INSTALLING THE STICK ON A SINGLE PHONE LINE
Single line installation is pretty much a no-brainer. If this is how your home or office is wired, then you should browse through each wiring configuration to find out the best one for your needs.
SIMPLE PLUG-IN (ONE WALL JACK, NO EXTENSIONS)
Great Barge-In Protection!
Fat Chance You’ll Be Lucky Enough To Have This Wiring Configuration
Simply unplug whatever is in the wall jack and connect the “LINE” input of The Stick to the wall jack with the supplied line cord.
Reattach your phone to the VOICE 1 port and connect your answering machine and data equipment to their respective ports.
Feature Recommendations Pertinent To This Installation:
Rings To Answer - Set To “0”. The Stick will answer the call immediately.
If You Have A Pulse Dial Phone, Set Pulse Detection ON.
SIMPLE PLUG-IN WITH MULTIPLE EXTENSIONS
Can Access Calls From Extension Phones!
Installation Can Occur At Any Wall Jack.
No Barge-In Protection-Sorry!
Note: This installation is the same as the “Simple Plug-In, No Extensions”. Connection to a telephone wall jack is the same.
Feature Recommendations Pertinent To This Installation
If any phones are pulse dial, program Pulse Detect ON.
If you wish to access a call from an extension phone prior to The Sticks answering, program the needed amount of rings in the “Rings To Answer” feature.
Program “Call Override” to ON for call access AFTER The Stick has answered a call.
SIMPLE PLUG-IN WITH EXTENSIONS
AND TOTAL BARGE-IN PROTECTION
Provides Total Barge-In Protection.
Only voice calls will ring phone extensions.
The best installation for total control of inbound calls.
Calls cannot be accessed from an extension phone before The Stick answers.
Installation requires splitter/adapters (not included) and an extra line cord.
May need to do a little rewiring at each wall jack.
Most homes and businesses are wired with either 2-pair or 3-pair telephone cable from extension to extension. This installation splitter/adapters utilizes the unused pair of wires in the cable to connect all phones to the VOICE 1 port.
The point of connection to the telephone line for The Stick can any extension wall jack. Unplug anything connected to this wall jack and plug a splitter/adapter into the wall jack.
Plug one end of the supplied line cord into the port labeled “LINE” on The Stick and the other end in the “Line 1” port of the splitter/adapter.
Connect the “VOICE 1” port of The Stick to the “Line 2” side of the splitter/adapter using an additional line cord (not supplied).
At extension wall jacks located away from The Stick, unplug any phones from these jacks. Plug splitter/adapters in all wall jacks. Reconnect phones to the “Line 2” side of the splitter/adapters.
At any point “down line” from The Stick where it is impractical to insert a splitter/adapter (for example: a wall mount telephone), this type of jack may be converted by:
*If you are using Pulse dial phones at any point, set Pulse Detection to ON.