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Panasonic Toughbook C1 Operating Instructions Manual

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Getting Started
Introduction .................................................................
Read Me First ............................................................
Description of Parts ....................................................
First-time Operation ..................................................

Useful Information

On-screen Manual ....................................................
Handling and Maintenance .......................................
Reinstalling Software ................................................


Troubleshooting (Basic) ............................................
Specifi cations ...........................................................
Standard Limited Warranty .......................................
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Personal Computer CF-C1 series Model No. Contents Getting Started Introduction ..............Read Me First ............(Precautions) Description of Parts ............ First-time Operation ..........Useful Information On-screen Manual ............ Handling and Maintenance ........Reinstalling Software ..........Troubleshooting Troubleshooting (Basic) ..........Appendix LIMITED USE LICENSE AGREEMENT ....

  • Page 2: Introduction

    Introduction Thank you for purchasing this Panasonic product. For optimum performance and safety, please read these instructions carefully. Terms and illustrations in these instructions Conditions that may result in minor or moderate injury. CAUTION Useful and helpful information. NOTE Enter : Press [Enter] key.

  • Page 3: Read Me First

    <Only for model with a “CE ” mark on the bottom of the computer> Declaration of Conformity (DoC) “Hereby, Panasonic declares that this Personal Computer is in compliance with the essential require- ments 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:

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    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.

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    Failure to comply with these precautions violates safety stan- dards of design, manufacture and intended use of the product. Panasonic assumes no liability for customer failure to comply with these precautions.

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    Read Me First Your Personal Computer or Handheld Computer incorporating wireless WAN modem receives and transmits radio frequency energy while switched on. Remember that interference can occur if it is used close to TV sets, radios, computers or inadequately shielded equipment. Follow any special regulations and always switch off Personal Computer or Handheld Computer incorporating wireless WAN modem wherever forbidden, or when you suspect that it may cause interference or danger.

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    MENTS/DEVICES/SYSTEMS THAT ARE INVOLVED WITH off and unplug the AC plug and remove the battery pack. ENSURING HUMAN LIFE OR SAFETY. PANASONIC WILL Then contact your technical support offi ce. NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LIABILITY RESULTING...

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    Connection to an internal phone line (on-premise switches) of Panasonic shall not be liable for loss of data or other inci- a company or business offi ce, etc. or to a digital public phone...

  • Page 9: Description Of Parts

    You can connect a Kensington cable. Refer to the J: Wireless Switch instruction manual of the cable. The security lock and cable is a theft prevention device. Panasonic Reference Manual “Disabling / Enabling Corporation will bear no responsibility in the event of Wireless Communication”...

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    Description of Parts Bottom F G H A: DC-IN Jack M: SIM Card Slot B: Modem Port <Only for model with wireless WAN> <Only for model with modem> Open the cover and inset a SIM card. Reference Manual “Modem” Insert the SIM card C: LAN Port into the SIM Card Reference Manual “LAN”...

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    Rotating the Display Switching to the Tablet Mode A Open the display. Lift up the display until it stops (approx. 90 degrees). B Slide the Display Rotation Lock (A) to the unlocked position. NOTE Do not press the tablet buttons, and do not rotate the display by holding the up- per part of the display.

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    Description of Parts Switching to the Laptop Mode A Open the display. Lift up the display until it stops (approx. 90 degrees). NOTE Do not press the tablet buttons, and do not rotate the display by holding the up- per part of the display. Do not allow your fi...

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    Before Using the Pen (Included) The tether prevents the pen (included) from falling accidentally. Attaching the pen (included) to the computer using the tether In this section, illustrations of the digitizer pen are used as examples. Pass one of the loops through the hole.

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    First-time Operation Preparation A Check and identify the supplied accessories. If you do not fi nd the described accessories, contact your technical support offi ce. • AC Adaptor ..1 • AC Cord ..1 •...

  • Page 15: Opening The Display

    Opening the Display A Hold the side of the computer with either of your hands and then hold and lift the (A) part to open the display. CAUTION Do not open the display wider than necessary (130° or more), and do not apply excessive pressure to the LCD.

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    First-time Operation Setup Windows. Follow the on-screen instructions. The computer restarts several times. Do not touch the keyboard or touch pad, and wait until the hard disk drive indicator has turned off. After the computer is turned on, the screen remains black or unchanged for a while.

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    Press the NumLock key and input in the Ten-key mode to input numbers. To match the languages, change the language settings after setting up Windows below). Do not change the settings in [To change system or these settings, click Customize] of [Regional and Language Options] during setting up Windows. <For MUI OS model>...

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    First-time Operation Perform the screen calibration. NOTE Perform the following calibration for each user. Rotate the display to primary landscape before performing the calibration. <Only for model with digitizer> A Click (Start) - [Control Panel] - [Hardware and Sound] - [Tablet PC Settings]. B Click [Calibrate].

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    NOTE PC Information Viewer This computer periodically records the management information of the hard disk, etc. The maximum data volume for each record is 1024 bytes. This information is only used for estimating the cause in the case when the hard disk goes down by any possibility. They are never sent to outside via network nor used for any other purpose except for the purpose described the above.

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    First-time Operation To change the partition structure You can shrink a part of an existing partition to create unallocated disk space, from which you can create a new parti- tion. This computer has a single partition as default setting. A Click (Start) and right-click [Computer], then click [Manage].

  • Page 21: On-screen Manual

    (Start) - [All Programs] - [Panasonic] - [On-Line Manuals] - [Reference Manual]. Click [start] - [Reference Manual]. Alternatively click [start] - [All Programs] - [Panasonic] - [On-Line Manuals] - [Reference Manual]. NOTE The Windows fi les included in the Windows 7 DVD-ROM are contained in the following folders: <For localized OS model>...

  • Page 22: Handling And Maintenance

    Handling and Maintenance Operation Environment Place the computer on a fl at stable surface. Do not place the computer upright. If the computer is exposed to an ex- tremely strong impact, it may become inoperable. Temperature: Operation : 5 °C to 35 °C Storage : -20 °C to 60 °C Humidity: Operation : 30 % to 80 % RH (No condensation)

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    . Then select [Panasonic Power management (Better Heat Dispersion)]. When changing to [Panasonic Power management (Better Heat Dispersion)], the following settings will change. – Change to [High Speed] from [Standard] in [Fan control mode].

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    Handling and Maintenance Preventing your computer from unauthorized use via wireless LAN/Bluetooth/wireless WAN <Only for model with wireless LAN/Bluetooth/wireless WAN> Before using wireless LAN/Bluetooth/wireless WAN, make the appropriate security settings such as data encryption. When the battery indicator does not light on The AC adaptor’s protection function may be working when the battery indicator does not light on even if the AC adap- tor and the battery pack are correctly connected with the computer.

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    If You Spill Water on the Keyboard Note that repairs resulting from liquids being spilled on the computer are not free of charge, and not covered by war- ranty. The keyboard on this computer incorporate a drain system (a moisture protection mechanism) that minimizes the amount of liquid reaching the inside of the computer even if water is spilled on the keyboard.

  • Page 26: Reinstalling Software

    Turn off the computer and connect CD-DVD drive or port replicator to the computer. Turn on the computer, and press while [Panasonic] boot screen is displayed. The Setup Utility starts up. If the password is requested, enter the Supervisor Password.

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    At the confi rmation message, click [YES]. Reinstallation starts according to the instructions on the screen. (It will take approximately 30 - 80 minutes.) Do not interrupt reinstallation, for example by turning off the computer. Otherwise reinstallation may become unavailable as Windows may not start up or the data may be corrupted. According to the instruction on the screen, switch Product Recovery DVD-ROM.

  • Page 28: Troubleshooting (basic)

    Using the following procedure, start up in Safe Mode, and check the error details. A Turn on the computer, and when the [Panasonic] boot screen disappears (after en- tering the password if one is set) hold down B Release your fi...

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    Starting Up and Sleep/Standby and Hibernation Mode [Executing Battery Recali- The Battery Recalibration was canceled before Windows was shut down last time. To start up Windows, turn off the computer by the power switch, and then turn on. bration] screen appears. The computer will not auto- If you connect to a network using wireless LAN function, perform access point settings.

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    Troubleshooting (Basic) Password Even after entering the pass- NumLk lights up, press to disable the ten-key mode, and then input. word, a message appears Caps Lock lights up, press to disable the Caps Lock mode, and then input. requesting to type it again. The user name (account name) includes the “@”...

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    Battery The battery indicator lights The battery level is very low (the charge is approx. 9 % or less). Connect the AC adaptor. You can use the computer when the indicator light is orange. red. If you do not have an AC adaptor, save your data and power off your computer. After replacing the battery pack with a fully charged one, turn your computer on again.

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    Proceed as follows to solve this problem. the Software Keyboard ap- A Click (Start) / [start] - [All Programs] - [Panasonic], and right-click [Software Keyboard]. pears. B Click [Properties]. C Select [Shortcut] tab, and delete “Ctrl + Alt + S” in [Shortcut key], and click [OK].

  • Page 33: Limited Use License Agreement

    DEEMED TO CONSTITUTE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS OF THIS LICENSE. Panasonic Corporation has developed or otherwise obtained the Programs and hereby licenses their use to you. You assume sole responsibility for the selection of the Product (including the associated Programs) to achieve your intend- ed results, and for the installation, use and results obtained therefrom.

  • Page 34: Specifi Cations

    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. Run the Setup Utility ( Reference Manual “Setup Utility”) and select [Information] menu.

  • Page 35: Cf-c1

    Model No. CF-C1ADAAZDE/CF-C1ADAAZGE CF-C1ATAAZDE/CF-C1ATAAZGE Battery Pack Li-ion 7.4 V, 6.0 Ah (Typ.), 5.7 Ah (Min.) Operating Time Approx. 10.0 hours (When using 1 battery pack: approx. 5.0 hours) (Economy Mode (ECO) – Disable) Charging Time Approx. 3.0 hours (Power off) / Approx. 5.0 hours (Power on) (When using 1 battery pack: Approx.

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    This slot is not compatible with the UHS-I high speed transfer. Operation has been tested and confi rmed using Panasonic SD Memory Card with a capacity of up to 2 GB, Panasonic SDHC Memory Card with a capacity of up to 32 GB, and Panasonic SDXC Memory Card with a capacity of up to 64 GB.

  • Page 37: Standard Limited Warranty

    Panasonic shall not be liable for loss of data or other incidental or consequential damages resulting from the use of this product, or arising out of any breach of this warranty. All express and implied warranties, including the warranties of satisfactory quality and fi...

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    This media is originally provided with the unit. Panasonic warrants to you only that the disc(s) or other media on which the Programs are furnished will be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use for a period of sixty (60) days from the date of delivery thereof to you, as evidenced by your purchase receipt.

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    Partner, Panasonic Corporation has determined that this ® product meets the NERGY guidelines for energy effi ciency. By enabling available power management settings, Panasonic computers enter a low-power sleep mode after a period of inactivity, saving the user energy. ® Outline of the International NERGY Offi...

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