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Panasonic KX-TG4134M Operating Instructions Manual

Digital cordless answering system.
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Model shown is KX-TG4132.
Before initial use, see "Getting Started"
on page 9.
Thank you for purchasing a Panasonic product.
Please read these operating instructions before using the unit and save them for
future reference.
Consulte "Guía Rápida Española", página 47.
This unit is compatible with Caller ID. You must subscribe to the appropriate service
offered by your service provider/telephone company.
For assistance, visit our Web site: for customers
in the U.S.A. or Puerto Rico.
Please register your product:

Operating Instructions

Digital Cordless Answering System
Model No.


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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    This unit is compatible with Caller ID. You must subscribe to the appropriate service offered by your service provider/telephone company. For assistance, visit our Web site: for customers in the U.S.A. or Puerto Rico. Please register your product:
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction Model composition....3 Accessory information ....3 Important Information For your safety.
  • Page 3: Introduction

    *1, *2 Handset cover Charger *1 The handset cover comes attached to the handset. *2 PNYNTGA410MR: Metallic gray, PNYNTGA410NR: Champagne gold *3 PNLC1018ZM: Metallic gray, PNLC1018ZN: Champagne gold For assistance, please visit Base unit Part No. KX-TG4131 KX-TG4131 KX-TG4131...
  • Page 4: Expanding Your Phone System

    Introduction Additional/replacement accessories Please contact your nearest Panasonic dealer for sales information (page 51). Accessory item Order number Rechargeable HHR-4DPA batteries L To order, please call 1-800-332-5368 or visit Battery type: – Nickel metal hydride (Ni-MH) – 2 x AAA (R03) size for each handset...
  • Page 5: Important Information

    These conditions can cause fire or electric shock. Confirm that smoke has stopped emitting and contact the Panasonic Call Center at 1-800-211- PANA (1-800-211-7262). L Unplug from power outlets and never touch the inside of the product if its casing has been broken open.
  • Page 6: Important Safety Instructions

    Check with local codes for possible special disposal instructions. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS For best performance Base unit location/avoiding noise The base unit and other compatible Panasonic units use radio waves to communicate with each other. L For maximum coverage and noise-free communications, place your base unit: –...
  • Page 7: Other Information

    Other information CAUTION: Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used batteries according to the instructions. For assistance, please visit Important Information Notice for product disposal, transfer, or return L This product can store your private/ confidential information.
  • Page 8: Specifications

    0 °C – 40 °C (32 °F – 104 °F), 20 % – 80 % relative air humidity (dry) Note: L Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. L The illustrations in these instructions may vary slightly from the actual product. For assistance, please visit
  • Page 9: Getting Started

    Setting up Connections L Use only the supplied Panasonic AC adaptor PNLV226. ■ Base unit Hook Hooks Press plug firmly. (120 V AC, 60 Hz) “Click” To single-line telephone jack DSL/ADSL filter* (RJ11C) Correct Wrong *DSL/ADSL filter (not supplied) is required if you have DSL/ADSL service.
  • Page 10: Note When Setting Up

    We recommend connecting a corded-type telephone (without AC adaptor) to the same telephone line or to the same telephone line jack using a Panasonic T-adaptor (page 4). Note for battery installation L Use the supplied rechargeable batteries. For replacement, we recommend using the Panasonic rechargeable batteries noted on page 4, 6.
  • Page 11: Controls

    C Speaker D {C} (TALK) E {s} (SP-PHONE: Speakerphone) F Dial keypad (*: TONE) G Receiver For assistance, please visit H Display I {OFF} J {FLASH} {CALL WAIT} K Microphone L Charge contacts ■ Control type A Soft keys The handset features 3 soft keys.
  • Page 12: Display

    Clarity booster is on. (page Answering system is being In use used by the base unit. Someone is using the line. Line in For assistance, please visit Base unit display items Item Meaning Answering system answers calls with a...
  • Page 13: Display Language

    If you cannot make calls, change this setting according to your telephone line service. The default setting is “Tone”. “Tone”: For tone dial service. “Pulse”: For rotary/pulse dial service. {MENU}(12) {r}: Select the desired setting. {SAVE} s {OFF} For assistance, please visit Getting Started...
  • Page 14: Making/answering Calls

    {REDIAL} or {>} REDIAL {r}: Select the desired phone number. s {ERASE} {r}: “Yes” s {SELECT} {OFF} For assistance, please visit Pause (for PBX/long distance service users) A pause is sometimes required when making calls using a PBX or long distance service.
  • Page 15: Useful Features During A Call

    {MUTE} again. Note: L {MUTE} is a soft key visible on the handset display during a call. For assistance, please visit Making/Answering Calls Flash {FLASH} allows you to use the special features of your host PBX such as transferring an extension call, or accessing optional telephone services.
  • Page 16: Call Share

    L A maximum of 4 parties (including 1 outside party) can join a conversation using 3 extensions. (4-way conference) L To prevent other users from joining your conversations with outside callers, turn call sharing mode off (page 21). For assistance, please visit
  • Page 17: Shared Phonebook

    * (A→a). Character & ’ For assistance, please visit L To enter another character that is located on the same dial key, first press {>} to move the cursor to the next space. L If you do not press any dial key within 5...
  • Page 18: Erasing Entries

    Edit the name if necessary (16 characters max.; page 17). s {OK} Edit the phone number if necessary (24 digits max.). s {OK} For assistance, please visit {r}: Select the desired group (page 17). s {SELECT} 2 times {OFF}...
  • Page 19: Programming

    Sub-menu 1 Sub-menu 2 Play new msg. (msg.: message) Play all msg. Erase all msg. Greeting Record greeting Check greeting Pre-recorded (Reset to pre-recorded greeting) For assistance, please visit Setting – – – Programming Code #213 Code – #323 –...
  • Page 20 Ringer setting Ringer volume (Handset) Ringer tone (Handset) Silent mode – On/Off Silent mode – Start/End For assistance, please visit Setting 2–7: 2–7 rings <4 rings> 0: Toll saver 1: 1 min 3: <3 min> 0: Greeting only <111>...
  • Page 21 Set tel line Set dial mode Set flash time Set line mode Call sharing Registration Register handset Deregistration For assistance, please visit Setting 1 :Once 2: Daily 0: <Off> *1, *3 1: <Caller ID auto> 0: Manual 1: <On> 0: Off 1: On 0: <Off>...
  • Page 22 *10The flash time depends on your telephone exchange or host PBX. Contact your PBX supplier if necessary. The setting should stay at “700 ms” unless pressing {FLASH} fails to pick up the waiting call.
  • Page 23: Special Programming

    This feature is useful for time periods when you do not want to be disturbed, for example, while sleeping. Silent mode can be set for each handset. For assistance, please visit Important: L Set the date and time beforehand (page 12).
  • Page 24: Registering A Unit

    {r}: “Call block” s {SELECT} {r}: “Yes” s {SELECT} Edit the phone number if necessary (24 digits max.). {SAVE} s {OFF} For assistance, please visit ■ By entering phone numbers: {MENU}(217 s {ADD} Enter the phone number (24 digits max.).
  • Page 25: Registering A Handset To The Base Unit

    This allows the handset to end its wireless connection with the system. {MENU}(131 L All handsets registered to the base unit are displayed. {r}: Select the handset you want to cancel. s {SELECT} {r}: “Yes” s {SELECT} {OFF} For assistance, please visit Programming...
  • Page 26: Caller Id Service

    Phonebook name display When caller information is received and it matches a phone number stored in the For assistance, please visit phonebook, the stored name in the phonebook is displayed and logged in the caller list. Talking Caller ID This feature lets you know who is calling without looking at the display.
  • Page 27: Caller List

    Note: L If the entry has already been viewed or answered, “Q” is displayed, even if it was viewed or answered using another handset. For assistance, please visit Caller ID Service Editing a caller’s phone number before calling back...
  • Page 28: Erasing Selected Caller Information

    {r}: Select the desired entry. L To edit the number, press {EDIT} repeatedly until the phone number is shown in the desired format. {SAVE} {r}: “Phonebook” s {SELECT} Continue from step 2, “Editing entries”, page 18. For assistance, please visit
  • Page 29: Answering System

    – If you recorded your own greeting message, the same message is still announced to callers even though their messages are not recorded. For assistance, please visit Answering System Turning the answering system on/off Base unit Press {ANSWER ON/OFF} to turn on/off the answering system.
  • Page 30: Listening To Messages Using The Base Unit

    {MENU}(3)4 {YES} s {OFF} Playing back the greeting message {MENU}(3)3 {OFF} For assistance, please visit Listening to messages using the base unit When new messages have been recorded, {6} on the base unit flashes. Press {6}. L If new messages have been recorded, the base unit plays back new messages.
  • Page 31: Remote Operation

    Reset to a pre-recorded greeting message *1 If pressed within the first 5 seconds of a message, the previous message is played. For assistance, please visit *2 To resume playback: {r}: “Playback” s {SELECT} *3 You can also erase as follows: {ERASE} s {r}: “Yes”...
  • Page 32: Remote Commands

    L If you do not press any dial keys within 10 seconds after a voice guidance prompt, the unit disconnects your call. For assistance, please visit Remote commands You can press dial keys to access certain answering system functions without waiting for the voice guidance to prompt you.
  • Page 33: Answering System Settings

    For assistance, please visit Answering System – Change the number of rings of the voice mail service so that the answering system can answer the call first.
  • Page 34: Voice Mail Service

    {PAUSE} to add pauses (page 14) between the access number and the password as necessary. Contact your service provider/ telephone company for the required pause time. For assistance, please visit Example: 1-222-333-4444 PPPP VM access Pauses...
  • Page 35 If you want to use another phone to listen to voice mail messages, you have to dial your access number manually. For assistance, please visit Voice Mail Service...
  • Page 36: Intercom/locator

    L All registered handsets beep for 1 minute. To stop paging: Base unit: Press {LOCATOR}. Handset: Press {OFF}. For assistance, please visit Transferring calls, conference calls Outside calls can be transferred or a conference call with an outside party can be made between 2 handsets.
  • Page 37: Useful Information

    (A). Connect the AC adaptor cord and telephone line cord (B). Hooks AC adaptor cord For assistance, please visit Useful Information Insert the hooks on the wall mounting adaptor into holes 1 and 2 on the base unit.
  • Page 38 AC adaptor cord Wall phone plate 83 mm 102 mm inches) (4 inches) For assistance, please visit To remove the wall mounting adaptor While pushing down the release levers (A), remove the adaptor (B). 83 mm inches) 102 mm...
  • Page 39: Error Messages

    Invalid Requires subscription to Caller ID. Use rechargeable battery. For assistance, please visit Cause/solution L The handset has lost communication with the base unit. Move closer to the base unit and try again. L Unplug the base unit’s AC adaptor to reset the unit.
  • Page 40: Troubleshooting

    L The handset has not been registered to the base unit. Register the handset (page 25). L The base unit’s AC adaptor or telephone line cord is not connected. Check the connections. L Disconnect the base unit from the telephone line and connect the line to a known working telephone.
  • Page 41 The base unit does not ring. I cannot make a call. I cannot make long distance calls. For assistance, please visit Cause/solution L Battery charge is low. Fully charge the batteries (page 9). L Clean the battery ends (S, T) and the charge contacts with a dry cloth and charge again.
  • Page 42 Time on the unit has shifted. The 2nd caller’s information is not displayed during an outside call. For assistance, please visit Cause/solution L You must subscribe to Caller ID service. Contact your service provider/telephone company for details. L If your unit is connected to any additional telephone equipment such as a Caller ID box or cordless telephone line jack, plug the unit directly into the wall jack.
  • Page 43 Caution: L To avoid permanent damage, do not use a microwave oven to speed up the drying process. For assistance, please visit Cause/solution L The answering system is turned off. Turn it on (page 29). L The message memory is full. Erase unnecessary messages (page 30).
  • Page 44: Fcc And Other Information

    But if advance notice isn't practical, the For assistance, please visit telephone company will notify the customer as soon as possible. Also, you will be advised of your right to file a complaint with the FCC if you believe it is necessary.
  • Page 45 However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular For assistance, please visit Useful Information installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television...
  • Page 46 Compliance with TIA-1083 standard: Telephone handsets identified with this logo have reduced noise and interference when used with T-Coil equipped hearing aids and cochlear implants. Compatible with Hearing Aid T-Coil TIA-1083 For assistance, please visit
  • Page 47: Guía Rápida Española

    Guía Rápida Española Instalación Unidad base L Use solo el adaptador de corriente Panasonic PNLV226 incluido. Ganchos Oprima firmemente el contacto. Correcto Incorrecto *Requiere un filtro DSL/ADSL (no incluido) si tiene este tipo de servicio. Auricular L UTILICE SOLO baterías de Ni-MH tamaño AAA (R03).
  • Page 48 Para ajustar el volumen del receptor o del altavoz Cómo hacer una llamada usando la lista de remarcación Para obtener ayuda, visite (solo en inglés) Marque el número telefónico. s {C}/{s} {C}/{s} {OFF} Oprima {^} o {V} repetidamente mientras habla.
  • Page 49 L Trate de reubicar la unidad base de forma que se minimice la distancia al auricular. L Si ocurre el mismo problema aunque el auricular se encuentre enseguida de la unidad base, llame a soporte al cliente de Panasonic al 1-800-211-PANA (1-800-211-7262). Guía Rápida Española...
  • Page 50 Para obtener más información acerca del registro, visite (solo en inglés) Para obtener ayuda, visite (solo en inglés) Causa y solución L Sí, puede añadir hasta 6 auriculares (incluyendo los que se venden con su unidad base) a una sola unidad base.
  • Page 51: Appendix

    TTY users (hearing or speech impaired users) can call 1-877-833-8855. Accessory Purchases (United States and Puerto Rico) Purchase Parts, Accessories and Instruction Books online for all Panasonic Products by visiting our Web Site at: or, send your request by E-mail to:
  • Page 52: Warranty (for United States And Puerto Rico)

    If your product does not work properly because of a defect in materials or workmanship, Panasonic Corporation of North America (referred to as “the warrantor”) will, for the length of the period indicated on the chart below, which starts with the date of original purchase (“Limited Warranty period”), at its option either (a) repair your product with new or...
  • Page 53 L Send the unit to PSTC (Panasonic) Exchange Center, prepaid and adequately insured. L Do not send your unit to Panasonic Corporation of North America listed on the back cover or to executive or regional sales offices. These locations do not repair consumer products.
  • Page 54: Index

    Index Index 4-way conference: 16 Additional handset: 24 Alarm: 23 Answering calls: 14 Answering system Call screening: 29 Erasing messages: 30, 31, 32 Greeting message: 29 Greeting only: 33 Listening to messages: 30, 32 Number of rings: 33 Recording time: 33 Remote access code: 31 Remote operation: 31 Ring count: 33...
  • Page 55 Notes...
  • Page 56 We recommend keeping a record of the following information to assist with any repair under warranty. Serial No. (found on the bottom of the base unit) Name and address of dealer One Panasonic Way, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 © Panasonic System Networks Co., Ltd. 2010 Printed in China IMPORTANT! Date of purchase Attach your purchase receipt here.

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