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Model 25932 Series
• Notice must be given to the telephone company upon permanent disconnection of your
telephone from your line.
5.8 GHz Cordless
• If your home has specially wired alarm equipment connected to the telephone line, ensure
the installation of this product does not disable your alarm equipment. If you have questions
about what will disable alarm equipment, consult your telephone company or a qualified
Handset Speakerphone
installer.
US Number is located on the cabinet bottom.
System
REN Number is located on the cabinet bottom.
2 Rights of the Telephone Company
Should your equipment cause trouble on y our line which may harm the telephone network,
User's Guide
the telephone company shall, where practicable, notify you that temporary discontinuance of
service may be required. Where prior notice is not practicable and the circumstances warrant
such action, the telephone company may temporarily discontinue service immediately. In case
of such temporary discontinuance, the telephone company must: (1) promptly 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 the Commission pursuant to procedures set
forth in Subpart E of Part 68, FCC Rules and Regulations.
The telephone company may make changes in its communications facilities, equipment,
operations or procedures where such action is required in the operation of its business and not
inconsistent with FCC Rules and Regulations. If these changes are expected to affect the use or
performance of your telephone equipment, the telephone company must give you adequate
notice, in writing, to allow you to maintain uninterrupted service.
Interference Information
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. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection
against harmful interference in a residential installation.
This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed
and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio
communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation.
Privacy of Communications may not be ensured when using this product.
Your new GE telephone system is EXPANDABLE
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 encouraged to try to correct the
up to a total of 4 handsets (by purchase of optional
interference by one or more of the following measures:
Model 25902 handset with charge cradle)
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna (that is, the antenna for radio or television that is
Equipment Approval Information
"receiving" the interference).
• Reorient or relocate and increase the separation between the telecommunications
Your telephone equipment is approved for connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network
equipment and receiving antenna.
and is in compliance with parts 15 and 68, FCC Rules and Regulations and the Technical
• Connect the telecommunications equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to
Requirements for Telephone Terminal Equipment published by ACTA.
which the receiving antenna is connected.
1 Notification to the Local Telephone Company
If these measures do not eliminate the interference, please consult your dealer or an experienced
On the bottom of this equipment is a label indicating, among other information, the US number
radio/television technician for additional suggestions. Also, the Federal Communications
and Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) for the equipment. You must, upon request, provide this
Commission has prepared a helpful booklet, "How To Identify and Resolve Radio/TV Interference
information to your telephone company.
Problems." This booklet is available from the U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.
The REN is useful in determining the number of devices you may connect to your telephone line
20402. Please specify stock number 004-000-00345-4 when ordering copies.
and still have all of these devices ring when your telephone number is called. In most (but not
Notice: The changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for
all) areas, the sum of the RENs of all devices connected to one line should not exceed 5. To be
compliance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.
certain of the number of devices you may connect to your line as determined by the REN, you
Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC)
should contact your local telephone company.
A plug and jack used to connect this equipment to the premises wiring and telephone network
This telephone system meets FCC standards for Hearing Aid Compatibility.
must comply with the applicable FCC Part 68 rules and requirements adopted by the ACTA. A
Licensing
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.
Licensed under US Patent 6,427,009.
FCC RF Radiation Exposure Statement
Notes
• This equipment may not be used on coin service provided by the telephone company.
This equipment complies with FCC RF radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled
• Party lines are subject to state tariffs, and therefore, you may not be able to use your own
environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with a minimum distance of 20
telephone equipment if you are on a party line. Check with your local telephone company.
centimeters between the radiator and your body. This transmitter must not be co-located or
operated in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter."
For body worn operation, this phone has been tested and meets the FCC RF exposure guidelines
Visit the GE website at: www.GE.com/phones
when used with the belt clip supplied with this product. Use of other accessories may not ensure
compliance with FCC RF exposure guidelines.
Thomson Inc.
101 West 103rd St.
Model 25932
Indianapolis, IN 46290-1102
00017258 (Rev. 1 Dom E/S)
© 2007 Thomson Inc.
07-44
Trademark(s) ® Registered
Printed in China
Marca(s) Registrada(s)
Introduction
Handset Layout
CAUTION: When using telephone equipment, there are basic
display
safety instructions that should always be followed. Refer to the
visual ringer
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS provided with this product
TALK/CALL BACK
and save them for future reference.
(button)
IMPORTANT: Because cordless phones operate on electricity, you
should have at least one phone in your home that isn't cordless, in
CALLER ID-
case the power in your home goes out.
VOLUME (6)
(button)
Before You Begin
Parts Checklist
redial
(for Model 25932xx1)
(button)
Make sure your package includes the items shown here.
format/trans
Battery
(format/transfer
Handset
compartment
button)
battery pack
cover
Base
*EXIT/tone
(button)
Wall mount
Telephone
AC power
Belt
Handset
bracket
line cord
adaptor
clip
mute/menu
(button)
For Model 25932xx2 there will be ONE additional handset, charge cradle, belt clip,
battery pack and cover than shown above.
For Model 25932xx3 there will be TWO additional handsets, charge cradles, belt clips,
Base Layout
battery packs and covers than shown above.
For Model 25932xx4 there will be THREE additional handsets, charge cradles, belt clips,
battery packs and covers than shown above.
Telephone Jack Requirements
Wall plate
To use this phone, you need an RJ11C type modular telephone
jack, which might look like the one pictured here, installed in
Modular
your home. If you don't have a modular jack, call your local
telephone
phone company to find out how to get one installed.
line jack
Installation
Digital Security System
Your cordless phone uses a digital security system to protect against false ringing,
charge/in use
(indicator)
unauthorized access, and charges to your phone line.
INSTALLATION NOTE: Some cordless telephones operate at
frequencies that may cause or receive interference with nearby
Installing the Phone
TVs, microwave ovens, and VCRs. To minimize or prevent such
interference, the base of the cordless telephone should not be
Installing the Handset Battery
placed near or on top of a TV, microwave ovens, or VCR. If such
interference continues, move the cordless telephone farther away
NOTE: You must connect the handset battery before use.
from these appliances.
CAUTION: To reduce the risk of fire or personal injury, use only
Certain other communications devices may also use the 5.8 GHz / 900
the Thomson Inc. approved Nickel-Cadmium (Ni-Cd ) battery
MHz frequency for communication, and, if not properly set, these
Model 5-2729 or Nickel-Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) battery model
devices may interfere with each other and/or your new telephone.
5-2522, which is compatible with this unit.
If you are concerned with interference, please refer to the owner's
1. Locate battery and battery door which are packaged together inside a plastic bag
manual for these devices on how to properly set channels to avoid
and are separate from the handset.
interference. Typical devices that may use the 5.8 GHz frequency
for communication include wireless audio/video senders, wireless
2. Locate the battery compartment on the back of the handset.
computer networks, multi-handset cordless telephone systems, and
3. Plug the battery pack cord into the jack inside the compartment. PLEASE REGISTER
some long-range cordless telephone systems.
shows in the display.
Important Installation Guidelines
NOTE: To ensure proper battery installation, the connector is keyed
and can be inserted only one way.
• Avoid sources of noise and heat, such as motors, fluorescent lighting, microwave
ovens, heating appliances and direct sunlight.
battery
pack
• Avoid areas of excessive dust, moisture and low temperature.
• Avoid other cordless telephones or personal computers.
• Never install telephone wiring during a lightning storm.
• Never install telephone jacks in wet locations unless the jack is specifically
PRESS DOWN
FIRMLY
designed for wet locations.
red wire
• Never touch non-insulated telephone wires or terminals, unless the telephone line
4. Insert the battery pack.
has been disconnected at the network interface.
5. Close the battery compartment by pushing the door up until it snaps into place.
• Use caution when installing or modifying telephone lines.
Base Station
Local Area Code
1. Press the mute/menu button until AREA CODE - - - shows in the display. "- - -" is
1. Choose an area near an electrical outlet and a telephone wall jack (RJ11C), and
the default.
place your cordless telephone on a level surface, such as a desktop or tabletop, or
you may mount it on the wall.
2. Use the touch-tone pad on the handset to enter your three digit area code.
SPEAKER
3. Press mute/menu again to save.
(button)
NOTE: If you make a mistake, press the chan/delete button to erase
a wrong number.
CALLER ID-
VOLUME (5)
Ringer ON/OFF
(button)
1. Press the mute/menu button until RINGER 41 ON shows in the display.
mem
1 ON is the default.
(memory
button)
2. Use the CALLER ID-VOLUME (5or6) button or the touch-tone pad on the handset
to scroll to 1 ON or 2 OFF.
2. Plug one end of the telephone line cord into the TEL LINE jack at the back of the base
3. Press mute/menu to save.
and the other end into a modular jack.
chan/delete
NOTE: If you turn the ringer off, RINGER OFF shows on the display.
(channel/delete button)
3. Plug the AC power converter into the electrical outlet and the DC connector into the
Ringer Tone
jack at the back of the base.
4. Place the handset in the base cradle. The charge/in use indicator turns on, verifying
You can choose from 10 ringtones.
the battery is charging. The unit will take 20 seconds to register and verify its security
#PAUSE/ringer
1. Press the mute/menu button until RINGER TONE 401 shows in the display.
code. READY shows in the handset's display.
(button)
01 is the default.
NOTE: In case of a power failure, the handsets may display
2. Use the CALLER ID-VOLUME (5or6) button on the handset to select from 01 to 10.
UNAVAILABLE when the TALK/CALL BACK button is pressed. You
3. Press mute/menu to save.
flash/call waiting
must then place all handsets on the main base cradle for 20
(button)
VIP Ring Tone
seconds to re-register.
5. Allow the phone to charge for 16 hours prior to first use. If you don't properly charge
This feature allows you to assign a specific ring tone to a number stored in Memory. It
the phone, battery performance is compromised.
is recommended that you store a Caller ID record into Memory for this purpose.
CAUTION: To reduce risk of personal injury, fire, or damage
1. Press the mute/menu button until VIP RING TONE shows in the display.
use only the 5-2749 power adapter listed in the user's guide.
2. Press the desired memory location (0 through 9). If there is a number stored in the
This power adaptor is intended to be correctly orientated in a
selected memory location, VIP RT 4DEFAULT shows in the display.
vertical or floor mount position.
3. Press CALLER ID-VOLUME (5or6) button on the handset to select from 01 to 10 or
Wall Mounting
DEFAULT to use ring tone set in the Ring Tone Menu or SILENT to silence ringer.
1. Turn the base over.
4. Press mute/menu to save.
2. Attach the wall mounting pedestal by first inserting the tabs on the open edge of
Tone/Pulse
the pedestal into the slots on the lower portion of the bottom of the base. Then push
down and snap the pedestal into place.
1. Press the mute/menu button until 41 TONE 2 PULSE shows in the display.
3. Slip the mounting holes (on the back of the base) over the wall plate posts, and slide
1 TONE is the default.
the unit down into place. (Wall plate not included.)
2. Use the CALLER ID-VOLUME (5or6) button or the touch-tone pad on the handset
NOTE : If desired, gather the extra telephone line and power adaptor
to scroll to 1 TONE or 2 PULSE.
cord and store inside the wall mounting pedestal.
3. Press mute/menu to save.
page
(button)
Setup
Transfer ON/OFF
There are nine programmable menus available: Language, Handset Name, Area Code,
In order to use the Call Transfer feature (applicable ONLY with additional handsets), you
Ringer On/Off, Ringer Tone, VIP Ring Tone, Tone/Pulse, Transfer and Default Setting.
must have the Transfer ON/OFF set to ON through the menu of the transferring handset.
During programming, you may press the mute/menu button at any time to go to the
1. Press the mute/menu button until TRANSFER 41 OFF shows in the display.
next option. To exit the menu, keep the previous setting and return to the standby
2. Use the CALLER ID-VOLUME (5or6) button or the touch tone pad on the handset
mode, press the *EXIT/tone button.
and select 2 ON.
Display Language
3. Press mute/menu again to save.
1. Press the mute/menu button until 41ENG 2FRA 3ESP shows in the display. 1ENG is
Default Setting
the default. (ENG stands for English. FRA stands for French. ESP stands for Spanish.)
You may return handset settings to the factory default setup using this menu.
2. Use the CALLER ID-VOLUME (5or6) button or the touch-tone pad on the handset
1. Press the mute/menu button until DEFAULT 4NO shows in the display. NO is
to enter your selection.
the default.
3. Press mute/menu again to save.
2. Use the CALLER ID-VOLUME (5or6) button on the handset to scroll to YES or NO.
Handset Name
NOTE: If you choose YES, all settings in the programmable menu
return to the factory defaults.
1. Press the mute/menu button until ENTER NAME shows in the display.
3. Press mute/menu to save.
2. Use the touch-tone pad on the handset to enter the name (up to 15 characters).
Cordless Phone Basics
More than one letter is stored in each of the number keys. For example, to enter the
name Bill Smith, press the 2 key twice for the letter B. Press the 4 key 3 times for the
Charge/In Use Indicator
letter I. Press the 5 key 3 times for the letter L. Wait for one second. Press the 5 key 3
black wire
times for the second letter L. Press the 1 key to insert a space between the L and the
The phone is ON when the charge/in use indicator on the base is lit. The handset visual
S. Press the 7 key 4 times for the letter S; press the 6 key once for the letter M; press
ringer and base indicator flash when you receive a call.
the 4 key 3 times for the letter I; press the 8 key for the letter T; press the 4 key twice
Answering a Call
for the letter H..
NOTE: If you make a mistake press the chan/delete button to
1. When the phone rings, pick up the handset and press the TALK/CALL BACK or
backspace and erase the wrong character(s) or number(s).
SPEAKER button.
3. Press mute/menu again to save.
2. When finished, press the TALK/CALL BACK or SPEAKER button again or place the
handset on the base cradle to hang up.
NOTE : If no name is entered, READY shows in the display.
Making a Call
Mute
1. Pick up the handset and press the TALK/CALL BACK or SPEAKER button. Wait for the
Use mute during a phone conversation to speak privately and off-line with a third party.
dial tone. The call timer starts counting minutes and seconds in the display.
1. Press the mute/menu button. MUTE shows in the display. The party on the
2. Dial a telephone number.
telephone will not hear you.
3. When finished, press the TALK/CALL BACK or SPEAKER button again or place the
2. Press the mute/menu button when finished.
handset on the base cradle to hang up.
Switching between the Speakerphone and Handset
NOTE: In case of power failure, the handset may display
UNAVAILABLE when the TALK/CALL BACK or SPEAKER button is
1. If you are using the handset earpiece and want to switch to the speakerphone, press
the SPEAKER button, you can then press SPEAKER button again to end conversation.
pressed. You must then place the handset on the main base for 20
seconds to reset the unit.
2. If you are using the speakerphone and want to switch to the handset earpiece, press
Pre-dialing
the TALK/CALL BACK button, you can then press the TALK/CALL BACK button again
to end conversation.
1. Make sure the phone is OFF (not in TALK mode).
Temporary Tone
2. Dial a telephone number (the number you dial shows in the display).
NOTE: If you make a mistake dialing the number, use the chan/
This feature is useful only if you have pulse (rotary) service. Temporary Tone Dialing
delete button to backspace and erase the wrong number, and enter
enables pulse (rotary) service phone users to access touch tone services offered by
the correct number.
banks, credit card companies, etc. For example, when you call your bank you may need
to enter your bank account number. Temporarily switching to touch tone mode allows
3. Press the TALK/CALL BACK or SPEAKER button on that handset. The number
you to send your number.
auto-matically dials and the call timer starts counting the minutes and seconds in
the display.
1. Dial the telephone number and wait for the line to connect.
4. When finished, press the TALK/CALL BACK or SPEAKER button again to hang up.
2. When your call is answered, press the *EXIT/tone button on the handset to
temporarily change from pulse dialing to tone dialing.
NOTE : You may enter up to 32 pre-dial digits.
3. Follow the automated instructions to get the information you need.
Redial
4. Hang up the handset and the phone automatically returns to pulse (rotary)
While the phone is ON (in TALK or SPEAKERPHONE mode), press the redial button to
dialing mode.
redial the last number you dialed (up to 32 digits).
Call Transfer (applicable only with additional
- OR -
While the phone is OFF (in standby mode), press the redial button and then the
handsets)
TALK/CALL BACK or SPEAKER button to redial the last number.
During an external call, you may transfer the external call to another handset.
Flash
NOTE: The transfer feature MUST be set to ON, this can be done
Use the flash/call waiting button to activate custom calling services such as call
through each handset's setup menu function, Transfer ON/OFF.
waiting, which are available through your local phone company.
1. Press the format/trans button on the originating handset. TRANSFERRING shows in
the display. All registered handsets will be paged.
TIP: Do not use the TALK/CALL BACK button to activate custom
calling services such as call waiting or you'll hang up the phone.
2. Press the format/trans button or TALK/CALL BACK on receiving handset to answer
call.
Channel Button
NOTE: To cancel the call transfer, you may press *EXIT/tone button
While talking on the phone, it may be necessary for you to manually change the
or the format/trans button on the originating handset.
channel to improve reception and reduce noise or static on the line. Press and release
NOTE: If there is no answer within 2 minutes after transferring
the chan/delete button to move to the next clear channel.
the call, then the handsets will be rung back (callback). If no
Exit
handset answers within 30 seconds, then the external call will be
automatically dropped.
Press the *EXIT/tone button to cancel any command you initiated.
Caller ID (CID)
Page
IMPORTANT: In order to use this unit's Caller ID features, you must
This feature assists in locating a misplaced handset.
subscribe to either the standard Name/Number Caller ID Service or
Press the page button on the base. The handset beeps continuously for about 2
Call Waiting Caller ID Service. To know who is calling while you are
minutes until you press the TALK/CALL BACK or SPEAKER button on the handset or the
on the phone, you must subscribe to Call Waiting Caller ID Service.
page button on the base.
This unit receives and displays information transmitted by your local phone company.
NOTE: You may still page the handset when the ringer is off.
This information can include the phone number, date, and time; or the name, phone
Ringer ON/OFF Shortcut
number, date, and time.
Apart from the setting in the main menu, there is a shortcut to set the ringer. Make sure
the phone is OFF (not in talk mode).
1. Press the #PAUSE/ringer button to go to the RINGER ON/OFF menu.
RINGER 41 ON shows in the display. 1 ON is the default.
2. Use the CALLER ID-VOLUME (5or6) button or the touch-tone pad on the handset
to scroll to 1 ON or 2 OFF.
Time
Date
Caller status; NEW or REPEAT
3. Press the #PAUSE/ringer button to save your selection. You will hear a
confirmation tone.
Call Waiting Caller ID
Volume
When the phone is ON (in TALK or SPEAKERPHONE mode) press the
Provided you subscribe to Call Waiting Caller ID service from your phone company; if
CALLER ID-VOLUME (5or6) button to adjust the listening level. Choose from five
you receive an incoming call and you are already on the phone, a beep indicates the
volume settings. VOL 1 is the lowest volume and VOL 5 is the highest volume.
presence of a Call Waiting call on the line. Only the handset that is in use at the time of
the call will display and store the Call Waiting Caller ID information.
NOTE: The phone will automatically reset VOL 5 to VOL 4 after you
hang up.
• When you hear the call waiting beep in the handset receiver, press the flash/
call waiting button to put the current call on hold and answer the incoming call.
Press the flash/call waiting button again to return to the original call.
Caller ID name
Caller ID phone number
Caller ID Record Number

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  • Page 1

    1. Choose an area near an electrical outlet and a telephone wall jack (RJ11C), and display visual ringer place your cordless telephone on a level surface, such as a desktop or tabletop, or you may mount it on the wall. TALK/CALL BACK...

  • Page 2: Handset Sound Signals

    Receiving CID Records Deleting a CID Record Changing a Stored Number When you receive a call, the Caller ID information is transmitted between the first and 1. Make sure the phone is OFF (ot in TALK mode). 1. Repeat steps 1 through 7 in Storing a Name and Number in Memory. second ring.

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