Q: What COM port and settings should I use for the GPS?
Baud rate: 38400 if you are using Mini-GPS.
Baud rate: 9600 if you using U-Center.
Q: What COM port should I use for RS232/Serial port?
Q: How do I calibrate the touchscreen?
A: Open eGalaxTouch that can be found on the desktop -> Choose the "Tools" tab -> chose the calibration method you prefer.
Q: How do I configure the F1-F3 buttons?
A: Press "F1" and you can will see the options available.
Q: How do I make a factory reset?
A: connect an USB DVD Reader and insert the recovery CD that came with the unit.
The recovery will start automatically and you will enter DOS.
While in DOS please type D: and hit <enter>.
While in D: please type reccf and hit <enter>
The recovery will commence and after it is completed the unit will reboot.
Q: My WLAN is not seeing any networks, what can be wrong?
A: Click on your wireless network icon and choose "Open network and sharing center". On your left side you can find "Change adapter settings" click this. Click and hold the pen on "Wireless Network Connection" and choose properties.
Click on "configure" and choose the "Advanced" tab. Select the lowest option "Radio On/Off" and in the field "Value" select "Enable". When done tap OK and the Wireless should work as intended.
Q: Since it doesn't have a keyboard, how do I do a Control-Alt-Delete sequence on the Algiz 7?
A: Pressing the up and down arrow keys simultaneously will trigger "Control-Alt-Delete".
Q: How do I access the Camera?
A: The easiest way to reach the camera is through the function keys.
Default settings: A short touch on the F3 key. If the user has reprogrammed the function keys, you can do a short touch on the F1 key to see which keys are assigned to which actions.
Q: Is it best to store my unit with the batteries in or out of the device if the units won't be used for a while?
A: It's best to store batteries separately, charged to 40-50 percent, in a colder environment - 0 C to 10 C.
Q: Should I charge my battery every day, even if it isn't out of power?
A: Since today's batteries no longer have a "memory effect," harming battery efficiency with daily charging is no longer an issue. You can recharge them as often as you'd like.
Q: Is there any reason to run a battery all the way down before recharging?
A: No, there's not! For the best performance, avoid completely running down your lithium cell, and charge when you reach 5 percent battery remaining.
Q: How long should I expect a battery to last with standard use? What are the signs that I should get a new battery?
A: Expected lifetime is approximately 500 charges. Typically, an old battery will drain very quickly from 100 percent to about a half charge.