VTech Brilliant Minds Beginnr Laptop

User’s Manual
Brilliant Creations
Beginner LaptopTM
c 2011 VTech
Printed in China
91-001622-000 美
Dear Parent,
At VTech®, we know that in order to effectively reach kids, today’s learning tools have
to be plugged into the fast-paced world around them. That’s why we created the
Grade School Learning Series – an engaging set of stylized, interactive computers
specially designed to get grade-school kids up to speed with their fast-paced, techsavvy world.
Every product in the Grade School Learning Series covers a wide range of school basics
– math, language, social studies, science, and even an intro to basic Spanish. Activities are presented in a fast-paced, arcade-game style that kids will recognize and
enjoy. Each learning machine is loaded with hi-tech features such as word processors,
electronic address books – tools that go hand-in-hand with the way kids learn, play
and use information.
With the Grade School Learning Series, kids can access a way to learn that closely
matches the way they already live and play. We thank you for trusting VTech® with
the important job of helping your child learn and succeed. We hope to help your child
discover that “It’s Cool to Be Smart!”
Sincerely,
Your friends at VTech®
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INTRODUCTION
Thank you for purchasing the VTech® Brilliant Creations Beginner LaptopTM.
The Brilliant Creations Beginner LaptopTM is a high-tech laptop that is filled with
amazing activities! It features a bright, LCD color screen and focuses on stimulating
and expanding your imagination and creativity. There are 80 activities that cover letters,
phonics, syllables, vocabulary, math, science, art, logic and more! Explore and learn
together with Perry the Penguin and his friends! Are you ready? Let’s go!
Color LCD Screen
5 Category
Keys
Volume/Contrast
Control
Paints Key
Progress
Report Key
My Creative
Collection
QWERTY
Keyboard
On/Off Key
Help Key
Scratch Key
INTRODUCTION
Challenge
Level Key
Built-in
Speaker
Answer Key
Repeat Key
Fun Key
Music On/Off Key Nickname Arrow Keys
Cursor Mouse
& Cursor Enter
Key
INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE
• VTech® Brilliant Creations Beginner LaptopTM console and cursor mouse
• VTech® Brilliant Creations Beginner LaptopTM instruction 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
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.
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NOTE: Please keep the user’s manual as it contains important information.
Unlock the packaging locks:
1. Rotate the packaging locks 90 degrees counterclockwise
2. Pull out the packaging lock
Demo strip removal:
When the product is taken out of the packaging, please remove the demo strip from the
unit to activate normal play mode.
GETTING STARTED
GETTING STARTED
POWER SOURCE
The VTech® Brilliant Creations Beginner LaptopTM operates on 4 “AA” sized batteries
(AM-3/LR6) or a VTech® 7.5V 400mA or 9V 300mA (sold separately). The “AA” sized
batteries included in the unit are for demo purposes only and are not long-life batteries.
If you are using a power supply adaptor, please remember to empty the battery slot
first. Before playing, please make sure the plastic strip is removed from the bottom
of the unit.
BATTERY INSTALLATION
NOTE: For best performance, remove all factory-installed
batteries and use new, alkaline batteries.
1. Make sure the unit is turned OFF.
2. Locate the battery cover on the bottom of the unit and open it.
3. Insert 4 “AA” sized batteries as illustrated.
4. Close the battery cover.
BATTERY NOTICE
• 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 (carbon-zinc) or rechargeable
(nickel-cadmium).
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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.
AC/DC ADAPTOR
Use a VTech® adaptor or any other standard adaptor that complies with EN61558 DC
400mA
or 9V
300mA
center-positive adaptor.
CONNECTING THE ADAPTOR
1. Make sure the unit is OFF.
2. Locate the adaptor jack on the left 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.
ADAPTOR NOTICE
• The toy is not intended for use by children under 3 years old.
• Only use the recommended adaptor with the toy.
• The adaptor is not a toy.
• Never clean a plugged-in toy with liquid.
• Never use more than 1 adaptor.
• Do not leave toy or adaptor plugged in for extended periods of time.
BATTERY INSTALLATION
7.5V
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.
USING THE MOUSE
Press the cursor key to select an activity from the activity menu or to answer questions
in individual activities.
Press the Cursor Enter key to confirm.
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PRODUCT FEATURES
NICKNAME FEATURE
You can enter your name when you first turn the laptop on. You can change the name any
time by pressing the Nickname key.
AUTO-LEVELING FEATURE
In most activities, after entering 3 continuous rounds of correct answers and getting 80100 points each round, it will auto-level up to the next level of difficulty.
MY CREATIVIE COLLECTION
PRODUCT FEATURES
You can press the My Creative Collection key to review your creative creations in the
following activities:
A01
Picture Painter
A02
My Aquarium
A03
Theatre night
A04
Magic Garden
A05
Crazy Animals
A06
Crazy Creatures
A07
Crazy Dinosaurs
PROGRESS REPORT
Pressing the Progress Report key will show you how many games you’ve explored in
each category.
SCREEN SAVER
The screensaver animation will automatically display after 80 seconds of no input in most
activities.
FUN TIME MODE
Enjoy a fun cartoon animation by pressing the Fun key at any time after the opening
animation!
TURNING THE UNIT ON AND OFF
Pressing
5
will turn the unit ON. Pressing
again will turn the unit OFF.
ACTIVITY SELECTION:
When the unit is turned on, you will see a short opening animation before entering the
Category Menu. Here, the categories will cycle through automatically. You can choose a
category in one of these ways:
1) Press the Enter key when you see a category you like.
2) Use your cursor mouse or the Arrow keys to cycle through the categories and press
the Enter key to confirm.
3) Press the Category key directly.
After that, the activities in that chosen category will cycle through automatically. You can choose an activity in one of these ways:
LEVEL SELECTION
Pressing the Challenge Level key will pop up a level menu selection screen. There are 3
difficulty levels to choose from:
1.Beginner; 2. Explorer; 3. Expert
ANSWER
In most activities, the answer will be provided after a certain number of tries or when you
press the ANSWER key for help.
AUTOMATIC POWER OFF
To save power, Brilliant Creations Beginner LaptopTM automatically shuts down if it
PRODUCT FEATURES
1) Press the Enter key when you see an activity you like.
2) Use your cursor mouse or the Arrow keys to cycle through the activities and press the
Enter key to confirm.
button to wake your
does not receive any input after several minutes. Press the
unit. We recommend that you turn off the unit when you’ve finished playing. Remove the
batteries and unplug the adaptor if your Brilliant Creations Beginner LaptopTM will not
be used for an extended period of time.
VOLUME AND CONTRAST CONTROL
To adjust the volume, press
and a pop-up screen will appear. Use the cursor mouse
or the arrow keys to move the cursor bar to the right for higher volume and to the left for
lower volume.
Press
again to adjust the screen contrast by the same method.
There are 5 levels of volume and contrast for you to choose from.
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KEYBOARD LAYOUT
Creativity
Canyon
Language
Island
Math
Kingdom
PRODUCT FEATURES
Tempo
Science
World
Logic
Land
Challenge Progress
Level
Report
Pitch
Your VTech® Brilliant Creations Beginner LaptopTM has a full QWERTY keyboard. You
will also find the following function keys.
FUNCTION KEYS:
1.
2.
On/Off: Press this button to turn the unit on or off.
Creativity
Canyon
Language
Island
Math
Kingdom
Science
World
Logic
Land
5 Category Buttons: Press one of the above buttons to jump to the sub activity menu
of the chosen category.
Challenge
Level
3.
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Challenge Level: Press this key to select an activity’s level of difficulty.
Progress
Report
Progress Report: Press this button to review your percentage of completeness
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in each category.
Nickname: Press the “Nickname” key at any time to change your name.
5.
Esc: Press this key to go back to the previous screen or exit the current
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activity.
Scratch: Press this key to add a scratch SFX into the melody for activities
A09-A11. (Select musical activities only.)
Paints: Press this key to pop up a color selection palette for painting related
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activities.
9.
My Creative Collection: Press this key to show the activity menu for
the activities: A01-A07. You can select one activity to review your creations in that
activity.
10.
Volume/ Contrast: Press this key to adjust the LCD contrast and volume by
clicking the [+] or [-] keys on the side or with the arrow keys.
11.
Shift: Press this key together with a letter key to capitalize the letter.
You can also use this key to access the alternate letters/symbols or functions of some
keys.
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14.
PRODUCT FEATURES
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Help: Press this key to provide special help or repeat instruction.
Answer: Press this key to see the correct answer to a question in most
activities. You will not receive points if this key is pressed.
Repeat: Press this key to repeat a question or an instruction.
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17.
Backspace: Press this key to erase the character to the left of the cursor.
Delete: Press this key to delete/erase the input.
Enter: Press this key after choosing to confirm your selection.
Arrow Keys: Use these keys to cycle through choices in
PRODUCT FEATURES
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activities or in the Main Menu.
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20.
21.
Fun Key: Press this key to see a fun animation any time after the main
opening.
Music On/Off Key: Press this key to turn the background music on or off.
Space Bar: When typing, use this key to
insert a space between words, letters or numbers. Press it in some activities to watch
the animations come to life.
22.
Number Keys: Use these keys to enter numbers in number activities. Also use these
keys to enter musical notes in the Melody Maker activity.
23.
Tempo
Pitch
Letter Keys: Use these keys to enter letters in letter and word-related activities.
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Tempo Key: Press this key to change the melody tempo in music-related
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activities.
Pitch Key: Press this key to change the melody pitch in music-related
25.
activities.
ACTIVITIES
Your VTech® Bright Creations Beginner LaptopTM includes a total of 80 activities.
Activity Name
A01
Picture Painter
A02
My Aquarium
A03
Theatre night
A04
Magic Garden
A05
Crazy Animals
A06
Crazy Creatures
A07
Crazy Dinosaurs
A08
Melody Maker
A09
Concert Night
A10
Animal Concert
A11
Music DJ
A12
Dance Fun
A13
Letter Bubbles
A14
Sound Surprise
A15
Sailing Letters
A16
Word Beginner
A17
Word Explorer
A18
Word Expert
A19
Sound Ships Beginner
A20
Sound Ships Explorer
A21
Sound Ships Expert
A22
Penguin Party
A23
Vowel Voyage
A24
Word Igloo
Category
Creativity
Canyon
Activities
Index
Language
Island
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Activities
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A25
Hatch Match Beginner
A26
Hatch Match Explorer
A27
Hatch Match Expert
A28
Rhyming Party
A29
Ship Trip Beginner
A30
Ship Trip Explorer
A31
Ship Trip Expert
A32
Syllable Beginner
A33
Syllable Explorer
A34
Syllable Expert
A35
Syllable Ship Beginner
A36
Syllable Ship Explorer
A37
Syllable Ship Expert
A38
Count the Amount
A39
Fishin' Addition
A40
Icy Shapes
A41
Shape Caper Beginner
A42
Shape Caper Explorer
A43
Shape Caper Expert
A44
Time Explorer
A45
Ticktock Time
A46
Number Sled Beginner
A47
Number Sled Explorer
A48
Number Sled Expert
A49
Size Sled
A50
Taller Sled
A51
Shorter Sled
A52
Math Mania Beginner
A53
Math Mania Explorer
A54
Math Mania Expert
A55
Nature Sounds
A56
Animal Discovery
A57
Mystery Sound Beginner
A58
Mystery Sound Explorer
A59
Mystery Sound Expert
Language
Island
Math
Kingdom
Science
World
Animal Detective Beginner
A61
Animal Detective Explorer
A62
Animal Detective Expert
A63
Penguin Parade Beginner
A64
Penguin Parade Explorer
A65
Penguin Parade Expert
A66
Penguin Pose Beginner
A67
Penguin Pose Explorer
A68
Penguin Pose Expert
A69
Fishing Fun Beginner
A70
Fishing Fun Explorer
A71
Fishing Fun Expert
A72
Color Caper Beginner
A73
Color Caper Explorer
A74
Color Caper Expert
A75
Sea Invader Beginner
A76
Sea Invader Explorer
A77
Sea Invader Expert
A78
Snow Maze Beginner
A79
Snow Maze Explorer
A80
Snow Maze Expert
Science
World
Logic Land
Activities
A60
Creativity Canyon
A01. Picture Painter
Do you want to be a painter? Choose a picture and color it by using the Paints key. Press
the Space bar to watch your painting come to life!
A02. My Aquarium
It’s your very own aquarium! Decorate your aquarium with different fish and funny objects!
After that, it’s time to feed your fish! Wow, that’s the coolest aquarium I’ve ever seen!
A03. Theatre Night
It’s time for you to create your very own mini play! Pick your actor, stage and scene and then
color them. When you’re finished, press the Spacebar to play and enjoy the show!
Bravo! Encore, encore!
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A04. Magic Garden
This garden is full of magical surprises. Choose a baby plant, feed and water it and watch it
grow. Then you’ll see a magical surprise!
A05 Crazy Animals
Funny time! Let’s create some fantasy animals that you’ve never seen! Select different parts
to form a special animal. You can also dress it up with anything you like. Wow, what a crazy
animal!
A06 Crazy Creatures
Funny time! Let’s create some fantasy sea creatures that you’ve never seen! Select different
parts to form a special sea creature. You can also dress it up with anything you like. Wow,
what a crazy sea creature!
Activities
A07 Crazy Dinosaurs
Funny time! Let’s create some fantasy dinosaurs that you’ve never seen! Select different
parts to form a special dinosaur. You can also dress it up with anything you like. Wow, what
a crazy dinosaur!
A08. Melody Maker
Let’s create your very own melodies by pressing the number keys then watch the penguin
dance on the ice blocks!
A09. Concert Night
Welcome to the penguin’s concert! Select a song, then choose an instrument and watch the
penguin’s funny performance! You can also change the penguin’s dancing speed by using
the Up or Down arrow keys to slide the tempo. You can also press the Scratch key to jam
some cool sounds into the melody.
Cool Concert!
Melody List:
1.
2.
3.
4.
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6.
7.
8.
9.
She’ll Be Coming ‘round the Mountain
Oh My Darling, Clementine
Turkish March
The Entertainer
William Tell Overture
Can Can
Spring Song Mendelssohn
Pop Goes the Weasel
Badinerie Bach
A10. Animal Concert
Let’s go see an animal concert! After selecting a song, choose an animal you like to enjoy its
singing as well as its dancing! You can also press the Scratch key to jam some cool sounds
into the melody. How funny!
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11. Music DJ
It’s fun to be a music DJ! Use the Arrow keys to adjust the tempo and pitch of the melody.
You can also press the Scratch key to jam some cool sounds into the melody.
You’re a rockin’ DJ!
A12. Dance Fun
Dancing time! Let’s create a funky new dance style for the penguin! Use your Arrow keys and
Enter or mouse to select the dance moves and press the Space bar to watch the Penguin
dance! Cool!
LANGUAGE ISLAND
A14. Sound Surprise
Wow, the penguin gets a gift! Can you help him guess what it is? Listen to the sound and
press a letter to find the answer!
Wow, you got it!
A15. Sailing Letters
Want to be a letter detective? Help the penguin to identify the letters on the ships passing by
and find the small letter to match the capital letter given at the beginning.
A16. Word Beginner
Hi beginners! Let’s explore the new snow village with the penguin and find out what surprise
awaits us in each igloo! Choose a word and learn the beginning sound of the word and the
word itself. Once you’ve collected all the items there is a celebration in the new snow village!
Enjoy it!
Activities
A13. Letter Bubbles
Do you like blowing and catching bubbles? Look, the penguin is blowing so many colorful
letter bubbles! Press the letters on the keyboard to catch the letter bubbles shown on the
LCD and learn their sounds.
A17. Word Explorer
Hi explorers! Let’s explore the new snow village with the penguin and find out what surprise
awaits us in each igloo! Choose a word and learn the beginning sound of the word and the
word itself. Once you’ve collected all the items there is a celebration in the new snow village!
Enjoy it!
A18. Word Expert
Hi experts! Let’s explore the new snow village with the penguin and find out what surprise
awaits us in each igloo! Choose a word and learn the beginning sound of the word and the
word itself. Once you’ve collected all the items there is a celebration in the new snow village!
Enjoy it!
A19. Sound Ships Beginner
Hi beginners, look at the sailing ships passing by! Can you help the penguin identify each
ship that is coming to the village and find the word that begins with the given sound?
Wow, that’s so cool!
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A20. Sound Ships Explorer
Sailing time, explorers! Can you help the penguin identify each ship that is coming to the
village and find the word that begins with the given sound?
Yeah, you got it!
A21. Sound Ships Expert
Welcome, experts! Can you help the penguin identify each ship that is coming to the village
and find the word that begins with the given sound?
You did great!
A22. Penguin Party
Let’s explore the new snow village with the penguin and find out what surprise awaits us in
each igloo! Choose a word and learn the vowel sound that the word contains and the word
itself. Once you’ve collected all the items there is a celebration in the new snow village!
Enjoy it!
Activities
A23. Vowel Voyage
Hello kids! Can you help the penguin identify each ship that is coming to the village and find
the word that ends with the given vowel sound? Hurray!
A24. Word Igloo
Let’s explore the new snow village with the penguin and find out what surprise awaits us in
each igloo! Choose a word and learn its sounds and the word itself. Once you’ve collected
all the items there is a celebration in the new snow village! Enjoy it!
A25. Hatch Match Beginner
It’s for you, beginners! Listen to the two sounds carefully and find out the word made by the
sound you heard. Wow, the penguins are hatching!
A26. Hatch Match Explorer
Hi explorers! Listen to the two sounds carefully and find out the word made by the sound
you heard. Wow, the penguins are hatching!
A27. Hatch Match Expert
Hi experts! Listen to the two sounds carefully and find out the word made by the sound you
heard. Wow, the penguins are hatching!
A28. Rhyming Party
Welcome to our Rhyming Party in the snow village! The penguin is a hospitable host who
takes you to visit the lovely igloos one by one. Choose a word and learn its rhyming words.
Enjoy your time!
A29. Ship Trip Beginner
Hi beginners, look at the sailing ships passing by! Can you help the penguin identify each
ship that is coming to the village and find the word that rhymes with the given word?
Yeah, you got it!
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A30. Ship Trip Explorer
Sailing time, explorers! Can you help the penguin identify each ship that is coming to the
village and find the word that rhymes with the given word?
Well done!
A31. Ship Trip Expert
Welcome, experts! Can you help the penguin identify each ship that is coming to the village
and find the word that rhymes with the given word?
You did great!
A32. Syllable Beginner
Welcome to our snow village! The penguin is a hospitable host who takes you to visit the
lovely igloos one by one. Choose a word and learn its syllables and the word itself. Enjoy
your time!
A34. Syllable Expert
Time to have an adventure in the new snow village with the penguin! Choose a word and
learn its syllables and the word itself during your wonderful journey. Enjoy it!
A35. Syllable Ship Beginner
Hi beginners, look at the sailing ships passing by! Can you help the penguin identify each
ship that is coming to the village and find the word that has a certain number of syllables?
Yeah, you got it!
Activities
A33. Syllable Explorer
Time to explore the snow village with the penguin! Choose a word and learn its syllables and
the word itself during your wonderful journey. Enjoy your time!
A36. Syllable Ship Explorer
Sailing time, explorers! Can you help the penguin identify each ship that is coming to the
village and find the word that has a certain number of syllables?
Cool!
A37. Syllable Ship Expert
Welcome, experts! Can you help the penguin identify each ship that is coming to the village
and find the word that has a certain number of syllables?
Wow, incredible!
MATH KINGDOM
A38. Count the Amount
Let’s play a counting game with the penguin! Press a number and let’s count together!
A39. Fishin’ Addition
Penguins love fish! Let’s choose two numbers and add them together to see how many fish
there are!
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A40. Icy Shapes
Wow, what an amazing ice sculpture garden! Perry Penguin found lots of different shapes
there. He wants to tell you all about it. Use your Arrow keys to learn together!
A41. Shape Caper Beginner
Look at the shapes unpacked from the penguin’s bag! Can you help the penguin count the
number of shapes? Use your Arrow keys and Enter to choose your answer.
A42. Shape Caper Explorer
Look at the shapes unpacked from the penguin’s bag! Can you help the penguin count the
number of shapes? Use your Arrow keys and Enter to choose your answer.
A43. Shape Caper Expert
Hi kids! You’re on the way to an adventure! Can you help the penguin count the number of
shapes? Use your Arrow keys and Enter to choose your answer.
Activities
A44. Time Explorer
Let’s learn how to tell time with the penguins! Move the hour hand to different positions on
the clock and you will see what the penguin is doing at that time.
A45. Ticktock Time
Use your Arrow keys and Enter to find the time you saw on the clock. Bingo!
A46. Number Sled Beginner
Look! The penguin’s sledding all the way home. Help him check which side of the sled has
more or less objects and pick your answer. Thank you for your help, beginners! The penguin
is home now!
A47. Number Sled Explorer
Look! The penguin’s sledding all the way home. Help him check which side of the sled has
more or less objects and pick your answer. Thank you for your help, explorers! The penguin
is home now!
A48. Number Sled Expert
Look! The penguin’s sledding all the way home. Help him check which side of the sled has
more or less objects and pick your answer. Thank you for your help, experts! The penguin
is home now!
A49. Size Sled
Look, kids! The penguin’s sledding all the way home. Help him check which side of the sled
has bigger or smaller objects and pick your answer. Thank you for your help, the penguin is
home now!
A50. Taller Sled
Look, kids! The penguin’s sledding all the way home. Help him check which side of the sled
has the taller object and pick your answer. Thank you for your help, the penguin is home
now!
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A51. Shorter Sled
Look, kids! The penguin’s sledding all the way home. Help him check which side of the sled
has the shorter object and pick your answer. Thank you for your help, the penguin is home
now!
A52. Math Mania Beginner
Ooh, the ice has blocked the Penguin’s way home! Can you help the penguin solve the
simple addition problem so that the ice will melt and the penguin can cross the sea? Use
your mouse or the Arrow keys and Enter to play!
A53. Math Mania Explorer
Ooh, the ice has blocked the Penguin’s way home! Can you help the penguin solve the
simple addition or subtraction problem so that the ice will melt and the penguin can cross
the sea? Use your mouse or the Arrow keys and Enter to play!
SCIENCE WORLD
A55. Nature Sounds
The sounds of nature are all around us! Use your Arrow keys and Enter to enjoy the scenery
and sounds of nature!
A56. Animal Discovery
Animals have lots of special parts. Do you know what they are? Use your mouse or the
Arrow keys and Enter to check them out!
Activities
A54. Math Mania Expert
Ooh, the ice has blocked the Penguin’s way home! Can you help the penguin solve the
addition or subtraction problem in the higher level so that the ice will melt and the penguin
can cross the sea? Use your mouse or the Arrow keys and Enter to play!
A57. Mystery Sound Beginner
Listen to the sound and guess what it is! Use your mouse or the Arrow keys and Enter to
play!
A58. Mystery Sound Explorer
Listen to the sound and guess what it is! Use your mouse or the Arrow keys and Enter to
play!
A59. Mystery Sound Expert
Listen to the sound and guess what it is! Use your mouse or the Arrow keys and Enter to
play!
A60. Animal Detective Beginner
Animals have lots of special parts. Can you name them? Use your mouse or the Arrow keys
and Enter to choose your answer.
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A61. Animal Detective Explorer
Animals have lots of special parts. Can you name them? Use your mouse or the Arrow keys
and Enter to choose your answer.
A62. Animal Detective Expert
Animals have lots of special parts. Can you name them? Use your mouse or the Arrow keys
and Enter to choose your answer.
LOGIC LAND
A63. Penguin Parade Beginner
Cool, the penguins are on parade! Who’s different? Use your mouse or the Arrow keys and
Enter to choose your answer.
A64. Penguin Parade Explorer
Cool, the penguins are on parade! Who’s different? Use your mouse or the Arrow keys and
Enter to choose your answer.
Activities
A65. Penguin Parade Expert
Cool, the penguins are on parade! Who’s different? Use your mouse or the Arrow keys and
Enter to choose your answer.
A66. Penguin Pose Beginner
Penguins love pictures! Let’s take a photo of the penguin and then pick out the picture of the
penguin that’s posing in the same pose as before.
A67. Penguin Pose Explorer
Penguins love pictures! Let’s take a photo of the penguin and then pick out the picture of the
penguin that’s posing in the same pose as before.
A68. Penguin Pose Expert
Penguins love pictures! Let’s take a photo of the penguin and then pick out the picture of the
penguin that’s the same as before.
A69. Fishing Fun Beginner
Let’s go fishing together with the penguin! Catch as many fish as you can that are the same
type as the one you saw. Use your mouse or the Arrow keys and Enter to play.
A70. Fishing Fun Explorer
Let’s go fishing together with the penguin! Catch as many fish as you can that are the same
type as the one you saw. Use your mouse or the Arrow keys and Enter to play.
A71. Fishing Fun Expert
Let’s go fishing together with the penguin! Catch as many fish as you can that are the same
color as the one you saw. Use your mouse or the Arrow keys and Enter to play.
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A72. Color Caper Beginner
Ooh, the penguin lost his key! Use your mouse or the Arrow keys and Enter to help the
penguin find the key. Wow, you got it!
A73. Color Caper Explorer
Ooh, the penguin lost his key! Use your mouse or the Arrow keys and Enter to help the
penguin find the key that’s in the same color as the door. Wow, you got it!
A74. Color Caper Expert
Ooh, the penguin lost his key! Use your mouse or the Arrow keys and Enter to help the
penguin find the key that’s in the same color as the door. Wow, you got it!
A75. Sea Invader Beginner
Penguins on Patrol! Click on the sea monsters that are the same color as the one you saw
to keep them from invading Penguin Village! Use your mouse or the Arrow keys and Enter
to play!
Penguins on Patrol! Click on the sea monsters that are the same color as the one you saw
to keep them from invading Penguin Village! Use your mouse or the Arrow keys and Enter
to play!
A77. Sea Invader Expert
Penguins on Patrol! Click on the sea monsters that are the same color as the one you saw
to keep them from invading Penguin Village! Use your mouse or the Arrow keys and Enter
to play!
A78. Snow Maze Beginner
Activities
A76. Sea Invader Explorer
Let’s help Perry penguin roll the snowball through the maze so that he can build a brand new
home! Use your mouse or the Arrow keys to play! If you lose your way, you can press Help
to review the map and check out where you are.
A79. Snow Maze Explorer
Let’s help Perry penguin roll the snowball through the maze so that he can build a brand new
home! Use your mouse or the Arrow keys to play! If you lose your way, you can press Help
to review the map and check out where you are.
A80. Snow Maze Expert
Let’s help Perry penguin roll the snowball through the maze so that he can build a brand new
home! Use your mouse or the Arrow keys to play! If you lose your way, you can press Help
to review the map and check out where you are.
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CARE & MAINTENANCE
1.Keep your Brilliant Creations Beginner LaptopTM 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 & TROUBLESHOOTING
4. Avoid dropping it. Never try to dismantle it.
5. Always keep Brilliant Creations Beginner LaptopTM away from water.
WARNING:
• A very small percentage of the public, due to an existing condition, may experience
epileptic seizures or momentary loss of consciousness when viewing certain types of
flashing colors or patterns.
• While the Brilliant Creations Beginner LaptopTM does not contribute to any additional
risks, we do recommend that parents supervise their children while they play games. If
your child experiences dizziness, altered vision, disorientation, or convulsions, discontinue
use immediately and consult your physician.
• Please note that focusing on a screen at close range and handling a keyboard for a
prolonged period of time may cause fatigue or discomfort.
• We recommend that children take a 15 minutes break for every hour of play.
TROUBLESHOOTING
1. If your Brilliant Creations Beginner LaptopTM stops working or does not turn on:
• Check your batteries. Make sure the batteries are fresh and properly installed.
• If you are still having problems, visit our web site 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 or install new
batteries.
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:
Take out the battery or unplug the adaptor and wait for a few minutes, then put them back
and turn on the unit again.
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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:
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The name of your product or model number (the model number is typically located on the back or bottom of your product).
The actual problem you are experiencing.
The actions you took right before the problem occurred.
Internet: www.vtechkids.com
OTHER INFO
DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
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 West Dundee Rd., Suite 130, Arlington Heights, IL 60004 USA
Phone: 1-800-521-2010 in the U.S. or 1-877-352-8697 in Canada
TECHNICAL SUPPORT
Phone: 1-800-521-2010 in the U.S. or 1-877-352-8697 in Canada
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.
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• 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.
COPYRIGHT NOTICES:
Copyright(c) 2011 VTech® Electronics North America, L.L.C. All Rights Reserved. VTech®
and the VTech® logo are registered trademarks of VTech® Electronics North America,
L.L.C. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
IMPORTANT NOTE
Creating and developing Electronic 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.
NOTE
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 services representative will be happy to help you.
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Caution: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for
compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.