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    DSS7915 DSS7915+1 Series Owner ’ s Manual OWNER’S MANUAL[...]

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    1 Contents Welcome ....................................................................... 4 Product Overview ........................................................ 6 Features: .................................................................. 6 Parts of the Phone ................................................... 7 Using the Interface .........[...]

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    2 Selecting a Ring T one ............................................ 31 Activating AutoT alk ................................................. 32 Activating Any Key Answer .................................... 32 Using your Phone ...................................................... 33 Making a call from the Phonebook ........................ 34 M[...]

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    3 Precautions! .............................................................. 55 Rechargeable Nickel-Metal-Hydride Battery W arning ................................................................. 55 Index ........................................................................... 57 One Y ear Limited W arranty ....................................[...]

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    4 W elcome Thank you for purchasing a Uniden Multi-Handset phone. Note: Illustrations in this manual are used for explanation purposes. Some illustrations in this manual may differ from the actual unit.[...]

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    5 T erminology used in this Manual Standby The handset is not in use. If the handset is on the cradle or [ /ash ] or [ ] is not pressed, no line has been activated. No dial tone is present. CID Caller ID is available from your T elephone provider and is offered to users on a subscription basis. With this service and a display on your cordless ph[...]

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    6 Product Overview Features: 5.8GHz DSS Expandable System Expands up to 10 Handsets Caller ID* Caller ID on Call W aiting Name T ag (POP ID) Distinctive Ring Advanced Phonebook Features: Store Up to 100 Names for each station Alphabetical Search Distinctive Ring by Party T ransfer Single Listing or Entire Phonebook DirectLink™ Room Monitoring Spe[...]

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    7 Parts of the Phone The following illustrations show you all of the different parts of your phone. Handset 1 4 7 8 0 9 5 6 2 3 abc ghi jkl mno pqrs tuv wxyz def tone speaker hold oper mute int , com 2 1 3 5 4 6 7 8 11 12 19 20 21 22 13 17 18 15 14 16 9 10 1 4 7 8 0 9 5 6 2 3 abc ghi jkl mno pqrs tuv wxyz def tone speaker hold oper mute int , com 2[...]

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    8 Base 23 26 27 24 25 Base Charging Contacts [nd hs] (nd handset) key Charge LED DC IN 9V Jack TEL LINE Jack 23. 24. 25. 26. 27.[...]

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    9 Using the Interface Reading the Handset Display The handset display uses icons to tell you the status of your phone. The table below lists the icons and what they mean. Icon Status Description T alk The privacy icon appears when Privacy mode is turned on. T alk The mute icon appears when you mute the handset. T alk The speaker icon appears when t[...]

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    10 The Standby Screen When the phone is in standby , the handset display shows the following items: Handset Ringer off icon (when the ringer is of f)/ day of the week and time / battery icon Handset ID and Banner Number of new Caller ID calls received (If there are no new Caller ID messages, the Handset ID appears here.) 570[...]

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    1 1 Entering T ext from your Phone Y ou can use the number keypad on your handset to enter text by referring to the letters printed on each number key . When you press the number key in a text entry eld, the phone displays the rst 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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    12 Installing 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 continuous power outlet (one which is not connected to a switch). The base and handset should be kept away from sources of electrical noise su[...]

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    13 Installing the Rechargeable Battery Use only the Uniden BT -446 or BT -750 rechargeable battery pack supplied with your cordless telephone. Follow the steps below to install a battery: Press in on the handset battery case cover (use the nger indention for a better grip) and slide the cover downward to remove. Plug the battery cable into the b[...]

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    14 Connecting the Base and Charging the Handset Connect the AC adaptor to the DC IN 9V jack. Connect the AC adaptor to a continuous power supply (i.e., an outlet that is not controlled by a switch). Place the handset in the base with the LCD screen facing forward. Make sure that the charge LED illuminates. If the LED does not illuminate, check to s[...]

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    15 Installing the Belt Clip 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. T o remove the belt clip, pull either side of the belt clip to release the tabs from the holes. Connecting to the Phone Line Once the handset battery pack is fully charge[...]

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    16 Changing the Dial Mode (Australian Model Only) Y our phone can communicate with the telephone network in two different ways: tone dial- ing or pulse dialing. These days, most phone networks use a method called tone dialing, so your phone comes programmed for tone dialing. If your phone company uses pulse di- aling, you will need to change your p[...]

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    17 Setting the Day & Time T o change the day and time shown in the display , follow the steps listed below . Note: If you don’t press any keys for two minutes when setting the date and time, the phone will exit the menu. Press the MENU soft key . Select the GLOBAL SETUP menu, and then the DA Y & TIME submenu. Press [ ] or [ ] to select th[...]

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    18 Activating Distinctive Ring Y ou can assign special ring tones to anyone in your phonebook. When your phone gets a call, it looks up the Caller ID information in your phonebook. If you’ve assigned a Distinctive ring to that number , the phone uses it so you know who is calling. T o turn on Distinctive ring, follow these steps: Press the MENU s[...]

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    19 Activating the Key T ouch T one Key T ouch T one is the tone your keypad makes when keys are pressed. Y ou can turn this tone on or off. Press the MENU soft key . Select the HANDSET SETUP menu, and then the KEY TOUCH TONE submenu. Move the cursor to select ON or OFF . Press the OK soft key . Y ou will hear a conrmation tone. Adjusting the LCD[...]

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    20 Setting up V oice Mail If you subscribe to a voice mail service, you can use your phone to access your voice mailbox. The new message LED ashes whenever you have messages waiting in your voice mailbox. If you have programmed your access number into your phone, you can simply press the [ ] soft key to access your voice mail. When you subscribe[...]

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    21 Programming One-T ouch V oice Mail Access Y ou can program your voice mail access number to the [ ] soft key on a station so you can get your messages at the touch of a button. Y our voice mail service provider will supply you with the access number . This number may be simply a phone number . T o edit the voice mail number , follow the steps be[...]

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    22 Adding Accessory Handsets Y our phone supports up to a total of ten (10) cordless handsets. (Model DSS7905 accessory handset sold separately .) 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 . Compatible Handsets Y [...]

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    23 Registering DSS7905 Accessory Handsets Y our phone supports a total of ten (10) cordless handsets. Handset(s) supplied in the box with the phone base are pre-registered at the factory . If you purchase an accessory handset, you need to register the handset before use. Only one handset can be registered at a time. When charged, pre-registered han[...]

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    24 Registering DSS7805WP Compatible Handsets Disconnect the base AC adapter . While holding the [nd hs], reconnect the AC adapter until the charge LED starts blinking. On the handset, press and hold [#] until you hear a beep. While the handset is registering, HANDSET REGISTERING will appear in the LCD. When REGISTRA TION COMPLETE is displayed; t[...]

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    25 Setting up the Phonebook Y our phone allows you to store up to 100 names in your handset phonebook. Y our phone shares memory between your phonebook and CID with a total of 100 entries. Once you store 100 phonebook entries, CID information will not be stored and will only display at time of new incoming calls. When Phonebook entries are full, yo[...]

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    26 Assign a distinctive ring tone for this entry (Distinctive Ring). Y ou can attach a personalized ring tone to each phonebook entry; the phone will use this ring tone when this person calls. Move the cursor to highlight one of the 20 different ring tone options. As you highlight each ring tone, you will hear a sample of that tone. When you hear t[...]

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    27 Once the call has connected you will then do the following. Press [ ] . Use [ ] or [ ] on the four-way function key to select the desired entry . Press the Dial soft key . Finding a Phonebook Entry Phonebook entries are stored in alphabetical order . T o scroll through the phonebook, press [ ] and then press [ ] or [ ] on the four-way function k[...]

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    28 Storing Caller ID or Redial Numbers in the Phonebook Y ou can store Caller ID records or redial numbers in the phonebook so you can use them later . Go to the Caller ID or redial list and select the number you want to store. (If the Caller ID information did not include the number , then you will not be able to store it.) When the phone is in st[...]

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    29 Copying Phonebook Entries to another Station Y ou can transfer stored phonebook entries from one handset to another without having to re-enter names and numbers. Y ou can transfer one phonebook entry at a time or all phonebook entries at once. When the phone is in standby , press [ ] . Press the COPY soft key . Use [ ] or [ ] on the four-way fun[...]

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    30 Customizing Y our Phone Changing the Handset Banner 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, you can use the banner name to identify your handset dur[...]

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    31 Selecting a Ring T one Y ou may choose from 10 melodies or 10 tones for your phone’s primary ring tone. Each station can use a different ring tone or melody . The available ring tones are listed below: Melodies Ringers Beethoven’s Symphony #9 [Beethoven9] Flicker For Elise [Elise] Clatter We Wish Y ou A Merry Christmas [Merry- Xmas] Soft Ale[...]

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    32 Activating AutoT alk AutoT alk allows you to answer the phone simply by removing the handset from the cra- dle. Y ou do not have to press any keys to answer the call. Press the MENU soft key Select the HANDSET SETUP menu, and then the AUTO T ALK submenu. Select ON or OFF , and press the OK soft key . Y ou will hear a conrmation tone. Activati[...]

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    33 Using your Phone From a cordless handset From a handset speakerphone Making a call Remove the handset from the charging cradle. Press [ /ash ] . Listen for the dial tone. Dial the number . OR Remove the handset from the charging cradle. Dial the number . Press [ /ash ] . 1) 2) 3) 4) 1) 2) 3) Remove the handset from the charging cradle. Pre[...]

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    34 Making a call from the Phonebook When the phone is in standby , press [ ] to open the phonebook. Scroll through the list with the [ ] or [ ] on the four-way function keys until you nd the phonebook entry you want to call. (See Finding a Phonebook Entry on page 27). Press [ /ash ] or [ ] on the handset. Or Press [ /ash ] or [ ] on the ha[...]

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    35 Using Caller ID, Call W aiting and Redial Lists If you subscribe to Caller ID from your phone company , your phone will show you the caller ’s phone number and name (if available) whenever a call comes in. If you subscribe to both Call W aiting and Caller ID, the phone also shows you the name and the number of any call that comes in while you [...]

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    36 Making a call from a Caller ID Record When the phone is in standby , press [ ] (on the right side of the four-way key) to open the Caller ID list. Use [ ] or [ ] to nd the Caller ID record you want to dial. Press [ /ash ] or [ ] on the handset to dial the number . Or Press [ /ash ] on the handset or [ ] on the handset. Press [ ] to open[...]

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    37 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. (If you subscribe to Caller ID on Call W aiting, the handset displays the name and phone number of the waiting call.) For Australian Model: Press [ /ash ] and then [2] on the handset to accept the waiting[...]

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    38 Redialing a Number Y ou can quickly redial the last 3 numbers dialed on each handset. With the phone in standby , press the REDIAL soft key to open the redial list. Use [ / ] to scroll through the redial list. When you nd the number you want to dial, press [ /ash ] or [ ] on the handset to dial the number . Note: If the number exceeds 32 d[...]

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    39 Adjusting the Ringer , Earpiece and Speaker V olume Adjusting the Ringer V olume Y ou can choose from three ringer volume settings on the handset (off, low , high). With the phone in standby , use [ / ] on the four-way function key to adjust the ringer vol- ume. Adjusting the Speaker V olume Ear speaker: Y ou can choose from six volume levels fo[...]

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    40 The handset will remain in “T -coil” mode for all future calls or until the “T -coil” mode is turned off. T o turn off the “T -coil” mode perform the following steps on your handset: While on a call: Press and hold [mute] for at least 5 seconds or until a beep tone is heard. The “T -coil” mode icon will no longer appear on the ha[...]

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    41 Conferencing If you have more than one handset, up to three people can participate in a conference call. A three-way conference call consists of an outside line, and two handsets. Y ou can easily join a call already in progress. Press [ /ash ] or [ ] on the handset to join the call. T o hang up, return the handset to the cradle or press [ ] o[...]

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    42 Using Special Features Muting the Ringer (One Call Only) While the phone is ringing, press the MUTE soft key on the handset to mute the ringer for this call. The phone will ring again normally on the next call. (The handset must be off the cradle to mute the ringer .) Muting the Microphone Mute turns off the microphone so the caller cannot hear [...]

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    43 Using the DirectLink Feature A pair of handsets (or two pairs of handsets at one time) can function as two-way radios. This fea- ture is called DirectLink and will not interfere with the base’s ability to make or receive telephone calls while in use. T o activate, you must set both handsets to the DirectLink feature. While using this feature, [...]

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    44 Intercom Making an Intercom Page Y ou can use the intercom to talk to another station without using the phone line. With the phone in standby , press [int’com/hold] . Use [ ] or [ ] to select the handset you want to talk with, and then press the OK soft key . If you select ALL, all other registered handsets will be paged. An intercom tone soun[...]

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    45 Room 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. Another handset can be set to function as a remote speaker , allowing you to monitor sounds in the room. Press the MENU soft key and enter ROOM MONITOR menu. TO ROOM MONIT OR appears. Select t[...]

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    46 T one Dialing Switch Over 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 rells, customer support menus, etc. If your phone is set to pulse dialing, m[...]

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    47 Maintenance Specications Operating T emperature 32° F to 122° F (0° C to 50° C) AC Adapter Part Number Base: AAD-041S(M) or AAD-041S Charging Cradle: AAD-600S(M) or AAD-600S Input V oltage Base: 240V AC, 50Hz Charging Cradle: 240V AC, 50Hz Output V oltage Base: 9V DC @ 350mA Charging Cradle: 9V DC @ 210mA Battery Part Number Capacity BT -[...]

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    48 Battery Replacement and Handling With average use, your phone’s battery should last approximately one year . T o order replacement batteries, please contact Uniden’s Parts Department. The contact information is listed on the back cover page. Cleaning the Battery Contacts T o maintain a good charge, clean the charging contacts on the handset [...]

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    49 Low Battery Alert When the battery pack is very low , the phone is programmed to eliminate functions in order to save power . When LOW BA TTERY appears in the display and the phone is in standby , none of the keys will operate. If you are on a call, complete your conversation as quickly as possible, and return the handset to the charging cradle.[...]

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    50 T roubleshooting Resetting the Handset Y ou may need to reset your handset in the following instances: Y ou lose a handset and purchase a new one. When you try and register to your existing base you get regis- tration failure. Y ou are unable to register any handsets to the base. Y ou had a base which needed to be exchanged by the manufacturer .[...]

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    51 Changing the Digital Security Code The digital security code is an identication 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 is using the same security code or [...]

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    52 Common Issues If your phone is not performing to your expectations, please try these simple steps rst. If these steps do not solve your problem, please call our Customer Hotline. See back cover page for contact information. Symptom Suggestion The charge LED won’t illuminate when the handset is placed in the cradle. Make sure the AC adapter [...]

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    53 Symptom Suggestion The Caller ID does not display . The call was placed through a switchboard. Call your telephone provider to verify your Caller ID service is current. There may be a problem with your Caller ID service. • • Y ou cannot register the handset at the base. Charge the battery pack in the handset for 15-20 hours. Change the Digit[...]

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

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    55 Precautions! Before you read anything else, please observe the following: W arning! Uniden DOES NOT represent this unit to be waterproof. T o reduce the risk of re, electrical shock, or damage to the unit, DO NOT expose this unit to rain or moisture. Rechargeable Nickel-Metal-Hydride Battery W arning This equipment contains a rechargeable Nic[...]

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    56 Uniden works to reduce lead content in our PVC coated cords in our products and accessories. Important Safety Instructions When using your telephone equipment, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of re, electric shock and injury to persons, including the following: Do not use this product near water , for exa[...]

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    57 Digital Security Code .................. 51 DirectLink.................................... 43 Distinctive Ring ........................... 18 E Earpiece V olume ........................ 39 Entering T ext from the Phone ..... 1 1 H Handset Banner.......................... 30 Hanging up ................................. 33 I Important Safety Instr[...]

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    58 S Speaker V olume ......................... 39 Speed Dial ............................ 26, 34 T T -coil... ........................................ 39 T alk and Standby T imes ............. 49 V V oice Mail ................................... 20 V oice Mail Programming............. 21 V oice Mail T one .......................... 20 V oice Messag[...]

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    62 One Y ear Limited W arranty D S S 7 91 5, D S S 7 9 1 5 + 1 C o r d e d Ph o n e I mp or t a nt : E v i de nc e of o r i gi na l p ur ch a s e is r e qu ir e d f or w ar ra n t y s er v i ce . W arrantor: Uniden Australia Pty Limited A.B.N. 58 001 865 498 Uniden New Zealand Limited W arranty is only valid in the original country of purchase. ELE[...]

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    ©2007 Uniden Australia Pty Limited/Uniden New Zealand Limited Part Code UPZZ01856BZ(0) Printed in China[...]