2-9030 Manuals


2-9030
INTRODUCTION
ANSWERING MACHINE INSTALLATION
MESSAGE INDICATORS
The answering machine must be set to answer calls after at least 2 rings to properly
The following special messages indicate the status of a message or the unit:
Your GE Caller ID unit stores and displays specific information, provided by your
receive Caller ID information. To use your Caller ID unit with an answering machine:
NO CALL
The caller memory is empty.
local telephone company, to subscribers of Caller ID or similar caller identification
services. You must subscribe to one of these services in order to use this unit.
1. Plug a telephone line cord into the modular jack and the Caller ID unit.
OUT OF AREA
The incoming call does not have Caller ID service or their
2. Plug another telephone line cord into the other phone jack on the Caller ID unit
service area is not linked to yours.
The GE 2-9030 unit enables you to:
and into the answering machine.
Caller ID User’s Guide
Low battery icon
Battery power level is low.

Identify callers before you answer the phone.
REMINDER: This product
3. Plug a third telephone line cord into the answering machine and into the phone.
requires a subscription to
PRIVATE CALL
The caller of the incoming call is registered as “Private

View the time and date of each incoming call.
Caller ID service from your
Number” and their Caller ID information is withheld.
telephone company.

Record the last 30 incoming calls sequentially.
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ERROR
Caller information has been interrupted during transmission.
WO-LINE SYSTEM INSTALLATION

Know who called while you were away.
END OF LIST
There are no additional calls to review.
You must use two Caller ID units if you want to use
Caller ID for both lines. You must also purchase a
triplex adapter.
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TROUBLESHOOTING TIPS
EFORE YOU BEGIN
1. Plug the triplex adapter into your two-
line modular wall jack.
NO DIAL TONE ON THE PHONE ATTACHED TO THE CALLER ID UNIT
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LCD DISPLA
DELETE
ARTS CHECKLIST
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2. Plug your two-line phone into the
REVIEW

Check all cabling to make sure that all connections are secure.
CALLER 
ID
two-line receptacle on the triplex
Make sure your package includes the following items:
adapter.
NO DISPLAY

Replace batteries.
3. Plug each Caller ID unit into a single-
line receptacle on the triplex adapter.

Did you order Caller ID service from your local telephone company? This unit
LCD DISPLA
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DELETE
REVIEW
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requires that you subscribe to Caller ID service in order to work.
REVIEW
CALLER 
ID
 ERROR MESSAGE IS DISPLAYED

ERROR appears in the display if the unit detects anything other than valid Caller
ID information during the silent period after the first ring. This message
OPERATION
Telephone line cord
3 "AAA" batteries
Caller ID unit
indicates either the presence of noise on the line, or that an invalid message
has been sent from the telephone company.
CHOOSING A LANGUAGE
MODULAR JACK REQUIREMENTS
This unit can display the message indicators in English, Spanish, or French. When
SERVICE
you set up your Caller ID unit ENGLISH appears in the display. To select the
You need an RJ11 type modular jack, which is the most
language:
common type of phone jack and might look like the one
FCC requires this product be serviced only by the manufacturer or its authorized
pictured here. If you don’t have a modular jack, call your local
1. Press 
REVIEW until you reach the desired language.
service agents. In accordance with FCC requirements, changes or modifications not
phone company to find out how to get one installed.
expressly approved by Thomson Consumer Electronics could void the user’s
2. Press DELETE to select the language.
authority to operate this product. For instructions on how to obtain service, refer to
To change your language selection after initial setup, you must power down the
the warranty included in this guide or call customer service, telephone number:
unit and follow the steps above. To power down the unit:
800-448-0329.
POWERING THE CALLER ID UNIT
1. Remove batteries, wait 15 minutes and replace the batteries.
Attach your sales receipt to the booklet for future reference or jot down the date
this product was purchased or received as a gift. This information will be valuable if
INSTALLING THE BATTERIES
service should be required during the warranty period.
We bring good things to life.
Disconnect the line cords from the back of the unit and wait
RECEIVING AND STORING CALLS
a few seconds for the unit to go into standby.
Purchase date:
1. Use a screwdriver or other flat tool to open the battery
This unit receives and displays information transmitted
Name of store:
FCC R
NOTE: Check with your
EGISTRATION INFORMATION
compartment door.
by your local phone company. This information can
local phone company
Your GE telephone equipment is registered with the Federal Communications Commission and is in compliance
2. Insert 3 "AAA" size batteries as shown on the diagram in
include the phone number, date, and time; or the
regarding name service
with parts 15 and 68, FCC Rules and Regulations.
name, phone number, date, and time.
LIMITED WARRANTY
1 Notification to the Local Telephone Company
the battery compartment.
availability.
On the bottom of this equipment is a label indicating, among other information, the FCC Registration number
3. Close the battery compartment door securely.
The unit can store up to 30 calls for later review. When
and Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) for the equipment. You must, upon request, provide this information to
What your warranty covers:
your telephone company.
the memory is full, a new call automatically replaces
• Any defect in materials or workmanship.
The REN is useful in determining the number of devices you may connect to your telephone line and still have
the oldest call in memory.
all of these devices ring when your telephone number is called. In most (but not all) areas, the sum of the RENs
For how long after your purchase:
of all devices connected to one line should not exceed 5. To be certain of the number of devices you may connect
• One year.
to your line as determined by the REN, you should contact your local telephone company.
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Notes
OW BATTERY INDICATOR
(The warranty period for rental units begins with the first rental or 45 days from date of
• This equipment may not be used on coin ser vice provided by the telephone company.
shipment to the rental firm, whichever comes first.)
• Party lines are subject to state tariffs, and therefore, you may not be able to use your own telephone
If the low battery icon appears in the display, you need
DELETE AND REVIEW BUTTONS
equipment if you are on a party line. Check with your local telephone company.
to replace the batteries. It is important that you replace
What we will do:
• Notice must be given to the telephone company upon permanent disconnection of your telephone from your
line.
the batteries as soon as possible in order to retain the
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Provide you with a new, or at our option, a refurbished unit.
ELETE BUTTON
2 Rights of the Telephone Company
information in the Caller ID memory.

The exchange unit is under warranty for the remainder of the original product’s warranty
Should your equipment cause trouble on your line which may harm the telephone network, the telephone

To delete the record shown in the display, press
company shall, where practicable, notify you that temporary discontinuance of service may be required. Where
period.
prior notice is not practicable and the circumstances warrant such action, the telephone company may
the DELETE button.
How to make a warranty claim:
temporarily discontinue service immediately. In case of such temporary discontinuance, the telephone
A
CALL
LOW
company must: (1) promptly notify you of such temporary discontinuance; (2) afford you the opportunity to

To delete all records, press and hold the
M
#
NEW
• Properly pack your unit. Include any cables, etc., which were originally provided with the
correct the situation; and (3) inform you of your right to bring a complaint to the Commission pursuant to
INSTALLATION
DELETE button for about  5 seconds (until NO
product. We recommend using the original carton and packing materials.
procedures set forth in Subpart E of Part 68, FCC Rules and Regulations.
The telephone company may make changes in its communications facilities, equipment, operations of
CALL appears in the display).
• Include in the package evidence of purchase date such as the bill of sale. Also print your
procedures where such action is required in the operation of its business and not inconsistent with FCC Rules
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name and address and a description of the defect. Send standard UPS or its equivalent to:
MPORTANT INSTALLATION INFORMATION
and Regulations. If these changes are expected to affect the use or performance of your telephone equipment,
DELETE
REVIEW
Thomson Consumer Electronics, Inc.
the telephone company must give you adequate notice, in writing, to allow you to maintain uninterrupted service.
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Never install telephone wiring during a lightning storm.
EVIEW BUTTONS
Product Exchange Center

Press REVIEW
 to see the next record. When
INTERFERENCE INFORMATION

Never touch uninsulated telephone wires or terminals, unless the telephone
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all messages have been viewed, END OF LIST
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This
line has been disconnected at the network interface.
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device may not cause harmful interference; and (2) This device must accept any interference received, including
appears in the display.
interference that may cause undesired operation.

Use caution when installing or modifying telephone lines.
• Pay any charges billed to you by the Exchange Center for service not covered by the
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15

Press 
REVIEW to view previous records.
warranty.
of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation.
• A new or refurbished unit will be shipped to you prepaid freight.
Note: To scroll through records, press and hold
This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
What your warranty does not cover:
accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no
REVIEW or REVIEW
guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation.
• Customer instruction. (Your Owner’s Manual provides information regarding operating
If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by
INSTALLING YOUR CALLER ID
instructions and user controls. For additional information, ask your dealer.)
turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the
following measures:
1. Connect the telephone line cord to either jack on the back of the unit and to the
DISPLAY CONTRAST ADJUSTMENT
• Installation and set-up service adjustments.

Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna (that is, the antenna for radio or television that is “receiving” the
modular jack on the wall.
DELETE
REVIEW 
• Batteries.
interference).
To adjust the contrast on the display:
button
button

Reorient or relocate and increase the separation between the telecommunications equipment and receiving
• Damage from misuse or neglect.
2. Connect your phone’s line cord to the jack on the back of the unit.
antenna.

Press and hold 
REVIEW while you press and
• Products which have been modified or incorporated into other products.

Connect the telecommunications equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiving
release REVIEW
.
 REVIEW
antenna is connected.
• Products purchased or serviced outside the USA.
button

Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

Release both buttons when the contrast is set
• Acts of God, such as but not limited to lightning damage.
If these measures do not eliminate the interference, please consult your dealer or an experienced radio/
television technician for additional suggestions. Also, the Federal Communications Commission has prepared
to desired level.
Product Registration:
a helpful booklet, “How To Identify and Resolve Radio/TV Interference Problems.” This booklet is available
• Please complete and mail the Product Registration Card packed with your unit. It will make
from the U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402. Please specify stock number 004-000-
Note: To scroll through the contrast settings,
it easier to contact you should it ever be necessary. The return of the card is not required
00345-4 when ordering copies.
press and hold both REVIEW buttons.
for warranty coverage.
FCC NUMBER IS LOCATED ON THE CABINET BOTTOM
How state law relates to this warranty:
REN NUMBER IS LOCATED ON THE CABINET BOTTOM
• This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may have other rights which vary
from state to state.
Model 2-9030
If you purchased your product outside the USA:
347A8203-0001 (Rev. 0 E/S)
P.O. Box 1976, Indianapolis, IN 46206
• This warranty does not apply. Contact your dealer for warranty information.
96-12
© 1996 Thomson Consumer Electronics, Inc.
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