Symbol LS4278 Product Reference Guide
Connecting Using Scanner Emulation
Chapter 4, Radio Communications
The scanner must be connected to the cradle for the host parameter setting to take effect. When the scanner
is not connected to a cradle, and a host parameter bar code is scanned, a long low/long high beep sequence
To perform Scanner Emulation, connect the cradle to a mobile computer, or a controller which collects the data and interprets it for
Host Port Connector
To connect the Scanner Emulation interface:
1. Attach the modular connector of the Scanner Emulation interface cable to the host port on the bottom of the scanner cradle
Connecting the Cradle on page
2. Connect the other end of the Scanner Emulation interface cable to the scanner port on the mobile computer or controller.
3. Scan the Scanner Emulation host bar code from
4. To modify any other parameter options, scan the appropriate bar codes in this chapter.
Interface cables vary depending on configuration. he connectors illustrated in
The connectors may be different than those illustrated, but the steps to connect the cradle remain the same.
If a power supply is used, disconnect the power supply before changing host cables or the cradle may not
recognize the new host.
Connect the cradle to a 5 volt decoder only. Connecting the cradle to a 12 volt decoder can damage
the scanner and invalidate the warranty.
for information about scanner/cradle pairing and wireless
Figure 11-1. Scanner Emulation Connection
Scanner Emulation Host on page 11-6
to enable the Scanner Emulation host
are examples only.