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User Guide

Bluetooth Wireless Presentation Solution for


Palm Mobile Devices

Model Number: PS6B1V

Pitch Duo™ is a complete presentation solution for Palm


Mobile Devices running Palm OS 4.0 and later, and provides
connection to your projection device via Bluetooth or USB.

The solution includes:

• Pitch Duo™ unit


• A power supply for powering Pitch Duo
• Quick Pitch Guide
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents .................................................................................... ii

Introduction.............................................................................................. 1
Minimum Requirements....................................................................... 1
Product Registration ............................................................................ 1

Chapter 1 Getting Started ....................................................................... 2


Before You Start .................................................................................. 2

Chapter 2 Before Your Presentation...................................................... 3


Install the Software .............................................................................. 3
Verify the Installation ................................................................................ 7
Connect Pitch Duo............................................................................... 8
Communicating with Pitch Duo............................................................ 9
Using USB .............................................................................................. 10
Using Bluetooth ...................................................................................... 11

Chapter 3 Preparing For Your Presentation ....................................... 12

Chapter 4 Giving Your Presentations.................................................. 13


Managing Your Presentation ............................................................. 14
Managing Individual Slides..................................................................... 14
View Menu ....................................................................................... 14
List View .................................................................................... 15
Slide View.................................................................................. 15
Text View................................................................................... 15
Note View .................................................................................. 16
Slide Menu ....................................................................................... 16
Pres Menu........................................................................................ 17
Using QDisplay for Remote Display .................................................. 18

Chapter 5 Tips & Tricks: ....................................................................... 19

Chapter 6 Important Notes: .................................................................. 20

Appendix A Regulatory Information .................................................... 21


FCC Statement .................................................................................. 21
Caution ................................................................................................... 21

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A Guide to Pitch Duo iii
Introduction
Minimum Requirements
The following minimum requirements must be met for the Mobile Device
and desktop computer:

• A Mobile Device capable of connecting via Bluetooth or USB and


running Palm OS 4.0 and later.

• Pitch Duo unit

• AC power adapter for Pitch Duo

• An external display device such as a monitor or projector that


supports VGA, SVGA, XGA connectivity

• SVGA (DB-15 pin) cable

• Computer running Windows 2000/XP with an Internet connection


and the HotSync application installed.

Product Registration
Thank you for purchasing Pitch Duo. We strongly encourage you to
register this product so that we may keep you notified of pertinent
updates and relevant product information. Failure to register does not
diminish your warranty. We provide free product support to registered
users for the first 90 (ninety) days from the purchase date.

Registration may be completed online at: www.iGoPitch.com.

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Chapter 1
Getting Started
Before You Start
In order to ensure a successful installation of the Pitch™ Duo software it
is first necessary to confirm that your Mobile Device and your computer
are connected and configured correctly. You must also make sure you
are using the correct version of HotSync® for your Mobile Device’s
operating system.

Once you have the correct version of HotSync® installed on your host
computer, you will need to connect your Mobile Device to your computer
via the USB cable and perform a HotSync® operation. Keep the device
connected and turned on to continue.
a. If the HotSync® is successful, go to the Install the Software
section.
b. If the HotSync® is unsuccessful, refer to your Mobile Device
documentation for guidance in configuring the device and
conducting a HotSync®. Continued problems should be
addressed with the device manufacturer or Palm technical
support.

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Chapter 2
Before Your Presentation
Install the Software
The software is available online at www.iGoPitch.com. Simply go to the
website and download the self-extracting archive. The files will extract to
a folder called c:\pitchduo, unless you changed to a new location. Find
the SETUP.EXE file and double-click it to start the installation.

Next, click on the Next


button to install the Pitch
software.

Review the license


agreement and click on
the Checkbox to agree
with the terms. Then, click
on the Next button to
continue.

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This window displays
important information
about using your Pitch
Duo. When you are
finished reviewing this
information, click on the
Next button to continue

You will be prompted to


select a location for the
installation. You may
browse to a new folder
location, or simply click on
the Next button to select
the default location.

If you see the following image, another version of the Pitch software has
already been found on your computer.

Select Yes
to overwrite
the old
version.

Be aware that after you finish this installation and HotSync® the
new files to your Mobile Device, you will have to manually delete
two files from your Mobile Device. Instructions on how to do this
will be provided later.

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Click on PalmOS
installation to select it
from the list. Then click
on the Next button to
continue.

Select the Program Group


where you want the Pitch
software installed and
click on the Next button to
continue.

Now that you have


defined your installation,
click on the Next button
to begin the installation.

Select a Username from


the dropdown list.
Username must already
be in the list to be
selected. Click OK to
continue.

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Click on the
iDisplay.prc and the
iPresent.prc files.
When they are
highlighted, click on the
Remove button to
delete these files from
your installation.

Click on the Add button.


Then browse to the
c:\\pitchduo folder on
your computer. Click on
the QDisplay_1.7.1.prc
and QPLite_1.7.1.prc
files to highlight them.
Then click on the Open
button to add them to the
Install Tool window so
they will HotSync® to your
Mobile Device. Finally,
click on the Done button
to complete the
installation and prepare
for a HotSync®.

The addition of the new


files during your next
HotSync® will be
confirmed. Click on the
OK button to continue.

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Your software installation
is now completed. Click
on the OK button to exit
the installation program.

Now you can reconnect your Mobile Device to your host computer and
perform a HotSync® operation to complete the software installation.

Verify the Installation


Connect your Mobile Device to your host
computer and perform a HotSync®.
QDisplay and QPLite will automatically
be installed to your Mobile Device.

To verify the installation, take the Mobile Device, and tap on the Home
icon. Then look for the icons in the Home window. If you find them, you
are ready to continue.

If you don’t, you will have to open the palmOne


Quick Install program using the icon on your
desktop and try to reinstall them again. Simply
browse to the c:\pitchduo folder and reselect them
again, then HotSync® again.

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Connect Pitch Duo
Now that the Quickpoint software is installed, it is time to connect your
Pitch Duo before you configure your Mobile Device,
• For Wireless Bluetooth® Connectivity - Connect the Bluetooth
Adapter to the USB Connector on the side opposite the Power
Connector. (See Chapter 2 for information on how to set up your
Mobile Device to connect via Bluetooth.)
• For USB Connectivity – Connect the USB
cable from your computer and
connect it to the USB
Connector below the Power
Connector.

• Connect the monitor, display, or projector to the DB-15 pin


SVGA Connector on the rear of the Pitch Duo.
• For your convenience, Pitch Duo also provides PS2 ports to allow you
to connect a keyboard or mouse.
• Connect the Power Adapter to the Power Connector.
• Turn on all devices when you have finished the connections.

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Communicating with Pitch Duo
Pitch Duo communicates with your Mobile Device via either Bluetooth or
USB – your choice. It is, therefore, important for you to decide how you
want to use your Mobile Device with Pitch Duo. Do you want to use
Bluetooth, USB, or maybe both (just not at the same time)?

Before you continue, you should make sure your Pitch Duo is connected
to your monitor or other display device and the Bluetooth Dongle and
power adapter are also connected.

To configure your Mobile Device, just follow these simple steps:

Tap on the Home Icon.

Tap on the QPLite Icon.

This is the main access to


QPLite functions.

Tap on Quickpoint Lite in


the upper left corner of the
window to tell QPLite how to
communicate with Pitch.

Tap on the Quickpoint Lite


button (see above graphic) to
open the Communications
Setup Menu.

Then, on the dropdown


Options menu, tap on
Bluetooth to configure your
Mobile Device to communicate
with Pitch.

If you want to use USB, go to


the Using USB section. If you
want to use Bluetooth, go to
the Using Bluetooth section.

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Using USB
To use USB to communicate with Pitch Duo, unplug your USB cable from
your host computer and connect it to the USB connector directly below
the power connector.

Be sure you have the power adapter connected to your Pitch Duo.

DO NOT CHECK the checkbox.

Simply tap on the OK button for USB


communications.

Your Mobile Device is now


configured to use USB to
communicate with Pitch.

Any available PowerPoint


presentations will be displayed
in the main window on this
screen.

The Open and Delete buttons


at the bottom of the screen
allow you to manage your
presentations. The Beam
button is part of a legacy
function that is not supported on
current Mobile Devices.

Now that Pitch is configured to use USB communications, you can go


directly to Chapter 3 to prepare your PowerPoint Presentations for use
with Pitch.

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Using Bluetooth
To communicate with Pitch Duo using Bluetooth, make sure your
Bluetooth Adapter is connected to the USB connector on the side
opposite the power connector.

Be sure you have turned on the power to your Pitch Duo device.

Simply tap on the checkbox to tell


QPLite that you want to “Connect with
Bluetooth” and then. tap on the OK
button.

If Bluetooth is not already turned on,


you will be prompted to turn it on.
Tap on the “OK” button to turn
Bluetooth on and continue.

The next window shows you a list


of Bluetooth devices visible to
your Mobile Device. Tap on your
Pitch Duo; then tap on the “OK”
button to continue.

If there a quite a few devices in


the list, tap on the Drop-Down list
beside Show: and select “Nearby
devices” to narrow the search.

If more than one Pitch Duo is discovered,


select the one that matches the MAC address
on the back of the Bluetooth dongle attached
to your Pitch Duo. This MAC address,
highlighted in this sample label, will match a
MAC address displayed in the Bluetooth
devices window.
Now that Pitch is configured to use Bluetooth communications, you can
go directly to Chapter 3 to prepare your PowerPoint Presentations for use
with Pitch.

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Chapter 3
Preparing For Your Presentation
With Pitch Duo you can easily use your Mobile Device to make a
PowerPoint Presentation by following these simple steps:
• On your computer – Create a PowerPoint Presentation and save it, or
locate an existing one. Be sure your Mobile Device is connected to
the computer before you continue.
• On your computer – Double-click on the iPresent for
PalmOS icon on your desktop. This icon was automatically
placed there by the Setup program.

You may also open the iPresent for PalmOS program by selecting it
from the Pitch Program Group.
• On your computer – Use
the Select File button on
the pop-up iPresent for
pitch window to locate a
PowerPoint presentation
file (.PPT), or “drag & drop”
the file onto this window to
start the file conversion
process.

• On your computer – You will be


prompted to confirm that you want
to add the converted presentation
to your Mobile Device during your
next HotSync®. The new file will
have a .pdb extension. The
converted file will be saved with
the original presentation name
unless you change it. Click the OK
button to save the converted file.
• On your computer – The new
converted file is stored in the
PalmOne Quick Install application
and will automatically be
synchronized with your Mobile Device during the next HotSync®.

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Chapter 4
Giving Your Presentations
Go to the Home window and use the Stylus to tap on the
QPLite icon.

All available PowerPoint


presentations will be displayed
in the main window on this
screen.
Select the one you want by
simply tapping on the file name.

The Open and Delete buttons


at the bottom of the screen
allow you to manage your
presentations. The Beam
button is part of a legacy
function that is not supported on
current Mobile Devices.

Once the presentation is loaded, the Mobile Device will display a list of
the slides in the presentation. You can progress through the presentation
by pressing the  or  icons at the bottom of the window. You may also
simple click on the slide # in the display window.

This feature allows you to quickly return to a specific slide whenever


you need revisit a topic or point.

Next, to display the presentation on the remote display device,


tap on the Display PowerPoint Icon at the bottom of the screen.

If your presentation is large (Pitch Duo has a 32MB limit), you may
wish to reconfigure your Mobile Device connection to use the USB
settings for this step. (See Communicating with Pitch for setup
instructions.) Then, after your presentation has been transferred to
Pitch Duo’s onboard RAM, change the connection back to the
Bluetooth settings.

When you complete the presentation, be sure to close the


QPLite application by tapping on the EXIT button at the bottom
of the screen.

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Managing Your Presentation
Using QPLite and your Mobile Device you can make “real-time
adjustments” to your PowerPoint presentation “on the fly.”

For example, while you can display your PowerPoint presentation on your
remote display device, you can also view the presentation in four different
ways on your Mobile Device. You can also adjust your presentation “on
the fly” by hiding/unhiding slides, or rearranging the slide order.

Managing Individual Slides


To manage individuals during your presentation, you can go to Home
window.

Then tap on the QPLite icon.

Next, tap on your presentation to open it.

Once your presentation has been opened,


tap on the QPLite button in the upper left
corner of the QPLite window to choose
how you wish to manage your
presentation.

View Menu
To view the slides in your presentation in
different ways on your Mobile Device,
select the View option and then select to
view (1) List, (2) Slide, (3) Text, or (4)
Notes view. The graphic shown
illustrates the List view, which displays
the title and slide number of all slides in
the presentation. The active slide is
highlighted.

Tapping the  or  icons at the bottom


of the window will not only change the
active slide on the display device, but will
also increment the corresponding slide
details based on your choice of options 1
through 4.

You may also select any of these views from the


View icons conveniently located at the bottom of
the screen.

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List View
This is the default slide display view.
Clicking on this icon shows a list of all
slides in your presentation with the
slide # and name.
The slide currently being displayed is
highlighted.
You may change slides by simply
clicking on the next slide you want.
You may also use the or  arrows
in the lower right corner or the Mobile
Device’s up or down buttons to move
either up or down.

Slide View
Clicking on this icon will display a
thumbnail view of the active slide,
exactly as is is appearing on the remote
display device.
Notice that the slide number and title
appears at the top with the thumbnail
view shown in the main window. To
change slides in this view, tap on the 
and select another slide from the drop
down list.
You may also use the or  arrows in
the lower right corner or the Mobile
Device’s up or down buttons to move
either up or down.

Text View
Clicking on this icon will display the
text on the active slide.
Notice that the slide number and title
appears at the top with the actual slide
text shown in the main window. To
change slides in this view, tap on the
 and select another slide from the
drop down list.
You may also use the or  arrows
in the lower right corner or the Mobile
Device’s up or down buttons to move
either up or down.

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Note View
Clicking on this icon will display any
notes for the active slide.
Notice that the slide number and title
appears at the top with the actual slide
text shown in the main window. To
change slides in this view, tap on the 
and select another slide from the drop
down list.
You may also use the or  arrows in
the lower right corner or the Mobile
Device’s up or down buttons to move
either up or down.

Slide Menu
This menu allows you to customize
your presentation “on the fly.” You
can easily hide, unhide, or reorder
your slide presentation with simple
menu choices.
The Next and Previous options will
move you forward or backward from
the currently highlight slide. You
may also change slides by simply
clicking on the next slide you want.
You may also use the or 
arrows in the lower right corner or
the Mobile Device’s up or down
buttons to move either up or down.

Tapping on the Hide option will hide


the highlighted slide. Hidden slides
will be marked by a (H) behind the
slide number. Tapping on the
Unhide option will remove the (H)
marking and make the slide visible
again.

If you need to change the order of the slides in


your presentation, tap on the Reorder option.
Then select the new “slide order position” for the
active slide by using the or  arrows. This will
move the highlighted slide to the new position.
When you have finished, click the OK button.

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After you finish “Reorder”ing your presentation, the Reorder option
changes to a Restore option, allowing you to return to your original
presentation with a simple menu click.

Pres Menu

This menu allows you to Start


and Stop your presentation by
simply tapping the Start or Stop
options with the stylus.

The Auto Run option on this


menu allows your Pitch Duo to
run unattended. Just like
PowerPoint slide shows on your
host computer, the Auto Run
option allows you to configure
the amount of time you want
between slides.

The Restore Slide Order option is a duplicate of the one that appears on
the Slide menu after you reorder slides in your presentation. It has been
added here for your convenience and will also restore your slide
presentation to its original order.

To configure your presentation for “hands-


free” operation, you can adjust the amount of
time between slides by using the or 
arrows to increase or decrease the amount of
time between slides.

If you want your presentation to repeat itself in


a continuous loop, place a ; in the box for
Repeat Continuously.

If you want Pitch to run your presentation “without any Mobile Device
attached,” place a ; in the box for Standalone. If you check both boxes,
Pitch will continuously your presentation in a totally unattended fashion as
long as the Pitch has power.

Tap OK when you are finished. Be sure to return to the Pres Menu and
tap on the Start option to begin your hands-free presentation.

Once the presentation is running is a standalone mode, you may use your
Mobile Device for anything else you need. Pitch will continue to run your
presentation – completely unattended. To stop Pitch from operating in a
standalone mode, simply reconnect a Mobile Device to regain control. For
your convenience, any Mobile Device running a current version of QPLite
can perform this task. Alternately, you can simply unplug Pitch to clear it.

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Using QDisplay for Remote Display
With Pitch Duo you can easily view the contents of your Mobile Device’s
display window on a remote display device. This special feature provides
an invaluable tool – whether for training or for displaying different mobile
applications not directly associated to PowerPoint.

Using QDisplay, you can train small or large groups to use their Mobile
Devices or special applications on their Mobile Device. Simply connect a
Mobile Device to Pitch and connect Pitch to a Remote Display Device,
like a projector or large screen TV/monitor. Then demonstrate on your
Mobile Device everything you want your group to learn. They can now
see everything you are doing on the remote device and follow along on
their on their Mobile Devices, emulating your every action.

To set up your Mobile Device to use Pitch’s remote display feature, follow
these simple steps:

Go to the Home

Tap on the QPLite icon to bring up the Quickpoint screen.

Tap on the Quickdisplay button in the


upper left corner of the Quickdisplay
screen and select Bluetooth from the
Options Menu.

The next window that pops-up will allow


you to configure QDisplay to work with
either Bluetooth or USB.

To use USB, simply tap the OK button


WITHOUT placing a ; in the Connect
with Bluetooth checkbox.

To use Bluetooth simply place a ; in the


Connect with Bluetooth checkbox and then tap
the OK button.

The remote display device will now display everything you see on your
Mobile Device’s display window.

To stop the Remote Display feature, simply tap on the Home icon
followed by the QDisplay icon. Then tap on the Remote Display Stop
button in the center of the Quickdisplay window.

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Chapter 5
Tips & Tricks:

Slide Transitions: Although Pitch Duo does not support


bullet-building, you can use a similar
visual impact by using a base slide
with the first bullet and incrementing
the bullets on additional identical
slides.
Large Presentations: If you have a large presentation (up to
the 32MB Pitch limit), you can speed
your setup time by uploading the
presentation via USB. Then change
Quickpoint back to Bluetooth for
remote access during your
presentation.
Large Audience or Venue: If you are giving a presentation to a
large audience or in a large venue
where the distance between Pitch and
your Mobile Device would like exceed
Bluetooth’s typical range of 30 feet (10
meters), you can configure Pitch to
function as a standalone device. Use
Quickpoint’s Auto Run options to
create a timed slide presentation that
will also allow it to work even when you
are out of range.
Mobile Device Training: The best method of teaching a small or
large group to use their new Mobile
Device is to configure Pitch for remote
display. Because the Remote Display
option then shows everything the
Mobile Device does on the remote
display device, the trainees can then
follow along on their personal Mobile
Devices. This is a much better option
than having everyone gather around
your desk and look over everyone
else’s shoulder.

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Chapter 6
Important Notes:
1. Because Pitch Duo uses a high-performance Pentium-class CPU and
graphics system, it does create heat during extended use. This is
normal.
2. You can check for updated software and get additional information
about Pitch Duo at www.iGoPitch.com.
3. Please note that software updates are downloaded in ZIP format.
UnZip the software (ZIP utilities are available from www.pkware.com.)
prior to attempting installation.
4. Pitch Duo does not require a ‘trusted device’ status pairing to
communicate with Bluetooth Mobile Devices. The only requirement is
to enable and set-up Bluetooth connectivity on the Mobile Device. The
software applications will initiate the connection needed for
presentation or remote display.
5. The Pitch Duo product/software combination supports all recent
releases of PowerPoint and Microsoft Office, including, PowerPoint
2000 and later. It does not support earlier versions of PowerPoint.
6. The Pitch Duo does NOT support animation features, embedded
audio, embedded MPEG, live motion video, or bullet-building.
7. The Pitch Duo does NOT support IR communications on current
Mobile Devices.

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Appendix A
Regulatory Information
FCC Statement
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a
Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits
are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses
and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio
communications. However there is no guarantee that interference will not
occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful
interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by
turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct
the interference by one or more of the following measures:

• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna


• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to
which the receiver is connected
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. iGo is
not responsible for radio/TV interference caused by using unauthorized
cables or by making unauthorized changes to this equipment.

Caution
The manufacturer Regulatory Engineering Department must approve
changes or modifications not covered in this user guide in writing.
Changes or modifications made without written approval may void the
user authority to operate this equipment.

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©2006 Mobility Electronics, Inc. Mobility Electronics and iGo are registered
trademarks and Pitch is a trademark of Mobility Electronics, Inc. All other brand
names and logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
United States and foreign patents pending. Specifications are subject to change
without notice.

PN 190352-000-A

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