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  • Page 1 HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter User Guide...
  • Page 2 Publication Number: Q6398–90109 Licensed software © Copyright 2000 – 2007, Broadcom Corporation Notice The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting any additional warranty.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Print from your Bluetooth device...9 General printing...9 Camera phone...9 PDA...10 Camera...10 Computer...10 Use your HP Bluetooth Adapter with your computer Install and configure the software...13 General Windows Bluetooth information...14 Bluetooth tray...14 Access My Bluetooth Places...15 Bluetooth icons...15 Notification area icons...15 Device Icons...16...
  • Page 4 Periodic Search for Devices...46 Determine the Devices that Will be Reported...46 Discover Specific Devices...46 Remove a Device from the List of Devices to be Discovered...46 Temporarily Override the Discovery of Specific Devices...47 Security...47 HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter...
  • Page 5 Authentication...47 Authorization...47 Bluetooth device identity...48 Encryption...48 Link key...48 Pairing devices...48 Passkey...49 Secure connection...49 Security request dialog box...49 Troubleshooting Troubleshooting printing...51 Troubleshooting with computers...52 Technical information Technical specifications...55 Limited warranty statement...56 Customer care...56 Environmental product stewardship program...56 Plastics...57 Material safety data sheets...57 Hardware recycling program...57 Disposal of waste equipment by users in private households in the European Union...58...
  • Page 6 HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter...
  • Page 7: Use Your Hp Bluetooth Adapter For Printing

    In general, Bluetooth wireless technology is a short-range wireless technology that allows connection between devices without requiring a cable. By using your HP Bluetooth Adapter, you can print from your camera phone, PDA, digital camera, or computer to selected HP printers and all in ones.
  • Page 8: Led Behavior

    Remove the cap from the HP Bluetooth Adapter and insert it into the port. LED behavior The LED on the HP Bluetooth Adapter tells you what is going on. • On steady—This is the default state and means the device is installed and has power.
  • Page 9: Security Level

    The following are general instructions for finding your printer or all-in-one's Bluetooth device address. Consult the documentation for your printer or all-in-one for specific instructions. Access the control panel menu and select the HP Bluetooth Adapter option. Select Device address and press OK to display the Bluetooth adapter device address.
  • Page 10: Pda

    A list of Bluetooth devices displays. Select the printing device you want to use. If you are prompted to enter a Passkey, enter the printer's Passkey then tap OK. If you have a Pocket PC with the HP Image Zone, use one of the following methods to print.
  • Page 11 If your computer does not support either of these methods, consult your computer documentation for help printing with Bluetooth. This procedure is for the HP or Widcomm stack. Click the My Bluetooth Places icon on your desktop or in the Task Bar.
  • Page 12 Chapter 1 HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter...
  • Page 13: Use Your Hp Bluetooth Adapter With Your Computer

    During this process, a shortcut to the service is created in My Bluetooth Places, which can be used for subsequent connections. Install and configure the software Follow these instructions to install the Bluetooth software and configure Bluetooth on your computer. Use your HP Bluetooth Adapter with your computer...
  • Page 14: General Windows Bluetooth Information

    The Bluetooth tray resides in the Notification area of the Windows system tray, which is normally at the lower-right corner of the screen in the taskbar. The Bluetooth tray provides fast access to most Bluetooth operations. From the Bluetooth tray, you can do the following: HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter...
  • Page 15: Access My Bluetooth Places

    • Access My Bluetooth Places: Double-click the Bluetooth icon, or right-click the Bluetooth icon and then select Explore My Bluetooth Places. • Access the Bluetooth Setup Wizard: Right-click the Bluetooth icon, and then select Add a Bluetooth DeviceThis wizard enables you to perform the following actions: •...
  • Page 16: Device Icons

    Multiservice devices use a different icon for each service that they provide. Service icons have three states as described below: HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter Normal: Devices that are present in the vicinity are represented by a plain icon.
  • Page 17 (continued) NOTE: hardware) is in use, or because the required hardware is not installed. Example: if the fax modem is busy, or not installed, then the fax service will be unavailable, even though Bluetooth supports that service. NOTE: There are some differences between the service icons used by Windows 9x, ME, and 2000, and those used by Windows XP and Vista.
  • Page 18: Basic Operations

    Tasks menu, select Bluetooth Setup Wizard. NOTE: Depending on the installed operating system and how Windows Explorer is configured, there may also be double-click and/or right-click options available to access the Bluetooth Setup Wizard. HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter...
  • Page 19: Create A Connection From My Bluetooth Places

    Create a connection from My Bluetooth Places From Windows Explorer, in the Folders pane, select My Bluetooth Places, and then select View devices in range. In the right pane of My Bluetooth Places, right-click a device name, and then select Connect.
  • Page 20: Bluetooth Connection Status

    Network Access service. Bluetooth Connection Status The Bluetooth Connection Status dialog box displays information about the state of a connection and provides a means to disconnect an active connection. HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter...
  • Page 21: Send To Bluetooth

    ▲ To access the Connection Status dialog box, in My Bluetooth Places, select a device, and then, in the right pane of My Bluetooth Places, right-click a service name and select Status from the shortcut menu. The Information provided is as follows: •...
  • Page 22: Configure Bluetooth

    File Transfer service and a File Transfer client application. How this computer provides a service to remote devices is configured on the Local Services tab of the Bluetooth configuration panel. HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter...
  • Page 23: Bluetooth Exchange Folder

    How this computer uses a service that is provided by a remote device is configured on the Client Applications tab of the Bluetooth configuration panel. Bluetooth exchange folder This is the highest-level directory on this computer to which a remote Bluetooth device has access.
  • Page 24: Bluetooth Imaging

    Imaging connections close automatically when the image transfer is complete. To abort the image transfer, click Cancel in the transfer dialog box. HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter...
  • Page 25: Human Interface Device

    To configure Bluetooth imaging ▲ On the Client Applications tab, select Bluetooth Imaging and click the Properties button. The Properties dialog allows you to configure the following: • The application name: To change it, highlight the existing name and enter the new name.
  • Page 26: Printer

    Have Disk…, insert the driver disk for the printer, and then navigate to the drive and directory that contain the driver initiation file (*.inf) for the printer. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation. HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter...
  • Page 27: Audio Gateway

    To configure a printer ▲ On the Client Applications tab, select Printer and click the Properties button. The Properties dialog allows you to configure the following: • The application name: To change it, highlight the existing name and enter the new name.
  • Page 28: Pim Synchronization

    NOTE: If synchronization is enabled for a specific item type, but is not enabled for that item type on the remote device, synchronization will not take place for that item. HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter...
  • Page 29: Fax

    The data item types that can be synchronized are: Business cards • Calendar items • E-mail (with or without attachments-see below) • Notes Possible synchronization options for each of these data item types include: • Do Not Synchronize: This item type will not be synchronized. •...
  • Page 30: File Transfer

    Bluetooth Exchange Folder: Sends the selected file to the Bluetooth exchange folder on this computer. • Rename: Applies only to empty folders; file names and the names of folders that contain objects cannot be changed using this technique. HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter...
  • Page 31: Pim Item Transfer

    To configure file transfer ▲ On the Client Applications tab, select File Transfer and click the Properties button. The Properties dialog allows you to configure the following: • The application name: To change it, highlight the existing name and enter the new name.
  • Page 32: Dial-Up Networking

    For example, you can open a browser and explore the World Wide Web, if the remote computer has Internet access. HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter The selected Received Business Cards option does not influence the...
  • Page 33: Network Access

    Configure Dial-up Networking ▲ On the Client Applications tab, select Dial-up Networking and click the Properties button. The Properties dialog allows you to configure the following: • The application name: To change it, highlight the existing name and enter the new name.
  • Page 34: Bluetooth Services

    In the Bluetooth configuration panel, Local Services tab, highlight the service to be configured, and then click Properties (or double-click the service). Common Configuration Settings These properties can be set individually for each Bluetooth service: HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter...
  • Page 35: Notifications

    • Service Name: The default name of each service can be changed. • Secure Connection: Requires that remote devices provide proof of identity and that all data be encrypted. • Startup Automatically: Starts the service automatically when Bluetooth is started. •...
  • Page 36: Audio Gateway

    From the Windows system tray, right-click the Bluetooth icon, select Advanced Configuration then Local Services, and then double-click the Bluetooth Imaging service. Set the common configuration properties of the service, and then click OK. HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter...
  • Page 37: Bluetooth Serial Port

    Bluetooth Serial Port The Bluetooth Serial Port service enables a remote Bluetooth device to establish a wireless serial connection with this computer. The wireless serial connection may be used by applications as though a physical serial cable connected the devices. To establish a Bluetooth Serial Port connection: The connection must be initiated from the remote device by the Bluetooth Serial Port application.
  • Page 38: Fax Service

    Potential menu options include: • Open: Opens the selected file on this computer, using the default application for this type of file. • Print: Sends the selected file to this computer’s default printer. HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter...
  • Page 39: Headset Service

    • Send To • 3 ½ floppy (A) - sends the selected file to the 3 ½ inch floppy drive on this computer • Public Folder on My Device: Sends the selected file to the Public Folder on this computer. •...
  • Page 40: Network Access

    Server has access to the Local Area Network (LAN). If the LAN provides Internet access, the connection can be verified by using the server’s browser to connect to the Internet through the LAN. HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter...
  • Page 41: Pim Item Transfer

    Configure Bluetooth: Right-click the Bluetooth icon in the notification area, select Advanced Configuration, and then a. From the Local Services tab, select Network Access, and then click Properties. b. From the General tab, in the Select the type of service drop-down list, select Allow other devices to access the Internet/LAN via this computer, and then in the Connection Sharing section, select Configure Connection Sharing to display •...
  • Page 42 Information Manager that stores the default business card. Click the down-arrow in the PIM shortcut menu and select the PIM to be used. On subsequent appearances of this dialog box, the PIM selection option is not available. HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter...
  • Page 43: Pim Synchronization

    Change the Selected PIM On the PIM Item Transfer properties page, Received items section, there is a Business Cards shortcut menu. When a PIM was selected during initial setup the selected item in this menu was set to the same PIM. To change the PIM used for the default business card, open this shortcut menu and select a new PIM.
  • Page 44: Hardware Settings

    From this dialog box you can set the: • Country Code • North America, Europe (except France), and Japan • France and China • Maximum Transmission Power • High • Medium • HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter...
  • Page 45: Accessibility Settings

    Click Apply to implement the changes. A dialog box is displayed with notification that the Bluetooth device attached to this computer must be reset before the change(s) will take effect. Click Yes to reset the Bluetooth device now. All open Bluetooth connections will be closed.
  • Page 46: Discovery Settings

    In the Bluetooth Configuration Panel, from the Discovery tab, select the device to be removed and click the Delete button. NOTE: If Report only selected Bluetooth devices is not selected, the Delete button will not be available. HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter...
  • Page 47: Temporarily Override The Discovery Of Specific Devices

    When all devices are deleted, an error message will appear if Report all Bluetooth devices is not selected. Security Your HP Bluetooth Adapter provides several ways to secure your wireless transmissions. Authentication Authentication is used to verify identity; it requires a passkey or link key from the remote device.
  • Page 48: Bluetooth Device Identity

    The server displays an Authorization balloon over the notification area, which is located at the far right of the taskbar. The server user must acknowledge the Authorization balloon or the connection will fail and the file will not be transferred. HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter...
  • Page 49: Passkey

    If there are no duplicate files, the Authorization balloon is displayed on the server immediately. To Pair with Another Device If Secure Connection is enabled, the first time two devices attempt to connect, a prompt to pair the devices is displayed. Follow the on-screen instructions to successfully exchange a passkey and complete the pairing process.
  • Page 50 Chapter 2 HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter...
  • Page 51: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting printing Table 3-1 Bluetooth sending device cannot find printer The HP Bluetooth Adapter is not plugged into the printer or the printer is turned off. Accessibility is set to “Not Visible”. Security level is set to “High".
  • Page 52: Troubleshooting With Computers

    Table 3-7 Dial-up networking service does not start The Dial-up Networking service will not start unless a properly configured modem is attached to the server. HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter Change the setting in your camera to take pictures with the highest quality. NOTE:...
  • Page 53 Table 3-8 How do I Determine the Bluetooth device address (BDA) of my hardware device Determine the version of the host controller interface (HCI) Determine the version of the link manager protocol (LMP) Find information about the Bluetooth hardware attached to my computer Test a network access connection •...
  • Page 54 Additional Bluetooth Serial Ports can be added if they are required. HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter To enable Internet Connection Sharing: • Disable Sharing for the Ethernet adapter •...
  • Page 55: Technical Information

    Technical information Technical specifications General • Bluetooth Specification 2.0 compliant • Power Requirement: Provided by the host • Power Consumption at 5V • 1mA at standby • 7mA at idle • 65mA (typical) at point-point operation • 75mA (max) at operation Radio •...
  • Page 56: Limited Warranty Statement

    Limited warranty statement Customer care For assistance, call 1-800-HP-INVENT (North America only) or go to the Customer Care website at www.hp.com/support. Environmental product stewardship program Hewlett-Packard is committed to providing quality products in an environmentally sound manner. Design for recycling has been incorporated into this product. The number of materials has been kept...
  • Page 57: Plastics

    Customers without Internet access should contact their local HP Customer Care Center. Hardware recycling program HP offers an increasing number of product return and recycling programs in many countries, as well as partnering with some of the largest electronic recycling centers throughout the world. HP also conserves resources by refurbishing and reselling some of its most popular products.
  • Page 58: Disposal Of Waste Equipment By Users In Private Households In The European Union

    Regulatory notices The HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter meets product requirements from regulatory agencies in your country/region. This section contains the following topics: •...
  • Page 59: Regulatory Model Identification Number

    For regulatory identification purposes, your product is assigned a Regulatory Model Number. The Regulatory Model Number for your product is SDCAB-0705. This regulatory number should not be confused with the marketing name (HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter) or product number (bt500).
  • Page 60: Vcci (Class B) Compliance Statement For Users In Japan

    20 cm (8 inches) during normal operation. European Union regulatory notice HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter The radiated output power of this device is far below the FCC radio...
  • Page 61: Notice To Users In Brazil

    Notice to users in Brazil Aviso aos usuários no Brasil Este equipamento opera em caráter secundário, isto é, não tem direito à proteção contra interferência prejudicial, mesmo de estações do mesmo tipo, e não pode causar interferência a sistemas operando em caráter primário. (Res.ANATEL 282/2001). Notice to users in Canada Notice to users in Canada/Note à...
  • Page 62: Notice To Users In Pakistan

    Chapter 4 Notice to users in Pakistan Taiwan DGT warning statement Notice to users in Taiwan HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter...
  • Page 63: Notice To Users In Russia

    Notice to users in Russia Notice to users in South Africa TA-2007/172 APPROVED Regulatory wireless statements...
  • Page 64: Declaration Of Conformity (European Economic Area)

    Department HQ-TRE / Standards Europe, Herrenberger Strasse 140, D-71034 Böblingen, Germany (FAX: +49-7031-14-3143) USA Contact: Product Regulations Manager, Hewlett Packard Company, San Diego, (858) 655-4100 HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY according to ISO/IEC 17050-1 and EN 17050-1 Hewlett-Packard Company 8000 Foothills Blvd.
  • Page 65: Index

    Index access modes printing 8 audio 27 Bluetooth Windows information 14 Bluetooth application audio 27 dial-up networking 32 fax 29 file transfer 30 headset 27 HID 25 PIM item transfer 31 PIM synchronization 28 serial port 33 Bluetooth applications computer 23 imaging 24 Bluetooth device address printing 9...
  • Page 66 7 software installing 13 start or stop Bluetooth 18 HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter...