BTC-1 Spread Spectrum Connection Kit User Manual BT_ug_171C Socket Mobile, Inc.
Socket Mobile, Inc. Spread Spectrum Connection Kit
Bluetooth™ Connection Kit Featuring the Socket Bluetooth Card™ and Windows CE software for adding Bluetooth wireless connectivity to the following mobile computers: • • • • Pocket PCs Pocket PC 2002s Handheld PC 2000s Handheld PC Pros User’s Guide How this Manual is Organized This manual is designed to help you install and use the Socket Bluetooth Connection Kit. Chapter 1, Introduction, describes key features of the Bluetooth Connection Kit and identifies package contents. Chapter 2, Basic Setup, explains the minimum steps you need to complete to install and use the Bluetooth Card. Chapter 3, Advanced Features, shows additional steps you may choose to perform while installing and/or operating the Bluetooth Card. These optional steps include: setting up your Bluetooth Card, viewing device properties, setting up your favorite device, using the Bluetooth Device Discovery Wizard, using the Bluetooth Device Bonding Wizard, changing views, and deleting an item from the Bluetooth Devices manager. Chapter 4, The Socket Dialer, explains how to install the Socket Dialer, assign a dialing prefix, and use the program to dial a number directly from your Contacts folder. Chapter 5, Printing, explains how to print using the PrintPocketCE program included on the Bluetooth Connection Kit Installation CD. Appendix A, Specifications, provides technical specifications for the Bluetooth Card. Appendix B, Safety and Usage Tips, lists guidelines you should follow to use the Bluetooth Card safely and efficiently, including information about product care, antenna care, use while driving or in an aircraft, and radio frequency exposure. Appendix C, Troubleshooting, gives advice for fixing the most common problems you may encounter using the Bluetooth Card. Appendix D, Technical Support, explains Socket’s technical support policy for the Bluetooth Card. Table of Contents CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION Overview Contents of the Connection Kit Installation Steps Summary CHAPTER 2 BASIC SETUP STEP 1: Install the Software STEP 2: Insert the Card STEP 3: Get Connected! STEP 4: Dial-up Networking 10 11 15 CHAPTER 3 ADVANCED FEATURES Turn Radio Transmitter ON/OFF Set up Your Bluetooth Card View Device Properties Set up Your Favorite Device Discover Bluetooth Device(s) Bond with Discovered Device(s) 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 CHAPTER 4 THE SOCKET DIALER 29 Assign a Dialing Prefix Use the Socket Dialer 29 30 CHAPTER 5 PRINTING 32 APPENDIX A SPECIFICATIONS 35 APPENDIX B SAFETY AND USAGE TIPS 36 APPENDIX C TROUBLESHOOTING 38 APPENDIX D TECHNICAL SUPPORT 40 LIMITED WARRANTY 41 LIMITED SOFTWARE WARRANTY 42 COPYRIGHT NOTICE 43 REGULATORY COMPLIANCE 44 TABLE OF CONTENTS | 3 Chapter 1 Introduction Overview The Socket Bluetooth Connection Kit makes it easy to add Bluetooth wireless connectivity to a Windows Powered Pocket PC (including Pocket PC 2002s) or a Windows CE-based HPC 2000 or Handheld PC Pro. It’s perfect for connecting any of these mobile computers wirelessly to your favorite Bluetooth phone or printer. The Bluetooth Card is the only plug-in card to incorporate all Bluetooth components within the CompactFlash Type I form factor. With a CompactFlash-to-PC Card adapter, the Bluetooth Card also works in a PC Card (PCMCIA) slot. You can purchase adapters separately online at: www.esend.com/socket/product.asp?sku=AC4000%2 D978 The Bluetooth Connection Kit includes a Bluetooth Card and Bluetooth software, including drivers, the Get Connected! Wizard, the Bluetooth Devices manager, and the Socket Dialer. For quickly connecting your mobile computer to a Bluetooth phone, use the Get Connected! Wizard. To connect to a non-phone device, use the advanced features found in the Bluetooth Devices manager. After connecting to a Bluetooth phone, you can use the Socket Dialer to directly dial a number from your Contacts list. This User’s Guide explains how to install and use the Bluetooth Card. This guide primarily shows Pocket PC screens. Except where otherwise noted, Pocket PC 2002s, HPC 2000s and Handheld PC Pros will have functionally equivalent screens. To register the Bluetooth Connection Kit, please visit: http://www.socketcom.com/product/prodreg.htm For software updates, please check: www.socketcom.com 4 | CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION Contents of the Connection Kit The Socket Bluetooth Connection Kit includes these items: • A Socket Bluetooth Card (CompactFlash card Type I) • The Socket Bluetooth Connection Kit Installation CD • The Quick Start Guide for Bluetooth Connection Kit • A registration card To register the kit online, visit: www.socketcom.com/product/prodreg.htm CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION | 5 Installation Steps Summary The most basic installation and operation of the Bluetooth Card can be completed in only four steps. There are also several advanced features you can choose to perform, as well as the Socket Dialer program you may want to install and use. BASIC SETUP AND USE STEP 1: Install the software. STEP 2: Insert the Bluetooth Card into your mobile computer. STEP 3: Get Connected! STEP 4: Set up dial-up networking. OPTIONAL: ADVANCED FEATURES • Set up your Bluetooth Card. • Use the Bluetooth Devices manager. - View device properties. - Set up your favorite device. - Discover other Bluetooth device(s). - Bond with another Bluetooth device. - Change views. - Delete a device from your folder. OPTIONAL: SOCKET DIALER • Assign a dialing prefix. • Dial a contact. Note: There are some important safety and usage guidelines you should read before operating the Bluetooth Card. Please refer to Appendix B, “Safety and Usage Tips.” 6 | CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION Chapter 2 Basic Setup This chapter covers the minimum steps you must complete to install and operate the Bluetooth Card. The four steps detailed in this chapter include installing software, inserting the card, getting connected, and setting up dialup networking. STEP 1: Install the Software Follow these steps BEFORE inserting the Bluetooth Card: 1. Make an active partnership between the mobile computer and a host PC. An active partnership exists if data can be moved between the mobile computer and the host PC via a serial/USB/Ethernet cable or cradle. 2. Insert the Socket Bluetooth Card Installation CD into the host PC. 3. Run the SETUP.HTM or SETUP.EXE file on the CD-ROM, depending on what web browser your host PC uses by default. IF YOUR DEFAULT WEB BROWSER IS INTERNET EXPLORER, run the SETUP.HTM file: (a) Click Start | Run on the host PC. Type X:\SETUP.HTM (Replace X with your CD drive letter.) (b) In File Download, select the option that lets you run (or open) the file. IMPORTANT! YOU MUST RUN THE FILE! DO NOT SAVE IT! File Download screen from Internet Explorer 5.5 (c) A Security Warning screen will appear. Click Yes. CHAPTER 2: BASIC SETUP | 7 IF YOUR DEFAULT WEB BROWSER IS NETSCAPE, DO NOT run the SETUP.HTM file on Netscape. Instead, choose either of two options: OPTION ONE: Use Internet Explorer to run the SETUP.HTM file. (a) In the Internet Explorer screen, click File | Open. (b) In the Open screen, type X:\SETUP.HTM (Replace X with your CD drive letter.) Open screen from Internet Explorer 5.5 (c) Proceed with the instructions described on the previous page for Internet Explorer. OPTION TWO: Run the SETUP.EXE file. Click on My Computer or use Windows Explorer to manually browse the CD to the WinCE (or other appropriate directory) and manually launch the SETUP.EXE file found there. Important! Be sure to choose the SETUP.EXE file, NOT the SETUP.HTM file. The two file types have different icons: EXE icon HTM icon for Netscape 4. Follow the instructions on the host PC screen until installation is done. 5. After completing setup, your host PC may display an Application Downloading Complete. Click OK. 6. In the Dialog screen, enter a name for the mobile computer. Tap ok. 8 | CHAPTER 2: BASIC SETUP 7. If desired, install the Socket Dialer. This program lets you dial a number directly from your Contacts list. 8. Disconnect the mobile computer from the host computer. Soft reset the mobile computer. Push the reset button, often on the back of the device. CHAPTER 2: BASIC SETUP | 9 STEP 2: Insert the Card Important! Do NOT insert the card upside down or shove the card in too hard. Damage may occur! Insert the card into your mobile computer’s slot. If using a PC Card slot, first insert the Bluetooth Card into a CompactFlash-to-PC Card adapter (available separately). Make sure the blue label is on top. Insert the card directly into a CompactFlash I/O slot… …or plug the card into an adapter for use in a PC Card slot. When properly inserted, the card unit will be fully contained within the slot. After the mobile computer recognizes the card, the following will occur: • You will get a message warning against using Bluetooth on airplanes. Tap OK. • The Bluetooth icon will appear in the task tray (visible in the Today screen for Pocket PCs and Pocket PC 2002s). 10 | CHAPTER 2: BASIC SETUP STEP 3: Get Connected! The Get Connected! Wizard guides you through a one-time setup process that prepares the mobile computer and phone for Bluetooth connections. The wizard varies depending on what phone you want to connect to. Ericsson, Nokia, Sony Phones (in the Today screen for Pocket 1. Tap on the Bluetooth task tray icon PCs and Pocket PC 2002s). In the pop-up menu, tap Get Connected! 2. Follow the Bluetooth “Get Connected!” Wizard. Note: For HPCs, adjust the taskbar to reveal the entire wizard screen. Go to Start | Settings | Taskbar. Select Auto hide. Tap OK. 3. In the welcome screen, use the drop-down list to select the type of phone you are using. The wizard will provide tailored instructions based on your selection. Note: This example is for a Nokia phone. Your phone may differ. 4. As prompted, find out what kind of passkey system your phone uses. Important! If your phone has a pre-assigned passkey, have it ready. (e.g., The passkey of a Nokia phone is on a label in the box and/or on the battery.) CHAPTER 2: BASIC SETUP | 11 5. When the search is complete, a list of the discovered Bluetooth phones will appear. Choose the phone you wish to connect to, and tap Select. A service discovery phase will begin, about 5-10 seconds. 6. As prompted in the next screen, set your phone to “Bondable” or “Pairable” mode. For instructions, refer to your phone manual. Have your passkey ready, then tap Next>. 7. In the next screen, enter the passkey. Tap Reply. Note: Exchanging passkeys allows the phone and mobile computer to set up an encrypted data link for secure communications. 8. Enter the same passkey into the mobile phone. The mobile phone may then either automatically accept the passkey or ask for you to enter one. 9. Tap Finish. After successfully connecting, the phone will appear in the Bluetooth Devices folder. You will not need to run the Get Connected! Wizard again unless you plan to switch between different phones. 12 | CHAPTER 2: BASIC SETUP Motorola Timeport 270C (visible from the Today screen 1. Tap on the Bluetooth task tray icon for Pocket PCs and Pocket PC 2002s). In the pop-up menu, select Get Connected! 2. Follow the Bluetooth “Get Connected!” Wizard. Note: For HPCs, adjust the taskbar to reveal the entire wizard screen. Go to Start | Settings | Taskbar. Select Auto hide. Tap OK. 3. In the welcome screen, use the drop-down list to select the Motorola Timeport 270C. The wizard will provide tailored instructions for this phone. 4. As directed in the next two screens, assign the phone a unique name and set the phone in Discoverable mode. Then tap Next>. 5. The mobile computer will begin to search for the phone. When the search is over, a list of the discovered Bluetooth phones will appear. Choose the phone you wish to connect to, and tap Select. A service discovery phase will begin, about 5-10 seconds. CHAPTER 2: BASIC SETUP | 13 6. The next two screens describe procedures you can only complete outside of the wizard. Read through each screen but do not complete the described procedures until you exit the wizard. Directions for these procedures are provided in STEP 4: Dial-up Networking, starting on the next page. The two procedures are: Bonding with your phone — This must be completed in order to complete the Bluetooth connection and involves dial-up networking. Automatic Connections — This procedure is optional but will make future Bluetooth connections more convenient. 7. Continue to the last screen of the wizard and tap Finish. Now proceed to STEP 4 to complete the bonding process and, if desired, set up automatic connections. 14 | CHAPTER 2: BASIC SETUP STEP 4: Dial-up Networking Before setting up dial-up networking, prepare yourself with dial-up information and other necessary settings for your office network or ISP. Pocket PCs and Pocket PC 2002s 1. Pocket PC — Go to Start | Settings | Connections | Modems. In the next screen, tap New Connection… Pocket PC 2002 — Go to Start | Settings | Connections. Tap on the Connections icon. In the top field, select Internet Settings. Tap Modify… In the next screen, tap New… 2. In the next screen(s), enter a name for the dial-up connection and select Bluetooth Phone for the modem. Tap Advanced… Note: Remember what you name the connection. You will need it when you start the connection. 3. The Port Settings screen will appear. For Flow Control, select None. If needed, tap on the TCP/IP and/or Name Servers screens to enter any necessary settings for your office network or ISP. Tap OK. 4. Tap Next. 5. In the Phone number field, enter the dial-up number. Tap Next. 6. Uncheck Wait for dial tone before dialing. Tap Finish. CHAPTER 2: BASIC SETUP | 15 7. Now you are ready to start the connection. Pocket PC — Go to Start | Programs | Connections. Tap on the Bluetooth connection you just set up. Make sure the correct dialing information is entered, then tap Connect. Pocket PC 2002 — When you return to the Connections screen, under Internet Settings, tap Connect. In the next screen, make sure the correct dialing information is entered. Tap OK. 8. FOR MOTOROLA TIMEPORT 270C ONLY: After you tap Connect for the first time, the phone will display a message asking if you want to bond. Enter YES. Make up a 4-8 digit passkey, enter it on the phone, then enter it on the mobile computer. After successfully bonding, you can set up the phone for automatic connections. Automatic Connections for Motorola: • • • • • • • • On the phone, press MENU. Scroll to Settings, then press SELECT. Scroll to Connection, then press ON. On Bluetooth Link, press SELECT. Scroll to Devices, then press SELECT. Choose your mobile computer, then press EDIT. Scroll to Access:Ask, then press CHANGE. Scroll to Automatic, then press SELECT. Press DONE. 9. To use a different Bluetooth phone for dial-up networking, you can use the same connection setup, but you must make the new phone your favorite. Just run the Get Connected! Wizard again, select the new phone, and make it your new Favorite when prompted. Or you can use the Bluetooth Devices folder to change your favorite phone (see page 23). 16 | CHAPTER 2: BASIC SETUP Handheld PCs 1. Go to Start | Programs | Communication | Remote Networking | Make New Connection. 2. In the next screen, enter a name for the Bluetooth connection. Select Dial-Up Connection. Tap Next>. 2. Select Bluetooth Phone for the modem. Tap Configure… 3. The Port Settings screen will appear. For Flow Control, select None. Enter any necessary settings for your office network or ISP. CHAPTER 2: BASIC SETUP | 17 5. Tap on the Call Options tab. Uncheck Wait for dial tone before dialing. Tap OK. 6. If needed, tap on TCP/IP to enter any special network settings for your office network or ISP. Tap OK. 7. Tap Next>. 8. Enter the dial-up number for your office network or ISP. Tap Finish. 9. Now you are ready to start the connection. Go to Start | Control Panel | Remote Networking. Tap on the Bluetooth connection you just set up. Make sure the correct dialing information is entered, then tap Connect. 8. FOR MOTOROLA TIMEPORT 270C ONLY: After you tap Connect for the first time, the phone will display a message asking if you want to bond. Enter YES. Make up a 4-8 digit passkey, enter it on the phone, then enter it on the mobile computer. After successfully bonding, you can set up the phone for automatic connections. Automatic Connections for Motorola: • • • • • • • • On the phone, press MENU. Scroll to Settings, then press SELECT. Scroll to Connection, then press ON. On Bluetooth Link, press SELECT. Scroll to Devices, then press SELECT. Choose your mobile computer, then press EDIT. Scroll to Access:Ask, then press CHANGE. Scroll to Automatic, then press SELECT. Press DONE. 9. To use a different Bluetooth phone for dial-up networking, you can use the same connection setup, but you must make the new phone your favorite. Just run the Get Connected! Wizard again, select the new phone, and make it your new Favorite when prompted. Or you can use the Bluetooth Devices folder to change your favorite phone (see page 23). 18 | CHAPTER 2: BASIC SETUP Chapter 3 Advanced Features This chapter explains optional steps you may choose to perform while installing and/or using the Bluetooth Card. The steps covered in this chapter include: • Turning the radio transmitter on/off • Setting up your Bluetooth Card • Viewing device properties • Setting up a Favorite Device • Using the Bluetooth Device Discovery Wizard • Using the Bluetooth Device Bonding Wizard • Changing views • Deleting an item from the Bluetooth Devices folder CHAPTER 3: ADVANCED FEATURES | 19 Turn Radio Transmitter ON/OFF You may want to turn off the radio transmitter to save power or if you are entering an area with radio restrictions. should 1. After you insert the Bluetooth Card, the Bluetooth icon appear in the task tray (visible from the Today screen for Pocket PCs and Pocket PC 2002s). Tap on the icon. 2. In the pop-up menu, select Turn Transmitter OFF. 3. The Bluetooth Card radio transmitter will shut off. The Bluetooth icon in the task tray will become gray, as will relevant menu options (e.g., Get Connected!). 4. To turn the radio transmitter back on, in the pop-up-menu, select Turn Transmitter ON. 20 | CHAPTER 3: ADVANCED FEATURES Set up Your Bluetooth Card Note: If you use the Get Connected! Wizard, which is recommended for normal usage, then this step is not necessary. This step would be used to change the friendly name of your mobile computer. 1. After you insert the Bluetooth Card, the Bluetooth icon should appear in the task tray (visible from the Today screen for Pocket PCs and Pocket PC 2002s). Tap on the icon. 2. In the pop-up menu, select Advanced Features, then My Bluetooth Device. 3. In the My Bluetooth Device screen, enter a Friendly Name and make any desired configuration changes. When done, tap OK. Note: • In normal phone connect operation, Discoverable mode is not needed and should be disabled. • If you do enable Discoverable mode, note that it does not shut off by itself. To save power, remember to disable it when not needed. • Connectable, Bondable, Use Authentication, and Use Encryption are also not required for printing or dial-up networking applications. CHAPTER 3: ADVANCED FEATURES | 21 View Device Properties Follow these steps to view the properties of an already discovered device. 1. If not open, launch the Bluetooth Devices folder. Tap on the Bluetooth icon (in the Today screen for Pocket PCs and Pocket PC 2002s). Select Advanced Features then Bluetooth Devices. For HPCs, you can also tap on the Bluetooth Devices folder directly on the desktop. 2. Select a device. Tap on the Properties icon select Properties. , or tap on Device then Pocket PCs and Pocket PC 2002s — Alternatively, you can tap and hold your stylus on the Bluetooth device you want to view information about. In the pop-up menu, select Properties. 3. Use the General and Services screens to configure and/or research device properties. If needed, assign a new device type icon by tapping on the arrow buttons in the General screen. You can also use the Device name field to rename the device. When done, tap ok. 22 | CHAPTER 3: ADVANCED FEATURES Set up Your Favorite Device Follow these steps to set up a default device in the Bluetooth Devices folder. This is needed only if you want to set up a non-phone device as a favorite. Note: If the folder has only one device, it will automatically be the favorite. 1. Tap on Tools and select My Favorites. In the My Favorite screen, use the drop-down menu to select a default device. Pocket PCs and Pocket PC 2002s — Alternatively, in the Bluetooth Devices folder, you can tap and hold your stylus on the device you wish to set as your favorite. In the pop-up menu, select Set as Favorite. 2. After setting a device as your favorite, its icon will appear in the Bluetooth Devices folder with a heart next to it. Note: The “favorite” device will be associated with the Bluetooth virtual COM port with the friendly name “Bluetooth Phone.” This would be used in the “Dial-up Networking” setup selection. What if I can’t connect to a device in the Bluetooth Devices folder, or I can’t select it as my favorite? You can connect to a device only if its services have been successfully discovered. Follow these steps to perform a service discovery: With the device selected in the folder, tap on Properties the Services tab. Tap the Update button. , then select Please report any devices that you have problems discovering services for. Email email@example.com CHAPTER 3: ADVANCED FEATURES | 23 Discover Bluetooth Device(s) Follow these steps to discover other Bluetooth devices nearby, including non-phone devices. This is a more detailed alternative to using the Bluetooth “Get Connected!” Wizard, and it will allow you to discover both phone and non-phone devices. 1. If not open, launch the Bluetooth Devices folder: Tap on the Bluetooth icon (in the Today screen for Pocket PCs and Pocket PC 2002s). Select Advanced Features then Bluetooth Devices. HPCs — You can also tap on Bluetooth Devices on the desktop. 2. In the Bluetooth Devices Folder, tap on the Device Discovery icon Or you can tap on Tools. In the pop-up menu, select Device Discovery. 3. Follow the Bluetooth Device Discovery Wizard to search for Bluetooth devices nearby. When prompted, select the device type you seek. 4. When the search is complete, a screen will report the discovered Bluetooth devices. Check the box next to any device you wish to save information about, (i.e., any devices you wish to connect to). Tap Next>. 5. 6. A service discovery phase will begin, 5-10 seconds per chosen device. In the next screen, tap Finish. 24 | CHAPTER 3: ADVANCED FEATURES Bond with Discovered Device(s) Follow these steps to bond with an already discovered Bluetooth device. In most cases, bonding is for establishing secure communications with a Bluetooth-enabled phone. This is a more detailed alternative to using the Bluetooth “Get Connected! Wizard.” Important! • Do not attempt bonding with a Motorola Timeport 270C phone! • Do not use this method to bond with a printer! The third-party printing software included on the installation CD also handles bonding. 1. If not open, launch the Bluetooth Devices folder: Tap on the Bluetooth icon (in the Today screen for Pocket PCs and Pocket PC 2002s). Select Advanced Features then Bluetooth Devices. HPCs — You can also tap on Bluetooth Devices on the desktop. 2. Tap and hold your stylus on the Bluetooth device you want to bond with. In the pop-up menu, select Bond. 3. Alternatively, after selecting a device, tap on the Bond icon Or tap on Device, then select Bond. CHAPTER 3: ADVANCED FEATURES | 25 4. The Bluetooth Device Bonding Wizard will launch. Follow the wizard to bond with your selected device. 5. As prompted, make sure the Bluetooth device that you want to bond with is in Bondable mode. 6. If the remote device is set up to accept bonding, a Bluetooth Passkey screen will appear. To continue bonding, enter the correct passkey and tap Reply. 7. When you have successfully bonded with the other device, tap Finish. 26 | CHAPTER 3: ADVANCED FEATURES Change Views You can switch between the Large Icons or Details views for the Bluetooth Devices folder. 1. In Bluetooth Devices, tap on View. 2. In the pop-up menu, choose between Large Icons or Details. Large Icons view Details view CHAPTER 3: ADVANCED FEATURES | 27 Delete a Device from the Folder If you no longer plan to connect with it, you can delete a device from the Bluetooth Devices folder. 1. If not open, launch the Bluetooth Devices folder. 2. Tap and hold your stylus on the device you wish to delete. In the pop-up menu, select Delete. 3. Alternatively, after selecting a device, tap on the Delete icon Or tap on Device then select Delete. 4. A Confirm screen will appear. Tap Yes. 28 | CHAPTER 3: ADVANCED FEATURES Chapter 4 The Socket Dialer This chapter explains how to assign a dialing prefix and use the Bluetooth Installer to dial a number directly from your Contacts list. If you have not done so already, be sure to run the Dialer Installer from the Socket Bluetooth Card Installation CD. While installing the program, you can also assign the dialing prefix. Assign a Dialing Prefix If you have not already assigned a dialing prefix during the install process, you can do so by following these steps: 1. Pocket PC or Pocket PC 2002 — Go to Start | Settings | System. Tap on Socket Dialer. HPC — Go to Start | Settings | Control Panel. Tap on Socket Dialer. 2. Select the appropriate Dialing Prefix, then tap ok. APPENDIX A: SPECIFICATIONS | 29 Use the Socket Dialer 1. To use the dialer, the mobile computer must already be connected to the Bluetooth phone. You can use the Get Connected! Wizard to do this. 2. Pocket PC or Pocket PC 2002 — Go to Start | Contacts. HPC — Click on the Contacts icon from the desktop. 3. Tap and hold your stylus on the contact you wish to dial to. In the popup menu, select Dial Contact. Alternatively, you can tap on Tools and select Dial Contact. 4. If you have multiple phone numbers for a contact, a screen will appear listing them, including any dialing prefix you may have assigned. Select the phone number you wish to dial. 30 | APPENDIX A SPECIFICATIONS 5. Your mobile computer will connect to your phone and begin dialing. Note: The Socket Dialer can dial a phone number containing any of the 17 following non-numeric characters: # + . @ - space A B C D T P W Additionally, the following string can be included in a phone number: (‘,’) The Socket Dialer can not dial a phone number containing non-numeric characters other than those listed above. Socket recommends that you follow the standard Microsoft Outlook format for phone numbers. APPENDIX A: SPECIFICATIONS | 31 Chapter 5 Printing This chapter explains how to print from a Bluetooth-enabled printer using the PrintPocketCE program included in on the Socket Bluetooth Card Installation CD. This program only works with Pocket PCs and Pocket PC 2002s. The Socket Bluetooth Connection Kit includes a 30-day trial version of PrintPocketCE. For a full version, please visit: www.fieldsoftware.com If you have not done so already, be sure to install the PrintPocketCE program. To find the install for this program on the installation CD, go to the Third Party folder, then the Field Software folder. 1. To print a file to a Bluetooth-enabled printer, you must first be connected to that printer. You can use the Get Connected! Wizard to do this. 2. Go to Start | Programs | PrintPocketCE. 3. In the welcome screen, tap OK. 32 | APPENDIX A SPECIFICATIONS 4. In the main screen, tap on the file you wish to print. To locate your file, you can tap on the white paper icon at the bottom of the screen to view a list of Pocket Word docs, TXT, or RTF files. Tap on the yellow envelope icon to view email messages. Use the folders drop-down menu to switch between folders. 5. In the next screen, make sure the correct printer is chosen. For Port, choose Bluetooth: Socket CF Card. Make any other necessary printer settings. APPENDIX A: SPECIFICATIONS | 33 If needed, tap on More Settings to adjust margins, form feed, and other settings. Tap OK to return to the main printing screen. When done adjusting the settings, tap Start Printing. 6. The mobile computer will search for a Bluetooth printer. After the search, the Bluetooth Devices folder will appear. Select the Bluetooth printer, then tap Select . If the mobile computer fails to detect the Bluetooth printer, make sure the printer is on, discoverable, and in range. Tap Find to repeat the search. 7. The document will begin printing. 8. To exit the program, tap Doc Options. In the pop-up menu, tap Exit. 34 | APPENDIX A SPECIFICATIONS Appendix A Specifications Physical Characteristics: CF I/O Card Size: 1.43 x 1.69 x 0.13 in (36.4 x 42.8 x 3.3 mm) Power Consumption (3.3 V Supply): Idle: 16 mA Typical: 40 mA Maximum: 90 mA Interface Standards: CompactFlash Interface: CompactFlash I/O, Type I With CompactFlash-to-PC Card Adapter: PCMCIA, Type II Serial Communications: TTL Operating System Support: Windows CE v3.0 and v2.11 Software Compatibility: Windows COM port Hardware Compatibility: Standard Card (without PC Card adapter): Handheld PC Pro with Windows CE (v2.11 or greater) Pocket PC, Pocket PC 2002 or HPC 2000 with Windows CE (v3.0 or greater) With CompactFlash-to-PC Card adapter: Handheld PC Pro or HPC 2000 with Windows CE (v2.11 or greater). Software Included: Socket Bluetooth Connection Kit Installation CD Compatible Applications: PrintPocketCE Warranty: CompactFlash Card: Three years Certification: FCC: Part 15, Class B C-TICK s.182 Bluetooth 1.0b with critical errata ETS 300 328 ETS 300 826 APPENDIX A: SPECIFICATIONS | 35 Appendix B Safety and Usage Tips Product Care • Do not expose your product to liquid, moisture or extreme humidity. • Do not expose your product to extreme high or low temperatures. • Do not expose your product to lit candles, cigarettes, or cigars, or to open flames, etc. • Do not drop, throw or try to bend the product, as rough treatment could damage it. • Do not paint your product, as the paint could obstruct parts and prevent normal use. • Do not attempt to disassemble your product: a broken warranty seal will void the warranty. The product does not contain consumer serviceable components. Should your Bluetooth Card need service, please contact Socket technical support at: firstname.lastname@example.org. • Treat your product with care. Keep in a clean and dust-free place. • Changes or modifications of this product, not expressly approved by Socket, may void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Antenna Care Do not place a metallic shield around your Bluetooth Card since it will reduce the radio transmission efficiency. Efficient Use For optimum performance, please make sure that there is no metallic surrounding your Bluetooth Card. Driving RF energy may affect some electronic systems in motor vehicles, such as car stereo, safety equipment, etc. Check with your vehicle manufacturer’s representative to be sure that your Bluetooth Card will not affect the electronic system in your vehicle. Aircraft • Turn off your Bluetooth Card antenna before boarding any aircraft. • To prevent interference with communications systems, you must not use your Bluetooth Card while the plane is in the air. • Do not use it on the ground without permission from the crew. 36 | APPENDIX B: SAFETY AND USAGE TIPS Radio Frequency Exposure Your Bluetooth Card is a radio transmitter and receiver. When in operation, it communicates with a Bluetooth-equipped mobile phone or mobile computer by receiving and transmitting radio frequency (RF) magnetic fields in the frequency range 2400 to 2500 MHz. The output power of the radio transmitter is 0.001 Watt. The Bluetooth Card unit is designed to be in compliance with the RF exposure limits set by national authorities and international health agencies1 when installed or used separately from other antennas or radio transmitters. Examples of RF exposure standards and guidelines: ICNIRP, “Guidelines for limiting exposure to time-varying electric, magnetic, and electromagnetic fields (up to 300 GHz)”, International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP), Health Physics, vol. 74, pp 494-533, April 1998. 99/519/EC, EU Council Recommendation on the limitation of exposure to the general public to electromagnetic fields 0 Hz – 300 GHz, Official Journal of the European Communities, July 12, 1999. ANSI/IEEE C95.1-1992, “Safety levels with respect to human exposure to radio frequency electromagnetic fields, 3 kHz to 300 GHz”, The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., New York, 1991. FCC Report and Order, ET Docket 93-62, FCC 96-326, Federal Communications Commission (FCC), August 1996. Radiocommunications (Electromagnetic Radiation Human Exposure) Standard 1999, Australian Communications Authority (ACA), May 1999. APPENDIX B: SAFETY AND USAGE TIPS | 37 Appendix C Troubleshooting SYMPTOM: • I cannot connect to a device in my folder. POSSIBLE REASONS The services for the devices have not been discovered. SOLUTION In the BT Devices folder, tap on the Properties icon. Tap on the Services tab. In the Services screen, tap on the Update button. SYMPTOM: • When I try to connect to my phone, I get a screen that says Partial Success. POSSIBLE REASONS The phone is not in Bondable mode. The passkey is incorrect. SOLUTION Set your phone to Bondable mode. If needed, consult your phone’s documentation for help. Make sure the same passkey is entered on the phone and your mobile computer. If using a preassigned passkey for the phone, verify that your passkey is accurate. SYMPTOM: • When I insert the Bluetooth Card, I get a message that says Unrecognized Card. POSSIBLE REASONS You did not install the software for the Bluetooth Card yet. SOLUTION Remove the card and install the software. 38 | APPENDIX C: TROUBLESHOOTING SYMPTOM: • My mobile computer cannot find any Bluetooth devices nearby. POSSIBLE REASONS You are too far from other Bluetooth devices. The Bluetooth device(s) nearby are not turned on. The Bluetooth device(s) are not in discoverable mode. SOLUTION Move closer to the other Bluetooth device(s), within a range of 10 meters. Turn on the Bluetooth device(s) you wish to find. Set the Bluetooth device(s) to discoverable mode. If needed, consult the device’s documentation for help. SYMPTOM: • My mobile computer keeps powering down to protect memory contents. POSSIBLE REASONS Your mobile computer’s battery is low. The Bluetooth Card has been in Discoverable mode for a long time. This mode requires a lot of battery power and should be turned off whenever not needed. SOLUTION Recharge the battery. Tap on the Bluetooth icon, then select My Bluetooth Device. Uncheck Discoverable. APPENDIX C:TROUBLESHOOTING | 39 Appendix D Technical Support If you have trouble installing or using the Bluetooth Card, please refer to the “Troubleshooting” section. If problems persist, contact Socket’s technical support department prepared with the following information: • The part number (including revision level) and serial number of your Bluetooth Card. See the diagram below. • The manufacturer, model number, and Windows CE version of your mobile computer • What you did to try to correct the problem To reach Socket’s technical support department: • Visit www.socketcom.com/support/support_mail.htm • Email email@example.com • Phone 510-744-2720 • Fax 510-744-2727 Please refrain from disassembling the CompactFlash card. Disassembly of this device will void the product warranty. 40 | APPENDIX D: TECHNICAL SUPPORT Limited Warranty Socket Communications Incorporated (Socket) warrants this product against defects in material and workmanship, under normal use and service, for the following period from the date of purchase: Plug-in card: Three years Incompatibility is not a defect covered by Socket’s warranty. During the warranty period, Socket will, at its option, repair or replace the defective product at no charge when furnished with proof of retail purchase, provided that you deliver the product to Socket or to an authorized Socket Service Center. The returned product must be accompanied by a return material authorization (RMA) number issued by Socket or by Socket's Authorized Service Center. If you ship the product, you must use the original container or equivalent and you must pay the shipping charges to Socket. Socket will pay shipping charges back to any location in the contiguous United States. This warranty applies only to the original retail purchaser and is not transferable. Socket may, at its option, replace or repair the product with new or reconditioned parts and the returned product becomes Socket's property. Socket warrants the repaired or replaced products to be free from defects in material or workmanship for ninety (90) days after the return shipping date, or for the duration of the original warranty period, whichever is greater. This warranty does not cover the replacement of products damaged by abuse, accident, misuse or misapplication, nor as a result of service or modification other than by Socket. SOCKET IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM BREACH OF ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY, INCLUDING DAMAGE TO PROPERTY AND, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DAMAGES FOR PERSONAL INJURY. THIS WARRANTY IS IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Some states do not allow limitation of implied warranties, or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so that the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. This product may contain fully tested, recycled parts, warranted as if new. For warranty information, phone (510) 744-2700. 41 Limited Software Warranty LIMITED WARRANTY. SOCKET warrants that the original disk or CD ROM is free from defects for 90 days from the date of delivery of the SOFTWARE. CUSTOMER REMEDIES. SOCKET’S entire liability and your exclusive remedy shall be, at SOCKET’S option, either (a) return of the price paid or (b) replacement of the SOFTWARE which does not meet SOCKET’S Limited Warranty and which is returned to SOCKET with a copy of your receipt. Any replacement SOFTWARE will be warranted for the remainder of the original warranty period or 30 days, whichever is longer. THESE REMEDIES ARE NOT AVAILABLE OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. NO OTHER WARRANTIES. SOCKET disclaims all other warranties, either express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to the SOFTWARE and the accompanying written materials. This limited warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may have others which vary from state to state. NO LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. In no event shall SOCKET or its suppliers be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information, or other pecuniary loss) arising out of the use of or inability to use the SOFTWARE, even if SOCKET has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Because some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. EXPORT LAW ASSURANCES. You may not use or otherwise export or reexport the SOFTWARE except as authorized by United States law and laws of the jurisdiction in which the SOFTWARE was obtained. In particular, but without limitation, none of the SOFTWARE may be used or otherwise exported or reexported (a) into (or to a national or resident of) a United States embargoed country or (b) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Table of Denial Orders. By using the SOFTWARE, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list. GOVERNMENT END USERS. If the SOFTWARE is supplied to the U. S. Government, the SOFTWARE is classified as “restricted computer software” as defined in clause 52.227-19 of the FAR. The U. S. Government ‘s rights to the SOFTWARE are as provided in clause 52.227-19 of the FAR. CONTROLLING LAW AND SEVERABILITY. This License shall be governed by the laws of the United States and the State of California. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision, or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, the remainder of this License shall continue in full force and effect. 42 January 2002 Document # 6410-00171 C Copyright Notice Copyright © 2002 Socket Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. Socket, the Socket logo and Battery Friendly are registered trademarks of Socket Communications, Inc. Bluetooth Card is a trademark of Socket Communications, Inc. Bluetooth and the Bluetooth logos are trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc., U.S.A. and licensed to Socket Communications, Inc. All other brand and product names are trademarks of their respective holders. The Bluetooth Card includes technology licensed under United States Patent Nos. 4,543,450, 4,603,320, 4,686,506, and 4,972,470. Reproduction of the contents of this manual without the permission of Socket Communications is expressly prohibited. Please be aware that the products described in this manual may change without notice. This manual has been prepared with the greatest care regarding its contents. However, in the event that it contains omissions, errors or any other misinformation, please contact SOCKET COMMUNICATIONS at: Socket Communications, Inc. 37400 Central Court Newark, CA 94560 Phone: (510) 744-2700 Fax: (510) 744-2727 Other than the above, Socket Communications can assume no responsibility for anything resulting from the application of information contained in this manual. Socket Communications requests that you refrain from any applications of the Socket Bluetooth Card that are not described in this manual. Socket Communications also requests that you refrain from disassembling the Bluetooth Card. Disassembly of this device will void the product warranty. You can track new product releases, software updates and technical bulletins by visiting Socket’s web page at: www.socketcom.com. 43 Regulatory Compliance The Socket Bluetooth Card is designed to be compliant with the rules and regulations in locations where they are sold and will be labeled as required. This product is type approved — users are not required to obtain license or authorization before using. Radio Frequency Interference Requirements This device complies with part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. This equipment is also ETS 300 328, ETS 300 826 and C-TICK compliant. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference, in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at his or her own expense. This equipment generates and radiates radio-frequency energy. To comply with FCC RF exposure compliance requirements, the following antenna installation and device operating configurations must be satisfied: (1) Users are not permitted to make changes or modify the system in any way, and (2) connecting external antennas to the card is prohibited. This device and its antenna must not be co-located or operated with any other antenna or transmitter. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user may try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna of the radio or television. • Increase the distance separating the equipment and the receiver. • Connect the equipment to an outlet on a different branch circuit than that of the receiver. • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. 44 The user may find the following booklet helpful: How to Identify and Resolve Radio-TV Interference Problems. This booklet is available from the U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402. Radio Frequency Interference Requirements – Canada This Class B digital apparatus meets the requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations. Cet appareil numérique de la Classe B respecte toutes les exigencies du Reglement sur le Matériel Brouilleur du Canada. NOTE: To comply with FCC and Industry Canada exposure requirements, this device is approved for operations in a user’s hand when there is a distance of 20 cm or more between the device antenna and the user’s body. CE Marking & European Union Compliance Products intended for sale within the European Union are marked with a CEMark which indicates compliance to applicable Directives and European Normes (EN), as follows. Amendments to these Directives or ENs are included: Normes (EN), as follows: Applicable Directives: • Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive 89/336/EEC • Low Voltage Directive 73/23/EEC Applicable Standards: • EN 55 022 – Limits and Methods of Measurement of Radio Interference Characteristics of Information Technology Equipment. • EN 50 082-1 – Electromagnetic Compatibility – General Immunity Standard, Part 1: Residential, Commercial, Light Industry. • IEC 801.2 – Electromagnetic Compatibility for Industrial Process Measurement and Control Equipment, Part 2: Electrostatic Discharge Requirements. • IEC 801.3 – Electromagnetic Compatibility for Industrial Process Measurement and Control Equipment, Part 3: Radiated Electromagnetc Field Requirements. • IEC 801.4 - Electromagnetic Compatibility for Industrial Process Measurement and Control Equipment, Part 4: Electrical Fast Transients Requirements. • EN 60 950 + Amd 1 + Amd 2 – Safety of Information Technology Equipment Including Business Equipment. 45 Printed in U.S.A.
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