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GE DECT 6.0 28112 User Manual

General electric cordless telephone user manual.

 
Model 28112 Series
25840
Interference Information
DECT 6.0 Cordless
This equipment generates and uses radio frequency energy which may interfere
with residential radio and television reception if not properly installed and used in
accordance with instructions contained in this manual. Reasonable protection against
Handset Speakerphone
such interference is ensured, although there is no guarantee this will not occur in a
given installation. If interference is suspected and verified by switching this equipment
Answering System
on and off, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of
the following measures: Reorient the radio/television receiver's antenna, relocate the
User's Guide
equipment with respect to the receiver, plug the equipment and receiver into separate
circuit outlets. The user may also wish to consult a qualified radio/television technician
for additional suggestions. This equipment has been fully tested and complies with all
limits for Class B computing devices pursuant to part 15 FCC Rules and Regulations.
Telephone Network Information
Should your equipment cause trouble on your line which may harm the telephone
network, the telephone company, where practicable, may notify you that temporary
discontinuance of service may be required. Where prior notice is not practicable and
the circumstances warrant such action, the telephone company may temporarily
discontinue service immediately.
The telephone company may make changes in its communications facilities, equipment,
operations or procedures where such action is required in the operation of its business.
If these changes are expected to affect the use or performance of your telephone
equipment, the telephone company will likely give you adequate notice to allow you to
maintain uninterrupted service.
Notice must be given to the telephone company upon termination of your telephone
from your line.
REN Number
On the bottom of this equipment is a label indicating, among other information, the
Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) for the equipment.
The REN is useful in determining the number of devices you may connect to your
Your new GE telephone system is EXPANDABLE
telephone line and still have all of these devices ring when your telephone number is
up to a total of 4 handsets (by purchase of optional
called. In most (but not all) areas, the sum of the RENs of all devices connected to one
Model 28110 handset with charge cradle)
line should not exceed 5. To be certain of the number of devices you may connect to
Important Information
your line as determined by the REN, you should contact your local telephone company.
REN Number is located on the cabinet bottom.
NOTICE: This product meets the applicable Industry Canada technical specifications.
Licensing
Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause
Licensed under US Patent 6,427,009.
interference, and (2) This device must accept any interference, including interference
that may cause undesired operation of the device.
Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC)
The equipment must be installed using an acceptable method of connection. The
This telephone system meets FCC/Industry Canada standards for Hearing Aid
customer should be aware that compliance with the above conditions may not prevent
Compatibility.
degradation of service in some situations.
FCC RF Radiation Exposure Statement
Repairs to certified equipment should be made by an authorized Canadian maintenance
facility designated by the supplier. Any repairs or alterations made by the user to this
This equipment complies with FCC RF radiation exposure limits set forth for an
equipment, or equipment malfunctions, may give the telecommunications company
uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with
cause to request the user to disconnect the equipment.
a minimum distance of 20 centimeters between the radiator and your body. This
Users should ensure for their own protection that the electrical ground connections of
transmitter must not be co-located or operated in conjunction with any other antenna
the power utility, telephone lines and internal metallic water pipe systems, if present, are
or transmitter."
connected together. This precaution may be particularly important in rural areas.
For body worn operation, this phone has been tested and meets the FCC RF exposure
guidelines when used with the belt clip supplied with this product. Use of other
CAUTION: Users should not attempt to make such connections themselves, but should
accessories may not ensure compliance with FCC RF exposure guidelines
contact the appropriate electric inspection authority, or electrician, as appropriate.
NOTES: This equipment may not be used on coin service provided by the telephone
company.
THE LIGHTNING
FLASH AND ARROW
WARNING: TO
HEAD WITHIN THE
PREVENT FIRE OR
TRIANGLE IS A
WARNING SIGN
ELECTRICAL SHOCK
ALERTING YOU OF
HAZARD, DO NOT
"DANGEROUS
VOLTAGE" INSIDE
EXPOSE THIS
THE PRODUCT.
PRODUCT TO RAIN
OR MOISTURE.
Thomson Digital Technologies Ltd.
Model 28112
00015927 (Rev. 5 CAN E)
© 2007 Thomson Digital Technologies Ltd.
07-09
Trademark(s) ® Registered
Printed in China
Marque(s) déposée(s)
Introduction
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: Because cordless phones operate on electricity, you should
have at least one phone in your home that isn't cordless, in case the power
in your home goes out.
Before You Begin
Parts Checklist
(for model 28112xx1)
Make sure your package includes the items shown here.
13
PLAY
STOP
REVIEW
MEMO
DELETE
SKIP
VOLUME
ANNOUNCE
1
ANS ON/OFF LANGUAGE
2
HANDSET PAGE
DO NOT DISTURB
DECT
TM
CHARGE/IN USE
COMMUNICATION
INTERFERENCE FREE
Base
Wall mount
Telephone
bracket
line cord
AC power
Battery
Handset
battery pack
adaptor
compartment cover
Belt clip
For Model 28112xx2 there will be ONE additional handset, charge cradle, belt
clip, battery pack and cover than shown above.
For Model 28112xx3 there will be TWO additional handsets, charge cradles,
belt clips, battery packs and covers than shown above.
For Model 28112xx4 there will be THREE additional handsets, charge cradles, belt clips,
battery packs and covers than shown above.
Telephone Jack Requirements
To use this phone, you need an RJ11C type modular telephone
jack, which might look like the one pictured here, installed in
your home. If you don't have a modular jack, call your local
telephone
phone company to find out how to get one installed.
Installation
Digital Security System
Your cordless phone uses a digital security system to protect against false ringing,
unauthorized access, and charges to your phone line.
INSTALLATION NOTE: Some cordless telephones operate at frequencies that
may cause or receive interference with nearby TVs, microwave ovens, and
VCRs. To minimize or prevent such interference, the base of the cordless
telephone should not be placed near or on top of a TV, microwave ovens,
or VCR. If such interference continues, move the cordless telephone farther
away from these appliances.
Certain other communications devices may also use the 1.9 GHz frequency
for communication, and, if not properly set, these devices may interfere
with each other and/or your new telephone. If you are concerned with
interference, please refer to the owner's manual for these devices on how to
properly set channels to avoid interference. Typical devices that may use the
.
1.9 GHz frequency for communication include wireless audio/video senders,
wireless computer networks, multi-handset cordless telephone systems, and
CAUTION:
some long-range cordless telephone systems.
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
Important Installation Guidelines
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE
THE EXCLAMATION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO
POINT WITHIN THE
• Avoid sources of noise and heat, such as motors, fluorescent lighting, microwave
NOT REMOVE COVER (OR
TRIANGLE IS A
ovens, heating appliances and direct sunlight.
BACK). NO USER
WARNING SIGN
SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
ALERTING YOU OF
REFER SERVICING TO
IMPORTANT
• Avoid areas of excessive dust, moisture and low temperature.
QUALIFIED SERVICE
INSTRUCTIONS
PERSONNEL.
ACCOMPANYING
• Avoid other cordless telephones or personal computers.
THE PRODUCT.
SEE MARKING ON BOTTOM / BACK OF PRODUCT
• Never install telephone wiring during a lightning storm.
• Never install telephone jacks in wet locations unless the jack is specifically
designed for wet locations.
• Never touch non-insulated telephone wires or terminals, unless the telephone line
has been disconnected at the network interface.
• Use caution when installing or modifying telephone lines.
Handset Layout
Installing the Phone
Installing the Handset Battery
VMWI Indicator
SPEAKER
display
1. Locate battery and battery door which are packaged together inside a plastic bag
DECT
and are separate from the handset.
TALK/CALL BACK
2. Locate the battery compartment on the back of the handset.
(button)
3. Plug the battery pack cord into the jack inside the compartment.
caller ID-volume
caller ID-volume
(button)
(button)
format/conf
(format/conference
TALK
DECT
delete
button)
CALL
format
BACK
delete
(button)
conf
SPEAKER
TALK
format
BACK
CALL
delete
conf
(button)
mute/program
SPEAKER
SPEAKER
redial
program
redial
program
int
mute
1
(button)
2
ABC
DEC
3
mute
4
GHI
5
6
MNO
redial
int
JKL
RS
PO
7
8
9
WX
exit
TUV
YZ
(button)
#
ER
0
OP
1
3
memory
flash
2
DEC
ABC
int (button)
rev (review
4
6
button)
GHI
5
MNO
skip (button)
Handset
JKL
* TONE/exit
7
9
PO
WX
RS
8
play/stop
(button)
YZ
TUV
(button)
4. Insert the battery pack.
exit
#
0
#pause/ringer
OP
5. Close the battery compartment by pushing the door up until it snaps into place.
ER
erase
memory
flash
(button)
Base Station
(button)
flash/answerer
1. Choose an area near an electrical outlet and a telephone wall jack (RJ11C), and place
(button)
your cordless telephone on a level surface, such as a desktop or tabletop, or you may
memory (button)
mount it on the wall.
Base Layout
Wall plate
Modular
line jack
HOUR
DAY/CHECK
MIN
(button)
(button)
(minute button)
SPEAKER
volume
review
(buttons)
(button)
Message Counter
(indicator)
PLAY/STOP
(button)
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2. Plug one end of the telephone line cord into the TEL LINE jack on the back of the base
and the other end into a modular jack.
skip
3. Plug the AC power converter into the electrical outlet and the DC connector into the
(button)
jack on the back of the base.
4. Place the handset in the base cradle. The charge/in use/VMWI indicator turns on,
delete
verifying the battery is charging.
(button)
memo
delete
5. Allow the phone to charge for 16 hours prior to first use. If you don't properly charge
volume
announce
1
the phone, battery performance is compromised.
ans on/off
language
announce1
2
(button)
page
do not disturb
announce2
charge/in use
(button)
Wall Mounting
1. Turn the base over.
page
memo
2. Attach the wall mounting pedestal by first inserting the tabs on the open edge of the
language
(button)
(button)
(button)
pedestal into the slots on the lower portion of the back of the base. Then push down
do not disturb
charge/in use/VMWI
and snap the pedestal into place.
ans on/off
(button/indicator)
(indicator)
(answerer button)
3. Slip the mounting holes (on the back of the base) over the wall plate posts, and slide
the unit down into place. (Wall plate not included.)
Answering System Setup
This section shows you how to set up your answering system to receive incoming calls.
Before you begin the set up process, you must turn on the answering system.
NOTE: You must connect the handset battery before use.
• Press the ans on/off button to turn the answering system on and off.
CAUTION: To reduce the risk of fire or personal injury, use only the
The Message Counter indicator lights when the answering system is on. The indicator
Thomson Inc. approved model 5-2721 Nickel-metal Hydride battery
blinks when you have new messages.
(Ni-MH), which is compatible with this unit.
NOTE: The answering system displays "- -" when it is off.
Setting the Voice Prompt Language
The default voice prompt language is English.
To change the answering system's voice prompt language,
NOTE: To ensure proper battery installation, the connector is keyed and can
• Press the language button on front of base to change to the FRENCH voice prompt.
be inserted only one way.
The unit announces "OPTION FRANCAISE " and Fr shows in the message counter.
• Press the Language button again to change to the SPANISH voice prompt. The unit
battery
announces "SELECCION ESPANOL" and SP shows in the message counter.
pack
NOTE: To change to English, press the Language button again. En shows in
black wire
the message counter.
NOTE: In remote access mode, the system follows the selected language. The
voice prompt language cannot be switched remotely.
Voice Time/Day Stamp and Real Time Clock
PRESS DOWN
FIRMLY
red wire
1. Make sure the answering system is ON.
2. Press and hold the DAY/CHECK button to set the day of the week.
3. Press and hold the HOUR button to set the hour (a.m. or p.m.). Example: 12AM, 1AM, or
12PM, 1PM.
4. Press and release the MIN button to advance the clock in one minute intervals. Press
and hold to increase by 5-minute increments.
5. After the time is set, the real time clock will be displayed on the handset within 1
minute.
NOTE: You must set the day manually. You may choose to set the time manually
as well, although the time is automatically transmitted by your local phone
company as part of Caller ID service. If you subscribe to Caller ID service, the
current time is set automatically when you receive your first CID record.
Speaker Volume
Use the volume (5 or 6) buttons to adjust speaker volume on the base to a
comfortable level. L1 is the minimum speaker volume and L8 is the maximum.
Voice Instruction
If you need additional assistance, press the review button in standby mode and follow
the voice instructions.
Recording the Outgoing Announcement
For best results when recording, you should be about nine inches from the microphone,
and eliminate as much background noise as possible.
You may record 2 outgoing announcements in the answerer or choose the default for
your current outgoing announcement.
1. Make sure the answering system is ON.
2. Press and hold the announce 1 or announce 2 button until the speaker announces
"RECORD ANNOUNCEMENT AFTER TONE".
3. Begin speaking after you hear the beep.
4. Release the button when you finish your announcement.
NOTE: If you choose not to record an outgoing announcement, a default
CAUTION: To reduce risk of personal injury, fire, or damage use only the
announcement plays instead. To return to the default announcement after
5-2714 or 5-2760 power adaptor listed in the user's guide. This power
you have recorded your own outgoing announcement, press the announce
adaptor is intended to be correctly orientated in a vertical or floor
button and release it when you hear the beep. Or, press the delete button
mount position.
while the announcement is reviewing.
Sample Outgoing Announcement
Hi, this is (use your name here), I can't answer the phone right now, so please leave your
name, number and a brief message after the tone, and I'll get back to you. Thanks.
NOTE: The maximum recording time for the outgoing announcement is 2
minutes.
Reviewing and Choosing the Announcement
Press and release the announce 1 or announce 2 button to review and select this one as
NOTE : If desired, gather the extra telephone line and power adaptor cord
your outgoing announcement.
and store inside the wall mounting bracket.
NOTE: Press the PLAY/STOP button at any time to stop playing announcement.
Programming the Telephone
Standby Screen
The handset displays the handset number and user name.
USER NAME
HANDSET X
Programming Functions
The system uses a menu structure to give you access to all of the built-in features. You
may program the following items in main menu: Room Monitor and Handset Setup.
Room Monitor
(applicable only with additional handsets)
1. Make sure your phone is OFF (not in talk mode).
2. Press the mute/program button to go to the main menu.
3. Press caller ID-volume ( 6 or 5) button to scroll to ROOM MONITOR.
4. Press mute/program button to enter ROOM MONITOR menu, ROOM MONITOR
EXTENSION? shows in the display.
> ROOM MONITOR
EXTENSION?
5. Use the touch tone pad to enter the handset name/number to be monitored.
NOTE: When this phone system is expanded (up to 4 handsets by purchase
of optional Model 28110 handset with recharge cradle), handsets are named
HANDSET 1, HANDSET 2, HANDSET 3 and HANDSET 4 respectively.
6. The receiving handset will turn on the microphone and the originating handset will
turn on the speakerphone to monitor sound from the receiving handset.
NOTE: For room monitoring mode to work, the originating handset must NOT
be on the cradle.
NOTE: While in room monitoring mode, the handsets will emit an alert tone
approximately every 5 seconds if there is an incoming call. You may press
the SPEAKER button to quit room monitor and answer the call.
NOTE: While in room monitoring mode, the originating handset can be
switched to monitor by handset earpiece by pressing the TALK/CALL BACK
button once. Switch back to speakerphone by pressing the SPEAKER
button once.
NOTE: Press the *TONE/exit button on the handset to exit room
monitor mode.
Handset Setup
1. Make sure your phone is OFF (not in talk mode).
2. Press the mute/program button to go to the main menu.
3. Press caller ID-volume ( 6 or 5) button to scroll to HANDSET SETUP.
4. Press mute/program button to confirm and you may program the following items:
Language, Handset Name, Ringer Tone, Ringer Volume, VIP Melody, Key Tone,
Message Alert, Rings to Answer, Security Code, Area Code, Tone/Pulse, Registration,
Deregistration and Default Setting.
NOTE: During programming, you may press the *TONE/exit button at any
time to exit the sub-menu and return to the menu.
Language
From the Handset Setup Menu:
1. Press the caller ID-volume ( 6 or 5) button to scroll to the SET LANGUAGE sub-menu.
2. Press mute/program button to enter the menu. SET LANGUAGE 1ENG 2FRA 3ESP
shows in the display.
3. Use the touch tone pad on the handset to select 1ENG, 2FRA, 3ESP, or use the
caller ID-volume ( 6 or 5) button to scroll to the desired language. English is the
default setting.
4. Press the mute/program button to save your selection. You will hear a confirmation
tone and the selected language shows in the display.

Summary of Contents

  • Page 1

    1. Choose an area near an electrical outlet and a telephone wall jack (RJ11C), and place 5. After the time is set, the real time clock will be displayed on the handset within 1 your cordless telephone on a level surface, such as a desktop or tabletop, or you may minute.

  • Page 2

    Handset Name 5. Press caller ID-volume ( 6 or 5) button to view the records from memory to be selected as VIP. From the Handset Setup Menu: 1. Press the caller ID-volume ( 6 or 5) button to scroll to the HANDSET NAME sub- 6.

  • Page 3

    NOTE: If the selected CID record contains any information that is non- if you receive an incoming call and you are using the GE multi handset system, a beep numeric, the unit will not allow this record to transfer to the internal user indicates the presence of a Call Waiting call on the line.

  • Page 4

    Display Messages Answering System Display Messages The following messages shows the status of the phone, provides Caller ID information, The following messages show the status of the answering system or help you set up or helps you set up and use your phone. and use the system.

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  • Lise Paquette Dec 18, 2013 03:13:
    Is this document available in French? Please advise.

    T​hank you.
  • Harriet Bendel Feb 23, 2013 06:22:
    Handset lights up, but does not ring. I have two phones. Does this mean the battery should be replaced?
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