AirPen (VB-PEN-007)

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    Product Overview

    Product Overview

    Charging the AirPen (VB-PEN-007)

    NOTE: Fully charge the AirPen (VB-PEN-007) before its first use.
    Charging the Pen
    1. Connect the USB Type C end of the included USB cable to the Charging Port of the AirPen (VB-PEN-007).
    2. Then connect the other end, the USB Type A, of the cable to a USB Type A port of a display or other power delivering device.
    3. When charging, the LED Indicator will be a steady red. When fully charged, the VB-PEN-007 can provide four (4) hours of use.
    4. NOTE: A short, 10 minute charge can provide one (1) hour of use.

    Powering On and Pairing the AirPen (VB-PEN-007)

    1. Plug the USB Receiver into a USB Type A port of a display device.
    2. Plug in the USB Receiver
    3. Press and hold the AirPen's (VB-PEN-007) Power Button for three (3) seconds to begin pairing.
    4. NOTE: When in pairing mode, the LED Indicator will be flashing blue.
      Press and Hold the Power Button
    5. After successfully powering on and pairing the VB-PEN-007, the LED Indicator will be a steady blue.

    Re-Pairing the AirPen (VB-PEN-007)

    If the AirPen (VB-PEN-007) needs to be re-paired, please follow the steps below:

    1. Remove the USB Receiver from the display device.
    2. Remove the USB Receiver
    3. Press and hold both the Volume Up and Volume Down buttons on the AirPen (VB-PEN-007) for three (3) seconds to enter pairing mode.
    4. NOTE: When in pairing mode, the LED Indicator will be flashing blue.
      Press and Hold the Volume Buttons
    5. Plug the USB Receiver into a USB Type A port of the display device.
    6. Plug the USB Receiver In
    7. When paired successfully, the LED Indicator will be a steady blue.

    Warning: Display title "AirPen Initial Setup" overrides earlier display title "AirPen Introduction".

    Pen Nibs

    The AirPen (VB-PEN-007) is equpped with two (2) pen nibs.

    Fine Nib Thick Nib
    Fine Nib
    Thick Nib
    Pen nib for infrared (IR) screens. Conductive pen nib for infrared (IR) and capacitive screens.
    NOTE: After 20 minutes of non-use, the pen will shut down and enter sleep mode. Please press the Power Button for three (3) seconds to re-enable it.

    Replacing Pen Nibs

    When the pen nib develops a sharp or rough edge, it can be replaced with replacement nibs. To replace a nib:

    Replacing the Pen Nibs
    1. Rotate the pen nib holder counterclockwise and remove the old pen nib.
    2. Insert the new pen nib and turn the pen nib holder clockwise to secure it.

    Using the Presenter Function

    You can press and hold the Air Mouse button to use the AirPen (VB-PEN-007) as an onscreen cursor, use the Previous Page and Next Page buttons as a previous page and next page switch, and the side Volume Up and Down buttons to control the volume level.

    Using the Presenter Function

    Pressing the Air Mouse button and Power Button at the same time will function as a left mouse click button.

    Using the Presenter Function

    Warning: Display title "Using the AirPen" overrides earlier display title "AirPen Initial Setup".

    AirPen (VB-PEN-007) Specifications

    Item Specifications
    Model No. VS19566
    P/N VB-PEN-007
    Wireless Connection Type RF 2.4 GHz, 802.11b
    Wireless Connection Distance 30 m (98.43 ft)
    Indicator Type Air Mouse
    Battery Type Li-ion Polymer Battery, ALP500950, 170mAh
    Battery Life 50 days (Rechargeable)
    Input Power Rating 5V/210mA, 1.05W
    Antenna Type Chip Antenna
    Automatic Sleep Mode 20 minutes of inactivity
    Operating Temperature 40° C (104° F)
    Operating System Compatibility Windows/Android/MacOS/Linux
    Dimensions 153.5 x 18.7 x 18.3 mm
    (6.04 x 0.74 x 0.72 in)
    Weight 21g (0.46 lbs)

    USB Receiver Specifications

    Item Specifications
    Model No. VS19567
    P/N VB-PEN-007-2
    Wireless Connection Type RF 2.4 GHz, 802.11b
    Wireless Connection Distance 30 m (98.43 ft)
    Supported USB USB 1.1 compatible with USB 2.0 and 3.0
    Input Power Rating 5V/16mA, 0.08W
    Antenna Type PIFA
    Dimensions 21.1 x 12.1 x 4.7 mm
    (0.83 x 0.48 x 0.19 in)
    Weight 1.5 g (0.003 lbs)

    LED Indicator Status

    Indicator Light Specifications
    Blue (Steady) Powered on and paired
    Blue (Flashing Quickly) Pairing in progress
    Blue (Flashing Slowly) Low battery
    Red (Steady) Charging

    Warning: Display title "AirPen Specifications" overrides earlier display title "Using the AirPen".

    Compliance Information

    This section addresses all connected requirements and statements regarding regulations. Confirmed corresponding applications shall refer to nameplate labels and relevant markings on the unit.

    FCC Compliance Statement

    This device complies with part 15 of FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules.

    These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy, and if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

    • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
    • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
    • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
    • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

    Warning: You are cautioned that changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void your authority to operate the equipment.

    Industry Canada Statement

    CAN ICES-003(B) / NMB-003(B)

    AirPen VS19566
    USB Receiver VS19567
    FCC ID: GSS-VS19566 FCC ID: GSS-VS19567
    IC ID: 4280A-VS19566 IC ID: 4280A-VS19567

    FCC Radiation Exposure Statement

    This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with a minimum distance of 20 cm between the radiator & your body.

    Validity of using the module certification

    In the event that these conditions cannot be met (for example certain laptop configurations or co-location with another transmitter), then the FCC authorization for this module in combination with the host equipment is no longer considered valid and the FCC ID of the module cannot be used on the final product. In these circumstances, the OEM integrator will be responsible for re-evaluating the end product (including the transmitter) and obtaining a separate FCC authorization. Custom design antennas may be used, however the OEM installer must following the FCC 15.21 requirements and verify if new FCC approval will be necessary.

    IC Warning Statement

    This device complies with Industry Canada license- exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.

    Le présent appareil est conforme aux CNR d’Industrie Canada applicables aux appareils radio exempts de licence. L’exploitation est autorisée aux deux conditions suivantes : ( 1 ) l’appareil ne doit pas produire de brouillage, et ( 2) l’utilisateur de l’appareil doit accepter tout brouillage radioélectrique subi, méme si le brouillage est susceptible d’en compromettre le fonctionnement.

    CE Conformity for European Countries

    The device complies with the EMC Directive 2014/30/EU, Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU and Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU.

    The following information is only for EU-member states:

    The mark shown to the right is in compliance with the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE). The mark indicates the requirement NOT to dispose of the equipment as unsorted municipal waste, but use the return and collection systems according to local law.
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    Declaration of RoHS2 Compliance

    This product has been designed and manufactured in compliance with Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and the Council on restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS2 Directive) and is deemed to comply with the maximum concentration values issued by the European Technical Adaptation Committee (TAC) as shown below:

    Substance Proposed Maximum Concentration Actual Concentration
    Lead (Pb) 0.1% < 0.1%
    Mercury (Hg) 0.1% < 0.1%
    Cadmium (Cd) 0.01% < 0.01%
    Hexavalent Chromium (Cr6⁺) 0.1% < 0.1%
    Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) 0.1% < 0.1%
    Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) 0.1% < 0.1%
    Bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) 0.1% < 0.1%
    Butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP) 0.1% < 0.1%
    Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) 0.1% < 0.1%
    Diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) 0.1% < 0.1%

    Certain components of products as stated above are exempted under the Annex III of the RoHS2 Directives as noted below. Examples of exempted components are:

    • Copper alloy containing up to 4% lead by weight.
    • Lead in high melting temperature type solders (i.e. lead-based alloys containing 85% by weight or more lead).
    • Electrical and electronic components containing lead in a glass or ceramic other than dielectric ceramic in capacitors, e.g. piezoelectronic devices, or in a glass or ceramic matrix compound.
    • Lead in dielectric ceramic in capacitors for a rated voltage of 125V AC or 250V DC or higher.

    Indian Restriction of Hazardous Substances

    Restriction on Hazardous Substances statement (India). This product complies with the “India E-waste Rule 2011” and prohibits use of lead, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls or polybrominated diphenyl ethers in concentrations exceeding 0.1 weight % and 0.01 weight % for cadmium, except for the exemptions set in Schedule 2 of the Rule.

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    Warning: Display title "AirPen Regulatory and Service Information" overrides earlier display title "AirPen Specifications".

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    Warning: Display title "AirPen (VB-PEN-007)" overrides earlier display title "AirPen Regulatory and Service Information".