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  • Page 1 ® Dolphin 7600 Mobile Computer ® with Windows Mobile User’s Guide...
  • Page 2 Trademarks Dolphin, Dolphin RF, HomeBase, Mobile Base, and QuadCharger are trademarks or registered trademarks of Hand Held Products, Inc. or Honeywell International Inc. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Mobile, Windows CE, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows XP, ActiveSync, Outlook, and the Windows logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Chapter 1 - Agency Approvals Label Locations ...1-1 LED Safety Statement...1-1 FCC RF Radiation Exposure Statement ...1-1 Approvals by Country...1-2 R&TTE Compliance Statement—802.11b/g, Bluetooth, and/or GSM...1-2 Dolphin RF Terminal—802.11b/g, Bluetooth, and/or GSM ...1-3 For European Community Users ...1-3 Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Information ...1-3 Chapter 2 - Getting Started Out of the Box ...2-1...
  • Page 4 Chapter 4 - Using the Keyboards Overview... 4-1 29-Key Numeric Keyboard... 4-1 38-Key Alpha Keyboard... 4-1 Suspend/Resume ... 4-1 Function Keys ... 4-2 Modifier Keys ... 4-2 Alpha/Numeric Indicator ... 4-3 29-Key Numeric Keyboard ... 4-4 Navigation Keys... 4-4 Hardware Application Buttons ... 4-5 Toggling Between Alpha and Numeric Modes...
  • Page 5 System Tab ... 6-7 About ... 6-7 Backlight ... 6-8 Certificates... 6-8 ClearType Tuner... 6-8 Clock & Alarms ... 6-9 Encryption... 6-9 Error Reporting ... 6-9 External GPS ... 6-10 Memory... 6-10 Power... 6-12 Regional Settings... 6-12 Remove Programs... 6-13 Screen ...
  • Page 6 Voice Communication... 8-8 Audio Modes... 8-8 Accessing the Dialer Window ... 8-9 Keyboard Combinations for Sending and Ending Calls... 8-9 Setup Options... 8-10 Roaming ... 8-11 Chapter 9 - Working with the Bluetooth Radio Enabling the Bluetooth Radio ... 9-1 Icons in the Navigation Bar...
  • Page 7 Chapter 14 - Customer Support Product Service and Repair... 14-1 Technical Assistance... 14-2 Limited Warranty ... 14-3 Dolphin® 7600 Mobile Computer User’s Guide Rev A 5/23/2008...
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  • Page 9: Chapter 1 - Agency Approvals

    Agency Approvals Label Locations Dolphin 7600 terminals meet or exceed the requirements of all applicable standards organizations for safe operation. However, as with any electrical equipment, the best way to ensure safe operation is to operate them according to the agency guidelines that follow. Please read these guidelines carefully before using your Dolphin terminal.
  • Page 10: Approvals By Country

    • Outdoor use: Maximum power (EIRP*) of 100 mW for the 2.400–2.454 GHz band & maximum power (EIRP*) of 10 mW for the 2.454–2.483 MGHz band. For further information, please contact: Hand Held Products BV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Honeywell International Inc. Nijverheidsweg 9 5627 BT Eindhoven...
  • Page 11: Dolphin Rf Terminal-802.11b/g, Bluetooth, And/or Gsm

    Dolphin RF Terminal—802.11b/g, Bluetooth, and/or GSM 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 12 The crossed out wheeled bin symbol informs you that the product should not be disposed of along with municipal waste and invites you to use the appropriate separate take-back systems for product disposal. If you need more information on the collection, reuse, and recycling systems, please contact your local or regional waste administration.
  • Page 13: Chapter 2 - Getting Started

    Getting Started Out of the Box Verify that your carton contains the following items: • Dolphin 7600 mobile computer (the terminal) • Main battery pack (3.7v, Li-ion) • AC power supply • Localized plug adapters • User CD Note: Be sure to keep the original packaging in case you need to return the Dolphin terminal for service; see...
  • Page 14: Today Screen

    Step 3. Boot the Terminal The terminal begins booting as soon as power is applied and runs by itself. Do NOT press any keys or interrupt the boot process. Only tap the screen when prompted. When the boot process is complete, the Today Screen (see page 2-2) appears and the terminal is ready for use.
  • Page 15: Icons In The Navigation Bar

    Icons in the Navigation Bar Indicator Meaning The terminal could not synchronize data with the workstation via ActiveSync New e-mail or text message (SMS) New voicemail New instant message Ringer off Voice call Voice call in progress Calls are forwarded Call on hold Missed call Data call in progress...
  • Page 16: Command Bar

    Icons in the Navigation Bar Indicator Meaning Roaming Radio is disabled The radio is not connected to a network Radio connected No radio signal The terminal is searching for a signal Radio signal strength Wi-Fi on Wi-Fi data call Pending alarm Bluetooth Command Bar Located at the bottom of the Today screen, the command bar displays running applications.
  • Page 17: Selecting Programs

    Selecting Programs Tapping Start opens the drop-down menu, which provides access to the most common system functions and programs. To open a program, tap Start > Programs. Then, tap the program icon on the menu. Using the Stylus The terminal comes with a stylus inserted into the finger) to select or enter information on the touch screen.
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  • Page 19: Chapter 3 - Hardware Overview

    Hardware Overview Standard Configurations WPAN / WLAN / WWAN • Windows Mobile 6.0 Professional • Samsung 2440 400 MHz • 128MB RAM X 128 MB (non-volatile) Memory • 29-key numeric keyboard or 38-key alpha keyboard • 2.8” 1/4 VGA TFT color display •...
  • Page 20: Peripherals

    Peripherals The following items are sold separately and enhance your terminal’s capabilities. For information about how to purchase these items, contact a Honeywell sales representative. Dolphin HomeBase Device ™ The Dolphin HomeBase device is a charging and communication cradle. There are two versions of this device: one that supports USB and another that supports RS-232 communication.
  • Page 21: Front Panel Features

    Front Panel Features Decode LED 1/4 VGA Touch Screen Display (screen protector installed at the factory) Hardware Application Buttons Keyboard (29-key numeric) Decode and Scan LEDs The Scan LED lights red when you press the Scan trigger in scanning applications. The Decode LED lights green when a scanned bar code is successfully decoded.
  • Page 22: Touch Screen Display

    Touch Screen Display The display is a 65,536-color LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) covered by a touch screen lens. The 2.8” 1/4 VGA (Video Graphic Array) is TFT (Thin Film Transistor) color, backlit, and the resolution is 240 x 320; Display Backlight on page Dolphin terminals ship with a screen protector already installed over the touch screen lens to help prevent damage to the touch screen.
  • Page 23 1. You will need a strong, flat, plastic card (a credit card, for example) to wedge under the existing screen protector. Note: If you have one, you can also use the small plastic squeegees designed for touch panels. 2. Press the Blue + Backlight 3.
  • Page 24 4. Wipe the screen with a clean, non-abrasive, lint-free cloth. Note: Use ionized air, if available, to blow additional dirt or particles off the touch panel. Installing Your Screen Protector When installing a new screen protector, use a flat plastic card (such as a credit card) to apply the screen protector smoothly and remove any air bubbles.
  • Page 25 2. Clean the touch panel thoroughly with a clean, non-abrasive, lint-free cloth. Make sure nothing is attached to the top of the touch panel. 3. Release the left edge of the releasing paper on the screen protector. 4. Align the exposed edge of the screen protector along the left edge of the touch panel. Make sure that it lies flush with edges of the touch panel.
  • Page 26 6. Pull smoothly and evenly from left to right until the screen protector is applied. Press gently but firmly. 7. Use the card as necessary to smooth out any air pockets or bumps after application. Press gently but firmly. 8. Press the Backlight key to wake the terminal and check the touch panel with the stylus.
  • Page 27 11. Clean the surface of the screen protector with a clean, non-abrasive, lint-free cloth. 12. Press the Backlight key to wake the terminal. 13. For maximum performance, recalibrate the screen. Tap Start > Settings > System tab > Screen > Align Screen. 14.
  • Page 28: Back Panel Features

    Back Panel Features Stylus Slot Rear Speaker SIM Card Door I/O Connector Accessory Attachment Use this button to attach accessories; see Finger Saddle This is a slightly depressed and angled area of the back panel that is designed to cradle or “saddle”...
  • Page 29: Using The Accessory Attachment

    Using the Accessory Attachment The accessory attachment is a standard tab designed to fit universal accessories available for most cell phones. An accessory must be used for body worn operation. Attaching a Belt Clip The accessory attachment on the back panel fits universal swivel clips designed for belts or even pedestal mounts (not available from Honeywell).
  • Page 30: Side Panel Features

    Side Panel Features Side Button Access Door Note: This graphic shows the left side of the terminal. Access Door This door covers the memory card slot. To increase memory, install a memory card in this slot. This terminal supports microSD Memory Cards on page When closed, the access door seals the memory interface from moisture and particle intrusion...
  • Page 31: Installing Memory Cards

    Side Door The rubber door on the left side panel provides access to the Headset and DC power jacks. When closed, the side door seals the terminal from moisture and particle intrusion thus preserving the terminal’s environmental rating. Installing Memory Cards This terminal supports microSD and microSDHC memory cards up to 4GB.
  • Page 32 6. Replace the access door and tighten the screw. The access door must be properly sealed before resuming terminal operation. Failure to seal the access door may cause damage not covered by the warranty. 7. Press the Backlight key to resume operation. 8.
  • Page 33: Bottom Panel Features

    I/O Connector The I/O mechanical connector is designed to work exclusively with peripherals and cables designed for the Dolphin 7600 terminal. This connector powers the terminal, charges the main battery, and facilitates communication. This connector supports full speed USB 1.1 communication (up to 12 Mbps) and RS-232 communications with a maximum speed of 115Kbps and seven baud rate settings.
  • Page 34: Connecting The Usb Cable

    Connecting the USB Cable Connect the USB cable to the I/O connector to facilitate USB communication between the terminal and host workstation. Connector Cable *This is a communication-only cable until you plug the power cable into the power port. 3 - 16 *Power Connector Port...
  • Page 35 Connecting the Power Cable The power port on the back end of the USB connector fits the power cable that comes with each terminal. To charge the terminal while communicating, connect the power cable to the power port. Power Cable Dolphin®...
  • Page 36: Activesync Communication

    ActiveSync Communication To synchronize, ActiveSync 4.5 or higher must be installed and configured for the appropriate communication type on the host workstation and the Dolphin terminal. Dolphin terminals ship with ActiveSync already installed. Therefore, if ActiveSync is already installed on the host workstation, you just need to connect the Dolphin terminal to the host workstation (via Dolphin peripheral) to initiate communication.
  • Page 37 Setting Up the Host Workstation Verify that ActiveSync is configured to use the appropriate communication type by clicking File > Connection Settings. For USB communication, check Allow USB connections. Note: You can have both USB and RS-232 selected in the software without impacting processing. However, your hardware setup should use only RS-232 or USB, not both.
  • Page 38 The Mobile Device folder opens in Windows Explorer. The terminal is now treated as a mass storage device, and transferring files is as simple as dragging and dropping or copying and pasting as you would for moving files between folders on your hard drive. 3 - 20 Rev A Dolphin®...
  • Page 39: Battery Power

    Battery Power Dolphin terminals feature intelligent battery technology with two types of battery power: • The main battery pack on the back panel (see • The backup battery located inside the terminal (see Both batteries work together to prevent data loss when the terminal is used over long periods of time. Both batteries must be charged to full capacity before using the terminal for the first time! Main Battery Pack Use only the Li-ion battery packs provided by Honeywell.
  • Page 40 • Replace defective batteries immediately; using a defective battery could damage the Dolphin terminal. • Never throw a used battery in the trash. It contains heavy metals and should be recycled according to local guidelines. • Don’t use a battery in any other manner outside its intended use in Dolphin terminals and peripherals. •...
  • Page 41 2. Drill-down to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > System > CurrentControlSet > Control > Power. 3. Change the Value Data of the BattPowerOff and ExtPowerOff entries. 4. Tap OK to save changes. Note: These changes will not persist through a cold boot. To ensure that these settings persist through cold boots, you need to use the RegBackup Power Tool.
  • Page 42: Checking Battery Power

    Internal Backup Battery Located inside the terminal, the backup battery is a 2.4V nickel metal hydride (NiMH) battery. The internal backup battery prevents the terminal from being reset when you remove the main battery pack. This battery retains RAM data and allows the real-time clock to remain operational for up to 30 minutes.
  • Page 43: Resetting The Terminal

    Resetting the Terminal There are two ways to reset the Dolphin terminal: a soft reset and a hard reset. Soft Reset (Warm Boot) A soft reset re-boots the terminal without losing RAM data. You would perform a soft reset 1) after installing software applications that require a reboot, 2) after making changes to certain system settings, or 3) when the terminal fails to respond.
  • Page 44: Suspend Mode

    Suspend Mode Suspend mode suspends terminal operation. The terminal appears to be “off” when in suspend mode. The terminal is programmed to go into suspend mode automatically when inactive for a specified period of time. You can set this time period in the Power setting. To Put the Terminal in Suspend Mode Press the Blue + Backlight...
  • Page 45: Chapter 4 - Using The Keyboards

    Using the Keyboards Overview There are two keyboard options: a 29-key keyboard and the 38-key keyboard. 29-Key Numeric Keyboard SCAN E N D PQRS BKSP START The buttons are recessed under the overlay for maximum durability and the panel is backlit for maximum viewability in various lighting conditions.
  • Page 46: Function Keys

    Function Keys Function keys appear on both keyboards and perform specific functions. Name Function Toggles the keyboard backlight on and off. Backlight Backspace Backspace moves the cursor back one space. If you are typing text, a character is deleted each time you press the backspace key. Escape Cancels an action.
  • Page 47: Alpha/numeric Indicator

    Alpha/Numeric Indicator The Navigation bar features an icon that indicates the alpha/numeric status of the keyboard. This icon changes when the keyboard status changes. Icon Keyboard Status The keyboard is in lowercase alpha mode. The keyboard is in shifted (uppercase) alpha mode. The keyboard is in numeric mode.
  • Page 48: 29-key Numeric Keyboard

    29-Key Numeric Keyboard Escape Navigation Keys Shift Backspace Backlight Navigation Keys Located in the center of each keyboard for easy access with either hand, the navigation keys enable you to move the cursor through application screens. Description Move the cursor up one row or line. Move the cursor down one row or line.
  • Page 49: Hardware Application Buttons

    Hardware Application Buttons These four buttons are programmed to launch software applications when the 2-2) is on the screen. To customize these settings, tap Start > Settings > Personal tab > Buttons Buttons Column Matching Hardware Button Buttons 1–4 Buttons P1—P4 on the 29-key keyboard. Left Left side button;...
  • Page 50: Toggling Between Alpha And Numeric Modes

    Toggling Between Alpha and Numeric Modes The 29-key keyboard defaults to numeric mode, which means that the keyboard boots up to numeric mode after each hard reset. Numeric mode is when you type numbers with the number keys. Alpha mode is when you type letters or characters with the number keys.
  • Page 51: 29-key Blue Key Combinations (alpha Mode)

    29-Key Blue Key Combinations (Alpha Mode) Tap the Blue modifier key to switch to alpha mode for the next key pressed. Double-tap the Blue modifier key to switch to alpha mode permanently. Functions If the keyboard is in numeric mode, tap the Blue key once to achieve the following: 29-Key Shift Functionality in Numeric Mode When the keyboard is in numeric mode (the default state), tap the SFT key once to produce several common characters.
  • Page 52: 29-key Red Key Combinations

    29-Key Red Key Combinations Special Characters Functions 4 - 8 Character Key Combination Character Red + Left Arrow Red + Right Arrow Red + BKSP Red + SP Red + . Red + P1 Red + P2 Red + P3 Red + P4 Key Combination Function...
  • Page 53 Dolphin® 7600 Mobile Computer User’s Guide Key Combination Function Red + 9 Red + 0 Rev A 5/23/2008 4 - 9...
  • Page 54: 38-key Alpha Keyboard

    38-Key Alpha Keyboard Navigation Keys Backspace Escape Shift Backlight Toggling Between Alpha and Numeric Modes The 38-key keyboard defaults to lowercase alpha mode, which means that the keyboard boots up to lowercase alpha mode after each hard reset. Numeric mode is when you type numbers with the number keys. Alpha mode is when you type letters or characters with the number keys.
  • Page 55: 38-key Red Key Combinations

    38-Key Red Key Combinations Key Combination Red + ESC (hold) Red + TAB (hold) Red + Down Arrow Red + Up Arrow Red + Left Arrow Red + Right Arrow Red + Left Side Button Red + Right Side Button Red + A Red + F Red + K...
  • Page 56: 38-key Num Lock Mode

    38-Key NUM Lock Mode • To switch to numeric mode for the next key pressed, tap the NUM key once. • To lock into numeric mode, double-tap the NUM key. • If locked in numeric mode, double-tap NUM key again to switch back to alpha mode. Numbers Special Characters 4 - 12...
  • Page 57 Special Functions Dolphin® 7600 Mobile Computer User’s Guide Character Volume up Volume down Rev A 5/23/2008 4 - 13...
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  • Page 59: Chapter 5 - Using The Image Engine

    Using the Image Engine Overview The Dolphin terminal houses a compact image engine using Adaptus reads all popular 1D and 2D bar codes and supports omni-directional aiming and decoding. The image engine can also capture digital images. *Pull the plastic tab to remove the plastic film cover over the image engine window before activating the image engine.
  • Page 60: Supported Bar Code Symbologies

    Supported Bar Code Symbologies Symbology Type Symbology Name Codabar Code 3 of 9 Code 11 Code 32 Pharmaceutical (PARAF) Code 93 Code 128 1D Symbologies EAN with Add-On EAN with Extended Coupon Code EAN-8 EAN-13 GS1-128 GS1 Databar Interleaved 2 or 5 Aztec Codablock Code 16K...
  • Page 61: Activating The Engine

    Activating the Engine When a scanning application is open, press the SCAN key also press one of the side buttons (see page 3-12), which are programmed to activate the image engine in a scanning application by default. Using Demos Demos are software utilities loaded on all Dolphin terminals that demonstrate the advanced features of the terminal.
  • Page 62 5. When the bar code is successfully decoded, the decode LED lights green and the terminal beeps. Sample Bar Codes You can use the following bar codes to verify decoding: Sample 128 Code 128 Omni-Directional Scanning Positions The high-vis aiming pattern frames the bar code to provide you with the best scanning performance. Note: To achieve the best read, the aiming beam should be centered horizontally across the bar code.
  • Page 63: Capturing Images

    Capturing Images The image-capture process is an intuitive, split-second operation for experienced users. By following basic guidelines, however, new users can easily develop their own technique and, with practice, quickly learn to adapt to different application environments. Image Preview When the imaging process is initiated, the touch screen displays a preview of the object. This is a live video image of what the imager is currently viewing and has a slightly degraded appearance compared to the captured image.
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  • Page 65: Chapter 6 - System Settings

    System Settings Overview Customized settings are available on the Start menu. Tap Start > Settings and settings screen opens displaying the Personal tab. Settings consists of three tabs: Personal, System, and Connections. Personal Tab Description Personal Customizes buttons, set SIP options, and adjust headset settings. System Adjusts system settings.
  • Page 66: Personal Tab

    Personal Tab To access the Personal tab, go to Start > Settings. The screen opens displaying the Personal tab. Icon Description Buttons Program the side buttons to perform specific tasks. Input Customizes the SIP. Lock Password protect the terminal to limit access to the terminal. Menus Customizes what appears on the Start menu.
  • Page 67: Buttons

    Buttons Buttons programs both keyboard buttons and the side buttons to launch applications or execute commands. The default button assignments that appear on the Buttons window are inactive until you enable the HotKeys Power Tool. To Enable HotKeys 1. Tap Start > Power Tools and tap the HotKeys icon once assignments in the Buttons setting are active.
  • Page 68: Input

    Additional Functions The Assign a program list also contains the following commands: Command Description <Input Panel> Opens the soft input panel. <None> Nothing happens when the button is pressed. This is the default setting for the LSide and RSide buttons and means that pressing either button activates the image engine. <OK/Close>...
  • Page 69: Menus

    Menus You can add existing programs you use often, such as File Explorer, to the Start menu for faster access. You are not installing the program, just allowing access to it from the Start menu. To add programs to the Start menu, you can use •...
  • Page 70 2. Tap and hold on the program, then tap Copy on the pop-up menu. 3. Navigate to the Windows folder and open the Start Menu (My Device > Windows > Start Menu), tap and hold a blank area of the window, and tap Paste Shortcut on the pop-up menu. 4.
  • Page 71: System Tab

    System Tab The System tab enables you to verify and sometimes alter system parameters. To access the System tab, go to Start > Settings > System tab. Tap the appropriate icon to open that system setting. For details, • See About on page 6-7.
  • Page 72: Backlight

    Backlight The Backlight system setting enables you to customize backlight functionality for the display. The backlight for the color display is user-defined. Tap Start > Settings > System tab > Backlight. There are two tabs: The Battery tab determines display backlight settings when the terminal is running on battery power. The External tab determines display backlight settings when the terminal is running on external power.
  • Page 73: Clock & Alarms

    Clock & Alarms This setting sets the system clock, which means that all scheduled items run according to this setting. The time and date need to be reset after every hard reset of the terminal so that the system clock is accurate. On the Today screen, tap the line that displays the time and date, The Clock Settings screen appears.
  • Page 74: External Gps

    If a Windows Mobile 6.0-based device is equipped with a GPS module, External GPS is a Microsoft tool that determines which port an external GPS software application can use. The Dolphin 7600 terminal is not equipped with a GPS module. Memory The Memory system setting displays capacity and usage statistics for both RAM (volatile) and IPSM/ Storage Card (non-volatile) memory.
  • Page 75 Storage Card Tab IPSM—Short for Internal Persistent Storage Manager, this is the on-board Flash memory that is non-volatile. Because this memory is non-volatile, data or programs stored in IPSM are not affected when power is removed. Autoinstall programs, for example, are stored in IPSM so that they are always installed at cold-boot startup. Storage Card—You can install one memory card in Dolphin terminals (see Door on page 3-12).
  • Page 76: Power

    Power Power system settings contains three tabs: Battery and Advanced. Battery Tab Advanced Tab Note: You can also set automatic turn-off times for the terminal to conserve power. When the terminal is “turned off,” that means it’s in suspend mode; see Regional Settings Regional Settings enables you to customize the appearance and formatting to your geographic region.
  • Page 77: Remove Programs

    Remove Programs Remove Programs enables you to remove programs installed on the terminal. Use this setting to troubleshoot when you receive messages that the terminal is out of memory. The programs removed are removed from RAM memory. Any program (usually CAB or DLL files) stored in the Autoinstall folder (My Device > IPSM > Autoinstall) will re-install after the next hard reset.
  • Page 78 Screen The Screen system setting contains three tabs: Alignment, Clear Type, and Text Size. Alignment Tab ClearType Tab Text Size Tab 6 - 14 Orientation–The default orientation for the screen is Portrait. Select one of the Landscape options to change the screen orientation.
  • Page 79: Wan Info

    WAN Info When the GSM radio is active, WAN Info displays useful statistics for the radio. To verify whether or not the GSM radio is enabled, check the Dolphin® 7600 Mobile Computer User’s Guide Dolphin Wireless Manager Rev A 5/23/2008 (see page 7-6).
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  • Page 81: Chapter 7 - Connecting The Terminal

    Connecting the Terminal Connections Tab The Connections system setting provides access to the terminal’s various communication options. Icon Beam Bluetooth Connections Dolphin Wireless Manager Network Cards USB to PC Dolphin® 7600 Mobile Computer User’s Guide Description Enables and disables infrared receiving. Configures the Bluetooth connection.
  • Page 82: Infrared Communication

    Infrared Communication Using the IrDA port, you can send and receive data between the terminal and other devices equipped with infrared. This can include, but is not limited to, Windows Mobile information such as Contacts and Tasks, as well as software upgrades. The maximum data transfer speed is 115 Kbps.
  • Page 83: Receiving Data

    5. When the IrDA port finds the IrDA port of the other device, it immediately starts sending the selected file. The selected device reads “Sending.” 6. When the file transfer is complete, the selected device reads “Done.” Receiving Data The Beam Setting must be set to receive for the terminal to receive data from other infrared devices. 1.
  • Page 84: Connections Manager

    All server-assigned IP addresses use Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). Zero-Config Wi-Fi The zero-config Wi-Fi feature of Windows Mobile is disabled on Dolphin 7600 terminals. If you are using one of the on-board wireless radios to connect to a network, do not enter network parameters in the connections manager.
  • Page 85: Advanced Tab

    Proxy Server Connections If you are connected to your ISP or private network during synchronization, the terminal should download the proper proxy settings during synchronization with the PC. If these settings are not on your PC or need to be changed, ask your ISP or network administrator for the proxy sever name, server type, port, type of Socks protocol used, and your user name and password.
  • Page 86: Dolphin Wireless Manager

    802.11b/g radio is enabled after each hard reset by default. The WLAN radio is configured in the Honeywell WLAN Security Supplicant. The Honeywell WLAN Security Supplicant User’s Guide is available for download from the Dolphin 7600 terminal’s product page at www.honeywell.com/aidc.
  • Page 87: Enabling The Radios

    Each of the three radios have their own configuration utilities that you can access through the Menu. For 802.11b/g Tap WLAN Settings and the Honeywell WLAN Security Supplicant opens. The Honeywell WLAN Security Supplicant User’s Guide is available for download from the Dolphin 7600 terminal’s product page at www.honeywell.com/aidc. For GSM Tap Phone Settings and the Phone opens (see page 8-1).
  • Page 88: Com Port Assignment Table

    COM Port Assignment Table The terminal ships with the COM ports assigned as follows: COM Port Description COM1 Not accessible COM2 Serial Port: RS-232 Connector on the bottom panel COM3 Not accessible COM4 IrDA: Serial Infrared (SIR) up to 115 Kbps COM5 USB Serial: Virtual USB Serial port for ActiveSync COM6...
  • Page 89: Network Cards

    Network Cards The Network Cards setting displays the network cards installed in the terminal. 1. Tap Start > Settings > Connections > Network Cards. 2. Tap on an adapter in the list to review its settings. (Server-assigned IP addresses use DHCP.) 3.
  • Page 90: Usb To Pc

    The USB to PC applet enables you to switch between RNDIS (Remote Network Driver Interface Specification) USB and Serial USB communication. Dolphin 7600 terminals default to Serial USB. Honeywell recommends using Serial USB. To change this setting, tap Start > Settings > Connections tab > USB to PC .
  • Page 91: Installing Additional Software

    Installing Additional Software Dolphin terminals ship with the operating system, radio drivers, and custom Honeywell software already installed. These default programs install when your terminal first boots up. You can install additional software programs to the terminal provided that the following parameters are met: •...
  • Page 92: Adding Programs From The Internet

    If the File is Not an Installer Some programs cannot be installed on workstations because they are designed exclusively for Windows Mobile-based devices. In these cases, the appropriate files must be stored on the host workstation and transferred to the terminal via ActiveSync Explore. Note: You know that the program is not an installer because an error message stating that the program is valid but designed for a different type of computer appears when you try to install the program on the workstation .
  • Page 93: Chapter 8 - Working With Gsm

    Working with GSM Overview The Dolphin 7600 can be configured with an integrated, embedded GSM/GPRS EDGE quad-band radio module for WWAN communication. Short for Global System for Mobile communications, GSM is an open, non-proprietary wireless WAN system that is constantly evolving and growing.
  • Page 94: Icons In The Navigation Bar

    Data: GPRS Class 10: Data transmissions average 40-60 Kbps (available speed depends on the wireless network carrier). You can use the GSM radio for voice communication and data communication but not at the same time. If you want to communicate over the phone (voice), you cannot send data. If you want to send data, you cannot use the phone.
  • Page 95 7. Place the SIM card in the base of the connector with the contacts facing down so that those contacts connect with the SIM card interface. Guiding Arrows SIM Card Door Metal Door 8. Fold the metal door down and slide the door up to lock the SIM card in place. You will hear a click when the door is locked.
  • Page 96: Enabling The Gsm Radio

    Enabling the GSM Radio Be default, the GSM radio should be enabled after each Hard Reset (Cold Boot) (see page 3-25). Verify the status of the radio in the Dolphin Wireless Manager. 1. Tap Start > Settings > Connections tab > Dolphin Wireless Manager 2.
  • Page 97: Data Communication

    Data Communication You set up data communication via the connections manager. The carrier on the SIM card is the ISP. System Requirements • The GSM radio must be enabled; see • You must have an active SIM card installed; see •...
  • Page 98 4. Enter the APN and tap Next. 5. Enter the username and password from the account and tap Finish. 6. On the Connections window, tap Manage existing connections. The connection you just created should appear in the list on the modem tab. 8 - 6 Rev A Dolphin®...
  • Page 99: Ending The Data Connection

    7. Tap and hold on the connection and select Connect on the popup menu. 8. The network icon in the Navigation bar indicates the GSM radio is attempting to connect 9. When the connection is complete, the network icon changes to: 10.
  • Page 100: Voice Communication

    Voice Communication You can use the Dolphin terminal as a phone via the GSM radio. Audio Modes There are two audio modes: Speakerphone and Headset. Speakerphone Use the microphone on the front panel and the speaker on the back panel to operate the GSM phone in Speakerphone mode.
  • Page 101: Accessing The Dialer Window

    Accessing the Dialer Window When the GSM radio is active, tap Start > Settings > Connections tab > Dolphin Wireless Manager, then tap Menu > Phone Settings. The Phone dialer opens. Displays the network carrier from the SIM card. Displays the most recent calls.
  • Page 102: Setup Options

    Setup Options On the Dialer window, tap Menu > Options. You can also tap Start > Settings > Personal tab > Phone The Phone Settings tab windows appear. Phone Tab This tab displays the phone number as well as the available sounds and security options.
  • Page 103: Roaming

    Roaming You can select automatic or manual roaming. The Phone defaults to automatic roaming. 1. When an active SIM card is inserted in the terminal, tap Start > Settings > Personal tab > Phone . The Phone Settings window appears. 2.
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  • Page 105: Chapter 9 - Working With The Bluetooth Radio

    Working with the Bluetooth Radio Enabling the Bluetooth Radio You enable the Bluetooth radio in the Dolphin Wireless Manager (see page 7-6). 1. Tap Start > Settings > Connections tab > Dolphin Wireless Manager 2. Tap anywhere inside the Bluetooth rectangle and Bluetooth begins activating. 3.
  • Page 106: Connecting To Other Bluetooth Devices

    Connecting to Other Bluetooth You need to perform a device discovery and then select a discovered device and connect to it. Pairing happens as part of the connection process. 1. In the Dolphin Wireless Manager, tap Menu > Bluetooth Settings. Tap Start >...
  • Page 107 4. You are prompted to enter a passcode. If the device has a specific passcode, enter it in the Passcode field and tap Next. If the device does not have a specific passcode, enter one in the Passcode field and tap Next. The Bluetooth radio tries to connect with the device.
  • Page 108: Pairing And Trusted Devices

    8. The device appears in the list on the main window. 9. After the passcodes have been accepted on both sides, you have a trusted (“paired”) connection. Pairing and Trusted Devices The terminal does support pairing. Pairing happens during general connection setup. Paired devices are "trusted"...
  • Page 109: Types Of Devices And Services

    Types of Devices and Services When you tap Add new device on the Devices tab, the Bluetooth radio scans for discoverable Bluetooth devices in range, which are Bluetooth devices that have been made discoverable. Device Types The types of devices in the vicinity of the radio appear in the list of discovered devices.
  • Page 110: Connecting To Bluetooth Printers

    Connecting to Bluetooth Printers 1. Make sure the Bluetooth printer is in range and set to be discoverable by other Bluetooth devices. 2. Look up the Bluetooth printer’s broadcasted ID. 3. Perform a device discovery (Tap Settings > Connections > Bluetooth > Add new device.) 4.
  • Page 111: Transferring Files

    Transferring Files 1. Tap Start > Programs > File Explorer. 2. Navigate to the file you want to transfer. 3. Tap and hold on the file and select Beam File on the popup menu. 4. The Bluetooth radio begins searching for devices. 5.
  • Page 112: Making The Terminal Discoverable

    Making the Terminal Discoverable By default, the Dolphin terminal is not discoverable, which means that the terminal will not be found by other Bluetooth devices. To make the terminal discoverable, tap the Mode tab on the Bluetooth Settings window. Select Make this device visible to other devices and tap OK. 9 - 8 Rev A Dolphin®...
  • Page 113: Chapter 10 - Dolphin Homebase Device

    Dolphin HomeBase Device Overview The Dolphin HomeBase device is a charging and communication cradle that supports full-speed USB 1.1 communication with a workstation. You can also purchase a serial RS-232 HomeBase device. Battery Charging The HomeBase device completes a full charge of the main battery pack in less than four hours. In addition to charging, the HomeBase device powers the intelligent battery charging system in the terminal that protects the battery from being damaged by overcharging.
  • Page 114: Front Panel

    Front Panel Terminal Well Terminal Well Place the terminal in this well to communicate with a host device, power the terminal, and charge its battery. Dock LED Turns solid green when the terminal is properly seated in a powered HomeBase device. When this light is on, the terminal is connected to the HomeBase device.
  • Page 115: Back Panel

    Back Panel DC Power Jack USB Port Pivot Connector This pivoting connector swivels 90 degrees. The default position is horizontal, with the connectors facing straight out the back panel. The pivot connector stops in both the horizontal and vertical positions, with the connectors facing out the bottom panel. DC Power Jack Connect the power cable to this power jack;...
  • Page 116: Powering The Homebase Device

    Powering the HomeBase Device The terminal requires 5 volts DC input for communication and battery charging; the power adapter on the power cable converts the voltage from the power source to 5 volts DC. Only power adapter cables from Honeywell convert the voltage appropriately. The same power cable that ships with each terminal can be used to power the HomeBase.
  • Page 117: Charging The Main Battery

    Charging the Main Battery The HomeBase powers the terminal and fully charges its main battery pack in less than four hours. As battery packs charge, the charging circuitry follows the two-step charging process (CC-CV) that is recommended for Li-Ion batteries. The process monitors changes in temperature, current, and voltage.
  • Page 118: Mounting The Dolphin Homebase Device

    Mounting the Dolphin HomeBase Device If you want to mount the HomeBase to a vertical surface, be sure to provide enough workspace with good lighting for the user to view and operate the Dolphin terminal while it is seated in the HomeBase. Back Panel Dimensions .32 in.
  • Page 119: Bottom Panel Dimensions

    Bottom Panel Dimensions Note: The pivot connector should be facing straight out the bottom panel (as shown) when mounting the HomeBase to a vertical surface. Dolphin® 7600 Mobile Computer User’s Guide .55 in. (14.07 mm.) Rev A 5/23/2008 .67 in. (16.97 mm.) 3.73 in.
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  • Page 121: Chapter 11 - Dolphin Quadcharger Device

    Dolphin QuadCharger Device Overview The Dolphin QuadCharger device is a four-slot charging station that charges up to four Li-ion battery packs in four hours. For more details about charging, see Use only the peripherals, power cables, and power adapters from Honeywell. Use of peripherals, cables, or power adapters not sold/manufactured by Honeywell may result in damage not covered by the warranty.
  • Page 122: Back Panel

    Back Panel Power Supply Connector Use this connector to attach the power supply to the QuadCharger device. The universal power supply accepts input voltages between 90-265 volts. Power Switch Toggle the power switch to turn the QuadCharger device on and off. Supplying Power to the QuadCharger Device Use the power adapter cable that comes with the QuadCharger device so that the input voltage is adjusted appropriately.
  • Page 123: Battery Charging

    Battery Charging Inserting and Removing Battery Packs To insert a battery pack, place the end of the battery without the locking tab into the bottom of the charging pocket and snap the battery into place with a hinging motion. To remove a battery pack, push the locking tab down and pull the battery away from the charging slot with a hinging motion.
  • Page 124: Mounting The Quadcharger Device

    Mounting the QuadCharger Device The QuadCharger device should be mounted on a dry, stable surface such as a desktop or workbench, or a flat, vertical surface such as a wall. Mounting Location When choosing a location for the QuadCharger device: •...
  • Page 125 Bottom Panel Mounting Dimensions 4.78 in. (121.4 mm.) 1.42 in. 1.17 in. .99 in. (36 mm.) (29.7 mm.) (25.2 mm.) DIN Rail Dimensions .98 in. (25 mm.) Mounting Guidelines 1. Before you begin, make sure you have two screws that are size #5–diameter measurement of 0.125 in.
  • Page 126: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If you encounter problems with the QuadCharger device, refer to chart below for possible solutions. If problems persist, please contact Problem The Status LED does not come on when I insert a battery pack into a slot. The Status LED lights red during charging.
  • Page 127: Chapter 12 - Dolphin Mobile Mount

    12-3. 1. Insert the back panel of a Dolphin 7600 terminal and gently place the lip of the top of the latch in place at the bottom of the image engine window. Do NOT pull back on the latch and snap in place! Make sure that the Dolphin terminal is securely fastened inside the mount but do not use excessive force.
  • Page 128 2. The latch at the top should grip the back of the image engine window slot. Image Engine Latch Window 12 - 2 Rev A Dolphin® 7600 Mobile Computer 5/23/2008 User’s Guide...
  • Page 129: Mounting

    Mounting The Dolphin Mobile Mount ships with a standard RAM mount (101B). You attach one ball joint that you attach to the back panel of the mount (with the fasteners provided). Dolphin® 7600 Mobile Computer User’s Guide Rev A 5/23/2008 12 - 3...
  • Page 130 Then, you attach the rest of the RAM mount. Then, fasten the RAM mount to a stable surface. 12 - 4 Rev A Dolphin® 7600 Mobile Computer 5/23/2008 User’s Guide...
  • Page 131: Chapter 13 - Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications Terminal Technical Specifications Basic Features Operating System: Windows Mobile 6.0 Development Honeywell SDK for Windows Mobile 6.0 Environment: Supported Software: SOTI MobiControl (remote device management) PowerNet ITScriptNet Installed Applications: Honeywell Power Tools and Demos and ITScriptNet Ready-To-Go applications CPU: Samsung 2440 400 MHz Memory:...
  • Page 132 Terminal Technical Specifications Composite Codes: Aztec Mesa, Codablock F, EAN·UCC, GS1 Databar-14 OCR: OCR-A, OCR-B, OCR-US Money Font Postal Codes: Postnet and most international 4 state codes, Australian Post, British Post, Canadian Post, China Post, Japanese Post, KIX (Netherlands) Post, Korea Post, Planet Code Wireless WWAN (optional):...
  • Page 133: Dolphin Homebase Device

    Dolphin HomeBase Device Structural Dimensions 4 in. high X 4.4 in. wide X 3.7 in. deep (10.2 cm. X 11.2 cm. X 9.4 cm.) Weight 11.2 oz. (318g) Material Polycarbonate ABS blend Color Gray Mounting Two keyholes on the back panel for wall-mounting Capacity One Dolphin terminal Environmental...
  • Page 134 Dolphin HomeBase Device Fire Retardant: UL 94-VO 13 - 4 Rev A Dolphin® 7600 Mobile Computer 5/23/2008 User’s Guide...
  • Page 135: Dolphin Quadcharger Device

    Dolphin QuadCharger Device Structural Dimensions 11 in. long X 4.8 in. wide X 1.5 in. high (27.9 cm. long X 12.2 cm. wide X 3.8 cm. high) Weight 15.1 oz. (428g) Material Case: Polycarbonate ABS blend Color: Gray Mounting Use DIN rail slide to mount to a desktop or wall; see page Capacity Supports up to four Li-ion battery packs...
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  • Page 137: Product Service And Repair

    Customer Support Product Service and Repair Honeywell provides service for all its products through service centers throughout the world. To obtain warranty or non-warranty service, contact the appropriate location below to obtain a Return Material Authorization number (RMA #) before returning the product. North America Telephone: (800) 782-4263 Fax:...
  • Page 138: Technical Assistance

    Technical Assistance If you need assistance installing or troubleshooting, please call your Distributor or the nearest technical support office: North America/Canada Telephone: (800) 782-4263 Fax number: (315) 554-6705 E-mail: natechsupport@handheld.com Latin America Telephone: (803) 835-8000 Telephone: (800) 782-4263 E-mail: latechsupport@handheld.com Brazil Telephone: +55 (21) 3535-9100 Fax:...
  • Page 139: Limited Warranty

    Honeywell extends these warranties only to users of the products. These warranties are non-transferable. The limited duration of the warranty for the Dolphin 7600 series of products is as follows: • The duration of the limited warranty for terminals with an integrated imager is one year.
  • Page 140 How to Extend Your Warranty Honeywell offers a variety of service plans on our hardware products. These agreements offer continued coverage for your equipment after the initial warranty expires. For more information, contact your Sales Representative, Customer Account Representative, or Product Service Marketing Manager from Honeywell, or your Authorized Reseller.
  • Page 142 Honeywell 700 Visions Drive P.O. Box 208 Skaneateles Falls, NY 13153-0208 ™ 76-WM-UG Rev A 5/23/2008...

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