before you play Install Batteries (Always ask an adult to install the batteries for you.) This keyboard uses 4 size AA (1.5 V) batteries (not included). Loosen the screw on the battery compartment door with a Phillips head screwdriver. Open the compartment and refer to the image inside to install the batteries. Pay close attention to the negative (–) and positive (+) ends of the battery to be sure they are placed correctly. Incorrect installation of batteries can damage the keyboard or cause an electrical hazard. FDI35 Digital Keyboard INSTRUCTION MANUAL Note: If the batteries start to wear out, the keyboard’s sound may deteriorate. If this happens, install a new set of batteries. If you are not going to play for a long time, remove the batteries from the keyboard. Do not mix old and new batteries. Do not mix alkaline standard (carbon-zinc) and rechargeable (nickel-cadmium) batteries. Congratulations on your new keyboard! Please read this guide carefully before you play the keyboard. PLUG IT IN(Optional) AUTOMATIC POWER OFF Insert the plug of a standard DC converter (6V) into the rear panel, labeled ”DC 6V”, and plug it into an outlet. Use only a 6-volt DC converter with this keyboard. Use of a converter of the wrong voltage could damage the keyboard or cause an electrical hazard. Unplug the keyboard when not in use. If no keys are pressed for 1 minute, the keyboard will go into sleep mode. Press any key to “wake up” the keyboard. VOLUME and TEMPO Press VOLUME UP and DOWN buttons to adjust the volume. Press RHYTHM VOLUME +/- to turn accompaniment volume up or down. Press TEMPO +/- to speed up or slow down the tempo of rhythms and demo songs. Playing the Digital Keyboard DEMO SONGS When you press the POWER button to turn the keyboard on, a DEMO song will play automatically. The Digital Keyboard 3 1 5 6 To change the tone, press one of the TONE buttons. 8 7 4 2 Press the DEMO ONE button, then press a white key to select a song. 9 To change tempo, press the TEMPO UP/DOWN buttons. 20 21 10 1 The SPEAKER will flash in rhythm with each demo song, and the keys will light up, so you can learn to play along. You can also just experiment by playing different keys. I?PK?DJ ;ILD& 9<8K I<: (%JCFNIF:B )%E<NIF:B *%;@J:F +%IF:B KFE<J (%DLJ@:9FO )%D8E;FC@E *%FI>8E +%G@8EF ,%KILDG<K -%>L@K8I .%M@F@E /%9<CC ;FNE ( ) * + , - . / J;ILD LG ;<DFFE<;<DF8CC ?@?8K ,%D8I:? -%N8CKQ .%J8D98 /%9CL<J To choose a different demo song, press another white key. LG K<DGF MFC 9;ILD <( :PD98C I?PMFC" >L@; ;FNE >L@;<) JKFG I?PMFC$ ( ) * + , - . / DEMO ALL FE F== GFN<I In DEMO ALL mode, the keyboard will automatically cycle through all of the demo songs. Press STOP to exit the DEMO or DEMO ALL modes. 11 12 14 15 16 17 13 1.Flashing speakers 2.Record 3. Volume 4. Drum/Beat 5.Snare Drum 7. Hi-Hat 6. Bass Drum 8. Cymbal 9.Play 10.Tempo POWER 18 1.Tone buttons 1 12. Demo One 13. Demo All 14. Guide 1 15.Rhythm Volume 16. Guide 2 17.Stop 18.Rhythm buttons 19.Power (On/Off) 20. MP3 Input 21. DC 6V input To play, press the POWER button to turn the keyboard ON. 19 TONE Press any of the TONE buttons to select a tone. The keyboard will play a sample of the tone, then you can play any of the black and white keys in this tone. To switch to another TONE, just select another tone button. Press the VOLUME UP and DOWN buttons to adjust the volume. RHYTHM Press any of the RHYTHM buttons to select a rhythm. Customer Assistance Phone: 888.551.1115 Email: email@example.com First Act, First Act Discovery, and the First Act Discovery logo are trademarks of First Act Inc. ©2008 First Act Inc. All rights reserved. FI135.M.03 Continued Press TEMPO UP/DOWN to speed up or slow down the tempo. Press RHYTHM VOLUME +/- to turn rhythm volume up or down. Press any of the black and white keys to play along. Press STOP to exit. DRUM/BEAT Press the DRUM/BEAT button. In DRUM mode, hit any of the PERCUSSION buttons to add sounds to songs. In BEAT mode, the keyboard will play a beat, and you can press the PERCUSSION buttons to add rhythms. RECORD and PLAY (up to 50 notes) Press RECORD to begin the recording function. The notes you play will be recorded. Only one note can be recorded at a time, up to 50 notes. Press PLAY to play the recorded notes back. change may cause malfunctions. 3. When the keyboard is not in use, turn off the power and unplug the keyboard to avoid damage to inner components or fires caused by being electrified too long. 4. Keep the wrapping bag out of the reach of children to avoid a choking hazard. 5. Always move the keyboard carefully to avoid damage to outer covering and inner components. 6. The keyboard should not come in contact with acid or alkali. It should not be operated where there is corrosive or excessively moist air around to avoid corrosion of the electrical contacts. 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: Press STOP to end the recording function. - Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. Press GUIDE 1 to start the teaching function. Press any white key to choose a demo song. - Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. When you play the correct key, you get a piano sound for that key. When you play the wrong key, you get a crash sound. If you can play the song with all piano sounds, you got all of the notes right! Connect the equipment into an outlet or a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. - Consult the dealer or an experienced radio TV technician for help. GUIDE FUNCTION GUIDE 2 While the song is playing, if you do not press the keys, the keyboard will stay on the current chord until you press the keys again. After the current song is played, the keyboard will automatically repeat the song. Press STOP to stop the song being played. MP3 INPUT The 1/8-inch input jack lets you plug in your MP3 player and play along with your favorite tunes. 1. Read and follow these instructions. 2. Do not use this device near water. 3. Clean only with a dry cloth. 4. Do not use near any heat sources such as radiators, heaters, stoves, or other heat producing machinery. 5. If you use a power cord, protect it from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs and at the point where it exits from the keyboard. 6. Only use the attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer. 7. Unplug the keyboard during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time. Important Safety Instructions Please read carefully. Warning: 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. WARNINGS 1. The pressure and polarity of the electric adaptors used should conform to the keyboard specifications to avoid heat and damage to it. Turn off the electricity, unplug the adaptors, and have the product repaired by professionals if any of the following occurs: wires or plugs are worn, torn or damaged; strange smells or smoke appears; the instrument suddenly becomes silent when being played. 2. Do not change the parts without professional instructions. Any 8. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the keyboard has been damaged in any way, such as power supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the keyboard, the keyboard has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped. 9. To reduce the risk of fire and electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.