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Messerschmitt

KEY CARD SYSTEMS



Contactfree Transponder Key Cards
or
Magnetic Key Cards




Manual

Messerschmitt Hand Held Terminal
HHT 2008 / V1.xx



Messerschmitt Systems GmbH


Meiningerstrae 33
98544 Zella-Mehlis, Germany



Technical Service and Hot-Line- Support
Tel.: 03682/854-0 Fax: 03682/854-22
Website: www.messerschmitt.com
E-mail: info@messerschmitt.com



All rights, changes and errors reserved
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Directory
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1. Introduction 3
2. Start of the Handheld Terminal application 4
2.1. The main menu 5
2.2. Changing Settings of the Handheld Terminal software 7
2.3. Reading out and displaying the programming of a reader unit 6
2.4. Loading and displaying the transactions of a reader unit 9
2.5. Initialisation of a reader unit 10
2.5.1. Initialisation of a guest reader 11
2.5.2. Initialisation of a group reader 12
2.5.3. Initialisation of a staff reader 13
2.5.4. Initialisation of special area readers 14
2.5.5. Initialisation of lift readers 15
2.5.6. Initialisation of locker locks 16
2.6. Parameterize reader units 17
2.7. Set the internal Clock of a reader unit 19
2.8 Timeslots of the special area readers and staff readers 20
3. The data interchange between Handheld and PC 21
3.1. The data transfer software hhtdock_v3.exe 21
3.2. The information dialog About Handheld manager 24
3.3. The configuration dialog Change settings of the Handheld 25
3.3.1. The configuration dialog Settings 26
3.3.2. The configuration dialog Power save 27
3.4. The dialog Update database of the Handheld 28
3.5. The dialog Load database from the Handheld 29
4. The menu Service 30
4.1. The menu File transfer 30
4.2. The menuPrepare SD Card 32
5. Installation directions 33
6. General hints 34
7. Optional: Set up the MFT as an Encoder 35


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1. Introduction
The Messerschmitt Handheld Terminal HHT 2008 is used to initialize and to readout transactions of
reader units of the Messerschmitt Door Locking System HOCAS.
The device is scheduled for the contact free transponder card system and the magnetic card system. The
communication with the reader units can be made via serial cable connection or infrared.
The programs and the data base which included in delivery are located in the non volatile memory of the
Handheld Terminal on an external memory card.
Even after voltage breakdown, the data and the applications, which stored on the memory card, stay
there.
The following documentation refers to the handling of the Handheld Terminal as well as the related
PC Software hhtdock_v3.exe.
You can find technical details of the reader units in the corresponding descriptions.

The HHT 2008 disposes of a colour display with a
resolution of 320x240 pixels and an integrated touch
screen.

Included accessory in the delivery:
4 x NiMH AA Akku 2400mAh (already attached)
1 x wall plug transformer 230/ 9VDC-0,5A
1 x USB cabel 2m
1 x SD memory card 1GB (already attached)

The ports for the wall plug transformer and the USB
cable are located at the top of the device. Here you
also can find the infrared interface and the power
switch.
The SD card slot is located at the bottom of the
device.
The accumulator panel and the RESET button are
located on the backside of the device.

Pay Attention!
Dont use the Messerschmitt HHT with customary
batteries!
Just use the original power adaptor (dont use power adaptors >9VDC)!




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2. Start of the Handheld Terminal application
With switching on or resetting the Handheld Terminal you get to the login dialog.

Before using the handheld application, the users have to authenticate themselves.
The login data will be established with the HOCAS software on the Messerschmitt PC and will be
transferred during the data interchange with the Handheld Terminal.
Like in the program HOCAS2004, the users have to login with their name and password.



Ill. The login dialog

According to the user rights the menu items of the main menu will be fade in, if the login was successful.
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2.1. The main menu
Over the different buttons, depending to the rights of the logged in user, the user can access to the
different functions of the application.


Ill. the main dialog
Button Transactions
Opens the Transactions dialog to readout and display the transactions of a reader unit.

Button Information
Opens the Information dialog to readout and display the parameters and configuration of a reader unit.

Button Initializing
Opens the Initializing dialog to configure reader units.

Button Parameter
Opens the dialog to readout and to set different parameters of a reader unit.

Button Date/Time
This dialog is for reading out and setting the internal clock of reader units.

Button Timeslots
Opens the dialog to readout and to set diverse timeslots of a reader unit.

Button Setup
Displays a dialog, where settings of the application can be changed.
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Button About
A dialog with information about the software version and the contact addresses of the support.

Button Logout
The software will be terminated after confirmation.

























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2.2. Changing Settings of the Handheld Terminal software
The basic settings like the used interface will be made during the setup of the Handheld Terminal with the
PC Software. You also can directly change this settings with the Setup dialog in the Handheld
application.


ill. the settings dialog

Listbox Interface
Here, the user can choose the used communication interface. The possibilities are communication via
infrared ("IrDA") and communication via cable ("COM1: cable").
Listbox Card format
The card format has only effects to specific parameters during the initialisation of reader units and to
listed data, which are displayed in the information dialog.
Listbox Time until IDLE Mode
If there are no submissions on the Handheld Terminal during this time, the device switches automatically
in the IDLE mode the maximum time that can be choose are 5 minutes.
Listbox Time until Sleep Mode
If there are no submissions on the Handheld Terminal during this time, the device switches automatically
off the maximum time that can be choose are 10 minutes.

The Setup dialog loads the current settings. After quitting this dialog with the OK button, the set values
are immediately active.



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2.3. Reading out and displaying the programming of a reader unit
The dialog Informationprovides information about the current configuration of the current reader unit. It
will be shown without limitation, the room number, the type of reader, the security numbers, the special
areas and the current date and time of the unit.


ill. Der Leserinformations-Dialog

Button Read
Reads out the configuration of the current reader unit and shows the information in a list.

Button Back
The dialog will be quit immediately.










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2.4. Loading and displaying the transactions of a reader unit
Every card action on a reader unit will be saved in a special memory. This memory can be readout with
the help of the Transactions dialog. The containing entries will be referred to the current room, saved
into a spreadsheet and can be transferred later to the Messerschmitt PC to work on it.


ill. The Transactions dialog

The Transactionsdialog offers next to the reading out of saved transactions the possibility to analyse
happened access failures.

Button "Read"
It will be display the new entries since last reading out. The transactions memory of the reader units can
store a maximum of 400 actions.
If this memory is filled up, the oldest entries will be overwritten by the newest transactions.

Button "Back"
The dialog will be quit immediately.
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2.5. Initialisation of a reader unit
Every reader unit has to be initialized and to be configured after the installation. This procedure happens
with the menu item Initializing
In the process the reader gets the room number (e.g. number of the guest room for guest readers) as well
as additional data to limit the access (personal areas / groups and so on).
Furthermore the clock of the reader unit will be synchronized with the clock of the Handheld Terminal.
The data for the reader units have to define on the Messerschmitt PC with the application HOCAS2004
and have to be transferred via data transfer to the Handheld Terminal.

ill. Initializing dialog for guest readers

The initialisation of a reader unit starts with the choice of a room ( Room no.). Depending on the type of
the reader unit, it will be displayed a specified input mask, in which the access data for the chosen room
will be shown. This is used for the initialisation and data can be adjust, however the changed data will not
be written into to the Handheld Terminals data base. Because of that, modifications of the access data
should be done on the Messerschmitt PC. They can be transfer to the Handheld Terminal later.

The input field "log. no." has only relevancy for locker locks and is locked for all other types of devices.

ButtonInit
During the initialisation, the access data will be transferred to the reader unit.
Finally, the Transactionsmemory will be reset.
Button Back
The dialog will be quit immediately.
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2.5.1. Initialisation of a guest reader
Guest readers are generally reader units which are installed on guest doors. These doors only accept the
cards, that are encoded for that room and additional staff cards (e.g. Housekeeping), too.


ill. dialog INIT guest reader

The values that have to be set are stored in the database of the Handheld Terminal for each room and
will be set in the input mask of this dialog with the choice of a room number. Here you can change the
values afterwards if it is necessary, but changes will not be written into the database of the handheld!

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2.5.2. Initialisation of a group reader
Group readers can be configured in away, that they accept guest cards from several rooms, which is
suitable to manage suites. The assignment, which guest card will be accepted, have to be done with the
help of the management software HOCAS on the System PC.


ill. Dialog INIT group reader

The values inclusive the guest room relationship, that have to be set are stored in the database of the
Handheld Terminal and will be loaded in an internal puffer with the choice of a room number.

















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2.5.3. Initialisation of a staff reader

Staff readers check only the special areas besides the temporary limited permissions of a card.
In distinction from special readers, staff readers dont accept guest cards.


ill. INIT a staff reader

The values that have to be set are stored in the database of the Handheld Terminal for each room and
will be set in the input mask of this dialog with the choice of a room number. Here you can change the
values afterwards if it is necessary, but changes will not be written into the database of the handheld!

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2.5.4. Initialisation of special area readers
Special area readers check, if a temporal valid access card has the permission to access a special area.
If the area checking is disabled (special area = none), every valid card of the house will be accepted.
Because of that, special area readers are often used on main entrances.


ill. INIT a special area reader

The values that have to be set are stored in the database of the Handheld Terminal for each room and
will be set in the input mask of this dialog with the choice of a room number. Here you can change the
values afterwards if it is necessary, but changes will not be written into the database of the handheld!
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2.5.5. Initialisation of lift readers
The initialisation of a lift reader always depends on the structural conditions of the current house.


ill. INIT a lift reader

The values that have to be set are stored in the database of the Handheld Terminal for each room and
will be set in the input mask of this dialog with the choice of a room number. Here you can change the
values afterwards if it is necessary, but changes will not be written into the database of the handheld!

Choice Special area control
Only the floors with the correct permissions to the encoded special areas will be approached

Choice Floor control without tableau activation
The floor will be directly approach without an input on the tableau, if a guest card is used.
Here the tableau is disabled. The relevant floor will be detected by the room number of a guest card. If
staff cards are used, the tableau is enabled.

Choice Floor control with tableau activation
The floor will be directly approach without an input on the tableau, if a guest card is used. Additional the
tableau is enabled for entries, too. The relevant floor will be detected by the room number of a guest card.
If staff cards are used, the tableau is enabled.
The time of the activation of the tableau will be display in the field Time of activation. (stated in seconds)



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2.5.6. Initialisation of locker locks
The values that have to be set are stored in the database of the Handheld Terminal for each room and
will be set in the input mask of this dialog with the choice of a room number. Here you can change the
values afterwards if it is necessary, but these will not be taking over in the database of the handheld!


ill. INIT a locker lock

Guest locker choose mode
Configures the mode of a guest locker.

variable (every valid guest card)
If the locker is opened, he accepts any guest card.

static (only assigned guest card)
Only guest cards, where the locker number is set, can open the locker

Staff locker
The locker can be used with a staffcard. The staffmember has to be assigned manually by choosing from
the drop-down list.
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2.6. Parameterize reader units
Additional to the data for the initialisation, the reader unit needs information about the type of opening the
door (e.g. how and how long should be open). These values are pre-defined and can be configured in the
menu Parameter.


ill. the Parameter dialog

Button "Read all parameter"
Displays the current values of the reader unit and puts them in the input mask.

Button "Set all parameter"
All displayed values in the input mask will be transferred back to the reader unit.
The changes will be active immediately.
Pay Attention: Before the values can be written, the current values of the reader unit have to be loaded
(Button "Read all parameter").

Button "Back"
The dialog will be quit immediately. Changes of the parameters of a reader unit will not be made.

Duration door open
Duration in milliseconds in which the door or the door contact will be switched on and the green or blue
LED will be light up.




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Opening mode
This choice gives information about the kind of installation of the Key Card unit. That means, if the unit is
placed on the door or placed on the wall (for special doors). For wall installations, a potential-free contact
will be switched during the green LED is lighted up.

Daylight saving
These 2 values give information about the intercalary months from the standard to the daylight time and
from the daylight to the standard time.
The values are needed for the automatic correction of the internal reader clock. If there is no value set,
the automatic time correction is disabled.

Alternate opening
This value defines weather the reader opens and closes the door alternate. That means, the door will be
stayed open till a valid card is used to close the door.

Group reader: check area
Only for card format 4: The reader unit checks the staff areas, too.

DND: staff card opens the door
Contrary to the standard, the staff can opens a door, when the Do not disturb is set.

DND: Guest can not open door
For special doors (e.g. conference rooms) it is maybe necessary, that guest cards can not open the door,
when the Do not disturb is set.

HHT: wakeup by IrDA
This parameter activates the automatic wakeup, when data is detected via the IrDA interface.
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2.7. Set the internal Clock of a reader unit
Every reader unit has got an internal clock. After a battery change, that means when the power supply of
a reader unit was interrupted, the clock has to be corrected.
It can be made with this Date/Time dialog or with the help of a Date/Time card


ill. the Date/ Time dialog

Button Read
This option reads out and displays the internal clock of the current reader unit.

Button Set
This option corrects the internal clock of the current reader unit with the given values for date and time.

Button Back
The dialog will be quit immediately.

Pay Attention: The internal reader unit has to be corrected, if the power supply was interrupted (e.g.
battery change). The clock will automatically be set with the initialisation of reader units via Handheld
Terminal.

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2.8. Timeslots of the special area readers and staff readers
The reader units save the timeslots in form of a spreadsheet with 32 entries. The entries 0 to 29 are used
for the staff entrance.
Entry 30 describes the time period for the automatic door opening and the entry 31are used for the guest
entrance on special area readers. These values can be set here.

Pay Attention: There will be encoded the number of the timeslot on the staff cards, not the times.
Because of that, the timeslots on the System PC have to be the same like the timeslots in the reader units
and the timeslots, which are set in the Handheld Terminal. Potential changes have to be changed first on
the System PC. Values, that are changed via Handheld Terminal will not be stored in the handheld
terminal and so, they can not transferred to the System PC

Examples: Entrance for the whole day: 00:00 - 24:00
No automatic Locking : 24:00 - 24:00 (Timeslot 30)
Automatic Locking at 18:00,
but no automatic opening: 24:00 - 18:00 (Timeslot 30)


ill. The timeslot dialog
Button Read
The dialog reads out the timeslot of the current reader unit and displays it on the screen.

Button Set
This option transfers the displaying timeslots of the list to the reader unit.

Button Back
The dialog will be quit immediately.
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3. The data interchange between Handheld and PC
The data interchange between the Handheld Terminal HHT 2008 and the Messerschmitt System PC
happens via USB.
When the HHT is connected to the PC for the first time, the new hardware will be detected and the USB
driver has to be installed.
This Driver you can be found on the installation CD in the directory.
\Drivers\Messerschmitt USB Device Driver
After the installation of the USB driver, a new COM port will be set in the windows device manager.
Messerschmitt Systems AG USB -Device (COM3) (Example!)

3.1. The data transfer software hhtdock_v3.exe
With the help of the data transfer software hhtdock_v3.exe data can exchanged between the HHT and
the System PC. Also, the handheld can be initialized and configured with this software.

ill. Main screen menu of the hhtdock_v3.exe

At the start of the program, the configured COM interface will be searched.
If it will not be detected automatically, the interface can be set manual with the menu Connection
Connection Settings.

ill. Main menu of hhtdock_v3.exe


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With the button Scan for device you can search for the handheld again or you can choose manually a
COM port with the combo box..

ill. Menu Connection settings..


Click OKto use the chosen port.

If the Handheld Terminal is detected, the main screen will be display in a blue colour with a hint in the
right top corner connected.

If the basic colour is red and the hint shows not connected, the connection could not established.
In this case, make sure that the USB driver is installed correctly and execute a reset on the HHT. For this
purpose, click the button on the back of the device and after that; execute the Connection settings
dialog again.













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The menu bar is placed on the top of the main window.


ill. the menu of hhtdock_v3.exe

Here you can start all functions, which you can also start by clicking the big buttons in the centre of the
window.

The buttons

Transfers the data base to the HHT. The matching of data is always necessary when
modifications on the PCs data base result to differences to the configuration of the
reader units.

Transfers the transactions which are saved in the HHT to the PC.
The transactions will be write depending on the date into the monthly log files
Two queries has to be confirmed:
1. Shall all transactions be transferred
2. Shall the transaction spreadsheet on the HHT be cleared after data transfer

Shows the configuration dialog


Opens the service dialog with additional functions




Quits the application

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3.2. The information dialog About Handheld manager


ill. the about window

From the main window you can reach the information window to the application.
Here you get information of the program version, the used interface of the HHT and the contact address of
the company Messerschmitt Systems AG.
















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3.3. The configuration dialog Change settings of the Handheld
This dialog is for the configuration of the connected Handheld Terminal.
The different buttons on the bottom of this menu have the following functions.


ill. the configuration dialog


Button "Write configuration"
This function writes the settings to the handheld device after a confirmation.

Button "Read configuration"
Reads the current settings of the handheld device

Button "Defaults"
Set the configuration to default values.

Button "Back"
Close the dialog.

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3.3.1. The configuration dialog Settings

ill. the configuration dialog Settings

Input field "Device name"
Here you can declare a device name. The name is limited to 16 characters.

Combo box "Language"
Here you can change the language of the texts and dialogs that are displayed in the handheld application.
You can choose between English and German.

Combo box "Interface"
Here you can choose your interface for the communication with the reader units.
According to the interface on your reader units, you can choose between Cableand IrDA.

Label "Hotelcode"
Here the unique project code of your HOCAS System is presented. This code is allocated by the
company Messerschmitt and cannot be changed by the customer.

Label "Cardformat"
In the card format 4(2000) is the number of used special areas 40.
In the card format 5(2004) this value is 32 for guest cards and 56 for staff cards.
Furthermore there are used 5 extended card types in the card format 5. This setting cannot be changed
and is administrated by the System PC.

Combo boxes "Daylight saving time"
Here you set the months in which third weekend the switch from the daylight and standard time is
executed on the reader units. The European standard is March and October. You also can deactivate this
setting.
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3.3.2. The configuration dialog Power save


ill. the configuration dialog Settings

Combo box "IDLE mode after" Standby
If there are no user inputs on the touchscreen of the Handheld Terminal during this time, the device
switches automatically in the IDLE mode The time limit can be set to a maximum of 5 minutes.

Combo box "Power down after" - Switch Off
If there are no user inputs on the touchscreen of the Handheld Terminal during this time, the device
switches automatically off The time limit can be set to a maximum of 5 minutes.

Fader Display (brigthness)"
Here you can change the brightness during standard mode and the the IDLE mode.
standards: maximum : Level 5 maximum
IDLE mode : Level 1 minimum

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3.4. The dialog Update database of the Handheld
With the help of this menu the data bases of the System PC will be transferred to the
Handheld Terminal, if the following query will be confirmed with Yes.

ill. Confirmation

If data already exists on the HHT, a further query will ask you, if you want to overwrite the existing data.
Confirm the question with the standard Yes to All
.
ill. Confirmation File already existing

Afterwards the necessary files will be transferred to the Handheld Terminal

ill. action Copying file(s)
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3.5. The dialog Load database from the Handheld
The transactions, that has been read in from the reader units will be saved in
the HHT. This information can be transferred with the help of this menu to the
System PC. With the application HOCAS menu protocols you can
manage, select, edit and print out the access data.

After confirmation of a query, the access data will be transferred to the System PC.

ill. action Apply transactions

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4. Menu Service
The menu Service has got 3 tabs with additional and helpful functions.
Click OK to left the menu and return back to the main menu.

4.1. Menu File transfer

ill. menu File transfer

A right click with the mouse in one of the two lists opens a context menu, which offers additional functions
to manage files and listings.
Refresh Updates the display
New folder Creates a new folder
Copy Marks the chosen files for copy.
Paste Copies the marked files to the current position in the file
system
Delete Deletes the chosen files / listings

Abb. 1 Das Datei-Men
Rename Renames the current file / listing

With double click on a file, the preview will be executed.
Data base spreadsheets (DBase or Paradox spreadsheets) will be shown in a special dialog.

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Further Buttons

Transfers the marked files to the System PC



Transfers the marked files to the Handheld Terminal.




4.2. Menu Prepare SD Card

ill. menu Prepare SD card

If it is necessary to use a new memory card (because the provided card is damaged), the card has to be
format before you can use it. You can do this with clicking on the button Quick format in the menu tab
Prepare SD card. With the Button Detect you can analyze the deployed memory card.




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4.3. Menu Screenshot


ill. menu Screenshot

The functions Make screenshot of handheld display and Save screenshot to file represent tools to
save screenshots of the HHT on the System PC.
For example, the currently read out access data can be save as a bitmap on the PC.









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5. Installation directions
According to your system configuration, you have to follow the following installation hints before
you can use the Handheld Terminal:
I. If you use a Messerschmitt System without any according USB device (e.g. USB encoder),
you have to install the USB drivers for the HHT. You can find it on the provided installation
disc. To this, connect the HHT to the PC. The following dialog will be shown:

Follow the instruction of the install manager and give the following path to the driver!
E:\Drivers\Messerschmitt USB Device Driver\
(The drive character depends on your system configuration)
II. To install the application hhtdock_v3.exe insert the provided installation disc in you cd /
dvd drive. The installation dialog will be start automatically. You can also start the setup by
clicking the setup.exe
III. The last is to reregister your complete system, so that the application can be used with the
other system modules. For that, started the HOCAS application and choose in the start
window the option Licence. Put in the field the new licence code, which you can find in the
text file Licence.txt in the folder Licence on your installation disc
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If you have ordered a complete Messerschmitt System with a Handheld Terminal, normally
the PC, the Handheld and the attached software will be installed and preconfigured.

6. General hints
Dont use the Messerschmitt HHT with customary batteries
The charging period is 12 hours
To charge the device you have to connect to the power adaptor and to switch on the device
temporary
For the communication with the provided docking software hhtdock_v3.exe the device has to be
connected via USB
Make sure, that the device gets additional power from the power supply, if the device is connected
to the pc. Use the provided power supply adaptor, so that the proper working is guaranteed
Make sure, that the Daylight saving time is set correctly in the settings dialog of the docking
software hhtdock_v3.exe. If you didnt need this option, disable it. (page 26)


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7. Optional: Set up the MFT as an Encoder
The Messerschmitt Handheld in the version Messerschmitt MFT/Transcoder Version 1.xx offers beside
the initialisation and analyzing tools for Messerschmitt reader units the opportunity to encode cards.
To use the device as an encoder, you have to follow the instructions listed below:
Make sure, that the docking software hhtdock_v3.exe is not running
Connect the MFT with the power supply and with the pc via the USB-interface
In the HOCAS configuration file C:\Windows\HOC7000.ini you have to define the COM-Port of
the device as an encoder interface:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
[CODBUS]
Exist=1
Bus1=MFT,\\.\COM3
;Bus2=\\.\COM39,9600,8,O,1,50
;Bus3=\\.\COM7,9600,8,O,1,20
;Bus4=\\.\COM8,9600,8,O,1,20

Device1=1,1,,6
;Device2=2,1,,6
;Device3=3,1,,6
;Device4=4,1,,6

<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
BUS1 means the assigned BUS, on which the
MFT shall be defined as an encoder interface

COM3 means the assigned COM Port.
The Port is depending on the given system
configuration. To find out the port, right click on
workspace, then choose
PropertiesHardwareDevice Manager and
expand Ports(COM und LPT)

if your licence support the use of more then one encoder, you can configure additional encoders the same
way using another BUS number

Finally restart the CODBUS.exe. Now, the

MFT should be change into the encoding

mode and the CODBUS.exe should be

display a message similar to the one shown

in ill.Codbus.exe






ill. CODBUS.exe
ill. Device manager