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Avigoé

Quick Start Guide

Texas Instruments contributors:

Win Jackson, Robin Hunt-Smith,Dianna Tidwell, Pat Hatcher, Sallie Huffman, Bob Pospick, Brent Kinard, Norm Davis, Mike Wilson, Doyle Evans, Mike Tiffin, Mark Hogland, Jim Merchant, Charles Schwope, Toi Beveridge, David Taylor, Randy Hebert, Alton Ryan, Gopher Chen, Andrew Chen, Michael Chen, Steve Ruzic, Tham Nguyen, Bob Vestal

Other contributors:

Lisa Kanarek, (Tips and Hints)

Gail DeLay (Cartoons)

Avigo is a trademark of Texas Instruments Incorporated.

Copyright © 1997 by Texas Instruments Incorporated.

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First Things First

Be sure to inspect your packaging to ensure you have all of the following:

Avigo™ Organizer

Avigo User’s Guide

Avigo dock station

Financial Calculator User Guide

Avigo CD-ROM

Stylus (2)

AAA batteries (2)

If you are missing any of these items, contact the retail outlet where you purchased the Avigo before continuing.

Hardware/Software Requirements

49MB disk space to install all components (13MB for Avigo Manager, 26MB for Lotus Organizer 97, 5MB for IntelliSync, and 5MB for Adobe Acrobat.)

8MB RAM

486 or higher processor

CD-ROMdrive (floppy disk available for shipping charge)

Windows® 95 or Windows® NT

Serial or Infrared port

Optional spreadsheet program, such as Microsoft Excel® or Lotus1-2-3®

Set up Your Avigo

1.Attach the Avigo dock station

Remove the Avigo dock station from the package.

Attach the 9-pinconnector to a serial port on your computer.

2.Install the Avigo batteries

Remove the two (2) AAA batteries from the package.

∙ Slide open the battery compartment cover on the rear of the Avigo.

∙ Insert the two batteries. Arrange the batteries according to the polarity (+ and −) diagram in the battery compartment.

∙ Replace the battery compartment cover.

3.Turn on the Avigo

Push the open/power switch up to open the Avigo protective lid and power up the unit. Avigo displays the Setup Touch Pad screen.

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4.Setup the Touch Pad

Using the Avigo stylus, tap on the Tap here icons as they appear in the upper left corner, bottom right corner, and center of the screen.

Avigo will display a power on graphic and then a box containing the message

Configure your unit? YES deletes all data and resets memory. NO saves your data.

Tap on :. Avigo displays theSetup Date/Time screen.

5.Setup Date/Time

Tap on the Local City input area. The Avigo displays theCity/Location screen.

Tap on the name of your city (or closest location) and then tap on (to save your selection.

Tap on the Date input area. The Avigo displays theDate screen.

Tap on µto select the current year.

Tap on µto select the current Month.

Tap on the current day in the displayed calendar to select the current day.

Tap on (to save your selections.

Tap on the Time input area. The Avigo displays theTime screen.

Tap on åto select the current hour.

Tap on the minute box then tap on åto select the current minute.

Tap on the am/pm box and then tap on åto select am or pm. Tap on the(to save your entry.

Tap on the Öicon in the lower right corner to continue. Avigo displays the

Setup System screen.

6.Setup System

Tap on the Power down: ñarrow to select how long Avigo remains powered on with no user input before it automatically shuts itself off.

To turn the Alarm sound off, tap on the öcheckbox next to it to clear it.

To turn the Stylus tone off, tap on the öcheckbox next to it to clear it.

If you do not want the Power on graphic to show at power on time, tap on Don’t show.

Tap on Öto continue. Avigo displays theSetup Formats screen.

7.Setup Formats

Tap on M/D/Y to select the Month/Day/Year format orD/M/Y to select the Day/Month/Year format for dates.

Tap on 12 hr. to select a12-hourtime format or24 hr. to select a24-hourtime format. Examples of both are shown on the screen.

Tap on Period to select the period as the decimal separator or tap onComma to select the comma as the decimal separator. Examples of both are shown on the screen.

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To select which day you want to use as the first day of the week, tap on Sunday or

Monday.

Tap on Öto continue. Avigo displays theSetup Power on Message screen.

8.Setup Power on Message

Use this screen if you want Avigo to display a name and/or message whenever you turn on the power.

Tap on the Name input area to enter a name. Avigo displays a keyboard.

Enter the name you want and then tap on (to save your entry.

Tap on the Note input area to enter a power on message. The Avigo displays a keyboard.

Enter the message you want to display then tap on (to save your entry.

Tap on to complete the Avigo setup. Avigo displays the Calendar. See theAvigo User’s Guide for operation details on specific installed applications.

Note: If you want to make changes to any of these settings at a later date, you can

:

1. Tap the apps.

 

2. Tap on an

 

 

 

icon to display

 

item to

 

the Applications

 

change its

 

screen. Then tap

 

settings.

 

 

 

the Setup icon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Install Your Personal Information Manager

If you intend to use a Personal Information Manager (PIM) not provided on the Avigo CDROM, be sure it is installed before installing other synchronization software such as PUMA IntelliSync.

Install the Avigo Manager Software

The Avigo CD-ROMcontains software necessary to allow PC connectivity with Avigo. This software includes Avigo Manager, Lotus Organizer 97, PUMA IntelliSync, and Adobe Acrobat. Texas Instruments recommends installing each of the four programs unless you have already installed a Personal Information Manager (PIM). If you have already installed a PIM, you do not need to select Lotus Organizer 97.

Insert the Avigo CD-ROMinto yourCD-ROMdrive and close the drive door.

If the install does not automatically start, from Windows® 95 or Windows® NT, click on Start, Run, and type x:\setup, where x is theCD-ROMdrive designator and then click OK.

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Select a component you want to install (Avigo Manager, PUMA IntelliSync *synchronizer software, Lotus Organizer 97, or Adobe Acrobat), and then follow the prompts on the setup screens. Select the next component you want to install and repeat the install process.

Connect Avigo to Your PC

Set the Avigo dock station on a flat surface near your PC (Figure 1).

Connect the cable connector to the PC serial port you will use. If necessary, use a 9- pin-to-25-pinadapter. Make sure that all the connectors are connected securely (Figure 2).

Figure 1: Dock station Setup

Figure 2: Serial Port Connection

Position the Avigo over the dock station and slide it gently into the dock station. Make sure the grooves on the right and left sides of Avigo engage the alignment tracks in the dock station (Figure 3).

Figure 3: Docking the Avigo

Continue sliding Avigo into the dock station until the electronic pins in the dock station are engaged fully into Avigo.

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Copying Languages to Avigo from Your PC

You can change the language on Avigo Manager as well as copy the language to your Avigo.

To change the language on Avigo Manager:

Start Avigo Manager.

From the Language menu, choose Avigo Manager.

From the language list, select the language you want to use and click OK.

To copy the language to Avigo:

Note: If Avigo contains any data you want to keep, we recommend you back up the data before copying a language to Avigo. However, when you restore the data to Avigo after copying the language, portions of Avigo text will return to the original language. For more information on backing up your data, see theAvigo Manager Online Help.

Follow the instructions for connecting Avigo to your PC (in this Quick Start Guide).

In Avigo Manager, open the Language menu and choose Avigo. The Avigo Language dialog box opens.

From the language list, choose the language you want to copy to Avigo and click OK. Avigo Manager copies the new language to Avigo.

Set Avigo preferences (steps 3 through 8 in this Quick Start Guide).

A message will appear: Configure your unit? YES deletes all data and resets memory. NO saves your data.

Tap :.

Note: You can copy applications, such as theFinancial Calculator, from your PC to Avigo. The PC software controls the copy process. For more information about copying applications, see theAvigo Manager Online Help.

See the Avigo Manager Online Help for descriptions of the Avigo Manager, Lotus

Organizer 97, IntelliSync, and Adobe Acrobat programs.

Latest Information

Be sure to see the readme.txt file on theCD-ROMfor anyrelease-timechanges or additional information. Visit the TI Avigo World Wide Web site at http://www.ti.com/avigo.