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40-channel 900 mhz cordless telephone
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If these measures do not eliminate the interference, please consult your dealer or an experienced radio/television technician for
40-Channel 900 MHz
additional suggestions. Also, the Federal Communications Commission has prepared a helpful booklet, "How To Identify and Resolve
Radio/TV Interference Problems." This booklet is available from the U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402. Please
specify stock number 004-000-00345-4 when ordering copies.
Cordless Telephone
H
A
C
EARING
ID
OMPATIBILITY
User's Guide
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
I
NTRODUCTION
Your Cordless Telephone is designed to give you flexibility in use and high quality performance. To get the
most from your new cordless telephone, we suggest that you take a few minutes right now to read through
this instruction manual.
IMPORTANT: Because cordless phones operate on electricity, you should have at least one phone in your home
that is not 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.
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B
EFORE
OU
EGIN
P
C
ARTS
HECKLIST
Make sure your package includes the items shown here.
VOL
-
TALK
+
redial
memory
program
1
2
abc
3
def
4
ghi
5
jkl
6
mno
7
9
pqrs
8
tuv
wxyz
*
tone
0
oper
pause
#
channel
ringer
flash
off
on
Base
Handset
AC power supply
M
J
R
ODULAR
ACK
EQUIREMENTS
To properly connect your phone to your telephone lines, you will need an RJ11 type modular phone
jack, which might look like the one pictured here. If you don't have a modular jack, call your local
phone company to find out how to get one installed.
D
S
S
IGITAL
ECURITY
YSTEM
We bring good things to life.
Your cordless phone uses a digital security system to provide protection against false ringing,
unauthorized access, and charges to your phone line.
When you place the handset in the base, the unit verifies its security code. After a power outage or battery
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replacement, you should place the handset in the base for about 20 seconds to reset the code.
QUIPMENT
PPROVAL
NFORMATION
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. 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.
WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR
ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD, DO
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
NOT EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO
is designed to be connected to a compatible modular jack that is also compliant. See installation instructions for details.
RAIN OR MOISTURE.
Notes
I
NSTALLATION AND
• 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.
INSTALLATION NOTE: Some cordless telephones operate at frequencies that may cause interference to nearby
• Notice must be given to the telephone company upon permanent disconnection of your telephone from your line.
TVs, microwave ovens, and VCRs. To minimize or prevent such interference, the base of the cordless telephone
• If your home has specially wired alarm equipment connected to the telephone line, ensure the installation of this product does
should not be placed near or on top of a TV, microwave oven, or VCR. If interference continues, moving the
not disable your alarm equipment. If you have questions about what will disable alarm equipment, consult your telephone
cordless telephone farther away from the TV or VCR will often reduce or eliminate the interference.
company or a qualified installer.
2 Rights of the Telephone Company
Certain other communications devices may also use the 900 MHz frequency for communication, and, if
Should your equipment cause trouble on your line which may harm the telephone network, the telephone company shall, where
properly set, these devices may interfere with each other and/or your new telephone. If you are concerned
practicable, notify you that temporary discontinuance of service may be required. Where prior notice is not practicable and the
with interference, please refer to the owner's manual for these devices on how to properly set channels to
circumstances warrant such action, the telephone company may temporarily discontinue service immediately. In case of such
avoid interference. Typical devices that may use the 900 MHz frequency for communication include wireless
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
audio/video senders, wireless computer networks, multi-handset cordless telephone systems, and some
procedures set forth in Subpart E of Part 68, FCC Rules and Regulations.
long-range cordless telephone systems.
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
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MPORTANT
NSTALLATION
writing, to allow you to maintain uninterrupted service.
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• Never install telephone wiring during a lightning storm.
NTERFERENCE
NFORMATION
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
• Never touch uninsulated telephone wires or terminals, unless the telephone line has been
interference; and (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
disconnected at the network interface.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
• Use caution when installing or modifying telephone lines.
This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may
• Never install telephone jacks in wet locations unless the jack is specifically designed for wet locations.
cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation.
If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off
and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna (that is, the antenna for radio or television that is "receiving" the interference).
Reorient or relocate and increase the separation between the telecommunications equipment and receiving antenna.
Connect the telecommunications equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiving antenna is connected.
ATLINKS USA, Inc.
101 West 103rd Street
Model 26928D
Indianapolis, IN 46290
55906060 (Rev. 0 E/S)
© 2004 ATLINKS USA, Inc.
04-03
Trademark(s) ® Registered
Printed in China
Marca(s) Registrada(s)
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ESKTOP
NSTALLATION
VOL
-
TALK
+
redial
memory
program
1
3
2
abc
def
4
6
ghi
5
jkl
mno
7
pqrs
9
wxyz
8
tuv
*
tone
#
pause
0
oper
channel
ringer
flash
off
on
1
2
1. Set the RINGER switch (on the handset) to ON.
2. Install the handset battery.
• Remove the battery compartment door
• Connect the battery plug to the jack inside the handset
• Put the battery compartment door back and place the handset in the cradle on the base.
3. Plug the power supply into the power jack on the bottom of the base and the other end into an electrical
outlet. When the handset is placed into the cradle the in use/charge indicator comes on, verifying the
battery is charging.
4. Plug the telephone line cord into the TEL LINE jack on the bottom of the base and the other end into a
modular jack.
NOTE: The phone automatically defaults to touch-tone dialing. To change to pulse (rotary) dialing, see "Tone/
Pulse Dialing." If you don't know which type of service you have, check with the phone company.
CAUTION: Use only the ATLINKS USA, Inc. 5-2616 (black) or 5-2617 ( grey) power supply
that came with this unit. Using other adapters may damage the unit.
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M
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ALL
OUNT
NSTALLATION
Telephone line cord
2
1
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
TRIANGLE IS A
WITHIN THE TRIANGLE
COVER (OR BACK). NO USER
IS A WARNING SIGN
SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER
WARNING SIGN
ALERTING YOU OF
SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE
ALERTING YOU OF
PERSONNEL.
IMPORTANT
"DANGEROUS
1. Slip the mounting holes over the wall plate posts and slide the unit down firmly into place. (Wall plate
VOLTAGE" INSIDE THE
INSTRUCTIONS
PRODUCT.
ACCOMPANYING THE
not included.)
PRODUCT.
2. Place the handset in the cradle.
SEE MARKING ON BOTTOM / BACK OF PRODUCT
NOTE: If the battery is not properly installed in the handset, or if the battery pack is not properly
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ET
P
connected to the jack inside the battery compartment, the talk indicator on the handset blinks when the
handset is placed in the base cradle.
C
P
B
ORDLESS
HONE
ASICS
VOLUME - button
VOLUME + button
I
NFORMATION
TALK button
VOL
-
+
TALK
program button
redial
memory
program
redial button
1
3
2
abc
def
4
ghi
6
mno
memory button
5
jkl
7
pqrs
9
wxyz
8
tuv
*tone button
# pause button
*
tone
0
pause
#
oper
ringer
channel
flash
off
on
channel button
flash button
ringer switch
M
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4. Press memory again.
AKING A
ALL
5. Enter the number 9 (or any other appropriate number) to access an outside line.
After initial set up, put handset in cradle on the base and charge the battery for 12 hours. To make a call:
• Press the TALK button before you dial.
6. Press # pause button.
• Press TALK or place the handset in the base to hang up.
7. Enter the phone number you want to store in memory.
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8. Press the memory button again to confirm.
3
ECEIVING A
ALL
TIP: If you need a longer pause, press the #pause button twice.
To answer a call, press the TALK button and begin speaking.
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SE
NDICATOR
IGHT
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The phone is ON/in use when the TALK button on the handset is lit.
1. Make sure the phone is ON by pressing the TALK button.
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2. Press the memory button.
EDIAL
3. Press the number (0-9) for the desired memory location. The number dials automatically.
Press the TALK button, then press the redial button to redial the last number you called (up to 32 digits). If
you get a busy signal, and want to keep dialing the number, just press redial again (you don't have to turn
IMPORTANT: If you make test calls to emergency numbers stored in memory, remain on the line and
briefly explain the reason for the call to the dispatcher. Also, it's a good idea to make these calls in off-peak
the phone off and back on).
hours, such as early morning or late evening.
F
LASH
C
Use the flash button to activate custom calling services such as Call Waiting or call transfer, which are
available through your local phone company.
Make sure the telephone is OFF before you replace battery.
TIP: If you press the TALK button to activate custom calling services such as call waiting, you'll hang up the
1. Remove the battery compartment door.
phone. Press flash button instead.
2. Disconnect the cord attached to the battery pack and remove the battery pack
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from the handset.
OLUME
3. Insert the new battery pack and connect the cord into the jack inside the handset.
The VOLUME (left and right arrow) buttons control the volume of the handset's earpiece.
4. Put the battery compartment door back on.
R
S
INGER
WITCH
5. Place handset in the base to charge. If you don't charge the handset battery
The handset ringer switch can be set to ON or OFF. If the switch is off, the unit will not ring.
properly (for 12 hours) when you first set up the phone and/or when you install a
new battery pack, the battery's long-term performance will be compromised.
T
/P
D
ONE
ULSE
IALING
NOTE: If the battery is not properly installed in the handset, or if the battery pack is
This adjustment allows you to select tone (touch-tone) or pulse (rotary) mode dialing. The phone is pre-set
not properly connected to the jack inside the battery compartment, the talk indicator
for touch-tone use. To set to tone or pulse dialing:
on the handset blinks when the handset is placed in the base cradle.
1. Press and hold the program button until you hear a beep.
2. Press the *tone button to select Tone Dialing or press #pause to select Pulse Dialing.
3. Press the program button again. You will hear a confirmation tone.
B
T
T
ATTERY
EMPORARY
ONE
• Do not burn, disassemble, mutilate, or puncture. Like other batteries of this type, toxic materials could
If you have pulse (rotary) service, and want to access customer calling services that require tone dialing
be released which can cause injury.
(such as telebanking and long distance services), you can use this feature to make your phone temporarily
• To reduce the risk of fire or personal injury, use only the battery listed in the User's Guide.
touch-tone compatible.
• Keep batteries out of the reach of children.
1. Press the TALK button, and call the bank's information line.
• Remove batteries if storing over 30 days.
2. Press the *tone button after your call is answered.
page button
3. Follow the voice instructions to complete your transaction.
4. Hang up when finished. The phone returns to pulse (rotary) service.
P
H
AGING THE
ANDSET
H
Press the page button on the base to locate a misplaced handset. When you press the
page button, the handset beeps and the indicator on the handset and the page/in use
Signal
indicator on the base blinks. Press the TALK button when you locate the handset. The
A long warbling tone
page signal is three beeps every two seconds for two minutes. To cancel the page,
press the page button again.
Three long beeps
NOTE: You can still page the handset with the ringer off.
A short beep
every fourteen seconds
C
B
HANNEL
UTTON
T
ALK
If you ever experience any interference or don't have clear voice quality, press the channel button on the
handset to advance to another channel.
Signal
M
Lights steadily
EMORY
Quickly flashing
Store up to ten 20-digit telephone numbers in memory for quick dialing.
Flashes every fourteen seconds
S
N
M
TORING A
UMBER IN
EMORY
Blinks every two seconds
1. Make sure the phone is OFF, and press the memory button.
2. Press a number key (0-9) to store the phone number in that memory location.
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3. Press memory button.
4. Use the keypad to enter the number (up to 20 digits) you want to store in that memory location.
In case of difficulty, please check the following Troubleshooting Guide before seeking service.
5. Press the memory button again to confirm.
Problem
C
S
N
HANGING A
TORED
UMBER
No dial tone
Follow the procedure in STORING A NUMBER IN MEMORY, except replace the old phone number with a
new phone number.
S
P
M
TORING A
AUSE IN
EMORY
Use the #pause button to insert a pause when a delay is needed in the dialing sequence (for example,
when you must dial a 9 to get an outside line or when you must enter codes to access your bank's
information line). Each pause counts toward the 20-digit limit.
If you need to dial 9 to get an outside line and want to store a number in memory without having to dial 9
each time, you would:
1. Make sure the phone is OFF, and press the memory button.
3. Press a number (0-9) to store the phone number in that memory location.
• If the phone still does not work, disconnect the power cord
and remove the battery pack. Then reconnect the power cord
and reinstall the battery pack. Place handset in the base for 10
seconds to allow it to reinitialize.
Dial tone is OK, but
• Make sure the tone/pulse setting is
can't dial out
programmed correctly.
Handset does not ring
• Make sure the ringer switch on the handset is turned to ON.
• You may have too many extension phones on your line. Try
unplugging some phones.
S
N
IALING A
TORED
UMBER
• See solutions for "No dial tone. "
Cannot hear phone
• Press the VOLUME (left and right arrow) buttons to adjust
conversation
the volume to the desired listening level.
You experience static,
• Change channels.
noise, or fading in
• Is handset out of range? Move closer to the base.
and out
• Does the base need to be relocated?
• Charge handset battery.
• Make sure base is not plugged into an outlet with another
household appliance.
B
HANGING THE
ATTERY
Range is shorter
• Press the channel button during the conversation to
than normal
select a new channel.
Phone dials in pulse
• Make sure the phone is set to tone dialing.
with tone service
Phone won't dial out
• Make sure the phone is set to pulse dialing.
with pulse service
Battery will not hold a
• Be sure you are charging the battery for 12 hours; you
charge
can expect approximately seven hours of talk time.
• Check to be sure battery contacts on both the handset and
the base are making contact and are clean; free of dirt or lint.
• When the handset is placed in the base, check that the base
in use/charge light is on.
Memory Dialing
• Did you program the memory location keys correctly?
doesn't work
• Did you follow proper dialing sequence?
• Make sure the tone/pulse setting is programmed correctly.
Unit locks up and
• If the phone still does not work, disconnect the power cord
CAUTION: To reduce the risk of fire or personal injury, use only the battery listed in the
instruction book.
no communication
and remove the battery pack. Then reconnect the power
between the base
cord and reinstall the battery pack. Place handset in the base
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P
AFETY
RECAUTIONS
and the handset
for 10 seconds to allow it to reinitialize.
• If a power outage occurs while the handset is away from the
base, the handset must be returned to the base when the
power returns.
L
W
IMITED
ARRANTY
What your warranty covers:
NOTE: The RBRC seal on the battery used in your ATLINKS USA product indicates that
Defects in materials or workmanship.
we are participating in a program to collect and recycle Nickel Cadmium batteries
For how long after your purchase:
throughout the United States. Please call 1-800-8-BATTERY for information or contact
One year, from date of purchase.
your local recycling center.
(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.)
S
S
ANDSET
OUND
IGNALS
What we will do:
Meaning
Provide you with a new or, at our option, a refurbished unit. The exchange unit is under warranty for the
remainder of the original product's warranty period.
You have an incoming call (with ringer ON)
How you get service:
Properly pack your unit. Include any cables, etc., which were originally provided with the product. We
The handset is being paged
recommend using the original carton and packing materials.
Low battery warning
"Proof of purchase in the form of a bill of sale or receipted invoice which is evidence that the product is
within the warranty period, must be presented to obtain warranty service. " For rental firms, proof of first
rental is also required. Also print your name and address and a description of the defect. Send via standard
UPS or its equivalent to:
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UTTON
NDICATOR
IGHT
ATLINKS USA, Inc.
Meaning
c/o Thomson multimedia Inc.
11721 B Alameda Ave.
Phone is in use
Socorro, Texas 79927
You have an incoming call or page
Pay any charges billed to you by the Exchange Center for service not covered by the warranty.
Insure your shipment for loss or damage. ATLINKS accepts no liability in case of damage or loss.
Low battery warning
A new or refurbished unit will be shipped to you freight prepaid.
No battery is installed in the handset or the battery is not
What your warranty does not cover:
properly connected to the battery jack inside the battery
Customer instruction. (Your Owner's Manual provides information regarding operating instructions and user
controls. Any additional information, should be obtained from your dealer.)
compartment.
Installation and setup service adjustments.
G
ROUBLESHOOTING
UIDE
Batteries.
Damage from misuse or neglect.
Products which have been modified or incorporated into other products.
Products purchased or serviced outside the USA.
Solution
Acts of nature, such as but not limited to lightning damage.
• Check installation:
Product Registration:
Is the base power cord connected to a working outlet?
Please complete and mail the Product Registration Card packed with your unit. It will make it easier to
Are the in use lamps on the handset and base lit?
contact you should it ever be necessary. The return of the card is not required for warranty coverage.
Is the handset in use/charge light on?
Limitation of Warranty:
Is the telephone line cord connected to the base unit and the
THE WARRANTY STATED ABOVE IS THE ONLY WARRANTY APPLICABLE TO THIS PRODUCT. ALL OTHER
wall jack?
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
• Disconnect the base from the wall jack and connect another
ATLINKS USA, INC., ITS AGENTS, OR EMPLOYEES SHALL CREATE A GUARANTY OR IN ANY WAY INCREASE THE
phone to the same jack. If there is no dial tone in the second
SCOPE OF THIS WARRANTY.
phone, the problem might be your wiring or local service.
REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT AS PROVIDED UNDER THIS WARRANTY IS THE EXCLUSIVE REMEDY OF THE
• Is the handset out of the base unit's range? Move closer to
CONSUMER. ATLINKS USA, INC. SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES
the base unit.
RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF ANY EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED WARRANTY ON THIS PRODUCT. THIS DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITED WARRANTY ARE
• Make sure the battery is properly charged (12 hours).
GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF INDIANA. EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY
• Is the battery pack installed correctly?
APPLICABLE LAW, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE ON THIS PRODUCT IS LIMITED TO THE APPLICABLE WARRANTY PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE.
How state law relates to this warranty:
Some states do not allow the exclusion nor limitation of incidental or consequential damages, or limitations
on how long an implied warranty lasts so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you.
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.
S
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.
Or refer inquiries to:
ATLINKS USA, Inc.
Manager, Consumer Relations
P O Box 1976
Indianapolis, IN 46206
Attach your sales receipt to the booklet for future reference or jot down the date this product was purchased or received
as a gift. This information will be valuable if service should be required during the warranty period.
Purchase date ___________________ Name of store ___________________________________
DESCRIPTION
MODEL NO.
PRICE* QUANTITY TOTAL
other
26928GE1
AC power supply
5-2616
5-2617
$19.95
Replacement battery
5-2459
5-2459
$9.95
Belt clip
5-2555
5-2552
$7.95
To order, call 1-800-338-0376 (for accessories only) or complete this order form.

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