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Setting up Your RFID Device - Zebra RFD40


This section contains setup information for using the Zebra RFD40 sled RFID readers with TagMatiks Wedge.

  • You must have a charged Zebra RFD40 Premium or Premium Plus RFID reader to continue to set up steps.
    Figure 01 : RFD40 Reader
  • For connecting with Zebra RFD40 in TagMatiks Wedge, you must pair the device in the settings app using Bluetooth.

Please follow the steps below to pair your RFD40 reader:

Zebra RFD40 can easily be turned ON by pressing the trigger. The connection Status LED will become amber blue in color as an indication of the reader being awake and ready to connect.

Figure 02 : RFD40 Reader Sled Features
A. Pairing the RFD40 to iOS device

1. You’ll need to pair the reader to your iOS device using the device’s Bluetooth pairing process before using it with TagMatiks Wedge.

2. Turn on the Bluetooth of the device and select the RFD40+_22055520100870 from the available device list as shown in the below image.

Figure 03:Available Zebra RFD40 Devices
Figure 04:Pairng RFD40 Reader
B. Pairing with TagMatiks Wedge:

Open TagMatiks Wedge and select Manage Readers by tapping on the upper left corner of the screen.

In the Manage Readers option available Reader (s) will be displayed. Select the Zebra reader from the list.

List of recently paired RFID readers can also be seen under the Recently Connected Reader(s) section.

Once the RFD40 is connected, the application will show the Reader information on the Reader List Page.

The Settings menu has the following options :

  • Antenna Power (dBm) : Adjusts the range of the RFID handheld or sled.
  • Battery - displays the battery of the RFID handheld or sled.
  • Beeper Volume- Adjusts the volume level of the beeper to Low , Medium or High
  • Trigger Mapping- Configure the trigger to take RFID scan on the press of Upper trigger or Lower Trigger.

NOTE: Toggle the Auto Reconnect option to let the application automatically connect to the reader.

Trigger Mapping

1) Upper (RFID)Lower (Sled Scan) - When you select this option, Means Upper Part of the Trigger will be set to read the RFID Tags and Lower Part of the Trigger will be set to scan the Barcodes.

2) Upper (Sled Scan) & Lower (RFID)-When you select this option, Means Upper Part of the Trigger will be set to scan the Barcodes and Lower Part of the Trigger will be set to Read the RFID Tags.

Figure 11: Zebra RFD40 - Trigger Mapping

Note: Make Sure to Press the Trigger Lightly and the corresponding porting of the Trigger only (Either Upper or Lower) whatever is set and not to press the joint section of the Trigger to avoid any misbehave.