EXPLORER® – SMC Bluetooth Dongle
Document Name: EXPLORER® – SMC Bluetooth Dongle Revision: E
Introduction: This document describes the SMC Bluetooth dongle solution for connecting a computer wirelessly to
an EXPLORER® terminal.
Typical Users: Mobile Workforce
Product Description: The EZ Connect™ Wireless Bluetooth USB Adapter (SMCBT-EDR)
allows your PC or notebook to work with all Bluetooth devices. Simply
plug in your SMCBT-EDR Wireless Bluetooth USB Adapter into the
USB port on your laptop or desktop. The SMC Wireless Bluetooth USB
Adapter supports Class 2 Bluetooth and has an operating range of up
to 90m/295ft. It also supports 3 connection tasks at the same time.
Most computers have a built-in Bluetooth but they also typically have a very limited range of up to a
maximum of 10m/32ft. With the SMC connected to an available USB plug this can be extended up to
► Windows 2000
► Windows 2003 Server
► Windows XP
► XP Tablet PC Edition
► Handheld PC 2000
► PocketPC 2002/2003 SE
► Mac OS 10.3
More product info
Included on the installation CD-ROM is BlueSoleil™ a Windows-based Bluetooth Wireless software
suite from IVT. It is fully compliant to the latest Bluetooth SIG specifications and incorporates
Bluetooth and computer technologies to enable users to wirelessly access computing devices, form
networks, and exchange information.
IVT BlueSoleil™ supports Windows 98SE/Me/2000/XP.
SMC Networks Sales mailto:email@example.com
contact details: Support http://www.smc.com/index.cfm?event=support&localeCode=EN_USA
Phone +1 800 762 4968
Web site http://www.smc.com/
Thrane & Thrane E-mail mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
contact details: Phone +45 3955 8800
Web site http://www.thrane.com
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Tested on products: EXPLORER 300 Software version: 2.00
EXPLORER 500 Software version: 2.00
EXPLORER 700 Software version: 2.00
SMC SMCBT-EDR: IVT BlueSoleil™ Software version: 2.3
Installing: Follow these simple steps to connect via Bluetooth to an EXPLORER terminal.
Insert the installation CD in your CD-ROM drive and install the Driver/Utility. If the installation window
do not start automatically then locate the on your CD-ROM drive.
Or you can download the IVT BlueSoleil software from the IVT website
http://www.ivtcorporation.com/download/BlueSoleil_Download.php and the following installation
procedure will be the same.
It will ask you to remove previously installed IVT BlueSoleil™ software if already installed on your
computer. Choose OK.
Reboot your PC (please refer to next page)
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Plug the SMC Bluetooth dongle into an available USB port on your computer.
Your computer will automatically detect the new hardware and install the correct drivers.
Now that the Bluetooth dongle is successfully installed you can switch-ON your EXPLORER terminal.
Make sure the Bluetooth interface is enabled on your EXPLORER
Type in any password you like and finish the remaining part of the installation.
Connecting: Start the BlueSoleil program on your PC.
Plug in the SMC Bluetooth dongle.
In the program interface, left-click on the red ball in the middle to search for Bluetooth device in the
range. The available devices will appear in the dash line around the red ball.
Right click on the device you wish to use and select “Pair device”.
In the pop-up window insert the passkey. By default the passkey is the serial number of the
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EXPLORER terminal which can be found on the back of the unit. A red mark “√” appears if the device
is successfully paired.
Double-click on the paired device, on the top of the BlueSoleil window the available service will be
framed and highlighted in yellow color.
Left click on the service you wish to connect to the device. Dial-up, serial port services are support by
EXPLORER 300, 500 and 700. LAN service is supported by EXPLORER 500 and 700.
► Dial-up service: In the Dial-Up Dialog, enter the dial-up number, User name, and Password. Then
click on the Dial button.
Dial *98# if you want a Standard data connection to the Internet and/or the web interface, or *99#
if you are going to connect only to the web interface of the EXPLORER terminal.
► LAN service: In the Connect Bluetooth LAP Connection dialog, enter the user name and
password if necessary. Click Connect.
When the PC and the paired device are connected, both the service and the device icons will turn in
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