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Binatone iDECT Freedom Twin User Manual

Digital cordless telephone with answer machine and headset
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Freedom Twin
Freedom Triple
Freedom Quad
Digital Cordless Telephone
with Answer Machine
and Headset
Binatone Helpline (for UK only)
Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm
Tel: 0845 345 9677
**Please note that all calls are charged at local rate
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  • Page 1: User Guide

    Freedom Quad Digital Cordless Telephone with Answer Machine and Headset Binatone Helpline (for UK only) Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm Tel: 0845 345 9677 **Please note that all calls are charged at local rate Or visit our website:
  • Page 2: Technical Details

    TECHNICAL DETAILS Standard Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunication (DECT) Frequency range 1.88 to 1.9GHz (bandwidth =20 MHz) Channel bandwidth 1.728 MHz Operating range Up to 300m outdoors; Up to 50m indoors For headset: Up to 150m outdoors; Up to 25m indoors Standby: 100 hours,Talking: 10 hours Operating time Battery charge time:15 hours...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

  • Page 4 6 CALLER DISPLAY (NETWORK DEPENDENT)..........6.1 VIEW THE CALL LIST ....................6.2 STORE A CALL LIST NUMBER INTO THE PHONEBOOK ........6.3 DELETE AN ENTRY IN THE CALL LIST ............................. DELETE ALL CALL LIST ENTRIES 7 PHONE SETTINGS ..................7.1 DATE AND TIME SETTINGS ..................
  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS When using your telephone equipment, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and injury, including the following: 1) Read and understand all the instructions. 2) Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. 3) Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning.
  • Page 6 Package contents The Twin package contains the following items: • 1 Handset • 1 Base station • 1 Headset unit • 1 Mains power adapter • 1 Telephone line cord • 2 Rechargeable batteries • 1 User manual Note: If you have a Triple or Quad system, you will also have the requisite extra handset(s) and battery packs, and a charger pod for each extra handset.
  • Page 7: Installing Your Phone

    INSTALLING YOUR PHONE Connecting the base station 1. Plug the power supply and the telephone line cord into the base. 2. Plug the other end of the power adapter into a suitable 230Vac mains socket, and the line cord into your telephone line socket. 3.
  • Page 8: Getting To Know Your Phone

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR PHONE Handset Overview LEFT SOFT KEY In idle mode: In idle mode:Press Press to access the call list to access the main menu In menu mode: In sub-menu mode: Press to scroll up the menu items Press to confirm the selection In Phonebook list / Redial list / During a call: Press to access...
  • Page 9: Display Icons And Symbols

    Display Icons and Symbols The LCD display gives you information on the current status of the telephone. Steady when the handset is in range of the base. Flashes when out of range of the base or not registered to the base. Steady when an intercom call is in progress.
  • Page 10: Base Station With Telephone Answering Machine(Tam)Control

    Base Station with Telephone Answering Machine (TAM) Control FIND a) P ress to find/page all registered handsets or the wireless headset. Press the button again, or TALK/OFF/RIGHT SOFT KEY on the handset, to turn off page signal. b) Press and hold to put the base unit into registration mode, when registering a new handset or headset.
  • Page 11: Base Two Digit-Led Display Information

    Base Two Digit-LED Display Information Steadily ON: Answering machine is OFF. Steadily ON: There are no voice messages in the answering machine. Flash in idle mode: Indicates the number of new answering machine answering machine messages in total, with messages. (e.g. there are 9 a capacity for 59.
  • Page 12: Wireless Headset Led Indicators

    Wireless Headset LED Indicators Purple: Steadily on: The wireless headset is unregistered. Flashing: The wireless headset is registered but the base is not available (searching or out of range). Blue: Steadily on: When the headset is seated in the base and fully charged. Once the headset is successfully registered, the blue light will flash on then off, for about three seconds at a time, and emit a long beep.
  • Page 13: Text And Digit Entry Table

  • Page 14: Using Your Phone

    USING YOUR PHONE Make a Call 4.1.1 Preparatory Dialling Enter the phone number and press <TALK> to connect to the line and dial the number. When entering the number, if you make a mistake, press <C/MUTE> to delete digits. 4.1.2 Direct Dialling Press <TALK>...
  • Page 15: 4.4. Handset Speakerphone

    4.4. Handset Speakerphone During a call, you can press SPEAKERPHONE to alternate between hands-free speakerphone and normal handset use. Adjust Volume There are 5 levels (VOLUME 1 to VOLUME 5) to choose from for each of the earpiece and speaker volumes. During a call: Press <UP/DOWN>...
  • Page 16: 4.10 Find The Handset

    4.9.2 Store a Redial Number into the Phonebook 1. Follow Steps 1 and 2 in section 4.9.1. 2. Press <MENU/OK> and <UP/DOWN> to select ADD TO PB. 3. Press <MENU/OK> and then enter the name you want to use in the phonebook.
  • Page 17 4.11.1 Intercom Another Handset or Headset 1. In idle mode, press <C/MUTE> and all the other registered handset / headset numbers will display, along with a "9". 2. Enter the number of the handset / headset that you want to call, or enter "9"...
  • Page 18: Private Phonebook

    PRIVATE PHONEBOOK Each handset can store up to 50 private phonebook entries with names and numbers. Each phonebook entry can have a maximum of 20 digits for the phone number and 12 characters for the name. You can also select different ringtones for your phonebook entries.
  • Page 19: Edit A Phonebook Entry

    Edit a Phonebook Entry In idle: 1. Press <MENU/OK> and <UP/DOWN> to select PHONEBOOK and then press <MENU/OK> to access the phonebook. 2. Press <UP/DOWN> to select the desired phonebook entry. 3. Press <MENU/OK> and <UP/DOWN> to select EDIT. 4. Press <MENU/OK> to display the current name. 5.
  • Page 20: Caller Display (Network Dependent)

    CALLER DISPLAY (NETWORK DEPENDENT) This feature is available if you have subscribed to the Calling Line Identification service with your network service provider. Your phone can store up to 20 received calls with date/time information in the Call List. The number will be shown on the handset display when the phone is ringing.
  • Page 21: Delete An Entry In The Call List

    Delete an entry in the Call List 1. Follow Steps 1 and 2 in Section 6.1. 2. Press <MENU/OK> and <UP/DOWN> to select DELETE. 3. Press <MENU/OK> to confirm. Delete all Call list entries 1. Follow Steps 1 and 2 in Section 6.1. 2.
  • Page 22: Phone Settings

    PHONE SETTINGS Your phone comes with a selection of settings that you can change to personalise your phone the way you like it to work. Date and Time Settings If you subscribe to Caller Display the time and date settings will be automatically updated by the network when you receive an incoming call.
  • Page 23: Alarm Settings

    Alarm Settings You can set an alarm time on this phone. When an alarm is set, the alarm icon < > is shown on the handset display. When the alarm time is reached, the alarm icon< > and “ALARM ON ” flash on the handset display, and the alarm tone rings for 45 seconds.
  • Page 24: Handset Settings

    Handset Settings 7.3.1 Set the Ringer Melody for Internal Calls 1. Press <MENU/OK> and <UP/DOWN> to select HS SETTINGS. 2. Press <MENU/OK> and <UP/DOWN> to select RING SETUP. 3. Press <MENU/OK> and <UP/DOWN> to select INT RING. 4. Press <MENU/OK> and <UP/DOWN> to select the melody you want to hear for internal calls.
  • Page 25: Base Settings

    7.3.5 Set the Handset Language 1. Press <MENU/OK> and <UP/DOWN> to select HS SETTINGS. 2. Press <MENU/OK> and <UP/DOWN> to select LANGUAGE. 3. Press <MENU/OK> and <UP/DOWN> to select the desired language. 4. Press <MENU/OK> to confirm. 7.3.6 Rename the Handset 1.
  • Page 26 7.4.3 De-register a Handset This operation should only be necessary if one of your handsets becomes faulty or lost and needs to be replaced. You will need to enter the 4-digit system PIN (Default PIN is 0000) in order to de-register a handset from the base station.
  • Page 27: Registration

    7.4.6 PBX ACCESS If you use the phone on a PBX that needs an access digit to get an external line, a single digit can be set to dial automatically before any Phonebook or Calls List number. 1. Press <MENU/OK> and <UP/DOWN> to select BS SETTINGS. PBX ACCESS.
  • Page 28: Register Additional Wireless Headset

    7.5.2 To register an additional wireless headset IMPORTANT: The wireless headset is pre-registered when supplied and should not need to be registered. Headset registration is only necessary when you buy a new headset or if it has lost its registration, and the headset LED is purple.
  • Page 29: Answering Machine

    ANSWERING MACHINE Your phone includes a telephone answering machine that records unanswered calls when it is on.The answering machine can store up to 59 messages within the maximum recording time of approximately 15 minutes. As well as recording incoming messages, you can record memos for other users of your phone. If the answering machine memory is full, the Handset will display TAM FULL lt ernately with the handsets name or time, depending on the handset standby display mode set (see section 7.3.7), and you will have to delete some...
  • Page 30: Delete All Messages In The Answering Machine

    Note: A <STAR icon> is placed at the centre of the bottom of the handset display to indicate that it is a new message. When a message has been played, the <STAR icon> will disappear and will not be shown when you listen to this message again. Note: If there are no messages, the handset display will briefly show then return to MSG PLAYBACK.
  • Page 31: Answering Machine Settings

    Answering Machine Settings You can use the TAM SETTINGS menu through the handset to change the settings of your answering machine. 8.5.1 Set the Answer Mode By default, the answer machine is set in ANS & REC mode which allows callers to leave a message.
  • Page 32 8.5.3 Playback and Delete the Outgoing Message (OGM) You can playback your own personalised OGM or the pre-set OGM for ANS & REC mode or ANSWER ONLY mode and choose to delete your personalised OGM during playback and record a new one whenever you want. Please note that pre-set OGM cannot be deleted.
  • Page 33 8.5.5 Set the Recording Time of Incoming Message You can set the maximum length of the recording time of the incoming messages. 1. Press <MENU/OK> and <UP/DOWN> to select ANS. MACHINE. 2. Press <MENU/OK> and <UP/DOWN> to select TAM SETTINGS. 3.
  • Page 34 8.5.7 Change the Compression Rate Three different compression rates (HIGH, MEDIUM and LOW) are provided for you to select different quality levels of recording incoming message. The lower the compression rate, the higher the recording quality level attained, but the shorter the total recording time available.
  • Page 35: Remote Operation Access Your Answering Machine Remotely You can ring your phone from another tone-dialling phone to switch the answering machine on or off, and/or listen to your messages remotely. 1. Place a call from a tone-dialling phone to your phone. 2.
  • Page 36 Note: If your answering machine is switched off, the phone will enter into the remote access mode after 14 rings. You can then enter the <*> key and the 4-digit remote access PIN (Default Remote Access PIN is 0000) to activate the remote access feature. Keys Functions While message is not playing...
  • Page 37: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Problem Causes Solutions a. Check the connections. Unplug a. The connection cord of No dialling tone when and plug back in the mains. the base station is not pressing <TALK > key Check that the telephone cord plugged in. has been plugged into the base b.
  • Page 38 Technical Support If the fault persists... Disconnect all other instruments connected to the same line as the phone system and try to make a call. Disconnect the base unit from the telephone line and plug a different phone into the master telephone socket. Try making a call.
  • Page 39: Declaration Of Conformity

    DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY We the manufacturer / Importer : Binatone Telecom Plc,1 Apsley Way London, NW2 7HF. Declare under our sole responsibility that the following product Type of equipment: Digital cordless telephone Freedom Series Model Name: Country of Origin: China...
  • Page 40: Product Guarantee

    PRODUCT GUARANTEE The phone system is guaranteed for 12 months from the date of purchase shown on your sales receipt. This guarantee does not cover any faults or defects caused by accidents, misuse, fair wear and tear, neglect, faults on the telephone line, lightning, tampering with the equipment, or any attempt at adjustment or repair other than through approved agents.

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