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he Replogle Intelliglobe™II is the most advanced electronic globe available with thousands of exciting and thought provoking facts and information. Please find the following Frequently Asked Questions to help you play learn and explore.

How can I update my Intelliglobe™II?

Currently we have no files.

Does Intelliglobe™II meet standard safety requirements?

Yes. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. It also conforms to the Safety requirements of ASTM F963-08.

How can I clean my Intelliglobe™II and pen?

Our earth globes have a special coating designed to protect the earth globe ball and enhance its appearance. Household dust can be removed with a dry cloth, though you may wish occasionally to use a slightly dampened cloth to remove fingerprints or smudges. Do not use industrial or even household cleaners that contain alcohol or any solvent. Minimize exposure to direct sunlight to preserve the rich colors of your globe map.

Handle the pen with care. The pen can be damaged if dropped, or if it comes in contact with liquid. Do not attempt to repair the pen yourself. Disassembling the pen may cause damage to the pen and may void warranty.

Do not get Intelliglobe™II or any of its parts wet, and be sure that your hands and the tip of the Intellipen™II are clean before touching the globe surface; otherwise, the Intellipen™II may fail to read information from the Globe.

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What is that little blue round dial at the North Pole?

It is called a time dial and is used to compare time around the world.

Can I find out more about the raised relief feature available on Intelliglobe™II ball?

Globes with raised relief better emphasize the mountainous areas of the world. They are there so that you can see and feel the mountains although their actual height on the globe does not have any relationship to the true relative heights of the mountain ranges.

How often does Replogle update its globe maps?

Replogle has a policy of updating a map every time it's printed. Although the names or boundaries of countries can change due to wars or other political upheavals, most changes are simple name changes that are relatively easy to make. Our policy is that when the U.S. State Department along with representatives (usually the embassies of the governments involved), recognizes the changes as being a fact, we implement the changes into our system.

Why are world globes tilted?

Many world globes are made to tilt at an angle of 23 degrees to match the actual tilt of the earth. Incidentally, it is this tilting of the earth, relative to the sun as it orbits around it, which causes the seasons to change and give us more daylight hours at certain times of the year.

How do I find a location on a world globe?

Because a world globe is round with no beginning or end, there are two imaginary reference lines from which all distances and locations are determined on a world globe; these are the equator and prime meridian.

Equator on a world globe?

Runs east and west around the exact middle of the world globe.

What is Prime Meridian on a world globe?

Imaginary line running from Pole to Pole and passing through Greenwich, England.

Can I buy additional Intellipen™II for my child?

Yes. Please contact your local retailer listed on our Web site. Go to Where to Buy area on our web site and locate retailer nearest to you. Please call to check their inventory.

How many pieces of information are there for the various multi-touch features?

Multi-touch features have two to six pieces of information. Touch and explore to discover all of them.

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