GE 2-9079 Owner's Manual
GE 2-9079 Owner's Manual

GE 2-9079 Owner's Manual

General electric caller id unit owner's manual


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  • Page 1 2-9079 Caller ID We bring good things to life.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    NTRODUCTION Your GE Caller ID unit stores and displays specific information, provided by your local telephone company, to subscribers of Caller ID or similar caller identification services. You must subscribe to one of these services in order to use this unit.
  • Page 3: Before You Begin

    EFORE EGIN ARTS HECKLIST Make sure your package includes the following items: AC power supply Telephone line cord ODULAR You need an RJ11 type modular jack, which is the most common type of phone jack and might look like the one pictured here.
  • Page 4: Powering The Caller

    OWERING THE The unit can operate on batteries only, but you must use the AC power supply in order for the new call indicator light and the display backlighting to work. NSTALLING THE Install 4 AAA-size batteries to retain caller ID informa- tion in the event of a power failure.
  • Page 5 ATTERY NDICATOR If the battery icon appears in the display, you need to replace the batteries. AC A SING THE DAPTER You must use the AC power supply in order for the new call indicator light and the display backlight to work.
  • Page 6 NSTALLATION You can set the unit on a tabletop or mount it on the wall. MPORTANT NSTALLATION • Never install telephone wiring during a lightning storm. • Never touch uninsulated telephone wires or terminals, unless the telephone line has been disconnected at the network interface.
  • Page 7 ABLETOP NSTALLATION 1. Connect the telephone line cord to the jack on the back of the unit marked TO LINE, and to the modular wall jack. 2. Connect your phone’s line cord to the jack on the back of the unit marked TO PHONE. 3.
  • Page 8 OUNT NSTALLATION Use the mounting accessories included with this unit. 1. Hold the mounting bracket against the wall and mark the mounting screw positions on the wall with a pencil. 2. Insert the anchor screws and install the mounting bracket on the wall. 3.
  • Page 9 NSWERING ACHINE The answering machine must be set to answer calls after at least 2 rings to properly receive caller ID information. To use your caller ID unit with an answering machine: 1. Plug a telephone line cord into the modular jack and into the jack on the back of the unit marked TO LINE.
  • Page 10 YSTEM You must use two caller ID units if you want to use caller ID for both lines. You must also purchase a triplex adapter. 1. Plug the triplex adapter into your two- line modular wall jack. 2. Plug your two-line phone into the two-line receptacle on the triplex adapter.
  • Page 11: Operation

    PERATION HOOSING A ANGUAGE Your caller ID unit is programmed at the factory to display messages in English, but you can change the language setting to French or Spanish. To change the language: 1. Press and hold DISPLAY until the current language ( ENGLISH , ESPANOL for Spanish, or FRANCAIS for French) appears in the display.
  • Page 12: Eceiving And

    ECEIVING AND TORING The display automatically lights when there is a new call and whenever you press any of the buttons on the unit. This unit receives and displays information transmitted by your local phone company. This information can include the phone number, date, and time; or the name, phone number, date, and time.
  • Page 13: Uttons

    ELETE AND EVIEW ELETE UTTON • To delete THE record shown in the display, press the DELETE button. • To delete ALL records, press and hold the DELETE button until DELETE ALL? appears in the display. Press and release the DELETE button. EVIEW UTTONS •...
  • Page 14: Button

    MPORTANT Use VIP memory for numbers you want to save. You can store up to 20 names and numbers. To save a number into VIP memory: 1. Press the REVIEW the desired number. 2. Press and hold VIP button. VIP icon (in the lower right corner of the display) blinks and then RECORD STORED appears in the display.
  • Page 15: Display Contrasta

    ELETE NUMBERS 1. Press VIP to enter VIP memory. 2. Press the REVIEW the desired VIP number you to delete. 3. Press DELETE. To delete all VIP records in memory: 1. Press VIP to enter VIP memory. 2. Press and hold DELETE until DELETE ALL appears in the display.
  • Page 16: Message Indicators

    ESSAGE NDICATORS The following messages tell you what your unit is doing. BATTERY icon Battery power level is low. BLOCKED NAME Caller ID information is withheld. BLOCKED NUMBER BLOCKED CALL DELETE ALL? Delete all numbers from memory. END OF LIST There are no additional calls to review.
  • Page 17 no CALL The caller ID memory is empty. NO DATA SENT The incoming call does not have caller ID service or their service area is not linked to yours. RECORD STORED The caller ID record is stored in VIP memory. REPT icon Information is already stored in memory.
  • Page 18: Roubleshooting Ips

    ROUBLESHOOTING ONE ON THE • Check all cabling to make sure that all connections are secure. • Check installation (p. 3-8) • Disconnect the caller ID unit and reconnect phone to find out if the phone works without the caller ID unit. ISPLAY •...
  • Page 19: Eneral Product Are

    ENERAL RODUCT To keep your Caller ID 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 20: Ervice

    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 the product. For instructions on how to obtain service, call Consumer Information, 1-800-448-0329.
  • Page 21 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 indicating, among other information, the FCC Registration number and Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) for the equipment.
  • Page 22 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. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 23: Imited Arranty

    IMITED ARRANTY What your warranty covers: • Any defect in materials or workmanship. For how long after your purchase: • One year. (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: •...
  • Page 24 Model 2-9079 P.O. Box 1976, Indianapolis, IN 46206 347A8359-0001 (Rev. 0 E/S) © 1996 Thomson Consumer Electronics, Inc. 96-30 Trademark(s) ® Registered Printed in Hong Kong Marca(s) ® Registrada(s)

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