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    MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide...

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    MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide 72E-87638-03 Rev. A April 2015...

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    MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide © 2015 ZIH Corp. No part of this publication may be reproduced or used in any form, or by any electrical or mechanical means, without permission in writing from Zebra. This includes electronic or mechanical means, such as photocopying, recording, or information storage and retrieval systems.

  • Page 5: Revision History

    Revision History Changes to the original manual are listed below: Change Date Description -01 Rev. A 10/26/2006 Initial Release -02 Rev. A 8/10/2007 Motorola Re-branding. -03 Rev. A 4/2015 Zebra Re-branding...

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    MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Revision History............................ iii About This Guide Introduction ............................ix Documentation Set ......................... ix Configurations............................x Software Versions........................... x Chapter Descriptions ..........................xi Notational Conventions......................... xi Related Documents and Software ......................xii Service Information..........................xiii Chapter 1: Getting Started Introduction ............................

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    MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Chapter 2: Accessories Introduction ............................2-1 Cradles ............................2-1 Cables ............................2-1 Single Slot Serial/USB Cradle ......................2-2 Setup .............................. 2-3 Battery Charging ..........................2-4 Four Slot USB Cradle .......................... 2-6 Setup .............................. 2-6 Battery Charging ..........................

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Chapter 6: Creating/Loading Hex Images Introduction ............................6-1 Starting Terminal Configuration Manager .................... 6-2 Defining Script Properties ........................6-4 Creating the Script for the Hex Image ....................6-5 Opening a New or Existing Script ....................6-5 Updating TCM 1.X Scripts ......................6-5 Copying Components to the Script ....................

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    MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Four-Slot USB Cradle ........................A-4 Mobile Computer Pin-Outs ........................A-5 Appendix B: Keypad Maps Introduction ............................B-1 Keypad ............................B-1 Appendix C: Specifications Design Considerations ......................... C-1 Glossary Index...

  • Page 11: About This Guide

    Screens and windows pictured in this guide are samples and can differ from actual screens. NOTE Documentation Set The documentation set for the MC1000 is divided into guides that provide information for specific user needs. • Microsoft Application Guide - describes how to use Microsoft developed applications.

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    MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Configurations This guide covers the following configurations: Data Operating Configuration Radios Display Memory Keypads Capture System MC1000 None Monochrome, 32 MB RAM/ 1D laser Windows 21 key 240 x 240 32 MB Flash scanner CE 5.0 Core...

  • Page 13: Keypad

    • Chapter 4, Software Installation on Development PC, provides instructions for installing the Device Configuration Package (DCP) for MC1000 and the SMDK for eVC4 on the host computer. • Chapter 5, Software Installation on Mobile Computer, provides information for downloading software and files to the mobile computer.

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    • Lists of required steps that are not necessarily sequential. • Sequential lists (e.g., those that describe step-by-step procedures) appear as numbered lists. Related Documents and Software The following documents provide more information about the MC1000 mobile computers. • MC1000 Quick Start Guide (poster), p/n 72-69838-xx •...

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    About This Guide xiii Service Information If you have a problem with your equipment, contact Zebra support for your region. Contact information is available at: http://www.zebra.com/support. When contacting support, please have the following information available: • Serial number of the unit •...

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  • Page 17: Introduction

    Carefully remove all protective material from around the mobile computer and save the shipping container for later storage and shipping. Verify that the equipment listed below is included: • MC1000 mobile computer • Lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery or three AAA batteries •...

  • Page 18: Accessories

    1 - 2 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Accessories Table 1-1 lists the accessories available for the MC1000: Table 1-1 MC1000 Accessories Accessory Description Single Slot Serial/USB Cradle Charges the mobile computer main battery and a spare battery, and synchronizes the mobile computer with a host computer through a serial or USB connection.

  • Page 19: Parts

    • start the mobile computer. Main Battery Installation The MC1000 uses either a rechargeable 1800 mAh Li-ion battery or three standard alkaline AAA batteries. Charge the Li-ion battery before using the mobile computer. If the Li-ion battery is not charged, see...

  • Page 20: Aaa Battery Installation

    1 - 4 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Pull back the two battery door latches. Lift the battery door. Battery Door Removal Figure 1-2 The battery door might not closed properly if the battery adapter clip is not positioned correctly. Damage to CAUTION the battery adapter clip and battery door may occur.

  • Page 21: Battery Charging

    Getting Started 1 - 5 Lift the battery cover. The battery door might not closed properly if the battery adapter clip is not positioned correctly. Damage to CAUTION the battery adapter clip and battery door may occur. Avoid touching the contacts when positioning the battery adapter clip. With your index and middle fingers holding the sides of the battery adapter clip, push toward the bottom of the mobile computer until it is latched in the down position.

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    1 - 6 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide removed from the mobile computer or the main battery is fully discharged, the memory backup battery completely discharges in several hours. When the main battery reaches a very low battery state, the combination of main battery and backup battery retains data in memory for at least 72 hours.

  • Page 23: Starting The Mobile Computer

    To perform a warm boot press and hold the Power button until a message appears to warm boot the mobile computer. As the mobile computer initializes, the MC1000 desktop appears. Files that remain open during a warm boot may not be retained.

  • Page 24: Waking The Mobile Computer

    1 - 8 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Waking the Mobile Computer The wakeup condition settings define what actions wake up the mobile computer. The settings are subject to change/update. Table 1-3 Wakeup Conditions (Default Settings) Status Description...

  • Page 25: Aaa Batteries Removal

    To install an SD memory card or an SDIO card: NOTE Zebra neither sells nor supports 3 party SDIO products integrated into the MC1000. Zebra is not responsible for the 3 party SDIO card in-country regulatory certification. Customers must contact directly with the...

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    1 - 10 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Captive Screws SD Card Cover Screw Removal Figure 1-8 Remove the SD card cover. SD Card Slot SD Card Cover Removal Figure 1-9 Insert the SD memory card into the SD card slot. Note the position of the notch on SD card.

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    Getting Started 1 - 11 Replace the SD card cover. Secure the two captive screws. When installing an extended Secure Digital (SD) Card, you must remove a pad on the back of the SD Card cover. Remove two screws securing the SD Card cover. Screws SD Card Cover Pads...

  • Page 28: Wrist Strap

    1 - 12 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Wrist Strap The wrist strap can be installed on either the right or left tether point. To install the wrist strap: Thread the wrist strap loop through the tether point.

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    Getting Started 1 - 13 Press the mobile computer down to force the handstrap clip into place. Press Mobile Computer Down Figure 1-15 Thread the handstrap loop through the tether point. Handstrap Loop Insert Loop into Tether Point Figure 1-16 Slip the Velcro end of the handstrap through the loop and pull taught.

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    Chapter 2 Accessories Introduction MC1000 accessories provide a variety of product support capabilities. Accessories include cradles and cables. Cradles • Single Slot Serial/USB cradle charges the mobile computer Li-ion battery and/or a spare battery. It also synchronizes the mobile computer with a host computer through either a serial or a USB connection.

  • Page 32: Single Slot Serial/usb Cradle

    2 - 2 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Single Slot Serial/USB Cradle This section provides information and setup instructions for the Single Slot Serial/USB Cradle. Charge LED Scan LED Mobile Computer Slot Spare Battery Charging LED Figure 2-1 Single Slot Serial/USB Cradle NOTE Use only a Zebra-approved power supply output rated 5.4 VDC and minimum 3A.

  • Page 33: Setup

    Accessories 2 - 3 Setup Figure 2-2 illustrates connecting the cradle to an RS-232 port and Figure 2-3 illustrates connecting the cradle to a USB port. After setting up the Single Slot Serial/USB cradle, see Communication on page 2-13 for information on setting up the mobile computer for communication with a host device.

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    2 - 4 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide USB Port AC Line Cord Power Supply DC Cable USB Cable USB Port Power Port Figure 2-3 Single Slot Serial/USB Cradle - USB Setup Battery Charging The Single Slot Serial/USB cradle can charge the mobile computer’s Li-ion battery and a spare Li-ion battery simultaneously.

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    Accessories 2 - 5 4. Gently press down on the battery to ensure proper contact. Battery Tab Spare Battery Power Port Figure 2-4 Inserting the Spare Li-ion Battery into the Cradle The cradle Spare Battery Charge LED indicates the spare battery charging status. See Table 2-1 for charging status indications.

  • Page 36: Four Slot Usb Cradle

    2 - 6 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Four Slot USB Cradle This section describes how to set up and use the Four Slot USB Cradle with the mobile computer. Charge LED Scan LED Power LED Figure 2-5 Four Slot Charge Only Cradle NOTE Use only a Zebra-approved power supply output rated 12 VDC and minimum 3A.

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    +104° F (0° C to +40° C). UConnect software must be loaded onto the mobile computer for proper ActiveSync operation. Refer to the MC1000 Integrator Guide for installing UConnect onto the mobile computer. To charge the mobile computer: 1. Connect the Four Slot USB cradle to a power source.

  • Page 38: Four Slot Ethernet Cradle

    Use only a Zebra approved power supply output rated 12 VDC and minimum 9 A. Use of an alternative CAUTION power supply will void the product warranty and may cause product damage. See the MC1000 User Guide for the power supply regulatory compliance statement.

  • Page 39: Link Led

    Accessories 2 - 9 Link LED The yellow Link LED blinks to indicate activity, or stays lit to indicate that a link is established. When it is not lit it indicates that there is no link. Daisychaining Ethernet Cradles To connect several cradles to an Ethernet network, up to four (recommended maximum) Ethernet cradles may be daisychained.

  • Page 40: Ethernet Cradle Drivers

    ** Depending on the application, allocated bandwidth may not be adequate. Ethernet Cradle Drivers The Ethernet cradle drivers are pre-installed on the MC1000. The MC1000 must be placed into USB Host mode before it is placed in a properly connected Four Slot Ethernet cradle.

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    Figure 2-9 LANNDS1 Window After using the Ethernet cradle the MC1000 must be placed in USB Client mode if ActiveSync is required. 1. Press F - CTRL - F - ESC to launch the Start menu. 2. Use the scroll keys to select Settings - Control Panel.

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    2 - 12 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Cables This section describes how to set up and use the cables. NOTE Use only a Zebra-approved power supply output rated 5.4 VDC and minimum 3A. The power supply is certified to EN60950 with SELV outputs.

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    Accessories 2 - 13 Battery Charging NOTE To charge the battery for your mobile device, battery and charger temperatures must be between +32° F and +104° F (0° C to +40° C). The Serial Charge cable and the USB Charge cable can charge the mobile computer’s Li-ion battery. Connect the cables as described above.

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    2 - 14 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Figure 2-11 PC Connection Window 4. Press F - TAB to highlight on the Change Connection... button. 5. Press ENT. The Change Connection window appears. Figure 2-12 Change Connection Window 6.

  • Page 45: Usb Connection Setup

    Accessories 2 - 15 Figure 2-13 ActiveSync - Not Connected 12. In the ActiveSync window, select File - Connection Settings and ensure the selections shown in Figure 2-14 are made. (Select the appropriate COM port for the host computer.) Figure 2-14 Serial Connection Settings 13.

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    2 - 16 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide 2. Scroll up to Settings and press ENT. The Control Panel appears. 3. Scroll to the PC Connections icon and press ENT. The PC Connection window appears. Figure 2-15 PC Connection Window 4.

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    Accessories 2 - 17 Figure 2-17 ActiveSync - Not Connected 12. In the ActiveSync window, select File > Connection Settings and ensure the selections shown in Figure 2-18 are made. Figure 2-18 USB Connection Settings 13. Click OK to save any changes made. NOTE Assign each mobile computer a unique device name.

  • Page 48: Uconnect

    2 - 18 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide UConnect UConnect software enables automatic synchronization of every mobile computer inserted in the Four-Slot USB cradle. Installing UConnect To install UConnect via the .CAB file: 1. Download the UConnect .CAB file from the Support Central website, http://www.zebra.com/support, to the host computer.

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    Accessories 2 - 19 Deselect this check box to restore control of cradle events to ActiveSync. This may be necessary when temporarily connecting to a non-partnered host computer as a guest. 4. In the Cancel sync if not connected in text box, enter the maximum time in seconds (between 5 and 120), that UConnect waits for a connection to occur when starting a synchronization session.

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    2 - 20 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Figure 2-20 UConnect Status Window • The Dock status: field indicates the current docked status of the mobile computer. • The Last sync time: field indicates the date and time the last synchronization session started. If UConnect has not performed synchronization, None appears.

  • Page 51: Chapter 3: Activesync Introduction

    Chapter 3 ActiveSync Introduction To communicate with the host computer, install Microsoft ActiveSync (version 4.0 or higher) on the host computer. Changes made on the mobile computer or host computer appear in both places after synchronization. ActiveSync software: • Allows working with mobile computer-compatible host applications on the host computer. ActiveSync replicates data from the mobile computer so the host application can view, enter, and modify data on the mobile computer.

  • Page 52: Installing Activesync

    3 - 2 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Installing ActiveSync To install ActiveSync on the host computer, download the latest version of the software from the Microsoft web site at http://www.microsoft.com. Refer to the installation and RAS instructions included with the ActiveSync software.

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    ActiveSync 3 - 3 4. Select the Show status icon in Taskbar check box. 5. Click OK to save any changes made. Setting up a Partnership After ActiveSync installation is complete, the ActiveSync Setup Wizard sets up a partnership to synchronize information between the mobile computer and host computer and customize synchronization settings.

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    3 - 4 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Figure 3-5 How To Sync Window 5. Click the Synchronize with this desktop computer radio button and select Next. The New Partnership/Select Number of Partnerships window appears. Figure 3-6 Select Number of Partnerships 6.

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    ActiveSync 3 - 5 Figure 3-7 Select Synchronization Settings Window 7. To synchronize a particular type of information, select its check box. To stop synchronization of that information, clear its check box. 8. Select Next. The New Partnership/Setup Complete window appears. Figure 3-8 Setup Complete Window 9.

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    3 - 6 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Figure 3-9 ActiveSync Connected Window The first synchronization copies information stored on the host computer to the mobile computer. When the copy is complete and all data is synchronized, disconnect the mobile computer from the host computer, if desired.

  • Page 57: Required System Configurations

    Zebra value-add APIs. The Windows CE Platform SDK for the MC1000 is used in conjunction with the SMDK for eVC4 to create Windows CE applications for the MC1000 mobile computer. The Platform SDK installs a new Windows CE device type and its associated libraries onto the development PC.

  • Page 58: Dcp For Mc1000

    Download the DCP from the Support Central website, http://www.zebra.com/support: Select Software Downloads. Select MC1000. On the MC1000 Product page, select the Device Configuration Package (DCP) for MC1000 from the Software Downloads section. Save the .exe file to the development computer.

  • Page 59: Platform Sdk

    Download the appropriate Platform SDK from the Support Central web site, http://www.zebra.com/support. Select Software Downloads. Select MC1000. On the MC1000 Product page, select the appropriate Platform SDK for MC1000 from the Software Downloads section. Save the .exe file to the development computer.

  • Page 60: Symbol Mobility Developer Kits

    Download the SMDK from the Support Central website, http://www.zebra.com/support: Select Software Downloads. Select MC1000. On the MC1000 Product page, select the appropriate Symbol Mobility Developer Kit for C from the Software Downloads section. Save the .exe file to the development computer.

  • Page 61: Sd Card.

    Chapter 5 Software Installation on Mobile Computer Introduction With the appropriate accessory, software, and connection, the mobile computer can share information with the host device. This chapter provides information about installing software and files on the mobile computer. To download and install software use: •...

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    5 - 2 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Figure 5-1 ActiveSync Connected Window 4. Select Explore. Figure 5-2 ActiveSync Explorer 5. Double-click a folder to expand the contents of the folder. Figure 5-3 Application Folder Contents...

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    Software Installation on Mobile Computer 5 - 3 6. Use Explorer to locate the host computer directory that contains the file to download. Click that directory in the left pane to display its contents in the right pane. 7. Drag the desired file(s) from the host computer to the desired mobile device folder. •...

  • Page 64: Adding Programs

    5 - 4 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Adding Programs Install the appropriate software on the host computer before installing it on the mobile computer: 1. Download the program to the host computer (or insert the CD or disk that contains the program into the host computer).

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    The standard TCM scripts can be found in the following folder: C:\Program Files\Symbol Windows CE SMDK (MC1000)\SymbolPlatforms \MC1000\TCMScripts. NOTE Before creating a script to build a hex image, identify the files required (system files, drivers, applications, etc.) and locate the files’...

  • Page 66: Starting Terminal Configuration Manager

    6 - 2 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Starting Terminal Configuration Manager Click the Windows start menu TCM icon (Windows CE SMDK for Series 1000) to start TCM. The TCM window appears displaying two child windows: Script1 and File Explorer. The Script1 window contains a newly created script and the File Explorer window contains a file explorer view used for selecting files to place in the script.

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    Creating/Loading Hex Images 6 - 3 TCM Components (Continued) Table 6-1 Icon Component Function Large icons button View the current script items as large icon. Small icons button View the current script items as small icon. List button View the current script items as a list. Details button View the current script items with more details.

  • Page 68: Defining Script Properties

    6 - 4 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Defining Script Properties Define script properties before creating a script This defines the type of mobile computer, flash type, number of disks being created, and the memory configuration of each disk partition.

  • Page 69: Creating The Script For The Hex Image

    A script file can be created from scratch or based on an existing script file. Click Create to create a new script or click Open to open an existing script (for example, a script provided in the MC1000 DCP). If changes are made to an existing script saving the changes overwrites the original script.

  • Page 70: Saving The Script

    6 - 6 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Saving the Script To save modifications to a script file use the Save or the Save As function. Saving changes to an existing script over writes the original script. To use a Zebra-supplied standard script as a base and save the changes in a new script, use the Save As function.

  • Page 71: Downloading The Hex Image

    1. For downloads using either a serial or a USB connection, connect the mobile computer to the development computer using the Single Slot Serial/USB cradle or MC1000 Communication/Charge cables. Ensure that power is applied to the mobile computer. To ensure a successful download, do not remove CAUTION power from the mobile computer while in IPL mode.

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    6 - 8 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide IPL Menu Partitions Table 6-2 Partition Description Name Platform Contains the files in the Platform folder. Application Contains the files in the Application folder. Config Block Contains information to correctly configure the operating system for the mobile computer. This information is loaded by the manufacturer.

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    Creating/Loading Hex Images 6 - 9 Select Transport SD/MMC ActiveSync Uart - Serial Previous Figure 6-7 Select Transport Menu 6. Use the up and down scroll keys to select either the ActiveSync Uart - Serial transport method or the USB transport method, then press ENT.

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    6 - 10 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide 10. If USB was selected in the Select Transport menu, the Waiting for Download message appears. Downloading ..Auto Select via USB standard waiting for input ..

  • Page 75: Using A Sd/mmc Card

    Creating/Loading Hex Images 6 - 11 Downloading: “Partition Name” via “Device Parameters” Result was: Success! Press any key to continue Figure 6-11 Downloading Complete Screen 17. Press ENT to return to the IPL menu to select the next partition to download. 18.

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    6 - 12 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide 5. Choose Auto Select or use the up and down scroll buttons to select the partition to download, then press ENT. Table 6-2 on page 6-8 for IPL Menu partition descriptions.

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    Creating/Loading Hex Images 6 - 13 Download File? Download Cancel Show Parrms Previous Figure 6-15 Download File Menu 9. Use the up and down scroll keys to select Download. 10. Before the download starts, if ActiveSync Uart - Serial was selected in the Select Transport menu, Waiting for Data appears in the Device Status field.

  • Page 78: Tcm Error Messages

    6 - 14 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide TCM Error Messages TCM validates the cells in the partition table when the Execute button is clicked. Cells highlighted in red contain an error. Partition loading is disabled until all errors are corrected.

  • Page 79: Ipl Error Detection

    Creating/Loading Hex Images 6 - 15 TCM Error Messages (Continued) Table 6-3 Error Description/Solution INVALID VOLUME NAME In Script Properties window, one of the volume labels is not valid. Corrupt TCM.INI file! (Invalid value The VolumeDivisor entry is missing or invalid in the TCM.ini. Reinstall TCM or of VolumeDivisor) recover TCM.ini.

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    6 - 16 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide IPL Errors Table 6-4 Error Error Text Probable Cause Number Unknown error A general error occurred. Retry the download. If the failure persists, it is most likely due to a hardware failure; the mobile computer requires servicing.

  • Page 81: Creating A Splash Screen

    The file format is invalid. IPL only supports Symbol hex files. Creating a Splash Screen The MC1000 CDCP includes source bitmap files used to create the default splash screens for the mobile computer. Modify these files using any of the standard windows image editors to allow customization.

  • Page 82: Flash Storage

    6 - 18 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Flash Storage In addition to the RAM-based storage standard on Windows CE mobile computers, the mobile computer is also equipped with a non-volatile Flash-based storage area which can store data (partitions) that can not be corrupted by a cold boot.

  • Page 83: Non-ffs Partitions

    “>”. The following example from the file application.cpy is contained on the demo application partition included in the MC1000 DCP. Also obtain this from the Support Central web site at http://www.zebra.com/support.

  • Page 84: Downloading Partitions To The Mobile Computer

    Partition Update vs. File Update There are two types of updates supported by the mobile computer: partitions and files. The MC1000 uses the same file system as the file system used on a desktop computer. A file is a unit of data that can be accessed using a file name and a location in the file system.

  • Page 85: Chapter 7: Airbeam Smart Introduction

    Chapter 7 AirBEAM Smart Introduction The AirBEAM Smart product allows specially designed software packages to be transferred between a host server and Zebra handheld devices. Before transfer, AirBEAM Smart checks and compares package version, so that only updated packages are loaded. AirBEAM Smart resides on client devices and allows them to request, download and install software, as well as to upload files and status data.

  • Page 86: Airbeam Smart Client

    7 - 2 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide AirBEAM Smart Client The AirBEAM Smart Client is installed on the handheld mobile computer. It is configured with the server access information, the names of the packages to be downloaded and other controlling parameters. When the AirBEAM Smart Client is launched, the device connects to the specified FTP server and checks the packages it is configured to look for.

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    AirBEAM Smart 7 - 3 Field Description Package 1 Package name of the first of eight packages. This is an optional field. Package 2 Package name of the second of eight packages. This is an optional field. Package 3 Package name of the third of eight packages. This is an optional field. Package 4 Package name of the fourth of eight packages.

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    7 - 4 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Figure 7-4 Server Tab Field Description IP Address The IP Address of the server. It may be a host name or a dot notation format. Directory The directory on the server that contains the AirBEAM package definition files. All AirBEAM package definition files are retrieved from this directory during the package synchronization process.

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    AirBEAM Smart 7 - 5 Table 7-1 Misc(1) Tab Field Description Auto-load This drop-down list is used to specify how the AirBEAM Smart Client is to be invoked automatically when the client device is rebooted. The selections are: Disable: the AirBEAM Smart Client is not invoked automatically during the boot sequence. Interactive: the AirBEAM Smart Client is invoked automatically during the boot sequence.

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    7 - 6 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Field Description Auto-retry This field is used to specify whether the AirBEAM Smart Client automatically retries if there is a failure during the synchronization process. If this feature is enabled, the AirBEAM Smart Client displays a popup dialog indicating the attempt of a retry.

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    AirBEAM Smart 7 - 7 Field Description Use DHCP This check box control specifies whether the AirBEAM Smart Client uses the DHCP response server option 66 to specify the IP address of the FTP/TFTP server. If enabled, special RF network registry settings are required to force the DHCP server to return the “TFTP server name”...

  • Page 92: Synchronizing With The Server

    7 - 8 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Table 7-2 Misc (4) Tab Descriptions Field Description Sched Mode Specifies whether (and how) the scheduled mode is enabled. If enabled, schedule mode causes the AirBEAM synchronization process to occur periodically. The selections are: Disable - The schedule mode is disabled.

  • Page 93: Airbeam Smart Staging

    AirBEAM Smart 7 - 9 Manual Synchronization 1. Configure the AirBEAM Smart Client. See Configuring the AirBEAM Smart Client on page 7-2. 2. From the main AirBEAM CE window, press and select Synchronize 3. Once connected, the AirBEAM Synchronize window appears. Figure 7-9 AirBEAM Synchronize Window •...

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  • Page 95: Chapter 8: Maintenance And Troubleshooting Introduction

    Chapter 8 Maintenance and Troubleshooting Introduction This chapter includes instructions on cleaning and storing the mobile computer, and provides troubleshooting solutions for potential problems during mobile computer operation. Maintaining the Mobile Computer For trouble-free service, observe the following tips when using the mobile computer: •...

  • Page 96: Mobile Computer

    8 - 2 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Troubleshooting Mobile Computer Table 8-1 Troubleshooting the Mobile Computer Problem Cause Solution Mobile computer does Main battery not Charge or replace the main battery in the mobile computer. not turn on.

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    Maintenance and Troubleshooting 8 - 3 Table 8-1 Troubleshooting the Mobile Computer (Continued) Problem Cause Solution Mobile computer turns Mobile computer is The mobile computer turns off after a period of inactivity. This itself off. inactive. period can be set from 1 to 5 minutes, in one-minute intervals. Battery is depleted.

  • Page 98: Single-slot Serial/usb Cradle

    8 - 4 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Single Slot Serial/USB Cradle Table 8-2 Troubleshooting the Single Slot Serial/USB Cradle Symptom Possible Cause Action Charge LEDs do not Cradle is not receiving power. Ensure the power cable is connected securely to both light when mobile the cradle and to AC power.

  • Page 99: Four-slot Usb Cradle

    Maintenance and Troubleshooting 8 - 5 Four Slot USB Cradle Table 8-3 Troubleshooting the Four Slot USB Cradle Symptom Possible Cause Action Charge LEDs do not Cradle is not receiving power. Ensure the power cable is connected securely to both light when mobile the cradle and to AC power.

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    8 - 6 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Table 8-4 Troubleshooting the Cables (Continued) Symptom Possible Cause Action Mobile computer Mobile computer was Ensure cable is receiving power. Ensure mobile computer is battery is not removed from cable or seated correctly.

  • Page 101: Technical Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications Technical Specifications Mobile Computer Table A-1 summarizes the mobile computer’s intended operating environment. Table A-1 Mobile Computer Technical Specifications Item Description Operating Temperature 14° to 122°F (-10° to +50°C) Storage Temperature -40° to 158°F (-40° to 70°C) Battery Charging Temperature -32°...

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    Sandisk SD cards will operate in conjunction, in combination or in integration with the Zebra MC1000 or any other Zebra product. The above information is offered on an “as is” basis, and does not constitute business, legal,...

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    Using the Interfaces A - 3 Single-Slot Serial/USB Cradle Table A-2 summarizes the Single-Slot Serial/USB cradle’s technical specifications. Table A-2 Single-Slot Serial/USB Cradle Technical Specifications Item Description Operating Temperature -32° to 122°F (0° to +50°C) Storage Temperature -40° to 158°F (-40° to 70°C) Battery Charging Temperature 32°...

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    A - 4 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Four-Slot USB Cradle Table A-2 summarizes the Four-Slot USB cradle’s technical specifications. Table A-3 Four-Slot USB Cradle Technical Specifications Item Description Operating Temperature -32° to 122°F (0° to +50°C) Storage Temperature -40°...

  • Page 105: Mobile Computer Pin-outs

    Using the Interfaces A - 5 Mobile Computer Pin-Outs Table A-4 MC1000 Pin-Outs PIN Number Signal Name Function Ground, 2.5A max. CRADLE_DET Grounded by cradle when in cradle RS232C USB_D_MINUS USB_D_PLUS Ground, 2.5A max. USB-VBUS USB-ID RS232C RS232C RS232C RS232C...

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    Appendix B Keypad Maps Introduction This appendix contains the keypad map for the MC1000. Keypad The keypad contains a Power button, application keys, scroll keys, and a function key. See Table B-5 for the keypad mappings.

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    B - 2 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Figure B-1 MC1000 Keypad...

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    Using the Interfaces B - 3 Table B-5 Keypad Mapping CTRL Left Note: Blank lines are provided to allow the application developer to use this table as a keypad mapping worksheet.

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    B - 4 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Table B-5 Keypad Mapping (Continued) Right Down Note: Blank lines are provided to allow the application developer to use this table as a keypad mapping worksheet.

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    Using the Interfaces B - 5 Table B-5 Keypad Mapping (Continued) 160+65 160+66 160+67 Note: Blank lines are provided to allow the application developer to use this table as a keypad mapping worksheet.

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    B - 6 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Table B-5 Keypad Mapping (Continued) 160+68 160+69 160+70 160+71 160+72 160+73 Note: Blank lines are provided to allow the application developer to use this table as a keypad mapping worksheet.

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    Using the Interfaces B - 7 Table B-5 Keypad Mapping (Continued) 160+74 160+75 160+76 160+77 160+78 160+79 Note: Blank lines are provided to allow the application developer to use this table as a keypad mapping worksheet.

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    B - 8 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Table B-5 Keypad Mapping (Continued) 160+80 160+81 160+82 160+83 160+84 160+85 160+86 Note: Blank lines are provided to allow the application developer to use this table as a keypad mapping worksheet.

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    Using the Interfaces B - 9 Table B-5 Keypad Mapping (Continued) 160+87 160+88 160+89 160+90 SPAC Note: Blank lines are provided to allow the application developer to use this table as a keypad mapping worksheet.

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    B - 10 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Table B-5 Keypad Mapping (Continued) SHIFT Contrast Note: Blank lines are provided to allow the application developer to use this table as a keypad mapping worksheet.

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    Using the Interfaces B - 11 Table B-5 Keypad Mapping (Continued) BKSP Volume Alpha Note: Blank lines are provided to allow the application developer to use this table as a keypad mapping worksheet.

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    B - 12 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Table B-5 Keypad Mapping (Continued) Function Note: Blank lines are provided to allow the application developer to use this table as a keypad mapping worksheet.

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    Appendix C Specifications Design Considerations When designing applications for a global environment, refer to the following web site for useful resource information. • Microsoft Global Development and Computing Portal at http://www.microsoft.com/globaldev.

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    C - 2 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide...

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    Glossary 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.

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    Glossary - 2 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Bar Width. Thickness of a bar measured from the edge closest to the symbol start character to the trailing edge of the same bar. BIOS. Basic Input Output System. A collection of ROM-based code with a standard API used to interface with standard PC hardware.

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    Glossary - 3 Code 128. A high density symbology which allows the controller to encode all 128 ASCII characters without adding extra symbol elements. Code 3 of 9 (Code 39). A versatile and widely used alphanumeric bar code symbology with a set of 43 character types, including all uppercase letters, numerals from 0 to 9 and 7 special characters (- .

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    Flash Memory. Flash memory is nonvolatile, semi-permanent storage that can be electronically erased in the circuit and reprogrammed. MC1000 mobile computers use Flash memory to store the operating system (ROM-DOS), the terminal emulators, and the Citrix ICA Client for DOS.

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    Input/Output Ports. I/O ports are primarily dedicated to passing information into or out of the mobile computer’s memory. MC1000 mobile computers include Serial and USB ports. IP. Internet Protocol. The IP part of the TCP/IP communications protocol. IP implements the network layer (layer 3) of the protocol, which contains a network address and is used to route a message to a different network or subnetwork.

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    Misread (Misdecode). A condition which occurs when the data output of a reader or interface controller does not agree with the data encoded within a bar code symbol. Mobile Computer. In this text, mobile computer refers to the MC1000 mobile computer. It can be set up to run as a stand-alone device.

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    Glossary - 7 Nominal. The exact (or ideal) intended value for a specified parameter. Tolerances are specified as positive and negative deviations from this value. Nominal Size. Standard size for a bar code symbol. Most UPC/EAN codes are used over a range of magnifications (e.g., from 0.80 to 2.00 of nominal).

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    Glossary - 8 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide RAM. Random Access Memory. Data in RAM can be accessed in random order, and quickly written and read. Reflectance. Amount of light returned from an illuminated surface. Resolution. The narrowest element dimension which is distinguished by a particular reading device or printed with a particular device or method.

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    Glossary - 9 Subnet Mask. A 32-bit number used to separate the network and host sections of an IP address. A custom subnet mask subdivides an IP network into smaller subsections. The mask is a binary pattern that is matched up with the IP address to turn part of the host ID address field into a field for subnets.

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    Glossary - 10 MC1000 with Windows CE 5.0 Integrator Guide Warm Boot. A warm boot restarts the mobile computer by closing all running programs. All data that is not saved to flash memory is lost.

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    Index Numerics 28-key keypad batteries mapping ....... B-3 charging ....... 1-5 battery charging backup battery .

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    DCP for MC1000 ......xii inserting ....... . 1-3 Device Configuration Package .

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    Index - 3 single slot serial/USB cradle ....1-2 single-slot serial cradle LED indicators ......2-5 single-slot serial/USB cradle .

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