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    THE DGA940 DGMax Super Digital Spread Spectrum provides the longest range, the clearest sound and the best privacy . MANUAL OWNER’S[...]

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    14 15 16 17 18 19 2 0 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 digital answering machine MIC 1. Slo 2. Bat 3. He 4. Re 5. T al 6. ✱ ( 7. On 8. Ch 9. Me 10. Mu 11. Fla 12. V ol 13. T al 14. Ha CONTROLS & FUNCTIONS OF YOUR NEW PHONE[...]

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    3 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 ot Cover tter y Compartment eadset Jack dial/P ause lk (T one) ne-T ouch Dialing Memor y harging Contacts em ute ash l Up and Down lk/Batt Low LED andset Microphone 15. Handset Retainer Clip 16. Charging Contacts 17. Pin 18. Clock 19. Answ er 20. P age 21. Repeat 22. OGM 23. Memo 24. Skip 25. Delete 26. Play/Stop 27.[...]

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    Controls And Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . .inside front cover Precautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Important Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Important Electrical Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Introduction W elcome . . . . . . . . . . . . .[...]

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    2 Before you read anything else, please observe the following: W arning! UNIDEN AUSTRALIA Pty . Ltd. 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. Rechargeable Nickel-Cadmium Battery Warning • This equipment contains a rechargeable nicke[...]

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    3 PRECAUTIONS When using your telephone equipment, these basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduced the risk of fire, electrical shock, and injury to persons: 1. Read and understand all instructions. 2. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. 3. Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning, and use[...]

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    4 instructions. Improper adjustment of other controls may result in damage, and will often require extensive repair work by a qualified technician). E. If the product has been dropped, or the cabinet has been damaged. F . If the product exhibits a distinct change in performance. 12. Do not use the telephone to report a gas leak in the vicinity of t[...]

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    5 factors limit range, and it would be impossible to include all the variables in our rating. The Maximum Range rating of this phone is meant to be used as a means of comparison against other range claims. T elephone Line Problems If you are having trouble with your telephone service, you must first disconnect your phone to determine if it is the c[...]

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    6 INTRODUCTION Congratulations on your purchase of the Uniden DGA940 DGMax cordless telephone. This phone is designed for reliability , long life, and outstanding performance utilising the latest in 900 MHz Spread Spectrum T echnology . ● 900 MHz Spread Spectrum T echnology ● Integrated T elephone Answering Device (IT AD) ● 4 One-T ouch Memor[...]

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    7 INCLUDED IN YOUR P ACKAGE Handset Long T elephone Cord/Plug Base Desktop/W all Mount Adaptor ● This Owner’ s Manual ● Registration Card ● Quick Reference Guide and other printed materials 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 of [...]

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    8 INST ALLING ▼ 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. ● Be sure there is suff[...]

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    9 1. Snap the desktop/wall mount adaptor into the top of the base as shown. 2. Plug the AC adaptor cord into the 10V DC input jack on the back of the base. 3. Wrap the AC adaptor cord around the strain relief notch. 4. Plug the AC adaptor into a standard 240V AC wall outlet. 5. Charge the battery (See CHARGING THE BA TTERY P ACK, page 15). 6. Plug [...]

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    ▼ Standard wall plate mounting This phone can be mounted on any standard wall plate. 1. Snap the desktop/wall mount adaptor into the bottom of the base as shown. 2. Plug the AC adaptor into the base. 3. Place the AC adaptor cord inside the molded wiring channel. Wrap the cord around the strain relief notch. 4. Plug the AC adaptor into a standard [...]

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    6. Align the mounting slots on the base with the mounting posts on the wall. Push in and down until the phone is firmly seated. 7. On the base, pull the handset retainer out of the slot. Rotate clockwise 180°. 8. Flip the retainer from front to back. Slide it back into the slot so that the lip of the retainer is up and the oval is down. The retain[...]

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    1. Insert two mounting screws (with their appropriate anchoring device) into the wall 100mm apart. Allow about 5mm between the wall and screw heads for mounting the phone. 2. Snap the desktop/wall mount adaptor into the bottom of the base as shown. 3. Plug the AC adaptor cord into the 10V DC input jack on the back of the base. 4. Put the AC adaptor[...]

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    13 6. Align the mounting slots on the base with the mounting screws on the wall. Push in and down until the phone is firmly seated. 7. On the base, pull the handset retainer out of the slot. Rotate clockwise 180°. 8. Flip the retainer from front to back. Slide it back into the slot so that the lip of the retainer is up and the oval is down. The re[...]

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    1. Press battery cover release. Slide cover off. 2. Install the nickel-cadmium battery with the label down. 3. Slide the battery cover forward until it snaps into place INST ALLING THE HANDSET BA TTERY PA C K 14 Use only Uniden Battery (model BT -900) supplied with your phone.[...]

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    15 ▼ Initial battery charging Before connecting your the phone for the first time, fully charge the rechargeable battery pack for 15-20 hours without interruption. 1. Place the handset on the base. 2. Make sure that status LED lights. If the LED doesn’t light, be sure the AC adaptor is plugged in and the handset makes good contact with the base[...]

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    16 Most phone systems use tone dialing. Check with your local phone company if you’re not sure whether your system is tone or pulse. ▼ Low battery indicator The low battery indicator shows when the battery pack is very low and needs to be charged. If the phone is not in use, the talk/batt low LED flashes every four seconds. If the phone is in u[...]

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    17 ▼ Handset ringer volume Press the vol ▲ or ▼ key on the handset to set the handset ringer volume. There are two ringer volume settings; high and low . ▼ Handset earpiece volume There are four volume settings for the handset earpiece; max., high, low and min. The handset earpiece volume can be adjusted only during a call. T o lower the vo[...]

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    ▼ T o attach the beltclip . 1. Remove the slot cover . 2. Insert the beltclip into the empty slot and press down until it clicks. ▼ T o remove the beltclip 1. Pull back on the release tab and lift the beltclip up. 2. Replace the slot cover . You can store either the beltclip or slot cover on the bottom of the base. INST ALLING THE BEL TCLIP 18[...]

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    Y our phone may be used with an optional headset, the Uniden HS910 or Uniden CT A 630. T o use this feature, simply plug the headset plug into the headset jack. Y our phone is ready for hands-free conversations. T o prevent other parties from making unauthorised calls on your phone line, a digital code was added to the DGA940. Y our phone’ s hand[...]

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    20 ▼ Basic phone operation USING YOUR NEW PHONE MAKING AND RECEIVING CALLS 1. Pick up the handset. 2. Press talk . 3. Listen for the dial tone. 4. Press redial . Handset Off Base Handset On Base T o answer a call Pick up handset. T o make a call 1. Pick up the handset. 2. Press talk . 3. Listen for the dial tone. 4. Dial the number . 1. Press tal[...]

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    The tone feature applies only when the base is set to pulse. The flash + 2 procedure toggles between the incoming and original call (vice versa). The flash + 1 procedure will drop the current call and pick up the incoming call or call on hold. 21 If you are dialing in the pulse mode and need to enter tone digits, press ✱ then enter the digits. On[...]

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    The pause button count as one digit. Pressing redial/p more than once increases the length of pause between numbers. Accidentally pressing memory key a, b, c, or d after pressing mem., may result in unintentional dialing. 22 22 1. Remove the handset from the base. 2. Press mem . The talk/batt low LED blinks. 3. Enter the phone number , up to 16 dig[...]

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    23 On certain occasions after dialing a number , you may be requested to enter an access code, such as your account number . You can enter this number into a memory location for later use by doing the following. 1. Store the access code into one of the memory locations (01-20) or memory keys a, b, c, or d following steps 1-5 above. 2. Dial the part[...]

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    24 The DGA940 has a built-in answering system to answer and record your incoming calls. Y ou can use your answering system to leave a memo message for others who use the phone, or to answer the phone with your personalised message when you are away . ● Digital T apeless Recording ● 15 minutes Recording T ime ● Call Screening ● Selectable Ou[...]

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    25 The clock on the DGA940 Answering System starts when power is applied to the base. T o set the correct time: 1. Press and hold cloc k until a tone sounds. 2. Press skip or repeat until the correct day is announced. Numbers 0 through 6 display as each day is announced. 3. Press clock again to select the day . The hour setting is announced. 4. Pre[...]

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    26 When you receive a call, the answering system automatically plays either a preset greeting, or your own personal greeting. ▼ Preset message The following message is pre-recorded: “Hello, no one is available to take your call. Please leave a message after the tone.” ▼ Recording your personal Outgoing Message (ogm) 1. Press and hold ogm un[...]

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    27 Y ou can set your answering system to record messages up to four minutes long. T o record up to one minute, move the REC TIME switch to 1 . T o record up to four minutes, move the REC TIME switch to 4 . The ring time/toll saver switch sets your answering system to answer after two or four rings. In the TS (T oll Saver) position, if you have new [...]

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    28 T o listen to your messages from a remote location, you will need to enter a two- digit Personal Identification Number (PIN) code (00-99). T o select a PIN: 1. Press and hold the pin button. A tone sounds, and the LED displays 00 . 2. T o set the first number , press skip or repeat to scroll from 0 to 9 . When the desired number appears in the d[...]

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    29 The base LED displays the total number of messages. If the display is blinking, you have new messages. When the message centre is full, the LED displays FL . The DGA940 plays your new messages first. After listening to your new messages, you may listen to your old messages. 1. Press play/stop. The system announces the number of new and old messa[...]

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    30 3. Y ou may press play/stop at any time to stop reviewing and return to Standby . The message counter LED shows the total number of messages still on the system. 1. Press play/stop to review your messages. The number of messages is announced. 2. Press at anytime to skip to the next message. 3. Press play/stop at any time to stop reviewing your m[...]

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    31 The V oice Memo function allows the user to record a message on the base for others who use your phone. 1. Press and hold memo . A tone sounds and the message counter LED begins to blink. 2. Release memo . T o record your message, speak within 30 cm of the base microphone. 3. When you have finished your message, press memo to stop recording. The[...]

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    32 Y ou may call your answering system from any touch tone phone to monitor sounds in the room where the base is installed. 1. Call your telephone number . 2. During the outgoing message playback, press # followed by your PIN code. (See SELECTING A PIN CODE, page 28.) 3. Press # then * while the system announces the time and date. Y ou will hear so[...]

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    ▼ Other Functions Y ou can access other functions such as checking recorded messages, playing or deleting messages, etc. remotely using a touch-tone phone. 1. Call your telephone number . 2. While the outgoing message is playing, press # followed by your PIN code. (For instructions to set your PIN code see page 28). 3. The answering system announ[...]

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    34 TROUBLESHOOTING YOUR NEW PHONE If your phone is not performing to your expectations, please try these simple steps first before calling Uniden customer service . QUICK REFERENCE CHART 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 h[...]

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    35 TROUBLESHOOTING The answering system does not work. ● Make sure the base unit is plugged in. ● Make sure the answering system is turned on. ● Press RESET after an AC line spike. PROBLEM The answering system does not answer calls. ● Set the REC TIME switch to either the one minute or four minute option. ● The memory may be full. Delete [...]

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    The DGA940 complies with TS001, TS002, TS004, AS/NNZS3260 and FCC Part 15 (as per ACA Radio Communications Class Licensing Requirements). Frequency control: PLL Modulation: Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum; DBPSK Operating temperature: 0º to +50º C Frequency: 917.4 to 925.8 MHz (15 channels) Power requirements: 10V 500mA (from AC adaptor) Size: 18[...]

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    37 37 One-Y ear Limited Warranty Important: Evidence of original purchase is required for warranty service. W ARRANTOR: Uniden Australia Pty Limited ACN 001 865 498 ELEMENTS OF W ARRANTY: Uniden warrants to the original retail owner for the duration of this warranty its DGA940 DGMax (here in after referred to as the Product), to be free from defect[...]

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    At Uniden, we’ll take care of you! If you need any assistance with this product, please call our Customer Hotline at 1800 632 789[...]

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    THANK YOU Uniden Australia Pty Limited © 1999 Uniden Australia Pty Limited Part Code UCZZ01655BZ FOR PURCHASING A UNIDEN PHONE![...]