Product Registration DRP-5100 Visit www.franklin.com for product registration. Specifications AnyBook Reader User’s Guide www.franklin.com License Agreement READ THIS LICENSE AGREEMENT BEFORE USING THE PRODUCT. YOUR USE OF THE PRODUCT DEEMS THAT YOU ACCEPT THE TERMS OF THIS LICENSE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS, YOU MAY RETURN THIS PACKAGE WITH PURCHASE RECEIPT TO THE DEALER FROM WHICH YOU PURCHASED THE PRODUCT AND YOUR PURCHASE PRICE WILL BE REFUNDED. PRODUCT means the software product and documentation found in this package and FRANKLIN means Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc. Limited Use License All rights in the PRODUCT remain the property of FRANKLIN. Through your purchase, FRANKLIN grants you a personal and nonexclusive license to use this PRODUCT. You may not make any copies of the PRODUCT or of the data stored therein at the time of purchase, whether in electronic or print format. Such copying would be in violation of applicable copyright laws. 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WARNING. Not suitable for children under 36 months. Contains small parts. WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD – Small parts Not for children under 3 years This product conforms to safety requirements of ASTM F963 and EN 71 and the Canadian Hazardous Products (Toys) Regulations. Ce produit est conforme aux normes de sécurité ASTM F963, EN 71 et aux règlements canadiens sur les produits dangereux (jouets). This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada. Battery Precautions Your device is powered by 1.5V x 2 AAA batteries (not included). • Non-rechargeable batteries are not to be recharged. Never recharge batteries that come with the device. • Rechargeable batteries are to be removed from the device before being charged. • Rechargeable batteries are only to be charged under adult supervision. • Different types of batteries or new and used batteries are not to be mixed. • Do not mix alkaline, standard (carbonzinc), or rechargeable (nickle-cadmium) batteries. • The supply terminals are not to be shortcircuited. • Batteries are to be inserted with correct polarity. • Exhausted batteries are to be removed from the toy. • Do not expose batteries to direct heat or try to take batteries apart. Follow the battery manufacturer’s instructions for battery use. • Always remove a weak or dead battery from the device. • To avoid damage caused by leakage of the battery fluid, replace the battery or batteries once every two years regardless of how much the device has been used during that time. • Should a battery leak, the device may become damaged. Clean the battery compartment immediately, avoiding contact with your skin. • Batteries are small objects. Keep batteries out of reach of small children. If swallowed, consult a physician immediately. • Batteries should be installed or replaced by an adult only. • Children should not have access to the product when the battery cover is removed. Product Care Your device is designed to be light, compact, and durable. However, it is an electronic device and must be treated carefully. Putting unnecessary pressure on it or striking the device against other objects can cause damage. In order to avoid damage to your device, please: • Do not drop, crush, bend, or apply excessive force to the device. • Do not expose your device to moisture, extreme or prolonged heat, cold, humidity, or other adverse conditions. Avoid storing it in damp, humid, or wet places. The device is not waterproof. • Clean the device by spraying a mild glass cleaner onto a cloth and wiping its surface. Do not spray liquids directly on your device. • Please keep plastic bags away from babies and children to avoid danger of suffocation. • Check the device from time to time for proper and safe condition. If there is any damage or broken parts, do not use the device. Hearing Protection Protect your child from long exposure of loud sounds at high volume, especially when using the headpones. Set the volume to an appropriate level in different environments. Limit the listening time to 90 minutes. Stop using the device when the user experiences ringing in the ears or hears muffled speech. Do not hold or place the device near the ears. USB Cable • Use only the USB cable provided. Using other cables may exceed FCC and other regulatory emissions limits. • The USB cable is not a toy and only adults should connect the product to this cable. • Examine the USB cable regularly and do not use a damaged cable. WARNING: • The USB cable could be a strangulation hazard. Keep out of reach of children under 3 years of age. • Children should play with the product only when the USB cable is NOT connected to the computer or other equipment. Children pulling on the USB cable connected with the computer may make it fall and cause property damage or personal injury or death. Model DRP-5100 AnyBook Reader Batteries: 1.5V x 2 AAA (not included) Height: 7 inch (178 mm) Diameter: 1.4 inch (36 mm) Weight: 2.8 ounce (78 g) ISBN: 978-1-59074-693-6 U.S. Patent: D631465 Patents Pending European Union design registration number: 001846494-0001 Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc. Burlington, N.J. 08016-4907 U.S.A. Franklin Electronic Publishers, Ltd. 220 Bayview Drive, Units 3 & 4, Barrie, Ontario L4N 4Y8, Canada. All rights reserved. Imported to the European Community by: Franklin Electronic Publishers GmbH Kapellenstr. 13, 85622 Feldkirchen, Germany Recycling and Disposal Device Disposal This device should be disposed through your local electronic product recycling system - do not throw in the trash bin. Packaging Disposal Please save this User’s Guide and all packing materials, as they contain important information. In case of disposal, please refer to your local recycling system. Battery Disposal Do not dispose of batteries with normal household waste. Please obey your local regulations when disposing of used batteries. This unit may change operating modes, lose information stored in memory, or fail to respond due to electrostatic discharge or electrical fast transients. Normal operation of this unit may be re-established by pressing the reset key, by pressing or by removing and replacing the battery. FCC Notice 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. 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. 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. – 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. Note: This unit was tested with shielded cables on the peripheral devices. Shielded cables must be used with the unit to insure compliance. Note: The manufacturer is not responsible for any radio or TV interference caused by unauthorized modifications to this equipment. Such modifications could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. 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You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if goods fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure. This product, excluding batteries and liquid crystal display (LCD), is guaranteed by Franklin to be free of defects in materials or workmanship for a period of one year from the date of purchase. If you think your product is defective, please contact Franklin to arrange for repair or replacement: FRANKLIN ELECTRONIC PUBLISHERS (AUST) PTY LTD. Unit 4, 25 Gibbes Street, Chatswood, NSW 2067, Australia Contact person: Service Manager Tel: 1800 882 588 Email: email@example.com Charges will be made for all repairs unless valid proof of purchase is provided. Your product will be repaired or replaced with an equivalent product (at Franklin’s option) free of charge for any defect in workmanship or materials during that time. The repair of your goods may result in the loss of any user-generated data. Please ensure that you have made a copy of any data saved on your goods. Goods presented for repair may be replaced by refurbished goods of the same type rather than being repaired. Refurbished parts may be used to repair the goods. This warranty explicitly excludes defects due to misuse, accidental damage, or wear and tear. This warranty does not affect the consumer’s statutory rights. ABP-28016-00 Rev B Printed in China 1. Understanding Your Device 5. Making Recordings General Controls You can make two types of recording: normal or special. Special recording allows voice morphing during playback by pressing while normal recording does not allow voice changes. Please decide which recording to make before doing so. 1. Switch on the device. Lanyard Hole (back side) Speaker LED Light USB Port (For connection with computer. See “Software Guide” for details) Power Volume Up / Normal Recording Volume Down 2. Choose a book and put an inactivated Type 2 sticker on a page. Microphone Headphone Jack 3. Press and hold (Power) for 3 seconds until you hear a sound prompt to go to the recording mode. • Red LED light is on in the recording mode. Voice Morphing/ Special Recording 4. Touch the sticker with the optical reader of the device. • For an inactivated Type 2 sticker, you hear a special sound prompt. • For an activated Type 2 sticker already with your own recording, you hear your recording which will be replaced with the new one you are going to make. • For a non-recordable Type 1 sticker, you hear an error sound prompt indicating the recording cannot be replaced. Optical Reader Touch with your reader to hear sound prompt samples 5. For normal recording: Press and hold (Volume Up/Normal Recording). • For special recording: Press and hold (Voice Morphing/Special Recording). 6. Start your recording after hearing four beep sounds. • You need to press and hold (normal recording) or (special recording) during the whole recording process. • Red LED light flashes during recording. Stickers This product includes three types of stickers. Type 1: NON-RECORDABLE STICKERS Three sets of special stickers with prerecorded sounds which cannot be replaced or deleted. Type 2: INACTIVATED STICKERS Several sets of clear and white stickers for your own recordings which can be replaced or deleted anytime as you want. Type 3: COMMAND STICKERS A set of command stickers as shortcuts for making and deleting recordings. Please see the Quick Start Guide for instructions. In general, the stickers can be easily removed from and re-adhered on most kinds of paper except when the paper is too thin, made of special materials or with special coatings. When in doubt, please try to adhere and remove a sticker to test its adhesiveness before using the stickers extensively on a publication. When additional stickers are required, you can purchase them at www. anybookreader.com. Sound Prompts This product uses sound prompts to assist operations. For your familiarization of these sounds, touch the music note icons with your reader while reading the instructions to hear the sound prompt samples. We recommend you read and “hear” through this user’s guide before making any recordings. IMPORTANT: DO NOT write on the stickers and DO NOT put the clear stickers on dark surfaces or surfaces with patterns (light and plain surfaces are preferred). Otherwise, recordings may not play back. 7.Release (normal recording) or (special recording) to stop recording. • To ensure that your complete recording is stored, release or one second after you finish your recording. • A beep sound can be heard when recording stops. • Red LED light is on. 8. Press and hold for 3 seconds until you hear a sound prompt to exit the recording mode. • Green LED light is on. 6. Playing Back the Recordings 1. Switch on the device. 2. Touch an activated Type 2 sticker with the optical reader of the device. 3.Press (Volume Up/Recording) or (Volume Down) to adjust the volume. 4. For special recordings, press (Voice Morphing/Special Recording) repeatedly to modify the voice of the recording. • Four options are available and can be selected in the below sequence. 1 2 3 4 5 (Normal) Pitch up Pitch down Echo Robot • If you press without playing a recording, you hear beep sounds indicating a change of the voice effects mode. The number of beep sounds indicates the option you have selected. For example, two beep sounds indicate “Pitch up” is selected. 2. Installing the Batteries Your product is powered by 2 AAA batteries (not included). To install batteries: 1. Use a coin to unscrew the battery cover at the back of the device. 2. Lift the battery cover gently to remove it. 3. Install 2 new AAA batteries (alkaline batteries recommended) following the polarity indicated in the battery compartment. Important: Be sure the battery is installed correctly. Wrong polarity may damage the unit. For battery precautions, read overleaf. 4. Replace the battery cover and secure it with the screw. 7. Deleting the Recordings The reader allows around 200 hours of recording. New recordings cannot be made when the memory of the device is full (You hear a beep sound immediately after the four-beep countdown). Please delete unwanted recordings from the activated Type 2 stickers. 1. Switch on the device. 2. Press and hold (Power) for 3 seconds until you hear a sound prompt to go to the recording mode. • Red LED light is on in the recording mode. Replace the batteries when: • The green LED light flashes quickly; • Playback can only be at minimum volume level, and; • Recording cannot be made. 3. Touch an activated Type 2 sticker with the optical reader of the device. 4. Press and hold (Volume Up/Normal Recording) and (Volume Down). • Deletion starts when LED light flashes. You need to press and hold and during the whole deletion process. • For a non-recordable Type 1 sticker, you hear an error sound prompt indicating the recording cannot be deleted. 3. Switching On or Off 1.Press (Power) to switch on the device. • You hear a sound prompt during switch on. • Green LED light is on. 5.Release and when you hear a beep sound. • Deletion is completed. • Red LED light is on. 2.Press to switch off the device. • You hear a sound prompt during switch off. • Green LED light is off. 6. Press and hold for 3 seconds until you hear a sound prompt to exit the recording mode. • Green LED light is on. 4. Auto Power Off The device will switch off automatically without operations for 4 minutes. You can hear special sound prompts at the second, third and fourth minute after inactivation. To hear samples of the sound prompts, touch the clocks below with your reader. 2 min. 3 min. 4 min. OFF TIPS: To ease the process in making and deleting recordings, use the provided command stickers as shortcuts. Read the Quick Start Guide for instructions. You may also make recordings and download to AnyBook Reader using the AnyBook Case software program. Read the Software Guide for details.