Converse 300
User Guide


CONVERSE 300
USER GUIDE
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Storing numbers in the 1-Key memory

You can store up to 10 numbers in this way.

1. Pick up the handset or press the loudspeaking button.

2. Press STORE, display will show A.

3. Press one of the memory keys.

4. Key in the phone number you want to store.

5. Press STORE again.

6. Replace the handset or press the loudspeaking button as appropriate.

7. Write down the name of the person, whose number you have just stored.


Storing numbers in the 2-Key memory

You can store up to 10 numbers in this way.

1. Pick up the handset or press the loudspeaking button.

2. Press STORE.

3. Press SHIFT, the display will show B.

4. Press one of the memory keys.

5. Key in the phone number you want to store.

6. Press STORE again.

7. Replace the handset or press the loudspeaking button as appropriate.

8. Write down the name of the person, whose number you have just stored.


Dialling Stored Numbers
To call a number using 1-Key dialling

  1. Pick up the handset or press the loudspeaking button.
  2. Press the memory key of the number you want to call. The Converse 300 will automatically dial the number.


To call a number using 2-Key dialling

  1. Pick up the handset or press the loudspeaking button.
  2. Press SHIFT, display will show B.
  3. Press the memory key of the number you want to call. The Converse 300 will automatically dial the number.


Using the Amplify Facility

  1. Set the Converse 300 to either INCOMING or OUTGOING amplify.
  2. Lift the handset.
  3. Press AMPLIFY and the red light will come on.
  4. Speak to your caller.
  5. Adjust the volume control as necessary.
  6. When you’ve finished the call, replace the handset. The amplify facility will automatically switch off and the light will go out.


Loudspeaking

To get the best use out of the Loudspeaking facility, make sure you wait until your caller has finished speaking, before you speak.


Making a call

  1. Press the LOUDSPEAKING button.
  2. The red light will come on.
  3. When you hear the dialling tone, dial the number required.
  4. If the call is answered, then continue, by talking to your caller.
  5. Press the LOUDSPEAKING button when finished.


Answering a call

  1. When the telephone rings, press the LOUDSPEAKING button, and talk to your caller.
  2. To finish the call press the LOUDSPEAKING button.

Switching between the loudspeaker and the handset.

  1. If using the handset, simply press the LOUDSPEAKING button, then replace the handset.
  2. If using the loudspeaker, simply pick up the handset and continue the conversation.


Calculator Facility

Converse 300 has been fitted a calculator facility. This enables the user to carry out simple numerical calculations. It allows the following functions to be carried out, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and percentages.


Calculator Operation
Starting up the calculator

  1. To start the calculator, simply press the SHIFT button and then the # button. This will bring up the message “CALC’ on the display
  2. Once the mode has been entered all the function keys for the calculator mode, become active.


Using the calculator and answering a call

  1. If you are using the calculator and the phone rings, simply answer the phone by picking up the handset or by pressing the LOUDSPEAKING button.
  2. When the call has ended simply replace the handset or press the LOUDSPEAKING button.

Note: Answering the call will not effect the operation of the calculator.


Making a call and then using the calculator

  1. The call must be made before the calculator is operated.
  2. Make the call by pressing the LOUDSPEAKING button, or picking up the handset. Wait for the dial tone, and then dial the number.
  3. Once the number has been dialled, the calculator can be operated. (By pressing the SHIFT button and then the # button.


Leaving the calculator.

  1. The calculator can be left by pressing SHIFT and then # button.
  2. The calculator can also be left by storing a number in one of the memories.
  3. Alternatively the calculator will automatically switch off after 1 minute, from the last entry of a key.

Examples

Enter the calculator mode, by pressing the SHIFT button and then the # button.

Numeric examples.

  1. Press 15 + 75 = 90.
  2. Press 75.5 + 22.8 = 98.3.
  3. Press + 100.7= 199. (This adds the new number onto the total of the calculation before.)
  4. Press AC key = 0. (AC = All clear)

Subtraction, Multiplication and Division work in the same manner.

Memory examples.

  1. MRC - this means Memory Recall. (M+ adds results to the memory & M- subtracts result from the memory).
  2. Press 50 and M+
  3. Press 20 and M+
  4. Press MRC 70
  5. Press 10 and M
  6. Press MRC 60

NOTE: Pressing AC will clear all the memories and the calculator display.

Percentages.

  1. Press 1500 X 10% = 150 (This gives 10% of 1500)
  2. Press 1000 X 17.5% = 175
  3. Press 10 200% = 5

NOTE: To transfer a call while in calculator mode, you must first switch off the calculator.


Setting the time on the Converse 300

  1. Remove the right memory label.
  2. Press the STORE button and then the TIMESET button.
  3. Using the Key Pad enter the time, remembering to enter in a 24 hour clock format.
  4. Finally press the STORE button.

 

 
 
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Last revised: April 24, 2021

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