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RCA 23200 User Manual

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Cell Docking System
with 2.4 GHz Cordless Handset
User's Guide
Please read this manual
before operating product
for the first time.


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  • Page 1 Cell Docking System with 2.4 GHz Cordless Handset User’s Guide Please read this manual before operating product for the first time. Model 23200...
  • Page 2: Nformation

    Important Information 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. 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 the equipment.
  • Page 3: Equipment Approval I Interference Information

    Important Information Interference Information This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference; and (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents .....2 Changing a Stored VIP Melody Record 20 QUIPMENT PPROVAL NFORMATION .........3 NTERFERENCE NFORMATION Reviewing And Deleting Stored VIP (HAC) ....3 EARING OMPATIBILITY Melody Record ........20 FCC RF R ....3 ADIATION XPOSURE TATEMENT Area Code ............21 ...........6 NTRODUCTION Key Tone..............21...
  • Page 5 Table of Contents ........29 ID (CID) .......... 34 NTERCOM PERATION ALLER CID E ..........35 Making an Intercom Call.......29 RROR ODES CID R ........35 Receiving an Intercom Call......30 ECEIVING ECORDS ......30 CID R ID M DVANCED NTERCOM EATURES TORING ECORDS...
  • Page 6: Hearing Aid Compatibility Fcc Rf Radiation Exposure Introduction

    Refer to the IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS provided with this product and save them for future reference. Congratulations on purchasing the RCA Cordless Phone Docking System. This system operates in the 2.4 GHz frequency range, and is unique to conventional cordless telephones. When the base is connected to electrical power and a telephone line, you can place a fully-featured cordless handset anywhere electrical power is available.
  • Page 7: Parts Checklist

    Connections & Setup Parts Checklist Make sure your package includes the items shown here. Docking Station Base AC power Docking Station Base AC power adapter adapter (5-2648) (5-2674) Battery Handset Battery Handset Line cord Belt clip USB cable compartment (5-2670) (5-2661) (5-2675) cover...
  • Page 8: Telephone Jack Requirements

    Connections & Setup Telephone Jack Requirements Wall plate To use this phone, you need an RJ11C type modular phone telephone jack, which might look like the one pictured here, installed in your home. If you don’t have a modular jack, call your local phone company to find out how to Modular telephone get one installed.
  • Page 9: Installing The Base Unit

    Connections & Setup Installing the Base Unit Choose the best location to install the base, it should be placed on a level surface such as a desk or table top. Connecting the AC (Electrical) Power Plug one end of the base power adapter cord into the power jack on the bottom of the base and the other end into an electrical outlet.
  • Page 10: Installing The Dockings

    Connections & Setup Installing the Handset Battery NOTE: You must connect the handset battery before use. 1. Push down on the top of the battery compartment cover (located on the back of each handset) and remove the cover. 2. Plug the battery pack cord into the jack inside the battery compartment. NOTE: It is important to maintain the polarity (black and red wires) to the jack inside the compartment.
  • Page 11: Connecting Your Cellp

    NOTE: For a list of cell phones compatible with the docking station, please refer to the model number compatibility information printed on the back of the gift box or visit the website: Docking Station Layout...
  • Page 12: Handset Layout

    Connections & Setup Handset Layout speaker (button) display cell home (button) (button) CID/vol CID/vol (button) (button) voicemail memory (button) (button) redial hold (button) (button) intercom delete (button) (button) format/conference (button) flash/exit (button) #pause (button) prog/mute (button) Base Layout page (button) home cell (indicator)
  • Page 13: Programming The Docking

    Programming the Docking Station Programming the Docking Station Programming Functions docking station uses a menu structure to give you access to all of the built-in features. You may program the following items in main menu: Set Language, Reset Timer, and Register Docking Station. NOTE: You may press the exit button at any time to exit the features menu.
  • Page 14: Register Docking Station

    Programming the Docking Station Timer (Displaying and Resetting the Cell Docking Station Call Timer) TIMER. 1. Use the  or  buttons to scroll RESET YES NO 2. Press the program button to enter the TIMER menu, shows in the display. 99 59:59 RESET YES �NO 3.
  • Page 15: Programming The Handset

    Programming the Handset Programming the Handset Standby Screen The handset displays the user name (if entered) and handset number. USER NAME HANDSET X Programming Functions The system uses a menu structure to give you access to all of the built-in features. You may program the following items in main menu: Room Monitor, Handset Setup.
  • Page 16: Handset Setup

    Programming the Handset Handset Setup You may program the following items: Language, Handset Name, Ringer Volume, Ringer Tone, Voicemail, Cell Ringer Tone, Cell Ringer Volume, VIP Melody, Key Tone, Area Code, Registration, Deregistration and Default Setting. During programming, you may press the flash/exit button at any time to exit the menu and return to the sub-menu.
  • Page 17: Ringer Volume

    Programming the Handset Ringer Volume There are two ways to adjust the ringer volume. Method 1: 1. Make sure the cordless handset is OFF (not in talk mode). 2. Press the #PAUSE button to display SET RINGER 1HI 2LOW 3OFF. 3.
  • Page 18: Set Voicemail

    Programming the Handset Set Voicemail This feature enables you to access your cell phone voicemail service with the touch of a button using the cordless handset. is OFF (not in talk mode). 1. Make sure the cordless handset 2. Press the prog/mute button to go to the main menu. 3.
  • Page 19: Set Cell (Ringer) Volume

    Programming the Handset Cell Volume 1. Make sure the cordless handset is OFF (not in talk mode). 2. Press the prog/mute button to go to the main menu. 3. Press CID/vol orbuttons to scroll to HANDSET SETUP. 4. Press prog/mute button to confirm. 5.
  • Page 20: Changing A Stored Vip Melody Record 20 Reviewing And Deleting Stored Vip Melody Record

    Programming the Handset Press CID/vol or buttons to select a VIP melody memory location (10 VIP locations) that does not currently contain a record. 8. Press prog/mute button to display SELECT MEMORY. NOTE: If the memory location does not contain any CID memory records and you are trying to mark a specific record as VIP MELODY, then “NO USER MEMORY”...
  • Page 21: Area Code

    Programming the Handset Area Code 1. Make sure the cordless handset is OFF (not in talk mode). 2. Press the prog/mute button to go to the main menu. 3. Press CID/vol orbuttons to scroll to HANDSET SETUP. 4. Press prog/mute button to confirm. 5.
  • Page 22: De-Registration

    Programming the Handset HOLD BASE PAGE 8. Press the prog/mute button to confirm your selection. If you choose to register, WAIT FOR BEEP shows in the display. 9. Press and hold the page button on the base unit until you hear a long beep at the handset and HANDSET X REGISTERED shows in the handset display, where X is the handset name.
  • Page 23: Global De-Registration

    Programming the Handset Global De-registration If one or more handsets becomes lost, you should de-register all handsets to ensure proper system operation. Follow the steps below to de-register both handsets at the same time. WARNING: It is not recommended that a handset be de-registered unless absolutely necessary because once a handset is de-registered, that handset’s telephone features cannot be used until the handset is re-registered.
  • Page 24: Docking Station Operation

    Basic Operation Docking Station Operation Indicators In-use Indicator When the handset is in talk mode using the cell network, the in-use indicator on the docking station illuminates. Docked Indicator When the docking station identifies the cell phone successfully, the docked indicator illuminates.
  • Page 25: Telephone Operation

    Basic Operation Situation What to do You have an existing or new cell phone not Go to website to verify cable compatibility. If listed on the original package. The cell phone compatible, then upgrade your software via the may be compatible with one of the adapter website.
  • Page 26: Making Calls

    Basic Operation Making Calls With the telephone land line 1. Make sure the cordless handset is OFF (not in talk mode). 2. Press the home button on the handset, listen for the dialtone, and enter the telephone number you want to call. - OR - Enter the telephone number you want to call, then press the home button.
  • Page 27: Auto Standby

    Basic Operation Auto Standby If you place the handset in the cradle while the handset is off the hook (during a call), the call is automatically disconnected. Ringer HI/LOW/OFF There are two ways to set the ringer to HI/LOW/OFF. One is the traditional way as described in the Programming Functions;...
  • Page 28: Exit

    Speakerphone Operation 2. Press the redial button. -OR- 3. Press the redial button first, then use the CID/vol or buttons to select the desired redial number. - Press CID/volto review the oldest call and scroll toward the most recent calls (higher numbers). - Press CID/volto review the newest call and scroll to older calls (lower numbers).
  • Page 29: Answering A Call With The Handset

    Intercom Operation Speakerphone Operation Answering a Call with the Handset 1. When the phone rings, press the speaker button on the handset. 2. When finished, press the speaker button again to hang up. Making a Call with the Handset the cordless handset is OFF (not in talk mode).
  • Page 30: Receiving An Intercom Call

    Intercom Operation PAGING EXTENSION? appears in the display. 2. Press the intercom button on the handset. 3. Use the touch-tone pad to select the handset you want to page. NOTE: To cancel page, press the intercom button again or the flash/exit button on the sending handset.
  • Page 31: Three-Way Calling

    Intercom Operation Three-Way Calling Between two handsets and an external land-line call NOTE: This option is only available if you have an additional handset (not included). 1. During an external call, press the intercom key. LINE ON HOLD EXTENSION? shows in the display. Use the touch-tone pad to select the handset you want to page.
  • Page 32: Emory

    Memory Memory You may store fifty 15-character names and 20-digit telephone numbers in the handset memory. Storing a Name and Number in Memory 1. Make sure the cordless handset is OFF (not in talk mode). 2. Press the memory key to display SELECT MEMORY 01-50. 3.
  • Page 33: Storing The Last Number Inserting A Pause In The Stored Number )

    Memory Inserting a Pause in the Dialing Sequence (of a Stored Number) Press the #pause button on the handset’s touch-tone pad to insert a delay in dialing sequence when a pause is needed to wait for a dial tone (for example, after you dial 9 for an outside line, or to wait for a computer access tone.) Each pause counts as one digit in the dialing sequence.
  • Page 34: Emory

    Caller ID 2. Press the memory key to display SELECT MEMORY 01-50. 3. Press the memory location for the phone number you want to dial, or use the CID/vol or buttons to scroll to the number you want to dial. 4.
  • Page 35: Cid Error Codes

    Caller ID Cellular Caller ID Your cell phone may offer Caller ID as a stand-alone device if this information is provided by your cellular service provider. Some—but not all—cell phones also support Caller ID through the adapter cable and the docking station.
  • Page 36: Storing Cid Records In

    Caller ID Storing CID Records in Internal Memory You may also store CID information in the phone’s internal memory. You may not reformat CID records stored in memory. TIP: To prevent the CID information from automatically being deleted, you may want to store it in the phone’s memory.
  • Page 37: Deleting Acid Record

    Basic Information 3. If the number does not dial as shown, press the format/conference button. Repeat if necessary, until the correct number of digits show in the display. 4. Press the home button or cell button on the handset. The number dials automatically. NOTE: If the telephone number is corrupted, such as an alphabetical character in a number field, you will hear an error tone and the number is not dialed.
  • Page 38: Battery Safety Precautions

    Basic Information 6. Place handset in the base or handset charge cradle to charge. If you don’t charge the handset battery properly (for 16 hours) when you first set up the phone and/or when you install a new battery pack, the battery ’s long-term performance will be compromised. NOTE: If the battery is not properly installed in the handset, or if the battery pack is not properly connected to the jack inside the battery compartment.
  • Page 39: Display Messages

    Troubleshooting Display Messages The following messages show the status of the phone, provides Caller ID information, or helps you set up and use your phone. INCOMPLETE DATA CID information is interrupted during transmission or the phone line is excessively noisy. HANDSET NAME Prompt telling you to enter the user name for the registered handset.
  • Page 40: Handset Sound Signals

    Troubleshooting PAGING or Someone pressed the page/int button on the base or handset. PAGING FROM BLOCKED NUMBER Indicates the person is calling from a number which is blocked from transmission. REPT Indicates a repeat call message. Indicates a new call from the same number was received more than once.
  • Page 41 Troubleshooting Handset does not ring • Make sure the handset ringer software switch is set to on. • The handset may be out of range of the base. Move closer to the base. • You may have too many extension phones on your line. Try unplugging some extension phones. •...
  • Page 42: Caller Id Solutions

    Troubleshooting The docked indicator does not illuminate. • Make sure the docking station is connected to a non-switched electrical outlet. Disconnect the AC power adapter from the docking station and reconnect it. • Make sure the adapter cable is firmly attached to both the cell phone and the docking station. The handset does not show caller ID information for cell phone calls.
  • Page 43: General Product Care

    Troubleshooting General Product Care To keep your unit working and looking good, follow these guidelines: • Avoid dropping the handset, as well as other rough treatment to the phone. • Clean the phone with a soft cloth. • Never use strong cleaning agents, paint thinner, abrasive powder, alcohol, or other chemical products to clean the unit.
  • Page 44 Index Index to come...
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  • Page 46: Limited Warranty

    Warranty Limited Warranty 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 47 Accessory Information How state law relates to this warranty: • Some states do not allow the exclusion nor limitation of incidental or consequential damages, or limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. •...
  • Page 48 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 ©2005...

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