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Acer p700 Series
Portable Navigator

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  • Page 1 Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator...
  • Page 3 Serial number: Date of purchase: Place of purchase: Acer and the Acer logo are registered trademarks of Acer Incorporated. Other com- panies’ product names or trademarks are used herein for identification purposes only and belong to their respective companies. Microsoft, ActiveSync, Outlook, Pocket Outlook, Windows, Windows NT and the Win- dows logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
  • Page 4: Disposal Instructions

    If the product exhibits a distinct change in performance, indicating a need for service. The Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator uses a lithium battery. Replace the battery with the same type as the product’s battery we recommend in the product specifica- tion list.
  • Page 5: Acer P700 Series Portable Navigator Feature Highlights

    No more fumbling with wieldy, outdated paper maps. No more sheepish ”I think I’m lost” expression. And most definitely, no more going in circles finding that particular spot. Get to your destination the fast and easy way with your new Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator.
  • Page 6 Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator feature highlights Ergonomic features • • • • • Multimedia programs • Contact management program • Bluetooth Program • • 4.3-inch WQVGA touch-sensitive LCD screen Accessible control hotkeys with backlight illumination Simple, easy-to-use user interface with large icons and command buttons...
  • Page 7 Unpacking the Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator Thank you for purchasing the Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator. The Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator box contains all of the items listed below. • • Car mount Unpacking the Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator...
  • Page 8 Unpack the p700 Series Portable Navigator Chargers • • • Car charger Wall charger for p700 Series Mini USB transfer and charge cable...
  • Page 9: Unpack The Acer P700 Series Portable Navigator

    – Navigation software Quick Starter Guide – Navigation software CD – User can purchase Acer TMC upgrade kit for p710 to enable the TMC function. – P730/p760/p780 already bundle TMC receiver in the package. NOTE: Report any product defects or missing items to the place of purchase immediately.
  • Page 10: First Things First

    First things first System tour First things first This chapter describes the hardware interface of the Acer p700 Series Portable Navi- gator and its peripherals. Instructions for setting up the device and some basic system operations are also discussed. System tour This section gives you a tour of the device hardware interface.
  • Page 11 Volume up button Speaker NOTE: For more information on how to use your Acer p700 Series Portable Naviga- tor in navigation mode, refer to the Navigation software Quick Starter Guide or the Navigation software User’s Guide (located on the Navigation software DVD).
  • Page 12: Top And Bottom Views

    First things first System tour Top and bottom views information, see “Performing a soft reset” on page 34. Icon Component Description GPS antenna jack Connects to an external GPS antenna. Power button Switches the device into standby mode. Soft reset button Used to do a soft reset of the device.
  • Page 13: Left And Right Panels

    Left and right panels Icon Component Description Earphone jack Connects to earphones/headphones. SD/MMC slot Accepts SD and MMC storage cards, allowing you to use audio, image, and map files stored in it for use with internal applications. First things first System tour...
  • Page 14: Peripherals Tour

    First things first Peripherals tour Peripherals tour This section gives you a tour of the peripherals bundled with your Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator. Car mount kit The car mount kit consists of the car mount and the device holder.
  • Page 15: Acer P700 Series Portable Navigator Setup

    Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator setup Using your new Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator for the first time is a snap. Un- pack, turn on, mount and you’re ready to go. Perform the following easy installation tasks to start using the device straight out of the box:...
  • Page 16: Set Up The Acer P700 Series Portable Navigator In Your Vehicle

    Setting up the Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator in your vehicle The Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator comes with a car mount kit and a car charger with which you can set up your device in your vehicle. You can choose to position the car mount kit on the windshield using the suction cup, or on the dashboard using the self adhesive disc.
  • Page 17: Start Up The Acer P700 Series Portable Navigator

    Starting up the Acer p700 series Portable Navigator Before mounting the Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator on your vehicle, you should first calibrate the screen. After screen calibration, proceed to configure sys- tem settings. To turn on and calibrate the device: 1 When you first turn on your device, you will be asked to calibrate the screen.
  • Page 18 Start up the Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator Step 3: Password Settings After Date/Time/Time Zone settings is done, below screen will pop up. Tap YES button to set up your password as screen below. Step 4: Bluetooth phone Settings Tap YES for Bluetooth settings or tap NO to abort the...
  • Page 19 Start up the Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator Select the desired mobile phone from the list (tap the down arrow to display the full list) and then tapping to pair with the phone. Select the mobile phone that being detected by tapping down arrow then tapping to connect it.
  • Page 20 “Systems” on page XX. Congratulations! Your new Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator is now ready for use. Proceed to “Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator fundamentals” on page 1 for more information on the device’s user interface or you can refer to the Navigation software Quick Starter Guide to start using the device in navigation mode.
  • Page 22: Table Of Contents

    First things rst System tour Peripherals tour Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator setup Set up the Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator in your vehicle Start up the Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator 1 Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator fundamentals Hardware interface...
  • Page 23 i) Photo Viewer Accessing the Photo Viewer Using the Photo Viewer Viewing photos Viewing a Photo Full Screen Viewing a Slideshow Copying Photos Deleting photos ii) Contacts Accessing Contacts Managing Contacts Creating a New Contacts Editing a contact Deleting a contact Importing / exporting / sending contacts Importing Exporting...
  • Page 24: Customer Support

    Contents Resetting the Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator Performing a soft reset Performing a hard reset Loading the factory default settings Regulatory and safety notices FCC notice Notice: Peripheral devices Caution Operation conditions Notice: Canadian users Remarque à l’intention des utilisateurs canadiens...
  • Page 25: Acer P700 Series Portable Navigator Fundamentals

    If this is the case, activate the backlight by tapping on the screen to illuminate the touch screen. Using the SD/MMC slot Your Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator has an SD/MMC slot compatible with a range of SD and MMC storage cards.
  • Page 26 Ace r p 7 0 0 S er ies Por t ab le N av igato r f u n damenta l s H a rd wa re i n ter face Inserting an SD / MMC card Hold the device securely; and push the card into the slot until you hear an audible system sound;...
  • Page 27: Establishing Device-pc Connection

    Establishing a device-PC connection The USB cable that comes with your device enables you to connect the device to your computer. Recharge the device via the USB connection Enable SD/MMC card as Mass Storage. Access data from SD/MMC card which plugged in into device. NOTE: SD/MMC card must be plugged in into device for operating device and making Mass Storage enable.
  • Page 28: Recharging The Acer P700 Series Portable Navigator

    Ace r p 7 0 0 S er ies Por t ab le N av igato r f u n damenta l s Re cha rgi ng the Acer p7 00 S eri es Po r ta b le N a v i ga to r...
  • Page 29: Recharging The Device Using The Car Charger

    Microsoft Windows platform. When connected, the device battery is also recharged via the USB connection. Go to the "Establishing a device-PC connection" on page 6 for instructions on how to connect your Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator to a computer.
  • Page 30: Main Menu Screen

    ˙ Using the Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator touch screen The Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator touch sensitive screen allows for a more natural way of entering information into the device using ngers instead of a stylus - no more wasted time nding a lost stylus or fumbling with an awkwardly shaped one! for the Acer p700 series, the tap and hold-and-drag actions are done by: a a p p –...
  • Page 31: Using The Main Menu Screen

    NAVI. The Main Menu title bar displays the battery power level status icon. Go to the "Recharging the Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator" on page 5 for more information on this status icon. There are ten program icons on the Main Menu panel.
  • Page 32: Accessing The Destination Function

    D e sti n ati o n Acce ss i ng the D est ina t ion Fu nc t ion Accessing the Destination Function Switch the unit on and tap Destination in the Main Menu screen. After the application loads, the main Destination menu will appear. For more information regarding the Destination function, please see the Navigation software Quick Starter Guide or the software User’s Guide.
  • Page 33: Phone

    Ph o n e Acce s s i n g th e Ph o n e Fu n c ti o n 2 Phone Accessing the phone function To access the Phone functions: Switch the unit and tap Phone in the Main Menu screen. The Phone Menu will now appear in the display: You can access: Disable / Enable - Disable or enable Bluetooth function...
  • Page 34: Application

    Ap p li c ati o n O the r ava i l ab e A ppl i cat i ons 3 Applications Other available Applications To access the other available Applications: Switch the unit on and tap Application in the Main Menu screen The Application screen will now appear in the display.
  • Page 35: I) Photo Viewer

    i) Photo Viewer This chapter describes how to access and use the photo viewer. Accessing the photo viewer Switch the unit on and tap Photo in the Main Menu screen. The photo viewer screen will now appear on the display: Using the photo viewer You can view either individual photos or slideshows on your device.
  • Page 36: Viewing A Photo Full Screen

    Pho to Vi e wer Us i ng the Photo Viewer Viewing a Photo Full Screen To view a photo full screen, tap the Full Screen button Tap anywhere on the screen to quit full-screen display. Viewing a slideshow To start a slideshow, select more than one photo before tapping will start automatically.
  • Page 37: Ii) Contacts

    ii) Contacts This chapter describes how to manage contact details, including importing, exporting and sending contacts functions. Blooth function is only enable for p760 and p780. Accessing Contacts Switch the unit on and tap Contacts in the Main Menu screen. The Contacts screen will now appear in the display: Scroll up Scroll down...
  • Page 38: Managing Contacts

    Ap p li c ati o n Ma na g i ng Contac ts Delete contact Return to Main Menu You can store and edit contact information on your device. You can then use this later to nd this contact’s address quickly on your GPS navigator. Bluetiooth function is only enable for p760 and p780.
  • Page 39: Editing A Contact

    Close window Enter the following information for the contact: • Name • Family (Last Name) • Phone • Mobile • Street • City • State • • Country • Title • Company • Email Also, if you wish this contact to be included in your panic list, tick the Used for Emergency checkbox.
  • Page 40: Deleting A Contact

    Ap p li c ati o n I m p o r ti ng / Exp or t i ng / S end ing co n ta c ts Deleting a contact To delete a contact, tap Scroll up then tap Delete Importing/exporting / sending contacts Importing To import or export a contact, tap the Import/Export contact button...
  • Page 41 Imp o r ti n g / Ex p o r t in g / S e n d i n g co n ta c t s Once you have selcted the contact(s) you wish to import, tap I mport Exporting To export a contact from the main memory to the SD/MMC card, tap Export.
  • Page 42: Sending The Contact Information To Another Device

    Ap p li c ati o n I m p o r ti ng / Exp or t i ng / S end ing co n ta c ts Sending the contact information to another device To send the contact information to another Bluetooth-enabled device, tap Send. You device will start to look for other Bluetooth devices that it can send contact information to.
  • Page 43: System

    4 System Accessing the system setting Screen To access the Settings feature on your device: Switch the unit on and tap Settings in the Main Menu screen. The Settings screen will now appear on the display: From this screen you can access: Language –...
  • Page 44: Choosing The Language

    Syste m Adj u sti n g se ttings Choosing the Language Tap Language onthe Settings screen . The Language screen will now appear in the display: • To change the Text language, tap the down arrow down list of languages, then tap a language from the list . Once you have nished, tap Back to display a drop-...
  • Page 45: Adjusting The Settings

    Sys te m Ad j u s ti n g s e t t i n g s Adjusting Settings Setting the Volume Tap V olume on the Settings screen. The Volume screen will now appear in the display: Tap the + or – buttons to increase or decrease the volume. (Alternatively, you can use the +/- hotkeys to increase or decrease the volume.) Check the Enable sound for taps option if you would like to hear a clicking sound each time you tap a button.
  • Page 46: Setting The Date / Time

    System Ad ju s ti ng settings Here you can set how long the device waits before turning o when on battery power only . Once you have nished, tap Back Setting the date and time Tap Date/ Time on the Settings screen. The date and time screen will now appear in the display: Changing the time zone To change the time zone, tap the down arrow...
  • Page 47: Choosing Daylight Saving

    Choosing Daylight Saving If you live in an area that uses Daylight Saving (moving the clock forward/back once a year), then make sure that the Daylight Saving checkbox Changing the Date To change the date, tap Date. The Date screen will now appear: •...
  • Page 48: Power

    System Ad ju s ti ng settings Power Tap Power on the Settings screen. The Power screen will now appear in the display: • To adjust the brightness, tap the + or – buttons beside Backlight. • To adjust how long before the backlight turns o while using external power, tap the + or –...
  • Page 49: Backlight

    Sys te m Ad j u s ti n g s e t t i n g s Once you have nished, tap Back Backlight Tap Backlight on the System screen. The Backlight screen will now appear in the display:...
  • Page 50: Caliberation

    System Ad ju s ti ng settings Caliberation Tap Calibration on the settings screen. To recalibrate the screen, tap the black dot on the screen to calibrate the device. Factory Default Tap Factory Default on the system screen to reset your device back to factory default settings.
  • Page 51: System Information

    Here you can see your device’s Product ID, OS Version, AP Version, Serial Number, GPS rmware version, PCB Version, Bluetooth Address (only displays in p760 and p780), Manufacturer and Copyright statement, trademark & logo (© 2007 Acer Inc.) To leave this screen, tap Back...
  • Page 52: Bluetooth Phone

    Bluetooth functon is only enable for p760 and p780. Connecting your mobile phone using Bluetooth By "pairing" your mobile phone to the p700, you can use the p700 as a handsfree device for added convenience and safety while driving. Tap the “Phone” icon from the 2nd page of the Main Menu.
  • Page 53 Tap the “Connect Phone” icon to start searching for your mobile phone. It requires few seconds while searching for your mobile phone. If there is more than one device detected, use the drop- down menu to select the proper device. Select the proper device.
  • Page 54 Tap the communicate button, the p700 will attempt to connect to your mobile phone. When prompted, enter “1111” on your mobile phone to complete pairing. (Screen image will vary depending on the model of your phone). Once pairing is complete, your mobile phone will display a con rmation message.
  • Page 55 Making and receiving phone calls After successfully connecting your p700 to your mobile phone, you can start using the p700 as a hands free device. Hands free functionality is available when initiating calls from the mobile phone (recommended) or when initiating calls from the p700.
  • Page 56 Make sure your p700 is correctly paired with your mobile phone, if 2 btn are enable, BT is connect. Initiate a phone call using your mobile phone. Your p700 will display the number being dialed and act as a hands free device. Select to end the call.
  • Page 57 Press the NAVI button to return to the Map screen. On the map screen, you can select the phone icon or press the NAVI button to return to the dialing screen. After you nish your conversation, select to end the call and return to the map screen.
  • Page 58: Making A Phone Call While Navigating

    After suspending and resuming your p700 (i.e. switching o /on for short or long time), the Phone Button will not appear unless you receive an incoming call. To make a phone call or access the Phone Button, reconnect your mobile phone to the p700 (refer to the connecting to your mobile phone using Bluetooth section above).
  • Page 59: Answering An Incoming Call While Navigating

    Answering an incoming call while navigating When navigating, you will be able to accept incoming calls using your p700 as a hands free phone. When a call is reveived, you will see the following screen Select Answer to answer the incoming call.
  • Page 60 After you accept an incoming call, use your p700 as a hands free device. During a call, press the NAVI button to switch between your phone screen and the map screen. Your conversation will continue. Select to end the call. If necessary, switch to the conversation screen using the...
  • Page 61: Frequently Asked Questions

    A: Some phones will automatically reconnect with the p700, meaning you do not need to go through the connection process each time you want to use it to make or receive calls - Some phones only reconnect to the p700 if there is an incoming call or a call initiated from the mobile phone handset.
  • Page 62: Performing A Soft Reset

    R ese t ti ng t he Acer p7 00 S e r ie s Por tabl e N avig ato r Resetting the Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator You may have to perform a reset if the device freezes (i.e., device no longer responds to the buttons on the screen).
  • Page 63: Performing A Hard Reset

    R e s e ttin g th e Ace r p7 0 0 S e r i es Por t a bl e N av i g ato r Performing a hard reset If a soft reset does not correct the problem, you can then try a hard reset. Slide the power switch to the left and then slide it back to the right.
  • Page 64: Fcc Notice

    R egu lator y and s afe t y n otice s Regulatory and safety notices This device fully satis es the requirements for CE marking when used in a residential, commercial or light industrial environment . Underwriters Laboratories Inc. ("UL") has not tested the performance or reliability of the Global Positioning System ("GPS") hardware, operating software or other aspects of this product.
  • Page 65: Operation Conditions

    Cet appareil numerique de la classe B est conforme a la norme NMB-003 du Canada. Declaration of Conformity for EU countries Hereby, Acer, declares that this Acer p600 Series Travel Companion is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC.
  • Page 66: Radio Device Regulatory Notice

    The radiated output power of the wireless LAN Mini PCI Card and Bluetooth card is far below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the Acer p600 Series Travel Companion shall be used in such a manner that the potential for human...
  • Page 67: Exposure Of Humans To Rf Elds (rss

    Exposure of humans to RF elds (RSS-102) The Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator employs low gain integral antennas that do not emit RF eld in excess of Health Canada limits for the general population; consult...
  • Page 68 FAQ s FAQs This section lists down frequently asked questions that may arise during the use of your Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator, and gives easy answers and solutions to these questions. A spectA spect Audio Touch screen Multimedia mode...
  • Page 69 "Performing a soft reset" on page 42 for stops instructions. functioning normally? Power I couldn’t turn The battery power may be depleted. on the device. Recharge the device. Go to "Recharging the Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator" on page 7 for instructions . FAQ s...
  • Page 70: Product Warranty

    Cu sto me r su pp or t Customer support Technical assistance If you encounter a problem with your Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator , review the following rst: • " Resetting the Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator" on page 42 •...
  • Page 71: Hardware Features

    System speci cations This chapter lists the features and operating speci cations of the Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator. Hardware features Aspect Description Processor • Samsung S3C2412A26 266 MHz application processor GPS chipset • SiRF Star III AL chipset and rmware solution...
  • Page 72: Design And Ergonomics

    Dimensions (L x W x H): 123 x 96.42 x 24.02 mm • Weight: 240g • Acer p700 Series Portable Navigator – Quick launch hot keys for Main Menu and Navigation screens – Control hot keys for volume level – Touch sensitive screen •...
  • Page 73 Aspect Description Bundled • Car mount peripherals • Car holder • ar charger • Wall charger (Manufacture option) • USB cable Accessory options • External TMC module with antenna Environmental speci cations Aspect Description Temperature Operating: -30°C to 60°C Storage: -30°C to 70°C Relative Operating: 20 % to 90 % RH humidity (non-...

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