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    W elcome Congr atulation s on your purchase o f the U nid en EXI2960 (white) or EXI2965 (charcoal) cordless teleph one . This ph one is d esign ed and en gineer ed to ex acting stan dar ds for reli ability , long life , and outstan ding perf orman ce . Note: Some illustrations in this manual may differ fr om the actual unit for explanation purpose [...]

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    Contents W elcome/Features Controls and Functions 2 Getting Started Read this First 3 Checkin g the P ackag e Conten ts 4 Setting up th e Phon e 5 Moun ting th e Base Unit on a W all 10 Setting Caller ID Opti ons 12 Enterin g Y our Area Cod e 13 Basics Makin g and Receivin g Calls 14 T erminology 14 Adjustin g the H andset Rin ger an d Earpiece V o[...]

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    21. Han dset retain er clip 22. Base chargin g contacts 23. Base antenn a 24. Status LED 25. P age/fin d key 26. DC power input 27. T elephon e line jack [ 2 ] CONTROLS AND FUNCTIONS Controls and Functions 1. Han dset antenn a 2. Option al headset jack 3. Beltclip holes 4. Han dset battery compartmen t 5. Han dset earpiece 6. LCD display 7. T alk k[...]

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    GETTING ST ARTED [ 3 ] Read this First This cordless teleph one m ust be set up befor e use . Follow these steps: About the digital security code This cordless teleph one uses a di gital security code to pr event un authorized access to your base unit. This security code pr events oth er cordless handset fr om makin g calls through your base unit. [...]

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    GETTING ST ARTED [ 4 ] Checking the Package Contents • Base unit • Handset • A C adapter • Rechargeable battery • T elephone cord Uni den P arts Departmen t at (800) 554-3988 Hours: M-F 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST . W e can also be reach ed on the web at www .uniden.com Mak e sure you have r eceived the f ollowing item s in the pack age . [...]

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    GETTING ST ARTED [ 5 ] GETTING ST ARTED Do the follo wing steps: A. Ch oose the best locati on B. Install the battery pack A. Choose the best location Befor e choosin g a location f or your new ph one , read th e INST ALLA TION CONSIDERA TIONS inclu ded in th e PRECAUTI ONS AND IMPORT ANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS br ochur e . Her e are som e important g[...]

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    GETTING ST ARTED [ 6 ] Charge the battery pack f or at least 15-20 hours bef or e plugging the phone line into your phone . 1) Press in on th e battery cover release an d slid e the cover d own until it comes o ff. 2) Connect th e battery pack connector observin g correct polarity (black an d red wires) to th e jack insi de th e battery compartmen [...]

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    GETTING ST ARTED [ 7 ] • Even when th e battery pack is not bein g used, it will grad ually discharg e over a long peri od of tim e . For optimum perform ance , be sure to return th e handset to th e base unit after a telephon e call. • If you must replace th e battery pack durin g a telephon e call, complete the replacem ent of the battery pac[...]

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    GETTING ST ARTED [ 8 ] Place the power cord so that it does n ot create a trip hazard or wher e it could become chafed and cr eate a fire or electrical hazard . 2) Set the base on a d esk or tabletop, and place th e handset on th e base unit as shown. Rem ove the beltclip, if attach ed, f or face up char ging. (See "M ountin g the Base U nit o[...]

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    GETTING ST ARTED [ 9 ] D. Choose the dialing mode Most ph one system s use tone di aling whi ch sends D TMF tones thr ough the ph one lin es. H owever some phon e systems still use pulse di aling su ch as in rural ar eas. Th e def ault setting is ton e dialin g. Dependin g on your dialin g system, set the m ode as f ollows: 1) Press an d hold flash[...]

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    Standard w all plate mounting This phon e can be moun ted on any stan dar d wall plate . 1) Plug the A C adapter in to the DC IN 9V jack. 2) Wrap th e AC ad apter cord in sid e the m olded wirin g channel as sh own. 3) Plug the A C adapter in to a stand ard 120V A C wall outlet. 4) Place the han dset on the base unit an d charg e for 15-20 h ours. [...]

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    GETTING ST ARTED [ 1 1 ] Direct w all mounting If you don't have a stan dar d wall plate , you can moun t your phon e directly to th e wall. Befor e doin g this, con sid er the f ollowing: • Avoi d electrical cables , pipes, or oth er items behin d the m ountin g location that could cause a hazar d when in serting scr ews into th e wall. •[...]

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    Setting Caller ID Options GETTING ST ARTED [ 12 ] Ther e are thr ee Caller ID setup option s available . They ar e AutoT alk, CIDCW (Caller ID on Call Waitin g), and Area Cod e . See page 13 f or Area Cod e setup instru ction s. AutoT alk allows you to answer the ph one with out pressin g the talk button. If the phon e rings wh en AutoT alk is on, [...]

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    GETTING ST ARTED [ 1 3 ] Entering Y our Area Code If you enter a 3-di git area cod e number in th e Area Code option, your local ar ea code d oes not appear in Caller ID messag es. Do n ot progr am this option, if your callin g area r equires 10-di git dialin g. When r eviewin g Caller ID messag es, you will see only th e local seven digit n umber [...]

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    BASICS [ 14 ] Making and Receiving Calls Pick up th e handset (A utoT alk) or press t alk . 1) Pick up th e handset. 2) Press talk . 3) Listen for th e dial ton e . 4) Dial th e number . OR 1) Pick up th e handset. 2) Dial th e number , then pr ess talk . Handset On Base Handset Off Base T o answer a call T o ma ke a call T o hang up T o redi al Re[...]

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    BASICS [ 1 5 ] BASICS Adjusting the Handset Ringer and Earpiece V olume Ringer tone and volume When th e phon e is in standby m ode , pressin g the vol ▼ or ▲ key on th e handset selects th e handset rin ger volume an d tone . Ther e are two rin ger ton es each with two volume levels . Contin ue pressin g the vol ▼ or ▲ key to listen to all[...]

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    BASICS [ 16 ] T raveling Out-of-Range During a call, as you begin to m ove your handset too f ar from your base unit, n oise incr eases. If you pass the r ang e limits of th e base unit, your call will terminate within 30 secon ds. Selecting a Different Channel If you encoun ter interfer ence while usin g your phon e , you can man ually chan ge th [...]

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    [ 17 ] MEMOR Y DIALING BASICS • In mem ory dialin g operati on, you must pr ess a key within 20 seconds or th e phon e will return to standby . If you return the han dset to the base , the phon e will return to standby also. • Y ou have 20 seconds after pressin g m to enter th e number you wish to store . Otherwise , an error ton e will sound .[...]

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    MEMOR Y DIALING [ 18 ] The pause featur e is useful for lon g distance callin g, credit car d dialin g, or sequences that requir e a pause between digits . Steps for Entering Names and Special Characters Refer to the letters on th e number k eys to select the d esired char acters. With each press o f a num eric k ey , the displayed character appear[...]

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    MEMOR Y DIALING [ 1 9 ] Making Calls with Memory Dialing Memory dialing from Standb y Mode 1) Press m . The han dset displays your progr ammed mem ory location s. 2) Press ▼ and ▲ or enter the n umber (0 - 9) to select the m emory locati on you would like to di al. 3) Press t alk . ¨ Talk ¨ and th e volume settin g appear on the display . The[...]

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    MEMOR Y DIALING [ 20 ] Chain Dialing The 10 m emory locati ons on th e handset ar e not limited to ph one n umbers. Y ou may want to stor e in mem ory a group o f numbers (up to 20 di gits) that you need to en ter once your call conn ects. This is r eferred to as Chain Dialin g. An ex ample of this is a bank accoun t number . Once you have called y[...]

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    MEMOR Y DIALING [ 21 ] 8) Press select . The handset beeps an d displays the confirm ation scr een. The m emory storag e is complete . For ex ample , if you store a n ame an d number in to mem ory location n umber 1, the display shows ¨ Memory 1 Stored ¨ . After about 2 seconds , ¨ Memory Store ¨ is displayed. 9) Press m to return to standby m [...]

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    CALLER ID FEA TURES [ 22 ] Caller ID When the T elephone Rings Y ou must subscribe to Caller ID service to use this feature . When th e telephon e rings , the Caller ID featur e allows you to view th e caller ´ s nam e and ph one number on th e display befor e you answer th e phon e . The han dset displays the ph one n umber of th e incomin g call[...]

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    CALLER ID FEA TURES [ 23 ] • In Caller ID operati on, if no k ey is pressed f or mor e than 20 seconds , an error ton e sounds an d the telephon e return s to the standby m ode . • If a call comes in via a telephon e system that does n ot offer Caller ID service , no inform ation is stored . • Each messag e can be up to 15 characters for th e[...]

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    [ 24 ] Deleting all Caller ID names/numbers 1) Press call id . 2) Press delete . New :01 Total:02 Delete All? Yes No 3) Press ▲ or ▼ to select ¨ Yes ¨ or ¨ No ¨ . 4) Press select or delete . When the pointer is at ¨ Yes ¨ : A tone soun ds and all stor ed Caller ID messag es are d eleted. • While using th e ¨ Delete All? ¨ or ¨ Delete[...]

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    CALLER ID FEA TURES [ 25 ] Calling a party from the Caller ID list Y ou can place a call from th e Caller ID list. The EXI2960/EXI2965 stor es up to 30 messag es. 1) Press call id . Select the phon e number that you wan t to dial by pr essing ▲ or ▼ . 2) Press talk . The displayed ph one n umber dials autom atically . Long Distance calls and Ar[...]

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    CALLER ID FEA TURES [ 26 ] Y ou can not store a Caller ID messag e if no phon e number appears in the messag e . Storing Caller ID messages in Memory dialing Messag es shown in th e Caller ID list can be stored in m emory di aling. Usin g the in coming call inf ormati on (i.e ., Caller ID list), the ph one n umber of th e party on the Caller ID lis[...]

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    ADDITIONAL INFORMA TION [ 27 ] If the han dset battery pack is completely discharg ed or the battery pack is rem oved, the digital security code will be lost. If this happens , a new security cod e is set automati cally ne xt time the battery pack is ch arge d. The di gital security code is an i den tificati on code used to conn ect the han dset an[...]

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    [ 28 ] ADDITIONAL INFORMA TION Installing the Beltclip T o attach the beltclip Insert th e beltclip into th e holes on each sid e of th e handset. Pr ess down until it cli cks. T o remo ve the beltclip Pull both sid es of th e beltclip to release th e tabs from th e holes . Y our phon e may be used with an opti onal h eadset, the U nid en HS910. T [...]

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    [ 29 ] ADDITIONAL INFORMA TION Note on Power Sources RECYCLING NICKEL-CADMIUM BA TTERIES NICKEL-CADMIUM BA TTERIES MUST BE DISPOSED OF PROPERL Y . Nick el-cadmium cells ar e used in the battery pack. Please take your used ni ckel-cad mium battery packs to a store that r ecycles nick el-cadmium batteri es. Battery replacement and handling When th e [...]

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    [ 30 ] ADDITIONAL INFORMA TION T roubleshooting If your phon e is not perf orming to your e xpectation s, please try th ese simple steps first. Symptom The status LED won't li ght when th e handset is placed in the base . The au dio soun ds weak and/or scr atchy . Can't mak e or receive calls . The han dset doesn't rin g or receive a[...]

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    [ 31 ] ADDITIONAL INFORMA TION Symptom Severe n oise interfer ence . The Caller ID d oes not display . If you still have a problem. Suggestion • Keep th e handset away fr om micr owave ovens , computers, r emote contr ol toys, wir eless micr ophon es, alarm system s, in tercom s, r oom monitors , fluor escent li ghts , and electri cal applian ces[...]

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    At Uniden, w e ´ ll take car e o f you! If you need an y assistance with this prod uct, please call our Custom er Hotlin e at 1-800-297-1023 PLEASE DO NOT RETURN THIS PRODUCT T O THE PLACE OF PURCHASE. Our Uni den repr esentatives will be happy to h elp you with any m atters regardin g the oper ation of this unit, available accessori es, or an y o[...]

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    Index A A C adapt er inf or mation ..............................3 1 Adjusting ring er and earpiece volume ............1 5 B Batt e r y pac k In f or mation ..........................................31 I nstall ing ..............................................6 Maint enance ......................................7 , 29 Preparing and c har ging ....[...]

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