Handheld Terminal Series User’s Guide Be sure to read “Safety Precautions” inside this guide before trying to use your Handheld Terminal.
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Contents Safety Precautions ..................E-3 Operating Precautions ...................E-8 About the Waterprooﬁ ng/Dustprooﬁ ng ............E-9 Regulatory Information ................E-10 Important ......................E-10 Accessories and Options ................E-11 General Guide ....................E-12 Loading and Removing the Batteries ............E-17 Conﬁ guring the Main Battery Settings .............. E-17 Loading the Main Batteries ................E-18 Loading the Backup Battery ................E-19 Removing the Backup Battery ................E-19 Handling microSD Cards ................E-20...
Connecting the USB Cradle (HA-E60IO) Power Supply ......E-31 Connecting the Ethernet Cradle (HA-N62IO) Power Supply ....E-33 Speciﬁ cations .....................E-35 Adjusting the Laser Beam Width ..............E-36...
Safety Precautions Congratulations upon your selection of this CASIO product. Be sure to read the following Safety Precautions before trying to use it for the ﬁ rst time. Your neglect or avoidance of the warning and caution statements in the subsequent pages causes the danger of ﬁ...
Warning Dust and Moisture • Though the Handheld Terminal is dust and water splash resistant, its options including the cradle are not. Keep loose metal objects and containers ﬁ lled with liquid away from your Handheld Terminal and the options. Also, never handle the Handheld Terminal and the options while your hands are wet.
Rechargeable Batteries Caution • Use Panasonic “eneloop” rechargeable AA batteries. Do not use other types of rechargeable battery. • Always charge the rechargeable batteries using the dedicated charger. • Rechargeable batteries cannot be charged while installed in the DT-970. • When using eneloop batteries with the charger, read the instructions for the eneloop batteries and charger to ensure that you use them correctly.
Caution • Incorrect use of the batteries could result in staining of the surroundings due to ﬂ uid leakage, or could cause the batteries to burst, resulting in ﬁ re or injury. Ensure that you observe the following: — Do not store the batteries in locations exposed direct sunlight, high temperatures or high humidity.
Caution • Note that CASIO Computer Co., Ltd. shall not be held liable to you or any third party for any damages or loss caused by deletion or corruption of data due to use of the Handheld Terminal, malfunction or repair of the Handheld Terminal or its peripherals, or due to the batteries going dead.
Operating Precautions Your Handheld Terminal and its options are precision. Improper operation or rough handling can cause problems with data storage and other problems. Note and observe the following precautions to ensure proper operation. • Do not continue using the battery once it is exhausted. Doing so could result in data loss or corruption.
IEC National Committees. Important! The water- and dust-prooﬁ ng performance of this product is based on CASIO testing procedures. Note also that this performance applies to the product at the time of shipment (delivery to the customer) and is not guaranteed inclusive of the environment in which the product is used.
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Accessories and Options Accessories Handheld Terminal DT-970M50E Please check the items in the box before using the Handheld Terminal DT-970M51E for the ﬁ rst time. • Alkaline AA batteries • Coin-type lithium battery • Hand Strap • User’s Guide Options •...
General Guide Handheld Terminal (DT-970M50E/M51E) The illustration shows the DT-970M51E. Indicator Screen USB Port R Trigger Key Reset Switch IR Port Power Contacts microSD Card Slot Keys (Battery Compartment) BS Key Power Key S Key CLR Key microSD Center Trigger Key...
Barcode Reader Laser light is emitted from this window that reads bar codes. Port Indicator Three-color LED (red, green, blue). Shows the operating status and conﬁ rms barcode scanning. Lit green: Barcode scan successful. The indicator light speciﬁ cations vary depending on the application used.
Center Trigger Used to perform bar code reading. USB Port Connects the optional USB cable (HA-N81USBC). Buzzer Outputs operation conﬁ rmation tones. Battery Cover Opens the cover to allow the memory backup lithium battery to be (Backup Battery) installed. Battery Cover Used to lock the battery cover and to release.
Ethernet Cradle (HA-N62IO), USB Cradle (HA-N60IO) The illustration shows the HA-N62IO. Left Right Selector Switch* Power Switch* Data Communication Terminal Terminal Detect Switch Power Contacts Front Back Mount Hooks LAN Port* AC Adaptor-Jack* USB Client Port LAN Communication Status LED* USB Host Port* LAN Connection Status LED* Power Indicator LED*...
USB Client Port This port is used to transmit data and ﬁ les (download, upload) by connecting the cradle to a PC using a USB cable (DT-380USB-A). The dedicated driver must be installed in the PC before connecting the cradle to the PC. USB Host Port This port is used to connect a corresponding USB peripheral device.
Loading and Removing the Batteries Two types of battery are used in the Handheld Terminal. There are the main batteries used to operate the Handheld Terminal, and a backup battery used for memory protection. As the main batteries, use alkaline AA batteries or fully charged rechargeable AA batteries (eneloop).
Loading the Main Batteries 1. Turn the battery cover lock switches to the “FREE” position and remove the battery cover. Locked Locked Free Free 2. Load the batteries, ensuring that the polarity (+ and -) is correct. 3. Re-install the battery cover and return the battery cover lock switches to the “LOCK” position.
Loading the Backup Battery 1. Loosen the 2 screws and remove the battery cover by opening the notch with Screws (2) Screws (2) your ﬁ ngernail. Notch Notch 2. Load the battery from the direction of the arrow, ensuring that the polarity (+ and -) is correct.
Handling microSD Cards The Handheld Terminal supports microSD card. Since the microSD card slot is located inside the battery compartment, ﬁ rst remove the batteries when installing or removing a microSD card. Refer to pages 17 to 18 for information on “Loading and Removing the Main Batteries”. Install (or remove) a microSD card according to the procedure described below.
Removing 1. Make sure that the power on the terminal has been switched off. If the power is still on, press the power key to switch off. 2. Remove the batteries and open the microSD card cover. 3. Catch the projecting lip with your ﬁ ngertip as shown in the illustration and pull the card out.
Performing Communications IR Communication IR communication can be used to transmit data between two Handheld Terminals. When performing IR communication, orient the IR ports of both Handheld Terminals so they are pointing directly at each other. The ports can be in direct contact with each other, or they can be separated by up to ⁄...
® Bluetooth Communication ® Bluetooth interface can also be used to transmit data between two Handheld Terminals. ® With Bluetooth the two Handheld Terminals should be located within about 5 meters from each other, as long as there is nothing blocking the path between them. Important! Observe the following precautions to help ensure that Bluetooth communication is successful.
Resetting the Handheld Terminal Resetting the Handheld Terminal is the same as restarting a PC. Performing a reset causes all unsaved inputs and edits to be lost, but data that is already stored in the memory as well as all settings should be unaffected. Use reset to restore normal operation whenever the Handheld Terminal operates abnormally due to misoperation or some other reason.
Warning Label The illustration shows the DT-970M51E. The label location differs depending on the model. • This label is a warning and caution label for Class 2 laser products that comply with IEC60825-1:2007. • Although Class 2 laser light is only emitted momentarily, never look directly into the beam light.
Connecting the USB Cradle (HA-N60IO) Power Supply You can use the optional USB cable (DT-380USB-A) to connect the USB Cradle to a computer and use the computer as a power source. Before attempting data communication with the DT-970, connect the USB Cradle and the USB cable.
Important! • Water or other liquids on the data communication or power supply terminals can lead to an electric shock or ﬁ re. Note also that soiling on the terminals will impair the connection, leading to reduced power supply and communication functionality.
Speciﬁ cations 1. USB Protocol: USB Ver2.0 Full speed Transfer Rate: 12Mbps (max.) 2. Power Supply Output to Handheld Terminal: 5V DC 0.5A (max.) 3. Dimensions and Weight Approximately 94(W) × 84(D) × 107(H) mm Dimensions: Weight: Approximately 250g 4. Operating Environment Temperature: 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) Humidity:...
Connecting the USB Cradle (HA-E60IO) Power Supply Before using the cradle, ﬁ t the optional attachment kit (HA-N64AT). 1. Make sure that the USB Cradle’s power switch is turned off and then plug the optional AC adaptor (AD-S15050B-N5) into the AC adaptor jack on the back of the USB Cradle.
3. Connect the USB cable (DT-380USB-A) to the USB port on the back of the USB Cradle and then connect it to the personal computer. 4. Line up the infrared interface on the bottom of the DT-970 and the infrared interface on the USB Cradle to mount the DT-970.
Connecting the Ethernet Cradle (HA-N62IO) Power Supply Use the separately sold AC adaptor (AD-S42120C) for the power supply of the Ethernet Cradle. Always make sure to connect the AC adaptor to the Ethernet Cradle before performing communication with the Handheld Terminal. Power to the Handheld Terminal is supplied from the Ethernet Cradle.
4. Before using the cradle ports, remove the caps from the ports. When using a LAN, connect one end of the LAN cable to the LAN port and the other end to the PC or hub. When using a USB connection, connect one end of the USB cable (DT-380USB-A) to the USB port and the other end to the PC.
Important! • Always make sure to ﬁ rst remove the 970 from the Ethernet Cradle when switching the selector switch. • Water or other liquids on the data communication or power supply terminals can lead to an electric shock or ﬁ re. Note also that soiling on the terminals will impair the connection, leading to reduced power supply and communication functionality.
Adjusting the Laser Beam Width You can select the laser beam width used by the DT-970. Note that using this function may result in a laser beam width error. In this event, use the procedure below to adjust the laser beam width. 1.
Print this page at its actual size (not reduced) to adjust the laser beam width. Laser Beam Width Adjustment Bar Code E-37...
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