DMQ-2100 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. • Keep batteries out of reach of small children. If swallowed, seek medical help immediately. 1.2 Switching On and Off Press Collins Speaking Reference Library 1.3 Using the Main Menu Press menu to access the main menu at any screen to quickly take you to different books and exercises in your device. The main menu contains five tabs: Books, Learn, Solve, Games and Tools. Use / to move to another tab. Use / to select the option you want and press enter . You can also go directly to a tab by pressing the tab’s respective Soft Key. Books User’s Guide www.franklin.com 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. 1. Getting Started 1.1 Installing the Batteries Your device is powered by 2 AAA batteries (included). 1. Turn the unit off and turn it over. 2. Open the battery cover on the back of the unit by pushing in the direction of the arrow. 3. Install the batteries following the +/– markings in the battery compartment. Important: Be sure that the batteries are installed correctly. Wrong polarity may damage the unit. 4. Replace the battery cover. Note: Replace the batteries when you see an alert on the screen. Warning! If the batteries wear out completely, or if you take more than a few seconds while changing the batteries, any user entered information may be erased. You should always keep written copies of your important information. Battery Precautions • 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. • Do not mix alkaline, standard (carbon-zinc), or rechargeable (nickle-cadmium) batteries. • Different types of batteries or new and used batteries are not to be mixed. • The supply terminals are not to be short-circuited. • 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 to switch the device on or off. Books Current tab Global Search Collins Desktop Plus Collins Concise Thesaurus Bradford’s Crossword Solver’s.. Britannica Concise Encyclopedia Collins Discovery Encyclopedia Quotations Phrasebook Learn Solve Games Tools Options in the current tab Available tabs 1.4 Browsing in the Device Scroll up or down one line at a time Press / Scroll up or down one screen at a time Press FN Jump to the top or bottom of a list or entry Press cap Go to the main menu at any screen Press menu Cancel the current operation and revert back to the last working prompt, screen or menu Press back + + / / 1.5 Key Guide 2. Quick Guide to Product Features 2 3 2.1 Searching with the Dictionaries 4 1 The table shows the possible ways for searching with each dictionary in the Books menu. For further details, refer to the sections in this user’s guide indicated in the table. 5 Global 16 15 6 7 8 9 10 11 1. Turns on or off. 2. Goes to the main menu. 3. Soft Keys - Press F1 - F5 that corresponds to the function label at the bottom of the screen. 4. Speaks a word or phrase (if pronunciation is available). 5. Input letters, numbers and symbols. 6. Shift to type capital letters. 7. Performs additional functions in combination with other keys. 8. Changes the size of screen type. 9. Goes to Global Search. 10. Clears all entries or cancels the current operation and reverts back to the last working prompt, screen or menu. 11. Types a space. 12. Direction keys - Moves up ( ), down ( ), left ( ) or right ( ). The arrows on the right of the screen show which Direction keys you can press to move around menus or view more text. 13. At a word entry screen, types a “?” to stand for an unknown letter in a word. 14. Enters a word, selects an item, submits a response or begins selection mode in an entry. 12 13 14 15. Backs up, erases a letter, or turns off selection mode in an entry. 16. Reset key Combination Keys More functions are available by combining keys. Key 1 + Key 2 means hold Key 1 while also pressing Key 2. FN + / : Scrolls up or down one screen at a time. FN + / : Goes to the previous or next entry. cap + / : Jumps to top or bottom of entries. FN + 0-9: Types the special characters shown on the number keys. cap + : At a word entry screen, types an asterisk (*) to stand for any series of unknown letters or characters in a word. FN + menu : Displays help instructions. FN + : Shows the volume control menu. FN + : Shows the symbol menu for typing a symbol. FN + clear : Selects accents for characters. FN + space : Shows the search history. Collins Desktop Plus Collins Concise Thesaurus Bradford’s Crossword Solver Britannica Concise Encyclopedia Collins Discovery Encyclopedia Quotations (Collins A-Z Thesaurus, unabridged) Word Example Idiom 3.2 3.2 3.2 Inflected form Uncertain spelling – 3.2 – 3.5 3.2 3.1 – – – 3.2 Search by keywords or authors (3.2) Other dictionary features: • Spelling Corrections > 3.3 • Looking up inflections or conjugations > 3.5 • Looking up words in a dictionary entry > 3.8 • Looking up translations in French, German, Italian and Spanish > 3.10 • Finding translations of useful phrases > 3.9 • Search history > 4.7 2.2 Basic Features • • • • Search Methods Definition Synonym Adjusting sound levels > 8.3 Using earphones > 8.1 Changing sizes of the screen type > 8.4 Changing settings such as time and auto shutoff > 7.1 – 3.4 3.5 – 2.3 Other Useful Features • Saving new words for further study or review > 4.1 • Creating your own dictionary > 4.2 • Making references to the grammar guides > 4.4 • Improving your writing skills > 4.5 • Using Anagram Solver, Crossword Solver and Word Builder > 5 • Using metric converter > 7.6 • Connecting your device to a PC for data backup or file transfer > 9 3. BOOKS menu 3.1 Using Global Search Global Search allows searching for all words and phrases saved in the dictionaries. You can use multiple words for searching. 1. In the Books menu, press / to select Global Search and then press enter . • Or, press . 2. Type a word. • See 3.6 Hints on Inputting Words. • With each letter you type, the resulting list of potential matching entries is refreshed. If the letters you typed match an entry in the word list, it is automatically highlighted. Or, press / to select another word entry you see in the word list. • The source* of each entry is indicated in the word list. *BC = Bradford’s Crossword Solver; BE = Britannica Concise Encyclopedia; CD = Collins Desktop Plus; CE = Collins Discovery Encyclopedia; CT = Collins Concise Thesaurus; CQ = Quotations (Collins A-Z Thesaurus, unabridged); PB = Phrasebook; TR = 5 Language Translator • Press PREV.ON to preview the entries while you are browsing the word list. Press PREVOFF to cancel this function. 3.Press enter to go to the dictionary containing the selected entry. • See 3.2 Using the dictionaries. 4.Press clear to start a new search. Refining Your Search Use the following soft keys: • DEF: Goes to definition search. •EXAMPLE: Goes to usage example search. •IDIOM: Goes to idiom search. 3.2 Using the Dictionaries The following instructions apply to the following dictionaries in the Books menu. • Collins Desktop Plus • Collins Concise Thesaurus • Bradford’s Crossword Solver • Britannica Concise Encyclopedia • Collins Discovery Encyclopedia • Quotations Note: The functions described below may not be available to all dictionaries or at all times. 1. In the Books menu, press / to select a dictionary and then press enter . 2. Type a word. • See 3.6 Hints on Inputting Words. • To refine your search, press / to select Word, Idiom, Example or Definition (if available) before you start to type. In the Thesaurus, you select Synonym instead of Definition. In the dictionary for quotations, you select between Keywords and Authors. • With each letter you type, the resulting list of potential matching entries is refreshed. If the letters you typed match an entry in the word list, it is automatically highlighted. Or, press / to select another word entry you see in the word list. • Press PREV.ON to preview the entries while you are browsing the word list. Press PREVOFF to cancel this function. 3.Press enter . • If there are multiple forms within an entry, press / to select the one you want and then press enter . • See 1.4 Browsing in the Device. • Press FN + / to go to the previous or next entry in a dictionary or in a list of multiple search results. • Press to hear the headword pronounced (if pronunciation is available). 4.Press clear to start a new search. 3.3 Misspelling Words If the letters you type do not find a match in the list, your word is misspelled or not in the dictionaries, a list of possible spelling corrections is displayed. Press / to select the entry you want and then press enter . 3.4 Uncertain Spellings If you are uncertain about how to spell a word, type the portion of the word you do know, and type a question mark (?) in place of each unknown letter. Type an asterisk (*) to stand for any missing portion of a word, including prefixes, suffixes, spaces, symbols, or any number of letters. 3.5 Inflections/Conjugations Inflected Form Searching The device is equipped with a smart system to retrieve results from an inflected word. For example, when you type “ate”, the device will retrieve results from the word “eat”. For a word with multiple parts of speech (e.g. the word “record” is both a noun and a verb), both definitions will show. Looking Up Inflections When inflections are available to a word, the function label CONJ appears. Press CONJ to view the inflections. Some words may have multiple parts of speech, press / to select the one you want and then press to view the inflections. For verbs, press CONJ or FN + / to view more conjugations. 3.6 Hints on Inputting Words The following instructions apply to all entry screens where word input is allowed. Note: Some entry screens may allow only certain types of character inputs. • Hold cap and press a letter key to type a capital letter. • To type accents, type a letter (e.g., e) and then press FN + clear until the accent you want appears (e.g., é). • To type a number, press a number key. • To type a special character shown on a number key, hold FN and then press a number key. • To type other symbols, press FN + . Use the direction keys to select the symbol you want from the pop-up menu and then press enter . • Press back to delete the letter to the left of the cursor. • To amend a word, press / to move the cursor to the desired position, press back to delete or a letter key to add a letter to the left of the cursor in a word. 3.7 Using the Soft Keys Soft key functions are represented by the labels displayed along the bottom of the screen. These labels change to reflect the various functions available in different features of the device. Press F1 - F5 that corresponds to the label. CLOSE: Closes the current screen. CONF: Views the confusables (such as homonyms, homophones and spelling variants) related to the current word entry. CONJ: Shows inflections/conjugations. See 3.5 Inflections/Conjugations. DEF: Goes to definition search. DICT: Goes to word search or the dictionary containing the current entry. EXAMPLE: Goes to example search or views usage examples in an entry. When usage examples are available in an entry, the icon EX appears. Press this soft key to highlight EX and then press enter to view the example. If there are multiple EX icons in an entry, press / to select the one you want and then press enter . GLOBAL: Goes to Global Search. IDIOM: Goes to idiom search. LIST: Goes to My Word List or adds the current entry to My Word List. See 4.1 My Word List for details. NEXT: Goes to the next entry. PIC: Views picture or diagram in an entry. PREV: Goes to the previous entry. PREVOFF: Cancels the preview function. PREV.ON: Previews the current entry. RANGE: Refines searches by multiple words. Press / to select an option from the popup menu and then press enter . All = Look for entries with the search words, whenever they appear. Items following specified order = Look for entries with the search words, in the order as you type. Input words are in successions = Look for entries with the search words, in the word successions as you type. THES: Goes to the thesaurus. 3.8 Highlighting Words Another way to look up words in the dictionaries is by highlighting them in an entry. Note: this feature may not be available on all screens. 1. At a text screen supporting word selection, press enter . • If the first word on the screen is highlighted, this feature is supported. 2.Press , , or to select an available word you want to learn and press enter to look up the word in your current dictionary. • Alternatively, press FN + enter to look up the word in all dictionaries. If the selected word has entries in multiple dictionaries, a pop-up window will show. Press / to select the dictionary you want and press enter . 3. When done, press back to return to the original entry or dictionary. 4.Press back to turn off the highlight. 3.9 Phrasebook 1. In the Books menu, press / to select Phrasebook and then press enter . 2.Press / to select a category and then press enter . • If you want to show the categories in another language, press SOURCE to select the language you want. 3.Press / to select a phrase you want to translate and press enter . 4. Press TARGET to change the language for the translated phrases. 5.Press to hear the first phrase listed on the screen. Press [ 2nd] to hear the second (translated) phrase. • Press PREV or NEXT to view the previous or next phrase in the current category. 6.Press back to return to the list of phrases. Searching for a Phrase Press SEARCH and type a keyword to match phrase(s) with the keyword. If your search returns no matches, try other forms of the word, including the root word, if you have typed the inflected form. Accents must be typed to deliver matches. 3.10 5 Language Translator 1. In the Books menu, press / to select 5 Language Translator and then press enter . 2. Press SOURCE to change the search language. 3. Press TARGET to change the language for the translation. • If necessary, press TOGGLE to switch the source and target languages. 4. Type a word. • See 3.6 Hints on Inputting Words. • With each letter you type, the resulting list of potential matching entries is refreshed. If the letters you typed match an entry in the word list, it is automatically highlighted. Or, press / to select another word entry you see in the word list. 5.Press enter . • If there are multiple forms within an entry, press / to select the one you want and then press enter . 6.Press clear to start a new search. 4. LEARN menu 4.1 My Vocabulary List As you explore new words, save them in the My Vocabulary List for further study or review. You can save up to 100 words in the list. Adding Words Directly 1. In the Learn menu, press / to select My Vocabulary List and press enter . 2. Press ADD. Type a word and then press FIND or enter . • If the word to be added can be found in more than one dictionary, the dictionary from which the word was saved is indicated in the list by an abbreviation*. Press / to select the one you want. *BC = Bradford’s Crossword Solver; BE = Britannica Concise Encyclopedia; CD = Collins Desktop Plus; CE = Collins Discovery Encyclopedia; CT = Collins Concise Thesaurus; CQ = Quotations (Collins A-Z Thesaurus, unabridged); PB = Phrasebook; TR = 5 Language Translator 3. Press SAVE or the list. enter to add the word to Adding Words from a Dictionary 1. In a dictionary, type a word you want to look up and add to the word list. 2. Press LIST. • Add “word” to word list?, Go to My Word List, and Cancel appear in a menu. 3.Press / to make a selection, and press enter . • You can also press enter to view the dictionary entry and then press LIST to see your options. Viewing My Vocabulary List 1. In My Vocabulary List, press / to select an entry. • You can also type in the “Find:” field to look for a word in My Vocabulary List. 2. Press enter to view the entry. 3.Press back to return to the list. Editing My Vocabulary List Use the following soft keys: •DELETE: Deletes the selected word from the list. • DEL ALL: Erases the entire word list. 4.2 Personal Dictionaries Use the Personal Dictionary feature to create your own dictionaries on the device. You can copy them to your PC for further editing. Creating Dictionaries on the Device 1. In the Learn menu, press / to select Personal Dictionary and then press enter . 2. Press NEW to create a new personal dictionary. 3. Type a name for the dictionary and then press enter . 4. Input a word and its definition in the appropriate field and then press SAVE. • See 3.6 Hints on Inputting Words. • Press or enter to advance to the next field. • To quit without saving, press CLOSE. 5. Press ADD to add more words to the dictionary. • Repeat steps 4-5 to add more words to the dictionary. Editing Personal Dictionaries on Your PC 1. Connect the device to your PC. • See 9.1 Connecting to a PC. 2. Double-click “PersonalDict” to open that folder. 3. In the folder, double-click to open a personal dictionary file (.txt) with a text editor. 4. Edit or add new words. • Each new word must start on a new line. Separate the headword and its definition with a tab. Press “Enter” after entering the definition, including the last line. 5. Save the file and disconnect the device from your PC. Viewing Personal Dictionaries 1.In Personal Dictionary, press / in the dictionary you want and then press enter . 2.Press / to select the entry you want to view and press enter . • You can also type in the “Find:” field to look for a word. Editing Personal Dictionaries Use the following soft keys. • DELETE: Deletes a dictionary or word entry. • DEL ALL: Erases all dictionaries or word entries. • EDIT: Edits a word entry. •RENAME: Renames a dictionary. 4.4 Grammar Guides 1. In the Learn menu, press / to select Grammar Guides and then press enter . 2.Press / to select the topic you want to study and then press enter . • When sub-topics are available, repeat the step above for further selections. • See 1.4 Browsing in the Device. 3.Press FN + / to view the previous or next topic. 4.Press back to go to the list of topics or MAIN to go to main menu of grammar guides. Quizzes Many sections in the grammar guide include a quiz. Press QUIZ to go to the quiz. If a topic contains multiple quizzes, you will see more than one QUIZ soft key. After the quiz, press CLOSE to return to the topic you were reading. 4.5 Using Additional References Your device contains additional references on writing. They include: • Good Writing Guide • Language in Action • Rhetorically Speaking • Word Power • Write on Target 1. In the Learn menu, press / to select one of the additional references and then press enter . 2.Press / to select the topic you want to study and then press enter . • When sub-topics are available, repeat the step above for further selections. • See 1.4 Browsing in the Device. 3. Press PREV or NEXT to view the previous or next topic. 4.Press back to go to the list of topics or MAIN to go to main menu of the current reference. 4.6 Finding Idioms, Usage Examples and Definitions Your device can locate idioms, usage examples and definitions. You can use multiple words for searching. 1. In the Learn menu, press / to select Usage Examples, Idiom Search or Definition Search and then press enter . 2. Type a word. • With each letter you type, the resulting list of potential matching entries is refreshed. If the letters you typed match an entry in the word list, it is automatically highlighted. Or, press / to select another word entry you see in the word list. • Press RANGE to select a multiple word search option. All = Look for entries with the search words, whenever they appear. Items following specified order = Look for entries with the search words, in the order as you type. Input words are in successions = Look for entries with the search words, in the word successions as you type. 3.Press enter . • If there are multiple results within an entry, press / to select the one you want and then press enter . 4. Press DICT to go to the dictionary containing the current entry. • Press back to return from the dictionary. 5.Press clear to start a new search. 4.7 Search History The device stores the most recently browsed entries in the dictionaries. 1. In the Learn menu, press / to select History and then press enter . • As a shortcut, press FN + space. 2.Press / to select an entry and then press enter . Editing History Use the following soft keys. •DELETE: Deletes the selected entry. •CLEAR: Clears the entire history. 5. SOLVE menu Your device contains three solvers to help you find words. 5.1 Anagram Solver Anagram Solver builds words using all letters you enter. 1. In the Solve menu, press / to select Anagram Solver and then press enter . 2. Type a group of letters (e.g., ptosrte) and then press BUILD or enter . • The list of anagrams that match the entered group of letters is displayed. • Press GLOBAL to look for the letters in Global Search. 3. Use the direction keys to scroll through the list of results, if necessary. • Press DEF to look up the definition of an anagram. Press back to return to the solver. 4. Press NEW to start a new search. 5.2 Crossword Solver Use Crossword Solver to find words where you only know some of the letters. 1. In the Solve menu, press / to select Crossword Solver and then press enter . 2. Type a pattern of letters (e.g., con?e??) and then press enter . • “?” replaces a single letter in a word. • The list of words that match the entered pattern is displayed. 3. Press / to select the word you want from the list and then press enter . • Press back to return to the solver. 4. Press CLEAR to start a new search. 5.3 Word Builder Word Builder generates a list of words that can be made from any number of the letters you enter. 1. In the Solve menu, press / to select Word Builder and then press enter . 2. Type a group of letters (e.g., ptyssti) and then press BUILD or enter . • A list of words that can be spelt using any number of the entered letters is displayed. • Press GLOBAL to look for the letters in Global Search. 3. Use the direction keys to scroll through the list of results, if necessary. • Press DEF to look up the definition of an anagram. Press back to return to the builder. 4. Press NEW to start a new search. 6. GAMES menu 6.1 Playing the Games Changing Game Settings 1. In the Games menu, press / Game Settings and then press to select . enter 2. Press / to select one of the settings. Press to show the options in a setting. Press / to select one of the options and then press enter . • Skill level determines the level of difficulty. 3.Press back when done. •When Home City DST or World City DST is selected, press / to turn Daylight Saving Time on or off. 3.Press back when done. 6.2 Selecting a Game In the Games menu, press / to select the game of your choice and press enter . 1. In the Tools menu, press / to select Clock and then press enter . • The clock displays both home and world times. 6.3 Game Instructions Setting Date and Time After a game is selected, press learn the game instructions. FN + menu to 7. TOOLS menu 7.1 Changing the Settings 1. In the Tools menu, press / to select Settings and then press enter . 2.Press / to select one of the following settings: • Shutoff determines how long your device stays on if no key is pressed. • Contrast determines how dark or light the screen is. • Type size determines the size of screen type. • Learn a Word determines whether or not you would like to be greeted with a word selected from the dictionaries every time you turn on the device. • Time setup allows you to set the clock. 3.Press / to select an option (except for Time Setup). 4. Press CLOSE when done. Setting the Time and Date 1.Press when Time setup is selected in the screen for settings. 2.Press / to select the setting you want. • When Date or Time is selected, press , then press / to move between fields in the pop-up window. Press / to adjust the values. Press enter when done. •When Date Format or Time Format is selected, press / to select the desired date or time display style. •When Home City or World City is selected, press , then press / to select a city and press enter . You can also press a letter to go directly to that part of the list. 7.2 Using the Clock 1. In the clock, press SETUP. 2. Press / to move between fields and / to adjust values. 3. Press 12HR or 24HR to select the time format. 4. Press SAVE when done. Setting Cities 1. In the clock, press CITY. 2.Press / to move between home or world city. 3.Press enter and then press / to select a city from the pop-up window and then press enter . • You can also press a letter to go directly to that part of the list. 4. Press DST ON or DST OFF to activate or deactivate the Daylight Saving Time. 5. Press SAVE when done. 7.3 Using the Currency Converter 1. In the Tools menu, press / to select Currency Converter and then press enter . 2.Press / to select a currency. 3. Enter the numbers for conversion. • Press T for a decimal. As you type the numbers, the equivalent value in other currencies shows automatically. 4.Press clear or NEW to start a new conversion. Press CLOSE to exit. Adjusting Exchange Rates 1. Press SETUP in the currency converter. 2.Press / to select an exchange rate you want to change. 3.Press clear to clear the selected rate. 4. Enter a new exchange rate. 5. Press SAVE. • To quit without saving, press CLOSE. • Press DEFAULT to reset all rates to default values. 7.4 Using Phone Book Adding Entries You can save up to 100 entries in the phone book. 1. In the Tools menu, press / to select Phone Book and then press enter . 2. Press NEW. 3. Enter the appropriate information in the available fields. • See 3.6 Hints on Inputting Words. • Press or enter to advance to the next field. 4. When done, press SAVE. • To quit without saving, press CLOSE. Viewing and Editing • In Phone Book, press / to select the entry you want to view and press enter . You can also type a keyword to look for an entry. • Use the following soft keys to edit the entries: DELETE: Deletes a selected entry. DEL ALL: Erases all entries. EDIT: Edits a selected entry. Using a Password Use a password to prevent unauthorized access. Always write the password in a safe, separate location. To protect your information, please make regular copies of your data on your PC. See 9.4 Backing Up Your Data. 1. In Phone Book, press PASSWD. 2. At the prompt, type a password of up to eight characters and press enter . 3. Re-enter the same password and press CONFIRM or enter . • Your password is now set. • To change the password, repeat steps 2-3. • To disable the password, delete the existing password at both password prompts. 7.5 Using the Calculator • In the Tools menu, press / to select Calculator and then press enter . • To type a number, use the number keys. • To perform maths functions (e.g. +, –, x, ÷, sin, cos, tan, %, EXP, log) use the keys with mathematical signs printed on the top right corner. • To erase the last typed number, press back . To perform an operation, press enter . To clear only the last operation, press CE. To clear all operations, press AC or clear . 7.6 Using the Metric Converter 1. In the Tools menu, press / to select Metric Converter and then press enter . 2.Press / to select a conversion category and then press enter . 3. In the selected category, press / to select a measurement unit. 4. Enter the numbers for conversion. • Press T for a decimal. As you type the numbers, the equivalent value in other units shows automatically. 5.Press clear or NEW to start a new conversion. Press CLOSE to exit. 8. General Controls 8.1 Headphone Jack The headphone jack is located on the right of the device for 3.5 mm, 35 ohm impedance stereo headphones. Caution: Monophonic headphones will not work with this unit. 8.2 USB Port The USB port is located on the left of the device for a mini-USB 1.1 compatible connection. See 9.1 Connecting to a PC. 8.3 Adjusting Sound Volume Press FN + to show the volume control menu. Press / to adjust the volume and then press back . 8.4 Changing Size of Screen Type Press repeatedly to change the size of the screen type. 8.5 Help is Always at Hand You can view a help message at any screen by pressing FN + menu . To exit help, press back . 8.6 Resetting Your Device If the keyboard fails to respond, or if the screen performs erratically, use a paper clip to gently press the reset button located on your unit to reset your device. Warning! Pressing the reset button with more than light pressure may permanently disable your unit. In addition, resetting the unit erases settings and information you may have entered. 9. PC Connections 9.1 Connecting to a PC 1. Turn on your device. 2. Connect the wide end of a USB cable (not included) to a USB port on your PC and the smaller end to the USB port on your device. • You see a “Franklin connects” icon on the screen of your device when it is properly connected to your PC. The keyboard on your device is now disabled. • The first time you plug your device into your PC, software drivers may install. This happens automatically. When the drivers are installed your PC will let you know that your device is ready to use. A window may also be opened displaying the available folders on your device. If you need to find it, look for a drive labelled “FRANKLIN”. 9.2 Copying Files to Your Device Your device is not limited to the books it comes with. You can transfer personal dictionaries. You can also save copies of your data to another location on your PC to backup important information. Try copying a personal dictionary (.txt file) to your device: 1. Make sure your device is connected to your PC. See 9.1 Connecting to a PC. 2. On your PC, use Windows Explorer to find the drive labelled “FRANKLIN” and double-click it to open it. 3. Double-click “PersonalDict” to open that folder. 4. Navigate on your PC to where you store .txt files. 5. Right-click the .txt file you want to copy to your device and then click “Copy” from the pop-up menu. 6. Right-click in the “PersonalDict” window and then click “Paste” from the pop-up menu. 7. Close the open folders. 8. Unplug the USB cable from your PC and the device. 9.3 About Your Device Folders When you connect your device to your PC, you can see an assortment of folders for storing various types of data. Remember, “PersonalDict” is always the locations to save any .txt formatted personal dictionaries so they appear on your device. Any other available folders will contain the saved material from My Word List, the Phone book and other features. 9.4 Backing Up Your Data While your device is connected to your PC, copy any or all of the folders and then paste them to a location on your PC where you want to save them. 9.5 Restoring Your Data If you accidentally erase information or it is lost while replacing the batteries, you can restore your data by connecting your device to your PC. Next, find the location on your PC where you saved a backup copy of your information. Copy the information and then paste them in the window containing your device’s folders. You can then re-access your previously saved information. 10. Additional Information 10.1 Specifications Model: DMQ-2100 Collins Speaking Reference Library Batteries: 2 x AAA (included) Size: 10.2 x 7.6 x 1.9 cm Weight: 140 g ISBN: 978-1-59074-672-1 © 2006-2011 FRANKLIN ELECTRONIC PUBLISHERS, INC. Burlington, N.J. 08016-4907 U.S.A. All rights reserved. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005 - 2010 © 1994-2011 Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. All rights reserved. © 2009 Acapela Group S.A. All rights reserved. Imported to the European Community by: Franklin Electronic Publishers GmbH Kapellenstr. 13, 85622 Feldkirchen, Germany 10.2 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: • Keep the lid closed when you are not using it. This will protect the screen from being broken, scratched or marred in any way. • 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. • Should the device’s display glass break, properly dispose of the product avoiding contact with your skin, and then wash your hands immediately. • Please keep screen protectors and plastic bags away from babies and children to avoid danger of suffocation. 10.3 Recycling and Disposal Device Disposal This device should be disposed of through your local electronic product recycling system - do not throw in the rubbish 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. Please visit www.franklin. com/eu to contact Franklin or its distributors to get info for battery disposal and/or replacement. However, shipping and handling expenses might apply. 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. 10.4 FCC Notice (U.S.) 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: 1) Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. 2) Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. 3) Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. 4) 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 ensure 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. 11. License Agreement (U.S.) 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 non exclusive 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. Further, you may not modify, adapt, disassemble, decompile, translate, create derivative works of, or in any way reverse engineer the PRODUCT. You may not export or re-export, directly or indirectly, the PRODUCT without compliance with appropriate governmental regulations. The PRODUCT contains Franklin’s confidential and proprietary information which you agree to take adequate steps to protect from unauthorized disclosure or use. This license is effective until terminated by Franklin. This license terminates immediately without notice from FRANKLIN if you fail to comply with any provision of this license. 12. Warranty Information 12.1 Disclaimer of Warranties Except as specifically provided herein, Franklin makes no warranty of any kind, express or implied, with respect to this product. 12.2 Limited Warranty (U.S.) LIMITED WARRANTY, DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES, AND LIMITED REMEDY FRANKLIN WARRANTS TO THE ORIGINAL PURCHASER THAT THIS PRODUCT WILL BE FREE FROM DEFECTS IN MATERIALS AND WORKMANSHIP FOR A PERIOD OF ONE (1) YEAR FROM THE ORIGINAL DATE OF PURCHASE AS EVIDENCED BY A COPY OF THE SALES RECEIPT. THIS LIMITED WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER DAMAGE DUE TO ACTS OF GOD, ACCIDENT, MISUSE, ABUSE, NEGLIGENCE, MODIFICATION, UNSUITABLE ENVIRONMENT, OR IMPROPER MAINTENANCE. THE SOLE OBLIGATION AND LIABILITY OF FRANKLIN, AND THE EXCLUSIVE REMEDY UNDER THIS LIMITED WARRANTY, IS REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT AT THE SOLE OPTION OF FRANKLIN AND THIS REMEDY APPLIES ONLY IN THE CASE IN WHICH FRANKLIN DETERMINES THAT THE PRODUCT WAS DEFECTIVE AND THAT THE DEFECT AROSE WITHIN THE DURATION OF THE LIMITED WARRANTY. THIS REMEDY IS THE EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR BREACH OF THIS WARRANTY. THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU CERTAIN RIGHTS; YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT MAY VARY FROM JURISDICTION TO JURISDICTION. EXCEPT FOR THE LIMITED WARRANTY EXPRESSLY RECITED ABOVE, THIS FRANKLIN PRODUCT IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABLE QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR THOSE ARISING BY LAW, STATUTE, USAGE OF TRADE, OR COURSE OF DEALING. THIS WARRANTY APPLIES ONLY TO PRODUCTS MANUFACTURED BY OR FOR FRANKLIN AND SPECIFICALLY DOES NOT INCLUDE BATTERIES, CORROSION OF BATTERY CONTACTS OR ANY OTHER DAMAGE CAUSED BY BATTERIES. FRANKLIN SHALL NOT HAVE ANY LIABILITY TO THE PURCHASER OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF REVENUE OR PROFIT, LOST OR CORRUPTED DATA, OR OTHER COMMERCIAL OR ECONOMIC LOSS, EVEN IF FRANKLIN HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR EVEN IF OTHERWISE FORESEEABLE. FRANKLIN IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR CLAIMS BY A THIRD PARTY. FRANKLIN’S MAXIMUM AGGREGATE LIABILITY SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID FOR THE PRODUCT AS EVIDENCED BY THE SALES RECEIPT. SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF THE LAWS OF THE RELEVANT JURISDICTION DO NOT PERMIT FULL WAIVER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, THEN THE DURATION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS ARE LIMITED TO THE DURATION OF THE EXPRESS WARRANTY GRANTED HEREIN. 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 If you return a Franklin product, please include your name, address, telephone number, a brief description 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 delivery to Franklin for your return. 12.3 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 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. This warranty explicitly excludes defects due to misuse, accidental damage, or wear and tear. This warranty does not affect the consumer’s statutory rights. 12.4 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.