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User’s Guide
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Please read the following safety warnings
and precautions before using your device.
Note: If this device is to be used by young
children, this User’s Guide should be read to
them by an adult and their use of the device
should be monitored. Failure to do so may
cause injury.
Important Safety Information
This user’s guide contains important
information. PLEASE KEEP FOR
FUTURE REFERENCE.
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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Except as specifically provided herein, Franklin makes
no warranty of any kind, express or implied, with
respect to this product.
Limited Warranty (U.S. only)
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THAT THIS PRODUCT WILL BE FREE FROM DEFECTS
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OF ONE (1) YEAR FROM THE ORIGINAL DATE OF
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THAT THE PRODUCT WAS DEFECTIVE AND THAT
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Warranty Service: If you think your product is
defective, call Franklin’s Customer Service Desk,
1-800-266-5626, to request a return merchandise
authorization (“RMA”) number, before returning the
product (transportation charges prepaid) to:
Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc.
Attn: Service Department
One Franklin Plaza
Burlington, NJ 08016-4907
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of the defect and a copy of your sales receipt as proof
of your original date of purchase. You must also write
the RMA prominently on the package if you return
the product; otherwise there may be a lengthy delay
in the processing of your return. Franklin strongly
recommends using a trackable form of deliver to
Franklin for your return.
Limited Warranty (EU and
Switzerland)
Notwithstanding the disclaimer of warranties above,
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 two years from the date of purchase. It 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. This
warranty explicitly excludes defects due to misuse,
accidental damage, or wear and tear. This warranty
does not affect the consumer’s statutory rights.
Limited Warranty (outside
U.S., EU and Switzerland)
Notwithstanding the disclaimer of warranties above,
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. It 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.
Products purchased outside the United States, the
European Union and Switzerland that are returned
under warranty should be returned to the original
vendor with proof of purchase and description of
fault. Charges will be made for all repairs unless valid
proof of purchase is provided.
This warranty explicitly excludes defects due to
misuse, accidental damage, or wear and tear. This
warranty does not affect the consumer’s statutory
rights.
Limited Warranty (Australia)
Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be
excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. You
are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major
failure and compensation for any other reasonably
foreseeable loss or damage. 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: service_au@franklin.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.
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