Motorola Miniscan - Problem Scanning Barcode Troubleshooting

Motorola Miniscan - Problem Scanning Barcode Troubleshooting

Suzy Veitch
17
Aug
2012

​Problem:

Scanner cannot read the barcode.

Possible Causes:

  1. Interface / power cables are loose.
  2. Scanner is not programmed for the correct type of barcode.
  3. Incorrect communication parameters.
  4. Barcode symbol is unreadable.
  5. Innappropriately hot environment.

Possible Solutions:

  1. Check for loose cable connections.
  2. Ensure the scanner is porgrammed to read the type of barcode to be scanned.  Try scanning other barcodes and barcode types.
  3. Check that the communication parameters (baud rate, parity, stop bits etc) are set properly.
  4. Check the symbol to enure it is not defaced.  Try scanning symbols of the sade code type.
  5. Remove scanner from the hot environment and allow it to cool down.
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