Franklin NCS-101 Noise Reduction Machine User Manual

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NCS-101
Electronic Publishers
Webster’s
Spelling Corrector
USER’S GUIDE
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Key Guide
Function Keys
BACK
CALC
CLEAR
ENTER=
GAMES
HELP
PHONE
ON/OFF
SPELL
A
+
Backs up (e.g., erases typed letters).
Selects the calculator mode.
Clears to the start of selected mode.
Enters words or numbers, or selects items.
Selects the game mode.
Displays help messages.
Selects the phone list mode.
Turns the unit on or off.
Selects the spelling corrector mode.
Calculator Keys
Lets you add numbers.
C√
Calculates square roots.
Dx
Lets you multiply numbers.
ENTER=
Performs calculations (i.e., acts as =).
F
/
HMC
Lets you divide numbers.
Clears the calculator memory.
KM-
Retrieves total from the memory.
Subtracts a number from the memory.
LM+
Adds a number to the memory.
JMR
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Key Guide
S-
Lets you subtract numbers. (In the phone
list, types a hyphen.)
V%
Calculates percentages.
X+/-
Changes the sign (+/-) of a number.
CONV
Z
✽
?
Lets you convert measures and currencies.
Other Keys
In the phone list, deletes an entry. When
entering a spelling word, types an asterisk to stand for a series of letters in a
word. During a game, provides a hint.
When entering a spelling word, types a
question mark to stand for any letter.
When a question mark flashes next to a
spelling correction word, displays its Confusables®. During a game, reveals the
answer(s) and ends the round.
Direction Keys
In lists, scrolls up or down. At entry
screens, types apostrophes or periods. At
the ENTER a word screen, adjusts the
screen contrast.
At entry screens, moves the cursor right
or left.
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Getting Started
Turn the device over and gently pull the battery
insulation tab to remove it. Press ON/OFF to turn
the product on. Use a paper clip to gently press
the Reset button on the back of the device.
To View the Demo
When you first use this product, you will see a
demonstration of what it can do.
1. Press ON/OFF .
The demonstration automatically appears.
2. To stop the demonstration, press CLEAR .
To Disable or Reenable the Demo
You probably do not want to view the demonstration every time you use this product. Here is how
to disable and reenable the demonstration.
1. Press SPELL .
Press CLEAR first if the demo is still active.
2. Type
d.
3. Press ENTER .
4. To reenable the demonstration,
repeat the above steps.
To Adjust the Screen Contrast
1. Press SPELL .
2. At ENTER a word, use
or
to darken
or lighten the screen contrast.
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Correcting Spellings
1. Press SPELL .
2. Type a word.
To erase letters, use BACK . To type an apostrophe, press . To type a period, press
.
To type a space, press . To edit a word,
press and then retype letters.
You cannot type capital letters, but the spelling
corrections may include capitals. Also, you
cannot begin a word with a punctuation mark.
3. Press ENTER .
The flashing arrow indicates that more corrections are available. If you enter a correctly
spelled word, Correct word appears and then
the word appears on the main word list. If you
enter a word that has more than one form,
Multiple forms appears.
4. Use
and
to view more words.
Note: If a word is too long to fit on the screen,
press ENTER or to see it all.
5. Press CLEAR when finished.
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Viewing Confusables®
Confusables are words such as homonyms and
spelling variants that people often confuse. When
you see a flashing question mark to the right of a
word, that word has Confusables. Try this example.
1. Press SPELL .
2. Type ere and then press ENTER .
Notice the flashing question mark.
3. Press
?
.
Each Confusable is followed by a word that
explains its meaning.
4. Use
5. Press
and
CLEAR
to view the Confusables.
when finished.
✓ Follow the Arrows
Remember, the flashing arrows at the right
of the screen show you which arrow keys
you can use to view more words.
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Finding Parts of Words
You can find parts of words by typing question
marks and asterisks in place of letters. Each
question mark stands for any single letter. Each
asterisk stands for any series of letters.
You can use question marks to help solve crossword puzzles and similar word games by typing
them in place of missing letters.
1. Press SPELL .
2. Type a word with ?’s and ✽’s in it.
3. Press
ENTER
4. Press
5. Press
CLEAR
.
repeatedly to view more words.
when finished.
✓ Help is Always at Hand
You can view an appropriate help message
at any screen by pressing HELP . To go back
to the previous screen, press BACK .
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Storing Names & Phone Numbers
This product has a data bank that can save as
many as 100 names and phone numbers. The
total of names and numbers that you can save
depends upon the number of characters in each
entry.
To Add an Entry to the Phone List
1. Press PHONE .
or
, if needed, to see Add a new
2. Use
entry and then press ENTER .
3. Type a name and then press ENTER .
Each name can contain up to 23 characters
(with letters appearing as capitals only) and
spaces.
To erase a character, press BACK . To type a
space, press .
To edit a character, press and then retype a
letter.
4. Use the numbered keys to type a phone
number and then press ENTER .
To type a hyphen between the parts of a
phone number, press S .
To type a space, press .
You cannot type letters in the phone number.
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Storing Names & Phone Numbers
To View the Phone List
1. Press PHONE .
or
, if needed, to see View phone
2. Use
list and then press ENTER .
.
3. To go to a name, type the name or use
To undo a typed letter, press BACK .
4. Press ENTER to see its phone number.
or
5. To see another name and number, use
, or type a name, and then press ENTER .
6. Use BACK to go back to the phone list options.
✓ Checking the Memory
To see how much memory is free in the phone
list for more names and numbers, press PHONE
and then use
to see Space: XX% free.
✓ Keep Copies of Important Data
Warning! Your phone list information is
safely stored in memory as long as the battery supplies power. However, if the battery
loses all power, this information will be permanently lost. You should always keep written copies of your important information.
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Storing Names & Phone Numbers
To Delete an Entry from the Phone List
1. Press PHONE .
2. Press ENTER to select View phone list.
until you see the entry that you
3. Press
want to delete.
4. Press
✽
.
5. Press Y to delete the entry or N to cancel
the deletion.
6. To delete another entry, repeat Steps 3
through 5 above.
To Erase All the Phone List Entries
Warning! This procedure permanently erases all
the names and numbers in your phone list.
1. Press PHONE .
or
to see Erase all data and then
2. Use
press ENTER .
3. Press Y to erase all the entries or N to
cancel the operation.
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Using a Password
You can use a password to keep the information
in your phone list private. Your password will be
requested whenever anyone turns on the unit
and first presses PHONE .
Warning! After you have set the password, it will
be required whenever you try to access the
phone list for the first time during a session. So
always record your password and keep it in a
separate location.
1. Press PHONE .
2. Use
to see Set the password and then
press ENTER .
3. Type a password and then press ENTER .
Remember to write down your exact password
and keep it in a separate location.
4. To test the password, press ON/OFF twice,
type the password, and then press ENTER .
5. To disable the password, repeat Steps 1
and 2 above, and then press ENTER when
Enter password appears.
✓ About Automatic Shutoff
If you forget to turn off this product, it will automatically turn off in about two minutes.
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Using the Calculator
To Make a Calculation
1. Press CALC .
2. Use the numbered keys to type a number.
To make a number negative or positive, use
X+/- . To type a decimal point, press
.
3. Use A+ , S - , D x , or F / to enter a math operator.
4. Type another number.
Note: To find a square root, press C√ .
5. Press ENTER= or V % .
To clear the calculation, press CLEAR .
To Use the Calculator Memory
1. Make a calculation as shown above, or
simply type a number in the calculator.
2. Press L to add the number to the calculator memory as a positive number or K to
add it to the memory as a negative number.
The total in the memory flashes on screen.
3. Press CLEAR to clear the calculator, or start
making a calculation.
M+
M-
4. To retrieve the total from the memory, press J .
5. To clear the calculator memory, press H .
MR
MC
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Converting Measures & Currencies
You can convert temperatures, weights, liquid
measures, and lengths to and from English and
metric measurements. You can also convert currencies using an exchange rate that you enter.
1. Press
CALC
.
2. Press Z (CONV).
to select a conversion category
3. Use
then press ENTER .
4. If you selected Money as the conversion
category, set the exchange rate.
or
, if
To set the exchange rate, first use
needed, to see set rate and press ENTER . Then
type a number as the exchange rate and press
ENTER . To type a decimal, use
. The exchange rate will be saved until you change it.
Important! The exchange rate should be the
number of units of the other currency per one
dollar (e.g., 2.0 = 2 other/1 dollar).
Note: You can convert currencies other than
dollars by ignoring the fact that one currency
is called dollars.
5. Use
to select a conversion and then
press ENTER .
6. Type an amount and then press ENTER .
7. To make another conversion, press BACK .
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Setting the Skill Level of the Games
You can play the games at skill levels from Beginner to Wizard.
1. Press GAMES .
or
to see Set Skill Level and
2. Use
then press ENTER .
or
to see the skill level that you
3. Use
want and then press ENTER . Or press
BACK to leave the skill level unchanged.
✓ Understanding the Skill Levels
The skill levels change the number of
guesses in Hangman, the minimum number
of letters (Min size) in Anagrams, and the
number of letters in Word Jumble. World
Builder is unaffected by the skill levels.
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Playing Hangman
Hangman challenges you to guess mystery
words in a certain number of tries.
1. Press
2. Press
press
GAMES
.
to see Hangman and then
or
ENTER
mystery word
.
wrong guesses remaining
3. Type letters that you think are in the word.
4. Press ENTER or
to reveal a letter.
Note: If you reveal a letter, you will lose the round.
5. To reveal the word and end the round, press ? .
6. Press ENTER to play a new round.
*
✓ User Hangman and Anagrams
User Hangman and User Anagrams require
that you enter a word (known to the spelling
corrector) with which to play before each
round. Use User Hangman and User Anagrams to test your friends.
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Playing Anagrams
Anagrams challenges you to find the anagrams
of words. An anagram is a word formed from
some or all the letters of another word.
1. Press GAMES .
2. Press
or
to see Anagrams and then
press ENTER .
Note: The Min size is the minimum number of
letters that the anagrams can have.
word
anagrams remaining
3. Type an anagram and then press ENTER .
If the anagram is correct, OK appears.
4. Enter more anagrams.
5. Press * to jumble the letters.
and
to see the anagrams that
6. Use
you have already used, if any.
7. To end the round and see the unused
.
anagrams, press ? and then use
8. Press ENTER to play a new round.
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Word Jumble & Word Builder
Playing Word Jumble
1. Press GAMES .
2. Press
or
to see Word Jumble and
then press ENTER .
The letters are a jumbled word or words. The number shows how many words have been jumbled.
.
3. To re-jumble the letters, press ENTER or
4. Type a word formed from the jumbled letters and then press ENTER .
5. To reveal the word(s) and end the round, press ? .
6. Press ENTER to play a new round.
*
Playing Word Builder
Word Builder builds words of a minimum size from
letters chosen from the letters that you enter.
1. Press GAMES .
2. Use
or
to see Word Builder and then
press ENTER .
3. Type up to 14 letters.
You can type a letter more than once.
4. Press ENTER .
and
to view the words built.
5. Use
6. Press ENTER to play a new round.
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Changing the Battery
This product uses one CR2032, 3-volt lithium
battery. The battery should be changed when the
screen contrast is too light even after adjustment.
Before you replace the battery, you should have
a new battery and a small Phillips screwdriver on
hand.
Warning! If the battery completely loses power,
all the information stored in the phone list will be
permanently lost. Furthermore, any time that you
change the battery, you risk losing all your phone
list information, so always keep written copies of
your phone list information.
1. Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew and
remove the back cover.
2. Install a new battery, with its plus sign (+)
facing you.
3. Replace the back cover.
✓ Disabling the Demonstration
After changing the battery, the automatic
demonstration may appear when you turn
on the unit. To stop the demonstration,
press CLEAR . To disable the demonstration,
type ✽✽d at the Enter a word screen and
then press ENTER .
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Product Information
Specifications
Dimensions: 6.9 x 10.1 x 0.8 cm
Weight: 1.6 oz
Glass size: 16 characters
Cleaning and Storage
To clean this spelling corrector, spray a mild glass cleaner onto
a cloth and wipe its surface. Don't spray liquids directly on the
spelling corrector. Don't use or store this spelling corrector in
extreme or prolonged heat, cold, humidity, or other adverse
conditions.
Customer Service
If you have a problem with your unit, refer to the limited warranty. If you purchased your unit outside the United States,
contact the place of purchase to obtain warranty or repair information. For sales and customer service, please call 1-800-2665626 (U.S. only). Please have your product number (NCS-101)
and date of purchase handy when you call. For technical support call 609-386-8997.
Copyrights, Patents, and Trademarks
©2003 Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc.
Burlington, N.J. 08016-4907 USA. All rights reserved.
Confusables is a registered trademark of Franklin. Word
Blaster is a trademark of Franklin.
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5,203,705; 5,218,536; 5,396,606.
ISBN 1-56712-070-9
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme
NMB-003 du Canada.
This unit may change operating modes due to electrostatic discharge. Normal operation of this unit can be reestablished by pressing ON/OFF .
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FCC Notice
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation
is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may
not cause harmful interference, and (2) This device must accept
any interference received, including interference that may
cause undesired operation.
Warning: Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly
approved by the party responsible for compliance could void
the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply
with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of
the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate
radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to
radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television
reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment
off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
–Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
–Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
–Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from
that to which the receiver is connected.
–Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for
help.
NOTE: This unit was tested with shielded cables on the peripheral devices. Shielded cables must be used with the unit to insure compliance.
NOTE: The manufacturer is not responsible for any radio or TV
interference caused by unauthorized modifications to this equipment. Such modifications could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
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