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Connectors Ring Scanner / Audio / Battery Connection Cradle Connection Ring Scanner and Ring Imager Cables Battery and HX2 Connector Audio, Battery and HX2 Connector Ring Scanner Extended Cable Li-Ion Battery Battery Connectors Standard Battery Extended Battery Mounting Bracket Clips...
Features The Triple Tap Keypad Features Chapter 3: Power Power Modes Primary Events Listing On Mode The Display The HX2 Suspend Mode The HX2 Off Mode Batteries Checking Battery Status Status LED and the Batteries Main Battery Pack Battery Hotswapping...
USB Transfer 4-26 Connect 4-27 Disconnect 4-27 Cold Boot and Loss of Host Re-connection 4-27 ActiveSync Help 4-28 Configuring the HX2 with LXEConnect 4-29 Install LXEConnect 4-29 Using LXEConnect 4-31 Control Panel 4-32 About 4-34 Version Tab and the Registry...
Language and Fonts 4-34 Identifying Software Versions 4-35 MAC Address 4-35 Accessibility 4-36 Administration - for AppLock 4-37 Introduction 4-37 Setup a New Device 4-38 Administration Mode 4-39 End User Mode 4-40 Passwords 4-40 End-User Switching Technique 4-41 Using a Stylus Tap 4-41 Using the Switch Key Sequence 4-42...
Bluetooth Printer Setup 4-82 Easy Pairing and Auto-Reconnect 4-82 Using OPP 4-83 Pairing with an OPP Device 4-83 Remote Device Pushes File to HX2 4-83 HX2 Pushes File to Remote Device 4-84 LXEZ Pairing and External Application 4-84 Certificates 4-85...
Strip Leading/Trailing Control 4-144 Barcode Data Match List 4-145 Barcode Data Match Edit Buttons 4-145 Match List Rules 4-146 Add Prefix/Suffix Control 4-147 Length Based Bar Code Stripping 4-148 Hat Encoding 4-150 Stylus 4-152 System 4-153 General Tab 4-153 Memory Tab 4-154 Device Name Tab 4-154...
How To: Use the Certs Path 6-22 How To: Use Windows Certificate Store 6-22 Configuring the Profile 6-24 No Security 6-25 6-26 LEAP 6-27 PEAP/MSCHAP 6-29 PEAP/GTC 6-31 WPA/LEAP 6-33 EAP-FAST 6-35 EAP-TLS 6-37 WPA PSK 6-39 Certificates 6-40 Generating a Root CA Certificate 6-41 Installing a Root CA Certificate 6-45...
Chapter 1: Introduction The HX2 is a small, lightweight mobile computer designed to be worn on a person’s arm or waist. The HX2 is most useful for applications that require computational support while the user's hands are actively engaged with the physical environment, including piece picking to carts, containers or conveyers;...
Whenever possible, place the HX2 in a powered desktop cradle to conserve tethered battery power and recharge the backup battery. When a new battery is tethered to the HX2 for the first time (or after the backup battery is depleted), the Time and Date reverts to factory default values.
Components Front Alpha Mode 3 Tap Keypad 1. On / Off Button 2. System Status 3. Microphone 4. Bluetooth LED 5. Speaker 6. Alpha Mode 7. Enter Button Dual Alpha Keypad 1. On / Off Button 2. System Status 3. Microphone 4.
Back Wear on Left Side, Ring on Left Hand Wear on Right Side, Ring on Right Hand 1. Ring Scanner Tether cable channel 1. Tethered Battery Cable channel 2. Retaining Clip for Ring Scanner Tether Connector 2. Retaining Clip for Tethered Battery Connector 3.
Tethered Battery Cradle Connection Connector 3 is at the base of the HX2. It connects to the Cradle. When the HX2 is in a powered cradle, the HX2 receives external power through the Cradle connector. USB Keyboard or USB Mouse input is received through the Cradle connector when the HX2 is in a cradle.
Ring Scanner and Ring Imager The trigger module and ring strap module are user replaceable. Laser Scanner 1. Scan Window 2. Trigger 3. Ring Strap 4. Connector Laser Imager 1. Illumination LEDs 2. Scan Window 3. Trigger 4. Ring Strap 5.
Li-Ion Battery Main battery charging is handled exclusively by the HX2 Battery Charger/analyzer and the battery charger integrated into a powered HX2 Desktop cradle. The Standard battery is much thinner than the Extended battery. Each battery will fit in the battery sleeve on an armband, hip flip and the voice case.
Mounting Bracket Clips Mounting brackets are pre-installed to the back of the HX2. The brackets (one on each side) secure the HX2 to the mounting bracket clips on a hip flip or the armband. Connect Center the HX2 over the mount assembly and gently push down until both mount bracket clips snap over the brackets on the HX2.
Remove the HX2 from the mount assembly by pushing down on either mounting clip, or both, until the HX2 mounting bracket disconnects. Or you can disconnect from one clip, then lift the HX2 up at a 45 degree angle until the other side disconnects. Lift the HX2 up and away from the mount assembly.
(in a linear fashion) and never just stop working. This last more than a few hours. is important to remember – the HX2 is always ‘on’ even when in the Suspend state and draws a small amount of battery power at all times.
Internal SD Memory Card The HX2 has one SD card interface for storage of operating system and program code, as well as persistent storage. The SD slot is inaccessible and ships with a qualified 128MB (optional 512MB) SD Flash card.
Docked HX2 -- An uninterrupted external power source (wall AC/DC adapter connected to the HX2 desktop cradle) transfers signals from the USB ports in the front of the cradle and the serial port on the back of the cradle, to the HX2.
Input/Output Connectors The HX2 has three I/O connectors. Two connectors are located next to each other on the back of the mobile device. Each of the two connectors (one for left-handed users and the other for righthanded users) interfaces with peripherals such as a Laser Ring Scanner, an Imager Ring Scanner, an audio headset and a tethered battery.
The internal speaker supplies audible verification signals normally used by the Windows CE operating system. The speaker is located on the front of the HX2, above the [ 2 ] key. The mobile device emits a Sound Pressure Level (loudness) of at least 102...
Keypads There are three keypads available: the Alpha Mode 3 Tap, the Dual Alpha and the Triple Tap. Use the Input Panel to enter special keys. Assign CE functions using Mappable Keys. The Alpha Mode 3 Tap Keypad The Alpha and Blue keys do not auto-repeat. Default timeout for any pressed key in any mode is 0.15 second. Alpha Modifier Key Tap Start >...
Mappable Keys Tap Start > Settings > Control Panel > KeyPad Control Panel icon. There are 29 key combinations that can be mapped using the KeyPad Control applet. Key functions shown below (available on most 101-key keyboards) can be mapped to any of the 29 key combinations. CTRL DELete Function Keys F9 and F20...
The Dual Alpha Keypad The Dual Alpha keypad is set as the default keypad when the Dual Alpha Triple Tap keypad has been shipped. Features The Dual Alpha keypad modifier keys are the Green, Orange, Blue, Shift and Control (CTRL) keys. All modifier keys except the Green key are sticky keys.
Setup requires the Use Triple Tap Keypad checkbox be checked in the HX2 Options Control Panel. Tap OK. Features The modifier keys are the Green, Orange, Blue, Shift and Control (CTRL) keys. All modifier keys except the Green key are sticky keys. Any sticky modifier key pressed after itself toggles the specific modifier key off.
The Suspend mode is entered when the unit is inactive for a predetermined period of time or the user taps the Power key. HX2 Suspend timers are set using Start > Settings > Control Panel > Power > Schemes tab.
A suspended HX2 maintains the date and time for a minimum of two days while tethered to a battery that has reached the Low Warning point and a fully charged backup battery. The HX2retains data, during a battery hot swap, for at least 5 minutes.
HX2 in a powered docking cradle before replacing the battery pack. When the main battery power level is low, the HX2 will signal the user with the low battery warning indicator (the Status LED remains a steady red) that continues until the main battery is replaced, the battery completely depletes, or external power is applied to the HX2 using a powered cradle.
Handling Batteries Safely Never dispose of a battery in a fire. This may cause an explosion. Do not replace individual cells in a battery pack. Do not attempt to pry open the battery pack shell. Be careful when handling any battery. If a battery is broken or shows signs of leakage do not attempt to charge it. Dispose of it using proper procedures.
Operating System and Software Load There are several different aspects to the setup, configuration and operation of the HX2. Many of the setup and configuration settings are dependent upon the optional features such as hardware and software installed on the unit. The examples found in this section are to be used as examples only, the configuration of your specific HX2 computer may vary.
General Windows CE Keyboard Shortcuts Use the keyboard shortcuts in the chart below to navigate with the HX2 keyboard. These are standard keyboard shortcuts for Windows CE applications. Press these keys … To … CTRL + C Copy CTRL + X...
A cold boot is initiated by running the Coldboot application in the Windows folder. This application automatically cold boots the HX2, erasing any customer applied registry changes and returning the HX2 to its factory settings. Clearing Persistent Storage / Reset to Default Settings...
Executables in System\Startup must be the actual executable, not a shortcut, because shortcuts are not parsed by Launch. Saving Changes to the Registry The HX2 saves the registry when you: Tap Start > Run then type Warmboot. Tap OK. Perform a Suspend / Resume function (by pressing the Pwr key and then pressing it again).
Installed by Honeywell. The application can also be accessed by double clicking the RFTerm desktop icon. Avalanche The Wavelink Avalanche Enabler installation file is loaded on the HX2; however, the device is not configured to launch the installation file automatically. The installation application must be run manually the first time Avalanche is used. Following...
Click the My Device icon on the Desktop then click the System icon. A flash card is used for permanent storage of the HX2 drivers, CAB files and utilities. It is also used for registry content back CAB files, when executed, are not deleted.
HX2 Utilities The following files are pre-loaded. LAUNCH.EXE Launch works in coordination with registry settings to allow drivers or applications to be loaded automatically into DRAM at system startup. Registry settings control what gets launched; see the App Note for information on these settings. For...
The REG.TXT file is not saved in persistent storage. To use the REG.TXT file as a reference in the event of a coldboot, copy the file to the System folder on the HX2 or store a copy of the REG.TXT file on a PC.
WARMBOOT.EXE Double click this file to warm boot the computer (i.e., all RAM is preserved). It automatically saves the registry before rebooting which means configuration changes are not lost. WAVPLAY.EXE Double tapping a sound file (e.g., WAV) causes WavPlay to open the file and run it in the background. Command-line Utilities Command line utilities can be executed by Start >...
Wavelink® Avalanche Mobility Center™ (Avalanche MC) is a remote client management system that is designed to distribute software and configuration updates to monitored devices. The enabler for Wavelink Ava- lanche is loaded on the HX2 but not installed. When the enabler is installed this icon is displayed on the desk- top.
Start button. Access programs, select from the Favorites listing, documents last worked on, change/view set- tings for the control panel or taskbar, on-line help or run programs. Taskbar The number and type of icons displayed are based on the device type, installed options and configuration of the HX2. 4-11...
Related Manual: Using Wavelink Avalanche The HX2 has the Avalanche Enabler installation files loaded, but not installed, on the mobile device when it is shipped. The installation files are located in the System folder on CE devices. The installation application must be run manually the first time Avalanche is used.
ActiveSync is pre-loaded on all HX2s. Using Microsoft ActiveSync you can copy files from your HX2 to your desktop computer , and vice versa. Once an ActiveSync relationship (partnership) has been established with Connect (on a desktop computer), ActiveSync will synchronize using the wireless link, serial port, or USB on the HX2.
Connect and LXEConnect ActiveSync is preloaded on the HX2.and should open automatically when the HX2 is cabled to a laptop/PC with ActiveSync installed. LXEConnect is preloaded on the HX2 and should open automatically when LXEConnect is launched on the connected laptop/PC.
There are few changes in the Windows CE version of Remote Desktop Connection as it relates to the general desktop Windows PC Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection options. If installed, Remote Desktop Connection on the HX2 can be accessed by Start > Programs > Remote Desktop Connection.
Transcriber To make changes to the Transcriber application, tap the keyboard icon in the status bar. Select Transcriber from the pop-up menu. Then open the Input control panel and tap the Options button. Transcriber Options (Start > Settings > Control Panel > Input Panel) are available only when Transcriber is selected as the active input method.
Taskbar Start > Settings > Taskbar and Start Menu There are a few changes in the Windows CE version of Taskbar as it relates to the general desktop PC Windows Taskbar options. When the taskbar is auto hidden, press the Ctrl key then the Esc key to make the Start button appear. Clicking the Taskbar option on the Settings menu displays the Taskbar General tab and the Taskbar...
Advanced Tab Expand Control Panel Tap the checkbox to have the Control Panel folders appear in drop down menu format from the Settings > Control Panel menu option. Clear Contents of Document Folder Tap the Clear button to remove the contents of the Document folder. 4-18...
Refer to Start > Help for an explanation of standard Windows CE taskbar icons. Following are a few of the HX2 unique taskbar icons that may appear in the Taskbar. These icons are in addition to the Windows CE taskbar icons.
Icon Function Shift modifier key active Multiple modifier keys active, Green plus Orange / Shift plus Blue 4-20...
Maintain an uninterrupted AC/DC power source to the HX2 throughout this process. The SD / CF card with the OS and systems files must be present for the HX2 to boot. Removal or installation of SD or CF cards should be performed on a clean, well-lit surface.
The operating system will not be able to execute the OS update when the battery level is too low (25% or less), as there is a high risk that the power remaining in the battery expires when executing the upgrade and the HX2 will be left in an inoperable state.
Windows 7 operating system on your desktop/laptop, replace ActiveSync with Windows Mobile Device Center. Using Microsoft ActiveSync, you can synchronize information on your desktop computer with the HX2 and vice versa. Synchronization compares the data on your mobile device with your desktop computer and updates both with the most recent data.
Plug the type B end of the standard USB cable plug into the USB type B port on the HX2 desktop cradle (port #2). The USB type A connector on the standard cable connects to a USB port on a PC or laptop.
If a desktop cradle is not used: HX2001CABLE - ActiveSync cable for HX2 when not in the desk dock. Cable connects directly to the HX2 and the other end connects to PC/Laptop USB port. Insert the HX2 cable end into the cradle connector on the bottom of the HX2.
Synchronizing from the Mobile Device To synchronize using wireless, you must have set up ActiveSync on your desktop computer and completed the first synchronization process before you initiate wireless synchronization from your device. To initiate synchronization from your device, tap Start > Programs > Communication > ActiveSync to begin the process. Tap Sync to connect and synchronize.
Connect Connect the modem cable to the PC (the host) and the mobile device (the client). Select “Connect” from the Start Menu on the mobile device (Start > Programs > Communications > Connect). Note: Run “Connect” when the “Get Connected” wizard on the host PC is checking COM ports to establish a connection for the first time.
If the HX2 is connected to a PC by a cable, disconnect the cable from the HX2 and reconnect it again. Check that the correct connection is selected (Serial or USB “Client” if this is the initial ActiveSync installation).
HX2 and the PC. If the HX2 uses a serial port for ActiveSync, it will be necessary to configure the HX2 to use the serial port. Complete details on the proper cables and port configuration are included in Initial Setup.
7. Select and copy the LXEConnect.msi and Setup.exe files from the HX2 to the user PC. Note the location chosen for the files. 8. Close the ActiveSync explorer dialog box. Do not disconnect the HX2 ActiveSync connection. 9. Execute the setup.exe file that was copied to the user PC. This setup program installs the LXEConnect utility.
LXEConnect window on the PC desktop. The dialog box automatically times out and disappears after approximately 30 seconds. 5. The HX2 can now be configured from the LXEConnect window. Input from the PC’s mouse and keyboard are recognized as if they were attached to the HX2.
Note: Change the font displayed on the touch screen by choosing Start > Settings > Control Panel > Keyboard and then the Key map dropdown list. Tap the ? button for Help when changing HX2 Control Panel options. Option Function About Software, hardware, versions and network IP.
Option Function Password Set OS access password properties for signon and/or screen saver. Control the connection between the mobile device and a local desktop or laptop PC Connection computer. Power Set Power scheme properties. Review device status and properties. Set appearance of numbers, currency, time and date based on country region and Regional Settings language settings.
About Start > Settings > Control Panel > About The data cannot be edited by the HX2 user on these panels. Contents GUID, Windows CE Version, OAL Version, Bootloader Version, Compile Version, Software FPGA Version and Language. Language indicates any pre-installed Asian fonts.
The Versions tab displays the versions of many of the software programs installed. Not all installed software installed on the mobile device is included in this list and the list varies depending on the applications loaded on the HX2. The Image line displays the revision of the system software installed.
Accessibility Start > Settings > Control Panel > Accessibility Customize the way the HX2 keyboard, sound, display, mouse, automatic reset and notification sounds function. There are a few changes from general Windows desktop Accessibility options. Note: StickyKeys and StickyKeys Settings on the Keyboard panel are disabled as this setting, when enabled, interferes with the HX2's assigned sticky key implementation.
Start > Settings > Control Panel > Administration Introduction AppLock is designed to be run on certified Honeywell Windows based devices only. The AppLock program is part of the factory installed software load. HX2 AppLock is setup by the Administrator by tapping Start > Settings > Control Panel > Administration.
Setup a New Device Devices with the AppLock feature are shipped to boot in Administration mode with no default password, thus when the HX2 is first booted, the user has full access to the device and no password prompt is displayed. After the administrator specifies the applications to lock, a password is assigned and the device is rebooted or the hotkey is pressed, the device switches to end- user mode.
Administration Mode Administration mode gives full access to the mobile device, hardware and software configuration options. The administrator must enter a valid password (when a password has already been assigned) before access to Administration mode and configuration options are allowed. The administrator can configure the following options: Create/change the keystroke sequence to activate administrator access.
End User Mode End-user mode locks the end-user into the configured application or applications. The end user can still reboot and respond to dialog boxes. Each application is automatically launched and runs in full screen mode when the device boots up. The user cannot unintentionally or intentionally exit the application nor can the end user execute any other applications.
A checkmark indicates applications currently active or available for Launching by the user. When Keyboard is selected, the HX2 default input method (Input Panel, Transcriber, or custom input method) is activated. The check to the left of the application name indicates that the application is active.
Using the Switch Key Sequence One switch key sequence (or hotkey) is defined by the administrator for the end-user to use when switching between locked applications. This is known as the Activation key. The Activation key is assigned by the Administrator using the Global Key parameter.
Application Configuration The default Administrator Hotkey sequence is Shift+Ctrl+A. Administrator mode allows access to all features on the device. When the hotkey is pressed to switch into Administrator mode, a password prompt is displayed (if a password has been configured). A password must be entered within 30 seconds (and within three tries) or the password prompt is removed and the device remains in end-user mode with the focus returned to the locked application.
Application Panel Note: Users of Single-Application AppLock have a Control tab instead of an Application tab. Some of the options in this section do not apply to the Control tab. Note: If your Application Panel does not look like the figure shown above, you may have the Single Application version. Use the Application tab options to select the applications to launch when the device boots up in End-user Mode.
Option Explanation function by setting a delay for the first application (lowest Order) launched and setting the delay to 0 for all other applications. See Boot Options. Default is Disabled. Enable (check) to show the Keyboard option on the Switchpad menu. When enabled the Input input panel cannot be enabled or disabled for each individual application, and is available to the user for all Panel...
Auto At Boot Default is Enabled. Auto At Boot When enabled, automatically launches (subject to the specified Delay in seconds) the application after the unit is rebooted. If a Delay in seconds is specified, AppLock waits for the specified period of time to expire before launching the application. The Delay default value is 10 seconds;...
Auto Re-Launch Auto Re-Launch Default is Enabled. When enabled for a specific application. automatically re-launches it (subject to the specified Auto Re-Launch Delay in seconds) after it terminates. This option allows the Administrator to disable the re-launch operation. AppLock cannot prevent all applications from closing.
Manual (Launch) Default is Disabled. Enabling this option allows the end-user to launch the specified application(s). Upon bootup completion an application with Manual enabled is listed on the Switchpad accompanied by a checkmark that indicates the application is currently active or available for Launching. When an application name is tapped by the end-user, the application is launched (if inactive) and brought to the foreground.
Allow Close Default is Disabled. When enabled, the associated application can be closed by the end-user. This option allows the administrator to configure applications that consume system resources to be terminated if an error condition occurs or at the end-user’s request. Error conditions may generate a topmost popup requiring an end-user response, memory resource issues requiring an end-user response, etc.
Match Match Default is blank (match is not used). AppLock works by associating display windows with the launched process ID. If an application uses different process IDs for windows it creates, the Match field must be used. Use the Match field to specify up to 32 characters of the class name for the application. For example: DOS applications using a standard DOS display box should specify condev_appcls in the Match textbox.
Security Panel Hotkey Specify the hotkey sequence that triggers AppLock to switch between administrator and user modes and the password required to enter Administrator mode. The default hotkey sequence is Shift+Ctrl+A. key keypress is an invalid keypress for a hotkey sequence. Move the cursor to the Hot Key text box.
Options Panel AppLock contains several types of delays and timeouts to accommodate different applications. Please note that the delays specified on the Launch panel are delays before AppLock attempts to start the specified application(s). The timeouts specified on this panel are delays after AppLock has attempted to launch the application. Launch timeout This timeout specifies the period of time for AppLock to wait for the application to initially launch after the application has been called.
Status Panel Use the Status panel to view the log of previous AppLock operations and to configure which messages are to be recorded during AppLock operation. Status information is stored in a specific location on the storage device and in a specific logfile specified by the Administrator. For this reason, the administrator can configure the type of status information that is logged, as well as clear the status information.
Note: If a level higher than Error is selected, the status should be cleared frequently by the administrator. In addition to the three view levels the administrator can select that all status information be logged or turn off all status information logging completely.
For processing level messages, “Enter…” is logged at the beginning of the function specified in the message and “Exit…” is logged at the end (just before the return) of the function specified in the message. Message Explanation and/or corrective action Level Error reading hotkey The hotkey is read but not required by AppLock.
Message Explanation and/or corrective action Level Could not start thread The keyboard filter must watch for hot key changes. The watch process could not be LOG_ERROR HotKeyMon initiated. Ctrl after L or X Processing the backdoor entry. LOG_EX Ctrl pressed The Ctrl key has been pressed and trapped by the HotKey processing.
Message Explanation and/or corrective action Level Encrypt out of memory for Unable to encrypt password. LOG_ERROR Encrypted data OK The password has been successfully encrypted. LOG_EX In order for AppLock to control the application being locked so it can prevent the Enter application from exiting, AppLock launches the application and has to wait until it has LOG_EX...
Message Explanation and/or corrective action Level PROCESSING Exit password dialog- LOG_ Exiting password prompt w/cancel. cancel PROCESSING LOG_ Exit password dialog-OK Exiting password prompt successfully. PROCESSING LOG_ Exit password timeout Exiting password timeout processing. PROCESSING LOG_ Exit restart app timer Processing is at the end of the timer function PROCESSING Exiting the function that switches the screen mode back to normal operation for the...
Message Explanation and/or corrective action Level In addition to preventing the locked application from exiting, AppLock must also prevent In app hook:WM_SIZE the application from enabling the taskbar and resizing the application’s window. This LOG_EX message traps a change in the window size and corrects it. In addition to preventing the locked application from exiting, AppLock must also prevent In app hook:WM_ the application from enabling the taskbar and resizing the application’s window.
Message Explanation and/or corrective action Level The registry read failed. The registry information read when this message is logged is the application information. It the Administration key cannot be opened or if the AppName Registry read failure LOG_ERROR value is missing or empty, this error is logged. The other application information is not required.
Message Explanation and/or corrective action Level The taskbar is moved when switching into user mode. This prevents them from being Unable to move taskbar visible if the application is exited and restarted by the timer. This error does not affect the LOG_ERROR screen mode switch;...
Battery Start > Settings > Control Panel > Battery This panel is used to view the status and percentage of power remaining in the HX2 main battery. The data cannot be edited by the user. The battery gas gauge icon resides in the system tray and shows four levels of charge – 100%, 75%, 50%, 25%. At a point below 25%, the system status LED will turn red and the gas gauge icon will turn red indicating the battery is low.
Bluetooth Start > Settings > Control Panel > Bluetooth Note: Contact Technical Assistance for upgrade availability if your Bluetooth control panel is not the same as the control panels presented in this section. Discover and manage pairing with nearby Bluetooth devices. Factory Default Settings Discovered Devices None...
It is not necessary to disconnect a paired scanner and printer before a different scanner or printer is paired with the HX2. The target Bluetooth device should be as close as possible (up to 32.8 ft (10 meters) Line of Sight) to the HX2 during the pairing process.
When an active paired device enters Suspend Mode, is turned Off or leaves the HX2 Bluetooth scanning range, the Bluetooth connection between the paired device and the HX2 is lost. There may be audible or visual signals as paired devices disconnect from the HX2.
An icon with a red background indicates the device's Bluetooth connection is inactive. An icon with a white background indicates the device is connected to the HX2 and the device's Bluetooth connection is active. Double-tap a device in the list to open the device properties menu. The target device does not need to be active.
Stop the connection between the HX2 and the highlighted paired Bluetooth device. Remove an unpaired device from the Bluetooth device list. The highlighted device name and iden- Delete tifier is removed from the HX2 Bluetooth Devices panel after the user taps OK. Properties More information on the highlighted Bluetooth device.
Bluetooth Properties Data on the Bluetooth Properties panel cannot be changed by the user. The data displayed is the result of the device Query performed during the Discovery process. The Status dialog box reflects the current state of the highlighted device. 4-68...
Function This option is Enabled by default. Computer is connectable Disable this option to inhibit HX2 connection initiated by a Bluetooth scanner. This option is Disabled by default. Computer is discoverable Enable this option to ensure other devices can discover the HX2.
(Filtered Mode is enabled/checked). Filtered Mode When Filtered Mode is disabled, the HX2 can pair with up to four Bluetooth devices, with a limit of one Bluetooth scanner, one Bluetooth printer, one PAN, and one DUN connected at the same time.
Options Option Function This option is Enabled (checked) by default. There may be an audio or visual signal when a connection between a paired, active device is Report when connection lost. lost A visual signal may be a dialog box placed on the display notifying the user the connection between one (or all) of the paired Bluetooth devices has stopped.
Option Function This option is Enabled (checked) by default. This option controls the overall mobile Bluetooth device reconnect behavior. When Auto Reconnect is disabled (unchecked), Auto Reconnect on Boot is automatically disabled and dimmed. When Auto Reconnect is disabled (unchecked), no devices are reconnected in any situation.
This is an alphanumeric field displaying the currently selected Outbox. The Outbox is the location where files are stored to be pushed from the HX2 to a remote server. Use the browse button ... to browse to and select the Outbox folder.
The most recently pushed file is highlighted, assuming that file is still present in the Outbox. Select OPP Server from This list displays the known OPP capable servers that the HX2 has previously discovered. Remote Device List The most recently paired server is selected and highlighted.
About This panel lists the assigned Computer Friendly Name (that other devices may discover during their Discovery and Query process), the Bluetooth MAC address, and software version levels. The data cannot be edited by the user. 4-76...
2. Tap the Settings Tab. 3. Change the Computer Friendly Name at the bottom of the Settings display. The Bluetooth HX2 default name is determined by the factory installed software version. Assign a unique name (up to 32 characters) to every HX2 before initiating Bluetooth Discovery.
LED on the device, or a dialog box is placed on the HX2 display. 14. Whenever the HX2 is turned On, all previously paired, live, Bluetooth devices in the vicinity are paired, one at a time, with the HX2.
When an active paired device enters Suspend Mode, is turned Off or leaves the HX2 Bluetooth scan range, the Bluetooth connection between the paired device and the HX2 is lost. There may be audible or visual signals as paired devices disconnect from the HX2.
To open the LXEZ Pairing program, tap Start > Settings > Control Panel > Bluetooth or tap the Bluetooth icon on the HX2 desktop or tap the Bluetooth icon in the taskbar. Locate the bar code label, similar to the one shown above, attached to the HX2. The label is the Bluetooth address identifier for the HX2.
HX2 without Label If the HX2 Bluetooth address bar code label does not exist, follow these steps to create a unique Bluetooth address bar code for the HX2: First, locate the HX2 Bluetooth address by tapping Start > Settings > Control Panel > Bluetooth > About tab.
Bluetooth Printer Setup The Bluetooth managed device should be as close as possible, in direct line of sight, with the HX2 during the pairing process. 1. Open the LXEZ Pairing Panel. 2. Tap Discover. Locate the Bluetooth printer in the Discovery panel.
If a duplicate filename is received, LXEZ Pairing writes the file in the specified location, with an incremental number appended to the file name. For example, if a file named file.jpg is pushed to the HX2 and that filename already exists in the Inbox, LXEZ Pairing saves the new file as file001.jpg.
This section assumes that a device supporting OPP is paired with the HX2. The HX2 (OPP client) initiates a connection to the remote device (OPP server) by selecting a file to push to the remote device. The HX2 sends the file and disconnects. The remote device may prompt the user (of that remote device) to accept the incoming request depending on the security settings of the remote device.
Manage digital certificates used for secure communication. Note: Digital certificates are date sensitive. If the date on the HX2 is incorrect, wireless authentication will fail. The Certificates stores lists the certificates trusted by the HX2 mobile device user. These values may change based on the type of network security resident in the client, access point or the host system.
Date / Time Start > Settings > Control Panel > Date/Time - or - Time in Desktop Taskbar Use this HX2 panel to set Date, Time, Time Zone, and assign a Daylight Savings location. Factory Default Settings Current Time Midnight...
Device Management Start > Settings > Control Panel > Device Management Allows a Device Management client (the device equipped with a Microsoft Windows CE operating system) to work with a Microsoft Systems Management Server. Specify the server name or IP address of the management server and check the checkbox if a secure connection is to be used. Refer to the Microsoft.com website for more information on device management for Windows CE equipped devices.
Dialing Start > Settings > Control Panel > Dialing Set dialup properties for internal modems (not supplied or supported on the HX2). Factory Default Settings Location Work Area Code Tone Dialing Enabled Country/Region Disable Call Waiting Disabled (blank) 4-88...
The display might also called the touch screen. Select the desktop background image and appearance scheme for the HX2. Using the options on the Backlight tab, set the display backlight and keypad backlight timers when running on battery or external power.
button to save the change. The change takes effect immediately. Appearance There is very little change from general desktop PC Appearance options. Select a scheme from the dropdown list and make changes to the parameters. The default is High Contrast White for monochrome displays and Windows Standard for color displays.
Set options such as IP V6, time sync, touch screen enable and CapsLock. Also set Status Popup taskbar icon display options for the Admin and User. It may be necessary to warmboot the HX2 after making desired changes A pop up window indicates if a warmboot is required. Note:...
Windows/Grabtime.ini does not persist. Disable SNMP By default, the SNMP agent is running on the HX2. To disable the SNMP agent, check this box. Wakeup on PWR Button Only When this option is checked, the only wake up event is a press of the power button. When unchecked (default) normal wake up events for the HX2 are enabled.
This option is not available with the Alpha Mode 3 tap keypad. By default, the HX2 is configured for the Dual Alpha style keypad. Check this box to enable the Triple Tap style keypad. Backup Battery Low Warn Dialog Enable Enable or disable the backup battery low warning message.
Power Icon Enable Determines if the Power icon is displayed in the System Tray. The default is checked (enabled). Green Modifier Key Toggle Mode Enable This option is not available with the Alpha Mode 3 tap keypad. Determines if the Green key supports sticky mode. If enabled (checked), the Green key is sticky and the keypad remains in Green modifier mode until: A Green modifier key is pressed (F1-F10, left arrow, right arrow, space) A non-Green modifier key is pressed (Enter, Orange, Blue, etc.)
Status Popup Options on this tab configure the Status Popup window. When the Status popup window is displayed, it is placed on top of the window in focus and hides any data beneath it. It is closed by pressing the assigned Status User or Status Admin key sequence.
Display Power Save Mode When using the Default option, the operating system turns off power to the display when the HX2 is in system idle or suspend modes. When the Low option is used, the operating system does not cut power to the display. Instead the power management feature of the display controller is used during system idle and suspend modes.
Input Panel Start > Settings > Control Panel > Input Panel Set the current HX2 keys and data input method. Factory Default Settings Input Method Keyboard Allow applications to change Enabled input panel state Options button Keys Small keys Use gestures...
Installed Programs Start > Settings > Control Panel > Installed Programs Note: Lists programs installed in RAM. View the list of installed programs. No user interaction is required. Note: Contact Technical Assistance for assistance if factory installed programs must be deleted. 4-98...
Internet Options Start > Settings > Control Panel > Internet Options Set options for HX2 Internet connectivity. Select a tab. Tap the ? button for help using Windows CE Help installed in your mobile device. Adjust the settings and tap the OK button.
KeyPad Start > Settings > Control Panel > KeyPad Icon Use this control panel option to assign key functions to mappable keys available on your HX2, determine application launch sequences and program command Run sequences. Factory Default Settings Alpha (Alpha is not available on the HX2 with a Dual Alpha or Triple Tap keypad)
Alpha Tab Note: Alpha tab is not available when the HX2 has a Dual Alpha or Triple Tap keypad. Assign settings by clicking radio buttons and selecting keys from the drop down boxes. Select the Off radio button (disable) when the Alpha key is to be tapped every time an alpha character is Persistence desired.
KeyMap Tab Alpha Mode 3 Tap Keypad Dual Alpha or Triple Tap Keypad Assign settings by clicking radio buttons and selecting keys from the drop down boxes. Tap the OK button when finished. The changes take effect immediately. How to Remap a Single Key 1.
How to Remap a Key Sequence 1. Select the modifier key from the Modifier Mode options. 2. Select the key to be remapped from the Key pulldown list. 3. Select Key Sequence from the Remapped Key pulldown list. 4. Select the first key for the multiple key sequence from the pulldown list. 5.
How to Remap an Application 1. Select the modifier key from the Modifier Mode options. 2. Select the key to be remapped from the Key pulldown list. 3. Select Launch App1-4 from the remapped key from the Remapped Key pulldown list. 4.
The default for all text boxes is Null or “ ”. The text boxes accept string values only. Note that executables and parameters are not checked for accuracy by the keyboard driver. If the launch fails, the HX2 emits a single beep, if the launch is successful, it is silent.
The default for all text boxes is Empty, Null or " ". The text boxes accept string values only. Note that executables and parameters are not checked for accuracy by the keyboard driver. If the launch fails, the HX2 emits a single beep, if the launch is successful, the mobile device is silent.
License Viewer Start > Settings > Control Panel > License Viewer Use this option to view software license registration details, and service contract length for a HX2. Information on the License Viewer tabs is unique for each HX2. Note: Following image is an example.
Start > Settings > Control Panel > Mixer The HX2 has a speaker and a microphone. They are active when a headset is not connected to the device. The microphone is located to the right of the oval logo at the top of the unit.
Mixer Input Tap and hold the slider. Move it either left or right, or tap the left and right arrows, to adjust decibel level. Option Function None When enabled, the internal microphone is turned off. The default is unchecked (disabled). When enabled, the internal microphone is turned on.
Network and Dialup Options Start > Settings > Control Panel > Network and Dialup Connections Set HX2 network driver properties and network access properties. Select a connection to use, or create a new connection. Create a New Connection 1. On the mobile device, select Start > Settings > Control Panel > Network and Dialup Connections. A window is displayed showing the existing connections.
Network Capture Start > Settings > Control Panel > Network Capture Note: Verify the date and time before using the logging utilities to ensure meaningful data. The Network Capture panels provide configuration options for logging utilities. Two types of logging are configurable: Netlog is a Windows CE utility that monitors network traffic.
Netlog Use this control panel to configure the Netlog utility. By configuring Netlog using the control panel, Netlog remains running across a warmboot. However, please note that: Netlog first stores data to a file named netlog0.cap, then netlog1.cap. Any time the current file reaches maximum size, Netlog switches to the other file.
Run cmd Performs the command selected. For example, to run Netlog and modify the packet size do the following: Select load from the Commands list and click the Run cmd button. Select stop from the Commands list and click the Run cmd button. Select options from the Commands list, enter the new packet size in the Options list and click the Run cmd button.
Owner Start > Settings > Control Panel > Owner Set the HX2 owner details. The Network ID is used when logging into a remote network. Factory Default Settings Identification Name Blank Company Blank Address Blank Telephones Blank Display owner ID at power-on...
Enter user name, password and domain to be used when logging into network resources. 4-118...
Password Start > Settings > Control Panel > Password Use this panel to set HX2 user access to control panels and power up password properties. Important: This password must be entered before performing a cold boot or cold reset. If entering a power-on or screen saver password does not allow you to disable this password protection or perform a cold boot, contact Customer Support.
PC Connection Start > Settings > Control Panel > PC Connection Use these options to control a cabled connection (USB, serial) between the HX2 and a nearby desktop/laptop computer. Factory Default Settings Enable direct connection Enabled Connect using USB Client Unchecking the Enable direct connections checkbox disables ActiveSync on the HX2.
Power Start > Settings > Control Panel > Power The HX2 power mode timers are cumulative. The System Idle timer begins the countdown after the User Idle timer has expired and the Suspend timer begins the countdown after the System Idle timer has expired.
Because of the cumulative effect, and using the Battery Power Scheme Defaults listed above: The backlight turns off after 3 seconds of no activity, The display turns off after 18 seconds of no activity (15 sec + 3 sec), And the device enters Suspend after 5 minutes and 18 seconds of no activity. If the User Idle timer is set to Never, the power scheme timers never place the device in User Idle, System Idle or Suspend modes.
Regional and Language Settings Start > Settings > Control Panel > Regional Settings Set the appearance of numbers, currency, time and date based on regional and language settings. Set the HX2 user interface language and the default input language. Factory Default Settings...
Note: Lists programs installed in RAM that have been marked for removal. Select a program and tap Remove. Follow the prompts on the screen to uninstall HX2 user-installed only programs. The change takes effect immediately. Files stored in the My Documents folder are not removed using this option.
Scan button on the ring is pressed. Important: The ring decoders are initialized during HX2 power up by the scanner wedge driver. Every time you scan the Reset to Factory Default bar code in the Ring Scanner Programming Guide, select Start > Settings > Control Panel > Scanner.
Bar Code Processing Overview Bar code processing involves several steps. Some steps may be skipped during the processing depending on user selections on the Scanner control panels. The steps are presented below in the order they are performed on the bar code data. 1.
Factory Default Settings Main Tab Port 1 Disabled until auto-detect Port 2 Ring Port 3 Disabled until auto-detect Send Key Message (WEDGE) Enabled Enable Scanner Sound Enabled Imager LED Illumination Internal Single Scan COM1 Tab (Cradle serial port) Baud Rate 9600 Stop Bits Parity...
Start > Settings > Control Panel > Scanner > Main tab Parameter Function The ports are disabled until the HX2 auto-detects a device tethered to the port. Port 1 defaults to Port Bluetooth and Port 2 defaults to Ring when a Bluetooth enabled HX2 with ring scanner/imager is powered On Default: Enabled.
Serial Port Pin 9 COM1 does not support 5V switchable power on pin 9 for handheld serial tethered scanners. Ring scanners are tethered to the HX2. Handheld serial tethered scanners can be connected to the HX2 through the desktop cradle serial port. 4-130...
Barcode Tab Start > Settings > Control Panel > Scanner > Barcode tab The Barcode tab contains several options to control bar code processing. Options include: Defining custom Code IDs Disable processing of specified bar code symbologies Rejecting bar code data that is too short or too long Stripping characters including Code ID, leading or trailing characters and specified bar code data strings Replacing control characters Adding a prefix and a suffix.
Buttons Individually enable or disable a bar code from being scanned, set the mini- mum and maximum size bar code to accept, strip Code ID, strip data from Symbology Settings the beginning or end of a bar code, or (based on configurable Barcode Data) add a prefix or suffix to a bar code before transmission.
Note: Do not scan decoder engine configuration bar codes in the Ring Scanner / Ring Imager Programming Guide when Continuous scan mode is on. Configuration bar codes do not decode when scanned while the HX2 is in Continuous Mode. Caution: Laser beam is emitted continuously. Do not stare into the laser beam.
Enable Code ID This parameter programs the scanner to transmit the specified Code ID and/or determines the type of bar code identifier being processed. Transmission of the Code ID is enabled at the scanner for all bar code symbologies, not for an individual symbology. Code ID is sent from the scanner so the scanner driver can discriminate between symbologies.
Notes When Strip: Code ID (see Symbology panel) is not enabled, the code ID is sent as part of the bar code data to an application. When Strip: Code ID (see Symbology panel) is enabled, the entire Code ID string is stripped (i.e., treated as a Code ID). UPC/EAN Codes only: The code id for supplemental bar codes is not stripped.
Bar Code – Custom Identifiers Code IDs can be defined by the user. This allows processing parameters to be configured for bar codes that do not use the standard AIM or Symbol IDs or for bar codes that have data embedded at the beginning of the data that acts like a Code ID. These are called custom Code IDs and are included in the Symbology drop down box in the Symbology dialog, unless Enable Code ID is set to None.
Buttons Entering data into both the Name and ID Code fields enables the Add button. Click the Add button and the data is added to the next empty location in the Custom ID list. Insert Click on an empty line in the Custom ID list. The Add button changes to Insert. Enter data into both the Name and ID Code fields and click the Insert button.
Control Code Replacement Examples Configuration Example Con- Example Con- Translation Translated Data Data trol Character figuration The control character is discarded from 0x1B in the bar code is dis- Ignore (drop) ESCape Ignore (drop) the bar code data, prefix and suffix carded.
Bar Code Processing Examples The following table shows examples of stripping and prefix/suffix configurations. The examples assume that the scanner is configured to transmit an AIM identifier. Symbology EAN-128(]C1) EAN-13(]E0) Intrlv 2 of 5(]IO) Code93 Enable Enabled Enabled Enabled Enabled Disabled Min length Max length...
Bar Code - Ctrl Char Mapping The Ctrl Char Mapping button (Control Character Mapping) activates a dialog to define the operations the Wedge performs on control characters (values less than 0x20) embedded in bar codes. Control characters can be replaced with user-defined text which can include hat encoded or hex encoded values.
Once the user types any character into the Replacement edit control, reselecting the character from the Character drop down box redisplays the default Ignore (drop) in the Replacement edit control. Replacement The edit control where the user types the characters to be assigned as the replacement of the control character. Replacements for a control character are assigned by selecting the appropriate character from the Character drop down box, typing the replacement in the Replacement edit control (according to the formats defined above) and then clicking the Assign button.
Barcode Data) add a prefix or suffix to a bar code. The Symbology drop-down box contains all symbologies supported on the HX2. An asterisk appears in front of symbologies that have already been configured or have been modified from the default value.
If a symbology has not been configured (does not have an * next to it) the settings for All are used which is not necessarily the default. Parameters Enable This checkbox enables (checked) or disables (unchecked) the symbology field. The scanner driver searches the beginning of the bar code data for the type of ID specified in the Barcode tab -- Enable Code ID field (AIM or Symbol) plus any custom identifiers.
Strip Leading/Trailing Control This group of controls determines what data is removed from the bar code before the data is buffered for the application. When all values are set, Code ID takes precedence over Leading and Trailing; Bar code Data stripping is performed last. Stripping occurs before the Prefix and Suffix are added, so does not affect them.
Barcode Data Match List Barcode Data Panel This panel is used to strip data that matches the entry in the Match list from the bar code. Enter the data to be stripped in the text box and tap the Insert or Add button. The entry is added to the Match list. To remove an entry from the Match list, highlight the entry in the list and tap the Remove button.
Match List Rules The data in the match list is processed by the rules listed below: Strings in the list will be searched in the order they appear in the list. If the list contains ABC and AB, in that order, incoming data with ABC will match first, and the AB will have no effect.
Add Prefix/Suffix Control Use this option to specify a string of text, hex values or hat encoded values to be added to the beginning (prefix) or the end (suffix) of the bar code data. Up to 19 characters can be included in the string. The string can include any character from the keyboard plus characters specified by hex equivalent or entering in hat encoding.
Length Based Bar Code Stripping Use this procedure to create symbology rules for two bar codes with the same symbology but with different discrete lengths. This procedure is not applicable for bar codes with variable lengths (falling between a maximum value and a minimum value). Example 1: A normal AIM or Symbol symbology role can be created for the desired bar code ID.
Click the Barcode Data button. Click the Add button. Add the data for the match codes. Refer to the previous section Bar Code Data Match List for instruction. Scan a bar code and examine the result. 4-149...
Stylus Start > Settings > Control Panel > Stylus Use this control panel option to set stylus double-tap sensitivity properties and calibrate the HX2 touch panel when needed. Double Tap Follow the instructions on the screen and tap the OK button to save any double tap changes.
System Start > Settings > Control Panel > System Use these HX2 panels to: Review System and mobile device data and revision levels. Adjust Storage and Program memory settings. Assign a device name and device descriptor. Factory Default Settings General...
The device name and description can be changed by the user. Enter the name and description using either the keypad or the Input Panel and tap OK to save the changes. This information is used to identify the HX2 to other computers and devices.
You can also select / deselect sounds for key clicks and screen taps and whether each is loud or soft. As the volume scrollbar is moved between Loud and Soft, the HX2 emits a tone each time the volume increases or decreases.
Good scan and bad scan sounds are stored in the Windows directory, as SCANGOOD.WAV and SCANBAD.WAV. These are unprotected WAV files and can be replaced by a WAV file of the user’s choice. By default a good scan sound on the HX2 is a single beep, and a bad scan sound is a double beep. 4-157...
WiFi Control Panel Start > Settings > Control Panel > WiFi or click the Summit Client Utility icon Use this option to set parameters and manage profiles for the wireless client pre-loaded on your HX2. See the Summit Client Utility for more information.
Doing so results in unnecessary delays when booting the device. The Avalanche Enabler installation file LXE_ENABLER.CAB is loaded on the HX2 by Honeywell; however, the device is not configured to launch the Enabler installation file automatically. The installation application must be run manually the first time Avalanche is used.
The Avalanche folder cannot be deleted while the Enabler is running. See Stop the Enabler Service. If sharing errors occur while attempting to delete the Avalanche folder, warm boot the HX2, immediately delete the Avalanche folder, and then perform another warm boot. Stop the Enabler Service To stop the Enabler from monitoring for updates from the Mobility Center Console: 1.
Update Monitoring Overview There are three methods by which the Enabler on the HX2 can communicate with the Mobile Device Server running on the host machine. Wired via a serial cable between the Mobile Device Server PC and the HX2.
Mobile Device Wireless and Network Settings Once the connection to the Mobile Device Server is established, the HX2 Enabler attempts to apply all network and wireless settings contained in the active profile. The success of the application of settings is dependent upon the local configuration of control parameters for the Enabler.
This utility is downloaded and installed in addition to the Remote Management Utility. The WCA is included when the Summit radio driver software is updated. The WCA is automatically installed when the radio driver is updated. If the Remote Management Utility (RMU) is not present on the HX2, see Using Wavelink Avalanche to Upgrade System...
Version Information on Mobile Devices The VersionInfo.EXE file is included in the Remote Management Utility package downloaded to the HX2. It is stored in the \Program Files\RMU folder. When VersionInfo.EXE is opened, a dialog box is presented to the HX2 user displaying:...
Enabler Configuration Depending on the version of the Enabler running on the HX2, the desktop Enabler icon may look like one of the following: The available configuration options and tabs may vary by Enabler version. The examples shown in this section assume the latest version of the Enabler is installed on the HX2.
Refer to the Wavelink Avalanche Mobility Center User Guide for details. The Settings option under the File menu allows the HX2 user to access the control panel to locally configure the Enabler settings. The Enabler control panel is, by default, password protected.
Avalanche Update using File > Settings Use these menu options to setup the Avalanche Enabler on the HX2. Change the settings and save them by rebooting before connecting to the network. Alternatively, the Mobile Device Server can be disabled until needed (refer to the Wavelink Avalanche Mobility Center User’s Guide for details).
Connection Avalanche Enter the IP Address or host name of the Mobile Device Server assigned to the HX2. Server Address Check Serial Indicates whether the Enabler should first check for serial port connection to the Mobile Device Server Connection before checking for a wireless connection to the Mobile Device Server.
Sync Clock Reset the time on the HX2 based on the time on the Mobile Device Server host PC. On Startup – Connect to the Mobile Device Server when the Enabler is accessed. On Resume – Connect to the Mobile Device Server when resuming from Suspend mode.
Data The Data tab controls when data is transferred between the HX2 and the Mobile Device Server. Network When checked, the LAN/WiFi network is enabled to transfer statistics. Specifies the Report Interval, how frequently the Enabler reports statistics to the Mobile Device Report Server.
By default, Keep settings unlocked for 10 minutes is disabled (checkbox is blank). Application Behavior of the Enabler when the HX2 boots up. The default is Monitor for Updates. Do not Monitor - When the device boots, do not launch the Enabler application and do not attempt to connect to the Mobile Device Server.
Activity Log Use this option to control the level of detail recorded in the log file. The default is No Activity Log. No Activity Log - No log file is written. Critical - Only critical errors written to the log files. Error - Communication or configuration problems are written to the log file along with critical Log Level messages.
Display Update Window Display The user interface for the Enabler can be configured to dynamically change based on the status of the HX2 connection with the Mobile Device Server. At startup Default is Half Screen. Options are Half screen, Hidden or Full screen.
Taskbar For best results, use AppLock to manage the taskbar. AppLock is resident on each mobile device. If the Taskbar tab is not present on the Enabler installed on your device, please see the equivalent options on the Startup/Shutdown tab. The Display State options control the appearance of the taskbar while using the Enabler interface.
Execution Note the dimmed options on this HX2 panel. This menu option is designed to manage downloaded applications for automatic execution upon startup. Auto-Execute Selec- An application that has been installed with the Avalanche Management system can be run auto- tion matically following each boot.
Scan Config For best results, use eXpress Config and eXpress Scan for this function. eXpress Scan is included with the updated HX2 enablers. Scan Config functionality is a standard option of the Wavelink Avalanche MC system but is not currently supported on the HX2.
For best results, use AppLock for this function. AppLock is resident on each mobile device. Configure shortcuts to other applications on the HX2. Shortcuts are viewed and activated in the Programs panel. This limits the user’s access to certain applications when the Enabler is controlling the mobile device display.
SaaS Use to configure the Enabler to connect with Avalanche on Demand. This is a Software-as-a-Service version of Avalanche. Using either of the SaaS configuration options below assumes the user has registered with Wavelink. Disable SaaS No SaaS connection is used. Scan Configure Scan bar codes printed from within the Avalanche Console to configure the Enabler for the SaaS con- SaaS...
Settings not be checked as configuration packages provide more radio configuration options. Current Lists all network adapters currently installed on the HX2. Adapter Primary Indicates if the Enabler is to attempt to configure the primary adapter (active only if there are multiple network Adapter adapters).
Use Man- When enabled, the Enabler will ignore any network or wireless settings coming from the Avalanche MC Console ual Set- and use only the network settings on the HX2. tings Properties Selecting the Properties icon displays the Manual Settings Properties dialog applet. From here, the user can con-...
Note: The Authentication tab may not be present in all versions of the Enabler. It is not recommend to enable “Manage Wireless Settings” for Summit Client devices. When you download a profile that is configured to manage network and wireless settings, the Enabler will not apply the manage network and wireless settings to the adapter unless the global Manage wireless settings and Manage network settings options are enabled on the Adapters panel (see Figure titled Adapters Options –...
It also searches for new adapters and may cause a slight delay to refresh the contents of the drop-down menu. Link speed indicates the speed at which the signal is being sent from the adapter to the HX2. Speed is dependent on signal strength.
Startup/Shutdown For best results, use AppLock to manage the taskbar. AppLock is resident on each mobile device. If the Startup/Shutdown tab is not present on the Enabler installed on your device, please see the equivalent options on the Preferences tab and the Taskbar tab.
Change the option if desired. Tap the X button to cancel Exit. Tap the OK button to exit the Avalanche applet. Using Remote Management 1. Configure the radio to connect to the network running the Mobile Device Server. After the HX2 is connected, proceed to step 2.
Using eXpress Scan eXpress Scan Desktop Icon If the HX2 has an eXpress Scan icon on the desktop, eXpress Scan may be used for the initial configuration of the device. If the eXpress Scan icon is not present on the desktop, install the Enabler.
If the passwords match, the bar code data is processed and the screen is updated to reflect the number of bar codes included in the set. If the passwords do not match, an error message is displayed. The current screen can be closed using the X box in the upper right corner.
Step 3: Process Completion After the last bar code is scanned, the settings are automatically applied. Once configured, the HX2 is warmbooted. Once connected to the wireless network and the Mobile Device Server, any software updates and additional configuration data are downloaded.
EAP-FAST Important Notes It is important that all dates are correct on the HX2 and host computers when using any type of certificate. Cer- tificates are date sensitive and if the date is not correct authentication will fail. Verify and adjust the date using the Date and Time control panel.
Summit Client Utility Note: When making changes to profile or global parameters, the device should be warmbooted afterwards. Access: Start > Programs > Summit > SCU or SCU Icon on Desktop or Summit Tray Icon (if present) or Wi-FI Icon in the Windows Control Panel (if present) Main Tab provides information, admin login and active profile selection.
Summit Tray Icon The Summit tray icon provides access to the SCU and is a visual indicator of radio status. The Summit tray icon is displayed when: The Summit radio is installed and active The Windows Zero Config utility is not active The Tray Icon setting is On Click the icon to launch the SCU.
Wireless Zero Config Utility and the Summit Radio The WZC utility has an icon in the toolbar that looks like networked computers with a red X through them, indicating that Wireless Zero Config application is enabled but the connection is inactive at this time (the device is not connected to a network).
Main Tab Start > Programs > Summit > Main tab Factory Default Settings Admin Login SUMMIT Radio Enabled Active Config/Profile Default Regulatory Domain FCC or ETSI The Main tab displays information about the wireless client device including: SCU (Summit Client Utility) version Driver version Radio Type (BG is an 802.11 b/g radio, ABG is an 802.11 a/b/g radio).
Auto Profile Auto Profile allows the user to configure a list of profiles that the SCU can search when a radio connection is lost. After using the Profile tab to create any desired profiles, return to the Main tab. To specify which profiles are to be included in Auto Profile, click the List button.
Admin Login To login to Administrator mode, tap the Admin Login button. Once logged in, the button label changes to Admin Logout. The admin is automatically logged out when the SCU is exited. The Admin can either tap the Admin Logout button, or the OK button to logout. The Administrator remains logged in when the SCU is not closed and a Suspend/Resume function is performed.
Profile Tab Start > Programs > Summit > Profile tab Note: Tap the Commit button to save changes before leaving this panel or the SCU. If the panel is exited before tapping the Commit button, changes are not saved! Factory Default Settings Profile Default SSID...
Buttons Button Function Commit Saves the profile settings made on this screen. Settings are saved in the profile. Allows entry of a username and password, certificate names, and other information required to authenticate with Credentials the access point. The information required depends on the EAP type. Deletes the profile.
Options are: None, WEP(or Manual WEP), WEP EAP (or Auto WEP), WPA PSK, WPA TKIP, WPA Encryption None CCKM, WPA2 PSK, WPA2 AES, or WPA2 CCKM. CKIP is not supported in the HX2. The Encryption type chosen determines if the WEP Keys / PSK Keys button is active and also deter- mines the available entries in the WEP or PSK pop-up window.
It is important the Radio Mode parameter correspond to the AP to which the device is to connect. For example, if this parameter is set to G rates only, the HX2 may only connect to APs set for G rates and not those set for B and G rates.
Status Tab Start > Programs > Summit > Status tab This screen provides information on the radio: The profile being used The status of the radio card (down, associated, authenticated, etc.) Client information including device name, IP address and MAC address. Information about the Access Point (AP) maintaining the connection to the network including AP name, IP address and MAC address.
Diags Tab Start > Programs > Summit > Diags tab The Diags screen can be used for troubleshooting network traffic and radio connectivity issues. (Re)connect – Use this button to apply (or reapply) the current profile and attempt to associate or authenticate to the wireless LAN.
Global Tab Start > Programs > Summit > Global tab The parameters on this panel can only be changed when an Admin is logged in with a password. The current values for the parameters can be viewed by the general user without requiring a password. Note: Tap the Commit button to save changes.
Custom Parameter Option Honeywell does not support the parameter Custom option. The parameter value is displayed as “Custom” when the operating system registry has been edited to set the Summit parameter to a value that is not available from the parameter’s drop down list.
Global Parameters Parameter Default Function If signal strength is less than this trigger value, the client looks for a different Access Point with a stronger signal. Roam Trigger -65 dBm Options are: -50 dBm, -55, -60, -65, -70, -75, -80, -85, -90 dBm or Custom. Available options may vary by SCU revision.
Parameter Default Function Use of Cisco Compatible Extensions (CCX) radio management and AP spec- ified maximum transmit power features. Options are: Full - Use Cisco IE and CCX version number, support all CCX features. The option known as "On" in previous versions. BG: Off CCX or CCX Features Optimized –Use Cisco IE and CCX version number, support...
TX Diversity A: Main Only Contact Technical Assistance if you have questions about the antenna(s) installed on your HX2. How to handle antenna diversity when receiving packets from the Access Point. Options are: Main Only (use the main antenna only)
Parameter Default Function Determines if the Summit icon is displayed in the System tray. Tray Icon Options are: On, Off When On, the Summit Config Utility masks passwords (characters on the screen are displayed as an *) as they are typed and when they are viewed. Hide Password When Off, password characters are not masked.
Sign-On vs. Stored Credentials When using wireless security that requires a user name and password to be entered, the Summit Client Utility offers these choices: The Username and Password may be entered on the Credentials screen. If this method is selected, anyone using the device can access the network.
6. For EAP-TLS, also enter the User Cert (User Certificate filename) on the credentials screen by using the Browse button. 7. Click the OK button then the Commit button. 8. When the device attempts to connect to the network, a sign-on screen is displayed. 9.
Windows Certificate Store vs. Certs Path Note: It is important that all dates are correct on the HX2 and host computers when using any type of certificate. Certificates are date sensitive and if the date is not correct authentication will fail.
6. Uncheck the Use full trusted store checkbox. 7. Select the desired certificate and click the Select button to return the selected certificate to the CA Cert textbox. 8. Click OK to exit the Credentials screen and then Commit to save the profile changes. 6-23...
Configuring the Profile Use the instructions in this section to complete the entries on the Profile tab according to the type of wireless security used by your network. The instructions that follow are the minimum required to successfully connect to a network. Your system may require more parameters than are listed in these instructions.
No Security To connect to a wireless network with no security, make sure the following profile options are used. Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile Set EAP Type to None Set Encryption to None Set Auth Type to Open Once configured, click the Commit button.
To connect using WEP, make sure the following profile options are used. Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile Set EAP Type to None Set Encryption to WEP or Manual WEP (depending on SCU version) Set Auth Type to Open Click the WEP keys/PSKs button.
LEAP To use LEAP (without WPA), make sure the following profile options are used. Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile Set EAP Type to LEAP Set Encryption to WEP EAP or Auto WEP (depending on SCU version) Set Auth Type as follows: If the Cisco/CCX certified AP is configured for open authentication, set the Auth Type radio parameter to Open.
To use Stored Credentials, click on the Credentials button. No entries are necessary for Sign-On Credentials as the user will be prompted for the Username and Password when connecting to the network. Enter the Domain\Username (if the Domain is required), otherwise enter the Username. Enter the password.
PEAP/MSCHAP To use PEAP/MSCHAP, make sure the following profile options are used. Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile Set EAP Type to PEAP-MSCHAP Set Encryption to WPA TKIP Set Auth Type to Open To use another encryption type, select WPA CCKM, WPA2 AES or WPA2 CCKM for encryption and complete other entries as detailed in this section.
Click OK then click Commit. Ensure the correct Active profile is selected on the Main Tab. Windows Certificate Store vs. Certs Path for more information on certificate storage. Once successfully authenticated, import the CA certificate into the Windows certificate store. Return to the Credentials screen and check the Validate server checkbox.
PEAP/GTC To use PEAP/GTC, make sure the following profile options are used. Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile Set EAP Type to PEAP-GTC Set Encryption to WPA TKIP Set Auth Type to Open To use another encryption type, select WPA CCKM, WPA2 AES or WPA2 CCKM for encryption and complete other entries as detailed in this section.
Windows Certificate Store vs. Certs Path for more information on certificate storage. Once successfully authenticated, import the CA certificate into the Windows certificate store. Return to the Credentials screen and check the Validate server checkbox. Note: Some servers may be configured to allow only a single use of the password for PEAP/GTC. In this case, wait for the token to update with a new password before attempting to validate the server.
WPA/LEAP To use WPA/LEAP, make sure the following profile options are used. Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile Set EAP Type to LEAP Set Encryption to WPA TKIP Set Auth Type as follows: If the Cisco/CCX certified AP is configured for open authentication, set the Auth Type radio parameter to Open.
To use Stored Credentials, click on the Credentials button. No entries are necessary for Sign-On Credentials as the user will be prompted for the Username and Password when connecting to the network. Enter the Domain\Username (if the Domain is required), otherwise enter the Username. Enter the password.
RADIUS server must have auto provisioning enabled to send the PAC provisioning credentials to the HX2. For automatic PAC provisioning, once a username/password is authenticated, the PAC information is stored on the HX2. The same username/password must be used to authenticate each time. See the note below for more details.
To use Stored Credentials, click on the Credentials button. No entries are necessary for Sign-On Credentials with automatic PAC provisioning as the user will be prompted for the Username and Password when connecting to the network. To use Sign-On credentials: Do not enter a User and Password as the user will be prompted for the Username and Password when connecting to the network.
EAP-TLS To use EAP-TLS, make sure the following profile options are used. Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile Set EAP Type to EAP-TLS Set Encryption to WPA TKIP Set Auth Type to Open To use another encryption type, select WPA CCKM, WPA2 AES or WPA2 CCKM for encryption and complete other entries as detailed in this section.
Enter the certificate filename in the CA Cert textbox. Click OK then click Commit. The HX2 should be authenticating the server certificate and using EAP-TLS for the user authentication. Ensure the correct Active Profile is selected on the Main tab and warmboot.
WPA PSK To connect using WPA/PSK, make sure the following profile options are used: Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile Set EAP Type to None Set Encryption to WPA PSK or WPA2 PSK Set Auth Type to Open Click the WEP keys/PSKs button.
Generate a User Certificate and Private Key file and download it to a PC. 2. Connect the HX2 to the desktop PC using ActiveSync and copy the certificate and private key file to the HX2 \System folder. Install the User Certificate and Private Key file.
Generating a Root CA Certificate Note: It is important that all dates are correct on the HX2 and host computers when using any type of certificate. Certificates are date sensitive and if the date is not correct authentication will fail.
Click the Download a CA certificate, certificate chain or CRL link. Make sure the correct root CA certificate is selected in the list box. 6-42...
To download the CA certificate, click on the Download CA certificate link. Click the Save button and save the certificate. Make sure to keep track of the name and location of the certificate. Install the certificate on the HX2. 6-44...
This section is only if the Windows certificate store is used. If the certificate store is not used, copy the certificate to the \System folder or other path specified in the Summit Certs global parameter. Copy the certificate file to the HX2. Import the certificate by navigating to Start > Control Panel > Certificates. Tap the Import button.
Using the explorer buttons, browse to the location where you copied the certificate, select the certificate desired and tap OK. Tap Yes to import the certificate. Once the certificate is installed, return to the proper authentication section, earlier in this manual. 6-46...
Sign into the CA with the username and password of the person who will be logging into the mobile device. This process saves a user certificate and a separate private key file. Windows CE equipped devices such as the HX2 require the private key to be saved as a separate file rather than including the private key in the user certificate.
Click the Request a certificate link. Click on the advanced certificate request link. 6-48...
Click on the Create and submit a request to this CA link. 6-49...
For the Certificate Template, select User. Check the Mark keys as exportable and the Export keys to file checkboxes. Type the full path on the local PC where the private key is to be copied. Also specify the private key filename. 6-50...
Be sure to note the name used for the private key file, for example USER.PVK. The certificate file created later in this process must be given the same name, for example, USER.CER. DO NOT check to use strong private key protection. Make any other desired changes and click the Submit button.
Click the Download certificate link. Click Save to download and store the user certificate to the PC. Make sure to keep track of the name and location of the certificate. The private key file is also downloaded and saved during this process. Be sure use the same name for the certificate file as was used for the private key file.
Installing a User Certificate Copy the certificate and private key files to the HX2. Import the certificate by navigating to Start > Control Panel > Certificates. Select My Certificates from the pull down list. Tap the Import button. Make sure From a File is selected and tap OK.
Using the explorer buttons, browse to the location where you copied the certificate, select the certificate desired and tap OK. The certificate is now shown in the list. With the certificate you just imported highlighted, tap View. From the Field pull down menu, select Private Key. If the private key is present, the process is complete.
Using the explorer buttons, browse to the location where you copied the private key file, change the Type pull down list to Private Keys, select the certificate desired and tap OK. Enter the password for the certificate if appropriate. Verify Installation Tap on View to see the certificate details again.
Chapter 7: Keymaps The HX2 default keypad on all HX2s shipped prior to September 2007. Setup requires no user inter- Alpha Mode 3 Tap action. Dual Alpha Set as the default keypad when the Dual Alpha or Triple Tap keypad has been shipped.
To get this Key / Function Press these Keys in this Order Only available when Start Button Mapped Only available when Display Brightness Increase / Decrease Mapped Doubleclick (similar to CapsLock. Single tap the Alpha key Uppercase Alpha (Toggle) Alpha to exit CapsLock mode) Lowercase Alpha This is the default...
To get this Key / Function Press these Keys in this Order Blue Blue Blue Only available when F20 through F24 Mapped Alpha Alpha Alpha Alpha Alpha Alpha Alpha Alpha Alpha Alpha Alpha Alpha Alpha Alpha Alpha Alpha Alpha Alpha Alpha 7777 Alpha...
To get this Key / Function Press these Keys in this Order Alpha (times 2) Alpha (times 2) Alpha (times 2) Alpha (times 2) Alpha (times 2) Alpha (times 2) Alpha (times 2) Alpha (times 2) Alpha (times 2) Alpha (times 2) Alpha (times 2) Alpha (times 2) Alpha (times 2)
To get this Key / Function Press these Keys in this Order Mode) 8 and 8888 (Alpha Mode) 9 and 99999 (Alpha Mode) 0 and 00 (Alpha Mode) . (period) Alpha Alpha * (asterisk) Alpha - (dash or minus sign) Alpha 1111 Special Keys...
Dual Alpha Hints Any key press exits out of the volume and backlight control modes. Modifier keys are sticky. A modifier key (Green, Orange, Blue, Shift and Control) pressed after itself toggles that modifier key off. Any key other than a modifier key following any modifier key, unsticks the modifier keys. To get this Key / Function Press these Keys in this Order Power / Suspend...
To get this Key / Function Press these Keys in this Order Capslock (Toggle) Not applicable Back Space Backspace BackTab Green Up Arrow (Cursor Up) Up Arrow Down Arrow (Cursor Down) Down Arrow Right Arrow (Cursor Right) Green Down Arrow Left Arrow (Cursor Left) Green Up Arrow...
To get this Key / Function Press these Keys in this Order Green Blue Shift Green Blue Shift Green Blue Shift Green Blue Shift Orange Blue Orange Blue Orange Blue Orange Blue Orange Blue Orange Blue Orange Blue Orange Blue Orange Blue Orange...
To get this Key / Function Press these Keys in this Order Orange Shift Blue Shift Orange Shift Blue Shift Orange Shift Blue Shift Orange Shift Blue Shift Orange Shift Blue Shift Orange Shift Blue Shift Orange Shift Blue Shift Orange Shift Up Arrow...
To get this Key / Function Press these Keys in this Order - (dash or minus sign) Green Blue Green Blue ‘ (single quote) Green Blue Green Blue Green Blue Green Blue ‘ (apostrophe) Green Blue , (comma) Green Blue ` (accent) Green Blue...
Triple Tap Hints Any key press exits out of the volume and backlight control modes. Modifier keys are sticky. A modifier key (Green, Orange, Blue, Shift and Control) pressed after itself toggles that modifier key off. Any key other than a modifier key following any modifier key, unsticks the modifier keys. To get this Key / Function Press these Keys in this Order Power / Suspend...
To get this Key / Function Press these Keys in this Order Back Space Backspace BackTab Green Up Arrow (Cursor Up) Up Arrow Down Arrow (Cursor Down) Down Arrow Right Arrow (Cursor Right) Green Down Arrow Left Arrow (Cursor Left) Green Up Arrow Insert...
To get this Key / Function Press these Keys in this Order Green Blue Shift Green Blue Shift Green Blue Shift Blue Blue Blue Blue Blue Blue Blue Blue Blue Blue Blue Blue Blue Blue Blue Blue Blue Blue Blue 7777 Blue Blue...
To get this Key / Function Press these Keys in this Order Blue Shift Blue Shift Blue Shift Blue Shift Blue Shift Blue Shift Blue Shift Blue Shift Blue Shift Blue Shift Blue Shift Blue Shift Blue Shift Blue Shift 7777 Blue Shift...
To get this Key / Function Press these Keys in this Order Green Blue ‘ (single quote) Green Blue Green Blue Green Blue Green Blue ‘ (apostrophe) Green Blue , (comma) Green Blue ` (accent) Green Blue ; (semicolon) Green Blue = (equal sign) Green...
Memory operational for 24 hours when main battery is depleted. Audio/Microphone Connector Tethered Cable: Audio/Battery/HX2 Cable Serial Port (COM2) (2) Tethered cable Ring scanner. Max baud rate 230.4Kbps. External I/O Ports Main Battery | Cradle Connection (COM1) Asynchronous port. Max baud rate 230.4Kbps.
1, 2, 5.5, 6, 9, 11, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps RF Power Level 50 mW max. Channels 1-11 FCC, 1-13 ETSI Operating Temperature Same as HX2 Operating Temperature Storage Temperature Same as HX2 Storage Temperature Connectivity TCP/IP, Ethernet, ODI Diversity Summit 802.11a/b/g CF 2.4/5.0GHz...
Bluetooth Enhanced Data Rate Up to 3.0 Mbit/s over the air Connection No more than 32.80 feet (10 meters) line of sight Bluetooth Version 2.0 + EDR...
Limited Warranty Honeywell International Inc. ("HII") warrants its products to be free from defects in materials and workmanship and to conform to HII’s published specifications applicable to the products purchased at the time of shipment. This warranty does not cover any HII product which is (i) improperly installed or used;...
The duration of the limited warranty for the HX2 Battery Charger is 1 year. The duration of the limited warranty for the HX2 2000mAh Li-Ion and 4000mAh Li-Ion Battery is 6 months. The duration of the limited warranty for the HX2 Ring Scanner and Ring Imager is 1 year.
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