Usage and care of your AVE and CES device
The Cranio-Electro Stimulation (CES) of the DAVID Delight Pro delivers electrical current through the body, and should not be used by persons with heart pacers. Additional precautions, side effects and warnings should be read before using CES (see page 17).
All persons who:
- have ever had an epileptic seizure of any kind,
- suffer from any mental disorder or psychiatric illness,
- are currently using any drugs (prescription or recreational),
- are under the influence of alcohol,
- have had any head injuries,
should not use the DAVID Delight Pro unless under the supervision of a health care provider qualified in the safe detection of seizures.
NOTICE TO HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS
It is the responsibility of the health care provider to complete a proper intake addressing these concerns mentioned above. Mind Alive Inc., its employees, suppliers and distributors are exempt from any liability in damages resulting from a seizure or psychiatric condition that may occur from prescribing this device.
CLINICAL RESEARCH SHOWS THAT THE DAVID DELIGHT PRO IS EFFECTIVE IN REDUCING COGNITIVE DECLINE, ADD, SAD, DEPRESSED MOOD, INSOMNIA AND ANXIETY.
The AVE stimulation of the DAVID Delight Pro is non-invasive. All resulting effects are produced in the brain solely by audio and visual stimulation.
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NOTICE TO HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS INSIDE FRONT COVER
COMPONENT LIST 1
ADDITIONAL ACCESSORIES 1
ABOUT CES 2
SESSION CONTROLS 3
TONE SELECTION 3
HEARTBEAT SELECTION 3
SAVING PREFERENCES 3
AVE OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS 4
TURN ON/TURN OFF 5
BATTERY LEVEL 5
SELECTING A SESSION 5
CES OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS 6
RUNNING CES 6
100HZ MODE 6
CES INTENSITY 7
CES HINTS 7
SOUND SYNC SESSIONS 8
TONES AND HEARTBEAT 8
USER DESIGNED SESSIONS 9
USER DESIGNED SOUND SYNC SESSIONS 9
QUICK START (AVE) 10
ICON DESCRIPTIONS 11
DELIGHT PRO SESSIONS 13
AUDIO-VISUAL ENTRAINMENT (AVE) 16
CRANIO-ELECTRO STIM (CES) 17
WARRANTY AND CARE 18
RETURNING FOR REPAIRS 18
FOR UNITED STATES AND INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS 19
CARE AND MAINTENANCE 19
DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY 19
You have purchased the most innovative, high quality Audio-Visual Entrainment (AVE) and Cranio-Electro Stimulation (CES) device available on the market today. The DAVID Delight Pro integrates the necessary principles to ensure a safe and effective AVE and/or CES experience. We are confident you will find using the DAVID Delight Pro not only an enjoyable, relaxing experience, but also beneficial as you explore heightened states of consciousness and personal awareness.
In order to obtain the maximum enjoyment and benefits from your DAVID Delight Pro, please read this operator’s manual and the companion DAVID AVE User Guide thoroughly. Go online to view user guide:
- DAVID Delight Pro – Serial Number _______________________________________
- Tru-Vu Omniscreen Eyeset (white), Eyeset Cord and Carry Case
- CES Ear Clip Stimulus Cable
- Stereo Patch Cord
- Carry Bag
- 9-Volt Alkaline Battery
- 9-Volt DC Power Adapter
- Operator’s Manual
- Tru-Vu Omniscreen Multi-Color Eyeset
- Tru-Vu Omniscreen White Viewhole Eyesets – For eyes open use
- Extra User Package
- DAVID Session Editor
- Microcurrent Electro Therapy Kit – MET Kit
If you would like more information about our products and research on AVE and CES, visit our website at www.mindalive.com. If you require additional assistance, please call us toll free at 1-800-661-MIND(6463). Outside Canada and the U.S., please call (780)465-6463.
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As far back as the first century, the Greeks and Romans used the electric eel, a variety of the “Torpedo Fish” for electrical stimulation. The electric eel was used well into the 19th century, even after the invention of electronic stimulation devices. First century writings record placing a live torpedo fish under the feet of a person suffering from gout to ease the pain. There are also reports of placing these fish on people’s foreheads to treat headaches.
Current interest in CES was initiated by Robinovitch, who in 1914 made the first claim for electrical treatment of insomnia. In 1958, the book Electro-Sleep reflected the first serious works on CES. This book inspired research in Europe and in Eastern Bloc countries, as well as in South America, Asia and finally the US. Because the CES equipment used was bulky, inconvenient, and unreliable, CES, like the electric eel, was abandoned in favour of drug therapies.
With the invention of the transistor in the 1960s, small, low-power and reliable CES devices were developed. By 1975 several companies in the US and Europe were manufacturing CES devices for public use. During this time, research on CES was quite active and scientific papers were published.
Most studies to date have shown CES as a reliable method to reduce anxiety and improve cognition in recovering alcoholics. Additional studies have shown CES to be an effective tool in reducing anxiety and improving IQ.
Research to date is quite vague on the effects of using CES at various frequencies, citing both low and high frequencies can be effective for improving learning and reducing anxiety. Many people who used CES along with AVE, have reported that they experienced deeper relaxation for prolonged periods of time. In addition to enhancing entrainment, CES increases neurotransmitter production. These neurotransmitters are necessary for information processing, memory, energy level and physical well-being. When our neurotransmitters and endorphins are not produced to necessary levels, it may lead to destructive behaviors and/or the abuse of substances as a substitute for that “natural high”.
The volume level affects both tones and the heartbeat together. There are 30 volume levels. To adjust the volume, press and release or press and hold the VOL or buttons. The graph will display the volume level. The volume cannot be adjusted during Soft Off™.
The intensity level affects the brightness of the lights in the eyeset. There are 15 eyeset intensity levels. To adjust the intensity, press and release or press and hold the INT or buttons. The graph will display the intensity level. The
All of the Delight Pro buttons are raised to help you find them easily with eyes closed.
intensity cannot be adjusted during Soft Off™.
There are three (3) different tone options available in the Delight Pro: Pulse Tones, Binaural Beats, and Stereo Monaural Beats. Tones may also be turned off. All sessions start with Pulse Tones. Press and release the tone button ( ) to cycle through the tone options.
All sessions start with the heartbeat on. The heartbeat can be used to help modulate breathing for improved HRV (for more information on HRV go to: https://mindalive.com/hrv/). To turn the heartbeat on/off, press and hold the tone button ( ).
You can save your preferred volume, intensity, tone, and heartbeat settings for each session. Adjust the volume, intensity, and tone settings then press both the INT and buttons at the same time. The session group icon will blink. You may continue the session or end it immediately and the Delight Pro will save your preferred settings and use them the next time you run that session.
The headphones connect to the headphone output jack ( ). When using an Extra User Package (sold separately), connect the 3.5mm splitter cable to the Delight Pro and connect each set of headphones to the splitter cable. Please ensure that you have the side marked “L” on your left ear and the side marked “R” on your right ear. It is recommended that you disconnect the headphones from the unit before storing or travelling to prevent accidental damage to the jack.
The Tru-Vu Omniscreen, Tru-Vu Omniscreen Viewhole, or Tru-Vu Omniscreen Multi-Color Eyeset connect to the eyeset output jack ( ) with the included
2.5mm eyeset cord. Connect one end to the Delight Pro and the other to the jack located on the lower left of the glasses. When using an Extra User Package (sold separately), connect the 2.5mm splitter cable to the Delight Pro and connect each eyeset to the splitter cable. It is recommended that you disconnect the eyeset cable from the device and from the eyeset before storing or travelling to prevent accidental damage to the jacks.
An external audio source (such as an MP3 or CD player) can be connected to the Delight Pro so that music or other audio can be listened to while running a session. Plug the stereo patch cord into the headphone output of the audio device and the audio input jack ( ) of the Delight Pro.
Note: start the Delight Pro and select a session before playing audio unless you would like to run a Sound Sync Session (see page 8).
The Delight Pro can be powered with a 9-volt alkaline or rechargeable battery, or with the 9-volt adapter provided. To install the battery, slide the cover off of the battery compartment on the back of the unit. Insert a 9-volt battery as indicated on the diagram in the battery compartment. Slide the cover back into place. An alkaline 9-volt battery will provide approximately seven (7) hours of operation.
To use the 9-volt adapter, connect the adapter to the 9-volt jack ( ) on the side of the unit. The 9-volt DC power adapter uses a 1.3mm center-positive plug. No battery power is used when plugged into an adapter.
Note: to prevent accidental shock the CES capabilities will be disabled when a power adapter is connected. To use the CES functions disconnect the adapter and run from battery power only.
AVE OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
TURN ON/TURN OFF
Press and hold the power button ( ) until the power LED turns on. The graph (between the VOL and INT controls) will display the battery level when you first turn on the unit (see Battery Level). If no session is selected within two (2) minutes, the Delight Pro will turn off.
At the end of a session, the lights and sound will fade out (Soft Off™) and the Delight Pro will automatically turn off. To end a session early, press and release the Power button ( ) to initiate a short Soft Off™ (30 seconds).
To turn off the Delight Pro at any time, press and hold the power button
( ) until the unit turns off. This may take up to three (3) seconds if a session is running.
The battery level is displayed on the graph for a couple of seconds when the Delight Pro is first turned on. The battery level is also monitored and displayed periodically while the session is running.
When the battery level is getting low, the graph will display two (2) blinking bars. It is recommended that you replace the battery before running a session if this warning is displayed.
When the battery level is critically low, the graph will display a single (1) blinking bar. If this warning is displayed when you turn the unit on, replace the battery. If this warning occurs during a session, the session will end early and the battery indicator will continue to blink for a short period of time. The battery must be replaced before the unit can be used again.
SELECTING A SESSION
The Delight Pro has six (6) session groups ( , , , , , ). Each group offers five (5) sessions. The session number is indicated by the lit number between the volume and intensity controls. If no number is lit then the group has no session programmed into it.
Press and release the power button ( ) to switch between groups. The lit group icon will change. Press the volume or intensity or to highlight a session number. If no sessions are available in a group, no numbers will be lit.
Press to start the selected session. The session will begin after a five (5) second delay.
CES OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
To use the CES feature of the Delight Pro, the unit must be powered from a 9V battery. If a 9-volt adapter is plugged in, the CES will be disabled as a safety precaution against electrical shock. Make sure to disconnect any adapter before using CES.
The CES stimulus cable connects to the CES output jack ( ). Attach the black clip to the left earlobe and the red clip to the right earlobe. For better conductance, it is recommended that you dampen the earlobe with a small amount of water, saliva, saline solution or hair/electrode gel.
CES will only operate while an AVE session is running. The rate of stimulus can either be synchronized with the AVE (default) or run at 100Hz. When using CES by itself, you can operate it while lying down or engaged in a simple, non-hazardous activity such as walking, reading, or office work.
Follow the instructions for selecting a session (page 5). Once the session has started, press the CES button to start the CES pulses. The CES system normally remains off and must be manually engaged every time you want to use it. Turning down the stimulus level all the way will turn off the CES system. The CES system can be turned on or off at any point during the session.
The “L” and “R” LEDs (along the top edge of the panel) blink to indicate that CES pulses are active. These LEDs blink at the CES stimulus rate. The “100Hz” LED indicates that the CES is operating at 100Hz.
By default, the CES stimulation is synchronized with the AVE stimulation in the running session. When you first turn on CES, the rate of pulses will be the same as the AVE frequency. To engage 100Hz mode at any time, press both the CES and buttons together.
Press them again to return to AVE frequencies.
It is recommended that you engage 100Hz mode when the CES intensity is set low, as the sensation from 100Hz stimulus is often much stronger than in AVE Sync mode.
The CES stimulus level can be adjusted at any time using the CES or buttons. The graph displays the current CES stimulus level as you are adjusting it. The top-most lit LED will blink to indicate the level is being adjusted.
The intensity of the CES stimulus should be adjusted to a level so that the stimulus is only mildly noticeable. Forty-five double blind studies have shown that CES works at a sub-threshold level (below the level of feeling). Setting the intensity too high may result in a mild irritation or blistering of the skin.
After a few minutes, you may notice that the intensity of the stimulation is stronger. This is due to a normal “sweating in” to the ear clips that results in a better electrical connection. Re-adjust the intensity to a comfortable level.
The L and R LEDs do not blink during the session: The CES system is currently disabled. Try turning on the CES by pressing the CES button. When the Delight Pro is plugged into a 9-volt adapter the CES is completely disabled. Unplug the adapter and run the device from a 9V battery.
No stimulus can be felt, even with the intensity at maximum:
You may need to wet the ear clips slightly to get a better electrical connection. Reduce the intensity, put a small amount of water, saliva, saline or hair/electrode gel on the earlobe and re-attach the ear clip. Try adjusting the intensity level again.
Stimulus is too strong at the lowest setting: You may need to dry the ear clips or adjust them slightly to increase your electrical resistance. Make sure the ear clips are not touching any metal earrings.
SOUND SYNC SESSIONS
The Delight Pro has the ability to use sound to run a special session for relaxation and lucid dreaming effects. To start a sound sync session, connect your audio device (eg CD or MP3 player) to the audio in jack ( ) with the 3.5mm stereo patch cord provided.
Turn on the Delight Pro, but do not select a session. Start the playback on the audio device. After a short period (about 10 seconds) the Delight Pro will detect the audio and enter sound sync mode. The graph will activate to indicate there is audio present and the session group icons will flicker, with the selected icon lit solid.
Press and release the power button ( ) to cycle between group icons. Press the tone button ( ) to start the selected session.
A sound sync session will last for as long as audio is playing. Once the audio ends,
the session will Soft Off™. If audio is detected again during the Soft Off™, the lights will fade back up and the session will continue.
Session Target Frequencies
Left Stim 9.5Hz, Right Stim 10.5Hz
Left Stim 14Hz, Right Stim 20Hz
Left Stim 7.8Hz, Right Stim 8.2Hz
Left Stim 10Hz, Right Stim 20Hz
TONES AND HEARTBEAT
Tones and heartbeat may be turned on during any sound sync session. To turn on tones, press and release the tone button ( ). The tones will cycle through the available tone options (see page 3). To turn on the heartbeat, press and hold the tone button ( ). Press and hold the Tone button ( ) again to turn the heartbeat off.
The User Designed session group ( ) has been left blank for storing additional, or user created sessions. This provides space for five (5) standard sessions and one (1) sound sync session. Sessions are created using the DAVID Session Editor (sold separately). Additionally, any session in the Delight Pro may be overwritten allowing the device to be customized with sessions to best suit your application.
Once the desired session(s) is created, it must be saved with the appropriate Session ID to be stored in the Delight Pro. The DAVID Session Editor v2.0 makes this easy. If you have an older version of the session editor, please contact Mind Alive Inc. to get the latest version.
USER DESIGNED SOUND SYNC SESSIONS
Sound sync sessions have special design restrictions. When played, they have no specified length, and a single target frequency per visual field. To create a sound sync session in the DAVID Session Editor, start with a new session and select sound sync from the session type list. The left and right frequencies will be the target frequency around which the session will randomize.
Sound sync sessions may not be stored in a standard slot, nor may a standard session be stored in a sound sync slot. The Delight Pro will display an error if the session type downloaded is incorrect.
Please refer to the help files
included in the tutorial on the
DAVID Session Editor on
creating sessions and
instructions for downloading
them into your Delight Pro.
Find a comfortable spot
Sessions are an average of 30 minutes. Find a place where you won’t be disturbed. Dark, quiet places are better.
Drink a glass of water at least 15 minutes before your session. Staying hydrated will help to prevent headaches or feeling groggy.
Insert the 9V battery according to the diagram inside the battery compartment. Or connect the 9V adapter to the jack
Plug in the eyeset
One end of the eyeset cable connects to the jack on the left side of the glasses, the other to the jack on the unit.
Plug in the headphones
Connect the headphone plug to the jack on the unit. Please ensure that you have the side marked “L” on your left ear and the side marked “R” on your right ear.
Turn on the Delight Pro
Push and hold until the power light comes on.
Select a session
Tap to select a session group (the lit icon). Tap the VOL or INT or to highlight a session number. Press to start the session. See the list of sessions for details (page 13).
Relax and enjoy
The session will begin in 5 seconds. Put on the headphones and eyeset. Close your eyes and relax.
Add CES to any session. CES can follow along with the AVE stimulus or run at 100Hz for relaxation. See page 7 for instructions on setting up CES.
Turn the Delight Pro on/off
Initiate manual Soft Off™
Start Session/Tone and Heartbeat Control Starts the currently selected session Cycle through the available tones Turn the heartbeat on/off
Increase or decrease the loudness of the tones and heartbeat
Increase or decrease the brightness of the eyeset lights
Start the CES stimulation
Increase or decrease the voltage of the CES pulses Select 100Hz or AVE follow modes (see page 6)
9-Volt DC Power Adapter
Audio Input (3.5mm, stereo)
Tru-Vu Omniscreen Eyeset
Icon Session Group (see page 13 for descriptions)
DO NOT use CES if you have a heart pacer. The electrical signals may cause the pacer to malfunction, leading to serious injury or death.
Sessions to wake you up and stimulate you
|Used to achieve relaxed attention.|
|2||Beta 1 – Sharpen the Mind||20 min||19-21Hz|
|A great way to get going in the morning without caffeine. This session|
|helps reduce ADD and SAD symptoms. May cause anxiety.|
|3||Beta 2 – Sharpen the Mind||20 min||20-23Hz|
|Like Beta 1, but with a higher target frequency range. May give a more|
|energizing or intense feeling.|
|4||Mental Flexibility||22 min||Variable|
|To “loosen up” a stuck mind. Can also be used for fibromyalgia.|
|5||Roller Coaster||7 min||Variable|
|This action-packed session is very engaging. Some with ADD can benefit.|
|Sessions to relax and calm you|
|1||“Wise Guy” Alpha||30 min||10.6Hz|
|It has been shown that people with fast running alpha waves have higher|
|than average IQs.|
|2||Coffee Break Alpha||15 min||10Hz|
|Great for a little rest during your coffee or lunch break.|
|3||Alpha Relaxer||30 min||10Hz|
|Healthy alpha is 10 Hz. Most disorders have alpha slowing. This session|
|reestablishes the natural alpha rhythm. Good for beginners.|
|4||Schumann Resonance||22 min||7.8Hz|
|For a quick, thorough afternoon meditation. Calms “hyper/chattery”|
|minds. For those on the go.|
|Use for creative visualization. May also be used for sleep.|
Sessions to help you focus and concentrate
|1||SMR for Reading||20 min||13.5-15Hz|
|Use with a set of Tru-Vu Omniscreen Viewhole eyesets (sold separately) to|
|improve attention and alertness while reading.|
|2||SMR/Beta||24 min||L 13.5Hz|
|A gentle and entraining session that helps to focus mental|
|functioning and memory.|
|Brain Booster||30 min||L 14-10Hz|
|3||Use to improve mental functioning and memory. Based on||R 19-10Hz|
|Budzynski’s study. Similar to ADD and Learning, but with|
|gentler transitions. Useful for seniors and those with ADD.|
|ADD and Learning||26 min||L 14-10Hz|
|4||This session has rapid transitions for mental stimulation to|
|help keep the user “engaged” in the session. Used in the ADD|
|study published in the Journal of Neurotherapy.|
|Skill & Sports Development||24 min||7.8-18Hz|
- Use this session to develop any skill or improve performance. Visualize feeling your best during the first half (alpha). Then visualize your perfect performance during the second half (beta) of the session.
Sessions to help you relax and fall asleep
|Schumann for Sleep||40 min||7.8Hz|
- For effective deep meditation and to improve the onset of sleep. Calms “hyper/chattery” minds. Ideal for those with insomnia who have a busy mind and tense body.
|2||Meditate to Sleep||45 min||8-3Hz|
|Meditate, visualize and think soothing thoughts during the first half (8Hz);|
|fall asleep during the second half (3Hz).|
|3||Alpha/Theta for Sleep||36 min||L 10Hz|
|This session can really help to break up distressing thoughts||R 6Hz|
|that are interfering with sleep.|
|4||SMR for Sleep||40 min||14Hz|
|Use to improve sleep for those who have insomnia due to a “racing” mind|
|but relaxed body.|
|To aid with falling asleep. Best for those with fibromyalgia.|
Sessions to help your mood and reduce stress
|1||Mood Booster 1||30 min||L 10Hz|
|Settles down negative emotions from the right brain while||R 18Hz|
|stimulating the left brain to rebalance alpha asymmetry.|
|2||Mood Booster 2||42 min||L 10Hz|
|This session has an alpha front end to reduce anxiety and|
|Mildly dissociating. Calms the hypothalamus. Beneficial for some with|
|fibromyalgia and hypertension.|
|4||Extended Deep Alpha Relaxer||80 min||8.4Hz|
|Stay relaxed for your dental, massage, physiotherapy, chiropractic and|
|A gentle slide down to Theta. Extroverts with low anxiety produce high|
|levels of this frequency.|
These sessions have been left blank to store your own custom sessions (using the DAVID Session Editor, sold separately). See page 9 for details.
|Gamma||30 min SMR/Gamma|
- Heart Rate Variability (HRV)
|Gamma||30 min||38 – 42 Hz|
- Heart Rate Variability (HRV)
|Gamma||40 min||40 Hz|
- Heart Rate Variability (HRV)
AUDIO-VISUAL ENTRAINMENT (AVE)
If you are an epileptic, photic epileptic or have any history of seizures: We recommend that all persons who have a history of epilepsy, photic epilepsy or have ever had a seizure of any kind not use the DAVID Delight Pro unless under the supervision of a health care professional who is qualified in the safe detection of seizures.
If you have had a brain injury or suffer from any mental disorder or psychiatric illness: We recommend that people who have had a brain injury or have a history of psychiatric illness or mental disorders not use the DAVID Delight Pro unless under the supervision of a qualified health care professional.
If you are taking drugs or using alcohol: We recommend that people currently using drugs and/or excessive alcohol consumption not use the DAVID Delight Pro unless under the supervision of a qualified health care professional.
If you are a first-time Delight Pro user: We advise that you always remain seated or reclined while using the DAVID Delight Pro. We also suggest that new users begin sessions with low brightness in the eyesets. If at any time during a session, you begin to feel vertigo, nausea, euphoria, “deja-vu”, or a sense of mental instability, lower the intensity of the eyesets and lower the volume of the tones or discontinue the session.
IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE HEALTH CARE PROVIDER TO COMPLETE A PROPER INTAKE, ADDRESSING THE CONCERNS MENTIONED ABOVE. MIND ALIVE INC., ITS EMPLOYEES, SUPPLIERS AND DISTRIBUTORS ARE EXEMPT FROM ANY LIABILITY IN DAMAGES RESULTING FROM A SEIZURE OR PSYCHIATRIC CONDITION THAT MAY OCCUR FROM USING THIS DEVICE.
CRANIO-ELECTRO STIMULATION (CES)
- Do not use if you have a heart pacer. The electrical signals may cause the pacer to malfunction, leading to serious injury or death.
- Do not use on anyone with epilepsy, brain tumor or who has had a recent stroke.
- Do not use while driving or operating hazardous machinery.
- Do not place electrodes over skin lesions, new scars, cuts, eruptions, or sunburn.
Setting the intensity too high may result in a mild irritation or blistering of the skin. Set the intensity to a lower level so that the stimulus is only mildly noticeable. A double blind study showed that CES works at sub-threshold (below feeling) level.
Traumatic Childhood Experiences – The DAVID Delight Pro can cause the release of suppressed memories. If traumatic memories surface during or after a session, be certain to seek appropriate support.
Somnatic Shock – If abruptly returning to a normal conscious state, a mild case of somnatic shock can result, leaving the user feeling disoriented, nauseous, or experiencing a headache. All preset sessions in the DAVID Delight Pro are programmed to end with the lights fading out (Soft Off™) to avoid somnatic shock.
Orthostatic Hypotension – Occasionally when a person becomes very relaxed during a session, his/her blood pressure may fall significantly. We advise rising slowly after a session.
The DAVID Delight Pro is warranted against defects in workmanship or materials for one year from date of original purchase, on the terms stated herein. Should this unit become inoperative within the one-year period, it will be repaired or replaced at our option, without charge. Any postage, insurance and shipping costs incurred in returning the DAVID Delight Pro for service are the responsibility of the customer.
This warranty does NOT cover:
- shipping damage
- damage caused by accidents or by other than normal use
- improper battery installation
- physical damage to cords for headphones and Omniscreen™ eyeset
- damage caused by exposure to excessive static electricity
- damage caused by any unauthorized person tampering with the DAVID Delight Pro.
RETURNING FOR REPAIRS
Should your DAVID Delight Pro require repairs, please contact us via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone to obtain a warranty/repair authorization number and important shipping instructions.
When returning your device for repair, be sure to surround the DAVID Delight Pro with at least one inch of tight packing on all sides in a strong carton. Neither Mind Alive Inc., nor courier companies will pay for damage incurred by poorly packaged goods. Label the carton “FRAGILE, HANDLE WITH CARE.” Include a copy of your sales receipt, a brief written description of the problem and a daytime contact number. All postage, insurance and shipping costs incurred in returning the DAVID Delight Pro for service are the responsibility of the customer.
FOR UNITED STATES AND INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS
Failure to receive proper instructions about completing customs and shipping documents may result in additional brokerage and duties charges to the customer. Some courier companies do not include brokerage fees in their quoted charges. The customer is responsible for any and all charges. Equipment will not be returned to the customer until these charges have been paid. Indicate on ALL shipping documents “RETURN TO COUNTRY OF ORIGIN FOR REPAIRS UNDER WARRANTY”.
CARE AND MAINTENANCE
Use a soft, slightly moistened cloth (use water or mild detergent) to clean the DAVID Delight Pro. Do not clean with any solvents. Do not subject the DAVID Delight Pro to static electricity. Do not place the DAVID Delight Pro near heat sources such as radiators, air ducts, or in direct sunlight. Should any liquid enter the DAVID Delight Pro, turn it off immediately. If liquid does enter the electronics, we advise that the DAVID Delight Pro be checked by authorized personnel before commencing operation.
DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
Mind Alive Inc., its employees, its authorized dealers and distributors shall not be held liable for any claim, demand, action, cause of action, liability or damages arising out of any injuries resulting from malfunction or defect of the DAVID Delight Pro whether willful or negligent either to person or damage to property of the purchaser, employees of the purchaser, persons designated by the purchaser for training in the use of the DAVID Delight Pro, clients or patients of the purchaser, any other person, designated by the purchaser for any purpose, prior to or subsequent to acceptance, delivery, installation and use of the DAVID Delight Pro either at the premises of Mind Alive Inc., or the premises of its dealers or distributors or the purchaser’s premises.
The purchaser, employees of the purchaser, clients or patients of the purchaser or any other person designated by the purchaser for any purpose, hereby undertake to waive and disclaim any action in respect of the aforesaid terms as above.
|Graph blinks a single bar,||Replace the battery or use a 9-volt DC power|
|then the Delight Pro||adapter|
|Delight Pro does not turn||Replace the battery or use a 9-volt DC power|
|Lights in eyeset are||Ensure the eyeset cable is fully plugged into|
|active on the left side||the glasses and thejack|
|Tones and/or heartbeat||Ensure the headphone is fully plugged into the|
|sounds are audible on||jack|
|the left side only|
|No sound from external||Ensure the 3.5mm patch cord is fully plugged|
|audio device||into the headphone output of the audio device|
|and the||jack of the Delight Pro|
|Check the volume level of the audio device|
|Delight Pro will not enter||Ensure the 3.5mm patch cord is fully plugged|
|Sound Sync mode||into the headphone output of the audio device|
|and the||jack of the Delight Pro|
|Check that the audio device is playing and|
|adjust the volume level (audio should be|
|present in the headphones plugged into the|
|Download is not||Ensure the 3.5mm patch cord is fully plugged|
|recognized||into the download source and the jack of the|
|Adjust the source volume to a moderate|
|listening level (audio should be present in the|
|headphones plugged into the Delight Pro).|
|Session starts with no||Adjust the intensity and/or volume level|
|lights and/or sounds||Re-save preferences (see page 3)|
Budzynski, T. & Budzynski, H. (2001) Brain brightening – preliminary report. In house manuscript, Mind Alive Inc.
Fox, P. and Raichle, M. (1985) Stimulus rate determines regional blood flow in striate cortex. Annuls of Neurology, 17(3), 303-305.
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