Music..... . 45 the car cradle ....15 Using the SONY-BUS connection Setting up your CLIÉ™ handheld for the adapter (optional) .
Other functions ..59 Car Setting ....59 Uninstalling the Car Cradle basic software from your CLIÉ handheld . . 61 Setting Sounds.
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On installation WARNING • Before installing the unit, please check your local traffic laws and regulations. • Make sure you install the unit properly To avoid the risk of injury or accident, read the according to the installation manual. following warning before installing and operating Improper installation may result in a fire or the unit.
About GPS Between tall trees with dense foliage GPS (Global Positioning System) satellites continuously emit signals for positioning on the Earth. As a GPS aerial receives these signals, users can be informed of their location (latitude, longitude and altitude) anywhere on the Earth. Information must be received from three satellites in order to obtain two-dimensional fixes (altitude and longitude), and four satellites are required for...
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What you can do with your CLIÉ™ handheld during in-vehicle mode Introducing the applications Car Launcher This application uses large icons to allow you to finger tap the screen (without using the stylus) for quick access to desired applications. During in-vehicle mode, tapping/ pressing the Home button (short screen) or the Home icon (long screen) returns you to the Car Launcher...
Today When you place your CLIÉ handheld in the car cradle for the first time in the morning and again in the afternoon, the Today application activates automatically and reads out today’s date, your current/next schedule and number of unread mails. Music This application allows you to play music data, such as MP3/ATRAC3 files.
GPS Meter This application allows you to view GPS signal reception conditions. Monitor This application displays the playing/receiving information of a Sony car audio when connected to the optional SONY- BUS connection adapter (XA-CC1).
Location of controls Front panel A Auto dimmer eye C Receptor for the card remote commander Receptor for the dimmer. D Power indicator LED B Built-in speaker for the Text- to-voice function (located at the Lights green when the power is on. back of the car cradle) (It also lights during the in-vehicle sleep mode and HOLD mode.)
Side panel A VOL +/– buttons for the built-in speaker • These buttons control only the built-in speaker of the car cradle. • The volume indicator appears only while you adjust the volume level. Shortly after you finish adjusting the volume, the volume indicator disappears.
Wireless card remote commander Refer to the pages listed for details. For details about the SmartST™ Professional application, refer to the SmartST™ Professional User Manual. For details about replacing the batteries, refer to “Replacing the lithium battery” on page 76. –...
C ENTER/N/x button H S1 to S3 (S4 to S6) buttons • To activate an application. 31 S1 to S3: • To start/stop music playback, mail – Press to activate an application. and schedule/event read out. 35, S4 to S6: 41, 50 –...
Getting started Initial setup of your CLIÉ™ handheld Follow the procedure below prior to using your CLIÉ handheld with the car cradle. Step 1: Installing software for the car cradle Step 2: Setting up your CLIÉ™ handheld for the car cradle Step 3: Mounting your CLIÉ™...
Select the feature you want to install on your CLIÉ handheld with the car cradle. Basic Applications: The basic applications for the car cradle. Audio Monitor: The application for a Sony car audio via the SONY-BUS connection adapter (optional) (page 54). Click Next.
Click Done. Installation of the Car Cradle basic software on your computer is completed. The Information dialog box is displayed. Click OK. Click Finish. If you want to install sample pictures, follow the procedure in “Installing sample pictures” (page 17). Install the Car Cradle basic software on your CLIÉ...
Click the INSTALL button. The setup programme starts and the InstallShield Wizard window is displayed. Click Next. Select Long Screen Type or Short Screen Type of your CLIÉ handheld. Click Next. Select Nature/Sports/Others. Click Next. The Start Copying Files is displayed. Confirm the settings.
Step 2: Setting up your CLIÉ™ handheld for the car cradle Follow the setup procedure according to your CLIÉ handheld type. Removing the protection cover (short screen type (PEG-TG50), and long screen type 2 (PEG-TH55)) Before mounting and using your CLIÉ handheld in the car cradle, you need to remove the protection cover.
For details about closing the display panel, refer to the manual supplied with your CLIÉ handheld. Step 3: Mounting your CLIÉ™ handheld in the car cradle To operate applications/functions during in-vehicle mode, mount your CLIÉ handheld in the car cradle. Notes •...
Tilt back your CLIÉ handheld to rest in the car cradle. Note Do not mount your CLIÉ handheld vertically on the connector of the car cradle. Detaching your CLIÉ handheld from the car cradle/ turning off the car cradle The car cradle turns on when your CLIÉ handheld is mounted in the car cradle. When the car cradle is not in use, detach your CLIÉ...
Notes • If battery power is not turned off when the ignition key is in the OFF position, detach your CLIÉ handheld from the car cradle as the battery may drain. • Do not detach your CLIÉ handheld from the car cradle with one hand. It may cause a malfunction.
Various in-vehicle mode systems/functions For your safety, when your CLIÉ™ handheld enters in-vehicle mode, a Warning message is displayed. To cancel the Warning message, tap the screen or press any button on the wireless card remote commander. During in-vehicle mode, the car cradle system restricts certain applications/ functions on your CLIÉ...
Normal CLIÉ mode b In-vehicle mode When your CLIÉ handheld is mounted in the car cradle, it enters in-vehicle mode. If the car cradle is off, the CLIÉ handheld remains in normal CLIÉ mode. If the current application is not compatible with in-vehicle mode. When your CLIÉ...
In-vehicle mode b Normal CLIÉ mode • When your CLIÉ handheld is detached from the car cradle, the CLIÉ handheld enters the normal CLIÉ mode. • If the car cradle is turned off while your CLIÉ handheld is mounted in it, the CLIÉ...
– The wireless card remote commander of the car cradle is available for use. – Car audio operation is available only when the SONY-BUS connection adapter is connected. – The caution alarm is available for use.
About the caution alarm The caution alarm alerts you to not to leave your CLIÉ handheld in the car. After 5 seconds the car cradle is turned off during in-vehicle mode, the caution alarm sounds and the screen flashes. To stop the caution alarm, do any of the following –...
Basic operations Operating the touch panel During in-vehicle mode, it is recommended that you tap the screen with your finger instead of the stylus. Notes • Do not tap with excessive force. • Be careful not to lose or damage the stylus if you use it in the car. Using Car Launcher Car Launcher shows applications only for in-vehicle mode.
Display items Long screen type Short screen type A Application icons – Latitude and Longitude Tap any icon to start an application. B Arrow icons Tap to display the previous/next page. – Compass and Altitude Available only when a previous/next page exists.
Notes • Depending on the screen type of your CLIÉ handheld, the Car Launcher screen items are different. 4 is only for the long screen type of your CLIÉ handheld. If your CLIÉ handheld is the short screen type, 4 is not displayed. •...
Using applications Before using your CLIÉ™ handheld with the car cradle, you have to install software for the car cradle on your CLIÉ handheld. Install the Car Cradle basic software from the supplied Installation CD-ROM. When you use the SmartST™ Professional application, install the SmartST™...
CLIÉ handheld/“Memory Stick” media. GPS Meter (page 53) This application allows you to view GPS signal reception conditions. Monitor (page 54) This application allows you to view the Sony car audio information on the CLIÉ handheld screen.
Mail (Text-to-voice application) The Mail application reads out the mail stored in the CLIE Mail™ application. The body of mail text is not displayed. The Mail application restricts certain functions on the CLIE Mail application. For details about the CLIE Mail application, refer to the manuals supplied with your CLIÉ™...
Display items Notes • If a name consists of many characters, the end is displayed as “…” • If there is no mail in the current folder, “NO MAIL” is displayed. Only the folder switch icon is available. A Folder name E Sender of mail Displays the folder name.
G ./> icons L Image of sender For details, page 36. If an image of the sender is in refer to Address Book, the image is displayed on the screen. For details about Address Book, You cannot go to the previous/next mail refer to the manuals supplied with your from the first/last one.
G ./> icons Go to the beginning of the Tap . after reading out the header. current mail Go to the beginning of the • Tap .. (While the header is being read out.) previous mail • Tap . twice. (While the body of mail is being read out.) Tap .
Symbol Symbols are special characters in your mail (such as “&,” “ *,” “ _,” etc.). Only blocks of continuous symbols containing fewer symbols than the number set in the Symbol filter (page 71) will be read out. Example: If you select “4 or more” on the Use Symbol filter setting page 71 Symbols less than 4 are read out.
Schedule (Text-to-voice application) The Schedule application reads out the schedules/events stored in the Date Book application on your CLIÉ™ handheld. For details about Date Book, refer to the manuals supplied with your CLIÉ handheld. Notes • You cannot edit the schedule/event. •...
Start time for reading out mode The schedule starts to read out automatically when the start time of the schedule is reached. Tips • This mode starts automatically even if Schedule is not activated. • An event is read out only during Normal reading out mode. Alarm reading out mode The schedule starts to read out automatically when the alarm time is reached.
Display items Note If a name consists of many characters, the end is displayed as “…” A Date of the schedule/event • If the current schedule is in progress, “now on schedule” is Displays the date of a schedule/event displayed. by month/day/day of the week.
F ./> icons H Number of schedules/events on the current day For details, refer to page 42. The current schedule number/total Tips number of schedules of the current • The schedule/event cannot go to the previous one: I Title of schedule/event –...
F ./> icons Go to the beginning of the Tap .. (While reading out the current current schedule/event schedule/event.) Go to the beginning of the Tap .. previous schedule/event Go to the previous schedule/ Tap . repeatedly. event Go to the beginning of the next Tap >.
Today (Text-to-voice application) When your CLIÉ™ handheld enters in-vehicle mode for the first time in the morning or afternoon of the day, Today activates automatically and starts to read out today’s date, current/next schedule and number of unread mails. After reading out, Car Launcher or the previous application is displayed automatically.
Tips • You can activate the Schedule or Mail application by tapping on the screen area of each application on the Today screen. • If Today is assigned to any of the S1 to S6 buttons (page 64) and you press the button, Today is activated.
CLIÉ™ handheld by a car audio. To listen to music, do any of the following. • Connecting the car cradle to a Sony car audio via the SONY-BUS connection adapter (optional) (page 46) • Using a cassette adapter (optional) (page 48) –...
CLIÉ mode, A-B repeat function is reinstated. Using the SONY-BUS connection adapter (optional) You can operate the Music application with a Sony car audio by connecting the SONY-BUS connection adapter. The track number and elapsed playing time is displayed on the Sony car audio display.
Use the volume control of the car audio to adjust the volume level. Notes • When playback stops, the clock (OFF) display appears on the Sony car audio display. • The Music screen switches to the Monitor screen depending on the setting (page 72).
Using a cassette adapter (optional) A cassette adapter enables you to listen to music on your CLIÉ handheld by the car audio cassette player. For details about the cassette adapter, refer to the manual supplied with it. Connect the stereo mini plug of the cassette adapter to the LINE OUT of the car cradle.
Display items Notes • “No Music Data” indicates there is no music data on the “Memory Stick” media inserted in your CLIÉ handheld. • “No Memory Stick” indicates there are no “Memory Stick” media and no music data on your CLIÉ...
For details about the Play mode, refer to To switch REP OFF*/REP ALL/ the manuals supplied with your CLIÉ REP 1. handheld. * If you connect the SONY-BUS connection adapter, REP-OFF is not Notes available. • When the play mode changes from...
SmartST™ Professional software This application can peruse a map on CLIÉ handheld. By using the built-in GPS function of the car cradle, your current location can be monitored on- screen. It searches for the route to the destination by setting up the destination. You are guided to the destination with text or sound.
Photo The Photo application displays the images on your CLIÉ™ handheld/ “Memory Stick” media. • All images on your CLIÉ handheld and “Memory Stick” media are displayed. • Images edited by your CLIÉ handheld can be displayed. For details about organizing images, refer to the manuals supplied with your CLIÉ handheld.
GPS Meter This application allows you to view GPS signal reception conditions. To start the GPS Meter application Tap the GPS Meter icon on the Car Launcher screen. The GPS Meter screen is displayed. To exit the GPS Meter screen. Press the Home button on your CLIÉ™...
Monitor The Monitor application shows you playing/receiving information (title list of the disc in the CD/MD changer, title list of the FM station name) on a Sony car audio. Displaying the playing/receiving information about the Sony car audio on the screen of your CLIÉ™...
Display items You can switch the Standard and List screen on the Monitor screen by using the Standard/List switch icon. For details about display items, refer to the manual supplied with the Sony car audio. CD/MD Standard screen Standard/List...
*6 Available only when an MP3 file is played or CD TEXT disc contains displayable information. *7 If the disc has been labelled by the Sony car audio using the CUSTOM FILE function, Disc Memo is displayed accordingly. *8 Only for CD TEXT discs with the artist name.
“PUSH LIST BUTTON ON HEAD UNIT” is displayed. In this case, press the LIST button of the car audio (depending on the Sony car audio, the List screen may not display when you press the LIST button on the Sony car audio).
* The icon does not apply. Others • When the Clock (OFF) display is displayed on the Sony car audio, the current date and the clock is displayed on the Monitor screen. The time is controlled by the CLIÉ handheld. The indicated time may differ from that of the Sony car audio.
Other functions Car Setting Car Setting enables you to customize the setting options on your CLIÉ™ handheld for in-vehicle mode. Displaying the Car Setting screen for each menu Notes • When you operate Car Setting, detach your CLIÉ handheld from the car cradle. During in-vehicle mode, Car Setting is not displayed.
Monitor software on your CLIÉ handheld. Sound (page 62) Configures the settings for the Sound function. (System Sound/Lower audio volume during voice playback/Delay time to Sony Car Audio) Display Order Customizes the display order for Car Launcher. (page 63) App Buttons (page 64) Customizes applications assigned to application buttons on the wireless card remote commander.
Uninstalling the Car Cradle basic software from your CLIÉ handheld If you uninstall the basic software, you will not be able to use any applications/ functions for the car cradle. When you mount your CLIÉ handheld in the car cradle after uninstallation, your CLIÉ handheld remains in normal CLIÉ mode. Tap the arrow V in the top right-hand corner of the Car Setting screen and select Uninstall.
When the check box is checked, music volume is lowered. Setting the Delay time to Sony Car Audio You can set playback start time to provide time for the Sony car audio to recognize your CLIÉ handheld. This setting prevents the beginning of a track being cut off.
Setting the Display Order You can customize the display order for Car Launcher. Tap the arrow V in the top right-hand corner of the Car Setting screen and select Display Order. The Display Order setting screen is displayed. Tap an application you want to move, and then tap Move Up or Move Down.
Assigning Applications to Application Buttons You can assign your favorite applications to the application buttons (S1 to S6) on the wireless card remote commander for quick access to them. • The default setting is: S1 = Today The others appear in alphabetical order. Tap the arrow V in the top right-hand corner of the Car Setting screen and select App Buttons.
Setting Screensaver Tap the arrow V in the top right-hand corner of the Car Setting screen and select Screensaver. The Screensaver setting screen is displayed. Tap the Enable screen saver check box. Tips • When the check box is cleared, the items shown below Enable screen saver do not appear.
Tap the box next to Images and select images. The Select images screen is displayed. If there are no images, “No data to select” is displayed. Store images in your CLIÉ handheld or a “Memory Stick” media. 1 Tap the check box to select images. Unselect: To cancel the selection of all images.
Setting Miscellaneous Displaying the Miscellaneous screen Tap the arrow V in the top right-hand corner of the Car Setting screen and select Miscellaneous. The Miscellaneous setting screen is displayed. Setting attach/detach alert You can select whether or not to enable the alert when your CLIÉ handheld changes between in-vehicle mode and normal CLIÉ...
Tap the Enable colour changing check box. When the check box is checked, the colour changes automatically at the specified time set by you. Tips • When the check box is cleared, the items in the following steps do not appear. •...
Setting the voice pitch, speed and animation for reading out (Text-to-voice function) You can set the voice pitch, speed and animation* of reading out (Text-to-voice function). This setting applies to all Text-to-voice applications. * The animation is not displayed on the Today screen. Tap the arrow V in the top right-hand corner of the Car Setting screen and select Voice Parameters.
Configuring the Mail settings You can configure the settings for the Mail application. Tap the arrow V in the top right-hand corner of the Car Setting screen and select Mail. The Mail setting screen is displayed. Tap the check box next to each option to select it. Refer to the explanation below for details about each option.
Filter settings • Use Content filter: Text from an original mail, such as a reply, will also be read out. If the first character of a line matches a character stored in the filter, a chime sound will be heard at the beginning and end of a reply message when the mail is read out.
Sony car audio while the Music application is selected. The screen does not switch to Monitor when “PDA” is selected as a source for a Sony car audio. This setting appears only when the Monitor application is installed.
Photo Change Trigger To set the trigger to change the photo. • Manual: to change the photo manually. • Track: to change the photo when a new track is played. • Timer: to change the photo at a set time. –...
Configuring the Schedule settings You can configure the settings for the Schedule application. Tap the arrow V in the top right-hand corner of the Car Setting screen and select Schedule. The Schedule setting screen is displayed. Tap the check box next to each option to select it. Refer to the explanation below for details about each option.
Additional information This section describes how to solve common problems you may encounter when using your CLIÉ™ handheld with the car cradle. Maintenance Fuse replacement If the car cradle does not function correctly when connected to the car battery adapter, make sure that the fuse in the car battery adapter has not burned out. If it has burned out, replace the fuse by the following procedures.
Replacing the lithium battery Under normal conditions, battery will last approximately 1 year. (The service life may be shorter, depending on the conditions of use.) When the battery becomes weak, the range of the wireless card remote commander becomes shorter. Replace the battery with a new CR2025 lithium battery. Use of any other battery may present a risk of fire or explosion.
The following checklist and the manuals supplied with your CLIÉ™ handheld will help you remedy problems you may encounter with your unit. Before going through the checklist below, check the connection and operating procedures. Sony recommends that you make a note of displayed messages or alerts for future references. General My CLIÉ...
Operation The Car Installer is not performed properly. tYou cannot install the Car Cradle basic software on “Memory Stick” media. Be sure to download the Car Cradle basic software to your CLIÉ handheld by the ® operation, then perform Car Installer. HotSync I cannot operate normal CLIÉ...
You can adjust the volume level only while the Text-to-voice application is being used or read out. The LINE-OUT output does not function. When the SONY-BUS connection adapter is connected between Sony car audio and the car cradle, the LINE-OUT output does not function. Music is not playing through the built-in speaker.
When the ignition switch is in the OFF position, an alarm sounds and the screen flashes. This is the caution alarm function. When the ignition switch is in the OFF position, no power is being supplied to the car cradle since it uses power from the cigarette lighter socket.
Specifications Power Supply Operating temperature 5 ºC to 35 ºC Requirement 12 V DC car battery (41 ºF to 95 ºF) (negative earth) Input 19 W Cradle (Body) Output 5.2 V DC, 3000 mA Storage temperature – 40 ºC to 80 ºC Fitting Kit (–...
Computer system requirements You need one of the following systems installed on your computer to be able to use the Palm™ Desktop for CLIÉ software and software supplied on the installation CD-ROM: • OS: Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional...
Music (application) ..9 Delay time to Sony Car Audio..62 Dimmer..... . . 12 Display Order .
System Sound ....62 Customer Support For the latest support information, check our official Sony CLIÉ Web site Customers in Europe http://www.clie-link.com • Lead-free solder is used for soldering certain parts.