VTech Teach & Travel Animal Train User`s manual

User’s Manual
Teach & Travel
Animal Train
™
© 2004 VTECH
Printed in China
91-2456-000
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™ and other VTech® toys, visit
www.vtechkids.com
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INTRODUCTION
Thank you for purchasing the VTech® Teach & Travel Animal Train™!
CARD STORAGE
COMPARTMENT
CARDS
LIGHT-UP
SMOKESTACK
CARD SLOT
ACTIVITY
BUTTONS
ON/OFF/VOLUME
CONTROL SWITCH
Introduction
Toot-toot! Hop on board the animal express! Along this exciting journey,
you will learn about animals, where they live, the sounds they make
and more! They will also encourage you to explore the alphabet,
numbers and music. Are your engines ready? Let’s roll!
INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE
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One VTech® Teach & Travel Animal Train™
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Thirteen double-sided animal adventure cards and one doublesided number card
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One instruction manual
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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.
GETTING STARTED
BATTERY INSTALLATION
2. Locate the battery cover on the
bottom of the unit. Use a screwdriver
to open the battery cover.
3. Install 2 new “AA” (UM-3/LR6)
batteries into the compartment as
illustrated. (The use of new, alkaline
batteries is recommended for
maximum performance.)
4. Replace the battery cover and make sure it is properly secured.
BATTERY NOTICE
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Install batteries correctly observing the polarity (+,-) signs to avoid
leakage.
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Do not mix old and new batteries.
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Do not use batteries of different types.
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Remove exhausted or new batteries from the unit when the unit
will not be used for an extended period of time.
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Do not dispose of batteries in fire.
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Do not attempt to recharge ordinary batteries.
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The supply terminals are not to be short-circuited.
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Only batteries of the same and equivalent type as recommended
are to be used.
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Getting Started
1. Make sure the unit is OFF.
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WE DO NOT RECOMMEND THE USE OF RECHARGEABLE
BATTERIES.
NOTE: Please remove the demo tag, located on the back of the
product, after the product is taken out of the package. If
the demo tag is still in position when you begin play,
please remove it to activate the normal play mode.
PRODUCT FEATURE
Slide the ON/OFF VOLUME CONTROL
SWITCH to HI or LOW position to turn
the learning toy on.
Slide the ON/OFF VOLUME CONTROL
SWITCH to OFF position to turn the
learning toy off.
Slide the ON/OFF VOLUME CONTROL
SWITCH to HI position to choose the
higher volume or to LOW to choose the
lower volume.
Product Features
1. ON/OFF VOLUME CONTROL SWITCH
2. ACTIVITY BUTTONS
Press the ACTIVITY BUTTONS to
choose an activity.
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3. CARD SLOT
Insert a card into the slot to hear responses.
4. CARD STORAGE COMPARTMENT
AUTOMATIC SHUT-OFF
To preserve battery life, the VTech® Teach & Travel Animal Train™
will automatically turn off after several minutes without input. The unit
can be turned on again by pressing the ON/OFF VOLUME CONTROL
SWITCH.
Activities
Store the cards in the handy storage
compartment.
ACTIVITIES
Free Play Mode
1. Slide the ON/OFF VOLUME CONTROL
SWITCH to HI or LOW position to begin
play.
You will be in Free Play mode
automatically.
2. Insert a card to learn the letter on that
card or animal facts relating to the card.
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MODE 1: Letters and Numbers
1. Press the Letters and Numbers Button to enter this activity.
2. Insert an animal card in the slot to learn the following: Letter of that
card, the animal that begins with that letter, and the sound of the
animal.
3. Insert the number card to learn counting. For example, you will
hear “Five zebras. Let’s count to five! One, two, three, four, five!”
MODE 2: Animal Facts
2. Insert an animal card in the slot and you will learn animal
characteristics, their habitat, the name of their young, the food they
eat, and the sounds they make.
3. Insert the number card to learn numbers and hear fun animal
sounds.
MODE 3: Quiz
Activities
1. Press the Animal Facts Button to enter this activity.
1. Press the Quiz Button to enter this
activity.
2. You will be asked to find a certain animal.
For example, you will hear “Which animal
begins with the letter Z?”
“Which animal
begins with the
letter Z?”
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3. If a correct animal card is inserted, you will be rewarded with a
positive response.
4. If an incorrect animal card is inserted, you will be given some hints
to help you find the answer.
5. If you answer incorrectly three times, the correct answer will be
given. Then a new question will be asked.
6. There are multiple correct answers to some of the animal fact
questions. If one of these questions is asked, the toy will accept
any one of several cards as a correct answer on the first try. See
the list below for a breakdown of these questions:
Multiple Correct Answers
Activities
Question
Which animal lives in a swamp?
Frog
Iguana
Newt
Snake
Alligator
Which animal lives in the desert?
Camel
Iguana
Snake
Bat
Which animal lives in the ocean?
Dolphin
Jellyfish
Urchin
Whale
Xiphias
Turtle
Which animal lives in the grasslands?
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Elephant
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Kangaroo
Lion
Rabbit
Zebra
Horse
Which animal lives in the pond?
Frog
Iguana
Snake
Alligator
Newt
Monkey
Activities
Which animal lives In the trees?
Quail
Vulture
Snake
Owl
Which animal lives in the woods?
Snake
Owl
Porcupine
Which animal has scaly skin?
Alligator
Snake
Which animal has great hearing?
Rabbit
Owl
Bat
Which animal lays eggs?
Alligator
Urchin
Frog
Iguana
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Jellyfish
Newt
Owl
Quail
Snake
Turtle
Goose
Which animal has a blowhole?
Dolphin
Whale
Which animal has four legs?
Alligator
Elephant
Frog
Horse
Iguana
Newt
Activities
Camel
Porcupine
Rabbit
Yak
Zebra
Turtle
Lion
Which animal has webbed feet?
Alligator
Frog
Goose
Iguana
Turtle
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Newt
Which animal eats fish?
Alligator
Dolphin
Jellyfish
Whale
Xiphias
Which animal eats insects?
Iguana
Bat
Frog
Goose
Quail
Snake
Which animal eats plants?
Camel
Iguana
Kangaroo
Activities
Newt
Porcupine
Turtle
Urchin
Elephant
Goose
Horse
Rabbit
Yak
Zebra
Which animal eats grass?
Elephant
Rabbit
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Yak
Zebra
Camel
Goose
Horse
Iguana
Kangaroo
Porcupine
Quail
Turtle
Lion
Owl
Vulture
Alligator
7. You can enjoy various melodies by inserting the Number Card.
Activities
Which animal eats meat?
Melody list:
Index
Name
Song 1
Alphabet Song
Song 2
Animal Fair
Song 3
Big Rock Candy Mountains
Song 4
I’ve Been Working on the Railroad
Song 5
The Entertainer
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1. Keep the unit clean by wiping it with a slightly damp cloth.
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 onto a hard surface and do not expose the
unit to moisture or water.
TROUBLESHOOTING
If for some reason the program/activity stops working, then 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 will now be ready to play again.
5. If the unit still does not work, replace with an entire set of new
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
CARE & MAINTENANCE
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Creating and developing 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 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.
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:
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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
Other Information
IMPORTANT NOTE:
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NOTE:
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Rperation is
subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not
cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any
interference received, including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Other Information
Cet appareil numérique de la classe b est conforme à la norme
NMB-003 du Canada.
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