GE 2-9868 User Manual

GE 2-9868 User Manual

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Digital Answerer
User's Guide
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  • Page 1 2-9868 Digital Answerer User's Guide We bring good things to life.
  • Page 2: Fcc Registration Information

    FCC R EGISTRATION NFORMATION Your telephone equipment is registered with the Federal Communications Commission and is in compliance with parts 15 and 68, FCC Rules and Regulations. 1 Notification to the Local Telephone Company On the bottom of this equipment is a label indicating, among other information, the FCC Registration number and Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) for the equipment.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

  • Page 4: Before You Begin

    EFORE ARTS HECKLIST Make sure your package includes the following items: A G IN Answerer ODULAR EQUIREMENTS You need an RJ11 type modular jack, which is the most common type of phone jack and might look like the one pictured here. If you don’t have a modular jack, call your local phone company to find out how to get one installed.
  • Page 5: Installation

    NSTALLATION 1. Plug the telephone line cord into a modular wall jack. 2. Connect the telephone line cord from your telephone into the jack on the back of the answerer marked PHONE. (You don’t have to connect your telephone in order for the answerer to record incoming messages.) 3.
  • Page 6: Important Instructions For Moving The Answerer

    MPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR MOVING THE ANSWERER To move the answerer to a different location in the house, follow these instructions: 1. Disconnect the phone line or any phones you may have connected to the unit. 2. Install a battery, if you have not already done so. This will ensure that your messages are not lost.
  • Page 7: Reviewing The Settings

    EVIEWING THE ETTINGS This function allows you to review the current time, number of rings before the unit answers a call, incoming message length, and the security code. Press and release the SET button to review the current settings. To review the next or previous setting, press the NEXT or PREVIOUS button.
  • Page 8: T O Set The Day

    O SET THE DAY 1. Press and release NEXT or PREVIOUS until the unit announces the correct day. 2. Once the day is set, press SET to enter the rings to answer menu. ETTING THE INGS TO The unit announces the rings to answer. To change, press NEXT or PREVIOUS.
  • Page 9: Setting The Security Code

    ETTING THE ECURITY The unit announces the current security code. To change, press NEXT or PREVIOUS. To set and exit press SET. 1. Press and release NEXT or PREVIOUS to choose the first digit. The unit announces all 3 digits, but only the selected digit will change.
  • Page 10: Nswerer Peration

    NSWERER PERATION MESSAGES indicator GREETING button button MEMO button PREVIOUS button NSWER The ANSWER ON/OFF indicator lets you know whether your answerer is on or off. When the answerer is off, it answers calls after 10 rings but doesn’t play the greeting. The answerer doesn’t take messages when it is off.
  • Page 11: Playing Messages

    NOTE: An old message is one that has been listened to completely, including the time/day stamp. A new message is one that HAS NOT been listened to completely. LAYING ESSAGES Either old or new messages can be played. To hear all of the messages, including the new ones, press and release the ALL button.
  • Page 12: Leaving A Memo

    EAVING A Press and hold the MEMO button. Leave your message after the announcement and the beep. Release the MEMO button when you're finished talking. The unit treats the memo as a message, as the MESSAGES indicator shows. NOTE: The length of time for recording a memo depends on how many messages are currently stored by the answerer.
  • Page 13: Remote Access

    EMOTE CCESS You can access your answerer from any touch-tone phone by entering your 3-digit security code (the default security code is 123, but you can change it.) Be aware that remote functions do not work with rotary or push-button pulse- dialing phones.
  • Page 14: General Product Care

    ENERAL RODUCT To keep your answerer working and looking good, follow these guidelines: • Avoid putting it near heating appliances and devices that generate electrical noise (for example, motors or fluorescent lamps). • DO NOT expose to direct sunlight or moisture. •...
  • Page 15: Service

    ERVICE FCC requires this product to be serviced only by the manufacturer or its authorized service agents. In accordance with FCC requirements, changes or modifications not expressly approved by Thomson Consumer Electronics could void the user’s authority to operate this product. For instructions on how to obtain service, call Consumer Information at 1-800-448-0329.
  • Page 16: Roubleshooting Ips

    ROUBLESHOOTING Problem Doesn’t answer, or answers on 10th ring Incoming messages are incomplete Won’t respond to remote commands Answerer doesn't work Can't hear messages Unit announces “Battery Low” Can't restart message Messages indicator flashes rapidly Battery good but messages were lost Greeting continues to play even after an extension phone is picked up Explanation/Solution...
  • Page 17: Index

    NDEX Symbols 2-way record 12 Adjusting the volume 9 ANSWER ON/OFF indicator 10 Before you begin 4 Changing the settings 7 Erasing all messages 11 FCC registration information 2 General product care 14 Installation 5 Installing the battery 4 Interference information 2 Leaving a memo 12 Limited warranty 18 MESSAGES indicator 10...
  • Page 18: Limited Warranty

    IMITED ARRANTY What your warranty covers: • Any defect in materials or workmanship. For how long after your purchase: • One year. What we will do: • Provide you with a new, or at our option, a refurbished unit. • The exchange unit is under warranty for the remainder of the original product’s warranty period. How to make a warranty claim: •...
  • Page 19: Remote Access Card

    2-9868 FOLD Play messages ... Play previous message ... (during message playback) Skip to next message ... (during message playback) Erase message ... (During message playback) Turn on answerer ...
  • Page 20 Model 2-9868 P.O. Box 1976, Indianapolis, IN 46206 15380380 (Rev. 1 E/S) © 1998 Thomson Consumer Electronics, Inc. 98-51 Trademark(s) ® Registered Marca(s) Registrada(s) Printed in China...

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