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GE 20672 Quick Setup Manual

True digital cordless handset for use with systems 21900 and 21905 series.
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Quick Set-Up Guide
Notes
• This equipment may not be used on coin service provided by the
for Optional/
telephone company.
Additional Model 21920
• Party lines are subject to state tariffs, and therefore, you may
not be able to use your own telephone equipment if you are on
True Digital
a party line. Check with your local telephone company.
• Notice must be given to the telephone company upon
Cordless Handset
permanent disconnection of your telephone from your line.
• 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 installer.
US Number is located on the cabinet bottom.
REN Number is located on the cabinet bottom.
2 Rights of the Telephone Company
Should your equipment cause trouble on your line which may
harm the telephone network, 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
for use with Systems 21900
where such action is required in the operation of its business and
and 21905 Series
not inconsistent with FCC Rules and Regulations. If these changes
are expected to affect the use or performance of your telephone
Equipment Approval Information
equipment, the telephone company must give you adequate
notice, in writing, to allow you to maintain uninterrupted service.
Your telephone equipment is approved for connection to the Public
Interference Information
Switched Telephone Network and is in compliance with parts 15 and
68, FCC Rules and Regulations and the Technical Requirements for
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject
Telephone Terminal Equipment published by ACTA.
to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful
1 Notification to the Local Telephone Company
interference; and (2) This device must accept any interference received,
On the bottom of this equipment is a label indicating, among
including interference that may cause undesired operation.
other information, the US number and Ringer Equivalence
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits
Number (REN) for the equipment. You must, upon request,
for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These
provide this information to your telephone company.
limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
The REN is useful in determining the number of devices you may
interference in a residential installation.
connect to your telephone line and still have all of these devices
This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency
ring when your telephone number is called. In most (but not all)
energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the
areas, the sum of the RENs of all devices connected to one line
instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
should not exceed 5. To be certain of the number of devices you
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
may connect to your line as determined by the REN, you should
particular installation.
contact your local telephone company.
Privacy of Communications may not be ensured when using this
A plug and jack used to connect this equipment to the premises
product.
wiring and telephone network must comply with the applicable
If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television
FCC Part 68 rules and requirements adopted by the ACTA. A
reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and
compliant telephone cord and modular plug is provided with this
on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or
product. It is designed to be connected to a compatible modular
more of the following measures:
jack that is also compliant. See installation instructions for details.
CAUTION:
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
THE LIGHTNING
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE
Thomson Inc.
FLASH AND ARROW
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO
WARNING: TO
HEAD WITHIN THE
NOT REMOVE COVER (OR
PREVENT FIRE OR
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TRIANGLE IS A
BACK). NO USER
WARNING SIGN
SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
Model 21920
ELECTRICAL SHOCK
ALERTING YOU OF
REFER SERVICING TO
Indianapolis, IN 46290-1102
HAZARD, DO NOT
"DANGEROUS
QUALIFIED SERVICE
00020672 (Rev. 0 DOM E/S)
EXPOSE THIS
VOLTAGE" INSIDE
PERSONNEL.
© 2007 Thomson Inc.
THE PRODUCT.
PRODUCT TO RAIN
07-27
Trademark(s) ® Registered
SEE MARKING ON BOTTOM / BACK OF PRODUCT
OR MOISTURE.
Printed in China
Marca(s) Registrada(s)
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna (that is, the antenna for
Installing the Phone
radio or television that is "receiving" the interference).
Installing the Handset Battery
• Reorient or relocate and increase the separation between the
telecommunications equipment and receiving antenna.
NOTE: You must connect the handset battery before
• Connect the telecommunications equipment into an outlet on
use.
a circuit different from that to which the receiving antenna is
CAUTION: To reduce the risk of fire or personal
connected.
injury, use only the Thomson Inc. approved
If these measures do not eliminate the interference, please consult
Nickel-metal Hydride battery model 5-2721,
your dealer or an experienced radio/television technician for additional
which is compatible with this unit.
suggestions. Also, the Federal Communications Commission has
1. Locate battery and battery door which are packaged together
prepared a helpful booklet, "How To Identify and Resolve Radio/TV
inside a plastic bag and are separate from the handset.
Interference Problems." This booklet is available from the U.S.
2. Locate the battery compartment on the back of the handset.
Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402. Please specify
3. Plug the battery pack cord into the jack inside the compartment.
stock number 004-000-00345-4 when ordering copies.
NOTE: To ensure proper battery installation, the
Notice: The changes or modifications not expressly approved by the
connector is keyed and can be inserted only one
party responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to
way.
operate the equipment.
4. Insert the battery pack.
Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC)
5. Close the battery compartment by pushing the door up until it
This telephone system meets FCC standards for Hearing Aid
snaps into place.
Compatibility.
6. Place the handset in the base to charge.
Licensing
Extra Charging Cradle
Licensed under US Patent 6,427,009.
1. Plug the AC power converter of the extra charging cradle into the
FCC RF Radiation Exposure
electrical outlet.
Statement
2. Place the handset in the extra charging cradle. The charge
indicator turns on, verifying the battery is charging.
This equipment complies with FCC RF radiation exposure limits set
3. Allow the phone to charge for 16 hours prior to first use.
forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be
Registration
installed and operated with a minimum distance of 20 centimeters
between the radiator and your body. This transmitter must not be
YOU MUST REGISTER THE HANDSET BEFORE USE!
co-located or operated in conjunction with any other antenna or
After the optional handset has charged for 16 hours, HANDSET
transmitter.
NEEDS REGISTRATION shows in the display.
Introduction
1. Press the menu/mute button. HOLD BASE PAGE WAIT FOR BEEP
shows in the display. (Your handset should be held near the base
CAUTION: When using telephone equipment,
during registration process.)
there are basic safety instructions that should
always be followed. Refer to the IMPORTANT
2. Press and hold the page button on the base unit until you hear
a confirmation tone. HANDSET X REGISTERED shows in the
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS provided with this
handset display, where X is the handset number. You may now
product and save them for future reference.
rename your handset. (Refer to Step 3 & 4 of Handset Name
IMPORTANT: Because cordless phones operate on
Section).
electricity, you should have at least one phone in
Naming the Handset
your home that isn't cordless, in case the power in
your home goes out.
1. Use the touch-tone pad to enter a name (up to 15 characters).
Parts Checklist
NOTE: If you make a mistake, use the delete/int
Make sure your package includes the items shown here.
button to backspace and delete one character at a
time.
2. Press the menu/mute button to save your name. You will hear a
confirmation tone and the handset name shows in the display.
De-Registration
This feature allows you to remove a registered handset from
base. During the de-registration process, keep the handset near
Charge Cradle
the base.
From the Handset Setup Menu:
Handset
1. Press the cid/vol ( 6 or 5) button to scroll to the DEREGISTRATION
sub-menu.
2. Press the menu/mute button to enter the menu. DEREGISTRATION
1YES 42NO shows in the display The default setting is "2NO".
3. Use the touch-tone pad to select 1 for YES or 2 for NO. Or use the
cid/vol ( 6 or 5) button to scroll to 1YES or 2NO.
THE EXCLAMATION
POINT WITHIN THE
Battery
TRIANGLE IS A
Handset battery
WARNING SIGN
compartment
ALERTING YOU OF
IMPORTANT
pack
cover
INSTRUCTIONS
ACCOMPANYING
THE PRODUCT.
WARNING: It is not recommended that a handset be
Receiving an Intercom Call
de-registered unless absolutely necessary because
When you receive an intercom call, your handset beeps. To answer
once a handset is de-registered, that handset's
the call press the delete/int button or talk/end button.
telephone features cannot be used until the handset is
NOTE: If you receive a telephone call during an
re-registered.
intercom call, the intercom call is immediately
4. Select NO, if you do not want to de-register.
terminated and both handsets ring. Either handset
5. If you select 1YES, press the menu/mute button and MOVE NEAR
user may press the talk/end button to answer the
TO BASE displays for 2 seconds, then CONFIRM? 1YES 2NO
call.
appears in the display.
Using Intercom with External
6. Press the touch-tone pad to select 1YES or 2NO, or use the cid/vol
Telephone Calls
( 6 or 5) button to scroll to 1YES or 2NO.
During a telephone call, you may use the intercom/paging function
7. If you select YES, press the menu/mute button to confirm.
DE-REGISTER... shows in the display. You will hear a confirmation
to;
• page another handset and have an off line, private (two-way)
tone. Then HANDSET X DEREGISTERED shows in the display to
intercom conversation,
confirm the handset is deregistered.
• have a three-way conversation between the external caller and
NOTE: When you complete the de-registration
the handsets,
process, HANDSET NEEDS REGISTRATION shows
• transfer the external telephone call to another handset.
in the display. To use the handset, you MUST re-
1. During an external call, press the delete/int button. LINE ON
register the handset using the Registration process.
Global De-registration
HOLD EXTENSION? shows in the display.
2. Use the touch-tone pad to select Handset #. You will hear a
If one or more handsets becomes lost, you should de-register all
paging tone and PAGING shows in the originating handset's
handsets to ensure proper system operation. Follow the steps below
display.
to de-register all handsets at the same time.
NOTE: PAGING FROM... shows in the display on
WARNING: It is not recommended that a handset be
the receiving handset, and the receiving handset
de-registered unless absolutely necessary because
presses the delete/int or talk/end button to answer
once a handset is de-registered, that handset's
the intercom.
telephone features cannot be used until the handset is
3. When the receiving handset connects;
re-registered.
a) You may have an off line, private (two-way) intercom
1. Press and hold the page button on the base until the charge/in
conversation, the external caller will not hear the conversation.
use indicator on the base flashes. Release.
b) Press the redial/format/conf button on the originating
2. Press and hold the page button on the base again until the
handset to have a three-way conversation with the receiving
charge/in use indicator on the base flashes rapidly. Release.
handset and the external caller. CONFERENCE shows in the
3. Press and release the page button on the base once.
display on the originating and receiving handsets.
4. All handsets are de-registered and HANDSET NEEDS
NOTE: A handset can enter conference mode
REGISTRATION shows in the display.
directly by pressing talk/end on the second handset
Intercom Operation
during a call.
4. When finished, press the flash/exit button or delete/int button to
(applicable only with additional handsets)
end the intercom call, return to the talk mode, and resume your
The intercom feature allows you to have a conversation with
original telephone conversation or press the talk/end button on
another registered handset without tying up the telephone line,
the originating handset to transfer the call to the second handset
allowing you to still receive incoming calls.
and end the call on the originating handset.
Making an Intercom Call
Changing the Battery
1. Make sure the handset is OFF (not in talk mode).
CAUTION: To reduce the risk of fire or personal
2. Press delete/int on the handset.
injury, use only the Thomson Inc. approved
3. Use the touch-tone pad to select the handset you want to page.
model 5-2721 Nickel-metal Hydride battery
NOTE: To cancel page, press the delete/int button
(Ni-MH), which is compatible with this unit.
again or the flash/exit button on the sending
1. Make sure the telephone is OFF (not in TALK mode) before you
handset.
replace the battery.
4. Wait for the person at the receiving handset to press delete/int.
2. Remove the battery compartment door.
NOTE: If the receiving handset does not answer
3. Disconnect the cord attached to the battery pack and remove the
within two minutes, the intercom call is
battery pack from the handset.
automatically canceled. The originating handset
4. Plug the battery pack cord into the jack inside the compartment
displays NO ANSWER.
5. Put the battery compartment door back on.
5. When finished, press the flash/exit button or delete/int button on
either handset to de-activate the intercom.
6. Place handset in the base or handset charge cradle to charge.
NOTE: The system is expandable up to 4 handsets
Allow the handset battery to properly charge (for 16 hours)
prior to first use or when you install a new battery pack. If you
(by purchase of optional Model 21920 handset with
do not properly charge the phone, battery performance will be
recharge cradle). When 4 handsets are registered,
compromised.
the system can handle 2 separate intercom
operations at once, for example, 1st handset
intercoms with 2nd handset while 3rd handset
intercoms with 4th handset.
Battery Safety Precautions
Limited Warranty
What your warranty covers:
• Do not burn, disassemble, mutilate, or puncture. Batteries of this
type could release toxic materials which can cause injury.
• Defects in materials or workmanship.
• To reduce the risk of fire or personal injury, use only the Nickel-
For how long after your purchase:
metal Hydride battery listed in the User's Guide.
• One year, from date of purchase.
• Keep batteries out of the reach of children.
(The warranty period for rental units begins with the first rental
• Remove batteries if storing over 30 days.
or 45 days from date of shipment to the rental firm, whichever
comes first.)
What we will do:
NOTE: The RBRC seal on the battery used in your Thomson Inc. product
• Provide you with a new or, at our option, a refurbished unit.
indicates that we are participating in a program to collect and recycle the
The exchange unit is under warranty for the remainder of the
rechargeable battery (or batteries).
original product's warranty period.
For more information go to the RBRC web site at www.rbrc.org
or call 1-800-8-BATTERY or contact a local recycling center.
How you get service:
• Properly pack your unit. Include any cables, etc., which were
originally provided with the product. We recommend using the
Service
original carton and packing materials.
• "Proof of purchase in the form of a bill of sale or receipted
If trouble is experienced with this equipment, for repair or warranty
invoice which is evidence that the product is within the warranty
information, please contact customer service at 1-800-448-0329.
period, must be presented to obtain warranty service." For rental
If the equipment is causing harm to the telephone network, the
firms, proof of first rental is also required. Also print your name
telephone company may request that you disconnect the equipment
and address and a description of the defect. Send via standard
until the problem is resolved.
UPS or its equivalent to:
This product may be serviced only by the manufacturer or its
Thomson Inc.
authorized service agents. Changes or modifications not expressly
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approved by Thomson Inc. could void the user's authority to operate
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this product. For instructions on how to obtain service, refer to the
• Pay any charges billed to you by the Exchange Center for
warranty included in this guide or call customer service at
service not covered by the warranty.
1-800-448-0329.
• Insure your shipment for loss or damage. Thomson Inc. accepts
Or refer inquiries to:
no liability in case of damage or loss.
Thomson Inc.
• A new or refurbished unit will be shipped to you freight prepaid.
Manager, Consumer Relations
What your warranty does not cover:
P O Box 1976
• Customer instruction. (Your Owner's Manual provides
Indianapolis, IN 46206
information regarding operating instructions and user controls.
Attach your sales receipt to the booklet for future reference or jot
Any additional information, should be obtained from your
down the date this product was purchased or received as a gift. This
dealer.)
information will be valuable if service should be required during the
• Installation and setup service adjustments.
warranty period.
• Batteries.
Purchase Date _________________________________
• Damage from misuse or neglect.
Name of Store _________________________________
• Products which have been modified or incorporated into other
products.
• Products purchased or serviced outside the USA.
• Acts of nature, such as but not limited to lightning damage.
Product Registration:
• Please complete and mail the Product Registration Card packed
with your unit. It will make it easier to contact you should it ever
be necessary. The return of the card is not required for warranty
coverage.
Limitation of Warranty:
• The warranty stated above is the only warranty applicable
to this product. All other warranties, express or implied
(including all implied warranties of merchantability or fitness
for a particular purpose) are hereby disclaimed. No verbal
or written information given by Thomson Inc., its agents, or
employees shall create a guaranty or in any way increase the
scope of this warranty.
• Repair or replacement as provided under this warranty is the
exclusive remedy of the consumer. Thomson Inc. shall not be
liable for incidental or consequential damages resulting from
the use of this product or arising out of any breach of any
express or implied warranty on this product. This disclaimer
of warranties and limited warranty are governed by the laws
of the state of Indiana. Except to the extent prohibited by
applicable law, any implied warranty of merchantability or
fitness for a particular purpose on this product is limited to
the applicable warranty period set forth above.
How state law relates to this warranty:
• Some states do not allow the exclusion nor limitation of
incidental or consequential damages, or limitations on how long
an implied warranty lasts so the above limitations or exclusions
may not apply to you.
• This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you also may
have other rights that vary from state to state.
If you purchased your product outside the USA:
• This warranty does not apply. Contact your dealer for warranty
information.

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    ALERTING YOU OF REFER SERVICING TO IMPORTANT Indianapolis, IN 46290-1102 cover HAZARD, DO NOT “DANGEROUS QUALIFIED SERVICE INSTRUCTIONS 00020672 (Rev. 0 DOM E/S) EXPOSE THIS VOLTAGE” INSIDE PERSONNEL. ACCOMPANYING © 2007 Thomson Inc. THE PRODUCT. THE PRODUCT. PRODUCT TO RAIN 07-27 Trademark(s) ®...

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    ALERTÁNDOLE A UD. DE DE REPUESTO DENTRO. ALTERTÁNDOLE A UD. DE Indianapolis, IN 46290-1024 QUE HAY "VOLTAJE CONSULTE A ALGUNA QUE EL PRODUCTO, TRAE 00020672 (Rev. 0 DOM E/S) EXPONGA PELIGROSO" DENTRO DEL PERSONA CALIFICADA DEL INCLUCIDO, PRODUCTO. SERVICIO DE REPARACIONES.

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