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Setting Up The Telephone For Use; Step 1: Connecting The Base Station; Step 2: Setting Up The Handset - Siemens Gigaset AL140 User Manual

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Do not install the phone in a bathroom or
shower room. The handset and base station are
not splashproof.
Do not use your phone in environments with a
potential explosion hazard, e.g. paint shops.
If you give your Gigaset to someone else, make
sure you also give them the user guide.
Please remove faulty base stations from use or
have them repaired by Siemens Service, as they
could interfere with other wireless services.
All electrical and electronic equipment must be
disposed of separately from general household
waste using the sites designated by local
If a product displays this symbol of a crossed-out
rubbish bin, the product is subject to European
Directive 2002/96/EC.
The appropriate disposal and separate collec-
tion of used equipment serve to prevent poten-
tial harm to the environment and to health.
They are a precondition for the re-use and recy-
cling of used electrical and electronic equip-
For further information on disposing of your
used equipment, please contact your local
authority, your refuse collection service or the
dealer you purchased the product from.
Emergency numbers cannot be dialled if the keypad lock
(page 1) is activated!
Not all of the functions described in this user guide are
available in all countries.
ECO DECT reduces power consumption by using an
energy efficient power supply and also reduces the
transmission power of the base station.
The transmission power of the base station is
reduced when just one handset is registered to the
base station and the handset is in the base station.
Your handset also reduces the transmission power
depending on the distance to the base station.

Setting up the telephone for use

Step 1: Connecting the base station

First connect the mains unit (230 V) to power cord
and then connect the phone jack to phone cord
, as shown above. Place the cords in the cord
recesses. The two cords must be plugged in at all
Only use the mains unit supplied and the
phone cords supplied.
If you ever purchase another phone cord from a
store, ensure that the phone conductors are cor-
rectly connected: 3-4 connection of the telephone
conductors/EURO CTR37.
You can also mount the base station on the

Step 2: Setting up the handset

Please note:
The display is protected by a plastic film.
Please remove the protective film!
Fitting the battery pack
Place the battery leads in the lead guides so
that the battery cover cannot catch on leads and
damage them when it is closed.
Use only the rechargeable battery pack rec-
ommended by Siemens (page 8), i.e. never use a
conventional (non-rechargeable) battery pack as
this could result in significant health risks and per-
sonal injury. For example, the battery pack could
explode. The phone could also malfunction or be
damaged as a result of using batteries that are not
of the recommended type.
Never use non-Siemens battery chargers as
this could damage the battery pack.
Only place the handset in the charging cradle
that is intended for it.
Insert the plug into the socket as shown in the
enlarged view.
Insert the battery pack.


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