RS6000 SPP Mode Slave - Pair and Connect with Windows 10

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Issue / Question

How to pair and connect a RS6000 in SPP mode - as a Slave with a Windows 10?

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Resolution / Answer

SPP connection with RS6000 as a Slave

A. Configure RS6000 for SPP as a slave (Discoverable)
1. Perform clean boot. (See Clean Boot on page 25 of the RS6000 User Guide). Download File>>
    1.1 Remove battery.
    1.2. Press and hold the Restore Key.
    1.3. Insert the battery into the RS6000.
    1.4 Continue to press and hold the Restore Key for about five seconds until a chirp is heard and the Scan LEDs flash green.

The RS6000 is now in its factory default configuration.

2. Scan the SPP Bluetooth Classic (Discoverable) barcode (also available from Table 5 of the RS6000 User Guide)

3. Perform a cold boot by removing and re-installing the battery onto the RS6000.

The RS6000 starts to operate and is discoverable as a Bluetooth serial device.

B. On Windows 10 (Microsoft Bluetooth)

1. Right click the Bluetooth icon and select Add a Bluetooth Device

2. Select [+Add Bluetooth or other device

3. Select Bluetooth (mice, keyboards, pens, or audio and other kinds of Bluetooth devices)

4. Select the RS6000 (RS507 compatible)

5.  Wait for the connection and setup to complete

6. Once device is paired and ready, we can now check the assigned COM ports.

7. Right click the Bluetooth icon and select Open Settings

8. Open 'More Bluetooth options'

9. Click the COM Ports tab and take note of the assigned outgoing 'Serial Port'. Example COM9.

10. To test, we can use TeraTermRead More>>
11. Open TeraTerm, select Serial and the virtual COM port set for the RS6000 connection. Example COM9.

12. RS6000 will produce a low/high beep sound if connected.
13. Scan barcodes. Successful decoding of a barcode is indicated by one green flash of the System LED and a high beep sound. In case of Bluetooth disconnection, the RS6000 emits one high/low beep sound and blue double blink of the Status LED.


+ Applicable Products

  • RS6000 Ring Scanner