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    ® THE EXV 958 The W orld ’ s F irst Cordless IT AD Integrated with V oice Recognition T echnology! V o i c eDi al ••• ••• ••• MANU A L OW N E R ’ S[...]

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    NO TE: Foldout the back cover of this owner’s manual to use the handy “Controls and Functions” pag e for reference. CONTENTS Introduction ...............................................1 • W elcome .................................................1 • Featur es .................................................1 • Included In Y our Packag[...]

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    Introduction INTRODUCTION WELCOME Congratulations on your pur chase of the Uniden EXV 958 cordless telephone integrated with V oiceDial technology . W e designed this phone to exacting standards f or reliability , long life, and outstanding perf ormance. EXV 958 FEATURES • V oiceDial V oice Recognition • Integrated T elephone Answering Device ([...]

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    INCLUDED IN Y OUR P A CKA GE • This Owner’s Manual • Precautions and Im por tant Safety Instructions • Registration Car d 2 TIP T o get the most from y our phone, please read this owner’s manual thoroughly . Also, be sure to complete and mail the product registration f orm. W ARNING If any of these items are missing or damaged, contact th[...]

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    Setting Up and Adjusting YourPhone SETTING UP DESK/TABLETOP INST ALL ATION 1) Plug the A C adapter cord into the 9 VDC input jack on the back of the base. Place the power cord so that it does not create a trip hazard or become c hafed and create a fire or electrical hazard . 2) Plug the A C adapter into a standard 1 20 V AC w all outlet. 3) Charge [...]

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    W ALL INSTALL ATION ▼ Standard wall plate mounting This phone can be mounted on a standard A T&T or GTE wall plate. T o attach the wall mount adapter to the base: 1) Slide the wall mount adapter into the notches at the top of the base. 2) Pivot the w all mount adapter down and snap into place. 3) Plug the A C adapter into the base. 4) W rap t[...]

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    ▼ Direct W all Mounting If you do not hav e a standard w all plate, you can mount your phone directly on a w all. Before doing this, consider the follo wing: • Select a location away fr om electrical cables, pipes, or other items behind the mounting location that could cause a hazard when inserting screws into the wall. • Mount your phone wit[...]

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    INSTALLIN G THE HANDSET BATTER Y P ACK 1) Press in on the battery cover r elease and slide the battery compartment cove r d own . 2) Put in the recharg eable Nick el-Cadmium batter y pack. The battery pack f its with the electrical contacts touching. The label side on the battery pack should be facing up. 3) Slide on the battery cover and snap it i[...]

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    Charging the Battery Pack continued ▼ Low batter y indicator When the battery pack is ver y low and needs to be charged, the phone is programmed to eliminate functions to save po wer . If the phone is not in use, the talk LED flashes ever y 3 seconds, and none of the buttons will operate. If you ar e using the phone, the handset beeps and the tal[...]

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    ADJUSTING RIN GER CONTROLS ▼ Ringer tone and volume With no call in progress, pr ess ringer . The phone has 3 ringer tones with 2 volume lev els - one sof t and one loud. Each time you pr ess ringer , the ringer tone chang es. Each time you pr ess volume , the ringer v olume changes. ▼ Receiver volume While on a call, press volume . The phone h[...]

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    RINGER ON OR OFF The ringer is on when the switch is in the RING ON position. T o turn off the ringer , move the switch to the B A TT SA VE position. No w , when a call comes in, the talk LED will flash but the ringer will be silent. P A GE/FIND T o locate the handset while it’s off the base, press page on the base. The handset beeps 1 5 times in[...]

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    CLIP voice/mem speaker Standard Use of YourNew Phone STANDARDUSE MAKING & RECEIVIN G C ALLS AutoT alk allows y ou to answer a call by just remo ving the handset from the base eliminating the need to push buttons or flip switches. ▼ Standard calls without using the memory features Standard Calls without using the Memory Features Handset On Bas[...]

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    CHAIN DIALING On certain occasions, af ter dialing a number , you may be requested by the party or service y ou are calling to enter a special access code, such as an account number . Y ou can enter this number into a memory location. 1) Store the access code into one of the memory numbers. 2) Dial the party or service main number . 3) When you nee[...]

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    Programming YourPhone’s Memory VOICEDIAL PROGRAMMING HANDSET SPEAKER PHONE The handset speak er phone lets you conv eniently listen to the voice pr ompts through the handset speak er phone rather than the earpiece. The handset speak er phone is automatically enabled when you press the speaker k ey , or the v oice/mem k ey to dial a number , the s[...]

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    V OICE MEMORY ENTR Y TIPS V oiceDial is “speak er (voice) dependent” - it’s designed to recognize the v oice that programmed the name. If you program a memory location for “pizza delivery” and another person tries to V oiceDial “pizza delivery ,” the phone may not recognize the new v oice. But, when responding to the prom pt “ Answe[...]

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    STORING A PHONE NUMBER IN MEMOR Y With V oiceDial, programming is easy . Just follow the preprogrammed v oice prompts. 1) Remo ve the handset from the base. 2) Press store . The talk LED blinks and the monitor LED lights. Y ou will hear: F or example: Press 0, then 1 . 3) Y ou will hear: Example: say “John Smith.” Then, 2 times, you will hear: [...]

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    STORING A MIXED MODE NUMBER If your phone service is set up f or pulse dialing, you can stor e a mixed mode number to easily access automated services (such as banking) that require tones within their systems. 1) Remo ve the handset from the base. 2) Press store . The talk LED blinks. Y ou will hear: F or example: Press 0, then 1 . 3) Y ou will hea[...]

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    CLIP voice/mem speaker ER ASING A STORED NUMBER 1) Remo ve the handset from the base. 2) Press store . Y ou will hear: 3) Enter the 2-digit memory location number that you want to erase. Our example is 0 1 . Y ou will hear: 4) Say “Y es.” This erases the memor y location. 5) Press store . DIALING A STORED NUMBER 1) Remo ve the handset from the [...]

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    REVIEWING NUMBERS IN MEMOR Y 1) Press rev . The talk LED flashes. 2) Y ou will hear: F or example: Y ou’ve programmed John Smith’s phone number , 555-5555, into memory location 0 1. Press . Y ou will hear: 3) T o dial the announced number , simply pr ess talk befor e you hear the last digit. 4) T o hear the number in the next memory location, p[...]

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    Using the Integrated Answer Device USING ANSWER THE INTEGR ATED ANSWERING DEVICE The EXV 958 has a built-in answering system that answ ers and recor ds incoming calls. Y ou can also use your answ ering system to recor d a conversation, leave a memo messag e for others who use the phone, or to announce a special message to callers when you’r e awa[...]

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    SETTING THE CLOCK The clock on the EXV 958 Answering System starts when pow er is applied to the base. Follo w these steps to set the clock to the correct time: 1) Press and hold cloc k until a beep sounds. 2) Press skip/repeat until the correct day is announced. Numbers zer o through six display on the base as each day is announced. 3) Press cloc [...]

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    5) Press cloc k again to select the correct hour . 6) Press skip/repeat until you hear the corr ect minute setting. The numbers 0 through 59 display on the base as each minute is announced. 7) Press cloc k again to select the correct minute. The AM/PM setting is announced. 8) The LED displays an A or P . Press skip/repeat until you hear the corr ec[...]

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    9) Press cloc k again to end the time/day setting. The EXV 958 announces the correct time. 21 USING ANSWER I:...exv958final.vp Fri Jun 19 20:20:34 1998 Color profile: Disabled Composite Default screen[...]

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    SETTING Y OUR OUTGOING MESSA GE (OGM) When you r eceive a call, the answering system automatically plays a preset messag e or your own personal outgoing message. ▼ Preset messages The follo wing message is pre-r ecorded at the factory: “Hello, no one is available to take your call. Please leave a message after the tone”. T o record y our own [...]

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    SELECTING MESS A GE TIME Y ou can set your answ ering system to recor d messages up to one or four minutes long. One minute option: mov e the REC TIME switch to 1. F our minute option: move the REC TIME switch to 4 . MEMO The Memo function allows the user to r ecord a message on the base. 1) Press and hold memo until you hear a long tone. 2) Releas[...]

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    SELECTING A PIN CODE T o play your messag es from a remote location, y ou will need to enter a two-digit P ersonal Identification Number (PIN) code (00-99). T o select a PIN, perform the f ollowing steps: 1) On the base, press and hold the pin button. A beep sounds, and the LED displays 00 . 2) T o set the first number , press skip/repeat to scroll[...]

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    SETTING THE TOLL S A VER SWITCH The ringtime/toll saver switch allows y ou to set the number of rings the caller hears befor e your answ ering system plays your outgoing messag e. Y ou can set the switch to answer after two rings or af ter four rings. In the TS (T oll Saver) position, the answering system picks up after two rings if you hav e new m[...]

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    Using the Integrated Answering Device USING ANSWER PL AYIN G Y OUR MESSA GES The base LED shows the number of total messag es on the display . If the display is blinking, then there are new messages w aiting for y ou. The EXV 958 is designed to play your new messag es first. Af ter you play your new messag es, you can then play y our stored messag [...]

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    REPEATIN G A MESSA GE 1) Press play/stop to review your messag es. The number of stored messages is announced. 2) After a message has played f or a few seconds, press repeat to replay the message. 3) Press play/stop at any time to stop reviewing your messag es and return to standby . The counter LED shows the total number of messages still on the s[...]

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    SKIPPING A MESS A GE 1) Press play/stop to review y our messages. The number of messages is announced. 2) Press skip at anytime to skip to the next message. 3) Press play/stop at any time to stop reviewing messages and r eturn to standby . The message counter LED shows the total number of messages still on the system. 28 HINT Each time skip is pres[...]

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    DELETING A MESS A GE 1) Press play/stop to review y our messages. 2) If you decide to delete a message, pr ess and release delete anytime during the message. The system beeps and immediately goes to the next message. T o delete all messages, press delete from standby and hold for 2 seconds. 3) After you have play ed all of your messag es, a long to[...]

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    REMOTE A CCESS A W AY FR OM HOME Y ou can operate your answ ering system from a remote location using any touch-tone telephone. Use this function to check for r ecorded messages, to play or delete messag es, or even to r ecord a new outgoing message. 1) Call your telephone number . 2) During the outgoing message playback, pr ess # fol l owed by you[...]

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    Troubleshooting TROUBLESHOOTIN G TROUBLESHOOTING If your cor dless telephone is not performing to y our expectations, please try these simple steps f irst. PROBLEM SUGGESTION While trying to VoiceDial, y ou k eep getting the prom pt, “ Name not recognized, please repeat.” • Hold the handset about 8 to 1 2 inches away and directly in fr ont of[...]

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    PROBLEM SUGGESTION Handset doesn’t ring or receiv e a page. • The Nick el-Cadmium batter y pack may be weak. Charge the battery on the base for 1 5 to 20 hours without interruption. • Raise the base antenna vertically . • The handset may be too far aw ay from the base. • Place the base away fr om noise sources. • The digital security co[...]

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    Specifications SPECIFICATIONS GENER AL The EXV 958 complies with FCC P ar ts 1 5 and 68. Fr equency control: PLL Modulation: FM Operating temperatur e: -1 0º to +50º C, +1 4º F to +1 22º F BASE Receiv e frequency: 902.078 to 904.030 MHz (40 channels) Transmit frequency: 925.999 to 927 .950 MHz (40 channels) Po wer requir ements: 9 VDC 2 10 mA ([...]

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    CONTROLS & FUN CTIONS voice/mem channel monitor abc def ghi jkl mno pqrs tuv wxyz talk oper rev store cancel pause flash ringer vol redial 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 # oper 900 MHz V oiceDial 11 24 25 24 23 22 21 19 20 18 16 17 15 14 13 12 900 MHz VoiceDial 900 MHz VoiceDial 11 24 25 24 23 22 21 19 20 18 16 17 15 14 13 12 I:...exv958final.vp Fri Jun 1[...]