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DECT 6.0 Multi-Handset
Speakerphone Answering System
User's Guide
Please read this manual before operating
product for the first time.
Visit the RCA web site at www.rca4phones.com
Model 2112 / 2112-2 / 2112-3 / 2112-4

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  • Page 1

    DECT 6.0 Multi-Handset Speakerphone Answering System User’s Guide Please read this manual before operating product for the first time. Visit the RCA web site at www.rca4phones.com Model 2112 / 2112-2 / 2112-3 / 2112-4...

  • Page 2: Equipment Approval Information

    Equipment Approval Information Your telephone equipment is approved for connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network and is in compliance with parts 15 and 68, FCC Rules and Regulations and the Technical Requirements for Telephone Terminal Equipment published by ACTA. 1 Notification to the Local Telephone Company On the bottom of this equipment is a label indicating, among other information, the US number and Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) for...

  • Page 3: Interference Information

    2 Rights of the Telephone Company Should your equipment cause trouble on your line which may harm the telephone network, the telephone company shall, where practicable, notify you that temporary discontinuance of service may be required. Where prior notice is not practicable and the circumstances warrant such action, the telephone company may temporarily discontinue service immediately.

  • Page 4: Hearing Aid Compatibility (hac)

    • Connect the telecommunications equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiving antenna is connected. If these measures do not eliminate the interference, please consult your dealer or an experienced radio/television technician for additional suggestions. Also, the Federal Communications Commission has prepared a helpful booklet, “How To Identify and Resolve Radio/TV Interference Problems.”...

  • Page 5: Industry Canada (i.c.) Notice

    Industry Canada (I.C.) Notice This product meets the applicable Industry Canada technical specifications. Le présent materiel est conforme aux specifications techniques applicables d'Industrie Canada.” The Ringer Equivalence Number is an indication of the maximum number of terminals allowed to be connected to a telephone interface. The termination on an interface may consist of any combination of devices subject only to the requirement that the sum of the Ringer Equivalence Numbers of all the devices does not exceed five.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Initial Setup ........19 Equipment Approval Information...2 Handset Name .........19 Interference Information....3 Date and Time ........19 Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC)..4 Area Code ...........20 FCC RF Radiation Exposure Tone/Pulse...........20 Statement .........4 Language..........20 Industry Canada (I.C.) Notice ..5 Auto Talk..........20 Introduction........8 Registration.........21 Before You Begin......8...

  • Page 7

    Table of Contents Transferring External Calls Edit Records .........34 to Other…........30 Delete Records ........34 Handsets........30 Dialing a Number from Internal Caller ID (CID)......30 Memory..........35 Call Waiting Caller ID…....30 Answering System Operation...35 Caller ID.........30 Message Counter Indicator ..35 phone number.......30 Leaving a Message/Memo ...36 Screening Calls from the Base ..36 signal..........

  • Page 8: Introduction

    Introduction CAUTION: When using telephone equipment, there are basic safety instructions that should always be followed. Refer to the IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS pr ovi ded w i t h this product and save them for future reference. IMPORTANT: Because cordless phones operate on electricity, you should have at least one phone in your home that isn’t cordless,in case the power in your home goes out .

  • Page 9: Telephone Jack Requirements

    Wall plate Telephone Jack Requirements To use this phone, you need an RJ11C type modular Modular telephone jack installed in your home. telephone If you don’t have a modular jack, call your local line jack phone company to find out how to get one installed. Installation Digital Security System Your cordless phone uses a digital security system to protect against false...

  • Page 10: Base Layout

    Base Layout do not disturb charge/in-use (indicator) (indicator) message counter (indicator) delete (button) play/stop (button) announce (button) memo (button) skip (button) do not disturb (button) repeat(button) answer mode   find volume (button) (button) (buttons)

  • Page 11: Handset Layout

    Handset Layout   Voice Mail Waiting CALLER ID-VOL Indicator (VMWI)/ (caller id/volume up or Visual Ringer down button) display END /EXIT (button) TALK/SPEAKER (button) mute/menu OK flash /answerer (button) (button) phone book delete/int/conf (button) (delete/intercom/ conference) format/redial review (button) (button) play/stop skip (button)

  • Page 12: Installing The Phone

    Installing the Phone Installing the Handset Battery NOTE: You must connect the handset battery before use. CAUTION: To reduce the risk of fire or personal injury, use only the approved Nickel metal Hydride batt ery (Ni-MH)(Brand n a m e : S A N I K , M o d e l n a m e : 2 S N - A A A 5 5 H - S - J 1 , C a p a c i t y : 2.4V/550mAh;...

  • Page 13: Wall Mounting The Phone

    2. Plug one end of the telephone line cord into the TEL LINE jack on the back of the base and the other end into a modular jack. Plug the AC power conver ter into the electrical outlet and the DC connector into the jack on the back of the base.

  • Page 14: Answering System Setup

    4. Slip the mounting holes of the base (on bottom of unit ) over the wall plate posts end slide the base down until the phone is firmly in place. Answering System Setup This section shows you how to set up your answering system to receive incoming calls.

  • Page 15: Message Alert

    3. Use the caller ID-volume ( or ) button to scroll to your selection. The default setting is RECORD MSGS. 4. Press the mute/menu OK button to confirm. You will hear a confirmation tone and the new setting shows in the display. Ring to Answer This feature lets you select the number of times you want the phone to ring before the answering system answers a call.

  • Page 16: Speaker Volume

    From the Answerer Menu: 1. Press the caller ID-volume ( or ) button to scroll to the SECURITY CODE sub-menu. 2. Press mute/menu OK button to enter the menu. The screen displays SECURITY CODE 1 2 3. 3. Use the touch-tone pad to enter your new -digit security code. The default setting is 123.

  • Page 17: Reviewing And Choosing The Announcement

    NOTE: The maximum recording time for the outgoing announcement is 2 minutes. N OT E : W h i l e re c o rd i n g m e s s a g e f o r A N N OU N C E ON LY m o d e , remember to advise your caller that they will not be able to leave a message as the ANNOUNCE ONLY mode will not record incoming messages.

  • Page 18: Alarm Clock

    3. Press caller ID-volume ( or ) button to scroll to ROOM MONITOR. 4. Press the mute/menu OK button to enter ROOM MONITOR menu. The screen displays ROOM MONITOR EXTENSION? 5. Use the touch tone pad to enter the handset name/number to be monitored.

  • Page 19: Initial Setup

    Initial Setup Make sure your phone is OFF (not in TALK mode). 2. Press the mute/menu OK button to go to the main menu. 3. Press caller ID-volume ( or ) button to scroll to INITIAL SETUP. 4. Press the mute/menu OK button to confirm and you may program the following items: Handset Name, Date and Time, Area Code, Tone/Pulse, Language, Auto Talk, Registration, Deregistration.

  • Page 20: Area Code

    5. Press the mute/menu OK button to save your selection. You will hear a confirmation tone and the current time shows in the display. Area Code From the Initial Setup Menu: 1. Press the caller ID-volume ( or ) button to scroll to the AREA CODE sub-menu.

  • Page 21: Registration

    From the Initial Setup Menu: 1. Press the caller ID-volume ( or ) button to scroll to the AUTO TALK sub-menu. 2. Press mute/menu OK button to enter the menu. The screen displays > NO YES. 3. Use the caller ID-volume ( or ) button to scroll to your selection. NO is the default setting.

  • Page 22: Global De-registration

    WARNING: It is not recommended that a handset be de- registered unless absolutely necessary because once a handset is de-registered, that handset’s telephone features cannot be used until the handset is re-registered. 4. Select NO, if you do not want to de-register. 5.

  • Page 23: Ringer Tone

    Ringer Tone You may choose from five ringer tones and five melodies. From the Sound Setup Menu: 1. Press the caller ID-volume ( or ) button to scroll to the RINGER TONE sub-menu. 2. Press mute/menu OK button to enter the menu. The screen displays 1 OF 10.

  • Page 24: Voicemail

    4. Press mute/menu OK button to confirm and you may program the following items: Voicemail, All Settings. Voicemail From the Reset Settings Menu: 1. Press the caller ID-volume ( or ) button to scroll to the VOICEMAIL sub-menu. 2. Press the mute/menu OK button to enter the menu. The screen displays YES NO.

  • Page 25: Vmwi / Visual Ringer Indicator On Handset

    The TALK/SPEAKER indicator buttons flash when you receive a call and remain lit during a call. The keypad and CID will also illuminate when a call is received. VMWI / Visual Ringer Indicator on Handset IMPORTANT: In order to use this unit’s Voice Mail Waiting Indicator (VMWI) feature, you must subscribe to this service from your phone company.

  • Page 26: Call Timer

    Call Timer After you press the TALK/SPEAKER button on the handset, the built-in call timer shows on the display and counts the length of time of the call in minutes and seconds. Auto Standby If you place the handset in the cradle while the handset is off the hook (during a call), the call is automatically disconnected.

  • Page 27: Exit

     - Press the caller ID-volume ( ) to review the newest call and scroll to older calls (lower numbers). NOTE: You may choose from the last three numbers that were dialed. 4. Press the TALK/SPEAKER button. The number dials automatically. If you get a busy signal and want to keep dialing the number, press the redial/ format button to quickly redial the number.

  • Page 28: Intercom Operation

    3. To cancel, press the do not disturb button again. NOTE: You can press the do not disturb button and activate the function immediately, even when there is an incoming call ringing in, or during call screening after the call is taken by the answerer. Intercom Operation (Applicable only with additional handsets) The intercom feature allows you to have a conversation with another...

  • Page 29: Advanced Intercom Features

    Advanced Intercom Features Receiving an Incoming Call During an Intercom Call If you receive a telephone call during an intercom call, an incoming call alert tone will be heard (through the earpiece or speaker). If the user wants to answer an incoming call, they must press END to terminate the intercom and receive an incoming ring.

  • Page 30: Transferring External Calls To Other

    Provided you subscribe to Call Waiting Caller ID service from your phone company; if you receive an incoming call and you are using the RCA multi handset system, a beep indicates the presence of a Call Waiting call on the line.

  • Page 31: Receiving Cid Records

    Receiving CID Records When you receive a call, the Caller ID information is transmitted between the first and second ring. The Caller ID information appears on the display while the phone rings, giving you a chance to monitor the information and decide whether or not to answer the call.

  • Page 32: Storing Cid Records In Internal Memory

    Available formats include: Number of digits Explanation Example Long distance code “1 ” Eleven digits 1-317-888-8888 +3-digit area code +7-digit telephone number. Ten digits 3 -digit area code + 3 17-888-8888 7-digit telephone number. Seven digits 7-digit telephone number 888-8888 Storing CID Records in Internal Memory You may also store CID information in the phone’s internal memory.

  • Page 33: Deleting All Cid Records

    Deleting All CID Records 1. Make sure the phone is OFF (not in TALK mode). 2. Use the caller ID-volume ( or ) button to display any Caller ID record. 3. Press and hold the delete/int/conf button until the screen displays DELETE ALL?.

  • Page 34: Edit Records

    NOTE: If you make a mistake press the delete/int/conf button to backspace and erase the wrong character(s) or number(s). 4. Press the mute/menu OK button again to save your selection. The screen displays ENTER NUMBER. 5. Use the touch-tone pad to enter the telephone number (up to 20 digits, including pauses), and press the mute/menu button to confirm and advance SET MELODY sub-menu.

  • Page 35: Dialing A Number From Internal Memory

    Dialing a Number from Internal Memory 1. Make sure the phone is OFF (not in TALK mode). 2. Press the mute/menu OK button to access the phonebook sub-menu. 3. Use the caller ID-volume ( or ) button to scroll to VIEW RECORDS. 4.

  • Page 36: Leaving A Message/memo

    Leaving a Message/Memo Use the memo feature to leave a message. 1. Press and hold the memo button. 2. Begin speaking after you hear “RECORD MESSAGE” and start tone. 3. Release the memo button when you are finished recording the memo. NOTE: Maximum recording time for memo is 3 minutes.

  • Page 37: Remote Access

    To erase all previously played Messages in a mailbox: 1. Make sure the phone is OFF (not in TALK mode) 2. Press and hold the delete button until “ALL OLD MESSAGES ERASED” is announced. To erase a message with the handset: 1.

  • Page 38: Memory Full

    Accessing the Answering System from Another Location You can access your answering system from any touch-tone phone by entering your 3-digit security code during the playing of outgoing announcement or after you hear the outgoing announcement . 1. Dial the telephone number to which the answering system is connected. 2.

  • Page 39: Changing The Battery

    Changing the Battery CAUTION: To reduce the risk of fire or personal injury, use only the approved Nickel-metal Hydride battery (Ni-MH), which is compatible with this unit . 1. Make sure the telephone is OFF (not in TALK mode) before you replace battery.

  • Page 40

    DELETE ALL? Prompt asking if you want to erase all CID records DELETE CALL ID? Prompt asking if you want to erase the CID record showing on the display. Prompt asking if you want to erase one of DELETE? the 50 records stored in the phone’s memory. I n d i c a t e s t h a t t h e r e i s n o a d d i t i o n a l END OF LIST information in CID memory.

  • Page 41

    MSG WAITING OFF Indicates voice mail has been retrieved from service provider. NEW CAL L XX XX represents the number of new CID records not reviewed. Indicates voice mail has not been retrieved NEW VOICE MAIL from service provider. NO CALLS Indicates there are no CID records in memory.

  • Page 42: Answering System Display Messages

    Answering System Display Messages The following messages show the status of the answering system or help you set up and use the system. Indicates the total number of messages. 0-59 The voice time/day stamp needs to be set . CL (blinking) Answering system is turned off.

  • Page 43: Limited Warranty

    Please do not send products to this address as it only adds delays in service and may result in lost or damaged product . This PO BOX is for written communication only. If the equipment is causing harm to the telephone network, the telephone company may require that you disconnect the equipment until the problem is resolved.

  • Page 44

    • Upon receipt of your product we will validate your product is under warranty and if determined your product is warranty eligible, we will ship to you a new or, at our option, a refurbished exchange unit of same or similar model.

  • Page 45: Product Registration

    Product registration is not required for warranty coverage but does allow us to contact you should it be necessary. Visit the RCA web site at www.rca4phones.com Please do not send any products to the Indianapolis address listed in this manual or on the carton. This will only add delays in service for your product .

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