Bluetooth Magnetic Credit Card / Driver's License
Reader and Transaction Receipt Printer
SETUP FOR
HTCII - MDAII (i-mate)

Just follow these simple steps to link the Pocket Spectrum Printer to your HTC or MDA Pocket PC (eg: i-mate).  Retire the wire!

 

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STEP 1: Reset your Pocket Spectrum.

Before you can pair the Pocket Spectrum with your
PDA, the Pocket Spectrum should first be reset. To do this...

1. Turn off the Pocket Spectrum (if it is already on).
2. Press and Hold the ON button for at least 3 seconds.
3. When the paper starts advancing, release the ON button.
    A diagnostic sheet will be printed.
4. After the print out completes, the printer' bluetooth memory is cleared and ready for pairing to your PDA.

   

NOTICE:  If you are REINSTALLING a Pocket Spectrum, this will erase the existing pairing.  You MUST delete the connection in your PDA before performing the next step.


 

 

Start > Settings > System > Bluetooth Settings
If you do not have the Bluetooth Settings icon, you must upgrade your ROM. For i-mate devices, you will need ROM version 1.52 installed on your device along with the i-mate Bluetooth Patch.

Files and instructions can be downloaded from the following file:
iMATE.ROM.UPGRADE.ZIP


Note:
ROM version 1.66.xx contains a Blutooth Pairity Error and will not work with the Pocket Spectrum. To solve this problem, download
iMATE.ROM.UPGRADE.ZIP and follow the instructions in the README file.

 

 

Select Outbound COM port
If no Bluetooth device has been added to your Pocket PC, turn on your Spectrum printer. If Bluetooth is off, you will be asked to turn in on. When the printer (MobilePro) is located, tab on the Next button to initiate pairing, otherwise skip to Select MobilePro from the List.

 

 

Enter 1000 as the Device PIN, tap Next

 

 

Select Mobile Pro from the list
Tap ok to return to Bluetooth Settings. Tap ok and second time to exit back to System Settings. The Pocket Spectrum in now setup with your Pocket PC for a Bluetooth serial connection on the com port specified (default is normally Com 5).

NOTE: AT THIS POINT TURN THE CARD READER OFF, WAIT A MINUTE, THEN TURN IT BACK ON.

 

Open Pocket Verifier Software and Log On

 

 

 

Choose Pocket Spectrum in Options Screen

 

 

Change Com Port to 5 in Settings menu
(The default Bluetooth connection for i-mate devices is on Port 5. The assigned com port will be displayed next to Outbound COM Port in Bluetooth Settings. Your Pocket PC may differ. See the Using Bluetooth section in the manual that came with your Pocket PC for details.)

 

 

Change Port Settings to 38400,N,8,1
The software automatically defaults to Pocket Merchant when you first launch the program. Pocket Merchant which has a port setting of 9600,N,8,1. You will need to change this to 38400,N,8,1 in the settings menu.

 

Your Pocket PC is now setup to work with our Pocket Verifier software.

If you are on the sales screen when the Pocket Spectrum is off and you would like to read a card, turn on the printer, wait for the single beep and linefeed, then click on the Bluetooth icon at the top right of the screen. The printer will then be initialized to read the card.

 




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