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    MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide...

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    MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide 72E-69841-02 Rev. A August 2007...

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    Motorola. No right to copy a licensed program in whole or in part is granted, except as permitted under copyright law. The user shall not modify, merge, or incorporate any form or portion of a licensed program with other program material, create a derivative work from a licensed program, or use a licensed program in a network without written permission from Motorola.

  • Page 5: Revision History

    Revision History Changes to the original manual are listed below: Change Date Description -01 Rev A 04/07/05 Initial release. -02 Rev A 08/31/07 Re-branding.

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    MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents Patents..............................ii Revision History............................ iii About This Guide Introduction ............................ix Documentation Set Features..............................x Chapter Descriptions ..........................x Notational Conventions......................... xi Related Documents and Software ......................xii Service Information..........................xii Chapter 1: Getting Started Introduction ............................1-1 Unpacking the Mobile Computer ......................1-1 Accessories ............................

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Chapter 2: Accessories Introduction ............................2-1 Cradles ............................2-1 Cables ............................2-1 Single Slot Serial/USB Cradle ......................2-2 Setup .............................. 2-3 Battery Charging ..........................2-4 Four Slot USB Cradle .......................... 2-6 Setup .............................. 2-6 Battery Charging ..........................

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Chapter 6: Creating/Loading Hex Images Introduction ............................6-1 Starting Terminal Configuration Manager .................... 6-2 Defining Script Properties ........................6-4 Creating the Script for the Hex Image ....................6-5 Opening a New or Existing Script ....................6-5 Updating TCM 1.X Scripts ......................6-5 Copying Components to the Script ....................

  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Troubleshooting ........................... 8-2 Mobile Computer ..........................8-2 Cables ............................8-6 Appendix A: Technical Specifications Technical Specifications ........................A-1 Mobile Computer ..........................A-1 Single-Slot Serial/USB Cradle ....................... A-3 Four-Slot USB Cradle ........................A-4 Mobile Computer Pin-Outs ........................

  • Page 11: About This Guide, Documentation Set

    NOTE Screens and windows pictured in this guide are samples and can differ from actual screens. Documentation Set The documentation set for the MC1000 is divided into guides that provide information for specific user needs. • Microsoft Application Guide - describes how to use Microsoft developed applications.

  • Page 12: Keypad

    MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Features The following MC1000 configurations are available: • Operating System: Microsoft Windows CE .NET 4.2 Core • Memory Configuration: 32 MB RAM/32 MB Flash • Display: monochrome 240 x 240 pixel, 2.2” diagonal, non-touch •...

  • Page 13: Notational Conventions

    • Chapter 4, Software Installation on Development PC, provides instructions for installing the Device Configuration Package (DCP) for MC1000 and the SMDK for eVC4 on the host computer. • Chapter 5, Software Installation on Mobile Computer, provides information for downloading software and files to the mobile computer.

  • Page 14: Service Information

    Software type and version number Motorola responds to calls by email, telephone or fax within the time limits set forth in support agreements. If your problem cannot be solved by Motorola Enterprise Mobility Support, you may need to return your equipment for servicing and will be given specific directions.

  • Page 15: Introduction, Unpacking The Mobile Computer

    Lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery or three AAA batteries • Wrist strap • Regulatory Guide • Quick Start Guide. Inspect the equipment for damage. If any equipment is missing or damaged, contact the Motorola Enterprise Mobility support immediately. See Service Information on page xii for contact information.

  • Page 16: Accessories

    Symbol mobile computers running the Microsoft Windows Mobile 2003 for eVC4) Software for Pocket PCs operating system. Available at: http://www.symbol.com/MC1000 Platform SDK Used in conjunction with the SMDK for eVC4 to create Windows CE applications for the MC1000 mobile computer. Available at: http://devzone.symbol.com/.

  • Page 17: Parts, Getting Started, Main Battery Installation

    Main Battery Installation The MC1000 uses either a rechargeable 1800 mAh Li-ion battery or three standard alkaline AAA batteries. Charge the Li-ion battery before using the mobile computer. If the Li-ion battery is not charged, see...

  • Page 18: Li-ion Battery Installation

    1 - 4 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Li-ion Battery Installation To install the Li-ion battery: Pull back the two battery door latches. Lift the battery door. Battery Door Removal Figure 1-2 CAUTION The battery door might not closed properly if the battery adapter clip is not positioned correctly.

  • Page 19: Aaa Battery Installation, Battery Charging

    Getting Started 1 - 5 AAA Battery Installation To install the optional AAA batteries: Pull back the two battery door latches. Lift the battery cover. The battery door might not closed properly if the battery adapter clip is not positioned correctly. CAUTION Damage to the battery adapter clip and battery door may occur.

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    1 - 6 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide The mobile computer is equipped with a memory backup battery which automatically charges from the main battery. When the mobile computer is used for the first time, the backup battery requires approximately 20 hours to fully charge.

  • Page 21: Starting The Mobile Computer, Resetting The Mobile Computer

    Performing a Warm Boot To perform a warm boot press and hold the Power button until a message appears to warm boot the mobile computer. As the mobile computer initializes, the MC1000 desktop appears. CAUTION Files that remain open during a warm boot may not be retained.

  • Page 22: Waking The Mobile Computer, Li-ion Battery Removal

    1 - 8 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Waking the Mobile Computer The wakeup condition settings define what actions wake up the mobile computer. The settings are subject to change/update. Wakeup Conditions (Default Settings) Table 1-3 Status Description...

  • Page 23: Aaa Batteries Removal, Spare Battery Charging, Sd Memory Card

    Getting Started 1 - 9 AAA Batteries Removal To remove the AAA batteries: NOTE Pulling back the left battery door latch places the mobile computer in suspend mode. Press the red Power button to turn off the screen and place the mobile computer in suspend mode. Pull back the two battery door latches.

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    1 - 10 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Captive Screws SD Card Cover Screw Removal Figure 1-8 Remove the SD card cover. SD Card Slot SD Card Cover Removal Figure 1-9 Insert the SD memory card into the SD card slot. Note the position of the notch on SD card.

  • Page 25: Wrist Strap

    Getting Started 1 - 11 SD Card Installation Figure 1-10 Replace the SD card cover. Secure the two captive screws. Wrist Strap The wrist strap can be installed on either the right or left tether point. To install the wrist strap: Thread the wrist strap loop through the tether point.

  • Page 26: Handstrap

    1 - 12 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Slip Wrist Strap Through Loop Figure 1-12 Handstrap Install the optional handstrap on either the right or left tether point. To install the handstrap: Insert the handstrap clip into the slot at the bottom of the mobile computer.

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    Getting Started 1 - 13 Handstrap Loop Insert Loop into Tether Point Figure 1-15 Slip the Velcro end of the handstrap through the loop and pull taught. Slip End Through Loop Figure 1-16 Slide the Velcro end through the clip. Slide Handstrap through Clip Figure 1-17...

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  • Page 29: Cradles, Introduction, Cables

    Chapter 2 Accessories Introduction MC1000 accessories provide a variety of product support capabilities. Accessories include cradles and cables. Cradles • Single Slot Serial/USB cradle charges the mobile computer Li-ion battery and/or a spare battery. It also synchronizes the mobile computer with a host computer through either a serial or a USB connection.

  • Page 30: Single Slot Serial/usb Cradle

    2 - 2 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Single Slot Serial/USB Cradle This section provides information and setup instructions for the Single Slot Serial/USB Cradle. Charge LED Scan LED Mobile Computer Slot Spare Battery Charging LED Single Slot Serial/USB Cradle Figure 2-1 NOTE Use only a Symbol-approved power supply output rated 5.4 VDC and minimum 3A.

  • Page 31: Setup

    Accessories 2 - 3 • Charges the mobile computer’s Li-ion battery. • Charges a spare Li-ion battery. Setup Figure 2-2 illustrates connecting the cradle to an RS-232 port and Figure 2-3 illustrates connecting the cradle to a USB port. After setting up the Single Slot Serial/USB cradle, see Communication on page 2-9 for information on setting up the mobile computer for communication with a host device.

  • Page 32: Battery Charging

    2 - 4 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide USB Port AC Line Cord Power Supply DC Cable USB Cable USB Port Power Port Single Slot Serial/USB Cradle - USB Setup Figure 2-3 Battery Charging The Single Slot Serial/USB cradle can charge the mobile computer’s Li-ion battery and a spare Li-ion battery simultaneously.

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    Accessories 2 - 5 Battery Tab Spare Battery Power Port Inserting the Spare Li-ion Battery into the Cradle Figure 2-4 The cradle Spare Battery Charge LED indicates the spare battery charging status. See Table 2-1 for charging status indications. To remove the battery, pull the battery tab away from the mobile computer slot and lift the battery out of the slot. The Li-ion battery charges in less than four hours.

  • Page 34: Four Slot Usb Cradle, Setup

    2 - 6 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Four Slot USB Cradle This section describes how to set up and use the Four Slot USB Cradle with the mobile computer. Charge LED Scan LED Power LED Four Slot Charge Only Cradle Figure 2-5 NOTE Use only a Symbol-approved power supply output rated 12 VDC and minimum 3A.

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    +104° F (0° C to +40° C). UConnect software must be loaded onto the mobile computer for proper ActiveSync operation. Refer to the MC1000 Integrator Guide for installing UConnect onto the mobile computer. To charge the mobile computer: Connect the Four Slot USB cradle to a power source.

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    2 - 8 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Cables This section describes how to set up and use the cables. NOTE Use only a Symbol-approved power supply output rated 5.4 VDC and minimum 3A. The power supply is certified to EN60950 with SELV outputs.

  • Page 37: Communication, Battery Charging, Installing Communication Software, Serial Connection Setup

    Accessories 2 - 9 Battery Charging NOTE To charge the battery for your mobile device, battery and charger temperatures must be between +32° F and +104° F (0° C to +40° C). The Serial Charge cable and the USB Charge cable can charge the mobile computer’s Li-ion battery. Connect the cables as described above.

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    2 - 10 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide PC Connection Window Figure 2-8 Press F - TAB to highlight on the Change Connection... button. Press ENT. The Change Connection window appears. Change Connection Window Figure 2-9 Use the scroll up and down keys to select: Serial 3 115200.

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    Accessories 2 - 11 ActiveSync - Not Connected Figure 2-10 In the ActiveSync window, select File - Connection Settings and ensure the selections shown in Figure 2-11 are made. (Select the appropriate COM port for the host computer.) Serial Connection Settings Figure 2-11 Click OK to save any changes made.

  • Page 40: Usb Connection Setup

    2 - 12 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide USB Connection Setup On the mobile computer press F - CTRL - F- ESC to open the Start menu. Scroll up to Settings and press ENT. The Control Panel appears.

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    Accessories 2 - 13 Ensure that ActiveSync is installed on the host computer and a partnership is established, see Setting Up an ActiveSync Connection on the Host Computer on page 3-2. Start ActiveSync if it is not running on the host computer. To start, select Start - Programs - Microsoft ActiveSync.

  • Page 42: Uconnect, Installing Uconnect, Configuring Uconnect

    2 - 14 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Upon connection, synchronization occurs automatically. UConnect UConnect software enables automatic synchronization of every mobile computer inserted in the Four-Slot USB cradle. Installing UConnect To install UConnect via the .CAB file: Download the UConnect .CAB file from the Support Central website, http://www.symbol.com/support, to the...

  • Page 43: Manually Synchronizing, Uconnect Status

    Accessories 2 - 15 the cradle to synchronize the mobile computer and the host computer. If another inserted mobile computer is synchronizing, UConnect reschedules synchronization based on the connection retry interval setting. Deselect this check box to restore control of cradle events to ActiveSync. This may be necessary when temporarily connecting to a non-partnered host computer as a guest.

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    2 - 16 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide UConnect Status Window Figure 2-17 • The Dock status: field indicates the current docked status of the mobile computer. • The Last sync time: field indicates the date and time the last synchronization session started. If UConnect has not performed synchronization, None appears.

  • Page 45: Chapter 3: Activesync Introduction, Mobile Computer Setup

    Chapter 3 ActiveSync Introduction To communicate with the host computer, install Microsoft ActiveSync (version 3.7 or higher) on the host computer. Changes made on the mobile computer or host computer appear in both places after synchronization. ActiveSync software: • Allows working with mobile computer-compatible host applications on the host computer. ActiveSync replicates data from the mobile computer so the host application can view, enter, and modify data on the mobile computer.

  • Page 46: Installing Activesync, Setting Up An Activesync Connection On The Host Computer

    3 - 2 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Installing ActiveSync To install ActiveSync on the host computer, download the latest version of the software from the Microsoft web site at http://www.microsoft.com. Refer to the installation and RAS instructions included with the ActiveSync software.

  • Page 47: Setting Up A Partnership

    ActiveSync 3 - 3 Select the Show status icon in Taskbar check box. Click OK to save any changes made. Setting up a Partnership After ActiveSync installation is complete, the ActiveSync Setup Wizard sets up a partnership to synchronize information between the mobile computer and host computer and customize synchronization settings. To set up a partnership: If the Get Connected window does not appear on the host computer, select Start - Programs - Microsoft ActiveSync - File - Get Connected.

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    3 - 4 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide How To Sync Window Figure 3-5 Click the Synchronize with this desktop computer radio button and select Next. The New Partnership/Select Number of Partnerships window appears. Select Number of Partnerships Figure 3-6 Click the Yes, I want to synchronize with only this computer radio button and then select Next.

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    ActiveSync 3 - 5 Select Synchronization Settings Window Figure 3-7 To synchronize a particular type of information, select its check box. To stop synchronization of that information, clear its check box. Select Next. The New Partnership/Setup Complete window appears. Setup Complete Window Figure 3-8 Select Finish.

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    3 - 6 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide ActiveSync Connected Window Figure 3-9 The first synchronization copies information stored on the host computer to the mobile computer. When the copy is complete and all data is synchronized, disconnect the mobile computer from the host computer, if desired.

  • Page 51: Required System Configurations

    Symbol value-add APIs. The Windows CE Platform SDK for the MC1000 is used in conjunction with the SMDK for eVC4 to create Windows CE applications for the MC1000 mobile computer. The Platform SDK installs a new Windows CE device type and its associated libraries onto the development PC.

  • Page 52: Dcp For Mc1000, Installing, Components

    Download the DCP from the Support Central website, http://www.symbol.com/support: Select Software Downloads. Select MC1000. On the MC1000 Product page, select the Device Configuration Package (DCP) for MC1000 from the Software Downloads section. Save the .exe file to the development computer.

  • Page 53: Platform Sdk

    Download the appropriate Platform SDK from the Support Central web site, http://www.symbol.com/support. Select Software Downloads. Select MC1000. On the MC1000 Product page, select the appropriate Platform SDK for MC1000 from the Software Downloads section. Save the .exe file to the development computer.

  • Page 54: Symbol Mobility Developer Kits, Installing Other Development Software, Software Updates

    Download the SMDK from the Support Central website, http://www.symbol.com/support: Select Software Downloads. Select MC1000. On the MC1000 Product page, select the appropriate Symbol Mobility Developer Kit for C from the Software Downloads section. Save the .exe file to the development computer.

  • Page 55: Activesync

    Chapter 5 Software Installation on Mobile Computer Introduction With the appropriate accessory, software, and connection, the mobile computer can share information with the host device. This chapter provides information about installing software and files on the mobile computer. To download and install software use: •...

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    5 - 2 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide ActiveSync Connected Window Figure 5-1 Select Explore. ActiveSync Explorer Figure 5-2 Double-click a folder to expand the contents of the folder. Application Folder Contents Figure 5-3...

  • Page 57: Adding Programs

    Software Installation on Mobile Computer 5 - 3 Use Explorer to locate the host computer directory that contains the file to download. Click that directory in the left pane to display its contents in the right pane. Drag the desired file(s) from the host computer to the desired mobile device folder. •...

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    Application partitions provided on the mobile computer. The standard Platform partition contains drivers while the Application partition contains demo applications and optional components. The standard TCM scripts can be found in the following folder: C:\Program Files\Symbol Windows CE SMDK (MC1000)\SymbolPlatforms \MC1000\TCMScripts.

  • Page 60: Starting Terminal Configuration Manager

    6 - 2 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Starting Terminal Configuration Manager Click the Windows start menu TCM icon (Symbol Windows CE SMDK for Series 1000) to start TCM. The TCM window appears displaying two child windows: Script1 and File Explorer. The Script1 window contains a newly created script and the File Explorer window contains a file explorer view used for selecting files to place in the script.

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    Creating/Loading Hex Images 6 - 3 TCM Components (Continued) Table 6-1 Icon Component Function Large icons button View the current script items as large icon. Small icons button View the current script items as small icon. List button View the current script items as a list. Details button View the current script items with more details.

  • Page 62: Defining Script Properties

    6 - 4 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Defining Script Properties Define script properties before creating a script This defines the type of mobile computer, flash type, number of disks being created, and the memory configuration of each disk partition.

  • Page 63: Creating The Script For The Hex Image, Opening A New Or Existing Script

    A script file can be created from scratch or based on an existing script file. Click Create to create a new script or click Open to open an existing script (for example, a script provided in the MC1000 DCP). If changes are made to an existing script saving the changes overwrites the original script.

  • Page 64: Saving The Script, Building The Image

    6 - 6 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Saving the Script To save modifications to a script file use the Save or the Save As function. Saving changes to an existing script over writes the original script. To use a Symbol-supplied standard script as a base and save the changes in a new script, use the Save As function.

  • Page 65: Downloading The Hex Image, Using A Serial Or Usb Connection

    For downloads using either a serial or a USB connection, connect the mobile computer to the development computer using the Single Slot Serial/USB cradle or MC1000 Communication/Charge cables. Ensure that power is applied to the mobile computer. To ensure a successful download, do not remove power from CAUTION the mobile computer while in IPL mode.

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    6 - 8 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide IPL Menu Partitions (Continued) Table 6-2 Partition Name Description Splash Screen Contains the splash screen that displays while booting the mobile computer. Note: Splash screens are generated from .bmp images. See Splash Screen Format on page 6-17.

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    Creating/Loading Hex Images 6 - 9 If the ActiveSync Uart - Serial transport method is selected, the Select Baud Rate menu appears. Select Baud Rate 115200 57600 38400 19200 9600 Previous Select Baud Rate Menu Figure 6-8 Use the up and down scroll keys to select the appropriate baud rate, then press ENT. Before the download starts, if ActiveSync Uart - Serial was selected in the Select Transport menu, Waiting for Data appears in the Device Status field.

  • Page 68: Using A Sd/mmc Card

    6 - 10 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Load Terminal Window - Serial Tab Figure 6-10 Select the Image Files To Load. NOTE The USB: Symbol Device option does not appear on the Comm Port drop-down list until after the Waiting for Download message has completed.

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    Creating/Loading Hex Images 6 - 11 Install the SD/MMC card into the mobile computer. See SD Memory Card on page 1-9 for SD card installation instructions. Press and hold a yellow Scan button and the Power button simultaneously until the mobile computer resets into IPL.

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    6 - 12 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Select File Name 10XXC42SPL002.hex 10XXC42XMON1.0.hex 1000-KH0LAXU00.hex 10XXC42APP470006.hex 10XXC42ENOS010006.hex 10XXC42PLAT470006.hex 10XXC42PM1524.hex 10XXC42PTBL470006.hex Previous Select File Name Menu Figure 6-14 Use the up and down scroll keys to select the file to download.

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    Creating/Loading Hex Images 6 - 13 Downloading ..Application via SD/MMC 10XXC42APP470006.hex ##____________________ 10% Downloading Screen Figure 6-16 When complete, Device Status displays Result was: Success!, or in the case of an error, the cause of the error. Downloading: “Partition Name”...

  • Page 72: Tcm Error Messages

    6 - 14 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide TCM Error Messages TCM validates the cells in the partition table when the Execute button is clicked. Cells highlighted in red contain an error. Partition loading is disabled until all errors are corrected.

  • Page 73: Ipl Error Detection

    Creating/Loading Hex Images 6 - 15 TCM Error Messages (Continued) Table 6-3 Error Description/Solution Corrupt TCM.INI file! (Invalid value The VolumeDivisor entry is missing or invalid in the TCM.ini. Reinstall TCM of VolumeDivisor) or recover TCM.ini. Invalid version of TCM script file The TCM script was not created by this version of TCM.

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    6 - 16 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide To find the probable cause of the error, use the error number and/or the error text displayed on the screen to look up the error in Table 6-4. IPL Errors...

  • Page 75: Creating A Splash Screen, Splash Screen Format

    The file format is invalid. IPL only supports Symbol hex files. Creating a Splash Screen The MC1000 CDCP includes source bitmap files used to create the default splash screens for the mobile computer. Modify these files using any of the standard windows image editors to allow customization.

  • Page 76: Flash Storage, Ffs Partitions, Working With Ffs Partitions, Regmerge.dll

    6 - 18 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Flash Storage In addition to the RAM-based storage standard on Windows CE mobile computers, the mobile computer is also equipped with a non-volatile Flash-based storage area which can store data (partitions) that can not be corrupted by a cold boot.

  • Page 77: Copyfiles, Non-ffs Partitions

    “>”. The following example from the file application.cpy is contained on the demo application partition included in the MC1000 DCP. Also obtain this from the Support Central web site at http://www.symbol.com/support.

  • Page 78: Downloading Partitions To The Mobile Computer, Partition Update Vs. File Update, Upgrade Requirements

    Partition Update vs. File Update There are two types of updates supported by the mobile computer: partitions and files. The MC1000 uses the same file system as the file system used on a desktop computer. A file is a unit of data that can be accessed using a file name and a location in the file system.

  • Page 79: Chapter 7: Airbeam Smart Introduction, Airbeam Package Builder

    Chapter 7 AirBEAM Smart Introduction The AirBEAM Smart product allows specially designed software packages to be transferred between a host server and handheld devices. Before transfer, AirBEAM Smart checks and compares package version, so that only updated packages are loaded. AirBEAM Smart resides on client devices and allows them to request, download and install software, as well as to upload files and status data.

  • Page 80: Airbeam Smart Client, Airbeam Smart License, Configuring The Airbeam Smart Client

    7 - 2 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide AirBEAM Smart Client The AirBEAM Smart Client is installed on the handheld mobile computer. It is configured with the server access information, the names of the packages to be downloaded and other controlling parameters. When the AirBEAM Smart Client is launched, the device connects to the specified FTP server and checks the packages it is configured to look for.

  • Page 81: Packages(1) Tab, Packages(2) Tab

    AirBEAM Smart 7 - 3 Packages(1) Tab This tab is used to specify the package name of the first four of eight packages that are to be loaded during the AirBEAM Smart synchronization process. The specified package name must correspond to a package that is available on the specified package server. Package (1) Tab Table 7-1 Field...

  • Page 82: Server Tab, Misc(1) Tab

    7 - 4 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Server Tab This tab is used to specify the configurations of the server to which the client connects during the package synchronization process. Server Tab Table 7-2 Field Description IP Address The IP Address of the server.

  • Page 83: Misc(2) Tab

    AirBEAM Smart 7 - 5 Misc (1) Tab (Continued) Table 7-3 Field Description Suppress This checkbox specifies whether the automatic insertion of a file path separator character should Separator be suppressed when the client generated server package definition file names. When enabled, the parameter also disables the appending of .apd to the package.

  • Page 84: Misc(3) Tab, Synchronizing With The Server, Manual Synchronization

    7 - 6 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Misc (2) Tab (Continued) Table 7-4 Field Description Wait This checkbox specifies whether the AirBEAM Smart Client waits for the WELCOME windows to be Welcome completed before automatically launching the synchronization process after a reset.

  • Page 85: Automatic Synchronization, Airbeam Smart Staging

    AirBEAM Smart 7 - 7 Once connected, the AirBEAM Synchronize window appears. • The Status List displays status messages that indicate the progress of the synchronization process. • Select OK to return to the Main Menu. This button remains inactive until the synchronization process is complete.

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  • Page 87: Chapter 8: Maintenance & Troubleshooting Introduction, Maintaining The Mobile Computer

    Chapter 8 Maintenance & Troubleshooting Introduction This chapter includes instructions on cleaning and storing the mobile computer, and provides troubleshooting solutions for potential problems during mobile computer operation. Maintaining the Mobile Computer For trouble-free service, observe the following tips when using the mobile computer: •...

  • Page 88: Mobile Computer, Troubleshooting

    8 - 2 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Troubleshooting Mobile Computer Troubleshooting the Mobile Computer Table 8-1 Problem Cause Solution Mobile computer does Main battery not Charge or replace the main battery in the mobile computer. not turn on.

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    Maintenance & Troubleshooting 8 - 3 Troubleshooting the Mobile Computer (Continued) Table 8-1 Problem Cause Solution Mobile computer turns Mobile computer is The mobile computer turns off after a period of inactivity. This itself off. inactive. period can be set from 1 to 5 minutes, in one-minute intervals. Battery is depleted.

  • Page 90: Single-slot Serial/usb Cradle

    8 - 4 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Single Slot Serial/USB Cradle Troubleshooting the Single Slot Serial/USB Cradle Table 8-2 Symptom Possible Cause Action Charge LEDs do not Cradle is not receiving power. Ensure the power cable is connected securely to light when mobile both the cradle and to AC power.

  • Page 91: Four-slot Usb Cradle

    Maintenance & Troubleshooting 8 - 5 Four Slot USB Cradle Troubleshooting the Four Slot USB Cradle Table 8-3 Symptom Possible Cause Action Charge LEDs do not Cradle is not receiving power. Ensure the power cable is connected securely to light when mobile both the cradle and to AC power.

  • Page 92: Cables

    8 - 6 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Cables Troubleshooting the Cables Table 8-4 Symptom Possible Cause Action Mobile computer Cable is not receiving Ensure the power cable is connected securely to both the charge LED does not power.

  • Page 93: Appendix A Technical Specifications, Technical Specifications

    Appendix A Technical Specifications Technical Specifications Mobile Computer Table A-1 summarizes the mobile computer’s intended operating environment. Mobile Computer Technical Specifications Table A-1 Operating Temperature 14° to 122°F (-10° to +50°C) Storage Temperature -40° to 158°F (-40° to 70°C) Battery Charging Temperature -32°...

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    Sandisk SD cards will operate in conjunction, in combination or in integration with the Symbol MC1000 or any other Symbol product. The above information is offered on an “as is” basis, and...

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    Using the Interfaces A - 3 Single-Slot Serial/USB Cradle Table A-2 summarizes the Single-Slot Serial/USB cradle’s technical specifications. Single-Slot Serial/USB Cradle Technical Specifications Table A-2 Operating Temperature -32° to 122°F (0° to +50°C) Storage Temperature -40° to 158°F (-40° to 70°C) Battery Charging Temperature 32°...

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    A - 4 Book Name Click to Edit Four-Slot USB Cradle Table A-2 summarizes the Four-Slot USB cradle’s technical specifications. Four-Slot USB Cradle Technical Specifications Table A-3 Operating Temperature -32° to 122°F (0° to +50°C) Storage Temperature -40° to 158°F (-40° to 70°C) Battery Charging Temperature 32°...

  • Page 97: Mobile Computer Pin-outs

    Using the Interfaces A - 5 Mobile Computer Pin-Outs MC1000 Pin-Outs Table A-4 PIN Number Signal Name Function Ground, 2.5A max. CRADLE_DET Grounded by cradle when in cradle RS232C USB_D_MINUS USB_D_PLUS Ground, 2.5A max. USB-VBUS USB-ID RS232C RS232C RS232C RS232C...

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    A - 6 Book Name Click to Edit...

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    Appendix B Keypad Maps Introduction This appendix contains the keypad map for the MC1000. Keypad The keypad contains a Power button, application keys, scroll keys, and a function key. See Table B-1 for the keypad mappings. MC1000 Keypad Figure B-1...

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    B - 2 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Keypad Mapping Table B-1 CTRL Left Note: Blank lines are provided to allow the application developer to use this table as a keypad mapping worksheet.

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    Using the Interfaces B - 3 Keypad Mapping (Continued) Table B-1 Right Down Note: Blank lines are provided to allow the application developer to use this table as a keypad mapping worksheet.

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    B - 4 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Keypad Mapping (Continued) Table B-1 160+65 160+66 160+67 Note: Blank lines are provided to allow the application developer to use this table as a keypad mapping worksheet.

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    Using the Interfaces B - 5 Keypad Mapping (Continued) Table B-1 160+68 160+69 160+70 160+71 160+72 160+73 Note: Blank lines are provided to allow the application developer to use this table as a keypad mapping worksheet.

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    B - 6 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Keypad Mapping (Continued) Table B-1 160+74 160+75 160+76 160+77 160+78 160+79 Note: Blank lines are provided to allow the application developer to use this table as a keypad mapping worksheet.

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    Using the Interfaces B - 7 Keypad Mapping (Continued) Table B-1 160+80 160+81 160+82 160+83 160+84 160+85 160+86 Note: Blank lines are provided to allow the application developer to use this table as a keypad mapping worksheet.

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    B - 8 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Keypad Mapping (Continued) Table B-1 160+87 160+88 160+89 160+90 SPACE Note: Blank lines are provided to allow the application developer to use this table as a keypad mapping worksheet.

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    Using the Interfaces B - 9 Keypad Mapping (Continued) Table B-1 SHIFT Contrast Note: Blank lines are provided to allow the application developer to use this table as a keypad mapping worksheet.

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    B - 10 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Keypad Mapping (Continued) Table B-1 BKSP Volume Alpha Note: Blank lines are provided to allow the application developer to use this table as a keypad mapping worksheet.

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    Using the Interfaces B - 11 Keypad Mapping (Continued) Table B-1 Function Note: Blank lines are provided to allow the application developer to use this table as a keypad mapping worksheet.

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    B - 12 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide...

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    Appendix C Application Design Considerations Design Considerations When designing applications for a global environment, refer to the following web site for useful resource information. • Microsoft Global Development and Computing Portal at http://www.microsoft.com/globaldev.

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    C - 2 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide...

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    Glossary ® AirBEAM Smart Client. AirBEAM® Smart Client is part of the AirBEAM® suite, which also includes AirBEAM® Safe and AirBEAM® Manager. The AirBEAM® Smart Client system uses the network accessible host server to store software files that are to be downloaded to the mobile computers. The AirBEAM® Smart Client provides the mobile computers with the “smarts”...

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    Glossary - 2 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Bar Code Density. The number of characters represented per unit of measurement (e.g., characters per inch). Bar Height. The dimension of a bar measured perpendicular to the bar width. Bar Width. Thickness of a bar measured from the edge closest to the symbol start character to the trailing edge of the same bar.

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    Glossary - 3 Code 128. A high density symbology which allows the controller to encode all 128 ASCII characters without adding extra symbol elements. Code 3 of 9 (Code 39). A versatile and widely used alphanumeric bar code symbology with a set of 43 character types, including all uppercase letters, numerals from 0 to 9 and 7 special characters (- .

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    IP addresses. It is set on the Network tab of the Control Panel. Domain Name. The Control Panel allows you to set a Domain Name for the DNS Server, if used (e.g., motorola.com). It is set on the Network tab of the Control Panel.

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    Glossary - 5 Hard Reset. See Cold Boot. Hz. Hertz; A unit of frequency equal to one cycle per second. Host Computer. A computer that serves other mobile computers in a network, providing such services as computation, database access, supervisory programs and network control. IDE.

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    Mobile Computer. In this text, mobile computer refers to the MC1000 mobile computer. It can be set up to run as a stand-alone device, or it can be set up to communicate with a network, using wireless radio technology.

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    Glossary - 7 Nominal. The exact (or ideal) intended value for a specified parameter. Tolerances are specified as positive and negative deviations from this value. Nominal Size. Standard size for a bar code symbol. Most UPC/EAN codes are used over a range of magnifications (e.g., from 0.80 to 2.00 of nominal).

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    Glossary - 8 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide RS-232. An Electronic Industries Association (EIA) standard that defines the connector, connector pins, and signals used to transfer data serially from one device to another. Scan Area. Area intended to contain a symbol.

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    Glossary - 9 Symbol Length. Length of symbol measured from the beginning of the quiet zone (margin) adjacent to the start character to the end of the quiet zone (margin) adjacent to a stop character. Symbology. The structural rules and conventions for representing data within a particular bar code type (e.g. UPC/EAN, Code 39, PDF417, etc.).

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    Glossary - 10 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide Warm Boot. A warm boot restarts the mobile computer by closing all running programs. All data that is not saved to flash memory is lost.

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    ....... 4-2 DCP for MC1000 ......xii Device Configuration Package .

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    ........1-7 MC1000 DCP ......6-5, 6-19...

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    Index - 3 splash screen ......6-19 creating ....... 6-17 starting the mobile computer .

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    Index - 4 MC1000 with Windows CE 4.2 Integrator Guide...

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    1-800-927-9626 http://www.symbol.com MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo and Symbol and the Symbol logo are registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. All other product or service names are the property of their registered owners. © Motorola, Inc. 2007...

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