2-9950 900MHz 32-Channel Cordless Telephone with Digital Messaging System User’s Guide We bring good things to life.
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.
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.
NTRODUCTION Your GE 900 MHz Cordless Telephone is designed to give you flexibility in use and high quality performance. To get the most from your new cordless telephone, we suggest that you take a few minutes right now to read through this instruction manual.
TVs and VCRs. To minimize or prevent such interference, the base of the cordless telephone should not be placed near or on top of a TV or VCR. If interference continues, moving the cordless telephone farther away from the TV or VCR will often reduce or eliminate the interference.
ESKTOP NSTALLATION 1. Make sure base plate is securely fastened. 2. Plug the power supply cord into the POWER 9V DC jack on the base and into an AC outlet. The LED indicators will all light up. This is normal operation. The LEDs will go out after about 30 seconds.
OUNT NSTALLATION 1. Plug the power supply cord into the POWER 9V DC jack on the base and into an AC outlet. The LED indicators will all light up. This is normal operation. The LEDs will go out after about 30 seconds.
ETUP 1. Set the T/P switch to T for touch- tone service, or P for pulse (rotary) service. If you don’t know which type of service you have, check with the phone company. 2. Set RING switch to ON. ON OFF–RING CHAN RING PWR ON OFF...
5. Press TIME SET to confirm your choice. The unit will announce the minute(s). 6. Press to advance through the minutes or to reverse through the minutes until the unit announces the correct minute (s) of the day. 7. Press TIME SET to confirm your choice.
ETTING UMBER OF INGS This feature allows you to set the number of times the phone rings before the answerer picks up. The default is set for four rings. 1. While the ANSWER/MESSAGE LED is flashing, press MENU and the unit will announce the current number of rings.
4. Repeat Steps 2 and 3 for the second and third numbers of the code. After you have chosen the third number, the unit will announce the new code for confirmation. If the LED remains flashing, you may press MENU to accept the new code, or repeat steps 2-4 to re-adjust it.
NDICATORS IN USE CHARGE ANSWER RING PAGE M E S S A G E IN USE/RING Off : handset is not in use On (solid): handset is in use Fast blink: incoming call CHARGE/PAGE Off : handset is not charging; page not active On (solid): the handset is charging Fast blink : the base is paging the...
ORDLESS HONE AKING A After initial set up, put handset in the base for 12 hours to charge the battery. The only two things you need to know to make a call are: • Press the TALK button before you dial. •...
waiting or call transfer, which are available through your local phone company. TIP: If you press the TALK button to activate custom calling services such as call waiting, you’ll hang up the phone. Press FLASH instead. OLUME SWITCH Controls the volume of the handset's earpiece.
ELECTING A OUND You can choose between two different ring sounds. To choose the first ring sound: 1. Press RING. 2. Press 1. 3. Press RING. To choose the second ring sound: 1. Press RING. 2. Press 2. 3. Press RING. To check your current ring sound selection, press RING, press 3, and press RING again.
make the phone touch-tone com- patible. To get information about your bank account, for example, you would: 1. Press the TALK button. 2. Call the bank’s information line. 3. Press the TONE button after your call is answered. 4. Follow the voice instructions to complete your transaction.
HONE ECORD This feature allows you to record your phone conversation. 1. Press REMOTE. The REMOTE indicator will light. 2. Press TONE*. The base unit will record the conversation. The ANSWER/ MESSAGE indicator will blink rapidly while recording. 3. Press STOP when you want to finish recording.
ONITOR This feature allows you to hear what is going on in the room in which the base unit is installed. 1. Press REMOTE. 2. Press ROOM. The microphone on the base unit will activate for 60 seconds. 3. Press STOP to turn the microphone off.
Press HELP. The unit responds with a status report of the answerer (whether it is on or off), the number of messages and how many are new, the day and time and reviews a help menu: New Messages Rewind Play or Pause Fast Forward Announcement Erase...
EMORY Store up to 10 numbers in memory for quick dialing. TORING A UMBER IN The phone must be OFF (PWR button ON, but no dial tone). 1. Press the MEM button 2. Dial the number (up to 24 digits including digits or pauses).
4. Press any number key (0-9) to store the phone number in that memory location. HANGING A TORED Use the same procedure to change a stored number as you do to store a number— you’re just overwriting the phone number stored in that memory location.
HAIN IALING FROM Use this feature to make calls which require a sequence of numbers, for instance if you use a calling card for a frequently called long distance number. Basically, you dial each part of the sequence from memory. The following example shows how you can use chain dialing to make a call through a long distance service: The Number For...
IGITAL NSWERING All function are also available through the handset unless otherwise noted. Handset button names, if they differ from the base unit, are located in (parentheses) after the base unit button name. Press the REMOTE button on the handset to enter REMOTE mode.
3. Hold ANNOUNCE. The ANSWER/MESSAGE indicator will turn off and then begin to blink rapidly. 4. The unit will prompt you with “ record announcement ” or “record announce only ,” depend- ing on your choice in Step 1. 5. The unit will prompt you with a tone.
ECORDING 1. Hold MESSAGE/MEMO (MEMO). The ANSWER/MESSAGE indicator will turn off and then begin to blink rapidly. 2. The unit will prompt you to “ record memo ” and you will hear a tone. 3. Speak your memo into the microphone.
At the end of each message, the unit gives the date and time stamp. At the end of all the messages, the unit announces “ end of messages. ” AUSING LAYBACK 1. During playback, press MESSAGE/MEMO ( The unit will suspend playback for 60 seconds.
(on base only) to advance through multiple messages. Playback will begin at the start of the message you chose and include the message number. RASING ESSAGES TO ERASE A SINGLE MESSAGE During playback, press ERASE. The unit will prompt you with “...
EMOTE PERATIONS 1. Call the number to which the answerer is installed. The answerer will pick up after the set number of rings. 2. Wait for the announcement to end or press 6 to bypass the announcement. 3. Enter the correct three-digit security access code.
HANGING THE Make sure RING/POWER switch is OFF before you replace battery. 1. Remove the battery compartment door. 2. Disconnect the cord attached to the battery pack and remove the battery pack from the handset. 3. Insert the new battery pack and connect the cord into the jack inside the handset.
ROUBLESHOOTING In case of difficulty, please check the following Troubleshooting Guide before seeking service. Problem No dial tone Dial tone is OK, but can’t dial out Handset does not ring Cannot hear phone conversation You experience static, noise, or fading in and out UIDE Solution...
Problem Cannot hear the Page alert tone Range is shorter than normal Battery will not hold a charge or is fully charged and the BAT LOW lights BAT LOW light stays on Memory Dialing doesn’t work Unit locks up No link between base and handset.
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. •...
ERVICE The 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 this product. For instructions on how to obtain service, refer to the warranty included in this Guide.
NDEX Accessory order form 35 Answering incoming calls during playback 19 Base ringer on/off 9 Base unit 12 Battery installation 30 Battery safety 30 Buttons CHANNEL 16 FLASH 13 MEMORY 16, 20-22 PAGE/FIND 16 PHONE ON/OFF 13 REDIAL 13 TONE 15 Canceling playback 26 Causes of poor reception 32...
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: •...
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