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  • Page 1 Solaris 7980g Area-Imaging Vertical Slot Scanner User Guide...
  • Page 2 Disclaimer Honeywell International Inc. (“HII”) reserves the right to make changes in specifications and other information 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 represent a commitment on the part of HII.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Connect Auxiliary Scanner ......................8 Button Functionality ........................10 Beeper Volume Adjustment....................10 Beeper Frequency Adjustment..................11 Reading Techniques........................11 Menu Bar Code Security Settings..................11 Set Custom Defaults ........................11 Reset the Custom Defaults...................... 12 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 4 Keyboard Style ..........................27 Keyboard Conversion .........................28 Control Character Output......................29 Keyboard Modifiers........................29 RS232 Modifiers ..........................31 RS232 Baud Rate ........................31 RS232 Word Length: Data Bits, Stop Bits, and Parity ..........32 RS232 Receiver Time-Out ....................33 RS232 Handshaking......................33 RS232 Timeout........................34 XON/XOFF..........................34 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 5 Presentation LED Behavior after Decode..............44 Presentation Sensitivity ......................45 Presentation Centering .......................45 Streaming Presentation™ Mode.....................47 Mobile Phone Read Mode ......................47 Poor Quality PDF Codes ......................48 Poor Quality Code Enhanced Mode ..................48 Reread Delay ..........................48 User-Specified Reread Delay....................49 Illumination Lights ........................49 Centering............................49 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 6 Clear One or All Prefixes or Suffixes ................66 Add a Carriage Return Suffix to All Symbologies .............67 Prefix Selections...........................67 Suffix Selections...........................67 Function Code Transmit......................68 Intercharacter, Interfunction, and Intermessage Delays..........68 Intercharacter Delay ......................69 User Specified Intercharacter Delay................69 Interfunction Delay ......................70 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 7 Code 32 Pharmaceutical (PARAF) ..................97 Full ASCII...........................98 Code 39 Code Page.......................98 Interleaved 2 of 5..........................99 NEC 2 of 5 ............................100 Code 93 ............................102 Code 93 Append........................102 Code 93 Code Page......................103 Straight 2 of 5 Industrial (three-bar start/stop) ............103 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 8 Codablock A ..........................131 Codablock F ..........................132 Label Code........................... 133 PDF417............................133 MacroPDF417..........................134 MicroPDF417 ..........................134 GS1 Composite Codes ......................135 UPC/EAN Version ......................136 GS1 Emulation........................... 136 TCIF Linked Code 39 (TLC39) ..................... 137 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 9 Sensormatic ..........................152 Checkpoint...........................153 EAS Controller Settings ....................153 EAS Controller ..........................153 EAS Mode of Operation ......................153 EAS Interlocked Duration Timeout................154 Chapter 8 - Program an Auxiliary Scanner ..........155 Introduction..........................155 Connect by USB Serial ......................155 Connect by USB Keyboard.....................155 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 10 Install EZConfig Cloud for Scanning................180 Reset the Factory Defaults....................180 Chapter 11 - Serial Programming Commands ........183 Conventions..........................183 Menu Command Syntax ......................183 Query Commands........................184 Trigger Commands........................186 Resetting the Custom Defaults................... 187 viii Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 11 Menu Commands ........................187 Chapter 12 - Product Specifications............209 Solaris 7980g Scanner Product Specifications............209 Depth of Field Charts ......................210 Typical Performance......................210 Guaranteed Performance....................211 Standard Connector Pinouts....................211 Keyboard Wedge .........................212 Serial Output ........................212 RS485 Output ........................212 USB............................213 EAS ............................213 USB Auxiliary Scanner - Solaris end ................214 Chapter 13 - Maintenance and Troubleshooting ........215...
  • Page 12 ISO 2022/ISO 646 Character Replacements..............228 Keyboard Key References ...................... 231 Sample Symbols........................233 Programming Chart......................... 235 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 13: 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 warranty or non-warranty service, please visit www.honeywellaidc.com...
  • Page 14 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 15: Chapter 1 - Get Started

    Solaris 7980g area-imaging vertical slot scanners. Product specifications, dimen- sions, warranty, and customer support information are also included. Honeywell bar code scanners are factory programmed for the most common ter- minal and communications settings. If you need to change these settings, pro- gramming is accomplished by scanning the bar codes in this guide.
  • Page 16: Connect With Keyboard Wedge

    The scanner can be connected between the keyboard and PC as a “keyboard wedge,” where the scanner provides data output that is similar to keyboard entries. The following is an example of a keyboard wedge connection: Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 17 2. Remove the back cover and feed the interface cable through to the device. 3. Feed the power supply cable through the back cover to the device. Make sure the power cable is completely inserted into the device. Note: The power supply must be ordered separately. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 18 Sample Symbols on page 233. The scanner beeps once. The unit defaults to an IBM PC AT and compatibles keyboard wedge interface with a USA keyboard. A carriage return (CR) suffix is added to bar code data. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 19: Connect With Rs232 Serial Port

    Note: For the scanner to work properly, you must have the correct cable for your type of terminal/computer. 3. Feed the power supply cable through the back cover to the device. Make sure the power cable is completely inserted into the device. Note: The power supply must be ordered separately. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 20: Connect With Rs485

    5. Once the scanner has been fully connected, power up the computer. This interface programs 115,200 baud, 8 data bits, no parity, and 1 stop bit. Connect with RS485 The scanner can be connected for an IBM POS terminal interface. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 21: Connect Eas

    4. Verify the scanner operation by scanning a bar code from the Sample Symbols on page 233. The scanner beeps once. For further RS485 settings, refer to RS485, page 14. Connect EAS Note: The 7980GEL does not support the EAS interface. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 22: Checkpoint

    EAS port on the left side of the scanner. Contact Tyco for further infor- mation about Sensormatic installation and configuration. Refer to EAS Settings beginning on page 151 for configuration codes and further EAS programming information. Connect Auxiliary Scanner Note: The 7980GEL does not support an Auxiliary Scanner. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 23 2. Remove the back cover and feed the power supply cable through to the device. Make sure the power cable is completely inserted into the device. 3. Slide the back cover on and screw the back cover to the device. Plug the power supply into the outlet Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 24: Button Functionality

    When Volume Adjustment is set to On, pressing the Sound button repeatedly scrolls through the volume settings for the scanner’s beeper. When set to Off, the Sound button does not scroll through these settings. Default = Volume Adjustment Volume Adjustment Off * Volume Adjustment On Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 25: Beeper Frequency Adjustment

    Menu Bar Code Security Settings Honeywell scanners are programmed by scanning menu bar codes or by sending serial commands to the scanner. If you want to restrict the ability to scan menu codes, you can use the Menu Bar Code Security settings.
  • Page 26: Reset The Custom Defaults

    It resets the scanner to the custom default settings. If there are no cus- tom defaults, it will reset the scanner to the factory default settings. Any settings that have not been specified through the custom defaults will be defaulted to the factory default settings. Activate Custom Defaults Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 27: Chapter 2 - Program The Interface

    USA keyboard, scan the bar code below. Keyboard wedge is the default interface. Note: The following bar code also programs a carriage return (CR) suffix. IBM PC AT and Compatibles with CR suffix Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 28: Laptop Direct Connect

    Scan one of the following “Plug and Play” codes to program the scanner for an IBM POS terminal interface. Note: After scanning one of these codes, you must power cycle the cash register. IBM Port 5B Interface IBM Port 9B HHBCR-1 Interface IBM Port 17 Interface Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 29: Rs485 Packet Mode

    Packet Mode On bar code below. Scan the Packet Mode Off bar code if you want large bar code data to be sent to the host in a single chunk. Default = Packet Mode Off. * Packet Mode Off Packet Mode On Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 30: Usb Ibm Surepos

    Code 39 00 0A 0B USB PC or Macintosh Keyboard Scan one of the following codes to program the scanner for USB PC Keyboard or USB Macintosh Keyboard. Scanning these codes also adds a CR suffix. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 31: Usb Hid

    Scan the following code to program the scanner to emulate a regular RS232-based COM Port. If you are using a Microsoft® Windows® PC, you will need to download a driver from the Honeywell website (www.honeywellaidc.com). The driver will use the next available COM Port number. Apple® Macintosh computers recognize the scanner as a USB CDC class device and automatically use a class driver.
  • Page 32: Ack/Nak Mode

    This bar code sets the baud rate to 2400 bps and the data format to 7 data bits, even parity, 2 stop bits. It adds a carriage return (CR) suffix and programs the fol- lowing prefixes for each symbology: Symbology Prefix UPC-A UPC-E EAN-8 EAN-13 Gilbarco Settings Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 33: Wincor Nixdorf Terminal Default Settings

    8 data bits, odd parity, 1 stop bit. The following prefixes are programmed for each symbology: Symbology Prefix Symbology Prefix Code 128 EAN-13 Code 93 GS1-128 Codabar Interleaved 2 of 5 UPC-A Plessey UPC-E Straight 2 of 5 IATA EAN-8 GS1 DataBar All other bar codes Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 34: Keyboard Country Layout

    # $ @ [ \ ] ^ ‘ { | } ~. Refer to the ISO 2022/ISO 646 Character Replacements on page 228 to view the character replacements for each country. Keyboard Countries * United States Albania Azeri (Cyrillic) Azeri (Latin) Belarus Belgium Bosnia Brazil Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 35 Keyboard Countries (Continued) Brazil (MS) Bulgaria (Cyrillic) Bulgaria (Latin) Canada (French legacy) Canada (French) Canada (Multilingual) Croatia Czech Czech (Programmers) Czech (QWERTY) Czech (QWERTZ) Denmark Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 36 Keyboard Countries (Continued) Dutch (Netherlands) Estonia Faroese Finland France Gaelic Germany Greek Greek (220 Latin) Greek (220) Greek (319 Latin) Greek (319) Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 37 Keyboard Countries (Continued) Greek (Latin) Greek (MS) Greek (Polytonic) Hebrew Hungarian (101 key) Hungary Iceland Irish Italian (142) Italy Japan ASCII Kazakh Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 38 Keyboard Countries (Continued) Kyrgyz (Cyrillic) Latin America Latvia Latvia (QWERTY) Lithuania Lithuania (IBM) Macedonia Malta Mongolian (Cyrillic) Norway Poland Polish (214) Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 39 Keyboard Countries (Continued) Polish (Programmers) Portugal Romania Russia Russian (MS) Russian (Typewriter) Serbia (Cyrillic) Serbia (Latin) Slovakia Slovakia (QWERTY) Slovakia (QWERTZ) Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 40 Keyboard Countries (Continued) Slovenia Spain Spanish variation Sweden Switzerland (French) Switzerland (German) Tatar Turkey F Turkey Q Ukrainian United Kingdom United States (Dvorak) Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 41: Keyboard Style

    * Regular Caps Lock is used when you normally have the Caps Lock key on. Caps Lock Shift Lock is used when you normally have the Shift Lock key on (not common to U.S. keyboards). Shift Lock Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 42: Keyboard Conversion

    Note: If your interface is a keyboard wedge, first scan the menu code for Automatic Caps Lock (page 28). Otherwise, your output may not be as expected. Default = Keyboard Conversion Off. * Keyboard Conversion Off Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 43: Control Character Output

    1252), page 224 for CTRL+ X Values. Windows Mode Prefix/Suffix Off: The scanner sends key combinations for ASCII control characters for values 00-1F, but it does not translate prefix or suffix infor- mation. Default = Control + X Mode Off. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 44 * Numeric Keypad Mode Off Automatic Direct Connect Mode: This selection can be used if you have an IBM AT style terminal and the system is dropping characters. Default = Off. Automatic Direct Connect Mode On Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 45: Rs232 Modifiers

    Baud Rate sends the data from the scanner to the terminal at the specified rate. The host terminal must be set for the same baud rate as the scanner. Default = 115,200. 1200 2400 4800 9600 19200 38400 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 46: Rs232 Word Length: Data Bits, Stop Bits, And Parity

    7 Data, 1 Stop, Parity None 7 Data, 1 Stop, Parity Odd 7 Data, 2 Stop, Parity Even 7 Data, 2 Stop Parity None 7 Data, 2 Stop, Parity Odd 8 Data, 1 Stop, Parity Even Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 47: Rs232 Receiver Time-Out

    34) for CTS to be asserted by the host. If the delay time expires and CTS is not asserted, the device transmit buffer is cleared and scanning may resume. Default = RTS/CTS Off. Flow Control, No Timeout Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 48: Rs232 Timeout

    After transmitting data, the scanner waits for an ACK character (hex 06) or a NAK character (hex 15) response from the host. If ACK is received, the communications cycle is completed and the scanner looks for more bar codes. If NAK is received, the Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 49 ACK/NAK again. Turn on the ACK/NAK protocol by scanning the ACK/NAK On bar code below. To turn off the protocol, scan ACK/NAK Off. Default = ACK/NAK Off. ACK/NAK On * ACK/NAK Off Solaris 7980g User Guide...
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  • Page 51: Chapter 3 - Input/Output Settings

    Beep on BEL On bar code below, the scanner will beep every time a BEL character is received from the host. Default = Beep on BEL Off. *Beep on BEL Off Beep on BEL On Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 52: Good Read And Error Indicators

    The beeper volume codes modify the volume of the beep the scanner emits on a good read. Default = High. Medium * High Beeper Pitch – Good Read The beeper pitch codes modify the pitch (frequency) of the beep the scanner emits on a good read. Default = Low. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 53: Beeper Pitch - Error

    Medium (3250 Hz) High (4200 Hz) Beeper Duration – Good Read The beeper duration codes modify the length of the beep the scanner emits on a good read. Default = Normal. * Normal Beep Short Beep Short Beep Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 54: Led - Good Read

    (1-9) bar code and the Save bar code on the Programming Chart. Default = 5. Number of Error Beeps/LED Flashes Good Read Delay This sets the minimum amount of time before the scanner can read another bar code. Default = 0 ms (No Delay). Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 55: User-Specified Good Read Delay

    Use this selection to set a time-out (in milliseconds) of the scanner’s trigger when using serial commands to trigger the scanner. Once the scanner has timed out, you can activate the scanner either by pressing the trigger or using a serial trigger Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 56: Presentation Mode

    This allows the scanner to wake up in very dark conditions. Note: This selection is unavailable when the Illumination Lights LED Illumination - Presentation Mode are set to off. Presentation Idle Mode Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 57: Presentation Sleep Mode

    Presentation Sleep Mode timeout selected. After scanning the Pre- sentation Sleep Mode Timeout bar code, set the timeout duration (from 0- 3600000) by scanning digits on the Programming Chart, then scanning Save. Default = 300000 (300s). Presentation Sleep Mode Timeout Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 58: Led Illumination - Presentation Mode

    * High Presentation LED Behavior after Decode If you wish to dim the LEDs immediately after a bar code is decoded, scan the LEDs Off bar code, below. Default = LEDs On. * LEDs On LEDs Off Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 59: Presentation Sensitivity

    Centering On, the scanner only reads codes that pass through the centering win- dow you specify using the Top of Presentation Centering Window, Bottom of Presentation Centering Window, Left, and Right of Presentation Centering Win- dow bar codes. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 60 Programming Chart. Scan Save. Default Presentation Centering = 40% for Top and Left, 60% for Bottom and Right. Presentation Centering On * Presentation Centering Off Top of Presentation Centering Window Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 61: Streaming Presentation™ Mode

    When this mode is selected, your scanner is optimized to read bar codes from mobile phone or other LED displays. However, the speed of scanning printed bar codes may be slightly lower when this mode is enabled. Presentation - Mobile Phone Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 62: Poor Quality Pdf Codes

    Longer delays are effective in minimizing accidental rereads. Use shorter delays in applications where repetitive bar code scanning is required. Reread Delay only works when in a Presentation Mode (see page 42). Default = Short. * Short (500 ms) Medium (750 ms) Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 63: User-Specified Reread Delay

    (Centering can be used in conjunction with Centering, page 49, for the most error-free operation in applications where multi- ple codes are spaced closely together.) Note: To adjust centering when the scanner is in Presentation Mode, see Presentation Centering (page 3-45). Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 64 Then scan the percent you want to shift the centering window using digits on the Programming Chart. Scan Save. Default Centering = 40% for Top and Left, 60% for Bottom and Right. Centering On * Centering Off Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 65: Preferred Symbology

    Note: A low priority symbol must be centered on the aiming pattern to be read. Scan a bar code below to enable or disable Preferred Symbology. Default = Pre- ferred Symbology Off. Preferred Symbology On Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 66: High Priority Symbology

    Scan the bar code below, then set the delay (from 1-3,000 millisec- onds) by scanning digits from the Programming Chart, then scanning Save. Default = 500 ms. Preferred Symbology Time-out Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 67: Preferred Symbology Default

    After a bar code is successfully detected and read from the scanner, the LED can be programmed either to remain on and scanning, or to turn off. When End Character Activation After Good Read is enabled, the LED turns off and stops scanning after Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 68: Character Activation Led Timeout

    Scan the following On bar code to use character deactivation, then use Deactivation Character to select the character you will send from the host to terminate scanning. Default = Off. * Off Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 69: Deactivation Character

    4 digit data length Programming Chart. (Note: 50 characters is entered as 0050. 9999 is a universal number, indicating all lengths.) When calculating the length, you must count any programmed Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 70: Output Sequence Editor Commands

    Add suffix to partial output sequences. SEQISE Add separators to partial output sequences. TRGSTO Timeout for partial output sequences. Termination string. Examples outlining how to use these commands are shown below. Output Sequence Example 1 - Three Symbologies Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 71 Output Sequence Example 2 - Three Symbologies with <> Separators In this example, you are scanning the same three bar codes, but you want <> brack- ets and a carriage return and line feed to separate your output. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 72 And add the carriage return and line feed as a suffix: SEQSUF99 separator for suffixes, 99 = all symbologies carriage return line feed The whole command line would look like this: SEQBLK62999943FF6A999954FF7299994DFFSEQSEP993C3ESEQSUF990D0 The data is output as: <CODE39SMPL> <TSTMSGCODE128> <MSGPDF417> Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 73: Enter Output Sequence

    Code 39, 9999 = all lengths start character match for Code 39, 43h = "C" termination string for first code code identifier for Code 128 9999 code length that must match for Code 128, 9999 = all lengths Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 74 SEQISU99 add partial sequence prefix, 99 = all symbologies right bracket (>) left bracket (<) The whole command line would look like this: SEQBLK62999943FF6A999954FF7299994DFFSEQSEP993C3ESEQSUF990D0 ASEQTTS1SEQISU993E5041525449414C3C The data is output as: >PARTIAL< <TSTMSGCODE128> <MSGPDF417> Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 75 When the output sequence is Off, the bar code data is output to the host as the scanner decodes it. Default = Off. Note: This selection is unavailable when the Multiple Symbols Selection is turned on. Required On/Not Required *Off Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 76: No Read

    Video Reverse Off or Video Reverse and Standard Bar Codes in order to read menu bar codes. Note: Images downloaded from the unit are not reversed. This is a setting for decoding only. Video Reverse Only Video Reverse and Standard Bar Codes Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 77: Working Orientation

    Default = Upright. Upright: Vertical, Top to Bottom: (Rotate CW 90°) Upside Down: Vertical, Bottom to Top: (Rotate CCW 90°) * Upright Vertical, Bottom to Top Upside Down Vertical, Top to Bottom Solaris 7980g User Guide...
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  • Page 79: Chapter 4 - Data Edit

    (beginning on page 224), plus Code I.D. and AIM I.D. • You can string together several entries for several symbologies at one time. • Enter prefixes and suffixes in the order in which you want them to appear on the output. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 80: To Add A Prefix Or Suffix

    If you have been entering prefixes and suffixes for single symbologies, you can use Clear One Prefix (Suffix) to delete a specific character from a symbology. When you Clear All Prefixes (Suffixes), all the prefixes or suffixes for a symbology are deleted. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 81: Add A Carriage Return Suffix To All Symbologies

    This action first clears all current suffixes, then programs a carriage return suffix for all symbologies. Add CR Suffix All Symbologies Prefix Selections Add Prefix Clear One Prefix Clear All Prefixes Suffix Selections Add Suffix Clear One Suffix Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 82: Function Code Transmit

    Intercharacter, Interfunction, and Intermessage Delays Some terminals drop information (characters) if data comes through too quickly. Intercharacter, interfunction, and intermessage delays slow the transmission of data, increasing data integrity. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 83: Intercharacter Delay

    A-225). Delay Length Character to Trigger Delay To remove this delay, scan the Delay Length bar code, and set the number of delays to 0. Scan the Save bar code using the Programming Chart. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 84: Interfunction Delay

    1st Scan Transmission 2nd Scan Transmission Intermessage Delay Intermessage Delay To remove this delay, scan the Intermessage Delay bar code, then set the number of delays to 0. Scan the Save bar code using the Programming Chart. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 85: Chapter 5 - Data Format

    If a bar code is read that fails the first data format, the next data format, if there is one, will be used on the bar code data. If there is no other data format, the raw data is output. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 86: Show Data Format

    Specify what length (up to 9999 characters) of data will be acceptable for this symbology. Scan the four digit data length from the Programming Chart. For example, 50 characters is entered as 0050. Note: 9999 indicates all lengths. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 87: Other Programming Selections

    Clear all Data Formats This clears all data formats. • Save to exit and save your data format changes. • Discard to exit without saving any data format changes. Clear One Data Format Clear All Data Formats Save Discard Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 88: Terminal Id Table

    = F2nnxx where nn stands for the numeric value (00-99) for the number of characters, and xx stands for the insert character’s hex value for its ASCII code. Refer to the ASCII Conversion Chart (Code Page 1252), beginning on page 224 for decimal, hex and character codes. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 89 224 for decimal, hex and character codes. F3 Example: Send all characters up to a particular character Using the bar code above, send all characters up to but not including “D,” followed by a carriage return. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 90 The cursor is moved forward to one position past the last input message character included. Syntax = E9nn where nn stands for the numeric value (00-99) for the number of characters that will not be sent at the end of the message. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 91 Command string: B900024142BA00022A2AF10D B9 is the “Send all characters up to a string” command 0002 is the length of the string (2 characters) 41 is the hex value for A 42 is the hex value for B Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 92 The data is output as: 1234567890**ABCDEFGHIJ <CR> Insert symbology name B3 Insert the name of the bar code’s symbology in the output message, without moving the cursor. Only symbologies with a Honeywell ID are included (see Symbology Charts on page 221). Refer to the ASCII Conversion Chart (Code Page 1252), beginning on page 224 for decimal, hex and character codes.
  • Page 93: Move Commands

    F5 Example: Move the cursor forward and send the data Move the cursor forward 3 characters, then send the rest of the bar code data from the bar code above. End with a carriage return. Command string: F503F10D Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 94 0D is the hex value for a CR The data is output as: 123456 <CR> Move the cursor to the end EA Move the cursor to the last character in the input message. Syntax = EA. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 95: Search Commands

    For example, B0000454657374 will search forward for the first occurrence of the 4 character string “Test.” Refer to the ASCII Conversion Chart (Code Page 1252), beginning on page 224 for decimal, hex and character codes. B0 Example: Send bar code data that starts after a string of characters Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 96 Using the bar code above: Command string: E630F10D E6 is the “Search forward for a non-matching character” command 30 is the hex value for 0 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 97: Miscellaneous Commands

    F1 is the “Send all characters” command 0D is the hex value for a CR The data is output as: 34567890 <CR> Stop suppressing characters FC Disables suppress filter and clear all suppressed characters. Syntax = FC. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 98 Syntax = FExx where xx stands for the comparison character’s hex value for its ASCII code. Refer to the ASCII Conversion Chart (Code Page 1252), beginning on page 224 for decimal, hex and character codes. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 99 If you will only accept data from bar codes that begin with a letter, you can use ED to check for the number. Command string: EDF10D ED is the “Check for a non-numeric character” command F1 is the “Send all characters” command 0D is the hex value for a CR Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 100: Data Formatter

    • Data Formatter On, Not Required, Drop Prefix/Suffix Scanned data is modified according to your data format. If a data format is found for a particular symbol, those prefixes and suffixes are not transmitted. If Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 101: Data Format Non-Match Error Tone

    However, you may want to continue scanning bar codes without hearing the error tone. If you scan the Data Format Non-Match Error Tone Off bar code, data that doesn’t conform to your data for- Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 102: Primary/Alternate Data Formats

    You can also switch between data formats for a single scan. The next bar code is scanned using an alternate data format, then reverts to the format you have selected above (either Primary, 1, 2, or 3). Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 103 Scan-Data Format 1 bar code below. The next bar code that is scanned uses Data Format 1, then reverts back to Data Format 3. Single Scan-Primary Data Format Single Scan-Data Format 1 Single Scan-Data Format 2 Single Scan-Data Format 3 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
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  • Page 105: Chapter 6 - Symbologies

    GS1 Composite Codes • Telepen • GS1 DataBar Expanded • Trioptic Code • GS1 DataBar Limited • UPC-A • UPC-A/EAN-13 with Extended • GS1 DataBar Omnidirectional Coupon Code • GS1 Emulation • UPC-E0 • GS1-128 • UPC-E1 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 106: All Symbologies

    Save bar codes on the Programming Chart. The minimum and maximum lengths and the defaults are included with the respective symbologies. Codabar <Default All Codabar Settings> Codabar On/Off * On Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 107 When Check Character is set to Validate, but Don’t Transmit, the unit will only read Codabar bar codes printed with a check character, but will not transmit the check character with the scanned data. * No Check Character Validate Modulo 16, but Don’t Transmit Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 108: Codabar Concatenation

    To adjust the redundancy, scan the following Codabar Redundancy bar code, then scan a redundancy count between 0 and 10 on the Programming Chart. Scan Save. Default = 0. Codabar Redundancy Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 109: Code 39

    Code 39 On/Off * On Code 39 Start/Stop Characters Start/Stop characters identify the leading and trailing ends of the bar code. You may either transmit, or not transmit Start/Stop characters. Default = Don’t Trans- mit. Transmit Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 110 Scan the bar codes below to change the message length. Refer to Message Length Description (page 92) for additional information. Minimum and Maximum lengths = 0-48. Minimum Default = 0, Maximum Default = 48. Minimum Message Length Maximum Message Length Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 111: Code 32 Pharmaceutical (Paraf)

    Code 32 Pharmaceutical is a form of the Code 39 symbology used by Italian phar- macies. This symbology is also known as PARAF. Note: Trioptic Code (page 131) must be turned off while scanning Code 32 Pharmaceutical codes. * Off Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 112: Full Ascii

    If this is the case, scan the bar code below, select Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 113: Interleaved 2 Of 5

    When Check Digit is set to Validate and Transmit, the scanner only reads Inter- leaved 2 of 5 bar codes printed with a check digit, and will transmit this digit at the end of the scanned data. Default = No Check Digit. * No Check Digit Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 114: Nec 2 Of 5

    (page 92) for additional information. Minimum and Maximum lengths = 2-80. Minimum Default = 4, Maximum Default = 80. Minimum Message Length Maximum Message Length NEC 2 of 5 < Default All NEC 2 of 5 Settings > Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 115 Scan the bar codes below to change the message length. Refer to Message Length Description (page 92) for additional information. Minimum and Maximum lengths = 2-80. Minimum Default = 4, Maximum Default = 80. Minimum Message Length Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 116: Code 93

    Code 93 bar codes that start with a space (excluding the start and stop symbols), and does not immediately transmit the data. The scanner stores the data in the order in which the bar codes are read, Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 117: Code 93 Code Page

    Programming Chart. The data characters should then appear properly. Code 93 Code Page Straight 2 of 5 Industrial (three-bar start/stop) <Default All Straight 2 of 5 Industrial Settings> Straight 2 of 5 Industrial On/Off * Off Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 118: Straight 2 Of 5 Iata (Two-Bar Start/Stop)

    Redundancy adjusts the number of times a bar code is decoded before transmission, which may reduce the number of errors. Note that the higher the redundancy count, the longer it will take to decode the bar Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 119: Matrix 2 Of 5

    (page 92) for additional information. Minimum and Maximum lengths = 1-48. Minimum Default = 4, Maximum Default = 48. Minimum Message Length Maximum Message Length Matrix 2 of 5 <Default All Matrix 2 of 5 Settings> Matrix 2 of 5 On/Off * Off Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 120: Code 11

    <Default All Code 11 Settings> Code 11 On/Off * Off Check Digits Required This option sets whether 1 or 2 check digits are required with Code 11 bar codes. Default = Two Check Digits. One Check Digit Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 121: Code 128

    <Default All Code 128 Settings> Code 128 On/Off * On If you are reading Code 128 bar codes, Codablock F should remain disabled. If you are enabling Codablock F (see Codablock F on page 132), you should disable Code 128. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 122: Isbt 128 Concatenation

    Scan the bar codes below to change the message length. Refer to Message Length Description (page 92) for additional information. Minimum and Maximum lengths = 0-80. Minimum Default = 0, Maximum Default = 80. Minimum Message Length Maximum Message Length Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 123: Code 128 Code Page

    228), and scan the value and the Save bar code from the Programming Chart. The data characters should then appear properly. Code 128 Code Page GS1-128 <Default All GS1-128 Settings> GS1-128 On/Off * On Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 124: Telepen

    Message Length Description (page 92) for additional information. Minimum and Maximum lengths = 1-80. Minimum Default = 1, Maximum Default = 80. Minimum Message Length Maximum Message Length Telepen <Default All Telepen Settings> Telepen On/Off * Off Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 125: Upc-A

    Scan the bar codes below to change the message length. Refer to Message Length Description (page 92) for additional information. Minimum and Maximum lengths = 1-60. Minimum Default = 1, Maximum Default = 60. Minimum Message Length Maximum Message Length UPC-A <Default All UPC-A Settings> Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 126 UPC-A Number System The numeric system digit of a U.P.C. symbol is normally transmitted at the begin- ning of the scanned data, but can be programmed so it is not transmitted (Off). Default = On. * On Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 127 You can set a time during which the scanner looks for an addenda. If an addenda is not found within this time period, the data can be either transmitted or discarded, based on the setting you are using for UPC-A Addenda Required. Set the length (in Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 128: Upc-A/Ean-13 With Extended Coupon Code

    If you scan the Require Concatenation code, the scanner must see and read the coupon code and extended coupon code in a single read to transmit the data. No data is output unless both codes are read. Default = Off. * Off Allow Concatenation Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 129: Coupon Gs1 Databar Output

    Most U.P.C. bar codes lead with the 0 number system. To read these codes, use the UPC-E0 On selection. If you need to read codes that lead with the 1 number sys- tem, use UPC-E1 (page 118). Default = On. * UPC-E0 On UPC-E0 Off Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 130 (from 0-120 milliseconds) by scanning digits from the Programming Chart, beginning on page 235 of this manual, then Save. Default = 500. Note: The Addenda Timeout setting is applied to all addenda and coupon code searches. Addenda Timeout Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 131 Default = On. * On UPC-E0 Leading Zero This feature allows the transmission of a leading zero (0) at the beginning of scanned data. To prevent transmission, scan Off. Default = On. * On Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 132: Upc-E1

    Most U.P.C. bar codes lead with the 0 number system. For these codes, use UPC-E0 (page 115). If you need to read codes that lead with the 1 number system, use the UPC-E1 On selection. Default = Off. UPC-E1 On * UPC-E1 Off EAN/JAN-13 <Default All EAN/JAN Settings> Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 133 UPC-A Converted to EAN-13 * Do not Convert UPC-A EAN/JAN-13 Check Digit This selection allows you to specify whether the check digit should be transmitted at the end of the scanned data or not. Default = On. * On Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 134 5 digit addendum. The EAN-13 bar code with the 5 digit addendum is then trans- mitted as a single, concatenated bar code. If a 5 digit addendum is not found within the Addenda Timeout period, the EAN-13 bar code is discarded. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 135 Don’t Require Addenda. EAN-13 bar codes are transmit- ted, depending on the setting you are using for EAN/JAN-13 Addenda Required. Default = Don’t Require Addenda. * Don’t Require Addenda Require 2 Digit Addenda Require 5 Digit Addenda Require 2 or 5 Digit Addenda Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 136 Don’t Require 2 Digit Addenda: If you have selected Require 2 Digit Addenda, and you want to disable this feature, scan Don’t Require 2 Digit Addenda. EAN-13 bar codes are transmitted, depending on the setting you are using for EAN/JAN-13 Addenda Required. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 137 5 digit addendum. The EAN-13 bar code with the 5 digit addendum is then trans- mitted as a single, concatenated bar code. If a 5 digit addendum is not found within the Addenda Timeout period, the EAN-13 bar code is discarded. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 138 When turned Off, there is no space. Default = On. * On Note: If you want to enable or disable EAN13 with Extended Coupon Code, refer to UPC-A/ EAN-13 with Extended Coupon Code (page 114). Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 139: Isbn Translate

    <Default All EAN/JAN-8 Settings> EAN/JAN-8 On/Off * On EAN/JAN-8 Check Digit This selection allows you to specify whether the check digit should be transmitted at the end of the scanned data or not. Default = On. * On Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 140 EAN/JAN-8 Addenda Required. Set the length (in milliseconds) for this timeout by scanning the bar code below, then set- Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 141: Msi

    When this feature is On, there is a space between the data from the bar code and the data from the addenda. When turned Off, there is no space. Default = On. * On <Default All MSI Settings> MSI On/Off * Off Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 142 Validate 2 Type 10 Characters, but Don’t Transmit Validate 2 Type 10 Characters and Transmit Validate Type 11 then Type 10 Character, but Don’t Transmit Validate Type 11 then Type 10 Character and Transmit Disable MSI Check Characters Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 143: Gs1 Databar Omnidirectional

    Minimum Message Length Maximum Message Length GS1 DataBar Omnidirectional < Default All GS1 DataBar Omnidirectional Settings > GS1 DataBar Omnidirectional On/Off * On GS1 DataBar Limited < Default All GS1 DataBar Limited Settings > GS1 DataBar Limited On/Off Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 144: Gs1 Databar Expanded

    Scan the bar codes below to change the message length. Refer to Message Length Description (page 92) for additional information. Minimum and Maximum lengths = 4-74. Minimum Default = 4, Maximum Default = 74. Minimum Message Length Maximum Message Length Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 145: Trioptic Code

    <Default All Codablock A Settings> Codablock A On/Off * Off If you are reading Code 39 bar codes, Codablock A should remain disabled. If you are enabling Codablock A, you should disable Code 39 (see Code 39 on page 95). Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 146: Codablock F

    Scan the bar codes below to change the message length. Refer to Message Length Description (page 92) for additional information. Minimum and Maximum lengths = 1-2048. Minimum Default = 1, Maximum Default = 2048. Minimum Message Length Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 147: Label Code

    Maximum Message Length Label Code The standard Label Code is used in libraries. Default = Off. *Off PDF417 < Default All PDF417 Settings > PDF417 On/Off * On Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 148: Macropdf417

    PDF417 bar codes. When this selection is enabled, these multiple bar codes are assembled into a single data string. Default = On. * On MicroPDF417 < Default All MicroPDF417 Settings > MicroPDF417 On/Off Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 149: Gs1 Composite Codes

    Linear codes are combined with a unique 2D composite component to form a new class called GS1 Composite symbology. GS1 Composite symbologies allow for the co-existence of symbologies already in use. Default = Off. * Off Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 150: Upc/Ean Version

    If GS1 DataBar Emulation is scanned, all retail codes (U.P.C., UPC-E, EAN8, EAN13) are expanded out to 16 digits. If the AIM ID is enabled, the value will be the GS1-DataBar AIM ID, ]em (see Symbology Charts on page 221). Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 151: Tcif Linked Code 39 (Tlc39)

    Code 39 linear component. The MicroPDF417 component can only be decoded if TLC39 On is selected. The linear component may be decoded as Code 39 even if TLC39 is off. Default = Off. * Off Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 152: Qr Code

    Once the proper number of codes is reached, the data is output in the order specified in the bar codes. There are 3 ways to scan appended QR Code: One Scan: Pull the trigger one time and all appended QR Codes in the same image are decoded Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 153: Qr Code Page

    Character Replacements on page 228), and scan the value and the Save bar code from the Programming Chart. The data characters should then appear properly. QR Code Page Data Matrix < Default All Data Matrix Settings > Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 154 Data Matrix bar codes determined by information encoded in those bar codes. Once the proper number of codes is reached, the data is output in the order specified in the bar codes. Default = On. * On Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 155: Data Matrix Code Page

    Scan the bar codes below to change the message length. Refer to Message Length Description (page 92) for additional information. Minimum and Maximum lengths = 1-150. Minimum Default = 1, Maximum Default = 150. Minimum Message Length Maximum Message Length Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 156: Aztec Code

    Aztec bar codes determined by information encoded in those bar codes. Once the proper number of codes is reached, the data is output in the order speci- fied in the bar codes. Default = On. * On Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 157: Aztec Code Page

    228), and scan the value and the Save bar code from the Programming Chart. The data characters should then appear properly. Aztec Code Page Chinese Sensible (Han Xin) Code < Default All Han Xin Settings > Han Xin Code On/Off * Off Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 158: Postal Codes - 2D

    2D postal code selection, the first selection is overwritten. Default = 2D Postal Codes Off. * 2D Postal Codes Off Single 2D Postal Codes: Australian Post On British Post On Canadian Post On Intelligent Mail Bar Code On Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 159: Combination 2D Postal Codes

    Postal-4i On Postnet On Also see Postnet Postnet with B and B’ Fields On InfoMail On Combination 2D Postal Codes: InfoMail and British Post On Intelligent Mail Bar Code and Postnet with B and B’ Fields On Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 160 Planet Code and Postnet with B and B’ Fields On Planet Code and Postal-4i On Planet Code and Intelligent Mail Bar Code Planet Code, Postnet, and Postal-4i On Planet Code, Postnet, and Intelligent Mail Bar Code On Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 161 Postnet with B and B’ Fields On Planet Code Check Digit This selection allows you to specify whether the check digit should be transmitted at the end of Planet Code data. Default = Don’t Transmit. Transmit Check Digit Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 162 C Table. Refer to the Australian Post Specification Tables. Combination C and N Tables causes the field to be interpreted using either the C or N Tables. * Bar Output Numeric N Table Alphanumeric C Table Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 163: Postal Codes - Linear

    Scan the bar codes below to change the message length. Refer to Message Length Description (page 92) for additional information. Minimum and Maximum lengths = 2-80. Minimum Default = 4, Maximum Default = 80. Minimum Message Length Maximum Message Length Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 164: Korea Post

    = 2-80. Minimum Default = 4, Maximum Default = 48. Minimum Message Length Maximum Message Length Korea Post Check Digit This selection allows you to specify whether the check digit should be transmitted. Default = Don’t Transmit. Transmit Check Digit * Don’t Transmit Check Digit Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 165: Chapter 7 - Eas Settings

    It is important to pass the entire tag through this area to deactivate the secu- rity tag. Note: Do not store tags within 18.0 in (45.7cm) of the Solaris 7980g. Tags stored closer than 18.0 in (45.7cm) may be unintentionally deactivated. This area also includes storage areas located under the Solaris 7980g.
  • Page 166: Eas Deactivation Zone

    Scan the bar code below to set the 1D bar code depth of field within the EAS Deac- tivation range. Note: The minimum element width changes to 6.8 mil when in EAS Deactivation Range mode. EAS Deactivation Range Sensormatic Contact Tyco for further information about Sensormatic installation and configu- ration. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 167: Checkpoint

    When Interlocked is selected, EAS tag deactivation is interlocked with bar code scanning and transmission. When using Interlocked, you must set the timeout (see below). When Continuous on Enable is selected, EAS tag deactivation is on all the time. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 168: Eas Interlocked Duration Timeout

    Duration Timeout bar code, set the timeout duration (from 1-5000 milliseconds) by scanning digits on the Programming Chart inside the back cover, then scanning Save. Default = 100 ms, which is 0.1 second. EAS Interlocked Duration Timeout Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 169: Chapter 8 - Program An Auxiliary Scanner

    Note: The 7980GEL does not support an Auxiliary Scanner. Connect by USB Serial The Solaris 7980g auxiliary port supports Honeywell hand-held scanners with a menu system. Scan the following code to configure the Honeywell hand-held scan- ner for the auxiliary port: USB Serial No extra configuration (e.g., baud rate) is necessary.
  • Page 170 3. Configure the scanner to output CR Suffix. 4. Set the Keyboard Country Layout to U.S.A. Note: Once the auxiliary scanner is configured for USB Keyboard, do not scan any configuration codes with the auxiliary scanner. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 171: Chapter 9 - Imaging Commands

    To add a command to a sequence, each new command is separated with a semico- lon. For example, to add the Image Ship command to the above sequence, you would enter IMGSNP1P1T;IMGSHP. The imaging commands are: Image Snap - IMGSNP (page 158) Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 172: Image Snap - Imgsnp

    Photo Style (default). This mimics a simple digital camera, and results in a visually optimized image. Manual Style. This is an advanced style that should only be used by an experienced user. It allows you the most freedom to set up the scanner, and has no auto-exposure. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 173 At nighttime, exposure time can increase dramatically due to the near absence of light. Units are 127 microseconds. (Default = 7874) Range: 1 - 7874 Example: Exposure at 7874E with Exposure at 100E with fluorescent lighting: fluorescent lighting: Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 174 D - Delta for Acceptance This sets the allowable range for the white value setting (see W - Target White Value). Delta is only available when using Photo Style (1P). (Default = 25) Range: 0 - 255 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 175: Image Ship - Imgshp

    Any number of modifiers may be appended to the IMGSHP command. Example: You can use the following command to snap and ship a bitmap image with gamma correction and document image filtering: IMGSNP;IMGSHP8F75K26U Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 176: Imgshp Modifiers

    Compensation at 1C: D - Pixel Depth Indicates the number of bits per pixel in the transmitted image (KIM or BMP format only). 8 bits per pixel, grayscale image (default) 1 bit per pixel, black and white image Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 177 1 to 24. Entering a 23E gives the sharpest edges, but also increases noise in the image. Don’t sharpen image (default) Apply edge sharpen for typical image Apply edge sharpen using strength n (n = 1-24) Example: Edge Sharpen at 0E: Edge Sharpen at 24E: Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 178 BMP color format BMP Uncompressed raw image H - Histogram Stretch Increases the contrast of the transmitted image. Not available with some image formats. No stretch (default) Histogram stretch Example: Histogram Stretch at 0H: Histogram Stretch at 1H: Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 179 Image set to 1iy: IF- Noise Reduction Used to reduce the salt and pepper noise in an image. No salt and pepper noise reduction (default) Salt and pepper noise reduction Example: Noise Reduction Off (0if): Noise Reduction On (1if): Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 180 (Default = 50) Image is compressed as much as possible while preserving quality factor of n (n = 0 - 100) worst quality (smallest file) 100J best quality (largest file) Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 181 The right edge of the shipped image corresponds to column n - 1 of the image in memory. Range: 000 - 843. (Default = all columns) The top edge of the shipped image corresponds to row n of the image in memory. Range: 000 - 639. (Default = 0) Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 182 S - Pixel Ship Pixel Ship sizes an image in proportion to its original size. It decimates the image by shipping only certain, regularly spaced pixels. Example: 4S would transmit every fourth pixel from every fourth line. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 183 1U will have a similar effect to setting E - Edge Sharpen (page 163) to 22e. Range: 0-255. Example: Document Image Filter set to 0U: Document Image Filter set to 26U: Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 184: Image Size Compatibility

    Image used for histogram: Histogram of image: Image Size Compatibility If you have applications that expect an image ship to return exactly 640x480 pix- els, scan the Force VGA Resolution bar code. Default = Native Resolution. Force VGA Resolution Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 185: Intelligent Signature Capture - Imgbox

    An IMGBOX command may now be sent from the host to specify the coor- dinates of the signature capture area below that code, and indicating that only that area containing the signature should be transferred as an image to the host. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 186: Imgbox Modifiers

    A - Output Image Width This option is used to size the image horizontally. If using this option, set the reso- lution (R) to zero. Image Width set to 200A: Example: Image Width set to 600A: Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 187 This option indicates the type of file format in which to save the image. KIM format TIFF binary TIFF binary group 4, compressed TIFF grayscale Uncompressed Binary Uncompressed grayscale JPEG image (default) Outlined image BMP format Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 188 The resolution is the number of pixels that the scanner outputs per each minimum bar width. The higher the value for R, the higher the quality of the image, but also the larger the file size. Values begin at 1000. The scanner automatically inserts a Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 189 Positive values move the horizontal center to the right and negative values to the left. Measurements are in multiples of the minimum bar width. Example: Horizontal Offset set to 75X: Horizontal Offset set to -75X: Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 190 Negative numbers indicate that the signature capture is above the bar code, and positive numbers indicate that the area is below the bar code. Mea- surements are in multiples of the minimum bar width Vertical Offset set to -7Y: Vertical Offset set to 65Y: Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 191: Chapter 10 - Utilities

    Scan the bar code below to output the decoder revision. Show Decoder Revision Show Scan Driver Revision Scan the bar code below to output the scan driver revision. The scan driver controls image capture. Show Scan Driver Revision Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 192: Show Software Revision

    TotalFreedom is an open system architecture that makes it possible for you create applications that reside on your scanner. Decoding apps and Data Formatting apps can be created using TotalFreedom. For further information about TotalFree- dom, go to our website at www.honeywellaidc.com. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 193: Application Plug-Ins (Apps)

    Users in other locations can scan the bar code to load in the customized programming. EZConfig Cloud for Scanning Operations The EZConfig Cloud for Scanning software performs the following operations: Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 194: Install Ezconfig Cloud For Scanning

    Imaging also lets you preview the images continuously captured by the scanner. Install EZConfig Cloud for Scanning Use the EZConfig Cloud for Scanning tool to configure your scanner online: 1. Access the Honeywell web site at www.honeywellaidc.com 2. Click on the Browse Products tab. Under Software, select Device Management.
  • Page 195 This resets the scanner to the factory default settings. Remove Custom Defaults Activate Defaults Menu Commands, beginning on page 187 list the factory default settings for each of the commands (indicated by an asterisk (*) on the programming pages). Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 196 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 197: Chapter 11 - Serial Programming Commands

    :Solaris: The default factory setting for a Solaris scanner is Solaris scanner. This setting is changed by using the BT_NAM com- mand, which accepts alphanumeric values. If the name is not known, a wildcard (*) can be used :* Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 198: Query Commands

    Data Field Usage When a query is used in place of the Data field, the query applies only to the spe- cific command identified by the Tag and SubTag fields. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 199 Example: What is the default value for Codabar Coding Enable? Enter: cbrena^. Response: CBRENA1[ACK] This response indicates that the default setting for Codabar Coding Enable (CBRENA) is 1, or on. Example: What is the device’s current setting for Codabar Coding Enable? Enter: cbrena?. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 200: Trigger Commands

    The scanner scans until a bar code has been read, until the deactivate command is sent, or until the serial time-out has been reached (see "Read Time-Out" on page 3- 41 for a description, and the serial command on page 192). Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 201: Resetting The Custom Defaults

    IBM Port 5B Interface PAPP5B RS485 IBM Port 9B HHBCR-1 Interface PAP9B1 IBM Port 17 Interface PAPP17 IBM Port 9B HHBCR-2 Interface PAP9B2 RS485 Packet Mode On RTLPDF1 RS485 Packet Mode Off RTLPDF0 RS485 Packet Length (20-256) RTLMPS Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 202 Brazil (MS) KBDCTY59 Bulgaria (Cyrillic) KBDCTY52 Bulgaria (Latin) KBDCTY53 Canada (French legacy) KBDCTY54 Canada (French) KBDCTY18 Canada (Multilingual) KBDCTY55 Croatia KBDCTY32 Czech KBDCTY15 Czech (Programmers) KBDCTY40 Czech (QWERTY) KBDCTY39 Czech (QWERTZ) KBDCTY38 Denmark KBDCTY8 Dutch (Netherlands) KBDCTY11 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 203 KBDCTY78 Kyrgyz (Cyrillic) KBDCTY79 Latin America KBDCTY14 Latvia KBDCTY42 Latvia (QWERTY) KBDCTY43 Lithuania KBDCTY44 Lithuania (IBM) KBDCTY45 Macedonia KBDCTY34 Malta KBDCTY74 Mongolian (Cyrillic) KBDCTY86 Norway KBDCTY9 Poland KBDCTY20 Polish (214) KBDCTY57 Polish (Programmers) KBDCTY58 Portugal KBDCTY13 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 204 *Regular KBDSTY0 Caps Lock KBDSTY1 Shift Lock KBDSTY2 Automatic Caps Lock KBDSTY6 Emulate External Keyboard KBDSTY5 Control Character Output *Control Character Output Off KBDNPE0 *Control Character Output On KBDNPE1 Keyboard Modifiers *Control + X Off KBDCAS0 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 205 RS232 Receiver Time-out Range 0 - 300 seconds 232LPT### RS232 Handshaking *RTS/CTS Off 232CTS0 Flow Control, No Timeout 232CTS1 Two-Direction Flow Control 232CTS2 Flow Control with Timeout 232CTS3 RS232 Timeout 232DEL#### *XON/XOFF Off 232XON0 XON/XOFF On 232XON1 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 206 Medium Delay (1000 ms) DLYGRD1000 Long Delay (1500 ms) DLYGRD1500 User-Specified Good Read Delay Range 0 - 30,000 ms DLYGRD##### Serial Trigger Mode Read Time-Out TRGSTO#### (0 - 300,000 ms) *30,000 Presentation Mode *Presentation Mode TRGMOD3 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 207 DLYRRD2000 User-Specified Range 0 - 30,000 ms DLYRRD##### Illumination Lights *Lights On SCNLED1 Lights Off SCNLED0 Centering Window Centering On DECWIN1 *Centering Off DECWIN0 Left of Centering Window (*40%) DECLFT### Right of Centering Window (*60%) DECRGT### Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 208 *Video Reverse Off VIDREV0 Working Orientation *Upright ROTATN0 Vertical, Bottom to Top (Rotate CCW 90°) ROTATN1 Upside Down ROTATN2 Vertical, Top to Bottom (Rotate CW 90°) ROTATN3 Prefix/Suffix Selections Add CR Suffix to All Symbologies VSUFCR Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 209 Data Format Non-Match Error Tone Off DFMDEC1 Primary/Alternate Data Formats Primary Data Format ALTFNM0 Data Format 1 ALTFNM1 Data Format 2 ALTFNM2 Data Format 3 ALTFNM3 Single Scan Data Format Change Single Scan-Primary VSAF_0 Data Format Single Scan-Data Format 1 VSAF_1 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 210 Code 39 Message Length Minimum (0 - 48) *0 C39MIN## Maximum (0 - 48) *48 C39MAX## Code 39 Append *Off C39APP0 C39APP1 Code 39 Redundancy Range (0 - 10) *0 C39VOT## Code 32 Pharmaceutical (PARAF) *Off C39B320 C39B321 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 211 Straight 2 of 5 Industrial Default All Straight 2 of 5 Industrial R25DFT Settings *Off R25ENA0 R25ENA1 Straight 2 of 5 Industrial Message Minimum (1 - 48) *4 R25MIN## Length Maximum (1 - 48) *48 R25MAX## Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 212 Code 128 Append 128APP1 128APP0 Code 128 Code Page Code 128 Code Page (*2) 128DCP## GS1-128 Default All GS1-128 Settings GS1DFT GS1ENA1 GS1ENA0 GS1-128 Message Length Minimum (1 - 80) *1 GS1MIN## Maximum (0 - 80) *80 GS1MAX## Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 213 GS1 Output Off CPNGS10 GS1 Output On CPNGS11 UPC-E0 Default All UPC-E Settings UPEDFT UPEEN00 UPEEN01 UPC-E0 Expand *Off UPEEXP0 UPEEXP1 UPC-E0 Addenda Required Required UPEARQ1 *Not Required UPEARQ0 Addenda Timeout Range (0 - 120) *500 DLYADD### Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 214 Require 5 Digit Addenda ARQ3782 Require 2 or 5 Digit Addenda ARQ3783 EAN-13 Beginning with 414/419 *Don’t Require Addenda ARQ4140 Addenda Required Require 2 Digit Addenda ARQ4141 Require 5 Digit Addenda ARQ4142 Require 2 or 5 Digit Addenda ARQ4143 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 215 MSICHK2 Transmit Validate 2 Type 10 Chars and Transmit MSICHK3 Validate Type 11 then Type 10 Char, but MSICHK4 Don’t Transmit Validate Type 11 then Type 10 Char and MSICHK5 Transmit Disable MSI Check Characters MSICHK6 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 216 Minimum (1 - 2048) *1 CBFMIN#### Maximum (1 - 2048) *2048 CBFMAX#### Label Code LBLENA1 * Off LBLENA0 PDF417 Default All PDF417 Settings PDFDFT PDFENA1 PDFENA0 PDF417 Msg. Length Minimum (1-2750) *1 PDFMIN#### Maximum (1-2750) *2750 PDFMAX#### MacroPDF417 PDFMAC1 PDFMAC0 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 217 Data Matrix Default All Data Matrix Settings IDMDFT IDMENA1 IDMENA0 Data Matrix Msg. Length Minimum (1-3116) *1 IDMMIN#### Maximum (1-3116) *3116 IDMMAX#### Data Matrix Append IDMAPP1 IDMAPP0 Data Matrix Code Page Data Matrix Code Page (*51) IDMDCP## Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 218 InfoMail and British Post On POSTAL8 Intelligent Mail Bar Code and Postnet with POSTAL20 B and B’ Fields On Postnet and Postal-4i On POSTAL14 Postnet and Intelligent Mail Bar Code On POSTAL16 Postal-4i and Intelligent Mail Bar Code On POSTAL17 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 219 China Post (Hong Kong 2 of 5) Default All China Post (Hong Kong 2 of 5) CPCDFT Settings *Off CPCENA0 CPCENA1 China Post (Hong Kong 2 of 5) Minimum (2 - 80) *4 CPCMIN## Msg. Length Maximum (2 - 80) *80 CPCMAX## Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 220 Update Tries (0-10) *6 SNPTRY## Target Set Point Percentage (1-99) *50 SNPPCT## Image Ship *Infinity Filter - Off IMGINF0 Infinity Filter - On IMGINF1 *Compensation Off IMGCOR0 Compensation On IMGCOR1 *Pixel Depth - 8 bits/pixel (grayscale) IMGBPP8 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 221 Protocol - None (raw) IMGXFR0 Protocol - None (default USB) IMGXFR2 Protocol - Hmodem Compressed IMGXFR3 Protocol - Hmodem IMGXFR4 Ship Every Pixel IMGSUB1 Ship Every 2nd Pixel IMGSUB2 Ship Every 3rd Pixel IMGSUB3 *Document Image Filter Off IMGUSH0 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 222 TSTMNU1 *Off TSTMNU0 Application Plug-Ins (Apps) *Decoding Apps On PLGDCE1 Decoding Apps Off PLGDCE0 *Formatting Apps On PLGFOE1 Formatting Apps Off PLGFOE0 List Apps PLGINF Resetting the Factory Defaults Remove Custom Defaults DEFOVR Activate Defaults DEFALT Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 223: Chapter 12 - Product Specifications

    CHAPTER PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS Solaris 7980g Scanner Product Specifications Parameter Specification Dimensions (Typical): Height 5.83 inches (148mm) Width 5.98 inches (152mm) Depth 3.34 inches (85mm) Weight 19 ounces (539g) Illumination LED: Peak Wavelength 2700K CCT (warm white LED) Image Size 1280 x 960 pixels Skew Angle +75°...
  • Page 224: Depth Of Field Charts

    5 mil Code 39 6.7 mil PDF417 13 mil UPC-A 10.6 20 mil Code 39 11.8 20 mil Data Matrix 20 mil QR Resolution (1D Code 39) 3 mil (.076mm) Resolution (2D Data Matrix) 8.3 mil (.211mm) Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 225: Guaranteed Performance

    8.3 mil (.211mm) Standard Connector Pinouts Note: The following pin assignments are not compatible with Honeywell legacy products. Use of a cable with improper pin assignments may lead to damage to the unit. Use of any cables not provided by the manufacturer may result in damage not covered by your warranty.
  • Page 226: Keyboard Wedge

    10 Pin RJ41 Modular Plug Cable shield Cable select Supply ground Transmit data Receive data - serial data to scanner +5V power RS485 Output 10 Pin RJ41 Modular Plug Note: RS485 signal conversion is performed in the cable. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 227: Usb

    Transmit Enable 10 Pin Modular Plug Cable shield Cable select Supply ground +5V power Data + 10 Data - 6 Pin Modular Plug Supply ground Antenna + Antenna - EAS GPIO out EAS GPIO in Cable Shield Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 228: Usb Auxiliary Scanner - Solaris End

    USB Auxiliary Scanner - Solaris end USB Type A Plug VBUS Ground Required Safety Labels Illumination output Part Number, Serial Number Revision Information, and Compliance Label location Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 229: Chapter 13 - Maintenance And Troubleshooting

    Reading performance may degrade if the scanner’s window is not clean. If the win- dow is visibly dirty, or if the scanner isn’t operating well, clean the window with one of the cleaning solutions listed below. ® • Sani-Cloth HB wipes ® • Sani-Cloth Plus wipes Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 230: Inspecting Cords And Connectors

    When properly seated, the connector is held in the scanner by a flexible retention tab. The interface cable is designed to be field replaceable. • Order replacement cables from Honeywell or from an authorized distributor. • When ordering a replacement cable, specify the cable part number of the original interface cable.
  • Page 231: Replacing An Eas Cable

    5. Replace with the new cable. Replacing an EAS Cable 1. Turn off the host system power. 2. Disconnect the scanner’s cable from the terminal or computer. 3. Remove the scanner’s back cover. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 232: Troubleshooting

    The scanner may not be programmed for the appropriate terminal interface. For example, you scan “12345” and the host displays “@es%.” Reprogram the scanner with the correct Plug and Play bar code. See Program the Interface beginning on page 13. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 233 Verify that your bar code symbology is enabled (see Chapter If you aren’t sure what programming options have been set in the scanner, or if you want the factory default settings restored, refer to Reset the Factory Defaults page 180. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 234 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 235: Appendix A - Reference Charts

    0, 1, 3, 4, 5, 7 TCIF Linked Code 39 (TLC39) Code 93 and 93i 0-9, A-Z, 0, 1, 3, 4 EAN-13 (including Bookland EAN) EAN-13 with Add-On EAN-13 with Extended Coupon Code EAN-8 EAN-8 with Add-On Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 236: 2D Symbologies

    Batch mode quantity 2D Symbologies Honeywell 2D Symbology Possible modifiers (m) All Symbologies Aztec Code 0-9, A-C Chinese Sensible Code (Han Xin Code) Codablock A 0, 1, 4, 5, 6 Codablock F 0, 1, 4, 5, 6 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 237: Postal Symbologies

    Micro QR Code Postal Symbologies Honeywell Postal Symbology Possible modifiers (m) All Symbologies Australian Post British Post Canadian Post China Post InfoMail Intelligent Mail Bar Code Japanese Post KIX (Netherlands) Post Korea Post Planet Code Postal-4i Postnet Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 238: Ascii Conversion Chart (Code

    CTRL+ R Backspace CTRL+ S Save Back Tab CTRL+ T CTRL+ U CTRL+ V Paste CTRL+ W CTRL+ X CTRL+ Y CTRL+ Z CTRL+ [ CTRL+ \ CTRL+ ] CTRL+ ^ CTRL+ - ⌂ NP Enter Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 239: Lower Ascii Reference Table

    „ ä Insert 0x52 … à Delete 0x53 † å Home 0x47 ‡ ç 0x4F ˆ ê Page Up 0x49 ‰ ë Page Down 0x51 Š è Right ALT 0x38 ‹ ï Right CTRL 0x1D Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 240 ° ░ ± ▒ ² ▓ ³ │ ´ ┤ µ ╡ ¶ ╢ · ╖ ¸ ╕ ¹ ╣ º ║ » ╗ ¼ ╝ ½ ╜ ¾ ╛ ¿ ┐ À └ Á ┴ Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 241 æ µ ç τ è Φ é Θ ê Ω ë δ ì ∞ í φ î ε ï ∩ ð ≡ ñ ± ò ≥ ó ≤ ô ⌠ õ ⌡ ö ÷ ÷ ≈ Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 242: Iso 2022/Iso 646 Character Replacements

    (standard ASCII) Automatic National Character ISO/IEC 2022 2 (default) Replacement Binary Code page Default “Automatic National Character replacement” will select the below Honeywell Code Page options for Code128, Code 39 and Code 93. United States ISO/IEC 646-06 Canada ISO /IEC 646-121...
  • Page 243 Honeywell Code Page Selection Method/ Keyboard Code Standard Country Country Page Option Spain ISO/IEC 646-17 Spain ISO/IEC 646-85 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 244 à ò è ì § Ã Ç Õ ã ç õ ° § ¡ Ñ ¿ ° ñ ç ˜ · ¡ Ñ Ç ¿ ´ ñ ç ¨ ISO / IEC 646 National Character Replacements Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 245: Keyboard Key References

    1F 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 5C 61 66 2E 2F 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 5D 62 67 4F 54 59 3A 3B 3C 3E 3F 38 40 105 Key European Style Keyboard Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 246 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 247: Sample Symbols

    EAN-13 9 780330 290951 Code 128 Code 39 Code 128 BC321 Codabar A13579B Code 93 Straight 2 of 5 Industrial 123456 123456-9$ Matrix 2 of 5 6543210 RSS-14 PDF417 Car Registration (01) 00123456789012 Code 49 1234567890 Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 248 Sample Symbols (Continued) Postnet Data Matrix Zip Code Test Symbol QR Code Numbers MaxiCode Micro PDF417 Test Message Test Message Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 249: Programming Chart

    Programming Chart Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 250 Programming Chart (Continued) Save Discard Reset Note: If you make an error while scanning the letters or digits (before scanning Save), scan Discard, scan the correct letters or digits, and Save again. Solaris 7980g User Guide...
  • Page 252 Honeywell 9680 Old Bailes Road Fort Mill, SC 29707 www.honeywellaidc.com ™ 7980-ENUS-UG Rev E 5/18...