Casio Cassiopeia BE-300 Pocket PC Hardware Manual PDF

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Summary of Content for Casio Cassiopeia BE-300 Pocket PC Hardware Manual PDF

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Be sure to allow for adequate rest when using the unit for long periods... As a general rule, you should allow for 10 to 15 minutes of rest per hour...

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the danger of fire and electrical shock... Immediately turn off power, unplug the AC adapter from the wall outlet, remove batteries, and contact your original dealer or an authorized CASIO service provider to request servicing...

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computer hard disk or other medium... Note that all data stored in unit memory is deleted whenever batteries go dead... Memory contents can also become lost or corrupted due to malfunction and repair of the unit...

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Should the power cord ever become seriously damaged (internal wiring exposed or shorted), contact your original dealer or an authorized CASIO service provider to request servicing... Continued use of a seriously damaged power cord creates the danger of fire and electrical shock...

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Should LCD panel liquid ever get into your eyes or onto your skin, flush the exposed area with clean water for at least 15 minutes, and then contact your physician...

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Charge the battery pack as soon as possible when its power goes low... Though memory data that is already saved is retained in flash memory even when the battery pack goes dead, some memory data may be lost if battery pack power drops below a certain level before or during automatic backup of data to flash memory...

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Use only the stylus that comes with the CASSIOPEIA to press the [RESET] button... Never use a pen, pencil, or other sharp writing implement... Doing so can scratch the

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Built-in Battery Pack Service Life Though the built-in battery pack is rechargeable, it requires periodic replacement after it is used for a long time... If the message Internal Battery Warning The internal battery is low... Continued use may result in loss of ability to store data... Charge the battery as soon as possible... appears on the display when you turn on power or while you are using the CASSIOPEIA soon after you correctly charge the battery, it probably means that the built-in battery pack has reached the end of its normal service life... Do not remove the built-in battery pack yourself... Take the unit to your original dealer or an Authorized CASIO Service Provider to have it replaced... Note that you will be charged for battery pack replacement...

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2... Disconnect the battery pack connector and remove the battery pack...

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Operations ... 16 General Guide ... 16 Using the Stylus ... 17 Removing the cover ... 18 Recalibrating the Touch Screen ... 18 Adjusting Display Contrast ... 18 Adjusting Display Brightness ... 19 Adjusting Auto Dimming Settings ... 19 Using the Cradle ... 19

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Appendix ... 43 Button Operations ... 43 Specifications ... 44 Regulatory Information ... 45

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See Where to go for information... on page 15 of this manual for information about where you should go to find out about the features and functions of your CASSIOPEIA...

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Where to go for information... Your CASSIOPEIA comes with two manuals: this Hardware Manual and a separate CASSIOPEIA Users Guide... Be sure to read the contents of this Hardware Manual first...

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Charge indicator (Amber) Lights amber when the battery pack is charging and goes off when full charge is achieved...

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Use only the stylus that comes with the CASSIOPEIA, or some other stylus type instrument with a soft, blunt point to perform screen operations... Never use a pen, pencil, or other sharp writing implement...

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Recalibrating the Touch Screen You should recalibrate the touch screen whenever touch screen response is bad, or when the operation performed is different from the operation you expected when tapping on the touch screen... To recalibrate the touch screen, press the [OK] button while holding down the [Power] button... Next, follow the instructions that appear on the screen...

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You can make separate auto dimming settings for internal power (battery power) and external power (AC adapter and optional large-capacity External Power Pack) by checking the appropriate check box...

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Changing the Cradle Configuration The cradle has a back board which you can set to any one of the three positions shown in the illustration below... Use the position that suits the configuration of the CASSIOPEIA unit you are setting on the cradle...

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While the CASSIOPEIA is on the cradle, take care to keep its serial connector cover in a safe place... Also, make sure you replace the serial connector cover when you remove the CASSIOPEIA from the cradle...

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Note that after connecting the cradle to your computer, you also need to make certain PC Connect software settings on your computer to enable data transfers... See the Quick Start Guide for information about how to install PC Connect, and PC Connect online help for information about how to use it...

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To connect to a computer using the CASSIOPEIA USB cable Important Before connecting your CASSIOPEIA to a computer, make sure you first install the PC Connect software on your computer... Use the steps below to connect the CASSIOPEIA to your computer when prompted to do so during the software installation procedure...

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To connect to a computer using the CASSIOPEIA serial cable Important Before connecting your CASSIOPEIA to a computer, make sure you first install the PC Connect software on your computer... Use the steps below to connect the CASSIOPEIA to your computer when prompted to do so during the software installation procedure...

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Some laptop and sub-compact computers with built-in infrared ports and modems are initially configured so the COM port is not always used as a serial port... In such a case, you must change the setting so the COM port is always used as a serial port... See the documentation that comes with your computer for full details on COM port numbers and settings...

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Using the AC Adapter You can use the AC adapter to directly power the CASSIOPEIA or to supply power through the cradle... The battery pack charges while the CASSIOPEIA is directly connected to a power source by the AC adapter or while it is on the cradle... See page 32 for more information...

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Storage Card A storage card functions the same as the CASSIOPEIAs data storage memory... You can use a storage card to store the various files created by your CASSIOPEIA, and you can even install programs on a storage card... Data you store on a storage card is retained even when you remove the card from your CASSIOPEIA, which means a card can be used to port data between your CASSIOPEIA and computer or other device, or to keep backup copies of important data...

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An empty card slot creates the risk of damage to the slot when pressure is applied to the CASSIOPEIA... Always insert the dummy card when you are using the CASSIOPEIA without a card...

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The PC Card Unit has a built-in lithium battery that provides power to the PC card... It comes with an AC adapter that can be used to charge its built-in battery or to connect to a wall outlet for power supply... See the user documentation that comes with the PC Card Unit for details about the built-in battery and the AC adapter...

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Software Applications Your CASSIOPEIA comes with a CASSIOPEIA CD-ROM that contains a number of useful applications... Note that you must install the applications you need from the CD- ROM before you can use them... See the CASSIOPEIA Users Guide for details on using the software applications...

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Whenever the low battery warning message appears, especially if it appears right after you turn on power, follow the instructions that appear on the screen and recharge the battery as soon as possible... Continued use under low battery power can cause unstable performance of your CASSIOPEIA...

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To avoid deterioration and leaking, the battery pack is designed to discharge even when you do not use the CASSIOPEIA... Be sure to recharge the battery pack at least once a month, regardless of how much you use the CASSIOPEIA during that time...

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The following illustration shows how to connect the AC adapter directly to the CASSIOPEIA for charging...

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What does resetting the CASSIOPEIA do? Resetting your CASSIOPEIA is the same as restarting your computer... Performing a reset causes any data you are working on but have not saved yet to be lost, but data saved in memory and other settings are basically left unchanged... You should perform the reset operation whenever your CASSIOPEIA behaves abnormally due to operational error or some other problem... The reset operation is required in the following cases...

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Restoring Data If your CASSIOPEIA does not operate normally and the reset procedures under To reset your CASSIOPEIA on page 34 and What to do if resetting does not solve the problem on page 35 do not correct the problem, you should be able to restore normal operation using any one of the following procedures...

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This establishes a connection between your CASSIOPEIA and computer... In response to the dialog box that appears to ask if you want to start up by restoring backup data, tap [OK]...

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If you do not do anything when the confirmation message appears in step 4 of the above procedure, your CASSIOPEIA will turn off automatically after about 30 seconds... You can then turn power back on and perform a normal reset...

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If you protected data with a password when backing it up, input the password here... If you did not protect the data with a password, perform the following step without inputting anything...

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When the procedures under To reset your CASSIOPEIA on page 34 and What to do if resetting does not solve the problem on page 35 do not restore normal operation

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This establishes a connection between your CASSIOPEIA and computer... In response to the dialog box that appears to ask if you want to start up by restoring backup data, tap [OK]...

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Before assuming malfunction and contacting your service provider when experiencing operational problems, be sure to check the following information as well as the troubleshooting section of the CASSIOPEIA Users Guide first...

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If the reset operation does not restore normal operation, perform the steps under What to do if resetting does not solve the problem on page 35...

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calibration procedure... [Power] Button + Cursor up ... Makes contrast darker... [Power] Button + Cursor down ... Makes contrast lighter... [Power] Button + Cursor right ... Increases brightness... [Power] Button + Cursor left ... Decreases brightness...

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purchasing the unit or installing a new battery pack... Operating Temperature: 0C to 40C (32F to 104F) Charging Temperature: 10C to 35C (50F to 95F) Dimensions: 17... 9 H 76... 0 W 121... 0 D mm (3/4"H 3"W 4 3/4"D) (Excluding cover

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NOTICE This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules... These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation... This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications... However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation... If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

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CASIO ELECTRONICS CO... , LTD... Unit 6, 1000 North Circular Road London NW2 7JD, U... K...

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CASIO COMPUTER CO... , LTD... 6-2, Hon-machi 1-chome

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