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Why the idChamp RS3 BLE Kiosk Models Require a Charge-ONLY Cable

The idChamp RS3 Bluetooth RFID reader comes in a diverse assortment of variations to support each of our customer’s unique needs. A standard configuration option among these variations is Kiosk BLE. Kiosk BLE models have no built-in batteries and auto power-on once you apply power via the micro-USB cable—which is ideal for many attendances and check-in solutions. However, the micro-USB power cable must be a CHARGE-ONLY cable (that is, a cable without the ability to send or receive data). Without a charge-only cable, the RS3 Kiosk BLE model cannot send

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How to pair your scanner with Android in HID “keyboard” mode

This document provides instructions on how to pair your scanner with Android in Bluetooth HID (“keyboard mode”). Please note that not all scanners sold by Serialio support HID mode. To see which Bluetooth mode your scanner supports, click here. Make sure your scanner is in HID mode. Make sure Bluetooth is enabled on your Android device. Make your scanner discoverable and connectable. Navigate to Android Bluetooth settings. Scan for nearby Bluetooth devices. Tap on your scanner’s name when it appears in the discovered devices list.

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How to set up the idChamp RS3 on Windows via a cabled connection with pcProx Configuration Utility

This page serves as a complete guide on how to use RFIDeas pcProx Configuration Utility for Windows to configure the idChamp RS3  You will need the following for this tutorial: A Windows PC pcProx Configuration Utility for Windows installed [Download Link] idChamp RS3 [Purchase Here] USB to RS-232 adapter cable [Purchase Here] RS-232 to micro USB adapter cable [Purchase Here] Prepare the RS3 for pcProx Set the idChamp RS3’s DIP switches for RS-232 communication (see image below).  Plug the RS3 into the Windows PC via the two configuration cables mentioned at the

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How to use yACK BLE iOS to setup idChamp EUA UHF RFID for Windows 10 BLE

This article demonstrates how to use yACK BLE for iOS (iPhone/iPad) to set up the idChamp EUA UHF RFID reader for pairing with Windows 10 via BLE. 1. Download yACK BLE from the App Store. 2. Launch yACK BLE. Make sure that Bluetooth is enabled on your iPhone or iPad. 3. Power on the idChamp EUA. 4. Tap on the idChamp EUA’s Bluetooth name when you see it within yACK BLE. 5. Select “Open Console.” 6. Switch from stream mode to command mode by tapping on “Command” (located at the

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How to Set Up the idChamp RS3 (HSE or LE), NF2 (BLE version), or RS4 with iScanBrowser for iOS in BLE Mode

Follow the steps below to set up your idChamp RS3-HSE, RS3-LE, NF2-BLE, or RS4 with iScanBrowser for iOS. 1. Set the idChamp RS3 DIP switches to BLE mode. 2. Power on your RS3. 3. Launch iScanBrowser. 4. Navigate to the Device Manager.  5. Tap on your RS3’s Bluetooth name when it appears beneath “Bluetooth LE Devices“ 6. Navigate to your web app within iScanBrowser. 7. Navigate to iScanBrowser’s Settings by tapping on the settings gear. 8. Scroll down to the bottom of the settings page and tap on “Edit WebForm Rules“ 9.

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How to Write NDEF Data to NFC Tags with the idChamp RS4 and iScanBrowser for iOS

This article demonstrates how to use the idChamp RS4 and iScanBrowser for iOS to write NDEF data to NFC tags. In the first section of this guide, we’ll learn how to write an NDEF record to a tag. In the second section, we’ll test the tag by reading the NDEF data. You will need: an idChamp RS4 RFID reader an NFC tag to write to an iPhone or iPad Before you get started, you’ll want to download iScanBrowser from the AppStore, power on your idChamp RS4, and launch iScanBrowser once it

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How to Use NFC Gears and Android’s Built-in NFC Reader with to Write NDEF Data

This guide demonstrates how to use Android built-in NFC reader and NFC Gears’ Write NDEF message feature (available in version 2.2.24 and later). You will need: NFC Gears (available on the Google Play Store) NFC enabled An NFC tag (with an empty NDEF data store) 1. Launch NFC Gears. 2. Tap on “SETTINGS.” 3. Hold the NFC tag up to your Android phone’s NFC sensor. 4. tap on “Write NDEF message.” You will receive a prompt explaining that the built-in NFC reader can only write to an empty tag. If you

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idChamp® NF4x, RS3x Wireless RFID-NFC Reader Connect Modes BLE, HID

idChamp® RS3x wireless RFID-NFC reader connects via BLE by default. This option is also available on idChamp NF4x, DX1x, RS4x, and when the firmware option is enabled, also for the BlueSnap M6A. To change wireless mode to HID mode for iOS/MacOS or HID mode for Windows 10, use the yACK BLE app. Pick the desired wireless mode, and tap SET MODE

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