/ touch pad
for contents / functions
Global search keys
Power ON/OFF key
Character size (large/small)
Page scroll keys
Volume control keys
PRINTED IN JAPAN
Using the PW-AC890 for the first time
First, please insert the rechargeable batteries, and then charge them before use.
Remove the battery cover on the
reverse side of the unit.
To remove the battery cover, slide it in the
direction indicated by the arrow ① while
symbol on the battery
cover, and then pull it up in the direction
indicated by the arrow ②.
Insert the supplied rechargeable
Insert the rechargeable battery into the battery
housing at an angle, and then slightly press
the terminal end of the battery and completely
press down the opposite side.
• Do not touch the terminals of the rechargeable battery or the unit.
• Do not insert the rechargeable battery reversely. Confirm orientation. Do
not force the battery. This can cause problems such as breakage.
Replace the battery cover.
Connect the (EA-80A) AC adapter in the order of ① and then ②.
When the charge lamp lights red, the charging has started.
AC adapter connector
Utility keys for
dictionaries / functions
AC adapter connector (side)
Back space key
USB connector (side)
When charging is complete, the charge LED will turn off.
• A complete charge will normally take approximately 5.5 hours (the
charging time can change depending on operating temperature and
Remove the AC adapter from the connector and the outlet.
Open the unit and press
to turn on the
After a while, the calibration screen
for the touch pad appears on the
display (main display).
Pull out the stylus and use it to accurately touch each center
of the four "+" characters displayed on the touch pad on
the display (main display). Then do the same to the four "+"
characters displayed on the handwriting pad.
Pull out the
stylus to use.
• When calibration is finished the LCD contrast adjustment screen is displayed.
Adjust the LCD contrast of the handwriting pad by touching
on the pad.
After these adjustments, press
The key sound (beep) on/off screen appears.
to turn the key sound on/off.
The kana entry screen appears.
to select alphabet character input or press
select Japanese input.
The date/time settings screen is displayed.
Select the date items using
(year), "月" (month) and "日" (day) (e.g. June 23th, 2009 →
09 06 23) using the number buttons on the handwriting pad.
Confirm that the cursor is on "AM （午前） " or "PM （午後） ",
and then select one of them using
, select the time items using
enter "時" (hour) and "分" (minute) (e.g. 9:00 → 09 00).
Confirm that the information entered is correct and press
The menu display appears.
Selecting a content in the menu display
The following menu display appears.
Select an item by pressing
Select an item by pressing
and then press
Or, select an item by typing
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),"ピンイン" (Pinyin), and "韓国語"(Korean) fields to search
within the target dictionary.
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, Chinese (Simplified characters), and Korean (Hangul) 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
Selecting a menu item
, and then enter "年"
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 (
in 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 item on the category menu or the individual menu.
The PW-AC890 can be operated by touching the main screen with the stylus.
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 touching the same
place twice on the screen.
(contents/functions selection display)
On the dictionary list screen, for example, a candidate is selected by the first touch
and the screen is switched by the second touch.
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,
shown on the bottom, or turned off in
(The preview display is turned on in
this screen example.)
to select a category menu item.
to select the content/
) to enter the number
to search by
to return to the filter search screen and enter