Battery Battles - some common issues with battery operated toys
Battery Usage Instructions
Sometimes we get calls about how to insert batteries into a product.
Tip - If your toy came with batteries, make sure that you remove any battery guards (these are little pieces of plastic on the contact points that need to be removed before use).
Tip – Some toys will “vibrate” with the batteries are in backwards but will not operate fully, if when you put batteries in your toy it starts to lightly vibrate without you starting it, remove the batteries and reverse them see if this resolves the issue.
These Instructions Apply For All Toys Using AA, AAA, and C Size Batteries.
The Negative (-) Side of the battery. Should Come Into Contact With The Spring Side Of The Battery Compartment In The Toy, It does not matter if your toy is using 1 battery or 2 batteries.
If this does not work, try Jiggling the batteries around. As a last resort try switching the battery around. REMEMBER The Positive (+) Side will always line up with the next batteries Negative (-) Side.
For batteries that sit side by side, typically it is one battery up, one battery down.
Some Tips From The Pros
1.) REMOVE BATTERIES FROM TOYS AFTER USING THEM
Removing Batteries From Your Toys Will Greatly Increase The Life Of Your Toys.
So Please Remove Them When Not In Use!
2.) ONLY USE NEW BATTERIES!
Remember to ONLY USE NEW BATTERIES. Some Toys Will not operate with batteries that are not fully charged!
ALSO Make Sure The Batteries You Are Using Are Not Expired Or Damaged.
3.) Be careful When Washing Toys
Be careful when washing your toys not to get water into the electrical compartments.
4.) Keep The Contacts Clean
Keep battery contact surfaces and battery compartment contacts clean by rubbing them with a clean pencil eraser or a rough cloth each time you replace batteries.
Store batteries in a dry place at normal room temperature. Do not refrigerate. This will not make them last longer.Next: What is a dildo?