Dolphin™ CN80 Mobile Computer powered by Android™ 7 User Guide...
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TABLE OF CONTENTS Customer Support ........................ix Technical Assistance ......................ix Product Service and Repair ....................ix Limited Warranty ........................ix Chapter 1 - About the Computer Features........... 1 About the Dolphin CN80 Mobile Computer ................ 1 Model Overview ........................1 Features of the CN80 ......................
Select a Touch Screen Profile to Optimize Performance ..........15 Configure the Screen Backlight .....................16 About the Scan Status LED .....................16 About the Keypad.........................17 Keypad LEDs ...........................17 About the Color-Coded Keys.....................18 Enter Characters on the QWERTY Keypad ............18 Enter Characters on the Numeric Keypad ............19 About the Audio Features ......................19 Adjust Speaker Volume .......................20 Enable Vibrate Mode......................20...
About Screen Gestures......................36 Set the Time Zone ........................36 About Honeywell Applications ....................37 Applications You Can Download to the Mobile Computer ..........38 About Honeywell Enterprise Browser ..............38 About Honeywell Launcher..................38 Unlock Developer Options......................39 Chapter 3 - Use the Image Engine ...............41 About the Image Engine......................41...
Chapter 4 - Use the Phone................51 About the Phone...........................51 Add or Switch Between Network Carriers................52 Select a SIM Card Slot ......................52 Activate the UMTS Phone ....................53 Activate the CDMA Phone....................56 Make a Phone Call........................56 Answer the Phone........................57 Switch Apps During a Phone Call ...................57 Make an Emergency Phone Call....................58 Configure Phone Settings......................58 Chapter 5 - Use the Camera................
About Software Updates ......................81 About Transferring Files via USB Connection............81 Install Software Updates with AutoInstall................82 Optional microSD Card Method ..................82 About the Honeywell Upgrader ....................83 How to View the Installed OTA Version .................83 Install OTA Updates ......................84 Reboot (Restart) the Computer ....................85 About Enterprise Data Reset ....................85...
Before You Begin ........................86 Full Factory Reset the Computer ..................87 Clean the Computer........................87 Appendix A - Specifications................89 Computer Agency Information....................89 Label Locations ........................89 Physical and Environmental Specifications ..............90 Bar Code Symbologies Supported..................90 N6603ER Imager Engine Reading Distances ..............91 N6600ER Imager Engine Field of View/Resolution ..........92 EX20 Near/Far Image Engine Reading Distances ............92 EX20 Imager Engine Field of View/Resolution ............92 viii...
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EX20 Near/Far (1D/2D), high performance 2D imager for long range scanning applications up to 15.2 m (50 ft). Honeywell offers heater-equipped cold storage CN80 versions to extend the use of the mobile computer in cold storage and freezer environments.
• 23-key numeric function keypad N6603ER (1D/2D) high performance Honeywell imager EX20 Near/Far (1D/2D), high performance 2D Honeywell imager for long range scanning applications; 0.15 m to 15.2 m (6 in to 50 ft). WLAN IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac radio; Wi-Fi certified Bluetooth™...
Features of the CN80 CN80 Model with N6603ER Imager Battery Status /Notification LED Speaker Microphone Power Button Aux Button Scan Status LED Scan Button Touch Panel Scan Button Keyboard (model dependent) Speakers Microphone I/O Connector Dolphin CN80 Mobile Computer...
Microphone Imager Window (LED/Laser Aperture) Laser Safety Label Location Camera Lens and Flash Volume Buttons microSIM/microSD Card Door Scan Button IMEI Label Location on Model CN80L1N Battery Latch Stylus Battery Hand Strap Dolphin CN80 Mobile Computer...
CN80 Model with EX20 Near/Far Imager Note: The EX20 Near/Far Imager is only available for CN80L0N models. Battery Status/Notification LED Speaker Microphone Power Button Aux Button Scan Status LED Scan Button Touch Panel Scan Button Keyboard (model dependent) Speakers Microphone I/O Connector Dolphin CN80 Mobile Computer...
Microphone Imager Window (LED/Laser Aperture) Laser Safety Label Location Camera Lens and Flash Volume Buttons microSIM/microSD Card Door Scan Button Battery Latch Stylus Battery Hand Strap Dolphin CN80 Mobile Computer...
The battery has a 22.3 watt hour capacity. Several factors determine the life of your battery, such as display brightness, display timeout, input device, extreme temperature, and usage. Honeywell recommends that you keep the battery charged at all times to prevent data loss.
4. Release one end of the hand strap. 5. Slide the battery latch to the right. 6. Lift up on the edge of the battery and remove it from the computer. Dolphin CN80 Mobile Computer...
7. Insert the charged battery into the computer. 8. Press down on the edge of the battery to engage the lock. 9. Attach the hand strap. Snap 10. Press the Power button. Dolphin CN80 Mobile Computer...
The computer is connected to external power and the battery is charging. There is a battery error. Install another battery. If the problem persists, contact Honeywell Technical Support. The Battery status LED appears in the upper right corner of the touch screen.
You can change the behavior of the Battery status LED if the out-of-box behavior for a charging battery (blinking green) is not acceptable to your environment. You can choose one of three options: • Honeywell Battery LED (factory default, out-of-box configuration) • Default Battery LED (optional Android OS configuration) •...
3. Choose one of the options: • Default Battery LED (optional Android OS configuration) • Honeywell Battery LED (factory default/out-of-box configuration) • No Battery LED Check the Battery Level and Usage In addition to the Battery status icon and LED, you can monitor the battery status from the Settings app.
• Avoid dropping the battery or computer. If you suspect that the battery or computer is damaged, send it to a Honeywell service center for inspection. • Replace the battery only with another CW-BAT model battery. This battery has been tested in accordance with applicable safety standards.
Power On the Computer After you have fully charged and installed a battery, power on the computer for the first time: • Press and hold the Power button for approximately 3 seconds, and then release the button. Welcome Screen The first time you power on the computer, a Welcome screen appears. You can either scan a configuration bar code or use the Wizard to manually set up the computer.
The recommended setting for the Screen lock is to enable a Password lock. Use a strong password value (e.g., include numbers, characters, special characters, and mix character case). 1. Swipe up from the bottom of the Home screen to access all apps. 2.
Configure the Screen Backlight The display has an ambient light sensor that automatically adjusts the backlight intensity to conserve power and ensure the display is readable. You can also manually set the backlight intensity if you do not want to use the automated adaptive brightness feature.
About the Keypad The Dolphin CN80 is available in two keypad configurations. 40-Key QWERTY Keypad 23-Key Numeric Keypad Keypad LEDs Special characters and alternate functions are entered by pressing color-coded key sequences. Keypad LEDs indicate when a color-coded modifier key is active or when caps lock is turned On.
About the Color-Coded Keys Use the keypad color-coded modifier key(s) and the caps lock function to access all the characters, numbers, symbols and functions marked on the computer keys. Enter Characters on the QWERTY Keypad Computer models with a QWERTY keypad include a yellow modifier key for typing alternate numbers and symbols.
Enter Characters on the Numeric Keypad Computer models with a numeric keypad include a yellow modifier key and a blue modifier key for typing alphabetical characters and accessing functions. To type a number: • Press the relevant number key. To type an alphabetical character: 1.
Adjust Speaker Volume Use the volume buttons on the left side of the computer to adjust the volume of ringtones, media, notifications, and alarms. 1. Press either the Volume Up or Volume Down button. The volume slider appears. 2. Tap the down arrow to expand the options.
Audio Settings This section describes the audio and sound settings you can configure in the Settings app. • To change audio settings, select the Settings app and tap Sound. Note: Sound settings are model dependent. Some settings may not be available for your model type.
About the CN80 Cold Storage Model Heater CN80 Cold Storage (CS) models come equipped with touch screen and scan window heaters to support extended use in freezers as well as transitions into and out of freezer areas. The heaters can be set to turn On automatically to defrost the touch screen and scan window based on external temperature changes and timers or the user can control the heaters by manually turning them On or Off.
Cold Storage Exit Detection In Automatic mode, cold storage exit detection occurs when the sensors identify a quick rise in the ambient temperature. • If Preemptive Heating is disabled (default) and the Chill time has expired, the system turns the heaters On at full power when a cold storage exit is detected. •...
Configure the Heater in the Settings App 1. Swipe up from the bottom of the Home screen to access all apps. 2. Tap Settings > Heater. 3. Modify the heater parameters. 4. Tap Update to apply the changes. 5. Tap OK. Heater Parameters You can configure the following Heater parameters in the Settings app to fit your specific application environment.
Insert a microSD Card You can use a microSD card to increase file storage capacity or to install software. Honeywell recommends the use of Single Level Cell (SLC) industrial grade microSD or microSDHC memory cards with the computer for maximum performance and durability.
4. Release one end of the hand strap. 5. Slide the battery latch to the right. 6. Lift up on the edge of the battery and remove it from the computer Dolphin CN80 Mobile Computer...
7. Loosen the screws securing the card access door closed. Use the tab to lift the edge of the door. 8. Press down gently and slide the card holder away from the open access door. Lift the edge of the holder up. Dolphin CN80 Mobile Computer...
9. Insert the microSD card into the card holder with the contacts facing out. 10. Close the holder with the card inserted. Press down gently on the card holder and slide it into the locked position. 11. Close the card access door and tighten the screws. 12.
Configure USB Connection and Transfer Files Note: The CN80 supports Hi-Speed USB communications (USB 2.0) with a maximum data transfer rate of 480 Mbps. 1. Connect the CN80 to your workstation. 2. On the CN80, swipe down from the top of the screen to see the notifications. 3.
Accessory Description Wired Vehicle Dock Use the wired vehicle dock to hold and charge the computer in a (Model CX80-VD/ vehicle environment. Provides hard-wired 3-pin power jack and USB PN CN80-VD-SRH) host (DB15) receptacle (5V/500 mAh DC) for powering peripherals. Charges mobile computer battery in 4 hours or less.
ABOUT THE USER INTERFACE AND APPLICATIONS Use this chapter to learn about the user interface and how to interact with the screen. You can also use this chapter to learn about the Honeywell applications on the computer. About the User Interface The Android 7 operating system provides a touch-friendly and easy- to-navigate user interface.
Home Screen Features Item Description Notifications panel / Status icons to the left tell you when an app has sent notifications, such Status bar as an arriving message. System icons to the right display the current wireless and network connection state and battery level. Search bar Search the Internet or the computer using Google™.
About Status Bar Icons Status and notification icons show you the current status of your network, the battery, notifications, and sounds. Use the table below to understand some of the most common icons. Status and Notification Icons Icon Description Icon Description Pending alarm and Alarm is set Vibrate mode is turned On...
Restore Default Button Action To restore the button default action: 1. Swipe up from the bottom of the Home screen to access all apps. 2. Tap Settings > Key remap. 3. Tap the clean icon 4. Choose the remapped button(s) you want restored to the default setting. •...
Customize the Home Screen You can add application icons to any Home screen for easier access. 1. Swipe up from the bottom of the Home screen to access all apps. 2. Tap and hold the app you want to add. The computer vibrates, and then switches to a smaller view of the Home screen panels.
About Screen Gestures Use your fingers or the stylus to manipulate icons, buttons, menus, the on-screen keyboard, and other items on the screen. • Tap to select something, toggle a setting On or Off, or activate a field for text entry.
Honeywell applications help you troubleshoot and connect your computer to other devices and networks. Some of the applications in this table are located in the Power Tools app. To learn more about Honeywell Power Tools, go to www.honeywellaidc.com to download the Dolphin Power Tools User Guide.
IP address is working. Applications You Can Download to the Mobile Computer You can download Honeywell applications to extend the capabilities of the computer. You may need to purchase a license to run some applications. To learn...
If Launcher is not included on your computer model, you can download a trial version of the software for evaluation. After the evaluation period expires, you need to purchase a license. For more information about Launcher, visit www.honeywellaidc.com. Unlock Developer Options Developer options only appear in the Settings app if you unlock the feature.
You can find information on how to create custom applications for the computer in the Software Development Kit (SDK) available for download from the Technical Support Downloads Portal at https://hsmftp.honeywell.com. Once you create an account and enter the portal, navigate to Software > Software and Tools >...
Change the Scanner Settings Changes you make to the Default profile apply to all applications with no profile assigned. 1. Swipe up from the bottom of the Home screen to access all apps. 2. Tap Settings > Scanning. 3. Tap Internal Scanner > Default Profile. 4.
Data Editing Plugin Specify a Total Freedom data editing plug-in and edit None plug-in settings. Symbology Prefix Specify a symbology identifier prefix to the bar code data. None Options include: • None • Honeywell • Dolphin CN80 Mobile Computer...
‘//’ ACTION '$' extra-data Where: ACTION and extra-data are any string of characters. Launches an application listening for the intent. Intent action: “com.honeywell.scantointent.intent.action.” + ACTION Intent extra: “com.honeywell.scantointent.intent.extra.DATA” contains the remainder of the bar code data after the first ‘$’ character.
Tap the check box to toggle the feature On or Off. • Select Center Decode to adjust the Window dimensions. Honeywell recommends leaving the settings at 50 (default) to define the “center” area for the bar code. Configurable parameters: •...
Imager Settings You should not need to modify the Imager Settings. The Override Recommended Values setting is disabled by default. The recommended Imager Settings are designed to work in a wide range of environments and should only be modified if you have an advanced understanding of imagers.
Add a Scan Setting Profile To create a scan setting profile for a custom app on the computer: 1. Swipe up from the bottom of the Home screen to access all apps. 2. Tap Settings > Scanning > Internal Scanner. 3.
4. Configure the button appearance. As you adjust the settings, the preview button updates. • Tap Select Button Size, and then choose Small, Medium or Large. • Tap Select Button Color and then choose from seven color options. Default color is black. Tap a dot to select the color, and then select OK to confirm. •...
4. Release the Scan button when the computer beeps, and the Scan Status LED briefly turns on. The bar code information is entered into the application in use. Note: Not all bar code symbologies are enabled by default. If a bar code does not scan, the correct symbology may not be enabled.
Change the Scan Demo Symbology Settings 1. In the Scan Demo app, tap in the upper right corner of the screen. 2. Select Symbology Settings. 3. Modify the symbology parameters. • Tap the check box next to a symbology name to enable (check mark) or disable (no check mark) decoding for that symbology.
CHAPTER USE THE PHONE You can use the phone feature to make and receive phone calls as well as transmit data through wireless wide-area networks (WWANs). Note: Phone features are only supported on CN80 WWAN models (CN80L1N). About the Phone Phone features on the computer include a speaker and a microphone.
Add or Switch Between Network Carriers The SDR radio and dual SIM card slots in the CN80 WWAN model make it easy for you to add carriers and switch between them as needed. Use the Carrier Selection app to quickly change your WWAN radio network carrier. 1.
6. Select a cellular carrier. 7. Tap Apply and then OK to verify the change. 8. Tap OK again when the “Settings are saved” message appears. Under Current Config the active SIM slot appears with the carrier setting you selected. Activate the UMTS Phone You use a SIM card to activate the UMTS phone on your CN80 WWAN model computer (CN80L1N).
7. Lift up on the edge of the battery and remove it from the computer 8. Loosen the screws securing the card access door closed. Use the tab to lift the edge of the door. Dolphin CN80 Mobile Computer...
9. Press down gently and slide the card holder away from the open access door. Lift the edge of the holder up. When using a UICC card for NFC Secure Element NFC link encryption, install the card in SIM slot 1. SIM 1 SIM 2 10.
Activate the CDMA Phone You need to contact your wireless carrier and set up an account to activate the CDMA phone on your CN80 WWAN model computer (CN80L1N). You also need to provide the carrier with the Mobile Equipment Identifier (MEID) for the computer.
2. Use one of the methods below to enter the telephone number you want to call. • Press the number keys on the keypad. • and use the on-screen dialer. • Select a person on your saved contact list • Select a favorite on your speed dial list •...
3. To return to the call screen, swipe down from the top of the screen and select ongoing call notification or select Hang up if you want to end the call. Make an Emergency Phone Call You can use the phone to make an emergency phone call even if the SIM card is missing from your UMTS phone or if you do not have a valid CDMA account.
CHAPTER USE THE CAMERA Use this chapter to learn how to take pictures and record videos with the color camera. About the Color Camera The CN80 comes equipped with a 13-megapixel color camera, 4K video with image stabilization, and advanced software features for enhanced exposure control for taking pictures and videos.
3. The camera automatically adjusts the focus but you can tap the screen to modify the focal point. By default, the camera senses the lighting in the environment and turns the flash on, if needed. 4. Tap to take a photo. •...
Record a Video This section explains how to record video with the camera in the computer. 1. Tap the Snapdragon Camera icon in the favorites tray. 2. Tap mode selection in the bottom right corner of the app. 3. Tap to select video.
CHAPTER CONFIGURE THE COMPUTER Use this chapter to learn about the available methods for configuring your mobile computer. You can also use this chapter to learn how to configure network communications and wireless security. How to Configure the Computer You can configure many parameters on the computer such as the bar code symbologies the integrated scanner decodes, or the network settings.
When you open the Setting app, suggestions appear at the top of the list. • to expand or collapse the suggestion list. • Tap a suggestion to open the settings screen or app relevant to the suggestion. • Tap the , and then Remove to dismiss the suggestion.
Setting Description Cellular Modify mobile network settings, including enabling data access and roaming networks over mobile networks, selecting access points and network operators, or selecting only 2G networks (to save battery life). Mobile plan Provides information on your cell phone plan. Network Use to reset all network settings including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and cellular data.
Setting Description Users • Modify the owner profile name and add profiles other people who use the computer. • Activate a different user profile. • Tap Emergency information to enter emergency information for the active user profile. The information you enter may be used by first responders in an emergency.
Honeywell Settings Setting Description Key Remap Change (remap) a button or key function. To learn more, see Remap a Button or Key on page 33. Key WakeUp Set the buttons you want to use to wake the computer from sleep mode.
Connect to a Wi-Fi Network The computer contains an 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac radio to transfer data using wireless communications. Before you connect to a Wi-Fi network, you need to know about your network security protocol and its required credentials. By default, the 802.11 radio is disabled. 1.
1. Swipe up from the bottom of the Home screen to access all apps. 2. Tap Settings > WLAN. The list of available Wi-Fi networks appears. 3. Tap and hold the name of a connected network, and then tap Modify network. 4.
b. Enter the required network information, and then tap Apply. 7. Tap Save. How to Connect to Virtual Private Networks The computer supports connecting to virtual private networks (VPNs). This section describes how to add and connect to VPNs. To configure VPN access, you must obtain details from your network administrator.
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) • 802.1x Honeywell recommends WPA2 security with PSK (Personal) or 802.1x (Enterprise) key management. Before you set security, you need to enable the radio, set the date, and set the SSID on your computer. To use 802.1x security, you need to load a root certificate on your computer.
Load a Certificate To use a certificate, you must install it in the trusted credential storage on the computer. Note: Apps such as email and browsers that support certificates allow you to install certificates directly from within the app. For more information, see the help that comes with the app.
About Bluetooth Communications Your mobile computer is equipped to communicate with other devices using Bluetooth technology. The Bluetooth radio must be turned On to discover, pair and connect to other Bluetooth devices. System bar icons indicate Bluetooth radio status. Connect a Bluetooth Device To connect to a Bluetooth device, you must turn On the Bluetooth radio and then select the device from a list of discovered devices.
When the device is successfully paired with the computer, the device name appears under Paired devices. 6. (Optional) Once paired to a device, you can connect manually to the device. Tap the device under Paired devices. The word “Connected” appears under the paired device name.
USB Troubleshooting • If you have a problem with your workstation computer recognizing the USB device, try downloading and installing the Honeywell-aidc-usb-driver. The driver is part of the Honeywell_Mobility SDK_Android software.zip file. To learn where to get the software, see Developer Information on page 78.
How to Share Your Mobile Data Connection You can share the mobile data connection through USB tethering or Bluetooth tethering. You can also use the computer as a Wi-Fi hotspot to share the connec- tion with other devices. Share the Data Connection Through USB or Bluetooth You can share your data connection with another device through tethering.
When Provisioning mode is turned Off (disabled): • Configuration bar codes do not scan and process. • \honeywell\autoinstall folders are inaccessible. Note: To learn more about network and security for Honeywell mobile computers with Android operating systems, go to www.honeywellaidc.com. Dolphin CN80 Mobile Computer...
Enable or Disable Provisioning Mode 1. Swipe up from the bottom of the Home screen to access all apps. 2. Tap Settings > Provisioning mode under Honeywell Settings. 3. Tap the button to toggle the provisioning On or Off. Dolphin CN80 Mobile Computer...
4. Create an account if you have not already created one. You must login to download the software. 5. Install the Honeywell Download Manager tool on your workstation (e.g., laptop or desktop computer) prior to trying to download any files.
1. Swipe up from the bottom of the Home screen to access all apps. 2. Tap Settings > Provisioning mode under Honeywell Settings. 3. Tap the toggle button to turn Provisioning mode On. 4. Save the upgrade file (*.zip or *.apk) in one of the following folders on the CN80 mobile computer: •...
9. Once installation is complete, turn Provisioning mode Off. About the Honeywell Upgrader Use the Honeywell Upgrader app (HUpgrader) to check for and install OTA updates or view the current OTA version installed on the computer. How to View the Installed OTA Version 1.
1. Swipe up from the bottom of the Home screen to access all apps. 2. Tap Settings > Provisioning mode under Honeywell Settings. 3. Tap the toggle button to turn Provisioning mode On. 4. Save the OTA file (*.zip) in the following folder on the CN80 computer: •...
Reboot (Restart) the Computer You may need to reboot the computer to correct conditions where an application stops responding to the system. 1. Save your files and close any open applications. 2. Press and hold the Power button until the options screen appears. 3.
Enterprise Data Reset the Computer 1. Swipe up from the bottom of the Home screen to access all apps. 2. Select Settings > Backup & reset. 3. Tap Enterprise data reset. 4. Tap Reset Phone. 5. If prompted, type your screen lock security pattern, PIN, or password and tap next ( 6.
Full Factory Reset the Computer 1. Swipe up from the bottom of the Home screen to access all apps. 2. Select Settings > Backup & reset. 3. Tap Full factory reset. 4. Tap Reset Phone. 5. If prompted, type your screen lock security pattern, PIN, or password and tap next ( 6.
APPENDIX SPECIFICATIONS Computer Agency Information Dolphin CN80 mobile computers meet or exceed the requirements of all applicable standards organizations for safe operation. The best way to ensure safe operation is to use the mobile computer according to the agency guidelines on the product regulatory sheet, quick start guide and in this user guide.
Physical and Environmental Specifications 1. Go to www.honeywellaidc.com. 2. Type CN80 in the Search box and then press Enter. 3. Select the Products tab. 4. Click the red arrow under the Dolphin CN80 Handheld Computer description. 5. Select one of the following: •...
1D Symbologies 2D Symbologies Postal Codes Default Default Default UPC-A Enabled UPC-E Enabled UPC-E1 Enabled Note: To learn about changing the symbology settings, see Change the Scanner Settings page 42. N6603ER Imager Engine Reading Distances The depth of field measurements were taken using these parameters: •...
N6600ER Imager Engine Field of View/Resolution Focus Horizontal Field Angle (degrees) 17.6 ±3.5° Vertical Field Angle (degrees) 13.5 ±3.5° Note: DPI can be calculated based on the following formula: Horizontal DPI = 832 pixels/width of horizontal field of view (inches) Vertical DPI = 640 pixels/width of vertical field of view (inches) EX20 Near/Far Image Engine Reading Distances The depth of field measurements were taken using these parameters:...
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