VTech KidiBeats Drum Set User`s manual

User’s Manual
KidiBeats Drum Set
TM
© 2012 VTech
Printed in China
91-002733-000 US
CA
Dear Parent,
At VTech®, we know how important the first day of school is for your
child. To help prepare preschoolers for this important event, VTech® has
developed the Preschool Learning™ series of interactive toys.
Preschool Learning™ features fun characters and inviting school themes
that use technology to capture a child’s attention and teach important
preschool skills like spelling, counting and the alphabet. These vital skills
are taught in a way that's both fun and highly engaging to maintain a
child's interest. Children will also be introduced to fun school subjects
such as art class, music class and even recess! With Preschool Learning™,
learning is fun from day one!
At VTech®, we know that a child has the ability to do great things.
That’s why all of our electronic learning products are uniquely designed
to develop a child’s mind and allow them to learn to the best of their
ability. We thank you for trusting VTech® with the important job of
helping your child learn and grow!
Sincerely,
Your friends at VTech®
To learn more about Preschool Learning™ series and other VTech® toys, visit www.vtechkids.com
INTRODUCTION
Thank you for purchasing the VTech® KidiBeats Drum Set™.
CYMBAL
DRUM PAD
FOUR MODE
BUTTONS ON/OFF
BUTTON
Introduction
The KidiBeats Drum Set™ is an interactive musical instrument that
lets you create your own music while learning letters, letter sounds,
counting, memory skills and more. With four modes of play, nine song
styles, fun sound effects, and light-up musical play, there’s no limit to
the amount of fun you can have with the VTech® KidiBeats Drum
Set™.
MUSIC/MUTE
BUTTON
DRUM SOUND
BUTTON
TWO
DRUMSTICKS
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INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE
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One VTech® KidiBeats Drum Set™
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Two drumsticks
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One user’s manual
All packing materials, such as tape, plastic sheets, packaging
locks and tags are not part of this toy, and should be discarded
for your child’s safety.
ATTENTION
Pour la sécurité de votre enfant, débarrassez-vous de tous
les produits d’emballage tels que rubans adhésifs, feuilles de
plastique, attaches et étiquettes. Ils ne font pas partie du jouet.
NOTE: Please keep instruction manual as it contains important
information.
Unlock the packaging locks:
Rotate the packaging locks 90 degrees
counter-clockwise.
GETTING STARTED
WARNING:
Pull out the packaging lock.
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GETTING STARTED
BATTERY INSTALLATION
1. Make sure the unit is turned OFF.
3. Replace the battery cover.
BATTERY NOTICE
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Use new alkaline batteries for maximum performance.
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Use only batteries of the same or equivalent type as recommended.
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Do not mix different types of batteries: alkaline, standard (carbonzinc) or rechargeable (Ni-Cd, Ni-MH), or new and used batteries.
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Do not use damaged batteries.
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Insert batteries with the correct polarity.
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Do not short-circuit the battery terminals.
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Remove exhausted batteries from the toy.
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Remove batteries during long periods of non-use.
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Do not dispose of batteries in fire.
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Do not charge non-rechargeable batteries.
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Remove rechargeable batteries from the toy before charging (if
removable).
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Rechargeable batteries are only to be charged under adult
supervision.
GETTING STARTED
2. Locate the battery cover on the bottom of
the unit. Install 3 new “AA” size (LR6/AM3) batteries following the diagram inside
the battery box.
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A
ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTION
A. Drum body
B. Drum stand
Locate the hole underneath the center
drum. Insert the Drum stand into the hole
and press until it locks in place.
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.
2: Mode Buttons
Press the MODE BUTTONS to choose from
4 modes of play: Free Style, Alphabeats,
Number Jams or Follow Me.
3: MUSIC/MUTE BUTTON
Press the MUSIC/MUTE BUTTON to cycle
through a variety of background music.
Keep pressing the button to reach the end of
the music choices and mute the background
music.
B
PRODUCT ASSEMBLY/PRODUCT FEATURES
PRODUCT ASSEMBLY
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4: Drum Pads
Hit the DRUM PADS to play drum sounds
or other fun sound effects. See details
below under DRUM SOUND BUTTON for
information on the different drum sounds.
Press the DRUM SOUND BUTTON to
change the sound that plays when the drum
pads are hit. Choose between regular drum
sounds, silly sounds, animal sounds, or DJ
sounds.
6: VOLUME CONTROL
Slide the VOLUME CONTROL to switch the
volume between low, medium and high.
ACTIVITIES
5: Drum Sound Button
ACTIVITIES
Free Style
When you enter this mode, a background song will be playing. Hit
the DRUM PADS however you’d like to play along to the song and
add drum sounds. Press the DRUM SOUND BUTTON to change the
drum sound effect that plays when you hit the pads. Press the MUSIC/
MUTE BUTTON to change or mute the background music.
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Alphabeats
Numbers Jams
How fast can you count?! Follow the light as it appears on the drums.
Hit the drum with the light and hear the numbers counted. Keep the
beat and count from 1 to 30, and then back down to 1 again. If you
lose the beat and wait too long, you’ll have to start from 1 again! Press
the DRUM SOUND BUTTON to change the drum sound effect that
plays when you hit the pads. Press the MUSIC/MUTE BUTTON to
change or mute the background music.
Follow Me
This is a memory game. Watch the pattern of lights as they appear on
the drums. Then try to repeat the same pattern. See if you can follow
the pattern while also keeping the rhythm. Each time you complete
a pattern, another light gets added. Test your memory and see if
you can complete a sequence of 8 drums in a row. Press the DRUM
SOUND BUTTON to change the drum sound effect that plays when
you hit the pads. Press the MUSIC/MUTE BUTTON to change or
mute the background music.
CARE & MAINTENANCE
Watch the drums closely! Follow the light as it appears on the drums.
Hit the drum with the light and hear a letter, letter sound, or word.
Keep following the light and work your way from A through Z, and then
back down to A again. Press the DRUM SOUND BUTTON to change
the drum sound effect that plays when you hit the pads. Press the
MUSIC/MUTE BUTTON to change or mute the background music.
CARE & MAINTENANCE
1. Keep the unit clean by wiping it with a slightly damp cloth.
2. Keep the unit out of direct sunlight and heat source.
3. Remove the batteries when the unit is not in use for an extended
period of time.
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4. Do not drop the unit on hard surfaces and do not expose the unit
to moisture or water.
TROUBLESHOOTING
1. 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 back ON. The unit will 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
on 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.
IMPORTANT NOTE:
Creating and developing VTech® preschool learning 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 on at 1-800-521-2010 in the U.S. or 1-877352-8697 in Canada, with any problems and/or suggestions that
you might have. A service representative will be happy to help you.
TROUBLESHOOTING
If for some reason the program/activity stops working or malfunctions,
please follow these steps:
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
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Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
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Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
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Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from
that to which the receiver is connected.
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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.
TROUBLESHOOTING
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:
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