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E51 Series
Digital Cordless Phone
5.8 GHz Expandable
Model Family: MD7151
Users Guide



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  • Page 1 E51 Series Digital Cordless Phone 5.8 GHz Expandable Model Family: MD7151 Users Guide...
  • Page 2 1-888-390-6456 TTY (Text Telephone) Motorola reserves the right to revise this publication and to make changes in content from time to time without obligation on the part of Motorola to provide notification of such revision or change. MOTOROLA PROVIDES THIS GUIDE WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER IMPLIED OR EXPRESS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents FCC Information FCC Compliance Class B Digital Device... vi FCC Declaration of Conformity... vii Canadian Compliance... vii Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Part 68 Statement... vii Industry Canada CS-03 Declaration of Conformity... ix Important Safety Instructions ...x Welcome ...1 Handset Overview...2 Base Unit Overview ...3...
  • Page 4 Getting Started ...4 Battery Safety Instructions... 4 Installing the Battery... 5 Charging the Handset Battery ... 6 Installing the Base Unit ...7 Wall Mounting ... 9 Basic Operations ...11 Handset Indicators ... 11 Base Unit LEDs ... 11 Making a Call... 12 Answering Calls ...
  • Page 5 Adjust Handset Volume ...14 Temporary Ringer Adjustments ...15 Redial Function ...15 Deleting a Redial Listing ...16 Mute Function ...16 Locate a Misplaced Handset ...17 Phonebook Operations...18 Storing a New Entry ...19 Reviewing/Dialing from the Phonebook ...22 Editing a Phonebook Entry ...23 Delete a Single Phonebook Entry...23 Caller ID/Call Waiting ID ...24 Reviewing Caller ID Records...25...
  • Page 6 Storing a Caller ID Entry in the Phonebook... 26 Dialing from the Caller ID Log ... 27 Deleting a Caller ID Record ... 27 Deleting All Caller ID Records... 27 Ringer Volume ... 28 Ringer Tone ... 28 Key Tone ... 29 Display Language ...
  • Page 7 Special Features ...32 Intercom Calls ...32 Call Transfer ...33 Conference Call ...34 In Case of Difficulty ...35 Warranty ...38 Technical Specifications ...42...
  • Page 8: Fcc Information

    • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. Caution: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Motorola for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 9: Fcc Declaration Of Conformity

    Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Part 68 Statement This Motorola cordless phone complies with Part 68 of the FCC rules and the requirements adopted by the Administrative Council for Terminal Attachments (ACTA). On the bottom of this equipment is a label that contains, among other information, a product identifier in format US: AAAEQ##TXXXX.
  • Page 10 If trouble is experienced with this equipment, for repair or warranty information, please contact Motorola, Inc. at 1-877-466-8646. If the equipment is causing harm to the telephone network, the telephone company may request that you disconnect the equipment from the network until the problem is solved.
  • Page 11: Industry Canada Cs-03 Declaration Of Conformity

    If your home has specially wired alarm equipment connected to the telephone line, ensure the installation of the cordless phone does not disable your alarm equipment. If you have questions about what will disable alarm equipment, consult your telephone company or a qualified installer. CAUTION: To maintain compliance with the FCC's RF exposure guidelines place the base unit at least 20 cm from nearby persons.
  • Page 12: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions When using your telephone equipment, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, and injury, including the following: 1. Read and understand all instructions. 2. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. 3.
  • Page 13 7. This product should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the marking label. If you are not sure of the type of power supply in your home, consult your dealer or local power company. 8. Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord. Do not install this product where the cord may have anyone walking on it.
  • Page 14 • If liquid has been spilled onto the product. • If the product has been exposed to rain or water. • If the product does not operate normally by following the operating instructions. Adjust only those controls that are covered by the operating instructions, as improper adjustment of other controls may result in damage and often requires extensive work by an authorized technician to restore the product to normal operation.
  • Page 15: Welcome

    Product registration is not available in Canada. Please retain your original dated sales receipt for your records. For warranty service of your Motorola product, you will need to provide a copy of your dated sales receipt to confirm warranty status.
  • Page 16: Handset Overview

    Handset Overview 1. Earpiece 2. LCD display 3. Select/Menu 4. Caller ID/Scroll down 5. Headset jack (2.5 mm) 6. Phone On/Flash 7. Speakerphone 8. Temporary tone dialing key 9. Redial/Pause 10. Mute/Delete 11. Microphone 12. Intercom 13. Change number format 14.
  • Page 17: Base Unit Overview

    Base Unit Overview 1. Page key 2. Charging cradle 3. Charging LED 4. In Use LED 5. Phone company voicemail indicator Bottom View Telephone jack Power jack...
  • Page 18: Getting Started

    Getting Started Battery Safety Instructions • Do not burn, disassemble, mutilate, or puncture the battery. The battery contains toxic materials that could be released, resulting in injury and/or explosion. • There is a risk of explosion if you replace the battery with an incorrect CAUTION: battery type.
  • Page 19: Installing The Battery

    Installing the Battery 1. Remove any stickers or inserts, if present. 2. Remove the battery door by pressing down on the indentation and sliding downward. 3. Plug the battery connector into the receptacle. (Make sure the black wire is on the left.) 4.
  • Page 20: Charging The Handset Battery

    Charging the Handset Battery The handset of your cordless telephone is powered by a rechargeable battery pack. It charges automatically whenever the handset is in the base unit or charger. The initial battery charge time is 10–12 hours. After the initial charge, a maintenance charge of eight hours should be sufficient.
  • Page 21: Installing The Base Unit

    Installing the Base Unit IMPORTANT! FOR MAXIMUM PERFORMANCE OF YOUR CORDLESS TELEPHONE SYSTEM: • Choose a central location for your base unit. • Install your base unit and extension handsets away from electronic equipment, such as personal computers, television sets, and microwave ovens.
  • Page 22 Selecting a Location for Your Base Unit...
  • Page 23: Wall Mounting

    Wall Mounting (Optional) 1. Feed the phone and power cords through the top of the mounting bracket. 2. Connect the phone and power cords to the openings on the bottom of the base unit. 3. Align the tabs of the mounting bracket with the slots on the bottom of the base unit.
  • Page 24 4. Plug the phone cord into the wall jack, and the power cord into an electrical outlet. 5. Mount the base unit on the wall jack. Position the base unit so that the mounting studs will fit into the holes on the wall mount bracket.
  • Page 25: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations Handset Indicators Icon Description Turns on when the microphone is muted MUTE Turns on when a new call is received and added to the call log Turns on when the ringer is muted Indicates battery charge status Base Unit LEDs Description On when the phone is off-hook or when an extension in use...
  • Page 26: Making A Call

    Making a Call Press the key on the handset (or the key to use the speakerphone ON/FLASH feature). When you hear the dial tone, dial the number. -OR- Enter the phone number, and then press . The phone number appears on the ON/FLASH display before it is dialed.
  • Page 27: Answering Calls

    Answering Calls Press , or any digit key (0 through 9) to answer a call. ON/FLASH If you subscribe to call waiting: Press the key to answer the second call. Press ON/FLASH the first call. Ending a Call Press the key or place the handset in the base unit to end the call.
  • Page 28: Adjust Handset Volume

    Adjust Handset Volume Press the to a comfortable level. When you reach the maximum or minimum setting, a double beep will sound. keys on the right side of the handset to adjust the listening volume Volume up\down...
  • Page 29: Temporary Ringer Adjustments

    Temporary Ringer Adjustments When the handset is ringing, to silence the ringer, press or adjust the ringer level to 0 by using the handset volume keys. This adjustment is temporary. The ringer volume will return to its normal setting once the call is answered or the ringing stops.
  • Page 30: Deleting A Redial Listing

    Deleting a Redial Listing 1. Press the REDIAL/PAUSE 2. Scroll to the desired entry. 3. Press the MUTE/DELETE 4. Press OFF/CANCEL : If the redial memory is empty and NOTE sound. Mute Function NOTE: The mute feature is only available during a call. 1.
  • Page 31: Locate A Misplaced Handset

    Locate a Misplaced Handset From the base unit, press the key to locate lost handsets. The handsets will beep PAGE appears on the display. BASE IS PAGING To end the page, press , or any dial pad key (0 through 9, *, #) on the ON/FLASH handset, or press again on the base unit.
  • Page 32: Phonebook Operations

    Phonebook Operations Your handset can store up to 50 numbers with names. Each memory location holds up to 32 digits for the number and 16 characters for the name. NOTES: If you have multiple handsets registered to your base unit, the handsets share a common phonebook stored in the base unit.
  • Page 33: Storing A New Entry

    Storing a New Entry 1. Press the key. SEL/MENU 2. Scroll to PHONEBOOK 3. Press the key. SEL/MENU 4. Scroll to and select STORE 5. Enter the telephone number at the 6. Use the key to erase characters to the left of the cursor. MUTE/DELETE 7.
  • Page 34 Use the table below to enter names and special characters into the phonebook. Number of Key Presses space ‘ &...
  • Page 35 NOTES: • If the phonebook is full, the handset will display • While entering numbers, press and hold the • If there is a duplicate number in the phonebook, appears. PHONEBOOK IS FULL key to add pauses if necessary. PAUSE NUMBER ALREADY IN PHONEBOOK...
  • Page 36: Reviewing/Dialing From The Phonebook

    Reviewing/Dialing from the Phonebook When not on a call, press mode. The first phonebook entry is listed. Scroll through the phonebook entries using the scroll keys or enter the first character of the name (using the digit keys) and continue navigating. - OR - 1.
  • Page 37: Editing A Phonebook Entry

    Editing a Phonebook Entry 1. Press the key, scroll to the desired entry. 2. Press the key. SEL/MENU button to edit the entry. MUTE/DELETE 3. Press the key to save the changes. SEL/MENU 4. Follow the same steps to edit the name. A confirmation tone beeps and the updated entry appears on the display briefly.
  • Page 38: Caller Id/Call Waiting Id

    Caller ID/Call Waiting ID Your handset is also capable of displaying caller ID information in conjunction with a call waiting alert signal ( With Call Waiting/Caller ID answer the incoming call, or continue with your current conversation. Your system holds up to 50 caller ID entries. When you receive new caller ID information your handset shows side of the display.
  • Page 39: Reviewing Caller Id Records

    Reviewing Caller ID Records When your systems stores new caller ID records, appears on the display. Press the scroll key to review the records. - OR - 1. Press the key. SEL/MENU 2. Scroll to and select . Use the scroll keys to review the entries. A double CALL LOG beep sounds when you reach the beginning or end of the log.
  • Page 40: Storing A Caller Id Entry In The Phonebook

    Storing a Caller ID Entry in the Phonebook 1. Press 2. Scroll to the entry you wish to store. To view alternate phone number formats, press the # key repeatedly. The display will cycle through the available dialing options (1 + area code + number, area code + number, number only, etc.). 3.
  • Page 41: Dialing From The Caller Id Log

    Dialing from the Caller ID Log 1. Press 2. Scroll to the entry you wish to dial. Press the # key repeatedly to change the dialing format (1 + area code + number, area code + number, number only, etc.). 3.
  • Page 42: Ringer Volume

    Ringer Volume 1. Press the SEL/MENU 2. Scroll to and select display. 3. Press the scroll keys or enter a digit (0 through 6) to the desired ringer volume. The current ring tone plays and the volume bar increases or decreases each time you adjust the setting.
  • Page 43: Key Tone

    Key Tone 1. Press the key. SEL/MENU 2. Scroll to and select KEY TONE 3. Select using the scroll keys. 4. Press the key to save the setting. SEL/MENU...
  • Page 44: Display Language

    Display Language 1. Press the SEL/MENU 2. Scroll to and select 3. Scroll to and select 4. Press SEL/MENU NOTE: If you accidentally change your language, follow these steps: 1. Press OFF/CANCEL 2. Press the SEL/MENU 3. Press two times. 4.
  • Page 45: Dialing Method

    Dialing Method 1. Press the key. SEL/MENU 2. Scroll to and select DIAL TYPE 3. Scroll to TONE PULSE 4. Press to save the setting. SEL/MENU : When the phone is set for pulse dialing, you may switch to temporary tone NOTE dialing during a call by pressing After you hang up, the phone will return to pulse dialing for the next call.
  • Page 46: Special Features

    Special Features If you have at least two handsets registered to your base unit, you can use the intercom and call transferring features. Each handset is named HANDSETX. The X represents the order (1, 2, 3, 4) in which the handset was registered to the base unit. (See the user guide for the expansion handset for more information.) Intercom Calls 1.
  • Page 47: Call Transfer

    Call Transfer During an outside call, you can transfer the call from one handset to another. 1. Press the key on the handset with the outside call. displayed. 2. Enter the number of the handset to which you wish to forward the call. appears on the screen.
  • Page 48: Conference Call

    Conference Call Use the conference feature to enable two or more handsets to participate in the same outside call. 1. While the first handset is on an outside call, the second handset can press ON/FLASH A timer (e.g., CONF. 00:01:25 length of the call.
  • Page 49: In Case Of Difficulty

    In Case of Difficulty The suggestions below should solve most problems you might encounter while using your phone. If you still have difficulty after trying these suggestions, visit us on the web at The phone doesn't work at all •...
  • Page 50 You get noise, static, or a weak signal when you're away from the base unit • You may be out of range. Either move closer to the base unit, or relocate it. • The layout of your home may be limiting the range. Try moving the base unit to another position.
  • Page 51 You hear other calls while using your phone • Disconnect your base unit from the telephone jack, and plug in a different telephone. If you still hear other calls, contact your local telephone company. Common Troubleshooting Steps for Your Cordless Phone If the handset or base unit does not seem to be responding normally, then try putting the handset in its base.
  • Page 52: Warranty

    This limited warranty is a consumer's exclusive remedy, and applies as follows to new Motorola Products, Accessories, and Software purchased by consumers in the United States or Canada, which are accompanied by this written warranty: Products and Accessories as defined above, unless otherwise provided for below.
  • Page 53 Accessories for commercial purposes or subjecting the Product or Accessory to abnormal usage or conditions; or (d) other acts which are not the fault of Motorola, are excluded from coverage. Use of Non-Motorola Products and Accessories. Defects or damage that result from the use of Non-Motorola branded or certified Products, Accessories, Software or other peripheral equipment are excluded from coverage.
  • Page 54 This warranty extends to the first end-user purchaser, only. What will Motorola Do? Motorola, at its option, will at no charge repair, replace or refund the purchase price of any Products, Accessories or Software that does not conform to this warranty. We may use functionally equivalent reconditioned/refurbished/pre-owned or new Products, Accessories or parts.
  • Page 55 For accessories and software, please call the telephone number designated above for the product with which they are used. You will receive instructions on how to ship the Products, Accessories, or Software, at your expense, to a Motorola Authorized Repair Center. To obtain service, you must include: (a) a copy of your receipt, bill of sale or other comparable proof of purchase;...
  • Page 56: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications FREQUENCY CONTROL Crystal Controlled PLL synthesizer TRANSMIT FREQUENCY Base: 5744.736 - 5825.952 MHz Handset: 2401.056 - 2482.272 MHz RECEIVE FREQUENCY Base: 2401.056 - 2482.272 MHz Handset: 5744.736 - 5825.952 MHz NOMINAL EFFECTIVE RANGE Maximum power allowed by FCC and IC. Actual operating range may vary according to environmental conditions at the time of use.
  • Page 57 E51 Series Digital Cordless Phone 5.8 GHz Expandable Model Family: MD7151 525917-001 01/06...