Answering System Features
DECT 6.0 Plus: DECT
(Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications) Plus technology improves on the
original DECT 6.0. The error correction frequency is increased up to 80x, which
increases the range and improves the transmission quality. Operating in the 1.9 GHz
frequency range, the KX-TG4022 phone will not conflict with other wireless devices such
as computer routers, wireless keyboards, microwave ovens and other common
Expandable Cordless System: In addition to the two included
cordless handsets, you can add up to four more KX-TGA651 (133TGA651) handsets, for a total of six.
Intelligent Eco Mode: The phone's Intelligent Eco mode
automatically reduces handset power consumption when you're using the handset
close to the base unit. This feature extends the available talk time by
suppressing the power it takes to transmit to the base unit. The "ECO" icon
appears in the handset display when activated.
Handset Speakerphone: Each cordless handset can double as a speakerphone for hands-free conversations.
The handset is squared on the bottom, allowing you to stand it up on a table top
while you talk hands-free.
3-Line LCD: The cordless handsets feature a
backlit 3-line LCD screen which displays Caller ID information, battery strength,
Caller List, Directory, plus the Function Menu table. You can adjust the
contrast of the LCD from 1-6.
Navigator Keys: The four directional
navigator keys on the handsets are
used to navigate through menus and to select items shown on the display by
pushing it up, down, left, or right.
Caller ID: This unit is compatible with Caller ID services offered by your telephone
company. If you subscribe to Caller ID, the caller's name and phone number will
be displayed and recorded in the handset's Caller List.
Call Waiting Caller ID: If you subscribe to Call
Waiting with Caller ID, when talking on the phone as another call comes in, the
second caller's name and phone number will be displayed.
Ringer/Message Indicators: Each handset has a ringer
indicator LED on the top that will flash quickly whenever a call comes in. When
the answering machine has received a message, the message indicator inside the
"Play" button will flash.
Caller List: The unit records information
for the last 50 callers and stores this information in the Caller List.
The unit can show
the number of calls you missed. You can call back any number in the caller list.
Once a number is in the Caller List, it can be manually or automatically edited
(to add or remove area codes or prefixes), saved in the Directory, or deleted.
Shared Phonebook: All handsets registered to the base unit
can use the unit's phonebook. Up to 50 names and phone numbers can be stored in
the phonebook. You can
enter names up to 16 characters, and phone numbers up to 24 digits. A pause can
be entered in the phone number if required for dialing. Each pause is stored as
one digit and the pause is approximately 3.5 seconds. The directory names are
Chain Dial: You can dial a number from the phone while on a
call using Chain Dial. This can be used to dial a calling card access number,
dial a PIN number, etc. without having to dial it manually.
You can review a list of the last five numbers dialed, then call any of those
Mute: This system features a Mute key on the cordless
handsets. If you wish to temporarily mute the conversation, you can mute the
handset so the other party cannot hear you, but you can still hear them.
Handset Locator: This feature allows you to locate a handset by paging it from the base
unit. All handsets are paged simultaneously.
This feature lets you set-up a 2-way conversation between two handsets.
Call Transfer: Calls can be transferred from one handset to any other handset.
Conference Calls: Two handsets can have a conference call with an outside party.
Privacy Mode: You can prevent users of other handsets from
joining your conversations by engaging the Privacy Mode in the Initial Setting
menu. To allow other users to join your conversation (call share), you can turn
the Privacy Mode off.
Call Share: Call Share allows a second cordless handset to join an existing external call by pressing one button.
Any Key Talk/Auto Talk: The Any Key Talk feature
allows you to press any of the numeric keys, the * key, the # key, or the
intercom button to answer a call. When the
handset is on the charger base, the Auto Talk feature allows you to answer a
call by simply picking up the handset. Auto Talk can be turned on/off in the
Volume Controls: You have the ability to adjust volume
levels for both the handset and the speakerphone. Choose from four levels when
holding the handset to you ear, and six levels for the speakerphone.
Ringer Options: You can select one of six ringer volume
settings or Off. You can also choose between five ring tones and five ring melodies.
Temporary Tone Dialing: If you are using a pulse dialing
system, you can temporarily switch to tone dialing to enter numbers for
answering services, electronic banking services, company phone directories, etc.
When you hang up, the mode switches back to pulse dialing.
Flash Key: If you have the Call Waiting
service, you can use the flash key to put the first call on hold, allowing you
to answer a second incoming call. You can adjust the length of the flash time
The included belt clips can be attached to the back of the cordless handsets so that you
can hook them onto your belt.
Security: A handset cannot operate unless
it is registered with the base unit.
Battery Information: The phone comes with
four "AAA" rechargeable
Nickel-Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) batteries (two for each handset). A Ni-MH battery doesn't develop the
"memory" effect like many Nickel-Cadmium (Ni-Cad) rechargeable batteries do.
- Initial Charge Time:
- Battery Talk Time:
up to 13 hours continuous
- Battery Standby Time:
up to 6 days
Wall Mounting: The base unit and battery charger for the
second handset can be placed on a desk or table, or can be wall mounted. The
base unit requires using the included bracket. The battery charger has two
keyhole slots for wall mounting.
Answering System Features
Total Recording Time: The total time for recording is approximately 18
minutes for all messages (including greeting). A maximum of 64 messages can be
recorded. All messages are saved until you delete them. When the memory is full,
an indicator on the base unit flashes rapidly, "Messages Full" is shown on the
handset display, and, if you use the pre-recorded greeting message, the unit
automatically switches to another pre-recorded greeting that asks callers to
call again later.
Caller's Recording Time: You can select 1 minute or 3
minutes for recording incoming messages. Individual messages can be played back
and erased from the base unit or the handsets.
Greetings: You can record a
personal greeting of up to 2 minutes. The unit also comes with 2 pre-recorded
messages; one used when the unit has no available
recording time, and one used when a message will be recorded.
Number of Rings: You can set
the number of rings before the answering system answers the call. Your choices
are 2 to 7 rings, or Toll Saver. When set to Toll Saver, the unit will answer on
the second ring when there is at least one new message, or on the fifth ring
when there are no new messages. This allows you to save on toll charges for the
call by hanging up when you hear the third ring, knowing there are no messages.
Call Screening: You can listen to
an incoming message as the caller leaves it using the handset's speaker.
Voice Day/Time Stamp: With each message the unit announces the day and time
the message was
Message Alert: When a new
message has been received, the message indicator on the base unit
will flash, and "New Message" is displayed on the handsets' display.
Remote Operation: You can
operate the Answering System from any touch-tone phone. The system is protected
by a three-digit remote code to
prevent unauthorized access. You can either use the
unit's voice prompts or direct commands by pressing keys. During remote
operation, you can perform the following functions:
- Playback all messages or playback
new messages only
- Repeat or skip a message
- Play the greeting
- Record a new greeting
- Erase currently playing message or all
- Turn the answering system on or off
Regarding Voice Mail Services: The KX-TG4022 does not integrate with
Voice Mail service offered by your telephone company. If you wish to use the
Voice Mail service, you should turn off the phone's answering system. If you
choose to use the phone's answering service, you should set the unit's ring
count so that the unit answers calls before the Voice Mail service does. This
may involve changing the number of rings of the Voice Mail service. This phone
does not have an indicator to let you know you have a new Voice Mail message.
- Width: 4.877"
2.125" (7.5" with handset in charger)
- Depth: 5.032"
- On Wall Mount: W=4.877", H=5", D=5.625"
- Width: 2.817"
- Height: 2.013" (7.4375" with handset in charger)
- Depth: 3.375"
- Width: 1.886"
- Height: 6.627"
- Depth: 1.1875"