VTech Count with Me Hippo User`s manual

User’s Manual
Count with Me Hippo
TM
© 2010 VTech
Printed in China
91-002467-000-000
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 Jungle Gym® 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
Jungle Gym® 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 the Jungle Gym® series and other VTech® toys, visit www.vtechkids.com
INTRODUCTION
Thank you for purchasing the VTech® Count with Me HippoTM
learning toy!
The Count with Me HippoTM teaches counting as children toss three
balls in the hippo’s mouth. After the hippo counts the balls, your child
can pull the hippo’s arm to make the balls roll out. Flashing lights keep
your child entertained while learning about numbers and music.
ARM
Introduction
TONGUE
THREE BALLS
MODE SELECTOR
NUMBER/INSTRUMENT
BUTTONS
INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE
- One VTech® Count with Me HippoTM
- Three balls
- 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.
GETTING STARTED
BATTERY INSTALLATION
1. Make sure the unit is turned OFF.
2. Locate the battery cover on the back of the
unit. Use a coin or a screwdriver to loosen
the screw.
3. Install 2 new ‘AA’ (AM-3/LR6) batteries
following the diagram inside the battery
box. (The use of new alkaline batteries is
recommended for maximum performance.)
Getting Started
NOTE: Please keep user’s manual as it contains important
information.
4. Replace the battery cover and tighten the screw to secure.
BATTERY NOTICE
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The use of new alkaline batteries is recommended for maximum
performance.
Non-rechargeable batteries are not to be recharged.
Rechargeable batteries are to be removed from the toy before
being charged (if removable).
Rechargeable batteries are only to be charged under adult
supervision (if removable).
• Do not mix old and new batteries.
• Do not mix batteries of different types: alkaline, standard (carbonzinc) or rechargeable (nickel-cadmium).
• Only batteries of the same or equivalent type as recommended
are to be used.
• Batteries are to be inserted with the correct polarity.
• Exhausted batteries are to be removed from the toy.
• The supply terminals are not to be short-circuited.
• The toy is not to be connected to more than the recommended
number of power supplies.
• Do not dispose of batteries in fire.
WE DO NOT RECOMMEND THE USE OF RECHARGEABLE
BATTERIES.
PRODUCT FEATURES
1.MODE SELECTOR
To turn the unit ON, slide the Mode
Selector to the Counting Mode ( )
or the Music Mode ( ) position. To
turn the unit OFF, slide the Mode
Selector to the OFF ( ) position.
Product Features
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2.VOLUME SWITCH
Move the Volume Switch to the Low,
Medium or High position to adjust
the volume.
3.AUTOMATIC SHUT-OFF
To preserve battery life, the VTech® Count with Me HippoTM will
automatically power-down after approximately 24 seconds without
input. The unit can be turned on again by pressing any button.
Touching the hippo’s tongue or activating the triggers in the hippo’s
throat will not turn on the unit.
ACTIVITIES
2. Press the Number/Instrument
Buttons to hear fun sounds, phrases,
short tunes and melodies. In Counting
Mode, pressing the buttons will teach
numbers, and ask you to feed the
hippo the corresponding number of
balls. In Music Mode, pressing the
buttons will teach instruments and
their sounds. The lights will flash with
the sounds.
Activities
1. Slide the MODE SELECTOR to turn
the unit ON. You will hear a song, fun
sounds, and an encouraging phrase.
The lights will flash with the sounds.
3. Toss the Balls to hear fun sounds,
phrases, short tunes and melodies.
In Counting Mode, you’ll be asked
to toss the balls to feed the hippo to
learn counting. In Music Mode, toss
the balls to hear melodies.
5. Pull the Hippo’s Arm to hear fun
sounds and songs. If there is ball in
the hippo’s left leg, it will pop out if
you pull the hippo’s arm. The lights
will flash with the sounds.
6. If there is no input for approximately 8 seconds, you will hear fun
sounds and a reminding phrase. If there continues to be no input
after another 8 seconds, you will hear a song. If there continues to
be no input after another 8 seconds, you will hear “Bye-bye!” and
the unit will automatically power off. The unit can be turned on again
by pressing any button. Touching the hippo’s tongue or activating
the triggers in the hippo’s throat will not turn on the unit.
Melody List
4. While a melody is playing, press the
Number/Instrument Buttons to jam
related instrument sounds and change
the music to be played by the related
instrument. Pull hippo’s arm faster and
faster to make the melody play faster
and jam fun sounds over the melody.
The lights will flash with the sounds.
MELODY LIST
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Hey, Diddle Diddle
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
London Bridge
Three Blind Mice
The Glow Worm
Humpty Dumpty
SUNG SONG 1 LYRICS
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 an entire set of new
batteries.
Care & Maintenance/Troubleshooting
Throw the balls to count,
Then let’s watch them bounce.
Learning 1-2-3.
Count along with me!
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.
For information on this product’s warranty, please call VTech® at 1-800521-2010 in the U.S. or 1-877-352-8697 in Canada.
SUNG SONG 2 LYRICS
Grab a ball, then throw it in.
Lovely music will never end!
CARE & MAINTENANCE
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 on hard surfaces and do not expose the unit
to moisture or water.
TROUBLESHOOTING
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:
Troubleshooting
IMPORTANT NOTE:
Creating and developing Active Play 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 1-877-352-8697 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.
Troubleshooting
THIS DEVICE COMPLIES WITH PART 15 OF THE FCC RULES.
OPERATION 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.
CET APPAREIL NUMÉRIQUE DE LA CLASSE B EST CONFORME À
LA NORME NMB-003 DU CANADA.