XB-6266MB User Guide

XB-6266MB is an industrial 2D Bluetooth wireless barcode scanner capable of reading various 1D barcodes and QR codes. It is able to work with mobile devices (iPhone, iPad, IOS, Android, Windows) using Bluetooth.

User Manual: Please download the XB-6266MB_User Manual for the configuration QR codes. A copy of the User Manual is in the barcode scanner box.

Connection modes

Please ensure that the barcode scanner is fully charged before using it.

You can use any of the two connection modes for XB-6266MB.

Using wireless mode with USB dongle

  1. Connect the USB receiver (dongle) to the USB port of the computer.
  2. Ensure that Windows can detect the USB receiver in Device Manager.
    It should appear as a HID Keyboard Device under Keyboards.
     
  3. Turn on the barcode scanner by pressing the trigger.
  4. The USB receiver will attempt to pair with the barcode scanner.
  5. When pairing is successful, both the USB receiver and the barcode scanner will show a steady blue light.
  6. Open Notepad and attempt to scan a barcode with the barcode scanner. The scanned barcode will appear in Notepad.
How to pair
Please perform the following steps to pair the barcode scanner with the USB receiver.
Remember to cover the other configuration barcodes to prevent scanning of wrong barcodes.
  1. Disconnect the USB receiver from the USB port of the computer.
  2. Scan the QR codes: Factory Default, RF Setting, Bluetooth Mode in this sequence with the barcode scanner.
     
  3. Scan Disconnect and Connect barcodes at the underside of the USB dongle.
  4. Connect the USB receiver to the USB port of the computer. The USB receiver will attempt to pair with the barcode scanner. 
  5. When pairing is successful, both the USB receiver and the barcode scanner will show a steady purple light.

Using bluetooth mode

  1. Turn on the barcode scanner by pressing the trigger.
  2. If the barcode scanner has already paired successfully with a mobile device (iPhone, iPad, IOS, Android, Windows, Mac OS), the device will attempt to pair with the barcode scanner.
  3. When pairing is successful, the barcode scanner will show a steady purple light.
  4. Open a Text Editor in the mobile device and attempt to scan a barcode with the barcode scanner. The scanned barcode will appear in the mobile device.
How to pair
The barcode scanner will auto re-pair with the mobile device that it has paired successfully upon start up.
You do not need to pair the barcode scanner each time you start up the barcode scanner.
Remember to cover the other configuration barcodes to prevent scanning of wrong barcodes.
  1. Scan the QR codes: Factory Default, RF Setting, Bluetooth Mode in this sequence with the barcode scanner.
  2. Scan the Connect to mobile device QR code.
  3. Access the Bluetooth settings of the mobile device to search for the barcode scanner “Bluetooth barcode scanner” and select pair to pair with the barcode scanner.
  4. When pairing is successful, the barcode scanner will show a steady purple light.

Configuration

The barcode scanner has the following scan modes.

  1. Manual (default): Press the trigger of the barcode scanner 
  2. Continuous mode: The barcode scanner scans continuously.
  3. Auto-sense mode: The barcode scanner detects the presence of a barcode and scans automatically.
The default scan mode out of the box is the manual mode.
 
To change scan mode please scan the respective QR code.
 

The barcode scanner will automatically turn off after 1 minute by default to conserve the battery power.  

To change the sleep time please scan the respective Sleep Time QR code.

You can turn off 2D barcode scanning. With this method, only 1D barcode will be recognized. This setting can speed up the reading of 1D barcodes.

Troubleshooting

The barcode scanner has a default “Sleep time” to conserve battery power. It will automatically power off after the sleep time. Please refer to the “Sleep Time” section above to disable sleep or configure a different sleep time duration.

If the barcode scanner turns off immediately after it is turned on, it is an indication of low battery. Please charge the barcode scanner with the power adapter provided.

The barcode scanner has an indicator light displaying different status.

  • Red light: The barcode scanner is turned on.
  • Steady purple light: The barcode scanner is paired successfully.
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To power on the barcode scanner, press and hold the trigger.

To power off the barcode scanner, press and hold the trigger for 20 seconds. Once a beep is heard, the barcode scanner is turned off.

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If the barcode scanner is unable to pair with a mobile device that it has been paired previously, please perform the following steps.

  1. Turn off both the mobile device and the barcode scanner. 
  2. Turn on both devices again. 
  3. This is to re-activate the Bluetooth connectivity of both devices.
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  1. Make sure that the barcode scanner is configured to work in Wireless mode. 
  2. Unplug the USB dongle and plug it to another USB port.
  3. Check the indicator lights on the USB dongle. If it is steady purple, it has established a connection with the barcode scanner.
  4. The Windows “USB selective suspend” feature may have  suspended the USB port to save power. Please disable this feature using the method here.