AT&T EL51209, EL51359 User Manual

FCC part 68 and ACTA

Appendix F
FCC part 68 and ACTA
This equipment complies with Part 68 of the FCC rules and with technical requirements adopted 
by the Administrative Council for Terminal Attachments (ACTA). The label on the back or bottom 
of this equipment contains, among other things, a product identifier in the format 
US:AAAEQ##TXXXX. This identifier must be provided to your local telephone company upon 
The plug and jack used to connect this equipment to premises wiring and the telephone network 
must comply with the applicable Part 68 rules and technical requirements adopted by ACTA. A 
compliant telephone cord and modular plug is provided with this product. It is designed to be 
connected to a compatible modular jack that is also compliant. An RJ11 jack should normally be 
used for connecting to a single line and an RJ14 jack for two lines. See Installation Instructions in 
the user’s manual.
The Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) is used to determine how many devices you may connect 
to your telephone line and still have them ring when you are called. The REN for this product is 
encoded as the 6th and 7th characters following the US: in the product identifier (e.g., if ## is 03, 
the REN is 0.3). In most, but not all areas, the sum of all RENs should be five (5.0) or less. For more 
information, please contact your local telephone company.
This equipment may not be used with Party Lines. If you have specially wired alarm dialing 
equipment connected to your telephone line, ensure the connection of this equipment does not 
disable your alarm equipment. If you have questions about what will disable the alarm equipment, 
consult your telephone company or a qualified installer.
If this equipment is malfunctioning, it must be unplugged from the modular jack until the problem 
has been corrected. Repairs to this telephone equipment can only be made by the manufacturer 
or its authorized agents. For repair procedures, follow the instructions outlined under the Limited 
If this equipment is causing harm to the telephone network, the telephone company may 
temporarily discontinue your telephone service. The telephone company is required to notify you 
before interrupting service. If advance notice is not practical, you will be notified as soon as 
possible. You will be given the opportunity to correct the problem and the telephone company is 
required to inform you of your right to file a complaint with the FCC. Your telephone company 
may make changes in its facilities, equipment, operation, or procedures that could affect the 
proper functioning of this product. The telephone company is required to notify you if such 
changes are planned.
If this product is equipped with a corded or cordless handset, it is hearing aid compatible.
If this product has memory dialing locations, you may choose to store emergency telephone 
numbers (e.g., police, fire, medical) in these locations. If you do store or test emergency numbers, 
Remain on the line and briefly explain the reason for the call before hanging up.
Perform such activities in off-peak hours, such as early morning or late evening.