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OWNER’S MANUAL — Please read before using this equipment.
ET-3222 Trim Fone
READ THIS FIRST
We have designed your telephone to conform to federal regulations
and you can connect it to most telephone lines. However, each device
you connect to the phone line draws power from it. This power draw is
ringer equivalence number
, or REN. The REN is shown
on the bottom of your phone.
If you are using more than one phone or other device on the line, add
up all the RENs. If the total is more than five (or three in rural areas)
your phones might not ring. If ringer operation is impaired, remove one
of the devices from the line.
If your phone causes problems on the phone line, the telephone com-
pany can disconnect your service. The phone company tries to notify
you in advance. If advance notice is not practical, the telephone com-
pany notifies you as soon as possible and advises you of your right to
file a complaint with the FCC.
The phone company can also make changes to its lines, equipment,
operations, or procedures that could affect the phone’s operation. The
phone company notifies you in advance, so you can take the neces-
sary steps to prevent interruption of your phone service.
Your telephone complies with Part 68 of the
. You must,
upon request, provide the FCC registration number and the REN to
your telephone company. These numbers are shown on the bottom of
You must not connect your telephone to:
• coin-operated systems
• party-line systems
• most electronic key phone systems
Keep the phone dry; if it gets wet, wipe it dry immediately. Use and
store the phone only in normal temperature environments. Handle the
phone carefully; do not drop it. Keep the phone away from dust and
dirt, and wipe it with a damp cloth occasionally to keep it looking new.
Modifying or tampering with the phone’s internal components can
cause a malfunction and invalidate its warranty. If your phone is not
performing as it should, take it to your local RadioShack store for as-
CONNECTING THE PHONE
To use the phone on a desk or to mount it on a wall without a wall
plate, connect the handset cord and the supplied long modular phone
cord as shown.
To mount the phone directly on a wall, you need two screws (not
supplied) with heads that fit into the keyhole slots on the bottom of the
To mount the phone di-
rectly on a wall, drill
two holes 3
(82.55 mm) apart.
Then thread a screw
into each hole, letting
the heads extend
inch (3.5 mm)
from the wall. Fit the
keyhole slots over the
screw heads and slide
the phone downward
to secure it.
To mount the phone on a wall
plate, connect the handset cord
and the supplied short modular
phone cord as shown. Fit the
keyhole slots over the wall plate
studs and slide the phone
downward to secure it.
The USOC number of
the jack to be installed is
RJ11C (RJ11W for a wall jack).
Touch-Tone or Pulse (rotary) Dialing
Desk or Wall Mount
Ringer On/Off Switch
Handset Volume Control
This symbol is intended to inform you
that parts inside the telephone present
a risk of electric shock.
This symbol is intended to alert you to
important operating and servicing in-
structions included in the papers with
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
" (3.5 mm)
" (3.5 mm)
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