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  • Page 1 E560 You can find the most up-to-date user guide at User guide online on your smartphone or tablet: Download the Gigaset Help app...
  • Page 3: Overview

    Changing the display language: Microphone p. 42 Gigaset service contact numbers: For personal advice on our range of products and for repairs or guarantee/warranty claims call: Service Centre UK: 020 369 53111 (local call cost charge) Please have your proof of purchase ready when calling.
  • Page 4: Gigaset E560A Base

    Gigaset E560A base Gigaset E560A base You can use the keys on the base to operate the integrated answer machine, search for handsets ("paging" p. 41) and register handsets to the base p. 40. ¢ ¢ Direct dialling key A ( p.
  • Page 5 Gigaset E560A base Answer machine display Lights up: Answer machine is activated. The number of saved messages is displayed. 00 flashes: The answer machine is recording a new message. Flashes slowly: There are new messages. The number of new messages is displayed.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Gigaset E560A base ........
  • Page 7: Illustration In The User Guide

    Illustration in the user guide Illustration in the user guide Warnings, which, if not heeded, can result in injury to persons or damage to devices. Important information regarding function and appropriate handling or functions that could generate costs. Prerequisite for being able to carry out the following action. Additional helpful information.
  • Page 8: Safety Precautions

    If you use a medical device (e.g. a pacemaker), please contact the device manufacturer. They will be able to advise you regarding the susceptibility of the device to external sources of high fre- quency energy (for the specifications of your Gigaset product see "Specifications").
  • Page 9: Getting Started

    Connecting the base Getting started Contents of the package • One Gigaset E560A base • One Gigaset handset • Two batteries • One battery cover • One power adapter for the base • One phone cord • One user guide •...
  • Page 10: Handset

    Handset Tabs You can also download tabs from the Internet in the form of a PDF file: Handset Connecting the charger (if included) ¤ Connect the flat plug on the power adapter ¤ Plug the power adapter into the plug...
  • Page 11: Setting Up The Handset For Use

    Handset Setting up the handset for use The display is protected by a plastic film. Please remove the protective film! Inserting the battery and closing the battery cover Only use a rechargeable battery, as this could otherwise result in significant health risks and personal injury.
  • Page 12: Changing The Display Language

    Handset Changing the display language Change the display language if you do not understand the language currently set. ¤ press slowly in succession. The language selection display appears. The current language (e. g. English) is selected. ¤ Select the language OK.
  • Page 13: Using The Phone

    Getting to know your telephone Using the phone Getting to know your telephone Activating/deactivating the handset ¤ Press and hold the end call key (confirmation tone). Activating/deactivating the keypad lock The keypad lock prevents any inadvertent use of the phone. ¤...
  • Page 14: Volume Keys

    Getting to know your telephone Volume keys During a call or when listening to a message, set the volume for the receiver/headset or speaker or in the case of an incoming call, set the volume of the ringtone (5 levels). ¤...
  • Page 15: Display Keys

    Getting to know your telephone Changing the function of the direct dialling keys ¤ Menu Settings Direct Dial Keys Select direct dialling key (A to D) The current labelling is displayed after the key number, e.g., ¤ A: <no >entry> i.e., the key is not currently labelled.
  • Page 16: Menu Guidance

    Getting to know your telephone Menu guidance Your telephone's functions are accessed via a menu consisting of several levels. Main menu (first menu level) ¤ When the handset is in idle status, press the display key Menu to open the main menu. The functions in the main menu are shown by means of an icon and the function's name.
  • Page 17: Writing And Editing Names

    Getting to know your telephone Writing and editing names The following rules apply when writing names: • Each key between is assigned several letters and characters. • Control the cursor with • Characters are inserted at the cursor position. • Press the display key Delete to delete the character to the left of the cursor.
  • Page 18: Making Calls

    Making calls Making calls When the display backlight is switched off, pressing any key will activate the backlight. The rel- evant key function is performed. Making an external call External calls are calls to the public telephone network. ¤ Enter the number Press the Talk key briefly ¤...
  • Page 19: Calling Line Identification

    Making calls Calling Line Identification When you receive a call, the caller's number is displayed on the screen, if the following prerequi- sites are met. • Your network provider supports CLIP, CLI. • CLI (Calling Line Identification): The caller's number is transmitted. •...
  • Page 20: Making Internal Calls

    Making calls Muting You can deactivate your handset’s microphone during a call. Mute Press the display key to mute the handset. Press the display key to reactivate the microphone. Press the control key (right) to activate/deactivate the microphone. Changing the volume during a call The volume is changed for the current mode (handsfree mode, receiver).
  • Page 21: Lists

    Lists ¤ Hang up before the participant answers: Press the End call key If the participant called does not answer or does not transfer the call, end the consultation call with Back. Accepting a waiting call If you receive an external call while conducting an internal call, you will hear the call waiting tone (short beep).
  • Page 22: Network Mailbox List

    Lists Network mailbox list You can use this list to listen to messages on the network mailbox ( p. 33). Missed calls list Prerequisite: CLIP ( p. 17) Your telephone saves the last 25 missed calls. Opening the list of missed calls ¤...
  • Page 23: Calling Up Lists With New Messages

    Lists Calling up lists with new messages If there are messages in a list, use the display key to call up: • The answer machine list • The network mailbox (if your network provider supports this function and the number of the network mailbox has been entered, p.
  • Page 24: Directory

    Directory Directory You can create a directory for your own individual handset. You can save numbers and relevant names in the directory. Opening the directory In idle status: Press the control key Length of an entry Number: max. 30 digits Name: max.
  • Page 25 Directory Managing directory entries Select an entry. Editing entries ¤ Menu Edit Entry (Change number if required) (Change name if required) Using other functions The following functions can be selected with Menu ¤ Show Number Show number. ¤ Delete Entry Delete selected entry.
  • Page 26: Emergency Function

    Emergency function Emergency function Your Gigaset E560A is equipped with four additional keys (direct dial keys ) on the base and handset. The direct dial key can be assigned a special emergency function ("emergency key"). You can use this to request emergency assistance from friends or neighbours.
  • Page 27: Setting Up The Emergency Function

    Emergency function The telephone of the person receiving the emergency call must be set to tone dialling, otherwise the acceptance of the emergency call using the key 5 is not recognised. Setting up the emergency function In order to be able to use the function you must •...
  • Page 28 Emergency function Changing the emergency numbers ¤ Menu Settings Emergency Function Emergency Numbers (Select entry 1 to 4) Menu Edit Entry Enter the numbers and names as outlined above. Deleting emergency numbers ¤ Menu Settings Emergency Function Emergency Numbers (Select entry 1 to 4) Menu Delete Entry The entry has been deleted.
  • Page 29 If you have accidentally triggered the emergency call, end this by pressing the End call key The emergency numbers saved apply to both the Gigaset E560H handset and base. The emergency key also functions when the keypad lock is activated.
  • Page 30: Answer Machine

    Operating the answer machine Answer machine Operating the answer machine You can operate the (integrated) answer machine • Via the handset or • Via the keys on the base. Operation using the keys on the base: p. 2. The following sections describe operation via the handset. Activating/deactivating the answer machine ¤...
  • Page 31 Operating the answer machine Playing back an announcement ¤ Menu Answer Machine Announcements Play Announce. You will hear the default announcement if you have not recorded one of your own. Deleting your personal announcement ¤ Menu Answer Machine Announcements Delete Announce.
  • Page 32 Operating the answer machine Stopping and controlling playback During message playback: Pause playback. Press again to resume. Go to the start of the current message. Go to previous message. Go to next message. Go to next-but-one message. If playback is interrupted for over a minute, the answer machine returns to idle status. Deleting an individual message During playback: Delete...
  • Page 33: Setting Up The Answer Machine

    Operating the answer machine Activating/deactivating call screening While the caller is leaving a message on the answer machine, you can listen in via the loud- speaker on the base or handset. Permanently activating/deactivating call screening ¤ Menu Answer Machine Call Screening Handset / Base OK (...
  • Page 34 Operating the answer machine Activating the answer machine The answer machine is deactivated. ¤ . . . Call your own telephone connection and allow it to ring until "Please enter PIN" is stated . . . Enter the system PIN within 10 seconds Checking the answer machine The answer machine is activated.
  • Page 35: Using The Network Mailbox

    Using the network mailbox Using the network mailbox The network mailbox is the answer machine in your provider's telephone network. More infor- mation is available from your provider. You cannot use the network mailbox unless you have requested it from your pro- vider.
  • Page 36 Using the network mailbox Playing back messages There are three ways to call the network mailbox. • Call the network mailbox via the Answer Machine menu: ¤ Menu Answer Machine Play Messages Network Mailbox • Access the network mailbox via the network mailbox list: ¤...
  • Page 37: Further Functions

    ECO DECT Further functions ECO DECT You are helping to protect the environment with your Gigaset. Reduced energy consumption Your telephone has a power-saving adapter plug and uses <0.5 W when in idle status and when the batteries are not being charged.
  • Page 38: Using The Handset As An Alarm Clock

    Using the handset as an alarm clock • When using Eco Mode+ you can ensure that the range of the base is sufficient by long pressing the talk key . You hear the dial tone if the base can be reached. •...
  • Page 39: Baby Monitor

    Baby monitor Baby monitor When the baby monitor is switched on, the stored (internal or external) destination number is called as soon as a defined noise level is exceeded in the vicinity of the handset. In baby monitor mode, incoming calls are only signalled on the display (without ringtone). The display backlight is reduced to 50%.
  • Page 40: One Touch Call

    One touch call One touch call You can set up your phone so that you can dial a specific number when you press any key on the keyboard. This allows children, who are unable to enter a number, to call a certain number, for example.
  • Page 41: Protection Against Unwanted Calls

    Protection against unwanted calls Protection against unwanted calls Black list When the black list function is activated, calls from black list numbers are only signalled in the display. The setting only applies to handsets for which the setting is configured. Editing the black list ¤...
  • Page 42: Using Multiple Handsets

    ( p. 2) for approx. 3 seconds. Registering other handsets You can register other Gigaset handsets and handsets for other devices with GAP functionality as follows. 1) On the handset ¤ Start to register the handset as described in its user guide.
  • Page 43: Listening In To An External Call

    Using multiple handsets Locating a handset ("Paging") You can locate your handset using the base. ¤ Briefly press the registration/paging key on the base ( p. 2). ¤ All handsets will ring at the same time ("paging"), even if the ringers are switched off. Ending paging Briefly press the registration/paging key on the base (...
  • Page 44: Adjusting The Telephone

    Handset settings Adjusting the telephone Handset settings You can change the settings on your handset to suit your individual requirements. Setting the date and time ¤ Menu Settings Date/Time ¤ to enter the day, month and year in 8-digit format, e.g.
  • Page 45: Auto Answer

    Handset settings Auto answer When this function is activated, when a call arrives you can simply lift the handset out of the base without having to press the talk key ¤ Menu Settings Telephony Auto Answer OK ( = on) Changing the call volume You can set the handsfree volume and the earpiece volume to five different levels (1–5;...
  • Page 46 Handset settings Activating/deactivating the ringer You can: • Permanently deactivate the ringer in idle status or when receiving a call • Deactivate the ringer for the current call only. The ringer cannot be re-activated while a call is in progress. ¤...
  • Page 47: Changing The Name Of The Handset

    Handset settings Activating/deactivating range warning tone ¤ Menu Settings Audio/Visual Signals Out of Range Signal OK ( = on) Changing the name of the handset The base automatically specifies a name for the handset. You can change this name. ¤ .
  • Page 48: Base Settings

    Base settings Base settings The base settings are made using a registered handset. Activating/deactivating music on hold ¤ Menu Settings Telephony Music on Hold OK ( = on) Activating repeater support You can increase the range and signal strength of the base using a repeater. You will need to acti- vate repeater mode.
  • Page 49: Resetting The Base To The Default Settings

    Base settings All handsets are de-registered and must be re-registered. All settings are reset to the default settings. Changing the call volume You can set the handsfree volume to five different levels (1–5; e.g., volume 3 = ¤ Menu Settings Audio/Visual Signals Base Audio Settings Speaker Volume...
  • Page 50: Operating The Base On The Pabx

    Operating the base on the PABX Operating the base on the PABX The following settings are only necessary if your PABX requires them; see the PABX user guide. Changing the dialling mode ¤ Menu Enter digit for the dialling mode: = tone dialling (DTMF);...
  • Page 51: Appendix

    Please have your proof of purchase ready when calling. Please note that if the Gigaset product is not sold by authorised dealers in the national territory the product may not be fully compatible with the national telephone network. It is clearly specified on the box near the CE mark for which country/countries the equipment has been developed.
  • Page 52 Service (Customer Care) The device turns itself off even though the battery is still 2/3 charged according to the display • The contacts/batteries are unclean or corroded Clean the contacts/batteries or replace the batteries p. 9) Call is interrupted or completely disconnected •...
  • Page 53 Service (Customer Care) You hear a tone during the call • The batteries are empty Charge the batteries ( p. 9) Forgotten system PIN • Reset the system PIN to 0000 ( p. 46) Error tone sounds after system PIN prompt •...
  • Page 54: Manufacturer's Advice

    This device is intended for analogue phone lines in the UK and on the Irish network. Country-specific requirements have been taken into consideration. Hereby, Gigaset Communications GmbH declares that the radio equipment type Gigaset E560A is in compli- ance with Directive 2014/53/EU.
  • Page 55: Contact With Liquid

    Manufacturer's advice Care Wipe the device with a damp cloth or an antistatic cloth. Do not use solvents or microfibre cloths. Never use a dry cloth; this can cause static. In rare cases, contact with chemical substances can cause changes to the device’s exterior. Due to the wide variety of chemical products available on the market, it was not possible to test all substances.
  • Page 56: Specifications

    Specifications Specifications Batteries Technology: Nickel-metal-hydride (NiMH) Size: AAA (Micro, HR03) Voltage: 1,2V Capacity: 750 mAh The device is supplied with two approved batteries. Handset operating times/charging times The operating time of the telephone depends on the capacity of the battery, its age and the way it is used.
  • Page 57 Specifications General specifications DECT standard Supported GAP standard Supported No. of channels 60 duplex channels Radio frequency range 1880–1900 MHz Duplex method Time multiplex, 10 ms frame length Pulse repetition rate 100 Hz Pulse transmission length 370 μs Channel grid 1728 kHz Bit rate 1152 kbit/s...
  • Page 58 Specifications Characters Standard characters 1x 2x 3x 4x 5x 6x 7x 8x 9x 10x 11x 12x 13x 14x 15x 1 £ $ ¥ ¤ a b c 2 ä á à â ã ç d e f 3 ë é è ê g h i ï...
  • Page 59: Index

    Index Index ....Call waiting, internal call Calling ..... . Access protection .
  • Page 60 Index ......... number (CLI/CLIP) Idle status (display) .
  • Page 61 Index ....Message Registering (handset) ....... copying number to the directory Remote operation .
  • Page 62 Index ......Unknown ......Unknown caller Viewing .
  • Page 64 Issued by Gigaset Communications GmbH Frankenstr. 2a, D-46395 Bocholt © Gigaset Communications GmbH 2016 Subject to availability. All rights reserved. Rights of modification reserved.