Download Siemens Gigaset C300 Specifications

Gigaset C300-C300A / USA-CAN EN / A31008-M2203-R301-1-3S19 / / 25.08.2010
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The table below contains a list of common
problems and possible solutions.
The display is blank.
1. The handset is not switched on.
¥ Press and hold the end call key a.
2. The battery is empty.
¥ Charge the battery or replace it
(¢ page 13).
"Base" flashes on the display.
1. The handset is outside the range of the base.
¥ Move the handset closer to the base.
2. The base's range is reduced because
Eco Mode is activated.
¥ Deactivate Eco Mode (¢ page 40) or
reduce the distance between the handset
and the base.
3. The base is not switched on.
¥ Check the base power adapter
(¢ page 11).
4. Handset has not been registered with the
base or has been deregistered.
¥ Register the handset (¢ page 41).
Handset does not ring.
1. The ringer is deactivated.
¥ Activate the ringer (¢ page 45).
2. The phone only rings if the phone number
has been transferred.
¥ Activate the ringer for unknown calls
(¢ page 45).
You cannot hear a ringer/dialing tone from the
fixed line network.
The phone cord supplied has not been used or
has been replaced by a new cord with the wrong
pin connections.
¥ Please always use the phone cord supplied or
ensure that the pin connections are correct
when purchasing from a retailer (¢ page 52).
Each incoming call resets the date/time incorrectly.
The date and time are sent through e.g., your network provider or PBX during calling line display.
This data may be incorrect.
¥ Set the date/time correctly e.g. on the router
or PBX.
¥ Do not automatically copy the date/time
¢ page 17.
Error tone sounds after system PIN prompt.
You have entered the wrong system PIN.
¥ Reset the system PIN to 0000 (¢ page 47).
Forgotten the system PIN.
¥ Reset the system PIN to 0000 (¢ page 47).
The other party cannot hear you.
You pressed the mute key v during a call.
The handset is "muted".
¥ Unmute the microphone (¢ page 29).
The number of the caller is not displayed
despite Caller ID.
Caller ID is not enabled.
¥ The caller should ask the network provider to
enable Caller ID (CID).
Refer to the notes on Caller ID (¢ page 28).
You hear an error tone when keying an input.
Action has failed/invalid input.
¥ Repeat the process.
Watch the display and refer to the user guide
if necessary.
You cannot listen to messages on the network
Version 4, 16.09.2005
Your PBX is set for pulse dialing.
¥ Set your PBX to tone dialing.