User`s guide | Franklin Colins Speaking Reference Library Medical Alarms User Manual

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
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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.
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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.
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.
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