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Imaging Guide

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  • Page 1 4850DR Document Reader Imaging Guide...
  • Page 2 Disclaimer Honeywell International Inc. (“HII”) reserves the right to make changes in specifications and other infor- mation contained in this document without prior notice, and the reader should in all cases consult HII to determine whether any such changes have been made. The information in this publication does not rep- resent a commitment on the part of HII.
  • Page 3 Use only shielded data cables with this system. This unit has been tested with cables less than 3 meters. Cables greater than 3 meters may not meet class B performance. Caution: Any changes or modifications made to this equipment not expressly approved by Honeywell may void the FCC authorization to operate this equipment.
  • Page 4 Hand Held Products Europe B.V. Nijverheidsweg 9-13 5627 BT Eindhoven The Netherlands Honeywell Scanning & Mobility Product Environmental Information Refer to www.honeywellaidc.com/environmental for the RoHS / REACH / WEEE information. Australia/NZ C-Tick Statement Conforms to AS/NZS 3548 EMC requirement Mexico Conforms to NOM-019.
  • Page 5: Laser Safety Statement

    For patent information, please refer to www.honeywellaidc.com/patents. Solids and Water Protection The Granit 4850DR has a rating of IP40, immunity of foreign particles and dripping water. Warning To reduce the possibility of heat-related injuries, avoid touching sections of the scanner that feel warm.
  • Page 6 Document Reader Identification Compliance Label location LASER LIGHT - DO NOT STARE INTO BEAM. CLASS 2 LASER PRODUCT. RAYONNEMENT LASER NE PAS REGARDER DANS LE FAISCEAU. APPAREIL À LASER DE CLASSE 2. MAX. 1mW :630-680 nm. IEC 60825-1: 2007. Complies with 21 CFR 1040.10 and 1040.11 except for deviations pursuant To Laser Notice No.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Chapter 1 - Imaging Commands Single-Use Basis......................... 1-1 Command Syntax........................ 1-1 Step 1 - Take a Picture Using IMGSNP ................1-1 Image Snap - IMGSNP ....................1-1 IMGSNP Modifiers ......................1-1 Step 2 - Ship a Picture Using IMGSHP or IMGACP ............1-4 Image Ship - IMGSHP....................
  • Page 9: Chapter 1 - Imaging Commands

    Imaging Commands The document reader is like a digital camera in the way it captures, manipulates, and transfers images. The following com- mands allow you to alter the way the document reader performs these functions. Single-Use Basis Imaging Commands with their modifiers send instructions to the document reader on a single-use basis, and take effect for a single image capture.
  • Page 10 T - Wait for Trigger Waits for a hardware button push before taking the image. This is only available when using Photo Style (1P). 0T Takes image immediately (default) 1T Waits for a button push, then takes the image L - LED State Determines if the LEDs should be on or off, and when.
  • Page 11 nE Range: 1 - 7874 Example of Exposure at 7874E with Example of Exposure at 100E with fluorescent lighting: fluorescent lighting: G - Gain Gain is used in Manual Style only (2P). Like a volume control, the gain modifier boosts the signal and multiplies the pixel value.
  • Page 12: Step 2 - Ship A Picture Using Imgshp Or Imgacp

    % - Target Set Point Percentage Sets the target point for the light and dark values in the captured image. A setting of 75% means 75% of the pixels are at or below the target white value, and 25% of the pixels are above the target white value. Altering this setting from the default is not recommended under normal circumstances.
  • Page 13: Imgshp/Imgacp Modifiers

    Image taken without Autocrop: Image taken with Autocrop: IMGSHP/IMGACP Modifiers A - Infinity Filter Enhances pictures taken from very long distances (greater than 10 feet or 3m). The Infinity Filter should not be used with Image Auto Crop - IMGACP (page 1-4).
  • Page 14 C - Compensation Flattens the image to account for variations in illumination across the image. 0C Compensation disabled (default) 1C Compensation enabled Example of Compensation at 0C: Example of Compensation at 1C: D - Pixel Depth Indicates the number of bits per pixel in the transmitted image (KIM or BMP format only). 8D 8 bits per pixel, grayscale image (default) 1D 1 bit per pixel, black and white image E - Edge Sharpen...
  • Page 15 H - Histogram Stretch Increases the contrast of the transmitted image. Not available with some image formats. 0H No stretch (default) 1H Histogram stretch Example of Histogram Stretch at 0H: Example of Histogram Stretch at 1H: I - Invert Image Invert image is used to rotate the image around the X or Y axis.
  • Page 16 1if Salt and pepper noise reduction Example of Noise Reduction Off (0if): Example of Noise Reduction On (1if): IR - Image Rotate Note: This feature should only be used with Image Ship - IMGSHP (page 1-4). Using this feature with Image Auto Crop - IMGACP (page 1-4) may produce undesired results since Image Auto Crop attempts to rotate an image to a...
  • Page 17 1iu Adaptive Text Filter on Example of Adaptive Text Filter Off (0iu): Example of Adaptive Text Filter On (1iu): IS - Unsharp/Brighten Filter The Unsharp/Brighten Filter automatically sharpens the text and brightens the contrast of the image, making text more readable.
  • Page 18 L, R, T, B, M - Image Cropping Note: Image Cropping should not be used with Image Auto Crop - IMGACP (see page 1-4). Ships a window of the image by specifying the left, right, top, and bottom pixel coordinates. Device columns are numbered 0 through 1279, and device rows are numbered 0 through 959.
  • Page 19 3S ship every 3rd pixel, both horizontally and vertically Example of Pixel Example of Pixel Example of Pixel Ship set to 1S: Ship set to 2S: Ship set to 3S: U - Document Image Filter Allows you to input parameters to sharpen the edges and smooth the area between the edges of text in an image. This fil- ter should be used with gamma correction (see page 1-9), with the scanner in a stand, and the image captured using the...
  • Page 20: Intelligent Signature Capture - Imgbox

    0W Don’t ship histogram (default) 1W Ship histogram Image used for histogram: Histogram of image at left: Intelligent Signature Capture - IMGBOX IMGBOX allows you to configure the size and location of a signature capture area relative to its proximity to a bar code. This allows you to tailor a signature capture area to a specific form.
  • Page 21: Imgbox Modifiers

    To see this example, align the aimer with the signature area (not with the bar code), then press the trigger. Send the following IMGBOX command string after the button push: Example: IMGBOX245w37h55y. Note: Case is not important in the command string. It is used here only for clarity. The following image is captured: The IMGBOX commands have many different modifiers that can be used to change the size and appearance of the signature image output by the scanner.
  • Page 22 1D 1 bit per pixel, black and white image F - File Format This option indicates the type of file format in which to save the image. 0F KIM format 1F TIFF binary 2F TIFF binary group 4, compressed 3F TIFF grayscale 4F Uncompressed Binary 5F Uncompressed grayscale 6F JPEG image (default)
  • Page 23 when using the A and B modifiers (see A - Output Image Width B - Output Image Height on page 1-13). Example of Resolution set to 0R: Example of Resolution set to 1000R: Example of Resolution set to 2000R: S - Bar Code Aspect Ratio All dimensions used in IMGBOX are measured as multiples of the minimum element size of the bar code.
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  • Page 25: Chapter 2 - Serial Default Commands

    Serial Default Commands The following serial default commands are used to program the imaging features for your document reader. For complete descriptions of each command, refer to the corresponding page in this manual. For non-imaging programming commands, refer to the Bar Code Manual. The following commands can be sent via a PC COM port using terminal emulation software.
  • Page 26: Resetting The Custom Defaults

    Data Field Usage When a query is used in place of the Data field, the query applies only to the specific command identified by the Tag and SubTag fields. Concatenation of Multiple Commands Multiple commands can be issued within one Prefix/Storage sequence. Only the Tag, SubTag, and Data fields must be repeated for each command in the sequence.
  • Page 27: Menu Commands

    Menu Commands The following chart lists the settings for each of the serial default commands. The factory default setting is indicated by an aster- isk (*). Setting For full description, Serial Command Selection * Indicates default see page # Indicates a numeric entry Imaging Default Commands Default all Imaging Commands IMGDFT...
  • Page 28 Setting For full description, Serial Command Selection * Indicates default see page # Indicates a numeric entry File Format - Uncompressed grayscale IMGFMT5 File Format - BMP IMGFMT8 *Histogram Stretch Off IMGHIS0 Histogram Stretch On IMGHIS1 Invert Image around X axis IMGNVX1 Invert Image around Y axis IMGNVY1...
  • Page 29 Setting For full description, Serial Command Selection * Indicates default see page # Indicates a numeric entry Intelligent Signature Capture Optimize On 1-12 DECBND1 Signature Capture 1-12 *Signature Capture Optimize Off DECBND0 (IMGBOX) 1-13 Output Image Width no serial command 1-13 Output Image Height no serial command...
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  • Page 31: Chapter 3 - Customer Support

    For our latest contact information, please check our website at the link above. Product Service and Repair Honeywell International Inc. provides service for all of its products through service centers throughout the world. To obtain war- ranty or non-warranty service, please visit www.honeywellaidc.com...
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