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1. Never install telephone wiring during a lightning storm.
2. Never install telephone jacks in wet locations unless the jack is
specifically designed for wet locations.
3. Never touch uninsulated telephone wires or terminals unless the
telephone line has been disconnected at the network interface.
4. Use caution when installing or modifying telephone lines.
When using your telephone equipment, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire,
electric shock and injury to persons, including the following:
Read and understand all instructions.
Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product.
Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a
damp cloth for cleaning.
Do not use this product near water, for example, near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub, in a
wet basement, or near a swimming pool.
Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand, or table. The product may fall, causing serious damage to
Slots and openings in the cabinet and the back or bottom are provided for ventilation, to protect it from
overheating, these openings must not be blocked or covered. The openings should never be blocked by placing
the product on the bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface. This product should never be placed near or over a
radiator or heat register. This product should not be placed in an enclosed environment unless proper ventilation
Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord. Do not locate this product where the cord will be abused by
persons walking on it.
Do not overload wall outlets and extension cords as this can result in the risk of fire or electric shock.
Never push objects of any kind into this product through cabinet slots as they may touch dangerous voltage
points or short out parts that could result in a risk of fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the
To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not disassemble this product, but take it to a qualified serviceman when
some service or repair work is required. Opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltages or
other risks. Incorrect re-assembly can cause electric shock when the appliance is subsequently used.
Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following
When the power supply cord or plug is damaged or frayed.
If liquid has been spilled into the product.
If the product has been exposed to rain or water.
If the product does not operate normally by following the operating instructions. Adjust only those controls,
that are covered by the operating instructions because improper adjustment of other controls may result in
damage and will often require extensive work by a qualified technician to restore the product to normal
If the product has been dropped or the cabinet has been damaged.
If the product exhibits a distinct change in performance.
Avoid using a telephone (other than a cordless type) during an electrical storm. There may be a remote risk of
electric shock from lightning.
Do not use the telephone to report a gas leak near the leak.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
If you subscribe to a Caller Identification Service (available from most local telephone companies),
the TA-160 can display the name and phone number of incoming calls. With the Caller ID feature,
you can see who is calling before you answer a call.
Call Waiting Caller ID
If you subscribe to a Call Waiting Caller ID service from your local telephone company, the TA-160
can display the name and number of an incoming call while you are already talking to another party
on an extension phone or the speakerphone.
You must order the complete package known as "CALL WAITING/CALLER ID" from your local telephone company. If you
simply subscribe to the separate CALL WAITING and CALLER ID services, you will not receive Call Waiting Caller ID
information (Caller identification of the second caller) on your TA-160.
Caller ID Memory
The TA-160 automatically stores the Caller ID names and numbers of the last 75 calls you have
Display & Dial
The TA-160 conveniently allows you to dial any stored Caller ID number by pressing one button.
This feature plays the first few seconds of each message for quick scanning, and message
Supertwist Nematic (STN) LCD
Advanced LCD technology in your TA-160 provides clear, multi-angle viewing of all LCD elements,
including the caller's name and phone number if you subscribe to a Caller ID service from your local
Permanent Memory Back-Up
No battery required. Indefinitely saves greetings, incoming messages and stored Caller ID data, in
the event of a power failure.
Local Area Code Setting
If you are planning to use the Caller ID features on the TA-160, be sure to program your local area
code into the TA-160's memory. The TA-160 needs this information to operate correctly when
dialing stored Caller ID numbers. (see page 8.)
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