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Casio PhoneMate TA-117 Owner's Manual

Digital answering machine with advanced message management.
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RING SELECT SWITCH
The RING SELECT SWITCH is located on the back of the unit. The answering machine is shipped with the
RING SELECT SWITCH set to 4 rings.
RING SELECT SWITCH
Set the
to TS (Tollsaver), 2 or 4 to choose the number of rings before the
TA-117 answers an incoming call.
TS = When calling from a remote location, Tollsaver will help eliminate toll charges by letting you know if
there are any new messages before the TA-117 answers.
When set to TS, it answers calls after the:
Second ring when there are NEW messages
Fourth ring when there are NO new messages
Hang up after the third ring to avoid toll charges.
2 = Answers calls on the second ring.
4 = Answers calls on the fourth ring.
NOTE:
After you have retrieved messages, either from a remote location or at the machine, Tollsaver will reset to answer on
the fourth ring until a new incoming message is recorded.
RINGER ON/OFF
You can set the TA-117 to ring like a telephone when a call comes in. You may answer the call using the
speakerphone or an extension phone. To program the Ringer On/Off feature, the unit must be on and the
MESSAGES/ON-OFF INDICATOR should be lit. The answering machine is shipped with the ringer off.
1
2
ERASE
VOLUME CONTROL
Press and hold
for five
Set the
at the
seconds. A ring indicates the ringer is
midpoint (located on the right side).
on.
ERASE
Ringer ON = You will hear a ringing sound to
confirm the ringer was turned on.
HOLD
Ringer OFF = You will hear a beep to confirm
the ringer was turned off.
SAVE
RECORD GREETING
Record a personalized greeting, up to two minutes in length, to answer your calls.
1
Be sure the LEDs are lit or flashing.
3
Begin speaking 6-8" from the
Set the
VOLUME CONTROL
(located
microphone.
on the right side) at the midpoint.
NOTE:
4
The sound level is automatically adjusted when your
After you finish speaking, press
greeting is played over the phone line.
GREETING RECORD
again.
GREETING RECORD
2
Press
(under
the lid) and wait for the RECORD
5
INDICATOR to light. You will hear:
The TA-117 will play your greeting.
RECORD
CHECK
Please record
Hi, this is...
new greeting.
GREETING
NOTE:
Erase individual messages or erase all messages to allow for additional record time. When individually deleting
messages, be sure to erase more messages than you feel is neccessary to accommodate incoming messages.
PRE-RECORDED
CHECK THE GREETING
GREETING
You can listen to your greeting anytime.
If you do not record a greeting or a power failure
GREETING CHECK
1
Press
(under the
depletes the 9 volt battery, the TA-117 will
lid). The TA-117 will play your greeting.
answer calls with the following pre-recorded
If a greeting was not recorded, the pre-
message, " Please record message. "
recorded greeting will play.
RECORD
CHECK
GREETING
SET THE TIME/DAY STAMP
During message playback, a synthesized voice will announce the time and day of the week that each
message was received. To set the time and day of the week:
1
TIME SET
4
Press
(under the lid).You
SKIP
REPEAT
Press
to advance or
will hear:
to reverse the hour.
Sunday
1:00 a.m.
TIME/SET
5
TIME SET
Press
to set the minutes.
Zero
2
SKIP
REPEAT
Press
or
until the
correct day is announced.
SKIP
REPEAT
6
Press
to advance or
Saturday
to reverse the minutes.
SKIP
One
7
TIME SET
Press
again to end. The day
and time will be announced and time set
is complete.
Saturday,
REPEAT
2:32 a.m.
NOTE:
3
TIME SET
Press
to
If the time and day have not been set or a power failure
Twelve
set the hour.
depletes the 9 volt battery, all messages will be stamped
a.m.
with "Sunday 12:00 a.m ."
TALKING CLOCK
The TA-117 also functions as a clock. A
1
TIME
Press
.
synthesized voice will announce the time and day.
TIME
NOTE:
Wednesday,
The time and date must be set.
2:30 p.m.
CALL SCREENING
ON/OFF
When set to the Off Mode, the TA-117 will not
Call Screening allows you to hear who is
record messages. The ringer can be set to
calling before you answer the phone. The
operate with the unit on or off. See "RINGER ON/
TA-117 will answer the call and play your
OFF" to set the ringer. On/Off feature can also be
greeting through the speaker. You will then
used to exit Message Playback, Message Pause
hear the caller through the speaker.
or Time Set Mode. Doing so will return the unit
to Standby Mode. All messages will be saved.
If you want to speak to your caller, press
SPEAKERPHONE
or pick up any
1
ON/OFF
Press
(under the lid) to turn
extension phone connected to the same line
the answering machine on and off.
as your TA-117. The TA-117 will
automatically stop recording. (See "AUTO
ON/OFF
EXTENSION DISCONNECT.")
MESSAGES/ON-OFF INDICATOR
The MESSAGES/ON-OFF INDICATOR has four settings:
MESSAGES
1. OFF = The TA-117 is off.
2. ON (light is solid) = The machine is on and no messages have been received.
ALL
NEW
3. Light flashes slowly = Messages have been played and saved.
4. Light flashes quickly = New messages have been received and not yet played.
PLAY/PAUSE
PLAY NEW MESSAGES
The MESSAGES/ON-OFF INDICATOR will flash quickly when new messages are received. The TA-117
has a recording capacity of 20 minutes or 32 messages. Messages can be recorded up to five minutes
in length.
1
Press
NEW PLAY/PAUSE
. The new
2
New messages are played in the order
message count will be announced. You
received. The message number
will hear:
(includes saved messages) and time
and day will be announced before each
You have one
message.
new message.
Message two.
NOTE:
Tuesday, 3:45 p.m.
If the time and day have
Hi, this is Sue.
ALL
NEW
not been set, all messages
I was calling...
will be stamped with
"Sunday 12:00 a.m ."
3
After the end of the last message you
PLAY/PAUSE
will hear:
End of messages.
I will save messages.
PLAY ALL MESSAGES
The MESSAGES/ON-OFF INDICATOR flashes quickly when new messages have been received and
flashes slowly to indicate messages have been played and saved.
1
ALL PLAY/PAUSE
2
All messages are played in the order
Press
. You will
received. The message number and
hear:
time and day will be announced before
You have three
each message.
messages.
Message one.
NOTE:
Wednesday,
If the time and day have
1:34 p.m.
not been set, all messages
Hi Mike, I'm
will be stamped with
ALL
NEW
"Sunday 12:00 am ."
calling to ...
3
After the end of the last message you
will hear:
PLAY/PAUSE
End of messages. I
will save messages.
MESSAGE PLAYBACK
REPEAT
SKIP
You can repeat the current message.
1
REPEAT
Press
. The message number will be
announced and the current message will replay.
REPEAT
SKIP BACKWARD
Skip backward message by message. The message number and time/day stamp will be announced.
1
Press
REPEAT
twice to skip backward to a previous message.
Press
REPEAT
each time you want to skip backward through a message.
SKIP FORWARD
You can skip forward through messages. The message number will be announced.
1
SKIP
SKIP
Press
once to skip
forward to the next message.
REPLAY ALL MESSAGES
REPEAT
1
ALL PLAY/PAUSE
Press
after hearing,
" End of messages. I will save messages. "
ALL
NEW
PLAY/PAUSE
PAUSE MESSAGE PLAYBACK
You can temporarily pause message playback up to five minutes. During Pause Mode, the MESSAGES/
ON-OFF and MESSAGE FILE INDICATORS will flash. The TA-117 will not answer calls in the Pause Mode.
OR
1
ALL
NEW PLAY/PAUSE
Press
or
during message playback. The
2
Leave the TA-117 in Pause Mode. It
MESSAGES/ON-OFF INDICATOR will
will automatically reset to answer calls
flash slowly.
after five minutes. All messages will be
saved.
ALL
NEW
OR
2
ON/OFF
Press
twice to end pause
PLAY/PAUSE
and return to Standby Mode. Any
You have three options during Pause Mode:
messages erased prior to Pause Mode,
will now be saved.
2
Press
ALL
or
NEW PLAY/PAUSE
ON/OFF
again to resume listening to messages.
AUTOMATIC SAVE
1
ERASE
If you do not press
while listening to messages or after playing
End of messages.
them, the TA-117 will automatically save all messages. You will hear:
I will save messages.
SELECTIVE SAVE & ERASE
ERASE
The TA-117 allows you to selectively save or erase individual messages or all messages.
INDIVIDUALLY SAVE OR ERASE MESSAGES:
1
SAVE
ERASE
Press
or
as the message you want
saved or erased is played backed. A beep will be heard.
HOLD
SAVE
ERASE OR SAVE ALL MESSAGES:
ERASE
After playback of messages, you will hear, "End of
1
messages." Press
SAVE
or
ERASE
. The TA-117
allows up to seven seconds in which the user can save
or erase all messages. During the seven second time
period, the MESSAGES/ON-OFF INDICATOR will flash.
HOLD
SAVE
SAVE/ERASE SAFEGUARD
The TA-117 is designed to allow the user up to seven seconds to change their mind after erasing or
saving messages. The MESSAGES/ON-OFF INDICATOR will remain flashing for seven seconds after
SAVE
ERASE
hearing " End of messages ." During this time, press
or
, this will override your previous
command and erase or save all messages.
ANSWER A CALL DURING PLAYBACK
If you receive an incoming call during message playback:
1
SPEAKERPHONE
Press
or pick up the telephone connected to the answering machine or
an extension phone and speak with the caller. All messages will be saved.
MESSAGE FILE FEATURES
Message File offers a convenient way to store important messages, long messages or to separate
messages for business, personal use or for other users.
The MESSAGE FILE INDICATOR has two settings:
Quickly flashing: New messages have been transferred to Message File, but not yet played.
Slowly flashing: Messages have already been played and saved in Message File.
FORWARD MESSAGE TO MESSAGE FILE
To store a message into Message File:
1
ALL
NEW PLAY/PAUSE
2
MESSAGE FILE
Press
or
Press
during
to playback your messages.
message you wish to transfer. You will
hear " Message transferred. " The
message will be removed from the main
message location and saved in Message
File. The messages in the main location
ALL
NEW
area, will be renumbered, and the next
message will play.
MESSAGE FILE
PLAY/PAUSE
NOTE:
If the ERASE key is pressed at the end of message playback, then all messages will be erased in the main play
location, and the messages that were forwarded during playback will be saved in Message File.
PLAY ALL MESSAGES IN MESSAGE FILE
When playing messages in Message File, you can utilize the convenient playback features such as: Skip/
Repeat, Pause Message Playback and Selective Save/Erase. See the above sections for more information.
1
MESSAGE FILE
2
After the end of the last message, you
Press
. Messages
will hear, " End of messages. I will save
stored in this location will be played.
messages. "
You will hear:
OR
Message file. Four messages.
You have no
Message one.
MESSAGE FILE
messages.
Wednesday, 1:34 p.m.
Hi Mike, I'm calling...
RECORD A MEMO
You can record a memo for another household member or a reminder for yourself. A memo can be
recorded up to five minutes in length and played at the machine or in remote operation. The memo will
be stamped with the time and day it was recorded. Recorded memos are played along with the incoming
messages in the order in which they were recorded.
1
2
The RECORD INDICATOR will light and
MEMO/CONV
Press
.
you will hear:
Please record
a message.
MEMO/CONV
3
MEMO/CONV
Press
at the end of the
recording.
RECORD
RECORD A CONVERSATION
The TA-117 allows you to record important telephone conversations while using the speakerphone. The
conversation will be stamped with the time and day it was recorded. Conversations up to five minutes
can be recorded. If the call is not answered at the speakerphone, see "SWITCH FROM AN EXTENSION
PHONE TO SPEAKERPHONE."
1
MEMO/
2
MEMO/CONV
Using Speakerphone, press
Press
again or
CONV
SPEAKERPHONE
any time during a conversation.
to end the
recording.
The RECORDING INDICATOR will light.
NOTE: In certain states, it is unlawful and may
MEMO/CONV
lead to criminal penalties to record any
telephone conversation without prior consent of
all parties.
RECORD
SPEAKERPHONE
MAXIMIZING THE BENEFITS OF THE SPEAKERPHONE
One person at a time should speak while using the speakerphone.
Reduce or eliminate background noise such as radio or television.
Do not use an extension phone and speakerphone at the same time.
HOLD
You may place a call on hold while using the speakerphone. Move to another room and pick up an
extension phone. The TA-117 will automatically take the call off hold.
1
SAVE/HOLD
2
HOLD , SPEAKERPHONE
Press
.
ERASE
Press
or
The SPEAKERPHONE
pick up an extension phone to take a
INDICATOR will start
call off hold.
SPEAKERPHONE
flashing.
HOLD
NOTE:
SAVE
Any call left on hold for five minutes will be
automatically disconnected.
SWITCH FROM SPEAKERPHONE TO AN EXTENSION PHONE
1
2
Pick up an extension phone while a caller
Begin speaking.
is on hold.
SWITCH FROM AN EXTENSION PHONE TO SPEAKERPHONE
1
2
Hang up the extension phone and
While using an extension phone, press
SPEAKERPHONE
begin speaking.
.
SPEAKERPHONE
NOTE:
If you use the speakerphone and a handset at the
same time, you may hear a howling noise. Lower the
volume on the TA-117 to eliminate the noise.
FLASH
1
The ERASE button also functions as a flash
ERASE
button. If you subscribe to a call waiting
service and you receive another call while
using the speakerphone, press
ERASE
to
answer the second call. Press
ERASE
again
to return to the first call. Flash may also be
HOLD
used on a business phone system (CENTREX,
PBX) for transferring calls.
SAVE
REMOTE OPERATION
You can use Remote Operation from most touchtone or cellular phones to retrieve, replay, erase and
save messages. The TA-117's Remote Access Number allows you to access the TA-117 when you are
away from your home or office. The 3-digit Remote Access Number is printed on the bottom of the
unit. To use Remote Operation slowly enter each digit of your Remote Access Number after the greeting
plays. If you call from a rotary or pulse telephone, use Casio PhoneMate's Touchtone Dialer. Use the
accessory order form to place an order.
REMOTE MESSAGE RETRIEVAL
1
Call the answering machine from a cellular, pay or touchtone telephone.
2
3-DIGIT ACCESS CODE
After the greeting has played, enter your
(printed on the bottom of
the unit). New messages will play. After hearing "End of messages" the remote menu will play.
3
Select another option or hang up.
NOTE:
If the TA-117 does not respond when you enter your code, try again after the beep.
REMOTE OPERATION - continued
REMOTE VOICE MENU
After new message playback, the TA-117 lists the remote menu options. You can select a remote option
or hang up to save messages.
Voice Menu
Additional Options
Enter
1
to replay.
Enter
to repeat.
Enter
2
to save.
Enter
#
to skip.
Enter
3
to erase.
Enter
0
to hear voice menu.
Enter
4
to record message.
Enter
5
to record greeting.
Enter
6
to play message file.
REPLAY MESSAGES
Replay all new and saved messages from a remote location.
2
1
1
You have four
You may select another option
Press
on a touchtone
or hang up and the TA-117 will
keypad. You will hear:
messages.
automatically save messages.
Message one.
Thursday, 10:15 a.m.
SAVE MESSAGES
Messages can individually be saved during remote playback or automatically saved by hanging up.
To save messages individually:
To save all messages:
1
1
2
Press
during the message you
2
Press
during the voice menu.
wish to save.
OR
2
Hang up.
ERASE MESSAGES
To selectively erase a message:
To erase all messages:
1
1
3
Press
as the message you wish to
3
Press
during the voice menu.
erase is played back.
NOTE:
If the erase option was chosen, once you disconnect from the line, messages are permanently deleted. Prior to
hanging up, you may change you mind and save messages by pressing 2 on the touchtone keypad within 10
seconds of your last remote command.
RECORD A MESSAGE
Record a message for yourself or a household member from a remote location.
1
2
4
Enter
on the touchtone
After the tone, begin speaking.
keypad to record
Press
4
when you finish speaking.
Please record a
a new message.
message. Press four
You will hear:
when finished.
RECORD A NEW GREETING
Change your greeting from a remote location.
1
2
Enter
5
on the touchtone keypad
5
After the tone, begin speaking. Press
to record your new
when you finish speaking.
Record new
greeting. You will hear:
greeting. Enter five
when finished.
3
The new greeting will play. You will hear
the remote menu again. Select another
option or hang up.
PLAY MESSAGE FILE
You can play messages in Message File from a remote location.
1
2
6
Filed messages will be played. You will
Enter
on the
Enter six to play
hear the remote menu again. Select
touchtone keypad.
message file.
another option or hang up.
NOTE:
Message File messages cannot be erased in remote operation.
REPEAT MESSAGES
SKIP BACKWARD
1
1
Press
twice to skip backward to
Press
once to repeat the current
previous messages.
message.
SKIP FORWARD
RETURN TO VOICE MENU
You can skip forward through messages.
1
At anytime during remote operation, you
1
wish to hear the voice menu, press
0 .
#
Press
once to skip forward to the
The remote menu will play.
next message.
REMOTE ACTIVATION
If you leave your home or office without turning on your TA-117, you can do so from any telephone.
1
Call and let your phone ring 15 times or more. The TA-117 will turn on and you will hear your
greeting and the beep.
MESSAGE RETRIEVAL WHEN MEMORY IS FULL
If the TA-117's memory is full, you will hear three short beeps. To retrieve messages remotely when the
TA-117's memory is full:
1
3-DIGIT REMOTE
2
After listening to messages, you may
Enter your
ACCESS CODE
press
3
on the keypad to erase
after hearing three
messages or, as a specific message
beeps. (See "REMOTE MESSAGE
3
plays, press
to individually erase that
RETRIEVAL.")
message.

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   Summary of Contents for Casio PhoneMate TA-117

  • Page 1

    1. OFF = The TA-117 is off. You can set the TA-117 to ring like a telephone when a call comes in. You may answer the call using the 2. ON (light is solid) = The machine is on and no messages have been received.

  • Page 2: Troubleshooting

    A. When the power supply cord or plug is damaged or frayed. You can answer a call from any extension phone connected to the same line as the TA-117. Pick up any B. If liquid has been spilled into the product.

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