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GE 21006 User Manual

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2.4 GHz Dual Handset Call Waiting
Caller ID Cordless Telephone
User's Guide
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  • Page 1 21006 2.4 GHz Dual Handset Call Waiting Caller ID Cordless Telephone User’s Guide We bring good things to life.
  • Page 2: Interference Information

    QUIPMENT PPROVAL Your telephone equipment is approved for connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network and is in compliance with parts 15 and 68, FCC Rules and Regulations and the Technical Requirements for Telephone Terminal Equipment published by ACTA. 1 Notification to the Local Telephone Company On the bottom of this equipment is a label indicating, among other information, the US number and Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) for the equipment.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

  • Page 4: Save These Instructions

  • Page 5: Introduction

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS provided with this product and save them for future reference. Congratulations on purchasing the GE Dual Cordless Handset Telephone System. This system operates in the 2.4 GHz frequency range, and is unique to conventional cordless telephones. When the base is connected to electrical power and a telephone line, you can place a fully-featured cordless handset anywhere electrical power is available.
  • Page 6 TVs, microwave ovens, 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, microwave ovens, or VCR. If such interference continues, move the cordless telephone farther away from these appliances.
  • Page 7: Handset Layout

    ANDSET AYOUT soft keys talk/callback button redial button page/int button *tone button format TALK page ringer wxyz pqrs pause tone oper display format/conference button cid/vol (up or down arrow) buttons flash button ringer button #pause button...
  • Page 8: Base Layout

    AYOUT Back Side ANDSET HARGE charge indicator RADLE AYOUT charge charge indicator in use/page indicator antenna in use/ page charge page page button/indicator AC power supply...
  • Page 9: Handset Charge Cradle

    ARTS HECKLIST Make sure your package includes the items shown here. in use/ page charge page Base AC power supply ODULAR EQUIREMENTS You need an RJ11C type modular jack, which is the most common type of phone jack and might look like the one pictured here.
  • Page 10: Important Installationi

    MPORTANT NSTALLATION • Never install telephone wiring during a lightning storm. • Never install telephone jacks in wet locations unless the jack is specifically designed for wet locations. • Never touch non-insulated telephone wires or terminals, unless the telephone line has been disconnected at the network interface. •...
  • Page 11: Installing The Phone

    NSTALLING THE Choose the best location to install your base and handset charge cradle. Your base and handset charge cradle should be placed on a level surface such as a desk or table top, or you may mount the base on a wall. AC (E ONNECTING THE 1.
  • Page 12: Elephone

    ONNECTING THE ELEPHONE On the base, plug the one end of the telephone line cord into the jack on the back of the base and the other end into a modular wall phone jack. OUNTING THE NOTE: For best results, leave the base on a flat surface during initial charging before you hang it on the wall.
  • Page 13: Area Code

    5. Press the OK soft key to save your selection. NOTE: Press the EXIT soft key once to keep the previous setting and return to the main menu. Make sure your handset is in the menu mode. 1. Press the cid/vol (up and down arrow) button to move the cursor to AREA CODE .
  • Page 14: Tone /Pulse

    EGISTRATION The dual handsets included with the 21006 are pre-registered at the factory and are ready to use. However, if you want to name a handset (i.e.: YOUR NAME), you must re-register the handset by following the steps below. When a handset is named, it works much like Caller ID for internal call.
  • Page 15: Egistration

    1. Press the cid/vol (up and down arrow) button to move the cursor to REGISTRATION. 2. Press the OK soft key and REGISTER HANDSET? shows in the display. 3. Press the OK soft key and HOLD BASE PAGE WAIT FOR BEEP shows in the display.
  • Page 16: Walkie Talkie

    3. Press the OK soft key and MOVE NEAR TO BASE then CONFIRM DEREGISTRATION? appears in the display. 4. Press the OK soft key again and HANDSET DEREGISTERED shows in the display. You will hear a confirmation tone. NOTE: Press the EXIT soft key once to keep the previous setting and return to the main menu.
  • Page 17: Default Setting

    NOTE: To deactivate the walkie talkie feature, press the EXIT soft key on each handset to return to standby mode. You will hear a confirmation tone. EFAULT ETTING As you become familiar with this system, you may prefer to use the system’s original settings.
  • Page 18: Answering A Call

    NSWERING A 1. Pick up the handset and press the talk/callback button on the handset. 2. When finished, press talk/callback to hang up. NOTE: Adjust the handset volume by pressing the cid/vol (up or down arrow) button during a call. IMER After you press the talk/callback button on the handset, the built-in call timer shows on the display and begins counting the length of time of the call.
  • Page 19: Old

    NOTE: When the handset is set to RINGER OFF, the ringer off icon displays continuously until the ringer is turned back on. LASH AITING If you subscribe to the combined Call Waiting Caller ID service from your local telephone company, you will receive Caller ID information (if available) on Call Waiting calls.
  • Page 20: Age

    The page feature helps you locate a misplaced handset. To send and receive pages, all handsets must be registered. If your handset is not registered, follow the instructions in the Registration section of this manual. ANDSET TO ANDSET Dual handsets will be respectively assigned with handset 1 and handset 2. Make sure the phone is OFF (not in TALK mode).
  • Page 21: I Ntercom F Eatures

    1. Dial the telephone number and wait for the line to connect. 2. When your call is answered, press the * tone button on the handset number pad to temporarily change from PULSE dialing to TONE dialing. 3. Follow the automated instructions to get the information you need. 4.
  • Page 22: Intercom Call

    ECEIVING AN NTERCOM When an intercom call is received, the handset rings. To answer the intercom call, press the page/int button on the handset. DVANCED NTERCOM ECEIVING AN NCOMING During an intercom call, if a telephone call is received, both intercom users are alerted with a tone.
  • Page 23: Hree -Way Calling

    HREE ALLING 1. During an external call, press the HOLD soft key to place external call on hold. 2. Press the CONF soft key. LINE ON HOLD EXTENSION? shows in the display. 3. Use the touch tone pad to select Handset 1 or Handset 2. You will hear a paging tone and PAGING FROM .
  • Page 24: Emory

    EMORY The handset has memory dialing storage areas. Fifty 15-character names and 24-digit telephone numbers may be stored in the handset memory. TORING AMES AND 1. Make sure the phone is OFF (not in TALK mode). 2. Press the DIR soft key to display SELECT MEMORY 01-50. 3.
  • Page 25: Toring Aedial Number

    TORING A EDIAL 1. Make sure the phone is OFF (not in TALK mode). 2. Press the DIR soft key to display SELECT MEMORY 01-50. 3. Press any number key (01-50) to store the phone number in that memory location, or press cid/vol (up and down arrow) button to scroll to the desired memory location.
  • Page 26: Memory

    To Change: Use the same procedure to change a stored number as you do to store a number and just replace one stored phone number with a different one. To Delete: 1. Make sure the phone is OFF (not in TALK mode). 2.
  • Page 27: Ialing From

    HAIN IALING FROM Use this feature to make calls that require a sequence of numbers, such as a calling card number used for a frequently called long distance number. The following example shows how you can store each part of the dialing sequence and use chain dialing to make a call through a long distance service: The Number For Long Distance Access Number...
  • Page 28: Caller Id Error Codes

    Time call received ID E ALLER RROR Various Caller ID error messages may appear in the display. Refer to the Caller ID Display Messages section for more information. ECEIVING AND TORING When you receive a call, the Caller ID information is transmitted between the first and second ring.
  • Page 29: Reviewing The Caller

    EVIEWING THE ALLER As calls are received and stored, the display is updated to let you know how many calls have been received. To scroll through Caller ID list: 1. Press the cid/vol (up or down arrow) button to review the newest Caller ID record.
  • Page 30: Dialing A Caller Id N

    1. Use the cid/vol (up or down arrow) button to scroll to the desired Caller ID record. 2. Press the SAVE soft key to display SELECT MEMORY 01-50. 3. Use the touch tone pad to enter a memory location number (for example, press 01 to store the record in memory location one).
  • Page 31: Eleting The Record

    3. If the number will not dial as shown, press the format/conference button. Repeat if necessary, until the correct number of digits show in the display. 4. Press the talk/callback button on the handset. The number dials automatically. NOTE: If the number is corrupted, such as a number in a name or an alphabetical character in a number, you will hear an error tone at the handset and the number won’t dial.
  • Page 32 HANGING THE ATTERY CAUTION: To reduce the risk of fire or personal injury, use only the battery 5-2459 that is compatible with this unit. Make sure the 5telephone is OFF before you replace battery. 1. Remove the battery compartment door. 2.
  • Page 33: Onnecting The Belt Clip

    ELT CLIP AND PTIONAL ONNECTING THE ELT CLIP To attach the belt clip, insert the sides of the belt clip into the slots on each side of the handset. Snap the ends of the belt clip into place. ONNECTING AN PTIONAL Each handset can be used with an optional headset hands free operation.
  • Page 34: Isplay Messages

    ISPLAY ESSAGES The following indicators show the status of a message or of the unit. INCOMPLETE DATA ENTER NAME LINE IN USE ENTER TEL NUMBR DELETE ALL? DELETE CALL ID? DELETE? END OF LIST UNKNOWN CALLER SEARCHING OUT OF RANGE Caller ID information has been interrupted during transmission or the phone line is excessively noisy.
  • Page 35: Andset Sound Signals

    PAGING or PAGING FROM BLOCKED NUMBER REPT NO CALLS NO DATA NEW CALL XX Low Battery LONG DISTANCE ANDSET OUND Signal A long warbling tone (with ringer on) Three short beeps One short beep (every 7 seconds) Someone has pressed the page/int button on the base or handset.
  • Page 36: Roubleshooting Guide

    ROUBLESHOOTING ELEPHONE No dial tone • Check installation: Is the base power cord connected to a working electrical outlet? Is the telephone line cord connected to the base unit and the modular wall jack? • Connect another phone to the same jack. If it doesn’t work, the problem might be your wiring or local service.
  • Page 37 You experience static, noise, or fading in and out • The handset may be out of range. Move closer to base. • Make sure base is not plugged into an electrical outlet with another household appliance. If necessary, relocate the base. •...
  • Page 38: Caller Id

    ALLER No Display • Be sure the battery is properly charged (for 12 hours). Or replace the battery. • Make sure the unit is connected to a non-switched electrical outlet. Disconnect the AC power supply from the base and reconnect it. Caller ID Error Message •...
  • Page 39: Eneral Product Care

    ENERAL RODUCT To keep your unit working and looking good, follow these guidelines: • Avoid dropping the handset, as well as other rough treatment to the phone. • Clean the phone with a soft cloth. • Never use strong cleaning agents, paint thinner, abrasive powder, alcohol, or other chemical products to clean the unit.
  • Page 40: Ervice

    ERVICE This product may be serviced only by the manufacturer or its authorized service agents. Changes or modifications not expressly approved by ATLINKS USA, Inc. 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 or call customer service at 1-800-448-0329.
  • Page 42 NDEX Accessory Order Form 41 Advanced Intercom Features 22 Answering a Call 18 Area Code 13 Auto Standby 18 Base Layout 8 Basic Operation 17 Battery 38 Battery Safety Precautions 32 Belt clip and Optional Headset 33 Call Timer 18 Caller ID 27, 38 Caller ID Error Codes 28 Causes of Poor Reception 39...
  • Page 43 Making a Call 17 Making an Intercom Call 21 Memory 24 Modular Jack Requirements 9 Mute 20 Page 20 Paging from the Base/Group Page 20 Parts Checklist 9 Pre-Dialing 18 Programmable Functions 12 Receiver Volume Control 21 Receiving an Incoming Telephone Call During an Intercom Call 22 Receiving an Intercom Call 22 Receiving and Storing Caller ID...
  • Page 44 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. Model 21006 16047060 (Rev 1 ES ) 02-40 Printed in China ATLINKS USA, Inc.