Display (main display)/
Content selection keys
Global search key
Power ON/OFF key
Earphone jack (side)
Page scroll keys
Character size change buttons
PRINTED IN JAPAN
Using the PW-A9000 for the first time
The provided batteries must be inserted before the unit is used.
Pull the battery cover in the
direction of the arrow and
Insert the provided batteries in
the correct orientation.
• Insert the batteries from above the ribbon.
Make sure that the tip of the ribbon is
not hidden under the batteries.
Replace the battery cover.
Open the unit.
The power turns on and the
touch pad adjustment screen
of the display (main display)
• If the power does not turn on, press
If the power still does not turn on, check the batteries and make sure they
are inserted in the correct orientation. Attach the battery cover correctly.
Large Handwriting button
Kana keys button
Utility keys for
Dictionary menu key
Stylus holder (side)
Back space key
Slot cover (side)
Volume control buttons
Pull out the stylus and use it to
accurately touch each center
of the four "+" characters
Pull out the
displayed on the touch pad on
stylus to use.
• When adjustment ends, the date and time setting screen appears.
Set the date and time.
Example: 2012/03/14 → Enter "12 03 14"
PM → Select "PM （午後） " with
3:45 → Press
and enter "03 45"
• To enter numbers, touch the small screen on the keypad and enter the
numbers. If you enter an incorrect number, press
to return to the number and enter the correct number.
Confirm that the information entered is correct and press
The setting screen for the batteries appears.
Select the type of batteries you are using ("アルカリ乾電池"
(alkaline) or "充電池" (rechargable)) with
If you are using the provided alkaline batteries, select "アルカリ乾
The Home screen appears.
Selecting a content in the dictionary menu screen
The dictionary menu screen appears.
Select an item by pressing
Select an item by pressing
and then press
Or, select an item by typing
Selecting a menu item
to select a category menu item.
Or, use the numeric keys to enter the category number to
select the item.
The individual menu for the selected category menu item is displayed
In the individual menu, use
function and then press
Or, use the numeric keys (
front of the content/function (1 to 9).
The selected content/function screen is displayed.
• The selected content/function screen can also be selected by touching the
relevant menu item.
Global search function
You can search for a word in multiple contents/dictionaries.
Enter a word into any of the "日本語" (Japanese), "スペル" (English spelling),
"中国語" (Chinese), and "ピンイン" (Pinyin) fields to search within the target
As you type, the candidates for matching narrow (filter search). If there are still
many candidates after entering the whole word, you can switch to "exact search"
to browse only the exact word you wish to have defined (Except for the search
• Japanese kanji and Chinese (Simplified characters) characters have to be
entered by hand.
Example: Global search for the word "advantage."
The global search entry screen
Select the text field according the
entry character type by using
"advantage" in the "スペル?"
As you type, the candidates for
When an item with
the same steps as described above to select content from the submenu.
Selecting a function in the Home screen
to display the Home screen. You can select and use unit functions
from the Home screen.
Move the cursor to the desired
the icon to select it.
Dictionary menu screen
The PW-A9000 can be operated by touching the main screen with the stylus.
(contents/functions selection display)
The following touch operations are
This is the operation of lightly touching or
pressing an item or button on the screen
and releasing it.
This is the operation of moving the stylus
to select the content/
from one point on the screen to another
with the stylus touching the screen. This
is used for such purposes as widening the
) to enter the number in
range of selected characters.
• If content is out of view at the top or bottom of the screen, the screen image
can be dragged up or down with the stylus to bring the content into view.
(Some content or screen images may not move.)
The list of words corresponding to
your entry appears.
To change the entry, press
Select the desired word using
The details screen of the word appears along with its definitions.
• To return to the previous screen, press
Preview display function
If many candidates are listed for a word and it is difficult to decide which word is
the correct one, the preview display will help you by providing a brief note about
Each time you press
"プレビュー " (preview) while
candidates are listed, the preview
display will be shown on the right,
turned off, or shown on the bottom in
(The preview display is turned off in
this screen example.)
on the right is selected, a submenu appears. Follow
to search by
to return to the filter search screen and enter