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OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS

Contents

Read Me First

Safety Precautions ..........................................................
Regulatory Information ....................................................

Getting Started

Introduction ...................................................................
Description of Parts ......................................................
First-time Operation ......................................................
Turning On/Off and Sleeping/Waking Up ......................
Input Operation .............................................................
Useful Information
Handling and Maintenance ...........................................

Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting (Basic)................................................
Appendix
Specifications ...............................................................
LIMITED WARRANTY ..................................................
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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Tablet Computer FZ-A1 series Model No. Contents Read Me First Safety Precautions ............Regulatory Information ............ Getting Started Introduction ..............Description of Parts ............First-time Operation ............Turning On/Off and Sleeping/Waking Up ...... Input Operation ............. Useful Information Handling and Maintenance ...........
  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions To reduce the risk of injury, loss of life, electric WARNING shock, fire, malfunction, and damage to equipment or property, always observe the following safety precautions. Do Not Charge the Battery Using Methods Other Than Those Specified If the battery is not charged using one Explanation of symbol word panels of the specified methods, electrolyte The following symbol word panels are used to...
  • Page 3 Insert the AC Plug Completely WARNING If the plug is not inserted completely, fire due to overheating or electric shock may If a Malfunction or Trouble Occurs, result. Immediately Stop Use • Do not use a damaged plug or loose AC outlet.
  • Page 4 Continued use in of medical diagnosis. such a resulting condition may lead to  Panasonic shall not be liable for loss of data short-circuiting or insulation defects, etc. or other incidental or consequential damages which may in turn lead to a fire or electric resulting from the use of this product.
  • Page 5 Panasonic cannot be held responsible in any way for any damages or loss resulting from the use of this unit in these types of equipment, devices or systems, etc.
  • Page 6: Regulatory Information

    Regulatory Information Pile au lithium! Information to the User Le micro-ordinateur renferme une pile au lithium qui permet de sauvegarder certaines données, This product and your Health notamment la date et l’heure. La pile ne doit être This product, like other radio devices, emits radio remplacée que par un technicien qualifié.
  • Page 7 Follow any design, manufacture and intended use of the special regulations and always switch product. Panasonic assumes no liability for off Computer incorporating wireless customer failure to comply with these precautions. WAN modem wherever forbidden, or...
  • Page 8  Connect the equipment into an outlet on a found under the Display Grant section of www. circuit different from that to which the receiver is fcc.gov/oet/ea/fccid after searching on FCC ID: connected. ACJ9TGFZ-A12.  Consult the Panasonic Service Center or an 25-M-4 experienced radio/TV technician for help.
  • Page 9 à la norme NMB-003 du Canada. product. 7-M-2 <Only for model with Wi-Fi/Bluetooth/GPS> 25-M-W-4 Responsible Party: Panasonic Corporation of North Industry Canada America This product complies with RSS210 Industry Canada. One Panasonic Way Operation is subject to the following two conditions;...
  • Page 10 { 9.84 feet } is not recommended. return this product to a nearby 11-E-1 authorized collection center, registered dismantler or recycler, or Panasonic service center when disposing of this product. Please see the Panasonic website for further information on collection centers, etc.
  • Page 11: Introduction

    Introduction Thank you for purchasing this Panasonic product. and MPEG-4 Visual Patent Portfolio License For optimum performance and safety, please read for the personal use of a consumer or other these instructions carefully. uses in which it does not receive remuneration...
  • Page 12: Description Of Parts

    Description of Parts Front Side I J KL M Wireless WAN Antenna Microphone <Only for model with wireless WAN>  Reference Manual “Input Operation -  Reference Manual “Wireless Voice Input” Communication - Wireless WAN” Menu button Ambient light sensor ...
  • Page 13: Rear Side

    Rear Side Camera light DC-IN jack  Reference Manual “Photos and Expansion Bus Connector (Use as an Videos” extension in the future) Rear camera Pen holder  Reference Manual “Photos and ( page 14) Videos” Security lock Reset switch A Kensington cable can be connected. HDMI Micro connector For further information, read the manual that ...
  • Page 14 First-time Operation Pass one of the loops through the second Preparation loop on the tether. Check and identify the supplied accessories. If you do not find the described accessories, contact your technical support office. Thread the second loop on the tether to the hole as illustrated.
  • Page 15 If necessary, touch the Starting Up language name and scroll the language list, then touch the Connect this computer to a language you use. power outlet. The battery charging starts automatically. ç ç ç ç CAUTION Touch [Start].  Do not disconnect the AC adaptor until the <Only for model with wireless WAN>...
  • Page 16 First-time Operation When “Make yourself at home” is displayed, touch [OK].
  • Page 17: Turning Off

    Turning On/Off and Sleeping/Waking Up Turning On Waking Up Press (Power switch). Press (Power switch). The lock screen is displayed. Drag Drag When dragging , Camera application will start. When dragging , Camera application will start. CAUTION  Do not press the power switch repeatedly. NOTE ...
  • Page 18: Input Operation

    Input Operation Screen Input Operation Digitizer Calibration If necessary, perform the digitizer calibration by Touch Select items or options. following steps below. Perform the calibration for the orientation to be used. Touch Pen Calibration]. Using the digitizer pen, touch each target one by one.
  • Page 19 Menu Home Screen Depending on the applications, displayed at the top-right of the screen. You can select additional functions from the menu. Recent apps Display the recent applications. Touch an application to open from the application list. To stop the application, drag it to the right. Home Return to the home screen.
  • Page 20: Handling And Maintenance

    Handling and Maintenance sharp-pointed or hard objects that may leave Operation Environment marks (e.g., nails, pencils and ball point pens).  Do not use the screen when dust or dirt (e.g., oil)  Place this computer on a flat stable surface. If is on the screen.
  • Page 21: Lcd Panel

    to avoid scratches and peeling of this coating, an To Clean Areas Other Than the approved soft cloth has been included to wipe LCD Panel the LCD surface of this computer. Before using this computer, be sure to read the instructions Wipe with a soft dry cloth such as gauze.
  • Page 22 Handling and Maintenance Remove 12 screws of the Pull the cable to disconnect the battery cover and remove the connector. cover. Insulate the terminals of the connector with plastic tape, etc. Peel off the clear sheet as illustrated below. Lift up and slightly pull the battery.
  • Page 23: Troubleshooting (Basic)

    Follow the instructions below when a problem has occurred. There is also an advanced troubleshooting guide in the “Reference Manual”. For a software problem, refer to the software’s instruction manual. If the problem persists, contact Panasonic Technical Support. Starting Up Cannot start up.
  • Page 24: Battery Indicator

    Troubleshooting (Basic) Display No display  The computer entered sleep by the power-saving function. To resume, To wake it up, press (Power switch). The screen is dark.  If the brightness setting of this computer is set to “Automatic brightness”, the screen brightness automatically changes depending on the ambient brightness.
  • Page 25: Factory Data Reset

    Others No response  Press and hold (Power switch) until “Power off” screen is displayed and touch [OK], then press (Power switch) to turn it on.  If the application does not work normally, uninstall and reinstall the application. To uninstall : Touch Settings] - [ Applications].
  • Page 26: Specifications

    Specifications Main Specifications Model No. FZ-A1BDAAZAM / FZ-A1BDAAZCE CPU/Secondary cache memory Marvell PXA2128, Dual Core CPU, 1.20 GHz Main Memory 1 GB* Storage 16 GB* (Flash memory) Display Method 10.1 type (TFT) (1024 × 768 dots) Touchscreen Multi-touch screen and digitizer Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n Bluetooth*...
  • Page 27 MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. At lease three (3) years from delivery of products, Panasonic will give to any third party who contacts us at the contact information provided below, for a charge no more than our cost of physically performing source code distribution, a complete machine-readable copy of the corresponding source code covered under GPL v2/LGPL v2.1.
  • Page 28: Limited Warranty

    Complete unit replacement fulfills the full obligation and is at the discretion of Panasonic and is limited to once during the coverage term. Maximum benefit is limited to one replacement per coverage year of the Motherboard, LCD, Storage Drive, and Keyboard.
  • Page 29 Programs will meet your requirements or that the operation of the Programs will be uninterrupted or error free. Panasonic shall have no obligation for any defects in the disk(s) or other media on which the Programs are furnished resulting from your storage thereof, or for defects that have been caused by operation of the disk(s) or other media Panasonic’s entire liability and your exclusive remedy under this warranty shall be limited to the...
  • Page 30 This limited warranty only covers failures due to defects in materials or workmanship which occur during normal use. If a unit is sent to a Panasonic Authorized Service Center and no hardware failure is found, the customer will be billed for labor to correct a software issue or reimage the hard drive plus shipping and applicable administrative fees at the current rates set by the service provider.
  • Page 31 For Canada PANASONIC COMPUTER AND PERIPHERALS LIMITED WARRANTY Coverage – Panasonic Canada Inc. (“PCI”) warrants to you, the first end user customer, this computer product (excluding software media), when purchased from PCI or from a PCI authorized reseller, to be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use, subject to the terms set forth below, during the period of warranty coverage specified.
  • Page 32 No Coverage – This limited warranty does not apply if the disk(s) or other media has been used in other than a Panasonic product, or in environmental conditions other than those specified by PCI or the manufacturer, or if subjected to misuse, neglect, mishandling, modification or attempted modification of the program, or if damaged by accident or act of God.
  • Page 33 GARANTIE LIMITÉE – ORDINATEURS ET PÉRIPHÉRIQUES PANASONIC Couverture – Panasonic Canada Inc. (« PCI ») garantit à l’acheteur original que ce produit informatique (à l’exclusion des supports des logiciels) est, au moment de sa vente par PCI ou d’un revendeur agréé par PCI, exempt de défauts de pièces et de fabrication dans les conditions normales d’utilisation, et ce, pendant...
  • Page 34 GARANTIE LIMITÉE – SUPPORTS DES LOGICIELS Couverture – Panasonic Canada Inc. (« PCI ») garantit à l’acheteur original que la ou les disquettes ou tout autre support sur lequel le ou les programmes sont fournis sont exempts de défauts de pièces et de fabrication dans des conditions normales d’utilisation au Canada, et ce, pour une période de soixante (60)
  • Page 35 Service Agreement Period listed below. In the event that any product (or part thereof) is replaced, Panasonic shall transfer ownership of the replacement product (or part) to the customer and the customer shall transfer ownership of the replaced product (or part) to Panasonic.
  • Page 36 God. In addition, Panasonic shall have no obligation for any defects in the disk(s) or other media if you have modified, or attempted to modify any Program.
  • Page 37 Panasonic does not warrant that the functions contained in the software will be uninterrupted or error free. Panasonic assumes no risk of and shall not in any case be liable for any damages, including, without limitation, any special, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages arising from breach of warranty...
  • Page 38 Panasonic will only reload the factory pre-installed software for the product onto the replacement drive. 10. Panasonic will arrange free pick up and return for approved warranty repairs within 50 km of capital city locations. Please ensure your unit is properly packed for return to the service location.
  • Page 39 Panasonic Customer Care Centre. If the failure in the product is not a major failure then Panasonic may choose to repair or replace the product and will do so in a reasonable period of time from receiving notice from you.
  • Page 40 Panasonic Canada Inc. 5770 Ambler Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L4W 2T3 Importer’s name & address pursuant to the EU GPSD (General Product Safety Directive) 2001/95/EC Art.5 Panasonic System Communications Company Europe, Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH Hagenauer Straße 43 65203 Wiesbaden Germany Panasonic Australia Pty.