The External Antenna AprilBeacon sniffer 502 is a USB device that runs on Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy.
It works with USB 2 TTL. You must plug it to a PC. It communicate with PC through virtual UART port. For example: You input "AT+SCAN?" to the UART port RX It will response the beacons information nearby like this:
The response will contains mac address, proximityUUID, major, minor, measured power, RSSI etc....
ABSniffer 502 work with raspberry pi, please refer to the pictures .
4.0 (Bluetooth Low Energy)
Secure Simple Pairing and AES-128
Frequency 2.402GHz to 2480GHz
Typical line-of-sight range
10 – 30 meters
We are the largest iBeacon provider here in China. We have several customers which are the biggest Indoor navigation service providers. They have bought bunch of our beacons in their projects. During the process of providing deployment services, So we have developed many features in our APP, and gained abundant practical experiences in batching deployment.
1)Our App AprilBeacon(both Android and iOS version) have batch function, can update UUID etc automatically.
2)We have QR code on our case. So it is easy to recognize specific one.
3)We have 227A which has 2 AAA batteries, long term power supply significantly reduce maintenance cost.