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  • Page 1 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide...
  • Page 3 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide 72E-122490-01 Revision 3 - Beta Release September 2009...
  • Page 4 Motorola. No right to copy a licensed program in whole or in part is granted, except as permitted under copyright law. The user shall not modify, merge, or incorporate any form or portion of a licensed program with other program material, create a derivative work from a licensed program, or use a licensed program in a network without written permission from Motorola.
  • Page 5 Revision History Changes to the original manual are listed below: Change Date Description -01 Rev .1 06/2009 Beta release -01 Rev .2 08/2009 Beta release -01 Rev .3 09/2009 Beta release...
  • Page 6 FX Series RFID readers Integrator Guide...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents About This Guide Introduction ............................ix Configurations..........................ix Chapter Descriptions ..........................x Notational Conventions......................... x Related Documents and Software ......................xi Service Information..........................xi Chapter 1: Quick Start Introduction ............................1-1 Quick Start Demonstration ........................1-1 Step 1, Setup ..........................1-1 Step 2, Host Name Connect ......................
  • Page 8 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide Connection Options ........................2-8 Chapter 3: Installation and Communication Introduction ............................3-1 Unpacking the Reader ......................... 3-1 Mounting and Removing the Reader ....................3-2 Mounting Tips ..........................3-2 Mounting Using the Mounting Plate ....................3-2 Direct Mounting (Without the Mounting Plate) ................
  • Page 9 Table of Contents Reader Profiles ............................ 4-27 Create a Custom Profile ......................... 4-28 Firmware Version/Update ........................4-29 FTP / FTPS Server ........................4-29 File Upload ............................. 4-31 Commit/Revert ............................. 4-32 System Log ............................4-33 Shutdown ............................. 4-34 Chapter 5: Installation Examples Introduction ............................
  • Page 10 viii FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide USB Client Connector ........................A-5 GPIO Port Connections ......................... A-6 Appendix B: LLRP and RM API Extensions Appendix C: FTP Firmware Upgrade Introduction ............................C-1 Prerequisites ............................C-1 Auto Recovery ............................. C-2 Update Phases ............................ C-2 Updating Firmware ..........................
  • Page 11: About This Guide

    Screens and windows pictured in this guide are samples and may differ from actual screens. NOTE Configurations This guide includes the following FX Series RFID reader configurations: • FX7400-42350A30-US: 4-Port RFID Reader, US • FX7400-22350A30-US: 2-Port RFID Reader, US • FX7400-42310A30-WR: 4-Port RFID Reader, Global • FX7400-22310A30-WR: 2-Port RFID Reader, Global...
  • Page 12: Chapter Descriptions

    Notational Conventions The following conventions are used in this document: • “RFID reader” or “reader” refers to the Motorola FX Series RFID readers. • Italics are used to highlight the following: • Chapters and sections in this and related documents •...
  • Page 13: Related Documents And Software

    Software type and version number Motorola responds to calls by e-mail, telephone or fax within the time limits set forth in service agreements. If your problem cannot be solved by Motorola Enterprise Mobility Support, you may need to return your equipment for servicing and will be given specific directions.
  • Page 14 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide...
  • Page 15: Chapter 1 Quick Start

    Step 4, Set Region on page 1-4 • Step 5, Read Tags on page 1-6 Step 1, Setup For information on complete component kits available from Motorola, see Appendix A, Technical Specifications. Unpack the reader. See Unpacking the Reader on page 3-1.
  • Page 16: Step 2, Host Name Connect

    1 - 2 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide Wait for the green power LED to stay lit. See System Start-up/Boot LED Sequence on page 3-7 for boot-up details. Port 1 Port 2 Port 3 Port 4 GPIO 24 VD Antenna Ports (Four Ports, Reverse TNC) Reset GPIO...
  • Page 17: Step 3, First Time / Start-up Login

    User Name: change Password: Enter Default Settings, User Login Window Figure 1-2 Service NOTE Contact Motorola Enterprise Mobility support if you forget the user ID and password. Information on page Click window appears. Login. Region Configuration NOTE The Region Configuration window does not appear for US reader configurations. For these models, the Figure 4-1 on page 4-1.
  • Page 18: Step 4, Set Region

    1 - 4 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide Step 4, Set Region Set the region of operation. Setting the unit to a different region is illegal. NOTE Region configuration is not available for readers configured to operate in the United States region (under FCC rules).
  • Page 19 Quick Start 1 - 5 Click to complete the region selection. The window appears. Set Properties Operation Successful Region Control, Operation Successful Window Figure 1-4 Select Commit/Revert Commit/Revert Window Figure 1-5 Click to save the new region configuration and apply these changes to the reader configuration file, or Commit click to discard the region configuration changes.
  • Page 20: Step 5, Read Tags

    1 - 6 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide Step 5, Read Tags Select to view the window.. Read Tags Reader Operation NOTE Enable JVM support on the browser for this page to function properly. See Appendix D, Java Upgrade Procedures.
  • Page 21: Chapter 2 Getting Started

    Chapter 2 Getting Started Introduction This chapter provides an overview of RFID technology and components, and describes the FX Series reader and its features. RFID Technology Overview RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) is an advanced automatic identification (Auto ID) technology that uses radio frequency signals to identify tagged items.
  • Page 22: Rfid Components

    FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide RFID Components Motorola RFID solutions offer low cost, long read range, and a high read rate. These features provide real time, end-to-end visibility of products and assets in the factory, distribution center, retail outlet, or other facility. A typical Motorola RFID system consists of the following components: •...
  • Page 23: Fx Series Rfid Readers

    The FX Series RFID readers are based on Motorola's strategic FX Series reader platform and are easy to use, deploy, and manage. The readers offer a variety of options for connecting to corporate networks using Ethernet or USB connections.
  • Page 24: Versions And Kits

    2 - 4 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide The reader provides a wide range of features that enable implementation of complete, high-performance, intelligent RFID solutions. The FX Series RFID reader configurations include either two or four monostatic antenna ports. The monostatic ports are used only with monostatic antennas.
  • Page 25: Fx Series Rfid Readers Rear Panel

    (with POE) FX Series RFID Reader Rear Panel Connections Figure 2-4 Use only parts provided with the FX Series RFID readers, or Motorola approved/recommended parts. CAUTION Substituting other cables or parts can degrade system performance, damage the reader, and/or void the warranty.
  • Page 26: Fx Series Rfid Readers Leds

    2 - 6 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide FX Series RFID Readers LEDs The reader LEDs indicate reader status as described in Table 2-2. For the LED boot up sequence see System Start-up/Boot LED Sequence on page 3-7. PWR ACTV STAT FX Series RFID Readers LEDs Figure 2-5 LED Indications...
  • Page 27: Fx Series Rfid Readers Features

    See Read Tags on page 4-19. Use client applications Administrator Console Read based on Showcase II, Motorola EMDK (Enterprise Mobility Development Kit), or LLRP (EPCGlobal Low Level Reader Protocol) for additional tag management operations such as Write Lock Filtering...
  • Page 28: Connection Options

    2 - 8 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide Connection Options The reader provides flexibility for connecting to networks with an Ethernet connection. Access each reader from anywhere on the network with the unique host name or IP address. See Connect to the Reader on page 4-3.
  • Page 29: Chapter 3 Installation And Communication

    Chapter 3 Installation and Communication Introduction This chapter includes the following FX Series RFID reader installation and communication procedures: • Unpacking the Reader on page 3-1 • Mounting and Removing the Reader on page 3-2 • Mounting Tips on page 3-2 •...
  • Page 30: Mounting And Removing The Reader

    3 - 2 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide Mounting and Removing the Reader ! When installing the antenna ensure a minimum separation distance of 9.1 in (23 cm) WARNING between the antennas and all persons Mounting Tips Mount the reader in any orientation. Consider the following before selecting a location for the FX Series reader: •...
  • Page 31: Direct Mounting (without The Mounting Plate)

    Installation and Communication 3 - 3 Release Tab Mounting Holes Screw Head Stops (4 typical) Mounting Plate, Front Figure 3-1 Reposition the mounting plate over the mounting holes and secure using the supplied fasteners (as appropriate for the surface material). NOTE Mount the reader with the cable connections up or down, depending on the installation requirements.
  • Page 32: Connecting Antennas

    3 - 4 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide Adjust the screw head height to assure a snug fit. Or if the screws are accessible from the back, use machine screws with a lock washer/nut and tighten the nut (from the back) to secure the reader. Connecting Antennas ! When installing the antenna ensure a minimum separation distance of 9.1 in (23 cm) WARNING...
  • Page 33: Communications Connections

    Administrator Console With a wired Ethernet connection (10/100Base-T cable), power the FX Series reader using either the reader Motorola AC power supply, or by Power-Over-Ethernet through the Ethernet cable. Ethernet: Power through AC Outlet The FX Series reader communicates to the host through a 10/100Base-T Ethernet cable and receives power through a Motorola AC power supply.
  • Page 34: Usb Connection

    PoE (Power Injector) in the EAHS unless they are suitable for use in EAHS as per UL 2043. Powering the Reader via AC Power Supply The Motorola approved AC power supply connects to the power port on the FX Series reader using a locking connector (see Figure 2-4 on page 2-5).
  • Page 35: Powering The Reader Via Power-over-ethernet (poe)

    Installation and Communication 3 - 7 Powering the Reader via Power-over-Ethernet (POE) Insert the POE Ethernet connector on the RJ45 Ethernet cable into the reader 10/100BaseT Ethernet port. See Figure 2-4 on page 2-5. Connect the other end of the cable to an Ethernet network with POE capability. See System Start-up/Boot LED Sequence on page 3-7.
  • Page 36 3 - 8 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide...
  • Page 37: Chapter 4 Administrator Console

    Chapter 4 Administrator Console Introduction This chapter describes the FX Series functions and procedures. Access the Reader Administrator Console using a web browser from a host computer, and use this to manage and configure the Administrator Console readers. The main window and support windows have four areas, each containing unique Administrator Console information about the reader.
  • Page 38: Managing The Fx Series Rfid Readers

    4 - 2 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide Managing the FX Series RFID Readers The reader must be powered up (see System Start-up/Boot LED Sequence on page 3-7) and connected to an accessible network. The power LED is green indicating the reader is ready. If the green power LED is not lit, reset the reader.
  • Page 39: Connect To The Reader

    Administrator Console 4 - 3 Connect to the Reader NOTE This section describes procedures in a Windows environment. When the reader is powered up, connect to the network in one of two ways: Host Name Connect on page 4-3 IP Address Connect on page 4-4 There are three ways to assign an IP address to the reader: Using DHCP on the network APIPA (Automatic Private IP Addressing) on page 4-4...
  • Page 40: Ip Address Connect

    4 - 4 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide IP Address Connect Use the IP address to connect to the reader. Connect the reader to the local network and boot it up. See System Start-up/Boot LED Sequence on page 3-7. The green power LED indicates that the reader is ready. Open a browser.
  • Page 41 Administrator Console 4 - 5 Connect the FX Series reader to a local computer using a standard Ethernet cable. NOTE Do not use an Ethernet crossover cable. In the window, select the tab, select , and select Properties General Obtain an IP Address automatically Obtain DNS Server address automatically TCP/IP General Properties Window...
  • Page 42 4 - 6 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide Confirm that the tab is set to (Windows default). Alternate Configuration Automatic Private IP address TCP/IP Alternate Configuration Window Figure 4-4 Wait until the computer indicates the connection has limited connectivity. Limited Connectivity Window Figure 4-5 Confirm that the computer IP address is now set to the 169.254.x.y (where x.y is the last six characters of the...
  • Page 43: Ip Address

    Administrator Console 4 - 7 IP Address provides the reader IP address. See Figure 4-1 on page 4-1. To obtain the reader IP Administrator Console address without logging into the reader, open a command window and ping the reader host name. See Host Name Connect on page 4-3.
  • Page 44: Administrator Console Login

    4 - 8 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide Administrator Console Login Use a web browser on a local computer to access the . See Managing the FX Series RFID Administrator Console Readers on page 4-2 for the install/setup sequence. The reader has a unique first time startup sequence that requires the installer to set a unique user ID and password and to set the region (regulatory requirement).
  • Page 45 Administrator Console 4 - 9 Enter in the field and in the field and click Login. admin User Name: change Password: Enter User Name and Password Figure 4-8 For global reader configurations, the window appears. For US reader configurations, the Region Configuration main window appears.
  • Page 46 4 - 10 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide In the window, select the region from the drop-down menu. Configure Region Settings Selecting the Region Figure 4-10 Select the if applicable. Communication Standard Select , if applicable. Frequency Hopping Select the appropriate channel(s), if applicable. Click the check box.
  • Page 47: Normal Login

    Administrator Console 4 - 11 Commit/Revert Window Figure 4-11 Click to apply the changes to the reader configuration file, or to discard the new region Commit Discard configuration changes. When the commit completes, the window appears. The region is now set and stored in the Commit Successful reader.
  • Page 48: Reader Administrator Console

    4 - 12 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide Reader Administrator Console Use a web browser on a local computer to access the reader settings and functions. See Administrator Console Managing the FX Series RFID Readers on page 4-2 for setup information. The main Reader Administrator Console window appears after successfully logging into the reader.
  • Page 49: Status

    Administrator Console 4 - 13 • - see Firmware Version/Update on page 4-29 Firmware • - see Commit/Revert on page 4-32 Commit/Revert • - see System Log on page 4-33 System Log • - see Shutdown on page 4-34 Shutdown •...
  • Page 50: Configure Reader

    4 - 14 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide Configure Reader Use the submenus to access the following functions. Configure Reader Reader Parameters (General) Select in the selection menu to configure reader settings using this window. General Configure Reader Figure 4-15 •...
  • Page 51: Configure Read Points

    Administrator Console 4 - 15 Configure Read Points Click in the selection menu to view the window. Use this window to Read points Antenna Status and Configuration configure the read point settings and view the current read points state. Configure Read Points Figure 4-16 Antenna Status Displays the status of the reader read points.
  • Page 52: Configure Region

    4 - 16 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide Configure Region Different countries have different RF regulatory requirements. To assure regulatory compliance, select Region set the reader for specific regulatory requirements in the country of reader operation using the Configure Region window.
  • Page 53: Configure Certificates

    Administrator Console 4 - 17 Configure Certificates This option is only available in HTTPS mode. See Configure Network Settings on page 4-20 and set the option to HTTPS to select this mode. Server Select to update the digital certificate of the reader and display current certificate details. The certificate Certificates installed in the reader appears with the following properties: •...
  • Page 54: Reader Statistics

    4 - 18 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide Reader Statistics Select to view the window. This window provides options to view the statistics of Statistics Reader Statistics individual read points or combined statistics for all read points, including the success and failure values of statistics for each read point.
  • Page 55: Read Tags

    Administrator Console 4 - 19 Read Tags Select to view the window. Click to initiate an on-demand scan and/or to Read Tags Reader Operation Start Inventory enable and disable polled read points. NOTE Enable JVM support on the browser in order for this window to function properly. See Appendix D, Java Upgrade Procedures.
  • Page 56: Communication Settings

    4 - 20 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide Communication Settings Use the submenus to access the following functions. Communication Configure Network Settings Select to view the window. The reader supports both automatic TCP/IP Network Configure Network Settings configuration via DHCP, and manual configuration. button toggles the DHCP .
  • Page 57 Administrator Console 4 - 21 Change communication related settings by entering information in the text boxes or using the drop-down lists. Table 4-1 for descriptions of available options. Configure Network Settings Table 4-1 Setting Description Possible Values Obtain IP Address The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol server Select the On or the Off button.
  • Page 58: Llrp Communications Protocol

    4 - 22 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide LLRP Communications Protocol Select to view the window. To be compatible with older releases, LLRP is not LLRP Configure LLRP Settings enabled by default. To enable LLRP, commit this change by clicking on the window.
  • Page 59 Administrator Console 4 - 23 LLRP Communication Configuration Options Table 4-2 Setting Description Possible Values LLRP Status Displays the current state of the LLRP server on the reader. Running Not Running Operation Mode Sets the LLPR mode in the reader. Server Client Client Port...
  • Page 60: Snmp Settings

    4 - 24 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide SNMP Settings Select to view the window. Use this window to configure the SNMP host settings to SNMP Configure SNMP Settings allow sending Network Status Events and receiving Network Status Event notifications: •...
  • Page 61: System Time Management

    Administrator Console 4 - 25 System Time Management Select to view the window. Use this window to set the date and time value or to Date Time System Time Management specify an NTP synchronization server. To specify an NTP server, enter the NTP Server IP address in the box, and click Set NTP Server Address.
  • Page 62: Access Control

    4 - 26 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide Access Control To ensure controlled and secure access to reader functions, click to open the Administrator Console Access Control window. Use this window to designate which users and computers are authorized to have system Manage Users access by setting up authorized user accounts.
  • Page 63: Reader Profiles

    Administrator Console 4 - 27 Reader Profiles Select in the selection menu to view the window, which shows the current profiles on the Profiles Reader Profiles reader and allows performing profile-related operations. Profiles are useful for multiple reader deployments. To configure the readers, manually download the proper configuration file, or use APIs to programmatically configure many readers quickly.
  • Page 64: Create A Custom Profile

    4 - 28 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide • - Select an available profile and click Export to export profile information and save an .XML file onto Export the local drive. • - Activates a selected profile. Select an available profiles and click Set Active to load the profile Set Active content in the reader.
  • Page 65: Firmware Version/update

    Administrator Console 4 - 29 Firmware Version/Update window displays the current firmware version and allows upgrading to new firmware. Firmware Version/Update From the , click Administrator Console Firmware The firmware version information window displays: • - The current hardware version. Hardware •...
  • Page 66 4 - 30 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide All partition download and flash programming takes about 15 minutes, depending on network load conditions. Do not reboot or power off the reader while the PWR LED is blinking red. FTP/FTPS Based Firmware Update Window Figure 4-27...
  • Page 67: File Upload

    Administrator Console 4 - 31 File Upload • Click to browse to and choose a cab file containing the incremental updates for the reader partitions. Choose • Click to load the firmware and write the new files onto the flash. The reader application shuts Start Update down and the files specified in the cab file are downloaded, validated, and programmed into flash.
  • Page 68: Commit/revert

    4 - 32 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide Commit/Revert Changes made to the logical view of the Reader Network using the do not immediately apply Administrator Console to the reader and network connections. To apply reader configuration modifications, click to save Commit/Revert the changes and notify the reader to update the configuration file.
  • Page 69: System Log

    Administrator Console 4 - 33 System Log window provides an interface to view the reader log information. There are two types of log System Log information. System Log Window Figure 4-30 • - Includes the log information generated by the reader internal instructions. This is a circular System Log queue that holds a maximum of 200 records.
  • Page 70: Shutdown

    4 - 34 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide Shutdown To protect the integrity of the reader data, gracefully reboot the reader. System Shutdown/Restart Window Figure 4-31 From the Administrator Console Click the link to display the window. Shutdown Shut Down System Check the check box to accept the system shut down and/or restart the system (this may Please Confirm...
  • Page 71: Chapter 5 Installation Examples

    Chapter 5 Installation Examples Introduction This chapter provides examples on how to optimize reader configuration in various applications. NOTE The applications described may not be available on (or applicable to) all devices. Procedures are not device-specific and are intended to provide a functional overview. The installation examples are: •...
  • Page 72: Point Of Sale (pos)

    5 - 2 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide Point of Sale (POS) Example Parameters The reader reads up to 10 different tags (1" x 4" RFID embedded garment tags) in the targeted read zone. Installation • One 5" x 5" (5.5 dBic with 100 beam width) antenna is mounted one foot below the service table (service table is RF penetrable material).
  • Page 73: Exit/entry

    Installation Examples 5 - 3 Exit/Entry Example Parameters The reader reads 20 tags moving at 4 - 7 feet per second at distances up to 8 feet. The read duration is approximately 7 seconds. Installation • Two AN480 antennas are installed in a single-sided portal configuration. One antenna is mounted 2.5 feet above the floor and the second is 4 feet above the floor.
  • Page 74: Back Room Receiving

    5 - 4 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide Back Room Receiving Example Parameters The reader reads 500 tags in five seconds within a distance of 10 feet. Installation • Four AN480 antennas are installed in a double-sided portal configuration. One pair of antennas is mounted two feet above the floor and the second pair is five feet above the floor.
  • Page 75: Chapter 6: Troubleshooting

    Chapter 6 Troubleshooting Introduction Table 6-1 on page 6-1 provides the FX Series troubleshooting information. Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Table 6-1 Problem Possible Causes Possible Solutions Reader error LED lights after the The CPU cannot Refer to the system log for error messages. reader has been in operation.
  • Page 76 6 - 2 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide Troubleshooting (Continued) Table 6-1 Problem Possible Causes Possible Solutions Certain real time applications are no The node address, IP Update the settings within the application. Refer to longer functional. address, or other reader the application manual.
  • Page 77 Troubleshooting 6 - 3 Troubleshooting (Continued) Table 6-1 Problem Possible Causes Possible Solutions Not a legal IP address The IP address entered is Accurately retype the IP address, and make sure (1.0.0.0 - 255.255.255.255). either formatted inaccurately the host device is connected and online. If this is or cannot be accessed not successful, see Service Information on page...
  • Page 78 Change operation. Password Unspecified error occurred - A specific error message is Note the code number, and contact Motorola code: #### missing for the given status Enterprise Mobility Support. See Service code. Information on page The requested page was not found.
  • Page 79 Troubleshooting (Continued) Table 6-1 Problem Possible Causes Possible Solutions Invalid Device Address. The device address Contact Motorola Enterprise Mobility Support. information (parent) is Service Information on page invalid, missing, or formatted inaccurately. Command parsing state error. A command was formatted Contact Motorola Enterprise Mobility Support.
  • Page 80 6 - 6 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide...
  • Page 81: Appendix A Technical Specifications

    Appendix A Technical Specifications FX7400 Kits KT-FX74004US-01 4-Port US Reader Kit FX7400-42310A30-US (4-port US reader) • AN480-CL66100WR (wide-band AN-480 antenna) • BRKT-70661-01R (antenna mounting bracket) • CBLRD-1B4001800R (15-foot RF cable) • 50-14000-159R (power supply) • XX-XXXXX-XX (US power cord) • KT-FX74002US-01 2-Port US Reader Kit FX7400-22310A30-US (2-port US reader) •...
  • Page 82: Kt-fx74002wr-01 2-port Global Reader Kit

    A - 2 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide KT-FX74002WR-01 2-Port Global Reader Kit FX7400-22315A30-US (2-port global reader) • AN480-CL66100WR (wide-band AN-480 antenna) • BRKT-70661-01R (antenna mounting bracket) • CBLRD-1B4001800R (15-foot RF cable) • 50-14000-159R (power supply) • Technical Specifications The following tables summarize the RFID reader intended operating environment and technical hardware specifications.
  • Page 83 The FX7400-4 and FX7400-2 are warranted against defects in workmanship and materials for a period of one year (12 months) from date of shipment, provided the product remains unmodified and is operated under normal and proper conditions. For the complete Motorola hardware product warranty statement, go to: http://www.motorola.com/enterprisemobility/warranty...
  • Page 84: Cable Pinouts

    A - 4 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide Cable Pinouts 10/100bT Ethernet / POE Connector The 10/100BT Ethernet / POE connector is an RJ45 receptacle. This port complies with the IEE 802.3af specification for Powered Devices. Ethernet Connections Figure A-1 10/100bT Ethernet / POE Connector Pinout Table A-2 POE Mode A...
  • Page 85: Usb Client Connector

    Technical Specifications A - 5 USB Client Connector The USB Client port is supplied on a USB Type B connector. USB Client Connector Figure A-2 USB Client Port Connector Pinout Table A-3 Pin Name Direction Description Pin 1 5.0V_USB 5.0V USB Power Rail Pin 2 USB_DN Data Negative...
  • Page 86: Gpio Port Connections

    A - 6 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide GPIO Port Connections These are plug terminal block types, allowing connecting and disconnecting individual wires independently. Separate connectors are used for inputs and outputs. See Table A-4 for pin descriptions. FX Series RFID Reader GPIO Connection Figure A-3 GPIO Pin Outs Table A-4...
  • Page 87: Appendix B Llrp And Rm Api Extensions

    Appendix B LLRP and RM API Extensions For information on Low Level Reader Protocol (LLRP) and Reader Management (RM) extensions for the FX Series reader, refer to the FX Series Reader Software Interface Control Guide.
  • Page 88 B - 2 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide...
  • Page 89: Appendix C Ftp Firmware Upgrade

    Appendix C FTP Firmware Upgrade Introduction This appendix provides reader firmware upgrade information on using the web-based Administrative Console an FTP or FTPS server running a host computer. Use this procedure to upgrade the following software components: Monitor • • Reader Server Application (includes Radio API and MAC Radio firmware) •...
  • Page 90: Auto Recovery

    C - 2 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide • FalAppXXX.hex (Application, XXX is a filename variable) • FalRConfigXXX.hex (Reader Config, XXX is a filename variable Refer to the release notes to determine which files were updated; not all of the files are updated in every release. If updating the partition table, install this file first, otherwise there is no specific order necessary when installing these files.
  • Page 91 FTP Firmware Upgrade C - 3 On the reader to update, access the web based Administrator Console Open a browser and type the IP address or host name of the reader to update (format example: http://157.235.88.147). The login screen appears. See Connect to the Reader Administrator Console Reader on page...
  • Page 92 C - 4 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide...
  • Page 93: Appendix D Java Upgrade Procedures

    Appendix D Java Upgrade Procedures Introduction The FX Series reader browser interface requires Java1.6 or later. To confirm the Java version in the Internet Explorer web browser, go to > > tab: Tools Internet Options Advanced Java Version Window Figure D-1 Install Java 1.6 or later if the virtual machine configuration entries are missing, or if an earlier version is installed.
  • Page 94 D - 2 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide...
  • Page 95: Appendix E Static Ip Configuration

    Appendix E Static IP Configuration Introduction This appendix describes three methods of setting the static IP address on an FX7400 RFID Reader. DHCP Network is Available - Set the Static IP Using the Web Console Browse the device using the host name, e.g., FX7400CD3B1E. Log onto the device.
  • Page 96 E - 2 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide and enter all required information. Obtain IP Address via DHCP Reader Communication Parameters Window Figure E-2 Click . You can set a static IP that doesn't belong to this DHCP network. Set Properties Click , then click the...
  • Page 97: Dhcp Network Not Available - Set The Static Ip Using The Web Console

    Static IP Configuration E - 3 DHCP Network Not Available - Set the Static IP Using the Web Console Connect the device and a PC running Windows XP to the same network that doesn't have DHCP server, or connect the device directly to the PC. Ensure both the device and PC Ethernet jack use at least one LED to indicate network connection detect.
  • Page 98 E - 4 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide Log onto the device. Reader Administration Console Login Window Figure E-6 Click , then click Communication Network and enter all required information. Obtain IP Address via DHCP Reader Communication Parameters Window Figure E-7 Click Set Properties...
  • Page 99 Static IP Configuration E - 5 Click , then click the button. Commit/Revert Commit Commit/Revert Window Figure E-8 The message appears. Reset the Reader IP Address config has changed. Needs reader reboot to take effect device and use the reader with the static IP network.
  • Page 100: Dhcp Network Not Available - Edit Configuration Files To Set The Static Ip

    E - 6 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide DHCP Network Not Available - Edit Configuration Files to Set the Static IP Use this option to configure a static IP on the reader regardless of the host network settings: Establish an ActiveSync connection over USB to the reader. Browse to the directory on the reader.
  • Page 101 Static IP Configuration E - 7 Open in any text editor. AdvReaderConfig.xml Copy AdvReaderConfig.xml Figure E-10 Change , and set , and optionally IP addresses to desired values. DHCP IPAddr Mask Gateway Save the edited file locally. Copy and replace the edited in the directory.
  • Page 102 E - 8 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide...
  • Page 103 Index certificates ....... . 4-17 Numerics chapter descriptions ......x 10/100BaseT Ethernet .
  • Page 104 Index - 2 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide discarding changes ......4-32 antennas ....... 3-4 communication connection .
  • Page 105 Index - 3 pinouts ........A-4 ethernet .
  • Page 106 Index - 4 FX Series RFID Readers Integrator Guide user password ......4-8 version control .
  • Page 108 1-800-927-9626 http://www.symbol.com MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo and Symbol and the Symbol logo are registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. All other product or service names are the property of their registered owners. © Motorola, Inc. 2009...

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