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Gigaset C470 - C475
Issued by
Gigaset Communications GmbH
Schlavenhorst 66, D-46395 Bocholt
Gigaset Communications GmbH is a trademark licensee of Siemens AG
© Gigaset Communications GmbH 2008
All rights reserved.
Subject to availability. Rights of modifications reserved.


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  • Page 1 Gigaset C470 - C475 Issued by Gigaset Communications GmbH Schlavenhorst 66, D-46395 Bocholt Gigaset Communications GmbH is a trademark licensee of Siemens AG © Gigaset Communications GmbH 2008 All rights reserved. Subject to availability. Rights of modifications reserved. Gigaset...
  • Page 2: The Handset At A Glance

    The handset at a glance The handset at a glance 1 Display (screen) in idle status 2 Charge status of the batteries = e V U (flat to full) flashes: batteries almost flat e V U flashes: batteries charging 3 Display keys (page 11) 4 Message key Access to calls and message lists;...
  • Page 3: The Base Station At A Glance

    If the LED flashes although the answer machine is switched off, it means that there is still at least one new message that has not been played back yet. Gigaset C470 base station 1 Registration/paging key Press briefly: search for handsets "paging", see page 42.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Safety precautions ... . 5 SMS troubleshooting ... . . 32 Gigaset C470/C475 – Operating the answer More than just a telephone ..7 machine of the Gigaset C475 First steps .
  • Page 5 Contents Setting the base station ..50 Protecting against unauthorised access ......50 Changing ringer tones .
  • Page 6: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions Safety precautions Warning: Read the safety precautions and the user guide before use. Explain their contents and the potential hazards associated with using the telephone to your children. Only use the mains adapter supplied, as indicated on the underside of the base station or charging cradle.
  • Page 7 Safety precautions All electrical and electronic equipment must be disposed of separately from gen- eral household waste using the sites designated by local authorities. If a product displays this symbol of a crossed-out rubbish bin, the product is sub- ject to European Directive 2002/96/EC. The appropriate disposal and separate collection of used equipment serve to prevent potential harm to the environment and to health.
  • Page 8: Gigaset C470/C475 - More Than Just A Telephone

    Gigaset C470/C475 – More than just a telephone Gigaset C470/C475 – Installing the base station More than just a telephone The base station is designed for use in closed, dry rooms with a temperature range of +5 °C to +45 °C.
  • Page 9: Setting Up The Handset For Use

    Gigaset C475 tion or be damaged as a result of using batter- ies that are not of the recommended type. * Gigaset Communications GmbH is a trademark licensee of Siemens AG. ¤ Insert the batteries the right way round. The polarity is indicated in/on the battery compartment.
  • Page 10 First steps ¤ Placing the handset in the base station Then press the cover until it clicks into place. and registering ¤ Place the handset in the base station with its display facing upwards. The handset registers automatically. Registration can take up to 5 minutes. While this is happening, Regstr.Procedure appears in the display and the name of the...
  • Page 11 First steps Initial charging and discharging of Date: batteries Enter day, month and year in 6-digit format. If the handset is activated, the flashing Time: battery icon e in the top right of the dis- Enter hours and minutes as 4 digits, play indicates that the batteries are being e.g.
  • Page 12: Operating The Handset

    Operating the handset Operating the handset In the main menu, in submenus and lists t / s Scroll up/down line by line. Open the submenu or confirm Activating/deactivating the handset the selection. Go back one menu level or In idle status, press and hold cancel.
  • Page 13: Reverting To Idle Status

    Operating the handset ¤ Ÿ Divert external call to answer Enter the corresponding digit combina- machine tion (page 14). (C475 only). Briefly press the end call key a once to • Open the last number redial return to the previous menu level/cancel list.
  • Page 14: Eco Dect

    ECO DECT ECO DECT ECO DECT reduces power consumption by using a power supply with low power con- sumption and also reduces the transmis- sion power of the base station. If only one handset is registered and it is in the base station, eco mode is always acti- vated automatically.
  • Page 15: Menu Tree

    Menu tree Menu tree Instead of scrolling to locate a menu function, you can select a function more quickly by opening the menu and keying in a digit combination (or shortcut). Example: v 5 2 2 for "Set ringer tone for external calls". With the telephone in idle status, press v (open main menu): î...
  • Page 16 Menu tree Ð Settings Date/Time (page 10) Audio Settings 5-2-1 Handset Volume (page 47) 5-2-2 Ringer Settings (page 48) 5-2-3 Advisory Tones (page 48) Display 5-3-1 Screen Picture (page 46) 5-3-2 Colour Scheme (page 46) 5-3-3 Contrast (page 46) 5-3-4 Backlight (page 47) Handset...
  • Page 17: Making Calls

    Gigaset C470 ¤ Pressing the talk key c. ¤ Pressing the handsfree key d. ¤ Gigaset C470: Press the display key §Accept§ ¤ Gigaset C475: Press the display key Ÿ to divert the call to the answer 1234567890 machine (page 36).
  • Page 18: Handsfree Talking

    Making calls Handsfree talking Å Gigaset C475 In handsfree mode, instead of holding the handset to your ear you can put it down, for example on the table in front of you. This allows others to participate in the call. Activating/deactivating handsfree 1234567890 mode...
  • Page 19: Making Calls Using Network

    Making calls using network services Making calls using network services Network services are functions that your network provider makes available to you. You have to request these services from your network provider. ¤ If you require assistance, please con- tact your network provider.
  • Page 20: Using The Directory And Lists

    Using the directory and lists Using the directory and lists Quick Dial: Select key for quick dial. ¤ Save the changes. The options are: Directory Saving a number in the call-by-call list Call-by-call list ¢ New Entry Last number redial list ¤...
  • Page 21 Using the directory and lists Managing directory/call-by-call entries Using quick dial keys ¤ ¢ s / C s (select entry). Press and hold the required quick dial key (page 19). Viewing entries Sending the directory/call-by-call list Press the display key. The §View§...
  • Page 22: Last Number Redial List

    Using the directory and lists Gigaset C475: The message playback is Managing entries in the last number interrupted during the number transfer redial list from the answer machine list. Press the key briefly. Copying a number from the directory Select entry. Open menu.
  • Page 23 Using the directory and lists List selection List entry If you press the message key f, only the New messages are displayed at the top. lists that contain messages are shown Example of list entries: (exception: network mailbox). Lists with new messages are identified in bold: All Calls Susi Sorglos...
  • Page 24: Making Cost-Effective Calls

    Making cost-effective calls Automatic network provider Answer machine list (Gigaset C475 only) preselection (preselection) You can use the answer machine list to You can specify a call-by-call number listen to the messages that are on the (preselection number) which is automati- answer machine.
  • Page 25 Making cost-effective calls Saving preselection numbers ¢ ¢ ¢ Ð Base Preselection ¢ Preselect No. Enter or change the preselec- tion number (call-by-call number). Press the display key. §Save§ Press and hold (idle status). Save or change entries in the preselection lists Each of the two lists can contain 20 entries, each with 6 digits.
  • Page 26: Sms (Text Messages)

    SMS (text messages) SMS (text messages) Please note: Each incoming SMS is signalled by a single ring (ringer tone as for external Your phone is supplied ready for sending calls). If you accept an SMS "call", the SMS messages immediately. SMS will be lost.
  • Page 27 SMS (text messages) Sending an SMS Press the display key. §Read§ Delete: Press the talk key Delete Entry §Options§ §OK§ Copy to directory: Press the display key. §Options§ Copy to Directory §Options§ §OK§ Send Select and press §OK§ Delete entire list: Select and press §OK§...
  • Page 28: Receiving An Sms

    SMS (text messages) Sending SMS messages as a fax Character Set Text is shown in the selected character You can also send an SMS to a fax set. machine. Deleting draft message list Precondition: Your network provider sup- ¤ Open the draft message list and then: ports this feature.
  • Page 29 SMS (text messages) Opening the incoming message list with Replying to or forwarding SMS messages ¤ Press. Read the SMS (page 28): Select mailbox if necessary and enter mail- Press the display key. §Options§ box PIN. You have the following options: The incoming message list is displayed as Reply follows (example):...
  • Page 30: Notification By Sms

    SMS (text messages) If you wish to use the number to send an Setting the notification type ¢ ¢ ¢ SMS: î Settings Notify Type ¤ ¤ Save the number with the local area Change multiple line input if necessary: code (dialling code) in the directory.
  • Page 31: Setting Sms Centres

    SMS (text messages) Setting up and changing a personal Changing a mailbox's PIN and ID ¢ ¢ ¢ mailbox î Settings SMS Mailboxes ¢ (select mailbox) Setting up a personal mailbox Enter mailbox PIN if necessary ¢ ¢ ¢ î Settings SMS Mailboxes and press...
  • Page 32: Sms On A Pabx

    SMS (text messages) Activating/deactivating muting Please note: Ask your service provider for details on how to for the first ringer tone enter service numbers if you wish to use per- sonal mailboxes (precondition: your service Open menu. provider supports this function). L 5 5 O O Sending an SMS through another SMS Press keys.
  • Page 33: Sms Troubleshooting

    SMS (text messages) SMS troubleshooting The message is played back. 1. The "display call number" service is not acti- Error codes when sending vated. ¥ Ask your service provider to activate this E0 Calling Line Identification permanently function (chargeable). withheld (CLIR) or Calling Line Identification not activated.
  • Page 34: Operating The Answer Machine Of The Gigaset C475 Base Station

    Operating the answer machine of the Gigaset C475 base station Operating the answer The phone is supplied with pre-recorded announcements for answer and record machine of the Gigaset C475 mode and for announce only mode. If a personal announcement has not been base station recorded, the relevant pre-recorded announcement is used.
  • Page 35 Operating the answer machine of the Gigaset C475 base station Playing back announcements The answer machine automatically ¢ ¢ ¢ switches back to the set mode once dele- Ð Voice Mail Announcements ¢ tion is complete. You can then reselect the Play Announce Play Anc Only required recording mode.
  • Page 36 Operating the answer machine of the Gigaset C475 base station s or 3 Skip to the next message. Playing back messages Press twice to skip to the next The date and time of each message is but one message. logged (provided this has been set, If playback is interrupted for over a page 10) and displayed during the play- minute, the answer machine returns to...
  • Page 37: Activating/Deactivating Call Screening

    Operating the answer machine of the Gigaset C475 base station Deleting individual old messages The two-way recording is indicated on the display by an advisory text and is added to During playback or pause: the answer machine list as a new mes- Press the display key.
  • Page 38: Setting Up The Answering Machine

    Operating the answer machine of the Gigaset C475 base station Setting up the answering Setting the recording time machine You can set the maximum recording time of a message. The options are: 1, 2, mins The answer machine has already been or Maximum.
  • Page 39: Operating When On The Move (Remote Control)

    Operating the answer machine of the Gigaset C475 base station Operating when on the move The setting for fast access applies to all Gigaset C47H handsets. (remote control) You can check and activate your answer machine from any other telephone (hotel, pay phone etc.), or initiate ringback from the answer machine with an SMS.
  • Page 40 Operating the answer machine of the Gigaset C475 base station Activating the answer machine ¤ Phone home and let the phone ring until you hear: "Please enter PIN". Enter system PIN. Your answer machine is activated. It tells you how much memory time is left. The messages are now played back.
  • Page 41: Using The Network Mailbox

    Calling Line Identification, (Gigaset C475 only) directly. the network mailbox number will be dis- Gigaset C470: Fast access is set for the net- played. If you take the call, the new mes- work mailbox. You only need to enter the sages are played back.
  • Page 42: Using Several Handsets

    The handset's inter- nal number is shown in the display e.g. Automatic registration of Gigaset 1. If not, repeat the procedure. C47H to Gigaset C470/C475 On the handset ¢ ¢ ¢ Precondition: The handset must not Ð...
  • Page 43: Deregistering Handsets

    Using several handsets Deregistering handsets Calling all handsets ("group call") Initiate internal call. You can deregister any other registered Press the star key. All handsets handset from any registered Gigaset C47H are called. handset. Ending a call Open list of internal parties. The handset you are currently Press the end call key.
  • Page 44: Listening In To An External Call

    Using several handsets Internal consultation/conference calls The call waiting tone is turned off. You remain connected with the internal partic- When you are speaking to an external ipant. The ringer tone can still be heard on participant, you can call an internal par- other registered handsets.
  • Page 45: Changing The Name Of A Handset

    Using several handsets Changing the name of a handset Using a handset as a room monitor The names "INT 1", "INT 2" etc. are assigned automatically at registration. If the room monitor is activated, a previ- You can change these names. The name ously saved destination number is called must be no more than 10 characters.
  • Page 46: Setting The Handset

    Setting the handset Activating the room monitor and Deactivating the room monitor entering the number to be called remotely ¢ ¢ í Room Monitor Preconditions: The phone must support ¤ touch tone dialling and the room monitor Change multiple line input: should be set for an external destination Room M.: number.
  • Page 47: Changing The Display Language

    Setting the handset Press the display key. SMS Notific. §Save§ Assign key with the menu for activating Press and hold (idle status). SMS notification (page 29). Setting the screen picture If a function or number has already been assigned to the left display key, the selected function (or its abbreviation) will You can display a screen picture (picture or be displayed in the lowest display line...
  • Page 48: Setting The Display Backlight

    Setting the handset ¢ Setting the display backlight Handset Volume Set the earpiece volume. Depending on whether or not the handset Scroll to the Speaker: line. is in the charging cradle, you can activate Set the handsfree volume. or deactivate the backlight. If the base sta- Press display key if necessary tion is turned on, the display is perma- §Save§...
  • Page 49: Activating/Deactivating Advisory Tones

    Setting the handset Settings for individual functions Activating/deactivating the alert tone Set the volume and melody depending on In place of the ringer tone you can activate the type of signalling required. an alert tone. When you get a call, you will ¢...
  • Page 50: Setting The Alarm Clock

    Setting the handset You cannot deactivate the confirmation Deactivating the wake-up call/ tone for placing the handset in the base repeating after a pause (snooze mode) station. Precondition: A wake-up call is sounding. Please note: Press the display key. The §OFF§...
  • Page 51: Setting The Base Station

    Setting the base station Setting the base station Resetting the system PIN If you have forgotten your system PIN you The base station settings are carried out can reset the base station to the original using a registered Gigaset C47H handset. code 0000: Disconnect the power cord from the base Protecting against unauthorised...
  • Page 52: Repeater Support

    Setting the base station Repeater support With a repeater you can increase the range and reception strength of your base sta- tion. You will need to activate repeater mode. This will terminate any calls that are in progress at the time. Precondition: A repeater is registered.
  • Page 53: Connecting The Base Station

    Connecting the base station to PABX Connecting the base station Saving an access code (outside line code) to PABX Precondition: You may have to enter an The following settings are only necessary access code for external calls in your PABX, when your PABX requires them;...
  • Page 54: Setting Pauses

    Connecting the base station to PABX Setting pauses Switching temporarily to touch tone dialling (DTMF) Changing pause after line seizure If your PABX still operates with dial pulsing You can change the length of pause that is (DP), but you need touch tone dialling inserted between pressing the talk key c (DTMF) for a connection (e.g.
  • Page 55: Appendix

    Appendix Appendix The keys of a handset do not respond when pressed. The keypad lock is activated. ¥ Care Press and hold the hash key (page 11). ¤ Wipe the base station, charging cradle "Base station x" flashes on the display. and the handset with a damp cloth (do 1.
  • Page 56 Appendix Gigaset C475 only: Call charges are not displayed. 1. Your network provider does not support No time is specified for a message in the call this feature. history. 2. There are no metering pulses. ¥ Date/time is not set. ¥...
  • Page 57: Service (Customer Care)

    Appendix Service (Customer Care) You can get assistance easily when you have technical questions or questions about how to use your device by using our online support service on the Internet at: This site can be accessed at any time wherever you are. It will give you 24/7 support for all our prod- ucts.
  • Page 58: Authorisation

    Base station power consumption Sanyo Twicell 650 In standby mode: Sanyo Twicell 700 Gigaset C470: approx. 1.2 watt Panasonic 700 mAh "for DECT" Gigaset C475: approx. 1.6 watt GP 700mAh During a call: Yuasa AAA Phone 700 Gigaset C470: approx.
  • Page 59: Notes On The User Guide

    Notes on the user guide General specifications ¢ ¢ Ð Display ¤ With the handset in idle status, press DECT standard is supported on the right of the control key (v) to GAP standard is supported open the main menu. ¤...
  • Page 60: Example Of Multiple Line Input

    Notes on the user guide Example of multiple line input Writing and editing text In many situations you can change set- The following rules apply when writing tings or enter data in several lines of a dis- text: play. Control the cursor with u v t s. In this user guide icons are used to guide Characters are inserted on the left of you step by step through multiple line...
  • Page 61 Notes on the user guide Arabic 1x 2x 3x 4x 5x 6x 7x 8x 9x 10x 11x 12x 2 a b c 3 d e 4 g h 6 m n o 7 p q 9 w x y 1)Space 2)Line break When you press and hold a key, the char- acters of that key appear in the display and...
  • Page 62: Accessories

    Accessories Accessories Gigaset Handsets Upgrade your Gigaset to a cordless PABX: Gigaset C47H handset Illuminated graphical colour display (65k colours) Illuminated keypad Handsfree talking Polyphonic ringer tones Directory for around 150 entries SMS (precondition: CLIP must be enabled) Headset socket Room monitor Gigaset S67H handset...
  • Page 63 Accessories Gigaset Handset SL37H Illuminated graphical colour display (65k colours) Illuminated keypad Handsfree talking Polyphonic ringer tones Directory for around 250 entries Picture CLIP SMS (precondition: CLIP must be enabled) PC interface. e.g. for managing directory entries, ringer tones and screensavers Headset socket Bluetooth Room monitor...
  • Page 64 Accessories Gigaset Handset S45 Illuminated colour display (4096 colours) Illuminated keypad Handsfree talking Polyphonic ringer tones Directory for around 150 entries SMS (precondition: CLIP must be enabled) Headset socket Room monitor Gigaset Handset E45 Dust and splashproof casing Illuminated colour display (4096 colours) Illuminated keypad Handsfree talking Polyphonic ringer tones...
  • Page 65 Accessories Gigaset HC450 – door intercom for cordless phones Use the intercom from your cordless phone – no need for a fixed home phone Intuitive user functions using the softkeys (open door, switch on entry light) Simple to configure using the handset menu Divert to outside phone numbers (intercom feature) Simple to install and register with the Gigaset system Replaces existing call button –...
  • Page 66: Wall-Mounting The Base Station

    Wall-mounting the base station Wall-mounting the base station C470: 41.1 mm C475: 42.0 mm C470: approx. 2.5...
  • Page 67: Index

    Index Index Base station connecting ....connecting and installing ..Access code connecting to PABX .
  • Page 68 Index system PIN order of entries ........Changing the system PIN saving entry .
  • Page 69 Index Idle status (display) ....Idle status, returning to ... Group call ..... Incoming message list (SMS) .
  • Page 70 Index Lock Number activating/deactivating keypad as destination for room monitor . . . copying from an SMS text protection ..... . . copying from directory .
  • Page 71 Index Registering (handset) sending to an e-mail address ....Remote control status report ....

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