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GE 28011 User Manual

GE 28011 User Manual

Optional/additional 5.8ghz color handset for use only with system 28031, tc28031, 28041 or tc28041 series
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Model 28011
5.8GHz Color Handset
User's Guide
for use ONLY with
System 28031, TC28031,
28041 or TC28041 Series


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  • Page 1 Model 28011 Optional/Additional 5.8GHz Color Handset User’s Guide for use ONLY with System 28031, TC28031, 28041 or TC28041 Series...
  • Page 2: Equipment Approval Information

    Equipment Approval Information 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: Interference Information

    Interference Information This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference; and () This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

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  • Page 5: Hone

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  • Page 6: Charge

    Introduction 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. 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.
  • Page 7: Digital Security System

    TV, microwave ovens, or VCR. If such interference continues, move the cordless telephone farther away from these appliances. Certain other communications devices may also use the 5.8 GHz frequency for communication, and, if not...
  • Page 8: Handset Layout

    Handset Layout TALK/CALL BACK (button) MENU (button) CALLER ID-VOLUME (button) SPEAKER (button) REDIAL (button) rev (review button) * EXIT (button) erase (button) INTERCOM (button) RING INDICATOR EARPIECE microphone display SELECT/MUTE (button) CALLER ID-VOLUME (button) PHONEBOOK (button) skip (button) play (button) # PAUSE/ RINGER (button) FLASH/...
  • Page 9: Installing The Phone

    Installing the Phone Installing the Handset Battery NOTE: You must connect the handset battery before using the cordless handsets. CAUTION: To reduce the risk of fire or personal injury, use only the Thomson Inc. approved Nickel- metal Hydride battery (Ni-MH) model 5-2660, which is compatible with this unit.
  • Page 10: Programming The Telephone

    Registration YOU MUST REGISTER THE HANDSET TO THE MAIN BASE BEFORE USE! After the optional handset has charged for 16 hours on the extra charger, HANDSET NEEDS REGISTRATION shows in the display. 1. Press the SELECT button. HOLD BASE PAGE WAIT FOR BEEP shows in the display.
  • Page 11: Phone Setting

    PHONE SETTING DISPLAY SETTING Choose a preset or downloaded image to Phone Setting There are seven programmable menus available: Language, Area Code, Intercom Auto Answer, Handset Name, Registration, Deregistration and Default Setting. LANGUAGE AREA CODE REGISTRATION HANDSET NAME DEREGISTRATION PHONE SETTING PHONE SETTING Language This menu allows you to change the language of the display prompts.
  • Page 12: Handset Name

    NOTE: To restore the default setting to “---”, press and release the FLASH/DELETE button when SET AREA CODE shows on the display. Handset Name This menu allows you to enter a name for the handset, which displays on the idle screen. From the PHONE SETTING menu;...
  • Page 13: Default Setting

    CONFIRM? DEREGISTRATION DEREGISTRATION NOTE: When you complete the deregistration process, HANDSET NEEDS REGISTRATION shows on the display. To use the handset, you must register the handset. Global De-Registration If one or more handsets become lost, you should de-register all handsets to ensure proper system operation.
  • Page 14: Display Setting

    DEFAULT SETTING DEFAULT SETTING Display Setting There are three programmable menus available; Wallpaper, Color Scheme and Set Contrast. WALLPAPER COLOR SCHEME SET CONTRAST DISPLAY SETTING Wallpaper You may choose from the 10 preset images and/or the downloaded images to be wallpaper of the idle display. For details of picture download, see the Picture Download section.
  • Page 15: Set Contrast

    Set Contrast This feature allows you change the contrast of the text displayed and the background. From the DISPLAY SETTING menu; SET CONTRAST Sound Setting There are three programmable menus available: Ringer Volume, Ringer Tone and Key Tone RINGER VOLUME RINGER TONE KEY TONE SOUND SETTING...
  • Page 16: Ccess

    REC RING TONE RING MELODY 1 RING MELODY 2 RING MELODY 3 RING MELODY 4 SET RINGER TONE Key Tone From the SOUND SETTING menu; SET KEY TONE SET KEY TONE Answering System Remote Access You may access the answering system with the cordless handset or from any tone-dial compatible telephone.
  • Page 17: Ring To Answer

    4. Use the number keys to enter your new 3-digit security code. 5. Press the SELECT button to save your selection. You will hear a confirmation tone. NOTE: If you make a mistake, key in the digits again or press the FLASH/DELTE button to erase all and re-enter.
  • Page 18: Telephone Operation

    . Listen as the caller leaves a message. 3. Press the TALK/CALL BACK or SPEAKER buttons to speak to the person or press the SELECT button to stop screening the call. Telephone Operation CHARGE/IN USE indicator on the base The CHARGE/IN USE indicator is lit when the phone is in use or a handset is charging in the base charge cradle.
  • Page 19: Creen

    Flash/Call Waiting 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. During a phone call, you will hear a beep to indicate another call is waiting on the line and Caller ID information for the waiting call shows on the handset display.
  • Page 20: Handset To Handset Paging

    Handset to Handset Paging IMPORTANT NOTE: The following procedures can ONLY be done with Model 28011 and 28041 handsets. 1. Make sure the originating phone is OFF (not in talk mode). . Press the MENU button and use the 6 or 5 button to scroll to INTERCOM.
  • Page 21: Room Monitor

    (This is only applicable when  or more handsets are registered to the same base unit. IMPORTANT NOTE: The following procedures can ONLY be done with Model 28011 and 28041 handsets. 1. Make sure your handset and the handset to be monitored are not in talk mode.
  • Page 22: Intercom Operation

    IMPORTANT NOTE: The following procedures can ONLY be done with Model 28011 and 28041 handsets. Handset to Handset Intercom Call 1. Make sure the originating phone is OFF (not in talk mode).
  • Page 23: Call

    Using Intercom with External Telephone Calls During a telephone call, you may use the intercom/paging function to page another handset and have an off line, private (two-way) intercom conversation. You may also have a three-way conversation between the external caller and the handsets, or you may transfer the external telephone call to another handset.
  • Page 24: Call Transfer

    Call Waiting Caller ID Provided you subscribe to Call Waiting Caller ID service from your phone company; if you receive an incoming call and you are using the GE multi handset system, a beep indicates the presence of a Call Waiting call on the line.
  • Page 25: Reviewing Cid Records

    • When you hear the call waiting beep in the handset receiver, press the FLASH/DELETE button to put the current call on hold and answer the incoming call. Press FLASH/DELETE again to return to the original call. CID Error Codes Various Caller ID error messages may appear on the display.
  • Page 26: Storing Cid Records Into Phone Book

    STORE FORMAT DELETE DELETE ALL CALL OPTIONS 6. Use the 6 or 5 button to scroll to the desired format. 7. Press the TALK/CALL BACK or SPEAKER button. The formatted number dials automatically. Available formats include: Number of digits Eleven digits 8888 Ten digits Seven digits...
  • Page 27: Deleting A Cid Record

    Phone Book IMPORTANT NOTE: The following procedures can ONLY be done with Model 28011 and 28041 handsets. The cordless handset(s) have their own separate memory storage areas which are not accessible to each other. You may store up to fifty 15- character names (including spaces) and 0-digit telephone numbers in the handset memory.
  • Page 28 ADD RECORD PHONE BOOK NOTE: You may press the PHONEBOOK button to shortcut to the phone book, too. ENTER NAME NOTE: If you make a mistake press the FLASH/DELETE button to backspace and erase the wrong character(s). 1 2 3 4 5 ENTER NUMBER REC RING TONE RING MELODY 1...
  • Page 29: Inserting A Pause In The Dialing Sequence

    Storing the Last Number Dialed Store a dialed number when reviewing it: 1. Make sure the phone is OFF (not in talk mode). . Press the REDIAL button on the handset to access the DIALED menu. 3. Use the 6 or 5 button to scroll to desired record. 4.
  • Page 30: Editing A Phone Book Record

    Editing a Phone Book Record 1. When reviewing the phone book records list, use the the 6 or 5 button or the number keys to scroll to the desired record. . Press the SELECT button to view the details of the record. 3.
  • Page 31: Chain Dialing From Phone Book

    . Follow the instructions of the program to complete the automatic installation. 3. When the installation process is completed, you will find an GE 8041 Image Manager CD icon on your PC desktop. Click on this icon to run the GE 8041 Image Manager Software.
  • Page 32: Image Downloading

    4. You can select the following options to edit your image: Zoom In and Zoom Out, Adjust Brightness and Contrast, Rotate Left and Rotate Right, Adjust Color, Auto Resize the Image to fit the Selection Windows Image Downloading Before downloading your image, make sure that the provided USB cable is correctly installed into your computer (using the larger end of the connector) and your handset (using the smaller end of the connector).
  • Page 33 Cued-up music typically produces the best sounding recorded ringer. It is recommended to begin recording your ringer at the beginning of a song, rather than a portion from the middle to produce an audibly pleasing custom ringer. RINGER VOLUME RINGER TONE KEY TONE SOUND SETTING REC RING TONE...
  • Page 34: Record With The Handset Microphone

    PRESS SELECT TO START 12 SECONDS AUDIO CABLE REPLAY RE-RECORD AUDIO CABLE To replay the recorded ringer tone: 1. Use the 6 or 5 button to scroll to REPLAY. . Press the SELECT button to play the recorded ringer tone. 3.
  • Page 35: Belt Clip And Optional Headset

    IMPORTANT NOTE: When you want to use the handset microphone to record ringer tones, DO NOT insert the Audio cable or the optional headset into the headset jack of the handset. Choosing the Recorded Sound Clip as Ringer Tone Refer to Section; "Telephone Setup/Sound Setting/Ringer Tone". Assigning the Recorded Sound Clip to Phone Book Record Refer to Section;...
  • Page 36: Battery Safety Precautions

    4. Insert the new battery pack and connect the cord to the jack inside the battery compartment. 5. Put the battery compartment door back on. 6. Place handset in the base or handset charge cradle to charge. Allow the handset battery to properly charge (for 16 hours) prior to first use or when you install a new battery pack.
  • Page 38: Handset Sound Signals

    Handset Sound Signals Signal A long warbling tone (with ringer on) Three short beeps One long beep One short beep (during room monitoring mode) One short beep (every 7 seconds) Troubleshooting Guide Telephone Solutions No dial tone • Check and repeat installation steps: Ensure the base power cord is connected to a working electrical outlet .
  • Page 39: Caller Id Solutions

    You experience static, noise, or fading in and out • The handset may be out of range of the base. Move closer to the base. • Make sure base is not plugged into an outlet with another household appliance. If necessary, relocate the base. •...
  • Page 40: Causes Of Poor Reception

    Caller ID Error Message • The unit displays this message if it detects anything other than valid Caller ID information during the silent period after the first ring. This message indicates the presence of noise on the line. No Caller ID •...
  • Page 41: Accessory Information

    Service If trouble is experienced with this equipment, for repair or warranty information, please contact customer service at 1-800-448-0329. 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.
  • Page 42: Limited Warranty

    Limited Warranty What your warranty covers: • Defects in materials or workmanship. For how long after your purchase: • 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: •...
  • Page 43 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 Thomson Inc., its agents, or employees shall create a guaranty or in any way increase the scope of this warranty.
  • Page 44 Index Accessory Information Adding Phone Book Entries Advanced Intercom Features Answering a Call Answering System Remote Access Area Code Assigning the Downloaded Image to Phone Book Record Assigning the Recorded Sound Clip to Phone Book Record Auto Standby Battery Safety Precautions Battery Solutions Before You Begin Belt Clip and Optional Headset 35...
  • Page 45 Installation Installing the Handset Battery Installing the Phone Intercom Operation Interference Information Introduction Key Tone Language Last Number Redial Licensing Limited Warranty Making a Call Mute One-Time Software Installation 31 Page Paging from the Base/ Group Page Parts Checklist Phone Book Phone Setting Picture Download Programming the Telephone...
  • Page 46 Thomson Inc. 10330 North Meridian St. Model 8011 Indianapolis, IN 4690-104 00008008 (Rev. 1 Dom E/S) © 006 Thomson Inc. 06-7 Trademark(s) ® Registered Printed in China Marca(s) Registrada(s)

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