Ratoc Systems CFU2 User`s guide

USB Host CF Card
CFU2
User’s Guide
Jan. 2007
Rev. 1.0
CFU2
1. Introduction ................................................................. 1
1-1. Features ................................................................................. 1
1-2. Package Confirmation .......................................................... 2
1-3. System Requirements and Restrictions ............................... 2
1-4. USB Device Support .............................................................. 3
1-5. Before installation ................................................................. 4
2. Installation .................................................................. 5
2-1. Confirming a folder structure ............................................. 6
2-2. Connecting the PDA to the PC with ActiveSync .................. 6
2-3. CFU2 Host Driver Set Up ..................................................... 7
2-4. CFU2 HID Driver Set Up ...................................................... 8
2-5. CFU2 Mass Storage Driver Set Up ...................................... 9
3. Uninstallation ............................................................ 10
4. Registration and Tech-Support ................................ 11
5. Specifications ............................................................ 12
1.Introduction
The CFU2 is a USB1.1 Host CF card for use in CF Type II card enabled PDA.
This User’s Guide describes how to install, use the CFU2. The information in
the README file in the CD-ROM may include newer information. For the
latest information, go to our home page.
http://www.ratocsystems.com/english/
1-1. Features
• Just insert the CFU2 into a CF slot and USB1.1 Host Interface
will be available.
• USB HID Driver and USB Mass Storage Class Driver are included.
The drivers allow you to use USB keyboards, USB bar code readers,
USB Flash disks, etc.
• Power-saving design enables to run battery-driven PDAs for a long time.
• Support both 3.3V and 5V operation.
• CFU2 dongle cable is detachable from the CFU2 CF card.
• RoHS compliant.
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1-2. Package Confirmation
Check Package Contents:
• CFU2 CF card
• Cable
• Software CD-ROM
• Pull-out sticker
• Quick Install Guide
• Software Lisence Agreement
NOTE
If any of these items are missing, contact the supplier immediately.
1-3. System Requirements and Restrictions
OS
• Pockert PC 2003, Pocket PC 2003SE, Windows Mobile 5
Supported PDA
Refer to our home page and check the latest information.
http://www.ratocsystems.com/english/
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NOTE
1. Some applications which needs a lot CPU power like an MP3 player,
data transfer rate may be getting slower or the peformance of the
applications may be getting poor.
2. To use the CFU2 on the PDA, PCMCIA Card or CF Type II slot is
required. For a PCMCA Card slot, a CF Type II PCMCIA adapter is
needed. The CF Type II Adapter PCMCIA adapter is not included in
the package.
1-4. USB Device Support
• USB keyboard
• USB bar code reader
• USB Flash Disk
• USB MO, ZIP
• USB HUB
For more information, refer to our web site
http://www.ratocsystems.com/english/
NOTE
1. The CFU2 can supply up to 100mA to USB bus. If the USB device
needs power from USB bus over 100 mA, we have to use a self-powered
USB hub.
2. NTFS format is not supported by Windows Mobile.
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1-5. Before installation
In order to pull CF Cards easily from the CF Card Slot, a pull-out sticker comes
with the CFU2 package. If there is not an eject button for the CF card, use the
sticker as follows.
Serial # sticker
Direction of insert
Stick the pull-out sticker on the back
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2. Installation
Follow the instructions below to install drivers.
1. Confirming a folder structure in the software CD-ROM (See 2-1).
2. Connecting the PDA to the PC system with ActiveSync (See 2-2).
3. Installing the CFU2 Host Driver (See 2-3).
4. Installing the HID Driver, if the USB device is an HID(Human Interface
Device) such as a USB keyboard, USB bar code reader, etc (See 2-4).
5. Installing the Mass Storage driver, if the USB device is a mass storage
devices such as an USB Flash Disk, USB MO (See 2-7).
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2-1. Confirming a folder structure
Folder structure in the software CD-ROM is as follows:
Manual
CDROM
HostDriver
hx2410
MassStorageDriver
hx4700
HidDriver
Japanese
English
2-2. Connecting the PDA to the PC with ActiveSync
For driver installation, ActiveSync is
needed. The ActiveSync should come with
the PDA.
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2-3. CFU2 Host Driver Set Up
Install the CFU1U Host Driver first. Insert the software CD-ROM
into a CD-ROM drive. execute setup.exe in the [HostDriver] folder. Following
window will appear. Click [Yes] to install the driver.
When the installation is completed, the following window will appear.
Click [OK].
Message on PC
Message on PDA (Windows Mobile 5)
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2-4. CFU2 HID Driver Set Up
In order to connect a HID (Human Interface Device) such as an USB keyboard,
USB bar code reader, install the HID driver. Insert the software CD-ROM into
a CD-ROM drive. Execute setup.exe in [HidDriver\English] folder. Following
window will appear. Click [Yes] to install the driver. When the installation is
completed, following window will appear. Click [OK]. You need to reset your
PDA to take effect.
Message on PC
Message on PDA (Windows Mobile 5)
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2-5. CFU2 Mass Storage Driver Set Up
In order to connect a mass storage device such as a USB Flash Disk, a USB
MO, install the Mass Storage driver. Insert the software CD-ROM into a CDROM drive. Execute setup.exe in [MassStorageDriver] folder. Following window will appear. Click [Yes] to install the driver. When the installation has
completed, the following window will appear. Click [OK]. You need to reset
your PDA to take effect.
Message on PC
Message on PDA (Windows Mobile 5)
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3. Uninstallation
Follow the instructions below to uninstall
drivers.
1. Take the CFU2 card from the CF slot.
2. On the PDA, go to [settings]-[System][Remove Programs]. (Windows Mobile 5)
3. Select the driver to uninstall and click
Remove button.
4. Click Yes to uninstall the driver.
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4. Registration and Tech-Support
3-1. How to Register
We recommend to register yourself as our customer through our
on-line registration. (http://www.ratocsystems.com/english/)
3-2. Software Update and Support
The latest software is subject to change for improvement or bug fix.You can
download the latest version from our web site.
3-3. Technical Support
You can get a Tech support from RATOC at the following:
Open 9:30AM-5:00PM(PST) Mon-Fri(except holidays)
RATOC Systems International, Inc. Tech support
Address: 2000 Wyatt Drive Suite 9
Santa Clara, CA 95054, United States
Phone : (408)986-9040 Fax : (408)986-9042
E-mail : http://www.ratocsystems.com/english/contact/support.html
Please include the following information:
• Our product name, serial number, and product description
• Host Computer Name, OS version, CD-ROM version
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5. Specifications
CFU2 USB1.1 Host CF Card
Bus Interface : CF+ and CompactFlash Specifications Rev1.4
USB Interface: USB 1.1 Host Port(12Mbps/1.5Mbps)
Connector: USB1.1 series A(Female) x 1
Max Bus Power: 100mA
Power Consumption : 3.3V/5V
34mA at 3.3V(without any device connected)
27mA at 5V(without any device connected)
Operating Requirements: Temperature 32 to 131°F(0 to 55°C)
Relative Humidity 10 to 80%(non-condensing)
Size: 1.68 in (42.8 mm) (W) x 1.43 in (36.4 mm) (D) x 0.19 in (4.9 mm) (H)
Cable length: 3.93 in (10 cm)
USB1.1 Host Driver
Host Interface : Original Class
Transfer Protocol : Control, Bulk, Interrupt transfer
Mass Storage Driver
Transfer Protocol : BOT(Bulk Only Transfer)
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Appendix
Trademarks
-Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
-Other brand and product names may be registered trademarks or trademarks of
their respective holders.
Regulatory Agency Notice
FCC Compliance Statement
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:
(1) Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
(2) Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
(3) Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
(4) Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance may result in this
unit not complying with FCC Rules Part 15.
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