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40-channel 2.4 ghz caller id with call waiting cordless telephone
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27938
I
NTRODUCTION
40-Channel 2.4 GHz Caller ID with Call
Your Caller ID phone stores and displays specific information, provided by your local
telephone company, to subscribers of Caller ID or similar caller identification
Waiting Cordless Telephone
services. You must subscribe to one of these services in order to use this unit.
User's Guide
Your Caller ID phone enables you to:
• Identify callers before you answer the phone.
• View the time and date of each incoming call.
• Record up to 40 Caller ID messages sequentially.
• Know who called while you were away.
To get the most from your new phone, we suggest that you take a few minutes right
now to read through this user's guide.
IMPORTANT: In order to use all of the features of this unit, you must subscribe
to either the standard Name/Number Caller ID Service or Caller ID with Call
Waiting Service. To know who is calling while you are on the phone, you must
subscribe to Caller ID with Call Waiting Service.
IMPORTANT: Because cordless phones operate on electricity, you should have
at least one phone in your home that isn't cordless, in case the power in your
home goes out.
CAUTION: When using telephone equipment, there are basic safety
instructions that should always be followed. Refer to the IMPORTANT
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS provided with this product and save them for
future reference.
WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR
ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD, DO
NOT EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO
RAIN OR MOISTURE.
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Make sure your package includes the items shown here.
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Your telephone equipment is approved for connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network and
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is in compliance with parts 15 and 68, FCC Rules and Regulations and the Technical Requirements for
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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,
Base
Handset
Belt clip
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)
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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
You will need an RJ11C type modular phone jack, which is the most
your local telephone company.
Notes
common type of phone jack and might look like the one pictured here. If
• This equipment may not be used on coin service provided by the telephone company.
you don't have a modular jack, call your local phone company to find out
• Party lines are subject to state tariffs, and therefore, you may not be able to use your own
how to get one installed.
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.
INSTALLATION NOTE: Some cordless telephones operate at frequencies that
2 Rights of the Telephone Company
may cause interference to nearby TVs, microwave ovens, and VCRs. To minimize
Should your equipment cause trouble on your line which may harm the telephone network, the
or prevent such interference, the base of the cordless telephone should not be
telephone company shall, where practicable, notify you that temporary discontinuance of service
placed near or on top of a TV, microwave ovens, or VCR. If such interference
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
continues, move the cordless telephone farther away from these appliances.
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
Certain other communications devices may also use the 2.4 GHz frequency for
Subpart E of Part 68, FCC Rules and Regulations.
communication, and, if not properly set, these devices may interfere with each
The telephone company may make changes in its communications facilities, equipment,
other and/or your new telephone. If you are concerned with interference,
operations or procedures where such action is required in the operation of its business and not
please refer to the owner's manual for these devices on how to properly set
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,
channels to avoid interference. Typical devices that may use the 2.4 GHz
in writing, to allow you to maintain uninterrupted service.
frequency for communication include wireless audio/video senders, wireless
computer networks, multi-handset cordless telephone systems, and some long-
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range cordless telephone systems.
This telephone system meets FCC standards for Hearing Aid Compatibility.
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YSTEM
US NUMBER IS LOCATED ON THE CABINET BOTTOM
REN NUMBER IS LOCATED ON THE CABINET BOTTOM
Your cordless phone uses a digital security system to provide protection against false
ringing, unauthorized access, and charges to your phone line.
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When you place the handset in the base, the unit verifies its security code. After a
Model 27938
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power outage or battery replacement, you should place the handset in the base for
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the code.
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MPORTANT
NSTALLATION
NFORMATION
• 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 uninsulated telephone wires or terminals, unless the telephone line
has been disconnected at the network interface.
• Use caution when installing or modifying telephone lines.
• Temporarily disconnect any equipment connected to the phone such as faxes,
other phones, or modems.
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NSTALLING THE
HONE
Your telephone should be placed on a level surface such as a desk or table top, or
you can mount it on a wall. A wall mounting pedestal is packaged with your
phone.
NOTE: For desktop charging only, the handset may be charged facing up or down.
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CAUTION:
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
THE LIGHTNING FLASH
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
THE EXCLAMATION
AND ARROW HEAD
ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE
POINT WITHIN THE
WITHIN THE TRIANGLE
COVER (OR BACK). NO USER
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IS A WARNING SIGN
SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER
WARNING SIGN
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ALERTING YOU OF
SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE
ALERTING YOU OF
ONNECTING THE
LECTRICAL
OWER
"DANGEROUS
PERSONNEL.
IMPORTANT
INSTRUCTIONS
VOLTAGE" INSIDE THE
PRODUCT.
ACCOMPANYING THE
PRODUCT.
Plug the power supply cord into the power jack on the back of the base and the other
SEE MARKING ON BOTTOM / BACK OF PRODUCT
end into an electrical outlet. The charge/in use indicator turns on to indicate the
battery is charging when the handset is placed on the base cradle.
Allow the phone to charge for 12 hours prior to first use. If you don't properly charge
the phone, battery performance is compromised.
CAUTION: Use only the ATLINKS USA, Inc. 5-2526 (white) or 5-2527
(black) power supply that came with this unit. Using other power supplies
may damage the unit.
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ONNECTING THE
ELEPHONE
INE
1. Plug the one end of the telephone line cord into the jack marked TEL LINE on the
back of the base and the other end into a modular wall phone jack.
2. Set the RINGER switch (on the handset) to ON, and place the handset in the cradle
Wall mounting
AC power
Telephone
on the base.
pedestal
supply
line cord
NOTE: The phone is shipped from the manufacturer in tone dialing mode.
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ALL
OUNTING
NOTE: For best results, before you hang the phone on the wall, charge the
phone on a flat surface.
1. Turn the base over.
2. Attach the wall mounting pedestal by first inserting the tabs on the open edge of
the pedestal into the slots on the lower portion of the bottom of the base. Then
push down and snap the pedestal into place.
3. Slip the mounting holes (on the back of the base and pedestal) over the wall plate
posts and slide the unit down into place. (Wall plate not included.)
NOTE: If desired, gather the extra telephone line and power supply cord
together, fasten with a wire tie, and store inside the wall mounting pedestal.
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AKING A
ALL
To make a call, press the TALK/CALLBACK button before you dial and press it again to
There are five programmable menus available: Language, Area Code, Ringer Tone,
hang up. Or you may dial a number, and then press the TALK/CALLBACK button.
Tone/Pulse Dialing, and Default Setting.
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EDIAL
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ANGUAGE
ETTING
ELECTION
While the phone is on, press the redial button to quickly redial the last number you
1. Press the flash/program button until " 1ENG 2FRA 3ESP " shows in the display.
dialed (up to 32 digits). If you get a busy signal, and want to keep dialing the number,
" 1ENG " is the default setting.
just press redial again (you don't have to turn the phone off and back on). Or you
may press the redial button, and then press the TALK/CALLBACK button.
2. Use the cid/vol (+ or -) button or the handset number pad to enter your selection.
3. Press flash/program to store selection.
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LASH
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C
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If you subscribe to the combined Call Waiting Caller ID service from your local telephone
REA
ODE
ELECTION
company, you will receive Caller ID information (if available) on Call Waiting calls. During
1. Press the flash/program button until "AREA CODE - - -" shows in the display. " - - -" is
a phone call, you will hear a beep to indicate another call is waiting on the line and Caller
the default setting.
ID information for the waiting call shows on the handset display. To connect to the
waiting call, press the flash button on the handset and your original call is put on hold.
2. Use the handset number pad to enter your three digit area code.
You may switch back and forth between the two calls by pressing the flash button.
Note: If you make a mistake, press the channel/delete button to erase the wrong
TIP: Don't use the TALK/CALLBACK button to activate custom calling services
area code and repeat step 2.
such as call waiting, or you'll hang up the phone.
3. Press flash/program to store selection.
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INGER
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NDICATOR
1. Press the flash/program button until " RINGER TONE " shows in the display. "1" is the
The phone is ON when the charge/ in use indicator on the base is lit. The charge/in
default setting.
use indicator on the base flashes when you receive a call.
2. Use the cid/vol (+ or -) button or the handset number pad to scroll to 1, 2, or 3.
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HANNEL
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3. Press flash/program to store selection.
While talking, you might need to manually change the channel in order to get rid of
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ULSE
IALING
ELECTION
static. Press and release the channel/delete button to advance to the next clear channel.
1. Press the flash/program button until " 1TONE 2PULSE" shows in the display.
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EMPORARY
ONE
"1TONE" is the default setting.
2. Use the cid/vol (+ or -) button or the handset number pad to scroll to 1TONE or
This feature is useful only if you have pulse dialing service. Temporary Tone Dialing
2PULSE .
enables pulse (rotary) service phone users to access touch-tone services offered by
banks, credit card companies, etc. For example, when you call your bank you may
3. Press flash/program to store selection.
need to enter your bank account number. Temporarily switching to Touch Tone mode
allows you to send your number.
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EFAULT
ETTING
ELECTION
1. Dial the telephone number and wait for the line to connect.
1. Press the flash/program button until DEFAULT shows in the display. NO is the
2. When your call is answered, press the * TONE/cancel button on the handset
default setting.
number pad to temporarily change from PULSE dialing to TONE dialing. Temporary
tone dialing mode is displayed as .
2. Use the cid/vol (+ or -) button or the handset number pad to scroll to NO or YES .
3. Press flash/program to store selection. You will hear a confirmation tone.
3. Follow the automated instructions to get the information you need.
4. Hang up the handset and the phone automatically returns to PULSE (rotary)
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ORDLESS
HONE
ASICS
dialing mode.
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ANCEL
Display
Press the * TONE/cancel button to cancel any command you initiated.
CID/VOL (+ or -) button
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TALK/call back
INDING THE
ANDSET
button
This feature helps to locate a misplaced handset.
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TALK
Press the PAGE button on the base. The handset beeps continuously for about 2
CALL BACK
redial button
format button
minutes or until you press the TALK/CALLBACK button on the handset.
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INGER
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The RINGER switch must be ON for the handset to ring during incoming calls.
flash/program
chan/delete button
button
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OLUME
mem button
ringer switch
The cid/vol (+ or -) button controls the volume of the handset's earpiece. Press the +
button to increase the volume and the - button to decrease the volume.
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ECEIVING A
ALL
1. Check the display to see who is calling.
2. Press the TALK/CALLBACK button.
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ALLER
EATURES
ELETING
ECORDS
Use the chan/delete button to erase the record currently shown in the display or all
Caller ID (CID) is a service available from your local telephone company. For Caller ID
records.
to work on this system, you must subscribe to Caller ID service. To receive Caller ID
information for a Call Waiting call, you must subscribe to the combined Caller ID Call
D
C
ELETING THE
URRENT
Waiting service.
1. Make sure the phone is OFF (not in talk mode).
When your telephone rings, and you are subscribed to Caller ID Call Waiting service,
you will receive information (if available) transmitted by your local telephone
2. Use the cid/vol (+ or -) buttons to display the desired Caller ID record.
company. You will also receive Caller ID information from Call Waiting calls.
3. Press chan/delete. The display shows DELETE CALL ID?
If you receive an incoming call and you are already on the phone, a beep indicates
4. Press chan/delete again to erase the record and the next Caller ID record shows in
the presence of a Call Waiting Call on the line, and Caller ID information for the Call
the display. You will hear a confirmation tone.
Waiting call shows on the display. This information may include the phone number,
date and time; or the name, phone number, and date and time. The unit stores up to
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ELETING
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ECORDS
40 calls for later review.
1. Make sure the phone is OFF (not in talk mode).
• Press the program/flash button to put the current person on hold so that you can
answer the incoming call.
2. Use the cid/vol (+ or -) buttons to display any Caller ID record.
3. Press and hold chan/delete button until DELETE ALL? shows in the display.
Time
Date
Number of calls
4. Press chan/delete again to erase all records. You will hear a confirmation tone. The
display shows NO CALLS .
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C
ID N
IALING A
ALLER
1. Make sure the phone is OFF (not in talk mode).
2. Use the cid/vol (+ or -) buttons to display the desired Caller ID record.
3. Press TALK/CALLBACK. The number dials automatically.
Caller ID phone number
Caller ID name
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CID N
HANGING THE
R
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C
ECEIVING AND
TORING
ALLS
The FORMAT button lets you change the format of the displayed CID number. The
When you receive a call, the information is transmitted by the phone company to
available formats are as follows.
your Caller ID telephone between the first and second ring.
7-digit
7-digit telephone number.
When the memory is full, a new call automatically replaces the oldest call in
10-digit
3-digit area code + 7-digit telephone number.
memory. NEW appears in the display for calls received that have not been reviewed.
11-digit
long distance code "1" + 3-digit area code + 7-digit telephone number.
NOTE: Check with your local phone company regarding name service availability.
1. Use the cid/vol (+ or -) buttons to scroll to the number you want to call back.
2. If the number will not dial as shown, press the FORMAT button. Repeat if
necessary, until the correct number of digits are shown.
R
R
EVIEWING
ECORDS
3. Press TALK/CALLBACK. The number dials automatically.
As calls are received and stored, the display is updated to let you know how many
calls have been received.
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EMORY
• Press the cid/vol - button to scroll through the call records from the most recent to
the oldest.
Store up to ten 24-digit numbers in memory for quick dialing. This memory feature is
in addition to the 40 Caller ID records that can be stored in the Caller ID memory log.
• Press the cid/vol + button to scroll through the call records from the oldest to the
newest.
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TORING A
AME AND
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CID R
M
RANSFERRING
ECORDS TO
EMORY
1. Make sure the phone is OFF (not in talk mode).
You may transfer a Caller ID record to your phone's memory.
2. Press the mem button.
3. Press the desired memory location (0 through 9).
NOTE: It is important that you format CID records correctly before storing in
memory. It is not possible to re-format CID records stored in memory.
4. Press the mem button again. The display shows ENTER NAME .
NOTE: If you don't want to enter the name, skip step 5.
1. Use the cid/vol (+ or -) button to scroll to the desired record.
5. Use the number keys on the handset to enter the name (up to 15 characters) and
2. Press the mem button.
press the memory button to save. More than one letter is stored in each of the
3. Press the desired memory location. Example, press the number 1 key to store the
number keys. For example, to enter the name Bill Smith, press the 2 key twice for the
record in memory location 1. You will hear a confirmation tone.
letter B. Press the 4 key 3 times for the letter I. Press the 5 key 3 times for the letter L.
Wait for 1 second, and then press the 5 key 3 times for the second letter L. Press the 1
To Replace an Old Memory with a New CID Record:
key to insert a space between the L and the S. Press the 7 key 4 times for the letter S;
1. Repeat steps 1 through step 3 in Transferring CID Records To Memory.
press the 6 key once for the letter M; press the 4 key 3 times for the letter I; press the 8
key for the letter T; press the 4 key twice for the letter H.
2. After entering the memory location, " REPLACE MEMO? " shows in the display.
NOTE: The cursor will automatically move to the next position if another
3. Press the mem button again, and the new CID record replaces the old memory in
number key is pressed.
that location. You will hear a confirmation tone.
6. Press the mem button to save the name. The display shows ENTER TEL NUMBER .
7. Use the number keypad to enter the telephone number you want to store (up to
24 digits).
8. Press mem again to store the number. You will hear a confirmation tone.
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  • Page 1 Should your equipment cause trouble on your line which may harm the telephone network, the or prevent such interference, the base of the cordless telephone should not be telephone company shall, where practicable, notify you that temporary discontinuance of service placed near or on top of a TV, microwave ovens, or VCR.
  • Page 2 1. Make sure the phone is ON. HANGING A TORED UMBER 2. Press mem and then press 7. 1. Repeat steps 1 through 7 in Storing a Name and Number in Memory. 3. When you hear the access tone, press mem and then press 8. 2.