{"__v":6,"_id":"546b2a752abdeb08005c4b46","api":{"basic_auth":false,"params":[],"results":{"codes":[]},"try":true,"url":"","auth":"never"},"body":"## Activating the beacon\n\nFor the beacon to start broadcasting you have to turn it on. Yes proxitee beacons can be switched off to save battery power.\n[block:image]\n{\n  \"images\": [\n    {\n      \"image\": [\n        \"https://files.readme.io/rKoEWJtR3225MNR1XwXD_proxitee-MiniBeacon-switch.jpg\",\n        \"proxitee-MiniBeacon-switch.jpg\",\n        \"358\",\n        \"358\",\n        \"#2f302d\",\n        \"\"\n      ]\n    }\n  ]\n}\n[/block]\n\n**Activate your proxitee beacon **\n  * Use the tool to open the case and locate the white BUTTON;\n  * Press the BUTTON and keep holding for 10 seconds, the Blue LED will Light up solid for 5 seconds and then off. \n  This wakes up the beacon and it starts broadcasting.\n\n\n**Shutdown MiniBeacon as below method**\n  * Use the tool to open the case, take out the module;\n  * Press the BUTTON and keep holding 10 seconds, the Blue LED will FLASH 5 times and then turn off. \nThis turns off the broadcasting mode and the beacon in sleep mode.\n  \n\n\n[block:image]\n{\n  \"images\": [\n    {\n      \"image\": [\n        \"https://files.readme.io/S67kMLosTqZ4syFacm3w_Proxitee-blue-on-light.jpg\",\n        \"Proxitee-blue-on-light.jpg\",\n        \"358\",\n        \"375\",\n        \"#c4ceda\",\n        \"\"\n      ]\n    }\n  ]\n}\n[/block]\n## Low Battery Indicator\n\nThe proxitee beacon has a built in low-battery warning indicator. If the battery level drops to lower than **2.3v** a built in L.E.D will flash **RED** every 5 seconds. Once the battery level  goes below **2.1v** the proxitee beacon will automatically stop broadcasting. \n\n[block:image]\n{\n  \"images\": [\n    {\n      \"image\": [\n        \"https://files.readme.io/tRONxCWlTV8Zu98DPjSl_proxitee-low-battery-indicator.jpg\",\n        \"proxitee-low-battery-indicator.jpg\",\n        \"344\",\n        \"362\",\n        \"#e3e2e6\",\n        \"\"\n      ]\n    }\n  ]\n}\n[/block]","category":"546b25b7c65d1b080038e8ae","createdAt":"2014-11-18T11:16:05.199Z","excerpt":"Switching it on","githubsync":"","hidden":false,"link_external":false,"link_url":"","order":999,"project":"546b25b6c65d1b080038e8aa","slug":"beacon-operating-instruction","sync_unique":"","title":"Beacon operating instruction","type":"basic","updates":[],"user":"5469f4baa3b67a0e00559b47","version":"546b25b7c65d1b080038e8ad","childrenPages":[]}

Beacon operating instruction

Switching it on

## Activating the beacon For the beacon to start broadcasting you have to turn it on. Yes proxitee beacons can be switched off to save battery power. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/rKoEWJtR3225MNR1XwXD_proxitee-MiniBeacon-switch.jpg", "proxitee-MiniBeacon-switch.jpg", "358", "358", "#2f302d", "" ] } ] } [/block] **Activate your proxitee beacon ** * Use the tool to open the case and locate the white BUTTON; * Press the BUTTON and keep holding for 10 seconds, the Blue LED will Light up solid for 5 seconds and then off. This wakes up the beacon and it starts broadcasting. **Shutdown MiniBeacon as below method** * Use the tool to open the case, take out the module; * Press the BUTTON and keep holding 10 seconds, the Blue LED will FLASH 5 times and then turn off. This turns off the broadcasting mode and the beacon in sleep mode. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/S67kMLosTqZ4syFacm3w_Proxitee-blue-on-light.jpg", "Proxitee-blue-on-light.jpg", "358", "375", "#c4ceda", "" ] } ] } [/block] ## Low Battery Indicator The proxitee beacon has a built in low-battery warning indicator. If the battery level drops to lower than **2.3v** a built in L.E.D will flash **RED** every 5 seconds. Once the battery level goes below **2.1v** the proxitee beacon will automatically stop broadcasting. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/tRONxCWlTV8Zu98DPjSl_proxitee-low-battery-indicator.jpg", "proxitee-low-battery-indicator.jpg", "344", "362", "#e3e2e6", "" ] } ] } [/block]