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Motorola MD7080 Series User Manual

Digital 5.8 ghz expandable cordless two-line telephone system with base speakerphone, keypad, and answering machine.
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MD7080 User Guide
Digital 5.8 GHz Expandable Cordless
Two-Line Telephone System with Base
Speakerphone, Keypad, and
Answering Machine


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    MD7080 User Guide Digital 5.8 GHz Expandable Cordless Two-Line Telephone System with Base Speakerphone, Keypad, and Answering Machine...

  • Page 2: Welcome

    Welcome Congratulations on your purchase of a Motorola product! Handset Overview Adjust volume Left soft key Scroll up or down Line 1 Make or answer a call Use handset like a speakerphone Microphone Ring/new message indicator Right soft key Earphone jack (2.5 mm connector)

  • Page 3: Base Station Controls

    Base Station Controls Charging LED Speaker LED Speakerphone Soft Keys The left and right soft keys perform the function displayed. For example, pressing the left soft key while PHONEBK is displayed, opens your list of phone numbers and names. Left Scroll up soft or down...

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    Product registration is an important step toward enjoying your new Motorola product. Registering helps us facilitate warranty service, and permits us to contact you should your Motorola product require an update or other service. Registration is not required for warranty coverage.

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    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,...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Welcome ........i FCC Information .

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    Inserting Pauses in a Number ....21 Using Automated Dialing ..... . 21 Using the Speakerphone .

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    Screening Calls ......46 Motorola Limited Warranty ..... 48...

  • Page 9: Fcc Information

    FCC Information This equipment complies with Parts 15 and 68 of the FCC rules and the requirements adopted by the Administrative Council for Terminal Attachments (ACTA). A plug and jack used to connect this equipment to the premises wiring and telephone network must comply with applicable FCC Part 68 rules and requirements adopted by the ACTA.

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    Connection to party line service is subject to state tariffs. Contact the state public utility commission, public service commission or corporation commission for information. If your home has specially wired alarm equipment connected to the telephone line, ensure the installation of this cordless phone does not disable your alarm equipment.

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    • Inform you of your right to bring a complaint to the Commission pursuant to procedures set forth in Subpart E of Part 68, FCC Rules and Regulations. The telephone company may make changes in its facilities, equipment, operations, or procedures that could affect the operation of the equipment.

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    The FCC requires this product to be serviced only by Motorola or its authorized service agents. CAUTION / WARNING: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Motorola could void not only the user's authority to operate the equipment, but also the limited warranty.

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    Hearing Aid Compatibility This telephone system meets the FCC standards for hearing aid compatibility.

  • Page 14: Industry Canada (ic) Information

    Industry Canada (IC) Information This equipment meets the applicable Industry Canada (IC) radio and terminal equipment technical specifications. This is confirmed by the certification/registration number found on the label on the bottom of the base unit. The abbreviation IC before the certification/registration number only signifies that registration was performed based on a Declaration of Conformity and that the Industry Canada technical specifications were met.

  • Page 15: Interference Information

    Repairs Repairs to this equipment should be made by an authorized Canadian maintenance facility designated by Motorola. Any repairs or alterations made by the consumer, or any malfunctions of this equipment, may give the telecommunications company cause to request that you disconnect the equipment, and may void the limited warranty.

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    (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Industry Canada’s ICES-003. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.

  • Page 17: Getting Started

    Getting Started Before you can use your phone to make or answer calls, you must charge the battery. This section provides the step-by-step instructions you will need. Battery Safety Instructions Do not burn, disassemble, mutilate, or puncture the • battery. The battery contains toxic materials that could be released, resulting in injury.

  • Page 18: Charging The Battery

    Charging the Battery Remove stickers if present. Remove the battery door. Insert the battery into the battery compartment. Plug the battery connector into the receptacle in the battery compartment and replace the battery door. Black...

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    Plug the power cord into the back of the base and into an outlet. Rest the handset in the base so the charging LED lights. For the initial charge, charge the battery for at least 16 hours. Note: Every time a battery is plugged in, the phone must be charged in the base for at least 10 seconds for the phone to properly restart.

  • Page 20: Installing Backup Batteries

    Installing Backup Batteries Four AA alkaline batteries (not included) can be installed into the base as backup in case of a power outage. With the back of the base facing you, press the cover latch to remove the battery compartment cover.

  • Page 21: Phone Navigation

    The base display has a battery meter to show status of the backup batteries. Phone Navigation The handset and base unit displays, soft keys, and navigation keys are used to select the various features and functions of your phone. This section describes how to use these components so you can set up your preferences.

  • Page 22: Main Phone Display

    Main Phone Display Time Line 1/Line 2 indicators Number of calls Answering machine status Function When the phone is not in use, the standby screen is displayed. Note: Caller ID information is supplied only if you subscribe to Caller ID service from your local phone company.

  • Page 23: Using The Soft Keys

    Using the Soft Keys Two soft keys are used to select the functions shown above them on the display. The functions change as you move from one screen to the next. In this guide, soft key functions are shown as the function name. For example, if a step instructs you to “select MENU,”...

  • Page 25: Installation

    Installation Once your handset is fully charged and ready for use, you can install the base unit on a desktop or mount it to a wall. This section provides the step-by-step instructions you will need to install the phone. Installing the Phone on a Desk 1 Plug the telephone line cords for Line 1 and Line 2 into the jack on the back of the phone.

  • Page 26: Installing The Phone On The Wall

    Installing the Phone on the Wall The wall mount of your the base. Press the release button on the bottom of the phone. Mounting bracket Carefully slide the wall mount from the base. MD7080 series phone is located in Release button...

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    Turn the wall mount over so the key slot is facing upward. Align the wall mount with groves on the base and push gently until the mount clicks in place. 4 Plug the power cord into the back of the base and into an electrical outlet.

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    Line up the tabs on the wall mount bracket with the holes on the back of the wall mount. Snap the wall mount firmly into place.

  • Page 29: Setting Up

    Setting Up Personalizing Your New Telephone System Personalize your new telephone system’s handsets (your MD7080 series phone is expandable up to eight handsets), base unit and two phone lines by setting unique ring tones, adjusting the ringer volume for day and night, and naming each handset so you can distinguish one from another.

  • Page 30: Setting The Ring Tone And Ring Volume

    Setting the Ring Tone and Ring Volume 1 Press MENU. 2 Scroll to Ringer. 3 Select LINE 1 or LINE 2. 4 Scroll through list of options. (Day Volume, Night Volume, Ringer Tone, etc.) 5 Select desired option. 6 Press Change to listen to each tone/volume. 7 Stop at desired tone/volume to set.

  • Page 31: Setting The Ring Tone

    Setting the Ring Tone If you subscribe to Caller ID service, you can set a specific ring tone for numbers stored in a phonebook (See “Using the Phonebook” on page 25) and another ring tone for all other incoming calls. 1 Select MENU.

  • Page 32: Naming A Handset Or Base Unit

    Naming a Handset or Base Unit When you register a handset to the base, it is assigned a default name of Handset(x), where x can be 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, or 8. You can change the name to something more useful, for example a location (Kitchen) or someone’s name (Ian).

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    The following table shows how many times to press each button on the handset or base unit to enter letters and special characters. Button space The first letter of the entry is an uppercase letter. To change the entry from uppercase to lowercase, press .

  • Page 34: Setting The Date And Time For Your Telephone

    Setting the Date and Time for Your Telephone 1 Press MENU. 2 Scroll to Date/Time. 3 Press SELECT. 4 Enter the time. (Two digits are required for both hour and minutes, so use a leading 0 for one digit values.) 5 Select AM/PM to switch between AM and PM if you are using a 12-hour clock.

  • Page 35: Setting The Language

    Setting the Language 1 Press MENU. 2 Scroll to Language. 3 Press SELECT. 4 Scroll to your desired language. 5 Select DONE. 6 Select EXIT to return to the standby screen, or scroll to a different menu option.

  • Page 36: Using The Phone

    Using the Phone Making a Call Press , or . When you hear the dial tone, dial the number. Enter the phone number, then press lets you see the phone number on the display before the number is dialed. During a call, a timer on the display shows the length of the call.

  • Page 37: Adjusting The Volume During A Call

    Adjusting the Volume During a Call Louder Softer Inserting Pauses in a Number When you call a number featuring a pause, the phone waits three seconds before transmitting the next digits in the dialing sequence. This is useful, for example, when you have to dial 9 to get a dial tone or for accessing a voice mail system.

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    For example, if you frequently access your bank account information over the phone, you can store your account number and PIN in the phonebook, and then access them during the call instead of entering them manually each time. 1 While on a call, scroll until you want to recall.

  • Page 39: Using The Speakerphone

    Using the Speakerphone To make a call using the speakerphone, press HANDSFREE on the handset or base unit and dial the number. Note: For optimal handset speakerphone sound quality, make sure the belt clip is on. This raises the handset up so it is not lying flat (the speakerphone is on the back of the handset).

  • Page 40: Putting A Call On Hold

    Putting a Call on Hold Press the soft key HOLD. To return to the call, press soft key UNHOLD, , or When a call is on hold, you can use the intercom features (see “Using the Intercom”). Redialing a Number To redial the last number dialed, press , or then press REDIAL.

  • Page 41: Using The Phonebook

    Using the Phonebook Storing numbers in the phonebook makes it easy to dial numbers you call frequently. You can enter numbers directly into the phonebook or add them from the Caller ID or redial list. Each handset has its own phonebook, which can hold 50 names and numbers.

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    The following table shows how many times to press each button on the handset or base unit to enter letters and special characters. Button space The first letter of the entry is an uppercase letter. To change the entry from uppercase to lowercase, press .

  • Page 43: Storing A Recently Called Number

    Storing a Recently Called Number 1 Press REDIAL. The display shows the last five numbers you dialed, with the most recent number at the top. 2 Scroll until to store. 3 Press STORE. 4 Enter the name (up to 12 characters). See “Storing a New Number”...

  • Page 44: Storing A Caller Id Number

    Storing a Caller ID Number 1 From the caller ID list, select OPTIONS. 2 Scroll to STORE and press SELECT. The caller’s name is displayed in the Name field. If you have changes, select DELETE to erase characters to the left of the input cursor.

  • Page 45: Deleting A Phonebook Entry

    7 To set the tones for incoming calls from this number, select CHANGE. A tone plays each time you select CHANGE. Stop at the ring tone you want to set. 8 Select DONE. Deleting a Phonebook Entry 1 Select PHONEBK. 2 Scroll down until you want to delete.

  • Page 46: Calling A Number From The Phonebook

    Calling a Number from the Phonebook 1 Select PHONEBK. 2 Scroll down until you want to call. 3 Press , or HANDSFREE Using Caller ID If you subscribe to caller ID service, the caller’s name and number are displayed when you receive a call. If information on the caller is not available, or if you do not subscribe to caller ID service, INCOMING CALL is displayed.

  • Page 47: Deleting Caller Id Calls

    Deleting Caller ID Calls 1 From the caller ID list, select OPTIONS. 2 Scroll to DELETE (to delete the current caller ID entry) or DELETE ALL (to delete all caller ID records) and select SELECT. If you select DELETE ALL, select YES at the DELETE ALL? prompt.

  • Page 48: Multihandset Functions

    (up to eight) handsets registered to the base unit. You can expand your phone system by adding up to eight compatible Motorola MD7080 series expansion handsets. Expansion handsets do not require connection to a phone line. You can place the handset and its charging base anywhere a standard electrical outlet is available.

  • Page 49: Registering An Expansion Handset

    Deregistering an Expansion Handset Caution: If you deregister all handsets from the base unit you will render your cordless telephone system inoperable until at least one handset is reregistered to the base unit. Note: When deregistering a handset, delete or listen to all voice mail messages, if necessary, to clear the IN USE/Voice Mail indicator.

  • Page 50: Using The Intercom

    Using the Intercom The handsets and base station can be used as an intercom system, allowing you to talk to people in other parts of your home. 1 Press INTERCOM. If you only have one additional handset, pressing INTERCOM automatically pages the handset. If you have multiple handsets, a list of handsets is displayed.

  • Page 51: Enabling Auto-answer

    Enabling Auto-Answer You can program a handset or base unit to automatically answer a page by turning on the speakerphone. The handset and base unit are programmed not to do this by default. 1 Select MENU. 2 Scroll to and select INTERCOM SETUP. 3 Scroll to and select one of the following options: AFTER 1 RING: The handset automatically answers a page after one ring.

  • Page 52: Conference Calling

    6 Select UNHOLD. The call is transferred to the other handset and all three individuals are on the call. 7 Press to disconnect. Conference Calling Multiple handsets can participate in a call. When only one handset is on a call, LINE IN USE is displayed.

  • Page 53: Monitoring A Room

    Monitoring a Room Room monitoring allows you to place a handset in a room and listen to the sounds in that room from another handset. 1 Place a handset in the room to be monitored. 2 On that handset, select MENU. 3 Scroll to MONITOR ROOM and select SELECT.

  • Page 54: Using The Answering Machine

    Using the Answering Machine The answering machine stores up to 30 minutes of messages and/or memos. You can listen to your messages from the base station, from the handset, or remotely. You can also set your phone to automatically forward answering machine messages to another phone number.

  • Page 55: Setting Up The Answering Machine

    Each line has individual settings for: ON/Off, Announcement/ Outgoing Messages, Number of rings, Security code, Voice prompt language, Recording Quality, and Message forwarding. Setting Up the Answering Machine Turning the Answering Machine On or Off 1 Press MENU. 2 Scroll to ANS MACH SETUP. 3 Press SELECT.

  • Page 56: Setting Recording Quality

    Setting Recording Quality You can set your voice mail to record at higher sound quality with a shorter recording time, or for longer recording time with lower sound quality. 1 Select MENU. 2 Scroll to and select Ans Mach Setup. 3 Select MAILBOX 1 or MAILBOX 2.

  • Page 57: Changing The Outgoing Message

    Changing the Outgoing Message You can change or erase a personally recorded message; the default greeting cannot be erased or changed. 1 Select MENU and then scroll to and select ANS MACH SETUP. 2 Select MAILBOX 1 or MAILBOX 2. 3 Scroll to and select OUTGOING MSG.

  • Page 58: Setting The Security Id Number

    Setting the Security ID Number The security ID number allows you to remotely access your messages from any touch-tone phone. 1 Press MENU. 2 Scroll to and select ANS MACH SETUP. 3 Select MAILBOX 1 or MAILBOX 2. 4 Scroll to and select SECURITY ID. 5 Enter your three-digit security number.

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    Checking Messages from a Handset 1 Select MENU. 2 Scroll to and select MESSAGES. 3 Select MAILBOX 1 or MAILBOX 2. 4 Scroll to and select the function you want. The functions are: 1: REVIEW 2: PLAY/STOP 3: SKIP 4: ANSWER ON/OFF 5: MEMO 7: REPEAT MENU 0: ERASE...

  • Page 60: Checking Messages Remotely

    Checking Messages Remotely If you have a touch-tone phone, you can access your messages remotely. 1 Call your home. 2 When the answering machine picks up the call, press and then enter your security ID number. A synthesized voice prompts you with instructions.

  • Page 61: Message Forwarding

    Message Forwarding Your Motorola phone can be set to automatically forward answering machine messages to another phone number. To set up the phone number: 1 Press MENU. 2 Scroll to and select ANS MACH SETUP. 3 Select MAILBOX 1 or MAILBOX 2.

  • Page 62: Quick Enable Message Forwarding

    Quick Enable Message Forwarding To activate message forwarding, quickly press and release the MEMO button on the base. The message FWD ANSWER ON is displayed. With message forwarding activated, the next time a message is received, the answering machine will call the phone number you specified.

  • Page 64: Motorola Limited Warranty

    Consumer Products, Accessories, and Software Purchased in the United States or Canada What Does this Warranty Cover? Subject to the exclusions contained below, Motorola, Inc. warrants its cordless telephones ("Products"), Motorola- branded or certified accessories sold for use with these Products ("Accessories"), and Motorola software contained...

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    Products or Accessories for commercial purposes or subjecting the Product or Accessory to abnormal usage or conditions; or (d) Acts of God or nature, or other acts which are not the fault of Motorola, are excluded from coverage. Use of Non-Motorola Products and Accessories.

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    This warranty extends to the first end-user purchaser, only. What will Motorola Do? Motorola, at its option, will at no charge repair, or replace 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.

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    Products associated with such Motorola software. No other use, including without limitation disassembly of such Motorola software or exercise of the exclusive rights reserved for Motorola, is permitted.

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