Quick Reference Getting Started with the AirLiner Wireless Slate Use the AirLiner™ wireless slate to control your computer applications and make notes on your SMART Board™ interactive whiteboard, or any computer projected image, from anywhere in the room. Wireless technology allows you to teach or present from up to 54 feet (16 meters) away, and it allows students or participants to give feedback using the slate from their desks. The AirLiner Slate Overview The AirLiner wireless slate has two customizable function buttons and an underlay that offers a variety of pen tools and quick access to the most frequently used SMART Board Tools. The wireless mouse and the tethered pen allow you to control your applications. The tethered pen also enables you to write or draw in digital ink. Charging indicator Power button and indicator Customizable function buttons Underlay tool strip Tethered pen Wireless mouse Pen side switch The Cordless Mouse and Tethered Pen The cordless mouse works like a traditional mouse when used on the surface of the slate. The tethered pen offers all of the same functions as the mouse, but it also enables you to write or draw in digital ink over your applications. To see where your cursor is on the screen, hold the pen about 1/4" (0.5 cm) above the surface of the AirLiner wireless slate. Tap the pen tip onto the surface of the wireless slate to click on an object. Tap twice for a double-click. If you wish to write in black digital ink, push and hold the pen’s side switch towards the tip of the pen, and write on the slate. To erase, push and hold the side switch away from the tip, and sweep in a smooth motion over the areas you wish to erase. Releasing the side switch returns the pen to cursor mode. Function Buttons The AirLiner wireless slate has two function buttons. By default the left function button opens the Floating Tools toolbar and the right function button launches Notebook™ software. Launches Floating Tools Launches Notebook software The Underlay Tool Strip The tool strip enables you to change pen colors quickly and access the most frequently used features of SMART Board software. The top button returns your pen to a left mouseclick, the next five buttons allow you to erase or to change your pen color to black, blue, red or green. With the remaining buttons you can change your next pen touch to a rightclick, access an On-Screen Keyboard, launch the Capture toolbar or launch the Floating Tools toolbar. Connecting the Wireless Slate to Your Computer The AirLiner wireless slate uses Bluetooth® technology to communicate with your computer. The first time you use the AirLiner wireless slate – and at other times, for example, if you accidentally disconnect the slate – you will need to establish the wireless connection. 1 Insert the Bluetooth wireless adapter into a USB port on your computer Returns pen to mouse mode Erases digital ink Selects digital ink colors 2 Double-click the Bluetooth icon in the Windows® Notification Area Bluetooth icon 3 In the Bluetooth Devices dialog box, select the Options tab, and make sure that the Turn discovery on box is checked Ensure that this box is checked to turn discovery on Makes next pen touch a right-click Launches the OnScreen Keyboard Launches the Capture toolbar Launches the Floating Tools toolbar 4 Press the Power button on the top-left corner of the AirLiner wireless slate, then immediately press the Connect button on the underside (under the Power button) of the wireless slate 5 In the Bluetooth Devices dialog box, select the Devices tab, and click the Add button 6 The Add Bluetooth Device Wizard will appear. Check the box indicating that your device is set up and ready to be found, and then click Next 7 The AirLiner wireless slate will appear in the list. Double-click on the icon labeled SMART Wireless Slate and follow the on-screen instructions. When you are asked for an authentication code or passkey, select Don’t Use a Passkey or No, and then click Next 8 To confirm that you are connected, move the pen lightly over the surface of the wireless slate. The cursor on the projected screen should reflect the movement of your pen © 2006 SMART Technologies Inc. All rights reserved. AirLiner, SMART Board, Notebook and the SMART logo are trademarks of SMART Technologies Inc. All other third-party products and company names may be trademarks of their respective owners. Printed in Canada 04/2006.