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E-200
Getting Started with
the CASSIOPEIA
(Hardware Manual)
User documentation consists of two manuals:
Pocket PC User's Guide and this booklet. Be sure
to read this manual first.
Be sure to read the Safety Precautions contained in
this manual to ensure proper operation of this
product.
Keep this manual in a safe place for future
reference.
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  • Page 1 E-200 Getting Started with the CASSIOPEIA (Hardware Manual) User documentation consists of two manuals: Pocket PC User’s Guide and this booklet. Be sure to read this manual first. Be sure to read the Safety Precautions contained in this manual to ensure proper operation of this product.
  • Page 2 • CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. assumes no responsibility for any damage or loss resulting from the use of this manual. • CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. assumes no responsibility for any loss or claims by third parties that may arise through the use of this product.
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions Congratulations upon your selection of the CASSIOPEIA. Be sure to read the following Safety Precautions before trying to use it for the first time. Note All mentions of “the unit” in the following precautions refer to the CASSIOPEIA. Markings and Symbols The following are the meanings of the markings and symbols used in these Safety Precautions.
  • Page 4: Precautions During Use

    • Should the unit ever fall or otherwise become damaged, unplug the AC adapter from the power outlet, remove batteries, and contact your original dealer or an authorized CASIO service provider. Continued use creates the danger of fire and electrical shock.
  • Page 5: Rechargeable Battery Pack

    Avoid unstable surfaces. • Never place the unit on an unstable surface, on a high shelf, or in any other unstable location. Doing so can create the danger of the unit falling and causing personal injury. Magnetic Force • Keep the unit away from ATM cards, credit cards, and any other magnetic card during transport and storage.
  • Page 6: Batteries

    • Never expose the battery pack to direct flame, do not throw it into fire, fresh water, or seawater. Doing so can damage the built in safety and protection mechanisms, and cause battery fluid to ignite, creating the danger of fire and explosion.
  • Page 7: Ac Adapter

    • Should the power cord ever become seriously damaged (internal wiring exposed or shorted), contact your original dealer or an authorized CASIO service provider to request servicing. Continued use of a seriously damaged power cord creates the danger of fire and electrical shock.
  • Page 8: Display Screen Precautions

    Display Screen Precautions • Never apply strong pressure to the LCD screen or subject it to strong impact. Doing so can cause the LCD panel glass to crack or break. • Should the LCD panel glass ever crack or break, never touch the liquid inside of the panel.
  • Page 9: Operating Precautions

    • Large amounts of dust • If you drop the CASSIOPEIA and damage it, immediately turn off power and contact your original dealer or an authorized CASIO service provider. Never continue using a damaged unit. • Never place heavy objects on top of the CASSIOPEIA.
  • Page 10 • Never try to take the CASSIOPEIA apart. Doing so can cause malfunction. • Never insert foreign objects into connectors, slots, or other openings. • Take care to avoid spilling water or drinks on the CASSIOPEIA. • Use only the stylus that comes with the CASSIOPEIA to press the reset button. •...
  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety Precautions ... 3 Markings and Symbols ... 3 Health Precautions ... 3 Precautions During Use ... 4 Rechargeable Battery Pack ... 5 Batteries ... 6 AC Adapter ... 7 Display Screen Precautions ... 8 Operating Precautions ... 9 Terms and Symbols used in this manual ...
  • Page 12: Terms And Symbols Used In This Manual

    User Maintenance ... 29 Batteries ... 29 Replacing the Main Battery ... 30 Replacing the Backup Battery ... 31 Charging the Battery Pack ... 33 Resetting the Unit ... 34 Performing a Reset ... 34 Memory Error Message ... 35 Full Reset (Memory Initialize) ...
  • Page 13: Getting Ready

    Where can I find out about the bundled software? The following describes where you can get more information about the collection of standard Pocket PC 2002 programs from Microsoft and original programs from CASIO that come with your CASSIOPEIA. I Microsoft Programs See the Pocket PC User’s Guide for details on Pocket Outlook (Calendar, Contacts,...
  • Page 14: Operations

    Operations General Guide Stereo headphone jack For connection of the optional remote control earhpone or commercially available earphone/headphone (ø3.5mm) Microphone Power button Turns power on and off. Holding down this button toggles the front light on and off. Reset button Action control See “About the [Action] Control”...
  • Page 15 Backup battery cover Battery cover switch About the [Action] Control Operations can be performed by pressing and rotating the [Action] control. Pressing the [Action] control performs an operation similar to the Enter key of a computer keyboard. See Pocket PC online help for information about using the [Action] control with each application.
  • Page 16: Using The Stylus

    Using the Stylus Data input and virtually all other operations are performed using a stylus, which is housed inside the stylus holder in the right corner of the CASSIOPEIA. The following defines the various operations that you can perform with the stylus. Tap ...
  • Page 17: Adjusting Display Brightness

    Adjusting Display Brightness Use the following operations to adjust display brightness to make it easier to read. • Tap and then Settings. On the System tab, tap Brightness. On the dialog box that appears, tap the Brightness tab. • While holding down the [Action] button, press the right side of the cursor button to make the screen brighter, or the left side of the cursor button to make it dimmer.
  • Page 18: Using The Cradle

    Using the Cradle The cradle provides quick and easy connection between your CASSIOPEIA and a computer. • Your CASSIOPEIA can be powered by AC power when it is placed on the cradle. • The battery pack charges while the CASSIOPEIA is on the cradle. See page 33 for more information.
  • Page 19: To Place The Cassiopeia Onto The Cradle

    To place the CASSIOPEIA onto the cradle Important Make sure that CASSIOPEIA power is turned off before you place it onto or remove it from the cradle. Use the following procedure to place the unit onto the cradle. 1. Place the cradle on a desk or other flat, level surface. 2.
  • Page 20: To Remove The Cassiopeia From The Cradle

    To remove the CASSIOPEIA from the cradle Pull up on the CASSIOPEIA so the recess on its back disengages from the raised part of the cradle, and then lift the CASSIOPEIA straight up from the cradle. To connect another USB device to the cradle The cradle is equipped with a USB-A connector that can be used to connect another USB device, as shown below.
  • Page 21: Using The Cassiopeia Usb Cable

    Using the CASSIOPEIA USB Cable You can use the CASSIOPEIA USB cable to connect the CASSIOPEIA directly to a computer. Important • See “Required System Configuration” on page 44 for the computer system that is required for direct USB connection. •...
  • Page 22: Using The Ac Adapter

    Using the AC Adapter You can use the AC adapter to directly power the CASSIOPEIA or to supply power through the cradle. The battery pack charges while the CASSIOPEIA is directly connected to a power source by the AC adapter or while it is on the cradle. See page 33 for more information.
  • Page 23: Infrared Communication

    Infrared Communication The infrared port of this unit can be used to exchange data with another CASSIOPEIA, or with another device equipped with infrared communication capabilities. Remember that the two infrared ports must be pointed directly at each other when performing communication.
  • Page 24 Wireless Modem Card With a wireless modem card, you can perform mobile data communication without a wire connection to a telephone circuit. Important • Gently but firmly slide the card into place as far as it will go, but do not force it. Forcing a card can damage connectors.
  • Page 25: To Install A Compactflash Card

    To install a CompactFlash card 1. Make sure your CASSIOPEIA is turned off. • Press the power button to turn off power. 2. If there is a dummy card or another CF card in the slot, remove it. 3. Slide the card you want to use into the card slot. •...
  • Page 26: Using An Sd Memory Card Or Multimedia Card

    Using an SD Memory Card or Multimedia Card Your CASSIOPEIA supports SD memory cards and Multimedia cards. Important • The card slot cover will not close when certain types of cards are in the slot. • Gently but firmly slide the card into place as far as it will go, but do not force it. Forcing a card can damage connectors.
  • Page 27: Built-In Storage

    Built-in Storage Your CASSIOPEIA comes with two types of user memory built-in: RAM and flash memory. Flash memory appears on File Explorer under My Device → Built-in Storage, and operates just like a storage card. To find out how much flash memory capacity is still available, tap Start →...
  • Page 28: Software Applications

    Software Applications Software applications are available for purchase from Microsoft and third parties who support Windows CE. For details on commercially available software applications, contact your local retailer or visit the Microsoft Web site at http://www.microsoft.com. Your Pocket PC also comes with a CASSIOPEIA Applications CD-ROM that contains a number of useful applications.
  • Page 29: User Maintenance

    User Maintenance Batteries Your CASSIOPEIA is powered by a dual power supply that consists of a main battery (rechargeable battery pack) and a backup battery (CR2032 lithium battery). • We recommend that you use the Power Properties to keep informed about the current levels of your main and backup batteries.
  • Page 30: Replacing The Main Battery

    If unit power turns off due to insufficient power, the following warning message appears on the display the next time you turn on unit power. “Warning Due to high current demand by the hardware, the system powered down in order to protect memory contents...”...
  • Page 31: Replacing The Backup Battery

    3. Slide the battery cover switch to MAIN, and then remove the main battery cover. 4. Pull on the tape to raise the main battery. 5. Remove the main battery and then load a new battery pack. • Make sure that the battery pack is oriented correctly. •...
  • Page 32 1. Make sure your CASSIOPEIA is turned off. • Press the power button to turn off power. 2. Turn the CASSIOPEIA over. 3. Slide the battery cover switch to BACK UP, and then remove the backup battery cover. Battery cover switch 4.
  • Page 33: Charging The Battery Pack

    Charging the Battery Pack 1. Install the battery pack into the CASSIOPEIA. 2. Attach the AC adapter to the cradle and place the CASSIOPEIA onto the cradle. • Charging starts automatically as soon as you place the CASSIOPEIA onto the cradle. •...
  • Page 34: Resetting The Unit

    Resetting the Unit “Reset” is similar to a computer reboot. Performing a reset deletes any data that is in the process of being input or edited, without yet being saved. Data stored in memory and all settings, however, are retained. Perform the reset operation whenever the unit fails to operate correctly due to operational error or some other abnormality.
  • Page 35: Memory Error Message

    Memory Error Message If the memory check operation that the unit performs when the reset button is pressed detects a data error, the following message appears on the screen instead of the startup screen. “A problem with memory contents has been found. Press [Action] to continue with the reset procedure, which restores normal system operation.
  • Page 36: Full Reset (Memory Initialize)

    Full Reset (Memory Initialize) Full reset (memory initialize) deletes all data, and resets all unit parameters to their initial defaults. The following are conditions when you should perform a full reset. • When you want to delete all memory data and return unit settings to their factory defaults •...
  • Page 37: Errors Following A Full Reset

    Errors Following a Full Reset Either of the following two conditions can cause errors to continue, even after you perform a full reset. • Hardware defect • System problem caused by failure by you to correctly perform the reset procedure before using the unit for the first time If you suspect that the problem is being caused because you did not properly reset the unit before using it for the first time, perform the procedure on page 41 of this manual.
  • Page 38: Troubleshooting

    • Make sure the positive (+) and negative (–) poles are oriented correctly. Perform a full reset (memory initialize).* • If the above action does not solve the problem, remove the main battery and contact your original dealer or an authorized CASIO service provider. Page Page Page...
  • Page 39 Remove the backup battery, and reload Turn power off and then back on again. Recommended Action Recalibrating the touch screen. Reset the unit. Contact your original dealer or an authorized CASIO service provider. Page – Page – Page –...
  • Page 40 Possible Cause Internal malfunction A message about a data error is on the screen. Possible Cause Internal malfunction Some other warning message is on the screen. Possible Cause Internal malfunction * Perform the procedure on page 41 when the full reset (memory initialize) does not correct the problem.
  • Page 41 • See the Card Backup Tool manual (PDF file) on the CASSIOPEIA Application CD- ROM for information about using the Card Backup Tool program to restore data from a Storage card. • If your CASSIOPEIA does not operate correctly, contact your original dealer or your nearest authorized CASIO service provider.
  • Page 42: Appendix

    Appendix Button Operations The following shows the function of each button under various conditions. Unit Power Off [Power] Button ... Turns on power. Voice Recorder ... Turns on power, launches Notes application, starts [Calendar] Button ... Turns on power, displays Calendar screen. [Contacts] Button ...
  • Page 43: Specifications

    Specifications Model: E-200 240 × 320 dots Display: TFT Color LCD (65,536 colors) CPU: Intel Memory: ROM 32MB Flash ROM RAM 64MB Interfaces: Serial: RS-232C, 115.2 kbps max. Infrared: IrDA Ver. 1.2 USB (Host/Client) Card Slot: CompactFlash card, 3.3V Type I / Type II SD memory card/MultiMediaCard Headphone jack: ø...
  • Page 44: Required System Configuration

    Required System Configuration The minimum system configuration required for running ActiveSync below. Microsoft ® ActiveSync Minimum Desktop Computer Requirements • Microsoft ® Windows Millennium Edition, Microsoft ® Microsoft Windows 98 • Microsoft Outlook portable computer of e-mail, calendar, contacts, tasks, and notes. (Microsoft ®...
  • Page 45 • Windows Millennium Edition, or Microsoft Windows NT 32 MB of RAM plus an additional 8 MB of RAM for each Office program running simultaneously • Windows 2000 Professional 64 MB of RAM plus an additonal 8 MB of RAM for each Office program running simultaneously Note •...
  • Page 46: Regulatory Information

    Connector ... E-200 unit to Cradle Connector cable ... E-200 unit to desktop computer Model Number: E-200 Trade Name: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. Responsible party: CASIO, INC. Address: 570 MT. PLEASANT AVENUE, DOVER, NEW JERSEY 07801 Telephone number: 973-361-5400 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 47 CASIO ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. Unit 6, 1000 North Circular Road London NW2 7JD, U.K.
  • Page 48 CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. 6-2, Hon-machi 1-chome Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-8543, Japan PN411616-001 MO0110-A...