VTech BM2000 User`s manual

User’s manual
Digital Audio Baby Monitor
Model: BM2000
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
1.
Important safety instructions.............................1
2.
SET UP THE baby monitor...........................................4
3.
GET TO KNOW the baby monitor...............................7
4.
USING YOUR BABY MONITOR........................................12
2.1
2.2
2.3
3.1
3.2
3.3
3.4
3.5
4.1
4.2
4.3
4.4
4.5
5.
Baby unit overview...............................................................7
Parent unit overview.............................................................8
Parent unit lights..................................................................9
Parent unit display..............................................................10
Positioning and operating range........................................11
3.5.1 Position the audio monitor....................................11
3.5.2 Test your audio monitor before use.......................11
Using the menu..................................................................12
4.1.1 To enter the parent unit menu...............................12
4.1.2 Menu structure......................................................12
Language...........................................................................12
Sound alert.........................................................................13
Nightlight............................................................................13
Reset..................................................................................14
Baby unit operation..................................................15
5.1
5.2
5.3
5.4
5.5
5.6
5.7
5.8
6.
Package Contents................................................................4
Baby unit installation............................................................5
Parent unit installation..........................................................6
Power the bay unit on or off...............................................15
Adjust speaker volume.......................................................15
Nightlight............................................................................15
Play lullaby.........................................................................16
5.4.1 To play lullabies.....................................................16
5.4.2 To stop lullabies....................................................16
5.4.3 To skip to the next lullabies...................................16
Power the parent unit on or off...........................................16
Adjust speaker volume.......................................................16
Talk to the baby unit...........................................................17
Temperature.......................................................................17
TROUBLESHOOTING.......................................................18
7.
DEFAULT SETTINGS........................................................21
8.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS........................................22
1.
Important safety instructions
When using your equipment, basic safety precautions should always be
followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and injury, including the
following:
1. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product.
2. Adult setup is required.
3. This product is intended as an aid. It is not a substitute for
responsible and proper adult supervision and should not be used as
such.
4. This product is not intended for use as a medical monitor.
5. Do not use this product near water. For example, do not use it next
to a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, laundry tub or swimming pool,
or in a wet basement or shower.
6. CAUTION: Use only the batteries indicated in this manual. There
may be a risk of explosion if a wrong type of battery is used for the
parent unit. Use only the supplied rechargeable battery.
7. Use only the adapters included with this product. Incorrect adapter
polarity or voltage can seriously damage the product.
Baby unit power adapter: Input 100-240V AC 50/60 Hz; output: 6V
DC 450 mA; Parent unit power adapter: Input 100-240V AC 50/60
Hz; output: 6V DC 450 mA.
8. The power adapters are intended to be correctly oriented in a
vertical or floor mount position. The prongs are not designed to hold
the plug in place if it is plugged into a ceiling, under-the-table or
cabinet outlet.
9. Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use
liquid or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.
10. Unplug the power cords before replacing batteries.
11. Do not cut off the power adapters to replace them with other plugs,
as this causes a hazardous situation.
12. Do not allow anything to rest on the power cords. Do not install this
product where the cords may be walked on or crimped.
13. This product should be operated only from the type of power source
indicated on the marking label. If you are not sure of the type of
power supply in your home, consult your dealer or local power
company.
14. Do not overload wall outlets or use an extension cord.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
15. Do not place this product on an unstable table, shelf, stand or other
unstable surfaces.
16. This product should not be placed in any area where proper
ventilation is not provided. Slots and openings in the back or bottom
of this product are provided for ventilation. To protect them from
overheating, these openings must not be blocked by placing the
product on a soft surface such as a bed, sofa or rug. This product
should never be placed near or over a radiator or heat register.
17. Never push objects of any kind into this product through the slots
because they may touch dangerous voltage points or create a short
circuit. Never spill liquid of any kind on the product.
18. To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not disassemble this product,
but take it to an authorized service facility. Opening or removing
parts of the product other than specified access doors may expose
you to dangerous voltages or other risks. Incorrect reassembling can
cause electric shock when the product is subsequently used.
19. You should test the sound reception every time you turn on the units
or move one of the components.
20. Periodically examine all components for damage.
21. Be aware of possible loss of privacy while using public airwaves.
Conversations may be picked up by other nursery monitors, cordless
phones, scanners, etc.
22. Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with
the product.
23. The product is not intended for use by persons (including children)
with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack
of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given
supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a
person responsible for their safety.
Cautions
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Use and store the product at a temperature between 10oC and 39oC.
Do not expose the product to extreme cold, heat or direct sunlight.
Do not put the product close to a heating source.
Batteries should not be exposed to excessive heat such as bright
sunshine or fire.
Make sure the baby unit(s) and the adapter cord(s) are always out
of reach of the baby, at least 1 metre away from the baby or crib, to
avoid a possible strangulation hazard.
Never place the baby unit(s) inside the baby’s crib or playpen.
Never cover the baby unit(s) or parent unit with anything such as a
towel or a blanket.
Other electronic products may cause interference with your audio
monitor. Try installing your audio monitor as far away from these
electronic devices as possible: wireless routers, radios, cellular
telephones, intercoms, room monitors, televisions, personal
computers, kitchen appliances and cordless telephones.
DISPOSAL WARNING
1.
2.
3.
When this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is attached
to a product, it means the product is covered by the
European Directive 2002/96/EC.
All electrical and electronic products/battery should be
disposed of separately from the municipal waste stream
via designated collection facilities appointed by the
government or the local authorities.
The correct disposal of your old appliance/battery will
help prevent potential negative consequences for the environment
and human health.
For more detailed information about disposal of your old appliance/
battery, please contact your city office, waste disposal service or The
Shop where you purchased the product.
If you have questions about this product, or having difficulty with setup or
operation, call our Customer Service Centre.
Customer Service Hotline: (852) 2666 5558
Technical Inquiry Hotline: (852) 2667 7433
2.
SET UP THE baby monitor
2.1
Package Contents
The package contains the following items:
1 Parent unit (BM2000 PU)
•
1 Baby unit (BM2000 BU)
•
1 Parent unit battery compartment cover
•
2 Batteries for parent unit
•
2 Power adapters
•
1 English user manual
•
1 Chinese user manual
SET UP THE BABY MONITOR
•
2.2
Baby unit installation
The baby unit is powered by mains power. To connect the baby unit to
the mains power:
1.
2.
Choose either power adapter that comes with the package. Insert
the DC plug of the power adapter into the DC socket on the side of
the baby unit.
Connect the other end of the power adapter to a suitable mains
power socket.
2.3
Parent unit installation
The package comes with two rechargeable batteries. You can power
up the parent unit by using two rechargeable batteries or by connecting
it to the mains power. However, even if the parent unit is connected to
the mains power, we recommend you to also install the rechargeble
batteries. This guarantees the continual operation in case of a power
outage.
SET UP THE BABY MONITOR
To set up the parent unit:
1. Remove the battery compartment cover.
2. Install the supplied rechargeable batteries into the battery
compartment, matching the polarity markings (+ and -).
3. Replace the battery compartment cover.
4. Insert the DC plug of the other power adapter into the DC socket on
the side of the parent unit.
5. Connect the other end of the power adapter to a suitable mains
power socket.
6. The Charging LED lights up indicating the parent unit is charging.
3.
GET TO KNOW the baby monitor
3.1
Baby unit overview
1
2
5
3
6
4
7
8
1 _ Power indicator
On when the baby unit is switched on.
2_
Off when the baby unit is switched off.
(On / off)
Press and hold to turn the baby unit on / off.
3_
(Skip)
4 _ _ (Volume down)
Press to decrease the speaker volume.
5 _ Night Light
6_
Press to turn night light on / off.
Play / Stop lullabies
7 _ + (Volume up)
Press to increase the speaker volume.
8 _ Microphone
3.2
Parent unit overview
1
6
7
3
8
4
9
5
10
1 _ Sensitivity LEDs
2 _ Power Indicator Light
3_
4_
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11 _ Talk
Press and hold to talk to the
baby unit.
12 _ Belt Clip
(On / off)
Press and hold to turn on or
off.
13 _ Battery Compartment
Cover
(Volume down)
Press to decrease the
speaker volume.
5 _ Speakerphone
6 _ LCD monitor
7 _ Charging Indicator Light
8 _
(Back)
9 _
12
(Volume up)
Press to increase the speaker
volume.
10 _ Menu
GET TO KNOW THE BABY MONITOR
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3.3
Parent unit lights
3 green lights and 2 red lights indicating the sound
level detected by the baby unit.
Green lights indicate a moderate level of sound is
detected.
Red lights indicate a higher level of sound is
detected.
More lights turn on when the sound level detected
increases.
Off when the parent unit is off.
On in green steadily when the parent unit is on and is
linked to the baby unit.
Flashes in green when there is no link between the
baby unit and parent unit.
On in red steadily when the parent unit is charging.
Flashes in red when the battery is low.
3.4
Parent unit display
- displays when strong signal strength is detected between the
baby unit and the parent unit.
or
displays when moderate signal strength is detected
between the baby unit and the parent unit.
- displays when the link between the baby unit and the parent unit
is lost.
Lullaby
- Displays when a lullaby is playing at the baby unit.
Sound alert
- Displays when the sound alert is set to on.
- Flashes when the sound alert is triggered.
Speaker volume
- Displays when the speaker is turned on.
- Displays when the speaker is turned off.
Night light
- Displays when night light is turned on.
- Displays when night light is turned off.
Battery status
is charging.
animates when the battery
-
displays solid when the battery is fully charged.
-
displays when the battery is low and needs charging.
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GET TO KNOW THE BABY MONITOR
Connection status
3.5
Positioning and operating range
3.5.1
Position the audio monitor
Place the parent unit within the operating range of the baby unit. We
recommend the parent unit is at least 1.5 metres away from the baby
unit to avoid audio feedback. If you still experience audio feedback,
move the parent unit and the baby unit farther apart.
NOTES
•
If the signal is poor, try moving the parent and/or the baby unit to different
positions in the rooms.
•
It is the caregiver’s responsibility to stay close enough to take care of any
eventuality.
3.5.2
Test your audio monitor before use
It is important to test the audio monitor when it is installed initially, and at
regular times thereafter. Test your parent unit and baby units if they have
not been used for a long time or you suspect they are defective.
To test your audio monitor:
1. Place the parent unit and the baby unit in the same room to test the
product. Make sure the baby unit is at least 1.5 metres away from
the parent unit.
on the baby unit until the Power indicator light
2. Press and hold
turns on.
on the parent unit until the Power indicator turns
3. Press and hold
on steadily. The parent unit plays sound detected from the baby unit.
Your audio monitor is now ready for use.
Note
If no connection can be established, the Power indicator light on the parent unit
flashes in green.
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4.
USING YOUR BABY MONITOR
4.1
Using the menu
4.1.1
1.
2.
3.
4.
To enter the parent unit menu:
Press MENU when the parent unit is not in use.
Press or to scroll to the desired feature. Press MENU to enter
that feature menu.
Press or to scroll to the desired option. Press MENU to
confirm your selection. You hear a confirmation tone.
To return to the previous menu, press .
Main
menu
Sub
menu
Menu structure
Language
Sound alert
Nightlight
Reset
ENGLISH
ON?
ON?
CONFIRM?
DEUTSCH
OFF?
OFF?
FRANCAIS
ITALIANO
ESPANOL
PORTUGUES
4.2
Language
You can select a language (English, German, French, Italian, Spanish
or Portuguese) to be used in all screen displays. The screen display
language is preset to English.
To change the language:
1. Press MENU when the parent unit is not in use.
2. Press or to scroll to LANGUAGE, then press MENU.
3. Press or to choose ENGLISH, DEUTSCH, FRANCAIS,
ITALIANO, ESPANOL or PORTUGUES, then press MENU to
confirm your selection. The screen displays SAVED. You hear a
confirmation tone.
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USING YOUR BABY MONITOR
4.1.2
4.3
Sound alert
When the parent unit speaker volume is set to off, you can set the parent
unit to beep whenever the baby unit detects sounds above the preset
threshold volume.
To set the sound alert:
1. Press MENU when the parent unit is not in use.
2. Press or to scroll to SOUND ALERT, then press MENU.
3. If the current sound alert setting is OFF, the screen displays ON? If
the current sound alert setting is ON, the screen displays OFF?.
4. Press MENU to confirm your selection. The screen displays SAVED.
You hear a confirmation tone.
-ORPress
to exit the menu. The current setting remains unchanged.
4.4
Nightlight
When this feature is turned on, the nightlight on the baby unit gives a
soft glow for comfort and allows easy location in the dark.
To set the nightlight:
1. Press MENU when the parent unit is not in use.
2. Press or to scroll to NIGHTLIGHT, then press MENU.
3. If the current nightlight setting is OFF, the screen displays ON? If the
current nightlight setting is ON, the screen displays OFF?.
4. Press MENU to confirm your selection. The screen displays SAVED.
You hear a confirmation tone.
-ORPress
to exit the menu. The current setting remains unchanged.
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4.5
Reset
You can restore all the adjustable settings back to their original factory
settings.
To reset the baby monitor:
1. Press MENU when the parent unit is not in use.
2. Press or to scroll to RESET, then press MENU.
3. The screen displays CONFIRM? Press MENU to confirm. The screen
displays SAVED. You hear a confirmation tone.
-ORPress
to exit the menu. The current setting remains unchanged.
USING YOUR BABY MONITOR
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5.
Baby unit operation
5.1
Power the bay unit on or off
•
Press and hold
for 2 seconds to turn on the baby unit. The Power
indicator light flashes once and turns on.
•
Press and hold
for 2 seconds to turn off the baby unit. The Power
indicator light turns off.
5.2
Adjust speaker volume
There are five volume levels (Level 1 to Level 5) on the baby unit.
To adjust the speaker volume:
Press
to increase and
to decrease the volume of the baby unit.
Note
You will hear three beeps when the volume level has reached the minimum or
maximum level.
5.3
Nightlight
You can turn the nightlight on or off from the baby unit.
To turn the nightlight on or off:
•
Press
to turn nightlight on.
•
Press
again to turn nightlight off.
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5.4
Play lullaby
There are 5 lullabies to choose from. The selected lullaby plays
repeatedly.
5.4.1
Press
5.4.2
To play lullabies:
to play lullabies.
To stop lullabies:
Press
again to stop playing lullabies.
5.4.3
To skip to the next lullabies:
Press
to skip to the next lullaby.
Lullaby playback is paused when the parent unit is talking to the baby unit. Lullaby
playback resumes when the parent unit finishes using the TALK feature.
5.5
Power the parent unit on or off
•
Press and hold
for 2 seconds to turn on the parent unit. The
Power indicator light turns on.
•
Press and hold
for 2 seconds to turn off the parent unit. The
Power indicator light turns off.
5.6
Adjust speaker volume
There are five volume levels (Level 1 to Level 5) plus VOLUME OFF
on parent unit. When adjusting volume, the current volume level is
displayed on the screen and also indicated by the sensitivity indicator
LEDs.
When the speaker voulme is set to OFF, the
icon displays.
To adjust the speaker volume:
Press
to increase and
to decrease the volume of the parent unit.
Note
You will hear two beeps when the volume level has reached the minimum or
maximum level.
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BABY UNIT OPERATION
Note
5.7
Talk to the baby unit
You can broadcast messages from the parent unit to the baby unit.
To talk to the baby unit:
Press and hold TALK on the side of the parent unit. Speak towards the
microphone on the parent unit. The screen displays TALK. Your voice is
broadcast to the baby unit.
NoteS
•
If the speaker volume of the parent unit is set to OFF, it will be reset to the
default volume after you press and hold TALK.
•
Lullaby playback is paused when the parent unit is talking the baby unit.
Lullaby playback resumes when the parent unit finishes using the TALK
feature.
5.8
Temperature
The parent unit constantly displays the temperature detected by the
temperature sensor on the baby unit. When the detected temperature is
lower than 14°C, the screen displays LOW TEMP. When the detected
temperature is higher than 37°C, the screen displays HIGH TEMP.
Note
There might be a small difference between the baby monitor reading and the actual
temperature.
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6.
TROUBLESHOOTING
If you have difficulty with your audio monitor, please try the suggestions
below.
My audio monitor does not work at all.
Make sure the baby unit, parent unit and the batteries are installed
and charged correctly. For optimum daily performance, charge the
parent unit when it is not in use.
•
Make sure the power adapters are securely plugged into the outlet
not controlled by a wall switch.
•
Make sure the adapter cords are plugged firmly into the baby unit
and parent unit.
•
Make sure the baby unit and the parent unit are turned on.
•
The parent unit may be too far away from the baby unit. Move the
parent unit closer to the baby units (but not less than 1.5 metres).
•
Unplug the electrical power to the baby unit and parent unit. Wait
for approximately 15 seconds, then plug it back in. Turn on the baby
unit and the parent unit. Allow up to one minute for the baby unit and
the parent unit to synchronise.
•
Charge the batteries in the parent unit for up to 12 hours.
•
If the parent unit batteries are completely depleted, they may take
up to 30 minutes to charge the parent unit before it can be used for
a short time.
•
Remove the batteries and then install them again. If that still does
not work, it may be necessary to purchase new batteries.
•
Large obstructions may impact the reception. Try to relocate the
baby unit, away from large obstructions such as walls and doors.
•
Other electronic products may cause interference with your audio
monitor. Try installing your audio monitor as far away from these
electronic devices as possible: wireless routers, radios, cellular
telephones, intercoms, room monitors, televisions, personal
computers, kitchen appliances and cordless telephones.
The audio monitor produces high-pitched noise.
•
The parent unit may be too close to the baby unit. Make sure the
parent unit and the baby unit are at least 1.5 metres away from one
another.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
•
The parent unit plays any sounds from the baby unit and I think it is
too noisy.
•
You may need to adjust the speaker volume on the parent unit.
The parent unit does not play any sound when there is noise from
the baby unit.
•
Make sure the parent unit is powered up by connecting it to mains
power or to the rechargeable batteries provided.
•
Make sure the parent unit is turned on and the speaker volume is
not set to off.
•
The parent unit may be too far away from the baby unit. Move the
parent unit closer to the baby unit (but not less than 1.5 metres).
•
If the parent unit is powered by the provided batteries, make sure
there is sufficient charge. Charge the battery in the parent unit for up
to 12 hours.
•
Large obstructions may impact the reception. Try to relocate the
baby unit, away from large obstructions such as walls and doors.
•
Remove the batteries and then install it again. Turn on the baby unit
and the parent unit. Allow up to one minute for the parent unit and
the baby unit to synchronise.
•
Other electronic products may cause interference with your audio
monitor. Try installing your audio monitor as far away from these
electronic devices as possible: wireless routers, radios, cellular
telephones, intercoms, room monitors, televisions, personal
computers, kitchen appliances and cordless telephones.
Battery low at the Parent Unit.
•
Charge the battery in the parent unit for up to 12 hours.
•
The volume level of the parent unit may be set too high which
consumes power. Decrease the volume level of the parent unit.
Refer to Adjust speaker volume (p. 15) for volume level settings.
•
Remove the battery and then install it again. Use it until fully
depleted, then recharge it in the parent unit for up to 12 hours.
•
If the above measures do not correct the problem, replace the
battery.
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The battery does not charge in the parent unit or the parent unit
battery does not accept charge.
•
Make sure the batteries are installed in the parent unit battery
compartment correctly. The Charging indicator light on the parent
unit should be on when charging.
•
Remove the battery and then install it again, then charge for up to
12 hours.
•
If the battery is completely depleted, it may take up to 30 minutes to
charge the parent unit before it can be used for a short time.
•
Purchase new batteries. Refer to Parent unit battery installation and
Parent unit battery charging.
The parent unit beeps.
Move the parent unit closer to the baby units (but not less than 1.5
metres). The parent unit may be out of range.
•
The batteries may be running low, Connect the parent unit to the
mains power with the supplied power adaptor for recharging.
•
The baby unit may be switched off. Press and hold
on the baby unit.
key to switch
Common cure for electronic equipment.
•
If the audio monitor is not responding normally, try the following (in
the order listed):
1. Disconnect the power to the baby unit and the parent unit.
2. Remove the batteries in the parent units and then install the
batteries again.
3. Wait a few minutes before connecting power back to the baby
unit and the parent unit.
4. Turn on the baby unit and the parent unit.
5. Wait for the parent unit to synchronise with the baby unit. Allow
up to one minute for this to take place.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
•
7.
DEFAULT SETTINGS
Features
Parent unit
Baby unit
Nightlight
/
OFF
Language
ENGLISH
/
Lullaby
/
Lullaby 1- TWINKLE STAR
Sound Alert
OFF
/
Termperature
format
Celcius
/
Speaker volume
Level 3
Level 3
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8.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
No. of channels:
120
Frequency:
1881.792 - 1897.344 MHz
Power supply
Electrical power:
Baby unit: Ten Pao - S004LS0600045
Input: 100 - 240VAC 50/60Hz 150mA
Output: 6VDC 450mA
Battery Information:
Parent unit: GPI - VTHC043C00,
2 x 1.2V AAA size 400mAh NiMH
CORUN - Ni-MHAAAJ400,
2 x 1.2V AAA size 400mAh NiMH
Transmitting
power:
Max. 250mW
Operating
temperature:
10°C to 39°C
Temperature
accuracy
±1°C (at 25°C)
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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Parent unit: Ten Pao - S004LS0600045
Input: 100 - 240VAC 50/60Hz 150mA
Output 6VDC 450mA
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