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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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How to change the baud rate of the BlueSnap Smart dongle on Windows

The default baud rate for the BlueSnap Smart Dongle is 115200. Some applications may require a different baud rate. This article will walk you through the steps to change the baud rate (to 9600 in this example). You will need a terminal application like TeraTerm, PuTTy, or Serialio’s JavaTerm. We will use PuTTy in this example. You will also need a USB-RS232 cable to connect the BlueSnap Smart Dongle to the PC. Open PuTTy, select the Serial radio button and set your communication options to the correct COM port and

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BlueSnap Smart DEX “Send Fail” Error in Movilizer app

This article shows how to fix the “send fail” error in the Movilizer app when using the BlueSnap Smart BLE DEX dongle.   Connect your BlueSnap Smart with yACK BLE on iOS or Android Download the yACK BLE app from the iOS App Store or Googl Play Store Launch the app and connect to the BlueSnap  Tap “Command” on iOS or “STRM” on Android to switch from ‘Stream’ mode to ‘Command’ Mode Change the Baud Rate of the device to ‘9600’ In command mode, send the following commands (note: commands

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How to use yACK BLE to setup the BlueSnap Smart to pair with Windows 10 via BLE

This article demonstrates how to use the yACK BLE app for Android to set up the BlueSnap Smart BLE dongle to connect to Windows 10. Due to how Windows 10 Bluetooth pairing works, you cannot pair with the BlueSnap Smart without changing the “bl e e” setting from 0 to 1. Please note, that this process doesn’t work for Windows 7 (nor earlier versions of Windows). To follow through with this tutorial, you will need: The yACK BLE app (available on iOS and Android) A BlueSnap Smart dongle A Windows 10 computer

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How to pair the BlueSnap Smart with Windows 10 via BLE

This article demonstrates how to pair the BlueSnap Smart BLE dongle to connect to Windows 10. If you haven’t already set up your BlueSnap Smart dongle to be able to pair with Windows 10 (by default it will only pair with Android/iOS), please do so now by following our guide on configuring the BlueSnap Smart to pair with Windows 10.  Pair your BlueSnap Smart with Windows 10 Bluetooth settings 1. Make sure that your Window 10 PC or tablet supports Bluetooth Low Energy (Bluetooth 4.0 or later) and that Bluetooth

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Set Baudrate BlueSnap M6A Wireless RS232 (DB9) Adapter

This page shows how to set baudrate (aka bitrate) on BlueSnap M6A wireless RS232 Adapter. Load yACK BLE app on Android or iOS Connect to M6A with yACK BLE app. Android: tap STRM so it shows RCMD. iOS: Tap COMMAND. yACK BLE is now in COMMAND mode. Check the baudrate using command ‘get ua b’ (type “get ua b” on command line) then tap SEND (iOS / Android) Set the baudrate using command ‘set ua b baudrate’ then tap SEND, then use command ‘save’, now power off/on the BlueSnap M6A and the baudrate

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Fix for unresponsive BlueSnap Smart

This support article provides instructions on how to pair the Scanfob 2006 Bluetooth barcode scanner (as the master) with the BlueSnap standard Bluetooth to RS-232 adapter (as the slave) via SPP mode. For this tutorial, we will be configuring the Scanfob 2006 as the Bluetooth master and the BlueSnap as the Bluetooth slave. After you pair the Scanfob and the BlueSnap in this way, you can create a barcode of the BlueSnap’s MAC address that you can scan (with the paired Scanfob 2006) any time you want to connect to the BlueSnap. If the Scanfob 2006 begins to beep repeatedly instead of connecting to the BlueSnap, follow these instructions. 1. Turn

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How to pair in Bluetooth SPP vs Bluetooth Low Energy

This support article will demonstrate the differences and similarities between the pairing process for Bluetooth SPP (Serial Port Profile) and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). Although these two Bluetooth profiles are commonly used for a variety of applications, the focus of this guide is on the implications related to using Serialio’s Bluetooth scanners in either SPP or BLE mode. Click here to learn more about the difference between Bluetooth LE and Bluetooth SPP. The most important difference when switching between BLE and SPP is that you CANNOT pair through your device’s

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How to configure the BlueSnap Standard for the Nikon D300S camera and a Scanfob Brand barcode scanner

This article demonstrates the steps necessary to configure the BlueSnap Standard Bluetooth 2.1 to RS-232 adapter and a Serialio Scanfob Bluetooth barcode (or RFID) scanner (like the Scanfob® 2006 scanner) for use with a Nikon D300S camera. Configure the BlueSnap The first step is to make sure that the BlueSnap’s baud rate matches that of the Nikon D300S. By default, the BlueSnap has a baud rate of 115200. In order to communicate with the Nikon camera, the BlueSnap must be configured with a baud rate of 4800. To change the BlueSnap’s

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