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ACT-IR4002US
IrReadyTM FIR USB Adapter
User’s Manual
April 21, 2010
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Warning! Please Install Driver BEFORE you plug in the
Dongle to USB port, for MAC & all Windows OS;
EXCEPT Windows Vista and Windows 7, which should First
Plug the dongle beforehand.
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FCC 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
nor 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 help.
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 below the model
number and serial, 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
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
REVISION HISTORY................................................................................................................................................ 4
1
INTRODUCTION ....................................................................................................................................................... 5
2
PACKAGING CHECK LIST .................................................................................................................................... 5
3
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS..................................................................................................................................... 5
4
BIOS SETUP ............................................................................................................................................................... 5
5
DRIVER INSTALLATION FOR WINDOWS XP/2000/ME/98SE ........................................................................ 6
6
DRIVER INSTALLATION FOR WINDOWS 7 / VISTA (32&64BIT)............................................................... 12
7
DRIVER INSTALLATION FOR MAC OS INTEL BASED PC.......................................................................... 14
8
CHECK DRIVER INSTALLATION IN WINDOWS 7/VISTA/XP/2000/ME .................................................... 17
9
CHECK DRIVER INSTALLATION IN WINDOWS 98SE ................................................................................. 18
10
CHECK DRIVER INSTALLATION IN MAC OS ................................................................................................ 19
11
DRIVER UN-INSTALLATION FOR WINDOWS XP/2000/ME/98SE ............................................................... 20
12
DRIVER UN-INSTALLATION FOR WINDOWS 7 / VISTA (32&64BIT)........................................................ 22
13
DRIVER UN-INSTALLATION IN MAC OS ........................................................................................................ 24
14
TROUBLE SHOOTING........................................................................................................................................... 26
15
SPECIFICATION ..................................................................................................................................................... 27
16
PRECAUTIONS........................................................................................................................................................ 28
17
WARRANTY INFORMATION .............................................................................................................................. 29
18
CONTACT INFORMATION .................................................................................................................................. 30
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REVISION HISTORY
Revision History
Revision
1.0
Date
Comment
04/21/2010 Initial released
ACTiSYS reserves the right to make changes without further notice to any products herein to improve reliability,
function or design. ACTiSYS does not assume any liability arising out of the application or use of any product or
circuit described herein.
All trademarks, logos, organizations or company names and product model names are the properties of the
respective organizations or companies.
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1 INTRODUCTION
ACT-IR4002US is an advanced wireless Fast Infrared USB adapter designed to replace the serial port or
FIR controller based FIR/SIR wireless peripheral through the USB port. Taking advantage of the true
plug-and-play nature and high bandwidth of USB, ACT-IR4002US offers the easiest conversion of
existing wireless to the legacy-free PC platform with the following features:
z
Supports Win 98SE/ME/XP (32 & 64 bit)/ Vista (32 & 64 bit)/Windows 7(32 & 64 bit), Win CE 4.2 &
5.0 (USB host), Mac 10.x (both Intel & Power PC based) and Linux.
z
WHQL certified.
z
Fully compliant to USB specification 1.1 and IrDA specification 1.4
z
Full-speed (12 Mbps) USB device operation
z
Supports FIR (4Mbps), MIR (1.152 Mbps) and all SIR speeds (9.6, 19.2, 38.4, 57.6 and 115.2 kbps).
z
Bus-powered device. Obtain power from USB port. No external power supply required.
z
Low power consumption in standby mode (Standby current 20 mA).
z
Not occupy PC's COM or Parallel port and has no complicated hardware port and resource setting
and conflict, such as IO address / IRQ / DMA numbers.
z
Package size: 1.85"L x 0.7"W x 0.35"H, 2.08 oz (60 gr).
2 PACKAGING CHECK LIST
The package includes:
1. ACT-IR4002US USB Dongle
2. USB Cable
3. Installation CD for Driver and User’s manual.
3 SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
1. Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista/Windows 7, Win CE 4.2 & 5.0 (USB host), Mac 10.x (both Intel &
Power PC based) and Linux
2. One unoccupied USB port.
4 BIOS SETUP
Before you use this device, You MUST enable your computer USB port in BIOS Settings.
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5 DRIVER INSTALLATION FOR WINDOWS XP/2000/ME/98SE
Warning! Please install driver BEFORE you plug in ACT-IR4002US to PC USB port.
1. Insert the installation CD,
Windows will auto run
“setup.exe” file and ask
you to choose setup
language. Please select
one to continue.
2. It will then pop up a
Welcome window. Click
“Next>” to continue.
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3. The Installer will install
ACT-IR4002US in the
Destination Folder. To
install to a different folder,
click “Change...”.
Otherwise click “Next>” to
continue.
4. It will then display the
“Current Settings” as right
figure. Click “Install” to
continue.
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5. If your OS is Windows XP,
this setup.exe file will pop
up the right figure to alert.
Just click “Continue
Anyway” to go on. But you
will not see this alert
window if you run under
Windows 98SE/ME/2000.
6. The InstallShield Wizard
will then show
“Completed”. Click
“Finish” to exit the
Wizard.
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7. Now plug the dongle
ACT-IR4002US. A
“Found New Hardware
Wizard” will pop up as
right figure. Choose “No,
not this time” and click
“Next>” to continue.
8. Choose “Install the
software automatically
[Recommended]” and
click “Next>” to
continue.
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9. It will then search the
USB-Infrared Adapter.
10.
If your OS is
Windows XP, this will
pop up the right window
to alert. Just click
“Continue Anyway” to
go on. But you will not
see this alert window if
you run under Windows
98SE/ME/2000.
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It will then install
the driver as right
window.
12.
This completes
the driver installation.
Click “Finish” to close
the window.
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6 DRIVER INSTALLATION FOR WINDOWS 7 / VISTA (32&64BIT)
IMPORTANT: Please Plug in ACT-IR4002US to USB port First for Windows 7 or Vista Driver
installation!
(For Windows 7, please just Plug and Play! Windows will find their Native drivers for you. Yet CD still
provides drivers for you in case Windows fails to find the proper native driver).
This is totally different procedure from that for Windows XP and Windows 2000.
1. The OS comes up
with a “Found New
Hardware Wizard”
which guides you
through the
installation
procedure. Click
option “Locate and
install driver
software” as shown
right.
2. Select the option
“Browse my
computer for driver
software” as shown in
the right screen shot.
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3. Browse for driver
software on your
computer using the
option “Browse” and
click “Next” to
proceed further.
Note: Select the
appropriate driver from
CD (e.g. for Windows 7
64bit select the Windows
7 64bit driver)
4. Click on “Close” to
finish the driver
installation.
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7 DRIVER INSTALLATION FOR MAC OS INTEL BASED PC
IMPORTANT: Please install driver BEFORE you plug in ACT-IR4002US to PC USB port.
1. Insert the installation CD,
Double click the package
file
MCS7780DriverDisk.pkg
for installing the driver.
Or go to Applications and
double click the installer
and browse for the
MCS7780DriverDisk.pkg.
2. An Installer Wizard will
popup. Click Continue to
start the installation.
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3. Select the Destination
volume for the software
to install. Click
“Continue” to start the
installation.
4. Click “install” to proceed
further.
5. A message window pops
up informing that the
system requires you to
restart the system after
the installation. Press
“Continue Installation”.
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6. Click “Restart” to finish
installing the driver.
This completes the Installation of the driver.
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8 CHECK DRIVER INSTALLATION IN WINDOWS 7/VISTA/XP/2000/ME
From Device Manager, you can see “USB-Infrared Adapter” under “Infrared devices. This confirms
correct detection of ACT-IR4002US.
Device Manager under Windows 2000
Device Manager under Windows 7/Vista/XP
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9 CHECK DRIVER INSTALLATION IN WINDOWS 98SE
From Device Manager, you can see “Infrared Communication Device” under “Infrared devices”.
This confirms correct detection of ACT-IR4002US.
Device Manager under Windows 98SE
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10 CHECK DRIVER INSTALLATION IN MAC OS
The driver installation can be confirmed by typing “kextstat" in the terminal window.
On successful installation, "com.mosChip.driver.moschipIrDA" can be seen in the loaded driver.
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11 DRIVER UN-INSTALLATION FOR WINDOWS XP/2000/ME/98SE
Important: Please keep ACT-IR4002US plugging into the computer until prompted to remove it.
1. Open the Control Panel
and select Add or
Remove Programs.
2. Select “USB Ir
Adapter“ from the list.
Click Remove button to
begin the uninstallation
process.
3. To continue, click the
Yes button to uninstall
ACT-IR4002US Adapter.
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4. To complete the removal
process, click the Finish
button. Unplug
ACT-IR4002US from
your USB port.
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12 DRIVER UN-INSTALLATION FOR WINDOWS 7 / VISTA (32&64BIT)
1. From Device Manager,
select “USB-Infrared
Adapter” under
“Infrared devices.
2. Right click the mouse to
show the quick Menu.
Select “Uninstall”.
3. Click “OK” to “Confirm
Device Uninstall”.
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4. You will see the
un-installation under
process. This will
complete the
un-installation afterward.
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13 DRIVER UN-INSTALLATION IN MAC OS
1. To un-install the driver, “moschipIrDA.kext”, “MCS7780DriverDsk” files must be deleted from the
following location.
2. Finder Current Partition System Library ---> Extensions moschipIrDA.kext (Delete the file /
Move to Trash) Finder Current Partition Library ---> Receipts MCS7780DriverDsk.pkg (Delete
the file / Move to Trash)
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3. Reboot the system to complete the un-installation procedure.
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14 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.
Symptom
Problem
Solution
Can not establish link
(General)
1. The two IR devices are 1.
not aligned properly.
2. Distance is too near or 2.
far.
3. Device is inactivated
3.
4. BIOS setting incorrect
5. Installation is not correct. 4.
Properly align them
again
Move one device to a
proper distance.
Enable the device by IR
monitor.
Correct the BIOS
Setting.
5. Refer to un-installation
guide to remove the
device, then install
again.
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 is
interfered. For example,
something blocks out the
infrared beam or the burst
of string light source, etc.
The device work well
Improper unplug and plug
before. But after I unplug it procedure
then plug, it does not work
again.
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Check to find out the
source of interference and
eliminate it before trying
again.
Before you unplug it, you
should disable the device.
And enable the device after
you plug it into your
computer
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15 SPECIFICATION
•
•
•
Product Name: ACT-IR4002US FIR-USB Adapter
Compatibility: Fully compliant to USB specification 1.1 and IrDA specification 1.4
Communication speed and Distance:
SIR (9.6, 19.2, 38.4, 57.6, 115.2 kbps): 1-158 cm;
MIR 1.152 Mbps : 1-158 cm
FIR (4 Mbps): 1-100 cm;
•
•
Connection: Standard USB connector with 4-ft USB cable --- Attention needed.
Power Source:
Obtain power from USB port. No external power supply required.
•
Electrical Specification:
Parameter
MIN.
TYPICAL
MAX.
Units
4.75
5.0
5.25
V
Stand By (Plug-In Non Active)
20
20
20
mA
Active (Receiving)
21
23
24
mA
Active (Transmitting)
75
82
86
mA
USB supply voltage
•
Dimension:
47mm(L) X 17.78mm(W) X 8.89mm(H), 1.85"(L) X 0.7"(W) X 0.35"(H)
•
Weight:
2.08 oz (60 g)
•
•
Operating Temperature: 0° C TO 60° C
Storage Temperature: -20° C TO 85° C
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16 PRECAUTIONS
To ensure trouble-free operation, please observe the following precautions:
Optical communications are easily affected by external light sources, weak batteries,
transfer distance, transfer angle, etc. Any of these conditions may cause a data transfer
failure, incomplete, missing or incorrect data. Make sure that the wireless interface is
away from direct sunlight and other strong light source.
z Do not terminate arbitrarily during file transfer process between DUT and computers
until finished. Otherwise DUT internal data integrity may be damaged, which is due
to the violation of DUT’s.
z Do not expose the unit to moisture, as this will damage the internal circuitry.
z Do not expose the unit to extreme temperatures. It should not be placed in direct sunlight
or in a closed vehicle, neither should it be placed near heaters nor other heat sources.
z Do not store the unit in a humid or dusty place.
z Use a soft, dry cloth to clean the unit. Do not use a wet cloth or any solvent.
z Do not drop the unit or handle the unit carelessly.
CAUTION:
z
Never touch the pins of computer connection terminal. An Electro Static Discharge can damage the internal
circuits. If this device requires any servicing, use only an ACTiSYS service dealer, an ACTiSYS approved
service facility, or an ACTiSYS repair service.
z
When exchanging data with host computer, be sure the appropriate serial communication port is available
and is not in conflict with other peripheral device or software.
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17 WARRANTY INFORMATION
ACTiSYS Corporation warrants the first end-user 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 INCLUDE THE
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANT ABILITY AND FITNESS FOR USER 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, nor 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 repair 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.
FOR YOU RECORDS
For your assistance in reporting this product in case of loss or theft, please record below the model
number and serial, which are located on the bottom of the case. Please retain this information.
Date of Purchase:
Model Number:
Serial Number:
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18 CONTACT INFORMATION
ACTiSYS Corporation
921 Corporate Way,
Fremont, CA 94539, USA
TEL:+1-510-490-8024, FAX:+1-510-623-7268
E-Mail: [email protected]
Web: http://www.actisys.com
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