Out of the Box

Make sure that your shipping box contains these items:

  • ScanPal Mobile Computer
    (Model EDA61K-0 or EDA61K-1)
  • Rechargeable 3.6 V Li-ion battery
  • Hand strap
  • Product documentation

If you ordered accessories for your mobile computer, verify that they are also included with the order. Be sure to keep the original packaging in case you need to return the mobile computer for service.

Note: EDA61K-0 models do not include a WWAN radio.

Memory Card Specifications

Honeywell recommends the use of Single Level Cell (SLC) industrial-grade microSD™ or microSDHC™ memory cards with ScanPal mobile computers for maximum performance and durability. Contact a Honeywell sales representative for additional information on qualified memory card options.

Mobile Computer Features

Honeywell EDA61K Series ScanPal Mobile Computer Powered by Android - Mobile Computer
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Install a Micro SIM Card

Only EDA61K-1 (WWAN) models support micro SIM card use for cellular phone features.
On EDA61K-0 (WLAN) models, the micro-SIM slot feature is limited to UICC card use for NFC Secure Element NFC link encryption only.

Honeywell EDA61K Series ScanPal Mobile Computer Powered by Android - sim card

Note: Always power off the computer before attempting to install or remove a card.

Install a microSD Card (Optional)

Note: Format the microSD card before initial use.

Honeywell EDA61K Series ScanPal Mobile Computer Powered by Android - sd card

Note: Always power off the computer before attempting to install or remove a card.

Install the Battery

The EDA61K ships with a Li-ion 3.6 V battery manufactured for Honeywell International Inc

warning 2
We recommend the use of Honeywell Li-ion battery packs. Use of any non-Honeywell battery may result in damage not covered by the warranty.
Ensure all components are dry prior to placing the battery in the computer. Mating wet components may cause damage not covered by the warranty.

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Charge the EDA61K

The EDA61K mobile computer ships with a partially charged battery. Charge the battery with an EDA61Kor EDA61K charging device for a minimum of 4 hours. Using the computer while charging the battery increases the time required to reach a full charge.

warning 2 We recommend the use of Honeywell accessories and power adapters. Use of any non-Honeywell accessories or power adapters may cause damage not
covered by the warranty.

EDA61K mobile computers are designed for use with EDA61K and EDA61K series charging accessories.
For more information about accessories, see the ScanPal EDA60/EDA61K Series Enterprise Mobile Computer Accessories Guide” at www.honeywellaidc.com.

warning 2 Ensure all components are dry prior to mating the computers and batteries with peripheral devices. Mating wet components may cause damage not covered by the warranty.

Remove the Battery

Honeywell EDA61K Series ScanPal Mobile Computer Powered by Android - battary

Turn Power On/Off

The first time you power on the computer, a Welcome screen appears. You can either scan a configuration bar code or use the Wizard to manually set up the computer. Once setup is complete, the Welcome screen no longer appears on startup, and Provisioning mode (see page 12) is automatically turned off (disabled).

To turn the computer on:

  • Press and hold the Power button for approximately 3 seconds, and then release.

To turn the computer off:

  1. Press and hold the Power button until the options menu appears.
  2. Touch Power off.

Note: You should always power off the computer before removing the battery.

Sleep Mode

Sleep mode automatically turns the touch panel display off and locks the computer to save battery power when the computer is inactive for a programmed period of time.

  1. Press and release the Power button to wake the computer.
  2. Drag the lock icon toward the top of the display to unlock the Mobile.

Adjust the Display Sleep Time

To adjust the amount of time before the display sleeps after inactivity:

  1. Swipe up on the Home screen.
  2. Select Settings > Display > Advanced > Sleep.
  3. Select the amount of time before the display goes to sleep.
  4. Press to return to the Home screen.

About the Home Screen

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To learn how to customize the Home screen, see the user guide.

For button locations, see Mobile Computer Features.

ButtonDescription
Honeywell EDA61K Series ScanPal Mobile Computer Powered by Android - buttonBackReturn to the previous screen.
Honeywell EDA61K Series ScanPal Mobile Computer Powered by Android - button 1HomeReturn to the Home screen.
Honeywell EDA61K Series ScanPal Mobile Computer Powered by Android - button 2ScanPress the left or right Scan button to trigger the scanner.
Honeywell EDA61K Series ScanPal Mobile Computer Powered by Android - button 3PowerSee Turn Power On/Off on page 8.

About Provisioning Mode

After completing the out-of-box setup process, the Provisioning mode is automatically turned off. Scanning a bar code to install applications, certificates, configuration files, and licenses on the computer is restricted unless you enable Provisioning mode in the Settings app. To learn more, see the user guide.

Scan a Bar Code with the Scan Demo

For optimum performance, avoid reflections by scanning the bar code at a slight angle.

  1. Swipe up on the screen to access all apps.
  2. Select Demos > Scan Demo.
  3. Point the computer at the bar code.
  4. Touch Scan on the screen or press and hold any Scan button. Center the aiming beam over the bar code.
Honeywell EDA61K Series ScanPal Mobile Computer Powered by Android - scan demo

The decode results appear on the screen.

Note: In the Scan Demo app, not all bar code symbologies are enabled by default. If a bar code does not scan, the correct symbology may not be enabled. To learn how to modify the default app settings, see the user guide.

Sync Data

To move files between your EDA61K and your computer:

  1. Connect the EDA61K to your computer using a USB charge/communication dock or snap-on.
  2. On the EDA61K, swipe down from the top of the screen to see the notifications panel.
  3. Select the Android System notification twice to open the options menu.
  4. Select either File Transfer or PTP.
  5. Open the file browser on your computer.
  6. Browse to the EDA61K. You can now copy, delete, and move files or folders between your computer and EDA61K as you would with any other storage drive (e.g., cut and paste or drag and drop).

Note: When Provisioning mode is turned off, some folders are hidden from view in the file browser.

Restart the Mobile Computer

You may need to restart the mobile computer to correct conditions where an application stops responding to the system or the computer seems to be locked up.

  1. Press and hold the Power button until the options menu appears.
  2. Select Restart.
    To restart the computer if the touch panel display is unresponsive:
    • Press and hold the Power button for approximately 8 seconds until the computer restarts.
    Note: To learn about advanced reset options, see the user guide.

Support

To search our knowledge base for a solution or to log into the
Technical Support portal and report a problem, go to www.hsmcontactsupport.com.

Documentation

Product documentation is available at www.honeywellaidc.com.

Limited Warranty

For warranty information, go to www.honeywellaidc.com and click Resources > Product Warranty.

Patents

For patent information, see www.hsmpats.com.

Documents / Resources

Honeywell EDA61K Series ScanPal Mobile Computer Powered by Android [pdf] User Guide
EDA61K1, HD5-EDA61K1, HD5EDA61K1, EDA61K Series, ScanPal Mobile Computer Powered by Android

References

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