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  • Page 1 A580 IP...
  • Page 2: The Handset At A Glance

    The handset at a glance The handset at a glance Handset keys 1 Display in idle status (example) £ 2 Charge status of the batteries Page £ 3 Display keys ( Page £ 4 Message key ( Page Access to calls and message lists; Flashes: new message, new call or new firmware or new provider profile available...
  • Page 3: Overview Of Display Icons

    Overview of display icons Overview of display icons = e V U Charge status of the batteries (flat to full) = (flashes) Batteries almost empty e V U (flashes) Charging Ð i Ñ Ò Signal strength icon Reception signal strength between the base station and the handset (high to low) | (flashes) No reception signal between the base station and the handset...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Safety precautions ........7 Gigaset A580 IP – more than just making calls ....8 VoIP –...
  • Page 5 Contents Network services ........52 Anonymous calling –...
  • Page 6 Contents Setting the base station via the handset ....92 Protecting against unauthorised access ......92 Restoring the base station to the factory settings .
  • Page 7 Gigaset A580 IP – free software ....... . . 165...
  • Page 8: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions Safety precautions Warning Read the safety precautions and the user guide before use. Explain their content 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 9: Gigaset A580 Ip - More Than Just Making Calls

    95). You can reduce the transmission power by activating Eco mode Eco mode+ £ Page 75). Your Gigaset A580 IP has a protected operating system that offers increased security against viruses from the Internet. Have fun using your new phone!
  • Page 10: Voip - Making Calls Via The Internet

    You can find a list of recommended routers on the Internet at: www.gigaset.com/customercare From here, go to the FAQ page and select "Gigaset A580 IP". Search for "Router", for example. Access the services of a VoIP provider. You can open up to six accounts with different VoIP providers.
  • Page 11: First Steps

    First steps First steps Checking the pack contents one Gigaset A580 IP base station §§1§§ one mains adapter for connecting the base station to the mains power supply §§2§§ one phone cord for connecting the base station to the fixed line network §§3§§...
  • Page 12 Internet at www.gigaset.com. Select "Gigaset A580 IP" in the product field to open the relevant product page where you will find a link to the user guide. For information on how to find out the current firmware version of your base station,...
  • Page 13: Setting Up The Handset For Use

    ¤ If you need to open the battery cover, for instance to replace the batteries, place your fingertip in the cavity on the casing and pull the battery cover upwards. *Gigaset Communications GmbH is a trademark licensee of Siemens AG...
  • Page 14 First steps Connecting the charging cradle The charging cradle is designed to be operated in enclosed, dry areas at tem- peratures ranging from +5°C to +45°C. ¤ Connect the flat plug from the power supply 1. ¤ Plug the mains adapter into the plug socket 2.
  • Page 15 First steps Initial charging and discharging of the batteries ¤ Place the handset in the charging cradle and wait until the batteries are fully charged (approx. 10 hours). Battery charging is indicated in the top right of the display 10 h by the flashing battery icon e.
  • Page 16 First steps ¤ Press the control key down repeatedly ..until the menu item Settings appears. Settings Ç ¤ Press the key below on the §OK§ display screen to confirm your selection. menu item appears on Date/Time the display. Date/Time Ç...
  • Page 17 First steps Ç ¤ Press the key below on the display §OK§ screen to confirm your selection. ¤ Enter the hours and minutes as Enter Time: four digit numbers via the keypad, e.g. Q M 5 for 07:15 am. Ç...
  • Page 18: Installing The Base Station

    First steps Installing the base station The base station is designed for use in closed, dry rooms with a temperature range of +5°C to +45°C. ¤ Set up the base station at a central location on a flat, non-slip surface in your house or apartment.
  • Page 19: Connecting The Base Station

    First steps Connecting the base station In order to be able to make calls with your phone via the fixed line network and via VoIP, you must connect the base station to the fixed line network and the £ Internet Figure §§4§§...
  • Page 20 First steps 1. Connecting the phone cord and power lead to the base station Insert the phone cord into the lower connection socket at the rear of the §§1§§ base station. Insert the power lead of the mains adapter into the upper connection socket §§2§§...
  • Page 21 First steps Warning Keep the mains adapter plugged in at all times for operation, as the phone does not work without a mains connection. Only use the mains adapter and phone cord supplied. Pin connections on £ telephone cables can vary (pin connections, Page 163).
  • Page 22: Making Settings For Voip Telephony

    First steps Making settings for VoIP telephony Before you can use the Internet (VoIP) to phone any other numbers on the Internet, the fixed line network or the mobile phone network, you need the services of a VoIP provider who supports the VoIP SIP standard. Precondition: You have registered with such a VoIP provider (e.g.
  • Page 23 First steps As soon as the handset battery is sufficiently charged, the message key f on the handset will flash (approx. 20 minutes after you have put the handset in the charging cradle). ¤ Press the message key f. Start VoIP You will see the following display.
  • Page 24 First steps Please note You can also call up the connection assistant at any time via the menu £ Page 96). The connection assistant will also start automatically if you try to establish a connection via the Internet before you have made the necessary settings. Precondition: You have not activated the fixed line network connection as £...
  • Page 25 First steps Ç ¤ Press the key below on the display §OK§ screen to confirm your selection. A list of VoIP providers whose data you can Select download is loaded. provider The first VoIP provider in the list appears in the display.
  • Page 26 First steps Entering user data for your first VoIP account You will now be prompted to enter your personal access data for your VoIP accounts. The following are provider-dependent: Username, Authentication Name, Authentication Password Authentication Name, Authentication Password Please note ..
  • Page 27 First steps Authentication Password: ¤ Û Use the keypad to enter your password. ¤ Press the key under on the display §OK§ screen. Completing the VoIP settings After the entries have been completed, the handset reverts to idle status. If all the settings are correct and if the phone can establish a connection to the VoIP server, the internal name of the handset will be displayed: (example) Ð...
  • Page 28 First steps Icons on the idle display The following is displayed: the internal number, e.g. the quality of the reception signal between base station and handset (signal strength): – good to poor: Ð i Ñ Ò – no reception: | flashes £...
  • Page 29 First steps SIP registration failed Your personal data for registering with the VoIP provider may have been entered incompletely or incorrectly. ¤ Check your entries for Username, Authentication Name Authentication Password. Particularly check your use of upper and lower case. To do this, open the following menu on your handset: ¢...
  • Page 30: How To Proceed

    First steps How to proceed Now you have successfully started your Gigaset, you will probably want to adapt it to your personal requirements. Use the following guide to quickly locate the most important subjects. If you are unfamiliar with menu-driven devices such as other Gigaset tele- phones you should first read the section entitled "Operating the handset"...
  • Page 31: Operating The Handset

    Operating the handset Operating the handset Control key In the following description, the side of the control key you need to press for each operation is indicated accordingly, e.g. t for "press up on the control key". The control key has a number of different functions: With the handset in idle status (without a screensaver) Press briefly to open the handset directory.
  • Page 32: Keys On The Keypad

    Operating the handset Keys on the keypad c / Q / * etc. Press the matching key on the handset. Enter digits or letters. Correcting incorrect entries You can correct incorrect characters in the text by navigating to the incorrect entry using the control key.
  • Page 33: Activating/deactivating The Handset

    Operating the handset Reverting to idle status You can revert to idle status from anywhere in the menu as follows: ¤ Press and hold the end call key a. ¤ Do not press any key: after 2 minutes the display will automatically revert to idle status.
  • Page 34: Illustration Of Operating Steps In The User Guide

    Operating the handset Illustration of operating steps in the user guide The operating steps are shown in abbreviated form. Example: ‰ ¢ ¢ ¢ = on) Settings Handset Auto Answer §Menu§ This illustration represents: Þ Menu ¤ Press the display key below §Menu§...
  • Page 35: Menu Trees

    Menu trees Menu trees Phone menu Open the main menu on your phone by clicking on the right display key when the §Menu§ handset is in idle status. There are two ways to select a function: Using number combinations ("shortcut") ¤...
  • Page 36 Menu trees ì Alarm Clock £ 4-1 Activation Page 77 £ 4-2 Wake up time Page 77 þ Voice Mail £ 5-2 Set Key 1 Net AM: Fixed Line Page 73 Net AM: IP1 (dependent on the number of configured VoIP phone numbers and receive numbers on the handset) Net AM: IP6 Settings...
  • Page 37 Menu trees £ 7-3 Handset 7-3-1 Display 7-3-1-1 Screensaver Page 86 £ 7-3-2 Language Page 85 £ 7-3-3 Auto Answer Page 88 £ 7-3-4 Register Handset Page 78 £ 7-3-5 Reset Handset Page 91 £ 7-4 Base 7-4-1 Calls List Type 7-4-1-1 Missed Calls Page 58 7-4-1-2 All Calls...
  • Page 38: Web Configurator Menu

    Menu trees Web configurator menu £ Home Page 107 £ Settings IP Configuration Page 111 £ Telephony Connections Page 114 £ Audio Page 125 £ Number Assignment Page 130 £ Call Forwarding Page 131 £ Dialling Plans Page 133 £ Network Mailbox Page 136 £...
  • Page 39: Making Calls With Voip And The Fixed Line Network

    Making calls with VoIP and the fixed line network Making calls with VoIP and the fixed line network Making an external call External calls are calls made via the public telephone network (fixed line net- work) or via the Internet (VoIP). You generally decide which connection type you want to use for a specific call when you dial the number.
  • Page 40 Making calls with VoIP and the fixed line network If you have assigned a number of VoIP numbers to your phone, you can define which VoIP number (VoIP account) is used for external calls from each specific £ handset (handset send number, Page 130).
  • Page 41 Making calls with VoIP and the fixed line network Selecting and dialling a connection via its line suffix You can configure up to six VoIP numbers on your phone in addition to the fixed line network number and the Gigaset.net number. A (line) suffix is assigned to each number (line) of your phone: the fixed line network number has the suffix #0 £...
  • Page 42: Ending A Call

    Making calls with VoIP and the fixed line network Cancelling the dialling operation You can cancel the dialling operation with the end call key a. Dialling emergency numbers – defining dialling plans You can use the Web configurator to block certain numbers or to define which of your numbers (fixed line network, VoIP) should be used to call specific num- £...
  • Page 43: Accepting A Call

    Making calls with VoIP and the fixed line network Accepting a call The handset indicates an incoming call in three ways: by ringing, by a display on the screen and by the flashing handsfree key d. Please note Only calls to receive numbers assigned to your handset will be signalled £...
  • Page 44: Call Display

    Making calls with VoIP and the fixed line network Call display You can use the display to determine whether the call is for your fixed line net- work number or one of your VoIP numbers. Calls to your fixed line number Calls to one of your VoIP numbers Å...
  • Page 45 Making calls with VoIP and the fixed line network – If the caller has not arranged Calling Line Identification: Å Unavailable For Fixed Line Menu VoIP: Displaying the called party's phone number (COLP) Preconditions: Your VoIP provider supports COLP (Connected Line Identification Presenta- tion).
  • Page 46: Handsfree Mode

    Making calls with VoIP and the fixed line network Handsfree mode 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.
  • Page 47: Deactivating Your Handset's Microphone

    Making calls with VoIP and the fixed line network Deactivating your handset's microphone You can deactivate your handset's microphone during an external call (includ- ing during a conference or when toggling). The other party cannot hear you, but you can still hear them. Press the display key to mute the handset.
  • Page 48: Voip Telephony Via Gigaset.net

    VoIP telephony via Gigaset.net VoIP telephony via Gigaset.net You can use Gigaset.net to make free phone calls via the Internet directly to other Gigaset.net users, without having to set up an account with a VoIP pro- vider or make any further settings. You simply have to connect your phone to the power supply and the Internet connection and, if necessary, enter yourself £...
  • Page 49 VoIP telephony via Gigaset.net Please note directory entry is transferred to a handset when it is regis- Gigaset.net tered with the base station. Provided the handset can send and receive directory entries. Calls to the Gigaset.net directory are always free of charge. You can also open the Gigaset.net directory by dialling 1188#9 (phone number of the Gigaset.net directory) and pressing the talk key If no connection to the Gigaset.net directory can be established, an error mes-...
  • Page 50: Searching For Subscribers In The Gigaset.net Directory

    VoIP telephony via Gigaset.net ¤ Press the key below §OK§ If there is already an entry under this name, you will receive a message to this effect and you will be asked to enter a name again: Please choose another name. If an entry in the Gigaset.net directory is successful, the message Name added to Gigaset.net...
  • Page 51: Using Other Functions

    VoIP telephony via Gigaset.net Viewing the subscriber's number Select the subscriber from the hit list. Press the display key. §View§ The display shows the Gigaset.net number and the subscriber's name, whereby the name may appear over a couple of lines. Example: 1234567#9 Sand, Anna Mag...
  • Page 52: Entering, Editing And Deleting Own Entry

    VoIP telephony via Gigaset.net Entering, editing and deleting own entry You have the following options: Edit the name of your entry in the Gigaset.net directory Delete your entry from the Gigaset.net directory Viewing own entry ¤ You are connected to the Gigaset.net directory: ¢...
  • Page 53: Network Services

    Network services Network services Network services are functions made available by your fixed line network or VoIP provider. Anonymous calling – withholding caller ID Phone number identification can be withheld (CLIR = Calling Line Identification Restriction). Your phone number will not be displayed when making outgoing calls.
  • Page 54: Further Network Services For Voip

    Network services Further network services for VoIP You can use the following network services to make calls via the VoIP connec- tion. Functions for the next call You can withhold your fixed line network number for the next call (CLIR) pro- vided your network provider supports the feature.
  • Page 55: Functions During A Call

    Network services Deactivating call forwarding (call diversion) Select the VoIP phone number for which you want to deactivate call forwarding and press §OK§ All Calls / No Answer / When Busy Select and press (‰ = on). §OK§ Select and press §OK§...
  • Page 56 Network services If the participant does not answer: ¤ Press the display key , to return to the waiting call. §End§ If the participant answers, you have the following options: Toggling: ¤ Use q to swap between the participants. ¤ ¢...
  • Page 57: Using Lists

    Using lists Using lists The options are: Redial list SMS list Calls list Network mailbox Redial list The redial list contains the ten numbers last dialled with the handset (max. 32 numbers). If one of the numbers is in the directory, the correspond- ing name will be displayed.
  • Page 58: Opening Lists With The Message Key

    Using lists Opening lists with the message key You can use the message key f to open the following list selection: Calls list £ SMS list, Page 67 £ Network mailbox, Page 74 A separate list is displayed for each network mailbox. Precondition: Its number is saved in the base station, it is switched on £...
  • Page 59 Using lists Please note Only calls to the receive numbers assigned to your handset are stored in the £ calls list ( Page 130). If no receive numbers are assigned, all calls will be stored in the calls list for all handsets.
  • Page 60 Using lists List entry Example of a list entry: New Call 01/02 1234567890 Ç 10.10.08 12:14 Menu Status of entry Call: new missed call. Call: entry already read. recv.: call answered (in list type Call Calls). Entry number 01/02 means e.g.: first new entry of a total of two new entries. Number or name of the caller (the number is always stored in the list with the area code) £...
  • Page 61: Using Directories

    Using directories Using directories The options are: the local handset directory Local handset directory You can save up to 150 entries in your handset's local directory (number dependent on the number of individual entries). You can create a personalised directory for your own individual handset. How- £...
  • Page 62 Using directories Storing a number in the directory ¢ ¢ New Entry §Menu§ Enter the number and press §OK§ Enter the name and press §OK§ Please note £ For information on how to enter IP addresses, Page If you want to dial a number using a certain line connection each time, you £...
  • Page 63 Using directories Managing directory entries ¢ s (Select entry). Editing entries ¢ Edit Entry §Menu§ Edit the number if required, and press §OK§ Edit the name if required, and press §OK§ Using other functions Press the display key. §Menu§ The following functions can be selected with q: Use Number Edit or add to a saved number and then dial with c or save as a new entry;...
  • Page 64 Using directories Transferring the directory to another handset Preconditions: The sending and receiving handsets must both be registered to the same base station. The other handset and the base station can send and receive directory entries. ¢ ¢ ¢ s (Select entry) (Open menu) Send Entry / Send List §Menu§...
  • Page 65: Sms (text Messages)

    SMS (text messages) SMS (text messages) Your device is delivered ready to send SMS messages as soon as the phone is connected to the fixed line network. If you do not specify any settings the SMS messages are sent via the fixed line network. Preconditions: Calling Line Identification is enabled.
  • Page 66: Writing/sending An Sms

    SMS (text messages) Writing/sending an SMS ¢ ¢ Write Message §Menu§ £ Write an SMS. For how to enter text, Page 164. ¢ Send Text §Menu§ Select and press §OK§ s / ~ Enter the number with area code (including your local area code) from the directory or key it in manually, and press §OK§...
  • Page 67 SMS (text messages) Draft message list You can save an SMS in the draft message list, and edit and send it later. Saving an SMS in the draft message list £ Writing an SMS ( Page 65). ¢ Save Text §Menu§...
  • Page 68: Receiving An Sms

    SMS (text messages) Receiving an SMS All SMS messages received are stored in an incoming message list, regardless of the number to which they are addressed. Since an SMS remains in the list even after it has been read, you should regularly delete SMS messages from £...
  • Page 69 SMS (text messages) Reading or deleting individual SMS messages ¤ Open the incoming message list. Select SMS. ¢ Read SMS §Menu§ Select and press to read the SMS. Scroll through the SMS §OK§ using q. After you have read a new SMS, its status turns to "old". ¢...
  • Page 70: Setting Sms Centres

    SMS (text messages) Setting SMS centres Entering/editing an SMS centre number Before applying..and before deleting preset numbers you should find out about the services and special functions offered by your service provider. ¢ ¢ ¢ Settings Service Centres §Menu§ SMS centre # 1 / SMS centre # 2 / SMS centre # 3 / SMS centre # 4 Select the SMS centre and press §OK§...
  • Page 71: Sms On A Pabx

    SMS (text messages) SMS on a PABX You can only receive an SMS when the Calling Line Identification is for- warded to the extension of the PABX (CLIP). The CLIP evaluation of the phone number for the SMS centre takes place in your Gigaset. Depending on your PABX, you may have to add the access code (external line prefix) before the number of the SMS centre.
  • Page 72: Sms Troubleshooting

    SMS (text messages) SMS troubleshooting Error codes when sending E0 Calling Line Identification (CLIR) is permanently withheld or has not been enabled. FE Error occurred during SMS transmission. ¢ FD Connection to SMS centre failed, "Self-help with errors". Self-help with errors The following table lists error situations and possible causes and provides notes on troubleshooting.
  • Page 73: Using The Network Mailbox

    Using the network mailbox Using the network mailbox Some fixed network providers and VoIP providers offer answering machines on the network – these are known as network mailboxes. Each network mailbox accepts incoming calls made via the corresponding line (fixed line network or corresponding VoIP phone number). To record all calls, you should therefore set up network mailboxes for both the fixed line network and for each of your VoIP connections.
  • Page 74: Configuring The Network Mailbox For Fast Access

    Using the network mailbox Configuring the network mailbox for fast access With fast access you can dial a network mailbox directly. Assigning key 1 of the handset, changing assignments The setting for fast access is handset-specific. You can assign a different mail- box to key on each registered handset.
  • Page 75: Listening To Messages On The Network Mailbox

    Using the network mailbox Listening to messages on the network mailbox Under the message key f you will find a list for each network mailbox that fulfils the following requirements: The corresponding connection is allocated to the handset as a receive number.
  • Page 76: Eco Dect: Reducing The Power Consumption And Transmission Power Of The Base Station

    ECO DECT: Reducing the power consumption and transmission power of the base station ECO DECT: Reducing the power consumption and transmission power of the base station The base station of your phone is an ECO DECT base station, this means that: The base station and the charging cradle use less power because they are equipped with a power-saving mains adaptor.
  • Page 77 ECO DECT: Reducing the power consumption and transmission power of the base station Activating/deactivating Eco mode / Eco mode+ ¢ ¢ ¢ Settings Base Additional Features §Menu§ Eco mode / Eco mode+ Select and press (‰ = on). §OK§ Signal displays Screen icon Signal strength: Ð...
  • Page 78: Setting The Alarm Clock

    Setting the alarm clock Setting the alarm clock £ Precondition: The date and time have already been set ( Page 14). Activating/deactivating the alarm clock ¢ Alarm Clock §Menu§ Select and press (‰ = on). Activation §OK§ After you activate the alarm clock, the menu for setting the wake-up time opens automatically.
  • Page 79: Using Several Handsets

    For how to change the assignments, Page 130. Registering another Gigaset A58H handset on the Gigaset A580 IP Before you can use your handset, you must register it to the base station. You must initiate handset registration on the handset and on the base station.
  • Page 80: De-registering Handsets

    The handset with the internal number 6 is being used: the handset you wish to register cannot be registered. Registering other handsets on the Gigaset A580 IP You can register other Gigaset handsets and handsets for other devices with GAP functionality as follows.
  • Page 81: Locating A Handset ("paging")

    Using several handsets Locating a handset ("paging") You can locate your handset using the base station. ¤ £ Briefly press the registration/paging key on the base station ( Page All handsets will ring at the same time ("paging"), even if ringers are switched off.
  • Page 82: Changing A Handset's Internal Number

    Using several handsets Changing a handset's internal number A handset is automatically assigned the lowest free number when it is regis- tered. In the list of internal participants, the handsets are sorted according to their internal number. You can change the internal number of all registered handsets (1–6). The num- bers 1-6 can only be assigned once each.
  • Page 83: Making Internal Calls

    Using several handsets Making internal calls Internal calls to other handsets registered on the same base station are free. Calling a specific handset Open the list of registered handsets. Select handset. Press the talk key. Open the list of registered handsets. Enter the internal handset number (1–6).
  • Page 84 Using several handsets The external call is transferred to the other handset. If the internal participant does not respond or is busy: ¢ Back §Menu§ Select and press §OK§ You are reconnected with the external participant. You can also press the end call key a when forwarding a call before the inter- nal participant picks up the call.
  • Page 85 Using several handsets Accepting/rejecting call waiting during an internal call If you receive an external call during an internal call, you will hear the call waiting tone (short tone). With Calling Line Identification, the caller's number will appear in the display. Ending an internal call, accepting an external call ¢...
  • Page 86: Handset Settings

    Handset settings Handset settings Your handset is preconfigured, but you can change the settings to suit your individual requirements. Changing the date and time Please note The address of a time server on the Internet is stored on your telephone. The date and time are taken from this time server provided that the base sta- tion is connected to the Internet and synchronisation with the time server is £...
  • Page 87: Activating/deactivating The Screensaver

    Handset settings Parts of the menu are not displayed in the language selected..and three or more handsets are registered on your base station. A language that is not one of the standard languages for the base station (= English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Dutch) is set on at least three handsets.
  • Page 88 Handset settings Info Services Approx. 10 seconds after the handset returns to idle status a digital clock and (if available) text information from the Internet appears on the display (e.g. weather reports, RSS feeds). The text information is displayed below the clock as a scrolling message.
  • Page 89: Quick Access To Functions

    Handset settings Quick access to functions function (open the redial list) is preset on the left display key of your handset. You can change the configuration, i.e. assign a different function to the display key. To start this function, you then simply need to press the button. Changing the assignment of the display key ¤...
  • Page 90: Changing The Handsfree/earpiece Volume

    Handset settings Changing the handsfree/earpiece volume You can adjust the handsfree volume to one of five settings (1-5, e.g. volume Š ‰ ) and the earpiece volume to one of three (1-3, e.g. volume 2 = Setting the volume during a call The setting applies to the current mode (earpiece or handsfree).
  • Page 91 Handset settings Setting the ringer volume The ringer volume is the same for all types of ring. When the handset is in idle status: Briefly press the control key at the top. Ringer Volume Select and press §OK§ Adjust the volume and press §OK§...
  • Page 92: Activating/deactivating Advisory Tones

    Handset settings Activating/deactivating advisory tones Your handset uses various advisory tones to tell you about different activities and statuses. Key click: every key press is confirmed. Confirmation tone (ascending tone sequence): at the end of an entry/set- ting and when an SMS or a new entry arrives in the calls list Error tone (descending tone sequence): when you make an incorrect entry Menu end tone: when scrolling to the end of a menu You cannot deactivate the confirmation tone for placing the handset in the...
  • Page 93: Setting The Base Station Via The Handset

    Setting the base station via the handset Setting the base station via the handset The base station settings are carried out using a registered Gigaset A58H handset. Some settings can also be carried out via the base station Web configurator. Look out for the ú...
  • Page 94: Restoring The Base Station To The Factory Settings

    Setting the base station via the handset Restoring the base station to the factory settings Resetting the base station via the menu Each individual setting is reset, in particular: VoIP settings such as VoIP provider and account data and DTMF settings £...
  • Page 95: Activating/deactivating Music On Hold

    Setting the base station via the handset Activating/deactivating music on hold ¢ ¢ Settings Base §Menu§ Music on hold Select and press to activate or deactivate the hold music §OK§ (‰ = on). Activating/deactivating repeater mode With a repeater you can increase the range and signal strength of your base sta- tion.
  • Page 96: Updating The Base Station Firmware

    Setting the base station via the handset Updating the base station firmware If necessary, you can update your base station firmware. The firmware update is downloaded directly from the Internet by default. The relevant Web page is preconfigured in your phone. Precondition: The base station is in idle status, i.e.: No calls are being made via the fixed line network or VoIP.
  • Page 97: Making Voip Settings On The Handset

    Making VoIP settings on the handset Making VoIP settings on the handset In order to be able to use VoIP, you must set a few parameters for your phone. You can make the following settings using your handset. Download the general access data for your VoIP provider from the Gigaset configuration server and store them on your phone.
  • Page 98 Making VoIP settings on the handset If only one provider is available, the country and provider lists are not dis- played. Only the name of this provider will then appear in the display. To start the download, confirm with §OK§ ú...
  • Page 99: Setting The Phone's Ip Address In Lan

    Making VoIP settings on the handset Setting the phone's IP address in LAN The base station requires an IP address in order to be "recognised" by the LAN (the router). The IP address can be assigned to the base station automatically (by the router) or manually.
  • Page 100 Making VoIP settings on the handset Viewing/changing the subnet mask You can only change the subnet mask if you have deactivated dynamic assign- ment. 255.255.255.0 has been preset by default. ¢ ¢ ¢ Settings Base Local Network §Menu§ Enter the system PIN and press §OK§...
  • Page 101: Activating/deactivating Display Of Voip Status Messages

    Making VoIP settings on the handset Activating/deactivating display of VoIP status messages If the function is activated, a VoIP status code for your service provider is dis- played. Activate the function if, for example, you have problems with VoIP connections. You will receive a provider-specific status code, which supports the service when the problem is analysed.
  • Page 102: Operating The Base Station On The Pabx

    Operating the base station on the PABX Operating the base station on the PABX The following settings are only necessary when your PABX requires them; see the PABX user guide. The settings only affect fixed line network connections. You cannot send or receive SMS messages on PABXs that do not support Calling Line Identification.
  • Page 103: Setting Pauses

    Operating the base station on the PABX If an access code is set, the following applies: The access code is added automatically when dialling from the calls list and when dialling emergency numbers and SMS centre numbers. When dialling numbers manually and dialling numbers from the directory you must add the access code yourself.
  • Page 104: Web Configurator - Setting The Phone Using A Pc

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC The Web configurator is the Web interface for your phone. It allows you to select the settings for your phone's base station via your PC's Web browser. The Web configurator on your phone provides you with the following options: Configure your phone access to the local network (IP address, gateway to the Internet).
  • Page 105: Connect The Pc With The Telephone's Web Configurator

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Connect the PC with the telephone's Web configurator Precondition: The settings of any existing firewall installed on your PC allow the PC and phone to communicate with each other. There are two ways of connecting your PC to the base station Web configurator: via the (local) IP address of the base station via Gigaset config Establishing a connection via the IP address:...
  • Page 106: Logging In, Setting The Web Configurator Language

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Please note The connection between the PC and the base station's Web configurator is a local connection (LAN connection). The Internet is only accessed to establish the connection. Logging in, setting the Web configurator language Once you have successfully established the connection, the Login Web page...
  • Page 107: De-registering

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC De-registering £ In the menu bar ( Page 107) at the top right of every Web page in the Web configurator, you will see the Log Off command. Select Log Off to log off from the Web configurator.
  • Page 108: Menu Bar

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Menu bar The Web configurator menus are displayed in the form of tab pages, in the menu bar. The following menus are available: The start screen is opened once you have registered with the Web configurator. Home It contains information on the Web configurator functions.
  • Page 109: Working Area

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Working area Depending on the function selected, information or dialogue boxes are displayed in the working area which allow you to make or change your phone settings. Making changes Make settings for entry fields, lists or options. There may be restrictions regarding the possible values for a field, e.g.
  • Page 110: Buttons

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Buttons Buttons are displayed in the bottom section of the working area. Save entries on the phone. Reject changes made on the Web page and reload the settings that are Cancel currently saved in your phone to the Web page.
  • Page 111: Setting Phone With Web Configurator

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Setting phone with Web configurator You can make the following settings using the Web configurator: £ Connect your phone to the local network ( Page 111). Configuration for telephony: – Enter settings for the VoIP provider and configure or activate/deactivate £...
  • Page 112: Ip Configuration

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC IP Configuration Assigning the IP address Select the necessary settings for operating your phone in your local network and to connect it to the Internet. For more detailed explanations of the individ- £...
  • Page 113 Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Preferred DNS server Enter the IP address for the preferred DNS server. DNS (Domain Name System) allows you to assign public IP addresses to symbolic names. The DNS server is required to convert the DNS name into the IP address when a connection is being established to a server.
  • Page 114 Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Entering an HTTP proxy server (only when connected to an internal company network) Direct connections between network subscribers and the Internet are often not permitted within internal company or organisation networks (intranet). In such cases, all HTTP calls from the network are "transferred"...
  • Page 115: Configuring Telephone Connections

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Configuring telephone connections You can configure up to eight numbers on your phone: your fixed line network number, your Gigaset.net number and six VoIP numbers. You need to set up a VoIP account with a VoIP provider for each VoIP phone number.
  • Page 116 Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC The list will show the following: Name / Provider Name of the connection. This will show the name that you have defined for the £ connection ( Page 116, Page 123) or the default name (IP1 for VoIP connections,...
  • Page 117 Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Configuring the VoIP connection ¤ ¢ ¢ Open the following Web page: Settings Telephony Connections. ¤ Select the Edit button next to the VoIP connection that you want to configure or the configuration you wish to change. This will open a Web page where you can make the settings that your phone needs to access your provider's VoIP server.
  • Page 118 Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Area: Auto Configuration The entire configuration process or a large part of the configuration for a VoIP connection is automated for many VoIP providers. You can download the nec- essary VoIP access data to your phone from the Internet. You have the following options: Fully automated configuration Preconditions:...
  • Page 119 Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Automatic configuration of general VoIP provider data Precondition: You have received your account details from your VoIP pro- vider (e.g. Authentication Name, Authentication password). Profile files of the most important VoIP providers are available to download on the Gigaset configuration server.
  • Page 120 Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Area: Personal Provider Data Enter the configuration data that is required to access your VoIP provider's SIP service. This data can be obtained from your VoIP provider. The field names in this area (Authentication Name etc.) listed in the following are standard names and may change.
  • Page 121 Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Area: General Provider Data If you have downloaded the general settings for the VoIP provider from the £ Gigaset configuration server ( Page 117), then the fields in this area will be preset with the data from the download.
  • Page 122 Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Area: Network Please note If you have downloaded the general settings for your VoIP provider from the £ Gigaset configuration server ( Page 118), then some fields in this area will be preset with the data from the download (e.g.
  • Page 123 Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC STUN refresh time Enter the time intervals at which the phone should repeat the registration with the STUN server. The repeat is required so that the entry of the phone in the tables of the STUN server is retained.
  • Page 124 Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Saving settings on the phone ¤ Select to save the changes. £ list will be shown after saving ( Figure 2 Page 114). Connections If you want to discard the changes: ¤...
  • Page 125 Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Configuring the Gigaset.net connection Your phone is assigned a Gigaset.net phone number by default. As soon as you have connected your phone to the Internet, you can make calls using the Gigaset.net and receive calls from other Gigaset.net subscribers, provided that your Gigaset.net connection has been activated.
  • Page 126: Optimising Voice Quality For Voip Connections

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Optimising voice quality for VoIP connections You can make general and connection-specific settings to improve the voice quality for VoIP telephony. ¤ ¢ ¢ Open the following Web page: Settings Telephony Audio.
  • Page 127 Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Area: Settings for Bandwidth The settings in this area influence all VoIP connections (VoIP phone numbers). Allow 1 VoIP call only You can usually make two VoIP calls at the same time on your phone. If, how- ever, your DSL connection has a narrow bandwidth, there may be problems if two VoIP calls are made at the same time.
  • Page 128 Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC High Voice/earpiece volume is too low. Activate this option to increase the vol- ume by 6 dB. Voice codecs Precondition: The option is activated for the Own Codec preference Voice Quality in the area.
  • Page 129: Voice Quality And Infrastructure

    Please note that voice delays can occur depending on the codec used and the network capacity utilisation. Voice quality and infrastructure With your Gigaset A580 IP, you have the opportunity to make calls with good voice quality via VoIP. However, your phone's performance with VoIP – and therefore the voice quality –...
  • Page 130: Setting The Telephone's Default Line

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Setting the telephone's default line The default telephone connection defines which line type (VoIP or fixed line network) will be used to dial numbers when you briefly press the c talk key. The default line is applied to all registered handsets.
  • Page 131: Assigning Send And Receive Numbers To Handsets

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Assigning send and receive numbers to handsets You can assign up to eight phone numbers to your phone: your fixed line net- work number, your Gigaset.net number and up to six VoIP numbers. You can assign as many of these numbers as you like to each handset as receive numbers.
  • Page 132: Activating Call Forwarding (call Diversion) For Voip Connections

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Please note If a VoIP phone number that has been assigned to a handset as a send number is deleted, the handset will automatically be assigned the first configured VoIP phone number. Calls made to a number that is not assigned to a handset as a receive number will not be signalled on any handset.
  • Page 133: Entering Your Own Area Code, Activating/deactivating An Automatic

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Entering your own area code, activating/deactivating an automatic area code for VoIP On the base station, save the complete code (with international code) for the area in which you are using the phone. For VoIP calls you must generally always dial the area code –...
  • Page 134: Defining Dialling Plans - Cost Control

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Defining dialling plans – cost control You can define dialling plans to reduce costs: You can define the line (one of your VoIP accounts, the fixed line network) through which calls to specific numbers should be made and paid for. If you enter just a few digits (e.g.
  • Page 135: Defining Dialling Plans

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Defining dialling plans ¤ ¢ ¢ Open the following Web page: Settings Telephony Dialling Plans. Area Dialling Plans Specify dialling plans for your phone. Specify the following: Phone Number Enter the number or the first digits of the phone number (e.g. an area code) to which the dialling plan should apply (max.
  • Page 136: Emergency Numbers

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Example You want to block your phone for all 09 numbers. Dialling plan: Phone Number = 0190 Connection Type Block All calls to the mobile phone network should be made via your VoIP connec- tion with provider B.
  • Page 137: Activating/deactivating Network Mailbox, Entering Numbers

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Activating/deactivating network mailbox, entering numbers Many fixed network providers and VoIP providers offer answering machines on the network – these are known as network mailboxes. Each network mailbox accepts incoming calls made via the corresponding line (fixed line network or corresponding VoIP phone number).
  • Page 138: Setting Dtmf Signalling For Voip

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Setting DTMF signalling for VoIP DTMF signalling, for example, is required to check and control some network mailboxes via digit codes. To send DTMF signals via VoIP you must first define how key codes should be converted into and sent as DTMF signals: as audible information via the speech channel or as a "SIP Info"...
  • Page 139: Configuring Call Transfer Via Voip

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Configuring call transfer via VoIP If you are toggling calls via VoIP connections, you can connect the two external callers (provider-dependent). You can configure settings for this type of call transfer. ¤...
  • Page 140: Defining Local Communication Ports For Voip

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Defining local communication ports for VoIP Specify which local communication ports (port numbers) the telephone is to use for VoIP telephony. The ports must not be used by any other subscriber in the LAN.
  • Page 141 Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Specify a range of port numbers that are to be used as RTP ports. This range RTP port must be used in the LAN (router) for the phone. Enter the lowest port number in the left-hand field and the highest number in the right-hand field (numbers between 1024 and 55000).
  • Page 142: Messaging

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Messaging Your Gigaset A580 IP base station has messaging functions that can be used via a handset with messaging capability, e.g. a Gigaset S67H, S68H, SL37H or C47H handset, which you can register to your base station.
  • Page 143 Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC ¤ ¢ ¢ Open the following Web page: Settings Messaging Messenger. ¤ In the field, select whether you wish to use the Messenger Account Gigaset.net Jabber server or another provider's messenger server (Other). The access data for Gigaset.net is already stored in the base station.
  • Page 144: Configuring Info Services/activating Idle Display

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Please note Do not select the option "Create new account". Your Gigaset.net Jabber account has already been created in Gigaset.net. The option "SSL connection" must be deactivated in the Jabber client. ¤...
  • Page 145: Changing Internal Handset Numbers And Names

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Activating the display of info services for Gigaset S67H, S68H, SL37H and C47H handsets You can also display the selected text information on a Gigaset S67H, S68H, SL37H or C47H handset that is registered to your base station. If one of these handsets is registered to your base station the Activate Info Serv- ices...
  • Page 146: Loading And Deleting Handset Directories To/from The Pc

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Loading and deleting handset directories to/from the PC The Web configurator has the following options for editing the directories of the registered handsets. Store the handset directories on a PC. Entries are stored in vCard format in a vcf file on the PC.
  • Page 147 Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Loading the directory file from the PC to the handset ¤ In the Transfer directory to handset area, specify the vcf file you want to load on to the handset (complete path name), or select Browse...
  • Page 148: Activating Voip Status Message Display

    §§6§§ Date (YYYY-MM-DD) and time of the reminder call (HH:MM) separated by a §§7§§ "T" (example: 2008-01-12T11:00). Identification as VIP (X-SIEMENS-VIP:1) §§8§§ Other information that a vCard may contain is not entered into the handset directory. Example for an entry in vCard format: BEGIN:VCARD VERSION:2.1...
  • Page 149: Starting A Firmware Update

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Starting a firmware update If necessary, you can load updates of the base station firmware onto your phone. The server on which Gigaset Communications makes new firmware versions available for your base station is set by default. The URL of this Internet server is displayed in the field.
  • Page 150: Activating/deactivating The Automatic Version Check

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Firmware update from local firmware file In exceptional circumstances you may receive, for example, a firmware file from Service that you can upload from the local PC to your telephone (e.g. because the firmware update via the Internet did not work). Precondition: A Web server is running on the local PC (e.g.
  • Page 151: Copying The Date/time From Time Server

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Copying the date/time from time server The date and time are shown in the idle display of registered handsets. They are important, for example, for stating the correct time in the calls list and for the "alarm clock"...
  • Page 152: Querying The Phone Status

    Web configurator – Setting the phone using a PC Date and time settings are transferred to every handset after synchronisation. Please note The default time server "europe.pool.ntp.org" will remain stored in the base station even if you overwrite it. If you delete your time server from the Time Server field and synchronisation is still activated, the base station will con-...
  • Page 153: Customer Service (customer Care)

    Customer Service (Customer Care) Customer Service (Customer Care) Please see the portuguise user manual . Questions and answers If you have any questions about the use of your phone, you can contact us 24/7 at www.gigaset.com/customercare. The table below contains a list of common problems and possible solutions.
  • Page 154 Customer Service (Customer Care) You cannot hear a ringer/dialling tone from the fixed line network. The phone cord supplied has not been used or has been replaced by a new cord with the wrong pin connections. ¥ Please always use the phone cord supplied or ensure that the pin connections are £...
  • Page 155 Customer Service (Customer Care) You cannot make calls via VoIP. is displayed. SIP registration failed ¥ First wait a few minutes. This is often a short-term event that corrects itself after a short time. The message may still be displayed for the following reasons: 1.
  • Page 156 Customer Service (Customer Care) No firmware update or VoIP profile download is carried out. 1. If is displayed, the VoIP connections may be busy or a download/ Not possible, try later. update is already being carried out. ¥ Repeat the process at a later time. 2.
  • Page 157: Voip Status Codes

    Customer Service (Customer Care) VoIP status codes If you have problems with your VoIP connections, activate the func- Status on HS £ tion ( Page 100, Page 147). You will then receive a VoIP status code that will help you analyse the problem. Give the code to the Service department for the analysis of the problem.
  • Page 158 Customer Service (Customer Care) Status Meaning code 0x410 The requested service is not available from the VoIP provider. 0x413 Message is too long. 0x414 URI is too long. 0x415 Query format is not supported. 0x416 URI is faulty. 0x420 Incorrect ending 0x421 Incorrect ending 0x423...
  • Page 159 Customer Service (Customer Care) Status Meaning code 0x503 The query cannot be processed by the receiving device or the proxy at present because the server is either overloaded or is being serviced. If it is possible for the query to be repeated in the foreseeable future, the server informs the caller or the phone of this.
  • Page 160: Checking Service Information

    Customer Service (Customer Care) Checking service information You may need the service information of your phone (base station and hand- set) for Customer Services. Base station service information Precondition: You are conducting an external call. The connection has been established for at least 8 seconds. ¢...
  • Page 161: Warranty Certificate

    Environment Warranty certificate Please see the portuguise user manual Environment Our environmental mission statement Gigaset Communications GmbH assumes social responsibility and is actively committed to a better world. Our ideas, technologies and actions serve people, society and the environment. The aim of our global activity is to secure sustain- able life resources for humanity.
  • Page 162: Appendix

    Appendix Disposal Batteries should not be disposed of in general household waste. Observe the local waste disposal regulations, details of which can be obtained from your local authority or the dealer you purchased the product from. All electrical and electronic equipment must be disposed of separately from general household waste using the sites designated by local authorities.
  • Page 163: Specifications

    Appendix Specifications Recommended batteries Technology: Nickel-metal-hydride (NiMH) Size: AAA (Micro, HR03) Voltage: 1.2 V Capacity: 550–1000 mAh We recommend the following battery types, because these are the only ones that guarantee the specified operating times, full functionality and long service life: GP 700 mAh Yuasa Phone 700 mAh...
  • Page 164: General Specifications

    Appendix Power consumption of the charging cradle Charging (max. charge current): approx. 1.4 watt Sustained charge: approx. 0.6 watt Not charging (only the network adaptor): approx. 0.3 watt General specifications Interfaces Fixed line network, Ethernet No. of channels 60 duplex channels Radio frequency range 1880-1900 MHz Duplex method...
  • Page 165: Writing And Editing Text

    Appendix Writing and editing text The following rules apply when writing text: Use t s to move the cursor to the right or left. Characters are inserted to the left of the cursor. The first letter of the name of directory entries is automatically capitalised, followed by lower case letters.
  • Page 166: Gigaset A580 Ip - Free Software

    Appendix Gigaset A580 IP – free software Your Gigaset A580 IP's firmware includes free software that is licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public License. This free software was developed by a third party and is protected by copyright. You will find the licence text in its original English version on the pages that follow.
  • Page 167 Appendix GNU LESSER GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version 2.1, February 1999 Copyright (C) 1991, 1999 Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this license document, but changing it is not allowed.
  • Page 168 Appendix We call this license the "Lesser" General Public License because it does less to protect the user's freedom than the ordinary General Public License. It also provides other free soft- ware developers less of an advantage over competing non-free programs. These disad- vantages are the reason we use the ordinary General Public License for many libraries.
  • Page 169 Appendix 2. You may modify your copy or copies of the Library or any portion of it, thus forming a work based on the Library, and copy and distribute such modifications or work under the terms of Section 1 above, provided that you also meet all of these conditions: a) The modified work must itself be a software library.
  • Page 170 Appendix However, linking a "work that uses the Library" with the Library creates an executable that is a derivative of the Library (because it contains portions of the Library), rather than a "work that uses the library". The executable is therefore covered by this License. Section 6 states terms for distribution of such executables.
  • Page 171 Appendix It may happen that this requirement contradicts the license restrictions of other proprie- tary libraries that do not normally accompany the operating system. Such a contradiction means you cannot use both them and the Library together in an executable that you dis- tribute.
  • Page 172 Appendix 12. If the distribution and/or use of the Library is restricted in certain countries either by patents or by copyrighted interfaces, the original copyright holder who places the Library under this License may add an explicit geographical distribution limitation excluding those countries, so that distribution is permitted only in or among countries not thus excluded.
  • Page 173 Appendix How to Apply These Terms to Your New Libraries If you develop a new library, and you want it to be of the greatest possible use to the public, we recommend making it free software that everyone can redistribute and change.
  • Page 174: Accessories

    Accessories Accessories Gigaset handsets Upgrade your Gigaset to a cordless PABX: Gigaset A58H handset Illuminated graphic display Illuminated keypad Handsfree function Polyphonic ringer melodies Directory for around 150 entries SMS (precondition: CLIP must be enabled) www.gigaset.com/gigaseta58h Gigaset C38H handset Illuminated graphic colour display (65k colours) Illuminated keypad Handsfree function Polyphonic ringer melodies...
  • Page 175 Accessories Gigaset C47H handset Illuminated graphic colour display (65k colours) Illuminated keypad Handsfree function Polyphonic ringer melodies Directory for around 150 entries SMS (precondition: CLIP must be enabled) Headset socket Room monitor www.gigaset.com/gigasetc47h Gigaset S67H or S68H handset HDSP ready Illuminated graphic colour display (65k colours) Illuminated keypad Handsfree function...
  • Page 176 Accessories Gigaset SL37H handset HDSP ready Illuminated graphic colour display (65k colours) Illuminated keypad Handsfree function Polyphonic ringer melodies Directory for around 250 entries Picture CLIP SMS (precondition: CLIP must be enabled) PC interface e.g. for managing directory entries, ringers and screensavers Headset socket Bluetooth Room monitor...
  • Page 177 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 display keys (open door, switch on entry light) Simple to configure using the handset menu Forward to outside phone numbers (intercom feature) Simple to install and register with the Gigaset system Replaces existing call key –...
  • Page 178: Glossary

    Glossary Glossary ADSL Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line Special form of DSL. Application Layer Gateway NAT control mechanism of a router. Many routers with integrated NAT use ALG. ALG lets the data packets in a VoIP connection pass and adds the public IP address of the secure private network. The router's ALG should be deactivated if the VoIP provider offers a STUN server or an outbound proxy.
  • Page 179 Glossary Call Forwarding (Call Diversion) £ Call forwarding (Call Diversion). Call waiting = CW. VoIP provider feature. A beep during a call indicates that another caller is wait- ing. You can accept or reject the second call. You can activate/deactivate the feature.
  • Page 180: Call Waiting

    Glossary Consultation call You are on a call. With a consultation call, you interrupt the conversation briefly to establish a second connection to another participant. If you terminate the connection to this participant immediately, then this was a consultation call. If you switch between the first and second participant, it is called Toggling.
  • Page 181 Glossary Digital Subscriber Line Data transfer technology that allows Internet access with, for e.g. 1.5 Mbps over a conventional telephone line. Preconditions: DSL modem and the appro- priate service offered by the Internet provider. DSLAM Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer The DSLAM is a switch cabinet in an exchange at which all subscriber connec- tors converge.
  • Page 182 Glossary Billing system for an Internet connection. The Internet provider charges a set Flat rate monthly fee. There are no additional charges for the duration of the connection or number of connections. Fragmentation Data packets that are too big are split into smaller packets (fragments) before they are transferred.
  • Page 183 Glossary Global System for Mobile Communication Originally, European standard for mobile networks. GSM can now be described as a worldwide standard. In the USA and Japan national standards are now more frequently supported than in the past. Headset Combination of microphone and headphone. A headset enables easy hands- free operation for telephone calls.
  • Page 184 Glossary A unique address for a network component within a network based on the TCP/ IP address IP protocols (e.g. LAN, Internet). On the Internet, domain names are usually assigned instead of IP addresses. assigns the corresponding IP address to the domain name.
  • Page 185 Glossary Maximum Receive Unit Defines the maximum user data volume within a data packet. Maximum Transmission Unit Defines the maximum length of a data packet that can be carried over the net- work at a time. Music on hold Music on hold Music that is played while you are on a Consultation call or for Toggling.
  • Page 186 Glossary Paging (handset search) A base station function to locate registered handsets. The base station estab- lishes a connection to every registered handset. The handsets start to ring. Pag- ing is activated by briefly pressing the button on the base station and is deacti- vated by briefly pressing the same button again.
  • Page 187 Glossary Quality of Service (QoS) Describes the Quality of Service in communication networks. Differentiations are made between various Quality of Service classes. QoS influences the flow of data packets on the Internet, e.g. by prioritising data packets, reserving bandwidth and data packet optimisation. In VoIP networks, QoS influences the voice quality.
  • Page 188: Outbound Proxy

    Glossary Ringback when the number is busy = CCBS (Completion of Calls to Busy Subscriber). If a caller hears the busy tone, he or she can activate the ringback function. As soon as the connection is free the caller is rung back. As soon as the caller lifts the receiver the connection is made automatically.
  • Page 189 Glossary Transmission Control Protocol Transport protocol. Session-based transmission protocol: it sets up, monitors and terminates a connection between sender and recipient for transporting data. Transport Layer Security Protocol for encrypting data transmissions on the Internet. TLS is a superordi- nated Transport protocol.
  • Page 190 Glossary £ Voice codec Codec. VoIP Voice over Internet Protocol Telephone calls are no longer placed and transmitted over the telephone net- work but over the Internet (or other IP networks). VoIP provider A VoIP, SIP or Gateway provider is an Internet service provider that provides a Gateway for Internet telephony.
  • Page 191: Index

    Index Index Base station activating/deactivating eco mode changing system PIN ... checking service information ..connecting Access code (PABX) ....
  • Page 192 Index VoIP Codecs ..........Call duration Codecs, available .
  • Page 193 Index Data server for firmware update order of entries ....Date saving entry ....set manually saving sender's (SMS) number .
  • Page 194 Index Echo service Gateway provider ....Gigaset.net Gigaset config ....
  • Page 195 Index Handset directory, see Directory automatically obtaining one Handsfree checking (Web configurator) ......activating/deactivating dialling ...
  • Page 196 Index handset Message key ......... Web configurator open list .
  • Page 197 Index copying to directory withholding ......displaying caller's number (CLIP) ..
  • Page 198 Index base station Settings for VoIP telephony ......handset Shortcut ..... .
  • Page 199 Index STUN port ......... . . STUN refresh time .
  • Page 200 Index automatic configuration DTMF-reminder for VoIP ....configuring (handset) firmware update ......configuring (Web configurator) interface language .
  • Page 201: Mounting The Charging Cradle On The Wall

    Mounting the charging cradle on the wall Mounting the charging cradle on the wall approx. 2.5 mm Mounting the base station on the wall...
  • Page 202 Gigaset Communications GmbH Schlavenhorst 66, D-46395 Bocholt Schlavenhorst 66, D-46395 Bocholt Gigaset Communications GmbH is a licensee of the Siemens trademark Gigaset Communications GmbH is a licensee of the Siemens trademark © Gigaset Communications GmbH 2009 © Gigaset Communications GmbH 2009 All rights reserved.

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