Clarity C4230 User Manual

5.8 ghz amplified cordless speakerphone/answering machine with caller id & call waiting.
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User Guide
5.8 GHz Amplified Cordless
Speakerphone /Answering Machine
With Caller ID & Call Waiting
(Supports up to 3 additional handsets)


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    User Guide 5.8 GHz Amplified Cordless Speakerphone /Answering Machine With Caller ID & Call Waiting (Supports up to 3 additional handsets) C4230 Ñ Ç...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Thank you for purchasing the C4230, 5.8 GHz amplified cordless phone, from Clarity. Using our patented Digital Clarity Power, the C4230 clearly amplifies incoming sound up to 50 dB while cutting out background noise.This phone has many features including a digital answering machine and speakerphone.

  • Page 4: Safety Instruction

    5. Do not use the telephone to report a gas leak in the vicinity of the leak. 6. Unplug this telephone from the wall outlets before cleaning.

  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions, Safety Instructions

    F. If the telephone exhibits a distinct change in performance. 15. Never install telephone wiring during a lightning storm. 16. Never install telephone jacks in wet locations unless the jack is specifi- cally designed for wet locations. 17. Never touch uninsulated telephone...

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    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 4. Exercise care in handling batteries in order not to short the battery with conducting materials such as rings, bracelets and keys.The battery or conduction material may over- heat and cause burns. 5. Charge the battery (ies) provided with or identified for use with this product only in accordance with the instructions and limitations specified...

  • Page 7: Parts Checklist

    CONTENTS & PARTS CHECKLIST Base Battery compartment cover Belt clip Handset Phone cord Battery pack AC power adapter User guide...

  • Page 8: Quick Reference Guide

    C4230 FUNCTION KEYS 1 Speaker Press On or Off. 2 Flash Press to receive an incoming call while on a call. (Call Waiting must be activated) 3 Redial Press to Redial last number dialed. 4 Boost Press to add an extra level of amplification over the entire range...

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    C4230 ANSWERING MACHINE DEVICE 12 Answering Machine Display Displays number of messages. 13 On/Off Press to turn answering machine On or Off. 14 OGM/Play Press to Play outgoing message. 15 Delete Press to Delete a message. 16 OGM/REC Press to Record outgoing message.

  • Page 10: Volume Control

    C4230 HANDSET 1 Volume Control The dial controls the volume level of the handset, headset or neckloop, and ringer volumes. 2 Boost When pressed, an extra level of amplification is added over the entire range of volume. 3 Speaker Press to activate handset speakerphone.

  • Page 11: Belt Clip

    C4230 HANDSET 10 Headset A 2.5 mm headset can be used in the Headset Port. (We recommend the Plantronics M214C headset.) 11 Tone Press to select the audio tone for the handset. Boost must be ON to activate tone selection.

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    Place handset in base Handset battery must charge for battery charge Installing the Backup Batteries If there is a power outage, the C4230 will operate up to four hours with (4) AA Alkaline (non-rechargeable) batteries (not included). Note: Operation time depends on what features are being used.

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    C4230 HOW TO CONNECT YOUR C4230 PHONE The phone cord plugs into the C4230 phone base as shown above. Plug the other end of the phone cord into a telephone wall jack. Connect the AC adapter to the back of the base and a 120V wall outlet as shown above.

  • Page 14: Telephone Operation, Basic Handset Operation

    Speaker again. To end call, press TALK. Digital Clarity Power™ Technology With Digital Clarity Power, high frequency sounds are amplified more than low frequency sounds so words are not just louder but clearer and easier to under- stand. It also provides intelligent amplification to make soft sounds audible, while keeping loud sounds bearable.

  • Page 15: Telephone Operations

    16dB of volume before the BOOST button is activated. Once the BOOST button is pressed, the C4230 will provide up to 50dB of amplification. When phone is not in use, the dial on the side controls the level of the ringer volume.

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    With Loss across All Frequencies Notes: 1. These are general recommendations. Hearing loss is specific to each individual; therefore, Clarity an end user tries all four setting to see which will work best for their particular hearing condition. 2. Boost must be on for audio tone settings to activate.

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    Flash The FLASH (CL/FL) button is activated to use custom calling services such as Call Waiting or Three Way Calling. Please contact your local telephone company for information on these services. Last number dialed Press RD/P to call last number dialed.

  • Page 18: Basic Base Operation

    TELEPHONE OPERATIONS Press the (soft key) Hold on the menu to hold 12:09 04/06 the line. TALK Press the (soft key) Unhold to return to the Mute Hold dialing screen and to your call. Dialing (Tone/Pulse) (See Page 25 for instructions)

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    Flash The FLASH button is activated to use custom calling services such as Call Waiting or Three Way Calling. Please contact your local telephone company for information on these services. Mute Press the MUTE button to turn the microphone off on the SPEAKERPHONE.

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    Ringer Style The ringer style adjustments are located on the side of the telephone base. The style of ring can be adjusted by pressing the RING STYLE key. Six (6) styles are available allowing you to customize the ring on the base.To help choose a ring style, each ring tone will sound for two (2) seconds as the choices are scrolled through.

  • Page 21: Installation, Other Features On Handset

    This function is only available with the optional C2210 Lamp Flasher Notification Accessory. Instructions on use will come with purchase of Lamp Flasher. For more information on purchasing contact Clarity at 1-800-426-3738. Bed Shaker This function is only available with the optional C2210 Bed Shaker Notification Accessory.

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    TELEPHONE OPERATIONS 12:09 04/06 Ringer tones Keypad tones Back Select 12:09 04/06 Keypad tones Back Save HANDSET VISUAL RINGER HELP KEY/MEMORY STORAGE IMPORTANT: The HELP Button is NOT pre-programmed for 911. We do not rec- ommend program- ming 911 into your phone memory.

  • Page 23: Date And Time

    TELEPHONE OPERATIONS Date and Time Note: If you have Caller ID service the Date and Time will automatically set when you receive your first call. (Caller ID will not auto set Day of Week) Select DATE AND TIME on the menu screen.

  • Page 24: Initial Setup

    The handset that comes with the base will automatically be registered to the base. It will be named Handset 1. The C4230 will support up to 3 additional handsets. If any additional handsets are purchased, the registration instructions will come with the purchased handset.

  • Page 25: Auto Talk, Dialing Mode

    (See page 33 for setup instructions.) Dialing Mode Tone or Pulse Based on the type of telephone service you have, use tone for touch-tone service or pulse for rotary dialing. Select Dialing Mode on the submenu. “Tone” or “Pulse” will then be displayed. The pointer will be pointed to the current setting.

  • Page 26: Phonebook

    Press the MENU button to return to the main screen. Handset Phonebook /Memory Storage The C4230 will hold up to 40 names in the phonebook. The maximum characters for the name entry are 10. Up to 24 digits can be entered for the phone number.

  • Page 27: New Phone Book Entries

    TELEPHONE OPERATIONS New Phone book entries To enter names: Select PhoneBook in the main menu. Select “Add New Name” on the sub menu.“Name:” will be displayed on the screen.Type in the name using the dialing pad. If a mistake is made press the (soft key) Clear to clear the last letter.

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    TELEPHONE OPERATIONS 12:09 04/06 (Add new name) Clarity Options View 12:09 04/06 Edit Erase Select Exit 12:09 04/06 Name Clarity Save Clear 12:09 04/06 Edit Erase Select Erase 12:09 04/06 Erase Phonebk Entry To Edit or Erase Entries Use the Arrow buttons to browse through the phone- book.

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    Press the (soft key) View to view name and number. If there is no entry to select,“Empty List” will display. 12:09 04/06 Caller List Messages Phone Book Exit Select 12:09 04/06 1 of 3 Clarity (800) 426-3738 Options 12:09 04/06 Erase Erase all Store Exit Select 12:09 04/06...

  • Page 30: Caller Id

    ID. If there is no information, the row will be blank. The second row displays the incoming telephone number. If the number is longer than 12 digits, the LCD will toggle the displayed number between the first 12 digits and the remaining digits.

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    TELEPHONE OPERATIONS Caller ID Review If there is new call information, the display will show the number of new calls received before they have been reviewed. Select Caller List from the main menu. Use Arrow buttons to scroll up or down to view the Caller ID content.The first row of the display indicates the...

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    TELEPHONE OPERATIONS 12:09 04/06 3 of 3 Clarity (800) 426-3738 Options 12:09 04/06 Erase Erase all Store Exit Select 12:09 04/06 Erase Erase all Store Exit Select 12:09 04/06 Erase all Exit 12:09 04/06 Caller ID Entries erased Exit Erasing Caller ID Information Select the desired CID record you would like to delete.

  • Page 33: Telephone Answering Machine

    ANSWERING MACHINE Message Capacity The answering machine will hold up to 10 minutes of messages. The Telephone Answering Machine can be accessed in the following three ways: • Access from the Base • Access from the Handset • Access from a remote location.

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    TELEPHONE OPERATIONS FFWD Press the FFWD (Forward) button to forward to the next message. Play Press the PLAY button to play the messages received. When playback begins, the number of new messages received will be announced, as well as the day and time message was recorded.

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    TELEPHONE OPERATIONS LED Screen The screen will display the number of messages received on the answering machine. Access Answering Machine functions from Handset Select Messages from the Main Menu screen.The sub menu will then be displayed. Press the number key on the handset or press the (soft-key) Select on the menu to activate each of the following functions.

  • Page 36: Outgoing Messages

    TELEPHONE OPERATIONS 12:09 04/06 Data Transfer Mute Talk Answer Setup Back Select 12:09 04/06 Answer ON/OFF Outgoing Msg Ring Number Back Select 12:09 04/06 Answer ON/OFF Outgoing Msg Ring Number Select Exit 12:09 04/06 Ring Number Security ID Playback Speed...

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    TELEPHONE OPERATIONS Play OGM Press the (soft key) Select to play outgoing message. Record OGM Use the Arrow button to scroll to Record OGM and the press the (soft key) Select. A new screen will appear. Select Yes to record outgoing message or No to return to previous menu.

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    TELEPHONE OPERATIONS 12:09 04/06 Erase Recorded OGM 12:09 04/06 Answer ON/OFF Outgoing Msg Ringer Number Exit Select 12:09 04/06 Set Ring Number 5 Rings 6 Rings Exit Save Erase OGM Use the Arrow button to scroll to Erase OGM. A new screen will appear.

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    TELEPHONE OPERATIONS Security ID The Security ID is to access the Answering Machine from a Remote Location. The ID is defaulted as 1 2 3. To change the Security ID, select Security ID and enter the three (3) digit code you wish to set as your new Security ID number.

  • Page 40: Access From A Remote Location

    TELEPHONE OPERATIONS Access from a Remote Location The answering machine can be accessed from any touch-tone telephone by entering the three (3) digit security code after hearing the outgoing message. Access Procedure: 1. Dial your phone number 2. Wait for the Answering Machine to pick up and issue the tone.

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    TELEPHONE OPERATIONS Memory is full If the answering machine memory is full, the answering machine will answer on the 10th ring and announce “Memory Full.” Wait seven (7) seconds to enter the security code. Recording and playing memos Memos are self-recorded messages. For example, a reminder to yourself or a message for someone else in your household.

  • Page 42: Troubleshooting

    • Verify the AC Adapter is securely plugged into AC outlet, the base and the telephone. • Verify the telephone line cord is securely plugged into the wall jack and the telephone. • Make sure the battery has been placed in the battery compart- ment correctly.

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    TROUBLESHOOTING Phone Will Not Hold Charge: • Make sure the charging contacts on the handset and base are free of dust and dirt.While unplugged, clean the contacts with a soft cloth. • Make sure CHARGE LED on the base is lit when the handset is in the cradle.

  • Page 44: Technical Specifications, Additional Handsets, Battery Information

    Handset and Base Product in Inches: Weight in Pounds: Additional Handsets Clarity Part number: C4230 HS The C4230 will support a total of three (3) additional handsets. (Additional Handsets sold separately.) Battery Information Battery Type: Battery Life Talk Time: 3-4 Hours...

  • Page 45: Regulatory Compliance

    If trouble is experienced with this telephone equipment, for repair or warranty information, please contact Clarity, 1-800-552-3368. If the equip- ment is causing harm to the telephone network, the telephone company may request that you disconnect the equip- ment until the problem is resolved.

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    If you have questions about what will disable alarm equipment, consult your telephone company or a qualified installer. j) This telephone equipment is hearing aid compatible.

  • Page 47: Technical Specifications

    Industry Canada technical specifica- tions were met.) This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. The party responsible for regulatory compliance: Clarity, A Division of Plantronics, Inc. 4289 Bonny Oaks Drive, Suite 106 Chattanooga,TN 37406 Phone: 1-800-552-3368...

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