RS5000 Firmware Revision 001-R05 Release Notes Support | Zebra

RS5000 Firmware-Revision 001-R05 Versionshinweise


The RS5000 Ring Scanner is a next generation corded ring scanner for Zebra wearable mobile computers that provides omnidirectional 1D and 2D scanning in a compact, one finger format. 



This is the initial firmware release for the RS5000 and includes support for the following features:

  1. SSI host support.
  2. The latest in 1D/2D scanning technology


  1. CAADIS00-001-R05D0.DAT - RS5000 firmware release 001-R05.


This software release has been approved for use with the following Zebra devices.







This firmware release may be installed on any compatible RS5000 device.


  • On WT41N0 device, using the firmware update utility, available on \Windows\FirmwareUpdate\FirmwareUpdate.exe.
  • Download the new firmware to the WT41N0 device.
  • Connect the RS5000 scanner to a WT41N0 device.
  • Launch the FirmwareUpdate utility. 
  • Say 'No' to 'Is your scanner in Bluetooth mode?' dialog. 
  • The utility tries to detect the scanner. If the scanner's power buffer is is low on charge, then the first detection attempt may fail, and a retry will be needed.
  • Click 'Firmware...' button and select the new firmware file (.DAT file).
  • Click 'Flash Scanner' button. 
  • Download process will start.
  • Once download is complete, the scanner will reboot and flash red/green during firmware update process.
  • Once the update process is completed, you can launch FirmwareUpdate utility again to confirm the new revision of the firmware.


Wearable Terminal OS Compatibility


  • 3.54.02 and newer, but 4.57.5 is recommended.
  • For OS version 1.26.46, download and install "" file to fix the scanner operation problem after suspend/resume of the terminal.
  • For DataWedge users, they need to make following changes to the DataWedge setting. This can be done manually as following. After a Cold Boot, these steps will need to be repeated.
    • Reboot the device
    • Start > Settings > Control Panel > DataWedge. This will open DataWedge control panel.
    • Advanced Configuration > Profiles > Profile 0 > Input > Scanner > SSI Scanner Driver
    • 'Enabled' is already checked at this point. Click 'Enabled' to uncheck. Click 'Enabled' again to check it again.
    • Click 'Back' or press 0 repeatedly until it asks 'Are you sure you want to exit?' - Click 'OK'
    • NOTE: Same configuration change can be done
  • The DataWedge configuration change described above can alternatively be applied via an installable CAB file ( new configuration will persist after Cold Boot.

Part Number and Release Date





Dec 7, 2016