Barcode Scanners Support

Here you will be able to find and download your device's Quick Start Guide (QSG). If a Quick Start Guide isn't available for a Serialio product you use and you would like for one to be made, please email us about it. Be sure to check out product user guides too! Barcode Scanners Scanfob 2006 Download QSG Scanfob PX20 Download QSG Scanfob 3002i  Download QSG Scanfob 4000n  Download QSG Scanfob 4000i  Download QSG KeyBatch BR2 …
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.
This document provides instructions on how to pair your scanner with Serialio's applications for iOS in MFi mode. Please note that not all scanners sold by Serialio support MFi mode. To see which Bluetooth mode your scanner supports, click here. Make sure your scanner is in MFi mode. Make sure Bluetooth is enabled on your iOS device. Make your scanner discoverable and connectable. Navigate to iOS Bluetooth settings. Scan for nearby Bluetooth devices. Tap on your scanner's name when it appears in the discovered devices list. Launch SerialMagic Keys, iScanBrowser, or Cloud-In-Hand…
This document provides instructions on how to pair your scanner with Serialio's applications for Android in SPP mode. Please note that not all scanners sold by Serialio support SPP mode. To see which Bluetooth mode your scanner supports, click here. Make sure your scanner is in SPP 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. Launch SerialMagic Gears, iScanBrowser, Cloud-…
This document provides instructions on how to pair your scanner with Serialio's applications for Android in BLE mode. Please note that not all scanners sold by Serialio support BLE mode. To see which Bluetooth mode your scanner supports, click here. Make sure your scanner is in BLE mode. Make sure Bluetooth is enabled on your Android device. Make your scanner discoverable and connectable. Launch SerialMagic Gears, iScanBrowser, Cloud-In-Hand Mobile Attendance or Cloud-In-Hand Mobile Grid. Navigate to the SDM. Tap on the plus button to add a new…
This document provides instructions on how to pair your scanner with Serialio's applications for iOS in BLE mode. Please note that not all scanners sold by Serialio support BLE mode. To see which Bluetooth mode your scanner supports, click here. Make sure your scanner is in BLE mode. Make sure Bluetooth is enabled on your iOS device. Make your scanner discoverable and connectable. Launch SerialMagic Keys, iScanBrowser, or Cloud-In-Hand Mobile Grid. Navigate to the SDM. Tap on your scanner's name when you see it listed as a discovered device beneath Bluetooth LE devices.
The KeyBatch BR2 can be used as a flash drive, allowing you to access your scans by plugging in the scanner to your computer and opening the drive that appears. You can configure the formatting of the scans using the configuration guide (in links below). This includes how time and date formats display, what fields are included in the output file, and what separator to use (comma, pipe, etc.). KeyBatch BR2 Flash Drive Configuration Guide KeyBatch BR2 Flash Drive Control Codes
This page provides commonly-requested control codes for both Scanfob brand barcode scanners and KDC brand barcode scanners.  Control Codes for Scanfob Brand Barcode Scanners Download and print control code sheets for configuring Scanfob Brand Barcode scanners. Scanfob 2006/4000   Scanfob 3002i Feedback Buzzer On/Off Startup Buzzer On/Off Buzzer Volume Settings Memorization Enable/Disable Data Memorization Data Memorization Options USB Enable/Disable USB Communication USB Modes Bluetooth…
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…
This article provides the necessary steps for pairing the Scanfob 2006 Bluetooth barcode scanner with a BLE-enabled application on iOS or Android via Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE mode). If you are switching from Bluetooth SPP to Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) due to a problem you're experiencing with SerialMagic Gears, make sure to clear out any previous connections within the SerialMagic Gears device manager before following these instructions; doing so increases the likelihood of success. If you are unsure how to do this, refer to our article on the process here: Remove Previous Connections…
This article demonstrates how to retrieve information from Opticon brand barcode scanners (Scanfob® 2006, 3002i, 4000n, 4000i, or KeyBatch BR2) by using the Appload application for Windows. You will need the following —  An Opticon Brand Barcode Scanner  A Windows PC Opticon drivers installed* Appload installed* If you haven't already done so, go ahead and download and install the necessary drivers and software. Download Appload and the OPN drivers from [HERE]. Setup Appload 1. First, launch Appload. You can usually do this by navigating to the Windows…
This support article provides step-by-step instructions on how to set up the KDC200 barcode scanner with SerialMagic Gears for Android.  Before continuing, make sure that you've charged your KDC200 for at least three hours. 1. Press both the up and down buttons simultaneously. This launches the "Setup Menu." 2. Use the arrow keys to scroll down to "Bluetooth," then press the Scan Button to select. 3. Scroll down to and select "Pairing." 4. This triggers the KDC to begin the pairing process. 5. Launch SerialMagic Gears on your Android device and navigate to the Device Manager…
  Scanfob® 2006 Scanfob® CS3070 Bluetooth SPP Wedge —  YES* YES* Bluetooth HID —  YES YES Bluetooth HID Batch —  YES NO Tethered Wedge —  YES* NO Tethered Batch —  Download via COM port* Plain text file on scanner disk Battery Life —  8 hours 12 hours Charge time —  4 hours 4 hours Use while charging —  YES Non-Computer Only Available 10-unit charging cradle —…
Problem Control codes or settings for the Scanfob® 2006 Bluetooth barcode scanner are not persistent after disconnecting and reconnecting via Bluetooth. For example, your Scanfob's buzzer is re-enabled after disconnecting/reconnecting to an iOS or Android device. Solution 1. Print out this control code. 2. Scan the control codes that you want to remain persistent. 3. Scan the control code ("Z2") you printed out in step #1.
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 baud rate from 115200 to 4800, we need to connect to…
This article provides instructions on how to perform a factory reset on a KDC200 barcode scanner. 1. Hold down both the up and down arrows, located on the left side of the device. 2. Once the menu appears, use the same arrow buttons to scroll through the options until you see "System Config" highlighted. 3. Press the scan button, located on the front of the device. 4. Use the arrow buttons to scroll through the options until you see "Fac. Default" highlighted. 5. Use the scan button to select it. 6. On the next screen, you will see two options. "Yes & Exit" and "Cancel & Exit."…
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 Bluetooth Settings…
If your barcode or RFID scanner is having problems sending data, connecting or is behaving in an unexpected manner, try resetting it. You will find instructions for performing a "reset" on various scanners sold by Serialio in the table below. If you continue to have issues after resetting your scanner (or if you don't see your model and you'd like us to add it), contact Serialio's support team. Scanner Model Reset Method Scanfob 3002i Method A Scanfob 4000i & 4000n Method A Scanfob 2006 Method A KeyBatch BR2 Method A…
Due to the high degree of variability between different Android devices, the way any individual Android works with Bluetooth-HID connections is not consistent and therefore exact functionality cannot be guaranteed. Therefore, Serialio typically advises our customers to use Bluetooth-SPP mode instead of HID when pairing our Scanfobs with an Android device. Bluetooth-SPP connections are more consistent and offer the ability to use SerialMagic Gears to configure your Scanfob and process data before it is posted into your application. However, if you are using your Scanfob with the ScanPower…
This support article will walk you through the steps to pair your Serialio Scanfob with iOS (iPhone, iPod, iPad) in HID-Keyboard mode. As a general best-practice, make sure your Scanfob is fully charged (indicated by a green LED when plugged in). 1. Put your Scanfob in Bluetooth HID (keyboard) mode by scanning the control code labeled "Bluetooth-HID" on your Quick Start Guide (included in Scanfob package). If you don't have your Quick Start Guide, you can download a new copy from our Quick Start Guide page. 2. Make your Scanfob discoverable and connectable. You can accomplish this in one…
Prepare Your Scanner 1. Make sure that your Scanfob has been charged until the LED is green. It typically takes 2-4 hours to reach a full charge, depending on your Scanfob model. 2. Once your Scanfob is charged, take your Quick Start Guide and scan the barcode labeled either "SerialMagic - SPP" or "Bluetooth - SPP." Pair with SerialMagic Gears 1. From the main screen of SerialMagic Gears, tap on the Serial Device Manager icon. You can also tap on the "Device Manager" option from the Options menu. 2. The window that appears is the Serial Device Manager main view. 3. If you haven't…
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…
This article demonstrates how to use Android's built-in NFC sensor to pair with a Bluetooth scanner that has an embedded NFC chip with it's MAC address stored in the NDEF data (such as the Scanfob 2006). Tip —  You can enable this feature with any BLE scanner by writing the scanner's MAC address to the NDEF data of an NFC chip. 1. Navigate to the Serial Device Manager (SDM).   or 2. Tap on the options menu button (the three vertical dots button at the top right-hand corner of the SDM view…