VC70N0 Vehicle Computer
Product Reference Guide
Draft 07-02-2014

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    VC70N0 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Draft 07-02-2014...

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    VC70N0 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide 72-164686-01 Revision C July 2014...

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    VC70N Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide © 2014 by Symbol Technologies, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or used in any form, or by any electrical or mechanical means, without permission in writing from Symbol. This includes electronic or mechanical means, such as photocopying, recording, or information storage and retrieval systems.

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    Revision History Changes to the original manual are listed below: Change Date Description -01 Rev A 11/30/12 Initial release. -01Rev B 6/20/12 Revision B Draft 1 -02Rev B 5/27/13 Revision B Draft 2 Rev B 06/03/13 Revision B Draft Release Rev B 19/09/13 Revision B Release...

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    VC70N Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Warranty ............................... ii Revision History............................ iii About This Guide Introduction ............................xi Documentation Set ......................... xi Configurations............................xii Software Versions........................... xii Chapter Descriptions ..........................xiii Notational Conventions......................... xiv Related Documents and Software ......................xiv Service Information..........................xiv Returning the Vehicle Computer for Service...................

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    VC5090 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide RAM Mount Installation ........................2-12 Installing the VC70 on a Forklift ......................2-13 Positioning the Vehicle Computer ....................2-13 U-Mount Installation Template ....................2-15 Mounting onto an Over-Head Cross-Beam Example ............... 2-16 Mounting onto an Over-Head Cage Example ................2-16 Mounting on a Dashboard or Horizontal Surface Example ............

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    Table of Contents Low Power Mode ........................... 3-22 Methods of Suspension ......................3-22 Critical Suspension ........................3-22 Waking the Vehicle Computer ....................... 3-23 Reduced Power Consumption ....................... 3-23 Controlling the Display ......................... 3-25 Using the Display ........................... 3-25 Using the Keyboard ........................3-26 Screen Lock ...........................

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    viii VC5090 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Connect a Bluetooth Scanner RS507 Directly to the VC70 (SPP Profile) ....... 5-45 Connect a Bluetooth Scanner DS3578 Directly to the VC70 (SPP Profile) ......5-53 Connect a Bluetooth Scanner LS3578 Directly to the VC70 (SPP Profile) ......5-62 Chapter 6: Wireless LAN Applications Introduction ............................

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    COM2 Power Output to Scanner ....................11-4 External Antenna ........................... 11-4 Ignition Timeout ..........................11-5 Registry Values for P1/P2/P3/P4 Keys ..................11-5 Disabling the Fusion RX Sensitivity Degradation ................11-6 VC70N0 WinCE 7.0 Registry Settings for Control Panel Applets ..........11-6...

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    VC5090 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Terminal locking feature ......................11-6 Speaker control ........................11-8 Setting COM5 as Default Serial Port ..................... 11-9 Disable SIP from Auto-Launching ......................11-9 Force Warm Boot or Cold Boot After Resuming From Critical Suspension ......... 11-9 Chapter 12: Maintenance Introduction ............................

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    About This Guide Introduction ® The VC70 Product Reference Guide provides information about the VC70 vehicle computer using Microsoft ® Windows CE 7.0 operating system and its accessories. NOTE Screens and windows pictured in this guide are samples and can differ from actual screens. Documentation Set The documentation set for the VC70 is divided into guides that provide information for specific user needs.

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    VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Configurations This guide covers the following configurations: Data Configuration Radios Display Memory Keypad Capture VC70 Full Screen WLAN: 10.4” XGA 512MB DDR2 Optional Windows Optional USB 802.11a/b/g/n 1024 x 768 volatile memory, Scanner CE 7.0 QWERTY or WPAN: Bluetooth Switchable to...

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    About This Guide xiii Chapter Descriptions Topics covered in this guide are as follows: • Chapter 1, Getting Started, provides information on getting the vehicle computer up and running for the first time. • Chapter 2, Installation, provides instructions for installing the vehicle computer in a forklift, on a wall or on a desktop.

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    VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide • Chapter 12, Maintenance, includes instructions on cleaning and storing the vehicle computer, and provides troubleshooting solutions for potential problems during vehicle computer operation. • Appendix A, Specifications, includes a table listing the technical specifications for the vehicle computer. Notational Conventions The following conventions are used in this document: •...

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    About This Guide If your problem cannot be solved by Symbol support, you may need to return your equipment for servicing and will be given specific directions. Symbol is not responsible for any damages incurred during shipment if the approved shipping container is not used.

  • Page 18: Introduction

    Chapter 1 Getting Started Introduction The VC70 is Symbol ultra-rugged forklift mounted computer. It is designed to maximize productivity in harsh environments. Its rugged construction and high-performance wireless networking enables real-time data access and collection in a wide range of environments — from the loading dock and freezer to the warehouse. The VC70’s compact design improves visibility and reduces safety concerns while retaining large screen size (10.4”).

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    1 - 2 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide ® • Windows CE 7.0 Professional Operating System • TI OMAP4430 processor at 1GHz in turbo mode CPU • 512MB DDR2 volatile memory, 2GB EMMC non volatile memory • 10.4” XGA 1024 x 768, Switchable to SVGA 800x600, (4:3 format) color display •...

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    Getting Started 1 - 3 Backup Battery Door Service Door Antenna Port for Main Power Optional External Switch Antenna Figure 1-2 VC70 Back View COM2 + CAN-bus Microphone External Speaker USB 1 USB 2 COM1 Port Power Ethernet Bottom Connectors Figure 1-3 VC70 Bottom View...

  • Page 21: Accessories

    1 - 4 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Accessories Table 1-2 lists the accessories available from Symbol for the VC70: Accessories Table 1-1 Accessory Description Part Number Keyboards Keyboard: QWERTY, 64-key Backlit, IP66, secured USB-A, VC70. Requires KYBD-QW-VC70-03R KT-KYBDTRAY-VC70-R mounting tray Keyboard: AZERTY, 64-key Backlit, IP66, secured USB-A, VC70.

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    PWRS-9-60VDC-01R External DC Power Supply has to be mounted away or when AC power supply is used. Used when replacing equipment already mounted with RAM mounts Audio External speaker Motorola HSN4040A 13 Watt water-resistant loudspeaker. HSN4040A Requires 25-159552-01 Push-To-Talk Hand GCAI connector, water resistant HMN1089B...

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    1 - 6 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Accessories (Continued) Table 1-1 Accessory Description Part Number Speaker cable adapter for HSN4040A, VC70. Required to connect 25-159552-01 the HSN4040A external speaker Miscellaneous Desiccant bags Set of 5 desiccant bags KT-DSCNT-VC70-05R Screen protector Set of 5 screen protectors KT-SPRTCT-VC70-05R...

  • Page 24: Chapter 2: Installation Introduction

    Chapter 2 Installation Introduction This chapter describes how to install the vehicle computer in a vehicle or on a desktop and connecting the vehicle computer to a power source. There are different installation options depending on the type of vehicle. This chapter also describes how to install the various accessories for the vehicle computer.

  • Page 25: Electrical Power Wiring

    2 - 2 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Electrical Power Wiring IMPORTANT When replacing the forklift battery, avoid draining the internal backup battery of the VC70 by pressing the power button on the front panel for putting the VC70 in unattended mode. •...

  • Page 26: Forklifts And Trucks With 12v, 24v, 36v And 48v Batteries

    Installation 2 - 3 Forklifts and Trucks with 12V, 24V, 36V and 48V Batteries • All power wiring must use the supplied 25-159551-03 power cable. • One 3AB, 15A, 250V, FST BLO fuse. • One 3AG, 0.3A, 250V, FST BLO fuse. •...

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    2 - 4 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide NOTE See the vehicle Owner's Manual for specific wiring information. 3. Connect the yellow wire to the vehicle's ignition or key switch if such is used. If you do not plan on using the Ignition Sense feature, connect the yellow wire directly to the vehicle’s battery positive terminal.

  • Page 28: Ignition Sensing

    Installation 2 - 5 Ignition Sensing The vehicle computer contains an Ignition Sense feature that detects when the ignition switch or key switch is turned off and shuts the vehicle computer down after a preprogrammed timeout. This feature allows the operator to use the vehicle computer for a predetermined time period after the ignition switch or key switch is turned off, then shuts the vehicle computer down automatically to prevent over-discharge of the forklift battery.

  • Page 29: Vc70 Power States

    2 - 6 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide VC70 Power States NOTE Refer to Power Status on page 3-22 for description of the various power states. Table 2-1 describes the power drain of the forklift battery under various power conditions. VC70 Power States Table 2-1 Power...

  • Page 30: Installing The Vc70 On A Cart, A Wall, Or A Desktop

    Installation 2 - 7 Installing the VC70 on a Cart, a Wall, or a Desktop To mount the vehicle computer on a cart, a wall, or a desktop: • Install the U-mount to the desktop. • Connect the vehicle computer to the AC power supply. NOTE For AC power supply and cables, refer to Accessories on page 1-4.

  • Page 31: Connecting The Vehicle Computer To Ac Power

    2 - 8 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Connecting the Vehicle Computer to AC Power NOTE Use only a Symbol-approved power supply, output rated 12 VDC and minimum 9A (part number 50-14000--241R). The power supply is certified to EN60950 with SELV outputs. To provide power from an AC source: Insert the AC line cord into the AC connector on the universal power supply.

  • Page 32: Installing The Dc Power Supply (psu) On The Vc70

    Installation 2 - 9 Installing the DC Power Supply (PSU) on the VC70 NOTE Follow this procedure when using the U-mount. The PSU fastening screws are supplied with the U-mount kit. Attach the PSU to the back of the vehicle computer. Screw the four M5x14mm screws into the PSU mounting holes and tighten.

  • Page 33: Installing A Micro Sd Card

    2 - 10 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Measurements are given in millimeters. PSU Installation Template Figure 2-6 Installing a Micro SD Card A micro SD (Secure Digital) card provides secondary non-volatile storage. The card holder is located on the right side of the VC70 under the Service door.

  • Page 34: U Mount Installation

    Installation 2 - 11 U Mount Installation The U Mount (P/N: KT-U-MOUNT-VC70-R) for is used for replacing a mounted VC5090 with the VC70. U Mount Lock Washer Hex Head Screw Flat Washer Friction Pad Friction Pad Mounting Area Mounting Bracket Installation Figure 2-8 To install the U-mount: Position the friction pads in the friction pad mounting area.

  • Page 35: Ram Mount Installation

    2 - 12 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide RAM Mount Installation CAUTION If mounting to a thin surface such as drywall or plywood, a reinforcing plate is required. NOTE For RAM Mounts, refer to Accessories on page 1-4. The RAM Double Socket Arm Mount allows the VC70 to be easily adjusted to most comfortable location. A single Adjustment Knob enables simultaneous adjustment of both upper and lower ball joints.

  • Page 36: Installing The Vc70 On A Forklift

    Installation 2 - 13 Installing the VC70 on a Forklift CAUTION A competent engineer must perform the installation in a vehicle. Improper installation can injure the operator and damage your vehicle and/or the VC70. Follow the instructions below to properly install the VC70 on a forklift. •...

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    2 - 14 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Avoid Extreme Wrist Angles Figure 2-11 Optimum Wrist Positions Figure 2-12...

  • Page 38: U-mount Installation Template

    Installation 2 - 15 Mounting the Vehicle Computer U-Mount Installation Template Drill Holes: 10.1 mm ± 0.1 mm 0.43 ± 0.004 in. 160.00 ± 0.20 mm 6.299 ± 0.008 in. 25.40 ± 0.10 mm 1.00 ±0.004 in. Mounting Template Figure 2-13...

  • Page 39: Mounting Onto An Over-head Cross-beam Example

    2 - 16 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Important Fixing Information CAUTION Any modification to supplied mounting bracket could cause failure of the unit and/or mountings. • Mounting surface must be flat and stiff and it must extend evenly for the entire length of the mounting bracket surface.

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    Installation 2 - 17 Customer Supplied Nuts Mounting Plate Lock Washers Flat Washers Flat Washers Lock Washers U-mount Allen Head Screws Mounting on Flat Overhead Beams Figure 2-15...

  • Page 41: Mounting On A Dashboard Or Horizontal Surface Example

    2 - 18 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Nuts Customer Supplied Lock Washers Mounting Plate Flat Washers Welded to Beams Flat Washers Lock Washers U-mount Allen Head Screws Mounting on Transverse Overhead Beams Figure 2-16 Mounting on a Dashboard or Horizontal Surface Example The diagram below illustrates a typical installation where the vehicle computer is mounted on a dashboard or horizontal flat surface.

  • Page 42: Installing The Optional Qwerty/azerty Keyboard

    Installation 2 - 19 Installing the Optional QWERTY/AZERTY Keyboard The keyboard kit contains the following items: • Keyboard • Right and left mounting arms • Four torx head screws with flat and lock washers • Six screws with captive flat and lock washers (for keyboard fastening) •...

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    2 - 20 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Left Mounting Torx Head Screws with Flat and Lock Washers Flat Washer Lock Washer Locking Knob Attaching the Brackets to the VC70 Figure 2-19 Insert the keyboard locking knobs through the washers and brackets and screw into the keyboard tray. Tighten fully to lock into place.

  • Page 44: Installing The Optional Vc5090 Keyboard On The Vc70

    Installation 2 - 21 USB Connector USB Connectors Figure 2-21 Installing the Optional VC5090 Keyboard on the VC70 You can install the VC5090 keyboard on the VC70 using the keyboard adapter kit (PN KT-VC50KYBD-ADPT-R). The kit contains the following items: •...

  • Page 45: Installing A Numeric Keyboard

    2 - 22 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Attach the VC5090 keyboard brackets (part of the VC5090 keyboard assembly) to both sides of the VC70, using the cap screws with captive washers. Only tighten the cap screws three turns. Insert the keyboard locking knobs through the washers and brackets and screw into the keyboard.

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    Installation 2 - 23 Numeric Keyboard Numeric Keyboard Mount 6 Torx Head Screws with captive washers Installing the Numeric Keyboard on the Mount Figure 2-24 Attach the numeric keyboard mount to the VC70, using four M5x14mm torx head screws with captive washers.Tighten the screws.

  • Page 47: Keyboard Protection Grill Installation

    2 - 24 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Keyboard Protection Grill Installation To protect the VC70 keyboard, it is recommended to install a protection grill. Different grills should be used with the QWERTY/AZERTY or Numeric keyboard. Each grill kit includes the following items: •...

  • Page 48: Installing The Scanner Mount

    Installation 2 - 25 Installing the Scanner Mount The Scanner mount kit contains the following items: • Side accessory mount (PN KT-ACCMNT-VC70-R) with two screws, two captive lock washers and flat washers • Scanner mount (PN KT-SCANMNT-VC70-R) with four screws, four captive lock washers and flat washers NOTE For scanner mounts information, refer to Accessories on page 1-4.

  • Page 49: Installing A Stubby Antenna

    2 - 26 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Installing a Stubby Antenna NOTE Symbol recommends using the Laird Technologies™ antenna, model number: WTS2450-RPSMA and Lih Yeu Sheng Industries Antenna adapter part number: SMA94A3/1-SRMR or equivalent. must only be used with BSP software version 34.11 and above. IMPORTANT The stubby antenna To install an external antenna: stubby antenna Lift the Antenna Connector cap on top of the vehicle computer.

  • Page 50: Installing The External Roof-mounted Antenna

    Installation 2 - 27 Installing the External Roof-mounted Antenna WARNING The antenna must be installed in a location that will ensure a distance of at least 8” (20cm) between the antenna and any bystander. Sharkfin Antenna 12 feet (144+/-4") Cable Sharkfin Antenna Figure 2-29 NOTE Do not use VC5090 antennas.

  • Page 51: Connecting Accessories

    Connecting an External Speaker to the Vehicle Computer It may be necessary to install an external speaker in noisy environments. Use a Motorola HSN4040 15 Watt water-resistant loudspeaker and connect it to the VC70 External Speaker connector using the adapter cable (PN 25-159552-01).

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    Installation 2 - 29 Attach the side mount to the VC70, using two M5x14mm screws with captive washers.Tork the screws to 20 + 10% kgf-cm (17 + 10% lbs-in). Screws with Captive Screws with Washers Captive Washers Side Mount Microphone Holder Installing the External Microphone Mount Figure 2-32...

  • Page 53: Chapter 3: Operating The Vc70 Introduction

    Chapter 3 Operating the VC70 Introduction This chapter explains the buttons, status icons and controls on the VC70 and provides basic instructions for using the VC70, including powering on and resetting. It also included instructions for entering and capturing data. Control Panel Applications NOTE Some of the scanner parameters accessible through the Control Panel may not be relevant to all scanners used with the VC70.

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    3 - 2 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Icon Description Icon Description Error Reporting - Report software errors to Input Panel - Select the type of Microsoft. keyboard to use. See Using the Keyboard on page 3-6. Internet Options - Connect the VC70 to the IST Settings - Set the appropriate Internet using the VC70 data connection.

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    Operating the VC70 3 - 3 Icon Description Icon Description System - Displays the VC70 software and System Info - View hardware hardware information. Refer to the Microsoft information of VC70 and internal Applications for Windows Embedded components. Version 7.00 User Guide for more information.

  • Page 56: Quick Access Panel

    3 - 4 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Quick Access Panel The Quick Access Panel contains buttons and LEDs to control the operation of the vehicle computer. Ambient Light Sensor +, P1 Button -, P2 Button Keyboard, P3 Button Speaker, P4 Button Brightness Button Function LED...

  • Page 57: Comm Led

    Operating the VC70 3 - 5 Charging LED Indications Table 3-2 LED State Indication Solid Green Backup battery is fully charged (both external power and backup battery available). Blinking Green Backup battery charging in progress (both external power and backup battery available). Slow Blinking Green Backup battery is low (both external power and backup battery available).

  • Page 58: Brightness And Speaker Buttons

    3 - 6 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Brightness and Speaker Buttons The Brightness button places the Quick Access Panel + ( and - ( buttons into the backlight control mode where you can adjust the brightness of the display. The Speaker button places the Quick Access Panel + ( buttons into the audio volume level mode where you can adjust the speaker volume level.

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    Operating the VC70 3 - 7 Soft Input Panel Pop-up Menu. Figure 3-3 NOTE SIP will display the last keyboard type that was used. Figure 3-4 Enlarge Keyboard Button Reduce Keyboard Button Alpha-Numeric Key Toggle Button Numeric Key Toggle Button QWERTY VC70 Soft Input Panel Keyboards - Normal Size Figure 3-5 Enlarge Keyboard...

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    3 - 8 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Numeric Key Toggle Button XAMLIM Soft Input Panel Keyboard Figure 3-7 Tap the Enlarge or Reduce Keyboard button to scale the keyboard. The three sizes are small, normal and large with normal being the default size. To hide or show the numeric keys tap the button.

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    Operating the VC70 3 - 9 QWERTY FUNC Keys Figure 3-10 AZERTY FUNC Keys Figure 3-11 key, when depressed, displays the shifted alpha characters on the keyboard. The shifted letters remain SHIFT until the key is pressed again. SHIFT QWERTY Shifted Keys Figure 3-12 AZERTY Shifted Keys Figure 3-13...

  • Page 62: Keyboard Functionality

    3 - 10 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Keyboard Functionality Optional Numeric, QWERTY and AZERTY keyboards can be used with the vehicle computer. Refer to Figure 3-14, Figure 3-15, Figure 3-16 Table 3-5 for a description of the keys. Table 3-5 describes the general functions of the keyboard.

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    Operating the VC70 3 - 11 VC70 AZERTY Keyboard Figure 3-16 Key Descriptions Table 3-5 Description SHIFT Press the key followed by an alpha key to create uppercase alphabetic SHIFT characters or a key to perform a function. FUNC Pressing once will result in the backlight of these key to start blinking to SHIFT indicate that the next key press is 'Shifted’.

  • Page 64: Adjusting The Brightness

    3 - 12 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Key Descriptions (Continued) Table 3-5 Description FUNC key is used to turn the function keys into function FUNC keys. The key has two modes of operation: FUNC Function mode: Switches to function keys and returns to normal keyboard F11 - F20 operation after pressing...

  • Page 65: Controlling The External Keyboards Backlight

    Operating the VC70 3 - 13 mode (or after five seconds of inactivity the VC70 automatically returns to normal operation). A light sensor sets the screen brightness in accordance to ambient light. NOTE When using cordless scanner, the default inactivity time-out-timer set for Never should not be overridden. If overridden, a user, standing away from the unit, may not notice that the unit has switched to unattended mode after the time-out-timer had expired.

  • Page 66: Taskbar

    3 - 14 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Taskbar The Taskbar at the bottom of the window displays the active programs, current time, battery status and communication status. Desktop Button Keyboard Input Panel Button Start Button Open Program Status Icons Taskbar Figure 3-18 Status icons are shown in the taskbar to indicate present status of the vehicle computer.

  • Page 67: Start Button

    Operating the VC70 3 - 15 Status Icons (Continued) Table 3-6 Status Description Icon Indicates that the FUNC button function is selected. Indicates that the CTRL button function is selected. Indicates that the ALT character selection is selected. Start Button Tap the Start button (or press >...

  • Page 68: Desktop Button

    3 - 16 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Programs Menu Figure 3-20 Desktop Button Use the Desktop button to minimize all open programs and display the desktop. Task Manager and Properties Use the Task Manager to control an application’s use and use the Properties functions to set display and clock options.

  • Page 69: Properties

    Operating the VC70 3 - 17 Properties > > . The Task Manager and Start Menu window displays. Start Settings Taskbar and Start Menu ... This menu provides taskbar options: • Check the Always on Top checkbox to keep the taskbar on top of all other windows. •...

  • Page 70: Using Voice Communication

    3 - 18 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Using Voice Communication You may connect an external speaker to your vehicle computer. Use a Motorola HSN4040 15 Watt water-resistant loudspeaker and connect it to the VC70 External Speaker connector using the adapter cable (PN 25-159552-01).

  • Page 71: Resetting The Vehicle Computer

    Operating the VC70 3 - 19 Resetting the Vehicle Computer There are two reset functions, warm boot and cold boot. Performing a Warm Boot A warm boot restarts the vehicle computer and saves all stored records and entries. In the Windows CE environment.

  • Page 72: Boot Persistence

    3 - 20 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Boot Persistence When Cold Boot or Image Update is performed all registry changes are erased, unless boot persistence is used, and the device is set back to factory defaults. The VC70 uses the object store to hold User, Settings and Registry data. The VC70 operating system stores object data features in persistent storage.

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    Operating the VC70 3 - 21 to end and close the Registry Archiver window. NOTE Application specific parameters should be stored under the application to be cold-boot persistent. To remove features from boot persistent: > > . The window appears. Settings Control Panel >...

  • Page 74: Power Status

    3 - 22 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Power Status Power On Entered when external or/and good internal backup battery is connected. The backup battery is electrically disconnected until the external power connected to the computer for the first time. In this state, The computer is up and running, its components are powered up, and the display is on.

  • Page 75: Waking The Vehicle Computer

    Operating the VC70 3 - 23 Waking the Vehicle Computer The wakeup conditions define what actions wakeup the vehicle computer after it has gone into low power mode. The vehicle computer can go into low power mode by either pressing the Power button on the Quick Access Panel or automatically by control panel timeout settings.

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    3 - 24 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Reduced Power Consumption Mode (Continued) Table 3-8 VC70 Component Active Ethernet CAN bus Temperature/Humidity sensor Ambient light sensor Accelerometer...

  • Page 77: Controlling The Display

    Operating the VC70 3 - 25 Controlling the Display Using the Display CAUTION Do not use sharp objects when touching the screen. Use your finger tip or a stylus when touching the screen. This section describes how to calibrate the VC70 touch screen. If the current calibration does not allow for easy touch screen input or you want to recalibrate the screen at any time, refer to Using the Keyboard on page 3-6.

  • Page 78: Using The Keyboard

    3 - 26 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Using the Keyboard If the present calibration does not allow you to use the touch screen, use the keyboard (or any standard USB keyboard) to calibrate: Press Ctrl + Esc keys to access the Start menu. Using the arrow keys, select Settings >...

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    Operating the VC70 3 - 27 Using the key (key with double arrows), select the tab. Calibration Stylus Properties Calibration Tab Window Figure 3-31 Using the key, select the button. Recalibrate Press the space key to start the calibration process. The calibration screen appears. Calibration Screen Figure 3-32 As the screen instructs, carefully touch and briefly hold on the center of each target that appears on the screen.

  • Page 80: Screen Lock

    3 - 28 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Screen Lock The VC70 touch screen is set to be locked when the vehicle is in motion to avoid driver distraction and to prevent unintentional touch interaction. When the vehicle starts to move the following screen is displayed: Screen Lock Notification Figure 3-33 In some conditions where the is screen locked and interaction with the screen is required, the screen lock feature...

  • Page 81: Checking Backup Battery Status

    Operating the VC70 3 - 29 Checking Backup Battery Status The VC70 is equipped with an internal Lithium Ion backup battery used in case the of the forklift battery fails or needs to be replaced. Disconnecting the Backup Battery Before the VC70 is shipped out of the factory, the backup battery is electrically disconnected from the VC70 internal circuitry.

  • Page 82: Sensors Configuration

    3 - 30 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide • Wakeup: • Misc: • CPU Pwr: To save battery power, set the vehicle computer to turn off after a specified number of minutes. Sensors Configuration Humidity and temperature sensors, located under the VC70 touch screen, are used to warn the user of high humidity and temperature inside the VC70.

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    Operating the VC70 3 - 31 Tap the Desiccant Warning tab. Desiccant Warning Applet Screen Figure 3-35 Select a mode of operation (for example: Mode 1 can be set to work in a warehouse and Mode 2 for outdoors). Set the following parameters: •...

  • Page 84: Touchpanel Heater

    3 - 32 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide TouchPanel Heater The temperature of the touch pad (touch screen) of the VC70 can be automatically controlled bay the TouchPanel OverHeat applet. By default, the heater operation is set to start at +10°C (50° F) and stop at +20°C (68° F). The TouchPanel OverHeat applet can also be set to generate an alert if the temperature of the touch screen is beyond pre-defined values.

  • Page 85: Shock Events Log

    Operating the VC70 3 - 33 Shock Events Log The VC70 is using an internal shock sensor designed to identify shock events. Using the IST applet, the VC70 can record shock information for future analyses. By entering the IST applet, the user can generate a text log file to view the history of shock events that the VC 70 was subjected to.

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    3 - 34 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Using any text editor, open the text log file to view shock events information.

  • Page 87: Chapter 4: Datawedge Scanner Connection Introduction

    Chapter 4 DataWedge Scanner Connection Introduction This chapter describes how to install the scanners and accessories for the VC70 vehicle computer. NOTE The DataWedge application utility is included in the VC70 software image. IMPORTANT DataWedge may require up to seven seconds to launch, find and connect to a scanner and be ready to read bar codes.

  • Page 88: Scanner Connection Method

    4 - 2 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Scanner Connection Method Table 4-1 describes the scanner connection methods. Scanner Connection Methods Table 4-1 Serial HID with Scan Scan Profile Interface Serial Handlers (Wireless SSI) Profile Profile COM 1 / Physical Port COM 1 USB 1 or 2...

  • Page 89: Scanner/ssi Firmware Compatibility, Installing A Scanner

    DataWedge Scanner Connection 4 - 3 Scanner/SSI Firmware Compatibility Before starting to connect a scanner to the VC70, verify that the current scanner firmware is compatible with the SSI Support Firmware. NOTE Scanners with old firmware versions may not function with VC70. Installing a Scanner The VC70 is available with a serial port (COM 1 and COM2) and USB ports as well as Bluetooth with pairing labels on the front of the unit.

  • Page 90: Connect Ls3408-er Corded Scanner To A Serial Port Of The Vc70 (ssi)

    4 - 4 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Connect LS3408-ER Corded Scanner to a Serial Port of the VC70 (SSI) Once the scanner is connected to the VC70 application in Serial SSI or Wireless SSI (Scan Profile), the application (DataWedge, Wavelink TE, or any other application using the scanner in this mode) has full control of the scanner configuration parameters via the application programming interface (API) and can set or override previously set configuration parameters via the appropriate APIs.

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    DataWedge Scanner Connection 4 - 5 From the VC70 desktop, tap > Settings > Control Panel > System Manager Scan the bar code. Set All Defaults Set All Defaults Bar Code Figure 4-2 NOTE The All Defaults Bar Code allows the scanner to reset from any previous configuration to the default configuration.

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    4 - 6 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide > Advanced Configuration Profiles > Profile0 > Input > Scanner > External SSI > Enabled. until you return to Back Profile0 screen. From Profile0 screen, Routes > Route0 > Input > Plugin > Scanner. Keep tapping to return to DataWedge main screen.

  • Page 93: Connect Ds3508-er Corded Scanner To A Serial Port Of The Vc70 (ssi)

    DataWedge Scanner Connection 4 - 7 Connect DS3508-ER Corded Scanner to a Serial Port of the VC70 (SSI) Once the scanner is connected to the VC70 application in Serial SSI or Wireless SSI (Scan Profile), the application (DataWedge, Wavelink TE, or any other application using the scanner in this mode) has full control of the scanner configuration parameters via the application programming interface (API) and can set or override previously set configuration parameters via the appropriate APIs.

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    4 - 8 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Set All Defaults Bar Code Figure 4-10 NOTE The All Defaults Bar Code allows the scanner to reset from any previous configuration to the default configuration. Scan a SSI HOST bar code. SSI Host Bar Code Figure 4-11 NOTE To select SSI as the host interface, scan the SSI Host bar code.

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    DataWedge Scanner Connection 4 - 9 From Profile0 screen, Routes > Route0 > Input > Plugin > Scanner. Keep tapping to return to DataWedge main screen. Back, Exit On the DataWedge main screen, tap to show and verify that Running Status: Ready Ready to Capture Window Figure 4-15...

  • Page 96: Connect Ls3408-er Corded Scanner To A Serial Port Of The Vc70 (serial)

    4 - 10 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Connect LS3408-ER Corded Scanner to a Serial Port of the VC70 (Serial) Connect the serial scanner cable to the scanner. Connect the serial scanner cable to the COM1 port of the VC70. COM1 Port Cable PN: CBA-R49-C09ZAR Connecting Serial Scanner to COM1 Connector...

  • Page 97

    DataWedge Scanner Connection 4 - 11 Scan the Host: RTS High bar code. Host: RTS High Bar Code Figure 4-20 NOTE RTS must be configured High to enable reading. Scan the send row decode data bar code. Send Row Decode Data bar code Figure 4-21 Scan Write to Custom Defaults bar code.

  • Page 98

    4 - 12 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide On the DataWedge main screen, tap to show and verify that Running Status: Ready Ready to Capture Window Figure 4-23 Aim the scanner at a bar code and press the scan trigger. The bar code data appears in the DataWedge Demonstration window.

  • Page 99: Connect Ds3508-er Corded Scanner To A Serial Port Of The Vc70 (serial)

    DataWedge Scanner Connection 4 - 13 Connect DS3508-ER Corded Scanner to a Serial Port of the VC70 (Serial) Connect the serial scanner cable to the scanner. Connect the serial scanner cable to the COM1 port of the VC70. COM1 Port Cable PN: CBA-R49-C09ZAR Connecting Serial Scanner to COM1 Connector Figure 4-25...

  • Page 100

    4 - 14 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Scan the Host: RTS High bar code. Host: RTS High Bar Code Figure 4-28 NOTE RTS must be configured High to enable reading. Scan the send row decode data bar code. Send Row Decode Data bar code Figure 4-29 Scan Write to Custom Defaults bar code.

  • Page 101

    DataWedge Scanner Connection 4 - 15 On the DataWedge main screen, tap to show and verify that Running Status: Ready Ready to Capture Window Figure 4-31 Aim the scanner at a bar code and press the scan trigger. The bar code data appears in the DataWedge Demonstration window.

  • Page 102

    4 - 16 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide USB Connector Connecting DS3578/LS3578 USB Scanner Cradle to VC70 Figure 4-33 Connect DS3578/LS3578 Scanner Cradle to a Serial Port of the VC70 The DS3578/LS3578 scanner cradle is used only for charging the DS3578/LS3578 Scanner. To connect the cradle: Connect the serial scanner cable to the cradle (use cable P/N CBA-R49-C09ZAR).

  • Page 103: Connect A Bluetooth Scanner Ds3578 Directly To The Vc70 (spp Profile)

    DataWedge Scanner Connection 4 - 17 Connect a Bluetooth Scanner DS3578 Directly to the VC70 (SPP Profile) NOTE To improve performance, use StoneStreet one Bluetooth stack. To connect a Bluetooth scanner to the VC70: Ensure that the scanner battery is fully changed. Reset the scanner by removing and re-installing the scanner battery.

  • Page 104

    4 - 18 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide From the screen, tap Profile0 Input > Serial > COM9: > Enabled. Keep tapping to return to DataWedge main screen. Back, Exit On the DataWedge main screen, tap to show and verify that Running Status: Ready Ready to Capture Window...

  • Page 105

    DataWedge Scanner Connection 4 - 19 NOTE To unpair the scanner for using it on other VC70, scan the Unpairing bar code. Unpairing Bar Code Figure 4-40 Connect DS3578/LS3578 Scanner Cradle to USB Port of the VC70 The DS3578/LS3578 scanner cradle is used only for charging the DS3578/LS3578 Scanner. To connect the cradle: Connect the USB scanner cable (PN 25-159548-01) to the cradle.

  • Page 106

    4 - 20 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide COM1 Port Cable PN: CBA-R49-C09ZAR Connecting Serial Scanner Cradle to COM1 Connector Figure 4-42 NOTE The connected scanner is powered from the COM1 port of the VC70. By default, after the VC70 boots, the COM1 port remains powered off. In the current revision (C), scanner power is enabled whenever the scan application starts (the scan application calls Com open as in the standard CE Com port API).

  • Page 107

    DataWedge Scanner Connection 4 - 21 USB Connector Connecting DS3578/LS3578 USB Scanner Cradle to VC70 Figure 4-43 Connect DS3578/LS3578 Scanner Cradle to a Serial Port of the VC70 The DS3578/LS3578 scanner cradle is used only for charging the DS3578/LS3578 Scanner. To connect the cradle: Connect the serial scanner cable to the cradle (use cable P/N CBA-R49-C09ZAR).

  • Page 108: Connect A Bluetooth Scanner Ls3578 Directly To The Vc70 (spp Profile)

    4 - 22 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Connect a Bluetooth Scanner LS3578 Directly to the VC70 (SPP Profile) NOTE To improve performance use StoneStreet one Bluetooth stack. To connect a Bluetooth scanner to the VC70: Ensure that the scanner battery is fully changed. Reset the scanner by removing and re-installing the scanner battery.

  • Page 109

    DataWedge Scanner Connection 4 - 23 until you return to screen Back Profile0 From the screen, tap Profile0 Input > Serial > COM9: > Enabled. Keep tapping to return to DataWedge main screen. Back, Exit On the DataWedge main screen, tap to show and verify that Running...

  • Page 110

    4 - 24 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide To unpair the scanner from the cradle, scan the Unpairing bar code. Unpairing Bar Code Figure 4-50 Connect DS3578/LS3578 Scanner Cradle to USB Port of the VC70 The DS3578/LS3578 scanner cradle is used only for charging the DS3578/LS3578 Scanner. To connect the cradle: Connect the USB scanner cable (PN 25-159548-01) to the cradle.

  • Page 111

    DataWedge Scanner Connection 4 - 25 COM1 Port Cable PN: CBA-R49-C09ZAR Connecting Serial Scanner Cradle to COM1 Connector Figure 4-52 NOTE The connected scanner is powered from the COM1 port of the VC70. By default, after the VC70 boots, the COM1 port remains powered off. In the current revision (C), scanner power is enabled whenever the scan application starts (the scan application calls Com open as in the standard CE Com port API).

  • Page 112: Connect A Bluetooth Scanner Rs507 Directly To The Vc70 (scan Profile)

    4 - 26 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Connect a Bluetooth Scanner RS507 Directly to the VC70 (Scan Profile) Once the scanner is connected to the VC70 application in Serial SSI or Wireless SSI (Scan Profile), the application (DataWedge, Wavelink TE, or any other application using the scanner in this mode) has full control of the scanner configuration parameters via the application programming interface (API) and can set or override previously set configuration parameters via the appropriate APIs.

  • Page 113

    DataWedge Scanner Connection 4 - 27 until you return to screen Back Profile0 From the screen, tap Profile0 Input > Scanner > Bluetooth SSI Scanner > Driver > Enabled. Keep tapping to return to DataWedge main screen. Back, Exit On the DataWedge main screen, tap to show and verify that Running...

  • Page 114

    4 - 28 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide To unpair the scanner for using it on other VC70, scan the Unpairing bar code. Unpairing Bar Code Figure 4-57...

  • Page 115: Connect A Bluetooth Scanner Rs507 Directly To The Vc70 (spp Profile)

    DataWedge Scanner Connection 4 - 29 Connect a Bluetooth Scanner RS507 Directly to the VC70 (SPP Profile) NOTE Refer to the scanner Product Reference Guide for information on configuring the scanner. To connect a Bluetooth scanner to the VC70: Ensure that the scanner battery is fully changed. Scan a SPP Profile bar code to configure the scanner to Bluetooth SPP profile mode before the pairing.

  • Page 116

    4 - 30 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Aim the scanner at a bar code and press the scan trigger. The bar code data appears in the DataWedge Demonstration window. DataWedge Demonstration Window Figure 4-60 NOTE To unpair the scanner for using it on other VC70, scan the Unpairing bar code. Unpairing Bar Code Figure 4-61...

  • Page 117: Chapter 5: Telnetce Configuration Introduction

    Chapter 5 TelnetCE Configuration Introduction This chapter provides instructions required for connecting serial scanners in a Wavelink TelnetCE session via the VC70 vehicle computer. NOTE For Speakeasy on Wavelink TE refer to Symbol Technologies Support Center or Wavelink website. Before starting Wavelink TE, make sure DataWedge application is not running to avoid software NOTE conflicts.

  • Page 118

    5 - 2 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide • Connect a Bluetooth Scanner RS507 Directly to the VC70 (SPP Profile) on page 5-45 • Connect a Bluetooth Scanner DS3578 Directly to the VC70 (SPP Profile) on page 5-53 • Connect a Bluetooth Scanner LS3578 Directly to the VC70 (SPP Profile) on page 5-62 Scanner Connection Method Table 5-1...

  • Page 119

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 3 Scanner/SSI Firmware Compatibility Before starting to connect a scanner to the VC70, verify that the current scanner firmware is compatible with the SSI Support Firmware. Table 5-2 specifies SSI support firmware compatibility with scanner firmware. Scanner Firmware Compatibility Table 5-2 Scanner...

  • Page 120

    5 - 4 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Connect LS3408-ER Corded Scanner to a Serial Port of the VC70 (SSI) To connect a scanner: Refer to Scanner/SSI Firmware Compatibility to verify that the scanner firmware supports SSI. NOTE Once the scanner is connected to the VC70 application in Serial SSI or Wireless SSI (Scan Profile), the application (DataWedge, Wavelink TE, or any other application using the scanner in this mode) has full control of the scanner configuration parameters via the application programming interface (API) and can set or override previously set configuration parameters via the appropriate APIs.

  • Page 121

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 5 Scan the bar code. Set All Defaults Set All Defaults Bar Code Figure 5-2 NOTE The All Defaults Bar Code allows the scanner to reset from any previous configuration to the default configuration. Scan a SSI HOST bar code. SSI Host Bar Code Figure 5-3 NOTE To select SSI as the host interface, scan the SSI HOST bar code.

  • Page 122

    5 - 6 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide On the black screen, tap Options > Connect Session 1 TelnetCE Client shows the following notification: “ No Host Profiles have been configured. Would you like to add a ”. Tap to continue.

  • Page 123

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 7 Connect DS3508-ER Corded Scanner to a Serial Port of the VC70 (SSI) NOTE Refer to the scanner Product Reference Guide for information on configuring the scanner. Once the scanner is connected to the VC70 application in Serial SSI or Wireless SSI (Scan Profile), the application (DataWedge, Wavelink TE, or any other application using the scanner in this mode) has full control of the scanner configuration parameters via the application programming interface (API) and can set or override previously set configuration parameters via the appropriate APIs.

  • Page 124

    5 - 8 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Scan the bar code. Set All Defaults Set All Defaults Bar Code Figure 5-8 NOTE The All Defaults Bar Code allows the scanner to reset from any previous configuration to the default configuration.

  • Page 125

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 9 TelnetCE Client shows the following notification: “ No Host Profiles have been configured. Would you like to add a ”. Tap to continue. Host Profile? Enter the following Host Profile information: • Indicates the name of the host profile. Usually, this is the name or alias of the host system with which Alias: the VC70 creates a Telnet session.

  • Page 126

    5 - 10 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Connect LS3408-ER Corded Scanner to a Serial Port of the VC70 (Serial) Connect the serial scanner cable to the scanner. Connect the serial scanner cable to the COM1 port of the VC70. COM1 Port Cable PN: CBA-R49-C09ZAR Connecting Serial Scanner to COM1 Connector...

  • Page 127

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 11 Scan a serial configuration bar code. Serial Configuration Bar Code Figure 5-15 Scan the Host: RTS High bar code. Host: RTS High Bar Code Figure 5-16 NOTE RTS must be configured High to enable reading. Scan the send row decode data bar code.

  • Page 128

    5 - 12 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Launch the Wavelink MOT_VC7000_CE7 TelnetCE Application - the Wavelink Product Configuration screen is displayed. Wavelink Product Configuration Screen Figure 5-19 On the Wavelink Product Configuration Screen, click Emulation Parameters. Click Com Port. Emulation Parameters Screen Figure 5-20...

  • Page 129

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 13 From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click and change to Com Port Com Port Block Data Emulation Parameters - Com Port Block Data Screen Figure 5-21 From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click and change to Com Port Port Data Timeout Emulation Parameters - Port Data Timeout Screen...

  • Page 130

    5 - 14 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click Com and change to Com Port Port For IO COM9. Emulation Parameters - Port For IO Screen Figure 5-23 From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click and change to Com Port...

  • Page 131

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 15 From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click and change to Com Port Use Com Input/Output Yes. Emulation Parameters - Use Com Input/Output Screen Figure 5-25 From the Emulation Parameters screen Scanner folder, click Common. Emulation Parameters - Scanner Screen Figure 5-26...

  • Page 132

    5 - 16 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide From the Emulation Parameters screen Scanner > Common folder, click Default Scanner and change to Serial Scanner Emulation Parameters - Default Scanner Screen Figure 5-27 From the Emulation Parameters screen Scanner > Common, click and change to Disable Scanner Yes.

  • Page 133

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 17 From the Emulation Parameters screen Scanner > Common folder, click No Scanner Configuration and change to Do Not Configure Scanner Emulation Parameters - No Scanner Configuration Screen Figure 5-29 From the Emulation Parameters screen select File > Save. From the Emulation Parameters screen select File >...

  • Page 134

    5 - 18 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Save NOTE If re-editing is required, tap Options > Configure > Host Profiles and enter default password: "system". On the Edit Host Profile box, verify the Alias name and tap tap OK to continue. Done and scan a bar code to scan a bar code to verify that the scanner is properly Options >...

  • Page 135

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 19 Connect DS3508-ER Corded Scanner to a Serial Port of the VC70 (Serial) Connect the serial scanner cable to the scanner. Connect the serial scanner cable to the COM1 port of the VC70. COM1 Port Cable PN: CBA-R49-C09ZAR Connecting Serial Scanner to COM1 Connector Figure 5-30 NOTE The connected scanner is powered from the COM1 port of the VC70.

  • Page 136

    5 - 20 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide From Wavelink web site, download l the Wavelink MOT_VC7000_CE7 TelnetCE application (https://www.wavelink.com/Orders/files/WLTE_MOT_VC7000_CE7_7_3_158_AS.exe) Install the Wavelink MOT_VC7000_CE7 TelnetCE application on a PC used for configuring the VC70. Launch the Wavelink MOT_VC7000_CE7 TelnetCE Application - the Wavelink Product Configuration screen is displayed.

  • Page 137

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 21 From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click and change to Com Port Com Port Block Data Emulation Parameters - Com Port Block Data Screen Figure 5-34 From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click and change to Com Port Port Data Timeout Emulation Parameters - Port Data Timeout Screen...

  • Page 138

    5 - 22 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click Com and change to Com Port Port For IO COM9. Emulation Parameters - Port For IO Screen Figure 5-36 From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click and change to Com Port...

  • Page 139

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 23 From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click and change to Com Port Use Com Input/Output Yes. Emulation Parameters - Use Com Input/Output Screen Figure 5-38 From the Emulation Parameters screen Scanner folder, click Common. Emulation Parameters - Scanner Screen Figure 5-39...

  • Page 140

    5 - 24 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide From the Emulation Parameters screen Scanner > Common folder, click Default Scanner and change to Serial Scanner Emulation Parameters - Default Scanner Screen Figure 5-40 From the Emulation Parameters screen Scanner > Common, click and change to Disable Scanner Yes.

  • Page 141

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 25 From the Emulation Parameters screen Scanner > Common folder, click No Scanner Configuration and change to Do Not Configure Scanner Emulation Parameters - No Scanner Configuration Screen Figure 5-42 From the Emulation Parameters screen select File > Save. From the Emulation Parameters screen select File >...

  • Page 142

    5 - 26 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Save NOTE If re-editing is required, tap Options > Configure > Host Profiles and enter default password: "system". On the Edit Host Profile box, verify the Alias name and tap tap OK to continue. Done and scan a bar code to scan a bar code to verify that the scanner is properly Options >...

  • Page 143: Connect Ls3408-er Scanner To Usb Port Of The Vc70 (hid)

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 27 Connect LS3408-ER Scanner to USB Port of the VC70 (HID) To connect LS3408-ER scanner to the VC70: NOTE Refer to the scanner Product Reference Guide for information on configuring the scanner. Connect the USB scanner cable (PN 25-159548-01) to the scanner. Connect the USB scanner cable to USB 1 or USB 2 connector of the VC70.

  • Page 144

    5 - 28 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide • Secure Shell (SSH) is a cryptographic network protocol for secure data communication. Check the Use SSH box if required. encryption Save NOTE If re-editing is required, tap Options > Configure > Host Profiles and enter default password: "system". On the Edit Host Profile box, verify the Alias name and tap tap OK to continue.

  • Page 145: Connect Ls3408-er Corded Scanner To Usb Port Of The Vc70 (scan Handlers)

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 29 Connect LS3408-ER Corded Scanner to USB Port of the VC70 (Scan Handlers) To connect LS3408-ER scanner to the VC70: NOTE - Refer to the scanner Product Reference Guide for information on configuring the scanner. - To be able to use Scan Handlers within the TelnetCE application, a set of Advanced Data Formatting (ADF) rules are required.

  • Page 146

    5 - 30 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Scan a Scan Prefix bar code. Scan prefix Scan the following set of bar codes: Scan Suffix Value bar code Suffix Value Scan the following set of bar codes:...

  • Page 147

    Scan Prefix data Suffix bar code. Prefix data Suffix Scan Enter bar Code Enter Load 7.3.146 or greater of the Wavelink Emulation Software for the VC70N0 to your PC. From the VC70 Desktop, Tap to start TelnetCE. > Programs > TelnetCE NOTE It is recommend that ALL changes (including Host Profiles and Emulation Parameters) be done at the host server side (Telnet Configuration Menu) and sent down to the VC70.

  • Page 148

    The bar code data will show on the black screen. Load 7.3.146 or greater of the Wavelink Emulation Software for the VC70N0 to your PC. NOTE It is recommend that ALL changes (including Host Profiles and Emulation Parameters) be done at the host server side (Telnet Configuration Menu) and sent down to the VC70.

  • Page 149

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 33 Wavelink Emulation Software (Cont) Figure 5-46 The Scan Handlers in Figure 5-46 are for example only. NOTE...

  • Page 150

    5 - 34 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Send these changes along with your Host Profile that was configured down to the device. Scan a bar code. The bar code scanned is displayed with the appended 9 at the end...

  • Page 151: Connect Ds3508-er Scanner To Usb Port Of The Vc70 (hid)

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 35 Connect DS3508-ER Scanner to USB Port of the VC70 (HID) To connect DS3508-ER scanner to the VC70: NOTE Refer to the scanner Product Reference Guide for information on configuring the scanner. Connect the USB scanner cable (PN 25-159548-01) to the scanner. Connect the USB scanner cable to USB 1 or USB 2 connector of the VC70.

  • Page 152

    5 - 36 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide • Secure Shell (SSH) is a cryptographic network protocol for secure data communication. Check the Use SSH box if required. encryption Save NOTE If re-editing is required, tap Options > Configure > Host Profiles and enter default password: "system". On the Edit Host Profile box, verify the Alias name and tap tap OK to continue.

  • Page 153: Connect Ds3508-er Serial Scanner To Usb Port Of The Vc70 (scan Handlers)

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 37 Connect DS3508-ER Serial Scanner to USB Port of the VC70 (Scan Handlers) To connect DS3508-ER scanner to the VC70: NOTE - Refer to the scanner Product Reference Guide for information on configuring the scanner. - To be able to use Scan Handlers within the TelnetCE application, a set of Advanced Data Formatting (ADF) rules are required.

  • Page 154

    5 - 38 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Scan a Scan Prefix bar code. Scan prefix Scan the following set of bar codes: Scan Suffix Value bar code Suffix Value Scan the following set of bar codes:...

  • Page 155

    Scan Prefix data Suffix bar code. Prefix data Suffix Scan Enter bar Code Enter Load 7.3.146 or greater of the Wavelink Emulation Software for the VC70N0 to your PC. From the VC70 Desktop, Tap to start TelnetCE. > Programs > TelnetCE TelnetCE Client launches on the VC70 and displays the Scanner Selection notification.

  • Page 156

    The bar code data will show on the black screen. The bar code data will show on the black screen. Load 7.3.146 or greater of the Wavelink Emulation Software for the VC70N0 to your PC. Make the following Emulation Parameter Changes:...

  • Page 157

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 41 Wavelink Emulation Software (Cont) Figure 5-50 The Scan Handlers in Figure 5-50 are for example only. NOTE...

  • Page 158

    5 - 42 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Send these changes along with your Host Profile that was configured down to the device. Scan a bar code. The bar code scanned is displayed with the appended 9 at the end.

  • Page 159

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 43 Connect a Bluetooth Scanner RS507 Directly to the VC70 (Scan Profile) NOTE Refer to the scanner Product Reference Guide for information on configuring the scanner. Once the scanner is connected to the VC70 application in Serial SSI or Wireless SSI (Scan Profile), the application (DataWedge, Wavelink TE, or any other application using the scanner in this mode) has full control of the scanner configuration parameters via the application programming interface (API) and can set or override previously set configuration parameters via the appropriate APIs.

  • Page 160

    5 - 44 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide From the VC70 Desktop, Tap to start TelnetCE. TelnetCE Client launches on the > Programs > TelnetCE VC70 and displays the Scanner Selection notification. ; a black screen with “ ” indication shows. No host connection On the black screen, tap Options >...

  • Page 161

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 45 Connect a Bluetooth Scanner RS507 Directly to the VC70 (SPP Profile) NOTE Refer to the scanner Product Reference Guide for information on configuring the scanner. NOTE To improve performance, use StoneStreet One Bluetooth stack. To connect a Bluetooth scanner to the VC70: Ensure that the scanner battery is fully changed.

  • Page 162

    5 - 46 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Launch the Wavelink MOT_VC7000_CE7 TelnetCE Application - the Wavelink Product Configuration screen is displayed. Wavelink Product Configuration Screen Figure 5-56 On the Wavelink Product Configuration Screen, click Emulation Parameters. Click Com Port. Emulation Parameters Screen Figure 5-57...

  • Page 163

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 47 From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click and change to Com Port Com Port Block Data Emulation Parameters - Com Port Block Data Screen Figure 5-58 From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click and change to Com Port Port Data Timeout Emulation Parameters - Port Data Timeout Screen...

  • Page 164

    5 - 48 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click Com and change to Com Port Port For IO COM9. Emulation Parameters - Port For IO Screen Figure 5-60 From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click and change to Com Port...

  • Page 165

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 49 From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click and change to Com Port Use Com Input/Output Yes. Emulation Parameters - Use Com Input/Output Screen Figure 5-62 From the Emulation Parameters screen Scanner folder, click Common. Emulation Parameters - Scanner Screen Figure 5-63...

  • Page 166

    5 - 50 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide From the Emulation Parameters screen Scanner > Common folder, click Default Scanner and change to Serial Scanner Emulation Parameters - Default Scanner Screen Figure 5-64 From the Emulation Parameters screen Scanner > Common, click and change to Disable Scanner Yes.

  • Page 167

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 51 From the Emulation Parameters screen Scanner > Common folder, click No Scanner Configuration and change to Do Not Configure Scanner Emulation Parameters - No Scanner Configuration Screen Figure 5-66 From the Emulation Parameters screen select File > Save. From the Emulation Parameters screen select File >...

  • Page 168

    5 - 52 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Save NOTE If re-editing is required, tap Options > Configure > Host Profiles and enter default password: "system". On the Edit Host Profile box, verify the Alias name and tap tap OK to continue. Done and scan a bar code to scan a bar code to verify that the scanner is properly Options >...

  • Page 169

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 53 Connect a Bluetooth Scanner DS3578 Directly to the VC70 (SPP Profile) NOTE To improve performance, use StoneStreet one Bluetooth stack. To connect a Bluetooth scanner to the VC70: Ensure that the scanner battery is fully changed. Scan the bar code.

  • Page 170

    5 - 54 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide From Wavelink web site, download l the Wavelink MOT_VC7000_CE7 TelnetCE application (https://www.wavelink.com/Orders/files/WLTE_MOT_VC7000_CE7_7_3_158_AS.exe) Install the Wavelink MOT_VC7000_CE7 TelnetCE application on a PC used for configuring the VC70. Launch the Wavelink MOT_VC7000_CE7 TelnetCE Application - the Wavelink Product Configuration screen is displayed.

  • Page 171

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 55 From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click and change to Com Port Com Port Block Data Emulation Parameters - Com Port Block Data Screen Figure 5-72 From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click and change to Com Port Port Data Timeout Emulation Parameters - Port Data Timeout Screen...

  • Page 172

    5 - 56 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click Com and change to Com Port Port For IO COM9. Emulation Parameters - Port For IO Screen Figure 5-74 From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click and change to Com Port...

  • Page 173

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 57 From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click and change to Com Port Use Com Input/Output Yes. Emulation Parameters - Use Com Input/Output Screen Figure 5-76 From the Emulation Parameters screen Scanner folder, click Common. Emulation Parameters - Scanner Screen Figure 5-77...

  • Page 174

    5 - 58 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide From the Emulation Parameters screen Scanner > Common folder, click Default Scanner and change to Serial Scanner Emulation Parameters - Default Scanner Screen Figure 5-78 From the Emulation Parameters screen Scanner > Common, click and change to Disable Scanner Yes.

  • Page 175

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 59 From the Emulation Parameters screen Scanner > Common folder, click No Scanner Configuration and change to Do Not Configure Scanner Emulation Parameters - No Scanner Configuration Screen Figure 5-80 From the Emulation Parameters screen select File > Save. From the Emulation Parameters screen select File >...

  • Page 176

    5 - 60 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Save NOTE If re-editing is required, tap Options > Configure > Host Profiles and enter default password: "system". On the Edit Host Profile box, verify the Alias name and tap tap OK to continue. Done and scan a bar code to scan a bar code to verify that the scanner is properly Options >...

  • Page 177

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 61 COM1 Port Cable PN: CBA-R49-C09ZAR Connecting Serial Scanner Cradle to COM1 Connector Figure 5-83 NOTE The connected scanner is powered from the COM1 port of the VC70. By default, after the VC70 boots, the COM1 port remains powered off. In the current revision (C), scanner power is enabled whenever the scan application starts (the scan application calls Com open as in the standard CE Com port API).

  • Page 178

    5 - 62 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Connect a Bluetooth Scanner LS3578 Directly to the VC70 (SPP Profile) NOTE To improve performance, use StoneStreet one Bluetooth stack. To connect a Bluetooth scanner to the VC70: Ensure that the scanner battery is fully changed. Scan the bar code.

  • Page 179

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 63 Launch the Wavelink MOT_VC7000_CE7 TelnetCE Application - the Wavelink Product Configuration screen is displayed. Wavelink Product Configuration Screen Figure 5-87 On the Wavelink Product Configuration Screen, click Emulation Parameters. Click Com Port. Emulation Parameters Screen Figure 5-88...

  • Page 180

    5 - 64 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click and change to Com Port Com Port Block Data Emulation Parameters - Com Port Block Data Screen Figure 5-89 From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click and change to Com Port...

  • Page 181

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 65 From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click Com and change to Com Port Port For IO COM9. Emulation Parameters - Port For IO Screen Figure 5-91 From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click and change to Com Port Com Port Mode Scanner.

  • Page 182

    5 - 66 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide From the Emulation Parameters screen folder, click and change to Com Port Use Com Input/Output Yes. Emulation Parameters - Use Com Input/Output Screen Figure 5-93 From the Emulation Parameters screen Scanner folder, click Common. Emulation Parameters - Scanner Screen Figure 5-94...

  • Page 183

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 67 From the Emulation Parameters screen Scanner > Common folder, click Default Scanner and change to Serial Scanner Emulation Parameters - Default Scanner Screen Figure 5-95 From the Emulation Parameters screen Scanner > Common, click and change to Disable Scanner Yes.

  • Page 184

    5 - 68 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide From the Emulation Parameters screen Scanner > Common folder, click No Scanner Configuration and change to Do Not Configure Scanner Emulation Parameters - No Scanner Configuration Screen Figure 5-97 From the Emulation Parameters screen select File > Save. From the Emulation Parameters screen select File >...

  • Page 185

    TelnetCE Configuration 5 - 69 Save NOTE If re-editing is required, tap Options > Configure > Host Profiles and enter default password: "system". On the Edit Host Profile box, verify the Alias name and tap tap OK to continue. Done and scan a bar code to scan a bar code to verify that the scanner is properly Options >...

  • Page 186

    5 - 70 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide COM1 Port Cable PN: CBA-R49-C09ZAR Connecting Serial Scanner Cradle to COM1 Connector Figure 5-100 NOTE The connected scanner is powered from the COM1 port of the VC70. By default, after the VC70 boots, the COM1 port remains powered off. In the current revision (C), scanner power is enabled whenever the scan application starts (the scan application calls Com open as in the standard CE Com port API).

  • Page 187: Chapter 6: Wireless Lan Applications Introduction

    Attached Wireless Fusion User Guide Ver X2.00) For the most updated Wireless Fusion guide, refer to the Wireless Fusion Enterprise Mobility User Guide, p/n 72E-122495-xx at: http://supportcentral.motorola.com > Product Manuals. menu on the task tray provides the following wireless applications: Wireless Applications •...

  • Page 188: Signal Strength Icon

    6 - 2 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Signal Strength Icon Wireless Applications Menu Figure 6-1 Signal Strength Icon icon in the task tray indicates the mobile computer’s wireless signal strength as follows: Signal Strength Table 6-1 Wireless Applications Icons, Signal Strength Descriptions Icon Status Action...

  • Page 189: Turning The Wlan Radio On And Off

    Wireless LAN Applications 6 - 3 Turning the WLAN Radio On and Off With Fusion To turn the WLAN radio off tap the icon and select Signal Strength Disable Radio Disable Radio Figure 6-2 To turn the WLAN radio on tap the icon and select Signal Strength Enable Radio...

  • Page 190

    6 - 4 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Find WLANs Window Figure 6-4 NOTE Find WLAN display is limited to 32 items (ESSIDs or MAC addresses). A combination of up to 32 ESSIDs/APs may be displayed. Manually enter valid ESSIDs not displayed in the Find WLANs window. list displays: Find WLANs •...

  • Page 191: Chapter 7: Using Bluetooth Introduction

    Chapter 7 Using Bluetooth Introduction Bluetooth-equipped devices can communicate wirelessly, using frequency-hopping spread spectrum (FHSS) RF to transmit and receive data in the 2.4 GHz Industry Scientific and Medical (ISM) band (802.15.1). Bluetooth wireless technology is specifically designed for short-range (30 feet/10 meters) communications and low power consumption.

  • Page 192: Security

    7 - 2 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide When AFH is enabled, the Bluetooth radio “hops-around” (instead of through) the 802.11b/g/n high-rate channels. AFH coexistence allows vehicle computers to operate in any infrastructure. AFH is always enabled in the VC70. The Bluetooth radio in this vehicle computer operates as a Class 2 device power class.

  • Page 193: Enabling Bluetooth

    Using Bluetooth 7 - 3 Disable Bluetooth Figure 7-1 Enabling Bluetooth > > > icon. Click the Bluetooth Off button. The appears in the system Settings Control Panel MotoBTUI tray. Enable Bluetooth Figure 7-2...

  • Page 194: Bluetooth Power States

    7 - 4 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Bluetooth Power States Cold Boot When a cold boot is performed on the vehicle computer, Bluetooth turns off. It is normal to see the Bluetooth icon appear and disappear, as well as a wait cursor, when initialization proceeds in all modes. Warm Boot When a warm boot is performed on the vehicle computer, Bluetooth returns to the disabled state (off).

  • Page 195

    Using Bluetooth 7 - 5 The application scans for bluetooth devices automatically. A list of discovered bluetooth devices is shown on the screen. To refresh your list, click the refresh button on the lower left side of the screen. Bonding with Discovered Device(s) scanning the pair barcode in the upper right NOTE You can bond (pair) a scanner to your vehicle computer by side of the VC70.The scanner beeps indicating that it is successfully connected to the VC70...

  • Page 196

    7 - 6 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide The following Pair button appear. Click to pair the discovered device to your computer.

  • Page 197: File Transfer Services

    Using Bluetooth 7 - 7 Pin Code is required, enter the code (12345). You will be required to enter the same code on your device. Your device appears as available on your screen. File Transfer Services NOTE The following services are available with Stonestreet One stack. NOTE Shared folders are a security risk.

  • Page 198: Create New File Or Folder

    7 - 8 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Click the Show BTExplorer. , select the folder. BTExplorer Remote Devices Select the folder. Trusted Devices Tap the remote device folder. Tap and hold on the remote device and select from the pop-up menu. Explore Tap and hold on and select...

  • Page 199: Get File

    Using Bluetooth 7 - 9 Tap and hold on the file and select Delete In the dialog box tap Delete Remote Device File Get File To copy a file from a remote device: Tap and hold on the file and select .

  • Page 200: Send A Picture

    7 - 10 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide , select the folder. BTExplorer Remote Devices Select the folder. Trusted Devices Tap the remote device folder. Tap and hold on and select . The window appears. OBEX Object Push Connect OBEX Object Push In the drop-down list, select one of the options:...

  • Page 201: Headset Services

    Using Bluetooth 7 - 11 Navigate to the picture that you want to send to the other device. Open . The picture is sent to the other device and a confirmation dialog box appears on the other device to accept the picture. A dialog appears.

  • Page 202: Personal Area Network Services

    7 - 12 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Tap and hold and select in the pop-up menu. The window Serial Port Connect Remote Service Connection appears. Remote Service Connection Window Figure 7-6 In the drop-down list select a COM port. Local COM Port Personal Area Network Services Connect two or more Bluetooth devices to share files, collaborate or play multi player games.

  • Page 203: Services Tab

    Using Bluetooth 7 - 13 BTExplorer Settings - Device Info Tab Figure 7-7 Device Name Displays the name of the vehicle computer. Discoverable Mode Allows you to set the vehicle computer to be discoverable by other Bluetooth devices or not be discoverable.

  • Page 204: File Transfer Service

    7 - 14 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Add Local Service Window Figure 7-9 In the list, select a service to add. . The window displays for the selected service. Edit Local Service Select the appropriate information and then tap .

  • Page 205: Serial Port Service

    Using Bluetooth 7 - 15 Personal Area Networking Window Figure 7-11 Service Name Displays the name of the service. Service Security Select the type of security from the drop-down list; None Authenticate Authenticate/Encrypt Support Group Ad-Hoc Networking Serial Port Service Serial port allows COM ports to be accessed by other Bluetooth devices.

  • Page 206: Headset Service

    7 - 16 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Headset Service Serial port allows COM ports to be accessed by other Bluetooth devices. Headset Service Window Figure 7-13 Service Name Displays the name of the service. Security Tab To adjust the security settings for an individual service, select the tab first, then select the individual Services service, then...

  • Page 207: Virtual Com Port Tab

    Using Bluetooth 7 - 17 BTExplorer Settings - Discovery Tab Figure 7-15 Inquiry Length Sets the amount of time that the vehicle computer takes to discover Bluetooth devices in the area. Name Discovery Mode Select either Automatic manual Discovered Devices Deletes all discovered devices and link keys.

  • Page 208: Miscellaneous Tab

    7 - 18 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide COM Port Connection Figure 7-17 Miscellaneous Tab BTExplorer Settings - Miscellaneous Tab Figure 7-18 Highlight Connections Select the connection type to highlight when connected. In the Wizard Mode, the only option is .

  • Page 209

    Chapter 8 Sync with Host Computer Introduction To communicate with a host computer, the host computer requires a synchronization program. After synchronizing the VC70 with a host computer, changes made on the VC70 or host computer appear in both places. To communicate with a host computer running Windows XP, install Microsoft ActiveSync (version 4.5 or higher).

  • Page 210: Installing The Synchronization Software

    8 - 2 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Installing the Synchronization Software To install ActiveSync on the host computer, download version 4.5 or higher from the Microsoft web site at http://www.microsoft.com. Refer to the installation included with the ActiveSync software. Windows Embedded Compact 7 supports ActiveSync 4.5 on Windows XP.

  • Page 211: Setting Up An Activesync Connection On The Host Computer (windows Xp)

    Sync with Host Computer 8 - 3 PC Connection Properties Window Figure 8-2 Make sure that Enable direct connections to the desktop computer check box is checked. to exit the window. PC Connection Properties Proceed with installing ActiveSync on the host computer and setting up a partnership. Setting Up an ActiveSync Connection on the Host Computer (Windows XP) Use this procedure to set up a Sync connection using Windows XP.

  • Page 212: Setting Up A Partnership

    8 - 4 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Connection Settings Window Figure 8-4 Select the appropriate check box for the type of connection used. If desired, select the check box. Show status icon in Taskbar Select to save any changes made. Setting up a Partnership To set up a partnership: If the...

  • Page 213

    Sync with Host Computer 8 - 5 Select Synchronization Setting Window Figure 8-6 Select the appropriate settings and click Next Setup Complete Window Figure 8-7 Click Finish...

  • Page 214: Setting Up An Windows Mobile Device Center Connection On The Host Computer (windows 7)

    8 - 6 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide ActiveSync Connected Window Figure 8-8 During the first synchronization, information stored on the vehicle computer is copied to the host computer. When the copy is complete and all data is synchronized, the vehicle computer can be disconnect from the host computer. NOTE The first ActiveSync operation must be performed with a local, direct connection.

  • Page 215

    Sync with Host Computer 8 - 7 In the WMDC window, under Mobile Device Settings, click Connection settings. Connection Settings Window Figure 8-10 Select Allow USB connections and adjust any additional settings as needed. Click OK to save your settings. Setting up a Partnership To set up a partnership: If the Get Connected window does not appear on the host computer, select Start >...

  • Page 216

    8 - 8 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Select the appropriate settings and click Next. Windows Mobile Device Center ActiveSync Setup Complete Window Figure 8-12 Click Finish or Setup. ActiveSync Windows Mobile Device Center Connected Window Figure 8-13 During the first synchronization, information stored on the VC70 is copied to the host computer. When the copy is complete and all data is synchronized, the VC70 can be disconnect from the host computer.

  • Page 217: Software Installation On Development Pc (application Development)

    On http://supportcentral.motorola.com, select Get Software Downloads. Select Mobile Computers, select Vehicle-Mounted Computers and then select VC70N0. Select Software Downloads and then select the latest version of OS Update Image for VC70N0 CE7. Save the .exe file to the development computer.

  • Page 218: Enterprise Mobility Developer Kit

    Download the EMDK from the Support Central web site, http://supportcentral.motorola.com: On http://supportcentral.motorola.com, select Get Software Downloads. Select Mobile Computers, select Vehicle-Mounted Computers and then select VC70N0. Select Software Downloads and then select the latest version of the EMDK. Save the .exe file to the development computer.

  • Page 219

    Application Development and Deployment 9 - 3 Ensure that ActiveSync is installed and that a partnership has been created, see Chapter 8, Sync with Host Computer. Connect the vehicle computer to the host computer using a USB cable. NOTE ActiveSync connection to a host computer is done only through the micro USB On-the-Go (OTG) port under the side service door.

  • Page 220: Micro Sd Card

    9 - 4 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Figure 9-2 Application Folder Contents Use Explorer to locate the host computer directory that contains the file to download. Tap that directory in the left pane to display its contents in the right pane. Drag the desired file(s) from the host computer to the desired mobile device folder.

  • Page 221: Working With Ffs Partitions

    Application Development and Deployment 9 - 5 • Platform: The Platform FFS partition contains Symbol-supplied programs and Dynamic Link Libraries (DLLs). This FFS is configured to include DLLs that control system operation. Since these drivers are required for basic vehicle computer operation, only experienced users should modify the content of this partition. •...

  • Page 222: Non-ffs Partitions

    It can also be obtained from the Support Central web site at http://supportcentral.motorola.com. Files are copied to the Windows folder from the Flash File System using copy files (*.cpy) in the following order:...

  • Page 223: Chapter 10: Staging And Provisioning Introduction, Msp 3 Agent

    Chapter 10 Staging and Provisioning Introduction The Mobility Services Platform (MSP) 3 Client Software is a set of software components that come pre-installed on the VC70. This integrated software service provides support for your MSP application, including server software, and mobile client software. Refer to the Mobility Services Platform 3.2 User’s Guide, p/n 72E-100158-06, for instructions for using the Rapid Deployment MSP 3 Agent clients.

  • Page 224: Appcenter

    10 - 2 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide When flashing is over, the device is automatically rebooted. NOTE The above steps do not require any user interaction. The screen is an example of screens shown on the device during the update process performed via OS Update utility.

  • Page 225: Chapter 11: Software Configuration Introduction

    To Update the Image On the PC side, perform the following steps: Copy and unzip the BSP package file to your PC (extracted content: MLO and monitor.nb0 files and VC70N0 folder with all its files). Copy the extracted content of the BSP package file to the root directory of the microSD card.

  • Page 226: Osupgrade Mode

    OsUpdate Application is an operating system application used to update the operating system of the VC70. The OsUpdate Application is launch manually (not through the MSP service) by the user. To update the operating system: Unzip Release Package (VC70N0 CE). OSUpdate Folder Figure 11-1 Copy OSUpdate folder (this is Update Loader Package) into the \Temp directory of the VC70 or the root directory of a microSD storage card.

  • Page 227: Switch Between Microsoft And Stonestreet One (ss1) Bluetooth Stack

    Software Configuration 11 - 3 From the \Temp or root directory of the microSD, double tap the VC70c70Ben_TEMP file (or VC70c70Ben_SD file if the package is stored on the microSD) to run the update package. The update process starts and the OS ROM UPDATE IN PROGRESS screen displayed.

  • Page 228: Com1 Power Output To Scanner

    11 - 4 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide • 00000300: 5 minutes. • 00000600: 10 minutes. • 00000900: 15 minutes. • 00001800: 30 minutes. • Name: BattSuspendTimeout • Data Type: dword • Description: To suspend the device when not used for a certain period of time when operating on battery power.

  • Page 229: Ignition Timeout

    Software Configuration 11 - 5 • Name: SelectedAntenna • Data Type: dword • Description: Selects internal or external antenna. • Default Value: 00000000: Internal antenna. • Options: • 00000000: Internal antenna. • 00000001: External antenna. Ignition Timeout Key Name: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ControlPanel\SystemManagement\IgnSense] •...

  • Page 230: Disabling The Fusion Rx Sensitivity Degradation

    Disabling the Fusion RX Sensitivity Degradation Key Name: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Comm\XWING20_1\Parms] DesenseRxEnable="1" VC70N0 WinCE 7.0 Registry Settings for Control Panel Applets This memo describes some Registry parameters that controls the control panel System Manager applet. Terminal locking feature By default terminal lock feature is disabled.

  • Page 231

    Software Configuration 11 - 7 Figure 1: Terminal Lock disabled Figure 11-3 To enable it set the following registry value: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ControlPanel\SystemManagement\TermLock] "Enabled Terminal Locking"=dword:00000001 Figure 2: Terminal Lock enabled Figure 11-4 By default Terminal Lock applet is read only. To gain read/write access to this applet, set the registry: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ControlPanel\SystemManagement\TermLock] "Administrator Terminal Locking"=dword:00000001...

  • Page 232: Speaker Control

    11 - 8 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Figure 3: Read-write access to Terminal Lock applet Figure 11-5 Speaker control Speaker control is determined by the values located at: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ControlPanel\SystemManagement\SpeakerControl] registry key Figure 4: Speaker control default state Figure 11-6 To select Internal or external speaker modify the following value: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ControlPanel\SystemManagement\SpeakerControl] "SelectedSpeaker"=dword:00000004...

  • Page 233: Setting Com5 As Default Serial Port

    Software Configuration 11 - 9 Figure 5: Internal speaker selected Figure 11-7 To gain read/write access from this applet set: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ControlPanel\SystemManagement\SpeakerControl] "Administrator Speaker Control"=dword:00000001 Setting COM5 as Default Serial Port [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Drivers\BuiltIn\BarcodeReaderBT\Settings] "PortName"="\\$device\\COM5" Disable SIP from Auto-Launching Use the following system registry key and value to disable SIP from auto-launching: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ControlPanel\Sip] "Disabled"=dword:00000001 Force Warm Boot or Cold Boot After Resuming From Critical Suspension...

  • Page 234

    11 - 10 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide - The following section is an example of critical resume after depleted battery: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Drivers\BuiltIn\SMD\PwrSrc] ; 0 - warm boot, 1 - cold boot "ResumeFromCSBootType"=dword:00000000 Set: "ResumeFromCSBootType"=dword:00000000 for Warm Boot "ResumeFromCSBootType"=dword:00000001 for Cold Boot - The following section is an example of critical resume after Power button turn off: ;...

  • Page 235

    Software Configuration 11 - 11 ; Set boot type that is required on resume from Critical Suspend ; 0 - Warm boot, 1 - Cold boot "ResumeFromCSBootType"=dword:0 By default, no boot is issued on resume from Critical Suspend and the VC70 continues to operate. Save and run the PwrSrc.reg file to implement change.

  • Page 236: Chapter 12: Maintenance Introduction

    Chapter 12 Maintenance Introduction This chapter includes instructions on cleaning and storing the vehicle computer, and provides troubleshooting solutions for potential problems during vehicle computer operation. Maintaining the Vehicle Computer NOTE Whenever the VC70 is being replaced on a fork lift, ensure that the VC70 is compatible with the power cable installed on the truck.

  • Page 237: Returning The Vehicle Computer For Service

    12 - 2 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Returning the Vehicle Computer for Service NOTE Symbol has taken great care to ensure environmental conditions such as humidity will not affect the stability of the vehicle computer. This is accomplished my means of desiccant bags which can be inserted by the user upon receipt of the vehicle computer.

  • Page 238: Replacing The Backup Battery

    Maintenance 12 - 3 Replacing the Backup Battery To replace the backup battery: CAUTION Use ESD precautions when installing the backup battery. Disconnect the power cable from the VC70. The VC70 will continue to work on backup battery power. Perform cold boot. The backup battery will stop powering the VC70. Open the four screws securing the Backup Battery door on the back of the vehicle computer and remove the door.

  • Page 239: Troubleshooting

    12 - 4 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Troubleshooting Vehicle Computer Problems Table 12-1 Symptom Possible Cause Action Vehicle computer does The power cable ignition sense wire Verify that the power cable is connected not power on or shuts off (yellow) is not connected properly.

  • Page 240

    Maintenance 12 - 5 Vehicle Computer Problems (Continued) Table 12-1 Symptom Possible Cause Action Optional serial scanner Scanner is not properly connected to Connect the scanner to the COM1 port. Ensure does not operate. the vehicle computer. the proper COM port is selected in the DataWedge application, see DataWedge Scanner Connection on page 4-1.

  • Page 241

    12 - 6 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Vehicle Computer Problems (Continued) Table 12-1 Symptom Possible Cause Action Vehicle computer cannot Too far from other Bluetooth devices. Move closer to the other Bluetooth device(s), find any Bluetooth within a range of 10 meters. devices nearby.

  • Page 242: Appendix A: Specifications Technical Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications Technical Specifications The following tables summarize the vehicle computer’s intended operating environment and general technical hardware specifications. Vehicle Computer The following table summarizes the vehicle computer’s intended operating environment. Technical Specifications Table A-1 Item Characteristics Physical and Environmental Characteristics Dimension 11.5 in.

  • Page 243

    A - 2 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Technical Specifications (Continued) Table A-1 Item Characteristics Audio Built-in front-mounted 2W speaker; Optional external 13 watt speaker and external Push-To-Talk microphone that is ready for voice communication and voice-assisted applications Performance Characteristics TI OMAP4430 processor at 800MH - 1GHz in turbo mode Operating System Windows Embedded Compact 7 (WEC 7)

  • Page 244: Vehicle Computer Connectors

    Specifications A - 3 Technical Specifications (Continued) Table A-1 Item Characteristics WLAN Frequency 802.11a: 5 GHz Bands: 802.11b: 2.4 GHz 802.11g: 2.4 GHz 802.11n: 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz Bluetooth Bluetooth Version 2.1. A full featured SDK is available for download from Support Central.

  • Page 245

    A - 4 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Power Connector Pin-Outs Table A-2 Signal Description 12V_IN 12V output from AC supply/battery 12V_IN 12V output from AC supply/battery Ground Ground Ignition Ignition Sense input from forklift POW_GOOD SW_Shutdown HW_Shutdown Ground Mating connector: LF13WBP-11S USB 1 and USB 2 Connector Pin-Outs Table A-3...

  • Page 246

    Specifications A - 5 COM1 Connector Pin-Outs Table A-4 Signal Description DCD1 Data Carrier Detect input to VC70 RxD1 Serial data input to VC70 TxD1 Serial data output to VC70 DTR1 Data Terminal Ready output from VC70 Ground DSR1 Data Set Ready RTS1 Request To Send output from VC70 CTS1...

  • Page 247

    A - 6 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide External Microphone Connector Pin-Outs Table A-6 Signal Description Push-to-Talk button signal from handset GND/MIC_- Audio input from microphone MIC_+ Audio input from microphone MIC_Detect External microphone detection Mating cable: mating cable Mot PN: 3064078H01/H02 External Speaker Connector Pin-Outs Table A-7 Signal...

  • Page 248

    Specifications A - 7 Ethernet Connector Pin-Outs Table A-8 Signal Description TX_P Transmit + TX_N Transmit - RX_P Receive + Ground Ground RX_N Receive - Ground Ground...

  • Page 249

    Glossary API. An interface by means of which one software component communicates with or controls another. Usually used to refer to services provided by one software component to another, usually via software interrupts or function calls Application Programming Interface. See API. ASCII.

  • Page 250

    Glossary - 2 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide CAN Bus. Controller Area Network is a vehicle bus standard designed to allow microcontrollers and devices to communicate with each other within a vehicle without a host computer. Cold Boot. A cold boot restarts the vehicle computer and erases all user stored records and entries. COM port.

  • Page 251

    Glossary - 3 IOCTL. Input/Output Control. Internet Protocol Address. See IP. I/O Ports. I/O ports are primarily dedicated to passing information into or out of the vehicle computer’s memory. VC70 vehicle computers include Serial and USB ports. IP. Internet Protocol. The IP part of the TCP/IP communications protocol. IP implements the network layer (layer 3) of the protocol, which contains a network address and is used to route a message to a different network or subnetwork.

  • Page 252

    Glossary - 4 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide and translating any network information or request sent by any other ODI-compatible protocol into something a NetWare client can understand and process. Open System Authentication. Open System authentication is a null authentication algorithm. Parameter.

  • Page 253

    Glossary - 5 SIP. Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is a signaling communications protocol, used for controlling multimedia communication over Internet Protocol (IP) networks. SMA. SubMiniature version A connectors are semi-precision coaxial RF minimal connector interface for coaxial cable. Soft Reset. See Warm Boot. SPP.

  • Page 254

    Glossary - 6 VC70 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide Vehicle Computer. In this text, vehicle computer refers to the VC70 vehicle computer. It can be set up to run as a stand-alone device, or it can be set up to communicate with a network, using wireless radio technology. Warm Boot.

  • Page 255

    Index Numerics bonding, bluetooth ......7-5 boot 802.11a/b/g/n ....... 1-1 cold .

  • Page 256

    Index - 2 VC5090 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide external speaker ..... . .2-28, 3-18 IPL ........9-6 non-FFS partitions IPL .

  • Page 257

    Index - 3 VC5090 Vehicle Computer Product Reference Guide certificates ......3-1 wireless local area networks .

  • Page 258

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