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HP Linear Barcode Scanner II
User Guide


   Summary of Contents for HP Linear Barcode Scanner II

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    HP Linear Barcode Scanner II User Guide...

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    L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty.

  • Page 3: About This Guide

    About This Guide This guide provides information on setting up and using the HP Linear Barcode Scanner II. WARNING! Indicates a hazardous situation that, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury. CAUTION: Indicates a hazardous situation that, if not avoided, could result in minor or moderate injury.

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    About This Guide...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents 1 Setting up the scanner ........................... 1 Connecting the cable ............................. 1 2 Using the scanner ............................2 Reading barcodes ..............................2 3 Safety and maintenance ..........................3 Ergonomic recommendations ..........................3 Cleaning .................................. 4 4 Programming the scanner ..........................5 Using programming barcodes ..........................

  • Page 7: Setting Up The Scanner

    Setting up the scanner Connecting the cable Connect the interface cable to the bottom of the scanner. Connect the other end of the interface cable to a USB connector on the host device. To disconnect the cable from the scanner, insert a paper clip into the hole in the front of scanner and remove the cable from the scanner as shown below.

  • Page 8: Using The Scanner, Reading Barcodes

    Using the scanner Reading barcodes Point the scanner at the target and pull the trigger to enable the illuminator (red beam) to decode the barcode label. The illuminator will remain on until the trigger is released, or a label is read, or the "maximum scan on time"...

  • Page 9: Safety And Maintenance, Ergonomic Recommendations

    Safety and maintenance Ergonomic recommendations WARNING! In order to avoid or minimize the potential risk of ergonomic injury, follow the recommendations below. Consult with your local Health & Safety Manager to ensure that you are adhering to your company’s safety programs to prevent employee injury. Reduce or eliminate repetitive motion ●...

  • Page 10: Cleaning

    Cleaning Exterior surfaces and scan windows exposed to spills, smudges, or debris require periodic cleaning to ensure best performance during scanning. Use a soft, dry cloth to clean the product. If the product is very soiled, clean it with a soft cloth moistened with a diluted non-aggressive cleaning solution or diluted ethyl alcohol.

  • Page 11: Programming The Scanner, Using Programming Barcodes

    “Interfaces” section, select other options and customize your scanner using the programming barcodes available in the HP Retail Linear Barcode Scanner Programming Reference Guide (PRG). Check the corresponding features section for your interface, and the Data Editing and Symbologies chapters of the PRG.

  • Page 12: Selecting The Interface Type, Configuring The Interface

    The scanner will change to a state that allows programming with barcodes. USB-COM USB COM to simulate RS-232 standard interface Select USB-COM-STD Download the correct USB Com driver from http://www.hp.com/support. USB-OEM USB-OEM (can be used for OPOS/UPOS/JavaPOS) Select USB-OEM...

  • Page 13: Keyboard Interface, Scancode Tables

    Keyboard interface Use the programming barcodes below to select options for a USB keyboard. Keyboard USB keyboard with alternate key encoding Select USB Alternate Keyboard USB keyboard with standard key encoding Select USB Keyboard Scancode tables Refer to the PRG for information about control character emulation for keyboard interfaces. Keyboard interface...

  • Page 14: Country Mode

    Country mode This feature specifies the country/language supported by the keyboard. Only USB Keyboard (without alternate key encoding) supports all country modes. All other interfaces support ONLY the following country modes: U.S., Belgium, Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Sweden. Country mode ENTER/EXIT PROGRAMMING MODE Country Mode = U.S.

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    Country mode Country Mode = France Country Mode = French Canadian Country Mode = Germany Country Mode = Hungarian Country Mode = Italy Country Mode = Japanese 106-key* Country Mode = Lithuanian Country Mode = Norway* Country mode...

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    Country mode Country Mode = Poland* Country Mode = Portugal* Country Mode = Romania* Country Mode = Slovakia* Country Mode = Spain Country Mode = Sweden Country Mode = Switzerland* *Supports only the interfaces listed in the Country Mode feature description.

  • Page 17: Caps Lock State

    Caps lock state This option specifies the format in which the reader sends character data. This is used by USB keyboard interfaces. 00 = Caps lock off, send character data in normal format. 01 = Caps lock on, send character data in reverse case. 02 = Auto Caps lock.

  • Page 18: Reading Parameters, Good Read Green Spot Duration

    Reading parameters Move the scanner toward the target and center the aiming pattern and illumination system to capture and decode the image. See Using the scanner on page 2 for more information. The aiming system will briefly switch off after the acquisition time, and if no code is decoded will switch on again before the next acquisition.

  • Page 19: Scan Modes

    Scan modes The scanner can operate in one of several scanning modes. Trigger Single: When the trigger is pulled, scanning begins until one of the following occurs: A programmable duration has elapsed ● A label has been read ● The trigger is released ●...

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    Scan mode Scan Mode = Trigger Pulse Multiple Scan Mode = Flashing Scan Mode = Always On Scan Mode = Object Detection Scan Mode = Trigger Object Sense Chapter 7 Scan modes...

  • Page 21: Technical Specifications

    Technical specifications The following table contains physical and performance characteristics, user environment, and regulatory information. Item Description Physical characteristics Color Black Dimensions Height 6.4"/163 mm Length 3.6"/91 mm Width 1.6"/41 mm Weight (without cable) Approximately 5.3 ounces/150 g Electrical characteristics Voltage and current Input voltage: 4.5 - 14.0 VDC Operating (typical): 140 mA...

  • Page 22: Appendix A Technical Specifications

    Depth of field (guaranteed) Minimum element width Max Resolution = 4 mil 13 mils DOF based on EAN. All other 1D codes are Code 39. All labels grade A, typical environmental light, 20°C, label inclination 10° Decode capability 1D barcodes UPC/EAN/JAN (A, E, 13, 8);...

  • Page 23: Led And Beeper Indications

    LED and beeper indications The scanner’s beeper sounds and its top multi-color LED illuminates to indicate various functions or errors. An optional “green spot” also performs useful functions. The following tables list these indications. One exception to the behaviors listed in the tables is that the scanner’s functions are programmable, and so may or may not be turned on.

  • Page 24: Error Codes

    Indication Description Beeper Label programming mode Configuration option(s) have Scanner sounds one high- acceptance of programming been successfully programmed frequency beep and four low- via labels and the scanner has frequency beeps followed by exited programming mode. reset beeps. Label programming mode Cancel label has been scanned.

  • Page 25: Technical Support, Preparing To Call Technical Support

    If you can not solve a problem, you may need to call technical support. Have the following information available when you call: If the product is connected to an HP POS computer, provide the serial number of the POS computer ●...

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