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Datalogic QuickScan Lite QW2400 Quick Reference Manual

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QuickScan™ Lite QW2400
General Purpose Corded
Handheld Area Imager Bar Code Reader
Quick Reference Guide


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    QuickScan™ Lite QW2400 General Purpose Corded Handheld Area Imager Bar Code Reader Quick Reference Guide...

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    Datalogic website ( or provided on appropriate media. If you visit our website and would like to make comments or suggestions about this or other Datalogic publications, please let us know via the "Contact Datalogic" page. Disclaimer...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Multiple Label Reading ..........27 Technical Features ............... 28 LED and Beeper Indications ..........30 Troubleshooting ..............31 Datalogic Limited Factory Warranty ......32 Ergonomic Recommendations ........... 35 Cleaning ................36 Support Through the Website ..........37 Quick Reference Guide...

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    NOTES QuickScan™ Lite QW2400...

  • Page 5: End User Software License Agreement

    This EULA (End User Software License Agreement) ("EULA” or "Agreement") is a legally binding agreement governing the licensing of the Software and Documentation by Datalogic IP Tech S.r.l. and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Datalogic") to the entity or person who has purchased or otherwise acquired a Datalogic Product ("End User").

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    End User that End User is deemed to have ordered and accepted a license for each breaching use. End User shall pay Datalogic the applicable list price for such licenses as of the date of such breach.

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    5.1 End User acknowledges that Proprietary Information is the confidential, proprietary, and trade secret property of Datalogic and Datalogic's third party licensors and End User acquires no right or interest in any Proprietary Information. 5.2 End User shall not disclose, provide, or otherwise make available the...

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    Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software clause at DFARS 252.227-7013(c)(1)(ii), whichever is applicable. 9.2 If End User is using the Datalogic Product outside of the United States, End User must comply with the applicable local laws of the country in which the Datalogic Product is used, with U.S. export control laws, and with the English language version of this Agreement.

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    Italian Court of Bologna shall have exclusive jurisdiction over all matters regarding this Agreement, except that Datalogic shall have the right, at its absolute discretion, to initiate proceedings in the courts of any other state, country, or territory in which End User resides, or in which any of End User' s assets are located.

  • Page 10: Software Product Policy

    Software Product Policy Datalogic reserves the right to ship its products with the latest version of software/firmware available. This provides our customers with the very latest in Datalogic software technology. The only exception to this policy is when the buyer has a signed contract with Datalogic that clearly defines the terms and conditions for making software/firmware changes in products shipped to the buyer.

  • Page 11: About The Scanner

    Quickscan™ Lite QW2400 About the Scanner The QuickScan Lite 2D QW2400 area imager is an entry level product specifically designed for reading long and truncated 1D codes and larger 2D codes from close dis- tance. The QW2400 imager has an extra-wide Field of View which captures these challenging 1D and 2D codes at a nominal distance using different scan angles, meeting the scanning needs in Retail, Light Manufacturing, Document/...

  • Page 12: Setting Up The Reader

    Setting Up the Reader Follow the steps below to connect and get your reader up and communicating with its host. 1. Connect the Cable to the reader and the Host as shown below. 2. Configure the Interface (see page 3. Program the Reader starting on page (optional, as needed).

  • Page 13: Disconnecting The Cable

    Setting Up the Reader Disconnecting the Cable Quick Reference Guide...

  • Page 14: Using The Quickscan Lite Qw24xx

    Using the QuickScan Lite QW24XX The QuickScan Lite QW24XX normally functions by captur- ing and decoding codes. The aiming system is activated on trigger pull and indicates the center of the field of view which should be positioned over the bar code: Aiming System Relative Size and Location of Aiming System Pattern 2D Matrix Symbol...

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    Successful reading is signaled by an audible tone plus a goodread green spot LED indicator. Reference the Quick- Scan Lite QW24XX Product Reference Guide (PRG) on the Datalogic website for more information about this feature and other programmable settings. Quick Reference Guide...

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    Relative Size and Location of Green Spot QuickScan™ Lite QW2400...

  • Page 17: Parts Of The Reader

    For interfaces other than those listed in this manual, see the QuickScan Lite QW24XX Product Reference Guide (PRG), available online at Interface Selection The reader model will support all the following host inter- faces: •...

  • Page 18: Configuring The Interface

    Information and programming options for each interface type are provided in this section. For defaults and addi- tional information associated with each interface, proceed to the corresponding chapter in the QuickScan Lite QW24XX PRG. Configuring the Interface Scan the appropriate programming bar code to select the interface type for your system.

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    Selecting the Interface Type RS-232 RS-232 standard interface Select RS232-STD (Default for QW2470) RS-232 Wincor-Nixdorf Select RS232-WN RS-232 for use with OPOS/UPOS/JavaPOS Select RS-232 OPOS USB Com to simulate RS-232 standard interface Select USB-COM-STD (Default for QW2420)  = default value * Download the correct USB Com driver from

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    USB-OEM USB-OEM (can be used for OPOS/UPOS/JavaPOS) Select USB-OEM USB-COMPOSITE USB-Composite Select USB-Composite QuickScan™ Lite QW2400...

  • Page 21: Keyboard Interface

    Selecting the Interface Type Keyboard Interface Use the programming bar codes to select options for USB Keyboard and Wedge Interfaces. KEYBOARD AT, PS/2 25-286, 30-286, 50, 50Z, 60, 70, 80, 90 & 95 w/ Standard Key Encoding Select KBD-AT Keyboard Wedge for IBM AT PS2 with standard key encoding but without external keyboard Select KBD-AT-NK AT, PS/2 25-286, 30-286, 50, 50Z, 60, 70, 80, 90 &...

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    KEYBOARD (continued) Keyboard Wedge for IBM AT PS2 with alternate key encoding but without external keyboard Select KBD-AT-ALT-NK USB Keyboard with standard key encoding Select USB Keyboard USB Keyboard with alternate key encoding Select USB Alternate Keyboard QuickScan™ Lite QW2400...

  • Page 23: Scancode Tables

    Selecting the Interface Type Scancode Tables Reference the Quickscan Lite QW2400 PRG for information about control character emulation for keyboard interfaces. Country Mode This feature specifies the country/language supported by the keyboard. Only these interfaces support ALL Country Modes: •...

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    COUNTRY MODE (continued) Country Mode = Belgium Country Mode = Croatia* Country Mode = Czech Republic* Country Mode = Denmark*  = default value *Supports only the interfaces listed in the Country Mode feature description QuickScan™ Lite QW2400...

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    Selecting the Interface Type COUNTRY MODE (continued) Country Mode = France $CKBCO13(CR) Country Mode = French Canadian* Country Mode = Germany Country Mode = Hungary* Country Mode = Italy Quick Reference Guide...

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    COUNTRY MODE (continued) Country Mode = Japanese 106-key* *Supports only the interfaces listed in the Country Mode feature description Country Mode = Lithuanian* Country Mode = Norway* Country Mode = Poland* Country Mode = Portugal* QuickScan™ Lite QW2400...

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    Selecting the Interface Type COUNTRY MODE (continued) Country Mode = Romania* Country Mode = Spain *Supports only the interfaces listed in the Country Mode feature description Country Mode = Sweden Country Mode = Slovakia* Country Mode = Switzerland* *Supports only the interfaces listed in the Country Mode feature description Quick Reference Guide...

  • Page 28: Programming

    Interfaces section, select other options and cus- tomize your reader through use of the programming bar codes available in the Quickscan Lite QW2400 PRG. Check the corresponding features section for your interface, and also the Data Editing and Symbologies chapters of the PRG.

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    Programming Factory defaults are based on the interface type. Be sure your reader is configured for the correct "Select- interface before scanning this label. See ing the Interface Type" on page 7 for more NOTE information. Reset Default Settings Quick Reference Guide...

  • Page 30: Numlock

    Numlock This option specifies the setting of the Numbers Lock (Numlock) key while in keyboard wedge interface. This only applies to alternate key encoding interfaces. It does not apply to USB keyboard. NUMLOCK ENTER/EXIT PROGRAMMING MODE Numlock = Numlock key unchanged Numlock = Numlock key toggled = default value QuickScan™...

  • Page 31: Caps Lock State

    Programming Caps Lock State This option specifies the format in which the reader sends character data. This applies to keyboard wedge interfaces. This does not apply when an alternate key encoding key- board is selected. CAPS LOCK STATE ENTER/EXIT PROGRAMMING MODE Caps Lock State = Caps Lock OFF Caps Lock State = Caps Lock ON Caps Lock State = AUTO Caps Lock Enable...

  • Page 32: Reading Parameters

    Aiming System A number of options for customizing control of the Aiming System are available. See the Quickscan Lite QW2400 PRG for more information and programming bar codes. Good Read Green Spot Duration Successful reading can be signaled by a good read green spot.

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    Reading Parameters GOOD READ GREEN SPOT DURATION (continued) Long (800 ms) Medium (500 ms) = default value Quick Reference Guide...

  • Page 34: Operating Modes

    Operating Modes Scan Mode The imager can be set to operate in one of several scanning modes. See the PRG for more information and settings for any of the options: Trigger Single (Default) — This mode is associated with typ- ical handheld reader operation.

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    Operating Modes Object Detection — The scanner looks for changes within its field-of-view. The Aiming Pattern is always on to show the optimum reading area. If a predefined amount of movement is detected, the white illumination switches on. Scanning continues until a label is read or "maximum scan on time"...

  • Page 36: Pick Mode

    Pick Mode Specifies the ability of the reader to decode labels only when they are close to the center of the aiming pattern, which is the area indicated by the two blue arrows. Pick Mode is a Decoding and Transmission process where bar codes that are not within the configurable distance from the center of the aiming pattern are not acknowledged or transmitted to the host.

  • Page 37: Multiple Label Reading

    Operating Modes PICK MODE (continued) Pick Mode = Enable = default value Multiple Label Reading The reader offers a number of options for multiple label reading. See the PRG or software configuration tool for descriptions of these features and programming labels. Quick Reference Guide...

  • Page 38: Technical Features

    Technical Features Quickscan Lite QW2400 Item Description Electrical Features Power Supply 5 Vdc  10% RS-232 interface Operating (Typical): 170 mA @ 5 VDC Consumption: Standby/Idle (Typical): 90 mA @ 5 VDC Max. Scan Rate 50 frames/sec Reading Indicators Top Illumination, Good Read Spot, Beep...

  • Page 39: D Bar Codes

    Plessey; GS1 DataBar Omnidirectional; GS1 DataBar Limited; GS1 DataBar Expanded; GS1 DataBar Truncated; DATABAR Expanded Coupon. 2D / Stacked Codes The Quickscan Lite QW2400 scanner is capable of decoding the following symbologies using multiple frames (i.e. Multi-Frame Decoding): Datamatrix; Inverse Datamatrix; Datamatrix is configurable for the fol- lowing parameters:;...

  • Page 40: Led And Beeper Indications

    LED and Beeper Indications The imager’s beeper sounds and its illumination flashes or changes color to indicate various functions or errors on the reader. A “Green Spot” also lights to indicate a good read. The tables below list these indications. Reference the PRG for a more detailed list.

  • Page 41: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Possible Problem Possible Cause Solutions Check system power. No power to the Ensure power supply is Nothing happens when imager. connected. the scan button is pulled. Interface or power Ensure all cable con- cables are loose. nections are secure. Ensure imager is pro- grammed to read the Imager not pro-...

  • Page 42: Datalogic Limited Factory Warranty

    (5) years from product shipment. Datalogic hardware products are warranted against defects in material and workmanship un- der normal and proper use. The liability of Datalogic under this warranty is limited to furnishing the labor and parts necessary to remedy any defect covered by this warranty and restore the prod- uct to its normal operating condition.

  • Page 43: Warranty Exclusions

    Troubleshooting talogic shall pay for the return of the product to Customer if the shipment is to a location within the country in which the Datalogic service center is located. Customer shall be responsible for paying all shipping charges, duties, taxes, and any other charges for prod- ucts returned to any other locations.

  • Page 44: Risk Of Loss

    Risk of Loss Customer shall bear risk of loss or damage for product in transit to Datalogic. Datalogic shall assume risk of loss or damage for prod- uct in Datalogic’s possession. In the absence of specific written in- structions for the return of product to Customer, Datalogic will select the carrier, but Datalogic shall not thereby assume any lia- bility in connection with the return shipment.

  • Page 45: Ergonomic Recommendations

    Ergonomic Recommendations Ergonomic Recommendations In order to avoid or minimize the potential risk of ergonomic injury follow the recommenda- tions below. Consult with your local Health & Safety Manager to ensure that you are adhering CAUTION to your company’s safety programs to prevent employee injury.

  • Page 46: Cleaning

    Cleaning When needed, gently clean the scan window using a lens cloth or lint-free cleaning tissues dampened with a non- abrasive, mild, water-based glass cleaner. The other sur- faces can also be cleaned using the same cleaning agents. Do not allow fluids to flow into the internal parts of the scanner.

  • Page 47: Support Through The Website

    Support Through the Website Support Through the Website Datalogic provides several services as well as technical support through its website. Log on to and click on the SUPPORT > GENERAL DUTY HANDHELD SCANNERS category link. From this page you can select your product model from the dropdown list which gives you access to: Downloads including Data Sheets, Manuals, Software &...

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    ©2017 Datalogic S.p.A. and/or its affiliates• All rights reserved. Datalogic and the Datalogic logo are registered trademarks of Datalogic S.p.A. in many countries, including the U.S.A. and the E.U. Datalogic S.r.l. Via San Vitalino 13 Calderara di Reno (BO) |40012...

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