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Uniden powermax 5.8 handset

I have a base and 2 handsets set up in the downstairs of my house. The base and one handset work fine but the other handset will fade out while I am talking so that I can't hear the call.

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Re: uniden powermax 5.8 handset

Place both handsets on the recievers for 24 hours so they can register to there spots

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If you still have a regular phone about, plug it inhere the base handset is connected and see if the symptoms remain. If they do, the problem is likely with your house wiring or the phone company. If no interference on the regular set, base handset may be defective. Try it at someone else's house.

Radio Shack (hurry :) has in-line filters that may clear up line noise.

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Hello, Terrie.

Sorry for the delay in responding - time zone difference.

First, let's see if we can fix your handset (from Uniden):

1. Remove the battery cover and leave it off for ventilation.

2. Remove the battery pack by disconnecting.

3. Leave the battery cover off and the battery pack disconnected for at least 3 days.

4. Once completely dry, reconnect the battery pack and the battery cover.

5. Recharge the handsset's battery pack for 20 hours in the base unit before using the phone. IMPORTANT: You must unplug the telephone line while recharging the battery pack
to avoid charge interruption.

I believe there is a way to export your phone book to another handset, but not without reviving your original phone. Unlike a cell phone, there is no memory card to remove and transfer.

Let me know what happens.

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Check the line comming into the main handset base. Make sure it is not cracked or your cat hasn't chewed through it.LOL This sounds like the most likley solution. Try hooking the main phone line to an ordinary old fashioned touch tone phone with a wired handset and if that is working then the problem lies in the main base of your new phone. It could be as simple as reprogramming the base.

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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

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this is a problem only the company can help you with maybe they can return this one and give you another just call 18002971023

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To make the message light go away when there are no messages - remove the handset from the base and press and hold the "find handset" key for 5 seconds. Resets it!


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