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GE 20870400 Use & Care Manual

Messaging system with caller id & call waiting.
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2-9992
Messaging System with Caller ID
& Call Waiting
Use & Care Guide
We bring good things to life.

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    2-9992 Messaging System with Caller ID & Call Waiting Use & Care Guide We bring good things to life.

  • Page 2: Nformation

    FCC R EGISTRATION Your GE 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...

  • Page 3: Interference Information

    NTERFERENCE NFORMATION This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference; and (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

  • Page 4: Introduction

    NTRODUCTION Your GE 2-9992 Messaging System with Caller ID and Call Waiting is designed to give you flexibility in use and high quality performance. You can use this unit with basic telephone service, but to fully take advantage of its features you must subscribe to the services below:...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    ABLE OF ONTENTS FCC R EGISTRATION NFORMATION NTERFERENCE NFORMATION NTRODUCTION CALLER ID CALL WAITING CALL WAITING WITH CALLER ID ETTING TARTED EQUIREMENTS NSTALLATION PTIONS ESKTOP NSTALLATION NSTALLATION EATURES AND ONTROLS ISPLAY ESSAGES ROGRAMMING THE ETTINGS REETINGS EFAULT REETINGS TO RECORD A GREETING TO REMOVE A GREETING TANDARD ETTING...

  • Page 6: Getting Started

    ETTING TARTED Make sure your package includes the items shown here: NEW CALLS/ ANSWER ON MESSAGES SCROLL UP SETTING CANCEL REVIEW SKIP PLAY•STOP CALLER ID SCROLL DOWN SELECT ERASE MSG DELETE CID MEMO/REC PROGRAM CID DIAL CID 2-9992 unit ODULAR EQUIREMENTS You need an RJ11C or RJ14C type modular jack, which is the most common type of phone jack and might look like the one pictured...

  • Page 7: Installation Options

    NSTALLATION PTIONS This unit can be used from a freestanding position on a flat surface or while mounted on the wall. Grooves are provided on the back of the unit and desk adapter to help position the telephone and wall adapter cords. desk adapter (base plate) back of unit...

  • Page 8: Desktop Installation

    ESKTOP NSTALLATION PTION Feed one end each of the wall adapter and telephone cords through the opening on the back of the base plate. Connect the wall adapter cord to the DC 9V jack. Connect the cord from the telephone to the corresponding jack.

  • Page 9: Wall Installation

    NSTALLATION PTION Connect the wall adapter to the DC 9V cord. Giving the cord a little slack, loop it over the telephone jacks and press it into the “POWER LINE” groove provided on the right. Connect the cord from the telephone to the corresponding jack.

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    ANSWER ON ANSWER ON REVIEW CANCEL CANCEL PLAY•STOP PLAY/STOP ERASE MSG MEMO/REC MEMO/REC SELECT NEW CALLS/MESSAGES SCROLL UP SKIP REVIEW SCROLL DOWN SELECT ERASE MSG DELETE CID NEW CALLS/ MESSAGES SCROLL UP SKIP SETTING SETTINGS SCROLL DOWN CALLER ID CALLER ID DELETE CID PROGRAM CID PROGRAM CID...

  • Page 11: Features And Controls

    EATURES AND ONTROLS ANSWER ON CANCEL DELETE CID DIAL CID CALLER ID ERASE MSG MEMO/REC NEW CALLS/MESSAGES PLAY/STOP PROGRAM CID REVIEW SCROLL DOWN SCROLL UP SELECT SETTINGS SKIP VOLUME The display will light when a call comes in or when you press a button. It will stay lit until you review your calls and/or messages.

  • Page 12: Messages

    IQUID RYSTAL The following are messages that will show while in Idle mode: indicates total number of voice messages in memory The following are examples of display messages that will show while reviewing caller ID information: indicates the number this call ranks in memory indicates greeting number...

  • Page 13: Programming The Settings

    ROGRAMMING THE This unit allows you to customize the way it answers calls and records messages. Use the SCROLL UP or DOWN buttons to change the option flashing. Press SELECT to accept an option. Use the REVIEW and SKIP buttons to move to the information within that option that you want to change.

  • Page 14: Standard Setting

    There is no maximum time for greetings. If you decide to record special greetings for programmed telephone numbers, use greetings 2-6. Since the unit will default to Greeting 1 for all non-programmed callers, it is best to record a general announcement for this greeting.

  • Page 15: Tone

    Press SELECT to accept your choice. TONE You can select 1 of 4 options available with this feature. STANDARD SETTING NO TONE/SILENCE DISTINCT TONE 1 Press SELECT to accept your choice. If you select No Tone/Silence, there will be no distinguishing beep for any caller. If you select Distinct Tone 1, the unit will insert one beep periodically.

  • Page 16: Blocked Calls

    LOCKED ALLS This feature allows you the option of accepting a message from a blocked caller or answering a blocked call with a greeting only. Press SETTINGS. Scroll to BLOCKED CALLS. Press SELECT. BLOCKED CALLS: TAKE MESSAGE GREETING ONLY BLOCKED CALLS: SAME AS STANDARD You may choose to allow blocked calls, as many unlisted numbers register as blocked.

  • Page 17: Advanced Setting

    DVANCED ETTING ONFIRM DELETE Use REVIEW and SKIP to choose Yes or No . Press SELECT to accept your choice. CONFIRM BEFORE EVERY DELETING? YES/NO If you choose YES , the unit will prompt you with “ Erase this message? Yes/No ” when you press ERASE MSG or “...

  • Page 18: Digital Messaging Functions

    IGITAL ESSAGING When the answerer is on, the green ANSWER ON will be lit. When the unit receives a call, the display will light and remain lit until the calls are retrieved. This unit is supplied with 8 greetings. Six have default greetings that can be recorded over. It is recommended that you use Greeting 1 for general callers.

  • Page 19: Checking Greetings

    Press SELECT to accept your choice. Press and hold MEMO/REC. Start speaking after the beep. Speak within 8 inches from the MIC. Release MEMO/REC when you finish speaking. The unit will playback the greeting for confirmation. CHECKING GREETINGS Use SCROLL UP or DOWN to select the greeting you want to hear.

  • Page 20: Memory Full

    EMORY When the memory is full, the message light will flash rapidly and the display will show “ Msg. Memory Full .” The unit will answer all calls on the 11th ring and announce that memory is full, but no message will be taken.

  • Page 21: Remote Access Functions

    EMOTE CCESS Using the security code you have set, you can access your messages and change your settings from a remote location. Dial your phone number. Press any key to bypass your greeting. Enter your security code after the prompt. There are three different remote menus, grouped by their functions.

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    2-9992 Remote Access Codes To play greeting 1, press 4 1. To play greeting 2, press 4 2. To play greeting 3, press 4 3. To play greeting 4, press 4 4. To play greeting 5, press 4 5. To play greeting 6, press 4 6. To play greeting 7, press 4 7.

  • Page 23: Caller Id Functions

    ID F ALLER UNCTIONS This unit is capable of storing up to 99 caller ID entries, complete with day, date and time of call. Caller ID information is retrieved between the first and second ring. If a call is answered before the information has a chance to register, no entry can be made into the unit’s memory.

  • Page 24: To Program An Id

    VIP or programmed entries are denoted with a “*” by the entry. This tag allows you to attach certain custom settings to the entry for future activity. TO PROGRAM AN ID Press PROGRAM CID. Use SCROLL UP and DOWN to find the entry you want.

  • Page 25: Standard Setting

    Fourth, select the tone you would like the unit to use to identify that someone from this number is calling. FOR 123-456-7890: NO TONE/ SILENCE DISTINCT TONE 1 And last, select the length of message you want this caller to be able to leave. FOR 123-456-7890: 2 MINUTES 4 MINUTES...

  • Page 26: Deleting Caller Id

    Use SCROLL UP or DOWN to choose an option. Then press SELECT to review the chosen category. The ID can be programmed, dialed or deleted while reviewing. If there is a message attached to the telephone number an M appears next to the ID number. You can play or erase the attached message.

  • Page 27: Troubleshooting Tips

    ROUBLESHOOTING Doesn't answer or messages are incomplete • Caller spoke too softly. • Make sure answerer is on. • Memory is full; erase some messages. • Caller left a message longer than the time limit allowed. • An extension phone was picked up. •...

  • Page 28: General Product Care

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

  • Page 29: Index

    NDEX Symbols * 12 Advanced Setting 17 Answer Off 20 ANSWER ON 11 Answer On/Off 16 Auto Disconnect 19 Auto Time/Day Stamp 19 Blocked Calls 16 BLOCKED NAME 12 BLOCKED NUMBER 12 Buttons and Controls 19 Call Waiting 4 CALLER ID 4, 11 Caller ID Functions 23 Caller ID with Call Waiting 4, 17 CANCEL 11...

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    Modular Jack Requirements 6 NEW CALLS/MESSAGES 11 PLAY/STOP 11, 19 Playing Messages 19 Program an id 24 PROGRAM CID 11 Programming CID Entries 23 Programming the Settings 13 Record a greeting 13 Recording Greetings 18 Reject calls 25 Remote Access Functions 21 Remove a greeting 13 Returning to Factory Default Settings 17 REVIEW 11, 19...

  • Page 31: Imited Arranty

    IMITED ARRANTY What does your warranty cover? • Any defect in material or workmanship. For how long after the original purchase? • One year. • The warranty for rental units begins with the first rental. What will we do? • Provide you with a new, or at our option, a refurbished unit. •...

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    Model 2-9992 P.O. Box 1976, Indianapolis, IN 46206 20870400 © 1998 Thomson Consumer Electronics, Inc. 98-10 Trademark(s) ® Registered Printed in Malaysia Marca(s) ® Registrada(s)

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Ge 2 2-9992 2-9992, 2-9992

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