The wireless HF (13.56 MHz) Bluetooth based RFID Reader/Writer is compatible with most kinds of HF(13.56 MHz) cards. It uses Bluetooth (Class Two) technology to upload tags ID to bluetooth based computers/PDAs in a real-time mode. It is widely used in the industries of security / Patrol / Mining / Finance and Railway system, etc.
6 cm (tag dependent)
82 mm × 52.3 mm × 25.8 mm
< 98 g
Wireless Bluetooth; USB
ISO 15693 (order info:223012i) or ISO 14443A/B (orderinfo: 223012m)
Bluetooth Transmission Distance
> 10 M
< 0.8 W
DC 3.7 to 4.2 V
Communication Baud Rate
Re-chargeable Lithium Battery
950 mAh, DC3.7 V
5% to 90% relative
-20 °C to 65 °C
-25 °C to 85 °C
Wireless data transfer via the Bluetooth connection
Works with WinCE 5.0 or Windows Mobile 5.0/6.0 based SmartPhones or PDAs (Bluetooth featured).
Long battery life – continuously reads tags for up to 6000 times per charge
Free SDK provided
Excel/Word/Notepad keyboard wedge, data can be automatically updated and viewed in the real-time mode through any kind of text editors on PCs or PDAs
How to Use
Battery: After switching ON the button on the right side of the device, which is the power switch, the battery LED should be green in color. It shows that the device is at normal power. Lack of color means less power.
Bluetooth: This LED should blink in blue color. When the blinking rate is 1 flash per second l, it means that the device is setting up. If the blinking rate is 1 flash per 3 second, it means Bluetooth is ready.
Identification: This LED should emit Orange when the card reading is successful, indicating ON position. It should be OFF when no compatible cards are not found around.
HOW TO USE
Turn on the reader using the button on the right side of the device. Make sure that the power indicator is ON.
Also check whether the Bluetooth indicator is flashing.
Run the PC software which is included with device.
For trial, place a 13.56 MHz compatible tag in front of the reader the data will appear in the software.SOFTWARE INTRODUCTIONThere are two kinds of testing programs available with the deivce. One is used for Window Mobile 5.0/6.0, WinCE 5.0 based PDAs. To connect the device to a normal PC, please follow the below instructions:OPERATION
The first thing to keep in mind is that the data transferring method for this Bluetooth featured RFID reader is through USB or Bluetooth interface .
Run the “PreInstaller.exe” from the CD present along with the product to install the USB drivers.
Connect the RFID reader to your PC or laptop using the USB cable. Once you power on the reader, the system will automatically set up the drivers. For more information, please refer the “Device Manager”.
Install the “GAO RFID 13.56M PC Demo.EXE” which will be available on the desktop or in the “Start” -> ”Programs”, after installation.
Select the proper COM port from the Device Manager and press “Open”.
Swap the tabs between “S50 / S70” or “ISO15693” for testing depending on your reader.
Put a compatible RFID tag in front of the reader. Press the button of “Start” or press “Read Blocks” to get the contents from blocks. Data on the tag will be dispalyed in the display section.
Other text editors can be used to view id of the tags. Click the “Excel Wedge” button, the program will be minimized and you will be able to view in any editor, for example, Microsoft Excel.OPERATION FOR PC BLUETOOTH CONNECTION
To make the device work with a Bluetooth enabled PC or laptop, users may refer to the following steps:
Power on the reader.
Enable the “BlueSoleil”, and click “Bluetooth Device Discovery”
All available Bluetooth based devices will be scanned by Bluetooth Manager.. The default machine ID for GAO Bluetooth based RFID readers is “Bluetooth-LF”.
Double click this icon of “Bluetooth-LF” or select “Pair Device” on the dropdown menu. When you right click the icon, input “0000” as the default Passkey. Then, press “OK” to close the window.
Right click the icon of “Bluetooth-LF”, select “Connect” -> “Bluetooth Serial Port Service”.
Wait the connection is established. Then, Bluetooth Soleil prompts you which COM port is adapted for this connection. Remember this COM port.
Close “Bluetooth Soleil” and enable the “GAO RFID 13.56M PC Demo”.
When “GAO RFID 13.56M PC Demo” is running, select the proper COM port. Then click “Open Port” -> “EXCEL Wedge” for testing.
Then follow the last three steps of driver installation.