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ER3000 OPERATION MANUAL
ALWAYS press the “RESET” button on the front of the unit after
battery replacement or if the unit fails to operate properly.
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Thank you for purchasing the ER3000.
Please read this operation manual carefully before using the
product.
The ultimate electronic crossword solver, including a unique
and powerful knowledge search facility plus other useful features and 10 great word games.
The Oxford Crossword Dictionary 2nd Edition © Oxford University Press
1998, 2001 with additional material © Oxford University Press 2001.
The Little Oxford Thesaurus 2nd Edition © Oxford University Press 2002.
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CONTENTS
Games .......................................... 46
Hangman .................................... 48
User Hangman ........................... 51
Jumble ........................................ 52
User Jumble ............................... 54
Beat the Clock ............................ 55
Memory ...................................... 57
Hidden ........................................ 59
Crossword Quiz .......................... 62
Tops and Tails ............................. 64
Letter Skills ................................. 66
Calculator ...................................... 68
Converters .................................... 70
SET Mode ..................................... 72
Help function ................................. 77
Proper Use / Specification ............ 78
ONE YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY .. 79
Functions and Features .................. 2
The Keys and their Functions ......... 8
Preparation for using the Unit ....... 10
1. Resetting: ............................... 10
2. Contrast Adjustment ............... 11
3. Demo Function ....................... 12
Changing the Batteries ................. 14
Spellchecker .................................. 16
Thesaurus ..................................... 21
Solvers .......................................... 25
Anagram Solver ......................... 26
Crossword Solver ....................... 28
Abbreviation Solver .................... 30
Knowledge Viewer ...................... 32
Knowledge Finder ...................... 36
Phrase Finder ............................. 42
Letter Changer ........................... 44
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Functions and Features
Anagram Solver
1 Solver
Crossword Solver
This product contains over 250,000 words from The Oxford
Crossword Dictionary 2nd Edition to help you solve hard to finish
crosswords and other word games. Simply fill in the letters you
know and put question marks (?) or asterisk (*) for the ones you
don’t, to complete those hard-to-finish puzzles.
Knowledge Solver
The Knowledge Solver contains 13 categories with 256 encyclopedic lists from The Oxford Crossword Dictionary 2nd Edition.
You can view the knowledge database by scrolling through the
categories and lists, or you can search the knowledge database using
keywords and wildcards.
2
The unit contains over 250,000 words from The Oxford Crossword
Dictionary 2nd Edition.
Simply type a word or a jumble of letters and the solver will build a
list of as many anagram words as possible.
Change a Letter Solver
This solver will allow you to view possible alternative words, by
changing one letter at a time. Simply type a word and the solver will
build a list of as many words as possible, changing one letter at a
time from your entry word.
Phrase Solver
The unit will help you to find phrases containing your keywords
from the extensive 250,000 entries from The Oxford Crossword
Dictionary 2nd Edition. Simply type a word and the solver will
build a list of as many phrases as possible.
3
Abbreviation Dictionary
You can decode over 10,000 common abbreviations from The
Oxford Crossword Dictionary 2nd Edition.
Simply type an abbreviation and the solver will display as many
meanings as possible.
2 Thesaurus -- Finding Synonyms
You can find synonyms for the word you enter. When the word you
enter has more than one meaning, the unit will group the synonyms
according to part of speech and meaning. The unit can provide over
2.5 million including alternative and opposite words. Thesaurus
entry words, their synonyms and how the synonyms are grouped, all
come from The Little Oxford Thesaurus.
Hangman, User Hangman, Jumble, User Jumble, Beat the Clock,
Memory, Hidden, Crossword Quiz, Tops and Tails, Letter Skills.
User skill levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced.
Display the score of the games (Score, and number of games)
4 Spellchecker
Instant phonetic spelling correction for over 118,000 words ensures
you will always have the answer at your fingertips.
You can search a word with wildcards ( “? ” and “*” ) if you are
uncertain of the spelling.
5 Calculator
A full function calculator with memory and % is included.
12 digits, 1 Memory
3 Games
10 great vocabulary-building word games to challenge your
command of the English language.
4
5
6 Converters
The conversion function enables you to convert metric/imperial
units of length, area, volume, weight, capacity, power, and
temperature.
190 metric/imperial conversions are built into the calculator.
7 DEMO Function
A demonstration display explains the contents of the unit.
The demonstration message starts automatically after you press the
ON key.
8 HELP Function
An explanation of how to operate the various functions is simply
explained on the screen at each operational stage in each mode.
Press the help key at any point to display a context sensitive help
message.
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7
The Keys and their Functions
• Unit will automatically TURN OFF when not used for approximately
3 minutes.
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12 For scrolling down through the
lists in memory. / For selecting
the menu in the Converter mode.
13 (?) Substitutes for a single letter
when you are uncertain of a
spelling.
14 Executes the functions.
15 For scrolling down through the
lists in memory.
16 For scrolling back through the
lists in memory.
17 (*) Used instead of one or more
letters if you don’t know how to
spell a word.
18 For setting Demo Message, LCD
Contrast, Games Level, Game
Scores and Word List.
19 Letter, numeral and symbol input
keys.
1 Turns the power ON and OFF.
2 Selects Solver mode.
3 Selects Spellchecker/ Thesaurus
mode.
4 Selects Game mode.
5 Activates Help function.
6 RESET button
7 Selects Calculator and Unit
Converters.
8 Clears all the input characters.
Returns the display to the initial
state.
9 For deleting the last input character.
/ For shifting the display to the left.
10 For scrolling back through the lists
in memory. / For selecting the
menu in the Converter mode.
11 Enters a single blank space when
pressed once. / For shifting the
display to the right.
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Preparation for using the Unit
2. Contrast Adjustment
1. Resetting
Before using the unit, press the “RESET” button on the
front of the unit.
The contrast adjustment display will appear. ( See page 11. )
1. After resetting, the contrast
adjustment display will appear.
▲
▼
2. You can use either
or
to adjust the contrast of the display
Level 1 to Level 11.
(Initial setting = 6)
▲
▼
3 Press
to finish.
The display will enter the Spellchecker mode.
ALWAYS press the “RESET” button on the front of the unit after
battery replacement or if the unit fails to operate properly.
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* If you want to adjust the contrast of the display again, press
Select “ LCD Contrast” by using
or
and then press
( See page 73. )
11
.
.
3. Demo Function
* The next time you turn on the power, the demonstration display will
not appear if you set as follows:
When you turn on the power, a
demonstration display will begin to
explain the contents of the unit.
* You can stop the demonstration by
pressing any of the keys.
OXFORD
Crossword Solver
The ultimate
reference for
...
The unit will show the initial display
of the mode used before the power
was last turned off.
Welcome to the
1 Press
.
“Demo Message” will appear.
Demo Message
▲
▼
2 Press
Enable Demo
▲
▼
Disable Demo
▲
▼
Demo Message
▲
▼
.
3 Select “Disable Demo” by using
or
.
* If you want to see the demonstration
display again, select “Enable Demo”.
4 Press
to finish.
( See page 72. )
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Changing the Batteries
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
The batteries need to be changed as soon as the display becomes
dim. Make sure that the power is switched off before replacing the
batteries.
Turn the unit OFF.
Remove the screw and the battery
cover from the back of the unit.
Remove the old batteries.
Insert two (2) new (CR2025)
batteries with the “+” side facing
up.
Replace the battery cover and the
screw.
Press the “ RESET ” button.
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CAUTION
• The batteries may pose a choking hazard to small children.
• Keep the batteries and product away from small children.
• Do not expose the batteries to open flame or intense heat.
• Never use batteries other than those specified.
• Do not use a previously used battery together with a new battery.
Resetting:
If the unit does not operate properly after the batteries have
been replaced, or if at any time the unit fails to operate
properly, gently press the “ RESET ” button.
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Spellchecker
4 Phonetically similar words may also
be displayed by pressing
or
.
If the spelling of a word you enter is correct :
1 Press
once or twice to activate
the Spellchecker.
• You can switch between the
Spellchecker mode and the Thesaurus
mode by pressing
.
2 Type a word to be checked.
Example: psychology
3 Press
psychologies
Spellchecker
• To scroll alphabetically up or down through the unit’s word list,
starting from the displayed word, press
or
.
• To clear the display and spell check another word, simply enter your
new word.
psychology_
Entering and Correcting Letters
Correctly Spelt
.
After the display “ Correctly Spelt”,
the entered word will be displayed in
boldface.
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▲
▼
psychology
▼
*
*
*
*
Up to 25 letters can be entered.
Use
to enter a space.
Corrections can be made by using
.
The entire display can be cleared by pressing
17
.
If the spelling of a word you enter is incorrect :
1 Type a word to be checked.
Example: sycology
If you are unsure of part of the spelling of a word, enter the word using
“?” or “ * ” for the letter(s) of which you are unsure.
sycology_
2 Press
.
When the spelling of a word entered
is incorrect, a list of correctly spelled
words that are phonetically similar to
the entered spelling is prepared.
After the display “Correction List ”,
the first proposed word will be
displayed.
3 Press
words.
Using the Wildcard function
to see other proposed
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Use
to enter “ ? ”.
This is used in place of a single character.
Use
to enter “ * ”. (Up to two “ * ” can be used.)
This is used in place of one or more characters.
Checking . . .
Correction List
psychology
cytology
▼
▲
▼
1 Type a word.
Example: p*n??t
p*n??t_
2 Press
.
After the display “ Checking ...”, the
first corresponding word will be
displayed.
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Checking . . .
pennant
▼
Thesaurus
penult
▲
▼
...
3 You may continue to scroll through
the corresponding word list by using
and
.
• To clear the display and spell check another word, simply enter your
new word.
* If the corresponding word list has a great number of words, the unit
will check the word list again. In this case you can not return to the
first corresponding word.
You can investigate the synonyms (and antonyms) for a word you enter.
When a word you enter has more than one meaning, the unit will group
the synonyms according to part of speech and meaning.
1 Press
once or twice to activate
the Thesaurus.
2 Enter letters.
Example: rate
rate_
3 Press
.
The entered word will be displayed as a
headword in boldface.
rate
• You may scroll through the headword
list by using
or
.
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Thesaurus
21
▲
▼
6 If there are two or more groups of
synonyms, press
to see each
successive group.
Press
to return.
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rate noun: 2/2
Matches In
Synonyms!
businesslike ad
▼
Example: workaday
▼
common adjectiv ▲▼
▼
...
ratio
workaday_
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▼
If the entered word is not contained in
the headword of the thesaurus but
contained in the synonyms or
antonyms data, the unit will find and
display the group(s) of the synonyms
or antonyms.
...
PERCENTAGE
▼
5 Press
to see the meaning of the
group and synonyms.
Press
to return.
Words not in headword
▲▼
rate noun: 1/2
▲▼
4 Press
or
.
First group of synonyms will be
displayed.
Solvers
Words not in memory
The unit provides several solvers that can help you to solve your word games.
If you press
when a word you have entered is not contained
in the unit’s list of entries, or if the word you entered is misspelled,
the unit will find and display a word which is spelled most closely
to your entered word.
This happens even if the found word
prated _
has no linguistic relationship to your
entered word.
Example: prated
Thesaurus.
prank
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SELECT A SOLVER
1 Press
.
The unit returns to the last solver used
each time you select the solver mode.
2 Select the solver you wish to play by
pressing
or
.
Anagram
▲
▼
Crossword
▲
▼
The solver is displayed in the
following order.
Anagram, Crossword, Abbreviations, Knowledge View,
Knowledge Find, Phrases, Letter Change
• By pressing the first letter of a solver, you can jump directly to the
desired solver. Further solvers starting with the same letter can be
displayed by pressing the same letter again.
...
No Matches In
Selecting the solver
▲
▼
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4 You may continue to scroll through
the corresponding word list by using
or
.
Anagram Solver
1 Select “Anagram” and then press
.
Anagram
▲
▼
ENTER LETTERS.
2 Enter letters.
Example: rail
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rial
5 To clear the display and enter another
word, press
.
rail _
3 Press
.
After the display “ Checking ...”, the
first corresponding word will be
displayed.
lair
▲
▼
...
Look for the right word using the same letters as the word you have
entered.
▲
ENTER LETTERS.
* If the word or letters entered do not have any anagrams, the
message “No anagrams found ” will be displayed.
Checking . . .
aril
▼
* The word list for the Anagram Solver can be selected between the
Oxford Crossword Dictionary List of 250,000 words and the
Spellchecker word list of over 118,000 words in the [Word List] of
the SET mode.
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Look for the right word by entering letters you know along with “ ?” or
“ * ” for any letters you don’t know.
Use
to enter “ ? ”.
This is used in place of a single character.
Use
to enter “ * ”. (Up to two “ * ” can be used.)
This is used in place of one or more characters.
1 Select “Crossword” and then press
.
Crossword
ENTER LETTERS.
2 Enter letters.
Example: *bis???
*bis???_
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3 Press
.
After the display “ Checking ...”, the
first corresponding word will be
displayed.
4 You may continue to scroll through
the corresponding word list by using
or
.
▲
▼
Checking . . .
archbishop
▼
area bishop
▲
▼
...
Crossword Solver
* The corresponding word list includes the word with space or hyphen.
* If the corresponding word list has a great number of words, the unit
will check the word list again. In this case you can not return to the
first corresponding word.
* If the letters entered do not have any corresponding word, the
message “No words found” will be displayed.
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* If there is more than one solution, you
will be able to scroll the list using
.
Abbreviations
SEARCH WORD . . .
esf_
3 Press
.
If the abbreviation is contained in the
dictionary, it will be displayed with
the definition.
ESF: European S
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ESG: Education
* If entered letters are not contained in the abbreviation dictionary, the
unit will find and display the abbreviation which most closely
matches your entered letters.
▼
2 Type an abbreviation.
Example: esf
5 You may scroll through the abbreviation list by using
or
.
...
▲
▼
▲▼
1 Select “Abbreviations” and then press
.
European Scienc
▼
The Abbreviation solver allows you to search the abbreviation dictionary
to “decode” over 10,000 common abbreviations.
4 Press
to see the rest of the
definition.
Press
to return.
Abbreviation Solver
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The category is displayed in the following order.
Knowledge Viewer
This Solver enables you to view the thematic lists in the generalknowledge section in a similar manner to scrolling through the lists in
the book. These lists has been compiled by Oxford University Press to
help provide answers to crossword clues and other quiz questions.
1 Select “Knowledge View” and then
press
.
The unit returns to the last category
used each time you select the
Knowledge Viewer mode.
2 Select the category you wish to find
by pressing
or
.
Knowledge View
▲
▼
LITERATURE
▲
▼
SPORT AND GAMES
▲
▼
LITERATURE / SPORT AND GAMES / FOOD AND DRINK /
MISCELLANEOUS / NAMES / HISTORY, POLITICS AND WAR /
RELIGION AND MYTHOLOGY / GEOGRAPHY AND TRANSPORT /
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY / MEDICINE / ANIMALS / PLANTS /
ART, MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT
3 Press
.
The unit shows the sub category.
Press
to return.
SPORTS AND SPOR ▲▼
4 Select the sub category by pressing
or
and then press
.
The first entry will be displayed.
SPORTING TERMS
abseil
* If the unit shows the lower sub category, repeat step 4.
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▲
▼
6 To check the category of an entry in
the list, press
.
5 You may scroll through the list by
using
or
.
...
ace
First Character Search
By pressing the first letter of an entry
in the list, you can jump directly to
the desired entry.
Further entries starting with the same
letter can be displayed by pressing the
same letter again.
Example: h
* When the unit shows the category or
sub category, you can also use this
search procedure.
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SPORT AND GAMES
Press
a second time.
It displays the sub category.
SPORTING TERMS
Press
a third time.
It goes back to the original entry.
half - time
halfback
half - time
* Data in the Knowledge Viewer is displayed in the same order as the
printed version of the Oxford Crossword Dictionary.
* Any notes relevant to a particular list may be found at the end of the
sub category.
E.g. * Indicates joint region (in the case of “Rulers of England”)
* In the context of The Bible, OT stands for Old Testament and NT
stands for New Testament.
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Knowledge Finder
This Solver is a powerful tool to enable you to perform searches across
all the thematic lists in the general-knowledge section. It’s a bit like
using a search engine on the Internet. You can use wildcard characters
(? or *) and keywords from your clue to help you find answers by
searching across all the lists at the same time.
These lists have been compiled by Oxford University Press to help
provide answers to crossword clues and other quiz questions.
1 Select “Knowledge Find” and then
press
.
2 Type in your key words.
They can be a category or related
word with the entry which you want
to find.
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Knowledge Find
SEARCH WORD . . .
▲
▼
E.g. art and dutch :
This means that result should be
related to art and Dutch.
art dutch_
• You can add one target word with
art dutch g???_
wildcard letters (? or *), if you know
some letters of the target word.
In this example, the target word is “Gogh”. In case you know that
the target word is four letters and it starts “g”. It will be “g???”.
* If you don’t have any hint for the word (any length and letters), you
can omit this word and you can search by scrolling all data that has
words related to your key words.
* Up to two (*) can be entered and any number of (?) but, you can
only have one target word containing wildcards.
* You need to enter at least one key word.
* You can enter key words in any order.
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Press
a third time.
It goes back to the original entry.
PEOPLE IN THE A
Van Gogh, Vince
• You can enter numbers by pressing a number key followed by
or
where numbers are on the letter keys. A hyphen can be
entered by pressing
followed by
or
.
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+
+
+
E.g.
,
,
,
=1769
This can be very useful for finding entries related to people.
[e.g. Duke of Wellington (1769-1852)]
• The entered word is spellchecked first against the thematic data. If
the entered word was spelt incorrectly, it will be ignored from the
input automatically.
In this example “zzz” and “xxx” are
zzz harry xxx_
ignored from input and the correct
answer is displayed.
Harry S. Truman
If the entered word is not in the
thematic data, a message “No
matches found” is displayed and it
goes back to the input display.
* This solver searches only the Thematic data and does not search
words from Crossword list.
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▼
Press
a second time.
It displays the sub category.
ART, MUSIC, AND
▼
4 You can check the category of the
answer by pressing
.
It displays the main category.
▼
Van Gogh, Vince
▼
Checking . . .
▼
3 Press
.
Results that meet the conditions will
be displayed.
Here are some further examples of how you can use the Knowledge Finder:
(Entry)
(Result)
fish s????
A list of fish with 5 letter words in their names
starting with “s”
harry webb
Finds: Sir Cliff Richard
jet engine
Finds: Sir Frank Whittle, inventor
phobia spiders a* arachnophobia
NOTE Because you can search across all categories at the same time, you
may get results from different categories in the same list. E.g.fish ??????
= 1) Piscis (CONSTELLATIONS)
2) Salmon (FISH)
This is intended to give you all possible solutions which match your
criteria, because you may not always know from your clue, exactly
which of the 256 categories you should be looking under. If you want
to check the category of a result, press
as described above.
Please take a little time to learn how to use this solver, as it has been
designed to provide you with lots of different ways to search Oxford’s
wealth of general knowledge information.
* If you enter complicated key words and target words, it may take a
long time to check the word list. In this case you can stop the search
by pressing
.
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4 To display further matching phrases,
press
or
.
Phrase Finder
Look for the phrases using the word you have entered.
Phrases
▲
▼
5 To clear the display and enter another
word, press
.
SEARCH WORD . . .
2 Type a word.
Example: jump
jump_
3 Press
.
The first phrase that includes the
entered word will be displayed.
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...
1 Select “Phrases” and then press
.
jump Jim Crow
• The entered word is spellchecked first against the crossword list.
Checking . . .
jump on
SEARCH WORD . . .
▼
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▲
▼
4 To display next word with one letter
changed, press
or
.
Letter Changer
The Letter Changer generates a list of words, which are different by
one letter from input word.
1 Select “Letter Change” and then
press
.
Letter Change
apply
▲
▼
5 To clear the display and enter another
word, press
.
SEARCH WORD . . .
2 Type a word.
Example: apple
apple_
3 Press
.
The first word with one letter changed
will be displayed.
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SEARCH WORD . . .
* If the word entered does not have a corresponding word or words
with one letter changed, the message “No words found” will be
displayed.
Checking . . .
ample
▲
▼
* The word list for the Letter Changer can be selected between the
Oxford Crossword Dictionary List of 250,000 words and the
Spellchecker word list of over 118,000 words in the [Word List] of
the SET mode.
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Games
The game is displayed in the following order.
Hangman, User Hangman, Jumble, User Jumble, Beat the Clock,
Memory, Hidden, Crossword Quiz, Tops and Tails, Letter Skills
• By pressing the first letter of a game, you can jump directly to the
desired game. Further games starting with the same letter can be
displayed by pressing the same letter again.
There are 10 great word games that will help you to improve your
spelling and vocabulary.
Selecting the game
1 Press
.
SELECT A GAME
The unit returns to the last game used
each time you select the game mode.
▲
▼
(NOTE)
* To skip the displayed question, press
, then the next question
will appear. This will not be counted in your score.
User Hangman
▲
▼
* The Game Levels can be changed from the SET menu.
(See page 73.)
...
2 Select the game you wish to play by
pressing
or
.
Hangman
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Hangman
This is a game in which you have to find a mystery word whose
spelling is unknown to you with a limited number of allowed tries.
1 Select “ Hangman” and then press
.
The number of letters in the mystery
word is indicated by question marks.
Hangman
??????
▲
▼
0/10
* The number of tries you are allowed
will decrease progressively every time
you enter an incorrect letter.
bott?e
YOU’RE A WINNER !
1/10
3 If all the letters in the word are
displayed before you have used up all
the tries, a congratulatory message
will be displayed and counted in the
“Won ” column.
Then the next mystery word will be
displayed.
The number of times you can try is
shown at the right of “/”.
2 When you enter one of the letters used
in the mystery word, the question
mark will be replaced by the letter.
Example: Enter “e”.
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?????e
* In case the same letter is used two or more times in the same word:
If you enter the letter, all the corresponding question marks will be
??tt?e
3/10
replaced by the letter simultaneously.
Example: Enter “t”.
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5/6
Won : 1 Lost : 0
??????
0/8
* One letter will be displayed in turn as a “Tip” every time you press
.
* All the letters will be displayed if you press
.
* If you fail to find the word before you
have used up all the tries you are
allowed, or if you press
half
way through a game, “Sorry, you
lose. ” will be displayed and counted
in the “Lost ” column.
Sorry, you lose.
The answer was
bottle
Then the answer will be displayed.
Won : 0 Lost : 1
Then the next question will be
displayed.
??????
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0/10
User Hangman
This is a Hangman Game using words that you can select.
1 Select “User Hangman ” and then
User Hangman ▲▼
press
.
2 Enter a word. You can use up to 11
GAME WORD?
letters.
Example: bottle
bottle _
3 Press
.
* The ensuing procedure is the same as
that used in the Hangman Game.
??????
0/7
*** Tip for Parents ***
This game is a fun way for you to help your children to learn new words from a
list or as part of their homework. Select a suitable level, secretly enter your
chosen word and then work with them to correctly spell the mystery word.
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1 Select “Jumble” and then press
.
The selected letters and the number of
answers will be displayed at the right
of “ / ”.
Example: tcsoa
* When you press
, the order of
the letters in the displayed word will
change at random.
▲
▼
Jumble
Checking . . .
tcsoa
0/5
2 Enter the word using all the selected
coast _
letters.
* If your answer is incorrect, the message “Try again .” will appear
and the selected letters will be displayed again.
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3 Press
.
If your answer is correct, the selected
letters will be displayed again.
Enter the next word and press
.
* The entered answers can be seen
again by using
or
.
OK!
tcsoa
1/4
...
Jumble
Using letters displayed at random, you attempt to find a specified
number of words.
4 If you enter all the answers, a
BRAVO !
congratulatory message will be
displayed and counted in the “ Won”
column.
Won : 1 Lost : 0
* To give up entering letters, press
.
The answer will be displayed with a cross.
* The answers can be seen by using
or
. Correct words will
be displayed with a tick. Missed words will be displayed with a
cross.
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User Jumble
Beat the Clock
This is a Jumble game using words that you can select.
1 Select “User Jumble” and then press
User
.
2 Enter a word. You can use up to 11
letters.
Example: ascot
Jumble
▲
▼
GAME LETTERS?
ascot _
3 Press
.
The selected word and the number of
ascot
0/4
other words will be displayed.
* The ensuing procedure is the same as that used in the Jumble Game.
The letters of a mystery word are displayed one at a time at regular
intervals. Enter the mystery word before they are all displayed.
1 Select “Beat the Clock” and then
press
.
Beat the Clock ▲▼
The number of letters in the mystery
word is indicated by question marks.
??????
0/7
The number of times you can try is
shown at the right of “/”.
b?????
0/6
2 If you press any of the keys, the
hidden letters will be displayed one
b? tt??
0/5
by one.
*** Tip for Parents ***
b? tt?e
This game is a fun way for you to help your children to learn new words. Simply
enter your chosen word and then work with them to correctly find the anagrams.
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0/4
3 Complete the spelling of the mystery word.
bottle
2/2
Example: bottle
If you complete the spelling of the
mystery word before all the letters are
displayed, a congratulatory message
YOU WIN !
will be displayed and counted in the
“Won ” column.
Won : 1 Lost : 0
Then the next mystery word will be
displayed.
* One letter will be displayed in turn as a “Tip” every time you press
.
* All the letters will be displayed if you press
.
* If you fail to find the word before you have used up all the tries you
are allowed, or if you press
half way through a game,
“Sorry, you lose. ” will be displayed and counted in the “Lost ”
column. Then the answer and the next mystery word will be
displayed.
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Memory
Correctly enter the spellings of word momentarily displayed.
1 Select “Memory ” and then press
.
The words will be displayed for about
one second.
Example: tinkle
2 Enter the spelling of the word which
has just disappeared from the screen.
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Memory
Tinkle
Enter a Guess
tinkle_
▲
▼
3 Press
.
If your answer is correct, a congratulatory message will be displayed and
counted in the “ Won ” column.
Then the answer and the next word
will be displayed.
Hidden
CONGRATULATIONS!
Find the non-synonym word from the displayed words.
Won : 1 Lost : 0
1 Select “ Hidden” and then press
.
Hidden
Find the
* To give up entering letters, press
.
non-synonym
* If your answer is incorrect, or if you press
, “Sorry, you lose.”
will be displayed and counted in the “Lost ” column.
word . . .
Checking . . .
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▲
▼
A list of synonyms is displayed with
one random word added that does not
belong.
You have to select the non-synonym
word.
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pause
▼
termination
▲
▼
visit
▲
▼
halt
▲
▼
finish
▲
▼
break
▲
▼
conclusion
▲
▼
end
▲
2 Press
or
synonym word.
to select the non-
visit
3 Press
.
When the correct word is selected, a
congratulatory message will be
displayed and counted in the “ Won”
column.
* To give up selecting a word, press
YOU’RE A WINNER !
Won : 1 Lost : 0
.
* If your answer is incorrect, “ Sorry, you lose. ” will be displayed
and counted in the “ Lost ” column.
Then the correct word will appear.
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▲
▼
Crossword Quiz
Enter a letter at the place of question mark.
1 Select “Crossword Quiz” and then
press
.
Crossword Quiz
res?o?se
The question will be displayed.
Example: res?o?se
2 Enter a letter for the first question
mark.
Example: p
3 Enter a letter at the next question mark.
Example: n
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respo?se
response
▲
▼
* The entered letter can be cleared by
pressing
.
If your answer is correct, a congratulatory message will be displayed and
counted in the “ Won ” column.
Then the next question will be displayed.
CONGRATULATIONS!
Won : 1 Lost : 0
* One letter will be displayed in turn as a “Tip” every time you press
.
* To give up entering letters, press
.
* If your answer is incorrect, or if you press
, “Sorry, you
lose. ” will be displayed and counted in the “Lost ” column.
* Then the first correct solution will be displayed, you can check any
alternative solutions by pressing
or
.
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Tops and Tails
Enter a word that has the specific first and last letters.
1 Select “Tops and Tails” and then press
.
The first and last letter of a word will
be displayed.
Example: Start:T End:Y
Tops and Tails
Start: T End: Y
* To give up entering letters, press
today_
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YOU’RE A WINNER !
Won : 1 Lost : 0
Start: K End: D
.
* If your answer is incorrect, or if you press
, “One Answer
. . . ” appears, then a correct solution and your current score appears
on the screen.
* To skip the displayed question, press
, then the next question will
appear. This will not be counted in
your score.
2 Enter a word.
Example: today
▲
▼
3 Press
.
If your answer is correct, a congratulatory message will be displayed and
counted in the “ Won ” column.
Then the next question will be
displayed.
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Letter Skills
Enter a word that has the specific letters.
1 Select “Letter Skills” and then press
.
You must enter a word which has one
specific letter and uses at least two
letters from the displayed letters.
Example: x : aeehmnst
Letter Skills
▲
▼
x : aeehmnst
You need to use this letter.
3 Press
.
If your answer is correct, a congratulatory message will be displayed and
counted in the “ Won ” column.
Then the next question will be
displayed.
* To give up entering letters, press
next_
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Won : 1 Lost : 0
s : abfmot
.
* If your answer is incorrect, or if you press
, “One Answer
. . . ” appears, then a correct solution and your current score appears
on the screen.
* To skip the displayed question, press
, then the next question will
appear. This will not be counted in
your score.
2 Enter a word.
Example: next
CONGRATULATIONS!
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Calculator
Correcting and Clearing Entries
Keys and their Functions
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
Selects Calculator and Unit Converters.
Clears last entry with one press, clears all with two
presses.
1~0
Number input keys.
+, –, x, ÷ Mathematical function keys.
MC
Clears memory.
MR
Recalls number from memory.
M+
Enters number into memory.
MSubtracts number from memory.
+/–
Changes sign of number.
%
Percentage key.
If you enter an incorrect number, press
to clear the entire
displayed number, then re-enter the correct number.
If you press an incorrect mathematical function key, simply press
the correct function key afterwards.
If “ E ” appears in display:
• The answer to a calculation is more than 12 digits.
• The memory is full.
• 0 has been used as a divisor.
Press
to remove the “ E ” and continue.
* The number stored in the memory is held when the calculation is
changed, the mode is switched or the power is turned off.
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Converters
1 Press
5 Press
.
0.
2 Enter the number you wish to convert.
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.
Kilometre
▲
▼
5.
UNIT CONVERTER
4 Select the category of the conversions
using
or
.
The category of the conversions is
displayed in the following order
Temperature, Length, Area,
Volume, Weight, Capacity, Power
STARTING UNITS
Select the Starting Units for the
entered number by using
or
6 Press
3 Press
or
to enter the
conversion mode.
.
Temperature
▲
▼
▲
▼
DESIRED UNITS
Select the Desired Units for the
entered number by using
or
7 Press
Length
.
.
5 kilometres = 3.10685596119 miles.
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.
Mile
▲
▼
3.10685596119 ml
SET Mode
Setting the LCD Contrast
You can customize the operating conditions.
Press
and then press
or
to select an item, when you
want to change the default settings.
Changing the DEMO mode
1 Press
.
Press
or
to select “Demo
Message”.
2 Press
.
Press
or
to select “Enable
Demo” or “Disable Demo”.
3 Press
to set it. (See page 12.)
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Demo Message
▲
▼
Enable Demo
▲
▼
Disable Demo
▲
▼
1 Press
.
Press
or
to select “LCD
Contrast”.
2 Press
.
Press
or
to adjust the
contrast of the LCD display.
3 Press
to set it. (See page 11.)
LCD Contrast
▲
▼
▲
▼
▲
▼
Setting the Game Level
The unit provides three skill levels of playing games (Beginner,
Intermediate and Advanced). The set level can be changed as required.
1 Press
.
Games Level ▲▼
Press
or
to select “Games
Level ”.
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2 Press
Press
levels.
3 Press
.
or
to select one of the
Beginner
Intermediate
to set it.
Advanced
▲
▼
▲
▼
▲
▼
Score of the Games
The unit can display the score of the games.
1 Press
.
Press
or
to select “Games
Scores”.
2 Press
Press
games.
.
or
to select one of the
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Games Scores
▲
▼
Hangman
▲
▼
3 Press
to select a game.
The total number of times the selected
game has been played is displayed.
Next, the current score is displayed.
4 Then “Clear Score Y/N ?” displayed.
By pressing
, the current Score
and Total number will be cleared.
Pressing
will retain the current
score.
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Total Games: 5
Won : 3 Lost : 2
Clear Score Y/N ?
Help function
Setting the Word Level for Solvers
An explanation of how to operate the various functions is simply
explained on the screen at each operational stage in each mode.
The word list for the Anagram Solver, Crossword Solver, Phrase
Finder and Letter Changer can be selected between the Oxford
Crossword Dictionary word list of 250,000 words and the
Spellchecker word list of over 118,000 words in the SET mode.
1 Press
.
Press
or
to select “Word
List”.
2 Press
.
Press
or
to select one of the
levels.
Professional Oxford Crossword List:
Beginner
Spellchecker List:
3 Press
Word List
Professional
Beginner
250,000 words
118,000 words
Example:
▲
▼
▲
▼
1 Press
.
Spellchecker
2 Press
.
The help explanation is displayed
automatically.
▲
▼
a word, type it
* You can stop display of the explanation by pressing any of the keys.
to set it.
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To spell check
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Proper Use
ONE YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY
To ensure a long and useful life from this precision electronic instrument, do
not expose the unit to extreme heat or cold, water or other liquids including
spray cleaners or extreme pressure (such as carrying in a back pocket).
Doing any or all of these things may render the unit inoperable and
invalidate the warranty.
Specification
Display:
16 characters x 1 line
Temperature range:
0° C to +40° C (32°F to 104° F)
Batteries:
Lithium CR2025 x 2 pcs.
Battery life:
approx. 250 hours (continuous use)
Automatic power off: approx. 3 minutes
Size:
115 (W) x 73 (H) x 13 (D) mm
Weight:
approx. 72g (including batteries)
* Specifications may change without notice due to our policy of continual
product improvement. / The life of the batteries will vary depending on how
the unit is used.
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1. This product is warranted to be free from defects in material or workmanship
for one year from date of purchase.
2. Repair (or at our option, replacement) will be made on any unit which proves
to be defective during this period. Carefully pack the unit along with proof of
purchase and a completed copy of the Warranty Record you will find in this
manual. Postage, insurance and shipping costs incurred in returning the product
for warranty service are your responsibility.
3. This warranty does not extend to units which have been subjected to misuse,
abuse, neglect, accidents or to units that have been used in violation of the
operation instructions. If in our judgement, the unit shows evidence of having
been altered, modified or serviced without our authorisation, it will be ineligible
for service under this warranty.
4. In Europe, this warranty does not affect your statutory rights.
5. Battery replacement and broken Liquid Crystal Displays are not covered
under this warranty.
Seiko Instruments Inc. shall not be liable for any direct, consequential or incidental
damages arising out of use of this product. Seiko Instruments Inc. shall not be
responsible for damages to this unit as a result of a natural or unnatural disaster,
except to the extent prohibited by applicable law. Any implied warranty of
merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose on this product is limited in
duration to the duration of the warranty.
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