NEW! Link-to-Cell DECT 6.0 Expandable Bluetooth 174;-Enabled Phone System

Features NEW! Link-to-Cell DECT 6.0 Expandable Bluetooth 174;-Enabled Phone System with Landline Capability

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    • General Information:
    • Frequency/Technology
    • Multi-Handset Capability
    • Phone Lines
    • LCD Language
    • Channels
    • Advanced Features:
    • Link to Cell technology
    • Multi-Cell phone capability
    • Bluetooth headset capability
    • Voice Enhancer technology
    • Easy Operation (menu driven)
    • Icon Operation
    • Voice mail Message-Waiting Indicator
    • Caller ID/Phone Book:
    • Call Waiting Caller ID
    • Talking Caller ID
    • Ringer ID
    • Light-up ID
    • Caller ID Memory
    • Phone Book
    • Chain Dial
    • Phone Book Sharing
    • Basic Features:
    • Base Unit Dial Keypad
    • Speakerphone
    • Hold
    • Mute
    • Flash
    • Redial
    • Ringer Tones
    • Ringer Melodies
    • Ringer Volume Control
    • Talk Volume Control
    • Any Key Answer
    • LCD (Base Unit)
    • LCD (Handset)
    • Line Status Indicator
    • Handset Locator
    • Intercom
    • Multi-way Conferencing
    • Programmable Tone/Pulse
    • Wall Mountable
    • Lighted Handset Keypad
    • Lighted Indicator with Ringer/Message Alert
    • Out of Range Indicator
    • Battery Type
    • Low Battery Indicator
    • Headset Jack
    • Night Mode
    • Call Block
    • Registered from Function Menu/Caller List
    • Talking Phone (Talking Alarm Clock/Talking Battery Alert)
    • Voice Mail
    • Speakerphone Volume
    • Barge in (Call Share)
    • Battery Life (Talk Time)
    • Battery Life (Standby Time)
    • Charge Time
    • Belt Clip
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    • T-Mobile
    • Base Dimensions (H x W x D) mm (inches)
    • Handset Dimensions (H x W x D) mm(inches)
    • Charger Dimensions (H x W x D) mm(inches)
    • Base Weight g (lbs)
    • Handset Weight w/Battery g (lbs)
    • Charger Weight g (lbs)
    • UPC 037988479689

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FAQsFrequently asked questions about your product

  • What support content is available for my product?

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  • How do I clear 'New Voicemail' on my handset's display?
    Your telephone is alerting you that you have a new voice message from your phone company's assigned Voice mailbox. Procedure to access your voice mailbox would vary depending on the instructions of your phone company / service provider. Once you listen to your new messages, "New Voicemail" should be cleared from the handset.

    Note: If the handset still indicates there are new messages even after you have listened to all new messages, turn it off by pressing and holding [#] until the handset beeps.
  • What is FSK?
    Frequency Shift Keying or FSK is a signal used by service providers to alert you that you have a new voicemail message recorded on your assigned mailbox.
  • How do I unblock a number from my phone?

    To unblock a number do the following procedure:

    1. On the handset press [MENU] [#] [2] [1] [7]
    2. Press the [▲] or the [▼] to select your desired entry
    3. Press the softkey [ERASE]
    4. Press [SELECT] on "Yes"
    5. Press [OFF] to exit the setting.
  • Why does my answering machine says "Memory Full"?
    The error message indicates that the answering machine's maximum recording time was reached. You need to erase messages from your answering machine for it to start recording new messages again. The ANSWER ON indicator on the base unit flashes rapidly when you have reached maximum capacity.
  • Does my phone have Bluetooth capability?
    Yes, some models supports Bluetooth connectivity. Your cell phone must be Bluetooth capable. After you pair the cell phone to the telephone, you will be able to do one or more of the following:

    Use any of the handset to make or answer calls
    Copy the phonebook items from your cell phone to the telephone
    Register a Bluetooth headset for hands-free conversation

    Cell Phone Compatibility Chart
  • Why do I hear an echo on my handset?
    This is normal. When you first use your phone, there may be a slight echo because the microphone is being calibrated. This will occur again if the base is disconnected from the power outlet, or after a power outage. If echo continues for several days try to reset the handset by removing the batteries from the unit for a few seconds.
  • Why can't I hear the dial tone?
    Make sure that the base unit has power. Check if all cords are secure and plugged in properly from the wall and from the back of the base unit. Try to plug the unit to a known working jack then test again. If you have a different phone on the same line, and you are also not getting a dial tone, it is possibly a line problem. If that is the case, it is advised to contact your local phone company for further assistance.
  • Why does the handset display "Check Tel Line", "Check tel line 1", or "Check tel line 2"?
    Check the connections by making sure the supplied phone line is securely plugged into the back of the phone and wall jack. You can also try to plug the phone into a different phone jack inside the house or at a friends house to test that you are not having a line problem.
  • Why does the handset display "No Link to base. Reconnect AC Adapter"?
    Disconnect the AC adapter from the unit, wait for 5 seconds, then reconnect. The plug may have become loose over time or may not be fully inserted. If that does not work, try re-registering the handset.
  • Why does the phone display "Line in Use" or "Busy"?
    Someone might be using the line. If you have multiple handsets, please check to see if the other handsets were properly hung up or in the charger. If you have already done this, and the error "Line in use" is still appearing on the phone, check any other phones are getting a dial tone.

    If the problem persists, follow these procedure:
    1. Unplug your Panasonic phone both from the phone jack.
    2. Try relocating the telephone on a different phone jack inside the house.
    3. Try using a different line cord if you have any other available.
    4. Try using the phone at a friend or neighbors house.
  • How do I deregister a handset which is no longer in use?
    To deregister a handset, you will need to follow the below steps: Press [MENU] [#] [1] [3] [1]

    To deregister a handset, you will need to follow the below steps:

    1. Press [MENU] [#] [1] [3] [1]
    2. Press [▲]/[▼] to select the handset
    3. Press [SELECT]
    4. Press [▲]/[▼] to select "YES"
    5. Press [SELECT] to deregister the handset
    Enter [3] [3] [5] [OK] Select the handset you want to cancel by pressing the desired handset(s) number Select [OK] [▲]/[▼]: "YES" [SELECT]
  • How do I adjust incoming ringer volume?
    To adjust the ringer volume of the handset or Base unit. Press [+] or [-] on the base or [▲] or [▼] on the cordless handset repeatedly to select the desired volume while the unit is ringing for an incoming call.
  • Can I change the channel of my phone?
    The frequency is fixed and the channel cannot be changed, the telephone bandwidth is selected automatically.
  • Can I change the font size on the display of my phone?
    No. The font size is fixed and there is no option to change it.
  • Can I set ringer not to ring for a certain period of time in the day on a handset?
    Yes. The Silent or Night mode feature will allow you to select a span of time during which the handset or base will not ring for outside calls. This feature is useful for instances when you do not want to be disturbed, for example, while sleeping. Make sure that before you activate this feature, you have already set your date and time on your phone. Silent mode can be set independently for each base unit and handset.

    To turn on feature:
    1. On the handset press [MENU] [#] [2] [3] [8]
    2. Press [▲] or [▼] to select "ON"
    3. Press [SAVE]

    To set the on/off time:

    1. Press [MENU] [2] [3] [7] to display time option
    2. Enter time period
      • Use the keypad to enter the time
      • Use the arrows to move the cursor to make corrections
    3. Press [SAVE] to complete the setting
  • Could I use any regular not-rechargeable AAA batteries with this product?
    No. Use ONLY Ni-MH batteries AAA (R03), which is specified in the operating instruction book. WARNING: DO NOT USE ALKALINE OR HEAVY DUTY BATTERIES.
  • How do I chain dial from this phone?
    To auto dial a number:
    1. Press the Phonebook icon or [Ph. Book] button on the handset or base
    2. Select your desired entry from the phonebook
    3. Press [OK] or [CALL]
  • How do I make a conference call on my phone?
    To transferred or conference a call with an outside party between handsets, follow the below two options:

    During an outside call, press [INTERCOM] to put the current party on hold
    1. Select the desired extension no by pressing the [▲] or [▼] button
    2. Press [TRANSFER]
    3. Wait for the other paged party to pick up the call, if the paged party does not answer the call, press the [TALK] to return to the outside call
    4. Press [Conf], to leave the conference you may press the [OFF]

    During an outside call, press [INT] to put the current party on hold

    1. Select the desired extension no by pressing the [▲] or [▼] button
    2. Press [SELECT]
    3. Wait for the other paged party to pick up the call, if the paged party does not answer the call, press the [TALK] to return to the outside call
    4. Press [CONF], to leave the conference you may press the [OFF]
  • How do I remove Boost from showing up on my handset?
    The clarity booster is a feature that can improve sound clarity when the handset is used in an area where there may be interference. During an outside call, this feature is turned on automatically when necessary. When this feature is turned on, [BOOST] is displayed.
  • How do I turn on and off the auto talk feature on my handset?
    Depending on your model , To turn on or off the Auto Talk feature follow one of the below options:

    OPTION #1
    1. On the handset press [MENU]
    2. Press the [▲] or the [▼] button to scroll to "Initial Setting" and press [OK]
    3. Press the [▲] or the [▼] button to scroll to "Auto Talk" and press [OK]
    4. Press the [▲] or the [▼] button to scroll to select ON or OFF then press [OK] to save selection

    OPTION #2

    1. On the handset press [MENU]
    2. Press the [▲] or the [▼] button to scroll to "Handset Setting" and press [OK]
    3. Press the [▲] or the [▼] button to scroll to "Other Settings" and press [OK]
    4. Press the [▲] or the [▼] button to scroll to "Auto Talk" Select "ON" or "OFF" then press [OK] to save selection
  • How much radiation does the phone output?
    This product complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. RF transmission power is 115 mW (max.)
  • My handset is not charging. What can I do?
    First make sure you are using the Rechargeable batteries that came with the unit. The correct part number is HHR-4DPA. Try charging the handset on the base charger. If that works, make sure the charging cradle is connected to the AC Adaptor, and the AC Adaptor is firmly plugged into the wall. Have you taken the batteries out of the handset recently. This will reset the battery indicator, so even though the batteries may be fully charged, the indicator will show low battery. Place the handset on the charging cradle for 7 hours to show full battery. Also, be sure the batteries are inserted properly. The '+' terminal should be showing at the top of the right battery and the bottom of the left battery.
  • What can I do if liquid or other form of moisture has entered the handset/base unit?
    Disconnect the AC adaptor and telephone line cord from the base unit. Remove the batteries from the handset and leave to dry for at least 3 days. After the handset/base unit are completely dry, reconnect the AC adaptor and telephone line cord. Insert the batteries and charge fully before use. If the unit does not work properly, contact an authorized service center.

    CAUTION: To avoid permanent damage, do not use a microwave oven to speed up the drying process.
  • What is "three way calling" and how do I perform this?
    This service may be offered by phone companies which allows you to call a party and by pressing the [Flash] button and allows you to receive another dial tone to call another phone number. Pressing [Flash] again will join all three parties together.
  • What is the limitation for characters for a phonebook contact?
    The phone will accept up to 16 characters for the name entry. Depending on your model, the limit for the phone number entry may vary from 24-32 digits. Please refer to your operating manual for details.
  • What is the recommendation for the location of the telephone base unit?
    To optimize the range and/or audio quality, please be aware that metal objects and electronic devices/appliances within proximity of the main base unit, may block the signal from reaching the handsets. Note: Panasonic Model# KX-TGA405 Range Extender may be used to increase the distance. Please refer to the Phone System Operating Manual for compatibility.
  • What kind of batteries can I use for my handset?
    The handsets uses Ni-MH (nickel metal hydride) type rechargeable AAA batteries. The Panasonic rechargeable AAA batteries are recommended for best cordless handset performance. Never use Alkaline or any other types as these could damage your handset.

    Note: Some handsets will display "Insert battery", "Use rechargeable battery", or "Don't use this battery" if the batteries needed to be replaced or the incorrect batteries have been used.
  • What should I do if my base unit does not have power and there are no lights lit?
    If your base unit is not receiving power ensure you are using the correct AC adapter for the base unit. If the problem persists then you can try plugging it into a different power outlet to test. For units with multiple handsets, you can use the AC adapter from one of the smaller chargers and plug into the base to test. If you have followed the steps mentioned above and your base unit still does not have power, the telephone system may need service. Please refer to your operating instructions warranty page for details.
  • Which handsets will alarm when the Alarm feature is set?
    Only the handset that was programmed for the Alarm will sound. If you would like others to sound, you would need to set up the Alarm feature on each handset.
  • Why does the handset display "Charge for 7h" when I remove and reinsert the batteries?
    This is normal. When the batteries are taken out, the handset loses track of how much the batteries are charged. You may use the phone normally, but the battery indication will not be accurate until charged for about 7 hours.
  • Why does the handset display "Please lift up and try again"?
    You attempted to dial from the cordless handset while located in the charger. Lift the handset out of the charger and try again. If the same error message appears on the handset after lifting the handset from the cradle, reset the handset by removing the battery from the phone then re-install them again.
  • Why is the handset display blank?
    Adjust the LCD contrast by following this procedure:
    1. On the handset press [MENU] [#] [1] [4] [5]
    2. Select the adjustment by pressing number 1-6
    3. Press [SAVE]
    If you still have an issue, you need to reset the handset by remove the batteries for a few seconds.
  • Why is the keypad flashing / blinking on my handset?
    You will need to recharge handset. When the battery voltage becomes low, the battery icon on the handset LCD will be flashing in the display then the handset display will shut off, and the Keypad lights will flash to warn you that the handset needs to be charged.
  • Why is there silence when answering the call when I use my cell phone?
    This is related to the auto connect feature. Some models of cell phones automatically mute the phone itself and, while it is connected, only use the Bluetooth connection for sound. To stop this from happening during a call, you can press [1] or [2] on the base (whichever corresponds to the cell phone you're using) so that the LED light turns red. Alternatively, to disable the feature altogether, on the handset press [MENU] [#] [6] [3] [2], and press [▲] or [▼] to raise or lower the time between auto connect attempts. "Off" corresponds to manual reconnect only. To manually reconnect a cell phone to the base, just press the button on the base that corresponds to the cell phone you're using [1] or [2].
  • Will I damage the batteries by keeping the phone on the charger?
    No, it is safe to keep the handset on the charger whenever it is not in use. Use only the Nickel Metal Hydride rechargeable batteries. Never use Alkaline or any other types as these could damage your handset.
  • Will my two Panasonic Phone System be able to intercom each other?
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