Sony 477 User Manual

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 1999 by Sony Corporation
Operation Manual
Entertainment
Robot
ERS-110
3-867-061-11(1)

Summary of Contents of user manual for Sony 477

  • Page 1 3-867-061-11(1) Entertainment Robot ERS-110 Operation Manual C 1999 by Sony Corporation
  • Page 2Entertainment Robot “AIBO” ERS-110 Operation Manual
  • Page 3“OPEN-R” is the standard interface for the entertainment robot system that Sony is actively promoting. This interface expands the capability...
  • Page 4“AIBO” is the name given to the Sony entertainment robot. Developed to encourage human and robot interaction, AIBO creates and...
  • Page 5 Safety Information Owner's Record The model number and serial number are located on the bottom of the station. Record...
  • Page 6Regulatory Information This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,...
  • Page 7 How to use this instruction manual Thank you for purchasing “AIBO” ERS-110. This manual will assist you in building...
  • Page 8Additional information To charge AIBO See “Charging the battery pack” on page 74. To search for information See “List of...
  • Page 9 Table of Contents Chapter 1 Meet AIBO Introduction to “AIBO” ERS-110............................................................ 12 What is an autonomous robot? ....................................................... 12...
  • Page 10 Chapter 3 AIBO’s four modes — How to interact with AIBO AIBO’s motion modes ............................................................................ 44 About each motion mode...
  • Page 11 Chapter 6 Charging and adjustments Charging the battery pack and adjusting the volume ....................... 74 Charging the battery pack...
  • Page 12Meet AIBO This chapter introduces you to the entertainment robot “AIBO” ERS-110 and its supplied accessories.
  • Page 13 Introduction to “AIBO” ERS-110 “AIBO” ERS-110 is Sony’s first robot designed for home entertainment. Utilizing advanced technology, this “entertainment...
  • Page 14 Introduction to ERS-110 “AIBO” Features of AIBO To realize AIBO’s greatest feature, the autonomous behavior, AIBO has various functions...
  • Page 15Introduction to ERS-110 “AIBO” Natural motions A total of 18 joints (which is technically called “18 degrees of freedom”) enables...
  • Page 16 Introduction to ERS-110 “AIBO” A robot in your home There are still endless possibilities for AIBO and you as...
  • Page 17 Capabilities of the sound controller AIBO has perfect pitch and can distinguish musical tones. This feature makes it possible...
  • Page 18 Capabilities of the sound controller • Numeric commands: The entered combination of numbers (command number) is sent as a...
  • Page 19 Unpacking Check to make sure that you have the following items: AIBO Entertainment Robot “AIBO” ERS-110 Supplied accessories Station...
  • Page 20 Unpacking Sound controller AIBO power supply: ERA-110B lithium ion You can control AIBO by sending commands (musical battery pack...
  • Page 21 Index to parts and controls AIBO Refer to the pages indicated in parentheses ( ) for relating information. 1...
  • Page 22 Index to parts and controls 1 Touch sensor (52) Allows AIBO to develop tactile relations when a person taps...
  • Page 23Index to parts and controls Rear of AIBO 1 “Memory Stick” slot 2 “Memory Stick” access lamp 3 Battery slot...
  • Page 24 Index to parts and controls Station Refer to the pages indicated in parentheses ( ) for relating information. 5...
  • Page 25Index to parts and controls Sound controller Refer to the pages indicated in parentheses ( ) for relating information. Face...
  • Page 26 Index to parts and controls 4 VOL button Press this button to adjust the volume of the sound controller....
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  • Page 28Getting started This chapter introduces you to the basic features of AIBO—The autonomous mode and the remote-control mode by using...
  • Page 29 Preparation First of all, get AIBO ready to move. Preparing AIBO Install the battery pack and insert the “Memory...
  • Page 30 Preparation 3 Insert the supplied “Memory Stick” arrow-wise with the label side up. Insert so that only the colored...
  • Page 31Preparation Preparing the station The station should always be connected to the wall outlet with the AC adapter. 1 Connect...
  • Page 32 Preparation Preparing the sound controller Insert Alkaline batteries into the sound controller. 1 Open the battery cover. 2 Insert...
  • Page 33 Playing for the first time First, enjoy watching AIBO moving around freely. Then make it pose by using the...
  • Page 34 Playing for the first time An autonomous robot is capable of moving about on its own without human action....
  • Page 35Playing for the first time Performing You can ask AIBO for a particular performance by using the sound controller. Be...
  • Page 36 Playing for the first time 3 Press the buttons in order, as shown below. AIBO will follow the instructions...
  • Page 37Playing for the first time To pause AIBO immediately Press the pause button on the chest. To reactivate AIBO, place...
  • Page 38After playing AIBO lives most of its life on the station, and also charges its battery there. After playing with...
  • Page 39After playing 3 Make sure the sound controller is turned on. When the power is on, all the controller lamps...
  • Page 40 After playing Taking AIBO off the station To play with AIBO, pick it up from the station and gently...
  • Page 41 When not playing with AIBO This section describes what you should do when you will not be playing with...
  • Page 42 When not playing with AIBO To wake the sleeping AIBO Pick it up from the station and gently shake...
  • Page 43When not playing with AIBO When going out for long When you are going out for a long time, stop...
  • Page 44AIBO’s four modes — How to interact with AIBO This chapter describes AIBO’ s four dif fer ent modes of...
  • Page 45 AIBO’s motion modes The motion mode means AIBO’ s state of activity . The AIBO in motion is usually...
  • Page 46 AIBO’s motion modes Game mode (type of remote-control mode) You can contr ol AIBO to move for ward, To...
  • Page 47AIBO’s motion modes The different modes By changing the mode, you can move your fr ee-willed AIBO as you wish....
  • Page 48 AIBO’s motion modes Correlation of motion modes You can change the motion mode by sending commands or shaking AIBO....
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  • Page 50Living with AIBO — AIBO, an independent roommate Communication is the key to having a fulfilling partnership with AIBO. This...
  • Page 51 AIBO’s autonomous activities AIBO, an autonomous robot, was created to have emotions, instincts, learning ability and the capacity to...
  • Page 52 AIBO’s autonomous activities Changing the sleeping AIBO to autonomous mode Gently shake AIBO awake. If AIBO is sleeping on...
  • Page 53AIBO’s autonomous activities Communicating via touch sensor The touch sensor on its head reacts to three kinds of human touch:...
  • Page 54 AIBO’s autonomous activities When AIBO cannot get up from a fall AIBO tries to get up by itself when...
  • Page 55 A psychological peek into your robot The key to better human-robot communication and better understanding of AIBO’s behavior is...
  • Page 56 A psychological peek into your robot Instincts AIBO has four key instincts which strongly contribute to motives of its...
  • Page 57A psychological peek into your robot Education AIBO’s education is closely linked to building its personality, character and intelligence. Like...
  • Page 58 A psychological peek into your robot Body language 18 degrees of freedom (a total of 18 joints) make AIBO’s...
  • Page 59A psychological peek into your robot AIBO can also show its will to us by using different combinations of body...
  • Page 60 A psychological peek into your robot Other robotic expressions Although body language is the most direct way for AIBO...
  • Page 61A psychological peek into your robot Naps and bedtime AIBO takes a nap for 5 to 30 minutes when not...
  • Page 62Playing with remote- controlled AIBO This chapter describes how to control AIBO with commands. When AIBO is set to the...
  • Page 63 Enjoying AIBO’s performance In the performance mode, AIBO shows you various performances. You can ask for a particular performance...
  • Page 64 Enjoying AIBO’s performance Changing the movement style AIBO has several preset styles of movement. For example, it can move...
  • Page 65Enjoying AIBO’s performance Asking AIBO for a particular performance You can ask for pre-programmed performances by sending commands to AIBO....
  • Page 66 Enjoying AIBO’s performance To pause AIBO immediately Press the pause button on the chest. To reactivate AIBO, place it...
  • Page 67 Playing games In the game mode, you can control AIBO with commands, and AIBO will do the performance exclusive...
  • Page 68 Playing games 3 Send commands to AIBO by pressing the command buttons (listed below). Printed symbol Command button Movements...
  • Page 69Playing games To pause AIBO immediately Press the pause button on the chest. To reactivate AIBO, place it on the...
  • Page 70 Playing games Controlling two AIBOs When controlling two AIBOs at the same time as in a soccer game, the...
  • Page 71Playing games 3 For each command type, press the GAME button and set each AIBO to the game mode. The...
  • Page 72Playing games with AIBO You can enjoy various games with AIBO in the game mode. Below are some examples. Soccer...
  • Page 73Playing games with AIBO Labyrinth Help AIBO escape a maze. Prepare a labyrinth by placing books, blocks, or video-tapes on...
  • Page 74Charging and adjustments This chapter describes how to charge the battery pack and how to adjust the volume of the...
  • Page 75 Charging the battery pack and adjusting the volume The battery pack will be automatically charged when AIBO (active or...
  • Page 76 Charging the battery pack and adjusting the volume 2 Insert the extra battery pack into the station arrow-wise. Be...
  • Page 77Charging the battery pack and adjusting the volume Replacing the battery pack AIBO is usually charged on the station with...
  • Page 78 Charging the battery pack and adjusting the volume 3 Unlock and remove the battery pack. Lock 4 Install a...
  • Page 79Charging the battery pack and adjusting the volume 6 Press and release the pause button. Pause is canceled, and AIBO...
  • Page 80 Charging the battery pack and adjusting the volume Adjusting the volume There are three volume levels for the musical...
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  • Page 82Additional information
  • Page 83 Notes on use To prevent AIBO and its accessories from being damaged, observe the following. On handling AIBO •...
  • Page 84 Notes on use On handling the station • When AIBO is on the station, do not place anything that...
  • Page 85Notes on use On handling the AC adapter • Be sure to use the supplied AC adapter. Using any other...
  • Page 86 Notes on use On handling the dry batteries for the sound controller To avoid possible damage from battery leakage...
  • Page 87 Troubleshooting If you experience any of the following difficulties, use this troubleshooting guide to help you remedy the problem....
  • Page 88 Troubleshooting Symptom Remedy AIBO soon asks for charging The battery will last a shorter time when AIBO moves in...
  • Page 89Troubleshooting Autonomous mode (continued) Symptom Remedy AIBO does not chase the Sometimes AIBO does not feel like chasing the ball....
  • Page 90 Troubleshooting Symptom Remedy AIBO moves without giving As long as AIBO does not receive specific commands to perform, it...
  • Page 91Troubleshooting Station Symptom Remedy The POWER indicator does The connection between the station, the AC adapter and the wall not...
  • Page 92List of commands The sound controller can be operated in three ways. The sound controller has three types of operating...
  • Page 93List of commands Motion modes in general To For the numeric For the single sound commands, press commands, press Set...
  • Page 94 List of commands Game mode (See page 67) To For the numeric For the single sound commands, press commands,...
  • Page 95List of commands Game commands How to use the button Example: “Move forward.” 2 Game mode (See page 67) To...
  • Page 96List of lamps/indicators Lamps on AIBO Eye lamps The eye lamps indicate AIBO’s current mood and command type. Color Lamps...
  • Page 97List of lamps/indicators Chest lamp The chest lamp indicates AIBO’s states of activity. It also indicates AIBO’s internal trouble together...
  • Page 98 List of lamps/indicators Indicators on the station You can check the power of the station and the charging status...
  • Page 99List of lamps/indicators Lamps on the sound controller ON GAME VOL C Four lamps light up in two colors and...
  • Page 100Limited warranty SONY ELECTRONICS INC. (“SONY”) warrants this Product and its accessories against defects in material or workmanship as follows:...
  • Page 101Limited warranty Proof of purchase in the form of a bill of sale or receipted invoice which is evidence that...
  • Page 102Service procedure 1. Contact the AIBO Customer Link. Its E-mail address is support@aibosony.com and its toll free number is 1-800-427-2988,...
  • Page 103 Specification AIBO Station Movable parts Four legs Operating temperature Each leg: 3 degrees of freedom 41° F to 95°...
  • Page 104 Specification AC adapter Supplied accessories Input 100 - 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz Station (1) Power consumption 65 W...
  • Page 105 Index A E P AC adapter ................................... 84 Education ...................................... 56 Pause .............................................. 36 Adjusting volume Emotion ......................................... 54...
  • Page 106Entertainment Robot Printed in Japan