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Panasonic KX-TG5200M Operating Instructions Manual

5.8 ghz expandable cordless phone system.
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Model shown is KX-TG5200.
The unit is Caller ID compatible. To display the Caller's name and phone
number, you must subscribe to Caller ID service.
Charge the battery for 6 hours before initial use.
Panasonic World Wide Web address:
for customers in the USA or Puerto Rico
5.8 GHz Expandable Cordless Phone System

Operating Instructions

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Pulse-or-tone dialing capability


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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Caller ID service. PLEASE READ BEFORE USE AND SAVE. Charge the battery for 6 hours before initial use. Panasonic World Wide Web address: for customers in the USA or Puerto Rico 5.8 GHz Expandable Cordless Phone System Operating Instructions Model No.
  • Page 2 Thank you for purchasing your new Panasonic cordless telephone. Please read the IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS on page 65 before use. Read and understand all instructions. Caller ID, Call Waiting and Voice Mail Service, where available, are telephone company services. After subscribing to Caller ID this phone will display a caller’s name and phone number.
  • Page 3: Expanding Your Phone

    Expanding Your Phone For KX-TG5200 users KX-TG5200 includes one handset and one base unit. You can expand the system by adding up to 3 accessory handsets, sold separately. A maximum of 4 handsets can be registered to the base unit. KX-TG5200 •...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Preparation For Best Performance ..6 Location of Controls ..7 Display ....9 Installation .
  • Page 5 Useful Information Belt Clip ....47 Optional Headset ... 47 Wall Mounting ....48 Direct Commands .
  • Page 6: For Best Performance

    For Best Performance Battery charge The handset is powered by a rechargeable Nickel-Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) battery. Charge the battery for 6 hours before initial use (p. 11). Base unit location/Noise Calls are transmitted between the base unit and handset using wireless radio waves.
  • Page 7: Location Of Controls

    Location of Controls Base unit Antenna (p. 6) CHARGE Indicator (p. 11) IN USE Indicator (p. 23) VM Indicator (p. 42) Handset Back side Speaker Display (p. 9) Headset Jack (p. 47) ] (TALK) Button (p. 20) ] (Speakerphone) Button (p. 20) [ ] (TONE) Button (p.
  • Page 8 Location of Controls Charger unit (KX-TG5202 only) Charge Contacts (p. 12) CHARGE Indicator (p. 11) How to use the soft keys/navigator key Handset soft keys SPIPRIVACY1 IN USE C I D P LAY Pressing the right soft key selects the Phone Book “ C ”. Pressing the left soft key to review Caller ID information in the Caller List “...
  • Page 9: Display

    Display Handset “ ” functions as follows. IN USE Off (invisible) The line is free. The line is being used. Flashing A call is on hold. Flashing rapidly A call is being received. “SP” is shown when you are using the speakerphone. “...
  • Page 10: Installation

    Connections Base unit Raise the antennas. • Base unit: USE ONLY WITH Panasonic AC ADAPTOR PQLV1 (Order No. PQLV1Z). • The AC adaptor must remain connected at all times. (It is normal for the adaptor to feel warm during use.) •...
  • Page 11: Installing The Battery In The Handset

    Installing the Battery in the Handset Insert the battery (1), and press it down until it snaps into the compartment (2). Close the cover. To replace the battery: Press the notch on the cover firmly and slide it as indicated by the arrow. Replace the old battery with a new one (p.
  • Page 12: Battery Information

    A nickel metal hydride battery that is recyclable powers the product you have purchased. Please call 1-800-8-BATTERY for information on how to recycle this battery Battery information After your Panasonic battery is fully charged, you can expect the following performance: Operation While in use (TALK) While not in use (Standby) While using the Clarity Booster feature (p.
  • Page 13: Programmable Settings

    Programmable Settings Programming Guidelines The unit has several programmable functions which can be selected from the function menu on the display (p. 14). The soft key works BACK as the key. Navigator key scrolls through the menu. How to select a function item from the menu Make sure the handset and base unit are not being used.
  • Page 14: Function Menu Table

    Programmable Settings Function Menu Table You can use the following functions to customize your unit. See the corresponding pages for function details. • After pressing [MENU], you can also program menu items directly by pressing ([0] to [9], and [#]) instead of using the soft keys (p. 51–52). Main menu Ringer setting Voice enhancer...
  • Page 15: Display Language

    Display Language You can select either “English” or “Spanish” as the display language. The factory preset is “English”. Press [MENU]. Scroll to “Initial setting” by pressing [d] or [B], then press the soft key ( Scroll to “Change language” by pressing [d] or [B], then press the soft key ( To change from English to Spanish, press the soft key (...
  • Page 16: Line Mode

    Programmable Settings Line Mode Handset The line mode is preset to “B” and generally should not be adjusted. If “ not displayed on the handset properly, the line mode selection is incorrect. Set line “ ” mode to Press [MENU]. Scroll to “Initial setting”...
  • Page 17: Ringer Volume

    Ringer Volume Handset You can set the handset ringer volume to high, medium, low, or off. The factory preset is HIGH. If set to off, the handset will ring at the low level for intercom calls, and will not ring for outside calls. Press [MENU].
  • Page 18: Ringer Tone

    • If you subscribe to a Distinctive Ring Service (such as IDENTA-RING) from your telephone company with 2 or 3 consecutive rings, select a bell ringer pattern (Tone 1 to 3). If you select a melody pattern, you will not be able to distinguish lines by their ringers.
  • Page 19: Lcd Contrast

    LCD Contrast Handset There are 6 levels of LCD contrast. The factory preset is “level 3”. Press [MENU]. Scroll to “Initial setting” by pressing [d] or [B], then press the soft key ( Scroll to “LCD contrast” by pressing [d] or [B], then press the soft key ( Select the desired contrast by pressing [d] or [B].
  • Page 20: Making Calls

    Making Calls System capabilities (Operating more than one handset, p. 3) Up to 2 handsets can operate at a time. The maximum operating number may decrease depending on the state of use. Press [C]. • “Talk” is displayed. Dial a phone number. •...
  • Page 21 To dial after confirming the entered number 1. Enter a phone number. 3334444| • If you misdial, press the soft key ). Enter the correct phone CLEAR number. • If a pause is required when dialing, press the soft key ( PAUSE needed (p.
  • Page 22: Voice Enhancer Technology

    Making Calls Voice Enhancer Technology Panasonic’s Voice Enhancer Technology clarifies the voice of the person you are talking to, reproducing a more natural-sounding voice that is easier to hear and understand. Voice Enhancer Technology can be turned on or off. The factory preset is OFF.
  • Page 23: Answering Calls

    Answering Calls When a call is received, the unit rings, “Incoming call” is displayed, and the Ringer/Message Alert indicator on the handset and the IN USE indicator on the base unit flash rapidly. Press [C] or [s]. • You can also answer a call by pressing any button except [d], [B] or [OFF].
  • Page 24: Caller Id Service

    Caller ID Service This unit is compatible with Caller ID services offered by your telephone company. If you subscribe to Caller ID, caller names and phone numbers will be displayed and recorded in the Caller List. How Caller ID information is displayed When a call comes in, the unit will ring and Caller ID information will be received.
  • Page 25: Using The Caller List

    Using the Caller List The unit can record information up to 50 different callers and store this information in the Caller List. Caller information is sorted by the most recent call to the oldest. When the 51 call is received, the information from the 1 The unit will also tell you how many calls you missed while you were out or unavailable to answer the phone.
  • Page 26: Calling Back From The Caller List

    Using the Caller List What “√” means “√” indicates you have already viewed this calling information or answered the call. If the same caller calls again, the call entry with the “√” will be replaced with the new call entry. If a caller calls more than once The number of times the same caller called is displayed (“×2”...
  • Page 27: Editing The Caller's Phone Number

    Phone no. – • The order in which patterns F–H are displayed depends on how the telephone number is displayed in step 2. To call the edited number, press [C] or [s]. • If Caller ID Number Auto Edit feature is turned on (factory preset is on), phone numbers with the same area code as the number you edited will now be edited in the Caller List and each time you receive a call.
  • Page 28: Caller Id Number Auto Edit

    Using the Caller List Caller ID Number Auto Edit Once you call back an edited number (p. 27), this unit can automatically edit incoming phone numbers from the same area code in the Caller List and each time you receive a call. For example, it can ignore the area code of calls originating from your area code, so that you can call these numbers from the Caller List without dialing the area code.
  • Page 29: Storing Caller Information In The Phone Book

    Storing Caller Information in the Phone Book Caller names and phone numbers that are in the Caller List can be stored in the phone book. Press the soft key ( Scroll to the desired caller by pressing [d] or [B]. •...
  • Page 30: Phone Book

    • To store numbers for calling card access (see “Chain Dial” on page 33), we recommend you add pauses after each item. Storing pauses with numbers will prevent misdialing (p. 45). The delay time necessary will depend on your telephone company. Handset ) or...
  • Page 31: Selecting Characters To Enter Names

    Selecting characters to enter names Enter names using the dialing buttons. Press each button until the desired character is displayed. • Pressing each button selects a character in the order shown below. Keys Characters # & ’ ( ) ; , – . / 1 a b c A B C 2 d e f D E F 3 g h i G H I 4...
  • Page 32: Dialing From The Phone Book

    Phone book items are sorted in the following order: Alphabet letters (Alphabetical) Space & ’ ( ) , – . / Telephone numbers (If no name is stored) Press , [s], or the soft key ( • The phone number is dialed.
  • Page 33: Chain Dial

    Chain Dial Handset You can dial a combination of phone book or manual key pad entries while making a call. This feature can be used, for example, to first automatically dial a calling card access number that you have stored in the phone book, then manually or automatically dial your PIN and then automatically dial the destination from the phone book.
  • Page 34: Editing An Item In The Phone Book

    Phone Book Editing an Item in the Phone Book Press the soft key (C). Scroll to the desired item by pressing [d] or [B]. • To search for the item by initial, see page 32. Press the soft key ( Edit the name (p.
  • Page 35: Copying Items In The Phone Book

    Copying Items in the Phone Book (When the System Has Two or More Handsets) You can copy one or all phone book items between two handsets. The destination handset will save the items in its phone book. • If an outside call is received during the phone book copy, copying will stop. You will need to re-send the item(s) later.
  • Page 36 Phone Book To copy all of the items in your phone book to another handset Make sure the destination handset is not in use. Press [MENU]. Scroll to “Copy phone book” by pressing [d] or [B], then press the soft key ( Scroll to “Copy all items”...
  • Page 37: Intercom

    Intercom Intercom between Handsets (When the System Has Two or More Handsets) Intercom calls can be made between two handsets (when the system has two or more handsets, p. 3). Page the desired unit(s) by entering the extension number, shown in the top right of each handset’s display. Ex.
  • Page 38: Transferring A Call

    Transferring a Call You can transfer an outside call to another handset. Handset From a (when the system has two or more handsets) Ex. From the Handset 1 to the Handset 2 Handset 1: (1) During a call, press [HOLD/INTERCOM]. •...
  • Page 39: Conference Calls

    Conference Calls While you are talking with an outside caller, a handset user can join the conversation and establish a conference call. Handset During a call, press [HOLD/INTERCOM]. • The call is put on hold. To page another handset, press the extension number ([1] to [4]). When the paged party answers, press the soft key ( unit to make a conference call.
  • Page 40: Voice Mail Service

    Voice Mail Service Voice mail is an automatic answering service offered by your telephone company. If you subscribe to this service, your telephone company’s voice mail system can answer calls for you when you are unavailable to answer the phone or when your line is busy.
  • Page 41: Setting Voice Mail (vm) Tone Detection

    Turn off this programming when: — you do not subscribe to a voice mail service, — your telephone company does not send a series of tones, followed by a continuous tone to indicate you have new voice mail, or — your phone is connected to a business or office telephone system (PBX).
  • Page 42: Listening To Voice Mail Messages

    Voice Mail Service Listening to Voice Mail Messages The unit will let you know that someone has left new voice mail for you: (a) the VM indicator will flash on the base unit, (b) “Voice Mail” will be displayed on the handset, (c) “...
  • Page 43: Special Features

    Special Features Handset Locator You can locate the handset or page the handset user with beep tones at once from the base unit. To page all handsets, press LOCATOR [ To page a specified handset, press its extension number LOCATOR [ ], [ ], [ ] or [ ].
  • Page 44: Temporary Tone Dialing (for Rotary Or Pulse Service Users)

    “Waiting”. • Contact your telephone company for details about availability in your area, and to verify that CWID service is activated on your telephone line. • The caller’s information will only be shown on the display of the handset which is on the outside call.
  • Page 45: Using The Pause Button (for Pbx Line/long Distance Calls)

    Handset Pressing [FLASH/CALL WAIT] allows you to use special features of your host PBX such as transferring an extension call, or accessing optional telephone services such as call waiting. • Pressing [FLASH/CALL WAIT] cancels the mute or the Temporary Tone Dialing mode (p.
  • Page 46: Incoming Call Tone

    Special Features Incoming Call Tone During an intercom call (p. 37), you can be informed of incoming calls by two tones. If this feature is turned on, incoming call tones will be heard for as long as the line is ringing.
  • Page 47: Belt Clip

    To attach the belt clip Optional Headset Connecting an optional headset to the handset allows hands-free phone conversation. Please use only a Panasonic KX-TCA60, KX-TCA86, KX-TCA88, KX-TCA88HA, KX-TCA91, KX-TCA92, or KX-TCA98 headset. To order, call the accessories telephone number on page 2.
  • Page 48: Wall Mounting

    This unit can be mounted on a wall phone plate. Connect the AC adaptor. Tuck the telephone line cord inside the wall mounting adaptor (A). Connect the telephone line cord (B). Insert the hooks on the wall mounting adaptor into the holes ( ) on the base unit.
  • Page 49 Adjust the adaptor to hold the base unit, then push it in the direction of the arrow until it clicks into place. Connect the telephone line cord. Mount the unit, then slide it down. • Raise the antennas. To charge the handset battery: Place the handset on the base unit.
  • Page 50 Wall Mounting To remove the wall mounting adaptor While pushing down the RELEASE LEVERS (A), remove the adaptor (B). RELEASE LEVERS Charger unit (KX-TG5202 only) The charger can be wall mounted. Connect the AC adaptor. Install screws using the wall template (see below). Mount the charger ( down to the right ( ) until it is secured.
  • Page 51: Direct Commands

    Direct Commands Handset After pressing [MENU], you can also program menu items directly by pressing ([0] to [9], and [#]) instead of using the soft keys. Menu item Command Ringer volume [1] [1] Ringer tone [1] [2] Incoming call tone [1] [3] Voice enhancer Activate Caller IQ *...
  • Page 52: Canceling Registration

    Direct Commands Menu item Message alert Handset registration Handset deregistration [0] [0] [2] During programming: When “ ” or “ SAVE settings. To exit programming, press [OFF]. • If you press the direct command incorrectly, press [OFF], then re-enter programming mode by pressing [MENU]. •...
  • Page 53: Re-registering The Handset

    Canceling Registration/Re-registration Press [3][3][5] to delete the registration memory. • If you enter a wrong code, re-enter [3][3][5]. Press the soft key ( • The registration memory will be erased on both the handset and the base unit. • If the handset beeps 3 times, you entered a wrong code.
  • Page 54 Canceling Registration/Re-registration Base unit: Press and hold LOCATOR [ ], [ ], [ ], [ ] or [ seconds. • The CHARGE indicator flashes. After the CHARGE indicator starts flashing, the rest of the procedure must be completed within 1 minute. Handset: (1) Press the soft key ( (2) Wait until a long beep sounds and the...
  • Page 55: If The Following Appear On Your Display

    If the Following Appear on Your Display... The following will be displayed when the unit needs your attention. Display message Recharge battery Charge for 6 HRS No link to base. Move closer to base and try again. Please lift up and try again.
  • Page 56: To The Base Unit

    If the Following Appear on Your Display... Display message Phone book full ---Incomplete--- Tom Jones 098-765-4321 Phone book full (The name/number is an example.) ---Incomplete--- Tom Jones 555-765-4321 (The name/number is an example.) Phone book No items stored Invalid. Please register to the base unit Store VM access# Error!!
  • Page 57: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If the handset display shows error messages, see “If the Following Appear on Your Display...” (p. 55–56) for the Cause & Remedy. Problem “No link to base. Move closer to base and try again.” is displayed and an alarm tone sounds. The handset and/or base unit does not work.
  • Page 58 • Other electrical appliances connected to the same outlet may be interfering with Caller ID. • Telephone line noise may be affecting Caller • The caller requested not to send his/her Caller ID information (p. 24). • If a call is being transferred to you, the Caller ID information will not be displayed.
  • Page 59 • Make sure the optional headset is connected properly (p. 47). • If “SP-phone” is displayed on the handset, press [C] to switch to the headset. • Visit our website: • Contact us via the web at: • Call our customer call center at: 1-800-211-PANA(7262)
  • Page 60: Openlcr Service For Caller Iq

    Troubleshooting openLCR service for Caller IQ Problem When you try to download the data from openLCR, the voice prompt is not announced from the handset while “Listen & follow phone guidance.” is being displayed. For more information about Caller IQ Cause &...
  • Page 61: Openlcr Service

    • If you have any questions regarding the openLCR service, call openLCR’s customer service department at 1-866-openLCR(1-866-673-6527). • NEITHER PANASONIC COMMUNICATIONS CO., LTD. (PCC) NOR MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC CORPORATION OF AMERICA (MECA) IS IN ANY WAY AFFILIATED WITH, OR RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF, OPENLCR.COM, INC.
  • Page 62: Downloading Data

    To create data on the openLCR web site Access the openLCR’s web site at and click on the “Manage Account/Login” tab. Enter your Telephone Number and Password, then click Follow the on-screen instructions. Phone book data: • To create the phone book data, enter a name of up to 16 characters, and a phone number of up to 32 digits.
  • Page 63 To download data from openLCR Each time you download data (p. 62) from openLCR, the information stored in your unit will be updated. To view up-to-date information, you will need to download it to your unit. • You can select the items of information on the web site which you want to view. •...
  • Page 64 Re-Download All 5. Start again from step 1 (“To download data from openLCR” on page 63). • You cannot access the openLCR server if a telephone or fax machine on the same phone line is in use simultaneously. • While the unit is downloading data from openLCR, the Call Waiting Service cannot be used.
  • Page 65: Important Safety

    Important Safety Instructions When using this unit, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or personal injury. 1. Read and understand all instructions. 2. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on this unit. 3.
  • Page 66 Important Safety Instructions CAUTION: To reduce the risk of fire or injury to persons, read and follow these instructions. 1. Use only the battery(ies) specified. 2. Do not dispose of the battery(ies) in a fire. They may explode. Check with local waste management codes for special disposal instructions.
  • Page 67: Fcc And Other Information

    Registration No..(found on the bottom of the unit) Ringer Equivalence No. (REN) ...0.1B A plug and jack used to connect this equipment to the premises wiring and telephone network must comply with the applicable FCC Part 68 rules and requirements adopted by the ACTA.
  • Page 68 TVs and VCRs. To minimize or prevent such interference, the base of the cordless telephone should not be placed near or on top of a TV or VCR. If interference is experienced, move the cordless telephone further away from the TV or VCR.
  • Page 69 • If there is any trouble — disconnect the unit from the telephone line and connect a known working phone. If the known working phone operates properly, have your unit repaired by one of the authorized Panasonic Factory Service Centers. If the known working phone does not operate properly, consult your telephone company.
  • Page 70: Specifications

    AC adaptor (120 V AC, 60 Hz) Standby: Approx. 0.8 W Maximum: Approx. 4.0 W Approx. 120 g (0.28 lb.) Tone (DTMF)/Pulse ® Participant, Panasonic has NERGY NERGY TAR is a " x 2 " x 1 ") " x 8 "...
  • Page 71: Index

    Installation, charger unit..10 Installation, telephone line cord . . . 10 Intercom call ....37 Key tone.
  • Page 72 Index PAUSE..... 45 − Phone book ....30 −...
  • Page 76 Symptom • Send the unit to an authorized servicenter, prepaid and adequately insured. • Do not send your unit to the Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company listed below or to executive or regional sales offices. These locations do not repair consumer products.

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