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Sony tam-100 telephones-accessory: user guide.
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Set AUDIBLE
When you wish to
Prerecorded greeting
Recording a memo
Press (SET/REC).
INDICATOR to
"On"
play a greeting to ask the caller
You hear a voice guide: "Please set the hour. To select, press the
(normal mode)
to leave a message and have
You can record a "memo" (up to four minutes) as a personal reminder or as a
"Hello, I'm unable to answer your
SKIP or REPEAT button. To enter, press the SET button".
the answering machine beep to
call right now. Please leave your
message for other people. You can play back the recorded memo like any
alert you of recorded incoming
name, number and message after
incoming messages.
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messages.
the tone."
Press (SKIP/QUICK) or (REPEAT/SLOW) repeatedly until the correct
"OF"
play a greeting to ask the caller
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hour is announced.
(normal mode)
to leave a message but you do
Press (MEMO).
not wish to sound a beep.
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You hear a voice guide.
"A"
make an announcement to the
"Hello, I'm unable to answer your
Press (SET/REC).
(announcement
caller without accepting
call right now. Please call again,
Telephone
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only mode)
incoming messages when, for
thank you."
You hear a voice guide: "Please set the minute. To select, press the
Select a mailbox by pressing
example, you are away on a
long vacation.
SKIP or REPEAT button. To enter, press the SET button".
(MAIL BOX 1), (MAIL BOX 2) or
Answering Machine
(MAIL BOX 3). You will hear a voice
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When the memory is full
Press (SKIP/QUICK) or (REPEAT/SLOW) repeatedly until the correct
guide, then a long confirmation beep.
minute is announced.
The recording area of this answering machine's memory is about 15 minutes
The display window shows the total
(including the greeting, messages, and memo). If the remaining recording area
number of new messages and memos
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becomes less than one minute, "F" flashes on the display window, and the
that includes the memo in recording
Press (SET/REC).
Operating Instructions
answering machine automatically switches to announcement only mode, which
of the selected mailbox.
You hear a long confirmation beep, followed by the day and time.
does not record messages, and the greeting will be switched to the prerecorded
Mode d'emploi (au verso)
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Then the answering machine starts counting time.
greeting.
MIC (Microphone)
After the tone, start recording. Speak
If you wish to record more messages, erase the existing messages. You can also
about 12 inches (30 cm) away from
Notes
erase the messages from an outside phone, see "Operating from an outside
the microphone.
• Do not allow more than 20 seconds (or 60 seconds when setting the minute) to elapse
phone".
between each step of the procedure.
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• If a power interruption occurs, the day and time will be erased.
Press (MEMO) to stop recording.
• If the current day and time are not set, you will not hear a time stamp when you play
Turning on the answering function
back recorded messages. If you try to check the current time, you will hear five short
The display window shows the total
error beeps.
number of new messages and memos
Press (ANSWER ON/OFF) so that it
To check the current time
of the all mailboxes.
lights up in red.
Press (TIME). You hear the current day and time.
Notes
• If you press (MEMO) when the memory is full ("F" flashing on the display window), you
Recording the greeting
hear five short error beeps and you cannot record a memo.
• If a call comes in while recording a memo, recording stops automatically, and the
This answering machine has prerecorded greetings. However, you can record
recorded memo is counted as a new message.
your own greeting.
• If the remaining memory becomes full while recording, recording stops automatically
The greeting must be between two seconds and four minutes long.
and "F" flashes on the display window.
You can record a greeting for each of the answering mode ("normal" and
Tips
"announcement only" modes. See "Selecting the answering mode"). To record a
Note
greeting for the "announcement only" mode, select the mode first, then follow
• If four minutes have passed in step 3, recording stops automatically, and the recorded
When the memory is full, you hear five short error beeps and you cannot turn on the
the instructions below (see "Selecting the answering mode"). Otherwise, the
memo is counted as a new message.
answering function. Erase unnecessary messages.
normal greeting will be recorded.
• Even if a power interruption occurs, the memos are not erased.
TAM-100
Tips
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• The answering machine will automatically answer a call after 10 rings even if the
Press (SET/REC).
Operating from an outside phone
answering function is off. The answering function will remain on for all subsequent
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calls.
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Press (GREETING).
• You can also turn on or off the answering function from an outside phone, see
You can call from a touch-tone phone and pick up new messages recorded on the
(ERASE)
"Operating from an outside phone".
answering machine. First, you just set the remote ID code (security code) and
You hear a voice guide and a long
Mailbox usage
IMPORTANT SAFETY
turn on the answering function before going out. See "Setting the remote ID
confirmation beep.
This answering machine offers you three voice mailboxes, providing a convenient
code (security code)".
INSTRUCTIONS
way to share the mailbox feature with other members of your household or business.
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Picking up new messages
After the tone, start recording. Speak
When a caller calls
about 12 inches (30 cm) away from
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When using your telephone equipment, basic safety precautions should always
Call your phone from a touch-tone phone.
The caller can choose one of the two ways to leave a message:
the microphone.
be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and injury to persons,
• Select a mailbox by pressing (*)(1) (MAIL BOX 1), (*)(2) (MAIL BOX 2) or
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While you hear the greeting play, press (#), and your remote ID
including the following:
(*)(3) (MAIL BOX 3) while the caller hears the greeting. The greeting stops
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code (security code).
and a beep will sound, then the caller can start recording a message.
Press (SET/REC) to stop recording.
1. Do not use this product near water, for example, near a bath tub, wash bowl,
MIC (Microphone)
• Wait until the greeting finishes, then start recording a message. When the
You hear a long confirmation beep and the greeting stops. Following
kitchen sink, or laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool.
The answering machine
caller does not select a mailbox, the messages goes into MAIL BOX 1.
the voice guide informing you of the number of messages recorded,
2. Avoid using a telephone (other than a cordless type) during an electrical
automatically replays the recorded
the answering machine stands by for you to enter a control code.
storm. There may be a remote risk of electric shock from lightning.
Notes
greeting.
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3. Do not use the telephone to report a gas leak in the vicinity of the leak.
• If four minutes have passed while recording the incoming message, the line is
To do other operations, enter the control code within 20 seconds (see
4. Use only the power cord and batteries indicated in this manual. Do not
automatically disconnected.
the table below). To quit, hang up the phone.
Notes
dispose of batteries in a fire. They may explode. Check with local codes for
• If the message is shorter than two seconds, it will not be recorded.
• If recording did not succeed, you hear five short error beeps. Start over the procedure.
Control codes for remote operations
possible special disposal instructions.
Tip
• If a call comes in while recording a greeting, recording is cancelled. Start over the
procedure.
Even if a power interruption occurs, the incoming messages are not erased.
To
Press
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
• If you hear five short error beeps while recording, the recording area may be full. In this
Play back messages in MAIL BOX 1
(#) (1)
case, erase unnecessary messages.
To turn off the answering function
Play back messages in MAIL BOX 2
(#) (2)
Tips
Press (ANSWER ON/OFF) so that the red light goes off.
Play back messages in MAIL BOX 3
(#) (3)
• If four minutes have passed in step 3, recording stops automatically.
Repeat the current message
(#) (4) while the message is being played back
• To record the greeting from a touch-tone phone, see "Operating from an outside phone".
INDUSTRY CANADA NOTICE
Skip the current message
(#) (6) while the message is being played back
• Even if a power interruption occurs, your own greeting is not erased.
Setting the remote ID code (security code)
NOTICE: The Industry Canada label identifies certified equipment. This
Erase the current message
(#) (9) while the message is being played back
• If your own greeting is recorded, the greeting has priority over the prerecorded greeting.
certification means that the equipment meets certain telecommunications
If you want to operate the answering machine from an outside phone, you must
Erase all the messages in MAIL BOX 1
(#) (9) (#) (1)
network protective, operational and safety requirements as prescribed in the
first set the remote ID code (security code). See "Operating from an outside
(#) (9) (#) (2)
Erase all the messages in MAIL BOX 2
Prerecorded greeting
appropriate Terminal Equipment Technical Requirements document(s). The
phone" for details on remote operations.
(#) (9) (#) (3)
Erase all the messages in MAIL BOX 3
Department does not guarantee the equipment will operate to the user's
Normal mode :
"Hello, I'm unable to answer your call right now.
Record a new greeting
(*) (7). When you hear a long beep, start
satisfaction.
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(up to one minute)
recording your greeting. Press (*) (*) to stop
Please leave your name, number and message after
Press (SET/REC).
recording.
the tone".
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Before installing this equipment, users should ensure that it is permissible to be
Announcement only mode : "Hello, I'm unable to answer your call right now.
Turn on the answering function
(*) (0)
Press (ANSWER ON/OFF).
Please call again, thank you".
connected to the facilities of the local telecommunications company. The
Turn off the answering function
(#) (0)
You hear a voice guide: "Please set
equipment must also be installed using an acceptable method of connection.
Stop the current operation
(*) (*)
To check the greeting
the security code. To select, press the
The customer should be aware that compliance with the above conditions may
Press (GREETING) to play back the greeting.
SKIP or REPEAT button. To enter,
If you forgot to turn the answering function on
not prevent degradation of service in some situations.
press the SET button".
To change the greeting
Call your phone and let it ring 10 times until it answers. Then the answering
Record a new greeting. The new greeting replaces the old one.
function automatically turns on.
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Repairs to certified equipment should be coordinated by a representative
Set a two-digit number between 00
To erase the greeting
Note
designated by the supplier. Any repairs or alterations made by the user to this
and 99 by pressing (SKIP/QUICK) or
Press (ERASE) while playing back the greeting.
If you enter a wrong remote security code three times, the line will be disconnected.
equipment, or equipment malfunctions may give the telecommunications
(REPEAT/SLOW).
The answering machine will answer a call with the prerecorded greetings.
company cause to request the user to disconnect the equipment.
To use the toll-saver feature
Press (SKIP/QUICK) to increase a
To go back to the factory prerecorded greeting
number, or (REPEAT/SLOW) to
Set RINGER SELECT to TS. See "Selecting the ring time".
Press (ERASE) while playing back the greeting.
decrease.
Users should ensure for their own protection that the electrical ground
This will bring back the original greeting, but your own greeting is erased.
connections of the power utility, telephone lines and internal meatallic water
Each time you press (SKIP/QUICK) or
pipe system, if present, are connected together. This precaution may be
(REPEAT/SLOW), the answering
Maintenance
particularly important in rural areas.
Selecting the ring time
machine announces a number.
You can select the number of rings before the answering machine starts to play
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Press (SET/REC).
On handling
back the greeting and records incoming messages. There are three options of ring
Caution: Users should not attempt to make such connections themselves, but
time. The ring time is preset to Toll Saver.
The remote ID code (security code) is
• Do not attempt to disassemble the casing. Refer servicing to qualified
should contact the appropriate electric inspection authority, or electrician, as
set, and you hear a long confirmation
personnel only.
appropriate.
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beep.
Press (SET/REC).
• Do not put foreign objects into the unit. Should any liquid or solid object fall
into the unit, unplug the unit and have it checked by qualified personnel
To change the remote ID code (security code)
NOTICE: The Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) assigned to each terminal
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before operating the unit any further.
device provides an indication of the maximum number of terminal allowed to be
Press (SKIP/QUICK).
Enter a new remote ID code (security code). The new code will replace the old
connected to a telephone interface.
• Do not put anything in the DC IN 9V (external power input) jack.
one.
You hear a voice guide: "Please set
The termination on an interface may consist of any combination of devices
• Do not drop the unit as a malfunction may result.
the number of rings. To select, press
Tip
subject only to the requirement that the sum of the Ringer Equivalence Number
the SKIP or REPEAT button. To
Even if a power interruption occurs, the remote ID code is not erased.
On cleaning
of all the devices does not exceed 5.
enter, press the SET button".
Clean the cabinets with a soft cloth slightly moistened with water or a mild
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detergent solution. Do not use any type of abrasive pad, scouring powder or
IMPORTANT INSTRUCTION TO USERS
Playing back messages
Press (SKIP/QUICK) or
solvent such as alcohol or benzine as they may damage the finish of the cabinet.
(REPEAT/SLOW).
Your model (TAM-100) has been approved by the Industry Canada.
The current setting is announced.
The Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) of your model is indicated at the bottom
When you come home
Display window
If you have any questions or problems concerning your unit, please consult your
of the unit.
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nearest Sony dealer.
If (ANSWER ON/OFF) flashes in
(ERASE)
Press (SKIP/QUICK) or (REPEAT/SLOW) repeatedly to select a ring
red, or the display window shows
duration.
(REPEAT/SLOW)
the total number of new messages
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Troubleshooting
Setting up the answering machine
and the MAIL BOX indicator
Press (SET/REC).
flashes, press the mailbox button
((MAIL BOX 1), (MAIL BOX 2) or
The ring time setting is announced.
Connect the answering machine
(MAIL BOX 3)).
Symptom
Remedy
To check the ring time
If you press the mailbox button,
(ANSWER ON/OFF)
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Press (SET/REC).
You cannot hear anything
• Use the VOLUME control to increase the speaker
(SKIP/QUICK)
the display window shows the
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(VOLUME)
from the speaker.
volume.
Telephone line cord
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total number of new messages
Press (SKIP/QUICK).
(supplied)
that are recorded to the mailbox.
No time stamp is heard.
• Make sure the day and time are set.
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Press (SKIP/QUICK).
• The day and time may have been cleared due to a
The answering machine plays
Hook the cord.
power interruption. Set them again.
The ring time setting is announced.
back from the first new messages.
You cannot record the
• Keep your message between two seconds and four
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Press (SET/REC).
Additional tasks when playing back messages
greeting properly.
minutes.
• Make sure you speak about 12 inches (30 cm) away
To
Do this
from the microphone when recording.
Set the number of ring to Mode
Adjust the speaker volume
Press (VOLUME) (+) or (--).
The answering machine
• Check the answering mode. The phone cannot record
To AC outlet
To TEL
"
" (Toll Saver)
If new messages have been recorded, the answering machine
Stop playback
Press the mailbox button again.
messages in announcement only mode.
does not record messages
answers at the second ring and records incoming messages; if
To telephone
• Make sure that the memory is not full. When the
Replay the messages
Press the mailbox button again.
no new messages are recorded, it answers at the fifth ring.
outlet
remaining recording area is less than one minute, the
When you call from an outside phone and hear more than two
Skip to the next message
Press (SKIP/QUICK) while the current message is playing.
To DC
answering machine switches to announcement only
To LINE
rings, you know that there are no new messages. If you hang
IN 12V
Repeat the current message
Press (REPEAT/SLOW) while the current message is
mode automatically.
up at this point before the answering machine answers, you
can save the toll for the call (see "Operating from an outside
playing.
• The answering machine does not record a message that
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Telephone line cord
phone").
is shorter than two seconds.
Go back to previous messages Press (REPEAT/SLOW) within the first three seconds of the
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• Even if the message is longer than four minutes, the
AC power adaptor
"5"
The answering machine always answers at the fifth ring and
current message.
answering machine only records up to four minutes.
records incoming messages.
(supplied AC-T70)
Play back slowly
Keep (REPEAT/SLOW) pressed during playback.
"2"
The answering machine always answers at the second ring and
• Make sure you call from a touch-tone phone.
The answering machine
Play back quickly
Keep (SKIP/QUICK) pressed during playback.
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records incoming messages.
• Make sure you entered your remote ID code (security
does not accept your
Unplug the telephone line cord from your telephone and connect the
code) within two seconds after you have entered (#).
remote ID code (security
telephone line cord (supplied) to the TEL jack of the answering
code).
Selecting the answering mode
Note
machine and to the telephone.
The old messages will not be played back unless all new messages are played back.
You can set the answering machine to record incoming messages (normal mode),
You hear error beeps
• Make sure the remote ID code (security code) is correct.
or just make an announcement without recording messages (announcement only
when you enter your
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To erase messages
mode).
remote ID code (security
Connect the telephone line cord to the LINE jack of the answering
You can erase only the messages you have played back.
code).
You can record your own greeting, or use the factory prerecorded greetings.
machine.
In the normal mode, you also have the option of having a beep to tell you if you
• To erase one message, press (ERASE) while the message is being played back.
• Enter your remote ID code (security code) while the
A long confirmation beep
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have received any new incoming messages.The audible message alert is preset to
• To erase all the messages in a mailbox, press (ERASE), and a mailbox button
does not sound when you
greeting is being played back.
Connect the AC power adaptor to the DC IN 12V jack of the
on.
((MAIL BOX 1),(MAIL BOX 2) or (MAIL BOX 3)). A long confirmation beep
enter your remote ID code
• Make sure you are calling from a touch-tone phone.
answering machine and to an AC outlet.
(security code).
sounds and all messages in the selected mailbox are erased.
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Press (SET/REC).
"P" flashes in the display window.
Notes
• The display window shows the total number of "new" messages. Therefore, it is reset to
Display window
Notes
Polarity of the plug
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"0" when you play back all new messages, even they are not erased yet. Be sure to erase
• Use only the supplied AC-T70 AC power adaptor. Do not use
Press (REPEAT/SLOW).
unnecessary messages before the memory becomes full.
The display window on the answering machine shows the following
any other AC power adaptor.
• When the number of new messages exceeds 99, "99" flashes on the display window.
information.
You hear a voice guide: "Please set
• Connect the AC power adaptor to a continuous power supply.
+
• If a call comes in during playback, the playback stops.
the message alert and announce only
• Place the answering machine close to the AC outlet so that you
• If a power interruption occurs or the AC power adaptor is disconnected while erasing a
When the display window shows
It means
function. To select, press the SKIP or
can unplug the AC power adaptor easily.
message, all recorded message may be erased.
Modular
Number of messages not yet played back. The display
REPEAT button. To enter, press the
Number (0-99)
Tip
• If you try to erase all messages in a mailbox with any new messages remaining. You
window shows up to 99 messages. After that, "99" flashes
SET button".
If your telephone outlet is not modular, contact your telephone
hear five short error beeps and you cannot erase the messages.
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to tell you that there are 100 or more messages.
service company for assistance.
Press (SKIP/QUICK) or
Tip
P
Flashes when the day and time is cleared due to a power
(REPEAT/SLOW).
You can also listen to the messages or erase the messages from a touch-tone phone, see
interruption, or when you connect the answering machine
"Operating from an outside phone".
to the AC outlet for the first time.
The current setting is announced.
Preparing the answering machine
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The announcement only mode is selected.
A
Press (SKIP/QUICK) or (REPEAT/SLOW) repeatedly to select the
The recording area is full. Erase unnecessary messages.
answering mode.
F
5
Setting the day and time
Screening incoming calls
The high, middle and low
Flashes while screening incoming call.
Press (SET/REC).
bars flash successively.
Set the day and time so that you can stamp day and time for the incoming
To check the answering mode
messages. You'll hear the recorded day and time when you play back messages.
You can screen calls by leaving the answering function on while you are at
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Press (SET/REC).
home. When a call is answered, you can hear the message being recorded
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through the answering machine but the caller cannot hear you. Then, you can
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Press (SET/REC).
Press (REPEAT/SLOW).
Specifications
decide whether to answer the call or not.
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Press (REPEAT/SLOW).
2
To answer the call
Press (TIME).
The answering mode setting is announced.
Power source
DC 12 V from AC power adaptor
You hear a voice guide: "Please set
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Pick up the handset of the telephone.
Press (SET/REC).
Maximum recording About 15 minutes, using incorporated IC
the day. To select, press the SKIP or
Recording is cancelled and you can speak to the caller.
time
REPEAT button. To enter, press the
Greeting message
Up to 4 minutes
SET button".
Notes
Incoming message
Up to 4 minutes/message
• If the volume is set to minimum, you cannot screen the calls.
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• While the greeting is being played the caller cannot be heard however, you can answer
Memo
Up to 4 minutes/message
Press (SKIP/QUICK) or
the call by picking up the handset of the telephone.
(REPEAT/SLOW) repeatedly until the
Dimensions
Approx. 100 x 50 x 173 mm (w/h/d)
Tips
(approx. 4 x 2 x 6
7
/
inches)
correct day of the week is announced.
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• You can disconnect the call by pressing (MAIL BOX 1), (MAIL BOX 2) or (MAIL BOX 3).
Mass
Approx. 290 g (approx. 10 oz)
Press (SKIP/QUICK) to advance, or
• The high, middle and low bars on the display window flash successively while
Supplied accessories AC power adaptor AC-T70
(REPEAT/SLOW) to go back.
screening incoming call.
Telephone line cord
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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  • Page 1: Important Safety Instructions

    Ringer Equivalence Number of all the devices does not exceed 5. IMPORTANT INSTRUCTION TO USERS Your model (TAM-100) has been approved by the Industry Canada. The Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) of your model is indicated at the bottom of the unit.

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    à la seule condition que la somme d’indices d’équivalence de la sonnerie de tous les dispositifs n‘excède pas 5. NOTICE IMPORTANTE POUR L’UTILISATEUR Votre (TAM-100) a été approuvé par l’Industrie Canada. L’indice d’équivalence de la sonnerie (IES) de votre modèle est indiqué sous l’appareil.

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