Table of Contents
Introduc tion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
P roduc t F ea tures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
S ys tem R equirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
P a c k a ge C ontents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
U S B Ada pter S pec ific a tions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
S oftwa re S etup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
H a rdwa re S etup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Initia l C onfigura tion W iz a rd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
U nins ta lling the S oftwa re . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
H ow to us e the B elk in B luetooth® T ec hnology s oftwa re . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
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Introduction
Thank you for purchasing the Bluetooth® Technology USB Adapter (the USB
Adapter) from Belkin. The USB Adapter features 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 Bluetooth® Technology USB Adapter,
please take a few minutes to review some of the terms that you will be seeing
throughout the document.
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Product Features
• Bluetooth® Technology allows you to create an adhoc network
• Higher speed access up to 3Mbps (effective throughput of 2.2 Mbps)
• Adds Bluetooth® 2.0 + EDR wireless technology to
your USB desktop computer, or notebook
• Fast paring time between 3.5 to 5 sec.
• Lower power consumption
• Bit Error Rate (BER) improved performance
• Manufacturer’s Lifetime Warranty
• Offers backwards compatibility with any Bluetooth®
Technology v1.1 and v1.2-compliant device
• Installs easily with Plug-and-Play convenience
• Allows you to work at distances of up to 100 metres (Class 1) and 10 metres (Class 2)**
• Supports Microsoft® Windows® 98 SE, Me, 2000, XP, and Mac OS® X v10.3 and higher*
** Range is dependent upon environment, number of users and other wireless devices within immediate proximity.
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System Requirements
PC System Requirements
• PC-compatible computer, CPU speed of 200MHz or above
• Memory: 64MB or above, 128MB recommended
• One available USB port, USB 1.1 or 2.0
• Windows 98 SE, Me, 2000, and XP
Mac® System Requirements
• One available USB port, USB 1.1 or 2.0
• Mac OS X v10.3 and higher*
*Mac OS X driver and software provided by Apple.
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Package Contents
• Bluetooth® Technology USB Adapter
• CD-ROM for installation software and documentation
• User + CAMagic Mobile™ Manual on CD
• Quick Installation Guide
• CAMagic Mobile™ Software
• Registration Card
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USB Adapter Specifications
Bluetooth® Technology Compliance: Version 2.0
LED Indicator:
Physical Interface:
Power On/Data Traffic
Antenna Type:
Integrated, 0 +/- 1 dBi
Operating Frequency: 2.4 to 2.4835GHz
Dimensions:
58mm (L) x 18mm (W) x 8mm (H)
Output Power:
(F8T012) 4~20 dBm, Class I
(F8T013) -6~4 dBm, Class II
Weight:
0.2oz. (7g)
Sensitivity:
<0.1% BER @ -80 dBm
USB UHCI/OHCI 2.0-compliant
Operating Temp:
0 to 70 degrees Celsius
Storage Temp:
-30 to 80 degrees Celsius
Humidity:
5-90% (non-condensing)
(F8T012) Tx: 150mA, Rx 80mA
(F8T013) Tx: 65mA, Rx 45mA
Supply Voltage:
5.0V DC
Nominal Current:
100mA
Operating Range:
(F8T012) 100-meter radius indoors
(F8T013) 10-meter radius indoors
Spread Spectrum:
FHSS (Frequency Hopping
Spread Spectrum)
Network Topology:
Point-to-Multipoint
Modulation:
Packet Support:
1/3/5 Slots Packet
GFSK (Gussian Frequency
Shift Keying)
Operation:
Master/Slave
Certifications:
FCC, CE, ICES, C-Tick,
BQB, WHQL for XP
Frequency Stability:
+/- 10PPM
Data Rate:
Typical Power
Consumption:
3Mbps (effective throughput of 2.2 Mbps)
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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Software Setup
1. Insert the CD and wait for the software to run automatically.
2. Press on “Install Bluetooth® Technology Software”.
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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.
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Software Setup
3. Choose “I accept the terms in the
4. Specify the location where the software
license agreement” to accept the
license agreement. Click on “Next” to
continue.
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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
6. The InstallShield Wizard will begin
ready to be installed and click on
“Install”.
to install the Belkin Bluetooth®
Technology Software. This may take
several minutes.
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Software Setup
7. The Driver Signature Notice window will appear. Press OK for the next step.
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Software Setup
8. 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 port on your desktop or notebook computer, then
click “OK” to continue. Click on “Cancel” to continue installation without the
Bluetooth® Technology device inserted. Refer to the “Hardware Installation”
section of this User Manual for instructions for installing the hardware.
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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Software Setup
9. Confirm the completion of the software installation; click “Finish” and restart the
system if prompted to do so.
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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 handling 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.
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
3. Browse for the location of the device
4. If you receive the following “Hardware
driver “:\Program Files\Belkin\
Bluetooth\Software\bin\” then click
“Next”.
installation notice”, click on
“Continue Anyway” to continue with
the installation process.
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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.
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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® Technology Configuration Wizard”. This Wizard will guide you through
the initial setup of your Bluetooth® Technology device. Please follow the Wizard
as prompted.
2. Name your computer with a friendly name. This is the name, which will be made
available when your computer is discovered by other Bluetooth® Technology devices.
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Initial Configuration Wizard
3. Choose the type of computer on which
4. Continue the Wizard to configure the
you have installed the Belkin USB
Adapter from the drop-down menu in
the window.
Bluetooth® Technology services that
this computer will make available for
use to other Bluetooth® Technology
devices. Click “Next”.
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Initial Configuration Wizard
5. Choose the Bluetooth® Technology
6. If you wish to configure another
services that your computer will offer.
The most common service for your
computer type will be checked by
default.
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Bluetooth® Technology device on this
computer, click “Next”. Otherwise
click “Skip”.
Uninstalling the Software
Uninstalling the Software for Windows 98 SE, Me, 2000, and XP
Follow these instructions to uninstall your USB Adapter on your PC.
Go to your Taskbar and click Start.
Click on settings and go to control panel.
1. In the Windows Control panel go to “Add and Remove programs”
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Uninstalling the Software
2. select ‘Belkin Bluetooth® Technology
3. Press “Yes”
Software’ and press “Remove”
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Uninstalling the Software
4. When removing the software, the following Windows message appears
‘Un-installing Bluetooth® Technology Devices..’ press “OK”.
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Uninstalling the Software
5. You will need to restart your PC to finish with the process, press the “YES”
button.
If the uninstall application for Windows 98/ME “hangs” and will not continue,
press Ctrl + Alt + Delete keys at the same time to bring up the task manager. If
the item “Rundll” says “ Not Responding” select this item and click “End Task”.
After doing this, the uninstall process should complete.
The Bluetooth® Technology device software has now been removed from your
computer.
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How to use the Belkin Bluetooth® Technology software
1 . If you have installed the device properly, a Bluetooth® Technology icon
will have appeared on your desktop.
2. Double click on the
icon “My Bluetooth places”
The following “My Bluetooth places” window will appear:
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How to use the Belkin Bluetooth® Technology software
3. Make sure your phone has Bluetooth® Technology capability and the
Bluetooth® Technology function on your phone is enabled and detectable.
4. Click on “View Devices in range” in the menu on the left.
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How to use the Belkin Bluetooth® Technology software
5. Once you can see your phone in the list,
right click on the icon of the Phone. A
menu will appear. Choose “Pair device”.
When pairing two devices with numeric
input buttons (example: mobile phone, PDA,
PC etc.), choose any pin code from 1-10
digits.The pin code must be the same on
both devices being paired.
When pairing a device without numeric
input buttons (example: headset, car kit),
please enter default pin code 0000. The
majority of devices will use pin code 0000,
however default pin code 1234 is also used
in isolated cases.
6. Enter ‘0000’ and press OK. In some rare
cases you have to enter ‘1234’.
The next window will appear;
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How to use the Belkin Bluetooth® Technology software
7. Your phone will then ask you to accept the connection, please enter the same pin
code in the phone.
8. Once you have entered the pin code on the phone and you accept, the icon of the
phone will appear with a red tick as in the image below.
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How to use the Belkin Bluetooth® Technology software
When the phone is paired, you can double-click on the icon of your phone to
see the profile service on your phone. You can now start using the Bluetooth®
Technology profiles.
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How to use the Belkin Bluetooth® Technology software
Dial Up:
If you want a Dial-up connection, double
click on Dial-up Networking and will ask you
for a user name, password and telephone
number to dial.
Obex File transfer:
Double-click on this service to see the files
on your phone. You can copy and paste files
from the PC to this folder or from this folder
to the PC by right-clicking on the file you
wish to copy and pasting into the desired
destination folder.
Using third party software
When using third party software, please
make sure to configure the software you are
using first. You will need to set PC Suite or
Active Sync to use the same com port as
that which the device is currently using.
How do I know what com port the device is
using?
1. Go to “My Bluetooth places”
2. Go to “View my Bluetooth Service”
3. When you see the “Bluetooth®
Technology serial port” right click
on it and select “Properties”
4. You will see which com port the
Bluetooth® Technology device is
currently using.
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Bluetooth® Technology USB Adapter
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