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Thor VM2
Vehicle-Mounted Computer
with Microsoft® Windows® Embedded Standard 2009
with Microsoft® Windows® Embedded Standard 7
with Microsoft® Windows® 7 Professional
User Guide

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  • Page 1 Thor VM2 Vehicle-Mounted Computer with Microsoft® Windows® Embedded Standard 2009 with Microsoft® Windows® Embedded Standard 7 with Microsoft® Windows® 7 Professional User Guide...
  • Page 2 Disclaimer Honeywell International Inc. (“HII”) reserves the right to make changes in specifications and other information contained in this document without prior notice, and the reader should in all cases consult HII to determine whether any such changes have been made.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Thor VM2 and Enhanced Dock Support..................12 Additional Connectors...........................13 Scanners ................................13 Components..............................14 Front View - Thor VM2 ..........................14 Back View - Thor VM2 ..........................14 Access Panels - Thor VM2 ........................15 Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 4 WWAN................................35 GPS .................................35 Power..................................35 Vehicle DC Power Supply........................35 External AC Power Supply ........................35 Uninterruptible Power Supply ......................35 Backup Battery ............................38 Fuse ................................38 Power Management Modes........................38 Power Controls............................41 Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 5 Laptop Security Cable..........................65 Install RAM Mount ............................66 Components - RAM Mounting Kits ....................66 Procedure - RAM Mount Assembly....................68 Install U Bracket Mount..........................79 Components - U Bracket Mounting Assembly................79 Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 6 Chapter 5 - Software....................141 Microsoft Windows Setup and Configuration .................. 141 Drive C Folder Structure........................141 Drive D Folder Structure ........................144 Control Panel ..............................145 About................................145 Bluetooth..............................147 Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 7 Using Configuration Cloning Utility GUI..................208 Configuration Cloning Utility Command Line Interface............212 Chapter 6 - Wireless Network Connections ............209 Identify Wireless Configuration Utility....................209 Network Connections Control Panel ....................209 Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 8 About................................314 OneClick Internet Connection Manager..................317 Appendix A - Key Maps ....................321 Integrated Keypad............................321 Integrated Keypad and BIOS......................322 External 21-Key Keyboard ........................323 viii Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 9 GNU General Public License Version 2 ....................352 GNU General Public License Version 3 ....................355 Appendix C - Thor VM2 Agency Information............363 Label Locations ............................363 Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 10 Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 11: Chapter 1 - Customer Support

    Honeywell International Inc. provides service for all of its products through service cen- ters throughout the world. To obtain warranty or non-warranty service, return your product to Honeywell (postage paid) with a copy of the dated purchase record. To learn more, go to www.honeywellaidc.com...
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  • Page 13: Chapter 2 - Getting Started

    The Thor VM2 contains a UPS battery which, when fully charged, can power the Thor VM2 for a minimum of 30 minutes. This can be when the Thor VM2 is not attached to a dock or when the Thor VM2 is attached to a dock but the vehicle power is interrupted, such as when the vehicle battery is being changed.
  • Page 14: About This Guide

    • RAM or U-Bracket vehicle mount kit If you ordered additional accessories for the Thor VM2, verify they are also included with the order. Keep the original packaging material in the event the Thor VM2 should need to be returned for service. For details, see Technical Assistance.
  • Page 15: Initial Setup For Thor Vm2

    Software This section only applies if the Thor VM2 was ordered with an operating system. For a Thor VM2 ordered without an operating system, see Thor VM2 with no Operating System.
  • Page 16 Embedded 7 operating system, the product key is printed on a decal on the rear of the Thor VM2. It may be necessary to remove the Thor VM2 from the dock to view the prod- uct key decal. Under normal circumstances, it is not necessary to re-enter the product key as it was entered during the manufacturing process.
  • Page 17: Dock

    VMXD Enhanced Dock for Off-Vehicle Use All docks provide: • A mount for the Thor VM2 computer. The dock attaches to a vehicle via a RAM or U- bracket mount or to a RAM table stand for use in an office environment. •...
  • Page 18: Vm1d Standard Dock

    Honeywell external keyboards. Ethernet CANbus CANbus connection via an adapter cable Audio Headset connection via an adapter cable Screen Supported via COM1 and COM2 connectors. Blanking Ignition Supported Control Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 19: Vm3d Enhanced Dock

    For Windows Embedded Standard 2009: The Ethernet port is not supported. CANbus CANbus connection via an adapter cable Audio Headset connection via an adapter cable Screen Supported via COM1 and COM2 connectors. Blanking Ignition Supported Control Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 20: Vmxd Enhanced Dock

    Caution: This dock is designed for DC power vehicle-mounted applications only. This dock is designed for use when the Thor VM2 is replacing a Thor VX8 or Thor VX9. This dock utilizes the existing vehicle wiring from the earlier computer and supports screen blanking through that wiring.
  • Page 21: Vmxd Enhanced Dock For Off-vehicle Use

    For Windows Embedded Standard 2009: The Ethernet port is not supported. CANbus CANbus connection via an adapter cable Audio Headset connection via an adapter cable Screen Supported via COM1 and COM2 connectors. Blanking Ignition Not supported Control Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 22: Thor Vm2 And Enhanced Dock Support

    Thor VM2 and Enhanced Dock Support The Thor VM2 with a Windows 7 Professional or Windows Embedded Standard 7 oper- ating system supports the enhanced dock models. To support the Ethernet port: • A BIOS and software upgrade is necessary.
  • Page 23: Additional Connectors

    Additional Connectors External antenna connectors may be present on the back of the Thor VM2. The connec- tors may include: • 802.11 WLAN antenna connectors, used when the Thor VM2 is not equipped with internal antennas. • External GPS antenna connector, when the Thor VM2 is equipped with GPS.
  • Page 24: Components

    Back View - Thor VM2 Antenna Connectors SIM Card SD Card Access Access Panel Panel Dock Contact Pads Provision for Laptop Security Cable Provision for Padlock Quick Release Handle Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 25: Access Panels - Thor Vm2

    Front View - Dock Standard Dock Dock Contact Pads Enhanced Dock The Enhanced Dock has a foam surround around the dock contact pad. Dock Contact Pads Foam Surround Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 26: Back View - Dock

    COM2 port on the dock. If a screen blanking box is not connected via the power cable, the COM1 port on the dock is available for a serial device Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 27: Top View - Enhanced Dock

    3. Press the Blue key to exit Blue mode. Refer to the Screen Control panel for the current display brightness level. Screen Blanking The Thor VM2 can be configured to blank (blackout) the display while the vehicle is in motion. Refer to the Screen Control panel for information.
  • Page 28: Keypad Backlight

    These items can also be used to adjust speaker volume. Power Up If a USB drive, such as a thumb drive is attached to the Thor VM2, the device attempt to boot from the USB drive and cannot. Remove the USB drive and power up the Thor VM2 again.
  • Page 29: Rebooting The Thor Vm2

    Select Start > Shut Down > Restart and tap OK to restart the Thor VM2. • Use the P1 + P5 + Orange key press sequence to reboot the Thor VM2. The keys must be pressed in sequence; they do not need to be held down simultaneously.
  • Page 30: Setup Terminal Emulation Parameters

    Note: The instructions below are for Honeywell RFTerm. If a different terminal emulation software is installed on your Thor VM2 refer to the documentation for that software. Before you make a host connection, you will, at a minimum, need to know: •...
  • Page 31: Cleaning

    Note: These instructions are for components made of glass. If there is a removable protective film sheet on the display, remove the film sheet before cleaning the screen. Keep rough or sharp objects away from the Thor VM2 touch screen and, if installed, the bar code reader scanning aperture.
  • Page 32 Bluetooth relationships establish or re-establish. When an application begins, the Thor VM2 is ready for use. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 33: Chapter 3 - Hardware Overview

    CHAPTER HARDWARE OVERVIEW System Hardware 802.11a/b/g/n Wireless Client The Thor VM2 has an 802.11a/b/g/n network card that supports diversity with two internal or external antennas. Power management for the network card is configured with the Summit Client Utility Laird Connection Manager.
  • Page 34: System Memory

    Card Slots CompactFlash (CF) Slot The CF ATA slot is not hot swappable. The Thor VM2 must be powered down to insert or remove an ATA card. Since the operating system is stored on the CF ATA card, the Thor VM2 cannot operate without the ATA card.
  • Page 35: Wwan

    Universal Input Power Supply can be used to convert AC wall power to an appropri- ate DC level. AC to DC power input for the Thor VM2 is delivered to the dock via an optional external power supply and adapter cable. See External AC/DC Power Supply.
  • Page 36 Move the Thor VM2 to a different location to charge the UPS battery. When the Thor VM2 is operated in an environment where the UPS battery is not able to charge due to temperature extremes, the Thor VM2 should be removed to a location within the safe charging temperature range during off hours.
  • Page 37 • The charge timeout is reset if charging resumes when the Thor VM2 enters the permissible temperature range for charging. • If the charge timeout occurs, remove the Thor VM2 from the dock and Disconnect Battery. Reinstall the Thor VM2 in the dock and power on.
  • Page 38: Backup Battery

    The Thor VM2 has four power modes: Full On, Standby/Sleep, Hibernate and Off. Full On Mode When the Thor VM2 is attached to either vehicle power or an external power supply or is operating from the UPS battery and the power button is pressed, the Thor VM2 is in the On mode.
  • Page 39 If the Thor VM2 is Full On, a press of the power button can be configured to put the unit in Standby. See the Advanced tab of the Power control panel or Choose What the Power Button Does, depending on the operating system installed.
  • Page 40 Choose What the Power Button Does. The Thor VM2 is also off when it is not connected to a power source and the UPS battery is depleted. However, an internal Real Time Clock (RTC) powered by an internal battery maintains the date and time while the Thor VM2 is off.
  • Page 41: Power Controls

    (options may vary by OS type): • Ignore power button press • Prompt the user to select action • Shut down (default, an orderly shutdown is performed) • Standby/Sleep • Hibernate Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 42 “Plugged In” power management timeouts are used, Ignition Control The Thor VM2 is configured to power on when the vehicle ignition is switched on. When either Ignition Control/Ignition On or Ignition Control/Ignition Off is selected and external power is present, the Thor VM2 uses the “Pugged In”...
  • Page 43: External Connectors

    Power the Thor VM2 off before attaching a cable to any port (serial, USB, Audio/CAN, etc.). The external I/O connectors for the Thor VM2 are located on the right side of the dock (when viewed from the back). Power Supply Connector is on the left side of the dock (when viewed from the back).
  • Page 44: Usb Connector(s)

    Note: A BIOS and operating system upgrade is necessary to support the Ethernet port with the Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard 7 operating systems. See Thor VM2 and Enhanced Dock Support for information. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 45: Canbus / Audio Connector

    Power Supply Connector for connector pin- Standard Dock Enhanced Dock out detail. See Connect Power for more infor- mation on connecting power to the Thor VM2. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 46: Antenna Connections

    VM2. The internal antennas are not user accessible. External 802.11 Antenna An external whip antenna can be connected to the Wi-Fi antenna connections on the back of the Thor VM2 for the 802.11 radio. Two external antennas are used for radio diversity. Install External Antenna for instructions.
  • Page 47: Keyboard Options

    The integrated keypad backlight and the display share the same timer, which is configured in the Power Options control panel. • The integrated keypad backlight can be disabled via the About control panel. Keypad LEDs Keyboard LEDs for details. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 48: Usb Keyboards

    Ctrl Enter The Thor VM2 uses an optional rugged QWERTY 95 key keyboard, designed for ease of use with the Windows operating system. The USB keyboard connects directly to the D9 USB connector (Standard Dock) or USB1 connector (Enhanced Dock).
  • Page 49 21-key Numeric Keypad A numeric keypad is available for the Thor VM2 in applications where a full keyboard may not be needed. The USB keyboard connects directly to the D9 USB connector (Standard Dock) or USB1 connector (Enhanced Dock).
  • Page 50: Ps/2 Keyboards

    PS/2 Keyboards Legacy PS/2 keyboards can be used with the Thor VM2 via a USB to PS/2 adapter cable. PS/2 keyboards are available in 60-key and 95-key versions and were used with the VX6, VX7, Thor VX8 or Thor VX9.
  • Page 51 However these keys send distinctly different scan codes when the keys are pressed. The default codes for the Thor VM2 number keys cor- respond to the numeric keypad on standard keyboards. In order to duplicate the codes sent when the alphanumeric key is pressed, the hidden keystroke must be used.
  • Page 52 F4 and F5 keys are not used as the display brightness is adjusted via the buttons on the Thor VM2. • The 2 functions of the F6 and F7 keys are not used as the Thor VM2 has TFT LCD screen with no provision for contrast adjustments. • The 2 functions of the F8 and F9 keys are not used as the sound volume on the Thor VM2 is controlled with the Sound icon in the Microsoft Windows System Tray.
  • Page 53: Usb Keyboard / Mouse

    USB Keyboard / Mouse A standard USB keyboard or mouse can be attached to the Thor VM2 using the appro- priate adapter cable. The Y cable attaches to the Thor VM2 and provides a USB connector. Please refer to documentation provided with the USB keyboard or mouse for more information on their operation.
  • Page 54: Led Functions

    • Standby/Sleep • Green blinking slowly CPU temperature less External power present than -20ºC, Heater (1/2 sec. on, 1 1/2 sec. off) warming CPU for 30 sec. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 55 System State Green blinking slowly CPU temperature less External power not present than -20ºC, Need to (1/2 sec. on, 1 1/2 sec. off) move unit to warmer environment Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 56 Unit is off or is in Hibernate SSD (Solid State Drive) LED LED Behavior Status Flashing Green SSD read or write activity No SSD read or write activity Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 57: Connection Leds

    It blinks once for a very short time every 2 seconds when paired and connected. It blinks every second when in discovery. The LED is off when the Bluetooth client is off. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 58: Keyboard Leds

    LED Behavior Status Controlled by Refer to application developer for LED behavior details. application Default mode. Refer to application developer for LED behavior details. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 59: Display

    Technical Assistance for availability. Note: If the touch screen is disabled or loses calibration on a Thor VM2, you must use a USB mouse or keyboard attached to the Thor VM2 to access the control panel to re-enable or recalibrate the touch screen unless a programmable key has been assigned to that function.
  • Page 60 Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 61: Chapter 4 - Vehicle Mounting And Accessory Installation

    For an AC powered application: Use an AC/DC power supply and the VMXD off- vehicle enhanced dock. The Thor VM2 is designed to be mounted to a dock in a vehicle with either a RAM mount or U Bracket system. A power cable is provided with the Thor VM2 dock. An optional 21 key numeric or 95 key laptop-style USB keyboard and keyboard mounts are available.
  • Page 62: Prepare For Vehicle Mounting

    Quick Start The following list outlines, in a general way, the process to follow when mounting the Thor VM2 in a vehicle. Refer to the following sections in this document for more details. Install RAM Mount Install U Bracket Mount to the vehicle.
  • Page 63: Maintenance - Vehicle Mounted Devices

    1. Locate the notch on the upper rear of the Thor VM2. 2. Slide this notch over the top lip of the dock. Slide the Thor VM2 from side to side on the dock to make sure it fully engages on the lip of the dock. If the Thor VM2 cannot be slid side to side, the lip is engaged.
  • Page 64 • If the Thor VM2 is off and power is connected to the dock, the Thor VM2 may boot when placed in the dock. The behavior depends on the Power Scheme selected. See Ignition Control/Ignition On and Auto-On. • If the Thor VM2 is on and power is connected to the dock, the Thor VM2 power management timers may change when the Thor VM2 is placed in the dock.
  • Page 65: Dock I/o Pin Cover

    Laptop Security Cable The Thor VM2 can be secured with a stan- dard laptop security cable using the slot on the back of the Thor VM2. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 66: Install Ram Mount

    RAM Arm (Size D), length varies by kit selected • One of three mounting options: ◦ RAM Ball mount (Size D, may include 3 cone washers), or Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 67 ◦ RAM Plate mount with RAM Ball (Size D) with Hardware (cone washers and nuts) to attach Ball to Plate Mounting Kits with Integrated Keyboard Mounting Additionally, the kits for the Thor VM2 with an integrated 95 key keyboard mount include: • Thor VM2 Keyboard Mounting Bracket •...
  • Page 68: Procedure - Ram Mount Assembly

    1. Determine the position for mounting the RAM ball base. Be sure to position the RAM bracket to allow access to the switches and ports on the bottom of the Thor VM2. 2. Attach the RAM ball base to the vehicle mounting surface using three or four 1/4 bolts (not included) or equivalent fasteners.
  • Page 69 Mounting Dimensions Note: Drill and tap holes for three 1/4 bolts. Drawing not to scale. 60º 60º 3.69" / 93.73 mm 2.75" / 69.85 mm 120º 120º Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 70 2” (50.8 mm) thick. The clamp may be attached to a thicker beam by substituting longer bolts (not included). Be sure to position the RAM clamp mount to allow access to the switches and ports on the bottom of the Thor VM2. Bolts...
  • Page 71 1. Determine the position for mounting the RAM ball plate. Be sure to position the RAM plate to allow access to the switches and ports on the bottom of the Thor VM2. 2. Attach the RAM ball plate to the vehicle mounting surface using four 1/4 bolts (not included) or equivalent fasteners.
  • Page 72 3. If using the external keyboard mount, position the Keyboard Bracket and the Size D RAM ball on the rear of the Thor VM2 dock, aligning the holes on the back of the Thor VM2 dock with the holes on the bracket and the RAM ball base.
  • Page 73 1. Slip the Size D RAM arm over the ball on the vehicle RAM mount (RAM Ball mount shown). 2. Insert the ball on the dock into the RAM arm and tighten the knob on the RAM arm using the supplied RAM wrench. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 74 If the Thor VM2 is not already mounted to the dock, Place Thor VM2 in the Dock If the optional external keyboard is not used, the mounting process is complete. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 75 Step 5 – Attach Alphanumeric Keyboard to Mounting Plate (Optional) Note: This step is only for a Thor VM2 with the optional external keyboard. If using the optional integrated keyboard mount, attach the keyboard to keyboard mounting plate, using four #8 screws, flat washers and lock washers.
  • Page 76 Note: This step is only for a Thor VM2 with the optional external keyboard. 1. Slip the Size C RAM arm over the ball on the Thor VM2 Keyboard Bracket. 2. Slip the ball on the Keyboard Mounting Plate into the other end of the Size C RAM arm.
  • Page 77 3. Slip the RAM arm over the accessory RAM ball. 4. Slip the RAM ball on the keyboard into the RAM arm. 5. Tighten the knob on the RAM arm while adjusting to the desired angle. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 78 4. Slip the RAM ball on the scanner holder into the RAM arm. 5. Tighten the knob on the RAM arm while adjusting to the desired angle. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 79: Install U Bracket Mount

    With a U Bracket included for new vehicle installations • Without a U Bracket for installing the Thor VM2 in place of a previous Honeywell vehicle mounted computer, such as a VX6 or VX7. ◦ U Bracket (only necessary for new installations) ◦...
  • Page 80: Procedure - U Bracket Assembly

    The adapter bracket can be mounted in a high or low position, depending on viewing position, as shown below. Additionally, the slotted U bracket allows the Thor VM2 to be mounted vertically or tilted forward or backward for best viewing angle.
  • Page 81 5. 3.38 in / 85.85 mm 6. Vehicle Mount Footprint 7. 0.406 in / 10.312 mm 8. 0.88 in / 22.3 mm 9. 1.25 in / 31.75 mm Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 82 Step 2 - Remove RAM Ball If the Thor VM2 dock has a RAM ball attached, the RAM ball must be removed from the dock to use the U Bracket mount. Remove the RAM ball. The hardware used to attach the RAM ball to the dock is not reused for the U bracket mount.
  • Page 83: Connect Cables

    Connect Cables There are many cables available for the Thor VM2 including power cables, and data/ communication cables. Strain Relief Cable Clamps Equipment Required: Phillips screwdriver (not supplied by Honeywell) There are five strain relief cable clamps secured to the Standard Dock.
  • Page 84: Connect Power

    - For applications where a Thor VM2 (with a VMXD Enhanced Dock) replaces a previously installed Thor VX8 or Thor VX9. When using the Thor VM2 with AC power, use the VMXD Enhanced Dock for Off-Vehi- cle Use and: •...
  • Page 85 The power cable is less flexible in low temperature environments. Avoid sharp bends. Caution: Regularly inspect power cable for damage, especially in low temperature environments. Contact Technical Assistance replacement cable options. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 86 12VDC. • For 24VDC input, use the 6A fuse from the kit or a slow blow fuse that has a DC voltage rating greater than 24VDC. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 87 (ESD) protection. Vehicle 10-60VDC Direct Power Connection 1. The Thor VM2 must not be mounted in the dock. The power switch on the dock must be turned Off. The power cable must be UNPLUGGED from the dock. 2. While observing the...
  • Page 88 Thor VM2 ignition signal wire can be connected (less than 1mA over input voltage range) to the switched circuit to allow the Thor VM2 to power on when the vehicle is switched on. When the vehicle is switched off, more aggressive power management settings are enabled to preserve the vehicle battery charge.
  • Page 89 • For 12VDC input, use the 10A fuse from the kit or a slow blow fuse that has a DC voltage rating greater than 12VDC. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 90 For 48VDC input, use the 3A fuse from the kit or a slow blow fuse that has a DC voltage rating greater than 48VDC. Note: For North America, a UL Listed fuse is to be used. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 91 Black wire must be connected to battery negative. If there is a black wire and a black/ white wire, twist them together and connect to battery negative. • Green wire is connected to the vehicle chassis ground, which can also be battery negative. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 92 For 48VDC input, use the 3A fuse from the kit or a slow blow fuse that has a DC voltage rating greater than 48VDC. Note: For North America, a UL Listed fuse is to be used. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 93 Black wire must be connected to battery negative. If there is a black wire and a black/ white wire, twist them together and connect to battery negative. • Green wire is connected to the vehicle chassis ground, which can also be battery negative. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 94 For 48VDC input, use the 3A fuse from the kit or a slow blow fuse that has a DC voltage rating greater than 48VDC. Note: For North America, a UL Listed fuse is to be used. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 95 Caution: Use caution when routing the power cable. See Power Cable Cautions. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 96 Wiring Diagram for additional wire color-coding specifics. The Thor VM2 DC input wires (Red, Red/White DC+ and Black, Black/White DC-) and the Blue ignition input wire are galvanically isolated. The Green ground input is used for electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection.
  • Page 97 Wiring Diagram, before beginning power cable install. 2. The Thor VM2 must not be mounted in the dock. The power switch on the dock must be turned Off. The power cable must be UNPLUGGED from the dock. 3. Route the cable from the Thor VM2 to the DC/DC power supply. Route the power cable the shortest way possible.
  • Page 98 17. Connect the watertight connector end of the power cable to the Thor VM2 dock power connector by aligning the connector pins to the power connector; push down on the watertight connector and twist it to fasten securely.
  • Page 99 For all voltages, use the 3A fuse from the kit or a slow blow fuse that has a DC voltage rating greater than the vehicle input voltage. Note: For North America, a UL Listed fuse is to be used. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 100 Caution: Use caution when routing the power cable. See Power Cable Cautions. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 101 Wiring Diagram for additional wire color-coding specifics. The Thor VM2 DC input wires (Red, Red/White DC+ and Black, Black/White DC-) and the Blue ignition input wire are galvanically isolated. The Green ground input is used for electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection.
  • Page 102 Wiring Diagram, before beginning power cable install. 2. The Thor VM2 must not be mounted in the dock. The power switch on the dock must be turned Off. The power cable must be UNPLUGGED from the dock. 3. Route the cable from the Thor VM2 to the DC/DC power supply. Route the power cable the shortest way possible.
  • Page 103 16. Connect the watertight connector end of the power cable to the Thor VM2 dock power connector by aligning the connector pins to the power connector; push down on the watertight connector and twist it to fasten securely.
  • Page 104 For all voltages, use the 3A fuse from the kit or a slow blow fuse that has a DC voltage rating greater than the vehicle input voltage. Note: For North America, a UL Listed fuse is to be used. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 105 Enhanced Dock only. An adapter cable is available to attach the Thor VM2 to a vehicle previously equipped with a VX6/VX7 DC power cable. The adapter cable has a 5-pin connector to match with the VX6/VX7 power supply cable on one end and a 6-pin connector to match to the Thor VM2 on the other end.
  • Page 106 VM2 on the other end. The cable also has bare wires for ground and ignition sense con- nection plus a D9 cable to connect to a COM port on the Thor VM2 dock to provide a screen blanking signal. This section assumes the VX8/VX9 power cable is properly con- nected to vehicle power.
  • Page 107 7. Connect the watertight connector end of the power cable to the Thor VM2 dock power connector by aligning the connector pins to the power connector; push down on the watertight connector and twist it to fasten securely.
  • Page 108 CV61 DC power cable. The adapter cable has a 5-pin connector to match with the VV61 power supply cable on one end and a 6-pin connector to match to the Thor VM2 on the other end. This section assumes the CV61 power cable is properly connected to vehicle power.
  • Page 109 Honeywell Screen Blanking Box Cable An optional Honeywell Screen Blanking Box Cable is available. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 110 Box or to a user-supplied switch. 2. Connect the wire from Pin 7 of the cable to the unswitched side of the Screen Blanking Box or to a user-supplied switch. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 111 To pin 7 of COM1 or COM2 To pin 8 of COM1 or COM2 Note: The black and gray wire colors in the illustration only apply to the optional Honeywell Screen Blanking Box Cable, VM1080CABLE. The wire colors may be different in a user- supplied cable.
  • Page 112 COM1 or COM2 port on dock Pins 7 and 8 must be connected as shown in the illustration above. No other pins are to be connected. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 113 Determine the type of power supply used with the previous Thor VX8 or Thor VX9 instal- lation: • DC/DC Power Supply with Screws on Top of Lid • DC/DC Power Supply with Screws on Side of Lid Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 114 Caution: For battery powered vehicles: • + is connected to battery positive. • - must be connected to battery negative. • must be connected to the vehicle chassis ground Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 115 + is connected to battery positive. • - is connected to battery negative. • is connected to the vehicle chassis ground, which can also be battery negative. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 116 Caution: For battery powered vehicles: • + is connected to battery positive. • - must be connected to battery negative. • GND must be connected to the vehicle chassis ground. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 117 + is connected to battery positive. • - is connected to battery negative. • GND is connected to the vehicle chassis ground, which can also be battery negative. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 118 Power Switch on the back of the Thor VM2 dock. 6. Press the Power Button on the front of the Thor VM2 to turn on the Thor VM2. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 119 Table Stand When the Thor VM2 is used in an office environment, it can be mounted in a table stand. To use the table stand: 1. Attach the RAM ball to the RAM Metal Table Stand with the supplied screws and nuts.
  • Page 120: Connect Usb Keyboard

    1. Seat the keyboard cable connector over the USB or USB1 connector on the dock. 2. Tighten the thumbscrews in a clockwise direction. Do not over tighten. 3. Secure the cable to the Thor VM2 with Strain Relief Cable Clamps. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 121: Connect Ps/2 Keyboard

    A legacy PS/2 keyboard (used with VX6, VX7, Thor VX8 or Thor VX9), available in either 60-key or 95-key versions can be used with the Thor VM2 via a PS/2 to USB adapter cable. 1. Seat the male connector of the cable over the USB connector on the Thor VM2 dock.
  • Page 122 5. Secure the cable to the Thor VM2 with Strain Relief Cable Clamps. The strain relief must capture the keyboard cable. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 123: Connect Usb Host

    A USB scanner can be attached to the USB host port on the Enhanced Dock. • A USB scanner can be attached to the host port on either USB adapter Y-cable. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 124 3. Follow the instructions provided with the scanner to attach the RJ50 end of the cable to the scanner. USB Host to Scanner Cable for pinout details. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 125: Connect Usb Client

    Connect USB Client Note: The USB client connection is not used on the Thor VM2 with a Windows 7, Windows Embedded Standard or Windows Embedded 7 operating system. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 126: Connect Serial Device

    1. The scanner cable is attached to either the COM1 or COM2 port on the dock. 2. Connect the serial cable for the scanner as directed above. 3. When the Thor VM2 is powered on, it provides power to the serial scanner. 4. Configure the Data Collection (DC) Wedge to manipulate scanned data as desired.
  • Page 127 Tuck the cable under the belt, but leave a small loop where it goes under the belt. • Do not wear the cable on the front of your body. It may get in your way or get caught on protruding objects. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 128: Connect Canbus Cable

    2. Place the antenna over the antenna connector. If only one antenna is used, be sure to connect it to the Wi-Fi Main connector. 3. Push down and twist the antenna base clockwise until secure. 4. Repeat for second antenna, if used. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 129: Install Remote Antenna

    The Vehicle Remote Mount Antenna cannot be used by devices with an internal antenna. Components and Mounting Diagram Washer Washer Bracket To antenna Antenna To antenna Bracket To antenna connector on computer Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 130 VM2. If only one antenna is used, be sure to connect it to the Wi-Fi Main connector. 7. Repeat the steps above for the second 802.11 antenna. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 131 6. Use cable ties to secure the coaxial cable to the vehicle as necessary. Make sure the cable is routed so it is not damaged by any moving parts of the vehicle. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 132 5. Use cable ties to secure the coaxial cable to the vehicle as necessary. Make sure the cable is routed so it is not damaged by any moving parts of the vehicle. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 133: Apply Touch Screen Protective Film

    Apply Touch Screen Protective Film The optional Thor VM2 touch screen protective film is shipped in packs of 10. The pro- tective film is flexible and treated with an anti-glare coating on the outer surface. The protective film is slightly larger than...
  • Page 134: Removal

    2. Lift up on the edge of the protective film so it does not slide between the touch screen and display housing when the protective film is slid back to the center. 3. Repeat until all edges are free and remove the protective film. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 135: Disconnect Ups Battery

    SIM label. This panel is on the right hand side when the Thor VM2 is face down with the top away from the user. 6. Locate the small push button located just below the SIM card installation slot.
  • Page 136: Install Sd Card

    SIM label. This panel is on the left hand side when the Thor VM2 is face down with the top away from the user. 6. Locate the SD card installation slot. 7. Slide the SD card into the slot. The label side (front) of the SD card faces toward the back of the Thor VM2.
  • Page 137: Install Sim Card

    6. Locate the SIM card installation slot, as highlighted to the right. 7. Slide the SIM card into the slot. Note: The entire SIM slot is not visible due to the design of the Thor VM2 case. However, the entire slot is shown below to help with installation.
  • Page 138 10. If the SIM card is not detected, contact Technical Assistance for troubleshooting. 11. If removed, reinstall the Thor VM2 in the dock. 12. Restart the Thor VM2. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 139: Replace Front Panel

    Replace Front Panel The front panel of the Thor VM2 is field replaceable. The front panel assembly contains the integrated keypad and touch screen. Should either of these components fail, the front panel assembly can easily be replaced to reduce downtime.
  • Page 140 #2 Phillips bit and torque the screws to 6-7 inch pounds. 10. Reinstall the Thor VM2 in the dock. 11. When the Thor VM2 is placed in the powered dock, the UPS battery automatically reconnects. 12. Restart the Thor VM2.
  • Page 141: Chapter 5 - Software

    Microsoft Windows OS reference guides. Software Loaded on Drive C Note: This section assumes the Thor VM2 is ordered with an operating system. The Thor VM2 is also available without an operating system installed. See Thor VM2 with no Operating System.
  • Page 142 For more information on Microsoft Windows device drivers, please refer to commercially available Windows OS reference guides. Radio Software The Thor VM2 is delivered with the radio software installed. Because the Thor VM2 uses a Microsoft Windows operating system, the radio installation includes Windows device drivers.
  • Page 143 Summit Client Utility (Start) > Control Panel > Wi-Fi, or SCU icon on desktop Manage the wireless 802.11 client installed in the Thor VM2. If the Summit Client Utility is not present, the Laird Configuration Manager may be installed. Laird Configuration Manager LCM icon on desktop Manage the wireless 802.11 network device installed in the Thor VM2.
  • Page 144: Drive D Folder Structure

    The CompactFlash hard drive includes a D: partition. This partition is used by the Automatic Firmware Update Utility. No other files should be stored on the D: drive. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 145: Control Panel

    Control Panel Most control panel applets on the Thor VM2 are standard Microsoft Windows items. The control panels and other functions listed below may differ from a standard Microsoft Windows equipped PC or laptop. Note: Unless otherwise noted, the control panel items in this section apply to all operating systems.
  • Page 146 Thor VM2. The Image line displays the revision of the system soft- ware installed. Refer to the last three digits to determine the revision level.
  • Page 147: Bluetooth

    • The EZPair bar code on the Thor VM2 cannot be used to connect the SR61 scanner. Follow this procedure: 1. Make sure the scanner is on and within range of the Thor VM2. 2. Tap the Discover button on the Bluetooth Devices tab.
  • Page 148 When Filtered Mode is enabled, the Thor VM2 can pair with one Bluetooth scanner and one Bluetooth printer. • When Filtered Mode is disabled, the Thor VM2 can pair with up to four Bluetooth devices. • It is not necessary to disconnect a paired scanner and printer before a different scanner or printer is paired with the Thor VM2.
  • Page 149 Tap Stop at any time to end the Discover and Query for Unique Identifier functions. Note: When an active paired device enters Suspend Mode, is turned Off or leaves the Thor VM2 Bluetooth scanning range, the Bluetooth connection between the paired device and the Thor VM2 is lost.
  • Page 150 An icon with a red background indicates the device's Bluetooth connection is inactive. An icon with a white background indicates the device is connected to the Thor VM2 and the device's Bluetooth connection is active. Double-tap a device in the list to open the device properties menu. The target device does not need to be active.
  • Page 151 Stop the connection between the Thor VM2 and the highlighted paired Bluetooth device. Delete Remove an unpaired device from the Bluetooth device list. The highlighted device name and identifier is removed from the Thor VM2 Bluetooth Devices panel after the user taps OK. Properties More information on the highlighted Bluetooth device.
  • Page 152 Bluetooth scanners and printers only (Filtered Mode is enabled/checked). When Filtered Mode is disabled, the Thor VM2 can pair with up to four Bluetooth devices. A Restart is required every time Filtered Mode is toggled on and off.
  • Page 153 The Computer Description field is blank by default, so unless this field is modified before Bluetooth is installed, Computer Friendly Name is also blank, but can be edited by the user. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 154 This option is Enabled (checked) by default. All previously paired devices are Boot reconnected upon any reboot sequence. When disabled (unchecked), no devices are reconnected upon any reboot sequence. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 155 (example: return from out-of-range). The pairing table is cleared on boot. The status of Auto Reconnect on Boot is ignored and the option is automatically disabled (unchecked) and dimmed. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 156 This panel lists the assigned Computer Friendly Name (that other devices may discover during their Discovery and Query process), the Bluetooth MAC address, and software version levels. The data cannot be edited by the user. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 157 Tap the Bluetooth icon in the taskbar to open the Bluetooth EZPair application. The Thor VM2 default Bluetooth setting is Enabled. The Thor VM2 Bluetooth module is designed to Discover and pair with nearby Bluetooth devices. Prerequisite: The remote Bluetooth devices have been setup to allow them to be “Dis- covered”...
  • Page 158 6. Tap Pair as Scanner to set up the Thor VM2 to receive scanner data. 7. Tap Pair as Printer to set up the Thor VM2 to send data to the printer. 8. Tap Disconnect to stop pairing with the device. Once disconnected, tap Delete to remove the device name and data from the Thor VM2 Bluetooth Devices list.
  • Page 159 Thor VM2 is out of range of all paired Bluetooth device(s). Connection is inactive. Note: When an active paired device enters Suspend Mode, is turned Off or leaves the Thor VM2 Bluetooth scan range, the Bluetooth connection between the paired device and the Thor VM2 is lost.
  • Page 160 LED flashes. Refer to the following section titled Bluetooth Beep and LED Indications. Note: After scanning the Thor VM2 Bluetooth label, if there is no beep and no LED flash from the Bluetooth device, the devices are currently paired. Thor VM2 without Label...
  • Page 161 The devices are paired. The Bluetooth bar code reader responds with a series of beeps and LED flashes. Note: After scanning the Thor VM2 Bluetooth label, if there is no beep and no LED flash from the Bluetooth bar code reader, the devices are currently paired.
  • Page 162 Technical Assistance for Bluetooth product assistance. Note: If there is no beep or no LED flash from the Bluetooth managed printer, the Thor VM2 and the printer are currently paired. Easy Pairing and Auto-Reconnect The Bluetooth module can establish relationships with new devices after the user taps the Discover button.
  • Page 163: Disk Lock

    Save changes to locked disk and update HORM image Use this option to save changes to the previous HORM image. If this option is selected, the Thor VM2 must be restarted. After the restart, select Hibernate the Thor VM2 to update the HORM image.
  • Page 164 • When a user selects Shutdown the Thor VM2 shuts down. When the Thor VM2 is restarted it resumes from the HORM image rather than performing a traditional restart. Any user-made changes persist across the restart cycles.
  • Page 165: Display

    Windows Embedded Standard 7 Windows 7 Professional The Thor VM2 supports a maximum 1024 x 768 pixel display resolution. Screen Rotation Screen Blanking are configured on a separate control panels. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 166: Options

    Keyboard Backlight By default, the integrated keyboard backlight follows the display backlight. Uncheck this box to turn the keyboard backlight off regardless of the display backlight status. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 167 USB Powered in Standby or Sleep Standby mode is supported for a Thor VM2 with a Windows Embedded Standard 2009 OS. Sleep mode is supported for a Thor VM2 with either a Windows Embedded Standard 7 or a Windows 7 Professional OS.
  • Page 168: Power Options

    Plugged in for when external power is present (such as vehicle power or from an AC power adapter) • Running on batteries for when external power is not present and the Thor VM2 is operating on UPS power. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 169 (Start) > Control Panel > Power Options > Power Schemes tab (Classic View) (Start) >Control Panel > Performance and Maintenance> Power Options > Power Schemes tab (Category View) Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 170 Windows Embedded Standard 7 and Windows 7 Professional only (Start) > Control Panel > Power Options (Large or Small Icon View) The Thor VM2 has four power management as described in the following sections. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 171 Hibernate due to a limitation of the operating system, Sleep is disabled. Power savings are significantly greater using Hibernate. Note: When the Thor VM2 has a Windows 7 operating system and a 32 GB SSD drive the files necessary for hibernate may result in low disk space if installed applications or data are using large amounts of hard drive space.
  • Page 172 Thor VM2 is installed on a powered dock with the dock power switch On • Thor VM2 is already mounted to a dock and external power is applied to the dock • Thor VM2 is already mounted to a dock and the dock power switch is turned On Result The Thor VM2 boots.
  • Page 173 Hibernate due to a limitation of the operating system, Sleep is disabled. Power savings are significantly greater using Hibernate. Note: When the Thor VM2 has a Windows 7 operating system and a 32 GB SSD drive the files necessary for hibernate may result in low disk space if installed applications or data are using large amounts of hard drive space.
  • Page 174 Ignition switched to Active. An example of this case would be a Thor VM2 that is running on UPS and is then mounted on a dock that has truck power and the ignition switch is already On.
  • Page 175 Hibernate due to a limitation of the operating system, Sleep is disabled. Power savings are significantly greater using Hibernate. Note: When the Thor VM2 has a Windows 7 operating system and a 32 GB SSD drive the files necessary for hibernate may result in low disk space if installed applications or data are using large amounts of hard drive space.
  • Page 176 Ignition switched to Inactive. UPS charging is disabled. An example of this case would be a Thor VM2 that is running on UPS and is then mounted on a dock that has truck power and the ignition switch is already Off.
  • Page 177 Hibernate due to a limitation of the operating system, Sleep is disabled. Power savings are significantly greater using Hibernate. Note: When the Thor VM2 has a Windows 7 operating system and a 32 GB SSD drive the files necessary for hibernate may result in low disk space if installed applications or data are using large amounts of hard drive space.
  • Page 178 Thor VM2 is installed on a powered dock with the dock power switch On • Thor VM2 is already mounted to a dock and external power is applied to the dock • Thor VM2 is already mounted to a dock and the dock power switch is turned On Result The Thor VM2 boots.
  • Page 179 The Thor VM2 boots and follows the selected power scheme's Running on Batteries (or power plan’s On battery) timeouts with power management timers reset at boot up. Conditions The Thor VM2 is Off and the power button is pressed the Thor VM2 and at least one of the following conditions are met: •...
  • Page 180 External power not connected and the UPS battery is approximately 100% charged. Configure Power Button Behavior Windows Embedded Standard 2009 only (Start) > Control Panel > Power Options > Power Schemes tab (Classic View) Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 181 Stand by • Shut down. The default is to shut down. The Thor VM2 performs an orderly shut down when the power key is pressed when this option is enabled. Choose What the Power Button Does Windows Embedded 7 and Windows 7 Professional only (Start) >...
  • Page 182 (Start) >Control Panel > Performance and Maintenance> Power Options > Hiber- nate tab (Category View) By default, hibernate is enabled on the Thor VM2. The default can be changed on this page. The disk space necessary for hibernation plus the free disk space on the hard drive are listed.
  • Page 183 3. Tap Change advanced power settings. 4. From the popup window, tap the + in front of Sleep. 5. Tap the + in front of Hibernate after. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 184 Enter 0 to disable hibernation for the specified plan and power source (battery or external). 7. Tap OK and close all open power control panels. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 185: Programmable Key

    Programmable Key (Start) > Control Panel > Programmable Key (Classic view) his function remaps P1-P5 keys integrated into the front panel of the Thor VM2. The keys on the optional external (21-key numeric) USB keyboard are not remappable. Default Value...
  • Page 186 Unicode value in the text box to the right of ALT + and the Unicode character is displayed in the box to the right of =. 5. Click OK to save the result and close the control panel. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 187 Toggle SIP (soft keyboard) state between displayed and hidden • Toggle touch screen state between enabled and disabled • Toggle integrated keyboard backlight state between on and off Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 188 The default for all text boxes is Null or “ ”. The text boxes accept string values only. The executables and parameters are not checked for accuracy by the keyboard driver. If the launch fails, the Thor VM2 displays a popup error message. If the launch is success- ful, no notification is displayed.
  • Page 189 The executables and parameters are not checked for accuracy by the keyboard driver. If the launch fails, the Thor VM2 displays a popup error message. If the launch is success- ful, no notification is displayed. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 190 Some executables may require elevated privileges to run. For example, an executable such as regedit.exe may not run for a standard user but does run for an admin user. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 191: Region And Language

    The instructions for installing, changing and uninstalling languages in this section are applicable to Thor VM2 with Windows Embedded Standard 7 OS only. While similar con- trol panels are present on other operating systems, the instructions below are not valid for those systems.
  • Page 192 1. Tap Install/uninstall languages... on the Keyboards and Languages tab. 2. If prompted with a User Access Control prompt, tap Yes to allow the program to make changes. 3. When prompted, tap Uninstall display languages. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 193 5. The uninstallation process continues. This process may require several minutes. Tap Next when the installation completes. 6. If prompted to restart, close any work and select Restart now for the changes to take effect. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 194: Screen Control

    Use the Screen on delay to specify the period of time in ms (milliseconds) between when the vehicle stops and the Thor VM2 screen turns on. For example, use the delay if the switch end of the cable is attached to the vehicle’s accelerator pedal. Release of the accelerator may mean the truck is coasting to a stop rather than stationary.
  • Page 195 Screen Blanking for hardware requirements. Refer to the wiring instructions, including appropriate cautions and warnings, in the Connect Power section. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 196: Screen Rotation

    Select the desired rotation and tap OK. The screen may briefly go blank during the rota- tion process. Tap Close to dismiss the panel and keep the current screen rotation. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 197: Sounds

    Windows Embedded 7 and Windows 7 Professional only The system rating is displayed. However the button to update the rating has no effect as this feature is disabled. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 198: Tablet Pc Settings (touch Screen Calibration)

    Windows Embedded 7 and Windows 7 Professional only (Start) > Control Panel > Tablet PC Settings (Icon View) The Thor VM2 uses the PenMount touch screen driver. The Calibrate... button on this control panel is not used. Instead use the PenMount Control Panel, see...
  • Page 199: User Accounts

    Note: The following applies to a Thor VM2 that is not part of a domain. When the Thor VM2 is part of a domain, the user is prompted for credentials at Windows startup or log on.
  • Page 200: Bar Code Readers

    Tethered hand-held scanners are tethered to a serial port or a USB host port (via a dongle cable) on the Thor VM2 dock and are configured by scanning the engine- specific bar codes in the scanner manufacturer's programming guide. The manufacturer's guides are usually shipped with the bar code reader.
  • Page 201: Bios

    The parameters should only be modified by Information Services personnel or the system administrator The Thor VM2 front panel key can be used to maneuver the BIOS screens in the event an external keyboard is not used. See Integrated Keypad and BIOS for front panel key assignments.
  • Page 202 • Exit Setup without Saving Changes • Reload Factory-Defaults and Restart • Discard Changes • Save Changes Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 203: Thor Vm2 Recovery Dvd

    2. Insert the recovery DVD into the DVD drive. 3. Reboot the Thor VM2. 4. Repeatedly press the P5 key on the Thor VM2 front panel or the F5 key on the external keyboard. 5. When the Boot Menu is displayed, use the arrow keys on the external keyboard to select the USB DVD drive.
  • Page 204: Upgrading The Thor Vm2

    The automatic firmware update utility requires the hard drive (CompactFlash card) to have both C: and D: partitions. When the Thor VM2 is shipped with either a Windows 7 Professional or Windows Embedded Standard 7 operating system, these partitions are created during the manufacturing process.
  • Page 205: Firmware Distribution Files

    UpdateFW.tag - The file that triggers the update utility to begin. Be sure to copy this file only after all the .cab file has been copied. As soon as the Thor VM2 detects the pres- ence of this file, the unit reboots in five seconds.
  • Page 206 This utility provides an automated process to read the configuration settings from one Thor VM2 and then apply those settings to one or more other Thor VM2s with the same operating system. The Configuration Cloning Utility (CCU) is installed as part of the fac- tory software load.
  • Page 207: Launching Configuration Cloning Utility Gui

    1. Locate the CCU icon either on the desktop or by selecting (Start) > All Programs > Honeywell > Configuration Cloning. 2. Right click on the icon. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 208: Using Configuration Cloning Utility Gui

    CCU . ccf files are encrypted for security. Once a ccf file is created on one Thor VM2 it can be copied to other Thor VM2s to duplicate the configuration. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 209 An existing ccf file can be opened, modified, applied to the Thor VM2, saved, saved with a different name, etc. Close Closes the open data file. Save Saves the open data file as a ccf file. • If a ccf file was opened, it is saved with the same name and in the same location.
  • Page 210 Advanced user only. Basic user cannot view the expanded tree or modify settings. When settings have been loaded (either from Registry > Import Settings or File > Open) the following screen is displayed. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 211 Thor VM2. If the parameter setting changes should also be applied to this Thor VM2, select Regis- try > Import Settings. After importing the settings, a reboot is necessary for the changes to take effect on the Thor VM2.
  • Page 212: Configuration Cloning Utility Command Line Interface

    7. Reboot the Thor VM2 for the new settings to take effect. 8. The ccf file can be used to configure another Thor VM2. See Example 4. Example 3: Reset a device to system defaults To import and apply the default values to the Thor VM2 running the CCU: 1.
  • Page 213 If ran with no parameters, the GUI CCU interface is opened. Example 2: Import settings CCU.exe -import -[programs] -C:\myfile.ccf Us this command line example to import the current settings from the Thor VM2 run- ning the CCU. Where: import directs the CCU to read the settings from the system registry.
  • Page 214 Any prior changes made to these settings on the Thor VM2 are lost. If -reset is not specified, only the changed val- ues in the ccf file are applied. Any other setting previously made on the Thor VM2 are retained.
  • Page 215: Chapter 6 - Wireless Network Connections

    Network Connections) to disable the Summit wireless adapter. Due to a limitation of the system architecture, if the Summit wireless adapter is disabled in the Network Con- nections panel, it cannot be re-enabled from this control panel. Instead, the Thor VM2 must be rebooted to enable the Summit wireless adapter.
  • Page 216: Laird Wireless Network Configuration

    WPA security. Important Notes It is important that all dates are correct on the Thor VM2 and host computers when using any type of certificate. Certificates are date sensitive and if the date is not correct authentication will fail.
  • Page 217 3. A message appears that a Power Cycle is required to make settings activate properly. 4. Tap Commit. 5. Restart the Thor VM2. Radio control is passed to the LCM. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 218 There are no user entries on this screen. Note: After completing radio configuration, it is a good idea to review this screen to verify the radio has connected. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 219 Profile Profile: Use the pull down list to select a previously created profile to edit or delete. The Default profile is created automatically. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 220 Options are: Open or Shared. None None, WPA/WPSA2, WPA2 Encryptio None Type of encryption to be used to protect transmitted data. Options are: None, WPA TKIP, AES-CCMP, or WEP. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 221 Received Signal Strength Indication (RSSI) scan data before a roaming decision is made. Options are: 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60 seconds or Custom. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 222 Options are: Type 1 (ACS server) and Type 2 (non-ACS server) TTLS Auto-EAP Authentication method used within the secure tunnel created by EAP-TTLS. Inner Options are: Method AUTO-EAP (Any available EAP method), MSCHAPV2, MSCHAP, PAP CHAP, EAP-MSCHAPV2 Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 223 Options are: On, Off. Tray Icon The tray icon is not displayed when the Thor VM2 is running a Windows Embedded Standard 2009, Windows Embedded Standard 7 or Windows 7 Professional operating system.
  • Page 224 View the global parameter settings on the Globals tab. • View the current connection details on the Status tab. • View radio status, software versions and regulatory domain on the Diagnostics tab. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 225 About – Use this button to view the version of the LCM and other software information. • Advanced – Use this to access details status information, ping tools and other utilities. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 226 Use the text box at the upper right to enter the IP address to ping. Information on the selected function is displayed in the output box in the center of the screen. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 227 Reg. Domain - The regulatory domain for which the network card is configured. Use the pull down list to select the desired level of logging: Disabled (no logging, default) 1- Text (Low) 2 - Text Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 228 Import/Export - Use this option to import radio configuration from or export radio con- figuration to a file. Use the browse feature to specify location and file name. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 229: Sign-on Vs. Stored Credentials

    Username and Password at that time to authenticate. • When using LCM with the Thor VM2, there is an option on the Global tab to use the Windows user name and password to log on instead of any username and password stored in the profile.
  • Page 230 The user is again prompted to enter credentials. If the user clicks the Cancel button, the device does not associate. The user is not prompted again for credentials until: • the device is rebooted, Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 231 • the Reconnect button on the tab Diags tab is clicked or • the profile is modified and the Commit button is clicked. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 232: Windows Certificate Store Vs. Certs Path

    Windows Certificate Store vs. Certs Path Note: It is important that all dates are correct on the Thor VM2 and host computers when using any type of certificate. Certificates are date sensitive and if the date is not correct authentication will fail.
  • Page 233: Configuring The Profile

    If changes are made to the stored credentials, click Commit to save those changes first before making any additional changes. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 234 Once configured, click the Commit button. Ensure the correct Active Profile is selected on the Configuration tab and restart. The Status tab shows the device is connected. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 235 13 ASCII characters (for 128-bit encryption). Enter the key(s) and click Com- mit. Ensure the correct Active Profile is selected on the Configuration tab and restart. The Status tab shows the device is connected. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 236 To use Stored Credentials, scroll down to enter the User Name and Password. No entries are necessary for Sign-On Credentials as the user will be prompted for the Username and Password when connecting to the network. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 237 Enter the Domain\Username (if the Domain is required), otherwise enter the Username then click Commit. Ensure the correct Active Profile is selected on the Configuration tab and restart. The Status tab shows the device is connected. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 238 User Name and Password when connecting to the network. • For Stored Credentials, User, Password and the CA Certificate Filename must be entered. Enter these items as directed below. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 239 Ensure the correct Active Profile is selected on the Configuration tab and restart. The Status tab shows the device is connected. Note: The date must be properly set on the device to authenticate a certificate. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 240 No entries except the CA Certificate Filename are necessary for Sign-On Credentials as the user will be prompted for the User Name and Password when connecting to the network. Enter these items as directed below. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 241 2. Enter the certificate filename in the CA Cert text box. 3. Click OK then click Commit. The device should be authenticating the server certificate and using PEAP/GTC for the user authentication. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 242 Ensure the correct Active Profile is selected on the Configuration tab and restart. The Status tab shows the device is connected. Note: The date must be properly set on the device to authenticate a certificate. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 243 Scroll down to enter credentials. No entries are necessary for Sign-On Credentials as the user will be prompted for the Username and Password when connecting to the net- work. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 244 Enter the password. Click the Commit button. Ensure the correct Active Profile is selected on the Configuration tab and restart. The Status tab shows the device is connected. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 245 VM2. For automatic PAC provisioning, once a username/password is authenticated, the PAC information is stored on the Thor VM2. The same username/password must be used to authenticate each time. See the note below for more details. For manual PAC provisioning, the PAC filename and Password must be entered.
  • Page 246 Note: When using Automatic PAC Provisioning, once authenticated, there is a file stored in the C:\Program Files\Laird\certs directory with the PAC credentials. If the username is changed, that file must be deleted. The filename is autoP.00.pac. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 247 Sign-On Credentials as the user will be prompted for the User Name when connecting to the network. • For Stored Credentials, User Certificate Filename and the CA Certificate Filename must be entered. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 248 2. Enter the certificate filename in the CA Cert text box. 3. Click Commit. The Thor VM2 should be authenticating the server certificate and using EAP-TLS for the user authentication. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 249 Certificates for information on generating a Root CA certificate or a User certificate. Note: The date must be properly set on the device to authenticate a certificate. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 250 User Name and Password when connecting to the network. • For Stored Credentials, User, Password and the CA Certificate Filename must be entered. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 251 2. Enter the certificate filename in the CA Cert text box. 3. Click OK then click Commit. The device should be authenticating the server certificate and using PEAP/MSCHAP for the user authentication. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 252 Ensure the correct Active Profile is selected on the Configuration tab and restart. The Status tab shows the device is connected. Note: The date must be properly set on the device to authenticate a certificate. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 253 Sign-On Credentials as the user will be prompted for the User Name when connecting to the network. • For Stored Credentials, User Certificate Filename and the CA Certificate Filename must be entered. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 254 2. Enter the certificate filename in the CA Cert text box. 3. Click Commit. The Thor VM2 should be authenticating the server certificate and using EAP-TLS for the user authentication. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 255 Certificates for information on generating a Root CA certificate or a User certificate. Note: The date must be properly set on the device to authenticate a certificate. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 256 This value can be 64 hex characters or an 8 to 63 byte ASCII value. Enter the key and click OK. Once configured, click the Commit button. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 257 Ensure the correct Active Profile is selected on the Configuration tab and restart. The Status tab shows the device is connected. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 258: Summit Wireless Network Configuration

    WEP encryption or WPA security. Important Notes It is important that all dates are correct on the Thor VM2 and host computers when using any type of certificate. Certificates are date sensitive and if the date is not correct authentication will fail.
  • Page 259: Wireless Zero Config Utility

    Summit Tray Icon The Summit tray icon is not shown when the Thor VM2 is running Windows Embedded Standard 2009, Windows Embedded 7 or Windows 7 Professional. The Windows Wireless icon (located in the taskbar) may not display a successful wire- less connection.
  • Page 260 Once logged in, the button label changes to Admin Logout. To logout, either tap the Admin Logout button or exit the SCU without tapping the Admin Logout button. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 261: Profile

    Note: Tap the Commit button to save changes before leaving this panel or the SCU. If the panel is exited before tapping the Commit button, changes are not saved! Factory Default Settings Profile Default SSID Blank Client Name Blank Power Save Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 262 Admin, the parameters can be viewed, and cannot be changed. The buttons on this tab are dimmed if the user is not logged in as Admin. The Profile tab was previously labeled Config. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 263 Important – The settings for Auth Type, EAP Type and Encryption depend on the secu- rity type chosen. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 264 BGA Rates Full (All B and G rates and all A rates with B and G rates preferred) Ad Hoc (when connecting to another client device instead of an AP) Default: BGA Rates Full Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 265: Status

    It is important the Radio Mode parameter correspond to the AP to which the device is to connect. For example, if this parameter is set to G rates only, the Thor VM2 may only connect to APs set for G rates and not those set for B and G rates.
  • Page 266: Diags

    The text file can viewed using an application such as WordPad. Global Start > All Programs > Summit > Summit Client Utility > Global tab Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 267 SUMMIT (or blank) Auth Timeout 8 seconds Certs Path C:\Program Files\Summit\certs Ping Payload 32 bytes Ping Timeout 5000 ms Ping Delay ms 1000 ms Logon Options Use SCU credentials Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 268 Selecting Custom from the drop down list has no effect. Selecting any other value from the drop down list will overwrite the “custom” value in the registry. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 269 AP assisted roaming, AP specified maximum transmit power and radio management. Off - Do not use Cisco IE and CCX version number. Cisco IE = Cisco Information Element. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 270 The LED on the wireless card is not visible to the user when the wireless card is installed in a sealed mobile device. Options are: On, Off. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 271 Determines if the Summit icon is displayed in the System tray. Options are: On, Off The tray icon is not displayed when the Thor VM2 is running a Windows Embedded Standard 2009, Windows Embedded Standard 7 or Windows 7 Professional operating system.
  • Page 272 The WLAN connection needs to be established before the Windows login. Once this option is enabled, the Authentication delay and Association timeout values can be adjusted as necessary. Both values are specified in milliseconds (ms). Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 273 If using the Certs Path option: 1. Leave the Use MS store box unchecked. 2. Enter the certificate filename in the CA Cert text box. 3. Click OK then click Commit. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 274: Sign-on Vs. Stored Credentials

    Username and Password at that time to authenticate. • When using Summit with the Thor VM2, there is an option on the Global tab to use the Windows user name and password to log on instead of any username and password stored in the profile.
  • Page 275 10. Verify the device is authenticated by reviewing the Status tab. When the device is property configured, the indicates the device is Authenticated and the method used. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 276 Reconnect button on Diags tab clicked or • the profile is modified and the Commit button is clicked. To Use Windows Username and Password Please see Logon Options for information. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 277: Windows Certificate Store Vs. Certs Path

    Windows Certificate Store vs. Certs Path Note: It is important that all dates are correct on the Thor VM2 and host computers when using any type of certificate. Certificates are date sensitive and if the date is not correct authentication will fail.
  • Page 278: Configuring The Profile

    To connect to a wireless network with no security, make sure the following profile options are used. 1. Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile 2. Set EAP Type to None Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 279 Ensure the correct Active Profile is selected on the Main tab and restart. The SCU Main tab shows the device is associated after the radio connects to the network. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 280 Ensure the correct Active Profile is selected on the Main tab and restart. The SCU Main tab shows the device is associated after the radio connects to the network. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 281 Ensure the correct Active Profile is selected on the Main tab and restart. The SCU Main tab shows the device is associated after the radio connects to the network. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 282 Enter these items as directed below. Enter the Domain\Username (if the Domain is required), otherwise enter the Username. Enter the password. Leave the CA Certificate File Name blank for now. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 283 Note: The date must be properly set on the device to authenticate a certificate. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 284 Click OK then click Commit. Ensure the correct Active Profile is selected on the Main tab. Windows Certificate Store vs. Certs Path for more information on certificate storage. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 285 Note: The date must be properly set on the device to authenticate a certificate. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 286 Sign-On Credentials as the user will be prompted for the Username and Password when connecting to the network. Enter the Domain\Username (if the Domain is required), otherwise enter the Username. Enter the password. Click OK then click the Commit button. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 287 Ensure the correct Active Profile is selected on the Main tab and restart. The SCU Main tab shows the device is associated after the radio connects to the network. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 288 VM2. For automatic PAC provisioning, once a username/password is authenticated, the PAC information is stored on the Thor VM2. The same username/password must be used to authenticate each time. See the note below for more details. For manual PAC provisioning, the PAC filename and Password must be entered.
  • Page 289 Note: When using Automatic PAC Provisioning, once authenticated, there is a file stored in the C:\Program Files\Summit\certs directory with the PAC credentials. If the username is changed, that file must be deleted. The filename is autoP.00.pac. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 290 User Cert from the certificate store. Highlight the desired certificate and press the Select button. The name of the certificate is displayed in the User Cert box. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 291 2. Enter the certificate filename in the CA Cert text box. 3. Click OK then click Commit. The Thor VM2 should be authenticating the server certificate and using EAP-TLS for the user authentication. Ensure the correct Active Profile is selected on the Main tab and restart. The SCU Main tab shows the device is associated after the radio connects to the network.
  • Page 292 Ensure the correct Active Profile is selected on the Main tab and restart. The SCU Main tab shows the device is associated after the radio connects to the network. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 293: Certificates

    Note: Please refer to the Security Primer to prepare the Authentication Server and Access Point for communication. Note: It is important that all dates are correct on the Thor VM2 and host computers when using any type of certificate. Certificates are date sensitive and if the date is not correct authentication will fail.
  • Page 294: Generate A Root Ca Certificate

    Certificates are date sensitive and if the date is not correct authentication will fail. The easiest way to get the root CA certificate is to use a browser on a PC or the Thor VM2 to navigate to the Certificate Authority. To request the root CA certificate, open a browser to http://<CA IP address>/certsrv.
  • Page 295 Click the Save button and save the certificate. Make sure to keep track of the name and location of the certificate. Next install the certificate on the Thor VM2. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 296: Install A Root Ca Certificate

    C:\Program Files\Summit\certs folder or other path specified in the Summit Certs global parameter. Copy the certificate file to the Thor VM2. The certificate file has a .CER extension. Locate the file and double-tap on it. If presented with a security warning, confirm that you want to open the file.
  • Page 297: Generate A User Certificate

    11. An import successful message is displayed. Generate a User Certificate The easiest way to get the user certificate is to use the browser on the Thor VM2 or a PC to navigate to the Certificate Authority. To request the user certificate, open a browser to http://<CA IP address>/certsrv.
  • Page 298 Install the user certificate on the requesting computer by clicking the Install this certifi- cate link. If the requesting computer is the Thor VM2, then the process is finished. Otherwise, export the certificate as described below. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 299 The certificate is saved with a .PFX extension. Click Finish and OK to close the Successful Export message. Locate the User Certificate in the specified location. Copy to the Thor VM2. Install the User certificate. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 300: Install A User Certificate

    Professional 7 and Windows Embedded Standard 7 only). 3. In the left pane, right-click Personal and select All Tasks > Import. 4. The Certificate Import Wizard starts. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 301 5. Tap Next and use the Browse.. button to locate the User certificate copied to the Thor VM2. If necessary, change the file type drop down list at the bottom of the explorer window from *.cer to *.pfx. After selecting the .PFX file, tap Open.
  • Page 302: Oneclick Internet

    If this delay is acceptable to the user, standby may be enabled. When the One Click Internet utility is displayed on screen and the Thor VM2 enters standby/sleep, the touch screen may remain inactive for 10-15 sec- onds after the Thor VM2 resumes from standby/sleep.
  • Page 303: Preparing For Initial Use On The Thor Vm2

    Tap the Settings button and select the Firmware tab. Select the firmware for your car- rier from the list and tap Change. For more details, see OneClick Internet Connection Manager and the Firmware tab. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 304 Activation This step is only necessary for Verizon. You need the IMEI number for the Thor VM2 when you contact Verizon prior to activat- ing service on the Thor VM2. The IMEI number can be found on the Info tab.
  • Page 305 This screen contains the settings including the telephone number from the provider, in this case Verizon. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 306: Using Oneclick Internet

    The Radio button allows you to switch the WWAN radio on and off to save power or to disable the radio in instances where it is not desired (such as during airplane travel). Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 307 OneClick Internet includes online help that can be accessed by tapping the Help button. Settings Button Access the Settings menu by tapping the Settings button on the main window. The following tabs are available: Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 308 Create a connection profile to store connection information. Once a profile has been created, its name appears in the drop down Profiles list, which replaces the Profile Name text box in the illustration above. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 309 Proxy Settings for your network. Contact your network operator for more information. When Settings Use Proxy Server is selected, no additional proxy entries are required. Otherwise, enter the Proxy and the Port. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 310 Select the network and tap on the Register button. If the change is successful you will see the message “Network changed successfully”. This item is useful when traveling . Automatic mode selects the preferred network of your network operator. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 311 2. Retrieving Networks.. The currently registered network is marked. CDMA Network Information on the CDMA network is displayed. There are no editable parameters on this screen. History Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 312 This dialog lets you change your PIN. Label Description Current PIN Enter the current PIN. New PIN Enter the new PIN. Verify PIN Verify the new PIN by entering it again. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 313 SIM card is inserted. If no specific firmware for your operator is available, generic firmware is selected. After a firmware has been selected, it appears as the Current Profile. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 314 Connect When selected OneClick Internet automatically connects on start-up. Automatically Reconnect When selected OneClick Internet reconnects automatically when the Thor VM2 returns Automatically from standby/sleep or hibernate. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 315 Use the Application tab to specify any application to launch automatically once the Internet connection is established. Use the Browse button to locate the desired applica- tion. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 316: Application Buttons

    To manage your short messages you may: Button Description Manage SMS folders Change SMS settings Create new SMS/MMS messages Reply to SMS Forward SMS Move SMS to a folder Delete SMS Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 317 Recipient addresses may be taken from the SIM address book or from your Email client's contact folder. Just select an address and click OK. To send the message click “Send/Receive”. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 318 To export addresses you may select between two export formats: • CSV (comma separated text format, usually read by spread sheet applications) • VCard (business card format, used by MS Outlook and other applications) Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 319 Google Maps, showing their current location on a map. Lat - Latitude - The location north or south of the equator in degrees. Lon - Longitude: The angular distance from the Prime Meridian in degrees. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 320: About

    German, English, Spanish, French, Polish, Russian, Italian, Simplified Chinese and Tra- ditional Chinese. Note: This does not mean that the Thor VM2 has been localized for these languages. Installing or Upgrading OneClick Internet Note: You must use the Honeywell supplied version of OneClick Internet. Do not change versions unless instructed by your Honeywell representative.
  • Page 321 Review and accept the license agreement. Click Accept, if you agree. Otherwise please click Reject to cancel installation. Next the installer asks for the installation directory. Use the Browse button to specify a location other than the default. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 322 Installation process is indicated on screen. When completed. click the Finish button to exit the installer. Start OneClick Internet from the Windows Program Menu or double-tap the desktop icon. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 323: Oneclick Internet Connection Manager

    Tap this button to connect or disconnect. The color of this button also indicates the status of the connection: The radio is disconnected. Tap the button to connect. The radio is currently connecting. The radio is connected. Tap the button to disconnect. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 324 Connecting. Tap the Cancel button to cancel the connection in process. Status Connected. Tap the Disconnect button to end the connection. Failure. Review the screen for messages such as “No Network”, etc. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 325: Integrated Keypad

    APPENDIX KEY MAPS Integrated Keypad There are five integrated programmable keys located on the Thor VM2 below the dis- play. Each programmable key can be modified by the Orange key for a total of 10 pro- grammable keys. Programmable Key to remap these keys.
  • Page 326: Integrated Keypad And Bios

    Blue - Activate the highlighted menu choice (acts as ‘Enter’ key) • If a Y/N question is presented, press P4 to confirm (Acts as ‘Y’) or P5 to deny (acts as ‘N’). Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 327: External 21-key Keyboard

    External 21-Key Keyboard The table below shows the results of the keypresses. The Thor VM2 does not support remapped keys on this keyboard. The modifier keys (PF, green, yellow) only produce the results below. They do not modify keystrokes for the Thor VM2.
  • Page 328: External 95-key Keyboard

    95-key PS/2 Keyboard. The key map table that follows lists the commands used for the Thor VM2. Note that since the Thor VM2 uses a Microsoft Windows operating system, no DOS Terminal Emulation keypress sequences are provided. There are 10 hidden keys on the 95 key keyboard. Each of the hidden keys is accessed by pressing the <Fn>...
  • Page 329: External 60-key Keyboard

    ◦ The 2nd functions of the F4 and F5 keys are not used as the display brightness is adjusted via the buttons on the front of the Thor VM2. ◦ The 2nd functions of the F6 and F7 keys are not used as the Thor VM2 has TFT LCD screen with no provision for contrast adjustments.
  • Page 330 Right Arrow Left Arrow Left Arrow Insert Bksp Delete (numeric) Home Left Arrow Right Arrow Page Up Up Arrow Page Down Down Arrow ScrollLock Shift Shift Shift Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 331: Thor Vm2

    To get this Key / Function Press These Keys in this Order Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 332 Ctrl - (alpha) + (numeric) Ctrl + (alpha) * (numeric) I (letter i) * (alpha) Ctrl I (letter i) : (colon) ; (semicolon) _ (underscore) , (comma) Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 333 To get this Key / Function Press These Keys in this Order ' (apostrophe) ~ (tilde) " & Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 334 Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 335: Appendix B - Specifications And Reference Material

    Power Supply 10 to 60 VDC isolated Uninterruptible Power Supply Internal UPS battery, 30-minute life at -20°C (-4°F) Backup Battery (RCT) Internal lithium battery maintains Real Time Clock Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 336: Vm1d Standard Dock

    External Power Supply 50-150 VDC DC power supply available for vehicles over 60 VDC Note: Use dock VMX005VMCRADLE (VMXD Enhanced Dock of Off-Vehicle Use) in AC power applications. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 337: Vm3d Enhanced Dock

    USB1 Connector 9-pin female, USB connector supports USB host port via adapter cable Note: USB Client port may not be supported by the Thor VM2 operating system. USB2 Connector 15-pin female, USB connector supports two USB host ports via adapter cable...
  • Page 338: Vmxd Enhanced Dock

    USB1 Connector 9-pin female, USB connector supports USB host port via adapter cable Note: USB Client port may not be supported by the Thor VM2 operating system. USB2 Connector 15-pin female, USB connector supports two USB host ports via adapter cable...
  • Page 339: Vmxd Enhanced Dock For Off-vehicle Use (qm3ac)

    USB1 Connector 9-pin female, USB connector supports USB host port via adapter cable Note: USB Client port may not be supported by the Thor VM2 operating system. USB2 Connector 15-pin female, USB connector supports two USB host ports via adapter cable...
  • Page 340: Dimensions

    Note: The RAM ball is not included in the following measurements. Length 7.1” (18.0 cm) Width 6.1” (15.5 cm) Height 2.1” (5.4 cm), measurement includes strain relief cable clamps Weight 2.4 lb. (1.1 kg) Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 341: Environmental Specifications

    8 KV air, 4kV direct contact Operating Humidity Up to 90% non-condensing at 104°F (40°C) Water and Dust IEC 60529 compliant to IP66 Vibration MIL-STD-810F, composite wheeled vehicles. Crash SAE-J 1455 Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 342: Network Card Specifications

    WWAN - Gobi 3000 Device Gobi™ 2000 (data only), includes GPS Device Gobi™ 3000 (data only), includes GPS Technology Five-band UMTS/HSPA+ (800/850/900/1900/2100MHz), quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900MHz) and dual-band EV-DO/CDMA (800/1900) Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 343: Port And Connector Pinouts

    Screen Blanking Box - The white wire in the power cable must be connected to the unswitched side of the screen blanking box. See applicable wiring diagram below. Cable shell provides chassis ground connection. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 344 VMXD enhanced dock for off-vehicle use requires adapter cable VM1076CABLE to connect the dock to the AC/DC adapter. This cable is included in the AC kit for off-vehicle use. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 345: Com1 And Com2 Connector

    PIN 6 Common ground Common ground USB_H1_D+ USB host 1 data signal USB_H1_D- USB host 1 data signal USBC_VBUS USB client 5V detect from attached host (not used) Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 346 USB Power Return Shell CGND Chassis Ground USB Client Connector The USB client connection is not supported on the Thor VM2 with the Windows Embedded Standard operating system. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 347 Not used Not used USB_H1_PWR USB host 5V output power Not used USB_H1_D+ USB host 1 data signal (twisted pair) USB_H1_D- USB host 1 data signal (twisted pair) Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 348: Usb2 Connector

    Common ground Common ground USB_H3_PWR USB host 3 5V output power USB_H3_D+ USB host 3 data signal USB_H3_D- USB host 3 data signal Common ground Common ground Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 349 USB Host Connectors Signal Description 5V_USB USB Power, Current Limited PIN 4 USB_H2_D- USB D- PIN 1 USB_H2_D+ USB D+ USB Power Return Shell CGND Chassis Ground Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 350 Description KBDAT Keyboard data PIN 5 PIN 1 Not Used Not Used Not Used PIN 9 PIN 6 Ground Not Used KBCLK Keyboard clock Ground Keyboard power Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 351: Canbus / Audio Connector

    Mic input Microphone input Mic return Microphone return Audio Return Optional ground CAN_SHLD CAN_H CAN_H bus line dominant high CAN reserved CAN_V+ Option CAN external Power Supply Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 352 Not used Quick Connect Headset Connector Signal Description Mic input Microphone input PIN 4 Mic return Microphone return Audio output Headset output PIN 1 Audio return Headset return Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 353 CAN_V+ Option CAN external Power Supply CAN_H CAN_H bus line dominant high CAN_L CAN_L bus line dominant low CAN_SHLD Not used Not used Not used Not used Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 354: Hat Encoding

    ¦ ~& 0X1D § ~’ 0X1E ^_ (underscore) ¨ 0X1F © ª « ¬ (soft hyphen) ~- (dash) ® ~. (period) ¯ ° ~0 (zero) ± ² Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 355 Ì ó Í ô Î õ Ï ö Ð ÷ Ñ ø Ò ù Ó ú Ô û Õ ü Ö ý × þ Ø ÿ Ù Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 356: Gnu General Public License Version 2

    In addition, mere aggregation of another work not based on the Program with the Program (or with a work based on the Program) on a volume of a storage or distribution medium does not bring the other work under the scope of this License. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 357 APPLICABLE LAW. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE STATED IN WRITING THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND/OR OTHER PARTIES PROVIDE THE PROGRAM 'AS IS' WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 358 If this is what you want to do, use the GNU Library General Public License instead of this License. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 359: Gnu General Public License Version 3

    The 'System Libraries' of an executable work include anything, other than the work as a whole, that (a) is included in the normal form of packaging a Major Component, but which is not part of that Major Component, and (b) serves only to enable use of the work with that Major Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 360 Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 361 If a license document contains a further restriction but permits relicensing or conveying under this License, you may add to a covered work material governed by the terms of that license document, provided that the further restriction does not survive such relicensing or conveying. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
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  • Page 363 (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 364 If this is what you want to do, use the GNU Lesser General Public License instead of this License. But first, please read http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/why-not-lgpl.html. Thor VM2 with with Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard User Guide...
  • Page 365: Appendix C - Thor Vm2 Agency Information

    Label Locations Compliance labels are located in the dock well area on the back of the Thor VM2, as indicated by the shaded areas below. The Thor VM2 must be removed from the dock to view the labels.
  • Page 366 Honeywell 9680 Old Bailes Road Fort Mill, SC 29707 www.honeywellaidc.com ™ VM2-WIN-UG Rev E 3/18...

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