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Sony Clie Gear PEGA-MSB1 Operating Instructions Manual

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4-662-841-11 (2)
Bluetooth™ Module
Operating Instructions
PEGA-MSB1
2002 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 4-662-841-11 (2) Bluetooth™ Module Operating Instructions PEGA-MSB1 2002 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 The model number and serial number are located at the rear of the product. Record the model number and the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product.
  • Page 3: Declaration Of Conformity

    Declaration of Conformity Trade Name Model No. Responsible Party : Sony Electronics Inc. Address Telephone No. This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 4 Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. L’utilisation de ce dispositif est autorisée seulement aux conditions suivantes: (1) il ne doit pas produire de brouillage et (2) l’utilisateur du dispositif doit être prêt à...
  • Page 5 • In no event will SONY be liable for any financial damages, or loss of profits, including claims made by third parties, arising out of the use of the software supplied with this unit.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction ... 7 What You Can Do with this Bluetooth Module ... 8 Names of Parts ... 10 Inserting/Removing this Bluetooth Module ... 11 Installing the Software ... 13 Performing a HotSync Operation ... 15 Performing a HotSync Operation by Bluetooth Communications for the First Time ...
  • Page 7: Introduction

    Introduction This product is a Bluetooth communication module for Sony Personal Entertainment Organizer (mentioned as CLIÉ handheld after this) of the OS version 4.0 or later. Inserting this unit in your CLIÉ handheld allows you to perform wireless communication easily without the need to connect the CLIÉ...
  • Page 8: What You Can Do With This Bluetooth Module

    What You Can Do with this Bluetooth Module Inserting this Bluetooth Module in your CLIÉ handheld allows you to perform wireless communication between your CLIÉ handheld and a Bluetooth compatible device without connecting them with a cable. Performing a HotSync operation You can perform a wireless HotSync operation (i.e., synchronizing data) between your CLIÉ...
  • Page 9 Communicating between two CLIÉ handhelds Enjoying the supplied application “Reversi” You can play a game of Reversi, using two communicating CLIÉ handhelds. Install the Bluetooth Preferences utility and the Reversi application in the CLIÉ handhelds you use. For details, see page 33. PEGA-MSB1 and CLIÉ...
  • Page 10: Names Of Parts

    Names of Parts Bluetooth Module Accessories CD-ROM (1) Operating Instructions (1) Warranty card (1) End-User’s License Agreement (1) POWER indicator This indicator lights when the CLIÉ handheld is ready for Bluetooth communications.
  • Page 11: Inserting/removing This Bluetooth Module

    Inserting/Removing this Bluetooth Module Inserting this Bluetooth Module in your CLIÉ handheld Insert this Bluetooth Module in the memory stick slot of the CLIÉ handheld. Notes • Insert this Bluetooth Module straight in the memory stick slot of the CLIÉ handheld.
  • Page 12 Removing this Bluetooth Module from your CLIÉ handheld After use, terminate Bluetooth communications. Then, push this Bluetooth Module down gently into the slot (1), and pull it up straight (2). Notes • Be sure to push this Bluetooth Module down gently before pulling it out to avoid damaging this Bluetooth Module and the memory stick slot.
  • Page 13: Installing The Software

    Installing the Software When you try to perform Bluetooth communications for the first time after inserting this Bluetooth Module in your CLIÉ handheld, you need to install the Bluetooth Preferences utility in your CLIÉ handheld. You can install the utility from the supplied CD-ROM. Note Before installation, it is necessary to prepare to perform a HotSync operation.
  • Page 14 If you cannot find the From the [Start] menu, click [Programs] ([All Programs] in ® Windows XP), [Sony Handheld], and [HotSync Manager] to start up the HotSync manager. Execute a local HotSync operation on your CLIÉ handheld. The Bluetooth Preferences utility is installed into your CLIÉ...
  • Page 15: Performing A Hotsync Operation

    Performing a HotSync Operation After inserting this Bluetooth Module in your CLIÉ handheld, you can perform a wireless HotSync operation between your CLIÉ handheld and a Bluetooth compatible Windows computer. Performing a HotSync Operation by Bluetooth Communications for the First Time When you perform a HotSync operation for the first time between your CLIÉ...
  • Page 16 1 Setting the communication method/Performing bonding For Bluetooth communications, set the communication method and bond a communication device to your CLIÉ handheld. Turn on the power of your computer and activate Bluetooth communications. For details, see the manual and online manual of your computer. Insert this Bluetooth Module in your CLIÉ...
  • Page 17 CLIÉ handheld is displayed. z If you are a VAIO user If you bond a Sony VAIO to your CLIÉ handheld, perform a device discovery on the part of your VAIO first. Continued on next page...
  • Page 18 Select a personal computer you want to bond to your CLIÉ handheld, and tap [OK]. The [Add Trusted Device] screen appears. Tap [Yes]. The [Bluetooth Security] screen appears on your CLIÉ handheld. The [Passkey Input] dialog box appears on the display of the selected computer.
  • Page 19 If you cannot find the icon on the task tray From the [Start] menu, click [Programs] ([All Programs] in Windows [Sony Handheld], and [HotSync Manager] to start up the HotSync manager. Tap the [HotSync] icon on the home screen of your CLIÉ...
  • Page 20 Tap V below the you would like to use. For connection, select the connection name that you specified in the Step 4 of “1 Setting the communication method/Performing bonding” on page 17. Tap the icon. A HotSync operation starts. When this operation ends, a message appears indicating that the HotSync Operation is completed.
  • Page 21: Performing A Hotsync Operation For The Second Time And Thereafter

    Performing a HotSync Operation for the Second Time and Thereafter Once you have bonded your Bluetooth compatible computer to your CLIÉ handheld, following the instructions described in “Performing a HotSync Operation by Bluetooth Communications for the First Time” on pages 15-20, you can perform a HotSync operation easily from the second time.
  • Page 22: Accessing The Internet

    Accessing the Internet You can enjoy browsing various homepages or sending/receiving email using your CLIÉ handheld, via a Bluetooth compatible cellular phone, modem, or LAN access point. Accessing the Internet by Bluetooth Communications for the First Time When you access the Internet using your CLIÉ handheld via a Bluetooth compatible cellular phone, modem, or LAN access point for the first time, you need to set the communication method and bond the device to your CLIÉ...
  • Page 23 1 Setting the connection method/Performing bonding You need to set the communication method and perform bonding for Bluetooth communications. Turn on the power of a cellular phone, modem, or LAN access point, and activate Bluetooth communications. For details, see the manual of the cellular phone, modem or LAN access point you use.
  • Page 24 Tap [New]. The [Edit Connection] screen appears. • Name : You can specify a name of connection method freely according to the Bluetooth compatible communication device you use. Enter any connection name you like in [Custom]. • Connect to : Select according to the device you use. When you connect the CLIÉ...
  • Page 25 Select the cellular phone, modem or LAN access point you want to bond to your CLIÉ handheld, and tap [OK]. The [Add Trusted Device] screen appears. Tap [Yes]. If you have selected a cellular phone, the [Passkey Input] screen appears on the display of the cellular phone. If you have selected a Bluetooth compatible device (modem or LAN access point) of which the Passkey is fixed, the [Authentication] screen appears on your CLIÉ...
  • Page 26 Tips • The step in which the [Passkey Input] screen appears varies depending on Bluetooth compatible devices, and for some devices, the [Passkey input] screen does not appear. In any case, follow the instructions shown on the screen and enter a Passkey when required. •...
  • Page 27 Tap V of [Service], and select the name of the Internet Service Provider you use. Tap V of [Connection] that is located in the middle of the screen, and select the connection you use. Select the connection name you specified in Step 5 in the procedure of “1 Setting the connecting method/Performing bonding”...
  • Page 28 3 Browsing homepages/ Sending/receiving email You can do the following operations from the home screen of your CLIÉ handheld. Browsing homepages Start up necessary application such as “AvantGo,” etc., and specify a homepage address (URL) to see a homepage. Sending/receiving email Start up the “CLIÉ...
  • Page 29: Accessing The Internet For The Second Time And Thereafter

    Accessing the Internet for the Second Time and Thereafter Once you have bonded a communication device to your CLIÉ handheld, following the instructions in “Accessing the Internet by Bluetooth Communications for the First Time” on pages 22-28, you can access the Internet easily from the second time. If you try to use an unauthorized Bluetooth compatible cellular phone, modem, or LAN access point, follow the Procedures 1 to 3 of “Accessing the Internet by Bluetooth Communications for the First...
  • Page 30 Browse a homepage or send/receive email. If you cannot access the Internet following the instructions in “Accessing the Internet for the Second Time and Thereafter” Tap V in the upper right corner of the [Preferences] screen on your CLIÉ handheld, and select [Network]. Then, tap [Connect] at the bottom of the screen.
  • Page 31: Exchanging Information Between Two CliÉ Handhelds

    Exchanging Information between Two CLIÉ Handhelds You can transfer the data you have stored in Date Book, Address Book, To Do List, and Memo Pad to another Bluetooth compatible CLIÉ handheld. Select the data you want to transfer from Date Book, Address Book, To Do List, and Memo Pad.
  • Page 32 Tap [Send] on the menu list. To transfer Date Book data: Tap [Send Event]. To transfer Address Book data: Tap [Send Address]. To transfer To Do List data: Tap [Send Item]. To transfer Memo Pad data: Tap [Send Memo]. A Bluetooth compatible device discovery begins in the vicinity of your CLIÉ...
  • Page 33: Playing Reversi

    Playing Reversi The supplied application “Reversi” allows you to play the game against your opponent using two Bluetooth compatible CLIÉ handhelds. Installing Reversi Follow the instructions on page 13, and tick the check box of [Reversi] in Step 3. Referring to the manual of Reversi You can refer to the online manual of Reversi in the supplied CD- ROM.
  • Page 34: Looking At Information

    Looking at Information Looking at Information on Bluetooth Communications You can see Bluetooth related information on your CLIÉ handheld. Tap the [Preferences] icon on the home screen of your CLIÉ handheld. The [Preferences] screen appears. Tap V in the upper right corner of the screen, and select [Bluetooth].
  • Page 35: Looking At Information On Other Devices

    •Allow Device to be Discovered CLIÉ handheld becomes detectable as a Bluetooth compatible device when another Bluetooth compatible device is performing a device discovery. If you set this item to [No], the CLIÉ handheld will not respond to a device discovery. •Device Address assigned to each Bluetooth compatible device) of this Bluetooth Module is displayed.
  • Page 36 Tap [Trusted Devices]. The Bluetooth Module is initialized, and the Bluetooth compatible devices that are bonded to it are displayed. Select a device the information of which you want to know. Tap [Details]. The [Device Details] screen appears. •Trusted Device Name selected is displayed.
  • Page 37: Deleting Unnecessary Bonding Information

    Deleting Unnecessary Bonding Information You can delete bonding information on the devices that are no longer needed. Insert this Bluetooth Module in your CLIÉ handheld. Tap the [Preferences] icon on the home screen of your CLIÉ handheld. The [Preferences] screen appears. Tap V in the right corner of the screen, and select [Bluetooth].
  • Page 38 Tap [Delete The Device]. The [Delete Trusted Device] screen appears on your CLIÉ handheld. Tap [OK]. The Bluetooth compatible device that you have selected is deleted from the list of bonded devices.
  • Page 39: Troubleshooting

    Sony CLIÉ Web site: Customers in USA, Canada and Mexico: http://www.ita.sel.sony.com/support/clie/access/ Customers in Asia-Pacific Countries: http://vaio-online.sony.com/clie/ If the problem persists, contact the Sony dealer where you purchased this product or a Sony service representative serving your area. General problems Symptom Communication is not possible.
  • Page 40 Symptom A message appears indicating that Bluetooth accessory cannot be found. The message “The server does not respond” or “A modem cannot be found” appears, and communication is not possible. Communication is not possible although distance between this Bluetooth Module and the other Bluetooth compatible device is less than 10 meters.
  • Page 41 HotSync operation problems Symptom A HotSync operation cannot be performed. Cause/Remedy •Ensure that the task tray on your Windows computer display and that HotSync Manager is running. To make sure it is running, click icon. If a menu appears, it is running.
  • Page 42 Internet Connection problems Symptom Communication is not stable. You cannot access the Internet. Cause/Remedy Radio wave conditions or telephone circuit conditions may not be good. Check the bars showing the reception field intensity on the cellular phone. If a minimum of two bars is not displayed steadily, try to access the Internet again after waiting for a while.
  • Page 43 Symptom You cannot send or receive email. Cause/Remedy Check the following settings of the emailing application on the CLIÉ handheld. •Is the server type set correctly? •Are the user name and the password set correctly?
  • Page 44: Precautions On Use

    Precautions on Use Handling this Bluetooth Module • Do not subject this unit to excessive shock, and take care not to drop it to prevent a malfunction. • Do not use or store this unit in locations subject to: - extremely high temperature, such as in direct sunlight or near a heater.
  • Page 45 Communication (If You Use a Cellular Phone) • If you have performed an unnecessary line feed or entered alphanumeric string of three lines or more in the user name of the [Network] settings on the [Preferences] screen of the CLIÉ handheld, authentication may not be carried out correctly because the unnecessary line feed or string is not displayed.
  • Page 46: Specifications

    Specifications Wireless Communication Communication method Bluetooth standard Ver. 1.1 Output Bluetooth standard Power Class 2 Communication range Line of sight approx. 10 m Supported Bluetooth profiles Serial Port Profile Dial-up Networking Profile LAN Access Profile Object Push Profile Frequency band 2.4 GHz band (2.4000 GHz - 2.4835 GHz) Power Source / General Power source...
  • Page 47 Actual range will vary depending on factors such as obstacles between devices, magnetic fields around a microwave oven, static electricity, interference, radio wave conditions, reception sensitivity or antenna’s performance, and operating system or software application, etc. Bluetooth standard profiles specify the usage purpose for Bluetooth devices communicating with each other.
  • Page 48 Customer Support For the latest support information, check our official Sony CLIÉ Web site Customers in USA, Canada and Mexico: http://www.ita.sel.sony.com/support/clie/access/ Customers in Asia-Pacific Countries: http://vaio-online.sony.com/clie/ Printed on 100% recycled paper using VOC (Volatile Organic Compound)-free vegetable oil based ink.

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