Sony ERS-7 User manual
4-679-893-11(1) ® Words understood by the AIBO Entertainment Robot Quick Guide In the following cases, the AIBO robot may not understand what you say. • While the AIBO robot is emitting sounds or moving, it cannot hear you easily. • The AIBO robot may not recognize several words depending on its mode or condition. • Even though the AIBO robot understands you, it may choose not to respond or do as you say. • The AIBO robot cannot hear you if its surroundings are noisy. Call out to the AIBO robot under quiet conditions. • If you say a word whose pronunciation is unclear, the AIBO robot cannot recognize it. Speak very clearly. • When the AIBO robot is at the puppy stage, it can only understand a limited number of words. For details about the words that the AIBO robot can understand when it is at the puppy stage, refer to page 72 of the “User’s Guide (Basic)” for the AIBO Entertainment Robot ERS-7. Calling the AIBO robot’s name Playing with the AIBOne toy AIBO./Registered name (the name you gave AIBO). The AIBO robot reacts when it is called. Even after the AIBO robot learns its own name, it reacts when you call it “AIBO”. Find your AIBOne. The AIBO robot looks for the AIBOne toy. Teaching the AIBO robot Bring me your AIBOne. When you say this while the AIBO robot is holding the AIBOne toy in its mouth, the AIBO robot comes to you. Name registration. Give a name to the AIBO robot. Playing with the ball What’s your name? The AIBO robot says the name you gave to it in its own voice. Find your ball. The AIBO robot looks for the ball. Owner registration. You can teach the AIBO robot its owner’s (your) name. Wake-up setting What’s your owner’s name? The AIBO robot says its owner’s name (your name) in its own voice. Set alarm. Lets you set the wake-up function ON or OFF. Praising, scolding, or encouraging the AIBO robot Moving Good AIBO./Good boy./Good girl. These words are for praising the AIBO robot. They have the same effect as when you praise the AIBO robot by touching the sensors on the back of the AIBO robot. Come here./Over here./Sit down./Stand up./Lay down./Turn right./ Turn left./Walk around./Go forward./Go back. Don’t do that. These words are for scolding the AIBO robot. They have the same effect as when you scold the AIBO robot by tapping the sensors on the back of the AIBO robot. Are you sleepy?/Are you tired?/Are you bored?/How are you? The AIBO robot shows its current condition with its face lights. Go for it./How cute. These words are for encouraging the AIBO robot. Greetings Good morning./Hello./Good night./Bye bye./Good bye./I’m here./ Say hello./Shake hands. Self-charge Go to the Station. The AIBO® Entertainment Robot starts the procedure for self-charging. Taking a picture Take a picture. The AIBO robot takes a picture with its built-in camera. Start! First insert the battery and AIBO MIND software “Memory StickTM” media into the AIBO® Entertainment Robot and set up the Energy Station. Open the cover. Securely hold the body of the AIBO robot from above, turn it upside down, and open the stomach compartment cover. Insert the “Memory Stick” media into the AIBO robot. Insert the battery and close the cover. With the arrow pointing down and the angled corner facing the AIBO robot’s tail, insert the AIBO MIND software “Memory Stick” media into the AIBO robot until it is flush with the body. Hold the battery with the connector facing downward, then insert it into the slot until you hear it click into place, and close the cover. 2 Angled corner. Install the AC adapter cable and foot stopper. 1 Engage the cover latch in the hinge on the body. Install the station marker and station pole. Attach the station marker first, followed by the station pole. (If you don’t want to use the self-charging function, these attachments are not necessary.) Route the AC adapter cable along the wire guides and attach the foot stopper. 1 Attach the station marker as shown. Foot stopper 2 Attach the station pole. AC adapter cable Questions for the AIBO robot Are you hungry? The AIBO robot shows the remaining battery power level by the number of face lights. The more lights are lit, the more power is still left. What’s your AIBOne skill level? What’s your pink ball skill level? What’s your walking skill level? The AIBO robot shows its state of progress with the face lights. Charge the AIBO robot. Plug the AC adapter into an AC outlet, and place the AIBO robot on the Energy Station. (For information on appropriate locations to place the Energy Station, refer to the “User’s Guide (Basic)”.) Place the AIBO robot on the floor in this position. Place the AIBO robot on a flat, non-slippery surface, such as a low pile carpet with a hard nap. Press the Pause button. The Pause mode ends and the operation light turns green. In a moment, the AIBO robot will automatically begin moving! Special actions Let’s dance. The AIBO robot shows you its dance repertoire. * For information on words understood by the AIBO robot when you are using the wireless LAN function, refer to the “User’s Guide (PC·Network)” for the AIBO Entertainment Robot ERS-7. Printed on recycled paper Printed in Japan © 2003 Sony Corporation * 4 6 7 9 8 9 3 1 1 * (1) The AIBO® Entertainment Robot feature and mode map Station mode Mode indicators OFF When the AIBO robot is awake At bedtime At wake-up time The game starts! L The AIBO robot is sound asleep. If you remove the AIBO robot from the Energy Station, it will be in Autonomous mode, even if the hour is outside its set activity period. • The AIBO robot mounts the Energy Station by itself • The AIBO robot is placed on the Energy Station while active • Mail received • Message received • The AIBO robot dismounts the Energy Station by itself • The AIBO robot is removed from the Energy Station AIBO EYES The AIBO robot moves around on its own. The AIBO robot collects information via its camera/microphones/sensors and acts autonomously based on its own feelings and instincts. Mode indicators slowly flash green Touch the head sensor for 3 seconds Refer to the “User’s Guide (PC • Network)” for the AIBO Entertainment Robot. Note When you press two or more of the paw sensors of the AIBO robot, the AIBO robot thinks it has been placed on the floor, and returns to Autonomous mode. the AIBO robot may start to walk after returning to Autonomous mode, so avoid touching any of the AIBO robot’s paw sensors when you are holding it. • Touch the front and rear back sensors simultaneously for 3 seconds Voice Guide mode • Touch the center (orange) back sensor Setup mode • Touch the center (orange) back sensor When you show the AIBO robot the “Alarm Clock Set Up (I)” card in Autonomous mode, it goes straight into the mode to set up the time you want it to wake up. Energy Station dismount setup When self-charging is complete, the AIBO robot will dismount the Energy Station by itself. Top menu • Talk to the AIBO robot • Show “Alarm On/Off (J)” card Alarm ON/OFF Something has jammed one of the AIBO robot’s joints Mode indicators turn orange • Talk to the AIBO robot Touch the head sensor for 3 seconds Touch the chin and front (blue) sensors on the AIBO robot’s back for 3 seconds Mode indicators turn green Pick-up condition When you lift the AIBO robot, the AIBO robot assumes a position that makes it easier for you to hold it. This is to prevent people from dropping the AIBO robot, in reaction to movements that may cause surprise. I • Touch the front (blue) back sensor • Touch the front (blue) back sensor • Touch the head sensor for 3 seconds Notes • Do not put the AIBO robot on an unstable surface where it might fall or be subject to vibrations. • Do not place anything near the AIBO robot that may hinder its movements. • Pick up while touching the back sensors*1 • Pick up quickly • Wake-up time for the AIBO robot • Bedtime for the AIBO robot • Chime ON/OFF When you show the AIBO robot the “Game Mode (L)” card in Autonomous mode, the game begins right away. • Mail check • Message check Autonomous mode • Place on the floor • Touch the head sensor for 3 seconds You can set up the following: Game mode When the AIBO robot is sleeping The AIBO robot relaxes while being recharged. Clock setup Mode indicators turn pink On the Energy Station, the AIBO robot wakes up and goes to sleep at a preset time. Mode indicators OFF When the AIBO robot is in Autonomous mode, all the activities and settings shown below are possible. When the AIBO robot is in Station mode (when it is awake), all the activities and settings shown below except those marked with an asterisk (*) are possible. Jam condition Rest mode If something gets jammed in any of the AIBO robot’s joints, the AIBO robot goes into this condition and all of its joints become loose. This mode is provided to protect your fingers from being caught between the AIBO robot’s joints. The AIBO robot does not move around. In this mode the AIBO robot stays still and does not respond to voice commands, other sounds, or show interest in the ball and AIBOne toy. Front *1 Touch two or more back sensors (any Rear of the combinations on the left) for 3 seconds. • Touch the rear (red) back sensor • Touch the rear (red) back sensor Have the AIBO robot wake you up! • Name the AIBO robot* • Teach the AIBO robot your name and your face* • Have the AIBO robot take a picture Pause mode (inactive condition) The Pause button on the back of the AIBO robot was pressed to turn the power OFF. The AIBO robot must be in this mode to replace the battery or “Memory Stick” media, or to change the ON/OFF setting of the wireless LAN switch. Clinic mode* You can check the AIBO robot’s motions. When you show the AIBO robot the “Clinic Mode (O)” card in Autonomous mode, it goes straight into Clinic mode. Sensor locations Head sensor Development control Mode indicators turn yellow Back sensors To cancel setup by voice guide, touch the head sensor for 3 seconds to return the AIBO robot to Autonomous mode. You can also have fun raising the AIBO robot from the puppy stage.
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