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    Owner s Manual OWNER'S MANU AL DSS34 1 5 DSS34 1 5+1[...]

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    Content s Welcome 5 Product Overview 6 Parts of the Handset 7 Parts of the Base 8 Handset Icons 9 The St andby Screen 10 Using the Interface 1 1 Inst alling the Phone 13 Basic Setup 19 Adding Extra Handset s 23 Registering Accessory Handsets 24 Setting Up the Phonebook 25 T erminology used in this Manual 5 Using the Four-way Function Key 1 1 Using [...]

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    Copying Phonebook Entries to Another Handset 29 Changing the Handset Banner 30 Selecting Ring T ones 31 Activating AutoT alk 32 Activating Any Key Answer 32 Keypad Lock 34 Making a Call from the Phonebook 34 Making a Call with S peed Dial 34 Switching to the S peakerphone During a Call 34 Using Caller ID and Call W aiting 34 Using the Caller ID Lis[...]

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    S toring the Handset on the Base 47 Resetting the Handset 47 Resetting the Handset without the Base 48 Changing the Digital Security Code 49 T raveling Out of Range 49 T roubleshooting 47 Common Issues 49 Liquid Damage 52 Specifications 53 Index 54 W arranty 55 [4][...]

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    Welcome T erminology used in this Manual Thank you for purchasing a Uniden Multi-Handset phone. This unit is dif ferent from conventional cordless telephones. When the base unit is connected to AC power and a telephone line, it can support up to 4 handset s. Using extra handsets, you can establish a 3-way conference call (2 handsets and an outside [...]

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    St andby St ation T alk The handset is not in use. If it is off the cradle, no line has been activated. No dial tone is present. Any handset. A telephone line has been activated on the handset enabling a dial tone. [6] Product Overview Main Features: ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! 2.4GHz Digital Expandable System Expands up to 4 Handsets Caller ID* - [...]

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    Part s of the Handset 1. Handset Antenna 2. Headset Jack Cover 3. Beltclip Hole 4. Speakerphone S peaker and Ringer 5. Handset Battery Compartment 6. New Message LED 7. Handset Earpiece 8. LCD Display 9. key 10. key 1 1. key (talk/flash) 12. key (phonebook) 13. key 14. key 15. key (select/messages) 16. key (up) 17. key (end call) 18. key (caller ID[...]

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    [8] 24. Base charging contacts 25. key 26. Base Antenna 27. Charge LED 28. DC in 9V Jack 29. TEL LINE Jack 30. Registration Button (not used) [find hs] Part s of the Base[...]

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    [9] B P Handset Icons ICON ST A TUS DESCRIPTION S tandby/T alk S tandby T alk T alk T alk T alk The icon indicates the handset battery status: full, medium, low , and empty . The icon indicates that the ringer is turned off. The icon appears when you mute the handset. The icon appears when the Clarity Boost feature is activated. The icon appears wh[...]

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    The St andby Screen When the phone is in st andby , the handset display shows the following items: [10][...]

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    [1 1] Using the Interface Using the Handset Menus Using the Four-way Function Key [menu/clear] [select/ ] [ ] Y our handset has a four-way function key that allows you to move the cursor on the display and access the most commonly used features at the touch of a button. By moving this key to the left, you open the Phonebook. Move the key to the rig[...]

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    [12] Entering T ext from Y our Handset Y ou can use the number keypad on your phone to enter text by referring to the letters printed on each number key . When you press the number key in a text entry field, the phone displays the first letter printed on the number key . Press the number key twice to display the second letter and three times to dis[...]

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    Inst alling the Phone Choosing the Best Location When 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 that is not controlled by a wall switch. • The base and handset should be kept away from sources of electrical noise such as [...]

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    [14] Inst alling the Rechargeable Battery Use only the Uniden BT -909 rechargeable battery pack supplied with your cordless telephone. Follow the steps below to install a battery . 1. Press in on the handset battery case cover (use the finger indention for a better grip) and slide the cover downward to remove. 2. Place the battery pack in the batte[...]

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    [15] Connecting the Base and Charging the Handset 1. Connect the AC adapter to the DC IN 9V jack. 2. Connect the AC adapter to a wall outlet that is not controlled by a switch. 3. Place the handset in the base with the LCD screen facing forward. 4. Make sure that the charge LED illuminates. If the LED does not illuminate, check to see that the AC a[...]

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    [16] Inst alling the Belt Clip 1. Line up the holes on each side of the handset. T o attach the belt clip, insert into the holes on each side of the handset. Press down until it clicks. 2. T o remove the belt clip , pull either side of the belt clip to release the tabs from the holes.[...]

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    [17] Connecting to the Phone Line High Speed Internet Once the handset battery pack is fully charged, connect the telephone line cord to the TEL LINE jack and to a standard telephone wall outlet. If your phone line also has High S peed Internet please ensure you are using an approved line filter before connecting the telephone cord.[...]

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    [18] T esting the Connection T o test your connection try making a call. If your call connects, the settings are fine. If your call does not connect check the following: 1. Check the AC adapter cord. Make sure it is securely connected to the DC IN 9V connector and to a standard AC power outlet. 2. Check to make sure the battery is fully charged. (I[...]

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    [19] Basic Setup Setting the Day and Time Note: If you don't press any keys for two minutes when setting the day and time, the phone exit s the menu. [menu/clear] [select/ ] [select/ ] [select/ ] [select/ ] T o change the day and time shown in the display , follow the steps below . 1. Press . Select the GLOBAL SETUP menu, and then the DA Y &am[...]

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    Activating Caller ID on Call W aiting Activating Distinctive Ring Y our phone supports Caller ID on Call W aiting (CIDCW), so you see the name and number of someone who calls when you're already on the line. Y ou need to subscribe to these features with your phone company before you can use them. The Caller ID on Call W aiting service is curre[...]

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    number into your phone, you can simply press to access your voice mail. When you subscribe to the service, your voice mail provider provides you with the access number and the required voice mail signaling tone. [select/ ] Notes: V oice Mail Access Numbers : Australia - Message Bank : 125101, Home Messages : 101 New Zealand - Call Minder : 083210 F[...]

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    [22] Activating Name T ag (POP ID) Activating the Insert 0 The Name T ag feature works with the Caller Display number from Caller ID. A subscription to the Caller ID service is required from your network provider . There is usually a fee for this service. When the phone rings the received Caller Display number is compared to numbers stored in the p[...]

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    [23] Adding Extra Handset s Y our phone supports up to four handsets, including any handset s supplied with your phone. Accessory handsets do not need to be connected to a phone jack. Y ou can now place a fully-featured cordless handset anywhere AC power is available to connect the handset charger . The accessory handset s connect to the base to ma[...]

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    [24] Registering Accessory Handsets If you purchase an accessory handset, you need to register the handset before use. Only one handset can be registered at a time. Handsets supplied with the phone are registered to the base by the factory . When charged, pre-registered handsets display a handset ID number . Handsets that have not been registered d[...]

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    [25] Resetting Handset s Creating Phonebook Entries If you want to register the handset to a different base or replace a handset with another one, you must first clear the registration information from the base and the handset. 1. Press and hold and for at least 5 seconds, until the SYSTEM RESET menu appears. 2. Move the cursor to select the handse[...]

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    [26] keypad to enter a name for this entry; the name can contain up to 16 characters. (See p age 12 for entering text instructions.) If you do not want to enter a name for this entry , your phone stores this entry as <No Name>. Press 5. Enter the number for this entry (ST ORE/EDIT NO.). Once you have stored a name, STORE/EDIT NO. appears. Use[...]

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    [27] Finding a Phonebook Entry Press to open the phonebook. Then, select DIAL/EDIT . Phonebook entries are stored in alphabetical order . T o scroll through the phonebook from A to Z, press . T o scroll through the phonebook from Z to A press . Y ou can also use the letters on the number keys to jump to a name that starts with that letter . Press a[...]

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    Editing an Existing Phonebook Entry Storing Caller ID or Redial Numbers in the Phonebook Deleting Phonebook Entries 1. With the phone in st andby , press to open the phonebook. 2. Select DIAL/EDIT . 3. Use or to scroll through the phonebook entries. When you come to the entry you want to edit, press . Follow the steps for on page 25. If you do not [...]

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    [29] Deleting All the Phonebook Entries at Once Copying Phonebook Entries to Another Handset 1. When the phone is in st andby , press . 2. Move the cursor to select DELETE ALL, and press . DELETE ALL? appears in the display . 3. Select YES, then press . A confirmation tone sounds, and DELETED! appears in the display . If you have more than one hand[...]

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    [30] Customizing Y our Phone Changing the Handset Banner [menu/clear] [select/ ] Each handset will display a banner name once it is registered to the base. The default banner is Handset #1, Handset #2, etc. Y ou can change the name your phone displays by changing the banner display . If you have more than one handset, the banner name identifies you[...]

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    [31] Selecting Ring T ones Y ou may choose from 10 melodies or 10 tones for your phone's primary ring tone. Each station can use a dif ferent ring tone or melody . The available ring tones are listed below: 1. Press . 2. Select the HANDSET SETUP menu, and then the RINGER T ONES submenu. 3. Move the cursor to a ring tone. As each ring tone is s[...]

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    Activating AutoT alk Activating Any Key Answer AutoT alk allows you to answer the phone simply by removing the handset from the cradle. Y ou do not have to press any keys to answer the call. 1. Press . 2. Select the HANDSET SETUP menu, and then the AUTOT ALK submenu. 3. Select ON or OFF , and press . Y ou will hear a confirmation tone. Any Key Answ[...]

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    [33] Using Y our Phone Making a call Answering a call Hanging up From a cordless handset [ / flash] OR [ / flash] [ / flash] [] From a handset speaker phone [] OR [] [] [] 1. Remove the handset from the charging cradle. 2. Press . 3. Listen for the dial tone. 4. Dial the number . 1. Remove the handset from the charging cradle. 2. Dial the number . [...]

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    [34] Keyp ad Lock Use Keypad Lock to disable key response. Y ou can still answer calls, receive page and receive copy phonebook locations - keylock will reactivate after these operations. T o lock the keypad T o unlock the keypad Press and hold until you hear a confirmation tone. KEYP AD LOCKED appears. If any key is pressed when keypad is locked, [...]

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    [35] Using the Caller ID List Making a Call from a Caller ID Record Deleting Caller ID Numbers Y ou can store up to 100 Caller ID numbers in each handset. Y our phone shares memory between your Phonebook and Caller ID entries. Once you reach your maximum phonebook entries of 100, Caller ID information will not be stored (but it will still display w[...]

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    [36] Using Call W aiting If you have Call W aiting service and a second call comes in when you are on the phone, a call waiting tone will sound. Press and then to switch between callers. There is a short pause during the switch. Press to switch between callers. There is a short pause during the switch. For Australian Model: [ /flash] 2 For New Zeal[...]

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    [37] Redialing a Number Deleting a Redial Record Adjusting the Ringer , Earpiece, and Speaker V olume Y ou can quickly redial the last 3 numbers dialed on each handset. If you want to delete a phone number from the handset's redial list, follow the steps below: 1. With the phone in standby , press . 2. Use or and to scroll through the redial l[...]

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    [38] Adjusting the Earpiece and Speaker V olume Adjusting the Audio T one and Clarity Boost Finding a Lost Handset Y ou can choose from six volume levels for the earpiece and speaker . T o adjust the volume while on a call, press to make it louder or to make it softer . If you aren't satisfied with the audio quality of your phone, you can adju[...]

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    [39] Using Hold, Conference, and T ransfer Conferencing Placing a Call on Hold During a call, press on the handset to place the caller on hold. If you leave a caller on hold for more than ten seconds, the display screen will read LINE ON HOLD. T o return to the party on hold, press or on a handset. The phone returns to the holding party . If you ha[...]

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    [40] 1. During a call, press . 2. Use or to select the station you want to transfer the call to, then press . The call will automatically be placed on hold, and a paging tone sounds. T o cancel the transfer , press or . 3. When another station accepts the transferred call, you will be disconnected. If you want to rejoin the call, press ] again or .[...]

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    [41] Using Special Features Muting the Ringer (One Call Only) Muting the Microphone Privacy Mode While a handset is ringing, press on the handset to mute the ringer for this call. The phone rings again on the next call. Mute turns off the microphone so the caller can't hear you. The display shows while the microphone is muted. 1. While you are[...]

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    [42] Using the DirectLink Communication Feature Using the DirectLink feature, a pair of handsets can function as two-way radios. Y ou can have up to two pairs of handsets using DirectLink at a time. DirectLink communication does not interfere with the main base's ability to make or receive telephone calls. Y ou must set both handsets to use Di[...]

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    [43] Making a DirectLink Call Exiting DirectLink Operation Making an Intercom Page 1. T o call another handset with DirectLink communication, press . 2. The display shows TO DIRECTLINK A HANDSET PRESS . 3. Press the number of the handset you want to call. If the handset is out of range or not using DirectLink communication, the display shows UNA V [...]

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    [44] Answering an Intercom Page Room/Baby Monitor When the intercom page tone sounds, the display shows the ID of the station that is p aging. From the handset, press or . If AutoT alk is on, the handset automatically answers the page when you remove the handset from the cradle. If Any Key Answer is on, press any key of the twelve-key pad. This fea[...]

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    [45] T one Dialing Switch Over (Australian Model Only) Inst alling the Optional Headset If your telephone company requires pulse dialing, you can switch to tone dialing after the call connects. This feature is useful when you need tone dialing to use automated menu systems, such as telephone bank tellers, telephone prescription refills, customer su[...]

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    [46] Maintenance W arning Battery Replacement and Handling Battery Cont act Maintenance With average use, your phone's battery should last approximately one year . T o order replacement batteries, please visit www .uniden.com.au (Australian Model) or www .uniden.co.nz (New Zealand Model). T o maintain a good charge, clean the charging contacts[...]

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    Low Battery Alert T roubleshooting When the battery pack is very low , the phone is programmed to eliminate functions in order to save power . The battery pack needs to be charged when the empty battery icon appears. When LOW BA TTERY appears in the display and the phone is in st andby , none of the keys will operate. If you are on a call, complete[...]

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    [48] T o reset the handset, do the following: [ ] [#/>] Note: It is also possible to reset the handset back to it s original factory settings. All changes including phonebook entries and Caller ID information will be erased. For more information on resetting the handset back to factory settings and when you need to do this, visit the customer su[...]

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    Changing the Digit al Security Code T raveling Out of Range Common Issues The digital security code is an identification code used to connect the handset and the base. Y our unit ships from the manufacturer with a preset security code. Resetting this code is not normally necessary . In the rare situation that you suspect another cordless telephone [...]

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    [50] Symptom Can't make or receive calls. Severe noise interference. The Caller ID does not display . The handset doesn't ring or receive a page. Y ou cannot register the handset at the base. Suggestion • Make sure that you are not too far from the base. • Make sure the line is not in use. If an outside call is already using a line, y[...]

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    Symptom Suggestion The handset doesn't communicate with other handsets. An extra handset can't join the conversation. Room Monitor does not work. The V oice Message W aiting LED flashes, but there are no new messages • Change the Digital Security Code (see page 49). • Make sure that you have registered all handsets. • Make sure ther[...]

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    [52] Liquid Damage Moisture and liquid can damage your cordless phone. Follow the suggestions below if your phone gets wet: If the handset or base is exposed to moisture or liquid, but only the exterior plastic housing is affected, wipe of f the liquid, and use as normal. If moisture or liquid has entered the plastic housing (i.e. liquid can be hea[...]

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    [53] Specifications Operating T emperature 0 ° Ct o+ 5 0 ° C (+32 ° F to +122 ° F) Notes: Part Number Base: AAD-041S Charging cradle: AAD-600S Input V oltage Base: 240V AC, 50 Hz Charging cradle: 240V AC, 50 Hz Output V oltage Base: 9V DC @ 350 mA Charging cradle: 9V DC @ 210 mA Use only the supplied AAD-041S and AAD-600S adapters. Do not use a[...]

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    [54] Index A B C D E F H I K L M N O P R S T V Adjusting Audio T one 38 Answering a Call 33 Any Key Answer 32 AutoT alk 32 Battery Contact Maintenance 46 Battery Replacement and Handling 46 Caller ID on Call W aiting 20 Clarity Boost 38 Controls Part of the Handset 7 Day and Time 19 Deleting a Redial Record 37 Deleting Caller ID Numbers 35 Dial Mod[...]

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    [55] Important: W arrantor: ELEMENT OF W ARRANTY : W ARRANTY DURA TION: P ARTS COVERED: ST A TEMENT OF REMEDY : PROCEDURE FOR OBT AINING PERFORMANCE OR W ARRANTY : Evidence of original purchase is required for warranty service. Uniden Australia Pty Limited A.B.N. 58 001 865 498 Uniden New Zealand Limited Uniden warrants to the original retail owner[...]

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    THANK Y OU FOR B UYING A UNIDEN PRODUCT . © 2006 Uniden Australia Pty Limited. Uniden New Zealand Ltd. Printed in China UPZZ0141 1BZ(0)[...]