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Equipment Approval Information
Shop Phone Call Waiting
Your telephone equipment is approved for connection to the
Caller ID Cordless Telephone
Public SwitchedTelephone Network and is in compliance
with AM-FM Radio
with parts 15 and 68, FCC Rules and Regulations and the
Technical Requirements forTelephoneTerminal Equipment
User's Guide
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.You must, upon request,
provide this information to your telephone company.
The REN is useful in determining the number of devices
you may connect to your telephone line and still have all of
these devices ring when your telephone number is called. In
most (but not all) areas, the sum of the RENs of all devices
connected to one line should not exceed 5.To be certain
of the number of devices you may connect to your line
as determined by the REN, you should contact your local
telephone company.
A plug and jack used to connect this equipment to the
premises wiring and telephone network must comply with
the applicable FCC Part 68 rules and requirements adopted
by the ACTA. A compliant telephone cord and modular plug
is provided with this product. It is designed to be connected
to a compatible modular jack that is also compliant. See
installation instructions for details.
Notes
• This equipment may not be used on coin service provided
by the telephone company.
• Party lines are subject to state tariffs, and therefore, you
may not be able to use your own telephone equipment if
you are on a party line. Check with your local telephone
company.
• Notice must be given to the telephone company upon
permanent disconnection of your telephone from your line.
• If your home has specially wired alarm equipment
connected to the telephone line, ensure the installation
of this product does not disable your alarm equipment.
If you have questions about what will disable alarm
equipment, consult your telephone company or a
qualified installer.
2 Rights of the Telephone Company
Should your equipment cause trouble on your line which
may harm the telephone network, the telephone company
shall, where practicable, notify you that temporary
discontinuance of service may be required. Where prior
notice is not practicable and the circumstances warrant
such action, the telephone company may temporarily
discontinue service immediately. In case of such
temporary discontinuance, the telephone company must:
(1) promptly notify you of such temporary discontinuance;
(2) afford you the opportunity to correct the situation; and
(3) inform you of your right to bring a complaint to the
Commission pursuant to procedures set forth in Subpart
E of Part 68, FCC Rules and Regulations.
The telephone company may make changes in its
communications facilities, equipment, operations or
procedures where such action is required in the operation
of its business and not inconsistent with FCC Rules and
Regulations. If these changes are expected to affect the
use or performance of your telephone equipment, the
telephone company must give you adequate notice, in
writing, to allow you to maintain uninterrupted service.
Licensing
Licensed under US Patent 6,427,009
Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC)
This telephone system meets FCC standards for Hearing Aid
Compatibility.
US Number is located on the cabinet bottom
REN number is located on the cabinet bottom
CAUTION:
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
THE LIGHTNING
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE
FLASH AND ARROW
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO
WARNING:TO
HEAD WITHIN THE
NOT REMOVE COVER (OR
PREVENT FIRE OR
TRIANGLE IS A
BACK). NO USER
ELECTRICAL SHOCK
WARNING SIGN
SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
ALERTING YOU OF
REFER SERVICING TO
HAZARD, DO NOT
"DANGEROUS
QUALIFIED SERVICE
VOLTAGE" INSIDE
PERSONNEL.
EXPOSETHIS
THE PRODUCT.
PRODUCT TO RAIN
ATLINKS USA, Inc.
SEE MARKING ON BOTTOM / BACK OF PRODUCT
OR MOISTURE.
101 West 103rd Street
Model 27420
Indianapolis, IN 46290
00005065 (Rev. 0 DOM E)
© 2005 ATLINKS USA, Inc.
05-31
Trademark(s) ® Registered
Printed in China
Marca(s) ® Registrada(s)
Introduction
Digital Security System
Your cordless phone uses a digital security system to
CAUTION: When using telephone equipment,
provide protection against false ringing, unauthorized
there are basic safety instructions that should
access, and charges to your phone line.
always be followed. Refer to the IMPORTANT
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS provided with this
Handset Layout
product and save them for future reference.
This telephone has been designed to be simple to use,
however, you can reach its full potential more quickly
by taking a few minutes to read this User's Guide.This
telephone is a multifunction product for use with the
Call Waiting Caller ID services available from you local
Incoming call/
telephone company.
page (indicator)
Your Call Waiting Caller ID phone stores and displays
specific information, provided by your local telephone
company, to subscribers of Caller ID or similar caller
identification services.
Your Call Waiting Caller ID phone allows you to:
Display
• View the name and telephone number of a caller.
• Identify callers before you answer the phone.
• View the time and date of each incoming call.
• Store up to 40 Caller ID records sequentially.
• Know who is calling while you are on the phone or
TALK/call back
when you are away.
(button)
• Screen unwanted calls, eliminate harassment from
*EXIT/TONE
annoying calls, or to get prepared before answering a
(button)
call.
FORMAT
To get the most from your new phone, we suggest that
(button)
you take a few minutes right now to read through this
User's Guide.
CHAN/DELETE
IMPORTANT: In order to use all of the Caller ID
(channel/delete
button)
features of this phone, you must subscribe to either
the standard Name/Number Caller ID Service or
Call Waiting Caller ID Service. To know who is calling
while you are on the phone, you must subscribe to Call
Waiting Caller ID Service.
IMPORTANT: Because cordless phones operate on
Wall Base Layout
electricity, you should have at least one phone in your
home that isn't cordless, in case the power in your
home goes out.
Before You Begin
page (button)
Parts Checklist
PAGE/IN USE
indicator
Make sure your package includes
the items shown here.
Phone
(jack)
Radio Unit Layout
Telephone
Base unit
Handset
Radio unit with
line cord
remote charger
MEMORY SET
AM/FM
(button)
(button)
AC power
Belt clip
Handset
Handset battery
adaptor
battery pack
compartment
door
Telephone Jack
Wall plate
Requirements
To use this phone, you need an
Modular
telephone
RJ11C type modular telephone
line jack
jack, which might look like the one
pictured here, installed in your
home. If you don't have a modular jack, call your local
phone company to find out how to get one installed.
Charge
Charge
INSTALLATION NOTE: Some cordless telephones
THE EXCLAMATION
POINT WITHIN THE
cradle
indicator
operate at frequencies that may cause or receive
TRIANGLE IS A
WARNING SIGN
interference with nearby TVs, microwave ovens, and
ALERTING YOU OF
IMPORTANT
VCRs. To minimize or prevent such interference, the
INSTRUCTIONS
ACCOMPANYING
base of the cordless telephone should not be placed
THE PRODUCT.
near or on top of a TV, microwave ovens, or VCR.
If such interference continues, move the cordless
telephone farther away from these appliances.
Important Installation
1. Locate battery and battery door which are packaged
together inside a plastic bag and are separate from the
Information
handset.
2. Locate the battery compartment on the back of the
• Never install telephone wiring during a lightning
handset.
storm.
3. Plug the battery pack cord into the jack inside the
• Never install telephone jacks in wet locations unless
compartment.
the jack is specifically designed for wet locations.
NOTE : It is important to maintain the polarity (black
• Never touch non-insulated telephone wires or
and red wires) to the jack inside the compartment. To
terminals, unless the telephone line has been
ensure proper battery installation, the connector is
disconnected at the network interface.
keyed and can be inserted only one way.
• Use caution when installing or modifying telephone
4. Insert the battery pack.
lines.
5. Close the door and fasten the screw to secure battery
• Temporarily disconnect any equipment connected to
compartment.
the phone such as faxes, other phones, or modems.
6. Place the handset in the charging cradle of the radio
Important Installation
VOL/CID or
unit and charge for 12 hours prior to first use.
(Caller ID/volume
Guidelines
NOTE: If you don't properly charge the handset,
buttons)
battery performance is compromised.
• Install wall base near both a telephone (modular) jack
and an electrical power outlet.
Radio Set Up
• Avoid sources of noise, such as a window by a busy
#PAUSE
AM Antenna
street, and electrical noise, such as motors, microwave
(button)
A built in antenna is used for AM reception.
ovens, and fluorescent lighting.
FM Antenna
• Avoid heat sources, such as heating air ducts, heating
For best reception, be sure the antenna is stretched to its
appliances, radiators, and direct sunlight.
REDIAL
fullest length. Changing the position of the antenna may
(button)
• Avoid areas of excessive moisture or extremely low
improve reception.
temperature.
Turning on the Radio
MEMORY
• Avoid dusty locations.
(button)
Turn the VOLUME knob clockwise from OFF position to
• Avoid other cordless telephones or personal
turn on the radio.
FLASH/PROG
computers.
(flash/program
Radio Volume
button)
Installing the Phone
Use the VOLUME knob to adjust the radio volume.
RINGER
NOTE: For any of the following tuning functions, the
Connecting the Telephone
(button)
unit MUST be in radio mode as shown on the display.
Line
If the unit is displaying the time, press any button to
reach the radio mode.
Band
Use the AM/FM button to select which broadcast band
you want the radio to receive.
Changing Stations
Use theTUNE/SEEK (  or  ) buttons to change the
Antenna
radio station. If you hold down either button for two
seconds, the radio automatically scans for radio stations.
1. Connect one end of the telephone line cord to the
Storing Preset Stations
LINE jack on the bottom of the wall base.
1. Tune in a radio station.
Line
2. Connect the other end of the telephone line cord to a
2. Press and hold the MEMORY SET button until a
(jack)
telephone jack on the wall.
memory location displays.
3. Raise the antenna on the wall base.
3. Use the TUNE/SEEK (  or  ) button to select a
memory location.
CAUTION: Use only the ATLINKS USA, Inc.
power adaptor 5-2684 that came with this unit.
4. Press the MEMORY SET button to save the selection.
Using other power supplies may damage the unit.
(Up to five (5) AM, in addition to, five (5) FM radio
stations may be stored.)
The PHONE jack may be used to connect a parallel phone by
connecting a second telephone line cord from the PHONE
Using Preset Stations
jack on the bottom of the wall base to the parallel phone.
To listen to a preset radio station on the current band;
TUNE/SEEK ( or )
Connecting the AC
1. Press the MEMORY SET button to enter the selection
(button)
mode.
(electrical) Power
VOLUME
2. Use theTUNE/SEEK (  or  ) button to select a
1. Plug the wall base into an electrical outlet.
(knob)
preset station.
2. Place the radio unit on a flat surface. Plug the power
Clock Set Up
supply into the power jack on the back of the radio
unit and the other end into an electrical outlet. When
When the radio unit is plugged into the electrical supply
the radio unit is connected to an electrical outlet, its
or has the optional batteries installed, the clock in 12-
display turns on, and the handset is able to be charged
hour format shows in the display.
in the charging cradle.
While the unit is displaying the clock.
NOTE: If the radio unit is operated by the optional
1. Press and hold the MEMORY SET button until the time
4 AA batteries, the handset in the charging cradle
flashes.
cannot be charged.
2. Press the TUNE/SEEK (  ) button to set the hour.
Installing the Handset
3. Press the TUNE/SEEK (  ) button to set the minute.
Battery
4. Press the MEMORY SET button again to save and exit.
NOTE: You must connect the handset battery before use.
NOTE: The radio station will display for 15 seconds
when radio is turned on or after tuning to a new station.
Display
Battery
compartment
Telephone Set Up
(on back)
BATTERY
There are five programmable menus available:
BLACK WIRE
Language, Area Code, RingerTone,Tone/Pulse Dialing,
and Default Setting.
PRESS DOWN
NOTE: To program these settings, the handset must
FIRMLY
RED WIRE
be OFF (not in TALK mode).
Language
Answering a Call
Set the display language to show messages in either
1. Pick up the handset and press theTALK/call back
English, Spanish, or French.
button.
NOTE: The TALK/call back button is disabled when
1. Press the FLASH/PROG button until SET LANGUAGE
shows in the display.
the handset is in the remote charger cradle.
2. Use the VOL/CID (  or  ) arrow buttons or the
2. When finished, press theTALK/call back button again
handset touch-tone pad to choose 1ENG (English),
or place the handset back in the charge cradle to hang
up.
2FRA (French) or 3 ESP (Spanish).
3. Press FLASH/PROG to store selection.
Redial
Area Code
While the phone is on, press the REDIAL button to
immediately redial the last number you dialed (up to 32
1. Press the FLASH/PROG button until SET AREA CODE
digits). If you get a busy signal, and want to keep dialing
shows in the display. --- is the default setting.
the number, just press REDIAL again (you don't have to
2. Use the handset number pad to enter your three digit
turn the phone off and back on).
area code.
Flash
NOTE: If you make a mistake, press the CHAN/DELETE
button to erase the wrong area code and repeat step 2.
Use the FLASH/PROG button to activate custom calling
services such as call waiting or call transfer, which
3. Press FLASH/PROG to store selection.
are available through your local phone company.
Ringer Tone
TIP: Don't use the TALK/call back button to activate
You may choose from three different ringer tones.
custom calling services such as call waiting, or you'll
hang up the phone.
1. Press the FLASH/PROG button until SET RINGERTONE
shows in the display. 1 is the default setting.
Channel Button
2. Use the VOL/CID (  or  ) buttons or the handset
While talking, you might need to manually change the
touch-tone pad to move the arrow to 1, 2 or 3.
channel in order to get rid of static. Press and release the
3. Press FLASH/PROG to store selection.
CHAN/DELETE button to advance to the next channel.
Tone/Pulse Dialing
The current channel number appears on the left side of
the display.
Set your phone according to the type of service you are
Temporary Tone
subscribed to.
This feature is useful only if you use pulse dialing
1. Press the FLASH/PROG button until SETTONE/PULSE
shows in the display. 1TONE is the default setting.
service.Temporary tone dialing enables pulse (rotary)
service phone users to access touch-tone services
2. Use the VOL/CID (  or  ) buttons or the handset
offered by banks, credit card companies, etc. For
touch-tone pad to select 1TONE if you have touch-tone
example, when you call your bank you may need to
service or 2PULSE if you have rotary service.
enter your account number. Using the temporary tone
3. Press FLASH/PROG to store selection.
feature allows you to temporarily switch to touch tone
Default Setting
mode so you can enter and send your number.
1. Dial the telephone number and wait for the line to
You may use the factory default settings or your
connect.
own settings.
2. When your call is answered, press the *EXIT/TONE
1. Press the FLASH/PROG button until DEFAULT
button on your handset number pad to temporarily
SETTING shows in the display , 2 NO is the default
change from pulse dialing to tone dialing.
setting.
3. Follow the automated instructions to get the
2. Use the VOL/CID (  or  ) buttons or the handset
information you need.
touch-tone pad to select 2 NO to use your settings or 1
4. Hang up the handset and the phone automatically
YES to restore the factory default settings.
returns to pulse (rotary) dialing mode.
3. Press FLASH/PROG to store selection.You will hear a
confirmation tone.
Cancel
Telephone Operation
Press the *EXIT/TONE button to cancel any command
you initiated.
Handset Registration
Ringer Button
The handset is pre-registered. If your handset is not
Three options are available: RINGER OFF, LOW, and
registered, follow these steps:
HIGH.The default setting is RINGER LOW.
1. Make sure the phone is OFF (not inTALK mode).
1. When the phone is OFF (not inTALK mode), press
2. Press and hold the FORMAT button on the handset
RINGER once to listen to the current ringer tone.
until you hear a beep and PRESS AND HOLD BASE
2. Use the VOL/CID (  or  ) buttons to choose the
PAGE KEY shows in the handset's display.
ringer level you want.
3. Move the handset close to the base.
3. Press RINGER again to store selection.The desired
4. Press and hold the base PAGE button.
setting shows in the display.
NOTE: You must press the PAGE button on the base
NOTE: If you turn the ringer off, the display shows
within 2 minutes to continue registration.
RINGER = OFF when the phone is in standby mode.
5. You will hear a confirmation tone when the
Volume
registration is complete, and the handset's display
shows REGISTERED.
While talking, press the VOL/CID (  or  ) buttons to
adjust the listening level of the handset's earpiece.There
Making a Call
are four volume levels. Press the (  ) button to increase
1. Press theTALK/call back button.
the volume level, and press the (  ) button to decrease.
VOL 1 is the lowest level and VOL 4 is the loudest.
2. When you hear a dial tone, dial a telephone number.
- OR -
Call Timer
Dial the phone number first, then press theTALK/
While you are talking on the phone, the total talk time is
call back button.
displayed on the bottom line of the display.
3. When finished, press theTALK/call back button again
or place the handset back in the charge cradle to hang
up.
Finding the Handset
This feature helps locate a misplaced handset.
NOTE: This feature will not work if the batteries are
non-functional.
Press the PAGE button on the base.The handset beeps
continuously for about two minutes or until you press
any button on the handset.You may also press PAGE to
cancel.
NOTE: The ringer does not have to be ON for this
feature to work.
In Use Indicator Light
The in use indicator is lit when the phone is ON. It
flashes when you receive a call or when the PAGE button
is pressed.
Caller (CID) Features
Caller ID (CID) is a service available from your local
telephone company. For Caller ID to work on this system,
you must subscribe to Caller ID service from your local
telephone company.
This unit receives and displays CID information
transmitted by your local telephone company.This
information can include the phone number, date, and
time; or the name, phone number, date, and time.The
unit stores up to 40 calls for later review.
Time
Date
New call
NEW CALL #
Caller ID phone number
Caller ID name
Call Waiting Caller ID
To receive Caller ID information for a Call Waiting call,
you must subscribe to the combined Call Waiting Caller
ID service from your local telephone company. Call
Waiting Caller ID service allows you to see Caller ID
information for an incoming call while you are on the
telephone.
IMPORTANT: In order to use all of the Caller ID
features of this unit, you must subscribe to either the
standard Name/Number Caller ID Service or Call
Waiting Caller ID Service. To know who is calling while
you are on the phone, you must subscribe to Call
Waiting Caller ID Service.
Receiving and Storing CID
Records
When you receive a call, the information is transmitted
by the phone company to your Caller ID telephone
between the first and second ring.
When the memory is full, a new call automatically
replaces the oldest call in memory. NEW appears in the
display for calls received that have not been reviewed.
REPT indicates that a new call from the same number
was received more than once.
NOTE: Check with your local phone company
regarding name service availability.
Reviewing CID Records
As calls are received and stored, the display is updated
to let you know how many calls have been received.
• Press the (  ) button to scroll through the call records
from the most recent to the oldest.
• Press the (  ) button to scroll through the call records
from the oldest to the newest.

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  • Page 1 HAZARD, DO NOT “DANGEROUS QUALIFIED SERVICE INSTRUCTIONS VOLTAGE” INSIDE PERSONNEL. ACCOMPANYING base of the cordless telephone should not be placed EXPOSETHIS THE PRODUCT. THE PRODUCT. PRODUCT TO RAIN near or on top of a TV, microwave ovens, or VCR. ATLINKS USA, Inc.
  • Page 2 Transferring CID Records to 4. Press the MEMORY button again.The display shows Reviewing and Deleting ENTER NAME (up to 15 characters). Memory Stored Numbers NOTE: If you don’t want to enter the name, skip step 5. You may transfer a CID record to your phone’s memory. 5.

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