Belkin F8T001 User manual

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Bluetooth USB Adapter
Connect your peripherals and computing
devices, without cables
User Manual
F8T001 ver. 2
F8T003 ver. 2
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Product Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
System Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Package Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
USB Adapter Specifications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Supported Profiles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Software Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Hardware Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Initial Configuration Wizard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Uninstalling the Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Glossary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
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INTRODUCTION
Thank you for purchasing the Bluetooth USB Adapter (the USB Adapter) from Belkin.
The USB Adapter features the breakthrough Bluetooth wireless technology that lets you
create efficient communications between your USB desktop PC or notebook and devices
using Bluetooth wireless technology—without physical connectors or cables.
Before you install and start using your new USB Adapter, please take a few minutes to
review some of the terms that you will be seeing throughout the document. You will
find a brief Glossary on page 21 of this manual.
PRODUCT FEATURES
The USB Adapter is compliant with Bluetooth standard version 1.1 and provides:
• Compliancy with Bluetooth specification v1.1 devices
• USB bus powering: no external power supply necessary
• Support for Microsoft® Windows® 98 SE, Me, 2000, and XP
• Compatible with Mac OS® X v10.2 and higher*
• Operating distance of up to 10 meters (F8T003) or 100 meters (F8T001)**
• Point-to-multipoint connections
• Support for data rates up to 721Kbps
• Built-in security: up to 128-bit encryption and authentication
• Compatibility with USB desktop and notebook computers
*Mac OS X driver and software provided by Apple®.
**10m/100m range is dependent upon environment, number of users, and other wireless devices within proximity.
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SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
PC System Requirements
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PC-compatible computer, CPU speed of 200MHz or above
Memory: 64MB or above, 128MB recommended
One available USB port, USB 1.1 standard
Windows 98 SE, Me, 2000, and XP
PA C K A G E C O N T E N T S
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Bluetooth USB Adapter
CD-ROM for installation software and documentation
User Manual
Quick Installation Guide
Registration Card
Mac® System Requirements
• One available USB port, USB 1.1 standard
• Mac OS X v10.2 and higher*
For a complete explanation of the Belkin Bluetooth software, refer to
the software manual contained in the included CD-ROM.
*Mac OS X driver and software provided by Apple.
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USB ADAPTER SPECIFICATIONS
Bluetooth Compliance:
Version 1.1
Dimensions:
64mm (L) x 22mm (W) x 8mm (H)
Physical Interface:
USB UHCI/OHCI 1.1-compliant
Weight:
0.3oz. (8.5g)
Operating Frequency:
2.4 to 2.4835GHz
Operating Temp:
0 to 70 degrees Celsius
Output Power:
(F8T001) 4~20 dBm, Class I
(F8T003) -6~4 dBm, Class II
Storage Temp:
-30 to 80 degrees Celsius
Humidity:
5-90% (non-condensing)
Sensitivity:
<0.1% BER @ -80 dBm
Supply Voltage:
Data Rate:
723/56Kbps
Typical Power
Consumption:
(F8T001) Tx: 150mA, Rx 80mA
(F8T003) Tx: 65mA, Rx 45mA
The services supported by your USB Adapter are defined as “Profiles”.
Available profiles include:
• Generic Access
• Object Push
5.0V DC
• Service Discovery
• File Transfer
Nominal Current:
100mA
• Personal Area Network
• Synchronization
Spread Spectrum:
FHSS (Frequency Hopping
Spread Spectrum)
• Hardcopy Cable Replacement
• Fax
Modulation:
GFSK (Gussian Frequency
Shift Keying)
• Serial Port
• Human Interface Device
Certifications:
FCC, CE, ICES, C-Tick, BQB, WHQL
for XP
• LAN Access
• Headset
• Dial-Up Networking
• Audio Gateway
Operating Range:
(F8T001) 100-meter radius indoors
(F8T003) 10-meter radius indoors
Network Topology:
Point-to-Multipoint
Packet Support:
1/3/5 Slots Packet
Warranty:
2 years
Operation:
Master/Slave
Supported Languages:
Frequency Stability:
+/- 10PPM
English, German, Japanese,
Spanish, French
LED Indicator:
Power On/Data Traffic
Antenna Type:
Integrated, 0 +/- 1 dBi
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SUPPORTED PROFILES
• Generic Object Exchange
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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SUPPORTED PROFILES
Your USB Adapter gives you the ability to do the following—without cables:
• Transfer files
• Exchange PIM data
• Access dial-up networks
• Send or exchange business cards
• Connect to local area networks
• Connect to mice and keyboards
• Perform an ActiveSync® session
• Print
• Connect to serial ports
The basic functions of the Bluetooth Neighborhood include:
• Device Discovery
SOFTWARE SETUP
Software Setup for Windows 98 SE, Me, 2000, and XP
To install the software for the USB Adapter, follow the instructions below:
Note: The installation process for Windows XP may look slightly different from Windows 98 SE,
Me, and 2000.
Note: Do not insert the USB Adapter into the USB port prior to software installation.
1. Insert the software installation CD-ROM
into the PC’s CD-ROM drive.
2. The “Software InstallShield Wizard”
window appears. Click on “Next” to begin
the installation process.
• Service Discovery
• Establishing links with remote devices
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SOFTWARE SETUP
3. Choose “I accept the terms in the
license agreement” to accept the
license agreement. Click on “Next”
to continue.
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4. Specify the location where the
software files will be installed on your
hard drive. It is recommended that
you install the software in the default
directory “C:\Program
Files\belkin\Bluetooth\Software\”.
Click on “Next” to continue.
SOFTWARE SETUP
5. Confirm that the device software
is ready to be installed and click
on “Install”.
6. The InstallShield Wizard will begin to
install the Belkin Bluetooth Software.
This may take several minutes.
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SOFTWARE SETUP
7. During the installation process you may be prompted to insert your USB Adapter. If
your USB Adapter is not plugged into your computer at this time, you may insert it
into an available USB 1.1-compliant port on your desktop or notebook computer,
then click “OK” to continue. Click on “Cancel” to continue installation without the
Bluetooth device inserted. Refer to the “Hardware Installation” section of this User
Manual for instructions for installing the hardware.
SOFTWARE SETUP
8. Confirm the completion of the software installation; click “Finish” and restart the
system if prompted to do so.
Note: If at any time during the installation process you receive a “Driver Signature Notice”, click “OK” to
continue the installation process.
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HARDWARE SETUP
Hardware Setup for Windows 98 SE, Me, 2000, and XP
Follow these instructions to install your USB Adapter on your PC.
Note: Your USB Adapter is sensitive to static electricity, which can damage its delicate electrical components.
To protect your device, always touch the metal chassis of your computer before handing the USB Adapter.
This will ground any potential electrostatic discharge. Avoid touching the metal connector when handling the
USB Adapter. Dry weather conditions or walking across carpeted floors may cause you to acquire an
electrostatic charge.
HARDWARE SETUP
3. Browse for the location of the device
driver “:\Program Files\Belkin\
Bluetooth\Software\bin\” then
click “Next”.
4. If you receive the following “Hardware
installation notice”, click on “Continue
Anyway” to continue with the
installation process.
1. Connect the USB Adapter directly to an
available USB A-type connector on your
desktop or notebook computer. Your system
should register a new USB device found.
2. Choose “Install from a list or specific
location”; then click “Next”.
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HARDWARE SETUP
5. A window will appear that confirms the completion of the hardware installation;
click on “Finish” to complete the installation process.
INITIAL CONFIGURATION WIZARD
Configuring your computer for Windows 98 SE, Me, 2000, and XP
1. Once the installation process is complete you will be prompted by the “Initial
Bluetooth Configuration Wizard”. This Wizard will guide you through the initial
setup of your Bluetooth device. Please follow the Wizard as prompted.
2. Name your computer with a friendly name. This is name will be made available
when your computer is discovered by other Bluetooth devices.
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INITIAL CONFIGURATION WIZARD
3. Choose the type of computer you have
installed the USB Adapter to in the
drop-down menu.
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4. Continue the Wizard to configure the
Bluetooth services that this computer
will make available of other Bluetooth
devices to use. Click “Next”.
INITIAL CONFIGURATION WIZARD
5. Choose the Bluetooth services your
computer will offer. The most common
service for your computer type will be
checked by default.
6. If you have another Bluetooth device
and you want to configure the way
this computer will use its services,
click “Next”. Otherwise click “Skip”.
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UNINSTALLING THE SOFTWARE
GLOSSARY
Uninstalling the Software for Windows 98 SE, Me, 2000, and XP
Authentication Security feature that requires users to verify a numeric password
Follow these instructions to uninstall your USB Adapter on your PC.
1. Insert the CD-ROM included with your USB Adapter.
2. This “InstallShield Wizard” should automatically load. If it does not load,
explore the CD and run the “Setup.exe” file.
3. The “InstallShield” window should now appear. Click “Next” to continue with the
uninstall process.
before exchanging data.
Authorization Security feature that requires user approval before another user
is allowed to share data.
Bluetooth Neighborhood A collection of Bluetooth devices.
Bonded Device Recognized by your device so as not to require authentication
or authorization.
Device Device enabled with Bluetooth technology.
Device Address Unique electronic address of a Bluetooth device.
Device Discovery The location and recognition of one Bluetooth device by another.
Device Group Compilation of several Bluetooth devices into a group, normally to
conduct related tasks.
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GLOSSARY
Device Name Name that a Bluetooth device provides when discovered by
another device.
Service Discovery Determines which applications other devices have in common
with yours.
INFORMATION
DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY WITH FCC RULES FOR
ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY
We, Belkin Corporation, of 501 West Walnut Street, Compton, CA 90220, declare under our sole
responsibility that the product,
F8T001, F8T003
to which this declaration relates, 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.
Caution: Exposure to Radio Frequency Radiation.
The radiated output power of this device is far below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the
device shall be used in such manner that the potential for human contact normal operation is minimized.
When connecting an external antenna to the device, the antenna shall be placed in such a manner to minimize
the potential for human contact during normal operation. In order to avoid the possibility of exceeding the FCC
radio frequency exposure limits, human proximity to the antenna shall not be less than 20cm (8 inches) during
normal operation.
Federal Communications Commission 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.
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INFORMATION
INFORMATION
This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy. If not installed and used in accordance with
the instructions, it may 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 and correct the interference by one or more of the
following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the distance between the equipment and the receiver.
• Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Modifications
The FCC requires the user to be notified that any changes or modifications to this device that are not expressly
approved by Belkin Corporation may void the users authority to operate the equipment.
Canada-Industry Canada (IC)
The wireless radio of this device complies with RSS 139 & RSS 210 Industry Canada. This Class B digital complies with
Canadian ICES-003.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B conforme á la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
Compliance with this directive implies conformity to the following European Norms
(in brackets are the equivalent international standards).
• EN 60950 (IEC60950) – Product Safety
• EN 300 328 Technical requirement for radio equipment
• ETS 300 826 General EMC requirements for radio equipment.
To determine the type of transmitter, check the identification label on your Belkin product.
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Products with the CE marking comply with the EMC Directive (89/336/EEC) and the Low Voltage
Directive (72/23/EEC) issued by the Commission of the European Community. Compliance with
these directives implies conformity to the following European Norms (in brackets are the
equivalent international standards).
• EN 55022 (CISPR 22) – Electromagnetic Interference
• EN 55024 (IEC61000-4-2,3,4,5,6,8,11)- Electromagnetic Immunity
• EN 61000-3-2 (IEC610000-3-2) - Power Line Harmonics
• EN 61000-3-3 (IEC610000) – Power Line Flicker
• EN 60950 (IEC60950) – Product Safety
Products that contain the radio transmitter are labeled with CE alert marking and may also carry
the CE logo.
Europe-European Union Notice
Radio products with the CE alert marking comply
with the R&TTE Directive (1995/5/EC) issued by the Commission
of the European Community.
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INFORMATION
Belkin Corporation Limited Two-Year Product Warranty
Belkin Corporation warrants this product against defects in materials and workmanship for its warranty period. If a
defect is discovered, Belkin will, at its option, repair or replace the product at no charge provided it is returned
during the warranty period, with transportation charges prepaid, to the authorized Belkin dealer from whom you
purchased the product. Proof of purchase may be required.
This warranty does not apply if the product has been damaged by accident, abuse, misuse, or misapplication; if the
product has been modified without the written permission of Belkin; or if any Belkin serial number has been removed
or defaced.
THE WARRANTY AND REMEDIES SET FORTH ABOVE ARE EXCLUSIVE IN LIEU OF ALL OTHERS, WHETHER ORAL OR
WRITTEN, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. BELKIN SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING,
WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
No Belkin dealer, agent, or employee is authorized to make any modification, extension, or addition to this warranty.
BELKIN IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM ANY BREACH
OF WARRANTY, OR UNDER ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOST PROFITS, DOWNTIME,
GOODWILL, DAMAGE TO OR REPROGRAMMING, OR REPRODUCING ANY PROGRAM OR DATA STORED IN, OR USED WITH,
BELKIN PRODUCTS.
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages or exclusions of implied
warranties, so the above limitations of exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights,
and you may also have other rights that vary from state to state.
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501 West Walnut Street
Compton • CA • 90220 • USA
Tel: 310.898.1100
Fax: 310.898.1111
Belkin Components, Ltd.
Express Business Park • Shipton Way
Rushden • NN10 6GL • United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 1933 35 2000
Fax: +44 (0) 1933 31 2000
Belkin, Ltd.
7 Bowen Crescent • West Gosford
NSW 2250 • Australia
Tel: +61 (0) 2 4372 8600
Fax: +61 (0) 2 4372 8603
Belkin Tech Support
US: 310.898.1100 ext. 2263
800.223.5546 ext. 2263
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Australia: 1800 666 040
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