Copyright and compliance notices


    When using your telephone equipment, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and injury to persons, including the following:
    1. Read and understand all instructions.
    2. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product.
    3. Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning.
    4. Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord. Do not locate this product where the cord will be abused by persons walking on it.
    5. Do not overload wall outlets and extension cords, as this can result in the risk of fire or electric shock.
    6. Unplug this product and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions: when the power supply cord or plug is damaged or frayed, if liquid has been spilled into the product, if the product has been exposed to rain or water, or if the product has been dropped or damaged.


FCC Requirements

    1. The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) has established Rules which permit this device to be directly connected to the telephone network. Standardized jacks are used for these connections. This equipment should not be used on party lines or coin phones.
    2. If this device is malfunctioning, it may also be causing harm to the telephone network; this device should be disconnected until the source of the problem can be determined and until repair has been made. If this is not done, the telephone company may temporarily disconnect service.
    3. The telephone company may make changes in its technical operations and procedures; if such changes affect the compatibility or use of this device, the telephone company is required to give adequate notice of the changes. You will be advised of your right to file a complaint with the FCC.
    4. If the telephone company requests information on what equipment is connected to their lines, inform them of:

    a. The telephone number to which this unit is connected.
    b. The ringer equivalence number.
    c. The USOC jack required.
    d. The FCC Registration Number.

    Items (b) and (d) are indicated on the label. The Ringer Equivalence Number(REN) is used to determine how many devices can be connected to your telephone line. In most areas, the sum of the REN's of all devices on any one line should not exceed five (5.0). If too many devices are attached, they may not ring properly.

Service requirements

    In the event of equipment malfunction, all repairs should be performed by our Company or an authorized agent. It is the responsibility of users requiring service to report the need for service to our Company or to one of our authorized agents. Service can be obtained at Sophisticated Circuits, Inc., PO Box 727, Bothell, WA 98041-0727, 425-485-7979.

FCC statement

    This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
    Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
    Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
    Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
    Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

    Shielded cables and I/O cords must be used for this equipment to comply with the relevant FCC regulations.

    Changes or modifications not expressly approved in writing by Sophisticated Circuits, Inc. may void the user's authority to operate this equipment.

Industry Canada Equipment Attachment Limitations

    NOTICE: The Canadian Industry Canada label identifies certified equipment. 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.

    Before installing this equipment, users should ensure 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.

    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 company's inside wiring associated with a single line individual service may be extended by means of a certified connector assembly (telephone extension cord). The customer should be aware that compliance with the above conditions may not prevent degradation of service in some situations.

    Repairs to the certified equipment should be made by an authorized Canadian maintenance facility designated by the supplier. 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.

    Caution: Users should not attempt to make such connections themselves, but should contact the appropriate electric inspection authority, or electrician, as appropriate.

    The Load Number (LN) assigned to each terminal device denotes the percentage of the total load to be connected to a telephone loop which is used by the device, to prevent overloading. The termination on a loop may consist of any combination of devices subject only to the requirement that the Load Numbers of all the devices does not exceed 100. The Load Number of this unit is 6.

Copyright notice

    The PowerKey documentation, program, product design and design concepts are copyright ©1990-2004 Sophisticated Circuits, Inc. All rights reserved. Your rights are subject to the copyright laws of the United States of America. Under the copyright laws, this documentation may not be copied, in whole or part, including translation to another language or format, without the express written consent of Sophisticated Circuits, Inc.


    PowerKey, PowerKey Rebound!, iDo, Kick-off! and monoLog are registered trademarks of Sophisticated Circuits, Inc. All other products mentioned are trademarks of their respective owners.

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