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    DECT 1811 charge page D IGIT AL E NHANCED C ORDLESS T ELECOMMUNICA TIONS in use power clr OK rdl/p 12 abc 4 ghi 5 jkl 6 mno 7 pqrs 8 tuv 9 wxyz * 0 # 3 def m e n u i n t MANUAL OWNER’S[...]

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    i BASE UNIT FUNCTIONS HANDSET FUNCTIONS S = Standby Mode (Not holding a call) T = T alk Mode (During a call) clr OK rdl/p 12 abc 4 ghi 5 jkl 6 mno 7 pqrs 8 tuv 9 wxyz * 0 # 3 def m e n u i n t Phonebook Dialling Key (S&T) Function Select Key (S) Menu Key (S) Recall Key (T) Dial Delete Key (S) Menu Escape Key (S) Memory Clear Key (S) Microphone [...]

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    ii DECT1811 Quick Reference Guide St a r t St a r t Her e ! Her e ! Installation This page is a very condensed version of your owners manual and does not attempt to explain any of the advanced features of your phone. A simple guide to setting up your new phone. ✃ TEL PWR AC Adaptor New Zealand Line in from Telephone Jack Australia Plug the phone [...]

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    Installing the Handset Batteries Press battery cover release. Slide cover off. Install the 3 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries. Slide the battery cover back until it snaps into place Place the handset on the base and charge uninterrupted for 14 hours. + - - + - - T o make a call 1. Press talk [ ] and listen for the dial tone. 2. Dial phone number . OR 1[...]

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    Handset and Base Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i Step 1 - Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ii Step 2 - Charging the Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iii Step 3 - Using the Phone . . . . . .[...]

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    2 INTRODUCTION Congratulations on your purchase of the Uniden DECT 1811 cordless telephone. This phone is designed for reliability , long life and outstanding performance utilising the latest in 1.8 GHz Digital Enhanced Cordless T elecommunication technology . ● 1.8 GHz Digital Enhanced Cordless T elecommunications (DECT) ● Last 3 Number Redial[...]

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    3 INCLUDED IN YOUR P ACKAGE Handset Base clr OK rdl/p 12 abc 4 ghi 5 jkl 6 mno 7 pqrs 8 tuv 9 wxyz * 0 # 3 def m e n u i n t charge page D IGIT AL E NHANCED C ORDLESS T ELECOMMUNICATIONS in use power T o get the most from your phone, please read this owner’ s manual thoroughly . Be sure to complete and mail the product registration form. If any o[...]

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    4 When using your telephone equipment, these basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduced the risk of fire, electrical shock, and injury: 1. UNIDEN DOES NOT represent this unit to be waterproof. T o reduce risk of fire, electrical shock or damage to the unit, DO NOT expose this unit to rain or moisture. Never spill liquid of any ki[...]

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    5 ▼ Selecting a Location Before choosing a location for your new phone, here are some important guidelines you should consider: ● The location should be close to both a phone jack and a power outlet. ● Keep the base and handset away from sources of electrical noise such as motors and fluorescent lighting. ● Y ou should charge the battery in[...]

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    6 [OK] Phone book: Short dialling phone book access in the Standby Mode and T alk Mode Function Select Key : Select various functions [menu] Menu: Enter/ confirm programming functions in the Standby Mode Recall (Flash): Recall in the T alk Mode [clr] Microphone Mute Key: Press and hold in the T alk Mode Dial Delete Key: Press in the Standby Mode Me[...]

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    7 Display Symbols ● ● 1. ANTENNA : The ANTENNA symbol shows the handset is searching for radio connection. ● ● 2. TALK: The T ALK symbol appears when pressing the T alk ( ) switch to initiate a call. ● ● 3. EXTERNAL CALL: The EXT symbol is used for external calls. An external call set-up is displayed on all the subscribed handsets to in[...]

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    8 MAKING EXTERNAL CALLS There are several ways to make an external call using your DECT 1811 phone. 1. Press talk [] key on the handset. Enter the number you require and you will be connected automatically . 2. Enter the number you require. The number will appear on the LCD but won't be dialled. Y ou can edit the number by using the [clr] key [...]

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    9 POWER KEY Press and hold the power [] key to turn the handset power on or off. In most situations it is recommended to leave the power on the handset at all times so calls can be received. RANGE OUT If RANGE OUT appears on your LCD, your handset is out of range of the base unit and will not be functional until you move back into range. BA TTERY A[...]

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    10 PHONE BOOK Y ou can store up to 20 frequently called numbers in your handset's phone book. Each number can have up to 20 digits. T o store a number: • in Standby Mode, enter the telephone number you wish to store and press [OK] . • NAME? will be displayed. • enter the name of the person with this number in the same way that you entere[...]

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    11 CALL W AITING AND CALLER ID If you have subscribed to Call waiting and/or Caller ID through your local telephone company , the following special features are available on your DECT 1811 telephone. Flash (Call waiting) If the call waiting tone sounds while you are on a call: New Zealand • press [menu] to switch between callers. Australia • pr[...]

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    12 Delete all Caller ID numbers from the memory • press [menu] key and CALLER ID will be displayed in the LCD. • press [OK] key to choose this menu item. • press [clr] and DELETE MEM? will be displayed. • press [menu] and DELETE ALL will be displayed. • press [OK] to clear the Caller ID memory . Store a Caller ID number in your personal p[...]

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    13 EARPIECE VOLUME 1. T o change the earpiece volume during a call, press the power [] key on the handset. 2. T o change the earpiece volume in Standby Mode • press [menu] key until you reach the EAR VOLUME display on the LCD. • press [OK] key to choose this menu item. • press [menu] key to scroll between the three earpiece volume choices: VO[...]

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    14 USER NAME Y ou can programme your handset to display your name (up to a maximum of 10 letters). Look at this example for the user name FRED first. • press [menu] key once and then press [*] three times to reach the USER NAME display on the LCD. • press [OK] key to choose this menu item. • NAME? will be displayed. • to key in the name FRE[...]

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    15 HANDSET INTERNAL RING MELODY AND VOLUME If you will be receiving internal calls from your an optional DECT1811 Handset, you can programme a different ring melody and volume to show that the call is an internal one. Simply press [menu] key until you reach the H-INT RING display on the LCD and then follow the instructions as for setting up volume [...]

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    16 RESETTING YOUR BASE UNIT The base unit can be reset to default factory values. RESET ALL will desubscribe all connected handsets and put the base unit into subscription mode. INITIALIZE will reload default parameters which are: Base unit ringer volume: level #9 Base unit ringer melody: melody #4 Dialling mode: DTMF dialling Flash time: 600ms New[...]

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    17 Y ou must subscribe to Caller ID and Call Waiting through your telephone company . REGISTERING A HANDSET TO A BASE UNIT Each handset must be registered to a base unit in order to make and receive calls. The DECT 1811 is automatically registered to the first base unit for you. A handset can be registered to up to four base units. • press and ho[...]

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    18 DEREGISTERING A HANDSET Y ou can delete a handset registration from a base unit using handset 1 only . • press [menu] key until you reach the BASE SETTING display on the LCD. • press [OK] key to choose this menu item. • press [menu] key until you reach the HANDY DESUB option. • press [OK] to choose this option. • press [menu] to choose[...]

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    19 HANDSET PIN NUMBER Y our handset will be set to the default PIN number setting of 1590. Y ou can also choose your own PIN number . • press [menu] key until you reach the H-CHANGE PIN display on the LCD. • press [OK] key to choose this menu item. • PP PIN: will be displayed. • enter 1590 and press [OK] . • NEW PIN: will be displayed. ?[...]

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    20 Reset your handset as follows: • press [menu] key until you reach the H-RESET display on the LCD. • press [OK] key to choose this menu item. • PP PIN: will be displayed. • enter your 4 digit PIN number and press [OK] . • press [menu] key to scroll between RESET ALL and INITIALIZE options. • press [OK] when you have chosen your prefer[...]

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    21 TROUBLESHOOTING YOUR NEW PHONE If your phone is not performing to your expectations, please try these simple steps first before calling Uniden customer service . TROUBLE SHOOTING The charge light won’t come on when the handset is placed on the base. ● Make sure the AC adaptor is plugged into the base and wall outlet. ● Make sure the handse[...]

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    22 Operating T echnology TDMA (T ime Division Multiple Access) ADOCM (Adaptive Differential Pulse Code Modulation) DCA (Dynamic Channel Allocation) Frequency: 1881.792 to 1897.344 MHz (10 channels) Power requirements: 9V DC 200mA, 9V AC 100ma Size: 78mm (W) x 119mm (H) x 156mm (D) Weight: Approx. 170g Frequency: 1881.782 to 1897.344 MHz (10 channel[...]

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    23 One Y ear Limited Warranty Important: Evidence of original purchase is required for warranty service. Warrantor: Uniden Australia Pty Limited ACN 001 865 498 Uniden New Zealand Limited ELEMENT OF W ARRANTY : Uniden warrants to the original retail owner for the duration of this warranty , its DECT1811(herein after referred to as the Product), to [...]

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    THANK YOU © 2001 Uniden Australia Pty Limited Uniden New Zealand Limited FOR PURCHASING A UNIDEN PHONE![...]