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Siemens Gigaset E450 User Manual

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Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices GmbH & Co. KG
Schlavenhorst 66
D-46395 Bocholt
Gigaset E450
© Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices GmbH & Co. KG 2006
All rights reserved. Subject to availability.
Rights of modification reserved.



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  • Page 1 Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices GmbH & Co. KG Schlavenhorst 66 D-46395 Bocholt Gigaset E450 © Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices GmbH & Co. KG 2006 2007 All rights reserved. Subject to availability. Rights of modification reserved.
  • Page 2: Brief Overview

    Brief overview Ð INT 1 10.18.06 9:45am Menu 1 Display in idle status 2 Charge status of the battery pack = e V U e V U 3 Display keys (page 11) 4 Message key Access to calls and message lists; Flashes: new message 5 End call key, On/Off key End call, cancel function, go back one menu...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Brief overview ....1 Safety precautions ... 4 Gigaset E450 – more than just a telephone ..5 First Steps .
  • Page 4 Contents Notes on the operating instructions ..38 Symbols used ....38 Example: menu input ... . . 38 Example: multiple line input .
  • Page 5: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions Safety precautions Only use the power supply unit supplied as indicated on the underside of the device. Fit only the approved rechargeable battery pack! Never use a conventional (non-rechargeable) battery pack as this could damage your health and cause injury.
  • Page 6: Gigaset E450 - More Than Just A Telephone

    +41°F to +113°F. Set up the base station at a central point in the apartment or house away from any Gigaset E450 – more than just a telephone appliance that may cause electrical inter- ference to the phone.
  • Page 7: Setting Up The Handset For Use

    Fitting the battery pack Caution: Use only the rechargeable battery pack recom- mended by Siemens (page 31). Never use a conventional (non-rechargeable) battery pack, as this may cause significant damage to health and property. For example, the outer casing of the battery pack could be destroyed or the bat- tery pack could explode.
  • Page 8 Opening the battery cover Position both thumbs on the lock ring and simultaneously turn the lock ring or belt clip anticlockwise and remove. ¤ Insert a coin into the cavity at the top of the battery cover and twist it until the cover opens.
  • Page 9: Area Codes

    First Steps Please remember: Always repeat the charging and dis- charging procedure if you remove the battery pack from the handset and insert it again. The battery pack may feel warm as it is charging. This is normal. ¤ Set the date and the time, for example to ensure the correct time of incoming calls is recorded.
  • Page 10: Making Calls

    Making calls Making an external call External calls are calls using the public tel- ephone network. Enter the number and press the talk key. Press the talk key c and then enter the number. To cancel the dialing operation, press the end call key a.
  • Page 11: Handsfree Operation

    Operating the handset Handsfree operation You can activate the speakerphone at any time to provide handsfree operation dur- ing a call. Activating/deactivating handsfree Activating while dialing ~ d Enter the number and press the handsfree key. ¤ You should inform your caller before you use the handsfree function so that they know someone else is listening.
  • Page 12: Display Keys

    In lists and submenus t / s Scroll up/down line by line. Open submenu or confirm selection. Go back one menu level, or cancel. During an external call Open the directory. Initiate an internal consulta- tion call. Adjust loudspeaker volume for earpiece and handsfree mode.
  • Page 13: Correcting Incorrect Entries

    Operating the handset Correcting incorrect entries You can correct incorrect characters in the text by navigating to the incorrect entry using the control key. You can then: press to delete the character to the left of the cursor, insert characters to the left of the cur- sor, overwrite the (flashing) character when entering the time and date etc.
  • Page 14: Using The Directory And Lists

    Using the directory and lists The options are: Directory, Last number redial list, Calls list. You can store a maximum of 150 entries in the directory (the actual number depends on the size of the individual entries). You create the directory for your own indi- vidual handset.
  • Page 15 Using the directory and lists (directory only) VIP Entry Mark a directory entry as VIP (Very Important Person) and assign it a particular ringtone. You can then identify VIP calls by their ringtones. Requirement: Caller ID (page 9). Copy Entry Send a single entry to a handset (page 14).
  • Page 16: Last Number Redial List

    Time: Enter the hour/minute for the reminder call in 4-digit format. Prompt: Select the type of signal for the reminder and press §OK§ ¤ Save changes (page 39). Note: Reminder calls require a time stamp. If you select a visual signal, then a time stamp is not required and is automatically set to 12.00am.
  • Page 17: Opening Lists With The Message Key

    Using the directory and lists Opening lists with the message key The message key will flash if a caller left a voice mail message. You can use the mes- sage key f to open the following lists: Network mailbox If your network provider supports this function and the network mailbox is configured for fast access (page 17).
  • Page 18: Using The Network Mailbox

    Using the network mailbox The network mailbox is your network pro- vider's answering machine within the net- work. You cannot use the network mail- box unless you have requested it from your network provider. Configuring the network mailbox for fast access With fast access, you can dial the network mailbox directly.
  • Page 19: Using Several Handsets

    A Gigaset E45 handset can be registered on up to four base stations. Automatic registration Gigaset E45 to Gigaset E450 Important: The handset must not yet be registered to any base station. Registering the handset to the Gigaset E450 base station occurs automatically.
  • Page 20: Locating A Handset ("Paging")

    De-registering handsets You can de-register any registered handset from any registered Gigaset E45 handset. Open list of internal users. The handset you are currently using is indicated by <. Select the internal user you wish to de-register. Open menu. §Options§ De-reg.
  • Page 21: Linking Internal Callers To An External Call

    Using several handsets Then, if the internal participant does not answer or is busy, the call will automati- cally return to you (the display will show Recall). Internal consultation calls When you are speaking to an external participant you can simultaneously call an internal participant for consultation.
  • Page 22: Changing The Name Of A Handset

    Changing the name of a handset The names "INT 1", "INT 2" etc. are assigned automatically at registration. You can change these names. The name must be no more than 10 characters. The changed name is displayed in every hand- set's list.
  • Page 23 Using several handsets Activating the room monitor and entering the number to be called ¢ ¢ í Room Monitor ¤ Change multiple line input: Room M.: Select to activate. Call to: Press the display key §Edit§ tination number. External number: select number from the directory or enter directly.
  • Page 24: Handset Settings

    Handset settings Your handset is preconfigured, but you can change these settings to suit your individual requirements. Changing the display language You can view the display texts in different languages. ¢ ¢ ¢ Ð Handset Language The current language is indicated by Select a language and press §OK§...
  • Page 25: Setting Lighting

    Handset settings Setting lighting Depending on whether or not the handset is in the charging cradle you can set differ- ent levels of lighting. If the charging cra- dle is switched on, the display is perma- nently dimmed. ¢ ¢ ¢...
  • Page 26: Advisory Tones

    Settings for individual functions Set the volume and melody depending on the type of signaling required. ¢ ¢ ¢ Ð Audio Settings Ringer Settings Set, for example select Ext. Calls and press ¤ Change multiple line input: Set volume (1–6). Scroll to the next line.
  • Page 27: Setting The Alarm Clock

    Handset settings Battery: Select On, Call. The battery warning tone is activated/deactivated or only sounds during a call. ¤ Save changes (page 39). You cannot deactivate the confirmation tone for placing the handset in the base station. Setting the alarm clock Requirement: The date and time have already been set (page 8).
  • Page 28: Base Station Settings

    (default setting: 0000) to a 4-digit PIN known only to yourself. Caution: Memorize the new system PIN well! If you for- get it, the phone will require specialist atten- tion. If this happens, contact the Siemens Hotline (page 35). ¢ ¢ ¢...
  • Page 29: Shortcuts

    Shortcuts Shortcuts Instead of scrolling to locate a menu function, you can select a menu function more quickly by opening the menu and keying in the digit combination ("shortcut"). Example: v 5 2 11 for "Set ringtone for external calls". With the telephone in idle status, press v (open main menu): ì...
  • Page 30: Connecting The Base Station

    Connecting the base station to the PABX The following settings are only needed when your PABX requires them. Please refer to the user guide for your PABX. Dialing modes and flash time The current setting is indicated by Changing the dialing mode The following dialing modes can be selected: Tone dialing (DTMF),...
  • Page 31: Appendix

    Questions and answers If you have any queries about the use of your telephone, you can contact us at any time at The table below (page 30) contains a list of common problems and possible solu- tions. Troubleshooting The display is blank.
  • Page 32: Specifications

    ¥ Correct phone jack assignment 1 unused 2 unused 5 unused 6 unused The other party cannot hear you. You have pressed the (INT) key. The hand- set is "muted". ¥ Switch on the microphone again (page 10). The incoming call number is not displayed although CIP is set.
  • Page 33: Fcc / Acta Information

    If trouble is experienced with this equipment, for repair or warranty information, please con- tact Siemens Customer Care, Tel. 1-866 247 8758. If the equipment is causing harm to the telephone network, the telephone company may request that you disconnect the equip- ment until the problem is resolved.
  • Page 34: Industry Canada Certification

    3. Connect the base station into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. 4. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio TV technician for help. Notice for Direct Inward Dialing ("DID") ALLOWING THIS EQUIPMENT TO BE OPERATED IN SUCH A MANNER AS TO NOT PROVIDE FOR PROPER ANSWER SUPERVISION AS A VIOLATION OF PART 68 OF THE FCC‘S RULES.
  • Page 35 Appendix use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use damp cloth for cleaning. 4. Do not use this product near water, for exam- ple, near a bathtub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub, in a wet basement or near a swim- ming pool.
  • Page 36: Service (Customer Care)

    Toll Free: 1-866 247 8758 – Products which have been repaired, main- tained or modified (including the antenna) by anyone other than Siemens or a Siemens- approved repair facility, or that have been improperly installed. – Cost of installation, removal or reinstalla- tion.
  • Page 37 WARRANTY. 4. WARRANTY CLAIM PROCEDURE All warranty claims must be made by notifying Siemens prior to the expiration of the Warranty Period. Siemens' obligation to provide war- ranty support shall not extend past the end of the Warranty Period, except that any product...
  • Page 38 (applies only in the U.S. and Canada). In no event shall Siemens' lia- bility exceed the cost of repairing or replacing defective Products as provided herein, and any such liabilities will terminate upon expiration of the warranty period.
  • Page 39: Notes On The Operating Instructions

    Notes on the operating instructions Notes on the operating instructions This section explains the meaning of cer- tain symbols and typographical conven- tions that are used in this user guide. Symbols used Copy Entry Copy List (example) Select one of the two menu functions specified.
  • Page 40: Example: Multiple Line Input

    Example: multiple line input There are many situations in which you can change the settings of a display or enter data in several lines. In this user guide symbols are used to guide you step by step through multiple line input. This is illustrated below using the example of "Setting the date and time".
  • Page 41 Notes on the operating instructions Entering special characters You can call up the table of special charac- ters using the * key. Select the required character and insert it with §Insert§ Order of directory entries Directory entries are usually sorted in alphabetical order.
  • Page 42: Accessories

    Headset socket Room monitor All accessories and batteries are available from the Siemens customer care website: Only use original accessories. This will avoid possible health risks and damage, and also ensure that all relevant regulations are complied with.
  • Page 43: Index

    Index Index Access protection ....Accessories ....Acknowledge tones .
  • Page 44 De-registering (handset) ..Destination number (room monitor) ....Dialing directory ....with quick dial .
  • Page 45 Index Hearing aids ....Hold melody ....Icon alarm clock .
  • Page 46 On/Off key ..... Order of entries in directory PABX connecting base station ..pause times .