Sony AIBO MIND 2 Robotics User Manual

Foot stopper
Open the cover.
Securely hold the body of the
AIBO robot from above, turn it
upside down, and open the
stomach compartment cover.
Insert the battery and
close the cover.
Hold the battery with the
connector facing downward, then
insert it into the slot until you hear
it click into place, and close the
Insert the “Memory Stick”
media into the AIBO robot.
With the arrow pointing down and the
angled corner facing the AIBO robot’s
tail, insert the AIBO MIND software
“Memory Stick” media into the AIBO
robot until it is flush with the body.
Install the station marker and station pole.
Attach the station marker first, followed by the station pole.
(If you don’t want to use the self-charging function, these
attachments are not necessary.)
Install the AC adapter cable
and foot stopper.
Route the AC adapter cable along the
wire guides and attach the foot stopper.
Charge the AIBO robot.
Plug the AC adapter into an AC outlet,
and place the AIBO robot on the Energy
Station. (For information on appropriate
locations to place the Energy Station,
refer to the “User’s Guide (Basic)” for the
AIBO robot ERS-7.)
Press the Pause button.
The Pause mode ends and the
operation light turns green.
In a moment, the AIBO robot
will automatically begin
Place the AIBO robot on
the floor in this position.
Place the AIBO robot on a flat,
non-slippery surface, such as a
low pile carpet with a hard nap.
First insert the battery and AIBO MIND software “Memory Stick
media into the
Entertainment Robot and set up the Energy Station.
Engage the cover
latch in the hinge
on the body.
1 Attach the station
marker as shown.
AC adapter cable
2 Attach the station pole.
Quick Guide
In the following cases, the AIBO robot may not understand what you say.
While the AIBO robot is emitting sounds or moving, it cannot hear you easily.
The AIBO robot may not recognize several words depending on its mode or condition.
Even though the AIBO robot understands you, it may choose not to respond or do as you say.
The AIBO robot cannot hear you if its surroundings are noisy.
If you say a word whose pronunciation is unclear, the AIBO robot cannot recognize it. Speak very clearly.
If you repeat the same command over and over in rapid fire fashion, the AIBO robot will not understand you.
Calling the AIBO robot’s name
AIBO./Registered name
(the name you gave AIBO).
The AIBO robot reacts when it is called. Even after the AIBO robot learns its own
name, it reacts when you call it “AIBO”.
Teaching the AIBO robot
Name registration.
Give a name to the AIBO robot.
What’s your name?
The AIBO robot says the name you gave to it in its own voice.
Owner registration.
You can teach the AIBO robot its owner’s (your) name.
What’s your owner’s name?
The AIBO robot says its owner’s name (your name) in its own voice.
Favorite thing registration.
You can teach the AIBO robot to recognize your favorite things as its own
favorite things.
Praising, scolding, or encouraging the AIBO robot
Good AIBO./Good boy./Good girl.
These words are for praising the AIBO robot. They have the same effect as when
you praise the AIBO robot by
the sensors on the back of the AIBO robot.
Don’t do that.
These words are for scolding the AIBO robot. They have the same effect as
when you scold the AIBO robot by tapping the sensors on the back of the AIBO
Go for it.
Encourage the AIBO robot.
How cute.
The AIBO robot will be bashful when you praise it.
Good morning./Hello./Good night./Bye bye./Good bye./I’m here./
Say hello./Shake hands.
Go to the Station.
obot starts the procedure for self-charging.
Playing with the AIBOne toy
Find your AIBOne.
The AIBO robot looks for the AIBOne toy.
Bring me your AIBOne.
When you say this while the AIBO robot is holding the AIBOne toy in its mouth,
the AIBO robot comes to you.
Playing with the ball
Find your ball.
The AIBO robot looks for the ball.
Wake-up setting
Set alarm.
Lets you set the wake-up function ON or OFF.
House Sitting mode
See you later/House sitting mode
The AIBO robot will look after the house while you are away.
I’m here/I’m back
The AIBO robot exits House Sitting mode.
Communication between the AIBO robots
Talk to your friend/Talk to your buddy
The AIBO robot communicates with another AIBO robot.
Come here./Over here./Sit down./Stand up./Lay down./Turn right./Turn left./Walk
around./Go forward./Go back.
Questions for the AIBO robot
Are you sleepy?/Are you tired?/How are you?
The AIBO robot shows its current condition with its face lights.
Are you hungry?
The AIBO robot shows the remaining battery power level by the number of face
lights. The more lights are lit, the more power is still left.
What’s your AIBOne skill level?
What’s your pink ball skill level?
What’s your walking skill level?
The AIBO robot shows its state of progress with the face lights.
Special actions
Let’s dance.
The AIBO robot shows you its dance repertoire.
Take a picture.
The AIBO robot takes a picture with its built-in camera.
Snap shot
If you say this to the AIBO robot while it is preparing to take a picture (while
waiting for you to touch its head sensor), it will start counting down to take the
Send e-mail
Sends the picture taken most recently to a set registered user.
Message playback
Check messages
The AIBO robot plays back messages and sounds.
Mail notification
Check e-mail
The AIBO robot tells you if you have new e-mail.
Music playback
Play music
The AIBO robot starts playing music.
Music CD playback
Play CD
The AIBO robot starts playing the first track of a music CD.
Internet radio playback
Play the radio
The AIBO robot begins playing Internet radio.
Contents playback
Play contents
The AIBO robot plays the content you have selected on your PC.
Schedule playback
My schedule
The AIBO robot will read out your schedule for the current hour through the next day.
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Words understood by the AIBO
Entertainment Robot