TELEPHONE No. 10001 & 10100
(Sceptre 100 and 101)


Sceptre 100 (Telephone No. 10001)
Sceptre 100 was the original Sceptre telephone.  The originals were produced in Light Blue and Beige colours.  Within a short period the colour range was extended to include Maroon, Dark Blue and Grey.  This phone was designed by BT engineers.

Key Features:

  • Pulse Dial only
  • LCD display
  • 10 number memory (up to 16 digits in length)
  • Clock
  • Call timer
  • Last number redial
  • Read out of stored/called number
  • Recall (PBX use)
  • Access pause (PBX use)
  • REN - 1
  • Requires 4 x Alkaline MN1500 batteries.

Colours: Light Blue, Beige, Maroon, Dark Blue and Grey
 


Sceptre 101 (Telephone No. 10100)

It has all the same features as the Sceptre 100, but the buttons are in different positions, the Recall button is now under the handset (requires a modification inside the phone to enable it) and the clock is set by a button on the underside of the phone.

Probably only manufactured in brown it was quickly succeeded by the Sceptre 120, which supported MF dialling.

Key Features:

  • Pulse Dial only
  • LCD display
  • 10 number memory (up to 16 digits in length)
  • Clock
  • Call timer
  • Last number redial
  • Read out of stored/called number
  • Recall (PBX use)
  • Access pause (PBX use)
  • REN - 1
  • Requires 4 x Alkaline MN1500 batteries.

Colours: Brown

 


USER GUIDE
Sceptre 100

Making a call
Calling a number is carried out in the same
manner as other press button telephones.

  1. Lift the handset and listen for dial tone. The clock display will disappear when the handset is lifted.

  2. Key the required number, using the keypad.  The called number will be displayed digit by digit.  On completion of the keying sequence, ring tone, or other tones as appropriate, will be connected.

  3. On replacement of the handset at the end of the call, the clock display will re-appear.  It will not be necessary to re-set the display.

Last number recall LR
If, on making a call, engaged tone, or no reply, is encountered, or the number is to be called again, the call can be repeated:-

  1. Lift the handset and listen for dial tone.

  2. Press the LR button once.

  3. Sceptre 100 will then automatically call the number, displaying each digit as the sequence progresses.

Note: The recall facility will always send the last number keyed.

Check of last number called
To check the last number keyed from the keypad.

  1. With the handset remaining on the telephone, press and hold down the D button.

  2. If number is eight digits or less, press and then release the LR button. Number will be displayed.

  3. If number is nine digits or more, press and hold down the LR button. First digits of number will be displayed.

  4. Still holding down the D button, release the LR button, the remaining digits of the number will then be displayed.

Repertory dialling
Up to ten exchange numbers may be stored
against the digits 1 to 0 of the keypad.  Each number may be a maximum of sixteen digits in length. A number is stored and used as follows.

To insert a number into store

  1. With the handset remaining on the telephone, press and hold down the MS button.

  2. Holding down the MS button, press any digit button 1 to 0, depending under which one you wish to store a particular telephone number.

  3. With the MS button still held down, key in the digits of the number to be stored.

  4. On completion of the keying sequence, release the MS button.

  5. The exchange number is now stored under the chosen digit button.

Deletion of an existing stored number and the insertion of a new number
By use of the sequence to insert a number into
store, an existing stored exchange number will automatically be deleted and the new number inserted, under the chosen digit button.

Deletion of an existing stored exchange number without insertion of a new stored number

  1. With the handset remaining on the telephone, press and hold down the MS button.

  2. With the MS button held down, press the digit button (- I to 0) from which you wish to delete the stored exchange number.

  3. Release the MS and digit button.

  4. The stored number will now be deleted.

Display of a stored number

  1. Leaving the handset on the telephone, press and hold down the D button.

  2. If number is eight digits or less, press and then release the appropriate digit button. The stored number will then be displayed.

  3. If the number is nine digits or more, press and hold down the appropriate digit button. First digits of number will be displayed.

  4. Still holding down the D button, release the digit button. The remaining digits of the number will then be displayed.

  5. Release the D button. The stored number display will disappear, being replaced by the clock display.

To make a call, using a stored number

  1. Lift the handset and wait for dial tone. The clock display will disappear.

  2. Press and then release, the MR button.

  3. Press and then release, the digit button under which the number to be sent is stored.

  4. Sceptre 100 will then make the call, displaying each digit of the exchange number as it is transmitted.

Timing a Call
Sceptre 100 has the ability to record the time
elapsed on a call, but not the cost of a call. This should be calculated from charging information published by British Telecom. To record the time spent on a call:-

  1. When the called number answers, press the CT button. The display will then begin to show the time used in minutes and seconds.

  2. On completion of the call, replace the handset. The display will revert to showing the time of day.

  3. Press the CT button twice. The display will then show the total time elapsed on the call.

  4. Press the CT button once more. The call time elapsed display will disappear, being replaced by the time of day.

Note: Sceptre 100 will only begin to time, the moment the CT button is operated. The instrument will store the call information until another call is timed. This can be displayed at will, by leaving the handset on the telephone and repeating steps 3 and 4.

The Clock

The 'time of day' display presented by Sceptre 100 is based on the 24 hour clock e.g. 2pm will be shown as 14:00. To alter the time, carry out the following sequence:-

  1. With the handset on the telephone, press and hold down the CK button. The time of day will disappear, being replaced by a single dash (-).

  2. Continue to hold down the CK button and key in the time, in hours and minutes (24 hour format) by means of the digit buttons.

  3. Release the CK button, timing will commence immediately

Private Automatic Branch Exchange (PABX)

When used as a PABX extension telephone, Sceptre 100 provides two other facilities, allowing full use of the PABX services. These are: recall and access pause.

Recall
Sceptre 100 has a recall button, designated R which may be used to operate the PABX facilities in accordance with the PABX operating instructions.

Access pause
Access to exchange dial tone, necessary for making an external call, is achieved on a PABX by dialling, or keying, the exchange access digit (e.g. 9 or 7) followed by a pause during which, dial tone is connected.

To insert this access digit and pause into a stored number, the following sequence is required.

  1. With the handset remaining on the telephone, press and hold down the MS button.

  2. Press the digit button (1 to 0) under which the telephone number is to be stored.

  3. Press the exchange access digit (e.g. the digit specified in the PABX operating instructions).

  4. Press the PS button (thus inserting the access pause).

  5. Key in the digits of the telephone number to be stored.

  6. On completion of the keying sequence, release the MS button.

  7. The external number, complete with exchange access digit and pause for exchange dial tone, is now stored under the chosen button.

To make a call, with access pause, using a stored number

  1. Lift handset and wait for dial tone provided by the PABX.

  2. Press and then release the MR button.

  3. Press and then release the digit button under which the number to be transmitted is stored.

  4. Wait and listen for the secondary dial tone, provided by the exchange.

  5. On receipt of dial tone from the exchange, press and then release the LR button, which will then permit the remainder of the number to be transmitted.

Private Manual Branch Exchange (PMBX)
When provided as a PMBX extension telephone,
Sceptre 100 will provide operator recall facilities, using the R button.

Batteries
When in use, Sceptre 100 is powered from the exchange line. When not in use, or unplugged, the memory and real time clock are maintained by power from 4 alkaline MN1500 batteries.  An indication that the batteries are delivering sufficient power, or otherwise, is given by an indicator situated at the left hand side of the display. The battery checking sequence is as follows:-

  1. With the instrument plugged into the exchange line socket, lift the handset and observe that the battery indicator is showing.

  2. Replace the handset still observing battery indicator, if the indicator disappears the batteries should be changed.

Changing the batteries

  1. Ensure that the telephone is plugged into the exchange line.

  2. Remove the handset from the instrument.

  3. Open the battery compartment, located on the underneath of the telephone and remove the spent batteries.

  4. Insert new batteries ensuring that correct polarity is observed as indicated by the legend inside the battery compartment.

  5. Check the operation of the instrument.

  6. The batteries should be changed at 12 monthly intervals to ensure Sceptre 100 works efficiently.


USER GUIDE
Sceptre 101

Making a call
Calling a number is carried out in the same
manner as other press button telephones.

  1. Lift the handset and listen for dial tone. The clock display will disappear when the handset is lifted.

  2. Key the required number, using the keypad.  The called number will be displayed digit by digit.  On completion of the keying sequence, ring tone, or other tones as appropriate, will be connected.

  3. On replacement of the handset at the end of the call, the clock display will re-appear.  It will not be necessary to re-set the display.

Last number recall LR
If, on making a call, engaged tone, or no reply, is encountered, or the number is to be called again, the call can be repeated:-

  1. Lift the handset and listen for dial tone.

  2. Press the LR button once.

  3. Sceptre 100 will then automatically call the number, displaying each digit as the sequence progresses.

Note: The recall facility will always send the last number keyed.

Check of last number called
To check the last number keyed from the keypad.

  1. With the handset remaining on the telephone, press and hold down the D button.

  2. If number is eight digits or less, press and then release the LR button. Number will be displayed.

  3. If number is nine digits or more, press and hold down the LR button. First digits of number will be displayed.

  4. Still holding down the D button, release the LR button, the remaining digits of the number will then be displayed.

Repertory dialling
Up to ten exchange numbers may be stored
against the digits 0 to 9 of the keypad.  Each number may be a maximum of sixteen digits in length. A number is stored and used as follows:-

To insert a number into store

  1. With the handset remaining on the telephone, press and hold down the MS button.

  2. Holding down the MS button, press any digit button 0 to 9, depending under which one you wish to store a particular telephone number.

  3. With the MS button still held down, key in the digits of the number to be stored.

  4. On completion of the keying sequence, release the MS button.

  5. The exchange number is now stored under the chosen digit button.

Deletion of an existing stored number and the insertion of a new number
By use of the sequence to insert a number into
store, an existing stored exchange number will automatically be deleted and the new number inserted, under the chosen digit button.

Deletion of an existing stored exchange number without insertion of a new stored number

  1. With the handset remaining on the telephone, press and hold down the MS button.

  2. With the MS button held down, press the digit button (0 to 9) from which you wish to delete the stored exchange number.

  3. Release the MS and digit button.

  4. The stored number will now be deleted.

Display of a stored number

  1. Leaving the handset on the telephone, press and hold down the D button.

  2. If number is eight digits or less, press and then release the appropriate digit button. The stored number will then be displayed.

  3. If the number is nine digits or more, press and hold down the appropriate digit button. First digits of number will be displayed.

  4. Still holding down the D button, release the digit button. The remaining digits of the number will then be displayed.

  5. Release the D button. The stored number display will disappear, being replaced by the clock display.

To make a call, using a stored number

  1. Lift the handset and wait for dial tone. The clock display will disappear.

  2. Press and then release, the MR button.

  3. Press and then release, the digit button under which the number to be sent is stored.

  4. Sceptre 100 will then make the call, displaying each digit of the exchange number as it is transmitted.

Timing a Call
Sceptre 10
1 has the ability to record the time elapsed on a call, but not the cost of a call. This should be calculated from charging information published by British Telecom. To record the time spent on a call:-

  1. When the called number answers, press the Call Timer button. The display will then begin to show the time used in minutes and seconds.

  2. On completion of the call, replace the handset. The display will revert to showing the time of day.

  3. Press the T button twice. The display will then show the total time elapsed on the call.

  4. Press the T button once more. The call time elapsed display will disappear, being replaced by the time of day.

Note: Sceptre 101 will only begin to time, the moment the T button is operated. The instrument will store the call information until another call is timed. This can be displayed at will, by leaving the handset on the telephone and repeating steps 3 and 4.

The Clock

The 'time of day' display presented by Sceptre 101 is based on the 24 hour clock e.g. 2pm will be shown as 14:00. To alter the time, carry out the following sequence:-

  1. Holding the telephone in one hand with the handset still in position, with one finger hold down the clock button on the underside of the instrument. The time of day will disappear, being replaced by a single dash (-).

  2. Continue to hold down the clock button and using the other hand key in the time, in hours and minutes (24 hour format).

  3. Release the Clock button, timing will commence immediately

Private Automatic Branch Exchange (PABX)

When used as a PABX extension telephone, Sceptre 101 provides two other facilities, allowing full use of the PABX services. These are: recall and access pause.

Recall
Sceptre 101 has a recall button, designated R which may be used to operate the PABX facilities in accordance with the PABX operating instructions.

Access pause
Access to exchange dial tone, necessary for making an external call, is achieved on a PABX by dialling, or keying, the exchange access digit (e.g. 9 or 7) followed by a pause during which, dial tone is connected.

To insert this access digit and pause into a stored number, the following sequence is required.

  1. With the handset remaining on the telephone, press and hold down the MS button.

  2. Press the digit button (1 to 0) under which the telephone number is to be stored.

  3. Press the exchange access digit (e.g. the digit specified in the PABX operating instructions).

  4. Press the PS button (thus inserting the access pause).

  5. Key in the digits of the telephone number to be stored.

  6. On completion of the keying sequence, release the MS button.

  7. The external number, complete with exchange access digit and pause for exchange dial tone, is now stored under the chosen button.

To make a call, with access pause, using a stored number

  1. Lift handset and wait for dial tone provided by the PABX.

  2. Press and then release the MR button.

  3. Press and then release the digit button under which the number to be transmitted is stored.

  4. Wait and listen for the secondary dial tone, provided by the exchange.

  5. On receipt of dial tone from the exchange, press and then release the LR button, which will then permit the remainder of the number to be transmitted.

Private Manual Branch Exchange (PMBX)
When provided as a PMBX extension telephone,
Sceptre 101 will provide operator recall facilities, using the R button.

Batteries
When in use, Sceptre 101 is powered from the exchange line. When not in use, or unplugged, the memory and real time clock are maintained by power from 4 alkaline MN1500 batteries.  An indication that the batteries are delivering sufficient power, or otherwise, is given by an indicator situated at the left hand side of the display. The battery checking sequence is as follows:-

  1. With the instrument plugged into the exchange line socket, lift the handset and observe that the battery indicator is showing.

  2. Replace the handset still observing battery indicator, if the indicator disappears the batteries should be changed.

Changing the batteries

  1. Ensure that the telephone is plugged into the exchange line.

  2. Remove the handset from the instrument.

  3. Open the battery compartment, located on the underneath of the telephone and remove the spent batteries.

  4. Insert new batteries ensuring that correct polarity is observed as indicated by the legend inside the battery compartment.

  5. Check the operation of the instrument.

  6. The batteries should be changed at 12 monthly intervals to ensure Sceptre 101 works efficiently.

 

 

 
 
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