Panasonic KX-TGEA40 Digital Cordless Handset Manual

Panasonic KX-TGEA40 Digital Cordless Handset Manual

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Panasonic KX-TGEA40 Digital Cordless Handset Manual


This unit is an additional handset compatible with the following series of Panasonic Digital Cordless Phone: KX-TGE430/KX-TGE440/KX-TGE460/KX-TGE470
(The corresponding models are subject to change without notice.)
You must register this handset with your base unit before it can be used. This installation manual describes only the steps needed to register and begin using the handset. Please read the base unit's operating instructions for further details.

Please read this installation manual before using the unit and save it for future reference.
For assistance, visit our Web site: for customers in the U.S.A.

Accessory information

Supplied accessories

Accessory item/Part number Quantity
Charger*1 1
Rechargeable batteries/HHR-4DPA 2
Handset cover*2, *3 1
Belt clip*4 1

*1 PNLC1050ZB (Black), PNLC1050ZS (Silver)
*2 The handset cover comes attached to the handset.
*3 PNYNTGEA20BR (Black), PNYNTGEA20SR (White)
*4 PNKE1312Z2 (Black), PNKE1312Z1 (White)


  • Please read the base unit's operating instructions for additional/replacement accessories.
    • Optional headsets: KX-TCA60, KX-TCA93, KX-TCA400, KX-TCA430

For your safety

To prevent severe injury and loss of life/property, read this section carefully before using the product to ensure proper and safe operation of your product.

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Power connection

  • Completely insert the AC adaptor/power plug into the power outlet. Failure to do so may cause electric shock and/or excessive heat resulting in a fire.
  • Regularly remove any dust, etc. from the AC adaptor/power plug by pulling it from the power outlet, then wiping with a dry cloth. Accumulated dust may cause an insulation defect from moisture, etc. resulting in a fire.
  • shock hazard Unplug the product from power outlets if it emits smoke, an abnormal smell, or makes an unusual noise. These conditions can cause fire or electric shock. Confirm that smoke has stopped emitting and contact us at


  • burn hazardshock hazard
    To prevent the risk of fire or electrical shock, do not expose the product to rain or any type of moisture.
  • Do not place or use this product near automatically controlled devices such as automatic doors and fire alarms. Radio waves emitted from this product may cause such devices to malfunction resulting in an accident.

Installation and location

  • The AC adaptor is used as the main disconnect device. Ensure that the AC outlet is installed near the product and is easily accessible.


  • We recommend using the supplied batteries or additional/replacement batteries noted for replacement battery information. USE ONLY rechargeable Ni-MH batteries AAA (R03) size.
  • Do not mix old and new batteries.
  • Do not open or mutilate the batteries. Released electrolyte from the batteries is corrosive and may cause burns or injury to the eyes or skin. The electrolyte is toxic and may be harmful if swallowed.
  • Exercise care when handling the batteries. Do not allow conductive materials such as rings, bracelets, or keys to touch the batteries, otherwise a short circuit may cause the batteries and/or the conductive material to overheat and cause burns.
  • Charge the batteries provided with or identified for use with this product only, in accordance with the instructions and limitations specified in this manual.
  • Only use a compatible base unit (or charger) to charge the batteries. Do not tamper with the base unit (or charger). Failure to follow these instructions may cause the batteries to swell or explode.


A nickel metal hydride battery that is recyclable powers the product you have purchased.
Please call 1-800-8-BATTERY
(1-800-822-8837) for information on how to recycle this battery.

Important safety instructions

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When using your product, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, and injury to persons, including the following:

  1. Do not use this product near water for example, near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub, in a wet basement or near a swimming pool.
  2. Do not use the telephone to report a gas leak in the vicinity of the leak.
  3. Use only the power cord and batteries indicated in this manual. Do not disposeof batteries in a fire. They may explode. Check with local codes for possible special disposal instructions.


Other information

  • Operating the product near electrical appliances may cause interference. Move away from the electrical appliances.

Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used batteries according to the instructions.

Routine care

  • Wipe the outer surface of the product with a soft moist cloth.
  • Do not use benzine, thinner, or any abrasive powder.

Notice for product disposal, transfer, or return

  • This product can store your private/confidential information. To protect your privacy/confidentiality, we recommend that you erase information such as phonebook or caller list entries from the memory before you dispose of, transfer, or return the product.

Setting up

Connections/Wall mounting

  1. Connect the AC adaptor to the power outlet.
  2. Drive the screws ( ) (not supplied) into the wall, if necessary. 27.2 mm (1 1/16 inches)
    Connections and Wall mounting


  • The AC adaptor must remain connected at all times. (It is normal for the adaptor to feel warm during use.)
  • Make sure that the wall and the fixing method are strong enough to support the weight of the unit.

Battery installation/Battery charging

  • Use the supplied rechargeable batteries. For replacement, we recommend using the Panasonic rechargeable batteries.
  • USE ONLY rechargeable Ni-MH batteries AAA (R03) size ( ).
  • Do NOT use alkaline/manganese/Ni-Cd batteries.
  • Confirm correct polarities ( , ).

Charge for about 7 hours.

  • Confirm "Charging" is displayed ( ).
  • When the batteries are fully charged, "Fully charged" is displayed.
    Battery installation and Battery charging


  • If the batteries are fully charged, but the operating time seems to be shorter, clean the battery ends ( , ) and the charge contacts with a dry cloth and charge again.

Registering a handset to a base unit

  1. Base unit:
    Press and hold [LOCATOR] or [HANDSET LOCATOR] for about 5 seconds.
  • If all registered handsets start ringing, press [LOCATOR] or [HANDSET LOCATOR] again to stop, then repeat this step.
  1. Handset:
    Place the handset on the base unit or charger, then wait until a long beep sounds and is displayed.


  • If an error tone sounds, or if is displayed, register the handset according to the base unit's operating instructions.

Display language

  1. [MENU]
  2. : Select the desired setting. [SAVE] [OFF]

FCC and other information

This equipment is hearing aid compatible as defined by the FCC in 47 CFR Section 68.316.

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.

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.

Documents / Resources

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