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ML910™Rugged Notebook
User Guide
Motorola, Inc.
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Owner's Manual
Part Number: 6871008P3



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  • Page 1: User Guide

    ML910™Rugged Notebook User Guide Motorola, Inc. All rights reserved Owner’s Manual R01.2 Part Number: 6871008P3...

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    FlimFlan,, Copyright © 2004-2006 Joshua Flanagan and Pavel Janda. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2007, 2008 by Motorola Inc. No part of this user guide may be transmitted, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language or computer language, in any...

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    Title to all copies of Software will not pass to you at any time and remains vested exclusively in Motorola or the copyright owner. Motorola or the copyright owner owns and retains all of its proprietary rights in any form concerning the Software, including all rights in patents, patent applications, inventions, copyrights, trade secrets, trademarks, trade names, and other intellectual properties.

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    You shall not, during the term of this Agreement or thereafter, use any trademark of Motorola, or any word or symbol likely to be confused with any Motorola trademark, either alone or in any combination with another word or words.

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    This Agreement contains the parties’ entire agreement regarding your use of Software and may be amended only in a writing signed by both parties, except that Motorola may modify this Agreement as necessary to comply with applicable laws and regulations including FCC regulations.

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    Accordingly, any copyrighted Motorola computer programs contained in the Motorola products described in this user guide may not be copied, reproduced, modified, reverse-engineered, or distributed in any manner without the express written permission of Motorola.

  • Page 8: Limited Warranty

    Motorola cannot be responsible in any way for any ancillary equipment not furnished by Motorola which is attached to or used in connection with the product, or for operation of the Product with any ancillary equipment and all such equipment is expressly excluded from this warranty.

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    (including, without limitation, the addition to the Product of non-Motorola supplied equipment) which adversely affect performance of the Product or interfere with Motorola’s normal warranty inspection and testing of the Product to verify any warranty claim. Product which has had the serial number removed or made illegible.

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    Motorola which is attached to or used in connection with the Product. The foregoing states the entire liability of Motorola with respect to infringement of patents by the Product or any of its parts thereof.

  • Page 11: Regulatory Information

    Regulatory Information SAFE USAGE NOTIFICATION For reasons of personal safety and optimal radio performance, Motorola has designed the ML910™ RUGGED NOTEBOOK with the intended purpose and position of use either in a secured vehicle docking station or on top of an office desk.

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    Mobile Satellite Systems. When the internal ML910 RUGGED NOTEBOOK 802.11abg module is configured to the Motorola default state, it will only transmit on the 5.15-5.25GHz band when associated with an access point (AP) that uses the 5.15-5.25GHz band and such applications should only be used indoors.

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    FCC RF Exposure Warning The ML910 RUGGED NOTEBOOK provides a PCMCIA slot that could be used with PCMCIA based wireless transmitters. Motorola only supports the use of PCMCIA based wireless transmitter cards that have been approved for use in the ML910 RUGGED NOTEBOOK.

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    CMM labeling and Disclosure Table The People’s Republic of China require that our products comply with China Management Methods (CMM) environmental regulations. (China Management Methods refers to the Regulation Management Methods for Controlling Pollution by Electronic Information Products.) Two items are used to demonstrate compliance; the Label and the Disclosure Table.

  • Page 15: European Union Ce Marking And Compliance Notices

    European Union CE Marking and Compliance Notices Statements of Compliance English This product follows the provisions of the European Directive 1999/5/EC. Danish Dette produkt er i overensstemmelse med det europæiske direktiv 1999/5/EC. Dutch Dit product is in navolging van de bepalingen van Europees Directief 1999/5/EC. Finnish Tämä...

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    Local Restrictions of 802.11a/b/g Radio Usage CAUTION: Due to the fact that the frequencies used by 802.11a/b/g wireless LAN devices may not yet be harmonized in all countries, 802.11a/b/g products are designed for use only in specific countries or regions, and is not allowed to be operated in countries or regions other than those of designated use.

  • Page 17: How To Turn Off The Wireless Lan Radio

    France Departments in Which the Wireless LAN Module Can Be Used (Indoors Only) The wireless LAN module can currently be used indoors only in the following 38 departments of mainland France. Please turn off your wireless LAN radio when operating the device in areas/places other than the 38 departments listed below: Ain Orientales 36 Indre 66 Pyrénées...

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    Radio Frequency Interference Requirements and SAR The FCC with its action in ET Docket 93-62 has adopted a safety standard for human exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) electromagnetic energy emitted by FCC certified equipment. All wireless modules meets the Human Exposure limits found in OET Bulletin 65, 2001 and IEEE Std C95.1™-2005.

  • Page 19: Medical Devices

    Aircraft When instructed to do so, turn off your ML910 RUGGED NOTEBOOK and/or integrated radios when on board an aircraft. Any use of a ML910 RUGGED NOTEBOOK or radio must be in accordance with applicable regulations per airline crew instructions. Medical Devices Pacemakers Keep the antennas of ML910 RUGGED NOTEBOOK at least 8 inches (20cm) away...

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    Sparks in a potentially explosive atmosphere can cause an explosion or fire resulting in bodily injury or even death. The areas with potentially explosive atmospheres referred to above include fueling areas such as below decks on boats, fuel or chemical transfer or storage facilities, areas where the air contains chemicals or particles, such as grain, dust or metal powders.

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    About the Battery Caution Texts Concerning Lithium Batteries DANISH ADVARSEL! Lithiumbatteri - Eksplosionsfare ved fejlagtig håndtering. Udskiftning må kun ske med batteri af samme fabrikat og type. Levér det brugte batteri tilbage til leverandøren. NORWEGIAN ADVARSEL: Eksplosjonsfare ved feilaktig skifte av batteri. Benytt samme batteritype eller en tilsvarende type anbefalt av apparatfabrikanten.

  • Page 22: About The Modem

    dispose of this battery into the municipal waste stream. Check with your local solid waste officials for details in your area for recycling options or proper disposal. About the Modem CAUTION: 1. Never install telephone wiring during a lightning storm. 2.

  • Page 23: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Preface........................xxv Chapter 1 Getting Started..................1-1 Getting the Computer Running..............1-2 Unpacking ....................1-2 Installing the Battery Pack................ 1-2 Initializing the Battery Pack ..............1-3 Connecting to AC Power................1-4 Opening the Cover ................... 1-5 Turning On and Off the Computer............1-5 Taking a Look at the Computer ..............

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    Removing the Optical Disk Drive/2 HDD/2 Battery ......2-12 Inserting and Removing a Disk ...............2-15 Using the Video Features ................2-16 Configuring the Display Modes ...............2-17 Using the Audio Features ................2-18 Connecting Audio Devices..............2-18 Using the Communication Features.............2-19 Using the LAN ..................2-19 Using the Wire Line Modem ..............2-20 Using the Wireless LAN................2-21 Using the PRM240 Wireless Modem (Optional) ........2-24...

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    ML900 High-Tier Vehicle Docking Station ..........4-9 ML900 Mid-Tier Vehicle Docking Station..........4-9 RF Pass-Though Combinations ............. 4-10 Enabling RF Pass-Through Option in MLAA & MLUA ......4-11 Chapter 5 BIOS Setup Utility and ML Applications...........5-1 When and How to Use the BIOS Setup Utility..........5-2 When to Use ....................

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    Hard Disk Drive Problems.................8-9 Keyboard, Mouse, and Touchpad Problems..........8-9 LAN Problems..................8-10 WLAN Problems ..................8-10 Modem Problems..................8-11 Power Management Problems..............8-12 Software Problems .................8-12 Sound Problems ..................8-13 Startup Problems ..................8-13 Other Problems..................8-13 Resetting the Computer................8-14 HDD Recovery Process ................8-15 Chapter 9 Accessories List .................9-1 Chapter 10 Acronyms ..................10-1 Appendix A Specifications ...............

  • Page 27: Preface

    Preface This user guide contains information that will help you operate the computer. It is divided into 10 chapters and 4 appendices. Chapter 1, Getting Started, takes you through the process of setting up the computer and identifying its external components. Chapter 2, Operating Your Computer, tells you how to use the computer’s components and features.

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  • Page 29: Chapter 1 Getting Started

    CHAPTER Getting Started Congratulations on your purchase of the ML910 RUGGED NOTEBOOK. This high performance notebook computer is especially designed for the practical applications of warehouses, automobiles, vehicles, public security, repairing, assisting the handicapped, and other demanding situations where conventional notebook computers just cannot measure up.

  • Page 30: Getting The Computer Running

    Getting the Computer Running This section guides you through the procedures for getting the computer ready for operation. Unpacking After unpacking the shipping carton, you should find these standard items: Notebook computer Accessories: AC adapter (100~240 VAC, 50/60 Hz) AC power cord (US) Battery DVD including Drivers and User Guide Windows XP or Windows Vista Business edition Operating System DVD...

  • Page 31: Initializing The Battery Pack

    3. Insert the battery pack into the compartment. 4. Replace the compartment cover and secure the four screws. Initializing the Battery Pack You need to initialize the new battery pack before using it for the first time. New battery packs are warehoused and shipped to customers only partially charged to ensure maximum life when they are placed into service.

  • Page 32: Connecting To Ac Power

    Connecting to AC Power The computer operates on either external AC power or internal battery power. We recommend that you use AC power when you start up the com puter for the first time. CAUTION: Use only the AC adapter included with your computer. Use of any other AC adapters may damage the computer.

  • Page 33: Opening The Cover

    NOTE: When the AC adapter is connected, it also charges the battery pack. For information on using battery power, see Chapter 3. Opening the Cover 1. Press the top cover latch 2. Lift up the cover. You can tilt the cover forward or backward for optimal viewing clarity.

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    3. Each time the computer is turned on, it performs a Power-On Self Test (POST), and the operating system (such as Windows) should load. Turning Off To turn off the computer safely, use the “Shut Down” command of your operating system.

  • Page 35: Taking A Look At The Computer

    Taking a Look at the Computer This section identifies the external components of the computer and briefly describes the function of each component. NOTE: Depending on the model you purchased, the appearance of your computer may not exactly be the same as those shown in this user guide. Top of the Computer Component Description...

  • Page 36: Right-side Components

    Right-Side Components Component Description See Also Security Lock Connects an optional security lock to anchor the Œ Slot computer to a desk or other large object. Supports USB 2.0 (i.e. USB High Speed Devices) and Legacy USB Full and Low Speed Devices (i.e. •...

  • Page 37: Left-side Components

    Left-Side Components Component Description See Also Œ VGA Port Connects an external monitor. P. 4-2 • Serial Port Connects a RS-232 device. P. 4-4 Video Capture This is a video input port that can connect to a Ž P. 4-5 Port video capture device.

  • Page 38: Rear Components

    Rear Components Component Description See Also Œ RJ-11 Port Connects the telephone line. P. 2-20 Connects the LAN cable. Included a link indicator • RJ-45 Port P. 2-19 and an active indicator. Serves as the interface between the system and GPS RF pass Ž...

  • Page 39: Front Components

    Front Components Component Description See Also Stereo Œ P. 2–18 Output stereo audio from the computer. Speaker Set Allows you to carry your computer with an • Handle easy grip. Top Cover Ž Locks the top cover. P. 1–5 Latch Serves as an antenna for the Global GPS Antenna •...

  • Page 40: Bottom-side Components

    Bottom-Side Components Component Description See Also Configurable Allows you to remove the Optical Disk Drive, Œ P. 2-15 Media Bay Eject Second Battery or Second Hard Drive. Latch Configurable Allows you to lock the Optical Disk Drive, Second • Media Bay Lock / P.

  • Page 41: Antenna Location (intergrated Radio Modems)

    Antenna Location (Integrated Radio Modems) Component Description See Also Œ GPS Antenna Optional GPS Receiver External PCMCIA • WMC6300 & WMC7300 Antenna Mount Location Primary – TX and RX -- MC8775 and Ž WWAN Antenna 1 MC5725 • WLAN Antenna 1 Primary TX and RX •...

  • Page 42: Top-open Components

    Top-Open Components Component Description See Also Œ LCD Screen with touch panel Displays the output of the computer. P.2-10 Show the current status of the computer’s Device Indicators devices. Power on: Green color. P. 3-2 & 3 • Standby mode: Amber color. Hard disk drive in-use: Amber color (Blinking).

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    Component Description See Also Battery charging indicator. Battery full: Glows green. P.3-2 Battery charging: Glows amber. • Battery low: Red (Blinking). AC indicator. P. 1-4 P. 3-2 Glows green when the computer is connected to AC power. Ž Power Button Turns your computer ON or OFF.

  • Page 44: Where To Go From Here

    Where to Go from Here As your computer is ready for operation, you may want to do any of the following now: For this purpose… Do this… To know more about the Go on to the next chapter. computer… To install the operating system if See the operating system your dealer has not already done manual.

  • Page 45: Chapter 2 Operating Your Computer

    CHAPTER Operating Your Computer This chapter provides information about the use of the computer. If you are new to computers, reading this chapter will help you learn your computer’s basic operations . If you are already a computer user but are new to notebook computers, you may choose to read only the parts containing information unique to your computer.

  • Page 46: Starting And Shutting Down The Computer

    Starting and Shutting Down the Computer There are a number of ways to start up and shut down the computer. Starting the Computer You always start the computer using the power button. A computer starts up with an operating system (OS) existing on the storage device such as the hard disk;...

  • Page 47: Using The Keyboard

    NOTE: 1. Placing your computer in standby/sleep mode allows you to return to the tasks you were doing the next time you start up the computer. (See “Power Management” in Chapter 3 for more information.) 2. Pressing the power button for 4 seconds or longer shuts the computer off. Pressing and holding down the power button for 10 seconds or more once the computer is turned off causes the internal controller to reset.

  • Page 48: Cursor-control Keys

    Cursor-Control Keys NOTE: 1. The word “cursor” refers to the indicator on the screen that lets you know exactly where on your screen anything you type will appear. 2. It can take the form of a vertical or horizontal line, a block, or one of many other shapes. Numeric Keypad A 15-key numeric keypad is embedded on the typewriter keys as shown next: Numeric keys facilitate the entering of numbers and calculations.

  • Page 49: Euro Symbol

    Euro Symbol For the Euro dollar sign On an UK keyboard, hold down the Alt Gr key and press 4 (which has a Euro sign on it). Windows Keys The keyboard has two keys that perform Windows-specific functions: Windows Logo key and Application key.

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    Description Enables/Disables the keyboard backlight function. Enables/Disables the Touchpad. Decreases the sound volume. Increases the sound volume. 1. Fn+F5: Decreases the LCD brightness. 2. Fn+F6: Increases the LCD brightness. 3. There are 64 levels of LCD brightness. (0 is no backlight) Operating Your Computer...

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    Description Fn+F7 hotkey turns on/off all wireless devices. i.e., WLAN, WWAN, GPS and Bluetooth. Switches the LCD off and on. Switches the display output when an external device is connected. LCD & CRT Serves as the sleep button that you can define with Windows’...

  • Page 52: Using The Touchpad

    Using the Touchpad CAUTION: Do not use a sharp object such as a pen on the touchpad. Doing so may damage the touchpad surface as well as the RUBBER part of the touchpad. NOTE: 1. By default, the touchpad is enabled. Use the Fn+F2 hot key to enable/disable this function. The touchpad indicator found on the keyboard panel glows red when it is disabled.

  • Page 53: Configuring The Touchpad

    Term Action Press and hold the left button. Then, move the object by dragging your finger until you reach the new location (drag). Finally, release the left button (drop) when you have finished dragging your selection to the destination. The item will drop into the new location. Drag and –or–...

  • Page 54: Using The Touchscreen

    Using the Touchscreen CAUTION: Do not use a sharp object such as a ballpoint pen or pencil on the touchscreen. Doing so may damage the touchscreen surface. NOTE: 1. The touchscreen is pressure sensitive. The presence of any foreign object on the touchscreen may cause the cursor to move erratically.

  • Page 55: Using The Hard Disk Drive

    Using the Hard Disk Drive Your computer normally comes with a 2.5-inch Serial-ATA hard disk drive. A hard disk drive is a storage device where your operating system and application programs are stored. This type of drive embodies the latest in fast, reliable mass storage by integrating all the control circuitry necessary for operation directly onto the drive itself.

  • Page 56: Using The Optical Disk Drive

    Using the Optical Disk Drive Your computer, depending on your model, comes optionally with an optical disk drive located on the right side of the computer in the Configurable Media Bay. Depending on the model of your computer, the drive may be one of the following: DVD drive –...

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    2. Slide the multipurpose bay lock/unlock switch to the lock position to secure the optical disk drive/2 HDD/2 Battery in place. 3. Tighten the positioning screws to lock the optical disk drive/2 HDD/2 Battery in place. CAUTION: Customers utilizing the secondary battery as the only power source to operate their ML910 R UGGED NOTEBOOK will not receive a battery discharge cutoff warning during use in extreme temperatures (above 50°C and below -10°C).

  • Page 58: Removing The Optical Disk Drive/2

    Removing the Optical Disk Drive/2 HDD/2 Battery NOTE: Due to the depth of the Configurable Media Bay, the user may find it helpful to first open the Optical Disk Drive tray in order to easily grasp and remove the Optical Disk D rive. Before shutting down the notebook , use the eject button on the face plate of the drive.

  • Page 59: Inserting And Removing A Disk

    3. Push to release the lock/unlock switch. 4. Push the Eject icon switch to remove the optical disk drive/2 HDD/2 Battery . Warning: 1. Without the two positioning screws locked on the base, the unit will no longer be waterproof and will be more susceptible to damage if dropped. 2.

  • Page 60: Using The Video Features

    NOTE: In the unlikely event that you are unable to release the optical disk drive tray by pressing the eject button, you can manually release the optical media. (See “Optical Disk Drive Problems” in Chapter 8.) Using the Video Features The video subsystem of your computer features: 13.3-inch Display: 13.3-inch TFT (Thin-Film Transistor) color LCD display with 1280×...

  • Page 61: Configuring The Display Modes

    Configuring the Display Modes Your computer has been set to a default resolution and number of colors before shipment. You can view and change display settings through your operating system. See your operating system documentation or online help for specific information. For displaying in higher resolutions, you can connect an external monitor that supports higher resolutions.

  • Page 62: Using The Audio Features

    Using the Audio Features NOTE: 1. To take advantage of the enhanced audio capabilities, the audio driver supplied with your computer must be installed (see Chapter 6 for details). 2. If you experience interference while recording, try lowering the microphone recording volume.

  • Page 63: Using The Communication Features

    Using the Communication Features Using the LAN The internal 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet LAN (Local Area Network) module allows you to connect your computer to a network. It supports data transfer rate up to 1000 Mbps. When the ML910 RUGGED NOTEBOOK is used in a Vehicle Docking Station or Office Port Replicator the data transfer rate will be limited to 10/100 Mbps.

  • Page 64: Using The Wire Line Modem

    Using the Wire Line Modem The internal 56K fax/data modem allows you to use the telephone line to communicate with others by fax, email, or connect to an online service or web browser. Connect one end of the RJ-11 telephone cable to the modem port and the other end to the phone line. 2-20 Operating Your Computer...

  • Page 65: Using The Wireless Lan

    Using the Wireless LAN Your computer may have an internal PCIe (PCI Express) Mini Card network adapter (WLAN) pre-installed by the computer manufacturer. This card allows you to access corporate networks or the Internet in a wireless environment. Feature Module 3945ABG for ML910 RUGGED NOTEBOOK Band Indicates the wireless band of the current connection.

  • Page 66: Connecting To A Wireless Network

    Connecting to a Wireless Network For Windows XP 1. Double-click the network connectivity icon located on the Windows system tray. The following window appears on the screen: NOTE: If the Wireless Network connection is disabled, press Fn+F7 to enable it. 2.

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    For Windows Vista Double-click the Wireless Software icon located on the Windows system tray. The following window appears on screen: NOTE: If the Wireless Network connection is disabled, press Fn+F7 to enable it. Select a wireless network to connect to, and then click Connect. You may be asked to enter a key or pass phrase if a network security setting is enabled.

  • Page 68: Using The Prm240 Wireless Modem (optional)

    Using the PRM240 Wireless Modem (Optional) Your ML910 RUGGED NOTEBOOK may be equipped with an embedded 800 MHz PRM 240 radio modem to provide data connectivity via a Motorola Private DataTAC communications network. This 2 Watt modem is generally compatible only with...

  • Page 69: Using The Gps (optional)

    Using GPS (Optional) Navigation and positioning are crucial to many activities and yet the process has always been quite cumbersome. With GPS technology, you can now figure out where you are and where you are going. Global Positioning System (GPS) is a worldwide radio-navigation system formed from a constellation of 24 satellites and their ground stations.

  • Page 70: Using The Mesh Modem (optional)

    Using the MESH Modem (Optional) Motorola's MESH networking technology enables users to wirelessly access critical broadband applications seamlessly–anytime and anywhere. Whether utilizing pre-deployed infrastructure or an instant, ad hoc broadband network formed with other users, Motorola's MESH networking technology delivers real-time data to detect, prevent and respond.

  • Page 71: Embedded Evdo Or Hsdpa Modem (optional)

    Since devices using Bluetooth technology communicate using radio waves, your computer and the other devices do not need to be in direct line-of-sight. Your computer and the other devices only need to be within a maximum of 10 meters of each other, although the connection can be subject to interference from obstructions such as walls or from other electronic devices.

  • Page 72: Chapter 3 Managing Power

    CHAPTER Managing Power Your computer operates either on external AC power or on internal battery power. This chapter tells you how to manage power effectively. In order to ensure optimal battery performance, it is important to use the battery properly. The topics in this chapter include: What is an AC adapter How to charge the battery pack...

  • Page 73: Ac Adapter

    AC Adapter CAUTION: 1. The AC adapter is designed for use with your computer only. Connecting the AC adapter to another device can damage the adapter. 2. The AC power cord supplied with your computer is for use in the country where you purchased your computer.

  • Page 74: Initializing The Battery Pack

    CAUTION: 1. Batteries in ML910 RUGGED NOTEBOOK are allowed to discharge (i.e., operate normally) when the battery temperature is from –20 C (– 4 F) to 60 C (140 F) and allowed to be charged when its temperature is ranging from 0 C (32 F) to 45 C (113 F). 2.

  • Page 75: Checking The Battery Level

    Checking the Battery Level NOTE: The battery level indication is an estimation of remaining run time. The actual operating time can be different from the estimated time, depending on how you are using the com puter. You can check the approximate battery level using the battery meter function of the operating system.

  • Page 76: Battery Low Signals And Actions

    Battery Low Signals and Actions Battery Low occurs when the battery has approximately 10% (Windows default setting) of its charge remaining. The computer gives warning beeps or messages and the Battery Power Indicator ( ) blinks red to alert you to take actions. NOTE: 1.

  • Page 77: Power Management

    Power Management Your computer supports ACPI (Advanced Configuration and Power Interface) for power management. The power management feature allows you to reduce the power consumption for saving energy. With an ACPI-compliant operating system such as Windows XP and Windows Vista, power supply to different computer components is controlled on an as -needed basis.

  • Page 78: Ati Powerplay Management

    Use PowerPlay to balance performance and power consumption. When you bought the notebook from Motorola or Motorola’ s dealers, PowerPlay is the fixed default driver of the graphics card which can be adjusted under the “Enable PowerPlay procedure.

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    2. You will see the following screen once you’ ve accessed the “ATI Catalyst Control Center” program. 3. Click the “Next” key to proceed to the next step for system access. NOTE: The following will only happen the first time you access the Catalyst Control Center. Managing Power...

  • Page 80: Functions Of Powerplay

    Functions of PowerPlay Enabling PowerPlay You can adjust the AC mode and battery mode to reduce the power consumption under the Enable Power Play Function. 1. From the Graphics Settings tree, click PowerPlay 2. Click Enable PowerPlay 3. You will see the following screen: Please check the function of “Enable POWERPLAY”...

  • Page 81: Select Your Preferred Settings Depending On Power Source

    Select Your Preferred Settings Depending on Power Source The default power settings can be changed to meet your performance to power requirements. 1. From the Graphics Setting tree, click PowerPlay. 2. Click and drag the slider next to the relevant power source to the desired setting. Set Low Battery Level PowerPlay can automatically change to low power consumption settings.

  • Page 82: Power-saving Tips

    Power-Saving Tips In addition to your computer’ s automatic power management, you can do your part to maximize the battery’ s operating time by following these suggestions. 1. Do not disable Power Management. 2. Decrease the LCD brightness to the lowest comfortable level. 3.

  • Page 83: Chapter 4 Expanding Your Computer

    CHAPTER Expanding Your Computer You can expand the capabilities of your computer by connecting other peripheral devices. When using a device, be sure to read the instructions accompanying the device together with the relevant section in this chapter. This chapter gives guidelines on installing and using the following devices: External monitor USB device Serial device...

  • Page 84: Connecting An External Monitor

    Connecting an External Monitor If you want the benefits of a larger display screen with higher resolution, you can connect an external monitor that supports VGA interface to your computer. Follow this procedure to connect an external monitor: 1. Make sure that the computer is not turned on. 2.

  • Page 85: Connecting A Usb Device

    Connecting a USB Device Your computer has three USB ports that support transfer rates of up to 12 Mbps for USB 1.1 devices and 480 Mbps for USB 2.0 devices, such as digital camera, scanner, printer, modem, and mouse. USB is specified to be an industry standard extension to the PC architecture. It supports “Plug-and-Play”...

  • Page 86: Connecting A Serial Device

    Connecting a Serial Device Your computer has a serial port for connecting a serial device such as an external modem. Follow this procedure to connect a serial device: 1. Plug the device cable to the serial port on the left side of the computer. 2.

  • Page 87: Connecting A Video Capture Device

    Connecting a Video Capture Device Your computer has a video capture port for connecting a video source such as high-quality CCD, as well as consumer electronic equipment such as DVCAM and VCR. To connect a video capture device, simply plug the device cable into the video capture (CONEXANT CX23885-12ZP) port of the computer.

  • Page 88: System Memory Upgrade

    System Memory Upgrade You can upgrade your computer by changing system memory to a maximum of 2 GB on the two 200-pin DDR2 SO-DIMM slots. However, to avoid damage during the installation procedure, please ask your dealer for help. Expanding Your Computer...

  • Page 89: Rf Pass-through

    The wireless options that support RF Pass-Through are: embedded Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN) modules, such as one of the public carrier modules or the Motorola Private DataTAC PRM240 Modem, and/or a GPS receiver module. Figure 1 shows the RF Pass-Through connectors (labeled as 3 and 4) which refer to the GPS Antenna Connector and WWAN Module Antenna Connector, respectively.

  • Page 90: Rf Pass-though Retrofit Kit

    RF Pass-Through Retrofit Kit The RF Pass-Through Retrofit Kit allows the user to use the ML910 RF Pass-Through on a ML900 Vehicle Docking Station (applicable for both High-Tier and Mid-Tier Vehicle Docking Station). The RF Pass-Through Retrofit Kit is also backward compatible with the ML910 Mid-Tier Vehicle Docking Station so that the RF Pass -Through option can be added to a ML910 Mid-Tier Vehicle Docking Station.

  • Page 91: Ml900 High-tier Vehicle Docking Station

    ML900 High-Tier Vehicle Docking Station If the ML910 Rugged Laptop is docked in a ML900 High-Tier Vehicle Docking Station. The ML910 Rugged Laptop internal antenna will remain enabled, and the external antenna will not be used. The RF Pass-Through of the ML910 Rugged Laptop is not compatible with ML900 High-Tier Vehicle Docking Station.

  • Page 92: Rf Pass-though Combinations

    RF Pass-Through Combinations Table below shows the combination of the different Vehicle Docking Station with ML910 Rugged Laptop. Vehicle Docking RF Pass-Through RF Pass-Through Docking Station Station Pass Function Retrofit Kit Through Option ML910 High-Tier Vehicle Available Automatic Not Required Docking Station ML910 Mid-Tier Vehicle Not Available...

  • Page 93: Enabling Rf Pass-through Option In Mlaa & Mlua

    Enabling RF Pass-Through Option in MLAA & MLUA 1) Launch the ML Administrator Application. 2) Go to the RF Pass-Through Options available in MLAA. 3) Change the RF Pass-Through User Control from [Disable] to [Enable]. 4) Select [Write to EC] to change the setting, a message will be shown after the setting is updated to System EC.

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    5) Launch the ML User Application. 6) Select the RF Pass-Through option available in the MLUA. 7) Before the RF Pass-Through User Control in MLAA changed to [Enable], the RF Pass-Through Control will be grey-out. 8) After the RF Pass-Through User Control in MLAA had being [Enable], the default setting will be [Automatic Selection].

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    11) Note that RF Pass-Through Option will not be applicable if certain conditions have been met. The conditions are shown as below: a. The ML910 do not have RF Pass-Through installed. RF Pass-Through here is refer to RF Antenna Switching Board. b.

  • Page 96: Chapter 5 Bios Setup Utility And Ml Applications

    CHAPTER BIOS Setup Utility and ML Applications BIOS Setup Utility is a program for configuring the BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) settings of the computer. BIOS is a layer of software called firmware that translates instructions from other layers of software into instructions that the computer hardware can understand. The BIOS settings are needed by your computer to identify the types of installed devices and establish special features.

  • Page 97: When And How To Use The Bios Setup Utility

    When and How to Use the BIOS Setup Utility When to Use You need to run the BIOS Setup Utility when: You see an error message on the screen requesting you to run Setup. You want to restore the factory default settings. You want to modify some specific settings of the hardware.

  • Page 98: Main Menu

    Function General Help General Help Load optimal defaults Save and Exit Select Screen Select Item Change Field/Option ¢q ¢w Enter 1) Brings up the sub-menu when available. 2) Opens or closes the options window when an item is selected. Jumps from one item to another. 1) Exits the BIOS Setup Utility.

  • Page 99: Advanced Menu

    Advanced Menu CPU Configuration Setup function of “Intel SpeedStep Technology“: Under the “Advanced”,tab use éê keys to move cursor over the string of “Intel SpeedStep Technology” and you will find the options of “Maximum”, “Minimum”, “ Automatic” & “Disabled” displayed on the right top corner of screen.

  • Page 100

    Drive Configuration While entering setup, BIOS auto detects the presence of devices. The following screen displays the status of auto detection of devices. Device Information These information is detected by system automatically. It is suggested not to change it. BIOS Setup Utility & MLUA...

  • Page 101: System Recovery

    Peripherals Configuration Enables or disables the feature of “ Peripherals Configuration”: Under the “Advanced” tab, use the éê keys to move cursor o ver the string of peripherals and enable or disable peripherals configuration as needed. System Recovery System Recovery Hotkey: Enable or Disable System Recovery Hotkey by (Ctrl+F9).

  • Page 102: Usb Configuration

    Set and Change Password: Select Change Password from the System recovery password Setup menu and press <Enter>. “Enter New Password” appears. Type the password and press <Enter>. The screen does not display the characters entered. Retype the password as prompted and press <Enter>.

  • Page 103: Boot Settings

    Boot Settings Boot Se ttings: Under the “Boot” tab, use the éê keys to move cursor over the string of “Boot Settings Configuration”, “Boot Device Priority”, “Hard Disk Drives” & “Removable Drives” for configuring the following features. Boot Setting Configuration: Configure POST behavior. Boot Device Drives: Set the Boot Device Priority Sequence.

  • Page 104: Boot Settings Configuration

    Boot Settings Configuration Under the “ Boot” tab, use the éê keys to move cursor over the string of “Quick Boot”, “ Quiet Boot” & “ NumLock on Boot” to enable or disable the feature. Quick Boot: Enable or Disable Quick Boot. Enabling this option will allows BIOS to skip certain tests while booting, this will decrease the time needed to boot the system.

  • Page 105: Boot Device Priority

    Boot Device Priority Set the boot sequence from the available devices. A device enclosed in parenthesis has been disabled in the corresponding type menu. 5-10 BIOS Setup Utility & MLUA...

  • Page 106: Security Settings

    Security Settings BIOS Password Setup Provides for both a Supervisor and a User password. If you use both passwords, the Supervisor password m ust be set first. The system can be configured so that all users must enter a password every time the system boots or when Setup is executed, using either the Supervisor password or User password.

  • Page 107

    Change Supervisor Password: Select Change Supervisor Password from the Security Setup menu and press <Enter>. “ Enter New Password” appears. Type the password and press <Enter>. The screen does not display the characters entered. Retype the password as prompted and press <Enter>.

  • Page 108: Exit Option

    Exit Options CAUTION: If there is a conflict with the ML910 RUGGED NOTEBOOK Com Ports resource, there is a work -around to fix the conflict when you use I/O resources "2F8h", "3F8h", "2E8h" or "3E8h" assigned to PCMCIA card. Please enter "BIOS Setup Utility" menu and perform the following setup procedure: 1.

  • Page 109: Ml User Application (mlua)

    ML User Application (MLUA) As previously described , the MLUA is designed for users to configure the parameters of various functions in the notebook. By using these configuration parameters, you can change the default configuration that automatically loads when you turn on the computer. ML User Application is automatically launched every time you boot your n otebook into Windows Operating System.

  • Page 110

    Temperature tab displays the following temperature readings from different sensors located on the system: Processor Temperature LCD Display Temperature System Temperature Hard Disk Drive Temperature Primary Battery Temperature Secondary Battery Temperature Battery tab allows user to select the most frequently used battery charger profile which defines the battery calibration cycle.

  • Page 111: Ml Administrator Application (mlaa)

    ML Administrator Application (MLAA) This application is designed for administrator to configure the parameters of various functions in the notebook. By using these configuration parameters, you can change the default configuration that automatically loads when you turn on the computer. Every time you start the ML Administrator Application, the current configuration parameters saved in EC is loaded and displayed in the ML Administrator Application window.

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  • Page 113: Chapter 6 Installing Software Drivers

    CHAPTER Installing Software Drivers To take full advantage of the unique features of your computer, some operating systems require custom ized software, known as drivers, to be installed. If you purchased the computer with Windows pre-installed, your dealer may have already installed the drivers.

  • Page 114: How To Use The Driver Dvd

    How to Use the Driver DVD NOTE: 1. The drivers may have been updated after this user guide was published. For latest driver updates, please contact your dealer. 2. The available items may differ according to your computer model and operation system. 3.

  • Page 115: Main Menu

    Main Menu The Main Menu Screen: To install drivers and applications for your computer, make your selection correctly. Provides access to the available drivers’ selections that apply to the Vista and XP operating system in your computer. Be sure to validate which OS your Device Drivers computer is using before installing any drivers or applications.

  • Page 116: Installing Device Drivers

    Installing Device Drivers Click on either “Vista Drivers” or “XP Drivers” in the “Main Menu” based on the operating system that you are using. After selecting either Vista Drivers or XP Drivers the next step is to select Device Drivers or Applications to be installed.

  • Page 117: Installing Applications

    Selecting EVDO Clicking on the EVDO button for either OS will allow for the selection of the Wireless Watcher or the MC5725 Driver Wireless Watcher - Click on the Wireless Watcher button to install the EDVO Sierra Wireless Watcher MC5725 Driver - Click on the EVDO MC5725 Driver button to install the EVDO driver Registry Clicking on the Registry button for either OS will access a file, GPS_COM.reg.

  • Page 118

    Additional XP Applications In addition to the ML Administrator and User applications common to both Vista and XP, there are 2 other XP Applications that are available to be installed. MW800 Display Utilities Click on the MW800 Display Utilities button to install the MW800 Display Application Utilities NET Framework 2.0 Click on the NET Framework 2.0 button to install...

  • Page 119: Chapter 7 Caring For The Computer

    CHAPTER Caring for the Computer Taking good care of your computer ensures trouble-free operation and also reduces the risk of damage to your computer. This chapter gives you guidelines covering these areas of maintenance: How to protect the computer What to note when using and storing data in the computer How to clean the computer What to note when using the battery pack What to note when traveling with the computer...

  • Page 120: Protecting The Computer

    Protecting the Computer To safeguard the integrity of your computer data as well as the computer itself, you can protect the computer in several ways as described in this section. Using the Password The power on password protects your computer against unauthorized use. If the password is set, a prompt requesting for the password appears on the screen whenever the computer is turned on.

  • Page 121: Taking Care Of The Computer

    Taking Care of the Computer Location Guidelines Use the computer where the temperature is between -20 C (-4 F) and 50 C (122 F). Avoid placing the computer in a location subject to high humidity, extreme temperatures, mechanical vibration, direct sunlight, or heavy dust. Do not cover or block any ventilation openings on the computer.

  • Page 122: Battery Pack Guidelines

    Battery Pack Guidelines Optimal Use of the ML910 RUGGED NOTEBOOK Battery The battery is a consumable product and its performance will gradually degrade based on usage. To minimize battery degradation and ensure longer life, limit the number of charges and ensure the battery is not exposed to high ambient temperatures. If possible, the battery pack should only be recharged when it is nearly fully discharged.

  • Page 123

    Maintenance] - [Power Options], and select the desired power-saving setting. • Motorola recommends against using screen savers or applications that place a significant load on the CPU. Some screen savers and applications place a large load on the CPU, producing a significant decrease in battery run time even when the computer is not being used.

  • Page 124

    If the battery has been stored out of the notebook computer, longer than 60 days, it should be checked for remaining charge condition. If the capacity display is below 20% of remaining charge, the battery should be charged up to 30 to 45% before being placed back in storage.

  • Page 125: When Traveling

    When Traveling Before traveling with your computer, make a backup of your hard disk data into optical disks or other storage devices. As an added precaution, bring along an extra copy of your important data. Make sure the battery pack is fully charged. Make sure the computer is turned off.

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  • Page 127: Chapter 8 Troubleshooting

    CHAPTER Troubleshooting Hardware, software, or a combination of both can cause computer problems. This chapter tells you what actions to take when solving common computer problems. This chapter is divided into four sections: Preliminary checklist Solving common problems Resetting the computer HDD Recovery Process Troubleshooting...

  • Page 128: Preliminary Checklist

    Preliminary Checklist Here are helpful hints to follow when you encounter any problems before taking further action. Try to isolate the part of the computer causing the problem. Make sure you turn on all peripheral devices before turning on the computer. If an external device has a problem, make sure that the cable connections are correct and secure.

  • Page 129: Solving Common Problems

    Solving Common Problems For easy reference, the problems are divided into these categories. Problem Type Go to Battery Problems P. 8-4 Bluetooth™ Problems P. 8-6 ODD Drive Problems P. 8-6 Display Problems P. 8-7 Hardware Device Problems P. 8-8 Hard Disk Drive Problems P.

  • Page 130: Battery Problems

    Battery Problems The battery does not charge (Battery Charge indicator does not glow amber). Make sure the AC adapter is properly connected. Make sure the battery is within the recommended charging temperature range (0-40 C). Allow time for the battery pack to return to room temperature. Make sure the battery pack is correctly installed.

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    The battery operating time indicated by the battery meter does not match the actual operating time. The actual operating time can be different from the estimated time, depending on how you are using the computer. If the actual operating time is much less than the estimated time, initialize the battery.

  • Page 132: Bluetooth Problems

    Bluetooth Problems Unable to connect to another Bluetooth-enabled device. Make sure both devices are Bluetooth activated. Make sure the distance between the two devices is not over 10 meters or that there are no walls or other obstructions between the devices. Make sure the other device is not in “Hidden”...

  • Page 133: Display Problems

    Display Problems Nothing appears on the screen. If the power on indicator is not on, check the electrical outlet, the plugs and power cords. If the power button does not respond to a light touch, press the button firmly. If you are using battery power, make sure that it has a remaining charge and that it is installed correctly.

  • Page 134: Hardware Device Problems

    Switch the display to the monitor by pressing Fn+F9, or change the display through the settings in Display Properties. Simultaneous display/multi-display does not work. Make sure you turn on the external monitor before turning on the computer. Press Fn+F9 to toggle through the display options or change the settings in Display Properties in Wi n dows.

  • Page 135: Hard Disk Drive Problems

    Hard Disk Drive Problems The hard disk drive error message appears on the screen. Insert a bootable hard disk (CD or DVD) and check the integrity of your hard drive. If the hard disk drive has defects, ask your dealer for help. The hard disk drive operation is slow.

  • Page 136: Lan Problems

    LAN Problems Unable to Access the Network. Make sure the LAN driver is correctly installed. Make sure the LAN cable is properly connected to the RJ-45 connector and the network hub. Make sure the network is properly setup and configured. Make sure the user name or password is correct.

  • Page 137: Modem Problems

    If all else fails, consult your dealer or an experienced radio technician for help. Unable to Connect to Another WLAN device. Make sure the WLAN feature is turned on. Make sure the SSID setting is the same for every WLAN device in the network. Your computer is not recognizing changes.

  • Page 138: Power Management Problems

    Power Management Problems The computer does not enter standby/sleep mode automatically. When your computer is connected to another device, it may not enter standby/sleep mode if the connection is actively in use. Make sure the standby/sleep time-out is enabled. The computer does not enter standby/sleep mode immediately. If the computer is busy performing tasks, it will only enter standby/sleep mode after completing the tasks.

  • Page 139: Sound Problems

    Sound Problems No sound is audible. Make sure the volume control is not set too low. Make sure the audio driver is correctly installed. Make sure the computer is not on Standby mode. If using an external speaker, make sure the speaker is properly connected. Distorted sound is produced.

  • Page 140: Resetting The Computer

    Resetting the Computer You may have to reset (reboot) your computer when an error occurs and the program you are using hangs up. If the system operation appears to hang, wait for a while. It is possible that the system is processing data.

  • Page 141: Hdd Recovery Process

    The HDD Recovery Process System Recovery Program Your system comes with a System Recovery program that can help you to diagnose and solve problems you found on your system. It consists of the following options: Run System Restore Utility– This option will activate the System Restore function, which is a component of Windows XP and Vista that you can use to restore your computer to its previous state without losing your personal data files.

  • Page 142

    2. You will be prompted for the System Recovery password, enter the password then press Enter key to continue. Note: The default System Recovery password is 123456. It can be changed in BIOS Setup. If you fail to enter the correct password in 3 attempts, the system will be halted and you will need to restart the system in order to try again.

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    4. This is the Welcome screen you will see if you successfully activate the System Recovery program. The standard navigation of the program are outlined as below: To proceed to the next step, click on the Next button. To go back to previous screen, click on the Back button. To go back to the Welcome screen, click on the Cancel button.

  • Page 144

    6. If you select System Restore Utility as the task that you want to perform, you will be presented with this screen. To proceed with System Restore, click on the Next button. 7. System Restore will be launched automatically after the system restarts. 8-18 Troubleshooting...

  • Page 145

    8. If you select System Recovery as the task that you want to perform, you will be presented with this screen. To proceed with System Recovery, click on the Next button. 9. Please wait while the System Recovery is in progress. It may take up to 10 minutes to complete.

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    10. System Recovery is successfully completed. To restart your system, click on the Exit button. 11. If you selected Disk Diagnostic Utility as the task that you want to perform, you will be presented with this screen. To proceed with Disk Diagnostic Utility, click on the Next button. 8-20 Troubleshooting...

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    12. Please wait while Disk Diagnostic Utility is checking your hard drive. 13. Disk Diagnostic Utility will show the summary of the disk diagnosis. To see the detailed result, click on the Click here to see the Disk Diagnostic Result link. To exit the program and restart to Windows, click on the Exit button.

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  • Page 149: Chapter 9 Accessories List

    CHAPTER Accessories List Item Part No. Description HKNN4004 ML910 Primary Battery HKNN4006 Secondary Battery–for media bay HKVN4005 Software DVD, ML910 User Manual & Drivers ML910 High-Tier Dock (sold as HKLN4388 in NA, HKLN4317 HKLN4386 elsewhere) ML910 Mid-Tier Dock (sold as HKLN4389 in NA, HKLN4310 HKLN4387 elsewhere) HKLN4311...

  • Page 150

    External PCMCIA Mesh Modem WDE1000 HK1235 External PCMCIA Mesh Modem WMC7300 HK1234 External PCMCIA Mesh Modem WMC6300 Note: The accessories in the above list are subject to change and availability. Contact your Motorola Dealer for the latest information. The Accessories list...

  • Page 151: Chapter 10 Acronyms

    CHAPTER Acronyms Item Acronym Description Advanced Configuration and Power Interface: an industry-standard specification (co-developed by Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Microsoft, Phoenix, and Toshiba, for ACPI operating-system -directed power management for laptop, desktop, and server computers. A replacement for APM. Access Point. BIOS Basic Input/Output System.

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    20. PCMCIA association that creates standards for notebook computer peripheral devices such as PC cards. 21. PVDT Private DataTAC, a registered trademark of Motorola Inc. Random Access Memory, a type of computer data storage. It today takes the form of...

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  • Page 154: Appendix A Specifications

    APPENDIX Specifications NOTE: Specifications are subject to change without any prior notice. Parts Specifications Intel® Core™ Duo L2400 1.66 GHz Processor. ATI Mobility Radeon™ X1400 (dedicated 128 MB) MotionComp capability, supports hardware aid for DVD Video Graphics Adapter playback. Support s Dual View function. LCD/CRT display.

  • Page 155

    Parts Specifications • Fingerprint Scanner; 500 dpi (Requires customer-provided software application. ) • PCMCIA: 1 x External Type II – Cardbus support. (Accessory PCMCIA to PCI Express 34 converter card included.) • I/O ports: I/O Ports * 1 x Serial * 3 x USB 2.0 * 1 x RJ-11 * 1 x DC input...

  • Page 156

    Parts Spe cifications Dimension (W×D×H) 3.2” x 11.1” x 13.2” (336 mm x 283 mm x 78 mm) Supports Windows XP, SP2, Windows Vista Business SP1 Operating System edition According to IEC 68-2-1,2,14/MIL-STD -810F, Method Temperature 501.4, 502.4 Operating: –20ºC to 60ºC (Tested) According to IEC 68-2-30/MIL-STD-810F, Method 507.4 Humidity 5% to 95% RH, non -condensing...

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  • Page 158: Appendix B Fingerprint Recognition

    APPENDIX Fingerprint Recognition Your ML910 RUGGED NOTEBOOK features a fingerprint recognition system designed for computer security. It provides a high level of user convenience and gives you a set of powerful tools for securing your com puter and protecting your private data. The system can: Display fingerprint images derived from the sensor IC .

  • Page 159: Finger Placement

    Finger Placement 1. The fingerprint sensor is located at the left side of the palm rest. 2. Slide your finger in the arrow’ s direction firmly with steady pressure. NOTE: Be sure that you are making contact with the sensor surface during the scan. The system works best when user follows the recommended direction.

  • Page 160: Fingerprint Recognition

    Fingerprint Recognition The ML910 RUGGED NOTEBOOK has a separate embedded Fingerprint Module and a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) included in the unit. This will allow ML910 RUGGED NOTEBOOK to support applications for Trusted Platform Module (TPM) and Fingerprint Recognition. 1. Fingerprint Module can support Fingerprint Recognition applications which can provide for the following features: l Computers l Application of Protection...

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  • Page 162

    Most customers will purchase their embedded EVDO or HSDPA WWAN modems from Motorola and have them pre-installed by the factory. It is possible to add an EVDO REV A. or HSDPA WWAN (Cellular Carrier) modem later by purchasing a WWAN module from Motorola.

  • Page 163: Installation Of The Hsdpa Internal Modem

    Installation of the HSDPA Internal Modem HSDPA Internal kits should have one mini Card port and one WWAN cable such as HKUN4071 and HKUN4073. Please refer to following procedure for installation. Remove the M logo for installation. l Remove one screw from the M logo. l Remove the M logo.

  • Page 164

    ® l You will find two antenna (WWAN) cables attached by two pieces of Kapton tape on the mini card bracket. l Remove Kapton ® tape from the cable. l Remove two screws from the mini card bracket. Self Install Internal Wireless Modems...

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    l Insert the Wireless HSDPA Modem Kit. l Fix two screws on the Wireless HSDPA Modem kit. Self Install Internal Wireless Modems...

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    l Snap the Black WWAN cable onto the main port on the mini card. l Insert the SIM card. l Installed Internal Wireless HSDPA Modem kit with SIM card. Self Install Internal Wireless Modems...

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    l Place the M logo cover back on ML910 RUGGED NOTEBOOK unit. l Fix the M logo with a screw. Self Install Internal Wireless Modems...

  • Page 168: Installation Of The Evdo Rev. A Internal Modem

    Installation of the EVDO REV. A Internal Modem EVDO REV. A Internal Kits should have two mini card port connectors and two WWAN Cables such as in Kit No. HKUN4067 and HKUN4075. Please refer to following procedure for installation. l Remove one screw from the M logo. l Remove the M logo.

  • Page 169

    l You will find two antenna (WWAN) cables attached by two pieces of Kapton ® tape on the mini card bracket. l Remove Kapton ® tape from the cable. l Remove two screws from the mini card bracket. l Insert the Wireless EVDO REV. A Module Kit. Self Install Internal Wireless Modems...

  • Page 170

    l Fix two screws on the Wireless EVDO REV. A Module. l Snap the Black WWAN cable onto the Main port of the mini card and the White WWAN cable onto the AUX post of the mini card. l Place the M logo back on ML910 RUGGED NOTEBOOK unit. Self Install Internal Wireless Modems...

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    l Fix the M logo with a screw. C-10 Self Install Internal Wireless Modems...

  • Page 172: Installation Of The Prm240 Internal Modem

    Installation of the PRM240 Internal Modem l Remove one screw from the M logo. l Remove the M logo. l You will find two WWAN cables attached by two pieces of Kapton ® tape on the mini card bracket. l Remove Kapton ®...

  • Page 173

    l Each PVDT Modem Installation Kit (PRM w/o Modem) (kit no. HKUN4066), it includes one FFC cable, one MMCX cable and one PRM240 Internal Modem module. l Connect one side of the MMCX cable to the PRM240 module. C-12 Self Install Internal Wireless Modems...

  • Page 174

    l Remove four screws from the mini card bracket. l Remove the mini card bracket from ML910 RUGGED NOTEBOOK unit. l Snap the Black WWAN cable to the MMCX cable prior to installing the module. Self Install Internal Wireless Modems C-13...

  • Page 175

    l Place the PRM240 module on ML910 RUGGED NOTEBOOK by matching each corner of the PRM240 Internal Modem module with the four screw holes . l Fix four screws back on to lock the PRM240 Internal Modem Module. l Connect the FFC cable to the FFC connector on the main board. C-14 Self Install Internal Wireless Modems...

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    l Place the M logo back on ML910 RUGGED NOTEBOOK unit. l Fix the M logo with a screw. Self Install Internal Wireless Modems C-15...

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