Cardo Systems Scala 700 Quick Manual

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    scala-VoIP C A R D O S Y S T E M S I N C .

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Pre-Installation ... 6 Installing the Software ... 7 Components of the CVD Window... 8 Installing the USB Bluetooth Adapter ... 9 Pairing the Headset...10 Using the Headset...12 Changing the Skin ...12 3. USING THE CVD ...12 Using the Voice Commands...12 Answering Skype™...

  • Page 3: Introduction

    Skype™ program. Please read and familiarize yourself with all the instructions, components and controls of your scala-700 headset prior to first use. This manual assumes that you are familiar with the use of Skype™...

  • Page 4: Definitions

    You can even minimize or maximize the Skype on-screen window. All of these functions are accessible by voice command. • For additional features and functionalities of the scala-700 headset please refer to the enclosed scala-700 Quick Guide. Definitions...

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    Contents of Retail Box scala-700 headset Bluetooth Audio Adapter Ear loop USB Cable for headset charging via computer Dual Voltage Wall-Charger Software CD Carry-on pouch for the scala-700 scala-700 Quick Guide, Warranty & Registration Card...

  • Page 6: Getting Started, Installation, Pre-installation

    Quick Guide. Pre-Installation Before installing the CVD perform the following: • Fully charge your headset. Turn it on and make sure that it is in stand-by mode. When in stand-by mode, the headset’s LED flashes blue every 3 seconds.

  • Page 7: Installing The Software

    Installing the Software 1. Insert the mini CD into the CD-ROM drive. 2. The software installation should begin automatically. If not, click Start, Run, Browse, then select the correct CD-ROM Drive and click on Setup.exe. Or, using the Explorer, browse to the CD- ROM drive containing the software and choose Setup.exe.

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    5. Read the License Agreement. If you agree, select I accept the agreement, and click Next. 6. Use this screen to choose where you want to install the application: To install in the default location (recommended), click Next. 7. This screen allows you to determine the location of the Start menu folder: To install in the default location (recommended), click Next.

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    8. This screen summarizes the installation options that you have chosen To change these settings click Back until you reach the setting you wish to change. If you wish to accept the settings and proceed, click Install 9. The program will install the Cardo Voice Dialer.

  • Page 10: Installing The Usb Bluetooth Adapter, Pairing The Headset

    Only paired devices will connect and communicate each time you turn them on. Before using the CVD for the first time, you must pair the headset with the Adapter. You will be prompted as follows: Click here to access...

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    1. Select Tools and then click on Pair headset in the pull-down menu. The following window will open: 2. Activate the Pairing mode of the headset by pressing its Wheel in and holding for approximately 10 seconds until the red and blue lights begin flashing back and forth.

  • Page 12: Using The Headset, Changing The Skin, Using The Cvd, Using The Voice Commands

    Calls can be made either to other computers, or to landline or mobile telephones (SkypeOut™). 1. Make sure the headset is turned on and in standby mode (blue LED flashing every 3 seconds). 2. Briefly press the headset’s CTRL button until you hear a tone.

  • Page 13: Answering Skype™ Calls, Terminating Skype™ Calls

    CTRL button or click Skype’s End Call button. Connecting the Headset to the CVD When the headset is not connected the CVD (turned off, out of range, or used other audio device) a message “Activate Headset” appears. Turn on the Headset, then press the CTRL button or swap back to...

  • Page 14: Valid Voice Commands

    Valid Voice Commands Using for example the contact name “Emily” that is listed under speed dial number 2 in your Skype Address book, the following five voice commands are valid: Command Function Call <Emily> Calls the person if her information is stored in the Skype Contact List Dial <2>...

  • Page 15: Additional Features, Swap Between The Cvd And Bluetooth Mobile Phone

    While both the CVD and the mobile phone are turned on and the headset is on standby, double-press the wheel. Now the Headset will switch to the second device. Each time you double-press the...

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    Will the scala-700 work with both Skype and my Bluetooth phone? Yes, your scala-700 headset can be paired with your Bluetooth mobile phone and with the Adapter in order to work with Skype. However, it will only work with one device at a time.

  • Page 17: Troubleshooting

    5. TROUBLESHOOTING NOTE: For most problems we recommend that as a first step, you turn the headset off and then on again. If this does not help, try removing the Adapter. Wait several seconds and insert it again. You see a “Waiting for user speech command” message, but the voice commands are not recognized 1.

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    2. If the headset is turned on, remove the Adapter and wait for the message “Insert Adapter”. Now insert the Adapter and try again. Computer freezing or working slowly 1. If it is the first time after installing the CVD software, restart your computer.

  • Page 19: Technical Specifications

    6. TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE SCALA-700 WHEN USED FOR VOIP Technology Maximum power Maximum link distance Typical talk time Typical standby time Typical charging time Power Source Weight Approvals ® Compliant with Bluetooth , Ver. 2.0 2.5 dbm 30 feet or 10 meters Approx.

  • Page 20: Appendix 1: Setting Voice Sensitivity

    7. APPENDIX 1: Setting Voice Sensitivity If you experience repeated problems with voice recognition, you may need to calibrate the voice sensitivity. In the Tools menu choose Voice Calibration. The Calibration window opens. To adjust the Pronunciation Sensitivity, drag the upper slider to the right or left using the mouse.

  • Page 21: Appendix 2: Performing Voice Training

    Before performing this procedure, make sure that the headset has been paired with the Adapter (see page 10 above). 1. Make sure the headset is connected (a message “Press the CTRL button to Voice Dial” should appear in the CVD window.) 2.

  • Page 22: Contact Information

    9. CONTACT INFORMATION If assistance is needed, visit our website at or contact us via e-mail at: To reach us via phone, please call: In the U.S.: Toll-free 1-800 488-0363 or 412 788-4533 International (not toll-free): +49 89 450 36-819 or contact the store from which you have purchased the product, NOTE: Prior to contacting us, make sure that you have registered your product at

  • Page 23: Fcc Notice

    However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. Your headset is designed to operate at the maximum strength allowed by the FCC. This means that your headset can communicate only...

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    CAUTION RISK OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS REPLACED BY AN INCORRECT TYPE. ALERTE Risque d’explosion si la batterie est remplacée par un model qui ne convient pas. Il faut traiter les batteries usées selon les instructions. NOTE: If this equipment causes harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:...

  • Page 25: European Ce Notice

    Notices This product is CE marked according to the provisions of the R & TTE Directive (99/5/EC). Hereby Cardo Systems, Inc. declares that this product is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. Please note that this product uses radio frequency bands not harmonized within the European Union (“EU”).

  • Page 26: Limited Warranty

    Warranty Conditions This express limited warranty is extended by Cardo Systems, Inc. solely to the original purchaser and is not assignable or transferable to others. This is the complete warranty for your headset and charger. The Company assumes no obligation or liability for additions or modifications to this warranty unless made in writing and signed by an officer of the Company.

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    The Company disclaims all responsibility for any equipment not furnished by Cardo Systems Inc., which is attached to or used in connection with the headset. Furthermore, the Company is not responsible for any damage to any part of the headset resulting from the use of ancillary equipment not furnished by the Company.

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    6. All plastic surfaces and all other externally exposed parts that are scratched or damaged after purchase. Warranty Service To receive warranty service, your product must be registered. Fax the attached registration card to the numbers listed on the card, send it by certified mail or register online at: For services, please present the product, along with your registration number and bill of sale (receipt) at any authorized Service Center or at...

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    Manual or the Quick Guide. Verify that your headset is serviced by an Authorized Cardo Dealer or Service Center. Cardo retains the right to amend and change its products,...

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    Remember: The warranty for your product will only become effective if all of the blanks marked (*) are completed. For your convenience you may either register on-line at or via fax or regular mail at one of the CARDO offices: Cardo Systems, Inc. 100 High Tower Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15205 (USA) Fax: (+1) 412 788-0270 Cardo Systems, Inc.

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    Please note: Completing the questionnaire is optional and does not constitute a requirement for warranty and customer service for your product. CARDO WILL NOT SHARE YOUR INFO WITH THIRD PARTIES Gender: M / F Age Group: 18 or under 19-28 29-39 40-49 50-64...

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    This Rebate Program is solely intended for end-customers that have purchased a scala-rider headset (the “Product “) from Cardo Systems, Inc. (“Cardo” or the “Company”) or from an Authorized Cardo Reseller in the USA, Canada or Mexico. This certificate expires at the earlier of December 31st, 2006 or with the discontinuation of the Product, at the sole discretion of the Company.

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    YES / NO We would greatly appreciate your comments and suggestions ________________________________________________________________________________________ Once completed, please fax or mail this form to Cardo Systems, Inc. according the details below: SEND THIS FORM BY FAX TO: (412) 788-0270 or SEND THIS FORM BY MAIL TO: Cardo Systems, Inc., 100 High Tower Blvd.,...

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    Bluetooth is a trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc., scala-700™ and scala-VoIP™ are trademarks owned by Cardo Systems, Inc. All rights reserved by Cardo Systems, Inc. Cardo reserves all rights and explicitly prohibits any copying, dissemination, or other commercial use of the text and/or images or any part thereof contained in this manual, with the exception of end-users of the scala-700 headset and/or the scala-VoIP product for their own personal use, of authorized resellers and of journalists covering this product for media purposes.

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