VTech Stack & Discover Rings User`s manual

User's Manual
Stack & Discover Rings™
© 2003 VTech
Printed in China
91-01581-007
Dear Parent:
Ever notice the look on your baby’s face when they learn something
new through their own discovery? These self-accomplished
moments are a parent’s greatest reward. To help fulfill them, VTech®
created the Smart Start® series of toys.
These unique interactive learning toys directly respond to what
children do naturally - play! Using innovative technology, these
toys react to baby’s interactions, making each play experience fun
and unique as they learn age-appropriate concepts like first words,
numbers, shapes, colors and music. More importantly, VTech®‘s
Smart Start® toys develop baby’s mental and physical abilities by
inspiring, engaging and teaching.
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 Smart Start® and other VTech® toys, visit
www.vtech.com
INTRODUCTION
Thank you for purchasing the VTech® Stack & Discover Rings™
learning toy!
COUNTING MODE
FLASHING LIGHTS
3 STACKING RINGS
STACKING MODE
Introduction
The VTech® Stack & Discover Rings™ learning toy is an interactive
stacking toy for infants 9 months and up. Randomly select the mode of
play by turning the unit around and around so that each pole has a
chance to be stacked upon. The three colorful rings are easy to grasp
and stack on the four poles and will provide hours of fun while
developing valuable fine motor and coordination skills.
MUSIC MODE
POLE SENSORS
ON/OFF/VOLUME
CONTROL SWITCH
SOUND MODE
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INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE
- One VTech® Stack & Discover Rings™ learning toy
- Three stacking rings
- One stacking pole (for assembly)
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
ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS
1. Remove the leg from the packaging.
Place the stacker on a flat surface with
the three poles supporting it.
Instructions & Activities
- One instruction manual
2. Insert the pole into the recessed area.
The pole should snap into place. Gently
pull on the pole to ensure that it is
attached securely to the unit. Once the
pole is snapped into place it cannot be
removed.
Note: Adult assembly is recommended.
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BATTERY INSTALLATION
1. Make sure the unit is turned OFF.
3. Install 2 new “AA” (UM-3/LR6) batteries
following the diagram inside the battery
box. (The use of new alkaline batteries
is recommended for maximum
performance.)
4. Replace the battery cover and tighten
the screw to secure the battery cover.
BATTERY NOTICE
•
Install batteries correctly observing the polarity ( +, - ) signs to
avoid leakage.
•
Do not mix old and new batteries.
•
Do not use batteries of different types.
•
Remove exhausted or new batteries from the equipment when the
unit will not be used for an extended period of time.
•
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.
Instructions & Activities
2. Locate the battery cover on the back of
one of the poles. Use a screwdriver to
loosen the screw.
WE DO NOT RECOMMEND THE USE OF RECHARGEABLE
BATTERIES.
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PRODUCT FEATURES
1. ON/OFF VOLUME CONTROL SWITCH
) position. To turn the
VOLUME (
unit OFF, slide the ON/OFF VOLUME
CONTROL SWITCH to the OFF ( )
position.
2. AUTOMATIC SHUT-OFF
To preserve battery life, the VTech ®
Stack & Discover Rings™ learning toy
will automatically power-down after
several minutes without input. The
stacker can be turned on again by
pressing any of the sensors on the pole
that are pointing upwards or by changing
the modes.
Instructions & Activities
To turn the unit ON, slide the ON/OFF
VOLUME CONTROL SWITCH to the
LOW VOLUME (
) or the HIGH
3. FOUR MODES OF PLAY
The four modes of play include Counting, Stacking, Sounds and
Music. The pole that is pointing upwards selects the mode.
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ACTIVITIES
1. Once the mode has been selected, stack the rings to hear a
response related to the selected mode. When all three rings are
stacked on the pole, you will hear a rewarding sound effect or
phrase. The lights will flash with all sound responses.
“One. Two.Three.”
2. In the music mode, stack the rings will activate a melody while the
animal SFX jamming into the melody. Adding rings while a melody
is playing to jam more animals SFX into the melody. Removing
rings while a melody is playing will remove the animal SFX.
Instructions & Activities
“Stack up the rings
and count to three!”
“Grab the rings and
play a song!”
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3. Press the sensors on the supporting poles to hear random phrases,
sounds, short tunes and melodies.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Ring Around the Rosie
Farmer in the Dell
Hickory Dickory Dock
Row Row Row Your Boat
Yankee Doodle
A-Tisket A-Tasket
Instructions & Activities
MELODY LIST
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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, 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.
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If the product 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 1-800-267-7377 in Canada, and a
service representative will be happy to help you.
For information on this product warranty, please call VTech® at 1-800521-2010 in the U.S. or 1-800-267-7377 in Canada.
If you misplace any of the rings, you can contact our Consumer Services
Department at 1-800-521-2010 in the U.S. or 1-800-267-7737 in
Canada, and a service representative would be happy to replace them.
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 generates and uses radio frequency energy and if not
installed and used properly, that is, in strict accordance with the
manufacturer’s instructions, it may cause interference to radio and
television reception. It has been type tested and found to comply within
the limits for a Class B computing device in accordance with the
specifications in Sub-part J of Part 15 FCC Rules, which are designed
to provide reasonable protection against such interference in a
residential installation. However, there is no guarantee that interference
will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause
interference with 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:
•
Reorient the receiving antenna
•
Relocate this product with respect to the receiver
•
Move this product away from the receiver
Other Info
Creating and developing Smart Start® 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 1-800521-2010 in the U.S., or 1-800-267-7377 in Canada with any
problems and/or suggestions that you might have. A service
representative will be happy to help you.
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