Uniden DCX170 Headphones User Manual

x If any items are missing or damaged, contact our Customer Care
Line immediately. Never use damaged products!
x Need Help? Get answers 24/7 at our website: www.uniden.com.
If You... Contact Uniden’s... Phone Number
have a question or problem Customer Care Line*
817-858-2929 or
need a part or accessory Parts Department* 800-554-3988
need special assistance due
to a disability
Accessibility Help Line
(voice or TTY)
* During regular business hours, Central Standard Time. Visit our website for detailed
business hours.
Important Safety Instructions!
When using your telephone equipment, basic safety precautions should always be
followed to reduce the risk of re, electric shock and injury to persons, including the
x is unit is NOT waterproof. DO NOT expose this unit to rain or moisture.
x Do not use this product near water, for example, near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen
sink or laundry tub, in a wet basement or near a swimming pool.
x Avoid using a telephone (other than a cordless type) during an electrical storm. ere
may be a remote risk of electric shock from lightning.
x Do not use the telephone to report a gas leak in the vicinity of the leak.
x Use only the power cord and batteries indicated in this manual. Do not dispose of bat-
teries in a re. ey may explode. Check with local codes for possible special disposal
x Do not place the handset in any charging cradle without the battery installed and the
battery cover securely in place.
Rechargeable battery
pack (BT-1021)
AC adapter
Battery cover
DCX170 accessory
handset and
DCX170 Accessory Handset User's Guide
What's in the box?
Charge the Battery
1. Unpack the handset, battery pack, and battery cover.
If you need to remove the cover, press in on the
notch and slide the cover down and off.
2. Line up the battery connector with the jack inside
the handset; the connector only fits one way.
3. Push the connector in until it clicks into place; tug gently on the wires
to make sure the battery is securely connected.
4. Replace the battery cover and slide it into place.
5. Use the AC adapter to connect the power jack on the charger to a
regular indoor (120V AC) power outlet.
6. Place the handset in the charger with the display facing forward. If the
display doesn’t light up, reseat the handset or connect the charger to a
different outlet.
#Charge the handset completely (about 15 hours) before using it.
#The accessory handset won't work until you register it to a base!
Compatible Bases
This handset is designed for use with Uniden's D1760, D1780, D1785, and
D1788 bases. For the most up-to-date list of which bases this handset is
compatible with, see our website.
Registration Methods
Does the handset fit in the base cradle?
Place the handset in the base. The display should say Registering.
No Does the base have an LCD display?
1. On the base, press
to open the menus and
then scroll to Register Accy. Press
2. On the handset, press and hold
Pound (#)
until the handset
display says Registering (about 2 seconds).
1. On the base, press and hold
when the phone is in
standby (about 5 seconds).
2. On the handset, press and hold
Pound (#)
until the handset
display says Registering (about 2 seconds).
#After about 30 seconds, the handset display should say Registration
Test the connection
Pick up the handset and press
. Make sure you get a dial tone.
to hang up.)
If... Try...
x you don't hear a dial tone
x the display says Registration Failed
Making sure the handset is fully
charged, then trying again.
x All features and operation for the handset are described in the user's
guide for the base.
x User guides for all Uniden phones are available on our website for free
AC Adapter and Battery Information
AC adapter
Part number Input voltage Output voltage
PS-0035 120V AC, 60 Hz 8V AC @ 300mA
x Use only the supplied AC adapters.
x Use the proper adapter for the base & any chargers.
x Do not place the unit in direct sunlight or subject it to high temperatures.
Battery pack (with normal use)
Part number Capacity Talk time Standby time Battery life
BT-1021 300mAh, 2.4V DC about 7 hours about 7 days about 1 year
x Replace the battery when the talk or standby time becomes noticeably reduced. For replace-
ments, call the Parts Department (see the front cover).
x When the battery gets low, the handset beeps and shows a low battery alert; put the handset in
the cradle for recharging.