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    Series Owner s Manual OWNER'S MANU AL DSS78 1 5/DSS78 15 +1[...]

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    Congratulations on your purchase of the Uniden single (DSS7815) or dual (DSS7815+1) handset cordless phone. This phone is designed and engineered to exacting standards for reliability , long life, and outst anding performance. • 5.8GHz Digital Expandable • 10 Multi- Handset Expandability • Hands- Free Duplex S peakerphone in the Handset • C[...]

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    This series features and AutoT alk allows you to answer a call by just removing the handset from the cradle so you don't have to waste time pushing buttons. Auto S tandby allows you to hang up by simply returning the handset to the cradle. Be sure to visit our web site: - The handset is not in use, and or has not been pressed. No dial tone is [...]

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    * 2 1 4 3 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 19 20 14 17 18 15 16 13 1. Handset Antenna 2. Beltclip Hole 3. S peakerphone Speaker and Ringer 4. Handset Battery Compartment 5. New Message LED 6. Handset Earpiece 7. LCD Display 8. Keys (P .8) 9. (volume up/down) (P .31 & 17) 10 (P .32 & 37) 1 1. (P .27) 12. (P .51 & 29) 13. Headset Jack Cover 14. (P .28 [...]

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    21. Base Charging Contacts 22. Base Antenna 23. Charge LED 24. (P .53) 25. Jack 26. Jack find handset DC IN 9V TEL LINE [5][...]

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    Display and Icons Example of the standby mode display Handset Ringer off icon (when the ringer is off)/Day of the week and time /battery icon Handset ID and Banner Number of new Caller ID calls received ICON Appears During DESCRIPTION S tandby/T alk icons indicate the handset battery status. This icon cycles depending on the battery status (full, m[...]

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    Animation Displays The handsets have a variety of animation displays. Below are examples of the animation screens and what they mean: T urning on the phone Hanging up the phone Confirmation (Done!) Deleting (Deleted!) Making a call Find Handset/Paging the Handset Also, the animation display changes depending on the ringer volume setting. Out of Ran[...]

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    Sof t Key Function "Soft" keys are keys that change function during the operation of the phone. There are three soft keys on each handset. - Access the main menu - Access stored Caller ID messages - Set up CIDCW options - Redial one of the last three numbers dialed from the handset - S tore or edit phone numbers - Access V oice mail waiti[...]

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    Setting up the Phone Do the following step s: A. Choose the best location B. Connect the base unit C. Install the rechargeable battery pack into the handset D. Connect the charger E. Mount the base unit on a wall Here are some important guidelines you should consider: A. Choose the best location Avoid noise sources such as a window by a street with[...]

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    B. Connect the base unit 1) Connect the AC adapter to the jack and to a standard 240V AC wall outlet. Connect the AC adapter to a continuous power supply (i.e., an outlet that is not controlled by a switch). 2) Set the base on a desk or tabletop, and place the handset in the base unit. Place the base unit close to the AC outlet so that you can unpl[...]

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    C. Inst all the rechargeable battery p ack into the handset The handset is powered by a rechargeable battery pack. The battery recharges automatically when the handset is placed in the base unit. T o maximize the charge capacity of your battery pack, DO NOT plug the telephone cord into the base unit and wall jack until the battery is fully charged.[...]

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    Mounting the Base Unit on a W all St andard wall plate mounting DC IN 9V TEL LINE 240V AC This phone can be mounted on any standard wall plate. 1) Make the AC adapter and the telephone line cord through the hole on the wall mount adapter . 2) Plug the AC adapter into the jack. 3) Plug the telephone line cord into the jack. 4) Slide the wall mount a[...]

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    Direct wall mounting If you don't have a standard wall plate, you can mount your phone directly to the wall. Before doing this, consider the following: Avoid electrical cables, pipes, or other items behind the mounting location that could cause a hazard when inserting screws into the wall. T ry to mount your phone within 1.5m of a working phon[...]

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    Exp anding Y our Phone 10 Handsets Exp andability DCIN9V 240V AC Y our phone supports up to 10 handsets, including any handsets supplied with your phone. Y ou can now place a fully- featured cordless handset anywhere AC power is available to connect the handset charger . Up to 2 handsets can be used in DirectLink Mode or on an intercom call without[...]

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    ! An extra handset can be registered when the main base is in standby mode. If you have purchased the DSS7815+1 your extra handset would have been pre-registered at factory as handset 2. ! Register the Handset If you purchase an extra handset, you need to register the handset before use. Only one handset can be registered at a time. Handsets suppli[...]

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    ! ! For Global Setup and Deregister HS menu options, make sure the line is not in use and the handsets are within range of the base. Main menu flow chart is provided on page 64. Main Menu Options Y our phone has five main menu options: and . DirectLink Mode, Room/Baby Monitor , Handset Setup, Global Setup Deregister HS Default Settings The default [...]

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    ! Y ou must have at least two handsets to use Direct Link Mode. Setting Menu Options Using the interface Below are some tips for using the software interface on your phone. • Press the soft key to access the main menu. • Use and to scroll through options. • Press the soft key to make a selection. • Press the soft key to return to the previo[...]

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    ! ! This feature only works when the handset(s) is within the range of the base. Y ou must have at least two handsets to use Room/ Baby Monitor . Room/Baby Monitor This feature allows you to monitor sounds in another room. Place a handset in the room you wish to monitor; it will function as a microphone. A second handset can be set to function as a[...]

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    Handset Setup The following submenu options must be set separately for each handset. 1) Press the soft key . Select the Handset Setup menu, and then the Edit V oice Mail submenu. appears. 2) Enter your personal access number using the number keypad 9) , the soft key , or the sof t key (up to 20 digits). 3) Press the soft key . Y ou will hear the co[...]

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    Distinctive Ringer Setup Setting Anykey Answer Distinctive Ringer allows you to assign a designated ring tone to a stored phonebook number (100 stored locations available). When a call is received and the Caller ID information matches the information in one of the phonebook memory locations, the phone uses the distinctive ring assigned to that part[...]

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    Setting the T rue Banner Adjusting the LCD Contrast T rue Banner lets you customize the name your handset displays. The name will be displayed on the LCD screen during S tandby Mode, Intercom, Intercom Hold, Room Monitor , and Copy Phonebook operation. The banner name will be displayed on the receiving handset as well. 1) Press the soft key . Selec[...]

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    Setting the Key T ouch T one Setting the Animation Screen Key T ouch T one is the tone your keypad makes when keys are pressed. Y ou can turn this tone on or off. 1) Press the soft key . Select the Handset Setup menu, and then the Key T ouch T one submenu. 2) Press to select On or Off 3) Press the soft key . Y ou will hear a confirmation tone. The [...]

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    ! ! For setting the Day and T ime, the idle time-outs extended to 2 minutes. Caller ID on Call W aiting is currently unavailable in New Zealand. Global Setup If you change one of the global settings, you change that setting for all registered handsets and the base. Only one handset or the base can change global settings at a time. Day & T ime s[...]

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    Setting the Dial Mode (Australia Only) Dial Mode sets the dial mode to tone or pulse. Most phone systems use tone dialing; the default setting is tone dialing. Set the dialing mode to match the dialing system used by your local phone service. If you are not sure of your dialing system, make a trial call. If the call connects, leave the setting as i[...]

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    Setting Name T ag The Name T ag feature works with the Caller Display number from Caller ID. A subscription to this service is required from your network provider . There is usually a fee for this service. When the phone rings the caller display number , when received will be compared to numbers stored in the phonebook. If there is a match any name[...]

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    De-register the Handset 1) In standby mode, select Deregister HS in the menu and press the soft key . appears. and then the OK soft key When de- registration is complete you will hear a confirmation tone and appears. 3) After de-registering the handset, place the handset to the base to register . Y ou must re- register the handset before you can us[...]

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    Making and Receiving Calls With the handset's duplex speakerphone, you can have hands-free conversations. The icon appears on the display screen during hands-free conversations. Y ou can easily switch a call from normal conversation to hands-free conversation. T o switch a call, press during the call. speaker ! For best performance talk altern[...]

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    ! ! ! T o set "Autotalk", see page 20 or to set "Anykey Answer" see page 20. The handset microphone is located at the bottom of the handset. (see "Controls and Functions" on page 4). Position yourself as near to the handset as possible and speak clearly . If the line is in use by another handset(s), "" appear[...]

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    ! ! Y ou must subscribe through your local telephone company to receive Call W aiting or Caller ID on call waiting service. While a call is on hold, CIDCW can not be received. Call W aiting Placing a Call on Hold If you have Call W aiting service and a call waiting tone sounds while you are on a call: Press then to switch between callers. Press to [...]

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    ! ! If the number exceeds 32 digits, only the first 32 digits are retained in redial memory . If the redial memory is empty , you will hear a beep. Redialing a Call The last three phone numbers dialed can be quickly redialed from the handset. Redial numbers stored in the handset are independent from each other . 1) Press the sof t key . 3) Press or[...]

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    Adjusting the Ringer , Earpiece and Speaker V olume Ringer volume Earpiece and Speaker V olume T emporarily Muting the Ringer In standby mode press on the handset to select one of three ringer volumes or (Off, Low or High) /vol/ /vol/ Y ou can select earpiece volume from among four volume levels on the handset earpiece and six levels on the handset[...]

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    Talk Mute On MUTE PRIVACY Mute Microphone T one Dialing Switch-over Y ou can temporarily mute the microphone so that the caller cannot hear you. 1) Press the soft key during talk mode (while the phone is in use) to mute the microphone 2) and appear in the display . T o cancel muting, repeat above step again when Mute is set to on, appears. If your [...]

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    T raveling Out of Range Privacy Mode During a call, as you begin to move your handset too far from your base unit, noise may increase. If you pass the range limits of the base unit, you will hear a beep and see on the display , and then the handset returns to standby mode. Y ou may return to the call if you move your handset within the range limits[...]

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    Using One T ouch V oice Mail Access If you subscribe to voice mail service, you can use your phone to access your voice mailbox. The new message LED flashes whenever you have messages waiting in your voice mailbox. Just program the handset with your access number , and you can get your messages at the touch of a button on the handset. (The voice ma[...]

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    Phonebook(Storing Phone Numbers, Names, Distinctive Rings, and S peed Dial) Y ou can store names and numbers in your phone’s phonebook, search for names Alphabetically , and dial phonebook entries with just a few key presses. Phonebook memory is stored independently in the base and handsets. Y ou can store up to 100 numbers in the base and in eac[...]

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    4) Press soft key to store the name; appears. 6) appears. Press to move the pointer to one of the Distinctive Ring options and then press the soft key . 8) Press the soft key . Y ou will hear a confirmation tone, and appears in the display . OK OK OK Store/Edit No. Distinctive Ring Done! 5) Use the number keypad, to enter the phone number (up to 20[...]

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    Step s for Entering Names and Special Characters Refer to the letters on the number keys to select the desired characters. With each press of a number key ), the displayed character appears in the following order: Upper case letters first, lower case letters next and finally the number corresponding to the key . Use to move the cursor to the incorr[...]

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    For example, to enter : 1) When the phone is in standby mode, press and the soft key . appears. 2) Press once, and then press to move the cursor to the right. 3) Press six times. 4) Press six times. 5) Press six times. 6) Press five times. 7) Press eight times. 8) When finished, press the soft key . T o continue to store the telephone number , proc[...]

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    Viewing the Phonebook Y our phone stores names/numbers in the phonebook memory locations, and you can search names in alphabetical order . Y ou can view the phonebook even while the phone is in use. 1) Press . If you recall the phonebook during a call, the and sof t key will not appear . Y ou can also use the letters on the number keys to select th[...]

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    Making Calls Using the Phonebook Speed Dialing From St andby Mode From T alk Mode DIAL 1) When the phone is in standby mode, view the phonebook location to dial (see "Viewing the Phonebook" on p age 39). 2) Press or on the handset. The displayed number is dialed. 3) T o hang up, press 1) Press or . 2) View the phonebook location to dial ([...]

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    Editing or Erasing a Stored Name, Phone Number , Distinctive Ring and Speed Dial 1) When the phone is in standby mode, press . 1) When the phonebook location to be edited appears, press the soft key . appears. 2) Follow the steps 3-7 under "Phone book (S toring phone numbers, names, distinctive rings and speed dial)" on page 35 to complet[...]

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    ! ! This feature can only be used with multiple handsets. If the memory location on the receiving handset is full, and cannot store the phonebook locations, you will hear a beep. Copying Phonebook Locations Copy Phonebook allows you to transfer stored phonebook locations from handset to other handset without having to manually re-enter names and nu[...]

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    Caller ID and CIDCW (Caller ID on Call W aiting) Y ou must subscribe to Caller ID services through your local telephone provider to use these features. CIDCW (Caller ID on Call W aiting) is available in Australia only . When the telephone rings, the Caller ID feature allows you to view the caller ’s name, phone number , date and time of call. Wit[...]

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    Y ou may receive any one of the following messages: When a private name is received; When a private number is received; When a unknown name is received; When a unknown number is received; When invalid data is received; When an overseas call(0000) is received (New Zealand only); Data errors appear as " .” Private Private Unavailable Incomplet[...]

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    ! The number of calls from the same Caller ID appears next to the received time. Once you view the new message, the number will disappear . Viewing the Caller ID List The Caller ID list stores information for incoming calls - even unanswered calls. Y ou can store up to 100 Caller ID messages and phonebook locations (including S peed Dials) for each[...]

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    T o view the Caller ID messages with alphabetical search, press the number key pad ( and ) with the letter associated with the first letter of the desired message. Once you view the Caller ID list with alphabetical search, you cannot switch back to historical order unless you exit and re-enter the operation. 3) T o finish the viewing operation: Pre[...]

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    Deleting all Caller ID names/numbers 1) When the phone is in standby mode, press 2) Press the soft key . Appears. 4) Press the soft key . Y ou will hear a confirmation tone. cid . DELETE OK Delete All? 3) Press to choose or /vol/ /vol/ Yes. ! Once the Caller ID data has been deleted, the information cannot be retrieved BACK DELETE Caller ID N e w:5[...]

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    ! ! If the CallerID message does not have the number , you cannot store the message in the Phonebook. If it was received as private/unknown name, the message will be stored as <No Name>. Even if the 100 memory locations are full, the message will be stored in the Phonebook. However , the message will be erased from the Caller ID list. Using t[...]

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    Storing Caller ID messages in the Phonebook Messages shown in the Caller ID list can be stored in the phonebook. The phone number and name of the party on the Caller ID list can be stored in memory . 1) When the phone is in standby mode, select the Caller ID message to be stored. Then press the sof t key . S tore/Edit Name appears. If the Caller ID[...]

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    ! Handsets can be in Direct Link mode while other handsets are in use. Multi-Handset Features The features in this section require a minimum of two handsets to operate. T o add additional handsets to your system, see “Expanding Y our Phone” on page 14. T o use this feature you must enter the handsets into Directlink Mode first. T o enter Direct[...]

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    3-W ay Conferencing The phone permits 3-way conversations between 2 handsets and an out side line. 1) Initiate the call normally . Once the call is in progress, other people can join the call. 2) T o join a conference call, press or to use the handset speaker phone. 3) T o leave a conference call, simply hang up as you normally would. All other par[...]

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    ! ! If you receive an outside/intercom call or page while selecting the other handset (or the base), the operation will be canceled. If the party does not answer within one minute, the operation is canceled. 3) T o answer a page, press or or the soft key . If Any Key Answer is enabled, pressing a number key , will answer the page. If AutoT alk is e[...]

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    Changing the Digit al Security Code Find Handset Inst alling the Beltclip The digital security code is an identification code used to connect the handset and the base unit. Normally , setting the code is not necessary . In the rare situation that you suspect another cordless telephone is using the same security code, you can change the code. T o ch[...]

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    Note on Power Sources Power Failure Battery replacement and handling W arning Caution During the period that the power is off, you will note be able to make or receive calls with the telephone. When the operating time becomes short even after a battery is recharged, please replace the battery . With normal usage, your battery should last about one [...]

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    Low Battery Alert When the battery pack is very low , the phone is programmed to eliminate functions in order to save power . - The empty battery icon appears. - Low Battery appears in the display . If the phone is in standby mode, none of keys will operate. If you are on a call, complete your conversation as quickly as possible, and return the han[...]

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    General Information Operating temperature: 0 °C to +50 °C (+ 32 °F to +122 °F) AC Adapter part number: AAD-041S for the base AAD-210 for the charger Input V oltage: 230-240V AC 50Hz 230-240 V AC 50Hz Output V oltage: 9V DC 350mA 9V DC 210mA Battery part number: BT - 446 Capacity: 800mAh, 3.6V • T o avoid damage to the phone use only Uniden AA[...]

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    T roubleshooting If your phone is not performing to your expectations, please try these simple steps first. If these step s do not solve your problem, visit our website for further information (www .uniden.com.au or www .uniden.co.nz). Symptom Suggestion The charge LED won't illuminate when the handset is placed in the cradle. The audio sounds[...]

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    TROUBLESHOOTING Severe noise interference. The Caller ID does not display . Y ou cannot register the handset at the base. The handset doesn't communicate with other Handsets. An extra handset can't join the conversation. • Keep the handset away from microwave ovens, computers, remote control toys, wireless microphones, alarm systems, in[...]

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    Liquid Damage Moisture and liquid can damage your cordless phone. In case of accidental submersion, please read the following steps. Case Action If the handset or base is exposed to moisture or liquid, but it only affect s the exterior plastic housing. If moisture or liquid has entered the plastic- housing (i. e. liquid can be heard in the phone or[...]

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    Memory List [60] MEMOR Y LIST[...]

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    Memo [61][...]

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    Memo [62] MEMO[...]

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    Index 0- 9 A B C D E, F , G , H I, J, K, L M, N, O P, Q R S T , U, V , W , X, Y , Z 20 ring options 19 3- W ay Conferencing 51 Animation screen 7 Anykey Answer 20 AutoT alk 20 Banner 21 Battery Replacement and handling 54 Beltclip 53 Call transfer feature 52 Caller ID Call W aiting 29 Caller ID services 43 Calling 48 CIDCW 43 Deleting 47 Setting 23[...]

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    Main Menu Flow Chart or or SUN 12:00A Handset #1 Directlink mode REDIAL MENU MENU To enter Directlink mode press [ENTER] CANCEL Directlink OK ENTER SUN 12:00A Handset #1 New CID: 5 BACK ENTER Directlink Mode Room Monitor Handset Setup BACK <HANDSET SETUP> Ringer Tones Distinctive Ring Auto Talk Anykey Answer Banner Contrast Key Touch Tone Ani[...]

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    Main Menu Flow Chart BACK OK or Handset Setup Global Setup Deregister HS BACK OK Room Monitor Handset Setup Global Setup BACK OK OK OK <Global SETUP> Day Time & CIDCW Dial Mode Name Tag Insert 0 Deregister HS? No Yes BACK OK Deregistration Complete Place handset on main base to register BACK OK or <Global SETUP> Day Time & CIDCW[...]

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    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 for [...]

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    THANK Y OU FOR BUYING A UNIDEN PR ODUCT . (c) 2005 Uniden Australia Pty Limited. Uniden New Zealand Ltd. Printed in China UPZZ01748BA(0)[...]