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.
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 telephone line cord into the PHONE LINE jack on the base and into a modular jack. 3. Plug the power supply cord into the POWER 9V DC jack on the base and into an AC outlet.
OUNT 1. Remove the handset hook; turn it upside down, and put it back in the slot. You need to do this so the handset doesn’t fall out of the base. 2. Plug the short telephone line cord into the jack marked PHONE LINE on the back of the unit and plug the other end into a modular wall jack.
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. •...
LASH UTTON Use the FLASH button to activate custom calling services such as call 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.
(PGM B ELECTING A OUND UTTON You can choose between two different ring sounds. To choose the first ring sound: 1. Press PGM. 2. Press 1. 3. Press PGM. To choose the second ring sound: 1. Press PGM. 2. Press 2. 3.
AGING THE Press the PAGE button on the base to locate a misplaced handset. When you press the PAGE button, the handset rings. Press the TALK button when you locate the handset. Remember that the ringer must be ON in order for the handset to ring.
HANGING A TORED Use the same procedure to change a stored number as you do to store a number— you’re just moving the phone number to a different memory location. TORING A REDIAL NUMBER The phone must be off (PWR button ON, but no dial tone). 1.
IALING A TORED 1. Press the TALK button to get a dial tone. 2. Press MEM and then press the number for 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.
EADSET AND ONNECTING A HEADSET TO THE HANDSET For hands free conversation, connect the headset (for 2-6921 only) to the HEADSET jack as shown. The handset receiver and microphone are disabled when the headset is connected. Adjust the headset to rest comfortably on top of your head and over your ear.
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.
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: •...