Franklin Franklin Electronic Publishers Electronic Accessory User Manual

TGA-495
TGA-495
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Key Guide
Key Guide
Function Keys
Goes to the MP3 player.
Located on the bottom
of the unit, turns the unit
on or off.
Goes to the translation
entry screen.
Goes to the list of phrase
categories.
At the translation entry
screen, displays the list
of source languages.
At the translation entry
screen, displays the list
of target languages.
/
Toggles between the
calculator and converter.
/
Toggles between the
clock and alarm mode.
Goes to the voice memo
start page.
When viewing a
translation, pronounces
the source translation.
Goes to the list of saved
voice memos.
When viewing a
translation, pronounces
the target translation.
Deletes the currently
selected voice memo.
At an input field, toggles
the symbols menu on
and off the screen.
Goes to the Contact List.
Goes to the Games
menu.
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Key Guide
Key Guide
Toggles between all caps
and mixed caps input.
Searches for a
translation, performs a
calculation, selects an
item, plays/stops an MP3
file, or confirms a
deletion.
Displays the Setup
menu.
Returns to your previous
location.
Direction Keys
Toggles the backlight on
or off.
Moves in the indicated
direction. In a list, press
up ( ) or down ( ) to
highlight the previous or
next item. Press the
) to select the
center (
highlighted item. In the
clock, press or to go
to the previous or next
home city. In the clock,
press left ( ) or right
( ) to go to the
previous or next world
Cycles through the
available accents for the
letter to the left of the
cursor. In Korean or
Russian input fields,
toggles between the
multiple characters for
keys that contain two
characters.
Clears an input field.
Types a space.
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Key Guide
Key Guide
city. In a translator entry,
press or to move to
the next entry. When
playing an MP3, press
or to adjust the
volume and press or
to go to the previous
or next song in the list.
Press
to play or stop
playing the song.
Press the control wheel
up to increase the
volume in the mp3
player or change to the
previous home city in
the clock. Press the
wheel down to decrease
the volume in the mp3
player or change to the
next home city in the
clock. In other locations,
the control wheel
behaves similarly to press the control wheel
up, - press the control
wheel down, and
press the control wheel
in.
Scrolls to the next page,
goes to the next phrase,
or goes to the next
translation in the word
list.
Scrolls to the previous
page, goes to the
previous phrase, or goes
to the previous
translation in the word
list.
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Key Guide
Key Guide
Calculator Keys
L(%)
Adds
M(.)
Inserts a decimal point.
C(M+)
Adds the number on the
screen to the number
stored in memory.
V(M–)
Subtracts the number on
the screen from the
number stored in
memory.
B(MR)
Recalls the number
stored in memory.
N(MC)
Clears the memory.
Subtracts
Multiplies
Divides
Q–P
Types numbers.
G(+/-)
Changes the number on
the screen to a negative
or positive number.
H(√x)
Calculates a square root.
J(x2)
Squares a number.
K(1/x)
Calculates a reciprocal.
Calculates a percentage.
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Understanding Your Device
Microphone
Screen
in lid
Power
On/Off
Screen in lid: The screen of your device is contained in the lid. To expose
the keyboard, the lid must be moved up. Apply light pressure with your
thumbs to the bottom of the device until you hear the lid move past the
catch. Continue pushing the lid until you hear a snap, indicating that the
lid can go no further.
Microphone : The microphone is located at the upper right corner of the
key.
top of the device, just above the
Power: The power button is located on the bottom of the device, to the
right side of the device.
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Understanding Your Device
Control
Wheel
Speaker
Headphone
Jack
USB Port
Speaker: The speaker is located in the upper right corner on the back of
your device. For best results, do not cover the speaker.
Headphone Jack: The headphone jack is located on the bottom right side of
your device, when looking at the back. The headphone jack is designed for
2.5 mm, 32 ohm impedance stereo headphones. Caution: monophonic
headphones will not work with this unit.
USB port: The USB port is a standard 5-pin mini-B type port. It is located on
the bottom left side of your device, when looking at the back. Plug the
provided USB cable into this port to connect your device to your PC when
your device is turned on. When your device is turned off, connect your
device to your PC to charge its battery. In addition, you can charge your
device’s rechargeable battery using the provided AC/DC adapter/charger
with a USB 5-pin mini-B type connector. Plug the small end into your device
and the other end into a power source. The AC/DC adapter requires
regulated 5 volts output of at least 500 milliamperes.
Control Wheel: The selection wheel is located on the upper left side of your
device, when looking at the back.
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Resetting Your Device
If the keyboard fails to respond, or if the screen performs erratically,
perform a system reset by following the steps below.
1. Use a paper clip to gently press the reset button on your unit.
The reset button is recessed in a pin-sized hole on the back of the unit,
below the speaker.
Warning! Pressing the reset button with more than light pressure may
permanently disable your product. In addition, resetting the product
resets the settings to their default settings and may erase any recently
entered data.
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Battery Information
Battery Information
Your TGA-495 uses a rechargeable
battery of capacity 530 mAH.
Battery power lasts for about 1
week of normal translator use or 6
hours of continuous MP3 music
play. When you see the low
battery warning, please recharge
your battery. The first time you use
your device, it requires
approximately 3 hours of charging
before use. Thereafter, your device
can take up to 6 hours for a full
charge.
Follow these instructions to
recharge the battery.
1. Find the USB cable or AC
adapter included with your
device.
2. Make sure your device is
turned off.
3. Plug the wide end of the USB
cable into a USB port on your
PC and the smaller end of the
USB cable into the USB port
on your device.
If you are using the AC adapter,
plug one end into a power
source and the USB end into
the USB port on your device.
The battery icon is displayed
with the power bars filling the
battery from right to left. When
the battery is completely
charged, the battery icon will
stay solid. Note: It generally
takes about 4 hours to
completely recharge the
battery.
Battery Precautions
• If the device is left unused for a
long period of time, the battery
may lose its charge. Please
recharge the battery following
the steps outlined above in
order to use your device.
• Rechargeable batteries are only
to be charged under adult
supervision.
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Product Care
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 use excessive force
when sliding the top of the
device up to expose its
keyboard. Do not attempt to do
remove the top of the device.
• Do not expose your device to
moisture, extreme
temperatures or other adverse
conditions. Avoid storing it in
damp, humid or wet places. It is
not waterproof.
• Clean the device by wiping it
with a soft, dry cloth. Do not
use harsh chemicals.
• If the device is left unused for a
long period of time, the battery
may lose its charge. Please
recharge the battery following
the steps outlined above in
order to use your device.
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Getting Started
Getting Started
Before you can use your device,
the battery must be charged for
approximately 3 hours. You can do
this by connecting your device to
your PC using the provided USB
cable or by connecting your
device to a power source using
the provided AC adapter. For
instructions on attaching the
device to your computer or a
power source, please see “Battery
Information” on page 9.
Once your device is charged, turn
your device on. The first time you
use this translator, and any time
you reset your device, you must
set the message language. The
message language is the language
of screen instructions and menu
items.
You can select one of the
following 12 languages: English,
French, German, Italian, Spanish,
Portuguese, Polish, Russian,
Japanese, Chinese, Arabic, or
Turkish. Press or to highlight
the language you want and then
.
press
After you select the message
language, the Settings menu
displayed.
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Changing the Settings
Changing the Settings
Your TGA-495 allows you to adjust
the volume, adjust the shutoff
time, set the clock, turn a key tone
on or off, change the device
language, adjust the contrast,
check your battery life, and view
how much memory is available.
Device Language allows you to
change the message language,
that is, the language used for
all screen instructions and
menu items.
Shutoff Time sets how long this
translator stays on if you forget
to turn it off.
Memory displays how much
device memory is available.
Battery displays how much
battery power remains.
Contrast determines how dark
or light the screen is.
Key Tone allows you to hear a
tone every time you press a key.
3. Press or to change the
current setting to your choice.
Note: When Clock Setup is
to go
highlighted, press
to the Clock Setup menu and
set the clock. Battery and
Memory are displayed for your
information only and are not
settings that can be adjusted.
.
1. Press
The Setup menu is displayed
with Volume highlighted.
2. Press or to highlight
Volume, Clock Setup, Device
Language, Shutoff Time,
Memory, Battery, Contrast or
Key Tone.
Volume determines the
loudness of the speaker during
the playback of translations,
phrases, voice memos and
songs.
Clock Setup displays the Clock
Setup menu and allows you to
format your clock.
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Setting the Clock
Setting the Clock
1. Press
Home City DST sets whether or
not you are currently in
Daylight Saving Time.
Time Format determines
whether you use a 12 hour or
24 hour clock.
Date Format determines how
you display the date.
World City determines your
world city.
World City DST sets whether or
not your world city is in
Daylight Saving Time.
Time Zone lets you view the
time of various time zones
around the world.
to see your
4. Press
options.
.
2. Use to highlight Clock
Setup and then press
.
The Clock Setup menu is
displayed with Home City
highlighted.
3. Press or to highlight
Home City, Time, Date, Home
City DST, Time Format, Date
Format, World City, World City
DST, or Time Zone.
Home City determines your
home city, that is, the city
closest to your own.
Time allows you to set the hour
and minutes according to the
selected clock format.
Date allows you to set the day,
month and year according to
the selected date format.
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Setting the Clock
Using the Main Menu
5. Press or to highlight your
choice and then press
to
select it.
Note: For the Time and Date
settings, press to move to
only
the next field. Press
when all the fields are set. For
Time Zone, press or to
move to the previous or next
time zone. Press to view the
cities saved in this device that
fall within that time zone. Press
to return to the world map.
to select the time
Press
zone you want to set as the
clock for your home city.
Your TGA-495 contains a top-level
menu to help you find the features
contained in your device.
until you cannot go
1. Press
any further.
The main menu is displayed.
2. Press or to highlight the
feature you want to see and
to select it.
then press
Word Translation goes to the
translation input screen.
Short Phrases goes to the
Categories menu.
Conversion opens the metric
and currency converters.
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Using the Main Menu
Using the Alarm
Clock Mode displays the clock.
MP3 opens the MP3 player.
Setup opens the Settings menu.
Calculator displays the
calculator.
Voice Memo opens the list of
voice memos.
Alarm opens the alarm set up
screen.
Contact List displays the contact
list.
Game displays the list of games.
1. Press until you see Alarm
at the top of the screen.
2. Press or to highlight
Alarm Switch, Clock, Time
Setup, or Alarm Mode.
Alarm Switch determines
whether the alarm is on or off.
Clock allows you to set the
alarm by the home clock or
world clock.
Time Setup allows you to set the
time the alarm is to go off.
Alarm Mode sets whether the
alarm is set to go off once or to
repeat at the set time every
day.
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Setting the Source and
Target Languages
Using the Alarm
The source language is the
language in which you enter a
word at the translator entry
screen. The target language is the
language in which you wish to
view the translation. The initial
source and target languages are
assigned when you select a
message language. No matter
what message language you
select, the default source language
is English and the default target
language is Spanish. To change
the source and target languages,
do the following.
1. Press .
The translation input screen is
displayed.
You can also change the source
and target languages from the
phrases menu. Press to go
there.
to see your
3. Press
options.
4. Press or to highlight your
choice and then press
to
select it.
Note: When Time Setup is
to see
highlighted, press
your options. Press or to
change the hour and then press
to move to the next field.
Press or to change the
only when
minutes. Press
all the fields are set.
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Setting the Source and
Target Languages
Translating Words
.
2. Press
3. Press or to highlight the
source language you want
.
and then press
4. Press
.
5. Press or to highlight the
target language you want
.
and then press
Note: If you change the target
language while a word is typed
at the translation entry screen,
the translation is automatically
displayed in the new target
language.
You can use this translator to
translate words from a source
language to a target language.
You can change the source and
target languages at any time.
Please see “Setting the Source and
Target Languages” to learn how.
1. Press to go to the
translator entry screen.
The entry language is your
source language.
2. Begin to type a word to look
up.
As you type letters, a word list
is displayed and the first word
in the translator that matches
the letters you type will move
to the top of the word list. You
may not have to type the entire
word in order to find the one
you want.
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Translating Words
Translating Words
Press
to delete letters or
to clear the input box.
press
You can type accent marks,
diacritical marks and capital
letters, but they are not needed
to find matches. To type
accents, first type the letter and
repeatedly,
then press
until you see the accent you
want. To type a punctuation
mark, type the letter first then
repeatedly until you
press
see the one you want.
3. When the word you want is
on the screen, press until
the word you want is
highlighted.
Or you can continue typing
letters until the word is
complete and the matching
word, if available, is
automatically highlighted.
to search for the
4. Press
highlighted word.
The message Found: # flashes
on the screen, where #
indicates the number of
matching entries. A list of
entries that match the
highlighted word is displayed.
5. Press or , if necessary, to
highlight the match you want
.
and then press
Press or to go to the next
or previous match. If there is
more than one screen of data,
use to read.
Press
to hear the source
word or phrase pronounced.
to hear the target
Press
word or phrase pronounced.
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Translating Words
Translating Words
Note: For Arabic, Chinese,
Japanese and Russian a spelling
of the word using Roman
letters is also included.
Press or to move to the
next or previous word.
to return to the
6. Press
translator entry screen and
to clear the
then press
input box and type a new
word.
displayed. Press or to
highlight the match you want
to
to see and then press
to return
see its entry. Press
to the translator entry screen
to clear the
and then press
input box and type a new word.
✓ Misspelling Words
If you enter a misspelled word
or a word not in this translator,
you see the message “Near”
followed by a list of words
similar to the word you typed.
Press or to highlight the
word you want to see and then
to see its entry.
press
to return to the
Press
translator entry screen and
to clear the
then press
input box and type a new word.
✓ Viewing Alternate
Forms
If you enter a correct word that
is not in the word list, it might
be an alternate form of a word.
For example, “spoke” is the past
tense of the English verb
“speak”. If you type “spoke” and
, the list of
then press
entries matching “speak” is
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Understanding
Input Methods
Understanding
Input Methods
When entering a word in Arabic,
Chinese, Japanese, or Russian
source language, there are a few
differences from the languages
with Roman-based alphabets.
• For Arabic, type letters
according to your device’s
keyboard. Note: Arabic letters
are indicated at the upper right
of the keys. Because the Arabic
alphabet contains more letters
than a Roman alphabet, the
rest of the letters are located on
the math operator keys. Some
keys contain two Arabic letters.
To enter the second letter,
press the key containing that
letter, then press the accent key
) to switch to the second
(
letter. Pressing the accent key
again changes the entry back
to the first letter on the key.
• For Chinese, type Roman
letters to search for words. Your
list of results is also displayed
using Roman letters. It is only
when you select an entry to
view that you will see the word
written in Chinese. Note: For
best results, type the entire
word at the entry screen. Do
not try to find words by
entering them character by
character.
• For Japanese, type Roman
letters. As you type letters, the
Japanese characters matching
what you type will be displayed
at the entry screen. Note: To
enter the long vowel character,
press , use the arrow keys to
highlight the character and
to select it.
then press
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Understanding
Input Methods
Translating Phrases
• For Russian, type letters
according to your device’s
keyboard. Note: Russian letters
are indicated at the lower right
of the keys. Because the Cyrillic
alphabet contains more letters
than a Roman alphabet, the
rest of the letters are located on
the math operator keys. Some
keys contain two Russian
letters. To enter the second
letter, press the key containing
that letter, then press the
) to switch to
accent key (
the second letter. Pressing the
accent key again changes the
entry back to the first letter on
the key.
Note: The phrases in this product
are listed in the current source
language. To find translations of
phrases, do the following.
1. Press .
2. Use or to move the
highlight to the category you
to select
want and press
it.
3. Use or to move the
highlight to the phrase you
want.
You can also search for phrases
containing specific words. Once
you type a letter, a small input
box appears. Finish typing the
letters you want, then press
. The list of matching
phrases is displayed. Use or
to highlight the phrase you
want and then press
.
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Translating Phrases
Using the Contact List
4. Press
to see the
translation.
If there is more than one screen
of data, use to read.
Press
to hear the source
word or phrase pronounced.
to hear the target
Press
word or phrase pronounced.
5. Press or to go to the
previous or next phrase.
This product has a contact list
where you can save names, phone
numbers and other contact
information. The total amount of
entries that you can save depends
upon the number of characters in
each entry and the amount of free
memory available in your device.
Available memory is shared
among MP3 files, Contact List data
and voice memos.
6. Press
to return to the list.
Adding Entries
1. Press
.
The first time you access the
contact list you see the
message “No record” because
no entries have been saved.
Each subsequent time you
access the contact list you see
the list of entries.
2. Press N to add an entry.
3. Enter your contact’s
information.
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Using the Contact List
Using the Contact List
Each name can contain up to
30 characters, including spaces.
.
To delete a character, press
Press
to clear the current
line.
Note: In the Name, E-mail, and
Company fields, you can enter
letters, numbers, and symbols.
Type a letter and then press
to add an accent to the
letter you just typed. Press
to open the symbol menu, use
and to highlight the
symbol you want and then
. Press
once to
press
activate caps-lock. Press
again to activate number input.
again to return to
Press
lowercase input. In the phone
number fields, number input is
automatically active.
4. Press to move to the next
field.
Press to move to the
previous field.
5. Continue entering
information in the available
fields.
to save the record.
6. Press
You are asked to confirm the
addition. Press Y to add the
record or press N to cancel the
addition.
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Using the Contact List
Using the Contact List
6. Make your changes.
.
To delete a character, press
Press
to clear the current
line. Press
and then the
letter to type a capital. Type a
letter and then press
to
add an accent to the letter you
just typed. Press
to open the
symbol menu, use and to
highlight the symbol you want
and then press
. Press or
to move to the next or
previous field.
7. Press
when done.
You are asked to save your
changes. Press Y to save your
changes or N to cancel.
Viewing or Editing
Entries
1. Press
.
Your list of entries is displayed
in alphabetical order.
2. Press or to scroll down or
up through the list one line at
a time or press or to page
down or up through the list.
to view the
3. Press
highlighted entry.
4. Press or to move to the
next or previous field if the
information you want to view
is too long to fit on the
screen.
to edit the
5. Press , or
current entry.
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Using the Contact List
Using the Calculator
Deleting Entries
Making Calculations
1. Press
.
Your list of entries is displayed.
2. Press or to scroll down or
up through the list one line at
a time or press or to page
down or up through the list.
to delete the
3. Press
highlighted entry.
You are asked to confirm the
deletion. Press Y to delete the
entry or N to cancel the
deletion.
1. Press until you see the
calculator.
2. Type a number.
You can type up to 10 digits. To
enter a negative number, use
G(+/-). To type a decimal point,
press M(.).
,
,
,
to add,
3. Press
subtract, multiply, or divide.
4. Type another number.
.
5. Press
Or press L(%) to calculate the
percentage.
To repeat the calculation, press
again.
6. Press
to clear the current
calculations.
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Using the Calculator
Using the Converters
The converter allows you to easily
convert measurements and
currency.
Using the Calculator
Memory
Try the following equation to
practice using the calculator
memory: (32 x 12) – (8 x 8) = 320.
1. Press until you see the
calculator.
2. Press N(MC) to clear the
calculator memory, if necessary.
, type 12
3. Type 32, press
.
and then press
4. Press C(M+) to add the result
to memory.
M indicates a number is stored
in memory.
, type 8 and
5. Type 8, press
.
then press
6. Press V(M-) to subtract the
result from memory.
7. Press B(MR) to retrieve the
number from memory.
to clear the current
8. Press
calculations.
Making Metric
Conversions
1. Press
until you see the
converter.
2. Press to highlight the
conversion category and then
.
press
If there is a sub-menu, repeat
Step 2.
3. Type a number after one of
the units.
Press or to move between
the lines. Press
to delete a
number. To type a decimal
point, press M(.).
to convert it.
4. Press
Press
field.
to clear the current
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Using the Converters
Using the Converters
Making Currency
Conversions
to delete a number.
Press
To type a decimal point, press
M(.).
4. Press
.
5. Type the amount for the
home or other currency.
Press or to move between
the Home and Other fields.
to delete a number.
Press
To type a decimal point, press
M(.).
to convert it.
6. Press
1. Press
until you see the
converter.
2. Press to highlight Currency
and then press
.
Note: The first time you use the
currency converter, you must
set the exchange rate.
3. Type an exchange rate in the
“Rate” field.
The rate should be in units of
the other currency per one unit
of the home currency (n
other/1 home). For example, to
convert between U.S. Dollars
and Euro, enter an exchange
rate of 1.256. This means that
1.256 U.S. Dollars is the
equivalent of 1 Euro.
Press
field.
to clear the current
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Playing the Games
Playing the Games
There are five fun games for you
to choose from: Hangman
(English), Quiz, Magic Lottery,
Memory, and Keyboard Wiz.
3. Use or to highlight the
skill level you want and then
.
press
The current setting is marked.
Selecting a Game
Hangman (English)
1. Press
.
2. Use or to highlight the
game you want.
to select it.
3. Press
Hangman (English) selects an
English mystery word and
challenges you to guess it letter by
letter. The letters of the mystery
word are hidden by question
marks. The number of guesses
remaining is indicated by #s.
.
1. Press
2. Press or to highlight
Hangman (English) and then
.
press
3. Type a letter you think is in
the word.
If you are correct, the letter
appears in place of the
question mark. If you are
wrong, it replaces an # on the
screen and another part of the
man appears.
Setting the Skill Level
You can select the degree of
difficulty for the games from the
following: Beginner, Intermediate,
Advanced, Expert or Wizard.
.
1. Press
2. Use or to highlight Game
Settings and then press
.
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Playing the Games
Playing the Games
Press
to hear the source
word pronounced.
3. Pronounce the word to
yourself and try to guess its
translation.
to see the
4. Press
translation.
to hear the target
Press
word pronounced.
5. Press
to play another
round.
4. Press
to show the word
and end the round.
to play a new
5. Press
round.
Quiz
Quiz tests your translation skills.
1. Press
.
2. Press or to highlight Quiz
and then press
.
A word or phrase appears on
the screen.
To change the source language,
, press or to
press
highlight the source language
.
you want, and then press
To change the target language,
, press or to
press
highlight the target language
.
you want, and then press
Magic Lottery
Use Magic Lottery to generate a set
of numbers based on your criteria.
.
1. Press
2. Press or to highlight
Magic Lottery and then press
.
Set indicates how many
numbers you want picked,
between 1 and 9. The default is
6. Max indicates the range of
numbers from set to max. That
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Playing the Games
Playing the Games
is, there are at least as many
possibilities as the amount of
numbers you want picked. The
default is 49.
3. Press or to select how
many numbers you want in
.
your set and then press
2. Press or to highlight
Memory and then press
.
3. Use the arrow keys to move
to the card you want to flip
over.
.
4. Press
The card reveals its value.
5. Use the arrow keys to move
to the card you think is its
match and press
again.
The second card reveals its
value. If the two cards match
they stay revealed. If the two
cards do not make a pair, they
flip back over.
6. Continue flipping cards until
you have located all the pairs.
7. Once all the pairs are
displayed, the next round
automatically begins.
to return to the list of
Press
games.
4. Press or to set your range
of numbers.
to generate your
5. Press
numbers.
again to generate a
Press
new set of numbers using the
same criteria. Press
to
change the values in Set and
Max.
Memory
Memory challenges you to find
pairs among the hidden set of
cards.
.
1. Press
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Playing the Games
Playing the Games
5. Continue to press the buttons
of the letters as they appear
on the screen.
As you press letters, you
advance levels and the letters
increase their speed. If the
letters move across the screen
faster than you can press them,
you still have time. The letters
just pile up on the left side of
the screen. However, you must
remove letters from the left
side of the pile in order to catch
up. If the stack of letters gets
too long, you lose.
to play again.
6. Press
Keyboard Wiz
Keyboard Wiz challenges you to
press a key on the keyboard as fast
as the letters cross the screen.
.
1. Press
2. Press or to highlight
Keyboard Wiz and then press
.
3. Press
when you are
ready to begin.
A letter moves across the
screen form right to left.
4. Press the corresponding
button on the keyboard.
Press
games.
to return to the list of
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Using Voice Memos
Using Voice Memos
Your TGA-495 contains a voice
memo feature where you can
record reminders or ideas and play
them back later.
to save the
5. Press
message.
Or press to continue
recording.
Note: When there are 15
minutes or less remaining of
available memory, a message is
displayed to remind you that
memory is running out. When
time runs out during a
recording, the recording will
stop and you are asked to save
what you have or to delete the
recording.
Recording a Voice
Memo
1. Press
.
The voice memo start screen is
displayed.
to begin
2. Press
recording.
3. Speak your message into the
microphone.
The microphone is located
above the top right corner of
the screen.
to pause the
4. Press
recording.
Hearing a Voice Memo
1. Press .
The list of saved voice memos is
displayed.
2. Press or to highlight the
memo you want to hear and
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Using Voice Memos
then press
Using the MP3 Player
Your device comes with a built-in
MP3 player. Your MP3 songs will
continue to play even if you leave
the MP3 player to look up a word
or perform another function. Press
to open the MP3 player.
.
Press
to stop playback at
any time and return to the
beginning of the voice memo.
Note: While listening to a voice
memo, you cannot access the
MP3 player. In order to go to
the MP3 player while a voice
memo is playing, first press
.
and then press
System Requirements
To transfer songs to your device,
your computer must meet the
following minimum system
requirements:
• Windows® 2000/XP or higher
• Available USB port
✓ Deleting a Voice Memo
While viewing the list of saved
voice memos, you can delete a
memo to clear memory for new
voice memos. Use or to
highlight the memo you want
to delete and then press .
Press
to delete the voice
memo or to cancel the
deletion.
Saving Songs
1. Locate the USB slot on the
right side of the device.
2. Insert the USB cable into the
device and into an available
USB port on your computer.
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Using the MP3 Player
Using the MP3 Player
3. Click My Computer on your
PC.
You see a new “Removable
Disk” drive connected to your
computer.
4. Double-click Removable Disk.
5. Double-click the MP3 folder.
6. Find on your computer the
MP3 songs you want to copy
to your device and copy them
to the MP3 folder.
Warning: Do not disconnect
the USB cable during a song
transfer or you may lose data.
Note: You can delete songs
from your device by removing
them from the drive where you
had previously saved them.
7. When the transfer is
complete, disconnect the USB
cable.
.
8. Press
Selecting a Song
1. Press
.
You see the list of songs.
2. Press or to highlight the
song you want to hear.
3. Press or to highlight Play
or
to
and then press
play the song.
or
again to
Press
pause the playback. Press or
to skip to the previous or
to stop
next song. Press
playing a song and return to
the song list. Hold or to
fast forward or rewind through
a currently playing song.
Note: While listening to a MP3,
you cannot access the voice
memo feature. In order to go to
the voice memo feature while a
MP3 is playing, first press
and then press
or .
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Using the MP3 Player
Using the MP3 Player
✓ Adjusting the Volume
Note: If you leave the MP3
player while listening to a song,
to stop the song.
press
You can adjust the volume
while playing a song. Press or
while a song is playing. The
volume bar is displayed.
Continue to press or until
the volume is to your liking.
After a few seconds the volume
bar will disappear. You can also
use the control wheel to adjust
the volume while a track is
playing. Simply press the
control wheel up or down.
✓ Viewing Lyrics
A song’s lyrics will display
automatically while listening to
a song when no key has been
pressed for a few seconds.
Note: Lyrics must be saved as
part of the MP3 track in order
to be displayed. The MP3 player
supports synchronization of
lyrics following Lyric3 V2.00
standards.
Sorting Your Song List
You can select how you want to
sort your song list.
.
1. Press
2. Press or to highlight Sort
and then press
.
A menu of sort options is
displayed.
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Using the MP3 Player
Using the MP3 Player
3. Press or to highlight the
option you want.
Sorted by Last Update sorts your
songs by those most recently
added to your device.
Sorted by Song Name sorts your
songs by their title.
Sorted by Artist Name sorts your
songs by the artist.
to save your
4. Press
setting.
3. Press or to highlight the
option you want.
None sets your MP3 player to
play only the selected song.
Repeat sets your MP3 player to
play all the songs in your device
in order and then start from the
beginning once they have all
been played.
Random sets your MP3 player
to randomize the order of all
the songs.
Repeat and Random sets your
MP3 player to randomize the
playback order of all the songs
in your device and then start all
over once they have all been
played.
to save your
4. Press
setting.
Ordering Your
Playback
You can select how you want to
hear the songs saved in your
device.
.
1. Press
2. Press or to highlight
Setting and then press
.
A menu of playback options is
displayed.
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Using the MP3 Player
Specifications
Model: TGA-495
Size: 110 x 72 x 19 mm
Weight: 150 g
ISBN 978-1-59074-435-2
To check for updates to this user’s guide,
please visit us at www.franklin.com. Click
Support at the top of the home page
and then click Manuals under the
Product Info & Support heading.
Search the list of manuals for the
product number (TGA-495) and click the
link to see the latest revision of the
user’s guide.
Deleting a Song
In addition to deleting a song
using your computer (see “Saving
Songs”), you can delete them
using your device.
.
1. Press
You see the list of songs.
2. Press or to highlight the
song you want to delete.
3. Press or to highlight
Delete.
Contacts
to delete the song.
4. Press
You are asked to confirm the
deletion.
5. Press
or press
deletion.
Please have your product number
(TGA-495) and date of purchase handy
when you call to register. To register
and for customer support, please call
1-800-266-5626 (US only). For technical
support, call 1-800-866-2110 or visit us
at www.franklin.com.
to delete the song
to cancel the
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Specifications
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
Cleaning this Product
To clean this product, spray a mild glass
cleaner onto a cloth and wipe its
surface. Do not spray liquids directly
onto the unit. Do not use or store this
product in extreme or prolonged heat,
cold, humidity, or other adverse
conditions. If you have a problem with
this product, refer to the warranty.
© 2002-2008 Franklin Electronic
Publishers, Inc. Burlington, N.J.
08016-4907 USA. All rights reserved.
Imported to the European Community by:
Franklin Electronic Publishers GmbH
Kapellenstr. 13
85622 Feldkirchen, Germany
MPEG Layer-3 audio decoding technology
licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson.
U.S. PATENTS: 4,891,775; 5,113,340;
5,218,536
Note: This device should be disposed
through your local electronic product
recycling system - do not throw into the
trash bin.
Note: Please save all packing materials,
as it contains important information.
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FCC Notice
Disclaimer of Warranties
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.
Except as specifically provided
herein, Franklin makes no
warranty of any kind, express or
implied, with respect to this
product.
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
batteries.
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Limited Warranty (U.S. only)
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
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Limited Warranty (U.S. only)
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
deliver to Franklin for your return.
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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.
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