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Contents For your safety ............. 6 1. Introduction.............. 7 Global Positioning System..............8 2. Get started .............. 11 GPS module parts................. 12 Batteries and chargers................ 13 Install the battery................14 Charge the battery ................16 Protective case..................17 3. Basic use ..............18 Switch the GPS module on and off ..........
Check the GPS module status in the night mode....... 22 Reset the GPS module ................ 23 External antenna.................. 23 Troubleshooting..................23 4. Battery information ..........25 Care and maintenance ..........28...
For your safety Read these simple guidelines. Breaking the rules may be dangerous or illegal. Further detailed information is given in this user guide. INTERFERENCE All wireless devices may be susceptible to interference, which could affect performance. BATTERIES AND CHARGERS Use only approved batteries and chargers.
PCs, PDAs, and other devices. Read this user guide carefully before using the GPS module. Check also www.nokia-asia.com/support or your local Nokia Web site for the latest version of this guide, additional information, downloads, and services related to your Nokia product.
In optimal conditions, the accuracy may be within a few meters. The antenna of the GPS module is located under the Nokia logo, and it should face upwards. Some car windshields and windows may contain metal, which may block or weaken the satellite signals.
I n t r o d u c t i o n Note: The Global Positioning System The Global Positioning System (GPS) is operated by the United States government, which is solely responsible for accuracy and maintenance of the system. The accuracy of location data can be affected by adjustments to GPS satellites made by the United States government and is subject to change with the United States Department of...
I n t r o d u c t i o n Therefore, GPS should not be used for precise location measurement, and you should never rely solely on location data from the GPS receiver. This GPS receiver does not support location of the phone by emergency operators.
• Charge the battery of the GPS module fully. • Pair the compatible phone with the GPS module. Some Nokia phone models, such as the Nokia 9500 Communicator, have a location privacy setting. To provide GPS location data to software applications, →...
G e t s t a r t e d ■ GPS module parts The GPS module contains the following parts shown in Figure 1: Figure 1 1- Power key: Switches the GPS module on and off, or resets the Bluetooth connectivity settings of the GPS module.
G e t s t a r t e d 3 - Indicator lights: Display the current status of the GPS module. Red or green indicates the status of the battery and charging, or indicates that the module is being reset. Blue indicates that the Bluetooth connection is active.
G e t s t a r t e d Warning! Use only batteries and chargers approved by Nokia for use with this particular device. The use of any other types will invalidate any approval or warranty, and may be dangerous.
G e t s t a r t e d 3. Close the back cover (4), and slide it in the direction of the arrow (5) until it locks into place. See Figure 2. Figure 2...
G e t s t a r t e d Charge the battery 1. Plug the charger into its connector on the GPS module. See GPS module parts on page 12. 2. Connect the charger to a power outlet. During charging, the green or red indicator light blinks, depending on whether the GPS module is on (green) or off (red).
G e t s t a r t e d ■ Protective case Place the GPS module in the protective case with the Nokia logo facing upwards. This helps protect the GPS module from accidental knocks, dust, and splashes of water.
B a s i c u s e 3. Basic use The GPS module should only be used outdoors to allow reception of GPS signals. GPS should not be used for precise location measurement, and you should never rely solely on location data from the GPS module.
B a s i c u s e ■ Switch the GPS module on and off To switch the GPS module on or off, press the power key for one second. When you turn on the GPS module, it takes some time for the device to position itself, depending on how long the GPS module has been turned off, and how well it can receive the satellite signals.
B a s i c u s e Bluetooth connection passcode You need a passcode for pairing the GPS module with a compatible device using Bluetooth connectivity. The passcode is 0000. Pair the GPS module with a compatible phone Before you can use the GPS module, you must pair it with a compatible phone.
B a s i c u s e Disconnect the GPS module To disconnect the GPS module, do one of the following: • Disconnect the GPS module from the application you used to establish the connection. • Switch off the GPS module. •...
B a s i c u s e ■ Reset the GPS module To reset the GPS module, press the power key for 10 seconds. During resetting, the green and red indicator lights blink alternately. ■ External antenna You can use an external antenna with a male MCX connector and an input voltage of 3 V.
B a s i c u s e • Make sure the GPS module is switched on and paired with a compatible phone. • Make sure you ended the previous Bluetooth connection from the phone. • Check that the GPS module is within 10 meters of the phone and that there are no obstructions or electronic devices between the two.
When the working times are noticeably shorter than normal, buy a new battery. Use only Nokia approved batteries, and recharge batteries only with Nokia approved chargers designated for this.
B a t t e r y i n f o r m a t i o n Use the battery only for its intended purpose. Never use any charger or battery that is damaged. Do not short-circuit the battery. Accidental short-circuiting can occur when a metallic object, such as a coin, a clip or a pen, causes direct connection of the positive (+) and negative (-) terminals of the battery...
B a t t e r y i n f o r m a t i o n Do not dispose of batteries in a fire! Dispose of batteries according to local regulations. Please recycle when possible. Do not dispose as household waste.
B a t t e r y i n f o r m a t i o n 5. Care and maintenance Your Nokia Wireless GPS Module is a product of superior design and craftsmanship and should be treated with care. The suggestions below will help you protect any warranty coverage: •...
B a t t e r y i n f o r m a t i o n • Do not paint the GPS module. Paint can clog the moving parts and prevent proper operation. If the GPS module is not working properly, take it to your nearest authorised service facility for service.