ANS & REC MACH No. 203A (Kingfisher)
Answering and Recording Machine 203A, sales name Kingfisher, is mains powered and can be
interrogated locally by operating the "Function Selector" or remotely using the
"Kingfisher Remote Controller". The Code number of both the Kingfisher and
Remote Controller must be identical to operate this facility. During mains failure, the
machine will not answer calls, but will automatically reset to answer when the mains power
is restored. The Calls Counter will show -- indicating to the customer that the power has
failed while the machine has been set to answer calls. The counter will not resume
counting until the machine is manually reset. Recorded Messages received before and after
a mains failure are not lost, and can be played back in the normal manner.
The facilities of the machine are as follows:-
Remote Control Facility
Serial No. 6ABH1001033 Indicates - 6 is the year. 6 = 1986, 7 = 1987, 8 = 1988 etc A is the month, A = Jan, B = Feb, C = March etc. B is the part of month. A = 1 to 10 B = 11 to 20 and C = 21 to 31. H1001033 is the machine serial number. PARTS DESCRIPTION BT ITEM CODE Answering and Recording Machine 203A 870196 Transformer Unit 19a 870240 Remote Controller 203a 870233 Fuse 73/1 1Amp (Transformer Unit 19A) 314179 Announcement Tape 203A 870236 Announcement Tape: Announcement Tape 203A (Panasonic KX-G030 30 seconds) Incoming Message Tape: Normal high quality C30, C60 or C90 - Panasonic recommended. Metal and Chrome tapes must not be used.
The 3 batteries in the Remote Controller must be replaced when the output becomes weak.
3 AAA size Alkaline batteries are recommended.
Last revised: November 26, 2010