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VTech DS6151 User Manual

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Model: DS6101
User's manual
Accessory handset
for use with
VTech models DS6151
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  • Page 1 Sold by: Toll Free: (877) 389-0000 User’s manual Accessory handset for use with VTech models DS6151 w w w.v t e c h p h o n e s . c o m Model: DS6101...
  • Page 2 For full instructions on using the handset, see the user’s manual that came with your telephone base. If you cannot find your user’s manual, you can view or download it at For support, shopping, and everything new at VTech, visit our website at In Canada, please visit ®...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Getting started ........1 Parts checklist ........1 Battery installation ........ 2 Battery charging ........3 Add and register a handset ....4 Replace a handset ....... 5 Handset layout ........6 Appendix ..........8 Battery ..........8 Important safety instructions ....
  • Page 4: Getting Started

    Getting started Parts checklist Your telephone contains the following items. Save your sales receipt and original packaging in the event warranty service is necessary. Charger and power adapter Battery compartment cover Battery Handset User’s manual To purchase a replacement battery or a power adapter, visit our website at or call 1 (800) 595-9511.
  • Page 5: Battery Installation

    Getting started Battery installation Install the battery as shown below. If the battery compartment cover is on the handset, press on the indentation and slide the cover to remove. Plug the battery connector securely into the socket inside the handset battery compartment, matching the color-coded label.
  • Page 6: Battery Charging

    Getting started Battery charging Once you have installed the battery, the screen indicates the battery status (see the table below). If necessary, place the handset in the telephone base to charge the battery. For best performance, keep the handset in the telephone base or charger when not in use.
  • Page 7: Add And Register A Handset

    Add and register a handset Each newly purchased handset (DS6101) must be registered to the telephone base (DS6151) before use. When first purchased, each expansion handset shows Press [HOLD] on base for 4 sec, then press [#] on handset. You may need to charge the handset before registering to the telephone base.
  • Page 8: Replace A Handset

    Getting started Replace a handset If you want to replace a handset or re-assign the designated handset number of a registered handset, you must deregister all the handsets and then individually register each handset. To make deregistration easier, read all of the instructions on this page before you begin.
  • Page 9: Handset Layout

    Getting started Handset layout Softkeys (2) Press to select a menu item displayed above the key. (speakerphone) Press to make or answer a call using the first available line, starting with line 1. During a call, press to switch between speakerphone and handset.
  • Page 10 Getting started Handset layout (continued) CHARGE light On when the handset is charging in the telephone base. During a call, press to hang up. While the handset is ringing, press to silence the ringer temporarily. Press and hold to erase the missed calls indicator while the telephone is not in use.
  • Page 11: Appendix

    Appendix Battery It takes up to 16 hours for the battery to be fully charged. When it is fully charged, you can expect the following performance: Operation Operating time While in handset use (talking*) Up to 10 hours While in speakerphone mode (talking*) Up to seven hours While not in use (standby**) Up to 10 days...
  • Page 12: Important Safety Instructions

    Appendix Important safety instructions When using your telephone equipment, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and injury, including the following: Read and understand all instructions. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning.
  • Page 13: Precautions For Users Of Implanted Cardiac Pacemakers

    Appendix Precautions for users of implanted cardiac pacemakers Cardiac pacemakers (applies only to digital cordless telephones): Wireless Technology Research, LLC (WTR), an independent research entity, led a multidisciplinary evaluation of the interference between portable wireless telephones and implanted cardiac pacemakers. Supported by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, WTR recommends to physicians that: Pacemaker patients •...
  • Page 14: About Cordless Telephones

    VTech product service centers. Please call ® 1-800-8-BATTERY for information on Ni-MH battery recycling and disposal bans/restrictions in your area. VTech’s involvement in this program is part of its commitment to protecting our environment and conserving natural resources. ® RBRC...
  • Page 15: Warranty

    Warranty What does this limited warranty cover? The manufacturer of this VTech Product warrants to the holder of a valid proof of purchase (“Consumer” or “you”) that the Product and all accessories provided in the sales package (“Product”) are free from defects in material and workmanship, pursuant to the following terms and conditions, when installed and used normally and in accordance with the Product operating instructions.
  • Page 16 Some states/provinces do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation may not apply to you. In no event shall VTech be liable for any indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or similar damages (including, but not limited to lost profits or revenue, inability to use the Product or other associated equipment, the cost of substitute equipment, and claims by third parties) resulting from the use of this Product.
  • Page 17: Fcc, Acta And Ic Regulations

    Appendix FCC, ACTA and IC regulations FCC Part 15 This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the requirements for a Class B digital device under Part 15 of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules. These requirements are intended to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
  • Page 18 Appendix FCC, ACTA and IC regulations (continued) If this equipment is causing harm to the telephone network, the telephone service provider may temporarily discontinue your telephone service. The telephone service provider is required to notify you before interrupting service. If advance notice is not practical, you will be notified as soon as possible.
  • Page 19: Technical Specifications

    Appendix Technical specifications Frequency Crystal controlled PLL synthesizer control Transmit Handset: 1921.536-1928.448 MHz frequency Telephone base: 1921.536-1928.448 MHz Channels Nominal Maximum power allowed by FCC and IC. Actual operating range effective range may vary according to environmental conditions at the time of use. Size Handset: 6.38 X 1.85 X 1.10 in (162.00 X 47.00 X 28.00 mm) Charger: 3.67 X 3.13 X 1.88 in (93.25 X 79.50 X 47.80 mm)
  • Page 20 A member of THE VTECH GROUP OF COMPANIES. Distributed in the U.S.A. by VTech Communications, Inc. Beaverton, Oregon 97008 Distributed in Canada by VTech Technologies Canada, Ltd., Richmond, B.C. V6W 1L5 Copyright © 2009 for VTECH TELECOMMUNICATIONS LTD. Printed in China.