Power went off last night and our phone stopped working
The base unit's Flash/Speaker button keeps on flashing every 2 seconds. Nothing on the display. Actually the display panel on the base shows "Uniden" which also keeps on flashing every 2 seconds. None of the buttons work. Tried putting in battery in the base compartment, but the same result. If I keep the handphone in base cradle, the handset buttons lit up; however the "charging" LED doesn't blink. Something got short? Is ther e any easy fix?
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This happened last night on my new-to-me JVC SR-MV55. Even powering it off for five minutes didn't help. It apparently crashed during dubbing (couldn't create more than 9 chapter codes?).
Manual suggested holding down Stop and Power after powering it down. But no matter how long I held Power it wouldn't stop flashing. But I tried Stop/Powwer for a bit, nothing seemed to happen, then maybe 15 seconds later it restarted "WAKE UP'".
I could tell the base unit was about to go a few days ago. Have had the phone for years with intermittent problems but it has been for quite awhile now. However, the screen on the unit started to blink a bit a few days ago. Had a feeling it was about to go but the phone kept working until this morning when it suddenly dies. After reading that changeing the cord might work, I replace the unit power cord with one from my handset and the phone is working again! Thanks for the suggestion!
The handset/base keeps a record of who it’s registered to. The base
also keeps a record of how many handsets are registered to it.
the de-register function on the handset deletes the handset from the
base (decrements the count) and deletes the base info from the handset.
All this requires that the base and handset can communicate with each
To remove the base data from a handset when out of range
of the base, press and hold the ‘end’ button and the ‘#’ button
simultaneously until the phone beeps. It will now be de-registered from
However, the base will still have this handset in it’s record.
de-register all handsets from the base, remove power and the base
handset. Press and hold the ‘flash/find hs’ button while applying
power. Wait for the beep and release the button. The charge light will
now flash. Sit any handset in the cradle. When the flashing stops, all
handsets are inhibited from connecting.
However, the handset
still appears to be connected to the base unit. Pressing talk will give
an ‘Unable to connect’ message. To re-register the handsets to the
base, you have to de-register the handset first with the two button
Of interest, pressing ‘*’ and ‘#’ on the handset while
reconnecting the battery is suppose to reset the handset. Doing the
same on the base unit puts you in some sort of diagnostic mode. Press
speaker to exit.