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AEG ARE H9 User Manual

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User Guide
Pocket Reader


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  • Page 1 Revision 008 User Guide ARE H9 Full-ISO Pocket Reader ---------------------------------------------------------------1/36---------------------------------------------------------------...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    INTRODUCTION ELEMENTS OF THE ARE H9 OPERATION GUIDE Installation of the battery Power on / off Reading a transponder in standard mode Reading Range DATABASE MENU FUNCTIONS Navigating the trough the menu function Overview of the menu functions Set Attribute Operating mode 5.4.1...
  • Page 3 5.11 Turn-on delay 5.12 Keyboard Sound 5.13 Set Time (available only with Real-Time-Clock module expansion) 5.14 Set Date (available only with Real-Time-Clock module expansion) 5.15 Language/Sprache – select display language 5.16 Reader-Version *) ***) USB DRIVER INSTALLATION Virtual RS232 Com Port COM Port Setup with Windows Device Manager USB INTERFACE CONFIGURATION USED IN ONLINE AND DATABASE MODE...
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Introduction The ARE H9 is a RFID Pocket Reader designed to read passive Read-Only-Transponder. It has the ability to store the Transponder-Codes in its internal database. This Pocket Reader is equipped with a USB Interface , which allows transmitting single transponder codes or its entire database to a computer.
  • Page 5: Elements Of The Are H9

    Elements of the ARE H9 Antenna Position 2x16 Character LCD-Display Menu Options Buttons (left, menu, right) Main Button (read, select) USB Connector **) Battery Compartment RS232 cable in Rs232 version ---------------------------------------------------------------5/36-------------------------------------------------------------...
  • Page 6: Operation Guide

    The Pocket Reader is switched on by pressing the main button for 0,5s (default). The reader starts in reading mode. The ARE H9 will switch off automatically after 20s (default) when no button has been pressed within this time. ---------------------------------------------------------------6/36-------------------------------------------------------------...
  • Page 7: Reading A Transponder In Standard Mode

    3.3 Reading a transponder in standard mode Press the main button to start the reading process. The ARE H9 starts the reading process and the display shows: maximum actual count 2016 count Scanning Nr. Approach a transponder within the readers reading range.
  • Page 8: Reading Range

    3.4 Reading Range The reading range and distance depends on the transponder, its packaging and orientation to the reader. The following diagram shows the typical area where a glass transponder should be read: The ARE H 9 is not capable to read two or more transponders which are at the same time in the antenna field.
  • Page 9: Database

    To store new codes in this case the database has to be erased. The database of the ARE H9 with all its actual records could be transmitted to a PC; also it is possible to receive a new database from a PC. This is done in the Database/USB mode described in chapter 5.4.4.
  • Page 10: Overview Of The Menu Functions

    + 0.5 s Turn-On Delay 0.5 s - 0.5 s Keyboard Sound Keyboard Sound Set Time 12:00:00 available only with Real-Time-Clock module Set Date 01 Jan '10 Language/Sprache Language/Sprache English Deutsch AEG ID - ARE H9 V3.00200 ---------------------------------------------------------------10/36-------------------------------------------------------------...
  • Page 11: Set Attribute

    C becomes "vaccination" Under Set Attribute at the ARE H9 it is now possible to select the attribute by this custom text. When a transponder has been read with a attribute set up with a custom text, the text assigned to the attribute will now be shown on the lower line of the display, right justified, instead of the attribute.
  • Page 12: Operating Mode

    In the online mode the transponder codes will not be stored into the internal database of the ARE H9. The transponder codes are immediately transmitted via the USB interface to an attached PC, PDA, etc. It is important that there is a USB...
  • Page 13 The online mode could be terminated by choosing another mode selection within the operation mode menu. Once the online mode is active, the ARE H9 will be automatically in the online mode when it switched on again after switched off.
  • Page 14: Online/Usb H Or Online/Bt H

    --- No Tag --- Online/USB Scanning ... Online/USB 969 0000000001024 Online/USB To leave the mode “Online/USB” under “Operating Mode” another mode has to be selected 5.4.3 Online/USB H or Online/BT H mode – handshake mode The “online/USB H” or “online/BT H” mode has a similar to the “online/USB” with the difference that a read transponder code will not be sent immediately to the host (PC, PDA, etc.).
  • Page 15: Database/Usb Or Database/Bt *) Mode

    999 000000000000 transmitting... Does the host not answering to the <STX> <ETX> protocol of the ARE H9, then the ARE H9 will cyclic transmitting the <STX> <ETX> protocol until an answer of the host would be received. During this the following display appears:...
  • Page 16: Set Interface /Bluetooth Selection (Only With Optional Bluetooth-Module)

    The ARE H9 supports only Bluetooth connection with the serial Port profile. 5.5.1 Interface USB USB is the default configuration of the ARE H9. With this option enabled the complete communication to and from the ARE H9 is done by the USB cable connection.
  • Page 17: Set Interface To Bluetooth Slave

    Slave the Bluetooth-connection is established up by the Bluetooth-partner which is configured as master. The ARE H9 checks after the selection of this option if there is an active Bluetooth connection, in this case this connection will be closed. Then the ARE H9 is waiting until a Bluetooth connection is established or the user cancels the operation by pressing both arrow buttons.
  • Page 18: Set Interface To Bluetooth Master

    5.5.3 Set Interface to Bluetooth Master This menu option configures the ARE H9 as Bluetooth master. In this configuration an Bluetooth connection with an partner is established by the ARE H9. In case there is still an active Bluetooth connection, this connection will be closed before a new one is established.
  • Page 19 BT Connecting to PC_007 Await Connection Abort ? Connected with PC_007 “new Search” starts a search process for Bluetooth devices in range of the ARE H9. The Bluetooth device search could last some seconds. BluetoothPartner new search Bluetooth Search New BT Partner...
  • Page 20: Bluetooth Disconnect

    Await Connection Abort ? In this case will the ARE H9 wait as long as the connection is established again ort he user cancels this screen by pressing both arrow buttons. While switching off the ARE H9 the Bluetooth connection to a partner will automatically disconnected.
  • Page 21: Set Code Format

    5.7 Set Code Format This menu option sets the format of representation of ISO-code. The ARE H9 currently supports three code formats. ISO Animal code format ISO-FDX and ISO-HDX ISO Industry code format ISO-FDX and ISO-HDX ISO BDE code format...
  • Page 22: Erase Memory

    5.8 Erase Memory This function allows deleting all records in the internal database of the ARE H9. For safety reasons this function is activated only when both arrow buttons are pressed simultaneously. Erase DB-Memory Confirm ? Erase DB-Memory erasing... seconds...
  • Page 23: Reading Time

    For optimal reading performance this setting is recommended to be between 2-4 seconds. 5.10 Turn-off time Sets the time until the ARE H9 will automatically shut off while no button is pressed or activity lasts. It could be change with the arrow buttons in 5s steps.
  • Page 24: Turn-On Delay

    5.11 Turn-on delay Sets the time the main button is to be pressed to switch on the ARE H9. The time could be changed with the arrow keys in 0,5s steps. Turn-On Delay 0.5 s A new time is set by pressing the main button.
  • Page 25: Set Time (Available Only With Real-Time-Clock Module Expansion)

    ID in the database. The Real-Time Clock module is equipped with a own backup-battery to hold the time and date even if the ARE H9 is switched off or the main battery of the ARE H9 has to be changed.
  • Page 26: Set Date (Available Only With Real-Time-Clock Module Expansion)

    The day setting is accepted by pressing the main button; the ARE H9 switches now the month setting. The month and year setting is working in the same way as the day setting. After setting the second the Real-Time-Clock will be synchronized with this new date.
  • Page 27: Language/Sprache - Select Display Language

    *) ***) USB driver installation To use the online and the database mode the ARE H9 is connected via USB to a host PC. Before the USB connection could be used a USB to RS232 bridge drive has to be installed.
  • Page 28 USB Device Driver The PC will detect a new hardware; Windows opens the Found New Hardware Wizard. If the Found New Hardware Wizard asks to connect to Windows Update, select „No, not this time“, then click „Next“. ---------------------------------------------------------------28/36-------------------------------------------------------------...
  • Page 29 In the next windows of the Hardware Update Wizard select „ Install from a list or specific location (Advanced)“. In the search dialog choose „Search for best driver in these locations“. Specify the CP210x driver located in the CD folder „..\USB_RS232_bridge_driver“. Click „Next“after setting the path to the driver location This completes the installation of the USB Device Driver.
  • Page 30: Virtual Rs232 Com Port

    6.1 Virtual RS232 Com Port After installing the USB Device Drive Windows automatically starts the installation of the virtual RS232 Com Port. Do this installation with the Windows New Hardware Wizard in the same way as with the USB Device Driver. 6.2 COM Port Setup with Windows Device Manager After the installation of the USB Device Driver the COM port setting could be set and verified by the Windows Device Manager.
  • Page 31 The COM driver for the ARE H9 is located under Port (COM & LPT): „CP2101 USB to UART Bridge Controller (COMx)“ COMx stands for the COM port selected by the driver, this COM port could used in the software to communicate with the ARE H9.
  • Page 32 To change the COM port, double click on „Ports (COM & LPT) - CP210x USB to UART Bridge Controller “.The Properties dialog will open. Select the „Port Settings“ tab and click on the „Advanced“ button. Select under „COM Port Number“ the port number to use, then clock „OK“. ---------------------------------------------------------------32/36-------------------------------------------------------------...
  • Page 33: Usb Interface Configuration Used In Online And Database Mode

    USB Interface Configuration used in online and database mode The USB connection to the ARE H9 is established as an additional com port via a USB bridge driver on the host PC. The protocol uses the RS232 specification with the settings: 19200 Baud, 8 Data bits, no party bit, one stop bit, no hardware handshake.
  • Page 34: Technical Specifications

    LCD: 2-line by 16 charcaters interface user memory 2016 Codes with attribute, type, text, with optional real time clock date and time software AEG ID Terminal PC-Software power supply 9V alkaline battery Typ 6LR61 environment storage temperature -10°C up to +70°C operation temperature 0°C up to +55°C...
  • Page 35: Safety Instruction

    Do not open the reader! There are several spots inside the device, where high voltage is generated during the scanning process. The ARE H9 Reader does not contain any parts to be repaired by the user. Any attempt to open the reader may damage the device. Therefore it may be repaired only by authorized personal.
  • Page 36: Notification Of Changes

    Notification of changes revision date description of changes Editor 16.02.2010 first revision 07.04.2010 Bluetooth option added Some corrections 21.08.2012 Addition for Serial Version 10.09.2012 Rs232-Configuration added 17.10.2012 index added 9.12.2015 Reader Terminal 19.05.2016 FCC Information 17.06.2016 FCC Information correction Contacts To improve our products, as well as its documentation is our permanent effort.

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