The "Phone" panel
When you click on the "Phone" tab, a panel appears with controls for configuring telephone access to your PowerKey unit.
Telephone access allows you to control your PowerKey outlets from any touch-tone telephone in the world. PowerKey can optionally answer the phone (or listen in if another device answers) and will respond to sequences of dialing tones. You can use these tone sequences as a "password" to ensure that unauthorized parties cannot control your system, and create different sequences to control different outlets.
"Answer line" check box
If this box is checked, your PowerKey unit will answer the phone after the specified number of rings, and begin listening for dialing tone sequences. If it is unchecked, PowerKey will not answer the phone.
Tip: If you have another device on the same phone line, such as an answering machine or fax machine, that automatically answers the phone, then you can leave this box unchecked, or set it for a higher number of rings. Even if another device answers the phone, PowerKey will be able to listen for tone sequences.
Pattern pop-up menu
Tone sequence list
The main part of the "Phone" panel is a list showing all of the tone sequences you have defined.
You can enable and disable tone sequences by checking and unchecking the "On" box next to each tone sequence.
You can customize the appearance of this list in several ways:
The buttons at the bottom of the list let you manage your tone sequences:
Tip: You can also hold down the "control" key and select a tone sequence (or right-click using a two-button mouse). This opens a "contextual menu" that shows the same commands as the editing buttons.
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