Connect the BlueSnap to the host using one of many apps like SerialMagic Professional, SerialMagic Keys, iScanBrowser, Cloud-In-Hand Mobile Grid, yACK BLE, or Make your own iOS, Android, or Windows app to connect a serial RS232 device such as scales, calipers, sensors, & meters. Serial Device Manager (SDM) libraries are available to speed you app development.
Available with an internal, rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery.
Supported on Android 4.4+, iPhone 4S+, iPad 3+, all iPad Mini.
Available instantly after power on (10 times faster than AirConsole)
Connect in 1 second
Instantaneous reconnect (some hosts)
Standard battery run time about 8 hours continuous, connected continuously, sending light data
Setup parameters via wireless (using Android or iOS app)
Two-way binary data communication from iOS, Android, and other hosts (BlueSnap compliant app needed)
Connect manyDB9 devices simultaneously to iPad/iPhone/Android
DEX version available
Programming API for 3rd party apps
This 3rd party app supports all standard VT220 emulation features. iOS AppStore Links:232 appand232 app lite
Supports baud rates of 1200, 2400, 4800, 9600, 19200, 38400, 57600, 115200, 230400 (other speeds available for custom builds)
Powered/Charged by 5V supply (12V version available)
Wireless keyboard firmware option (BLE+HID) provides mode to connect to OS, Android, Windows 10, MacOS/OS X as Bluetooth keyboard.
Power with 5V DC regulated input voltage
Power/charge via DB9 pin 9 or power cable
Variant supports 5V to 12V DC regulated input voltage
Operating current 20mA at 5V
Battery model 250mA (even when charged)
Host Mode (BLE Central)
BlueSnap M6A can be ordered with 'Host Mode' (aka BLE Central) firmware, allowing it to be connected with BlueSnap M6A (BLE Peripheral firmware) device to create a wireless cable.
Following video shows the BlueSnap M6A with optional HID firmware supporting the BlueSnap working as wireless keyboard for RS-232 data. Note BlueSnap can also connect in BLE mode to MacOS using SerialMagic Scripts.