GMLN1040 Hands-free Digital Car Kit User Guide...
GMLN1040 Hands-free Digital Car Kit User Guide INTRODUCTION The Digital Car Kit provides additional operating convenience when using the MTP700 TETRA radio in a vehicular environment. This User Guide provides instructions for using the Digital Car Kit. Before using the Digital Car Kit refer to the Important Safety Instructions at the back of this user guide.
The Digital Car Kit with Digital Signal Processing (DSP), provides enhanced audio quality even when driving at high speeds due to the following features: • Full duplex operation permits two way audio to occur in Phone mode. For more information refer to radio user manual. •...
EUROPEAN UNION DIRECTIVE OF CONFORMANCE STATEMENT This product is in conformance with the requirements of the applicable Council Directive 95/54/EC. BATTERY VOLTAGE The product is suitable for motor vehicles with a 12 volts electrical system having negative earth only. For use in a 24 volts system an approved separate 24V/12V DC/DC converter must be connected between the vehicle battery and the digital car kit.
FITTING THE RF SWITCH ADAPTER Never rotate the antenna or the black upper plastic part of the adapter to fasten or unfasten the adapter while in the radio's antenna socket. Doing so will damage the adapter or the radio's antenna socket. Always use the mounting tool supplied to rotate the serrated metal wheel while holding the radio with the other hand.
Figure 1. Fitting the RF Switch Adapter CHANGING THE RADIO'S ACCESSORY CONNECTOR COVER If the radio is fitted with a cover on the accessory connector, remove this cover (refer to the User Guide for your radio). Failure to remove the accessory connector cover may result in permanent damage to the Digital Car Kit.
Fasten the battery contact block with the crosshead screw. Crosshead Screw Figure 2. Battery Contact Block REMOVING THE RF SWITCH ADAPTER OR THE ANTENNA Never rotate the antenna or the black upper plastic part of the adapter to fasten or unfasten the adapter while in the radio's antenna socket.
PLACING AND REMOVING THE RADIO TO AND FROM THE CRADLE Figure 3. Digital Car Kit Cradle PLACING THE RADIO IN THE CRADLE DO NOT fit the battery alone into the cradle as it will not be locked in place and may injure any vehicle occupants in the event of a collision.
Make sure that the lock of the Vehicle Adapter is in the open position before inserting or removing the radio, otherwise the radio cannot be pushed back to the correct position. The key should not be in the lock while inserting or removing the radio to prevent permanent damage to the cradle.
The radio can now be turned ON by slowly turning the volume control knob clockwise until an acceptable volume level is reached. When the radio detects the Vehicle Adapter, a signal is audible and the radio display shows "Car Kit Connected". Once the radio is in the cradle and is turned ON and has detected the Vehicle Adapter, it is automatically in the Hands-free mode and ready for use.
REMOVING THE RADIO FROM THE CRADLE Make sure that the lock of the Vehicle Adapter is in the open position before removing the radio. The key should not be in the lock while removing the radio to prevent permanent damage to the cradle. Do not pull the radio out of the Cradle by pulling on the antenna.
DIGITAL CAR KIT OPERATION When mounted in the Vehicle Adapter the radio may be operated in the normal way using the external microphone and external PTT switch. The radio internal audio is automatically disconnected and the received audio routed via the Vehicle Adapter audio amplifier to the external speaker or handset.
RECEIVING A CALL When a private phone call is received, you will hear the ring tones via the remote speaker. To answer the call press and release the remote PTT button or Send key on the radio keypad and speak into the remote directional microphone.
AUXILIARY ALERT If this feature is connected at installation and enabled by your service provider, it allows the user to be alerted to an incoming private call by flashing the vehicle's headlights or sounding the horn. To activate the Auxiliary Alert, access the radio's Car Kit Menu. Press the ‘Menu’...
CHARGING THE RADIO BATTERY The Digital Car Kit is designed to operate with the appropriate TETRA radio with Motorola-approved battery packs. DO NOT fit the battery alone into the cradle as it will not be locked in place and may injure any vehicle occupants in the event of a collision.
USING THE STANDARD DATA CABLE Note: A data application program, installed on the computer is required to be able to conduct a data session. Connect the data cable (not supplied) from the data port on the Digital Car Kit Junction Box to the serial communication port of the computer. CLEANING OF CONNECTORS AND CONTACTS Clean all connector pin and battery charge contact surfaces of the Vehicle Adapter every three months, the RF contact surfaces of the...
TROUBLESHOOTING This section provides typical malfunctions that can occur during the operation of the Digital Car Kit, and suggests corrective actions. Prior to troubleshooting the malfunction, verify the following: Your radio functions properly outside the cradle. All cables to the junction box are connected and fastened properly. Identify the malfunction in accordance to Table 2 below.
Table 2: Troubleshooting Procedures Malfunction Corrective Action No sound is heard Turn the radio on and set a medium volume. When the radio detects the car kit, some ring from the remote tones should be audible from the speaker. speaker. Verify that the remote speaker is properly connected to the junction box.
Table 2: Troubleshooting Procedures Malfunction Corrective Action Charging Indication Verify that the battery is one of the Motorola approved rechargeable NiMH or LiIon Flashing RED. batteries PMNN 4047/4048/4049 Verify that the battery contacts are clean and free from foreign material - remove the radio...
1.To reduce risk of injury, use the Digital Car Kit only with radios fitted with the authorized rechargeable Motorola batteries. Other batteries may explode, causing personal injury and damage. 2. Do not place your Digital Car Kit and/or portable radio in the area over an air bag or in the air bag deployment area.
OPERATIONAL CAUTIONS 1. Most modern electronic equipment, typically equipment in ambulances and navigation equipment are shielded from RF energy. RF energy from your radio may however interfere with some equipment. Consult your physician, or the manufacturer of any personal medical devices (such as pacemakers, hear- ing aids etc.) to determine if they are shielded from external RF energy.
COMPLIANCE WITH RF ENERGY EXPOSURE STANDARDS Your Motorola radio is designed and tested to comply with a number of national and international standards and guidelines regarding human exposure to radio frequency electromagnetic energy including: • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) C95.1-1999 Edition •...
OPERATIONAL INSTRUCTIONS Transmit and Receive • To transmit (talk), push the remote Push-To-Talk (PTT) button; to receive, release the remote PTT button. • Transmit only when people outside the vehicle are at least the minimum lateral distance away , as shown in Table 3, from a properly installed, externally-mounted antenna.