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vtech Switch & Go Dinos Manual

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vtech Switch andamp; Go Dinos User Guide

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Switch into fun with the Switch & Go Dinos® Bash the Triceratops. In a few simple steps you can switch this powerful Triceratops into a speedy
roadster and back again! Ready to smash and crash? Here we go!


  • Switch & Go Dinos® Bash the Triceratops
  • Parent’s Guide


All packing materials such as tape, plastic sheets, packaging locks, removable tags, cable ties, cords and packaging screws are not part of this toy and should be discarded for your child’s safety.
NOTE: Please keep this parent’s guide as it contains important information.


  1. Make sure the unit is turned OFF.
  2. Locate the battery cover on the bottom of the unit. Use a coin or a screwdriver to loosen the screw. Then, remove the cover.
  3. If used or spent batteries are present, remove these batteries from the unit by pulling up on one end of each battery.
  4.  Install 2 new AA (LR6/AM-3) batteries following the diagram inside the battery box. (For best performance, alkaline batteries or fully charged Ni-MH rechargeable batteries are recommended).
  5. Replace the battery cover and tighten the screw to secure.


Adult assembly required for battery installation. Keep batteries out of reach of children.


  • Insert batteries with the correct polarity (+ and -).
  • Do not mix old and new batteries.
  •  Do not mix alkaline, standard (carbon-zinc) or rechargeable batteries.
  • Only batteries of the same or equivalent type as recommended are to be used.
  • Do not short-circuit the supply terminals.
  • Remove batteries during long periods of non-use.
  • Remove exhausted batteries from the toy.
  • Dispose of batteries safely. Do not dispose of batteries in fire.


  • Remove rechargeable batteries from the toy before charging.
  • Rechargeable batteries are only to be charged under adult supervision.
  • Do not charge non-rechargeable batteries.

Disposal of batteries and product

The crossed-out wheelie bin symbols on products and batteries, or on their respective packaging, indicates they must not be disposed of in domestic waste as they contain substances that can be damaging to the environment and human health. The chemical symbols Hg, Cd or Pb, where marked, indicate that the battery contains more than the specified value of mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd) or lead (Pb) set out in the Batteries and Accumulators Regulation.

The solid bar indicates that the product was placed on the market after 13th August, 2005. Help protect the environment by disposing of your product or batteries responsibly. VTech® cares for the planet.

Care for the environment and give your toy a second life by disposing of it at a small electricals collection point so all its materials can be recycled. In the UK: Visit www.recyclenow.com to see a list of collection points near you. In Australia & New Zealand: Check with you local council for kerbside collections.


  1. Off/Low/High
    Volume Switch To turn the unit On or to adjust the volume, slide the switch to Low or High . To turn the unit Off, slide the switch to Off .
  2.  Sound Button
    Press the Sound Button to hear fun phrases and cool dinosaur sounds in Dino mode, or to hear fun phrases and exciting car sounds in Vehicle mode.
  3. Crash Trigger
    Hit the Crash Trigger to hear dino sounds and to see the top half of the head, neck and dino body pop up in Dino mode with the fire light effect. In Vehicle mode, hit the Crash Trigger to hear vehicle sounds and to see the bonnet, half of the windscreen and one side of the door flash with a light effect.
  4. Automatic Shut-Off
    To preserve battery life, the unit will automatically turn off after approximately 40 seconds without input. The unit can be turned on again by pressing the Sound Button, hitting the Crash Trigger, or
    by switching between Dino mode and Vehicle mode. The unit will also automatically turn off when battery power is very low.


  1. Dino mode.
  2. Flip the crest down and toward the dino’s head.
  3. Pull the front legs up and toward the dino’s head.
  4. Swing the legs out.
  5. Flip the tail down.
  6. Snap the legs up and toward the dino’s body. The unit is now in Vehicle mode.

To switch the vehicle back into a dinosaur, follow the above steps in reverse order.


  1. Keep the unit clean by wiping it with a slightly damp cloth.
  2. Keep the unit out of direct sunlight and away from any direct heat sources.
  3. Remove the batteries if the unit will not be in use for an extended period of time.
  4. Do not drop the unit on hard surfaces and do not expose the unit to moisture or water.


If for some reason the unit stops working or malfunctions, please follow these steps:

  1. Turn the unit Off.
  2. Interrupt the power supply by removing the batteries.
  3.  Let the unit stand for a few minutes, then replace the batteries.
  4. Turn the unit back On. The unit should now be ready to use again.
  5. If the unit still does not work, insert a new set of batteries. If the problem persists, please contact our Consumer Services Department and a service representative will be happy to help you.


Creating and developing VTech® products is accompanied by a responsibility that we at VTech® take very seriously. We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information, which forms the value of our products. However, errors sometimes can occur. It is important for you to know that we stand behind our products and encourage you to call our Consumer Services Department with any problems and/or suggestions that you might have. A service representative will be happy to help you.

UK Customers:
Phone: 0330 678 0149 (from UK) or +44 330 678 0149 (outside UK)
Website: www.vtech.co.uk/support
Australian Customers:
Phone: 1800 862 155
Website: support.vtech.com.au
NZ Customers:
Phone: 0800 400 785
Website: support.vtech.com.au


UK Customers: Read our complete warranty policy online at vtech.co.uk/warranty. Australian Customers:
Under the Australian Consumer Law, a number of consumer guarantees apply to goods and services supplied by VTech
Electronics (Australia) Pty Limited. Please refer to vtech.com.au/ consumerguarantees for further information.

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