Trouble with your Tribble?

Tribble misbehaving? Try these quick fixes:

Please note: These instructions are currently provided to give customers an idea of how the Tribbles will work. Instructions are subject to change as we work to complete the development/manufacturing process. 

1. Turn it off and back on again. 
2. If you are having connectivity issues, try force quitting the app and reopening it. Make sure that Bluetooth® is enabled on your smart device. 
3. If your Tribble is behaving strangely, its batteries may be low. Try a new set of batteries to see if this resolves the issue. 

User Manual

Space travel can cause bad hair days. Give your Tribble a good fluff upon arrival to get it looking its best.

BATTERIES: Your Tribble requires three (3) AA 1.5v batteries. To add or change the batteries, use a screwdriver to open the battery compartment on the electronics box. Insert the batteries, replace the cover, and put the box back into your Tribble. When batteries get critically low, your Tribble will squeak rapidly 3x to alert you.

POWER ON/OFF: To turn your Tribble on, slide the switch on the electronics box to the ON position. A blue LED will illuminate. To give you time to re-seal the pocket, your Tribble will not respond to movement for the next 5 seconds. To turn your Tribble off, slide the switch to the OFF position.


To change modes without the Section K-7 app, press the mode button on the electronics box. Your Tribble will squeak to indicate which mode it is in now, and the blue LED will flash a mode pattern for 60 seconds. Again, your Tribble give you 5 seconds, to re-seal the pocket before responding to movement.

At Ease - 1 Squeak, Solid Blue LED (No Flashing)
When you turn your Tribble on, it defaults to At Ease mode. It is not searching for Klingons. Your Tribble will trill and vibrate when you move it. It will also trill on its own without being picked up because, well, it's a Tribble. When left alone, your Tribble will continue to trill, but will do so less frequently to avoid irritating its human companion. If an hour passes without movement, your Tribble will enter Sleep Mode. Wake it by picking it up, or changing its mode with the mode button.

On Duty - 2 Sqeaks, Blue LED Flash, Pause, Flash
Your Tribble is seeking Klingon agents. Each time it moves, it will determine if the person who moved it is an ally or a hidden Klingon. It will trill and vibrate softly when it meets a friend, but it will scream and vibrate more violently if it detects a Klingon!

Watchdog - 3 Squeaks, Blue LED Flash Flash, Pause, Flash Flash
If you must leave personal items unattended, set your Tribble on top of the object that you wish to protect. If anyone moves your Tribble to access that object, it will scream and vibrate violently!


Download the free Section K-7 app from the Google Play or App Store.

PAIRING: Your Tribble utilizes Bluetooth® technology to interface with your Personal Access Display Device (your smart device). Make sure that Bluetooth is enabled on your device.

Press and hold the mode button on the electronics box to initiate pairing. The blue LED will flash rapidly to indicate that your Tribble is in pairing mode.

Tap the PAIR TRIBBLE+ button on the Crew page of the Section K-7 app. The app will locate your Tribble and add it to the Crew page.

NAMING: Tap a Tribble on the Crew page to rename it. A keyboard will pop up to allow you to name the new Tribble. Tap DONE when you are finished. Your Tribble will squeak to indicate that it has accepted its new name. 

VOLUME: You can change the volume for your Tribble’s trilling on the Crew page. Slide the speaker icon along the slider bar to set a new volume level.

SHIP ASSIGNMENT: Tap the CHOOSE SHIP button on the Crew page to select a ship or space station for your Tribble’s assignment. That ship or station will appear as the icon for At Ease mode on the Assignments page. 

DELETE A TRIBBLE: If you need to delete a Tribble from your roster, tap the red and white X icon next to that Tribble on the Crew page. A confirmation screen will pop up. Tap DELETE to delete the Tribble, or KEEP if you have changed your mind, or accessed this screen by accident.

COMMUNICATING: On the ASSIGNMENTS page, you can change your Tribble’s mode with the three buttons at the top of the page. Select which Tribble(s) you wish to control from the Mission Roster. A circle to the right of each Tribble will indicate its current mode. A gray circle indicates that the Tribble is unpaired.

ATTACK: Tap the ATTACK button to cause your Tribble to scream at whomever is holding it in any mode.

For further app assistance, click here.

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