This section contains setup information for using the Zebra RFD8500 sled RFID readers with TagMatiks Wedge.
Please see the RFD8500 User Manual for complete understanding of these readers.
For connecting with Zebra RFD8500 in TagMatiks Wedge, you must pair the device in settings app using Bluetooth.
Please follow the steps below to pair your RFD8500 reader:
Press the Power Button to turn the RFD8500 ON. Hold the Power Button for three Seconds to turn the RFD8500 OFF.
You’ll need to pair the reader to your iPhone or iPad device using the iOS Bluetooth pairing process prior to using it with TagMatiks Wedge.
Go to the Bluetooth settings page, select the “RFD8500” Device.
Search for the RFD8500 and select the desired device from the available device list. Pull the RFD8500 trigger to pair (you will see the LED start blinking faster on the Bluetooth button). A beep sounds when pairing completes successfully.
Be sure that the reader is still awake and has not timed out.
Open TagMatiks Wedge and go to the Manage Reader Page. The Manage Reader page is located under the Settings tab.
In the Reader Model dropdown menu, select RFD8500
Figure 08. Select the Reader. There is a one time setup to configure the region for the RFID reader. If this has not already been set, you will be prompted to set that.
Click on the OK Button.
Region Selection Page - Select the Region. Then click on the Back Button.
Click on the back button. It will save the region automatically.
The Reader has successfully connected
Click on top of the Setting menu.
The Settings menu has the following options: