FX9500 not acquiring an IP address

Upon connecting the FX9500 to a PC, the default IP address as documented in the getting started guide could not be reached. To double check the assigned IP and to rule out any network problems I used Putty and the COM port to access the command line interface and issued the following command: com.network.1.ip_address, which returned the result: ok none. I've tried to change the settings of the DHCP server and manually reset the FX9500 by holding down the reset button for 10s but neither of these are fixing the problem. Does anyone have any ideas? Is it possible to set the IP address via the command line?

Tsu Beng Tan
Hi Alex,You can configure the

Hi Alex,

You can configure the Reader with Fixed IP address via below command:
com.network.1.set(method= STATIC, ip_address= 10.1.1.243,subnet_mask=255.255.255.0,default_gateway=10.1.1.1)

Hope this helps.

Thanks.
Tsu Beng.

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Alex Godbehere
Worked perfectly, thanks. Is

Worked perfectly, thanks. Is there a documentation which contains all of the possible commands and their arguments? I'm aware <TAB><TAB> shows possible commands, but their arguments are not listed.

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Tsu Beng Tan
I am glad that works.

I am glad that works. Unfortunately, Zebra does not officially support Serial port communication and command.

Hence, there is no official documentation for this.

But you could try look for other brand Fixed RFID Reader Serial port documentation. Some of the command may works.

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Mohamed el shahed
How can I connect to the

How can I connect to the serial port , What are the parameters ( Baud , parity , character bits , stop bits)?

What to send to the reader ? shall I send the command text directly ? what reply should I expect ?

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