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Philips DCTG2401S/94 User Manual

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Use only rechargeable batteries.
Charge each handset for 24 hours before use.



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  • Page 1 Register your product and get support at DCTG240 Telephone Warning Use only rechargeable batteries. Charge each handset for 24 hours before use.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Important Power requirements Safety Inforcmation Conformity Recycling and disposal Electric, Magnetic and Electromagnetic Fields ("EMF") 5 Your phone What’s in the box Overview of your phone Display icons Overview of the base station 10 Getting started Connect the base station Install your phone Welcome mode Menu structure...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Set Area Code Call Barring Baby Call Set Prefix SOS Number Registration Unregister 7.10 Change Master PIN 7.11 Reset Unit 7.12 Country Selection 7.13 Default settings Technical data Frequently asked questions 36 Index Table of contents...
  • Page 5: Important

    • 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. • Handsfree activation could suddenly...
  • Page 6: Conformity

    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. You can find the Declaration of Conformity on
  • Page 7: Electric, Magnetic And Electromagnetic Fields ("Emf")

    Philips plays an active role in the development of international EMF and safety standards, enabling Philips to anticipate further developments in standardisation for early integration in its products.
  • 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 Handset 2 AAA rechargeable 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 9: Overview Of Your Phone

    Overview of your phone Earpiece Display See page 9 for an overview of the display icons. Menu key & Left Softkey In idle mode: Go to the main menu. In other modes: Select the function displayed on the handset screen directly above it.
  • Page 10 Loudspeaker key In idle mode: Turn on the loudspeaker and dial the number. Answer an incoming call using handsfree mode. During a call: Toggle the loudspeaker on/off. Call transfer key & Intercom key In idle mode: Initiate an internal call. During a call: Hold the line and page another handset.
  • Page 11: Display Icons

    Display icons Status bar Indicates that the battery is fully charged. Icon blinks during charge and when the battery is low. Indicates that there is an external incoming call, an external call is connected or an external call is held. Icon blinks during intercom mode.
  • Page 12: Overview Of The Base Station

    Overview of the base station Paging key Page handset. Long press to start registration procedure. Your phone...
  • Page 13: 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 14: Welcome Mode

    3.2.1 Install battery Warning Always use AAA rechargeable batteries supplied with your unit. There could be risk of battery leakage if you use alkaline batteries or other battery types. Slide out the battery cover. Place the batteries in the correct polarity as indicated and replace the cover.
  • Page 15 Press key to display a list of countries. Scroll to find your country. Press to confirm your selection. • The default line settings and menu language for the selected country will be automatically configured. • To set date/time, see “Set Date and Time”...
  • Page 16: Menu Structure

    Menu structure The table below describes the menu tree of your phone. Press left menu key Use navigation keys PHONEBOOK ADD NUMBER EDIT NUMBER DELETE NUM. DELETE ALL DIRECT MEM. CLOCK/ALARM DATE & TIME SET ALARM ALARM TONE PERSONAL SET HANDSET TONE HANDSET NAME AUTO ANSWER...
  • Page 17 ADVANCE SET REGISTRATION UNREGISTER RESET UNIT SEL. COUNTRY * * Depending on your country, this feature may not be available for selection. Getting started Country list...
  • Page 18: Using Your Phone

    Using your phone Make a call 4.1.1 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 page 31 for more information.
  • Page 19: End A Call

    mode (see “Activate/ AUTO ANSWER Deactivate Auto Answer” on page 28) is activated, you can simply lift up the handset from its base station to answer the call. This feature is deactivated by default. 4.2.1 Handsfree answering Danger Handsfree activation can suddenly increase the volume in the earpiece to a very high level.
  • Page 20: 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 21: Using Your Phonebook

    5.4.3 Activate/Deactivate loudspeaker mode Danger Handsfree activation can suddenly increase the volume in the earpiece to a very high level. Make sure the handset is not too close to your ear. During a call, press activate the loudspeaker mode. Press key again to return to normal mode.
  • Page 22 Press to display name. Enter the new name and press confirm. Enter the new number and press to confirm. • A validation tone is emitted. 5.5.4 Delete a phonebook entry Press in idle mode, scroll and press PHONEBOOK scroll DELETE NUM. press Scroll to select an entry to...
  • Page 23: Using The Redial List

    , scroll and press Scroll KEY 1 press • The stored number is displayed (if any). Press to enter direct memory menu. Scroll DELETE NUM. press is displayed on the screen. DELETE? Press to confirm deletion. • A validation tone is emitted and the screen returns to previous menu.
  • Page 24: Using The Call Log

    is displayed on the screen. DELETE? Press again to confirm deletion. • A validation tone is emitted. Note Press to discard change and the BACK screen returns to redial list. 5.6.5 Delete the redial list Press key in idle mode and press key.
  • Page 25: Using The Intercom

    • is displayed for 5 seconds SAVED and the screen returns to call log. Note Press to delete the last digit or BACK character entered. 5.7.4 Delete a call list entry Press in idle mode, scroll select an entry and press scroll DELETE NUM.
  • Page 26: Paging

    Press key on the called handset to answer the internal call, where both internal callers can talk. • Intercom is established. Press key on the first handset to transfer the external call to the called handset. • The external call is transferred. Note If there is no answer from the called handset, press...
  • Page 27: Chain Dialling

    Press key on the base station again to stop paging. 5.10 Chain Dialling This feature allows you to dial an extension to a number already saved in the phonebook during a call. Press to take the line and press to open phonebook list. •...
  • Page 28 Note The alarm tone and alarm icon only sound/blink for 1 minute when the alarm time is reached. To mute the alarm tone, simply press any key on the handset. 5.11.3 Set Alarm Tone Press in idle mode, scroll and press CLOCK/ALARM scroll ALARM TONE...
  • Page 29: Personal Settings

    Change the Handset Name Press key in idle mode, scroll PERSONAL SET , scroll HANDSET and press NAME The last stored name is displayed. Press key to delete the BACK characters one by one. and press and press PHILIPS and press...
  • Page 30: Activate/Deactivate Auto Answer

    Enter the new name (maximum 10 characters) and press confirm. • A validation tone is emitted and the screen returns to previous menu. Activate/Deactivate Auto Answer This function enables you to answer a call automatically by simply lifting the handset off the base station.
  • Page 31: Advanced Settings

    Advanced settings Change Recall time Recall time (or dial delay) is the time delay by which the line will be disconnected after you press key. It can be set to short or long. The default value of recall time that is preset in your handset should be the best suited for your country network and therefore you should not need to change it.
  • Page 32: Call Barring

    Call Barring Call barring enables you to restrict selected handsets from dialling a phone number beginning with certain numbers. You can set up to 4 different barring numbers, with each number containing up to 4 digits. 7.4.1 To activate/deactivate Call Barring Press key in idle mode, scroll...
  • Page 33: Set Prefix

    Note By default, the Master PIN is 0000. Press to enter Scroll and press to confirm. is displayed on the BABY CALL ON screen. • A validation tone is emitted and the screen returns to previous menu. 7.5.2 To deactivate Baby Call mode Long press key (when Baby Call...
  • Page 34: Sos Number

    Enter the prefix number (maximum 5 digits) and press confirm. • A validation tone is emitted and the screen returns to previous menu. Note If no detect string (blank) is entered, the prefix number will be automatically added to the predial number after pressed.
  • Page 35: Unregister

    Unregister Press key in idle mode, scroll ADVANCE SET , scroll and press Enter the Master PIN when prompted and press to confirm. Note By default, the Master PIN is 0000. Scroll to select the handset number to unregister and press •...
  • Page 36: Country Selection

    Ringer Melody Earpiece Volume Speaker Volume Key Tone Auto Answer Handset Name Time/Date Master PIN Alarm Alarm Tone Call Barring and press SEL. Default settings MEDIUM MELODY 1 VOLUME 2 VOLUME 3 PHILIPS 01/01; 00:00 0000 MELODY 1 Advanced settings...
  • Page 37: Technical Data

    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 38: 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 batteries: Put the handset on the base station to charge. After a few moments, the phone will switch on.
  • Page 39 • Line adaptor is required: Connect the line adaptor to the line cord. Caller does not hear me clearly! • Move closer to the base station. • Move the base station at least one metre away from any electronic appliances. Frequent noise interference on my radio or television! •...
  • Page 40: 10 Index

    10 Index Accessories 6 Alarm 25 Alarm Tone 26 Answer a call 16 Answer an external call 24 Area Code 29 Auto Answer 28 Baby Call 30 Call Barring 30 Call in progress 18 Call log 16 Chain Dialling 25 Charge battery 12 Clock and Alarm 25 Conference call 24...
  • Page 41 Recall time 29 Recycling and disposal 4 Redial list 16 Registration 32 Reset Unit 33 Ring Melody 27 Ring Volume 27 Save a redial number 21 SOS Number 32 Store a contact 19 Switch handset on/off 18 Text or number entry 18 Transfer an external call 23 Unmute 18 Unregister 33...
  • Page 42 Copyright © 2007 Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. All rights reserved. Reproductions in whole or in part is prohibited without the written consent of the copyright owner. Document order number: 3111 285 38471 Printed in China...

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