RFID Readers Support

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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
idChamp® RS3x Wireless RFID-NFC Smart Card Reader DIP Switch Settings for button power on mode. Set S3-3 ON for kiosk mode.  
idChamp® NF4x Wireless RFID-NFC Smart Card Reader DIP Switch Settings for button power on mode. Set S3-3 ON for kiosk mode.  
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 need to overwrite NDEF data, you will need to use the idChamp NF2 or idChamp…
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 has finished downloading. Write NDEF Data 1. Navigate to the Device Manager. 2. Tap on the…
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. Tap on "New Rule" (located at the top right…
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 top right of the screen). After switching to command mode, the console should output "REMOTE COMMAND…
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…
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 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 or receive data via BLE. This…
This article demonstrates how to pair the Scanfob Ultra-BB2e or Scanfob NFC-BB2e to connect to Windows 10.  Note — you must first use yACK BLE (for Android or iOS) to enable the bl e e setting for the Scanfob BB2e to work with Windows 10 Bluetooth (BLE). If you have not already done so, visit our page on how to setup the Scanfob BB2e to pair with Windows 10 via BLE before continuing.  Pair with Windows 10 Bluetooth settings 1. Make sure that your Window 10 PC or tablet supports Bluetooth Low Energy (Bluetooth 4.0 or later) and that Bluetooth is ON. 2. Launch the…
This article demonstrates how to pair the idChamp EUA with SerialMagic Professional for Windows 10 via BLE.  Note — you must first use yACK BLE (for Android or iOS) to enable the bl e e setting for the idChamp EUA to work with Windows 10 Bluetooth (BLE). If you have not already done so, visit our page on how to setup the idChamp EUA to pair with Windows 10 via BLE before continuing.  Pair with Windows 10 Bluetooth settings 1. Make sure that your Window 10 PC or tablet supports Bluetooth Low Energy (Bluetooth 4.0 or later) and that Bluetooth is…
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 match the image below. If you have problems loading the image, use the DIP switch table.…
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 you have problems loading the image, use the DIP switch table. 4. Locate the DIP switch banks…
This article demonstrates how to use yACK BLE for Android to set up the Scanfob BB2e (Ultra-BB2e or NFC-BB2e) to connect to Windows 10. Due to how Windows 10 Bluetooth pairing works, you cannot pair with the Scanfob BB2e without changing the "bl e e" setting from 0 to 1. Please note, that this process doesn't work for Windows 7 nor earlier versions of Windows. To follow through with this tutorial, you will need: The yACK BLE app (available on iOS and Android) A Scanfob Ultra-BB2e or Scanfob NFC-BB2e A Windows 10 computer with BLE support (Bluetooth 4.0 or later) Follow the…
This article demonstrates how to set up the idChamp EUA to connect to Windows 10. Due to how Windows 10 Bluetooth pairing works, you cannot pair with the idChamp EUA without changing the "bl e e" setting from 0 to 1. Please note, that this process doesn't work for Windows 7 nor earlier versions of Windows. To follow through with this tutorial, you will need: The yACK BLE app (available on iOS and Android) An idChamp EUA A Windows 10 computer with BLE support (Bluetooth 4.0 or later) Follow the steps below to enable BLE SSP (secure simple pairing)  1. Launch yACK BLE…
To configure the Scanfob® Ultra-BB2 you will need the following items: The Scanfob® Ultra-BB2 scanner The provided USB cable A Windows PC A copy of SerialMagic Professional installed Add the Scanfob® Ultra-BB2 Once you have all the necessary components, plug the Scanfob® Ultra-BB2 into your Windows PC using the USB cable then open SerialMagic Professional. If you have never used SerialMagic Professional before, you will be prompted with the device wizard. If you do not see this screen, but rather the main SerialMagic Professional window, click the Add button to…
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 right)    2. Plug the RS2 into your USB-RS232 adapter and connect to your terminal…
To use the IceKey HF with SerialMagic for keyboard emulation follow the steps below.   Download and install SerialMagic Professional from our downloads page. Be sure to select the link for the correct Windows version.   1. Add the IceKey HF    Plug your IceKey HF reader into the PC.   When you open SerialMagic you will be prompted with the device wizard. Select Cabled connection and choose IceKey HF as the scanner type. Click Next.   Select the COM port assigned to your IceKey HF reader. Click Next.  …
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 diagram above).         You will need a…