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    ® Dolphin 7900 Series ® ™ Microsoft Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition Software for Pocket PCs User’s Guide...

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    Hand Held Products, Inc. (“Hand Held Products”) reserves the right to make changes in specifications and other information contained in this document without prior notice, and the reader should in all cases consult Hand Held Products to determine whether any such changes have been made. The information in this publication does not represent a commitment on the part of Hand Held Products.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Chapter 1 - Introduction Required Safety Labels ... 1-2 Laser Safety Label ... 1-2 Regulatory and Safety Approvals for all Dolphin 7900 Series Terminals ... 1-3 FCC Compliance... 1-5 Chapter 2 - Getting Started Overview ... 2-1 Dolphin 7900 Radio Configuration Options ...

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    Red Key Combinations ...6-8 NUM Key Combinations ...6-8 Numeric Shift in Numeric Mode ...6-9 Chapter 7 - Settings Overview ...7-1 Personal Tab ...7-2 Buttons ...7-3 Headset Control...7-4 Menus - Adding a Program to the Start Menu ...7-5 Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

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    Verify That the IrDA Port is Enabled ...8-5 IrDA Port Location on the Terminal...8-5 Troubleshooting ...8-7 Using an ISP ...8-8 Chapter 9 - Wireless LAN (WLAN) Communications with 802.11b Overview ...9-1 Enabling the 802.11b Radio Driver ...9-1 Configuration Utilities ...9-1 Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

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    Dial Up Connection ...10-22 Chapter 11 - Wireless WAN (WWAN) Communications with GSM/GPRS Overview ...11-1 GSM Radio types ...11-1 SIM Card ...11-2 Audio Modes ...11-2 Keyboard Combinations for Calls ...11-2 Using uPhone...11-3 Icons and Bubble Messages ...11-3 Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

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    Powering the Dolphin HomeBase ...13-4 Charging the Main Battery ...13-5 ActiveSync Communications with the HomeBase...13-6 Communicating with the Dolphin Terminal ...13-9 Mounting the HomeBase ...13-10 Desk Mounting...13-10 Wall Mounting ...13-10 Chapter 14 - Dolphin Mobile Base Overview ...14-1 Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

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    Using the Battery Analyzer ...16-4 Mounting the QuadCharger ...16-5 Troubleshooting...16-6 Chapter 17 - Customer Support Product Service and Repair ...17-1 Online Product Service and Repair Assistance...17-1 Technical Assistance ...17-2 Online Technical Assistance ...17-2 Limited Warranty ...17-3 viii Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 9: Chapter 1 - Introduction

    Ergonomics The patented shape of the Dolphin 7900 fits into either hand comfortably with major function keys that are easy to access. The adjustable hand strap on the back panel ensures a secure grip on the terminal for solid one-handed operation in mobile environments.

  • Page 10: Required Safety Labels

    Laser safety label Laser Safety Label Dolphin 7900 terminals with the 5300 image engine contain a laser aimer that projects from the imager and therefore have the following label on the back panel: Note: The actual label is much smaller than the above graphic.

  • Page 11: Regulatory And Safety Approvals For All Dolphin 7900 Series Terminals

    Federal Communications Commission (FCC). 802.11b The required safety label that appears on the back of Dolphin 7900 terminals equipped with an 802.11b radio is as follows: Bluetooth The required safety label that appears on the back of Dolphin 7900 terminals equipped with a Bluetooth radio is as follows: Dolphin®...

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    802.11b and Bluetooth The required safety label that appears on the back of Dolphin 7900 terminals equipped with an 802.11b and a Bluetooth radio combination is as follows: Dolphin 7900 Series WWAN Radio - GSM MC-45 & MC-46 Dolphin 7900 Series RF terminals are designed to comply with the most current applicable standards on safe levels of RF energy developed by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and has been recommended for adoption by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

  • Page 13: Fcc Compliance

    Dolphin 7900 Series Batch Terminal Dolphin 7900 Series Batch terminals comply with part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

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    U.S.A Dolphin 7900 Series 802.11b, Bluetooth, and/or GSM MC-45 or MC-46 R&TTE Compliance Statement Dolphin 7900 RF terminals are in conformity with all essential requirements of the R&TTE Directive (1999/5/EC). This equipment has been assessed to the following standards: Parameter R&TTE...

  • Page 15: Care And Cleaning Of The Dolphin Terminal

    For European Community Users Hand Held Products complies with Directive 2002/69/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 January 2003 on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Information This product has required the extraction and use of natural resources for its production.

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  • Page 17: Chapter 2 - Getting Started

    The Dolphin 7900 terminal comprises one element of an enterprise data collection system that includes various models, peripherals, and accessories that you can combine to suit your exact needs. The Dolphin 7900 terminal itself combines the latest in multi-functional wireless data and voice communications technology with a unique, compact form factor, which makes it an ideal solution for today’s in-transit applications.

  • Page 18: Dolphin 7900 Radio Configuration Options

    This terminal features the functionality of GSM/GPRS, 802.11b, and Bluetooth radio and network technologies. Custom Configurations Please refer to the Dolphin 7900 pricing configuration guide or contact your Customer Account Representative (CAR) for details. Dolphin 7900 WLAN (802.11b) These terminals integrate the basic functionality of the Batch terminals with an integrated, IEEE 802.11b direct sequence radio that enable communication with a host computer through a wireless local area network (WLAN).

  • Page 19: Dolphin 7900 Series Peripherals

    The Dolphin Net Base is a four-slot charging/communication cradle that holds, powers, charges, and communicates with the terminal in each slot. Ethernet communication occurs via statically and dynamically-assigned IP addresses. For more information about the Dolphin Net Base, please consult the Dolphin 7900 Net Base Quick Start Guide. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 20: Dolphin 7900 Accessories

    The protective holster holds the terminal for mobile use. Dolphin Mobile Mount The Dolphin Mobile Mount solution secures Dolphin 7900 in the cab of any vehicle. Used in conjunction with the Mobile Charger, Dolphin terminals can be adapted to almost any in-transit environment.

  • Page 21: Using The Dolphin 7900 For The First Time

    Step 2. Install the Main Battery Pack The Dolphin 7900 ships with the handstrap installed and fastened with a clip on the top panel. To install the battery pack, you must detach the hand strap. To detach the hand strap, push the clip up and away from the terminal.

  • Page 22: Charging With Dolphin Peripherals

    Battery Power on page Use only Dolphin 7900 Series peripherals, power cables, and power adapters. Use of peripherals, cables, or power adapters not sold/manufactured by Charging with Dolphin Peripherals When the battery is installed in the terminal, you can insert the terminal into any one of the following peripherals to charge the main battery pack: •...

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    All configurations of the Dolphin 7900 terminal install Demos and Power Tools. If the terminal is configured with a wireless radio, the appropriate radio drivers and utilities for each radio install.

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    On the Today screen, tap the line that displays the time and date, The Clock Settings screen appears. Step 8. Verify Operations with Demos For details, see Using the Image Engine on page 5-1. 2 - 8 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 25: Resetting The Terminal

    For more information, see page 7-10. To wake the Dolphin terminal from suspend mode, press the SCAN key. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide on page Rev D Power...

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  • Page 27: Chapter 3 - Hardware Overview

    Hardware Overview System Features Processor The Dolphin 7900 terminal is equipped with an Intel X-Scale 400MHz RISC microprocessor that runs on a 100 MHz RAM BUS, making it one of the most powerful mobile computers on the market. Operating System Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition software provides a compact, highly efficient, scalable operating system.

  • Page 28: Front Panel Features

    Front Panel Features This section describes features on the front panel of the Dolphin 7900 terminal. The following graphic shows a Dolphin 7900 with a 25-key keyboard. Scan LED Microphone 3 - 2 Speaker Audio Jack IrDa Port Pocket PC...

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    Speaker The Dolphin 7900 terminal has an integrated speaker that sounds audio signals as you scan bar code labels and enter data. The operating frequency range is 500Hz at 71 dB up to 80 dB. The speaker can also be used for playing sounds (e.g., WAV or MP3 files).

  • Page 30: Back Panel Features

    Back Panel Features The following graphic describes features on the back panel of the Dolphin 7900 terminal. Image Engine Window Hand Strap Slot Stylus Fastener Stylus (in slot) Programmable Side Button Programmable Side Button Battery 3 - 4 Rev D...

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    Hand Strap Slot The Dolphin 7900 has an adjustable, elastic hand strap attached to the terminal with a slot on the top of the back panel. You can detach the handstrap from this clip when you need access to the battery or other item on the back panel.

  • Page 32: Side Panel Features

    SIM Card Opening the Access Door Note: Access door removal requires a special tool from Hand Held Products, part number 100001024. 1. Press Blue + Backlight key to put the terminal in suspend mode; see 2. Remove the battery; see page 2-5.

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    4. Using the special tool from Hand Held Products, unscrew both screws. Installing a Mini-SD Card 1. When the access door is open, slide the mini-SD card into the appropriate slot until it clicks into place. Rubber Gasket 2. The bottom panel inside the opening displays the following guide to help you insert the mini-SD card correctly: To remove an installed mini-SD card, tap on the edge lightly to unlock the card;...

  • Page 34: Replacing The Access Door

    When closed, the access door seals the memory interface from moisture and particle intrusion thus preserving the terminal’s environmental rating. The access door must be properly sealed before resuming terminal operation. Failure to seal the access door will void the warranty. 3 - 8 SIM Card on page Rev D 11-2. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 35: Bottom Panel Features

    Note: Signals referenced are for a DTE device. Mechanical Connector The bottom panel features a custom, industrial-grade connector with 17 pins. When seated in a Dolphin 7900 Series peripheral, the terminal is powered, the main battery charged, and communication occurs via this connector. All Dolphin 7900 Series peripherals are designed to work exclusively with this connector.

  • Page 36: Battery Power

    Use only the Li-ion battery packs provided by Hand Held Products. The use of any battery pack not sold/manufactured by Hand Held Products in a Dolphin terminal will void your warranty and may result in damage to the Dolphin terminal or battery.

  • Page 37: Managing Battery Power

    4. Tap OK to save changes. For more information about the RegEdit Power Tool, refer to the Dolphin Power Tools User’s Guide available for download at www.handheld.com. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Status Icons on page 4-9. If the navigation bar does not contain a warning...

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    • Although your battery can be recharged many times, it will eventually be depleted. Replace it after the battery is unable to hold an adequate charge. • If you are not sure the battery or charger is working properly, please send it to Hand Held Products or an authorized Hand Held Products service center for inspection.

  • Page 39: Dolphin 7900 Technical Specifications

    7.3"L x 3. 5"W x 1.7"D max (185 x 89 x 43 mm), 3.2"W x 1.5"D at grip (81 x 38 mm) Weight: Batch: 17 oz. (482 gm) WLAN: 17.3 oz. (490 gm) WPAN: 17.1 oz. (484 gm), WLAN/WPAN: 18.9 oz. (536 gm) Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide on page 5-1. on page 5-2. on page 5-2.

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    USB or serial cables that charge and communicate with the terminal directly, without a cradle. Li-Ion Battery Pack 7.4V, 14.8 watt hour Li-ion rechargeable main battery for the Dolphin. Regulatory Approvals FCC-CE-Radio US/Canada, R&TTE Country: 3 - 14 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 41: Chapter 4 - Using Dolphin Mobile Computers

    Using Dolphin Mobile Computers Overview This chapter provides the basic instructions you need to operate the Dolphin 7900 terminal. Today Screen When the terminal powers one for the first time, you see the Today screen. You can also display it by tapping Start and then Today.

  • Page 42: Selecting Programs

    Using the Touch Screen Hand Held Products recommends using screen protectors to protect the touch screen; especially when used with applications that require high-volume interfacing with the touch screen. Screen protectors help prevent damage to the touch screen display and are easily installed. Screen protectors can be purchased at any major computer retail store or directly from Hand Held Products;...

  • Page 43: Adjusting The Backlight

    There are two tabs: Battery and External; the options on each tab are the same. The Battery tab determines display backlight settings when the terminal is running on battery power. The External tab determines display backlight settings when the terminal is powered by an external source, such as a Hand Held Products cable. Field...

  • Page 44: Communication Options

    3-9. IrDA Port The IrDA port enables the Dolphin 7900 to transmit data via pulses of light to and from other IrDA-compliant devices, such as printers and PCs or to other Dolphin terminals. For more information, see Wireless Radios...

  • Page 45: Radio Options

    Radio Options Dolphin 7900 terminals can be configured with a combination of the following radios: • 802.11b - Wireless LAN (WLAN) Communications with 802.11b • Bluetooth - Wireless PAN (WPAN) Communications with Bluetooth • GSM/GPRS - Wireless WAN (WWAN) Communications with GSM/GPRS Radio Combinations Note: Configuration of simultaneous radio operation is done during the manufacturing process according to FCC regulations.

  • Page 46: Using The Soft Input Panel (sip)

    When you write a letter, it is converted to typed text that appears on the screen. Using the Block Recognizer With Block Recognizer you can input character strokes using the stylus. 4 - 6 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 47: Input Panel Options

    You can set input options by going to Start > Settings > Personal tab > Input.The following graphics are the tab windows where you can customize the input panel to your preferences: Input tab Word Completion tab Options tab Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 4 - 7...

  • Page 48: Drawing On The Screen

    To create a drawing, cross three ruled lines on your first stroke. A drawing box appears. Subsequent strokes in or touching the drawing box become part of the drawing. Drawings that do not cross three ruled lines will be treated as writing. 4 - 8 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 49: Status Icons

    Tasks, or an alarm in Clock, you’ll be notified by a message box appearing on the screen or a sound is played. To choose reminder types and sounds, tap Start > Settings > Personal tab > Sounds & Notifications; Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D Personal Tab, page 7-2.

  • Page 50: Using Find

    You can also use the File Explorer to find files and organize these files into folders. Tap Start > Programs > File Explorer. You can move files in File Explorer by tapping and holding the item you want to move, and then tapping Cut or Copy and Paste on the pop-up menu. 4 - 10 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 51: Chapter 5 - Using The Image Engine

    Using the Image Engine Overview The Dolphin 7900 terminal houses a compact image engine that instantly reads all popular 1D and 2D bar codes and supports omni-directional aiming and decoding for greater flexibility in real-world settings. The image engine can also capture digital images, such as signatures and pictures of damaged inventory.

  • Page 52: Bar Code Symbologies Supported

    Bar Code Symbologies Supported The Dolphin 7900 supports the following bar code symbologies: Symbology Type Symbology Name 1D Symbologies Codabar Code 3 of 9 Code 11 Code 32 Pharmaceutical (PARAF) Code 93 Code 128 EAN with Add-On EAN with Extended Coupon Code...

  • Page 53: Activating The Engine

    To Decode a Bar Code 1. Tap Start > Demos > Scan Demo. 2. Position the Dolphin 7900 terminal over the bar code. A range of 4-10 inches (10-25 cm) from the bar code is recommended. 3. Project the aiming pattern by pressing and holding the SCAN key or one of the side buttons;...

  • Page 54: Omni-directional Scanning

    Symbologies with smaller bars or elements (mil size) should be read closer to the terminal whereas larger bars or elements (mil size) should be read farther from the terminal. 5 - 4 Sample PDF417 Bar Code Text message: PDF417 Test Message Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 55: Capturing Images

    Image Preview When the imaging process is initiated, the Dolphin 7900 touch screen displays a preview of the object. This is a live video image of what the imager is currently viewing and has a slightly degraded appearance compared to the captured image. This is normal.

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  • Page 57: Chapter 6 - Using The Keyboards

    Using the Keyboards Overview The Dolphin 7900 Series features two keyboard options: 25-key Numeric Keyboard E E SC DE L B K S P S E ND S T A R T F 10 Both keyboards are recessed under the overlay for maximum durability and backlit for maximum viewability in various lighting conditions.

  • Page 58: Using The Function Keys

    Located in the center of each keyboard for easy access with either hand, the navigation keys enable you to navigate the cursor through an application screen. 6 - 2 Press To … Move the cursor up one row or line. Move the cursor down one row or line. Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 59: Using The Modifier Keys

    Modifier keys are those keys that modify the next key pressed. They are used on combination with the keys that follow to perform functions or type special characters. In addition to the standard ALT key, the Dolphin 7900 terminal has Blue and Red modifier keys and a color-coded overlay.

  • Page 60: 25-key Numeric Keyboard

    OK key E E SC DE L B K S P S E ND E ND S T A R T F 10 Caps Lock key on page 6-8. Rev D Tab key Navigation keys Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 61: Blue Key Combinations

    Red + ESC (hold) Red + TAB (hold) Red + 1 Red + 2 Red + 3 Red + 4 Red + 5 Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Character Character (lower case) (upper case) _ = / \ _ = / \...

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    Key Combination Red + 6 Red + 7 Red + 8 Red + 9 Red + 0 Red + * 6 - 6 Function/Special Character Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 63: 36-key Alpha Keyboard

    In alpha mode, the 36-key keyboard defaults to upper case. To toggle between upper and lower case, tap the Blue modifier key twice. You can still use the Blue modifier key for regular blue key combinations; just press and hold the Blue modifier key with the next key in the combination. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Escape key SCAN key...

  • Page 64: Blue Key Combinations

    Pressing the Num key once switches the keyboard to numeric mode. 6 - 8 Function Power Send Volume up Volume down Function Backspace Space Soft reset (warm boot) Hard reset (cold boot) Character Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 65: Numeric Shift In Numeric Mode

    Numeric Shift in Numeric Mode When typing in numeric mode, tapping the Blue modifier key acts like a Shift key that enables you to type special characters in addition to those indicated on the overlay. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Character Character &...

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  • Page 67: Chapter 7 - Settings

    Personal Customizes buttons, set SIP options, and adjust headset settings; see System Adjusts system settings; see Connections Establishes network connections settings; see Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide System Tab System Tab on page 7-7.. Connections Tab Rev D Connections Tab Personal Tab on page 7-2..

  • Page 68: Personal Tab

    7 - 2 Headset Control Input Panel Options Soft Reset (Warm Boot) on page 2-9.. Rev D Buttons on page 7-3.. on page 7-4.. on page 4-7. Menus - Adding a Program to the Start Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 69: Buttons

    The Assign a program list also contains the following commands: Command Description <Input Panel> Opens the soft input panel. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide . HotKeys is enabled and the button assignments in the \\Windows\Start Menu\Programs on page 7-5.. Rev D folder.

  • Page 70: Headset Control

    High depending on your preference. The volume adjusts automatically as you move the slider. These headset volume settings apply to both Headset Types. 7 - 4 Adjusts the volume on the terminal’s microphone (Microphone, page 3-3). Adjusts the volume on the headset’s microphone. on page 11-2. Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 71: Menus - Adding A Program To The Start Menu

    File Explorer opens to My Documents by default; to see a list of all folders, tap the folder name and then My Device. 2. Tap and hold on the program, then tap Copy on the pop-up menu. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D...

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    4. Navigate to the Start Menu folder (Windows > Start Menu). 5. Right-click on an empty area and select Paste Shortcut. 6. On the terminal, tap the Start menu. 7. Verify that program appears. 7 - 6 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 73: System Tab

    This setting sets the system clock. Appointments, scheduled events, and any function on a schedule runs off this setting. You need to set the time zone and time after each hard reset; see Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Displays the system’s default name. This is the name used by ActiveSync.

  • Page 74: Cpu Speed

    To increase Program or Storage memory, tap, hold, and drag the slider away the kind of memory you want to increase. The three fields adjust automatically; Program memory decrease when you increase Storage memory and vice versa. 7 - 8 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

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    Check this tab when you are receiving out of memory errors or when the mobile computer is running slowly. You can • Select a program in the list and tap Stop to stop it from running (and therefore from using memory), or Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide The total MB of memory capacity of the selected memory.

  • Page 76: Power

    This is the default settings. The list contains the radio firmware installed in the terminal. The items in the list with a check in the checkbox are the items using system power. Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 77: Regional Settings

    To see specific settings or change a specific setting, tap on one of the tabs, make the change and tap OK to save it. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide For On battery power, select from the drop-down list, the number of minutes of inactivity you want to pass before the terminal powers off when running on battery power.

  • Page 78: Remove Programs

    Note: By default, dynamic screen rotation (i.e., the ability to switch between landscape and portrait orientation) is disabled on Dolphin 7900 terminals. The Screen system setting contains three tabs: Alignment, Clear Type, and Text Size. 7 - 12 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

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    Screen on page 2-7.. ClearType Tab The Dolphin 7900 displays support ClearType font rendering. ClearType is a Microsoft technology that dramatically increases the readability of text on LCD displays. To enable ClearType font rendering, select Enable ClearType and tap OK.

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    This is the default font size setting. To change the font size, move the slider toward Smallest or Largest. The Example text changes to reflect the font change. Tap OK to save the new font size setting. Default Font Size Largest Font Size 7 - 14 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 81: Connections Tab

    Please note that all server-assigned IP addresses use Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). Zero-Config Wi-Fi Please note that the zero-config Wi-Fi feature of Windows Mobile is disabled on Dolphin 7900 terminals. Com Port Assignment Table The Dolphin 7900 terminal ships with the com ports assigned as follows:...

  • Page 82: Opening The Connections Manager

    Creating an External Modem Connection to an ISP 1. Obtain the following information from your ISP: • ISP dial-up access telephone number, • user name, • password, and 7 - 16 on page 8-5. Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

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    10. You should not need to change any settings in Advanced because most ISPs now use a dynamically-assigned addresses. 11. Tap FInish. Advanced Settings Tap the Advanced button to open the Advanced settings. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 7 - 17...

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    The Port Settings tab has options that should be left alone unless indicated otherwise by your ISP. TCP/IP Tab If your ISP does not use a dynamically-assigned address, enter that information into the TCP/IP tab. 7 - 18 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 85: Creating An External Modem Connection To Your Work

    To connect to such intranet URLs, they need to be entered as Work URL exceptions in the connections manager. 1. Go to Start > Settings > Connections tab > Connections > Advanced tab (see page 7-16). 2. Tap Select Networks. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 7 - 19...

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    TCP/IP settings, and host name or IP address of the VPN server. 1. Go to Start > Settings > Connections tab > Connections. 7 - 20 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

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    5. Enter your login details. If finished, tap Finish to complete VPN setup. 6. Otherwise, tap Advanced to access more options. • Enter TCP/IP settings in the TCP/IP tab; server-assigned IP addresses use DHCP. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 7 - 21...

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    3. Tap and hold on the server, then select Connect on the popup menu. (Note that through this screen you can delete your VPN server connection.) 4. Your VPN Server is accessed. When connected, tapping on the icon displays the following bubble: 7 - 22 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 89: Establishing Dialing Rules

    (You can define your own dialing profile by tapping New. A warning appears that your existing modem connections must include the correct country and region area code settings. 5. Tap OK to confirm. Enter the appropriate information on the next screen. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 7 - 23...

  • Page 90: Creating A Wireless Network Connection

    In the Connections Manager, you can access the Wireless tab from Start > Settings > Connections tab > Network Cards > Wireless tab. However, on the Dolphin 7900 terminal, wireless networks need to be configured according to the radio installed in the terminal.

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    Do NOT perform a hard reset (see terminal to factory defaults, which means that any network adapter modifications are lost. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Soft Reset (Warm Boot) Hard Reset (Cold Boot)

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  • Page 93: Chapter 8 - Communications

    Make a note of the information in the Processor field. You can install additional software via: • ActiveSync - see page 8-4. • Infrared - see page 8-5. • Internet (via wireless radio) - see page 8-8. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 8 - 1...

  • Page 94: Using Activesync

    To synchronize, ActiveSync version 3.7 or higher must be installed on both your desktop computer and the Dolphin terminal. Dolphin 7900 terminals ship with ActiveSync 3.7 already installed. Therefore, you must install ActiveSync 3.7 on your desktop computer from the Microsoft Companion CD that came with your terminal.

  • Page 95: Exploring The Terminal From The Desktop Computer

    Exploring the Terminal from the Desktop Computer When the terminal and desktop computer are connected, open the main ActiveSync window (on the desktop), and click Explore. The Mobile Device folder opens in Windows Explorer. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 8 - 3...

  • Page 96: Adding Programs To The Terminal Using Activesync

    2. Read any installation instructions, Read Me files, or documentation that comes with the program. Many programs provide special installation instructions. 3. Connect the terminal to the desktop computer via a Hand Held Products communication peripheral. If the File is an Installer: An installer program is one that installs on the PC and the terminal simultaneously;...

  • Page 97: Using Infrared

    Using Infrared Dolphin 7900 terminals contain an IrDA port on the top panel (see IrDa Port on page 3-2). Using the IrDA port, you can send and receive data between the terminal and other devices equipped with infrared. This can include, but is not limited to, Windows Mobile information such as Contacts and Tasks, as well as software upgrades.

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    2. Have the owner of the other device send the information to you. 3. Your terminal automatically begins receiving it. To initiate a receive manually, tap the Receive an incoming beam link. 8 - 6 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 99: Troubleshooting

    If the Beam Settings are not set to receive or you’ve aligned two IrDA ports and the terminal is still not receiving, go to Start > Programs > Infrared Receive. The terminal searches for the sending device. If the terminal cannot find the sending device, the following message appears: Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 8 - 7...

  • Page 100: Using An Isp

    4. Tap the file, such as an *.exe file. The installation wizard begins. Follow the directions on the screen. For more information about working with Pocket Internet Explorer, see 8 - 8 on page 12-7. You can also download software applications from the web. Pocket Internet Explorer Rev D on page 12-11. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 101: Chapter 9 - Wireless Lan (wlan) Communications With 802.11b

    802.11b Wireless Security Supplement Use this configuration utility to configure the radio using WEP (beyond the standard), Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA), and authentication. For details, see this chapter. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide 802.11b Settings 802.11b Wireless Security Supplement Rev D...

  • Page 102: 802.11b Settings

    WEP enabled. Network needs a WEP Key to connect. WEP disabled. Network does not need a WEP Key to connect. Mismatched WEP Key configuration with your network. Online help button. 9 - 2 Using the Status Icon on page 9-9. Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 103: Status Tab

    Tap this button to display detailed TCP/IP information as shown in the following screen: Ping Tap this button to open the Ping Utility window where you can ping IP addresses. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 9 - 3...

  • Page 104: Config Tab

    This section is blank after the initial installation and each hard reset. This section remains blank if there no automatic association preference selected. 9 - 4 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

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    1. Select an SSID in the Active SSID list and tap Add. The SSID moves to the Preferred Profile list. If the SSID has the WEP Key turned on, the Settings window displays and prompts you to enter the WEP Method, Encryption Key, and Key ID. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Name Description Always active, tap this button to create a new profile.

  • Page 106

    Note: The SSID, Type, TX Rate, and Channel fields are unchangeable in AP mode, whereas TX Rate and Channel fields can be changed in Peer-to-Peer mode. 9 - 6 . Complete the Network Profile and Authentication tab windows. Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 107

    Security Supplement. For more information, see Tap this button to save the profile or changes to the profile. Cancel Tap this button to close the window without saving or modifying the profile. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide on page 9-6. 802.11b Wireless Security Supplement...

  • Page 108: Advanced Tab

    Short TX Preamble – Where Sync field consists of 56 bits. Auto TX Preamble – Automatically changes between long and short preamble mode transmission based on AP configurations. This is the default Preamble Mode. 9 - 8 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 109: About Tab

    Note: The Status Icon changes to a crossed lock for the WEP-On AP or a station. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Removes the Status Icon from the bottom tray. A pop- up window asks you to confirm. Click Yes to confirm, or No to cancel.

  • Page 110: 802.11b Wireless Security Supplement

    You need clear information from the network administrator about how the network’s authentication works. The client software supports the following EAP authentication methods: • MD5 • LEAP 9 - 10 Network Profile Tab Rev D on page 9-6. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 111

    3. Will the server accept any trusted Certificate Authority (CA), or is a particular CA required? ____ Any trusted CA is acceptable. ____ A particular CA is required:________________________ 4. Are intermediate certificates allowed? Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 9 - 11...

  • Page 112

    8. Will the server accept any trusted Certificate Authority (CA), or is a particular CA required? ____ Any trusted CA is acceptable. ____ A particular CA is required: _______________________ 9. Are intermediate certificates allowed? ____ No. ____ Yes. 9 - 12 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 113

    ____ A particular CA is required: _______________________ 9. Are intermediate certificates allowed? ____ No. ____ Yes. 10. What is the name of the server? This usually includes the server’s domain, for example: server.big_school.edu. _____________________________ Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 9 - 13...

  • Page 114: Opening The Client

    802.1X packets. Blue There is no 802.11b activity. The port may not be connected to an 802.1X-aware entity. 9 - 14 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 115: Main Screen

    To open the client menu, tap Client in the command bar along the bottom of the window. Menu Item Tapping this item… Close Closes the Client's interface, while leaving the client running. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D Icon Indicators on page 9-14.

  • Page 116: View Menu

    MAC Address of AP columns. Scroll right to see all columns. Event Log The Event Log is a text file that contains status information from the logging function. 9 - 16 Network Cards on page 7-24. Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 117: Help Menu

    Status Bar The status bar displays one of the following depending on the status of connectivity: • “Not Associated” • “AP : [Name of the SSID] MAC : [MAC address].” Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 9 - 17...

  • Page 118: Configuring The Client

    2. Port Settings area - enables you to configure Network Properties settings for individual wireless networks and is accessed from the Port menu. 9 - 18 Accessing the Client Configuration Area Rev D Client Menu on page on page 9-19. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 119

    This applies only to the TLS, TTLS, and PEAP authentication methods and is used to tell the Client what server credentials to accept from the authentication server to verify the server. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Client Menu on page 9-15). The Client Configuration screen opens displaying...

  • Page 120

    Enter a Profile name and tap OK. The name entered appears in the Profile drop-down list. Tapping Delete deletes authentication profiles. To be deleted, a pro- file cannot be assigned to a configured network. Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 121

    This parameter specifies the authentication protocol operating within the secure tunnel. The following protocols are currently supported for TTLS: EAP-MD5, CHAP, PAP, MS-CHAP and MS-CHAP-V2. The following protocols are currently supported for PEAP: EAP-MS-CHAP-V2, TLS/SmartCard, and Generic Token Card (EAP-GTC). Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 9 - 21...

  • Page 122

    The interval at which the client polls the ports. This is used under different circumstances, for instance Timeout after physical changes such as card removal or insertion have been detected. This value should not be changed from the 10-second default unless so advised by technical support. 9 - 22 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 123

    1. On the main screen, tap and hold on a port. The Port popup menu appears. 2. Tap Configure. The Port Settings Configuration screen opens displaying the Wireless Networks tab. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 9 - 23...

  • Page 124

    Displays the properties of the network selected in the list. This button opens the same network configuration screen as the Add button does; use it to edit network configuration properties. 9 - 24 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 125

    If you have a slow authenticator, you may wish to enable this option when configuring the service because a slow authenticator may prevent you from getting a DHCP-assigned IP address upon boot- up. This option is ignored if the given adapter has a static IP address. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 9 - 25...

  • Page 126: Profile Info Tab

    To open the selected profile, select it in the drop-down list and tap View. The User tab opens displaying the profile details. If you tap OK (to save changes) or Cancel, you are returned to the Profile Info tab. 9 - 26 Rev D User Tab on page Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 127: Wep Mgmt Tab

    To change the transmit key, select another key and check the Transmit key box. The check box of the original transmit key will be automatically de-selected. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide ASCII - 5 or 13 characters Hexadecimal - 10 or 26 characters.

  • Page 128: Logging

    If you wish to start with a blank file, exit from the Client (so the icon no longer appears at the lower right of the screen) and delete the log file (log8021x) in File Explorer; see When you restart the Client, a new log file is created. 9 - 28 on page 9-22. Using Find on page 4-10. Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 129: Installing Certificates With Certadd

    The wireless network interface (port) does not appear in the main AEGIS screen. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Possible Causes and Solutions Perform a soft reset. • The license is not valid (If you have entered a time-limited license, is your clock on the device correct?).

  • Page 130

    • Verify that this network profile is the first (or only) one in the Configured Network list and try to restart both clients at roughly the same time. Rev D on page 9-24. 9-25. 9-27. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 131

    EAP-Request to the device. The device sends its credentials to the AP, which in turn relays them to the RADIUS server. The RADIUS server determines whether access to the network is accepted or denied based on the Client's credentials. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D...

  • Page 132

    ISP proxies the credentials to the company's AAA server, which returns a message telling the ISP to either accept or deny the user access. This response is then propagated to the remote user. 9 - 32 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 133

    LEAP is a pre-EAP, Cisco-proprietary protocol, with many of the features of EAP protocols. Cisco controls the ability of other vendors to implement this protocol, so it should be selected for use only when limited vendor choice for client, access-point, and server products is not a concern. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 9 - 33...

  • Page 134

    Support of non-EAP protocols within a secure tunnel? Relative Deployment Complexity Relative Security 9 - 34 TTLS Challenge One-way Mutual Mutual Simple Difficult Moderate Poorest Highest High Rev D PEAP LEAP Mutual Mutual Moderate Moderate High High Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 135: Chapter 10 - Wireless Pan (wpan) Communications With Bluetooth

    • Connectable, Use Authentication, and Use Encryption are also not required for printing or dial-up networking applications. • Check Use Authentication to enable the Use Encryption option. Assign COM Ports Follow these steps to view and/or modify the Bluetooth COM ports. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 10 - 1...

  • Page 136: Discover Bluetooth Device(s)

    1. If not open, launch the Bluetooth Devices folder. Tap on the Bluetooth icon on the Today screen. Select Advanced Features then Bluetooth Devices. 2. In the Bluetooth Devices Folder, tap on the Device Discovery icon. Or you can tap on Tools. In the pop-up menu, select Device Discovery. 10 - 2 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 137: Bond With Discovered Device(s)

    • Do not use this method to bond with a printer! The third-party printing software included on the installation CD also handles bonding. 1. If not open, launch the Bluetooth Devices folder. Tap on the Bluetooth icon in the Today screen. Select Advanced Features, then Bluetooth Devices. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 10 - 3...

  • Page 138

    4. The Bluetooth Device Bonding Wizard launches. Follow the wizard to bond with your selected device. 5. As prompted, make sure the Bluetooth device that you want to bond with is in Bondable mode. 10 - 4 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 139: Set Up Your Favorite Device

    Follow these steps to set up default devices in the Bluetooth Devices folder. Please note that the Get Connected! Wizard automatically assigns the favorite phone. 1. Tap Tools > My Favorites. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 10 - 5...

  • Page 140

    Delete a Device From the Folder If you no longer plan to connect with it, you can delete a device from the Bluetooth Devices folder. 1. If not open, launch the Bluetooth Devices folder. 10 - 6 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 141: Turn Radio Transmitter On/off

    (c) After a successful connection is made, the status screen reports Connected. Now you are ready to synchronize files, if desired. SCENARIO #2: Your Bluetooth Devices folder contains no favorite desktop computer. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 10 - 7...

  • Page 142

    (b) After the search is complete, select the computer you wish to ActiveSync with and tap Select. If the computer is not listed, make sure the computer is discoverable and tap Refresh to search again. (c) After you tap Select, a service discovery phase begins. 10 - 8 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 143: Bluetooth Lan Access

    (d) After a successful connection is made, the status screen reports Connected. (e) Now you are ready to access your LAN for Internet access, files, etc. SCENARIO #2: Your Bluetooth Devices folder contains a favorite access point. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 10 - 9...

  • Page 144

    (d) If the LAN requires a Passkey, a screen appears, asking for the Passkey. Enter the passkey, then tap OK. (e) After a successful connection is made, the screen reports Connected. Now you are ready to access your LAN for Internet access, files, etc. 10 - 10 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 145: Obex

    Note: If the other device is also using the Bluetooth Connection Kit, you can set it up to receive a contact by tapping the Bluetooth icon. In the pop-up menu, tap Transfer via Bluetooth > Receive Contact or File. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D...

  • Page 146

    2. Now you are ready to send a contact. Go to your Contacts folder. 3. Tap and hold your stylus on the contact(s) you would like to send. In the pop-up menu, select Send Via Bluetooth. 10 - 12 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 147

    2. Now you are ready to send a file. Tap the Bluetooth icon. In the pop-up menu, tap Transfer via Bluetooth > Send a File. 3. If your device has no devices in the Bluetooth Devices Folder, then it begins to search for Bluetooth devices nearby. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D...

  • Page 148

    Note: If the other device is also using the Bluetooth Connection Kit, you can enable file sharing by tapping the Bluetooth icon. In the pop-up menu, tap Transfer via Bluetooth > Enable File Sharing. 10 - 14 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 149

    6. After the devices successfully connect, the Bluetooth File Explorer appears. Half of the screen shows contents of the remote device, while the other half shows contents of your device (the local device). The very bottom of the screen reports the connection status. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 10 - 15...

  • Page 150

    Create folder. 3. In the next screen, enter a name for your new folder. Tap OK. 4. The new folder should be listed under the appropriate device. 10 - 16 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 151

    1. Start the disconnection process by either of two methods: • Tap Device > Disconnect. • Tap the Connect icon. 2. Your device disconnects from the remote device. Afterwards, no contents are listed for the remote device. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 10 - 17...

  • Page 152: Enable File Sharing

    Note: The Dialer has been verified to work with Nokia and Ericcson phones and is known not to work with the Motorola 270c, NTT Docomo Paldio 633S or Sony au C413S phone. Results may vary with other phones that are not listed as being supported by the Bluetooth system. 10 - 18 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 153

    4. If you have multiple phone numbers for a contact, a screen appears listing them, including any dialing prefix you may have assigned. Select the phone number you wish to dial. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 10 - 19...

  • Page 154: Get Connected Wizard

    3. Follow the next screen(s) to prepare your specific phone for Bluetooth connections. You may need to do 1, 2 or all of the following steps: (a) Naming your Bluetooth phone (b) Setting your Bluetooth phone in Discoverable mode 10 - 20 space Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 155

    2. Follow the Bluetooth “Get Connected!” Wizard. In the second screen, use the drop-down list to select your Bluetooth phone. The wizard provides tailored instructions for your phone. Note: The screens below are for the Nokia 7650. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 10 - 21...

  • Page 156: Dial Up Connection

    Complete the following steps to create a new Bluetooth internet connection via an ISP. Before setting up dial-up networking, prepare yourself with dial-up information and other necessary settings from your office network or isp. Also, refer to Microsoft’s connection manager for additional information. 10 - 22 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 157

    • Scroll to Connectivity, then press OPTIONS. • The Open option should be highlighted. Press SELECT. • The Bluetooth option should be highlighted. Press OPTIONS. • The Open option should be highlighted. Press SELECT. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 10 - 23...

  • Page 158

    To use a different Bluetooth phone for dial-up networking, you can use the same connection setup, but you must make the new phone your favorite. Just run the Get Connected! Wizard again, select the new phone, and make it your new Favorite when prompted. 10 - 24 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 159: Chapter 11 - Wireless Wan (wwan) Communications With Gsm/gprs

    When the mobile computer is first initialized, the radio driver for the GSM module is installed. Before using the radio, make sure that the GSM radio is enabled. For more information, see Tri-Band Antenna Dolphin 7900 terminals configured with an MC-45 or MC-46 radio feature an external antenna that is optimized for power output and receiver sensitivity. Requirements Using GMS/GPRS on a Dolphin terminal requires a: •...

  • Page 160: Sim Card

    SIM card is installed. Audio Modes The Dolphin 7900 contains both a speaker and a microphone that you can use to send and receive audio signals over the GSM network. For details about the microphone and speaker, see...

  • Page 161: Using Uphone

    To the right of the phone is a bar that indicates signal strength. Medium signal strength. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Tap this icon to display: Rev D Bubble Options Tap Power Phone On to turn the phone on and close the bubble.

  • Page 162

    If not in the Phonebook, the caller’s number displays; if the number can’t be read, “no number” displays. Tap Answer to answer the call; this places any current call on hold. Tap Reject to reject the call. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 163: Using The Dialler

    Tools > Call Log to see a list of the last 20 calls made or received. Tap and hold on an entry in the list and select Dial. Pressing the Send button or ENTER key performs this function only when the phone is in an Idle Status. Sending a Call You can: Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Three information lines: Network–name of service provider. Number/Name–dialed, incoming, and outgoing calls.

  • Page 164: Receiving A Call

    If a second call is coming in, answering it automatically places the first call on hold. You can also reject the second call by tapping the End button. 11 - 6 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 165: Ending A Call

    More than three parties can join a conference call via networking; each of the other parties can add another call to the conference, and so on. End Held Drops the held call, and continues with the currently active call. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide again restores the call on hold. Rev D 11 - 7...

  • Page 166: Touchtones

    Selects a new skin for the uPhone Dialler application. Configuration Opens the uPhone Configuration control panel. Ringtones Opens the ring tone selection control panel. Charging Displays call meter values. 11 - 8 See Page 11-9 11-13 11-19 11-14 11-10 11-11 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 167: Settings Menu

    These eight slots are used to assign the Dialler Speed Dial keys. To assign a number to a Speed Dial slot, tap on an entry to assign the number. Tapping and holding the associated button when in Dialler will automatically dial the assigned contact. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide See Page 11-12...

  • Page 168: Ringtone Configuration

    You can preview each tone by selecting the *.wav file in the drop-down list and tapping the Preview button. Use the slider to set the volume for each tone. While the tone is playing, the Preview button changes to a Stop button; tap it to stop the preview. 11 - 10 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 169: Charging

    Display a window for the subscriber to enter a PIN number–“PIN2”–from the subscriber. When the correct PIN is entered, the maximum available charge units for the user is set on the SIM card. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 11 - 11...

  • Page 170: Ussd

    Sends the text entered in the Message section and begins the USSD session. Ends the USSD session. Message Enter text to a USSD portal. Network message Displays the USSD message received from the network, allowing a session-based interaction. 11 - 12 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 171: Call Log

    From the drop-down list, select the option you want to view. To see everything, select All Calls. Tools Menu Clear Deletes the entire Call Log. Exit Closes the Call Log. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 11 - 13...

  • Page 172: Uphone Configuration

    If the network responds, the uPhone Settings screen displays; the General tab appears first by default. Tab Windows uPhone Configuration consists of five tabs: General, Network, Divert, Bar, and Messaging. Tapping OK accepts any changes and exits the uPhone Configuration. 11 - 14 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 173: General Tab

    Enter the PIN. Tap OK to save the change. While typing, the numbers appear as asterisks to hide the number from observation by third parties. Network Tab The Network tab provides the ability to choose between Automatic and Manual network selection. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 11 - 15...

  • Page 174

    Select this option to not divert calls. This is the default setting for both All Calls and Unavailable lists. Answerphone Select this option to divert calls to voicemail. To number Select this option to forward incoming calls to another number. 11 - 16 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 175

    To save the barring options, tap OK. The system displays a dialog requesting the barring password before sending the updated settings to the network. Type in the password and tap OK. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide No restrictions on outgoing calls.

  • Page 176: Messaging Tab

    This setting enables you to control the number of times the system will try to send an SMS message until the message is sent. Nine is the default number. To change the default, enter the number in the field and tap OK. 11 - 18 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 177: Sms Manager

    Tap on the message and the content of the message appears. Delete a message Tap and hold on the message. Tap Delete on the popup menu that appears. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Tap here Rev D 11 - 19...

  • Page 178: Sending An Sms Message

    If you tap OK before tapping Send, the program requests confirmation before discarding the message. 5. The Sending message box appears over the message. 6. When the message has been sent, the Message sent box appears. 11 - 20 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 179: Edit Menu

    The Edit menu provides the same options as the icons at the top of the screen, with the following additional options: Select All Selects all text in the active message section. Clear Selection De-selects all text in the active message section. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 11 - 21...

  • Page 180: Gprs Settings

    • Type in the APN number • Type in the IP address (Leave blank to use DHCP.) • Select the Protocol 4. Tap OK. You return to the Connections tab. 11 - 22 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 181

    GPRS profile on the VPN tab using the parameters in the following steps. 7. Make sure that GPRS is selected and tap Edit. 8. You can enter a custom name for the connection but leave PhoneTSP Line (GPRS) as the selected modem. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 11 - 23...

  • Page 182

    12. Tap and hold on the GPRS connection and select Connect on the popup menu. 13. You terminal attempts to connect to the GPRS network. When the connection is established, the double arrows appear in the Navigation bar 11 - 24 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 183

    14. To verify your connection, tap Start > Programs > Internet Explorer. Your homepage should appear. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 11 - 25...

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  • Page 185: Chapter 12 - Applications

    1. If you are in Day or Week view, tap the desired date and time for the appointment. 2. Tap New. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide (page 12-17) ® Reader are NOT installed on the Dolphin 7900 when shipped but may be installed from the Rev D 12 - 1...

  • Page 186

    Note: If you select Remind me in an appointment, you will be reminded according to the options set in Start > Settings > Personal tab > Sounds & Reminders. Using the Summary Screen When you tap an appointment in Calendar, a summary screen displays the details of the appointment. 12 - 2 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 187: Contacts

    Contacts maintains the contact information - phone numbers, e-mails, addresses, etc. - you need on your terminal. Note: To change the way information is displayed in the list, tap Tools > Options . Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D...

  • Page 188: Creating A Contact

    • Tap Start > Find, enter the contact name, select Contacts for the type, and then tap Go. 12 - 4 Rev D Notes on page 12-7. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 189: Tasks

    When you tap a contact in the contact list, a summary screen displays their information. Tasks Note: To change the way information is displayed in the list, tap Tools > Options. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 12 - 5...

  • Page 190

    Note: To quickly create a task with only a subject, tap Entry Bar on the Tools menu. Then, tap Tap here to add a new task and enter your task information. Using the Summary Screen When you tap a task in the task list, a summary screen displays the task information. 12 - 6 Notes on page 12-7. Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 191: Notes

    E-mail messages can be synchronized as part of the general synchronization process. You need to enable Inbox synchronization in ActiveSync. For information on enabling Inbox synchronization, see ActiveSync Help on the desktop computer. During synchronization: Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 12 - 7...

  • Page 192

    • Change options for direct e-mail server connections in Inbox on the terminal. Tap Tools and then tap Options. On the Service tab, tap the service you want to change. Tap and hold the service and select Delete to remove a service. 12 - 8 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 193

    4. Tap Send when you’ve finished the message. If you are working offline, the message is moved to the Outbox folder and will be sent the next time you connect. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 12 - 9...

  • Page 194

    To move a message to another folder, in the message list, tap and hold the message, tap Move to on the pop-up menu, and select the desired folder. To create additional folders, tap Tools > Manage Folders. 12 - 10 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 195: Pocket Internet Explorer

    You can use Pocket Internet Explorer to browse Mobile Favorites and channels that have been downloaded without connecting to the Internet. You can also connect to the Internet through an ISP or a network connection and browse the Web. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D...

  • Page 196: Mobile Favorites Folder

    ISP or network to view the content. For more information on synchronization, see ActiveSync Help on the desktop computer. 12 - 12 on page 12-12. One Column View Rev D Using an ISP Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 197

    View, Toolbars, and then Customize. Using Mobile Favorites and Channels 1. Open Pocket Internet Explorer. 2. Tap the Favorites button to display your list of favorites 3. Tap the page you want to view. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 12 - 13...

  • Page 198: Pocket Word

    Pocket Word contains a list of the files stored on the terminal. Tap a file in the list to open it. To delete, make copies of, and send files, tap and hold a file in the list. Then, select the appropriate action on the pop-up menu. 12 - 14 http://avantgo.com/frontdoor/index.html. Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 199: Pocket Excel

    Then select the appropriate action from the pop-up menu. Pocket Excel provides fundamental spreadsheet tools, such as formulas, functions, sorting, and filtering. To display the toolbar, tap View > Toolbar. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D...

  • Page 200

    Format,> Row or Column > Hide. To show a hidden row or column, tap Tools > Go To, and then type a reference that is in the hidden row or column. Then tap Format > Row or Column > Unhide. For more information on using Pocket Excel, tap Start > Help. 12 - 16 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 201: Windows Media Player For Pocket Pc

    This slider indicates the progress of media playback. Tools Menu The tools menu allows you to perform several important functions. About gives you information about the codecs used in your version of WMP. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 12 - 17...

  • Page 202: Msn Messenger

    MSN Messenger. Note: Ensure that you are connected to the Internet (see 1. Tap Start > Programs > MSN Messenger 12 - 18 Connections Tab on page 7-15). Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 203: Pictures

    Choose to view main memory or storage card contents. By tapping and holding on an image, you can create a clone of that file, delete that file, select all files, send file via e-mail, beam picture, or rename the image. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D...

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  • Page 205: Chapter 13 - Dolphin Homebase

    Use only the Li-ion battery packs provided by Hand Held Products. The use of any battery pack not sold/manufactured by Hand Held Products in a Dolphin terminal will void your warranty and may result in damage to the Dolphin terminal or battery.

  • Page 206: Front Panel

    Place the Dolphin terminal in this well to communicate with a host device, power the terminal, and charge its battery pack. If the host device is a desktop computer that uses ActiveSync, synchronization begins immediately. 13 - 2 Terminal Well DOCK COMM Battery Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 207: Back Panel

    Dolphin terminal; see in the Auxiliary Battery Well DC Power Jack Use a power cable from Hand Held Products to supply power to this power jack. For more information, see the Dolphin HomeBase RS-232 Port For RS-232 data communication, use the 9-pin, RS-232 cable from Hand Held Products to connect this port to a peripheral device.

  • Page 208: Rs-232 Serial Connector

    The terminal requires 9.5 volts DC input for communications and battery charging; the power adapter on the power cable converts the voltage from the power source to 9.5 volts DC. Only power adapter cables from Hand Held Products converts the voltage appropriately.

  • Page 209: Charging The Main Battery

    1. Insert the end of the battery without the locking tab into the bottom of the auxiliary well opening. 2. Snap the battery into place with a hinging motion. The Aux Battery LED lights orange. 3. The AUX Battery LED monitors the charge progress. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 13 - 5...

  • Page 210: Activesync Communications With The Homebase

    PC, modem, or any RS-232 device using a standard serial cable and communications software. Maximum data transfer rate is 115 Kbps. Required Equipment for Setup • HomeBase powered by a power adapter cable from Hand Held Products • USB Cable • Serial Cable (for RS-232) •...

  • Page 211

    You can make your own cables by following the pin configuration in the chart below. To do so, you must determine if your host RS-232 device is 9-pin or 25-pin, and whether it is configured as a DCE or DTE device. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D...

  • Page 212

    6. Tap OK and place the Dolphin in the HomeBase. The Dolphin terminal attempts to start an ActiveSync connection with the PC automatically. 13 - 8 IBM XT DB25 Modem DB25 (DTE) (DCE) Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 213: Communicating With The Dolphin Terminal

    • The Dolphin terminal activates. If the terminal does not power on, verify that the Hand Held Products power supply is properly connected to the cradle and plugged into a functioning outlet.

  • Page 214: Mounting The Homebase

    - one at each corner - that help keep it stable and secure when resting on a flat surface. Those rubber feet should be removed with pliers before wall mounting the HomeBase. 1. Secure screws to the bottom panel by sliding them into the available slots. 13 - 10 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 215

    2. Attach the bottom panel to the mounting bracket - match the holes to the secured screws. Open slot for the connector and power cables 3. Fasten the screws to secure the HomeBase to the mounting bracket. 4. Turn the secured HomeBase right side up. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 13 - 11...

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    5. Using the appropriate screws, secure the mounting bracket to the wall or vertical surface as shown. 13 - 12 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 217: Chapter 14 - Dolphin Mobile Base

    Use only the Li-ion battery packs provided by Hand Held Products. The use of any battery pack not sold/manufactured by Hand Held Products in a Dolphin terminal will void your warranty and may result in damage to the Dolphin terminal or battery.

  • Page 218: Dolphin Mobile Base Hardware Overview

    Place the terminal in this well to communicate with a host device and charge the main battery pack. DOCK LED Lights solid green when the Dolphin terminal is properly seated in the terminal well. 14 - 2 COMM LED DOCK LED Spring Arm Assembly on page 14-5.. Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 219: Bottom Panel

    Power Supply Connector Attach a power cable from Hand Held Products to this connector. The Mobile Base can be powered by an external DC power source between 11 VDC to 48 VDC. To run on vehicle power, you can use the 12 VDC cable or 24 VDC cable option.

  • Page 220

    This can power a peripheral device, such as a mobile printer, as long as that peripheral device can accept 500mA at 5 Volts. 14 - 4 Pin # Description Internal Jumper to Pin 6 5 VOLT OUT Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 221: Back Panel

    There are two ball joints: one on the back of the Mobile Base and one on the mounting bracket. Both ball joints are inserted into the mounting bracket and secured by the turnscrew. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D...

  • Page 222: Mounting The Dolphin Mobile Base

    1. Secure the ball joint connector to a stable, mounting surface. When selecting a surface, keep in mind that the power supply and serial connectors point straight out the bottom panel. 14 - 6 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 223: Powering The Dolphin Terminal

    Pin / Input Signal 2 / (RD) 3 / (TD) 5 / (SG) 4 / (DTR) 6 / (DSR) 7 / (RTS) 8 / (CTS) Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide IBM AT DB9 IBM XT DB25 Modem DB25 (DTE) (DTE) (DCE) Rev D...

  • Page 224

    ‘115200 baud is recommended for RS-232 communication. 6. Tap OK. 7. Place the Dolphin in the Mobile Base. The Dolphin attempts to start an ActiveSync connection with the desktop computer automatically. 14 - 8 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 225: Chapter 15 - Dolphin Chargebase

    Use only the Li-ion battery packs provided by Hand Held Products. The use of any battery pack not sold/manufactured by Hand Held Products in a Dolphin terminal will void your warranty and may result in damage to the Dolphin terminal or battery.

  • Page 226: Back Panel

    Supplying Power to the ChargeBase You must use the power adapter provided by Hand Held Products with the Dolphin ChargeBase. Using a non-Hand Held Products power adapter voids your warranty and could result in serious damage to the circuitry of the Dolphin ChargeBase.

  • Page 227: Inserting And Removing Terminals

    The bottom panel of the Dolphin ChargeBase offers two mounting options: insert a DIN Rail in the available slot for desk mounting or secure two mounting brackets with the available screw slots. Screw Slots Rubber Feet DIN Rail Slot Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 15 - 3...

  • Page 228: Using The Mounting Brackets

    1. Secure the screws into the four screw slots on the bottom panel. Insert the heads into the round end and slide towards the narrow end until the screw is secure. 15 - 4 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 229

    2. Attach the bottom panel to the two mounting brackets. 3. Using the nuts and bolts, secure the mounting brackets to the bottom panel. Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Washer/nut sets and screws in slots Rev D 15 - 5...

  • Page 230

    4. Secure the mounting brackets to an appropriate horizontal surface. 15 - 6 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 231: Chapter 16 - Dolphin Quadcharger

    Use only the Li-ion battery packs provided by Hand Held Products. The use of any battery pack not sold/manufactured by Hand Held Products in a Dolphin terminal will void your warranty and may result in damage to the Dolphin terminal or battery.

  • Page 232: Rear Panel

    Has completed its charge cycle and is ready for use. Is being charged at a maximum charge rate. Encountered an error during the most recent charge cycle. Power Switch Rev D 16-2. on page 16-4.. Power Supply Connector Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 233: Supplying Power To The Quadcharger

    Supplying Power to the QuadCharger You must use the power adapter cable from Hand Held Products so that voltage is adjusted appropriately. 1. Locate the AC power adapter cable and plug it into the power source. 2. Connect the power cable to the power adapter.

  • Page 234: Using The Battery Analyzer

    The Dolphin QuadCharger is accumulating battery pack information during the entire Analyze cycle. Do NOT remove the battery until the cycle has been completed. 16 - 4 Status LEDs on page 16-2.. Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 235: Mounting The Quadcharger

    To mount the Dolphin QuadCharger, you slide the DIN Rail into the slot on the bottom panel. Then, using the appropriate nuts and bolts, secure the DIN rail to the desk or wall. Desk Mounting The following graphic displays how to mount the QuadCharger to a desk: Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide Rev D 16 - 5...

  • Page 236: Troubleshooting

    If the red status stays with the charging slot, the problem is associated with the charging circuity. An error occurred during the self-diagnostic test for that particular charging pocket. Call Hand Held Products Product Service and request an RMA. For additional warranty and return information, see page 17-1.

  • Page 237: Chapter 17 - Customer Support

    Hand Held Products provides service for all its products through service centers throughout the world. To obtain warranty or non-warranty service, return the unit to Hand Held Products (postage paid) with a copy of the dated purchase record attached. Contact the appropriate location below to obtain a Return Material Authorization number (RMA #) before returning the product.

  • Page 238: Technical Assistance

    Technical Assistance If you need assistance installing or troubleshooting, please call your Distributor or the nearest Hand Held Products technical support office: North America/Canada: Telephone: (800) 782-4263, option 4 (8 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST) Fax number: (315) 685-4960 E-mail: natechsupport@handheld.com...

  • Page 239: Limited Warranty

    (E) repair or service of the product by anyone other than Hand Held Products or its authorized representatives. This warranty shall extend from the time of shipment for the duration published by Hand Held Products for the product at the time of purchase ("Warranty Period").

  • Page 240

    17 - 4 Rev D Dolphin® 7900 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 242

    Hand Held Products, Inc. 700 Visions Drive P.O. Box 208 Skaneateles Falls, NY 13153-0208 ™ 79-UG Rev D 2/2/06...

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