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TCX805 handset won't register to TRU886 base

My parents had a TRU8866 (2-line) base, but lost the handsets. We bought 3 new TCX805 handsets, but none of them would register on the base. When placed on the base, the display would say "connecting" but never register. The message would then return to the default "models vary!..." message. Since then, we have purchased a new base to see if that was the problem, but still nothing. Both manuals indicate that the two models are compatible, but we can't get it to work!

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SOURCE: Uniden handset TCX905 with base unit TRU8866-if compatible?

Forget what I said before, the TCX905 does NOT fit into the TRU 8866 base unit with the battery cover on.

 

REMOVE THE BATTERY COVER TO REGISTER THE TCX905 WITH THE TRU8866 and everything works fine....

Posted on Oct 21, 2007

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SOURCE: Uniden DCT648 register phone problem

On the Base Station select HS Registration then on the Handset hold # for 2 sec

Posted on Apr 13, 2008

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SOURCE: Resetting the Handset

YOU might need to deregister the hand set first by holding down the red end (hang up key) and keep it down while holding the # key. If deregister wont work use base unavailable and yes, you are sure twice.

List the handset numbers of those working handsets
Using a WORKING handset follow these directions
Resetting Handsets
If you want to register the handset to a different base or
replace a handset with another one, you must first clear the
registration information from the base and the handset.
1. Press and hold [ ] and [#] for
at least 5 seconds, until the
SYSTEM RESET menu
appears.
2. Select the DEREGISTER HS
submenu. WHICH HANDSET?
appears in the display.
3. Move the cursor to select the handset ID to be de-registered
from the list, and then press the OK soft key. DEREGISTER HS
appears. CHOSE A NUMBER THAT IS NOT ONE OF YOUR WORKING HANDSETS
4. Move the cursor to select YES, and then press the OK soft key.
When ARE YOU SURE? appears, select YES. You will hear a
confirmation tone.
PUT THE HANDSET IN THE BASE CHARGER AND IT SHOULD REGISTER

Hope This Helps - It worked for me

Posted on Oct 02, 2008

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SOURCE: nEED TO DEREGISTER LOST HANDSET

I had this problem too. Hold "End" and "#"at the same time fora few seconds and it will deregister. Then just put it on the new base.

Posted on Aug 19, 2009

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SOURCE: ADDING HANDSET SAYS OUT OF RANGE

A search of Uniden support only said to call 1-800-297-1023 with handset registration issues. The rep picked up quickly and walked me through the reset procedure. Here it is step-by-step:

1. Remove battery
2. Hold down the * and # buttons and reinsert battery. You should hear a long beep. If not retry. (This is a bit awkward but hold the handset upside down and it's workable)
3. Screen will be blank. Immediately press the right soft menu button.
4. Screen will report that EEPROM is clearing and then state EEPROM Clear Ok
5. Remove battery (yes again)
6. Reinsert battery (this time there's no need to hold down any buttons)
7. Handset will reboot with Welcome screen and then state that phone must be registered (this is the status a handset should be in from the factory)
8. Place handset on base and it will register as normal

Posted on Oct 09, 2009

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Can't seem to deregister the used HS I bought on Ebay since I don't have it's base.


1. To de-register the orphaned handsets from their old base:
When the orphaned handset says "Connecting..." or "Out of..."
enter *331734 [menu]
and it will soon beep and display "Not registered"

2. To register the new handset to your base:
press the "Handset Locator" button on the base and hold
it until the "in use" light comes on ( ~ 4 seconds ),
then release the button and set the new handset into
the base phone cradle. After ~ 30 seconds it will beep
and display "Handset #" (next in sequence).

3: Note: the base handles a maximum of 12 handsets.

If your system was fully populated ( ie, a handset is
already # 12 ) you will have to clear all the handsets
from the base and re-register them all in sequence.
( it is the only way to 'rescue' the places occupied
by the lost handsets ).

To clear the base of all registrations:

1. Press and hold the the "Handset Locator" button
until the "in use" light lights and then starts to blink
( ~ 10 seconds ), release the button --
then press it again briefly while the "in use" light
is still blinking.

2. The base will beep and all handsets that were registered
will display "Not Registered"

3. Follow the instructions above for each handset
in turn to re-register them:
press "Handset Locator" ~ 4sec ( in-use light on ),
set handset into the base cradle, etc.

The manual is available from: www.manualslib.com
but does not fully describe these procedures.

Good luck !

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1. To de-register the orphaned handsets from their old base:
When the orphaned handset says "Connecting..."
enter *331734 [menu]
and it will soon beep and display "Not registered"

2. To register the new handset to your base:
press the "Handset Locator" button on the base and hold
it until the "in use" light comes on ( ~ 4 seconds ),
then release the button and set the new handset into
the base phone cradle. After ~ 30 seconds it will beep
and display "Handset #" (next in sequence).

3: Note: the base handles a maximum of 12 handsets.

If your system was fully populated ( ie, a handset is
already # 12 ) you will have to clear all the handsets
from the base and re-register them all in sequence.
( it is the only way to 'rescue' the places occupied
by the lost handsets ).

To clear the base of all registrations:

1. Press and hold the the "Handset Locator" button
until the "in use" light lights and then starts to blink
( ~ 10 seconds ), release the button --
then press it again briefly while the "in use" light
is still blinking.

2. The base will beep and all handsets that were registered
will display "Not Registered"

3. Follow the instructions above for each handset
in turn to re-register them:
press "Handset Locator" ~ 4sec ( in-use light on ),
set handset into the base cradle, etc.

The manual is available from: www.manualslib.com
but does not fully describe these procedures.

Good luck !

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Base el5200 will not reconize new hand set


To deregister the new handsets from their old bases and re-register
them to your base, try this for each new handset...

1. When the new handset says "Connecting..." and goes nowhere
else, enter *331734 [menu] and it will soon beep and display
"Not registered"

2. To register the new handset to your base: on the base press
the "Handset Locator" button and hold it until the "in use" light
comes on ( ~ 4 seconds ), then release the button and set the
new handset into the base phone cradle. After ~ 30 seconds
it will beep and display its "Handset #" (next in sequence).

3: Note: the base has a limit to how many handsets it can handle,
I believe it is five handsets maximum for the EL52300.

If your system was fully populated ( ie, a handset is already # 5 )
you will have to clear all the handsets from the base and
re-register them in sequence ( it is the only way to 'rescue' the
places occupied by the lost handsets ).

To clear the base of all registrations:

1. Press and hold the the "Handset Locator" button until the
"in use" light lights and then starts to blink ( ~ 10 seconds ),
release the button -- then press it again briefly while the "in use"
light is still blinking.

2. The base will beep and all handsets will display
"Not Registered"

3. Follow the instructions above for each handset in turn: press
"Handset Locator" ~ 4sec ( in-use light on ), set handset into
the base cradle, etc.

The manual is available from: www.manualslib.com
but does not describe these procedures.

Good luck !

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Out of range or no pwr at base


It sounds like the handset has "lost" its registration with the
base ( or a replacement handset is being introduced ? )
Either way, the handset displaying "Out of range..." is now
orphaned and must be deregistered and then re-registered
to the new/current base.

1. To de-register the orphaned handset from the old base:
When the orphaned handset says "Connecting..." or "Out of..."
enter *331734# (menu)
and it will soon beep and display "Not registered"

2. To register the new handset to your base:
press the "Handset Locator" button on the base and hold
it until the "in use" light comes on ( ~ 4 seconds ),
then release the button and set the new handset into
the base phone cradle. After ~ 30 seconds it will beep
and display "Handset #" (next in sequence).

3: Note: the base handles a maximum of 12 handsets.

If your system was fully populated ( ie, a handset is
already # 12 ) you will have to clear all the handsets
from the base and re-register them all in sequence.
( it is the only way to 'rescue' the places occupied
by the lost handsets ).

To clear the base of all registrations:

1. Press and hold the the "Handset Locator" button
until the "in use" light lights and then starts to blink
( ~ 10 seconds ), release the button --
then press it again briefly while the "in use" light
is still blinking.

2. The base will beep and all handsets that were registered
will display "Not Registered"

3. Follow the instructions above for each handset
in turn to re-register them:
press "Handset Locator" ~ 4sec ( in-use light on ),
set handset into the base cradle, etc.

The manual is available from: www.manualslib.com
but does not fully describe these procedures.

Good luck !

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NEED TO DEREGISTER LOST HANDSET


The "END" and "#" key combination can be used for several purposes:

1) If wanting to use an ALREADY REGISTERED HANDSET on an alternate base, and if if the INITIAL BASE isn't available to deregister the handset:

1a) Press "END" + "#" until it for 5+ seconds (wait for it to beep)
1b) Choose the "Base Unavailable" option
1c) That'll deregister the CURRENT HANDSET so that it can be re-registered on ANY base.

2) If a BASE has a handset registered to it which you no longer want registered but the registered handset is missing or broken:

2a) Grab another WORKING handset which is properly REGISTERED to the BASE in question
2b) Press and hold the "END" + "#" key for 5+ seconds (wait for it to beep)
2c) Choose the "Deregister HS" menu option
2d) Pick the REGISTERED HANDSET # to de-register. (Every other registered handset EXCEPT THE ONE YOU'RE ON will appear in the list!)

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Hello. Here is how you do register your handset below, and a link to the manual its on page 46. The procedure depends on how many handsets you have. If you only had one handset follow the directions below. If you have more than one handset follow the second set.

On the handset push menu, then dial 0 0
On the base, push and hold down the locator/intercom button until the charge light flashes
Press OK on the handset, and it should automatically register in a few seconds.

On the handset push menu, then dial 0 0
On the base, press select until you see the intercom number you wish to register it to. Stop there and push the Call button until the charge light flashes
Push OK on the handset, and it should register

Hope this helps


http://service.us.panasonic.com/OPERMANPDF/KXTG5631.PDF

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This exact thing happened to me. Same model number. No matter what I did, the new handsets would not register.

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1. On the BASE - Unplug from wall both power and phone line. Unplug battery from base handset.
2. ON the Extension phone - unplug from wall and unplug battery from handset.
3. Wait AT LEAST 5 minutes.
4. Plug back in BASE power.
5. Plug back in BASE phone line.
6. Plug back in EXTENSION handset battery. Don't plug in BASE handset yet.
7. Follow steps to program EXTENSION. When successful:
8. Plug back in BASE handset battery.

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To clear the base registration data in the handset, please follow these steps:
Press and hold [] and [#] for more than 5 seconds. Select the BASE UNAVAILABLE submenu.
BASE UNAVAILABLE appears. Move the cursor to select YES, and then press the OK soft key.
ARE YOU SURE? appears. Move the cursor to select YES. Press the OK soft key.

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No intercom connection between handsets


Here is a link to the uniden manual link and an excerpt from the manual section which deals with your problem :
http://www.uniden.com/products/productdetail.cfm?product=TRU8885-2

The handset doesn't
communicate with other
handsets.
• De-register the handset (see "De-register the Handset" on page 32) and register the handset
(see "Register the Handset" on page 68).
• Make sure that you have registered all handsets.
An extra handset can't join
the conversation.
• Make sure there are not 2 handsets already using the 3-way conference feature.
The handset or the base can't
join the conversation
• Make sure that another handset or base is in privacy mode.

To register a TCX805 handset, simply place it in the main base.
While the handset is registering, H a n d s e t R e g i s t e r i n g will appear in the LCD.
When R e g i s t r a t i o n c o m p l e t e . is displayed, the handset has been registered to
the base. If R e g i s t r a t i o n f a i l e d . appears, please try these steps again.
To register a ELX500, TCX440, or TCX400 handset, follow the steps below:
1) Disconnect the AC adapter from the main base.
2) While pressing down flash/find hs, reconnect the AC adapter.
3) On the handset, press and hold # until you hear a beep.
While the handset is registering, H a n d s e t R e g i s t e r i n g will appear in the LCD. When
R e g i s t r a t i o n c o m p l e t e . is displayed, the handset has been registered to the base. If
R e g i s t r a t i o n f a i l e d . appears, please try these steps again.

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