Motorola F3124A User Manual

Imd intelligent mail device


User Manual
Draft Feb 20, 2005
F3124A & F3125A


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Summary of Contents for Motorola F3124A

  • Page 1 User Manual Intelligent Mail Device Draft Feb 20, 2005 Models F3124A & F3125A 6802975C55-O @6802975C55@...
  • Page 3: Computer Software Copyrights

    No duplication or distribution of this document or any portion thereof shall take place with- out the express written permission of Motorola. No part of this manual may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, for any purpose without the express written permission of Motorola.
  • Page 4: Commercial Warranty

    Product Accessories One (1) Year Motorola, at its option, will at no charge either repair the Product (with new or recon- ditioned parts), replace it (with a new or reconditioned Product), or refund the pur- chase price of the Product during the warranty period provided it is returned in accordance with the terms of this warranty.
  • Page 5 Product item, transportation and insurance prepaid, to an authorized warranty ser- vice location. Warranty service will be provided by Motorola through one of its authorized warranty service locations. If you first contact the company which sold you the Product, it can facilitate your obtaining warranty service.
  • Page 6 K. Normal and customary wear and tear. VI. Patent And Software Provisions MOTOROLA will defend, at its own expense, any suit brought against the end user purchaser to the extent that it is based on a claim that the Product or parts infringe a...
  • Page 7 Grant of Equipment Authorization Model Differences The IMD is provided in two model versions - F3124A and F3125A. The two models differ only by the incorpora- tion of the following radio modules: Model F3124A is equipped with Wi-Fi 802.11b and Bluetooth radios...
  • Page 8 (1) This device may not cause harmful interference. (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. For detailed product safety and RF exposure refer to Safety and General Informa- tion leaflet, Motorola publication Number 6802975C53.
  • Page 9: Notational Conventions

    SD is a registed trademark of SanDisk Corporation. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. The Bluetooth trademarks are owned by their proprietor and used by Motorola, Inc. under license in the U.S. and other countries. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners.
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  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    LED indications when IMD is out of the cradle ..11 LED Indications When IMD is in the cradle ..11 Government & Enterprise Mobility Solutions 6802975C55-O 1301 E. Algonquin Road, Schaumburg, IL 60196 March, 2005 © Motorola Inc., 2005...
  • Page 12 Using the Keypad ..........12 Screen Back-Light Adjustment........ 14 Turning on & off the Screen Back-light....14 Keypad Back-Light Adjustment ......14 Turning on & off the Keypad Back-light ....15 Capturing Images ..........16 Resetting the IMD..........18 Mini SD Memory Card .......... 19 Installing a Mini SD Card ........
  • Page 13: Introduction

    This manual covers the basic setup operations and use of the Intelligent Mail Device (IMD) handheld computer. The IMD may use a variety of Motorola docking cradles for network com- munication and power charging. Note that this manual briefly describes the basic features of each cradle.
  • Page 14: Unpacking

    The IMD is powered by a 900 mAh 7.2V Lithium-Ion battery pack (1800 mAh battery is also available). The battery is fully recharged within four hours, using the IMD cradles or battery charger. When battery is replaced, a built-in power source, independent of the bat- tery pack, maintains data in the IMD memory for at least 5 minutes.
  • Page 15: Imd Features

    IMD Features Front Panel and Top Side Features Imager Window Application Power Button/Status LED (refer to the soft- (Power, Battery and ware application Main Menu Charging Status) guide) (see page 10) & (see page 11) Touch Screen Right Hand Left Hand Scan Button Scan Button Main...
  • Page 16: Rear And Bottom Side Features

    Rear and Bottom Side Features Imager Window Hand-strap Anchor Stylus Compartment Battery Release Button (see page 7) Right Hand Scan Button Right Hand Scan Button Battery Pack Access Door to the Mini SD Memory (see page 19) Hand-strap Anchor Access Door to the Mini SD Memory External Connector (see page 19)
  • Page 17: Charging The Battery

    Charging the Battery The IMD battery is charged inside the IMD. The battery is shipped from the factory uncharged and not installed. Install and charge the battery before using the IMD for the first time. Battery Installation and Removal Important Note: Release Button The IMD allows you to Hand-strap...
  • Page 18: First Time Battery Charge

    The performance of the rechargeable battery delivered with the IMD depends on the way the battery is treated. Therefore, to comply with Motorola Warranty for batteries and to assure high performance and a long life for the rechargeable battery, please read and follow the battery maintenance sections below.
  • Page 19: Extending Battery Life

    A battery is an expendable part and may need replacing during the life of the IMD. To ensure maximum service life of the IMD, always replace the battery with a genuine Motorola replacement. The IMD Cradle will charge the battery most effectively when it is at room temperature [approx.
  • Page 20: Using The Imd

    Using the IMD Turning On the IMD Press the Power Button/Status LED (see Figure 1) to turn on the IMD. Turning Off the IMD When the IMD is On, hold the Power Button/Status LED pressed for at least four seconds - the IMD will remember the last used screen and will go into deep sleep mode - no information will be lost.
  • Page 21: Visual Indications Of Power Button/Status Led

    Visual indications of Power Button/Status LED The Power Button/Status LED has a 3 color LED (red/yellow/green) to indi- cate the power, battery and charging status (see Figure 1). The LED indications differ when the IMD is used out of the cradle and inside the cradle.
  • Page 22: Using The Keypad

    Using the Keypad The IMD keypad enables the user to input both alphabetic and numeric data to the software application. However, since the keypad can only con- tain a limited number of keys, some special keys are assigned to perform special tasks that are usually found on full-size computer keyboards.
  • Page 23 <SCAN>: The Imager trigger button is used for scanning images (refer to “Capturing Images” on page 16). <ENTER>: The <ENTER> key is used to continue to the next screen (i.e. continue processing). Navigation Keys: The <Up Arrow> and <Down Arrow> keys are used to scroll up and down on menu, form and data list screens.
  • Page 24: Screen Back-Light Adjustment

    Help: This key is pressed to popup help window when Help application is available. To know more about the key, consult the software application guide of the IMD. Configuration: The configuration key is pressed to popup mainte- nance application window, when maintenance application is avail- able.
  • Page 25: Turning On & Off The Keypad Back-Light

    Turning on & off the Keypad Back-light Hold press for 4 seconds - the screen Back-light will turn on. To turn off - hold pressed for another 2 seconds. When not in use, Back-light turns off automatically after 10 seconds.
  • Page 26: Capturing Images

    Capturing Images The IMD houses a digital camera (Imager) that captures pictures and decodes the most commonly used 1D and 2D bar codes. The IMD supports ° omni-directional operation for easy use in daily work. The Imager captures digital images, such as signatures, text or pictures of any object or form.
  • Page 27 To capture a barcode, aim the green aimer bar in any angle across the bar- code, as shown in Figure 6 2D Barcode Symbol 1D Barcode Symbol Figure 6. IMD Imager - Barcode Capture Position Note: When adjusting your position, you may move back and forth from the target to capture the entire object - a successful scan may be followed by sound indication.
  • Page 28: Resetting The Imd

    Simultaneously, press keys ESC + A + F (see Figure 7) for at least 5 seconds - the Motorola logo will show on the screen for about 30 seconds and then WinCE desktop will appear - the IMD functions again.
  • Page 29: Mini Sd Memory Card

    Step 2: Cold Reset Cold Reset restarts the IMD by erasing all stored records and entries. Do Not perform Cold Reset unless Warm Reset fails to solve the problem. Press the Power Button/Status LED + S + X keys simultaneously for at least 5 seconds (see Figure 11);...
  • Page 30: Maintaining The Imd

    Maintaining the IMD In order to maintain the IMD in good working order: • Do not scratch the screen. Use only Motorola supplied stylus pen. • Never use a pen or pencil or any sharp object on the screen. • Protect the IMD from temperature extremes. Do not leave the IMD on the dashboard of a car on a hot day, and keep the IMD away from hot places.
  • Page 31 FHN6621 It is the responsibility of the user to use only the approved accessories supplied for this product, as detailed in Table 1 . Motorola is not responsi- ble for the use of accessories not approved for this product. For more information on the availability of these accessories, please call...
  • Page 32: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Table 2: Troubleshooting the IMD Problem Cause Solution IMD does not Battery is not Ensure proper battery installa- turn On installed properly or tion in IMD. not charged Charge or replace the battery IMD in Suspend mode Press the Power Button/Status Battery does not IMD is not locked in Re-install IMD in IMD Cradle.
  • Page 33 Table 2: Troubleshooting the IMD Problem Cause Solution IMD does not Problem in IMD oper- Ensure proper battery installa- respond ating system or com- tion in IMD. munication network Charge or replace the battery Execute Warm Reset “Resetting the IMD” on page 18. The IMD should function again If IMD still does not respond, perform Cold Rest (see “Reset-...
  • Page 34: Safety Instructions

    Safety Instructions IMD On-board Aircraft Battery Warnings and Disposal Always remove the battery from the IMD when shipped via air. Any use of the IMD must be in accordance with applicable regulations per airline crew instructions. Battery Disposal Batteries must be recycled or disposed of properly in accordance with local requirements.
  • Page 35: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS Weight 16.1 Ounces (461 g), including the standard capacity battery (900 mAh) Dimensions Width x Length x Depth: 3” x 7.7” x 1.93” (77.8 x 197.6 x 49 mm) ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATIONS Power Supply From external connector (Cradle connec- tion): 10 to 15VDC, maximum current 1.5A From Li-Ion battery pack: 5.4 to 8.4VDC, maximum current 1.5A,...
  • Page 36 Keyboard 36 keys: - 26 alpha (A-Z) keys - 4 scroll keys - 2 soft (programmable) function keys - 3 scan keys, one front mounted and one on each side of the terminal - 7 function keys - 1 power on/off key with 3 color LED Status Indicator Two Tricolor LEDs: 1.
  • Page 37: Main Battery

    Barcode Imager IT4100SR: Image Engine with Adaptus imaging tech- nology that implements area imaging for both 1D and 2D reading as well as capture of signatures. - Lighting conditions ranging from complete darkness to 100,000 lux [depth of field specification may be reduced under condi- tions of less than 535 lux (50fc)].
  • Page 38: Operating System

    Software Operating System®-based operating system (run- ning Windows® CE-based applications) Communication Personal Area Network (PAN): Bluetooth 1.2 RF communication to wireless equip- ment Wi-Fi Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) with integrated antenna for software debugging: Network Standard IEEE 802.11b Frequency Band 2.400-2.474 GHz (2.4 GHz ISM Band) Full RS-232 serial port and USB 1.1 client...
  • Page 39 ENVIRONOMENTAL SPECIFICATIONS Operational 32º F (0º C) to 122º F (50º C). Temperature See below * for operation between (without degradation) -18º F (-28º C) to 32× F (0º C) Storage Temperature -22º F (-30º C) to 158º F (70º C), 24 hours soak, without battery Humidity 8 hours at 122º...
  • Page 40 UL marking based on UL 60950-1 * Operational Temperature with From -18º F (-28º C) to 32º degradation F (0º C): (based on Motorola testing) Response time up to ½ Min. Contrast: – Reflective 2:1 –Transmissive 20:1 Backlight – No degrada-...
  • Page 41 Battery Degra- At 14º F (-10º C): 85% dation At -4º F (-20º C): 50% ( % of capacity At -18º F (-28º C): 35% w/temp, 100% at 77× F (25º C), 0.2C discharge rate.)
  • Page 42 Index Accessories PowerPad Parts Aircraft Remove Battery Battery Charge Resetting Battery charging temperature room temperature Battery Maintenance Battery Storage Safety Instructions Battery Warnings Scan Angle Scanning Charging Speaker Cold Rese storage temperatures cool and dry areas store Suspend Mode Disposal Touch Sensitive Screen Extending Battery Life Troubleshooting...
  • Page 43 2 - Index...
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