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This section provides an overview of what you must do to install StreetTalk VIP and its associated components. Review this material prior to installing the StreetTalk VIP application.
Make sure you have the following hardware and software components before installing the StreetTalk VIP application.
|Hardware or Software Component
|1 GB or larger CompactFlash card
||Used for storing Sendero maps. To install the entire United States, a 16 GB card is recommended.|
|Bluetooth GPS Receiver
||Obtains the necessary GPS data and provides it to StreetTalk VIP.|
|Socket Communications Bluetooth wireless CompactFlash (CF) card
||Provides Bluetooth interface between the PAC Mate Omni and the Bluetooth GPS receiver. Other brands of Bluetooth CF cards are not recommended.|
|Bonding code for your GPS receiver
(This is also known as the Bluetooth pass key.)
|If you are using the Bluetooth receiver included with the StreetTalk VIP bundle, your bonding code is 0000. If this code does not work, try 1234. Otherwise, consult your GPS receiver’s user documentation.|
|Necessary to obtain the map license key.|
Microsoft ActiveSync (Windows 2000 and XP) or Windows Mobile Device Center (Windows Vista)
|Needed to install StreetTalk VIP to your PAC Mate Omni and transfer Sendero map files.|
|PAC Mate Omni BX or QX
||Make sure that your PAC Mate Omni BX or QX has software release 6.2 or later installed. If you do not have release 6.2, go to the PAC Mate Headquarters, located at http://www.FreedomScientific.com, and follow the steps to obtain it.|
|PAC Mate Omni serial number||You will need to enter this in order to obtain your map license key. The serial number can be found in the center of the bottom surface of the PAC Mate Omni and is in print and braille.|
|StreetTalk VIP CD
||Freedom Scientific program CD that contains the StreetTalk VIP application.|
|StreetTalk VIP confirmation code
||You will need to enter this code in order to obtain your map license key. The confirmation
code is an eight-character alphanumeric code that appears as a label on
your StreetTalk VIP product box and on a braille/print StreetTalk VIP Activation
You will enter this code, along with additional information by going to http://pmactivate.com.
|StreetTalk VIP item number
||The item number identifies the maps you purchased with StreetTalk VIP. You will need to enter this number in order to obtain your map license key. The item number appears in print and braille on the outside of the case containing your map disc.|
|Your email address||Required so that you will receive the instructions for logging onto the Sendero Web site to obtain your license key.|
Step 1. The first step to installing StreetTalk VIP is to obtain your map license key from Sendero. This is described in the Obtaining Your Map License Key section.
Step 2. The second StreetTalk VIP installation step is to select and install Sendero maps to your storage card. This is described in the Installing Maps section.
Step 3. The third step is to install StreetTalk VIP.
Step 4. The fourth and final step is to set up the bluetooth connection between your PAC Mate Omni and GPS receiver.
Steps three and four are described in the Installing StreetTalk VIP on Your PAC Mate Omni section.