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    PRECAUTIONS Before you read anything else, please observe the following: WARNING! Uniden Corporation DOES NOT represent this unit to be waterproof. To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or damage to the unit, DO NOT expose this unit to rain or moisture. RECHARGEABLE NICKEL-CADMIUM BATTERY WARNING This equipment contains a Rechargeable Nicke[...]

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    Contents Important Safety Instructions .................................. 3 Battery Safety Precautions ................................ .4 Introduction ............................................. ...5 Features ............................................. ...5 Included with the XCA650/XCA750 ........................... .6 Important Electrical Con[...]

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    Important Safety Instructions When using your telephone equipment, these basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, and injury to persons: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Read and understand all instructions. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Unplug this product from[...]

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    Introduction Included with the XCA65O!!CA750 Congratulations on your purchase of the Uniden XCA650/XCA750 Cordless Telephone. These phones are designed to exacting standards which provide reliability, long life, and outstanding performance. Features l 10 Channels . Random Code™ Digital Security l AutoTalk™ . UltraClear Plus l AutoStandby™ . A[...]

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    Important Electrical Considerations Radio lntetference Unplug all electrical appliances when you know an electrical storm is approaching. Lightning can pass through your household wiring and damage any device connected to it. This phone is no exception. Warning: Please do not attempt to unplug any appliance during an electrica l Caution: Changes or[...]

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    Installation Selecting a Location Before choosing a location for your new phone, there are some important guidelines you should consider: l The location should be close to both a phone jack and power outlet. l Keep the Base Unit and Handset away from sources of electrical noise such as motors or fluorescent lighting. l Be sure there is sufficient s[...]

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    Desk or Tabletop Installation 1. Place the Base on a desk or tabletop. 2. Plug one end of the telephone cord into the TEL LINE jack on the Base Unit. 3. Plug the AC Adapter cord into the 9V DC input jack on the Base Unit. 4. Place the AC Adapter cord around the strain relief. 5. Plug the other end of the cord into the telephone jack on the wall. 11[...]

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    6. Plug the AC Adapter into a standard 230-240V AC wall outlet. A Use only the Uniden AC Adapter supplied with this phone. ’ Direct Wall Mounting You can mount your phone directly on a wall. Before mounting your phone, consider the following: l Select a location away from electrical cables, pipes, or other items behind the mounting location that [...]

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    3. Place the cord inside the molded channel on the bottom of the Base Unit. 4. Plug the AC Adapter into the Base Unit. 5. Place the AC Adapter cord inside the molded channel. 6. Place the Base Unit on the screws and push down until it’s firmly seated. 7. Plug the other end of the telephone line cord into the wall jack. 8. Plug the AC Adapter into[...]

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    Setting the Handset Retainer The Handset Retainer holds the Handset in place if your phone is mounted on a wall. The steps below describe how to remove and replace the retainer so that the tab faces up. 1. Push up on the Handset Retainer on the Base Unit, and slide the tab out. 2. Flip the retainer over so the tab faces up. 3. Put the retainer back[...]

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    2. Slide the battery compartment cover down. Setting Up Your Phone Extending the Antenna Before using your phone, be sure to fully extend the antenna to the vertical position. Installing the Handset Battery Pack 1. Press in on the Battery Cover Release. 3. Align the plastic connector of the Nickel-Cadmium battery pack with its socket and plug it in[...]

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    Cleaning the Battery Contacts To maintain a good charge, it is important to clean all charging contacts on the Handset and Base Unit about once a month. Use a pencil eraser or other contact cleaner. Do not use any liquids or solvents. Charging the Battery Pack Initial Battery Charging The rechargeable Nickel-Cadmium battery pack must be fully charg[...]

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    2. Make sure the charge LED lights. If the LED doesn’t light, check to see that the AC Adapter is plugged in, and that the Handset is making good contact with the Base Unit charging contacts. Charging from the Charging Cradle (Only for the XC750 phone.) 1. Plug the Charging Cradle AC Adapter cord into the DC input jack on the Charging Cradle. 2. [...]

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    If the talk/batt low LED begins to flash, the phone is programmed to limit its functions to save power. The table below describes what to do to return your phone to normal operation. DURING A CALL IN STANDBY MODE 1 Adjusting Ringer/Volume Controls Handset Ringer Control Only the talk button operates. The Handset beeps and the talk/batt low LED flas[...]

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    To adjust the Base speaker volume, press the volume control switch to achieve the desired setting. Automatic Digital Code Security To avoid unauthorised calls on your phone, a Digital Code feature was added to all XCA650/XCA750 phones. This Digital Code is shared only between the Handset and Base Unit. The code is set automatically when you first u[...]

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    If the Base Unit loses power while the Handset is off the Base, the Digital Code may be erased. When this happens, the Handset will not function. To reestablish communication between the Handset and Base Unit: 1. Restore power to the Base Unit. 2. Place the Handset back on the Base Unit. I! 3. The charge LED will blink quickly, indicating that the [...]

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    Changing Channels, Flash, and Page/Find Programming Your Phone To change channels or access call waiting while the phone is in use, or to use the one-way page to locate the Handset, follow these steps: I HANDSET I BASE UNIT CHANGING CHANNELS FLASH -OR- Press @ Note: Change channels to help eliminate background noise. If the call waiting tone sounds[...]

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    3. Enter the number you want to @)@@a@a@ store (up to 16 digits). 4. If a pause is needed during @Q dialing to access a long distance service, press Q . @@@a@a@ Note: The @ button counts as one digit and lasts three seconds. Pressing @ more than once increases the length of the pause between numbers. 5. Press 0 again. 6. Enter the memory location A[...]

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    4. Press tone on the Handset. (# button) I 5. Enter the number to be dialed in tone mode. @@O@ 6. If a pause is needed during dialing to access a long Q@@O@ distance service, press ‘@ . Note: The @ button counts as one digit and lasts three seconds. Pressing @ more than once increases the length of the pause between numbers. 7. Press @ again. 6. [...]

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    4. Press the memory location number (0-9). Chain Dialing On certain occasions, after dialing a number, you may be requested by the party or service you are calling to enter a special access code, such as when performing a banking transaction. To do this, simply: 1. Store the access code into one of the memory numbers. 2. Dial the main number. 3. At[...]

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    The Integrated Answering System Answering System Setup The XCA650/XCA750 has a built-in Answering System which answers incoming calls and records you message. You can also use your new Answering System to record a conversation, leave a memo message for someone else who will use the phone, or to announce a special message when you’ll be away from [...]

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    4. To turn the Answering System off, press B The talk/batt low LED lights green, The current Time and Day Stamp and number of new messages recorded is announced on the Handset receiver. 5. Press 0 . You will hear a tone in the Handset followed by the announcement: “Answering System off,” 6. Press a again to return to Standby. The talk/batt low [...]

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    2. Press 0. Then enter the number which corresponds to the day. 3. Enter the two-digit number for the hour (01-12) and the minute (00-59) 4. To set AM, press *. To set PM, press #. Note: A beep indicates the new rime is programmed, and the new Time and Day Stamp is announced in the Handset receiver. 5. Press W to return to Standby. 6. For example, [...]

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    Base Operation 1. Press l . The speaker beeps, and the Time and Day Stamp is announced. Setting Your Outgoing Message (OGM) When you receive a call, the Answering System answers and automatically plays either a preset message or your personal Outgoing Message. Preset Messages The XCA650/XCA750 has two message programmed in its memory. If the REC TI[...]

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    3. Press m to stop recording. The message replays in the Handset receiver. 4. Press a again to return to Standby. The talk/batt low LED turns off. Base Operation 1. To record an outgoing message, press and hold ogm. Start recording your message after you hear the long tone and the Message Counter LED begins to count up. 2. Do not get closer than 30[...]

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    Selecting a Preset OGM After you have recorded an outgoing message, you can set your Answering System to play either a preset message or your outgoing message. 1. Press ogm . Your recorded outgoing message will begin to play. 2. While your recorded outgoing message is playing, press ogm again. A tone will sound, and you hear the preset message “H[...]

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    Using the Reset Button The RESET button is used to erase all recorded outgoing messages and any messages which are saved in memory. Pressing RESET does not erase your PIN (Personal Identification Number) code or the security code between the Handset and Base Unit, and the Time and Day Stamp. 4 &I When RESET is pressed, the Message Counter begin[...]

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    4. Press a to return to Standby. The talk/batt low LED goes Off. Base Operation When the Message Counter LED flashes, you have received new messages. 1. Press -Z+ . The message is announced first, then the Day and Time stamp afterwards. The Message Counter LED displays the number of the message playing. Note: If you want to stop reviewing your mess[...]

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    3. When all messages have 2. When all messages have played, a long tone sounds played, a long tone sounds followed by the followed by the announcement “End of announcement “End of messages” plays. messages”plays. Note: If less than five minutes record time remains, the actual record time remaining for new messages immediate/y follo w “End[...]

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    2. Press b to review your messages. 3. Press 44 at anytime to replay a message. Nofe: Pressing ti during a message returns the system to the beginning of that message. Pressing 44 again before the message replays causes the system to scan back one message, If you have several messages, press 44 until you return to the message you want to replay. 4.[...]

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    Skipping a Message Handset Operation 1. Press remote . 2. Press b to review your messages. 3. Press N at anytime to skip to the next message. Note: Each time B is pressed the system scans forward one message. If you have several messages, press bb until you get to the message you want to play. 4. When all messages have played, the announcement “E[...]

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    3. Press m at anytime to stop reviewing messages and return to Standby. The Message Counter LED shows the total number of messages. 4. When all messages have played, the announcement “End of messages” plays. Then the system automatically returns to Standby. Deleting a Message Handset Operation 1. Press w. 2. Press F to review your messages. Not[...]

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    2. If you decide to delete a message, press and release ze;tyt$e during the The system beeps and immediate/y goes to the next message. Note: When you press 0, you are deleting the message. Once the message is deleted, if cannot be replayed. 4. When the “End of messages” announcement plays, you will hear a long tone on the Base speaker. Note: If[...]

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    Message Full Indication 2. Press ?. The XCA650/XCA750 has a maximum record time of 20 minutes or up to 40 incoming message. When the memory is full, the Answering System will not record incoming calls. To return the system to normal operation, follow these steps. 1. When the memory is full, the phone will ring 10 times before the announcement “No[...]

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    Screening Incoming Calls Leaving a Memo Message If you receive a call while your Answering System is on, you can listen to the incoming message on the Base Unit speaker. If you are away from the Base, you can use your Handset to screen incoming calls. You can use the XCA650/XCA750 to leave a Memo Message for someone else who uses your Answering Sys[...]

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    Recording a Telephone Conversation* WARNING Use of this device for monitoring telephone conversations is not permissible under New Zealand law, unless:- (a) At feast one party of the conversation is aware of its use, or, (b) Use is authorised for Police or Security Service applications. Use of this information shall follow the principles detailed i[...]

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    2. Press *. 3. Press your four-digit code. ;;;;;;;;l;,=ue@9ez9 @ @9 4. Press & again. You will hear a long tone which indicates that the new code is saved, 5. Press a again to return to Standby. Using a Touch-Tone Phone You can operate your Answering System using any touch-tone telephone. Use this function to check for recorded messages, play o[...]

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    5. Use this chart to select the function you want. 6. When you’ve finished, hang up to exit the system. Your Answering System automatically returns to Standby. Function Press Repeat I #1 Help Menu 1 #0 1 l To remotely set your XCA650/XCA 750 to activate the auto-answer feature: (Australian Version ONLY) 1. From any remote phone, dial your phone n[...]

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    Answering System Troubleshooting Chart Specifications Problem Suggestion Answering System does not work. l .pke sure that the Base Unit is plugged l Make sure the Answering System is turned on. Answering System does not answer calls. Messages are incomplete. After a power failure, the outgoing message is deleted. Message Counter LED flashes the let[...]

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    WARRANTY UNIDEN XCA650/XCA750 1 YEAR WARRANTY (Batteries and Accessories are covered for 90 Days ONLY) Note: Please keep your sales docket as it provides evidence of warranty. Warranty is only valid in the country where the product has been purchased. WARRANTOR: Uniden Australian Pty. Limited ACN 001 865 498 Uniden New Zealand Limited ELEMENTS OF W[...]