VTech Learning Laptop User`s manual

WALL•E LEARNING
LAPTOP
User’s Manual
© 2008 VTech
© Disney/Pixar
Printed in China
91-002290-000-000
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INTRODUCTION
Thank you for purchasing the VTech® WALL•E Learning Laptop.
The WALL•E Learning Laptop introduces age-appropriate curriculum in
a fun and engaging way! With 5 modes of play including 15 games,
your child will learn and have fun with letters, words, numbers, logic and
games. Sound effects and music add to the enjoyment as you join WALL•E
in adventures across the galaxy.
WINKING EYE
LCD SCREEN
VOLUME
CONTROL
BUTTON
MODE
SELECTOR
ON/OFF
BUTTON
ANSWER
BUTTON
SPEAKER
REPEAT
BUTTON
ENTER
BUTTON
Introduction
ROTATABLE HAND
CONTROLLERS
ARROW
BUTTONS
QWERTY
KEYBOARD
KEYBOARD
LOCK
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INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE
• One VTech® WALL•E Learning Laptop
• One User’s Manual
WARNING: All packing materials such as tape, plastic
sheets, wire ties and tags are not part of this
toy, and should be discarded for your child’s
safety.
BATTERY INSTALLATION
1. Make sure the unit is OFF.
2. Locate the battery cover on the back
of the unit.
3. Open the battery cover.
4. Install 3 new “AA” (AM-3/LR6)
batteries into the compartment
as illustrated. (The use of new,
alkaline batteries is recommended
for maximum performance.)
5. Replace the battery cover.
Getting Started
GETTING STARTED
BATTERY NOTICE
• Install batteries correctly observing the polarity (+, -) signs to avoid
leakage.
• Do not mix old and new batteries.
• Do not mix batteries of different types: alkaline, standard (carbon-zinc)
or rechargeable (nickel-cadmium).
• Remove the batteries from the equipment when the unit will not be
used for an extended period of time.
• Always remove exhausted batteries from the equipment.
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Do not dispose of batteries in fire.
Do not attempt to recharge ordinary batteries.
The supply terminals are not to be short-circuited.
Only batteries of the same and equivalent type as recommended are
to be used.
REMOVE DEMO TAG
The demo tag should be removed automatically when the product is taken
out of the packaging. If the demo tag is still in position when you begin
play, please remove it from the bottom of the unit to activate normal play
mode.
PRODUCT FEATURES
1. ON/OFF BUTTON
To turn the unit ON, press the ON/OFF
BUTTON.
Press the ON/OFF BUTTON again to
turn the unit OFF.
Product Features
WE DO NOT RECOMMEND THE USE OF RECHARGEABLE
BATTERIES.
2. VOLUME CONTROL BUTTON
To adjust the volume, press the VOLUME
CONTROL BUTTON repeatedly until
a suitable volume is found. There are 3
volume levels.
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3. ROTATABLE HAND CONTROLLERS
Turn WALL • E’s hands to choose a
game or to interact during some of the
games.
5. ENTER BUTTON
Press this button to confirm a choice.
6. ANSWER BUTTON
Press this button to reveal the answer.
Product Features
4. WINKING EYE
WALL•E will wink when the unit is turned
on or off, when a question is answered
correctly and at certain times throughout
the games to encourage interaction.
7. REPEAT BUTTON
Press this button to hear the instructions
repeated.
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9. AUTOMATIC SHUT-OFF
To preserve battery life, the WALL • E Learning Laptop will
automatically turn off after several minutes without input. The unit
can be turned on again by pressing the
ON/OFF BUTTON.
The unit will also auto power off when
the batteries are very low. A warning will
be displayed on screen as a reminder to
change the batteries.
TO BEGIN PLAY
1. Press the ON/OFF BUTTON. The unit
will play a short animation then will
enter the mode of play that the MODE
SELECTOR is positioned on. If there is
no input, the activities in that mode will
be scrolled through on the screen.
To Begin Play
8. ARROW BUTTONS
Press these buttons to make a selection
and answer a question.
2. Move the MODE SELECTOR to choose
one of the five modes of play: Letters,
Words, Numbers, Logic or Games. There
are three activities in each mode.
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4. Press the EXIT BUTTON during an
activity to exit and return to the activity
selection screen within the selected mode
of play.
ACTIVITIES
Activities
3. Choose an activity within a mode of play by using the ARROW
BUTTONS or WALL•E’s ROTATABLE HAND CONTROLLERS to
scroll through the options. Press the ENTER BUTTON to confirm.
LETTERS
1. Infrared Letter Location
A capital or small letter will be shown on the
screen. Find the matching capital or small letter
by using the arrow buttons or by turning
WALL•E’s hands. Press enter to confirm.
2. Sort Trash Cubes
A few letters will be shown on the screen. Use
the arrow buttons or turn WALL•E’s hands to
select the letters in alphabetical order. Press
enter to confirm. Alternatively, press the letter
buttons to answer.
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3. Letter Bulbs
Letters will appear in light bulbs one by one
on the screen. Use the letter buttons to type
the letters as fast as you can before they
disappear.
WORDS
An object will be shown at the beginning of
each question. Find the beginning letter by
using the arrow buttons or WALL•E’s hands.
Press enter to confirm. Alternatively, press the
letter buttons to answer.
5. WALL•E’s Collection
WALL•E wants to show EVE an object. Help
WALL•E find it by using the arrow buttons or
by turning WALL•E’s hands. Press enter to
confirm.
Activities
4. Treasure Hunt
6. Letter Cube
A word will be shown at the beginning of each
question then the middle letter will change. Use
the arrow buttons or turn WALL•E’s hands to
change the middle letter to spell the word. Press
enter to confirm.
NUMBERS
7. Collect In Order
Some numbers will be shown on the screen. Use
the arrow buttons or turn WALL•E’s hands to
select the numbers in the correct number order.
Press enter to confirm. Alternatively, press the
number buttons to answer.
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8. Counting
An object will be shown at the beginning of
each question. Count how many of the required
objects are shown on the screen. Press a
number button to answer.
9. Trash Cubes
The required number will be shown at the
beginning of each question. Choose 2 sets
of trash cubes that add up to the required
number. Use the arrow buttons or turn WALL•E’s
hands to select the sets of cubes. Press enter
to confirm.
LOGIC
10.Just Like EVE
EVE will show you a dance at the beginning
of each question. Remember the dance steps
done by EVE. Use the arrow buttons to help
WALL•E repeat the steps in the correct order.
Activities
11.Shapes
Turn WALL•E’s hands to rotate the shape on
the left until it fits the shape on the right. Press
enter to confirm.
12.Escape From M-O
WALL•E is being chased by M-O. Help WALL•E
to open the door and escape by solving the
code. Open the door by selecting the odd one
out. For example, if 3 letters and 1 number are
shown, the number is the odd one out. Use
the arrow buttons or turn WALL•E’s hands to
choose your answer. Press enter to confirm.
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GAMES
13.The Plant
Watch the animation carefully to see which
robot takes the plant away. Use the arrow
buttons or turn WALL•E’s hands to identify the
robot that took the plant. Press enter to confirm.
Alternatively, press the corresponding letter
button to answer.
There are 2 columns of objects falling down.
Turn WALL•E’s hands up to collect the cubes.
Turn WALL•E’s hands down or to the side to
let the other objects fall.
15.Follow EVE
Work out which path EVE will end up on. Use
the arrow buttons or turn WALL•E’s hands to
choose the path before EVE reaches the end.
Activities
14.Collect Cubes
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CARE & MAINTENANCE
2. Keep the unit out of direct sunlight and away from any direct heat
source.
3. Remove the batteries when the unit is not in use for an extended period
of time.
4. Do not drop the unit on hard surfaces and do not expose the unit to
moisture or water.
TROUBLESHOOTING
If for some reason the program/activity stops working or malfunctions,
please follow these steps:
1. Please turn the unit OFF.
2. Interrupt the power supply by removing the batteries.
3. Let the unit stand for a few minutes, then replace the batteries.
4. Turn the unit ON. The unit should now be ready to play again.
5. If the product still does not work, replace with a new set of batteries.
If the problem persists, please call our Consumer Services Department at
1-800-521-2010 in the U.S. or 1-877-352-8697 in Canada, and a service
representative will be happy to help you.
Care & Maintenance / Troubleshooting
1. Keep the unit clean by wiping it with a slightly damp cloth.
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IMPORTANT NOTE:
Note:
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:
Note
Creating and developing WALL•ETM products is accompanied by
a responsibility that we at VTech® take very seriously. We make
every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information which forms
the value of our products. However, errors sometimes can occur.
It is important for you to know that we stand behind our products
and encourage you to call our Consumer Services Department at
1-800-521-2010 in the U.S. or 1-877-352-8697 in Canada, with
any problems and/or suggestions that you might have. A service
representative will be happy to help you.
• 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
Caution : Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the
equipment.
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