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Safe & Sound
Portable Soother
Myla the Monkey
on purchasing your new VTech product.
Before using this product, please read
Important safety instructions.
This manual has all the feature operations
and troubleshooting necessary to install and
operate your new VTech product. Please
review this manual thoroughly to ensure
proper installation and operation of this
innovative and feature rich VTech product.
For support, shopping, and everything new at
VTech, visit our website at
Charge the battery
This portable soother has a built-in
rechargeable battery for cordless usage.
To charge the battery, connect the soother
with the USB cable provided to power sources
with USB port, e.g. computers, USB LPS
power adapters, portable LPS chargers, etc.
What’s in the box
Position the soother
Make sure the soother and the USB cable are
out of reach of children while charging.
The soother battery is fully charged after
12 hours of continuous charging.
The USB port is for charging only.
• Press to skip to the next lullaby or
soothing sound.
• Hook the soother on an object.
Dimmable soft-glow night light
• This is not a toy. Do not let your baby play with
the product.
• Keep the soother out of the reach of your baby.
Never place or attach the soother inside the
baby’s crib or playpen.
You can use the tail on the soother or the
additional strap provided to hang and attach
the soother to almost anywhere, e.g. stroller
handle, doorknob, diaper bag straps, etc.
Using the tail
Use the tail to hook the soother on a desired
object to keep it in position.
Soothing sound
• Press to play or stop the soothing
vol +
• Press to increase the speaker
2. Wrap the two tapes of the additional strap
around a desired object. Adhere the tape
with hooks onto the tape with loops, then
press the two tapes against each other to
close the loop and fix the strap.
USB port for battery charging only
Slot for the additional strap
Auto-off timer light indicator
• On when the auto-off timer feature is
turned on.
• Off when the auto-off timer feature is
turned off.
Battery status light indicator
• On when the battery is being charged.
• Flashes when the battery is low and
needs charging.
• Off when the battery is not being
charged; or the battery is fully
* The USB LPS power adapter is not provided in the
Using the additional strap
1. To attach the additional strap provided onto
the soother, pinch the end of the string
and insert it into the slot on the top of the
soother. Insert the other end of the strap
through the loop of the string, then pull the
strap to tighten it.
User’s manual
• Press to play or stop the lullaby.
vol • Press to decrease the speaker
Auto-off timer
• Press to turn on a 60-minute timer
while playing lullaby or soothing
sound. It will automatically stop
the lullaby or soothing sound after
playing for 60 minutes.
on/off switch
• Slide to power on or off the soother.
User’s manual
Dimmable soft-glow night light
• Press to turn on the night light in
dim light or bright light mode.
Use the soother
Power on or off the soother
• Slide the on/off switch on the right-hand
side of the soother to on or off.
Adjust the speaker volume
• Press vol- or vol+ at any time.
• The soother beeps to notify you when the
speaker volume is already at the highest or lowest
setting while adjusting.
• Make sure the soother is on before using other
Play the lullaby
The soother has five lullabies for you to
comfort your baby.
1. Hush Little Baby
2. Brahms’ Lullaby
3. Rock a Bye Baby
4. Twinkle Twinkle
Little Star
5. Minuet in G, Bach
• Press
to start playing lullabies.
• Press
to skip to the next lullaby.
• While a lullaby is playing, press
again to
stop the lullaby.
• The soother will play the lullabies continuously
unless you manually stop the lullabies or turn on
the auto-off timer feature.
• When a lullaby ends, the soother automatically
skips to the next lullaby. After the soother plays
the fifth lullaby, it restarts playing from the first
lullaby again.
Play the soothing sound
The soother has five soothing sounds for you
to comfort your baby.
1. White noise
2. Stream
3. Crickets
4. Vacuum cleaner
5. Heartbeat
• Press
to start playing soothing sounds.
• Press
to skip to the next soothing
• While a soothing sound is playing,
again to stop the soothing sound.
• The soother will play the soothing sounds
continuously unless you manually stop the soothing
sounds or turn on the auto-off timer feature.
• The soother will repeat the same soothing sound
again and again unless you skip to the other
soothing sounds.
Turn on or off the auto-off timer
While the soother is playing a lullaby or
soothing sound, the auto-off timer feature
helps you automatically stop the lullaby or
soothing sound after playing for 60 minutes.
1. While a lullaby or soothing sound is
playing, press
to turn on the auto-off
timer feature.
• The soother starts counting down
60 minutes. The auto-off timer light
indicator on the left-hand side of the
soother turns on.
2. After 60 minutes, the soother will
automatically stop any lullaby or soothing
sound. The auto-off timer feature and the
corresponding light indicator will turn off.
• You can only turn on the auto-off timer feature
when the soother is playing a lullaby or soothing
• The auto-off timer feature will not power off the
soother after the 60-minute countdown.
• You can press
again to turn off the auto-off
timer feature during the 60-minute countdown.
• If you manually stop the lullaby or soothing sound
while the auto-off timer is counting down, the
auto-off timer will turn off.
Turn on or off the dimmable
soft-glow night light
When the soother is on, press
to choose from below night light options:
• Turn on the night light in dim light mode, or
• Turn on the night light in bright light mode, or
• Turn off the night light.
• The night light will be automatically off after
15 minutes.
General product care
To keep this soother working well and looking good,
follow these guidelines:
• Avoid putting the soother near heating appliances
and devices that generate electrical noise (for
example, motors or fluorescent lamps).
• Avoid dropping the soother or treating it roughly.
• DO NOT expose the soother to direct sunlight or
• DO NOT use the soother in the rain, or handle it
with wet hands.
• Clean with a soft cloth.
• DO NOT immerse the soother in water and do not
clean it under the tap.
• DO NOT use cleaning spray or liquid cleaners.
• Make sure the soother is dry before you connect it
to the any power sources.
Frequently asked questions
Below are the questions most frequently asked
about the soother. If you cannot find the answer to
your question, visit our website at, or contact
1 (800) 595-9511 for customer service. In Canada,
visit our website at or call
1 (800) 267-7377.
The soother
does not play
sounds. /
The night light
does not turn
• Make sure the soother is
turned on.
• Make sure the battery has
enough charge. Connect
the soother to USB power if
Why does the
status light
indicator flash?
The soother battery is low and
needs charging. Connect the
soother to USB power to charge
the battery.
When I press
to turn on
the auto-off
timer, the
soother beeps.
doesn’t turn on.
The auto-off timer feature is not
turned on.
Make sure you press
the soother is playing a lullaby
or soothing sound.
Why doesn’t
my computer
detect the
soother when
they are
connected via
USB cable?
The USB port on the soother
is for charging only. It does not
support data transfer.
Important safety instructions
When using your equipment, basic safety precautions
should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire,
electric shock and injury, including the following:
1. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on
the product.
2. Adult setup is required.
3. Do not use this product near water. For
example, do not use it next to a bath tub, wash
bowl, kitchen sink, laundry tub or swimming
pool, or in a wet basement or shower.
4. CAUTION: Use only the batteries indicated in
this manual. There may be a risk of explosion if
a wrong type of battery is used for the product.
Use only the supplied rechargeable battery
or replacement battery pack (BT166342/
BT266342) for the product. Do not dispose of
batteries in a fire. They may explode. Dispose
of used battery according to the information in
The RBRC ® seal.
5. Do not place this product on an unstable table,
shelf, stand or other unstable surfaces.
6. This product should not be placed in any area
where proper ventilation is not provided. Slots
and openings in the back or bottom of this
product are provided for ventilation. To protect
them from overheating, these openings must
not be blocked by placing the product on a soft
surface such as a bed, sofa or rug. This product
should never be placed near or over a radiator
or heat register.
7. Never push objects of any kind into this product
through the slots because they may touch
dangerous voltage points or create a short circuit.
Never spill liquid of any kind on the product.
8. To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not
disassemble this product, but take it to an
authorized service facility. Opening or removing
parts of the product other than specified access
doors may expose you to dangerous voltages
or other risks. Incorrect reassembling can cause
electric shock when the product is subsequently
9. Periodically examine all components for damage.
10. Children should be supervised to ensure that
they do not play with the product.
11. The product is not intended for use by persons
(including children) with reduced physical,
sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of
experience and knowledge, unless they have
been given supervision or instruction concerning
use of the appliance by a person responsible for
their safety.
1. Use and store the product at a temperature
between 32oF and 104oF.
2. Do not expose the product to extreme
cold, heat or direct sunlight. Do not put the
product close to a heating source.
3. Make sure the product and the USB cable
are always out of reach of the baby, at least
3 feet away from the baby or crib, to avoid a
possible strangulation hazard.
4. Never place the product inside the baby’s
crib or playpen. Never cover the product with
anything such as a towel or a blanket.
The RBRC seal
The RBRC seal on the nickel-metal hydride battery
indicates that VTech Communications, Inc. is
voluntarily participating in an industry program to
collect and recycle these batteries at the end of their
useful lives, when taken out of service within the
United States and Canada.
The RBRC® program provides a convenient
alternative to placing used nickel-metal hydride
batteries into the trash or municipal waste, which
may be illegal in your area.
VTech’s participation in RBRC® makes it easy for
you to drop off the spent battery at local retailers
participating in the RBRC® program or at authorized
VTech product service centers. Please call
1 (800) 8 BATTERY® for information on Ni-MH
battery recycling and disposal bans/restrictions in
your area. VTech’s involvement in this program is
part of its commitment to protecting our environment
and conserving natural resources.
RBRC® and 1 (800) 8 BATTERY®
are registered trademarks of the
Rechargeable Battery Recycling
FCC and IC regulations
FCC Part 15
This equipment has been tested and found
to comply with the requirements for a Class
B digital device under Part 15 of the Federal
Communications Commission (FCC) rules. These
requirements are intended 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
• 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
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
WARNING: Changes or modifications to this
equipment not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could void the user’s
authority to operate the equipment.
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.
To ensure safety of users, the FCC has established
criteria for the amount of radio frequency energy
that can be safely absorbed by a user or bystander
according to the intended usage of the product.
This product has been tested and found to comply
with the FCC criteria. The soother shall be installed
and used such that parts of all persons’ body are
maintained at a distance of approximately 8 in (20
cm) or more.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with
Canadian requirement:
Industry Canada
This device complies with Industry Canada licenceexempt RSS standard(s).
Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) this device may not cause harmful interference,
and (2) this device must accept any interference,
including interference that may cause undesired
The term ‘’IC:‘’ before the certification/registration
number only signifies that the Industry Canada
technical specifications were met.
This product meets the applicable Industry Canada
technical specifications.
RF radiation exposure statement
The soother complies with FCC RF radiation
exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled
environment. The soother should be installed and
operated with a minimum distance of 8 in (20 cm)
between the soother and all persons’ body. Use of
other accessories may not ensure compliance with
FCC RF exposure guidelines. This transmitter must
not be co-located or operating in conjunction with
any other antenna or transmitter. This equipment
complies also with Industry Canada RSS-102 with
respect to Canada’s Health Code 6 for Exposure of
Humans to RF Fields.
California Energy Commission
battery charging testing mode
This soother meets the California Energy
Commission (CEC) regulations for energy
consumption. Your soother is set up to comply with
the energy-conserving standards right out of the box.
The CEC battery charging testing mode is activated
while the soother is powered off and charging.
For cETL compliance only
Mesures de sécurité importantes
Lorsque vous utilisez votre appareil, vous devriez
toujours suivre certaines mesures de précaution
de base afin de réduire les risques d’incendie,
d’électrocution et de blessures corporelles, dont
ceux qui suivent :
1. Observez toutes les instructions et mises en
garde inscrites sur l’appareil.
2. L’installation par un adulte est requise.
3. N’utilisez pas cet appareil près de l’eau ni de
toute autre source d’humidité, par exemple, près
d’une baignoire, cuve à lessive, évier de cuisine,
dans un sous-sol humide ni près d’une piscine,
dans un soussol humide ou une douche.
4. MISE EN GARDE: N’utilisez que les piles
indiquées dans le guide d’utilisation. Il peut y
avoir un risque d’explosion si vous utilisez le
mauvais type de piles pour le produit. N’utilisez
que le bloc-piles rechargeable inclus ou le blocpiles de rechange (BT166342/BT266342) pour
le produit. N’incinérez pas les piles. Celles-ci
risqueraient d’exploser. Jetez les piles usées
selon les renseignements suivant le sceau du
5. Ne placez pas cet appareil sur un chariot,
meuble, trépied, support de montage ni table
6. Les trous et ouvertures du boîtier, situés à
l’arrière de l’appareil ou sous celui-ci, servent à
aérer l’appareil. Pour l’empêcher de surchauffer,
ne bloquez sous aucun prétexte ces ouvertures
et n’empêchez pas l’aération adéquate de
l’appareil en le plaçant sur un lit, divan, tapis ou
toute autre surface similaire. De même, ne le
positionnez pas à proximité ni au-dessus d’une
source de chaleur ou d’un calorifère. De plus,
ne placez pas l’appareil dans un endroit avant
de vous assurer qu’il y ait une bonne circulation
7. N’enfoncez jamais d’objets à travers les
ouvertures de cet appareil, car ils pourraient
entrer en contact avec des points de tension
dangereux ou causer des courts-circuits qui
peuvent dégénérer en incendies ou en risques
d’électrocution. Ne renversez jamais de liquide
dans ce produit.
8. Afin de réduire les risques d’électrocution, ne
démontez pas cet appareil, mais apportez-le
dans un centre de service autorisé. L’ouverture
du boîtier ou le retrait de toutes pièces que
contient cet appareil, à l’exception de l’accès
autorisé à certaines portes ou ouvertures,
risque de vous exposer à des points de tension
dangereux ou d’autres dangers. Un remontage
incorrect peut par la suite présenter des risques
Examinez les composantes afin de vérifier si
celles-ci ne sont pas endommagées.
10. Les enfants devraient être supervisés afin
de vous assurer qu’ils ne jouent pas avec
11. Le produit n’est pas conçu pour être utilisé
par des personnes (incluant des enfants) aux
capacités physiques, sensorielles ou mentales
réduites ou qui manquent d’expérience et de
connaissances, à moins qu’on leur ait donné
suffisamment de supervision ou d’instructions
relativement à l’utilisation de l’appareil par une
personne responsable de leur sécurité.
Mises en garde
1. Utilisez et entreposez le produit à une
température entre 0˚ C (32˚F) et 40˚C (104˚ F).
2. N’exposez pas cet appareil à des froids ou des
chaleurs extrêmes, ainsi qu’à la lumière directe
du soleil. Ne l’installez pas près d’une source de
3. Assurez-vous que le produit et le câble USB
se trouvent hors de portée d’un bébé, à au
moins trois pieds du bébé ou du berceau, afin
d’écouter les risques d’étranglement.
4. Ne placez jamais le produit à l’intérieur du
berceau ou du parc de bébé. Ne couvrez jamais
le produit d’une serviette ou une couverture.
Limited warranty
What does this limited warranty cover?
The manufacturer of this VTech Product warrants
to the holder of a valid proof of purchase
(“Consumer” or “you”) that the Product and
all accessories provided in the sales package
(“Product”) are free from defects in material and
workmanship, pursuant to the following terms
and conditions, when installed and used normally
and in accordance with the Product operating
instructions. This limited warranty extends only to
the Consumer for Products purchased and used in
the United States of America and Canada.
What will VTech do if the Product is not free
from defects in materials and workmanship
during the limited warranty period (“Materially
Defective Product”)?
During the limited warranty period, VTech’s
authorized service representative will repair
or replace at VTech’s option, without charge,
a Materially Defective Product. If we repair
the Product, we may use new or refurbished
replacement parts. If we choose to replace the
Product, we may replace it with a new or refurbished
Product of the same or similar design. We will
retain defective parts, modules, or equipment.
Repair or replacement of the Product, at VTech’s
option, is your exclusive remedy. VTech will return
the repaired or replacement Products to you in
working condition. You should expect the repair or
replacement to take approximately 30 days.
How long is the limited warranty period?
The limited warranty period for the Product extends
for ONE (1) YEAR from the date of purchase. If
VTech repairs or replaces a Materially Defective
Product under the terms of this limited warranty,
this limited warranty also applies to the repaired
or replacement Product for a period of either (a)
90 days from the date the repaired or replacement
Product is shipped to you or (b) the time remaining
on the original one-year warranty; whichever is
What is not covered by this limited warranty?
This limited warranty does not cover:
1.Product that has been subjected to misuse,
accident, shipping or other physical damage,
improper installation, abnormal operation or
handling, neglect, inundation, fire, water or other
liquid intrusion; or
2.Product that has been damaged due to repair,
alteration or modification by anyone other than an
authorized service representative of VTech; or
3.Product to the extent that the problem experienced
is caused by signal conditions, network reliability,
or cable or antenna systems; or
4.Product to the extent that the problem is caused
by use with non-VTech accessories; or
5.Product whose warranty/quality stickers, product
serial number plates or electronic serial numbers
have been removed, altered or rendered illegible; or
6.Product purchased, used, serviced, or shipped for
repair from outside the United States of America
or Canada, or used for commercial or institutional
purposes (including but not limited to Products
used for rental purposes); or
7.Product returned without a valid proof of purchase
(see item 2 on the next page); or
8.Charges for installation or set up, adjustment of
customer controls, and installation or repair of
systems outside the unit.
How do you get warranty service?
To obtain warranty service in the USA, please visit
our website at or
call 1 (800) 595-9511. In Canada, go to or call 1 (800) 267-7377.
NOTE: Before calling for service, please review the
user’s manual - a check of the Product’s controls
and features may save you a service call.
Except as provided by applicable law, you assume
the risk of loss or damage during transit and
transportation and are responsible for delivery
or handling charges incurred in the transport of
the Product(s) to the service location. VTech
will return repaired or replaced Product under
this limited warranty. Transportation, delivery or
handling charges are prepaid. VTech assumes no
risk for damage or loss of the Product in transit.
If the Product failure is not covered by this limited
warranty, or proof of purchase does not meet the
terms of this limited warranty, VTech will notify you
and will request that you authorize the cost of repair
prior to any further repair activity. You must pay
for the cost of repair and return shipping costs for
the repair of Products that are not covered by this
limited warranty.
What must you return with the Product to get
warranty service?
1. Return the entire original package and
contents including the Product to the VTech
service location along with a description of the
malfunction or difficulty; and
2. Include a “valid proof of purchase” (sales receipt)
identifying the Product purchased (Product
model) and the date of purchase or receipt; and
3. Provide your name, complete and correct mailing
address, and telephone number.
Other limitations
This warranty is the complete and exclusive
agreement between you and VTech. It supersedes
all other written or oral communications related to this
Product. VTech provides no other warranties for this
Product. The warranty exclusively describes all of
VTech’s responsibilities regarding the Product. There
are no other express warranties. No one is authorized
to make modifications to this limited warranty and you
should not rely on any such modification.
State/Provincial Law Rights: This warranty gives you
specific legal rights, and you may also have other
rights, which vary from state to state or province to
Limitations: Implied warranties, including those of
fitness for a particular purpose and merchantability
(an unwritten warranty that the Product is fit for
ordinary use) are limited to one year from the date
of purchase. Some states/provinces do not allow
limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts,
so the above limitation may not apply to you. In no
event shall VTech be liable for any indirect, special,
incidental, consequential, or similar damages
(including, but not limited to lost profits or revenue,
inability to use the Product or other associated
equipment, the cost of substitute equipment, and
claims by third parties) resulting from the use of this
Product. Some states/provinces do not allow the
exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential
damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may
not apply to you.
Please retain your original sales receipt as proof
of purchase.
Technical specifications
Built-in rechargeable 750mAH
Ni-MH battery
Charging via USB to computer or
LPS power adapter
The Background Noise sound file was created by Caroline
Ford, and is used under the Creative Commons license.
The Stream Noise sound file was created by Caroline
Ford, and is used under the Creative Commons license.
The Crickets At Night sound file was created by Mike
Koenig, and is used under the Creative Commons license.
The 20121230_vacuum.cleaner.working.01 sound file
was created by dobroide, and is used under the Creative
Commons license.
The Heartbeat 5sec Int sound file was created by
Benboncan, and is used under the Creative Commons
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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