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IBM -3455 Installation And Operating Manual

2.4ghz cordless telephone with call waiting caller id
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IMPORTANT: To receive Caller ID information on incoming telephone calls, you must
subscribe to the Caller ID service provided by your local telephone company; there is a
fee for this service and it may not be available in all areas.



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  • Page 1 ® MODEL: IBM-3455 2.4GHZ CORDLESS TELEPHONE WITH CALL WAITING CALLER ID INSTALLATION AND OPERATING GUIDE GUIDE D’INSTALLATION ET D’UTILISATION GUÍA DE INSTALACIÓN Y OPERACIÓN IMPORTANT: To receive Caller ID information on incoming telephone calls, you must subscribe to the Caller ID service provided by your local telephone company; there is a...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    IBM-3455 TABLE OF CONTENTS Important Safety Instructions.....2 Handset Settings........21-22 FCC Regulations........3-4 Speed Dialing ........23-25 Storing Phone Numbers ......23 Battery Cautionary Instructions....5 Letter Table..........24 Name Matching ........24 IBM-3455 Parts Checklist......6 One-Touch Dialing ........25 Dialing from Directory.......25 Location of Controls and Features..7-11 Deleting a Stored Number......25...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS This symbol is to alert you to important operating or servicing instructions that may appear in the user's manual. Always follow basic safety precautions when using this product to reduce the risk of injury, fire, or electrical shock. When using this product, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and injury to persons, including the following: Read and understand all instructions.
  • Page 4: Fcc Regulations

    FCC REGULATIONS Modifying or tampering with the telephone's internal components can cause a malfunction and might invalidate the telephone's warranty and void your FCC authorization to operate it. If the trouble is harming the telephone lines, the telephone company might ask you to disconnect the telephone until you have resolved the problem.
  • Page 5: Fcc Regulations

    FCC REGULATIONS CONTINUED INTERFERENCE INFORMATION: PART 15 OF FCC RULES Some telephone equipment generates and uses radio frequency energy which if not properly installed, may cause interference to radio and television reception. This unit has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B computing device in accordance with the specifications in subpart J of Part 15 of the FCC rules.
  • Page 6: Battery Cautionary Instructions

    BATTERY CAUTIONARY INSTRUCTIONS BATTERIES: CAUTION To reduce the risk of fire or injury to persons, read and follow these instructions: • For the cordless handset, use only 3.6V 600mAh Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd), GP60AAS3BMJ cordless telephone replacement battery pack (included). • Do not dispose of the batteries in a fire. The cells may explode. Check with local codes for possible special disposal instructions.
  • Page 7: Ibm-3455 Parts Checklist

    MAKING CALLS 1. Pick up the handset from the base. 2. Press P . The display will show "CONNECTING". Once the IBM-3455 has acquired a line the display will show the channel that it is using (eg. CHANNEL 50). Wait until you hear a dial tone.
  • Page 8: Location Of Controls And Features

    LOCATION OF CONTROLS AND FEATURES Handset Antenna Headset Jack LCD Display Delete Key MENU Hold/Menu Key HOLD DELETE Up/Down Keys Talk Key VOLUME Caller ID Key Temporary Tone Dial Pad PQRS WXYZ OPER TONE Flash Key PAUSE Redial/Pause Key FLASH CHAN REDIAL Channel Key...
  • Page 9 LOCATION OF CONTROLS AND FEATURES Talk P The P key is used to access the telephone line. Delete Key R The R key is used to erase digits on the display, single or multiple entries from the speed dial and Caller ID directories. Caller ID Key H The H key is used to review Caller ID information stored in memory.
  • Page 10: Base

    LOCATION OF CONTROLS AND FEATURES Base Antenna Handset Catch Page Button Charging Contacts CHARGE Charge LED Page N - Used to initiate a handset page. Handset Catch - Used to hold handset on the base when wall mounted. Charge LED - On (red) when the handset is on the cradle being charged. On (green) when the handset is in use.
  • Page 11 LOCATION OF CONTROLS AND FEATURES Right Side View Data Jack Data Jack Used for connecting a computer or fax machine. Base Top View USE ONLY CLASS 2 POWER SOURCE 300mA TEL LINE Tone Pulse Switch Tone/Pulse Switch Used to set the dialing method for tone or pulse dialing.
  • Page 12: Lcd Display

    LOCATION OF CONTROLS AND FEATURES Name Character Field Display Number Field Message Counter Date/Time Display New and RPT Icons Name Character Field Displays caller’s name and operational menus. Number Field The number field will display numbers when dialing, viewing Caller ID, and when viewing the phone book.
  • Page 13: Choosing A Location

    CHOOSING A LOCATION Do the following: • Choose the best location • Connect the phone • Choose the dialing mode Away from VCR’s and TV sets and other electronic equipment Away from heat sources, such as Away from noise sources such as a radiators, air ducts, and sunlight window by a street with heavy traffic Away from a...
  • Page 14: Connecting The Base

    CONNECTING THE BASE Connect the phone USE ONLY CLASS 2 POWER SUPPLY 300mA TEL LINE 1. Connect the telephone line cord to the "LINE" jack and to a telephone outlet. 2. Connect the AC power adapter to the 9V DC jack and to an AC outlet. The CHARGE LED on the base lights up.
  • Page 15: Telephone Setup

    TELEPHONE SETUP Wall Mounting The IBM-3455 telephone may be installed on the studs of a standard wall phone plate or onto two screws (not included) fastened into the wall. When installing screws into plasterboard walls, use wall anchors (not included) to insure that the screws remain secure.
  • Page 16: Tone/Pulse Switch

    TELEPHONE SETUP Tone/Pulse Switch 1. Choose the correct dialing mode. 2. Select the dialing mode Tone or Pulse by setting the switch at the back of the base unit. USE ONLY CLASS 2 POWER SOURCE Note: Changes to the switch position during a call do not take effect until the call has ended.
  • Page 17: Battery Installation

    BATTERY INSTALLATION Battery Installation To install the 3.6V 600mAh cordless handset battery pack: 1. Slide open the battery compartment door on the back of the handset. 2. Insert the battery pack so that its connectors line up and plug into those built into the handset. 3.
  • Page 18: Headset And Data Jack

    HEADSET AND DATA JACK The Data Jack The jack located on the side of the telephone labeled "DATA" is a convenience jack. It is useful for connecting a fax machine or modem when there is no telephone jack available for that device.
  • Page 19: Basic Operation

    Making Calls 1. Pick up the handset from the base. 2. Press P. The display will show "CONNECTING". Once the IBM-3455 has acquired a line the display will show the channel that it is using (eg. CHANNEL 50). Wait until you hear a dial tone.
  • Page 20: Basic Displays

    BASIC DISPLAYS Handset Idle Connecting CONNECTING 12/08 11:46 Channel Line on Hold CHANNEL 50 LINE ON HOLD 12/08 11:46 12/08 11:46 Volume Control Call Timer VOLUME *** 12/08 11:46 12/08 11:46 Channel Changing New CID Received SCANNING 12/08 11:46 Line Ringing RINGING 12/08 11:46...
  • Page 21: Using Your Telephone

    REDIAL CALL Redialing 1. Press P. The display will show "CONNECTING". Once the IBM-3455 has acquired a line the display will show the channel that it is using (eg. CHANNEL 50). Wait until you hear a dial tone. 2. Press F/PAUSE to redial the number last dialed.
  • Page 22: Handset Settings

    HANDSET SETTINGS Changing the Handset Settings You can change the setting on the handset in the options menu. In the menu options the settings that can be changed are: • Ringer Tone: Change the way the ringer sounds on the handset or turn ringer off. •...
  • Page 23 HANDSET SETTINGS Press and hold the D/MENU key until the display shows "RING TONE: A". You are now in the options menu. Handset Settings...
  • Page 24: Speed Dialing

    SPEED DIALING Speed Dialing The IBM-3455 will store up to 20 speed dial numbers. (Up to 10 can be programmed for 1-touch dialing) Storing Phone Numbers 1. With the handset in the idle state, press E. 2. Dial the number you wish to store (up to 15 digits) and press E.
  • Page 25: Letter Table

    Space Note: If there are no memory locations left in the speed dial directory the IBM-3455 will display "MEMORY FULL." You can continue with memory programming and select the location that you want to replace. If you make a mistake, push R. Each time you press R, the last letter or number will be erased.
  • Page 26: One-Touch Dialing

    1. To make a call using one-touch dialing, press and hold the number location that the number is stored under. The display will show the number and begin scanning for a clear channel. Then the IBM-3455 will dial the number displayed. Delete Key MENU HOLD DELETE 2.When you are finished with your call, press P,...
  • Page 27: Caller Id

    Viewing the Caller ID List This phone automatically stores the last 30 calls received. Tip: The IBM-3455 keeps track of all calls received, even if they were not answered depending on how the handset was set up (see handset settings on page 22).
  • Page 28: Caller Id Displays

    CALLER ID Caller ID Displays Display shows name and number, time and date of the call. Display shows number-only service. "UNAVAILABLE" will be displayed when Caller ID information is not available. This call was made from a telephone company that does not offer Caller ID services (including international calls).
  • Page 29: Caller Id With Call Waiting Service

    CALLER ID Caller ID with Call Waiting Service In order to use the "Caller ID with Call Waiting" service you must subscribe to a telephone company that offers Caller ID service combined with "call waiting" service. When a new call comes in while you are talking, you will hear a notification beep from the handset and the volume is momentarily muted.
  • Page 30: Deleting Records In The Caller Id List

    CALLER ID Deleting the Calls in the Caller ID List When viewing the Caller ID information you can delete a single call record or all the call records. To Delete a Single Record 1. Press H. 2. Use L M to scroll to the call record you wish to delete. 3.
  • Page 31: Returning A Caller Id Call

    CALLER ID Returning a Call from the Caller ID Records You can return calls by using the Caller ID recall feature. 1. Press H. 2. Use the L to scroll to the call record you wish to call back. 3. Press P. Delete Key 4.
  • Page 32: Message Waiting

    MESSAGE WAITING Message Waiting* If you subscribe to voice mail from the MESSAGE WAITING telephone company and if there are voice messages that have been left in your voice 12/08 11:46 mailbox, the display will show "MESSAGE WAITING.” *Note: This function requires voice mail subscription from the local telephone company.
  • Page 33: Other Features

    15 continuous seconds it will release the engaged line. Channel Changing If you are experiencing interference during a telephone call, press the I key. The IBM-3455 will scan up to 50 channels and select the clearest one to provide the best possible reception.
  • Page 34: Care And Maintenance

    1. Keep the IBM-3455 away from heat as high temperatures can shorten the life of the electrical components and distort or melt its plastic parts. 2. The IBM-3455 should be kept free of dust and moisture. If it gets wet, wipe it dry immediately. Liquids can contain minerals that can corrode electronic circuits.
  • Page 35: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING No dial tone/phone will not dial out. • Check that you have plugged the AC power adapter into a working AC power outlet. • Check all telephone cord connections or try another wall jack. Can’t hear the ring signal. •...
  • Page 36: Warranty

    TT Systems LLC warrants that the IBM-3455 sold by TT Systems LLC within the continental limits of the United States, Hawaii and Alaska, are free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use and service for 1 year. This warranty is applicable only to the original purchaser of the IBM-3455, when accompanied by a sales receipt stating the date of purchase and name of the company from which purchased.
  • Page 37: Glossary

  • Page 38: Order Form