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How to disable the Bluetooth-SPP engine on the idChamp RS3

This support article demonstrates how to disable and re-enable the Bluetooth-SPP engine on the idChamp RS3. Before We Start Due to popular request, Serialio has released the RS3 Disable SPP-HID Android application that allows our customers to disable the Bluetooth-SPP engine on their idChamp RS3 Dual Engine RFID Scanners. This solution is primarily for those who use their idChamp RS3 exclusively in BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) mode and would like to turn off the Bluetooth-SPP engine to avoid conflicts and confusion. Before you disable the SPP engine, there are a

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How to change the Bluetooth awake timer on the idChamp RS3

By default, the idChamp RS3 Reader’s Bluetooth Smart module will turn off after 5 minutes of inactivity. This article will walk you through the steps to change the setting to disable that Bluetooth Awake timer. Update System Awake Timer Open the idChamp RS3 Reader and make sure that the switches match the pictures below: idChamp RS3 Reader Diagram For banks S2 and S3 (See diagram above). For banks S4 and S5 (Note: You will need to remove the idChamp RS3 Reader from the case to access these banks – See

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How to adjust the sleep timer on the idChamp RS3

You can adjust the sleep timer for the idChamp RS3 Reader to allow for a longer timeout period or disable it completely. To do so, you will need a USB-RS232 adapter and a terminal program such as TeraTerm or PuTTY. Follow the steps below to configure this timeout period (all typed commands will be without the quotes and followed by the enter key): For DIP switch banks S3 and S2: For DIP switch banks S4 and S5: 1. Set the DIP switches for Windows Bluetooth configuration mode (S2/S3 left, S4/S5

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How to configure the idChamp RS3 for Bluetooth-SPP mode

To prepare your idChamp RS3 for Bluetooth SPP, follow the instructions below. Use the DIP switch table at the end of this page for reference. 1. Power off your RS3 and take it out of its enclosure by unscrewing the four screws, then lifting the lid. 2. Locate the DIP switch banks labeled “S2” and “S3” along the short edge opposite the micro-USB port. 3. Grab a paperclip or similarly shaped object (pens are NOT recommended) and flip the DIP switches up or down to match the image below. If

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How to configure the idChamp RS3 for Bluetooth-HID (keyboard) mode

To prepare your idChamp RS3 for Bluetooth HID (otherwise known as “keyboard mode”), follow the instructions below. Use the DIP switch table at the end of this page for reference. 1. Power off your RS3 and take it out of its enclosure by unscrewing the four screws, then lifting the lid. 2. Locate the DIP switch banks labeled “S2” and “S3” along the short edge opposite the micro-USB port. 3. Grab a paperclip or similarly shaped object (pens are NOT recommended) and flip the DIP switches up or down to

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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 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 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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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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