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D
CID N
D
S
IALING A
UMBER
IALING A
TORED
1. Make sure the phone is OFF (not in TALK mode).
1. Make sure the phone is ON by pressing the CALL BACK/
TALK button.
2. Use the cid/vol (-/<) arrow or cid/vol (+/>) arrow button
to display the desired Caller ID record.
2. Press memory button.
3. Press CALL BACK/TALK button. The number dials
3. Press the number (0-9) for the desired memory location.
automatically.
The number dials automatically.
- OR -
C
CID N
F
HANGING THE
UMBER
ORMAT
1. Make sure the phone is OFF (not in TALK mode).
The format button lets you change the format of the
2. Press memory button.
displayed CID number. The available formats are as follows.
3. Use the cid/vol (-/<) arrow or cid/vol (+/>) arrow button
7-digit
7-digit telephone number.
to scroll through the numbers stored in memory until
the desired number is shown.
10-digit
3-digit area code + 7-digit telephone number.
4. Press CALL BACK/TALK. The numbers dial
11-digit
long distance code "1" + 3-digit area code +
automatically.
7-digit telephone number.
IMPORTANT: If you make test calls to emergency numbers
1. Use the cid/vol (-/<) arrow or cid/vol (+/>) arrow button
stored in memory, remain on the line and briefly explain the
to scroll to the number you want to call back.
reason for the call to the dispatcher. Also, it's a good idea to
2. If the number will not dial as shown, press the format
make these calls in off-peak hours, such as early morning or
button. Repeat if necessary, until the correct number of
late evening.
digits are shown.
3. Press CALL BACK/TALK button. The number dials
I
P
NSERTING A
automatically.
S
EQUENCE
M
EMORY
When storing information in memory, press the # pause
button twice within one second to insert a delay in the
Store up to 10 24-digit numbers in memory for quick
dialing sequence of a stored telephone number when a
dialing. This memory feature is in addition to the 40 Caller
pause is needed to wait for a dial tone (for example after
ID records that can be stored in the Caller ID memory log.
you dial 9 for an outside line, or to wait for a computer
access tone). PAUSE shows on the display as a " P . " Each
S
N
N
TORING A
AME AND
UMBER IN
pause counts as 1 digit in the dialing sequence.
M
EMORY
R
EVIEWING AND
1. Make sure the phone is OFF (not in TALK mode).
N
UMBERS
2. Press the memory button.
1. Press memory, then use the cid/vol (-/<) arrow or cid/vol
3. Press the desired memory location (0 through 9).
(+/>) arrow button to view the entry.
4. Press the memory button again. The display shows
2. While the entry is displayed, press delete/channel
ENTER NAME (up to 15 characters).
button to delete the entry. The display shows DELETE?
NOTE: If you don't want to enter the name, skip step 5.
3. Press delete/channel again to delete the entry. DELETED
5. Use the touch-tone pad to enter the name (up to 15
shows in the display.
characters).
C
D
For example, to enter the name Bill Smith, press the two
HAIN
IALING FROM
key twice for the letter B, press the four key three times
Use this feature to make calls which require a sequence of
for the letter I, and press the five key three times for the
numbers such as using a calling card for a frequently
letter L. After one second, press the five key three times
called long distance number. Basically, you dial each part
again for the second letter L and press the one key to
of the sequence from memory. The following example
insert a space between the letter L and S. Press the
shows how you can use chain dialing to make a call
seven key four times for the letter S, press the six key
through a long distance service:
once for the letter M, press the four key three times for
the letter I, press the eight key once for the letter T, and
press the four key twice for the letter H.
The Number For
NOTE: If you enter a wrong letter, press delete/channel
button to backspace.
Long distance access number
Authorization code
6. Press the memory button to save the name. The display
shows ENTER TEL NUMBR .
Frequently called long distance number
7. Use the number keypad to enter the telephone number
1. Make sure the phone is ON.
you want to store (up to 24 digits).
8. Press memory again to store the number. You will hear a
2. Press memory and then press 7.
confirmation tone.
3. When you hear the access tone, press memory again
and then press 8.
C
S
N
HANGING A
TORED
UMBER
4. At the next access tone, press memory and then 9.
1. Repeat steps 1 through 6 in Storing a Name and
TIP: Wait for the access tones between pressing the memory
Number in Memory.
button, or your call might not go through.
2. Press the memory button and REPLACE MEMO? shows
R
EPLACING THE
in the display.
3. Press *tone/cancel to exit, or press the memory button
The handset runs on a consumer-
to store the number. You will hear a confirmation tone.
replaceable battery located inside the
battery pack. If you experience any of
S
R
N
the following problems, you may need
TORING A
EDIAL
UMBER
to replace the battery:
1. Repeat steps 1 through 6 in Storing a Name and
• Short talk time
Number in Memory.
• Poor sound quality
2. Press the redial button.
• Limited range
3. Press the memory button to store the number. You will
• In use indicator light fails to light
hear a confirmation tone.
Make sure the telephone is OFF before
To replace an old redial number stored in a memory
locations with a new redial number:
you replace the battery.
1. Push in on the tabs on the battery
1. Repeat steps 1 through 6 in Storing a Name and
pack to detach it from the handset.
Number in Memory.
2. Use a screw driver to loosen the
2. Press the memory button and REPLACE MEMO? shows
screws on the battery pack cover.
in the display.
3. Remove the battery pack cover.
3. Press *tone/exit to exit, or press the memory button
again and the new redial number replaces the old redial
4. Disconnect the battery plug from the jack in the handset
number in that memory location. You will hear a
battery pack compartment and remove the battery.
confirmation tone.
5. Insert the new battery and connect the
N
UMBER
cord into the jack inside the handset.
6. Put the battery pack cover back on, and
snap the battery pack onto the bottom
of the handset.
7. Place handset in the remote charger to
charge. Allow the handset battery to
properly charge (for 12 hours) prior to
first use or when you install a new
battery. If you do not properly charge
the phone, battery performance is
compromised.
CAUTION: To reduce the risk of fire or personal injury,
use only the battery 5-2461.
B
S
P
ATTERY
AFETY
RECAUTIONS
• Do not burn, disassemble, mutilate, or puncture. Like
other batteries of this type, toxic materials could be
released which can cause injury.
• To reduce the risk of fire or personal injury, use only the
battery listed in the User's Guide.
• Keep batteries out of the reach of children.
D
AUSE IN THE
IALING
• Remove batteries if storing over 30 days.
NOTE: The RBRC seal on the battery used in your
ATLINKS USA, Inc. product indicates that we are
participating in a program to collect and recycle
Nickel Cadmium batteries throughout the United
States. Please call 1-800-8-BATTERY for information
Ni-Cd
or contact your local recycling center.
D
M
ISPLAY
ESSAGES
D
S
ELETING
TORED
The following indicators show the status of a message or
of the unit.
INCOMPLETE DATA
CID information is interrupted
during transmission or the phone
line is excessively noisy.
ENTER NAME
Prompt telling you to enter the
name for one of the 10 memory
locations.
ENTER TEL NUMBR
Prompt telling you to enter the
M
telephone number for one of the
EMORY
10 memory locations.
DELETE?
Prompt asking if you want to erase
CID records or one of the 10
numbers stored in the phone's
outgoing memory.
DELETE ALL?
Prompt asking if you want to erase
all CID records.
DELETED
Prompt confirming the CID/
Memory Location
Memory record is erased.
END OF LIST
Indicates that there is no
7
additional information in CID
8
memory.
9
BLOCKED NUMBER/
Indicates the caller's name and
NAME
number is blocked from transmission.
HANDSET X
Indicates the handset is in use
NEW
Indicates call or calls have not
been reviewed.
UNKNOWN NAME/
The incoming call is from
CALLER/NUMBER
an area not serviced by CID or the
information was not sent.
PAGING
Someone has pressed the page
button on the base.
BLOCKED CALL
The person is calling from a
B
ATTERY
number that has been blocked
from transmission.
BLOCKED NAME
The person's name is blocked
from transmission.
REPT
Repeat call message. Indicates that
a new call from the same number
was received more than once.
NO DATA
No CID information was received.
EMPTY
Indicates a memory location is
CALL BACK
TALK
vacant.
FORMAT
1
2
abc
3
def
NO CALLS
Indicates no CID records have
4
5
6
ghi
jkl
mno
7
8
9
been stored.
pqrs
tuv
wxyz
exit
0
#
*
tone
oper
pause
ringer
redial
memory
MESSAGE WAITING
Indicates a message is available.
delete/channel
program/flash
PRESS AND HOLD
Prompt telling you to register the
FORMAT KEY
handset to the base.
PRESS AND HOLD
Prompt telling you to move the
BASE PAGE KEY
handset near the base and press
and hold the base page button.
REGISTERED
Indicates registration process is
complete, and you should wait
until you hear a confirmation tone.
Memory Dialing
H
S
S
ANDSET
OUND
IGNALS
• Make sure memory location keys are correctly
Signal
Meaning
programmed.
A long warbling tone
Signals an incoming call
• Make sure you follow the proper dialing sequence.
(with ringer on)
• Make sure the tone/pulse setting is programmed correctly.
One short and one long beep
Page signal
• You must reprogram numbers into memory after a
Two beeps every 7 seconds
Low battery warning
power outage or battery replacement.
Two long beeps
Confirmation Tone
G
P
ENERAL
RODUCT
Three short beeps
Error tone
To keep your telephone working and looking good, follow
these guidelines:
T
T
ROUBLESHOOTING
IPS
• Avoid putting the phone near heating appliances and
devices that generate electrical noise (for example,
C
ID S
motors or fluorescent lamps).
ALLER
OLUTIONS
No Display
• DO NOT expose to direct sunlight or moisture.
• Make sure the battery is fully charged and properly
• Avoid dropping and other rough treatment to the phone.
installed and connected. Replace the battery.
• Clean with a soft cloth.
• If you are using electrical power, make sure that the unit
• Never use a strong cleaning agent or abrasive powder
is connected to a non-switched electrical outlet.
because this will damage the finish.
Disconnect the unit from the plug and plug it in again.
• Retain the original packaging in case you need to ship
• To receive Caller ID information, you must be
the phone at a later date.
subscribed to Caller ID service from your local
telephone company.
C
P
AUSES OF
Caller ID Error Message
• Aluminum siding.
• The unit displays this message if it detects anything
other than valid Caller ID information during the silent
• Foil backing on insulation.
period after the first ring. This message indicates the
• Heating ducts and other metal construction can shield
presence of noise on the line.
radio signals.
T
S
ELEPHONE
OLUTIONS
• You're too close to appliances such as microwaves,
stoves, computers, etc.
No dial tone
• Atmospheric conditions, such as strong storms.
• Check or repeat installation steps:
• Base is installed in the basement or lower floor of
Make sure the base is plugged into a working outlet.
the house.
Make sure the telephone line cord is connected to the
• Base is plugged into an AC outlet with other
base and the wall jack.
electronic devices.
• Disconnect the base from the wall jack and connect
• Baby monitor is using the same frequency.
another phone to the same jack. If there is no dial tone
in the second phone, the problem might be your wiring
• Handset battery is low.
or local service.
• You're out of range of the base.
• The handset may be out of range of the base. Move
S
closer to the base.
ERVICE
• Make sure the battery is properly charged (12 hours).
If trouble is experienced with this equipment, for repair or
• Make sure the battery pack installed correctly.
warranty information, please contact customer service at
1-800-448-0329. If the equipment is causing harm to the
• Did the handset beep when you pressed the CALL
telephone network, the telephone company may request that
BACK/TALK button? Did the display indicator turn on?
you disconnect the equipment until the problem is resolved.
The battery may need to be charged.
This product may be serviced only by the manufacturer or
• The handset may lose registration with the base unit;
its authorized service agents. Changes or modifications not
follow the handset registration steps to re-register it to
expressly approved by ATLINKS USA, Inc. could void the
the base unit.
user's authority to operate this product. For instructions on
Dial tone is OK, but can't dial out
how to obtain service, refer to the warranty included in this
guide or call customer service at 1-800-448-0329.
• Make sure the tone/pulse setting is programmed correctly.
Or refer inquiries to:
Handset does not ring
ATLINKS USA, Inc.
• Make sure the ringer on the handset is
Manager, Consumer Relations
turned ON. Press the RINGER button to check your
P O Box 1976
current setting.
Indianapolis, IN 46206
• You may have too many extension phones on your line.
Attach your sales receipt to the booklet for future reference
or jot down the date this product was purchased or
Try unplugging some phones.
received as a gift. This information will be valuable if
• See solutions for "No dial tone. "
service should be required during the warranty period.
Handset Loses Registration ID
Purchase date _________________________________________
• The handset prompts you to re-register the handset to
the base to restore the registration ID.
Name of store _________________________________________
You experience static, noise, or fading in and out
I
NTERFERENCE
• Change channels
• Handset may be out of range of the base. Move closer
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
to the base.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1)
• Relocate the base.
This device may not cause harmful interference; and (2)
This device must accept any interference received,
• Charge the battery.
including interference that may cause undesired operation.
• Make sure base is not plugged into an outlet with
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with
another household appliance.
the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of
Unit beeps
the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
• Place handset in remote charger for 20 seconds to reset
residential installation.
the security code. If that doesn't work, charge battery for
12 hours.
This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance
• See solutions for "No dial tone. "
with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to
• Replace the battery.
radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that
interference will not occur in a particular installation.
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 interference by one or more of the
following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna (that is, the
antenna for radio or television that is "receiving" the
interference).
• Reorient or relocate and increase the separation
between the telecommunications equipment and
receiving antenna.
• Connect the telecommunications equipment into an
outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiving antenna is connected.
C
ARE
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician
for help.
If these measures do not eliminate the interference, please
consult your dealer or an experienced radio/television
technician for additional suggestions. Also, the Federal
Communications Commission has prepared a helpful
booklet, "How To Identify and Resolve Radio/TV
Interference Problems. " This booklet is available from the
U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402.
Please specify stock number 004-000-00345-4 when
ordering copies.
L
W
IMITED
ARRANTY
What your warranty covers:
Defects in materials or workmanship.
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For how long after your purchase:
OOR
ECEPTION
One year, from date of purchase.
(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:
Provide you with a new or, at our option, a refurbished
unit. The exchange unit is under warranty for the
remainder of the original product's warranty period.
How you get service:
Properly pack your unit. Include any cables, etc., which
were originally provided with the product. We
recommend using the original carton and packing
materials.
"Proof of purchase in the form of a bill of sale or
receipted invoice which is evidence that the product is
within the warranty period, must be presented to obtain
warranty service. " For rental firms, proof of first rental
is also required. Also print your name and address and
a description of the defect. Send via standard UPS or its
equivalent to:
ATLINKS USA, Inc.
c/o Thomson
11721 B Alameda Ave.
Socorro, Texas 79927
Pay any charges billed to you by the Exchange Center
for service not covered by the warranty.
Insure your shipment for loss or damage. ATLINKS
accepts no liability in case of damage or loss.
A new or refurbished unit will be shipped to you freight
prepaid.
What your warranty does not cover:
Customer instruction. (Your Owner's Manual provides
information regarding operating instructions and user
controls. Any additional information, should be
obtained from your dealer.)
Installation and setup service adjustments.
Batteries.
Damage from misuse or neglect.
Products which have been modified or incorporated
into other products.
Products purchased or serviced outside the USA.
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Acts of nature, such as but not limited to lightning
NFORMATION
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 ATLINKS USA,
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. ATLINKS USA, 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.
A
O
F
CCESSORY
RDER
ORM
To order, call 1-800-338-0376 (for accessories only) or
complete this order form.
For credit card purchases
Your complete charge card number, its expiration date and
your signature are necessary to process all charge card
orders.
Copy your complete account number from your VISA card.
My card expires:
Copy your complete account number from your
Master Card or Discover.
Copy the number above your
name on the Master Card.
My card expires:
____________________________________________________________________
Authorized Signature
*Prices are subject to change without notice.
Total
Merchandise.........................................$_______________
Sales
Tax........................................................$_______________
We are required by law to collect the appropriate sales tax for each individual state,
county, and locality to which the merchandise is being sent. Duties will apply for
shipments to Canada.
Use VISA or Master Card or Discover preferably. Money order or check must be in U.S.
currency only. No COD or Cash. All accessories are subject to availability. Where
applicable, we will ship a superseding model.
$5.00
Shipping/Handling....................................... $_____________
Total Amount Enclosed.................................$_____________
Mail order form and money order or check (in U.S.
currency) made payable to Thomson to:
Thomson
Mail Order Department
P.O. Box 8419
Ronks, PA 17573-8419
Name_______________________________________________________
Address____________________________________ Apt.______
City ________________________State________ ZIP_________
Daytime Phone Number (
)________________________
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