Philips CD1554B/37 Manual

Philips CD1554B/37 Manual

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  • Page 1 Register your product and get support at US-EN Telephone answering machine Warning Use only rechargeable batteries. Charge the handset for 24 hours before use. CD 155...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Safety information Equipment Approval Information Interference Information Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) FCC RF Radiation Exposure Statement Important Power requirements Conformity Electric, Magnetic and Electromagnetic Fields ("EMF") 7 Recycle your batteries Service Centers Your phone What’s in the box Overview of your phone Display icons Overview of the base station 13...
  • Page 4 Table of contents Clock and Alarm Set date and time Set date/time format Set alarm Set alarm tone Advanced settings Change Master PIN Registration Unregister Reset unit Set area code Set prefix Change flash time Change the dial mode Set first ring 9.10 Default settings Telephone answering...
  • Page 5: Safety Information

    Safety 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. 1.1.1 Notification to the Local Telephone Company...
  • Page 6: Interference Information

    warrant such action, the telephone company may temporarily discontinue service immediately. In case of such temporary discontinuance, the telephone company must: (1) promptly notify you of such temporary discontinuance; (2) afford you the opportunity to correct the situation; and (3) inform you of your right to bring a complaint to the Commission pursuant to procedures set forth in Subpart E of Part 68, FCC Rules and...
  • Page 7: Hearing Aid Compatibility (Hac)

    However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. Privacy of Communications may not be ensured when using this product. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the...
  • Page 8: Important

    • Do not allow the charger to come into contact with liquids. • Never use any other battery than the one delivered with the product or recommended by Philips: risk of explosion. • Always use the cables provided with the product.
  • Page 9: Conformity

    113º F). • Battery life may be shortened in low temperature conditions. Conformity We, Philips declare that the product is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. This product can only be connected to the analogue telephone networks of the countries mentioned on the packaging.
  • Page 10: Service Centers

    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 involvement in this program is part of its commitment to protecting our environment and conserving natural resources. ®...
  • Page 11: 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 Handset 2 AAA rechargeable NiMH batteries User manual Note *You may find in the box the line adaptor delivered separately from the line cable. 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 12: Overview Of Your Phone

    Overview of your phone Earpiece < OK key In other modes: Select the function displayed on the handset screen directly above it. Back/Clear key In text or number editing mode: Short press to delete one digit/character. In other modes: Select the function displayed on the handset screen directly above it.
  • Page 13 During a call: Switch from pulse dialing to tone dialing. In call log reviewing mode: Press repeatedly to view the alternate dialing sequences. Ringer off key In idle mode: Insert #. Long press to turn the ringer on/off. During a call: Insert #. Long press to insert a pause.
  • Page 14: Display Icons

    Display icons Status bar Indicates battery is fully charged. Indicates battery is fully discharged. Indicates that an external call is connected or held. Icon blinks when receiving an incoming call. Indicates new voice messages received. Icon blinks when there are unread messages. Displays when the call log is accessed.
  • Page 15: Overview Of The Base Station

    Overview of the base station Earpiece Volume keys Increase (+) or Decrease (-) speaker volume. There are 5 levels of speaker volume. On/Off key Short press to switch on/off the answering machine. Delete key Delete current message during message playback. Long press to delete all messages when TAM is in idle mode (unread messages will not be deleted).
  • Page 16: Getting Started

    Getting started Connect the base station Place the base station in a central location near the telephone line socket and electricity socket. Connect the line cord and the power cable to their corresponding connectors at the back of the base station.
  • Page 17: Install Your Phone

    Turn the bracket around and re- insert the bracket to the back of the base station. Slide the base down into place. Use the pedestral wall mounting to plug your base station. Getting started Install your phone Before using the handset, the batteries have to be installed and fully charged.
  • Page 18 The battery icon blinks during charge. The battery icon when the handset is fully charged. Note Optimal battery life is reached after 3 cycles of complete charging (over 15 hours) and discharging, allowing approximately 12 hours of talk-time and 150 hours of stand-by time. The indoor and outdoor range of the phone is up to 50 metres and 300 metres respectively.
  • Page 19: Menu Structure

    Menu structure The table below describes the menu tree of your phone. Press key to display the main menu. Use navigation keys < the menus and press PHONEBOOK NEW ENTRY LIST EDIT ENTRY DELETE ENTRY DELETE ALL DIRECT MEMORY PERSONAL SET HANDSET NAME HANDSET TONES LANGUAGE...
  • Page 21: Using Your Phone

    Using your phone Make a call 5.1.1 Predialling Dial the number (maximum 24 digits). Press key. • The call is initiated. You may insert a prefix number to the beginning of your predial number, see “Set Prefix” on chapter 9.6 for more information.
  • Page 22: Answer A Call

    To dial the current displayed number, press • The call is initiated. Note You need to subscribe to Caller Line Identification service to be able to see the caller’s number or name in the call log (see “Access call list” on chapter 6.7.1). When saving the call list entry to phonebook, the original incoming number will be saved instead of the current...
  • Page 23: Use More Of Your Phone

    Use more of your phone Switch the handset on/off Press and hold key for more than 5 seconds to switch on/off the handset in idle mode. Keypad lock/unlock Press and hold key for 1 second to lock/unlock the keypad in idle mode. Text or number entry When you select a field in which you can enter text, you can enter the letters that...
  • Page 24: Using Your Phonebook

    6.4.4 Adjust loudspeaker volume During a call, press VOLUME 1 VOLUME 5 6.4.5 Call waiting If you have subscribed to Call Waiting service, the earpiece will emit a beep tone to inform you that there is a second incoming call. The number or name of the second caller will also be displayed on your phone if you have subscribed to Caller Line Identification service (CLI).
  • Page 25 Edit the number and press confirm. • A validation tone is emitted. 6.5.4 Delete a phonebook entry Press in idle mode, scroll and press PHONEBOOK scroll DELETE ENTRY < press Scroll to select an entry to < delete and press is displayed on the CONFIRM? <...
  • Page 26: Using The Redial List

    is displayed on the CONFIRM? < screen. Press deletion. • A validation tone is emitted and the screen returns to previous menu. Using the redial list The redial list stores the last 5 numbers dialed. A maximum of 24 digits can be displayed for each entry.
  • Page 27 If you have not subscribed to Caller Line Identification service, there will not be any information displayed in the call log. 6.7.1 Access call list Press in idle mode to browse the call list. • The calls (missed and received) are displayed in chronological order with the most recent call at the top of the list.
  • Page 28: Using The Intercom

    Using the intercom Warning Intercom and call transfer is only possible with handsets registered to the same base station. This feature is only available when there are at least 2 registered handsets. It allows you to make free internal calls, transfer external calls from one handset to another and use the conference option.
  • Page 29: Handset Locating

    If there are more than 2 registered handsets, the handset numbers which are available for intercom will be displayed. Press the specific handset number you wish to call. Press handset to answer the internal call, where both internal callers can talk. •...
  • Page 30: Personal Settings

    < < , press HANDSET TONES again to enter RING VOLUME When will be displayed on the screen. PHILIPS 7.2.2 and press There are 10 ring melodies available on HANDSET your handset. < 7.2.3 A single tone is emitted when a key is pressed.
  • Page 31: Change The Display Language

    Change the display language Your handset can support different display languages. Press key in idle mode, scroll PERSONAL SET < , scroll < and press Scroll to your desired language < and press to confirm. • A validation tone is emitted and the screen returns to previous menu.
  • Page 32: Clock And Alarm

    Clock and Alarm This feature allows you to set the date, time and alarm settings for your phone. The default date and time is respectively. 12:00 am Set date and time Press in idle mode, scroll CLOCK & ALARM < <...
  • Page 33: Set Alarm Tone

    Scroll < and press DAILY If you select ON ONCE , enter the time (HH:MM) for DAILY the alarm and scroll < . Press • A validation tone is emitted and the screen returns to previous menu. Note The alarm tone and alarm icon only sound/blink for 1 minute when the alarm time is reached.
  • Page 34: Advanced Settings

    Advanced settings Change Master PIN The Master PIN is used for accessing the answering machine remotely. The default Master PIN number is 0000. The maximum length of the Master PIN is 8 digits. This PIN is also used to protect the settings of your handset.
  • Page 35: Reset Unit

    Note If no action is taken on the handset within 15 seconds, the unregistration procedure will be aborted and the handset returns to idle mode. To unregister a handset that does not belong to the CD150/155 range, you can only use the CD150/155 handset to unregister it.
  • Page 36: Change Flash Time

    Press key in idle mode, scroll ADVANCED SET < , scroll < and press is displayed on the DETECT DIGIT < screen. Press • The last stored detect string is displayed (if any). Enter a detect string number (maximum 5 digits) and press to confirm.
  • Page 37: Default Settings

    Ringer Volume LEVEL 2 Tone Melody FLICK Earpiece Volume VOLUME 2 Key Tone Language Country dependent Auto Hang Up Handset Name PHILIPS Time/Date 2008/01/01; 12:00am Time format 12 HOURS Date format MM/DD Dialing Mode Country dependent Flash Time Country dependent...
  • Page 38: Telephone Answering Machine (Tam)

    10 Telephone answering machine (TAM) Your phone features an answering machine that records unanswered calls when it is activated. The answering machine can store up to 99 messages. The maximum recording time is 18 minutes. You can use the control keys on the base station to perform the basic functions of the answering machine such as paging, message playback, deleting messages and adjustment of volume on the base station.
  • Page 39: Delete All Messages

    10.1.2 10.1.3 Playback of new messages via handset The last recorded message is played first via the loudspeaker. When all new messages have been played, the answering machine will stop and the Press key in idle mode, scroll < press to enter •...
  • Page 40: Switch The Answering Machine On/Off Via Handset

    is displayed on the CONFIRM? screen. < Press again to confirm deletion of all your messages. • A validation tone is emitted and the screen returns to previous menu. 10.3 Switch the answering machine on/off via handset Press key in idle mode, scroll ANSWER MACHINE <...
  • Page 41: Answering Machine Settings

    Scroll ANSWER ONLY and press ANSWER & REC • The answer mode is set. Note Depending on the answer mode you have selected, the appropriate default outgoing message is played once the answering machine picks up an incoming call. 10.6 Answering machine settings 10.6.1 Ring delay This is the number of rings before the...
  • Page 42 Controlling the answering machine from an external call From another phone, dial home. • The answering machine answers and starts playing your greeting message. Within 8 seconds, press # key on the phone you used to dial and enter the remote access code (same as your Master PIN code).
  • Page 43: 11 Technical Data

    11 Technical data Display • Progressive LCD backlight • The backlight remains on for 15 seconds after each activation such as an incoming call, key presses, lifting the handset off the base station, etc. • The colour of the LCD backlight is Amber.
  • Page 44: Frequently Asked Questions

    12 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 batteries: Put the handset on the base station to charge. After a few moments, the phone will switch on.
  • Page 45 I cannot change the settings of my voice mail • Operator voice mail is managed by your operator and not the phone itself. Please contact your operator should you want to change the settings. Product behaviour Keypad does not work! •...
  • Page 46: 13 Index

    13 Index Accessories 9 Alarm 30 Alarm tone 31 Answer a call 20 Answer an external call 26 Answering machine mode 38 Auto hang-up 29 Call in progress 21 Call log 19 Call screening 40 Charge battery 15 Clock and alarm 30 Conference call 26 Connect base station 14 Date and time 30...
  • Page 47 Save a redial number 24 Set area code 33 Store a contact 22 Switch handset on/off 21 Telephone answering machine 36 Text or number entry 21 Tones Melody 28 Transfer an external call 26 Unmute 21 Unregister 32 Volume 21 Index...
  • Page 49 © 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 42492...

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