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21095
2.4 GHz Digital Cordless Handset
Speakerphone/Answering System
with Call Waiting Caller ID
User's Guide
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    21095 2.4 GHz Digital Cordless Handset Speakerphone/Answering System with Call Waiting Caller ID User’s Guide We bring good things to life.

  • Page 2: Interference Information

    QUIPMENT PPROVAL NFORMATION 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 the equipment.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    ABLE OF ONTENTS ..2 ........16 QUIPMENT PPROVAL NFORMATION ULSE ....2 ........17 NTERFERENCE NFORMATION FCC RF R ........17 ADIATION XPOSURE ........2 ........17 TATEMENT (HAC) ..2 ........18 EARING OMPATIBILITY EFAULT ........5 ... 18 NTRODUCTION ROGRAMMING THE ANDSET...

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    ........... 27 CID R LASH RANSFERRING ECORDS TO ..... 27 ........41 UMBER EDIAL EMORY ..........28 CID N ....42 IALING A UMBER ......... 28 CID R AGING ELETING THE ECORD ...... 29 ....44 RANSFERRING ALLS HOWING IN THE ISPLAY ...........

  • Page 5: Introduction

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS provided with this product and save them for future reference. Congratulations on purchasing this GE cordless telephone/answering system with Call Waiting Caller ID. This telephone has been designed to be simple to use, however, you can reach its full potential more quickly by taking a few minutes to read this instruction book.

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    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. IMPORTANT: In order to use all of the features of this telephone, you must subscribe to two separate services available from your local telephone company: the standard Name/Number Caller ID Service to know who is calling when the phone rings and Caller ID with Call Waiting Service to know...

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    ANDSET AND AYOUT mute/program button Display mem (memory) button format/conference button exit/answerer button mute exit talk/callback button CID/vol buttons format talk conference redial button redial flash page ringer delete flash/delete button review skip play/stop page/int button ringer button wxyz pqrs tone oper pause...

  • Page 8: Handset And Base Layout

    EFORE EGIN ARTS HECKLIST Make sure your package includes the items shown here. memo play/stop new message/ answerer mute exit program answerer format talk conference redial flash page ringer volume delete pqrs wxyz review skip play/stop charge/ tone pause oper page pqrs wxyz...

  • Page 9: Installation

    NSTALLATION • Never install telephone wiring during a lightning storm. • Never install telephone jacks in wet locations unless the jack is specifically designed for wet locations. • Never touch non-insulated telephone wires or terminals, unless the telephone line has been disconnected at the network interface. •...

  • Page 10: Installing The Phone

    NSTALLING THE HONE 1. Choose an area near an electrical outlet and telephone wall jack (RJ11C). 2. Plug the AC power supply into the electrical outlet and the DC connector into the power jack on the back of the base. CAUTION: Use only the ATLINKS USA, Inc.

  • Page 11: Wall

    NOTE: One base can support up to four handsets. 5. Place the handset in the base cradle. The charge indicator turns on to indicate the battery is charging. 6. Allow the handset to charge on a flat surface, such as a desk or table top, for 16 hours prior to first use.

  • Page 12: Telephone Setup

    ELEPHONE ETUP ROGRAMMING THE There are 12 programmable menus on base: LANGUAGE, CONTRAST, ANSWERER ON/OFF, RING TO ANSWER, SECURITY CODE, ANNOUNCEMENT, RING TONE, TONE/PULSE, DAY, TIME, AREA CODE and DEFAULT SETTING . NOTE: During programming, you may press the MUTE/program button at any time to go to the next option.

  • Page 13: Answerer O N /off

    2. Press the MUTE/program button to save, and SET ANSWERER 1ON 2OFF shows in the display. SET ANSWERER 1 ON 2 OFF NSWERER 1. Use the CID/messages ( ) button to scroll to 1ON or 2OFF , or use the touch-tone pad to scroll to 1ON or 2OFF . The default setting is ON . 2.

  • Page 14: Security Code

    ECURITY You can access the answering system from a tone dialing telephone in another (remote) location. The security code is required for remote access, and it prevents unauthorized access to your answering system. You may only change the security code at the base. 1.

  • Page 15: Eviewing The Announcement

    Sample Outgoing Announcement "Hi, this is (use your name here), I can't answer the phone right now, so please leave your name, number, and a brief message after the tone, and I'll get back to you. Thanks." NOTE: You have up to two minutes to record a personal outgoing announcement.

  • Page 16: Ringer Tone

    INGER You may choose from six different ringer tones. 1. Use the touch-tone pad to select 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, or use the CID/messages ) button to scroll to your selection. The ringer tone plays. The default setting is 1. 2.

  • Page 17: Set Day

    NOTE: If you want to keep the current date, press the MUTE/program button when the display shows SET DAY SU M T W H F S. 1. Press the CID/messages ( ) to scroll to the day. 2. Press the MUTE/program button to save, and SET TIME shows in the display.

  • Page 18: Default

    1. Use the touch-tone pad to enter your three digit area code. 2. Press the MUTE/program button to save, and DEFAULT SETTING 1YES 2NO shows in the display. DEFAULT SETTING 1 YES 2NO EFAULT As you become familiar with this system, you may prefer to use the system’s original settings.

  • Page 19: Handset Name

    3. Use touch-tone pad to select 1ENG, 2FRA , 3ESP, or use the CID/vol ( ) button to scroll to 1ENG, 2FRA, or 3ESP. ENG (English) is the default setting. 4. Press the mute/program button to save, and HANDSET NAME shows in the display.

  • Page 20: Area Code

    SET AREA CODE - - - If you enter a 3-digit area code in the area code menu, your local area code will not appear in Caller ID messages you receive. Instead, you will see only the local seven digit number. Calls you receive from outside your local area code display as the full ten-digit number.

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    2. Press the mute/program button and HOLD BASE PAGE WAIT FOR BEEP shows in the display. HOLD BASE PAGE WAIT FOR BEEP 3. Press and hold the page/int button on the base until you hear a long confirmation tone, then HANDSET # REGISTERED displays for two seconds, followed by HANDSET NAME .

  • Page 22: Deregistration

    NOTE: If you make a mistake press the flash/delete button to backspace and erase the wrong character(s). 5. Press the mute/program button to save, and DEREGISTRATION 1YES 2NO shows in the display. DEREGISTRATION 1YES EREGISTRATION NOTE: This setting may be made with the handset only. Deregistration cancels a handset’s registration.

  • Page 23: Default

    MOVE NEAR TO BASE CONFIRM? 1YES 5. Use the CID/vol ( ) button to scroll to 1YES or 2NO . The default setting is 1YES . 6. Press the mute/program button to confirm the deregistration. HANDSET # DEREGISTERED followed by HANDSET NEEDS REGISTRATION shows in the display.

  • Page 24: Cordless Phone Basics

    1. Use the touch-tone pad to select 1YES or 2NO , or press the CID/vol ( ) button to scroll to 1YES or 2NO . The default setting is NO . • If you select YES , all settings in the programmable menu on the base return to the factory default settings.

  • Page 25: Answering A Call With The Handset

    3. When finished, press the talk/callback button again to hang up. AKING A ALL WITH THE PEAKERPHONE 1. Press the speaker/callback button on the base. You will hear a dial tone. 2. Dial a number. Or, pre-dial the number and then press the speaker/ callback button.

  • Page 26: Ringer Volume Control Handset

    INGER OLUME ONTROL ANDSET 1. Press the ringer button and the current ringer setting shows in the display. RINGER ON 1 ON 2 OFF 2. Use the touch-tone pad on your handset to enter 1 ON or 2 OFF, or use the cid/vol ( ) to scroll to your selection.

  • Page 27: Call Waiting

    3. Press the MUTE/program button to save your selection, and the ringer setting shows in the display for two seconds then returns to standby mode. RINGER = LOW AITING If you subscribe to the combined Call Waiting Caller ID service from your local telephone company, you will receive Caller ID information (if available) on Call Waiting calls.

  • Page 28: Exit

    3. Press the redial button first then press the talk/callback button or the speaker/callback button. -OR- 4. If you get a busy signal and want to keep dialing the number, press the redial button to quickly redial the number. Press the EXIT button on the base or exit/answerer button on the handset to end an operation, such as TRANSFER or exit the programmable menu.

  • Page 29: Transferring Calls

    PAGING HANDSET 2 SENDING HANDSET/BASE PAGING FROM HANDSET 1 RECEIVING HANDSET/BASE When the talk/callback or speaker/callback or page/int on the receiving handset or base is pressed, the page is answered. If the page is not answered after two minutes, NO ANSWER shows in the display of sending handset or base and the page is cancelled.

  • Page 30: Mute

    2. Enter 0 for the base or the handset number you want to transfer the call to, and the receiving handset or base is paged. During the page, a page tone is emitted on the receiving handset or base. For example, HANDSET 2 pages Steve’s handset and the following information shows in the displays: PAGING FROM...

  • Page 31: T T D

    1. During a phone conversation press the mute/program button on the handset. MUTE ON shows in the display. MUTE ON TALK 00:10 VOL 2 2. Press the mute/program button again to cancel mute and return to your phone conversation. TALK 00:05 VOL 2 EMPORARY IALING This feature is useful only if you use pulse dialing service.

  • Page 32: Speakerphone /answering

    PEAKERPHONE NSWERING YSTEM OLUME ONTROL When the speakerphone is ON, adjust the volume by pressing the ( buttons on the base. There are eight volume levels, and each press of the volume button adjusts the speaker volume by one level. NOTE: You may also adjust the volume during intercom mode, and conference mode.

  • Page 33: Receiving An Intercom

    4. When the receiving party answers the page, the intercom is activated. When the intercom is setup the following information shows in the display: INTERCOM INTERCOM HANDSET 1 HANDSET 1 THE SENDING PARTY THE RECEIVING PARTY 5. When finished, press the EXIT button on base or exit/answerer button on handset or the page/int button on either handset or base to deactivate the intercom.

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    1. During an external call, press the page/int key on your handset or base to place the external call on hold. LINE ON HOLD EXTENSION? shows in the display. LINE ON HOLD EXTENSION ? 2. Enter the handset number you want to conference with, or enter 0 to conference with the base.

  • Page 35: Memory

    EMORY The handset and base each have their own separate memory dialing storage areas. Fifty 15-character names and 20-digit telephone numbers can be stored in the handset memory. Fifty 15-character names and 20- digit telephone numbers can be stored in the base memory. TORING A AME AND UMBER IN...

  • Page 36: Storing A Redial Number

    5. Use the touch-tone pad on your handset or base to enter a name (up to 15 characters). More than one letter is stored in each of the number keys. For example, to enter Bill Smith, press the 2 key twice for the letter B.

  • Page 37: Nserting Aause In The Sequence

    3. Press the MEM/mem button to save. You will hear a confirmation tone. NOTE: If the redial number has more than an 20 digits, it cannot be stored in memory. NSERTING A AUSE IN THE IALING EQUENCE If a pause is needed to wait for a dial tone press the # pause button on the base or handset touch-tone pad to insert a delay in dialing sequence of a stored telephone number (for example, after you dial 9 for an outside line, or wait for a computer access tone.) Each pause counts as...

  • Page 38: T O Delete

    ELETE 1. Make sure the phone is OFF (not in talk mode). 2. Press MEM/mem button on the base or handset. 3. Press the touch-tone pad on the handset or the base, or use the CID/vol ) button on the handset or CID/messages ( ) button on the base to scroll to a desired record.

  • Page 39: With The Ase

    3. Press the number key (01-50) for the desired memory location or use the CID/vol ( ) button to scroll through memory until the desired number displays. 4. Press the talk/callback button. The number dials automatically. IALING A TORED UMBER WITH THE 1.

  • Page 40: Caller Id (cid)

    2. Press MEM/mem button on the base or handset, and then press 07. 3. When you hear the access tone, press the MEM/mem button, and then press 08. 4. At the next access tone, press MEM/mem button, then press 09. ID (CID) ALLER Caller ID (CID) is a service available from your local telephone company.

  • Page 41: Reviewing Cid Records

    CID R EVIEWING ECORDS As CID records are received and stored, the display is updated to let you know how many calls you have received. 1. Press the CID/vol ( ) on the handset or the CID/messages ( ) button on the base to review the oldest call and scroll toward the most recent calls (higher numbers).

  • Page 42: Dialing Acid N

    1. Use the CID/vol ( ) button on the handset or CID/messages ( button on the base to scroll to the desired CID record. 9:58 11/24 CALL 317 - 123 - 4567 PETER CHAN 2. Press the MEM/mem button on the base or handset. 3.

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    2. Press CID/vol ( ) button on the handset or CID/messages ( button on the base until the desired CID record is displayed. Depending on (a) how the incoming phone number was formatted when it was received, and (b) whether or not you previously pre-programmed your local area code into memory, you may need to adjust the format of the incoming caller’s stored phone number before dialing it back.

  • Page 44: Eleting The

    CID R ELETING THE ECORD HOWING IN THE ISPLAY 1. Make sure the phone is OFF (not in talk mode). NAME HANDSET 1 2. Use the CID/vol ( ) button on the handset or CID/messages ) button on the base to display the desired CID record. 9:58 11/24 CALL...

  • Page 45: Cid Errors

    NAME HANDSET 1 2. Use the CID/vol ( ) button on the handset or CID/messages ( button on the base to display any CID record. 9:58 11/24 CALL 12 34567890 1 2 34 5 NAME 3. Press and hold the flash/delete button for two seconds. The display shows DELETE ALL? DELETE ALL ? 4.

  • Page 46: Answering System

    NSWERING YSTEM PERATION TANDBY ISPLAY When the phone is not in use, the base displays the status of the answering system. If the answering system is turned on, it displays MSG 00 , if it is off, then it displays ANS OFF . The number of new messages and the number of new CID records received shows on the screen.

  • Page 47: Essages

    3. Press CID/messages ( ) button twice to review previous messages. 4. Press CID/messages ( ) button to skip to the next message. 5. Press the flash/delete button to erase the current message. 6. Press the EXIT button on the base to stop playing the current message and return to standby mode.

  • Page 48: Memo

    3. Press the flash/delete button on the base again. ALL MESSAGE ERASED shows in the display. ALL MESSAGE ERASED Use the Memo feature to leave a message for yourself. 1. Press and hold the memo button. 2. Begin speaking after you hear the beep. 3.

  • Page 49: Alls With The Handset

    CREENING ALLS WITH THE ORDLESS ANDSET You may use the cordless handset to remotely screen calls. 1. Make sure the phone stops ringing and the answering system answers the call. 2. Press the exit/answerer button to access the answering system. 3.

  • Page 50: Attery

    The remote feature enables you to perform the following function: Press this Button Replay the current message press 1 once Review the previous message press 1 twice Play back messages Stop message playback Erase messages (during message playback) Skip message Turn answering system off/on Review voice menu options EPLACING THE...

  • Page 51: Precautions

    ATTERY AFETY RECAUTIONS • Do not burn, disassemble, mutilate, or puncture. Like other batteries of this type, toxic materials could be released which can cause injury. • Keep batteries out of the reach of children. • Remove batteries if storing over 30 days. EADSET AND NSTALLATION ONNECTING AN...

  • Page 52

    ISPLAY ESSAGES The following indicators show the status of a message or of the unit. ERROR Caller information has been interrupted during transmission or the phone line is excessively noisy. ENTER NAME Prompt telling you to enter the name in one of the 50 memory locations.

  • Page 53: Ignals

    PRESS TALK KEY Prompt telling you that a CID number cannot be formatted and you may only use the talk button to dial back the CID number. HANDSET IN USE Shows in the display when the handset is using the telephone line.

  • Page 54: Uide

    ROUBLESHOOTING UIDE ELEPHONE OLUTIONS No dial tone • Check or repeat installation steps. • Make sure base power cord is connected to a working electrical outlet. Make sure the telephone line cord is connected to the base and the modular phone jack. •...

  • Page 55

    You experience static, noise, or fading in and out • The cordless handset may be out of range of the base. Move closer to the base. • Relocate the base. Make sure base is not plugged into an outlet with another household appliance.

  • Page 56

    ID S ALLER OLUTIONS No Display • Charge or replace the battery. • Make sure that the unit is connected to a non-switched electrical outlet. Disconnect the power supply cord from the base/charge cradle and reconnect it. Caller ID Error Message •...

  • Page 57: Care

    ENERAL RODUCT To keep your unit working and looking good, follow these guidelines: • Avoid putting the phone near heating appliances and devices that generate electrical noise (for example, motors or fluorescent lamps). • DO NOT expose to direct sunlight or moisture. •...

  • Page 58: Index

    NDEX Deregistration 22 Dialing a CID Number 42 Accessing the Answering System from Dialing a Stored Number with Another Location 49 the Base 39 Accessing the Answering System with the Cordless Handset 48 Dialing a Stored Number with the Handset 38 Accessory Order Form 61 Digital Security System 8 Announcement 14...

  • Page 59

    Language 12, 18 Sample Outgoing Announcement 15 Last Number Redial 27 Screening Calls at the Base 46 Limited Warranty 62 Screening Calls with the Cordless Handset 49 Security Code 14 Making a Call with the Handset 24 Service 60 Making a Call with the Speakerphone 25 Set Day 17 Making an Intercom Call 32 Set Time 17...

  • Page 60: Service

    ERVICE If trouble is experienced with this equipment, for repair or warranty information, please contact customer service at 1-800-448-0329. If the equipment is causing harm to the telephone network, the telephone company may request that you disconnect the equipment until the problem is resolved.

  • Page 62

    IMITED ARRANTY What your warranty covers: • Defects in materials or workmanship. For how long after your purchase: • One year, from date of purchase. (The warranty period for rental units begins with the first rental or 45 days from date of shipment to the rental firm, whichever comes first.) What we will do: •...

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