Creating a brief change of output on GPO in response to a tag read

Discussion in 'Readers' started by Andy Harsant, Nov 6, 2015.

  1. Andy Harsant

    Andy Harsant New Member

    Hi
    I am intending to use ClearStream in a sports environment and note in another thread (Peter Hanz) that suggests ClearStream can influence a number of reader settings which bypasses the need to program the reader itself.

    Is it therefore possible to change the state of a GPO pin in response to a tag being read such that a separate buzzer can sound briefly?

    Thanks
     
  2. Howie Heckman III

    Howie Heckman III Moderator Staff Member

    Hi Andy,

    Yes, you can trigger the GPO (output ports) on the RFID reader when tags are sent to a destination data source. This can include things like buzzers, and lights. You can also control these logically using the Condition field in the GPO configuration. Usually this is a '0' if the tag failed to post to the destination and a '1' if it succeeds.
     

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