User Guide for the 2173 Bluetooth® HF/LF RFID Reader
This document provides a comparison of the two available modes of operation (SPP and HID) using Bluetooth® Wireless Technology.
This document describes how to pair a TSL® Reader to a Windows 8.1 desktop computer via Bluetooth® wireless technology. The process is similar for other desktop computers.
This document describes how to pair a TSL® Reader to a Windows 7 desktop computer via Bluetooth® wireless technology. The process is similar for other desktop computers.
- fix for 1128 Bluetooth® reset timeout
- added support for future products
Added and updated many new Response Field Headers and Commands.
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.
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.
This document details Log file and Autorun file commands/responses that can be used with TSL® Readers with a micro-SD card installed.
Information on enabling Bluetooth® Auto-Reconnect Mode on iOS Devices.
Information relating to submitting your TSL-hardware enabled apps to the App Store.
Technology Solutions (UK) Ltd has implemented a common object model for Android, iOS, Windows Desktop, Windows Mobile and Windows Phone. This document is provided as an overview of using this object model to perform ASCII 2 commands with a TSL ASCII 2 device
This document describes USB charging behaviour, safety features and the best programming practises for tethered mode operation.
This Windows application connects to a TSL® RFID Reader (via a USB connection) in order to generate diagnostic information that can be emailed to our Support team. The Virtual COM Port driver must be installed in order for this application to function correctly.
V1.7 - Improved Bluetooth® and RFID tests. Please uninstall previous version before installing this one.
V1.4 - Further Bluetooth® and barcode engine tests added.
Changed LowPowerTimeout 5s -> 10s
Please contact email@example.com before updating from earlier versions
Added Bluetooth auto-reconnect
Firmware for the 2173 Bluetooth® HF / LF RFID Reader
HID keyboard mapping file for French (FR) keyboard layout
HID keyboard mapping file for United Kingdom (UK) keyboard layout
HID keyboard mapping file for United States (US) keyboard layout
(NB This is the default layout and not normally required)
TSL ASCII 2 Software Development Kit – for Android™ v 2.2.1
This is the full release of the significant update for the Android SDK - bringing new commands, such as BlockPermalockCommand and FindTagCommand, along with new Sample Projects to demonstrate their use. Click here for more information on this update.
The Developer Resource Pack contains images of our readers, for use in applications developed to support our readers.