VTech Tablet Notebook User`s manual

INTRODUCTION
Thank you for buying the VTech® Touch Tablet™. The VTech® Touch Tablet™ is the
coolest way to take your learning on the go - just detach the hi-tech touch screen and go!
Cruise through 121 arcade-style activities that sharpen your skills in English, Spanish,
math, science, social studies, and more. There’s even a cool recording feature you can use
to practice speaking Spanish. The Touch Tablet™ is loaded with other cool features, such
as tools to store personal info, bonus activity cartridges, a CD-ROM with expansion activities,
and even a USB cable for PC connection. Plus, the Progress Report lets you know how
much you’ve learned. With the Touch Tablet™, you can take your learning fun to a whole
new level!
Reset
Button
Touch Pen Slot
Volume/
Contrast
Buttons
Screen
Release Knobs
Quick Access
Category Buttons
Demo Button
Computer Keyboard
Touch Pen
ON/OFF Button
Desktop Software
& Expansion
Activities CD
USB PC
Connection Cable
4 Activity
Cartridges
INTRODUCTION
Cartridge Slot
Backup
Battery
Progress
Report Button
Cursor Pad
Lock Button
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INSTRUCTIONS & ACTIVITIES
INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE
• VTech® Touch Tablet™
• 4 bonus activity cartridges: Geography Quiz, History Hints, Spanish Spelling and Story
Teller
• User's manual
• USB PC connection cable
• Desktop software & expansion activities CD-ROM
• Touch pen
INSTRUCTIONS & ACTIVITIES
WARNING:
All packing materials such as tape, plastic sheets, wire ties and tags are not part of
this product and should be discarded for your child’s safety.
GETTING STARTED
POWER SOURCE
The Touch Tablet™ operates on 4 “AA” size batteries (UM-3/LR6) or a VTech® 9V adaptor
(sold separately).
BATTERY INSTALLATION
1. Make sure the unit is turned OFF.
2. Locate the battery cover on the bottom of the detachable screen and open it.
3. Insert 4 new “AA” batteries (UM-3/LR6) as illustrated.
RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES ARE NOT RECOMMENDED.
4. Close the battery cover.
NOTE: For best performance, remove all factory-installed batteries and use new, alkaline
batteries.
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Important: When replacing the 4 “AA” size batteries, make sure the backup batteries are
in the unit. Otherwise you will lose any information stored on the unit.
BACKUP BATTERY INSTALLATION
Your Touch Tablet™ comes with a backup battery already installed. To avoid damage to
the unit from leaky batteries, replace the backup battery at least once a year.
TO REPLACE THE BACKUP BATTERY
1. Make sure the unit is OFF.
2. Using a small cross-head screwdriver, loosen the battery cover.
3. Insert 1 CR2032 size battery as illustrated.
Important: While replacing the backup battery, the 4 “AA” size batteries
must be kept in the unit. Otherwise, you will lose any saved
information.
STANDARD FOR BATTERY TOYS
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Do not try to recharge non-rechargeable batteries;
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Rechargeable batteries are to be removed from the toy before being charged;
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Rechargeable batteries are only to be charged under adult supervision;
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Do not mix different types of batteries; Do not mix new and used batteries;
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Only use batteries of the recommended or equivalent type;
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Always insert batteries properly matching the plus (+) and minus (-) signs;
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Batteries that have run out of energy must be removed from the toy;
•
Do not short-circuit the supply terminals;
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Do not use more batteries than recommended;
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Remove batteries from the toy if it will not be used for an extended period of time.
INSTRUCTIONS & ACTIVITIES
4. Close the battery cover and tighten the screws to secure it.
AC-DC ADAPTOR
Use a VTech® adaptor or any other standard adaptor that complies with EN61558 DC 9V
300mA
center-positive adaptor.
CONNECTING THE ADAPTOR
1. Make sure the unit is OFF.
2. Locate the adaptor jack on the side of the unit.
3. Insert the adaptor plug into the unit’s adaptor jack.
4. Plug the adaptor into a wall outlet.
5. Turn the unit ON.
NOTE: When the toy is not going to be in use for an extended period of time, unplug the
adaptor.
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STANDARD FOR TOYS WITH ADAPTORS
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The toy is not intended for use by children under 3 years old;
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Use only the recommended adaptor with the toy;
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The adaptor is not a toy;
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Never clean a plugged-in toy with liquid;
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Never use more than 1 adaptor;
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Do not leave the toy plugged in for extended periods of time.
INSTRUCTIONS & ACTIVITIES
NOTICE TO PARENTS
Regularly examine the adaptor, checking for damage to the cord, plug, transformer or other
parts. Do not use the adaptor if there is any damage to it. The demo tag should detach
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.
CARTRIDGE
To play one of the included cartridge games, turn the unit
ON and insert the cartridge into the cartridge slot on the
right side of the unit.
DETACHABLE SCREEN
Your Touch Tablet™ features a detachable screen that can be used as a portable tablet,
along with the touch pen. To detach the screen, grasp the two screen release knobs on the
bottom front of the screen, and slide them away from each other in the direction of the
arrows. Pull the screen upward to remove it from the keyboard.
PRODUCT FEATURES
PLAY MODES
In the Touch Tablet™ you can choose from 8 different categories of play and learning:
• Foreign Language (Spanish)
• Word Fun
• Math & Logic
• Science
• Social Studies
• Game Zone
• Creative Studio
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• Cool Tools
Press
on the keyboard to switch between one-player and two-player modes.
The activities that can be played with two players are:
Dots & Boxes
Balloon Blow Out
Number Battle
TURNING THE UNIT ON AND OFF
Pressing
will turn the unit ON. Pressing
again will turn the unit OFF.
When the unit is turned ON, you will see a short opening scene and enter the Main Menu.
Here, activities will cycle onto and off the screen automatically. You can choose an activity
in one of these ways:
1) Press
when you see an activity you like.
2) Use the cursor pad to cycle through the activities by clicking on the arrows on the right
side of the screen. Press
or the left cursor button to choose an activity.
3) Use the touch pen to cycle through the activities by touching the arrows on the right
side of the screen. To select an activity, press
or touch the activity title
PRODUCT FEATURES
ACTIVITY SELECTION:
with the pen.
4) Type the activity number and press
.
If you press a category key (such as ‘Word Fun’), the menu will jump to the first activity of
that category. An activity can then be chosen in the above ways.
LEVEL SELECTION
Pressing
will take you to the level selection screen. Use the arrow keys, cursor
pad, touch pen or keyboard to select level 1(easy), 2 (medium) or 3 (hard).
ANSWER
In most activities, the answer will be provided after a certain number of tries.
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CONTRAST BUTTON
To adjust the darkness of the screen, press the Contrast Button and use the touch pen,
cursor pad, or arrow keys to choose the desired level.
VOLUME BUTTON
To adjust the volume, press the Volume Button and use the touch pen, cursor pad, or
arrow keys to choose the desired level.
PRODUCT FEATURES
CURSOR PAD
Use the cursor pad to control the movement of the cursor on the screen. To select an
object, press the left cursor pad button.
KEYBOARD LAYOUT
Your Touch Tablet™ has a full typing keyboard that doubles as a music keyboard. It also
features the function keys described below.
FUNCTION KEYS:
Press this button to see a short preview of your Touch Tablet™.
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Press this button to see how you’re doing in each learning category.
Esc:
Press this key to exit an activity.
Level:
Press this key to set the difficulty level (easy, medium or hard).
Caps Lock:
Press this key to type in capital letters. Press it again to switch to
small letters.
Shift:
Hold this key down to type capital letters. You can also use this key to
use the alternate functions of certain keys. These functions are marked
on the keys in a different color.
Status/Help:
Press this key for information about the current activity.
Answer:
Press this key to see the correct answer to a question.
Repeat:
Press this key to repeat an instruction or a question.
Hint:
Press this key for help with a question. Your score will be lowered
when you use this key.
Sym.:
Press this key to use the symbol menu. Use the touch pen to click on a
symbol.
Space Bar:
Press this key to type a space between words or characters.
Cartridge
PRODUCT FEATURES
Press one of these buttons to jump to the first activity of the selected category.
: Press this key to play cartridge games: Spanish Spelling, Story
Teller, Geography Quiz and History Hints.
Player:
Press this key to select one- or two-player mode.
Arrow Keys:
Press these keys to move the cursor up, down, right or left.
Enter:
Press this key to enter an answer or choice.
Delete:
Press this key to delete the last action, letter or character.
Backspace:
Press this key to erase the character to the left of the cursor.
Letter Keys:
Press these keys to enter letters in letter and word-related activities.
Number Keys:
Press these keys to enter numbers in number activities.
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Musical Note Keys: Press these keys to enter music notes in music-related activities.
HOT KEYS
Press this key to enter the Personal Profile activity.
Press this key to enter the Word Processor activity.
PRODUCT FEATURES
Press this key to enter the Card Maker activity.
Press this key to enter the Phone Book activity.
Press this key to enter the Calculator activity.
Press this key to enter the Saving Calculator activity.
Press this key to enter the Alarm Clock activity.
Press this key to enter the Calendar activity.
Press this key to enter the Book Finder activity.
Press this key to access the Screen Saver function.
Press this key to turn the Background Music On and Off.
Press this key to enter the Word Translator activity.
Press this key to enter the CD Download function.
Press this key to connect to a printer and print files.
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TOUCH STRIP
Your Touch Tablet™ has an LCD screen with a touch strip at the bottom. You can access
certain activities and functions by touching the touch strip with the touch pen.
Touch this space to exit an activity.
Touch this space to repeat an instruction or a question.
Touch this space to get help with a question.
Touch this space to see the correct answer to a question.
Touch this space to see the onscreen keyboard.
PRODUCT FEATURES
Touch this space for information about the current activity.
Touch this space to set the difficulty level (easy, medium or hard).
Touch this space to move the cursor back a space.
Touch this space to move the cursor to the left.
Touch this space to move the cursor to the right.
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Touch this space to move the cursor up.
Touch this space to move the cursor down.
Touch this space to enter an answer or choice.
VOICE MATE
PRODUCT FEATURES
Your Touch Tablet™ is equipped with the Voice Mate feature, a built-in recording system
that provides a great way to improve your foreign language skills and express your creativity.
Voice Mate appears automatically in certain foreign language activities. Click the onscreen
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“Record” icon
to try your hand at Spanish pronunciation, and compare your recording
to the given pronunciation. To hear your recording, click the onscreen “Play” icon
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AUTO POWER OFF
To preserve battery power, the Touch Tablet™ will automatically shut off after several
minutes of inactivity. You can turn the unit back ON by pressing
.
ACTIVITIES
Activity No. Activity Name
Category
Activity Description
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Spanish Letters
Foreign
Language
Choose a letter to hear its Spanish
pronunciation. You can also click the
Record icon to record your own reading
and compare.
2
Spanish Words
Foreign
Language
Choose an English word to learn what it
means in Spanish. You can also click the
Record icon to record your own reading
and compare.
3
Word Match
Foreign
Language
Choose the English word that matches
the Spanish word at the top of the screen.
Use the cursor pad, arrow keys, or touch
pen to answer.
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Phrase Teacher
Foreign
Language
Choose a short English sentence to learn
what it means in Spanish. You can also
click the Record icon to record your
own reading and compare.
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Phrase Match
Foreign
Language
Match each Spanish sentence with its
English translation. Use the cursor pad,
arrow keys, or touch pen to answer.
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Spanish Chat
Foreign
Language
Choose a chat and watch the pictures to
learn what is being said. Click the
translator key to switch between English
and Spanish. You can also click the
Record icon to record your own reading
and compare.
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Let’s Chat
Foreign
Language
You will see part of a chat in Spanish.
Use the chats you learned in the “Spanish
Chat” activity to choose the phrase that
comes next.
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Spanish Singular Foreign
Language
Find the singular form of the plural
Spanish word at the top of the screen.
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Spanish Plural
Find the plural form of the singular
Spanish word at the top of the screen.
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Spanish Strikeout Foreign
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Word Strikeout
Foreign
Language
ACTIVITIES
Your Touch Tablet™ offers a total of 125 activities including 4 activities from bonus cartridges.
Language
Word Fun
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16
Grammar Blanks
Word Fun
56
Nature Blanks
Science
69
Earth Strikeout
Science
70
Science Strikeout
Science
79
Land Traveler
Social Studies
80
Globe Guess
Social Studies
81
History Strikeout
Social Studies
82
History Blanks
Social Studies
11
Language Quiz
Foreign
ACTIVITIES
Language
17
Word Quiz
Word Fun
18
Grammar Quiz
Word Fun
57
Earth Trivia
Science
58
Science Smarts
Science
59
Creature Quiz
Science
83
Word Trivia
Social Studies
84
World Whiz
Social Studies
85
History Quiz
Social Studies
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Syllable Sort
Word Fun
20
Grammar Syallables Word Fun
50
Space Syllables
Science
51
Science Syllables
Science
52
Syllable Whiz
Science
71
Geography Syllables Social Studies
72
Find the Syllable
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History Syllables
Social Studies
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World Syllables
Social Studies
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Spanish Scramble
Foreign
Use the touch pen, arrow keys, or
number keys to answer each question.
Press Enter to enter your answer.
Read the clue and click on the
correct word blocks to build the
answer.
Social Studies
Language
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Read the clue, and type the answer.
Correct letters will appear on the
screen, and incorrect ones will use up
your chances to answer. Press the
Repeat key to see the clue again.
Press the Symbol key to type Spanish
characters.
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Word Scramble
Word Fun
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Nature Knowledge
Science
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Science Scramble
Science
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Earth Scramble
Science
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Globe Scramble
Social Studies
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History Mix-Up
Social Studies
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History Scramble
Social Studies
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Land Scramble
Social Studies
Use the clue at the top of the screen
to unscramble the word. Type the
letters of the word in the right order,
and press Enter. Hurry, there is a time
limit! Press the Symbol key to type
Spanish characters.
Magic Pixels
Foreign
Language
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Word Dots
Word Fun
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Grammar Pix
Word Fun
60
Earth Pix
Science
61
Science Bits
Science
62
Nature Dots
Science
86
Geography Pix
Social Studies
87
History Bits
Social Studies
88
History Hodgepodge Social Studies
89
Geography Dots
Social Studies
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Vocabulary Clues
Word Fun
63
Space Clues
Science
64
Science Sleuth
Science
65
Nature Hints
Science
90
Geography Clues
Social Studies
91
Globe Facts
Social Studies
92
History Detective
Social Studies
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Meaning Match
Word Fun
66
Science Match
Science
67
Creature Match
Science
68
Earth Match
Science
93
Geography Match
Social Studies
94
Geography Galore
Social Studies
95
History Match
Social Studies
96
History Pair-Up
Social Studies
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Alphabet Racer
Word Fun
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Word Whack-O
Word Fun
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Math Whack-O
Read each clue, and type each answer
before it fades in. Hurry, time is running
out! Press the Symbol key to type
Spanish characters.
Read each clue and guess the answer.
Each puzzle has three to five clues.
Type the answer using the keyboard.
Find the correct match for the word at
the top of the screen. Use the arrow
keys to find an answer, and press
Enter. How many can you answer
before time runs out?
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Click on the word that comes next in
alphabetical order. The more correct
words you choose, the more points you
score!
Use the touch pen to click the letters
that complete the word, or the
Math and Logic numbers that complete the equation.
Click fast, before the answers
disappear!
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ACTIVITIES
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27
Spelling Snake
Word Fun
36
Math Snake
Math and Logic
14
Letter Lander
Foreign
Language
28
Spelling Catch
Word Fun
37
Math Grabber
Math and Logic
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Antonym Match
Word Fun
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Synonym Match
Word Fun
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Homonym Match
Word Fun
Use the arrow keys to control the
snake. Eat only the letters that
complete the word, or the numbers that
complete the equation. If the snake
touches the wall, itself or a wrong
answer, you lose a turn. You have three
turns to get as many correct answers
as possible.
Use the arrow keys to move the cart
left and right. Catch only the letters that
complete the word, or the numbers that
complete the equation.
Click on the cards to flip them over,
and match up the pairs. When you
match all six cards, a new board will
appear. Hurry, there is a time limit!
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Verb Tense Match
Word Fun
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Grammar Match
Word Fun
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Math Memory
Math and Logic
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What’s Missing?
Word Fun
The same letter or letters are missing
from all three words. Type the letter(s),
and press the Enter key. Press the Hint
key to see one of the correct letters.
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Which Sign?
Math and Logic
Use the touch pen or arrow keys to
choose the right sign: greater than (>),
less than (<), or equals (=). How many
equations can you complete before
time runs out?
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Dial-a-Sign
Math and Logic
Turn each set of numbers into a correct
equation by using the dials. Use the left
and right arrow keys to choose a dial;
then use the up and down arrow keys
to turn it. Time is limited, so act fast!
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Clever Bricks
Math and Logic
Click on bricks that are next to each
other and add up to the target sum.
Hurry, this is a timed game!
Logic Sequence
Math and Logic
Type the letter or number that
completes each pattern.
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Number Battle
Math and Logic
This is a 2-player game. You can play
against a friend or the computer. Player
1 picks a number from the highlighted
row. Player 2 chooses a number from
the same column as the number picked
by player 1. The game goes on until all
the numbers have been picked. The
player with the most points wins!
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Dots & Boxes
Math and Logic
This is a 2-player game. You can play
against a friend or the computer. Take
turns drawing a line by clicking on two
dots. A player who completes the fourth
side of a box earns a point, and gets
an extra turn. The player who makes
the most boxes wins.
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Balloon Blow Out
Math and Logic
This is a 2-player game. You can play
against a friend or the computer. Take
turns popping 1 to 4 balloons. Click on
the Pass icon
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or the Space bar to
skip your turn. The one who pops the
last balloon loses.
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Shape Finder
Math and Logic
How many triangles, circles, squares,
or rectangles you can find in the
picture? Hint: some shapes are inside
other shapes!
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ACTIVITIES
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Number Maze
Math and Logic
Every space in the maze is marked with
a number. When you are on a space,
you can only move that number of
spaces in any direction. You cannot
move off the board. Can you leave the
maze before time runs out?
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Cluster Cubes
Math and Logic
Click on cubes with the same pattern
to make them disappear. When no
more cubes can be grouped, the game
is over.
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Name That Tune
Game Zone
Choose the correct name for each song.
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Chain Link
Game Zone
Pair up blocks to make them disappear.
Pairs must be next to each other, or
you must be able to draw a line
between them. See if you can clear the
board!
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Typing Tutor
Game Zone
Get your typing skills in shape! Words
will scroll out from right to left. Quickly
type the whole word before it reaches
the other side of the screen.
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Match Box
Game Zone
Use the touch pen to slide the boxes
down the screen. When you move
matching boxes next to each other, they
will disappear. Can you clear the board?
Apple Catch
Game Zone
Use the arrow keys to help the little guy
catch the falling apples. How many
apples can you catch before time runs
out?
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Music Mixer
Creative Studio
Choose a song, and use the on-screen
icons to change the song’s instruments
and tempo.
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Music Composer
Creative Studio
Use the music notes on the keyboard
to create a song. Click on the arrows
to change musical instruments.
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Follow the Notes
Creative Studio
Repeat the music notes you hear by
pressing the note keys on the keyboard
or clicking the notes on the screen.
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Face Maker
Creative Studio
Click the on-screen icons to create
a face. Save the face you created by
clicking the middle icon at the bottom
of the screen.
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Card Maker
Creative Studio
Press
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to enter the Card Maker
activity. Make your own greeting cards
by choosing a picture and typing a
greeting. Click on the Save icon
to
save your file. Click on the Upload icon
to transfer files to a PC. Click on
the Trash icon
to delete files. Click
to print files via
on the Print icon
your PC.
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Picture Fun
Creative Studio
Choose a picture. Shade in your picture
by choosing from the palette on the
right and clicking on the different areas
of the picture.
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Book Finder
Cool Tools
Press
to enter the Book Finder
activity. Do you like to read? We have
a whole list of reading suggestions you
might enjoy. You can even choose them
based on your favorite subject.
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Calculator
Cool Tools
Press
to enter the Calculator
activity. Use the on-screen keys or the
keyboard to add, subtract, multiply, and
divide. Store numbers in the memory
with the on-screen memory keys.
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Cool Tools
Press
to enter the Phone Book
activity. Enter a name, phone number,
birthday, and e-mail address for each
of your friends. Choose a picture for
each name. Click the Save icon to
save your info. You can also upload
your files to a PC or print them.
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Personal Profile
Cool Tools
Press
to enter the Personal
Profile activity. Type your name, phone
number, email address, and choose a
picture. Press the Esc key to save your
info and return to the main menu.
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Phone Book
Progress Report
Cool Tools
The Progress Report shows how well
you are doing in each learning
category.
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Saving Calculator
Cool Tools
Press
to enter the Saving
Calculator activity. The Saving
Calculator helps plan your savings.
Enter an amount of money to save,
then enter an amount of time in
days, weeks, or months. The calculator
will tell you how much to save each day/
week/ month, to reach your goal.
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CD Download
Cool Tools
Press
to enter the CD Download
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Screen Saver
Cool Tools
Press
to access the Screen
Saver function. Choose a screen saver
for your laptop.
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Calendar
Cool Tools
Press
ACTIVITIES
activity. Use the USB cable to connect
to a PC and download bonus activity
data from the included CD-ROM.
to enter the Calendar
activity. You can set the date on your
laptop.
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Alarm Clock
Cool Tools
Press
to enter the Alarm Clock
activity. In this activity you can set the
notebook’s time and alarm.
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Voice Message
Cool Tools
Click the Record icon to record a voice
message to play when your laptop
starts up.
Note: any recording in other activities
will erase your start-up message.
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Word Processor
Cool Tools
Press
to enter the Word
PC CONNECTION
Processor activity. Use the keyboard to
type text, and click on the Save icon
to save your file. Click on the Upload
icon
to transfer files to a PC. Click
on the Trash icon
to delete files after
connecting to a PC. Click on the Print
to print files via your PC. You
icon
can also click on the New icon
to
create a new file, and click on
to
review files you have saved.
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Joke Fun
Cool Tools
Heard any good jokes lately? Try these!
Read the joke and click on the
“Answer” icon for a laugh.
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Word Translator
Cool Tools
Press
to enter the Word
Processor activity. Choose a word to
see its translation in Spanish or English.
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Cartridge Geography Quiz
History Hints
Spanish Spelling
Story Teller
Cool Tools
The unit offers 4 bonus cartridges
with additional activities:
Geography Quiz, History Hints,
Spanish Spelling, and Story Teller.
PC CONNECTION
Your VTech® Touch Tablet™ can connect to a personal computer through the included
USB cable and PC connection program. You can use the PC connection to upload or print
files created in the Word Processor, Card Maker, and Phone Book activities of your
Touch Tablet™. You can also use the PC connection to download extra activity data from
the included CD-ROM.
Note: Make sure to install the VTech® Laptop PC Program prior to making the USB cable
connection.
Hardware Requirements
In order to use the PC connection feature, your PC must meet these minimum requirements:
Computer/Processor
Computer with a 486/66-megahertz (MHz) processor or higher (Pentium processor is
recommended)
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Memory (RAM requirements depend on the operating system
used)
Windows 98:
16 MB of RAM minimum
Windows 98 Second Edition: 16 MB of RAM minimum
Windows 2000:
32 MB of RAM minimum
Windows Me Edition:
32 MB of RAM minimum
Windows XP:
64 MB of RAM minimum
Free Hard Disk Space
35MB
Drive
CD-ROM drive
Display
Super VGA (800 x 600) or higher-resolution monitor with
256 colors
Peripherals
Mouse or compatible pointing device
Operating System
Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, Windows Me, Windows 2000
or Windows XP
To install the PC connection program, insert the PC connection CD-ROM into your CDROM drive. If installation does not start automatically, please follow the following steps:
select the Run option on the taskbar Start Menu and type: D:\setup.exe
(Note: If “D:” is not your CD-ROM drive, replace “D:” with your CD-ROM drive.)
Uninstall
To uninstall the PC connection program, click the Add/Remove Programs icon in the Control
Panel, and choose “VTech® Laptop PC Program” to remove.
Operating Tips
PC CONNECTION
Installation
1. Connect the USB cable to a USB port on your PC.
2. Connect the other end of the USB cable to the USB port on your VTech® Touch Tablet™.
Make sure the USB cable is securely connected to both machines.
3. On your PC, run the VTech® Laptop PC Program. To upload files to your PC, use the
onscreen icons in the Word Processor, Card Maker, and Phone Book activities of the
Touch Tablet™. Please note that if you revise the files on your PC using other
applications, you will not be able to download them back to your Touch Tablet™.
4. After you have uploaded files from your Touch Tablet™ to your PC, you can download
them back to the Touch Tablet™ by using the "Download" icon at the bottom of the PC
program window.
5. In the PC program window, click the “Delete” icon to delete any Phone Book, Word
Processor and Card Maker files you no longer need.
6. Before printing files, make sure your printer is turned on and the page setup of the
printer matches the files you want to print. To print files, use the onscreen "Print" icon in
the Word Processor, Card Maker and Phone Book activities of your Touch Tablet™.
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7. Click the Unplug or Eject Hardware icon on the bottom right to properly disconnect the
USB connection on Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Me before turning off
the Touch Tablet™ or disconnecting the USB cable. As for Windows 98, close the
VTech® Laptop PC Program before turning off the Touch Tablet™ or disconnecting
the USB cable.
CARE & MAINTENANCE
1. Keep your Touch Tablet™ clean by wiping it with a slightly damp cloth. Never use
solvents or abrasives.
2. Keep it out of direct sunlight and away from direct sources of heat.
3. Remove the batteries when not using it for an extended period of time.
CARE & MAINTENANCE
4. Avoid dropping it. NEVER try to dismantle it.
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5. Always keep the Touch Tablet™ away from water.
TROUBLESHOOTING
1. If your Touch Tablet™ stops working or does not turn on:
•
Check your batteries. Make sure the batteries are fresh and properly installed.
•
Insert the tip of a paper clip (or a similar object without a sharp tip) into the small hole on
the top left of the unit labeled “Reset.”
Note: After resetting, you will lose any stored data, and default settings will be restored.
If you are still having problems, visit our website at www.vtechkids.com for troubleshooting
tips.
2. If when pressing the On/Off button, nothing happens:
•
Make sure your unit is plugged in.
•
If you are using batteries, check to see that they are aligned correctly.
3. If you turn the unit on, but cannot see anything on the screen:
•
Adjust the contrast switch to adjust the darkness of the screen.
4. If you can’t hear any sound:
•
Adjust the volume switch to adjust the sound level of the speaker.
5. If the screen is frozen and not responding to any input:
•
Use the tip of a paper clip (or a similar object without a sharp tip) to gently press the
Reset button.
6. If you experience a problem with the USB connection:
•
Disconnect the USB cable from both the Touch Tablet™ and the PC, and reconnect it
again.
•
If you continue to experience problems, turn off both the Touch Tablet™ and PC, and
restart them again.
TECHNICAL SUPPORT
If you have a problem that cannot be solved by using this manual, we encourage you to
visit us online or contact our Consumer Services Department with any problems and/or
suggestions that you might have. A support representative will be happy to assist you.
Before requesting support, please be ready to provide or include the information below:
TROUBLESHOOTING / TECHNICAL SUPPORT
•
• The name of your product or model number (The model number is typically located on
the back or bottom of your product.)
• The actual error message or problem you are experiencing.
• The actions you took right before the error message or problem occurred.
Internet: www.vtechkids.com
Phone: 1-800-521-2010 in the U.S. or 1-877-352-8697 in Canada
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OTHER INFO
VTech® Electronics North America, L.L.C. and its suppliers assume no responsibility for
any damage or loss resulting from the use of this handbook. VTech® Electronics North
America, L.L.C. and its suppliers assume no responsibility for any loss or claims by third
parties that may arise through the use of this software. VTech® Electronics North America,
L.L.C. and its suppliers assume no responsibility for any damage or loss caused by deletion
of data as a result of malfunction, dead battery, or repairs. Be sure to make backup copies
of important data on other media to protect against data loss.
COMPANY: VTech® Electronics North America, L.L.C.
ADDRESS: 1155 W. Dundee Road, Suite 130, Arlington Heights, IL 60004, USA
TEL NO.: (847) 400-3600
OTHER INFO
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:
• 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.
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