Panasonic Toughbook CF-U1AQB1G2M Operating Instructions Manual

Panasonic toughbook cf-u1aqb1g2m: user guide
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Getting Started

Introduction .........................................2
Read Me First .....................................4
Description of Parts ...........................15

Useful Information

On-screen Manual .............................32
Handling and Maintenance ................33


Troubleshooting (Basic) .....................39
LIMITED USE LICENSE AGREEMENT ..47 Specifi cations ....................................49
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page 32 "On-screen Manual"
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Preparation ........................................19
First-time Operation ...........................24
Reinstalling Software .........................35



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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Contents Getting Started Introduction ...2 Read Me First ...4 Description of Parts ...15 Useful Information On-screen Manual ...32 Handling and Maintenance ...33 Troubleshooting Troubleshooting (Basic) ...39 Appendix LIMITED USE LICENSE AGREEMENT ..47 Specifi cations ...49 For further information about the computer, you can refer to the on-screen manual.
  • Page 2: Introduction

    Introduction Thank you for purchasing this Panasonic computer. For optimum performance and safety, please read these instructions carefully. In these instructions, the names are referred as follows. “Windows Vista Business” as “Windows” or “Windows Vista” ® “Microsoft Windows ® ®...
  • Page 3 Bluetooth™ is a trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc., U.S.A. and licensed to Panasonic Corporation. Panasonic is a registered trademark of Panasonic Corporation. ® Names of products, brands, etc., appearing in this manual are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective own companies.
  • Page 4: Read Me First

    Read Me First Models for Europe <Only for model with a “CE Declaration of Conformity (DoC) “Hereby, Panasonic declares that this Personal Computer is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of the Directive 1999/5/EC.” Hint: If you want to get a copy of the original DoC of our above mentioned products, please contact our web address:
  • Page 5 If you lose the fuse cover the plug must not be used until a replacement cover is obtained. A replacement fuse cover can be purchased from your local Panasonic Dealer. IF THE FITTED MOULDED PLUG IS UNSUITABLE FOR THE SOCKET OUTLET IN YOUR HOME THEN THE FUSE SHOULD BE REMOVED AND THE PLUG CUT OFF AND DISPOSED OF SAFELY.
  • Page 6 Read Me First How to replace the fuse Open the fuse compartment with a screw- driver and replace the fuse. Warnings This equipment is not designed for connection to an IT power system. (An IT system is a system having no direct connections between live parts and Earth;...
  • Page 7 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 8 Read Me First When in a hospital or other health care facility, observe the restrictions on the use of mobiles. Switch Personal Computer or Handheld Com- puter incorporating wireless WAN modem off, if instructed to do so by the guidelines posted in sensitive areas. Medical equipment may be sensitive to RF energy.
  • Page 9 IMPORTANT! Personal Computer or Handheld Computer incorporating wireless WAN modem operate using radio signals and cellular networks cannot be guaranteed to connect in all conditions. Therefore, you should never rely solely upon any wireless device for essential communications, for ex- ample emergency calls.
  • Page 10 Read Me First Information for Users on Collection and Disposal of Old Equipment and used Batteries These symbols on the products, packaging, and/or accompanying documents mean that used electrical and electronic products and batteries should not be mixed with general household waste. For proper treatment, recovery and recycling of old products and used batteries, please take them to applicable collection points, in accor- dance with your national legislation and the Directives 2002/96/EC and...
  • Page 11 Systems and 2 EFB Systems are defi ned by FAA: AC (Advisory Circular) 120-76A or JAA: JAA TGL (Temporary Guidance Leafl ets) No.36. Panasonic cannot guarantee any specifi cations, technologies, reliability, safety (e.g. Flammability/Smoke/Toxicity/Radio Frequency Emission, etc) requirements related to aviation standards that exceed the specifi cations of our COTS (Commercial- Off-The-Shelf) products.
  • Page 12 Use Only the Specifi ed AC Adaptor With This Product Using an AC adaptor other than the one supplied (attached to your product or supplied by Panasonic) may result in a fi re. Do Not Subject the AC Adaptor to Any Strong Impact...
  • Page 13 Use only the specifi ed battery pack (CF- VZSU53W) with your product. Use of battery packs other than those manufac- tured and supplied by Panasonic may present a safety hazard (generation of heat, ignition or rupture). When the Battery Pack Has Become...
  • Page 14 Read Me First Do not expose the battery pack to water, or allow it to become wet. If the battery pack will not be used for a long period of time (a month or more), charge or discharge (use) the battery pack until the remaining battery level becomes 30% to 40% and store it in a cool, dry place.
  • Page 15: Description Of Parts

    Description of Parts A: LCD Reference Manual “Touchscreen” B: Scroll Button You can scroll the screen, etc. This works as a mouse wheel. Reference Manual “Hardware Button Setting” C: LED Indicator : Wireless ready This indicator lights when Wireless LAN, Bluetooth, and/ or Wireless WAN are connect- ed and ready.
  • Page 16 Description of Parts H: LED Indicator : Power status Off: Power off/Hibernation Green: Power on Blinking green : Flash memory status : Battery 2 status Reference Manual “Battery Power” Right side A: SD Memory Card Slot Reference Manual “SD Memory Card” B: SD Memory Card Indicator (Blinking: During access) Reference Manual...
  • Page 17 Left side DC IN 16V Rear and Bottom A: Stylus Holder (left side) B: DC-IN Jack C: Wireless Switch Reference Manual “Disabling/Enabling Wireless Communication” D: Security Lock (2 holes) A Kensington cable can be con- nected. For further information, read the manual that comes with the cable.
  • Page 18 Description of Parts Inside NOTE This computer contains a magnet and magnetic products at the locations circled in the illustration. The battery cover also has the magnet on the back side. Avoid leaving metallic object or magnetic media in contact with these areas. A: Wireless WAN antenna <Only for model with wireless WAN>...
  • Page 19: Preparation

    Preparation Confi rmation A Check and identify the supplied accessories. If you do not fi nd the described accessories, contact Panasonic Technical Support. • AC Adaptor ..1 Model No: CF-AA1633A • Stylus ....1 •...
  • Page 20 Preparation B Tip the clip (B) front to pull it out of the com- puter. (Do the same for the right side of hand strap.) Open up the whole hand strap. Press and hold (C) and slide the latch to unlock the battery cover.
  • Page 21 About the battery for this computer This computer uses 2 battery packs. The battery is charged ( tery pack. Those operations switch to the other battery pack automatically. When the computer is connected to the Cradle (optional: CF-VEBU11U), the battery pack is charged when the AC adaptor is connected to the Cradle. With the battery charger (optional: CF-VCBU11U) or the Cradle (optional: CF- VEBU11U), you can remove the empty battery pack and charge it while using the computer.
  • Page 22 Preparation Attaching the stylus to the computer Using the stylus We recommend you fi x the stylus in safe to the computer using the tether (supplied). A Attach the tether to the stylus. B Insert the tether to (A) of computer and pass the stylus to fi...
  • Page 23 Using the hand strap Adjusting the hand strap When using the computer holding with hand, insert your hand to (A) part of the hand strap. Fix the hand strap fi rmly so that the computer does not come off, and then turn it over. When the hand strap is too loose or too tight, you can adjust the hand strap accord- ing to the instructions below.
  • Page 24: First-Time Operation

    First-time Operation Setting up the computer NOTE Be sure the Wireless switch (A) is ON before setting. The computer may not be set properly if the switch is OFF. Connect your computer to a power outlet. The battery charging starts automatically. ( 21).
  • Page 25 CPU. Wait until the computer cools down, and then turn the power on again. If the computer does not power on even after cooling down, contact Panasonic Technical Support. Any changes from the default setting of the Setup Utility must not be made until the “Setting up the...
  • Page 26 First-time Operation Setup Windows. During setup of Windows, use the stylus to move the cursor and to click an item. ( A Follow the on-screen instructions. After turning on the computer, “Please wait while windows sets up your computer ...” appears, and then a small circle circulates on the screen.
  • Page 27 When you set date/time/time zone and click [Next], the screen may not go to the next step for a few min- utes. Do not touch the keyboard, and wait until the screen changes. If “An unexpected error has occurred…” (or a similar message) is displayed, click [OK].
  • Page 28 First-time Operation Norwegian: [c:\util\reader\no\setup.exe] Russian: [c:\util\reader\ru\setup.exe] Spanish: [c:\util\reader\p\setup.exe] Swedish: [c:\util\reader\s\setup.exe] Turkish: [c:\util\reader\tr\setup.exe] Depending on the model, the following languages may also be supported. Arabic: [c:\util\reader\ar\setup.exe] Bulgarian: [c:\util\reader\bg\setup.exe] Chinese (Simplifi ed): [c:\util\reader\sc\setup.exe] Chinese (Traditional): [c:\util\reader\tc\setup.exe] Croatian: [c:\util\reader\yx\setup.exe] Czech: [c:\util\reader\cs\setup.exe] Danish: [c:\util\reader\da\setup.exe] Estonian: [c:\util\reader\et\setup.exe] Greek: [c:\util\reader\el\setup.exe] Hebrew: [c:\util\reader\he\setup.exe]...
  • Page 29 <Languages installed in this computer> • English • Dutch • German • Italian • Spanish • Swedish Depending on the model, the following languages may also be supported. • Arabic • Bulgarian • Chinese (Traditional) • Danish • Estonian • Hungarian •...
  • Page 30 First-time Operation Perform the touchscreen calibration. At fi rst, log on to Windows as an administrator, and per- form this calibration. A Click (Start) - [Control Panel] - [Additional Options] - [Tablet Calibration]. B Using the stylus, touch each of the 9 “+” target marks one by one.
  • Page 31 NOTE PC Information Viewer This computer periodically records the management information of the fl ash mem- ory, etc. The maximum data volume for each record is 1024 bytes. This information is only used for estimating the cause when the fl ash memory goes down by any possibility.
  • Page 32: On-Screen Manual

    Manuals] - [Important Tips]. A Double-click Alternatively click [start] - [All Programs] - [Panasonic] - [Battery] - [Important Tips] or click [start] - [All Programs] - [Panasonic] - [On-Line Manuals] - [Important Tips]. NOTE When Adobe Reader update notice is displayed, we recommend you follow the on-screen procedure and update.
  • Page 33: Handling And Maintenance

    Handling and Maintenance Operation environment Temperature: Operation : 5 °C to 35 °C Storage : -20°C to 60 °C Humidity: Operation : 30% to 80% RH (No condensation) Storage : 30% to 90% RH (No condensation) Even within the above temperature/humidity ranges, using for a long time in an extreme environment will result in the product deterioration and will shorten the product life.
  • Page 34 Handling and Maintenance When using peripheral devices Follow these instructions and the Reference Manual to avoid any damage to the devices. Carefully read the instruction manuals of the peripheral devices. Use the peripheral devices conforming to the computer’s specifi cations. Connect to the connectors in the correct direction.
  • Page 35: Reinstalling Software

    The Product Recovery DVD-ROM (included) Product Recovery DVD-ROM Windows Vista Product Recovery DVD-ROM Windows XP Professional SP2 Panasonic USB CD/DVD drive (optional) (refer to recent catalogs and other sources for information about the products available) Remove all peripherals (except for the CD/DVD drive).
  • Page 36 Perform the steps 3, 4, 5 and 7 for setting up the computer pages 25 to 30). Start the Setup Utility and change the settings as necessary. Perform Windows Update. (F2) or (Del) while [Panasonic] boot (Enter). (Del). Otherwise reinstallation may (Enter) to turn off the computer, then (Enter).
  • Page 37 Turn off the computer and connect the CD/DVD drive to the USB port ( Turn on the computer, and press (Del) while [Panasonic] boot screen is displayed. The Setup Utility starts up. If the password is requested, enter the Supervisor Password.
  • Page 38: Turn On The Computer

    Reinstalling Software Select the settings. [2]: Enter the size of operating system partition and press Enter. (The size of data partition will be determined by subtracting the operating system partition size from the maximum size.) [3]: Windows will be installed in the fi rst partition. (The size of the fi...
  • Page 39: Troubleshooting (Basic)

    “Reference Manual”. For a software prob- lem, refer to the software’s instruction manual. If the problem persists, contact Panasonic Technical Support. You can also check the computer’s status in the PC Information Viewer Reference Manual “Checking the Computer’s Usage Status”).
  • Page 40 [Legacy USB Support] to [Disabled] in the [Advanced] menu of the Setup Utility. ( ence Manual “Setup Utility”) If the problem persists after having tried the above solu- tions, it may be a fl ash memory failure. Contact Panasonic Technical Support. Press (F9) in the Setup Utility Manual “Setup Utility”) to return the Setup Utility settings...
  • Page 41 Click [start] - [Control Panel] - [Date, Time, Language, and Regional Options] - [Date and Time]. If the problem persists, the internal clock battery may need to be replaced. Contact Panasonic Technical Support. When the computer is connected to LAN, check the date and time of the server.
  • Page 42 Troubleshooting (Basic) Starting Up Cannot resume. Other startup problems. An error may occur when the computer automatically enters sleep ( ) / standby ( hibernation mode while the screensaver is active. In this case, turn off the screensaver or change the pattern of the screensaver.
  • Page 43: Shutting Down

    Advanced Options Menu is displayed. When [Password on boot] is set to [Enabled] in the [Secu- rity] menu of the Setup Utility, [Enter Password] appears after the [Panasonic] boot screen disappears. As soon as you enter the password and press hold (F8).
  • Page 44 Troubleshooting (Basic) Display The screen is dark. The LCD brightness changes a number of times when the AC adaptor is dis- connected. The screen is disor- dered. During Simultane- ous display, one of the screens be- comes disordered. The external display does not work nor- mally.
  • Page 45 46). Set [Touchscreen Mode] to [Auto] or [Tablet] in the [Main] menu of the Setup Utility. Perform the touchscreen calibration ( (Enter). (Enter) . (Del) while [Panasonic] (Enter). and press (Enter), three times, and press (Enter). to select [Restart].
  • Page 46 Troubleshooting (Basic) Reference Manual The Reference Manual is not dis- played. Keyboard The LED below lights when pressed. Others No response. Install Adobe Reader. <For localized OS model> A Log on to Windows as an administrator. Click (Start) and input “c:\util\reader\setup.exe” in [Start Search] then press Click [start] - [Run], input “...
  • Page 47: Limited Use License Agreement

    SHALL BE CONCLUSIVELY DEEMED TO CONSTITUTE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS OF THIS LICENSE. Panasonic Corporation (“PC”) has developed or otherwise obtained the Programs and hereby licenses their use to you. You assume sole responsibility for the selec- tion of the Product (including the associated Programs) to achieve your intended results, and for the installation, use and results obtained therefrom.
  • Page 48 LIMITED USE LICENSE AGREEMENT F. You may not remove any copyright, trademark or other notice or product identi- fi cation from the Programs and you must reproduce and include any such notice or product identifi cation on any copy of any Program. YOU MAY NOT REVERSE ASSEMBLE, REVERSE COMPILE, OR MECHANI- CALLY OR ELECTRONICALLY TRACE THE PROGRAMS, OR ANY COPY THEREOF, IN WHOLE OR IN PART.
  • Page 49 Specifi cations This page provides the specifi cations for the basic model. The model number is different according to the unit confi guration. To check the model number: Check the bottom of the computer or the box the computer came in at the time of purchase.
  • Page 50 Specifi cations Main Specifi cations Model No Battery Pack (typ.) Operating Time Charging Power on Time Power off Power Consumption Physical Dimensions (W × D × H) (excluding the hand strap) Weight (including the hand strap) Operation Environment Storage Environment Software Operating System Utility Programs...
  • Page 51 Wireless LAN <Only for model with wireless LAN> Data Transfer Rates Standards Supported Transmission method Wireless Channels Used RF Frequency Band Bluetooth <Only for model with Bluetooth> Bluetooth Version Transmission method Wireless Channels Used RF Frequency Band = 1,024 bytes / 1 You can physically expand the memory up to 4 GB, but the total amount of usable memory available will be less depending on the actual system confi...
  • Page 52 A 16,777,216 color display is achieved by using the dithering function. This slot is compatible with High-Speed Mode. Operation has been tested and con- fi rmed using Panasonic SD/SDHC Memory Cards with a capacity of up to 32 GB. Operation on other SD equipment is not guaranteed.
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  • Page 56 fi ce equipment such as computers, displays, printers, facsimiles, and copiers. Their standards and logos are uniform among participating nations. Importer’s name & address pursuant to the EU GPSD (General Product Safety Directive) 2001/95/EC Art.5 Panasonic Computer Products Europe, Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH Hagenauer Straße 43 65203 Wiesbaden Germany ©...