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Notes, Notices, and CautionsNOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better useof your computer.NOTICE: A NOTICE indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss ofdata and tells you how to avoid the problem.CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates a potential for property damage, personalinjury, or death.Information in this document is subject to change without notice. 2003 Dell Inc. All rights reserved.Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictlyforbidden.Trademarks used in this text: Dell, the DELL logo, Latitude, Inspiron, Dimension, Dell Precision,OptiPlex, and TrueMobile, and Axim are trademarks of Dell Inc.; ENERGY STAR is a registeredtrademark of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. As an ENERGY STAR Partner, DellInc. has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency;Microsoft, Windows, and ActiveSync are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entitiesclaiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Inc. disclaims any proprietary interest intrademarks and trade names other than its own.September 2003 P/N U1460Rev. A01

Contents. . . . . . . . . . . . .5General. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6Battery. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7. . . . . . . . . . .8CAUTION: Safety InstructionsAir TravelEMC InstructionsErgonomic Computing Habits. . . .8Battery Disposal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8Finding Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9. . . . . . . . . . . . .10Protecting Against Electrostatic DischargeSetting Up Your DeviceFront, Side, and Back ViewsFront and Side Views .Back View .Using the Battery. . . . . . . . . . . . . .10. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11. . . . . . .12Charging the Battery. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13Connecting to a ComputerInstalling and Removing the BatteryUsing the Cradle. . . . . . . . . . . . . .14. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14. . . . . . . . . . . . . .17Using the Sync CableUsing Secure Digital Memory Cards .Performing a Reset. . . . . . . . .17. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18Contents3

Soft Reset. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18Hard Reset. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20. . . . . . . . . . . . .21Regulatory NoticesFCC Notices (U.S. Only)IC Notice (Canada Only) . . . . . . . . . . . .22. . . . . . . . . . .22. . .23. . . . . . . . . . . .23CE Notice (European Union)EN 55022 Compliance (Czech Republic Only)VCCI Notice (Japan Only)MIC Notice (Republic of Korea Only) . . . . . .24Polish Center for Testing and Certification Notice .25. . . . . . . . . . .27. . . . . . . . .29. . . . . . . . . .30BSMI Notice (Taiwan Only)NOM Information (Mexico Only)Wireless Regulatory Information .Europe—CE Declaration of Conformity .Japan standard . . . . .30. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32. . . . . . . . .33. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34. . . . . . . . . . .34Canada—Industry Canada (IC)FCC standardMexico .Australia and New ZealandSingapore—Approved by IDA for use in Singapore 34Korea. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34Radio approvals4Contents

CAUTION: Safety InstructionsUse the following safety guidelines to help ensure your own personal safety and to helpprotect your device and working environment from potential damage.General Do not attempt to service the device yourself unless you are a trained servicetechnician. Always follow installation instructions closely. If you use an extension power cable with your AC adapter, ensure that the totalampere rating of the products plugged in to the extension power cable does not exceedthe ampere rating of the extension cable. Do not push objects into openings of your device. Doing so can cause fire or electricshock by shorting out interior components. Keep your device away from radiators and heat sources. Avoid placing loose papersunderneath your device; do not place your device in a closed-in wall unit or on a bed,sofa, or rug. Place the AC adapter in a ventilated area, such as a desk top or on the floor, when youuse it to run the device or to charge the battery. Do not cover the AC adapter withpapers or other items that will reduce cooling; also, do not use the AC adapter inside acarrying case. The AC adapter may become hot during normal operation of your device. Use carewhen handling the adapter during or immediately after operation. Do not use your device in a wet environment, for example, near a bath tub, sink, orswimming pool or in a wet basement. If your device includes an integrated or optional modem, disconnect the modem cableif an electrical storm is approaching to avoid the remote risk of electric shock fromlightning via the telephone line. To help avoid the potential hazard of electric shock, do not connect or disconnect anycables or perform maintenance or reconfiguration of this product during an electricalstorm. Do not use your device during an electrical storm unless all cables have beendisconnected and the device is operating on battery power. If your device includes a modem, the cable used with the modem should bemanufactured with a minimum wire size of26 American wire gauge (AWG) and an FCC-compliant RJ-11 modular plug. Cards may become very warm during normal operation. Use care when removing cardsafter their continuous operation. Before you clean your device, disconnect the device from the electrical outlet. Cleanyour device with a soft cloth dampened with water. Do not use liquid or aerosolcleaners, which may contain flammable substances.System Information Guide5 Use only the Dell-provided AC adapter approved for use with this device. Use ofanother AC adapter may cause a fire or explosion. Before you connect the device to an electrical outlet, check the AC adapter voltagerating to ensure that the required voltage and frequency match the available powersource. To remove the device from all power sources, turn the device off, remove the batterypack, and disconnect the AC adapter from the electrical outlet. To help prevent electric shock, plug the AC adapter and device power cables intoproperly grounded power sources. These power cables may be equipped with 3-prongplugs to provide an earth grounding connection. Do not use adapter plugs or removethe grounding prong from the power cable plug. If you use a power extension cable,use the appropriate type, 2-prong or 3-prong, to mate with the AC adapter powercable. Be sure that nothing rests on your AC adapter’s power cable and that the cable is notlocated where it can be tripped over or stepped on. If you are using a multiple-outlet power strip, use caution when plugging the ACadapter’s power cable in to the power strip. Some power strips may allow you to insertthe plug incorrectly. Incorrect insertion of the power plug could result in permanentdamage to your device, as well as risk of electric shock and/or fire. Ensure that theground prong of the power plug is inserted into the mating ground contact of thepower strip.Battery Use only Dell battery modules that are approved for use with this device. Use ofother types may increase the risk of fire or explosion. Do not carry a battery pack in your pocket, purse, or other container where metalobjects (such as car keys or paper clips) could short-circuit the battery terminals. Theresulting excessive current flow can cause extremely high temperatures and may resultin damage to the battery pack or cause fire or burns. The battery poses a burn hazard if you handle it improperly. Do not disassemble it.Handle a damaged or leaking battery pack with extreme care. If the battery isdamaged, electrolyte may leak from the cells and may cause personal injury. Keep the battery away from children. Do not store or leave your device or battery pack near a heat source such as a radiator,fireplace, stove, electric heater, or other heat-generating appliance or otherwise exposeit to temperatures in excess of 60ºC (140ºF). When heated to excessive temperatures,battery cells could explode or vent, posing a risk of fire. Do not dispose of your device’s battery in a fire or with normal household waste.Battery cells may explode. Discard a used battery according to the manufacturer’sinstructions or contact your local waste disposal agency for disposal instructions.Dispose of a spent or damaged battery promptly.6System Information Guide

Air Travel Certain Federal Aviation Administration regulations and/or airline-specific restrictionsmay apply to the operation of your Dell device while you are on board an aircraft. Forexample, such regulations/restrictions may prohibit the use of any personal electronicdevice (PED) that has the capacity for intentional transmission of radio frequency orother electromagnetic signals while on an aircraft.–In order to best comply with all such restrictions, if your Dell portable device isequipped with Dell TrueMobile or some other wireless communication device,please disable this device before you board the aircraft and follow all instructionsprovided by airline personnel with regard to such device.–Additionally, the use of any PED, such as a portable device, may be prohibited inaircraft during certain critical phases of flight, for example, takeoff and landing.Some airlines may further define the critical flight phase as any time the aircraftis below 3050 m (10,000 ft). Please follow the airline’s specific instructions as towhen the use of a PED is allowed.EMC InstructionsUse shielded signal cables to ensure that you maintain the appropriate EMC classificationfor the intended environment. For parallel printers, a cable is available from Dell. If youprefer, you can order a cable from Dell at its worldwide website at electricity can harm electronic components inside your device. To prevent staticdamage, discharge static electricity from your body before you touch any of your device’selectronic components, such as a memory module. You can do so by touching an unpaintedmetal surface.WARNING: Handling the cord on this product, or cords associated with accessories soldwith this product, will expose you to lead, a chemical known to the State of California tocause birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash your hands after handlingthe cord.Observe the following safe-handling guidelines to prevent damage to your device: When setting up the device for work, place it on a level surface. You can put your device through an X-ray security machine, but never put your devicethrough a metal detector. If you have the device checked by hand, be sure to have acharged battery available in case you are asked to turn on the device. Protect your device, battery, and hard drive from environmental hazards such as dirt,dust, food, liquids, temperature extremes, and overexposure to sunlight. When you move your device between environments with very different temperatureand/or humidity ranges, condensation may form on or within the device. To avoiddamaging the device, allow sufficient time for the moisture to evaporate before usingthe device.System Information Guide7 When taking the device from low-temperature conditions into a warmerenvironment or from high-temperature conditions into a cooler environment, allow thedevice to acclimate to room temperature before turning on power. When you disconnect a cable, pull on its connector or on its strain-relief loop, not onthe cable itself. As you pull out the connector, keep it evenly aligned to avoid bendingany connector pins. Also, before you connect a cable make sure both connectors arecorrectly oriented and aligned. Handle components with care. Clean the display with a soft, clean cloth and water. Apply the water to the cloth; thenstroke the cloth across the display in one direction, moving from the top of the displayto the bottom. Remove moisture from the display quickly and keep the display dry.Long-term exposure to moisture can damage the display. Do not use a commercialwindow cleaner to clean your display.Ergonomic Computing HabitsCAUTION: Improper or prolonged use of the device may result in injury.CAUTION: Viewing the display for extended periods of time may result in eye strain.Protecting Against Electrostatic DischargeStatic electricity can harm electronic components inside your device. To prevent staticdamage, discharge static electricity from your body before you touch any of your device’selectronic components. You can do so by touching an unpainted metal surface.You can take the following steps to prevent damage from electrostatic discharge (ESD): When unpacking a static-sensitive component from its shipping carton, do notremove the component from the antistatic packing material until you are ready toinstall the component. Just before unwrapping the antistatic packaging, be sure todischarge static electricity from your body. When transporting a sensitive component, first place it in an antistatic container orpackaging. Handle all sensitive components in a static-safe area. If possible, use antistatic floorpads and workbench pads.Battery DisposalYour device uses a lithium-ion battery. For instructions about replacing the batteries in yourdevice, refer to page 12.Do not dispose of the battery along with household waste. Contact your local waste disposalagency for the address of the nearest battery deposit site.8System Information Guide

Finding InformationWhat Are You Looking For?Find It Here:How to set up my device and information on Getting Started placemat and the Dell User’s Guidethe connectors and buttons on my deviceInformation on using my device.Dell User’s Guide and Pocket PC Help.To view Help, tap the Start button and tapHelp.Additional programs that can be installed on Dell Companion CDmy deviceInformation on using programs on my device Pocket PC Help and, if available, tap Helpwithin a specific programConnecting to and synchronizing with acomputerDell User’s Guide and Microsoft ActiveSync Help on your computer. To viewHelp, click Help and click MicrosoftActiveSync Help.Last-minute updates and detailed technicalinformationThe readme files, located in the ActiveSyncfolder on the computer and on the DellCompanion CD.Up-to-date information on your Pocket Up Your DeviceCAUTION: Before performing any of the procedures in this section, read andfollow the safety instruction on page 5.NOTICE: Do not use your device until you have charged the main battery for atleast 4 hours.1Ensure that the device is turned off.2Insert the left side of the battery into the battery slot at an angle, andlower the right side into the slot until it clicks.3Charge the battery (see page 13).4After the battery has charged for at least 4 hours, press the powerbutton to turn on the device.5Follow the instructions on the screen to set up the device.System Information Guide9, Side, and Back ViewsFront and Side Viewsmicrophoneinfrared sensor (top)Secure Digital card slot (top)wireless antenna (optional)stylus(extended)headphoneconnectorpower buttonscrolldialtouch screenwireless/Windows MediaPlayer on/offbuttonrecord buttonCalendar buttonContacts button10System Information GuideHome buttonInbox buttonnavigator button

Back Viewstylus (secured)battery lockbatteryspeakercradle/sync cableconnector (bottom)reset buttonUsing the BatteryCAUTION: Before performing any of the procedures in this section, read andfollow the safety instruction on page 5.NOTICE: Do not use your device until you have charged the main battery for atleast 4 hours.Before you use your device for the first time, you must install and charge thebattery. Once the battery is charged, use the power properties to monitor thebattery charge. See Pocket PC Help on the device for more information.System Information Guide11 and Removing the BatteryTo install the battery:1Ensure that the device is turned off.2Insert the left side of the battery into the battery slot at an angle, andlower the right side into the slot until it clicks.batteryTo remove the battery:1Insert the tip of the stylus into the battery lock.2Slide and hold the lock in the unlock position.3Lift the battery out of the slot.12System Information Guide

stylusbatterybattery lockNOTE: Your service tag is located underneath the battery. You need yourservice tag if you access Dell Support at or if you call Dell forcustomer service or technical support.Charging the BatteryUse one of the following options to charge the main battery: Connect the AC adapter directly to the charger adapter and then to thedevice and to an electrical outlet. Connect the AC adapter directly to the sync cable and then to thedevice and to an electrical outlet. Connect the AC adapter to the cradle, and insert the device into thecradle. See "Using the Cradle" on page 14 for more information.System Information Guide13 to a ComputerCAUTION: Before performing any of the procedures in this section, read andfollow the safety instruction on page 5.You can connect your device to a computer either directly with a cradle orwith a sync cable. When you connect your device to a computer, you canperform the following tasks: Add programs to your device. See your User’s Guide for moreinformation. Synchronize data on your device with data on your computer.For information about synchronizing your data, see the following resources: "Using Microsoft ActiveSync " in your User’s Guide. ActiveSync Help on your computer ActiveSync Help on your deviceUsing the CradleNOTE: Depending on the configuration of your device, the cradle is optional.You can use the cradle to: Synchronize the data on your device with the data on your computer. Power the device with AC power to conserve battery power. Charge the main battery. See "Using the Battery" on page 11 for moreinformation. Charge a spare battery.NOTE: Before you connect your device to a computer for the first time, ensurethat you install ActiveSync on the computer from the Dell Companion CD.To connect your device to the cradle:1Place the cradle on a flat, level surface near your computer.2Connect the cradle cable to the USB connector on your computer.14System Information Guide

cradlepower cordAC adaptercradle cableUSB connectionto the computer3Connect the AC adapter to the cradle and to an electrical outlet.System Information Guide15 batterychargerstylus holder (2)front ofcradle4Align the connector on the bottom of the device with the connector onthe cradle, and, keeping the front of the device flush with the front ofthe cradle, lower the device onto the cradle.When the device is docked in the cradle, the DELL logo on the cradlelights up and the connection status icon appears on the command bar.The spare battery status light on the cradle operates as follows: Green — The spare battery is fully charged. Amber — The spare battery is charging.NOTE: The power button on the devi