A barcode reader (or barcode scanner) is an electronic device for reading printed barcodes. Like a flatbed scanner, it consists of a light source, a lens and a light sensor translating optical impulses into electrical ones. Additionally, nearly all barcode readers contain decoder circuitry analyzing ...

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Esky barcode scanner: how to disable the <Enter> after the scan

Have a Esky USB barcode reader, model 261-0300-01. After the scan id adds the "Enter" and the application continues. I would like it to input just the scan without the "Enter" so I can see / edit the ...
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Motorola DS6878 Barcode scanner

I have a Motorola DS6878 scanner that I'm trying to get to read a tab. The scanner will scan the tab but doesn't do anything on the computers. Can't give specific details about the scanner as I'm not ...
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Scan only to excell cell

I am trying to set up a system where particular cells on various spreadsheets can only have data scanned into them. It will also be necessary to disable the ability to input data into that particular ...
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How to configure Farsun USB barcode scanner to add prefix

I have a farsun barcode scanner the firmware version is "Firmware v1.0 Checksumì4712 11-29-01" . On scanning I need to add the character § before the barcode. The scanner came with a very limited ...
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Scan only the first 12 digits of a 13 digit barcode using a Symbol LS9208i

I have a Symbol LS9208i barcode scanner that I accidentally used to scan the SET DEFAULTS barcode in the manual. Products like "Nutella" have a barcode of 9300698000018, which is 13 digits long, but ...
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How can I connect a device to my Samsung Galaxy tablet using the micro USB port while keeping the tablet in charge? [closed]

I need to connect a barcode scanner to my Samsung Galaxy tablet. I have a Galaxy Note 10.1 and a Galaxy Tab 4, both working great with the barcode scanner connected to the micro USB port. However ...
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Can a UPC scanner talk to two POS systems at once?

Is it possible to make a UPC (barcode) scanner talk to two POS systems independently and simultaneously, so when an item is scanned, the devise will send information to two different, non-integrated ...
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Connecting barcode scanner to ipod touch

I have an ipod touch 4, usb adapter and usb barcode scanner. When I connect the barcode scanner to the ipod through the adapter I am able to scan barcodes but nothing happens on the ipod. The usb ...
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How to get Excel to accept tab and cr from barcode scanner?

I'm collecting some data in Excel via Code128 barcodes using a Motorola DS6878 scanner. The first data is a product number and the second is a color. The spreadsheet is set up with those two columns ...
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Motorola MT2070 barcode scanner losing connection to computer

I have a brand new Motorola MT2070 barcode scanner. Our company has recommended this model widely to our customers of our inventory / point-of-sale software. As usual, I'm configuring one for a ...
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Reading the control codes being sent by a barcode reader

I have an old bar code reader that is sending some control codes before and maybe after it reads the bar code. I need a way to capture these codes so I can duplicate them on a new reader. The ...
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Modify/Truncate the Data picked up by a bar code scanner

I trying to find a solution for a scanning problem I have. We print packing slips to place with orders we ship via UPS. Currently, users have to type in the patient information. I would like to use ...
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How to read QR-based vCard on Windows & Mac OS, with USB scanner?

I'm generating QR codes that contain vCards, and these can be consumed just fine by smartphones, e.g. with software like RedLaser, etc. For the desktop I have a barcode scanner that can read QR (2D), ...
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Extra output on barcode scanning

I have a CipherLab 1000 scanner. It seems as if the scan-result has a prefix? When I scan an ISBN 9788799412143, it gives this output: M139788799412143. Another book has this barcode at the back: ...
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If I acquire a USB QR/barcode scanner, can I set it to automatically launch a browser upon reading a URL?

I'm considering purchasing a scanner such as the Esky™ Automatic USB (Bi-directional) Barcode Scanner. I've produced some QR codes (containing valid http URLs) which I'd like students at my school to ...
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How to configure Farsun FG9800 USB barcode scanner to not auto-enter after each scan

Does anyone know how to program it so it does not place a carriage return/enter after every scan? That function is messing up my program that I scan inventory into since it executes the enter command ...
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Barcode Scanner wrong output

LS300 from Reichelt is working perfectly for Text under Ubuntu 12.04.1. But when I am scanning a special character it messes up. My Codes are CODE_128 barcodes and i got the following output: ...
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Scanning Barcodes into Excel

I am trying to scan barcodes into an Excel 2010 spreadsheet. Each time I try to scan the barcode it tries to name the cell. If I engage the cursor in cell it scans in the data, but I have to do this ...
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How can I use two usb keyboards inputing simultaneously on one computer and monitor without the data merging together?

Specifically, I need to scan a whole bunch of barcodes, and so I want to connect two usb laser scanners to one PC and be able to scan simultaneously in order to get the job done faster! If barcodes ...
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Act on scanned barcode with Windows system hook

I have two sets of barcodes which are being read by a scanner (HID device). If the barcode scanned is of type A it should be sent to the app on focus If the barcode scanned is of type B then the ...
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Can I have a QR code that will create a contact on the device? [closed]

Is it possible to create a QR code, that when scanned, will create a contact on the device? I tried NeoReader - it only scans the data (string value) I can print my Blackberry data, and that will ...
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How to configure Farsun USB barcode scanner to not auto-trigger

At my company we have several USB barcode scanners. I'm not sure exactly what model they are, but I think they are the FG9800 from Farsun because that's what they look like on the exterior. They ...
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Bluetooth barcode scanner pairing problems

I have a Bluetooth barcode scanner which I've already paired up with a PC. It works fine but whenever I shutdown the PC and start it up again - for example the next day - it seems that the Bluetooth ...
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SDK/API barcode scanner without focus

Is there a USB barcode scanner/software that has an SDK/API that doesn't just use a keyboard emulator to input the data it scans? Like, when someone scans a barcode, have it process that information ...
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Barcode not reading [closed]

I generated some barcodes and scanned using kodak i1220 scanner, but the barcode values are not displaying. I've checked the barcode type on the scanner and its the same as that generated. Please,what ...
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Barcode scanner is not showing result [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: USB barcode scanner not work in Ubuntu 10.10 I have a strange problem, my barcode scanner has stopped decoding barcodes. I can hear a beep sound and the red light, but ...
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USB barcode scanner not work in Ubuntu 10.10

I have installed Ubuntu 10.10 in my PC. After that I try to plug in USB barcode scanner, but after I have scanned some barcode, the data does not show. Why its happen? I use Scan Logic SL-1000-LR ...
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Barcode scanner work in browser

I have a Manhattan Barcode scanner Contact CCD Handheld 80mm scan width, USB. I have connected it to Windows 7 x64. I managed to get it to scan several barcodes by configuring it to USB Mode. If I ...
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What type of barcode scanner do I need to access scanner output in Java app?

For my project I need to scan barcodes and save them in a database. I thought about doing this by running a Java app in the background that listens to the port used by the scanner and saves the ...
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Need barcode scanner for Linux Ubuntu 9.04

dear all..i have made my project using Linux Ubuntu 9.04 OS.i want to use barcode scanner for my project.Can you tell me what's barcode scanner that compatible with this OS.?
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2D barcode scanner for OS X?

What is the best QR bar code scanner for OS X?
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How do I decode QR type barcodes on my iPhone? [closed]

I'm interested in Decoding and generating QR Type barcodes on my iPhone. I think it would be easier to generate them on my PC/Mac but I would like suggestions on how this can be done please?
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USB Barcode scanner.

I have a USB Zebex barcode scanner, this device works properly using Windows XP and Windows Vista when I open Notepad. However I can't get it to work on Ubuntu. I open Gedit, and it makes the same ...
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Is Bluetooth prone to data errors?

Our company has a brand new Bluetooth barcode scanner. I've received reports that occasionally a wrong character is received; this is using Code 128, which has a checksum built in that should nearly ...
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Does zwebcam (from zbar-tools) work with Thinkpad X300 built-in camera?

I'm trying to use the ZBar webcam barcode scanner on a Lenovo Thinkpad X300 running Debian Linux. I get a nice greyscale image and the barcode shows clearly, but nothing gets recognized. I'm ...