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HP Jornada 560 Series PDA and 928 Wireless Digital Assistant - Setting Up and Using the HP Jornada Pocket Keyboard Accessory

Introduction
This document describes setting up and using the Pocket Keyboard Accessory for the HP Jornada 560 and 928.
Setup
Complete the following steps to set up the keyboard:
  1. Insert the CD into the CD-ROM drive on your desktop PC. The installation wizard should auto-run. If the installer does not auto-run, click Start, select Run, then type d:\setup where d: is your CD-ROM drive.
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions that display to install the drivers into your HP Jornada.
  3. Remove the original HP Jornada cover.
  4. Attach the keyboard cover by aligning the tabs on the cover with the grooves on top of the HP Jornada, closing the cover, and then pushing in the connector on the bottom (see Figure 1).
Figure : Attaching the keyboard accessory cover
Troubleshooting
If the error message "The Pocket Keyboard is temporarily unavailable due to Active Sync activation" appears after installing the driver, follow these steps.
  1. Check the properties for the Pocket Keyboard to verify the keyboard is activated.
  2. Make sure the Targus keyboard driver has been disabled.
Removing the keyboard
Pull the connector out, lift up the keyboard, and pop the tabs out of the grooves.
Using keys and functions
This section describes some of the keys and options available on the keyboard.
Figure : Keys and features
Letter
Button description
A
Cover
B
Pocket keyboard connector
C
Special
D
SYM key
E
Backlight
F
Power / Keyboard lock
The SPECIAL key
Press the SPECIAL key (see C in Figure 2) to perform the following functions:
  • Access yellow symbols printed on the top of each key.
  • Toggle a symbol table on or off when used with the SYM key (see D in Figure 2). The symbol table shows additional symbols. Select these by touching the symbol on the screen, or by pressing the corresponding key.
  • Turn off the HP Jornada. Press the special key and the SPACEBAR to turn off the HP Jornada.
The BACKLIGHT key
Press the BACKLIGHT key (see E in Figure 2) to toggle the keyboard backlight on or off for typing under dim lighting conditions.
Power / Keyboard Lock switch
Press the POWER / KEYBOARD LOCK switch (see F in Figure 2) to perform the following functions:
  • Lock or unlock the keyboard. Slide the switch down to unlock the keyboard. A red indicator shows the lock position.
      note:
    Lock the keyboard when storing the HP Jornada for more than a day or so to prevent accidental bumps from turning it on and draining the battery.
  • Turn on the HP Jornada. Slide the switch to the unlock position and press the switch.
HP pocket keyboard software
Once the keyboard drivers are installed (see Setup above), open the software to configure the settings to your personal preferences:
  1. Tap Start, and then Programs.
  2. Tap the HP Jornada Pocket Keyboard icon.
  3. Configure the settings to your personal preferences. The Disable keyboard, SHIFT key/STICKY key, and Key repeat rate settings are described below.
Disable keyboard option
The Disable keyboard option performs the following functions:
  • Select Disable keyboard to disable the keyboard for accessories that require a serial port connection.
SHIFT key sticky / SPECIAL key sticky functions
Enable these functions to type the uppercase or alternate characters, the yellow characters above the keys on the keyboard, without having to hold down the SHIFT or SPECIAL keys.
Key repeat rates
To adjust key repeat rates:
  • Drag the Repeat rate slider to adjust how quickly characters repeat when you hold down a key.
  • Drag the Delay before repeat slider to adjust how much time elapses before characters repeat when you hold down a key.

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