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FAQ'S

RS3x DIP Switch Settings for BLE & HID Modes

You set idChamp® RS3x RFID-NFC reader for different operating modes with DIP switch settings.  On this page you see how you setup the RS3x DIP switch settings for BLE & HID modes. You setup RS3x RFID engine using the RS3 NFC Setup iOS app. In addition, you setup RS3x RFID engine using the RS3 NFC Setup Android app. Note: the RS3x model RFID-NFC reader switch settings differ from the RS3 model. See here for setting RS3x switches in cabled mode. DIP Switch Setting Images For BLE Mode DIP switches S3 and S5

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RS3x DIP Switch Settings for Cabled Mode

You set idChamp® RS3x RFID-NFC reader DIP switch settings for different operating modes. Firstly, option 1 is to setup RS3x RFID engine using the RS3 NFC Setup iOS app. Secondly, you can setup RS3x RFID engine using the RS3 NFC Setup Android app. Finally you use cabled mode to setup the RFID-NFC engine with a Windows PC. For example, cabled mode you will use to setup the RS3x with the pcProxConfig app on Windows. When you use cabled mode, a USB RS-232 adapter is needed, along with an idChamp bridge

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RFID Badge & Smartphone Credential Attendance Management Kiosk

stratus-io Time and Attendance by Cloud-In-Hand Solutions Framework with the idChamp® NF4 RFID-NFC reader provides unmatched flexibility and convenience to read every type of RFID employee ID badge credential in common use (and many not so common) for attendance, training, meetings, and emergency evacuations. The Lillitab desktop kiosk shown in this video provides a convenient secure kiosk form factor (locked with a physical key) for unattended operations. Floor stand and wall-mount options are also available. Kiosks can support many Android and iOS devices. Cloud-In-Hand Solutions Framework can also provide soft

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Forklift Enabled by Employee Badge

Ensure safety and compliance for your company forklift operations so only properly trained and authorized forklift drivers can use equipment. Driving the forklift is enabled by an employee badge scan. One manufacturing company forklift report showed an operator drove the forklift for 56 hours straight. You can see obviously that’s not what was happening. First, this company’s prior solution was forklift operator use was enabled Bluetooth Beacons. Secondly, the beacon was detected and authenticated by their on-board Android application to register usage and task completion. Thirdly, the company failed to

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What’s the difference between active and passive RFID tags?

RFID tags are composed of several components—a micro-chip, a substrate (e.g., Mylar or plastic coating), and an antenna, which is attached to the micro-chip. The primary difference between active and passive RFID tags is that active tags incorporate a built-in power supply, while passive tags use the power from the electromagnetic wave from the RFID reader to send its data to the reader. Apart from this primary distinction, you’ll find more in-depth differences in the table below.   Active Tags Passive Tags Power Powered by internal source (e.g., battery or solar

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What are anti-metal RFID tags?

Anti-metal tags are specialized RFID tags that can be read from conductive surfaces, such as metal (something that regular tags can’t do). Learn more about anti-metal (aka on-metal) tags,  and contact serialio to speak with an RFID specialist.

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What is NFC?

NFC is an acronym for Near Field Communication. NFC is a fairly recent ‘labeling’ for a subset of RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) for short-range, wireless protocols. It’s most commonly used for close-range applications (hence the “near field”). NFC has some features that distinguish it from other forms of RFID, such as the capacity for bidirectional peer-to-peer communication.  To learn more about NFC, click here.

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What is RFID?

RFID (Radio-frequency identification) is a term used to refer to technology that uses electromagnetic fields to automatically identify people, livestock, assets, and more. To learn more about RFID, see our article on the topic here.

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