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Motorola Mobile Workstation 800 Series Owner's Manual

Motorola Mobile Workstation 800 Series Owner's Manual

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Mobile Workstation 800 Series
Model F5207A, F5217A
Display Box
Owner's Manual


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  • Page 1 Mobile Workstation 800 Series Model F5207A, F5217A Display Box Owner’s Manual 6802976C75-O...
  • Page 2 COPYRIGHT Copyright © 2003-2004 Motorola Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this manual may be transmitted, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language or computer language, in any form or by any means, without the prior written permission of Motorola Inc.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Display Firmware Update.........................19 Automatic Firmware Update........................20 Manual Firmware Update ........................20 Display Utilities Update ...........................22 Automatic Display Utilities Update .....................22 Manual Display Utilities Update......................22 Section 7: Getting Assistance from Motorola..................23 Appendix A: Safety Instructions......................24 Appendix B: Warranty Information....................26 Appendix C: FCC Information ......................29 Appendix D: Display Factory Setup ....................30...
  • Page 4 MW800 Owner’s Manual Figure 8. Successful Programming........................22 Table 1. Error Messages About Abnormal Conditions..................31 Table 2. Failure Indications ...........................32 Table 3. Failures Without Notification......................32...
  • Page 5: Using This Manual

    • Section 3 describes various parameters that define Display configuration when you turn on your computer. • Section 4 explains how to upgrade display firmware. • Section 5 describes how to get assistance from Motorola. The Appendixes contain: • Appendix A: Safety instructions •...
  • Page 6: Conventions Used In This Manual

    For additional information refer to the following documents: • Mobile Workstation 800 Series, User’s Guide - 6802976C65 • Mobile Workstation 800 Series, CPU Owner’s Manual - 6802976C60 • Mobile Workstation 800 Series, Installation Manual - 6802967C20 For documentation of software applications supplied with this product, refer to the help file attached to each application.
  • Page 7: Getting Started

    Section 1: Getting Started What is the Display Box? The MW 800 offers three choices of rugged display: • 12.1’ XGA Display with touch screen The 12.1” XGA display, with a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels. The screen contains 1200 NIT (1200 Cd/m ) high-brightness backlighting, ensuring glare- free viewing under virtually any lighting conditions.
  • Page 8: Basic Operations

    MW800 Owner’s Manual Section 2: Basic Operations This section describes the following operations: • Power On • Power Off • Standby • Resume • Volume Adjustment • Brightness Adjustment • Emergency key operation • Function key operation Power On This chapter describes methods to power on he display in normal and extreme conditions.
  • Page 9: Turn Off

    If the power source is 9VDC (see Power source parameter in section 3), the device will normally power up when the voltage level exceeds 9VDC. Turn Off This chapter describes methods to power off the display box and the MW800 in normal and extreme conditions.
  • Page 10: Extreme Shut Down

    MW800 Owner’s Manual If the system does not respond, you can turn the device off by pressing and holding the display power button for 6 seconds or more. To permit this option, Critical turn off parameter (see Section 3) setting should be ENABLE. Be aware, this hardware power off may damage your hard disk.
  • Page 11: Volume Adjustment

    • Pressing the Emergency key of the MW800 display • Pressing the Function key of the MW800 display • Power button (if configured) A contact to the touch panel, pressing the Emergency key or function key can resume the CPU out of standby if its setting specifies the operating system to come out of a low power state when there is USB activity.
  • Page 12: Function Key Operation

    MW800 Owner’s Manual Function key operation The display has a number of function keys (12.1’ – eight, 8.4’ – six) across the bottom of the display that can be assigned different functions under mobile application software control that can be configured for other Windows applications. The Extrakey application, which is a part of the MW800 software, allows the function key to operate like the standard keyboard hotkey, launch any application (like Notepad or Calculator) or blank the display.
  • Page 13: Touch Screen Calibration

    How to set a shortcut to the display switch • Choose Display switch in the Map to drop-list. • Field Name defines how the Extrakey Bar button will be named (this is optional). The ExtraKey Application on-line help provides context-sensitive information. Please, take the time to read this information in order to operate the device correctly.
  • Page 14: Display Configuration

    MW800 Owner’s Manual Section 3: Display Configuration The device has a protected memory area to store the configuration parameters accessed when you turn it on. That binary-format data contains basic information about display capabilities including general settings, power-up, power-off modes, etc.
  • Page 15 Turn the display off as soon as the • Power off on USB 5V Absence CPU unit is powered off. Factory setting is NO. • Power off on CPU REQUEST Turn the display off when CPU power-off request is received. Factory setting is YES.
  • Page 16: Display Configuration Change

    MW800 Owner’s Manual Display Port When one display is connected to the CPU, this parameter defines what CPU port the display is connected to. Factory setting is DISPLAY 1. BT MAC Address Shows unique Bluetooth media access control address. This is read-only field. Board Number Shows internal identification of display main-board.
  • Page 17: Figure 3. Main Mps Window

    Figure 3. Main MPS Window • Click on Codeplug Editor Figure 4. Codeplug Editor To modify configuration parameters use the MPS tool as the following: • Click on Read from Display to read the codeplug parameters. If your device is successfully read, you will see CPU parameters. •...
  • Page 18 MW800 Owner’s Manual Note: For details refer to Maintenance Programming Software User’s Manual.
  • Page 19: Software/Firmware Upgrade

    Section 4: Software/Firmware Upgrade Use the MW800 Support CD-ROM part No. FVN5413A kit when you need to install or update unique software and firmware components. Description/Tutorial Insert MW800 Support CD into CD drive. The Main Menu screen automatically appears as shown next: Figure 5.
  • Page 20: Automatic Firmware Update

    MW800 Owner’s Manual • Power supply cable HKN4192B • Connection box FLN3218 • Serial cable 308756V14. • Cable adaptor Perform the following steps: • Turn off the Main Power Switch (on the rear of the CPU box) when connecting the cables. •...
  • Page 21: Figure 6. Ec Loader Setup

    Figure 6. EC Loader Setup • Click on Start Programming button to begin programming. EC Programming dialog appears; the progress bar will show programming status. Figure 7. EC Loader Programming • Wait for completion of programming process. When completed EC Flash Programming has passed successfully will appear.
  • Page 22: Display Utilities Update

    MW800 Owner’s Manual Figure 8. Successful Programming Display Utilities Update Automatic Display Utilities Update Insert the Support Kit into the CD-ROM drive and click on the Applications and then Display Utilities button. The MW800 Support kit provides automatic upgrading of the Display utilities. Manual Display Utilities Update You can manually update the Display Utilities in your device as the following: •...
  • Page 23: Getting Assistance From Motorola

    Section 5: Getting Assistance from Motorola For your convenience, Motorola Web site provides up-to-date information about MW800 products. The address for MW800 home page is This site includes general information about the device; here you can find answers to most of your questions or problems on operating your device.
  • Page 24: Appendix A: Safety Instructions

    MW800 Owner’s Manual Appendix A: Safety Instructions DANGER: Reduce the risk of fire or electric shock by following basic safety instructions: • Do not use your device during electrical storms. • Do not connect or disconnect cables while you device is turned on. •...
  • Page 25 If you have added or upgraded a memory card or Mini PCI card or any other component, do not use your device until you have closed the covers. Never use the device when cover(s) is open. CAUTION: CMOS battery can degrade when your device is not used for long period of time. Leaving a battery unused in a discharged state could shorten a lifetime of the battery.
  • Page 26: Appendix B: Warranty Information

    One (1) Year from the date of shipment. Motorola, at its option, will at no charge either repair the Product (with new or reconditioned parts), replace it with the same or equivalent Product (using new or reconditioned Product), or refund the purchase price of the Product during the warranty period provided purchaser notifies Motorola according to the terms of this warranty.
  • Page 27 State of Illinois and the Province of Ontario, respectively. 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 its parts infringe a United...
  • Page 28 A) that Motorola will be notified promptly in writing by such purchaser of any notice of such claim; B) that Motorola will have sole control of the defense of such suit and all negotiations for its settlement or compromise; and...
  • Page 29: Appendix C: Fcc Information

    Appendix C: FCC Information CAUTION: Changes or modifications made in the CPU box or Display, not expressly approved by Motorola, will void the user's authority to operate the equipment EPS – 48759 – O FCC INTERFERENCE WARNING The FCC requires that manuals pertaining to Class A and Class B computing devices must contain warnings about possible interference with local residential radio and TV reception.
  • Page 30: Appendix D: Display Factory Setup

    MW800 Owner’s Manual Appendix D: Display Factory Setup Power source - 13.8V Power off USB command to CPU - ENABLE. Critical turn off - ENABLE Power Up on USB 5V Presence - YES Power Up from Power Button - YES Power off on USB 5V Absence - NO Power off on CPU REQUEST...
  • Page 31: Appendix E: Troubleshooting

    Appendix E: Troubleshooting You can solve many problems without outside assistance by following the troubleshooting procedures that MW800 provides in the online help or in the documents that are provided with the device, operating system and software applications. Most software applications come with description containing troubleshooting procedures and explanation of error information.
  • Page 32: Table 2. Failure Indications

    MW800 Owner’s Manual The MW800 display provides the following indication about a failure condition. Table 2. Failure Indications Indication What’s the problem Power LED is off Check the plug and the power cord. Power LED is steady yellow Vehicle battery is low (9.4 to 10.3 VDC) during workstation power up.
  • Page 33: Appendix F: Acronyms And Abbreviations

    Appendix F: Acronyms and Abbreviations The following acronyms and abbreviations are used in this document: Compact Disk Communication Central Processor Unit Electromagnetic Emission Frequently Asked Questions Federal Communications Commission Liquid Crystal Display Maintenance Programming Software Mobile Workstation Near Infrared Transmission On-Screen Display SVGA Super Video Graphics Array...

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