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NTRODUCTION Your GE cordless phone is designed to give you flexibility in use and high quality performance. You can use this phone with basic telephone service, but it fully functions when equipped with the following custom calling features: ALLER This feature allows you to see the number or name and number of the person calling before you answer the phone.
NSTALLATION AND Make sure your package includes the items shown here. MEMORY REDIAL FLASH PAUSE CALL BACK DELETE ENTER PQRS WXYZ TONE OPER CHARGE IN USE DIAL 1 + SPEAKER MUTE PAGE/INT Base NOTE: Use only the Thomson power supply #5-2429 that came with this unit. Using other adapters may damage the unit.
ESKTOP NSTALLATION T/P switch 1. Set the TONE/PULSE switch to TONE for touch-tone service, or PULSE for pulse (rotary) service. If you don’t know which type of service you have, check with the phone company. 2. Set the RINGER switch to ON so the handset rings for incoming calls. 3.
OUNT NSTALLATION Because it is necessary to cradle the handset for 12 hours prior to connecting it for use the first time, it is better to leave the unit on a flat surface during inital charge before attempting to hang it on the wall. 1.
ELEPHONE ETUP After charging the handset for an initial 12 hours: 1. Set the PULSE/TONE switch to TONE for touch-tone service or PULSE for rotary service. If you don’t know which type of service you have, check with the phone company.
ETTING THE Setting your area code is necessary for proper caller ID operation. Once you set the code, the phone will automatically remove it from local calls within your area when a number from Caller ID is dialed back. You must set the area code on both the handset and the base.
ELEPHONE AKE A ALL AT THE 1. Press SPEAKER. The indicator light will come on. 2. Wait for dial tone. 3. Dial phone number. 4. When finished, press SPEAKER to hang up. ECEIVE A ALL AT THE 1. Press SPEAKER. 2.
ISTINCTIVE The base unit and the cordless handset are capable of receiving the distinctive ringing patterns generated through your local telephone company as a special service. This custom calling service is available only through your local telephone company. TANDBY While the handset is "on", place it in the base and it will automatically hang up.
EDIAL THE ALLED AT THE 1. Press SPEAKER. 2. Wait for dial tone. 3. Press REDIAL. EDIAL If you want to keep dialing a busy number in rapid succession, you can do so with Fast Redial. When you hear the busy signal, just press the REDIAL button.
EMPORARY This feature enables pulse (rotary) service phone users to access touch-tone services offered by banks, credit card companies, etc., by pressing the TONE button to temporarily make the phone touch- tone compatible. To get information about your bank account, for example, you would: 1.
TO ACTIVATE INTERCOM 1a. From the handset Press the INTERCOM button. 1b. From the base Press PAGE/INT to page the handset; wait for the person with the handset to press INTERCOM. 2. A paging tone will sound at the base; the intercom is now active. 3.
LASH Use the FLASH button to activate custom calling services, such as call waiting or call transfer. These services are available through your local phone company. The FLASH button is also used to enter a pause in the dialing sequence when using the handset. PAUSE is used on the base. TIP: Do not use the PHONE or SPEAKER buttons to activate custom calling services, such as call waiting, or you will hang up the phone.
Press the PAGE button on the base to momentarily locate a misplaced handset or request an intercom conversation. When you press the PAGE button, the handset beeps and gives a series of tones for a short period. PAGING YOU also shows on the handset display.
Note the following guidelines when you use the speakerphone: • The speakerphone works similar to a two-way radio in that you can only listen or talk one at a time. • Stay reasonably close to the phone so that you can be clearly heard by the person to whom you are speaking.
ID O ALLER VERY IMPORTANT: The Caller ID feature of this product requires a subscrip- tion to Caller ID service from your telephone company. Time 10:51 This Caller ID cordless telephone receives and displays information transmitted by your local phone company. This information can include the phone number, date and time;...
EVIEWING ESSAGES As calls are received and stored, the display is updated to let you know how many calls have been received. • Press the arrow up toward more recent calls (higher numbers). • Press the arrow down scroll toward older calls (lower numbers). As you review calls, the display shows you the following information: •...
IALING A ALLER • Make sure the phone is OFF. • Use the arrow buttons to display the desired caller ID record. • Press the CALL BACK button if the number is local. • Press the DIAL 1+ key (# on the handset, or MUTE on the base) to dial a long distance number or a number that requires you to dial "1"...
PECIAL EATURES AITING WITH Provided your telephone company is able to integrate Caller ID and Call Waiting services, you will see who is calling you when you hear the call waiting beep. The caller identification information appears in the display after you hear the tone. •...
• If you are using two letters consecutively that are stored in the same number key, you must press ENTER between the letters. For example, if you enter Barb, press 2 two times for B; press ENTER; press 2 for A; 7 three times for R; and 2 two times for B.
NSERTING A AUSE IN THE EQUENCE Press the FLASH button (on the handset or PAUSE/VIP on the base) to insert a delay in the dialing sequence when storing a phone num- ber. A delay is sometimes needed to wait for a dial tone.
SING Call Back is used to automatically dial a number stored in memory. 1. Make sure the phone is OFF by pressing the PHONE or SPEAKER button. 2. Press MEMORY. 3. Use the arrow buttons to scroll through the numbers stored in memory and press CALL BACK when you reach the desired number.
EVIEWING AND ELETING 1. Press MEMORY 2. Select the stored number with the review arrow buttons. 3. While the entry is displayed, press the DELETE key to delete the entry. The display asks you to confirm that you want to delete the entry. 4.
ALLING A NUMBER 1. Press the VIP button. 2. Use the arrow buttons to scroll through the VIP list. 3. When you see the desired name/number in the display, press CALL BACK for local calls. If the VIP number is long distance, just press DIAL + (# on the handset, or MUTE on the base) to automatically enter the "1"...
ESSAGE NDICATORS The following indicators show the status of a message or the unit. CALLER ID ERROR ENTER AREA CODE ENTER NAME ERASE ALL? ERASE ALL VIP? ERASE CALL ID? ERASE MEMO? OUT OF AREA PAGING YOU PRIVATE REPT NO CALLER ID Caller information has been interrupted during transmission or the phone is excessively noisy.
ENERAL RODUCT To keep your telephone working and looking good, follow these guidelines: • Avoid putting the phone near heating appliances and devices that generate electrical noise (for example, motors or fluorescent lamps). • DO NOT expose to direct sunlight or moisture. •...
ROUBLESHOOTING ALLER PROBLEM No Display Caller ID Error AITING PROBLEM You hear call waiting tone but number does not appear in display. SOLUTION • Try replacing the battery. • If you are using AC power, make sure that the unit is connected to a non-switched electrical outlet.
ELEPHONE PROBLEM No dial tone Dial tone is OK, but can’t dial out Handset does not ring SOLUTION • Check installation: — Is the base power cord connected to a working outlet? — Is the PHONE or SPEAKER light on? —...
# button does not work • Make sure phone is set to TONE. You experience static, noise, or fading in and Unit beeps Memory Dialing • Change channels • Is handset out of range? Move closer to the base. • Does the base need to be relocated? •...
Battery REN N UMBER 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. You must, upon request, provide this information to your telephone company. 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 is called.
AUSES OF ECEPTION • Aluminum siding on the building • Foil backing on building insulation • Heating ducts and other metal construction can shield radio signals • You’re too close to appliances such as microwaves, stoves, computers, etc. • Atmospheric conditions, such as strong storms •...
The handset comes with a brand new, consumer-replaceable nickel cadmium (NiCad) battery pack. With normal use and recharging, a NiCad battery pack should last a full year. Use GE BT-12 replacement battery. TO REPLACE THE BATTERY 1. Make sure phone is OFF before you replace battery.
NDEX Accessory Order Form 35 Auto Standby 11 Battery replacement 34 Battery Safety Precautions 28 Caller ID Call Waiting 4, 21 Deleting all records 20 Deleting records 20 Dialing 20 Message Errors 19 Operation 18 Receiving and storing calls 18 Reviewing messages 19 Chain Dialing from memory 24 Changing a stored number 23...
NDEX Security 4 Service 39 Setting Area Code 9 Setup 5 Speakerphone 16, 17 Special Features 21 Telephone Network Information 33 Telephone Operation 10 Telephone Setup 8 Temporary Tone 13 Troubleshooting Tips 29 Using Call Back 24 MPORTANT ERSON EATURE Calling a VIP number 25 Removing a VIP number 26 Storing a VIP number 25...
ERVICE Thomson Consumer Electronics Canada, Inc. warrants to the purchaser or gift recipient that if any manufacturing defect becomes apparent in this product within 1 year from the original date of purchase, it will be replaced free of charge, including return transportation. This warranty does not include damage to the product resulting from accidents, misuse or leaking batteries.