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RCA H5400 User Manual

900 mhz cordless handset with caller id
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900 MHz Cordless
Handset with Caller
ID User's Guide
Please read this manual
before operating this
product for the first time.
TOCOM 00000562



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  • Page 1 900 MHz Cordless Handset with Caller ID User’s Guide Please read this manual before operating this product for the first time. TOCOM 00000562 Model H5400...
  • Page 2: Nformation

    QUIPMENT PPROVAL NFORMATION 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 On the bottom of this equipment is a label indicating, among other information, the US number and Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) for...
  • Page 3: (Hac)

    If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: •...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    ABLE OF ONTENTS ..........2 QUIPMENT PPROVAL NFORMATION ............2 NTERFERENCE NFORMATION (HAC) ..........3 EARING OMPATIBILITY ..............4 ABLE OF ONTENTS ................6 NTRODUCTION ........7 ANDSET AND HARGE RADLE AYOUT ..............7 EFORE EGIN ..............7 ARTS HECKLIST .........
  • Page 5 ............17 HANGING THE ATTERY ..........17 ATTERY AFETY RECAUTIONS ........... 18 EADSET AND PERATION ..... 18 ONNECTING AN PTIONAL EADSET TO THE ANDSET ..........18 ONNECTING THE ..............18 ISPLAY ESSAGES ............20 ANDSET OUND IGNALS ............20 ROUBLESHOOTING UIDE ..........
  • Page 6: Introduction

    Congratulations on purchasing this telephone. This system operates in the 900 MHz frequency range. When the RF module (packed with cordless handset) is plugged into 25413/25414/ 25415 models, cordless handset H5400 can work. Features: • 900 MHz Technology • Call Waiting and Caller ID Compatible •...
  • Page 7: Andset And Before You Begin

    ANDSET AND HARGE RADLE AYOUT Display FORMAT/REDIAL STORE button button LINE button MENU/OK button TALK button DIR button CID button DELETE/CHANNEL SELECT/SAVE button button PRIVACY button TRANSFER/INT HOLD button button FLASH button CONF button charge cradle with power supply charge indicator EFORE EGIN ARTS...
  • Page 8: Important Installation

    MPORTANT NSTALLATION NFORMATION • Never install telephone wiring during a lightning storm. • Never install telephone jacks in wet locations unless the jack is specifically designed for wet locations. • Never touch non-insulated telephone wires or terminals, unless the telephone line has been disconnected at the network interface.
  • Page 9: Language

    NOTE: The charge indicator on the handset charge cradle turns on to indicate the handset battery is charging Allow the handset to charge for 12 hours prior to first use. if you don't properly charge the system, battery performance is compromised. ELEPHONE There are five programmable menus available: Language, Local Area Code, Regional Area Code, Clear All Memory and Registration.
  • Page 10: Basic Operation

    5. On the base (25413/25414/25415), press and hold the PAGE button for 2 seconds. If the registration is successful, the handset will emit a long beep sound. 6. If the registration fails, " FAIL! TRY AGAIN " will show on the display.
  • Page 11: Flash

    LASH Use the FLASH button on the handset to activate custom calling services such as call waiting or call transfer, which are available through your local phone company. TIP: Don’t use the TALK button to activate custom calling service such as call waiting, or you’ll hang up the phone.
  • Page 12: Using Intercom With A Two -Way I Three -Way I Memory

    ECEIVING AN NCOMING ELEPHONE URING AN NTERCOM During an intercom call, if you receive a telephone call, you will hear an alert tone. To answer the incoming call, press TALK or INT button once to drop the intercom call and press TALK once again to answer the telephone call.
  • Page 13: Umber

    5. Press the STORE button again to save your selection. The display shows ENTER LOCATION Enter two digits to enter the location, range from 01 to 40. For example, to store the record in location #5, press "0", "5". After entering a valid location number, the record will be saved.
  • Page 14: Caller Id (Cid)

    3. Press OK to dial the displayed number. -Or- 1. Make sure the phone is OFF (not in TALK mode). 2. Press the button. 3. Press the desired memory location button (01-40), or use the button to scroll to the desired telephone number. 4.
  • Page 15: Cid Records

    CID R ECEIVING AND TORING ECORDS 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 16: Ialing Aaller Eleting The Urrent Eleting Ll Aller Aller Id Errors

    1. Make sure the phone is OFF (not in talk mode). 2. Press DIR/ button once, then button until the desired call record is displayed. Depending on (a) how the incoming caller’s phone number is formatted when received, and (b) whether or not you pre- programmed your local area code into memory, you may need to adjust the format of the caller’s phone number before dialing it back.
  • Page 17: Changing The Battery

    AITING ALLER Provided you subscribe to Caller ID with Call Waiting service from your phone company, you may see who is calling when you hear the call waiting tone in the receiver. The CID information appears in the display after you hear the tone. Press flash to put the current call on hold and answer the incoming call.
  • Page 18: Eadset And

    • Keep batteries out of the reach of children. • Remove batteries if storing over 30 days. CAUTION: To reduce the risk of fire or personal injury, use only the battery listed in the instruction book. EADSET AND PERATION ONNECTING AN PTIONAL EADSET TO THE ANDSET...
  • Page 19 LINE ON HOLD: Prompt telling you that the line you selected is currently on hold. LINE IN USE: Prompt telling you that the line you selected is currently in use by other extension. REGISTER..: Prompt message telling you that register is in process.
  • Page 20: Handset Sound Signals

    ANDSET OUND IGNALS Signal Meaning A long warbling tone (with ringer on) Signals an incoming call Three short beeps Page signal One short beep (every 7 seconds) Low battery warning ROUBLESHOOTING UIDE ELEPHONE OLUTIONS No dial tone • Check and repeat installation steps: Ensure the base power cord is connected to a working outlet.
  • Page 21: General Product Care

    Memory Dialing doesn't work • Did you program the memory location keys correctly? • Did you follow proper dialing sequence? Unit locks up and no communication between the base and cordless handset • Unplug the AC power supply from the wall outlet and the back of the base.
  • Page 22: Causes Of Poor Reception

    base with a clean pencil eraser. AUSES OF ECEPTION • Aluminum siding. • Foil backing on insulation. • Heating ducts and other metal construction that can shield radio signals. • You’re too close to appliances such as microwaves, stoves, computers, etc. •...
  • Page 23 NDEX Accessory Order Form 28 Answering a Call 10 Answering an Intercom Call 11 Auto Standby 10 Basic Operation 10 Battery Safety Precautions 17 Battery Solutions 21 Before You Begin 7 Call Timer 10 Call Waiting Caller ID 17 Caller ID (CID) 14 Caller ID Errors 16 Caller ID Solutions 21 Causes of Poor Reception 22...
  • Page 24: Index

    Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) 3 Hold 11 Important Installation Guidelines 8 Important Installation Information 8 Inserting a Pause in the Dialing Sequence 13 Installing the Phone 8 Interference Information 2 Introduction 6 Language 9 Last Number Redial 11 Limited Warranty 23 Local Area Code 9 Making a Call 10 Making an Intercom Call with Other Extensions 11...
  • Page 25 Two-Way Intercom Calls 12 Using Intercom with a Telephone Call 12 Volume Adjust 11...
  • Page 26: Limited Warranty

    IMITED ARRANTY What your warranty covers: • Defects in materials or workmanship. For how long after your purchase: • One year, from date of purchase. (The warranty period for rental units begins with the first rental or 45 days from date of shipment to the rental firm, whichever comes first.) What we will do: •...
  • Page 28 Visit the RCA web site at Please do not send any products to the Indianapolis address listed in this manual or on the carton. This will only add delays in service for your product. ATLINKS USA, Inc. 101 West 103rd Street Indianapolis, IN 46290 ©2004 ATLINKS USA, Inc.