Tyco 37513, 37512 User Manual

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NITRO DOZER

RADIO CONTROL TMH POWER

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CARE!

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37511-1920

MODEL NO. 37512 (27 MHz) MODEL NO. 37513 (49 MHz)

FEATURES

“SMART CIRCUITRY”

CONTENTS

9 functions

Your new Nitro Dozervehicle is equipped

 

with advanced “Smart Circuitry” designed to

 

Available in 2 frequencies

 

protect its electronic components under

 

(27 MHz and 49 MHz)

extreme operating conditions. If Nitro Dozer

 

Range up to 65'/20m

stops running during use, simply allow the joy-

 

sticks to return to their neutral positions

 

 

 

 

momentarily, then resume normal operation.

(1) Transmitter (1) TMHPower Nitro DozerVehicle

TOP VIEW

BOTTOM VIEW

 

Battery

2 Powerful

Gear Selector (under blade)

Compartment

Mabuchi Motors

Latch

 

(“F”= FAST; “P”= POWER)

 

 

 

Big,

 

 

Bad Dozer

F

P

Blade

(2)

Lockout

Buttons

Battery

Compartment

 

8 Super-Fast

ON/OFF

Transforming Tracks (2)

Driving Wheels

Switch

TRANSMITTER

Your transmitter is equipped with a special automatic “ON” battery-saving feature. Just turn your vehicle “ON.” Then push either transmitter stick and you will be able to run and control your vehicle.

 

 

Right Stick

Left Stick

 

Controls

Whip

Forward

Controls

Antenna

And Reverse

Forward

 

Of Right

And Reverse

 

 

Tread

Of Left

 

 

 

Tread

 

 

Automatic

 

 

"ON"

 

 

Power

 

 

Indicator

 

 

Light

 

 

Refer to label on transmitter and vehicle for frequency. Do not race vehicles with the same frequency.

BATTERY CHARGING/CARE

(Batteries and charger not included)

Your vehicle will not operate without the

TYCO® R/C TMH™ FlexPak™ Battery Pack Pack and Charger and 4 Hour Quick Charger.

The TMH™ FlexPak™ battery pack is designed for use exclusively in TYCO® R/C TMH™ power vehicles.

It will not work in any 6.0V or 9.6V NiCd battery-powered vehicles.

ALSO

AVAILABLE

 

Additional TMHFlexPak

Battery Pack

Have additional Battery Packs charged ahead of time for longer non-stop racing action. Uses the TMHQuick Charger.

Your TMH FlexPak battery pack

features a unique design (Patent Pending) which allows it to be configured in different ways R/C vehicles. This feature allows maximum vehicle performance and design flexibility. To FlexPak battery pack for use in Nitro Dozer, please refer to Step 2, “Battery Installation.”

1.Plug the battery charger into standard wall outlet.

2.Hold the battery pack fully open, with the metal contacts at the top, as shown. The marked “1” and “2” in the upper left-hand corner should be facing you. Now slide pack securely into the charger.

3.To disconnect, push the red button on the side of the charger. Hold the red button while you slide out the battery pack.

4.New battery packs must be charged for 5 1/2 hours the first two times charged. subsequent charges will require only 4 hours.

5.After charging for 4 hours, the battery pack will feel warm. This is normal for fully batteries.

6.Charging the battery pack for more than 4 hours will not give you longer running

7.Unlike alkaline batteries, which lose power gradually, your TMH FlexPak battery its normal running time, depending on your particular vehicle, and then lose most power at once. It is now time to recharge the battery pack.

8.Unlike NiCd (Nickel-Cadmium) rechargeable batteries, your TMH FlexPak battery may be recharged at any time, irrespective of the level of charge remaining in the you do not have to wait until the battery pack is fully discharged to recharge it.

9.After use, the battery pack will be hot! Wait at least 20 minutes until the battery down before recharging. Recharging a hot battery pack will greatly reduce the times your battery pack can be recharged.

BATTERY PACK CARE

Because of its unique design, other battery chargers will be unable to charge your TMH To charge your battery pack, use only the TYCO R/C TMH FlexPak battery charger.

1

2

1

2

CAUTIONS

DO NOT RECHARGE BATTERY PACK IF IT’S HOT. ALLOW IT TO COOL BEFORE

DO NOT CHARGE A BATTERY PACK THAT SHOWS LEAKAGE OR CORROSION.

DO NOT DISASSEMBLE THE BATTERY PACK. THE BATTERY PACK IS A SEALED NiMH

DO NOT DISPOSE OF THE BATTERY PACK IN FIRE.

EXERCISE CAUTION IN HANDLING A HOT BATTERY PACK.

IF BATTERY PACK AND/OR CHARGER ARE WET, THOROUGHLY DRY BEFORE CHARGING.

SPECIAL NOTE TO ADULTS:

Unlike

The battery charger is age-graded for ages 8 and over; the battery charger should not be operated in the presence of children under 8 years of age without adult supervision. Adult supervision is recommended.

• Regularly examine for damage to the plug, enclosure and other parts. In the event of any

for

 

damage, the toy must not be used with the transformer until the damage has been repaired.

 

• This toy is not intended for children under 3 years old. The transformer is not a toy.

 

BATTERY.

.

BATTERY INSTALLATION (and removal)

Battery must be charged for 4 hours.

 

1

Rear Wing

1

 

VEHICLE

1.Turn vehicle over, with the rear wing facing toward you. Fold the FlexPak battery pack into an “L” shape, as shown. Make sure the label marked “1” in the upper left-hand corner is facing up, as shown, with the metal battery contacts as shown.

2. Insert the battery pack into the battery compartment so that the lower portion of the battery pack (with the label marked “2” in the upper left-hand corner) fits into the deep “well” portion of the battery compartment, as shown. Make sure the top portion of the battery pack (with the label marked “1” in the upper left-hand corner) is lying flat in the shallow portion of the battery compartment. You may need to snap it into place.

3.Rotate the battery compartment latch. The latch will force the battery pack to slide toward the front of the vehicle until it locks into place.

4.To remove the battery pack, rotate the battery compartment latch to release the battery pack. Insert your finger into the slot at the front of the battery compartment (next to the on off switch). Slide the battery pack back toward the rear of the battery compartment.

5.Grasp the battery pack by its center “hinge” portion, reaching in from the sides at the two side slots. Lift the battery pack completely out of the battery compartment.

Estimated run time for this vehicle: 25 minutes

25min.

Transmitter

6.Install one 9-volt battery with polarity (+/-) as shown inside battery compartment.

7.The 9-volt transmitter battery will last much longer than the run time of the TMH FlexPak rechargeable battery pack.

OP

SPECIAL NITRO DOZERCONTROLS & DRIVING MODES

NOTE: Your Nitro Dozer can be “locked in” to flat-out Racer Mode OR barrierblastin’ Dozer Mode!

Push the lockout buttons to lock your Nitro Dozer into either mode. Push the buttons again to release the locks for more wild transforming action! The enclosed Stunt Guide will tell you what mode to “lock into” for maximum stunt performance!

FORWARD

REVERSE

LEFT TURN

GO BACK GO BACK

GO BACK

GO BACK

 

 

GO BACK GO BACK

ON

 

ON

 

 

ON

OFF

 

OFF

 

 

OFF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RIGHT TURN

 

TURBO 360° SPIN LEFT

 

 

 

TURBO 360° SPIN RIGHT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GO

BACK

GO

BACK

 

 

GO

BACK

GO

BACK

 

 

 

GO

BACK

GO

BACK

 

 

 

 

 

ON

 

 

ON

 

 

ON

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OFF

 

 

OFF

 

 

OFF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OPERATING YOUR VEHICLE

 

 

 

Safety

 

Quick Reference

 

Precautions

 

 

Adults, this toy is recom-

 

This section is only a quick reference

 

 

 

mended for children 5 years

 

guide. Please read this entire manual

 

 

 

of age and older. To ensure

 

thoroughly before operating your vehicle.

 

 

 

that the child’s play is both

 

1.

Give your TMH FlexPak battery pack

 

 

 

a full 4-hour charge and then install

 

safe and fun, please review the

 

 

 

operating instructions and

 

 

in vehicle.

 

 

2.

 

these general safety rules with

1. Radio interference is caused by the

Turn vehicle switch “ON.” Press either

 

 

joystick and you will be able to run

 

the child.

presence of another radio controlled

 

 

 

 

 

 

vehicle operating on the same frequency

 

and control your vehicle.

 

 

 

 

 

as your vehicle. Obviously, multiple

3.

 

Caution

 

 

vehicles should NOT BE OPERATED

After approximately 25 minutes of

 

 

 

ON THE SAME FREQUENCY at

 

running, your vehicle will lose most of

 

DO NOT pick up

the same time.

 

 

 

 

its power at once. The TMH FlexPak

 

 

vehicle while in motion.

3. DO NOT operate

 

battery pack is near total power loss

 

Keep fingers, hair and

 

and needs to be recharged.

 

your vehicle over wet sur-

 

 

 

loose clothing away from

4.

 

 

faces. Water can damage the

Turn vehicle switch “OFF.”

 

 

 

 

the tires and the wheel

electronic assemblies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tips & Hints

 

 

hubs while the vehicle is

 

 

 

switched “ON.”

 

1.

The radio circuitry in your vehicle

 

If this toy is being

 

 

and transmitter is sensitive. Do not

 

 

operated in the presence

 

 

store vehicle or transmitter near heat

 

 

of children under 5 years

 

 

or in direct sunlight. After each use,

 

 

of age, adult supervision is

 

 

remove any water or moisture from

 

 

recommended.

 

 

vehicle using a clean dry cloth. Avoid

 

To avoid accidental

 

 

operating in snow.

 

5. For best results, hold anten

2.

 

 

operation, remove battery

Turn vehicle switch to the “OFF”

 

 

pack when not in use.

na up, not pointed down toward

 

position and remove battery pack

 

 

R/C vehicle. If you drive your

 

 

 

 

 

 

vehicle TOO FAR AWAY

 

when not in use.

 

Do not operate your vehi-

 

your signal strength will become

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FROM THE TRANSMITTER,

3.

When your vehicle runs erratically,

 

 

cle in sand.

 

weak and vehicle will not func-

 

the problem is usually the result of

 

 

 

 

 

tion properly. The maximum

 

 

 

 

 

 

range for the vehicle should be

 

interference caused by high tension

 

 

 

 

 

between 30'/10m to 65'/20m,

 

 

 

 

 

 

when operating outdoors.

 

wires, CB radios, or other R/C vehicles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

running nearby on the same frequency

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

as yours. You may have to choose an

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

alternative place to race.

 

 

 

 

 

 

TROUBLESHOOTING

PROBLEM? – SOLUTIONSI

2. Radio interference can be caused by the operation of your vehicle near HIGH

VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL WIRES, LARGE STEEL REINFORCED CONCRETE BUILDINGS AND PASSING TRUCKS WITH CB RADIOS. Avoid these if possible.

4. DO NOT operate your vehicle on streets! They are for real cars.

65'/20m

30'/10m

Symptom

Probable Cause

Correction

Vehicle runs slowly or will not run.

• Loose battery connection or vehicle switch

• Check battery connector and vehicle

 

not ON.

switch.

 

• Weak or uncharged rechargeable battery.

• Charge battery or replace.

 

• Weak 9-volt transmitter battery.

• Replace with fresh 9-volt alkaline battery.

Power indicator light on transmitter does not

• Transmitter battery weak or not connected.

• Check connections and replace battery

light when either joystick is activated.

 

if required.

Erratic operation or only short range possible.

• Radio interference likely.

• Change location (see point 3 - Tips &

 

 

Hints).

Short battery life.

• Battery not fully charged.

• Recharge TMH FlexPak battery pack. For

 

 

maximum running time, make sure you

 

 

give your battery pack a full 4 hour

 

 

charge. About 25 minutes of life is typical

 

 

with this type of radio control vehicle.

Vehicle doesn’t work after going through water

• Water in the electronics area.

• Vehicle will take several hours to dry.

or snow.

 

Allow to dry overnight before trying again.

 

 

• Avoid driving in water and snow.

 

 

 

CONSUMER INFORMATION

PRODUCT: NITRO DOZER™ Radio Control Vehicle. WARRANTY: 90-Day Limited Warranty. Details inside.

 

 

Valid only in U.S.A.

 

AGE GRADE:

For ages 5 and over.

 

ASSEMBLY REQUIRED:

No.

 

BATTERIES REQUIRED:

1 9-Volt (transmitter); 1 TMH™ FlexPak™

 

CONTENTS:

Rechargeable Battery Pack (vehicle).

 

NITRO DOZER™ Radio Control Vehicle

 

 

and Transmitter.

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REQUIREMENTS OF ASTM F963.

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1800 800 812 (valid only in Australia). Mattel East Asia Limited, 930 Ocean Centre, Harbour City, HK, China. In Britain 49 MHz is not available. 27 MHz can be raced against 40 MHz vehicles.

COMPLIANCE WITH FCC REGULATIONS

THIS DEVICE COMPLIES WITH PART 15 FCC RULES. OPERATION OF THIS DEVICE IS SUBJECT TO THE

FOLLOWING TWO CONDITIONS:

1.THIS DEVICE MAY NOT CAUSE HARMFUL INTERFERENCE

2.THIS DEVICE MUST ACCEPT ANY HARMFUL INTERFERENCE THAT MAY CAUSE UNDESIRED OPERATION.

This device generates and uses radio frequency energy and if not used properly may cause interference to radio and television reception. It has been tested and found to comply with the limits set by the

FCC which are designed to provide reasonable protection against such interference.

CAUTION: FCC Regulations state that changes or modifications to this product not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.