Sharp PN-L601B Operating instructions

PN-L601B
LCD MONITOR
TOUCH PANEL DRIVER
OPERATION MANUAL
Contents
Setting up the PC..............................................................3
Installing the touch panel driver....................................3
Touch Panel Settings........................................................4
How to configure settings..............................................4
Calibration.....................................................................5
Properties......................................................................6
Uninstalling the Driver Software.....................................8
This manual explains the installation and configuration of
the touch panel driver
Important Information
•This software has been shipped after strict quality control and product inspection. If, however, you find any failure or
malfunction, contact your product dealer.
•Please understand that SHARP CORPORATION bears no responsibility for errors made during use by the customer or a
third party, nor for any other malfunctions or damage to this software arising during use, except where indemnity liability is
recognized under law.
•Transcribing or duplicating part or all of this manual and/or this software without permission from our company is not
permitted.
•As a part of our policy of continuous improvement, SHARP reserves the right to make design and specification changes for
product improvement without prior notice. The performance specification figures indicated are nominal values of production
units. There may be some deviations from these values in individual units.
•The contents or details may vary depending on the screen configuration and OS version, etc.
•Only an English version of the touch panel driver is provided. The screens shown in the manual are the screens that appear
in the English OS.
•This manual does not contain basic operating instructions for Windows.
Trademarks
•Microsoft, Windows, and Windows Vista are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United
States and/or other countries.
• All other brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.
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Setting up the PC
To use the touch panel, the touch panel driver must be installed from the supplied CD-ROM and the touch panel must be
connected to your PC.
Installing the touch panel driver
The touch panel driver is a program that enables you to use to the touch panel to operate the PC that is connected to the touch
panel. Settings for touch panel operation can also be configured.
Caution
• This can only be done by a user with administrator authority.
• If an older version of the touch panel driver is installed, remove (uninstall) the old version before installing the touch panel
driver. (See page 8.)
• If you are using a USB hub, use a self-powered hub (a hub capable of supplying a 500 mA current). The touch panel will not
operate correctly if a bus-powered USB hub is used.
• Do not connect the USB cable until after you have installed the touch panel driver.
• Do not touch the touch panel when connecting the USB cable.
If you touch the touch panel, this may be detected as an element failure in the infrared transmitter/receiver and malfunctioning
will result. In this case, disconnect and then reconnect the USB cable.
1. Start your PC.
2. Exit all applications that are running.
3. Insert the supplied CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive of your PC.
4. Open the CD-ROM drive in “Computer” or “My Computer”.
5. Double-click the “TouchPanel” folder.
6. Double-click the install file.
• If you are using a 32-bit operating system, double-click “TPdrvSetup_x86.msi”.
• If you are using a 64-bit operating system, double-click “TPdrvSetup_x64.msi”.
7. Click “Next”.
Follow the on-screen instructions to install the driver.
• When the “User Account Control” screen appears, click “Yes” (or “Allow”).
• If the “Windows Security” screen appears, click “Install this driver software anyway”.
• If the “Software Installation” screen appears, click “Continue Anyway”.
8. When the installation finished screen appears, click “Close”.
9. If a screen appears prompting you to restart your PC, click “Yes”.
10.After your PC starts, connect the USB cable for the touch panel to the PC.
After it has been connected, the touch panel will be automatically recognized and enabled for use.
To the USB terminal
of the PC
USB cable (Supplied)
This completes the installation of the touch panel driver.
Each time the PC is started, the touch panel driver will start automatically to enable the touch panel to be used.
The first time you use the touch panel, perform calibration (position adjustment). (See page 5.)
TIPS
• The touch panel will not operate correctly unless the touch panel driver is running.
• If the touch panel driver is not running, it can be started by double-clicking “SH_TPdrv.exe” in the folder where the touch
panel driver is installed. The touch panel driver is normally installed in the following folder:
C:\Program Files\SHARP\SH_TPdrv (when the PC’s startup drive is the C drive)
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Touch Panel Settings
Touch panel settings are configured in the touch panel driver.
The touch panel driver starts automatically and the icon (
) appears on the taskbar.
Caution
• When using the touch panel, set the “SIZE” of the monitor to “WIDE”, “NORMAL”, or “Dot by Dot”.
The touch panel cannot be used when the “SIZE” is set to “ZOOM1” or “ZOOM2”.
How to configure settings
1. Click the touch panel driver icon (
2. Click a menu to change a setting.
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) on the taskbar.
Current Screen Resolution: The current screen resolution appears.
Calibration: See page 5.
Properties: See page 6.
Hardware Information: Select this to specify “Test Information Display”, “Rotate Mode”, and “Disable TP Driver”. (Normally
not used.)
-Test Information Display: Select to view operating conditions. (For service technicians.)
-Rotate Mode: Select when the image has been rotated on a PC that has a video card capable of image rotation.
-Disable TP Driver: Select to disable the touch panel function.
• Version Information: Shows the version of the touch panel driver.
• Exit: Exit the touch panel driver. (When this is selected, it will no longer be possible to use the touch panel function.)
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Touch Panel Settings
Calibration
Calibration is used to perform position alignment so that the mouse cursor moves to the correct position when the screen is
touched.
nCalibration Method
Simple
Select the currently displayed screen size (“WIDE”, “NORMAL”, “Dot by Dot”), and calibration takes place automatically.
Calibrate using advanced calibration if the mouse cursor is out of position when the touch pen is used.
TIPS
• When a key has been assigned to the “Easy Change” hot key setting, the key can be pressed to successively change a
setting.
Advanced
Calibration can be performed manually. Click “OK” to open the settings. Follow the on-screen instructions. (To cancel during
calibration, press the [ESC] key on the keyboard.)
nHot Key Setting
Hot keys can be set to perform the operations below. The [Ctrl] and [Shift] keys are fixed as hot keys. One of the A to Z or 0 to 9
keys can be selected for the third hot key.
Easy Change : The calibration method can be changed to “Simple” by pressing the hot key. Settings can be successively
changed by pressing the hot key.
Calibration
: The hot key can be pressed to open the SELECT CALIBRATION screen.
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Touch Panel Settings
Properties
Settings for the touch pen can be configured in the properties. Select a tab to change a setting on that tab.
nDOUBLE CLICK RANGE SETTING
Set how much the position can shift between the first touch and the second touch and still be recognized as a double-click. Set
the range based on how you use the touch pen. To return the setting to the default setting, click “Default”.
TIPS
• Changing this setting also changes the effective double-click range when the mouse is used.
nDOUBLE CLICK SPEED SETTING
Set the time that is recognized as a double-click. When a second touch occurs within the set time after the first touch, it is
recognized as a double-click.
SPEED SETTING (Auto)
The inside of the frame can be touched twice (double-clicked) to set the speed automatically based on the interval between the
touches.
Set Manually
The speed can be set manually from “Slow” (about 1 second) to “Fast” (about 0.3 seconds).
TEST
When the inside of the frame is double-clicked by touching it twice, the screen changes. If the screen does not change, repeat
the setting.
Default
Click to restore the default setting.
TIPS
• Changing this setting also changes the mouse double-click speed of Windows.
• Depending on the software application, changing the setting may not have any effect (for example, if the setting is set
separately in the application).
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Touch Panel Settings
nOPERATION SETTING
Function Button 1
Set the function that activates when function button 1 is pressed with the touch pen.
• RightClick : Functions as a right click.
• Disable : Disables function button 1.
Function Button 2
Set the function that activates when function button 2 is pressed with the touch pen.
• Pen Software Link : Functions as a link button for a Pen Software function.
• Disable
: Disables function button 2.
TIPS
• The Pen Software function that links to function button 2 is set in the Pen Software.
Input Mode Setting
Set the input mode for the touch panel. It is normally recommended that you use “Standard”.
• Standard :Automatically switches between pen mode and handwriting mode.
• HandWrite :Select this when you only wish to use your finger and will not be using the touch pen function.
• Pen
:Select this for operation by touch pen only. Only the touch pen can be used; your finger cannot be used.
Detect Eraser Area
Specify whether the area (rectangle) of a touched item is detected. The application must support area detection.
Resolution Change Notice
• Enable : When the screen resolution is changed, a message is displayed regarding the calibration setting.
• Disable : When the screen resolution is changed, the previously set calibration values are automatically applied. When a
resolution is used for the first time, the message regarding the calibration setting will appear.
Optimize HTML
For normal operation and writing text by hand, this setting is not necessary.
When manipulating a document with a small click range for HTML links, enable this and adjust the effective “Click range”.
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Uninstalling the Driver Software
Caution
• This can only be done by a user with administrator authority.
1. Click the touch panel driver icon (
) on the taskbar and click “Exit”.
If a confirmation window appears, click “Yes”.
2. Disconnect the USB cable.
3. Select “Control Panel” from the “Start” menu.
4. Click “Uninstall a program”.
• If you are using icon view (Classic View), double-click “Programs and Features”.
• In Windows XP, click “Add or Remove Programs”. (In the “Classic View”, double-click “Add or Remove Programs”.)
5. Remove “Touch Panel Driver”.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
6. If a screen appears prompting you to restart your PC, restart your PC.
This completes the uninstallation.
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