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    Headset (HS910) XDECT R055 Series Owner's Manual What's in the box? Base AC adapter (AAD-041S(M)) 2 x Telephone cords Belt clip XDECT R005 accessory handset and repeater with charger If you purchased model number: You should have: XDECT R055 None XDECT R055+1 1 of each XDECT R055+2 2 of each XDECT R055+3 3 of each XDECT R055+4 4 of each X[...]

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    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: This unit is NOT waterproof.  DO NOT expose this unit to rain or moisture. Do not use this product near water, for example, near a bath [...]

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    1 Installing Your Phone Setup the Base Attach the stand Before you attach the stand, you have to decide if you want the phone to rest on a desk or hang on a wall. For desktop use, turn 1. the stand so the locking tabs that say DESK are facing the base with the arrows pointing up. OR For wall mount use, turn the stand so the locking tabs that say WA[...]

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    2 Connect the power and telephone cord(s) Connect the base AC adapter to the 1. DC IN 9V jack and route the cord as shown: For desktop use For wall mount use PRIMARY LINE TEL LINE 2 DC IN 9V PRIMARY LINE TEL LINE 2 DC IN 9V Connect one of the included telephone cords to the 2. PRIMARY LINE jack. If you wish to connect a second telephone line then r[...]

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    3 Place the main base on the wall Place the mounting slots (hole spacing is 100mm vertical) over the pins on the wall plate, and slide the base down to lock it into place. (T o telephone jack for optional second line)[...]

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    4 Setup the Repeater/Charger(s) (if included) Connect the repeater/charger power cord 1. If your phone came with any accessory handsets and chargers, connect a charger AC adapter to each charger's DC IN 9V jack and set the plug into the notch as shown. (These adapters might already be connected.) Plug the other end of the 2. adapter into a sta[...]

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    5 Setup the Handset(s) Install the battery Unpack all handsets, battery packs, 1. and battery covers. If any handset has the battery cover already attached, press in on the notch and slide the cover down and off. Line up the battery pack connector 2. with the jack inside the handset. (The battery connector will only fit one way.) Push the battery p[...]

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    6 If... Try... a CHARGE light doesn't turn on reseating the handset. - checking the AC adapter connection. - Charge all handsets completely (about 15 hours) before using them. When fully charged the battery will provide up to 8hrs talk time and 7 days standby time. Using the Belt Clip To attach the belt clip Line up the holes on each side of t[...]

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    7 Test the Connection Pick up the handset from the base and press TALK/FLASH. . The phone should pick up line 1 automatically and change the display to show Talk , and you should hear a dial tone. When you get a dial tone, make a test call; press END to hang up. If... Try... the base display says Check or you don't hear a dial tone checking th[...]

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    8 Using the Repeater How it works An XDECT R005 repeater can extend the range of your base in all directions, including up and down. The XDECT R005 repeater unit is also a charger for the accessory handset. Each handset will automatically connect to the repeater or the base, depending on which signal is stronger, and the handset operates exactly th[...]

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    9 Repeaters can be up to 3 chain-links (maximum) from the base  Example of coverage area with 6 repeaters (maximum total)  You can roam anywhere within range of the base or the repeater(s) and make and receive calls as usual from your handsets. If you want to use the repeater with a new base, simply register  the repeater to the new base ([...]

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    10 Picking the best spot The best spot for the repeater is as far from the base as possible while still maintaining a good signal, or near the edge of the base’s coverage area. To find the edge of the coverage area: Stand near the base 1. and make a call on the handset. While on the call, 2. carry the handset away from the base towards the genera[...]

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    11 Getting to Know Your Phone Parts of the Base If the key name is spelled out on the key itself, it's not labeled in the drawing below. Base keys and how they work Key name (and icon) What it does PHONEBOOK/ LEFT ( / ) In standby or during a call: open the phonebook. - During text entry: move the cursor to the left. - In the first 2 seconds o[...]

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    12 Key name (and icon) What it does UP ( ) In standby: increase the ringer volume for line 1 or line 2. - During a speakerphone call or while a message is playing: - increase the speaker volume. In the menu or any list: move the cursor up one line. - CALLER ID/ RIGHT ( / ) In standby or during a call: open the Caller ID list. - During text entry: m[...]

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    13 Parts of the Handset Handset keys and how they work Key name (and icon) What it does UP ( ) In standby: increase the ringer volume for line 1 or line 2. - During a call: increase the call volume. - In the menu or any list: move the cursor up one line. - END During a call: hang up. - In the menu or any list: exit and go to standby. - REDIAL Micro[...]

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    14 Key name (and icon) What it does CALLER ID/ RIGHT ( ) In standby or during a call: open the Caller ID list. - During text entry: move the cursor to the right. - SPEAKER ( ) Switch a normal call to the speakerphone (and back). - INTERCOM/ HOLD In standby: page another station using the intercom. - During a call: put the call on hold and start a c[...]

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    15 Reading the Displays On the base On the handset The table below shows the possible icons and what they mean. Since the icons appear based on what you're doing with the phone, you won't ever see all of these icons at the same time. Base Icon Handset Icon What it means or The accompanying information (in use, on hold, etc.) applies to li[...]

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    16 Base Icon Handset Icon What it means The ringer is turned off for 1) line 1 only, 2) line 2 onl y, or 3) both. T his station will not ring when a call comes in on the indicated lines. You have a vo ice message waiting (se e "Using Voice Message Notification" on page 39). Privacy Mode is on: no other station can join your call. The spea[...]

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    17 Using the Soft Keys Soft keys are controlled by the software: they will automatically change their function depending on what you're currently doing: Soft keys with the phone in standby On the base On the handset 1 2 LINE 1 LINE 2 MENU SUN 12:00A 31/12/08 New CID: 4 Soft key 1 Soft key 2 Soft key 3 SUN 12:00A Handset #1 New CID: 2 LINE1 MEN[...]

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    18 If the description for a soft key is blank, that key doesn't currently  have a function. Sometimes, the current function of a soft key can duplicate the  function of a regular key. If this happens, you can press either key. When this manual refers to a soft key, it uses the soft key's  description printed on a black background[...]

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    19 Entering Text on Your Phone When you want to enter text into your phone (for example, a name in the phonebook), use the twelve-key dial pad to enter the letters printed on the number keys. Here's how it works: The phone enters the letters in the order they appear on the key.  For example, if you press the number key 2 once, the phone ent[...]

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    20 Using the Menus The menus are des igned to be as easy as possibl e. Some users don't even need the manual once they know how to perform these actions: If you don't press any keys for thirty seconds, the phone times out and exits the menu. (When setting the day and time, the time-out period is extended to two minutes.) Open the menu Pre[...]

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    21 Close the menu On the handset, press END ; on the base, press MUTE/ EXIT . (If you open the menu during a call, press BACK to back out of the menu without hanging up.) The next several pages list all the available menu options and how to use them. Most of the menus are the same for the base and cordless handsets; any option that is available onl[...]

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    22 Menu option: Use it to: Autotalk (Handset on ly) Turn on Auto T alk so you can ans wer the phone just by picking up the handset from the cradle (without having to press any buttons). Any Key Answer (Handset only) Turn on Any Key Answer so you can answer the phone by pressing a key on the twelve-key dial pad. Banner (Handset only) Change the name[...]

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    23 When you select the Global Setup menu, the phone prompts you to select Line 1 or Line 2 . Then, you can choose one of the following options to change the global settings for that line: Menu option: Use it to: Set Line Mode Do not ch ange this settin g unless instruc ted to by custo mer service. VMWI Reset ( Base only) Reset the voice message wai[...]

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    24 Using Your Phone Working with Two Lines When performing common tasks, you can let the station use the primary line, or you can manually choose a particular line for each task. Using the primary line makes common tasks much simpler, but you will need to assign a primary line to each station (see below). If you want to... From a handset From a han[...]

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    25 primary line assignment by manually choosing line for your current task. To assign a primary line, open the menu and select Handset Setup or Base Setup . Select Primary Line , then choose the line you want this station to connect to when it goes off hook: Line 1 Always connect to line 1, regardless of either line's status. Line 2 Always con[...]

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    26 Changing the Volume You can set the volume of the ringer and speaker separately for the base and each handset; you can also set the earpiece volume on each handset. The available volume levels and how to change them are listed below; for each item, press UP to make it louder or DOWN to make it softer. Change the When On the base On a handset rin[...]

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    27 Using the lists Open the CID list Press CALLER ID/RIGHT . Open the redial list Press REDIAL/PAUSE . Scroll through the CID or redial list Press DOWN to scroll through the lis t from newest to oldest. Press UP to scroll from oldest to newest. Close the CID or redial list Press END on a handset or MUTE/EXIT on the base. (If you open the CID list d[...]

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    28 Delete All Erase all entries from this station's CID or redial list. (This doesn't affect the CID or redial lists on any other stations.) Add Call Block (CID list only) Add the number to the call block list (see page 36). Using Call Waiting A Call Waiting call refers to a call received on a line while that line  is already in use. C[...]

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    29 press INTERCOM/HOLD again or press TALK/FLASH followed by END on the handset. Using the Headset You can use a standard 2.5 mm telephone headset with your cordless handsets. To purchase additional headsets (HS910), visit our website; www.uniden.com.au for Australian model or www.uniden.co.nz for New Zealand model. To install a headset, remove the[...]

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    30 Using the Phonebook Each station can store up to 100 entries in its phonebook, and each entry can have two different phone numbers. Open the phonebook Press PHONEBOOK/LEFT. Scroll through the entries Press DOWN to scroll through the phonebook from A to Z or UP to scroll from Z to A. Jump to entries that start with a certain letter Press the numb[...]

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    31 Edit Number1 Enter the primary number (up to 32 digits) for this entry exactly the way you would dial it. If you need the phone to wait before sending the next set of - digits, press REDIAL/PAUSE to enter a two-second pause. If two seconds isn't long enough, you can enter as many - pauses as you want. Each pause counts as one digit (you&apo[...]

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    32 Phonebook Menu Options Open the phonebook with the phone in standby, and press OPTIONS to open the phonebook menu. From the main phonebook screen, you have three options: Create New Add an entry to your phonebook. (See "Creating a new entry" on page 30.) Copy All Copy the whole phoneboo k to another station. (You must have at least one[...]

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    33 Using Multi-station Features The expandable base works together with the accessory handsets to give you some useful multi-station features. (A station can be any cordless handset or the base.) You must have at least one accessory handset to use the features in this section. Expanding Your Phone Your base supports a total of six XDECT R005 access[...]

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    34 To leave a conference call, hang up normally; all other stations  remains connected to the call. If you conference line 1 and line 2 together (see page  23), the base and four cordless handsets can hold a seven-way call with both outside callers at the same time. You can also use the speakerphone for a conference call, just like  you ca[...]

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    35 Using the Intercom Here are some things you need to know about using the intercom: Whenever the phone is in standby, you can make an intercom call  between stations without using the phone line. You can make an intercom call from any station, but only two  stations can be in an intercom call at any time. If an outside call comes in during [...]

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    36 Using Special Features Using Do Not Disturb The  Do Not Disturb or DND feature turns off the ringers of the base and all handsets at the same time. With the phone in standby, press and hold  DO NOT DISTURB on the base. The phone automatically turns on the answering system and shows Do Not Disturb in the display on all stations. To cancel, [...]

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    37 Call Blocking menu options With the phone in standby, open the menu and select Call Blocking . Choose one of these options: View Number See the numbers on your call block list. Create New Add an entry to your call block list. The phone will prompt you to enter a name (optional) and phone number. Private Number Block all calls from numbers report[...]

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    38 Using the Alarm Feature You can set 3 different alarms on each cordless handset so your phone can remind you of important events. When an alarm is set, the alarm icon ( ) appears on the top of the screen. Setting an alarm Open the menu and select 1. Handset Setup . Select 2. Alarm Setting , then select the alarm ( Alarm1 , Alarm2 , or Alarm3 ) y[...]

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    39 When an alarm rings When the day and time on the phone matches the day and time of an alarm setting, the handset sounds the selected tone and displays the alarm screen. The alarm will ring for three minutes. To turn off the alarm, press  END . When the phone prompts you to confirm, press YES . To temporarily turn off the alarm, press  SNOO[...]

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    40 Using the Answering System Each line has a separate answering system. Whenever you access the answering system, the phone prompts you to choose a line. After that, any settings or operations will affect only the answering system for that line. For example, deleting all the messages from the answering system from line 1 does not affect any messag[...]

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    41 Delete your greeting Open the menu and select 1. Ans. Setup . Select 2. Line 1 or Line 2 , then select Greeting Options . While the system plays back the current greeting, press 3. DELETE to erase the personal greeting for this line. (You can't erase the pre-recorded greeting.) Ans. Setup menu options You can change the answering system opt[...]

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    42 Getting Your Messages Accessing your system from a handset (remote operation) You can access your system from a handset whenever the phone is in standby. Only one handset at a time can access the system through remote operation, and you can't use remote operation if the base is using the answering system. To start remote operation, open the[...]

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    43 To... From the base From a handse t (during remote operation) replay previous messages Press PHONEBOOK/LEFT repeatedly until you hear the message you want to replay. Press 1 repeatedly until you hear the message you want to replay. skip a message Press CALLER ID/RIGHT . Press 3 . delete a message While the message is playing, press DELETE . Whil[...]

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    44 Using the System While You're Away from Home You can also operate your answering system from any touch-tone phone. Before you can use this feature, you have to program a security code. Programming a security code With the phone in standby, open the menu and select 1. Ans. Setup . When the phone prompts you to select a line, select 2. Line 1[...]

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    45 Solving Problems If you have any trouble with your phone, try these simple steps first. If you still have a question, call our Customer Care Line listed on the front cover. If… Try… No stations can make or receive calls. Checking the telephone cord connection. - Disconnecting the base AC adapter. Wait a few - minutes, then reconnect it. One [...]

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    46 If… Try… No stations will display any Caller ID information. Letting calls ring at least twice before answering. - Seeing if the call was placed through a switchboard. - Checking with your telephone service provider to - make sure your Caller ID service is active. Caller ID displays briefly and then clears. You may have to change the line mo[...]

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    47 If… Try… Messages are incomplete. The incoming messages may be too long. Remind - callers to leave a brief message. Deleting messages (the memory may be full). - The system keeps recording if I answer on an extension. You may have to change the line mode. Contact - customer service for more information. I can't register a handset. Seein[...]

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    48  radio-based wireless devices, such as room monitors, wireless contr ollers, o r wirele ss headphones or speakers large fluorescent light  fixtures (especially if they give of f a buz zing noise) other services that  use your phone line, like alarm systems, intercom systems, or broadband Internet service Here are some hints for when the[...]

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    49 Resetting and Registering Handsets If you are having trouble with a cordless handset or if you want to replace one, you need to clear the registration information from the base and the handset: Do you have the base the handset is registered to? Yes No Press and hold 1. END and # until the System Reset menu appears (about 5 seconds). Select 2. De[...]

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    50 Registering Repeaters If you are having trouble with a repeater or if you want to replace one, you need to register the repeater to the base. TIP: Connect the repeater close to the base for easy access to the necessary buttons and indicators. Locate the repeater in the desired position after registration is complete. On the base, open the menu a[...]

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    51 Handling Liquid Damage Moisture and liquid can damage your cordless phone. 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. If moisture or liquid has entered the plastic housing (i.e. liquid can  be heard in the phone or liquid has entered t[...]

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    52 Important Information Terms Used In This Manual Accessory Handset An extra handset that can register to and be used with an expandable phone base. All accessory handsets must be registered to a base. Base The main part of the phone. It connects to your phone line and lets you make and receive calls. Most bases also have a cradle to store a hands[...]

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    53 Battery Information Fully charged, the battery should provide about 8 hours of talk time and about 7 days of standby  time. For best results, return the handset to the cradle after each call to keep it fully charged. Keep an eye on the battery status icon. When the battery gets too low, the handset shows a  low battery alert. If you hear a[...]

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    54 Index A Alarm Feature ....................................... 38 Answering a Call ................................... 24 Answering System ................................ 40 Any Key Answer ................................... 22 AutoTalk ................................................ 22 B Base Unavailable .................................. 49 B[...]

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    55 One-year Limited Warranty UNIDEN XDECT R055 IMPORTANT Evidence of the original purchase is required for warranty service. Warrantor: Uniden Australia Pty Limited ABN 58 001 865 498 Uniden New Zealand Limited Elements of Warranty: Uniden warrants to the original retail owner for the duration of this warranty its XDECT R055 (hereinafter referred t[...]

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    © 2009 Uniden Australia Pty Ltd/Uniden New Zealand Limited Printed in Vietnam UNZZ01096BB(0)[...]