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Archer 2 bluetoothNeed to connect your Juniper Systems’ handheld with a Bluetooth® device? In this post, we’ve got you covered. Most of our customers using Bluetooth are pairing devices that use a Bluetooth Serial Port Profile (SPP), which includes GPS receivers, some barcode/RFID scanners, and laser range finders. We’ll start with that. To connect a device that uses a Bluetooth profile other than SPP, you’ll need to use Microsoft® Bluetooth Manager. We’ll cover that later in this post. Continue Reading…

Archer 2 IllumiView Display

When people ask us about the Bluetooth® in Juniper Systems products, sometimes they ask, “Why does your range specification seem short?” or “Just how much range can I get when I connect it to my _____?” The Archer 2’s Bluetooth is labeled as “Bluetooth Wireless Technology, 2.1 +EDR, Class 1.5” which indicates the Bluetooth Core Specification as version 2.1, meaning it will connect to virtually any Bluetooth device in the field today, and with EDR—or Enhanced Data Rate—for faster data transfer. So here’s the part that the spec doesn’t tell you: Continue Reading…