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GE 21878 User Manual

Digital cordless telephone with pstn and skype support
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21878
Digital Cordless Telephone
With PSTN and Skype Support
User's Guide

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  • Page 1 21878 Digital Cordless Telephone With PSTN and Skype Support User’s Guide...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS PRECAUTIONS OF USE................................4 SAFETY ......................................4 BATTERY SAFETY PRECAUTIONS............................5 INSTALLATION..................................5 ................................5 ACKAGING ONTENTS ........................5 ONNECTING THE TATION AND OWER ..................................6 ETTING TARTED Minimum System Requirements: ................................6 Recommended System Requirements: ..............................6 FEATURES....................................13 MENU STRUCTURE (HANDSET) ............................14 HANDSET AND BASE LAYOUTS ............................16 HANDSET AND BASE LAYOUTS ............................17 LCD D ...................................18...
  • Page 3 ..................................29 EGISTRATION ..................................30 EGISTRATION ....................................30 ELECT ..............................30 EFAULT ANDSET ETTINGS BASE SETTINGS ..................................30 ....................................30 INGER ................................30 INGER ..................................30 RIORITY ....................................31 PIN....................................31 YSTEM ....................................31 LASH NET S .....................................31 TATUS ................................31 EFAULT ETTINGS FUNCTION ....................................31 ......................................31 ..................................32 ALKIE ALKIE TIMER ......................................32 ..................................32 ......................................32 LARM TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS ............................33...
  • Page 4: Precautions Of Use

    Precautions of Use The quality of communication depends on the location and environment of the base and the handset. The 21878 must be kept away from sources of excessive heat (radiators, direct sunlight, etc.) and protected against vibrations and dust. Never allow your telephone to come into contact with water or other liquids or with aerosols.
  • Page 5: Battery Safety Precautions

    Never dispose of batteries in a fire: the cell could explode. Check with local code for possible special disposal instruction. Installation Packaging Contents Model name: 21878 Packaging contents Solo pack Due pack Base stations Handsets...
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    CAUTION: Plug the adapter to the socket outlet that near the equipment and shall be easily accessible. Use only the Thomson Telecom power supply that came with this unit. Using other power supplies may damage the unit. Getting Started Install and Charge the Battery Pack Insert two pieces AAA batteries in the compartment, ensuring correct polarity and close the compartment.
  • Page 7 Second, the following display will be shown, and click [Next] to continue or [Cancel] to terminate the procedure.
  • Page 8 Third, there are two options. Choose “I accept the terms of the license agreement” and click [Next] to continue. Fourth, the folder where setup will install files can be changed, and the default directory is “C:\Program Files\SKYLINK\SKYLINK 2-in-1 Phone Utility”. Press [Change…] to change the directory. Then click [Next] to continue.
  • Page 9 Fifth, the following display will appear. Click [Install] to continue. Sixth, click [Finish] to exit the wizard. If Skype program is not installed in the computer, it will prompt you to install it. click [Yes], it will link to Skype website automatically, you can download Skype software. Click [No] to abort.
  • Page 10 Uninstall the Software If you choose to uninstall the software from the PC, the language should be chosen first. Then click [Next] to continue. There will be a message box to give prompt. Click [Yes] to continue, or [No] to cancel. After uninstalling the program, click [Finish] to exit the wizard.
  • Page 11 Operation Guide If you see this, it indicates that all the things are ready. Software Information is here. You can see information about the SKYLINK(TM) 2-In-1 Phone Monitor. The most powerful part is this page.
  • Page 12 If you want to register handset to base, just click “Start” Button in “Registration”, then you can do what you want to do. If you want de-register one handset, just select the handset number you want from the drop down list, and then click “Start” Button in “De-Registration”.
  • Page 13: Features

    Features We are very pleased that you have purchased this highly sophisticated, cordless telephone which is equipped with the following features: Digital cordless telephone complying to DECT standards Call free of charge worldwide via Skype 2-in-1 cordless telephone-Internet telephone and standard telephone in one. Operation instruction in 4 languages Teleconference Call transfer/forwarding...
  • Page 14: Menu Structure (Handset)

    Menu Structure (Handset) 1-phone Book 1-Search 2-Add Name Number (1-3) Set Group 3-Group 1-VIP View Edit Name 2-Business View Edit Name 3-Family View Edit Name 4-Friends View Edit Name 5-School View Edit Name 6-Others View Edit Name 4-Speed Dial Key 1-9 5-Check Used x Total 100...
  • Page 15 Others Ringer 1-10 Page Ringer 1-10 3-Ringer Volume Line Level 1-5 Level 1-5 Intercom Level 1-5 Level 1-5 Business Level 1-5 Family Level 1-5 Friends Level 1-5 School Level 1-5 Others Level 1-5 Page Level 1-5 Ringer On/Off Line On/Off IP On/Off Intercom On/Off 4-Prefix...
  • Page 16 6-Function 1-Games 1-Snake Play Set speed Highest Score Help 2-Guess Number Start Game Level Highest Score Help 2-Walkie Talkie Enable Input Group ID Disable...
  • Page 17: Handset And Base Layouts

    Handset and Base Layouts Usage symbol Name Left soft It is used to view the menu and confirm the settings. It is also used to mute or un-mute the microphone when talking or ring during incoming call. When playing games, it is used as (SKL) pause/play key Right soft...
  • Page 18: Lcd Display

    Page key Charge LED In-use / CID LED: Steady Flash: OFF-hook / Unread miss call; LCD Display LCD Icon Description Icon Icon Name Description Small Icon Signal icon Indicate that the handset is used within the operational range. Key lock icon Indicate that the keypad is locked.
  • Page 19: Using The Handset Telephone

    Message waiting Indicate that there is message waiting. icon Skype Icon Online icon Indicate that the user is online. Offline icon Indicate that the user is offline. Away icon Indicate that the user is away. disturb Indicate that the user is busy. icon Not Available icon Indicate that the user is in not available status.
  • Page 20: Post-Dialing

    Making Internal Calls If more than one handset is registered on the base station, internal calls can be made free of charge. Press [INT] key. Press key to select the required handset (1..6). Press key , to carry out the conversation. Press key to end the call.
  • Page 21: Make An Ip Call During An Ongoing Call

    Press key to carry out the conversation. press key to end the call. Make an IP call during an Ongoing Call During an ongoing call you can always start a new call. When you have an ongoing ordinary telephone call: Press to make the PSTN call on hold.
  • Page 22: Local 3-Way Conference Call

    Press key to redial the desired record. If IP Dialed is selected, key is available too. Press key to end the call. Dialing from the Phone Book Press [SKR] button, the first entry in the phone book appears.(Or “No Records” if no entry) you can access Phone Book through user menu.
  • Page 23: Incoming Ordinary Telephone Call During A Pstn Call

    After making a line call and a IP call with one handset, you can make conference call with the two lines . Press [INT] key to enter conference call. Press key to disconnect from the conference call. Call Waiting During an ongoing call you can always start a new call by pressing corresponding button. Incoming ordinary telephone call during a PSTN call Press R key to hold the ongoing call and connect to the incoming ordinary telephone call.
  • Page 24: Browse, Delete, Save

    Key tone: Acoustic signal when a key pressed. Can be switched off (refer to Handset Settings). Low battery charge: If the low battery condition is detected, the handset will beep every 30 seconds and the empty battery icon will display on LCD. Out of range: When a handset is too far away from the base, “Out of Range”...
  • Page 25: Delete

    2. CCITT: International Telephone and Telegraph Consultative Committee. Delete Press key to select [Delete] through the submenu [Call Log]. Press [SKL] button. Press key to select one type of calls or all calls. Press [SKL] button to delete the desired records or press [SKR] button to back up. Note: When viewing the records, press key the highlight record will be recalled immediately.
  • Page 26: Group In Phone Book

    [SKL] button to save the number. The following procedure is as same as above. User can also save number into phone book through call log (refer to chapter “Call Log Operation”). Group in Phone book Press key to choose the selection [Group] through the submenu [Phone Book]. Press [SKL] button.
  • Page 27: Handset Settings

    Handset Settings Ringer Type Press key to select [Handset Settings] through the main menu. Press [SKL] button to access the [Handset Settings]. Press key to choose the selection [Ringer Type]. Press [SKL] button. Press key to choose the desired selection Press [SKL] button.
  • Page 28: Call Barring

    Call Barring Press key to choose the selection [Call Barring] through the submenu [Handset Settings]. Press [SKL] button. Enter the PIN (default setting = 0000). Press [SKL] button. Press key to choose the selection [Off], [Line Call], [Prefix Call] or [All]. Press [SKL] button to confirm the setting.
  • Page 29: Handset Name

    Press [SKL] button. Press key to select [Off] or [On]. Press [SKL] button to confirm the selection. Handset Name Press key to choose the selection [Handset Name] through the submenu [Handset Settings]. Press [SKL] button. Enter the handset name. Press [SKL] button to confirm the input. Note: Key assignment Overview [1] [-?!,.&=:#"$] [7] [p q r s] [P Q R S]...
  • Page 30: De-Registration

    Enter the System PIN (default setting = 0000). Press [SKL] button to register the handset. Press and hold the page key on the base station for 2 seconds. De-Registration Press key to choose the selection [De-Registration] through the submenu [Base Settings]. Press [SKL] button.
  • Page 31: Dial Mode

    Dial Mode Press key to choose the selection [Dial Mode] through the submenu [Base Settings]. Press [SKL] button. Press key to select [Tone] or [Pulse]. Press [SKL] button to confirm the selection. System PIN Press key to choose the selection [System PIN] through the submenu [Base Settings]. Press [SKL] button.
  • Page 32: Walkie Talkie

    Guess Number Press key to choose the selection [Game] through the submenu [Function] Press [SKL] button to confirm. Press key to choose the selection [Guess Number] Press [SKL] button to confirm. Enter [Start Game] to start the game; Enter [Level] to choose difficulty levels, use key to choose from [High], [Medium], [Low] levels and press [SKL] to confirm, [SKR] to cancel setting;...
  • Page 33: Technical Specifications

    Press [SKL] button. Press key to select [Alarm]. Press [SKL] button. Press key to choose the selection [On/Off], [Ringer Type] or [Ringer Volume]. Press [SKL] button to confirm the relevant settings. If choose [On/Off] there are four options: Off, Once, Everyday, and Weekday. If set off, simply press [SKL] button to confirm.
  • Page 34 No radio connection to the base The handset is outside the base station Register the handset (see Registering station: blinking! range. Handset). The handset is not registered. Unplug and then plug the power adapter to the power outlet (220-230V AC / 50 Hz) The base station does not work.
  • Page 35: Environment

    Environment Used equipment and used handset batteries must be disposed of in compliance with current environmental protection regulations. You should return them to your reseller or dispose of them at an approved recycling centre. Do not attempt to open the batteries, as they contain chemical substance. In the event of leakage, avoid contact with the skin, eyes and mouth. In the event of contact, rinse the affected part for several minutes in running water.
  • Page 36 Thomson Telecom 46, Quai Alphonse Le Gallo, 92648 Boulogne Cedex France is a trademark of General Electric company used under license to Thomson Inc. Indianapolis, IN 46290. Model: CE21878GEX-A 00014098 (Rev. 0 E) 06-20 Printed in China...