Emerson EM300 User Manual

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1. Place your telephone on a hard, flat surface.
2. Insert the modular plugs of the coil handset cord into the jack of the
telephone handset and into the jack marked “TO HANDSET” at the
side of the telephone base (Figure 1).
3. Insert the straight-line cord into the modular jack at the back of the
telephone marked “TO WALL JACK”. (Figure 1)
connect coil cord
connect the coil
cord to the
jack marked
connect straight line cord
to the jack marked [TO WALL JACK]
modular wall jack
Figure 1
4. Make sure all plugs snap firmly in place.
5. Pick up the handset and confirm you hear the dial tone.
Wall Mount Installation
To mount your telephone on a wall plate (not included), connect the
mounting bracket to the back of the base (Figure 2), and plug the straight
line cord into a modular wall phone jack. Align the holes on the base with
the mounting studs on the wall plate, and pull the base down onto the
studs until the telephone is secure.
CAUTION: Disconnect the phone cord from the wall
outlet before installing or replacing the batteries.
(Only for telephones which require batteries)
● Never install telephone wiring during a lightning storm.
Never touch uninsulated telephone wires or terminals, unless the
telephone line has been disconnected at the network interface.
Use caution when installing or modifying telephone lines.
Never install telephone jacks in wet locations unless the jack is
specifically designed for wet locations.
● Temporarily disconnect any equipment connected to the phone, such as
faxes, other phones, or modems.
Important Installation Information
Important Safety Instructions (Cont.)
where the cord may have anyone walking on it.
11. Never push objects of any kind into this product through slots in the
telephone base or handset as they may touch dangerous voltage
points or create a short circuit that could result in a risk of fire or electric
shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the product.
12.To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not disassemble this product,
but take it to an authorized service facility. Opening or removing parts
of the telephone base or handset other than specified access doors
may expose you to dangerous voltages or other risks. Incorrect
reassembling can cause electric shock when the product is
subsequently used.
13. Do not overload wall outlets and extension cords as this can result in
the risk of fire or electric shock.
14. The power adapter is intended to be correctly oriented in a vertical or
floor mount position. The prongs are not designed to hold the plug in
place if it is plugged into a ceiling or an under-the-table/cabinet outlet.
15. Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to an
authorized service facility under the following conditions:
A. When the power supply cord or plug is damaged or frayed.
B. If liquid has been spilled onto the product.
C. If the product has been exposed to rain or water.
D. If the product does not operate normally by following the operating
instructions. Adjust only those controls that are covered by the
operating instructions, as improper adjustment of other controls may
result in damage and often requires extensive work by an authorized
technician to restore the product to normal operation.
E. If the product has been dropped and the telephone base and/or
handset has been damaged.
F. If the product exhibits a distinct change in performance.
16. Avoid using a telephone (other than cordless) during an electrical storm.
There is a remote risk of electric shock from lightning.
17. Do not use the telephone to report a gas leak in the vicinity of the leak.
18. Do not dispose of batteries in a fire. They may explode. Check with
local codes for possible special disposal instructions.
Important Safety Instructions
Some of the below precautions may not apply to your product, e.g.: Battery
and power cord precautions.
When using your telephone equipment, basic safety precautions should
always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and injury,
including the following:
1. Read and understand all instructions.
2. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product.
3. Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid
or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.
4. Do not use this product near water (for example, near a bath tub, kitchen
sink or swimming pool).
5. Do not place this product on an unstable surface, such as a table, shelf or
stand. The product may fall, causing serious damage.
6. Slots and openings in the back or bottom of the telephone base and
handset are provided for ventilation. To protect them from overheating,
these openings must not be blocked by placing the product on a soft
surface such as a bed, sofa or rug. This product should never be placed
near or over a radiator or heat register. This product should not be placed
in any area where proper ventilation is not provided.
7. Use only the power cord and batteries indicated in this manual.
8. This product should be operated only from the type of power source
indicated on the marking label. If you are not sure of the type of power
supply in your home, consult your dealer or local power company.
9. Plug the adaptor to the socket - outlet that is closest to the equipment and
which is easily accessible.
10. Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord. Do not install this product
CAUTION: When using telephone equipment, there are basic
safety instructions that should always be followed. Refer to
this product and save them for future reference.
Rating plate and caution marking are marked on the bottom enclosure
of the apparatus.
The lightning flash with
arrowhead symbol, within
an equilateral triangle, is
intended to alert the user
to the presence of uninsu-
lated “dangerous voltage”
within the product’s
enclosure that may be of
sufficient magnitude to
constitute a risk of electric
shock to persons.
The exclamation point
within the equilateral
triangle is intended to alert
the user to the presence of
important operating and
maintenance (servicing)
instructions in the literature
accompanying the product.
FCC and Telephone Company Information (Cont.)
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.
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 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 notise
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.
This telephone system meets FCC Standards for Hearing Aid Compatibility.
FCC and Telephone Company Information
Your telephone equipment is approved for connection to the Public
Switched Telephone Network and is in complaince with parts 15 and 68,
FCC Rules and Regulations and the Technical Requirements for Telephone
Terminal Equipment published by ACTA.
FCC Part 15
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the requirements
for a Class B digital device under Part 15 of the Federal Communications
Commission (FCC) rules. These requirements are intended to provide
reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential
installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that 1interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to
radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the
equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
● Re-orient or relocate theing antenna.
● Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
● Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to
which the receiver is connected.
● Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Changes or modifications to this equipment not expressly approved by the
party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate
the equipment.
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 request.
The plug and jack used to connect this equipment to premises wiring and
the telephone network must comply with 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
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