Warning: The changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compli- ance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. The RCA IP160 phone is designed for business environment use. It is a full-featured SIP solution, interoperable with most IP PBX and VoIP providers.
Table of Contents Getting Started Packing List Call Forward Setup the base Call log Setup the handset Accessing call logs Registration Call list item management SIP account Configuration During an active call Base Web interface Mute Get the base IP address Hold Input SIP account information via web Call Waiting...
Getting Started Packing List The following components are included in your package: IP DECT Gateway IP160 DECT Handset Handset Belt Clip Charging Cradle AC Adaptor (6V, 0.5A) for Charging Cradle AC Adaptor (5V, 0.5A) for gateway IP DECT Gateway 1.5M Ethernet Cable (Cat 5)
Note: If inline power (i.e. Power over Ethernet) is provided, do not install the AC adap- tor. Make sure the Ethernet cable and switch/hub are PoE compliant. The IP address of the base is assigned dynamically by default. Make sure the router’s DHCP server is on.
Registration On the base: Page 1. Hold down the page key on the back of the base. 2. After the button is held down for five seconds, the amber led begins blinking amber and blue. The page key can now be released. The base is now in registration mode.
SIP account Configuration The SIP account can be configured through IP DECT base web interface or handset menu. Base Web interface Retrieving the base IP address In order to access the web interface of the base, the IP address is required. This information can be obtained from a properly registered handset.
Enter display name, user id, password, SIP Server and Outbound Proxy server of the SIP account. Check the Active field to Enable/Disable. Press the “Save” button to confirm. If the SIP settings are configured correctly, the handset will now be able to make and receive VOIP calls.
Overview Base Functions of registration/paging button on the base. Registration/Paging Button Status LED The registration/paging button is located at the right hand side of the gateway. When the gateway is powered up, the status LED will be on and in amber color for 5 secs.
Handset Handset key layout Left Soft Key Right Soft Key Talk On/ Speakerphone Key Voicemail Key Mute Key Functions of Key on the handset Function Left Soft Key Perform the contextual operation as shown on the left side of current display Right Soft Key Perform the contextual operation as shown on the right side of current display...
Function Navigation Right Key When the phone is in idle mode, press this key to show the Ringer volume menu. In talk mode, press this key to open the talk volume menu. Press the navigation up/down key to adjust the volume. OK Key When the phone is in idle mode, press it to open the main menu.
Master Handset When a SIP account is created on the gateway through handset menu, the hand- set will be set as the master headset of the SIP account. Users of this handset can configure the settings in base related to the SIP account through the menu on the master handset.
Main Menu Sub Menu Function description Contacts Private Directory Accesses local phonebook, Maximum 150 entries Public Directory Accesses shared phonebook which is stored in the gateway, Maximum 300 entries Network Directory Accesses network phonebook by LDAP Call Lists All Calls Accesses the all calls list from the gateway Outgoing Calls Accesses outgoing calls list from the gateway...
Main Menu Sub Menu Function description System Network Views the network settings of the gateway H/S User Password Changes handset user password. System Admin Password Changes the system Admin Password Firmware Upgrade Upgrades handset software Handset Factory Default Resets handset settings to factory default Base Factory Default Resets base settings to factory default...
General Settings Phone status Enter “Status” menu. Select item “SIP Account Status” to view the associated SIP accounts status (registered/disabled). Select item “Network Status” to view the base network information. This includes base network type, IP Address, subnet mask, default gateway and DNS. Time and date Enter “Settings”...
To make an external call through default line: Enter the number/IP address in pre-dialing page or select a record in phonebook/call log list. Then press the Talk On key or OK key. The default outgoing line will be selected automatically for the call making. To select line before making an external call: Enter the number/IP address in pre-dialing page or select a record in phonebook/call log list.
Call Forward On the master handset, Enter “Services” [ “Call Forward” menu. Highlight the SIP account to enable/disable call forward. Use left and right navigation keys to highlight the call forward options. There are 3 types of call forwarding options: 1) Call forwarding unconditional - When this is enabled, the incoming call of this account will be forwarded to an external phone number.
Call Waiting When there is a call waiting, you can -press “Accept” soft key to answer the call waiting and put the current call on hold. -press “Reject” soft key to reject the call. Call Transfer During a conversation with an external call, users can press the “Transfer” soft key, then enter calling phone number and press the “Call”...
Account Settings SIP Account Setup: Users can setup SIP Accounts on the base through the handset. On the handset, go to the menu “Settings” [ “VOIP Account Setup” View SIP Account Status: Users can view the status of the accounts which are associated with the handset. On the handset, go to the menu “Status”...
Base: Hold down the page key for 10 seconds. Then release the key. Press the key again. The settings in base will go back to factory default. Firmware upgrade Handset: Go to the menu “System” [ “Firmware Upgrade”. The phone will check the avail- ability of new software version.
Service If trouble is experienced with this equipment, for repair or warranty information, please contact customer service at 1-800-511-3180. If the equipment is causing harm to the telephone network, the telephone company may request that you disconnect the equipment until the problem is resolved. This product may be serviced only by the manufacturer or its authorized service agents.
• Contact RCA Customer Care at (800) 511-3180. Our representatives will help you troubleshoot and diagnose the problem. As you may be asked to disconnect your RCA telephone from it’s power source, you must call from another telephone. If the issue cannot...
• Products purchased or serviced outside the USA • Acts of nature, such as, but not limited to lightning damage • 3rd party products, such as headsets 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 neccessary.