User`s guide | Excalibur electronic 641S Motorized Toy Car User Manual

User’s Guide for
Beverage Buggy
Ages 7+
Model No.: 641S
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ongratulations on your purchase of Excalibur
Electronics’ Beverage Buggy. You and your friends
will enjoy hours of fun driving your Beverage
Buggy.
Your Beverage Buggy is easy to use but be sure
to use it safely. Before starting, please read this manual
thoroughly, especially noting safety, care and battery
information. Keep this manual for reference.
This package contains 1 Beverage Buggy, 1
transmitter, 1 antenna, 1 tube for antenna, 1 battery cartridge and 1 manual.
TABLE
OF
CONTENTS
Functions of Buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. age 5
How to Play. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 6
Tips. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .page 7
Troubleshooting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 7
Installing Batteries. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .page 8
Special Care & Handling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 9
Battery Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 9
90-Day Limited Warranty. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .page 11
The legendary King Arthur
brandished a magic sword,
Excalibur, from which we take
our company name. With this
unique weapon in his hands, he
could not be vanquished.
Although Excalibur Electronics
can’t claim the magical secrets
of Merlin, King Arthur’s court
wizard, sometimes our patented
technology may make it seem
as if we could.
We make you think.
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Your Beverage Buggy
Includes...
Functions of Buttons
LEFT
JOYSTICK
TRANSMITTER:
right, as shown in Figures 1
and 2.
TRIM SWITCH CONTROL:
The trim switch is located
on the underside of your
Beverage Buggy. This is
used to align the wheels for
consistent
straight-line
driving. Switch left or right
to align the wheels.
ON
Push up to
drive the vehicle forward.
Push down to drive the
vehicle in reverse, as shown
in Figures 1 and 2.
RIGHT
JOYSTICK
TRANSMITTER:
ON
Push left to
steer the vehicle left. Push
right to steer the vehicle
Figure 1
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Figure 2
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How to Play
To begin, insert the
antenna wire through the
hollow tube. Avoid pulling
the wire too tight. The wire
is on the top of your
Beverage Buggy. Tie a knot
on top to secure, as shown
in Figure 3.
allow you to drive it forward, reverse, left and right.
Use both joysticks to
turn. If you want to turn
right while driving forward,
push the right joystick right
and push the left joystick
up. If you want to turn left
while driving in reverse,
push the right joystick left
and push the left joystick
back.
You can fit up to two
beverages in the driver’s
and passenger’s seats. You
can fit either bottles or cans
of your favorite beverage.
Carefully, place your beverage in the drink holder
inside the Beverage Buggy,
as shown in Figure 4.
Figure 3
Turn the switch to the ON
position for power.
In a clockwise direction,
screw the antenna into the
cavity located at the top of
the transmitter.
Use the joysticks on the
transmitter to drive your
Beverage Buggy. It will
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Figure 4
Tips
2. Your Beverage Buggy
is too far away from the
controller. If that is the case,
bring your vehicle closer to
the controller.
3. The metal tab in the
battery cartridge is flattened
and not touching the batteries. If that is the case, lift up
the metal tab so it touches
the tip of the batteries.
If you experience poor
range control with your
Beverage Buggy, please
check the following potential cause:
There is strong interference in the surrounding
area. If that is the case, you
should move to a different
location.
If your Beverage Buggy
drives slowly, please check
the following potential
cause:
There are weak batteries
in the transmitter. If that is
the case, replace with new
batteries.
• If your vehicle does not
respond to the transmitter,
move closer to your
Beverage Buggy and try
again.
• If your vehicle starts to
lose power, simply replace
the batteries.
• If your vehicle moves
slowly, try changing the
batteries and check the
wheel mechanisms for lint,
thread, hair or dust.
• When the transmitter
range decreases, replace the
battery in the controller. If
someone uses a CB nearby,
it might interfere with control
of the car. If this happens,
move the car and transmitter
away from the CB.
Troubleshooting
If your Beverage Buggy
doesn’t move, please check
the following potential
causes:
1. The POWER switch is
turned off. If that is the case,
turn the POWER switch on.
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INSTALLING BATTERIES
To install batteries in the transmitter, please follow these steps:
1. Remove the battery cover located on the back.
2. Install one 9-volt battery making sure to match the polarity
(+ and -) with the diagram inside the battery compartment.
3. Replace the battery cover.
To install batteries in your Beverage Buggy, please follow these
steps:
1. Remove the battery cartridge located on the underside of the
vehicle by turning the lock and lifting the cartridge off.
2. Install four AA batteries making sure to match the polarity
(+ and -) with the diagram inside the battery cartridge.
3. Replace the battery cartridge and lock the cartridge.
(Also see Battery
Information on page 9)
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BATTERY INFORMATION
Use alkaline batteries for best performance.
Use four AA batteries for your Beverage Buggy.
Use one 9-volt battery for your transmitter.
Do not use rechargeable batteries
Do not mix old and new batteries.
Remove exhausted batteries from the unit.
Do not short circuit battery terminals.
To avoid explosion or leakage, do not dispose of
batteries in a fire or attempt to recharge standard
or alkaline batteries.
Be sure to insert batteries with the correct polarities
and always follow the toy and battery manufacturers’
instructions.
Remove batteries and store them in a cool, dry place
when not in use.
Do not mix alkaline, standard (carbon-zinc) or rechargeable
(nickel-cadmium) batteries.
SPECIAL CARE & HANDLING
Avoid rough handling such as bumping or dropping.
Avoid moisture and extreme temperatures. For best results, use
between the temperatures of 39º F and 100º F (4º C and 38º C).
Never drive your Beverage Buggy on a wet floor, on sand, or
in mud, rain or snow.
Be sure to remove the batteries from your Beverage Buggy
and transmitter when storing the product.
Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly
approved by the party responsible for compliance could
void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
Your Beverage Buggy uses a
frequency of 49 Mhz.
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To protect your Beverage Buggy’s wheel mechanism from
lint, thread, hair and dust particles, you can use a small brush,
tweezers or tie a small bit of cloth to the tip of a toothpick,
etc., and wipe it off.
Always keep your Beverage Buggy clean. Use a dampened
cloth to wipe off, and then wipe all the water off with a dry
cloth. Never use chemicals to clean the product.
Avoid holding the wheels when they are rotating. Holding
them may cause the electronic components to short
circuit, overheat and cause malfunction.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this
device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
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:
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Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
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Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that
to which the receiver is connected.
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Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
90-Day Limited Warranty
EXCALIBUR ELECTRONICS, INC., warrants to the original consumer
that its products are free from any electrical or mechanical defects for a period of 90 DAYS from the date of purchase. If any such defect is discovered
within the warranty period, EXCALIBUR ELECTRONICS, INC., will repair
or replace the unit free of charge upon receipt of the unit, shipped postage
prepaid and insured to the factory address show at right.
The warranty covers normal consumer use and does not cover damage that
occurs in shipment or failure that results from alterations, accident, misuse,
neglect, wear and tear, inadequate maintenance, commercial use, or unreasonable use of the unit. This warranty does not cover cost of repairs made or
attempted outside of the factory.
Any applicable implied warranties, including warranties of merchantability and fitness, are hereby limited to 90 DAYS from the date of purchase.
Consequential or incidental damages resulting from a breach of any applicable express or implied warranties are hereby excluded. Some states do not
allow limitations on the duration of implied warranties and do not allow
exclusion of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations
and exclusions in these instances may not apply.
The only authorized service center in the United States is:
Excalibur Electronics, Inc.
13755 S.W. 119th Avenue
Miami, FL 33186 U.S.A.
Phone: (305) 477-8080
Fax: (305) 477-9516
www.ExcaliburElectronics.com
Ship the unit carefully packed, preferably in the original carton, and send
it prepaid, and adequately insured. Include a letter, detailing the
complaint and including your daytime telephone number,
inside the shipping carton.
If your warranty had expired and you want an estimated
fee for service, write to the above address, specifying
the model and the problem.
PLEASE DO NOT SEND YOUR UNIT WITHOUT
RECEIVING AN ESTIMATE FOR SERVICING. WE CANNOT STORE YOUR
UNIT!
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
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EXCALIBUR ELECTRONICS, INC.
13755 SW 119TH AVENUE
MIAMI, FLORIDA 33186 U.S.A.
PHONE: 305.477.8080
FAX: 305.477.9516
Play games
live at:
www.ExcaliburElectronics.com
0641S (MA) Beverage Buggy 022607 V5
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