Mattel H8856-0920 Video Games User Manual

H8856-0920 G1 Size:5.5"X10" Color: 1C+1C Front H8856-0920 G1 Size:5.5"X10" Color: 1C+1C Back
Game Unit
Game Set Up
Insert Batteries
Open the battery compartment and insert 4 AAA batteries.
Requires 4 AAA alkaline batteries, not included.
For longer life use only alkaline batteries.
Replace batteries when buttons malfunction.
Connect to the TV
The AV cable that is attached to your game unit has a yellow, a red and
a white input. This cable needs to be plugged into your TV or VCR/DVD
player. Plug the yellow input into the yellow outlined “Video In” hole on
your TV or VCR/ DVD player. Plug the white and red inputs into the
white and red outlined “Audio In” holes on your TV or VCR/DVD player.
Depending on the type of TV or VCR/DVD you have, the video and
audio inputs could be in different places however they are usually in the
front or the back of your TV, VCR or DVD.
If you are plugging your game unit into your VCR or DVD player, your
VCR or DVD player needs to be turned on or your game unit will not
If you are going to connect your game unit directly to your TV and there
is a cable box connected to your television, you will need to access the
set up menu on your TV and change the source of the input just as if
you were using a VCR or DVD player. You will probably need to use
your television’s original remote to access the menu. If you do not have
the original remote refer to your TV’s owner’s manual for instructions on
how to do this without the remote control.
If you have an older TV set that does not have audio or video inputs you will need to purchase a “RF Modulator”.
This can be purchased from most electronic stores.
Once you have everything set up, turn on the game unit’s power to begin the game.
Quit and Restart
Use the On/Off (1/0) switch to quit or reset/re-start the game at any time.
Basic Controls
Power Button – Turn the game on/off
Control Pad – Steer the car/ Move between choices
A Button – Accelerate/Confirm choice
J Button – Jump
B Button – Brake/Previous screen
Game Set Up
This screen allows you to choose a racecourse or set your game play options. The three racecourses are China
To wn, Mars and The Power Plant. Using the Control Pad, highlight one of the three racecourses, and press the A
button to select the highlighted course. Once a course is selected you may choose from the following options:
1-4 – Racers
1-9 – Laps
1 or 2 – Track
Level of Difficulty – Easy-Normal-Hard
When you have made your choices press the A button to take you to the car selection screen.
Pick a Car Screen
Press LEFT/RIGHT on the Control Pad to scroll through available Hot Wheels
vehicles. When you see the car you
want press the A button to take you to the race.
Using the Control Pad, highlight Options and press A. Once Options is selected you may choose from the following
Sound Test - Use the Control Pad to cycle through the sounds and press the A button to hear them.
Music Test - Use the Control Pad to cycle through the music choices and press the A button to hear them.
Sound - On/Off
Music - On/Off
Use the A button to accelerate. Press left and right on the Control Pad
to steer your car around the track.
Use the J button to jump.
Use the B button to brake.
When you drive through a loop or go over a jump you gain the ability
to use turbo. A meter at the bottom of the screen shows how much
turbo power you have accumulated. When you have built up enough
turbo, double tap the A button for quick burst of acceleration.
When you come to a jump, press J, J+A or J+B while car is in the air
to quickly fill your turbo meter.
Helper Arrow
In each race, a red helper arrow indicates the right direction to
complete missions. If you get lost or don’t know what to do, just
follow the arrow!
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:
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Mattel, Inc.
333 Continental Blvd.
El Segundo, CA
(310) 252-2400
NOTE: Changes or modifications not expressively approved by the
manufacturer responsible for compliance could void the user’s
authority to operate the equipment.”
Not for all TV set.
Please keep these instructions for future reference as they contain important information.
H8856-0920 G1
© 2005 Mattel, Inc. 333 Continental Blvd., El Segundo, CA 90245 U.S.A.
MADE IN CHINA. Manufactured for Mattel. All Rights Reserved. MATTEL, HOT WHEELS, and associated
trademarks and trade dress are owned by Mattel, Inc.
Retain this address for future reference:
Mattel U.K. Ltd., Vanwall Business Park, Maidenhead SL6 4UB. Helpline 01628500303.
Mattel Australia Pty., Ltd., Richmond, Victoria 3121
Consumer Advisory Service 1300 135 312 (valid only in Australia)
Mattel East Asia Ltd., Room 1106, South Tower, World Finance Centre, Harbour City, Tsimshatsui, HK, China.
Battery Safety Information
In exceptional circumstances batteries may leak fluids that can cause a chemical burn injury or ruin your product. To
avoid battery leakage:
• Non-rechargeable batteries are not to be recharged.
• Rechargeable batteries are to be removed from the product before being charged (if designed to be removable).
• Rechargeable batteries are only to be charged under adult supervision (if designed to be removable).
• Do not mix alkaline, standard (carbon-zinc), or rechargeable (nickel-cadmium) batteries.
• Do not mix old and new batteries.
• Only batteries of the same or equivalent type as recommended are to be used.
• Batteries are to be inserted with the correct polarity.
• Exhausted batteries are to be removed from the product.
• The supply terminals are not to be short-circuited.
• Dispose of battery(ies) safely.
• Do not dispose of this product in a fire. The batteries inside may explode or leak.
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