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GE 29569 User Manual

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Model 29569
Privacy of Communications may not be ensured when using this product.
If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is
Speakerphone
encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following
measures:
with 13 Number
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna (that is, the antenna for radio or
television that is "receiving" the interference).
• Reorient or relocate and increase the separation between the
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telecommunications equipment and receiving antenna.
• Connect the telecommunications equipment into an outlet on a circuit different
from that to which the receiving antenna is connected.
If these measures do not eliminate the interference, please consult your dealer or an
experienced radio/television technician for additional suggestions. Also, the Federal
Communications Commission has prepared a helpful booklet, "How To Identify and
Resolve Radio/TV Interference Problems." This booklet is available from the U.S.
Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402. Please specify stock number
004-000-00345-4 when ordering copies.
Notice: The changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate the
equipment.
Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC)
This telephone system meets FCC standards for Hearing Aid Compatibility.
Licensing
Licensed under US Patent 6,427,009.
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Introduction
CAUTION: When using telephone equipment, there are basic
safety instructions that should always be followed. Refer to
the IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS provided with this
product and save them for future reference.
Equipment Approval Information
Short Glossary of Terminology Used in
Your telephone equipment is approved for connection to the Public Switched
this Manual
Telephone Network and is in compliance with parts 15 and 68, FCC Rules and
Regulations and the Technical Requirements for Telephone Terminal Equipment
Hook switch. The part of the phone that pops up to activate the phone
published by ACTA.
line when the handset is lifted from the base.
1 Notification to the Local Telephone Company
Off-hook. A term used to describe the phone in its active mode when the
On the bottom of this equipment is a label indicating, among other
handset is off of the base cradle or when the SPEAKER button is pressed.
information, the US number and Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) for
On-hook. A term used to describe the phone in an inactive mode.
the equipment. You must, upon request, provide this information to your
telephone company.
Before You Begin
The REN is useful in determining the number of devices you may connect to your
telephone line and still have all of these devices ring when your telephone number
Parts Checklist
is called. In most (but not all) areas, the sum of the RENs of all devices connected
to one line should not exceed 5. To be certain of the number of devices you may
Make sure your package includes the following items:
connect to your line as determined by the REN, you should contact your local
telephone company.
A plug and jack used to connect this equipment to the premises wiring
and telephone network must comply with the applicable FCC Part 68 rules
and requirements adopted by the ACTA. A compliant telephone cord and
modular plug is provided with this product. It is designed to be connected to
a compatible modular jack that is also compliant. See installation instructions
for details.
Base
Handset
Handset
Notes
cord
• This equipment may not be used on coin service provided by the telephone
company.
Telephone Jack Requirements
• Party lines are subject to state tariffs, and therefore, you may not be able to
use your own telephone equipment if you are on a party line. Check with your
To use this phone, you need an RJ11C type modular
local telephone company.
telephone jack, which might look like the one pictured
• Notice must be given to the telephone company upon permanent
here, installed in your home. If you don't have a
disconnection of your telephone from your line.
modular jack, call your local phone company to find
• If your home has specially wired alarm equipment connected to the
out how to get one installed.
telephone line, ensure the installation of this product does not disable your
alarm equipment. If you have questions about what will disable alarm
Important Installation Information
equipment, consult your telephone company or a qualified installer.
US Number is located on the cabinet bottom.
CAUTION: Disconnect the phone cord from the wall outlet
REN Number is located on the cabinet bottom.
before installing or replacing the batteries.
2 Rights of the Telephone Company
• Never install telephone wiring during a lightning storm.
Should your equipment cause trouble on y our line which may harm the
telephone network, the telephone company shall, where practicable, notify
• Never touch uninsulated telephone wires or terminals, unless the
you that temporary discontinuance of service may be required. Where prior
telephone line has been disconnected at the network interface.
notice is not practicable and the circumstances warrant such action, the
• Use caution when installing or modifying telephone lines.
telephone company may temporarily discontinue service immediately. In case
• Never install telephone jacks in wet locations unless the jack is
of such temporary discontinuance, the telephone company must: (1) promptly
specifically designed for wet locations. It should add:
notify you of such temporary discontinuance; (2) afford you the opportunity to
correct the situation; and (3) inform you of your right to bring a complaint to
Installing and Replacing the Batteries
the Commission pursuant to procedures set forth in Subpart E of Part 68, FCC
Rules and Regulations.
Your Caller ID phone uses 4 AA-size alkaline batteries for receiving and
The telephone company may make changes in its communications facilities,
storing Caller ID records and for storing the numbers you use for memory
equipment, operations or procedures where such action is required in the
dialing, pulse dialing, and redial.
operation of its business and not inconsistent with FCC Rules and Regulations.
IMPORTANT: You will have approximately 90 seconds to replace
If these changes are expected to affect the use or performance of your
telephone equipment, the telephone company must give you adequate notice,
the batteries before the memories stored are lost. Please read the
in writing, to allow you to maintain uninterrupted service.
instructions before replacing the batteries and have the batteries
Interference Information
ready to be inserted beforehand.
IMPORTANT: If you are not going to use
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
the telephone for more than 30 days,
following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference; and
remove the batteries because they may
(2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that
leak and damage the unit.
may cause undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class
1. If the telephone line cord is connected,
B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed
disconnect it from the base unit.
to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential
2. Carefully turn over the phone, and press
installation.
down and out on the snap tab located on
This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if
the top of the mounting bracket. Lift the
not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
bracket off.
interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that
interference will not occur in a particular installation.
3. Release latch on battery compartments and remove cover.
4. Insert 4 AA-size alkaline batteries as shown on the diagram in the
battery compartments.
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5. Snap the battery compartment doors back into place and replace the
mounting bracket.
6. If the line cord was previously connected, re-attach it to the unit and
check your memory locations.
NOTE: If the low battery icon appears in the display, you need to
replace the batteries. It is important that you replace the batteries
as soon as possible in order to maintain Caller ID operation.
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Installing the Phone
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Model 29569
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Your phone should be placed on a level surface, such as a desk or table
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top, or you can mount it on a wall. A desktop/wall mounting pedestal is
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Location
Connecting the Telephone Line
Your phone features a speakerphone for ease of use and convenience
1. Connect one end of the straight telephone line cord to the jack on the
during a phone conversation. At any time during a conversation, you can
back of the base.
lift the handset to stop using the speakerphone. Likewise, when you are
2. Connect the other end to a
using the handset, press the SPEAKER button and place the handset in
wall phone jack.
the cradle to switch to the speakerphone.
3. Set the RINGER volume switch
For best speakerphone performance, avoid the following:
located at the back of the base
to the desired loudness.
• Areas with high background noise. (The microphone might pick up
OFF - Telephone will not ring.
these sounds and prevent the speakerphone from going into the
receiving mode when you finish talking.)
LO - Sound will be lowest.
• Surfaces affected by vibration.
HI - Sound will be loudest.
• Recessed areas such as in a corner, under a cupboard, or next to a
NOTE: The unit is properly installed if you pick up the handset and
cabinet, which can generate an echo effect.
hear the dial tone. Otherwise, recheck all installation steps.
Attaching the Desktop Pedestal
Wall Mounting
• Turn the phone over so that the bottom of the base is facing up and
Your speakerphone can also be mounted on a wall plate (not included).
Attaching the Wall Mounting Pedestal
the thickest end is facing away from you.
• With the rounded end of the wedge pointing downward, insert the tab
• Turn the phone over so that the bottom of the base is facing up and
on the rounded end of the pedestal into the middle slot on the bottom
the thickest end is pointing away from
of the base, then push the pedestal down until the two tabs on the left
you.
and right corners of the pedestal snap (lock) into the two upper slots on
• If desired gather the extra telephone
the bottom of the base.
Connecting the Handset
line cord together and store inside
the wall mounting pedestal, and
1. Connect one end of the coiled handset cord to the jack on the handset.
then thread the line cord through the
CAUTION:
2. Plug the other end of the coiled handset cord to the jack on the base.
grooves on the pedestal according to
DO NOT OPEN
THE EXCLAMATION
the illustration.
POINT WITHIN THE
3. Place the handset in the cradle.
TRIANGLE IS A
Base Layout
• With the rounded end of the pedestal
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ALERTING YOU OF
pointing upward, insert the tab on the end of the pedestal into the
IMPORTANT
INSTRUCTIONS
middle slot on the bottom of the base, then push the pedestal down
ACCOMPANYING
THE PRODUCT.
until the two tabs on the left and right corners of the pedestal snap
DELETE
Display
(lock) into the two lower slots on the bottom of the base.
(button)
• Slip the mounting holes over the wall plate posts and firmly slide the
unit down into place (wall plate not included).
5 / 6
MENU
up/down
(button)
Telephone Basics
arrow button
STORE
DIAL
You can use the telephone by speaking into and listening through the
(button)
(button)
handset, or by using the speakerphone.
*TONE
A, B, C
Receiving a Phone Call
(button)
(quick call
buttons)
1. Lift the handset or press SPEAKER to answer the call.
MUTE
(button)
2. Replace the handset in the cradle or press the SPEAKER button to
SPEAKER
(indicator)
hang up.
VOL
Making a Phone Call
(volume
FLASH/exit
button)
(button)
1. Lift the handset or press the SPEAKER button. Wait for a dial tone.
2. Dial the telephone number you want to call.
3. Replace the handset in the cradle, or press the SPEAKER button to
REDIAL/pause
SPEAKER
(button)
(button)
hang up.
Volume
You may adjust the handset and speakerphone volume independently
Setting Up the Caller ID Menu
with the VOL button or the 5 or 6 buttons. Both handset receiver
volume level and speakerphone volume levels are saved in memory.
You should not plug the telephone into the modular jack while setting up
Adjusting the Handset Receiver Volume
the Caller ID menu.
1. Press the MENU button, to access the menu feature configuration
While using the handset, you can adjust the speaker volume by pressing
mode.
the VOL button continuously or pressing the 5 or 6 buttons after
2-wire
Desktop/wall
# 1. >ENG FRA ESP (CID language default English)
pressing the VOL button. REC (Handset Receiver) volume shows in the
telephone line
mounting
display.
cord
# 2. CONTRAST (default level is 3).
pedestal
# 3. LOCAL AREA CODE
Adjusting the Speakerphone Volume
# 4. TONE/PULSE (Default is tone dialing).
While using the speakerphone, you can adjust the speaker volume by
Wall plate
2. Press the MENU button to scroll through the 4 menu screens.
pressing the VOL button continuously or pressing the 5 or 6 buttons
3. Use the 5 or 6 buttons to select the desired setting.
after pressing the VOL button. SPK volume level shows in the display.
Modular
telephone
Redial
NOTE: You have 20 seconds following an entry before the phone
line jack
returns to the Summary Screen.
You may redial the last number you called by pressing the REDIAL/pause
Display Language
button after you hear a dial tone.
This adjustment allows you to display the Caller ID prompts in English,
NOTE: The redial feature holds the last number (up to 32 digits)
French, or Spanish.
that you dialed in memory. If you pressed any other numbers
1. Press the MENU button until ENG FRA ESP appears in the display.
after dialing the phone number (for example, when accessing a
voice-menu system) then those numbers are also dialed.
2. Use the 5 or 6button to select ENG, FRA, or ESP.
If you get a busy signal, press REDIAL/pause again without hanging up.
3. Press MENU button again to save.
Contrast
Mute
This adjustment allows you to adjust the contrast of the display.
Use the MUTE button to interrupt a phone conversation to talk privately
with someone else in the room. A conversation can be muted while using
1. Press the MENU button until CONTRAST shows in the display.
the speakerphone or handset.
2. Use the 5 or 6button to select level 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5.
1. Press the MUTE button. The mute indicator lights up.
3. Press MENU button again to save.
2. Press MUTE again to turn it off.
Local Area Code
Flash
The telephone uses the programmed area codes to determine the
Press FLASH/exit to activate special features of your telephone network,
number format to display when a valid Caller ID signal is received.
such as call transfer, or special services from your local telephone
Numbers that match the local area code are displayed as seven digits
company, such as call waiting.
and are used for dialing back previous numbers. Entering your local
Temporary Tone Dialing
area code will also help you immediately know if the call is local or long
distance when viewing the CID records in the display.
If you have pulse (rotary) service and want to access customer calling
NOTE: If you make a mistake and want to start over, press the
services (such as telebanking and long distance services) that require
DELETE button to delete all of the digits.
tone dialing, you can use this feature to temporarily change from pulse to
1. Press the MENU button until LOCAL AREA CODE shows in the display.
tone service.
2. Use the number pad to enter the area code.
After dialing the telephone number and connecting to the customer
NOTE: If you need to edit your entry, use the 5 or 6 button to
calling service,
move left or right and re-enter the number.
1. Press and release the *TONE button.
3. Press the MENU button to save.
2. When you hang up, the telephone automatically returns to pulse
Dialing Mode
dialing mode.
TIP: Temporary Tone can also be used while storing numbers in
This adjustment allows you to select tone (touch-tone) or pulse (rotary)
memory by pressing *TONE at the necessary point in the storage
dialing.
sequence.
1. Press the MENU button until 4TONE PULSE shows in the display
Speakerphone Use
2. Press either 5 or 6 button to select the dialing mode. The default is
Tone dialing.
Note the following guidelines when using the speakerphone:
3. Press the MENU button again to save.
• The speakerphone works similar to a two-way radio in that you can
only listen or talk at one time.
NOTE: The phone will exit Set Up after 20 seconds if no buttons are
pressed.
• Stay reasonably close to the phone so that you can be clearly heard by
the person to whom you are talking.
REMINDER: The time and date are programmed automatically
• You can adjust the speaker volume by pressing the volume button
when the first Caller ID record is successfully received after set up.
continuously or pressing the review button 5 or 6 after pressing the
volume button.
• The speakerphone indicator light comes on when the speakerphone is
in use.
Caller ID (CID) Features
Storing a Name and Number in Memory
1. Press the STORE button. LOCATION? shows in the display.
IMPORTANT: In order to use all of the features of this telephone,
2. Press the desired memory location (0 to 9, or quick call buttons; A, B, or
you must subscribe to two separate services available from your
C.)
local telephone company: the standard Name/Number Caller
ID Service to know who is calling when the phone rings and Call
NOTE: You may select memory locations by pressing 5 or 6 to
Waiting Caller ID Service to know who is calling while you are on
scroll through the memory locations or press the 0 - 9, or quick call
the phone.
buttons; A, B, or C.
CID Summary Screen
3. Press the STORE button again to confirm the memory location.
NOTE: If necessary, to erase existing memories, or if you make a
The Summary Screen shows the current time, date, and number of new
mistake, use the DELETE button.
calls to review. It is displayed until any button is pressed.
4. Use the number keys to enter the telephone number (up to 32 digits)
NOTE: The number of new calls is displayed until all new calls have
and press the STORE button to save. (The unit will not dial a phone
been reviewed.
number in this mode.) The cursor automatically moves to the text line
Receiving and Storing CID Calls
for name entry.
5. Use the number keys to enter the name of the person associated with
This unit receives and displays information transmitted by your local
the telephone number you just entered. More than one letter is stored
phone company. This information can include the phone number, date,
and time; or the name, phone number, date, and time. The unit can
in each of the number keys.
store up to 75 calls for later review. When the memory is full, a new call
For example, to enter the name BILL SMITH, press the 2 key twice for
automatically replaces the oldest call in memory. NEW appears in the
the letter B. Press the 4 key 3 times for the letter I. Press the 5 key 3
display for calls received that have not been reviewed.
times for the letter L.
Reviewing CID Records
NOTE: The flashing cursor automatically moves to the next
position or you may press the 5 or 6 button to move the cursor
• Press the 5 or 6 button to view the call records.
to the next position.
• Press the "5" button to scroll through the call records from the oldest
Press the 5 key 3 times for the second letter L. Press the arrow key (5)
to the newest.
two times to insert a space, and press the 7 key 4 times for the letter
• Press the "6" button to scroll through the call records from the most
S. Press the 6 key once for the letter M. Press the 4 key 3 times for the
recent to the oldest.
letter I. Press the 8 key for the letter T. Press the 4 key twice for the
• When all of the records have been viewed, START/END appears in
letter H.
the display.
6. Press the STORE button to save the name.
Deleting CID Records
7. To enter another name and number in a different memory location,
return to step 1 and repeat the process.
• To delete the record shown in the display, press the DELETE button
Changing a Stored Number
once.
• To delete all records while reviewing, press and hold the DELETE
Repeat the storage sequence under Storing A Name and Number in
button for about three seconds. DELETE ALL? appears in the display.
Memory, and use the DELETE button to delete the old number before
Press DELETE again to complete.
entering the new number.
Dialing Back
Erasing a Stored Name & Number
When reviewing Caller ID records, you can dialback the numbers on the
1. Press the STORE button.
display by pressing the DIAL button.
2. Press the memory location (0 to 9, or quick call buttons; A, B, or C) to be
NOTE: If PICKUP PHONE shows in the display, no other changes
erased.
to the number can be made. The information sent from the
3. Press the DELETE button.
telephone company is known to be a valid number for dialing back
Copying Caller ID Memories to
(used only in very limited areas). Once you pickup the phone, the
User Memory
number is automatically dialed.
If You Programmed Your Local Area Code
1. Press the 5 or 6button to view the caller number and name you
want to copy.
1. Use either 5 or 6 button to display the number you want to dial.
2. Press the STORE button.
2. Press the DIAL button.
3. Press the memory location (0-9, or quick call buttons; A, B, or C). The
• If you see a number with seven digits (i.e. 555-1234), then the call is
number flashes if there is a number already stored in the memory
from within your area code. However, this does not guarantee the call
location.
is a local call.
4. Press the STORE button to enter the edit mode, and then press the
• If you see a number with 11 digits (i.e. 1-234-555-1234), then the call is
STORE button again to edit the name.
not from within your area code.
NOTE: You may select a different memory location by pressing 5
NOTE: A timer (10 seconds on-hook and 3 seconds off-hook)
or 6 to scroll through the memories or press 0 - 9, or quick call
located in the upper right side of the display will start, letting you
buttons; A, B, or C.
know how much time is left until the unit returns to the Summary
Screen.
5. Press the STORE button to confirm and save, and wait for three
seconds to exit.
3. If you are at on-hook and PICKUP OR ADJ displays, you can adjust
the phone number format by pressing the DIAL button. If the phone is
NOTE: If the name you want to enter is longer than 12 characters,
off-hook and ADJUST shows in the display, you can adjust the phone
only the first 12 characters will be copied into memory.
number format by pressing the DIAL button. For example, sometimes
Storing a Redial Number to Memory
a 7-digit local number cannot be dialed because it requires a 10-digit
1. Press the STORE button.
or 11-digit format. Press the DIAL button repeatedly to scroll through
the 7, 10, and 11-digit numbers.
2. Press any key (0-9, or quick call buttons A, B, or C) for the memory
7-digits: 7-digit telephone number (i.e. 555-5555)
location. If there is a number already stored in the memory location it
will appear on the display. Use the review (5 or 6) button to select a
10-digits: 3-digit area code + 7-digit telephone number (i.e. 425-555-
different location.
5555)
3. Press the STORE button again to confirm.
11-digits: long distance code 1 + 3-digit area code + 7-digit telephone
4. Press the REDIAL/pause button, and then press the STORE button
number
(i.e. 1-425-555-5555)
again.
4. To dial the displayed number, and the phone is on-hook, pick up the
5. Enter name, if necessary, and then press the STORE button to confirm.
handset or press the SPEAKER button before the timer reaches 0. If the
Copying a Redial Number to Memory
phone is off-hook, wait until the time reaches 0. NOW DIALING shows
in the display and the number is dialed.
1. Press the REDIAL/pause while on-hook. Redial number will display
If You Did Not Program Your Local Area Code
along with PICKUP PHONE.
2. Press the STORE button.
1. Use the 5 or 6 button to display the number you want to dial. You will
3. Press any key (0-9, or quick call buttons A, B, or C) for the memory
only see 10-digit numbers (i.e. 234- 555-1234).
location. If there is a number already stored in the memory location it
2. See steps 2 through 4 in the previous section to complete the
will appear on the display. Use the review (5 or 6) button to select a
dialback process.
different location.
Caller ID Display Messages
4. Press the STORE twice.
The following messages shows the status of the phone or provides Caller
5. Enter name, if necessary, and then press the STORE button again to
confirm and save.
ID information:
Dialing a Number Stored in Memory
BLOCKED CALL
The caller of the incoming call is registered as
"Private
Number" and their Caller ID information
While On-hook
is withheld.
1. Press the DIAL button
CALL WAITING
Indicates a call is waiting on the line.
2. To select a memory, press any key (0-9, or quick call buttons; A, B, or C.).
INCOMPLETE DATA Caller information has been interrupted during
The number in that memory location displays.
transmission or the phone line is excessively noisy.
NOTE: You may select a different memory location by pressing
NO CALLS
The caller memory is empty.
5 or 6 to scroll through the memories or pressing key (0 - 9,or
quick call buttons; A, B, or C.).
NO DATA
No Caller ID information was received.
3. Press the SPEAKER button, or pick up the handset to dial the displayed
START/END
You are at the beginning or the end of the Caller ID
number.
memory log.
Dialing a Number Stored in Memory
UNKNOWN
The incoming call does not have Caller ID service or
While Off-hook
CALLER
their service area is not linked to yours. If
UNKNOWN CALLER appears along with a calling
1. Lift the handset, or press the SPEAKER button.
number, the name information for that number was
2. Press the DIAL button then press a memory location button.
not available.
Memory
- OR -
1. Lift the handset, or press the SPEAKER button.
You may store information in any of the following memory locations: 0 to
2. Press the DIAL button, then use the review (5 or 6) button to scroll
9, or quick call buttons; A, B, or C. See "Storing a Pause in Memory" and
through the stored memory locations to find the desired number.
"Temporary Tone Dialing" for more information.
3. Press the DIAL button again to dial the stored number.
NOTE: This model retains all user memory even if the batteries
are removed and/or telephone line has been interrupted or
disconnected.
Cascade Dialing
Limited Warranty
This process allows you to dial a succession of stored numbers from
What your warranty covers:
separate memory locations. This is useful when you must dial several
• Defects in materials or workmanship.
sequences of numbers, such as with frequent calls via a telephone
For how long after your purchase:
company long distance provider.
• One year, from date of purchase.
For example
Memory location
(The warranty period for rental units begins with the first rental or 45
Local access number of long distance company
6
days from date of shipment to the rental firm, whichever comes first.)
Authorization code (ID)
7
What we will do:
Long distance phone number
8
• Provide you with a new unit. The exchange unit is under warranty for
the remainder of the original product's warranty period.
1. Pick up the handset or press SPEAKER.
How you get service:
2. Press DIAL button, then press number "6" for the memory location.
• Properly pack your unit. Include any cables, etc., which were originally
3. Press DIAL button, then press number "7" for the memory location.
provided with the product. We recommend using the original carton
4. Press DIAL button, then press number "8" for the memory location.
and packing materials.
5. The number dials automatically.
• "Proof of purchase in the form of a bill of sale or receipted invoice
Storing a Pause in Memory
which is evidence that the product is within the warranty period, must
be presented to obtain warranty service." For rental firms, proof of
The REDIAL/pause button has dual functionality and becomes a pause
first rental is also required. Also print your name and address and a
button when pressed in sequence after the STORE button. It is valid only
description of the defect. Send via standard UPS or its equivalent to:
when storing a number into memory locations. Use the REDIAL/pause
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button to insert a pause when a delay is needed in an automatic dialing
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sequence. For example, when you must dial a 9 to get an outside line or
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when you enter codes to access your long distance company.
• Pay any charges billed to you by the Exchange Center for service not
NOTE: A pause is 3 seconds in length and you can store more than
covered by the warranty.
one, if a longer pause is needed.
• Insure your shipment for loss or damage. Thomson Inc. accepts no
Pre-Dialing
liability in case of damage or loss.
• A new unit will be shipped to you freight prepaid.
1. With the handset on the cradle, enter the telephone number you wish
What your warranty does not cover:
to call. The telephone number shows in the display.
• Customer instruction. (Your Owner's Manual provides information
2. Lift the handset or press the SPEAKER button and the number
regarding operating instructions and user controls. Any additional
automatically dials.
information, should be obtained from your dealer.)
NOTE: Use the DELETE button to delete an incorrectly entered
• Installation and setup service adjustments.
number.
• Batteries.
Troubleshooting Tips
• Damage from misuse or neglect.
• Products which have been modified or incorporated into other
No Dial Tone
products.
• Check all cabling to make sure that all connections are secure and not
• Products purchased or serviced outside the USA.
damaged.
• Acts of nature, such as but not limited to lightning damage.
• Check hook switch: Does it fully extend when handset is lifted from
Product Registration:
cradle?
• Please complete and mail the Product Registration Card packed
No Information is Shown After the Phone Rings
with your unit. It will make it easier to contact you should it ever
• Are you subscribed to Caller ID service from your local telephone
be necessary. The return of the card is not required for warranty
coverage.
company?
Limitation of Warranty:
• Be sure to wait until the second ring before answering.
• THE WARRANTY STATED ABOVE IS THE ONLY WARRANTY
Phone Dials in Pulse with Tone Service
APPLICABLE TO THIS PRODUCT. ALL OTHER WARRANTIES,
• Make sure T/P MODE is set to TONE DIAL.
ExPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
Phone Won't Dial Out with Pulse Service
MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) ARE
• Make sure T/P MODE is set to PULSE DIAL.
HEREBY DISCLAIMED. NO VERBAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION
GIVEN BY THOMSON INC., ITS AGENTS, OR EMPLOYEES SHALL
Phone Does Not Ring
CREATE A GUARANTY OR IN ANY WAY INCREASE THE SCOPE OF
• Make sure ringer switch is ON.
THIS WARRANTY.
• You may have too many extension phones on your line. Try unplugging
• REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT AS PROVIDED UNDER THIS WARRANTY
some extension phones.
IS THE ExCLUSIVE REMEDY OF THE CONSUMER. THOMSON INC.
• Check for dial tone. See Troubleshooting Tips for No Dial Tone.
SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEqUENTIAL
DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT OR
Incoming Voice Volume Low
ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF ANY ExPRESS OR IMPLIED
• Are other phones off hook at same time? If so, this is normal condition
WARRANTY ON THIS PRODUCT. THIS DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
as volume drops when additional phones are used at once.
AND LIMITED WARRANTY ARE GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE
• Check the handset receiver or speaker volume.
STATE OF INDIANA. ExCEPT TO THE ExTENT PROHIBITED BY
Memory Dialing
APPLICABLE LAW, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY
OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ON THIS PRODUCT
• Make sure you entered the numbers correctly into memory.
IS LIMITED TO THE APPLICABLE WARRANTY PERIOD SET FORTH
General Product Care
ABOVE.
How state law relates to this warranty:
To keep your phone working and looking good, follow these guidelines:
• Some states do not allow the exclusion nor limitation of incidental
• Avoid putting it near heating appliances and devices that generate
or consequential damages, or limitations on how long an implied
electrical noise (for example, motors or fluorescent lamps).
warranty lasts so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply
• DO NOT expose to direct sunlight or moisture.
to you.
• Avoid dropping and other rough treatment to the unit.
• This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you also may have
• Clean with a soft cloth.
other rights that vary from state to state.
If you purchased your product outside the USA:
• Never use a strong cleaning agent or abrasive powder because this
will damage the finish.
• This warranty does not apply. Contact your dealer for warranty
• Retain the original packaging in case you need to ship it at a later date.
information.
Warranty Assistance
If trouble is experienced with this equipment, for 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
require that you disconnect the equipment until the problem is resolved.
Any unauthorized repairs, changes or modifications not expressly
approved by Thomson Inc. could void the user's authority to operate this
product. For instructions on how to obtain a replacement unit, refer to
the warranty included in this guide or call customer service at 1-800-448-
0329.
Or refer inquiries to:
Thomson Inc.
Manager, Consumer Relations
P O Box 1976
Indianapolis, IN 46206
Attach your sales receipt to this booklet for future reference or jot
down the date this product was purchased or received as a gift. This
information will be valuable if service should be required during the
warranty period.
Purchase date ________________________________________________
Name of store ________________________________________________

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    4. Insert 4 AA-size alkaline batteries as shown on the diagram in the dialing. battery compartments. Visit the GE website at: www.GE.com/phones 1. Press the MENU button until 4TONE PULSE shows in the display 5. Snap the battery compartment doors back into place and replace the 2.

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    NOTA: Si usted necesita corregir su entrada, utilice el botón 5 abrir. o 6 para mover izquierdo o derecho y para volver a entrar el Visite el sitio de GE en: www.GE.com/phones 4. Inserte 4 baterías alcalinas tamaño AA en los compartimentos de las número.

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