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Getting Started

Introduction .........................................2
Read Me First .....................................4
(Precautions)
Useful Information
On-screen Manual .............................31
Handling and Maintenance ................32

Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting (Basic) .....................36
Appendix
Specifications ....................................50
For further information about the computer, you can refer to the
on-screen manual.
To access the on-screen manual รจ page 31 "On-screen Manual"
Please read these instructions carefully before using this product, and save this
manual for future use.

OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS

Description of Parts ...........................16
Preparation ........................................20
First-time Operation ..........................25
Reinstalling Software ........................34
LIMITED WARRANTY ......................54
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Personal Computer CF-U1 series Model No. Contents Getting Started Introduction .........2 Description of Parts ......16 Read Me First ........4 Preparation ........20 (Precautions) First-time Operation ......25 Useful Information On-screen Manual ......31 Reinstalling Software ......34 Handling and Maintenance ....32 Troubleshooting Troubleshooting (Basic) .....36 Appendix LIMITED USE LICENSE AGREEMENT...46...
  • Page 2: Introduction

    Introduction Thank you for purchasing this Panasonic product. For optimum performance and safety, please read these instructions carefully. In these instructions, the names are referred as follows. l “Genuine Windows 7 Professional Service Pack 1” as “Windows” or “Windows 7”...
  • Page 3 Absolute Software Corp. ® ® Bluetooth™ is a trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc., U.S.A. and licensed to Panasonic Corporation. Names of products, brands, etc., appearing in this manual are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective own companies.
  • Page 4: Read Me First

    Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. l Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. l Consult the Panasonic Service Center or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. Warning To assure continued compliance, use only shielded interface cables when connecting to a computer or peripheral.
  • Page 5 High power radars are allocated as primary users of the 5.25 to 5.35 GHz and 5.65 to 5.85 GHz bands. These radar stations can cause interference with and /or damage this product. 25-M-W-2 Responsible Party: Panasonic Corporation of North America One Panasonic Way Secaucus, NJ 07094 Tel No:1-800-LAPTOP5 (1-800-527-8675) 6-M-1 <For USA-California Only>...
  • Page 6 Read Me First <Ne s’applique qu’aux modèles avec technologie LAN sans fil> Cet appareil (pour réseaux locaux radioélectriques) dans les bandes de fréquences 5150-5250 MHz est réservé à une utilisation à l’intérieur afin de réduire le risque d’interférence avec les systèmes satellites mobiles bicanaux. Les radars forte puissance sont désignés comme étant les premiers utilisateurs (c’est-à-dire qu’ils ont la priorité) des bandes de fréquences 5250-5350 MHz et 5650-5850 MHz.
  • Page 7 building or responsible representatives of the organization. These situations may for example include: l Using this product on board of airplanes, or l In any other environment where the risk of interference to other devices or services is perceived or identified as harmful. If you are uncertain of the policy that applies on the use of wireless devices in a spe- cific organization or environment (e.g.
  • Page 8: Precautions

    Failure to comply with these precautions violates safety standards of design, manufacture and intended use of the product. Panasonic assumes no liability for customer failure to comply with these precautions.
  • Page 9 Road safety comes first! Do not use a Personal Computer or Handheld Computer incorporating wireless WAN modem while driving a vehicle. Do not place the computer with wireless WAN modem in an area where it could cause personal injury to the driver or passengers. It is recommended to stow the unit in the boot or secure stowage area while driving.
  • Page 10 53-M-1 USA Only: Disposal may be regulated in your community due to environmental considerations. For disposal or recycling information, please visit Panasonic website: http://www.panasonic.com/environmental or call 1-888-769-0149 65-M-2...
  • Page 11 <Only for model with 1D Barcode Reader> Laser Devices This equipment is using lasers that comply with US21CFR1040.10, 1040.11, EN 60825-1:1994+A2:2001+A1:2002 and IEC60825-1:1993+A1:1997+A2:2001 regula- tions. The laser is a “Class 2” laser which is indicated on the label for this product.” Class 2 laser readers use a low power, visible light diode.
  • Page 12: Precautions

    , LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEMS OR OTHER EQUIPMENTS/DEVICES/SYS- TEMS THAT ARE INVOLVED WITH ENSURING HUMAN LIFE OR SAFETY. PANASONIC WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LIABILITY RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT ARISING OUT OF THE FOREGOING USES. AIRCRAFT COCKPIT EQUIPMENT/SYSTEMS include Class 2 Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) Systems and Class 1 EFB Systems when used during critical phases of flight (e.g., during take-off and landing) and/or mounted on to the aircraft.
  • Page 13 (attached to your product or Ÿ If foreign matter has found its way supplied by Panasonic) may result in a fire. inside, immediately turn the power off Do Not Subject the AC Adaptor to Any...
  • Page 14: Precautions

    Panasonic shall not be liable for loss the shortest time possible. of data or other incidental or conse- l Do not place the computer near a quential damages resulting from the television or radio receiver.
  • Page 15 the first time. When the AC adaptor is 100% charge for high temperature mode is approximately equivalent to connected to the computer, charging begins automatically. an 80% charge level for normal l Should the battery leak and the fluid temperature mode. l The battery pack is a consumable get into your eyes, do not rub your eyes.
  • Page 16: Description Of Parts

    Description of Parts A: LCD You can select whether to switch Reference Manual the [Del] Key functions with the è “Touchscreen” Key functions, and vice versa on B: Scroll Button the internal keyboard. You can scroll the screen, etc. This : [Enter] Key works as a mouse wheel.
  • Page 17 Right side Click [start] - [All Programs] - [SoundMAX] - [Control Panel] and select [Microphone], and then add a check mark for [No Filtering] in [Microphone Enhancements]. Ÿ When using a monaural micro- phone with a 2-terminal plug: Click (Start) - [Control Panel] - [Hardware and Sound] - [Sound] - A: SD Memory Card Slot [Recording] - [Microphone] -...
  • Page 18 Description of Parts Left side A: Stylus Holder (left side) B: DC-IN Jack C: Wireless Switch Reference Manual è “Disabling/Enabling Wireless Communication” D: Security Lock (2 holes) A Kensington cable can be con- DC IN 16V nected. For further information, read the manual that comes with the cable.
  • Page 19 Inside A: Wireless WAN antenna <Only for model with wireless WAN> Wireless WAN is not available de- pending on a model. B: Wireless LAN antenna <Only for model with wireless LAN> Reference Manual è “Wireless LAN” C: Bluetooth antenna <Only for model with Bluetooth> Reference Manual è...
  • Page 20: Preparation

    Preparation n Confirmation A Check and identify the supplied accessories. If you do not find the described accessories, contact Panasonic Technical Support (è page 56). • AC Adaptor ..1 • AC Cord ..1 • Battery Packs . . . 2...
  • Page 21 B Tip the clip (B) front to pull it out of the com- puter. (Do the same for the right side of hand strap.) Open up the whole hand strap. Press and hold (C) and slide the latch to unlock the battery cover. (The illustration shows Battery 1 as an example.) Remove the battery cover.
  • Page 22 Preparation About the battery for this computer This computer uses 2 battery packs. The battery is charged (è page 25) and power is consumed only on either bat- tery pack. Those operations switch to the other battery pack automatically. l When the computer is connected to the Cradle (optional: CF-VEBU11U), the battery pack is charged when the AC adaptor is connected to the Cradle.
  • Page 23 n Attaching the stylus to the computer We recommend you fix the stylus in safe to the computer using the tether (supplied). A Attach the tether to the stylus. B Insert the tether to (A) of computer and pass the stylus to fix. You can store the stylus at (B) or (C) of the computer.
  • Page 24 Preparation n Using the hand strap When using the computer holding with hand, insert your hand to (A) part of the hand strap. Fix the hand strap firmly so that the computer does not come off, and then turn it over. l When the hand strap is too loose or too tight, you can adjust the hand strap according to the instructions below.
  • Page 25: First-time Operation

    First-time Operation n Setting up the computer Connect your computer to a power outlet. The battery charging starts automatically. (è page 22). CAUTION l Do not disconnect the AC adaptor until the “Setting up the computer” procedure is completed. l When using the computer for the first time, do not connect any peripheral device except the battery pack and AC adaptor.
  • Page 26 If the computer does not power on even after cooling down, contact Panasonic Technical Support (è page 56). l Any changes from the default setting of the Setup Utility must not be made until the “Setting up the...
  • Page 27 CAUTION l You cannot choose the following words for user name and password: CON, PRN, AUX, CLOCK$, NUL, COM1 to COM9, LPT1 to LPT9. l Do not use an “@” mark for user name and password. A password will be requested at the log-on screen, even if no password has been set.
  • Page 28 First-time Operation Perform the touchscreen calibration. At first, log on to Windows as an administrator, and per- form this calibration. A Click (Start) - [Control Panel] - [Hardware and Sound] - [Tablet PC Setting]. B Click [Calibrate]. C Select [Touch input]. D Using the stylus, touch each of the “+”...
  • Page 29 NOTE l PC Information Viewer This computer periodically records the management information of the flash memory, etc. The maximum data volume for each record is 2048 bytes. This information is only used for estimating the cause when the flash memory goes down by any possibility.
  • Page 30 First-time Operation NOTE l You can create an additional partition using remaining unallocated space or newly creating unallocated space. l To delete a partition, right-click the partition and click [Delete Volume] in the step C. n Flash Memory Backup/Restore l Use the commercial software to backup the entire data on the flash memory drive.
  • Page 31: On-screen Manual

    (Start) - [All Programs] - [Panasonic] - [On-Line Manuals] - [Important Tips]. A Double-click on the desktop. l Alternatively click [start] - [All Programs] - [Panasonic] - [Battery] - [Important Tips] or click [start] - [All Programs] - [Panasonic] - [On-Line Manuals] - [Important Tips]. NOTE l When Adobe Reader update notice is displayed, we recommend you follow the on-screen procedure and update.
  • Page 32: Handling And Maintenance

    Handling and Maintenance Operation environment l Temperature: Operation : -10 °C to 50 °C {14 °F to 122 °F} (IEC60068-2-1, 2) Storage : -20°C to 60 °C {- 4 °F to 140 °F} Humidity: Operation : 30% to 80% RH (No condensation) Storage : 30% to 90% RH (No condensation) Even within the above temperature/humidity ranges, using for a long time in an extreme environment will result in the product deterioration and will shorten the product life.
  • Page 33 n When using peripheral devices Follow these instructions and the Reference Manual to avoid any damage to the devices. Carefully read the instruction manuals of the peripheral devices. l Use the peripheral devices conforming to the computer’s specifications. l Connect to the connectors in the correct direction. l If it is hard to insert, do not try forcibly but check the connector’s shape, direc- tion, alignment of pins, etc.
  • Page 34: Reinstalling Software

    USB port (è page 18). Turn on the computer, and press (F2) or (Del) while [Panasonic] boot screen is displayed. The Setup Utility starts up. l If the password is requested, enter the Supervisor Password. Write down all of the contents of the Setup Utility and press (F9).
  • Page 35: Turn On The Computer

    Click [Reinstall Windows] and click [Next]. The License Agreement screen appears. Click [Yes, I agree to the provisions above and wish to continue!] and click [Next]. Select the settings and click [Next]. l [Reinstall Windows to the whole Hard Disk to factory default.] Select this option when you want to reinstall Windows to the factory default.
  • Page 36: Troubleshooting (basic)

    “Reference Manual”. For a software prob- lem, refer to the software’s instruction manual. If the problem persists, contact Panasonic Technical Support (è page 56). You can also check the computer’s status in the PC Information Viewer (è...
  • Page 37 [Legacy USB Support] to [Disabled] in the [Advanced] menu of the Setup Utility. (è Reference Manual “Setup Utility”) l If the problem persists after having tried the above solutions, it may be a flash memory failure. Contact Panasonic Technical Support (è page 56).
  • Page 38 Troubleshooting (Basic) n Starting Up Windows startup l Press (F9) in the Setup Utility (è Reference and operation is Manual “Setup Utility”) to return the Setup Utility set- slow. tings (excluding the passwords) to the default values. Start the Setup Utility and make the settings again. (Note that the processing speed depends on the appli- cation software, so this procedure may not make Win- dows faster.)
  • Page 39 Click [start] - [Control Panel] - [Date, Time, Language, and Regional Options] - [Date and Time]. l If the problem persists, the internal clock battery may need to be replaced. Contact Panasonic Technical Support (è page 56). l When the computer is connected to LAN, check the date and time of the server.
  • Page 40 (Enter). When [Password on boot] is set to [Enabled] in the [Security] menu of the Setup Utility, [Enter Password] appears after the [Panasonic] boot screen disappears. As soon as you enter the password and press (Enter), press and hold (F8).
  • Page 41: Shutting Down

    n Shutting down Windows does not l Remove the USB device. shut down. l Wait one or two minutes. It is not a malfunction. n Display No display. l The external display is selected. Press to switch the display. Wait until the display has been switched completely before pressing again.
  • Page 42 Troubleshooting (Basic) n Display The screen is disor- l Changing the number of display colors and resolution dered. may affect the screen. Restart the computer. l Connecting/disconnecting an external display may affect the screen. Restart the computer. Motion picture l If you use the zoom function when playing motion becomes picture, motion picture may become disordered.
  • Page 43 [Search programs and files], and press (Enter). E Click [Yes], click [Yes] and click [OK]. Then Restart the Computer. F Press (F2) while [Panasonic] boot screen is displayed. G Set [GPS] to [Enabled] in the [Advanced - Serial Port Configuration]. H Press...
  • Page 44 Troubleshooting (Basic) n Touchscreen Cannot point the l Perform the touchscreen calibration (è page 28). correct position using the included stylus. n Reference Manual The Reference l Install Adobe Reader. A Log on to Windows as an administrator. Manual is not dis- played.
  • Page 45 n Others No response. l Press (Shift), (Esc) to open Task Manager and close the software application that is not responding. l An input screen (e.g., password input screen at startup) may be hidden behind another window. Press to check. l Press the power switch for 4 seconds or longer to shut down the computer, and then press the power switch to turn it on.
  • Page 46: Limited Use License Agreement

    SHALL BE CONCLUSIVELY DEEMED TO CONSTITUTE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS OF THIS LICENSE. Panasonic Corporation has developed or otherwise obtained the Programs and hereby licenses their use to you. You assume sole responsibility for the selection of the Product (including the associated Programs) to achieve your intended results, and for the installation, use and results obtained therefrom.
  • Page 47 YOU MAY NOT REVERSE ASSEMBLE, REVERSE COMPILE, OR MECHANI- CALLY OR ELECTRONICALLY TRACE THE PROGRAMS, OR ANY COPY THEREOF, IN WHOLE OR IN PART. YOU MAY NOT USE, COPY, MODIFY, ALTER, OR TRANSFER THE PRO- GRAMS OR ANY COPY THEREOF, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED IN THE LICENSE.
  • Page 48 à respecter les termes, clauses et conditions des présentes. Panasonic Corporation a mis au point ou obtenu les Logiciels et vous en concède l’utilisation par les présentes. Vous assumez l’entière responsabilité du choix de ce Produit (y compris des Logiciels associés) pour obtenir les résultats escomp-...
  • Page 49 F. Vous ne pouvez retirer aucune marque de droits d’auteur, marque de com- merce ou autre ni aucune identification de produit des Logiciels et vous devez reproduire et inclure toutes ces notices ou identifications de produit sur toutes les copies des Logiciels. Vous ne pouvez assembler en sens inverse, compiler en sens inverse ni retracer les Logiciels ni aucune de leurs copies, de façon électronique ou mécanique, en tout ou en partie.
  • Page 50: Specifications

    Specifications This page provides the specifications for the basic model. The model number is different according to the unit configuration. l To check the model number: Check the bottom of the computer or the box the computer came in at the time of purchase. l To check CPU speed, memory size and the flash memory drive (HDD) size: Run the Setup Utility (è Reference Manual “Setup Utility”) and select [Information] menu.
  • Page 51 Battery Recalibration Utility, Aptio Setup Utility, PC-Diag- nostic Utility, Infineon TPM Professional Package *10 *22 1D/2D Barcode Key Emulator, Camera Utility, Camera Light Switch Utility, Display Output Switcher, Panasonic Hand Writing, Right Click Utility, Software Keyboard, Sticky Key Notification, Protector Suite QL *13 *22 Hard Disk Data Erase Utility...
  • Page 52 Specifications n Wireless LAN <Only for model with wireless LAN> Mbps Data Transfer Rates IEEE802.11a: 54/48/36/24/18/12/9/6 Mbps IEEE802.11b: 11/5.5/2/1 Mbps IEEE802.11g: 54/48/36/24/18/12/9/6 IEEE802.11n: (HT20) GI=400ns: 1 50/130/115/86/57/43/28/14/72/65/57/ Mbps 43/28/21/14/7 GI=800ns: 1 30/117/104/78/52/39/26/13/65/58/52/ Mbps 39/26/19/13/6 (HT40) GI=400ns: 3 00/270/240/180/120/90/60/30/150/ Mbps 135/120/90/60/45/30/15 GI=800ns: 2 70/243/216/162/108/81/54/27/135/ Mbps 121/108/81/54/40/27/13 Standards Supported IEEE802.11a/IEEE802.11b/IEEE802.11g/IEEE802.11n Transmission method...
  • Page 53 [start] - [Run] and input “c:\util\drivers\tpm\README.pdf”. This slot is compatible with High-Speed Mode. Operation has been tested and con- firmed using Panasonic SD/SDHC Memory Cards with a capacity of up to 32 Operation on other SD equipment is not guaranteed.
  • Page 54: Limited Warranty

    Authorized Service Provider, or damage that is attributable to acts of God. This warranty is extended solely to the original purchaser. Maximum benefit is limited to one replace- ment per coverage year of the Motherboard, LCD, Storage Drive, and Keyboard. Com- plete unit replacement is at the discretion of Panasonic and is limited to once during the coverage term.
  • Page 55 (60) days from the date of delivery thereof to you, as evidenced by your purchase receipt. This is the only warranty Panasonic makes to you. Panasonic does not warrant that the func- tions contained in the Programs will meet your requirements or that the operation of the Pro- grams will be uninterrupted or error free.
  • Page 56 This limited warranty only covers failures due to defects in materials or workmanship which occur during normal use. If a unit is sent to a Panasonic Authorized Service Center and no hardware failure is found, the customer will be billed for labor to correct a software issue or reimage the hard drive plus shipping and applicable administrative fees at the current rates set by the service provider.
  • Page 57 For Canada PANASONIC COMPUTER AND PERIPHERALS LIMITED WARRANTY Coverage – Panasonic Canada Inc. (“PCI”) warrants to you, the first end user customer, this computer product (excluding software media), when purchased from PCI or from a PCI authorized reseller, to be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use, subject to the terms set forth below, during the period of warranty coverage specified.
  • Page 58 No Coverage – This limited warranty does not apply if the disk(s) or other media has been used in other than a Panasonic product, or in environmental conditions other than those specified by PCI or the manufacturer, or if subjected to misuse, neglect, mishandling, modification or attempted modification of the program, or if damaged by accident or act of God.
  • Page 59 Pour le Canada GARANTIE LIMITÉE – ORDINATEURS ET PÉRIPHÉRIQUES PANASONIC Couverture – Panasonic Canada Inc. (« PCI ») garantit à l’acheteur original que ce produit informatique (à l’exclusion des supports des logiciels) est, au moment de sa vente par PCI ou d’un revendeur agréé...
  • Page 60 GARANTIE LIMITÉE – SUPPORTS DES LOGICIELS Couverture – Panasonic Canada Inc. (« PCI ») garantit à l’acheteur original que la ou les disquettes ou tout autre support sur lequel le ou les programmes sont fournis sont exempts de défauts de pièces et de fabrication dans des conditions normales d’utilisation...
  • Page 61 GÉNÉRALITÉS PCI NE RECONNAÎT AUCUNE AUTRE GARANTIE, EXPLICITE OU IMPLICITE, Y COMPRIS, MAIS NON EXCLUSIVEMENT, LES GARANTIES IMPLICITES DE VALEUR COMMERCIALE ET D’UTILITÉ À UNE FIN QUELCONQUE, À L’ÉGARD DU LOGICIEL, SUPPORTS DE LOGICIELS, PRODUITS INFORMATIQUES, PÉRIPHÉRIQUES ET ACCESSOIRES. SOUS AUCUNE CIRCONSTANCE PCI NE POURRA ÊTRE TENUE RESPONSABLE DES DOMMAGES SPÉCIAUX, INDIRECTS OU CONSÉCUTIFS ATTRIBUABLES À...
  • Page 62 MEMO...
  • Page 64 ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. By enabling available power management settings, Panasonic computers enter a low-power sleep mode after a period of inactivity, saving the user energy. To learn more about power management, please visit the web site: www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=power_mgt.pr_power_management...

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