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HW-216

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Speller,

Dictionary

&Calculator

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USER’S GUIDE

License Agreement

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Cleaning, Storage, Problems

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 dictionary in extreme or prolonged heat, cold, humidity, or other adverse conditions. If you have a problem with your unit, refer to the limited warranty.

Contacts

For registration and sales call 1-800-266-5626(U.S. only) or visit us at www.franklin.com. Please have your product number(HW-216) and date of purchase handy when you call to register.

For customer service call 609-239-4333.For technical support call609-386-8997.

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Key Guide

abc

CALC

BACK

CLEAR ENTER

GAMES

HELP

LIST

ON/OFF

SHIFT

?*

(red) Writes the selected word or words on the screen in cursive.

(green) Goes to the calculator and Math Tutor.

Erases a letter, takes you back one step, or stops the highlight.

Clears your entry.

(dark purple) Enters words, starts a highlight, or selects items.

(orange) Shows the games menu which includes the Language Tutor.

(purple) Shows help messages.

(light blue) Shows the List menu. Lets you enter your name or see a demonstration.

(blue) Turns your dictionary on or off.

Shifts the keys to type capital letters.

Types a ? to stand for an unknown letter in a word, or shows Confusables® . With

SHIFT , types a to stand for one or more unknown letters in a word.

Moves up, or makes the screen darker at the Enter a word screen.

Moves down, or makes the screen lighter at the Enter a word screen.

Moves the cursor or text to the left. Moves right, or types a space.

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Getting Started

This product uses four AAA batteries. You should change the batteries when the screen contrast is too light even after adjustment.

Note: When you remove the batteries, stored information is erased.

1.Remove the battery compartment cover on the back of the unit.

2.Install four AAA batteries.

3.Press ON/OFF.

The first time you turn your dictionary on, you will be asked to enter your name.

4.Type your name or nickname as you want it to appear in this dictionary.

Or press ENTER if you do not want your name to appear in this dictionary.

To type a space, press .

The first letter of each word you type in your name will automatically appear as a capital in this dictionary.

5.Press ENTER .

6.Press screen

or repeatedly to make the lighter or darker.

Note: You can make the screen lighter or darker only when Enter a word is on the screen.

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Getting Started

To See Your Dictionary Work

You can see a brief demonstration about your dictionary. Press LIST (light blue) and use untilSee Me Work is on the screen. PressENTER to see the demonstration. To stop the demonstration, pressCLEAR .

To See Your Name in This Dictionary

You can personalize your dictionary with your name or nickname. Then when you turn your dictionary on or win a game, it will greet you by name.

To enter or change a name, press LIST (light blue) and use untilEnter Your Name is on the screen. PressENTER , and useBACK to erase letters. Type your name or nickname as you want it to appear, and then pressENTER again.

Follow the Arrows

The flashing arrows at the right of the screen show you which arrow keys you can use to see more.

About Automatic Shutoff

If you forget to turn off your dictionary, it will automatically turn off in about two minutes.

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BACK .

Looking Up a Word

It is easy to find the definitions of words with your Homework Wiz® . Let’s learn how.

1.Press CLEAR .

2.Type a word. For example, type apple.

To make a correction, press

 

and type your

 

BACK . To

changes. To erase letters, use

type a space, press . You do not need to type capitals to find definitions, but if you

want to, hold

SHIFT and type a letter.

3. Press

ENTER

to find its definition.

4. Press

repeatedly to see more of the

word’s definition, if needed.

5. Press CLEAR

when you are finished.

Help is Always at Hand

You can view a help message at almost any screen by pressing HELP (purple). To go back to the previous screen, press

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Correcting Misspellings

If you misspell a word, this dictionary automatically gives you a list of corrections.

1.Press CLEAR .

2.Type a misspelled word. For example, type pepel.

3.Press ENTER .

Use

to highlight a correction, if needed.

4.Press ENTER to see its definition.

5.To go back to the spelling corrections, press BACK .

6.Press CLEAR when you are finished.

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Jumping to a Word

If you do not know the meaning of a word that you see in a definition, simply highlight the word and then jump to its definition.

1.Press CLEAR .

2.Type a word. For example, type truck.

3.Press ENTER .

4.Press ENTER again to start a highlight.

To turn off the highlight, press BACK .

5.Use the arrow keys to highlight a word. For example, highlight vehicle.

6.Press ENTER to jump to the definition of the highlighted word.

7.To go back, press BACK .

8.Press CLEAR when you are finished.

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Finding Letters in Words

If you are unsure about how to spell a word, type a question mark (?) in place of each unknown letter. You can type more than one question mark in a word. You can also use ?’s to help you solve crossword puzzles and other word games.

To find prefixes, suffixes, and other parts of words, type an asterisk ( ) in a word. Each asterisk stands for a series of letters. Note: If you type an asterisk at the beginning of a word, it may take a little while to find the matching words. Try this example.

1.Press CLEAR .

2.Type a word with ?’s and ’s. For example, type p?rt .

3.Press ENTER .

4. Use

to highlight a word, if needed.

5.Press ENTER to see the definition of the highlighted word.

6.To go back, press BACK .

7.Press CLEAR when you are finished.

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Writing Letters and Words

Your dictionary has a handwriting guide which can help you learn how to write letters and words in both cursive and manuscript printing. Note: While reading the definition of a word, you can see that word written in cursive or manuscript printing on the screen by pressing a key.

1.Press CLEAR .

2.Type one or more words. For example, type hot dog.

To type a space, press .

3.Press abc (red) to see your word(s) written on the screen in cursive.

To see the word(s) written in cursive again, press

If the word is too long to fit on the screen, use

 

see it.

 

ENTER .

or to

4.Press abc (red) again to see your word(s) written on the screen in manuscript printing.

To see the word(s) written in manuscript printing again, press ENTER .

Changing the Writing Speed

You can change the speed of the handwriting by pressing LIST (light blue), pressing until you see

Handwriting Speed, and then pressing

 

or .

 

 

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Viewing Confusables®

Confusables are words that are spelled alike or words that people often confuse. When you see a question mark flash to the right of a word, that word has Confusables. Try this example.

1.Press CLEAR .

2.Type read and then pressENTER .

Notice the flashing question mark.

3.Press ?* .

Each Confusable is followed by a word that explains its meaning.

4. Use

to view more Confusables, if any.

5.To jump to the definition of a word, highlight it and press ENTER .

To learn how to highlight a word, read “Jumping to a Word.”

To go back, press BACK .

6.Press CLEAR when you are finished.

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Saving Words for Study

You can create a personal list of up to 80 words for study and review. You can add words not in this dictionary, but they take up more space in your List.

To Add a Word

1. Press CLEAR .

2. Press LIST (light blue).

3. Use or until you see Add a Word and pressENTER .

4. Type a word and press ENTER to add it to your List.

If the word is not in this dictionary, you will be asked if you want to add it anyway. Use or to see your options and press ENTER to select one.

Other Ways to Add Words

You can add a word to your List when you are reading its definition. You can also add a word by typing it at the Enter a word screen or highlighting it in text.

To add a word while you are reading its defi-

nition, press

LIST (light blue) and then

press ENTER

to add the word.

To add a word at the Enter a word screen, first type a word and then pressLIST (light blue). PressENTER to add the word.

To add a word in text, press ENTER to start the highlight and use the arrow keys to highlight

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Saving Words for Study

a word. Then press LIST (light blue) and pressENTER to add the word.

To See Your Words

1.Press LIST

2.Use or

and press 3. Use or

(light blue).

until you see See Your Words

ENTER .

to highlight a word.

4.Press ENTER to see the definition of the highlighted word, or press? to see its

Confusables, if any.

To Erase a Word

1.Press LIST

2.Use or

and press 3. Use or

(light blue).

until you see Erase a Word

ENTER .

to highlight a word.

4.Press ENTER to erase the highlighted word.

Or press BACK to cancel.

To Erase Your List

Note: When you erase your List, all words in your List are erased.

1. Press LIST (light blue).

2. Use or until you see Erase List and pressENTER .

3. Press Y to erase your List, or press N to cancel.

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Having Fun with Spanish and French

Have fun learning Spanish and French by reading the list of helpful phrases.

1.

Press GAMES .

2.

Press

or until you see Fun with

 

Spanish or Fun with Frenchand then

 

press

ENTER .

3.

Press

or to scroll through the list of

 

phrases and press ENTER when the one

 

you want is highlighted.

 

The English phrase will be shown followed

 

by either the Spanish and French translation,

 

depending on which list you picked.

4.

Press CLEAR when finished.

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Changing Games Settings

You can play six fun word games using your dictionary. You can choose which Skill Level (Easy or Hard) to play and which Game Words (All or Your List) to use.

1. Press GAMES (orange).

 

 

 

 

 

2. To change the skill level, use or to

 

see Skill Level and then use

 

or to

 

switch between settings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The check marks your current setting.

 

 

3. To change the game words, use or

 

to see Game Words and then use

 

or

 

to switch between settings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Understanding the Skill Levels

The skill levels change the number of guesses in Hangman, the difficulty of the computer opponent in Tic-Tac-Toe,and the number of letters in Jumble, Flashcards, and Guess That Word. Tic-Tac-Toe2-Playeris unaffected by the skill level.

Understanding the Game Words

If you choose to play with All, the game words will be chosen at random from the dictionary. If you chooseYour List, the game words will be chosen from the words in your List.

Note: Words in your List that have capital letters, punctuation or spaces will not appear as game words.

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Playing the Games

To Play Hangman

Hangman challenges you to guess a mystery word, indicated by ?’s, one letter at a time.

1. Press GAMES , if needed.

2. Use or to see Hangman and then pressENTER .

3.Type letters you think are in the word.

4.To reveal a letter, press ENTER .

Or you can hold down SHIFT and press?* .

5.To give up and reveal the word, press ?* .

6.To find the definition of the word, press ENTER .

To go back to the game, press BACK .

7.Press to play a new round.

To Play Jumble

Jumble scrambles the letters of a mystery word and you must unscramble all the letters to form a word.

Note: When you are playing Jumble using Your List, only words that are in this dictionary's word list will appear as game words.

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Playing the Games

1. Press GAMES , if needed.

2. Use or to see Jumble and then press

ENTER .

3.To shuffle the letters, press ENTER .

Or you can hold down SHIFT and press?* .

4.Type your guess and press ENTER .

5.To give up and reveal the word, press ?* .

6.To find the definition of the word, press ENTER .

To go back to the game, press BACK .

7.Press to play a new round.

To Play Flashcards

Flashcards flashes words for you to spell or say.

1. Press GAMES , if needed.

2. Use or to see Flashcards and then pressENTER .

3. To see the word’s definition, press ENTER .

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Playing the Games

To go back to the game, press BACK .

4. Press to play a new round.

To Play Guess That Word

In Guess That Word, you must type the missing letters in the mystery word.

1. Press GAMES , if needed.

2. Use or to see Guess that Word and then pressENTER .

To read the definition of the mystery word, press , if needed.

3. Use or

 

to select a missing letter and

type the letter that you think goes there.

4.Continue typing letters until the word is complete, or press ?* to give up and reveal the word.

To See Your Score

Your score appears after each round of most games until you change games or until you exit the game.

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Playing the Games

5. Press to play a new round.

To Play Tic-Tac-Toe

In Tic-Tac-Toe,your challenge is to get three X’s in a row before your computer opponent can get three O’s in a row.

1. Press GAMES , if needed.

2. Use or to see Tic-Tac-Toe and then pressENTER .

3.Use the arrow keys to move your X to the spot that you want and press ENTER .

The computer will place its O.

4.Continue playing until one side wins or the round ends in a tie.

5.Press to play a new round.

To Play Tic-Tac-Toe2-Player

Tic-Tac-Toe2-Playeris the same as regularTic-Tac-Toeexcept that you play with a friend instead of against the computer.

One player plays X and the other plays O.

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Using the Calculator

You can use the Homework Wiz calculator to check your arithmetic homework.

1.Press CALC .

2.Type a number.

The keys Q-Pwill automatically type the number1-10.

3.Press +, -,x or to add, subtract, multiply or divide.

4.Type another number.

5.Press ENTER to make your calculation.

To make another calculation, press CLEAR .

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Product Information

FCC Notice:

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:

-Reorientor relocate the receiving antenna.

-Increasethe separation between the equipment and receiver.

-Connectthe equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.

-Consultthe 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.

Specifications

Model: HW-216• Dimensions: 14 x 9.5 x 2 cm • Weight: 4 oz.

Copyrights, Patents, and Trademarks

© 2000 Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc. Burlington, N.J. 08016-4907USA. All rights reserved.

U.S. Patents; 4,490,811; 4,830,618; 4,891,775; 5,113,340; 5,203,705; 5,218,536; 5,249,965; 5,333,313; 5,396,606. Euro. Pat. 0 136 379. Patents Pending. ISBN 1-56712-559-x

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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Your Notes

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Your Notes

IKD-28000-00

 

PN 7201226

Rev. B

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