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How to use the RS3 NFC Setup app for iOS to setup the idChamp RS3

This support article will walk you through how to use Serialio’s RS3 NFC Setup application for Android to configure your idChamp RS3. If you do not have access to an Android device, you can also configure your idChamp RS3 with the RS3 NFC Setup application for iOS or pcProx Configuration Utility for Windows. idChamp RS3-HSE Diagram DIP Switch Orientation   1 2 3 4 5 6 S2 Down Down Up Up Down Down S3 Up Up Down Down     S4 Down Up Down Up     S5 Down Down

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How to use the RS3 NFC Setup app for Android to setup the idChamp RS3

This support article will walk you through how to use Serialio’s RS3 NFC Setup application for Android to configure your idChamp RS3. If you do not have access to an Android device, you can also configure your idChamp RS3 with the RS3 NFC Setup application for iOS or pcProx Configuration Utility for Windows. idChamp RS3-HSE Diagram DIP Switch Orientation   1 2 3 4 5 6 S2 Down Down Up Up Down Down S3 Up Up Down Down     S4 Down Up Down Up     S5 Down Down

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How to configure the idChamp RS3 for BLE mode (units built after August 2019)

NOTE: These instructions are for units built after August 2019. These units will have a white UART connector on the PCB board next to banks S4 and S5 Getting Started To prepare your idChamp RS3 for BLE mode, follow the instructions below.  You’ll need a Phillips head screwdriver and a paper clip or small tool for changing the DIP switches. In order to access all DIP switches, you’ll need to remove the outside case entirely. You can do this by removing the lid, turning the unit over, and gently tapping

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How to configure the idChamp RS3 for BLE mode (units purchased before August 2019)

NOTE: These instructions are for units built BEFORE August 2019. These units will NOT have a white UART connector on the PCB board next to banks S4 and S5 Getting Started To prepare your idChamp RS3 for BLE mode, follow the instructions below.  You’ll need a Phillips head screwdriver and a paper clip or small tool for changing the DIP switches. In order to access all DIP switches, you’ll need to remove the outside case entirely. You can do this by removing the lid, turning the unit over, and gently

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How To Setup idChamp® RS3x Switches

The idChamp® RS3x RFID-NFC reader is a wireless BLE device. With optional HID firmware, it can optionally work in Bluetooth HID mode. Instructions Power off your RS3, remove the four lid screws, then remove the lid. Locate switches S3, S5. Use a small plastic device to change the switch settings if needed.   1 2 3 4 5 6 S3 ON ON OFF OFF N/A N/A S5 OFF ON ON OFF OFF ON   1 2 3 4 5 6 S3 ON ON ON OFF N/A N/A S5 OFF ON

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How to put a battery-powered idChamp RS3 in ‘Always On’ mode (units built after August 2019)

NOTE: These instructions are for units built after August 2019. These units will have a white UART connector on the PCB board next to banks S4 and S5 Getting Started To prepare your idChamp RS3 for ‘Always On’ mode, follow the instructions below.  You’ll need a Phillips head screwdriver and a paper clip or small tool for changing the DIP switches. In order to access all DIP switches, you’ll need to remove the outside case entirely. You can do this by removing the lid, turning the unit over, and gently

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How to configure the idChamp RS3 to read a specific bit count

This support article demonstrates the configuration settings required to accurately read iClass cards of various bit counts. If you are using or planning to use the idChamp RS3 with iClass cards with a bit count other than 26, this article is for you. To accurately read cards with bit counts other than 26, you need to adjust the idChamp RS3’s configuration appropriately. There are three methods for configuring the idChamp RS3; with a Windows PC and the pcProx Configuration utility, with an Android device and the RS3-NFC Setup App, with an iOS device

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How to retrieve device information with yACK BLE for iOS

This support article demonstrates how to retrieve device information (in this case, we are retrieving information from the idChamp RS3 by using the yACK BLE app for iOS to send the get al command. The yACK BLE application is also available on Android.  1. First, make sure that the device is in BLE mode. The yACK BLE application only works with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). 2. Install the yACK BLE application from the App Store. Then, launch yACK BLE. 3. Power on your device. 4. yACK BLE immediately begins searching for nearby devices once launched. When you see

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How to remove idChamp RS3 keystroke delimiters on iOS

This support article demonstrates how to remove keystroke delimiters from the idChamp RS3 Dual Engine RFID Reader with the RS3-NFC Setup application for iOS. This tutorial assumes that you have already installed the RS3-NFC Setup application for iOS. If you have not already done so, please do so now. Adjust the DIP Switches for BLE Mode You must set the idChamp RS3’s DIP switches to BLE mode in order to adjust the configuration with the RS3-NFC Setup application for iOS. To see how to do this, click here. Once the RS3 is in BLE mode, you

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