Download Table of Contents Print this page

Motorola SD7581 User Manual

Connected system phone digital 5.8 ghz expandable


Quick Links

C51 Series
Connected System Phone
Digital 5.8 GHz Expandable
Model Family: SD7581
Users Guide


Table of Contents

Summary of Contents for Motorola SD7581

  • Page 1 C51 Series Connected System Phone Digital 5.8 GHz Expandable Model Family: SD7581 Users Guide...
  • Page 2 1-888-390-6456 TTY (Text Telephone) Copyright © 2006 Motorola, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form or by any means or used to make any derivative work (such as translation, transformation, or adaptation) without written permission from Motorola, Inc.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents FCC Information ...iv Important Safety Instructions...viii Welcome ...1 Handset Overview ...2 Base Unit Overview ...3 Main Menu Display Overview...4 Battery Safety Instructions...5 Installing the Handset Battery...6 Installing Base Unit Batteries (optional) ...7 Selecting a Location for Your Base Unit...8 Connecting the Base Unit ...9 Charging the Handset Battery...9 Installing the Mounting Bracket (optional) ...10...
  • Page 5 System Indicators and Icons... 14 Handset Information ... 14 Base Unit LEDs... 14 Customizing Your System ... 15 Customizing Ring Tones and Volume ... 17 Setting the Date and Time... 18 Display Language Menu ... 19 Color Handset Display Options... 20 Naming Your Handset and Base Unit ...
  • Page 6 Using the Answering Machine ...29 Setting Up Your Answering Machine...29 Answering Machine Setup Options ...30 Checking Your Messages ...32 Using the Remote Access Feature ...33 Using Your System with Multiple Handsets ...34 Setting Intercom Options...34 Using Your Phone as an Intercom...35 Transferring Calls Between Handsets...36 Changing the Order of Devices...37 Changing Default Phone Line Settings ...38...
  • Page 7: Fcc Information

    Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. Privacy of communications may not be ensured when using this telephone. Caution: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Motorola for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
  • Page 8 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 9 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 10 For body worn operation, this phone has been tested and meets the FCC RF exposure guidelines when used with the belt clip supplied or designated for this product. Use of other accessories may not ensure compliance with FCC RF exposure guidelines. Industry Canada CS-03 Declaration of Conformity This product meets the applicable Industry Canada technical specifications.
  • Page 11: 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: Read and understand all instructions. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners.
  • Page 12 Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord. Do not install this product where it can be stepped on. Never push objects of any kind into this product through slots in the base or handset. They may touch dangerous voltage points or short out parts that could result in a risk of fire or electric shock.
  • Page 13 • If the product has been dropped and the base and/or handset has been damaged. • If the product exhibits a distinct change in performance. 14. Avoid using a telephone (other than cordless) during an electrical storm. There is a remote risk of electric shock from lightning.
  • Page 14: 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 15: Handset Overview

    Handset Overview Volume controls LCD display Left and right softkeys Redial log of last five numbers dialed Phone On/Flash Temporary tone dialing key Speakerphone Microphone Connect to other registered devices 10. Add pause in number 11. Up and down scroll key 12.
  • Page 16: Base Unit Overview

    Base Unit Overview Page button Handset charging cradle Up light Message playback controls Speaker/In use and new message indicator Volume control buttons Redial last number dialed Phone on/Flash Speakerphone 10. Connect to other registered devices 11. Up and down scroll keys 12.
  • Page 17: Main Menu Display Overview

    Main Menu Display Overview Device name Answering machine status Left softkey options Right softkey options Ringer status Number of messages waiting Battery charging icon (appears only when the handset is in the cradle or with LOW BATTERY Caller ID Display Overview Time of day the call was received Name of caller Left softkey option...
  • Page 18: Battery Safety Instructions

    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. • CAUTION: There is a risk of explosion if you replace the battery with an incorrect battery type.
  • Page 19: Installing The Handset Battery

    Installing the Handset Battery Remove any stickers or inserts, if present. Remove the battery door by pressing down on the indentation and sliding downward. Plug the battery connector into the receptacle. (Make sure the black wire is on the right.) Insert the battery into the battery compartment.
  • Page 20: Installing Base Unit Batteries (Optional)

    Installing Base Unit Batteries Push the battery door latch forward using a small tool to remove it from the base unit. Insert four AA batteries (not included). Replace the battery door. (optional)
  • Page 21: Selecting A Location For Your Base Unit

    Selecting a Location for Your Base Unit...
  • Page 22: Connecting The Base Unit

    Connecting the Base Unit Insert the phone and power cords into the back of the base unit. Plug the phone cord into a wall jack, and the power cord into an electrical outlet. Place the base on a sturdy surface, or mount it to a telephone wall jack (see Installing the Mounting Bracket).
  • Page 23: Installing The Mounting Bracket (Optional)

    Installing the Mounting Bracket Press the release button and push the mounting bracket forward to remove it from the bottom of the base unit. Turn the mounting bracket upside down. Align the tabs of the mounting bracket with the slots on the bottom of the base unit.
  • Page 24: How To Use This Guide

    How to Use this Guide This guide makes use of two fonts to distinguish between FEATURES/OPTIONS • keys are found on the handset and allow you to perform FUNCTION actions such as placing calls ( connecting to ( CONNECT TO •...
  • Page 25: Using Your New System

    Using Your New System Use the chart below to learn how to use the functions and features of your new phone system. ON/FLASH OFF/CANCEL Left and right softkeys Scroll keys Redial Delete Press to answer a call. Press again to switch to a waiting call. Press to end a call or cancel an action.
  • Page 26 Spkrphone Use to make or answer a call hands-free. To make a call, dial the number first or after pressing the key. Press to switch between the speakerphone and the earpiece. Connect to Press to connect to any device registered to your base unit. Scroll to and select a device.
  • Page 27: System Indicators And Icons

    System Indicators and Icons When using your system you may see one or more of the following messages, icons, and LEDs. Handset Information Indicator Description The microphone is muted Call muted The ringer is off The battery is charging The speakerphone is in use Base Unit LEDs in use up light/page...
  • Page 28: Customizing Your System

    Customizing Your System Customizing your system features (e.g., steps. The table below lists the necessary steps. NOTE: You can change the options in sequence or skip through the menu. Use the scroll keys to move from one option to the next. To customize a setting: MENU Press the...
  • Page 29 OPTIONS Day Volume Night Volume Ringer Tone SETTINGS NOTES • The default setting for day hours is from High • 6 AM to 9 PM. Medium • • • *Volume setting remains the same for day High • and night hours. Medium •...
  • Page 30: Customizing Ring Tones And Volume

    Customizing Ring Tones and Volume OPTIONS SETTINGS Phonebook Tone See Ringer Tone Alarm Tone Scroll through the list to hear samples of each available ring tone. • Key Beeps • • Link to ringer* NOTES Plays when you receive a call from a number stored in your phonebook.
  • Page 31: Setting The Date And Time

    Setting the Date and Time If you subscribe to caller ID with your local telephone company, the date and time set automatically with the first incoming call. OPTIONS Time Time Format Date (MM/DD) or (DD/MM) Date Format Year (YYYY) Night Time SETTINGS Enter the current time.
  • Page 32: Display Language Menu

    Display Language Menu OPTIONS SETTINGS Language English Francais NOTES If you accidentally change the language setting, follow these steps: Press OFF/CANCEL until you are at the standby screen. Press the right softkey once. Press the scroll button up once. Press the left softkey once. Scroll to the desired language and press the left softkey.
  • Page 33: Color Handset Display Options

    Color Handset Display Options If you have a color handset, in addition to ringer options, you can modify your display’s wallpaper and color pallets from the OPTIONS Contrast Wallpaper Menu Color Backlite timer Base Setting Display Setup SETTINGS Contrast levels 0–10 10 images are supplied with the handset.
  • Page 34: Naming Your Handset And Base Unit

    Naming Your Handset and Base Unit You can name your registered handsets and your base unit to make them easily distinguishable for other devices. The default name for your base unit is registered handset has a default name such as the order in which the handset was registered to the base unit and remains part of the name).
  • Page 35 NOTES: • Pressing the * key toggles between shift/no shift. • When the cursor is a flashing underscore, lower case (No Shift) characters are active. • When the cursor is a flashing box, upper case (Shift) characters are active. Buttons Number of Presses—No Shift space &...
  • Page 36: Setting An Alarm

    Setting an Alarm When entering the time, use leading zeroes (e.g., 05:45). To set your alarm clock: MENU Press the softkey for a registered handset or the base unit. Alarm Clock Scroll to and select Use the keypad to enter the time you wish the alarm to sound. Press 1 for or 2 for On/Off...
  • Page 37: Reviewing Caller Id Records

    Reviewing Caller ID Records There are two ways to access caller ID records. The fastest way is to press the scroll key. Use the second option, detailed below, if you wish to store a number in the phonebook or dial a number directly from the call list. To review caller ID records: Press the Scroll to and select...
  • Page 38: Using The Phonebook

    Using the Phonebook Each handset has a private phonebook that can store up to 50 names with numbers. The base unit has a shared phonebook that can store up to 49 names with numbers. Stored names can be up to 11 characters long; numbers can be up to 24 digits.
  • Page 39: Adding A Phonebook Entry

    Adding a Phonebook Entry Each registered handset can hold up to 50 entries, and the shared phonebook on the base unit can hold up to 49 entries. To add a phonebook entry: Press the Scroll to and select Scroll to and select Enter the name (up to 11 characters) or the number (up to 24 digits).
  • Page 40: Dialing A Phonebook Entry

    Dialing a Phonebook Entry To call a phonebook entry: PHONEBK Press the softkey on any registered handset or the base unit. Scroll to the name or use the keypad to press the first letter in the contact’s name. Press the ON/FLASH Editing a Phonebook Entry To edit a phonebook entry:...
  • Page 41: Deleting A Phonebook Entry

    Deleting a Phonebook Entry To delete a phonebook entry: Press the Scroll to the desired entry. Press the Scroll to and select Press the entry deleted PHONEBK softkey on any registered handset or the base unit. OPTIONS softkey. DELETE Delete item? softkey at the Phonebk prompt.
  • Page 42: Using The Answering Machine

    Using the Answering Machine You can access your telephone’s integrated answering machine from the base unit, a registered handset, or remotely using a touch-tone phone. Setting Up Your Answering Machine Setup devices Use the menu set up your answering machine. The menu is also used to change your base unit’s settings and customize any additional devices (e.g., cell docks, cameras, handsets) you add to your system.
  • Page 43: Answering Machine Setup Options

    Answering Machine Setup Options OPTIONS Answer ON/OFF Outgoing Msg Ring Number SETTINGS Play OGM, Record OGM, Change OGM 3, 4, 5, 6, toll saver NOTES Selecting the toll saver option allows you to check for messages from a remote location without accruing charges for the call.
  • Page 44 Security ID Enter any three-digit number Voice Prompts Forward Msg’s Set Forward Number, Forward ON/OFF (The Forward Msg’s feature must be set to ON or messages will not be forwarded), View Unit ID Record Quality Med qual/Longr, Hi qual/Shortr Security ID Use your for remote access to your answering machine.
  • Page 45: Checking Your Messages

    Checking Your Messages You can check messages directly from the base unit or from any registered handset. When checking messages from the base unit, press the desired control key to play, rewind, fast forward, or delete a message. To check your messages from a registered handset: Scroll to and select speakerphone mode and announces the available options: •...
  • Page 46: Using The Remote Access Feature

    Using the Remote Access Feature To access your answering machine from any touch-tone phone: Dial your telephone number. Enter your remote access code (preset to 123) after the outgoing announcement plays and you hear the tone. The system announces the available menu options: •...
  • Page 47: Using Your System With Multiple Handsets

    Using Your System with Multiple Handsets If you have at least two handsets registered to your base unit, you can use the intercom and the call transferring features. Setting Intercom Options To set your intercom options: Press the Scroll to and select Scroll to and select the option that tells the handset how to answer a page (pick up automatically after either the first or third ring and answer in speakerphone mode), or turn off auto-answer.
  • Page 48: Using Your Phone As An Intercom

    Using Your Phone as an Intercom To use the intercom feature: When not on a call, press the Scroll to the name of the device that you wish to contact. Press the PAGE Answer the page by pressing the Press OFF/CANCEL CONNECT TO softkey.
  • Page 49: Transferring Calls Between Handsets

    Transferring Calls Between Handsets During an outside call, you can transfer the call from one handset to another (for example from To transfer an outside call from one handset to another: Press the CONNECT TO key on the handset with the outside call. The system automatically places the call on hold.
  • Page 50: Changing The Order Of Devices

    Changing the Order of Devices By default, registered devices appear in your they were registered. You can change this order using the To change the order of registered devices: MENU Press the softkey. Device Reorder Scroll to and select Scroll to and select the device you wish to move. An asterisk (*) appears beside the device name.
  • Page 51: Changing Default Phone Line Settings

    Changing Default Phone Line Settings This feature is for use when you add one or more Motorola C51 Series Cell NOTE: Docks or Internet phone modules. See the device user guide for additional instructions. Registering a New Handset Devices packaged with your base unit are pre-registered. You can register up to 12 devices (e.g., handsets, cameras, cell docks) to your base unit.
  • Page 52: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting 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 If the phone does not work at all: •...
  • Page 53 If the handset does not ring when you receive a call: • Make sure you have the ringer turned on and loud enough to hear. (See the instructions on the ring tone and ringer volume for additional information.) • Make sure the telephone line cord is plugged firmly into the base unit and the telephone wall jack.
  • Page 54: Warranty

    Warranty Motorola Limited Warranty for 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 on CD-ROMs or other tangible media and sold for use with these Products ("Software") to be free from defects in...
  • Page 55 (c) use of the Products or 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 56 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 57 Motorola software such as the exclusive rights to reproduce and distribute copies of the Motorola software. Motorola software may only be copied into, used in, and redistributed with, the Products associated with such Motorola software. No other use, including without limitation disassembly of such Motorola software or exercise of...
  • Page 58 Connected System Phone Digital 5.8 GHz Expandable Model Family: SD7581 525831-001 02/06...

This manual is also suitable for:

C51 sd7581C51 series

Table of Contents