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  • Page 1 DS6708 DIGITAL SCANNER PRODUCT REFERENCE GUIDE...
  • Page 3 DS6708 DIGITAL SCANNER PRODUCT REFERENCE GUIDE 72E-86039-10 Revision A March 2015...
  • Page 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide © 2015 Symbol Technologies, Inc. No part of this publication may be reproduced or used in any form, or by any electrical or mechanical means, without permission in writing from Zebra. This includes electronic or mechanical means, such as photocopying, recording, or information storage and retrieval systems.
  • Page 5: Revision History

    ISSN EAN, Matrix 2 of 5, and Chinese 2 of 5 code types; ISBT concatenation • parameters. -06 Rev A 10/2009 Add: • DS6708 with base model Cable installation/removing instructions, presentation mode bar code • parameters and update technical specifications. • RS-232 parameters: Code 39 Full ASCII, PDF417, GS1 DataBar 14/Limited/ Expanded.
  • Page 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Change Date Description -07 Rev A 02/2011 Update: • ETX changed from 1002 to 1003 STX changed from 1003 to 1002. • • Maintenance section • 123Scan chapter. Delete: • Patent and Regulatory sections.
  • Page 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS About This Guide Introduction ............................. xv Configurations..........................xv Chapter Descriptions ........................xv Notational Conventions........................xvi Related Documents ........................xvii Service Information ......................... xvii Chapter 1: Getting Started Introduction ............................ 1-1 Supported Interfaces ........................1-2 Unpacking ............................1-2 Setting Up the Digital Scanner .......................
  • Page 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Chapter 3: Maintenance & 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 & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options Introduction ............................
  • Page 11 Table of Contents Low Light Enhancement ......................5-5 Presentation Mode Field of View ..................... 5-6 Chapter 6: USB Interface Introduction ............................ 6-1 Connecting a USB Interface ......................6-2 USB Parameter Defaults ........................ 6-4 USB Host Parameters ........................6-5 USB Device Type ........................6-5 USB Country Keyboard Types - Country Codes ..............
  • Page 12 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Chapter 8: IBM 468X / 469X Interface Introduction ............................ 8-1 Connecting to an IBM 468X/469X Host ..................8-2 IBM Parameter Defaults ........................ 8-3 IBM 468X/469X Host Parameters ....................8-4 Port Address ..........................8-4 Convert Unknown to Code 39 ....................
  • Page 13 Table of Contents Alternate Numeric Keypad Emulation ..................11-8 Caps Lock On .......................... 11-9 Caps Lock Override ......................... 11-9 Convert Wedge Data ....................... 11-10 Function Key Mapping ......................11-10 FN1 Substitution ........................11-11 Send Make and Break ......................11-11 Keyboard Maps ........................11-12 ASCII Character Set for Keyboard Wedge ..................
  • Page 14 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Enable/Disable GS1-128 (formerly UCC/EAN-128) ..............13-27 Enable/Disable ISBT 128 ......................13-28 ISBT Concatenation ......................... 13-29 Check ISBT Table ........................13-30 ISBT Concatenation Redundancy .................... 13-30 Code 39 ............................13-31 Enable/Disable Code 39 ......................13-31 Enable/Disable Trioptic Code 39 .....................
  • Page 15 Table of Contents Korean 3 of 5 ..........................13-62 Enable/Disable Korean 3 of 5 ....................13-62 Inverse 1D ............................13-63 Postal Codes ..........................13-64 US Postnet ..........................13-64 US Planet ..........................13-64 Transmit US Postal Check Digit ....................13-65 UK Postal ..........................13-65 Transmit UK Postal Check Digit ....................
  • Page 16 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Abort Macro PDF Entry ......................13-87 Chapter 14: Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) Introduction ............................ 14-1 Driver’s License Parsing ........................ 14-2 Parsing Driver’s License Data Fields (Embedded Driver's License Parsing) ........ 14-3 Driver’s License Parse Field Bar Codes .................. 14-3 Driver’s License Parse Field Bar Codes (continued) ...............
  • Page 17 Table of Contents xiii Appendix E: ASCII Character Sets Glossary Index Tell Us What You Think...
  • Page 18 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 19: About This Guide

    The DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide provides general instructions for setting up, operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting the DS6708 digital scanner. NOTE The DS6708 premier digital decoder does not support imaging. For imaging features and parameters, refer to the DS6707 Digital Imager Scanner Product Reference Guide, p/n 72E-83978-xx.
  • Page 20: Notational Conventions

    • Chapter 14, Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) describes how to program the digital scanner to read and utilize the data contained in the 2D bar codes on US driver's licenses and AAMVA compliant ID cards.
  • Page 21: Related Documents

    Indicates Default Related Documents The DS6708 Quick Start Guide, p/n 72-83973-xx, provides general information for getting started with the DS6708 digital scanner, and includes basic set up and operation instructions. The latest version of this guide and all Zebra guides are available at: www.zebra.com/support.
  • Page 22 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 23: Chapter 1 Getting Started

    The DS6708 combines superior 1D and 2D omnidirectional bar code scanning and sub-second image capture. With support for a variety of commonly used interfaces, the DS6708 provides the best value in a digital scanner. Whether in hand-held mode or presentation mode, the digital scanner ensures comfort and ease of use for extended periods of time.
  • Page 24: Supported Interfaces

    1 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Supported Interfaces The DS6708 digital scanner supports: • 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 code menus.This interface supports the following international keyboards (for Windows®...
  • Page 25: Setting Up The Digital Scanner

    Getting Started 1 - 3 Setting Up the Digital Scanner Standard Model Installing the Interface Cable Plug the interface cable modular connector into the cable interface port on the bottom of the scanner handle (see Figure 1-3). Gently tug the cable to ensure the connector is secure. Connect the other end of the interface cable to the host (see the specific host chapter for information on host connections).
  • Page 26 1 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Connecting a Synapse Cable Interface (DS6708 0nly) NOTE Refer to the Synapse Interface Guide provided with the Synapse cable for detailed setup instructions Synapse Smart Cables enable interfacing to a variety of hosts. The Synapse cable has built-in intelligence to detect that host.
  • Page 27: Model With Base

    Getting Started 1 - 5 Model with Base Installing the Interface Cable Turn both angle adjustment knobs left to loosen the scanner in the base. See Figure 1-6. Move the scanner forward until there is full access to the cable interface port on the bottom of the scanner. Figure 1-3 Figure 1-5.
  • Page 28: Configuring The Digital Scanner

    1 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Configuring the Digital Scanner To configure the digital scanner, use the bar codes included in this manual, or the 123Scan configuration program. Chapter 4, User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options...
  • Page 29: Wall Mount

    Getting Started 1 - 7 Wall Mount To use the optional wall mount to mount the digital scanner on a wall, place the mount in the desired location on the wall and secure by inserting two screws* appropriate for the mounting surface through the screw holes on the mount, and into the surface.
  • Page 30 1 - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 31: Chapter 2 Scanning

    CHAPTER 2 SCANNING Introduction This chapter provides beeper and LED definitions, techniques involved in scanning bar codes, general instructions and tips about scanning, and decode zone diagrams.
  • Page 32: Beeper Definitions

    2 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Beeper Definitions The digital scanner issues different beep sequences and patterns to indicate status. Table 2-1 defines beep sequences that occur during both normal scanning and while programming the digital scanner.
  • Page 33 Scanning 2 - 3 Beeper Definitions (Continued) Table 2-1 Beeper Sequence Indication Low/high beeps Flushing an already empty MPDF buffer. ADF Programming: Normal Data Entry. Duration of tones are short. 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.
  • Page 34: Led Definitions

    2 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide LED Definitions In addition to beep sequences, the digital scanner uses a two-color LED to indicate status. Table 2-2 defines LED colors that display during scanning. Standard LED Definitions Table 2-2 Indication No power is applied to the digital scanner, or the digital scanner is on and ready to scan.
  • Page 35: Aiming

    Scanning 2 - 5 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. 2D bar code 1D bar code Linear bar code PDF417 symbol Symbol Aiming Pattern...
  • Page 36: Scanning In Presentation Mode

    2 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Scanning in Presentation Mode Scanning with the Digital Scanner in the Intellistand The optional Intellistand adds greater flexibility to scanning operation. When you place the digital scanner in the stand’s “cup,” the digital scanner’s built-in sensor places the digital scanner in presentation mode. When you remove the digital scanner from the stand it operates in its normal hand-held mode.
  • Page 37: Scanning With The Digital Scanner With Base

    Scanning 2 - 7 Scanning with the Digital Scanner with Base The DS6707 digital scanner with base (DS670X-SR2000XNSR) offers the flexibility of switching between presentation (hands-free) mode and hand-held mode. The default mode is presentation mode. Scanning in Presentation Mode Figure 2-6 Scanning with the Digital Scanner Ensure all connections are secure (see the appropriate host chapter).
  • Page 38: Decode Zones

    5 mil (Code 39) 10 mil I 2 of 5 25.4 13 mil (100% UPC/EAN) 20 mil (Code 39) 12.9 Postnet 12.5 In . 12.7 25.4 38.1 Depth of Field DS6708 Digital Scanner Decode Zone for 1D Bar Codes Figure 2-7...
  • Page 39 25.4 10 mil QR Code PDF417 (10 mil) 10 mil MicroPDF 7.50 Datamatrix (10 mil) 7.50 1.10 35 mil Maxicode 12.8 In . 12.7 25.4 38.1 Depth of Field DS6708 Digital Scanner Decode Zone for 2D Bar Codes Figure 2-8...
  • Page 40 2 - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 41: Chapter 3 Maintenance & Technical Specifications

    CHAPTER 3 MAINTENANCE & TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS Introduction This chapter provides suggested scanner maintenance, troubleshooting, 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 abrasive material to touch the window. •...
  • Page 42: Troubleshooting

    3 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Table 3-1 Problem Possible Causes Possible Solutions The aiming pattern does not No power to the digital scanner. If the configuration requires a power appear when pressing the supply, re-connect the power supply.
  • Page 43 Maintenance & Technical Specifications 3 - 3 Troubleshooting (Continued) Table 3-1 Problem Possible Causes Possible Solutions Digital scanner decodes bar Digital scanner is not programmed Scan the appropriate host type code, but does not transmit for the correct host type. programming bar code.
  • Page 44 3 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Troubleshooting (Continued) Table 3-1 Problem Possible Causes Possible Solutions Digital scanner emits Clearing Code 39 buffer. Normal when scanning the Code 39 low/high/low beeps. Buffering Clear Buffer bar code or upon attempt to transmit an empty Code 39 buffer.
  • Page 45: Technical Specifications

    Maintenance & Technical Specifications 3 - 5 Technical Specifications Technical Specifications Table 3-2 Item Description Physical Characteristics Dimensions 6.55 in. x 4.72 in. x 2.82 in. (16.6 cm x 11.9 cm x 7.1 cm) (H x L x W) (For scanner only, not including base) Weight: 6.4 oz.
  • Page 46 3 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Technical Specifications (Continued) Table 3-2 Item Description Print Contrast 25% minimum reflectance Motion Tolerances Horizontal Velocity: 5 in. (12.7 cm) per second Interfaces Supported RS-232C (Standard, Nixdorf, ICL, & Fujitsu); USB (Standard, IBM SurePOS, Macintosh);...
  • Page 47: Digital Scanner Signal Descriptions

    Interface cable modular connector Digital Scanner Cable Pinouts Figure 3-1 The signal descriptions in Table 3-3 apply to the connectors on the DS6708 digital scanner and are for reference only. DS6708 Digital Scanner Signal Pin-outs Table 3-3 Keyboard Scanner Synapse...
  • Page 48 3 - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 49: Chapter 4 User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options

    CHAPTER 4 USER PREFERENCES & MISCELLANEOUS DIGITAL SCANNER OPTIONS Introduction You can program the digital scanner to perform various functions, or activate different features. This chapter describes each user preference feature and provides programming bar codes for selecting these features. The digital scanner ships with the settings shown in Table 4-1 on page 4-2 (also see...
  • Page 50: Scanning Sequence Examples

    4 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Scanning Sequence Examples In most cases, scanning one bar code sets the parameter value. For example, to set the beeper tone to high, scan the High Frequency (beeper tone) bar code listed under Beeper Tone on page 4-5.
  • Page 51 User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options 4 - 3 User Preferences Parameter Defaults (Continued) Table 4-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number Mobile Phone Decode Aggressiveness F1h D6h Medium 4-14 Decode Session Timeout 9.9 sec 4-15 Timeout Between Decodes, Same Symbol 0.6 sec 4-15 Beep After Good Decode...
  • Page 52: User Preferences

    4 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 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. You can reset the digital scanner to two types of defaults: factory defaults or custom defaults. Scan the appropriate bar code below to reset the scanner to its default settings and/or set its current settings as custom defaults.
  • Page 53: Parameter Scanning

    User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options 4 - 5 Parameter Scanning Parameter # ECh To disable decoding of parameter bar codes, including the Set Defaults parameter bar codes, scan the Disable Parameter Scanning bar code below. To re-enable decoding of parameter bar codes, scan Enable Parameter Scanning.
  • Page 54: Beeper Volume

    4 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Beeper Volume Parameter # 8Ch To select a beeper volume, scan the Low Volume, Medium Volume, or High Volume bar code. Low Volume (02h) Medium Volume (01h) High Volume (00h) Suppress Power-up Beeps Parameter # F1h D1h Select whether or not to suppress the digital imager scanner’s power-up beeps.
  • Page 55: Power Mode

    User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options 4 - 7 Power Mode Parameter # 80h This parameter determines whether or not power remains on after a decode attempt. In reduced power mode, the digital scanner enters into a low power consumption mode to preserve battery life after each decode attempt.
  • Page 56: Time Delay To Low Power Mode

    4 - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Time Delay to Low Power Mode Parameter # 92h NOTE This parameter only applies when Power Mode is set to Reduced Power. This parameter sets the time the digital scanner remains active after decoding. The digital scanner wakes upon trigger pull or when the host attempts to communicate with the digital scanner.
  • Page 57: Trigger Mode

    User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options 4 - 9 Trigger Mode Parameter # 8Ah Select one of the following trigger modes for the digital scanner: • Level - A trigger pull activates decode processing. Decode processing continues until the bar code decodes, you release the trigger, or the Decode Session Timeout occurs.
  • Page 58: Picklist Mode

    4 - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 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: •...
  • Page 59: Presentation Time Delay Mode

    User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options 4 - 11 Presentation Time Delay Mode Parameter # F1h E9h Use this option to set the time the digital imager scanner enters into hands-free mode. The default is Disable feature. The digital imager scanner will remain in hands-free mode until the trigger is pulled and released at which point the digital imager scanner will revert to the current trigger mode setting.
  • Page 60 4 - 12 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Presentation Time Delay Mode (continued) 6 Seconds 7 Seconds 8 Seconds 9 Seconds NOTE *The digital imager scanner default is Disable for the Presentation Time Delay Mode parameter. **The digital imager scanner with base default is 3 seconds for the Presentation Time Delay Mode...
  • Page 61: Mobile Phone/Display Mode

    User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options 4 - 13 Mobile Phone/Display Mode Parameter # F1h CCh This mode improves bar code reading performance off mobile phones and electronic displays. Enable this in hand-held, hands-free, or both modes, or disable this. Disable Mobile Phone/Display Mode (00h) Enable in Hand-Held Mode...
  • Page 62: Mobile Phone Decode Aggressiveness

    4 - 14 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Mobile Phone Decode Aggressiveness Parameter # F1h D6h This mode is used to decode bar codes from the LCD display. This parameter is used to adjust the aggressiveness of cell phone bar code reading versus paper label bar code reading.
  • Page 63: Decode Session Timeout

    User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options 4 - 15 Decode Session Timeout Parameter # 88h 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 9.9 seconds. To set a Decode Session Timeout, scan the bar code below.
  • Page 64: Beep After Good Decode

    4 - 16 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Beep After Good Decode Parameter # 38h Scan a bar code below to select whether or not the digital scanner beeps after a good decode. If selecting Do Not Beep After Good Decode, the beeper still operates during parameter menu scanning and to indicate error conditions.
  • Page 65: Decode Mirror Images (Data Matrix Only)

    User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options 4 - 17 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 •...
  • Page 66: Pdf Prioritization

    4 - 18 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide PDF Prioritization Parameter # F1h CFh Enable this feature to delay decoding a 1D bar code (Code 128 of 8 to 25 characters length) by the value specified in PDF Prioritization Timeout.
  • Page 67: Miscellaneous Scanner Parameters

    User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options 4 - 19 Miscellaneous Scanner Parameters Transmit Code ID Character Parameter # 2Dh A Code ID character identifies the code type of a scanned bar code. This is useful when decoding more than one code type.
  • Page 68: Prefix/Suffix Values

    4 - 20 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Prefix/Suffix Values Key Category Parameter # P = 63h, S1 = 62h, S2 = 64h Decimal Value Parameter # P = 69h, S1 = 68h, S2 = 6Ah You can append a prefix and/or one or two suffixes to scan data for use in data editing. To set a value for a prefix or suffix, scan a four-digit number (i.e., four bar codes from...
  • Page 69: Scan Data Transmission Format

    User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options 4 - 21 Scan Data Transmission Format Parameter # EBh To change the scan data format, scan one of the following eight 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 4-20.
  • Page 70: Fn1 Substitution Values

    4 - 22 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Scan Data Transmission Format (continued) <PREFIX> <DATA> <SUFFIX 1> (05h) <PREFIX> <DATA> <SUFFIX 2> (06h) <PREFIX> <DATA> <SUFFIX 1> <SUFFIX 2> (07h) FN1 Substitution Values Key Category Parameter # 67h Decimal Value Parameter # 6Dh The Wedge and USB HID Keyboard hosts support a FN1 Substitution feature.
  • Page 71: Transmit "No Read" Message

    User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options 4 - 23 Transmit “No Read” Message Parameter # 5Eh Scan a bar code below to select whether or not to transmit a No Read message. Enable this to transmit the characters NR when a bar code does not decoded. Disable this to send nothing to the host if a symbol does not decode.
  • Page 72: Synapse Interface

    4 - 24 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Synapse Interface Parameter # F0h ACh The auto-detection of a Synapse cable varies in duration depending on the type of Synapse connection. If you connected a digital scanner to another scanner using a Synapse cable, use the Auxiliary Synapse Port connection.
  • Page 73: Chapter 5 Decoding Preferences

    CHAPTER 5 DECODING PREFERENCES Introduction You can program the digital scanner to perform various functions, or activate different features. This chapter describes decoding preference features and provides programming bar codes for selecting these features. The digital scanner ships with the settings shown in the Decoding Preferences Parameter Defaults on page 5-2 (also see Appendix A, Standard Default Parameters...
  • Page 74: Scanning Sequence Examples

    5 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 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 5-5.
  • Page 75: Decoding Preferences

    Decoding Preferences 5 - 3 Decoding Preferences The parameters in this chapter control bar code decoding characteristics. Decoding Illumination Parameter # F0h 2Ah Selecting Enable Decoding Illumination causes the digital scanner to flash illumination to aid decoding. Select Disable Decoding Illumination to prevent the digital scanner from using decoding illumination. Enabling illumination usually results in superior images.
  • Page 76: Illumination Bank Control

    5 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Illumination Bank Control Parameter # F1h 3Bh Select an illumination bank control parameter to control the illumination banks on the scan engine. • Full (0) (default): Enable the full illumination system.
  • Page 77: Decode Aiming Pattern

    Decoding Preferences 5 - 5 Decode Aiming Pattern Parameter # F0h 32h This parameter only applies in Decode Mode. Select Enable Decode Aiming Pattern to project the aiming pattern during bar code capture, or Disable Decode Aiming Pattern to turn the aiming pattern off. NOTE With Picklist Mode on page 4-10 enabled, the decode aiming pattern flashes even when the Decode...
  • Page 78: Presentation Mode Field Of View

    5 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Presentation Mode Field of View Parameter # F1h 61h In presentation mode, the digital scanner searches for a bar code in a smaller region around the aiming pattern’s center cross to speed search time.
  • Page 79: Chapter 6 Usb Interface

    CHAPTER 6 USB INTERFACE Introduction This chapter describes how to set up the digital scanner with a USB host. The digital scanner connects directly to a USB host, or a powered USB hub, which powers it. No additional power supply is required. Throughout the programming bar code menus, asterisks ( ) indicate default values.
  • Page 80: Connecting A Usb Interface

    6 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Connecting a USB Interface Interface Cable USB Series A Connector USB Connection Figure 6-1 USB Series A Interface Cable Connector USB Connection for Scanner with Base Figure 6-2 The digital scanner connects with USB-capable hosts including: •...
  • Page 81 USB Interface 6 - 3 The digital scanner also interfaces with other USB hosts which support USB Human Interface Devices (HID). To set up the digital scanner: NOTE Interface cables vary depending on configuration. The connectors illustrated in Figure 6-1and Figure 6-2 are examples only.
  • Page 82: Usb Parameter Defaults

    6 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide USB Parameter Defaults Table 6-1 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 6-5.
  • Page 83: Usb Host Parameters

    USB Interface 6 - 5 USB Host Parameters USB Device Type Select the desired USB device type. NOTE When changing USB Device Types, the digital scanner automatically resets and issues the standard startup beep sequences. NOTE Select IBM Hand-Held USB to disable data transmission when an IBM register issues a Scan Disable command.
  • Page 84 6 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide USB Device Type (continued) IBM OPOS (IBM Hand-Held USB with Full Scan Disable) Simple COM Port Emulation USB CDC Host NOTE Before selecting USB CDC Host, install the CDC INF file on the host to ensure the digital imager scanner does not stall during power up (due to a failure to enumerate USB).
  • Page 85: Usb Country Keyboard Types - Country Codes

    USB Interface 6 - 7 USB Country Keyboard Types - Country Codes Scan the bar code corresponding to the keyboard type. This setting applies only to the USB Keyboard HID device. NOTE When changing USB country keyboard types the digital scanner automatically resets and issues the standard startup beep sequences.
  • Page 86 6 - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide USB Country Keyboard Types - Country Codes (continued) French Belgian Windows Spanish Windows Italian Windows Swedish Windows UK English Windows Japanese Windows (ASCII) Portuguese-Brazilian Windows...
  • Page 87: Usb Keystroke Delay

    USB Interface 6 - 9 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 a slower transmission of data. No Delay Medium Delay (20 msec) Long Delay (40 msec) USB CAPS Lock Override This option applies only to the USB Keyboard HID device.
  • Page 88: Usb Ignore Unknown Characters

    6 - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide USB Ignore Unknown Characters This option applies only to the USB Keyboard HID device and IBM device. 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.
  • Page 89: Usb Ignore Beep Directive

    USB Interface 6 - 11 USB Ignore Beep Directive This applies only to IBM hand-held, IBM table-top, and OPOS devices. Scan one of the following bar codes to honor or ignore a beep directive. All directives are still acknowledged as if they were processed. Honor USB Beep Directive Ignore USB Beep Directive USB Ignore Type Directive...
  • Page 90: Emulate Keypad

    6 - 12 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 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...
  • Page 91: Usb Keyboard Fn 1 Substitution

    USB Interface 6 - 13 USB Keyboard FN 1 Substitution This option applies only to the USB Keyboard HID device. Enable this to replace any FN 1 characters in a GS1 128 bar code with a user-selected Key Category and value (see FN1 Substitution Values on page 4-22 to set the Key Category and Key Value).
  • Page 92: Usb Transmission Speed Parameters

    6 - 14 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide USB Transmission Speed Parameters Use the following parameters to speed USB data transmission: • USB Polling Interval - When using more current USB systems, use this parameter to set a lower interval in order to increase data transmission speed.
  • Page 93 USB Interface 6 - 15 USB Polling Interval (continued) 5 msec 6 msec 7 msec 8 msec 9 msec...
  • Page 94 6 - 16 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Fast HID Keyboard This option transmits USB Keyboard HID data at a faster rate. NOTE Quick Emulation overrides Fast HID. Enable Disable Quick Keypad Emulation This option applies only to the USB Keyboard HID Device and if Emulate Keypad is enabled. This parameter enables a quicker method of keypad emulation where ASCII sequences are only sent for ASCII characters not found on the keyboard.
  • Page 95: Function Key Mapping

    USB Interface 6 - 17 Function Key Mapping ASCII values under 32 are normally sent as a control-key sequences (see Table 6-2 on page 6-19). Enable this parameter to send the keys in bold in place of the standard key mapping. Table entries that do not have a bold entry remain the same whether or not you enable this parameter.
  • Page 96: Convert Case

    6 - 18 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 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...
  • Page 97: Ascii Character Set For Usb

    USB Interface 6 - 19 ASCII Character Set for USB USB Prefix/Suffix Values Table 6-2 Full ASCII Code 39 Prefix/ Suffix Value Keystroke Encode Char.acter 1000 CTRL 2 1001 CTRL A 1002 CTRL B 1003 CTRL C 1004 CTRL D 1005 CTRL E 1006...
  • Page 98 6 - 20 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide USB Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 6-2 Full ASCII Code 39 Prefix/ Suffix Value Keystroke Encode Char.acter 1026 CTRL Z 1027 CTRL [/ESC 1028 CTRL \ 1029 CTRL ] 1030 CTRL 6...
  • Page 99 USB Interface 6 - 21 USB Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 6-2 Full ASCII Code 39 Prefix/ Suffix Value Keystroke Encode Char.acter 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 < 1061 1062 > 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 1071 1072 1073 1074...
  • Page 100 6 - 22 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide USB Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 6-2 Full ASCII Code 39 Prefix/ Suffix Value Keystroke Encode Char.acter 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098...
  • Page 101 USB Interface 6 - 23 USB Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 6-2 Full ASCII Code 39 Prefix/ Suffix Value Keystroke Encode Char.acter 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 The keystroke in bold transmits only if you enable Function Key Mapping on page 6-17.
  • Page 102 6 - 24 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide USB ALT Key Character Set Table 6-3 ALT Keys Keystroke 2064 ALT 2 2065 ALT A 2066 ALT B 2067 ALT C 2068 ALT D 2069 ALT E 2070 ALT F...
  • Page 103 USB Interface 6 - 25 USB GUI Key Character Set Table 6-4 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...
  • Page 104 6 - 26 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide USB GUI Key Character Set (Continued) Table 6-4 GUI Key Keystroke 3082 GUI R 3083 GUI S 3084 GUI T 3085 GUI U 3086 GUI V 3087 GUI W 3088 GUI X...
  • Page 105 USB Interface 6 - 27 USB F Key Character Set Table 6-5 F Keys Keystroke 5001 5002 5003 5004 5005 5006 5007 5008 5009 5010 5011 5012 5013 5014 5015 5016 5017 5018 5019 5020 5021 5022 5023 5024...
  • Page 106 6 - 28 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide USB Numeric Keypad Character Set Table 6-6 Numeric Keypad Keystroke 6042 6043 6044 undefined 6045 6046 6047 6048 6049 6050 6051 6052 6053 6054 6055 6056 6057 6058 Enter 6059 Num Lock...
  • Page 107 USB Interface 6 - 29 USB Extended Keypad Character Set Table 6-7 Extended Keypad Keystroke 7001 Break 7002 Delete 7003 PgUp 7004 7005 Pg Dn 7006 Pause 7007 Scroll Lock 7008 Backspace 7009 7010 Print Screen 7011 Insert 7012 Home 7013 Enter 7014...
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  • Page 109: Chapter 7 Rs-232 Interface

    CHAPTER 7 RS-232 INTERFACE Introduction This chapter describes how to set up the digital scanner with an RS-232 host. Use the RS-232 interface to connect the digital scanner to point-of-sale devices, host computers, or other devices with an available RS-232 port (e.g., com port).
  • Page 110: Connecting An Rs-232 Interface

    7 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Connecting an RS-232 Interface Connect the digital scanner directly to the host computer. Interface Cable Serial Port Connector to Host Power Supply Cable RS-232 Direct Connection Figure 7-1 Base Serial Port...
  • Page 111 RS-232 Interface 7 - 3 Attach the modular connector of the RS-232 interface cable to the cable interface port on the digital scanner (see Installing the Interface Cable on page 1-3). Connect the other end of the RS-232 interface cable to the serial port on the host. Connect the power supply to the serial connector end of the RS-232 interface cable.
  • Page 112: Rs-232 Parameter Defaults

    7 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide RS-232 Parameter Defaults Table 7-1 lists the defaults for RS-232 host parameters. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar code(s) provided in the RS-232 Host Parameters section beginning on page 7-5.
  • Page 113: Rs-232 Host Parameters

    RS-232 Interface 7 - 5 RS-232 Host Parameters Selecting ICL, Fujitsu, Wincor-Nixdorf Mode A, Wincor-Nixdorf Mode B, OPOS/JPOS, Olivetti, or Omron enables the transmission of code ID characters listed in Table 7-2. 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.
  • Page 114 7 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide RS-232 Host Parameters (continued) Selecting ICL, Fujitsu, Wincor-Nixdorf Mode A, Wincor-Nixdorf Mode B, OPOS/JPOS, Olivetti, or Omron 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.
  • Page 115: Host Types

    RS-232 Interface 7 - 7 RS-232 Host Types To select an RS-232 host interface, 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 Scanning Standard RS-232 activates the RS-232 driver, but does not change port settings (e.g., parity, data bits, handshaking).
  • Page 116: Baud Rate

    7 - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 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.
  • Page 117 RS-232 Interface 7 - 9 Baud Rate (continued) Baud Rate 9600 Baud Rate 19,200 Baud Rate 38,400 Baud Rate 57,600...
  • Page 118: Parity

    7 - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 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.
  • Page 119: Stop Bit Select

    RS-232 Interface 7 - 11 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.
  • Page 120: Check Receive Errors

    7 - 12 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 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 above.
  • Page 121 RS-232 Interface 7 - 13 Hardware Handshaking (continued) • None: Scan this bar code to disable hardware handshaking. • Standard RTS/CTS: Scan this bar code to select Standard RTS/CTS Hardware Handshaking. • RTS/CTS Option 1: If you select RTS/CTS Option 1, the digital scanner asserts RTS before transmitting and ignores the state of CTS.
  • Page 122: Software Handshaking

    7 - 14 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 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.
  • Page 123 RS-232 Interface 7 - 15 Software Handshaking (continued) None ACK/NAK ACK/NAK with ENQ XON/XOFF...
  • Page 124: Host Serial Response Timeout

    7 - 16 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Host Serial Response Timeout 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.
  • Page 125: Rts Line State

    RS-232 Interface 7 - 17 RTS Line State This parameter sets the idle state of the Serial Host RTS line. Scan a bar code below to select Low RTS or High RTS line state. Host: Low RTS Host: High RTS Beep on <BEL>...
  • Page 126: Intercharacter Delay

    7 - 18 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 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...
  • Page 127: Nixdorf Beep/Led Options

    RS-232 Interface 7 - 19 Nixdorf Beep/LED Options If you selected Nixdorf Mode B, this indicates when the digital scanner beeps and turns on its LED after a decode. Normal Operation (Beep/LED immediately after decode) Beep/LED After Transmission Beep/LED After CTS Pulse Ignore Unknown Characters Unknown characters are characters the host does not recognize.
  • Page 128: Ascii Character Set For Rs-232

    7 - 20 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide ASCII Character Set for RS-232 You can assign the values in Table 7-4 as prefixes or suffixes for ASCII character data transmission. Prefix/Suffix Values Table 7-4 Prefix/Suffix Full ASCII ASCII Character...
  • Page 129 RS-232 Interface 7 - 21 Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 7-4 Prefix/Suffix Full ASCII ASCII Character Value Code 39 Encode Character 1028 1029 1030 1031 1032 Space Space 1033 1034 " 1035 1036 1037 1038 & 1039 ‘ 1040 1041 1042 1043 1044 1045...
  • Page 130 7 - 22 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 7-4 Prefix/Suffix Full ASCII ASCII Character Value Code 39 Encode Character 1059 1060 < 1061 1062 > 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 1071 1072...
  • Page 131 RS-232 Interface 7 - 23 Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 7-4 Prefix/Suffix Full ASCII ASCII Character Value Code 39 Encode Character 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099 1100 1101 1102 1103 1104 1105 1106 1107 1108 1109 1110 1111 1112...
  • Page 132 7 - 24 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 7-4 Prefix/Suffix Full ASCII ASCII Character Value Code 39 Encode Character 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 1127 Undefined 7013 ENTER...
  • Page 133: Chapter 8 Ibm 468X / 469X Interface

    CHAPTER 8 IBM 468X / 469X INTERFACE Introduction This chapter describes how to set up the digital scanner with an IBM 468X/469X host. Throughout the programming bar code menus, asterisks ( ) indicate default values. Disable Convert to Code 39 Feature/Option Indicates Default NOTE Most computer monitors allow scanning the bar codes directly on the screen.
  • Page 134: Connecting To An Ibm 468X/469X Host

    8 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Connecting to an IBM 468X/469X Host Connect the digital scanner directly to the host interface. Interface Cable Host Port Connector IBM Direct Connection Figure 8-1 Interface Cable Host Port Connector IBM Direct Connection for Scanner with Base Figure 8-2 NOTE Interface cables vary depending on configuration.
  • Page 135: Ibm Parameter Defaults

    IBM 468X / 469X Interface 8 - 3 IBM Parameter Defaults Table 8-1 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 8-4. NOTE See Appendix A, Standard Default Parameters for all user preferences, hosts, symbologies, and miscellaneous default parameters.
  • Page 136: Ibm 468X/469X Host Parameters

    8 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide IBM 468X/469X Host Parameters Port Address This parameter sets the IBM 468X/469X port used. NOTE Scanning one of these bar codes enables the RS-485 interface on the digital scanner. None Selected...
  • Page 137: Convert Unknown To Code 39

    IBM 468X / 469X Interface 8 - 5 Convert Unknown to Code 39 Scan a bar code below to enable or disable the conversion of unknown bar code type data to Code 39. Enable Convert Unknown to Code 39 Disable Convert Unknown to Code 39 Ignore Beep Directive The host can send a beep request to the digital scanner.
  • Page 138: Ignore Bar Code Configuration Directive

    8 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Ignore Bar Code Configuration Directive The host has the ability to enable/disable code types. When this parameter is enabled, the request is not sent to the attached digital scanner. All directives are still acknowledged to the IBM RS485 host.
  • Page 139: Chapter 9 Wand Emulation Interface

    CHAPTER 9 WAND EMULATION INTERFACE Introduction This chapter describes how to set up the digital scanner with a wand emulation host when you need Wand Emulation communication. The digital scanner connects to an external wand decoder or to a decoder integrated in a mobile computer or Point-of-Sale (POS) terminal.
  • Page 140: Connecting Using Wand Emulation

    9 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Connecting Using Wand Emulation To perform Wand Emulation, connect the digital scanner to a mobile computer, or a controller which collects the wand data and interprets it for the host. Mobile Computer...
  • Page 141 Wand Emulation Interface 9 - 3 Attach the modular connector of the Wand Emulation interface cable to cable interface port on the digital scanner (see Installing the Interface Cable on page 1-3). Connect the other end of the Wand Emulation interface cable to the wand port on the mobile computer or controller.
  • Page 142: Wand Emulation Parameter Defaults

    9 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Wand Emulation Parameter Defaults Table 9-1 lists the defaults for Wand Emulation host types. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar code(s) provided in Wand Emulation Host Parameters on page 9-5.
  • Page 143: Wand Emulation Host Parameters

    Wand Emulation Interface 9 - 5 Wand Emulation Host Parameters Wand Emulation Host Types Select a Wand Emulation host by scanning one of the bar codes below. Symbol OmniLink Interface Controller Symbol PDT Terminal (MSI) Symbol PTC Terminal (Telxon)
  • Page 144: Leading Margin (Quiet Zone)

    9 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 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. This parameter accommodates older wand decoders which cannot handle short leading margins.
  • Page 145: Polarity

    Wand Emulation Interface 9 - 7 Polarity Polarity determines how the digital scanner's Wand Emulation interface creates the Digitized Barcode Pattern (DBP). DBP is a digital signal that represents the scanned bar code. Different decoders expect the DBP in a certain format.
  • Page 146: Convert All Bar Codes To Code 39

    9 - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Convert All Bar Codes to Code 39 By default, the Wand Emulation interface sends data to the attached host in the decoded symbology. This can be a problem for customers with older systems that do not recognize newer symbologies (for example, GS1 DataBar).
  • Page 147: Convert Code 39 To Full Ascii

    Wand Emulation Interface 9 - 9 Convert Code 39 to Full ASCII By default, a space replaces characters that do not have a corresponding character in the Code 39 symbology set. Enable this parameter to encode 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.
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  • Page 149: Chapter 10 Scanner Emulation Interface

    CHAPTER 10 SCANNER EMULATION INTERFACE Introduction This chapter describes how to set up the digital scanner with a Scanner Emulation host. In this mode, the digital scanner connects to an external decoder or to a decoder integrated in a mobile computer or Point-of-Sale (POS) terminal.
  • Page 150: Connecting Using Scanner Emulation

    10 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Connecting Using Scanner Emulation To perform Scanner Emulation, connect the digital scanner to a mobile computer, or a controller which collects the data and interprets it for the host. Host Port Connector...
  • Page 151 Scanner Emulation Interface 10 - 3 Attach the modular connector of the Scanner Emulation interface cable to the cable interface port on the digital scanner. See Installing the Interface Cable on page 1-3. Connect the other end of the Scanner Emulation interface cable to the scanner port on the mobile computer or controller.
  • Page 152: Scanner Emulation Parameter Defaults

    10 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Scanner Emulation Parameter Defaults Table 10-1 lists the defaults for the Scanner Emulation host. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar code(s) provided in the Scanner Emulation Host Parameters section beginning on page 10-5.
  • Page 153: Scanner Emulation Host

    Scanner Emulation Interface 10 - 5 Scanner Emulation Host Scan the bar code below to enable the Scanner Emulation host. Scanner Emulation Host Scanner Emulation Host Parameters Beep Style The Scanner Emulation host supports three beep styles. • Beep On Successful Transmit: The digital scanner beeps when the attached decoder issues the decode signal to the digital scanner, so the digital scanner and the attached decoder beep at the same time.
  • Page 154: Parameter Pass-Through

    10 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 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 entire system by scanning the necessary parameters only once.
  • Page 155: Convert Newer Code Types

    Scanner Emulation Interface 10 - 7 Convert Newer Code Types The digital scanner supports a variety of code types that are not decodable by attached decoder systems. To allow compatibility in these environments, the digital scanner converts these code types to more commonly decodable symbologies, as per the following chart.
  • Page 156: Convert All Bar Codes To Code 39

    10 - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Convert All Bar Codes to Code 39 Scan a bar code below to enable or disable converting all bar code data to Code 39. *Do Not Convert Bar Codes To Code 39...
  • Page 157: Transmission Timeout

    Scanner Emulation Interface 10 - 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 successfully receive the bar code data), the digital scanner issues transmit error beeps.
  • Page 158: Ignore Unknown Characters

    10 - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Ignore Unknown Characters Unknown characters are characters the decoder does not recognize. Select Ignore Unknown Characters to send all bar code data except for unknown characters. The digital scanner issues no error beeps.
  • Page 159: Check For Decode Led

    Scanner Emulation Interface 10 - 11 Leading Margin (continued) 5 ms Leading Margin 10 ms Leading Margin Check For Decode LED The attached decoder normally asserts the Decode line to signal to the Scanner Emulation host to indicate that it successfully decoded the transmitted bar code. Some decoders, however, do not assert the Decode signal. In this case, the digital scanner emits transmit error beeps to indicate that the bar code did not successfully transmit.
  • Page 160 10 - 12 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 161: Chapter 11 Keyboard Wedge Interface

    CHAPTER 11 KEYBOARD WEDGE INTERFACE Introduction This chapter describes how to set up a Keyboard Wedge interface with the digital scanner. With this interface, the digital scanner is connected between the keyboard and host computer, and translates bar code data into keystrokes.
  • Page 162: Connecting A Keyboard Wedge Interface

    11 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Connecting a Keyboard Wedge Interface Male DIN Connector Female DIN Connector Keyboard Connector Keyboard Wedge Connection with Y-cable Figure 11-1 Female DIN Connector Keyboard Connector Keyboard Wedge Connection with Y-cable for Scanner with Base...
  • Page 163: Keyboard Wedge Parameter Defaults

    Keyboard Wedge Interface 11 - 3 Turn off the host and unplug the keyboard connector. Attach the modular connector of the Y-cable to the cable interface port on the digital scanner. See Installing the Interface Cable on page 1-3. Connect the round male DIN host connector of the Y-cable to the keyboard port on the host device. Connect the round female DIN keyboard connector of the Y-cable to the keyboard connector.
  • Page 164: Keyboard Wedge Host Parameters

    11 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge Host Parameters Keyboard Wedge Host Types Select the Keyboard Wedge host by scanning one of the bar codes below. IBM PC/AT & IBM PC Compatibles IBM PS/2 (Model 30)
  • Page 165: Keyboard Wedge Country Types - Country Codes

    Keyboard Wedge Interface 11 - 5 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 11-8. North American German Windows French Windows French Canadian Windows 95/98 French Canadian Windows XP/2000...
  • Page 166 11 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge Country Types - Country Codes (continued) Spanish Windows Italian Windows Swedish Windows UK English Windows Japanese Windows Portuguese-Brazilian Windows...
  • Page 167: Ignore Unknown Characters

    Keyboard Wedge Interface 11 - 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 issues no error beeps.
  • Page 168: Intra-Keystroke Delay

    11 - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Intra-Keystroke Delay Enable this to insert an additional delay between each emulated key depression and release. This sets the Keystroke Delay parameter to a minimum of 5 msec as well. Enable...
  • Page 169: Caps Lock On

    Keyboard Wedge Interface 11 - 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 If you enable this, on AT or AT Notebook hosts, the keyboard ignores the state of the Caps Lock key. Therefore, an ‘A’...
  • Page 170: Convert Wedge Data

    11 - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Convert Wedge Data Enable this to convert all bar code data to the selected case. Convert to Upper Case Convert to Lower Case No Convert Function Key Mapping ASCII values under 32 are normally sent as control key sequences (see Table 11-2 on page 11-14).
  • Page 171: Fn1 Substitution

    Keyboard Wedge Interface 11 - 11 FN1 Substitution Enable this to replace FN1 characters in a GS1 128 bar code with a user-selected keystroke (see Substitution on page 11-11). Enable Disable 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...
  • Page 172: Keyboard Maps

    11 - 12 DS6708 Digital Scanner 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 4-20. 7006 7014 5001 5002 5003 5004 5005...
  • Page 173 Keyboard Wedge Interface 11 - 13 1068 1067 1066 1070 1071 1065 1069 1075 1072 1074 1076 1073 1077 1078 1079 1080 1082 1083 1084 1085 1081 5001 5002 1045 5013 1086 5011 5003 5014 5015 1087 5004 5005 5006 1043 5016 1088...
  • Page 174: Ascii Character Set For Keyboard Wedge

    11 - 14 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide ASCII Character Set for Keyboard Wedge 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 +B, it transmits as b, %J as ?, and %V as @.
  • Page 175 Keyboard Wedge Interface 11 - 15 Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 11-2 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char.acter 1024 CTRL X 1025 CTRL Y 1026 CTRL Z 1027 CTRL [ /ESC 1028 CTRL \ 1029 CTRL ] 1030 CTRL 6...
  • Page 176 11 - 16 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 11-2 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char.acter 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 < 1061 1062 > 1063 1064...
  • Page 177 Keyboard Wedge Interface 11 - 17 Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 11-2 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char.acter 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 ‘ 1097 1098 1099 1100...
  • Page 178 11 - 18 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 11-2 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char.acter 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124...
  • Page 179 Keyboard Wedge Interface 11 - 19 Keyboard Wedge ALT Key Character Set Table 11-3 ALT Keys Keystroke 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...
  • Page 180 11 - 20 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge GUI Key Character Set Table 11-4 GUI Keys Keystrokes 3000 Right Control Key 3048 GUI 0 3049 GUI 1 3050 GUI 2 3051 GUI 3 3052 GUI 4 3053...
  • Page 181 Keyboard Wedge Interface 11 - 21 Keyboard Wedge GUI Key Character Set (Continued) Table 11-4 GUI Keys Keystrokes 3084 GUI T 3085 GUI U 3086 GUI V 3087 GUI W 3088 GUI X 3089 GUI Y 3090 GUI Z Keyboard Wedge F Key Character Set Table 11-5 F Keys Keystroke...
  • Page 182 11 - 22 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge F Key Character Set (Continued) Table 11-5 F Keys Keystroke 5022 5023 5024 Keyboard Wedge Numeric Keypad Character Set Table 11-6 Numeric Keypad Keystroke 6042 6043 6044 undefined 6045...
  • Page 183 Keyboard Wedge Interface 11 - 23 Keyboard Wedge Extended Keypad Character Set Table 11-7 Extended Keypad Keystroke 7001 Break 7002 Delete 7003 Pg Up 7004 7005 Pg Dn 7006 Pause 7007 Scroll Lock 7008 Backspace 7009 7010 Print Screen 7011 Insert 7012 Home...
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  • Page 185: Chapter 12 123Scan2

    CHAPTER 12 123SCAN2 Introduction 123Scan² is an easy-to-use, PC-based software tool that enables the quick and easy setup of Zebra scanners. 123Scan² uses a wizard tool to guide users through a streamlined set up process. Once parameters are set, the values are saved to a configuration file that can be distributed via e-mail, electronically downloaded via a USB or RS-232 cable or used to generate a sheet of programming bar codes that can be scanned.
  • Page 186: 123Scan2 Requirements

    12 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 123Scan Requirements • Host computer with Windows XP SP2 or Windows 7 • Scanner • Cradle (cordless scanning only) • USB cable. For more information on 123Scan², go to: www.zebra.com/123scan2 For a one minute video tour of 123Scan, go to: http://www.zebra.com/scannersoftwarevideos...
  • Page 187: Chapter 13 Symbologies

    CHAPTER 13 SYMBOLOGIES Introduction This chapter describes symbology features and provides programming bar codes for selecting these features. Before programming, follow the instructions in Chapter 1, Getting Started. 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.
  • Page 188: Errors While Scanning

    13 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Errors While Scanning Unless otherwise specified, to correct an error during a scanning sequence, just re-scan the correct parameter. Symbology Parameter Defaults Table 13-1 lists the defaults for all symbologies parameters. There are two ways to change the default values: •...
  • Page 189 Symbologies 13 - 3 Parameter Defaults (Continued) Table 13-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number Convert UPC-E to A Disable 13-20 Convert UPC-E1 to A Disable 13-20 EAN-8/JAN-8 Extend Disable 13-21 Bookland ISBN Format F1h 40h ISBN-10 13-22 UCC Coupon Extended Code Disable 13-23 Coupon Report...
  • Page 190 13 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Parameter Defaults (Continued) Table 13-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number Code 11 Code 11 Disable 13-41 Set Lengths for Code 11 1Ch 1Dh 4 to 55 13-41 Code 11 Check Digit Verification...
  • Page 191 Symbologies 13 - 5 Parameter Defaults (Continued) Table 13-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number Matrix 2 of 5 Matrix 2 of 5 F1h 6Ah Disable 13-59 Matrix 2 of 5 Lengths F1h 6Bh 1 Length - 14 13-60 F1h 6Ch Matrix 2 of 5 Check Digit F1h 6Eh Disable...
  • Page 192 13 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Parameter Defaults (Continued) Table 13-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number UPC Composite Mode F0h 58h Always Linked 13-75 Composite Beep Mode F0h 8Eh Beep As Each Code 13-76 Type is Decoded...
  • Page 193: Disable All Code Types

    Symbologies 13 - 7 Disable All Code Types To disable all symbologies, scan the bar code below. This is useful when enabling only a few code types. Disable All Code Types...
  • Page 194: Upc/Ean

    13 - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide UPC/EAN Enable/Disable UPC-A Parameter # 01h To enable or disable UPC-A, scan the appropriate bar code below Enable UPC-A (01h) Disable UPC-A (00h) Enable/Disable UPC-E Parameter # 02h To enable or disable UPC-E, scan the appropriate bar code below...
  • Page 195: Enable/Disable Upc-E1

    Symbologies 13 - 9 Enable/Disable UPC-E1 Parameter # 0Ch UPC-E1 is disabled by default. 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 (01h) Disable UPC-E1 (00h) Enable/Disable EAN-8/JAN-8 Parameter # 04h...
  • Page 196: Enable/Disable Bookland Ean

    13 - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Enable/Disable EAN-13/JAN-13 Parameter # 03h To enable or disable EAN-13/JAN-13, scan the appropriate bar code below Enable EAN-13/JAN-13 (01h) Disable EAN-13/JAN-13 (00h) Enable/Disable Bookland EAN Parameter # 53h To enable or disable Bookland EAN, scan the appropriate bar code below.
  • Page 197: Decode Upc/Ean/Jan Supplementals

    Symbologies 13 - 11 Decode UPC/EAN/JAN Supplementals Parameter # 10h 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.
  • Page 198 13 - 12 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 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...
  • Page 199 Symbologies 13 - 13 Decode UPC/EAN/JAN Supplementals (continued) 414/419/434/439 Supplemental Mode Enable (06h) 491 Supplemental Mode Enable (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 (0Bh) Smart Supplemental Plus User-Programmable 1 and 2 (0Ch)
  • Page 200: User-Programmable Supplementals

    13 - 14 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide User-Programmable Supplementals Supplemental 1: Parameter # F1h 43h Supplemental 2: Parameter # F1h 44h If you selected a Supplemental User-Programmable option from Decode UPC/EAN/JAN Supplementals on page 13-11, 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.
  • Page 201: Upc/Ean/Jan Supplemental Aim Id Format

    Symbologies 13 - 15 UPC/EAN/JAN Supplemental AIM ID Format Parameter # F1h A0h Select an output format when reporting UPC/EAN/JAN bar codes with Supplementals with Transmit Code ID Character on page 4-19 set to AIM Code ID Character • - transmit UPC/EAN with supplementals with separate AIM IDs but one transmission, i.e.: Separate ]E<0 or 4><data>]E<1 or 2>[supplemental data] •...
  • Page 202: Transmit Upc-A Check Digit

    13 - 16 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Transmit UPC-A Check Digit Parameter # 28h The check digit is the last character of the symbol used to verify the integrity of the data. Scan the appropriate bar code below to transmit the bar code data with or without the UPC-A check digit. It is always verified to guarantee the integrity of the data.
  • Page 203: Transmit Upc-E1 Check Digit

    Symbologies 13 - 17 Transmit UPC-E1 Check Digit Parameter # 2Ah The check digit is the last character of the symbol used to verify the integrity of the data. Scan the appropriate bar code below to transmit the bar code data with or without the UPC-E1 check digit. It is always verified to guarantee the integrity of the data.
  • Page 204: Upc-E Preamble

    13 - 18 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide UPC-E Preamble Parameter # 23h Preamble characters are part of the UPC symbol, and include 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”...
  • Page 205: Upc-E1 Preamble

    Symbologies 13 - 19 UPC-E1 Preamble Parameter # 24h Preamble characters are part of the UPC symbol, and include 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”...
  • Page 206: Convert Upc-E To Upc-A

    13 - 20 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Convert UPC-E to UPC-A Parameter # 25h 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).
  • Page 207: Ean-8/Jan-8 Extend

    Symbologies 13 - 21 EAN-8/JAN-8 Extend Parameter # 27h 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/JAN Zero Extend (01h) Disable EAN/JAN Zero Extend (00h)
  • Page 208: Bookland Isbn Format

    13 - 22 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Bookland ISBN Format Parameter # F1h 40h If you enabled Bookland EAN using Enable/Disable Bookland EAN on page 13-10, 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.
  • Page 209: Ucc Coupon Extended Code

    Symbologies 13 - 23 UCC Coupon Extended Code Parameter # 55h Enable this parameter to decode UPC-A bar codes starting with digit ‘5’, EAN-13 bar codes starting with digit ‘99’, and UPC-A/GS1-128 Coupon Codes. UPCA, EAN-13, and GS1-128 must be enabled to scan all types of Coupon Codes.
  • Page 210: Coupon Report

    13 - 24 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Coupon Report Parameter # F1h DAh Traditional coupon symbols (old coupon symbols) are composed of two bar codes: UPC/EAN and Code128. A new coupon symbol is composed of a single DataBar Expanded bar code. The new coupon format offers more options for purchase values (up to $999.99) and supports complex discount offers such as a second purchase...
  • Page 211: Issn Ean

    Symbologies 13 - 25 ISSN EAN Parameter # F1h 69h To enable or disable ISSN EAN, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable ISSN EAN (01h) Disable ISSN EAN (00h)
  • Page 212: Code 128

    13 - 26 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Code 128 Enable/Disable Code 128 Parameter # 08h To enable or disable Code 128, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Code 128 (01h) Disable Code 128 (00h) 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...
  • Page 213: Set Lengths For Code 128

    Symbologies 13 - 27 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 Enable/Disable GS1-128 (formerly UCC/EAN-128) Parameter # 0Eh To enable or disable GS1-128, scan the appropriate bar code below.
  • Page 214: Enable/Disable Isbt 128

    13 - 28 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Enable/Disable ISBT 128 Parameter # 54h ISBT 128 is a variant of Code 128 used in the blood bank industry. Scan a bar code below to enable or disable ISBT 128. If necessary, the host must perform concatenation of the ISBT data.
  • Page 215: Isbt Concatenation

    Symbologies 13 - 29 ISBT Concatenation Parameter # F1h 41h Select an option for concatenating pairs of ISBT code types: • If you select Disable ISBT Concatenation, the digital scanner does not concatenate pairs of ISBT codes it encounters. • If you select Enable ISBT Concatenation, there must be two ISBT codes in order for the digital scanner to decode and perform concatenation.
  • Page 216: Check Isbt Table

    13 - 30 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Check ISBT Table Parameter # F1h 42h The ISBT specification includes a table that lists several types of ISBT bar codes that are commonly used in pairs. If you set ISBT Concatenation to Enable, enable Check ISBT Table to concatenate only those pairs found in this table.
  • Page 217: Code 39

    Symbologies 13 - 31 Code 39 Enable/Disable Code 39 Parameter # 00h To enable or disable Code 39, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Code 39 (01h) Disable Code 39 (00h) Enable/Disable Trioptic Code 39 Parameter # 0Dh Trioptic Code 39 is a variant of Code 39 used in the marking of computer tape cartridges. Trioptic Code 39 symbols always contain six characters.
  • Page 218: Convert Code 39 To Code 32

    13 - 32 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Convert Code 39 to Code 32 Parameter # 56h 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.
  • Page 219: Set Lengths For Code 39

    Symbologies 13 - 33 Set Lengths for Code 39 Parameter # L1 = 12h, L2 = 13h 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 to any length, one or two discrete lengths, or lengths within a specific range.
  • Page 220 13 - 34 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 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...
  • Page 221: Code 39 Check Digit Verification

    Symbologies 13 - 35 Code 39 Check Digit Verification Parameter # 30h Enable this feature to check the integrity of all Code 39 symbols to verify that the data complies with specified check digit algorithm. Only Code 39 symbols which include a modulo 43 check digit are decoded. Enable this feature if the Code 39 symbols contain a Modulo 43 check digit.
  • Page 222: Code 39 Full Ascii Conversion

    13 - 36 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Code 39 Full ASCII Conversion Parameter # 11h Code 39 Full ASCII is a variant of Code 39 which pairs characters to encode the full ASCII character set. To enable or disable Code 39 Full ASCII, scan the appropriate bar code below.
  • Page 223 Symbologies 13 - 37 Code 39 Buffering - Scan & Store (continued) This feature affects Code 39 only. If selecting Buffer Code 39, we recommend configuring the digital scanner to decode Code 39 symbology only. Buffer Code 39 (Enable) (01h) Do Not Buffer Code 39 (Disable) (00h) While there is data in the transmission buffer, you cannot select Do Not Buffer Code 39.
  • Page 224 13 - 38 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Transmit Buffer There are two methods to transmit the Code 39 buffer. Scan the Transmit Buffer bar code below, which includes only a start character, a plus (+), and a stop character.
  • Page 225: Code 93

    Symbologies 13 - 39 Code 93 Enable/Disable Code 93 Parameter # 09h To enable or disable Code 93, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Code 93 (01h) Disable Code 93 (00h) Set Lengths for Code 93 Parameter # L1 = 1Ah, L2 = 1Bh The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s) the code contains.
  • Page 226: Set Lengths For Code 93

    13 - 40 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 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...
  • Page 227: Code 11

    Symbologies 13 - 41 Code 11 Code 11 Parameter # 0Ah To enable or disable Code 11, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Code 11 (01h) Disable Code 11 (00h) Set Lengths for Code 11 Parameter # L1 = 1Ch, L2 = 1Dh The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s) the code contains.
  • Page 228 13 - 42 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 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...
  • Page 229: Code 11 Check Digit Verification

    Symbologies 13 - 43 Code 11 Check Digit Verification Parameter # 34h This feature allows the digital scanner 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.
  • Page 230: Transmit Code 11 Check Digits

    13 - 44 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Transmit Code 11 Check Digits Parameter # 2Fh This feature selects whether or not to transmit the Code 11 check digit(s). Transmit Code 11 Check Digit(s) (Enable) (01h) Do Not Transmit Code 11 Check Digit(s) (Disable) (00h) NOTE Code 11 Check Digit Verification must be enabled for this parameter to function.
  • Page 231: Set Lengths For Interleaved 2 Of 5

    Symbologies 13 - 45 Set Lengths for Interleaved 2 of 5 Parameter # L1 = 16h, L2 = 17h 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 to any length, one or two discrete lengths, or lengths within a specific range.
  • Page 232 13 - 46 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Set Lengths for Code 11 (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...
  • Page 233: I 2 Of 5 Check Digit Verification

    Symbologies 13 - 47 I 2 of 5 Check Digit Verification Parameter # 31h Enable this feature to check the integrity of all I 2 of 5 symbols to verify the data complies with either the specified Uniform Symbology Specification (USS), or the Optical Product Code Council (OPCC) check digit algorithm.
  • Page 234: Convert I 2 Of 5 To Ean-13

    13 - 48 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Convert I 2 of 5 to EAN-13 Parameter # 52h Enable this parameter to convert 14-character I 2 of 5 codes to EAN-13, and transmit to the host as EAN-13. To accomplish this, the I 2 of 5 code must be enabled, and the code must have a leading zero and a valid EAN-13 check digit.
  • Page 235: Set Lengths For Discrete 2 Of 5

    Symbologies 13 - 49 Set Lengths for Discrete 2 of 5 Parameter # L1 = 14h, L2 = 15h 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 to any length, one or two discrete lengths, or lengths within a specific range.
  • Page 236 13 - 50 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 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...
  • Page 237: Codabar (Nw - 7)

    Symbologies 13 - 51 Codabar (NW - 7) Enable/Disable Codabar Parameter # 07h To enable or disable Codabar, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Codabar (01h) Disable Codabar (00h) Set Lengths for Codabar Parameter # L1 = 18h, L2 = 19h The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s) the code contains.
  • Page 238 13 - 52 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Set Lengths for Codabar (continued) Codabar - One Discrete Length Codabar - Two Discrete Lengths Codabar - Length Within Range Codabar - Any Length...
  • Page 239: Clsi Editing

    Symbologies 13 - 53 CLSI Editing Parameter # 36h 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. NOTE Symbol length does not include start and stop characters.
  • Page 240: Codabar Upper Or Lower Case Start/Stop Characters Detection

    13 - 54 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Codabar Upper or Lower Case Start/Stop Characters Detection Parameter # F2h 57h Select whether to detect upper case or lower case Codabar start/stop characters. Upper Case (00h) Lower Case (01h)
  • Page 241: Msi

    Symbologies 13 - 55 Enable/Disable MSI Parameter # 0Bh To enable or disable MSI, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable MSI (01h) Disable MSI (00h) Set Lengths for MSI Parameter # L1 = 1Eh, L2 = 1Fh The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s) the code contains.
  • Page 242 13 - 56 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Set Lengths for MSI (continued) MSI - One Discrete Length MSI - Two Discrete Lengths MSI - Length Within Range MSI - Any Length...
  • Page 243: Msi Check Digits

    Symbologies 13 - 57 MSI Check Digits Parameter # 32h 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, scan the Two MSI Check Digits bar code to enable verification of the second check digit.
  • Page 244: Msi Check Digit Algorithm

    13 - 58 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide MSI Check Digit Algorithm Parameter # 33h 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.
  • Page 245: Matrix 2 Of 5

    Symbologies 13 - 59 Matrix 2 of 5 Enable/Disable Matrix 2 of 5 Parameter # F1h 6Ah To enable or disable Matrix 2 of 5, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Matrix 2 of 5 (01h) Disable Matrix 2 of 5 (00h)
  • Page 246: Set Lengths For Matrix 2 Of 5

    13 - 60 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Set Lengths for Matrix 2 of 5 Parameter # L1 = F1h 6Bh, L2 = F1h 6Ch The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s) the code contains.
  • Page 247: Matrix 2 Of 5 Check Digit

    Symbologies 13 - 61 Matrix 2 of 5 Check Digit Parameter # F1h 6Eh The check digit is the last character of the symbol used to verify the integrity of the data. Scan the appropriate bar code below to transmit the bar code data with or without the Matrix 2 of 5 check digit. Enable Matrix 2 of 5 Check Digit (01h) Disable Matrix 2 of 5 Check Digit...
  • Page 248: Korean 3 Of 5

    13 - 62 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Korean 3 of 5 Enable/Disable Korean 3 of 5 Parameter # F1h 45h To enable or disable Korean 3 of 5, scan the appropriate bar code below. NOTE The length for Korean 3 of 5 is fixed at 6.
  • Page 249: Inverse 1D

    Symbologies 13 - 63 Inverse 1D Parameter # F1h 4Ah This parameter sets the 1D inverse decoder setting. Options are: • - the scanner decodes regular 1D bar codes only. Regular Only • - the scanner decodes inverse 1D bar codes only. Inverse Only •...
  • Page 250: Postal Codes

    13 - 64 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Postal Codes US Postnet Parameter # 59h To enable or disable US Postnet, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable US Postnet (01h) Disable US Postnet (00h) US Planet Parameter # 5Ah To enable or disable US Planet, scan the appropriate bar code below.
  • Page 251: Transmit Us Postal Check Digit

    Symbologies 13 - 65 Transmit US Postal Check Digit Parameter # 5Fh Select whether to transmit US Postal data, which includes both US Postnet and US Planet, with or without the check digit. Transmit US Postal Check Digit (01h) Do Not Transmit US Postal Check Digit (00h) UK Postal Parameter # 5Bh...
  • Page 252: Transmit Uk Postal Check Digit

    13 - 66 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Transmit UK Postal Check Digit Parameter # 60h Select whether to transmit UK Postal data with or without the check digit. Transmit UK Postal Check Digit (01h) Do Not Transmit UK Postal Check Digit...
  • Page 253: Australian Postal

    Symbologies 13 - 67 Australian Postal Parameter # F0h, 23h To enable or disable Australian Postal, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Australian Postal (01h) Disable Australian Postal (00h)
  • Page 254: Australia Post Format

    13 - 68 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Australia Post Format Parameter # F1h, CEh To select one of the following formats for Australia Post, scan the appropriate bar code below: • (or Smart mode) - Attempt to decode the Customer Information Field using the N and C Autodiscriminate Encoding Tables.
  • Page 255: Netherlands Kix Code

    Symbologies 13 - 69 Netherlands KIX Code Parameter # F0h, 46h To enable or disable Netherlands KIX Code, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Netherlands KIX Code (01h) Disable Netherlands KIX Code (00h) USPS 4CB/One Code/Intelligent Mail Parameter # F1h 50h To enable or disable USPS 4CB/One Code/Intelligent Mail, scan the appropriate bar code below.
  • Page 256: Upu Fics Postal

    13 - 70 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide UPU FICS Postal Parameter # F1h 63h To enable or disable UPU FICS Postal, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable UPU FICS Postal (01h) Disable UPU FICS Postal (00h)
  • Page 257: Gs1 Databar (Formerly Reduced Space Symbology)

    Symbologies 13 - 71 GS1 DataBar (formerly 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.
  • Page 258: Gs1 Databar Limited Security Level

    13 - 72 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide GS1 DataBar Limited Security Level Parameter # F1h D8h The digital scanner offers four levels of decode security for GS1 DataBar Limited bar codes. There is an inverse relationship between security and digital scanner aggressiveness. Increasing the level of security may result in reduced aggressiveness in scanning, so only choose the level of security necessary.
  • Page 259: Gs1 Databar Expanded

    Symbologies 13 - 73 GS1 DataBar Expanded Parameter # F0h 54h. Enable GS1 DataBar Expanded (01h) Disable GS1 DataBar Expanded (00h) Convert GS1 DataBar to UPC/EAN Parameter # F0h, 8Dh This parameter only applies to GS1 DataBar-14 and GS1 DataBar Limited symbols not decoded as part of a Composite symbol.
  • Page 260: Composite

    13 - 74 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Composite Composite CC-C Parameter # F0h 55h Scan a bar code below to enable or disable Composite bar codes of type CC-C. Enable CC-C (01h) Disable CC-C (00h) Composite CC-A/B Parameter # F0h 56h Scan a bar code below to enable or disable Composite bar codes of type CC-A/B.
  • Page 261: Composite Tlc-39

    Symbologies 13 - 75 Composite TLC-39 Parameter # F0h 73h Scan a bar code below to enable or disable Composite bar codes of type TLC-39. Enable TLC39 (01h) Disable TLC39 (00h) UPC Composite Mode Parameter # F0h 58h Select an option for linking UPC symbols with a 2D symbol during transmission as if they were one symbol: •...
  • Page 262: Composite Beep Mode

    13 - 76 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Composite Beep Mode Parameter # F0h, 8Eh To select the number of decode beeps when a composite bar code is decoded, scan the appropriate bar code. Single Beep after both are decoded...
  • Page 263: 2D Symbologies

    Symbologies 13 - 77 2D Symbologies Enable/Disable PDF417 Parameter # 0Fh To enable or disable PDF417, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable PDF417 (01h) Disable PDF417 (00h) Enable/Disable MicroPDF417 Parameter # E3h To enable or disable MicroPDF417, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable MicroPDF417 (01h) Disable MicroPDF417...
  • Page 264: Code 128 Emulation

    13 - 78 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Code 128 Emulation Parameter # 7Bh Enable this parameter to transmit data from certain MicroPDF417 symbols as Code 128. AIM Code ID Character (01h) on page 4-19 must be enabled for this parameter to work.
  • Page 265: Data Matrix

    Symbologies 13 - 79 Data Matrix Parameter # F0h, 24h To enable or disable Data Matrix, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Data Matrix (01h) Disable Data Matrix (00h) Data Matrix Inverse Parameter # F1h 4Ch This parameter sets the Data Matrix inverse decoder setting. Options are: •...
  • Page 266: Maxicode

    13 - 80 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Maxicode Parameter # F0h, 26h To enable or disable Maxicode, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Maxicode (01h) Disable Maxicode (00h) QR Code Parameter # F0h,25h To enable or disable QR Code, scan the appropriate bar code below.
  • Page 267: Qr Inverse

    Symbologies 13 - 81 QR Inverse Parameter # F1h 4Bh This parameter sets the QR inverse decoder setting. Options are: • - the scanner decodes regular QR bar codes only. Regular Only • - the scanner decodes inverse QR bar codes only. Inverse Only •...
  • Page 268: Aztec

    13 - 82 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Aztec Parameter # F1h 3Eh To enable or disable Aztec, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Aztec (01h) Disable Aztec (00h) Aztec Inverse Parameter # F1h 4Dh This parameter sets the Aztec inverse decoder setting. Options are: •...
  • Page 269: Redundancy Level 1

    Symbologies 13 - 83 Redundancy Level Parameter # 4Eh The digital scanner offers four levels of decode redundancy. Select higher redundancy levels for decreasing levels of bar code quality. As redundancy levels increase, the digital scanner’s aggressiveness decreases. Select the redundancy level appropriate for the bar code quality. Redundancy Level 1 The following code types must be successfully read twice before being decoded: Redundancy Level 1 Codes...
  • Page 270: Redundancy Level 4

    13 - 84 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Redundancy Level 4 The following code types must be successfully read three times before being decoded: Redundancy Level 4 Codes Table 13-5 Code Type Code Length Redundancy Level 1 (01h) Redundancy Level 2...
  • Page 271: Security Level

    Symbologies 13 - 85 Security Level Parameter # 4Dh The digital scanner offers four levels of decode security for delta bar codes, which include the Code 128 family, UPC/EAN, and Code 93. Select increasing levels of security for decreasing levels of bar code quality. There is an inverse relationship between security and digital scanner aggressiveness, so choose only that level of security necessary for any given application.
  • Page 272: Intercharacter Gap Size

    13 - 86 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Intercharacter Gap Size Parameter # F0h, 7Dh 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.
  • Page 273: Macro Pdf Features

    Symbologies 13 - 87 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.
  • Page 274 13 - 88 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 275: Introduction

    Use the formatted data for age verification, credit card application information, and more. This chapter describes how to program the DS6708-DL digital scanner to read and use the data contained in the 2D bar codes on US driver's licenses and AAMVA compliant ID cards.
  • Page 276: Driver's License Parsing

    14 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Driver’s License Parsing To enable driver's license parsing on the digital scanner, scan the bar code. Embedded Driver's License Parsing (The default, No Driver's License Parsing, disables this feature.) Scan the bar codes on the following pages in the order indicating the sequence of data fields that the digital scanner outputs.
  • Page 277: Parsing Driver's License Data Fields (Embedded Driver's License Parsing)

    Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 3 Parsing Driver’s License Data Fields (Embedded Driver's License Parsing) To begin programming a parsing rule: Scan Begin New Driver’s License Parse Rule below. Scan any of the field bar codes on the following pages, or...
  • Page 278: Driver's License Parse Field Bar Codes (Continued)

    14 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Driver’s License Parse Field Bar Codes (continued) The parse fields currently supported begin below. Not all IDs present data in the same format. For example, some IDs may have separate fields for first name, last name, and middle initial and others may have a single field with the entire name.
  • Page 279: Driver's License Parse Field Bar Codes N/A

    Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 5 Driver’s License Parse Field Bar Codes (continued) Issue Date ID Number (Formatted)
  • Page 280: Aamva Parse Field Bar Codes

    14 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide AAMVA Parse Field Bar Codes AAMVA Issuer ID Full Name Last Name First Name Middle Name / Initial Name Suffix Name Prefix...
  • Page 281: Aamva Parse Field Bar Codes (Continued)

    Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 7 AAMVA Parse Field Bar Codes (continued) Mailing Address Line 1 Mailing Address Line 2 Mailing Address City Mailing Address State Mailing Address Postal Code Home Address Line 1 Home Address Line 2...
  • Page 282 14 - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide AAMVA Parse Field Bar Codes (continued) Home Address City Home Address State Home Address Postal Code License ID Number License Class License Restrictions License Endorsements...
  • Page 283 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 9 AAMVA Parse Field Bar Codes (continued) Height (Feet and/or Inches) Height (Centimeters) Weight (Pounds) Weight (Kilograms) Eye Color Hair Color License Expiration Date...
  • Page 284 14 - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide AAMVA Parse Field Bar Codes (continued) Birth Date Gender License Issue Date License Issue State Social Security Number Permit Class Permit Expiration Date Permit ID Number...
  • Page 285 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 11 AAMVA Parse Field Bar Codes (continued) Permit Issue Date Permit Restrictions Permit Endorsements AKA Social Security Name AKA Full Name AKA Last Name AKA First Name...
  • Page 286 14 - 12 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide AAMVA Parse Field Bar Codes (continued) AKA Middle Name / Initial AKA Name Suffix AKA Name Prefix AKA Birth Date Issue Timestamp Number of Duplicates Medical Codes...
  • Page 287 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 13 AAMVA Parse Field Bar Codes (continued) Organ Donor Nonresident Customer ID Weight Range Document Discriminator Country Federal Commission Codes...
  • Page 288 14 - 14 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide AAMVA Parse Field Bar Codes (continued) Place of Birth Audit Information Inventory Control Race / Ethnicity Std Vehicle Class Std Endorsements Std Restrictions...
  • Page 289 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 15 AAMVA Parse Field Bar Codes (continued) Class Description Endorsement Description Restrictions Description Height in Inches Height in Centimeters Parser Version ID Bar Codes Include this field to emit embedded parser software version identification...
  • Page 290: User Preferences

    14 - 16 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide User Preferences Set Default Parameter Scan this bar code to return all parameters to the default values listed in Table A on page A-1. Set All Defaults Output Gender as M or F Scan this bar code to report the gender as M or F instead of a numeric value.
  • Page 291: Date Format

    Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 17 Date Format Use these bar codes to select the date format that is displayed. Date fields include the following: • CCYY = 4-digit year (CC=2-digit century [00-99], YY=2-digit year in the century [00-99]) •...
  • Page 292 14 - 18 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Date Format (continued) YYMMDD YYDDMM MMDDYY MMYYDD DDMMYY DDYYMM No Separator Scan this bar code immediately following a date format bar code to use no separator character between the date fields.
  • Page 293: Send Keystroke (Control Characters And Keyboard Characters)

    Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 19 Send Keystroke (Control Characters and Keyboard Characters) Control Characters Scan a Send bar code for the keystroke to send. Send Control A Send Control B Send Control C Send Control D Send Control E...
  • Page 294 14 - 20 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Control Characters (continued) Send Control I Send Control J Send Control K Send Control L Send Control M Send Control N Send Control O Send Control P...
  • Page 295 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 21 Control Characters (continued) Send Control Q Send Control R Send Control S Send Control T Send Control U Send Control V Send Control W...
  • Page 296 14 - 22 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Control Characters (continued) Send Control X Send Control Y Send Control Z Send Control [ Send Control \ Send Control ]...
  • Page 297: Keyboard Characters

    Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 23 Control Characters (continued) Send Control 6 Send Control - Keyboard Characters Scan a Send bar code for the keyboard characters to send. Send Space Send ! Send “ Send #...
  • Page 298 14 - 24 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send $ Send % Send & Send ‘ Send ( Send ) Send *...
  • Page 299 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 25 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send + Send , Send - Send . Send / Send 0 Send 1...
  • Page 300 14 - 26 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send 2 Send 3 Send 4 Send 5 Send 6 Send 7 Send 8...
  • Page 301 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 27 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send 9 Send : Send ; Send < Send = Send > Send ?
  • Page 302 14 - 28 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send @ Send A Send B Send C Send D Send E Send F...
  • Page 303 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 29 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send G Send H Send I Send J Send K Send L Send M...
  • Page 304 14 - 30 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send N Send O Send P Send Q Send R Send S Send T...
  • Page 305 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 31 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send U Send V Send W Send X Send Y Send Z Send [...
  • Page 306 14 - 32 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send \ Send ] Send ^ Send _ Send ` Send a Send b...
  • Page 307 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 33 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send c Send d Send e Send f Send g Send h Send i...
  • Page 308 14 - 34 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send j Send k Send l Send m Send n Send o Send p...
  • Page 309 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 35 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send q Send r Send s Send t Send u Send v Send w...
  • Page 310 14 - 36 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send x Send y Send z Send { Send | Send } Send ~...
  • Page 311 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 37 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send Tab Key Send Enter Key...
  • Page 312: Parsing Rule Example

    14 - 38 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Parsing Rule Example Scan the following bar codes in sequence to program the digital scanner to extract and transmit first, middle, and last names; mailing address line 1; mailing address line 2; mailing address city; mailing address state;...
  • Page 313 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 39 Parsing Rule Example (continued) Last Name Send Enter Key Mailing Address Line 1 Send Space Mailing Address Line 2 Send Enter Key...
  • Page 314 14 - 40 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Parsing Rule Example (continued) Mailing Address City Send Space Mailing Address State Send Space Mailing Address Postal Code...
  • Page 315 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 41 Parsing Rule Example (continued) Send Enter Key Birth Date Send Enter Key Save Driver’s Licence Parse Rule...
  • Page 316: Embedded Driver's License Parsing Adf Example

    14 - 42 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Embedded Driver's License Parsing ADF Example This example creates a parsing rule for parsed data configured to result in the format: Last Name, First Name Begin New Driver’s License Parse Rule...
  • Page 317 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 43 Then, in order to limit the full name to 15 characters, create the following ADF rule: Begin New Rule Criterion: Parsed Driver's License Action: Send Next 15 Characters Save Rule For a license belonging to Michael Williams, the parsed data is Williams, Michael and Williams, Micha after...
  • Page 318 14 - 44 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 319: Chapter 15 Advanced Data Formatting

    CHAPTER 15 ADVANCED DATA FORMATTING Introduction Advanced Data Formatting (ADF) is a means of customizing data before transmission to the host device. Use ADF to edit scan data to suit requirements. Implement ADF by scanning a related series of bar codes which program the digital scanner with ADF rules.
  • Page 320 15 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 321 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 3...
  • Page 322 15 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 323 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 5...
  • Page 324 15 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 325: Appendix A Standard Default Parameters

    APPENDIX A STANDARD DEFAULT PARAMETERS Standard Default Parameters Table Table A-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number User Preferences Set Default Parameter Restore Defaults Parameter Scanning Enable Beeper Tone Medium Beeper Volume High Suppress Power-up Beeps F1h D1h Do not suppress Power Mode Continuous On Time Delay to Low Power Mode...
  • Page 326 A - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number Decode Mirror Images F1h 19h Never 4-17 PDF Prioritization F1h CFh Disable 4-18 PDF Prioritization Timeout F1h D0h...
  • Page 327 Standard Default Parameters A - 3 Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number USB Static CDC Enable 6-13 USB Polling Interval 8 msec 6-14 Fast HID Keyboard Disable 6-16 Quick Keypad Emulation Disable 6-16 Function Key Mapping Disable 6-17...
  • Page 328 A - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number Wand Emulation Host Parameters Wand Emulation Host Types Symbol OmniLink Interface Controller Leading Margin 80 msec Polarity Bar High/Margin Low...
  • Page 329 Standard Default Parameters A - 5 Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number Ignore Unknown Characters Ignore Unknown Characters 10-10 Leading Margin 2 ms 10-10 Check for Decode LED Check for Decode LED 10-11 123Scan Configuration Tool 123Scan...
  • Page 330 A - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number ISSN EAN F1h 69h Disable 13-25 Code 128 Code 128 Enable 13-26 Set Length(s) for Code 128 D1h D2h...
  • Page 331 Standard Default Parameters A - 7 Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number Interleaved 2 of 5 (ITF) Interleaved 2 of 5 (ITF) Enable 13-44 Set Lengths for I 2 of 5 16h 17h 13-45 I 2 of 5 Check Digit Verification Disable...
  • Page 332 A - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number Korean 3 of 5 Korean 3 of 5 F1h 45h Disable 13-62 Inverse 1D F1h 4Ah Regular 13-63...
  • Page 333 Macro PDF Flush Macro PDF Buffer 13-87 Abort Macro PDF Entry 13-87 Drivers License Parsing (DS6708-DL only) Driver’s License Parsing No Driver’s License Parsing 14-2 User selection is required to configure this interface and this is the most common selection.
  • Page 334 A - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 335: Appendix B Programming Reference

    APPENDIX B PROGRAMMING REFERENCE Symbol Code Identifiers Symbol Code Characters Table B-1 Code Character Code Type UPC-A, UPC-E, UPC-E1, EAN-8, EAN-13 Code 39, Code 32 Codabar Code 128, ISBT 128, ISBT 128 Concatenated Code 93 Interleaved 2 of 5 Discrete 2 of 5, or Discrete 2 of 5 IATA Code 11 GS1-128 (formerly UCC/EAN-128) Bookland EAN...
  • Page 336 B - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Symbol Code Characters (Continued) Table B-1 Code Character Code Type Korean 3 of 5 ISSN EAN, PDF417, Macro PDF417, Micro PDF417 Aztec, Aztec Rune Data Matrix QR Code, MicroQR Maxicode US Postnet...
  • Page 337: Aim Code Identifiers

    Programming Reference B - 3 AIM Code Identifiers Each AIM Code Identifier contains the three-character string ]cm where: = Flag Character (ASCII 93) c = Code Character (see Table B-2) m = Modifier Character (see Table B-3) Aim Code Characters Table B-2 Code Character Code Type...
  • Page 338 B - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide The modifier character is the sum of the applicable option values based on Table B-3. Modifier Characters Table B-3 Code Type Option Value Option Code 39 No check character or Full ASCII processing.
  • Page 339 Programming Reference B - 5 Modifier Characters (Continued) Table B-3 Code Type Option Value Option D 2 of 5 No options specified at this time. Always transmit 0. Example: A D 2 of 5 bar code 4123, is transmitted as ]S04123 UPC/EAN Standard data packet in full EAN format, i.e.
  • Page 340 B - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Modifier Characters (Continued) Table B-3 Code Type Option Value Option PDF417, Reader set to conform to protocol defined in 1994 PDF417 Micro PDF417 symbology specifications. Note: When this option is transmitted,...
  • Page 341 Programming Reference B - 7 Modifier Characters (Continued) Table B-3 Code Type Option Value Option QR Code Model 1 symbol. Model 2 / MicroQR symbol, ECI protocol not implemented. Model 2 symbol, ECI protocol implemented. Model 2 symbol, ECI protocol not implemented, FNC1 implied in first position.
  • Page 342 B - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 343: Appendix C Sample Bar Codes

    APPENDIX C SAMPLE BAR CODES Code 39 123ABC UPC/EAN UPC-A, 100% 12345 67890...
  • Page 344: Interleaved 2 Of 5

    C - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide EAN-13, 100% 3 4 5 67 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 0 Code 128 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 Interleaved 2 of 5 12345678901231...
  • Page 345: Pdf417

    Sample Bar Codes C - 3 GS1 DataBar-14 NOTE DataBar-14 must be enabled to read the bar code below (see GS1 DataBar-14 on page 13-71). 7612341562341 PDF417 Data Matrix Maxicode...
  • Page 346: Qr Code

    C - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide QR Code US Postnet UK Postal...
  • Page 347: Appendix D: Numeric Bar Codes

    APPENDIX D NUMERIC BAR CODES Numeric Bar Codes For parameters requiring specific numeric values, scan the appropriately numbered bar code(s).
  • Page 348: Cancel

    D - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Numeric Bar Codes (continued) Cancel To correct an error or change a selection, scan the bar code below. Cancel...
  • Page 349 APPENDIX E ASCII CHARACTER SETS ASCII Value Table Table E-1 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char 1000 CTRL 2 1001 CTRL A 1002 CTRL B 1003 CTRL C 1004 CTRL D 1005 CTRL E 1006 CTRL F 1007 CTRL G 1008...
  • Page 350 E - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide ASCII Value Table (Continued) Table E-1 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char 1016 CTRL P 1017 CTRL Q 1018 CTRL R 1019 CTRL S 1020 CTRL T 1021...
  • Page 351 ASCII Character Sets E - 3 ASCII Value Table (Continued) Table E-1 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char 1045 1046 1047 1048 1049 1050 1051 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 < 1061 1062 >...
  • Page 352 E - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide ASCII Value Table (Continued) Table E-1 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char 1074 1075 1076 1077 1078 1079 1080 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089...
  • Page 353 ASCII Character Sets E - 5 ASCII Value Table (Continued) Table E-1 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char 1103 1104 1105 1106 1107 1108 1109 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124...
  • Page 354 E - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide ALT Key Standard Default Tables Table E-2 ALT Keys Keystroke 2064 ALT 2 2065 ALT A 2066 ALT B 2067 ALT C 2068 ALT D 2069 ALT E 2070 ALT F...
  • Page 355 ASCII Character Sets E - 7 USB GUI Key Character Set Table E-3 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...
  • Page 356 E - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide USB GUI Key Character Set (Continued) Table E-3 GUI Key Keystroke 3082 GUI R 3083 GUI S 3084 GUI T 3085 GUI U 3086 GUI V 3087 GUI W 3088 GUI X...
  • Page 357 ASCII Character Sets E - 9 F key Standard Default Table Table E-5 F Keys Keystroke 5001 5002 5003 5004 5005 5006 5007 5008 5009 5010 F 10 5011 F 11 5012 F 12 5013 F 13 5014 F 14 5015 F 15 5016...
  • Page 358 E - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Numeric Key Standard Default Table Table E-6 Numeric Keypad Keystroke 6042 6043 6044 Undefined 6045 6046 6047 6048 6049 6050 6051 6052 6053 6054 6055 6056 6057 6058 Enter 6059 Num Lock...
  • Page 359 ASCII Character Sets E - 11 Extended Keypad Standard Default Table Table E-7 Extended Keypad Keystroke 7001 Break 7002 Delete 7003 Pg Up 7004 7005 Pg Dn 7006 Pause 7007 Scroll Lock 7008 Backspace 7009 7010 Print Screen 7011 Insert 7012 Home 7013...
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  • Page 361 GLOSSARY 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.
  • Page 362 Glossary - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 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.
  • Page 363 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.
  • Page 364 Glossary - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 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.
  • Page 365 Glossary - 5 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. 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.
  • Page 366 Glossary - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide MIL. 1 mil = 1 thousandth of an inch. 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.
  • Page 367 Glossary - 7 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.
  • Page 368 Glossary - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Scan Area. Area intended to contain a symbol. 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,;...
  • Page 369 Glossary - 9 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. Symbology. The structural rules and conventions for representing data within a particular bar code type (e.g. UPC/EAN, Code 39, PDF417, etc.).
  • Page 370 Glossary - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Visible Laser Diode (VLD). A solid state device which produces visible laser light. Warm Boot. A warm boot restarts the mobile computer by closing all running programs. All data that is not saved to...
  • Page 371 INDEX Numerics 123Scan2 ....... . 12-1 bar codes 2D bar codes AAMVA field parsing aztec .
  • Page 372 Index - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide digital scanner parameter pass-through ....10-6 default table ......5-2 parameter scanning .
  • Page 373 Index - 3 code 11 ......13-41 UPC/EAN code 11 lengths ..13-41, 13-42, 13-46 coupon code .
  • Page 374 Index - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide ISBT concatenation ....13-29, 13-30 discrete 2 of 5 bar codes ISBT concatenation redundancy ... 13-30 discrete 2 of 5 .
  • Page 375 Index - 5 LED definitions ......2-4 QR code bar codes ......13-80 low light enhancement .
  • Page 376 Index - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide coupon report ......13-24 EAN zero extend ..... . . 13-21 EAN-13/JAN-13 .
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