The unit is Caller ID compatible. To display the caller’s name and phone number, you must subscribe to Caller ID service. PLEASE READ BEFORE USE AND SAVE. Charge the battery for 6 hours before initial use. Panasonic World Wide Web address: http://www.panasonic.com for customers in the USA or Puerto Rico...
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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. 12). Base unit location/Noise Calls are transmitted between the base unit and handset using wireless radio waves.
Location of Controls How to use the soft keys/navigator keys Handset soft keys SPIPRIVACY1 IN USE C I D P LAY Pressing the right soft key selects the Phone Book “ C ”. Pressing the middle soft key selects message playback “ Pressing the left soft key reviews Caller ID information in the Caller List “...
Displays Handset “ ” functions as follows. IN USE Off (invisible) The line is free. The line is being used. A call is on hold on the handset or base unit, or the Flashing Answering System is answering a call (p. 58). Flashing rapidly A call is being received.
Displays Base unit 1 2 3 FULL R R INGER Message counter shows: — the total number of recorded messages in all mailboxes. If the recording time is set to “Greeting only”, “ — the selected volume level while you are adjusting the speaker volume (p.
• This unit will not function during a power failure. We recommend connecting a standard telephone to the same telephone line or to the same telephone jack using the Panasonic KX-J66 T-adaptor. Emergency power can be supplied to the unit by connecting the Panasonic battery back-up power supply KX-TCA200.
Installation 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.
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.
Programmable Settings Programming Guidelines The unit has several programmable functions which can be selected from the function menu on the display (p. 15). The soft key works BACK as the 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.
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 ( to , [*] and [#]) instead of using the soft keys (p. 73–74). Main menu Ringer setting Date and time...
Programmable Settings Date and Time We recommend you set the date and time so that the unit will announce the day and time each message was recorded when you play back messages. Press [MENU]. Scroll to “Date and time” by pressing [d] or [B], then press the soft key ( (1) Enter 2 digits each for the month, day and year.
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 (...
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 “A”. Press [MENU]. Scroll to “Initial setting” by pressing [d] or [B], then press the soft key ( Scroll to “Set tel line”...
Ringer Volume You can set the handset and base unit ringer volumes to high, medium, low, or off. The factory preset is HIGH. If the handset or base unit ringer is turned off, the handset or base unit will ring at the low level for intercom calls, and will not ring for outside calls.
• 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.
Base unit ringer tone Base Unit Make sure the base unit is not being used. Press [<] or [>]. • The base unit will ring using the current ringer tone. If the ringer volume has been turned off, the base unit will not ring (p. 20). Press [<] or [>] repeatedly to select the desired tone.
Preparing the Answering System Greeting Message You can record a personal greeting message of up to 2 minutes. If you do not record your own message, one of two pre-recorded greetings will be played for callers (p. 23). The total recording time of all messages (greeting, incoming and memo) is about 16 minutes.
To review the greeting Press [GREETING CHECK]. To adjust the speaker volume, press [d] or [B] during playback. • 9 levels (0–8) are available while using the Answering System. The level is displayed on the base unit. To erase the greeting Press [GREETING CHECK], then press [ERASE] while the recorded message is being played.
Preparing the Answering System Caller’s Recording Time You can select “1 minute”, “2 minutes”, “3 minutes” or “Greeting only” for the caller’s recording time. The factory preset is “3 minutes”. Press [MENU]. Scroll to “Initial setting” by pressing [d] or [B], then press the soft key ( Press the soft key ( answering”.
Number of Rings You can select the number of times the unit rings before the Answering System answers a call, from “2” to “7” or “Toll saver”*. The factory preset is “4”. Press [MENU]. Scroll to “Initial setting” by pressing [d] or [B], then press the soft key ( SELECT Press the soft key (...
Preparing the Answering System Recording Mode Two recording modes are available. The factory preset is “Standard recording (16 min)”, which provides more recording time (16 min) and standard sound quality. “Enhanced recording (8 min)” provides less recording time (8 min) but clearer sound quality.
Making Calls Using the Handset Press [C]. • “Talk” is displayed. Dial a phone number. • The dialed number is displayed. • After a few seconds, the display will show the length of the call. To hang up, press [OFF] or place the handset on the base unit.
Making Calls 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 ( needed (p.
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.
Making Calls Using the Base Unit Press [SP-PHONE]. • The indicator lights. Dial a phone number. • If you misdial, press [SP-PHONE] and start again from step 1. When the other party answers, talk into the MIC (microphone). To hang up, press [SP-PHONE]. •...
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. Handset Press [C] or [s]. • You can also answer a call by pressing any button except [d], [B] or [OFF].
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 and announced When a call comes in, the unit will ring and Caller ID information will be received.
• If you subscribe to a Distinctive Ring Service (such as IDENTA-RING) from your telephone company with 2 or 3 consecutive rings, your unit may mute one or more of the rings in order to announce the name of the caller.
Caller ID Service Base unit Talking Caller ID feature This feature must be turned on or off for the base unit by using the handset. Press [MENU]. Scroll to “Initial setting” by pressing [d] or [B], then press the soft key ( Scroll to “Set base unit”...
Viewing the Caller List Press the soft key ( enter the Caller List. To search from the most recent call, press [d]. To search from the oldest call, press [B]. • The caller’s name, number and the time and date of the call are displayed.
H 1– Area code • 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 updated in the Caller List and each time you receive a call.
Caller ID Number Auto Edit Once you call back an edited number (p. 36), 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.
Using the Caller List 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]. •...
• To store numbers for calling card access (see “Chain Dial” on page 42), we recommend you add pauses after each item. Storing pauses with numbers will prevent misdialing(p. 50). The delay time necessary will depend on your telephone company. For assistance, please call: 1-800-211-PANA(7262) Handset...
Phone Book 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...
Alphabet letters (Alphabetical) Space & ’ ( ) , – . / Numbers 0 to 9 Telephone numbers (If no name is stored) Press , [s], or the soft key ( • The phone number is dialed. • If “No items stored” is displayed in step 1, the phone book is empty.
Phone Book 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 number from the 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 41. Press the soft key ( Edit the name (p. 40), then press [d]. •...
Speed Dialer Storing Phone Numbers You can store up to 10 phone numbers in the base unit. The dialing buttons ( to ) function as memory stations. Make sure the base unit is not being used. Press [PROGRAM]. • The IN USE indicator flashes and “ ” is displayed.
Intercom Intercom calls can be made between the handset and the base unit. Making Intercom Calls From Handset Press [HOLD/INTERCOM]. • The paged unit will ring for 1 minute. • To stop paging, press [OFF]. When the paged party answers, start talking. •...
Intercom Answering Intercom Calls Handset When the handset is paged, it rings and the Ringer/Message Alert indicator flashes rapidly. Press [C], [s] or [HOLD/INTERCOM]. • You can also answer a page by pressing any button except [d], [B] or [OFF]. To disconnect the intercom, press [OFF].
Transferring a Call You can transfer an outside call to the base unit or the handset. From the Handset Handset: (1) During a call, press [HOLD/INTERCOM]. • The call is put on hold. (2) To page the base unit, press . (3) Wait for the paged party to answer, then you can announce the transfer.
Transferring a Call Quick call transfer You can transfer a call without waiting for the paged party to answer. Handset From the 1. During a call, press [HOLD/INTERCOM]. 2. Press . 3. Press [OFF] to hang up. Base Unit From the 1.
Conference Calls While you are talking with an outside caller, the base unit user or the 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 the base unit, press .
Special Features Muting Your Conversation During a call, you can mute your phone so the other party cannot listen to you. When muting your conversation, you can hear the other party. Handset Press the soft key ( • “Mute” will be displayed for a few seconds and “ •...
• Call Waiting service cannot be used when the first call is put on hold or the Answering System is handling a call. • If this function does not operate properly, consult your telephone company for details. Call Waiting Caller ID display...
FLASH Button 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.
Incoming Call Tone During an intercom call (p. 45), 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. If this feature is set to “2”, incoming call tones will be heard only 2 times. If this feature is turned off, no tones will be heard.
Special Features Key Tone Handset You can select whether or not the handset keys will sound tones (key tone, confirmation tone, error tone). The factory preset is ON. Press [MENU]. Scroll to “Initial setting” by pressing [d] or [B], then press the soft key ( Scroll to “Key tone”...
Re-registering the Handset If “No link to base. Move closer to base and try again.” is displayed even when using the handset near the base unit, the handset may have lost communication with the base unit. You need to re-register the handset to that base unit.
Mailbox Features The Answering System provides three voice mailboxes. You can share these mailboxes with other members of your family or office as you wish. Callers from touch tone phones can specify a mailbox in which to leave a message. If callers do not specify a mailbox or call from rotary telephones, messages will be recorded into Mailbox 1.
Setting the Mailbox Password Handset You can use Mailbox 2 or 3 as personal mailboxes. To prevent unauthorized people from accessing your mailbox and listening to your messages, assign a 2-digit password (00–99) to Mailbox 2 or 3. Each password and the remote code (p.
Automatic Answering Operation The Answering System allows the unit to answer calls with a greeting message. Callers can then leave a message in a mailbox (p. 56). Setting the Unit to Answer Calls Press [ANSWER ON] System. • The indicator lights and the unit announces “Answer set”...
Listening to Messages Voice Day/Time Stamp: During playback, the unit will announce the day and time when each message was recorded (p. 16). Using the Base Unit You can see the total number of recorded messages on the base unit display. If the ANSWER ON indicator flashes, new messages have been recorded.
Listening to Messages Using the Handset (Remote Operation) If “ ” flashes, there are new messages. If there are only old messages PLAY “ ” is displayed but will not flash. PLAY • If the Message Alert is turned on (p. 26), the Ringer/Message Alert indicator on the handset will flash slowly when new messages have been recorded and the handset is not in use.
Voice menu If you do not press any buttons at the end of the last message, the unit will announce “End of final message” and the voice menu will begin. The unit announces, “Press 4 to play back new messages. Press 5 to play back all messages.”...
Erasing Messages The unit will announce the remaining recording time after playback if it is less than 3 minutes. New messages cannot be recorded when: — “Memory full” is heard. — “ ” flashes on the base unit. FULL — ANSWER ON indicator flashes rapidly (when the Answering System is on). Erase unnecessary messages.
Recording a Memo Message Base Unit You can record a voice memo message of up to 3 minutes in the desired mailbox for other users or yourself. Press [MEMO]. • “Please select Mailbox” is heard. Within 10 seconds, press a MAILBOX button ([MAILBOX 1], [MAILBOX 2] or [MAILBOX 3]).
Transferring a Call to a Mailbox Handset When you answer a call and the caller wants to talk to someone who is not available, you can place the caller into one of the mailboxes, where the caller can leave a message. Tell the outside caller you will transfer him or her to the desired party’s mailbox.
Remote Operation from a Touch Tone Phone While outside, you can operate the Answering System from any touch tone phone. A synthesized voice menu will guide you through the Answering System (p. 67). • To skip the voice menu and operate the unit directly, see page 68.
Remote Operation from a Touch Tone Phone Remote Code The remote code prevents unauthorized people from accessing your unit and listening to your messages. Choose any 2-digit number (00–99) for your remote code. The factory preset remote code is “11”. If you do not program your own remote code, you can use “11”.
Remote Operation from a Touch Tone Phone Voice Menu The shaded parts are voice prompts. Press 1 to play back all messages. Press 2 for other functions. Press . Press 1 to play back new messages. Press 2 for other functions. Press .
• The Answering System will be turned on. Hang up or enter the remote code for other options. • When turning on the Answering System using a rotary or pulse service telephone, you cannot enter the remote code for other options.
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.
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.
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.
Wall Mounting To remove the wall mounting adaptor While pushing down the RELEASE LEVERS (A), remove the adaptor (B). RELEASE LEVERS...
Direct Commands Handset After pressing [MENU], you can also program menu items directly by pressing ( to , [*] and [#]) instead of using the soft keys. Menu item Ringer volume Ringer tone (Handset) Incoming call tone (Handset) Date and time Voice enhancer Activate Caller IQ * View information *...
Direct Commands Menu item Remote code Recording mode Mailbox 2&3 passwords Change language Message alert Ringer tone (Base unit) Incoming call tone (Base unit) Handset registration Talking Caller ID (Base unit)  [*]   : On  : Off During programming: When “...
If the Following Appear on Your Display... The following will be displayed on the handset 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.
• Walk closer to the base unit. • Raise the base unit antennas. • Turn on the Clarity Booster feature (p. 29). • If the unit is connected to a telephone line with DSL service, you may hear noise from the receiver or speaker during conversations.
• If the unit is connected to a telephone line with DSL service, the unit may not display caller’s name and/or phone number properly.
Troubleshooting Problem The handset and/or base unit does not announce the displayed caller’s name. The handset and/or base unit does not announce the displayed caller’s name properly. The handset cannot automatically edit the Caller List/incoming phone numbers. The handset display exits the Caller List or phone book.
Answering System Problem The Answering System is on, but incoming messages are not recorded. “ ” flashes and the FULL ANSWER ON indicator flashes rapidly. No new messages are recorded. You cannot access a mailbox from the base unit or the handset.
Troubleshooting Problem You cannot remember your mailbox password. You cannot retrieve the messages from your mailbox. General Problem The handset and/or base unit does not work. Cause & Remedy • Confirm the mailbox password using the handset (p. 57). • If you cannot use the handset, you can retrieve the messages from your mailbox after erasing the password, using the base unit;...
” are (p. 12, 13). • This is normal. • Visit our website: http://www.panasonic.com/consumersupport • Contact us via the web at: http://www.panasonic.com/contactinfo • Call our customer call center at: 1-800-211-PANA(7262) Cause & Remedy •...
• 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. NOR PANASONIC CORPORATION OF NORTH AMERICA IS IN ANY WAY AFFILIATED WITH, OR RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF, OPENLCR.COM, INC.
To create data on the openLCR web site Access the openLCR’s web site at www.openLCR.com 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.
openLCR Service for Caller IQ To download data from openLCR Each time you download data (p. 83) 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. •...
4. Check the “Re-Download All” box, then click 5. Start again from step 1 (“To download data from openLCR” on page 84). • You cannot access the openLCR server if a telephone or fax machine on the same phone line is in use simultaneously.
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.
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. 3.
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.
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.
• 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...
Panasonic Services Company Customer Servicenter 4900 George McVay Drive Suite B Door #12 McAllen, TX 78503 For assistance in Puerto Rico call Panasonic Puerto Rico, Inc. (787)-750-4300 or fax (787)- 768-2910. For Limited Warranty service for headsets if a headset is included with this product please call Panasonic Call Center at 1-800-211-PANA (7262).
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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.