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K7 Operation Manual

Version of 1.0

Release: 2010-08-25

Revision history

Rev

1.0

Date

2010-08-25

Description

Initial version

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Contents

K7 Operation Manual ................................................................................................................. 1

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Product Overview ........................................................................................................... 5

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Notes for Use .................................................................................................................... 5

2.1 Product Protection ................................................................................................ 5

2.2 Transportation Precautions ................................................................................... 5

2.3 Battery Recharging ............................................................................................... 5

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Product Introduction ...................................................................................................... 6

3.1 Features ................................................................................................................ 6

3.2 Hardware Overview ............................................................................................. 6

3.3 Buttons, Connectors and Slots ............................................................................. 7

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Quick Start ....................................................................................................................... 7

4.1 Key features ......................................................................................................... 7

4.2 The use of touch screen ........................................................................................ 8

4.3 The use of track ball ............................................................................................. 8

4.4 Enter text .............................................................................................................. 8

4.5 USB ...................................................................................................................... 8

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Network ............................................................................................................................ 9

5.1 Wi-Fi .................................................................................................................... 9

5.2 Bluetooth ............................................................................................................ 10

5.3 3G ....................................................................................................................... 10

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Multimedia ..................................................................................................................... 11

6.1 Audio .................................................................................................................. 11

6.2 Video .................................................................................................................. 11

6.3 Photo .................................................................................................................. 12

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Basic Settings ................................................................................................................. 12

7.1 Volume & Sound ................................................................................................ 12

7.2 Display ............................................................................................................... 12

7.3 Date & Time ....................................................................................................... 13

7.4 Power Saver Settings .......................................................................................... 13

7.5 Recalibrate ......................................................................................................... 14

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Applications ................................................................................................................... 14

8.1 GPS .................................................................................................................... 14

8.2 Record ................................................................................................................ 14

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8.3 Bluetooth stereo earphone .................................................................................. 15

8.4 Camera ............................................................................................................... 16

8.5 Desktop Control Panel ....................................................................................... 16

8.6 G-sensor ............................................................................................................. 17

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Product Overview

K7 is an MID (Mobile Internet Devices) developed by

OpenSourceMID.org

community members.

It is based on TI OMAP 3530, a high performance processor. This product is flexible, it has a nice shape and powerful functions. It supports camera video input, 3G/Wi-Fi wireless network,

Bluetooth data transmission, GPS Navigation and G-sensor. It has a touch screen with high definition and high hardness. Windows Embedded CE 6.0 will be pre-installed when it leaves the factory.

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Notes for Use

2.1 Product Protection

In order to lengthen the work life of the MID and enjoy it, please obey the following notes.

 Disconnect the AC power and the battery pack before cleaning.

 DO NOT touch the screen with sharp items, they will scratch the surface.

 It is recommended that user buy a specialized wiper to clean the screen.

 DO NOT leave foreign objects into the MID.

 Avoid strong collision.

 DO NOT use the MID in the environment of high-temperature, rainy, strong magnetic and electrical.

 Please use the original power adapter or another which has the same parameter with the original one.

2.2 Transportation Precautions

To prepare the MID for transport, user should turn it OFF and disconnect all external peripherals to prevent damage to the connectors. User should protect the screen from scratches. User can purchase an optional carrying case for protecting from dirt, water, shock and scratches.

2.3 Battery Recharging

Please exhaust the battery and then fully recharging it before the first use. When it warns that battery is low, user should charge it in time. Recharging time is around 10 hours. It will take much longer to charge the battery when the MID is in use.

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Product Introduction

3.1 Features

 Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Operation System

 7” TFT touch panel

 Built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS

 Built-in 3G (Optional equipment)

 Built-in G-sensor

 Internet surfing, chatting ( MSN, QQ )

 Music playing, supports audio format: MP3, WAV

 Movie playing, support video format: AVI, MP4

 Photo browsing, support image format: JPG

 Support USB mouse, keyboard, Flash disk and card reader

 Support Micro SD card (TF card)

3.2 Hardware Overview

 CPU: OMAP 3530

 Main Frequency: 600MHz

 OS: Windows Embedded CE 6.0

 Memory: 256MB RAM

 NAND Flash: 256MB

 Screen Size: 7” Panel

 Resolution: Pixel 800*480

 Wi-Fi: Support 2.4GHz 802.1b/g

 Bluetooth: Bluetooth V2.1+EDR

 GPS: SiRF III

 USB: 2*USB Host, 1*USB Device

 Storage: Micro SD card (TF card)

 Sound: built-in stereo speakers, microphone

 Product Size: 204mm*120mm*23mm

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3.3 Buttons, Connectors and Slots

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Quick Start

4.1 Key features

Power button

 When it is turned off, long press Power button to turn it on.

 Press Power button, a window will pop up, click “Shutdown” to turn it off.

 Press Power button, a window will pop up, click “Sleep” to suspend it, user can press Power

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button again to wake it up.

Esc button

 Press it to return.

 When it is turned off, long press this button and Power button at the same time, it will enter the Firmware Updating panel.

 When in the Firmware Updating panel, long press this button to update firmware.

Page Up button

 Press it to page up.

Page Down button

 Press it to page down.

 When in the Firmware Updating panel, press this button to exit and boot normally.

4.2 The use of touch screen

 Click, double click and drag are just the same as operating a computer with a mouse.

 Long click is equal to right click a mouse.

4.3 The use of track ball

 User can roll it as operate the USB mouse

 Press the ball to operate “Left click”.

4.4 Enter text

 Click the Input Method button at the right bottom edge of the display window, user can choose one input method.

 User can also use a USB keyboard to enter text.

4.5 USB

 User can connect the MID to a computer through USB Device connector. First install

Microsoft ActiveSync on user computer. When the MID is connected to a computer, a

“Mobile Device” symbol will come out in “My Computer”. User can open it and see the files in both NAND Flash and Micro SD card, then user can do some work on these files.

 USB Device can change mode from Microsoft ActiveSync to USB Mass Storage. The micro

SD card will be identified as a removable disk by user computer. We will tell user how to change it in chapter 8.6.

 User can also connect the MID to other devices through the USB Device connector, the MID works as host device.

 User can use the USB HOST connector to connect with flash disk, card reader, mouse,

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keyboard, etc.

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Network

5.1 Wi-Fi

User can connect to the Wi-Fi network with the MID. Follow these steps:

 Click StartSettings Network and Dial-up Connections, and then enter the network settings.

 Double click the “TIWLNAPI1”.

 There are two options in the IP Address tab: “Obtain an IP address via DHCP” and “Specify an IP address”, user can choose an appropriate one according to user network type.

 If user chooses “Specify an IP address”, user needs to enter the addresses in the blank.

 After finishing setting, double click the Wi-Fi icon in the tray area, choose the “Wireless

Information” tab in the pop-up window.

 Choose one network and connect, when succeed user can surf the Internet. In the mean time, the red cross on the Wi-Fi icon disappears.

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5.2 Bluetooth

The MID support Bluetooth data transmission and Bluetooth stereo earphone, the latter will be introduced in chapter 8.3. Follow these steps:

 Enter the Ctrl Panel.exe on the desktop and open Bluetooth.

 Enter the Control PanelBluetooth Device Properties, then search Bluetooth device.

 The MID can receive the files from other Bluetooth devices. Before receiving, a window will pops up and ask user receive it or not. Choose “Yes” and receive the file. The file will be saved in the directory: My Device/My Document/Default path.

5.3 3G

User can choose to buy a MID with or without a 3G module. If user have a 3G module in user

MID, user can connect to the 3G network with the MID. Before using it, user need a 3G SIM card

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and insert it into the SIM slot. Then follow these steps:

 Click StartSettings Network and Dial-up Connections, then enter the network settings.

 Choose one from WCDMA and EVDO according to the protocol of user 3G SIM card.

 Double click the network suitable for user, then type user name and password in the blank

( user name and password of WCDMA are both null, EVDO are both “card” ), and then connect to the network.

 When it shows “Connected” and there comes out a cellphone icon in the tray area, user can surf the Internet.

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Multimedia

6.1 Audio

The MID can play audio and record audio. The function of recording will be introduced in chapter

8.2.

 The default audio player is Windows Media Player, which supports audio format of MP3 and

WAV. Double click an audio file and play it.

 The MID has built-in speakers, user can hear sound from the speakers.

 User can use headset or external speaker to enjoy music. In this situation, built-in speaker will not make a sound.

6.2 Video

 The default video player is Windows Media Player, which supports video format of AVI and

MP4. Double click a video file and play it.

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 When open a video file, the size of the video window is decided by the video’s resolution. If user want to watch it in full screen, user should click ViewFull screen.

6.3 Photo

 The default photo browser is Internet Explorer, which supports image format of JPG. Double click an image file and browse it.

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Basic Settings

7.1 Volume & Sound

 Enter the Control Panel and choose the Volume & Sound to adjust volume.

 There are three options on the right (Events, Applications, Notifications), user can tick which user want it to make a sound.

 User can change the system sound scheme in the “Sound” tab.

7.2 Display

 Long click on the desktop and choose “Display Properties”, or enter Control Panel and then choose “Display Properties”, a window will pop up.

 The first tab is Background, user can choose one background or use user own one. User can also tile image on the background.

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 The second tab is Appearance; user can change the color of windows and appearance of all parts of the system.

7.3 Date & Time

 Double click the time in the lower right corner, the Date/Time window pops up.

 User can change date, time and time zone. Click “Apply” to save user settings when finish.

7.4 Power Saver Settings

 Enter the Control Panel and choose “Power”, the windows of power properties will pop up.

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User can set the start time of the three power states in the “Scheme” tab.

 User can turn off USB Host and Wi-Fi to save power. Camera will not work if user turn off

USB Host.

 User can decrease backlight brightness to save power.

7.5 Recalibrate

If the device is not responding properly to user taps, user may need to recalibrate user screen.

Follow these steps:

 Open the Control Panel, choose “Stylus” option and “Calibration” tab, then click

“Recalibrate” to start Recalibrating user screen.

 Click each cross in order. When finish clicking, user can click the blank and exit, it will work right now. If user want it to save it, just make it sleep and wake for once.

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Applications

8.1 GPS

Path: Storage Card/ GPS test

User can also install another third-party GPS software, for example KLD.

If user want to use the GPS, user should be outdoor or near window. Then follow these steps:

 Run the GPS test in Micro SD card.

 Click the “Rx” in the menu and set the “Port” to COM2 and baud rate to 4800. The MID will begin to search the GPS automatically.

 The points on the earth are satellites which user can get signal from. Blue ones participate in positioning while red ones don’t. The histogram on the bottom shows the signal strength of the satellites.

 When location finishes, parameters will emerge.

Lon: Longitude;

Lat: Latitude;

Alt: Altitude;

SoG: Speed over Ground;

UTC: Coordinated Universal Time;

PDoP: Position Dilution of Precision;

HDoP: Horizontal Dilution of Precision.

8.2 Record

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Path: Desktop/ Voice Record

 Run the application, a pop-up window wait for user preparation.

 If user are ready, click the “REC” and start recording. It ends automatically after 1 minute.

 The recording file is saved in the My Device directory.

8.3 Bluetooth stereo earphone

Path: Desktop/ A2DP

 Boot user Bluetooth stereo earphone and turn on the match mode. The red and blue indicator light will blink at the same time.

 Open the Control Panel and choose the “Bluetooth Device Properties” and search Bluetooth devices.

 When the MID find user headset, user should add it to the trusted list. If PIN is needed, user need to read the user book of user earphone to get the PIN.

 When finish, long click the device user add just now, choose “Active”.

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 Run the A2DP on the desktop, then connection is done. User can enjoy music with Bluetooth headset.

8.4 Camera

Path: Desktop/ CameraDshowApp)

 First turn on the USB Host in the desktop Ctrl Panel.exe. Then run the application, click

“OK” in the pop-up windows and user can use camera right now.

8.5 Desktop Control Panel

Path: Desktop/ Ctrl Panel.exe

Some useful functions are gathered in this panel. User can use the functions in it conveniently.

Please click the “OK” button to save user settings when finish.

 The first part is switches of Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB Host and TV-out.

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 The second part is the choice between USB Mass Storage and Microsoft ActiveSync. Before it works, user need to reboot the system. USB Mass Storage is that micro SD card will be identified as a removable disk by user computer. Microsoft ActiveSync has been introduced in chapter 4.6.

 The third part is backlight adjust and volume adjust.

 The fourth part shows the remaining battery level.

8.6 G-sensor

Path: Desktop/ G-sensor

 Run the G-sensor.

 When the MID rotate once on the 4 directions ( X axis, Y axis, Z axis and horizontal ), a

Quality Factor number will come out. When this number is over 70, three deviation angles will generate:

Roll: Rotate angle on X axis;

Pitch: Rotate angle on Y axis;

Yaw: Angle of yaw;

Welcome you to join OpenSourceMID Cmmunity. We expect to have more great ideas

with you.

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