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  • Page 1 Thor™ VX9 Vehicle-Mount Computer ® ® with Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 2009 Operating System ® ® with Microsoft Windows 7 Professional Operating System ® ® ® with Microsoft Windows Professional Operating System User’s Guide...
  • Page 2 Disclaimer Honeywell International Inc. (“HII”) reserves the right to make changes in specifications and other information contained in this document without prior notice, and the reader should in all cases consult HII to determine whether any such changes have been made.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Chapter 1 - Thor VX9 Agency Information FCC Rules, Part 15 ......................1-1 FCC 5GHz Statement ......................1-1 Industry Canada........................1-1 EMC Directive Requirements:....................1-1 Li-Ion Battery........................1-1 RF Safety Notice ........................1-2 Bluetooth ..........................1-2 Honeywell Scanning & Mobility Product Environmental Information........1-2 CE Mark ..........................1-2 Dealer License - Republic of Singapore ................1-2...
  • Page 4 System Memory......................3-1 Video Subsystem......................3-1 Audio Interface....................... 3-1 Card Slots ........................3-1 Bluetooth........................3-1 WWAN ........................... 3-1 Power Input ......................... 3-2 Uninterruptible Power Supply ..................3-2 Backup Battery ......................3-2 PCMCIA Slot ........................3-2 Power Management ......................3-2 Physical Controls......................... 3-2 Power Button .........................
  • Page 5 Operating System........................ 4-1 BIOS Setup.......................... 4-1 Accessing the BIOS Setup .................... 4-2 AMI BIOS......................... 4-2 Phoenix BIOS ......................4-2 Identifying Drives in the Thor VX9 ................. 4-2 AMI BIOS......................... 4-2 Phoenix BIOS ......................4-2 Integrated Devices......................4-2 AMI BIOS......................... 4-2 Phoenix BIOS ......................
  • Page 6 Advanced Tab......................4-15 Freefloat Access*One TE (Optional) ................. 4-16 Freefloat WLinq Wedge..................... 4-16 Configuration ....................... 4-16 Loading an Operating System on the Thor VX9..............4-17 Thor VX9 Recovery DVD..................... 4-17 Using the Recovery DVD..................4-17 Launching the RS2 Wizard ................4-18 Using the RS2 Wizard..................
  • Page 7 Profile: ....................5-4 New ......................5-4 Delete..................... 5-5 Parameters..................... 5-5 Globals......................5-6 Admin Login ....................5-9 Diagnostics ......................5-10 Status....................... 5-10 Ping........................5-11 Utilities ......................5-12 Sign-On vs. Stored Credentials ................... 5-13 To Use Stored Credentials ..................5-13 To Use Sign On Screen..................5-13 Windows Certificate Store vs.
  • Page 8 Logon Options ....................... 5-47 Single Signon....................5-47 Pre-Logon Connection ..................5-47 Sign-On vs. Stored Credentials ................... 5-48 Use Stored Credentials..................5-48 Use Sign On Screen ....................5-49 Use Windows Username and Password ............... 5-49 Windows Certificate Store vs. Certs Path..............5-50 User Certificates ....................
  • Page 9 Option GlobeTrotter Connect .................... 5-99 SIM Card PIN....................... 5-99 Using Option GlobeTrotter Connect ................5-99 OneClick Internet......................5-100 Preparing for Initial Use on the Thor VX9 ..............5-100 Install SIM Card ....................5-100 Load Firmware..................... 5-100 Activation ......................5-101 Using OneClick Internet..................... 5-103 Connection Management..................
  • Page 10 Firmware........................5-111 Activation on CDMA..................... 5-111 General ........................5-112 Application ......................... 5-113 Application Buttons ....................5-113 SMS ........................5-113 Web Browser ....................... 5-113 Email........................5-113 GPS ........................5-113 About ......................... 5-114 System Requirements ..................5-114 Supported Languages ..................5-114 Installing or Upgrading OneClick Internet ............5-114 Installation......................
  • Page 11 Technical Assistance......................8-1 Limited Warranty ......................... 8-1...
  • Page 13: Chapter 1 - Thor Vx9 Agency Information

    Li-Ion Battery When disposing of the Thor VX9 main battery, the following precautions should be observed: The battery should be disposed of properly. The battery should not be disassembled or crushed. The battery should not be heated above 212°F (100°C) or incin- erated.
  • Page 14: Rf Safety Notice

    5627 BT Eindhoven The Netherlands Honeywell shall not be liable for use of our product with equipment (i.e., power supplies, personal computers, etc.) that is not CE marked and does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive. Dealer License - Republic of Singapore Republic of Singapore - Dealer License Number DA103458 complies with IDA Standards.
  • Page 15: Chapter 2 - Introduction

    • DC/DC power supply If you ordered any additional accessories for the Thor VX9, verify they are also included with the order. Keep the original pack- aging material in the event the Thor VX9 should need to be returned for service. For details, see Product Service and Repair (page 8-1).
  • Page 16: Initial Setup For Thor Vx9

    • Can be easily accessed by anyone seated in the driver’s seat. Software This section only applies if the Thor VX9 was ordered with an operating system. For a Thor VX9 ordered without an oper- ating system, see Loading an Operating System on the Thor VX9 (page 4-17).
  • Page 17: Components

    7. USB 2.0 port 8. Multipurpose Connection (provides USB, COM4 or both with optional cable) 9. Audio Out 3.5 mm 10. Mic In 3.5 mm Inside the Thor VX9 1. Torx 20 Screws 2. PCMCIA Card Slots, optional 3. PCMCIA Card Ejection Buttons Buttons and LEDs 1.
  • Page 18: Led Indications

    LED Indications Power LED The Power LED is located beside the power button. Function Power LED Off and not powered Off (no light) Off but powered Green flash very slow Operating normally Green on Suspend Green flashing slow Black-out Screen Green flashing fast Over voltage shutdown Red on...
  • Page 19: Tapping The Touch Screen With A Stylus

    A stylus replacement kit is available. Setup Terminal Emulation Parameters Note: The instructions below are for Honeywell RFTerm. If a different terminal emulation software is installed on your Thor VX9 refer to the documentation for that software. Before you make a host connection, you will, at a minimum, need to know: •...
  • Page 20: Cleaning The Touch Screen

    Data Entry You can enter data into the Thor VX9 through several different methods. A tethered scanner connected to the COM1 serial port or a Bluetooth scanner provides bar code data entry, the serial ports are used to input/output data, keyboards provide manual entry and the touch screen also provides manual entry (simulating a desktop PC’s mouse).
  • Page 21: Soft Keyboard Entry

    • The unit is ready to accept data from either the keyboard, integrated scanner or a device connected to a serial port. Note: The touch screen may be disabled. Please refer to Disabling the Touch Screen (page 4-8). Soft Keyboard Entry The optional software keyboard provides a virtual keyboard on the touch screen.
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  • Page 23: Chapter 3 - Hardware Overview

    Depending on the option ordered, system memory may be 1GB or 2GB of SDRAM or 512MB or 1024MB of DDR RAM. Video Subsystem The Thor VX9 contains either an SVGA or XGA compatible controller with 12.1” display. The display supports screen blanking to eliminate driver distraction when the vehicle is in motion.
  • Page 24: Wwan

    The power (on/off) button is a push button switch located on the front of the Thor VX9. The switch is a momentary switch. If the Thor VX9 is Off, pressing the power switch turns the Thor VX9 On. If the Thor VX9 is On, Windows determines the results of a power button press.
  • Page 25: Display Brightness Buttons

    Note: Always turn the computer off prior to removing power cables. The Thor VX9 is designed for a controlled shutdown when using the power button. A controlled shutdown first closes any open programs, and then shuts down the Windows operating system. DO NOT remove power from the Thor VX9 without shutting down the Thor VX9.
  • Page 26: External Connectors

    VMT Manager (page 4-10). Other external connectors are located as follows: • 802.11 antenna connectors are located on the top of the Thor VX9. One of these connectors may also be used by the WWAN radio. Power Supply Connector Power is supplied to the Thor VX9 through the power connector. Additionally this assembly provides for input for the screen blanking feature, if desired.
  • Page 27: Audio And Microphone Connectors

    The Thor VX9 has up to four antenna connectors, depending on the options ordered. Two antenna connectors are located on the top of the Thor VX9. If the Thor VX9 contains an 802.11 radio, these connec- tors provide diversity antennas for the radio. The connectors can also be used to connect a remote antenna.
  • Page 28: Multipurpose Connector

    The Thor VX9 Ethernet/USB connector accepts an adapter cable that provides a USB port, a COM4 serial port or both. COM4 provides +12v on pin 9 when enabled. Do not connect a serial bar code scanner to COM4 as this may damage the scanner, the Thor VX9 or both. Multipurpose Connector (page 7-5) for port and cable pinout information.
  • Page 29: Keyboards

    • VMT 60-key QWERTY keyboard – a customized rugged keyboard connected to the Thor VX9 via an adapter cable. • A standard PS/2 keyboard via the PS/2 Keyboard port on the Thor VX9. A PS/2 mouse can also be attached to the PS/2 Mouse port.
  • Page 30: Keyboard Backlight

    • Maximum intensity • Medium intensity • Low intensity. 60-key Keyboard An adapter cable is required to attach this keyboard to the Thor VX9. For information on attaching this keyboard to the Thor VX9 see Connect Keyboard (page 4-9). The 60 key keyboard is also available with an...
  • Page 31: Keyboard Backlight

    F4 and F5 keys are not used as the display brightness is adjusted via the buttons on the Thor VX9. The 2 functions of the F6 and F7 keys are not used as the Thor VX9 has TFT LCD screen with no provision for con- trast adjustments. The 2 functions of the F8 and F9 keys are not used as the sound volume on the Thor VX9 is controlled with the Sound icon in the Microsoft Windows System Tray.
  • Page 32: Keyboard Leds

    Keyboard LEDs The Thor VX9 keyboard has two (2) LED indicators. 1. CapsLock Mode LED Indicator 2. Secondary Mode LED Indicator 3. Status LED - Not used CAPS LED This LED indicates the state of the keyboard CapsLock mode. If CapsLock is enabled this LED is illuminated green.
  • Page 33: Ibm 3270 Keypad Overlay

    IBM 3270 Keypad Overlay The 60-key keypad is available with an IBM 3270 overlay designed to allow the user to enter terminal emulator com- mands when running RFTerm. IBM 5250 Keypad Overlay The 60-key keypad is available with an IBM 5250 overlay designed to allow the user to enter terminal emulator com- mands when running RFTerm.
  • Page 34: General Windows Keyboard Shortcuts

    General Windows Keyboard Shortcuts Use the keyboard shortcuts in the chart below to navigate with any Thor VX9 keyboard. These are standard keyboard shortcuts for Windows applications. Press these keys … To … CTRL + C Copy CTRL + X...
  • Page 35: Ps/2 Keyboard/mouse

    PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse A standard PS/2 keyboard and mouse can be attached to the Thor VX9 using the two PS/2 connectors, one labeled “Key- board” and one labeled “Mouse”. Please refer to documentation provided with the PS/2 keyboard and mouse for more infor- mation on their operation.
  • Page 36: Display

    (page 4-14) for information on installing the screen blanking box. PCMCIA Slots The Thor VX9 has two optional PCMCIA slots. The PCMCIA slots are stacked on top of each other and can be accessed by removing the service lid. 1. Torx 20 Screws 2.
  • Page 37: Install Pcmcia Cards

    Install PCMCIA Cards Equipment Needed: Torx 20 screwdriver 1. Turn the Thor VX9 off and detach the power cable. 2. Loosen the two (2) Torx 20 screws securing the service hatch so the cover can be removed. The screws are a captive part of the cover and cannot be removed.
  • Page 38: Power Supply

    (page 4-14) for available DC/DC power supplies and instructions, cautions ans warnings for installation. Important – A DC to DC power supply is required to provide a conditioned power source to the Thor VX9. The Thor VX9 cannot be connected to vehicle power without the DC to DC power supply.
  • Page 39: Hardware Problems

    This section lists possible solutions to some common problems with hardware. Power Source The Thor VX9 receives power from either an AC-DC adapter or a vehicle battery. Power source problems are usually inter- related. For example, a malfunctioning AC-DC adapter or vehicle battery will not power the computer.
  • Page 40: Display / Touch Screen

    Display / Touch Screen Problem Solution The display is Verify the Display setting in the Microsoft Windows Control panel. The display settings should be set to unreadable. High Color (16 bit) and 800 by 600 pixel resolution. It may be necessary to reboot in Safe Mode to change the display settings if the screen is unreadable. See Bypassing Microsoft Windows Startup (page 4-19).
  • Page 41: Optional Devices

    Only connect a serial bar code scanner to COM1. Be sure Pin 9 of COM1 is configured to provide +5V. Do not con- nect a serial bar code scanner to COM2 or COM4 as damage to the Thor VX9, the scanner or both may result.
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  • Page 43: Chapter 4 - Software

    Introduction Like any personal computer, there are many aspects to the setup and configuration of the Thor VX9. Much of the setup and con- figuration of the Thor VX9 is dependent upon the optional features (both hardware and software) installed on the computer.
  • Page 44: Accessing The Bios Setup

    Del key still has the same function when the display of the message is disabled. AMI BIOS When you turn an Thor VX9 with AMI BIOS on, the unit starts to boot. Watch the bootup sequence and when the fol- lowing is displayed: Press DEL to run Setup Press the Del key.
  • Page 45: Boot Priority

    Boot Priority AMI BIOS The Boot menu lists the boot devices in order. The default order is: • Removable Device • CD/DVD • Hard Disk Drive (name may vary by drive type) • USB Hotplug floppy drive • Network Phoenix BIOS The Boot menu lists the boot devices in order, as well as any devices excluded from boot order.
  • Page 46: Exit Bios Configuration

    • Load Setup Defaults - This option is used to reset the Setup values to the original, default values that were set at the factory, before suppliers or end users made changes. The next time the Thor VX9 is turned on or rebooted, those saved values are in effect.
  • Page 47: Microsoft Windows Setup And Configuration

    Please refer to the invoice or packing list if there are any questions about the configuration of your Thor VX9. ATTENTION: On a Thor VX9 with a flash drive, powering off the Thor VX9 before a write (to disk) function has completed, may result in the corruption of the flash drive.
  • Page 48: Microsoft Windows

    ® RFTerm Software RFTerm allows users to connect to applications running on IBM 3270, AS/400 and VT hosts from the Thor VX9 mobile computer over a wireless TCP/IP data network. When ordered, RFTerm is pre-installed on the device. VMT Manager The VMT Manager located in the Windows Control Panel is used to configure many of the unique features of the Thor VX9.
  • Page 49: Thor Vx9 Configuration Options

    Thor VX9 Configuration Options Many configuration options are available via the Microsoft Windows Control panel. For additional information, please refer to Help and Support on the Start menu for configuration details. Date and Time To set date and time, tap the time displayed in the task bar or tap: Windows 7 Professional: Start >...
  • Page 50: Restart/shutdown

    Restart/Shutdown Use the Windows interface to restart or shut down the Thor VX9. Windows 7 Professional: right arrow list menu Start > Shut down > Restart Start > Shut down Windows Embedded Standard, XP Professional, XP Embedded: Start > Shut down > Restart Start >...
  • Page 51: Network Configuration

    (page 5-83) uses an 802.11 b/g radio. Ethernet Connector When the Thor VX9 is networked using the Ethernet connector, the Thor VX9’s networking options are set via the Microsoft Windows Control Panel. The same networking configuration options are available as in a standard PC.
  • Page 52: Vmt Manager

    VMT Manager application. Main Tab The Main tab shows the embedded controller’s firmware version and build date as well as the Thor VX9 computer manager application version and build date. There are no user configurable options on this tab.
  • Page 53: General Settings Tab

    Enable 5VDC power on COM1 pin 9 to power external 5V devices with a maximum power consumption of 2.5W, 500mA. If you want the external device to be powered in suspend mode or when the Thor VX9 runs on its UPS battery, you must also select those options.
  • Page 54 Shutdown Select touch panel tap as an optional way to shutdown the Thor VX9. By default, this option is disabled. When enabled, you can set the tap duration before Thor VX9 shutdown time. Default value is 2 seconds (2000 ms).
  • Page 55: Ups Tab

    After making any desired changes, click Apply to apply the new changes or OK to apply the changes and dismiss the VMT Manager screen. If prompted, click Yes to confirm your changes. UPS Battery Enable/disable the internal UPS battery. The UPS battery protects the Thor VX9 from being shutdown if there’s a loss of input power. Configuration Configure how the Thor VX9 should react when/if the input power is lost by enabling UPS functionality: •...
  • Page 56: Display Backlight Tab

    Display Backlight Tab The Display Backlight tab contains options and status for the display backlight. After making any desired changes, click Apply to apply the new changes or OK to apply the changes and dismiss the VMT Manager screen. If prompted, click Yes to confirm your changes. Blackout-screen Input Signal Enable Blackout (Screen Blanking) screen functionality.
  • Page 57: Advanced Tab

    Advanced Tab The Advanced tab provides monitoring for several advanced functions. There are no user configurable options on this tab. On the Advanced tab you can: • Monitor the latest POST code sent from the CPU Module BIOS. • Monitor driver independent touch panel functionality •...
  • Page 58: Freefloat Access*one Te (optional)

    Freefloat WLinq is a software keyboard wedge that allows scanner input to be treated as keyboard input by applications. WLinq can create multiple profiles which can be important if more than one scanner or type of scanner may be used with the Thor VX9.
  • Page 59: Loading An Operating System On The Thor Vx9

    VX9A478XPERECOV – Windows XP Embedded for Thor VX9 with Intel Pentium or Celeron CPU Using the Recovery DVD The Recovery Solution 2 (RS2) is a method to restore the software on your Thor VX9 to the same state as when it was shipped from the factory.
  • Page 60: Launching The Rs2 Wizard

    BIOS of your Thor VX9. 4. When the Thor VX9 boots, the BIOS may prompt you to press a key to continue to boot from the RS2 DVD. Please press a key when prompted to boot from the RS2.
  • Page 61: Startup Problems

    Press SHIFT + 2 + 1 to enable or disable a device on the search list. If the Thor VX9 is still unable to boot from the hard drive, you may need to reformat the C: drive and restore the system from backup.
  • Page 62 Press Enter. If the Thor VX9 does not automatically reboot, turn the Thor VX9 off and then on again. Note: The date and time may also be set using the Windows interface. Click on the time in the system tray or select Date and Time from the Windows control panel to open the Date/Time control panel.
  • Page 63: Chapter 5 - Wireless Network Configuration

    Change settings for all users is tapped before changing the privilege level. It is important that all dates are correct on the Thor VX9 and host computers when using any type of certificate. Cer- tificates are date sensitive and if the date is not correct authentication will fail.
  • Page 64: Wireless Zero Config Utility

    2. Change the value for the Supplicant property value to Third Party. 3. Tap Commit. 4. Restart the Thor VX9. The Laird Connection Manager passes control to Wireless Zero Config and the WZC Wireless Information control panel. Using the options in the Wireless Zero Config panels, set up radio and security settings. There may be a slight delay before the Wireless Zero Config icon indicates the status of the connection.
  • Page 65: Status

    Status Start > All Programs > Laird > Laird Connection Manager > Status tab This screen provides information on the radio: • The status of the radio card: ? Down - The radio is not recognized by the LCM. ? Disabled - The radio is disabled. ? Not Associated: The radio has not established a connection with an access point.
  • Page 66: Configuration

    Configuration Start > All Programs > Laird > Laird Connection Manager > Configuration tab Wi-Fi Checkbox When checked, the Wi-Fi radio is enabled. Wi-Fi is enabled by default. Manage Profiles Tap this button to edit an existing profile, create a new profile, delete a profile, edit global parameters or login as an admin.
  • Page 67: Delete

    Delete Tap Delete to delete the currently highlighted profile in the Profile: drop down box. Tap Yes to delete the profile or No to exit without deleting. Note: You cannot delete the currently active profile. Parameters The items on the Parameters tab only affect the selected profile. When a property is selected from the list either a text box or a pull down list is displayed to the right for the entry of a value for that property.
  • Page 68: Globals

    Globals Items on the Globals tab affect all profiles. When a property is selected from the list either a text box or a pull down list is displayed to the right for the entry of a value for that property. After changing the desired properties, tap the Commit button. Default Property Explanation...
  • Page 69 Default Property Explanation Value Aggressive When set to On and the current connection to an AP weakens, the radio ag- Scan gressively scans for available APs. Aggressive scanning works with standard scanning (set through Roam Trig- ger, Roam Delta and Roam Period). Aggressive scanning should be set to On unless there is significant co-channel interference due to overlapping APs on the same channel.
  • Page 70 Default Property Explanation Value Tray Icon The tray icon is not displayed when the Thor VX9 is running a Windows Em- bedded Standard 2009, Windows Embedded Standard 7 or Windows 7 Pro- fessional operating system. Admin SUMMIT A string of up to 64 alphanumeric characters that must be entered when the...
  • Page 71: Admin Login

    Admin Login To login to Administrator mode, enter the admin password and tap the Login button. Once logged in, the button label changes to Logout. The admin is automatically logged out when the LCM is exited. Enter the Admin password (the default password is SUMMIT and is case sensitive) and tap OK. If the pass- word is incorrect, an error message is displayed.
  • Page 72: Diagnostics

    Diagnostics Start > All Programs > Laird > Laird Configuration Manager > Diagnostics tab The Diagnostics screen can be used for troubleshooting network traffic and radio connectivity issues. This screen displays the status of the Wi-Fi radio. • About – Use this button to view the version of the LCM and other software information. •...
  • Page 73: Ping

    The Ping screen is used to ping another device. IP - Displays the IP address of the Thor VX9 Use the text box at the upper right to enter the IP address to ping. Information on the selected function is dis- played in the output box in the center of the screen.
  • Page 74: Utilities

    Utilities This screen displays the regulatory domain and logging options. Reg. Domain: The regulatory domain for which the network card is configured. Use the pull down list to select the desired level of logging: Disabled (no logging, default) 1- Text (Low) 2 - Text 3 - Text (High) 4 - Serial (Low)
  • Page 75: Sign-on Vs. Stored Credentials

    The user must enter the Username and Password at that time to authenticate. • When using LCM with the Thor VX9, there is an option on the Global tab to use the Windows user name and password to log on instead of any username and password stored in the profile.
  • Page 76 7. Click the Commit button. 8. When the device attempts to connect to the network, a sign-on screen is displayed. 9. Enter the Username and Password. Click the OK button. 10. Verify the device is authenticated by reviewing the Status tab. When the device is property configured, the indi- cates the device is Authenticated and the method used.
  • Page 77: Windows Certificate Store Vs. Certs Path

    Windows Certificate Store vs. Certs Path Note: It is important that all dates are correct on the Thor VX9 and host computers when using any type of certificate. Certificates are date sensitive and if the date is not correct authentication will fail.
  • Page 78: Configuring The Profile

    Configuring the Profile Use the instructions in this section to complete the entries on the Profile tab according to the type of wireless security used by your network. The instructions that follow are the minimum required to successfully connect to a network. Your system may require more parameters than are listed in these instructions.
  • Page 79: No Security

    No Security To connect to a wireless network with no security, make sure the following profile options are used. 1. Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile 2. Set Auth Type to Open 3. Set WPA to None 4.
  • Page 80: Wep

    To connect using WEP, make sure the following profile options are used. 1. Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile 2. Set Auth Type to Open 3. Set WPA to None 4. Set Encryption to WEP 5.
  • Page 81: Leap

    LEAP To use LEAP (without WPA, also called WEP-LEAP), make sure the following profile options are used. 1. Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile 2. Set Auth Type as follows: • If the Cisco/CCX certified AP is configured for open authentication, set Auth Type to Open. •...
  • Page 82: Peap/mschap

    PEAP/MSCHAP To use PEAP/MSCHAP, make sure the following profile options are used. 1. Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile 2. Set Auth Type to Open 3. Set WPA as follows: • Select WPA/WPA2 to use either TKIP/AES or AES-CCMP •...
  • Page 83 Enter the password. Leave the CA Certificate File Name blank for now. Click OK then click Commit. Ensure the correct Active profile is selected on the Configuration tab. Windows Certificate Store vs. Certs Path (page 5-15) for more information on certificate storage. Once successfully authenticated, import the CA certificate into the Windows certificate store.
  • Page 84: Peap/gtc

    PEAP/GTC To use PEAP/GTC, make sure the following profile options are used. 1. Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile 2. Set Auth Type to Open 3. Set WPA as follows: • Select WPA/WPA2 to use either TKIP/AES or AES-CCMP •...
  • Page 85 Leave the CA Certificate File Name blank for now. Click OK then click Commit. Ensure the correct Active Profile is selected on the Configuration tab. Windows Certificate Store vs. Certs Path (page 5-15) for more information on certificate storage. Once successfully authenticated, import the CA certificate into the Windows certificate store. Return to the Credentials screen and check the Validate server checkbox.
  • Page 86: Wpa/leap

    WPA/LEAP To use WPA/LEAP, make sure the following profile options are used. 1. Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile 2. Set Auth Type as follows: • If the Cisco/CCX certified AP is configured for open authentication, set Auth Type to Open. •...
  • Page 87 Enter the password. Click the Commit button. Ensure the correct Active Profile is selected on the Configuration tab and restart. The Status tab shows the device is connected. 5 - 25...
  • Page 88: Eap-fast

    RADIUS server. The RADIUS server must have auto provisioning enabled to send the PAC provisioning credentials to the Thor VX9. For automatic PAC provisioning, once a username/password is authenticated, the PAC information is stored on the Thor VX9.
  • Page 89 To use Sign-On credentials: • Do not enter a User and Password as the user will be prompted for the Username and Password when connecting to the network. To use Stored Credentials: • Enter the Domain\Username (if the Domain is required), otherwise enter the Username. •...
  • Page 90: Eap-tls

    EAP-TLS To use EAP-TLS, make sure the following profile options are used. 1. Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile 2. Set Auth Type to Open 3. Set WPA as follows: • Select WPA/WPA2 to use either TKIP/AES or AES-CCMP •...
  • Page 91 2. Enter the certificate filename in the CA Cert text box. 3. Click Commit. The Thor VX9 should be authenticating the server certificate and using EAP-TLS for the user authentication. Ensure the correct Active Profile is selected on the Configuration tab and restart. The Status tab shows the device is connected.
  • Page 92: Eap-ttls

    EAP-TTLS To use EAP-TTLS, make sure the following profile options are used. 1. Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile 2. Set Auth Type to Open 3. Set WPA as follows: • Select WPA/WPA2 to use either TKIP/AES or AES-CCMP •...
  • Page 93 Enter the password. Leave the CA Certificate File Name blank for now. Click OK then click Commit. Ensure the correct Active profile is selected on the Configuration tab. Windows Certificate Store vs. Certs Path (page 5-15) for more information on certificate storage. Once successfully authenticated, import the CA certificate into the Windows certificate store.
  • Page 94: Peap-tls

    PEAP-TLS To use PEAP-TLS, make sure the following profile options are used. 1. Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile 2. Set Auth Type to Open 3. Set WPA as follows: • Select WPA/WPA2 to use either TKIP/AES or AES-CCMP •...
  • Page 95 2. Enter the certificate filename in the CA Cert text box. 3. Click Commit. The Thor VX9 should be authenticating the server certificate and using EAP-TLS for the user authentication. Ensure the correct Active Profile is selected on the Configuration tab and restart. The Status tab shows the device is connected.
  • Page 96: Wpa Psk

    WPA PSK To connect using WPA/PSK, make sure the following profile options are used: 1. Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile 2. Set Auth Type to Open 3. Set WPA as follows: • Select WPA/WPA2 to use either TKIP/AES or AES-CCMP •...
  • Page 97: Summit Wireless Network Configuration

    (page 5-63) Important Notes It is important that all dates are correct on the Thor VX9 and host computers when using any type of certificate. Certificates are date sensitive and if the date is not correct authentication will fail. Verify and adjust the date using the Date and Time control panel.
  • Page 98: Summit Tray Icon

    • The Windows Zero Config utility is not active • The Tray Icon setting is On • Tray icon is not shown when the Thor VX9 is running Windows 7 or Windows Embedded Standard. Click the icon to launch the SCU.
  • Page 99: Wireless Zero Config Utility

    2. A message appears that a Power Cycle is required to make settings activate properly. 3. Tap OK. 4. Restart the Thor VX9. The Summit Client Utility passes control to Wireless Zero Config and the WZC Wireless Information control panel.
  • Page 100: Admin Login

    The Main tab displays information about the wireless client device including: • SCU (Summit Client Utility) version • Driver version • Radio Type (ABGN is an 802.11 a/b/g/n radio). • Regulatory Domain • Copyright Information can be accessed by tapping the About SCU button •...
  • Page 101: Profile

    The end-user can: • Turn the radio on or off on the Main tab. • Select an active Profile on the Main tab. • View the current parameter settings for the profiles on the Profile tab. • View the global parameter settings on the Global tab. •...
  • Page 102: Buttons

    Buttons Button Function Commit Saves the profile settings made on this screen. Settings are saved in the profile. Credentials Allows entry of a username and password, certificate names, and other information required to authen- ticate with the access point. The information required depends on the EAP type. Delete Deletes the profile.
  • Page 103: Status

    It is important the Radio Mode parameter correspond to the AP to which the device is to connect. For example, if this parameter is set to G rates only, the Thor VX9 may only connect to APs set for G rates and not those set for B and G rates.
  • Page 104: Diags

    This screen provides information on the radio: • The profile being used • The status of the radio card (down, associated, authenticated, etc.) • Client information including device name, IP address and MAC address. • Information about the Access Point (AP) maintaining the connection to the network including AP name, IP address and MAC address.
  • Page 105: Global

    Global Start > All Programs > Summit > Summit Client Utility > Global tab The parameters on this panel can only be changed when an Admin is logged in with a password. The current values for the parameters can be viewed by the general user without requiring a password. Note: Tap the Commit button to save changes.
  • Page 106: Custom Parameter Option

    Custom Parameter Option Honeywell does not support the parameter Custom option. The parameter value is displayed as “Custom” when the operating system registry has been edited to set the Summit parameter to a value that is not available from the param- eter’s drop down list.
  • Page 107 Parameter Default Function Aggressive Scan When set to On and the current connection to an AP weakens, the radio ag- gressively scans for available APs. Aggressive scanning works with standard scanning (set through Roam Trigger, Roam Delta and Roam Period). Aggressive scanning should be set to On unless there is significant co-channel interference due to overlapping APs on the same channel.
  • Page 108 Determines if the Summit icon is displayed in the System tray. Options are: On, Off The tray icon is not displayed when the Thor VX9 is running a Windows Em- bedded Standard or Windows 7 Professional operating system. Hide Password When On, the Summit Config Utility masks passwords (characters on the screen are displayed as an *) as they are typed and when they are viewed.
  • Page 109: Logon Options

    Logon Options There are two options available, a single signon which uses the Windows username and password as the credentials for 802.1x authentication and pre-logon which used saved credentials for 802.1x authentication before Windows logon. If either option is enabled, the credentials entered here take precedence over any credentials entered on the Profile tab.
  • Page 110: Sign-on Vs. Stored Credentials

    The user must enter the Username and Password at that time to authenticate. • When using Summit with the Thor VX9, there is an option on the Global tab to use the Windows user name and password to log on instead of any username and password stored in the profile.
  • Page 111: Use Sign On Screen

    10. If using EAP FAST and manual PAC provisioning, input the PAC filename and password.. 11. Click the OK button then the Commit button. 12. If changes are made to the stored credentials, click Commit to save those changes before making any additional changes to the profile or global parameters.
  • Page 112: Windows Certificate Store Vs. Certs Path

    Windows Certificate Store vs. Certs Path Note: It is important that all dates are correct on the Thor VX9 and host computers when using any type of certificate. Certificates are date sensitive and if the date is not correct authentication will fail.
  • Page 113: Configuring The Profile

    6. Uncheck the Use full trusted store checkbox. 7. Select the desired certificate and click the Select button to return the selected certificate to the CA Cert textbox. 8. Click OK to exit the Credentials screen and then Commit to save the profile changes. Configuring the Profile Use the instructions in this section to complete the entries on the Profile tab according to the type of wireless security used by your network.
  • Page 114: Wep

    To connect using WEP, make sure the following profile options are used. • Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile • Set EAP Type to None • Set Encryption to WEP or Manual WEP (depending on SCU version) •...
  • Page 115: Leap

    LEAP To use LEAP (without WPA), make sure the following profile options are used. • Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile • Set EAP Type to LEAP • Set Encryption to WEP EAP or Auto WEP (depending on SCU version) •...
  • Page 116: Peap/mschap

    PEAP/MSCHAP To use PEAP/MSCHAP, make sure the following profile options are used. • Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile • Set EAP Type to PEAP-MSCHAP • Set Encryption to WPA TKIP • Set Auth Type to Open To use another encryption type, select WPA CCKM, WPA2 AES or WPA2 CCKM for encryption and complete other entries as detailed in this section.
  • Page 117 If using the Windows certificate store: • Check the Use MS store checkbox. The default is to use the Full Trusted Store. • To select an individual certificate, click on the Browse button. • Uncheck the Use full trusted store checkbox. •...
  • Page 118: Peap/gtc

    PEAP/GTC To use PEAP/GTC, make sure the following profile options are used. • Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile • Set EAP Type to PEAP-GTC • Set Encryption to WPA TKIP • Set Auth Type to Open To use another encryption type, select WPA CCKM, WPA2 AES or WPA2 CCKM for encryption and complete other entries as detailed in this section.
  • Page 119 If using the Windows certificate store: • Check the Use MS store checkbox. The default is to use the Full Trusted Store. • To select an individual certificate, click on the Browse button. • Uncheck the Use full trusted store checkbox. •...
  • Page 120: Wpa/leap

    WPA/LEAP To use WPA/LEAP, make sure the following profile options are used. • Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile • Set EAP Type to LEAP • Set Encryption to WPA TKIP • Set Auth Type as follows: •...
  • Page 121: Eap-fast

    RADIUS server. The RADIUS server must have auto provisioning enabled to send the PAC provisioning credentials to the Thor VX9. For automatic PAC provisioning, once a username/password is authenticated, the PAC information is stored on the Thor VX9.
  • Page 122 • Enter the Domain\Username (if the Domain is required), otherwise enter the Username. • Enter the password. To use Automatic PAC Provisioning: • No additional entries are required. To use manual PAC Provisioning: • Enter the PAC Filename and PAC Password. •...
  • Page 123: Eap-tls

    EAP-TLS To use EAP-TLS, make sure the following profile options are used. • Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile • Set EAP Type to EAP-TLS • Set Encryption to WPA TKIP • Set Auth Type to Open To use another encryption type, select WPA CCKM, WPA2 AES or WPA2 CCKM for encryption and complete other entries as detailed in this section.
  • Page 124 Click OK then click Commit. The Thor VX9 should be authenticating the server certificate and using EAP-TLS for the user authentication. Ensure the correct Active Profile is selected on the Main tab and restart. The SCU Main tab shows the device is asso- ciated after the radio connects to the network.
  • Page 125: Wpa Psk

    WPA PSK To connect using WPA/PSK, make sure the following profile options are used: • Enter the SSID of the Access Point assigned to this profile • Set EAP Type to None • Set Encryption to WPA PSK or WPA2 PSK •...
  • Page 126: Certificates

    Note: Please refer to the Security Primer to prepare the Authentication Server and Access Point for communication. Note: It is important that all dates are correct on the Thor VX9 and host computers when using any type of certificate. Certificates are date sensitive and if the date is not correct authentication will fail.
  • Page 127 Click the Download a CA certificate, certificate chain or CRL link. Make sure the correct root CA certificate is selected in the list box. Click the DER button. To download the CA certificate, click on the Download CA certificate link. 5 - 65...
  • Page 128: Install A Root Ca Certificate

    C:\Program Files\Summit\certs folder or other path specified in the Summit Certs global parameter. Copy the certificate file to the Thor VX9. The certificate file has a .CER extension. Locate the file and double-click on it. Follow the Certificate Wizard instructions below.
  • Page 129: Manual Launch

    3. In the left pane, right-click Trusted Root Certificate Authorities and select All Tasks > Import. 4. The Certificate Import Wizard starts. 5. Tap Next and use the Browse... button to locate the Root certificate copied to the Thor VX9 then tap Open. 6. The certificate filename and path are displayed. Tap Next.
  • Page 130: Complete The Root Ca Certificate Installation

    • An import successful message is displayed. Generate a User Certificate The easiest way to get the user certificate is to use the browser on the Thor VX9 or a PC to navigate to the Certificate Authority. To request the user certificate, open a browser to http://<CA IP address>/certsrv.
  • Page 131 The User Certificate is issued. Install the user certificate on the requesting computer by clicking the Install this certificate link. If the requesting computer is the Thor VX9, then the process is finished. otherwise, export the certificate as described below.
  • Page 132: Export A User Certificate

    Locate the User Certificate in the specified location. Copy to the Thor VX9. Install a User Certificate After generating and exporting the user certificate, copy it from the PC to the Thor VX9. Locate the certificate file (it has a .PFX extension) and double-click on it. Follow the Certificate Wizard instructions below.
  • Page 133: Manual Launch

    4. The Certificate Import Wizard starts. 5. Tap Next and use the Browse... button to locate the User certificate copied to the Thor VX9. If necessary, change the file type drop down list at the bottom of the explorer window from *.cer to *.pfx. After selecting the .PFX file, tap Open.
  • Page 134: Atheros Client Utility

    Atheros Client Utility ® The 802.11b/g radio is configured with the Atheros Client Utility (ACU). The ACU can be accessed by: • Selecting Start > All Programs > Atheros > Atheros Client Utility • Clicking on the Atheros Client Utility on the desktop •...
  • Page 135: No Security

    No Security 1. Select None from Set Security Options. 2. Click OK to save the profile. 3. Make sure the desired profile is selected on the Profile Management screen. Double-clicking on any profile makes that profile active. 5 - 73...
  • Page 136: Wep

    1. Select Pre-Shared Key (Static WEP) from Set Security Options. 2. Click the Configure button. 3. Enter the WEP key. The key can be in Hexadecimal or ASCII format. 4. Click OK to save the WEP key(s) then click OK again to save the profile. 5.
  • Page 137: Leap

    LEAP 1. Select 802.1x from Set Security Options. 2. Choose LEAP from the 802.1x EAP Type pulldown. 3. Click the Configure button. 4. Make sure Use Saved User Name and Password is selected. 5. Enter the user credentials. 6. Click OK to save the credential information and then click OK again to save the profile. 7.
  • Page 138: Wpa-psk

    WPA-PSK 1. Select WPA/WPA2 Passphrase from Set Security Options. 2. Click the Configure button. 3. Enter the passphrase. 4. Click OK to save the passphrase and then click OK again to save the profile. 5. Make sure the desired profile is selected on the Profile Management screen. Double-clicking on any profile makes that profile active.
  • Page 139: Peap/ms-chap

    PEAP/MS-CHAP 1. Select WPA/WPA2 from Set Security Options. 2. Choose PEAP (EAP-MSCHAP V2) from the WPA/WPA2 EAP Type pulldown. 3. Click the Configure button. 4. Make sure User Name and Password is selected. 5. Enter the user credentials. 6. Click OK to save the credential information and then click OK again to save the profile. 7.
  • Page 140: Peap-gtc

    PEAP-GTC 1. Select 802.1x from Set Security Options. 2. Choose PEAP (EAP-GTC) from the WPA/WPA2 EAP Type pulldown. 3. Click the Configure button. 4. Enter the token User Name. 5. Click OK to save the credential information and then click OK again to save the profile. 6.
  • Page 141: Eap-tls

    EAP-TLS EAP-TLS requires that appropriate server and user certificates are installed on the Thor VX9 computer. Please refer to Certificates (page 5-64) for details. 1. Select WPA/WPA2 from Set Security Options. 2. Choose EAP-TLS from the WPA/WPA2 EAP Type pulldown.
  • Page 142: Wpa Leap

    WPA LEAP 1. Select WPA/WPA2 from Set Security Options. 2. Choose LEAP from the WPA/WPA2 EAP Type pulldown. 3. Click the Configure button. 4. Make sure Use Saved User Name and Password is selected. 5. Enter the user credentials. 6. Click OK to save the credential information and then click OK again to save the profile. 7.
  • Page 143: Eap-fast

    EAP-FAST 1. Select WPA/WPA2 from Set Security Options. 2. Choose EAP-FAST from the WPA/WPA2 EAP Type pulldown. 3. Click the Configure button. 4. Select MSCHAPv2 User Name and Password from the EAP-FAST Authentication Method pulldown list. 5. Check the checkbox for Allow Automatic PAC Provisioning. 5 - 81...
  • Page 144 6. Click the Configure button. 7. Make sure Use Saved User Name and Password is selected. 8. Enter the user credentials. 9. Click OK to save the credential information, click OK again to save the authentication information and then click OK again to save the profile.
  • Page 145: Broadcom Wireless Utility

    Broadcom Wireless Utility ® The 802.11b/g radio is configured with the Broadcom Wireless Utility (BWU). The BWU can be accessed by: • Selecting Start > All Programs > Broadcom Wireless > Broadcom Wireless Utility • Clicking on the BWU icon ( ) in the system tray.
  • Page 146: No Security

    No Security 1. Enter the Network name (SSID). 2. Set Network authentication to Open. 3. Click OK to save the profile. 4. The BWU automatically connects to the first listed profile within range. Use the Up and Down icons to adjust the list as desired.
  • Page 147: Wep

    1. Enter the Network name (SSID). 2. Set Network authentication to Open. 3. Enter and confirm the network key under Network Key. 4. Click OK to save the profile. 5. The BWU automatically connects to the first listed profile within range. Use the Up and Down icons to adjust the list as desired.
  • Page 148: Leap

    LEAP 1. Enter the Network name (SSID). 2. Set Network authentication to 802.1X. 3. Select LEAP from the EAP method pulldown list. 4. Enter the user credentials and confirm the network password under User Name/Password. 5. Click OK to save the profile. 6.
  • Page 149: Wpa-psk

    WPA-PSK 1. Enter the Network name (SSID). 2. Set Network authentication to WPA-Personal (PSK). 3. Enter and confirm the network key under Network Key. 4. Click OK to save the profile. 5. The BWU automatically connects to the first listed profile within range. Use the Up and Down icons to adjust the list as desired.
  • Page 150: Peap/ms-chap

    PEAP/MS-CHAP 1. Enter the Network name (SSID). 2. Set Network authentication to WPA-Enterprise. 3. Select PEAP from the EAP method pulldown list. 4. Select MS-CHAP v2 from the Inner EAP method pulldown list. 5. Enter the user credentials and confirm the network password under User Name/Password. 6.
  • Page 151: Peap-gtc

    PEAP-GTC 1. Enter the Network name (SSID). 2. Set Network authentication to WPA-Enterprise. 3. Select PEAP from the EAP method pulldown list. 4. Select GTC from the Inner EAP method pulldown list. 5. Enter the appropriate token username for Logon or identity under Client Identity. 6.
  • Page 152: Eap-tls

    EAP-TLS EAP-TLS requires that appropriate server and user certificates are installed on the Thor VX9 computer. Please refer to Certificates (page 5-64) for details. 1. Enter the Network name (SSID). 2. Set Network authentication to WPA-Enterprise. 3. Select TLS from the EAP method pulldown list.
  • Page 153 5. Click on Server Identity. 6. Check to box to Validate server certificate. 7. Use the Select button to browse for the server certificate 8. Click OK to save the profile. 9. The BWU automatically connects to the first listed profile within range. Use the Up and Down icons to adjust the list as desired.
  • Page 154: Wpa Leap

    WPA LEAP 1. Enter the Network name (SSID). 2. Set Network authentication to WPA-Enterprise. 3. Select LEAP from the EAP method pulldown list. 4. Enter the appropriate user credentials and confirm the password under User Name/Password. 5. Click OK to save the profile. 6.
  • Page 155: Eap-fast

    EAP-FAST 1. Enter the Network name (SSID). 2. Set Network authentication to WPA-Enterprise. 3. Select EAP-FAST from the EAP method pulldown list. 4. Enter the appropriate user credentials and confirm the password under User Name/Password. 5. Click OK to save the profile. 6.
  • Page 156: Bluetooth

    Use the Bluetooth Device Wizard in the Microsoft Windows Control Panel to discover and manage the Bluetooth scanner connection. Do not use the ComponentSoft wedge software (provided with the 8650 series Bluetooth Ring Scanners) on the Thor VX9. Devices Tab The Devices tab displays any previously discovered Bluetooth devices.
  • Page 157: Options Tab

    The wizard cannot be started until the checkbox indicating the device is set up and ready to be found is checked. If any Bluetooth devices are discovered, they are displayed. Select the desired Bluetooth device and click Next. Select the appropriate passkey option. The Bluetooth device is ready to use.
  • Page 158: Com Ports Tab

    COM Ports Tab This tab displays the COM ports used by Bluetooth devices, such as the Bluetooth printer illustrated. More information can be found using Help and Support on the Windows Start menu. Hardware Tab This tab hardware information for Bluetooth. More information can be found using Help and Support on the Windows Start menu.
  • Page 159: Sim Card Installation

    Read through these installation instructions before commencing assembly. Connect the power supply cable only when everything else has been assembled. This document describes the process of inserting a SIM card into the PCCard of your Thor VX9 computer. Requirements In order to perform this operation you need the following: •...
  • Page 160 5. Insert your SIM card into the PCCard as shown below. 6. Reinsert the PCCard into the PCCard socket. 7. Reattach the antenna pigtail. 8. Reattach the service hatch. 9. Start the computer. 5 - 98...
  • Page 161: Option Globetrotter Connect

    Option GlobeTrotter Connect SIM Card PIN If you have not already installed a SIM card, see SIM Card Installation (page 5-97). If you have PIN-code enabled you will be prompted to type the code at startup. Using Option GlobeTrotter Connect 1.
  • Page 162: Oneclick Internet

    OneClick Internet This section contains the User Manual for the customized version of WebToGo's OneClick Internet for the Honeywell Thor VX9. OneClick Internet is installed by Honeywell on all Thor VX9s equipped with a WWAN radio. Available carriers and OneClick fea- tures may vary by device.
  • Page 163: Activation

    Activation This step is only necessary for Verizon. The activation screen is displayed automatically after the Verizon firmware is selected. If the activation screen is not automatically displayed, double-tap the OneClick Internet icon on the desktop. Select Settings > General tab and tap the Activate button.
  • Page 164 This screen contains the settings including the telephone number from the provider, in this case Verizon. 5 - 102...
  • Page 165: Using Oneclick Internet

    Using OneClick Internet If OneClick Internet is not loaded, double-tap the desktop icon to load it. If OneClick Internet is loaded but minimized to the system tray, tap the OneClick Internet icon in the system tray to maximize it. Connection Management 1.
  • Page 166: Update Button

    Update Button One Click Internet provides a built-in online update functionality that allows for an automatic update of OneClick Internet application, device drivers, and APN database. Honeywell DOES NOT recommend using this option. Contact Technical Assistance (page 8-1) for information on upgrading to another version of OneClick Internet.
  • Page 167: Profile

    Profile Create a connection profile to store connection information. Once a profile has been created, its name appears in the drop down Profiles list, which replaces the Profile Name textbox in the illustration above. Buttons Button Description Create a new profile. When this option is selected, the Profile Name is a text box. Enter a name for the profile as well as other connection specific configuration.
  • Page 168: Network

    Network The appearance of the network tab depends on the type of firmware selected. Network with SIM Card Select Connection Label Description Select automatically Selects the best suited network automatically Only use GPRS Use only GPRS for a connection Only use UMTS/HSPA Use only UMTS/HSPA for a connection. Select and tap Apply.
  • Page 169: Cdma Network

    CDMA Network Information on the CDMA network is displayed. There are no editable parameters on this screen. 5 - 107...
  • Page 170: History

    History The history shows the data volume transferred in a specified time frame. Select the From and To dates to see the data vol- ume sent/received in the specified period. Tap Reset to reset the counter. 5 - 108...
  • Page 171: Pin

    You can Activate/Deactivate the PIN or Change the PIN. Activate/Deactivate PIN This tab is only displayed when a firmware is loaded that requires a SIM card (such as AT&T or T-Mobile). By default, you have to enter the PIN each time you start WebToGo OneClick Internet using a modem card. Deactivate the PIN to avoid entering the PIN each time.
  • Page 172: Info

    Info This tab displays SIM card, modem and system Information. 5 - 110...
  • Page 173: Firmware

    Firmware OneClick Internet selects the correct Firmware matching your operator automatically, if a special firmware for your operator is available and a SIM card is inserted. If no specific firmware for your operator is available, generic firmware is selected. After a firmware has been selected, it appears as the Current Profile. You can manually load your desired firmware.
  • Page 174: General

    General Label Description Auto Launch When selected OneClick Internet launches automatically when the user starts the Thor VX9 and logs in. Connect When selected OneClick Internet automatically connects on start-up. Automatically Reconnect When selected OneClick Internet reconnects automatically when the Thor VX9 returns from standby or Automatically hibernate.
  • Page 175: Application

    Web Browser Clicking this button opens the Web Browser and allows the user to surf the Internet once the connection is established. The default browser is used, which is Internet Explorer by default on the Thor VX9. Email Clicking this button opens the Email application after the connection is established. The Email application is the default Email client set in the Control Panel (Start >...
  • Page 176: About

    Honeywell representative. When ordered with an OS, One Click Internet is pre-installed by Honeywell before the Thor VX9 is shipped. If you have an installed version of OneClick Internet and need to update to a newer version, you must uninstall the pre- vious version first by selecting Start >...
  • Page 177 Review and accept the license agreement. Click Accept, if you agree. Otherwise please click Reject to cancel installa- tion. Next the installer asks for the installation directory. Use the Browse button to specify a location other than the default. Installation process is indicated on screen. When completed. click the Finish button to exit the installer. 5 - 115...
  • Page 178 Start OneClick Internet from the Windows Program Menu or double-tap the desktop icon. 5 - 116...
  • Page 179: Oneclick Internet Connection Manager

    The radio is disconnected. Tap the button to connect. The radio is currently connecting. The radio is connected. Tap the button to disconnect. SMS is not supported on the Thor VX9. Tap this button to launch the default browser. Email Tap this button to launch the default Email application.
  • Page 180: Information Buttons

    Information Buttons Icon Description Radio On/Off Tap this button to switch the radio state. The color of this button also indicates the state of the radio: The radio is On. Tap the button to turn the radio Off. The radio is Off. Tap the button to turn the radio On. The radio is Connecting or the radio has been disabled.
  • Page 181: Chapter 6 - Key Maps

    95-key Keypad with Pointing Device The key map table that follows lists the commands used for the Thor VX9. Note that since the Thor VX9 uses a Microsoft Win- dows operating system, no DOS Terminal Emulation keypress sequences are provided.
  • Page 182: 60-key Standard Keypad

    » The 2nd functions of the F4 and F5 keys are not used as the display brightness is adjusted via the buttons on the front of the Thor VX9. » The 2nd functions of the F6 and F7 keys are not used as the Thor VX9 has TFT LCD screen with no provision for contrast adjustments.
  • Page 183 To get this Key / Function Press These Keys in this Order Ctrl-Break Ctrl Pause Up Arrow Up Arrow Down Arrow Down Arrow Right Arrow Right Arrow Left Arrow Left Arrow Insert Bksp Delete (numeric) Home Left Arrow Right Arrow Page Up Up Arrow Page Down...
  • Page 184 To get this Key / Function Press These Keys in this Order Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift Shift 6 - 4...
  • Page 185 To get this Key / Function Press These Keys in this Order < > / (numeric) Ctrl / (alpha) - (numeric) Ctrl - (alpha) + (numeric) Ctrl + (alpha) * (numeric) I (letter i) * (alpha) Ctrl I (letter i) : (colon) ;...
  • Page 186: Ibm Terminal Emulation

    IBM Terminal Emulation The Thor VX9's IBM 3270 and IBM 5250 Terminal Emulator keypads are designed to allow the user to enter terminal emu- lator commands when running the RFTerm program. When running RFTerm on the Thor VX9, please refer to RFTerm doc- umentation for equivalent keys and keypress sequences.
  • Page 187: Ibm 5250 Keypad Overlay

    IBM 5250 Keypad Overlay Legend on Keypad Explanation Key Sequence Attn Attention Ctrl + A Clear Ctrl + C Delete Ctrl + D Duplicate Ctrl + U E-Inp Erase Input Ctrl + Bksp Field Exit Enter Enter Fld - Field Minus Ctrl + M Fld + Field Plus...
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  • Page 189: Chapter 7 - Specifications And Reference Material

    Specifications and Reference Material Physical Specifications Features Thor VX9B Thor VX9A ® ® ® Intel 1.6 GHz Atom™ Intel 600 MHz Celeron ® ® ® Intel 1.5 GHz Core™ 2 Duo Intel 1.0 GHz Celeron ® ® Intel 1.4 GHz Pentium BIOS AMI BIOS Phoenix BIOS...
  • Page 190: Environmental Specifications

    Environmental Specifications The Thor VX9 will withstand the following environmental characteristics and has been tested in accordance with applicable sec- tions of MIL-STD-810E. Feature Specification, Thor VX9 B & Thor VX9 A Operating Temperature -30°C to +50°C (-22°F to +122°F) Start Up Temperature -20°C to +50°C (-4°F to +122°F)
  • Page 191: Port And Connector Pinouts

    Port and Connector Pinouts Power Supply Connector Signal DC Positive (+) Not connected DC Negative (–) Not connected Screen blanking box (optional) Screen blanking box (optional) COM1 Signal Description Data Carrier Detect – Input Receive Data – Input Transmit Data – Output Data Terminal Ready –...
  • Page 192: Keyboard/mouse Connector

    Keyboard/Mouse Connector Signal Description – Not Connected MS_DATA Mouse Data MS_CLK Mouse Clock Keyboard Power, 5V System Ground +12VKB Keyboard Power, 12V KB_DATA Keyboard Data KB_CLK Keyboard Clock – Not Connected RJ45 Connector Signal Description Transmit + Transmit – Receive + –...
  • Page 193: Multipurpose Connector

    Multipurpose Connector Signal Description Signal Description VCC 5 +5V power – Not Connected Receive Data, COM4 10 Ground Transmit Data, COM4 11 Ground – Not Connected COM4 Handshake +12V 12V power supply COM4 Handshake USB + USB Data+ – Not Connected USB Data –...
  • Page 194: Serial Connector - Com4

    Serial Connector - COM4 Signal Description Data Carrier Detect – Input Receive Data – Input Transmit Data – Output Data Terminal Ready – Output Signal/Power Ground Data Set Ready – Input Request to Send – Output Clear to Send – Input Ring Indicator –...
  • Page 195: Chapter 8 - Customer Support

    Customer Support Product Service and Repair Honeywell International Inc. provides service for all of its products through service centers throughout the world. To obtain war- ranty or non-warranty service, please visit www.honeywellaidc.com and select Support > Contact Service and Repair to see your region’s instructions on how to obtain a Return Material Authorization number (RMA #).
  • Page 196 The duration of the limited warranty for the Thor VX9 internal UPS battery is 1 year. The duration of the limited warranty for the Thor VX9 AC power supply and cables is 1 year. The duration of the limited warranty for the Thor VX9 DC/DC power supply is 1 year.
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