ACTiSYS ACT-IR210L Network Card User Manual

The Wireless Connectivity Expert
48511 Warm Springs Blvd., Suite 206, Fremont, CA 94539
Tel: (510) 490-8024 Fax: (510) 623-7268
Web: http://www.actisys.com, E-mail: irda-info@actisys.com
ACT-IR210L
IrDA Motherboard Adapter
User’s Manual
Feb. 14, 2006
Version 1.5.1
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IR210L IrDA Motherboard Adaptor
User’s Manual
FCC & VCCI Compliance Statement
This device 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.
WARNING-FCC Regulations state that any unauthorized changes or modifications to this
equipment not expressly approved by the manufacturer could void the user authority to
operate this equipment
NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for Class B
digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. 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:
-Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
-Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
-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/TV technician for helps.
This equipment is in the 2nd Class category (information equipment to be used in a
residential area there to) and conforms to the standards set by the Voluntary Control Council
For Interference by Data Processing Equipment and Electronic Office Machines aimed at
preventing radio interference in such residential area.
When used near a radio or TV receiver, it may become the cause of radio interference. Read
the instructions for correct handling.
NOTE: Must be used with shielded cable only.
FOR YOU RECORDS
For your assistance in reporting this product in case of loss or theft, please record the model
and serial number which are located on the bottom of the case. Please retain this
information.
Model Number
Serial Number
Date of Purchase
Place of Purchase
All indicated copyrights and trademarks in the following pages are copyrights and
trademarks of their
Respective corporations.
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TABLE OF CONTENT
REVISION HISTORY...................................................................................4
1)
INTRODUCTION ..........................................................................................5
2)
PARTS CHECK LIST ...................................................................................5
3)
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS........................................................................5
4)
BIOS SETUP...................................................................................................5
5)
WINDOWS 98/ME/2000/XP INSTALLATION GUIDE ...........................5
6)
WINDOWS 98 UNINSTALLATION GUIDE ............................................6
7)
WINDOWS ME UNINSTALLATION GUIDE ..........................................7
8)
WINDOWS 2000 UNISTALLATION GUIDE ...........................................8
9)
WINDOWS XP UNINSTALLATION GUIDE ...........................................9
10) TROUBLE SHOOTING..............................................................................11
11) SPECIFICATIONS ......................................................................................12
12) WARRANTY INFOMATION ....................................................................13
13) CONTACT INFORMATION .....................................................................14
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REVISION HISTORY
Revision History
Revision
Date
1.5.1
2/14/2006
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Reformat the document
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1)
IR210L IrDA Motherboard Adaptor
User’s Manual
INTRODUCTION
This document provides instructions to install the ACT IR210L IR Dongle along with Windows
98/ME/2000/XP device driver. It is assumed that the user is familiar with the basic operation of
Window 98/ME/2000/XP.
2)
PARTS CHECK LIST
When you unpack the package, the following items should be found.
1. ACT-IR210L Adapter
2. 5 pins Motherboard Connector
3. User’s Guide
4. 5 pins to 6 pins changer
3)
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
To use ACT-IR210L, your computer MUST meet the following requirements.
1. Window 98/ME/2000/XP.
2. Built in infrared I/O controller or super I/O chip on the motherboard with infrared connector
available and documented in the user’s manual.
4)
BIOS SETUP
You MUST setup BIOS FIRST. It assumed that your IR Dongle would be installed to serial Com
port 2 before install the device driver.
1. Choose PNP & PCI from
BIOS SETUP
PNP OS Installed: NO
Resource Controlled by: Manual
2. Choose Integrated Peripherals from BIOS SETUP
Onboard UART2 Serial Port 2 : 2F8H/IRQ3
Onboard IR function: SIR, HPSIR or IrDA or 3/16 baud
RXD,TXD Active: Hi,Lo
IR Transmission delay: Disable
IR FUNCTION DUPLEX: HALF
IR Use Pins: IR-RX2,TX2
5)
WINDOWS 98/ME/2000/XP INSTALLATION GUIDE
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Note: If you do not change your computer BIOS setting, STOP here and go to Chapter BIOS
SETUP.
Note: If your computer system has installed with other device on the same com port before, you
MUST uninstall the devices first. ACT-IR210L would NOT work with your system anymore if the
devices are uninstalled improperly because some drivers are still there and can cause conflicts
with ACT-IR210L driver.
Note: If your computer system has installed any IrDA device before, ACT-IR210L would NOT
work with your system. You HAVE to reinstall your Windows again.
If your motherboard has built-in infrared I/O controller or super I/O chip, Windows will
automatically install the driver if the IrDA is enabled in BIOS settings.
Plug the ACT-IR210L to the Din8 connector and it will work.
If your computer operates under Windows 98 O.S, you may need to insert Windows 98 CD to
your driver.
Following are the instructions to properly uninstall the ACT-IR210L under Windows 98, Me, 2000,
XP.
6)
WINDOWS 98 UNINSTALLATION GUIDE
1. Boot up your computer system.
2. Click Control Panel.
3. Double click System Icon.
4. Click Device Manager tab.
5. Highlight Infrared Communication Device, and then click Remove.
6. Click OK in the Confirm Device Removal box.
7. Highlight (Generic Infrared Serial
Port or Dongle), then click Remove.
8. Click OK in the Confirm Device
Removal.
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9. Click Yes to restart your computer.
7)
WINDOWS ME UNINSTALLATION GUIDE
1. Double click System icon on Control Panel
2. Go to Device Manager, highlight the
items in the Infrared devices, then click
Remove button.
3. Highlight the Infrared Communication
Device in the Infrared devices, then
click Remove button.
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4. Highlight (Generic Infrared Serial
Port or dongle), click Remove button.
Then Click OK button.
5. The device has been successfully uninstalled.
6. Close Device manager, restart your computer.
8)
WINDOWS 2000 UNISTALLATION GUIDE
1. Boot up your computer system.
2. Click Control Panel.
3. Double click System Icon.
4. Click Hardware tab, then click Device
Manager button.
5. Click Infrared devices, then highlight
Serial Cable using IrDA Protocol.
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6. Click Action and then Uninstall.
7. The device has been uninstalled, close Device manager, restart your computer.
9)
WINDOWS XP UNINSTALLATION GUIDE
1. Highlight My Computer, then right click.
2. Highlight Properties, then left click.
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3. Click Device Manager.
4. Highlight the Serial Cable using IrDA
Protocol under Infrared device, then
right click.
5. Click Uninstall.
6. Click OK, you have successfully uninstalled the device on your system.
7. Please close Device manager, restart your computer.
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TROUBLE SHOOTING
For help on general and miscellaneous problems you may be experiencing with your printing,
refer to the following pages for possible solutions. Look up your problem and try the solution as
following.
SYMPTOM
Can not establish link
(General)
PROBLEM
Solution
1. The two IR devices are 1. Properly align them again.
2. Move one device to a proper
not aligned properly.
distance.
2. Distance is too near or
3. Enable the device by IR monitor.
far.
3. The device is inactivated. 4. Refer to Uninstallation Guide to
remove the device, then reinstall
4. The device is not
again.
installed properly.
5. Correct BIOS setting.
5. BIOS setting is wrong
File Transfer between
IR-equipped PDA and
ACT-IR device-attached
host computer stops
before finishing up and
an error message
appears.
The infrared communication Check to find out the source of
is interfered. For example, interference and eliminate it before
something blocks out the trying again.
infrared beam or the burst If you were restoring data, simply
of string light source, etc. try again.
Software does not support If you were doing backup
the IrDA controller chip on something the PDA does not reset
its flags and keeps stopping at the
the motherboard.
Serial port is occupied and same position unless you press the
RESET button once. Be very
not available for IR
careful. DO NOT initialize (press
transmission.
ON key and RESET button at the
same time) your PDA. Otherwise
you may lose all your data.
Make proper model # selection in
the software as specified in your PC
system User’s manual.
Make sure to disconnect modem,
etc. from the serial port to make it
available for IR transmission.
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11) SPECIFICATIONS
Model
:
ACT-IR210L+
Carrier
:
Infrared radiation (peak wavelength: 850 to 1050nm)
Communication Distance:
From 0 cm to 250 cm.
For best results, from10 cm (3.95 in) to 150 cm (4 ft. 11.05 in)
IrDA-IR:
Baudrate
Parity Bit
Data
Stop Bit
Error Check
:
:
:
:
:
Connector
:
Power Source
:
Power Consumption :
Operating temperature:
Dimensions (Inches) :
Weight
:
Accessories
:
9.6,19.2,57.6,115.2K bps
None
8 bit
1 bit
CRC
5-pins connector to motherboard
Motherboard
0.30mW (11mA max.)
0oC to 40oC (32oF to 104oF)
2.0”L x 1.63”W x 0.62”H (51mm x 41mm x 16mm)
2.0 oz (54 gr.)
User Manual
Pin Assignments:
5-PIN CONNECTOR
Pin
1
2
3
4
5
Color
Red
Blue
Yellow
Black
Green
5 pins to 6 pins changer
Pin
P1
1
VCC
2
NC
3
IRRX
4
GND
5
IRTX
6
Symbol
VCC
NC
IRRX
GND
IRTX
I/O
O
I
O
Function
+5V Power Supply
Non Connected
IR Receive
Reference ground (0V) for all signals
IR Send
1
2
5
6
P2
NC
NC
GND
VCC
IRRX
IRTX
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12) WARRANTY
IR210L IrDA Motherboard Adaptor
User’s Manual
INFOMATION
ACTiSYS Corporation warrants to the first consumer purchaser, for a period of 1 year from
the date of purchase, that this wireless interface (The Product? Will be free from defective
workmanship and materials, and agrees that it will, at its option, either repair the defect or
replace the defective Product or part thereof at no charge to the purchaser for parts or for
labor.
This warranty does not apply to any appearance items of the Product, any consumable items
such as paper, ink ribbon, or batteries supplied with the Product, or to any equipment or any
hardware, software, firmware, or peripheral other than the Product. This warranty does not
apply to any Product the exterior of which has been damaged or defected, which has been
subjected to misuse, abnormal service or handling, or which has been altered or modified in
design, construction or interfacing. Tampering With Label Voids Warranty.
In order to enforce the rights under this limited warranty, the purchaser should mail, ship, or
carry the Product, together with proof of purchase, to ACTiSYS .
The limited warranty described above is in addition to whatever implied warranties may be
granted to purchasers by law. To the extent permitted by applicable law, ALL IMPLIED
WARRANTIES INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANT ABILITY AND FITNESS
FOR USE ARE LIMITED TO A PERIOD OF 1 YEAR FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE.
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above
limitation may not apply to you.
Neither the sales personnel of the seller nor any other person is authorized to make any
warranties other than those described above, or to extend the duration of any warranties
beyond the time period described above on behalf of ACTiSYS Corporation.
The warranties described above shall be the sole and exclusive remedy available to the
purchaser. Correction of defects, in the manner and for the period of time described above,
shall constitute full satisfaction of all claims, whether based on contract, negligence, strict
liability or otherwise. In no event shall ACTiSYS Corporation be liable or in any way
responsible, for any damages or defects in the Product which were caused by repairs or
attempted repairs performed by anyone other than ACTiSYS technician. Nor shall
ACTiSYS Corporation be liable or in any way responsible for any incidental or consequential
economic or property damage. Some states do not allow the exclusion of incidental or
consequential damages, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.
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13) CONTACT
IR210L IrDA Motherboard Adaptor
User’s Manual
INFORMATION
ACTiSYS Corporation.
48511 Warm Springs Blvd, Suite 206
Fremont, CA 94539, USA
TEL: +1-510 490-8024, FAX: +1-510 623-7268
E-Mail: irda-support@actisys.com
Web: www.actisys.com
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