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  Summary of Contents for Motorola Symbol LS9208

  • Page 1 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 3 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide 72E-60833-09 Revision A March 2013...
  • Page 4: Warranty

    Motorola. No right to copy a licensed program in whole or in part is granted, except as permitted under copyright law. The user shall not modify, merge, or incorporate any form or portion of a licensed program with other program material, create a derivative work from a licensed program, or use a licensed program in a network without written permission from Motorola.
  • Page 5: Revision History

    RSS references to GS1 DataBar. -07 Rev A 8/2008 Updates: - add LS9208i model - Motorola URLs - UCC/EAN-128 name change to GS1-128 - add LS9208i decode zone - custom defaults - new LS9208i defaults for Timeout Between Same Symbol, GS1 DataBar-14, GS1 DataBar Expanded.
  • Page 6 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    LED Definitions ......................2-7 Aiming ........................... 2-8 Decode Zones ......................2-9 Integrated Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) ............2-11 Deactivation Antenna for Checkpoint EAS Systems ..........2-11 EAS Deactivation Range ..................2-11 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Host Interface Cables and EAS ........2-11...
  • Page 8 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Different Checkpoint EAS Models ................2-11 Checkpoint Contact Information ................2-11 Mounting Template ....................... 2-12 Chapter 3: Maintenance and Technical Specifications Introduction ........................3-1 Maintenance ......................... 3-1 Troubleshooting ......................3-2 Technical Specifications ....................3-3 Scanner Signal Descriptions ..................3-5 Chapter 4: User Preferences Introduction ........................
  • Page 9 Table of Contents FN1 Substitution ..................... 5-13 Send Make Break ....................5-14 Keyboard Maps ......................5-15 ASCII Character Set ..................... 5-16 Chapter 6: RS-232 Interface Introduction ........................6-1 Connecting an RS-232 Interface .................. 6-2 RS-232 Default Parameters ..................6-3 RS-232 Host Parameters ....................6-4 RS-232 Host Types ....................
  • Page 10 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Function Key Mapping .................... 7-12 Simulated Caps Lock ....................7-12 Convert Case ......................7-13 ASCII Character Set ..................... 7-14 Chapter 8: IBM 468X/469X Interface Introduction ........................8-1 Connecting to an IBM 468X/469X Host ................ 8-2 IBM Default Parameters ....................
  • Page 11 Table of Contents UPC-E Preamble ....................11-17 UPC-E1 Preamble ....................11-18 Convert UPC-E to UPC-A ..................11-19 Convert UPC-E1 to UPC-A ..................11-19 EAN Zero Extend ....................11-20 Bookland ISBN Format ................... 11-21 UCC Coupon Extended Code ................. 11-22 Code 128 ........................11-23 Enable/Disable Code 128 ..................
  • Page 12 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Enable/Disable Codabar ..................11-48 Set Lengths for Codabar ..................11-49 CLSI Editing ......................11-50 NOTIS Editing ......................11-50 MSI ..........................11-51 Enable/Disable MSI ....................11-51 Set Lengths for MSI ....................11-51 MSI Check Digits ....................11-53 Transmit MSI Check Digit(s) ...................
  • Page 13 Table of Contents Rule 1: The Code 128 Scanning Rule ..............13-3 Rule 2: The UPC Scanning Rule ................13-3 Alternate Rule Sets ....................13-3 Rules Hierarchy (in Bar Codes) ................13-4 Default Rules ......................13-5 Special Commands ....................... 13-6 Pause Duration .......................
  • Page 14 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Appendix A: Standard Default Parameters Appendix B: Programming Reference Symbol Code Identifiers ....................B-1 AIM Code Identifiers ..................... B-2 Appendix C: Sample Bar Codes Code 39 ........................C-1 UPC/EAN ........................C-2 UPC-A, 100 % ......................C-2 EAN-13, 100 % .......................
  • Page 15: Introduction

    About This Guide Introduction The Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide provides general instructions for setting up, operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting the Symbol LS9208/LS9208i scanners. Chapter Descriptions Topics covered in this guide are as follows: • Chapter 1, Getting Started provides a product overview and unpacking instructions.
  • Page 16: Notational Conventions

    Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide • Chapter 12, Miscellaneous Scanner Options includes features frequently used to customize how data transmits to the host device. • Chapter 13, Advanced Data Formatting (ADF) describes how to customize scanned data before transmitting to the host.
  • Page 17: Related Documents

    Software type and version number Motorola responds to calls by e-mail, telephone or fax within the time limits set forth in service agreements. If your problem cannot be solved by Motorola Solutions support, you may need to return your equipment for servicing and will be given specific directions.
  • Page 18 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 19: Chapter 1 Getting Started

    Chapter 1 Getting Started Introduction The Symbol LS9208/LS9208i projection scanners provide multiple scan pattern capabilities that support various applications at the POS (point of sale). For fast, intuitive, hands-free scanning, use the rastering, 100-line, omni-directional scan pattern. To read bar code menus and pick lists, use the Single-Scan line. Pick up the scanner to scan heavy or bulky merchandise.
  • Page 20: Unpacking Your Scanner

    1 - 2 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide • Wand Emulation. The scanner is connected to a portable data terminal, a controller, or host which collects the data as wand data and decodes it. • IBM 468X/469X hosts. Scan bar code menus to establish proper communications of the scanner with the IBM terminal.
  • Page 21: Connecting Power (If Required)

    Getting Started 1 - 3 Connecting Power (if required) If the host does not provide power to the scanner, connect external power to the scanner: Connect the interface cable to the back of the scanner, as described in Installing the Interface Cable on page 1-2.
  • Page 22 1 - 4 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Synapse Interface (continued) Auxiliary Synapse Port Connection Plug and Play Synapse Connection...
  • Page 23: Connecting A Synapse Cable Interface

    Getting Started 1 - 5 Connecting a Synapse Cable Interface NOTE See the Synapse Interface Guide provided with the Synapse cable for detailed setup instructions. Symbol’s Synapse Smart Cables enable interfacing to a variety of hosts. The appropriate Synapse cable has the built-in intelligence to detect the connected host.
  • Page 24 1 - 6 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 25: Chapter 2 Scanning

    Chapter 2 Scanning Introduction This chapter includes techniques involved in scanning bar codes, beeper and LED definitions, and general instructions and tips about scanning. Decode LED Finger Grips Exit Window Single Scan Line Trigger and Volume Control Beeper Hands-Free Adjustable Stand (Optional) Scanner Parts Figure 2-1...
  • Page 26: Scanning In Single-Line Mode

    Chapter 12, Miscellaneous Scanner Options, and Chapter 13, Advanced Data Formatting programming instructions. For assistance, contact your local supplier or Motorola Enterprise Mobility Support. See page xi for contact information. Ensure all connections are secure. See the host chapter for your host.
  • Page 27: Scanning In Omni Mode

    Scanning 2 - 3 Scanning in Omni Mode In this mode, an omni scan pattern provides rapid, orientation-free scanning. You can use this scan pattern for either presentation mode or hand-held scanning. To scan a bar code, present it to the window of the scanner (see Figure 2-7 on page 2-5) or from side to side in a sweeping motion (see...
  • Page 28 2 - 4 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide A rastering, 100-line, omni-directional scan pattern provides rapid, orientation-free scanning. You can use this scan pattern in either presentation or hand-held mode. (on table top) (with stand) Presentation Mode Figure 2-5 Hand-Held Mode...
  • Page 29: Beeper Definitions

    Scanning 2 - 5 To scan a bar code, present it to the exit window of the scanner or move it from side-to-side in a sweeping motion. Presentation scanning Figure 2-7 Swipe scanning Figure 2-8 NOTE To mount the optional hands-free adjustable stand, see Mounting Template on page 2-12.
  • Page 30 2 - 6 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Standard Beeper Definitions (Continued) Table 2-1 Beeper Sequence Indication Lo/hi/lo beep ADF transmit error. Hi/hi/hi/lo beep RS-232 receive error. Parameter Menu Scanning Short high beep Correct entry scanned or correct menu sequence performed.
  • Page 31: Selecting Beeper Volume Using Trigger

    Scanning 2 - 7 Selecting Beeper Volume using Trigger The scanner emits a short beep when it successfully reads a bar code. To change the volume of the beep either scan the appropriate bar code in Beeper Volume on page 4-5, or use the trigger as follows: Press and hold the trigger for an extended period of time (approximately 5 seconds).
  • Page 32: Aiming

    2 - 8 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Aiming Do not hold the scanner directly over the bar code. Laser light reflecting directly back into the scanner from the bar code is known as specular reflection. This specular reflection can make decoding difficult.
  • Page 33: Decode Zones

    Scanning 2 - 9 Decode Zones 12.7 Note: Typical performance at 73.4 F (23 C) on high quality symbols. LS 9208 5 mil 7.8 mil (60%) 12.7 10.4 mil (80%) 13 mil 100% UPC Symbol LS9208 Decode Zone Figure 2-10...
  • Page 34 2 - 10 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide 12.7 Note: Typical performance at 73.4° F (23° C) on high quality symbols. LS9208i 4 mil 5 mil 7.8 mil (60%) 12.7 10.4 mil (80%) 13 mil 100% UPC Symbol LS9208i Decode Zone...
  • Page 35: Integrated Electronic Article Surveillance (Eas)

    As a coiled cable is stretched, the EAS deactivation range is further reduced. This is not acceptable operation for EAS security systems. Different Checkpoint EAS Models There are several Checkpoint EAS systems available. The Symbol LS9208/LS9208i are specified to work with CounterPoint IV, V, VI, VII & IX models from Checkpoint Systems, Inc. Checkpoint Contact Information Checkpoint Headquarters (New Jersey): 800-257-5540.
  • Page 36: Mounting Template

    2 - 12 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Mounting Template Use the template to mount the optional hands-free stand on a flat surface. Two #6-32 screws, 5/8 in. long, are recommended. 1.442 in. 3.663 cm...
  • Page 37: Chapter 3 Maintenance And Technical Specifications

    Chapter 3 Maintenance and Technical Specifications Introduction This chapter includes suggested scanner maintenance, troubleshooting, technical specifications, and signal descriptions (pinouts). Maintenance Cleaning the exit window is the only maintenance required. A dirty window may affect scanning accuracy. • Do not allow any abrasive material to touch the window. •...
  • Page 38: Troubleshooting

    Low Power Blink on page 4-8. produce the omni-directional Mode. scan pattern. NOTE If after performing these checks the symbol still does not scan, contact your distributor or Motorola Enterprise Mobility Support. SeeService Information on page xi for contact information.
  • Page 39: Technical Specifications

    Maintenance and Technical Specifications 3 - 3 Technical Specifications Technical Specifications Table 3-2 Item Description Physical Characteristics Dimensions: without stand: Height 5.51 in. (14 cm) Width 3.49 in. (8.8 cm) Depth 2.96 in. (7.5 cm) with stand: Height 7.18 in. (18.24 cm) Width 4.83 in.
  • Page 40 3 - 4 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Technical Specifications (Continued) Table 3-2 Item Description Depth of Field 0-9 in./0-22.9 cm @ 13 mil (100% UPC/EAN) Nominal Working Range 5 mil: (38%) 1 to 2.5 in./ 2.5 to 6.4 cm 7.8 mil: (60%) 0 to 6 in./ 0 to 15.2 cm...
  • Page 41: Scanner Signal Descriptions

    Maintenance and Technical Specifications 3 - 5 Scanner Signal Descriptions Back of scanner Cable interface port PIN 1 PIN 10 Interface cable modular connector Scanner Cable Pinouts Figure 3-1 The signal descriptions in Table 3-3 apply to the connector on the scanner and are for reference only.
  • Page 42 3 - 6 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Scanner Signal Pin-outs Table 3-3 Keyboard Synapse RS-232 Wand Wedge Reserved SynClock Reserved Reserved Reserved Jump to Pin 6 Power Power Power Power Power Power Ground Ground Ground Ground Ground Ground IBM_A(+)
  • Page 43: Chapter 4 User Preferences

    Chapter 4 User Preferences Introduction You can program the 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 for the scanner. Before programming, follow the instructions in Chapter 1, Getting Started.
  • Page 44: Errors While Scanning

    4 - 2 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Errors While Scanning Unless otherwise specified, to correct an error during a scanning sequence, just re-scan the correct parameter. User Preferences Default Parameters Table 4-1 lists the defaults for user preferences parameters. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar...
  • Page 45: User Preferences

    User Preferences 4 - 3 User Preferences Default Parameters The scanner can be reset 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 the scanner’s current settings as the custom default.
  • Page 46: Beeper Tone

    4 - 4 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Beeper Tone To select a decode beep frequency (tone), scan the Low Frequency, Medium Frequency, or High Frequency bar code. Low Frequency Medium Frequency High Frequency...
  • Page 47: Beeper Volume

    User Preferences 4 - 5 Beeper Volume To select a beeper volume, scan the Low Volume or High Volume bar code. Low Volume High Volume...
  • Page 48: Volume Change Trigger Delay

    4 - 6 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Volume Change Trigger Delay To adjust the volume on the scanner, press and hold the trigger for a certain amount of time. The scanner changes the volumes, and beeps with the new volume.
  • Page 49: Laser On Time

    User Preferences 4 - 7 Laser On Time This parameter sets the maximum time that decode processing continues during a scan attempt. It is programmable in 0.1 second increments from 0.5 to 10 seconds. The default Laser On Time is 3.0 seconds. To set a Laser On Time, scan the bar code below.
  • Page 50: Low Power Blink

    4 - 8 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Low Power Blink After a period of inactivity, the scanner enters a reduced power mode. This parameter controls how aggressively power is conserved, and therefore determines the method of waking the scanner up.
  • Page 51: Scan Pattern Mode

    User Preferences 4 - 9 Scan Pattern Mode The scanner has a very aggressive scan pattern that is both omnidirectional and raster. For a static omnidirectional pattern, scan the Omnidirectional Pattern bar code. Rastering Omnidirectional Pattern Omnidirectional Pattern...
  • Page 52: Single-Line Aim Duration

    4 - 10 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Single-Line Aim Duration The scanner can enter the single-line scan mode by tapping the trigger. Once in this mode, upon each trigger pull the scanner attempts to decode the bar code in front of it. After a period of inactivity while the trigger is not pressed, the scanner reverts to the omnidirectional pattern.
  • Page 53: Timeout Between Decodes

    This parameter sets the minimum time between decodes of different symbols. It is programmable in 0.1-second increments from 0.0 to 9.9 seconds. Motorola recommends setting this above 0.4 seconds. The default for the LS9208 is 0.6 seconds. The default for the LS9208i is 0.5 seconds.
  • Page 54: Time Delay To Low Power Mode

    4 - 12 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Time Delay to Low Power Mode This parameter sets the time that the scanner remains active after any scanning activity. Scan one of the four options. Depending on the selection, the scanner enters a sleep mode 15, 30, 60, or 90 minutes after the last attempted decode.
  • Page 55: Linear Upc/Ean Decode

    User Preferences 4 - 13 Time Delay to Low Power Mode (Continued) Extended (127.5 Hours) Linear UPC/EAN Decode This option applies to code types containing two adjacent blocks (e.g., UPC-A, EAN-8, EAN-13). Enable this to transmit a bar code only when both the left and right blocks are successfully decoded within one laser scan. Enable this option when bar codes are in proximity to each other.
  • Page 56 4 - 14 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 57: Chapter 5 Keyboard Wedge Interface

    Chapter 5 Keyboard Wedge Interface Introduction This chapter provides Keyboard Wedge interface information for setting up the scanner. This interface connects the scanner between the keyboard and host computer. The scanner translates the bar code data into keystrokes. The host computer accepts the keystrokes as if they originate from the keyboard. This mode of operation adds bar code reading functionality to a system designed for manual keyboard input.
  • Page 58: Connecting A Keyboard Wedge Interface

    5 - 2 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Connecting a Keyboard Wedge Interface Male DIN Keyboard Y-cable Power supply (if needed) Keyboard Wedge Connection with Y-cable Figure 5-1 To connect the Keyboard Wedge Y-cable: Power off the host and unplug the keyboard connector.
  • Page 59: Keyboard Wedge Default Parameters

    Keyboard Wedge Interface 5 - 3 Keyboard Wedge Default Parameters Table 5-1 lists the defaults for Keyboard Wedge host parameters. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar code(s) provided in the Keyboard Wedge Host Parameters section beginning on page 5-4.
  • Page 60: Keyboard Wedge Host Parameters

    5 - 4 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge Host Parameters Keyboard Wedge Host Types Select a keyboard wedge host by scanning one of the following bar codes. IBM PC/AT & IBM PC Compatibles IBM PS/2 (Model 30) IBM AT NOTEBOOK...
  • Page 61: Keyboard Wedge Country Types (Country Codes)

    Keyboard Wedge Interface 5 - 5 Keyboard Wedge Country Types (Country Codes) Scan the bar code corresponding to the keyboard type. If your keyboard type is not listed, see Alternate Numeric Keypad Emulation on page 5-10. North American German Windows French Windows French Canadian Win 95/98...
  • Page 62 5 - 6 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge Country Types (Continued) French Canadian Windows XP/2000 French Belgian Windows Spanish Windows Italian Windows...
  • Page 63 Keyboard Wedge Interface 5 - 7 Keyboard Wedge Country Types (Continued) Swedish Windows UK English Windows Japanese Windows Brazilian/Portuguese Windows...
  • Page 64: Ignore Unknown Characters

    5 - 8 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide 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 scanner issues no error beeps.
  • Page 65: Keystroke Delay

    Keyboard Wedge Interface 5 - 9 Keystroke Delay This is the delay in milliseconds between emulated keystrokes. Scan a bar code to increase the delay when hosts require slower data transmission. No Delay Medium Delay (20 msec) Long Delay (40 msec)
  • Page 66: Intra-Keystroke Delay

    5 - 10 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i 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 Disable...
  • Page 67: Caps Lock On

    Keyboard Wedge Interface 5 - 11 Caps Lock On When enabled, the scanner emulates keystrokes as if the Caps Lock key is always pressed. Enable Caps Lock On Disable Caps Lock On Caps Lock Override When enabled, on AT or AT Notebook hosts, the keyboard ignores the state of the Caps Lock key. Therefore, an ‘A’ in the bar code is sent as an ‘A’...
  • Page 68: Convert Wedge Data

    5 - 12 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i 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...
  • Page 69: Function Key Mapping

    Keyboard Wedge Interface 5 - 13 Function Key Mapping ASCII values under 32 are normally sent as control-key sequences (see Table 7-2 on page 7-14). 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 this parameter is enabled.
  • Page 70: Send Make Break

    5 - 14 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Make Break When enabled, the scan codes for releasing a key are not sent. *Send Make and Break Scan Codes Send Make Scan Code Only...
  • Page 71: Keyboard Maps

    Keyboard Wedge Interface 5 - 15 Keyboard Maps Use the following keyboard maps for reference for prefix/suffix keystroke parameters. To program the prefix/suffix values, see the bar codes on page 12-4. Figure 5-1. IBM PS2 Type Keyboard 5001 7008 7014 5002 7009 5003...
  • Page 72: Ascii Character Set

    5 - 16 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide 1068 1067 1066 1070 1071 1065 1069 1075 1072 1073 1074 1076 1077 1078 1079 1080 1082 1083 1084 1085 1081 5002 1045 5013 1086 5001 5011 5003 5004 5014 5015 1087...
  • Page 73 Keyboard Wedge Interface 5 - 17 Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 5-2 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char. 1010 CTRL J 1011 CTRL K 1012 CTRL L 1013 CTRL M/ENTER 1014 CTRL N 1015 CTRL O 1016 CTRL P 1017...
  • Page 74 5 - 18 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 5-2 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char. 1038 & 1039 ‘ 1040 1041 1042 1043 1044 1045 1046 1047 1048 1049 1050...
  • Page 75 Keyboard Wedge Interface 5 - 19 Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 5-2 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char. 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 1071 1072 1073 1074 1075 1076 1077 1078 1079 1080 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085...
  • Page 76 5 - 20 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 5-2 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char. 1094 1095 1096 ‘ 1097 1098 1099 1100 1101 1102 1103 1104 1105 1106 1107...
  • Page 77 Keyboard Wedge Interface 5 - 21 Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 5-2 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char. 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 ALT Keys Keystroke 2065 ALT A 2066 ALT B 2067 ALT C 2068 ALT D 2069...
  • Page 78 5 - 22 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 5-2 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char. 2087 ALT W 2088 ALT X 2089 ALT Y 2090 ALT Z GUI Shift Keys ™...
  • Page 79 Keyboard Wedge Interface 5 - 23 Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 5-2 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char. 3075 GUI K 3076 GUI L 3077 GUI M 3078 GUI N 3079 GUI O 3080 GUI P 3081 GUI Q 3082...
  • Page 80 5 - 24 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 5-2 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char. 5012 5013 5014 5015 5016 5017 5018 5019 5020 5021 5022 5023 5024 Numeric Keypad...
  • Page 81 Keyboard Wedge Interface 5 - 25 Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 5-2 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char. 6056 6057 6058 Enter 6059 Num Lock Extended Keypad Keystroke 7001 Break 7002 Delete 7003 Pg Up 7004 7005 Pg Dn...
  • Page 82 5 - 26 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 83: Chapter 6 Rs-232 Interface

    RS-232 port (e.g., com port). NOTE This scanner uses TTL RS-232 signal levels, which interfaces with most system architectures. For system architectures requiring RS-232C signal levels, Motorola offers different cables providing the TTL to RS-232C conversion. Contact Motorola Enterprise Mobility Support for more information.
  • Page 84: Connecting An Rs-232 Interface

    6 - 2 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Connecting an RS-232 Interface Connect the scanner directly to the host computer. Serial Port Connector to Host Power supply cable Interface cable Power supply Interface cable RS-232 Direct Connection Figure 6-1 Connect the RS-232 interface cable to the rear of the scanner, as described in...
  • Page 85: Rs-232 Default Parameters

    RS-232 Interface 6 - 3 RS-232 Default Parameters Table 6-1 lists the defaults for RS-232 host parameters. If you wish to change any option, scan the appropriate bar code(s) provided in the Parameter Descriptions section beginning on page 6-4. NOTE See Appendix A, Standard Default Parameters for all user preferences, hosts, symbologies, and miscellaneous default parameters.
  • Page 86: Host Parameters

    6 - 4 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide RS-232 Host Parameters Various RS-232 hosts use their own parameter default settings (Table 6-2). Selecting the ICL, Fujitsu, Wincor-Nixdorf Mode A, Wincor-Nixdorf Mode B, Olivetti, Omron, or terminal sets the defaults listed in Table 6-2.
  • Page 87 RS-232 Interface 6 - 5 RS-232 Host Parameters (continued) Selecting the ICL, Fujitsu, Wincor-Nixdorf Mode A, Wincor-Nixdorf Mode B, OPOS, JPOS terminal enables the transmission of code ID characters listed in Table 6-3. These code ID characters are not programmable and are separate from the Transmit Code ID feature.
  • Page 88: Host Types

    6 - 6 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide 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 NOTE User selection is required to configure this interface and this is the most common selection.
  • Page 89 RS-232 Interface 6 - 7 RS-232 Host Types (continued) Fujitsu RS-232 Olivetti ORS4500 Omron OPOS/JPOS...
  • Page 90: Baud Rate

    6 - 8 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Baud Rate Baud rate is the number of bits of data transmitted per second. Set the scanner's baud rate to match the host’s baud rate setting. Otherwise data may not reach the host device or may reach it in distorted form.
  • Page 91 RS-232 Interface 6 - 9 Baud Rate (continued) Baud Rate 9600 Baud Rate 19,200 Baud Rate 38,400...
  • Page 92: Parity

    6 - 10 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i 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 93: Check Receive Errors

    RS-232 Interface 6 - 11 Parity (continued) Select None when no parity bit is required. None 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 setting.
  • Page 94: Hardware Handshaking

    6 - 12 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Hardware Handshaking The data interface consists of an RS-232 port designed to operate either with or without the hardware handshaking lines Request to Send (RTS) and Clear to Send (CTS). If Standard RTS/CTS handshaking is not selected, scan data transmits as it becomes available. Select Standard RTS/CTS handshaking to transmit scan data according to the following sequence: •...
  • Page 95: Standard Rts/Cts

    RS-232 Interface 6 - 13 Standard RTS/CTS Scan this bar code to select Standard RTS/CTS Hardware Handshaking. Standard RTS/CTS RTS/CTS Option 1 The scanner asserts RTS before transmitting and ignores the state of CTS. The scanner de-asserts RTS when the transmission completes.
  • Page 96: Software Handshaking

    6 - 14 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Software Handshaking This parameter offers control of data transmission in addition to, or instead of, the control that hardware handshaking offers. There are five options. If software handshaking and hardware handshaking are both enabled, hardware handshaking takes precedence.
  • Page 97: Ack/Nak With Enq

    RS-232 Interface 6 - 15 ACK/NAK with ENQ This combines the two previous options. ACK/NAK with ENQ XON/XOFF An XOFF character turns the scanner transmission off until the scanner receives an XON character. There are two situations for XON/XOFF: • The scanner receives an XOFF before it has data to send.
  • Page 98 6 - 16 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Host Serial Response Time-out (continued) Medium: 5 Sec High: 7.5 Sec Maximum: 9.9 Sec...
  • Page 99: Rts Line State

    RS-232 Interface 6 - 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 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.
  • Page 100: Data Bits

    6 - 18 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Data Bits This parameter allows the scanner to interface with devices requiring a 7-bit or 8-bit ASCII protocol. 7-Bit 8-Bit Beep on <BEL> If you enable this parameter, the scanner issues a beep when it detects a <BEL> character on the RS-232 serial line.
  • Page 101: Intercharacter Delay

    RS-232 Interface 6 - 19 Intercharacter Delay This parameter specifies the intercharacter delay inserted between character transmissions. Minimum: 0 msec Low: 25 msec Medium: 50 msec High: 75 msec...
  • Page 102: Nixdorf Beep/Led Options

    6 - 20 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Intercharacter Delay (continued) Maximum: 99 msec Nixdorf Beep/LED Options After selecting Nixdorf Mode B, this parameter indicates when the scanner beeps and turns on its LED after a decode. *Normal Operation (Beep/LED immediately after decode)
  • Page 103: Ignore Unknown Characters

    RS-232 Interface 6 - 21 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 scanner issues no error beeps. Select Do Not Send Bar Codes With Unknown Characters to send bar code data up to the first unknown character.
  • Page 104: Ascii / Character Set

    6 - 22 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide ASCII / Character Set Assign the values in Table 6-4 as prefixes or suffixes for ASCII character data transmission. ASCII Character Set Table 6-4 Full ASCII ASCII Value ASCII Character Code 39 Encode Character...
  • Page 105 RS-232 Interface 6 - 23 ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 6-4 Full ASCII ASCII Value ASCII Character Code 39 Encode Character 1027 1028 1029 1030 1031 1032 Space Space 1033 1034 " 1035 1036 1037 1038 & 1039 ‘ 1040 1041 1042 1043...
  • Page 106 6 - 24 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 6-4 Full ASCII ASCII Value ASCII Character Code 39 Encode Character 1057 1058 1059 1060 < 1061 1062 > 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070...
  • Page 107 RS-232 Interface 6 - 25 ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 6-4 Full ASCII ASCII Value ASCII Character Code 39 Encode Character 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099 1100 1101 1102 1103 1104 1105 1106 1107 1108...
  • Page 108 6 - 26 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 6-4 Full ASCII ASCII Value ASCII Character Code 39 Encode Character 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 1127 Undefined 7013 ENTER...
  • Page 109: Chapter 7 Usb Interface

    Chapter 7 USB Interface Introduction This chapter provides information for connecting the scanner to a USB host. The scanner attaches directly to a USB host, or a powered USB hub, which powers it. The scanner does not require an additional power supply. Throughout the programming bar code menus, asterisks ( ) indicate default values.
  • Page 110: Connecting A Usb Interface

    7 - 2 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Connecting a USB Interface USB Series A Connector Interface cable USB Connection Figure 7-1 The scanner connects with USB capable hosts including: • Desktop PCs and Notebooks • Apple™ iMac, G4, iBooks (North America only) •...
  • Page 111: Usb Default Parameters

    USB Interface 7 - 3 USB Default Parameters Table 7-1 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 7-4. NOTE See Appendix A, Standard Default Parameters for all user preferences, hosts, symbologies, and miscellaneous default parameters.
  • Page 112: Usb Host Parameters

    • Simple COM Port Emulation - Download a Motorola driver from Motorola Enterprise Mobility Support at www.motorolasolutions.com/support. Connecting the scanner to the host automatically selects the next available com port, emulating a one-way RS-232 connection. This does not support handshaking, and requires no baud settings.
  • Page 113 USB Interface 7 - 5 USB Device Type (continued) *USB Keyboard (HID) IBM Table Top USB IBM Hand-Held USB USB OPOS Hand-Held Simple COM Port Emulation...
  • Page 114: Usb Country Keyboard Types (Country Codes)

    7 - 6 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide USB Country Keyboard Types (Country Codes) Scan the bar code corresponding to your keyboard type. This setting applies only to the USB Keyboard (HID) device. NOTE When changing Country Selection, the scanner automatically restarts. The scanner issues the standard startup beep sequences.
  • Page 115 USB Interface 7 - 7 USB Country Keyboard Types (Continued) French Canadian, Windows 2000/XP French Belgian Windows Spanish (Traditional), Windows Italian, Windows...
  • Page 116 7 - 8 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide USB Country Keyboard Types (Continued) Swedish, Windows UK English, Windows Japanese, Windows (ASCII) Portuguese-Brazilian, Windows...
  • Page 117: Usb Keystroke Delay

    USB Interface 7 - 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 slower data transmission. No Delay Medium Delay (20 msec) Long Delay (40 msec)
  • Page 118: Usb Caps Lock Override

    7 - 10 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide USB CAPS Lock Override This option applies only to the USB Keyboard (HID) device. Enable this to preserve the case of the data regardless of the state of the caps lock key. This setting is always enabled for the “Japanese, Windows (ASCII)” keyboard type and can not be disabled.
  • Page 119: Emulate Keypad

    USB Interface 7 - 11 Emulate Keypad Enable this to send all characters as ASCII sequences over the numeric keypad. For example ASCII A transmits as “ALT make” 0 6 5 “ALT Break”. *Disable Keypad Emulation Enable Keypad Emulation USB Keyboard FN1 Substitution This option applies only to the USB USB Keyboard (HID) device.
  • Page 120: Function Key Mapping

    7 - 12 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Function Key Mapping ASCII values under 32 normally transmit as a control-key sequences (see Table 7-2 on page 7-14). 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 121: Convert Case

    USB Interface 7 - 13 Convert Case When enabled, the scanner converts all bar code data to the selected case. *No Case Conversion Convert All to Upper Case Convert All to Lower Case...
  • Page 122: Ascii Character Set

    7 - 14 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide ASCII Character Set USB ASCII Character Set Table 7-2 Full ASCII Code ASCII Value Keystroke 39 Encode Char. 1001 CTRL A 1002 CTRL B 1003 CTRL C 1004 CTRL D 1005 CTRL E...
  • Page 123 USB Interface 7 - 15 USB ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 7-2 Full ASCII Code ASCII Value Keystroke 39 Encode Char. 1026 CTRL Z 1027 NONE/ESC 1028 NONE 1029 NONE 1030 NONE 1031 NONE 1032 Space Space 1033 1034 “ 1035 1036 1037...
  • Page 124 7 - 16 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide USB ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 7-2 Full ASCII Code ASCII Value Keystroke 39 Encode Char. 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 < 1061 1062 > 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067...
  • Page 125 USB Interface 7 - 17 USB ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 7-2 Full ASCII Code ASCII Value Keystroke 39 Encode Char. 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099 1100 1101 1102 1103...
  • Page 126 7 - 18 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide USB ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 7-2 Full ASCII Code ASCII Value Keystroke 39 Encode Char. 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125...
  • Page 127 USB Interface 7 - 19 USB ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 7-2 Full ASCII Code ASCII Value Keystroke 39 Encode Char. ALT Keys Keystroke 2065 ALT A 2066 ALT B 2067 ALT C 2068 ALT D 2069 ALT E 2070 ALT F 2071 ALT G...
  • Page 128 7 - 20 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide USB ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 7-2 Full ASCII Code ASCII Value Keystroke 39 Encode Char. GUI Shift Keys ™ The Apple iMac keyboard has an apple key on either side of the space bar. Windows-based systems have a GUI key to the left of the left ALT key, and to the right of the right ALT key.
  • Page 129 USB Interface 7 - 21 USB ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 7-2 Full ASCII Code ASCII Value Keystroke 39 Encode Char. 3079 GUI O 3080 GUI P 3081 GUI Q 3082 GUI R 3083 GUI S 3084 GUI T 3085 GUI U 3086 GUI V...
  • Page 130 7 - 22 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide USB ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 7-2 Full ASCII Code ASCII Value Keystroke 39 Encode Char. 5016 5017 5018 5019 5020 5021 5022 5023 5024 Numeric Keypad Keystroke 6042 6043 6045 6046...
  • Page 131 USB Interface 7 - 23 USB ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 7-2 Full ASCII Code ASCII Value Keystroke 39 Encode Char. Extended Keypad Keystroke 7001 Break 7002 Delete 7003 PgUp 7004 7005 Pg Dn 7006 Pause 7007 Scroll Lock 7008 Backspace 7009 7010...
  • Page 132 7 - 24 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 133: Chapter 8 Ibm 468X/469X Interface

    Chapter 8 IBM 468X/469X Interface Introduction This chapter provides IBM 468X/469X host information for setting up the scanner. Throughout the programming bar code menus, asterisks ( ) indicate default values. Disable Convert Indicates Default Feature/Option Unknown to Code 39...
  • Page 134: Connecting To An Ibm 468X/469X Host

    8 - 2 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Connecting to an IBM 468X/469X Host The scanner connects directly to the host interface. Host Port Connector Interface cable IBM Direct Connection Figure 8-1 Connect the interface cable to the rear of the scanner, as described in Installing the Interface Cable on page 1-2.
  • Page 135: Ibm 468X/469X Host Parameters

    IBM 468X/469X Interface 8 - 3 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 scanner. None Selected Hand-held Scanner Emulation (Port 9B) NOTE User selection is required to configure this interface and this is the most common selection.
  • Page 136: Convert Unknown To Code 39

    8 - 4 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Port Address (Continued) Non-IBM Scanner Emulation (Port 5B) Table Top Scanner Emulation (Port 17) Convert Unknown to Code 39 Scan a bar code below to enable or disable converting unknown bar code type data to Code 39.
  • Page 137: Chapter 9 Wand Emulation Interface

    Chapter 9 Wand Emulation Interface Introduction This chapter provides Wand Emulation host information for setting up the scanner. Use this mode when you require Wand Emulation communication. The scanner connects either to an external wand decoder or to a decoder integrated in a portable terminal or Point-of-Sale (POS) terminal.
  • Page 138: Connecting Using Wand Emulation

    9 - 2 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Connecting Using Wand Emulation To perform Wand Emulation, connect the scanner to a portable data terminal, or a controller which collects the wand data and interprets it for the host. Wand port...
  • Page 139: Wand Emulation Default Parameters

    Wand Emulation Interface 9 - 3 Wand Emulation Default Parameters Table 9-1 lists the defaults for Wand Emulation host types. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar code(s) provided in the Wand Emulation Host Parameters section beginning on page 9-4.
  • Page 140: Wand Emulation Host Parameters

    9 - 4 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Wand Emulation Host Parameters Wand Emulation Host Types Scan one of the following bar codes to select a wand emulation host. Symbol OmniLink Interface Controller Symbol PDT Terminal (MSI) Symbol PTC Terminal (Telxon) NOTE User selection is required to configure this interface and this is the most common selection.
  • Page 141: Leading Margin (Quiet Zone)

    Wand Emulation Interface 9 - 5 Leading Margin (Quiet Zone) Scan a bar code to select a leading margin duration. A leading margin is the time that precedes the first bar of the scan, in milliseconds. The minimum allowed value is 80 msec and the maximum is 250 msec. Use this parameter to accommodate older wand decoders which cannot handle short leading margins.
  • Page 142: Polarity

    9 - 6 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Polarity Polarity determines how the scanner's wand emulation interface creates the Digitized Barcode Pattern (DBP). DBP is a digital signal that represents the scanned bar code. Different decoders, to which this device could be attached, expect the DBP in a certain format.
  • Page 143: Convert All Bar Codes To Code 39

    Wand Emulation Interface 9 - 7 Convert All Bar Codes to Code 39 By default, the Wand Emulation interface sends data to the attached host in the symbology decoded. This can present a problem for customers with legacy systems that do not recognize some newer symbologies (for example, GS1 DataBar, formerly RSS).
  • Page 144: Convert Code 39 To Full Ascii

    9 - 8 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Convert Code 39 to Full ASCII Disable this to replace any characters that do not have a corresponding character in the Code 39 symbology with a space. Enable this to encode the data sent to the Wand Interface in Code 39 Full ASCII. The host must be able to interpret Code 39 Full ASCII data.
  • Page 145: Chapter 10 123Scan2

    Chapter 10 123Scan2 Introduction 123Scan² is an easy-to-use, PC-based software tool that enables the quick and easy setup of Motorola scanners. 123Scan² uses a wizard tool to guide users through a streamlined set up process. Once parameters are set, thevalues 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 146: Scanner Sdk, Other Software Tools, And Videos

    10 - 2 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Scanner SDK, Other Software Tools, and Videos Tackle all your scanner programming needs with our diversified set of software tools. Whether you need to simplystage a device, or develop a fully featured application with image and data capture as well as asset management, these tools help you every step of the way.
  • Page 147: Chapter 11 Symbologies

    Chapter 11 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. The scanner ships with the settings in the Symbology Default Table on page 11-2 (also see Appendix A, Standard Default Parameters...
  • Page 148: Symbology Default Parameters

    11 - 2 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Symbology Default Parameters Table 11-1 lists the defaults for all symbologies parameters. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar code(s) provided in this chapter. NOTE See Appendix A, Standard Default Parameters for all user preferences, hosts, symbologies, and miscellaneous default parameters.
  • Page 149 Symbologies 11 - 3 Symbology Default Table (Continued) Table 11-1 Page Parameter Default Number Code 128 Code 128 Enable 11-23 GS1-128 (formerly UCC/EAN-128) Enable 11-23 ISBT 128 (non-concatenated) Enable 11-24 Code 128 Decode Performance Enable 11-24 Code 128 Decode Performance Level Level 3 11-25 Code 39...
  • Page 150 11 - 4 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Symbology Default Table (Continued) Table 11-1 Page Parameter Default Number I 2 of 5 Check Digit Verification Disable 11-44 Transmit I 2 of 5 Check Digit Do not transmit 11-45 Convert I 2 of 5 to EAN 13...
  • Page 151: Upc/Ean

    Symbologies 11 - 5 UPC/EAN Enable/Disable UPC-A/UPC-E To enable or disable UPC-A or UPC-E, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable UPC-A Disable UPC-A Enable UPC-E Disable UPC-E...
  • Page 152: Enable/Disable Upc-E1

    11 - 6 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Enable/Disable UPC-E1 To enable or disable UPC-E1, scan the appropriate bar code below. NOTE UPC-E1 is not a UCC (Uniform Code Council) approved symbology. Enable UPC-E1 Disable UPC-E1...
  • Page 153: Enable/Disable Ean-13/Jan-13/Ean-8/Jan-8

    Symbologies 11 - 7 Enable/Disable EAN-13/JAN-13/EAN-8/JAN-8 To enable or disable EAN-13/JAN-13 or EAN-8/JAN-8, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable EAN-13/JAN-13 Disable EAN-13/JAN-13 Enable EAN-8/JAN-8 Disable EAN-8/JAN-8...
  • Page 154: Enable/Disable Bookland Ean

    11 - 8 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Enable/Disable Bookland EAN To enable or disable Bookland EAN, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Bookland EAN Disable Bookland EAN NOTE If you enable Bookland EAN, select a Bookland ISBN Format on page 11-21.
  • Page 155: Decode Upc/Ean Supplementals

    Symbologies 11 - 9 Decode UPC/EAN Supplementals Supplementals are additionally appended characters (2 or 5) according to specific code format conventions (e.g., UPC A+2, UPC E+2, EAN 8+2). The following options are available: • If you select Ignore UPC/EAN Supplementals, and the scanner is presented with a UPC/EAN plus supplemental symbol, the scanner decodes UPC/EAN and ignores the supplemental characters.
  • Page 156 11 - 10 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Decode UPC/EAN/JAN Supplementals (continued) Ignore UPC/EAN/JAN With Supplementals Decode UPC/EAN/JAN Only With Supplementals Autodiscriminate UPC/EAN/JAN Supplementals Enable 378/379 Supplemental Mode...
  • Page 157 Symbologies 11 - 11 Decode UPC/EAN/JAN Supplementals (continued) Enable 978/979 Supplemental Mode Enable 977 Supplemental Mode Enable 414/419/434/439 Supplemental Mode Enable 491 Supplemental Mode Enable Smart Supplemental Mode...
  • Page 158 11 - 12 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Decode UPC/EAN/JAN Supplementals (continued) Supplemental User-Programmable Type 1 Supplemental User-Programmable Type 1 and 2 Smart Supplemental Plus User-Programmable 1 Smart Supplemental Plus User-Programmable 1 and 2...
  • Page 159: User-Programmable Supplementals

    The range is from 2 to 30 times. Motorola recommends five or above when decoding a mix of UPC/EAN symbols with and without supplementals. The default is 20.
  • Page 160: Transmit Upc-A/Upc-E/Upc-E1 Check Digit

    11 - 14 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Transmit UPC-A/UPC-E/UPC-E1 Check Digit The check digit is the last character of the symbol used to verify the integrity of the data. Scan the appropriate bar code below to transmit the bar code data with or without the UPC-A, UPC-E or UPC-E1 check digit. It is always verified to guarantee the integrity of the data.
  • Page 161 Symbologies 11 - 15 Transmit UPC-A/UPC-E/UPC-E1 Check Digit (continued) Do Not Transmit UPC-E Check Digit Transmit UPC-E1 Check Digit Do Not Transmit UPC-E1 Check Digit...
  • Page 162: Upc-A Preamble

    11 - 16 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide UPC-A Preamble Preamble characters are part of the UPC symbol, and include Country Code and System Character. There are three options for transmitting a UPC-A preamble to the host device: transmit System Character only, transmit System Character and Country Code (“0”...
  • Page 163: Upc-E Preamble

    Symbologies 11 - 17 UPC-E Preamble 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” for USA), and transmit no preamble. Select the appropriate option to match your host system.
  • Page 164: Upc-E1 Preamble

    11 - 18 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide UPC-E1 Preamble 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 165: Convert Upc-E To Upc-A

    Symbologies 11 - 19 Convert UPC-E to UPC-A Enable this to convert UPC-E (zero suppressed) decoded data to UPC-A format before transmission. After conversion, the data follows UPC-A format and is affected by UPC-A programming selections (e.g., Preamble, Check Digit). Disable this to transmit UPC-E decoded data as UPC-E data, without conversion.
  • Page 166: Ean Zero Extend

    11 - 20 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide EAN Zero Extend Enable this 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 Zero Extend...
  • Page 167: Bookland Isbn Format

    Symbologies 11 - 21 Bookland ISBN Format If you enabled Bookland EAN using Enable/Disable Bookland EAN on page 11-8, select one of the following formats for Bookland data: • Bookland ISBN-10 - The scanner reports Bookland data starting with 978 in traditional 10-digit format with the special Bookland check digit for backward-compatibility.
  • Page 168: Ucc Coupon Extended Code

    11 - 22 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide UCC Coupon Extended Code The UCC Coupon Extended Code is an additional bar code adjacent to a UCC Coupon Code. To enable or disable UCC Coupon Extended Code, scan the appropriate bar code below.
  • Page 169: Code 128

    Symbologies 11 - 23 Code 128 Enable/Disable Code 128 To enable or disable Code 128, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Code 128 Disable Code 128 Enable/Disable GS1-128 (formerly UCC/EAN-128) To enable or disable GS1-128, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable GS1-128 Disable GS1-128...
  • Page 170: Enable/Disable Isbt 128

    11 - 24 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Enable/Disable ISBT 128 ISBT 128 is a variant of Code 128 used in the blood banking industry. To enable or disable ISBT 128, scan the appropriate bar code below. If required, the host must perform concatenation of the ISBT data.
  • Page 171: Code 128 Decode Performance Level

    Symbologies 11 - 25 Code 128 Decode Performance Level This option offers three levels of decode performance or “aggressiveness” for Code 128 symbols. Increasing the performance level reduces the amount of required bar code orientation, useful when scanning very long and/or truncated bar codes.
  • Page 172: Code 39

    11 - 26 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Code 39 Enable/Disable Code 39 To enable or disable Code 39, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Code 39 Disable Code 39 NOTE When encountering a large gap bar code, see Symbology - Intercharacter Gap on page 11-62.
  • Page 173: Enable/Disable Trioptic Code 39

    Symbologies 11 - 27 Enable/Disable Trioptic Code 39 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. To enable or disable Trioptic Code 39, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Trioptic Code 39 Disable Trioptic Code 39 NOTE You cannot enable Trioptic Code 39 and Code 39 Full ASCII simultaneously.
  • Page 174: Convert Code 39 To Code 32

    11 - 28 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Convert Code 39 to Code 32 Code 32 is a variant of Code 39 used by the Italian pharmaceutical industry. Scan the appropriate bar code below to enable or disable converting Code 39 to Code 32.
  • Page 175: Set Lengths For Code 39

    Symbologies 11 - 29 Set Lengths for Code 39 The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s) the code contains. Set lengths for Code 39 to any length, one or two discrete lengths, or lengths within a specific range.
  • Page 176: Code 39 Check Digit Verification

    11 - 30 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Code 39 Check Digit Verification 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 when this feature is enabled.
  • Page 177: Enable/Disable Code 39 Full Ascii

    Select Do Not Buffer Code 39 to transmit all decoded Code 39 symbols immediately without storing them in the buffer. This feature affects Code 39 only. If you select Buffer Code 39, Motorola recommends configuring the scanner to decode Code 39 symbology only.
  • Page 178: Buffer Data

    11 - 32 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Code 39 Buffering (Scan & Store) (continued) Do Not Buffer Code 39 While there is data in the transmission buffer, you cannot select Do Not Buffer Code 39. The buffer holds 200 bytes of information.
  • Page 179: Transmit Buffer

    Symbologies 11 - 33 Transmit Buffer There are two methods to transmit the Code 39 buffer. Scan the Transmit Buffer bar code which contains only a start character, a plus (+), and a stop character. • The scanner transmits and clears the buffer. •...
  • Page 180: Code 39 Decode Performance

    11 - 34 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Code 39 Decode Performance This option offers three levels of decode performance or “aggressiveness” for Code 39 symbols. Increasing the performance level reduces the amount of required bar code orientation, useful when scanning very long and/or truncated bar codes.
  • Page 181: Code 39 Decode Performance Level

    Symbologies 11 - 35 Code 39 Decode Performance Level This option offers three levels of decode performance or “aggressiveness” for Code 39 symbols. Increasing the performance level reduces the amount of required bar code orientation, useful when scanning very long and/or truncated bar codes.
  • Page 182: Code 93

    11 - 36 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Code 93 Enable/Disable Code 93 To enable or disable Code 93, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Code 93 Disable Code 93 Set Lengths for Code 93 The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s) the code contains.
  • Page 183: Set Lengths For Code 93

    Symbologies 11 - 37 Set Lengths for Code 93 (continued) Two Discrete Lengths - Select this option to decode only Code 93 symbols containing either of two selected lengths. Select the lengths using the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes.
  • Page 184: Code 11

    11 - 38 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Code 11 Code 11 To enable or disable Code 11, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Code 11 Disable Code 11 Set Lengths for Code 11 The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s) the code contains.
  • Page 185 Symbologies 11 - 39 Set Lengths for Code 11 (continued) Two Discrete Lengths - Select this option to decode only Code 11 symbols containing either of two selected lengths. Select the lengths using the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes.
  • Page 186: Code 11 Check Digit Verification

    11 - 40 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Code 11 Check Digit Verification Enable this feature to check the integrity of all Code 11 symbols to verify that the data complies with the specified check digit algorithm. This selects the check digit mechanism for the decoded Code 11 bar code. The options are to check for one check digit, check for two check digits, or disable the feature.
  • Page 187: Transmit Code 11 Check Digits

    Symbologies 11 - 41 Transmit Code 11 Check Digits This feature selects whether or not to transmit the Code 11 check digit(s). Transmit Code 11 Check Digit (Enable) Do Not Transmit Code 11 Check Digit (Disable) NOTE You must enable Code 11 Check Digit Verification for this parameter to function.
  • Page 188: Interleaved 2 Of 5 (Itf)

    11 - 42 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Interleaved 2 of 5 (ITF) Enable/Disable Interleaved 2 of 5 To enable or disable Interleaved 2 of 5, scan the appropriate bar code below, and select an Interleaved 2 of 5 length from the following pages.
  • Page 189: Set Lengths For Interleaved 2 Of 5

    Symbologies 11 - 43 Set Lengths for Interleaved 2 of 5 (continued) Two Discrete Lengths - Select this option to decode only I 2 of 5 symbols containing either of two selected lengths. Select the lengths using the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes.
  • Page 190: I 2 Of 5 Check Digit Verification

    11 - 44 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide I 2 of 5 Check Digit Verification 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 191: Transmit I 2 Of 5 Check Digit

    Symbologies 11 - 45 Transmit I 2 of 5 Check Digit Scan the appropriate bar code below to transmit I 2 of 5 data with or without the check digit. Transmit I 2 of 5 Check Digit (Enable) Do Not Transmit I 2 of 5 Check Digit (Disable) Convert I 2 of 5 to EAN-13 This parameter converts a 14 character I 2 of 5 code to EAN-13, and transmits to the host as EAN-13.
  • Page 192: Discrete 2 Of 5 (Dtf)

    11 - 46 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Discrete 2 of 5 (DTF) Enable/Disable Discrete 2 of 5 To enable or disable Discrete 2 of 5, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Discrete 2 of 5 Disable Discrete 2 of 5 Set Lengths for Discrete 2 of 5 The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s)
  • Page 193: Set Lengths For Discrete 2 Of 5

    Symbologies 11 - 47 Set Lengths for Discrete 2 of 5 (continued) Two Discrete Lengths - Select this option to decode only D 2 of 5 symbols containing either of two selected lengths. Select the lengths using the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes.
  • Page 194: Chinese 2 Of 5

    11 - 48 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Chinese 2 of 5 Enable/Disable Chinese 2 of 5 To enable or disable Chinese 2 of 5, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Chinese 2 of 5 Disable Chinese 2 of 5...
  • Page 195: Set Lengths For Codabar

    Symbologies 11 - 49 Set Lengths for Codabar The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s) the code contains. Set lengths for Codabar to any length, one or two discrete lengths, or lengths within a specific range.
  • Page 196: Clsi Editing

    11 - 50 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide CLSI Editing When enabled, this parameter strips the start and stop characters and inserts 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.
  • Page 197: Msi

    Symbologies 11 - 51 Enable/Disable MSI To enable or disable MSI, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable MSI Disable MSI Set Lengths for MSI The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s) the code contains.
  • Page 198 11 - 52 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Set Lengths for MSI (continued) Two Discrete Lengths - Select this option to decode only MSI symbols containing either of two selected lengths. Select the lengths using the numeric bar codes in Appendix D, Numeric Bar Codes.
  • Page 199: Msi Check Digits

    Symbologies 11 - 53 MSI Check Digits With MSI symbols, one check digit is mandatory and always verified by the reader. The second check digit is optional. If your MSI codes include two check digits, enable the verification of the second check digit by scanning the barcode below.
  • Page 200: Msi Check Digit Algorithm

    11 - 54 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide MSI Check Digit Algorithm Two algorithms are possible for verifying the second MSI check digit. Select the bar code below corresponding to the algorithm used to encode the check digit. MOD 10/MOD 11...
  • Page 201: Gs1 Databar (Formerly Rss, Reduced Space Symbology)

    Symbologies 11 - 55 GS1 DataBar (formerly RSS, Reduced Space Symbology) The variants of GS1 DataBar are GS1 DataBar-14, GS1 DataBar Expanded, and GS1 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 202: Gs1 Databar Limited

    11 - 56 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide GS1 DataBar Limited Enable GS1 DataBar Limited Disable GS1 DataBar Limited GS1 DataBar Expanded Enable GS1 DataBar Expanded (Default for the LS9208) Disable GS1 DataBar Expanded (Default for the LS9208i)
  • Page 203: Convert Gs1 Databar To Upc/Ean

    Symbologies 11 - 57 Convert GS1 DataBar to UPC/EAN The 14-digit Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) format is a standard as of January 2005 and uniquely identifies products worldwide. Although it is defined as a 14-digit structure, the bar code can contain 13 digits (EAN-13), 12 digits (UPC), or 8 digits (EAN-8) of data.
  • Page 204 11 - 58 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Convert GS1 DataBar to UPC/EAN (continued) Symbols beginning with 01, and followed by six zeroes and then 8 digits, are not converted. E.g. 0100000012345670 remains 0100000012345670. Enable Convert GS1 DataBar to UPC/EAN...
  • Page 205: Symbology - Specific Security Levels

    Symbologies 11 - 59 Symbology - Specific Security Levels Redundancy Level The scanner offers four levels of decode redundancy. Select higher redundancy levels for decreasing levels of bar code quality. As redundancy levels increase, the 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 Code Types...
  • Page 206: Redundancy Level 3

    11 - 60 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Redundancy Level 3 Code types other than the following must be successfully read twice before being decoded. The following codes must be read three times: Redundancy Level 3 Code Types Table 11-4...
  • Page 207: Security Level

    Symbologies 11 - 61 Security Level The scanner offers four levels of decode security for the delta bar codes, which include the Code 128 family, UPC/EAN, Code 93 and Scanlet. Select increasing levels of security for decreasing levels of bar code quality. There is an inverse relationship between security and scanner aggressiveness, so choose only that level of security necessary for any given application.
  • Page 208: Symbology - Intercharacter Gap

    11 - 62 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Symbology - Intercharacter Gap Code 39 and Codabar symbols 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 decode. If this problem occurs, scan the Large Intercharacter Gaps bar code to tolerate these out-of-specification bar codes.
  • Page 209: Chapter 12 Miscellaneous Scanner Options

    Chapter 12 Miscellaneous Scanner Options Introduction This chapter includes features frequently used to customize how data transmits to the host device. Also see each host chapter for the appropriate host connections and host device features for the scanner. See Chapter 11, Symbologies Chapter 13, Advanced Data Formatting for customizing data for transmission to the host device.
  • Page 210: Miscellaneous Default Parameters

    12 - 2 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Miscellaneous Default Parameters Table 12-1 lists the defaults for miscellaneous scanner options. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar code(s) provided in the Miscellaneous Scanner Parameters section beginning on page 12-3.
  • Page 211: Miscellaneous Scanner Parameters

    Miscellaneous Scanner Options 12 - 3 Miscellaneous Scanner Parameters Transmit Code ID Character A Code ID character identifies the code type of a scanned bar code. This is useful when decoding more than one code type. In addition to any single character prefix already selected, the Code ID character is inserted between the prefix and the decoded symbol.
  • Page 212: Prefix/Suffix Values

    12 - 4 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Prefix/Suffix Values You can append a prefix/suffix to scan data for use in data editing. To set these values, scan a prefix or suffix bar code, then scan a four-digit number (i.e., four bar codes) that corresponds to key codes for various terminals using...
  • Page 213: Fn1 Substitution Values

    Miscellaneous Scanner Options 12 - 5 Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Set Value 4 Set Value 5 Set FN1 Substitution Value (Value 6) FN1 Substitution Values The Wedge and USB HID Keyboard hosts support a FN1 Substitution feature. If this feature is enabled, set a FN1 Substitution Value to replace any FN1 character (0x1b) in an EAN128 bar code.
  • Page 214: Scan Data Options

    12 - 6 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Scan Data Options To change the Scan Data Transmission Format, scan the Scan Options bar code below. Then select one of four options: • Data As Is • <DATA> <SUFFIX> • <PREFIX> <DATA>...
  • Page 215 Miscellaneous Scanner Options 12 - 7 Scan Data Transmission Format (Continued) <PREFIX> <DATA> <PREFIX> <DATA> <SUFFIX> Enter Data Format Cancel...
  • Page 216: Transmit "No Read" Message

    12 - 8 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Transmit “No Read” Message Scan a bar code below to select whether or not to transmit a No Read message. When enabled, the characters NR transmit when a bar code is not decoded. Any enabled prefixes or suffixes are appended around this message.
  • Page 217: Report Version

    Miscellaneous Scanner Options 12 - 9 Report Version Scan the bar code below to report the software revision installed in the scanner’s primary microprocessor. Report Software Version Report MIMIC Version Scan the bar code below to report the MIMIC software revision installed in the scanner’s secondary microprocessor.
  • Page 218 12 - 10 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 219: Chapter 13 Advanced Data Formatting

    Chapter 13 Advanced Data Formatting Introduction Advanced Data Formatting (ADF) is a means of customizing data before transmission to your host device. Edit scan data to suit your particular requirements. Implement ADF by scanning a related series of bar codes, which begin on page 13-6, or by installing the 123Scan utility (see...
  • Page 220: Using Adf Bar Codes

    13 - 2 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Using ADF Bar Codes When programming a rule, make sure the rule is logically correct. Plan ahead before scanning. To program each data formatting rule: • Start the Rule. Scan the Begin New Rule bar code on page 13-6.
  • Page 221: Rule 1: The Code 128 Scanning Rule

    Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 3 To enter these rules, follow the steps below: Rule 1: The Code 128 Scanning Rule Step Bar Code On Page Beep Indication Begin New Rule 13-6 High High Code 128 13-11 High High Send next 5 characters 13-31 High High Send <CTRL M>...
  • Page 222: Rules Hierarchy (In Bar Codes)

    13 - 4 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide But, when there is a sale, you want to send only the following: 24 (class key) 56712437 (stock key) and the cashier keys the price manually. To implement this, first enter an ADF rule that applies to the normal situation, such as: When scanning a bar code of length 15, send the next 2 characters, send the class key, send the next 8 characters, send the stock key, send the data that remains, send the Enter key.
  • Page 223: Default Rules

    Note that using the standard data editing functions also creates ADF rules. Scan options are entered as ADF rules, and the hierarchy mentioned previously also applies to them. For the Symbol LS9208/LS9208i, this applies to prefix/suffix programming in the parameter Scan Data Transmission Format.
  • Page 224: Special Commands

    13 - 6 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Special Commands Pause Duration This parameter inserts a pause in the data transmission. To set the pause, scan a two-digit number (i.e., two bar codes) representing a 0.1 second interval. For example, using the numeric bar codes in...
  • Page 225: Erase

    Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 7 Erase Use these bar codes to erase criteria, actions, or rules. Erase Criteria And Start Again Erase Actions And Start Again Erase Previously Saved Rule Erase All Rules...
  • Page 226: Quit Entering Rules

    13 - 8 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Quit Entering Rules Scan this bar code to quit entering rules. Quit Entering Rules Disable Rule Set Use these bar codes to disable rule sets. Disable Rule Set 1 Disable Rule Set 2...
  • Page 227 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 9 Disable Rule Set (Continued) Disable Rule Set 4 Disable All Rule Sets...
  • Page 228: Criteria

    13 - 10 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Criteria Code Types Select all code types to be affected by the rule. Scan all selected codes in succession, before selecting other criteria. To select all code types, don’t scan any code type.
  • Page 229 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 11 Code Types (Continued) GS1 DataBar-14 GS1 DataBar Limited GS1 DataBar Expanded Code 128...
  • Page 230 13 - 12 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Code Types (Continued) Scan the bar codes for all code types desired before selecting other criteria. D 2 OF 5 IATA 2 OF 5 I 2 OF 5 Code 93...
  • Page 231 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 13 Code Types (Continued) Scan the bar codes for all code types desired before selecting other criteria. UPC-A UPC-E EAN-8 EAN-13...
  • Page 232 13 - 14 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Code Types (Continued) EAN 128 UPC-E1 Bookland...
  • Page 233 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 15 Code Types (Continued) Trioptic Chinese 2 of 5 Coupon Code...
  • Page 234: Code Lengths

    13 - 16 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Code Lengths Scan these bar codes to define the number of characters the selected code types must contain. Select one length per rule only. If you don't select a code length, selected code types of any length are affected.
  • Page 235 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 17 Code Lengths (Continued) 4 Characters 5 Characters 6 Characters...
  • Page 236 13 - 18 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Code Lengths (Continued) 7 Characters 8 Characters 9 Characters...
  • Page 237 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 19 Code Lengths (Continued) 10 Characters 11 Characters 12 Characters...
  • Page 238 13 - 20 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Code Lengths (Continued) 13 Characters 14 Characters 15 Characters...
  • Page 239 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 21 Code Lengths (Continued) 16 Characters 17 Characters 18 Characters...
  • Page 240 13 - 22 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Code Lengths (Continued) 19 Characters 20 Characters 21 Characters...
  • Page 241 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 23 Code Lengths (Continued) 22 Characters 23 Characters 24 Characters...
  • Page 242 13 - 24 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Code Lengths (Continued) 25 Characters 26 Characters 27 Characters...
  • Page 243 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 25 Code Lengths (Continued) 28 Characters 29 Characters 30 Characters...
  • Page 244: Message Containing A Specific Data String

    13 - 26 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Message Containing A Specific Data String Use this feature to select whether the formatting affects data that begins with a specific character or data string, or contains a specific character or data string.
  • Page 245 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 27 Specific String Search Scan the following bar code. Scan the bar codes representing the desired character or characters (up to a total of 10) using the Alphanumeric Keyboard on page 13-170. Scan End Of Message on page 13-191.
  • Page 246 13 - 28 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Rule Belongs To Set (Continued) Rule Belongs To Set 3 Rule Belongs To Set 4...
  • Page 247: Actions

    Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 29 Actions Select how to format the data for transmission. Send Data Send all data that follows, send all data up to a specific character selected from the Alphanumeric Keyboard on page 13-170, or send the next X characters. Note that only bar codes for Send Next 1 to 20 appear here, and can be scanned multiple times to send values greater then 20.
  • Page 248 13 - 30 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Data (Continued) Send Next 2 Characters Send Next 3 Characters Send Next 4 Characters...
  • Page 249 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 31 Send Data (Continued) Send Next 5 Characters Send Next 6 Characters Send Next 7 Characters...
  • Page 250 13 - 32 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Data (Continued) Send Next 8 Characters Send Next 9 Characters Send Next 10 Characters...
  • Page 251 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 33 Send Data (Continued) Send Next 11 Characters Send Next 12 Characters Send Next 13 Characters...
  • Page 252 13 - 34 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Data (Continued) Send Next 14 Characters Send Next 15 Characters Send Next 16 Characters...
  • Page 253 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 35 Send Data (Continued) Send Next 17 Characters Send Next 18 Characters Send Next 19 Characters Send Next 20 Characters...
  • Page 254: Setup Field(S)

    13 - 36 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Setup Field(s) Setup Field(s) Definitions Table 13-1 Parameter Description Page Move Cursor Move Cursor To a Character Scan Move Cursor To Character, then any printable ASCII 13-38 character from the Alphanumeric Keyboard on page 13-170.
  • Page 255 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 37 Setup Field(s) Definitions (Continued) Table 13-1 Parameter Description Page Skip Ahead “N” Characters Scan one of these bar codes to select the number of positions 13-40 ahead to move the cursor. Skip Back “N” Characters Scan one of these bar codes to select the number of positions 13-43 back to move the cursor.
  • Page 256 13 - 38 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Move Cursor Scan a bar code below to move the cursor in relation to a specified character. Then enter a character by scanning a bar code from the Alphanumeric Keyboard on page 13-170.
  • Page 257 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 39 Move Cursor Move Cursor to Specific String and Replace Move Cursor to Last Occurrence of String and Replace All Skip to End Scan the bar code below to insert a pause in the data transmission. The value of the Pause Duration parameter controls the length of this pause.
  • Page 258: Skip Ahead

    13 - 40 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Skip Ahead Use the following bar codes to skip ahead characters. Skip Ahead 1 Character Skip Ahead 2 Characters Skip Ahead 3 Characters Skip Ahead 4 Characters...
  • Page 259 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 41 Skip Ahead (Continued) Skip Ahead 5 Characters Skip Ahead 6 Characters Skip Ahead 7 Characters...
  • Page 260 13 - 42 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Skip Ahead (Continued) Skip Ahead 8 Characters Skip Ahead 9 Characters Skip Ahead 10 Characters...
  • Page 261: Skip Back

    Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 43 Skip Back Use the following bar codes to skip back characters. Skip Back 1 Characters Skip Back 2 Characters Skip Back 3 Characters...
  • Page 262 13 - 44 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Skip Back (Continued) Skip Back 4 Characters Skip Back 5 Characters Skip Back 6 Characters...
  • Page 263 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 45 Skip Back (Continued) Skip Back 7 Characters Skip Back 8 Characters Skip Back 9 Characters...
  • Page 264: Send Preset Value

    13 - 46 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Skip Back (Continued) Skip Back 10 Characters Send Preset Value Use these bar codes to send preset values. Send Value 1 Send Value 2...
  • Page 265 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 47 Send Preset Value (Continued) Send Value 3 Send Value 4 Send Value 5 Send Value 6...
  • Page 266: Modify Data

    13 - 48 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Modify Data Modify data as described below. The following actions work for all send commands that follow it within a rule. Programming pad zeros to length 6, send next 3 characters, stop padding, send next 5 characters adds three zeros to the first send, and does not affect the next send.
  • Page 267 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 49 Modify Data (Continued) Stop Space Removal Remove Leading Zeros Stop Zero Removal...
  • Page 268: Pad Data With Spaces

    13 - 50 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Pad Data with Spaces To pad data to the left, scan the bar code containing the desired number of spaces. Send commands activate this parameter. Pad Spaces To Length 1 Pad Spaces To...
  • Page 269: Pad Data With Spaces (Continued)

    Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 51 Pad Data with Spaces (Continued) Pad Spaces To Length 5 Pad Spaces To Length 6 Pad Spaces To Length 7...
  • Page 270 13 - 52 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Pad Data with Spaces (Continued) Pad Spaces To Length 8 Pad Spaces To Length 9 Pad Spaces To Length 10...
  • Page 271 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 53 Pad Data with Spaces (Continued) Pad Spaces To Length 11 Pad Spaces To Length 12 Pad Spaces To Length 13...
  • Page 272 13 - 54 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Pad Data with Spaces (Continued) Pad Spaces To Length 14 Pad Spaces To Length 15 Pad Spaces To Length 16...
  • Page 273 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 55 Pad Data with Spaces (Continued) Pad Spaces To Length 17 Pad Spaces To Length 18 Pad Spaces To Length 19...
  • Page 274 13 - 56 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Pad Data with Spaces (Continued) Pad Spaces To Length 20 Pad Spaces To Length 21 Pad Spaces To Length 22...
  • Page 275 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 57 Pad Data with Spaces (Continued) Pad Spaces To Length 23 Pad Spaces To Length 24 Pad Spaces To Length 25...
  • Page 276 13 - 58 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Pad Data with Spaces (Continued) Pad Spaces To Length 26 Pad Spaces To Length 27 Pad Spaces To Length 28...
  • Page 277 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 59 Pad Data with Spaces (Continued) Pad Spaces To Length 29 Pad Spaces To Length 30 Stop Pad Spaces...
  • Page 278: Pad Data With Zeros

    13 - 60 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Pad Data with Zeros To pad data to the left, scan the bar code containing the desired number of zeros. Send commands activate this parameter. Pad Zeros To Length 1 Pad Zeros To...
  • Page 279 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 61 Pad Data with Zeros (Continued) Pad Zeros To Length 4 Pad Zeros To Length 5 Pad Zeros To Length 6...
  • Page 280 13 - 62 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Pad Data with Zeros (Continued) Pad Zeros To Length 7 Pad Zeros To Length 8 Pad Zeros To Length 9...
  • Page 281 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 63 Pad Data with Zeros (Continued) Pad Zeros To Length 10 Pad Zeros To Length 11 Pad Zeros To Length 12...
  • Page 282 13 - 64 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Pad Data with Zeros (Continued) Pad Zeros To Length 13 Pad Zeros To Length 14 Pad Zeros To Length 15...
  • Page 283 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 65 Pad Data with Zeros (Continued) Pad Zeros To Length 16 Pad Zeros To Length 17 Pad Zeros To Length 18...
  • Page 284 13 - 66 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Pad Data with Zeros (Continued) Pad Zeros To Length 19 Pad Zeros To Length 20 Pad Zeros To Length 21...
  • Page 285 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 67 Pad Data with Zeros (Continued) Pad Zeros To Length 22 Pad Zeros To Length 23 Pad Zeros To Length 24...
  • Page 286 13 - 68 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Pad Data with Zeros (Continued) Pad Zeros To Length 25 Pad Zeros To Length 26 Pad Zeros To Length 27...
  • Page 287 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 69 Pad Data with Zeros (Continued) Pad Zeros To Length 28 Pad Zeros To Length 29 Pad Zeros To Length 30 Stop Pad Zeros...
  • Page 288: Beeps

    13 - 70 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Beeps Select a beep sequence for each ADF rule. Beep Once Beep Twice Beep Three Times...
  • Page 289: Send Keystroke (Control Characters And Keyboard Characters)

    Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 71 Send Keystroke (Control Characters and Keyboard Characters) Control Characters Scan a Send bar code for the keystroke to send. Send Control 2 Send Control A...
  • Page 290 13 - 72 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Control Characters (Continued) Send Control B Send Control C Send Control D...
  • Page 291 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 73 Control Characters (Continued) Send Control E Send Control F Send Control G...
  • Page 292 13 - 74 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Control Characters (Continued) Send Control H Send Control I Send Control J...
  • Page 293 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 75 Control Characters (Continued) Send Control K Send Control L Send Control M...
  • Page 294 13 - 76 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Control Characters (Continued) Send Control N Send Control O Send Control P...
  • Page 295 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 77 Control Characters (Continued) Send Control Q Send Control R Send Control S...
  • Page 296 13 - 78 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Control Characters (Continued) Send Control T Send Control U Send Control V...
  • Page 297 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 79 Control Characters (Continued) Send Control W Send Control X Send Control Y...
  • Page 298 13 - 80 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Control Characters (Continued) Send Control Z Send Control [ Send Control \...
  • Page 299 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 81 Control Characters (Continued) Send Control ] Send Control 6 Send Control -...
  • Page 300: Keyboard Characters

    13 - 82 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters Scan a Send bar code for the keyboard characters to send. Send Space Send ! Send “...
  • Page 301 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 83 Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send # Send $ Send %...
  • Page 302 13 - 84 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send & Send ‘ Send (...
  • Page 303 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 85 Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send ) Send * Send +...
  • Page 304 13 - 86 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send , Send - Send .
  • Page 305 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 87 Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send / Send 0 Send 1...
  • Page 306 13 - 88 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send 2 Send 3 Send 4...
  • Page 307 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 89 Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send 5 Send 6 Send 7...
  • Page 308 13 - 90 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send 8 Send 9 Send :...
  • Page 309 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 91 Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send ; Send < Send =...
  • Page 310 13 - 92 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send > Send ? Send @...
  • Page 311 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 93 Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send A Send B Send C...
  • Page 312 13 - 94 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send D Send E Send F...
  • Page 313 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 95 Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send G Send H Send I...
  • Page 314 13 - 96 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send J Send K Send L...
  • Page 315 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 97 Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send M Send N Send O...
  • Page 316 13 - 98 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send P Send Q Send R...
  • Page 317 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 99 Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send S Send T Send U...
  • Page 318 13 - 100 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send V Send W Send X...
  • Page 319 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 101 Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send Y Send Z Send [...
  • Page 320 13 - 102 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send \ Send ] Send ^...
  • Page 321 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 103 Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send _ Send ‘ Send a...
  • Page 322 13 - 104 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send b Send c Send d...
  • Page 323 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 105 Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send e Send f Send g...
  • Page 324 13 - 106 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send h Send i Send j...
  • Page 325 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 107 Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send k Send l Send m...
  • Page 326 13 - 108 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send n Send o Send p...
  • Page 327 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 109 Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send q Send r Send s...
  • Page 328 13 - 110 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send t Send u Send v...
  • Page 329 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 111 Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send w Send x Send y...
  • Page 330 13 - 112 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send z Send { Send |...
  • Page 331 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 113 Keyboard Characters (Continued) Send } Send ~...
  • Page 332: Send Alt Characters

    13 - 114 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send ALT Characters Send Alt 2 Send Alt A Send Alt B Send Alt C...
  • Page 333 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 115 Send ALT Characters (Continued) Send Alt D Send Alt E Send Alt F...
  • Page 334 13 - 116 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send ALT Characters (Continued) Send Alt G Send Alt H Send Alt I...
  • Page 335 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 117 Send ALT Characters (Continued) Send Alt J Send Alt K Send Alt L...
  • Page 336 13 - 118 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send ALT Characters (Continued) Send Alt M Send Alt N Send Alt O...
  • Page 337 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 119 Send ALT Characters (Continued) Send Alt P Send Alt Q Send Alt R...
  • Page 338 13 - 120 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send ALT Characters (Continued) Send Alt S Send Alt T Send Alt U...
  • Page 339 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 121 Send ALT Characters (Continued) Send Alt V Send Alt W Send Alt X Send Alt Y...
  • Page 340 13 - 122 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send ALT Characters (Continued) Send Alt Z Send Alt [ Send Alt \ Send Alt ]...
  • Page 341: Send Keypad Characters

    Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 123 Send Keypad Characters Send Keypad * Send Keypad + Send Keypad -...
  • Page 342 13 - 124 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Keypad Characters (Continued) Send Keypad . Send Keypad /...
  • Page 343 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 125 Send Keypad Characters (Continued) Send Keypad 0 Send Keypad 1 Send Keypad 2...
  • Page 344 13 - 126 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Keypad Characters (Continued) Send Keypad 3 Send Keypad 4 Send Keypad 5...
  • Page 345 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 127 Send Keypad Characters (Continued) Send Keypad 6 Send Keypad 7 Send Keypad 8...
  • Page 346 13 - 128 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Keypad Characters (Continued) Send Keypad 9 Send Keypad Enter Send Keypad Numlock...
  • Page 347 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 129 Send Keypad Characters (Continued) Send Break Key Send Delete Key Send Page Up Key...
  • Page 348 13 - 130 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Keypad Characters (Continued) Send End Key Send Page Down Key Send Pause Key...
  • Page 349 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 131 Send Keypad Characters (Continued) Send Scroll Lock Key Send Backspace Key Send Tab Key...
  • Page 350 13 - 132 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Keypad Characters (Continued) Send Print Screen Key Send Insert Key Send Home Key...
  • Page 351 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 133 Send Keypad Characters (Continued) Send Enter Key Send Escape Key Send Up Arrow Key...
  • Page 352 13 - 134 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Keypad Characters (Continued) Send Down Arrow Key Send Left Arrow Key Send Right Arrow Key Send Back Tab Character...
  • Page 353: Send Function Key

    Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 135 Send Function Key Send F1 Key Send F2 Key...
  • Page 354 13 - 136 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Function Key (Continued) Send F3 Key Send F4 Key Send F5 Key...
  • Page 355 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 137 Send Function Key (Continued) Send F6 Key Send F7 Key Send F8 Key...
  • Page 356 13 - 138 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Function Key (Continued) Send F9 Key Send F10 Key Send F11 Key...
  • Page 357 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 139 Send Function Key (Continued) Send F12 Key Send F13 Key Send F14 Key...
  • Page 358 13 - 140 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Function Key (Continued) Send F15 Key Send F16 Key Send F17 Key...
  • Page 359 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 141 Send Function Key (Continued) Send F18 Key Send F19 Key Send F20 Key...
  • Page 360 13 - 142 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Function Key (Continued) Send F21 Key Send F22 Key Send F23 Key...
  • Page 361 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 143 Send Function Key (Continued) Send F24 Key Send F25 Key Send F26 Key...
  • Page 362 13 - 144 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Function Key (Continued) Send F27 Key Send F28 Key Send F29 Key...
  • Page 363 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 145 Send Function Key (Continued) Send F30 Key Send PF1 Key Send PF2 Key...
  • Page 364 13 - 146 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Function Key (Continued) Send PF3 Key Send PF4 Key Send PF5 Key...
  • Page 365 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 147 Send Function Key (Continued) Send PF6 Key Send PF7 Key Send PF8 Key...
  • Page 366 13 - 148 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Function Key (Continued) Send PF9 Key Send PF10 Key Send PF11 Key...
  • Page 367 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 149 Send Function Key (Continued) Send PF12 Key Send PF13 Key Send PF14 Key...
  • Page 368 13 - 150 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Function Key (Continued) Send PF15 Key Send PF16 Key Send PF17 Key...
  • Page 369 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 151 Send Function Key (Continued) Send PF18 Key Send PF19 Key Send PF20 Key...
  • Page 370 13 - 152 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Function Key (Continued) Send PF21 Key Send PF22 Key Send PF23 Key...
  • Page 371 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 153 Send Function Key (Continued) Send PF24 Key Send PF25 Key Send PF26 Key...
  • Page 372 13 - 154 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Function Key (Continued) Send PF27 Key Send PF28 Key Send PF29 Key Send PF30 Key...
  • Page 373: Send Right Control Key

    Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 155 Send Right Control Key The Send Right Control Key action sends a tap (press and release) of the Right Control Key. Send Right Control Key Send Graphic User Interface Characters The Send Graphic User Interface Character actions tap the specified key while holding the System Dependant Graphic User Interface (GUI) Key.
  • Page 374 13 - 156 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Graphic User Interface Characters (Continued) Send GUI 3 Send GUI 4 Send GUI 5...
  • Page 375 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 157 Send Graphic User Interface Characters (Continued) Send GUI 6 Send GUI 7 Send GUI 8...
  • Page 376 13 - 158 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Graphic User Interface Characters (Continued) Send GUI 9 Send GUI A Send GUI B...
  • Page 377 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 159 Send Graphic User Interface Characters (Continued) Send GUI C Send GUI D Send GUI E...
  • Page 378 13 - 160 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Graphic User Interface Characters (Continued) Send GUI F Send GUI G Send GUI H...
  • Page 379 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 161 Send Graphic User Interface Characters (Continued) Send GUI I Send GUI J Send GUI K...
  • Page 380 13 - 162 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Graphic User Interface Characters (Continued) Send GUI L Send GUI M Send GUI N...
  • Page 381 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 163 Send Graphic User Interface Characters (Continued) Send GUI O Send GUI P Send GUI Q...
  • Page 382 13 - 164 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Graphic User Interface Characters (Continued) Send GUI R Send GUI S Send GUI T...
  • Page 383 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 165 Send Graphic User Interface Characters (Continued) Send GUI U Send GUI V Send GUI W...
  • Page 384 13 - 166 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Send Graphic User Interface Characters (Continued) Send GUI X Send GUI Y Send GUI Z...
  • Page 385: Turn On/Off Rule Sets

    Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 167 Turn On/Off Rule Sets Use these bar codes to turn rule sets on and off. Turn On Rule Set 1 Turn On Rule Set 2...
  • Page 386 13 - 168 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Turn On/Off Rule Sets (Continued) Turn On Rule Set 3 Turn On Rule Set 4 Turn Off Rule Set 1...
  • Page 387 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 169 Turn On/Off Rule Sets (Continued) Turn Off Rule Set 2 Turn Off Rule Set 3 Turn Off Rule Set 4...
  • Page 388: Alphanumeric Keyboard

    13 - 170 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Alphanumeric Keyboard Space...
  • Page 389 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 171 Alphanumeric Keyboard (Continued)
  • Page 390 13 - 172 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Alphanumeric Keyboard (Continued)
  • Page 391 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 173 Alphanumeric Keyboard (Continued) “ &...
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  • Page 395 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 177 Alphanumeric Keyboard (Continued)
  • Page 396 13 - 178 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Alphanumeric Keyboard (Continued)
  • Page 397 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 179 Alphanumeric Keyboard (Continued) Do not confuse bar codes on this page with those on the numeric keypad.
  • Page 398 13 - 180 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Alphanumeric Keyboard (Continued) Do not confuse bar codes on this page with those on the numeric keypad.
  • Page 399 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 181 Alphanumeric Keyboard (Continued) Do not confuse bar codes on this page with those on the numeric keypad.
  • Page 400 13 - 182 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Alphanumeric Keyboard (Continued) Do not confuse bar codes on this page with those on the numeric keypad.
  • Page 401 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 183 Alphanumeric Keyboard (Continued)
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  • Page 409 Advanced Data Formatting 13 - 191 Alphanumeric Keyboard (Continued) Cancel End Of Message...
  • Page 410 13 - 192 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Alphanumeric Keyboard (Continued)
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  • Page 421: Appendix A Standard Default Parameters

    Appendix A Standard Default Parameters Standard Default Parameters Table Table A-1 Page Parameter Default Number User Preferences Set Default Parameter Restore Defaults Beeper Tone High Beeper Volume High Volume Change Trigger Delay 5 sec Laser On Time 3.0 sec Beep After Good Decode Enable Low Power Blink Blink...
  • Page 422 A - 2 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Page Parameter Default Number Country Types (Country Codes) North American Ignore Unknown Characters Transmit Keystroke Delay No Delay Inter-Keystroke Delay Disable 5-10 Alternate Numeric Keypad Emulation...
  • Page 423 Standard Default Parameters A - 3 Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Page Parameter Default Number USB Device Type HID (Human Interface Device) Keyboard Emulation USB Country Keyboard Types (Country Codes) North American USB Keystroke Delay No Delay USB CAPS Lock Override Disable 7-10 USB Ignore Enable Transmission...
  • Page 424 A - 4 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Page Parameter Default Number Bookland EAN Disable 11-8 Decode UPC/EAN Supplementals (2 and 5 digits) Ignore 11-9 User-Programmable Supplementals 11-13 Supplemental 1: Supplemental 2: Decode UPC/EAN Supplemental Redundancy...
  • Page 425 Standard Default Parameters A - 5 Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Page Parameter Default Number Set Length(s) for Code 39 2 to 55 11-29 Code 39 Check Digit Verification Disable 11-30 Transmit Code 39 Check Digit Do Not Transmit 11-30 Code 39 Full ASCII Conversion Disable...
  • Page 426 A - 6 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Page Parameter Default Number Set Lengths for Codabar 5 to 55 11-49 CLSI Editing Disable 11-50 NOTIS Editing Disable 11-50 Disable 11-51 Set Length(s) for MSI...
  • Page 427 Standard Default Parameters A - 7 Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Page Parameter Default Number Report Version 12-9 Report MIMIC Version 12-9 Report Synapse Cable 12-9 User selection is required to configure this interface and this is the most common selection.
  • Page 428 A - 8 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 429: Appendix B Programming Reference

    Appendix B Programming Reference Symbol Code Identifiers Symbol Code Characters Table B-1 Code Character Code Type UPC/EAN Code 39, Code 39 Full ASCII, Code 32 Codabar Code 128, ISBT 128 Code 93 Interleaved 2 of 5 Discrete 2 of 5, IATA Code 11 GS1-128 (formerly UCC/EAN-128) Bookland EAN...
  • Page 430: Aim Code Identifiers

    B - 2 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide AIM Code Identifiers Each AIM Code Identifier contains the three-character string ]cm where: Flag Character (ASCII 93) Code Character Modifier Character AIM Code Characters Table B-2 Code Character Code Type Code 39, Code 39 Full ASCII, Code 32...
  • Page 431 Programming Reference B - 3 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. Reader has checked one check character. Reader has checked and stripped check character.
  • Page 432 B - 4 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Modifier Characters Table B-3 Code Type Option Value Option Code 93 No options specified at this time. Always transmit 0. Example: A Code 93 bar code 012345678905 is transmitted as ]G0012345678905 Mod 10 check digit validated and transmitted.
  • Page 433 Programming Reference B - 5 Modifier Characters Table B-3 Code Type Option Value Option GS1 DataBar Family No option specified at this time. Always transmit 0. GS1 DataBar-14 and GS1 DataBar Limited transmit with an Application Identifier “01”. Note: In GS1-128 (formerly UCC/EAN-128) emulation mode, GS1 DataBar is transmitted using Code 128 rules (i.e., ]C1).
  • Page 434 B - 6 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 435 Appendix C Sample Bar Codes Code 39 123ABC...
  • Page 436: Upc-A, 100 %

    C - 2 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide UPC/EAN UPC-A, 100 % 12345 67890 EAN-13, 100 % 3 456789 012340 Code 128 12345678901234567890123456789012345678901234...
  • Page 437 Sample Bar Codes C - 3 Interleaved 2 of 5 12345678901231 GS1 DataBar-14 NOTE GS1 DataBar-14 must be enabled to read the bar code below (see GS1 DataBar-14 on page 11-55).
  • Page 438 C - 4 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 439: Appendix D Numeric Bar Codes

    Appendix D Numeric Bar Codes 0, 1 For parameters requiring specific numeric values, scan the appropriately numbered bar code(s).
  • Page 440 D - 2 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide 2, 3, 4, 5...
  • Page 441 Numeric Bar Codes D - 3 6, 7, 8, 9...
  • Page 442: Cancel

    D - 4 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Cancel To correct an error or change a selection, scan the bar code below. Cancel...
  • Page 443: Glossary

    Glossary Aperture. The opening in an optical system defined by a lens or baffle that establishes the field of view. ASCII. American Standard Code for Information Interchange. A 7 bit-plus-parity code representing 128 letters, numerals, punctuation marks and control characters. It is a standard data transmission code in the U.S. Autodiscrimination.
  • Page 444 Glossary - 2 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Boot or Boot-up. The process a computer goes through when it starts. During boot-up, the computer can run self-diagnostic tests and configure hardware and software. bps. See Bits Per Second. Byte. On an addressable boundary, eight adjacent binary digits (0 and 1) combined in a pattern to represent a specific character or numeric value.
  • Page 445 Glossary - 3 Continuous Code. A bar code or symbol in which all spaces within the symbol are parts of characters. There are no intercharacter gaps in a continuous code. The absence of gaps allows for greater information density. Cradle. A cradle is used for charging the terminal battery and for communicating with a host computer, and provides a storage place for the terminal when not in use.
  • Page 446 Glossary - 4 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Hz. Hertz; A unit of frequency equal to one cycle per second. IEC. International Electrotechnical Commission. This international agency regulates laser safety by specifying various laser operation classes based on power output during operation.
  • Page 447 Glossary - 5 Light Emitting Diode. See LED. MIL. 1 mil = 1 thousandth of an inch. MIN. Mobile Identification Number. The unique account number associated with a cellular device. It is broadcast by the cellular device when accessing the cellular system. Misread (Misdecode).
  • Page 448 Glossary - 6 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide Print Contrast Signal (PCS). Measurement of the contrast (brightness difference) between the bars and spaces of a symbol. A minimum PCS value is needed for a bar code symbol to be scannable. PCS = (RL - RD) / RL, where RL is the reflectance factor of the background and RD the reflectance factor of the dark bars.
  • Page 449 Glossary - 7 SPP. Serial Port Profile. Start/Stop Character. A pattern of bars and spaces that provides the scanner with start and stop reading instructions and scanning direction. The start and stop characters are normally to the left and right margins of a horizontal code. Substrate.
  • Page 450 Glossary - 8 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 451 Index space removal ......13-48 special commands ..... . 13-6 actions .
  • Page 452 Index - 2 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide AIM code identifiers ......B-2 I 2 of 5 check digit verification ... . . 11-44 aiming .
  • Page 453 Index - 3 trioptic code 39 ......11-27 convert to code 32 ..... . 11-28 UCC coupon extended code .
  • Page 454 Index - 4 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide IBM 468X/469X connection ....8-2 quiet zone (leading margin) ....9-5 IBM 468X/469X default parameters .
  • Page 455 Index - 5 check digit ......11-14 convert UPC-E to UPC-A ....11-19 convert UPC-E1 to UPC-A .
  • Page 456 Index - 6 Symbol LS9208/LS9208i Product Reference Guide...
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