The model and the serial numbers are located at the bottom of the unit. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. SPP-A2770 Serial No. ________________...
7. If trouble is experienced with this equipment (SPP-A2770), for repair or warranty information, please contact Sony Direct Response Center: Tel 1- 800-222-7669. If the equipment is causing harm to the telephone network, the telephone company may request that you disconnect the equipment until the problem is resolved.
IMPORTANTES INSTRUCCIONES DE SEGURIDAD A fin de reducir el riesgo de incendio, descarga eléctrica y lesiones a las personas cuando usted use su equipo telefónico, siempre debe observar precauciones básicas de seguridad, entre ellas: 1. No use este producto cerca del agua, por ejemplo, cerca de una bañera, lavabo, fregadero de cocina o lavadora, en un sótano...
(SPP-A2770), con respecto a la reparación o a la información sobre la garantía, póngase en contacto con Sony Direct Response Center: Tel 1-800-222-7669 (EE. UU. solamente). Si el equipo causa problemas en la línea, la compañía telefónica puede solicitarle que desconecte el equipo hasta que se resuelva el problema.
Table of contents Getting Started 8 Welcome 9 Read this first 10 Step 1: Checking the package contents 11 Step 2: Setting up the base unit 14 Step 3: Preparing the battery pack 16 Step 4: Choosing the dialing mode 17 Step 5: Entering the area code 21 Step 6: Setting the day and time 23 Setting up the EZ Access function...
65 Recording a memo 66 Operating from an outside phone Setting the remote ID code (security code) Picking up new messages Caller ID Features 68 Understanding the Caller ID service When you receive a call 69 Looking at the Caller ID list Viewing the Caller ID list Erasing data from the Caller ID list...
First, read the followings. • The system includes a cordless handset. If you utilize the walkie- talkie feature, it is necessary to purchase the SPP-H273 Sony cordless handset used for the QuadraStation 2.4 exclusively. • Be sure to register the additional cordless handset(s) to the base unit before use.
Read this first Before you use your phone, you must first set it up. Here’s a quick way to set up your phone: Steps 1 to 6. Step 1 (page 10) First, unpack the phone and the supplied accessories. Base unit Cordless handset For using the EZ Access function, follow the procedure in “Setting up the EZ Access function”...
Step 1 Checking the package contents Make sure you have received the following items in the package. If anything is missing, contact your local Sony dealer. AC power adaptor (AC-T133) Telephone line cord Getting Started Base unit Rechargeable battery pack...
Step 2 Setting up the base unit Do the following steps: • Choose the best location • Connect the base unit Choose the best location Where you place the base unit affects the reception quality of the cordless handset. Away from television sets and other electronic equipment Near a central location...
Step 2: Setting up the base unit (continued) Connect the base unit Hook the cord. To an AC outlet To a telephone outlet Connect the telephone line cord to the LINE jack and to a telephone outlet. Connect the AC power adaptor to the DC IN 9V jack and to an AC outlet.
Notes • Use only the supplied AC-T133 AC power adaptor. Do not use any other AC power adaptor. • Connect the AC power adaptor to a continuous power supply. • Place the base unit close to the AC outlet so that you can unplug the AC power adaptor easily.
Step 3 Preparing the battery pack Charge the battery pack for more than 12 hours before you start using your cordless handset. BP-T38 Front side Getting Started Slide open the battery compartment lid of the cordless handset. Connect the battery connector with correct polarity (black wire goes on lower side and red wire goes on upper side).
If the battery lasts only a few minutes even after 12 hours of charging, the usable life of the battery has expired and needs replacement. Contact your local Sony authorized dealer or service center, and ask for a Sony BP-T38 rechargeable battery pack.
Step 4 Choosing the dialing mode For the telephone to work properly, select an appropriate dialing mode (tone or pulse). Setting the dialing mode is only possible on the cordless handset. Make sure the base unit* is not in use before you start the setting. You cannot set the dialing mode while the system is in use.
Step 5 Entering the area code When you use this phone for the first time, or move to an area that has a different area code, you must enter the area code. Otherwise, you cannot use some functions of this phone and the Caller ID functions. This is also necessary because the phone must be able to select an area code to properly dial a call from the Caller ID list.
Step 5: Entering the area code (continued) Enter the three digits of your home area code using the dialing keys. Press (PGM). You hear a long confirmation beep. Notes • If the home area code is already entered, it appears on the display in step 2. To enter a different home area code, see “To change the home area code”...
To enter the local area code (For 10 digits phone numbers users) If a call matches one of the local area codes you entered, the phone number will be registered with 10 digits in the Caller ID list (area code + number).
Step 5: Entering the area code (continued) To change the local area code Perform steps 1 to 3 on page 19. The current local area code appears on the display. Press (ERASE) to erase the current local area code. Enter a new local area code using the dialing keys. Press (PGM).
Step 6 Setting the day and time Set the day and time so that you can stamp day and time for the incoming messages. You will hear the recorded day and time when you play back messages. You can set the day and time only with the cordless handset.
Step 6: Setting the day and time (continued) Press Jog Dial. Set the minute (00 to 59) by turning Jog Dial. Press Jog Dial. Select “AM” or “PM” by turning Jog Dial, and then press Jog Dial. You hear a long confirmation beep. Then the phone starts counting time.
Setting up the EZ Access function The EZ Access function enables you to access to any set of numbers up to 32 digits long by simple one-touch. Use for calling cards plus PIN, voice mail, long distance provider, or any other set of frequently used number.
Setting up the EZ Access function (continued) To use the EZ Access –for making calls, see page 33. –for redialing, see page 35. –for making calls from the Phone Directory, see page 43. –for making calls from Caller ID list, see page 72. To change the access number Perform steps 1 and 2 on page 23.
Registering additional cordless handsets The phone system includes a cordless handset. You can expand the system including a total of four cordless handsets. Be sure to register the ID number of the additional cordless handset called “station number” to the base unit before using the additional cordless handset. The station number of the cordless handset (supplied with the base unit) is set to 1 at the factory.
Registering additional cordless handsets (continued) System ID Notes • Do not allow more than 60 seconds to elapse during the operation procedure. • Once you add a cordless handset to the base unit system, you cannot change the station numbers, or cancel the additional registrations. •...
Changing the language of the display You can choose English or Spanish as the display language by following the procedure below. To change the language from English to Spanish Turn Press Note Do not allow more than 60 seconds to elapse during the operation procedure. To change the language from Spanish to English Press (PGM).
Identifying the parts Refer to the pages indicated in parentheses for details. Base unit 1 CHARGE lamp (p. 14) Lights while the battery is being charged. 2 IN USE lamp (p. 32) Lights when the handset is in use. 3 Speaker 4 ANSWER ON/OFF button (p.
qs Message counter (p. 60, 84) Indicates the number of new messages recorded. “An” appears in the announcement only mode. “FL” appears when there is no space to record messages. “PF” flashes when the power is turned qd GREETING REC button (p. 52) Press to record a greeting.
Identifying the parts (continued) Cordless handset 1 Antenna 2 Speaker 3 Display window (p. 32, 68) 4 TALK button (p. 32) Lets you make or receive a call. 5 HOLD/PLAY button (p. 33, 60, 64) Puts a call on hold/plays back recorded messages.
qf REPEAT . button (p. 61) Press once to repeat the current message or twice to go back to the previous message. TONE button (p. 33) Allows you to switch temporarily to tone dialing. qh RINGER qj I (HEADSET) jack (p. 33, 37, 78) qk VOL (volume) switch (p.
Basics Making calls (HOLD) (*TONE) (EZ ACCESS) (ERASE) (CALL WAITING/FLASH) To make a call after checking the phone number You can dial the phone number before pressing (TALK) or (EZ ACCESS). If you make a mistake when dialing the phone number, press (ERASE) to erase the number.
Making calls when the headset is connected When a headset (optional) is connected to the I (HEADSET) jack on the cordless handset, you can talk through the headset. Making calls using the EZ Access function To set up the access number, see “Setting up the EZ Access function”...
Making calls (continued) Notes • When making a call on the cordless handset, “ indicating the receiver sensitivity with the base unit. Three bars indicate a good reception, no bar indicates a bad reception. When calling from an area with poor reception, you may experience interference or the call may be disconnected, so try to use the cordless handset in areas that have a good reception.
Redialing The cordless handset stores five dialed phone numbers. Turn Press (EZ ACCESS) Notes • The redial memory only registers up to 32 digits. Exceeding numbers will not be redialed. • If an access number of the long distance call is registered in (EZ ACCESS), the number cannot be stored for the redial button use.
Making calls (continued) To erase the dialed phone number one by one Display the name or phone number you want to erase by doing steps 1 to 3 on page 35. Turn Jog Dial to choose “ERASE REDIAL”, and then press Jog Dial.
Receiving calls (HOLD) (CALL WAITING/FLASH) (PGM) Receiving calls when the headset is connected When a headset (optional) is connected to the I (HEADSET) jack on the cordless handset, you can talk through the headset. When you hear the phone ring: •...
Receiving calls (continued) Additional tasks Adjust the cordless handset volume Put a call on hold* Switch to another call (“call waiting” service* Receive a call by only picking up the cordless handset from the base unit, without pressing (TALK)(Quick talk) Adjust the ringer volume of the cordless handset If four minutes has passed after you put a call on hold, the connection will be...
Storing phone numbers and names Turn Press (ERASE) (REDIAL/PAUSE) Example: to store “SONY” “123- 4567”. Press (PGM). If “PHONE DIRECTORY” is not selected, turn Jog Dial to select it. Press Jog Dial.
Phone Directory (continued) Each press of Jog Dial after choosing “M” or “m” switches the characters from upper case letters t lower case letters t numbers and symbols. Enter successive characters in the same way. To enter a “space”, turn Jog Dial to choose “...
Notes • If you try to save a 51st phone number, you will hear five short error beeps and “THE MEMORY IS FULL” will be displayed. You cannot store the phone number. To store another phone number, erase one of the stored phone numbers (see page 45).
Making calls from the Phone Directory Turn Press (TALK) (EZ ACCESS) Turn Jog Dial to select an alphabet group ([ABC], [DEF]...) which includes the initial character of the name you want to search for, and then press Jog Dial. If a numbers or a symbol is the initial character, select the “[etc]”...
Turn Jog Dial to choose “DIAL”, and then press Jog Dial. The phone number will be dialed. Tips • When you select “(GO BACK)”, you can return to the previous set display by pressing Jog Dial. • If there is no data recorded in the selected alphabet group in step 2, the data memory of the next following group will be displayed.
Phone Directory (continued) Changing a stored name and/or phone number Display the name you want to change by doing steps 1 to 3 on page 42. Press Jog Dial. Turn Jog Dial to choose “EDIT”, and then press Jog Dial. The cursor “_”...
Erasing a memory location To erase the phone number one by one Display the name you want to erase by doing steps 1 to 3 on page 42. Press Jog Dial. Turn Jog Dial to choose “ERASE DIRECTORY”, and then press Jog Dial. Turn Jog Dial to choose “YES”, and then press Jog Dial.
Phone Directory (continued) Transferring the Phone Directory memory (when the system has any other additional cordless handsets) The Phone Directory memory can be transferred one by one or all at once (with a maximum of 50 numbers) from a cordless handset to an additional cordless handset.
To transfer all phone numbers from the Phone Directory The Phone Directory receiving the transfer will be totally overwritten. Press (PGM). Turn Jog Dial to choose “MEMORY MANAGE”, and then press Jog Dial. Turn Jog Dial to choose “SEND ALL DIR”, and then press Jog Dial.
Locating the handsets You can page the handsets from the base unit. Note that you cannot page if the handset is in use. You can page the handset even when “RINGER VOLUME” is set to “RING OFF”. Telephone Features Press (HANDSET LOCATOR). All the cordless handsets on the system ring for about one minute.
Switching the phones during a call (when the system has any other additional cordless handsets) You can easily switch from the cordless handset to another cordless handset without disconnecting the call. This function works only when one or more additional cordless handsets are available on the system. (TALK) Press (HOLD) on the cordless handset.
Intercom Operation Talking between the phones – Intercom – Walkie-Talkie function (when the system has any other additional cordless handsets) You can make an intercom conversation between a couple of cordless handsets (Walkie-Talkie function) of the same phone system far from the base unit (e.g. use out of doors).
Transferring a call (when the system has any other additional cordless handsets) You can transfer a call between the cordless handsets without disconnecting the call. This function works only when one or more additional cordless handsets are available on the system. (OFF) To talk to the caller with the cordless handset whose station number is 2, replace the cordless handset on the base unit or press (OFF) on the...
Answering Machine Features Preparing the answering machine Recording the greeting This answering machine has prerecorded greetings (see page 53). However, you can record your own greeting. The greeting must be between two seconds and one minute long. You can record only one greeting, and it is used regardless of the answering mode (“normal”...
Notes • If recording did not succeed, you hear five short error beeps. Start over the procedure. • If a call comes in while recording a greeting, recording is cancelled. Start over the procedure. • If you hear five short error beeps while recording, the recording area may be full.
Preparing the answering machine (continued) Selecting the ring time You can select the number of rings before the answering machine starts to play back the greeting and records incoming messages. There are three options of ring time. The ring time is preset to “TOLL SAVER”. You can set the ring time only with the cordless handset.
Note • Do not allow more than 60 seconds to elapse during the operation procedure. • When “ERROR” appears on the display and five short error beeps are heard after Jog Dial is pressed in step 4, move the cordless handset closer to the base unit, and then start over the procedure.
Preparing the answering machine (continued) Notes • Do not allow more than 60 seconds to elapse during the operation procedure. • The approx. length of the three recording grades are: “HI (SHORT PLAY)”– 8 minutes “MID”– 15 minutes “NORM (LONG PLAY)”– 20 minutes Actual recording time may vary.
Turn Jog Dial to choose “ANNOUNCE ONLY” or “NORMAL”, and then press Jog Dial. You hear a long confirmation beep. Answering mode When you wish to “ANSWERING MODE” play a greeting to ask the caller is set to “NORMAL” to leave a message. (normal mode) make an announcement to the “ANSWERING MODE”...
Preparing the answering machine (continued) When the memory is full The recording area of this phone’s memory is about 20 minutes* (including the greeting, messages, and memo). If the remaining recording area becomes less than 30 seconds, “FL” flashes on the message counter and the phone automatically switches to announcement only mode, which does not record messages, and the greeting will be switched to the pre-recorded greeting.
Notes • When the memory is full, you hear five short error beeps and you cannot turn on the answering function. Erase unnecessary messages (see page 63). • If four minutes have passed while recording the incoming message, the line is automatically disconnected.
Playing back messages You can play back messages on both the base unit and the cordless handset. When the phone is not in use and not in announcement only mode, the message counter shows the following. (ANSWER ON/OFF) REPEAT ./REVIEW Jog Dial (HOLD/PLAY) (1) REPEAT .
Additional tasks when playing back messages Adjust the answering volume Press (VOL +) or (VOL -) on the base unit. Adjust the cordless handset Stop playback Skip to the next message Repeat the current message Go back to previous messages Press Review playback Play back quickly Notes...
Playing back messages (continued) Displaying remaining available recording time for message You can see how much recordable message quantity remains available simply by checking the display. The message recordable quantity is displayed in 14 levels. When all of the squares on the display are black, it means that the memory is full. You can perform the following procedure only with the cordless handset.
Erasing messages To erase the message one by one Press (ERASE) while the message is being played back. You hear a voice guidance and the message is erased. To erase the entire messages at once Entire message deletion can only be made on the base unit. You cannot erase the entire messages at once if there is a new message that has not yet been played back.
Screening incoming calls You can screen calls by leaving the answering function on (see page 59) while you are at home. When a call is answered, you can hear the message being recorded through the base unit or cordless handset but the caller cannot hear you. Then, you can decide whether to answer the call or not.
Recording a memo You can record a “memo” (up to four minutes) as a personal reminder or as a message for other people. You can play back the recorded memo like any incoming messages (see page 60). Memo recording is only available on the base unit. MIC (Microphone) Notes •...
Operating from an outside phone You can call from a touch-tone phone and pick up new messages recorded on the phone. First, you just set the remote ID code (security code) and turn on the answering function before going out. The remote ID code (security code) setting can only be made on the cordless handset.
Picking up new messages Call your phone from a touch-tone phone. While you hear your greeting play, press (#). The greeting stops. After confirming the greeting stops, enter your remote ID code (security code). You hear a long confirmation beep. Following the voice guidance informing you of the number of messages recorded, the phone stands by for you to enter a control code.
Caller ID Features Understanding the Caller ID service Caller ID allows the caller’s phone number to be shown on the display before you answer the call. In order to use this feature, you must first subscribe to Caller ID service. The name of this service may vary depending on your telephone company.
Looking at the Caller ID list The phone stores the data of the last 70 calls received including “UNKNOWN NUMBER/NAME/CALLER” and “BLOCKED NUMBER/NAME/CALL” calls. It keeps track of all calls received; even if they were not answered. Viewing the Caller ID list You can look through the Caller ID list on the cordless handset to check the phone number and/or name of the calls received.
Looking at the Caller ID list (continued) Erasing data from the Caller ID list Old data will be erased automatically when a 71st call comes in, but you can also manually erase unnecessary data one by one or erase the entire list.
To erase the entire list at once Entire Caller ID list deletion can only be made on the cordless handset. Note that Caller ID data in the list that has not been viewed will also be erased. Press (PGM). Turn Jog Dial to choose “MEMORY MANAGE”, and then press Jog Dial.
Using the Caller ID list By using the Caller ID list, you can call back a phone number from the Caller ID list easily, play back messages, or store numbers from the Caller ID list into the Phone Directory. Calling back a number from the Caller ID list Turn Press (TALK)
Playing back a message from the Caller ID list – Direct Message Access function When there is a message in the received Caller ID data, you can play back the message while continuing to display the Caller ID list. Turn Press (HOLD/PLAY) Note...
Using the Caller ID list (continued) Storing a number of the Caller ID list into the Phone Directory Display the name and phone number you want to store from the Caller ID list (see page 69). Confirm the number and press Jog Dial. Turn Jog Dial to choose “PROGRAM”, and then press Jog Dial.
Notes • If the area code is not entered, “ENTER AREA CODE” will appear on the display, and you will not be able to store into the Phone Directory. Enter the area code (see page 17). • Do not allow more than 60 seconds to elapse during the operation procedure. •...
Using the Caller ID list (continued) When the home area code matches SMITH JOHN 123-4567 7.04 4:53PM MASSAGE SMITH JOHN 1-123-4567 7.04 4:53PM MASSAGE When the local area code matches SMITH JOHN 201-123-4567 7.04 4:53PM MASSAGE SMITH JOHN 1-201-123-4567 7.04 4:53PM MASSAGE Continue the operation to call or store the phone number...
Using “Caller ID with call waiting” service This telephone is compatible with the “Caller ID with call waiting” service. Make sure that your telephone company offers this service. Like the basic Caller ID service, you need to subscribe to “Caller ID with call waiting”...
Additional Information Carrying the cordless handset by the belt clip You can hang the cordless handset on the belt using the belt clip. Using the headset You can talk on the cordless handset without using your hands by connecting a headset (optional) to the I (HEADSET) jack on the cordless handset.
Notes on power sources On battery pack • Store the battery pack at a temperature between 41°F (5°C) and 95°F (35°C) for best performance. • If you do not use the cordless handset for a long period of time, remove the battery pack after charging for more than 12 hours.
• If the charge terminals of the base unit and cordless handset are soiled, wipe them with a soft cloth. If you have any questions or problems concerning your phone, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. Additional Information...
Troubleshooting If you’ve experienced any of the following difficulties while using your phone, use this troubleshooting guide to help you remedy the problem. Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Symptom You hear five short error beeps when you press (TALK).
• If the cordless handset was registered once, you cannot change the registration, it can only be done by service center. Please contact 1-800-222-7669 for Sony Direct Response Center to get the service location. • Place the cordless handset on the charger. The station number of the cordless handset appears on the display.
Symptom The phone does not accept your remote ID code (security code). You hear error beeps when you enter your remote ID code (security code). A long confirmation beep does not sound when you enter your remote ID code (security code). The caller’s name and/or phone number does not appear on the display.
Troubleshooting (continued) Symptom The CHARGE lamp on the base unit does not light up when you place the cordless handset to charge. The battery duration is short. Note Should any problems persist, press RESET on the bottom of the base unit with the tip of a toothpick or some other sharp instrument.
Index Adjusting volume answering 61 cordless handset volume 33, 38 ringer volume 38 Answering machine turning on 59 Answering mode 56 Area code 17 Audible indicate 58 Battery pack charging 14 duration 15 BLOCKED NUMBER/ NAME/CALL 68 Call waiting service 33, 38 Caller ID 68 Caller ID list 69 calling back 72...
Screening calls 64 Setting up base unit 11 cordless handset 14 Stamping messages with day and time 21 Storing Caller ID list into Phone Directory 74 Switching phones during a call 49 Toll-saver feature 54 Talking between the phones 50 Tone dialing dialing mode 16 switching to 33...
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