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Revision History Changes to the original manual are listed below: Change Date 1/2006 8/2006 Description Initial release. Add Revision History page. Chapter 2: Add vibrator feature information. Remove Green and Red Phone button remapping information. Not supported. Update cold boot procedure to remove step to calibrate screen after cold boot.
Patents... ii Revision History ... iii About This Guide Introduction ... xi Documentation Set ... xi Configurations... xii Chapter Descriptions ... xiii Notational Conventions... xiii Related Documents ... xiv Service Information ... xiv Symbol Support Center... xiv Chapter 1: Getting Started Introduction ...
MC70 User Guide Turning Off the WLAN Radio ... 1-12 Turning Off the Bluetooth and WAN Radios ... 1-13 Chapter 2: Using the MC70 Introduction ... 2-1 Status Icons ... 2-1 Speaker Icon ... 2-3 Battery Icon ... 2-4 Connectivity Icon ... 2-4 WWAN Icon ...
About This Guide Introduction This guide provides information about using the MC70 Enterprise Digital Assistant (EDA) and accessories. Screens and windows pictured in this guide are samples and can differ from actual screens. NOTE Documentation Set The documentation set for the MC70 provides information for specific user needs, and includes: ®...
MC70 User Guide Configurations This guide covers the following configurations: ® • MC7004 - Windows Mobile 5.0 Operating System; EDGE GPRS quad-band WAN radio; Bluetooth wireless technology (Class II); QVGA 3.5” color display; 64MB RAM/128MB flash memory; 1D laser scanner or 2D imager; numeric or QWERTY keypad; VoIP ready (VoIP application does not ship with the EDA);...
Chapter 1, Getting Started provides information on getting the EDA up and running for the first time. • Chapter 2, Using the MC70 provides basic instructions for using the EDA, including powering on and • resetting the EDA, and entering and capturing data.
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This chapter lists the parts and accessories for the EDA and explains how to install and charge the batteries, replace the strap, and power on the EDA for the first time. Receiver Scan/Action Button Up/Down Button Touch Screen with Protective Overlay Microphone MC70 Front View Figure 1-1 Getting Started Charge Scan/Decode Status LED Power Button Keypad...
Protective overlay, installed on display window • Regulatory Guide • Quick Start Guide. Inspect the equipment for damage. If any equipment is missing or damaged, contact the Symbol Technologies Support Center immediately. See page xiv for contact information. Stylus Battery Cover Battery Cover Latch...
Charges the EDA main battery and connects the EDA with an Ethernet network. Installs in a vehicle and charges the EDA main battery and a spare battery. Provides serial data communication between an MC70 and an external device. Charges up to four EDA spare batteries. Includes an adapter.
1 - 4 MC70 User Guide Getting Started To start using the EDA for the first time: Install the main battery and cover assembly. • Charge the EDA. • Power on the EDA. • Configure the EDA. • Installing and Removing the Main Battery Installing the Main Battery Before using the EDA, install a lithium-ion battery.
With the battery cover latches open, insert the cover, bottom first, then press down on the top of the cover. Battery Cover Inserting the Battery Cover Figure 1-4 Close the battery cover latches on either side of the battery cover. Insert the handstrap through the handstrap slot, then tighten and press down to secure.
The standard capacity battery (1900 mAh) fully charges in less than four hours. The extended capacity battery (3800 mAh) fully charges in less than eight hours. LED Charge Indicators Table 1-2 Charge Status LED EDA is not charging; EDA is not inserted correctly in the cradle or connected to a power source;...
1 - 8 MC70 User Guide Charging Temperature Charge batteries in temperatures from 0 charging is intelligently controlled by the EDA and the charging accessory in order to ensure safe operation and optimize long-term battery life. To accomplish this, for small periods of time, the EDA or accessory alternately enables and disables battery charging to keep the battery at acceptable temperatures.
SIM Card MC7004 and MC7094 only. NOTE GPRS phone service requires a Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) card, or smart card. Obtain this card from the phone service provider. The card fits into the EDA and can contain the following information: •...
Tap Start - Phone - Menu - Options - Network tab and verify that the service provider appears in the Current network: field. Make a call to verify connection. For detailed information about WWAN activation and settings, refer to the MC70 Integrator NOTE Guide.
Removing the Screen Protector A screen protector is applied to the MC70. Symbol recommends using this to minimize wear and tear. Screen protectors enhance the usability and durability of touch screen displays. To remove the screen protector, lift the corner using a thin plastic card, such as a credit card, then carefully lift it off the display.
1 - 12 MC70 User Guide Changing the Power Settings To set the EDA to turn off after a short period of non-use: Tap Start - Settings - System tab - Power icon - Advanced tab. Select the On battery power: Turn off device if not used for check box and select a value from the drop-down list.
Turning Off the Bluetooth and WAN Radios The Flight Mode feature only turns off the WAN and Bluetooth radios. You must turn off the NOTE WLAN radio separately. To turn off the Bluetooth and WAN radios: • Tap the Connectivity icon devices) and select Turn on flight mode •...
Chapter 2 Chapter 2 Chapter 2 Using the MC70 Introduction This chapter explains the buttons, status icons, and controls on the EDA, and provides basic instructions for using the EDA, including powering on and resetting the EDA, and entering and capturing data.
2 - 2 MC70 User Guide Status Icons (Continued) Table 2-1 Icon Function WWAN Time and Next Appointment Instant Message E-Mail Voice Mail Multiple Notifications * Only appears in the Time and Next Appointment dialog box. Description Call missed. Voice call.
You can also adjust the system volume using the Sounds & Notifications window, or use the Up/Down button on the side of the EDA. Indicates WLAN signal strength. Bluetooth radio is on. Bluetooth radio is off. Active connection between the EDA and the development PC. Using the MC70 2 - 3 Table 2-2.
2 - 4 MC70 User Guide Battery Icon Battery icons appear on the navigation bar when the main battery or backup battery power falls below a predetermined level. A Battery dialog box also appears indicating the status of the main or backup battery.
The Time icon displays the current time in a digital or analog format. To change the time format, tap and hold the Time icon until a menu appears. Select the format. Digital Clock Time Icon Format Menu Figure 2-5 Call in Progress Using the MC70 2 - 5 Analog Clock...
2 - 6 MC70 User Guide To display current date, time, and appointments, tap the Time icon to display the Time and Next Appointment dialog box. Battery Status Icon Upcoming Appointments Time and Next Appointment Dialog Box Figure 2-6 The dialog box displays the current date and time, the battery status, and any upcoming appointments in the Calendar.
New E-mail Messages Dialog Box Figure 2-8 Multiple Notifications Icon The Multiple Notifications icon appears when two or more message notifications occur. Tap the icon to display the multiple notification icons. Multiple Notifications Icon Figure 2-9 Multiple Notifications Using the MC70 2 - 7...
MC70 User Guide LED Indicators The MC70 has three LED indicators. The Scan/Decode LED indicates status for scanning. The Charge Status LED indicates status for main battery charging. The Radio Power Status LED indicates radio status. describes the LED indications.
Using the MC70 2 - 9 Keypads The EDA offers two modular keypad configurations: Numeric and QWERTY. Numeric Keypad Configuration The numeric keypad contains application keys, scroll keys, and function keys. The keypad is color-coded to indicate the alternate function key (blue) values. Note that an application can change keypad functions so the EDA’s keypad may not function exactly as described.
2 - 10 MC70 User Guide MC70 Numeric Keypad Descriptions Table 2-4 Blue Key (left) Use this key to launch applications or access items (shown on the keypad in blue). Press the Blue key once to activate this mode, followed by another key.
Note: An application can change the key functions. The keypad may not function exactly as described. Description Orange Key (Alpha Lowercase Mode) 1st Press 1st Press Press Press Press Using the MC70 2 - 11 Orange + Shift Keys (Alpha Uppercase Mode) Press Press Press...
2 - 12 MC70 User Guide Numeric Keypad Input Modes (Continued) Table 2-5 Numeric Mode Blue+ Down Down Down Enter Action Action Note: An application can change the key functions. The keypad may not function exactly as described. Orange Key...
Press and hold the Blue key while selecting a sequence of keys to activate this mode temporarily. This displays the following icon at the bottom of the screen as long as the key is pressed: Using the MC70 2 - 13 Table 2-6...
2 - 14 MC70 User Guide QWERTY Keypad Descriptions (Continued) Table 2-6 Orange Key (right) Accesses the secondary layer of characters and actions (shown on the keypad in orange). Green/Red Phone MC7094 and MC7004: Green Phone: press to display the phone keypad window or to dial a phone number (from the phone keypad window).
QWERTY Keypad Input Modes Table 2-7 Normal Note: An application can change the key functions. The keypad may not function exactly as described. Action Shift + Key Orange + Key Start Menu Menu Phone Using the MC70 2 - 15 Blue + Key...
2 - 16 MC70 User Guide QWERTY Keypad Input Modes (Continued) Table 2-7 Normal BACKSPACE Backspace Shift Shift SPACE Space ENTER Enter Note: An application can change the key functions. The keypad may not function exactly as described. Shift + Key Orange + Key “...
Special characters are only available on the QWERTY keypad configurations. NOTE To add special characters using the MC70 áü key, type the related character first, then press the Orange + áü (P) key. Continue holding the Orange key and pressing the áü key until the special character displays. To modify an existing character, move the cursor to the right of the character then press and hold the Orange key and press the áü...
Plugging a headset into the jack mutes the speaker. For the best audio performance, symbol recommends a 2.5mm jack headset, p/n 50-11300-050. Using a Headset Figure 2-14 Data Capture The MC70 offers two types of data capture options: Linear scanning • Imaging. •...
Scanning within range brings quick and constant decodes; scanning too close or too far away prevents decodes. Move the scanner closer and further away to find the right working range for the bar codes being scanned. Using the MC70 2 - 21...
2 - 22 MC70 User Guide • Angle Scanning angle is important for promoting quick decodes. When laser beams reflect directly back into the scanner from the bar code, this specular reflection can “blind” the scanner. To avoid this, scan the bar code so that the beam does not bounce directly back. But don’t scan at too sharp an angle;...
Linear bar code Symbol View Finder (Aiming Pattern) Correct Imager Aiming Pattern: Bar Code Centered Figure 2-19 Correct Imager Aiming Pattern: Bar Code Not Centered Figure 2-20 PDF417 symbol Incorrect Using the MC70 2 - 23...
2 - 24 MC70 User Guide Pick List Mode with Multiple Bar Codes in Aiming Pattern Figure 2-21 Release the scan button. Imager decoding usually occurs instantaneously. The EDA repeats the steps required to NOTE take a digital picture (image) of a poor or difficult bar code as long as the scan button remains pressed.
1. Power button is pressed. 2. AC power added or removed. 3. Cradle/cable connect or disconnect. Key or scan button is pressed. Real Time Clock set to wake up. Incoming phone call (MC7004/7094 only) Using the MC70 2 - 25 Conditions for Wakeup...
Chapter 3 Chapter 3 Using Bluetooth Introduction Bluetooth-equipped devices can communicate without wires, using frequency-hopping spread spectrum (FHSS) radio frequency (RF) to transmit and receive data in the 2.4 GHz Industry Scientific and Medical (ISM) band (802.15.1). Bluetooth wireless technology is specifically designed for short-range (30 feet/10 meters) communication and low power consumption.
3 - 2 MC70 User Guide Security The current Bluetooth specification defines security at the link level. Application-level security is not specified. This allows application developers to define security mechanisms tailored to their specific need. Link-level security occurs between devices, not users, while application-level security can be implemented on a per-user basis.
Disabling Bluetooth To disable Bluetooth, tap Bluetooth icon - Disable Bluetooth. The Bluetooth icon changes to indicate that Bluetooth is disabled. Disable Bluetooth Figure 3-1 Enabling Bluetooth To enable Bluetooth, tap Bluetooth icon - Enable Bluetooth. The Bluetooth icon changes to indicate that Bluetooth is enabled.
3 - 4 MC70 User Guide Warm Boot Performing a warm boot on the EDA returns Bluetooth to the last state after initialization. Suspend Suspending the EDA turns off Bluetooth. Suspending the EDA powers off the Bluetooth radio and drops the piconet (Bluetooth NOTE connection).
Select an action from the drop-down list. Options include: • Explore Services on Remote Device • Pair with a Remote Device • Active Sync via Bluetooth • Browse Files on Remote Device • Connect to Headset • Connect to Internet Using Access Point •...
3 - 6 MC70 User Guide Select the Save As Favorite check box to save this service in the Favorite view. In the Favorite Name text box, enter a name for this service that will appear in the Favorite list.
You can also use the “tap and hold” technique to view available options. Scroll bars and view options are similar to those on the Windows desktop. The tree structure lists the following sub-items: • Local Device - This EDA • Remote Device - Other Bluetooth devices Trusted Devices - Bonded (paired) Bluetooth devices Untrusted Devices - Discovered devices that are not bonded...
3 - 8 MC70 User Guide Tap and hold Remote Devices and select Discover Devices from the pop-up menu. The EDA searches for Bluetooth devices in the area. Discover Devices Figure 3-9 The discovered devices display in the Untrusted Devices folder.
To bond with a discovered Bluetooth device: Discover remote devices. See Discovering Bluetooth Device(s) on page 3-7. In the Untrusted Devices folder, tap and hold on a device to pair with. Pairing a Remote Device Figure 3-11 Select Pair from the pop-up menu. The PIN Code Request window appears. PIN Code Request Window Figure 3-12 In the PIN Code: text box, enter the PIN number (between 1 and 16 characters) and then tap OK.
3 - 10 MC70 User Guide The devices pair and the device name moves to the Trusted Devices folder. Bonded (Paired) Discovered Device Figure 3-13 Renaming a Bonded Device To rename a bonded device: Launch BTExplorer. Tap and hold the device to rename.
Select Rename in the pop-up menu. The Change Device Name window appears. Change Device Name Window Figure 3-15 Enter a new name for the bonded device in the text box. Tap OK. Deleting a Bonded Device To delete a device no longer needed: Launch BTExplorer.
3 - 12 MC70 User Guide Accepting a Bond When a remote device wants to bond with the EDA, enter a PIN when requested to grant permission. Ensure that the EDA is set to discoverable and connectable. See Bluetooth Settings on page 3-25.
The EDA communicates with the remote device and lists the services under the device name. List of Discovered Services Figure 3-19 Some examples of available services are: • File Transfer Services • Dial-Up Networking Services • OBEX Object Push Services •...
3 - 14 MC70 User Guide Select a folder. The contents of the folder appear in the sub-window. Remote Device Folders Figure 3-20 Tap and hold on the file. A pop-up menu appears. Select the action to perform: • New - create a new file or folder on the remote device •...
Copying a File To copy a file to a remote device: Tap and hold on the file and select Put. The Send Local File window appears. Navigate to the directory to save the file and select a file. Tap Open. The file copies from the EDA to the remote device. Connecting to the Internet Using an Access Point This section explains how to access a Bluetooth-enabled LAN access point (AP) for a network connection.
3 - 16 MC70 User Guide Before setting up dial-up networking, obtain dial-up information and other necessary settings for the office network or ISP. To create a new Bluetooth connection: Ensure the EDA is discoverable and connectable. See Bluetooth Settings on page 3-25.
In the User name: text box, enter the user name for this connection. In the Password: text box, enter the password for this connection. In the Domain: text box, enter the domain for this connection, if required. Tap OK. The phone begins dialing, then connects to the network. Connecting to Bluetooth Phone Figure 3-23 To end a session, tap the Connection icon and then tap Disconnect in the dialog box.
3 - 18 MC70 User Guide Adding a Dial-up Entry To add a dial-up entry: In the Select Dial-up Networking Entry window, tap and hold, then select Add Entry from the pop-up menu. Add Dial-Up Entry Figure 3-25 The Add Phone Book Entry window appears.
Object Exchange Push Services Object Exchange (OBEX) is a set of protocols that allows sharing objects such as Contacts or pictures using Bluetooth. To exchange contact information with another Bluetooth enabled device: Ensure the EDA is discoverable and connectable. See Bluetooth Settings on page 3-25. Discover and bond (pair) with the remote device.
3 - 20 MC70 User Guide . The Select Contact Entry window appears. Select Contact Entry Window Figure 3-27 Select a contact to send to the other device. Tap OK. Tap OK to send the contact to the other device and display a confirmation dialog box on the other device to accept the contact.
Tap and hold on OBEX Object Push and select Connect. The OBEX Object Push window appears. OBEX Object Push Window Figure 3-28 In the Action: drop-down list, select Send A Picture. . The Send Local Picture window appears. Send Local Picture Window Figure 3-29 Navigate to the picture to send to the other device.
3 - 22 MC70 User Guide Select the Trusted Devices folder. Tap the remote device folder. Tap and hold on the remote device and select Explore. A headset service item appears. Tap and hold on the headset service name and select Connect. The EDA connects to the headset. Refer to the headset user manual for instructions on communicating with a Bluetooth device.
ActiveSync Using Serial Port Services By default, COM ports COM4, COM5, and COM9 are Bluetooth virtual ports. If an application NOTE opens one of these ports, the Bluetooth driver activates and guides you through a Bluetooth connection. Use the wireless Bluetooth serial port connection for ActiveSync just as you would a physical serial cable connection.
3 - 24 MC70 User Guide Tap OK. The mobile computer communicates with the host computer and ActiveSync initates. Personal Area Network Services Connect two or more Bluetooth devices to share files, collaborate, or play multi-player games. To establish a Personal Area Network connection: Ensure the EDA is discoverable and connectable.
Bluetooth Settings Use the BTExplorer Settings window to configure the operation of the BTExplorer application. Tap Tools - Settings. The BTExplorer Settings window appears. Device Info Tab Use the Device Info tab to configure the EDA’s Bluetooth connection modes. BTExplorer Settings - Device Info Tab Figure 3-33 Device Name Discoverable...
3 - 26 MC70 User Guide To add a service: Tap Add. The Add Local Service window displays. Add Local Service Window Figure 3-35 In the list, select a service to add. Tap OK. The Edit Local Service window displays for the selected service.
File Transfer Service File transfer allows other Bluetooth devices to browse files. File Transfer Information Window Figure 3-37 Service Name Displays the name of the service. Service Security Select the type of security from the drop-down list. Options are None, Authenticate, or Authenticate/Encrypt.
3 - 28 MC70 User Guide Headset Service Headset Service allows connection to headset devices. Headset Service Window Figure 3-39 Service Name OBEX Object Push Service OBEX Object Push allows other Bluetooth devices to push contacts, business cards, pictures, appointments, and tasks to the EDA.
Personal Area Networking Service Personal Area Networking hosts a Personal Area Network which allows communication with other Bluetooth devices. Personal Area Networking Window Figure 3-41 Service Name Displays the name of the service. Service Security Select the type of security from the drop-down list. Options are None, Authenticate, or Authenticate/Encrypt.
3 - 30 MC70 User Guide Service Name Service Security Local COM Port Local Baud Rate Local Port Options Security Tab To adjust the security settings for an individual service, select the Services tab first, then select the individual service, then Properties.
Discovery Tab Use the Discovery tab to set and modify discovered devices. BTExplorer Settings - Discovery Tab Figure 3-44 Inquiry Length Name Discovery Mode Discovered Devices Virtual COM Port Tab Use the Virtual COM Port tab to select the COM ports for Bluetooth communication. BTExplorer Settings - Virtual COM Port Tab Figure 3-45 COM4:Bluetooth...
3 - 32 MC70 User Guide Miscellaneous Tab BTExplorer Settings - Miscellaneous Tab Figure 3-46 Highlight Connections Apply Text Style Apply Text Color Select the connection type to highlight when connected. In the Wizard Mode, the only options are Favorites or None. In the Explorer Mode the options are None, Tree View Only, List View Only, or Tree and List View.
Connect to the Internet or work network over GPRS using Cellular Line, or using the modem specified by the mobile operator. For more information, or to customize the EDA phone by changing phone settings, see the MC70 Integrator Guide. Accessing the Phone Keypad Access the keypad regardless of the program in use.
4 - 2 MC70 User Guide To receive calls when the EDA is suspended, leave the phone radio turned on and ensure the EDA is set to wake with any key. Making a Call Using the Keypad Dial phone calls from the phone keypad using speed dial or from call history. The most direct method is using the phone keypad.
Answering a Call A dialog box appears on the EDA when it receives an incoming call. If the phone is set to ring, a ring tone sounds. Answer or ignore the incoming call. To answer an incoming call tap Answer on the Phone - Incoming... dialog or press the green phone key on the EDA keypad.
4 - 4 MC70 User Guide Incoming Call Features • If you receive a call while in a call, tap Wait to place the call in call waiting. • You can use other programs on the EDA during a call. To switch back to Phone, tap Talk or tap Start - Phone.
Taking Notes To create a note during a call, tap Note on the display, then enter the note. For more information about creating notes see the Windows On-Device Help. To access a note created during a call: Tap Start - Phone or press the green phone key on the EDA’s keypad. From the Phone keypad, tap Call History.
4 - 6 MC70 User Guide Using Speed Dial Create speed dial numbers to dial frequently called numbers with a single tap. Before creating a speed dial entry, ensure the phone number exists in Contacts. Adding a Speed Dial Entry To add a speed dial entry from the phone keypad: Ensure the contact and phone number are in the Contacts list.
Tap ok to add the contact to the speed dial list. Speed Dial Contact List Figure 4-10 Tap ok to exit the Speed Dial Contact List. To add a speed dial entry from the Contacts window: Tap Start - Contacts. Contacts Figure 4-11 Tap and hold the contact name.
4 - 8 MC70 User Guide Tap Add to Speed Dial. Speed Dial Contact Location Figure 4-13 Tap the up/down arrows to select an available location to assign as the new speed dial entry. The first speed dial location is reserved for voice mail.
Tap and hold the contact name. Speed Dial Delete Menu Figure 4-15 Tap Edit..Change the name, phone number, or location information. Tap ok. Editing names and phone numbers in Speed Dial does not alter contact information in NOTE Contacts (Start - Contacts).
4 - 10 MC70 User Guide Tap Yes to confirm permanently deleting the speed dial entry. Deleting names and phone numbers in Speed Dial does not delete the contact information NOTE in Contacts (Start - Contacts). Making a Speed Dial Call Use Speed Dial to call someone saved in the speed dial directory.
Using Call History Use Call History to call someone who was recently called, or recently called in. Call History provides the time and duration of all incoming, outgoing, and missed calls. It also provides a summary of total calls and easy access to notes taken during a call.
4 - 12 MC70 User Guide Managing Call History Change views, reset the call timer, and delete calls to manage the calls stored in Call History. Changing the Call History View Tap Start - Phone or press the green phone key on the EDA’s keypad to display the Phone keypad.
Select Call Timers..Call History - Call Timers Figure 4-21 Tap Reset. (The All Calls: counter cannot be reset.) Tap ok to exit the Call Timers window. Deleting Call History Items by Call Date Tap Start - Phone or press the green phone key on the EDA’s keypad to display the Phone keypad. From the Phone keypad, tap Call History.
4 - 14 MC70 User Guide Deleting All Call History Items Tap Start - Phone or press the green phone key on the EDA’s keypad to display the Phone keypad. From the Phone keypad, tap Call History. Tap Menu. Call History - Tools Menu Figure 4-23 Select Delete all calls.
Tap an entry in the list to see the date, time, and duration of a call. Call History - Detail Figure 4-25 When more than one call is on the phone line, only the duration of the first call is recorded. NOTE Tap ok to exit.
4 - 16 MC70 User Guide Using Contacts Use Contacts to make a call without looking up or entering the phone number. To make a call from Contacts: Tap Start - Contacts. From the contact list, tap and hold the contact name.
Tap Hold to place the first number on hold. Enter the second number and tap Talk. Call Conferencing - Conferencing Figure 4-29 Tap Swap to move from one call to the other. Tap End or press the red phone key on the EDA keypad to end each call. Conference Calling To create a conference phone session with two or more people and the initiator: Tap Start - Phone or press the green phone key on the EDA’s keypad to display the Phone keypad.
4 - 18 MC70 User Guide Tap Menu - Conference to place the two numbers in conference mode. Creating a Conference Call Figure 4-31 Tap End or press the red phone key on the EDA keypad to end the conference call.
Tap and hold on a contact and select Send Text Message. Tools Menu Figure 4-32 On the Text Messages window, enter your message. Address Area Message Area Send Button Text Messages Window Figure 4-33 Tap Send to send the message. Using the MC7004/MC7094 Phone 4 - 19...
Chapter 5 Chapter 5 Accessories Introduction MC70 accessories, listed below, provide a variety of product support capabilities. Cables Snap one of the following cables on to the EDA to connect an external device. • USB Client charge cable • RS232 charge cable •...
5-2). Refer to the documentation provided with the card for more information, and follow the manufacturer’s recommendations for use. SD cards are interoperable with MMC cards; both can be used in MC70 EDAs. NOTE Follow proper ESD precautions to avoid damaging the MMC/SD. Proper ESD precautions...
Provides 5.4 VDC power for operating the EDA. • Synchronizes information between the EDA and a host computer. Refer to the MC70 Integrator Guide for information on setting up a partnership between the EDA and a host computer. Charges the EDA’s battery.
EN60950 with SELV outputs. Use of an alternative power supply will invalidate any approval given to this device and may be dangerous. Benutzen Sie nur eine von Symbol Technologies genehmigte Stromversorgung mit einer INWEIS Ausgangsleistung von 12 V (Gleichstrom) und mindestens 3.33A. Die Stromversorgung ist nach EN60950 für die Verwendung in SELV-Stromkreisen zertifiziert.
Four Slot Ethernet Cradle This section describes how to set up and use a Four Slot Ethernet cradle with the EDA. For cradle communication setup procedures refer to the MC70 Integrator Guide. The Four Slot Ethernet cradle: Provides 5.4 VDC power for operating the EDA.
EN60950 with SELV outputs. Use of an alternative power supply will invalidate any approval given to this device and may be dangerous. Benutzen Sie nur eine von Symbol Technologies genehmigte Stromversorgung mit einer INWEIS Ausgangsleistung von 12 V (Gleichstrom) und mindestens 9A. Die Stromversorgung ist nach EN60950 für die Verwendung in SELV-Stromkreisen zertifiziert.
Ensure the EDA is fully inserted in the cradle. Lack of proper insertion may result in CAUTION property damage or personal injury. Symbol Technologies, Inc. is not responsible for any loss resulting from the use of the products while driving.
5 - 8 MC70 User Guide Removing the EDA To remove the EDA, hold back the release lever on the cradle and pull the EDA up and out of the cradle. Release Lever Removing the EDA Figure 5-7 Charging the Spare Battery Insert a spare battery to begin charging: Lift the battery release lever.
To remove a spare battery, hold back the battery release lever and lift the battery from the spare battery slot. Removing the Spare Battery Figure 5-9 Battery Charging Indicators The Vehicle Cradle charges the EDA’s main battery and a spare battery simultaneously. The EDA’s charge LED indicates the status of the battery charging in the EDA.
5 - 10 MC70 User Guide Four Slot Spare Battery Charger This section describes how to use the Four Slot Spare Battery Charger to charge up to four MC70 spare batteries. Use only a Symbol-approved power supply output rated 12 Vdc and minimum 3.33A. The NOTE power supply is certified to EN60950 with SELV outputs.
Spare Battery Charging Connect the charger to a power source. Insert the spare battery into a spare battery charging well and gently press down on the battery to ensure proper contact. Spare Battery Charging LEDs (4) Four Slot Spare Battery Charger Figure 5-11 Battery Charging Indicators The charger has an amber LED for each battery charging well.
5 - 12 MC70 User Guide Spare Battery LED Charging Indicators Table 5-3 Slow Blinking Amber Solid Amber Fast Blinking Amber Magnetic Stripe Reader (MSR) This section describes how to set up and use the snap-on MSR with the EDA. The MSR snaps on to the bottom of the EDA and removes easily when not in use.
Integrator Guide for more information. Tap Start - MC70 Demo - Test Apps - MSR MC70 or MSR Cameo to start the sample application. Swipe the magnetic stripe card through the MSR, with the magnetic stripe on the card facing down. Swipe the card in either direction, from left to right or from right to left.
5 - 14 MC70 User Guide Inserting the EDA into the Trigger Handle Slide the EDA into the Trigger Handle until it locks in place. The release secures the EDA to the Trigger Handle. Inserting the EDA into the Trigger Handle...
Pull the trigger on the handle. The Scan/Decode LED lights and a beep sounds to indicate a successful decode. Scanning with the Trigger Handle Figure 5-16 Using a Cradle Do not place a Trigger Handle with an attachment, such as a Magnetic Stripe Reader CAUTION (MSR) into a cradle.
• Provide serial connection through the serial pass-through port for communication with a serial device, such as a host computer. For communication setup procedures, refer to the MC70 Integrator Guide. • Provide USB connection through the USB pass-through port for communication with a USB device, such as a host computer.
Battery Charging and Operating Power The communication/charge cables can charge the EDA battery and supply operating power. To charge the EDA battery: Connect the communication/charge cable power input connector to the Symbol approved power source. Slide the bottom of the EDA into the connector end of the communication/charge cable and gently press in until it latches into the EDA.
Chapter 6 Chapter 6 Maintenance & Troubleshooting Introduction This chapter includes instructions on cleaning and storing the EDA, and provides troubleshooting solutions for potential problems during EDA operation. Maintaining the EDA For trouble-free service, observe the following tips when using the EDA: •...
Replace the EDA in the cradle, or reattach the communication cable and re-transmit. See the system administrator. Perform setup. Refer to the MC70 Integrator Guide for details. Adjust the volume. See Speaker Icon on page 2-3. The EDA turns off after a period of inactivity. If the EDA is running on battery power, set this period from 1 to 5 minutes, in one-minute intervals.
If the scanner stops emitting a laser beam upon a trigger press, check the battery level. When the battery is low, the scanner shuts off before the EDA low battery condition notification. Note: If the scanner is still not reading symbols, contact the distributor or Symbol Technologies. 6 - 3...
6 - 4 MC70 User Guide Bluetooth Connection Troubleshooting Bluetooth Connection Table 6-2 Problem Cause EDA cannot find any Too far from other Bluetooth devices Bluetooth devices. nearby. The Bluetooth device(s) nearby are not turned on. The Bluetooth device(s) are not in discoverable mode.
Troubleshooting Bluetooth Connection (Continued) Table 6-2 Problem Cause Piconet (the The EDA suspends and connection between a the Bluetooth radio power Bluetooth master and turns off. one or more Bluetooth slaves) One of the devices are out drops. of range. My application Device went out of range or created a successful...
Verify that other batteries charge properly. If so, replace the faulty battery. Move the cradle to an area where the ambient temperature is between C and 35 Replace EDA in cradle and retransmit. See the system administrator. Perform setup as described in the MC70 Integrator Guide.
Ensure the correct cable (Ethernet) is used with the cradle. Perform setup as described in the MC70 Integrator Guide. On the EDA, tap Start - ActiveSync - Tools - Options - Options button. Then, uncheck the Enable PC sync using this connection: check box.
6 - 8 MC70 User Guide Vehicle Cradle Troubleshooting the Vehicle Cradle Table 6-5 Symptom Possible Cause EDA battery charging Cradle is not receiving LED does not light up. power. EDA battery is not EDA was removed from recharging. the cradle too soon.
Detach and re-attach the power cable to the EDA, ensuring it is firmly connected. Re-attach the cable and retransmit. See the system administrator. Perform setup as described in the MC70 Integrator Guide. Action Reattach MSR to EDA and reswipe the card. See the system administrator.
Action Reattach EDA to MSR and retransmit. See the system administrator. Perform setup as described in the MC70 Integrator Guide. Solution Install the cleat. Refer to the MC70 Integrator Guide. Remove the EDA from the Trigger Handle and reinsert.
Appendix A Chapter A Appendix A Technical Specifications MC70 Technical Specifications The following tables summarize the EDA’s intended operating environment and technical hardware specifications. EDA Technical Specifications Table A-1 Item Physical Characteristics Dimensions Weight (inc. standard battery) Display Touch Panel...
A - 2 MC70 User Guide EDA Technical Specifications (Continued) Table A-1 Item Operating System Memory Interface/Communications User Environment Operating Temperature Storage Temperature Charging Temperature Humidity Drop Specification Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Sealing Wireless WAN Data and Voice Communications Wireless Wide Area (WWAN) radio...
A - 4 MC70 User Guide MC70 Accessory Specifications Single Slot USB/Serial Cradle Technical Specifications Table A-2 Feature Dimensions Weight Power Interface Operating Temperature Storage Temperature Charging Temperature Humidity Drop Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Four Slot Ethernet Cradle Technical Specifications Table A-3...
API. An interface by means of which one software component communicates with or controls another. Usually used to refer to services provided by one software component to another, usually via software interrupts or function calls Aperture. The opening in an optical system defined by a lens or baffle that establishes the field of view. Application Programming Interface.
Glossary - 2 MC70 User Guide Bit. Binary digit. One bit is the basic unit of binary information. Generally, eight consecutive bits compose one byte of data. The pattern of 0 and 1 values within the byte determines its meaning.
Code 93. An industrial symbology compatible with Code 39 but offering a full character ASCII set and a higher coding density than Code 39. Code Length. Number of data characters in a bar code between the start and stop characters, not including those characters.
Glossary - 4 MC70 User Guide DTE. See Data Terminal Equipment. EAN. European Article Number. This European/International version of the UPC provides its own coding format and symbology standards. Element dimensions are specified metrically. EAN is used primarily in retail.
IEC. International Electrotechnical Commission. This international agency regulates laser safety by specifying various laser operation classes based on power output during operation. IEC (825) Class 1. This is the lowest power IEC laser classification. Conformity is ensured through a software restriction of 120 seconds of laser operation within any 1000 second window and an automatic laser shutdown if the scanner's oscillating mirror fails.
Glossary - 6 MC70 User Guide Key. A key is the specific code used by the algorithm to encrypt or decrypt the data. Also see, Encryption and Decrypting. LASER. Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation.The laser is an intense light source. Light from a laser is all the same frequency, unlike the output of an incandescent bulb.
Mobile Computer. In this text, mobile computer refers to the Symbol Series 9000 wireless portable computer. It can be set up to run as a stand-alone device, or it can be set up to communicate with a network, using wireless radio technology.
Glossary - 8 MC70 User Guide Percent Decode. The average probability that a single scan of a bar code would result in a successful decode. In a well-designed bar code scanning system, that probability should approach near 100%. PING. (Packet Internet Groper) An Internet utility used to determine whether a particular IP address is online. It is used to test and debug a network by sending out a packet and waiting for a response.
Scanner. An electronic device used to scan bar code symbols and produce a digitized pattern that corresponds to the bars and spaces of the symbol. Its three main components are: 1) Light source (laser or photoelectric cell) - illuminates a bar code,; 2) Photodetector - registers the difference in reflected light (more light reflected from spaces);...
Glossary - 10 MC70 User Guide Symbol Length. Length of symbol measured from the beginning of the quiet zone (margin) adjacent to the start character to the end of the quiet zone (margin) adjacent to a stop character. Symbology. The structural rules and conventions for representing data within a particular bar code type (e.g. UPC/EAN, Code 39, PDF417, etc.).
ignored, because there is no time to retransmit. If UDP is used and a reliable delivery is required, packet sequence checking and error notification must be written into the applications. UPC. Universal Product Code. A relatively complex numeric symbology. Each character consists of two bars and two spaces, each of which is any of four widths.
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