Motorola Symbol DS3407 Specifications

Symbol DS3478
Product Reference Guide
Symbol DS3478 Smart Focus Digital Scanner
Product Reference Guide
72E-72109-04
Revision A
August 2008
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Revision History
Changes to the original manual are listed below:
Change
Date
Description
-01 Rev A
6/2005
Initial release.
-02 Rev A
2/2007
Update service information; correct Symbol PTC Terminal bar code; specify that
Multipoint mode does not support Beep on <BEL> feature.
-03 Rev A
7/2007
Add DPM version information, including new decode zones and DPM Scanning
parameter; added picklist mode, new UPC/EAN Supplemental options, Bookland
ISBN format, 4State Postal, Inverse 1D, Data Matrix Inverse, Micro QR, QR Inverse,
Aztec, Aztec Inverse parameters.
-04 Rev A
8/2008
Add 2D decode zones, add Decode Mirror Images parameter, removed IBM XT bar
code and keyboard from Keyboard Wedge section, add Code 128 Lengths and Post
US4 options, change UCC/EAN-128 code type name to GS1-128.
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Table of Contents
About This Guide
Introduction .................................................................................................................... xv
Configurations................................................................................................................ xv
Chapter Descriptions ..................................................................................................... xv
Notational Conventions.................................................................................................. xvi
Related Publications ...................................................................................................... xvii
Service Information ........................................................................................................ xvii
Chapter 1: Getting Started
Introduction ................................................................................................................... 1-1
Smart Focus Scanning ............................................................................................ 1-1
Host Interfaces ........................................................................................................ 1-2
Unpacking the Digital Scanner ...................................................................................... 1-2
The Digital Scanner Cradle ........................................................................................... 1-2
Cradle Parts ............................................................................................................ 1-3
Connecting the Cradle ............................................................................................ 1-4
Supplying Power to the Cradle ................................................................................ 1-5
Connecting a Synapse Cable Interface ................................................................... 1-6
Reestablishing a Lost Connection to Host .............................................................. 1-6
Mounting the Cradle ................................................................................................ 1-6
Removing and Inserting the Battery .............................................................................. 1-7
Charging the Battery ..................................................................................................... 1-8
Charging LED .......................................................................................................... 1-8
Charging Problem LED ........................................................................................... 1-8
Inserting the Digital Scanner in the Cradle ................................................................... 1-9
Pairing ........................................................................................................................... 1-9
Unpairing ................................................................................................................. 1-10
Configuring the Digital Scanner .................................................................................... 1-10
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Chapter 2: Digital Scanning
Introduction ................................................................................................................... 2-1
Beeper Definitions ......................................................................................................... 2-2
LED Definitions ............................................................................................................. 2-5
Digital Scanning ............................................................................................................ 2-6
Aiming ..................................................................................................................... 2-7
Decode Zones ............................................................................................................... 2-8
DS3478-SF Near Focus - 1D and PDF417 ............................................................. 2-8
DS3478-SF Near Focus - 2D Codes ....................................................................... 2-9
DS3478-SF Far Focus ............................................................................................ 2-10
DS3478-SF Smart Focus ........................................................................................ 2-11
DS3478-HD/DPM Near Focus - 1D and PDF417 ................................................... 2-12
DS3478-HD/DPM Near Focus - 2D Codes ............................................................. 2-13
DS3478-HD/DPM Far Focus ................................................................................... 2-14
DS3478-HD/DMP Smart Focus .............................................................................. 2-15
Chapter 3: Maintenance and Technical Specifications
Introduction ................................................................................................................... 3-1
Maintenance ................................................................................................................. 3-1
Troubleshooting ............................................................................................................ 3-2
Technical Specifications ............................................................................................... 3-5
Digital Scanner Signal Descriptions .............................................................................. 3-7
Chapter 4: User Preferences
Introduction ................................................................................................................... 4-1
Scanning Sequence Examples ..................................................................................... 4-2
Errors While Scanning .................................................................................................. 4-2
User Preferences Default Parameters .......................................................................... 4-2
User Preferences .......................................................................................................... 4-3
Set Default Parameter ............................................................................................. 4-3
Parameter Scanning ............................................................................................... 4-3
Beeper Tone ........................................................................................................... 4-4
Beeper Volume ....................................................................................................... 4-5
Power Mode ............................................................................................................ 4-5
Beep After Good Decode ........................................................................................ 4-6
Picklist Mode ........................................................................................................... 4-7
Decode Session Timeout ........................................................................................ 4-8
Fuzzy 1D Decoding ................................................................................................. 4-8
Decode Mirror Images (Data Matrix Only) .............................................................. 4-9
Radio Communications ................................................................................................. 4-10
Connection Maintenance Interval ............................................................................ 4-10
Radio Output Power ................................................................................................ 4-12
Parameter Broadcast .............................................................................................. 4-12
Single Point/Multipoint Operation ............................................................................ 4-13
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Chapter 5: Decoding Preferences
Introduction ................................................................................................................... 5-1
Scanning Sequence Examples ..................................................................................... 5-2
Errors While Scanning .................................................................................................. 5-2
Decoding Preferences Parameter Defaults .................................................................. 5-2
Decoding Preferences .................................................................................................. 5-3
Focus Mode ............................................................................................................ 5-3
Decoding Illumination .............................................................................................. 5-4
Decode Aiming Pattern ........................................................................................... 5-4
DPM Scanning ........................................................................................................ 5-5
Chapter 6: Keyboard Wedge Interface
Introduction ................................................................................................................... 6-1
Connecting a Keyboard Wedge Interface ..................................................................... 6-2
Keyboard Wedge Default Parameters .......................................................................... 6-3
Keyboard Wedge Parameters ....................................................................................... 6-4
Keyboard Wedge Host Types ................................................................................. 6-4
Keyboard Wedge Country Types (Country Codes) ................................................. 6-5
Ignore Unknown Characters ................................................................................... 6-7
Keystroke Delay ...................................................................................................... 6-7
Intra-Keystroke Delay .............................................................................................. 6-8
Alternate Numeric Keypad Emulation ..................................................................... 6-8
Caps Lock On ......................................................................................................... 6-9
Caps Lock Override ................................................................................................ 6-9
Convert Wedge Data ............................................................................................... 6-10
Function Key Mapping ............................................................................................ 6-10
FN1 Substitution ...................................................................................................... 6-11
Send Make and Break ............................................................................................. 6-11
Keyboard Maps ............................................................................................................. 6-12
ASCII Character Set ..................................................................................................... 6-14
Chapter 7: RS-232 Interface
Introduction ................................................................................................................... 7-1
Connecting an RS-232 Interface ................................................................................... 7-2
RS-232 Default Parameters .......................................................................................... 7-3
RS-232 Host Parameters .............................................................................................. 7-4
RS-232 Host Types ................................................................................................. 7-6
Baud Rate ............................................................................................................... 7-7
Parity ....................................................................................................................... 7-9
Check Receive Errors ............................................................................................. 7-10
Stop Bit Select ......................................................................................................... 7-10
Data Bits .................................................................................................................. 7-11
Hardware Handshaking ........................................................................................... 7-11
Software Handshaking ............................................................................................ 7-13
Host Serial Response Time-out .............................................................................. 7-15
RTS Line State ........................................................................................................ 7-16
Beep on <BEL> ....................................................................................................... 7-16
Intercharacter Delay ................................................................................................ 7-17
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Nixdorf Mode A/B and OPOS/JPOS Beep/LED Options ........................................ 7-18
Ignore Unknown Characters ................................................................................... 7-19
ASCII Character Set ..................................................................................................... 7-20
Chapter 8: USB Interface
Introduction ................................................................................................................... 8-1
USB Default Parameters ............................................................................................... 8-3
USB Host Parameters ................................................................................................... 8-4
USB Device Type .................................................................................................... 8-4
USB Country Keyboard Types (Country Codes) ..................................................... 8-5
USB Keystroke Delay .............................................................................................. 8-7
USB Caps Lock Override ........................................................................................ 8-7
USB Ignore Unknown Characters ........................................................................... 8-8
Emulate Keypad ...................................................................................................... 8-8
USB Keyboard FN1 Substitution ............................................................................. 8-9
Function Key Mapping ............................................................................................ 8-9
Simulated Caps Lock .............................................................................................. 8-10
Convert Case .......................................................................................................... 8-10
ASCII Character Set ..................................................................................................... 8-11
Chapter 9: IBM 468X/469X Interface
Introduction ................................................................................................................... 9-1
Connecting to an IBM 468X/469X Host ........................................................................ 9-2
IBM Default Parameters ................................................................................................ 9-3
IBM 468X/469X Host Parameters ................................................................................. 9-4
Port Address ........................................................................................................... 9-4
Convert Unknown to Code 39 ................................................................................. 9-5
Chapter 10: Wand Emulation Interface
Introduction ................................................................................................................... 10-1
Connecting a Wand Emulation Interface ...................................................................... 10-2
Wand Emulation Default Parameters ............................................................................ 10-3
Wand Emulation Host Parameters ................................................................................ 10-4
Wand Emulation Host Types ................................................................................... 10-4
Leading Margin (Quiet Zone) .................................................................................. 10-5
Polarity .................................................................................................................... 10-6
Ignore Unknown Characters ................................................................................... 10-6
Convert All to Code 39 ............................................................................................ 10-7
Convert Code 39 to Full ASCII ............................................................................... 10-8
Chapter 11: Scanner Emulation Interface
Introduction ................................................................................................................... 11-1
Connecting Using Scanner Emulation .......................................................................... 11-2
Scanner Emulation Default Parameters ........................................................................ 11-3
Scanner Emulation Host Parameters ............................................................................ 11-4
Scanner Emulation Host ......................................................................................... 11-4
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Beep Style ............................................................................................................... 11-4
Parameter Pass-Through ........................................................................................ 11-5
Convert Newer Code Types .................................................................................... 11-6
Module Width .......................................................................................................... 11-7
Convert All Bar Codes to Code 39 .......................................................................... 11-7
Code 39 Full ASCII Conversion .............................................................................. 11-8
Transmission Timeout ............................................................................................. 11-9
Ignore Unknown Characters ................................................................................... 11-10
Leading Margin ....................................................................................................... 11-11
Check for Decode LED ........................................................................................... 11-12
Chapter 12: 123Scan
Introduction ................................................................................................................... 12-1
Setting Up 123Scan ...................................................................................................... 12-1
Chapter 13: Symbologies
Introduction ................................................................................................................... 13-1
Scanning Sequence Examples ..................................................................................... 13-1
Errors While Scanning .................................................................................................. 13-1
Symbology Default Parameters .................................................................................... 13-2
UPC/EAN ...................................................................................................................... 13-6
Enable/Disable UPC-A ............................................................................................ 13-6
Enable/Disable UPC-E ............................................................................................ 13-6
Enable/Disable UPC-E1 .......................................................................................... 13-7
Enable/Disable EAN-13 .......................................................................................... 13-7
Enable/Disable EAN-8 ............................................................................................ 13-8
Enable/Disable Bookland EAN ................................................................................ 13-8
Decode UPC/EAN Supplementals .......................................................................... 13-9
User-Programmable Supplementals ....................................................................... 13-12
UPC/EAN Supplemental Redundancy .................................................................... 13-12
Transmit UPC-A/UPC-E/UPC-E1 Check Digit ........................................................ 13-13
UPC-A Preamble ..................................................................................................... 13-15
UPC-E Preamble ..................................................................................................... 13-16
UPC-E1 Preamble ................................................................................................... 13-17
Convert UPC-E to UPC-A ....................................................................................... 13-18
Convert UPC-E1 to UPC-A ..................................................................................... 13-18
EAN-8 Extend ......................................................................................................... 13-19
Bookland ISBN Format ........................................................................................... 13-20
UCC Coupon Extended Code ................................................................................. 13-21
Code 128 ...................................................................................................................... 13-22
Enable/Disable Code 128 ....................................................................................... 13-22
Set Lengths for Code 128 ....................................................................................... 13-22
Enable/Disable GS1-128 (formerly UCC/EAN-128) ................................................ 13-24
Enable/Disable ISBT 128 ........................................................................................ 13-24
Code 39 ........................................................................................................................ 13-25
Enable/Disable Code 39 ......................................................................................... 13-25
Enable/Disable Trioptic Code 39 ............................................................................. 13-25
Convert Code 39 to Code 32 .................................................................................. 13-26
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Code 32 Prefix ........................................................................................................ 13-26
Set Lengths for Code 39 ......................................................................................... 13-27
Code 39 Check Digit Verification ............................................................................ 13-29
Transmit Code 39 Check Digit ................................................................................ 13-29
Code 39 Full ASCII Conversion .............................................................................. 13-30
Code 39 Buffering (Scan & Store) ........................................................................... 13-31
Code 93 ........................................................................................................................ 13-33
Enable/Disable Code 93 ......................................................................................... 13-33
Set Lengths for Code 93 ......................................................................................... 13-33
Code 11 ........................................................................................................................ 13-35
Code 11 ................................................................................................................... 13-35
Set Lengths for Code 11 ......................................................................................... 13-35
Code 11 Check Digit Verification ............................................................................ 13-37
Transmit Code 11 Check Digits .............................................................................. 13-38
Interleaved 2 of 5 (I 2 of 5) ............................................................................................ 13-39
Enable/Disable Interleaved 2 of 5 ........................................................................... 13-39
Set Lengths for Interleaved 2 of 5 ........................................................................... 13-39
I 2 of 5 Check Digit Verification ............................................................................... 13-41
Transmit I 2 of 5 Check Digit ................................................................................... 13-41
Convert I 2 of 5 to EAN-13 ...................................................................................... 13-42
Discrete 2 of 5 (D 2 of 5) ............................................................................................... 13-43
Enable/Disable Discrete 2 of 5 ................................................................................ 13-43
Set Lengths for Discrete 2 of 5 ................................................................................ 13-43
Codabar (NW - 7) .......................................................................................................... 13-45
Enable/Disable Codabar ......................................................................................... 13-45
Set Lengths for Codabar ......................................................................................... 13-45
CLSI Editing ............................................................................................................ 13-47
NOTIS Editing ......................................................................................................... 13-47
MSI ................................................................................................................................ 13-48
Enable/Disable MSI ................................................................................................. 13-48
Set Lengths for MSI ................................................................................................ 13-48
MSI Check Digits ..................................................................................................... 13-50
Transmit MSI Check Digit(s) ................................................................................... 13-50
MSI Check Digit Algorithm ...................................................................................... 13-51
Inverse 1D ..................................................................................................................... 13-52
Postal Codes ................................................................................................................. 13-53
US Postnet .............................................................................................................. 13-53
US Planet ................................................................................................................ 13-53
UK Postal ................................................................................................................ 13-54
Transmit UK Postal Check Digit .............................................................................. 13-54
Japan Postal ........................................................................................................... 13-55
Australian Postal ..................................................................................................... 13-55
Dutch Postal ............................................................................................................ 13-56
4State Postal ........................................................................................................... 13-56
Post US4 ................................................................................................................. 13-57
Transmit US Postal Check Digit .............................................................................. 13-57
GS1 DataBar (formerly RSS - Reduced Space Symbology) ........................................ 13-58
GS1 DataBar-14 ...................................................................................................... 13-58
GS1 DataBar Limited .............................................................................................. 13-58
GS1 DataBar Expanded .......................................................................................... 13-59
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Convert GS1 DataBar to UPC/EAN ........................................................................ 13-59
Composite .................................................................................................................... 13-60
Composite CC-C ..................................................................................................... 13-60
Composite CC-A/B .................................................................................................. 13-60
Composite TLC-39 .................................................................................................. 13-61
UPC Composite Mode ............................................................................................ 13-61
GS1-128 Emulation Mode for UCC/EAN Composite Codes ................................... 13-62
2D Symbologies ............................................................................................................ 13-63
Enable/Disable PDF417 .......................................................................................... 13-63
Enable/Disable MicroPDF417 ................................................................................. 13-63
Code 128 Emulation ................................................................................................ 13-64
Data Matrix .............................................................................................................. 13-65
Data Matrix Inverse ................................................................................................. 13-65
Maxicode ................................................................................................................. 13-66
QR Code ................................................................................................................. 13-66
MicroQR .................................................................................................................. 13-67
QR Inverse .............................................................................................................. 13-67
Aztec ....................................................................................................................... 13-68
Aztec Inverse .......................................................................................................... 13-68
Redundancy Level ........................................................................................................ 13-69
Redundancy Level 1 ............................................................................................... 13-69
Redundancy Level 2 ............................................................................................... 13-69
Redundancy Level 3 ............................................................................................... 13-69
Redundancy Level 4 ............................................................................................... 13-69
Security Level ............................................................................................................... 13-71
Security Level 0 ....................................................................................................... 13-71
Security Level 1 ....................................................................................................... 13-71
Security Level 2 ....................................................................................................... 13-71
Security Level 3 ....................................................................................................... 13-71
Intercharacter Gap Size .......................................................................................... 13-73
Macro PDF Features ..................................................................................................... 13-74
Flush Macro Buffer .................................................................................................. 13-74
Abort Macro PDF Entry ........................................................................................... 13-74
Chapter 14: Miscellaneous Scanner Options
Introduction ................................................................................................................... 14-1
Scanning Sequence Examples ..................................................................................... 14-1
Errors While Scanning .................................................................................................. 14-1
Miscellaneous Default Parameters ............................................................................... 14-2
Miscellaneous Scanner Parameters ............................................................................. 14-3
Transmit Code ID Character ................................................................................... 14-3
Prefix/Suffix Values ................................................................................................. 14-4
Scan Data Transmission Format ............................................................................. 14-5
FN1 Substitution Values .......................................................................................... 14-6
Transmit “No Read” Message ................................................................................. 14-7
Report Version ........................................................................................................ 14-7
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Chapter 15: Advanced Data Formatting
Introduction ................................................................................................................... 15-1
Rules: Criteria Linked to Actions ................................................................................... 15-1
Creating ADF Rules ...................................................................................................... 15-2
ADF Programming Example ......................................................................................... 15-2
Rule 1: The Code 128 Scanning Rule ..................................................................... 15-3
Rule 2: The UPC Scanning Rule ............................................................................. 15-3
Alternate Rule Sets ....................................................................................................... 15-3
Rules Hierarchy (in Bar Codes) .................................................................................... 15-5
Default Rules ................................................................................................................ 15-5
Special Considerations for Multipoint Networks ............................................................ 15-5
ADF Bar Codes ............................................................................................................. 15-6
Special Commands ....................................................................................................... 15-8
Pause Duration ....................................................................................................... 15-8
Begin New Rule ...................................................................................................... 15-8
Save Rule ................................................................................................................ 15-8
Erase ....................................................................................................................... 15-9
Quit Entering Rules ................................................................................................. 15-9
Disable Rule Set ..................................................................................................... 15-10
Criteria .......................................................................................................................... 15-11
Code Types ............................................................................................................. 15-11
Code Lengths .......................................................................................................... 15-18
Message Containing a Specific Data String ............................................................ 15-23
Actions .......................................................................................................................... 15-27
Send Data ............................................................................................................... 15-27
Setup Field(s) .......................................................................................................... 15-31
Modify Data ............................................................................................................. 15-36
Pad Data with Spaces ............................................................................................. 15-37
Pad Data with Zeros ................................................................................................ 15-41
Beeps ...................................................................................................................... 15-46
Send Keystroke (Control Characters and Keyboard Characters) ........................... 15-46
Send Right Control Key ........................................................................................... 15-82
Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters ...................................................... 15-83
Turn On Rule Sets .................................................................................................. 15-88
Turn Off Rule Sets .................................................................................................. 15-89
Alphanumeric Keyboard ................................................................................................ 15-90
Appendix A: Standard Default Parameters
Appendix B: Programming Reference
Symbol Code Identifiers ................................................................................................ B-1
AIM Code Identifiers ..................................................................................................... B-3
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Appendix C: Sample Bar Codes
UPC-A ........................................................................................................................... C-1
UPC-E ........................................................................................................................... C-1
UPC-E1 ......................................................................................................................... C-2
EAN-13 ......................................................................................................................... C-2
EAN-8 ........................................................................................................................... C-2
Code 39 ........................................................................................................................ C-3
Trioptic Code 39 ............................................................................................................ C-3
Code 93 ........................................................................................................................ C-3
Code 11 ........................................................................................................................ C-3
Codabar ........................................................................................................................ C-4
MSI ................................................................................................................................ C-4
Interleaved 2 of 5 .......................................................................................................... C-4
GS1 DataBar-14 ........................................................................................................... C-4
PDF417 ......................................................................................................................... C-5
Data Matrix .................................................................................................................... C-5
Maxicode ....................................................................................................................... C-5
QR Code ....................................................................................................................... C-6
US Postnet .................................................................................................................... C-6
UK Postal ...................................................................................................................... C-6
Appendix D: Numeric Bar Codes
0, 1, 2, 3 ........................................................................................................................ D-1
4, 5, 6, 7 ........................................................................................................................ D-2
8, 9 ................................................................................................................................ D-3
Cancel ........................................................................................................................... D-3
Glossary
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About This Guide
Introduction
The Symbol DS3478 Smart Focus Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide provides general instructions for
setting up, operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting the digital scanner.
Configurations
This guide includes the following configurations:
• DS3478-SF - Standard focus
• DS3478-HD - High density scanning
• DS3478-DP - Direct part mark (DPM) decoding support.
Chapter Descriptions
• Chapter 1, Getting Started provides a product overview and unpacking instructions.
• Chapter 2, Digital Scanning describes parts of the digital scanner, beeper and LED definitions, and how to
use the digital scanner.
• Chapter 3, Maintenance and Technical Specifications provides information on how to care for the digital
scanner, troubleshooting, and technical specifications.
• Chapter 4, User Preferences provides programming bar codes for selecting user preference features for the
digital scanner.
• Chapter 5, Decoding Preferences describes digital scanner preference features and provides programming
bar codes for selecting these features.
• Chapter 6, Keyboard Wedge Interface provides information for setting up the digital scanner for keyboard
wedge operation.
• Chapter 7, RS-232 Interface provides information for setting up the digital scanner for RS-232 operation.
• Chapter 8, USB Interface provides information for setting up the digital scanner for USB operation.
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• Chapter 9, IBM 468X/469X Interface provides information for setting up the digital scanner with IBM
468X/469X POS systems.
• Chapter 10, Wand Emulation Interface provides information for setting up the digital scanner for wand
emulation operation.
• Chapter 11, Scanner Emulation Interface provides information for setting up the digital scanner for scanner
emulation operation.
• Chapter 12, 123Scan provides information on the PC-based scanner configuration tool 123Scan.
• Chapter 13, Symbologies describes all symbology features and provides programming bar codes for
selecting these features.
• Chapter 14, Miscellaneous Scanner Options includes features frequently used to customize how data
transmits to the host device.
• Chapter 15, Advanced Data Formatting (ADF) describes how to customize scanned data before transmitting
to the host.
• Appendix A, Standard Default Parameters provides a table of all host and miscellaneous scanner defaults.
• Appendix B, Programming Reference provides tables of Symbol and AIM code identifiers and modifier
characters.
• Appendix C, Sample Bar Codes includes sample bar codes for supported code types.
• Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes includes the numeric bar codes to scan for parameters requiring specific
numeric values.
Notational Conventions
The following conventions are used in this document:
• Bullets (•) indicate:
• action items
• lists of alternatives
• lists of required steps that are not necessarily sequential.
• Sequential lists (e.g., those that describe step-by-step procedures) appear as numbered lists.
• Throughout the programming bar code menus, asterisks (*) denote default parameter settings.
* Indicates Default
*Baud Rate 9600
Feature/Option
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Related Publications
The Symbol DS3478 Quick Start Guide (p/n 72-72130-xx) provides general information for getting started with the
digital scanner, including basic setup and operation instructions.
For the latest version of this guide and all guides, go to: http://www.motorola.com/enterprisemobility/manuals.
Service Information
If you have a problem with your equipment, contact Motorola Enterprise Mobility support for your region. Contact
information is available at: http://www.motorola.com/enterprisemobility/contactsupport.
When contacting Enterprise Mobility Support, please have the following information available:
• Serial number of the unit
• Model number or product name
• Software type and version number.
Motorola responds to calls by E-mail, telephone or fax within the time limits set forth in support agreements.
If your problem cannot be solved by Motorola Enterprise Mobility Support, you may need to return your equipment
for servicing and will be given specific directions. Motorola is not responsible for any damages incurred during
shipment if the approved shipping container is not used. Shipping the units improperly can possibly void the
warranty.
If you purchased your Enterprise Mobility business product from a Motorola business partner, contact that business
partner for support.
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Chapter 1 Getting Started
Introduction
The Symbol DS3478 combines excellent digital scanning performance and advanced ergonomics to provide the
best value in a lightweight digital scanner, ensuring comfort and ease of use for extended periods of time.
Figure 1-1 Symbol DS3478 Smart Focus Digital Scanner
Smart Focus Scanning
The digital scanner supports a Smart Focus mode which toggles the focus position after every frame between near
and far focus, optimizing decoding performance when scanning a combination of small and large bar codes. See
Focus Mode on page 5-3 to select this mode.
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Host Interfaces
This digital scanner supports the following host interfaces through communication with a cradle:
• Standard RS-232 connection to a host.
• Keyboard wedge connection to a host, where scanned data is interpreted as keystrokes. The following
international keyboards are supported (for Windows™ environment): North American, German, French,
French Canadian, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, UK English, Japanese, and Brazilian-Portuguese.
• Wand emulation connection to a mobile computer, a controller, or host, which collects the data as wand data
and decodes it.
• Scanner emulation connection to a mobile computer or a controller, which collects the data and interprets it
for the host.
• IBM® 468X/469X hosts.
• USB connection to a host. The digital scanner autodetects a USB host and defaults to the HID keyboard
interface type. Select other USB interface types by scanning programming bar codes. The following
international keyboards are supported (for Windows™ environment): North America, German, French,
French Canadian, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, UK English, Japanese, and Brazilian-Portuguese.
• Synapse capability, which allows connection to a wide variety of host systems using a Synapse cable and
Synapse adapter cable. The digital scanner autodetects the Synapse interface.
• Configuration via 123Scan.
Unpacking the Digital Scanner
Remove the digital scanner from its packing and inspect it. If the digital scanner was damaged in transit, contact
Motorola Enterprise Mobility Support. See page xvii for contact information. KEEP THE PACKING. It is the
approved shipping container and should be used if the equipment needs to be returned for servicing.
The Digital Scanner Cradle
The digital scanner cradle serves as a stand, charger, and host interface for the digital scanner. There are two
versions of the cradle:
• Charging cradle with radio: All communication between the cordless digital scanner and the host computer
occurs through the cradle. Each bar code contains programming instructions or other data unique to the bar
code pattern. The digital scanner transmits bar code data to the cradle via a wireless radio antenna. The
cradle then sends that information via an interface cable to the host computer for interpretation.
• Charge-only cradle: This cradle serves as a stand and battery charger. Since one radio-enabled cradle can
receive information from up to four digital scanners, it is possible to have several charge-only cradles.
The charging cradle with radio supports two modes of operation:
• Single point mode: the cradle communicates with one digital scanner.
• Multipoint mode: the cradle communicates with more than one digital scanner.
The cradle sits on a desktop or mounts on a non-horizontal surface (such as a wall or forklift), depending on the
environment. For more information about mounting options and procedures, refer to the documentation included
with the cradle.
Getting Started
Cradle Parts
Mounting
Screw Hole
Mounting
Screw Hole
Pairing
Bar Code
Latch
Charging/
Communications
Contacts
Figure 1-2 Cradle Front View
Mounting
Screw Hole
Latch
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Rubber Foot
Rubber Foot
Mounting Screw Hole
Mounting Screw Hole
Host Port
Power Cable Groove
Power Port
Host Cable Groove
Mounting Screw Hole
Converter Knob
Rubber Foot
Rubber Foot
Figure 1-3 Cradle Back View
Connecting the Cradle
Important: Connect the interface cable and power supply in the following order to ensure proper operation of the
digital scanner and cradle. Note that this procedure includes two different power supply options.
1.
Disconnect the power supply from the digital scanner cradle. See Figure 1-4.
2.
Insert the modular connector of the interface cable into the host interface port on the back of the digital scanner
cradle.
3.
If using a power supply that connects to the interface cable, insert this power supply into the power connector
on the interface cable, and the other end into an AC supply (see the cradle’s Quick Reference Guide for more
information).
4.
Insert the other end of the interface cable into the appropriate port on the host computer (see the specific host
chapter for information on host connections).
Getting Started
5.
1-5
If using an external power supply, insert the power cable into the power port on the back of the digital scanner
cradle, and connect the power supply to an approved AC supply (see the cradle’s Quick Reference Guide for
more information).
Host Port
Power Port
Figure 1-4 Connecting the Cables to the Cradle
NOTE
Disconnect the power supply before changing host cables, or the digital scanner may not recognize the
new host.
Different hosts require different cables. The connectors illustrated in each host chapter are examples only.
The connectors may be different from those illustrated, but the steps to connect the digital scanner are the
same.
Supplying Power to the Cradle
The cradle receives power from one of two sources:
• An external power supply.
• When connected to a powered host through a host cable that supplies power.
The cradle detects whether the host or an external supply is supplying power. It always draws power from the
external supply when available, regardless of the presence of power from a host.
Using the Host to Supply Power
When connecting the cradle to a powered host, the host can sometimes power the cradle rather than an external
power supply. Consider the following when powering from a host:
• The digital scanner charges at a slower rate than when charging from an external power supply.
• The cradle can charge a digital scanner only in single point mode. An external power supply is required to
charge a digital scanner in multipoint mode.
• A powered USB port provides enough power to the cradle for charging.
• Not all hosts provide enough power to the cradle for charging. For these hosts, connect an external power
supply.
NOTE
The radio link functions normally when the cradle draws power from a host.
For more information on single and multipoint operation, see Pairing on page 1-9.
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Connecting a Synapse Cable Interface
NOTE
Refer to the Synapse Interface Guide provided with the Synapse cable for more information.
Synapse Smart Cables enable interfacing to a variety of hosts. The appropriate Synapse cable detects the host.
To host
Synapse adapter cable
Synapse Smart Cable
To digital scanner cradle
Figure 1-5 Synapse Cable Connection
1.
Plug the Synapse adapter cable into the bottom of the digital scanner cradle, as described in Connecting the
Cables to the Cradle on page 1-5.
2.
Align the ‘S’ on the Synapse adapter cable with the ‘S’ on the Synapse Smart Cable and plug the cable in.
3.
Connect the other end of the Synapse Smart Cable to the host.
Reestablishing a Lost Connection to Host
If scanned data does not transmit to the cradle’s host, ensure you connected all cables securely, including the
power supply. If scanned data still does not transmit to the host, reestablish connection with the host:
1.
Disconnect the power supply from the cradle.
2.
Disconnect the host interface cable from the cradle.
3.
Wait three seconds.
4.
Reconnect the host interface cable to the cradle.
5.
Reconnect the power supply to the cradle.
6.
Re-establish pairing with the cradle.
Mounting the Cradle
For information on mounting the cradle, refer to the documentation included with the cradle.
Getting Started
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Removing and Inserting the Battery
The battery resides in a chamber in the digital scanner handle. To insert the battery:
1.
Insert a coin or flathead screwdriver in the slot at the base of the digital scanner, then turn the slot
counterclockwise to release the latch.
2.
Open the latch.
3.
If a battery is already installed, turn the digital scanner upright to slide the battery out.
4.
Slide the new battery into the chamber, with the rounded side toward the back and the contacts facing into the
chamber.
Figure 1-6 Inserting the Battery
5.
Close the latch.
6.
Insert a coin or flathead screwdriver in the slot at the base of the digital scanner, press down gently, and turn
the slot clockwise to lock the latch in place.
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Charging the Battery
For best performance, fully charge the digital scanner battery before using the digital scanner for the first time. To
charge the battery, place the digital scanner in the cradle, ensuring that the metal contacts on the bottom of the
digital scanner touch the contacts on the cradle. The battery begins charging. A complete charge can take up to
four hours, depending on the remaining charge in the battery.
Charge within the recommended temperature of 32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C) nominal, 41° to 95° F (5° to 35° C)
ideal.
Charging LED
The flashing green LED indicates charging activity. See Table 2-2 on page 2-5. If the digital scanner is charging in
fast mode (external power supply is present), the green LED blinks quickly (on for 0.25 seconds, off for 0.75
seconds). If the digital scanner is charging in slow mode (host-powered mode), the LED blinks slowly (on for 0.5
seconds, off for 1.5 seconds).
Charging Problem LED
A solid or flashing red LED during charging indicates a charging problem. See Table 2-2 on page 2-5 for definitions
of error conditions and the appropriate action to take.
Getting Started
1-9
Inserting the Digital Scanner in the Cradle
Insert the digital scanner in the cradle so that the metal contacts on the bottom of the digital scanner handle touch
the contacts on the cradle:
1.
With a slightly rotated motion, insert the digital scanner into the cradle top first.
2.
Push the handle down until it clicks into place, engaging the contacts in the cradle and digital scanner.
Figure 1-7 Inserting the Digital Scanner in the Cradle
Pairing
Pairing is the process by which a digital scanner initiates communication with a cradle. The cradle has multipoint
capability, and can pair with up to four digital scanners at a time. The cradle includes a pairing bar code.
To pair the digital scanner with the cradle, scan the pairing bar code on the cradle. A short low-high beep indicates
successful pairing.
NOTE
The pairing bar code that connects the digital scanner to a cradle is unique to each cradle.
Do not scan data or parameters until pairing completes.
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Unpairing
Unpair the digital scanner from the cradle to make the cradle available for pairing with another digital scanner. Scan
the Unpairing bar code on page 4-13 to unpair the digital scanner from its cradle.
NOTE
The Symbol DS3478 Quick Start Guide also includes an unpairing bar code.
Configuring the Digital Scanner
Use the bar codes in this manual or the 123Scan configuration program to configure the digital scanner. See
Chapter 4, User Preferences and each host chapter for information about programming the digital scanner using
bar code menus. See Chapter 12, 123Scan to configure the digital scanner using this configuration program.
123Scan includes a help file.
Chapter 2 Digital Scanning
Introduction
This chapter provides beeper and LED definitions, digital scanning techniques, general scanning instructions and
tips, and decode zone diagrams.
Scan Window
Tether Plate
LED
Indicators
Scan Trigger
Figure 2-1 Parts of the Digital Scanner
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Beeper Definitions
The digital scanner emits different beeper sequences and patterns to indicate its status. Table 2-1 defines beep
sequences that occur during both normal scanning and while programming the digital scanner.
Table 2-1 Standard Beeper Definitions
Beeper Sequence
Indication
Standard Use
Short low-short medium-short high beeps
Power up.
One short high beep
The digital scanner successfully decoded a bar code
(if the decode beeper is enabled).
Four long low beeps
A communication error occurred while transmitting a
scanned symbol to a host. The data is ignored. This
occurs if the digital scanner is not properly configured or
if the digital scanner has disconnected from the cradle.
Long low-high beeps
Attempt to pair with the cradle was unsuccessful. Ensure
that the cradle has power; if not, cycle power to the
cradle and re-attempt the pairing.
Four short high beeps
Low battery indication.
Long low-high-low-high beeps
Attempt to pair with a cradle that is already paired with
the maximum number of digital scanners.
Five long low beeps
Conversion or format error.
Low-high-low beeps
ADF transmit error.
Short high-short high-short low-short low beeps
Radio failure.
Cordless Digital Scanner Connection
Short low-short high beeps
The digital scanner connected to the cradle after
scanning a pairing bar code or automatically after a
disconnect.
Short high-short low beeps
The digital scanner disconnected from the cradle either
because the digital scanner moved out of range of the
cradle, the USB host suspended the cradle, or cradle
power was interrupted.
Parameter Menu Scanning
Short high beep
Correct entry scanned or correct menu sequence
performed.
Long low-long high beeps
Input error; incorrect bar code, programming sequence
or Cancel scanned. The digital scanner remains in ADF
program mode.
Short high-short low beeps
Keyboard parameter selected. Enter value using
numeric bar codes.
Digital Scanning
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Table 2-1 Standard Beeper Definitions (Continued)
Beeper Sequence
Short high-short low-short high-short low beeps
Indication
Successful program exit with change in the parameter
setting.
Code 39 Buffering
High-low beeps
New Code 39 data was entered into the buffer.
Three long high beeps
Code 39 buffer is full.
Low-high-low beeps
The Code 39 buffer was erased or there was an attempt
to clear or transmit an empty buffer.
Low-high beeps
A successful transmission of buffered data.
Macro PDF
Two long low beeps
File ID error. A bar code not in the current Macro PDF
sequence was scanned.
Three long low beeps
Out of memory. There is not enough buffer space to
store the current Macro PDF symbol.
Four long low beeps
Bad symbology. Scanned a 1D or 2D bar code in a
Macro PDF sequence, a duplicate Macro PDF label, a
label in an incorrect order, or trying to transmit an empty
or illegal Macro PDF field.
Five long low beeps
Flushing Macro PDF buffer.
Fast warble beep
Aborting Macro PDF sequence.
Low-high beeps
Flushing an already empty Macro PDF buffer.
ADF Programming Normal Data Entry
High-low beeps
Enter another digit. Add leading zeros to the front if
necessary.
Low-low beeps
Enter another alphabetic character or scan the End of
Message bar code.
High-high beeps
Enter another criterion or action, or scan the Save Rule
bar code.
High-low-high-low beeps
Rule saved. Rule entry mode exited.
High-low-low beeps
All criteria or actions cleared for current rule, continue
entering rule.
Low beep
Delete last saved rule. The current rule is left intact.
Low-high-high beeps
All rules have been deleted.
Short low-short high-short low-short high beeps
Out of host ADF parameter storage space. Scan Set
Default Parameter on page 4-3.
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Table 2-1 Standard Beeper Definitions (Continued)
Beeper Sequence
Indication
ADF Programming Error Indications
Low-high-low-high beeps
Out of rule memory. Erase some existing rules, then try
to save rule again. (It is not necessary to re-enter the
current rule.)
Low-high-low beeps
Cancel rule entry. Rule entry mode exited because of an
error or the user asked to exit rule entry.
Host Specific
USB only
Four short high beeps
The digital scanner did not complete initialization. Wait
several seconds and scan again.
Short low-short medium-short high beep sequence
after scanning a USB device type
The digital scanner must establish communication with
the bus before it can operate at the highest power level.
Short low-short medium-short high beep sequence
occurs more than once
The USB bus can put the digital scanner in a state where
power to the digital scanner is cycled on and off more
than once. This is normal and usually happens when the
PC cold boots.
RS-232 only
Short high beep
A <BEL> character is received and Beep on <BEL> is
enabled.
Low-high beeps
Entry error, wrong bar code scanned. Re-enter criterion
or action. All previously entered criteria and actions are
retained. Criteria or action list is too long for a rule.
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LED Definitions
In addition to beeper sequences, the digital scanner uses a two-color LED to indicate its status. Table 2-2 explains
LED sequences.
Table 2-2 LED Status Indications
LED
Indication
Standard Use
Off
No power is applied to the digital scanner, or the digital scanner is on and ready to
scan.
Green
The digital scanner successfully decoded a bar code.
Red
A data transmission error or digital scanner malfunction occurred.
Charging Use
Green Slow Flash
The digital scanner is in the cradle and is charging in slow mode (occurs when the
host cable powers the cradle).
Green Fast Flash
The digital scanner is in the cradle and is charging in rapid mode (occurs when an
external power supply powers the cradle).
Red fast flash
(two flashes per second)
Overcharge condition. Contact Motorola Enterprise Mobility Support.
Red slow flash
(one flash per second)
Battery voltage not increasing with charge. Replace the battery.
Red and green flash
Temperature fault. Move the cradle to a location where the temperature is 0o - 40o C;
optimal charging temperature is 5o - 35o C.
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Digital Scanning
See Chapter 1, Getting Started to install and program the digital scanner. Also see DPM Scanning on page 5-5 for
DS3478-DP (DPM) digital scanning. To scan:
1.
Aim the digital scanner at the bar code.
2.
Press the scan trigger.
Figure 2-2 Aiming the Digital Scanner
The digital scanner projects a red laser aiming pattern which allows positioning the bar code or object within
the field of view.
Figure 2-3 Laser Aiming Pattern
If necessary, the digital scanner turns on its red LEDs to illuminate the target bar code.
3.
Center the symbol in any orientation within the aiming pattern. Be sure the entire symbol is within the
rectangular area formed by the brackets in the pattern.
1D bar code symbol
2D bar code symbol
Aiming Pattern
Figure 2-4 Centering Symbol in Aiming Pattern
2D dot peen DPM symbol
Digital Scanning
4.
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Hold the trigger until the digital scanner beeps, indicating it successfully decoded the bar code. For more
information on beeper and LED definitions, see Table 2-1 and Table 2-2.
This process usually occurs instantaneously. Steps 2 - 4 are repeated on poor quality or difficult bar codes, until the
bar code decodes, you release the trigger, or the Decode Session Timeout occurs.
NOTE
Scanning Direct Part Marks (DPMs) with the DS3478-DP (DPM) Digital Scanner: Due to the reflective
nature of some surfaces used with DPMs (see Figure 2-4 on page 2-6), to achieve the best results when
scanning DPMs, tilt the scanner at an angle relative to the target (25-45 degrees is recommended). As a
guide, if you are decoding a 23 mil dot peen mark and the scanner is set to the near field focus, present
the target between one and four inches from the nose of the scanner at a minimum tilt of 30 degrees.
When scanning standard (non-DPM) bar codes with any configuration of the DS3478 digital scanner,
follow the standard aiming instructions described in Aiming.
Aiming
Hold the digital scanner between two and nine inches (depending on symbol density; see Decode Zones on page
2-8) from the symbol, centering the aiming pattern cross hairs on the symbol.
The aiming pattern is smaller when the digital scanner is closer to the symbol and larger when it is farther from the
symbol. Scan symbols with smaller bars or elements (mil size) closer to the digital scanner, and those with larger
bars or elements (mil size) farther from the digital scanner.
The digital scanner can also read a bar code within the aiming pattern but not centered. The top examples in
Figure 2-5 show acceptable aiming options, while the bottom examples do not decode.
012345
012345
012345
012345
Figure 2-5 Acceptable and Incorrect Aiming
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Decode Zones
DS3478-SF Near Focus - 1D and PDF417
Note: Typical performance at 73°F (23°C)
on high quality symbols in normal room light.
Vcc = 3.3V
in.
cm
2.5
6.35
1.25 3.18
Top of
scanner
0
0
1.25 3.18
5 mil
2.0
5.5
6.67 mil PDF417
2.3
7.5 mil
1.3
6.3
10 mil PDF417
1.8
5.8
13 mil (100% UPC)
0.8
*
2.5 6.35
4.5
15 mil PDF417
7.3
6.0
20 mil
9.5
*
In.
cm
0
0
2
5.1
4
10.2
6
15.2
8
20.3
10
25.4
Depth of Field
* Minimum distance determined by symbol length and scan angle.
Figure 2-6 Symbol DS3478-SF Near Focus Decode Zone - 1D and PDF417
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DS3478-SF Near Focus - 2D Codes
Note: Typical performance at 73°F (23°C)
on high quality symbols in normal room light.
Vcc = 3.3V
in.
cm
1.5
3.8
0.75 1.9
Top of
scanner
0
0
0.75 1.9
5 mil Data Matrix
1.79
7.5 mil Data Matrix
1.58
1.5 3.8
3.58
4.54
10 mil Data Matrix
1.25
5.00
5 mil QR Code
2.07
1.71
0
0
1.0
2.5
4.25
10 mil QR Code
1.21
In.
cm
3.00
7.5 mil QR Code
2.0
5.1
3.0
7.6
4.0
10.2
4.83
5.0
12.7
Depth of Field
* Minimum distance determined by symbol length and scan angle.
Figure 2-7 Symbol DS3478-SF Near Focus Decode Zone - 2D Codes
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DS3478-SF Far Focus
Note: Typical performance at 73°F (23°C)
on high quality symbols in normal room light.
Vcc = 3.3V
in.
Top of
scanner
7.5 mil
8.5
*
13 mil (100% UPC)
15 mil PDF417
14.5
12.3
20 mil
20.0
*
In.
cm
0
0
5
12.7
0
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5.5
10 mil PDF417
8.8
4.3
1.5
2.75 7.0
14.0
0
2.75 7.0
5 mil
5.0
6.0
2.8
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10
25.4
15
38.1
20
50.8
Depth of Field
* Minimum distance determined by symbol length and scan angle.
Figure 2-8 Symbol DS3478-SF Far Focus Decode Zone
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DS3478-SF Smart Focus
Note: Typical performance at 73°F (23°C)
on high quality symbols in normal room light.
Vcc = 3.3V
Top of
scanner
in.
cm
5.5
14.0
2.75 7.0
0
2.0
0
2.75 7.0
5 mil
6.0
6.67 mil PDF417
2.3
1.3
1.8
0.8
*
4.5
5.5
7.5 mil
8.5
10 mil PDF417
8.8
13 mil (100% UPC)
15 mil PDF417
14.5
12.3
20 mil
20.0
*
In.
cm
0
0
5
12.7
10
25.4
15
38.1
20
50.8
Depth of Field
* Minimum distance determined by symbol length and scan angle.
Figure 2-9 Symbol DS3478-SF Smart Focus Decode Zone
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DS3478-HD/DPM Near Focus - 1D and PDF417
Note: Typical performance at 73°F (23°C)
on high quality symbols in normal room light.
Vcc = 3.3V
Top of
scanner
4 mil PDF417
3.7
2.9
5 mil
1.64
in.
cm
2.0
5.1
1.0
2.5
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2.0
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6.67 mil PDF417
4.1
2.5
7.5 mil
2.1
*
10 mil PDF417
2.7
4.8
4.5
13 mil (100% UPC)
15 mil PDF417
5.6
5.0
*
20 mil
7.5
*
20 mil Dot Peen (DPM Version Only)
2.7
1.4
In.
cm
0
0
2
5.1
4
10.2
6
15.2
8
20.3
Depth of Field
* Minimum distance determined by symbol length and scan angle.
Figure 2-10 DS3478-HD/DPM Near Focus Decode Zone - 1D and PDF417
Digital Scanning 2 - 13
DS3478-HD/DPM Near Focus - 2D Codes
Note: Typical performance at 73°F (23°C)
on high quality symbols in normal room light.
Vcc = 3.3V
in.
cm
0.7
1.8
0.35 0.9
Top of
scanner
0
0
0.35 0.9
4 mil Data Matrix
0.88
5 mil Data Matrix
0.63
2.38
10 mil Data Matrix
0.5
0.83
4 mil QR Code
2.42
1.63
5 mil QR Code
0.83
1.96
7.5 mil QR Code
0.67
2.34
10 mil QR Code
0.33
0
0
2.00
7.5 mil Data Matrix
0.58
In.
cm
0.7 1.8
1.92
0.5
1.3
1.0
2.5
1.5
3.8
2.54
2.0
5.1
2.5
6.4
Depth of Field
* Minimum distance determined by symbol length and scan angle.
Figure 2-11 DS3478-HD/DPM Near Focus Decode Zone - 2D Codes
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DS3478-HD/DPM Far Focus
Note: Typical performance at 73°F (23°C)
on high quality symbols in normal room light.
Vcc = 3.3V
in.
cm
4
10.2
2
5.1
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5.1
4
10.2
Top of
scanner
5 mil
7.5
4.0
6.67mil PDF417
7.6
4.5
3.2
7.5 mil
9.5
10 mil PDF417
9.5
4.3
3.0
*
13 mil (100% UPC)
15 mil PDF417
11.0
10.7
20 mil
*
20 mil Dot Peen (DPM Version Only)
5.3
2.6
In.
cm
0
0
5
12.7
10
25.4
15.0
15
38.1
Depth of Field
* Minimum distance determined by symbol length and scan angle.
Figure 2-12 DS3478-HD/DPM Far Focus Decode Zone
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DS3478-HD/DMP Smart Focus
Note: Typical performance at 73°F (23°C)
on high quality symbols in normal room light.
Vcc = 3.3V
Top of
scanner
5 mil
1.64
7.5 mil
10 mil PDF417
2.7
*
2
5.1
0
0
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2
5.1
4
10.2
9.5
13 mil (100% UPC)
15 mil PDF417
11.0
10.7
*
20 mil Dot Peen (DPM Version Only)
5.3
1.4
0
0
10.2
9.5
20 mil
In.
cm
4
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7.6
2.5
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cm
7.5
6.67mil PDF417
2.1
in.
5
12.7
10
25.4
15.0
15
38.1
Depth of Field
* Minimum distance determined by symbol length and scan angle.
Figure 2-13 DS3478-HD/DPM Smart Focus Decode Zone
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Chapter 3 Maintenance and Technical
Specifications
Introduction
This chapter provides digital scanner maintenance and troubleshooting information, technical specifications, and
signal descriptions (pinouts).
Maintenance
Cleaning the scan window is the only maintenance required. A dirty window can affect scanning accuracy.
• Do not allow any abrasive material to touch the window.
• Remove any dirt particles with a damp cloth.
• Wipe the window using a tissue moistened with ammonia/water.
• Do not spray water or other cleaning liquids directly onto the window.
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Troubleshooting
Table 3-1 Troubleshooting
Problem
Nothing happens when the
scan trigger is pressed.
Possible Causes
Possible Solutions
No power to the digital
scanner.
Check battery.
The digital scanner is
disabled.
For Synapse or IBM 468x mode, enable the digital
scanner via the host interface. Otherwise, see the
technical person in charge of scanning.
If using RS-232 Nixdorf B
mode, CTS is not asserted.
Assert CTS line.
The aiming pattern is
disabled.
Enable the aiming pattern. See Decode Aiming
Pattern on page 5-4.
Decoding illumination is
disabled.
Enable illumination. See Decoding Illumination on
page 5-4.
The digital scanner emits short
low-short medium-short high
beep sequence.
The digital scanner is
powering up.
Normal when battery is inserted.
The digital scanner emits short
high-short high-short
low-short-low beep sequence.
Radio failure.
Cycle power to the cradle and re-attempt pairing.
The digital scanner emits the
aiming pattern, but does not
decode the bar code.
Digital scanner is not
programmed for the correct
bar code type.
Ensure the digital scanner is programmed to read
the type of bar code being scanned.
Bar code symbol is
unreadable.
Check the symbol to ensure it is not defaced. Try
scanning test bar codes of the same bar code
type. See Appendix C, Sample Bar Codes for test
bar codes.
Bar code is out of range
from the digital scanner.
Move digital scanner closer to or further from bar
code.
The symbol is not
completely inside aiming
pattern.
Move the symbol completely within the aiming
pattern.
Battery is low.
Charge the battery. See Charging the Battery on
page 1-8.
The digital scanner emits four
short high beeps.
Ensure that end cap to battery chamber is
secured.
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Table 3-1 Troubleshooting (Continued)
Problem
The digital scanner emits a
disconnect (short high-short
low) beep sequence.
The digital scanner emits four
long low beeps after scanning
a bar code.
The digital scanner decodes
the bar code, but does not
transmit the data to the host.
The digital scanner emits five
long low beeps after decoding
a bar code.
Possible Causes
Possible Solutions
The digital scanner
disconnected from the
cradle because it is too far
from the cradle.
Move closer to the cradle and listen for a
reconnection beep (short low-short high).
The digital scanner
disconnected from the
cradle because the cradle
lost power or was placed in
USB suspend mode.
Check power connections to the cradle, and if
using a USB cable, check to make sure the host
computer has not entered a power save mode.
The cradle did not complete
USB initialization.
Wait several seconds and scan again.
The incorrect host interface
cable is used.
Connect the correct host interface cable.
The interface/power cables
to the cradle are loose.
Secure all cable connections.
The digital scanner is not
paired to a cradle.
Scan the PAIR bar code on the cradle connected
to the host that is to receive data.
The digital scanner
disconnected.
See previous disconnect beep sequence.
A transmission error was
detected.
Ensure the cradle’s communication parameters
match the host's setting.
The digital scanner is not
paired to the host-connected
interface.
Pair the digital scanner to the cradle (using the
PAIR bar code on the cradle).
The cradle is not
programmed for the correct
host interface.
Check digital scanner host parameters or edit
options.
The interface cable is loose.
Secure all cable connections.
The cradle lost connection
to the host.
See Reestablishing a Lost Connection to Host on
page 1-6.
A conversion error or format
error occurred.
Properly configure the digital scanner’s conversion
parameters.
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Table 3-1 Troubleshooting (Continued)
Problem
The host displays scanned
data incorrectly.
Possible Causes
The cradle’s host
communication parameters
do not match the host’s
parameters.
Possible Solutions
Select the correct host.
For RS-232, ensure the cradle’s communication
parameters match the host’s settings.
For a Keyboard Wedge configuration, program the
system for the correct keyboard type, and turn off
the CAPS LOCK key.
Properly program editing options (e.g., UPC-E to
UPC-A conversion).
The digital scanner emits short
high-short high- short high-long
low beep sequence when it is
not in use.
RS-232 receive error.
Normal during host reset. Otherwise, ensure the
digital scanner’s RS-232 parity setting matches the
host setting.
The digital scanner emits long
low-long high beep sequence
during programming.
Input error or Cancel bar
code was scanned.
Scan the correct numeric bar codes within range
for the parameter programmed.
The digital scanner emits short
low-short high- short low-short
high beep sequence during
programming.
Out of ADF parameter
storage space.
Erase all rules and re-program with shorter rules.
Out of Synapse parameter
storage space.
Scan Set Synapse Defaults bar code from the
appropriate Synapse Interface Guide for cables no
longer in use and re-program the digital scanner
for the current host interface.
The digital scanner emits
low-high-low beeps.
Clearing Code 39 buffer.
Normal when scanning the Code 39 Buffering
Clear Buffer bar code or upon attempt to transmit
an empty Code 39 buffer.
The digital scanner emits one
short high beep when it is not in
use.
In RS-232 mode, a <BEL>
character is received.
Normal when Beep on <BEL> is enabled and the
digital scanner is in RS-232 mode.
The digital scanner emits short
low-short medium-short high
beep sequence.
The digital scanner is
powering up.
Normal when the battery is inserted.
The battery does not charge.
The cradle is outside the
charging temperature range.
Charge within the recommended temperature of
32° to 104° F
(0° to 40° C) nominal, 41° to 95° F (5° to 35° C)
ideal.
The battery door falls off.
The digital scanner was
dropped.
Snap the battery door back in to reinstall.
NOTE
If problems still occur, contact the distributor or Motorola Enterprise Mobility Support. See page xvii for
contact information.
Maintenance and Technical Specifications
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Technical Specifications
Table 3-2 Technical Specifications - Symbol DS3478 Digital Scanner
Item
Description
Battery
Rechargeable Lithium-Ion 2200 mAh (3.7V)
Decode Capability
UPC/EAN, UPC/EAN with supplementals, Bookland EAN, JAN 8 & 13, Coupon Code,
Code 128, GS1-128, Code 39, Code 39 Full ASCII, Code 39 Trioptic, Code 32, Code
93, Code 11, Interleaved 2 of 5, Discrete 2 of 5, IATA 2 of 5, Codabar (NW7), MSI,
Inverse 1D, US Postnet, US Planet, UK Postal, Japan Postal, Australia Postal, Dutch
Postal, 4State Postal, GS1 DataBar, Composite Codes, PDF417, MicroPDF,
Maxicode, Data Matrix (ECC 200), QR Code, MicroQR, QR Inverse, Aztec, Aztec
Inverse, DPM (DPM version only).
Beeper Operation
User-selectable: Enable, Disable
Beeper Volume
User-selectable: Three levels
Beeper Tone
User-selectable: Three tones
Field of View
30º +/- 2º horizontal
22.5º +/- 2º vertical
Yaw Tolerance
± 50° from nominal
Pitch Tolerance
± 60° from nominal
Roll Tolerance
± 180° from nominal
Print Contrast Minimum
25% minimum reflectance differential, measured at 650 nm.
Ambient Light Immunity
10,000 Ft Candles (107,600 Lux)
Durability
6.5 ft (2.0 m) drops to concrete
Operating Temperature
-4° to 122° F (-20° to 50° C)
Storage Temperature
-40° to 140° F (-40° to 60° C)
Charging Temperature
32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C) nominal, 41° to 95° F (5° to 35° C) ideal
Humidity
5% to 95% (non-condensing)
ESD
15 kV air discharge
8 kV contact discharge
Weight
14.6 oz (414 grams)
Dimensions:
Height
Width
Depth
7.34 in. (18.65 cm)
4.82 in. (12.25 cm)
2.93 in. (7.43 cm)
Laser
650nm laser diode
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Item
Description
Laser Classification
EN60950-1 1994 + A1:2002 + A2:2001
IEC60825-1 1993 + A1:1997 + A2:2001
Minimum Element Width
5 mil (0.127 mm)
Interfaces Supported
Keyboard Wedge, RS-232, USB, IBM 468X/469X, Wand Emulation, Scanner
Emulation, Synapse, 123Scan
Radio Link
Bluetooth Class 1/Class 2 (2.4 GHz)
Electrical Safety
Certified to UL60950-1, CSA 22.2 No. 60950-1, EN60950-1/IEC60950-1
Input Transient Protection
EN301 489-1 Clause 9.4, EN301 489-17 Clause 6 Section 1
EMI
FCC Part 15 Class B, ICES-003 Class B, EN 55022 1994 A1:1995 + A2:1997, Japan
VCCI
Table 3-3 Technical Specifications - STB 3478 Cradle
Item
Power Requirements
Description
4.75 - 14.0 VDC
Typical Current Draw
Not Charging:
105 mA @ 5V
45 mA @ 9V
Fast Rate Charge:
955 mA @ 5V
660 mA @ 9V
Slow Rate Charge:
480 mA @ 5V
345 mA @ 9V
Interfaces Supported
Keyboard Wedge, RS-232, USB, IBM 468X/469X, Wand Emulation,
Scanner Emulation, Synapse
Operating Temperature
-4° to 122° F (-20° to 50° C)
Storage Temperature
-40° to 140° F (-40° to 60° C)
Charging Temperature
32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C) nominal, 41° to 95° F (5° to 35° C) ideal
Humidity
5% to 95% (non-condensing)
ESD
15 kV air discharge
8 kV contact discharge
Weight
10.5 oz (298 grams)
Dimensions:
Height
Width
Depth
9.5 in. (24.1 cm)
4.0 in (10.2 cm)
2.9 in (7.4 cm)
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Table 3-3 Technical Specifications - STB 3478 Cradle (Continued)
Item
Description
Radio Link
Bluetooth Class 1/Class 2 (2.4 GHz)
Electrical Safety
Certified to UL60950-1, CSA 22.2 No. 60950-1, EN60950-1/IEC60950-1
Input Transient Protection
EN301 489-1 Clause 9.4, EN301 489-17 Clause 6 Section 1
EMI
FCC Part 15 Class B, ICES-003 Class B, EN 55022 1994 A1:1995 + A2:1997,
Japan VCCI
Digital Scanner Signal Descriptions
Figure 3-1 illustrates the positions of the cradle’s host port pins.
Pin 1
Pin 10
Figure 3-1 Cradle to Host Pin Assignments
The signal descriptions in Table 3-4 apply to the 10-pin RJ connector on the digital scanner cradle and are for
reference only.
Table 3-4 Digital Scanner Cradle to Host Pin-outs
Pin
IBM
Synapse
RS-232
Keyboard
Wedge
Wand
USB
Scanner
Emulation
1
Reserved
SynClock
Reserved
Reserved
Reserved
Jump to Pin 6
DBP
2
Power
Power
Power
Power
Power
Power
Power
3
Ground
Ground
Ground
Ground
Ground
Ground
Ground
4
IBM_A(+)
Reserved
TxD
KeyClock
DBP
Reserved
SOS
5
Reserved
Reserved
RxD
TermData
CTS
D+
Decode
6
IBM_B(-)
SynData
RTS
KeyData
RTS
Jump to Pin 1
Trigger
7
Reserved
Reserved
CTS
TermClock
Reserved
D-
Enable
8
Reserved
Reserved
Reserved
Reserved
Reserved
Reserved
Reserved
9
Reserved
Reserved
Reserved
Reserved
Reserved
Reserved
Reserved
10
Reserved
Reserved
Reserved
Reserved
Reserved
Reserved
Reserved
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Figure 3-2 illustrates the positions of the digital scanner’s cradle port pins.
Pin 4
Pin 3
Pin 2
Pin 1
Figure 3-2 Cradle Pin Assignments
The signal descriptions in Table 3-5 apply to the connector from the digital scanner to the scanner cradle and are
for reference only.
Table 3-5 Digital Scanner to Scanner Cradle Pin-outs
Pin
Description
1
VCC
2
CRADLE_TXD
3
CRADLE_RXD
4
GND
Chapter 4 User Preferences
Introduction
This chapter describes each user preference feature and provides programming bar codes for selecting these
features for the digital scanner.
The digital scanner ships with the settings shown in the User Preferences Default Table on page 4-2 (also see
Appendix A, Standard Default Parameters for all host and miscellaneous defaults). If the default values suit the
requirements, programming is not necessary.
Set feature values by scanning single bar codes or short bar code sequences. The settings are stored in
non-volatile memory and are preserved when you power down the digital scanner.
The digital scanner communicates with the host through the digital scanner cradle. During setup, you pair the
digital scanner with a cradle, which connects to the host through one of several interfaces (see Pairing on page 1-9
and the applicable host interface chapter). Each cradle can pair with up to four digital scanners.
If not using a Synapse or USB cable, select the host type (see the specific host chapter) after the digital scanner
emits power-up beeps. This is only necessary upon the first power-up when connecting to a new host.
NOTE
Disconnect the power supply before changing host cables or the digital scanner may not recognize the
new host.
To return all features to their default values, scan Set All Defaults on page 4-3. Throughout the programming bar
code menus, asterisks (*) indicate default values.
* Indicates Default
*Medium Frequency
Feature/Option
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Scanning Sequence Examples
In most cases, scan only one bar code to set a parameter value. For example, to set the beeper tone to high, scan
the High Frequency (beeper tone) bar code under Beeper Tone on page 4-4. The digital scanner issues a fast
warble beep and the LED turns green, indicating a successful parameter entry.
Other parameters, such as Decode Session Timeout, require scanning several bar codes. See the parameter
description for this procedure.
Errors While Scanning
Unless otherwise specified, if you make an error during a scanning sequence, re-scan the correct parameter.
User Preferences Default Parameters
Table 4-1 lists the defaults for user preference parameters. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar code(s)
provided in User Preferences on page 4-3.
NOTE
Table 4-1
See Appendix A, Standard Default Parameters for all user preference, host, symbology, and
miscellaneous default parameters.
User Preferences Default Table
Parameter
Default
Page
Number
User Preferences
Set Default Parameter
All Defaults
4-3
Parameter Scanning
Enable
4-3
Beeper Tone
Medium
4-4
Beeper Volume
High
4-5
Power Mode
Reduced
4-5
Beep After Good Decode
Enable
4-6
Picklist Mode
Disabled Always
4-7
Decode Session Timeout
3.0 seconds
4-8
Fuzzy 1D Decoding
Enable
4-8
Decode Mirror Images
Never
4-9
Connection Maintenance Interval
15 minutes
4-10
Radio Output Power
Bluetooth Class 1
4-12
Parameter Broadcast
Enable
4-12
Single Point/Multipoint Operation
Single Point
4-13
User Preferences
4-3
User Preferences
Set Default Parameter
Scan this bar code to return all parameters to the default values listed in Table A-1 on page A-1.
Set All Defaults
Parameter Scanning
To disable decoding of parameter bar codes, scan the Disable Parameter Scanning bar code below. Note that the
digital scanner can still decode the Set Defaults parameter bar code. To enable decoding of parameter bar codes,
either scan Enable Parameter Scanning or Set All Defaults.
*Enable Parameter Scanning
Disable Parameter Scanning
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Beeper Tone
To select a decode beep frequency (tone), scan the Low Frequency, Medium Frequency, or High Frequency bar
code.
Low Frequency
*Medium Frequency
High Frequency
User Preferences
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Beeper Volume
To select a beeper volume, scan the Low Volume, Medium Volume, or High Volume bar code.
Low Volume
Medium Volume
*High Volume
Power Mode
This parameter determines whether or not the digital scanner enters reduced power mode after a decode attempt.
When in reduced power mode, the digital scanner draws less current from its battery.
Continuous On
*Reduced Power Mode
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Beep After Good Decode
Scan one of the following bar codes to select whether the digital scanner beeps after a good decode. If you select
Do Not Beep After Good Decode, the beeper still operates during parameter menu scanning and indicates error
conditions.
*Beep After Good Decode
(Enable)
Do Not Beep After Good Decode
(Disable)
User Preferences
Picklist Mode
Parameter # F0h 92h
Picklist mode enables the digital scanner to decode only bar codes that are aligned under the laser crosshair.
Select one of the following picklist modes for the digital scanner:
• Disabled Always (default) - Picklist mode is always disabled.
• Enabled Out of Scanstand - Picklist mode is enabled when the digital scanner is out of presentation
(scanstand) mode and disabled when the digital scanner is in presentation mode.
• Enabled Always - Picklist mode is always enabled.
NOTE
If you enabled DPM Scanning on page 5-5, disable Picklist Mode when scanning a DPM bar code.
Picklist performance is not guaranteed for DPM bar codes.
*Disabled Always
(00h)
Enabled Out of Scanstand
(01h)
Enabled Always
(02h)
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Decode Session Timeout
This parameter sets the maximum time decode processing continues during a scan attempt. It is programmable in
0.1 second increments from 0.5 to 9.9 seconds. The default timeout is 3.0 seconds.
To set a Decode Session Timeout, scan the bar code below. Next, scan two numeric bar codes from Appendix D,
Numeric Bar Codes that correspond to the desired on time. Enter a leading zero for single digit numbers. For
example, to set a Decode Session Timeout of 0.5 seconds, scan the bar code below, then scan the 0 and 5 bar
codes. To correct an error or change the selection, scan Cancel on page D-3.
Decode Session Timeout
Fuzzy 1D Decoding
Enable this parameter to increase aggressiveness when decoding significantly damaged 1D symbols. Disabling
this parameter reduces decode aggressiveness on such symbols, but increases decode aggressiveness on 2D
symbols.
NOTE
123Scan does not support this option.
*Enable Fuzzy 1D Decoding
Disable Fuzzy 1D Decoding
User Preferences
Decode Mirror Images (Data Matrix Only)
Parameter # F1h 19h
Select an option for decoding mirror image Data Matrix bar codes:
• Always - decode only Data Matrix bar codes that are mirror images
• Never - do not decode Data Matrix bar codes that are mirror images
• Auto - decode both mirrored and unmirrored Data Matrix bar codes.
*Never
(00h)
Always
(01h)
Auto
(02h)
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Radio Communications
Connection Maintenance Interval
When a digital scanner disconnects from a cradle due to a Link Supervision Timeout, the digital scanner
immediately attempts to reconnect to the cradle for 30 seconds. If the digital scanner does not reconnected within
30 seconds, it enters low power mode. Thereafter, when you scan a bar code, the digital scanner attempts to
reconnect before transmitting the data.
To guarantee that a disconnected digital scanner can reconnect when it comes back in range, the cradle reserves
the connection for that digital scanner for a period of time defined by the Connection Maintenance Interval. If the
cradle already supports the maximum four digital scanners, and one digital scanner disconnects, a fifth digital
scanner cannot pair to the cradle during this interval. Connection Maintenance Interval options are:
• 15 minutes
• 30 minutes
• One hour
• Two hours
• Four hours
• Eight hours
• 24 hours
• Indefinitely.
Considerations
The system administrator determines the Connection Maintenance Interval. A shorter interval allows new users to
gain access to abandoned connections more quickly, but causes problems if users leave the work area for
extended periods. A longer interval allows existing users to leave the work area for longer periods of time, but ties
up the system for new users.
To avoid this conflict, users who are going off-shift can scan the unpair bar code on page 4-13 to ignore the
Connection Maintenance Interval and make the connection immediately available.
To set the Connection Maintenance Interval, select one of the following bar codes.
*Set Interval to 15 Minutes
Set Interval to 30 Minutes
User Preferences 4 - 11
Connection Maintenance Interval (continued)
Set Interval to 60 Minutes
Set Interval to 2 Hours
Set Interval to 4 Hours
Set Interval to 8 Hours
Set Interval to 24 Hours
Set Interval to Forever
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Radio Output Power
The Symbol DS3478 uses a Class 1 Bluetooth radio with a transmission range of up to 100m. Optionally place the
radio in Class 2 operating mode to restrict the transmission range to 10m and reduce the effect of the radio on
neighboring wireless systems.
Scan a bar code to select Class 1 or Class 2 operation.
*Bluetooth Class 1
Bluetooth Class 2
Parameter Broadcast
Enable Parameter Broadcast to broadcast all parameter bar codes scanned to all other digital scanners in the
piconet. Disable this to process parameter bar codes by the individual digital scanner only, and the digital scanner
ignores parameters broadcast from other digital scanners or from the cradle (e.g., parameters sent via 123Scan).
*Enable Parameter Broadcast
Disable Parameter Broadcast
User Preferences 4 - 13
Single Point/Multipoint Operation
The cradle supports communication from up to four digital scanners simultaneously. This multipoint mode requires
an external power supply to charge the digital scanners in the cradle. To power the cradle from the interface cable
(either from the USB hub or from a power supply attached to the interface cable), place the cradle in single point
mode. In single point mode, only one digital scanner can connect to the cradle at a time.
NOTE
When operating in bus-powered mode, the cradle must turn off the Bluetooth radio to charge the digital
scanner. For this reason, only charge the digital scanner paired with the cradle in the cradle. Placing
another digital scanner in the cradle for charging disrupts communication with the paired digital scanner.
When setting options while in multipoint mode, allow time for the setting changes to apply to all digital
scanners.
To select single point or multipoint mode, scan the appropriate bar code.
Multipoint Mode
*Single Point Mode
Unpair
Scan the following bar code to disconnect the digital scanner from its cradle.
Unpairing
NOTE
The Symbol DS3478 Quick Start Guide also includes the unpairing bar code
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Chapter 5 Decoding Preferences
Introduction
You can program the digital scanner to perform various functions, or activate different features. This chapter
describes digital scanner preference features and provides programming bar codes for selecting these features.
The digital scanner ships with the settings shown in the Decoding Preferences Default Table on page 5-2 (also see
Appendix A, Standard Default Parameters for all host and miscellaneous defaults). If the default values suit
requirements, programming is not necessary.
To set feature values, scan a single bar code or a short bar code sequence. The settings are stored in non-volatile
memory and are preserved even when the digital scanner powers down.
The digital scanner communicates with the host through the digital scanner cradle. During setup, the digital
scanner is paired with a cradle, which connects to the host through one of several interfaces (see Pairing on page
1-9 and the applicable host interface chapter). Each cradle can pair with up to four digital scanners.
If not using a Synapse or USB cable, select a host type (see each host chapter for specific host information) after
the power-up beeps sound. This is only necessary upon the first power-up when connecting to a new host.
NOTE
Disconnect the power supply before changing host cables or the digital scanner may not recognize the
new host.
To return all features to default values, scan the Set Default Parameter on page 4-3. Throughout the programming
bar code menus, asterisks (*) indicate default values.
* Indicates Default
Feature/Option
*Enable Decode Aiming Pattern
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Scanning Sequence Examples
In most cases scanning one bar code sets the parameter value. For example, to disable the decode aiming pattern,
scan the Disable Decode Aiming Pattern bar code listed under Decode Aiming Pattern on page 5-4. The digital
scanner issues a fast warble beep and the LED turns green, signifying a successful parameter entry.
Other parameters require scanning several bar codes. See these parameter descriptions for this procedure.
Errors While Scanning
Unless otherwise specified, to correct an error during a scanning sequence, just re-scan the correct parameter.
Decoding Preferences Parameter Defaults
Table 5-1 lists defaults for digital scanner preference parameters. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar
code(s) provided in Decoding Preferences on page 5-3.
NOTE
Table 5-1
See Appendix A, Standard Default Parameters for all user preference, host, symbology, and
miscellaneous default parameters.
Decoding Preferences Default Table
Parameter
Default
Page
Number
Decoding Options
Focus Mode
Far Focus
Note: The default value for DS3478-DP
(DPM) digital scanners is Near Focus.
5-3
Decoding Illumination
Enable
5-4
Decode Aiming Pattern
Enable
5-4
DPM Scanning
Enable
5-5
Decoding Preferences
5-3
Decoding Preferences
The parameters in this chapter control bar code decoding characteristics.
Focus Mode
Select the Focus Mode to control the working range of the digital scanner:
• Select Far Focus to optimize the digital scanner to read at its far position. Use this mode when scanning
large bar codes in order to fit these bar codes in the digital scanner’s field of view.
• Select Near Focus to optimize the digital scanner to read at its near position. Use this mode when scanning
small, high-density bar codes.
• Smart Focus toggles the focus position after every frame. This mode is ideal for scanning a combination of
small and large bar codes. Note that this mode can result in a slight loss of scanning aggressiveness as the
digital scanner toggles between near and far focus.
*Far Focus
Near Focus
Smart Focus
NOTE
The default value for DS3478-DP (DPM) digital scanners is Near Focus.
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Decoding Illumination
Selecting Enable Decoding Illumination causes the digital scanner to flash illumination to aid decoding. Enabling
illumination usually results in superior images. The effectiveness of the illumination decreases as the distance to
the bar code increases.
Select Disable Decoding Illumination to prevent the digital scanner from using decoding illumination, typical for
outdoor scanning. Disabling this option extends battery life.
*Enable Decoding Illumination
Disable Decoding Illumination
Decode Aiming Pattern
Select Enable Decode Aiming Pattern to project the aiming pattern during decoding, or Disable Decode Aiming
Pattern to turn the aiming pattern off.
NOTE
With Picklist Mode on page 4-7 enabled, the decode aiming pattern flashes even when the Decode
Aiming Pattern is disabled.
*Enable Decode Aiming Pattern
Disable Decode Aiming Pattern
Decoding Preferences
5-5
DPM Scanning
Unlike bar codes that are typically printed on labels, a direct part mark (DPM) is a symbol that is marked directly on
an item’s surface for permanent identification. These symbols are marked using methods such as laser etching
and dot peening (see Figure 2-4 on page 2-6 for an example of a dot peen symbol). The DS3478-DP (DPM) digital
reader scans these types of symbols.
NOTE
When the DS3478-DP digital scanner is DPM enabled, the digital scanner reads all symbols including
DPM, 1D, PDF417, etc. If you don’t need DPM reading, scan Disable DPM Scanning to ensure optimum
scanner performance.
If you enable DPM Scanning, disable Picklist Mode on page 4-7 when scanning a DPM bar code.
Picklist performance is not guaranteed for DPM bar codes.
Also, if you enable DPM Scanning, the scanner behaves as if you enabled the Data Matrix Inverse
Autodetect setting. When you disable DPM Scanning, the previous (user-selected) Data Matrix Inverse
setting remains in effect. See Data Matrix Inverse on page 13-65.
To program the DS3478-DP digital scanner for DPM reading:
1.
The DS3478-DP digital scanner can not read certain bar codes in near field. To ensure the digital scanner can
read all bar codes, scan Far Focus on page 5-3.
2.
If you disabled DPM scanning in the DS3478-DP digital scanner, scan Enable DPM Scanning.
3.
Before scanning a DPM bar code, ensure that Data Matrix on page 13-65 is enabled.
*Enable DPM Scanning
Disable DPM Scanning
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Chapter 6 Keyboard Wedge Interface
Introduction
This chapter provides instructions for programming the digital scanner for the keyboard wedge host interface, used
to connect the digital scanner between the keyboard and host computer. The digital scanner translates the bar
code data into keystrokes, and transmits the information to the host computer via the cradle interface. The host
computer accepts the keystrokes as if they originated from the keyboard.
This interface adds bar code reading functionality to a system designed for manual keyboard input. In this mode
the keyboard keystrokes are simply passed through.
Throughout the programming bar code menus, asterisks (*) indicate default values.
* Indicates Default
*North American
Feature/Option
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Connecting a Keyboard Wedge Interface
Male DIN Host Connector
Power Connector
Keyboard
Connector
Female DIN
Keyboard Connector
Y-Cable
Figure 6-1 Keyboard Wedge Interface Connection with Y-cable
To connect the keyboard wedge interface Y-cable:
1.
Turn off the host computer and unplug the keyboard connector.
2.
Attach the modular connector of the Y-cable to the cable interface port on the digital scanner cradle. See
Connecting the Cradle on page 1-4.
3.
Connect the round male DIN host connector of the Y-cable to the keyboard port on the host computer.
4.
Connect the round female DIN keyboard connector of the Y-cable to the keyboard connector.
5.
If required, attach the optional power supply to the power connector on the Y-cable.
6.
Ensure all connections are secure.
7.
Turn on the host system.
8.
Pair the digital scanner to the cradle by scanning the bar code on the cradle.
9.
Select the keyboard wedge host type by scanning the appropriate bar code from Keyboard Wedge Host Types
on page 6-4.
10. To modify any other parameter options, scan the appropriate bar codes in this chapter.
11. Connect an external power supply if required.
NOTE
Interface cables vary depending on configuration. The connectors may be different from those illustrated
in Figure 6-1, but the steps to connect the digital scanner cradle are the same.
Disconnect the power supply before changing host cables or the digital scanner may not recognize the
new host.
Keyboard Wedge Interface
6-3
Keyboard Wedge Default Parameters
Table 6-1 lists the defaults for keyboard wedge host parameters. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar
code(s) provided in this chapter.
NOTE
See Appendix A, Standard Default Parameters for all user preference, host, symbology, and
miscellaneous default parameters.
Table 6-1 Keyboard Wedge Host Default Table
Parameter
Default
Page
Number
Keyboard Wedge Host Parameters
Keyboard Wedge Host Type
IBM PC/AT& IBM PC
Compatibles
6-4
Keyboard Wedge Country Types
(Country Codes)
North American
6-5
Ignore Unknown Characters
Enable
6-7
Keystroke Delay
0 msec (No Delay)
6-7
Intra-Keystroke Delay
Disable
6-8
Alternate Numeric Keypad Emulation
Disable
6-8
Caps Lock On
Disable
6-9
Caps Lock Override
Disable
6-9
Convert Wedge Data
Do Not Convert Wedge Data
6-10
Function Key Mapping
Disable
6-10
FN1 Substitution
Disable
6-11
Send Make and Break
Send Make and Break Scan
Codes
6-11
6-4
Symbol DS3478 Product Reference Guide
Keyboard Wedge Parameters
Keyboard Wedge Host Types
Select the keyboard wedge host by scanning one of the following bar codes.
*IBM PC/AT & IBM PC Compatibles
IBM AT Notebook
NCR 7052
Keyboard Wedge Interface
Keyboard Wedge Country Types (Country Codes)
Scan the bar code corresponding to the keyboard type. If your keyboard type does not appear, see Alternate
Numeric Keypad Emulation on page 6-8.
*North American
German Windows
French Windows
French Canadian Windows 95/98
French Canadian Windows XP/2000
Spanish Windows
6-5
6-6
Symbol DS3478 Product Reference Guide
Keyboard Wedge Country Types (Country Codes) (continued)
Italian Windows
Swedish Windows
UK English Windows
Japanese Windows
Brazilian-Portuguese Windows
Keyboard Wedge Interface
6-7
Ignore Unknown Characters
Unknown characters are characters the host does not recognize. Select Send Bar Codes With Unknown
Characters to send all bar code data except for unknown characters. The digital scanner emits no error beeps.
Select Do Not Send Bar Codes With Unknown Characters to send bar code data until the scanner encounters
the first unknown character. The digital scanner emits an error beep.
*Send Bar Codes with Unknown Characters
(Enable)
Do Not Send Bar Codes with Unknown Characters
(Disable)
Keystroke Delay
This is the delay in milliseconds between emulated keystrokes. Scan a bar code below to increase the delay when
hosts require a slower data transmission.
*0 msec (No Delay)
20 msec (Medium Delay)
40 msec (Long Delay)
6-8
Symbol DS3478 Product Reference Guide
Intra-Keystroke Delay
Enable Intra-Keystroke Delay to insert an additional delay between each emulated key press and release. This
also sets the Keystroke Delay parameter to a minimum of 5 msec.
Enable Intra-Keystroke Delay
*Disable Intra-Keystroke Delay
Alternate Numeric Keypad Emulation
This allows emulation of most other country keyboard types not listed in Keyboard Wedge Country Types (Country
Codes) on page 6-5 in a Microsoft® operating system environment.
Enable Alternate Numeric Keypad
*Disable Alternate Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Wedge Interface
6-9
Caps Lock On
Enable this to emulate keystrokes as if the Caps Lock key is always pressed.
Enable Caps Lock On
*Disable Caps Lock On
Caps Lock Override
For AT or AT Notebook hosts, enable this to ignore the state of the Caps Lock key and match the case (upper or
lower) of the sent character. Therefore, an upper case ‘A’ in the bar code transmits as an upper case ‘A,’ and a
lower case ‘a’ in the bar code transmits as a lower case ‘a,’ regardless of the state of the keyboard’s Caps Lock
key.
Enable Caps Lock Override
*Disable Caps Lock Override
NOTE
If you enabled both Caps Lock On and Caps Lock Override, Caps Lock Override takes precedence.
6 - 10 Symbol DS3478 Product Reference Guide
Convert Wedge Data
Enable this to convert all bar code data to the selected case.
Convert Wedge Data to Upper Case
Convert Wedge Data to Lower Case
*Do Not Convert Wedge Data
Function Key Mapping
ASCII values under 32 normally transmit as control key sequences (see Table 6-2 on page 6-14). Enable this
parameter to send the keys shown in bold in the table, in place of the standard key mapping. Table entries that do
not have a bold entry remain the same regardless of this parameter.
Enable Function Key Mapping
*Disable Function Key Mapping
Keyboard Wedge Interface 6 - 11
FN1 Substitution
Enable this parameter to replace any FN1 character in an EAN128 bar code with a user-selected keystroke. See
FN1 Substitution Values on page 14-6.
Enable FN1 Substitution
*Disable FN1 Substitution
Send Make and Break
Enable this to prevent sending the scan codes for releasing a key.
*Send Make and Break Scan Codes
Send Make Scan Code Only
6 - 12 Symbol DS3478 Product Reference Guide
Keyboard Maps
Refer to the following keyboard maps for prefix/suffix keystroke parameters. To program the prefix/suffix values,
see the bar codes on page 14-4.
7014
5001
5002
5003
5004
5005
5006
5007
5008
5009
5010
5012
5011
7008
7009
7010
7007
7006
7001
7011
7012
7003
7002
7004
7005
7013
7015
7017
7016
7018
Figure 6-2 IBM PS2 Type Keyboard
5001
5002
5003
5004
7008
7009
7014
7012
7003
7013
5005
5006
5007
5008
5009
5010
7004
7011
Figure 6-3 IBM PC/AT
5001
5002
1045
5013
5003
5004
5014
5015
5005
5006
1043
5016
5007
5008
5017
5018
5009
5010
7013
5019
5011
1048
5012
(1048 if double key)
Figure 6-4 NCR 7052 32-KEY
1046
(7013 if double key)
7002
Keyboard Wedge Interface 6 - 13
1065
1066
1067
1068
1072
1073
1074
1079
1080
1081
5001
5002
5011
5003
1069
1070
1071
1075
1076
1077
1078
1082
1083
1084
1085
1045
5013
1086
5004
5014
5015
1087
5005
5006
1043
5016
1088
5007
5008
5017
5018
1089
5009
5010
7013
5019
1090
1048
5012
(1048 if double key)
Figure 6-5 NCR 7052 58-KEY
1046
(1043 if double key)
6 - 14 Symbol DS3478 Product Reference Guide
ASCII Character Set
NOTE
Code 39 Full ASCII interprets the bar code special character ($ + % /) preceding a Code 39 character and
assigns an ASCII character value to the pair. For example, if you enable Code 39 Full ASCII and scan a
+B, it transmits as b, %J as ?, and %V as @. Scanning ABC%I outputs the keystroke equivalent of ABC
>..
Table 6-2 Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set
Full ASCII Code 39
Encode Character
ASCII Value
Keystroke
1001
$A
CTRL A
1002
$B
CTRL B
1003
$C
CTRL C
1004
$D
CTRL D
1005
$E
CTRL E
1006
$F
CTRL F
1007
$G
CTRL G
1008
$H
CTRL H/BACKSPACE1
1009
$I
CTRL I/HORIZONTAL TAB1
1010
$J
CTRL J
1011
$K
CTRL K
1012
$L
CTRL L
1013
$M
CTRL M/ENTER1
1014
$N
CTRL N
1015
$O
CTRL O
1016
$P
CTRL P
1017
$Q
CTRL Q
1018
$R
CTRL R
1019
$S
CTRL S
1020
$T
CTRL T
1021
$U
CTRL U
1The
keystroke in bold transmits only if you enable Function Key Mapping on
page 6-10. Otherwise, the unbolded keystroke transmits.
Keyboard Wedge Interface 6 - 15
Table 6-2 Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued)
Full ASCII Code 39
Encode Character
ASCII Value
Keystroke
1022
$V
CTRL V
1023
$W
CTRL W
1024
$X
CTRL X
1025
$Y
CTRL Y
1026
$Z
CTRL Z
1027
%A
CTRL [/ESC1
1028
%B
CTRL \
1029
%C
CTRL ]
1030
%D
CTRL 6
1031
%E
CTRL -
1032
Space
Space
1033
/A
!
1034
/B
“
1035
/C
#
1036
/D
$
1037
/E
%
1038
/F
&
1039
/G
‘
1040
/H
(
1041
/I
)
1042
/J
*
1043
/K
+
1044
/L
,
1045
-
-
1046
.
.
1047
/O
/
1048
0
0
1049
1
1
1
The keystroke in bold transmits only if you enable Function Key Mapping on
page 6-10. Otherwise, the unbolded keystroke transmits.
6 - 16 Symbol DS3478 Product Reference Guide
Table 6-2 Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued)
Full ASCII Code 39
Encode Character
ASCII Value
Keystroke
1050
2
2
1051
3
3
1052
4
4
1053
5
5
1054
6
6
1055
7
7
1056
8
8
1057
9
9
1058
/Z
:
1059
%F
;
1060
%G
<
1061
%H
=
1062
%I
>
1063
%J
?
1064
%V
@
1065
A
A
1066
B
B
1067
C
C
1068
D
D
1069
E
E
1070
F
F
1071
G
G
1072
H
H
1073
I
I
1074
J
J
1075
K
K
1076
L
L
1077
M
M
1The
keystroke in bold transmits only if you enable Function Key Mapping on
page 6-10. Otherwise, the unbolded keystroke transmits.
Keyboard Wedge Interface 6 - 17
Table 6-2 Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued)
Full ASCII Code 39
Encode Character
ASCII Value
Keystroke
1078
N
N
1079
O
O
1080
P
P
1081
Q
Q
1082
R
R
1083
S
S
1084
T
T
1085
U
U
1086
V
V
1087
W
W
1088
X
X
1089
Y
Y
1090
Z
Z
1091
%K
[
1092
%L
\
1093
%M
]
1094
%N
^
1095
%O
_
1096
%W
‘
1097
+A
a
1098
+B
b
1099
+C
c
1100
+D
d
1101
+E
e
1102
+F
f
1103
+G
g
1104
+H
h
1105
+I
i
1The
keystroke in bold transmits only if you enable Function Key Mapping on
page 6-10. Otherwise, the unbolded keystroke transmits.
6 - 18 Symbol DS3478 Product Reference Guide
Table 6-2 Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued)
Full ASCII Code 39
Encode Character
ASCII Value
Keystroke
1106
+J
j
1107
+K
k
1108
+L
l
1109
+M
m
1110
+N
n
1111
+O
o
1112
+P
p
1113
+Q
q
1114
+R
r
1115
+S
s
1116
+T
t
1117
+U
u
1118
+V
v
1119
+W
w
1120
+X
x
1121
+Y
y
1122
+Z
z
1123
%P
{
1124
%Q
|
1125
%R
}
1126
%S
~
1
The keystroke in bold transmits only if you enable Function Key Mapping on
page 6-10. Otherwise, the unbolded keystroke transmits.
Table 6-3 Keyboard Wedge ALT Key Character Set
ALT Keys
Keystroke
2065
ALT A
2066
ALT B
2067
ALT C
2068
ALT D
2069
ALT E
Keyboard Wedge Interface 6 - 19
Table 6-3 Keyboard Wedge ALT Key Character Set (Continued)
ALT Keys
Keystroke
2070
ALT F
2071
ALT G
2072
ALT H
2073
ALT I
2074
ALT J
2075
ALT K
2076
ALT L
2077
ALT M
2078
ALT N
2079
ALT O
2080
ALT P
2081
ALT Q
2082
ALT R
2083
ALT S
2084
ALT T
2085
ALT U
2086
ALT V
2087
ALT W
2088
ALT X
2089
ALT Y
2090
ALT Z
Table 6-4 Keyboard Wedge GUI Key Character Set
GUI Keys
Keystrokes
3000
Right Control Key
3048
GUI 0
3049
GUI 1
3050
GUI 2
3051
GUI 3
3052
GUI 4
3053
GUI 5
6 - 20 Symbol DS3478 Product Reference Guide
Table 6-4 Keyboard Wedge GUI Key Character Set (Continued)
GUI Keys
Keystrokes
3054
GUI 6
3055
GUI 7
3056
GUI 8
3057
GUI 9
3065
GUI A
3066
GUI B
3067
GUI C
3068
GUI D
3069
GUI E
3070
GUI F
3071
GUI G
3072
GUI H
3073
GUI I
3074
GUI J
3075
GUI K
3076
GUI L
3077
GUI M
3078
GUI N
3079
GUI O
3080
GUI P
3081
GUI Q
3082
GUI R
3083
GUI S
3084
GUI T
3085
GUI U
3086
GUI V
3087
GUI W
3088
GUI X
3089
GUI Y
3090
GUI Z
Keyboard Wedge Interface 6 - 21
Table 6-5 Keyboard Wedge F Key Character Set
F Keys
Keystroke
5001
F1
5002
F2
5003
F3
5004
F4
5005
F5
5006
F6
5007
F7
5008
F8
5009
F9
5010
F10
5011
F11
5012
F12
5013
F13
5014
F14
5015
F15
5016
F16
5017
F17
5018
F18
5019
F19
5020
F20
5021
F21
5022
F22
5023
F23
5024
F24
6 - 22 Symbol DS3478 Product Reference Guide
Table 6-6 Keyboard Wedge Numeric Keypad Character Set
Numeric Keypad
Keystroke
6042
*
6043
+
6044
undefined
6045
-
6046
.
6047
/
6048
0
6049
1
6050
2
6051
3
6052
4
6053
5
6054
6
6055
7
6056
8
6057
9
6058
Enter
6059
Num Lock
Keyboard Wedge Interface 6 - 23
Table 6-7 Keyboard Wedge Extended Keypad Character Set
Extended Keypad
Keystroke
7001
Break
7002
Delete
7003
Pg Up
7004
End
7005
Pg Dn
7006
Pause
7007
Scroll Lock
7008
Backspace
7009
Tab
7010
Print Screen
7011
Insert
7012
Home
7013
Enter
7014
Escape
7015
Up Arrow
7016
Dn Arrow
7017
Left Arrow
7018
Right Arrow
6 - 24 Symbol DS3478 Product Reference Guide
Chapter 7 RS-232 Interface
Introduction
This chapter provides instructions for programming the digital scanner to interface with an RS-232 host. Use the
RS-232 interface to attach the digital scanner cradle to point-of-sale devices, host computers, or other devices with
an available RS-232 port (i.e., COM port).
If your host does not appear in Table 7-2, set the communication parameters to match the host device. Refer to the
documentation for the host device.
NOTE
This digital scanner uses TTL RS-232 signal levels, which interface with most system architectures. For
system architectures requiring RS-232C signal levels, Motorola offers different cables providing the TTL to
RS-232C conversion. Contact Motorola Enterprise Mobility Support for more information. See page xvii for
contact information.
Throughout the bar code menus, asterisks (*) indicate default values.
* Indicates Default
*Baud Rate 9600
Feature/Option
7-2
Symbol DS3478 Product Reference Guide
Connecting an RS-232 Interface
Connect the digital scanner cradle directly to the host computer.
Serial Port
Connector to Host
Interface Cable
Figure 7-1 RS-232 Direct Connection
NOTE
Interface cables vary depending on configuration. The connectors may be different from those illustrated
in Figure 7-1, but the steps to connect the digital scanner cradle are the same.
Disconnect the power supply before changing host cables or the digital scanner may not recognize the
new host.
1.
Attach the modular connector of the RS-232 interface cable to the cable interface port on the digital scanner
cradle. See Connecting the Cradle on page 1-4.
2.
Connect the other end of the RS-232 interface cable to the serial port on the host computer.
3.
Connect the power supply to the serial connector end of the RS-232 interface cable, then plug the power
supply to an appropriate outlet, or connect an external power supply to the cradle.
4.
Ensure all connections are secure.
5.
Pair the digital scanner to the cradle by scanning the bar code on the cradle.
6.
Select the RS-232 host type by scanning the appropriate bar code from RS-232 Host Types on page 7-6.
7.
To modify any other parameter options, scan the appropriate bar codes in this chapter.
RS-232 Interface
7-3
RS-232 Default Parameters
Table 7-1 lists the defaults for RS-232 host parameters. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar code(s)
provided in the parameter descriptions section beginning on page 7-4.
NOTE
See Appendix A, Standard Default Parameters for all user preference, host, symbology, and
miscellaneous default parameters.
Table 7-1 RS-232 Host Default Table
Parameter
Default
Page
Number
RS-232 Host Parameters
RS-232 Host Types
Standard RS-232
7-6
Baud Rate
9600
7-7
Parity
None
7-9
Check Receive Errors
Enable
7-10
Stop Bit Select
1 Stop Bit
7-10
Data Bits
8-Bit
7-11
Hardware Handshaking
None
7-11
Software Handshaking
None
7-13
Host Serial Response Time-out
Minimum: 2 sec
7-15
RTS Line State
Host: Low RTS
7-16
Beep on <BEL>
Disable
7-11
Intercharacter Delay
Minimum: 0 msec
7-17
Nixdorf Beep/LED Options
Normal Operation
7-18
Ignore Unknown Characters
Send Bar Code
7-19
7-4
Symbol DS3478 Product Reference Guide
RS-232 Host Parameters
Various RS-232 host types use their own parameter default settings. Selecting the host type sets the parameter
defaults listed in Table 7-2.
Table 7-2
Terminal Specific RS-232
Parameter
Standard
RS-232
(Default)
ICL
WincorNixdorf
Mode A
WincorNixdorf
Mode B
Olivetti
Omron
OPOS/
JPOS
Fujitsu
Transmit Code ID
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Data Transmission
Format
Data as is
Data/
Suffix
Data/Suffix
Data/Suffix
Prefix/
Data/
Suffix
Data/
Suffix
Data/
Suffix
Data/
Suffix
Suffix
CR/LF
(7013)
CR
(1013)
CR (1013)
CR (1013)
ETX
(1002)
CR
(1013)
CR
(1013)
CR
(1013)
Baud Rate
9600
9600
9600
9600
9600
9600
9600
9600
Parity
None
Even
Odd
Odd
Even
None
Odd
None
Hardware
Handshaking
None
RTS/
CTS
Option 3
RTS/CTS
Option 3
RTS/CTS
Option 3
None
None
RTS/
CTS
Option 3
None
Software
Handshaking
None
None
None
None
Ack/Na
k
None
None
None
Serial Response
Time-out
2 Sec.
9.9 Sec.
9.9 Sec.
9.9 Sec.
9.9 Sec.
9.9
Sec.
9.9 Sec.
2 Sec.
Stop Bit Select
One
One
One
One
One
One
One
One
ASCII Format
8-Bit
8-Bit
8-Bit
8-Bit
7-Bit
8-Bit
8-Bit
8-Bit
Beep On <BEL>
Disable
Disable
Disable
Disable
Disable
Disable
Disable
Disable
RTS Line State
Low
High
Low
Low = No
data to
send
Low
High
Low =
No data
to send
Low
Prefix
None
None
None
None
STX
(1003)
None
None
None
*In the Nixdorf Mode B or OPOS/JPOS, if CTS is low, scanning is disabled. When CTS is high,
scanning is enabled.
**If you scan Nixdorf Mode B or OPOS/JPOS without connecting the digital scanner to the proper
host, it may appear unable to scan. If this happens, scan a different RS-232 host type within 5 seconds
of cycling power to the digital scanner.
RS-232 Interface
7-5
RS-232 Host Parameters (continued)
Selecting the ICL, Wincor-Nixdorf Mode A, Wincor-Nixdorf Mode B, Olivetti, Omron, OPOS/JPOS, or Fujitsu host
type enables the transmission of code ID characters listed in Table 7-3. These code ID characters are not
programmable and are separate from the Transmit Code ID feature. Do not enable the Transmit Code ID feature
for these terminals.
Table 7-3
Terminal Specific Code ID Characters
Code Type
WincorNixdorf
Mode A
ICL
WincorNixdorf
Mode B
Olivetti
Omron
OPOS/JPOS
Fujitsu
UPC-A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
UPC-E
E
C
C
C
E
C
E
EAN-8/JAN-8
FF
B
B
B
FF
B
FF
EAN-13/JAN-13
F
A
A
A
F
A
F
Code 39
C <len>
M
M
M <len>
C <len>
M
None
Codabar
N <len>
N
N
N <len>
N <len>
N
None
Code 128
L <len>
K
K
K <len>
L <len>
K
None
I 2 of 5
I <len>
I
I
I <len>
I <len>
I
None
Code 93
None
L
L
L <len>
None
L
None
D 2 of 5
H <len>
H
H
H <len>
H <len>
H
None
GS1-128
L <len>
P
P
P <len>
L <len>
P
None
MSI
None
O
O
O <len>
None
O
None
Bookland EAN
F
A
A
A
F
A
F
Trioptic
None
None
None
None
None
None
None
Code 11
None
None
None
None
None
None
None
IATA
H<len>
H
H
None
None
H
None
Code 32
None
None
None
None
None
None
None
7-6
Symbol DS3478 Product Reference Guide
RS-232 Host Types
To select an RS-232 host type, scan one of the following bar codes.
*Standard RS-232
ICL RS-232
Wincor-Nixdorf RS-232 Mode A
Wincor-Nixdorf RS-232 Mode B
Olivetti ORS4500
Omron
RS-232 Interface
7-7
RS-232 Host Types (continued)
OPOS/JPOS
Fujitsu RS-232
Baud Rate
Baud rate is the number of bits of data transmitted per second. Set the digital scanner’s baud rate to match the
baud rate setting of the host device. Otherwise, data may not reach the host device or may reach it in distorted
form.
Baud Rate 600
Baud Rate 1200
Baud Rate 2400
Baud Rate 4800
7-8
Symbol DS3478 Product Reference Guide
Baud Rate (continued)
*Baud Rate 9600
Baud Rate 19,200
Baud Rate 38,400
RS-232 Interface
7-9
Parity
A parity check bit is the most significant bit of each ASCII coded character. Select the parity type according to host
device requirements.
• Select Odd parity to set the parity bit value to 0 or 1, based on data, to ensure that the coded character
contains an odd number of 1 bits.
• Select Even parity to set the parity bit value to 0 or 1, based on data, to ensure that the coded character
contains an even number of 1 bits.
• Select Mark parity and the parity bit is always 1.
• Select Space parity and the parity bit is always 0.
• Select None when no parity bit is required.
Odd
Even
Mark
Space
*None
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Check Receive Errors
Select whether or not to check the parity, framing, and overrun of received characters. The parity value of received
characters is verified against the parity parameter selected previously.
*Check For Received Errors
(Enable)
Do Not Check For Received Errors
(Disable)
Stop Bit Select
The stop bit(s) at the end of each transmitted character marks the end of transmission of one character and
prepares the receiving device for the next character in the serial data stream. Select the number of stop bits (one or
two) based on the number the receiving terminal is programmed to accommodate. Set the number of stop bits to
match host device requirements.
*1 Stop Bit
2 Stop Bits
RS-232 Interface 7 - 11
Data Bits
This parameter allows the digital scanner to interface with devices requiring a 7-bit or 8-bit ASCII protocol.
7-Bit
*8-Bit
Hardware Handshaking
The data interface consists of an RS-232 port designed to operate either with or without the hardware handshaking
lines Request to Send (RTS) and Clear to Send (CTS).
Disable Standard RTS/CTS handshaking to transmit scan data as it becomes available. Enable Standard RTS/CTS
handshaking to transmit scan data according to the following sequence:
• The digital scanner reads the CTS line for activity. If CTS is asserted, the digital scanner waits up to the Host
Serial Response Time-out for the host to de-assert the CTS line. If the CTS line is still asserted after the Host
Serial Response Time-out expires (default), the digital scanner sounds a transmit error and discards any
scanned data.
• When the CTS line is de-asserted, the digital scanner asserts the RTS line and waits up to the Host Serial
Response Time-out for the host to assert CTS. When the host asserts CTS, the digital scanner transmits
data. If the CTS line is still de-asserted after Host Serial Response Time-out expires (default), the digital
scanner sounds a transmission error and discards the data.
• When data transmission completes, the digital scanner de-asserts RTS 10 msec after sending the last
character.
• The host responds by de-asserting CTS. The digital scanner checks for a de-asserted CTS upon the next
data transmission.
During data transmission, the CTS line should be asserted. If CTS is de-asserted for more than 50 ms between
characters, the digital scanner aborts transmission, sounds a transmission error, and discards the data.
If this communications sequence fails, the digital scanner issues an error indication and discards the data. Rescan
the data.
If hardware handshaking and software handshaking are both enabled, hardware handshaking takes precedence.
NOTE
The DTR signal is jumpered (set) to the active state.
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Hardware Handshaking (continued)
Scan a bar code to select one of the following hardware handshaking options:
• None - Scan the bar code below if no hardware handshaking is desired.
• Standard RTS/CTS - Scan the bar code below to select Standard RTS/CTS hardware handshaking.
• RTS/CTS Option 1 - The digital scanner asserts RTS before transmitting and ignores the state of CTS. The
digital scanner de-asserts RTS when the transmission completes.
• RTS/CTS Option 2 - RTS is always high or low (user-programmed logic level). However, the digital scanner
waits for CTS to be asserted before transmitting data. If CTS is not asserted within Host Serial Response
Time-out (default), the digital scanner issues an error indication and discards the data.
• RTS/CTS Option 3 - The digital scanner asserts RTS before data transmission, regardless of the state of
CTS. The digital scanner waits up to Host Serial Response Time-out (default) for CTS to be asserted. If CTS
is not asserted during this time, the digital scanner issues an error indication and discards the data. The
digital scanner de-asserts RTS when transmission completes.
*None
Standard RTS/CTS
RTS/CTS Option 1
RTS/CTS Option 2
RTS/CTS Option 3
RS-232 Interface 7 - 13
Software Handshaking
This parameter offers control of the data transmission process in addition to, or instead of, that offered by hardware
handshaking. There are five options.
If software handshaking and hardware handshaking are both enabled, hardware handshaking takes precedence.
None
Select this option to transmit data immediately. No response is expected from the host.
ACK/NAK
If you select this option, after transmitting data, the digital scanner expects either an ACK or NAK response from
the host. When the scanner receives a NAK, it transmits the same data again and waits for either an ACK or NAK.
After three unsuccessful attempts to send data after the scanner receives NAKs, the scanner issues an error
indication and discards the data.
The digital scanner waits up to the programmable Host Serial Response Time-out to receive an ACK or NAK. If the
digital scanner does not get a response in this time, it issues an error indication and discards the data. There are
no retries when a time-out occurs.
ENQ
If you select this option, the digital scanner waits for an ENQ character from the host before transmitting data. If it
does not receive an ENQ within the Host Serial Response Time-out, the digital scanner issues an error indication
and discards the data. The host must transmit an ENQ character at least every Host Serial Response Time-out to
prevent transmission errors.
ACK/NAK with ENQ
This combines the two previous options. For re-transmissions of data, due to a NAK from the host, an additional
ENQ is not required.
XON/XOFF
An XOFF character turns the digital scanner transmission off until the digital scanner receives an XON character.
There are two situations for XON/XOFF:
• The digital scanner receives an XOFF before it has data to send. When the digital scanner has data to send,
it waits up to Host Serial Response Time-out for an XON character before transmission. If it does not receive
the XON within this time, the digital scanner issues an error indication and discards the data.
• The digital scanner receives an XOFF during a transmission. Data transmission then stops after sending the
current byte. When the digital scanner receives an XON character, it sends the rest of the data message. The
digital scanner waits up to 30 seconds for the XON.
7 - 14 Symbol DS3478 Product Reference Guide
Software Handshaking (continued)
*None
ACK/NAK
ENQ
ACK/NAK with ENQ
XON/XOFF
RS-232 Interface 7 - 15
Host Serial Response Time-out
This parameter specifies how long the digital scanner waits for an ACK, NAK, or CTS before determining that a
transmission error occurred. This only applies when in one of the ACK/NAK software handshaking modes, or
RTS/CTS hardware handshaking mode.
NOTE
This parameter does not apply to the Wincor-Nixdorf RS-232 Mode A/B and the OPOS/JPOS host types.
*Minimum: 2 sec
Low: 2.5 Sec
Medium: 5 Sec
High: 7.5 Sec
Maximum: 9.9 Sec
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RTS Line State
This parameter sets the idle state of the Serial Host RTS line. Scan a bar code below to select the Low RTS or
High RTS line state.
*Host: Low RTS
Host: High RTS
Beep on <BEL>
Single Point Mode Only
If you enable this parameter, the digital scanner issues a beep when it detects a <BEL> character on the RS-232
serial line. <BEL> indicates an illegal entry or other important event.
NOTE
This parameter is not supported in Multipoint mode.
Beep On <BEL> Character
(Enable)
*Do Not Beep On <BEL> Character
(Disable)
RS-232 Interface 7 - 17
Intercharacter Delay
This parameter specifies the intercharacter delay inserted between character transmissions.
*Minimum: 0 msec
Low: 25 msec
Medium: 50 msec
High: 75 msec
Maximum: 99 msec
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Nixdorf Mode A/B and OPOS/JPOS Beep/LED Options
If you selected Nixdorf Mode A, Nixdorf Mode B, or OPOS/JPOS, this parameter indicates when the digital scanner
beeps and turns on its LED after a decode.
NOTE
The Beep/LED After CTS Pulse option is not valid when Nixdorf Mode A is selected.
*Normal Operation
(Beep/LED Immediately After Decode)
Beep/LED After Transmission
Beep/LED After CTS Pulse
RS-232 Interface 7 - 19
Ignore Unknown Characters
Unknown characters are characters the host does not recognize. Select Send Bar Codes with Unknown
Characters to send all bar code data except for unknown characters. The digital scanner issues no error beeps.
Select Do Not Send Bar Codes With Unknown Characters to send bar code data up to the first unknown
character. The digital scanner issues an error beep.
*Send Bar Code with Unknown Characters
(Enable)
Do Not Send Bar Codes with Unknown Characters
(Disable)
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ASCII Character Set
Assign the values in Table 7-4 as prefixes or suffixes for ASCII character data transmission.
Table 7-4 RS-232 ASCII Character Set
ASCII Value
Full ASCII Code 39
Encode Character
ASCII Character
1000
%U
NUL
1001
$A
SOH
1002
$B
STX
1003
$C
ETX
1004
$D
EOT
1005
$E
ENQ
1006
$F
ACK
1007
$G
BELL
1008
$H
BCKSPC
1009
$I
HORIZ TAB
1010
$J
LF/NW LN
1011
$K
VT
1012
$L
FF
1013
$M
CR/ENTER
1014
$N
SO
1015
$O
SI
1016
$P
DLE
1017
$Q
DC1/XON
1018
$R
DC2
1019
$S
DC3/XOFF
1020
$T
DC4
1021
$U
NAK
1022
$V
SYN
1023
$W
ETB
1024
$X
CAN
1025
$Y
EM
1026
$Z
SUB
RS-232 Interface 7 - 21
Table 7-4 RS-232 ASCII Character Set (Continued)
Full ASCII Code 39
Encode Character
ASCII Value
ASCII Character
1027
%A
ESC
1028
%B
FS
1029
%C
GS
1030
%D
RS
1031
%E
US
1032
Space
Space
1033
/A
!
1034
/B
"
1035
/C
#
1036
/D
$
1037
/E
%
1038
/F
&
1039
/G
‘
1040
/H
(
1041
/I
)
1042
/J
*
1043
/K
+
1044
/L
,
1045
-
-
1046
.
.
1047
/O
/
1048
0
0
1049
1
1
1050
2
2
1051
3
3
1052
4
4
1053
5
5
1054
6
6
1057
7
7
1056
8
8
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Table 7-4 RS-232 ASCII Character Set (Continued)
Full ASCII Code 39
Encode Character
ASCII Value
ASCII Character
1057
9
9
1058
/Z
:
1059
%F
;
1060
%G
<
1061
%H
=
1062
%I
>
1063
%J
?
1064
%V
@
1065
A
A
1066
B
B
1067
C
C
1068
D
D
1069
E
E
1070
F
F
1071
G
G
1072
H
H
1073
I
I
1074
J
J
1075
K
K
1076
L
L
1077
M
M
1078
N
N
1079
O
O
1080
P
P
1081
Q
Q
1082
R
R
1083
S
S
1084
T
T
1085
U
U
1086
V
V
RS-232 Interface 7 - 23
Table 7-4 RS-232 ASCII Character Set (Continued)
ASCII Value
Full ASCII Code 39
Encode Character
ASCII Character
1087
W
W
1088
X
X
1089
Y
Y
1090
Z
Z
1091
%K
[
1092
%L
\
1093
%M
]
1094
%N
^
1095
%O
_
1096
%W
`
1097
+A
a
1098
+B
b
1099
+C
c
1100
+D
d
1101
+E
e
1102
+F
f
1103
+G
g
1104
+H
h
1105
+I
i
1106
+J
j
1107
+K
k
1108
+L
l
1109
+M
m
1110
+N
n
1111
+O
o
1112
+P
p
1113
+Q
q
1114
+R
r
1115
+S
s
1116
+T
t
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Table 7-4 RS-232 ASCII Character Set (Continued)
ASCII Value
Full ASCII Code 39
Encode Character
ASCII Character
1117
+U
u
1118
+V
v
1119
+W
w
1120
+X
x
1121
+Y
y
1122
+Z
z
1123
%P
{
1124
%Q
|
1125
%R
}
1126
%S
~
1127
Undefined
7013
ENTER
Chapter 8 USB Interface
Introduction
This chapter provides instructions for programming the digital scanner to interface with a USB host. The digital
scanner cradle connects directly to a USB host, or a powered USB hub. The USB host can power the cradle and
recharge the digital scanner battery, but this charging method has limitations. See Using the Host to Supply Power
on page 1-5.
Throughout the programming bar code menus, asterisks (*) indicate default values.
* Indicates Default
*North American Standard USB Keyboard
Connecting a USB Interface
USB Series A Connector
Interface Cable
Figure 8-1 USB Connection
Feature/Option
8-2
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The digital scanner cradle connects with USB-capable hosts including:
• Desktop PCs and notebooks
• Apple™ iMacs, Power Mac G4s and G5s, iBooks (North America only), PowerBooks
• IBM SurePOS terminals
• Sun, IBM, and other network computers that support more than one keyboard.
The following operating systems support the digital scanner through USB:
• Windows® 98, 2000, ME, XP
• Mac OS 8.5 and above
• IBM 4690 OS.
The digital scanner cradle also interfaces with other USB hosts which support USB Human Interface Devices
(HID). For more information on USB technology, hosts, and peripheral devices, visit http://www.symbol.com/usb.
To connect the digital scanner cradle to a USB host:
1.
Attach the modular connector of the USB interface cable to the cable interface port on the digital scanner. See
Connecting the Cradle on page 1-4.
2.
Plug the series A connector into the USB host or hub, or plug the Plus Power connector into an available port
of the IBM SurePOS terminal.
3.
Ensure all connections are secure.
4.
Pair the digital scanner to the cradle by scanning the bar code on the cradle.
5.
Select the USB device type by scanning the appropriate bar code from USB Device Type on page 8-4.
6.
On first installation when using Windows, the software displays a prompt to select or install the Human
Interface Device driver. To install this driver, provided by Windows, click Next through all the choices and click
Finished on the last choice. The digital scanner powers up during this installation.
7.
To modify any other parameter options, scan the appropriate bar codes in this chapter.
8.
Connect an external power supply if required.
NOTE
Interface cables vary depending on configuration. The connectors may be different from those illustrated
in Figure 8-1, but the steps to connect the digital scanner cradle are the same.
Disconnect the power supply before changing host cables or the digital scanner may not recognize the
new host.
If problems occur, see Troubleshooting on page 3-2.
USB Interface
USB Default Parameters
Table 8-1 lists the defaults for USB host parameters. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar code(s)
provided in the parameter descriptions section beginning on page 8-4.
NOTE
See Appendix A, Standard Default Parameters for all user preference, host, symbology, and
miscellaneous default parameters.
Table 8-1 USB Host Default Table
Parameter
Default
Page
Number
USB Host Parameters
USB Device Type
HID Keyboard
Emulation
8-4
USB Country Keyboard Types (Country Codes)
North American
8-5
USB Keystroke Delay
No Delay (0 msec)
8-7
USB Caps Lock Override
Disable
8-7
USB Ignore Unknown Characters
Enable
8-8
Emulate Keypad
Disable
8-8
USB Keyboard FN1 Substitution
Disable
8-9
Function Key Mapping
Disable
8-9
Simulated Caps Lock
Disable
8-10
Convert Case
No Case Conversion
8-10
8-3
8-4
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USB Host Parameters
USB Device Type
Select the desired USB device type.
NOTE
When changing USB device types, the digital scanner disconnects and reconnects as the cradle
re-enumerates on the USB bus.
*HID Keyboard Emulation
IBM Table Top USB
IBM Hand-Held USB
USB Interface
USB Country Keyboard Types (Country Codes)
Scan the bar code corresponding to the keyboard type. This setting applies only to the USB HID Keyboard
Emulation device.
NOTE
When changing USB Country Keyboard Types, the digital scanner disconnects and reconnects as the
cradle re-enumerates on the USB bus.
*North American Standard USB Keyboard
German Windows
French Windows
French Canadian Windows 95/98
French Canadian Windows 2000/XP
8-5
8-6
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USB Country Keyboard Types (Country Codes) (continued)
Spanish Windows
Italian Windows
Swedish Windows
UK English Windows
Japanese Windows (ASCII)
Brazilian-Portuguese Windows
USB Interface
8-7
USB Keystroke Delay
This parameter sets the delay, in milliseconds, between emulated keystrokes. Scan a bar code below to increase
the delay when hosts require slower data transmission.
*No Delay (0 msec)
Medium Delay (20 msec)
Long Delay (40 msec)
USB Caps Lock Override
This option applies only to the HID Keyboard Emulation device. Enable this to preserve the case of the data
regardless of the state of the caps lock key. This setting is always enabled for the Japanese, Windows (ASCII)
keyboard type and can not be disabled.
Override Caps Lock Key
(Enable)
*Do Not Override Caps Lock Key
(Disable)
8-8
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USB Ignore Unknown Characters
Unknown characters are characters the host does not recognize. Select Send Bar Codes With Unknown
Characters to send all bar code data except for unknown characters. The digital scanner issues no error beeps.
Select Do Not Send Bar Codes With Unknown Characters to prevent sending bar codes containing at least one
unknown character to the host. The digital scanner issues an error beep.
*Send Bar Codes with Unknown Characters
(Enable)
Do Not Send Bar Codes with Unknown Characters
(Disable)
Emulate Keypad
Enable this to send all characters as ASCII sequences over the numeric keypad. For example ASCII A transmits as
“ALT make” 0 6 5 “ALT Break.”
*Disable Keypad Emulation
Enable Keypad Emulation
USB Interface
8-9
USB Keyboard FN1 Substitution
This option applies only to the USB HID Keyboard Emulation device. Enable this to replace any FN1 characters in
an EAN 128 bar code with a user-selected Key Category and value. See FN1 Substitution Values on page 14-6 to
set the Key Category and Key Value.
Enable USB Keyboard FN 1 Substitution
*Disable USB Keyboard FN 1 Substitution
Function Key Mapping
ASCII values under 32 normally transmit as control-key sequences (see Table 8-2 on page 8-11). Enable this
parameter to send the keys shown in bold in the table in place of the standard key mapping. Table entries that do
not have a bold entry remain the same regardless of this parameter.
*Disable Function Key Mapping
Enable Function Key Mapping
8 - 10 Symbol DS3478 Product Reference Guide
Simulated Caps Lock
Enable this to invert upper and lower case characters on the scanned bar code as if the Caps Lock state is enabled
on the keyboard. This inversion occurs regardless of the keyboard’s Caps Lock state.
*Disable Simulated Caps Lock
Enable Simulated Caps Lock
Convert Case
Enable this to convert all bar code data to the selected case.
*No Case Conversion
Convert All to Upper Case
Convert All to Lower Case
USB Interface 8 - 11
ASCII Character Set
Table 8-2 USB ASCII Character Set
Full ASCII Code 39
Encode Character
ASCII Value
Keystroke
1000
%U
CTRL 2
1001
$A
CTRL A
1002
$B
CTRL B
1003
$C
CTRL C
1004
$D
CTRL D
1005
$E
CTRL E
1006
$F
CTRL F
1007
$G
CTRL G
1008
$H
CTRL H/BACKSPACE1
1009
$I
CTRL I/HORIZONTAL TAB1
1010
$J
CTRL J
1011
$K
CTRL K
1012
$L
CTRL L
1013
$M
CTRL M/ENTER1
1014
$N
CTRL N
1015
$O
CTRL O
1016
$P
CTRL P
1017
$Q
CTRL Q
1018
$R
CTRL R
1019
$S
CTRL S
1020
$T
CTRL T
1021
$U
CTRL U
1022
$V
CTRL V
1023
$W
CTRL W
1024
$X
CTRL X
1
The keystroke in bold transmits only if you enabled Function Key
Mapping on page 8-9. Otherwise, the unbolded keystroke transmits.
8 - 12 Symbol DS3478 Product Reference Guide
Table 8-2 USB ASCII Character Set (Continued)
Full ASCII Code 39
Encode Character
ASCII Value
Keystroke
1025
$Y
CTRL Y
1026
$Z
CTRL Z
1027
%A
CTRL [/ESC1
1028
%B
CTRL \
1029
%C
CTRL ]
1030
%D
CTRL 6
1031
%E
CTRL -
1032
Space
Space
1033
/A
!
1034
/B
“
1035
/C
#
1036
/D
$
1037
/E
%
1038
/F
&
1039
/G
‘
1040
/H
(
1041
/I
)
1042
/J
*
1043
/K
+
1044
/L
,
1045
-
-
1046
.
.
1047
/O
/
1048
0
0
1049
1
1
1050
2
2
1051
3
3
1052
4
4
1
The keystroke in bold transmits only if you enabled Function Key
Mapping on page 8-9. Otherwise, the unbolded keystroke transmits.
USB Interface 8 - 13
Table 8-2 USB ASCII Character Set (Continued)
Full ASCII Code 39
Encode Character
ASCII Value
Keystroke
1053
5
5
1054
6
6
1055
7
7
1056
8
8
1057
9
9
1058
/Z
:
1059
%F
;
1060
%G
<
1061
%H
=
1062
%I
>
1063
%J
?
1064
%V
@
1065
A
A
1066
B
B
1067
C
C
1068
D
D
1069
E
E
1070
F
F
1071
G
G
1072
H
H
1073
I
I
1074
J
J
1075
K
K
1076
L
L
1077
M
M
1078
N
N
1079
O
O
1080
P
P
1The
keystroke in bold transmits only if you enabled Function Key
Mapping on page 8-9. Otherwise, the unbolded keystroke transmits.
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Table 8-2 USB ASCII Character Set (Continued)
Full ASCII Code 39
Encode Character
ASCII Value
Keystroke
1081
Q
Q
1082
R
R
1083
S
S
1084
T
T
1085
U
U
1086
V
V
1087
W
W
1088
X
X
1089
Y
Y
1090
Z
Z
1091
%K
[
1092
%L
\
1093
%M
]
1094
%N
^
1095
%O
_
1096
%W
`
1097
+A
a
1098
+B
b
1099
+C
c
1100
+D
d
1101
+E
e
1102
+F
f
1103
+G
g
1104
+H
h
1105
+I
i
1106
+J
j
1107
+K
k
1108
+L
l
1The
keystroke in bold transmits only if you enabled Function Key
Mapping on page 8-9. Otherwise, the unbolded keystroke transmits.
USB Interface 8 - 15
Table 8-2 USB ASCII Character Set (Continued)
ASCII Value
Full ASCII Code 39
Encode Character
Keystroke
1109
+M
m
1110
+N
n
1111
+O
o
1112
+P
p
1113
+Q
q
1114
+R
r
1115
+S
s
1116
+T
t
1117
+U
u
1118
+V
v
1119
+W
w
1120
+X
x
1121
+Y
y
1122
+Z
z
1123
%P
{
1124
%Q
|
1125
%R
}
1126
%S
~
1
The keystroke in bold transmits only if you enabled Function Key
Mapping on page 8-9. Otherwise, the unbolded keystroke transmits.
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Table 8-3 USB ALT Key Character Set
ALT Keys
Keystroke
2064
ALT 2
2065
ALT A
2066
ALT B
2067
ALT C
2068
ALT D
2069
ALT E
2070
ALT F
2071
ALT G
2072
ALT H
2073
ALT I
2074
ALT J
2075
ALT K
2076
ALT L
2077
ALT M
2078
ALT N
2079
ALT O
2080
ALT P
2081
ALT Q
2082
ALT R
2083
ALT S
2084
ALT T
2085
ALT U
2086
ALT V
2087
ALT W
2088
ALT X
2089
ALT Y
2090
ALT Z
USB Interface 8 - 17
Table 8-4 USB GUI Key Character Set
GUI Key
Keystroke
3000
Right Control Key
3048
GUI 0
3049
GUI 1
3050
GUI 2
3051
GUI 3
3052
GUI 4
3053
GUI 5
3054
GUI 6
3055
GUI 7
3056
GUI 8
3057
GUI 9
3065
GUI A
3066
GUI B
3067
GUI C
3068
GUI D
3069
GUI E
3070
GUI F
3071
GUI G
3072
GUI H
3073
GUI I
3074
GUI J
3075
GUI K
3076
GUI L
3077
GUI M
3078
GUI N
3079
GUI O
3080
GUI P
Note: GUI Shift Keys - The Apple™ iMac keyboard has an apple key on
either side of the space bar. Windows-based systems have a GUI key to the
left of the left ALT key, and to the right of the right ALT key.
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Table 8-4 USB GUI Key Character Set (Continued)
GUI Key
Keystroke
3081
GUI Q
3082
GUI R
3083
GUI S
3084
GUI T
3085
GUI U
3086
GUI V
3087
GUI W
3088
GUI X
3089
GUI Y
3090
GUI Z
Note: GUI Shift Keys - The Apple™ iMac keyboard has an apple key on
either side of the space bar. Windows-based systems have a GUI key to the
left of the left ALT key, and to the right of the right ALT key.
USB Interface 8 - 19
Table 8-5 USB F Key Character Set
F Keys
Keystroke
5001
F1
5002
F2
5003
F3
5004
F4
5005
F5
5006
F6
5007
F7
5008
F8
5009
F9
5010
F10
5011
F11
5012
F12
5013
F13
5014
F14
5015
F15
5016
F16
5017
F17
5018
F18
5019
F19
5020
F20
5021
F21
5022
F22
5023
F23
5024
F24
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Table 8-6 USB Numeric Keypad Character Set
Numeric Keypad
Keystroke
6042
*
6043
+
6044
undefined
6045
-
6046
.
6047
/
6048
0
6049
1
6050
2
6051
3
6052
4
6053
5
6054
6
6055
7
6056
8
6057
9
6058
Enter
6059
Num Lock
USB Interface 8 - 21
Table 8-7 USB Extended Keypad Character Set
Extended Keypad
Keystroke
7001
Break
7002
Delete
7003
PgUp
7004
End
7005
Pg Dn
7006
Pause
7007
Scroll Lock
7008
Backspace
7009
Tab
7010
Print Screen
7011
Insert
7012
Home
7013
Enter
7014
Escape
7015
Up Arrow
7016
Down Arrow
7017
Left Arrow
7018
Right Arrow
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Chapter 9 IBM 468X/469X Interface
Introduction
This chapter provides instructions for programming the digital scanner to interface with an IBM 468X/469X host
computer.
Throughout the programming bar code menus, asterisks (*) indicate default values.
* Indicates Default
*Disable Convert to Code 39
Feature/Option
9-2
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Connecting to an IBM 468X/469X Host
Connect the digital scanner cradle directly to the host interface.
Interface Cable
Host Port
Connector
Figure 9-1 IBM Direct Connection
NOTE
Interface cables vary depending on configuration. The connectors may be different from those illustrated
in Figure 9-1, but the steps to connect the digital scanner cradle are the same.
Disconnect the power supply before changing host cables or the digital scanner may not recognize the
new host.
1.
Connect the modular connector of the IBM 46XX interface cable to the cable interface port on the digital
scanner cradle. See Connecting the Cradle on page 1-4.
2.
Connect the other end of the IBM 46XX interface cable to the appropriate port on the host computer (typically
Port 9).
3.
Ensure all connections are secure.
4.
Pair the digital scanner to the cradle by scanning the bar code on the cradle.
5.
Select the port address by scanning the appropriate bar code from Port Address on page 9-4.
6.
To modify other parameter options, scan the appropriate bar codes in this chapter.
7.
Connect an external power supply if required.
NOTE
The only required configuration is the port address. The IBM system controls most other digital scanner
parameters.
IBM 468X/469X Interface
IBM Default Parameters
Table 9-1 lists the defaults for IBM host parameters. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar code(s)
provided in the parameter descriptions section beginning on page 9-4.
NOTE
See Appendix A, Standard Default Parameters for all user preference, host, symbology, and
miscellaneous default parameters.
Table 9-1 IBM Host Default Table
Parameter
Default
Page
Number
IBM 468X/469X Host Parameters
Port Address
None Selected
9-4
Convert Unknown to Code 39
Disable
9-5
9-3
9-4
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IBM 468X/469X Host Parameters
Port Address
Use this parameter to set the IBM 468X/469X port.
NOTE
Scanning one of these bar codes enables the RS-485 interface on the digital scanner.
Hand-held Scanner Emulation (Port 9B)
Non-IBM Scanner Emulation (Port 5B)
Table-top Scanner Emulation (Port 17)
IBM 468X/469X Interface
Convert Unknown to Code 39
Scan one of the following bar codes to enable or disable converting unknown bar code type data to Code 39.
Convert Unknown to Code 39 (Enable)
*Do Not Convert Unknown to Code 39 (Disable)
9-5
9-6
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Chapter 10 Wand Emulation Interface
Introduction
This chapter provides instructions for programming the digital scanner to interface with a wand emulation host. Use
this mode whenever you need wand emulation communication. The digital scanner cradle connects either to an
external wand decoder or to a decoder integrated in a portable terminal or Point-of-Sale (POS) terminal.
In this mode the digital scanner emulates the signal of a digital wand to make it “readable” by a wand decoder.
Throughout the programming bar code menus, asterisks (*) indicate default values.
* Indicates Default
*Transmit Unknown
Characters
Feature/Option
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Connecting a Wand Emulation Interface
To perform wand emulation, connect the digital scanner cradle to a portable data terminal, or a controller that
collects the wand data and interprets it for the host.
Wand Port
Interface Cable
Mobile
Computer
Figure 10-1 Wand Emulation Connection
NOTE
Interface cables vary depending on configuration. The connectors may be different from those illustrated
in Figure 10-1, but the steps to connect the digital scanner cradle are the same.
Disconnect the power supply before changing host cables or the digital scanner may not recognize the
new host.
1.
Attach the modular connector of the wand emulation interface cable to the cable interface port on the digital
scanner cradle. See Connecting the Cradle on page 1-4.
2.
Connect the other end of the wand emulation interface cable to the wand port on the mobile computer or
controller.
3.
Ensure all connections are secure.
4.
Pair the digital scanner to the cradle by scanning the bar code on the cradle.
5.
Select the wand emulation host type by scanning the appropriate bar code from Wand Emulation Host Types
on page 10-4.
6.
To modify other parameter options, scan the appropriate bar codes in this chapter.
7.
Connect an external power supply if required.
CAUTION
Connect the cradle to a 5 volt decoder only. Connecting to a 12 volt decoder can cause damage and
invalidate the warranty.
Wand Emulation Interface 10 - 3
Wand Emulation Default Parameters
Table 10-1 lists the defaults for wand emulation host types. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar code(s)
provided in this chapter.
NOTE
See Appendix A, Standard Default Parameters for all user preference, host, symbology, and
miscellaneous default parameters.
Table 10-1 Wand Emulation Default Table
Parameter
Default
Page
Number
Wand Emulation Host Parameters
Wand Emulation Host Types
Symbol OmniLink Interface
Controller
10-4
Leading Margin
80 msec
10-5
Polarity
Bar High/Margin Low
10-6
Ignore Unknown Characters
Enable
10-6
Convert All to Code 39
Disable
10-7
Convert Code 39 to Full ASCII
Disable
10-8
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Wand Emulation Host Parameters
Wand Emulation Host Types
Select the wand emulation host by scanning one of the bar codes below.
Symbol OmniLink Interface Controller
Symbol PDT Terminal (MSI)
Symbol PTC Terminal (Telxon)
Wand Emulation Interface 10 - 5
Leading Margin (Quiet Zone)
Scan a bar code below to select a leading margin duration. A leading margin is the time that precedes the first bar
of the scan, in milliseconds. The minimum allowed value is 80 msec and the maximum is 250 msec. Use this
parameter to accommodate older wand decoders that cannot handle short leading margins.
NOTE
250 msec is the maximum value that this parameter can attain, however, 200 msec is sufficient.
*80 msec
140 msec
200 msec
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Polarity
Polarity determines how the digital scanner’s wand emulation interface creates the Digitized Bar code Pattern
(DBP). DBP is a digital signal that represents the scanned bar code. Different decoders expect the DBP in a certain
format. The DBP either uses “highs” to represent bars and “lows” to represent spaces (margins), or “highs” to
represent spaces (margins) and “lows” to represent bars.
Scan the appropriate bar code to select the polarity required by the decoder.
*Bar High/Margin Low
Bar Low/Margin High
Ignore Unknown Characters
Unknown characters are characters the host does not recognize. Select Send Bar Codes With Unknown
Characters to send all bar code data except for unknown characters. The digital scanner issues no error beeps.
Select Do Not Send Bar Codes With Unknown Characters to prevent sending bar codes containing at least one
unknown character to the host. The digital scanner issues an error beep.
*Send Bar Codes With Unknown Characters
(Enable)
Do Not Send Bar Codes With Unknown Characters
(Disable)
Wand Emulation Interface 10 - 7
Convert All to Code 39
By default, the wand emulation interface sends data to the attached host in the decoded symbology. This can
present a problem for older systems that do not recognize some newer symbologies (for example, GS1 DataBar).
Enable this parameter to ignore the decoded symbology, and transmit the data as a Code 39 bar code. Lowercase
characters in the original data stream transmit as uppercase characters. This also allows ADF formatting.
If you enabled Ignore Unknown Characters, the digital scanner replaces characters that do not have a
corresponding character in the Code 39 symbology with a space.
If you disabled Ignore Unknown Characters, and the digital scanner encounters characters that do not have a
corresponding Code 39 character, it emits an error beep and does not transmit data.
ADF Note: By default, the wand emulation interface does not allow scanned data to use ADF rules. Enabling this
parameter allows the scanned data to use ADF rules. See Chapter 15, Advanced Data Formatting.
Convert All to Code 39 for Wand Host
(Enable)
*Do Not Convert All to Code 39 for Wand Host
(Disable)
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Convert Code 39 to Full ASCII
By default, this parameter replaces any characters that do not have a corresponding character in the Code 39
symbology with a space. Enable this parameter to encode the data sent to the wand interface in Code 39 Full
ASCII. This setting requires that the host be able to interpret Code 39 Full ASCII data.
This setting applies only if you enabled Convert All to Code 39 for wand hosts.
*Do Not Convert Code 39 to Full ASCII
(Disable)
Convert Code 39 to Full ASCII
(Enable)
Chapter 11 Scanner Emulation Interface
Introduction
This chapter provides instructions for programming the digital scanner to interface with a scanner emulation host.
With scanner emulation, the cradle connects either to an external decoder or to a decoder integrated in a portable
terminal or Point-of-Sale (POS) terminal.
Throughout the programming bar code menus, asterisks (*) indicate default values.
* Indicates Default
*Parameter Process
and Pass-Through
Feature/Option
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Connecting Using Scanner Emulation
To perform scanner emulation, connect the digital scanner cradle to a mobile computer, or a controller that collects
the data and interprets it for the host.
Interface Cable
Host Port
Connector
Figure 11-1 Scanner Emulation Connection
NOTE
Interface cables vary depending on configuration. The connectors may be different from those illustrated
in Figure 11-1, but the steps to connect the digital scanner cradle are the same.
Disconnect the power supply before changing host cables or the digital scanner may not recognize the
new host.
1.
Attach the modular connector of the scanner emulation interface cable to the cable interface port on the digital
scanner cradle. See Connecting the Cradle on page 1-4.
2.
Connect the other end of the scanner emulation interface cable to the scanner port on the mobile computer or
controller.
3.
Ensure all connections are secure.
4.
Pair the digital scanner to the cradle by scanning the bar code on the cradle.
5.
Scan Scanner Emulation Host on page 11-4 to enable the scanner emulation interface.
6.
To modify parameter options, scan the appropriate bar codes in this chapter.
7.
Connect an external power supply if required.
CAUTION
Connect the cradle to a 5 volt decoder only. Connecting to a 12 volt decoder can cause damage and
invalidate the warranty.
Scanner Emulation Interface 11 - 3
Scanner Emulation Default Parameters
Table 11-1 lists the defaults for the scanner emulation host. To change an option, scan the appropriate bar code(s)
provided in this chapter.
NOTE
See Appendix A, Standard Default Parameters for all user preference, host, symbology, and
miscellaneous default parameters.
Table 11-1 Scanner Emulation Default Table
Parameter
Default
Page
Number
Scanner Emulation Host Parameters
Beep Style
Beep on Successful Transmit
11-4
Parameter Pass-Through
Parameter Process and Pass Through
11-5
Convert Newer Code Types
Convert Newer Code Types
11-6
Module Width
20 µs Module Width
11-7
Convert All Bar Codes to Code 39
Disable
11-7
Code 39 Full ASCII Conversion
Disable
11-8
Transmission Timeout
3 seconds
11-9
Ignore Unknown Characters
Send Bar Codes with Unknown Characters
11-10
Leading Margin
2 ms
11-11
Check for Decode LED
Check for Decode LED
11-12
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Scanner Emulation Host Parameters
Scanner Emulation Host
Scan the following bar code to enable the scanner emulation host.
Scanner Emulation Host
Beep Style
The scanner emulation host supports three different beep styles.
• Beep On Successful Transmit (default): The digital scanner beeps when the attached decoder issues the
decode signal to the digital scanner. This way, the digital scanner and the decoder beep at the same time.
• Beep at Decode Time: The digital scanner beeps on its decode. This results in a double beep sequence
from most decoders, since the digital scanner beeps, and the decoder beeps (at a different frequency) when
it successfully decodes the output.
• Do Not Beep: The digital scanner does not beep; the attached decoder issues the decode beep.
In all cases, if an error occurs, the digital scanner issues error beeps.
*Beep On Successful Transmit
Beep at Decode Time
Do Not Beep
Scanner Emulation Interface 11 - 5
Parameter Pass-Through
The scanner emulation host can process parameter bar code messages and send them to the attached decoder. In
this way, customers using Symbol-compliant decoders can control the behavior of the system by scanning the
necessary parameters only once.
NOTE
For example, to enable Discrete 2 of 5, scan the Enable Discrete 2 of 5 parameter bar code with the
digital scanner. The digital scanner and the attached decoder both process the parameter.
*Parameter Process and Pass-Through
Parameter Process Only
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Convert Newer Code Types
The digital scanner supports a variety of code types that attached decoder systems typically cannot decode. To
allow compatibility in these environments, the digital scanner converts these code types to more common
symbologies, as per the following table. Symbologies not listed on this chart transmit normally.
Scan this code type:
Transmitted as:
Code 11
Code 39
GS1 DataBar (14, Limited, and Expanded), Coupon Code,
PDF, MicroPDF, MaxiCode, Data Matrix, QR Code,
Postal Codes, Composite Codes
Code 128
When decoding these code types with this parameter disabled, the digital scanner issues convert error beeps and
transmits no data.
*Convert Newer Code Types
Reject Newer Code Types
Scanner Emulation Interface 11 - 7
Module Width
The standard module width is 20 µs. For an extremely slow decoder system, use this parameter to extend this
module width to 50 µs.
*20 µs Module Width
50 µs Module Width
Convert All Bar Codes to Code 39
Scan the appropriate bar code to enable or disable converting all bar code data to Code 39.
*Do Not Convert All To Code 39
(Disable)
Convert All To Code 39
(Enable)
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Code 39 Full ASCII Conversion
By default, this parameter replaces characters that do not have a corresponding character in the Code 39
symbology set with a space. Enable this parameter to encode the data sent to the scanner emulation host in Code
39 Full ASCII. This setting requires that the host be able to interpret Code 39 Full ASCII data.
This setting applies only if you enabled Convert All to Code 39.
*Do Not Convert Code 39 To Full ASCII
(Disable)
Convert Code 39 To Full ASCII
(Enable)
Scanner Emulation Interface 11 - 9
Transmission Timeout
The scanner emulation host transmits bar code data to the attached decoder and waits for the decoder to assert
the decode signal, indicating successful transmission. If, after a specified amount of time, the decode signal is not
asserted (indicating that the attached decoder did not receive the bar code data), the digital scanner issues
transmit error beeps.
Scan the appropriate bar code to select the desired transmission timeout.
*3 Second Transmission Timeout
4 Second Transmission Timeout
5 Second Transmission Timeout
10 Second Transmission Timeout
30 Second Transmission Timeout
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Ignore Unknown Characters
Unknown characters are characters that the host does not recognize. Select Send Bar Codes With Unknown
Characters to send all bar code data except for unknown characters. The digital scanner issues no error beeps.
Select Do Not Send Bar Codes With Unknown Characters to prevent sending bar codes containing at least one
unknown character to the host. The digital scanner issues an error beep.
*Send Bar Codes with Unknown Characters
(Enable)
Do Not Send Bar Codes with Unknown Characters
(Disable)
Scanner Emulation Interface 11 - 11
Leading Margin
Scan one of the following bar codes to select a leading margin duration.
1 ms Leading Margin
*2 ms Leading Margin
3 ms Leading Margin
5 ms Leading Margin
10 ms Leading Margin
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Check for Decode LED
The attached decoder typically asserts the decode line to signal to the scanner emulation host that it successfully
decoded the transmitted bar code. Some decoders, however, do not assert the decode signal upon a decode. In
this case, the digital scanner emits transmit error beeps to indicate that the bar code did not successfully transmit.
Scan the Ignore Decode LED bar code to disable the transmit error beeps.
*Check For Decode LED
Ignore Decode LED
Chapter 12 123Scan
Introduction
123Scan is a Windows®-based utility that programs the digital scanner with all parameters including Advanced
Data Formatting (ADF) rules. An ADF rule modifies bar code data before it transmits to the host, ensuring
compatibility between bar code data and the host application without having to modify the host software. You can
program digital scanners via PC download or by scanning a sheet of bar codes generated by 123Scan. Save digital
scanner programming in a file for electronic distribution. 123Scan includes a help file.
Setting Up 123Scan
To communicate with the 123Scan program:
1.
Load 123Scan, included in the documentation CD-ROM, onto a host computer running Windows 98, Windows
2000, or Windows XP.
2.
Connect the digital scanner to the host computer using an RS-232 cable. See Connecting an RS-232 Interface
on page 7-2.
3.
Scan the following bar code to enable the 123Scan interface on the digital scanner. Refer to the 123Scan
instructions for programming the digital scanner.
123Scan Configuration
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Chapter 13 Symbologies
Introduction
This chapter describes symbology features and provides programming bar codes for selecting these features for
the digital scanner. Before programming, follow the instructions in Chapter 1, Getting Started.
The digital scanner ships with the settings shown in the Symbology Default Table on page 13-2 (also see Appendix
A, Standard Default Parameters for all host and miscellaneous digital scanner defaults). If the default values suit
requirements, programming is not necessary. Set feature values by scanning single bar codes or short bar code
sequences. To return all features to default values, scan Set Default Parameter on page 4-3.
If not using a Synapse or USB cable, select the host type (see the specific host chapter) after the digital scanner
emits power-up beeps.
Scanning Sequence Examples
In most cases, scan only one bar code to set a parameter value. For example, to transmit bar code data without the
UPC-A check digit, scan the Do Not Transmit UPC-A Check Digit bar code under Transmit UPC-A/UPC-E/UPC-E1
Check Digit on page 13-13. The digital scanner issues a fast warble beep and the LED turns green, indicating a
successful parameter entry.
Other parameters, such as Set Length(s) for D 2 of 5 require scanning several bar codes in sequence. See the
parameter description for this procedure.
Errors While Scanning
Unless otherwise specified, if you make an error during a scanning sequence, re-scan the correct parameter.
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Symbology Default Parameters
Table 13-1 lists the defaults for all symbologies parameters. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar
code(s) provided in this chapter.
NOTE
See Appendix A, Standard Default Parameters for all user preference, host, symbology, and
miscellaneous default parameters.
Table 13-1 Symbology Default Table
Parameter
Default
Page
Number
UPC/EAN
UPC-A
Enable
13-6
UPC-E
Enable
13-6
UPC-E1
Disable
13-7
EAN-13
Enable
13-7
EAN-8
Enable
13-8
Bookland EAN
Disable
13-8
Decode UPC/EAN Supplementals (2 and 5 digits)
Ignore Supplementals
13-9
User-Programmable Supplementals
13-12
UPC/EAN Supplemental Redundancy
10
13-12
Transmit UPC-A Check Digit
Enable
13-13
Transmit UPC-E Check Digit
Enable
13-13
Transmit UPC-E1 Check Digit
Enable
13-13
UPC-A Preamble
System Character
13-15
UPC-E Preamble
System Character
13-16
UPC-E1 Preamble
System Character
13-17
Convert UPC-E to A
Disable
13-18
Convert UPC-E1 to A
Disable
13-18
EAN-8 Extend
Disable
13-19
Bookland ISBN Format
ISBN-10
13-20
UCC Coupon Extended Code
Disable
13-21
Code 128
Enable
13-22
Set Length(s) for Code 128
Any Length
13-22
Code 128
Symbologies 13 - 3
Table 13-1 Symbology Default Table (Continued)
Parameter
Default
Page
Number
GS1-128 (formerly UCC/EAN-128)
Enable
13-24
ISBT 128
Enable
13-24
Code 39
Enable
13-25
Trioptic Code 39
Disable
13-25
Convert Code 39 to Code 32
Disable
13-26
Code 32 Prefix
Disable
13-26
Set Length(s) for Code 39
2 to 55
13-27
Code 39 Check Digit Verification
Disable
13-37
Transmit Code 39 Check Digit
Disable
13-29
Code 39 Full ASCII Conversion
Disable
13-30
Buffer Code 39
Disable
13-31
Code 93
Disable
13-33
Set Lengths for Code 93
4 to 55
13-33
Code 11
Disable
13-35
Set Lengths for Code 11
4 to 55
13-35
Code 11 Check Digit Verification
Disable
13-37
Transmit Code 11 Check Digits
Disable
13-38
Interleaved 2 of 5 (I 2 of 5)
Enable
13-39
Set Lengths for Interleaved 2 of 5
14
13-39
I 2 of 5 Check Digit Verification
Disable
13-41
Transmit I 2 of 5 Check Digit
Disable
13-41
Convert I 2 of 5 to EAN-13
Disable
13-42
Discrete 2 of 5
Disable
13-43
Set Lengths for D 2 of 5
12
13-43
Code 39
Code 93
Code 11
Interleaved 2 of 5 (I 2 of 5)
Discrete 2 of 5 (D 2 of 5)
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Table 13-1 Symbology Default Table (Continued)
Parameter
Default
Page
Number
Codabar (NW - 7)
Codabar
Disable
13-45
Set Lengths for Codabar
5 to 55
13-45
CLSI Editing
Disable
13-47
NOTIS Editing
Disable
13-47
MSI
Disable
13-48
Set Lengths for MSI
4 to 55
13-48
MSI Check Digits
One
13-50
Transmit MSI Check Digit(s)
Disable
13-50
MSI Check Digit Algorithm
Mod 10/Mod 10
13-51
Inverse 1D
Regular
13-52
US Postnet
Enable
13-53
US Planet
Enable
13-53
UK Postal
Enable
13-54
Transmit UK Postal Check Digit
Enable
13-54
Japan Postal
Enable
13-55
Australian Postal
Enable
13-55
Dutch Postal
Enable
13-56
4State Postal
Disable
13-56
Post US4
Disable
13-57
Transmit US Postal Check Digit
Enable
13-57
GS1 DataBar-14
Enable
13-58
GS1 DataBar Limited
Enable
13-58
GS1 DataBar Expanded
Enable
13-59
Convert GS1 DataBar to UPC/EAN
Disable
13-59
MSI
Postal Codes
GS1 DataBar
Symbologies 13 - 5
Table 13-1 Symbology Default Table (Continued)
Parameter
Default
Page
Number
Composite
Composite CC-C
Disable
13-60
Composite CC-A/B
Disable
13-60
Composite TLC-39
Disable
13-61
UPC Composite Mode
Always Linked
13-61
GS1-128 Emulation Mode for UCC/EAN Composite
Codes
Disable
13-62
PDF417
Enable
13-63
MicroPDF417
Disable
13-63
Code 128 Emulation
Disable
13-64
Data Matrix
Enable
13-65
Data Matrix Inverse
Regular
13-65
Maxicode
Enable
13-66
QR Code
Enable
13-66
MicroQR
Enable
13-67
QR Inverse
Regular
13-67
Aztec
Enable
13-68
Aztec Inverse
Enable
13-68
Redundancy Level
1
13-69
Security Levels
0
13-71
Intercharacter Gap Size
Normal
13-73
2D Symbologies
Symbology - Specific Security Levels
Macro PDF
Flush Macro PDF Buffer
13-74
Abort Macro PDF Entry
13-74
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UPC/EAN
Enable/Disable UPC-A
To enable or disable UPC-A, scan the appropriate bar code below.
*Enable UPC-A
Disable UPC-A
Enable/Disable UPC-E
To enable or disable UPC-E, scan the appropriate bar code below.
*Enable UPC-E
Disable UPC-E
Symbologies 13 - 7
Enable/Disable UPC-E1
To enable or disable UPC-E1, scan the appropriate bar code below.
NOTE
UPC-E1 is not a UCC (Uniform Code Council) approved symbology.
Enable UPC-E1
*Disable UPC-E1
Enable/Disable EAN-13
To enable or disable EAN-13, scan the appropriate bar code below.
NOTE
JAN is a subset of EAN, therefore parameters controlling EAN also affect JAN.
*Enable EAN-13
Disable EAN-13
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Enable/Disable EAN-8
To enable or disable EAN-8, scan the appropriate bar code below.
*Enable EAN-8
Disable EAN-8
Enable/Disable Bookland EAN
To enable or disable Bookland EAN, scan the appropriate bar code below.
Enable Bookland EAN
*Disable Bookland EAN
NOTE
If you enable Bookland EAN, select a Bookland ISBN Format on page 13-20. Also select either Decode
UPC/EAN Supplementals, Autodiscriminate UPC/EAN Supplementals, or Enable 978/979 Supplemental
Mode in Decode UPC/EAN Supplementals on page 13-9.
Symbologies 13 - 9
Decode UPC/EAN Supplementals
Supplementals are bar codes appended according to specific format conventions (e.g., UPC A+2, UPC E+2, EAN
13+2). The following options are available:
•
If you select Ignore UPC/EAN with Supplementals, and the scanner is presented with a UPC/EAN
plus supplemental symbol, the scanner decodes UPC/EAN and ignores the supplemental characters.
•
If you select Decode UPC/EAN with Supplementals, the scanner only decodes UPC/EAN symbols with
supplemental characters, and ignores symbols without supplementals.
•
If you select Autodiscriminate UPC/EAN Supplementals, the scanner decodes UPC/EAN symbols with
supplemental characters immediately. If the symbol does not have a supplemental, the scanner must
decode the bar code the number of times set via UPC/EAN Supplemental Redundancy on page 13-12
before transmitting its data to confirm that there is no supplemental.
•
If you select one of the following Supplemental Mode options, the scanner immediately transmits EAN-13
bar codes starting with that prefix that have supplemental characters. If the symbol does not have a
supplemental, the scanner must decode the bar code the number of times set via UPC/EAN Supplemental
Redundancy on page 13-12 before transmitting its data to confirm that there is no supplemental. The
scanner transmits UPC/EAN bar codes that do not have that prefix immediately.
•
Enable 378/379 Supplemental Mode
•
Enable 978/979 Supplemental Mode
NOTE
If you select 978/979 Supplemental Mode and are scanning Bookland EAN bar codes, see
Enable/Disable Bookland EAN on page 13-8 to enable Bookland EAN, and select a format using
Bookland ISBN Format on page 13-20.
•
Enable 977 Supplemental Mode
•
Enable 414/419/434/439 Supplemental Mode
•
Enable 491 Supplemental Mode
•
Enable Smart Supplemental Mode - applies to EAN-13 bar codes starting with any prefix listed
previously.
•
Supplemental User-Programmable Type 1 - applies to EAN-13 bar codes starting with a 3-digit
user-defined prefix. User-Programmable Supplementals on page 13-12.
•
Supplemental User-Programmable Type 1 and 2 - applies to EAN-13 bar codes starting with either of
two 3-digit user-defined prefixes. Set the 3-digit prefixes using User-Programmable Supplementals on
page 13-12.
•
Smart Supplemental Plus User-Programmable 1 - applies to EAN-13 bar codes starting with any
prefix listed previously or the user-defined prefix set using User-Programmable Supplementals on page
13-12.
•
Smart Supplemental Plus User-Programmable 1 and 2 - applies to EAN-13 bar codes starting with
any prefix listed previously or one of the two user-defined prefixes set using User-Programmable
Supplementals on page 13-12.
NOTE
To minimize the risk of invalid data transmission, select either to decode or ignore supplemental
characters.
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Decode UPC/EAN/JAN Supplementals (continued)
Decode UPC/EAN/JAN Only With Supplementals
(01h)
*Ignore Supplementals
(00h)
Autodiscriminate UPC/EAN/JAN Supplementals
(02h)
Enable 378/379 Supplemental Mode
(04h)
Enable 978/979 Supplemental Mode
(05h)
Enable 977 Supplemental Mode
(07h)
Symbologies 13 - 11
Decode UPC/EAN/JAN Supplementals (continued)
Enable 414/419/434/439 Supplemental Mode
(06h)
Enable 491 Supplemental Mode
(08h)
Enable Smart Supplemental Mode
(03h)
Supplemental User-Programmable Type 1
(09h)
Supplemental User-Programmable Type 1 and 2
(0Ah)
Smart Supplemental Plus User-Programmable 1
(0Bh)
Smart Supplemental Plus User-Programmable 1 and 2
(0Ch)
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User-Programmable Supplementals
If you selected a Supplemental User-Programmable option from Decode UPC/EAN Supplementals on page 13-9,
select User-Programmable Supplemental 1 to set the 3-digit prefix. Then select the 3 digits using the numeric
bar codes beginning on page D-1. Select User-Programmable Supplemental 2 to set a second 3-digit prefix.
Then select the 3 digits using the numeric bar codes beginning on page D-1.
User-Programmable Supplemental 1
User-Programmable Supplemental 2
UPC/EAN Supplemental Redundancy
If you selected Autodiscriminate UPC/EAN Supplementals, use this option to adjust the number of times to
decode a symbol without supplementals before transmission. The range is from two to 30 times. 14 or above is
recommended when decoding a mix of UPC/EAN symbols with and without supplementals. The default is 10.
To set a decode redundancy value, scan the following bar code. Next, scan two numeric bar codes from Appendix
D, Numeric Bar Codes. Use a leading zero for single digit numbers. In case of an error, or to change the selection,
scan Cancel on page D-3.
UPC/EAN Supplemental Redundancy
Symbologies 13 - 13
Transmit UPC-A/UPC-E/UPC-E1 Check Digit
The check digit is the last character of the symbol used to verify the integrity of the data. Scan the appropriate bar
code to transmit the bar code data with or without the UPC-A, UPC-E, or UPC-E1 check digit.
UPC-A Check Digit
*Transmit UPC-A Check Digit
Do Not Transmit UPC-A Check Digit
UPC-E Check Digit
*Transmit UPC-E Check Digit
Do Not Transmit UPC-E Check Digit
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UPC-E1 Check Digit
*Transmit UPC-E1 Check Digit
Do Not Transmit UPC-E1 Check Digit
Symbologies 13 - 15
UPC-A Preamble
Preamble characters are part of the UPC symbol consisting of Country Code and System Character. There are
three options for transmitting a UPC-A preamble to the host device:
• Transmit System Character only.
• Transmit System Character and Country Code (“0” for USA).
• Transmit no preamble.
Select the appropriate option to match the host system.
No Preamble
(<DATA>)
*System Character
(<SYSTEM CHARACTER> <DATA>)
System Character & Country Code
(< COUNTRY CODE> <SYSTEM CHARACTER>
<DATA>)
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UPC-E Preamble
Preamble characters are part of the UPC symbol consisting of Country Code and System Character. There are
three options for transmitting a UPC-E preamble to the host device:
• Transmit System Character only.
• Transmit System Character and Country Code (“0” for USA).
• Transmit no preamble.
Select the appropriate option to match the host system.
No Preamble
(<DATA>)
*System Character
(<SYSTEM CHARACTER> <DATA>)
System Character & Country Code
(< COUNTRY CODE> <SYSTEM CHARACTER>
<DATA>)
Symbologies 13 - 17
UPC-E1 Preamble
Preamble characters are part of the UPC symbol consisting of Country Code and System Character. There are
three options for transmitting a UPC-E1 preamble to the host device:
• Transmit System Character only.
• Transmit System Character and Country Code (“0” for USA).
• Transmit no preamble.
Select the appropriate option to match the host system.
No Preamble
(<DATA>)
*System Character
(<SYSTEM CHARACTER> <DATA>)
System Character & Country Code
(< COUNTRY CODE> <SYSTEM CHARACTER>
<DATA>)
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Convert UPC-E to UPC-A
Enable this to convert UPC-E (zero suppressed) decoded data to UPC-A format before transmission. After
conversion, the data follows UPC-A format and is affected by UPC-A programming selections (e.g., Preamble,
Check Digit).
Disable this to transmit UPC-E decoded data as UPC-E data, without conversion.
Convert UPC-E to UPC-A
(Enable)
*Do Not Convert UPC-E to UPC-A
(Disable)
Convert UPC-E1 to UPC-A
Enable this to convert UPC-E1 decoded data to UPC-A format before transmission. After conversion, the data
follows UPC-A format and is affected by UPC-A programming selections (e.g., Preamble, Check Digit).
Disable this to transmit UPC-E1 decoded data as UPC-E1 data, without conversion.
Convert UPC-E1 to UPC-A
(Enable)
*Do Not Convert UPC-E1 to UPC-A
(Disable)
Symbologies 13 - 19
EAN-8 Extend
Enable this parameter to add five leading zeros to decoded EAN-8 symbols to make them compatible in format to
EAN-13 symbols.
Disable this to transmit EAN-8 symbols as is.
Enable EAN-8 Zero Extend
*Disable EAN-8 Zero Extend
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Bookland ISBN Format
If you enabled Bookland EAN using Enable/Disable Bookland EAN on page 13-8, select one of the following
formats for Bookland data:
• Bookland ISBN-10 - The scanner reports Bookland data starting with 978 in traditional 10-digit format with
the special Bookland check digit for backward-compatibility. Data starting with 979 is not considered
Bookland in this mode.
• Bookland ISBN-13 - The scanner reports Bookland data (starting with either 978 or 979) as EAN-13 in
13-digit format to meet the 2007 ISBN-13 protocol.
*Bookland ISBN-10
(00h)
Bookland ISBN-13
(01h)
NOTE
For Bookland EAN to function properly, first enable Bookland EAN using Enable/Disable Bookland EAN
on page 13-8, then select either Decode UPC/EAN Supplementals, Autodiscriminate UPC/EAN
Supplementals, or Enable 978/979 Supplemental Mode in Decode UPC/EAN Supplementals on page
13-9.
Symbologies 13 - 21
UCC Coupon Extended Code
Enable this parameter to decode UPC-A bar codes starting with digit ‘5’, EAN-13 bar codes starting with digit ‘99’,
and UPC-A/EAN-128 coupon codes. UPC-A, EAN-13, and EAN-128 must be enabled to scan all types of
coupon codes.
Enable UCC Coupon Extended Code
*Disable UCC Coupon Extended Code
NOTE
Use UPC/EAN Supplemental Redundancy on page 13-12 to control autodiscrimination of the EAN-128
(right half) of a coupon code
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Code 128
Enable/Disable Code 128
To enable or disable Code 128, scan the appropriate bar code below.
*Enable Code 128
Disable Code 128
Set Lengths for Code 128
Parameter # L1 = D1h, L2 = D2h
The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s)
the code contains. Set lengths for Code 128 to any length, one or two discrete lengths, or lengths within a specific
range.
NOTE
When setting lengths for different bar code types, enter a leading zero for single digit numbers.
• One Discrete Length - Select this option to decode only Code 128 symbols containing a selected length.
Select the length using the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes. For example, to decode
only Code 128 symbols with 14 characters, scan Code 128 - One Discrete Length, then scan 1 followed by
4. To correct an error or change the selection, scan Cancel on page D-3.
• Two Discrete Lengths - Select this option to decode only Code 128 symbols containing either of two
selected lengths. Select lengths using the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes. For
example, to decode only Code 128 symbols containing either 2 or 14 characters, select Code 128 - Two
Discrete Lengths, then scan 0, 2, 1, and then 4. To correct an error or change the selection, scan
Cancel on page D-3.
• Length Within Range - Select this option to decode a Code 128 symbol with a specific length range.
Select lengths using numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes. For example, to decode
Code 128 symbols containing between 4 and 12 characters, first scan Code 128 - Length Within Range.
Then scan 0, 4, 1, and 2 (enter a leading zero for single digit numbers). To correct an error or change the
selection, scan Cancel on page D-3.
• Any Length - Select this option to decode Code 128 symbols containing any number of characters within the
digital scanner’s capability.
Symbologies 13 - 23
Set Lengths for Code 128 (continued)
Code 128 - One Discrete Length
Code 128 - Two Discrete Lengths
Code 128 - Length Within Range
*Code 128 - Any Length
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Enable/Disable GS1-128 (formerly UCC/EAN-128)
To enable or disable GS1-128, scan the appropriate bar code below.
*Enable GS1-128
Disable GS1-128
Enable/Disable ISBT 128
To enable or disable ISBT 128, scan the appropriate bar code below.
*Enable ISBT 128
Disable ISBT 128
Symbologies 13 - 25
Code 39
Enable/Disable Code 39
To enable or disable Code 39, scan the appropriate bar code below.
*Enable Code 39
Disable Code 39
Enable/Disable Trioptic Code 39
Trioptic Code 39 is a variant of Code 39 used for marking computer tape cartridges. Trioptic Code 39 symbols
always contain six characters. To enable or disable Trioptic Code 39, scan the appropriate bar code below.
Enable Trioptic Code 39
*Disable Trioptic Code 39
NOTE
You cannot enable Trioptic Code 39 and Code 39 Full ASCII simultaneously.
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Convert Code 39 to Code 32
Code 32 is a variant of Code 39 used by the Italian pharmaceutical industry. Scan the appropriate bar code below
to enable or disable converting Code 39 to Code 32.
NOTE
Code 39 must be enabled for this parameter to function.
Convert Code 39 to Code 32
(Enable)
*Do Not Convert Code 39 to Code 32
(Disable)
Code 32 Prefix
Scan the appropriate bar code to enable or disable adding the prefix character “A” to all Code 32 bar codes.
NOTE
Convert Code 39 to Code 32 must be enabled for this parameter to function.
Enable Code 32 Prefix
*Disable Code 32 Prefix
Symbologies 13 - 27
Set Lengths for Code 39
The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s)
the code contains. Set lengths for Code 39 for any length, one or two discrete lengths, or lengths within a specific
range. If Code 39 Full ASCII is enabled, Length Within a Range or Any Length are the preferred options.
NOTE
When setting lengths for different bar code types, enter a leading zero for single digit numbers.
One Discrete Length - This option allows the digital scanner to decode only those Code 39 symbols containing a
selected length. Use the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes to select the length. For example,
to decode only Code 39 symbols with 14 characters, scan Code 39 - One Discrete Length, then scan 1 followed
by 4. In case of an error, or to change the selection, scan Cancel on page D-3.
Two Discrete Lengths - This option allows the digital scanner to decode only those Code 39 symbols
containing either of two selected lengths. Use the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes to select
lengths. For example, to decode only Code 39 symbols containing either 2 or 14 characters, select Code 39 - Two
Discrete Lengths, then scan 0, 2, 1, and then 4. In case of an error, or to change the selection, scan Cancel
on page D-3.
Length Within Range - This option allows the digital scanner to decode a Code 39 symbol within a specific
length range. Use the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes to select the length range. For
example, to decode Code 39 symbols containing between 4 and 12 characters, first scan Code 39 - Length
Within Range. Then scan 0, 4, 1, and 2 (enter a leading zero for single digit numbers). In case of an error, or to
change the selection, scan Cancel on page D-3.
Any Length - This option allows the digital scanner to decode Code 39 symbols containing any number of
characters within the digital scanner’s capability.
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Set Lengths for Code 39 (continued)
Code 39 - One Discrete Length
Code 39 - Two Discrete Lengths
Code 39 - Length Within Range
Code 39 - Any Length
Symbologies 13 - 29
Code 39 Check Digit Verification
Enable this feature to check the integrity of all Code 39 symbols to verify that the data complies with a specified
check digit algorithm. The digital scanner decodes only those Code 39 symbols that include a modulo 43 check
digit. Enable this feature only if the Code 39 symbols contain a modulo 43 check digit.
Enable Code 39 Check Digit
*Disable Code 39 Check Digit
Transmit Code 39 Check Digit
Scan a bar code below to transmit Code 39 data with or without the check digit.
Transmit Code 39 Check Digit
(Enable)
*Do Not Transmit Code 39 Check Digit
(Disable)
NOTE
Code 39 Check Digit Verification must be enabled for this parameter to function.
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Code 39 Full ASCII Conversion
Code 39 Full ASCII is a variant of Code 39 that pairs characters to encode the full ASCII character set. To enable
or disable Code 39 Full ASCII, scan the appropriate bar code below.
Mapping Code 39 characters to ASCII values is host dependent. For keyboard wedge host conversion, see Table
6-2 on page 6-14. For RS-232 host conversion, see Table 7-4 on page 7-20. For USB host conversion, see Table
8-2 on page 8-11.
Enable Code 39 Full ASCII
*Disable Code 39 Full ASCII
NOTE
You cannot enable Trioptic Code 39 and Code 39 Full ASCII simultaneously.
Symbologies 13 - 31
Code 39 Buffering (Scan & Store)
This feature allows the digital scanner to accumulate data from multiple Code 39 symbols.
Select Buffer Code 39 to temporarily buffer all Code 39 symbols with a leading space as a first character for later
transmission. The leading space is not buffered. Since this feature affects Code 39 only, for best performance
configure the digital scanner to decode the Code 39 symbology only.
Decoding a valid Code 39 symbol with no leading space transmits in sequence all buffered data in a first-in first-out
format, plus the “triggering” symbol. See the following pages for further details.
Select Do Not Buffer Code 39 to transmit all decoded Code 39 symbols immediately without storing in the buffer.
Buffer Code 39
(Enable)
*Do Not Buffer Code 39
(Disable)
While there is data in the transmission buffer, you cannot select Do Not Buffer Code 39. The buffer holds 200
bytes of information.
To disable Code 39 buffering when there is data in the transmission buffer, first force the buffer transmission (see
Transmitting Buffer on page 13-32) or clear the buffer.
Buffering Data
To buffer data, enable Code 39 buffering and read a Code 39 symbol with a space immediately following the start
pattern.
• Unless the data overflows the transmission buffer, the digital scanner issues a low-high beep to indicate
successful decode and buffering. For overflow conditions, see Overfilling Transmission Buffer.
• The digital scanner adds the decoded data excluding the leading space to the transmission buffer.
• No transmission occurs.
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Clearing Transmission Buffer
To clear the transmission buffer, scan the Clear Buffer bar code below, which contains only a start character, a
dash (minus), and a stop character. The digital scanner issues a short high-low-high beep and erases the
transmission buffer.
Clear Buffer
NOTE
Because the Clear Buffer bar code contains only the dash (minus) character, set the Code 39 length to
include length 1 before scanning this bar code.
Transmitting Buffer
There are two methods to transmit the Code 39 buffer:
• Scan the Transmit Buffer bar code, which includes only a start character, a plus (+), and a stop character.
The digital scanner transmits and clears the buffer, and issues a low-high beep.
Transmit Buffer
• Scan a Code 39 bar code with a leading character other than a space. The digital scanner appends the new
decode data to the buffered data, transmits and clears the buffer, and issues a low-high beep to signal that
the buffer was transmitted.
NOTE
Because the Transmit Buffer bar code contains only a plus (+) character, set the Code 39 length to
include length 1 before scanning this bar code.
Overfilling Transmission Buffer
The Code 39 buffer holds 200 characters. If the symbol just read overflows the transmission buffer, the digital
scanner issues three long high beeps to indicate it rejected the symbol, and no transmission occurs. The data in
the buffer is not affected.
Attempt to Transmit an Empty Buffer
If the symbol just read was the Transmit Buffer symbol and the Code 39 buffer is empty, the digital scanner issues
a short low-high-low beep to signal that the buffer is empty, and no transmission occurs. The buffer remains empty.
Symbologies 13 - 33
Code 93
Enable/Disable Code 93
To enable or disable Code 93, scan the appropriate bar code below.
Enable Code 93
*Disable Code 93
Set Lengths for Code 93
The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s)
the code contains. Set lengths for Code 93 for any length, one or two discrete lengths, or lengths within a specific
range.
One Discrete Length - This option allows the digital scanner to decode only those Code 93 symbols containing a
selected length. Use the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes to select the length. For example,
to decode only Code 93 symbols with 14 characters, scan Code 93 - One Discrete Length, then scan 1 followed
by 4. In case of an error, or to change the selection, scan Cancel on page D-3.
Two Discrete Lengths - This option allows the digital scanner to decode only those Code 93 symbols
containing either of two selected lengths. Use the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes to select
lengths. For example, to decode only Code 93 symbols containing either 2 or 14 characters, select Code 93 - Two
Discrete Lengths, then scan 0, 2, 1, and then 4. In case of an error, or to change the selection, scan Cancel
on page D-3.
Length Within Range - This option allows the digital scanner to decode a Code 93 symbol within a specific
length range. Use the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes to select the length range. For
example, to decode Code 93 symbols containing between 4 and 12 characters, first scan Code 93 - Length
Within Range. Then scan 0, 4, 1, and 2 (insert a leading zero for single digit numbers). In case of an error, or to
change the selection, scan Cancel on page D-3.
Any Length - This option allows the digital scanner to decode Code 93 symbols containing any number of
characters within the digital scanner’s capability.
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Set Lengths for Code 93 (continued)
Code 93 - One Discrete Length
Code 93 - Two Discrete Lengths
Code 93 - Length Within Range
Code 93 - Any Length
Symbologies 13 - 35
Code 11
Code 11
To enable or disable Code 11, scan the appropriate bar code below.
Enable Code 11
*Disable Code 11
Set Lengths for Code 11
The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s)
the code contains. Set lengths for Code 11 for any length, one or two discrete lengths, or lengths within a specific
range.
One Discrete Length - This option allows the digital scanner to decode only those Code 11 symbols containing a
selected length. Use the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes to select the length. For example,
to decode only Code 11 symbols with 14 characters, scan Code 11 - One Discrete Length, then scan 1 followed
by 4. In case of an error, or to change the selection, scan Cancel on page D-3.
Two Discrete Lengths - This option allows the digital scanner to decode only those Code 11 symbols
containing either of two selected lengths. Use the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes to select
lengths. For example, to decode only Code 11 symbols containing either 2 or 14 characters, select Code 11 - Two
Discrete Lengths, then scan 0, 2, 1, and then 4. In case of an error, or to change the selection, scan Cancel
on page D-3.
Length Within Range - This option allows the digital scanner to decode a Code 11 symbol within a specific
length range. Use the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes to select the length range. For
example, to decode Code 11 symbols containing between 4 and 12 characters, first scan Code 11 - Length
Within Range. Then scan 0, 4, 1, and 2 (insert a leading zero for single digit numbers). In case of an error, or to
change the selection, scan Cancel on page D-3.
Any Length - This option allows the digital scanner to decode Code 11 symbols containing any number of
characters within the digital scanner’s capability.
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Set Lengths for Code 11 (continued)
Code 11 - One Discrete Length
Code 11 - Two Discrete Lengths
Code 11 - Length Within Range
Code 11 - Any Length
Symbologies 13 - 37
Code 11 Check Digit Verification
Enable this feature to check the integrity of all Code 11 symbols to verify that the data complies with the specified
check digit algorithm. This selects the check digit mechanism for the decoded Code 11 bar code. The options are
to check for one check digit, check for two check digits, or disable the feature.
To enable this feature, scan the bar code below corresponding to the number of check digits encoded in the Code
11 symbols.
*Disable
One Check Digit
Two Check Digits
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Transmit Code 11 Check Digits
This feature selects whether or not to transmit the Code 11 check digit(s).
Transmit Code 11 Check Digit(s)
(Enable)
*Do Not Transmit Code 11 Check Digit(s)
(Disable)
NOTE
Code 11 Check Digit Verification must be enabled for this parameter to function.
Symbologies 13 - 39
Interleaved 2 of 5 (I 2 of 5)
Enable/Disable Interleaved 2 of 5
To enable or disable Interleaved 2 of 5, scan the appropriate bar code below, and select an Interleaved 2 of 5
length.
*Enable Interleaved 2 of 5
Disable Interleaved 2 of 5
Set Lengths for Interleaved 2 of 5
The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s)
the code contains. Set lengths for I 2 of 5 for any length, one or two discrete lengths, or lengths within a specific
range.
One Discrete Length - This option allows the digital scanner to decode only those I 2 of 5 symbols containing a
selected length. Use the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes to select the length. For example,
to decode only I 2 of 5 symbols with 14 characters, scan I 2 of 5 - One Discrete Length, then scan 1 followed by
4. In case of an error, or to change the selection, scan Cancel on page D-3.
Two Discrete Lengths - This option allows the digital scanner to decode only those I 2 of 5 symbols
containing either of two selected lengths. Use the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes to select
lengths. For example, to decode only I 2 of 5 symbols containing either 2 or 14 characters, select I 2 of 5 - Two
Discrete Lengths, then scan 0, 2, 1, and then 4. In case of an error, or to change the selection, scan Cancel
on page D-3.
Length Within Range - This option allows the digital scanner to decode an I 2 of 5 symbol within a specific
length range. Use the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes to select the length range. For
example, to decode I 2 of 5 symbols containing between 4 and 12 characters, first scan I 2 of 5 - Length Within
Range. Then scan 0, 4, 1, and 2 (insert a leading zero for single digit numbers). In case of an error, or to change
the selection, scan Cancel on page D-3.
Any Length - This option allows the digital scanner to decode I 2 of 5 symbols containing any number of
characters within the digital scanner’s capability.
NOTE
Due to the construction of the I 2 of 5 symbology, the digital scanner can interpret a scan line covering
only a portion of the code as a complete scan, yielding less data than is encoded in the bar code. To
prevent this, select specific lengths (I 2 of 5 - One Discrete Length, Two Discrete Lengths) for I 2 of 5
applications.
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Set Lengths for Interleaved 2 of 5 (continued)
I 2 of 5 - One Discrete Length
I 2 of 5 - Two Discrete Lengths
I 2 of 5 - Length Within Range
I 2 of 5 - Any Length
Symbologies 13 - 41
I 2 of 5 Check Digit Verification
Enable this feature to check the integrity of all I 2 of 5 symbols to verify that the data complies with either the
specified Uniform Symbology Specification (USS), or the Optical Product Code Council (OPCC) check digit
algorithm.
*Disable
USS Check Digit
OPCC Check Digit
Transmit I 2 of 5 Check Digit
Scan the appropriate bar code below to transmit I 2 of 5 data with or without the check digit.
Transmit I 2 of 5 Check Digit
(Enable)
*Do Not Transmit I 2 of 5 Check Digit
(Disable)
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Convert I 2 of 5 to EAN-13
This parameter converts a 14 character I 2 of 5 code into EAN-13, and transmits to the host as EAN-13. Before
enabling this, first enable the I 2 of 5 symbology. The code must include a leading zero and a valid EAN-13 check
digit.
To enable this feature, scan Convert I 2 of 5 to EAN-13 (Enable).
Convert I 2 of 5 to EAN-13
(Enable)
*Do Not Convert I 2 of 5 to EAN-13
(Disable)
Symbologies 13 - 43
Discrete 2 of 5 (D 2 of 5)
Enable/Disable Discrete 2 of 5
To enable or disable Discrete 2 of 5, scan the appropriate bar code below.
Enable Discrete 2 of 5
*Disable Discrete 2 of 5
Set Lengths for Discrete 2 of 5
The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s)
the code contains. Set lengths for D 2 of 5 for any length, one or two discrete lengths, or lengths within a specific
range.
One Discrete Length - This option allows the digital scanner to decode only those D 2 of 5 symbols containing a
selected length. Use the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes to select the length. For example,
to decode only D 2 of 5 symbols with 14 characters, scan D 2 of 5 - One Discrete Length, then scan 1 followed by
4. In case of an error, or to change the selection, scan Cancel on page D-3.
Two Discrete Lengths - This option allows the digital scanner to decode only those D 2 of 5 symbols
containing either of two selected lengths. Use the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes to select
lengths. For example, to decode only D 2 of 5 symbols containing either 2 or 14 characters, select D 2 of 5 - Two
Discrete Lengths, then scan 0, 2, 1, and then 4. In case of an error, or to change the selection, scan Cancel
on page D-3.
Length Within Range - This option allows the digital scanner to decode a D 2 of 5 symbol within a specific
length range. Use the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes to select the length range. For
example, to decode D 2 of 5 symbols containing between 4 and 12 characters, first scan D 2 of 5 - Length
Within Range. Then scan 0, 4, 1, and 2 (insert a leading zero for single digit numbers). In case of an error, or to
change the selection, scan Cancel on page D-3.
Any Length - This option allows the digital scanner to decode D 2 of 5 symbols containing any number of
characters within the digital scanner’s capability.
NOTE
Due to the construction of the D 2 of 5 symbology, the digital scanner can interpret a scan line covering
only a portion of the code as a complete scan, yielding less data than is encoded in the bar code. To
prevent this, select specific lengths (D 2 of 5 - One Discrete Length, Two Discrete Lengths) for D 2 of 5
applications.
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Set Lengths for Discrete 2 of 5 (continued)
D 2 of 5 - One Discrete Length
D 2 of 5 - Two Discrete Lengths
D 2 of 5 - Length Within Range
D 2 of 5 - Any Length
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Codabar (NW - 7)
Enable/Disable Codabar
To enable or disable Codabar, scan the appropriate bar code below.
Enable Codabar
*Disable Codabar
Set Lengths for Codabar
The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s)
the code contains. Set lengths for Codabar for any length, one or two discrete lengths, or lengths within a specific
range.
One Discrete Length - This option allows the digital scanner to decode only those Codabar symbols containing a
selected length. Use the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes to select the length. For example,
to decode only Codabar symbols with 14 characters, scan Codabar - One Discrete Length, then scan 1 followed
by 4. In case of an error, or to change the selection, scan Cancel on page D-3.
Two Discrete Lengths - This option allows the digital scanner to decode only those Codabar symbols
containing either of two selected lengths. Use the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes to select
lengths. For example, to decode only Codabar symbols containing either 2 or 14 characters, select Codabar - Two
Discrete Lengths, then scan 0, 2, 1, and then 4. In case of an error, or to change the selection, scan Cancel
on page D-3.
Length Within Range - This option allows the digital scanner to decode a Codabar symbol within a specific
length range. Use the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes to select the length range. For
example, to decode Codabar symbols containing between 4 and 12 characters, first scan Codabar - Length
Within Range. Then scan 0, 4, 1, and 2 (insert a leading zero for single digit numbers). In case of an error, or to
change the selection, scan Cancel on page D-3.
Any Length - This option allows the digital scanner to decode Codabar symbols containing any number of
characters within the digital scanner’s capability.
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Set Lengths for Codabar (continued)
Codabar - One Discrete Length
Codabar - Two Discrete Lengths
Codabar - Length Within Range
Codabar - Any Length
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CLSI Editing
Enable this parameter to strip the start and stop characters and insert a space after the first, fifth, and tenth
characters of a 14-character Codabar symbol. Enable this feature if the host system requires this data format.
Symbol length does not include start and stop characters.
Enable CLSI Editing
*Disable CLSI Editing
NOTIS Editing
Enable this parameter to strip the start and stop characters from a decoded Codabar symbol. Enable this feature if
the host system requires this data format.
Enable NOTIS Editing
*Disable NOTIS Editing
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MSI
Enable/Disable MSI
To enable or disable MSI, scan the appropriate bar code below.
Enable MSI
*Disable MSI
Set Lengths for MSI
The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s)
the code contains. Set lengths for MSI for any length, one or two discrete lengths, or lengths within a specific
range.
One Discrete Length - This option allows the digital scanner to decode only those MSI symbols containing a
selected length. Use the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes to select the length. For example,
to decode only MSI symbols with 14 characters, scan MSI - One Discrete Length, then scan 1 followed by 4. In
case of an error, or to change the selection, scan Cancel on page D-3.
Two Discrete Lengths - This option allows the digital scanner to decode only those MSI symbols containing
either of two selected lengths. Use the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes to select lengths.
For example, to decode only MSI symbols containing either 2 or 14 characters, select MSI - Two Discrete
Lengths, then scan 0, 2, 1, and then 4. In case of an error, or to change the selection, scan Cancel on page
D-3.
Length Within Range - This option allows the digital scanner to decode an MSI symbol within a specific
length range. Use the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes to select the length range. For
example, to decode MSI symbols containing between 4 and 12 characters, first scan MSI - Length Within
Range. Then scan 0, 4, 1, and 2 (insert a leading zero for single digit numbers). In case of an error, or to change
the selection, scan Cancel on page D-3.
Any Length - This option allows the digital scanner to decode MSI symbols containing any number of characters
within the digital scanner’s capability.
NOTE
Due to the construction of the MSI symbology, the digital scanner can interpret a scan line covering only a
portion of the code as a complete scan, yielding less data than is encoded in the bar code. To prevent this,
select specific lengths (MSI - One Discrete Length, Two Discrete Lengths) for MSI applications.
Symbologies 13 - 49
Set Lengths for MSI (continued)
MSI - One Discrete Length
MSI - Two Discrete Lengths
MSI - Length Within Range
MSI - Any Length
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MSI Check Digits
With MSI symbols, one check digit is mandatory and always verified by the reader. The second check digit is
optional. If the MSI codes include two check digits, enable the verification of the second check digit by scanning the
bar code below.
See MSI Check Digit Algorithm on page 13-51 for the selection of second digit algorithms.
*One MSI Check Digit
Two MSI Check Digits
Transmit MSI Check Digit(s)
Scan a bar code below to transmit MSI data with or without the check digit.
Transmit MSI Check Digit(s)
(Enable)
*Do Not Transmit MSI Check Digit(s)
(Disable)
Symbologies 13 - 51
MSI Check Digit Algorithm
Two algorithms are possible for the verification of the second MSI check digit. Select the bar code below
corresponding to the algorithm used to encode the check digit.
MOD 10/MOD 11
*MOD 10/MOD 10
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Inverse 1D
This parameter sets the 1D inverse decoder setting. Options are:
• Regular Only - the scanner decodes regular 1D bar codes only.
• Inverse Only - the scanner decodes inverse 1D bar codes only.
• Inverse Autodetect - the scanner decodes both regular and inverse 1D bar codes.
*Regular
(00h)
Inverse Only
(01h)
Inverse Autodetect
(02h)
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Postal Codes
US Postnet
To enable or disable US Postnet, scan the appropriate bar code below.
*Enable US Postnet
Disable US Postnet
US Planet
To enable or disable US Planet, scan the appropriate bar code below.
*Enable US Planet
Disable US Planet
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UK Postal
To enable or disable UK Postal, scan the appropriate bar code below.
*Enable UK Postal
Disable UK Postal
Transmit UK Postal Check Digit
Select whether to transmit UK Postal data with or without the check digit.
*Transmit UK Postal
Check Digit
Do Not Transmit UK Postal Check Digit
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Japan Postal
To enable or disable Japan Postal, scan the appropriate bar code below.
*Enable Japan Postal
Disable Japan Postal
Australian Postal
To enable or disable Australian Postal, scan the appropriate bar code below.
*Enable Australian Postal
Disable Australian Postal
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Dutch Postal
To enable or disable Dutch Postal, scan the appropriate bar code below.
*Enable Dutch Postal
Disable Dutch Postal
4State Postal
To enable or disable 4State Postal, scan the appropriate bar code below.
Enable 4State Postal
(01h)
*Disable 4State Postal
(00h)
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Post US4
To enable or disable Post US$, scan the appropriate bar code below.
Enable Post US4
(01h)
*Disable Post US4
(00h)
Transmit US Postal Check Digit
Select whether to transmit US Postal data with or without the check digit.
*Transmit US Postal Check Digit
Do Not Transmit US Postal Check Digit
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GS1 DataBar (formerly RSS - Reduced Space Symbology)
The variants of GS1 DataBar are DataBar-14, DataBar Expanded, and DataBar Limited. The limited and expanded
versions have stacked variants. Scan the appropriate bar codes to enable or disable each variant of GS1 DataBar.
GS1 DataBar-14
*Enable GS1 DataBar-14
Disable GS1 DataBar-14
GS1 DataBar Limited
*Enable GS1 DataBar Limited
Disable GS1 DataBar Limited
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GS1 DataBar Expanded
*Enable GS1 DataBar Expanded
Disable GS1 DataBar Expanded
Convert GS1 DataBar to UPC/EAN
This parameter only applies to DataBar-14 and GS1 DataBar Limited symbols not decoded as part of a composite
symbol. Enable this conversion to strip the leading '010' from DataBar-14 and GS1 DataBar Limited symbols
encoding a single zero as the first digit, and report the bar code as EAN-13.
When the digital scanner decodes bar codes beginning with two or more zeros but not six zeros, it strips the
leading '0100' and reports the bar code as UPC-A. The UPC-A Preamble parameter to transmit the system
character and country code applies to converted bar codes. Note that the digital scanner cannot strip the system
character or the check digit.
Enable Convert GS1 DataBar to UPC/EAN
*Disable Convert GS1 DataBar to UPC/EAN
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Composite
Composite CC-C
Scan a bar code below to enable or disable Composite bar codes of type CC-C.
Enable CC-C
*Disable CC-C
Composite CC-A/B
Scan a bar code below to enable or disable Composite bar codes of type CC-A/B.
Enable CC-A/B
*Disable CC-A/B
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Composite TLC-39
Scan a bar code below to enable or disable Composite bar codes of type TLC-39.
Enable TLC39
*Disable TLC39
UPC Composite Mode
Select an option for linking UPC symbols with a 2D symbol during transmission as if they were one symbol:
• Select UPC Never Linked to transmit UPC bar codes regardless of whether a 2D symbol is detected.
• Select UPC Always Linked to transmit UPC bar codes and the 2D portion.
If 2D is not present, the UPC bar code does not transmit.
• If Autodiscriminate UPC Composites is selected, the scanner determines if there is a 2D portion, then
transmits the UPC as well as the 2D portion if present.
UPC Never Linked
*UPC Always Linked
Autodiscriminate UPC Composites
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GS1-128 Emulation Mode for UCC/EAN Composite Codes
Scan one of the following bar codes to enable or disable this mode. Enable this to transmit composite bar codes as
GS1-128 bar codes as per the AIM specification for UCC/EAN Composite Codes.
Enable GS1-128 Emulation Mode for
UCC/EAN Composite Codes
*Disable GS1-128 Emulation Mode for
UCC/EAN Composite Codes
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2D Symbologies
Enable/Disable PDF417
To enable or disable PDF417, scan the appropriate bar code below.
*Enable PDF417
Disable PDF417
Enable/Disable MicroPDF417
To enable or disable MicroPDF417, scan the appropriate bar code below.
Enable MicroPDF417
*Disable MicroPDF417
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Code 128 Emulation
Enable this parameter to transmits data from certain MicroPDF417 symbols as if it was encoded in Code 128
symbols. Transmit AIM Symbology Identifiers must be enabled for this parameter to work.
Enable Code 128 Emulation to transmit these MicroPDF417 symbols with one of the following prefixes:
]C1
if the first codeword is 903-905
]C2
if the first codeword is 908 or 909
]C0
if the first codeword is 910 or 911
Disable Code 128 Emulation to transmit these MicroPDF417 symbols with one of the following prefixes:
]L3
if the first codeword is 903-905
]L4
if the first codeword is 908 or 909
]L5
if the first codeword is 910 or 911
Scan a bar code below to enable or disable Code 128 Emulation.
NOTE
Linked MicroPDF codewords 906, 907, 912, 914, and 915 are not supported. Use GS1 Composites
instead.
Enable Code 128 Emulation
*Disable Code 128 Emulation
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Data Matrix
To enable or disable Data Matrix, scan the appropriate bar code below.
*Enable Data Matrix
Disable Data Matrix
Data Matrix Inverse
This parameter sets the Data Matrix inverse decoder setting. Options are:
• Regular Only - the scanner decodes regular Data Matrix bar codes only.
• Inverse Only - the scanner decodes inverse Data Matrix bar codes only.
• Inverse Autodetect - the scanner decodes both regular and inverse Data Matrix bar codes.
NOTE
If you enable DPM Scanning on page 5-5, the scanner behaves as if the Inverse Autodetect setting is
selected. When you disable DPM Scanning, the previous (user-selected) Data Matrix Inverse setting
remains in effect.
*Regular
(00h)
Inverse Only
(01h)
Inverse Autodetect
(02h)
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Maxicode
To enable or disable Maxicode, scan the appropriate bar code below.
*Enable Maxicode
Disable Maxicode
QR Code
To enable or disable QR Code, scan the appropriate bar code below.
*Enable QR Code
Disable QR Code
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MicroQR
To enable or disable MicroQR, scan the appropriate bar code below.
*Enable MicroQR
(01h)
Disable MicroQR
(00h)
QR Inverse
This parameter sets the QR inverse decoder setting. Options are:
• Regular Only - the scanner decodes regular QR bar codes only.
• Inverse Only - the scanner decodes inverse QR bar codes only.
• Inverse Autodetect - the scanner decodes both regular and inverse QR bar codes.
*Regular
(00h)
Inverse Only
(01h)
Inverse Autodetect
(02h)
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Aztec
To enable or disable Aztec, scan the appropriate bar code below.
*Enable Aztec
(01h)
Disable Aztec
(00h)
Aztec Inverse
This parameter sets the Aztec inverse decoder setting. Options are:
• Regular Only - the scanner decodes regular Aztec bar codes only.
• Inverse Only - the scanner decodes inverse Aztec bar codes only.
• Inverse Autodetect - the scanner decodes both regular and inverse Aztec bar codes.
*Regular
(00h)
Inverse Only
(01h)
Inverse Autodetect
(02h)
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Redundancy Level
The digital scanner offers four levels of decode redundancy. Select higher redundancy levels for lower quality bar
codes. As redundancy levels increase, the digital scanner’s aggressiveness decreases.
Select the redundancy level appropriate for the bar code quality.
Redundancy Level 1
The digital scanner must successfully read the following code types twice before decode:
Code Type
Code Length
Codabar
8 characters or less
MSI
4 characters or less
D 2 of 5
8 characters or less
I 2 of 5
8 characters or less
Redundancy Level 2
The digital scanner must successfully read all code types twice before decode.
Redundancy Level 3
The digital scanner must successfully read code types other than the following twice before decode. It must read
the following codes three times:
Code Type
Code Length
MSI Plessey
4 characters or less
D 2 of 5
8 characters or less
I 2 of 5
8 characters or less
Codabar
8 characters or less
Redundancy Level 4
The digital scanner must successfully read all code types three times before decode.
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Redundancy Level (continued)
*Redundancy Level 1
Redundancy Level 2
Redundancy Level 3
Redundancy Level 4
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Security Level
The digital scanner offers four levels of decode security for UPC/EAN bar codes. Select higher security levels for
lower quality bar codes. There is an inverse relationship between security and decode speed, so be sure to choose
only that level of security necessary for the application.
Security Level 0
This default setting allows the digital scanner to operate fastest, while providing sufficient security in decoding
“in-spec” UPC/EAN bar codes.
Security Level 1
As bar code quality levels diminish, certain characters become prone to misdecodes before others (i.e., 1, 2, 7, 8).
If the digital scanner is misdecoding poorly printed bar codes, and the misdecodes are limited to these characters,
select this security level.
Security Level 2
If the digital scanner is misdecoding poorly printed bar codes, and the misdecodes are not limited to characters 1,
2, 7, and 8, select this security level.
Security Level 3
If the digital scanner is still misdecoding, select this security level. Be advised, selecting this option is an extreme
measure against misdecoding severely out of spec bar codes. Selecting this level of security can significantly
impair the decoding ability of the digital scanner. If this level of security is necessary, try to improve the quality of
the bar codes.
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Security Level (continued)
*Security Level 0
Security Level 1
Security Level 2
Security Level 3
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Intercharacter Gap Size
The Code 39 and Codabar symbologies have an intercharacter gap that is typically quite small. Due to various bar
code-printing technologies, this gap can grow larger than the maximum size allowed, preventing the digital scanner
from decoding the symbol. If this problem occurs, scan the Large Intercharacter Gaps parameter to tolerate these
out-of-specification bar codes.
*Normal Intercharacter Gaps
Large Intercharacter Gaps
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Macro PDF Features
Macro PDF is a special feature for concatenating multiple PDF symbols into one file. The digital scanner can
decode symbols that are encoded with this feature, and can store more than 64 kb of decoded data stored in up to
50 MacroPDF symbols.
CAUTION
When printing, keep each Macro PDF sequence separate, as each sequence has unique identifiers.
Do not mix bar codes from several Macro PDF sequences, even if they encode the same data. When
scanning Macro PDF sequences, scan the entire sequence without interruption. If, when scanning a
mixed sequence, the digital scanner emits two long low beeps (low-low) this indicates an inconsistent
file ID or inconsistent symbology error.
Flush Macro Buffer
This flushes the buffer of all decoded Macro PDF data stored to that point, transmits it to the host device, and
aborts from Macro PDF mode.
Flush Macro PDF Buffer
Abort Macro PDF Entry
This clears all currently-stored Macro PDF data in the buffer without transmission and aborts from Macro PDF
mode.
Abort Macro PDF Entry
Chapter 14 Miscellaneous Scanner Options
Introduction
This chapter includes bar codes to customize how data transmits to the host device. Also see each host chapter for
the appropriate host connections and host device features for the digital scanner. See Chapter 13, Symbologies
and Chapter 15, Advanced Data Formatting for more options for customizing how data transmits to the host.
Before programming, follow the instructions in Chapter 1, Getting Started.
The digital scanner ships with the settings shown in Table 14-1 (also see Appendix A, Standard Default Parameters
for all host and miscellaneous scanner defaults). If the default values suit requirements, programming is not
necessary. Set feature values by scanning single bar codes or short bar code sequences.
Scanning Sequence Examples
In most cases, scan only one bar code to set a parameter value. Other parameters, such as Prefix Value, require
scanning several bar codes in sequence. See the parameter description for this procedure.
Errors While Scanning
Unless otherwise specified, if you make an error during a scanning sequence, re-scan the correct parameter.
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Miscellaneous Default Parameters
Table 14-1 lists the defaults for miscellaneous scanner options parameters. To change an option, scan the
appropriate bar code(s) in this chapter.
NOTE
Table 14-1
See Appendix A, Standard Default Parameters for all user preference, host, symbology, and
miscellaneous default parameters.
Miscellaneous Scanner Options Default Table
Parameter
Default
Page
Number
Miscellaneous Scanner Options
Transmit Code ID Character
None
14-3
Prefix Value
7013 <CR><LF>
14-4
Suffix 1 Value
Suffix 2 Value
7013 <CR><LF>
14-4
Scan Data Transmission Format
Data As Is
14-5
FN1 Substitution Values
Set FN1 Substitution
Value
14-6
Transmit “No Read” Message
Disable No Read
14-7
Report Version
14-7
Miscellaneous Scanner Options 14 - 3
Miscellaneous Scanner Parameters
Transmit Code ID Character
A code ID character identifies the code type of a scanned bar code. This is useful when the digital scanner is
decoding more than one code type. Select a code ID character to insert between the prefix and the decoded
symbol.
Select no code ID character, a Symbol code ID character, or an AIM code ID character. For code ID characters,
see Symbol Code Identifiers on page B-1 and AIM Code Identifiers on page B-3.
NOTE
If you enable Symbol Code ID Character or AIM Code ID Character, and enable Transmit “No Read”
Message on page 14-7, the scanner appends the code ID for Code 39 to the NR message.
Symbol Code ID Character
AIM Code ID Character
*None
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Prefix/Suffix Values
To assign a prefix and/or one or two suffix values to append to scan data for use in data editing, scan the
appropriate bar code, then scan a four-digit number (i.e., four numeric bar codes) from Appendix D, Numeric Bar
Codes that corresponds to key codes for various terminals. For conversion information, see the ASCII Character
Set tables in the appropriate host chapter. To correct an error or change the selection, scan Cancel on page D-3.
NOTE
To use Prefix/Suffix values, set the Scan Data Transmission Format.
Scan Prefix
Scan Suffix 1
Scan Suffix 2
Data Format Cancel
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Scan Data Transmission Format
To change the scan data format, scan one of the following bar codes corresponding to the desired format.
NOTE
If using this parameter do not use ADF rules to set the prefix/suffix.
To set values for the prefix and/or suffix, see Prefix/Suffix Values on page 14-4.
*Data As Is
<DATA> <SUFFIX 1>
<DATA> <SUFFIX 2>
<DATA> <SUFFIX 1> <SUFFIX 2>
<PREFIX> <DATA >
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Scan Data Transmission Format (continued)
<PREFIX> <DATA> <SUFFIX 1>
<PREFIX> <DATA> <SUFFIX 2>
<PREFIX> <DATA> <SUFFIX 1> <SUFFIX 2>
FN1 Substitution Values
The keyboard wedge and USB HID keyboard hosts support a FN1 Substitution feature. Enable this to replace any
FN1 character (0x1b) in an EAN128 bar code with a defined value. This value defaults to 7013 (Enter Key).
1.
To select a FN1 substitution value, scan the following bar code.
Set FN1 Substitution Value
2.
Enter the 4-digit FN1 substitution (ASCII) value by scanning each digit in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes. See
the ASCII Character Set table for the host interface.
To correct an error or change the selection, scan Cancel on page D-3.
To enable FN1 Substitution for keyboard wedge, scan the Enable Keyboard Wedge FN1 Substitution bar code on
page 6-11.
To enable FN1 Substitution for the USB HID keyboard, scan the Enable USB Keyboard FN1 Substitution bar code
on page 8-9.
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Transmit “No Read” Message
Scan one of the following bar codes to select whether or not to transmit a “No Read” message. Enable this to
transmit the characters NR when a bar code does not decode. Disable this to transmit nothing to the host if a
symbol does not decode.
NOTE
If you enable Transmit No Read, and also enable Symbol Code ID Character or AIM Code ID Character
for Transmit Code ID Character on page 14-3, the scanner appends the code ID for Code 39 to the NR
message.
Enable No Read
*Disable No Read
Report Version
Scan the bar code below to report the version of software installed in the digital scanner.
Report Software Version
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Chapter 15 Advanced Data Formatting
Introduction
Advanced Data Formatting (ADF) is a means of customizing data before transmission to the host device to suit
particular requirements.
To implement ADF, scan a related series of bar codes which begin on page 15-8, or use the 123Scan utility (see
Chapter 12, 123Scan) which allows programming the digital scanner with ADF rules.
Avoid using ADF formatting with bar codes containing more than 60 characters. To add a prefix or suffix value for
such bar codes, use Prefix/Suffix Values and Scan Data Transmission Format on page 14-5. Using ADF with
longer bar codes transmits the bar code in segments of length 252 or less (depending on the host selected), and
applies the rule to each segment.
NOTE
If using the wand interface with the digital scanner, in order to use ADF rules to format data, first enable
Convert All to Code 39 on page 10-7.
Rules: Criteria Linked to Actions
ADF uses rules to customize data. These rules perform detailed actions when the data meets certain criteria. One
rule may consist of single or multiple criteria applied to single or multiple actions.
For instance, a data formatting rule could be:
Criteria:
When scan data is Code 39, length 12, and data at the start position is
the string “129”,
Actions:
pad all sends with zeros to length 8,
send all data up to X,
send a space.
If the digital scanner scans a Code 39 bar code of 1299X1559828, it transmits the following: 00001299<space>.
If the digital scanner scans a Code 39 bar code of 1299X15598, it ignores this rule because the bar code didn’t
meet the length criteria.
The rule specifies the editing conditions and requirements before data transmission occurs.
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Creating ADF Rules
When programming a rule, make sure the rule is logically correct. Plan ahead before scanning.
To program each data formatting rule:
• Start the Rule. Scan Begin New Rule on page 15-8.
• Specify Criteria. Scan the bar codes for all pertinent criteria. Criteria can include code type (e.g., Code 128),
code length, or data that contains a specific character string (e.g., the digits “129”). See Criteria on page
15-11 for options.
• Select Actions. Scan all actions related to, or affecting, these criteria. The actions of a rule specify how to
format the data for transmission. See Actions on page 15-27.
• Save the Rule. Scan Save Rule on page 15-8. This places the rule in the “top” position in the rule buffer.
To erase criteria, actions, and entire rules, scan the appropriate bar code on page 15-9.
Beeper Definitions on page 2-2 guide through the programming steps.
ADF Programming Example
This section provides an example of how to enter ADF rules to use for scan data.
An auto parts distribution center wants to encode manufacturer ID, part number, and destination code into their
own Code 128 bar codes. The distribution center also has products that carry UPC bar codes, placed there by the
manufacturer. The Code 128 bar codes have the following format:
MMMMMPPPPPDD
Where:
M = Manufacturer ID
P = Part Number
D = Destination Code
The distribution center uses a host computer with dedicated control characters for manufacturer ID <CTRL M>,
part number <CTRL P>, and destination code <CTRL D>. At this center the UPC data is treated as a manufacturer
ID code.
The center programs the following rules:
• When scanning data of code type Code 128, send the next 5 characters, send the manufacturer ID key
<CTRL M>, send the next 5 characters, send the part number key <CTRL P>, send the next 2 characters,
send the destination code key <CTRL D>.
• When scanning data of code type UPC/EAN, send all data, send the manufacturer ID key <CTRL M>.
To enter these rules, see the following section.
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Rule 1: The Code 128 Scanning Rule
Step
Scan Bar Code
On Page
Beep Indication
1
Begin New Rule
15-8
High High
2
Code 128
15-11
High High
3
Send next 5 characters
15-28
High High
4
Send <CTRL M>
15-48
High High
5
Send next 5 characters
15-28
High High
6
Send <CTRL P>
15-48
High High
7
Send next 2 characters
15-27
High High
8
Send <CTRL D>
15-47
High High
9
Save Rule
15-8
High Low High Low
Rule 2: The UPC Scanning Rule
Step
Scan Bar Code
On Page
Beep Indication
1
Begin New Rule
15-8
High High
2
UPC/EAN
15-12
High High
3
Send all remaining data
15-27
High High
4
Send <CTRL M>
15-48
High High
5
Save Rule
15-8
High Low High Low
To correct any errors made while entering this rule, scan Quit Entering Rules on page 15-9, or after saving the rule,
scan Erase Previously Saved Rule on page 15-9.
Alternate Rule Sets
You can group ADF rules into one of four alternate sets to turn on and off when needed. This is useful to format the
same message in different ways. For example, a Code 128 bar code contains the following information:
Class (2 digits), Stock Number (8) digits, Price (5 digits)
This bar code might look like this:
245671243701500
where:
Class = 24
Stock Number = 56712437
Price = 01500
Ordinarily, data is sent as follows:
24 (class key)
56712437 (stock key)
01500 (enter key)
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But, when there is a sale, send only the following:
24 (class key)
56712437 (stock key)
and the cashier enters the price manually.
To implement this, first enter an ADF rule that applies to the normal situation, such as:
Scan Rule Belongs to Set 1. When scanning a bar code of length 15, send the next 2 characters, send the
class key, send the next 8 characters, send the stock key, send the data that remains, send the Enter key.
The “sale” rule may look like this:
Scan Rule Belongs to Set 2. When scanning a bar code of length 15, send the next 2 characters, send the
class key, send the next 8 characters, send the stock key.
To switch between the two sets of rules, program a “switching rule” to specify what type of bar code to scan to
switch between rule sets. For example, in the case of the “sale” rule above, the rule programmer wants the cashier
to scan the bar code “M” before a sale. To do this, enter the rule as follows:
When scanning a bar code of length 1 that begins with “M”, select rule set number 1.
Program another rule to switch back:
When scanning a bar code of length 1 that begins with “N”, turn off rule set number 1.
Or include the switching back to normal rules in the “sale” rule:
When scanning a bar code of length 15, send the next 2 characters, send the class key, send the next 8
characters, send the stock key, turn off rule set 1.
For optimal results, scan the Disable All Rule Sets on page 15-10 after programming a rule belonging to an
alternate rule set.
In addition to enabling and disabling rule sets within the rules, enable or disable them by scanning the appropriate
bar codes on page 15-10.
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Rules Hierarchy (in Bar Codes)
When programming rules, be sure to program the most general rule first, as rules are stored at the “top” of a rules
list in a buffer as they are entered. For example, if you create three rules, the list is configured as follows:
Third Rule
Second Rule
First Rule
After scanning data, the rules hierarchy checks the rules list from top to bottom to determine if the criteria matches
(and therefore, whether to apply the actions). Actions modify the data format specified by the first matching set of
criteria it finds, then disregard subsequent rules. For this reason, be sure to program the most general rule first.
For example, if the THIRD rule states:
When scanning a bar code of any length, send all data, then send the ENTER key.
and the SECOND rule states:
When scanning a Code 128 bar code of length 12, send the first four characters, then send the ENTER key,
then send all remaining data.
and you scan a Code 128 bar code of length 12, the THIRD rule applies and the SECOND rule does not function.
Note standard data editing functions (scan options) are considered ADF rules, and the previous hierarchy applies
to them. Scan options include prefix/suffix programming in the parameter Scan Data Transmission Format on page
14-5. These rules reside in the same “rule list” as ADF rules, so the order you create them is also important.
Default Rules
Every scanner has a default rule to send all scan data. Scanners with custom software may have one or more
default rules burned in. The rules hierarchy checks user programmable rules first, then the default rules. To disable
default rules enter the following general rule in the user programmable buffer:
When receiving scan data, send all data.
Since this rule always applies, ADF never applies the default rules.
Special Considerations for Multipoint Networks
ADF rules scanned by an individual scanner are NOT broadcast to other scanners in the piconet, as are other
parameters; however, ADF rules that 123Scan generates ARE broadcast to all scanners in the piconet. 123Scan
rules transmitted from the base are stored at the BEGINNING of the ADF rule buffer, regardless of the presence of
existing rules, while rules scanned by the scanner are appended to the existing buffer. For this reason, transmit
rules to be shared by all scanners from 123Scan FIRST. Then, scan rules to customize an individual scanner.
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ADF Bar Codes
Table 15-1 lists the bar codes available through ADF.
Table 15-1 ADF Bar Codes
Parameter
Page
Number
Special Commands
15-8
Pause Duration
15-8
Begin New Rule
15-8
Save Rule
15-8
Erase
15-9
Quit Entering Rules
15-9
Disable Rule Set
15-10
Criteria
15-11
Code Types
15-11
Code Lengths
15-18
1 Character - 6 Characters
15-18
7 Characters - 13 Characters
15-19
14 Characters - 20 Characters
15-20
21 Characters - 27 Characters
15-21
28 Characters - 30 Characters
15-22
Specific String at Start
15-23
Specific String, Any Location
15-23
Any Message OK
15-23
Numeric Keypad
15-24
Rule Belongs To Set
15-26
Actions
Send Data
15-27
15-27
Send Data Up To Character
15-27
Send Next Character
15-27
Send All Data That Remains
15-27
Send Next 2 Characters - Send Next 20 Characters
15-27
Move Cursor
15-31
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Table 15-1 ADF Bar Codes (Continued)
Parameter
Page
Number
Send Pause
15-31
Skip Ahead
15-32
Skip Back
15-33
Send Preset Value
15-35
Remove All Spaces
15-36
Crunch All Spaces
15-36
Stop Space Removal
15-36
Remove Leading Zeros
15-36
Stop Zero Removal
15-36
Pad Data with Spaces
15-37
Pad Data with Zeros
15-41
Beeps
15-46
Send Keystroke (Control Characters and Keyboard Characters)
15-46
Keyboard Characters
15-51
Send ALT Characters
15-65
Send Keypad Characters
15-70
Send Function Key
15-75
Send F1 Key - Send F24 Key
15-75
Send PF1 Key - Send PF30 Key
15-78
Send Right Control Key
15-82
Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters
15-83
Send GUI 0 - Send GUI 9
15-83
Send GUI A - Send GUI Z
15-84
Turn On Rule Sets
15-88
Alphanumeric Keyboard
15-90
Space - ‘
15-90
0-9
15-94
A-Z
15-95
Cancel
15-99
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Table 15-1 ADF Bar Codes (Continued)
Page
Number
Parameter
End of Message
15-99
a-z
15-99
{-~
15-103
Special Commands
Pause Duration
This parameter, along with Send Pause on page 15-31, inserts a pause in the data transmission. To set pauses
scan a two-digit number (i.e., two bar codes) representing a 0.1 second interval. For example, scan bar codes 0
and 1 to insert a 0.1 second pause; 0 and 5 to insert a 0.5 second delay. See Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes. To
correct an error or change a selection, scan Cancel on page D-3.
Pause Duration
Begin New Rule
Scan this bar code to start entering a new rule.
Begin New Rule
Save Rule
Scan this bar code to save the rule.
Save Rule
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Erase
Use these bar codes to erase criteria, actions, or rules.
Erase Criteria And Start Again
Erase Actions And Start Again
Erase Previously Saved Rule
Erase All Rules
Quit Entering Rules
Scan this bar code to quit entering rules.
Quit Entering Rules
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Disable Rule Set
Use these bar codes to disable rule sets.
Disable Rule Set 1
Disable Rule Set 2
Disable Rule Set 3
Disable Rule Set 4
Disable All Rule Sets
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Criteria
Code Types
Select any number of code types to be affected by the rule. Scan all selected code types in succession, prior to
selecting other criteria. To select all code types, do not scan any code type.
Code 39
Codabar
GS1 DataBar-14
GS1 DataBar Limited
GS1 DataBar Expanded
Code 128
D 2 OF 5
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Code Types (continued)
IATA 2 OF 5
I 2 OF 5
Code 93
UPC-A
UPC-E
EAN-8
EAN-13
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Code Types (continued)
MSI
GS1-128
UPC-E1
Bookland EAN
Trioptic Code 39
Code 11
Code 32
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Code Types (continued)
ISBT 128
EAN 128
Coupon Code
US Postnet
US Planet
UK Postal
Japan Postal
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Code Types (continued)
Australian Postal
Dutch Postal
4State Postal
Post US4
PDF417
MicroPDF
Macro PDF
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Code Types (continued)
Macro MicroPDF
MaxiCode
Data Matrix
QR Code
MicroQR
TLC 39
UPC/EAN Composites
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Code Types (continued)
GS1 DataBar and EAN128 Composites
Aztec
Aztec Rune
NOTE
When selecting composite bar codes, enable AIM IDs if parsing UPC or EAN composite data, or data from
an application that uses symbol separators.
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Code Lengths
Scan these bar codes to define the number of characters the selected code types must contain. Select one length
per rule only. Do not select any code length to select code types of any length.
1 Character
2 Characters
3 Characters
4 Characters
5 Characters
6 Characters
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Code Lengths (continued)
7 Characters
8 Characters
9 Characters
10 Characters
11 Characters
12 Characters
13 Characters
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Code Lengths (continued)
14 Characters
15 Characters
16 Characters
17 Characters
18 Characters
19 Characters
20 Characters
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Code Lengths (continued)
21 Characters
22 Characters
23 Characters
24 Characters
25 Characters
26 Characters
27 Characters
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Code Lengths (continued)
28 Characters
29 Characters
30 Characters
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Message Containing a Specific Data String
Use this feature to select whether formatting affects data that begins with a specific character or data string, or
contains a specific character or data string.
There are four features:
• Specific String at Start
• Specific String, Any Location
• Any Message OK
• Rule Belongs to Set.
Specific String at Start
To set a specific string at start:
1.
Scan the Specific String At Start bar code.
2.
Scan bar codes representing the desired character string (up to 8 characters) using the Alphanumeric
Keyboard on page 15-90.
3.
Scan End of Message on page 15-99.
Specific String At Start
Specific String, Any Location
To set a specific string, any location:
1.
Scan the Specific String Any Location bar code.
2.
Scan a two-digit number representing the position (use a leading zero if necessary) using the Numeric Keypad
on page 15-24.
3.
Scan bar codes representing the desired character string (up to 8 characters) using the Alphanumeric
Keyboard on page 15-90.
4.
Scan End of Message on page 15-99.
Specific String Any Location
Any Message OK
Do not scan any bar code to format all selected code types, regardless of information contained.
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Numeric Keypad
Do not confuse bar codes on this page with those on the alphanumeric keyboard.
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
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Numeric Keypad (continued)
7
8
9
Cancel
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Rule Belongs To Set
Scan a bar code to select the set to which a rule belongs. There are four possible rule sets. See Alternate Rule
Sets on page 15-3 for more information about rule sets.
Rule Belongs To Set 1
Rule Belongs To Set 2
Rule Belongs To Set 3
Rule Belongs To Set 4
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Actions
Select how to format the data for transmission.
Send Data
Send all data that follows, send all data up to a specific character selected from the Alphanumeric Keyboard on
page 15-90, or send the next X characters. Note that only bar codes for Send Next 1 to 20 appear here, and can
be scanned multiple times to send values greater then 20. For instance, to send the next 28 characters, scan Send
Next 20 Characters, then Send Next 8 Characters.
Send Data Up To Character
Send All Data That Remains
Send Next Character
Send Next 2 Characters
Send Next 3 Characters
Send Next 4 Characters
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Send Data (continued)
Send Next 5 Characters
Send Next 6 Characters
Send Next 7 Characters
Send Next 8 Characters
Send Next 9 Characters
Send Next 10 Characters
Send Next 11 Characters
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Send Data (continued)
Send Next 12 Characters
Send Next 13 Characters
Send Next 14 Characters
Send Next 15 Characters
Send Next 16 Characters
Send Next 17 Characters
Send Next 18 Characters
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Send Data (continued)
Send Next 19 Characters
Send Next 20 Characters
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Setup Field(s)
Move Cursor
Select one of the following Move Cursor options:
• Scan the Move Cursor To a Character bar code, then enter a character by scanning a bar code from the
Alphanumeric Keyboard on page 15-90, to move the cursor to the position after the matching character. If the
character is not there, the rule fails and ADF tries the next rule.
• Scan the Move Cursor to Start bar code to move the cursor to the beginning of the data.
• Scan the Move Cursor Past Character bar code, then enter a character by scanning a bar code from the
Alphanumeric Keyboard on page 15-90, to move the cursor past all sequential occurrences of this character.
For example, if the selected character is ‘A’, then the cursor moves past ‘A’, ‘AA’, ‘AAA’, etc. If the character is
not there, the cursor does not move (i.e., this has no effect).
Move Cursor To Character
Move Cursor To Start
Move Cursor Past Character
Send Pause
Scan the bar code below to insert a pause in the transmission of data. To set the length of this pause, see Pause
Duration on page 15-8.
Send Pause
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Skip Ahead
Use the following bar codes to move the cursor ahead characters.
Skip Ahead 1 Character
Skip Ahead 2 Characters
Skip Ahead 3 Characters
Skip Ahead 4 Characters
Skip Ahead 5 Characters
Skip Ahead 6 Characters
Skip Ahead 7 Characters
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Skip Ahead (continued)
Skip Ahead 8 Characters
Skip Ahead 9 Characters
Skip Ahead 10 Characters
Skip Back
Use the following bar codes to move the cursor back characters.
Skip Back 1 Character
Skip Back 2 Characters
Skip Back 3 Characters
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Skip Back (continued)
Skip Back 4 Characters
Skip Back 5 Characters
Skip Back 6 Characters
Skip Back 7 Characters
Skip Back 8 Characters
Skip Back 9 Characters
Skip Back 10 Characters
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Send Preset Value
Use these bar codes to send preset values. To set these values, see Prefix/Suffix Values on page 14-4. For
conversion information, see the ASCII Character Set tables in the appropriate host chapter.
Send Prefix (Value 2)
Send Suffix (Value 1)
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Modify Data
These options modify data as described and apply to all send commands that follow it within a rule. For example,
programming pad zeros to length 6, send next 3 characters, stop padding, send next 5 characters, adds three
zeros to the first send, and the next send is unaffected by the padding. These options do not apply to the Send
Keystroke or Send Preset Value options.
Remove All Spaces
To remove all spaces in the send commands that follow, scan this bar code.
Remove All Spaces
Crunch All Spaces
To leave one space between words, scan this bar code. This also removes all leading and trailing spaces.
Crunch All Spaces
Stop Space Removal
Scan this bar code to disable space removal.
Stop Space Removal
Remove Leading Zeros
Scan this bar code to remove all leading zeros.
Remove Leading Zeros
Stop Zero Removal
Scan this bar code to disable the removal of zeros.
Stop Zero Removal
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Pad Data with Spaces
To pad data to the left, scan the bar code containing the desired number of spaces. Send commands activate this
parameter.
Pad Spaces To Length 1
Pad Spaces To Length 2
Pad Spaces To Length 3
Pad Spaces To Length 4
Pad Spaces To Length 5
Pad Spaces To Length 6
Pad Spaces To Length 7
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Pad Data with Spaces (continued)
Pad Spaces To Length 8
Pad Spaces To Length 9
Pad Spaces To Length 10
Pad Spaces To Length 11
Pad Spaces To Length 12
Pad Spaces To Length 13
Pad Spaces To Length 14
Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 39
Pad Data with Spaces (continued)
Pad Spaces To Length 15
Pad Spaces To Length 16
Pad Spaces To Length 17
Pad Spaces To Length 18
Pad Spaces To Length 19
Pad Spaces To Length 20
Pad Spaces To Length 21
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Pad Data with Spaces (continued)
Pad Spaces To Length 22
Pad Spaces To Length 23
Pad Spaces To Length 24
Pad Spaces To Length 25
Pad Spaces To Length 26
Pad Spaces To Length 27
Pad Spaces To Length 28
Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 41
Pad Data with Spaces (continued)
Pad Spaces To Length 29
Pad Spaces To Length 30
Stop Pad Spaces
Pad Data with Zeros
To pad data to the left, scan the bar code containing the desired number of zeros. Send commands activate this
parameter.
Pad Zeros To Length 1
Pad Zeros To Length 2
Pad Zeros To Length 3
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Pad Data with Zeros (continued)
Pad Zeros To Length 4
Pad Zeros To Length 5
Pad Zeros To Length 6
Pad Zeros To Length 7
Pad Zeros To Length 8
Pad Zeros To Length 9
Pad Zeros To Length 10
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Pad Data with Zeros (continued)
Pad Zeros To Length 11
Pad Zeros To Length 12
Pad Zeros To Length 13
Pad Zeros To Length 14
Pad Zeros To Length 15
Pad Zeros To Length 16
Pad Zeros To Length 17
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Pad Data with Zeros (continued)
Pad Zeros To Length 18
Pad Zeros To Length 19
Pad Zeros To Length 20
Pad Zeros To Length 21
Pad Zeros To Length 22
Pad Zeros To Length 23
Pad Zeros To Length 24
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Pad Data with Zeros (continued)
Pad Zeros To Length 25
Pad Zeros To Length 26
Pad Zeros To Length 27
Pad Zeros To Length 28
Pad Zeros To Length 29
Pad Zeros To Length 30
Stop Pad Zeros
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Beeps
Select a beep sequence for each ADF rule.
Beep Once
Beep Twice
Beep Three Times
Send Keystroke (Control Characters and Keyboard Characters)
Control Characters
Scan a Send bar code to specify the keystroke to send.
Send Control 2
Send Control A
Send Control B
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Control Characters (continued)
Send Control C
Send Control D
Send Control E
Send Control F
Send Control G
Send Control H
Send Control I
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Control Characters (continued)
Send Control J
Send Control K
Send Control L
Send Control M
Send Control N
Send Control O
Send Control P
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Control Characters (continued)
Send Control Q
Send Control R
Send Control S
Send Control T
Send Control U
Send Control V
Send Control W
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Control Characters (continued)
Send Control X
Send Control Y
Send Control Z
Send Control [
Send Control \
Send Control ]
Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 51
Control Characters (continued)
Send Control 6
Send Control -
Keyboard Characters
Scan a Send bar code to specify the keyboard characters to send.
Send Space
Send !
Send “
Send #
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Keyboard Characters (continued)
Send $
Send %
Send &
Send ‘
Send (
Send )
Send *
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Keyboard Characters (continued)
Send +
Send ,
Send -
Send .
Send /
Send 0
Send 1
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Keyboard Characters (continued)
Send 2
Send 3
Send 4
Send 5
Send 6
Send 7
Send 8
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Keyboard Characters (continued)
Send 9
Send :
Send ;
Send <
Send =
Send >
Send ?
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Keyboard Characters (continued)
Send @
Send A
Send B
Send C
Send D
Send E
Send F
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Keyboard Characters (continued)
Send G
Send H
Send I
Send J
Send K
Send L
Send M
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Keyboard Characters (continued)
Send N
Send O
Send P
Send Q
Send R
Send S
Send T
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Keyboard Characters (continued)
Send U
Send V
Send W
Send X
Send Y
Send Z
Send [
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Keyboard Characters (continued)
Send \
Send ]
Send ^
Send _
Send `
Send a
Send b
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Keyboard Characters (continued)
Send c
Send d
Send e
Send f
Send g
Send h
Send i
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Keyboard Characters (continued)
Send j
Send k
Send l
Send m
Send n
Send o
Send p
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Keyboard Characters (continued)
Send q
Send r
Send s
Send t
Send u
Send v
Send w
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Keyboard Characters (continued)
Send x
Send y
Send z
Send {
Send |
Send }
Send ~
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Send ALT Characters
Send Alt 2
Send Alt A
Send Alt B
Send Alt C
Send Alt D
Send Alt E
Send Alt F
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Send ALT Characters (continued)
Send Alt G
Send Alt H
Send Alt I
Send Alt J
Send Alt K
Send Alt L
Send Alt M
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Send ALT Characters (continued)
Send Alt N
Send Alt O
Send Alt P
Send Alt Q
Send Alt R
Send Alt S
Send Alt T
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Send ALT Characters (continued)
Send Alt U
Send Alt V
Send Alt W
Send Alt X
Send Alt Y
Send Alt Z
Send Alt [
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Send ALT Characters (continued)
Send Alt \
Send Alt ]
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Send Keypad Characters
Send Keypad *
Send Keypad +
Send Keypad -
Send Keypad .
Send Keypad /
Send Keypad 0
Send Keypad 1
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Send Keypad Characters (continued)
Send Keypad 2
Send Keypad 3
Send Keypad 4
Send Keypad 5
Send Keypad 6
Send Keypad 7
Send Keypad 8
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Send Keypad Characters (continued)
Send Keypad 9
Send Keypad Enter
Send Keypad Numlock
Send Break Key
Send Delete Key
Send Page Up Key
Send End Key
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Send Keypad Characters (continued)
Send Page Down Key
Send Pause Key
Send Scroll Lock Key
Send Backspace Key
Send Tab Key
Send Print Screen Key
Send Insert Key
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Send Keypad Characters (continued)
Send Home Key
Send Enter Key
Send Escape Key
Send Up Arrow Key
Send Down Arrow Key
Send Left Arrow Key
Send Right Arrow Key
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Send Function Key
Send F1 Key
Send F2 Key
Send F3 Key
Send F4 Key
Send F5 Key
Send F6 Key
Send F7 Key
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Send Function Key (continued)
Send F8 Key
Send F9 Key
Send F10 Key
Send F11 Key
Send F12 Key
Send F13 Key
Send F14 Key
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Send Function Key (continued)
Send F15 Key
Send F16 Key
Send F17 Key
Send F18 Key
Send F19 Key
Send F20 Key
Send F21 Key
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Send Function Key (continued)
Send F22 Key
Send F23 Key
Send F24 Key
Send PF1 Key
Send PF2 Key
Send PF3 Key
Send PF4 Key
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Send Function Key (continued)
Send PF5 Key
Send PF6 Key
Send PF7 Key
Send PF8 Key
Send PF9 Key
Send PF10 Key
Send PF11 Key
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Send Function Key (continued)
Send PF12 Key
Send PF13 Key
Send PF14 Key
Send PF15 Key
Send PF16 Key
Send PF17 Key
Send PF18 Key
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Send Function Key (continued)
Send PF19 Key
Send PF20 Key
Send PF21 Key
Send PF22 Key
Send PF23 Key
Send PF24 Key
Send PF25 Key
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Send Function Key (continued)
Send PF26 Key
Send PF27 Key
Send PF28 Key
Send PF29 Key
Send PF30 Key
Send Right Control Key
Scan the Send Right Control Key bar code to send a tap (press and release) of the Right Control Key.
Send Right Control Key
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Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters
These actions tap the specified key while holding the system-dependent GUI key. The definition of the GUI key
depends on the attached system.
Send GUI 0
Send GUI 1
Send GUI 2
Send GUI 3
Send GUI 4
Send GUI 5
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Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters (continued)
Send GUI 6
Send GUI 7
Send GUI 8
Send GUI 9
Send GUI A
Send GUI B
Send GUI C
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Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters (continued)
Send GUI D
Send GUI E
Send GUI F
Send GUI G
Send GUI H
Send GUI I
Send GUI J
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Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters (continued)
Send GUI K
Send GUI L
Send GUI M
Send GUI N
Send GUI O
Send GUI P
Send GUI Q
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Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters (continued)
Send GUI R
Send GUI S
Send GUI T
Send GUI U
Send GUI V
Send GUI W
Send GUI X
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Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters (continued)
Send GUI Y
Send GUI Z
Turn On Rule Sets
Use these bar codes to turn rule sets on.
Turn On Rule Set 1
Turn On Rule Set 2
Turn On Rule Set 3
Turn On Rule Set 4
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Turn Off Rule Sets
Use these bar codes to turn rule sets off.
Turn Off Rule Set 1
Turn Off Rule Set 2
Turn Off Rule Set 3
Turn Off Rule Set 4
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Alphanumeric Keyboard
Space
#
$
%
*
+
(Dash)
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Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)
.
,
/
!
“
&
‘
(
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Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)
)
:
;
<
=
>
?
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Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)
@
[
\
]
^
_
(Underscore)
`
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Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)
NOTEDo not confuse the following numeric bar codes with those on the numeric keypad.
0
1
2
3
4
5
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Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)
6
7
8
9
A
B
C
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Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
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Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
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Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
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Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)
Y
Z
Cancel
End of Message
a
b
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Appendix A Standard Default Parameters
Table A-1
Standard Default Parameters Table
Parameter
Default
Page
Number
User Preferences
Set Default Parameter
All Defaults
4-3
Parameter Scanning
Enable
4-3
Beeper Tone
Medium
4-4
Beeper Volume
High
4-5
Power Mode
Reduced
4-5
Beep After Good Decode
Enable
4-6
Picklist Mode
Disabled Always
4-7
Decode Session Timeout
3.0 seconds
4-8
Fuzzy 1D Decoding
Enable
4-8
Decode Mirror Images
Never
4-9
Connection Maintenance Interval
15 minutes
4-10
Radio Output Power (Bluetooth)
Class 1
4-12
Parameter Broadcast
Enable
4-12
Single Point/Multipoint Operation
Single Point
4-13
Radio Communications
1
User selection is required to configure this interface and this is the most
common selection.
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Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued)
Parameter
Default
Page
Number
Decoding Options
Focus Mode
Far Focus
5-3
Decoding Illumination
Enable
5-4
Decode Aiming Pattern
Enable
5-4
DPM Scanning
Enable
5-5
Keyboard Wedge Host Type
IBM PC/AT& IBM PC
Compatibles1
6-4
Keyboard Wedge Country Types
(Country Codes)
North American
6-5
Ignore Unknown Characters
Enable
6-7
Keystroke Delay
0 msec (No Delay)
6-7
Intra-Keystroke Delay
Disable
6-8
Alternate Numeric Keypad Emulation
Disable
6-8
Caps Lock On
Disable
6-9
Caps Lock Override
Disable
6-9
Convert Wedge Data
Do Not Convert
Wedge Data
6-10
Function Key Mapping
Disable
6-10
FN1 Substitution
Disable
6-11
Send Make and Break
Send Make and Break
Scan Codes
6-11
RS-232 Host Types
Standard RS-2321
7-6
Baud Rate
9600
7-7
Parity
None
7-9
Check Receive Errors
Enable
7-10
Stop Bit Select
1 Stop Bit
7-10
Data Bits
8-Bit
7-11
Keyboard Wedge Host Parameters
RS-232 Host Parameters
1User
selection is required to configure this interface and this is the most
common selection.
Standard Default Parameters
Table A-1
Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued)
Parameter
Default
Page
Number
Hardware Handshaking
None
7-11
Software Handshaking
None
7-13
Host Serial Response Time-out
Minimum: 2 Sec
7-15
RTS Line State
Host: Low RTS
7-16
Beep on <BEL>
Disable
7-16
Intercharacter Delay
Minimum: 0 msec
7-17
Nixdorf Mode A/B and OPOS/JPOS Beep/
LED Options
Normal Operation
7-18
Ignore Unknown Characters
Send Bar Code
7-19
USB Device Type
HID Keyboard
Emulation
8-4
USB Country Keyboard Types (Country Codes)
North American
8-5
USB Keystroke Delay
No Delay (0 msec)
8-7
USB CAPS Lock Override
Disable
8-7
USB Ignore Unknown Characters
Enable
8-8
Emulate Keypad
Disable
8-8
USB Keyboard FN1 Substitution
Disable
8-9
Function Key Mapping
Disable
8-9
Simulated Caps Lock
Disable
8-10
Convert Case
No Case Conversion
8-10
Port Address
None Selected
9-4
Convert Unknown to Code 39
Disable
9-5
Wand Emulation Host Types
Symbol OmniLink
Interface Controller1
10-4
Leading Margin
80 msec
10-5
Polarity
Bar High/Margin Low
10-6
USB Host Parameters
IBM 468X/469X Host Parameters
Wand Emulation Host Parameters
1
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common selection.
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Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued)
Parameter
Default
Page
Number
Ignore Unknown Characters
Enable
10-6
Convert All to Code 39
Disable
10-7
Convert Code 39 to Full ASCII
Disable
10-8
Beep Style
Beep on Successful
Transmit
11-4
Parameter Pass-Through
Parameter Process
and Pass Through
11-5
Convert Newer Code Types
Convert Newer Code
Types
11-6
Module Width
20 µs Module Width
11-7
Convert All Bar Codes to Code 39
Disable
11-7
Code 39 Full ASCII Conversion
Disable
11-8
Transmission Timeout
3 seconds
11-9
Ignore Unknown Characters
Send Bar Codes with
Unknown Characters
11-10
Leading Margin
2 ms
11-11
Check for Decode LED
Check for Decode
LED
11-12
None1
12-1
UPC-A
Enable
13-6
UPC-E
Enable
13-6
UPC-E1
Disable
13-7
EAN-13
Enable
13-7
EAN-8
Enable
13-8
Bookland EAN
Disable
13-8
Decode UPC/EAN Supplementals
(2 and 5 digits)
Ignore Supplementals
13-9
Scanner Emulation Host Parameters
123Scan Configuration Tool
123Scan Configuration
UPC/EAN
1User
selection is required to configure this interface and this is the most
common selection.
Standard Default Parameters
Table A-1
Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued)
Parameter
Default
User-Programmable Supplementals
Page
Number
13-12
UPC/EAN Supplemental Redundancy
10
13-12
Transmit UPC-A Check Digit
Enable
13-13
Transmit UPC-E Check Digit
Enable
13-13
Transmit UPC-E1 Check Digit
Enable
13-14
UPC-A Preamble
System Character
13-15
UPC-E Preamble
System Character
13-16
UPC-E1 Preamble
System Character
13-17
Convert UPC-E to A
Disable
13-18
Convert UPC-E1 to A
Disable
13-18
EAN-8 Extend
Disable
13-19
Bookland ISBN Format
ISBN-10
13-20
UCC Coupon Extended Code
Disable
13-21
Code 128
Enable
13-22
Set Length(s) for Code 128
Any Length
13-22
GS1-128 (formerly UCC/EAN-128)
Enable
13-24
ISBT 128
Enable
13-24
Code 39
Enable
13-25
Trioptic Code 39
Disable
13-25
Convert Code 39 to Code 32
Disable
13-26
Code 32 Prefix
Disable
13-26
Set Length(s) for Code 39
2 to 55
13-27
Code 39 Check Digit Verification
Disable
13-29
Transmit Code 39 Check Digit
Disable
13-29
Code 39 Full ASCII Conversion
Disable
13-30
Buffer Code 39
Disable
13-31
Code 128
Code 39
1User
selection is required to configure this interface and this is the most
common selection.
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Table A-1
Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued)
Parameter
Default
Page
Number
Code 93
Code 93
Disable
13-33
Set Lengths for Code 93
4 to 55
13-33
Code 11
Disable
13-35
Set Lengths for Code 11
4 to 55
13-35
Code 11 Check Digit Verification
Disable
13-37
Transmit Code 11 Check Digits
Disable
13-38
Interleaved 2 of 5 (I 2 of 5)
Enable
13-39
Set Lengths for Interleaved 2 of 5
14
13-39
I 2 of 5 Check Digit Verification
Disable
13-41
Transmit I 2 of 5 Check Digit
Disable
13-41
Convert I 2 of 5 to EAN-13
Disable
13-42
Discrete 2 of 5
Disable
13-43
Set Lengths for D 2 of 5
12
13-43
Codabar
Disable
13-45
Set Lengths for Codabar
5 to 55
13-45
CLSI Editing
Disable
13-47
NOTIS Editing
Disable
13-47
MSI
Disable
13-48
Set Lengths for MSI
4 to 55
13-48
MSI Check Digits
One
13-50
Transmit MSI Check Digit(s)
Disable
13-50
Code 11
Interleaved 2 of 5 (I 2 of 5)
Discrete 2 of 5 (D 2 of 5)
Codabar (NW - 7)
MSI
1User
selection is required to configure this interface and this is the most
common selection.
Standard Default Parameters
Table A-1
Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued)
Parameter
Default
Page
Number
MSI Check Digit Algorithm
Mod 10/Mod 10
13-51
Inverse 1D
Regular
13-52
US Postnet
Enable
13-53
US Planet
Enable
13-53
UK Postal
Enable
13-54
Transmit UK Postal Check Digit
Enable
13-54
Japan Postal
Enable
13-55
Australian Postal
Enable
13-55
Dutch Postal
Enable
13-56
4State Postal
Disable
13-56
Post US4
Disable
13-57
Transmit US Postal Check Digit
Enable
13-57
GS1 DataBar-14
Enable
13-58
GS1 DataBar Limited
Enable
13-58
GS1 DataBar Expanded
Enable
13-59
Convert GS1 DataBar to UPC/EAN
Disable
13-59
Composite CC-C
Disable
13-60
Composite CC-A/B
Disable
13-60
Composite TLC-39
Disable
13-61
UPC Composite Mode
Always Linked
13-61
GS1-128 Emulation Mode for UCC/EAN
Composite Codes
Disable
13-62
PDF417
Enable
13-63
MicroPDF417
Disable
13-63
Postal Codes
GS1 DataBar
Composite
2D Symbologies
1
User selection is required to configure this interface and this is the most
common selection.
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Table A-1
Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued)
Parameter
Default
Page
Number
Code 128 Emulation
Disable
13-64
Data Matrix
Enable
13-65
Data Matrix Inverse
Regular
13-65
Maxicode
Enable
13-66
QR Code
Enable
13-66
MicroQR
Enable
13-67
QR Inverse
Regular
13-67
Aztec
Enable
13-68
Aztec Inverse
Enable
13-68
Redundancy Level
1
13-69
Security Levels
0
13-71
Intercharacter Gap Size
Normal
13-73
Symbology - Specific Security Levels
Macro PDF
Flush Macro PDF Buffer
13-74
Abort Macro PDF Entry
13-74
Miscellaneous Scanner Options
Transmit Code ID Character
None
14-3
Prefix Value
7013 <CR><LF>
14-4
Suffix 1 Value
Suffix 2 Value
7013 <CR><LF>
14-4
Scan Data Transmission Format
Data As Is
14-5
FN1 Substitution Values
Set FN1 Substitution
Value
14-6
Transmit “No Read” Message
Disable No Read
14-7
Report Version
1User
14-7
selection is required to configure this interface and this is the most
common selection.
Appendix B Programming Reference
Symbol Code Identifiers
Table B-1
Symbol Code Characters
Code Character
Code Type
A
UPC-A, UPC-E, UPC-E1, EAN-8, EAN-13
B
Code 39, Code 32
C
Codabar
D
Code 128
E
Code 93
F
Interleaved 2 of 5
G
Discrete 2 of 5, or Discrete 2 of 5 IATA
H
Code 11
J
MSI
K
GS1-128
L
Bookland EAN
M
Trioptic Code 39
N
Coupon Code
R
GS1 DataBar Family
T
UCC Composite, TLC 39
X
PDF417, Macro PDF417, Micro PDF417
z
Aztec, Aztec Rune
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Table B-1
Symbol Code Characters (Continued)
Code Character
Code Type
P00
Data Matrix
P01
QR Code, MicroQR
P02
Maxicode
P03
US Postnet
P04
US Planet
P05
Japan Postal
P06
UK Postal
P08
Dutch Postal
P09
Australian Postal
P0A
4State Postal
P0B
Post US4
Programming Reference
AIM Code Identifiers
Each AIM Code Identifier contains the three-character string ]cm where:
]
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m
Table B-2
=
=
=
Flag Character (ASCII 93)
Code Character (see Table B-2)
Modifier Character (see Table B-3)
Aim Code Characters
Code Character
Code Type
A
Code 39, Code 39 Full ASCII, Code 32
C
Code 128, Coupon (Code 128 portion)
d
Data Matrix
E
UPC/EAN, Coupon (UPC portion)
e
GS1 DataBar Family
F
Codabar
G
Code 93
H
Code 11
I
Interleaved 2 of 5
L
PDF417, Macro PDF417, Micro PDF417
M
MSI
Q
QR Code, MicroQR
S
Discrete 2 of 5, IATA 2 of 5
U
Maxicode
z
Aztec, Aztec Rune
X
Bookland EAN, Trioptic Code 39, US Postnet,
US Planet, UK Postal, Japan Postal, Australian Postal,
Dutch Postal, 4State Postal, Post US4
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The modifier character is the sum of the applicable option values based on Table B-3.
Table B-3 Modifier Characters
Code Type
Code 39
Option Value
Option
0
No check character or Full ASCII processing.
1
Reader has checked one check character.
3
Reader has checked and stripped check character.
4
Reader has performed Full ASCII character conversion.
5
Reader has performed Full ASCII character conversion and checked
one check character.
7
Reader has performed Full ASCII character conversion and checked
and stripped check character.
Example: A Full ASCII bar code with check character W, A+I+MI+DW, is transmitted as
]A7AIMID where 7 = (3+4).
Trioptic Code 39
0
No option specified at this time. Always transmit 0.
Example: A Trioptic bar code 412356 is transmitted as ]X0412356
Code 128
0
Standard data packet, no Function code 1 in first symbol position.
1
Function code 1 in first symbol character position.
2
Function code 1 in second symbol character position.
Example: A Code (EAN) 128 bar code with Function 1 character FNC1 in the first position,
AIMID is transmitted as ]C1AIMID
I 2 of 5
0
No check digit processing.
1
Reader has validated check digit.
3
Reader has validated and stripped check digit.
Example: An I 2 of 5 bar code without check digit, 4123, is transmitted as ]I04123
Codabar
0
No check digit processing.
1
Reader has checked check digit.
3
Reader has stripped check digit before transmission.
Example: A Codabar bar code without check digit, 4123, is transmitted as ]F04123
Code 93
0
No options specified at this time. Always transmit 0.
Example: A Code 93 bar code 012345678905 is transmitted as ]G0012345678905
Programming Reference
Table B-3 Modifier Characters (Continued)
Code Type
MSI
Option Value
Option
0
Check digits are sent.
1
No check digit is sent.
Example: An MSI bar code 4123, with a single check digit checked, is transmitted as
]M14123
D 2 of 5
0
No options specified at this time. Always transmit 0.
Example: A D 2 of 5 bar code 4123, is transmitted as ]S04123
UPC/EAN
0
Standard packet in full EAN country code format, which is 13 digits for
UPC-A, UPC-E, and EAN-13
(not including supplemental data).
1
Two-digit supplement data only.
2
Five-digit supplement data only.
3
Combined data packet comprising 13 digits from a UPC-A, UPC-E, or
EAN-13 symbol and 2 or 5 digits from a supplemental symbol.
4
EAN-8 data packet.
Example: A UPC-A bar code 012345678905 is transmitted as ]E00012345678905
Bookland EAN
0
No options specified at this time. Always transmit 0.
Example: A Bookland EAN bar code 123456789X is transmitted as ]X0123456789X
Code 11
GS1 DataBar
Family
0
Single check digit
1
Two check digits
3
Check characters validated but not transmitted.
No option specified at this time. Always transmit 0. GS1 DataBar-14
and GS1 DataBar Limited transmit with an Application Identifier “01”.
Note: In GS1-128 emulation mode, GS1 DataBar is transmitted using
Code 128 rules (i.e., ]C1).
Example: A GS1 DataBar-14 bar code 100123456788902 is transmitted as
]e001100123456788902.
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Table B-3 Modifier Characters (Continued)
Code Type
EAN.UCC
Composites
(GS1 DataBar,
GS1-128,
2D portion of UPC
composite)
Option Value
Option
Native mode transmission.
Note: UPC portion of composite is transmitted using UPC rules.
0
Standard data packet.
1
Data packet containing the data following an encoded symbol
separator character.
2
Data packet containing the data following an escape mechanism
character. The data packet does not support the ECI protocol.
3
Data packet containing the data following an escape mechanism
character. The data packet supports the ECI protocol.
GS1-128 emulation
Note: UPC portion of composite is transmitted using UPC rules.
PDF417,
Micro PDF417
1
Data packet is a GS1-128 symbol (i.e., data is preceded with ]JC1).
0
Reader set to conform to protocol defined in 1994 PDF417 symbology
specifications. Note: When this option is transmitted, the receiver
cannot reliably determine whether ECIs have been invoked or whether
data byte 92DEC has been doubled in transmission.
1
Reader set to follow the ECI protocol (Extended Channel
Interpretation). All data characters 92DEC are doubled.
2
Reader set for Basic Channel operation (no escape character
transmission protocol). Data characters 92DEC are not doubled. Note:
When decoders are set to this mode, unbuffered Macro symbols and
symbols requiring the decoder to convey ECI escape sequences
cannot be transmitted.
3
The bar code contains a GS1-128 symbol, and the first codeword is
903-907, 912, 914, 915.
4
The bar code contains a GS1-128 symbol, and the first codeword is in
the range 908-909.
5
The bar code contains a GS1-128 symbol, and the first codeword is in
the range 910-911.
Example: A PDF417 bar code ABCD, with no transmission protocol enabled, is
transmitted as ]L2ABCD.
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Table B-3 Modifier Characters (Continued)
Code Type
Data Matrix
MaxiCode
QR Code
Aztec
Option Value
Option
0
ECC 000-140, not supported.
1
ECC 200.
2
ECC 200, FNC1 in first or fifth position.
3
ECC 200, FNC1 in second or sixth position.
4
ECC 200, ECI protocol implemented.
5
ECC 200, FNC1 in first or fifth position, ECI protocol implemented.
6
ECC 200, FNC1 in second or sixth position, ECI protocol implemented.
0
Symbol in Mode 4 or 5.
1
Symbol in Mode 2 or 3.
2
Symbol in Mode 4 or 5, ECI protocol implemented.
3
Symbol in Mode 2 or 3, ECI protocol implemented in secondary
message.
0
Model 1 symbol.
1
Model 2 / MicroQR symbol, ECI protocol not implemented.
2
Model 2 symbol, ECI protocol implemented.
3
Model 2 symbol, ECI protocol not implemented, FNC1 implied in first
position.
4
Model 2 symbol, ECI protocol implemented, FNC1 implied in first
position.
5
Model 2 symbol, ECI protocol not implemented, FNC1 implied in
second position.
6
Model 2 symbol, ECI protocol implemented, FNC1 implied in second
position.
0
Aztec symbol.
C
Aztec Rune symbol.
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Appendix C Sample Bar Codes
NOTE
Enable the code type of each sample bar code in order to decode that bar code.
See Chapter 13, Symbologies.
UPC-A
0
12345 67890
UPC-E
0
123456
5
5
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UPC-E1
1
123456
2
EAN-13
3 456789 012340
EAN-8
1234 5670
Sample Bar Codes
Code 39
123ABC
Trioptic Code 39
123456
Code 93
12345ABCDE
Code 11
Æ1234567890Æ
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Codabar
A1234567890A
MSI
1234567897
Interleaved 2 of 5
12345678912345
GS1 DataBar-14
0176123415623411
Sample Bar Codes
PDF417
12345678910abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
Data Matrix
123456789abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
Maxicode
123456000001666Symbol Technologies
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QR Code
0123456789ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ0123456789ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ0123456789
US Postnet
UK Postal
Appendix D Numeric Bar Codes
0, 1, 2, 3
For parameters requiring specific numeric values, scan the numbered bar code(s).
0
1
2
3
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4, 5, 6, 7
For parameters requiring specific numeric values, scan the numbered bar code(s).
4
5
6
7
Numeric Bar Codes
8, 9
For parameters requiring specific numeric values, scan the numbered bar code(s).
8
9
Cancel
In case of an error or to change the selection, scan the bar code below.
Cancel
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Glossary
A
Aperture. The opening in an optical system defined by a lens or baffle that establishes the field of view.
API. An interface by means of which one software component communicates with or controls another. Usually used to refer
to services provided by one software component to another, usually via software interrupts or function calls
Application Programming Interface. See API.
ASCII. American Standard Code for Information Interchange. A 7 bit-plus-parity code representing 128 letters, numerals,
punctuation marks and control characters. It is a standard data transmission code in the U.S.
Autodiscrimination. The ability of an interface controller to determine the code type of a scanned bar code. After this
determination is made, the information content is decoded.
B
Bar. The dark element in a printed bar code symbol.
Bar Code. A pattern of variable-width bars and spaces which represents numeric or alphanumeric data in machine-readable
form. The general format of a bar code symbol consists of a leading margin, start character, data or message character,
check character (if any), stop character, and trailing margin. Within this framework, each recognizable symbology uses
its own unique format. See Symbology.
Bar Code Density. The number of characters represented per unit of measurement (e.g., characters per inch).
Bar Height. The dimension of a bar measured perpendicular to the bar width.
Bar Width. Thickness of a bar measured from the edge closest to the symbol start character to the trailing edge of the same
bar.
BIOS. Basic Input Output System. A collection of ROM-based code with a standard API used to interface with standard PC
hardware.
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Bit. Binary digit. One bit is the basic unit of binary information. Generally, eight consecutive bits compose one byte of data.
The pattern of 0 and 1 values within the byte determines its meaning.
Bits per Second (bps). Bits transmitted or received.
Boot or Boot-up. The process a computer goes through when it starts. During boot-up, the computer can run
self-diagnostic tests and configure hardware and software.
BOOTP. A protocol for remote booting of diskless devices. Assigns an IP address to a machine and may specify a boot file.
The client sends a bootp request as a broadcast to the bootp server port (67) and the bootp server responds using the
bootp client port (68). The bootp server must have a table of all devices, associated MAC addresses and IP addresses.
bps. See Bits Per Second.
Byte. On an addressable boundary, eight adjacent binary digits (0 and 1) combined in a pattern to represent a specific
character or numeric value. Bits are numbered from the right, 0 through 7, with bit 0 the low-order bit. One byte in
memory is used to store one ASCII character.
C
CDRH. Center for Devices and Radiological Health. A federal agency responsible for regulating laser product safety. This
agency specifies various laser operation classes based on power output during operation.
CDRH Class 1. This is the lowest power CDRH laser classification. This class is considered intrinsically safe, even if all laser
output were directed into the eye's pupil. There are no special operating procedures for this class.
CDRH Class 2. No additional software mechanisms are needed to conform to this limit. Laser operation in this class poses
no danger for unintentional direct human exposure.
Character. A pattern of bars and spaces which either directly represents data or indicates a control function, such as a
number, letter, punctuation mark, or communications control contained in a message.
Character Set. Those characters available for encoding in a particular bar code symbology.
Check Digit. A digit used to verify a correct symbol decode. The scanner inserts the decoded data into an arithmetic formula
and checks that the resulting number matches the encoded check digit. Check digits are required for UPC but are
optional for other symbologies. Using check digits decreases the chance of substitution errors when a symbol is
decoded.
Codabar. A discrete self-checking code with a character set consisting of digits 0 to 9 and six additional characters: ( - $ : /
, +).
Code 128. A high density symbology which allows the controller to encode all 128 ASCII characters without adding extra
symbol elements.
Code 3 of 9 (Code 39). A versatile and widely used alphanumeric bar code symbology with a set of 43 character types,
including all uppercase letters, numerals from 0 to 9 and 7 special characters (- . / + % $ and space). The code name is
derived from the fact that 3 of 9 elements representing a character are wide, while the remaining 6 are narrow.
Code 93. An industrial symbology compatible with Code 39 but offering a full character ASCII set and a higher coding
density than Code 39.
Glossary - 3
Code Length. Number of data characters in a bar code between the start and stop characters, not including those
characters.
Cold Boot. A cold boot restarts the mobile computer and erases all user stored records and entries.
COM Port. Communication port; ports are identified by number, e.g., COM1, COM2.
Continuous Code. A bar code or symbol in which all spaces within the symbol are parts of characters. There are no
intercharacter gaps in a continuous code. The absence of gaps allows for greater information density.
Cradle. A cradle is used for charging the terminal battery and for communicating with a host computer, and provides a
storage place for the terminal when not in use.
D
Dead Zone. An area within a scanner's field of view, in which specular reflection may prevent a successful decode.
Decode. To recognize a bar code symbology (e.g., UPC/EAN) and then analyze the content of the specific bar code
scanned.
Decode Algorithm. A decoding scheme that converts pulse widths into data representation of the letters or numbers
encoded within a bar code symbol.
Decryption. Decryption is the decoding and unscrambling of received encrypted data. Also see, Encryption and Key.
Depth of Field. The range between minimum and maximum distances at which a scanner can read a symbol with a certain
minimum element width.
Discrete 2 of 5. A binary bar code symbology representing each character by a group of five bars, two of which are wide.
The location of wide bars in the group determines which character is encoded; spaces are insignificant. Only numeric
characters (0 to 9) and START/STOP characters may be encoded.
Discrete Code. A bar code or symbol in which the spaces between characters (intercharacter gaps) are not part of the code.
DRAM. Dynamic random access memory.
E
EAN. European Article Number. This European/International version of the UPC provides its own coding format and
symbology standards. Element dimensions are specified metrically. EAN is used primarily in retail.
Element. Generic term for a bar or space.
Encoded Area. Total linear dimension occupied by all characters of a code pattern, including start/stop characters and data.
ENQ (RS-232). ENQ software handshaking is also supported for the data sent to the host.
ESD. Electro-Static Discharge
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F
Flash Disk. An additional megabyte of non-volatile memory for storing application and configuration files.
Flash Memory. Flash memory is responsible for storing the system firmware and is non-volatile. If the system power is
interrupted the data is not be lost.
FTP. See File Transfer Protocol.
H
Hard Reset. See Cold Boot.
Host Computer. A computer that serves other terminals in a network, providing such services as computation, database
access, supervisory programs and network control.
Hz. Hertz; A unit of frequency equal to one cycle per second.
I
IDE. Intelligent drive electronics. Refers to the solid-state hard drive type.
IEC. International Electrotechnical Commission. This international agency regulates laser safety by specifying various laser
operation classes based on power output during operation.
IEC (825) Class 1. This is the lowest power IEC laser classification. Conformity is ensured through a software restriction of
120 seconds of laser operation within any 1000 second window and an automatic laser shutdown if the scanner's
oscillating mirror fails.
Input/Output Ports. I/O ports are primarily dedicated to passing information into or out of the device’s memory, such as
serial and USB ports.
Intercharacter Gap. The space between two adjacent bar code characters in a discrete code.
Interleaved 2 of 5. A binary bar code symbology representing character pairs in groups of five bars and five interleaved
spaces. Interleaving provides for greater information density. The location of wide elements (bar/spaces) within each
group determines which characters are encoded. This continuous code type uses no intercharacter spaces. Only
numeric (0 to 9) and START/STOP characters may be encoded.
Interleaved Bar Code. A bar code in which characters are paired together, using bars to represent the first character and
the intervening spaces to represent the second.
I/O Ports. interface The connection between two devices, defined by common physical characteristics, signal
characteristics, and signal meanings. Types of interfaces include RS-232 and PCMCIA.
IOCTL. Input/Output Control.
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IP. Internet Protocol. The IP part of the TCP/IP communications protocol. IP implements the network layer (layer 3) of the
protocol, which contains a network address and is used to route a message to a different network or subnetwork. IP
accepts “packets” from the layer 4 transport protocol (TCP or UDP), adds its own header to it and delivers a “datagram”
to the layer 2 data link protocol. It may also break the packet into fragments to support the maximum transmission unit
(MTU) of the network.
IP Address. (Internet Protocol address) The address of a computer attached to an IP network. Every client and server
station must have a unique IP address. A 32-bit address used by a computer on a IP network. Client workstations have
either a permanent address or one that is dynamically assigned to them each session. IP addresses are written as four
sets of numbers separated by periods; for example, 204.171.64.2.
IPX/SPX. Internet Package Exchange/Sequential Packet Exchange. A communications protocol for Novell. IPX is Novell’s
Layer 3 protocol, similar to XNS and IP, and used in NetWare networks. SPX is Novell's version of the Xerox SPP
protocol.
K
Key. A key is the specific code used by the algorithm to encrypt or decrypt the data. Also see, Encryption and Decrypting.
L
LASER. Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation.The laser is an intense light source. Light from a laser is
all the same frequency, unlike the output of an incandescent bulb. Laser light is typically coherent and has a high energy
density.
Laser Diode. A gallium-arsenide semiconductor type of laser connected to a power source to generate a laser beam. This
laser type is a compact source of coherent light.
Laser Scanner. A type of bar code reader that uses a beam of laser light.
LCD. See Liquid Crystal Display.
LED Indicator. A semiconductor diode (LED - Light Emitting Diode) used as an indicator, often in digital displays. The
semiconductor uses applied voltage to produce light of a certain frequency determined by the semiconductor's particular
chemical composition.
Light Emitting Diode. See LED.
Liquid Crystal Display (LCD). A display that uses liquid crystal sealed between two glass plates. The crystals are excited
by precise electrical charges, causing them to reflect light outside according to their bias. They use little electricity and
react relatively quickly. They require external light to reflect their information to the user.
M
MDN. Mobile Directory Number. The directory listing telephone number that is dialed (generally using POTS) to reach a
mobile unit. The MDN is usually associated with a MIN in a cellular telephone -- in the US and Canada, the MDN and
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MIN are the same value for voice cellular users. International roaming considerations often result in the MDN being
different from the MIN.
MIL. 1 mil = 1 thousandth of an inch.
MIN. Mobile Identification Number. The unique account number associated with a cellular device. It is broadcast by the
cellular device when accessing the cellular system.
Misread (Misdecode). A condition which occurs when the data output of a reader or interface controller does not agree with
the data encoded within a bar code symbol.
N
Nominal. The exact (or ideal) intended value for a specified parameter. Tolerances are specified as positive and negative
deviations from this value.
Nominal Size. Standard size for a bar code symbol. Most UPC/EAN codes are used over a range of magnifications (e.g.,
from 0.80 to 2.00 of nominal).
NVM. Non-Volatile Memory.
O
ODI. See Open Data-Link Interface.
Open Data-Link Interface (ODI). Novell’s driver specification for an interface between network hardware and higher-level
protocols. It supports multiple protocols on a single NIC (Network Interface Controller). It is capable of understanding
and translating any network information or request sent by any other ODI-compatible protocol into something a NetWare
client can understand and process.
Open System Authentication. Open System authentication is a null authentication algorithm.
P
PAN . Personal area network. Using Bluetooth wireless technology, PANs enable devices to communicate wirelessly.
Generally, a wireless PAN consists of a dynamic group of less than 255 devices that communicate within about a 33-foot
range. Only devices within this limited area typically participate in the network.
Parameter. A variable that can have different values assigned to it.
PC Card. A plug-in expansion card for laptop computers and other devices, also called a PCMCIA card. PC Cards are
85.6mm long x 54 mm wide, and have a 68 pin connector. There are several different kinds:
• Type I; 3.3 mm high; use - RAM or Flash RAM
• Type II; 5 mm high; use - modems, LAN adaptors
• Type III; 10.5 high; use - Hard Disks
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PCMCIA. Personal Computer Memory Card Interface Association. See PC Card.
Percent Decode. The average probability that a single scan of a bar code would result in a successful decode. In a
well-designed bar code scanning system, that probability should approach near 100%.
PING. (Packet Internet Groper) An Internet utility used to determine whether a particular IP address is online. It is used to
test and debug a network by sending out a packet and waiting for a response.
Print Contrast Signal (PCS). Measurement of the contrast (brightness difference) between the bars and spaces of a
symbol. A minimum PCS value is needed for a bar code symbol to be scannable. PCS = (RL - RD) / RL, where RL is
the reflectance factor of the background and RD the reflectance factor of the dark bars.
Programming Mode. The state in which a scanner is configured for parameter values. See Scanning Mode.
Q
Quiet Zone. A clear space, containing no dark marks, which precedes the start character of a bar code symbol and follows
the stop character.
QWERTY. A standard keyboard commonly used on North American and some European PC keyboards. “QWERTY” refers
to the arrangement of keys on the left side of the third row of keys.
R
RAM. Random Access Memory. Data in RAM can be accessed in random order, and quickly written and read.
Reflectance. Amount of light returned from an illuminated surface.
Resolution. The narrowest element dimension which is distinguished by a particular reading device or printed with a
particular device or method.
RF. Radio Frequency.
ROM. Read-Only Memory. Data stored in ROM cannot be changed or removed.
Router. A device that connects networks and supports the required protocols for packet filtering. Routers are typically used
to extend the range of cabling and to organize the topology of a network into subnets. See Subnet.
RS-232. An Electronic Industries Association (EIA) standard that defines the connector, connector pins, and signals used to
transfer data serially from one device to another.
S
Scan Area. Area intended to contain a symbol.
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Scanner. An electronic device used to scan bar code symbols and produce a digitized pattern that corresponds to the bars
and spaces of the symbol. Its three main components are: 1) Light source (laser or photoelectric cell) - illuminates a bar
code,; 2) Photodetector - registers the difference in reflected light (more light reflected from spaces); 3) Signal
conditioning circuit - transforms optical detector output into a digitized bar pattern.
Scanning Mode. The scanner is energized, programmed and ready to read a bar code.
Scanning Sequence. A method of programming or configuring parameters for a bar code reading system by scanning bar
code menus.
SDK. Software Development Kit
Self-Checking Code. A symbology that uses a checking algorithm to detect encoding errors within the characters of a bar
code symbol.
Shared Key. Shared Key authentication is an algorithm where both the AP and the MU share an authentication key.
SHIP. Symbol Host Interface Program.
SID. System Identification code. An identifier issued by the FCC for each market. It is also broadcast by the cellular carriers
to allow cellular devices to distinguish between the home and roaming service.
Soft Reset. See Warm Boot.
Space. The lighter element of a bar code formed by the background between bars.
Specular Reflection. The mirror-like direct reflection of light from a surface, which can cause difficulty decoding a bar code.
Start/Stop Character. A pattern of bars and spaces that provides the scanner with start and stop reading instructions and
scanning direction. The start and stop characters are normally to the left and right margins of a horizontal code.
STEP. Symbol Terminal Enabler Program.
Subnet. A subset of nodes on a network that are serviced by the same router. See Router.
Subnet Mask. A 32-bit number used to separate the network and host sections of an IP address. A custom subnet mask
subdivides an IP network into smaller subsections. The mask is a binary pattern that is matched up with the IP address
to turn part of the host ID address field into a field for subnets. Default is often 255.255.255.0.
Substrate. A foundation material on which a substance or image is placed.
SVTP. Symbol Virtual Terminal Program.
Symbol. A scannable unit that encodes data within the conventions of a certain symbology, usually including start/stop
characters, quiet zones, data characters and check characters.
Symbol Aspect Ratio. The ratio of symbol height to symbol width.
Symbol Height. The distance between the outside edges of the quiet zones of the first row and the last row.
Symbol Length. Length of symbol measured from the beginning of the quiet zone (margin) adjacent to the start character
to the end of the quiet zone (margin) adjacent to a stop character.
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Symbology. The structural rules and conventions for representing data within a particular bar code type (e.g. UPC/EAN,
Code 39, PDF417, etc.).
T
TCP/IP. (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) A communications protocol used to internetwork dissimilar
systems. This standard is the protocol of the Internet and has become the global standard for communications. TCP
provides transport functions, which ensures that the total amount of bytes sent is received correctly at the other end.
UDP is an alternate transport that does not guarantee delivery. It is widely used for real-time voice and video
transmissions where erroneous packets are not retransmitted. IP provides the routing mechanism. TCP/IP is a routable
protocol, which means that all messages contain not only the address of the destination station, but the address of a
destination network. This allows TCP/IP messages to be sent to multiple networks within an organization or around the
world, hence its use in the worldwide Internet. Every client and server in a TCP/IP network requires an IP address, which
is either permanently assigned or dynamically assigned at startup.
Telnet. A terminal emulation protocol commonly used on the Internet and TCP/IP-based networks. It allows a user at a
terminal or computer to log onto a remote device and run a program.
Terminal Emulation. A “terminal emulation” emulates a character-based mainframe session on a remote non-mainframe
terminal, including all display features, commands and function keys. The VC5000 Series supports Terminal Emulations
in 3270, 5250 and VT220.
Terminate and Stay Resident (TSR). A program under DOS that ends its foreground execution to remain resident in
memory to service hardware/software interrupts, providing background operation. It remains in memory and may
provide services on behalf of other DOS programs.
TFTP. (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) A version of the TCP/IP FTP (File Transfer Protocol) protocol that has no directory or
password capability. It is the protocol used for upgrading firmware, downloading software and remote booting of diskless
devices.
Tolerance. Allowable deviation from the nominal bar or space width.
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol. See TCP/IP.
Trivial File Transfer Protocol. See TFTP.
TSR. See Terminate and Stay Resident.
U
UDP. User Datagram Protocol. A protocol within the IP protocol suite that is used in place of TCP when a reliable delivery
is not required. For example, UDP is used for real-time audio and video traffic where lost packets are simply ignored,
because there is no time to retransmit. If UDP is used and a reliable delivery is required, packet sequence checking and
error notification must be written into the applications.
UPC. Universal Product Code. A relatively complex numeric symbology. Each character consists of two bars and two
spaces, each of which is any of four widths. The standard symbology for retail food packages in the United States.
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V
Visible Laser Diode (VLD). A solid state device which produces visible laser light.
W
Warm Boot. A warm boot restarts the mobile computer by closing all running programs. All data that is not saved to flash
memory is lost.
Index
Numerics
123Scan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-1
2D bar codes
aztec . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-68
aztec inverse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-68
code 128 emulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-64
Data Matrix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-65
Data Matrix inverse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-65
Maxicode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-66
MicroPDF417 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-63
MicroQR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-67
PDF417 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-63
QR code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-66
QR inverse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-67
A
actions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-2
ADF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-1
actions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15-1, 15-27
move cursor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-31
send data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-27
setup fields . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-31
alphanumeric keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-90
alternate rule sets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-3
bar code list . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-6
bar code menu example . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-2
beep . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-46
code lengths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-18
code types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-11
criteria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15-1, 15-11
default rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-5
move cursor past a character . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-31
move cursor to a character . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-31
move cursor to start of data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-31
numeric keypad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15-24, 15-25
pad spaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-37
pad zeros . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-41
rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-1
rules hierarchy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-5
send alt characters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-65
send control characters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-46
send function key . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-75
send keyboard characters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-51
send keypad characters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-70
send value . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-35
skip ahead characters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-32
skip back characters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-33
space removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-36
special commands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-8
specific data string . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-23
specific string
any location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-23
any message ok . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-23
at start . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-23
rule belongs to set . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-26
turn off rule sets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-89
turn on rule sets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-88
zero removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-36
advanced data formatting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-1
actions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-1, 15-27
alphanumeric keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-90
alternate rule sets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-3
bar code menu example . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-2
beep . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-46
code lengths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-18
code types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-11
criteria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-1, 15-11
default rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-5
numeric keypad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-24, 15-25
pad spaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-37
pad zeros . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-41
rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-1
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rules hierarchy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-5
send alt characters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-65
send control characters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-46
send function key . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-75
send keyboard characters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-51
send keypad characters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-70
send preset value . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-35
setup fields . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-31
skip ahead characters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-32
skip back characters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-33
space removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-36
special commands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-8
specific data string . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-23
turn off rule sets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-89
turn on rule sets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-88
zero removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-36
AIM code identifiers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B-3
aiming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-7
decode aiming pattern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-4
aiming pattern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-6
enabling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-4
orientation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-6, 2-7
ASCII character set . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-14, 7-20, 8-11
B
bar codes
123Scan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-1
4state postal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-56
ADF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-8
ADF list . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-6
aztec . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-68
aztec inverse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-68
beep after good decode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-6
beeper tone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-4
beeper volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-5
bookland ISBN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-20
cancel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . D-3
code 128 emulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-64
code 39
transmit buffer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-32
composite CC-A/B . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-60
composite CC-C . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-60
composite TLC-39 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-61
connection maintenance interval . . . . . . . . . . . 4-10
Data Matrix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-65
Data Matrix inverse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-65
data options
pause duration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-8
prefix/suffix values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-4
transmit code ID character . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-3
decode aiming pattern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-4
decode mirror images . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-9
decode session timeout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-8
direct part marking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-5
DPM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-5
flush macro buffer/abort macro PDF entry . . . 13-74
FN1 substitution values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-6
focus mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-3
fuzzy 1D decoding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-8
IBM 468X/469X . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-4
convert unkown to code 39 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-5
default parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-3
port address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-4
illumination . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-4
interleaved 2 of 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-39
inverse 1D . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-52
keyboard wedge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-4
alternate numeric keypad emulation . . . . . . . 6-8
caps lock on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-9
caps lock override . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-9
convert wedge data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-10
country keyboard types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-5
default table . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-3
FN1 substitution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-11
function key mapping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-10
host types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-4
ignore unknown characters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-7
intra-keystroke delay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-8
keystroke delay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-7
send make and break . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-11
Maxicode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-66
MicroPDF417 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-63
MicroQR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-67
miscellaneous
FN1 substitution values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-6
prefix/suffix values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-4
scan data options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-5
transmit code ID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-3
transmit no read message . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-7
numeric bar codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . D-1
parameter broadcast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-12
parameter scanning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-3
PDF417 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-63
picklist mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-7
postal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-53
power mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-5
prefix/suffix values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-4
QR code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-66
QR inverse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-67
radio output power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-12
RS-232
baud rate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-7
beep on BEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-16
beep on bel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-16
check receive errors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-10
data bits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-11
default table . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-3
Index - 3
hardware handshaking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-11
host serial response time-out . . . . . . . . . . . 7-15
host types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-6
ignore unknown characters . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-19
intercharacter delay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-17
Nixdorf mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-18
parity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-9
RTS line state . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-16
software handshaking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-13
stop bits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-10
sample . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C-1
scan data options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-5
scanner emulation
beep style . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-4
check for decode LED . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-12
code 39 full ASCII conversion . . . . . . . . . . 11-8
convert all bar codes to code 39 . . . . . . . . . 11-7
convert newer code types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-6
default table . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-3
ignore unknown characters . . . . . . . . . . . 11-10
leading margin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-11
module width . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-7
parameter pass through . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-5
scanner emulation host . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-4
transmission timeout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-9
set defaults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-3
single point and multipoint . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-13
symbologies
Australian postal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-55
bookland EAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-8
buffering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-31
codabar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-45
codabar CLSI editing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-47
codabar lengths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-45
codabar NOTIS editing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-47
code 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-35
code 11 check digit verification . . . . . . . . . 13-37
code 11 lengths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-35
code 128 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-22
code 128 lengths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-22
code 32 prefix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-26
code 39 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-25
code 39 check digit verification . . . . . . . . . 13-29
code 39 full ASCII . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-30
code 39 lengths . . . . . . . . . 13-23, 13-27, 13-28
code 39 transmit check digit . . . . . . . . . . . 13-29
code 93 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-33
code 93 lengths . . . . . . . . . 13-33, 13-34, 13-36
composite codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-60
convert code 39 to code 32 . . . . . . . . . . . 13-26
convert GS1 DataBar to UPC/EAN . . . . . 13-59
convert UPC-E to UPC-A . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-18
convert UPC-E1 to UPC-A . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-18
Data Matrix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-65
default table . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-2
discrete 2 of 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-43
discrete 2 of 5 lengths . . . . . 13-43, 13-44, 13-46
Dutch postal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-56
EAN zero extend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-19
EAN-13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-7
EAN-8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-8
GS1 DataBar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-58
GS1 DataBar expanded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-59
GS1 DataBar limited . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-58
GS1 DataBar-14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-58
GS1-128 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-24
I 2 of 5 check digit verification . . . . . . . . . . 13-41
I 2 of 5 convert to EAN-13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-42
I 2 of 5 transmit check digit . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-41
interleaved 2 of 5 lengths . . . . . . . 13-39, 13-40
ISBT 128 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-24
Japan postal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-55
Maxicode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-66
MicroPDF417 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-63
MSI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-48
MSI check digit algorithm . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-51
MSI check digits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-50
MSI lengths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-48
MSI transmit check digit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-50
PDF417 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-63
post US4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-57
QR code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-66
redundancy level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-69
security level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-71
supplementals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-9
transmit code 11 check digits . . . . . . . . . . 13-38
transmit UK postal check digit . . . . . . . . . . 13-54
transmit US postal check digit . . . . . . . . . . 13-57
trioptic code 39 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-25
UCC coupon extended code . . . . . . . . . . . 13-21
UK postal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-54
UPC/EAN supp redundancy . . . . . . . . . . . 13-12
UPC-A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-6
UPC-A preamble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-15
UPC-A/E/E1 check digit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-13
UPC-E . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-6
UPC-E preamble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-16
UPC-E1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-7
UPC-E1 preamble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-17
US planet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-53
US postnet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-53
transmit code ID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-3
transmit no read message . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-7
unpair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-13
UPC composite mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-61
UPC/EAN
coupon code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-21
USB
Index - 4
Symbol DS3478 Product Reference Guide
caps lock override . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-7
convert case . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-10
country keyboard types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-5
default table . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-3
device type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-4
emulate keypad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-8
function key mapping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-9
keyboard FN 1 substitution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-9
keystroke delay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-7
simulated caps lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-10
unknown characters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-8
wand emulation
code 39 full ASCII . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-8
convert all to code 39 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-7
default table . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-3
host types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-4
leading margin (quiet zone) . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-5
polarity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-6
unknown characters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-6
battery
charging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-8
charging problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-8
inserting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-7
removing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-7
beeper
definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2
setting tone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-4
setting volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-5
C
cables
installing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4
chapter descriptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xv
character set . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-20, 8-11
charging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-8
LEDs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-8
problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-8
via host . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5
cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1
codabar bar codes
CLSI editing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-47
codabar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-45
lengths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-45
NOTIS editing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-47
code 11 bar codes
code 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-35
lengths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-35
code 128 bar codes
code 128 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-22
GS1-128 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-24
lengths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-22
code 128 emulation bar codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-64
code 39 bar codes
buffering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-31
check digit verification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-29
code 39 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-25
full ASCII . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-30
lengths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-23, 13-27, 13-28
transmit check digit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-29
code 93 bar codes
code 93 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-33
lengths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-33, 13-34, 13-36
code identifiers
AIM code identifiers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B-3
modifier characters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B-4
Symbol code identifiers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B-1
code types
ADF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-11
composite bar codes
composite CC-A/B . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-60
composite CC-C . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-60
composite TLC-39 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-61
UPC composite mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-61
configurations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xv
configuring scanner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-10
123Scan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-1
connecting
IBM host . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-2
keyboard wedge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-2
lost connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-6
RS-232 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-2
scanner emulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-2
Synapse interface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-6
USB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-1
wand emulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-2
cradle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2
connecting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4
diagram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3, 1-4
inserting scanner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-9
mounting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-6
pinouts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-7, 3-8
specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
supply power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5
D
Data Matrix bar codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-65
decode zones
DS3478-HD, DPM far focus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-14
DS3478-HD, DPM near focus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-12
DS3478-HD, DPM near focus, 2D . . . . . . . . . . . 2-13
DS3478-HD, DPM smart focus . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-15
DS3478-SF far focus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-10
DS3478-SF near focus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-8
DS3478-SF near focus, 2D . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-9
DS3478-SF smart focus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-11
decoding preferences parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-2
Index - 5
default parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-2
decoding preferences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-2
IBM 468X/469X . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-3
keyboard wedge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-3
miscellaneous scanner options . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-2
RS-232 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-3
scanner emulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-3
standard default table . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A-1
symbologies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-2
USB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-3
user preferences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-2
wand emulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-3
direct part marking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-6
bar codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-5
scanning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-7
discrete 2 of 5 bar codes
discrete 2 of 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-43
lengths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-43, 13-44, 13-46
DPM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-6
bar codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-5
scanning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-7
K
keyboard maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-12
keyboard wedge connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-2
keyboard wedge default parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-3
L
LED definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-5
M
focus mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-3
macro PDF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-74
flush buffer/abort PDF entry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-74
maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1
Maxicode bar codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-66
MicroPDF417 bar codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-63
miscellaneous scanner parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-2
mounting
cradle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-6
MSI bar codes
check digit algorithm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-51
check digits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-50
lengths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-48
MSI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-48
transmit check digit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-50
multipoint mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2
charging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5
multipoint operation
selecting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-13
H
N
host types
keyboard wedge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-4
RS-232 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-6
wand emulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-4
Near . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-9
notational conventions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xvi
E
exposure options
illumination . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-4
F
I
IBM 468X/469X connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-2
IBM 468X/469X default parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-3
illumination . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-4
information, service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xvii
inserting battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-7
interfaces supported . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2
interleaved 2 of 5 bar codes
check digit verification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-41
convert to EAN-13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-42
transmit check digit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-41
ISBT 128 bar codes
ISBT 128 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-24
P
pairing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-9
PDF417 bar codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-63
pinouts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-7
postal codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-53
4state postal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-56
Austalian postal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-55
Dutch postal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-56
Japan postal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-55
post US4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-57
transmit UK postal check digit . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-54
transmit US postal check digit . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-57
UK postal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-54
US planet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-53
US postnet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-53
power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5
via host . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5
Index - 6
Symbol DS3478 Product Reference Guide
Q
T
QR code bar codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-66
quiet zone (leading margin) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-5
technical specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-5
cradle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-2
R
radio communications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-10
removing battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-7
RS-232 connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-2
RS-232 default parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-3
RS-232 host types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-6
RS-232 parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-4
S
sample bar codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C-1
scanner defaults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-2
scanner emulation connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-2
scanner emulation default parameters . . . . . . . . . . 11-3
scanning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-6
aiming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-6, 2-7
errors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-2, 5-2, 13-1, 14-1
parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-2
sequence example . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-2, 13-1, 14-1
service information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xvii
setup
123Scan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-1
connecting a USB interface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-1
connecting an RS-232 interface . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-2
connecting keyboard wedge interface . . . . . . . . 6-2
connecting to an IBM 468X/469X host . . . . . . . . 9-2
connecting using scanner emulation . . . . . . . . . 11-2
connecting using wand emulation . . . . . . . . . . . 10-2
cradle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2
inserting scanner in cradle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-9
installing the cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4
lost host connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-6
mounting cradle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-6
scanner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2
supplying power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5
unpacking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2
signal descriptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-7
single point mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2
selecting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-13
specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-5
cradle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
standard default parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A-1
support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xvii
Symbol code identifiers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B-1
symbology default parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-2
Synapse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-6
U
unpacking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2
unpairing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-10
bar code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-13
UPC/EAN bar codes
bookland EAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-8
bookland ISBN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-20
check digit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-13
convert UPC-E to UPC-A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-18
convert UPC-E1 to UPC-A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-18
EAN zero extend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-19
EAN-13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-7
EAN-8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-8
supplementals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-9
UCC coupon extended code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-21
UPC-A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-6
UPC-A preamble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-15
UPC-E . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-6
UPC-E preamble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-16
UPC-E1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-7
USB connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-1
USB default parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-3
USB parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-4
user preferences parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-2
W
wand emulation connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-2
wand emulation default parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-3
wand emulation parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-4
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