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iGPS-BT II User Manual
FCC Notices
This device complies with Part 15(b and c) of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to
the following conditions:
This device may not cause harmful interference.
This device must accept any interference received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
CAUTION: Change or modification not expressly approved by the party responsible
for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment.
Class B
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 manufacturer’s
instruction manual, may cause interference with 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, you are encouraged to try to
correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and the receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which
the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/television technician for help.
CE Notices
This device has been tested and found to comply with CE marking according to the
R&TTE Directive, 99/5/EEC. The test standards are listed below:
Radio Spectrum
EN60950: 1992+A1+A2+A3+A4+A11
EN301 489-17 V 1.1.1: 09-2000
EN301 489-1 V 1.3.1: 09-2001
EN300 328-1 V 1.3.1: 12-2001
EN300 328-2 V 1.2.1: 12-2001
iGPS-500 Receiver and Bluetooth Dock
DC Jack
for charging
Battery charging
(Orange/Green LED)
Bluetooth Status
(Internal Blue LED)
DC Jack
Plug either the Car charger or 5V AC adapter for your PDA into the DC
Jack to charge the battery.
Refer to III. Battery charging instructions.
iGPS-BT II will need to be charged for approximately 3 hours before
initial use.
On/Off Switch
Turns the iGPS-BT II on or off. Blue LED’s will light up when powered.
Bluetooth Status Indicator (Internal Blue LED)
Blinking: Searching for Bluetooth signal.
Steady: Bluetooth communication established, ready to use.
Battery charging Indicator (Orange/Green LED)
Orange: Battery is being charged.
Green: Battery is fully charged.
II. iGPS-BT II Setup (see walkthrough guides at the end of this section)
1. The iGPS-BT II will need to be charged for two to three hours before initial
2. Turn on the iGPS-BT II. The status indicator will blink as it searches for a
Bluetooth connection.
3. Launch the Bluetooth configuration software on your mobile device. (This
should be provided by the manufacturer of your Bluetooth device)
4. Have the Bluetooth configuration software search for any Bluetooth
devices present. It should detect the iGPS-BT II and list it as an available
device (a “Pharos BT GPS II” icon should be displayed).
5. Select the “Pharos BT GPS II” device. Depending on your Bluetooth
software, this should bring up a screen that will ask for a PIN Code or
Security PIN. Enter the following PIN code:
PIN Code: 12345678
(Please memorize this code for future use)
6. After the PIN number is entered, a connection between your mobile device
and the iGPS-BT II should be established. The blue LED on the iGPS-BT
II dock will change from blinking to a steady glow.
7. Once a connection is established, check the properties of the iGPS-BT II
in the Bluetooth configuration software and make a note as to which
number COM port is assigned to it. The navigation software that will be
used will require this COM port number. Or check the COM port setting
for your Pocket PC in the Quick Start Guide.
For more information regarding the iGPS-BT II setup, please visit our
Support Æ Product Support Æ Bluetooth Setup page at
Hints & Tips
GPS receiver must have a direct view to the sky. GPS receiver does
not work well indoors.
If possible, make sure the GPS is stationary when getting the initial
satellite position lock. Allow 1-2 minutes at initial start-up for the GPS
receiver to acquire a satellite lock for tracking.
Make sure that the communication (COM) port is configured correctly
in the navigation software being used to ensure proper functioning of
the GPS system.
Walkthrough Guides
1. iGPS-BT II Setup for Pocket PCs with built-in Bluetooth Technology
running the Windows Mobile Pocket PC OS (the following screen shots
show the device as “Pharos iGPS-BT”, it may be shown as “Pharos BT
GPS II” on your Pocket PC.)
Steps 1 – 10: How to Pair the iGPS-BT II with your Pocket PC’s Bluetooth Manager
Steps 11 – 15: Establishing a Bluetooth Connection using Ostia
1. Make sure that the iGPS-BT II is turned
on (the blue light will be flashing). Tap the
Bluetooth icon in the lower right-hand
corner and select “Bluetooth Manager”
2. To create a shortcut, tap on “New”,
“Connect” (For some devices, you may
not need to select “Connect” before
proceeding to the next step)
3. Select “Explore a Bluetooth device”,
and tap on “Next”
4. To create the connection to the Pharos
iGPS-BT II, select: “Tap here to choose
a device”
5. Provided that your iGPS-BT II is turned
on and fully charged, it will be discovered.
Tap on the “Pharos iGPS-BT” icon to
select it
6. Enter the Passkey: 12345678, and
select “OK” in the upper right-hand
7. Select “GPS RFcom” so that it
becomes highlighted, and tap on “Next”
8. The shortcut has been created. Tap
on “Finish”
9.Tap and hold on the “Pharos iGPSBT: GPS RFcom” icon, select
“Connect” from the Menu that appears
10. Once the GPS has a connection, the
icon will change to Green. You will also
notice that the Blue light on the GPS itself
is now a solid, steady Blue.
11. Open Pharos Ostia on your Pocket
PC, click through the Warning screens,
and tap on “Tools”, “Options”…
12. …”Select Comm”. To select the
appropriate COM Port for your Pocket PC
(with built-in Bluetooth Technology), refer
to the list here:
iPAQ 22XX/51XX/54XX/55XX – COM8
iPAQ 41XX/43XX – COM6
iPAQ 194X – COM5
Dell Axim X3i/X30 – COM7
Toshiba e80X – COM6
ASUS A620BT/A716 – COM6
13. Now that the COM Port is setup, you
can Enable the GPS by tapping on the
RED Smiley face
14. Select “YES” to Enable the GPS
Bluetooth setup for Windows Mobile 5.0 OS
2. iGPS-BT II Setup for Pocket PCs with built-in Bluetooth Technology
running the Windows Mobile 5.0 OS (the following screen shots show the
device as “Pharos iGPS-BT”, it might be shown as “Pharos BT GPS II”
on your Pocket PC.)
2. Click the small Bluetooth icon the bottom
right-hand side of the screen.
3. Make sure the box for “Turn on Bluetooth” is
4. Then click on the “Devices” tab on the
bottom of the screen. Then click on “New
5. When the device finishes searching, you
should see “?Pharos iGPS-BT” in the box.
Select it and tap Next.
6. Enter the passkey: 12345678
7. Put a check mark in the box next to “serial
port” and tap Finish
8. Next select the “COM Ports” tab at the
bottom of the screen. Then select “New
Outgoing Port”
9. Select the “Pharos iGPS-BT” and tap, Next.
10. Select Com 7, and make sure that there is
a check in the “Secure Connection” box and
tap Finish.
11. Close down the Bluetooth Settings screen
and start the Pharos Ostia navigation program.
Start > Programs > Ostia
If starting Ostia for the first time, you will be
asked for the registration code which can be
found printed inside the case the CDs came in.
12. When Ostia is opened, tap Go > Menu >
Options > Select Comm Port > Change >
Com7 > OK > Done
13. Tap on the Red Smiley Face at the bottom
of the screen and tap Yes when asked if you
want to power on the GPS.
14. The Smiley Face should go from Red to
Yellow when searching for satellites and finally
to Green when a GPS lock for navigation has
been established.
For Bluetooth setup on other devices, please visit: for
walkthrough guides under the Support section.
Battery charging instructions
The Pharos Bluetooth Dock (BT Dock II) for the GPS receiver includes a
rechargeable and replaceable Li-Ion battery. A car charger is included for
you to charge the battery in the car (shown in fig. A). You can also charge
the battery via your notebook computer by the USB charging cable (shown in
fig. B). Any AC adapter for your Pocket PC with 4.0/1.7mm DC plug can be
used to charge the battery at home (shown in fig. C).
Fig. A
Fig. B
Fig. C
Battery Precautions (w: WARNING!)
Reverse charging is not acceptable.
Charge before use. The cells/batteries are delivered in an
uncharged state.
Do not charge/discharge with more than our specified current
Do not short circuit the cell/battery, permanent damage to the
cell/battery may result.
Do not incinerate or mutilate the cell/battery.
Do not solder directly to the cell/battery.
The life expectancy may be reduced if the cell/battery is subjected
to adverse conditions like: extreme temperature, deep cycling,
excessive overcharge, or over-discharge.
Store the cell/battery uncharged in a cool dry place. Always
discharge batteries before bulk storage or shipment.
Note: Please follow the instructions whenever you use or dispose of your
battery pack.
Use provided charger only.
Do not incinerate the battery.
Do not disassemble or modify the battery.
Do not allow metal objects to contact or short circuit the battery
Avoid exposure to excessive heat (> 60oC or 140oF), moist, or
caustic environments.
Stop using the battery whenever there are unusual conditions (for
example: deformed, discolor, peculiar smell, leakage, etc.)
Must be recycled or disposed of according to the local waste
disposal agency.
iGPS-BT II GPS Receiver Specifications
Acquisition time
Position update
Electrical Power
Battery charger
Operation time
Data rate
NMEA message
Trickle power
Bluetooth spec
Operation temperature
Integrated patch antenna
L1, 1575.42 MHz
-159 dBm
12 Channel all-in-view tracking
Cold Start: 35 sec (open sky)
Hot Start: 1 sec (open sky)
0.1 sec
1 Hz
Position: Autonomous < 10 meters, SBAS < 5m
Velocity: 0.1 meter/second
Time: 1 microsecond synchronized to GPS time
Datum: WGS-84
1100mAh Li-Ion rechargeable/replaceable battery
Car charger included, AC charger optional
Constant-current charging circuit incorporated in the
>11 hours continuous use with full charge
>15 hours in trickle power mode
Communicate with Host Platform via
Bluetooth(Class2) Serial Profile
NMEA-0183 (V3.1) standard
4800 bps
Frequency band: 2400-2483.5 MHz
Data rate: up to 721 Kbps
Security: data encryption up to 128-bits
Typical range: up to 32 feet (10 meters)
72 mm x 47 mm x 21 mm
60 grams
-20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Altitude < 20 km
Velocity < 900 km/h
Acceleration < 3g
Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
Position fixing may not be available when this receiver is used near highvoltage wire, electronics equipment that generates electrical noise, or
mobile phones in operation at 1.5 GHz. The noise from PDA or PC may
deteriorate the GPS receiver performance.
Note that some glass material containing metal, such as UV resistant
windows may screen out signals from GPS satellites.
GPS satellites are under the control of the U.S. Department of Defense.
Therefore, services provided for general consumers are subject to change
without prior notice. Pharos is not liable for losses caused by such
Do not touch the connectors of the Bluetooth Dock with fingers or insert
foreign substances; otherwise, a failure may be caused.
Do not expose the receiver to direct sunlight for a long period of time; near
heating equipment; a place that can become hot, or high levels of
Do not expose or submerse the device to moisture, liquids, or harsh
environments to avoid damaging it..
Dropping the receiver, heavy impact, or excess vibration may cause
damage or malfunction.
Use a soft cloth to wipe dirt off this receiver. If dirt is severe, dampen a
soft cloth with diluted neutral detergent, securely wring it out, and wipe off
the dirt. Do not use a spray-type detergent; highly volatile solvent, such
thinner and benzene; or a chemical cloth. Otherwise, deformation or
discoloration may be caused.
Package contents
Bluetooth Pharos GPS NavigatorTM
Ostia software and street level maps
iGPS-500 receiver
iGPS-BT II Dock with Li-Ion battery
Car charger
Vent mounted PDA Holder
Bluetooth iGPS Receiver
iGPS-500 receiver
iGPS-BT II Dock with Li-Ion battery
Car charger
Note: Contents may vary - see the box or contents list.
New products may not be listed here.
VIII. Troubleshooting
For any troubleshooting assistance, please check the Frequently Asked
Questions section at
The iGPS-BT II Receiver is warranted by Pharos to the original purchaser to be free
from defects in material workmanship under normal use for a period of one year from
the date of purchase (three months for the battery). During the warranty period, and
upon proof of purchase, the product will be repaired or replaced (with the same or a
similar model) at Pharos' option without charge for parts or labor. This warranty will
not apply if the product has been misused, abused, or altered.
To obtain warranty service, you must take or send the product, postage paid, with a
copy of your sales receipt or other proof of purchase and the date of purchase to
Pharos at 411 Amapola Avenue, Torrance, CA 90501, USA. Prior approval and
RMA number must be included for your warranty return to be accepted.
Return Policy
• Our goal is for every customer to be satisfied with each purchase, and we will
make every effort to resolve any issues you may have.
• All non-defective returns must be shipped with the original packaging with all
original components within the first 30 days from purchase. There is a 15%
restocking fee on all non-defective returns. Shipping charges are not refundable.
The customer is responsible for returning items to Pharos at their own expense.
Any return(s) that were not purchased directly from Pharos, please contact the
reseller where it was purchased from.
• All defective returns for either repair or replacement will be processed and returned
to the customer within 3 business days of receipt. For items beyond the 1year
warranty, a repair charge of $35 to $50 or a replacement charge of $95 to $150 will
be due. For items sent to us after 90 days from purchase, an $8.50 shipping and
handling fee will be due upon completion of repair or replacement.
Every return, defective or not, MUST have prior written approval from Pharos. The
RMA number MUST be marked on the outside of the package otherwise it will be
rejected. The RMA form must also be included in the box with the customer's
information and reason for return. Proof of purchase must also be attached.
411 Amapola Avenue
Torrance, CA 90501
500-1010-01 rev. A
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