Panasonic of North America 96NKX-TGF540 DECT 6.0 Base User Manual Operating Instructions English

Panasonic Corporation of North America DECT 6.0 Base Operating Instructions English

User Manual

Operating Instructions
Cordless Telephone with Digital Answering Machine
Model No. KX-TGF540
KX-TGF542
KX-TGF543
KX-TGF544
KX-TGF545
Model shown is KX-TGF540.
Before initial use, see “Getting Started”
on page 10.
Thank you for purchasing a Panasonic product.
Please read these operating instructions before using the unit and save them for
future reference.
Consulte “Guía Rápida Española”, página 62.
For assistance, visit our Web site: http://shop.panasonic.com/support for
customers in the U.S.A.
Please register your product: http://shop.panasonic.com/support
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Introduction
Model composition .......................................3
Accessory information ..................................3
Graphical symbols for use on equipment and
their descriptions ..........................................5
Important Information
For your safety .............................................6
Important safety instructions ........................7
For best performance ...................................7
Other information .........................................8
Specifications ...............................................9
Getting Started
Setting up ...................................................10
Controls ......................................................12
Display icons ..............................................14
Language settings ......................................14
Date and time .............................................15
Recording your greeting message .............15
Other settings .............................................15
Making/Answering Calls
Making calls ...............................................17
Answering calls ..........................................18
Useful features during a call .......................18
Intercom .....................................................20
Power backup operation ............................21
Call Block
Call block ....................................................23
Storing unwanted callers ............................23
Phonebook
Phonebook .................................................26
Speed dial ..................................................29
Programming
Menu list .....................................................30
Alarm ..........................................................37
Silent mode ................................................37
Baby monitor ..............................................38
Other programming ....................................40
Registering a unit .......................................41
Caller ID Service
Using Caller ID service ...............................42
Caller list ....................................................42
Answering System
Answering system ......................................44
Turning the answering system on/off .........44
Greeting message ......................................44
Listening to messages ...............................45
Advanced new message alerting
features ......................................................46
Remote operation .......................................48
Answering system settings .........................49
Useful Information
Voicemail service .......................................50
Wall mounting ............................................51
Error messages ..........................................53
Troubleshooting .........................................54
FCC and other information .........................59
Guía Rápida Española
Guía Rápida Española ...............................62
Appendix
Customer services .....................................67
Limited Warranty (ONLY FOR U.S.A.) .......68
Index
Index...........................................................70
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Table of Contents
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Model composition
Series Model No. Base unit Handset
Part No. Part No. Quantity
KX-TGF540
series
KX-TGF540 KX-TGF540 KX-TGFA50 1
KX-TGF542 KX-TGF540 KX-TGFA50 2
KX-TGF543 KX-TGF540 KX-TGFA50 3
KX-TGF544 KX-TGF540 KX-TGFA50 4
KX-TGF545 KX-TGF540 KX-TGFA50 5
Accessory information
Supplied accessories
No. Supplied handset qty. 1 units*1 2 units*2 3 units*3 4 units*4 5 units*5
Accessory item/Part number Accessory quantity
AAC adaptor/PNLV226-0X 1 1 1 1 1
BTelephone line cord/PNJA1186Z 1 1 1 1 1
CRechargeable batteries*62 4 6 8 10
DHandset cover*7 /
PNYNTGFA50BR
1 2 3 4 5
EBelt clip/PNKE1098Z1 1 2 3 4 5
FCharger/PNLC1078ZB – 1 2 3 4
*1 KX-TGF540
*2 KX-TGF542
*3 KX-TGF543
*4 KX-TGF544
*5 KX-TGF545
*6 See page 4 for replacement battery information.
*7 The handset cover comes attached to the handset.
AB C D E
F
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Additional/replacement accessories
Please contact your nearest Panasonic dealer for sales information (page 67).
Accessory item Model number/Specifications
Rechargeable
batteries
HHR-4DPA*1
RTo order, please visit http://shop.panasonic.com/support
Battery type:
Nickel metal hydride (Ni-MH)
2 x AAA (R03) size for each handset
Headset KX-TCA60, KX-TCA93, KX-TCA400, KX-TCA430
Range extender KX-TGA405*2
Key detector KX-TGA20*3
*1 Replacement batteries may have a different capacity from that of the supplied batteries.
*2 By installing this unit, you can extend the range of your phone system to include areas
where reception was previously not available. This product can be purchased online. Please
visit our Web site: http://shop.panasonic.com/support
*3 By registering the key detector (4 max.) to a Panasonic Digital Cordless Phone and
attaching it to an easy-to-lose item in advance, you can locate and find the mislaid item to
which the key detector is attached. Please visit our Web site:
http://www.panasonic.com/tga20
Other information
RDesign and specifications are subject to change without notice.
RThe illustrations in these instructions may vary slightly from the actual product.
Expanding your phone system
Handset (optional): KX-TGFA50
You can expand your phone system by
registering optional handsets (6 max.) to a
single base unit.
ROptional handsets may be a different color
from that of the supplied handsets.
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Graphical symbols for use on equipment and their
descriptions
Symbol Explanation Symbol Explanation
Alternating current (A.C.) Class P equipment
(equipment in which
protection against electric
shock relies on Double
Insulation or Reinforced
Insulation)
Direct current (D.C.) “ON” (power)
Protective earth “OFF” (power)
Protective bonding earth Stand-by (power)
Functional earth “ON”/“OFF” (power;
push-push)
For indoor use only Caution, risk of electric
shock
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For your safety
To prevent severe injury and loss of life/
property, read this section carefully before
using the product to ensure proper and safe
operation of your product.
WARNING
Power connection
RUse only the power source marked on the
product.
RDo not overload power outlets and
extension cords. This can result in the risk
of fire or electric shock.
RCompletely insert the AC adaptor/power
plug into the power outlet. Failure to do so
may cause electric shock and/or excessive
heat resulting in a fire.
RRegularly remove any dust, etc. from the
AC adaptor/power plug by pulling it from
the power outlet, then wiping with a dry
cloth. Accumulated dust may cause an
insulation defect from moisture, etc.
resulting in a fire.
RUnplug the product from power outlets if it
emits smoke, an abnormal smell, or makes
an unusual noise. These conditions can
cause fire or electric shock. Confirm that
smoke has stopped emitting and contact us
at http://shop.panasonic.com/support
RUnplug from power outlets and never touch
the inside of the product if its casing has
been broken open.
RNever touch the plug with wet hands.
Danger of electric shock exists.
Installation
RTo prevent the risk of fire or electrical
shock, do not expose the product to rain or
any type of moisture.
RDo not place or use this product near
automatically controlled devices such as
automatic doors and fire alarms. Radio
waves emitted from this product may cause
such devices to malfunction resulting in an
accident.
RDo not allow the AC adaptor or telephone
line cord to be excessively pulled, bent or
placed under heavy objects.
Operating safeguards
RUnplug the product from power outlets
before cleaning. Do not use liquid or
aerosol cleaners.
RDo not disassemble the product.
RDo not spill liquids (detergents, cleansers,
etc.) onto the telephone line cord plug, or
allow it to become wet at all. This may
cause a fire. If the telephone line cord plug
becomes wet, immediately pull it from the
telephone wall jack, and do not use.
Medical
RConsult the manufacturer of any personal
medical devices, such as pacemakers or
hearing aids, to determine if they are
adequately shielded from external RF
(radio frequency) energy. (The product
operates in the frequency range of
1.92 GHz to 1.93 GHz, and the RF
transmission power is 115 mW (max.).)
RDo not use the product in health care
facilities if any regulations posted in the
area instruct you not to do so. Hospitals or
health care facilities may be using
equipment that could be sensitive to
external RF energy.
CAUTION
Installation and location
RNever install telephone wiring during an
electrical storm.
RNever install telephone line jacks in wet
locations unless the jack is specifically
designed for wet locations.
RNever touch uninsulated telephone wires or
terminals unless the telephone line has
been disconnected at the network interface.
RUse caution when installing or modifying
telephone lines.
RThe AC adaptor is used as the main
disconnect device. Ensure that the AC
outlet is installed near the product and is
easily accessible.
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Important Information
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RThis product is unable to make calls when:
the handset batteries need recharging or
have failed.
there is a power failure.
Battery
RWe recommend using the batteries noted
on page 4. USE ONLY rechargeable
Ni-MH batteries AAA (R03) size.
RDo not mix old and new batteries.
RDo not open or mutilate the batteries.
Released electrolyte from the batteries is
corrosive and may cause burns or injury to
the eyes or skin. The electrolyte is toxic and
may be harmful if swallowed.
RExercise care when handling the batteries.
Do not allow conductive materials such as
rings, bracelets, or keys to touch the
batteries, otherwise a short circuit may
cause the batteries and/or the conductive
material to overheat and cause burns.
RCharge the batteries provided with or
identified for use with this product only, in
accordance with the instructions and
limitations specified in this manual.
ROnly use a compatible base unit (or
charger) to charge the batteries. Do not
tamper with the base unit (or charger).
Failure to follow these instructions may
cause the batteries to swell or explode.
Attention:
A nickel metal hydride battery that is
recyclable powers the product you have
purchased.
Please call 1-800-8-BATTERY
(1-800-822-8837) for information on how to
recycle this battery.
Important safety
instructions
When using your product, basic safety
precautions should always be followed to
reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, and
injury to persons, including the following:
1. Do not use this product near water for
example, near a bathtub, washbowl,
kitchen sink, or laundry tub, in a wet
basement or near a swimming pool.
2. Avoid using a telephone (other than a
cordless type) during an electrical storm.
There may be a remote risk of electric
shock from lightning.
3. Do not use the telephone to report a gas
leak in the vicinity of the leak.
4. Use only the power cord and batteries
indicated in this manual. Do not dispose of
batteries in a fire. They may explode.
Check with local codes for possible special
disposal instructions.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
For best performance
Base unit location/avoiding noise
The base unit and other compatible Panasonic
units use radio waves to communicate with
each other.
RFor maximum coverage and noise-free
communications, place your base unit:
at a convenient, high, and central
location with no obstructions between
the handset and base unit in an indoor
environment.
away from electronic appliances such as
TVs, radios, personal computers,
wireless devices, or other phones.
facing away from radio frequency
transmitters, such as external antennas
of mobile phone cell stations. (Avoid
putting the base unit on a bay window or
near a window.)
RCoverage and voice quality depends on the
local environmental conditions.
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RIf the reception for a base unit location is
not satisfactory, move the base unit to
another location for better reception.
Environment
RKeep the product away from electrical noise
generating devices, such as fluorescent
lamps and motors.
RThe product should be kept free from
excessive smoke, dust, high temperature,
and vibration.
RThe product should not be exposed to
direct sunlight.
RDo not place heavy objects on top of the
product.
RWhen you leave the product unused for a
long period of time, unplug the product from
the power outlet.
RThe product should be kept away from heat
sources such as heating devices, cooking
appliances, etc. It should not be placed in
rooms where the temperature is less than
0 °C (32 °F) or greater than 40 °C (104 °F).
Damp basements should also be avoided.
RThe maximum calling distance may be
shortened when the product is used in the
following places: Near obstacles such as
hills, tunnels, underground, near metal
objects such as wire fences, etc.
ROperating the product near electrical
appliances may cause interference. Move
away from the electrical appliances.
Routine care
RWipe the outer surface of the product
with a soft moist cloth.
RDo not use benzine, thinner, or any
abrasive powder.
Other information
CAUTION: Risk of explosion if battery is
replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used
batteries according to the instructions.
Notice for product disposal, transfer,
or return
RThis product can store your private/
confidential information. To protect your
privacy/confidentiality, we recommend that
you erase information such as phonebook
or caller list entries from the memory before
you dispose of, transfer, or return the
product.
Notice
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Specifications
RStandard:
DECT 6.0 (Digital Enhanced Cordless
Telecommunications 6.0)
RFrequency range:
1.92 GHz to 1.93 GHz
RRF transmission power:
115 mW (max.)
RPower source:
120 V AC, 60 Hz
RPower consumption:
Base unit:
Standby: Approx. 1.0 W
Maximum: Approx. 4.3 W
Charger:
Standby: Approx. 0.1 W
Maximum: Approx. 1.8 W
ROperating conditions:
0 °C – 40 °C (32 °F – 104 °F), 20 % – 80 %
relative air humidity (dry)
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Setting up
Connections
n Base unit
Connect the AC adaptor to the unit by
pressing the plug firmly.
Fasten the cord by hooking it.
Connect the AC adaptor to the power
outlet.
Connect the telephone line cord to the
unit, then to the single-line telephone jack
(RJ11C) until you hear a click.
A DSL/ADSL filter (not supplied) is
required if you have a DSL/ADSL service.
Note:
RUse only the supplied Panasonic AC
adaptor PNLV226.
1
4
4
5
3
2
n Charger
Connect the AC adaptor to the power
outlet.
1
Battery installation
RUSE ONLY rechargeable Ni-MH batteries
AAA (R03) size (
1
).
RDo NOT use alkaline/manganese/Ni-Cd
batteries.
RConfirm correct polarities ( , ).
1
4
2
3
1
RFollow the directions on the display to set
up the unit.
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Removing the battery
1
2
Battery charging
Charge for about 7 hours.
RConfirm Charging is displayed (
1
).
RWhen the batteries are fully charged,
Fully charged is displayed.
1
Note when setting up
Note for connections
RThe AC adaptor must remain connected at
all times. (It is normal for the adaptor to feel
warm during use.)
RThe AC adaptor should be connected to a
vertically oriented or floor-mounted AC
outlet. Do not connect the AC adaptor to a
horizontally oriented AC outlet that faces
the floor, such as an AC outlet installed on
a ceiling or under a table, as the weight of
the adaptor may cause it to become
disconnected.
Note for battery installation
RUse the supplied rechargeable batteries.
For replacement, we recommend using the
Panasonic rechargeable batteries noted on
page 4, 7.
Note for battery charging
RIt is normal for the handset to feel warm
during charging.
RClean the charge contacts of the handset,
base unit, and charger with a soft and dry
cloth once a month. Before cleaning the
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unit, disconnect from power outlets and any
telephone line cords. Clean more often if
the unit is exposed to grease, dust, or high
humidity.
Battery level
Icon Battery level
High
Medium
Low
Needs charging.
Empty
Note:
RAt the end of each call, the unit displays a
large icon for a few moments to indicate the
battery level.
RYou can set the unit to play a voice
announcement when the battery is low or
needs charging page 15 .
Panasonic Ni-MH battery
performance (supplied batteries)
Operation Operating time
In continuous use 12 hours max.*1
Not in use (standby) 7 days max.*1
*1 If eco mode is on.
Note:
RActual battery performance depends on
usage and ambient environment.
Intelligent eco mode
This feature automatically reduces handset
power consumption by suppressing handset
transmission power when the handset is close
to the base unit.
RWhen this feature is activated, is
displayed.
REco mode is turned off when the clarity
booster is activated (page 19).
Controls
Handset
B
E
C
D
J
K
L
I
M
A
F
G
H
A
B
A
Belt clip holes
Speaker
M N (TALK)
Headset jack
Dial keypad
*: Temporary tone dialing
0: ( ) Ringer off
MZN (SP-PHONE: Speakerphone)
MCALL BLOCKN
Microphone
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Receiver
Display
MOFFN ( )
MFLASHNMCALL WAITN
Charge contacts
nControl type
Soft keys
By pressing a soft key, you can select the
feature shown directly above it on the
display.
Navigator key
MDN, MCN, MFN, or MEN: Scroll through
various lists and items.
VOL. (Volume: MDN or MCN): Adjust the
receiver or speaker volume while talking.
MFN W: View the phonebook entry.
MEN REDIAL: View the redial list.
MCN CID (Caller ID): View the caller list.
Base unit
Charge contacts
Speaker
Display
MERASEN
MEXITN
M N (PLAY/STOP)
Message indicator
MANSWER ON/OFFN
ANSWER ON/OFF indicator
MCALL BLOCKN
Bracket
RThe base unit has an unremovable
bracket for desk or wall mounting.To
mount on a wall, see page 51
MHOLDN
MREDIALNMPAUSEN
MMUTEN
MZN (SP-PHONE: Speakerphone)
SP-PHONE indicator
Microphone
Dial keypad
*: Temporary tone dialing
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MLOCATORN MINTERCOMN
RYou can locate a misplaced handset
by pressing MLOCATORN.
MFLASHNMCALL WAITN
nControl type
Soft keys
By pressing a soft key, you can select the
feature shown directly above it on the
display.
Navigator key
MDN, MCN, MN, or MN: Scroll through
various lists and items.
VOLUME (Volume: MDN or MCN): Adjust
the speaker volume while talking.
MN/M N: Repeat/skip messages
during playback.
Display icons
Handset display items
Item Meaning
Within base unit range
Out of base unit range
The line is in use.
RWhen flashing:
The call is put on hold.
RWhen flashing rapidly: An
incoming call is now being
received.
Eco mode is on. (page 12)
Noise reduction is set.
(page 19)
Equalizer is set. (page 19)
ZSpeakerphone is on.
(page 17)
Ringer volume is off.
(page 17, page 32)
Silent mode is on. (page 37)
Call sharing mode is off.
(page 34)
Alarm is on. (page 37)
Handset number
Item Meaning
Battery level
Blocked call (page 23)
Baby monitor is activated. The
name/number displayed next
to the icon indicates the
monitoring unit. (page 38)
In use Answering system is being
used by another unit.
Line in
use
Someone is using the line.
Base unit display items
Item Meaning
Ringer volume is off.
(page 35)
Silent mode is on. (page 37)
Call sharing mode is off.
(page 34)
Greeting only is
selected. Caller messages are
not recorded. (page 49)
Blocked call (page 23)
In use Answering system is being
used by a handset.
Line in
use
Someone is using the line.
Language settings
Display language
Handset / Base unit
1MMENUN#110
2MbN: Select the desired setting. a
MSAVEN
3Proceed with the operation for your unit.
Handset: MOFFN
Base unit: MEXITN
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Voice announcement language
You can select the language used for the
following features.
Answering system guidance
Low battery alert announcement
Talking Caller ID
Handset
1MMENUN#112
2MbN: Select the desired setting. a
MSAVEN a MOFFN
Date and time
Handset
1MMENUN#101
2Enter the current month, date, and year
by selecting 2 digits for each.
Example: July 12, 2017
07 12 17
3MOKN
4Enter the current hour and minute
(12-hour clock format) by selecting 2
digits for each.
Example: 9:30
09 30
5*: Select AM or PM.
6MSAVEN a MOFFN
Note:
RWhen English is selected as the display
language, 12-hour clock format is used.
When Spanish is selected, 24-hour clock
format is used.
Recording your greeting
message
You can record your own greeting message
instead of using a pre-recorded greeting
message. See page 44 for details.
Handset
1MMENUN#302
2MbN: Yes a MSELECTN
3Record a greeting message. a MSTOPN
a MOFFN
Other settings
Dialing mode
If you cannot make calls, change this setting
according to your telephone line service. The
default setting is Tone.
Tone: For tone dial service.
Pulse: For rotary/pulse dial service.
Handset
1MMENUN#120
2MbN: Select the desired setting. a
MSAVEN a MOFFN
Low battery alert
This feature plays a voice announcement
when the battery is low or needs charging.
When this feature is turned on, the unit notifies
you as follows.
nWhen you end a call:
The unit plays a voice announcement
when the battery is low or needs
charging.
If the battery status is almost empty,
is displayed and the corresponding
announcement is made only once.
nWhen the handset is in standby mode:
If the battery is low or needs charging,
the unit plays a voice announcement at
the selected interval up to 3 times.
Note:
RAt the end of each call, the unit displays a
large icon for a few moments to indicate the
battery level.
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Setting low battery alert
To turn this feature on, select the desired
announcement interval, or select Off to turn
this feature off. The default setting is Every
hour.
Handset
1MMENUN#176 aMSELECTN
2MbN: Select the desired setting. a
MSAVEN a MOFFN
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Making calls
Using the handset
1Lift the handset and then dial the phone
number.
RTo correct a digit, press MCLEARN.
2Press MN to make the call.
RTo make the call using the
speakerphone, press MZN.
3When you finish talking, press MOFFN or
place the handset on the base unit or
charger.
Note:
RTo switch to the speaker, press MZN.
To switch back to the receiver, press MZN/
MN.
RIn step 1, you can store the dialed phone
number to the phonebook by pressing
MSAVEN.
Making a call using the redial list
The last 5 phone numbers dialed are stored in
the redial list (48 digits max. each).
1MEN REDIAL
2MbN: Select the desired entry.
3MN
Erasing a number in the redial list
1MEN REDIAL
2MbN: Select the desired entry. a
MERASEN
3MbN: Yes a MSELECTN a MOFFN
Using the base unit
1Dial the phone number.
RTo correct a digit, press MCLEARN.
2MZN
3When the other party answers, speak into
the microphone.
4When you finish talking, press MZN.
Note:
RWhile on a call, you can switch from the
base unit to the handset:
Press MN on the handset, then press
MZN on the base unit with the call
sharing mode on (page 34).
If the handset is on the base unit, simply
lift it.
Making a call using the redial list
The last 10 phone numbers dialed are stored
in the redial list (48 digits max. each).
1MREDIALN
2MbN: Select the desired entry.
3MZN
Erasing a number in the redial list
1MREDIALN
2MbN: Select the desired entry. a
MERASEN
3MbN: YES a MSELECTN a MEXITN
Adjusting the receiver or speaker
volume
Handset / Base unit
Press MDN or MCNrepeatedly while talking.
Pause (for PBX/long distance
service users)
A pause is sometimes required when making
calls using a PBX or long distance service.
When storing a calling card access number
and/or PIN in the phonebook, a pause is also
needed (page 28).
Example: If you need to dial the line access
number “9” when making outside calls with a
PBX:
Handset
19 a MDN (Pause)
2Dial the phone number. a MN
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Base unit
19 a MPAUSEN
2Dial the phone number aMZN.
Note for handset and base unit:
RA 3.5 second pause is inserted each time
you press MDN (Pause) on the handset or
MPAUSEN on the base unit.
Answering calls
Using the handset
1Lift the handset and then press MN or
MN when the unit rings.
2When you finish talking, press MOFFN or
place the handset on the base unit or
charger.
Any key answer: You can answer the call by
pressing any dial key.
Auto talk: You can answer calls simply by
lifting the handset (page 34).
Temporary handset ringer off: You can turn
the ringer off temporarily by pressing MN (left
soft key).
Using the base unit
When a call is being received, the SP-PHONE
indicator flashes rapidly.
1Press MZN when the unit rings.
2Speak into the microphone.
3When you finish talking, press MZN.
Adjusting the ringer volume
Handset / Base unit
Press MDN or MCN repeatedly to select the
desired volume while ringing.
One-touch ringer off for the handset
Press and hold 0() until the unit beeps to
turn the ringer off. While the ringer is turned
off, the handset will not ring for calls.
RYou can turn the ringer on again by
pressing and holding 0() until the unit
beeps.
Useful features during a
call
Hold
Handset
1Press MMENUN during an outside call.
2MbN: Hold a MSELECTN
3To release hold, press MN.
RAnother handset user can take the call
by pressing MN.
RThe base unit user can take the call by
pressing MZN.
Base unit
1Press MHOLDN during an outside call.
2To release hold, press MZN.
RA handset user can take the call by
pressing MN.
Note for handset and base unit:
RWhile an outside call is on hold, the
SP-PHONE indicator on the base unit
flashes.
RAfter holding for 10 minutes, the call is
disconnected.
Mute
Handset
1Press MMUTEN during a call.
2To return to the call, press MMUTEN.
Base unit
1Press MMUTEN during a call.
RThe SP-PHONE indicator flashes.
2To return to the call, press MMUTEN.
Note for handset and base unit:
R MMUTEN is a soft key visible on the display
during a call.
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Flash
Handset / Base unit
MFLASHN allows you to use the special
features of your host PBX such as transferring
an extension call, or accessing optional
telephone services.
Note:
RTo change the flash time, see page 34.
For call waiting or Call Waiting
Caller ID service users
To use call waiting or Call Waiting Caller ID,
you must first subscribe with your phone
service provider.
This feature allows you to receive calls while
you are already talking on the phone. If you
receive a call while on the phone, you will hear
a call waiting tone.
If you subscribe to both Caller ID and Call
Waiting with Caller ID services, the 2nd
caller’s information is displayed on the unit
that is in use after you hear the call waiting
tone.
Handset / Base unit
1Press MCALL WAITN to answer the 2nd
call.
2To switch between calls, press MCALL
WAITN.
Note:
RPlease contact your phone service provider
for details and availability of this service in
your area.
Temporary tone dialing (for
rotary/pulse service users)
Handset / Base unit
Press * before entering access numbers
which require tone dialing.
Handset clarity booster
This feature can improve sound clarity when
the handset is used in an area where there
may be interference. During an outside call,
this feature is turned on automatically when
necessary.
RWhen this feature is turned on, is
displayed.
Handset noise reduction
This feature allows you to hear the voice of
the person you are talking to more clearly, by
reducing the surrounding noise coming from
the other party’s telephone.
1Press MMENUN while talking.
2MbN: Noise reduction on or
Noise reduction off a
MSELECTN
Note:
RDepending on the environment where this
handset is being used, this feature may not
be effective.
RThis feature is not available while using the
speakerphone.
Handset equalizer
This feature clarifies the voice of the person
you are talking to, producing a more
natural-sounding voice that is easier to hear
and understand.
1Press MMENUN while talking.
2MbN: Equalizer a MSELECTN
3MbN: Select the desired setting.
4Press MOKN to exit.
Note:
RDepending on the condition and quality of
your telephone line, this feature may
emphasize existing line noise. If it becomes
difficult to hear, turn this feature off.
RThis feature is not available while using the
speakerphone.
RWhen both the Equalizer setting and
noise reduction are activated, is
shown on the display.
Call share
You can join an existing outside call.
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Handset
To join the conversation, press MN when
the other unit is on an outside call.
Base unit
To join the conversation, press MZN when the
handset is on an outside call.
Note for handset and base unit:
RA maximum of 3 parties (including 1 outside
party) can join a conversation using 2
extensions. (3-way conference)
RTo prevent other users from joining your
conversations with outside callers, turn call
sharing mode off (page 34).
Transferring calls, conference
calls
Outside calls can be transferred or a
conference call with an outside party can be
made:
between 2 handsets
between a handset and the base unit
Handset
1During an outside call, press MMENUN.
2MbN: Intercom a MSELECTN
3MbN: Select the desired unit. a MSELECTN
RIf you select Voice paging, the
call will be switched from the
ear-receiver mode to the
speakerphone mode.
4Wait for the paged party to answer.
RIf the paged party does not answer,
press MBACKN to return to the outside
call.
5To complete the transfer:
Press MOFFN.
To establish a conference call:
MMENUN a MbN: Conference a
MSELECTN
RTo leave the conference, press MOFFN.
The other 2 parties can continue the
conversation.
RTo put the outside call on hold:
MMENUN a MbN: Hold a
MSELECTN
To resume the conference: MMENUN
a MbN: Conference a MSELECTN
RTo cancel the conference: MMENUN a
MbN: Stop conference a
MSELECTN
You can continue the conversation
with the outside caller.
Base unit
1During an outside call, press
MINTERCOMN.
When 2 or more handsets are
registered:
To page a specific handset, enter the
handset number.
To page all handsets, press 0 or wait
for a few seconds.
2Wait for the paged party to answer.
RIf paged party does not answer, press
MINTERCOMN to return to the outside
call.
3To complete the transfer:
Press MZN.
RThe outside call is being routed to the
handset.
To establish a conference call:
Press MCONFN.
RTo leave the conference, press MZN.
The other 2 parties can continue the
conversation.
RTo put the outside call on hold, press
MHOLDN. To resume the conference,
press MCONFN.
Intercom
Intercom calls can be made:
between handsets
between a handset and the base unit
Note:
RWhen paging unit(s), the paged unit(s)
beeps for 1 minute.
RIf you receive an outside call while talking
on the intercom, the interrupt tone sounds.
Handset: To finish intercom, press
MOFFN. To answer the call, press MN.
Base unit: To finish intercom, press
MZN. To answer the call, press MZN
again.
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RTo change the ringer volume and
ringertone for intercom, see page 32
Making an intercom call
Handset
1MMENUN a MbN: Intercom a
MSELECTN
2MbN: Select the desired unit or Voice
paging. a MSELECTN
RIf you select Voice paging, speak
into the microphone after the beep.
Your voice will be heard using the
speakers of the base unit and all
handsets, until a paged party answers
your page or until you press MOFFN.
After the other party answers, the
speakerphone mode is turned on.
3When you finish talking, press MOFFN.
Note:
RYou can also use the MINTERCOMN soft
key, if displayed, to make intercom calls.
RYou cannot use voice paging if other units
are in use.
RVoice paging is not available when a range
extender (KX-TGA405) is registered to the
base unit.
Base unit
1Press MINTERCOMN.
When 2 or more handsets are
registered:
To page a specific handset, enter the
handset number.
To page all handsets, press 0 or wait
for a few seconds.
2When you finish talking, press MZN.
Answering an intercom call
Handset
1Press MN to answer the page.
2When you finish talking, press MOFFN.
Base unit
1Press MZN to answer the page.
2When you finish talking, press MZN.
Turning auto intercom on/off
This feature allows the handset or base unit to
answer intercom calls automatically when it is
called. You do not need to press MN or
MZN. When this feature is set to On, the
monitoring handset or base unit for the baby
monitor feature (page 40) will also answer
baby monitor calls automatically. The default
setting is Off.
Handset / Base unit
1MMENUN#273
2MbN: Select the desired setting. a
MSAVEN
3Proceed with the operation for your unit.
Handset: MOFFN
Base unit: MEXITN
Note:
RThis feature is not available for all handsets
paging and voice paging even if it is turned
on.
Power backup operation
When a power failure occurs, the charged
handset temporarily supplies power to the
base unit (power backup mode). This allows
you to make and receive calls using a handset
during a power failure. The base unit will not
perform any other functions. However, some
functions such as Caller ID and phonebook
are available only when using a handset other
than the handset supplying power to the base
unit. You can program Power failure
and the default setting is Auto (page 34).
Important:
RIf a handset is not placed on the base unit
when a power failure occurs, Power
outage Press OFF is displayed. After
pressing MOFFN on the handset, place it on
the base unit to start power backup mode.
RPower backup mode will not work if the
battery level of the power supplying
handset is or .
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RDo not lift the power supplying handset
from the base unit during power backup
mode.
Panasonic Ni-MH battery
performance (supplied batteries)
during power backup mode
When the batteries are fully charged,
operating time of the handset in power backup
mode varies depending on usage.
Continuous use of the handset in power
backup mode: 1.5 hours max.
Continuous use of the handset other than a
handset in power backup mode: 2 hours
max.
Not in use in power backup mode: 2 hours
max.
Making calls during a power
failure
nWhen only 1 handset is registered:
1Lift the handset and dial the phone
number.
2Within 1 minute, place the handset on
the base unit.
RWait until speakerphone is turned
on automatically and the call is
made.
3When the other party answers the call,
keep the handset on the base unit and
talk using the speakerphone.
4When you finish talking, press MOFFN.
nWhen 2 or more handsets are registered:
You should leave one handset on the base
unit for supplying the power, and use
another handset for making calls.
Note:
RThe range of the base unit is limited during
a power failure. Please use the handset
close to the base unit.
Making a call using the redial list
nWhen only 1 handset is registered:
1Lift the handset.
2MEN REDIAL
3MbN: Select the desired entry.
4Within 1 minute, place the handset on
the base unit.
RWait until speakerphone is turned
on automatically and the call is
made.
nWhen 2 or more handsets are registered:
You should leave one handset on the base
unit for supplying the power, and use
another handset for making calls.
Making a call using the phonebook
There must be at least 2 handsets
registered to the base unit in order for the
phonebook feature to be used during a
power failure.
You should leave one handset on the base
unit for supplying the power, and use another
handset for making calls.
Answering calls during a power
failure
nWhen only 1 handset is registered:
1When the unit rings, keep the handset
on the base unit and press MN or
MZN.
RSpeakerphone is turned on.
2When you finish talking, press MOFFN.
nWhen 2 or more handsets are registered:
When the unit rings, use a handset which is
not supplying power to the base unit.
RDo not use or lift the handset which is
placed on the base unit during power
backup mode.
Note:
RThe range of the base unit is limited during
a power failure. Please use the handset
close to the base unit.
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Call block
You can press the MCALL BLOCKN button in
the following situations to disconnect the
current call and add a phone number to the
call block list:
when an incoming call is being received
when an incoming call is being recorded by
the answering system
when talking on an outside call
Once a phone number has been added to the
call block list, the unit will block calls from that
phone number in the future.
Handset / Base unit
1Press MCALL BLOCKN under the
situations shown above.
2Confirm the call block number and press
MYESN.
RThe call block number is stored in the
call block list, Caller blocked is
displayed, and then the call is
disconnected.
Note:
RIf the call has no phone number, the call is
blocked but it is not stored in the call block
list.
RThe call block feature is not available for
intercom calls or calls received by call
waiting.
RBlocked calls are logged in the caller list.
Storing unwanted callers
The unit can block calls by storing the desired
items in the call block list beforehand (Caller
ID subscribers only).
Block a single number*1/Block
a single #*2: The unit blocks calls from
specific phone numbers stored in the call
block list.
Block range of numbers*1/Block
range of #*2: The unit blocks calls that
begin with a number stored in the call block
list, such as a toll-free phone number prefix
or certain area codes.
Block unknown CID*1/Block
unknown*2: The unit blocks calls that
have no phone number.
*1 Handset
*2 Base unit
Single phone numbers and ranges of numbers
can be stored in the call block list up to 250
items in total.
Blocking unwanted callers:
When a call is received, the unit rings once*1
while caller information is being received.
If the caller’s phone number matches an entry
in the call block list, the unit emits no sound to
the caller, and disconnects the call.
*1 If you do not want this one ring to sound,
select No in “Turning the first ring on/
off” (page 24).
Storing a single phone number
Important:
RWe recommend storing 10 digits (including
the area code). If only 7 digits are stored, all
numbers that have the same last 7 digits
will be blocked.
Adding call blocked numbers from
the caller list
Handset
1MCN CID
2MbN: Select the desired entry to be
blocked.
RTo edit the number: MMENUN a MbN:
Edit a MSELECTN
Press MEDITN repeatedly until the
phone number is shown in the 10-digit
format. a MSAVEN a MbN: Call
block a MSELECTN a Go to step
4.
3MCALL BLOCKN
4MbN: Yes a MSELECTN
5Edit the phone number if necessary (24
digits max.). a MSAVEN a MOFFN
Base unit
1MCIDN
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2MbN: Select the entry to be blocked.
RTo edit the number: Press MEDITN
repeatedly until the phone number is
shown in the 10-digit format.
3MCALL BLOCKN
4MbN: Yes a MSELECTN
5Edit the phone number if necessary (24
digits max.). a MSAVEN a MEXITN
Adding call blocked numbers
manually
Handset
1MCALL BLOCKN
2MbN: Block a single number a
MSELECTN
3MMENUN a MbN: Add a MSELECTN
4Enter the phone number (24 digits max.).
a MSAVEN a MOFFN
Base unit
1MCALL BLOCKN
2MbN: Block a single # a
MSELECTN
3MADDN
4Enter the phone number (24 digits max.).
a MSAVEN a MEXITN
Storing a range of number
Handset
1MCALL BLOCKN
2MbN: Block range of numbers a
MSELECTN
3MMENUN a MbN: Add a MSELECTN
4Enter the desired number (2-8 digits). a
MSAVEN a MOFFN
Base unit
1MCALL BLOCKN
2MbN: Block range of # a
MSELECTN
3MADDN
4Enter the phone number (24 digits max.).
a MSAVEN a MEXITN
Blocking incoming calls that
have no phone number
You can block calls when no phone number is
provided, such as private callers or out of area
calls.
Handset
1MCALL BLOCKN
2MbN: Block unknown CID a
MSELECTN
3MbN: Select the desired setting. a
MSAVEN a MOFFN
Base unit
1MCALL BLOCKN
2MbN: Block unknowna MSELECTN
3MbN: Select the desired setting. a
MSAVEN a MEXITN
Turning the first ring on/off
You can choose whether the first ring sounds
when a call is received.
Yes (default): The first ring for all calls will
be heard, including calls from blocked phone
numbers.
No: The first ring is muted for all calls. If this
setting is selected, the unit will never ring for
calls from blocked phone numbers.
Handset
1MCALL BLOCKN
2MbN: One ring for blocked call
a MSELECTN
3MbN: Select the desired setting. a
MSAVEN a MOFFN
Base unit
1MCALL BLOCKN
2MbN: Ring once a MSELECTN
3MbN: Select the desired setting. a
MSAVEN a MEXITN
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Viewing/editing/erasing call
block numbers
Handset
1MCALL BLOCKN
2MbN: Block a single number or
Block range of numbers a
MSELECTN
3MbN: Select the desired entry.
RAfter viewing, press MOFFN to exit.
4To edit a number:
MEDITN a Edit the number. a MSAVEN
a MOFFN
To erase a number:
MERASEN a MbN: Yes a MSELECTN
a MOFFN
Base unit
1MCALL BLOCKN
2MbN: Block a single # or Block
range of # a MSELECTN
3MbN: Select the desired entry.
RAfter viewing, press MSELECTN to exit.
4To edit a number:
MEDITN a Edit the number. a MSAVEN
a MEXITN
To erase a number:
MERASEN a MbN: Yes a MSELECTN
a MEXITN
Note:
RWhen editing, press the desired dial key to
add digits and press MCLEARN to erase
digits.
Erasing all call block numbers
Handset
1MCALL BLOCKN
2MbN: Block a single number or
Block range of numbers a
MSELECTN
3MMENUN a MbN: Erase all a
MSELECTN
4MbN: Yes a MSELECTN
5MbN: Yes a MSELECTN a MOFFN
Base unit
1MCALL BLOCKN
2MbN: Block a single # or Block
range of # a MSELECTN
3MERASEN
4MbN: Yes a MSELECTN
5MbN: Yes a MSELECTN a MEXITN
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Phonebook
You can add 100 names (16 characters max.)
and phone numbers (24 digits max.) to the
phonebook, and assign each phonebook entry
to the desired group (page 27).
Important:
RAll entries can be shared by any registered
handset.
Adding phonebook entries
Handset
1MFN W a MMENUN
2MbN: Add new entry a MSELECTN
3Enter the party’s name. a MOKN
4Enter the party’s phone number. a MOKN
5MbN: Select the desired group. a
MSELECTN 2 times a MOFFN
Note:
RIn step 3, you can switch the language for
entering characters.
# a MbN: Select the desired language. a
MOKN
Entering characters
Handset
The following operations are also available.
Press the dial key that corresponds to the
desired character. Press repeatedly to scroll
through the available characters.
Key Operation
*Switch between the
uppercase and lowercase
(A « a)
MFN MENMove the cursor
MCLEARNErase the character or number
RTo erase all, press and
hold it.
RTo enter another character that is located
on the same dial key, first press MEN to
move the cursor to the next space.
RIf you do not press any dial key within 2
seconds after entering a character, the
character is fixed and the cursor moves to
the next space.
Storing a redial list number to the
phonebook
Phone numbers of up to 24 digits can be
stored in the phonebook.
Handset
1MEN REDIAL
2MbN: Select the desired entry. a MSAVEN
3To store the name, continue from step 3,
“Editing entries”, page 27.
Base unit
1MREDIALN
2MbN: Select the desired entry. a MSAVEN
a MEXITN
Note for handset and base unit:
RThe name stored in the phonebook will be
reflected in the redial list after you make a
call using that phonebook entry.
Note for base unit:
RIf you stored redial list number to the
phonebook using the base unit, the entry is
automatically assigned to group 1.
RIf you want to edit the caller name or the
group, you can do so using the handset
(page 27).
Storing caller information to the
phonebook
Handset
1MCN CID
2MbN: Select the desired entry. a MMENUN
RTo edit the number: MbN: Edit a
MSELECTN
Press MEDITN repeatedly until the
phone number is shown in the desired
format. a MSAVEN a MbN:
Phonebook a MSELECTN a Go
to step 4.
3MbN: Save phonebook a MSELECTN
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4Continue from step 3, “Editing entries”,
page 27.
Base unit
1MCIDN
2MbN: Select the desired entry.
RTo edit the number, press MEDITN
repeatedly until the phone number is
shown in the desired format.
3MSAVEN
4MbN: Phonebook a MSELECTN
5MEXITN
Note for base unit:
RIf you stored caller information to the
phonebook using the base unit, the entry is
automatically assigned to group 1.
RIf you want to edit the caller name or the
group, you can do so using the handset
(page 27).
Groups
Groups can help you find entries in the
phonebook quickly and easily. You can
change the names of groups assigned for
phonebook entries (“Friends”, “Family”, etc.).
By assigning different ringer tones for different
groups of callers, you can identify who is
calling (ringer ID), if you have subscribed to
Caller ID service.
Changing group names/setting ringer
ID
The default group name is Group 1 to
Group 9.
Handset
1MFN W a MMENUN
2MbN: Group a MSELECTN
3MbN: Select the desired group. a
MSELECTN
4To change group names
MbN: Group name a MSELECTN a
Edit the name (10 characters max.). a
MSAVEN
To set group ringer tone
MbN: Select the current setting of the
group ringer tone. a MSELECTN a MbN:
Select the desired ringer tone. a MSAVEN
5MOFFN
Finding and calling from a
phonebook entry
Handset / Base unit
1Proceed with the operation for your unit.
Handset: MFN W
Base unit: MWN
2To scroll through all entries
MbN: Select the desired entry.
To search by first character
Press the dial key (0 to 9, or #)
which contains the character you are
searching for.
MbN: Scroll through the phonebook if
necessary.
To search by group
MGROUPN
MbN: Select the desired group. a
MSELECTN
MbN: Scroll through the phonebook if
necessary.
3Proceed with the operation for your unit.
Handset: MN
Base unit: MZN
Editing entries
Handset
1Find the desired entry (page 27).
2MMENUN a MbN: Edit a MSELECTN
3Edit the name if necessary. a MOKN
4Edit the phone number if necessary. a
MOKN
5MbN: Select the desired group (page 27).
a MSELECTN 2 times a MOFFN
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Erasing entries
Erasing an entry
Handset
1Find the desired entry (page 27).
2MMENUN a MbN: Erase a MSELECTN
3MbN: Yes a MSELECTN a MOFFN
Base unit
1Find the desired entry (page 27).
2MERASEN a MbN: Yes a MSELECTN
a MEXITN
Erasing all entries
Handset
1MFN W a MMENUN
2MbN: Erase all a MSELECTN
3MbN: Yes a MSELECTN
4MbN: Yes a MSELECTN a MOFFN
Base unit
1MWN a MERASEN
2MbN: Yes a MSELECTN
3MbN: Yes a MSELECTN
Chain dial
This feature allows you to dial phone numbers
in the phonebook while you are on a call. This
feature can be used, for example, to dial a
calling card access number or bank account
PIN that you have stored in the phonebook,
without having to dial manually.
Handset / Base unit
1Proceed with the operation for your unit.
Handset: During an outside call, press
MFN W.
Base unit: During an outside call, press
MWN.
2MbN: Select the desired entry.
3Press MCALLN to dial the number.
Note:
RWhen storing a calling card access number
and your PIN in the phonebook as one
phonebook entry, press MDN (PAUSE) to
add pauses after the number and PIN as
necessary (page 17).
RIf you have rotary/pulse service, you need
to press * before pressing MFN W on the
handset or MWN on the base unit in step 1
to change the dialing mode temporarily to
tone. When adding entries to the
phonebook, we recommend adding * to
the beginning of phone numbers you wish
to chain dial (page 26).
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Speed dial
You can assign 1 phone number to each of
the dial keys (1 to 9) on the handset.
Adding phone numbers to speed
dial keys
Handset
nBy entering phone numbers:
1Press and hold the desired speed dial
key (1 to 9). a MADDN
2MbN: Manual a MSELECTN
3Enter the party’s name (16 characters
max.). a MOKN
4Enter the party’s phone number (24
digits max.). a MOKN a MSELECTN
a MOFFN
nFrom the phonebook:
1Press and hold the desired speed dial
key (1 to 9). a MADDN
2MbN: Phonebook a MSELECTN
3MbN: Select the desired entry. a
MSAVEN a MOFFN
Note:
RIf you edit a phonebook entry which is
assigned to a speed dial key, the edited
entry does not transfer to the speed dial
key.
Editing an entry
Handset
1Press and hold the desired speed dial key
(1 to 9). a MMENUN
2MbN: Edit a MSELECTN
3Edit the name if necessary. a MOKN
4Edit the phone number if necessary. a
MOKN a MSELECTN a MOFFN
Erasing an entry
Handset
1Press and hold the desired speed dial key
(1 to 9). a MMENUN
2MbN: Erase a MSELECTN
3MbN: Yes a MSELECTN a MOFFN
Viewing an entry/Making a call
Handset
1Press and hold the desired speed dial key
(1 to 9).
2To make a call, press MN.
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Menu list
To access the features, there are 2 methods.
Handset / Base unit
nScrolling through the display menus
1MMENUN
2Press MCN or MDN to select the desired main menu. a MSELECTN
3Press MCN or MDN to select the desired item from the next sub-menus. a MSELECTN
4Press MCN or MDN to select the desired setting. a MSAVEN
nUsing the direct command code
1MMENUN a Enter the desired code.
Example: Press MMENUN#101.
For available code:
Handset: see page 30
Base unit: see page 35
2Select the desired setting. a MSAVEN
Note:
RTo exit the operation, press MOFFN on the handset or MEXIT N on the base unit..
RIn the following table, < > indicates the default settings.
RIn the following table, indicates the reference page number.
RDisplay menu order and sub-menu may vary depending on your model.
Display menu tree and direct command code table
n Handset
Main menu: WPhonebook
Operation Code
Viewing the phonebook entry. #280 27
Main menu: Caller list
Operation Code
Viewing the caller list. #213 42
Main menu: Answering device
Sub-menu 1 Sub-menu 2 Settings Code
Play new message #323 45
Play all message #324 45
Erase all
message*1
#325 46
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Sub-menu 1 Sub-menu 2 Settings Code
Greeting Record greeting*1#302 44
Check greeting #303 45
Pre-recorded*1
(Reset to pre-recorded
greeting)
#304 45
New message
alert*1
Outgoing call
On/Off
On
<Off>
#338 46
Outgoing call
Notification to
Outgoing call
Remote code
Activate
<Inactivate>
Base unit beep On
<Off>
#339 46
Settings Ring count*1Toll saver
2-7 rings
<4 rings>
#211 49
Recording time*1<3 min>
1 min
Greeting only*2
#305 49
Remote code*1 <111>#306 48
Screen call <On>
Off
#310 49
Answer on*1 #327 44
Answer off*1 #328 44
Main menu: Voicemail access
Operation Code
Listening to voicemail messages. #330 51
Main menu: Intercom
Operation Code
Paging the desired unit. #274 21
Main menu: Set date & time
Sub-menu 1 Sub-menu 2 Settings Code
Date and time*1 #101 15
Memo alarm Alarm1-3 <Off>
Once
Daily
Weekly
#720 37
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Sub-menu 1 Sub-menu 2 Settings Code
Time adjustment*1, *3 – <Caller ID
auto>
Manual
#226
Main menu: Speed dial
Operation Code
Viewing the speed dial entry. #261 29
Main menu: Settings
Sub-menu 1 Sub-menu 2 Settings Code
Ring adjustments Ringer volume
(Incoming)
Off6 <6> #160
Intercom ringer
volume
1–6 <6> #175
Ringer tone
(Incoming)*4,*5
<Tone 1>#161
Intercom ringer
tone*4,*5
<Tone 3>#163
Silent mode On/Off
On
– <Off>
#238 37
Start/End
< 11:00 PM /
06:00 AM>
#237 38
Select group
Group 1-9
#241 38
Set date & time Date and time*1#101 15
Memo alarm
Alarm1-3
<Off>
Once
Daily
Weekly
#720 37
Time adjustment*1, *3 <Caller ID
auto>
Manual
#226
Talking caller ID <On>
Off
#162
42
Low battery alert Off
<Every hour>
Every 3 hours
Every 6 hours
#176 15
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Sub-menu 1 Sub-menu 2 Settings Code
Key detector
setting*6
1: Add new
device (for
Detector1)*7
2: Add new
device (for
Detector2)
3: Add new
device (for
Detector3)
4: Add new
device (for
Detector4)
Change name*1Detector1 #6561
Detector2*8#6562*8
Detector3*8#6563*8
Detector4*8#6564*8
Registration #6571
#6572*8
#6573*8
#6574*8
Deregistration #6581
#6582*8
#6583*8
#6584*8
Call block*1Block a single
number
#217 23
Block range of
numbers
– 24
Block unknown CID
(CID: Caller ID)
Block
<Unblock>
#240 24
One ring for blocked
call
<Yes>
No
#173 24
Speed dial #261 29
Record greeting*1 #302 44
Voicemail Save VM access#*1
(VM: Voicemail)
#331 50
VM tone detect*1<On>
Off
#332 50
LCD contrast
(Display contrast)
Level 1–4 <2> #145
Handset name #104 40
Display name On
<Off>
#105 41
Auto intercom On
<Off>
#273 21
Key tone – <On>
Off
#165
Caller ID edit
(Caller ID number auto
edit)
– <On>
Off
#214 43
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Sub-menu 1 Sub-menu 2 Settings Code
Auto talk*9On
<Off>
#200 18
Set tel line Set dial mode*1<Tone>
Pulse
#120 15
Set flash time*1, *10 80 ms
90 ms
100 ms
110 ms
160 ms
200 ms
250 ms
300 ms
400 ms
600 ms
<700 ms>
900 ms
#121 19
Set line mode*1, *11 A <B>#122
Call sharing*1– <On>
Off
#194 19
Registration Register handset #130 41
Deregistration*2#131 41
Power failure – <Auto>
Off
#152 21
Change language Display <English>
Español
#110 14
Announcement*1<English>
Español
#112 15
Main menu: Customer support
Operation Code
Displaying customer support Web address. #680
Main menu: Baby monitor
Sub-menu 1 Sub-menu 2 Settings Code
On/Off On
<Off>
#268 38
Sensitivity level – Low
<Middle>
High
#269 40
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Main menu: Key detector*6
Sub-menu 1 Sub-menu 2 Settings Code
Search #655
Battery check – –
n Base unit
Main menu: WPhonebook
Operation Code
Viewing the phonebook entry. #280 27
Main menu: Caller list
Operation Code
Viewing the caller list. #213 42
Main menu: Answer device
Sub-menu 1 Sub-menu 2 Settings Code
Screen call – <On>
Off
#310 49
Main menu: Settings
Sub-menu 1 Sub-menu 2 Settings Code
Ring adjustments Ringer volume Off6 <1> #160
Silent mode On/Off
On
– <Off>
#238 37
Start/End
< 11:00 PM /
06:00 AM>
#237 38
Select group
Group 1 - 9
#241 38
Talking CID
(Talking Call Display)
On
<Off>
#162 42
Call block*1Block a single # #217 23
Block range of # – 24
Block unknown Block
<Unblock>
#240 24
Ring once <Yes>
No
#173 24
LCD contrast
(Display contrast)
Level 1–6 <3> #145
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Sub-menu 1 Sub-menu 2 Settings Code
Auto intercom On
<Off>
#273 21
Caller ID edit
(Caller ID number auto
edit)
– <On>
Off
#214 43
Change language
(Display)
– <English>
Español
#110 14
Main menu: Cust. Support
Operation Code
Displaying customer support Web address. #680
*1 If you program these settings using one of the units, you do not need to program the same
item using another unit.
*2 This menu is not displayed when scrolling through the display menus. It is only available in
direct command code.
*3 This feature allows the unit to automatically adjust the date and time each time caller
information including date and time is received.
To turn this feature on, select Caller ID auto. To turn this feature off, select
Manual. (Caller ID subscribers only)
To use this feature, set the date and time first (page 15).
*4 If you subscribe to a distinctive ring service (such as IDENTA-RING), select a tone (tone 1 to
2). If you select a melody, you cannot distinguish lines by their ringers.
*5 The preset melodies in this product (Tone 3 - Melody 10) are used with permission of
© 2004 - 2013 Copyrights Vision Inc.
*6 This setting is available when you have the key detector (KX-TGA20). Read the installation
manual for more information on the key detector.
*7 For models with supplied key detectors, the display shows1: Detector1”.
*8 If you register 2 or more key detectors.
*9 If you subscribe to a Caller ID service and want to view the caller’s information after lifting up
the handset to answer a call, turn off this feature.
*10 The flash time depends on your telephone exchange or host PBX. Contact your PBX
supplier if necessary. The setting should stay at 700 ms unless pressing MFLASHN fails to
pick up the waiting call.
*11 Generally, the line mode setting should not be changed. This setting automatically maintains
receiver volume at the proper level depending on the current telephone line condition. Set
the line mode to A if telephone line condition is not good.
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Alarm
An alarm sounds at the set time for 1 minute
and is repeated 5 times at 5 minute intervals
(snooze function). A text memo can also be
displayed for the alarm. A total of 3 separate
alarm times can be programmed for each
handset. You can set one of 3 different alarm
options (once, daily, or weekly) for each alarm
time.
Important:
RMake sure the unit’s date and time setting
is correct (page 15).
Handset
1MMENUN#720
2MbN: Select the desired alarm. a
MSELECTN
3MbN: Select the desired alarm option. a
MSELECTN
Off
Turns alarm off. Go to step 10.
Once
An alarm sounds once at the set time.
Daily
An alarm sounds daily at the set time.
Go to step 5.
Weekly
Alarm sounds weekly at the set time(s).
4Proceed with the operation according to
your selection in step 3.
nOnce:
Enter the desired month and date. a
MOKN
nWeekly:
MbN: Select the desired day of the week
and press MSELECTN. a MOKN
5Set the desired time
6*: Select AM or PM. a MOKN
7Enter a text memo (10 characters max.).
a MOKN
8MbN: Select the desired alarm tone. a
MSELECTN
RWe recommend selecting a different
ringer tone from the one used for
outside calls.
9MbN: Select the desired snooze setting.
a MSAVEN
10 MSELECTN a MOFFN
Note:
RPress MSTOPN to stop the alarm completely.
RWhen the handset is in use, the alarm will
not sound until the handset is in standby
mode.
RPress any dial key or MSNOOZEN to stop
the sound but keep the snooze function
activated.
RIf you want to make an outside call when
the snooze function is activated, please
stop the snooze function before making the
call.
Silent mode
Silent mode allows you to select a period of
time during which the handset and/or base
unit will not ring for outside calls. This feature
is useful for time periods when you do not
want to be disturbed, for example, while
sleeping. Silent mode can be set for each unit.
Using the phonebook’s group feature
(page 27), you can also select groups of
callers whose calls override silent mode and
ring the unit (Caller ID subscribers only).
Important:
RMake sure the unit’s date and time setting
is correct (page 15).
RIf you have set the alarm, the alarm sounds
even if the silent mode is turned on.
Turning silent mode on/off
Handset
1MMENUN#238
2MbN: Select the desired setting. a
MSAVEN
RIf you select Off, press MOFFN to
exit.
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3Enter the desired hour and minute you
wish to start this feature.
4*: Select AM or PM. a MOKN
5Enter the desired hour and minute you
wish to end this feature.
6*: Select AM or PM.
7MSAVEN a MOFFN
Base unit
1MMENUN#238
2MbN: Select the desired setting. a
MSAVEN
RIf you select Off, press MEXITN to
exit.
3Enter the desired hour and minute you
wish to start this feature.
4MAM/PMN: Select AM or PM. a MOKN
5Enter the desired hour and minute you
wish to end this feature.
6MAM/PMN: Select AM or PM.
7MSAVEN a MEXITN
Changing the start and end time
Handset / Base unit
1MMENUN#237
2Continue from step 3 for the handset or
step 3 for base unit, “Turning silent mode
on/off”, page 37.
Selecting groups to bypass silent
mode
Handset / Base unit
1MMENUN#241
2MbN: Select your desired groups. a
MSELECTN
R” is displayed next to the selected
group numbers.
RTo cancel the selected group:
MbN: Select the group. a Press
MSELECTN again. ” disappears.
3MSAVEN
4Proceed with the operation for your unit.
Handset: MOFFN
Base unit: MEXITN
Baby monitor
This feature allows you to listen in on a room
where another handset is located, allowing
you to easily monitor from different areas of
the house or even while away from home. The
monitored handset (placed in a baby’s room,
for example) will automatically call the
monitoring handset, base unit, or the phone
number stored when it detects sound.
Important:
RBefore using this feature, we recommend
that you test this feature and adjust the
baby monitor sensitivity as needed,
especially if you plan to monitor from
outside.
RThis feature should not be used as a
substitute for a medical or caregiver’s
supervision. It is the caregiver’s
responsibility to stay close enough to
handle any eventuality.
Note:
RIf the unit is connected to a PBX system,
you cannot set the baby monitor.
RDuring the monitoring mode, battery
consumption is faster than usual. We
recommend leaving the monitored handset
on the base unit or charger.
RThe monitored handset never rings while it
is being monitored. If the base unit is
placed near the monitored handset, we
recommend turning off the base unit ringer
volume (page 35).
Setting the baby monitor
Perform the setting operation with the handset
to be monitored (for example, the handset
placed in a baby’s room).
To monitor with a unit
The internal baby monitor feature is available:
between handsets
between a handset and the base unit
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Handset
1MMENUN#268
2MbN: On a MSELECTN
3MbN: Select the desired unit’s number to
monitor with. a MSAVEN
RBaby monitor will be displayed.
RThe registered unit’s name/number is
displayed.
Note:
RWhen this feature is on, another handset or
the base unit can hear the monitored
handset by making an intercom call.
To monitor from outside
If you enable this feature, the unit will call a
pre-programmed phone number when the
handset detects sound. After you answer the
call, you can listen in on the room where the
handset is located.
Handset
nFrom the phonebook:
1MMENUN#268
2MbN: On a MSELECTN
3MbN: Select Outgoing call to
monitor from outside. a MADDN
4MbN: Phonebook a MSELECTN
5MbN: Select the phonebook entry. a
MSAVEN
RBaby monitor will be displayed.
Note:
RIf you edit a phonebook entry which is
assigned for monitoring, the edited entry
does not transfer to the monitor.
nBy entering phone numbers:
1MMENUN#268
2MbN: On a MSELECTN
3MbN: Select Outgoing call to
monitor from outside. a MADDN
4MbN: Manual a MSELECTN
5Enter the desired name. a MOKN
6Enter the desired number. a MOKN
a MSELECTN
RBaby monitor will be displayed.
Note:
RThe registered name/number is displayed.
Turning off the baby monitor
The monitored handset cannot be used while
baby monitor is set to On.
Handset
1Press MMENUN on the handset being
monitored.
2MbN: On/Off a MSELECTN
3MbN: Off a MSELECTN a MOFFN
Editing an outside monitoring number
Handset
1Press MMENUN on the handset being
monitored.
2MbN: On/Off a MSELECTN
3MbN: On a MSELECTN
4MbN: Select the outside line.
5MMENUN a MbN: Edit a MSELECTN
6Edit the name if necessary. a MOKN
7Edit the phone number if necessary. a
MOKN a MSELECTN
Erasing an outside monitoring
number
Handset
1Press MMENUN on the handset being
monitored.
2MbN: On/Off a MSELECTN
3MbN: On a MSELECTN
4MbN: Select the outside line.
5MMENUN a MbN: Erase a MSELECTN
6MbN: Yes a MSELECTN a MOFFN
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Baby monitor sensitivity
You can adjust the sensitivity of the baby
monitor. Increase or decrease the sensitivity to
adjust the sound level needed to trigger the
baby monitor feature.
RThis feature cannot be set during a
monitoring call.
Handset
1Press MMENUN on the handset being
monitored.
2MbN: Sensitivity level a
MSELECTN
3MbN: Select the desired setting. a
MSAVEN a MOFFN
Answering the baby monitor
nWhen monitoring with a unit:
Handset: Press M N to answer a call.
Base unit: Press MN to answer a call.
If you want to respond from the monitoring
unit, press MMUTEN.
RThe monitoring unit will answer calls
automatically when the auto intercom
feature is set to On (page 21).
Note:
RIf you receive an outside call when
communicating with the monitored handset,
the interrupt tone sounds.
To answer the call with the handset,
press MOFFN, then press MN.
To answer the call with the base unit,
press MZN 3 times.*1
*1 If MMUTEN is pressed, press MZN 2
times.
nWhen monitoring from outside:
Answer the call.
If you want to respond from your monitoring
phone, press #1 using tone dialing.
You can turn off the baby monitor feature
by pressing #0.
Note:
RThe unit disconnects the call automatically
after 2 minutes.
Other programming
Changing the handset name
The default handset name is Handset 1 to
Handset 6. You can customize the name
of each handset (“Bob”, “Kitchen”, etc.). This is
useful when you make intercom calls between
handsets. To display the handset name in
standby mode, turn on the handset name
display feature (page 41).
Handset
1MMENUN#104
2Enter the desired name (10 characters
max.). a MSAVEN a MOFFN
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Displaying the handset name
You can select whether or not the handset
name is displayed in standby mode. The
default setting is Off.
Handset
1MMENUN#105
2MbN: Select the desired setting. a
MSAVEN a MOFFN
Registering a unit
Operating additional units
Additional handsets
Up to 6 handsets can be registered to the
base unit.
Important:
RSee page 4 for information on the available
model.
Registering a handset to the
base unit
The supplied handset and base unit are
pre-registered. If for some reason the handset
is not registered to the base unit, re-register
the handset.
1Handset:
MMENUN#130
2Base unit:
Press and hold MLOCATORN for about 5
seconds.
RIf all registered handsets start ringing,
press MLOCATORN again to stop, then
repeat this step.
3Handset:
Press MOKN, then wait until a long beep
sounds.
Deregistering a handset
A handset can cancel its own registration to
the base unit, or other handsets registered to
the same base unit. This allows the handset to
end its wireless connection with the system.
Handset
1MMENUN#131
RAll handsets registered to the base unit
are displayed.
2MbN: Select the handset you want to
cancel. a MSELECTN
3MbN: Yes a MSELECTN a MOFFN
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Using Caller ID service
Important:
RThis unit is Caller ID compatible. To use
Caller ID features, you must subscribe to a
Caller ID service. Contact your phone
service provider for details.
Caller ID features
Handset / Base unit
When an outside call is being received, the
caller information is displayed.
Caller information for the last 50 callers is
logged in the caller list from the most recent
call to the oldest.
RIf the unit cannot receive caller information,
the following is displayed:
Out of area: The caller dials from
an area which does not provide a Caller
ID service.
Private caller*1/Private*2:
The caller requests not to send caller
information.
Long distance*1/Long dist.*2:
The caller makes a long distance call.
RIf the unit is connected to a PBX system,
caller information may not be properly
received. Contact your PBX supplier.
*1 Handset
*2 Base unit
Missed calls
Handset / Base unit
If a call is not answered, the unit treats it as a
missed call. The display shows Missed
call.
Note:
REven when there are unviewed missed
calls, Missed call disappears from the
standby display if the following operation is
performed by one of the units:
A handset is replaced on the base unit
or charger.
Pressing MOFFN on a handset.
Pressing MEXITN on the base unit.
Phonebook name display
When caller information is received and it
matches a phone number stored in the
phonebook, the stored name in the
phonebook is displayed and logged in the
caller list.
Talking Caller ID
Handset / Base unit
This feature lets you know who is calling
without looking at the display.
To use this feature, you must:
subscribe to a Caller ID service of your
phone service provider.
turn this feature on (page 32,35).
When caller information is received, the
handsets and/or base unit announce the
caller’s name or phone number received from
your phone service provider following every
ring.
RName pronunciation may vary. This feature
may not pronounce all names correctly.
RCaller ID service has a limit of how many
characters can be displayed. If the caller’s
name is too long, the unit may not be able
to display or announce the entire name.
Phonebook name announcement
When caller information is received and it
matches a phone number stored in the
phonebook, the stored name in the
phonebook is announced.
Caller list
Important:
RMake sure the unit’s date and time setting
is correct (page 15).
Viewing the caller list and calling
back
Handset / Base unit
1Proceed with the operation for your unit.
Handset: MCN CID
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Base unit: MCIDN
2Press MCN to search from the most recent
call, or MDN to search from the oldest call.
3Proceed with the operation for your unit.
Handset:
To call back, press MN.
To exit, press MOFFN.
Base unit:
To call back, press MZN.
To exit, press MEXITN.
Note:
RIf the entry has already been viewed or
answered, ” is displayed.
Editing a caller’s phone number
You can edit a phone number in the caller list
by removing its area code and/or the long
distance code “1”.
Handset
1MCN CID
2MbN: Select the desired entry. a MMENUN
3MbN: Edit a MSELECTN
4Press MEDITN repeatedly until the phone
number is shown in the desired format.
5MN
Base unit
1MCIDN
2MbN: Select the desired entry.
3Press MEDITN repeatedly until the phone
number is shown in the desired format.
4MZN
Caller ID number auto edit feature
Once you call back an edited number, the unit
which was used to call back remembers the
area code and format of the edited number.
The next time someone calls from the same
area code, caller information is customized by
the unit as follows:
When the call is being received, the Caller
ID number is displayed in the same format
as the edited number.
After the call has ended, the caller’s phone
number is displayed in the same format as
the edited number, when reviewed from the
caller list.
For example, you can use this feature to set
the unit to ignore the area code of callers in
your area, so that you can call these local
numbers using caller information without
dialing the area code.
To activate this feature, you must edit an entry
in the caller list, then call that number. After
that, phone numbers from that caller’s area
code are edited automatically.
This feature can be set for each unit
(page 33). The default setting is On.
Note:
RPhone numbers from the 4 most recently
edited area codes are automatically edited.
Erasing selected caller
information
Handset / Base unit
1Proceed with the operation for your unit.
Handset: MCN CID
Base unit: MCIDN
2MbN: Select the desired entry.
3MERASEN a MbN: Yes a MSELECTN
4Proceed with the operation for your unit.
Handset: MOFFN
Base unit: MEXITN
Erasing all caller information
Handset / Base unit
1Proceed with the operation for your unit.
Handset: MCN CID
Base unit: MCIDN
2MERASEN a MbN: Yes a MSELECTN
3Handset: MOFFN
Base unit: MEXITN
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Answering system
The answering system can answer and record
calls for you when you are unavailable to
answer the phone.
You can also set the unit to play a greeting
message but not to record caller messages by
selecting Greeting only as the recording
time setting (page 49).
Important:
RMake sure the unit’s date and time setting
is correct (page 15).
Memory capacity (including your
greeting message)
The total recording capacity is about 17
minutes. A maximum of 64 messages can be
recorded.
Note:
RWhen message memory becomes full:
Messages full is shown on the
handset and base unit display.
The ANSWER ON/OFF indicator on the
base unit flashes rapidly if the answering
system is turned on.
If you use the pre-recorded greeting
message, the unit automatically switches
to another pre-recorded greeting
message asking callers to call again
later.
If you recorded your own greeting
message, the same message is still
announced to callers even though their
messages are not recorded.
Turning the answering
system on/off
Base unit
Press MANSWER ON/OFFN to turn on/off the
answering system.
Handset
1To turn on:
MMENUN#327
To turn off:
MMENUN#328
2MOFFN
Note for base unit and handset:
RWhen the answering system is turned on,
the ANSWER ON/OFF indicator on the
base unit lights up.
Greeting message
When the unit answers a call, a greeting
message is played to callers.
You can use either:
your own greeting message
a pre-recorded greeting message
Recording your greeting message
Handset
1MMENUN#302
2MbN: Yes a MSELECTN
3After a beep sounds, hold the handset
about 20 cm (8 inches) away and speak
clearly into the microphone (2 minutes
max.).
4Press MSTOPN to stop recording. a
MOFFN
Using a pre-recorded greeting
message
The unit provides 2 pre-recorded greeting
messages:
If you reset to pre-recorded greeting or do
not record your own greeting message, the
unit plays a pre-recorded greeting asking
callers to leave a message.
If the message recording time (page 49)
is set to Greeting only, callers’
messages are not recorded and the unit
plays a different pre-recorded greeting
message asking callers to call again.
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Resetting to a pre-recorded greeting
message
Use this procedure to erase your greeting
message and use a pre-recorded one.
Handset
1MMENUN#304
2MYESN a MOFFN
Playing back the greeting
message
Handset
1MMENUN#303
2To exit, press MOFFN.
Listening to messages
Important:
RWhen using the base unit or handset to
listen to messages, the noise reduction
feature (page 19) is activated automatically
in spite of the setting ( is not
displayed).
Using the base unit
When new messages have been recorded,
MN on the base unit flashes.
New message is displayed.
Press MN (PLAY).
RDuring playback, MN on the base unit
lights.
RIf new messages have been recorded, the
base unit plays back new messages.
RIf there are no new messages, the base
unit plays back all messages.
Operating the answering system
during playback
Key Operation
MDN or MCNAdjust the speaker
volume
Key Operation
M N Repeat message*1
MNSkip message
MN (STOP) Stop playback
MERASENErase currently playing
message
*1 If pressed within the first 5 seconds of a
message, the previous message is
played.
Calling back (Caller ID subscribers
only)
Press MZN during playback.
RTo edit the number before calling back,
press MEDITN repeatedly until the phone
number is shown in the desired format
(page 43).
Erasing all messages
Press MERASEN 2 times while the unit is not in
use.
Using the handset
When new messages have been recorded,
New message is displayed.
1To listen to new messages:
MMENUN#323
To listen to all messages:
MMENUN#324
2When finished, press MOFFN.
Note:
RTo switch to the receiver, press MN.
RYou can also use the MPLAYN soft key, if
displayed, to play new messages.
Operating the answering system
MMENUN a MbN: Answering device a
MSELECTN
Key Operation
MDN or MCNAdjust the receiver/speaker
volume (during playback)
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Key Operation
1 or MFNRepeat message (during
playback)*1
2 or MENSkip message (during
playback)
3Enter the Settings menu
4Play new messages
5Play all messages
6Play greeting message
76 Record greeting message
8Turn answering system on
MPAUSENPause message*2
9 or
MSTOPN
Stop recording
Stop playback
0Turn answering system off
*4*3Erase currently playing
message
*5 Erase all messages
*6 Reset to a pre-recorded
greeting message
*1 If pressed within the first 5 seconds of a
message, the previous message is
played.
*2 To resume playback:
MbN: Playback a MSELECTN
*3 You can also erase as follows:
MPAUSEN a MbN: Erase a
MSELECTN a MbN: Yes a MSELECTN
Calling back (Caller ID subscribers
only)
1Press MPAUSEN during playback.
2MbN: Call back a MSELECTN
Editing the number before calling back
1Press MPAUSEN during playback.
2MbN: Edit & Call a MSELECTN
3Press MEDITN repeatedly until the phone
number is shown in the desired format
(page 43). a MN
Erasing all messages
1MMENUN#325
2MbN: Yes a MSELECTN a MOFFN
Advanced new message
alerting features
Audible message alert
This feature allows the base unit to beep to
inform you of a new message arrival when
new messages are recorded. The base unit
beeps 2 times every minute until you listen to
the messages, if the Base unit beep
setting is turned on. The default setting is
Off.
Handset
1MMENUN#339
2MbN: Select the desired setting. a
MSAVEN a MOFFN
New message alert by a call
This feature allows you to receive a
notification by phone when new messages are
recorded. The base unit calls a phone number
you specify. You can then operate the
answering system remotely to listen to the
new message.
To use this feature, you must:
store a phone number to which the unit
makes the call to.
turn on the new message alert setting.
After you answer the new message alert call,
you can listen to messages from that call
(page 47).
Important:
RA new message alert is stopped 1 minute
after the unit starts to call. The unit will not
retry the call even if the call is not answered.
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Storing a phone number to which the
unit makes an alert call
Handset
nFrom the phonebook:
1MMENUN#338
2MbN: Notification to a
MSELECTN a MADDN
3MbN: Phonebook a MSELECTN
4MbN: Select the desired phonebook
entry. a MSAVEN a MOFFN
nBy entering a phone number:
1MMENUN#338
2MbN: Notification to a
MSELECTN a MADDN
3MbN: Manual a MSELECTN
4Enter the desired name (16 characters
max.). a MOKN
5Enter the desired number (24 digits
max.). a MOKN a MSELECTN a
MOFFN
Turning on/off the new message alert
setting
Handset
1MMENUN#338
2MbN: On/Off a MSELECTN
3MbN: Select the desired setting. a
MSAVEN a MOFFN
Editing the set phone number
Handset
1MMENUN#338
2MbN: Notification to a MSELECTN
3MMENUN a MbN: Edit a MSELECTN
4Edit the name if necessary (16 characters
max.). a MOKN
5Edit the phone number if necessary (24
digits max.). a MOKN a MSELECTN a
MOFFN
Erasing the set phone number
Handset
1MMENUN#338
2MbN: Notification to a MSELECTN
3MMENUN a MbN: Erase a MSELECTN
4MbN: Yes a MSELECTN a MOFFN
RThe new message alert setting is
turned off.
Activating/inactivating the remote
access code to play messages
If you activate this feature, you must enter the
remote access code (page 48) to play the
new message from the new message alert
call. This is so that unauthorized parties
cannot listen to your messages. The default
setting is Inactivate.
Inactivate: You can listen to the
message by pressing 4 to play new
messages (without entering the remote
access code).
Activate: You must enter your remote
access code and then press 4 to play new
message.
Handset
1MMENUN#338
2MbN: Remote code a MSELECTN
3MbN: Select the desired setting. a
MSAVEN a MOFFN
Listening to messages
After you answer the new message alert, you
can listen to the messages as follows.
nWhen the remote access code is set to
Inactivate:
Press 4 to play the new message during
the announcement.
nWhen the remote access code is set to
Activate”:
1Enter the remote access code
(page 48) during the announcement.
2Press 4 to play the new message.
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Note:
RWithin 10 seconds after listening to new
messages, you can press #9 during the
call to turn off the new message alert by a
call feature.
REven if the unit makes a new message alert
call, the handset redial list does not show
the record. However, on the base unit redial
list it is shown as Message alert.
Remote operation
Using a touch-tone phone, you can call your
phone number from outside and access the
unit to listen to messages or change
answering system settings. The unit’s voice
guidance prompts you to press certain dial
keys to perform different operations.
Remote access code
A 3-digit remote access code must be entered
when operating the answering system
remotely. This code prevents unauthorized
parties from listening to your messages
remotely. The default setting is 111.
Important:
RTo prevent unauthorized access to this
product, we recommend that you regularly
change the remote code.
Handset
1MMENUN#306
2Enter the desired 3-digit remote access
code. a MSAVEN a MOFFN
Deactivating remote operation
Press * in step 2 on “Remote access code”,
page 48.
RThe entered remote access code is deleted.
Using the answering system
remotely
1Dial your phone number from a
touch-tone phone.
2After the greeting message starts, enter
your remote access code.
3Follow the voice guidance prompts as
necessary or control the unit using
remote commands (page 48).
4When finished, hang up.
Voice guidance
nWhen the English voice guidance is
selected
During remote operation, the unit’s voice
guidance starts and prompts you to press
1 to perform a specific operation, or press
2 to listen to more available operations.
nWhen the Spanish voice guidance is
selected
To start the voice guidance, press 9. The
voice guidance announces the available
remote commands (page 48).
Note:
RIf you do not press any dial keys within 10
seconds after a voice guidance prompt, the
unit disconnects your call.
Remote commands
You can press dial keys to access certain
answering system functions without waiting for
the voice guidance to prompt you.
Key Operation
1Repeat message (during
playback)*1
2Skip message (during playback)
4Play new messages
5Play all messages
9Stop playback*2
Start voice guidance*3
0Turn answering system off
*4 Erase currently playing message
*5 Erase all messages
*# End remote operation
(or hang up)
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*1 If pressed within the first 5 seconds of a
message, the previous message is
played.
*2 For English voice guidance only
*3 For Spanish voice guidance only
Turning on the answering system
remotely
1Dial your phone number from a
touch-tone phone.
2Let the phone ring 15 times.
RA long beep is heard.
3Enter your remote access code within 10
seconds after the long beep.
RThe greeting message is played back.
RYou can either hang up, or enter your
remote access code again and begin
remote operation (page 48).
Answering system settings
Call screening
Handset / Base unit
While a caller is leaving a message, you can
listen to the call through the unit’s speaker.
To adjust the speaker volume, press MDN or
MCN repeatedly.
You can answer the call by pressing M N on
the handset or MZN on the base unit.
Call screening can be set for each unit. The
default setting is On.
1MMENUN#310
2MbN: Select the desired setting. a
MSAVEN
3Proceed with the operation for your unit.
Handset: MOFFN
Base unit: MEXITN
Number of rings before the unit
answers a call
You can change the number of times the
phone rings Ring count before the unit
answers calls. You can select 2 to 7 rings, or
Toll saver.
The default setting is 4 rings.
Toll saver: The unit’s answering system
answers at the end of the 2nd ring when new
messages have been recorded, or at the end
of the 5th ring when there are no new
messages. If you call your phone from outside
to listen to new messages (page 48), you
know that there are no new messages when
the phone rings for the 3rd time. You can then
hang up without being charged for the call.
Handset
1MMENUN#211
2MbN: Select the desired setting. a
MSAVEN a MOFFN
Caller’s recording time
You can change the maximum message
recording time allowed for each caller. The
default setting is 3 min.
Handset
1MMENUN#305
2MbN: Select the desired setting. a
MSAVEN a MOFFN
SelectingGreeting only
You can select Greeting only which sets
the unit to announce a greeting message to
callers but not record messages.
Select Greeting only in step 2 on
“Caller’s recording time”, page 49.
Note:
RWhen you select Greeting only:
If you do not record your own message,
the unit will play the pre-recorded
greeting-only message asking callers to
call again later.
If you use your own message, record the
greeting-only message asking callers to
call again later (page 44).
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Voicemail service
In addition to your unit’s answering system
you may also have voicemail service from
your phone service provider. Voicemail is
an answering service that may be offered by
your phone service provider. This service can
also record calls when you are unavailable to
answer the phone or when your line is busy.
Messages are recorded on the phone
company system and not on the unit’s
answering system.
RTo use the voicemail service rather than the
unit’s answering system, turn off the
answering system (page 44).
If you have unit’s answering system set to on
and also the voicemail enabled, the system
with least amount of rings will record the
message first.
Example:
If the unit’s answering system is set to 4 rings
(page 49) and the voicemail answering system
provided by your phone company is set to 6
rings (call your service provider), the unit’s
answering system will record the incoming call
first.
Storing the voicemail (VM)
access number
In order to listen to your voicemail messages,
you must dial your phone service provider’s
voicemail access number. Once you have
stored your voicemail access number, you can
dial it automatically (page 51).
Handset
1MMENUN#331
2Enter your access number (24 digits
max.). a MSAVEN a MOFFN
Note:
RWhen storing your voicemail access
number and your mailbox password, press
MDN (Pause) to add pauses (page 17)
between the access number and the
password as necessary. Contact your
phone service provider for the required
pause time.
Example:
1-222-333-4444
VM access
number
Pauses Password
PPPP 8888
To erase the voicemail access number
Handset
1MMENUN#331
2Press and hold MCLEARN until all digits
are erased. a MSAVEN a MOFFN
Voicemail (VM) tone detection
Handset / Base unit
Your phone service provider sends special
signals (sometimes called “voicemail tones” or
“stutter tones”) to the unit to let you know you
have new voicemail messages. If you hear a
series of dial tones followed by a continuous
dial tone after you press MN on the handset
or press MZN on the base unit, you have new
voicemail messages. Soon after you hang up
a call or after the phone stops ringing, your
unit checks the phone line to see if new
voicemail messages have been recorded.
Turn this feature off when:
You do not subscribe to voicemail service.
Your phone service provider does not send
voicemail tones.
Your phone is connected to a PBX.
If you are not sure which setting is required,
contact your phone service provider.
Turning VM tone detection on/off
The default setting is On.
Handset
1MMENUN#332
2MbN: Select the desired setting. a
MSAVEN a MOFFN
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Listening to voicemail messages
When new messages have been recorded,
Voicemail msg. via phone co.*1/
Voicemail msg.*2 are displayed if
message indication service is available.
*1 Handset
*2 Base unit
Handset
1MMENUN#330
RThe speakerphone turns on.
2Follow the pre-recorded instructions.
3When finished, hang up.
Note:
RYou can also use the MACCESSN soft key,
if displayed, to play new voicemail
messages.
Base unit
To listen to voicemail messages, you have to
dial your voicemail access number manually.
Note for handset and base unit:
RIf the handset and base unit still indicate
there are new messages even after you
have listened to all new messages, turn it
off by pressing and holding # until the
handset or base unit beeps.
Wall mounting
The base unit can be mounted on a wall by
revolving the bracket to “WALL”position
(default: “DESK” stand position).
Note:
RMake sure that the wall and the fixing
method are strong enough to support the
weight of the unit.
Base unit
1Turn the bracket 180 degrees
counterclockwise in the “WALL”direction
until a click is heard.
RThe bracket cannot be removed. Do
not turn the bracket more than180
degrees.
2Tuck in the telephone line cord A.
Connect the AC adaptor cord and
telephone line cord B.
1
Hooks
A
B
1
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3Mount the unit on a wall then slidedown
to secure in place.
RThis product is compliant with the
following wall phone plate sizes (2
types).
1
83 mm (3 1/4 inches)
2
102 mm (4 inches)
Fit the slots of the unit onto the
corresponding wall phone plate tabs
for
3
and
4
respectively.
3
4
3
4
12
To stand on a desk
Turn the bracket 180 degrees clockwise from
the “WALL” position to the “DESK” direction
until a click is heard.
Charger
Drive the screws (
1
) (not supplied) into the
wall.
2
27.2 mm (1 1/16 inches)
1
2
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Error messages
Display message Cause/solution
Ask phone
company for
VM access #
RYou have not stored the voicemail access number. Store the
number (page 50).
Main unit no power
or
No link. Re-
connect base
AC adaptor.
or
No link.
RConfirm the base unit’s AC adaptor is connected to the unit
and the power outlet correctly.
RThe handset has lost communication with the base unit. Move
closer to the base unit and try again.
RUnplug the base unit’s AC adaptor to reset the unit.
Reconnect the adaptor and try again.
RThe handset’s registration may have been canceled.
Re-register the handset (page 41).
RWhen No link. is displayed during a power failure, place
a handset on the base unit to supply power to the base unit.
Busy RThe called unit is in use.
ROther units are in use and the system is busy. Try again later.
RThe handset you are using is too far from the base unit. Move
closer and try again.
Check tel line RThe supplied telephone line cord has not been connected yet
or not connected properly. Check the connections (page 10).
Error!! RRecording was too short. Try again.
Invalid RThere is no handset registered to the base unit matching the
handset number you entered.
RThe handset is not registered to the base unit. Register the
handset (page 41).
Requires
subscription
to Caller ID.
RYou must subscribe to a Caller ID service. Once you receive
caller information after subscribing to a Caller ID service, this
message will not be displayed.
Use
rechargeable
battery.
RA wrong type of battery such as alkaline or manganese was
inserted. Use only the rechargeable Ni-MH batteries noted on
page 4, 7.
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Troubleshooting
If you still have difficulties after following the instructions in this section, disconnect the base unit’s
AC adaptor, then reconnect the base unit’s AC adaptor. Remove the batteries from the handset,
and then insert them into th