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Panasonic Toughbook CF-18BCAGCMM Supplementary Manual

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This manual contains supplementary instructions regarding the use of the computer. It ex-
plains the cases where the operation of the computer differs from that in the Operating In-
structions.
Your computer is equipped with the HSDPA/UMTS modem enabling you to communicate
using radio frequencies.
Contents
Precautions .................................................................. 2
Names and Functions of Parts ................................... 6
Installing/Removing a SIM Card ................................. 9
Installing the Software .............................................. 11
Appendix .................................................................... 18
Specifications ............................................................ 19
Illustrations and Terminology in this Manual
NOTE:
CAUTION:
Enter :
[start] - [Run]:
:
:
Some of the illustrations in this manual may differ slightly in shape from the actual
items in order to make the explanation easier to understand.
The "CD/DVD drive" is a description about drives, such as CD-ROM, DVD-ROM &
CD-R/RW and DVD MULTI drives.
About the abbreviations in this manual, refer to the table on page 18.
Supplementary Instructions
Model No.
NOTE provides a useful fact or helpful information.
CAUTION indicates a condition that may result in minor or moder-
ate injury.
This illustration means to press the [Enter] key.
This illustration means to click [start], then to click [Run].
(For some applications, you may need to double-click.)
Where to go for referred information.
This illustration means to refer to the Reference Manual, which is
available on your computer.
for HSDPA/UMTS Modem
CF-18/CF-29
Series
1

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  Summary of Contents for Panasonic Toughbook CF-18BCAGCMM

  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    This manual contains supplementary instructions regarding the use of the computer. It ex- plains the cases where the operation of the computer differs from that in the Operating In- structions. Your computer is equipped with the HSDPA/UMTS modem enabling you to communicate using radio frequencies.
  • Page 2: Precautions

    Failure to comply with these precautions violates safety standards of design, manufacture and intended use of the product. Panasonic assumes no liability for customer failure to comply with these precautions.
  • Page 3 Road safety comes first! Do not use a Personal Computer or Handheld Computer in- corporating HSDPA/UMTS modem while driving a vehicle. Do not place the com- puter with HSDPA/UMTS modem in an area where it could cause personal injury to the driver or passengers.
  • Page 4 Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. Consult the Panasonic Service Center or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. Warning To assure continued compliance, use only shielded interface cables when connecting to a computer or peripheral.
  • Page 5 Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. Consult the Panasonic Service Center or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. Warning To assure continued compliance, use only shielded interface cables when connecting to a computer or peripheral.
  • Page 6: Names And Functions Of Parts

    Names and Functions of Parts Except the followings, refer to the Operating Instructions for the computer. <CF-18 Series> LED Indicators HSDPA/UMTS Modem Switch page 8) SIM Card Slot page 8) page 9) (Appearance may differ depending on specifications.) Antenna...
  • Page 7 <CF-29 Series> Antenna HSDPA/UMTS Modem Switch page 8) (Appearance may differ depending on specifications.) SIM Card Slot page 9) LED Indicators page 8)
  • Page 8 Names and Functions of Parts HSDPA/UMTS Modem Switch You can use this switch to power on and off the HSDPA/UMTS modem independently from the computer, regardless of the computer power status. This function depends on the setting of the Setup Utility. LED Description Power On Indication: A green LED will be used to signal when the HSDPA/UMTS modem...
  • Page 9: Installing/Removing A Sim Card

    Installing/Removing a SIM Card Before using the HSDPA/UMTS modem, set a SIM card to the SIM card slot. CAUTION Do not install/remove the SIM card when the HSDPA/UMTS modem’s power is on. <CF-18 Series> Contact SIM Card <CF-29 Series> Contact SIM Card Power off your computer and HSDPA/ UMTS modem.
  • Page 10 Installing/Removing a SIM Card <CF-18 Series> <CF-29 Series> Removing a SIM card Push the card. It will come out of the slot a little bit. Pull the card all the way out.
  • Page 11: Installing The Software

    To check the BIOS version and Embedded controller version: Turn on your computer and run the Setup Utility by pressing F2 while [Panasonic] boot screen is displayed. If [Enter the password] is displayed, input your Supervisor Password or User Password.
  • Page 12 Installing the Software <For CF-29L******/CF-29M****** series> Input [x: \29LM\bios_29_4_r060067a_ec_29_4_m060043.exe] in [start] - [Run] and select [OK]. <For CF-29N******/CF-29P****** series> Input [x: \29NP\bios_29_5_r060068a_ec_29_4_m060043.exe] in [start] - [Run] and select [OK]. “x:” is the drive letter of the CD/DVD drive. Change this to match the drive letter on your own computer.
  • Page 13 Save SETUP data. Turn on or restart the computer and run the Setup Utility by pressing F2 while [Panasonic] boot screen is displayed. If [Enter the password] is displayed, input the Supervisor Password. Disable the Supervisor password if it’s registered.
  • Page 14 The computer will turn off after BIOS has been updated. Restore SETUP data. Turn on the computer and run the Setup Utility by pressing F2 while [Panasonic] boot screen is displayed. Press F9 . At the confirmation message, select [Yes] and press Enter . (The Setup Utility settings will return to their default values.)
  • Page 15 Restore all the data saved in step 11 of “Before Updating the BIOS and Embedded Controller” ( CAUTION <Only for CF-29N******/CF-29P****** series> Be sure to restore the settings of TPM in [Security] menu. Windows may become unstable if you do not restore the TPM settings to their previous values after updating the BIOS.
  • Page 16 Insert the CD/DVD drive into the Multimedia Pocket. ( “Multimedia Pocket”) Turn on or restart the computer, and run the Setup Utility by pressing F2 while [Panasonic] screen is displayed. If [Enter Password] is displayed, input the Supervisor Password. Select the [Advanced] menu and confirm the following.
  • Page 17: How To Access The Online Manual

    Running MobiLink You can run MobiLink using either of the following procedures. Double-click on the desktop. Select [start]- [All Programs] - [Novatel Wireless] - [MobiLink]. CAUTION Do not power the HSDPA/UMTS modem on or off while MobiLink is running. How to access the Online Manual Select “?”...
  • Page 18: Appendix

    Appendix Setup Utility The parameters for [Wireless Modem] have been added in [Advanced] menu of the Setup Utility. Abbreviations EDGE Enhanced Data rates for Global Evolution GPRS General Packet Radio Service HSDPA High Speed Downlink Packet Access Subscriber Identity Module UMTS Universal Mobile Telecommunications System...
  • Page 19: Specifications

    Specifications Frequency Band & HSDPA/UMTS Power Class EDGE GPRS Data Communication HSDPA UMTS EDGE/GPRS Other Features Voice 850/1900 MHz Class 4 (+21dBm) 850 MHz Class E2 (+27dBm) 1900 MHz Class E2 (+26dBm) 850 MHz Class 4 (+33dBm) 1900 MHz Class 1 (+30dBm) Category 12 3GPP Release 5 MultiSlot Class 10...
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