File Name Type Version Date Notes
2173 User Guide
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Icon 2.01 December 2, 2022

User Guide for the 2173 Bluetooth® HF/LF RFID Reader

1153 User Guide
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Icon 2.01 December 2, 2022

User Guide for the 1153 Bluetooth® Wearable UHF RFID reader

2128P User Guide
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Icon 1.09 October 20, 2021

User Guide for the 2128P Bluetooth® UHF RFID Reader with ePop-Loq® and High Gain Antenna

2128L User Guide
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Icon 0.07 October 20, 2021

User Guide for the 2128L Bluetooth® UHF RFID Reader with ePop-Loq® and High Gain Linear Antenna

2166 User Guide
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Icon 1.11 October 20, 2021

User Guide for the 2166 Bluetooth® Rugged UHF RFID Reader with ePop-Loq®.

Battery Storage Conditions - 2128L UHF RFID Reader and Power Handle
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Icon 1.00 March 22, 2021

Storage information specific to the battery contained in:

  • 2128L UHF RFID Reader
  • Power Handle for 2128 and 2128P UHF RFID Readers
1166 User Guide
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Icon 1.13 March 11, 2021

User Guide for the 1166 Rugged Bluetooth® UHF RFID reader

1128 User Guide
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Icon 1.24 March 11, 2021

User Guide for the 1128 Bluetooth® UHF RFID reader

2136 4-Slot Battery Charger User Guide
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Icon 1.01 January 31, 2020

User guide for the 2136 4-Slot Battery Charger

Installing the Desktop USB Driver
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Icon 1.02 July 29, 2019

To connect a TSL® Reader to a desktop PC via a USB connection, the necessary Virtual COM Port (VCP) drivers must be downloaded from http://www.ftdichip.com/Drivers/VCP.htm. On that page you can select the appropriate 'setup executable' for your operating system, which will install the drivers for you.

File Name Type Version Date Notes
Application Note - Changing the Bluetooth® Mode of a TSL® Reader
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Icon 1.01 July 29, 2019

TSL® Readers can be operated in Bluetooth® SPP mode where the Reader is controlled by a custom written application or in HID mode, where the Reader behaves like a Bluetooth® Keyboard. This document details how to switch between these modes.

Application Note - Bluetooth® HID Mode
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Icon 1.04 July 29, 2019

The TSL® range of Bluetooth® Readers are able to appear to host devices as an HID keyboard. In this mode the data read by the reader is sent to the host as if it were typed on the host’s keyboard.  This document describes the Bluetooth® HID mode in more detail.

Application Note - Using the Micro SD Log and Autorun Files
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Icon 1.02 July 29, 2019

This document details Log file and Autorun file commands/responses that can be used with TSL®  Readers with a micro-SD card installed.

1128 Firmware History
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Icon 1.11 May 31, 2017

Document detailing the firmware version history of the 1128 Bluetooth® UHF RFID Reader. Older firmware versions can be found in the 1128 Firmware Page

1153 Firmware History
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Icon 1.5 May 2, 2017

Document detailing the firmware version history of the 1153 Bluetooth® Wearable UHF RFID Reader. Older firmware versions can be found in the 1153 Firmware Page

Application Note - Selecting, Reading and Writing Transponders with the TSL ASCII 2 Protocol
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Icon 1.33 April 24, 2017

This document recaps the behaviour and operation of UHF transponders with respect to selecting, reading and writing, and provides some examples of how to achieve this with the TSL ASCII 2 Protocol.

Application Note: Modifying the EPC of a Transponder Using RFID Explorer
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Icon 1.0 March 7, 2017

It is often necessary to change the existing EPC of a tag to a new value to support either standards-based or custom encoding formats. This document provides examples of how to modify the EPC identifier using the TSL RFID Explorer App.

Application Note: Modifying the EPC of a transponder
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Icon 1.0 January 18, 2017

It is often necessary to change the existing EPC of a tag to a new value to support either standards-based or custom encoding formats. This document provides examples of how to modify the EPC identifier using the TSL ASCII 2 protocol.

Application Note – Bluetooth® Auto-Reconnect Mode
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Information on enabling Bluetooth® Auto-Reconnect Mode on iOS Devices.

1166 Firmware History
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Icon 1.0 December 19, 2016

Document detailing the firmware version history of the 1166 Bluetooth® Rugged UHF RFID Reader