VTech PEEK-A-BOO BALL User Manual

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Dear Parent:

At VTech® we know that a child has the ability to do great things. That’s why all of our electronic learning products are uniquely designed to develop a child’s mind and allow them to learn to the best of their ability. Whether it’s introducing numbers and letters, identifying colors and shapes, or stimulating senses with lights and

music, all VTech® infant and toddler learning products encourage your child’s natural growth and discovery skills. When it comes to providing electronic learning products that enlighten, entertain and

develop minds, at VTech® we see the potential in every child.

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INTRODUCTION

Thank you for purchasing the VTech® Peek-A-Boo Ball™! We atVTech® are committed to providing the best possible products to entertain and educate your child. Should you have any questions or concerns, please call our Consumer Services Department at1-800-521-2010in the U.S. or1-800-267-7377in Canada.

The VTech® Peek-A-Boo Ball™ learning toy is a colorfullight-upball designed for toddlers aged 6 months and up. The spinning star, flashing lights, funny sound effects, and 10built-inmelodies will stimulate baby’s senses. Baby will roll into fun with theVTech® Peek-A-Boo Ball™.

BATTERY

10 CHARACTER

PRESS BUTTONS

BOX

 

LIGHT-UP

 

STAR

VOLUME

 

CONTROL SWITCH

 

ON/OFF/MODE

 

SWITCH SELECTOR

INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE

-One VTech® Peek-A-BooBall™ learning toy

-One instruction manual

WARNING: All packing materials, such as tape, plastic sheets, wire ties and tags are not part of this toy, and should be discarded for your child’s safety.

For information on this products warranty, please call VTech at 1-800-521-2010 in the U.S. or1-800-267-7377in Canada.

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BATTERY INSTALLATION

1. Make sure the unit is turned OFF.

2. Locate the battery cover on the bottom of the unit. Use a coin or screwdriver to loosen the screw.

3. Install 2 new “AA” (UM-3/LR6)batteries following the diagram inside the battery box. (The use of new alkaline batteries is recommended for maximum performance.)

4.Replace the battery cover and tighten the screw to secure the battery cover.

BATTERY NOTICE

Install batteries correctly observing the polarity ( +, - ) signs to avoid leakage.

Do not mix old and new batteries.

Do not use batteries of different types.

Remove exhausted or new batteries from the equipment when the unit will not be used for an extended period of time.

Do not dispose of batteries in fire.

Do not attempt to recharge ordinary batteries.

The supply terminals are not to be short-circuited.

Only batteries of the same and equivalent type as recommended are to be used.

WE DO NOT RECOMMEND THE USE OF RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES.

NOTE: If for some reason the program/activity stops working, please follow these steps:

1.Please turn the unit OFF.

2.Interrupt the power supply by removing the batteries.

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3.Let the unit stand for a few minutes, then replace the batteries.

4.Turn the unit ON. The unit should now be ready to play again.

REMARKS: Please note that it is recommended to keep objects from being inserted into the ball. If an object is inserted through one of the openings of the ball, please follow these steps:

1. Make sure the unit is turned OFF.

2. Locate the battery box on the unit.

3. Use a screwdriver to loosen the screw on the battery box to take the battery box out of the ball.

4. Remove the object from the ball.

If the problem persists, please call our Consumer Services Department at

1-800-521-2010in the U.S. or 1-800-267-7377in Canada, and a service representative will be happy to help you.

TO BEGIN PLAY

1. Slide the ON/OFF/MODE SELECTOR SWITCHto the TALKING MODE( ) or MUSIC MODE

( ) position to turn the unitON. You will be greeted with a short tune or a talking phrase. TheLIGHT-UP STAR will flash with the sound.

2. Press one of the CHARACTER BUTTONS to begin play.

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3. Roll or spin the ball to hear random melodies, funny sound effects, or short tunes. The LIGHTUP STAR will flash with the sound.

4.To adjust the volume, slide the VOLUME CONTROL SWITCH to () forLOW

VOLUME or ( ) for HIGH VOLUME.

5. To turn the unit OFF, slide theON/OFF/MODE SELECTOR SWITCH to theOFF () position.

NOTE: To preserve battery life, theVTech® Peek-A-Boo Ball™ learning toy will turn off automatically after a few minutes without input. The unit can be turned on again by pressing any button.

ACTIVITIES

A. Talking Mode

+

Peek-a-boo”

1.Slide the ON/OFF/MODE SELECTOR

SWITCH to the TALKING MODE( ). You will hear a short tune and “Peek-a-boo.” The

LIGHT-UP STAR will flash with the sound.

2.Press one of the CHARACTER BUTTONSto hear a character identified, a funny sound effect, or a short tune. The LIGHT-UPSTARwill flash with the sound.

“Bee,Buzzz

zz”

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3.Roll or spin the ball to hear random melodies. Press one of the CHARACTER BUTTONS while a melody is playing to hear the voice or sound effect play over the melody. TheLIGHTUP STAR will flash with the sound.

B. Melody Mode

1.Slide the ON/OFF/MODE SELECTOR

SWITCH to the MELODY MODE( ). A short tune will play. The LIGHT-UPSTARwill flash with the sound.

2.Press the CHARACTER BUTTONS to hear melodies or funny sound effects playing along with the melodies. TheLIGHT-UP STAR will flash with the sound.

3.Roll or spin the ball to hear a funny sound effect and a random short tune.

Melodies:

+ Bird sound effect

Funny sound effect +

Mary Had a Little Lamb

Bingo

Alouette

Old MacDonald Had a Farm

Polly Wolly Doodle

Ring Around the Rosie

Sing a Song of Sixpence

Pop! Goes the Weasel

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Are You Sleeping?

CARE AND MAINTENANCE

1.Keep the unit clean by wiping it with a slightly damp cloth.

2.Keep the unit out of direct sunlight and away from any direct heat source.

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3.Remove the batteries when the unit is not in use for an extended period of time.

4.Do not drop the unit on hard surfaces and do not expose the unit to moisture or water.

IMPORTANT NOTE

Creating and developing infant/toddler products is accompanied by a responsibility that we at VTech® take very seriously. We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information, which forms the value of our products. However, errors sometimes can occur. It is important for you to know that we stand behind our products and encourage you to call our Consumer Services Department at1-800-521-2010in the U.S., or1-800-267-7377in Canada with any problems and/or suggestions that you might have. A service representative will be happy to help you.

Note:

This equipment generates and uses radio frequency energy and if not installed and used properly, that is, in strict accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions, it may cause interference to radio and television reception. It has behÀztype tested and found to comply within the limits for a Class B computing device in accordance with the specifications in Subpart J of Part 15 FCC Rules, which are designed to provide reasonable protection against such interference in a residential installation. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause interference with 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 the receiving antenna

relocate this product with respect to the receiver

move this product away from the receiver

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