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Siemens Gigaset C385 Instruction Manual

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Gigaset Communications GmbH
Schlavenhorst 66, D-46395 Bocholt
Gigaset Communications GmbH is a licensee of the Siemens trademark
© Gigaset Communications GmbH 2009
All rights reserved. Subject to availability.
Rights of modification reserved.



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  • Page 1 C385 Issued by Gigaset Communications GmbH Schlavenhorst 66, D-46395 Bocholt Gigaset Communications GmbH is a licensee of the Siemens trademark © Gigaset Communications GmbH 2009 All rights reserved. Subject to availability. Rights of modification reserved.
  • Page 2: The Handset At A Glance

    The handset at a glance The handset at a glance 1 Display in idle status (example) 2 Charge status of the batteries ¢ page 13) ¢ 3 Display keys ( page 20) ¢ 4 Message key ( page 30) Access to calls and message lists; Flashes: new message or new call 5 End Call key, On/Off key End call, cancel function, go back one menu...
  • Page 3: The Base Station At A Glance

    The base station at a glance The base station at a glance During message playback: 3 Play/Stop key: Play back new messages from answering You can use the keys on the base station to machine or cancel the playback register handsets to the base station, (press briefly).
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents The handset at a glance ........1 The base station at a glance .
  • Page 5 Contents Operating the answering machine of the C385 base station ........32 Operation using the handset .
  • Page 6 Contents Appendix ..........46 Care .
  • Page 7: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions Safety precautions Warning Read the safety precautions and the user guide before use. Explain them and the potential hazards associated with using the telephone to your children. Only use the power adapter supplied, as indicated on the underside of the base station or charging cradle.
  • Page 8: First Steps

    First steps First steps Check the package contents C385-1 One C385-1 base station One power adapter for the base station One handset One phone cord Two batteries One battery cover One belt clip One user guide...
  • Page 9 First steps C385-2 One C385-2 base station One power adapter for the base station One charging cradle One power adapter for charging cradle Two handsets One phone cord Four batteries Two battery covers Two belt clips One user guide...
  • Page 10 First steps C385-3 One C385-3 base station One power adapter for the base station Two charging cradles Two power adapters for charging cradles Three handsets One phone cord Six batteries Three battery covers Three belt clips One user guide...
  • Page 11: Setting Up The Base Station And Charging Cradle (If Included)

    First steps Setting up the base station and charging cradle (if included) The base station and charging cradle are designed for use in dry rooms in a temperature range of +41°F to +113°F. ¤ Set up the base station and charging cradles at a central location in your building, on a flat, nonslip surface.
  • Page 12: Connecting The Charging Cradle (If Included)

    First steps Please note: The power adapter must always be connected, as the phone will not oper- ate without a power connection. Only use the power adapter and phone cord supplied. Pin connections on ¢ telephone cables can vary (pin connections page 47).
  • Page 13: Setting Up The Handset For Use

    First steps Setting up the handset for use Carry out the following steps for each handset. The display is protected by a plastic film. Please remove the protective film! Inserting the batteries and closing the battery cover Warning Use only rechargeable nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) UL-approved AAA bat- teries.
  • Page 14 First steps Attaching the belt clip The handset has notches on each side to accommodate the belt clip. ¤ Press the belt clip onto the back of the handset so that the notches on the belt clip click into position. Placing the handset into the base station and registering Before you can use the phone, you must first register the handset to the base station.
  • Page 15 First steps Please note Each key press interrupts the automatic registration. If automatic registration does not work, you must register the handset ¢ manually ( page 38). To charge the batteries, leave the handset in the charging cradle.Only place the handset in the base station or charging cradle that is intended for it.
  • Page 16 First steps Setting the date and time Set the date and time so that the correct date and time can be assigned to incoming calls, and so that the alarm can be used. Þ Menu ¤ Press the key below on the §Menu§...
  • Page 17 First steps ¤ The active line is marked [...]. Enter Date: Enter month, day and year as an [10.01.2008] 8-digit number using the handset (e.g. QQ 2QQN Ç for 10/1/08). If you want to correct an entry, press the top or bottom of the Control key to toggle between fields.
  • Page 18: Area Codes

    First steps Area codes ¢ To return calls using the incoming caller ID list ( page 30), your phone's area code ("local area code") must be stored. If your phone is in a "multiple area code" area, the extra codes for this area must also be stored. Local Area Code ¢...
  • Page 19: Connecting The Headset

    First steps Connecting the headset You can connect various headset types (with 2.5-mm jack connector), including HAMA Plantronics M40, MX100, and MX150. A compatibility list of tested headsets can be found on the Internet at: Warning Do not charge the handset in the charging cradle or base station while the headset is connected.
  • Page 20: What Would You Like To Do Next

    First steps What would you like to do next? Now that you have successfully started your C385, you will probably want to adapt it to your personal requirements. Use the following guide to quickly locate the most important topics. If you are unfamiliar with menu-driven devices, such as other Gigaset tele- ¢...
  • Page 21: Using The Phone

    Using the phone Using the phone 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 the top of the Control key." The Control key has a number of different functions: When the handset is in idle status Open the directory Display the menu for setting the handset's call volume...
  • Page 22: Keys On The Keypad

    Using the phone 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 23: Activating/Deactivating The Handset

    Using the phone Activating/deactivating the handset With the phone in idle status, press and hold the End Call key (con- firmation tone) to switch off the handset. Press and hold the End Call key again (confirmation tone) to switch the handset on. Activating/deactivating the keypad lock The keypad lock prevents any inadvertent use of the phone.
  • Page 24: Illustration Of Operating Steps In The User Guide

    Using the phone Illustration of operating steps in the user guide The operating steps are shown in abbreviated form. Example: The illustration: ¢ ¢ ¢ Settings Handset Auto Answer §Menu§ means: Þ Menu ¤ Press the display key §Menu§ open the main menu. ¤...
  • Page 25: Menu Tree

    Menu tree Menu tree Instead of scrolling to locate a menu function, you can select a function more quickly by opening the menu and keying in a digit combination (or shortcut). M 2 2 for "Set ringer melody volume." Example: §Menu§...
  • Page 26 Menu tree Settings ¢ 7-1 Date/Time page 15 ¢ 7-1-1 Set date/time page 15 ¢ 7-1-2 Time format page 16 ¢ 7-2 Audio Settings 7-2-1 Call Volume page 41 ¢ 7-2-2 Ringer Volume page 41 ¢ 7-2-3 Ringer Melody page 41 ¢...
  • Page 27: Making Calls

    Making calls Making calls If the handset is in the charging cradle and function is activated Auto Answer ¢ page 41), the handset automatically answers the call when you remove it from Making an external call the charging cradle. To deactivate the ringer melody, press the External calls are calls using the public tel- display key and select Silent.
  • Page 28: Handsfree Talking

    Making calls ¤ Press and hold the Speaker key d Display with CID while placing the handset in the base station. If the Speaker key d does not If you have CID, then the name that is reg- istered with your network provider for the light up, press the key again.
  • Page 29: Using The Directory And Lists

    Using the directory and lists Using the directory and lists Storing a number in the directory ¢ ¢ New Entry §Menu§ The options are: Enter the number and Directory press §OK§ Last number redial list Enter the name and press §OK§...
  • Page 30 Using the directory and lists Using other functions Sending the directory to another handset Press the display key. §Menu§ The following functions can be selected with q: Preconditions: The sending and receiving handsets New Entry must both be registered to the same Save new phone number.
  • Page 31: Last Number Redial List

    Using the directory and lists Last number redial list pressed). The message You have new mes- appears in the display in idle status. sages The last number redial list contains the ten numbers last dialed with the handset Please note (max.
  • Page 32: Making Cost-Effective Calls

    Making cost-effective calls Setting the call history type You can add the caller's number to the ¢ ¢ ¢ ¢ directory ( page 29). Settings Base Calls List §Menu§ ¢ Call date and time (if set, page 40). Missed Calls All Calls ‰...
  • Page 33: Operating The Answering Machine Of The C385 Base Station

    Operating the answering machine of the C385 base station Operating the answering Recording your own announcement ¢ ¢ Voice Mail Announcements machine of the §Menu§ ¢ Record Announcement C385 base station Press the display key to start §OK§ the recording. You will hear the ready tone (short tone).
  • Page 34 Operating the answering machine of the C385 base station Playing back messages Reading CID information of a message During playback or pause: The date and time of each message is ¢ Show Name logged (if this has been set; see §Menu§...
  • Page 35: Activating/Deactivating Call Screening

    Operating the answering machine of the C385 base station ¢ ¢ Activating/deactivating call Voice Mail Ring Delay §Menu§ Select an option Immediately screening 10 sec 18 sec 30 sec Auto press (‰ = on). §OK§ While a message is recording, you can Press and hold (idle status).
  • Page 36: Operating When On The Move (Remote Operation)

    Operating the answering machine of the C385 base station Operating when on the move Activating the answering machine ¤ (remote operation) Call the location where the answering machine is installed until you hear: "Please enter PIN." You can check and activate your answer- ing machine from any other telephone Enter system PIN.
  • Page 37: Using The Network Mailbox

    Using the network mailbox Using the network mailbox Viewing the network mailbox report The network mailbox is your network pro- vider's answering machine within the net- When a message is recorded, you receive work. You cannot use the network mail- a call from the network mailbox.
  • Page 38: Eco Dect

    ECO DECT ECO DECT Setting the alarm clock You are helping to protect the environ- Precondition: The date and time have ¢ ment with your C385. already been set ( page 15). Reduced energy consumption Activating/deactivating the alarm clock Your telephone has an energy-saving ¢...
  • Page 39: Using Multiple Handsets

    Using multiple handsets Using multiple handsets Registering other handsets You can register other Gigaset handsets and handsets for other devices with GAP Registering handsets functionality as follows: On the handset You can register up to four handsets to ¤ Start to register the handset as your base station.
  • Page 40: Making Internal Calls

    Using multiple handsets Making internal calls Answering a waiting call If you receive an external call during an Internal calls to other handsets registered internal call, you will hear the call waiting with the same base station are free. tone (short tone). The caller's number or name will appear in the display if caller ID Calling other handsets is enabled.
  • Page 41: Handset Settings

    Handset settings Handset settings Changing the display language You can view the display texts in different Your handset is preconfigured, but you languages. can change the settings to suit your indi- ¢ ¢ ¢ Settings Handset Language §Menu§ vidual requirements. The current language is indicated by ‰.
  • Page 42: Activating/Deactivating Auto Answer

    Handset settings Activating/deactivating auto Changing ringer melodies answer Volume: Five volume levels (1–5; e.g. volume 3 ˆ When this function is activated, when a ) and "crescendo" ring (6; vol- call arrives, you can simply lift the handset ume increases with each ringer melody ‡...
  • Page 43: Advisory Tones

    Base station settings Activating/deactivating the ringer Activating/deactivating advisory tones ¢ ¢ melody Settings Audio Settings §Menu§ ¢ Advisory Tones You can turn off the ringer melody on your Select and press (‰ = on). handset before you answer a call or while §OK§...
  • Page 44: Changing Ringer Melodies

    Base station settings Restoring the base station to the Changing the system PIN factory settings You can change the base station's 4-digit default system PIN (0000) to a 4-digit PIN known only to you. When restoring factory settings: ¢ ¢ ¢...
  • Page 45: Connecting The Phone To A Pabx

    Connecting the phone to a PABX Connecting the phone to Setting pauses a PABX Changing the pause after line seizure The following settings are only necessary You can change the pause length that is when your PABX requires them; see the inserted between pressing the Talk key c and sending the number.
  • Page 46: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Forgotten the system PIN. ¥ Reset the system PIN to 0000 ¢ page 43). If you have any questions about the use of your telephone, you can contact us at any The other party cannot hear you. time at You have pressed the §Mute§...
  • Page 47: Appendix

    Appendix Appendix Yuasa Phone 800 mAh Yuasa AAA 800 Peacebay 600 mAh Care The handset is supplied with nickel-metal hydride UL-approved AAA batteries. Wipe the base station, charging cradle, Handset operating times/charging and handset with a damp cloth (do not times use solvent) or an antistatic cloth.
  • Page 48: Writing And Editing Text

    Appendix General specifications Entering characters Press the relevant key several times to DECT 6.0 Supported enter letters/characters. GAP standard Supported Standard characters No. of channels 60 duplex channels 1x 2x 3x 4x 5x 6x 7x 8x 9x 10x 11x 12x 13x 14x Radio frequency 1920–1930 MHz 1 €...
  • Page 49: Industry Canada Certification

    Appendix Industry Canada Certification This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est con- Operation is subject to the following two condi- forme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada. tions (1) this device may not cause interfer- ence, and (2) this device must accept any inter- ference, including interference that may cause Safety precautions...
  • Page 50 Appendix BATTERY SAFETY PRECAUTIONS 12. Unplug the product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel To reduce the risk of fire, injury or electric under the following conditions: shock, and to properly dispose of batteries, a.) When the power cord is damaged or frayed. please read and understand the following b.) If liquid has been spilled into the product.
  • Page 51: Service (Customer Care)

    Appendix Service (Customer Care) Customer Care Warranty for Cordless Products To obtain Customer Care Warranty service, product operation information, or for problem resolution, call: Toll Free: 1-866-247-8758 End-user limited warranty 3. THIS LIMITED WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER AND IS VOID WITH RESPECT This product is covered by a one year limited TO THE FOLLOWING: warranty.
  • Page 52 Appendix 4. WARRANTY CLAIM PROCEDURE – Products which have had warranty stickers, electronic serial number and/or serial All warranty claims must be made by notifying number label removed, altered, rendered Gigaset NAM prior to the expiration of the war- illegible or fraudulently applied to other ranty period.
  • Page 54 1-866-247-8758. Issued by Gigaset Communications GmbH Schlavenhorst 66, D-46395 Bocholt Gigaset Communications GmbH is a licensee of the Siemens trademark. © Gigaset Communications GmbH 2009 All rights reserved. Subject to availability. Rights of modifications reserved. Product attributes subject to change.
  • Page 55: Accessories

    Accessories Accessories Gigaset Handsets ADD MORE GIGASET HANDSETS TO YOUR CORDLESS TELEPHONE SYSTEM. C38H Handset Illuminated graphical color display (65,000 colors) Illuminated keypad Handsfree talking Polyphonic ringer melodies Directory for around 150 entries Headset socket...
  • Page 56: Mounting The Base Station On The Wall

    Mounting the base station on the wall Mounting the base station on the wall C385: 46 mm approx. 2.5 mm Mounting the charging cradle on the wall 21 mm approx. 2.5 mm...
  • Page 57: Index

    Index Index Call accepting ....ending ..... Access protection external .
  • Page 58 Index Deleting announcement Fast access (answering machine) ..answering machine ... . characters mailbox .
  • Page 59 Index Internal call Message waiting copying number to the .
  • Page 60 Index Range Viewing the network mailbox report ......Recall Volume ......time earpiece volume .