The following article provides information about the setup and use of the keyboard dock for the Latitude 12 Rugged 7202 and Rugged Extreme 7212 Tablets.
The Latitude 12 Rugged Tablets have a IP-65 rated full-size keyboard dock as an optional ecosystem accessory.
(Fig.1 Keyboard Dock Front View)
IP stands for Ingress Protection. This is a series of ratings that define the different levels of effective sealing of electrical enclosures against intrusion.
The digit 65 indicates that this particular keyboard is enhanced with protection against dust and low pressure water jets.
The keyboard dock comes with a customisable backlit keyboard. The backlight can be set to a number of colours :
Use the Rugged Control Centre utility to set the keyboard backlight behaviour and to customise the colours.
Press the Fn + C keys repeatedly to cycle through the available backlight colours.
(Fig.2.1 Keyboard Layout - Backlight)
(Fig.2.2 Keyboard Layout - Brightness)
The keylock function is where the secondary features of the top row of keys on the keyboard dock, become the primary features once the keyboard shortcut to put the lock in place has been used. (You can still access the F1, F2, etc keys during this lock by using the Fn key.).
(Fig.3 Call out Fn key locations)
|1||Fn Lock Key||2||Affected Fn Keys|
Press the Fn + Esc keys together to enable the Fn Lock.
Secondary functions on keys below the top row are not affected by this lock and will still require the use of the Fn key to be used.
The Fn Lock can be disable by pressing the Fn + Esc keys against. This will return the function keys to they default actions.
Article ID: SLN298306
Last Date Modified: 09/26/2017 04:21 AM