Datawind Ubisurfer User manual

UbiSurfer
THE UBIQUITOUS SURFER
User Manual
Thank you for purchasing the UbiSurfer
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the freedom of super-fast Internet access anywhere. Get on the Web, check your emails, read the news, and
buy or sell online whenever and wherever you want.
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Contents
Chapter 1: Product Overview
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Chapter 2: System Overview
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Chapter 3: Hardware Overview
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Chapter 4: Quick Start
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A)
UBISURFER INTERNET
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B)
WIRELESS LAN (WiFi)
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WEB BROWSER
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EMAIL BOX
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E)
INSTANT COMMUNICATION
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F)
WORD PROCESSOR
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SPREADSHEET
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PDF VIEWER
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E-DICTIONARY
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CALENDAR
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CALCULATOR
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FILE MANAGER
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MEDIA PLAYER
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YOUTUBE PLAYER
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MP3 PLAYER
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GPAINT
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XTERM
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Chapter 1
Product Overview
The UbiSurfer is an affordable portable Internet device designed for convenience, portability, and the ability to access the real web
anywhere at any time. With double the battery life of some notebooks, it offers an easy-to-operate, safe from viruses browser which
works wherever your mobile phone does. In addition, the UbiSurfer allows you to access a multimedia browser on WiFi or Lan
connections, offers software to allow you to work on office applications, view multimedia files, listen to MP3's, view pictures, refer to a
dictionary, read e-books, and play games.
Remarkable characteristics
1. 7-INCH TFT-LCD.
2. True colour image display.
3. Broadband Internet access.
4. Highly secure Linux Operating System, free of viruses.
5. Many other software applications.
Enriched experience
1. Internet surfing, information searching and news reading.
2. Instant online communication with family, friends or classmates.
3. Movie and music downloading.
4. Flash movies and games.
5. Online and Offline gaming.
6. Picture and image sharing.
Office assistant
1. Office software package.
2. E-mails (including all major attachment types).
3. Daily work plan and management.
4. PDF viewer.
5. E-book reader.
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System Overview
Provided with the embedded Linux OS, the UbiSurfer features perfect performance, adaptability and robustness.
It gives the user a stable work environment and software running environment.
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Hardware Overview
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Display terminal: 7-inch TFT wide screen 800x480.
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RAM: 128MB RAM.
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Storage: 1 GB Flash.
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USB port: 3 expansion USB ports.
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External storage: SD Card Slot.
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Input device: standard keyboard and Dual button touch-pad.
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Network access: 10BaseT Ethernet Interface
Wireless LAN WiFi IEEE 802.11 b/g
GPRS 850/900/1800/1900Mhz with Embedded SIM.
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Battery : Lithium Polymer or External Adapter.
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Audio: Microphone Input Jack, Stereo Sound Earphone Jack and Dual Speakers.
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Reset Hole (located underneath)
Appearance
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1. Power on the UbiSurfer, please press the
button.
2. Acquaint yourself with the desktop. The bottom left hand side is the Datawind button. This is the button which is required to be
pressed to launch all applications. Clicking on this button will launch a menu allowing you to choose which application you would like to
launch.
Desktop Area
Open Application List
Menu via Datawind Button
Battery Level Indicator
Tool Bar
Ubimeter
(Measures Processor Load)
Figure 1.
3. The bottom area is called the toolbar. The toolbar will show you which applications are open at any given time. Clicking on
applications will Minimize or Maximize them.
4. To power off the device, click on Datawind and then on Shutdown.
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(A) UbiSurfer Internet:
The UbiSurfer comes with it's own integrated SIM card which allows access to the Internet without being connected to WiFi or have a
fixed line Internet connection.
To connect to the Internet via the UbiSurfer Browser, click on the Datawind button at the bottom left of the screen and then click on
UbiSurfer. Alternatively, you can click on the Datawind button, then click on Programs / Web Browser / UbiSurfer – Anywhere or click
on the Datawind button, then click on Programs / Internet / UbiSurfer – Anywhere. Any one of these will launch the UbiSurfer
browser.
UbiSurfer
Free wireless Internet on the move
Canadian mobile internet gadget maker Datawind is
coming to London shortly to launch the third generation
of its wireless web browser.
More
www.bbc.co.uk
The UbiSurfer browser has following buttons:
a) Connect :
Figure 2:
Click here to connect to the Internet and start your FREE Internet surfing experience.
(Note that whenever this application is opened, it will automatically connect for you)
b)Disconnect:
Click here to disconnect from the Internet.
c) Backward:
Click on this icon to go back to the previous page.
d) Forward:
Click here to go forward one page.
e) Home:
Click here to go to the Home page.
f) Refresh:
Click here to refresh the current page.
g) Stop:
Click here to stop the current page from loading or to close a Pop-Up window.
h) Address Bar www.bbc.co.uk
ii) Goto URL
Click here to enter the URL that you want to display.
Click here to go to the URL you entered in the Address Bar.
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j) Enter Text:
Click here to enter text from the address bar into the text box on the screen which
has the cursor in it.
k) Search:
Click here to search the web for any text you may have entered into the address bar.
l) Favorites:
Click here to add your current website to, or to access your favorites.
m) Zoom Out:
Click here to Zoom In on the web page or to decrease the visual size of the web page.
n) Zoom In:
Click here to zoom in on the web page or increase the visual size of the web page.
o) Original Size:
Click here to zoom to the original size of the web page.
p) Full Screen:
Click here to fill the whole screen with the web page (F9 performs this same function
and reverses it).
q) Print Screen:
Click here to copy the contents of the current screen to the clip board.
r) Preferences:
Click here to open the preference options.
If the browser was disconnected for any reason, you can reconnect by pressing the Connect button
on the task bar.
After a few seconds, the UbiSurfer home page will appear as seen in Figure 3.
Figure 3.
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How to enter URL's (website addresses):
1) Click your mouse into the Address Bar and type in the URL (also called the web address) which you would like to visit.
2) Click on
Goto URL button.
For example to go to the Google web page type “www.google.co.uk”. The Google homepage will appear on the screen as shown.
UbiSurfer
Figure 4.
Note: In most cases you do not have to type in www nor do you have to type in .com. Those are the defaults. For example, to get to
www.bbc.com, just type in bbc.
To scroll within web pages:To scroll to the right, hold the Function button down and press the Right Arrow Key.
To Scroll to the left, hold the Function button down and press the Left Arrow Key.
To scroll up, hold the Function button down and press the Up Arrow Key.
To Scroll down, hold the Function button down and press the Down Arrow Key.
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(B) Wireless LAN (WiFi):
The UbiSurfer comes with a Wireless LAN facility which allows you to connect to wireless modems available in range.
To connect to a local WiFi Network, click the Datawind button on the UbiSurfer. Then click on Programs / Internet / WiFi or click on
Datawind / WiFi Manager. The application will open as displayed in Figure 5.
Figure 5.
After searching for a few seconds, a list of available WiFi connections will be displayed in the wireless LAN window. You can select any
of the WiFi connections available and then click the connect button. If the connection requires specific settings, enter the settings and
click on OK.
To disconnect from the WiFi connection, click the
Disconnect Button.
(The Disconnect button will appear when WiFi is connected)
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(c) Web Browser:
The UbiSurfer has a web browser called Firefox. This browser allows you to open multiple tabs within the same browser so that you
can visit more than one site at the same time. Its major functions include web page browsing, web page saving, viewing online
videos, and opening pictures or files.
1) To open Firefox, click the Datawind button on the UbiSurfer. Then click on Programs / Internet / Firefox - WiFi.
Figure 7.
2) Enter the URL (website address) that you would like to visit in
the address bar.
For example to go to the Google UK web page type ”www.google.co.uk”. The Google UK homepage will appear on the screen as
shown.
http://www.google.co.uk
UK
Figure 8.
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3. You can open multiple (windows) tabs in Firefox but you can only view one at a time. To open a new window, click on File and then
scroll to New tab in the menu. To switch between the different tab pages click the related tab at the top. The tab browser interface is
shown below:
Figure 9.
To close the current tab page, click on File and then scroll to Close tab in the menu.
To close Firefox, click on File and then scroll to Close window in the menu.
4. To save any web page to your files, click on File and scroll to Save page as, as shown in Figure 10.
Figure 10.
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5.Over time and with usage, personal information gets stored in the browser. Firefox provides a Clear Private Data function through the
Tools menu. Click on Tools and then scroll to Clear Private Data in the menu. (As displayed in Figure 11) Check the data to be cleared
and then click the ‘Clear Private Data Now’ button to clear this information.
Figure 11.
6. The bookmark management function of Firefox is similar to the My Favorite function of other major browsers. To open the bookmark
manager, click on Bookmarks and scroll to Organise Bookmarks in the menu. With this function. you can add a bookmark to the current
page or manage bookmarks.
Figure 12.
7. If you require more help, click on Firefox's link, and scroll to Help Contents in the menu, as shown in Figure 13:
Figure 2:
Figure 13
For more information about Firefox, visit http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/.
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(D) E-Mail BOX:
Email Box is an e-mail client. It will allow you to set up your e-mail addresses (as many as you want) and to send and receive e-mails in
an easy-to-use and intuitive format.
To open Email box:
1) Click the Datawind button on the UbiSurfer. Then click on Programs / Internet / E-mail Box.
Figure 14.
Once you have entered E-mail box, you can set up your e-mail accounts as seen in Figure 14.
Figure 15.
Once your e-mail is set up, your inbox will look like Figure 15
Figure 16 shows the Account Preferences, where the settings for all email accounts are stored. Set your email account settings using
information provided by your email service provider.
Figure 16.
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2) Review the example described below for an e-mail address anywhere@126.com:
Fill in the following content on the Basic tab page of the preferences, as shown in Figure 17:
Name of this account: Anywhere (This can be named whatever you like).
Full name:
anywhere.
Mail address:
anywhere@126.com (Enter the user e-mail address here).
Protocol:
POP3 (This will depend on the type of e-mail address you use).
Server for receiving: pop.126.com (Also called Incoming Mail Server).
SMTP server (send): smtp.126.com (Also called Outgoing Mail Server).
User ID:
anywhere
Password:
******(The email box password set by the user; here the password for anywhere@126.com is used)
Figure 17.
The Receive, Send, Compose, SSL and Advanced tabs in Email Box contain other settings which affect the way your e-mail will be set up
and used. Please go through them all and fill in all relevant information.
Note: Many times, but not always, POP3 and SMTP e-mail addresses do not use SSL.
Note: Many times, but not always, the SMTP port is 25 and the POP3 port is 110.
Once you have gone through all the tabs and adjusted the settings to your liking, click (OK)
on the interface as shown in Figure 18.
Figure 18.
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3. Editing account information:
Once you have completed steps 1 and 2 above, the Edit accounts interface (as seen in Figure 19) will display the information. You
can Add accounts (ADD), Edit account (EDIT), Delete Accounts (DELETE), and choose your default account. There is no limit to the
number of e-mail addresses that you can add.
Figure 19.
4. Once your e-mail accounts are set-up, you can enter the main interface of Email Box as shown in Figure 20.
Figure 20.
This main interface shares many characteristics with most other e-mail clients. It will allow you to receive (GET) e-mails and write
(Compose) them. You can organize your folders with the menu system at the top.
For more information about Email Box, visit http://sylpheed.sraoss.jp/doc/faq/en/sylpheed-faq.html#toc2.
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(E) INSTANT COMMUNICATION:
Chatting is an Instant Messaging tool, which enables multiple persons to communicate with each other at the same time. It
provides multiple protocols for the user.
1. Click the Datawind button on the UbiSurfer. Then click on Programs / Internet / Chatting
i. A window as seen in Figure 21, will appear on the screen. Click (Add)
Figure 21.
ii. A new Add Account window, as shown in Figure 22 will appear. Configure as follows:
Figure 22.
iii. Choose your protocol and fill in the relevant fields. Note that as a security option, if you leave a password field empty, it will
prompt you for your password at each login, but no one will be able to log into your account while you are away.
iv. Click Save to save the settings.
Congratulations! Now, you can connect to your IM accounts using Chatting (otherwise known as Pidgin).
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(F) Word Processor:
Word Processor is part of a suite of office software applications based on Open Office. They are compatible with the vast
majority o f types of office documents to be found anywhere in the world.
To open Word Processor, click the Datawind button on the UbiSurfer. Then click on Programs / Work /Word Processor.
The Word Processor Interface will open as displayed in Figure 23.
Status Bar
Figure 23.
Word Processor supports the following file types: .doc, .abw, .dot, .rt, .txt, .zabw, .htm, .html and . xhtm formats. You can also
save your file in these formats.
With Word Processor, you can perform standard word processing applications like Cut, Copy and Paste as well as creating letters and
other written documents.
For more information on Word Processor please visit www.abisource.com
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(G) Spreadsheet:
Spreadsheet is an e-table software, very similar in style and functionality to other major spreadsheet applications.
To Open Spreadsheet click the Datawind button on the UbiSurfer. Then click on Programs / Work / Spreadsheet.
The Spreadsheet Interface will open as displayed in Figure 24.
Figure 24.:
With Spreadsheet, you can perform standard spreadsheet applications like Cut, Copy and Paste as well as compiling numerical results
in graph or chart format.
For more information about Spreadsheet, please visit www.gnumeric.org.
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(H) PDF Viewer:
PDF Viewer is a software program design to open PDF files.
To open PDF Viewer click the Datawind button on the UbiSurfer. Then click on Programs / Work / PDF Viewer. The PDF Viewer
application will open as displayed in Figure 25.
Figure 25.
PDF Viewer will allow you to open, view, print, manage and save PDF files.
For more information about PDF Viewer, please visit http://www.emma-soft.com/project/epdfview
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(I) E-dictionary
Dictionary is a configurable desktop dictionary software, however it does not include the dictionary (list of words). The user needs to
download a dictionary to be used together with the software. Dictionary provides many functions, including word searches, screen word
capture, and misspelled-word check.
To open Dictionary click the Datawind button on the UbiSurfer. Then click on Programs / Work / Dictionary. The Dictionary
application will open as displayed in Figure 26.
Figure 26.
Dictionary allows you to search for word definitions, maintain multiple Dictionary (word list) files in various languages and find words
without the exact spelling.
For more information about Dictionary, please visit http://stardict.sourceforge.net.
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(J) Calendar:
Calendar is a schedule management program. Its major functions include event management and schedule planning.
To open Calendar click the Datawind button on the UbiSurfer. Then click on Programs / Work / Calendar. Calendar application will open
as displayed in Figure 27.
Figure 27.
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(K) Calculator:
You can use Calculator to perform all the standard operations found on a handheld calculator.
To open Calculator click the Datawind button on the UbiSurfer. Then click on Programs / Work / Calculator. Calculator application will
open as displayed in Figure 28.
Figure 28.
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(L) File Manager:
My Documents is a fast and easy to use filing system, which safely keeps files organized on the UbiSurfer.
To open File Manager click on the My Documents icon on the desktop or click on Datawind / File Manager. The File Manager application
will open as displayed in Figure 29.
Figure 29.
The Interface is split into left and right panes. The left pane lists the system folders and can not be modified. The right pane displays the
content of the folder on the left which is highlighted or opened.
When you use USB sticks with files on them that you want to open, a window will open upon the USB stick being inserted into any of the
USB ports. To save documents onto a USB stick, click on browse for other folders, then click on mnt followed by the port in which your
USB stick is located. (clicking on the files sda, sda1, etc… will list the files there. If there is no USB stick there, it will show as empty)
For more information about File Manager, please visit http://pcmanfm.sourceforge.net
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(M) Media Player:
As a multimedia player, MPlayer can be used to play most multimedia file formats.
To open MPlayer click the Datawind button on the UbiSurfer. Then click on Programs / Play / Media Player. When the MPlayer has
opened, it will look like the image in Figure 30.
Figure 30.
Note that to adjust the Master volume of the Headset and speakers, click on Datawind / Programs / Settings / Sound Setup.
For more information about MPlayer, please visit http://www.uhulinux.hu
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(N) YouTube Player:
The YouTube player will allow you to search for and view any video on the popular YouTube video sharing site.
To open this application, click on Datawind / Programs / Play / YouTube Player. A window will open as seen in Figure 31.
Previously viewed videos and popular videos will be listed on the screen for quick access.
Figure 31.
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(O) MP3 Player:
Aqualung is a tool to specifically play MP3 files.
To Open Aqualung, click the Datawind button on the UbiSurfer. Then click on Programs / Play / MP3 Player. The Aqualung application
will open as displayed in Figure 32.
To understand the menu system, simply place your mouse on top of the various buttons and an explanation will display.
Right clicking in the menu bar will also give you more choices and options.
Figure 32:
Note that to adjust the Master volume of the Headset and speakers, click on Datawind / Programs / Settings / Sound Setup.
For more information about Aqualung, please visit http://aqualung.factorial.hu
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(P ) GPaint:
GPaint is a drawing tool to allow the user to create simple or elaborate images. These images can be saved in .JPG and .PNG forms.
GPaint can also import images to edit.
To open GPaint click the Datawind button on the UbiSurfer. Then click on Programs / Play / GPaint. Gpaint application will open as
displayed in Figure 33.
Figure 33.
For more information about GPaint, please visit http://mtpaint.sourceforge.net/rgbpaint.html.
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(T) Xterm:
Xterm is a Linux operating software. It provides command line access for Linux programmers and should not be opened unless you have
experience programming with Linux. Entering commands in this field may affect the performance of your UbiSurfer.
Linux programmers can access Xterm by clicking on Datawind / Programs / Utilities / Terminal.
Xterm application will open as displayed in Figure 34.
Figure 34.
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Care and Maintenance:
“Do's” and “Don'ts” while using your UbiSurfer :
Your UbiSurfer is a product of superior design and craftsmanship and should be treated with care. The following suggestions
will help you to fulfill warranty obligations and allow you to enjoy this product for many years.
When using your UbiSurfer, charger, or any accessory:
Things To
DO
When using your UbiSurfer, charger, or any accessory:
Things Not
To DO
Keep the UbiSurfer, all its parts and accessories out of
children's reach.
Use or store it in dusty or dirty areas, as its moving parts
can be damaged.
Keep it Dry. Precipitation, humidity and liquids contain
minerals that will corrode electronic circuits.
Store it in Hot areas. High temperatures can shorten
the life of electronic devices, damage batteries and warp or
melt certain plastics.
Use only the supplied or an approved replacement antenna.
If the UbiSurfer charger or any other accessory is not
working properly, please call Customer Services on
0844 999 0990.
Store it in Cold areas. When the UbiSurfer warms up
(to its normal operating temperature) moisture can form
inside the UbiSurfer.
Attempt to open it. Non-expert handling of the device may
damage it and will void warranty.
Drop, knock or shake it. Rough handling can break internal
circuit boards.
Use harsh chemicals, cleaning solvents or strong
detergents to clean it. Wipe it with a soft cloth slightly
dampened in a mild soap-and-water solution.
Paint it. Paint can clog the device’s moving parts and
prevent proper operation.
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Operating Environment:
Please remember to follow regulations governing the use of your UbiSurfer. Always turn Off your device whenever it is forbidden
to use it or when it may cause interference or danger (i.e) hospitals/aircraft/petrol stations etc.
All safety laws and regulations pertaining to the use of cell phones and two-way radios will probably apply to your use of the
UbiSurfer. We advise you to follow these Laws and Regulations when using the device.
Places where YOU should NOT use your UbiSurfer:
Care should be taken to avoid using your UbiSurfer in any environment in which your total attention is required, such as
when Driving a vehicle or operating Heavy machinery.
Switch off your UbiSurfer when in an Aircraft. The use of the device in an aircraft may be dangerous to the operation of
the aircraft which may disrupt the network and may be illegal. Failure to observe all these instructions will void the Limited
Warranty and may lead to suspension or denial of services to the offender or legal action or both.
Turn off your UbiSurfer when in an area with a potentially explosive atmosphere and follow all signs and instructions.
Any kind of spark in such sensitive areas could cause an explosion or a fire resulting in physical injury or even death.
There is a chance that certain potentially explosive area might not be always clearly marked. Some examples are fueling areas,
such as gasoline or petrol stations, below deck on boats, fuel or chemical transfer or storage facilities, vehicles using liquefied
petroleum gas (such as propane or butane), areas where the air contains chemicals or particles, such as grain, dust, or metal
powders, and any other area where you are normally advised to turn off your vehicle engine.
Health Care facilities : Remember to turn Off your UbiSurfer in Health Care facilities, especially when there are any
regulations posted. Hospitals or Health care facilities may be using equipment that might be sensitive to RF.
Remember to observe restrictions on the use of Radio equipment in fuel depots (fuel storage and distribution areas),
chemical plants, or where blasting operations are in progress.
Operation of any Radio transmitting equipment, including the UbiSurfer, could interfere with the functionality of
insufficiently protected medical devices. Consult a physician or the manufacturer of the medical device, if you have any questions.
Other electronic devices may also be subject to interference.
If you are using a Pacemaker, it is in your best interests to consult with your physician or the manufacturer of your pacemaker,
if you have any questions regarding the effect of RF signals on your pacemaker. If you are using a UbiSurfer and have a
pacemaker please make it a point to verify that you are using the UbiSurfer device in accordance with the safety requirements
of your pacemaker.
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Radio Frequency Related Information
CE:
The equipment has been tested and found to comply with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of
Directive1999/5/EC.
The Declaration of Conformity related to this product, and any other compliance matters can be obtained by sending a request to
compliance@datawind.com.
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 instruction manual,
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:
A) Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
B) Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
C) Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
D) Consult the dealer or an experienced technician for help.
FCC:
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.
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. A separation
distance of at least 20 centimeters should be maintained between the transmitter's radiating structure(s) and the body of the
user or nearby persons.
CAUTION:
Changes or modifications to this equipment not expressly approved by DataWind for compliance could void the user’s authority to
operate this equipment.
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Additional Safety Guidelines
Children:
The UbiSurfer and its accessories may contain small parts. For safety purpose please keep them out of the reach of small children.
Networks:
At times, to transmit data files or messages, the UbiSurfer may require a quality connection to the network. In some surroundings
transmission of data files or messages may be delayed until such a connection is available.
Hearing Aids:
Some parts of the device may be magnetic in nature. Metallic materials may be attracted to the device. As a precaution, persons with
a hearing aid should not hold the device close to the ear with the hearing aid.
Magnets:
Avoid placing credit cards or other magnetic storage media near the device because information stored on them may be erased
Local Regulations:
There is a chance that in some countries there may be some restrictions on using such wireless devices with or without encryption
software. Please check with your local authorities.
Sharp objects and liquids:
Never try to push objects of any kind into the UbiSurfer device or device accessories through openings. Such actions might cause
a short circuit, a fire or electric shock.
Water/Spills:
Avoid using the UbiSurfer device or accessories near water e.g. near a shower or a sink or in a swimming pool). Do not spill
liquids of any kind on the UbiSurfer device or accessories.
Equilibrium:
Avoid placing the UbiSurfer device or any of its accessories on an unstable surface. There is a chance it may fall and cause an
injury or cause serious damage to the UbiSurfer device or device accessory.
Stress:
It is advised that while using the UbiSurfer device, take frequent breaks. If you experience any kind of fatigue, discomfort in your
neck, shoulders, arms, wrists, hands (including thumbs and fingers), or other parts of the body when using the UbiSurfer device,
stop using it immediately. If discomfort persists, consult a physician.
Electrical Safety:
Do not use any other charger to charge your UbiSurfer other than the charger provided with your UbiSurfer standard
packaging. Use of any other charger will void the warranty of the device and the charger.
Power Cords:
Always take extra care when using the UbiSurfer device with any charging accessories, especially while routing the power cord
in such a way that it reduces the risk of injury to others e.g. by tripping or choking. Always protect the power cord from being
squashed or walked on or pinched, particularly at plugs and the point where the power cord connects to the UbiSurfer.
Power Plug:
To reduce the risk of damage to the cord or the plug, pull the plug rather than the cord when you disconnect the UbiSurfer
from the wall outlet.
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Important Safety Information
Radio Interference Information:
The equipment has been tested and found to comply with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive
1999/ 5/EC . These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in residential installations.
It is in compliance with the European Norm for Product standard (CE) to demonstrate the compliance of mobile phones with the basic
restrictions related to human exposure to electromagnetic fields.
This equipment generates uses and can radiate Radio Frequency Energy. If not installed and used in accordance with the user manual,
it may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation.
This UbiSurfer meets government requirements for exposure to radio waves. It is a radio transmitter and a receiver, designed and
manufactured, not to exceed the emission limits for exposure to radio frequency (RF) energy set by the Federal Communications
Commission (FCC) of the US Government, Industry Canada of the Canadian Government (IC) & The Council of European Union (EU).
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The guidelines are based on standards that were developed by independent scientific organizations through periodic and thorough
evaluation of scientific studies. The standards include a substantial safety margin designed to assure the safety of all persons,
regardless of age and health.
If this equipment is causing 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:
Change the orientation or try to relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer, manufacturer or an experienced and authorized technician for help.
To maintain compliance with FCC, IC and EU, RF exposure guidelines while using your UbiSurfer device, use only accessories that
are supplied or approved by the manufacturer.
Use of accessories that are not explicitly approved by DataWind, might violate FCC, IC and EU, RF exposure guidelines and thus void any
warranty applicable to the UbiSurfer device.
Changes or modifications to this equipment not explicitly approved by DataWind Ltd. for compliance could void the user's authority to
operate this equipment.
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Important Safety Information
Overloading:
While charging your UbiSurfer avoid overloading the wall outlets or extension cords. This might result in a risk of fire or electric
shock.
Extreme Weather:
Make sure to unplug charging accessories during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.
Safely Disposing Device:
The UbiSurfer should not be placed in household waste bins. Please check local regulations for information on the
disposal of electronic products in your area.
Resetting the Device:
Should you find that the software on the UbiSurfer does not work as expected, by either refusing to turn off or on, or is frozen or
any hardware component is not functioning properly, you may have to do a hardware reset. This is accomplished by (after turning
off the device if possible) inserting a pin into the reset hole on the underside of the UbiSurfer in the small hole with the word
RESET written over it. The method to do this is to slowly insert the pin until you feel a small resistance .Then push a little more
until a small pop is felt and/or heard. This should resolve the problem.
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