RIf the handset is wet, wipe with a soft dry cloth.
RThe charger is not designed to be water-resistant. Do not place the handset on the charger if the
handset is wet.
Drop resistance (KX-TCA385’s handset only)
The handset is designed to be drop-resistant, however, it should not be thrown or stepped on.
Dust resistance (KX-TCA385’s handset only)
The handset is designed to be dust-resistant, and meets IP6X classification for dust protection.
After batteries are fully charged (at 25 °C [77 °F]):
Operation Operating Time
(Backlight off *1, Bluetooth off *2)
KX-TCA185: Up to about 11 H
KX-TCA285/KX-TCA385: Up to about 13 H
While not in use (Standby) Up to about 200 H
*1 When the "Talking" setting of "Backlight" is set to "Off". For details, see "Display Option" on
*2 KX-TCA285/KX-TCA385 only
ROperating time may be shorter than listed above depending on usage conditions and ambient
RBatteries will drain slowly even while the handset is turned off.
RThe handset can receive calls while charging.
RBattery consumption increases when the handset is out of range (if " " flashes, turn the handset off).
RClean the handset and the charger contacts with a soft, dry cloth once a month. Clean more
often if the unit is subject to grease, dust or high humidity. Otherwise batteries may not charge
Low Battery Warning
Batteries needs to be charged in the following situations:
RThe battery level indicator displays as empty (" ") and the alarm sounds*1.
R"Charge Battery" is displayed. In this situation, the handset cannot be operated.
*1 If the low battery warning occurs during a conversation, the handset will turn off in one minute.
Replacing the Battery (KX-TCA285/KX-TCA385 only)
If the battery level indicator displays as empty (" ") after using the phone for a short time, even when
the battery has been fully charged, the battery should be replaced.
Before replacing the battery, make sure the low battery warning is displayed, then turn off the power to
prevent memory loss. Replace the battery and charge the new battery for about 3 hours.
If you replace the battery before the low battery warning appears, the battery strength icon may display
an incorrect reading. In this case, use the handset as normal with the new battery installed. To install the
battery, see "Battery Installation" on Page 72.
When the low battery warning is displayed, charge the battery for about 3 hours. The battery strength
icon will then display the correct reading.
RPlease use only Panasonic batteries. For details, consult your administrator or dealer.
RThere is a danger of explosion if the battery is incorrectly replaced.