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8. On and Off Modes


USB Connected

The C-Pen is always turned on when the USB cable is connected to a computer which is turned on.

The C-Pen will automatically turn off after 10 minutes if you turn off the computer.


Not USB Connected

The functions below are only available when the C-Pen is not connected to the computer via USB.



Press the Function button briefly to start the C-Pen.



Press and hold the Function button for 3 seconds to turn the C-Pen off.



Auto Off (10 min)

If the C-Pen is turned “on” and there is no connection to the host computer the C-Pen will automatically turn “off” after 10 minutes.


Auto Off (60 min)

If the C-Pen is turned “on” and connected via Bluetooth to the host computer it will stay on. However, if you do not scan anything for 60 minutes the C-Pen will turn “off”.



To reset the C-Pen, keep the Function button pressed (during “on”) for 14 seconds.



Discoverable Mode

If you want to use Windows Bluetooth Manager/Bluetooth Devices to pair the C-Pen with your computer, you must first put the C-Pen in Discoverable Mode. This will ensure that the C-Pen can be seen (discovered) by other Bluetooth devices (e.g. your computer).

To enter Discoverable Mode first turn off the C-Pen. Then press and hold the Function button for 6 seconds. When the blue LED starts to blink, the C-Pen is in Discoverable Mode.

The Bluetooth PIN of the C-Pen 3.5 is 1234.



The blue LED of the C-Pen indicates if the C-Pen is “on” or “off”. It will also indicate the current operational mode according to the table below.



LED Status Operational Mode
No LED Off
LED turned on or blinking On
LED blinking 1 time every third second Bluetooth connected
LED blinking 3 times per second Searching for Bluetooth host
LED blinking 1 time per second Discoverable mode
LED blinking rapidly Sending data





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