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MAX™ EX

Installation & Operation Manual

ClearOne Communications, Inc. ~ 5225 Wiley Post Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84116 ~ tel 1-800-945-7730 ~ fax 1-800-933-5107

Printed in China.

 


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Thank you for purchasing the ClearOne MAX™ EX expandable conferencing phone.
MAX EX provides premium, full-duplex audio to small conference rooms as a single unit
and to larger rooms as an expanded system. Up to four MAX EX units can be linked,
expanding not only microphone coverage but loudspeaker coverage and control access as
well.This creates even distribution of sound for a more natural communications experi-
ence.

Setting up the MAX EX conferencing phone is extremely easy and requires only three 
connections: power, telephone line and the base unit to the conferencing phone. And, the
familiar keypad design ensures users will be comfortable using the phone, reducing the
need for training and support.

Expandable

. MAX EX is ideal for conference rooms and provides complete micro-

phone and loudspeaker coverage and easy access to controls.

Superior Audio

. The clear, full sound of the MAX EX facilitates more natural 

interaction among participants.

Easy to Use

. The intuitive, user friendly controls are simple to operate.

Service and support 

If you need additional information on how to set up or operate your MAX EX 
conferencing phone, please contact us. We welcome and encourage your comments so we
can continue to improve our products and better meet your needs.

Technical Support

Tel:

1-800-283-5936(USA) or 1-801-974-3760

Fax:

1-801-977-0087

E-mail: tech.support@clearone.com
Web:

www.clearone.com

Sales and Customer Service 

Tel:

1-800-945-7730 (USA) or 1-801-975-7200

Fax:

1-800-933-5107 (USA) or 1-801-977-0087

E-mail: sales@clearone.com

Product returns

All product returns require a return materials authorization (RMA) number. Please 
contact ClearOne Technical Support before attempting to return your product. Make sure
you return all the items that shipped with your product.

Introduction

Table of Contents

Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1

Service and support   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
Product returns  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
Important safety information  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
Unpacking  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3

Getting Started  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4

Connecting your conferencing phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Connecting additional MAX EX phones  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Connecting to a digital phone line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
Using your MAX EX conferencing phone  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6

User Options  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8

Call features  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Programming features  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
Tones and alerts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11

Maintenance  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12

Caring for your MAX EX  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Electrical considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Troubleshooting  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12

Appendix  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14

Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Compliance  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Warranty  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17

© 2005 ClearOne Communications Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this document may be reproduced in any form or

by any means without written permission from ClearOne Communications. ClearOne Communications reserves specific

privileges. Information in this document is subject to change without notice.

MAX EX Installation and Operation Manual
ClearOne Part No. 800-158-015 September 2006 (Rev. 3.1)
U.S. Patent No. D499,392.

 


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Unpacking

Carefully place the conferencing pod and base unit on a level surface. Ensure you have
received all items shown below.

Note:

ClearOne is not responsible for product damage incurred during shipment. You must

make claims directly with the carrier. Inspect your shipment carefully for obvious signs of

damage. If the shipment appears damaged, retain the original boxes and packing material for
inspection by the carrier. Contact your carrier immediately.

Important safety information

Read the safety instructions before first use of this product.This conferencing phone is not designed
for making emergency telephone calls when the power fails. Make alternative arrangements for
access to emergency services.
• Read and understand all instructions and follow all warnings marked on the product.
• Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol

cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.

• Do not use this product near water, for example, near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, or

laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool.

• Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand, or table.The product may fall,

causing serious damage to the product.

• Slots and openings in the cabinet and the back or bottom are provided for ventilation, to 

protect it from overheating, these openings must not be blocked or covered. Never push objects
of any kind through cabinet slots as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short out parts
that could result in a risk of fire or electric shock.

• This product should never be placed near or over a radiator or heat register.This product should

not be placed in a built-in installation unless proper ventilation is provided.

• This product should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the marking

label. If you are not sure of the type of power supply in your location, consult your dealer or
local power company.

• Do not overload wall outlets and extension cords as this can result in fire risk or electric shock.
• Never spill liquid of any kind on the product.
• To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not disassemble this product. Opening or removing 

covers may expose you to dangerous voltages or other risks. Incorrect reassembly can cause
electric shock during subsequent use.

• Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under

the following conditions:
a. When the power supply cord or plug is damaged or frayed.
b. If liquid has been spilled into the product.
c. If the product does not operate normally by following the operating instructions.
d. If the product has been dropped or damaged.
e. If the product exhibits a distinct change in performance.

• Avoid using a telephone during an electrical storm.There may be a remote risk of electric shock

from lightning.

• Do not use this product to report a gas leak in the vicinity of the leak.
• Do not use this product near intensive care medical equipment or by persons with pacemakers.
• This product can interfere with electrical equipment such as answering machines,TV sets,

radios, computers and microwave ovens if placed too close.

Telephone wiring and jack information

To reduce the risk of fire or injury to persons, read and follow these instructions:
• Use caution when installing or modifying telephone lines.
• Never install telephone wiring during an electrical storm.
• Never install telephone jacks in wet locations unless jack is specifically designed for wet locations.
• Never touch uninsulated telephone wires or terminals unless the telephone line is disconnected

at the network interface.

Save these instructions

Quick start guide

Base unit

Conferencing pod

25' Cat. 5 cable

Telephone cable

Manual on CD

Compliance and 
safety sheet

Power Cord

Figure 1a. MAX EX parts

Quick start guide

Conferencing pod

12' Cat. 5 cable

Figure 1b. MAX EX Expansion kit

The following items are included in the MAX Expansion Kit.

 


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Connecting your conferencing phone

1. Connect the Cat. 5 cable from the Link Out jack on the base unit to the Link In

jack on the conferencing pod.

2. Connect the base unit to the telephone jack using the RJ-11 telephone cable.

3. Connect the power cord to the base unit and plug it directly into an electrical out-

let.

Connecting additional MAX EX phones

1. Connect the 12' Cat. 5 cable to the Link Out jack on the first phone and the Link

In jack on the second phone.

2. Continue linking up to three additional MAX EX phones in the same fashion. A

total of four units may be connected.

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25' Cat. 5 cable

RJ-11  
telephone  
cable

To Link In

To Link Out

Rear of conferencing pod

Rear of base unit

Figure 2. Connecting MAX EX

12' Cat. 5 cable

From Link Out

To Link In

To Link In

To Link Out on Base Unit

25' Cat. 5 cable

Connecting to a digital phone line

WARNING! Do not connect the conference phone directly to a digital (PBX) line, PER-
MANENT DAMAGE MAY RESULT.

If you have digital (PBX) telephone service, you need to run an analog extension from the
PBX (recommended for best performance) or use a digital-to-analog telephone line con-
verter. For more information, contact ClearOne Technical Support.

1. Connect one end of the telephone cable into the phone jack on the back of the

base unit and the other end into the digital-to-analog converter.

2. Connect the converter's power adapter into an electrical outlet.

3. Connect a second telephone cable from the converter to a digital or PBX phone.

Consult the converter user manual for more information.

4. Plug the base unit into an electrical outlet and connect to the pod.

Digital-to-Analog 
Converter

AC Adapter

KONEXX KONFERENCE

Phone Jack

Digital, PBX,
or Multi-line phone

Base Unit

Handset

Electrical 
Outlet

Figure 4. Connecting the base unit to digital-to-analog converter

Figure 3. Connecting additional units

 


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To access your service center

• While in Standby mode, press and hold the 

key for 2 seconds. This feature must

be programmed before use. See page 10.

To store a number in the phonebook

1. Enter the phone number you want to store

while conferencing pod is in Standby mode.

2. Press and hold the 

PHONEBOOK/EDIT

key

until the Phonebook and Program icons
appear on the LCD screen.

3. Assign a Phonebook location (

0–9

) by press-

ing the corresponding number key.

4. Press 

PHONEBOOK

again to save the entry.

You will hear a confirmation tone.

5. To exit Phonebook Edit mode before saving

the entry, press 

CLEAR

.

Note:

You can easily add the last number you dialed to the Phonebook. Simply press REDIAL to

display the phone number and follow steps 2–5. Press & hold the “1” key to enter a hyphen or the
“*” key to enter a space in the number.

To make a call using the Phonebook

1. Press 

PHONEBOOK

.

2. Press the number key (

0-9

) that corresponds with the speed dial location.

The stored number will appear on the LCD screen.

3. Press 

ON/OFF 

to dial the number.

Note:

You can also press the ON/OFF button to get a dial tone before entering the Phonebook.This

will cause the number to dial as soon as you select the speed dial location.

Using your MAX EX conferencing phone

To make a call

1. Press the 

ON/OFF

key. You will hear a dial tone.

2. Dial the number as you would on a standard

phone. The number appears on the LCD
screen.

Note:

You can also predial the number while in Standby (inactive) mode and press the

ON/OFF key to connect the call. Press and hold the pound key (#) to enter a pause in the

dialing string.

To answer a call

• Press any key (except the star key (*),

MUTE

,

VOLUME UP

. or 

VOLUME DOWN

) on

the keypad to answer the call. When there is
an incoming call, the phone rings and the
LEDs on the phone and the phone icon on
the LCD screen flash.

To end a call

• Press the 

ON/OFF

key. This will disconnect the call and return the phone to

Standby mode.

To redial a number

1. Press the 

ON/OFF

key. You will hear a dial tone.

2. Press 

REDIAL

to dial the last number called.

Note:

You can also press REDIAL while in Standby mode to display the last number called.

To connect the call, press the ON/OFF key.

To adjust ringer volume

• While the phone is ringing, press 

VOLUME UP

or 

VOLUME DOWN

.

• While the phone is inactive, press 

VOLUME UP

or 

VOLUME DOWN

. The ringer

melody will play once at the new level.

To mute the call

• While on a call, press 

MUTE

to mute the microphones (loudspeakers are not muted).

• Press again to unmute.

To access your speed dial number

• Press the 

SPEED DIAL

key. This feature must be programmed before use. See page

10.

Figure 5. Dialing screen

 

Figure 6. Incoming call

 

Phonebook and Program icons

Figure 7. Adding Phonebook entries

 


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To mute during ringing

Press the star (*) or the 

MUTE

key to mute the ringer for the duration of the ringing.

Note

:This only mutes the current ring. Once a new call comes in, the ringer will not be muted.

Programming options 

To allow for individual preferences and enhance ease of use, eight features can be 
programmed: ringer melody, dialing mode, flash duration, local phone number, speed dial
for conferencing services, speed dial for service center, country setting and AGC/ALC. You
may also restore factory defaults.

To change ringer melody

1. Press and hold the 

REDIAL/PROG

key until the

Program icon appears on the LCD screen.

2. Press 

1

to enter the Ringer Melody menu.

There are five available melodies.

3. Press 

REDIAL/PROG

. The current melody

selection flashes.

4. Press keys 

1–5

to play the corresponding melody. The selected melody plays once.

5. Press 

REDIAL/PROG

to save the selection. Press 

CLEAR

to exit programming.

To change dialing mode

1. Press and hold the 

REDIAL/PROG

key until the Program icon appears on the LCD

screen.

2. Press 

2

to enter the Dialing Mode menu. There are two dialing modes: tone and

pulse. The current dialing mode is shown on the screen (T for tone, P for pulse).

3. Press 

REDIAL/PROG

. The current mode flashes.

4. Press 

1

to select tone or 

2

to select pulse.

5. Press 

REDIAL/PROG

to save the selection. Press 

CLEAR

to exit.

To change flash duration

1. Press and hold the 

REDIAL/PROG

key until the Program icon appears on the LCD

screen.

2. Press 

3

to enter the Flash Duration menu. The current duration is shown in 

milliseconds.There are five duration settings: 600, 300, 150, 100 and 80.

3. Press 

REDIAL/PROG

. The current duration flashes.

4. Press keys 

1–5

to select a new duration setting.

5. Press 

REDIAL/PROG

to save the selection. Press 

CLEAR

to exit.

Call options

In addition to the basic phone operations described in the previous section, you can 
perform any of the following functions during a call: temporarily change to tone dialing,
send a flash signal, display phone number and adjust speaker volume.

To temporarily enable tone dialing

If you have programmed the phone to use pulse dialing (see page 9), you may need to
temporarily change to tone dialing during a call to access voicemail systems, enter pass-
codes or extensions.To temporarily change to tone dialing:

• Press the star (

*

) key. A special character appears on the LCD screen. All 

numbers entered after this character will use tone dialing. When the call is 

finished, the dialing mode will revert to pulse.

Note:

When more than 18 characters are entered, a scroll icon appears on the LCD 

display and the numbers scroll from right to left.

To send a Flash signal

If your telephone service includes call transfer, call waiting, or conference calling, you can
use the Flash key. Refer to your local telephone service for details.

To display your local number during a call

• Press 

CLEAR

. The phone number will appear. This feature must be programmed

before use. See page 10.

To adjust loudspeaker volume

• Press the 

VOLUME UP

key while on a call to increase volume.

• Press the 

VOLUME DOWN

key while on a call to decrease volume.

To turn the ringer on/off

• While in standby, press and hold the star (

*

)

key. The Ringer Off icon will illuminate when
the ringer is turned off. The icon will not

appear when the ringer is on.

Note:

When the ringer is off, LEDs will still flash to indicate an incoming call.

 

 

Figure 8. Ringer Off icon.

Figure 9. Programming options

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To program the Automatic Gain Control (AGC) and Automatic Level
Control (ALC) settings

1. Press and hold the 

REDIAL/PROG

key until the Program icon appears on the LCD screen.

2. Press and hold the 

8

key.The current AGC setting

number will be displayed on the LCD screen.

3. Press 

REDIAL/PROG

.The current setting number

will flash.

4. Enter a new setting number using the table.

5. Press 

REDIAL/PROG

to confirm selection. Press

CLEAR

to exit.

To restore factory defaults

1. Press and hold the 

REDIAL/PROG

key until the Program icon appears on the LCD

screen.

2. Press and hold the 

9

key. The number 8 appears across the LCD screen.

3. Press 

REDIAL/PROG

to confirm selection. Press 

CLEAR

to exit.

Note:

The feature will not reset the country setting. It will maintain the user-defined 

country setting.

Tones and alerts

To program local phone number

1. Press and hold 

REDIAL/PROG

until the Program icon appears on the LCD screen.

2. Press 

4

to enter the user phone number menu.

3. Press 

REDIAL/PROG

.

3. Enter the local phone number.
4. Press 

REDIAL/PROG

to save the number. Press 

CLEAR

to exit.

Note:

Press & hold the “1” key to enter a hyphen or the “*” key to enter a space in the num-

ber. Use CLEAR to delete the old number before entering a new number.

To program speed dial number

1. Press and hold 

REDIAL/PROG

until the Program icon appears on the LCD screen.

2. Press 

5

to enter the Speed Dial menu.

3. Press 

REDIAL/PROG

.

4. Enter the phone number.
5. Press 

REDIAL/PROG

to save the number. Press 

CLEAR

to exit.

Note:

Press & hold the “1” key to enter a hyphen or the “*” key to enter a space in the num-

ber. Use CLEAR to delete the old number before entering a new number.

To program service center number

1. Press and hold the 

REDIAL/PROG

key until the Program icon appears on the LCD

screen.

2. Press 

6

to enter the service center menu.

3. Press 

REDIAL/PROG

.

4. Enter the number you want the 

0

key to dial.

5. Press 

REDIAL/PROG

to save the number. Press 

CLEAR

to exit.

Note:

Press & hold the “1” key to enter a hyphen or the “*” key to enter a space in the num-

ber. Use CLEAR to delete the old number before entering a new number.

To program country setting

1. Press and hold the 

REDIAL/PROG

key until the Program icon appears on the LCD

screen.

2. Press 

7

to enter the service center menu.

3. Press 

REDIAL/PROG

.

4. Press the number key that corresponds with desired country.

5. Press 

REDIAL/PROG

to save the selection. Press 

CLEAR

to exit.

Tone/Alert

Description

 Confirmation

Reject

 A tone will play upon successful programming entry.

A tone will play if you attempt to do any of the following:
•  enter an invalid programming entry
•  use a speed dial key that has not been programmed
    (speed dial or service center)
•  enter a 45th digit when predialing
•  enter a 17th digit for user phone number
•  enter a 31st digit for speed dial key (One-Touch 
   Conferencing or service center)

1

= US/Canada/China/Japan/

Mexico/Singapore 

4

= South Africa

5

= Brazil

2

= Europe CTR21

6

= New Zealand

3

= Australia

7

= South Korea

Speaker 

AGC

Microphone 

ALC

Setting

2

1

On

On

On

Off

3

On

Off

4

Off

Off

 


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Caring for your MAX EX

•   Follow all warnings and instructions marked on your MAX EX.

•  Unplug base unit and conferencing pod from the wall outlet before cleaning.

•  Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth moistened with water to

clean the outside of your conferencing pod or base unit and power supply.

Electrical considerations

•  Use only the power adapter that comes with your conferencing phone.

Troubleshooting

If you are having trouble with your MAX EX, it might be improperly set up or other 
equipment might be malfunctioning.To begin, check for the following or consult the chart
on the next page:

•  The MAX EX base unit is plugged into the proper volt electrical outlet and its

power light is on.

•  Make sure cables are securely connected.

•  The equipment the other party is using is comparable in quality to your MAX EX 

conferencing phone and is working properly. While the MAX EX works with speak-
erphones, cell phones, handsets or installed conferencing systems, the quality of the
conference will be impacted if the party you are conferencing with has poor 
quality equipment.

Maintenance

!

If you hear

It could be that

No dial tone

Static or noise

Calls can come 
in, but you can't
dial out.

Try this

Base unit is not 
connected to telephone
jack.

You are not using an
analog phone line.

Connect the base unit to the
telephone jack using the 
supplied telephone cable.

Check that you are using an
analog phone line. Consult your
IT department for help.

You have a bad
telephone connection.

You have a bad
telephone line.

The other party's room
is too noisy.

Place the call again to see if
another line provides a better
connection.

Plug a working phone into the
phone jack. If the line is still
noisy, call your telephone 
company.

Ask the other party to turn off
noisy equipment.

The dialing mode (tone
or pulse) is set 
incorrectly for your
service.

See page 10 for instructions
on changing the dialing mode.

Poor audio

The equipment on the
far end is of lesser quality.

The equipment should be upgraded.
Participants can try sitting closer
to equipment and eliminate
background noises.

 


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DIMENSIONS (W x D x H)

Phone section: 10.5" x 10.5" x 3"

(26.7 cm x 26.7 cm x 7.6 cm) 

Base unit: 4.25" x 5.5" x 2.5"

(10.8 cm x 14 cm x 6.4 cm)

WEIGHT

Phone section: 2.7 lb (1.2 kg)
Base unit: .6 lb (0.27 kg) 
Shipping: 10 lb (4.5 kg) 

ENVIRONMENTAL

Operating Temperature: 0–50° C 

(32–122° F)

Storage temperature: 5–70° C

(41–158° F)

Operating Humidity: 15 to 80%
Storage humidity: 10 to 90%

POWER

Base unit:
Auto-adjusting power module;
100–240VAC; 50/60 Hz

TELEPHONE CONNECTION

Analog PBX or PSTN line
RJ-11C/CA11A, –12dBm nominal

KEYPAD

Alphanumeric standard keypad

LOUDSPEAKER VOLUME

90 dBspl A weighted @ 1 ft
Bandwidth: 200Hz - 3.3kHz

RECORD OUTPUT

Connector: 2.5 mm mono audio 

jack

Impedance: <1000 ohm 
Bandwidth: 200Hz–3.3kHz 
Dynamic Range: 60dB

THD <.01%

ECHO CANCELLATION

Tail Time: 128 mS x 3

NOISE CANCELLATION

Dynamic noise cancellation

CERTIFICATIONS

FCC Part 15/ICES-003 Class A
FCC Part 68/IC CS-03
CE 
UL, C-UL Certified

WARRANTY

2 Years

MODELS

MAX EX*
MAX EX Expansion Kit*

*Call your sales representative for part numbers

Specifications

Compliance

FCC Part 15/ICES-003 Compliance

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device,
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules and Industry Canada ICES-003.These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a 
commercial environment.This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and,
if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to
radio communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful
interference, in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at his/her own expense.

Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause interference, and
(2) This device must accept any interference including interference that may cause undesired 
operation of the device.

Changes or modifications not expressly approved by ClearOne Communications could void the user's
authority to operate the equipment.

FCC Part 68 Compliance

US:FBIMT01B910158015 Ringer Equivalence Number (REN): 0.1B(ac)

This equipment complies with Part 68 of FCC Rules and Technical Requirements for Telephone
Terminal Equipment published by ACTA. The marking on the base unit of this equipment contains,
among other information, the US number and ringer Equivalence Number (REN) for this equipment.
If requested, this information must be provided to your telephone company.

The REN is used to determine the quantity of devices, which may be connected to the telephone line.
Excessive RENs on the telephone line may result in the devices not ringing in response to an incom-
ing call. In most, but not all areas, the sum of the RENs should not exceed five (5.0).To be certain
of the number of devices that may be connected to the line, as determined by the total RENs, contact
the telephone company to obtain the maximum RENs for the calling area.

If this equipment causes harm to the telephone network, the telephone company will notify you in
advance that temporary discontinuance of service may be required. If advance notice is not practical,
the telephone company will notify the customer as soon as possible. Also, you will be advised of your
right to file a complaint with the FCC if you believe it is necessary.

The telephone company may make changes in its facilities, equipment, operations, or procedures that
could affect the operation of the equipment. If this happens, the telephone company will provide
advance notice for you to make the necessary modifications in order to maintain uninterrupted service.

Notice 

A plug and jack used to connect this equipment to the premises wiring and telephone network must
comply with the applicable FCC Part 68 Rules and Requirements adopted by the ACTA. A compli-
ant telephone cord and modular plug is provided with this product. It is designed to be connected to
a compatible modular jack that is also compliant. See installation instructions for details.

If you experience problems with this equipment, contact ClearOne Communications, 5225 Wiley Post
Way, Salt Lake City, Utah 84116, or by phone at (801) 975-7200 for repair and warranty informa-
tion. If the trouble is causing harm to the telephone network, the telephone company may request you
remove the equipment from the network until the problem is resolved.

No user serviceable parts are contained in this product. If damage or malfunction occurs, contact
ClearOne Communications for instructions on its repair or return.

This equipment cannot be used on telephone company provided coin service. Connection to Party
Line Service is subject to state tariffs.

 


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Warranty

ClearOne Communications, Inc. (Manufacturer) warrants that this product is free of defects in both
materials and workmanship. For warranty information and coverage, refer to the ClearOne website at
www.clearone.com.

ClearOne Communications Inc.
5225 Wiley Post Way
Salt Lake City, Utah 84116

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IC Compliance

IC: 1970A-158015

Ringer Equivalence Number (REN): 0.1B(ac)

Notice

The term "IC" before the certification/registration number signifies that Industry of Canada technical
specifications were met.

This certification means that the equipment meets certain telecommunications network protective
operational and safety requirements.The Department does not guarantee the equipment will operate
to the user's satisfaction.

The REN is used to determine the quantity of devices, which may be connected to the telephone line.
Excessive RENs on the telephone line may result in the devices not ringing in response to an 
incoming call. In most, but not all areas, the sum of the RENs should not exceed five (5.0).To be 
certain of the number of devices that may be connected to the line, as determined by the total RENs,
contact the telephone company to obtain the maximum RENs for the calling area.

Before installing this equipment, users should ensure that it is permissible to be connected to the
facilities of the local telecommunications company.The equipment must also be installed using an
acceptable method of connection. In some cases, the companies inside wiring associated with a single
line individual service may be extended by means of a certified connector assembly (telephone exten-
sion cord).The customer should be aware that compliance with the above conditions may not prevent
degradation of service in some situations.

Repairs to certified equipment should be made by an authorized Canadian maintenance facility 
designated by ClearOne Communications. Any repairs or alterations made by the user to this 
equipment, or equipment malfunctions, may give the telecommunications company cause to request
the user to disconnect the equipment.

Users should ensure for their own protection that the electrical ground connections of the power 
utility, telephone lines and internal metallic water pipe system, if present, are connected together.This
precaution may be particularly important in rural areas.

European Compliance

This equipment has been approved in accordance with Council Directive 1999/5/EC "Radio
Equipment and Telecommunications Equipment" 

See the enclosed Declaration of Conformity (DOC) that is enclosed with the equipment for full
details. Compliance of the equipment with the Directive is attested by the application of the CE mark
on the equipment.