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Vtech phone answering machine has garbled messages from callers

When I replay my messages, the voices are so garbled that I cannot understand the message left by the caller

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  • mommabrumm Feb 18, 2009

    My dad and I both bought our sets within a month of each other.I got the two base set and he got the three bases. About a month after purchasing them, the incoming messages are static and not understandable. The outgoing message is fine and if you stand and listen, the incoming call is all messed up! At first we thought it was just some ironic thing, after reading a few other websites, we are not alone! You can't even tell who is speaking, let alone what they are saying. If this is a problem of Vtech phones, I will never purchase again! We got ours at Wal-Mart. Not worth it! I am very disappointed!


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SOURCE: audioline 828

Is the OGM distorted on the callers phone or on the same speaker the incoming messages are heard?

If it's just the speaker, then the speaker itself or the amplifier drving the speaker is defective.

If the OGM is distorted for callers, then the signal processing before the amplifiers is defective.

More than likely it's a replace not a fix. The speaker unit itself will be very difficult to source. Maybe a very well stocked Radio Shack. Any electronics will likely be in a (custom?) integrated circuit.

Posted on Feb 11, 2008

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SOURCE: bang and olufsen BEOTALK 1200

Make sure answer machine function is turned on. Bottom right button.
Make sure an outgoing message is set. Should see a <-> arrow in the display screen. If not, press the <-> button. To record outgoing message... the press the middle button; record out going message; press middle button. Wait a few seconds and you should be set. Hope this helps

Posted on May 03, 2008

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Please tell me how to program my answering machine so a message can be left on our machine.

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

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SOURCE: GE Cordless answering system-27995

hi all i want to have inst. manual in english which isnt with me can anyone tell me how to download from net. thanks.Pls. also email to peraanalagan@hotmail.com

Posted on Sep 22, 2008

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You have the answering machine set to announce only.

Press the menu button repeatedly until you hear the phone say "set announce only" Press the change button twice The first time tells you the current setting which is "on" the second time turns it off.

Posted on Oct 02, 2008

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