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Philips CD4453B/37 User Manual

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Use only rechargeable batteries.
Charge each handset for 24 hours
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  • Page 1 Register your product and get support at EN Digital Cordless Telephone Warning Use only rechargeable batteries. Charge each handset for 24 hours before use. CD445...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Important Safety Instructions Safety information Power requirements Battery requirements Telephone connection Safety precautions Warranty Conformity Environmental care Your phone What’s in the box Overview of the phone 2.2.1 Handset 2.2.2 Display icons on the handset 2.2.3 Base station Getting started Connect the base station Install rechargeable batteries...
  • Page 4 Advanced settings 5.7.1 How to select recall time 5.7.2 How to set the dial mode 5.7.3 Call barring 5.7.4 Baby call 5.7.5 How to manually select a base station 5.7.6 How to register an additional handset 5.7.7 How to unregister a handset 5.7.8 How to change the master PIN 5.7.9 How to reset to default settings 5.7.10 How to set the prefix number...
  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions Some of the following information may not apply to your particular product; however, when using telephone equipment, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and injury to persons, including the following : 1 Read and understand all instructions.
  • Page 6: Safety Information

    NiMH batteries, size AAA 1.2V 750mAh (Hr11/45). IF THE INCORRECT TYPE OF BATTERIES ARE USED, A WARNING MESSAGE WILL BE DISPLAYED. Use only Philips Multi-Life 750mAh rechargeable NimH batteries. For servicing or replacement, you can purchase a suitable headset through service centre or retail shop.
  • Page 7: Telephone Connection

    Philips has marked the packaging with standard symbols designed to promote the recycling and appropriate disposal of your eventual waste. A financial contribution has been paid to the associated national recovery &...
  • Page 8: Your Phone

    Your phone Congratulations on your purchase and welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from the support that Philips offers, register your product at What’s in the box Telephone handset Line cord User Manual Note The line adaptor may not be attached to the line cord.You may find the line adapter in the box. In this case, you have to connect the line adaptor to the line cord first before plugging the line cord to the line socket.
  • Page 9: Overview Of The Phone

    Overview of the phone 2.2.1 Handset Your phone A Event LED OFF : No new events RED BLINKING : Unread events (example : a missed call if you have subscribed the Caller Line Identification Service (CLI) from your network provider.) B Menu/OK key In idle mode : Press to enter the main menu In menu mode : Select the function displayed...
  • Page 10 F Talk off/Exit key In idle mode : Long press for about 5 seconds to power off the handset. If the handset is powered off, short press to power on the handset. In menu mode : Long press to return to idle mode, short press to return to previous menu.
  • Page 11: Display Icons On The Handset

    2.2.2 Display icons on the handset Indicate battery level Display when the battery is fully discharged Display when the battery is running low Display when the battery is partially charged Display when the battery is fully charged Display battery icon animation during charging Display when the phone is in use.
  • Page 12: Base Station

    2.2.3 Base station A Stop / Play key Press to play the message (the first recorded will be played first) Press to stop message playback B LED Message counter When the answering machine is off : -- steady : Indicate that the answering machine is off FU and -- blink alternately :When the message memory is full...
  • Page 13: Getting Started

    Getting started Connect the base station Caution Avoid placing the base station too close to large metal objects such as filing cabinets, radiators or electrical appliances.This can impair the range and sound quality. Buildings with thick internal and external walls may impair transmission of signals to and from the base.
  • Page 14: Place The Handset On The Charging Cradle

    Place the batteries as indicated in the battery compartment and replace the battery cover. Place the handset on the charging cradle When the battery is fully charged, the talk time of your phone is approximately 12 hours and the standby time is approximately 150 hours. Place the handset on the charging cradle of the base station Leave it there until the batteries are fully...
  • Page 15: Using Your Phone

    Using your phone Make a call 4.1.1 Predialling Enter the phone number (maximum 24 digits) Press to dial the number • The call is initiated. 4.1.2 Direct dialing Press to take the line Enter the phone number • The call is initiated. 4.1.3 Call from the call log This feature is available if you have subscribed...
  • Page 16: Answer A Call In Handsfree Mode

    Answer a call in handsfree mode When the phone rings, press • The call is established and talk to the caller without holding the handset. Warning When the handset rings during an incoming call, please do not hold the handset too close to your ear as the volume of the ringing tone may damage your hearing.
  • Page 17: How To Transfer An External Call To

    Press on the calling handset • Your desired handset rings. Press on the called handset • The intercom is established. Note If the called handset is busy, a busy tone will be emitted from the calling handset. 4.6.2 How to transfer an external call to another handset During an external call : Press...
  • Page 18: Electric, Magnetic And Electromagnetic Fields ("Emf")

    2. One of Philips' leading Business Principles is to take all necessary health and safety precautions for our products, to comply with all applicable legal requirements and to...
  • Page 19: How To Store A Number In The

    5.2.1 How to store a number in the phonebook In idle mode : Press to access the main menu Press to select PHONEBOOK Press to select NEW ENTRY Enter the name (maximum 12 characters) Press to enter the number (maximum 24 digits) Press to choose a group (<No...
  • Page 20: How To Transfer The Phonebook

    Key 2 will not display. If voice mail number and information service number of your network operator are unavailable, Key 1 and Key 2 will display on top of Key 3 as the direct access memory options, see section 5.8.2 for details. In idle mode : Press to access the main menu...
  • Page 21: How To Save Call Log Entry To

    For example, if the call log entry appears as “234-567-8900” : • Press once to display “1-234-567-8900”. • Press twice to display “1-567-8900”. • Press 3 times to display “567-8900”. • Press 4 times to display “234-567-8900” again. To dial the current displayed number, press •...
  • Page 22: How To Delete The Entire Redial List

    Press to select DELETE Press to confirm • A beep tone is emitted and the selected entry is deleted. 5.4.4 How to delete the entire redial list Press to access the redial list Press to select DELETE Press to confirm Press to reconfirm •...
  • Page 23 Press to select HANDSET TONE Press to select RING VOLUME Press to select your desired volume level Press to save the settings You can press and hold to turn off the ringer. will display. How to set the ring melody 10 ring melodies are available on your handset.
  • Page 24: How To Adjust The Contrast

    Press to select FIRST RING Press to select ON or Press to save the settings 5.6.2 How to adjust the contrast There are five contrast level options (LEVEL 1, LEVEL 2, LEVEL 3, LEVEL 4 and LEVEL 5). Press to access the main menu Press to select PERSONAL SET Press...
  • Page 25: Advanced Settings

    Advanced settings 5.7.1 How to select recall time Recall time is the time delay by which the line will be disconnected after you press default value of recall time preset in your phone should be the best suited for your country network.You do not need to change it.
  • Page 26: How To Manually Select A Base Station How to activate baby call mode Press to access the main menu Press to select ADVANCED SET Press to select BABY CALL Press to select BABY MODE Press to select ON Press to save the settings • The message BABYCALL ON will display on the idle screen.
  • Page 27: How To Unregister A Handset

    5.7.7 How to unregister a handset Press to access the main menu Press to select ADVANCED SET Press to select UNREGISTER Press to enter the 4-digit master PIN when prompted (default master PIN is 0000) Press to select your desired handset Press to confirm •...
  • Page 28: 5.7.11 Country Setting

    5.7.11 Country setting The availability of this menu is dependent on your country. You can select another country different from the one chosen during welcome mode. Press to access the main menu Press to select ADVANCED SET Press to select COUNTRY Press to select your...
  • Page 29: Information Services From Network Operator

    5.8.2 Information services from network operator This feature allows the caller to listen to infor- mation provided by your network provider. The availability of this feature is depend- ent of your country and your subscription with your network provider. This info are stored by the network rather than in your handset itself.
  • Page 30: Answering Machine

    Answering machine Your CD445 includes a telephone answering machine that records unanswered calls when it is on.The LED message counter (two digits seven segment display) on the base will show the number of the messages when the answering machine is on. The answering machine can store up to 99 messages within the maximum recording time of approximately 15 minutes.
  • Page 31: How To Turn Off The Answering Machine

    How to turn off the answering machine You can turn off the answering machine either through the base or the handset. Through the base : Press to turn off the answering machine disappears on the handset screen and -- • displays on the base LED.
  • Page 32: Answering Machine Settings

    Press to select DELETE Press to confirm Press to reconfirm deletion of all your messages Note Unread messages cannot be deleted. Answering machine settings Use the answering machine menu through the handset to change the settings of the answering machine. 6.6.1 How to set answering machine mode...
  • Page 33: How To Set Ring Delay

    outgoing message, the previous one is overwritten automatically. Use the predefined outgoing message If you set your outgoing message as PREDEFINED, press following : Options Description available for Predefined Outgoing Messages LANGUAGE* Press select your desired outgoing message language PLAY MESSAGE Press to play back the predefined outgoing message.
  • Page 34: Call Screening On Handset

    Press to select SETTINGS Press to select REMOTE ACC. Press to select ACTIVATE or DEACTIVATE Press to save the settings How to remotely access your answering machine Place a call from your external phone to your CD445 When the answering machine answers the call and starts playing the outgoing message, press to enter #...
  • Page 35: Default Settings

    Default settings Items Default values Handset name : PHILIPS Date : --.-- Time : --:-- Earpiece volume : Level 3 Ring melody : MELODY 1 Ring volume : Level 3 Alarm : Alarm ringer melody : MELODY 1 Key tone :...
  • Page 36: Menu Structure

    Menu structure The table below describes the menu tree of your phone. PHONEBOOK NEW ENTRY LIST ENTRY EDIT ENTRY DELETE ENTRY DELETE ALL DIRECT MEM PHB TRANSFER CLOCK&ALARM SET CLOCK ALARM ALARM TONE TIME/DATE PERSONAL SET HANDSET TONE CONTRAST * Key 1 and Key 2 may not appear as these options are KEY 1 country dependent KEY 9...
  • Page 39: Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently asked questions In this chapter you will find the most frequently asked questions and answers about your phone. Connection The handset does not switch on! • Charge the battery : Put the handset on charger. After a few moments the phone will switch on.
  • Page 40 Sound Handset does not ring! • Increase the volume • Make sure that the adaptor and the phone cord are connected properly • Move the handset closer to the base unit • Make sure the handset ringer is turned on Caller does not hear me! •...
  • Page 41: Index

    Index Advanced Set 23, 24, 25, 26, 35 Alarm 9, 20, 33, 34 Alarm tone 20, 34 Answer a call 13, 22 Answer a call in handsfree mode 14 Answering Machine 9, 10, 22, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, Auto hang-up 22, 33, 35 Auto pick-up 22, 33, 35 Auto prefix 25, 35 Baby call 23, 24, 33, 35...
  • Page 42 Install rechargeable batteries 11 Intercom 8, 14, 15 Interference Information 41 Key tone 21, 33, 34 Keypad lock 8, 21 Language 22, 31, 33, 35, 36 LED message counter 10, 28 Line cord 6, 11, 37 Loudspeaker 8, 9, 16, 29 Make a call 13 Master PIN 23, 24, 25, 33 Menu structure 34...
  • Page 43: Fcc And Ic Statements

    FCC and IC statements 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.
  • Page 44 This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class b digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may...
  • Page 45: The Rbrc ® Seal

    Philips’s participation in RBRC for you to drop off the spent battery at local retailers participating in the RBRC at authorized Philips product service centers. Please call 1-800-8-BATTERY for information on Ni-MH battery recycling and disposal bans/restrictions in your area. Philips’s...
  • Page 48 © 2008 Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part is prohibited without the written consent of the copyright owner. Printed in China Document number : 3111 285 34193...