FAQs For Cables & Adapters
WiSnap dongles are used to Wi-Fi enable RS-232 devices. The WiSnap is a Wi-Fi certified 802.11 b/g solution incorporating a 2.4GHz radio, processor, Full TCP/IP stack, real-time clock, FTP, DHCP, DNS and web server. WiSnap is available in models using AAA battery power or external power.
The WiSnap can be set up using two methods; connected via RS-232 to a computer (PC or Mac) or using the WiSnap Setup App for iOS. (or the WiSnap Setup Plus App for iOS) If you use a computer to set up the WiSnap, SerialIO recommends using a terminal tool like TeraTerm or CoolTerm—please avoid HyperTerm as issues have been documented using this tool. Configuration for the WiSnap is extensive and a working knowledge of network configuration is highly advised. See the WiSnap User Guide for full details.
BlueSnap dongles are used to Bluetooth enable RS-232 devices. BlueSnap dongles are available in 9-pin male or female connections. These units are also available in battery powered (two AAA batteries - rechargeable or alkaline) or externally powered modules. BlueSnap units are compatible with Serial Port Profile (SPP), Human Interface Device (HID), and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) configurations. Note HID modules can send data to iOS devices but can not receive data from the iOS device.