Blackberry BOLD 9000 - SMARTPHONE FOR JAPAN - SAFETY AND Specifications

Blackberry BOLD 9000 - SMARTPHONE FOR JAPAN - SAFETY AND Specifications
Safety and Product Information
BlackBerry Bold 9000 Smartphone
MAT-22308-001 Rev. 002 | PRINTSPEC-021
SWDT59851-452236-1124090656-001 | RBT7xUW
Contents
Safety and product information.........................................................................................................................3
Safety tips.......................................................................................................................................................................3
Safety information........................................................................................................................................................5
Compliance information.............................................................................................................................................16
Product information...................................................................................................................................................26
Legal notice..........................................................................................................................................................29
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Safety and product information
Safety tips
Tip
Description
Read the compliance information and the guidelines for the safe use of your
BlackBerry® device found in this guide.
Use only approved accessories with your device.
Maintain the prescribed distance between your device and your body.
Do not rely on your device for emergency communications.
Your device contains small parts that might be a choking hazard.
Keep your device away from medical devices.
Do not put your device in contact with liquids.
Do not put your device in contact with magnets.
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Tip
Description
Your device might produce loud sounds.
Your device might produce bright and or flashing lights.
Do not use your device while driving.
Do not use your device while refueling.
Do not use or store your device in extreme temperatures.
Do not dispose of your device in a fire.
Do not disassemble your device.
Turn off your device in aircrafts.
Turn off your device in explosive environments.
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Safety information
Please read these safety and operation instructions before using the BlackBerry® device or any
accessories provided with the device. Retain these instructions for future use.
In some countries there may be restrictions on using Bluetooth® enabled and wireless devices
with encryption software. Check with your local authorities.
Electrical safety
Charge the BlackBerry® device using only the USB cable HDW-06610-001, travel charger
ASY-08332-002 or ASY-07965-005, automotive charger ASY-06340-002 or ASY-09824-001,
BlackBerry® Power Station ASY-12733-007 or ASY-12733-008, BlackBerry® Extra Battery
Charger ASY-16223-001 or other charging accessory provided or specifically approved by
Research In Motion for use with this BlackBerry device. Any approval from RIM under this
document must be in writing and must be from a person authorized to provide such approval.
Use of any other accessory might invalidate any warranty provided with the BlackBerry device
and might be dangerous.
Use the charging accessories provided with the BlackBerry device or any other RIM approved
charging accessories only from the type of power source indicated on the marking label. Before
using any power supply, verify that the mains voltage is in accordance with the voltage printed
on the power supply.
Do not overload power outlets, extension cords, or convenience receptacles as this might result
in a risk of fire or electric shock. To reduce the risk of damage to the cord or the plug, pull the
plug rather than the cord when you disconnect the charging accessory from the power outlet
or convenience receptacle.
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Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where the power cord connects to the BlackBerry device. Unplug
charging accessories during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.
Do not use charging accessories outside or in any area exposed to the elements.
For more information about inserting the lithium-polymer battery and connecting the power
supply, see the documentation that came with the BlackBerry device.
Battery safety and disposal
The BlackBerry® device contains a removable lithium-polymer battery. Do not dispose of either
the BlackBerry device or the lithium-polymer battery in a fire. Dispose of the lithium-polymer
battery in accordance with the laws and regulations in your area governing disposal of such cell
types.
The lithium-polymer battery might present a fire or chemical burn hazard if mistreated. Do not
disassemble, crush, or puncture the lithium-polymer battery. Do not heat the lithium-polymer
battery above 140°F (60°C). Do not allow metal objects to contact the battery terminals.
Use only the lithium-polymer battery that Research In Motion specifies for use with your
particular BlackBerry device model. RIM specifies lithium-polymer batteries for use in
BlackBerry devices in compliance with IEEE® Std 1725™-200x. Using any other lithium-polymer
battery might invalidate any warranty provided with the BlackBerry device and might present
a risk of fire or explosion.
Battery usage by children should be supervised.
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When this icon appears on your BlackBerry device, the lithium-polymer
battery is not inserted or an invalid lithium-polymer battery is inserted.
If you have inserted an invalid lithium-polymer battery, remove it
immediately and insert the lithium-polymer battery that RIM specifies
for use with your particular BlackBerry device model. If you have
inserted the lithium-polymer battery that is specified for use with your
particular BlackBerry device model, remove and reinsert the lithiumpolymer battery. Verify that the battery connectors align with the
connectors on your BlackBerry device.
Device disposal
The BlackBerry® device should not be placed in household waste bins.
Please check local regulations for information about the disposal of
electronic products in your area.
Safe use guidelines
• Do not place heavy objects on the BlackBerry® device.
• Do not attempt to modify or service the BlackBerry device.
• Do not attempt to cover or push objects into openings on the BlackBerry device unless
instructed to do so in the device documentation supplied by Research In Motion.
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Driving safety
Check the laws and regulations regarding the use of wireless devices in the areas where you
drive. Always obey them. Also, if using the BlackBerry® device in your car, please use the
following minimum guidelines:
• Give your full attention to driving; driving safely is your first responsibility.
• Pull off the road and park before using your BlackBerry device in any way.
Research In Motion (RIM) recommends that you do not use the BlackBerry device while driving.
Instead, consider having a passenger in the vehicle use the BlackBerry device for you, or find a
safe location to stop your vehicle prior to using the device.
Store the BlackBerry device safely before driving your vehicle. Do not use any charging accessory
as a means of storing the BlackBerry device while you are in a vehicle. If your vehicle is equipped
with an air bag, do not place the BlackBerry device or other objects above the air bag, or in the
air bag deployment area. If in-vehicle wireless equipment is improperly stored or installed, and
the air bag inflates, serious injury could result.
Radio frequency (RF) signals might affect improperly installed or inadequately shielded
electronic systems in motor vehicles. Check with the manufacturer or its representative
regarding your vehicle. If any equipment has been added to your vehicle, you should also consult
the manufacturer of that equipment for information on RF signals.
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Accessories
Use only those accessories approved by Research In Motion (RIM). Using any accessories not
approved by RIM for use with this particular BlackBerry® device model might invalidate any
approval or warranty applicable to the device, might result in the non-operation of the device,
and might be dangerous.
Antenna care
Use only the supplied integrated antenna. Unauthorized antenna modifications or attachments
could damage the BlackBerry® device and might violate U.S. Federal Communications
Commission (FCC) regulations.
Operating and storage temperatures
Situate the BlackBerry® device or device accessories away from heat sources, such as radiators,
heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
If you are not going to use the BlackBerry device for more than two weeks, turn off the device
power, remove the battery, and follow the operating and storage temperatures listed in the
following table:
Device operating
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Device storage
50 to 86°F (10 to 30°C)
Travel charger operating
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
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Travel charger storage
-22 to 167°F (-30 to 75°C)
Interference with electronic equipment
Most modern electronic equipment is shielded from radio frequency (RF) signals. However,
certain electronic equipment might not be shielded against the RF signals from the
BlackBerry® device.
Pacemakers: Consult a physician or the manufacturer of your pacemaker if you have any
questions regarding the effect of RF signals on your pacemaker. If you have a pacemaker, verify
that you are using the BlackBerry device in accordance with the safety requirements associated
with your particular pacemaker, which might include the following requirements:
• Always keep the BlackBerry device more than 8.7 inches (22 cm) from the pacemaker
when the BlackBerry device is turned on.
• Do not carry the BlackBerry device in your breast pocket.
• When using the phone on the BlackBerry device, use the ear opposite the pacemaker for
making and receiving calls to minimize the potential interference.
• If you have any reason to suspect that interference is taking place, turn off all wireless
connections on the BlackBerry device immediately.
Hearing aids: Some digital wireless devices may interfere with some hearing aids. In the event
of such interference, consult your wireless service provider or contact the manufacturer of your
hearing aid to discuss alternatives.
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Other medical devices: If you use any other personal medical device, consult the manufacturer
of your device to determine if the device is adequately shielded from external RF energy. Your
physician may be able to assist you in obtaining this information.
Health care facilities: Turn off all wireless connections on the BlackBerry device in health care
facilities when any regulations posted in these areas instruct you to do so. Hospitals or health
care facilities may be using equipment that could be sensitive to external RF energy.
Aircraft: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Federal Communications Commission
(FCC) regulations prohibit using the radio of wireless devices while in the air. Turn off all wireless
connections on the BlackBerry device before boarding an aircraft. The effect of using the
BlackBerry device with wireless connections turned on in an aircraft is unknown. Such use might
affect aircraft instrumentation, communication, and performance, might disrupt the network,
might otherwise be dangerous to the operation of the aircraft, and might be illegal. With all
wireless connections on the BlackBerry device turned off, use only non-radio based device
applications in accordance with airline regulations for electronic devices.
Dangerous areas
The BlackBerry device is not an intrinsically safe device and is not suitable for use in hazardous
environments, where such devices are required, including without limitation, in presence of gas
fumes, explosive dust situations, operation of nuclear facilities, aircraft navigation or
communication services, air traffic control, and life support or weapons systems.
Potentially explosive atmospheres: Turn off all wireless connections on the BlackBerry device
when in any area with a potentially explosive atmosphere, and obey all signs and instructions.
Sparks in such areas could cause an explosion or fire resulting in bodily injury or even death.
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Areas with a potentially explosive atmosphere are often, but not always, clearly marked. They
include fueling areas such as gasoline or petrol stations; below deck on boats; fuel or chemical
transfer or storage facilities; vehicles using liquefied petroleum gas (such as propane or butane);
areas where the air contains chemicals or particles, such as grain, dust, or metal powders; and
any other area where you would normally be advised to turn off your vehicle engine.
Do not use the phone on the BlackBerry® device to report a gas leak in the vicinity of the leak.
Leave the area and, if the phone is available and active on the BlackBerry device, make the call
from a safe location.
Blasting areas: To avoid interfering with blasting operations, turn off all wireless connections
on the BlackBerry device when in a “blasting area” or in areas posted: “Turn off two-way radio”.
Obey all signs and instructions.
Service
Only qualified service personnel should perform repairs to the BlackBerry® device. Disconnect
the power supply cables from the computer or electrical outlet and refer the BlackBerry device
or charging accessory for service to qualified service personnel if any of the following situations
occur:
• the power supply cord, plug, or connector is damaged
• liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the BlackBerry device or charging
accessory
• the BlackBerry device or charging accessory has been exposed to rain or water
• the BlackBerry device or charging accessory becomes very hot to the touch
• the BlackBerry device or charging accessory has been dropped or damaged in any way
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• the BlackBerry device or charging accessory does not operate normally by following the
instructions in the user documentation
• the BlackBerry device or charging accessory exhibits a distinct change in performance
Do not attempt to disassemble the BlackBerry device or any charging accessory.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, adjust only those controls that are covered in the
user documentation for the BlackBerry device. An improper adjustment of other controls might
cause damage and will often require extensive work by a qualified technician to restore the
BlackBerry device, charging accessory, or any other accessory to normal operation.
Failure to observe all safety instructions contained in the user documentation for the BlackBerry
device will void the Limited Warranty and might lead to suspension or denial of services to the
offender, legal action, or both.
Additional safety guidelines
Speakerphone: The BlackBerry® device is equipped with a speakerphone that can generate
audio levels loud enough for phone call operation while holding the BlackBerry device at an
arm's length from your head. When using your BlackBerry device speakerphone, never hold the
BlackBerry device to your ear. Serious and permanent hearing damage could occur.
Camera: Certain jurisdictions might prohibit or restrict your use of certain features on the
BlackBerry device. If your BlackBerry device model has a camera, the following statements are
applicable to you:
When taking, processing, or using pictures, obey all laws, regulations, procedures, and policies,
including, without limitation, any copyright, personal privacy, trade secret, or security laws which
might govern or restrict you while using the BlackBerry device. Honor the personal rights of
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others. Copyright protections might prevent you from copying, modifying, transferring, or
forwarding some pictures, music (including ring tones), or other content. Do not aim the camera
directly at the sun or any other bright light. This action could cause serious damage to your eyes
or damage the BlackBerry device.
Camera flash LED aperture, LED notification light, and trackball lights: If your BlackBerry
device model has a camera, the camera flash LED aperture is located on the back of your
BlackBerry device, above the camera lens. The LED notification light is located on the front of
your BlackBerry device, in the top right corner. Exposure to flashing lights on the BlackBerry
device can cause epileptic seizures or blackouts and might be dangerous to you or others. In
the event that you experience, or your use of the BlackBerry device causes in others, any
disorientation, loss of awareness, twitching, convulsions, or any involuntary movements, stop
using the BlackBerry device immediately and consult a physician. If you are susceptible to
epileptic seizures or blackouts, consult your physician before using the BlackBerry device.
Caution: Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified
herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure.
Audio files: The BlackBerry device has the capability to play audio files. When listening to audio
files using headphones, permanent hearing loss might occur if headphones are used at a high
volume. Avoid increasing the volume of your headphones to block out noisy surroundings. If you
experience ringing in your ears or muffled speech, consult a physician to have your hearing
checked.
Liquids and foreign objects: Never push objects of any kind into the BlackBerry device or
device accessories through openings as this action might cause a short circuit, a fire, or electric
shock. Do not use the BlackBerry device or device accessories near water (for example, near a
bathtub or a sink, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool). Never spill liquid of any kind
on the BlackBerry device or device accessories.
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Stability: Do not place the BlackBerry device or device accessory on any unstable surface. It
could fall, thereby potentially causing serious injury to a person and serious damage to the
BlackBerry device or device accessory. Take care when using the BlackBerry device with any
charging accessories to route the power cord in a way that reduces the risk of injury to others,
such as by tripping or choking.
Cleaning: Do not use liquid, aerosol cleaners, or solvents on or near the BlackBerry device or
device accessory. Clean only with a soft dry cloth. Disconnect any cables from the computer
and unplug any charging accessories from the electrical outlet before cleaning either the
BlackBerry device or the charging accessory.
Repetitive strain: When using the BlackBerry device, take frequent breaks. If you experience
any discomfort in your neck, shoulders, arms, wrists, hands (including thumbs and fingers), or
other parts of the body when using the BlackBerry device, cease use immediately. If discomfort
persists, consult a physician.
Holster: The BlackBerry device might not come with a holster (body-worn accessory). If you
wear the BlackBerry device on your body, always put the BlackBerry device in a BlackBerry
device holster equipped with an integrated belt clip supplied or approved by Research In Motion.
If you do not use a holster equipped with an integrated belt clip supplied or approved by RIM
when you carry the BlackBerry device, keep the BlackBerry device at least 0.98 inches (25 mm)
from your body when the BlackBerry device is turned on and connected to a wireless network.
When using any data feature of the BlackBerry device, with or without a USB cable, hold the
BlackBerry device at least 0.98 inches (25 mm) from your body. Using accessories that are not
supplied or approved by RIM might cause your BlackBerry device to exceed radio frequency (RF)
exposure guidelines. For more information on radio frequency exposure, see the "Compliance
information" section of this document.
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Carrying solutions: Most BlackBerry carrying solutions for BlackBerry devices, for example
holsters, totes, and pouches, incorporate a magnet into the physical structure of the carrying
solution. Do not place items containing magnetic strip components such as debit cards, credit
cards, hotel key cards, phone cards, or similar items near BlackBerry carrying solutions which
incorporate a magnet into the physical structure of the carrying solution as the magnet might
damage or erase the data stored on the magnetic strip.
Compliance information
Exposure to radio frequency signals
The BlackBerry® device radio is a low power radio transmitter and receiver. When the BlackBerry
device radio is turned on, it receives and also sends out radio frequency (RF) signals. The
BlackBerry device is designed to comply with Federal Communications Commission (FCC),
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), and Industry Canada (IC) guidelines
respecting safety levels of RF exposure for wireless devices, which in turn are consistent with
the following safety standards previously set by Canadian, U.S., and international standards
bodies:
• ANSI/IEEE C95.1, 1999, American National Standards Institute/Institute of Electrical
and Electronics Engineers Standard for Safety Levels with Respect to Human Exposure
to Radio Frequency Electromagnetic Fields, 3 kHz to 300 GHz
• National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) Report 86, 1986,
Biological Effects and Exposure Criteria for Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields
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• Health Canada, Safety Code 6, 1999, Limits of Human Exposure to Radiofrequency
Electromagnetic Fields in the Frequency Range from 3 kHz to 300 GHz
• EN 50360, 2001, Product standard to demonstrate the compliance of mobile phones
with the basic restrictions related to human exposure to electromagnetic fields (300 MHz
to 3 GHz)
• International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP), 1998,
Guidelines for Limiting Exposure to Time-Varying Electric, Magnetic, and
Electromagnetic fields (up to 300 GHz)
• Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), 1999, Council Recommendation of 12 July
1999 on the limitation of exposure of the general public to electromagnetic fields (0 Hz
to 300 GHz)
• MIC, 2001, Article 14-2 of the Ordinance for Regulating Radio Equipment
To maintain compliance with FCC, IC, MIC, and EU RF exposure guidelines when you carry the
BlackBerry device on your body, use only accessories equipped with an integrated belt clip that
are supplied or approved by Research In Motion (RIM). Use of accessories that are not expressly
approved by RIM might violate FCC, IC, and EU RF exposure guidelines and might void any
warranty applicable to the BlackBerry device. If you do not use a body-worn accessory equipped
with an integrated belt clip supplied or approved by RIM when you carry the BlackBerry device,
keep the BlackBerry device at least 0.98 inches (25 mm) from your body when the BlackBerry
device is turned on and connected to a wireless network. When using any data feature of the
BlackBerry device, with or without a USB cable, hold the BlackBerry device at least 0.98 inches
(25 mm) from your body. If you use a body-worn accessory not supplied by RIM when you carry
the BlackBerry device, verify that the accessory does not contain metal and keep the BlackBerry
device at least 0.98 inches (25 mm) from your body when the BlackBerry device is turned on
and connected to a wireless network.
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Specific absorption rate data
THIS WIRELESS DEVICE MODEL MEETS GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR EXPOSURE TO
RADIO WAVES.
The BlackBerry® device is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed and manufactured not
to exceed the emission limits for exposure to radio frequency (RF) energy set by the Federal
Communications Commission (FCC) of the U.S. Government, Industry Canada of the Canadian
Government (IC), Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), and recommended by
The Council of the European Union. These limits are part of comprehensive guidelines and
establish permitted levels of RF energy for the general population. The guidelines are based on
standards that were developed by independent scientific organizations through periodic and
thorough evaluation of scientific studies. The standards include a substantial safety margin
designed to assure the safety of all persons, regardless of age and health.
The exposure standard for wireless devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific
Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit set by the FCC/IC is 1.6W/kg*. The SAR limit
recommended by The Council of the European Union and MIC is 2.0W/kg**. The limit includes
a substantial safety margin that is designed to assure the safety of all persons, regardless of
age or health. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions specified by the
FCC/IC with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency
bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR level
of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value. This is because the device
is designed to operate at multiple power levels so as to use only the power required to reach
the network. In general, the closer you are to a wireless base station antenna, the lower the
power output.
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Before a wireless device model is available for sale to the public, it must be tested and certified
to the FCC, IC, MIC, and The Council of the European Union that it does not exceed the limit
established by the government-adopted requirement for safe exposure under the
recommendations of the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection
(ICNIRP). The tests are performed in positions and locations (for example, at the ear and worn
on the body) as required by the FCC, IC, MIC, and The Council of the European Union for each
model. The Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) network SAR values for this
device are the results of tests performed by the Telecom Engineering Center (TELEC), a
Registered Certification Agency on the Radio Law. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard
operating positions specified by the MIC with the device transmitting at its highest certified
power level in all tested frequency bands.
The highest SAR value for each device model when tested for use at the ear is outlined below:
Device
1 g / 10 g SAR (W/kg)
BlackBerry® Bold™ 9000 smartphone
-/0.557
The highest reported SAR value for this BlackBerry device when clipped on a belt, in a Research
In Motion approved holster equipped with an integrated belt clip, is outlined below. Carrying
solutions, including RIM approved carrying solutions and carrying solutions not approved by
RIM, that do not come equipped with an integrated belt clip SHOULD NOT be worn or carried
on the body. For more information regarding the wearing or carrying of this BlackBerry device
without using a RIM approved carrying solution equipped with an integrated belt clip, see the
Holster information in the "Additional safety guidelines" section of this document.
Device
1 g / 10 g SAR (W/kg)
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BlackBerry 9000 smartphone
-/0.37
Body-worn measurements differ among wireless device and phone models, depending upon
available accessories and FCC, IC, and The Council of the European Union requirements.
The FCC has granted an Equipment Authorization for this wireless device model with all reported
SAR levels evaluated as in compliance with the FCC RF emission guidelines. SAR information
on this wireless device model is on file with the FCC and can be found under the Display Grant
section of www.fcc.gov/oet/ea after searching on FCC ID L6ARBT70UW. Additional information
on Specific Absorption Rates (SAR) can be found on the CTIA - The Wireless Association® web
site at www.ctia.org, on the Association of Radio Industries and Businesses (ARIB) web site at
www.arib-emf.org/index.html or on the Telecommunications Bureau of the Ministry of Internal
Affairs and Communications (MIC) web site at www.tele.soumu.go.jp/e/index.htm.
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* In the United States and Canada, the SAR limit for mobile devices used by the public is 1.6
watts/kg (W/kg) averaged over 1 gram of tissue for the body or head (4.0 W/kg averaged over
10 grams of tissue for the extremities - hands, wrists, ankles and feet). The standard incorporates
a substantial margin of safety to give additional protection for the public and to account for any
variations in measurements.
** In Europe, the SAR limit for mobile devices used by the public is 2.0 watts/kg (W/kg) averaged
over 10 grams of tissue for the body or head (4.0 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue for the
extremities - hands, wrists, ankles and feet). The standard incorporates a substantial margin of
safety to give additional protection for the public and to account for any variations in
measurements.
The long-term characteristics or the possible physiological effects of Radio Frequency
Electromagnetic fields have not been evaluated by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL).
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FCC compliance statement (United States)
FCC Class B Part 15
This device complies with Part 15 of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Rules.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
• This device may not cause harmful interference.
• This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
CAUTION: Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment.
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 instructions, may cause interference harmful to radio communications.
There is no guarantee, however, 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:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver
is connected.
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• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio or TV technician for help.
US Information Concerning the Federal Communications
Commission ("FCC") Requirements for Hearing Aid Compatibility
with Wireless Devices
When wireless devices are used near hearing devices (such as hearing aids and cochlear
implants), users may detect a buzzing, humming, or whining noise. Some hearing devices are
more immune than others to this interference, and wireless devices also vary in the amount of
interference that they generate.
The wireless telephone industry has developed ratings to assist hearing device users in finding
wireless devices that may be compatible with their hearing devices. Not all wireless devices
have been rated. Wireless devices that are rated will have the rating displayed on the box
together with other relevant approval markings.
The ratings are not guarantees. Results will vary depending on the user's hearing device and
hearing loss. If your hearing device is vulnerable to interference, you may not be able to use a
rated wireless device successfully.
Consulting with your hearing health professional and testing the wireless device with your
hearing device is the best way to evaluate it for your personal needs.
This BlackBerry® device has been tested and rated for use with hearing aids for some of the
wireless technologies that the BlackBerry device uses. However, other wireless technologies
may be used in this BlackBerry device that have not been tested for use with hearing aids. It is
important to try the different features of your BlackBerry thoroughly and in different locations
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to determine if you hear any interfering noise when using this BlackBerry device with your
hearing aid or cochlear implant. Consult your service provider about its return and exchange
policies and for information on hearing aid compatibility.
How the ratings work
M-Ratings: Wireless devices rated M3 or M4 meet FCC requirements and are likely to generate
less interference to hearing devices than wireless devices that are not labeled. M4 is the better/
higher of the two ratings.
T-Ratings: Wireless devices rated T3 or T4 meet FCC requirements and are likely to be more
usable with a hearing device's telecoil ("T Switch" or "Telephone Switch") than unrated wireless
devices. T4 is the better/higher of the two ratings. (Note that not all hearing devices have
telecoils in them.)
Hearing devices may also be measured for immunity to this type of interference. Your hearing
device manufacturer or hearing health professional may help you find results for your hearing
device. The more immune your hearing aid is, the less likely you are to experience interference
noise from wireless devices.
For additional information about the FCC's actions with regard to hearing aid compatible
wireless devices and other steps that the FCC has taken to ensure that individuals with
disabilities have access to telecommunications services, please go to www.fcc.gov/cgb/dro.
Industry Canada certification
This BlackBerry® device complies with Industry Canada RSS 102, RSS 132, RSS 133, RSS-GEN,
and RSS 210, under certification number 2503A-RBT70UW.
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The maximum antenna gains for the 5250-5350 MHz and 5470-5725 MHz bands of the
BlackBerry device complies with the effective isotropic radiated power (EIRP) limit restrictions
as outlined by Industry Canada RSS 210.
Class B compliance
This BlackBerry® device complies with the Class B limits for radio noise emissions as set out in
the interference-causing equipment standard entitled “Digital Apparatus,” ICES-003 of
Industry Canada.
EU regulatory conformance
Research In Motion hereby declares that this BlackBerry® device is in compliance with the
essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC.
The Declaration of Conformity made under Directive 1999/5/EC (HG nr.88/2003) is available
for viewing at the following location in the EU community: www.blackberry.com/go/
declarationofconformity.
Research In Motion UK Limited
200 Bath Road, Slough, Berkshire
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SL1 3XE
United Kingdom
This equipment may be operated in all European Union member countries. When operated in
France, this equipment uses non harmonized frequency bands. This equipment may be operated
in Turkey.
In France, outdoor operation of a wireless device is only permitted using the 2.4 to 2.454 GHz
frequency band. The BlackBerry device only operates in infrastructure mode and as a result, will
not transmit in the 2.4 to 2.45 GHz frequency band other than to communicate with a wireless
access point.
Information for the implementation of the 5 GHz frequency band can be found in the Official
Journal of the European Union Commission Decision of 12 February 2007 wherein it states that
in the frequency band 5.150 to 5.350 GHz Wireless Access Systems (WAS) including Radio Local
Area Networks (RLANs) shall be restricted to indoor use. Since the creation of a network is within
the domain of the wireless access point and the access point is a master device, the BlackBerry
device never initiates the creation of a network or attaches to a network in ad-hoc mode in the
5.150 to 5.350 GHz frequency band.
Additional regulatory conformance
Specific details about compliance to the following standards and regulatory bodies may be
obtained from Research In Motion:
• PCS Type Certification Review Board (PTCRB)
• Underwriters Laboratories (UL) 60950-1 requirements for Canada and the United States
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• Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment (R&TTE) Directive 1999/5/EC
• Global Certification Forum Certification Criteria (GCF CC) requirements
Product information
Product information
Mechanical properties
weight
approximately 4.8 oz. (136 g) including lithium-polymer
battery
size (L x W x H)
4.5 x 2.6 x 0.6 in. (114 x 66 x 15 mm)
memory
1-GB MMC (on-board device memory), 128-MB flash
memory
Power
battery
removable, rechargeable lithium-polymer cell
SIM interface
supports 3V/1.8V SIM cards
port
USB-compatible port for data synchronization and charging
LED camera flash (if applicable)
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LED class
Class 1 LED product
maximum radiated power
770.4uW
Device radio specifications
Mobile network radio
quad-band support
GSM® 850, GSM 900, DCS 1800, PCS 1900 MHz, UMTS
800, UMTS 850, UMTS 1900, UMTS 2100 MHz
power class
Class 1 (DCS 1800, PCS 1900), Class 4 (GSM 850) as defined
in GSM 5.05, Class 4 (GSM 850, GSM 900) as defined in
GSM 02.06, Class E2 (GSM 850, GSM 900, DCS 1800, PCS
1900), Class 3 (UMTS 800, UMTS 850, UMTS 1900, UMTS
2100)
transmitting frequency
GSM 824 to 849 MHz, GSM 880 to 915 MHz, DCS 1710 to
1785 MHz, PCS 1850 to 1910 MHz, UMTS 830 to 840 MHz,
UMTS 824 to 849 MHz, UMTS 1850 to 1910 MHz, UMTS
1920 to 1980 MHz
receiving frequency
GSM 869 to 894 MHz, GSM 925 to 960 MHz, DCS 1805 to
1880 MHz, PCS 1930 to 1990 MHz UMTS 875-885 MHz,
UMTS 869 to 894 MHz, UMTS 1930-1990 MHz, UMTS 2110
to 2170 MHz
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Wi-Fi network radio
wireless LAN standard
transmitting and receiving
frequency
IEEE® 802.11a™, IEEE® 802.11b™, IEEE® 802.11g™
2.412 to 2.472 GHz, 5.18 to 5.32 GHz, 5.5 to 5.7 GHz, 5.745
to 5.805 GHz
Bluetooth radio specifications
single-band support
ISM 2.4 GHz
power class
Bluetooth® Class 2
transmitting and receiving
frequency
2402 to 2480 MHz
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