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    Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide 72E-67133-02 Rev A October 2007...

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

  • Page 5: Revision History

    Revision History Changes to the original manual are listed below: Change Date Description -01 Rev A 2/2004 Initial release. -02 Rev A 10/2007 Motorola rebranding; add new UPC/EAN Supplemental options, User- Programmable Supplementals option, and Bookland ISBN format.

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  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents About This Guide Introduction ........................xiii Chapter Descriptions ..................... xiii Service Information......................xv Chapter 1: Getting Started Introduction ........................1-1 Unpacking the Scanner ....................1-2 Setting Up the Scanner ....................1-3 Installing the Interface Cable .................. 1-3 Connecting Power (if required) ................

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    Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Chapter 4: User Preferences Introduction ........................4-1 Scanning Sequence Examples ..................4-1 Errors While Scanning ....................4-2 User Preferences Default Parameters ................4-2 User Preferences ......................4-3 Set Default Parameter .................... 4-3 Beeper Tone ......................4-3 Beeper Volume .......................

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    Table of Contents Host Serial Response Time-out ................6-15 RTS Line State ......................6-16 Beep on <BEL> ....................... 6-16 Intercharacter Delay ....................6-17 Nixdorf Mode A/B and OPOS/JPOS Beep/LED Options ........6-18 Ignore Unknown Characters ................... 6-18 ASCII / Character Set ....................6-19 Chapter 7: USB Interface Introduction ........................

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    Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Chapter 10: Scanner Emulation Interface Introduction ........................10-1 Connecting Using Scanner Emulation ................10-2 Scanner Emulation Default Parameters ............... 10-3 Scanner Emulation Host ....................10-4 Scanner Emulation Host Parameters ................10-4 Beep Style ....................... 10-4 Parameter Pass-Through ..................

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    Table of Contents Enable/Disable ISBT 128 ..................12-19 Code 39 ........................12-20 Enable/Disable Code 39 ..................12-20 Enable/Disable Trioptic Code 39 ................12-20 Convert Code 39 to Code 32 .................. 12-21 Code 32 Prefix ......................12-21 Set Lengths for Code 39 ..................12-22 Code 39 Check Digit Verification ................

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    Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Security Level 2 ...................... 12-49 Security Level 3 ...................... 12-49 Bi-directional Redundancy .................... 12-49 Chapter 13: Miscellaneous Scanner Options Introduction ........................13-1 Scanning Sequence Examples ..................13-1 Errors While Scanning ....................13-1 Miscellaneous Default Parameters ................13-2 Miscellaneous Scanner Parameters ................

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    Table of Contents Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters ............14-90 Turn On/Off Rule Sets .................... 14-97 Alphanumeric Keyboard ....................14-99 Appendix A: Standard Default Parameters Appendix B: Programming Reference Symbol Code Identifiers ....................B-1 AIM Code Identifiers ..................... B-2 Appendix C: Sample Bar Codes UPC-A ...........................

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  • Page 15: About This Guide

    About This Guide Introduction The Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide provides general instructions for setting up, operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting the scanner. The Symbol LS3408 includes the following variations of the scanner: • LS3408-FZ20005: 1-D scanning • LS3408-ER20005: extended range 1-D scanning.

  • Page 16: Aim Code Identifiers

    The Symbol LS/DS3408 Quick Start Guide (p/n 72-67131-xx) provides general information to help the user get started with the scanner. It includes basic set-up and operation instructions. For the latest versions of the LS/DS3408 Quick Start Guide and the Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide go to: http://www.symbol.com/manuals.

  • Page 17: Service Information

    About This Guide xv Service Information If you have a problem with your equipment, contact Motorola Enterprise Mobility Support for your region. Go to http://www.symbol.com/contactsupport. If you purchased your Motorola product from a Motorola Business Partner, contact that Business Partner for service.

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  • Page 19: Introduction

    The scanner combines excellent scanning performance and advanced ergonomics to provide the best value in a lightweight laser scanner. Whether used as a hand-held scanner or in hands-free mode in a stand, the scanner ensures comfort and ease of use for extended periods of time. Symbol LS3408 Scanner Figure 1-1...

  • Page 20: Unpacking The Scanner

    Unpacking the Scanner Remove the scanner from its packing and inspect it for damage. If the scanner was damaged in transit, contact Motorola Enterprise Mobility Support at one of the telephone numbers listed on page xv. KEEP THE PACKING. It...

  • Page 21: Setting Up The Scanner, Installing The Interface Cable

    Getting Started 1 - 3 Setting Up the Scanner Installing the Interface Cable Loosen the two screws on the cable clamp at the bottom of the scanner and gently pull the clamp away from the bottom of the scanner. Removing the Cable Clamp Figure 1-2 Open the clamp and plug the interface cable modular connector into the cable interface port on the bottom of the scanner handle.

  • Page 22: Connecting Power (if Required)

    1 - 4 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Close the clamp, push it back into place and tighten the screws on the clamp to secure the cable into the bottom of the scanner. Closing the Cable Clamp Figure 1-4 Connect the other end of the interface cable to the host (see the specific host chapter for information on host connections).

  • Page 23: Connecting A Synapse Cable Interface, Removing The Interface Cable, Configuring The Scanner

    Getting Started 1 - 5 Connecting a Synapse Cable Interface NOTE Refer to the Synapse Interface Guide provided with the Synapse cable for detailed setup instructions. Synapse Smart Cables enable interfacing to a variety of hosts. The appropriate Synapse cable has the built-in intelligence to detect that host.

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  • Page 25: Chapter 2: Scanning Introduction

    Chapter 2 Scanning Introduction This chapter provides beeper and LED definitions, techniques involved in scanning bar codes, general instructions and tips about scanning, and decode zone diagrams. Scan Window Tether Plate Indicators Scan Trigger Parts Figure 2-1...

  • Page 26: Beeper Definitions, Cancel

    2 - 2 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Beeper Definitions The scanner emits different beeper sequences and patterns to indicate its status. Table 2-1 defines beep sequences that occur during both normal scanning and while programming the scanner. Standard Beeper Definitions...

  • Page 27: Led Definitions, Scanning In Hand-held Mode

    Install and program the scanner (see Setting Up the Scanner on page 1-3). For assistance, contact the local supplier or Motorola Enterprise Mobility Support. Ensure the scanner is properly connected to the host (see the appropriate host chapter). Aim the scanner at the bar code.

  • Page 28: Aiming

    2 - 4 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Aiming Do not hold the scanner directly over the bar code. Laser light reflecting directly back into the scanner from the bar code is known as specular reflection. This specular reflection can make decoding difficult.

  • Page 29: Scanning In Hands-free Mode

    Scanning 2 - 5 Scanning in Hands-Free Mode The optional IntelliStand adds greater flexibility to the scanning operation. When the scanner is seated in the stand’s “cup,” the scanner’s built-in sensor places the scanner in hands-free mode. When the scanner is removed from the stand it operates in its normal hand-held mode.

  • Page 30: Decode Zone

    2 - 6 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Decode Zone in. cm 76.2 50.8 Note: Typical performance at 68˚F (20˚C) on high quality Code 39 and UPC symbols. 25.4 LS 3408 5 mil 2.5" 7.25" 7.5 mil 25.4 2.0" 15.75"...

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    182.9 70 mil reflective 365" 100 mil reflective 540" 152.4 304.8 457.2 609.6 762.0 914.4 1066.8 1219.2 1371.6 1524.0 Depth of Field *Near range determined by degree of reflectivity and width of bar code. Symbol LS3408-ER Decode Zone Figure 2-6...

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  • Page 33: Chapter 3: Maintenance And Technical Specifications Introduction, Maintenance

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

  • Page 34: Troubleshooting

    3 - 2 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Table 3-1 Problem Possible Causes Possible Solutions Scanner emits short low/short Scanner is powering up. Normal when scanner is plugged in. medium/short high beep sequence. Nothing happens when scan No power to the scanner.

  • Page 35: Upc-e, Upc-e1

    Maintenance and Technical Specifications 3 - 3 Troubleshooting (Continued) Table 3-1 Problem Possible Causes Possible Solutions Bar code is decoded, but data is Scanner is not programmed for Scan the appropriate host parameter bar not transmitted to the host. the correct host type. codes.

  • Page 36: Ean-13, Ean-8, Technical Specifications

    3 - 4 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide NOTE If after performing these checks the symbol still does not decode, contact the distributor or contact Motorola Enterprise Mobility Support. See page xv for the telephone numbers. Technical Specifications Technical Specifications...

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    Maintenance and Technical Specifications 3 - 5 Technical Specifications (Continued) Table 3-2 Description Item Symbol LS3408-FZ Symbol LS3408-ER Dimensions: Height 7.34 in. (18.65 cm) Width 4.82 in. (12.25 cm) Depth 2.93 in. (7.43 cm) Laser 650nm laser diode Laser Classifications...

  • Page 38: Scanner Signal Descriptions

    3 - 6 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Scanner Signal Descriptions Bottom of scanner Cable interface port PIN 10 PIN 1 Interface cable modular connector Scanner Cable Pinouts Figure 3-1...

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    Maintenance and Technical Specifications 3 - 7 The signal descriptions in Table 3-3 apply to the connector on the scanner and are for reference only. Scanner Signal Pin-outs Table 3-3 Keyboard Scanner Synapse RS-232 Wand Wedge Emulation Reserved SynClock Reserved Reserved Reserved Jump to Pin 6...

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  • Page 41: Scanning Sequence Examples, Introduction

    Chapter 4 User Preferences Introduction The scanner can be programed to perform various functions, or activate different features. This chapter describes each user preference feature and provides the programming bar codes necessary for selecting these features for the scanner. The scanner ships with the settings shown in the User Preferences Default Table on page 4-2 (also see Appendix...

  • Page 42: Errors While Scanning, User Preferences Default Parameters

    4 - 2 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Errors While Scanning Unless otherwise specified, if an error is made during a scanning sequence, just re-scan the correct parameter. User Preferences Default Parameters Table 4-1 lists the defaults for user preferences parameters. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar...

  • Page 43: User Preferences, Set Default Parameter, Beeper Tone

    User Preferences 4 - 3 User Preferences Set Default Parameter Scanning this bar code returns all parameters to the default values listed in Table A-1 on page A-1. Set All Defaults Beeper Tone To select a decode beep frequency (tone), scan the Low Frequency, Medium Frequency, or High Frequency bar code.

  • Page 44: Beeper Volume, Power Mode

    4 - 4 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Beeper Volume To select a beeper volume, scan the Low Volume, Medium Volume, or High Volume bar code. Low Volume Medium Volume High Volume Power Mode This parameter determines whether or not the scanner enters reduced power mode after a decode attempt. When in reduced power mode, the scanner draws less current from its power source.

  • Page 45: Laser On Time, Beep After Good Decode

    User Preferences 4 - 5 Laser On Time This parameter sets the maximum time that decode processing continues during a scan attempt. It is programmable in 0.1 second increments from 0.5 to 9.9 seconds. The default Laser On Time is 3.0 seconds. To set a Laser On Time, scan the bar code below.

  • Page 46: Trigger Mode

    4 - 6 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Trigger Mode The scanner has three trigger modes that can be used to scan bar codes. The desired trigger mode can be set by using the bar codes below. Level Trigger When the trigger is pulled, an aiming dot appears for a programmable duration of time. After this time, the aiming dot automatically turns into a standard laser scanning beam for a full decode session.

  • Page 47: Aim Duration

    User Preferences 4 - 7 Aim Duration When the scanner is in Level trigger mode (default mode), Aim Duration sets the amount of time the aiming dot is seen before turning into a scanning beam. This parameter has no affect when the scanner is in either of the Two Stage trigger modes.

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  • Page 49: Chapter 5: Keyboard Wedge Interface Introduction

    Chapter 5 Keyboard Wedge Interface Introduction This chapter provides Keyboard Wedge interface information for setting up the scanner. This interface type is used to attach the scanner between the keyboard and host computer. The scanner translates the bar code data into keystrokes.

  • Page 50: Connecting A Keyboard Wedge Interface

    5 - 2 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Connecting a Keyboard Wedge Interface Male DIN Host Connector Y-cable Keyboard Connector Female DIN Keyboard Connector Keyboard Wedge Interface Connection with Y-cable Figure 5-1 To connect the keyboard wedge interface Y-cable: NOTE Interface cables vary depending on configuration. The connectors illustrated in...

  • Page 51: Keyboard Wedge Default Parameters

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

  • Page 52: Keyboard Wedge Host Types

    5 - 4 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge Host Types Keyboard Wedge Host Types Select the keyboard wedge host by scanning one of the bar codes below. *IBM PC/AT & IBM PC Compatibles IBM PS/2 (Model 30) IBM AT NOTEBOOK...

  • Page 53: Keyboard Wedge Country Types (country Codes)

    Keyboard Wedge Interface 5 - 5 Keyboard Wedge Country Types (Country Codes) Scan the bar code corresponding to the keyboard type. If the particular keyboard type is not listed, see Alternate Numeric Keypad Emulation on page 5-8. North American German Windows French Windows French Canadian Windows 95/98 French Canadian Windows XP/2000...

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    5 - 6 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge Country Types (Country Codes) (continued) Spanish Windows Italian Windows Swedish Windows UK English Windows Japanese Windows Brazilian-Portuguese Windows...

  • Page 55: Ignore Unknown Characters, Keystroke Delay

    Keyboard Wedge Interface 5 - 7 Ignore Unknown Characters Unknown characters are characters the host does not recognize. When Send Bar Codes With Unknown Characters is selected, all bar code data is sent except for unknown characters, and no error beeps sound on the scanner.

  • Page 56: Intra-keystroke Delay, Alternate Numeric Keypad Emulation, Caps Lock On

    5 - 8 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Intra-Keystroke Delay When enabled, an additional delay is inserted between each emulated key depression and release. This sets the Keystroke Delay parameter to a minimum of 5 msec as well. Enable Intra-Keystroke Delay...

  • Page 57: Caps Lock Override, Convert Wedge Data

    Keyboard Wedge Interface 5 - 9 Caps Lock Override When enabled, on AT or AT Notebook hosts, the keyboard ignores the state of the Caps Lock key. Therefore, an ‘A’ in the bar code is sent as an ‘A’ no matter what the state of the keyboard’s Caps Lock key. Enable Caps Lock Override *Disable Caps Lock Override NOTE If both Caps Lock On and Caps Lock Override are enabled, Caps Lock Override takes precedence.

  • Page 58: Function Key Mapping, Fn1 Substitution, Send Make And Break

    5 - 10 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Function Key Mapping ASCII values under 32 are normally sent as control key sequences (see Table 5-2 on page 5-13). When this parameter is enabled, the keys in bold are sent in place of the standard key mapping. Table entries that do not have a bold entry remain the same whether or not this parameter is enabled.

  • Page 59: Keyboard Maps

    Keyboard Wedge Interface 5 - 11 Keyboard Maps The following keyboard maps are provided for prefix/suffix keystroke parameters. To program the prefix/suffix values, see the bar codes on page 13-4. 7006 7014 5001 5002 5003 5004 5005 5006 5007 5008 5009 5010 5012...

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    5 - 12 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide 5001 5002 5011 1045 5013 5003 5004 5014 5015 5005 5006 1043 5016 5007 5018 5008 5017 7013 5019 5009 5010 1048 5012 1046 (7013 if double key) (1048 if double key)

  • Page 61: Ascii Character Set

    Keyboard Wedge Interface 5 - 13 ASCII Character Set NOTE Code 39 Full ASCII interprets the bar code special character ($ + % /) preceding a Code 39 character and assigns an ASCII character value to the pair. For example, when Code 39 Full ASCII is enabled and a +B is scanned, it is interpreted as b, %J as ?, and %V as @.

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    5 - 14 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 5-2 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Character 1022 CTRL V 1023 CTRL W 1024 CTRL X 1025 CTRL Y 1026 CTRL Z...

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    Keyboard Wedge Interface 5 - 15 Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 5-2 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Character 1050 1051 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 < 1061 1062 > 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067...

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    5 - 16 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 5-2 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Character 1078 1079 1080 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092...

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    Keyboard Wedge Interface 5 - 17 Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 5-2 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Character 1106 1107 1108 1109 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125...

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    5 - 18 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge ALT Key Character Set (Continued) Table 5-3 ALT Keys Keystroke 2070 ALT F 2071 ALT G 2072 ALT H 2073 ALT I 2074 ALT J 2075 ALT K 2076 ALT L...

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    Keyboard Wedge Interface 5 - 19 Keyboard Wedge GIU Key Character Set (Continued) Table 5-4 GUI Keys Keystrokes 3054 GUI 6 3055 GUI 7 3056 GUI 8 3057 GUI 9 3065 GUI A 3066 GUI B 3067 GUI C 3068 GUI D 3069 GUI E...

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    5 - 20 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge F Key Character Set Table 5-5 F Keys Keystroke 5001 5002 5003 5004 5005 5006 5007 5008 5009 5010 5011 5012 5013 5014 5015 5016 5017 5018 5019 5020 5021...

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    Keyboard Wedge Interface 5 - 21 Keyboard Wedge Numeric Keypad Character Set Table 5-6 Numeric Keypad Keystroke 6042 6043 6044 undefined 6045 6046 6047 6048 6049 6050 6051 6052 6053 6054 6055 6056 6057 6058 Enter 6059 Num Lock...

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    5 - 22 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge Extended Keypad Character Set Table 5-7 Extended Keypad Keystroke 7001 Break 7002 Delete 7003 Pg Up 7004 7005 Pg Dn 7006 Pause 7007 Scroll Lock 7008 Backspace 7009 7010 Print Screen...

  • Page 71: Chapter 6: Rs-232 Interface Introduction

    NOTE This scanner utilizes TTL RS-232 signal levels, which interfaces with most system architectures. For system architectures requiring RS-232C signal levels, Motorola offers different cables providing the TTL to RS-232C conversion. Contact Motorola Enteprise Mobility Support for more information.

  • Page 72: Connecting An Rs-232 Interface

    6 - 2 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Connecting an RS-232 Interface This connection is made directly from the scanner to the host computer. Serial Port Connector to Host Interface cable Power supply cable RS-232 Direct Connection Figure 6-1 NOTE Interface cables vary depending on configuration. The connectors illustrated in...

  • Page 73: Rs-232 Default Parameters

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

  • Page 74: Rs-232 Host Parameters

    6 - 4 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide RS-232 Host Parameters Various RS-232 host types are set up with their own parameter default settings. Selecting the host type sets the parameter defaults as listed in Table 6-2. Terminal Specific RS-232...

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    RS-232 Interface 6 - 5 RS-232 Host Parameters (continued) Selecting the ICL, Wincor-Nixdorf Mode A, Wincor-Nixdorf Mode B, Olivetti, Omron, OPOS/JPOS or Fujitsu host type enables the transmission of code ID characters listed in Table 6-3 below. These code ID characters are not programmable and are separate from the Transmit Code ID feature.

  • Page 76: Rs-232 Host Types

    6 - 6 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide RS-232 Host Types To select an RS-232 host type, scan one of the following bar codes. *Standard RS-232 ICL RS-232 Wincor-Nixdorf RS-232 Mode A Wincor-Nixdorf RS-232 Mode B Olivetti ORS4500 Omron OPOS/JPOS...

  • Page 77: Baud Rate

    RS-232 Interface 6 - 7 Baud Rate Baud rate is the number of bits of data transmitted per second. The scanner's baud rate setting should match the baud rate setting of the host device. If not, data may not reach the host device or may reach it in distorted form. Baud Rate 600 Baud Rate 1200 Baud Rate 2400...

  • Page 78: Parity

    6 - 8 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Parity A parity check bit is the most significant bit of each ASCII coded character. Select the parity type according to host device requirements. Select Odd parity and the parity bit value is set to 0 or 1, based on data, to ensure that an odd number of 1 bits are contained in the coded character.

  • Page 79: Check Receive Errors

    RS-232 Interface 6 - 9 Parity (continued) Select Space parity and the parity bit is always 0. Space Select None when no parity bit is required. None Check Receive Errors Select whether or not the parity, framing, and overrun of received characters are checked. The parity value of received characters is verified against the parity parameter selected above.

  • Page 80: Stop Bit Select, Data Bits

    6 - 10 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Stop Bit Select The stop bit(s) at the end of each transmitted character marks the end of transmission of one character and prepares the receiving device for the next character in the serial data stream. The number of stop bits selected (one or two) depends on the number the receiving terminal is programmed to accommodate.

  • Page 81: Hardware Handshaking

    RS-232 Interface 6 - 11 Hardware Handshaking The data interface consists of an RS-232 port designed to operate either with or without the hardware handshaking lines, Request to Send (RTS), and Clear to Send (CTS). If Standard RTS/CTS handshaking is not selected, scan data is transmitted as it becomes available. If Standard RTS/CTS handshaking is selected, scan data is transmitted according to the following sequence: •...

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    6 - 12 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Hardware Handshaking (continued) RTS/CTS Option 1 When RTS/CTS Option 1 is selected, the scanner asserts RTS before transmitting and ignores the state of CTS. The scanner de-asserts RTS when the transmission is complete.

  • Page 83: Software Handshaking

    RS-232 Interface 6 - 13 Software Handshaking This parameter offers control of the data transmission process in addition to, or instead of, that offered by hardware handshaking. There are five options. If Software Handshaking and Hardware Handshaking are both enabled, Hardware Handshaking takes precedence.

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    6 - 14 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Software Handshaking (continued) ACK/NAK with ENQ This combines the two previous options. For re-transmissions of data, due to a NAK from the host, an additional ENQ is not required. ACK/NAK with ENQ XON/XOFF An XOFF character turns the scanner transmission off until the scanner receives an XON character.

  • Page 85: Host Serial Response Time-out

    RS-232 Interface 6 - 15 Host Serial Response Time-out This parameter specifies how long the scanner waits for an ACK, NAK, or CTS before determining that a transmission error has occurred. This only applies when in one of the ACK/NAK Software Handshaking modes, or RTS/CTS Hardware Handshaking option.

  • Page 86: Rts Line State, Beep On , Beep On

    6 - 16 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide RTS Line State This parameter sets the idle state of the Serial Host RTS line. Scan a bar code below to select Low RTS or High RTS line state. Host: Low RTS Host: High RTS Beep on <BEL>...

  • Page 87: Intercharacter Delay

    RS-232 Interface 6 - 17 Intercharacter Delay This parameter specifies the intercharacter delay inserted between character transmissions. Minimum: 0 msec Low: 25 msec Medium: 50 msec High: 75 msec Maximum: 99 msec...

  • Page 88: Nixdorf Mode A/b And Opos/jpos Beep/led Options, Ignore Unknown Characters

    6 - 18 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Nixdorf Mode A/B and OPOS/JPOS Beep/LED Options When Nixdorf Mode A, Nixdorf Mode B or OPOS/JPOS is selected, this parameter indicates when the scanner should beep and turn on its LED after a decode.

  • Page 89: Ascii / Character Set

    RS-232 Interface 6 - 19 ASCII / Character Set The values in Table 6-4 can be assigned as prefixes or suffixes for ASCII character data transmission. RS-232 Prefix/Suffix Values Table 6-4 Prefix/Suffix Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Character Value Encode Character 1000 1001 1002...

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    6 - 20 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide RS-232 Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 6-4 Prefix/Suffix Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Character Value Encode Character 1027 1028 1029 1030 1031 1032 Space Space 1033 1034 " 1035 1036 1037 1038 &...

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    RS-232 Interface 6 - 21 RS-232 Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 6-4 Prefix/Suffix Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Character Value Encode Character 1057 1058 1059 1060 < 1061 1062 > 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 1071 1072 1073 1074 1075 1076...

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    6 - 22 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide RS-232 Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 6-4 Prefix/Suffix Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Character Value Encode Character 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099 1100 1101 1102...

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    RS-232 Interface 6 - 23 RS-232 Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 6-4 Prefix/Suffix Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Character Value Encode Character 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 1127 Undefined 7013 ENTER...

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  • Page 95: Chapter 7: Usb Interface Introduction

    Chapter 7 USB Interface Introduction This chapter provides the connection and setup of the scanner to a USB host. The scanner attaches directly to a USB host, or a powered USB hub, and is powered by it. No additional power supply is required. Throughout the programming bar code menus, default values are indicated with asterisks ( North American Standard USB Keyboard Indicates Default...

  • Page 96: Connecting A Usb Interface

    7 - 2 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Connecting a USB Interface USB Series A Connector Interface cable USB Connection Figure 7-1 The scanner connects with USB capable hosts including: • Desktop PCs and notebooks • Apple™ iMacs, Power Mac G4s and G5s, iBooks (North America only), PowerBooks •...

  • Page 97: Usb Default Parameters

    USB Interface 7 - 3 On first installation when using Windows, the software displays a prompt to select or install the "Human Interface Device" driver. To install the "Human Interface Device" driver provided by Windows click "Next" through all the choices and click "Finished" on the last choice. The scanner powers up during this installation. To modify any other parameter options, scan the appropriate bar codes in this chapter.

  • Page 98: Usb Host Parameters, Usb Device Type

    7 - 4 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide USB Host Parameters USB Device Type Select the desired USB device type. NOTE When changing USB Device Types, the scanner automatically resets. The scanner issues the standard startup beep sequences. *HID Keyboard Emulation...

  • Page 99: Usb Country Keyboard Types (country Codes)

    USB Interface 7 - 5 USB Country Keyboard Types (Country Codes) Scan the bar code corresponding to the keyboard type. This setting applies only to the USB HID Keyboard Emulation device. NOTE When changing USB Country Keyboard Types, the scanner automatically resets. The scanner issues the standard startup beep sequences.

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    7 - 6 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide USB Country Keyboard Types (Country Codes) (continued) French Canadian Windows 2000/XP Spanish Windows Italian Windows Swedish Windows UK English Windows...

  • Page 101: Usb Keystroke Delay

    USB Interface 7 - 7 USB Country Keyboard Types (Country Codes) (continued) Japanese Windows (ASCII) Brazilian-Portuguese Windows USB Keystroke Delay This parameter sets the delay, in milliseconds, between emulated keystrokes. Scan a bar code below to increase the delay when hosts require a slower transmission of data. No Delay (0 msec) Medium Delay (20 msec) Long Delay (40 msec)

  • Page 102: Usb Caps Lock Override, Usb Ignore Unknown Characters

    7 - 8 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide USB CAPS Lock Override This option applies only to the HID Keyboard Emulation device. When enabled, the case of the data is preserved regardless of the state of the caps lock key. This setting is always enabled for the “Japanese, Windows (ASCII)”...

  • Page 103: Emulate Keypad, Usb Keyboard Fn 1 Substitution

    USB Interface 7 - 9 Emulate Keypad When enabled, all characters are sent as ASCII sequences over the numeric keypad. For example ASCII A would be sent as “ALT make” 0 6 5 “ALT Break”. *Disable Keypad Emulation Enable Keypad Emulation USB Keyboard FN 1 Substitution This option applies only to the USB HID Keyboard Emulation device.

  • Page 104: Simulated Caps Lock, Function Key Mapping

    7 - 10 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Function Key Mapping ASCII values under 32 are normally sent as a control-key sequences (see Table 7-2 on page 7-12). When this parameter is enabled, the keys in bold are sent in place of the standard key mapping. Table entries that do not have a bold entry remain the same whether or not this parameter is enabled.

  • Page 105: Convert Case

    USB Interface 7 - 11 Convert Case When enabled, the scanner converts all bar code data to the selected case. *No Case Conversion Convert All to Upper Case Convert All to Lower Case...

  • Page 106

    7 - 12 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide ASCII Character Set USB Prefix/Suffix Values Table 7-2 Prefix/ Suffix Full ASCII Code 39 Keystroke Value Encode Char.acter 1000 CTRL 2 1001 CTRL A 1002 CTRL B 1003 CTRL C 1004 CTRL D...

  • Page 107

    USB Interface 7 - 13 USB Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 7-2 Prefix/ Suffix Full ASCII Code 39 Keystroke Value Encode Char.acter 1025 CTRL Y 1026 CTRL Z 1027 CTRL [/ESC 1028 CTRL \ 1029 CTRL ] 1030 CTRL 6 1031 CTRL - 1032 Space...

  • Page 108

    7 - 14 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide USB Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 7-2 Prefix/ Suffix Full ASCII Code 39 Keystroke Value Encode Char.acter 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 < 1061 1062 > 1063 1064 1065 1066...

  • Page 109

    USB Interface 7 - 15 USB Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 7-2 Prefix/ Suffix Full ASCII Code 39 Keystroke Value Encode Char.acter 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099 1100 1101 1102...

  • Page 110

    7 - 16 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide USB Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 7-2 Prefix/ Suffix Full ASCII Code 39 Keystroke Value Encode Char.acter 1109 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124...

  • Page 111

    USB Interface 7 - 17 USB ALT Key Character Set Table 7-3 ALT Keys Keystroke 2064 ALT 2 2065 ALT A 2066 ALT B 2067 ALT C 2068 ALT D 2069 ALT E 2070 ALT F 2071 ALT G 2072 ALT H 2073 ALT I...

  • Page 112

    7 - 18 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide USB GUI Key Character Set Table 7-4 GUI Key Keystroke 3000 Right Control Key 3048 GUI 0 3049 GUI 1 3050 GUI 2 3051 GUI 3 3052 GUI 4 3053 GUI 5...

  • Page 113

    USB Interface 7 - 19 USB GUI Key Character Set (Continued) Table 7-4 GUI Key Keystroke 3081 GUI Q 3082 GUI R 3083 GUI S 3084 GUI T 3085 GUI U 3086 GUI V 3087 GUI W 3088 GUI X 3089 GUI Y 3090...

  • Page 114

    7 - 20 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide USB F Key Character Set (Continued) Table 7-5 F Keys Keystroke 5016 5017 F 17 5018 F 18 5019 F 19 5020 F 20 5021 F 21 5022 F 22 5023 F 23...

  • Page 115

    USB Interface 7 - 21 USB Extended Keypad Character Set Table 7-7 Extended Keypad Keystroke 7001 Break 7002 Delete 7003 PgUp 7004 7005 Pg Dn 7006 Pause 7007 Scroll Lock 7008 Backspace 7009 7010 Print Screen 7011 Insert 7012 Home 7013 Enter 7014...

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  • Page 117: Chapter 8: Ibm 468x/469x Interface Introduction

    Chapter 8 IBM 468X/469X Interface Introduction This chapter provides IBM 468X/469X host information for setting up the scanner. Throughout the programming bar code menus, default values are indicated with asterisks ( Disable Convert to Code 39 Feature/Option Indicates Default...

  • Page 118: Connecting To An Ibm 468x/469x Host

    8 - 2 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Connecting to an IBM 468X/469X Host This connection is made directly from the scanner to the host interface. Host Port Connector Interface cable IBM Direct Connection Figure 8-1 NOTE Interface cables vary depending on configuration. The connectors illustrated in...

  • Page 119: Ibm Default Parameters

    IBM 468X/469X Interface 8 - 3 IBM Default Parameters Table 8-1 lists the defaults for IBM host parameters. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar code(s) provided in the Parameter Descriptions section beginning on page 8-4. NOTE See Appendix A, Standard Default Parameters for all user preferences, hosts, symbologies, and miscellaneous default parameters.

  • Page 120: Ibm 468x/469x Host Parameters, Port Address, Convert Unknown To Code 39

    8 - 4 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide IBM 468X/469X Host Parameters Port Address This parameter sets the IBM 468X/469X port being used. NOTE Scanning one of these bar codes enables the RS-485 interface on the scanner. Hand-held Scanner Emulation (Port 9B)

  • Page 121

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  • Page 123: Chapter 9: Wand Emulation Interface Introduction

    Chapter 9 Wand Emulation Interface Introduction This chapter provides Wand Emulation host information for setting up the scanner. This mode is used whenever Wand Emulation communication is needed. The scanner attaches either to an external wand decoder or to a decoder integrated in a portable terminal or Point-of-Sale (POS) terminal.

  • Page 124: Connecting A Wand Emulation Interface

    9 - 2 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Connecting a Wand Emulation Interface To perform Wand Emulation, connect the scanner to a portable data terminal, or a controller which collects the wand data and interprets it for the host. Wand port...

  • Page 125: Wand Emulation Default Parameters

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

  • Page 126: Wand Emulation Host Parameters, Wand Emulation Host Types

    9 - 4 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Wand Emulation Host Parameters Wand Emulation Host Types Select the Wand Emulation host by scanning one of the bar codes below. Symbol OmniLink Interface Controller Symbol PDT Terminal (MSI) Symbol PTC Terminal (Telxon)

  • Page 127: Leading Margin (quiet Zone), Polarity

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

  • Page 128

    9 - 6 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Ignore Unknown Characters Unknown characters are characters the host does not recognize. When Send Bar Codes With Unknown Characters is selected, all bar code data is sent except for unknown characters, and no error beeps sound on the scanner.

  • Page 129: Convert All Bar Codes To Code 39

    Wand Emulation Interface 9 - 7 Convert All Bar Codes to Code 39 By default, the Wand Emulation Interface sends data to the attached host in the same symbology that was decoded. This may present a problem for customers with older systems that do not recognize some newer symbologies (for example, RSS).

  • Page 130: Convert Code 39 To Full Ascii

    9 - 8 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Convert Code 39 to Full ASCII By default, any characters that do not have a corresponding character in the Code 39 symbology set are replaced by a space. If this parameter is enabled, the data sent to the Wand Interface is encoded in Code 39 Full ASCII. This setting requires that the Host be able to interpret Code 39 Full ASCII data.

  • Page 131

    Chapter 10 Scanner Emulation Interface Introduction This chapter provides Scanner Emulation host information for setting up the scanner. This mode is used whenever Scanner Emulation communication is needed. When Scanner Emulation is used, the scanner attaches either to an external decoder or to a decoder integrated in a portable terminal or Point-of-Sale (POS) terminal. Throughout the programming bar code menus, default values are indicated with asterisks ( Parameter Process Indicates Default...

  • Page 132: Connecting Using Scanner Emulation

    10 - 2 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Connecting Using Scanner Emulation To perform Scanner Emulation, connect the scanner to a mobile computer, or a controller which collects the data and interprets it for the host. Host Port Connector Interface cable...

  • Page 133: Scanner Emulation Default Parameters

    Scanner Emulation Interface 10 - 3 Scanner Emulation Default Parameters Table 10-1 lists the defaults for the Scanner Emulation Host. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar code(s) provided in the Scanner Emulation Host Parameters section beginning on page 10-4.

  • Page 134: Scanner Emulation Host, Scanner Emulation Host Parameters, Beep Style

    10 - 4 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Scanner Emulation Host Scan the bar code below to enable the Scanner Emulation Host. Scanner Emulation Host Scanner Emulation Host Parameters Beep Style The Scanner Emulation Host supports three different beep styles.

  • Page 135: Parameter Pass-through

    The Scanner Emulation Host has the ability to process parameter bar code messages and send them to the attached decoder. In this way, customers using Motorola compliant decoders can control the behavior of the entire system by scanning the necessary parameters only once.

  • Page 136: Convert Newer Code Types, Module Width

    10 - 6 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Convert Newer Code Types The scanner supports a variety of code types that are customarily not decodable by attached decoder systems. To allow compatibility in these environments, the scanner converts these code types to more commonly decodable symbologies, as per the following chart.

  • Page 137: Code 39 Full Ascii Conversion, Convert All Bar Codes To Code 39

    Scanner Emulation Interface 10 - 7 Convert All Bar Codes to Code 39 Scan the appropriate bar code below to enable or disable the conversion of all bar code data to Code 39. *Do Not Convert Bar Codes To Code 39 (Disable) Convert All To Code 39 (Enable)

  • Page 138: Transmission Timeout

    10 - 8 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Transmission Timeout The Scanner Emulation Host transmits bar code data to the attached decoder and waits for the attached decoder to assert the Decode signal, indicating successful transmission. If, after a specified amount of time, the Decode signal has not been asserted (indicating that the attached decoder has not successfully received the bar code data), the scanner issues Transmit Error beeps.

  • Page 139

    Scanner Emulation Interface 10 - 9 Ignore Unknown Characters Unknown characters are characters that the decoder does not recognize. When "Ignore Unknown Characters" is selected, all bar code data is sent except for unknown characters, and no error beeps are sounded. When "Convert Error on Unknown Characters"...

  • Page 140: Leading Margin

    10 - 10 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Leading Margin Scan a bar code below to select a leading margin duration. 1 ms Leading Margin *2 ms Leading Margin 3 ms Leading Margin 5 ms Leading Margin 10 ms Leading Margin...

  • Page 141: Check For Decode Led

    Scanner Emulation Interface 10 - 11 Check For Decode LED The attached decoder normally asserts the Decode line to signal to the Scanner Emulation Host that it has successfully decoded the transmitted bar code. Some decoders, however, do not assert the Decode signal to tell the scanner that a decode has occurred.

  • Page 142

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  • Page 143: Chapter 11: 123scan Introduction, Communication With 123scan

    Chapter 11 123Scan Introduction This chapter includes the bar code that must be scanned to use the 123Scan program. 123Scan is a Windows ® based utility that allows the scanner to be setup and programmed with all parameters including Advanced Data Formatting (ADF) Rules. An ADF rule allows bar code data to be modified before it is sent on to the host.

  • Page 144: Scan Parameter

    11 - 2 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide 123Scan Parameter In order to communicate with the 123Scan program, load 123Scan, included in the documentation CD-ROM, onto the PC and scan the bar code below. Refer to 123Scan instructions for programming the scanner.

  • Page 145: Chapter 12: Symbologies Introduction, Scanning Sequence Examples, Errors While Scanning

    Chapter 12 Symbologies Introduction This chapter describes all symbology features and provides the programming bar codes necessary for selecting these features for the scanner. Before programming, follow the instructions in Chapter 1, Getting Started. The scanner is shipped with the settings shown in the Symbology Default Table on page 12-2 (also see Appendix...

  • Page 146: Symbology Default Parameters

    12 - 2 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Symbology Default Parameters Table 12-1 lists the defaults for all symbologies parameters. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar code(s) provided in the Symbologies Parameters section beginning on page 12-5. NOTE See...

  • Page 147: Interleaved 2 Of 5

    Symbologies 12 - 3 Symbology Default Table (Continued) Table 12-1 Page Parameter Default Number Code 39 Code 39 Enable 12-20 Trioptic Code 39 Disable 12-20 Convert Code 39 to Code 32 Disable 12-21 Code 32 Prefix Disable 12-21 Set Length(s) for Code 39 2 to 55 12-22 Code 39 Check Digit Verification...

  • Page 148: Table Of Contents

    12 - 4 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Symbology Default Table (Continued) Table 12-1 Page Parameter Default Number NOTIS Editing Disable 12-39 Disable 12-40 Set Lengths for MSI 6 to 55 12-40 MSI Check Digits 12-42 Transmit MSI Check Digit(s)

  • Page 149: Upc/ean, Enable/disable Upc-a, Enable/disable Upc-e

    Symbologies 12 - 5 UPC/EAN Enable/Disable UPC-A To enable or disable UPC-A, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable UPC-A Disable UPC-A Enable/Disable UPC-E To enable or disable UPC-E, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable UPC-E Disable UPC-E...

  • Page 150: Enable/disable Upc-e1, Enable/disable Ean-13

    12 - 6 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Enable/Disable UPC-E1 UPC-E1 is disabled by default. To enable or disable UPC-E1, scan the appropriate bar code below. NOTE UPC-E1 is not a UCC (Uniform Code Council) approved symbology. Enable UPC-E1 Disable UPC-E1 Enable/Disable EAN-13 To enable or disable EAN-13, scan the appropriate bar code below.

  • Page 151: Enable/disable Ean-8, Enable/disable Bookland Ean

    Symbologies 12 - 7 Enable/Disable EAN-8 To enable or disable EAN-8, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable EAN-8/JAN-8 Disable EAN-8/JAN-8 Enable/Disable Bookland EAN To enable or disable Bookland EAN, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Bookland EAN Disable Bookland EAN NOTE If you enable Bookland EAN, select a Bookland ISBN Format on page 12-17.

  • Page 152: Decode Upc/ean/jan Supplementals

    12 - 8 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Decode UPC/EAN/JAN Supplementals Supplementals are bar codes appended according to specific format conventions (e.g., UPC A+2, UPC E+2, EAN 13+2). The following options are available: • If you select Ignore UPC/EAN with Supplementals, and the scanner is presented with a UPC/EAN plus supplemental symbol, the scanner decodes UPC/EAN and ignores the supplemental characters.

  • Page 153

    Symbologies 12 - 9 Decode UPC/EAN/JAN Supplementals (continued) Ignore Supplementals Autodiscriminate UPC/EAN/JAN Supplementals Enable 378/379 Supplemental Mode Enable 978/979 Supplemental Mode Enable 977 Supplemental Mode 414/419/434/439 Supplemental Mode Enable...

  • Page 154

    12 - 10 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Decode UPC/EAN/JAN Supplementals (continued) 491 Supplemental Mode Enable Enable Smart Supplemental Mode Supplemental User-Programmable Type 1 Supplemental User-Programmable Type 1 and 2 Smart Supplemental Plus User-Programmable Smart Supplemental Plus User-Programmable 1 and 2...

  • Page 155: User-programmable Supplementals, Upc/ean/jan Supplemental Redundancy

    Symbologies 12 - 11 User-Programmable Supplementals If you selected a Supplemental User-Programmable option from Decode UPC/EAN/JAN Supplementals on page 12-8, select User-Programmable Supplemental 1 to set the 3-digit prefix. Then select the 3 digits using the numeric bar codes beginning on page D-1.

  • Page 156: Transmit Upc-a/upc-e/upc-e1 Check Digit

    12 - 12 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Transmit UPC-A/UPC-E/UPC-E1 Check Digit The check digit is the last character of the symbol used to verify the integrity of the data. Scan the appropriate bar code below to transmit the bar code data with or without the UPC-A, UPC-E or UPC-E1 check digit. It is always verified to guarantee the integrity of the data.

  • Page 157: Upc-a Preamble

    Symbologies 12 - 13 UPC-E1 Check Digit Transmit UPC-E1 Check Digit Do Not Transmit UPC-E1 Check Digit UPC-A Preamble Preamble characters are part of the UPC symbol consisting of Country Code and System Character. Three options are given for transmitting UPC-A preamble to the host device: transmit System Character only, transmit System Character and Country Code (“0”...

  • Page 158: Upc-e Preamble

    12 - 14 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide UPC-E Preamble Preamble characters are part of the UPC symbol consisting of Country Code and System Character. Three options are given for transmitting UPC-E preamble to the host device: transmit System Character only, transmit System Character and Country Code (“0”...

  • Page 159: Upc-e1 Preamble

    Symbologies 12 - 15 UPC-E1 Preamble Preamble characters are part of the UPC symbol consisting of Country Code and System Character. Three options are given for transmitting UPC-E1 preamble to the host device: transmit System Character only, transmit System Character and Country Code (“0” for USA), and no preamble transmitted. Select the appropriate option to match the host system.

  • Page 160: Convert Upc-e To Upc-a, Convert Upc-e1 To Upc-a

    12 - 16 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Convert UPC-E to UPC-A When enabled, UPC-E (zero suppressed) decoded data is converted to UPC-A format before transmission. After conversion, the data follows UPC-A format and is affected by UPC-A programming selections (e.g., Preamble, Check Digit).

  • Page 161: Ean-8/jan-8 Extend, Bookland Isbn Format

    Symbologies 12 - 17 EAN-8/JAN-8 Extend When enabled, this parameter adds five leading zeros to decoded EAN-8 symbols to make them compatible in format to EAN-13 symbols. When disabled, EAN-8 symbols are transmitted as is. Enable EAN/JAN Zero Extend Disable EAN/JAN Zero Extend Bookland ISBN Format If you enabled Bookland EAN using Enable/Disable Bookland EAN on page...

  • Page 162: Code 128, Enable/disable Code 128, Enable/disable Ucc/ean-128

    12 - 18 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Code 128 Enable/Disable Code 128 To enable or disable Code 128, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Code 128 Disable Code 128 Enable/Disable UCC/EAN-128 To enable or disable UCC/EAN-128, scan the appropriate bar code below.

  • Page 163: Enable/disable Isbt 128

    Symbologies 12 - 19 Enable/Disable ISBT 128 To enable or disable ISBT 128, scan the appropriate bar code below. *Enable ISBT 128 Disable ISBT 128...

  • Page 164: Enable/disable Code 39, Enable/disable Trioptic Code 39

    12 - 20 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Code 39 Enable/Disable Code 39 To enable or disable Code 39, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Code 39 Disable Code 39 Enable/Disable Trioptic Code 39 Trioptic Code 39 is a variant of Code 39 used in the marking of computer tape cartridges. Trioptic Code 39 symbols always contain six characters.

  • Page 165: Convert Code 39 To Code 32, Code 32 Prefix, Convert Code 39 To Code

    Symbologies 12 - 21 Convert Code 39 to Code 32 Code 32 is a variant of Code 39 used by the Italian pharmaceutical industry. Scan the appropriate bar code below to enable or disable converting Code 39 to Code 32. NOTE Code 39 must be enabled in order for this parameter to function.

  • Page 166: Set Lengths For Code 39

    12 - 22 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Set Lengths for Code 39 The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s) the code contains. Lengths for Code 39 may be set for any length, one or two discrete lengths, or lengths within a specific range.

  • Page 167: Code 39 Check Digit Verification, Transmit Code 39 Check Digit

    Symbologies 12 - 23 Code 39 Check Digit Verification When this feature is enabled, the scanner checks the integrity of all Code 39 symbols to verify that the data complies with specified check digit algorithm. Only those Code 39 symbols which include a modulo 43 check digit are decoded when this feature is enabled.

  • Page 168

    12 - 24 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Code 39 Full ASCII Conversion Code 39 Full ASCII is a variant of Code 39 which pairs characters to encode the full ASCII character set. To enable or disable Code 39 Full ASCII, scan the appropriate bar code below.

  • Page 169: Enable/disable Code 93, Set Lengths For Code 93

    Symbologies 12 - 25 Code 93 Enable/Disable Code 93 To enable or disable Code 93, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Code 93 Disable Code 93 Set Lengths for Code 93 The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s) the code contains.

  • Page 170

    12 - 26 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Set Lengths for Code 93 (continued) Two Discrete Lengths - This option allows the scanner to decode only those Code 93 symbols containing either of two selected lengths. Lengths are selected from the numeric bar codes beginning on...

  • Page 171: Set Lengths For Code 11

    Symbologies 12 - 27 Code 11 Code 11 To enable or disable Code 11, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Code 11 Disable Code 11 Set Lengths for Code 11 The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s) the code contains.

  • Page 172

    12 - 28 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Set Lengths for Code 11 (continued) Two Discrete Lengths - This option allows the scanner to decode only those Code 11 symbols containing either of two selected lengths. Lengths are selected from the numeric bar codes beginning on...

  • Page 173: Code 11 Check Digit Verification

    Symbologies 12 - 29 Code 11 Check Digit Verification This feature allows the scanner to check the integrity of all Code 11 symbols to verify that the data complies with the specified check digit algorithm. This selects the check digit mechanism for the decoded Code 11 bar code. The options are to check for one check digit, check for two check digits, or disable the feature.

  • Page 174: Transmit Code 11 Check Digits

    12 - 30 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Transmit Code 11 Check Digits This feature selects whether or not to transmit the Code 11 check digit(s). Transmit Code 11 Check Digit(s) (Enable) Do Not Transmit Code 11 Check Digit(s) (Disable)

  • Page 175: Enable/disable Interleaved 2 Of 5, Set Lengths For Interleaved 2 Of 5

    Symbologies 12 - 31 Interleaved 2 of 5 (I 2 of 5) Enable/Disable Interleaved 2 of 5 To enable or disable Interleaved 2 of 5, scan the appropriate bar code below, and select an Interleaved 2 of 5 length from the following pages. Enable Interleaved 2 of 5 Disable Interleaved 2 of 5 Set Lengths for Interleaved 2 of 5...

  • Page 176

    12 - 32 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Set Lengths for Interleaved 2 of 5 (continued) Two Discrete Lengths - This option allows the scanner to decode only those I 2 of 5 symbols containing either of two selected lengths. Lengths are selected from the numeric bar codes beginning on...

  • Page 177: I 2 Of 5 Check Digit Verification, Transmit I 2 Of 5 Check Digit

    Symbologies 12 - 33 I 2 of 5 Check Digit Verification When this feature is enabled, the scanner checks the integrity of all I 2 of 5 symbols to verify the data complies with either the specified Uniform Symbology Specification (USS), or the Optical Product Code Council (OPCC) check digit algorithm.

  • Page 178

    12 - 34 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Convert I 2 of 5 to EAN-13 This parameter converts a 14 character I 2 of 5 code into EAN-13, and transmits to the host as EAN-13. In order to accomplish this, the I 2 of 5 code must be enabled, and the code must have a leading zero and a valid EAN-13 check digit.

  • Page 179: Enable/disable Discrete 2 Of 5, Set Lengths For Discrete 2 Of 5

    Symbologies 12 - 35 Discrete 2 of 5 (D 2 of 5) Enable/Disable Discrete 2 of 5 To enable or disable Discrete 2 of 5, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Discrete 2 of 5 Disable Discrete 2 of 5 Set Lengths for Discrete 2 of 5 The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s) the code contains.

  • Page 180

    12 - 36 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Set Lengths for Discrete 2 of 5 (continued) Two Discrete Lengths - This option allows the scanner to decode only those D 2 of 5 symbols containing either of two selected lengths. Lengths are selected from the numeric bar codes beginning on...

  • Page 181: Codabar (nw - 7), Enable/disable Codabar, Set Lengths For Codabar, Codabar (nw)

    Symbologies 12 - 37 Codabar (NW - 7) Enable/Disable Codabar To enable or disable Codabar, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Codabar Disable Codabar Set Lengths for Codabar The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s) the code contains.

  • Page 182

    12 - 38 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Set Lengths for Codabar (continued) Length Within Range - This option allows the scanner to decode a Codabar symbol with a specific length range. The length range is selected from numeric bar codes beginning on...

  • Page 183: Clsi Editing, Notis Editing

    Symbologies 12 - 39 CLSI Editing When enabled, this parameter strips the start and stop characters and inserts a space after the first, fifth, and tenth characters of a 14-character Codabar symbol. Enable this feature if the host system requires this data format. NOTE Symbol length does not include start and stop characters.

  • Page 184: Enable/disable Msi, Set Lengths For Msi

    12 - 40 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Enable/Disable MSI To enable or disable MSI, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable MSI Disable MSI Set Lengths for MSI The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s) the code contains.

  • Page 185

    Symbologies 12 - 41 Set Lengths for MSI (continued) Two Discrete Lengths - This option allows the scanner to decode only those MSI symbols containing either of two selected lengths. Lengths are selected from the numeric bar codes beginning on page D-1 Appendix D, Numeric Bar...

  • Page 186: Msi Check Digits, Transmit Msi Check Digit(s), Transmit Msi Check Digit(s)

    12 - 42 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide MSI Check Digits With MSI symbols, one check digit is mandatory and always verified by the reader. The second check digit is optional. If the MSI codes include two check digits, enable the verification of the second check digit by scanning the bar code below.

  • Page 187: Msi Check Digit Algorithm

    Symbologies 12 - 43 MSI Check Digit Algorithm Two algorithms are possible for the verification of the second MSI check digit. Select the bar code below corresponding to the algorithm used to encode the check digit. MOD 10/MOD 11 MOD 10/MOD 10...

  • Page 188: Gs1 Databar (formerly Reduced Space Symbology), Gs1 Databar, Gs1 Databar Limited

    12 - 44 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide GS1 DataBar (formerly Reduced Space Symbology) GS1 DataBar The variants of GS1 DataBar are GS1 DataBar-14, GS1 DataBar Expanded, and GS1 DataBar Limited. The limited and expanded versions have stacked variants. Scan the appropriate bar code below to enable or disable each variant of GS1 DataBar.

  • Page 189: Convert Gs1 Databar To Upc/ean

    Symbologies 12 - 45 GS1 DataBar Expanded Enable GS1 DataBar Expanded Disable GS1 DataBar Expanded Convert GS1 DataBar to UPC/EAN This parameter only applies to GS1 DataBar-14 and GS1 DataBar Limited symbols not decoded as part of a Composite symbol. When this conversion is enabled, GS1 DataBar-14 and GS1 DataBar Limited symbols encoding a single zero as the first digit have the leading '010' stripped and the bar code reported as EAN-13.

  • Page 190: Redundancy Level, Redundancy Level 1, Redundancy Level 2

    12 - 46 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Redundancy Level The scanner offers four levels of decode redundancy. Higher redundancy levels are selected for decreasing levels of bar code quality. As redundancy levels increase, the scanner’s aggressiveness decreases. Select the redundancy level appropriate for the bar code quality.

  • Page 191: Redundancy Level 3, Redundancy Level 4

    Symbologies 12 - 47 Redundancy Level 3 Code types other than the following must be successfully read twice before being decoded. The following codes must be read three times: Code Type Code Length MSI Plessey 4 characters or less D 2 of 5 8 characters or less I 2 of 5 8 characters or less...

  • Page 192: Security Level, Security Level 0, Security Level 1

    12 - 48 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Security Level The scanner offers four levels of decode security for UPC/EAN bar codes. Increasing levels of security are provided for decreasing levels of bar code quality. There is an inverse relationship between security and scanner decode speed, so be sure to choose only that level of security necessary for any given application.

  • Page 193: Security Level 2, Security Level 3, Bi-directional Redundancy

    Symbologies 12 - 49 Security Level 2 If the scanner is misdecoding poorly printed bar codes, and the misdecodes are not limited to characters 1, 2, 7, and 8, select this security level. Security Level 2 Security Level 3 If Security Level 2 has been tried, and the scanner is still misdecoding, select this security level. Be advised, selecting this option is an extreme measure against misdecoding severely out of spec bar codes.

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  • Page 195: Chapter 13: Miscellaneous Scanner Options Introduction, Scanning Sequence Examples, Errors While Scanning

    Chapter 13 Miscellaneous Scanner Options Introduction This chapter includes commonly used bar codes to customize how the data is transmitted to the host device. In addition to these bar codes for data formatting, see each host chapter for the appropriate host connections and host device features for the scanner.

  • Page 196: Miscellaneous Default Parameters

    13 - 2 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Miscellaneous Default Parameters Table 13-1 lists the defaults for miscellaneous scanner options parameters. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar code(s) provided in the Miscellaneous Scanner Parameters section beginning on page 13-3.

  • Page 197: Miscellaneous Scanner Parameters, Transmit Code Id Character

    Miscellaneous Scanner Options 13 - 3 Miscellaneous Scanner Parameters Transmit Code ID Character A Code ID character identifies the code type of a scanned bar code. This may be useful when the scanner is decoding more than one code type. In addition to any single character prefix already selected, the Code ID character is inserted between the prefix and the decoded symbol.

  • Page 198: Scan Angle, Prefix/suffix Values

    13 - 4 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Scan Angle The scanner supports two scan angles. This parameter provides two options for the length of the laser scanning beam. Use the bar codes below to change scan angles. *Normal Angle...

  • Page 199: Scan Data Transmission Format

    Miscellaneous Scanner Options 13 - 5 Scan Data Transmission Format To change the Scan Data Transmission Format, scan the Scan Options bar code below. Then select one of four options: • Data As Is • <DATA> <SUFFIX> • <PREFIX> <DATA> •...

  • Page 200

    13 - 6 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Scan Data Transmission Format (continued) <PREFIX> <DATA> <PREFIX> <DATA> <SUFFIX> Enter Data Format Cancel...

  • Page 201: Fn1 Substitution Values, Transmit "no Read" Message

    Miscellaneous Scanner Options 13 - 7 FN1 Substitution Values The Wedge and USB HID Keyboard hosts support a FN1 Substitution feature. When enabled any FN1 character (0x1b) in an EAN128 bar code is substituted with a value. This value defaults to 7013 (Enter Key) To select a FN1 Substitution Value, scan the bar code below.

  • Page 202: Synapse Interface

    13 - 8 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Synapse Interface The auto-detection of a Synapse cable needs to vary in duration depending on the type of Synapse connection. If a scanner is connected to another scanner using a Synapse cable then the Auxiliary Synapse Port connection should be used.

  • Page 203: Chapter 14: Advanced Data Formatting Introduction, Rules: Criteria Linked To Actions

    Chapter 14 Advanced Data Formatting Introduction Advanced Data Formatting (ADF) is a means of customizing data before transmission to the host device. Scan data can be edited to suit the particular requirements. ADF can be implemented through scanning a related series of bar codes, which begin on page 14-6, or by installing the 123Scan utility (see...

  • Page 204: Using Adf Bar Codes, Adf Bar Code Menu Example

    14 - 2 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Using ADF Bar Codes When a rule is programed, make sure the rule is logically correct. Plan ahead before starting to scan. To program each data formatting rule: • Start the Rule. Scan the Begin New Rule bar code on page 14-6.

  • Page 205: Rule 1: The Code 128 Scanning Rule, Rule 2: The Upc Scanning Rule

    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 3 Rule 1: The Code 128 Scanning Rule Step Bar Code On Page Beep Indication Begin New Rule 14-6 High High Code 128 14-9 High High Send next 5 characters 14-24 High High Send <CTRL M> 14-49 High High Send next 5 characters...

  • Page 206

    14 - 4 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide But, when there is a sale, send only the following: 24 (class key) 56712437 (stock key) and the cashier keys the price manually. To implement this, first enter an ADF rule that applies to the normal situation. This rule may look like this: When scanning a bar code of length 15, send the next 2 characters, send the class key, send the next 8 characters, send the stock key, send the data that remains, send the Enter key.

  • Page 207: Rules Hierarchy (in Bar Codes), Default Rules

    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 5 Rules Hierarchy (in Bar Codes) The order of programming individual rules is important.The most general rule should be programmed last. All programmed rules are stored in a buffer. As they are programmed, they are stored at the “top” of a rules list. If three rules have been created, the list would be configured as follows: Third Rule Second Rule...

  • Page 208: Special Commands, Pause Duration, Begin New Rule, Save Rule

    14 - 6 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Special Commands Pause Duration This parameter along with the Send Pause parameter on page 14-28 allows a pause to be inserted in the data transmission. Pauses are set by scanning a two-digit number (i.e., two bar codes), and are measured in 0.1 second intervals.

  • Page 209: Erase, Quit Entering Rules

    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 7 Erase Use these bar codes to erase criteria, actions, or rules. Erase Criteria And Start Again Erase Actions And Start Again Erase Previously Saved Rule Erase All Rules Quit Entering Rules Scan this bar code to quit entering rules. Quit Entering Rules...

  • Page 210: Disable Rule Set

    14 - 8 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Disable Rule Set Use these bar codes to disable rule sets. Disable Rule Set 1 Disable Rule Set 2 Disable Rule Set 3 Disable Rule Set 4 Disable All Rule Sets...

  • Page 211: Codabar, Criteria, Code Types

    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 9 Criteria Code Types Select any number of code types to be affected. All selected codes must be scanned in succession, prior to selecting other criteria. If a code type is not selected, all code types are affected. Scan the bar codes for all code types desired before selecting other criteria.

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    14 - 10 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Code Types (continued) D 2 OF 5 IATA 2 OF 5 I 2 OF 5 Code 93 UPC-A UPC-E...

  • Page 213

    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 11 Code Types (continued) EAN-8 EAN-13 UCC/EAN 128 UPC-E1 Bookland EAN...

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    14 - 12 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Code Types (continued) Trioptic Code 39 Code 11 EAN 128...

  • Page 215: Code Lengths

    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 13 Code Lengths Define the number of characters the selected code type must contain. If a code length is not selected, selected code types of any length are affected. Scan these bar codes to define the number of characters the selected code types must contain. Select one length per rule only.

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    14 - 14 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Code Lengths (continued) 5 Characters 6 Characters 7 Characters 8 Characters 9Characters 10 Characters...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 15 Code Lengths (continued) 11Characters 12 Characters 13Characters 14 Characters 15Characters 16 Characters...

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    14 - 16 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Code Lengths (continued) 17Characters 18 Characters 19Characters 20 Characters 21Characters 22 Characters...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 17 Code Lengths (continued) 23Characters 24 Characters 25Characters 26 Characters 27Characters 28 Characters...

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    14 - 18 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Code Lengths (continued) 29Characters 30 Characters...

  • Page 221: Message Containing A Specific Data String

    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 19 Message Containing A Specific Data String Use this feature to select whether the formatting affects data that begins with a specific character or data string, or contains a specific character or data string. There are 4 features: •...

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    14 - 20 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Numeric Keypad Bar codes on this page should not be confused with those on the alphanumeric keyboard.

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 21 Numeric Keypad (continued) Cancel...

  • Page 224

    14 - 22 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Rule Belongs To Set Select the set a rule belongs to. (There are four possible rule sets.) See Alternate Rule Sets on page 14-3 for more information about rule sets. Scan a bar code below to select which set a rule belongs to.

  • Page 225: Actions, Send Data

    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 23 Actions Select how to format the data for transmission. Send Data Send all data that remains, send all data up to a specific character selected from the Alphanumeric Keyboard on page 14-99, or send the next N characters. N = any number from 1 to 254, selected from the Alphanumeric Keyboard.

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    14 - 24 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Send Data (continued) Send Next 4 Characters Send Next 5Characters Send Next 6Characters Send Next 7Characters Send Next 8 Characters Send Next 9 Characters...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 25 Send Data (continued) Send Next 10 Characters Send Next 11Characters Send Next 12Characters Send Next 13Characters Send Next 14 Characters Send Next 15 Characters...

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    14 - 26 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Send Data (continued) Send Next 16 Characters Send Next 17Characters Send Next 18Characters Send Next 19Characters Send Next 20 Characters...

  • Page 229: Setup Field(s)

    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 27 Setup Field(s) Setup Field(s) Definitions Table 14-1 Parameter Description Page Move Cursor Move Cursor To a Character Scan the Move Cursor To Character bar code on page 14-28, 14-28 then any printable ASCII character from the Alphanumeric Keyboard.

  • Page 230

    14 - 28 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Move Cursor Scan a bar code below to move the cursor in relation to a specified character. Then enter a character by scanning a bar code from the Alphanumeric Keyboard on page 14-99.

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 29 Skip Ahead Use the following bar codes to skip ahead characters. Skip Ahead 1 Character Skip Ahead 2 Characters Skip Ahead 3Characters Skip Ahead 4Characters Skip Ahead 5 Characters Skip Ahead 6Characters...

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    14 - 30 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Skip Ahead (continued) Skip Ahead 7Characters Skip Ahead 8Characters Skip Ahead 9Characters Skip Ahead 10Characters...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 31 Skip Back Use the following bar codes to skip back characters. Skip Back 1 Character Skip Back 2 Characters Skip Back 3Characters Skip Back 4Characters Skip Back 5 Characters Skip Back 6Characters...

  • Page 234

    14 - 32 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Skip Back (continued) Skip Back 7Characters Skip Back 8Characters Skip Back 9Characters Skip Back 10Characters Send Preset Value Use these bar codes to send preset values. These values must be set using the Scan Prefix and Scan Suffix bar...

  • Page 235: Modify Data

    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 33 Modify Data Modify data in the ways listed. The following actions work for all send commands that follow it within a rule. If pad zeros to length 6, send next 3 characters, stop padding, send next 5 characters is programmed, three zeros are added to the first send, and the next send is unaffected by the padding.

  • Page 236: Pad Data With Spaces

    14 - 34 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Pad Data with Spaces To pad data to the left, scan the bar code containing the desired number of spaces. This parameter is activated by Send commands. Pad Spaces To Length 1...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 35 Pad Data with Spaces (continued) Pad Spaces To Length 5 Pad Spaces To Length 6 Pad Spaces To Length 7 Pad Spaces To Length 8 Pad Spaces To Length 9 Pad Spaces To Length 10...

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    14 - 36 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Pad Data with Spaces (continued) Pad Spaces To Length 11 Pad Spaces To Length 12 Pad Spaces To Length 13 Pad Spaces To Length 14 Pad Spaces To Length 15 Pad Spaces To Length 16...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 37 Pad Data with Spaces (continued) Pad Spaces To Length 17 Pad Spaces To Length 18 Pad Spaces To Length 19 Pad Spaces To Length 20 Pad Spaces To Length 21 Pad Spaces To Length 22...

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    14 - 38 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Pad Data with Spaces (continued) Pad Spaces To Length 23 Pad Spaces To Length 24 Pad Spaces To Length 25 Pad Spaces To Length 26 Pad Spaces To Length 27 Pad Spaces To Length 28...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 39 Pad Data with Spaces (continued) Pad Spaces To Length 29 Pad Spaces To Length 30 Stop Pad Spaces...

  • Page 242: Pad Data With Zeros

    14 - 40 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Pad Data with Zeros To pad data to the left, scan the bar code containing the desired number of zeros. This parameter is activated by Send commands. Pad Zeros To Length 1...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 41 Pad Data with Zeros (continued) Pad Zeros To Length 5 Pad Zeros To Length 6 Pad Zeros To Length 7 Pad Zeros To Length 8 Pad Zeros To Length 9 Pad Zeros To Length 10...

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    14 - 42 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Pad Data with Zeros (continued) Pad Zeros To Length 11 Pad Zeros To Length 12 Pad Zeros To Length 13 Pad Zeros To Length 14 Pad Zeros To Length 15 Pad Zeros To Length 16...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 43 Pad Data with Zeros (continued) Pad Zeros To Length 17 Pad Zeros To Length 18 Pad Zeros To Length 19 Pad Zeros To Length 20 Pad Zeros To Length 21 Pad Zeros To Length 22...

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    14 - 44 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Pad Data with Zeros (continued) Pad Zeros To Length 23 Pad Zeros To Length 24 Pad Zeros To Length 25 Pad Zeros To Length 26 Pad Zeros To Length 27 Pad Zeros To Length 28...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 45 Pad Data with Zeros (continued) Pad Zeros To Length 29 Pad Zeros To Length 30 Stop Pad Zeros...

  • Page 248: Beeps

    14 - 46 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Beeps Select a beep sequence for each ADF rule. Beep Once Beep Twice Beep Three Times...

  • Page 249: Send Keystroke (control Characters And Keyboard Characters)

    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 47 Send Keystroke (Control Characters and Keyboard Characters) Control Characters Scan the “Send __” bar code for the desired keystroke Send Control 2 Send Control A Send Control B Send Control C...

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    14 - 48 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Control Characters (continued) Send Control D Send Control E Send Control F Send Control G Send Control H Send Control I...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 49 Control Characters (continued) Send Control J Send Control K Send Control L Send Control M Send Control N Send Control O...

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    14 - 50 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Control Characters (continued) Send Control P Send Control Q Send Control R Send Control S Send Control T Send Control U...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 51 Control Characters (continued) Send Control V Send Control W Send Control X Send Control Y Send Control Z Send Control [...

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    14 - 52 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Control Characters (continued) Send Control \ Send Control ] Send Control 6 Send Control -...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 53 Keyboard Characters Scan the “Send __” bar code for the desired keyboard characters Send Space Send ! Send “ Send # Send $ Send %...

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    14 - 54 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send & Send ‘ Send ( Send ) Send * Send +...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 55 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send , Send - Send . Send / Send 0 Send 1...

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    14 - 56 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send 2 Send 3 Send 4 Send 5 Send 6 Send 7...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 57 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send 8 Send 9 Send : Send ; Send < Send =...

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    14 - 58 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send > Send ? Send @ Send A Send B Send C...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 59 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send D Send E Send F Send G Send H Send I...

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    14 - 60 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send J Send K Send L Send M Send N Send O...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 61 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send P Send Q Send R Send S Send T Send U...

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    14 - 62 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send V Send W Send X Send Y Send Z Send [...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 63 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send \ Send ] Send ^ Send _ Send ` Send a...

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    14 - 64 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send b Send c Send d Send e Send f Send g...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 65 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send h Send i Send j Send k Send l Send m...

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    14 - 66 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send n Send o Send p Send q Send r Send s...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 67 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send t Send u Send v Send w Send x Send y...

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    14 - 68 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send z Send { Send | Send } Send ~...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 69 Send ALT Characters Send Alt 2 Send Alt A Send Alt B Send Alt C Send Alt D Send Alt E...

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    14 - 70 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Send ALT Characters (continued) Send Alt F Send Alt G Send Alt H Send Alt I Send Alt J Send Alt K...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 71 Send ALT Characters (continued) Send Alt L Send Alt M Send Alt N Send Alt O Send Alt P Send Alt Q...

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    14 - 72 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Send ALT Characters (continued) Send Alt R Send Alt S Send Alt T Send Alt U Send Alt V Send Alt W...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 73 Send ALT Characters (continued) Send Alt X Send Alt Y Send Alt Z Send Alt [ Send Alt \ Send Alt ]...

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    14 - 74 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Send ALT Characters (continued) Send Alt 6 Send Alt -...

  • Page 277

    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 75 Send Keypad Characters Send Keypad * Send Keypad + Send Keypad - Send Keypad . Send Keypad / Send Keypad 0...

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    14 - 76 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Send Keypad Characters (continued) Send Keypad 1 Send Keypad 2 Send Keypad 3 Send Keypad 4 Send Keypad 5 Send Keypad 6...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 77 Send Keypad Characters (continued) Send Keypad 7 Send Keypad 8 Send Keypad 9 Send Keypad Enter Send Keypad Numlock NUM LOCK Send Break Key...

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    14 - 78 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Send Keypad Characters (continued) Send Delete Key Send Page Up Key Send End Key Send Page Down Key Send Pause Key Send Scroll Lock Key...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 79 Send Keypad Characters (continued) Send Backspace Key Send Tab Key Send Print Screen Key Send Insert Key Send Home Key Send Enter Key...

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    14 - 80 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Send Keypad Characters (continued) Send Escape Key Send Up Arrow Key Send Down Arrow Key Send Left Arrow Key Send Right Arrow Key...

  • Page 283

    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 81 Send Function Key Send F1 Key Send F2 Key Send F3 Key Send F4 Key Send F5 Key Send F6 Key...

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    14 - 82 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Send Function Key (continued) Send F7 Key Send F8 Key Send F9 Key Send F10 Key Send F11 Key Send F12 Key...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 83 Send Function Key (continued) Send F13 Key Send F14 Key Send F15 Key Send F16 Key Send F17 Key Send F18 Key...

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    14 - 84 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Send Function Key (continued) Send F19 Key Send F20 Key Send F21 Key Send F22 Key Send F23 Key Send F24 Key...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 85 Send Function Key (continued) Send PF1 Key Send PF2 Key Send PF3 Key Send PF4 Key Send PF5 Key Send PF6 Key...

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    14 - 86 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Send Function Key (continued) Send PF7 Key Send PF8 Key Send PF9 Key Send PF10 Key Send PF11 Key Send PF12 Key...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 87 Send Function Key (continued) Send PF13 Key Send PF14 Key Send PF15 Key Send PF16 Key Send PF17 Key Send PF18 Key...

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    14 - 88 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Send Function Key (continued) Send PF19 Key Send PF20 Key Send PF21 Key Send PF22 Key Send PF23 Key Send PF24 Key...

  • Page 291: Send Right Control Key

    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 89 Send Function Key (continued) Send PF25 Key Send PF26 Key Send PF27 Key Send PF28 Key Send PF29 Key Send PF30 Key Send Right Control Key The “Send Right Control Key” action sends a tap (press and release) of the Right Control Key. Send Right Control Key...

  • Page 292: Send Graphic User Interface (gui) Characters

    14 - 90 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters The “Send Graphic User Interface Character” actions tap the specified key while holding the System Dependent Graphic User Interface (GUI) Key. The definition of the Graphic User Interface key is dependant upon the attached...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 91 Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters (continued) Send GUI 4 Send GUI 5 Send GUI 6 Send GUI 7 Send GUI 8 Send GUI 9...

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    14 - 92 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters (continued) Send GUI A Send GUI B Send GUI C Send GUI D Send GUI E Send GUI F...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 93 Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters (continued) Send GUI G Send GUI H Send GUI I Send GUI J Send GUI K Send GUI L...

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    14 - 94 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters (continued) Send GUI M Send GUI N Send GUI O Send GUI P Send GUI Q Send GUI R...

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    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 95 Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters (continued) Send GUI S Send GUI T Send GUI U Send GUI V Send GUI W Send GUI X...

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    14 - 96 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters (continued) Send GUI Y Send GUI Z...

  • Page 299: Turn On/off Rule Sets

    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 97 Turn On/Off Rule Sets Use these bar codes to turn rule sets on and off. Turn On Rule Set 1 Turn On Rule Set 2 Turn On Rule Set 3 Turn On Rule Set 4...

  • Page 300

    14 - 98 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Turn On/Off Rule Sets (continued) Use these bar codes to turn rule sets on and off. Turn Off Rule Set 1 Turn Off Rule Set 2 Turn Off Rule Set 3 Turn Off Rule Set 4...

  • Page 301: Alphanumeric Keyboard

    Advanced Data Formatting 14 - 99 Alphanumeric Keyboard Space...

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    14 - 100Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued) (Dash) “ &...

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    Advanced Data Formatting14 - 101 Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued) “ <...

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    14 - 102Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued) >...

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    Advanced Data Formatting14 - 103 Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued) (Underscore)

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    14 - 104Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued) NOTE Bar codes on this page should not be confused with those on the numeric keypad.

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    Advanced Data Formatting14 - 105 Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)

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    14 - 106Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)

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    Advanced Data Formatting14 - 107 Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)

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    14 - 108Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)

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    Advanced Data Formatting14 - 109 Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)

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    14 - 110Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued) Cancel End of Message...

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    Advanced Data Formatting14 - 111 Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)

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    14 - 112Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)

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    Advanced Data Formatting14 - 113 Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)

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    14 - 114Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)

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    Advanced Data Formatting14 - 115 Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)

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    14 - 116Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide...

  • Page 319

    Appendix A Standard Default Parameters Standard Default Parameters Table Table A-1 Page Parameter Default Number User Preferences Set Default Parameter All Defaults Beeper Tone High Beeper Volume High Power Mode Continuous On Laser On Time 3.0 sec Beep After Good Decode Enable Trigger Mode Level...

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    A - 2 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Page Parameter Default Number Convert Wedge Data Do Not Convert Wedge Data Function Key Mapping Disable 5-10 FN1 Substitution Disable 5-10 Send Make and Break...

  • Page 321: Table Of Contents

    Standard Default Parameters A - 3 Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Page Parameter Default Number Function Key Mapping Disable 7-10 Simulated Caps Lock Disable 7-10 Convert Case No Case Conversion 7-11 IBM 468X/469X Host Parameters Port Address None Selected Convert Unknown to Code 39 Disable Wand Emulation Host Parameters...

  • Page 322

    A - 4 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Page Parameter Default Number UPC/EAN UPC-A Enable 12-5 UPC-E Enable 12-5 UPC-E1 Disable 12-6 EAN-13/JAN 13 Enable 12-6 EAN-8/JAN 8 Enable 12-7 Bookland EAN Disable...

  • Page 323

    Standard Default Parameters A - 5 Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Page Parameter Default Number Convert Code 39 to Code 32 Disable 12-21 Code 32 Prefix Disable 12-21 Set Length(s) for Code 39 2 to 55 12-22 Code 39 Check Digit Verification Disable 12-23 Transmit Code 39 Check Digit...

  • Page 324

    A - 6 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Page Parameter Default Number Disable 12-40 Set Lengths for MSI 6 to 55 12-40 MSI Check Digits 12-42 Transmit MSI Check Digit(s) Disable 12-42 MSI Check Digit Algorithm...

  • Page 325

    Appendix B Programming Reference Symbol Code Identifiers Symbol Code Characters Table B-1 Code Code Type Character UPC-A, UPC-E, UPC-E1, EAN-8, EAN-13 Code 39, Code 32 Codabar Code 128 Code 93 Interleaved 2 of 5 Discrete 2 of 5, or Discrete 2 of 5 IATA Code 11 UCC/EAN-128 Bookland EAN...

  • Page 326: Aim Code Identifiers

    B - 2 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide AIM Code Identifiers Each AIM Code Identifier contains the three-character string ]cm where: Flag Character (ASCII 93) Code Character (see Table B-2) Modifier Character (see Table B-3) Aim Code Characters Table B-2...

  • Page 327

    Programming Reference B - 3 The modifier character is the sum of the applicable option values based on Table B-3. Modifier Characters Table B-3 Code Type Option Value Option Code 39 No check character or Full ASCII processing. Reader has checked one check character. Reader has checked and stripped check character.

  • Page 328

    B - 4 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Modifier Characters (Continued) Table B-3 Code Type Option Value Option Check digits are sent. No check digit is sent. Example: An MSI bar code 4123, with a single check digit checked, is transmitted as...

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    Programming Reference B - 5...

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    B - 6 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide...

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    Appendix C Sample Bar Codes UPC-A 12345 67890 UPC-E 123456 UPC-E1 123456...

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    C - 2 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide EAN-13 3 456789 012340 EAN-8 1234 5670 Code 39 123ABC...

  • Page 333: Trioptic Code

    Sample Bar Codes C - 3 Trioptic Code 39 456123 Code 93 12345ABCDE Code 11 Æ1234567890Æ...

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    C - 4 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Codabar A1234567890A 123456789 Interleaved 2 of 5 12345678912345...

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    Appendix D Numeric Bar Codes 0, 1, 2 For parameters requiring specific numeric values, scan the appropriately numbered bar code(s).

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    D - 2 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide 3, 4, 5, 6 For parameters requiring specific numeric values, scan the appropriately numbered bar code(s).

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    Numeric Bar Codes D - 3 7, 8, 9 For parameters requiring specific numeric values, scan the appropriately numbered bar code(s). Cancel In case of an error or to change the selection, scan the bar code below. Cancel...

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    D - 4 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide...

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    Glossary Aperture. The opening in an optical system defined by a lens or baffle that establishes the field of view. ASCII. American Standard Code for Information Interchange. A 7 bit-plus-parity code representing 128 letters, numerals, punctuation marks and control characters. It is a standard data transmission code in the U.S. Autodiscrimination.

  • Page 340

    Glossary - 2 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Boot or Boot-up. The process a computer goes through when it starts. During boot-up, the computer can run self-diagnostic tests and configure hardware and software. bps. See Bits Per Second. Byte. On an addressable boundary, eight adjacent binary digits (0 and 1) combined in a pattern to represent a specific character or numeric value.

  • Page 341

    Glossary - 3 Continuous Code. A bar code or symbol in which all spaces within the symbol are parts of characters. There are no intercharacter gaps in a continuous code. The absence of gaps allows for greater information density. Cradle. A cradle is used for charging the terminal battery and for communicating with a host computer, and provides a storage place for the terminal when not in use.

  • Page 342

    Glossary - 4 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Hz. Hertz; A unit of frequency equal to one cycle per second. IEC. International Electrotechnical Commission. This international agency regulates laser safety by specifying various laser operation classes based on power output during operation.

  • Page 343

    Glossary - 5 Light Emitting Diode. See LED. MIL. 1 mil = 1 thousandth of an inch. MIN. Mobile Identification Number. The unique account number associated with a cellular device. It is broadcast by the cellular device when accessing the cellular system. Misread (Misdecode).

  • Page 344

    Glossary - 6 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide Print Contrast Signal (PCS). Measurement of the contrast (brightness difference) between the bars and spaces of a symbol. A minimum PCS value is needed for a bar code symbol to be scannable. PCS = (RL - RD) / RL, where RL is the reflectance factor of the background and RD the reflectance factor of the dark bars.

  • Page 345

    Glossary - 7 SPP. Serial Port Profile. Start/Stop Character. A pattern of bars and spaces that provides the scanner with start and stop reading instructions and scanning direction. The start and stop characters are normally to the left and right margins of a horizontal code. Substrate.

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    Glossary - 8 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide...

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    Index Numerics skip back "n" characters ....14-27 skip back characters ....14-31 123Scan parameters .

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    Index - 2 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide special commands ..... . 14-6 stop bit select ..... . . 6-16 specific data string .

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    Index - 3 default table ......7-3 scanner emulation ..... . . 10-3 device type .

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    Index - 4 Symbol LS3408 Product Reference Guide parameters technical specifications ..... . . 3-4 IBM 468X/469X ......8-4 keyboard wedge .

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