Answering System Features
DECT 6.0: DECT
(Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications) technology lets you move freely
around your home with long range and clear sound. Operating in the 1.9GHz
frequency range, your 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-TGA101S handsets (item number
133TGA101S), for a total of six.
Handset Speakerphone: Each cordless handset can double as a speakerphone for hands-free conversations.
3-Line LCD: The cordless handsets feature a
backlit 3-line LCD screen which displays Caller ID information, call duration, 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 Indicator: The Ringer/Message indicator is located at the top of the
handsets. When a call is received, the indicator flashes quickly, and
when your answering machine has received messages, the indicator 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.
Phone Book: Each handset can store up to 50 names and phone
numbers in the Phonebook; entries can then be copied to other handsets. 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.
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.
Alarm: Each handset has an alarm built in; you can set it to
sound once or daily. The alarm sounds for three minutes. Choose the alarm sound
from five tones and ten melodies.
Conference Calls: Two handsets can have a conference call with an outside party.
Call Share: Call Share allows a second cordless handset to join an existing external call by pressing one button.
Headset Jack: Each cordless handset has a sub-mini (2.5mm)
jack on the side for an optional Panasonic headset. Panasonic recommends
(headsets) KX-TCA60, KX-TCA86 (item number 133KXTCA86), KX-TCA88HA, KX-TCA92
(item number 133KXTCA92), KX-TCA93, KX-TCA94, and KX-TCA95.
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 and choose between five ring tones and ten 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 17 hours
- Battery Standby Time:
up to 7.5 days
Wall Mounting: The base unit can be placed on a desk or table, or it can be wall mounted
using the included bracket. The extra charger cannot be
Voice Mail: If you subscribe to voice mail service from your phone
company and they offer tone detection to indicate new messages, the
KX-TG1032S can check for the tone after each call and after an incoming call is
unanswered. When the tone is detected, the message indicator on each handset
blinks and each display shows New Voice Mail.
Answering System Features
Total Recording Time: The total time for recording is approximately 16
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.
Caller's Recording Time: You
can select 1 minute or 3 minutes for recording incoming
messages can be played back and erased from the base unit or the handsets.
Greetings: You can record a
personal greeting of up to 2-1/2 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 fourth 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 indicators on the handsets and base unit
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
- Width: 4.815"
2.075" (7.322" with handset in charger)
- Depth: 5.382"
- Width: 3.186"
- Height: 2.013 " (7.260" with handset in charger)
- Depth: 3.571"
- Width: 1.915"
- Height: 6.624"
- Depth: 1.292"