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robklebes
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Questions about IRda Transmission with the Zire 72 (also other concerns)
      #19032 - 02/02/05 12:39 PM

I just placed an order for a Zire 72 I found on Ebay (200 USD and it's still factory sealed and the seller has 99.9% approval and 0 negative feedback with 800+ positive, lol), but I've not found anything saying whether or not the Zire 72 has an IR port on it. I was hoping to sync my old m100 (20 USD at a tag sale with leather case, original box and all contents, lol) to it, but I've long since misplaced the cable for the m100 and the Zire 72 uses a USB hotsync cable so I can't very well use that for my m100. I don't have much stored on it (as it's crapped out on me a few times lately, hence the upgrade, not to mention batteries dying and being unable to find/purchase more AAAs) but it'd still be convenient to not have to reenter my information (mostly due dates for my assignments in college plus a few notes). Thanks in advance for any help anyone can offer.

I've also noticed that unlike the Zire 71 which had a slide-opening camera, the 72 has a fixed one on the back. How durable is the lense and how well protected? I'm rather concerned about how well it will hold up with the lens constantly exposed. I'll probably end up storing it in the leather case I have for my m100, but even then, the unexpected can happen. Thanks again.


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felipe
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Re: Questions about IRda Transmission with the Zire 72 (also other concerns) [Re: robklebes]
      #19053 - 02/03/05 03:06 PM

Hello!!!

Obviously most of the palm handhelds not to say all have IRda Port..so u will be able to beam ur address without a problem..As far as the lens at the back is concerned, do not worry abt it..Most of the hones we get nowadays have exposed lens..but they still work fine...
U will enjoy ur Zire 72.

Felipe(palmFreal)

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Cuando Dios amanece, para todos amanece.


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dexter
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SD Wifi Zire 71 driver and installation [Re: robklebes]
      #19066 - 02/04/05 09:20 PM

SanDisk Response: (02/04/2005 12:05)
Please refer to the following link(s).

INSTALLATION PROCESS
Please try this:
Remove the SD Wi-FI card.
Tap on the circle(looks like a T with a small arrow pointing down) under the circle with the house or Home circle.
Tap on Delete
Tap NPPI, tap Delete, tap YES
Tap Pegas_palm5, tap Delete, tap Yes
Tap WiFi Setup, tap Delete, tap Yes
Tap WiFi Utilty, tap Delete, tap Yes
Tap Done
Soft Reset the PDA
Connect the Palm to the usb port if it is already not connected.
Insert the Palm on the Cradle if not already done so.
Reinstall the driver for the SD Wi-FI card for the Palm Zire. If when attempting to reinstall it asks to "modify, repair, or remove" Remove the driver and then click setup again to reinstall the driver
When the User list appears, choose the User you want to sync and click next
Press the Hot Sync button on the cradle
Click Done and then click Finish to complete the installation
Remove the PDA from the cradle
Tap on the home circle
You should see the two new icons related to SanDisk(WiFi Utility and WiFi setup)
Tap on the WiFi setup and Tap "I agree"
You will then be brought back to the Home page.
Tap on the "Prefs" Icon
Tap on "Network"
Tap on Service
Tap on Wlan
Tap on Done
Tap on House or Home icon
Soft Reset the PDA
Insert the SD Wi-Fi card
Tap on WiFi Utility
From this point, you should see your access points. Choose your access point that you want to connect and tap Connect

Palm Driver for SD Wi-Fi with X2.0 on back of card
Please refer to Link http://www.sandisk.com/tech/docs/palm-driver-v3.zip


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neo979
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Re: SD Wifi Zire 71 driver and installation [Re: dexter]
      #19136 - 02/11/05 04:39 PM

Quote:

SanDisk Response: (02/04/2005 12:05)
Please refer to the following link(s).

INSTALLATION PROCESS
...





Wrong thread?

I got these instructions from SanDisk too. My WiFi card still barely works with my Zire 71.


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