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How to configure the BlueSnap RS-232 to Bluetooth adapter

This guide will walk you through the process of configuring your BlueSnap module with a serial communication terminal on Windows. There are many serial communication terminals available, including JavaTerm and YAT. For this tutorial, we will be using Tera Term  on a Windows 10 PC. Tera Term is a free and can be downloaded here. You will need the following for this tutorial: The BlueSnap RS-232 to Bluetooth 2.1 adapter A USB to RS-232 adapter cable If your BlueSnap is male, you will need a Female-to-Female NULL Modem A terminal application such as

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Scales Known to Work with BlueSnap M6A Wireless RS-232 iOS, Android & More

BlueSnap M6A Wireless Bluetooth BLE to RS232 dongle/adapter can work to wirelessly enable hundreds of RS232 scale models. The following is a list of scales that have been reported as known to work with BlueSnap M6A Bluetooth wireless dongle using apps like SerialMagic Keys iOS, Android, MacOS, Windows 10, and 3rd party apps that implement the serialio.com Serial Device Manager (SDM) libraries. This list is not exhaustive by any means, there are hundreds of models that work. Using the BlueSnap M6A and SerialMagic,  iScanBrowser, Mobile Grid, you can collect and process

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Do NOT use the Zentri BLE OTA app with the BlueSnap Smart

We DO NOT recommend using the Zentri BLE OTA application with the BlueSnap Smart Bluetooth 4.0 to RS232 adapter. Using this application to flash the BlueSnap’s firmware will more than likely brick the device. This is because the Zentri application loads the default firmware (the only firmware that should be loaded on the BlueSnap Smart is “minnow-1.0.05”). If you have made this mistake, your device will no longer have the “BlueSnap-XXXX” naming scheme and may not power on. This is NOT covered under warranty. However, there is a chance that

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How to configure the BlueSnap AAA with OS X

This guide provides instructions on how to connect a Mac OS X computer to an external serial device with a BlueSnap AAA and CoolTerm (*or your preferred terminal application) You will need: A Mac with a terminal application installed BlueSnap AAA dongle Step-by-Step Guide Note: You must first configure your terminal application for communication with the BlueSnap’s default COM settings (shown below.) 1. Begin by connecting your BlueSnap AAA to your Mac 2. Navigate to System Preferences → Bluetooth 3. Once the BlueSnap AAA is connected, launch your terminal application

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How to use two BlueSnap adapters to create a SPP-HID bridge

This guide will demonstrate how to use two BlueSnap Bluetooth 2.1 to RS-232 Adapters to form a bridge to connect SPP and HID devices. Step-by-Step Guide 1. Verify that your idChamp is set to connect to Android (SPP mode) and then power it on 2. Connect your BlueSnap SPP dongle to your PC with the configuration cables 3. Launch Terminal 4. Make sure your bit-rate, parity, and stop are correct and then click OK to connect 5. In JavaTerm (or your preferred terminal application): → Type $$$ to enter CMD mode

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How to setup the BlueSnap SPP-KEY Bridge to pair a Bluetooth SPP device with a Bluetooth HID device

To set up the BlueSnap Bridge, you connect one side of the bridge to the Bluetooth SPP (Serial Port Profile) device and the other side of the Bridge to the host supporting Bluetooth HID (keyboard). The Bridge can always be setup manually using a terminal program from a PC, Mac, or Linux PC using the Serialio.com USB to RS-232 adapter and BlueSnap Bridge cable (DB9 female to USB micro) both are available from Serialio.com. To Setup the bridge you MUST have cable set shown below or Android device with Bluetooth that

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What’s the default configuration of the BlueSnap Bluetooth to RS-232 adapter

This support article is intended as a quick reference guide for configuring a terminal emulator application for communication with the BlueSnap RS-232 Adapter (Bluetooth 2.1 and BLE). Default Serial Communication Settings These are the default communication values that BlueSnap adapters ship with (unless special ordered) Baud Rate → 115200 Parity → None Data Bits → 8 Stop Bits → 1 Flow Control → None Bluetooth Profile → SPP

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How to setup the BlueSnap for the Mitutoyo Absolute digital caliper & RS-232C converter (PN IT-007R)

This support article demonstrates how to set up a BlueSnap Bluetooth to RS-232 adapter for use with the Mitutoyo Absolute Digital Caliper and RS-232C converter.  1. Set the BlueSnap’s jumpers for DTE. RX = 2 TX = 3 RTS = 7 CTS = 8 2. Connect the BlueSnap adapter to a computer (Mac, Windows or Linux) using an RS-232 to USB converter. Once connected, launch JavaTerm or a similar terminal application. 3. Enable the RTS option for the terminal application. 4. Connect to the COM port that your computer assigned to the

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How to setup the BlueSnap AAA for use with the Fowler digital caliper

The article demonstrates how to set up the BlueSnap AAA Bluetooth 2.1 to RS-232 adapter for use with the Fowler digital caliper. Requirements The BlueSnap must have the DTR modification option and firmware version 4.77. Jumpers Set the BlueSnap’s jumpers for DTE. See page 3 in the BlueSnap manual. Establish a Connection via the Terminal 1. Connect the BlueSnap to a Mac or Windows PC via the RS-232 to USB configuration cable. 2. Launch a terminal application, and set the serial communication settings to match the BlueSnap defaults (see table below).

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BlueSnap Specifications

Operating Modes Mode Description Command Slave Mode Slave Mode is the default mode of the BlueSnap. While in this mode, other Bluetooth devices can discover and connect to the BlueSnap. SM,0 Master Mode Master Mode enables the ability to make outbound connections via the C command. SM,1 Trigger Mode Trigger Mode configures the BlueSnap to connect to the remote stored address automatically when data is received on the local serial port of the master. SM,2 Auto Master Mode Auto Master Mode configures the BlueSnap to automatically connect to the stored

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