE/PULSE SELECT SWITCH AC ADAPTOR 8. Install the HANDSET BATTERY PACK by plugging it into the BATTERY CONNECTOR inside the BATTERY COMPARTMENT. 9. Place the BATTERY PACK inside the BATTERY COMPARTMENT. 10. S l i d e t h e H A N D S E T B A T T E R Y COMPARTMENT COVER firmly into place in its closed position.

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    HANDSET. BELT CLIP HOOK You are now ready to use your new BellSouth Cordless Telephone. IMPORTANT In order to utilize the Caller ID feature, you must subscribe to Caller ID service from...

  • Page 15: Desk Mounting, Wall Mounting

    MOUNTING BRACKET upward until it locks into place. Wall Mounting You may choose to put the BASE UNIT of your cordless telephone on a wall. 1. With the back of the BASE UNIT facing up, connect the SHORT TELEPHONE LINE CORD to the TELEPHONE LINE CONNECTION JACK.

  • Page 16: Cordless Telephone Operation, Preparing For Use, Receiving Calls

    Cordless Telephone Operation Preparing for Use Before you can use your cordless telephone, you must charge the HANDSET for 12 hours. Failure to do so will require recharging of the BATTERY PACK more often. 1. Place the HANDSET on the BASE UNIT for 12 hours.

  • Page 17: Placing Calls, Redial Feature

    Cordless Telephone Operation Placing Calls 1. Press the button, the Call Timer talk starts to count. 2. Wait until you hear a dial tone and then dial the phone number. 3. When you have finished your call, press the button again or place the talk HANDSET on the BASE UNIT.

  • Page 18: Using The Headset Feature

    Cordless Telephone Operation Using the Headset Feature our telephone can utilize a headset (not included) to be connected to your HANDSET for you to enjoy hands-free communication. Insert the small plug on the end of the headset into the HEADSET JACK at the left side of the HANDSET.

  • Page 19: Caller Id System Operation, Caller Id System, Viewing Caller Information During Incoming Calls

    Caller ID System Operation Caller ID System This telephone automatically displays an incoming caller’s name and telephone number together with the date and time of the call. It records up to 80 calls and stores the data in Memory. IMPORTANT: You must subscribe to the Caller ID service from your local telephone company to utilize this feature.

  • Page 20: Caller Id With Call Waiting, Message Waiting, One-touch Voice Mail Dialing

    Caller ID System Operation Caller ID with Call Waiting When you subscribe to Call Waiting service from your local telephone company, this telephone will display the name and number of the second caller while you are having a conversation with the first caller. When a new call comes in while you are talking, you will hear a notification beep from the HANDSET and the volume is momentarily...

  • Page 21: Caller List, Viewing The Caller List, Placing A Call From The Caller List

    Caller ID System Operation Caller List This phone automatically stores the last 80 calls received. It records call information such as caller’s name and telephone number together with the date and time of the call. The NEW CALL LED indicator will blink to indicate that you have a new Caller ID call stored in memory.

  • Page 22: Storing Caller Id Records Into The Directory (phonebook)

    Caller ID System Operation Storing Caller ID Records into the DIRECTORY (PHONEBOOK) 1. Press the SCROLL UP store into the DIRECTORY (PHONEBOOK). 2. Press and hold the /re/pa button. save 3. The display will show “SAVED.” 4. If you wish to edit the newly stored number, edit it in the DIRECTORY (PHONEBOOK) (page 18, “Editing a Stored Number”).

  • Page 23: Name And Telephone Number Directory (phonebook), Viewing The Directory (phonebook), Storing Phone Numbers

    Caller ID System Operation Name and Telephone Number DIRECTORY (PHONEBOOK) This DIRECTORY (PHONEBOOK) lets you scroll through the list to find the person you need for one touch dialing. You can store up to 40 names and telephone numbers in the Memory.

  • Page 24: Telephone Keypad Characters

    Caller ID System Operation Telephone Keypad Characters The TELEPHONE KEYPAD buttons are used to enter characters when entering names and numbers. Press the appropriate TELEPHONE KEYPAD button to get the following characters. You can store a maximum of 18 characters on the letter icon and a maximum of 22 digits on the number icon.

  • Page 25: Placing Calls From The Directory (phonebook), Editing A Stored Number In The Directory (phonebook)

    Caller ID System Operation Placing Calls from the DIRECTORY (PHONEBOOK) 1. Press the button. 2. Press the SCROLL UP call. Press a TELEPHONE KEYPAD ( the first letter of a name. Press the SCROLL UP find the record you wish to call. 3.

  • Page 26: Deleting A Stored Number In The Directory (phonebook), Preferred Calls, Blocked Calls

    Caller ID System Operation Deleting a Stored Number in the DIRECTORY (PHONEBOOK) 1. Press the button. 2. Press the SCROLL UP delete. 3. Press the button. The LCD screen will display “ERASE ITEM?” del/chan 4. To delete the record, press the 5.

  • Page 27: Function Settings

    Caller ID System Operation Function Settings You can change the setting on the HANDSET in the functions menu. Access the functions menu by pressing and holding the There are 11 settings in the functions menu which can be changed. You can scroll through the function menu in the listed order by pressing the SCROLL DOWN button.

  • Page 28: A. Setting The Ringer Level, B. Changing The Language

    Caller ID System Operation TELEPHONE Function KEYPAD MSG Waiting Delete: Clears current message waiting indication. oper Area Code: This unit does not require any programming of an Area Code. However, this option could be used to add the local Area Code to numbers that were stored as 7-digits in the phone book and 10- digit dialing is required in the local calling area.

  • Page 29: C. Turning The First Ring On Or Off, D. Setting The Time And Date

    Caller ID System Operation C. Turning the FIRST RING ON or OFF 1. Press and hold the voice mail/menu 2. Press the button to go to the FIRST RING programming option. 3. Press the button to change the setting. “On” will begin flashing. flash/edit 4.

  • Page 30: E. Adjusting The Contrast, F. Setting The Pbx Number, G. Changing The Flash Time

    Caller ID System Operation E. Adjusting the Contrast 1. Press and hold the voice mail/menu 2. Press the button to go to the CONTRAST programming option. 3. Press the button to change the setting. “4” will begin flashing. flash/edit 4. Press the SCROLL UP contrast.

  • Page 31: H. Changing The Pause Time, I. Programming One-touch Voice Mail Dialing

    Caller ID System Operation 5. When the desired setting is displayed, press and hold the save the setting. A long “beep” will sound to confirm the setting has been saved. 6. Continue with programming or press the STANDBY mode. NOTE: The standard and default flash time setting is 600 msec. This is the setting you should use to access standard telephone services such as call waiting.

  • Page 32: J. Deleting Message Waiting Indication, K. Setting The Area Code

    Caller ID System Operation J. Deleting Message Waiting Indication 1. Press and hold the voice mail/menu 2. Press the button to go to the MESSAGE WAITING programming option. oper 3. Press the button to reset the Message Waiting Indication. “DEL” will flash/edit begin flashing.

  • Page 33: Security

    Security System Your cordless telephone uses a digital coding security system to prevent unauthorized use of your telephone line by another nearby cordless telephone. The system has its own identifying signal created by microcomputers in both the BASE UNIT and the HANDSET.

  • Page 34: Recharging The Battery Pack

    Recharging the BATTERY PACK Battery Type Use the following type and size of BATTERY PACK: Cordless Telephone BATTERY PACK 3.6V, 600mAh U.S. Electronics Inc. Ni-Cd BATTERY PACK: Model B650 This BATTERY PACK is available through: U.S. Electronics Service Center 105 Madison Avenue...

  • Page 35: Changing The Battery Pack

    Changing the BATTERY PACK Changing the BATTERY PACK The BATTERY PACK provides power for the HANDSET of your cordless telephone. To Replace the BATTERY PACK: 1. Remove the HANDSET BATTERY COMPARTMENT COVER by sliding it down. 2. Pull out the BATTERY PACK PLUG and remove the BATTERY PACK.

  • Page 36: Problem Solving

    Problem Solving Problem Solving Section For your assistance, we have listed below a few common problems. Phone does not work, check the following: 1. BASE UNIT is plugged into a power source. 2. HANDSET is charged. 3. TONE/PULSE Select Switch is in the right position. 4.

  • Page 37: Technical Information

    HANDSET. Interference Electronic circuits activate a relay to connect the cordless telephone to your telephone line. These electronic circuits operate in the radio frequency spectrum. While several protection circuits are used to prevent unwanted signals, there may be periods when these unwanted signals enter the BASE UNIT.

  • Page 38: Fcc Requirements

    TVs and VCRs. To minimize or prevent such interference, the BASE UNIT of the cordless telephone should not be placed on or near 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.

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    FCC Requirements Federal Communications Commission Requirements (continued) This equipment should not be used on coin telephone lines. Connection to party line service is subject to state tariffs. If trouble is experienced, disconnect this equipment from the telephone line to determine if it is causing the malfunction. If the equipment is determined to be malfunctioning, its use should be discontinued until the problem has been corrected.

  • Page 40: Warranty Information

    There are no other expressed or implied warranties from BellSouth Products. Warranty Service Provided If you purchased the telephone new from a retail vendor, BellSouth Products warrants the telephone against defects in material and workmanship for a period of one (1) year from the original date of purchase.

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    C/O Southern Bonded Warehouse 7137 Southlake Parkway Morrow, GA 30260 NOTE: A product received which was not made for BellSouth Products or which is not defective as determined by our test procedures will not be repaired and will be returned C.O.D., freight.

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    Notes...

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    Notes...

  • Page 44: Wall Mount Template

    Wall Mount Template This page serves as a template for attachment of screws to the wall when mounting this telephone on the wall. 1. Cut out this page. 2. Use this template to determine the distance between screws when mounting this phone on the wall. The two cross hairs identify where to attach the screws.

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    IMPORTANT In order to get maximum life from the HANDSET BATTERY PACK, be sure to charge the HANDSET for 12 hours before initial use. IMPORTANT Placing your BASE UNIT near appliances such as televisions, refrigerators, radios, or microwave ovens may cause interference. IMPORTANT When you hear interference, press the button to change the operating channel.

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    STOP Make certain you receive the best performance from your telephone. Read this manual first. Visit Us on the Web www.uselectronics.info MH9915 Made in China...

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