T E L E P H O N E S E R V I C E S
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If you have Voice Mail, or a TAD (Telephone Answering Device) and want to
keep one of your phone numbers dedicated only to fax calls, you must leave the
machine in MANUAL mode at all times while using the Distinctive Ring
Feature. Here’s why: Manual mode will never pick up a call by itself, since it is
«Neutral». When the machine is in this «neutral» mode, the Distinctive Ring
Feature can be activated. The distinctive ring feature is actually an answering
mode. So, do not activate FAX mode or FAX/TEL mode while using distinctive
ring; otherwise, the fax machine will answer calls for all the numbers.
Registering the Distinctive Ring Pattern
Set the machine to MANUAL mode.
Press Menu, 2, 0, 1.
or to select
and then press Set.
to select the prestored ring pattern you want to assign, and then
press Set. (You will hear each pattern as you scoll through the four patterns.)
Be sure to choose the pattern assigned by the Telephone Company.
The Caller ID feature of this machine lets you use the Caller ID subscriber
service offered by many local phone companies. This service provides the
name or telephone number of your caller on the LCD as the line rings.
After a few rings, the LCD shows the telephone number of your caller (or name,
if available). Once you pick up the handset, the Caller ID information
disappears from the screen, but the call information remains stored in the Caller
You will see the first 16 characters of the number or name.
OUT OF AREA
display means call originates outside your Caller ID service
display means the caller has intentionally blocked
transmission of information.
display remains on the screen when no Caller ID information
Caller ID service varies with different carriers. Call your local phone company
to determine the kind of service available in your area.
If both the name and number are received, the LCD shows only the name. You
can print a list of Caller ID information received by your machine.