Pairing multiple wireless Bluetooth scanners to one Bluetooth cradle using Multipoint-to-Point Mode

Article ID: 41464330

Issue / Question

How can I pair multiple wireless Bluetooth scanners to one Bluetooth cradle?

Applicable To

DS3678, STB3678, DS8178, CR8178

Resolution / Answer

1. Download the specific scanner product reference guide from 
 DS36x8 Product reference  -DS36x8 Product Reference Guide

DS8178 Product Reference Guide DS8178 Product Reference Guide
page 4-28

2. Locate Digital Scanner(s) to Cradle Support, Modes of Operation from the scanner Product reference guide

DS36x8- page 4-34

DS8178 -page 4-28

3. Locate the barcode for " Multipoint-to-Point Mode"

4. Scan the " Multipoint-to-Point Mode" barcode with the first Wireless Bluetooth scanner that was paired to the cradle.

5. Scan the pairing barcode on the cradle with the additional scanners to pair. 

* Up to seven scanners can be paired to one cradle

+ Applicable Products

  • DS3608-DP DS3678-DP Ultra Rugged Scanners
  • DS3608-ER DS3678-ER Ultra Rugged Scanners
  • DS3608-HD DS3678-HD Ultra Rugged Scanners
  • DS3608-HP DS3678-HP Ultra Rugged Scanners
  • DS3608-SR DS3678-SR Ultra Rugged Scanners
  • DS3678-DPA
  • DS3678-DPX
  • DS8178-HC
  • DS8178-SR