RCA TCH5401 User Manual

Dect 6.0 cordless handset with called id for use with model tc25423, tc25424, or tc25425 base units
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TC25423, TC25424, or
TC25425 base units.
Model TCH5401


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  • Page 1 TC25423, TC25424, or TC25425 base units. Model TCH5401...
  • Page 2: Important Information

    Important Information Equipment Approval Information Your telephone equipment is approved for connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network and is in compliance with parts 15 and 68, FCC Rules and Regulations and the Technical Requirements for Telephone Terminal Equipment published by ACTA. 1 Notification to the Local Telephone Company This equipment complies with Part 68 of the FCC rules and the requirements adopted by the ACTA.
  • Page 3: Interference Information

    Important Information service may be required. Where prior notice is not practicable and the circumstances warrant such action, the telephone company may temporarily discontinue service immediately. In case of such temporary discontinuance, the telephone company must: (1) promptly notify you of such temporary discontinuance;...
  • Page 4: Licensing

    Important Information Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) This telephone system meets FCC standards for Hearing Aid Compatibility. Licensing Licensed under US Patent 6,427,009. FCC RF Radiation Exposure Statement This equipment complies with FCC RF radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents ......2 ............16 MPORTANT NFORMATION EDIAL ........17 ....2 ONFERENCE QUIPMENT PPROVAL NFORMATION ........... OLUME DJUST ......3 NTERFERENCE NFORMATION ........PEAKERPHONE (HAC) ....3 EARING OMPATIBILITY ......................4 ICENSING ............. RANSFER FCC RF R ..4 ADIATION XPOSURE TATEMENT ............RIVACY ..........7 NTRODUCTION...
  • Page 7: Introduction

    Refer to the IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS provided with this product and save them for future reference. Congratulations on purchasing this RCA telephone. This system operates in the DECT 6.0 frequency range. This accessory handset will expand the phone systems for Models TC25423/TC25424/TC25425 to cordless when the RF module (packed with this cordless handset) is plugged into the back of the base unit.
  • Page 8: Before Your Begin

    Connections and Setup Before Your Begin Parts Checklist Make sure your package includes the items shown here. TCH5401RE1-B Cordless Cordless handset AC power handset charger adaptor Belt Cordless RF Handset clip module battery Digital Security System Your cordless phone uses a digital security system to protect against false ringing, unauthorized access, and charges to your phone line.
  • Page 9: B Attery

    CAUTION: To reduce the risk of fire or personal injury, use only the Telefield NA Inc. approved Nickel-metal Hydride (Ni-MH) battery model T-T104 (GP, 2.4V, 550mAh), that is compatible with this unit.
  • Page 10: Odule

    CAUTlON: To reduce risk of personaI injury, fire, or damage use only the T-8BXD (charger) power adaptor listed in the user’s guide. This power adaptor is intended to be correctly orientated in a vertical or floor mount position.
  • Page 11: Handset Layout

    Connections and Setup Handset Layout 3 Soft keys Exit DND/Privacy TC25424/25 Mute/Del Redial Int/Hold Menu/flash Handset Charge Cradle charge indicator...
  • Page 12: Telephone Setup

    Connections and Setup Telephone Setup This handset has several programmable functions. NOTE: Use the SELECT softkey to go into the sub-menu, and use the BACK softkey to go to the previous menu. Auto Answer 1. Press Menu button once, then press the VOL (  or ) buttons until PHONE SETTING is displayed.
  • Page 13: Registration

    Registration YOU MUST REGISTER THE HANDSET TO THE MAIN BASE BEFORE USE! During the registration process, keep the handset near the base. Only one cordless handset can be registered to one base. 1. After the battery is installed, "Press REG to initiate registration" shows in the display. 2.
  • Page 14: Clear All Memory

    Connections and Setup Clear All Memory 1. Press Menu button once, then press the VOL (  or ) buttons until PHONE SETTING is displayed. 2. Press SELECT softkey to select. 3. Use the VOL (  or ) buttons of the sub-menu until CLEAR ALL MEM is displayed. 4.
  • Page 15: Ring Volume

    Connections and Setup 5. Use the VOL (  or ) buttons to select the melody. A sample ringer melody is generated when you scroll to individual ringer melodies. The visual ring indicator will also flash for few seconds. 6. Press the SELECT softkey to save. Ring Volume 1.
  • Page 16: Basic Operation

    Basic Operation Basic Operation Visual Indicators CHARGE Indicator on the Cradle The CHARGE indicator is lit when the handset is charging. Ring Indicator on Handset The Visual Ring Indicator will flash when there is an incoming call or the base is paging the cordless handset.
  • Page 17: Conference Call

    Basic Operation 1. Press the Redial button. 2. Use the VOL (  or ) to scroll to the desired number. 3. Press the Talk button to access an available line or LINE softkey to select your preferred line; number is dialed automatically. Conference Call This feature allows you to have a 3-way conversation using any combination of 2 lines (or a line and an intercom call).
  • Page 18: Speakerphone Mode

    Basic Operation Speakerphone Mode 1. During a call, press the Spk button to change to speakerphone mode. 2. Press Talk again to change it back to handset mode. Hold 1. Press the Hold button to put a call on hold. 2.
  • Page 19: Battery Low

    Intercom Operation Battery Low If the handset battery is low, the unit will emit the alert tone and show BATTERY LOW in the display to remind you that the battery needs charging. If the battery voltage is very low, the handset will automatically shut down. Place handset in the charge cradle to recharge battery.
  • Page 20: Two -Way Intercomc

    Memory Two-Way Intercom Calls To make an intercom call, first press the Hold button to place the external call on hold. Then, press the Int/Hold button followed by the extension ID number. Three-Way Intercom Calls 1. Press Int/Hold button to hold the current line. 2.
  • Page 21: Storing A Redial Number

    Memory Press the 7 key 4 times for the letter S; press the 6 key once for the letter M; press the 4 key 3 times for the letter I; press the 8 key for the letter T; press the 4 key twice for the letter H. 3.
  • Page 22: Ialing Atored Umber

    Caller ID 1. press the Delete/Mute button, DELETE? is displayed. 2. press Delete/Mute again or YES softkey to Confirm. Dialing a Stored Number Make sure the phone is ON (in TALK mode). 1. Press the DIR/button. 2. Use the VOL (  or ) button to scroll to the desired telephone number. 3.
  • Page 23: Receiving And Storing

    Caller ID Receiving and Storing CID Records When you receive a call, Caller ID information is transmitted by the phone company to your telephone between the first and second ring. The Caller ID information appears on your phone’s display while the phone rings, giving you a chance to monitor the information and decide whether or not to answer.
  • Page 24: Ecords To Memory

    Caller ID Transferring CID Records to Memory You may transfer a Caller ID record to your phone’s memory. NOTE: It is important that you format CID records correctly before storing in memory. It is not possible to reformat CID records stored in memory. 1.
  • Page 25: Deleting The Current Caller Id Record

    Caller ID 3. If the number does not dial as shown, press the FORMAT softkey. Repeat if necessary, until the correct number of digits show in the display. 4. Press the Talk button. The number dials automatically. Deleting the Current Caller ID Record To delete only the record in the display: 1.
  • Page 26: Other Information

    Other Information CAUTION: To reduce the risk of fire or personal injury, use only the Telefield NA Inc. approved Nickel-metal Hydride (Ni-MH) battery model T-T104 (GP, 2.4V, 550mAh), that is compatible with this unit.
  • Page 27: Belt Clip Operation

    Other Information Belt Clip Operation Connecting the Belt Clip There are two slots, one on each side of the handset. • Attach the belt clip by inserting the sides of the belt clip into the slots. Snap the ends of the belt clip into place. Display Messages The following indicators show the status of a message or of the unit.
  • Page 28: Troubleshooting Guide

    Other Information Troubleshooting Guide Telephone Solutions No dial tone • Check and repeat installation steps: Ensure the base power cord is connected to a working outlet. Ensure the telephone line cord is connected to the base and the wall jack . •...
  • Page 29: Caller Id Solutions

    Other Information Unit locks up and no communication between the base and cordless handset • Unplug the AC power adaptor from the wall outlet and the back of the base, and remove the backup batteries from the bottom of base (if previously installed). Remove the handset battery.
  • Page 30: Causes Of Poor Reception

    Other Information 1-800-511-3180 Telefield NA Inc. could void the user’s authority to operate this product. For instructions 1-800-511-3180 Telefield NA Inc. Manager, Consumer Relations 4915 SW Griffith DR. #302 Beaverton, OR 97005...
  • Page 31: Warranty

    • Contact RCA Customer Care at (800) 511-3180. Our representatives will help you troubleshoot and diagnose the problem. As you may be asked to disconnect your RCA telephone from it's power source, you must call from another telephone. If the issue cannot be resolved by our...
  • Page 32: Accessory Information

    Warranty •Please register your product online at www.rca4business.com T-T601 T-8BXD T-T104 1-800-511-3180.
  • Page 33: Index

    Index Deleting All Caller ID Records Accessory Information Deleting the Current Caller ID Record Answering a Call Dialing a Caller ID Number Answering an Intercom Call Dialing a Stored Number Area Code Digital Security System Auto Answer Display Messages Basic Operation Battery Low Equipment Approval Information Battery Safety Precautions...
  • Page 34: Ssistance

    Index Reviewing Call Records Reviewing, Changing or Deleting Stored Key Tone Names/Numbers Ring Melody Ring Volume Language Licensing Limited Warranty Set Time Speakerphone Mode Storing a Name and Number in Memory Making a Call Storing a Redial Number Making an Intercom Call with Other Extensions Memory Telephone Setup...
  • Page 36 Model TCH5401 T0009013 (Rev.4 CAN E) 14-50...

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